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  • 15 June 2021 09:07 AM New scheme to engage private sector landlords in meeting city’s housing need

    PRIVATE sector landlords are being offered a package of support and help including financial incentives, secure rental income and hassle-free letting thanks to a new scheme being launched by Leicester City Council.

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  • 11 June 2021 05:38 PM Bids submitted to finance major economic recovery projects

    BIDS are due to be submitted this month to finance three major development projects to help drive the city’s economic recovery as it emerges from more than a year of lockdowns.

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  • 30 April 2021 08:47 AM New Lord Mayor of Leicester takes office

    THE new Lord Mayor of Leicester has been officially inaugurated in a ceremony at the Town Hall.

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  • 16 April 2021 04:31 PM UK Community Renewal Fund opens to bids from projects in Leicester

    INNOVATIVE projects that will support people and businesses in Leicester can now bid for a share of the Government’s £220million UK Community Renewal Fund.

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  • 9 April 2021 06:16 PM Leicester pays tribute to Prince Philip

    FLAGS in Leicester are flying at half-mast today, as the city mourns the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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  • 30 March 2021 11:14 AM New hub will help get young people into jobs

    A £4MILLION project to create a new youth hub and help get young people into jobs, education and training is being launched in Leicester.

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  • 30 March 2021 11:11 AM Timetable sets out reopening of city’s buildings and facilities

    PLANS for how Leicester’s sports, leisure and community facilities will reopen with the lifting of lockdown restrictions have been outlined in a new timetable.

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  • 30 March 2021 09:31 AM Calls for new enforcement body as council publishes report

    CITY mayor Peter Soulsby and deputy city mayor Cllr Adam Clarke are calling for the Government to make good on its manifesto commitment to create a single enforcement body that would cover all aspects of labour abuse, exploitation and poor working practices.

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  • 29 March 2021 10:50 AM Free pavement café licences to help local businesses

    FREE street café licences that allow businesses to create outdoor seating areas on pavements are being made available by Leicester City Council.

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  • 2 March 2021 10:10 AM Extra £1million added to Covid Winter Grant to help struggling families

    AN additional £1million is being added to the Covid Winter Grant scheme to support local vulnerable families and individuals who are struggling to cope financially as a direct result of Covid this winter.

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  • 4 February 2021 03:15 PM Leicester City Council announces new chief operating officer

    ALISON Greenhill, currently director of finance with Leicester City Council, is set to become its new chief operating officer.

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  • 25 January 2021 03:52 PM Programme of online commemorative events revealed for Holocaust Memorial Day

    A SERIES of online commemorations including talks, recollections and personal experiences relating to the Nazi Holocaust are be held this week as part of international Holocaust Memorial Day.

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