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  • 6 September 2021 03:49 PM Thousands of city’s burial records made available online

    A NEW online service has been launched to enable people to search for details of all burials which have taken place in Leicester’s cemeteries over the last 170 years.

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  • 1 September 2021 01:47 PM Leicester sets out commitment to help Afghan refugees - with Government support

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor has set out his commitment to support Afghan refugees in response to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

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  • 9 July 2021 01:48 PM New knife crime strategy launched in Leicester

    AN INNOVATIVE new knife crime strategy that has been designed by and for local communities is being launched in Leicester.

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  • 22 June 2021 10:09 AM Online celebration marks Armed Forces Day 2021

    Leicester and Leicestershire will be paying tribute to the armed forces community with a digital celebration to mark Armed Forces Day 2021.

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  • 18 June 2021 03:21 PM Council plans gradual reopening of its facilities this summer

    MUSEUMS, leisure centres, libraries and neighbourhood centres in Leicester will reopen on a step-by-step basis this summer.

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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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