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  • 13 June 2018 Award for council scheme that helps get people into work

    A COUNCIL scheme that helps people get into work and improves local neighbourhoods has won an award.

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  • 8 June 2018 Find out about volunteering at information day

    PEOPLE who want to use their spare time to make a difference in their community can find out about hundreds of opportunities at a Volunteering Fair in Leicester on Monday (11 June).

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  • 7 June 2018 City council launches new equality strategy

    THE city council is launching a new equality strategy, outlining its commitment to equality, diversity and human rights in Leicester.

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  • 7 June 2018 City schoolchildren choose their Best Book

    THOUSANDS of city schoolchildren have been voting for their favourite books as part of an initiative to encourage reading.

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  • 7 June 2018 Saddle up for Bike Week

    PEOPLE are being invited to celebrate National Bike Week by riding Leicester’s cycle circuit for free.

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  • 31 May 2018 Crowdfunding leads to new minibus for city equestrian venture

    AN INNOVATIVE project that gives inner-city children the chance to ride horses has been able to buy a minibus thanks to the city council’s CrowdFund Leicester initiative.

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  • 14 May 2018 Get into the swing at Riverside Festival

    SWING dancing and jazz music from days gone by are coming to Leicester’s Riverside Festival next month.

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  • 26 April 2018 Open Streets monthly event celebrates city’s people-friendly streets

    A NEW monthly event aimed at encouraging people to explore Leicester’s people-friendly streets kicks off this Sunday (29 April).

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  • 26 April 2018 Stroll up, stroll up for the Walk Leicester festival

    WALKING tours to discover Leicester’s street art, heritage and green spaces are being offered as part of the first-ever Walk Leicester festival.

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  • 26 April 2018 Castle Classic will herald weekend of cycling events

    THE Castle Classic cycle race will return to the streets of the city later this summer, as part of the Ride Leicester festival.

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  • 25 April 2018 Couple take title of Honoured Citizen of the Year

    A COUPLE who have been community volunteers in Leicester for 40 years have won the title of Honoured Citizen of the Year 2017/18.

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  • 25 April 2018 Leicester youth project singled out for Commonwealth praise

    A LEICESTER project which helps to promote democracy and engagement among young people is one of only 20 projects to be singled out for praise across the entire Commonwealth.

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