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  • 6 July 2020 09:06 PM Council-led taskforce tackles issues in city factories

    LEICESTER City Council is working with partners across the city to tackle issues with factory working highlighted by the current coronavirus crisis.

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  • 3 July 2020 06:20 PM Stay alert and stay home in Leicester

    AS Leicester city and parts of Leicestershire continue to follow stricter lockdown restrictions, than other parts of the country, the councils and Public Health England are asking residents to stay at home and stay safe, particularly this weekend as the rest of the country starts to open up again.

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  • 2 July 2020 04:42 PM Knife crime conversations go online

    A COMMUNITY event giving people the chance to talk about tackling knife crime is going online so that discussions can continue despite coronavirus.

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  • 2 July 2020 12:40 PM Council continues to invest in city’s secondary schools

    MORE than £20m of investment will ensure that eight of Leicester’s most popular secondary schools can continue to meet demand for pupil places over the next eight years.

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  • 29 June 2020 07:29 PM Lockdown restrictions in Leicester to be extended for at least two weeks

    PEOPLE in Leicester and its outlying suburbs are to be asked to continue to follow current national restrictions for at least a further two weeks, and non-essential shops will be asked to close.

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  • 26 June 2020 02:12 PM Changes to Dover Street traffic starting this weekend

    ALTERATIONS are being made to traffic flow on a city centre street from this weekend as part of a wider scheme to improve facilities for cyclists and pedestrians and help shoppers to observe safe social distancing.

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  • 26 June 2020 02:12 PM Outbound pop-up cycle route introduced on Hinckley Road

    THE latest in a series of pop-up cycling and walking routes on major commuter routes in Leicester is being installed along a stretch of Hinckley Road.

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  • 26 June 2020 10:08 AM Council puts £600,000 into emergency food provision

    THE city council has put over £600,000 of support into emergency food provision over the past 12 weeks, working with food banks across the city to keep people safe during the coronavirus crisis.

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  • 25 June 2020 06:30 PM Council reminds people that barbecues are not permitted in Leicester’s parks

    THE CITY council is reminding people that barbecues are not permitted in Leicester’s parks and open spaces – and that coronavirus restrictions are still in place.

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  • 25 June 2020 10:51 AM Deadline approaches for business grants

    BUSINESSES and charities have less than a week to apply for a share of Government money aimed at helping those whose trade has been badly hit by the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 24 June 2020 03:15 PM Footpath widening takes place at Green Lane Road

    A BUSY local shopping area in North Evington is being transformed in a pop-up scheme creating wider pavements to make it safer for shoppers and residents to socially distance.

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  • 22 June 2020 03:52 PM Two traffic calming and 20mph limits to be introduced after virus delay

    TWO new schemes to introduce 20mph speed limits and traffic calming measures are due to be installed after being delayed by the coronavirus lockdown.

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