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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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  • 18 September 2018 04:11 PM 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 11:51 AM 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 03:40 PM 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 11:50 AM 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 03:47 PM 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 10:55 AM 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 12:42 PM 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 12:42 PM 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 01:03 PM 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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  • 19 March 2018 04:29 PM Leicester Market Easter bonnet competition

    YOUNGSTERS with creative flair are being invited to take part in Leicester Market’s annual Easter Bonnet competition.

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  • 16 March 2018 12:32 PM Traders invited to register interest for this year's Christmas market

    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.

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