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July 2020

Fri 10 July, 2020

£24m grant funding approved for priority economic projects in Leicester and Leicestershire

*Shared on behalf of Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Limited (LLEP)* The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Limited (LLEP) is pleased to announce that £24.43m of grant funding is to be awarded from the Leicester..

Thu 9 July, 2020

New contractor sought as Coalville Newmarket construction pushed forward

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is looking to appoint a new contractor to finish the nearly-complete Newmarket in Coalville. Westone Housing Ltd had been appointed to transform the former Litten Tree pub in Marlborough Square into..

Thu 9 July, 2020

Further data released by county council

*Shared on behalf of Leicestershire County Council* Leicestershire County Council has released more detailed data as part of efforts to urge residents to play their part in tackling the rate of coronavirus infection in the county. As some concerned..

Fri 3 July, 2020

£500k funding boost to help Kegworth village centre thrive

Kegworth village centre is set for a major revamp after £500,000 of funding was secured this week by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). The funding comes from the Business Rates Pool via the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise..

Fri 3 July, 2020

£20 million ‘new deal’ allocation

*Posted on behalf of the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP)* The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership Ltd. (LLEP) has been awarded £20 million as part of the government’s ‘Getting Building’ fund. The..

Thu 2 July, 2020

Taxis ready to offer safe trips home

With many pubs and bars due to reopen on Saturday 4 July, people in North West Leicestershire are being reminded that licensed taxis offer a safe way home from a night out.

Wed 1 July, 2020

Supporting pubs, bars and restaurants safely

As pubs, bars, cafes, restaurants and many other North West Leicestershire businesses re-open this weekend, residents are being encouraged to support them in a responsible way. In recent weeks, North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) and..

June 2020

Fri 26 June, 2020

Man caught on bodycam littering from a moving vehicle faces bill of more than £800

A man that threw fast food packaging out of his car has been instructed to pay more than £800 after the footage was caught on a police officer’s bodycam. Brendan Evans, 30, of Holly Road, Measham, was driving on Nottingham Road, Ashby on 13..

Thu 25 June, 2020

Coalville’s Future High Streets funding bid submitted

The next step towards generating substantial funding for Coalville town centre has been taken after a business case was submitted this week to the Government’s Future High Streets Fund. At the end of last year, North West Leicestershire District..

Wed 24 June, 2020

North West Leicestershire District Council appoints new Chairman and Leader

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) appointed Councillor Virge Richichi as the new Chairman at its annual meeting on Tuesday 23 June 2020. Councillor Richichi is the ward councillor for Sence Valley and as well as presiding over..