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August 2022

Wed 31 August, 2022

Local employers encouraged to sign up to free jobs and skills fair

Employers in North West Leicestershire can advertise vacancies for free with a hybrid job fair this autumn.

Fri 26 August, 2022

Annual heritage festival returns to celebrate district’s past this September

A fortnight of events to celebrate North West Leicestershire’s heritage and culture is set to return in September.  North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Hello Heritage festival is back with free guided walks, open days and..

Thu 25 August, 2022

Landowners and council join forces to remind dog owners to bag it and bin it

Landowners across North West Leicestershire are joining calls for dog owners to pick up after their dogs to reduce the spread of harmful parasites.

Thu 18 August, 2022

Deadline for £150 Energy Rebate looms; residents urged to claim their funds

More than £200,000 of Energy Rebate remains unclaimed across North West Leicestershire, and eligible households are being urged to cash in their £150 vouchers by 30 September.

Fri 12 August, 2022

Unlicensed driver hire leads to hefty fine for taxi boss

A North West Leicestershire taxi firm owner must pay over £8,000 in fines and costs for allowing an unlicensed driver to carry out bookings illegally. Ejaz Ahmed, 51, Hunter Street, Burton-upon-Trent, received a £1,600 fine and was ordered to pay..

Thu 11 August, 2022

Important advice to keep people safe as heatwave temperatures soar again in Leicestershire

Press release about measures during the heatwave shared on behalf of the Local Resilience Forum for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.

Tue 9 August, 2022

Three young market traders showcase business ideas ahead of regional final

Finalists from young traders markets in North West Leicestershire will soon be heading to Wolverhampton for the last leg of a regional competition. Traders winning awards at Coalville’s Newmarket and Ashby Artisan Market’s young traders events..

Thu 4 August, 2022

Broomleys Cemetery receives the coveted Green Flag Award

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has received a Green Flag Award for its Broomleys Cemetery, one of 2208 UK winners. The award is the international quality benchmark for parks and cemeteries. Green spaces have played a vital role..

Wed 3 August, 2022

New hive of activity for local buzz-ness thanks to council grant

A former engineer obsessed by bees, who decided to change his career overnight, has become beekeeper to more than five million honeybees across Leicestershire.