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June 2019

Wed 19 June, 2019

Flag to be raised in show of support for Armed Forces Day

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) will show its support for Britain’s Armed Forces with a flag raising ceremony at its Council Offices. The Armed Forces Day flag will be raised at the offices in Coalville at 10.30am on Monday 24..

Wed 12 June, 2019

Help North West Leicestershire blossom with a Green Shoots grant

Community groups can bring colour and life to North West Leicestershire by applying for funding to fill the district with flowers. North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Green Shoots scheme has now re-opened for groups to apply for..

Wed 12 June, 2019

Download Festival 2019 - Public Information

Resident information about Download Festival 2019, which takes place at Donington Race Circuit, Castle Donington between Friday 14 and Sunday 16 June.

Tue 4 June, 2019

Coalville favourites Music and Picnic in the Park return

A Queen tribute act, Black Eagles acrobats and a giant, inflatable, story-telling whale headline Coalville’s Music and Picnic in the Park this summer. Families in the town will enjoy live music, children’s rides and entertainment as the annual..

May 2019

Fri 31 May, 2019

New licensing register to build confidence in district’s taxi drivers

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has become one of the first local authorities in the county to sign up to a new licensing register designed to improve public safety and confidence in taxis. The National Register of Taxi and Private..

Thu 30 May, 2019

Designs for new Coalville indoor market to be drawn up by local architect

Work to create a new indoor market on Marlborough Square in Coalville is continuing, with the appointment of an architects firm to bring together detailed designs for the scheme. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has appointed..

Wed 29 May, 2019

New NWLDC Chairman chooses charity

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) appointed Councillor John Bridges as the new Chairman at its annual meeting on Tuesday 21 May 2019. Councillor Bridges, who has been a member of NWLDC since 2007, is the ward councillor for Ashby..

Thu 23 May, 2019

Timber festival returns - 25% off tickets for locals

Voted Best New Festival at the UK Festival Awards 2018, Timber returns to the National Forest in July, with a packed weekend of music and breath-taking performances.

Wed 22 May, 2019

Self-employment programme for women to start in North West Leicestershire

North West Leicestershire District Council in partnership with Building Business is launching a Women into Self Employment (WISE) course to help women in the area to set up their own businesses. The Programme offers a mix of 121 business support,..

Tue 7 May, 2019

Everyone says hello! Leisure centres now managed by Everyone Active

Everyone Active has taken over management of Hood Park and Hermitage Leisure Centres after contracts were signed last week.