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  • 21 September 2018 Land deal paves way for new homes and school

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor has today announced a new land deal paving the way for more affordable homes and a new free school in the city.

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  • 21 September 2018 New appeal marks first year of CrowdFund Leicester

    A CROWD-funding initiative to help get community-backed ideas off the ground in Leicester is marking its first birthday with a new campaign.

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  • 19 September 2018 Trio of schools awarded Green Flags

    CHILDREN at three Leicester primary schools are celebrating their success in an internationally-recognised environmental award scheme.

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  • 18 September 2018 £400k to be invested in local repairs and community improvements

    A £400,000 PROGRAMME of neighbourhood improvement works has been approved as part of the next of Leicester City Council’s local environmental works.

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  • 18 September 2018 Work due to begin on improving two major city junctions

    TWO major city junctions are to be improved as part of a £5 million traffic scheme beginning next month.

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  • 18 September 2018 Work starts on improved walkway to Leicester Market

    A SCHEME that will replace the dingy alleyway between Horsefair Street and Leicester Market with a welcoming new walkway gets under way tomorrow (Wednesday).

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  • 18 September 2018 Black History Month events announced

    Black History Month takes place in October. In Leicester, this year’s events explore the ideas of representation and free speech with the theme Seen and Not Heard: Black Women.

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  • 17 September 2018 ‘Raucous Races’ event celebrates park’s Victorian past

    PEOPLE can step back in time at a Victorian-themed family fun day on Victoria Park this weekend.

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  • 13 September 2018 Free zumba classes move to Friday lunchtimes

    LEICESTER Market’s free Friday zumba classes are moving to lunchtimes so that more people can join in.

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  • 12 September 2018 Second weekend of Heritage Open Day events

    HISTORIC sites and buildings across the city are opening their doors to visitors for the second weekend of Heritage Open Days.

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  • 12 September 2018 Retailers pass under-age knife sales test

    A POLICE-LED operation to test whether retailers in Leicester would sell knives to under-age customers has had encouraging results, with all the businesses tested refusing to sell a knife to the young volunteers.

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  • 12 September 2018 Resurfacing work to take place at busy junction

    PART of a busy road junction is due to be closed to traffic this weekend to allow for resurfacing work to take place.

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