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  • 24 September 2019 01:56 PM Work begins on improvement scheme at Aylestone Meadows

    WORK is beginning on a £400,000 scheme to improve the habitat of Leicester’s largest nature reserve both for wildlife and visitors.

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  • 24 September 2019 01:35 PM Chance to look behind the scenes at city’s crematorium

    THERE’S a rare chance to look behind the scenes at one of the country’s oldest working crematoriums this weekend as Leicester’s Gilroes crematorium opens its doors to the public.

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  • 24 September 2019 10:35 AM Wartime theme to Open Streets festival

    THERE’S a wartime theme to this month’s Open Streets festival in the city centre.

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  • 23 September 2019 02:21 PM Campaign raises awareness of work to bring empty homes back into use

    A CITY council team dedicated to bringing empty houses back into use is calling on people to report properties that have fallen out of use.

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  • 20 September 2019 01:29 PM Green Fox Community Co-op wins £100,000 to develop zero-carbon schools in Leicester

    LOCAL group Green Fox Community Energy Co-operative has been awarded £100,000 by a national charity to develop a dedicated zero-carbon energy system for Leicester schools.

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  • 19 September 2019 03:34 PM Investment sees £400k for programme of neighbourhood improvements

    A PROGRAMME of improvements in communities across Leicester will improve neighbourhood facilities ranging from parking and traffic measures to trees and shopping areas.

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  • 19 September 2019 10:59 AM Council awarded £95k to pilot public on-street chargers for electric cars

    LEICESTER has been awarded almost £100,000 for a scheme to trial the use of on-street charging points in residential areas.

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  • 18 September 2019 04:11 PM Honour for Leicester's Antigua & Barbuda football team

    THE WINNERS of a tournament that gave grassroots footballers the chance to play for their country have been honoured at Leicester’s Town Hall.

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  • 18 September 2019 09:23 AM Apprenticeship scheme helps boost workforce skills

    TWO apprentice occupational therapists are being put through a university degree course as part of a scheme run by Leicester City Council to nurture its staff’s own talent and skills.

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  • 17 September 2019 12:54 PM Council funds local charities to increase support for homeless

    THE city council has given funding to two local homelessness charities to enable them to give extra support to rough sleepers in the city.

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  • 16 September 2019 03:24 PM Council wins £2m bid to celebrate architectural heritage of city centre streets

    HISTORIC buildings in three of the busiest shopping streets in Leicester’s city centre could be in line for a share of £2milllion improvement scheme.

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  • 13 September 2019 10:03 AM Leicester gets ready for a bumper weekend of events

    THERE’S something for everyone in Leicester this weekend as the city hosts a bumper programme of special events.

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