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Register to vote in time for local elections this May

Published: Thu 28 February, 2019 The deadline to register to vote in local elections is fast approaching and North West Leicestershire District Council is urging residents who have not registered at their current address to make sure they are registered in time. On Thursday 2 May residents in North West Leicestershire will go to the…

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NWLDC budget includes a new leisure centre, recycling container pilot and investment in town centres

Published: Wed 27 February, 2019 North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) will invest millions in leisure development across the district in the coming year, run a recycling container pilot and invest money in town centres. At its budget setting meeting on Tuesday 26 February, councillors also agreed to freeze the NWLDC portion of the council…

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Roof repairs start transformation of old pub into new market

Roof repairs start transformation of old pub into new market

Published: Fri 22 February, 2019 The transformation of a former Coalville pub into an indoor market will start with repairs to the roof beginning on Monday 25 February. Scaffolding will be erected on the former Litten Tree pub on Marlborough Square, which North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) bought last month as part of its…

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Reckless taxi driver caught on helmet camera and stripped of licence

Published: Tue 19 February, 2019 A driver that turned a corner on the wrong side of the road, hit a cyclist and drove away without stopping has lost his licence to drive a taxi in North West Leicestershire. Shocking footage captured on the headcam of cyclist Dylan May shows the taxi turn into Gutteridge Street…

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Pensioner jailed for prolonged campaign of harassment against neighbour

Published: Fri 1 February, 2019 A 79-year-old pensioner has been jailed for 28 days after failing to heed countless warnings about her campaign of hate against a neighbour. After ignoring a ‘last chance’ offering from the county court in 2018, Kathleen Neal, of Park Lane, Castle Donington, was summoned back to Nottingham County Court on…

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Private hire driver found guilty of fraud

Published: Fri 25 January, 2019 A private hire driver has been given a 12-month community order for failing to disclose his licence history. Mr Ali Hassan, 35, was found guilty of fraud by false representation at Leicester Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, December 5. Hassan, of Patch Close, Burton-on-Trent, pleaded not guilty at his first hearing…

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New market and events space coming soon to a former pub in Coalville

New market and events space coming soon to a former pub in Coalville

Published: Tue 22 January, 2019 A new indoor market and events space will be created in a former Coalville pub, thanks to investment by North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC). The council has bought the former Litten Tree pub on Marlborough Square, with plans to transform it into a multi-purpose space for market stalls, food…

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Changes to council tax discounts to help young carers and reduce empty properties

Published: Mon 14 January, 2019 Changes to council tax discounts in North West Leicestershire will support care leavers and require people with second and empty homes to pay more. No council tax for care leavers Under the new North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) council tax discount scheme, people leaving care and the households they…

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