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  • 17 April 2019 05:21 PM Traders bring fresh tastes to Corn Exchange square

    FOUR specialist food stalls will be trading outside Leicester’s Corn Exchange on Saturday (20 April), giving shoppers some fresh ideas for their weekend dining.

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  • 1 April 2019 11:52 AM Housing apprentices head to Malta to share their expertise

    APPRENTICES in the city council’s housing department are heading to Malta to encourage others to take up apprenticeships.

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  • 19 March 2019 01:20 PM Proposals set out for new workspace at Pioneer Park

    PROPOSALS for a development that would provide much-needed commercial workspace at Leicester’s Pioneer Park have been outlined by the city council.

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  • 12 March 2019 05:15 PM Businesses helped to benefit from city’s construction boom

    WITH almost 9,000 new construction jobs expected to be created in the East Midlands by 2022, businesses in the city and county are being invited to find out how they can make the most of major regeneration works taking place across Leicester.

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  • 12 March 2019 10:39 AM More than 1,000 people get jobs with the help of Leicester to Work

    A KEY city council initiative has helped more than 1,000 people into employment and more than 695 people into apprenticeships over the past two years.

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  • 7 March 2019 02:54 PM Cultural Quarter to get £145,000 makeover

    ST GEORGE’S Cultural Quarter in Leicester is getting a revamp thanks to £145,000 of city council investment.

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  • 5 March 2019 04:22 PM Almost 1,000 small retail businesses to benefit from rates cut

    NEARLY 1,000 small businesses across Leicester are to get a discount in their business rates under a new scheme set to come into effect next month.

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  • 14 December 2018 10:46 AM Successful bid generates extra £14m for city and county

    Major plans to unlock an extra £14m for public services across Leicester and Leicestershire have been given the thumbs up.

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  • 30 November 2018 02:40 PM Shop locally at Leicester Market for Small Business Saturday

    SHOPPERS are being encouraged to buy locally this weekend for Small Business Saturday (1 December) – with traders at Leicester Market on hand to supply a variety of locally-sourced produce.

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  • 9 November 2018 12:54 PM New guide to social value launched for businesses

    A NEW guide has been launched to help businesses think about how they could benefit local communities when they bid for Leicester City Council contracts.

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  • 5 November 2018 03:57 PM 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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  • 29 October 2018 10:48 AM 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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