31 May 2018 Council earns £600,000 from business-boosting loanRead the full story
A LOAN of £4m made from the city council’s Leicester City Investment Fund to a private developer has earned the council £600,000 in interest and helped to secure 250 jobs in the city.
19 April 2018 Help for businesses to benefit from construction boomRead the full story
WITH almost 9,000 new construction jobs expected to be created in the East Midlands in the next four years, businesses in the city and county have been invited to find out how they can make the most of the major regeneration works taking place across the city.
16 April 2018 Council to invest £500,000 in skills trainingRead the full story
THE city council is to invest a further £500,000 to help city residents get into work or training, and to stop graduates leaving Leicester for jobs elsewhere.
27 March 2018 Revamp for Leicester MarketRead the full story
A YEAR-LONG programme of works that will transform Leicester’s historic outdoor market gets under way next month.
19 March 2018 Leicester Market Easter bonnet competitionRead the full story
YOUNGSTERS with creative flair are being invited to take part in Leicester Market’s annual Easter Bonnet competition.
16 March 2018 Traders invited to register interest for this year's Christmas marketRead the full story
IT MAY only be March, but plans for Leicester’s Christmas celebrations are already taking shape – and a bigger, and better, Christmas Market will be at the heart of the city’s events programme.
8 February 2018 Pancake fun on offer at Leicester MarketRead the full story
SHROVE Tuesday will be celebrated next week at Leicester Market, when it hosts its annual Pancake Day race in aid of local hospice LOROS.
24 November 2017 New look for entrance to Haymarket TheatreRead the full story
A BRAND new entrance will be welcoming visitors to the old Haymarket Theatre when the building reopens to the public next year.
23 November 2017 Discover Christmas gift ideas at Visit LeicesterRead the full story
IT’S not too late to pick up a decoration that will give your tree a uniquely Leicester look this Christmas – but the elegant glass baubles featuring the city’s skyline are selling fast.
22 November 2017 Trader jailed after £80,000 fraudRead the full story
A FRAUDULENT trader who cheated companies out of tens of thousands of pounds for non-existent promotional goods has been jailed for 40 months.
21 November 2017 Council backs Living Wage increaseRead the full story
HUNDREDS of the lowest-paid staff employed by Leicester City Council are set to get a pay rise in line with an increase in the real Living Wage.
16 November 2017 Horse chestnut tree lights up for ChristmasRead the full story
A LEICESTER street tree will be lit up for Christmas this year, thanks to a £5,000 donation by a local developer.
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