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  • 20 November 2020 02:20 PM Santa spotted in city as Leicester’s Christmas lights are turned on

    LEICESTER’S magnificent Christmas lights have been switched on, illuminating the city centre with thousands of white lights and colourful decorations

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  • 19 November 2020 02:05 PM New heritage panels mark 80th anniversary of Leicester’s ‘Blitz Night’

    TWO new heritage information panels recounting the events of Leicester’s ‘Blitz Night’ have been installed in the city.

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  • 11 November 2020 12:33 PM City’s Christmas tree will be a symbol of hope this winter

    LEICESTER’S giant Christmas tree will be a symbol of hope for the city this winter, as the whole country locks down to stop the spread of coronavirus.

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  • 11 November 2020 10:18 AM Finishing touches for city’s virtual Diwali celebrations

    THE FINAL preparations are being made for Leicester’s first ever virtual Diwali Day event, which people will be able to enjoy at home on Saturday (14 November).

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  • 6 November 2020 11:48 AM Libraries to offer order and collect service for customers during lockdown

    VISITORS to Leicester’s libraries will still be able to borrow their favourite books during lockdown thanks to an order and collect service which is being introduced.

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  • 4 November 2020 11:25 AM Ride On announced as partner in Leicester’s new e-bike scheme

    LEICESTER City Council has announced specialist e-bike hire provider Ride On as its partner in the city’s forthcoming e-bike share scheme.

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  • 30 October 2020 03:50 PM Reminder to celebrate safely as festivals approach

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being reminded to celebrate safely this year as a number of festivals approach – particularly given the added challenges presented by coronavirus.

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  • 22 October 2020 11:23 AM Views sought on the future of Leicester’s Haymarket Theatre

    PEOPLE are being asked to help shape the future of Leicester’s iconic Haymarket Theatre.

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  • 19 October 2020 11:46 AM Be part of Leicester’s virtual Diwali celebrations!

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being invited to be part of the city’s first virtual Diwali Day celebration.

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  • 16 October 2020 11:01 AM Leicester gets ready to light up for Christmas

    THE MAMMOTH task of installing the twinkling lights and the colourful garlands that will decorate Leicester city centre this Christmas gets under way this weekend.

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  • 14 October 2020 01:38 PM Sports, schools and social history feature on city’s latest heritage panels

    A CORNER of Leicester with a motor-racing past, memories of a ‘magical’ school and sporting glories new and old are retold on Leicester’s latest crop of fascinating heritage panels.

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  • 2 October 2020 10:29 AM Plans to refurbish park toilets in £138,000 scheme

    TOILET facilities in seven popular city parks are set to be fully refurbished by Leicester City Council.

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