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  • 4 February 2021 03:15 PM Leicester City Council announces new chief operating officer

    ALISON Greenhill, currently director of finance with Leicester City Council, is set to become its new chief operating officer.

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  • 4 February 2021 12:17 PM Prestigious award for Leicester Museum and Art Gallery

    Leicester Museum and Art Gallery has become one of only five museums in the UK to win an award for welcoming people who arrive in the city seeking refuge.

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  • 2 February 2021 06:15 PM Memorial walk for Leicester & Leicestershire reaches fundraising target

    A TREE trail in a country park will soon be providing a space for remembrance for those whose lives have been affected by the coronavirus, thanks to the success of a crowdfunding campaign.

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  • 1 February 2021 02:17 PM Grants deadline extended to help pubs affected by lockdown closure

    THE closing date has been extended in a scheme to provide financial help to ease the impact of lockdown on city pubs whose income doesn’t largely depend upon food sales.

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  • 29 January 2021 05:50 PM Final plea for pledges in COVID remembrance project

    A PROJECT to remember all those affected by COVID could get the go-ahead, if its fundraising target is met by Sunday (31 January).

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  • 29 January 2021 05:01 PM Two new rapid coronavirus testing sites to open next week

    TWO new walk-in centres that will offer rapid coronavirus testing to workers who have no symptoms of the virus are set to open in Leicester next week.

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  • 28 January 2021 03:17 PM Free storytelling over Zoom from Leicester Libraries

    LEICESTER Libraries are offering free, live online storytelling sessions to mark National Storytelling Week (30 Jan-6 Feb).

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  • 28 January 2021 02:25 PM Experimental commuter parking scheme to begin in Clarendon Park

    A NEW experimental traffic scheme to tackle commuter parking in one Leicester neighbourhood is due to begin next week.

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  • 28 January 2021 12:42 PM People invited to have their say on Stocking Farm’s regeneration

    PEOPLE who live and work in the Stocking Farm area of north-west Leicester are being invited to have their say on how the area should be regenerated.

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  • 27 January 2021 09:25 AM Grants on offer to pubs affected by lockdown closure

    PUBS whose income doesn’t largely depend upon food sales have until the end of January to take advantage of additional financial help on offer, joining over 70 city pubs that have already received funding.

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  • 26 January 2021 09:14 AM Free online workshops showcase benefits of adult learning

    ADULTS wanting to learn new skills or explore ways of improving their wellbeing can take part in a series of free online workshops next month.

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  • 25 January 2021 03:52 PM Programme of online commemorative events revealed for Holocaust Memorial Day

    A SERIES of online commemorations including talks, recollections and personal experiences relating to the Nazi Holocaust are be held this week as part of international Holocaust Memorial Day.

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