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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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  • 7 July 2017 Official opening for Leicester’s new cycle circuit

    A NEW purpose-built circuit for cycling in the city will be officially opened next week, by Great Britain Cycling Team rider Katy Marchant.

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  • 4 July 2017 Have a say on future of Leicester’s smoke control area

    PEOPLE are being asked for their views on city council plans to re-declare Leicester’s smoke control area.

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  • 27 June 2017 Schools compete for the ‘eco factor’ at celebration event

    FIFTEEN local schools will be competing to see who has got the ‘eco factor’ in a celebration event at City Hall later this week.

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  • 21 June 2017 Event examines impact of climate change on movement of people

    AN EVENT at City Hall later today (21 June) will address the impact of climate change on people from around the world.

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  • 16 June 2017 City joins national Clean Air Day

    PUPILS at a Leicester school have been learning about the benefits of active travel as part of an event to mark the first national Clean Air Day.

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  • 14 June 2017 Leicester welcomes cycling specialist from Sydney

    A SPECIALIST in sustainable transport visited Leicester last week (6 June) to share her expertise in getting more people cycling.

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