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October 2023

Mon 2 October, 2023

30,000 free trees up for grabs in National Forest district

Monday 2 October 2023 30,000 free trees up for grabs in National Forest district A free scheme that has given away almost 200,000 trees is set to return to North West Leicestershire. Back for a 14th consecutive year, North West Leicestershire..

September 2023

Thu 14 September, 2023

Councils join forces to tackle littering

* Shared on behalf of the Leicestershire Waste Partnership

Tue 12 September, 2023

Much loved family fun fair to return to Ashby

Ashby Statutes Fair is set to return for five days this month which for many will mark the beginning of autumn. The town’s famous fun fair is back from Friday 15 until Tuesday 19 September with attractions to suit all age groups. From the dodgems..

Tue 5 September, 2023

Marlborough Square redesign to start in autumn as contract signed

Work to redesign Marlborough Square in Coalville will start soon, after North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) signed contracts for the work to be completed.

August 2023

Tue 22 August, 2023

Take a step back in time with fortnight heritage festival

Crafts, exhibitions and reenactments throughout history will play a part in celebrating North West Leicestershire with the return of its annual heritage festival. Organised by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), Hello Heritage is set..

Wed 2 August, 2023

Grant funding to support district’s rural economy

Rural businesses in North West Leicestershire are set to benefit from nearly £500,000 in grant funding to support the growth of the rural economy.

July 2023

Mon 31 July, 2023

Plans for eco-park move forward after community backing

Plans to create an eco-park at Hermitage Recreation Ground have been approved by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). Following feedback from the community which backs the eco-park, councillors have agreed for the plans to go ahead..

Fri 21 July, 2023

Coalville sites awarded the coveted Green Flag for another year

Two sites in Coalville have retained their Green Flag Awards putting them amongst the best in the UK.

Fri 21 July, 2023

Development approved to unlock future of Ashby’s Royal Hotel

Plans to build 17 town houses in Ashby de la Zouch to help secure the future of the town’s Royal Hotel have been approved by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC).

Wed 19 July, 2023

Missed recycling collections: Industrial action

The GMB trade union has confirmed that a small number of workers at North West Leicestershire District Council have voted to take part in action over shift patterns.