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December 2023

Thu 21 December, 2023

Pupils from Moira Primary School wheeling off to celebrate

Two pupils from Moira have been presented brand new bikes after winning a festive design competition.

Thu 21 December, 2023

Winners of council’s Christmas competitions have been announced

Voting is now closed for best dressed window, Coalville illuminations and where’s the elf? In North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) annual Christmas competitions.

Wed 20 December, 2023

Helping people to stay safe on ‘Mad Friday’

Friday 22 December is known by some as ‘Mad Friday’ - a day when people finish work for the Christmas holidays and head out to celebrate. It’s also a day when people drink too much, don’t plan ahead and put themselves at risk.

Wed 13 December, 2023

Advertising and sponsorship opportunities with local council

Local businesses and organisations will be able to advertise with North West Leicestershire District Council (NWDLC) more easily, with the introduction of an advertising and sponsorship policy approved by Cabinet last night (Tuesday 12 December).

Tue 12 December, 2023

Homeless households prioritised for district housing

People at risk of becoming homeless will now be given greater priority for housing in North West Leicestershire.

Thu 7 December, 2023

Taxi driver stripped of licence by council and courts for financially grooming elderly passenger

A taxi driver who preyed on a vulnerable 70-year-old passenger and extorted thousands of pounds from her has had his licence stripped by a council, magistrates and crown court judge.

Wed 6 December, 2023

Pupils plant bulbs in Coalville Park ready for spring

A burst of spring colour is guaranteed to spread further in Coalville following the green fingered work of local school children.

Wed 6 December, 2023

Tiny Forest community planting signals beginning of Hermitage eco-park development

Local schools and communities teamed up to plant trees for the Tiny Forest, contributing to North West Leicestershire District Council's (NWLDC) eco-park development at Hermitage Recreation Ground.

Tue 5 December, 2023

YMCA wins Chairman’s Choice for Best Dressed Window 2023

Businesses in Coalville have been getting in the festive mood by creating fabulous window displays for North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Best Dressed Window competition which has seen YMCA win Chairman’s Choice 2023.

Mon 4 December, 2023

Huge success following Free Tree Scheme 2023

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) gave away 32,800 trees as part of its annual Free Tree Scheme.