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  • 3 October 2019 03:49 PM Leicester Marathon cancelled this weekend

    RACE organisers have announced the cancellation of this year’s Leicester Marathon after heavy rainfall left sections of the race route underwater and impassable.

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  • 2 October 2019 03:56 PM Older people reminded to claim what they’re entitled to

    OLDER people in Leicester are being reminded to claim everything they’re entitled to as part of a citywide initiative to encourage the take-up of welfare benefits.

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  • 2 October 2019 11:03 AM Major road junction to close for resurfacing

    AN important junction on a key route in and out of the city is set to close during the October half term holidays for major resurfacing work.

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  • 1 October 2019 09:39 AM Leicester Marathon comes to city’s streets this weekend

    MORE than three thousand runners will take to Leicester’s streets this weekend for the annual Leicester Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay Challenge races.

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  • 30 September 2019 01:20 PM Work to start on Abbey Park Road improvements

    WORK to improve a stretch of Leicester’s busy Abbey Park Road will is due to begin next month.

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  • 27 September 2019 02:04 PM New recruits will help to maintain council homes

    NINETEEN new housing apprentices have joined Leicester City Council to help carry out repairs on council homes.

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  • 27 September 2019 10:51 AM Get ready for festival of reading

    More than 140 events dedicated to writing, drama, poetry and fiction will take place in Leicester next month as the prestigious Everybody’s Reading festival is launched.

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  • 26 September 2019 03:37 PM Entries open for popular art exhibition’s 30th year

    LOCAL artists are being given a chance to present their work at Leicester’s New Walk Museum, as preparation for this year’s Open 30 exhibition begins.

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  • 26 September 2019 10:28 AM Social care work opportunities on offer at careers event

    JOB seekers and students from across the city and county considering careers in social care are invited to attend a specialised careers event next month.

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  • 25 September 2019 10:55 AM Space-themed events bring Moon landing story to life

    THE 50th anniversary of the historic Moon landing is being brought to life with an exciting series of space-themed activities taking place in Leicester city centre during the half term holidays.

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  • 25 September 2019 10:27 AM Historic turret gateway no longer ‘at risk’ after restoration

    ONE of Leicester’s most historic ancient monuments is no longer deemed to be at risk, following the completion of a major programme of works funded by the city council.

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  • 24 September 2019 05:55 PM Museum hosts discussion on women’s rights and empowerment

    SOME of Leicester’s most inspirational and successful women will be discussing the future of women’s empowerment at an event at New Walk Museum on Friday (27 September).

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