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  • 19 June 2020 12:34 PM Leicester marks Windrush Day with online activities

    PHOTOGRAPHS, letters and artwork from the Windrush generation will be shared online this weekend as Leicester plays its part in marking Windrush Day 2020.

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  • 10 June 2020 03:19 PM Big increase in cycling as Leicester joins Bike Week celebrations

    LEICESTER is celebrating Bike Week this week - as figures show the number of cyclists recorded at key sites in the city has nearly doubled since this time last year.

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  • 10 June 2020 11:21 AM Leicester children choose their Best Book

    NEARLY 600 primary school children from across the city have voted online to select their favourite books.

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  • 4 June 2020 02:46 PM Town Hall Bike Park to reopen on Monday

    LEICESTER’S city centre Bike Park will reopen on Monday (8 June) – and it will be free for all users.

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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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