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  • 25 May 2022 10:10 AM New online tool aims to help Leicester people be better off

    A NEW benefits calculator and budgeting tool has been launched to help Leicester people manage their finances and minimise the impact of the cost of living crisis.

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  • 20 May 2022 01:26 PM Council partners with leading homeless charity to offer learning and life skills

    THE city council is celebrating the official launch of a new service that offers learning, training and employment support to people recovering from homelessness.

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  • 19 May 2022 05:30 PM City welcomes its first African Caribbean Lord Mayor

    LEICESTER’S new Lord Mayor has been handed the chains of office in a ceremony at the city’s Town Hall.

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  • 13 May 2022 09:43 AM £800,000 improvement programme for city’s estates

    NEW car parking spaces, cutting back shrubs and tidying up overgrown green spaces are among the improvements that have been made to a city estate after residents told the council what they’d like to see done.

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  • 9 May 2022 03:47 PM More help with living costs available for city’s most vulnerable

    EVERY pensioner in Leicester who claims pension credit is to receive a voucher for £100 to help with their costs for fuel and food, using money from the Government’s Household Support Fund.

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  • 3 May 2022 10:01 AM Street boxes containing vital aid launched as part of knife crime strategy

    EMERGENCY boxes aimed at providing urgent assistance to victims of knife crime have been launched in Leicester as part of the council’s strategy on knife crime and serious violence.

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  • 26 April 2022 10:41 AM Innovative scheme to support city’s homeless launches in Leicester

    A NEW initiative has been set up in Leicester to help prevent homelessness.

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  • 20 April 2022 01:21 PM Council tax energy rebates to be sent to homes across city

    HOUSEHOLDS across Leicester will be getting help towards meeting the rising cost of energy bills.

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  • 4 April 2022 12:06 PM City bestows highest honour on Leicester City Football Club

    LEICESTER City Football Club today received the Honorary Freedom of the City at a ceremony at the King Power stadium (Monday 4 April).

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  • 31 March 2022 02:53 PM City Mayor pays tribute to former Chief Constable Simon Cole

    CITY Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has paid tribute to Simon Cole QPM, the former Chief Constable of Leicestershire Police whose death was announced yesterday (30 March).

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  • 17 March 2022 10:33 AM Action to bring empty home back into use

    A HOUSE that has have stood empty for over 12 years is set to be brought back into use.

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  • 16 March 2022 02:59 PM New video highlights £2 billion of recent and planned investment in Leicester

    MAJOR schemes that make up more than £2 billion of private and public sector investment already made, or proposed in Leicester, can be seen in a new video.

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