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  • 5 August 2020 05:04 PM Selected libraries and children’s centres to reopen next week

    FOUR of the city council’s libraries and two of its children’s centres will be opened up next week.

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  • 9 July 2020 04:03 PM Latest pop-up schemes to help local business and commuters

    WORKS have been carried on the latest in a series of pop-up measures to aid social distancing, help local businesses and make it safer to cycle and walk in Leicester.

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  • 2 July 2020 04:42 PM Knife crime conversations go online

    A COMMUNITY event giving people the chance to talk about tackling knife crime is going online so that discussions can continue despite coronavirus.

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  • 26 June 2020 10:08 AM Council puts £600,000 into emergency food provision

    THE city council has put over £600,000 of support into emergency food provision over the past 12 weeks, working with food banks across the city to keep people safe during the coronavirus crisis.

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  • 24 June 2020 03:15 PM Footpath widening takes place at Green Lane Road

    A BUSY local shopping area in North Evington is being transformed in a pop-up scheme creating wider pavements to make it safer for shoppers and residents to socially distance.

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  • 18 June 2020 10:52 AM Global Kitchen to host first online cooking event

    AN ORGANISATION which was set up with the help of City Mayor Peter Soulsby’s crowdfunding pledge to train chefs from the refugee and asylum seeker community is due to run its first online community cookery workshop this week.

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  • 17 June 2020 03:06 PM City shows support for national Armed Forces Week

    THE flying of the Armed Forces Flag from Leicester’s Town Hall will mark the start of a very different annual event in honour our serving forces, veterans and cadets.

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  • 12 June 2020 04:30 PM Leicester city centre prepares safe welcome for shoppers

    THE final touches are being made to new social distancing measures across Leicester city centre and its neighbourhoods as Leicester prepares for non-essential shops to re-open on Monday (15 June).

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  • 10 June 2020 03:19 PM Big increase in cycling as Leicester joins Bike Week celebrations

    LEICESTER is celebrating Bike Week this week - as figures show the number of cyclists recorded at key sites in the city has nearly doubled since this time last year.

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  • 9 June 2020 10:46 AM Pop-up ‘Mini Holland’ scheme to transform Braunstone Gate

    TWO new pop-up schemes to create pedestrian and cycle-friendly areas linking Leicester’s West End and De Montfort University campus are due to be put into place this week.

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  • 4 June 2020 10:49 AM Take part in Women Talking, City Listening

    A CONSULTATION is asking women in Leicester what barriers they face in achieving their ambitions – including how the coronavirus has affected them.

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  • 2 June 2020 04:18 PM Pop-up cycle route installed on Hinckley Road

    THE latest in a series of pop-up cycling and walking routes on major commuter routes in Leicester has been installed along a stretch of Hinckley Road.

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