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  • 12 July 2018 Loughborough Road Bridge closes to traffic from this weekend

    DRIVERS are being reminded that a major road bridge in Leicester will close to traffic from this weekend as vital flood risk work nears completion.

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  • 12 July 2018 City Festival 2018

    City Festival celebrates everything we love about Leicester, right in the heart of the city. Come and get involved over 10 days of street entertainment, sports, culture, music, art, heritage and more. This year's event run from 18 to 27 August.

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  • 11 July 2018 Catch the Gingerbread Man at Leicester libraries this summer

    A SWEET theatrical treat is on offer for city families next week (w/c 16 Jul), as a performance of The Gingerbread Man tours local libraries.

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  • 11 July 2018 Safety improvement works get underway at Spencefield Lane

    WORK has begun on improving safety on a busy stretch of road outside two major city schools.

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  • 10 July 2018 Festival season gets under way with city centre youth event

    LIVE music, games and a World Cup-inspired penalty shoot-out will form part of a city centre Youth Festival this weekend.

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  • 10 July 2018 Festival of Chariots takes to city centre this weekend

    A HUGE decorated chariot will make its way through the city centre this weekend as part of colourful celebrations of the Hare Krishna festival of Rathayatra.

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  • 9 July 2018 Scheme starts young people on arts adventure

    CHILDREN and young people can take the first steps towards an accredited arts qualification this summer, thanks to Leicester’s museums.

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  • 9 July 2018 Brahmpreet to speak at Strong Cities Summit in Melbourne

    A YOUNG person from Leicester who has been involved in projects to tackle extremism has been invited to Australia to talk about her experiences.

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  • 9 July 2018 Exhibition marks 50 years since Leicester’s worst floods

    AN exhibition marking 50 years since severe floods struck Leicester will be held at Newarke Houses Museum this weekend.

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  • 6 July 2018 Filbert Fox backs 1,000 Tweaks campaign to promote healthy lifestyles for children

    LEICESTER City’s much-loved mascot Filbert Fox is backing a new city council campaign that promotes healthy lifestyles for children.

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  • 6 July 2018 Lots of family fun on offer in city this summer

    FAMILIES can find out about hundreds of fun things to do in Leicester throughout the school holidays with the help of the city council’s new summer fun activities guide.

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  • 6 July 2018 Local voluntary groups invited to talk to city council

    LEICESTER City Council is starting a dialogue with local voluntary and community sector (VCS) groups and organisations, exploring ways to strengthen their relationship.

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