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  • 18 April 2019 Leicester young people nominated for prestigious awards

    TWO young people from Leicester’s Young People’s Council have been nominated for Lord Lieutenants’ Awards.

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  • 12 April 2019 New funding will help young children improve communication skills

    A SUCCESSFUL bid for nearly £800,000 of Government cash means young children in Leicester will get more support to improve their speech, language and communication skills.

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  • 13 March 2019 Council’s £500k investment to transform disused nursery into adult learning hub

    A DISUSED former nursery building in Beaumont Leys is being transformed into a new adult learning hub thanks to a £500,000 investment by Leicester City Council.

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  • 11 March 2019 Event celebrates adult learners’ successes

    AN event celebrating the successes of adult learners in the city, as well as launching the latest plans to develop the service further over the next five years, is taking place this week.

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  • 7 March 2019 Final touches under way at school’s £15.8m new campus

    FINAL touches are being made to a £15.8 million expansion of a city secondary school, in time for pupils to start using the new facilities next term.

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  • 15 February 2019 Young people investigate mental health services

    YOUNG people are conducting a select committee-style investigation into mental health services in Leicester.

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  • 4 February 2019 Open day offers adults first step to university study

    PEOPLE interested in university-level study but that do not have the traditional entry qualifications can find out about alternative routes at an open day this week.

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  • 31 January 2019 Two-year delay likely for planned Waterside school

    PLANS for a new multi-million pound school building in Leicester’s Waterside area have been put on hold due to serious ground condition issues.

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  • 30 January 2019 Leicester Libraries offer free storytelling at the Highcross

    LEICESTER Libraries will be running free storytelling sessions for children in the Highcross on Saturday (2 Feb) to mark the Chinese New Year and National Storytelling Week.

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  • 28 January 2019 Reading Rampage and Our Best Book inspire children and young people to read

    A BOY who needs to learn to swim in a hurry, an overweight girl who deals with put-downs by pretending she finds them funny and a friendship that uses chocolate to break the language barrier are among the inspiring tales on offer as part of this year’s Reading Rampage.

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  • 22 January 2019 Local Offer Live returns for fourth year

    A free event for families who have a child with disabilities or special educational needs (SEND) will take place at Curve in Leicester tomorrow.

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  • 13 December 2018 Apply for a school place before January 15 deadline

    PARENTS and carers of children who will be starting full-time school in Leicester in autumn next year are being reminded to apply before the January 15 deadline.

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