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  • 18 September 2018 Black History Month events announced

    Black History Month takes place in October. In Leicester, this year’s events explore the ideas of representation and free speech with the theme Seen and Not Heard: Black Women.

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  • 12 September 2018 Retailers pass under-age knife sales test

    A POLICE-LED operation to test whether retailers in Leicester would sell knives to under-age customers has had encouraging results, with all the businesses tested refusing to sell a knife to the young volunteers.

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  • 11 September 2018 Record numbers of youngsters fed at city's summer holiday clubs

    OVER 30,000 free lunches were given to children in Leicester this summer as part of a scheme to help beat holiday hunger.

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  • 22 August 2018 Improved parking areas and laybys for communities across the city

    A PROGRAMME of installing new parking areas and laybys in residential areas across Leicester gets underway from the end of this month.

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  • 21 August 2018 Two community buildings to be run by local groups

    TWO of the city’s community buildings are being handed over to local groups for them to run.

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  • 21 August 2018 River Monster project is set to launch

    A RIVER ‘monster’ made out of discarded plastic will be launching onto the River Soar later this week.

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  • 8 August 2018 New sculpture celebrates park's agricultural past

    A LIFE-SIZE sculpture of a medieval farmer with his ox and plough has been installed in a Leicester park in a tribute to the land’s agricultural past.

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  • 25 July 2018 Neighbourhood centre transferred to local community group

    A NEIGHBOURHOOD centre in Northfields is to be leased to a local group for it to run. Northfields Neighbourhood Centre will now be run by the Islah Trust, which will ensure the building continues to be open for public use.

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  • 18 July 2018 CrowdFund campaign helps secure future for historic city bank building

    A CAMPAIGN to raise money for essential repairs to a historic Leicester bank building has reached its target thanks to the city council’s crowd fund initiative.

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  • 17 July 2018 Children's holiday clubs offer food and fun

    CHILDREN in Leicester are being invited to join in holiday clubs where they can enjoy good food as well as range of activities, all free of charge.

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  • 13 July 2018 Awards for members of the Big Mouth Forum

    MEMBERS of a disabled participation group have received awards at a special celebration event.

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  • 11 July 2018 Catch the Gingerbread Man at Leicester libraries this summer

    A SWEET theatrical treat is on offer for city families next week (w/c 16 Jul), as a performance of The Gingerbread Man tours local libraries.

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