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May 2018

Fri 25 May, 2018

Stoney Lane and Bakewell Lane, Coleorton - road closure affecting waste collections

Find out when your domestic waste, glass and paper will be collected

Wed 23 May, 2018

History of Coalville Memorial Square brought to life

The history of the Coalville Memorial Clock Tower will be brought to life over the coming months thanks to funding from the National Lottery.

Wed 23 May, 2018

52 space Ashby car park extension complete in time for bank holiday weekend

Shoppers and visitors to Ashby-de-la-Zouch will have 52 new car parking spaces available to them this week as the extension to North Street car park is completed – seven weeks earlier than planned. The extra car parking has been funded by North..

Tue 22 May, 2018

Make a splash this summer at Ashby’s outdoor pool

This Bank Holiday weekend will mark the re-opening of one of the UK’s last remaining open air pools – right here in North West Leicestershire. The open-air lido at Hood Park Leisure Centre in Ashby will officially open for the summer season on..

Tue 22 May, 2018

Committee changes as part of planning review

Decision making on planning applications and planning policy in North West Leicestershire will be overhauled after councillors agreed to make changes recommended by an external review team.

Fri 18 May, 2018

Business owner fined £1,400 for cutting down protected trees – and will have to replant them

Fourteen mature trees illegally hacked down by a Measham business owner must be replanted, a court has ordered. Stuart Andrews, the owner of Andrews Haulage in Swepstone Road, Measham, will also pay a £100 fine per tree after ignoring a Tree..

Fri 18 May, 2018

Free Wi-Fi to be installed in Ashby and Coalville

Shoppers and visitors to the market towns of Coalville and Ashby-de-la-Zouch will soon be able to access free Wi-Fi from their mobile devices. North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is investing approximately £90,000  in the Wi-Fi,..

Wed 16 May, 2018

New international forest festival 'Timber' reveals experiences, premieres and line up

A major new festival exploring the transformative impact of forests has revealed the full programme of artists, performers and areas festivalgoers will adventure through for its inaugural edition this July.

Tue 15 May, 2018

Restoring Coalville’s Memorial Clock Tower

Structural maintenance work to the Memorial Clock Tower in Coalville will start on Tuesday 29 May, thanks in part to funding from the National Lottery and the War Memorials Trust.

Thu 10 May, 2018

Plans to develop the Snibston colliery site given planning approval

An application to develop the former Snibston colliery site and country park was permitted by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) Planning Committee on Wednesday 9 May 2018.