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  • 27 June 2018 Work to begin on primary school’s expansion

    WORK is set to begin on an expansion project at a popular city primary school. St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School, in Clarendon Park, will get five new classrooms as part of a £1.7million expansion project being funded by the city council.

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  • 26 June 2018 Council announces £4.6m plans for more specialist pupil places

    PLANS have been announced to invest over £4.6million in creating more specialist school places for some of the city’s most vulnerable pupils.

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  • 26 June 2018 School celebrates autism award

    A SPECIAL school in Leicester is celebrating after being awarded official autism accreditation from the National Autistic Society. Oaklands School, a special school for primary-age children, has just been awarded the standard, which shows it is committed to understanding autism and demonstrating best practice.

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  • 26 June 2018 Investment in road surface improvements at five safety camera sites

    ROAD surface improvements are due to be carried out at five city safety camera sites as part of work to upgrade the technology they use.

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  • 25 June 2018 New park mural to celebrate bug life

    WORK on a giant mural that will be inspired by bees, butterflies and bugs will get under way in Leicester’s Abbey Park this week.

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  • 25 June 2018 Grab a rickshaw ride at popular street food event

    VISITORS to Leicester’s popular Canteen street food event later this week will be able to test-ride some new rickshaws.

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  • 25 June 2018 Lutyens’ legacy explored at free talk

    THE life and work of celebrated architect Sir Edwin Lutyens – who designed Victoria Park’s Arch of Remembrance – will be explored in a talk by his great-nephew.

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  • 25 June 2018 Work to begin on major revamp of Belgrave Gate

    WORK to transform a stretch of road linking Leicester’s Golden Mile to the city centre will get under way next month.

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  • 22 June 2018 Views sought on October half-term date change for city schools

    LEICESTER City Council is asking for views on whether the city’s half-term break in October 2019 should be changed to bring it in line with the half-term dates recently announced for schools in the county.

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  • 22 June 2018 Picasso ceramics collection takes up permanent new home at New Walk Museum

    A STUNNING collection of Picasso Ceramics forming part of the personal collection of Lord and Lady Attenborough has been given a permanent home at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery.

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  • 21 June 2018 City school gets ‘good’ Ofsted rating for first time

    A CITY school praised for offering pupils and staff pioneering yoga, meditation and mindfulness sessions has been given a glowing Ofsted report for the first time in its history.

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  • 21 June 2018 School goes traffic-free for national Clean Air Day

    CHILDREN at a Leicester school were given a chance to enjoy a traffic-free street as part of national Clean Air Day.

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