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  • 2 October 2017 Pop-up forest gives gum-droppers food for thought

    A MINI woodland, complete with trees, shrubs and bird song, popped up at Leicester’s Clock Tower today (Monday, 2 October) as part of a national campaign to tackle the problem of discarded chewing gum.

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  • 28 September 2017 Chance to find out more about city's future flood risk plans

    PEOPLE can find out more about proposals to reduce future flood risk to thousands of Leicester homes at a series of public events starting this week.

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  • 22 September 2017 New scheme gives boost to city's bees and butterflies

    BEES and butterflies will soon be benefiting from new flower-rich areas in Leicester, thanks to a new project that aims to create habitats that will attract and support pollinators in the city.

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  • 20 September 2017 Last chance to view dig finds at Castle Hill Country Park

    THERE’S a final chance to see archaeologists at work in Leicester’s Castle Hill Country Park this weekend, before the four-week community dig comes to an end.

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  • 13 September 2017 Explore your city on foot this autumn

    FREE group walks around Leicester will help people get out and about this autumn.

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  • 11 September 2017 Western Park buildings set for new lease of life

    A LOCAL developer and community group could soon be working in partnership to breathe new life into land and empty buildings on a Leicester park.

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  • 7 September 2017 Council to relax taxi age rules to urge uptake of electric cabs

    A POLICY that restricts the maximum age at which Leicester hackney carriages can be licensed is set to be relaxed to encourage take-up of electric taxis.

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  • 21 August 2017 Views sought on next phase of flood risk work in Leicester

    PEOPLE are being asked for their views on a new strategy that aims to reduce future flood risk for thousands of homes in Leicester.

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  • 8 August 2017 Braunstone Park hosts Wildlife Day

    POND dipping, bird watching and bug hunts are some of the fun activities on offer at Braunstone Park this week.

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  • 2 August 2017 Castle Classic support races kick off an action-packed cycling weekend

    AN ACTION-PACKED weekend of cycling will kick off at Leicester’s new cycle circuit on 12 August, as the Castle Classic races return to the city.

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  • 26 July 2017 Government’s air quality plans don’t go far enough, say council leaders

    PLANS by the Government to improve air quality ‘risk displacing the problem rather than solving it’, according to a letter written to Michael Gove and signed by political leaders from local councils up and down the country.

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  • 10 July 2017 Talk focuses on cathedral's peregrine falcons

    LEICESTER’S resident peregrine falcons will be the subject of a talk at Leicester’s Guildhall this weekend.

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