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  • 18 June 2018 Explore Leicester’s history to the present day online

    Look back at two thousand years of Leicester's history, from its humble beginnings through to a modern-day city on our new-look Story of Leicester website.

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  • 15 June 2018 Riverside Festival’s boost to local economy

    VISITOR numbers to Leicester’s Riverside Festival have more than doubled in the last five years and brought a major economic boost to local businesses and traders, new figures show.

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  • 14 June 2018 Heritage panels brighten up bus station

    VIEWS of Leicester from a bygone age are now brightening up the walls of Leicester’s Haymarket bus station.

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  • 13 June 2018 Reading awards for secondary school students

    SECONDARY school students will meet authors and be presented with awards to recognise their commitment to reading at a celebration event tomorrow. The event – held at the Leicester Tigers’ ground – will celebrate the success of this year’s Reading Rampage campaign, which aims to inspire and motivate young people aged 11-13 to read for pleasure.

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  • 12 June 2018 Dinosaur’s anniversary marked at New Walk Museum

    A DINOSAUR which has towered over visitors at Leicester’s New Walk Museum for over 30 years will be the centrepiece of an event this weekend marking the anniversary of its discovery.

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  • 12 June 2018 Full steam ahead for vintage vehicles at museum event

    VEHICLES from days gone by will be taking centre stage at Leicester’s Abbey Pumping Station later this month.

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  • 7 June 2018 City schoolchildren choose their Best Book

    THOUSANDS of city schoolchildren have been voting for their favourite books as part of an initiative to encourage reading.

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  • 7 June 2018 Saddle up for Bike Week

    PEOPLE are being invited to celebrate National Bike Week by riding Leicester’s cycle circuit for free.

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  • 30 May 2018 Bands bring music to city's parks

    MUSIC will fill the air in Leicester’s parks this summer as the city council's annual Bands in the Parks season gets under way.

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  • 30 May 2018 Music takes centre stage at Riverside Festival

    THE cream of local and regional bands are set to take to the stage this weekend at the 21st annual Riverside Festival in Leicester.

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  • 25 May 2018 Bede Park’s giant slide back in use after repairs

    BEDE Park’s landmark giant slide has reopened to the public, after decay in the wooden frame forced its closure for over 18 months.

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  • 25 May 2018 Museums go to town for half-term

    A POP-UP museum at Leicester’s Highcross shopping centre next week will give people the chance to examine artefacts from Egypt, see memorabilia from the First World War and maybe even shake Darth Vader’s hand.

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