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  • 28 August 2019 11:21 AM Over £1 million in grants awarded to Leicestershire businesses

    Collaborate for Growth, the Leicestershire business support project has awarded £1.2 million in grant funding to local businesses and created nearly 200 jobs.

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  • 19 August 2019 02:25 PM Award for shopfront improvement scheme

    A SCHEME that has helped to revamp shopfronts in the city has won an award from the Federation of Small Businesses.

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  • 1 July 2019 02:30 PM Apprentices celebrate achievements at graduation ceremony

    HUNDREDS of people who have successfully completed an apprenticeship in the past 12 months have been celebrating their achievements at a graduation ceremony.

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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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