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February 2020

Wed 19 February, 2020

Hood Park Leisure Centre reveals new-look facilities

Fitness fans in Ashby-de-la-Zouch can now benefit from new and improved facilities at a local leisure centre thanks to an extensive refurbishment as part of a £1.2million investment.

Wed 12 February, 2020

Affordable homes development in Coalville given the go ahead

An application for 130 affordable homes on land in Coalville was approved by North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Planning Committee on Tuesday 11 February.

Tue 11 February, 2020

Wanted! Traders encouraged to apply for Coalville’s Newmarket

Traders looking to move into a new modern and vibrant market being built in the heart of Coalville are being invited to submit their applications.

Tue 11 February, 2020

Walk together for a better future on new charity challenge

A new 75-mile challenge walk, the National Forest Trek, has been launched by a trio of charities.

January 2020

Wed 29 January, 2020

Sale of car parks to unlock Coalville town centre regeneration

Three of Coalville’s town centre car parks will be bought by Gylo, the new owners of the Belvoir Shopping Centre, as part of a regeneration deal with North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC).

Mon 27 January, 2020

Police launch new imagery for Lives Not Knives campaign

*Shared in support of Leicestershire Police Leicestershire Police has launched the latest phase of its Lives Not Knives campaign with some hard hitting imagery. The imagery, which will appear on buses throughout the city and county, includes a..

Fri 17 January, 2020

Have your say on plans to improve Ashby Road

*Shared on behalf of Leicestershire County Council* A county council consultation is underway seeking views on proposals to improve Ashby Road in Coalville. The proposed scheme involves removing outdated traffic-calming measures, such as chicanes,..

Fri 17 January, 2020

Unpaid community work order for fly-tipping duo

Two fly-tippers that offered unlicensed collections to businesses and then dumped the waste on a country road have been handed community orders in court.  North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) tracked down Ricky Rushton, 26, and Holly..

Thu 16 January, 2020

Have your say on the NWLDC budget

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is inviting residents, tenants and businesses to comment on how it plans to spend and save money in the coming year.

Tue 14 January, 2020

New Steady Steps classes for over 65s launch in North West Leicestershire

An exercise programme proven to help over 65s develop strength and balance, and ultimately prevent falls, is returning with new sessions in four locations across North West Leicestershire. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) runs the..