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  • 4 September 2017 Sustained progress in quality of Leicester’s children’s services, says Ofsted

    CHILDREN’S services in Leicester have improved significantly and are no longer rated inadequate, according to the latest report from Ofsted.

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  • 20 July 2017 Summer food scheme launched in city

    MORE than 15,000 free meals are being handed out over the next six weeks to children and young people at play schemes, adventure playgrounds and youth centres across Leicester.

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  • 11 July 2017 Council recalls sippy cups following parent’s concern

    LEICESTER City Council is voluntarily recalling around 3,000 infant drinking cups as a precaution due to concern about loose spouts.

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  • 5 July 2017 Health Secretary urged to halt 'flawed' plans to close Glenfield heart unit

    COUNCILLORS from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland have expressed their ‘deep concerns’ about the consultation into plans to close the congenital heart disease unit at Glenfield Hospital.

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  • 5 July 2017 Paige unveils city’s latest outdoor gym

    A NEW outdoor gym in Eyres Monsell is being officially unveiled by boxer Paige Murney.

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  • 5 July 2017 Mental health campaign launched at city pub

    A CAMPAIGN aimed at getting people to talk openly about mental health is being launched – in a pub.

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  • 3 July 2017 New defibrillator installed at heart-friendly city park

    A NEW defibrillator is being installed at Abbey Park as part of the city council’s commitment to create heart-friendly parks.

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  • 21 June 2017 Putting Shared Lives in the spotlight for National Shared Lives Week

    A CITY placement scheme that offers support for adults with learning disabilities is being highlighted as part of National Shared Lives Week.

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  • 14 June 2017 ‘Lift the lip’ session for National Smile Month

    PARENTS and young children will be finding out how to get into good oral health habits at the final National Smile Month event this week.

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  • 13 June 2017 Latest Ofsted report into children’s services finds ‘steady progress’

    CHILDREN’S social services in Leicester are making ‘steady progress’ in their improvement programme, according to the latest findings from Ofsted.

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  • 13 June 2017 Social workers mark their first year in the job

    SOCIAL workers in the city have been awarded certificates to mark their first year in the job.

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  • 16 May 2017 Chance to discuss bereavement at Gilroes

    DYING and bereavement aren’t always easy to discuss, but a Leicester crematorium is giving visitors the chance to talk openly and ask questions about the funeral process this weekend.

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