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  • 18 September 2019 09:23 AM Apprenticeship scheme helps boost workforce skills

    TWO apprentice occupational therapists are being put through a university degree course as part of a scheme run by Leicester City Council to nurture its staff’s own talent and skills.

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  • 17 September 2019 12:54 PM Council funds local charities to increase support for homeless

    THE city council has given funding to two local homelessness charities to enable them to give extra support to rough sleepers in the city.

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  • 11 September 2019 02:29 PM Have a say on future of domestic and sexual violence and abuse services

    PEOPLE who use support services for victims of domestic and sexual violence and abuse (DSVA) are being asked their views on how help and advice can be best offered in future.

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  • 6 September 2019 03:39 PM Awareness week highlights the importance of blood pressure testing

    A CAMPAIGN to raise awareness of the dangers of high blood pressure gets under way in Leicester next week.

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  • 22 August 2019 11:07 AM Don’t miss out on Healthy Start vouchers

    FAMILIES on a low income are being urged not to miss out on weekly Healthy Start vouchers that can be spent on fruit, vegetables and milk.

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  • 15 July 2019 11:38 AM Children’s summer holiday clubs to offer food and fun

    LEICESTER’s adventure playgrounds and community groups are all set to host thousands of children for fun activities and a free packed lunch this summer, as part of a city council-led scheme.

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  • 1 July 2019 10:18 AM Drug and alcohol recovery centre marks its first year of work

    A NEW drug and alcohol recovery centre in Leicester has received almost 8,000 visits by people seeking help and advice since it opened its doors last year.

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  • 27 June 2019 05:03 PM Strategy sets out city's holistic approach to health and wellbeing

    A NEW strategy that aims to improve the health and quality of life of people in Leicester over the next five years has been published by the city’s Health and Wellbeing Board.

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  • 25 June 2019 10:14 AM Sports day marks Learning Disability Awareness Week

    PEOPLE with learning disabilities took part in a free sports day last week to mark Learning Disability Awareness Week.

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  • 20 June 2019 10:13 AM Afternoon tea for carers marks Shared Lives week

    CARERS who look after adults with learning disabilities gathered together for afternoon tea to mark Shared Lives Week, which runs from 17-23 June.

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  • 6 June 2019 02:16 PM Dental heroes honoured at Smile Awards

    THE INDIVIDUALS and organisations that have done the most to reduce dental decay in five-year-olds in Leicester have been honoured in a city council awards scheme.

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  • 20 May 2019 02:54 PM Hundreds of schoolchildren to celebrate The Daily Mile

    MORE than 250 schoolchildren will gather together at the King Power stadium later this week to celebrate The Daily Mile initiative.

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