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  • 7 June 2018 Council first to pledge support to TUC’s Great Jobs Agenda

    LEICESTER City Council is due to become the first local authority in the UK to sign up to a Trades Union agenda to guarantee workplace standards.

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  • 7 June 2018 City council launches new equality strategy

    THE city council is launching a new equality strategy, outlining its commitment to equality, diversity and human rights in Leicester.

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  • 7 June 2018 City schoolchildren choose their Best Book

    THOUSANDS of city schoolchildren have been voting for their favourite books as part of an initiative to encourage reading.

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  • 7 June 2018 Saddle up for Bike Week

    PEOPLE are being invited to celebrate National Bike Week by riding Leicester’s cycle circuit for free.

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  • 31 May 2018 Council earns £600,000 from business-boosting loan

    A LOAN of £4m made from the city council’s Leicester City Investment Fund to a private developer has earned the council £600,000 in interest and helped to secure 250 jobs in the city.

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  • 30 May 2018 Council pilots new kerbside collection for small electrical goods

    AROUND 2,000 Leicester homes are helping to trial a new service to recycle unwanted small electrical items and batteries at the kerbside.

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  • 18 May 2018 New Lord Mayor of Leicester sworn in

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

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  • 9 May 2018 Leicester's 'story of parks' celebrated in new series of prints

    A SET of ten specially commissioned artworks celebrating the story of Leicester’s parks has been produced as part of a new partnership project.

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  • 26 April 2018 Taxi driver fined for refusing to take guide dog

    A TAXI driver who claimed to be asthmatic in order to avoid taking a passenger with a guide dog has been prosecuted.

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  • 26 April 2018 Open Streets monthly event celebrates city’s people-friendly streets

    A NEW monthly event aimed at encouraging people to explore Leicester’s people-friendly streets kicks off this Sunday (29 April).

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  • 26 April 2018 Stroll up, stroll up for the Walk Leicester festival

    WALKING tours to discover Leicester’s street art, heritage and green spaces are being offered as part of the first-ever Walk Leicester festival.

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  • 26 April 2018 Castle Classic will herald weekend of cycling events

    THE Castle Classic cycle race will return to the streets of the city later this summer, as part of the Ride Leicester festival.

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