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  • 11 May 2022 10:00 AM Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay to visit Leicester as full England route revealed

    THE BIRMINGHAM 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay is confirmed to visit Leicester during its final journey through England this summer, as the full route is revealed.

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  • 10 May 2022 05:42 PM Street name celebrates Foxes’ Wembley success 52 years on

    A COUNCIL employee’s idea to name a new Leicester street ‘Wembley Road’ as a good luck omen ahead of the 1969 FA Cup Final finally paid off – more than 50 years later.

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  • 9 May 2022 03:47 PM More help with living costs available for city’s most vulnerable

    EVERY pensioner in Leicester who claims pension credit is to receive a voucher for £100 to help with their costs for fuel and food, using money from the Government’s Household Support Fund.

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  • 9 May 2022 10:50 AM Focus on communities for Foster Care Fortnight

    FOSTER carers in Leicester are celebrating the strength, resilience and diversity of the local fostering community as they take part in Foster Care Fortnight (9-22 May).  

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  • 6 May 2022 02:28 PM Council calls on residents and businesses to help tackle Willow Brook litter issue

    BUSINESSES and residents in parts of north-east Leicester are to be asked for their help in tackling an on-going litter problem in a nearby waterway.

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  • 6 May 2022 11:58 AM Changes to Evington streets aim to improve safety, congestion and local environment

    NEW measures are set to be tried out on neighbourhood streets in Evington to help reduce traffic speeds, congestion, inappropriate parking and rat-running.

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  • 6 May 2022 09:19 AM Pop-up pantries will help ensure youngsters don’t go hungry this half-term

    CHILDREN in Leicester on free school meals won’t miss out over the half-term break, thanks to a holiday food programme that’s supported by Company Shop and Samworth Brothers.

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  • 6 May 2022 09:06 AM Work starts on major neighbourhood cycling route improvements

    WORK has started on a major new neighbourhood cycling route in Leicester as part of a government-backed citywide programme of investment in sustainable transport.

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  • 4 May 2022 04:11 PM Call for artists to submit designs for public art commemorating city’s Ugandan Asians

    ARTISTS from across the region are being invited to put forward designs and ideas for a new public artwork commemorating the 50th anniversary of the arrival of thousands of Ugandan Asians in Leicester.

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  • 3 May 2022 10:01 AM Step right up for this year’s Walk Leicester Festival

    A MONTH-long series of activities taking place in Leicester is encouraging more people to get their shoes on and to discover their local area.

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  • 3 May 2022 10:01 AM Street boxes containing vital aid launched as part of knife crime strategy

    EMERGENCY boxes aimed at providing urgent assistance to victims of knife crime have been launched in Leicester as part of the council’s strategy on knife crime and serious violence.

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  • 29 April 2022 10:13 AM Work to begin on £1.5m Braunstone Gate ‘mini-Holland’ improvement scheme

    WORK to make permanent a pop-up ‘mini-Holland’ scheme in part of Leicester’s West End is due to get underway early next month.

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