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  • 1 December 2021 10:19 AM New fashion academy launches in Leicester

    A NEW fashion academy has launched in Leicester to help train people in the skills they need to work in the textiles industry.

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  • 29 November 2021 03:55 PM City council invests £900,000 in special needs nursery

    YOUNG children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) will benefit from a city council investment of nearly £900,000 in refurbishing their nursery.

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  • 25 November 2021 04:14 PM Sign up now for holiday scheme for children on free school meals

    CHILDREN in Leicester who receive benefit-related free school meals are being invited to sign up for free activities over the Christmas holidays.

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  • 10 November 2021 04:04 PM Moneywise Plus partners with libraries to help jobless people in Leicester and Leicestershire

    JOBLESS people facing mounting money worries this winter will be able to access help and guidance at a series of roadshows being rolled out across Leicester and Leicestershire’s libraries during November.

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  • 10 November 2021 09:15 AM Leicester schools make active travel pledges for COP26

    FIVE Leicester secondary schools are marking the COP26 climate conference with pledges of their own to make a difference to their local environment.

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  • 26 October 2021 09:49 AM Job-seeking support in more city libraries

    LEICESTER’S libraries have joined forces with Jobcentre Plus to provide people with increased access to job-seeking support at the heart of the city’s neighbourhoods.

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  • 12 October 2021 10:59 AM Proposals will enable mainstream schools to provide support for pupils with special educational needs

    CHANGES are being proposed to create a fairer and more transparent way to ensure mainstream schools are able to provide support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

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  • 6 October 2021 11:57 AM Highways apprentices on road to success

    FIVE trainees in the city council’s highways team have successfully completed their Level 2 Apprenticeship qualifications in highways maintenance.

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  • 1 October 2021 11:54 AM Schools rewarded for sustainable efforts

    SCHOOLS across Leicester have received awards for their efforts to put environmental sustainability and locally-grown food at the heart of their work.

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  • 13 September 2021 10:30 AM Majority opt to keep earlier school holidays in Leicester and Leicestershire

    NEARLY 18,000 responses have been received from people sharing their views on when school holidays in Leicester and Leicestershire should fall.

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  • 9 September 2021 05:25 PM Time to apply for your child’s primary or secondary school place

    FAMILIES in Leicester who have children due to start primary, junior or secondary school next year can apply online for a school place from tomorrow (Friday 10 September).

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  • 3 September 2021 09:45 AM Council wins award for its work with parent champions

    THE city council has won a national award for its work with parents and young families.

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