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  • 12 July 2018 Ellis Meadows thriving as new home for nature

    A NATURE park created on the banks of the River Soar has been recognised for its role in nature conservation in a national awards scheme.

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  • 9 July 2018 Exhibition marks 50 years since Leicester’s worst floods

    AN exhibition marking 50 years since severe floods struck Leicester will be held at Newarke Houses Museum this weekend.

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  • 3 July 2018 Loughborough Road Bridge to close for flood risk work

    A MAJOR road bridge in Leicester will close to traffic for up to eight weeks this summer as vital flood risk work nears completion.

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  • 28 June 2018 Helping hand to tackle student move-out waste

    STUDENTS moving out of their term-time homes for the summer are being given a helping hand to dispose of their waste and get rid of unwanted items.

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  • 25 June 2018 New park mural to celebrate bug life

    WORK on a giant mural that will be inspired by bees, butterflies and bugs will get under way in Leicester’s Abbey Park this week.

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  • 20 June 2018 Open Streets monthly event celebrates city’s people-friendly streets

    A FREE monthly event aimed at encouraging people to explore Leicester’s people-friendly streets and open spaces is taking place this Sunday (24 June).

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  • 14 June 2018 Exhibition aims to collect memories of flooding in Leicester

    IT has been almost 50 years since Leicester was affected by severe flooding and people are being asked to share their memories for an exhibition.

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  • 13 June 2018 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 Schools compete for the ‘eco factor’ at celebration event

    SCHOOLS in Leicester will be showcasing their environmental projects this week as they bid to see who has got the ‘eco factor’.

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  • 8 June 2018 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 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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  • 30 May 2018 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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