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November 2020

Mon 23 November, 2020

Concern that pandemic is distracting from crucial EU Exit preparations

Businesses urged to get ready for end of EU transition on 1 January Evidence suggesting that many Leicestershire businesses might not be prepared for the end of the EU Exit transition period has led to calls to action from local community..

Fri 20 November, 2020

Key figures unite to call for big effort to beat virus

Senior council, health and police figures across the city and county have today (Friday, 20th November) made an unprecedented commitment to work together to drive down infection rates in the final days of the second coronavirus lockdown. At a..

Fri 20 November, 2020

District council pledges to make a difference in North West Leicestershire

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is pleased to support this year’s White Ribbon campaign with its own 16 days of action starting from 25 November. The district council and its partners from the Safer North West Leicestershire..

Thu 19 November, 2020

Coalville drive-in cinema planned just in time for Christmas

Christmas classics such as Home Alone, Miracle of 34th Street and The Muppet Christmas Carol will be screened at a temporary drive-in cinema planned for Coalville. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has been working with Fleckney..

Wed 18 November, 2020

Call to unite in last fortnight of lockdown

With two weeks of national lockdown left, a Covid-19 survivor from Leicestershire says ‘it’s down to all of us’ to unite in the fight against the virus.  Alex, from Loughborough, says he is still ‘having days that are not so good’, even..

Mon 16 November, 2020

Support available during lockdown for businesses in North West Leicestershire

Applications are now open for businesses in North West Leicestershire to receive a grant of up to £3000 through the Local Restrictions Support Grant Fund (LRSG). Non-essential businesses including retail, leisure, personal care, sports facilities..

Fri 6 November, 2020

Food waste recycling trial expands to Coalville as collections resume in Measham

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is expanding its food waste collection trial to a further 2000 households in parts of Coalville, Ravenstone and Whitwick. The existing trial in Measham and its surrounding villages resumed this week..

October 2020

Fri 30 October, 2020

Covid-19 testing centre in Coalville

From early November, London Road car park will become a temporary Covid-19 testing centre site and will therefore become unavailable for parking. Parking restrictions will apply from 10pm on Saturday 31 October. The centre will be managed by Public..

Tue 27 October, 2020

Taxi driver fined for driving illegally in North West Leicestershire

An unlicensed private hire driver has been prosecuted by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) for driving illegally for Ashby-de-la-Zouch taxi firm, A1 Taxis. Appearing at Loughborough Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 8 October, Zara..

Fri 23 October, 2020

Funding schemes relaunch to support North West Leicestershire community projects

Community groups in North West Leicestershire can receive a financial boost to support worthy projects after three grant schemes re-opened. Available from Monday 26 October, North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) will be accepting new..