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  • 28 November 2019 03:20 PM Jump in to courses offering swimming instructor qualifications

    IF you’ve ever thought about taking the plunge and becoming a swimming instructor, then the chance to join one of the new training courses taking place in Leicester could be just what you’ve been waiting for.

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  • 25 November 2019 03:02 PM Book a behind-the-scenes tour at Abbey Pumping Station

    THERE’S a chance to see parts of Leicester's Abbey Pumping Station this weekend that are not normally open to the public.

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  • 22 November 2019 05:56 PM Thousands watch Leicester light up for Christmas

    THE COUNTDOWN to Christmas got under way in Leicester last night with the switch-of the city’s spectacular festive lights.

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  • 15 November 2019 04:42 PM Choose Park & Ride for the big switch-on on Thursday

    PEOPLE travelling into the city centre on Thursday for the switch on of Leicester’s Christmas lights are reminded that there’s a late-night Park & Ride service this year.

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  • 13 November 2019 06:08 PM History of children's clothing told in new exhibition

    A COLLECTION of baby clothes and shoes that tells the story of 350 years of children’s clothing goes on display at Leicester’s New Walk Museum on Saturday (16 November).

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  • 13 November 2019 12:03 PM Octopus Energy helps light up Leicester for Christmas

    OCTOPUS Energy is helping the city light up for Christmas this year, thanks to its partnership with the city council.

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  • 12 November 2019 02:33 PM Countdown to Christmas gets under way

    THE LIGHTS are up and the giant tree is at Leicester’s Clock Tower – and that can only mean one thing: the countdown to Christmas is under way.

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  • 6 November 2019 02:08 PM Rescued memorials tell the stories of city’s fallen heroes

    A NEW exhibition that tells the stories of Leicester’s fallen heroes through a collection of war memorials opens at Newarke Houses Museum on Saturday (9 November).

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  • 1 November 2019 03:51 PM Plan maps out Leicestershire’s tourism ambitions

    AN AMBITIOUS five-year plan that sets out how Leicester and Leicestershire will be positioned as a leading destination for tourism was launched in the city yesterday.

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  • 31 October 2019 12:08 PM Wooden pallets wanted in preparation for city’s biggest Bonfire Night celebrations

    WORK is underway in Leicester’s Abbey Park as it prepares to host the city’s biggest, family-friendly Bonfire Night celebrations.

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  • 30 October 2019 11:17 AM Last chance to see exhibition showcasing hidden African treasures

    VISITORS have until the weekend to savour a ground-breaking exhibition at New Walk Museum designed to shed light on rare and unusual African artefacts seldom seen in public before.

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  • 25 October 2019 02:45 PM Victorian theme to Open Streets festival

    THERE’S a Victorian theme to this month’s Open Streets festival in the city centre.

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