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  • 28 May 2021 04:05 PM Road improvement scheme scoops national award

    A £10m scheme to tackle congestion and improve road links between Leicester city centre and the rest of the county, has scooped a national award for the considerate way in which the work was carried out.

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  • 28 May 2021 10:44 AM Bus lane improvements planned for part of Leicester’s busy Melton Road

    PLANS for a new bus-only lane and 30mph speed limit on part of Leicester’s busy Melton Road have been announced by the city council.

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  • 27 May 2021 11:04 AM Windrush generation stories brought to life in new project

    THE stories of Leicester’s Windrush generation are due to be told in a new programme of community events taking place this year.

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  • 27 May 2021 10:14 AM New network of living roof, bee-friendly bus stops springing up in Leicester

    A NEW network of plant-topped ‘Living Roof’ bus shelters is springing up across Leicester as part of a major programme to replace and revamp the city’s bus stops.

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  • 27 May 2021 09:40 AM Historic city centre shopping streets set to benefit from heritage cash boost

    BUSINESSES and property owners in two of Leicester’s busiest shopping streets can now bid for a share of a £1.5million fund to help restore historic buildings.

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  • 26 May 2021 04:40 PM Proposed new East Midlands rail link praised by region’s city leaders

    PLANS for a new rail connection linking Leicester and Coventry have been praised by council leaders in both cities as a once in a generation chance to improve transport links in the region.

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  • 26 May 2021 12:00 PM Team effort ensures youngsters don’t go hungry this half-term

    CHILDREN in Leicester who normally have a free school meal won’t miss out over the half-term break, thanks to a holiday food programme that’s supported by Leicester City Football Club and Leicester-based Samworth Brothers.

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  • 25 May 2021 02:00 PM No changes to Covid-19 guidance for city

    Leicester’s Director of Public Health says the Government has confirmed that new advice published on its website in relation to Leicester and other areas, suggesting that additional restrictions were to be put in place, was incorrect.

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  • 24 May 2021 04:37 PM Have your say on school term dates for Leicester and Leicestershire

    People are being asked their views on when school holidays in Leicester and Leicestershire should fall.

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  • 24 May 2021 11:56 AM Africa Day to be formally marked in Leicester for the first time

    AN IMPORTANT day that unites African communities around the world each year is to be formally celebrated in Leicester for the first time.

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  • 24 May 2021 10:13 AM £1.2m boost for work to ensure no-one need sleep rough in Leicester

    AN extra £1.2million of government funding will help ensure no-one has to sleep rough in Leicester, despite unprecedented challenges for homelessness services.

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  • 21 May 2021 02:55 PM City’s first electric buses bring cleaner, greener travel to Leicester

    A FLEET of electric buses powered by 100% renewable energy will replace diesel vehicles on Leicester’s three park & ride routes next week.

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