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January 2019

Mon 14 January, 2019

Changes to council tax discounts to help young carers and reduce empty properties

Changes to council tax discounts in North West Leicestershire will support care leavers and require people with second and empty homes to pay more.

Thu 10 January, 2019

NWLDC committed to Marlborough Square redesign

The Leader of North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has confirmed his commitment to the redesign of Marlborough Square in Coalville as part of the council’s work to regenerate the town.

Thu 10 January, 2019

Take steps to develop strength and balance

A programme designed to help over 65s develop strength and balance, and ultimately prevent falls, has proven so popular it has been expanded. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) organises the Steady Steps classes which are aimed at..

Mon 7 January, 2019

Remembrance service marks 30 year anniversary of Kegworth Air Disaster

A community is gathering on Tuesday (8 January) to remember those that lost their lives in the tragic events of the Kegworth Air Disaster 30 years ago. Families of some of the victims and some of the survivors of the disaster will also attend the..

December 2018

Fri 21 December, 2018

Mobility classes the perfect fit for older generation

Free classes proven to help older people stay active, reduce their chances of falls and feel less socially isolated are available in North West Leicestershire.  Organised by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), the classes are..

Mon 17 December, 2018

Successful bid generates extra £14m for city and county

Major plans to unlock an extra £14m for public services across Leicester and Leicestershire have been given the thumbs up.

Tue 11 December, 2018

Taxi driver loses licence after abandoning passengers on busy road

A taxi driver who left two passengers in ‘grave danger’ has lost his licence to operate in North West Leicestershire.  The two women were left on an unlit stretch of the A46 dual carriageway near Glenfield in poor weather at 1am following a..

Wed 5 December, 2018

Do you know your nearest Keep Safe place?

*Shared in partnership with Leicestershire County Council* As the frantic nature of Christmas shopping gets into full flow, festive shoppers are reminded that “keep safe places” are available in busy retail areas across Leicester, Leicestershire..

Wed 5 December, 2018

Ask for Angela scheme now in 150 plus venues across Leicestershire & Rutland

*Shared in support of Leicestershire County Council* The Ask for Angela scheme can now be found in more than 150 locations across Leicestershire and Rutland. The milestone figure comes more than nine months since it was first launched to coincide..

November 2018

Fri 30 November, 2018

New-build Ashby-de-la-Zouch council homes completed

The first council homes to be built in Ashby-de-la-Zouch in almost four decades have been finished and handed over to new tenants. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is currently building new council homes across the district to..