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April 2021

Thu 29 April, 2021

Leicestershire’s polling stations will be safe places to visit

With just over a week to go until election day, Leicestershire’s director of public health has reassured voters that polling stations are safe places to visit, despite the pandemic. Mike Sandys has joined with Bev Smith, Police Area Returning..

Thu 15 April, 2021

Pharmacies give domestic abuse victims lifeline in new campaign

Pharmacies across North West Leicestershire are supporting a new domestic abuse scheme which allows victims to discreetly signal that they are in danger. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is working in partnership with more than 80%..

Tue 13 April, 2021

Virtual remembrance service and book of condolence

Remembrance Service A Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving for HRH the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh will take place at Leicester Cathedral on Thursday 15 April at 5pm. The public are invited to join online as the service is livestreamed on..

Fri 9 April, 2021

Book of condolences opens as tributes paid to The Duke of Edinburgh

Following the sad death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh, HM Lord-Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Michael Kapur OBE, said: “I am deeply saddened by the death of The Duke, who dedicated his life to the service of our country and to..

Fri 9 April, 2021

Caution urged as restrictions ease from Monday

*Shared in partnership with Leicestershire County Council Leicestershire County Council’s director of public health says the lowest COVID-19 infection rates since the summer of 2020 are “welcome news” while re-iterating a ‘stay cautious’..

Fri 9 April, 2021

Employment opportunities at North West Leicestershire virtual job fair

Leading employers including DHL, East Midlands Airport Training Academy and Oakland International will be among more than 20 businesses offering opportunities at North West Leicestershire’s second virtual job fair. With Covid-19 continuing to..

Thu 8 April, 2021

Nominations confirmed for Police and Crime Commissioner elections

The candidates for the upcoming Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) election on Thursday 6 May have been finalised. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), the authority responsible for the administration of the election,..

Wed 7 April, 2021

North West Leicestershire boosts its recycling rate

Environmentally friendly residents in North West Leicestershire have helped to boost the district’s household recycling rate by 1.3 per cent new figures have revealed. In 2019, North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) launched its Recycle..

Tue 6 April, 2021

Reopening date for local leisure centres announced

*shared in partnership with Everyone Active* Leisure centres in North West Leicestershire are set to reopen from Monday, April 12, after receiving the Government’s go ahead for Step 2 of the roadmap. Hood Park Leisure Centre and Hermitage Leisure..

March 2021

Wed 24 March, 2021

New vision for future of East Midlands economy post Covid is revealed

*Shared in patnership with Midlands Engine* A new vision for the long-term future of the East Midlands economy is revealed today with images which show how landmark sites could together deliver tens of thousands of new jobs and drive a futuristic..