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  • 5 August 2020 05:04 PM Selected libraries and children’s centres to reopen next week

    FOUR of the city council’s libraries and two of its children’s centres will be opened up next week.

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  • 31 July 2020 03:45 PM Lockdown eased in Leicester – but some restrictions must remain as city tackles coronavirus

    HAIRDRESSERS, cinemas, places of worship, cafés, bars and restaurants will be able to open in Leicester from Monday (3 August) as infection rates in the city continue to decline.

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  • 29 July 2020 07:50 PM Council helps those still shielding and needing support

    THOUSANDS of people who have relied on food parcels from the Government during the coronavirus lockdown will be supported by the city council from Saturday.

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  • 23 July 2020 03:05 PM Biggest testing operation in the country helping city’s bid to drive down its Covid-19 infection rate

    THE BIGGEST community testing operation in the country is under way in Leicester as the city continues to track down the coronavirus and stop its transmission.

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  • 16 July 2020 05:58 PM Leicester lockdown to continue for another two weeks

    SECRETARY of State for Health Matt Hancock has announced that lockdown measures in Leicester City are to stay in place for another two weeks.

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  • 13 July 2020 02:03 PM Bags of ideas to help families get active this summer

    YOUNG people and families in Leicester are being encouraged to get moving this summer with an online programme of fun activities to try at home.

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  • 9 July 2020 12:52 PM Community testing stepped up as city bids to drive down covid-19 infection rate

    THOUSANDS of tests are being carried out in Leicester each day as part of the city’s strategy to bring down the coronavirus infection rate.

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  • 3 July 2020 06:20 PM Stay alert and stay home in Leicester

    AS Leicester city and parts of Leicestershire continue to follow stricter lockdown restrictions, than other parts of the country, the councils and Public Health England are asking residents to stay at home and stay safe, particularly this weekend as the rest of the country starts to open up again.

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  • 29 June 2020 07:29 PM Lockdown restrictions in Leicester to be extended for at least two weeks

    PEOPLE in Leicester and its outlying suburbs are to be asked to continue to follow current national restrictions for at least a further two weeks, and non-essential shops will be asked to close.

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  • 21 June 2020 10:29 AM Additional Coronavirus testing unit set up in Leicester

    A NEW coronavirus testing site will open on Leicester’s Spinney Hills Park at 10.30am today (Sunday 21 June).

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  • 18 June 2020 08:06 PM Rise in city’s Covid-19 cases shows epidemic is not over

    AS lockdown restrictions are gradually relaxed, the city’s director of public health is warning people in Leicester that the coronavirus epidemic is far from over.

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  • 15 June 2020 04:14 PM Celebrating Shared Lives Week

    CARERS in Leicester and the people they support are celebrating Shared Lives Week (15-19 June).

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