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  • 29 July 2016 Volunteers sought to help out at cycling events

    VOLUNTEERS are being sought to help out with two major cycling events taking place over the summer.

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  • 29 July 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 31st July 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, July 31:

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  • 29 July 2016 Cycle through King Power Stadium with Sky Ride Leicester

    THOUSANDS of people will get the chance to celebrate Leicester City’s amazing league-winning season as part of this year’s Sky Ride.

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  • 28 July 2016 Historic building opens it doors… to Pokémon Go!

    PLAYERS of the latest craze Pokémon Go can get the chance to add to their collection of Pokémon on Sunday, when Leicester’s historic Magazine Gateway building opens its doors.

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  • 28 July 2016 Free fun day celebrates Roald Dahl

    ROALD DAHL fans won’t want to miss a Dahl-themed Big Family Fun Day taking place at Curve next week.

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  • 28 July 2016 Next step for Dock 2

    PLANS submitted for Dock 2 – the development that will provide grow-on workspace for hi-tech businesses at Leicester’s Pioneer Park – reveal a striking modular building, constructed from aluminium panels, that will complement the original Dock next door.

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  • 27 July 2016 TV date for Leicester's Friars Mill

    THE RESTORATION of the oldest surviving factory in Leicester will feature in a programme on prime-time TV on Friday (29 July).

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  • 27 July 2016 Join a free guided bike ride on Sunday

    ASPIRING Chris Froomes and Dan McLays can dust off their bikes and join a free guided ride around Leicester this weekend.

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  • 25 July 2016 Summer fun at the pumping station

    TWO special events at Leicester’s Abbey Pumping Station will get youngsters sprinting and printing this summer.

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  • 25 July 2016 Market hosts fete in aid of children's holiday centre

    A FAMILY fete in support of a resort which provides free holidays for disadvantaged children will take place at Leicester Market this week.

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  • 22 July 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 24th July 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, July 24:

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  • 22 July 2016 Free activities for young people

    YOUNG people are invited to attend a free summer festival in Jubilee Square this Saturday (23 July).

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  • 21 July 2016 Green Flags for 16 city parks and open spaces

    SIXTEEN parks and green spaces in Leicester have been awarded prestigious Green Flags this year.

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  • 21 July 2016 Open day at historic cemetery

    GUIDED tours of a historic city cemetery will be on offer at an open day this weekend.

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  • 21 July 2016 District heating to extend to new student development

    WORK to extend Leicester’s citywide district heating network, and create its first private connection, is due to begin next week.

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  • 20 July 2016 Community fun run helps Leicester to get more active

    A COMMUNITY fun run is being planned for Abbey Park in Leicester.

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  • 20 July 2016 Bands bring music to city parks

    MUSIC is filling the air in Leicester’s parks on Sundays this summer as the city council's annual Bands in the Parks season continues.

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  • 18 July 2016 Castle Classic cycle race will return to streets of Leicester

    THE Castle Classic cycle race will return to the streets of Leicester later this summer.

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  • 15 July 2016 Story of Parks takes to the stage

    A PLAY inspired by the work of Edwin Lutyens and his war memorial in Victoria Park will be performed at The Y later this month.

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  • 15 July 2016 Teamwork leads to ‘good’ Ofsted rating for city primary

    A ‘GENUINE sense of teamwork’ is one of the reasons why a city primary school has been rated ‘good’, according to a recent Ofsted inspection.

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  • 15 July 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 17th July 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, July 17:

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  • 15 July 2016 Fraudulent car dealer jailed

    A USED car salesman who sold faulty cars with false service histories has been  jailed for fraud.

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  • 15 July 2016 Get active this summer!

    STAFF from the city council’s sports services team will be getting out and about this summer to encourage people in Leicester to get more active.

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  • 14 July 2016 Football fun at Fearless Foxes exhibition over the school holidays

    LEICESTER’S ‘Fearless Foxes’ exhibition at the city’s New Walk Museum & Art Gallery will be providing the backdrop for some free football-themed events throughout the school holidays.

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  • 14 July 2016 Free fitness activities on offer at city parks

    A SUMMER-long programme of free sport and fitness activities on two city parks gets underway this weekend.

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  • 13 July 2016 Banners celebrate Knighton’s heritage

    NEW banners are being put up on lamp-posts in Knighton, celebrating the area’s built and natural heritage.

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  • 13 July 2016 Council grant aims to ensure 2017 Comedy Festival in city

    LEICESTER City Council is to provide a one-off grant to the Leicester Comedy Festival after its main sponsor Dave TV ended its funding of the event this year.

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  • 13 July 2016 Half a million pound invested in summer road maintenance programme

    A HALF a million pound programme of road improvements and resurfacing works is set to take place across Leicester during the summer school holidays.

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  • 12 July 2016 Dahl-themed family fun on offer at city libraries

    SPLENDIFEROUS Roald Dahl-themed fun is on offer from next week, as various Big Family Fun Days take place at Leicester’s libraries.

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  • 12 July 2016 New home for council's social workers

    A REFURBISHED building adjacent to the city council’s Charles Street headquarters has become the new home for 250 council staff.

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  • 12 July 2016 Neighbourhood improvement works to begin

    A MAJOR package of neighbourhood improvement works across Leicester is due to begin this summer.

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  • 12 July 2016 School celebrates £1.9m extension to building

    A SCHOOL which has had a £1.9m extension built is celebrating with an official opening event.

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  • 11 July 2016 Children's play areas to become smoke-free zones

    CHILDREN'S play areas in Leicester parks are to become smoke-free zones.

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  • 11 July 2016 City war memorials given listed status

    FOUR community war memorials in Leicester have been granted listed status as part of a national scheme to mark the centenary of the First World War.

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  • 8 July 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 10th July 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, July 10:

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  • 7 July 2016 Free heritage day launches Festival of Archaeology

    ROMAN legionnaires, Viking warriors, medieval knights and Civil War soldiers will be brought to life by re-enactors at a free heritage day this weekend.

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  • 6 July 2016 Peregrine Falcons nesting in the city

    THE FASTEST animals in the world have swooped into the city to nest again.

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  • 6 July 2016 Warning over online advert scam

    PEOPLE are being warned against a scam in which online jobseekers are offered money to place bogus for sale adverts on their eBay accounts.

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  • 6 July 2016 Two new Changing Places toilets open in city

    TWO new toilet facilities for people with profound disabilities have opened in Leicester.

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  • 5 July 2016 Consultation on plans to revamp St George’s churchyard

    PEOPLE can have their say on plans to transform a 19th century churchyard located at the heart of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter.

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  • 5 July 2016 Music centre to open in city’s Cultural Quarter

    A NEW music centre is set to open its doors in Leicester's Cultural Quarter next week.

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  • 4 July 2016 New defibrillator for city golf course

    GOLF COURSE users are set to benefit from a new defibrillator – and life-saving training so that they know how to use it.

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  • 4 July 2016 City marks 175th anniversary of travel pioneer’s first excursion

    THE PIONEER of popular tourism, who launched his travel business with a day trip from Leicester to Loughborough 175 years ago, will be remembered in the city tomorrow (Tuesday 5 July).

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  • 4 July 2016 City-wide LED lights programme completed

    A MAJOR project to replace all streetlights in Leicester with modern energy-efficient LED lighting has been completed.

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  • 4 July 2016 Connecting Leicester programme wins national award

    LEICESTER has won an Urban Design Transport Award for the Connecting Leicester project.

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  • 4 July 2016 School praised for ‘determined’ work of leadership team

    THE ‘relentless and determined’ work of leaders at a city primary school has been singled out for praise in an Ofsted report.

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  • 4 July 2016 Event celebrates success of breastfeeding support programme

    A CELEBRATION event is being held for people who give up their time to support breastfeeding mums.

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  • 4 July 2016 Street art captures memories of fabulous Foxes historic win

    LASTING reminders of Leicester City’s incredible fight to defy all odds and win the Premier League are being created across the city.

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  • 1 July 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 3rd July 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, July 3:

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