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April 2018

Tue 24 April, 2018

Fines increased to £150 to deter litter louts

The maximum penalty for littering in North West Leicestershire has been almost doubled to £150 in an effort to help keep the district green and tidy. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has chosen to adopt the new regulations which..

Wed 18 April, 2018

Relationships strengthened in bid to tackle rural crime

Farmers and rural business owners have met with leading police and council representatives to share experiences of rural crime and discuss means of tackling it. The North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) event on Monday 16 April was..

Wed 18 April, 2018

Set out your stall for Coalville music and picnic events

Preparations are already under way to bring back two popular family-friendly summer events in Coalville and now’s the time for charities and businesses to get involved. Music and Picnic in the Park take place back to back over Saturday 23 and..

Wed 18 April, 2018

See redesign plans for Marlborough Square

Plans to redesign Marlborough Square in Coalville have taken a step forward with detailed designs now available to the public.

Tue 17 April, 2018

Council working to protect Royal Hotel in Ashby

Officers from North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) are working with the owners of the Royal Hotel in Ashby de la Zouch to secure the long term future of the Grade II listed building. The hotel closed in March due to financial pressures..

Thu 12 April, 2018

Crime workshop for district’s rural farmers and businesses

Farmers and business owners from rural communities will learn from experts about how they can help play a part in crime reduction.  Hosted jointly by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) and Leicestershire Police, the upcoming rural..

Thu 12 April, 2018

Landlords reminded of property energy and safety responsibilities

Landlords in North West Leicestershire will now need a minimum E rated energy performance certificate before renting out their homes to tenants. The new law applies to all rented homes in the UK, and North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC)..

Wed 11 April, 2018

Planning permission paves way for Castle Donington Dominos

Pizza takeaway firm Dominos could be set to open a new store in Castle Donington after planning permission was granted to change the use of an existing shop. North West Leicestershire District Council’s Planning Committee voted in favour of..

Wed 11 April, 2018

Charity dinner raises almost £4,000 for worthy causes

More than 140 guests have helped raise £3,800 at the annual fund-raising dinner hosted by the Chairman of North West Leicestershire District Council. The Air Ambulance, LOROS and the Salvation Army were the charities chosen to benefit from the event..

Fri 6 April, 2018

Tenants move into first new-build council homes for three decades

The first council homes to be built in North West Leicestershire for 27 years have just been completed. The two houses and four bungalows have been built on North West Leicestershire District Council-owned sites at Linford Crescent and Verdon..

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