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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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  • 25 April 2018 Leicester youth project singled out for Commonwealth praise

    A LEICESTER project which helps to promote democracy and engagement among young people is one of only 20 projects to be singled out for praise across the entire Commonwealth.

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  • 24 April 2018 Lord Mayor’s celebration dinner to raise money for charity

    A CELEBRATION dinner being hosted by Leicester’s Lord Mayor will raise money for charity next month

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  • 20 April 2018 Campaign targets school-run engine idling


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  • 19 April 2018 Prebend Gardens set for major revamp

    A POCKET park in Leicester is to be revamped in a bid to tackle concerns about increasing incidents of serious anti-social behaviour.

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