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North West Leicestershire coalfield priority area.

North West Leicestershire coalfield priority area.

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Ibstock is situated in the North West of Leicestershire, on the extreme edge of the former small Leicestershire coalfield, some 12 miles from Leicester. An ancient village, mentioned in the Doomsday Book - the affix stock suggests a Danish settlement. The village grew as deep mining expanded in the area in the late 19th Century. The Leicestershire coalfield was being exploited centuries before the appear­ ance of Coalville. It is interesting to find that Gabriel Holland, the eighteenth century coal-master working at Swannington, shewed in his appeal for funds that he had to contend with exactly the same problems as the nineteenth.

A Pictorial History of the North West Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield. Book details. by Alan E. Sherratt (reprint) Price: £ A history in pictures of the mining communities of towns such as Coalville and Swadlincote. 90 pages packed with photographs. Search. Welcome to North West Leicestershire’s Consultation Finder. This site will help you find and participate in consultations that interest you. The Council runs a variety of consultation on issues affecting residents and businesses in North West Leicestershire. Recently updated consultations are displayed below.

North West Leicestershire benefits from excellent road transport links. It is at the intersections of the M1 and A42 motorways whilst the A50 provides a link from the north of the distract to Stoke on Trent and the North West of England and in the south-east to Leicester .   The seven year contract was awarded last month by Leicestershire county council (LCC), the statutory waste disposal authority, following a competitive tender. It will deliver a potential £, in annual income, said the district council. North West Leicestershire is the only district council in Leicestershire to operate in this way.


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North West Leicestershire coalfield priority area Download PDF EPUB FB2

Leicestershire & South Derbyshire Coalfield This is an interactive map, point to a location with your mouse to see basic information, click to go to that page. The main coalfield lies in a ten mile square area centred on Ashby-de-la-Zouch, extending across the county boundary.

North West Leicestershire is a local government district in Leicestershire, population of the Local Authority at the census Its main towns are Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Coalville. The district contains East Midlands Airport, which operates flights to the rest of Britain and to various places in is also notable as the location of Castle Donington and Administrative county: Leicestershire.

North West Leicestershire boasts enormous diversity including, heritage and history, amazing places to visit, miles of hidden nature trails and days out to delight everyone.

The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield in the English Midlands is one of the smaller British coalfields. The two areas are sometimes separately referred to as the South Derbyshire Coalfield and the Leicestershire of the worked coal seams are contained within the Lower and Middle Coal Measures which are of Upper Carboniferous age.

From this page you'll find lots of information and fun facts about reducing, reusing and recycling in North West Leicestershire. Have a look around and feel free to contact us with any questions or queries.

Thank you for your hard work, we have a recycling rate of 45 percent - which is above the national average, and helps keep your council tax. heads east at Bardon Hill with a train of HAA MGR coal hoppers, 14th May This represents the new order in the Leicestershire coalfield as the National Coal Board were in the late ’s and early ’s installing rapid loading bunkers at Bagworth, Coalfields Farm, Lounge (Ashby), Swains Park (Moira) and Rawdon (Moira).

North West Leicestershire, district, administrative and historic county of Leicestershire, south-central England, incorporating one of the oldest (13th century) coal-mining areas in Great is essentially an upland area of undulating meadows, but some cultivation of crops occurs in the southwest and along the River Soar valley in the north.

North West Leicestershire Police, North West Leicestershire District Council Offices. 10, likes 1, talking about this 2 were here. This account is for Ashby, Coalville and North West Followers: 11K. Andrew Bridgen has been re-elected as the MP for Leicestershire North West, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Terri Eynon by 20, votes, 7, more votes than. Name: Coalville, North West Leicestershire Place type: Town Location: Grid Ref: SK • X/Y co-ords:• Lat/Long:The landform of the Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield National Character Area (NCA) is a plateau with unrestricted views of low ridges and shallow valleys, a characteristic shared with the neighbouring Leicestershire Vales NCA in the south.

The River Mease Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Special Area of Conservation. North West Leicestershire has m (ft) altitude. The coordinates of North West Leicestershire are: lat, lng. North West Leicestershire belongs to Leicestershire County.

North West Leicestershire belongs to England. England is constituent country of United Kingdom. The Greenhill priority area consists of a roughly even mix of urban and more rural areas. The eastern part of the priority neighbourhood is made up of considerable areas of countryside and farmland along either side of Warren Hills Road (running north-west to south-east).

Moving west towards Coalville, the built-up area. The area to the west of the Boothorpe Fault, on the western flank of the Ashby Anticline, is known as the South Derbyshire Coalfield. To the east of the Boothorpe Fault the resource is contained within the North-west Leicestershire Coalfield, although this lies partly in South Derbyshire.

North West Leicestershire District Council Waste Recycling Performance. (%) of local authorities perform better than North West Leicestershire.

(%) of local authorities perform worse than North West Leicestershire. North West Leicestershire has a population of 90,Contact Us. Synopsis This book discusses about a way of life ended in Leicestershire when Bagworth Colliery, one of the oldest and longest running traditional deep mines in the country, closed in The author, David Bell has met and talked to some of those ex-miners about what it was like to be part /5(5).

The Leicestershire and South Derbyshire Coalfield landform consists of a plateau with unrestricted views of shallow valleys and gentle ridges that become less pronounced in the south due to a layer of glacial till. To the east the land rises steeply, affording views of the Charnwood National Character Area (NCA).

Ancient woodland straddles part of the boundary in the north, where the land. Name: New Wood, North West Leicestershire Place type: Woodland Or Forest Location: Grid Ref: SK • X/Y co-ords:• Lat/Long:North West Leicestershire UK local election 1, × 1,; KB North West Leicestershire UK locator 1, × 1,; 1, KB North West Leicestershire wards svg 1, × 1,; KBCapital: Coalville.

North West Leicestershire Budgerigar Society The NWLBS meet at 8pm every second Monday of the month at the Thornton Working Men's Club, Main Street, Thornton.

Visitors are always welcome to come along to our meetings and decide whether you would like to join our club. Neighbourhood statistics about the location Coalville, North West Leicestershire, East Midlands.

Crime stats, prices, incomes, resident age and more of Coalville! Is Coalville the perfect place for you to find a property and live in?North West Leicestershire District Council Council Offices Whitwick Road Coalville Leicestershire LE67 3FJ Telephone: Email: [email protected] Follow us on Twitter; Like us on Facebook; Subscribe to us on YouTube.Coalfield Way in Ashby-De-La-Zouch is in the East Midlands region of England.

The postcode is within the Ashby Money Hill ward/electoral division, which is in the constituency of North West Leicestershire. This page combines information for the address Coalfield Way, Ashby-De-La-Zouch, LE65 1JT, and the neighbourhood in which it resides.