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August 2018

Mon 20 August, 2018

Awards to celebrate North West Leicestershire’s sporting stars

Nominations are now open for North West Leicestershire’s annual celebration of sporting excellence and dedication.  The North West Leicestershire Local Sports Alliance Sports Awards return to Hermitage Leisure Centre in Whitwick on Thursday 15..

Fri 17 August, 2018

Say Hello Heritage this September as venues open their doors for FREE

A fortnight of free open days, tours, walks and events will take place at historic heritage locations in the heart of the National Forest next month. Between Saturday 1 September and Sunday 16 September, Hello Heritage will return for its second year..

Thu 16 August, 2018

Road users warned of fly-tipping penalties

Motorists travelling through North West Leicestershire witnessed the damaging and costly effects of fly-tipping when a large pile of white good, spare tyres and general rubbish was created at a service station in the district.  Officers from North..

Wed 15 August, 2018

Coalville Colour Run returns

Coalville will be filled with colour as a charity fun run returns to the town for the third consecutive year on Sunday 16 September.  Leicestershire-based charity Living Without Abuse (LWA) is teaming up with main sponsor North West Leicestershire..

Mon 13 August, 2018

Bring a picnic and share your views on Coalville Park

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is looking for people proud of their local park to share their thoughts on ideas on its future – and is putting on a free, family friendly event to help get people’s views. Coalville Park is..

Wed 8 August, 2018

Crackdown on illegal motoring

A crackdown on illegal motoring and anti-social behaviour caused by nuisance driving will be continued in Coalville following a successful partnership operation. Officers from Coalville ran the initiative in conjunction with North West Leicestershire..

Wed 8 August, 2018

Planning Committee gives serviced apartments plan the nod

An application to create serviced apartments on High Street, Kegworth, was approved by the North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) Planning Committee on Tuesday 7 August 2018. The property will comprise of four one-bedroom and two..

July 2018

Mon 30 July, 2018

Coalville Timeline receives county heritage award

The Coalville Timeline display on Hotel Street has won a Highly Commended Award from the Leicestershire and Rutland Heritage Forum for bringing heritage alive and making it access to people.

Fri 27 July, 2018

Flyposting warning after business owner fined £150

People are being warned they could be fined up to £150 for putting posters and banners up on lampposts, railings and other street furniture in North West Leicestershire.  The warning comes after North West Leicestershire District Council’s..

Fri 27 July, 2018

Inspection confirms extent of damage to Coalville’s Clock Tower

Coalville’s Memorial Clock Tower will get a new roof and new internal steel supports, a detailed inspection has confirmed.