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October 2021

Wed 20 October, 2021

Plans for Marlborough Square redesign back on track after delays

Details of the council's plans to redesign Marlborough Square to be a place for markets and events. The project has been delayed, most recently by a collapsed sewer, but the plans are now back on track.

Tue 19 October, 2021

Bin collections are changing for half of the district – look out for your new collection calendar

Bin collections across North West Leicestershire are changing from November as part of work to reduce emissions and save money. Nearly half of households across the district will see their collection day or bin schedule change from 1 November as the..

Thu 14 October, 2021

Free scheme returns to make National Forest district greener

A scheme that has helped to plant more than 100,000 trees in North West Leicestershire is back for its 12th year. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) works in partnership with the National Forest Company to make thousands of free trees..

Tue 12 October, 2021

Coalville’s first outdoor art gallery gives local artists a boost

Local artists and special guests recently celebrated the success of Coalville’s first outdoor art gallery exhibition. The celebration, which took place at Conkers in Moira, was organised by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) and..

September 2021

Thu 30 September, 2021

Battery powered or fuelled by waste food oil – all change for NWLDC’s vehicles as it strives for Zero Carbon

All North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) vehicles will be low or zero emission in the next three years as part of its work to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Wed 29 September, 2021

Jobs fair to return to North West Leicestershire virtually

An extended virtual jobs fair will return to North West Leicestershire from Tuesday 5 October. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), Jobcentre Plus and the SMB College Group have organised a third virtual jobs fair, this time taking..

Tue 21 September, 2021

Let’s be COVID-safe together: New scheme aims to increase consumer confidence and encourage visits to local shops and venues

Regional lockdowns have had a major impact on local businesses and consumer confidence has not yet fully returned. In response North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has launched a new scheme to support local businesses and give shoppers..

Thu 16 September, 2021

East Midlands Freeport reaches important milestone

Plans for the UK’s only inland freeport have taken a major step forward after an outline business case was submitted to the Government.

Mon 13 September, 2021

Work underway to revitalise Coalville’s Belvoir Shopping Centre

*Shared in partnership with Gylo The necessary demolition works which will bring an exciting new feel to Coalville’s Belvoir Shopping Centre are now well underway. The new investement in the heart of the town is being provided by Gylo, who acquired..

Mon 13 September, 2021

Ashby Statutes Fair comes to Town

As we approach Autumn, this annual event in Ashby-de-la-Zouch opens on Friday 17 September bringing some colour and excitement to the town. From waltzers to dodgems, from hook a duck to darts, there is something for everyone, including some very old..