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  • 19 October 2018 Leicester gets ready to light up for Christmas

    THE MAMMOTH task of installing the twinkling lights and colourful garlands that will decorate Leicester city centre this Christmas gets under way this weekend.

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  • 19 October 2018 City primary schools celebrate after growing their own grub

    A CITY primary school is celebrating its fourth consecutive win in an annual gardening competition.

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  • 18 October 2018 School rises to poppy-making challenge

    STUDENTS at a Leicester secondary school are making 1,000 giant poppies that will play a key role in the city’s Remembrance Day commemorations next month.

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  • 18 October 2018 All aboard Youth Bus in Eyres Monsell

    A BUS specially designed to provide a hub of activities and information for youngsters is pulling into Eyres Monsell this week.

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  • 17 October 2018 New galleries to bring Ancient Egypt to life

    TWO brand new galleries that will bring the fascinating stories of ancient Egypt to life will open at New Walk Museum on Saturday (20 October) – just in time for Leicester’s half-term break.

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  • 17 October 2018 Family-oriented events mark half-term in city

    GHOSTLY goings-on, Diwali events, a pop-up museum and the chance for kids to swim for a quid are among the activities on offer in Leicester for the city's half-term (22-26 October).

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  • 16 October 2018 Resurfacing work to take place at Pork Pie Island

    URGENT resurfacing work is due to take place at a busy roundabout on Leicester’s ring road over two weekends. Repairs will be made to the carriageway at Pork Pie Island, where the city’s outer ring road meets Saffron Lane and other key city routes, and where the road surface is in very poor condition.

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  • 16 October 2018 Ravensbridge Drive and A6 Junction to close for six weeks as part of road improvement works

    A JUNCTION will be closed to traffic for six weeks as part of a major road improvement scheme.

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  • 12 October 2018 Build-up to Leicester’s spectacular Diwali celebrations begins

    PREPARATIONS are underway for Leicester’s world-renowned Diwali festivities, which are set to light up the city’s Golden Mile.

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  • 11 October 2018 Snow time like the present to get your tickets for Leicester's Christmas ice rink

    WITH less than two months to go before Leicester’s Christmas ice rink returns to Jubilee Square, skaters can now start planning their visits to the popular city centre attraction.

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  • 11 October 2018 Programme of road resurfacing over coming weeks

    RESIDENTIAL streets across the city will have surface repairs carried out over the coming weeks as part of a programme of maintenance by Leicester City Council.

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  • 10 October 2018 Views sought on changes to parks byelaws

    LEICESTER residents are being invited to comment on plans to update the byelaws that apply in the city’s parks and open spaces.

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