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August 2019

Thu 15 August, 2019

Spade in the ground at former Cocked Hat site

The latest phase of North West Leicestershire District Council’s housebuilding project is ready to begin on the site of the former Cocked Hat pub site in Greenhill, Coalville. Seven new houses and a bungalow will be built by the council’s..

Tue 13 August, 2019

North West Leicestershire challenged to Recycle more…

Communities and businesses in North West Leicestershire are being challenged to increase recycling rates to 50 per cent through a new campaign. Recycle more… is being launched next week (Monday 19 August) by North West Leicestershire District..

July 2019

Tue 23 July, 2019

Have your say on Leicestershire County Council's budget consultation

*Shared on behalf on Leicestershire County Council* Over 3,000 people have had their say on Leicestershire County Council’s future plans and priorities – and there’s plenty of time to join the debate.  Residents, businesses, organisations and..

Fri 19 July, 2019

Looking for a family day at the beach? Look no further than Coalville by the Sea!

Firm summer holiday favourite Coalville by the Sea will be returning to the town on Friday 2 and Saturday 3 August.  North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) will transform Needhams Walk into the popular giant sandpit loved by children..

Wed 17 July, 2019

Plans submitted for Coalville Leisure Centre as work to renovate Hood Park Leisure Centre gets underway

The planning application for Coalville’s new £23 million leisure centre has been submitted in the same week as renovation work begins at Hood Park Leisure Centre in Ashby de la Zouch.

Tue 16 July, 2019

Coalville Park lands Green Flag award for excellence

Coalville Park has become the first open space in North West Leicestershire to achieve the coveted Green Flag award. The news comes as the park throws open its gates for Love Parks Week – with a whole host of free activities planned. Green Flag..

Mon 8 July, 2019

Districts to meet on the pitch after Couch to Goal programme

Adults looking to improve their health and fitness have the opportunity to join a football-based Couch to Goal programme in either North West Leicestershire or Charnwood.  The aim is to introduce people that are struggling with their weight to take..

Mon 8 July, 2019

Celebrate Love Parks Week with free activities in Coalville

Free activities ranging from cardio tennis to body balance and children’s sports day will take place in Coalville as part of Love Parks Week. In the calm and relaxed surrounds of Coalville Park people are being invited to sign up for a selection of..

Fri 5 July, 2019

Coalville through to next bidding round for Future High Streets funding

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) has been selected as one of fifty local authorities that are through to the second round of the Future High Streets Fund, which could see up to £25 million allocated to the regeneration of Coalville..

Fri 5 July, 2019

New Moira Steady Steps class for over 65s

An exercise programme proven to help over 65s develop strength and balance, and ultimately prevent falls, is returning with a new session in Moira. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is bringing back its popular Steady Steps class..