Skip to content


see more options  

Get social

From Facebook

Search for news
Archived news

Select a month and year to view archived news stories.

  • 30 November 2018 Shop locally at Leicester Market for Small Business Saturday

    SHOPPERS are being encouraged to buy locally this weekend for Small Business Saturday (1 December) – with traders at Leicester Market on hand to supply a variety of locally-sourced produce.

    Read the full story
  • 30 November 2018 Chance to win swimming lessons for a year with Swim Leicester

    CHILDREN who sign up for swimming lessons with the city council over the next three months will be entered into a prize draw that will result in one lucky youngster getting all of their lessons paid for, for a whole year.

    Read the full story
  • 27 November 2018 Get in the Christmas spirit at city museum events

    CHRISTMAS comes early at two city council museums this weekend, with festive events taking place at the Guildhall and the Abbey Pumping Station.

    Read the full story
  • 27 November 2018 Make a reindeer at park’s creative Christmas workshop

    A CREATIVE Christmas workshop will be taking place at Leicester’s Abbey Park next week, in aid of the Lord Mayor’s chosen charity.

    Read the full story
  • 23 November 2018 Thousands flock to city’s Christmas lights switch-on

    CHRISTMAS celebrations in Leicester got underway last night with the star-studded festive lights switch-on event.

    Read the full story
  • 22 November 2018 Your at-a-glance guide to the Christmas lights switch-on

    THERE'S lots going on in Leicester tonight (Thursday), so here's a handy guide to to the city's Christmas lights switch-on.

    Read the full story
  • 21 November 2018 Travel into Leicester this Christmas

    WITH Leicester’s Christmas festivities due to get into full swing this week, visitors can take advantage of a number of ways to travel into the city.

    Read the full story
  • 20 November 2018 Matt Teale is new host of Leicester’s Christmas lights switch-on

    THE COUNTDOWN to Christmas begins this week with the switch-on of Leicester’s glittering Christmas lights.

    Read the full story
  • 19 November 2018 Market square transformed into food village for lights' switch-on

    LEICESTER’s new market square will be transformed into a food village for the city’s Christmas lights’ switch-on event this Thursday (November 22).

    Read the full story
  • 14 November 2018 Take a spin on the Wheel of Light this winter

    LEICESTER’S spectacular Wheel of Light will be back in Jubilee Square this weekend as the city starts counting down to Christmas.

    Read the full story
  • 9 November 2018 Wreaths commemorate sacrifices of Indian Labour Corps

    WREATHS made from recycled sari fabric will be laid at Leicester’s Arch of Remembrance on Sunday to remember the Indian Labour Corps of the First World War.

    Read the full story
  • 7 November 2018 Thousands to fall silent for Remembrance Day events

    THOUSANDS of people across Leicester are expected to attend the city’s Remembrance Day events as the nation pays its respects to fallen servicemen and women.

    Read the full story