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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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  • 6 May 2022 02:28 PM Council calls on residents and businesses to help tackle Willow Brook litter issue

    BUSINESSES and residents in parts of north-east Leicester are to be asked for their help in tackling an on-going litter problem in a nearby waterway.

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  • 3 May 2022 10:01 AM Step right up for this year’s Walk Leicester Festival

    A MONTH-long series of activities taking place in Leicester is encouraging more people to get their shoes on and to discover their local area.

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  • 20 April 2022 04:21 PM Leicester marks Earth Day with giant globe made from waste

    A GIANT globe made entirely from waste that’s been collected from Leicester’s parks and waterways will remind people to think about the environment this week.

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  • 20 April 2022 12:29 PM Nine new Tiny Forests in Leicester will help celebrate the Commonwealth Games

    HUNDREDS of local schoolchildren have helped to plant thousands of trees and create Tiny Forests at nine Leicester schools to celebrate the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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  • 12 April 2022 10:46 AM Chocolate fans are reminded to try to recycle and reduce their egg packaging over Easter

    LEICESTERSHIRE County Council and Leicester City Council are encouraging residents to recycle all the extra cardboard, plastic or foil which usually builds up over the bank holiday.

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  • 8 April 2022 10:27 AM Still time for businesses to benefit from up to £10k for low carbon improvements

    BUSINESSES in Leicester and Leicestershire are being reminded that they have just a few weeks left to apply for grants to help to pay for energy efficiency improvements.

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  • 16 March 2022 02:59 PM New video highlights £2 billion of recent and planned investment in Leicester

    MAJOR schemes that make up more than £2 billion of private and public sector investment already made, or proposed in Leicester, can be seen in a new video.

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  • 16 March 2022 10:27 AM New community orchard planted on former allotment site

    VOLUNTEERS have joined their local councillor and parks staff to plant dozens of small fruit trees on a site that was used as allotments until the 1990s.

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  • 14 February 2022 12:20 PM Changes to Knighton streets aim to improve safety, congestion and local environment

    NEW measures are set to be tried out on neighbourhood streets in Knighton to help reduce traffic speeds and make it safer for children to get to school.

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