North West Leicestershire

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North West Leicestershire District
North West Leicestershire
Shown within Leicestershire
Geography
Status:District
Region:East Midlands
Admin. County:Leicestershire
Area:
- Total
Ranked 163rd
279.33 km²
Admin. HQ:Coalville
ONS code:31UH
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2003 est.)
- Density
Ranked 259th
87,461
313 / km²
Ethnicity:98.8% White
Politics
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Arms of North West Leicestershire District Council


North West Leicestershire District Council
http://www.nwleics.gov.uk/
Leadership:Leader & Cabinet
Executive:Labour
MP:David Taylor

North West Leicestershire is a local government district in Leicestershire, England. Its main towns are Ashby-de-la-Zouch and Coalville.

It contains Nottingham East Midlands Airport, which has flights to the rest of Britain and various places in Europe. It is also notable for Castle Donington, site of Donington Park, a grand-prix circuit and site for music festivals.

In Parliament, it is represented by David Taylor (Labour).

This district has a long history of mineral extraction, with coal, brick clay, gravel and granite amongst the products. All the deep coal mines are now closed, but opencast continues.

It was formed in 1974 by a merger of Ashby de la Zouch Urban District, Ashby Wolds Urban District, Coalville Urban District, Ashby de la Zouch Rural District, Castle Donnington Rural District and Ibstock from the Market Bosworth Rural District.

Parishes


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Districts of England - East Midlands Flag of England

Amber Valley | Ashfield | Bassetlaw | Blaby | Bolsover | Boston | Broxtowe | Charnwood | Chesterfield | Corby | Daventry | Derby | Derbyshire Dales | East Lindsey | East Northamptonshire | Erewash | Gedling | Harborough | High Peak | Hinckley and Bosworth | Kettering | Leicester | Lincoln | Mansfield | Melton | Newark and Sherwood | Northampton | North East Derbyshire | North Kesteven | North West Leicestershire | Nottingham | Oadby and Wigston | Rushcliffe | Rutland | South Derbyshire | South Holland | South Kesteven | South Northamptonshire | Wellingborough | West Lindsey

Administrative counties with multiple districts: Derbyshire - Leicestershire - Lincolnshire - Northamptonshire - Nottinghamshire

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