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September 2020

Tue 29 September, 2020

Help to improve physical activity within your community

A new opportunity has been made available to organisations and community groups that want to make a difference to the physical activity of residents within North West Leicestershire. North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Health and..

Thu 24 September, 2020

Council in for the 'long haul' in fight against virus

*Shared in partnership with Leicestershire County Council* The county council says there remains a rising trend in the number of positive Covid-19 cases across Leicestershire. However, the latest data shows Oadby and Wigston’s rate has dropped to..

Thu 24 September, 2020

Employment opportunities at virtual North West Leicestershire jobs fair

North West Leicestershire’s first ever virtual job fair will see more than 20 employers offer opportunities at a critical time. With businesses and employment impacted by Covid-19, the job fair will shine a light on the opportunities available..

Wed 23 September, 2020

People with dementia to be at the heart of new technology trial

*Shared in partnership with Leicestershire County Council* Leicestershire County Council, in partnership with five district councils are looking for people with dementia – and their families – to take part in a relaunched pilot project designed..

Fri 18 September, 2020

Children’s ride to keep Ashby Statutes’ 801-year tradition alive

Anthony Harris (right) of Pat Collins Funfair met Cllr Virge Richichi, Chairman of NWLDC and Ashby Mayor Cllr Graham Allman and his consort (left) outside the children's fair ride in Ashby. The more than 800-year long Ashby Statutes tradition will be..

Tue 15 September, 2020

Garden waste and cardboard fortnightly collection resumes in North West Leicestershire

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is pleased to confirm that garden waste and cardboard collections are returning to their usual fortnightly cycle from Monday 28 September 2020. As of the week commencing Monday 28 September, all..

Thu 3 September, 2020

Jobs created as Oakland International launches North West Leicestershire warehouse

Multi temperature supply chain solutions, distribution, and logistics specialist and ethical family business, Oakland International, launched phase 1 of its new Bardon warehouse on Tuesday 1st September creating up to 400 local jobs. The Logicor..

Wed 2 September, 2020

Hello Heritage event returns right on your doorstep

Residents in North West Leicestershire and South Derbyshire will be encouraged to say hello to heritage as an annual event returns in a new Covid-safe format. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) and South Derbyshire District Council..

August 2020

Thu 27 August, 2020

Call to ‘remember the basics’ ahead of bank holiday weekend

*Shared in partnership with Leicestershire County Council* Residents are urged to play their part in a new push to drive down stubbornly high coronavirus numbers across Leicestershire. Ahead of the bank holiday weekend, Leicestershire County..

Thu 27 August, 2020

Waste collection lorry fire prompts call for residents to recycle batteries safely

A fire inside a North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) waste collection lorry has led to residents being reminded batteries can be recycled safely at the roadside. The incident happened yesterday (Tuesday 25 August) while the crews were..