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  • 30 December 2016 Work due to begin on New Walk Museum lift and staircase

    WORK is due to begin on preparing New Walk Museum for the installation of a new visitor staircase and lift.

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  • 23 December 2016 Christmas opening hours at city council facilities

    CUSTOMERS are advised to check the opening hours at city council leisure centres, libraries and recycling centres before planning a visit over the Christmas period.

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  • 23 December 2016 No changes to Christmas waste collections in city

    CITY residents are being reminded that recycling and black wheelie bin collections will be unchanged over the Christmas period.

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  • 22 December 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 25th December 2016

    Ongoing works in the city for week commencing Sunday, 25 December:

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  • 21 December 2016 Hannukah celebrations to begin in city

    CELEBRATIONS are due to begin for one of the most important festivals in the Jewish calendar.

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  • 21 December 2016 Public asked to be vigilant as bird flu confirmed in Lincolnshire

    MEMBERS of the public are being asked to be alert to the arrival of bird flu in Leicester, following news that the virus has been identified at a turkey farm in Lincolnshire.

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  • 20 December 2016 Leisure centres open new Changing Places facilities

    NEW toilet facilities for people with profound disabilities have been installed at two Leicester City Council leisure centres.

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  • 16 December 2016 All the flavours of Christmas at Leicester Market

    LEICESTER’S famous market is gearing up for the busiest week of the year by filling its stalls with everything you need for the perfect Christmas dinner.

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  • 16 December 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 18th December 2016

    Ongoing works in the city for week commencing Sunday, 18 December:

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  • 16 December 2016 Leicester city centre ready for Christmas shoppers (16th December 2016)

    SHOPPERS heading for Leicester city centre can make the most of extra park & ride services and free evening parking in the run-up to Christmas.

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  • 14 December 2016 Packs help people look out for their neighbours

    PEOPLE are being asked to look out for their elderly and vulnerable neighbours during the winter months.

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  • 12 December 2016 Free tooth-brushing packs for city schoolchildren

    CHILDREN at city primary schools will be getting free tooth-brushing packs as part of an ongoing campaign to improve oral health in Leicester.

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  • 12 December 2016 People asked for views on effectiveness of taxi penalty point scheme

    PEOPLE are being asked whether a penalty point scheme designed to improve standards of city taxis has been effective.

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  • 9 December 2016 Pets' Corner closed as precautionary measure

    ABBEY Park’s Pets’ Corner is temporarily closed to the public as part of a nationwide bid to reduce the risk of avian flu.

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  • 9 December 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 11th December 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 11 December:

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  • 8 December 2016 Plan sets out new ambitions for city’s economic growth

    RENEWED plans and a more ambitious vision for Leicester’s economic growth over the next four years are set to come into action.

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  • 8 December 2016 Work begins on cycle circuit at city college

    WORK is beginning on a new purpose-built cycle training circuit in the city.

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  • 8 December 2016 City mayor and deputy city mayor support Toys on the Table

    CITY mayor Peter Soulsby and deputy city mayor Cllr Rory Palmer are showing their support for Leicester’s annual Toys on the Table charity appeal today (Thur 8 Dec).

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  • 8 December 2016 Be aware of risks of button batteries

    PEOPLE are being urged to be aware of the potential risks posed by button batteries.

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  • 8 December 2016 New 20mph zone for residential area in New Parks

    A NEW 20mph zone is being installed in streets near a school in a residential area of New Parks.

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  • 5 December 2016 City household waste collections unchanged for Christmas

    RECYCLING and wheelie bin collections in Leicester will be unchanged over the Christmas period this year.

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  • 5 December 2016 Banners go up in Humberstone

    BANNERS celebrating the built and natural heritage of Humberstone are going on display in the area.

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  • 2 December 2016 More festive events in Leicester this Christmas

    PLENTY of festive events will be taking place at Leicester City Council venues this Christmas – including two family-friendly events this Sunday (4 December).

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  • 2 December 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 4th December 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 4 December:

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  • 2 December 2016 Leicester city centre ready for Christmas shoppers (2nd December 2016)

    SHOPPERS heading for Leicester city centre can make the most of free evening parking and extra park & ride services in the run-up to Christmas.

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  • 1 December 2016 Plans set for next phase of Old Town streets revamp

    THE next phase of a major revamp of streets in Leicester’s historic Old Town area is set to get underway early in the New Year.

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  • 1 December 2016 New premises found for alcohol recovery centre

    BUSINESSES in the Hill Street area of the city are being invited to find out more about city council proposals to create a new alcohol recovery centre there.

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  • 30 November 2016 New book celebrates the Quality of Leicester

    A NEW book that celebrates the architectural legacy of Leicester’s 2,000 year history is being launched this week.

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  • 25 November 2016 Preparation works start for new staircase and lift at New Walk Museum

    WORK is due to begin on preparing New Walk Museum for the installation of a new visitor staircase and lift.

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  • 25 November 2016 Enforcement to start for real on A426 bus lane

    DRIVERS who flout the law by illegally driving in a dedicated bus lane will be fined from next week.

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  • 25 November 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 27th November 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 27 November:

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  • 24 November 2016 Festive events in Leicester this Christmas

    THE COUNTDOWN to Christmas continues this weekend, with plenty of festive events at Leicester’s museums.

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  • 23 November 2016 Rare Leicester-built vintage car returns to city

    A VERY rare vintage car which is one of only a handful ever made in Leicester has returned to the city.

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  • 22 November 2016 Club’s equipment seized after noise complaints

    A CLUB at the centre of noise complaints over loud music has had its equipment confiscated by council officers.

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  • 21 November 2016 Biggest ever expansion of city’s secondary schools

    LEICESTER City Council is beginning the next phase of work on a £45million project that will see the biggest ever expansion of our secondary schools.

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  • 21 November 2016 Traffic advice ahead of religious parade

    MOTORISTS coming into the city this weekend are being advised of possible traffic disruption caused by a religious procession.

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  • 21 November 2016 Young people from Leicester take over Government

    THREE young people from Leicester took over some senior Government positions last week, as part of the Takeover challenge.

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  • 21 November 2016 Chance to put questions to Leicester’s City Mayor

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being given another chance to put their questions directly to City Mayor Peter Soulsby at an event next month.

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  • 21 November 2016 Council acts on London Road safety concerns

    NEW rules to prohibit car drivers stopping outside Leicester Railway Station have been introduced to address safety concerns following the tragic death of cyclist Sam Boulton.

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  • 18 November 2016 City gets ready to welcome next Champions League visitors

    FANS arriving for Leicester City’s final home game in the group stages of the UEFA Champions League are to be given a warm welcome next Tuesday (22 November).

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  • 18 November 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 20th November 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 20 November:

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  • 17 November 2016 Free events in city parks

    THE HISTORY of the Belgrave Mela is the theme of a free talk in Abbey Park on Sunday (20 November).

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  • 17 November 2016 Council bids for legal powers to buy Waterside land

    LEICESTER City Council has made a bid for legal powers to buy land in an area earmarked for an £80milllion redevelopment scheme.

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  • 16 November 2016 Two men prosecuted over dumping controlled waste

    TWO men who illegally dumped trade waste and silt into drains near Bede Park have been ordered to pay fines and costs of over £13,000.

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  • 16 November 2016 City ready for the big Christmas switch-on

    LEICESTER begins the countdown to Christmas tomorrow (Thursday, 17 November), with the switch-of the city’s glittering Christmas lights.

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  • 15 November 2016 Building sale will support city’s basketball champions

    A disused industrial unit owned by the city council is to be sold to support the expansion of a community sports arena and home of Leicester Riders basketball team.

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  • 14 November 2016 Support for Inter Faith Week

    CITY council staff and councillors will be rolling up their sleeves to volunteer at two community projects during Inter Faith Week (13-20 Nov).

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  • 11 November 2016 Photography competition aims to capture ‘spirit of Greyfriars’

    LOCAL photographers are being invited to turn their lenses to the architectural treasures in Leicester’s Greyfriars area.

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  • 11 November 2016 Taxi driver prosecuted over guide dog refusal

    A TAXI driver who refused to take a passenger with a guide dog has been prosecuted.

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  • 11 November 2016 Belgrave Library to remain open

    BELGRAVE Library is set to remain open and in its current location, the city council has said today.

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  • 11 November 2016 Leicester’s big Christmas switch-on just days away

    PEOPLE planning their trip into Leicester to watch the switch-on of the city’s glittering Christmas lights can make the most of some special travel offers next week.

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