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October 2017

Thu 19 October, 2017

North West Leicestershire recognised in tourism awards nominations

Nine North West Leicestershire venues and events have been put forward as finalists at the annual Leicestershire Promotions 2017 Tourism & Hospitality Awards. The Best Western Premier Yew Lodge Hotel with its accompanying Marco Pierre White..

Thu 19 October, 2017

Interviews offered at Coalville Job and Skills Fair

Businesses at a job fair held in Coalville last week offered interviews to a quarter of the job hunters that attended. Around 100 job seekers spoke to recruitment agencies, local companies and careers experts at the event, which took place at..

Mon 16 October, 2017

North West Leicestershire Local Plan receives green light from Planning Inspector

The North West Leicestershire Local Plan has been approved by the Planning Inspector, giving the district a clear idea of how it will develop and grow over the next 15 years. The plan, which includes policies on housing, employment, infrastructure..

Fri 13 October, 2017

New Coalville bar gives town’s nightlife a lift

A ‘vibrant and exciting’ new bar in Coalville is looking to enhance and improve the town’s nightlife after opening its doors this month. Bar X forms part of the Emporium night club which received a grant worth more than £44,000 from North West..

Thu 12 October, 2017

Snibston plans to be considered by district council

*Posted on behalf of Leicestershire County Council* Plans to completely transform the former Snibston Colliery site and country park into a vibrant place to live and visit moved a step closer this week. The county council proposals, first revealed..

Mon 9 October, 2017

Webinars to help you be prepared for emergencies

*Posted on behalf of the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Local Resilience Forum (LLR) LLR Prepared Week 2017  9 – 13 October FREE WEBINARS – Preparing your families, businesses and communities for emergencies Join us daily at midday from..

Fri 6 October, 2017

Dog fouling campaign launched to halt livestock miscarriages

Rural dog walkers in North West Leicestershire are being challenged to help reduce the number of farm animals aborting their young. Farmers across the district have linked up to support the campaign which forms part of the North West Leicestershire..

Thu 5 October, 2017

Results of North West Leicestershire District Council Planning Committee – Tuesday 3 October

At the meeting of Planning Committee held on Tuesday 3 October, three planning applications were considered. One was permitted and two were refused. Please see the table below for more detail. An application to change the already approved building of..

Wed 4 October, 2017

North West Leicestershire District recruits new Strategic Director of Place

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has confirmed the appointment of a new Strategic Director of Place. James Arnold, who will take up the role in January, is an architect-planner who has worked in private practice and for city and..

Tue 3 October, 2017

Fresh look for Snarestone Conery to benefit entire community

A recreation ground has received a new lease of life after being boosted by funding support. Snarestone Conery now boasts a number of improvements and new features thanks to Snarestone Parish Council’s bid to upgrade and enhance the space, with..

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