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  • 29 June 2020 07:29 PM Lockdown restrictions in Leicester to be extended for at least two weeks

    PEOPLE in Leicester and its outlying suburbs are to be asked to continue to follow current national restrictions for at least a further two weeks, and non-essential shops will be asked to close.

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  • 26 June 2020 02:12 PM Changes to Dover Street traffic starting this weekend

    ALTERATIONS are being made to traffic flow on a city centre street from this weekend as part of a wider scheme to improve facilities for cyclists and pedestrians and help shoppers to observe safe social distancing.

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  • 26 June 2020 02:12 PM Outbound pop-up cycle route introduced on Hinckley Road

    THE latest in a series of pop-up cycling and walking routes on major commuter routes in Leicester is being installed along a stretch of Hinckley Road.

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  • 26 June 2020 10:08 AM Council puts £600,000 into emergency food provision

    THE city council has put over £600,000 of support into emergency food provision over the past 12 weeks, working with food banks across the city to keep people safe during the coronavirus crisis.

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  • 25 June 2020 06:30 PM Council reminds people that barbecues are not permitted in Leicester’s parks

    THE CITY council is reminding people that barbecues are not permitted in Leicester’s parks and open spaces – and that coronavirus restrictions are still in place.

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  • 25 June 2020 10:51 AM Deadline approaches for business grants

    BUSINESSES and charities have less than a week to apply for a share of Government money aimed at helping those whose trade has been badly hit by the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 24 June 2020 03:15 PM Footpath widening takes place at Green Lane Road

    A BUSY local shopping area in North Evington is being transformed in a pop-up scheme creating wider pavements to make it safer for shoppers and residents to socially distance.

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  • 22 June 2020 03:52 PM Two traffic calming and 20mph limits to be introduced after virus delay

    TWO new schemes to introduce 20mph speed limits and traffic calming measures are due to be installed after being delayed by the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 21 June 2020 10:29 AM Additional Coronavirus testing unit set up in Leicester

    A NEW coronavirus testing site will open on Leicester’s Spinney Hills Park at 10.30am today (Sunday 21 June).

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  • 19 June 2020 12:34 PM Leicester marks Windrush Day with online activities

    PHOTOGRAPHS, letters and artwork from the Windrush generation will be shared online this weekend as Leicester plays its part in marking Windrush Day 2020.

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  • 18 June 2020 08:06 PM Rise in city’s Covid-19 cases shows epidemic is not over

    AS lockdown restrictions are gradually relaxed, the city’s director of public health is warning people in Leicester that the coronavirus epidemic is far from over.

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  • 18 June 2020 10:52 AM Global Kitchen to host first online cooking event

    AN ORGANISATION which was set up with the help of City Mayor Peter Soulsby’s crowdfunding pledge to train chefs from the refugee and asylum seeker community is due to run its first online community cookery workshop this week.

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