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  • 11 December 2019 12:04 PM Scheme to reduce waste left behind by students raises £68,000 for charity

    A CHARITY scheme, that encourages students to donate their unwanted items at the end of term instead of throwing them away, has saved an incredible 39 tonnes of items from being thrown away in Leicester.

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  • 10 December 2019 03:25 PM Follow the star ratings to avoid food poisoning this Christmas

    AS unwanted Christmas presents go, a dose of festive food poisoning must rank pretty highly on the list.

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  • 10 December 2019 03:03 PM Council works with local motorcycle group to find new clubhouse

    A LOCAL motorcycle club, that has just celebrated its 60th year, is set to relocate from its current clubhouse to make way for new housing.

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  • 9 December 2019 01:58 PM Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    LEICESTER City Council will be making changes to its regular waste and recycling collection days over the Christmas and New Year bank holidays.

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  • 9 December 2019 10:04 AM Schools get involved in tree-planting

    SCHOOLS in Leicester have been planting native tree species in parks and open spaces to provide more places for wildlife to cope with our changing climate.

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  • 6 December 2019 01:20 PM Leicester libraries put on special events this Christmas

    LEICESTER’S libraries and community centres are counting down to Christmas with some special events for young book lovers.

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  • 5 December 2019 03:04 PM Feast of festive films at Leicester’s Guildhall this Sunday

    THE COSY surroundings of Leicester’s medieval Guildhall provide the perfect setting for a feast of festive films on Sunday (8 December).

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  • 5 December 2019 10:34 AM Council backs annual Toys on the Table appeal

    THE ANNUAL campaign that aims to ensure that every child in Leicester and Leicestershire has some presents to unwrap at Christmas is once again being supported by the city council.

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  • 4 December 2019 05:24 PM Santa moves in to Leicester's new market square

    SANTA will be swapping Lapland for Leicester this Christmas – and he’s about to move into his cosy new home in the city centre.

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  • 4 December 2019 05:04 PM Transformation of Haymarket House gets under way

    WORKS to create a 67-bed hotel in a city centre building that’s been vacant for more than 30 years are now under way.

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  • 4 December 2019 04:56 PM Community centre offered to local groups

    LOCAL groups are being invited to apply to run a community centre in North Evington.

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  • 3 December 2019 01:52 PM Campaign begins to highlight city’s cultural and creative successes

    19 LOCAL arts and creative organisations are being showcased in a new prospectus and promotional campaign designed to showcase Leicester as the place for experiencing world class culture and growing creative businesses.

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