Skip to content


see more options  

Get social

From Facebook

Search for news
Archived news

Select a month and year to view archived news stories.

  • 29 March 2021 10:50 AM Free pavement café licences to help local businesses

    FREE street café licences that allow businesses to create outdoor seating areas on pavements are being made available by Leicester City Council.

    Read the full story
  • 25 March 2021 05:36 PM Businesses can claim in latest phase of grants

    BUSINESSES and charities are being called upon to apply for grants to help with costs and loss of income during the coronavirus lockdown.

    Read the full story
  • 25 March 2021 01:55 PM Restrictions on outdoor mixing to begin to ease from Monday

    RESTRICTIONS on outdoor mixing will start to be eased across England from Monday (29 March), as the country takes its next careful step towards leaving lockdown.

    Read the full story
  • 25 March 2021 12:01 PM Historic gates and wall receive restoration boost from Government fund

    TWO important examples of Leicester’s architectural history have received a financial boost from a government fund to support expert repair work.

    Read the full story
  • 23 March 2021 02:28 PM Bin and orange bag collections to continue as normal over Easter

    PEOPLE living in Leicester will see no changes to their household waste and recycling collections over Easter.

    Read the full story
  • 23 March 2021 12:40 PM #FREE Charter offers employment help to former offenders

    EX-offenders are to be offered more help and support to improve their future job and life prospects as part of a new initiative launched in Leicester.

    Read the full story
  • 22 March 2021 12:36 PM One year on from first national lockdown, Leicester remembers

    PEOPLE across Leicester are being invited to take part in a minute’s silence to remember all those who have lost their lives during the coronavirus pandemic.

    Read the full story
  • 17 March 2021 03:11 PM Families with school-age children encouraged to test twice a week

    FAMILIES in Leicester are being encouraged to take regular coronavirus tests to help ensure the virus isn’t taken into the city’s schools.

    Read the full story
  • 17 March 2021 10:19 AM Leicester gets £25m boost for carbon reduction programme

    OVER 90 council buildings in Leicester, including schools, leisure centres, libraries and community centres are set to benefit from a multi-million pound programme of low carbon, energy efficient improvements.

    Read the full story
  • 16 March 2021 10:33 AM Works begins on next phase of house building at Ashton Green

    WORK has started on a second phase of house building at a landmark regeneration site in the north of Leicester.

    Read the full story
  • 12 March 2021 10:25 AM Plans confirmed for the demolition of Goscote House

    WORK to bring down Leicester’s tallest high-rise residential tower block will get underway this summer.

    Read the full story
  • 11 March 2021 10:55 AM Free PPE available for informal carers

    UNPAID carers who look after a friend or family member on an informal basis can get free PPE from the city council to help them carry out their caring responsibilities safely.

    Read the full story