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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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  • 8 February 2018 06:10 PM Pancake fun on offer at Leicester Market

    SHROVE Tuesday will be celebrated next week at Leicester Market, when it hosts its annual Pancake Day race in aid of local hospice LOROS.

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  • 24 November 2017 12:39 PM New look for entrance to Haymarket Theatre

    A BRAND new entrance will be welcoming visitors to the old Haymarket Theatre when the building reopens to the public next year.

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  • 23 November 2017 12:39 PM Discover Christmas gift ideas at Visit Leicester

    IT’S not too late to pick up a decoration that will give your tree a uniquely Leicester look this Christmas – but the elegant glass baubles featuring the city’s skyline are selling fast.

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  • 22 November 2017 01:44 PM Trader jailed after £80,000 fraud

    A FRAUDULENT trader who cheated companies out of tens of thousands of pounds for non-existent promotional goods has been jailed for 40 months.

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  • 21 November 2017 11:50 AM Council backs Living Wage increase

    HUNDREDS of the lowest-paid staff employed by Leicester City Council are set to get a pay rise in line with an increase in the real Living Wage.

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  • 16 November 2017 03:07 PM Horse chestnut tree lights up for Christmas

    A LEICESTER street tree will be lit up for Christmas this year, thanks to a £5,000 donation by a local developer.

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  • 15 November 2017 01:00 PM Next step for Pioneer Park development

    WORK that will pave the way for the development of a space park at Leicester’s Pioneer Park could get under way in spring next year.

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