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  • 3 December 2018 Chance to grab a crafty Christmas gift at city’s art market

    ARTISTS and crafters are being invited to take part in a festive art fair later this month.

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  • 3 December 2018 Leicester's Christmas ice rink all set for Thursday's opening

    IT’S taken contractors Icescape three days and 65,000 litres of water to create the thick layers of ice for Leicester’s Christmas ice rink, but the popular city centre attraction is now ready to open to the public.

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  • 30 November 2018 City council aims to buy properties to create more affordable homes

    THE city council aims to make more affordable homes available in the city by purchasing around 50 properties to let to families on its housing register.

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  • 30 November 2018 Shop locally at Leicester Market for Small Business Saturday

    SHOPPERS are being encouraged to buy locally this weekend for Small Business Saturday (1 December) – with traders at Leicester Market on hand to supply a variety of locally-sourced produce.

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  • 30 November 2018 Chance to win swimming lessons for a year with Swim Leicester

    CHILDREN who sign up for swimming lessons with the city council over the next three months will be entered into a prize draw that will result in one lucky youngster getting all of their lessons paid for, for a whole year.

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  • 29 November 2018 Experts to survey Abbey Park’s historic walls and ruins

    AN expert survey of Abbey Park’s historic walls and remains of Cavendish House gets under way this week.

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  • 29 November 2018 Park and ride services extended for Christmas period

    VISITORS coming into Leicester over the Christmas period will be able to take advantage of extended Park and Ride services from Sunday, December 2.

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  • 28 November 2018 New £3.6m plan to create more specialist pupil places in city

    A DISUSED community centre is set to be refurbished to create more specialist school places for some of the city’s most vulnerable pupils.

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  • 27 November 2018 Get in the Christmas spirit at city museum events

    CHRISTMAS comes early at two city council museums this weekend, with festive events taking place at the Guildhall and the Abbey Pumping Station.

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  • 27 November 2018 Make a reindeer at park’s creative Christmas workshop

    A CREATIVE Christmas workshop will be taking place at Leicester’s Abbey Park next week, in aid of the Lord Mayor’s chosen charity.

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  • 26 November 2018 Council launches tree strategy in National Tree Week

    A MAJOR new plan that will guide the management of Leicester’s ‘urban forest’ over the next five years has been launched in the city today (26 November).

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  • 23 November 2018 £800k to be invested in improving parking across city

    £800,000 is due to be invested on a programme of work to improve parking provision, tackle careless parking and congestion and improve school road safety.

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