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  • 30 November 2018 City council aims to buy properties to create more affordable homes

    THE city council aims to make more affordable homes available in the city by purchasing around 50 properties to let to families on its housing register.

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  • 26 November 2018 Council launches tree strategy in National Tree Week

    A MAJOR new plan that will guide the management of Leicester’s ‘urban forest’ over the next five years has been launched in the city today (26 November).

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  • 20 November 2018 Parks’ new defibrillators are powered by renewable energy

    THREE new defibrillators powered by renewable energy have been installed at city parks.

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  • 16 November 2018 More than £4.3million invested in school infrastructure improvements

    MORE than £4.3million is to be invested in a programme of improvements at 26 schools across Leicester.

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  • 16 November 2018 Volunteers get to work to mark Inter Faith Week

    CITY council staff have been joining in with volunteering activities and events to mark Inter Faith Week.

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  • 14 November 2018 Standards Committee finds that city councillor breached code of conduct

    THE city council’s Standards Committee has made public the findings of its investigation into a complaint against Cllr Stephen Corrall.

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  • 7 November 2018 Thousands to fall silent for Remembrance Day events

    THOUSANDS of people across Leicester are expected to attend the city’s Remembrance Day events as the nation pays its respects to fallen servicemen and women.

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  • 5 November 2018 Countdown to Christmas gets under way

    THE LIGHTS are going up, the tree’s arrived at the Clock Tower, and the shops are heaving with gift ideas – it may only be November, but it looks like Leicester is ready for Christmas!

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  • 5 November 2018 Council takes on 27 new tradespeople after successful apprenticeships

    TWENTY-SEVEN apprentices have secured permanent positions with the city council after learning a range of craft trade skills.

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  • 1 November 2018 Councils join forces to tackle fuel poverty in Leicestershire

    PEOPLE living in Leicester and Leicestershire will soon be able to buy green energy from a not-for-profit company that aims to provide some of the cheapest gas and electricity on the market.

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  • 26 October 2018 Road closed to allow funeral procession for respected local councillor

    PART of Belgrave Road will be closed to traffic briefly on Saturday morning for the funeral procession of a respected local councillor who died suddenly last weekend.

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  • 23 October 2018 New council team providing extra support for rough sleepers

    WORK to help rough sleepers in Leicester has been boosted by the creation of a new team at Leicester City Council.

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