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  • 13 June 2018 04:31 PM Reading awards for secondary school students

    SECONDARY school students will meet authors and be presented with awards to recognise their commitment to reading at a celebration event tomorrow. The event – held at the Leicester Tigers’ ground – will celebrate the success of this year’s Reading Rampage campaign, which aims to inspire and motivate young people aged 11-13 to read for pleasure.

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  • 13 June 2018 12:24 PM Award for council scheme that helps get people into work

    A COUNCIL scheme that helps people get into work and improves local neighbourhoods has won an award.

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  • 13 June 2018 10:24 AM Council set to trial lamppost chargers for electric cars

    GREEN drivers in Leicester are being asked to take part in a survey to identify potential trial spots for lamppost chargers for electric cars.

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  • 11 June 2018 09:28 AM Council granted new powers to control ‘To Let’ boards

    LEICESTER City Council has been granted new powers to stop landlords putting up boards advertising their properties in some parts of the city.

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  • 8 June 2018 11:18 AM Find out about volunteering at information day

    PEOPLE who want to use their spare time to make a difference in their community can find out about hundreds of opportunities at a Volunteering Fair in Leicester on Monday (11 June).

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  • 7 June 2018 02:48 PM 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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  • 7 June 2018 12:24 PM 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 10:42 AM 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 09:36 AM 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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  • 31 May 2018 10:55 AM 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 10:50 AM 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 10:08 AM 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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