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  • 30 July 2020 09:36 AM Go Wild this Summer with new activity packs

    NEW activity packs created by a local wildlife trust have been produced to help children explore nature on their doorstep over the summer.

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  • 15 July 2020 09:13 AM City’s waterways set for summer street art makeover

    LEICESTER’S waterways are set to be transformed with a series of colourful artworks as part of a major community arts project this summer.

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  • 25 June 2020 06:30 PM Council reminds people that barbecues are not permitted in Leicester’s parks

    THE CITY council is reminding people that barbecues are not permitted in Leicester’s parks and open spaces – and that coronavirus restrictions are still in place.

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  • 12 June 2020 01:17 PM Freemen’s Common recycling site to reopen

    THE second of Leicester’s two recycling centres will reopen to the public next week as part of wider plans to gradually and safely ease lockdown restrictions.

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  • 10 June 2020 03:19 PM Big increase in cycling as Leicester joins Bike Week celebrations

    LEICESTER is celebrating Bike Week this week - as figures show the number of cyclists recorded at key sites in the city has nearly doubled since this time last year.

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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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