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  • 12 May 2020 02:41 PM Humanitarian assistance offered during lockdown

    A HELPING hand is being extended to people with complex physical and psychological needs who aren’t able to access their normal services due to the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 7 May 2020 05:27 PM Hundreds of key workers get help from Leicester Bike Aid

    NEARLY 400 key workers have been helped by Leicester Bike Aid since it was launched by the city council a month ago.

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  • 7 May 2020 03:56 PM Council to approve £6.9m contribution to £70m Transforming Cities programme

    LEICESTER City Council is due to approve investment of almost £7million as part of a major programme of improvements to public transport, cycling and walking across the city.

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  • 7 May 2020 02:31 PM Ambitious £17million plans for Fenwick revamp get the go-ahead

    A MAJOR redevelopment of Leicester’s historic former Fenwick building has been given its final go-ahead, with the complete £17million investment package now in place.

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  • 7 May 2020 01:08 PM Work begins on major building scheme near Leicester Tigers ground

    ONE lane of a busy Leicester road is due to close temporarily to enable work on major scheme to create a new hotel and multi-storey car park on land near the Leicester Tigers’ stadium.

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  • 6 May 2020 12:05 PM More than 4,700 businesses given financial help so far

    OVER three quarters of eligible businesses and charities in Leicester have now received business grants as part of a Government lifeline in response to the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 6 May 2020 12:00 PM Social care staff contact thousands during the lockdown

    HARD-WORKING staff from the city council’s adult social care teams have been contacting thousands of people to offer support during the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 5 May 2020 09:50 AM New online walking route guides offer fresh inspiration for daily exercise

    LEICESTER’S annual festival of walking has been postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, but its organisers are still offering lots of inspiration for a daily stroll.

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  • 4 May 2020 01:23 PM City prepares to mark VE Day 75 from home

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being encouraged to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day by celebrating at home.

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  • 4 May 2020 10:34 AM Volunteers offer advice at the end of the phone to new gardeners

    HELP is now available at the end of the phone for anyone who’s using their time at home to learn how to grow their own food.

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  • 1 May 2020 12:52 PM Bin and orange bag collections to continue as usual on VE Day 75 bank holiday

    PEOPLE in Leicester will see no changes to their household waste and recycling collections next Friday (8 May) – despite it being a special bank holiday marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

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  • 1 May 2020 12:20 PM Council tries out new low-carbon mowers on city parks

    NEW low-carbon, battery-powered gardening equipment has been bought by the city council to help advance Leicester’s response to the climate emergency, as well as to improve air quality.

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