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  • 21 May 2018 Significant improvement in city children’s dental health

    NEW figures issued by Public Health England show a significant reduction in the number of five-year-olds in Leicester with tooth decay.

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  • 18 May 2018 New Lord Mayor of Leicester sworn in

    The new Lord Mayor of Leicester has been officially inaugurated in a ceremony at the Town Hall.

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  • 18 May 2018 New centre to help people with alcohol and drug issues launched

    A NEW day centre offering help and support to people with alcohol and drug misuse problems is being officially opened in Leicester.

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  • 18 May 2018 Leicester to be re-declared a Smoke Control Area

    RESTRICTIONS on polluting smoke from chimneys of businesses and homes across Leicester are due to be renewed as part of a move to tackle air pollution.

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  • 17 May 2018 Call for artists to showcase work at Riverside Festival

    A CALL has gone out to local artists to showcase their work as part of Leicester’s biggest free family festival this summer.

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  • 17 May 2018 Improvements due at major city road junctions

    Work is due to begin later this summer to improve two major junctions in Leicester as part of plans to improve main routes into the north west of the city.

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  • 17 May 2018 Council extends moratorium on hackney cab age policy

    LEICESTER City Council will extend a temporary moratorium of its taxi age policy as part of a push to encourage drivers to take-up electric taxis.

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  • 15 May 2018 Countdown to annual BioBlitz nature survey

    THERE are just a few days left until Leicester's ninth annual BioBlitz, a 24-hour wildlife life survey of a city nature spot.

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  • 14 May 2018 Get into the swing at Riverside Festival

    SWING dancing and jazz music from days gone by are coming to Leicester’s Riverside Festival next month.

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  • 11 May 2018 Mass tooth-brushing event kicks off National Smile Month

    A MASS tooth-brushing event will kick off National Smile Month in Leicester on Monday (14 May).

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  • 11 May 2018 Bede Park slide reopening delayed

    THE planned reopening of the giant slide on Bede Park has been delayed.

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  • 10 May 2018 Excellent facilities are par for the course at Humberstone Heights

    A major programme of works that has refurbished the facilities at Leicester’s Humberstone Heights golf course has now been completed.

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