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  • 5 November 2018 Countdown to Christmas gets under way

    THE LIGHTS are going up, the tree’s arrived at the Clock Tower, and the shops are heaving with gift ideas – it may only be November, but it looks like Leicester is ready for Christmas!

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  • 5 November 2018 Diwali Day celebrations to illuminate Golden Mile

    LEICESTER’S dazzling Diwali celebrations will reach their peak this week with the spectacular festivities marking Diwali Day.

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  • 5 November 2018 Council takes on 27 new tradespeople after successful apprenticeships

    TWENTY-SEVEN apprentices have secured permanent positions with the city council after learning a range of craft trade skills.

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  • 1 November 2018 Councils join forces to tackle fuel poverty in Leicestershire

    PEOPLE living in Leicester and Leicestershire will soon be able to buy green energy from a not-for-profit company that aims to provide some of the cheapest gas and electricity on the market.

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  • 1 November 2018 Appeal for unwanted pallets to help build Abbey Park’s bonfire

    PREPARATIONS are well underway for Leicester’s biggest and best bonfire and firework display this weekend.

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  • 31 October 2018 Residents welcomed to Ashton Green’s first new affordable homes

    THE first residents are moving into their new affordable homes at Glebelands Park in Ashton Green, Leicester.

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  • 31 October 2018 Diwali festivities continue with programme of family events

    LEICESTER’S Diwali festivities are set to continue with a programme of family-friendly events and activities through until Diwali Day itself.

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  • 31 October 2018 Traffic advice as Nagar Kirtan Sikh parade takes to city’s streets

    MOTORISTS are being advised of possible traffic disruption caused by a religious procession taking place this weekend.

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  • 30 October 2018 City's leaders launch Leicester's Homelessness Charter

    The Bishop of Leicester, Leicester’s City Mayor and Leicestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner have joined forces to launch Leicester’s Homelessness Charter.

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  • 29 October 2018 Deadline approaching for secondary school applications

    FAMILIES in Leicester who have children due to transfer to secondary school next year are being reminded that they need to apply for a school place before the 31 October deadline.

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  • 29 October 2018 Travel company which sold pilgrimages to Mecca sentenced for fraud

    THREE men involved in a Leicester travel firm have been prosecuted for fraudulently claiming to be licensed to sell package trips to Mecca for the Hajj pilgrimage.

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  • 29 October 2018 Awards for environmental volunteers

    VOLUNTEERS who have helped their neighbourhoods to blossom and helped improve the city’s parks and waterways have won a range of awards for their efforts.

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