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  • 4 October 2018 Council’s first phase of tower block sprinkler retrofitting to get under way

    A PLANNED programme of work to retrofit sprinkler systems to five city council tower blocks will get underway next month.

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  • 4 October 2018 New law on houses in multiple occupation

    LEICESTER City Council is reminding landlords and tenants that a new law is now in place regarding shared houses.

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  • 2 October 2018 Plan sets out how city and county will grow

    A PLAN setting out how Leicester and Leicestershire will grow in the future is set to be agreed by local partners.

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  • 27 September 2018 More than 28 acres of city land transformed into affordable homes

    MORE than 28 acres (11 hectares) of unused land in the city has been transformed into nearly 300 new-build affordable homes.

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  • 21 September 2018 Land deal paves way for new homes and school

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor has today announced a new land deal paving the way for more affordable homes and a new free school in the city.

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  • 18 September 2018 Work starts on improved walkway to Leicester Market

    A SCHEME that will replace the dingy alleyway between Horsefair Street and Leicester Market with a welcoming new walkway gets under way tomorrow (Wednesday).

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  • 24 August 2018 Over £1m of Right To Buy cash to support purchase of new affordable homes

    PLANS to use over £1milllion of Right To Buy cash to help provide more affordable homes for rent have been announced by Leicester City Council.

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  • 9 August 2018 Asbestos find halts plans for Christmas market

    CONTRACTORS working at Leicester’s Corn Exchange have removed asbestos from the rear of the building, after it was discovered during construction work earlier this summer.

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  • 24 July 2018 Revamped King Street is ‘another jewel in city’s crown’

    A MAJOR transformation of a popular city centre street has been given a finish fit for a king following a £1million refurbishment.

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  • 4 July 2018 Little Theatre reaches first target in expansion plans

    A PROJECT to extend the Leicester theatre at which a young Richard Attenborough made his stage debut has reached its first crowdfunding target.

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  • 27 June 2018 Work to begin on primary school’s expansion

    WORK is set to begin on an expansion project at a popular city primary school. St John the Baptist Church of England Primary School, in Clarendon Park, will get five new classrooms as part of a £1.7million expansion project being funded by the city council.

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  • 11 June 2018 Council granted new powers to control ‘To Let’ boards

    LEICESTER City Council has been granted new powers to stop landlords putting up boards advertising their properties in some parts of the city.

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