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  • 7 January 2020 11:23 AM Library fines waived during January amnesty

    LIBRARY users who have overdue books can return them free of charge to any Leicester library from now until 31 January.

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  • 2 January 2020 04:18 PM Last chance to skate at Leicester’s Christmas ice rink

    TIME is running out for anyone who wants a spin on Leicester’s Christmas ice rink, with the last session taking place on Sunday night (5 January).

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  • 31 December 2019 02:55 PM Busy day expected in Leicester on Saturday

    IT’S going to be a busy day in Leicester on Saturday (4 January), with rugby and football fans heading to the city for afternoon matches - and bargain hunters making a beeline for the January sales before the schools go back.

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  • 23 December 2019 12:48 PM Ideas for families during the Christmas school holidays

    FAMILIES looking for free things to do during the school holidays in Leicester will find lots of ideas on a city council website.

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  • 19 December 2019 12:56 PM Council scheme gets women cycling in St Matthews

    WOMEN in St Matthews are getting on their bikes thanks to a city council scheme that’s helped them to improve their cycling skills.

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  • 16 December 2019 04:32 PM Naughty Sugar! takes top prize at 30th Open exhibition

    A PANEL of judges has been assessing the painting, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures and craft that feature in this year’s Open exhibition in Leicester and the prize winners have been announced.

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  • 12 December 2019 05:17 PM Something for everyone at Leicester's ice rink this Christmas

    FOOTBALL fans, Bollywood enthusiasts and anyone who loves dressing up in a Christmas costume can look forward to some special events at Leicester’s Christmas ice rink this month.

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  • 12 December 2019 11:22 AM Libraries staff choose their favourite Christmas reads

    LOVEABLE aliens, a sidekick rabbit called Stanley, Nigel Slater’s winter feasts and a tale of Christmas in the trenches all feature in the books and stories Leicester Libraries staff have picked as their festive favourites.

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  • 6 December 2019 01:20 PM Leicester libraries put on special events this Christmas

    LEICESTER’S libraries and community centres are counting down to Christmas with some special events for young book lovers.

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  • 5 December 2019 03:04 PM Feast of festive films at Leicester’s Guildhall this Sunday

    THE COSY surroundings of Leicester’s medieval Guildhall provide the perfect setting for a feast of festive films on Sunday (8 December).

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  • 4 December 2019 05:24 PM Santa moves in to Leicester's new market square

    SANTA will be swapping Lapland for Leicester this Christmas – and he’s about to move into his cosy new home in the city centre.

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  • 2 December 2019 03:38 PM Christmas ice rink gets ready for Thursday's opening

    WITH just days to go before Leicester’s real ice rink opens in Jubilee Square, people can now start planning their visits to the city’s standout Christmas attraction.

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