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  • 19 March 2019 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 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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  • 12 March 2019 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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  • 7 March 2019 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 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 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 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 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 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 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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  • 18 September 2018 Work starts on improved walkway to Leicester Market

    A SCHEME that will replace the dingy alleyway between Horsefair Street and Leicester Market with a welcoming new walkway gets under way tomorrow (Wednesday).

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  • 9 August 2018 Asbestos find halts plans for Christmas market

    CONTRACTORS working at Leicester’s Corn Exchange have removed asbestos from the rear of the building, after it was discovered during construction work earlier this summer.

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