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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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  • 14 June 2018 Heritage panels brighten up bus station

    VIEWS of Leicester from a bygone age are now brightening up the walls of Leicester’s Haymarket bus station.

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  • 14 June 2018 Man jailed for money laundering as part of scam

    A MAN has been jailed for more than three years for his part in a scam which conned a vulnerable Leicester man out of his life savings.

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  • 14 June 2018 Exhibition aims to collect memories of flooding in Leicester

    IT has been almost 50 years since Leicester was affected by severe flooding and people are being asked to share their memories for an exhibition.

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  • 13 June 2018 Reading awards for secondary school students

    SECONDARY school students will meet authors and be presented with awards to recognise their commitment to reading at a celebration event tomorrow. The event – held at the Leicester Tigers’ ground – will celebrate the success of this year’s Reading Rampage campaign, which aims to inspire and motivate young people aged 11-13 to read for pleasure.

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  • 13 June 2018 Award for council scheme that helps get people into work

    A COUNCIL scheme that helps people get into work and improves local neighbourhoods has won an award.

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  • 13 June 2018 Latest phase of Vaughan Way roadworks to begin

    THE latest phase of improvement works at Vaughan Way is due to begin from this weekend.

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  • 13 June 2018 Council set to trial lamppost chargers for electric cars

    GREEN drivers in Leicester are being asked to take part in a survey to identify potential trial spots for lamppost chargers for electric cars.

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  • 12 June 2018 Dinosaur’s anniversary marked at New Walk Museum

    A DINOSAUR which has towered over visitors at Leicester’s New Walk Museum for over 30 years will be the centrepiece of an event this weekend marking the anniversary of its discovery.

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