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  • 27 July 2022 03:53 PM New video gives birds-eye view of investment in city’s waterways

    A NEW video has been released to showcase the beauty of Leicester’s waterways and give a stunning bird’s eye view of major recent investment in the city’s riverside.

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  • 20 July 2022 01:07 PM Join in the fun at free nature day

    TRY your hand at minibeast hunting, herb tasting, seed-sowing and twig art at a free nature day taking place in Leicester this Saturday (July 23).

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  • 20 July 2022 12:09 PM Council fears it could lose thousands of trees to ash dieback

    THOUSANDS of ash trees may have to be felled in Leicester over the next 10 years as a result of a disease that has killed millions of trees across Europe.

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  • 15 July 2022 09:23 AM City bin collections to start an hour earlier to help beat the heat

    WITH soaring temperatures predicted in the coming days, Leicester City Council is asking people to put their recycling, waste and garden waste earlier than normal next week.

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  • 1 July 2022 01:01 PM Schools grow their own grub for annual competition

    SCHOOLS which have been growing ‘mealbarrows’ full of healthy fruit and vegetables will have their efforts judged at Abbey Pumping station on Saturday.

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  • 29 June 2022 03:02 PM Annual review for city’s tree strategy

    A MAJOR plan that guides the management of Leicester’s ‘urban forest’ has been formally reviewed to reflect the progress that’s been made during 2021/22.

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  • 29 June 2022 01:16 PM Local schools compete for the ‘eco factor’

    EIGHT local primary schools have taken part in a competition to find the ‘eco factor’ in a celebration event held at City Hall in Leicester.

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  • 16 June 2022 03:32 PM City schools celebrate Clean Air Day

    SCHOOLS in Leicester have been celebrating Clean Air Day by making the most of traffic-free local streets.

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  • 13 June 2022 01:24 PM Council begins work on £8m home insulation scheme

    HUNDREDS of council houses and other affordable homes in Leicester are set to benefit from a rolling programme of solid wall insulation.

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  • 26 May 2022 11:57 AM No changes to waste collections in city over Jubilee bank holiday

    ALL recycling and waste collections in Leicester will take place on the normal collection days over the forthcoming special bank holiday to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

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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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  • 11 May 2022 11:11 AM Reuse Shop recycles unwanted goods into cash for charity

    A CHARITY shop at a Leicester recycling centre has raised thousands of pounds to support local older people since opening to the public in January. 

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