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Sign up to rural crime prevention evening

Published: Wed 17 April, 2019 Rural security will be the focus of a special event hosted by the Safer North West Partnership on Thursday 9 May. The partnership, which brings together a number of agencies including Leicestershire Police and North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC), aims to protect residents, businesses and visitors from crime. Next…

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Tap into grant funding and do something special in your community

Tap into grant funding and do something special in your community

Published: Thu 4 April, 2019 New funding is being made available to community groups that want to make a difference in the towns and villages of North West Leicestershire. As of 1 April, three North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) grant schemes reopened, all designed to boost community group projects across the district. These schemes…

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Harness community spirit and take part in annual spring clean

Published: Thu 28 March, 2019 People living across North West Leicestershire will head out into their communities next weekend for a little bit of spring cleaning. A number of towns and villages across the district have organised litter picks as part of the national Great British Spring Clean weekend. One of these is the fourth…

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Keep your poll card safe reminder for North West Leicestershire voters

Published: Thu 28 March, 2019 Residents in North West Leicestershire are being reminded to keep their poll cards safe ahead of the local elections on 2 May. North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) delivery of poll cards to registered voters began this week – anyone voting in the local elections should bring their poll card…

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Detailed plan for 360 new homes in Hugglescote is approved

Published: Thu 14 March, 2019 North West Leicestershire has made a stride towards meeting its housing need after an application for 360 new homes in Hugglescote was approved.  Outline planning permission for the scheme was already approved in December 2014 with members of North West Leicestershire District Council’s (NWLDC) Planning Committee granting reserved (detailed) matters…

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Force begins a week of knife crime action as part of planned national operation

Force begins a week of knife crime action as part of planned national operation

Published: Tue 12 March, 2019 *Shared in support of Leicestershire Police* Officers are starting a week of knife crime action as part of national Operation Sceptre. The seven-day operation, starting today (Monday, 11 March), sits alongside the force’s established #LivesNotKnives campaign and partnership work which aims to reduce knife crime by targeting those carrying weapons…

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Grant funding is the cherry on the top for Coalville’s Sugar and Ice

Grant funding is the cherry on the top for Coalville’s Sugar and Ice

Published: Tue 12 March, 2019 An award-winning Coalville business specialising in cake decoration has been able to expand into online sales thanks to support from North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). Sugar and Ice in Hotel Street, Coalville is already a firm favourite with many in the town as it strives to provide high quality…

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Ashby’s ‘The Heart of the Forest’ sculpture ready for big reveal

Ashby’s ‘The Heart of the Forest’ sculpture ready for big reveal

Published: Mon 11 March, 2019 A new piece of public artwork celebrating Ashby de la Zouch’s place in the National Forest and its culture and leisure quarter will be installed this week.  Sculptor Adrian Moakes was commissioned by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) to create the ‘The Heart of the Forest’ sculpture, which will…

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Flood fair to help residents be prepared

Published: Mon 4 March, 2019 A community event will help people in North West Leicestershire plan ahead to protect themselves and their homes against the threat of flooding. A number of communities across the district have been affected by flooding over the past few years, including Breedon-on-the-Hill, Diseworth, Hemington, Whitwick and Measham. North West Leicestershire District…

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