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  • 8 April 2021 03:55 PM Twice-weekly rapid testing now available to everyone in England

    EVERYONE in England is being encouraged to take twice-weekly coronavirus tests to help identify and suppress the spread of new variants of the virus.

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  • 6 April 2021 01:50 PM Proposals will revamp residential area in St Matthews

    CHANGES to part of a Leicester housing estate have been proposed to help reduce crime, create more parking and improve the area for residents.

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  • 1 April 2021 10:12 AM Warning to businesses offering at-home beauty treatments despite lockdown

    BUSINESSES offering beauty treatments at home during lockdown are being warned they face fines, prosecution and possible police action after a rise in the number of reports of such work taking place despite the Covid-19 restrictions.

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  • 30 March 2021 02:48 PM Still time for eligible families to register for holiday food programme

    CHILDREN in Leicester who normally have a free school meal won’t miss out over the Easter break, thanks to a holiday food programme co-ordinated by the city council.

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  • 30 March 2021 11:14 AM New hub will help get young people into jobs

    A £4MILLION project to create a new youth hub and help get young people into jobs, education and training is being launched in Leicester.

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  • 30 March 2021 11:11 AM Timetable sets out reopening of city’s buildings and facilities

    PLANS for how Leicester’s sports, leisure and community facilities will reopen with the lifting of lockdown restrictions have been outlined in a new timetable.

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  • 30 March 2021 09:31 AM Calls for new enforcement body as council publishes report

    CITY mayor Peter Soulsby and deputy city mayor Cllr Adam Clarke are calling for the Government to make good on its manifesto commitment to create a single enforcement body that would cover all aspects of labour abuse, exploitation and poor working practices.

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  • 29 March 2021 12:25 PM Council sets out plans for £1m improvement scheme on busy Anstey Lane

    IMPROVEMENTS are planned for Leicester’s busy Anstey Lane as part a major Government-backed programme of investment in sustainable transport across the city.

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  • 29 March 2021 10:50 AM Free pavement café licences to help local businesses

    FREE street café licences that allow businesses to create outdoor seating areas on pavements are being made available by Leicester City Council.

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  • 25 March 2021 05:36 PM Businesses can claim in latest phase of grants

    BUSINESSES and charities are being called upon to apply for grants to help with costs and loss of income during the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 25 March 2021 01:55 PM Restrictions on outdoor mixing to begin to ease from Monday

    RESTRICTIONS on outdoor mixing will start to be eased across England from Monday (29 March), as the country takes its next careful step towards leaving lockdown.

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  • 25 March 2021 12:01 PM Historic gates and wall receive restoration boost from Government fund

    TWO important examples of Leicester’s architectural history have received a financial boost from a government fund to support expert repair work.

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