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February 2023

Tue 28 February, 2023

A bright future for local charity as work starts on day centre

The future of a local charity is looking bright as work starts to build them a new home. NWLDC has provided land in Swannington to Hospice Hope so it can create a bespoke facility and continue its work supporting people with life limiting conditions..

Tue 28 February, 2023

Former market hall site to be released for leisure use

The former market hall site in Coalville could be transformed into a commercial leisure facility. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), which owns the building, is currently marketing the site with the aim of attracting investment in..

Fri 24 February, 2023

NWLDC freezes council tax for 14th year and commits investment in carbon reduction

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) will make further steps towards being a zero carbon council, invest in CCTV and improve sheltered housing following approval of its budget on Thursday 23 February 2023.

Fri 24 February, 2023

Leaders write to Government about asylum seeker concerns

Joint press release issued by North West Leicestershire District Council and Leicestershire County Council about the use of Yew Lodge Hotel, Kegworth, by the Home Office

Wed 22 February, 2023

Mobile café loved by all makes top 20 list

A North West Leicestershire mobile barista café has been recognised as one of the top 20 most loved businesses across the UK thanks to a national initiative. The Little Bluebird Cafe in Ibstock has been nominated amongst locals as their favourite..

Thu 16 February, 2023

Changes to Coalville services to protect council tax freeze

Changes will be made to some services in Coalville in order to preserve a freeze on council tax. Following a decision by North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Cabinet, various changes will be made to reduce the budget, so that the..

Tue 14 February, 2023

More than 700,000 customers flock to Whitwick and Coalville Leisure Centre

Press release about the Whitwick and Coalville Leisure Centre, shared on behalf of Everyone Active

Fri 3 February, 2023

Applications now open for funding to celebrate the King’s Coronation

To celebrate the coronation of King Charles III, groups in North West Leicestershire can apply for funding to mark the occasion. Parish councils, community groups and schools are among those who can apply for North West Leicestershire District..

Thu 2 February, 2023

Back to the books for Barthorpe’s Barbers’ Maria

An entrepreneurial mother of five has been inspired to go back to college and launch a new career following the expansion of the family-run corner shop.