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April 2019

Wed 17 April, 2019

Sign up to rural crime prevention evening

Rural security will be the focus of a special event hosted by the Safer North West Partnership on Thursday 9 May. The partnership, which brings together a number of agencies including Leicestershire Police and North West Leicestershire District..

Thu 4 April, 2019

Tap into grant funding and do something special in your community

New funding is being made available to community groups that want to make a difference in the towns and villages of North West Leicestershire. As of 1 April, three North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) grant schemes reopened, all..

March 2019

Thu 28 March, 2019

Co-op and council join forces to ramp up security at Castle Donington shop in a bid to discourage fly-tipping

Central England Co-op bosses have teamed up with council enforcement officers to install a range of new security measures at a Castle Donington store in a bid to end the scourge of fly-tipping at the site. The team at the Central England Co-op Food..

Thu 28 March, 2019

Harness community spirit and take part in annual spring clean

People living across North West Leicestershire will head out into their communities next weekend for a little bit of spring cleaning. A number of towns and villages across the district have organised litter picks as part of the national Great British..

Thu 28 March, 2019

Keep your poll card safe reminder for North West Leicestershire voters

Residents in North West Leicestershire are being reminded to keep their poll cards safe ahead of the local elections on 2 May. North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) delivery of poll cards to registered voters began this week - anyone..

Thu 14 March, 2019

Detailed plan for 360 new homes in Hugglescote is approved

North West Leicestershire has made a stride towards meeting its housing need after an application for 360 new homes in Hugglescote was approved.  Outline planning permission for the scheme was already approved in December 2014 with members of North..

Tue 12 March, 2019

Force begins a week of knife crime action as part of planned national operation

*Shared in support of Leicestershire Police* Officers are starting a week of knife crime action as part of national Operation Sceptre. The seven-day operation, starting today (Monday, 11 March), sits alongside the force’s established..

Tue 12 March, 2019

Grant funding is the cherry on the top for Coalville’s Sugar and Ice

An award-winning Coalville business specialising in cake decoration has been able to expand into online sales thanks to support from North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). Sugar and Ice in Hotel Street, Coalville is already a firm..

Mon 11 March, 2019

Ashby’s ‘The Heart of the Forest’ sculpture ready for big reveal

A new piece of public artwork celebrating Ashby de la Zouch’s place in the National Forest and its culture and leisure quarter will be installed this week.  Sculptor Adrian Moakes was commissioned by North West Leicestershire District Council..

Mon 4 March, 2019

Flood fair to help residents be prepared

A community event will help people in North West Leicestershire plan ahead to protect themselves and their homes against the threat of flooding. A number of communities across the district have been affected by flooding over the past few years,..