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May 2022

Tue 31 May, 2022

Groups get off to a royally good start with Jubilee funding

North West Leicestershire is celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee with over 40 events planned thanks to funding from a special Platinum Jubilee grant scheme. Street parties, fetes and afternoon teas will be taking place across the district to..

Tue 31 May, 2022

Council secures first sale of long-term empty home in picturesque village

A cottage that has stood empty for more than a decade has been sold thanks to council intervention. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) forced the sale of 11 School Lane, Newton Burgoland, which had been empty for around 14 years,..

Fri 20 May, 2022

Get ready for an active adventure and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes

* Shared on behalf of Active Together The Let's Get Moving Active Adventure Challenge is coming to a park near you from May 23rd to June 5th 2022! Eight parks across Leicestershire and Rutland are hosting the Let’s Get Moving Active Adventure..

Wed 18 May, 2022

Councils to consider approach over housing and employment distribution

District councils across Leicestershire, working with the City Council and County Council, have agreed to consider a proposed approach to the distribution of new homes and employment land to meet future needs which cannot be accommodated in..

Fri 13 May, 2022

New Chairman of North West Leicestershire announced

Councillor Russell Boam was presented with the ceremonial chains of office of Chairman of North West Leicestershire this week.

Thu 12 May, 2022

Discarded cigarette end costs litter lout more than £500

A litter lout is counting the cost of throwing a cigarette butt from a car window in North West Leicestershire after being fined a total of more than £500.

Wed 11 May, 2022

North West Leicestershire District Council appoints new Chief Executive

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has appointed a new Chief Executive. At a meeting of Full Council on Tuesday 10 May 2022, councillors agreed to appoint Allison Thomas, who will join the authority in August.

Mon 9 May, 2022

Solar Together scheme launches in district

North West Leicestershire District Council has partnered with Leicestershire authorities and iChoosr to help residents looking to add solar panels to their homes, with the Solar Together scheme.

Mon 9 May, 2022

Coalville’s Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebrations announced

Queen and Beatles tribute acts will headline the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Celebration in Coalville this summer. Families in the town will enjoy live music, children’s rides and entertainment as the town comes together to mark the 70th anniversary..