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  • 3 October 2017 Leicester aims for skilled and ethical textiles industry

    AROUND 40 representatives of national regulatory and enforcement agencies are to meet in Leicester on Friday (October 6), as the city looks to pilot ways of developing a skilled and ethical textiles industry that can be emulated across the UK.

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  • 27 September 2017 Markets host storytelling workshop

    A STORYTELLING workshop is coming to Leicester Market on Saturday (30), as part of the Everybody’s Reading festival.

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  • 25 September 2017 Noise equipment seized from bar in Braunstone Gate

    OFFICERS from Leicester City Council have seized noise equipment from a Leicester bar after residents complained about very loud music.

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  • 7 September 2017 New figures show tourism is booming in county

    MORE than 33million people visited Leicester and Leicestershire last year, with a million more visitors choosing to spend time in the area in 2016 than in the previous year.

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  • 1 September 2017 Specialist markets set up shop on new market square

    LEICESTER’S new market square will host two specialist markets on consecutive days next week.

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  • 23 August 2017 New square hosts antiques market

    LEICESTER’S new market square will soon be filled with curios, collectables and vintage items as a programme of weekly antiques markets gets under way.

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  • 14 August 2017 Call goes out to festive stallholders

    TRADERS interested in taking a stall at Leicester Market’s first Christmas Festive Fair are being urged to apply now to secure their pitch.

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  • 10 August 2017 Council outlines new rate relief scheme for local businesses

    A SCHEME that will help almost 2,000 Leicester business affected by the government’s recent rate revaluation has been announced by the city council.

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  • 8 August 2017 Get a taste for an apprenticeship at summer roadshow

    LEICESTER Apprenticeship Hub is launching a pop-up roadshow at Fosse Shopping Centre this summer to help connect local people with apprenticeship opportunities. 

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  • 31 July 2017 Former Greyfriars buildings to be sold to Diocese of Leicester

    A FORMER office building owned by the city council is set to be sold to the Diocese of Leicester.

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  • 12 July 2017 Orchestra to turn city centre spaces into musical squares

    THE UNMISTAKEABLE sound of a live orchestra will fill Leicester city centre later this week, with two performances that are set to be a treat for music lovers.

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  • 11 July 2017 Works set to restore mill’s historic façade

    THE FAÇADE of a former textile mill in Leicester’s historic heart is to be fully restored, thanks to a grant from the Greyfriars Townscape Heritage Initiative.

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