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September 2017

Tue 19 September, 2017

Coalville filled with colour as 650 enjoy charity run

Hundreds of runners have helped thousands of pounds for charity at the second ever Coalville Colour Run. The fun run on Sunday 17 September was a huge success as more than 650 runners took to the streets in support of Leicestershire charity Living..

Tue 19 September, 2017

It’s time to ‘Feel Alive From 65’

Posted on behalf of LRS: Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport (LRS) in partnership with Local Authorities are continuing to celebrate our active older generation through hosting the ‘Feel Alive from 65’ Week from 25 September - 1 October and the..

Mon 18 September, 2017

Council gets on board with National Recycling Week

Roadshows will be hitting the streets of North West Leicestershire next week to encourage residents to up their recycling game. During National Recycling Week, which runs from Monday 25 to Friday 29 September, North West Leicestershire District..

Mon 18 September, 2017

Free workshops to help businesses prepare for Christmas

Town centre business owners across North West Leicestershire can learn how to make the most of the festive period at a series of free workshops. As part of North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Enterprising Town Centres programme,..

Thu 14 September, 2017

Council chats with the country’s truckers in National Lorry Week

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is embracing National Lorry Week by meeting with truckers, asking about their experiences, and encouraging them to help keep the district clean and tidy. The council joined forces with..

Tue 12 September, 2017

Public safety the priority as taxis inspected at East Midlands Airport

A joint initiative designed to improve the safety standards of taxis and licensed vehicles has seen 138 inspections take place at East Midlands Airport. North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Licensing team, Leicestershire Police and..

Mon 11 September, 2017

Recycling contract secures income for North West Leicestershire District Council

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is celebrating after winning the contract to retain and sell the recycling it collects, giving the authority a potential £500,000 in annual income. The seven year contract, which has been awarded by..

Mon 11 September, 2017

Team NWLDC ready for Coalville Colour Run

More than 500 runners will line-up for the second ever Coalville Colour Run on Sunday – including a team from the proud main sponsors North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). Twenty members of council staff, along with their families,..

Mon 11 September, 2017

Speakers to encourage more disability confident employers

Businesses in North West Leicestershire are being invited to learn all about becoming Disability Confident Employers. These are companies who look beyond disabilities and health conditions when it comes to recruitment. A dedicated breakfast event on..

Fri 8 September, 2017

Ashby welcomes the return of Statutes Fair

The annual family favourite Ashby Statues Fair will be bringing colour and excitement back to the town next week. This ever-popular funfair opens on Friday 15 September and will provide five days of fun right up until the evening of Tuesday 19..

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