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  • 22 June 2018 Views sought on October half-term date change for city schools

    LEICESTER City Council is asking for views on whether the city’s half-term break in October 2019 should be changed to bring it in line with the half-term dates recently announced for schools in the county.

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  • 22 June 2018 Picasso ceramics collection takes up permanent new home at New Walk Museum

    A STUNNING collection of Picasso Ceramics forming part of the personal collection of Lord and Lady Attenborough has been given a permanent home at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery.

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  • 21 June 2018 City school gets ‘good’ Ofsted rating for first time

    A CITY school praised for offering pupils and staff pioneering yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions has been given a glowing Ofsted report for the first time in its history.

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  • 21 June 2018 School goes traffic-free for national Clean Air Day

    CHILDREN at a Leicester school were given a chance to enjoy a traffic-free street as part of national Clean Air Day.

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  • 21 June 2018 Young chefs compete for primary school cooking prize

    YOUNGSTERS from three Leicester primary schools will be competing for the title of Primary Chef of the Year on Tuesday (26 June).

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  • 20 June 2018 Apprentices celebrate achievements at graduation ceremony

    APPRENTICES from the city and county will get the chance to celebrate their achievements at a graduation ceremony later this month.

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  • 20 June 2018 Open Streets monthly event celebrates city’s people-friendly streets

    A FREE monthly event aimed at encouraging people to explore Leicester’s people-friendly streets and open spaces is taking place this Sunday (24 June).

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  • 20 June 2018 Leicester pupil wins national writing prize

    A YEAR six pupil from Stokes Wood Primary School in Leicester has won a national award for his writing.

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  • 18 June 2018 Explore Leicester’s history to the present day online

    Look back at two thousand years of Leicester's history, from its humble beginnings through to a modern-day city on our new-look Story of Leicester website.

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  • 15 June 2018 Council income collection better than ever before

    The city council collected more income from bills last year than ever before. A report to be considered by the council’s Overview Select Committee shows the council collected £420m in 2017/18, which is £15m more than was collected the year before.

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  • 15 June 2018 Summer start planned for £3.9m London Road improvement scheme

    WORK on a major transformation of Leicester’s busy London Road is due to get underway later this summer.

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  • 15 June 2018 Riverside Festival’s boost to local economy

    VISITOR numbers to Leicester’s Riverside Festival have more than doubled in the last five years and brought a major economic boost to local businesses and traders, new figures show.

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