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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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  • 7 August 2018 Zumba to add zip to Friday nights at Leicester Market

    YOU don’t need to know your merengue from your mambo, or your samba from your salsa – but a sense of rhythm might help you get the most out of Leicester Market’s new Friday night zumba classes.

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  • 25 June 2018 Grab a rickshaw ride at popular street food event

    VISITORS to Leicester’s popular Canteen street food event later this week will be able to test-ride some new rickshaws.

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  • 20 June 2018 Apprentices celebrate achievements at graduation ceremony

    APPRENTICES from the city and county will get the chance to celebrate their achievements at a graduation ceremony later this month.

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  • 31 May 2018 Council earns £600,000 from business-boosting loan

    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.

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  • 19 April 2018 Help for businesses to benefit from construction boom

    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.

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  • 16 April 2018 Council to invest £500,000 in skills training

    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.

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  • 27 March 2018 Revamp for Leicester Market

    A YEAR-LONG programme of works that will transform Leicester’s historic outdoor market gets under way next month.

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