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  • 18 February 2019 Traffic-calming works completed in Evington

    A SCHEME of pedestrian safety measures has been completed along the length of a busy road in a Leicester community. The work has been carried out by Leicester City Council on a stretch of Stoughton Drive North, between St Philips Road and Highway Road, following calls to improve safety.

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  • 15 February 2019 Young people investigate mental health services

    YOUNG people are conducting a select committee-style investigation into mental health services in Leicester.

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  • 15 February 2019 Changes planned as part of new one-way system at Mere Road

    A SECTION of a busy road in Spinney Hills is being made one-way to traffic following concerns from residents about traffic congestion and parking problems.

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  • 15 February 2019 Essential works on Goodwood Road this Sunday

    GOODWOOD Road will be closed at its junctions with Wicklow Drive and Westmeath Avenue on Sunday (17 February) to allow essential repairs to take place.

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  • 15 February 2019 Museums go to town for half-term

    A POP-UP museum at Leicester’s Highcross shopping centre next week will give youngsters the chance to do a dinosaur jigsaw, make an Easter bonnet and maybe even handle some fossils.

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  • 14 February 2019 Ofsted praises improvements in children’s services

    CHILDREN’S services in Leicester are benefitting from strong leadership, accurate self-assessment and a new way of working with families, according to the most recent report from inspectors Ofsted.

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  • 14 February 2019 Young people get chance to make music on the Saff

    A COMMUNITY youth music organisation which helped create Leicester’s only youth brass band is running a band camp to give other local youngsters the chance to share the limelight and perform with some of the best local brass musicians and artists.

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  • 14 February 2019 Final touch for Old Town streets revamp

    A FINAL phase of work on a major revamp of the streets in Leicester’s historic Old Town area will get under way from next week.

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  • 13 February 2019 Have a flipping good time at Leicester Market

    Are you are high-flipping, nimble-footed, charity-supporting, elite pancake race athlete with nothing to lose and everything to prove? If so, Leicester Market wants to hear from you!

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  • 13 February 2019 Council to invest £1.35m in next phase of tower block sprinkler programme

    A FURTHER £1.35milllion is set to be invested in fitting sprinkler systems at more city council tower blocks in Leicester, as work nears completion at the first block to have the new fire safety measures installed.

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  • 13 February 2019 LEGO suffragette helps mark 100 years of votes for women

    A LIFE-SIZED suffragette made of LEGO will be installed at Leicester’s New Walk Museum this weekend.

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  • 11 February 2019 Carer Gill gets award at staff celebration event

    A carer who has looked after more than 100 people with learning disabilities has been recognised for her work with an award for outstanding achievement.

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