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  • 31 August 2016 Jewry Wall Museum set for £1m revamp

    INVESTMENT of more than £1m is due to be approved in order to revamp the site of Leicester’s finest Roman remains at Jewry Wall Museum.

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  • 31 August 2016 New 20mph zone proposed near school

    A NEW 20mph zone has been proposed for the streets surrounding a city primary school.

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  • 30 August 2016 Belgrave Village Show

    THE POPULAR Belgrave Village Show will take place this Saturday (Sept 3).

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  • 26 August 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 28th August 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, August 28:

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  • 26 August 2016 Maintenance scheme will improve museum

    A NEW main staircase and visitor lift are to be created at Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery as part of a major maintenance programme.

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  • 25 August 2016 Open-air Shakespeare at city museum

    INTRIGUE, ghostly visitations and a gripping duel will all be on display at Jewry Wall Museum over the bank holiday, when the venue hosts an open-air performance of Shakespeare’s Hamlet.

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  • 25 August 2016 Bank Holiday fun at City Festival

    THERE will be a buzz in the air in Leicester this Bank Holiday weekend, as the City Festival reaches its spectacular climax.

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  • 25 August 2016 Parks staff get CPR training

    STAFF working in the city council’s parks services are being trained in life-saving skills.

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  • 25 August 2016 Council to lease land to support local business

    LEICESTER City Council is set to lease 1.7acres of land to a major local employer to help support its expansion.

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  • 24 August 2016 Get ready for Sky Ride

    THOUSANDS of cyclists are gearing up to join Leicester’s Sky Ride this Sunday (28th).

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  • 24 August 2016 Views sought on new ambitions for city’s economic growth

    AN ambitious council plan to support economic growth in Leicester is set to be revised to reflect the city’s growing ambitions.

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  • 24 August 2016 Summit to look at future of primary care in Leicester

    LEICESTER’S Deputy City Mayor Cllr Rory Palmer is calling on health professionals and patients to come together to help shape local plans for primary care and GP services.

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  • 23 August 2016 Summer garden party at Georgian hall

    PACK a picnic and head down to Belgrave hall tomorrow (Weds) for a summer garden party.

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  • 23 August 2016 Children’s services’ buildings to get £8m overhaul

    SCHOOLS, youth centres, children’s homes and children and family centres are among the buildings included in a planned £8 million maintenance programme that could get under way this year.

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  • 23 August 2016 LEICESTER REVEALED AS 2016 WINNER OF ESPN’S GREATEST SPORTING CITY IN UK

    Research from ESPN and University of Bath reveals Midlands city is UK’s Greatest Sporting City in 2016 Study ranks 49 UK cities and towns on 12 factors fans identified as important to a great sporting city, including value for money, success, history, choice 2015 winner Manchester drops to second, London is third, Liverpool moves up to fourth Leicester best for football fans; Leeds best for rugby league and cricket fans; Cardiff top for rugby union fans

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  • 19 August 2016 Changes to leisure centres’ opening hours for bank holiday

    OPENING times for the city’s leisure and sports centres will change for the forthcoming bank holiday.

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  • 19 August 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 21st August 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, August 21:

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  • 18 August 2016 Sixth-form students in Leicester celebrate A-level results

    LEICESTER sixth-form students are celebrating their A-level results today.

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  • 18 August 2016 Weekend of fun in store at City Festival

    A MAGICAL lantern procession, explosive drumming and fireworks, pop-up theatre, and a glittering Mela  will take place in the city this weekend as part of Leicester's City Festival.

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  • 18 August 2016 Revamp planned for Story of Leicester website

    A WEBSITE that aims to bring Leicester’s 2000-year history to life is to be completely redeveloped over the next 12 months.

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  • 18 August 2016 Council reveals latest design ideas for London Road cycle lane

    MORE details about a proposed scheme to create a new cycle lane along Leicester’s London Road have been revealed.

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  • 17 August 2016 Free weekly strolls around Leicester

    FREE weekly strolls are taking place in Leicester, led by a team of friendly volunteers.

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  • 16 August 2016 Outdoor cinema launches this year's City Festival

    LEICESTER’s Jubilee Square will be transformed into an open-air cinema on Friday evening (August 19), to launch Leicester’s City Festival.

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  • 16 August 2016 Signs point to improved experience for city visitors next year

    PEOPLE visiting Leicester next year will find it much easier to explore the city and its attractions, thanks to a brand new system of on-street maps and signs.

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  • 15 August 2016 Government cash means thousands more youngsters to get cycle training

    THOUSANDS more Leicester youngsters are to benefit from cycling training, thanks to a Government grant of over £355,000.

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  • 15 August 2016 Have a say on city’s green waste service

    PEOPLE are being asked for their feedback on the city's garden waste collection service and proposals for how it could be improved.

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  • 12 August 2016 Fans flock to Fearless Foxes exhibition

    LEICESTER’S ‘Fearless Foxes’ exhibition at the city’s New Walk Museum & Art Gallery is proving to be a big hit with the public.

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  • 12 August 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 14th August 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, August 14:

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  • 11 August 2016 Workshops offered in heritage building skills

    A SERIES of workshops offering training in traditional heritage construction skills will launch in the Greyfriars conservation area next month.

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  • 10 August 2016 Work under way on new market square

    WORK to create a new public space on the site of Leicester’s old indoor market is now under way – and the £1.6million scheme could be largely complete by the end of the year.

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  • 10 August 2016 Celebrate cycling with the Ride Leicester festival

    WORKSHOPS, guided rides, bike try-outs and training sessions will all be part of this year’s Ride Leicester festival, a two-week celebration of all things cycling.

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  • 10 August 2016 Action-packed open day at Aylestone Leisure Centre

    AN ACTION-PACKED open day showcasing a range of different sports and leisure activities takes place this weekend.

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  • 10 August 2016 Council proposes £2.2milllion package of parking improvements

    PEOPLE are being invited to comment on new plans to improve car parking in Leicester’s city centre and surrounding neighbourhoods.

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  • 10 August 2016 Free swims for young people aged 16 and under

    YOUNGSTERS living in Leicester can swim for free at a number of city leisure centres.

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  • 9 August 2016 Fun event at Pets Corner

    FEED the animals, take part in a fun quiz and get crafty at a special event at Abbey Park tomorrow (Aug 10th).

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  • 5 August 2016 Banners go up in Belgrave

    A 900-YEAR-OLD village that is now an established and bustling part of the city is getting new lamp-post banners to mark its heritage.

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  • 5 August 2016 Have your say on future development

    People can help shape a long-term plan to advise where future employment and housing developments take place in Leicester and Leicestershire.

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  • 5 August 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 7th August 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, August 7:

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  • 4 August 2016 Road closures and bus changes during Caribbean Carnival (6th August 2016)

    PEOPLE are being reminded that there will be a number of road closures and changes to bus stops this Saturday (Aug 6) , as the Caribbean Carnival takes to the streets.

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  • 4 August 2016 Swim Leicester celebrates sign-up success

    MORE than 300 people have signed up for swimming lessons in Leicester since the city council re-launched its swimming programme in May.

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  • 4 August 2016 City shortlisted for two transport awards

    LEICESTER has been shortlisted from cities across the UK for two prestigious National Transport Awards. 

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  • 4 August 2016 Consultation launched on council tax reductions

    LEICESTER residents are being asked to share their views on the amount of money people should pay towards their council tax bills.

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  • 3 August 2016 Edinburgh Fringe show previews at New Walk Museum

    LEICESTER-based theatre and film company, Crooked Hand Productions will be previewing their Edinburgh Fringe 2016 show in Leicester next week.

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  • 2 August 2016 National Playday celebrated in Town Hall Square

    YOUNG visitors to the city centre can take part in a range of fun activities to celebrate National Playday tomorrow.

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  • 2 August 2016 Council consults on maximum age of taxis

    A STRICTER age limit for taxi cabs in Leicester could be on the cards as part of a consultation being carried out by Leicester City Council.

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  • 1 August 2016 Dedicated dad sets up new group

    A DEDICATED dad is working with Leicester Libraries to run a special group for other dads and their toddlers.

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  • 1 August 2016 City Festival 2016

    GIANT street art, live music, dance, theatre and delicious food will fill Leicester's streets as part of the annual City Festival.

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  • 1 August 2016 Progress made in improving services for council care leavers

    Ofsted inspectors have reported that the city council has made significant progress in improving its services for young people leaving council care.

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