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  • 19 April 2022 11:08 AM Record 96.3% of children get their first choice of primary school

    THOUSANDS of children across the city will be offered a place at a primary school today, with a record 96.3% of children gaining a place at their first preference – the highest level recorded.

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  • 14 April 2022 10:08 AM Festival of family fun returns to mark St George’s Day

    ENGLAND’S patron saint will be celebrated in Leicester as the city’s annual St George’s Festival returns to Orton Square on Saturday 23rd April.

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  • 13 April 2022 12:20 PM Latest heritage information panels take their places in the city

    A SERIES of 10 new heritage panels have been installed to tell the stories behind key historic and cultural sites across the city.

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  • 12 April 2022 10:46 AM Chocolate fans are reminded to try to recycle and reduce their egg packaging over Easter

    LEICESTERSHIRE County Council and Leicester City Council are encouraging residents to recycle all the extra cardboard, plastic or foil which usually builds up over the bank holiday.

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  • 12 April 2022 10:17 AM New toilet facilities now open for passengers at Haymarket bus station

    FACILITIES at a busy Leicester bus station have been improved, following a major scheme to extend and fully refurbish its toilets.

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  • 8 April 2022 04:47 PM Easter fun at Leicester’s libraries and museums

    THERE’S lots going on in Leicester during the Easter break – with plenty of activities at the city’s museums and libraries to keep everyone entertained.

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  • 8 April 2022 10:27 AM Still time for businesses to benefit from up to £10k for low carbon improvements

    BUSINESSES in Leicester and Leicestershire are being reminded that they have just a few weeks left to apply for grants to help to pay for energy efficiency improvements.

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  • 8 April 2022 09:27 AM New footbridge to be lifted into place on Abbey Park Road

    A NEW bike-friendly footbridge that will span the River Soar is due to be lifted into place next to Leicester’s historic Abbey Corner Bridge this weekend.

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  • 7 April 2022 04:40 PM Discounted bus fare scheme reopens to jobseekers

    A SCHEME offering cut-price travel to unemployed jobseekers in Leicester has been relaunched.

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  • 7 April 2022 04:19 PM How are you, Leicester? Your chance to have a say on health and wellbeing

    LEICESTER people are being asked to share their health and wellbeing needs with public health professionals for a new survey called How are you, Leicester?

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  • 6 April 2022 03:24 PM New support scheme available for city businesses affected by the pandemic

    BUSINESSES across Leicester that were not previously eligible for Covid-19 business rates relief may now be eligible for new support if they were adversely affected by the pandemic.

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  • 6 April 2022 10:46 AM £4.8m scheme provides school places for 60 children with complex needs

    THE TRANSFORMATION of a former music and drama centre into a purpose-built school for children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) is now complete.

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