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  • 8 April 2021 03:55 PM Twice-weekly rapid testing now available to everyone in England

    EVERYONE in England is being encouraged to take twice-weekly coronavirus tests to help identify and suppress the spread of new variants of the virus.

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  • 25 March 2021 01:55 PM Restrictions on outdoor mixing to begin to ease from Monday

    RESTRICTIONS on outdoor mixing will start to be eased across England from Monday (29 March), as the country takes its next careful step towards leaving lockdown.

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  • 17 March 2021 03:11 PM Families with school-age children encouraged to test twice a week

    FAMILIES in Leicester are being encouraged to take regular coronavirus tests to help ensure the virus isn’t taken into the city’s schools.

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  • 11 March 2021 10:55 AM Free PPE available for informal carers

    UNPAID carers who look after a friend or family member on an informal basis can get free PPE from the city council to help them carry out their caring responsibilities safely.

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  • 9 March 2021 12:50 PM Pauline is one of thousands helped to quit smoking with help of city council

    A LEICESTER woman who smoked for nearly 60 years and was diagnosed with cancer has kicked the habit successfully using the city council’s stop smoking service.

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  • 8 March 2021 10:23 AM Award for Leicester film about children’s rights

    A FILM about children’s rights made by young people in Leicester has won a prestigious award.

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  • 5 March 2021 12:29 PM City’s schools ready to welcome back children from Monday

    AFTER months of home learning, children across Leicester will be back in the classroom from Monday (8 March).

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  • 4 March 2021 04:27 PM City’s covid tracing team has 92% success rate

    LEICESTER City Council’s pioneering contact tracing team for coronavirus infections has successfully tracked down more than 92% of cases in the past three months.

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  • 1 March 2021 03:53 PM Sixth rapid coronavirus testing site for Leicester

    A NEW walk-in centre offering rapid coronavirus testing to people who have no symptoms of the virus has opened in Leicester.

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  • 19 February 2021 03:26 PM Council seizes speaker following noise complaints from neighbours

    COUNCIL officers have seized noise equipment from a flat in Leicester after neighbours complained about very loud music being repeatedly played in the property.

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  • 12 February 2021 10:43 AM New rapid coronavirus testing site now open

    A NEW walk-in centre offering rapid coronavirus testing to workers who have no symptoms of the virus has opened in Leicester today (Friday 12 February).

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  • 29 January 2021 05:50 PM Final plea for pledges in COVID remembrance project

    A PROJECT to remember all those affected by COVID could get the go-ahead, if its fundraising target is met by Sunday (31 January).

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