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  • 2 August 2018 City Festival brings Leicester alive

    LEICESTER’S city centre is set to be transformed into the venue for 11 days of family-friendly fun with the return of the annual City Festival.

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  • 2 August 2018 Route confirmed for next week's Let's Ride Leicester event

    THE ROUTE for Leicester’s annual family-friendly city centre bike ride has been confirmed – and those taking part next Sunday (12 August) will be able to enjoy a traffic-free route past some of Leicester’s most iconic landmarks.

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  • 30 July 2018 Road improvements taking place on two city routes

    TWO busy city routes will be affected by roadworks over the coming week.

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  • 27 July 2018 Portrait of King to go on show in city of his resting place

    AN ICONIC portrait of King Richard III will go on display at Leicester’s New Walk Museum next summer, thanks to a new initiative by the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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  • 27 July 2018 Resurfacing work to close part of A47

    A SCHEME to resurface a section of the A47 in Leicester will take place from this weekend.

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  • 27 July 2018 Heritage Sundays return

    Heritage Sundays return to Leicester this weekend - your chance to have a look around some of our city's best-loved, oldest and most beautiful buildings.

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  • 26 July 2018 Summer cooking events to begin at Leicester Market

    THE aromas of outdoor summertime cooking will be filling Leicester Market from next month as part of a series of culinary events.

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  • 26 July 2018 Castle Classic heralds weekend of cycling in Leicester

    Join us on 12-13 August for a thrilling weekend of cycling in Leicester

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  • 26 July 2018 Latest 20mph scheme works being installed over summer holidays

    TRAFFIC-calming measures are being installed at a number of sites across the city as part of the latest series of 20mph zones in residential areas and near schools.

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  • 25 July 2018 Time to play in Town Hall Square

    YOUNG visitors to the city centre can celebrate National Playday next week by taking part in a day of free – and fun – activities.

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  • 25 July 2018 Neighbourhood centre transferred to local community group

    A NEIGHBOURHOOD centre in Northfields is to be leased to a local group for it to run. Northfields Neighbourhood Centre will now be run by the Islah Trust, which will ensure the building continues to be open for public use.

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  • 24 July 2018 Revamped King Street is ‘another jewel in city’s crown’

    A MAJOR transformation of a popular city centre street has been given a finish fit for a king following a £1million refurbishment.

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