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  • 22 May 2020 04:36 PM Free ideas to help keep young ones happy this half-term

    IT’S going to be challenging to make half-term feel like a break while Leicester’s in lockdown, but there are still plenty of things that families can do to help them enjoy their week off together.

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  • 15 May 2020 04:44 PM City's golf course to reopen on Tuesday

    LEICESTER’S municipal golf course at Humberstone Heights is set to reopen to the public next week.

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  • 1 May 2020 12:20 PM Council tries out new low-carbon mowers on city parks

    NEW low-carbon, battery-powered gardening equipment has been bought by the city council to help advance Leicester’s response to the climate emergency, as well as to improve air quality.

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  • 29 April 2020 07:52 PM Museums go online to offer people #MuseumFromHome experience

    LEICESTER’S museums may be shut while the coronavirus lockdown continues, but their collections are being opened up to a new audience of online visitors.

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  • 23 April 2020 04:28 PM Pick up a book and back World Book Night

    LEICESTER’S libraries are backing World Book Night tonight (23 April) – by inviting people to pick up a book, share a story, listen to an audiobook or hold a virtual book group meeting between 7pm and 8pm.

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  • 8 April 2020 01:27 PM Leicester Libraries launches free online storytelling

    LEICESTER Libraries will be posting free online storytelling sessions to Facebook and YouTube to help parents and families during the coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 3 April 2020 10:31 AM Riverside Festival cancelled as coronavirus crisis continues

    LEICESTER’s annual Riverside Festival will not take place this year, as the coronavirus crisis looks set to continue beyond the spring.

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  • 13 March 2020 10:47 AM Family fun marks Daniel Lambert Day at city museum

    THE 250th birthday of Leicester legend Daniel Lambert provides the inspiration for a family-friendly event at Newarke Houses Museum tomorrow (Saturday 14 March).

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  • 3 March 2020 03:59 PM Events mark International Women's Day

    EVENTS will be taking place around the world on Sunday (8 March) to mark International Women’s Day.

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  • 3 March 2020 01:25 PM World-class festival set to light up Leicester this week

    LEICESTER city centre will be lit up with some extraordinary illuminated artworks this week as part of a brand new international festival.

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  • 17 February 2020 03:01 PM Educational events support new Dissent and Displacement exhibition

    A PROGRAMME of events gets under way on Sunday to support an exhibition inspired by Leicester’s German Expressionist collection.

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  • 17 February 2020 01:38 PM Lots to do in Leicester this half-term

    THERE’S lots going on in Leicester during the half-term break – with plenty of family-friendly activities on offer that are completely free of charge.

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