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July 2021

Wed 28 July, 2021

NWLDC to move home in a shift to modern ways of working

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is set to move to a new, smaller office space and create a customer contact centre in Coalville town centre. A proposal to change the authority’s accommodation to suit its new ways of working was..

Fri 23 July, 2021

One year in to the build of multi-million pound leisure centre

One year on since work started to build the multi-million pound Whitwick and Coalville Leisure Centre, special guests have enjoyed an exclusive tour inside and out.

Tue 20 July, 2021

Local artists receive public vote in Coalville art gallery competition

The winner of a people’s choice competition aimed to promote The National Forest has been announced. Cerys Clarke, an artist from Hugglescote, received the highest number of public votes in North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC),..

Mon 19 July, 2021

Caution urged as Covid-19 restrictions lift

* Shared in partnership with Leicestershire County Council  A return to normality must come with great caution, says Leicestershire County Council’s director of public health, as a new drive is launched which urges residents to help stem..

June 2021

Fri 25 June, 2021

New grant scheme restores hope for community groups in North West Leicestershire

Groups and sports clubs in North West Leicestershire have been helped to re-open safely for their communities thanks to a new community grant scheme. Measham Mobility Bus and Heart of the Forest Heritage are among those that have used North West..

Fri 25 June, 2021

Big Covid-19 vaccination weekend to be held in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland 25 – 27 June

*Shared on behalf of the NHS* Health leaders in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland (LLR) are encouraging all adults (18+) in LLR that are yet to have either their first or second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine to get vaccinated this weekend. As..

Thu 24 June, 2021

Final week to submit EU Settlement Scheme applications

EU citizens living in Leicestershire and Rutland are being urged to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme before the deadline of Wednesday 30 June. People in the region are also being encouraged to check that family, friends and neighbours that need to..

Tue 22 June, 2021

Canal project supports green gateway to the National Forest

A 200-year-old canal has received funding for the next phase of its restoration project. Ashby Canal Association has been given a £20,000 grant from North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) to support its latest step in restoring the canal..

Mon 21 June, 2021

‘Come and give it a go’ as refurbished bowls clubs gets back up and running

A bowls club that has been given a new lease of life is looking for new members and will host a family open day so everyone can give the sport a try. Ex-players, complete novices and young people are among those that the newly formed Scotlands Park..

Mon 14 June, 2021

Local backing sought for a multi-million-pound funding bid for Coalville

Businesses and organisations around Coalville are being asked to show their support for a Levelling Up Fund bid which is being submitted by an innovative partnership between North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), the owners of the..