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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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  • 6 June 2018 Belgrave Gate set for boost with new hotel and improved car park

    A MULTI–MILLION pound package of improvements is being proposed that would give a massive boost to the regeneration of the Belgrave Gate area while bringing in significant annual income for Leicester City Council.

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  • 31 May 2018 Smart new look for Saffron Lane shutters

    SHOPS on Leicester’s Saffron Lane are getting a smart new night-time look, thanks to a city council scheme that’s helping to improve the appearance of neighbourhood shopping areas.

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  • 25 May 2018 Bede Park’s giant slide back in use after repairs

    BEDE Park’s landmark giant slide has reopened to the public, after decay in the wooden frame forced its closure for over 18 months.

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  • 22 May 2018 Heritage panels set to brighten up bus station

    VIEWS of Leicester from a bygone age are set to brighten up the walls of Leicester’s Haymarket bus station this summer.

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