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  • 16 December 2020 10:13 AM Tree preservation strategy will protect neighbourhood’s giant redwoods

    MORE than two dozen giant trees, some well over a century old and which characterise a Leicester suburb, are being given protection under a new strategy by Leicester City Council.

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  • 15 December 2020 01:50 PM Joint exercise checks on Covid-19 safety among shoppers and businesses

    POLICE and council officers have carried out a series of visits to check compliance with national coronavirus safety measures at shops in Leicester.

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  • 15 December 2020 11:32 AM Local laws to tackle problem street drinking and drug use extended

    LEGISLATION to tackle problem street drinking and use of so-called ‘legal highs’ in public places across Leicester have been extended for another three years.

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  • 14 December 2020 04:01 PM Noise nuisance reports led to seizure of equipment

    Council officers have seized stereo equipment and loud speakers from a Leicester house after complaints from neighbours about the noise levels.

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  • 9 December 2020 10:37 AM Work begins to control flooding and improve habitats at Everards Meadows

    A SCHEME to help control flooding and improve wetland habitats is underway at a popular destination for cyclists and walkers on the banks of the River Soar. 

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  • 8 December 2020 11:55 AM Council publishes one-year stop-gap budget plan

    LEICESTER City Council has published its draft budget plans for next year.

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  • 8 December 2020 11:28 AM Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    LEICESTER City Council will be making changes to its regular waste and recycling collection days due to the Christmas and New Year bank holidays.

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  • 7 December 2020 04:25 PM Leicester first city in England to pilot local tracing operation

    A PILOT study will get under way in Leicester this week that will give the city council responsibility for tracing people who test positive for coronavirus but who prove to be difficult to contact.

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  • 3 December 2020 11:16 AM Schools’ commitment to staying Covid-safe praised by education chiefs

    EDUCATION bosses across Leicester have praised the city’s schools for their work to keep staff and pupils safe during the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • 2 December 2020 04:58 PM ‘Memorial walk’ proposed for Leicester & Leicestershire

    A TREE trail in a country park could soon provide a space for reflection for those whose lives have been affected by the coronavirus, if a new crowdfunding campaign is successful.

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  • 2 December 2020 11:36 AM Vital to follow rules on self-isolation, say local health bosses

    PUBLIC health bosses are reminding people how vital it is to self-isolate if they are showing any symptoms of coronavirus.

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  • 2 December 2020 11:03 AM Latest grants schemes to help businesses affected by restrictions

    BUSINESSES across Leicester whose trade has been affected by the local or national coronavirus restrictions are being encouraged to apply for a share of funding in the latest grants schemes being administered by Leicester City Council.

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