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December 2019

Thu 12 December, 2019

Parliamentary election results - December 2019

Results of the parliamentary election December 2019

Wed 11 December, 2019

The Big Weekend comedy festival is coming to the National Forest

Comedians Zoe Lyons, Tom Binns and Lloyd Griffith will headline The Big Weekend in the National Forest shows next year. The popular acts will be coming to North West Leicestershire between 5 and 9 February as part of a satellite event of the hugely..

Mon 9 December, 2019

North West Leicestershire businesses excel at tourism awards

North West Leicestershire tourism businesses have put themselves on the map after taking prizes in 16 of the 29 award categories at the 2019 Leicestershire Tourism and Hospitality Awards. The businesses represented a mixture of new and well..

Wed 4 December, 2019

Coalville Newmarket plans receive approval

A former pub in Coalville will be transformed into a new, modern indoor market after planning permission was granted. The former Litten Tree pub in Marlborough Square will be become a market hall, with traditional market stalls and food vendors, as..

Mon 2 December, 2019

New ‘The Forest Floor’ sculpture unveiled in Ashby

Schoolchildren from Ashby-de-la-Zouch have joined artist Adrian Moakes to celebrate the official unveiling of a new National Forest-inspired sculpture in the town.  ‘The Forest Floor’ sculpture is part of the community engagement work proposed..

November 2019

Thu 28 November, 2019

What could the Hermitage site be used for? 200+ people give their feedback – online survey now available

More than 200 people attended a special community event to give their ideas and feedback about the future use of the Hermitage recreation ground and leisure centre site.

Wed 27 November, 2019

Teabags, bones, fish and more to be collected as food waste trials starts in North West Leicestershire

More than 2,000 households in and around Measham are taking part in a food waste collection trial with North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC).  The trial is part of NWLDC’s Recycle more… plan, which aims to bring the district’s..

Fri 22 November, 2019

Shop local in free car parks this Christmas

Festive shoppers in Coalville and Ashby de la Zouch are being encouraged to support local businesses and our high streets this Christmas by taking advantage of free Saturday parking.  North West Leicestershire District Council will make its car..

Mon 18 November, 2019

Kayleigh’s Love Story – police encourage continued viewings of “vital resource”

*Shared in partnership with Leicestershire Police* Four years since the death of Leicestershire schoolgirl Kayleigh Haywood, police are continuing to encourage parents and teachers to show the film of the last 14 days of her life. Kayleigh’s Love..

Mon 18 November, 2019

Spice Girls tribute act headlines annual Christmas in Coalville celebration

A feast of festive entertainment including a Spice Girls tribute act is lined up for the annual Christmas in Coalville celebration on Saturday 23 November.  The fun-filled day organised by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) and..