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February 2019

Tue 19 February, 2019

Reckless taxi driver caught on helmet camera and stripped of licence

A driver that turned a corner on the wrong side of the road, hit a cyclist and drove away without stopping has lost his licence to drive a taxi in North West Leicestershire. Shocking footage captured on the headcam of cyclist Dylan May shows the taxi..

Wed 6 February, 2019

New Coalville Leisure Centre and transformation of Hood Park a step closer as management partner chosen

Everyone Active chosen as NWLDC’s leisure management partner New £22 million leisure centre to be built in Coalville – expected 2021 £1.2 million revamp of Ashby Leisure Centre and Lido to take place in 2019 £1 million to be invested in..

Fri 1 February, 2019

Pensioner jailed for prolonged campaign of harassment against neighbour

UPDATE - Wednesday 6 February, Following the court's decision to stay the jail sentence the judiciary released the following statement: Spokesman for the judiciary:  “On 28 January Mrs Neal was sentenced to 28 days imprisonment for breach of an..

January 2019

Fri 25 January, 2019

Private hire driver found guilty of fraud

A private hire driver has been given a 12-month community order for failing to disclose his licence history. Mr Ali Hassan, 35, was found guilty of fraud by false representation at Leicester Magistrates' Court on Tuesday, December 5. Hassan, of Patch..

Tue 22 January, 2019

New market and events space coming soon to a former pub in Coalville

A new indoor market and events space will be created in a former Coalville pub, thanks to investment by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC).

Mon 14 January, 2019

Changes to council tax discounts to help young care leavers and reduce empty properties

Changes to council tax discounts in North West Leicestershire will support care leavers and require people with second and empty homes to pay more.

Thu 10 January, 2019

NWLDC committed to Marlborough Square redesign

The Leader of North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has confirmed his commitment to the redesign of Marlborough Square in Coalville as part of the council’s work to regenerate the town.

Thu 10 January, 2019

Take steps to develop strength and balance

A programme designed to help over 65s develop strength and balance, and ultimately prevent falls, has proven so popular it has been expanded. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) organises the Steady Steps classes which are aimed at..

Mon 7 January, 2019

Remembrance service marks 30 year anniversary of Kegworth Air Disaster

A community is gathering on Tuesday (8 January) to remember those that lost their lives in the tragic events of the Kegworth Air Disaster 30 years ago. Families of some of the victims and some of the survivors of the disaster will also attend the..

December 2018

Fri 21 December, 2018

Mobility classes the perfect fit for older generation

Free classes proven to help older people stay active, reduce their chances of falls and feel less socially isolated are available in North West Leicestershire.  Organised by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), the classes are..