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  • 28 May 2020 11:58 AM Scheme to install free central heating systems in around 150 eligible homes

    E.ON is working with Leicester City Council and City Energy to help people across the region improve the heating of their homes by installing free first-time gas central heating systems in almost 150 eligible residents’ homes.

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  • 27 May 2020 01:47 PM Social distancing and safe travel schemes to take place in Belgrave Road

    NEW pop-up cycling and walking routes are being installed at Belgrave Road to help businesses reopening in the area.

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  • 14 May 2020 03:45 PM City’s Gypsum Close recycling site to reopen

    One of Leicester’s two waste recycling sites will reopen to the public next week as part of moves to lift coronavirus lockdown conditions.

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  • 5 May 2020 09:50 AM New online walking route guides offer fresh inspiration for daily exercise

    LEICESTER’S annual festival of walking has been postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak, but its organisers are still offering lots of inspiration for a daily stroll.

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  • 4 May 2020 10:34 AM Volunteers offer advice at the end of the phone to new gardeners

    HELP is now available at the end of the phone for anyone who’s using their time at home to learn how to grow their own food.

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  • 1 May 2020 12:52 PM Bin and orange bag collections to continue as usual on VE Day 75 bank holiday

    PEOPLE in Leicester will see no changes to their household waste and recycling collections next Friday (8 May) – despite it being a special bank holiday marking the 75th anniversary of VE Day.

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  • 1 May 2020 12:20 PM Council tries out new low-carbon mowers on city parks

    NEW low-carbon, battery-powered gardening equipment has been bought by the city council to help advance Leicester’s response to the climate emergency, as well as to improve air quality.

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  • 23 April 2020 09:12 AM Log on to the latest chapter in the lives of the Leicester Peregrines

    LEICESTER’S resident Peregrine falcons are offering viewers another privileged slice of life streamed live from their nest-mounted webcams.

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  • 15 April 2020 10:08 AM Time to think of your neighbours and cut out the bonfires, says city council

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being asked to think of their neighbours and not risk breaking the law by burning rubbish in their gardens.

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  • 9 April 2020 03:40 PM Huge improvement in air quality levels on city’s roads

    AIR quality in Leicester has improved dramatically in the last two weeks due to the huge reduction in the amount of traffic during the nationwide coronavirus lockdown.

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  • 3 April 2020 12:00 PM Bin and orange bag collections to continue as usual over Easter

    PEOPLE in Leicester will see no changes to their household waste and recycling collections over Easter.

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  • 18 March 2020 04:12 PM Schools’ video campaign highlights dangerous of littering and waste

    PUPILS from six city schools have launched an online video campaign raising awareness of the perils of litter, flytipping and plastic pollution.

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