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October 2019

Thu 17 October, 2019

Bus depot transformation complete as new car showroom opens in Coalville

A former bus depot in Coalville has opened as a car showroom, bringing new jobs to the town and regenerating a derelict site on Ashby Road.   With support from North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) grant schemes the owners of the..

Wed 16 October, 2019

New leisure centre given green light

A new, state of the art leisure centre in Coalville was given the green light last night (Tuesday 15 October 2019) when it received planning permission.

Tue 15 October, 2019

Council and house builder work together to secure future for local charity

Hospice Hope, a local charity which provides support for people with life limiting conditions, will have a new home, thanks to a partnership between North West Leicestershire District Council and Bloor Homes.

Mon 14 October, 2019

Children’s toy workshop at Palitoy

*Shared on behalf of Coalville Heritage Society* A special workshop for children to make a copy of a historic toy, a ‘Flitafast’ windmill, will be held at the Many Faces of Palitoy exhibition in Coalville. The workshop will be a fun and creative..

Fri 11 October, 2019

Councils' joint statement on local government in Leicestershire

The seven district councils in Leicestershire have issued a joint statement following the publication of a document by the county council regarding local government structure in Leicestershire. The statement, issued on behalf of Blaby, Charnwood,..

Thu 10 October, 2019

First electric taxi licensed in North West Leicestershire

North West Leicestershire has its first electric private hire vehicle after CK Cars’ new Tesla was officially licenced by the district council.  The Ellistown firm has invested £50,000 in the new car as it looks to adopt a greener and more..

Wed 9 October, 2019

Brexit: No Deal Readiness Report

Today (Wednesday 9 October 2019) the Government has published the No Deal Readiness Report

Thu 3 October, 2019

This autumn, the toys are coming home

*Shared in partnership with Coalville Heritage Sociery* Action Man, Pippa, Tressy, Tiny Tears, Care Bears, Strawberry Shortcake, Star Wars and many more are making a welcome return to Coalville this autumn.  The Many Faces of Palitoy exhibition..

Wed 2 October, 2019

Majority of UK’s over-65s are not active enough

Research announced today, on International Day of Older Persons (Tuesday 1 October), has revealed that more than three quarters of over-65s do not hit the recommended exercise targets. This is despite the warnings that sedentary behaviour is linked..

Wed 2 October, 2019

EU Exit planning for food and drink businesses

*Shared in partnership with Melton Borough Council and the LLEP* The government continues to prepare for the UK’s exit from the European Union on 31st October. To prepare businesses for this Melton Borough Council has partnered with the Department..