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  • 19 June 2019 12:16 PM Family fun day marks museum’s 170th anniversary

    LEICESTER’S New Walk Museum and Art Gallery will be opening its doors this weekend for a family-themed fun day to mark its 170th anniversary.

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  • 17 June 2019 09:47 AM Schools compete for the ‘eco factor’ at celebration event

    FOURTEEN local primary schools competed to see who had the ‘eco factor’ in a celebration event held at De Montfort University.

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  • 14 June 2019 09:17 AM Section of Regent Road to close over weekend for emergency work

    A SECTION of Regent Road will close over the weekend to allow emergency repairs to be carried out.

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  • 13 June 2019 03:52 PM New vehicle-activated signs put in place to boost road safety

    VEHICLE-activated safety signs have been installed on parts of the city’s road network to reduce traffic speeds near schools, pedestrian crossings, sharp bends and known accident sites.

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  • 12 June 2019 01:49 PM Write a short story for chance to open new museum exhibition

    YOUNG visitors to Leicester’s New Walk Museum are being asked to let their imaginations run wild in a short story writing competition to mark the launch of a brand new exhibition.

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  • 10 June 2019 03:24 PM Modfather’s Day weekend events at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery

    VISITORS to Leicester’s New Walk Museum will be able to bid for a slice of Mod-themed history this weekend in an auction taking place as part of a programme of Father’s Day events.

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  • 10 June 2019 10:41 AM Chance to view city’s latest fledgling Peregrines

    THREE recently-hatched Peregrine falcon chicks are preparing to take their first flight from a specially-built lofty nest box tucked away in Leicester Cathedral’s bell tower.

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  • 10 June 2019 10:03 AM Plans announced to make Lancaster Road more cycle-friendly

    PROPOSALS for a safer and more direct cycle route between Clarendon Park and the city centre have been announced.

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  • 10 June 2019 10:02 AM Step back in time to mark cemetery’s 170th anniversary

    TWO major anniversaries are set to be marked at a special summer celebration event at Welford Road Cemetery this weekend.

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  • 6 June 2019 02:16 PM Dental heroes honoured at Smile Awards

    THE INDIVIDUALS and organisations that have done the most to reduce dental decay in five-year-olds in Leicester have been honoured in a city council awards scheme.

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  • 6 June 2019 10:33 AM Looshkin by Jamie Smart named as Our Best Book by city schoolchildren

    THOUSANDS of city schoolchildren have been voting for their favourite books as part of an initiative to encourage reading.

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  • 5 June 2019 09:41 AM Portrait of King to go on show in city of his resting place

    AN ICONIC portrait of King Richard III will go on display at Leicester’s New Walk Museum this week, thanks to the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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