North West Leicestershire is a local government county in Leicestershire, England, with a population of 93,348. Its principal towns are Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Castle Donington, Coalville and Ibstock.
The county has East Midlands Airport, which operates flights to the rest of the UK and various European locations. It is also notable for the location of Castle Donington and Donington Park, a significant circuit and a major venue for music festivals.
The county is represented in the British Parliament by the constituency of the same name. The area has a long mining history, with the products being coal, brick clay, gravel and granite. All deep coal mines in the area have closed, but surface mining continues.
The county was created in 1974 by the amalgamation of Ashby de la Zouch Metropolitan County, Ashby Wills Metropolitan County, Coalville Metropolitan County, Ashby de la Zouch Rural County, Castle Donington Rural County and rural county Ibstock Market Bosworth.
What is foster care?
Temporary custody or guardianship for children whose parents have died or cannot care for them. Check out the agencies listed for foster care in North West Leicestershire or foster care in other regions.