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  • 27 September 2018 04:52 PM More than 28 acres of city land transformed into affordable homes

    MORE than 28 acres (11 hectares) of unused land in the city has been transformed into nearly 300 new-build affordable homes.

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  • 25 September 2018 01:36 PM Nearly 1,000 streets covered by 20 mph zones in city communities

    ALMOST 1,000 streets in communities across Leicester are now covered by 20mph zones as part of a rolling programme to introduce them where requested by residents.

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  • 24 September 2018 09:19 AM Views sought on plans for Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium

    THE city council is consulting on changes it plans to make to Saffron Lane Athletics Stadium as part of an £85,000 investment in the facility.

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  • 21 September 2018 12:48 PM New appeal marks first year of CrowdFund Leicester

    A CROWD-funding initiative to help get community-backed ideas off the ground in Leicester is marking its first birthday with a new campaign.

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  • 21 September 2018 11:15 AM Land deal paves way for new homes and school

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor has today announced a new land deal paving the way for more affordable homes and a new free school in the city.

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  • 18 September 2018 03:39 PM 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 11:33 AM 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 03:07 PM 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 01:21 PM 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 02:14 PM 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 11:56 AM 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 06:21 PM 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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