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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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  • 11 November 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 13th November 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, November 13:

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  • 11 November 2016 Bus lane enforcement starts on A426

    ENFORCEMENT cameras are due to come into use next week on two parts of the A426 to tackle drivers illegally using bus lanes to cut past queuing traffic.

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  • 11 November 2016 New 20mph zone in streets around primary school

    A 20MPH zone and traffic calming measures are due to be introduced in the streets around a city primary school.

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  • 11 November 2016 Improvements boost safety of school pelican crossing

    SAFETY improvements have been made to a pelican crossing used by hundreds of school children to cross a busy Leicester road.

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  • 10 November 2016 Campaign tackles domestic violence

    A CAMPAIGN is being launched to encourage people to come forward to report incidents or concerns of domestic violence.

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  • 9 November 2016 Free advice for landlords at event

    LOCAL housing landlords will get the chance to find out about issues affecting the private renting sector at Leicester’s next Landlords Forum meeting.

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  • 8 November 2016 Council signs up to TUC charter

    LEICESTER City Council is signing up to a charter setting out what help it will give to employees who are diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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  • 8 November 2016 Grant bids free art sessions to over 300 youngsters

    MORE than 300 school children from across the city and county have been given the opportunity to take part in free art sessions at New Walk Museum.

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  • 7 November 2016 Gritters due to take to city streets ahead of cold snap

    GRITTING teams are due to take to the city’s roads tonight ahead of sub-zero temperatures which are due to affect the area. 

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  • 7 November 2016 Developer announced for £80milllion Waterside regeneration scheme

    A MAJOR drive to regenerate Leicester’s Waterside area has reached an important milestone.

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  • 7 November 2016 Business event highlights advantages of electric cars

    BUSINESSES in Leicester can find out more about switching to electric vehicles at a free event later this week.

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  • 7 November 2016 12,000 young people take part in Make Your Mark vote

    TWELVE thousand young people in Leicester have taken part in a ballot to determine what members of the UK Youth Parliament should discuss.

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  • 4 November 2016 Low carbon lecture returns to city

    A LEADING expert on international climate policy and business sustainability will be the guest speaker at an event in Leicester later this month.

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  • 4 November 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 6th November 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, November 6:

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  • 3 November 2016 Festival brings the flavours of Christmas to Leicester Market

    A FESTIVAL that celebrates the finest locally-produced food and drink returns to Leicester Market on Sunday 20 November.

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  • 3 November 2016 Join the reading relay this weekend

    BOOK-LOVERS are invited to join a reading relay at Leicester’s Central Library this weekend.

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  • 3 November 2016 Workshops will ‘demystify’ care and maintenance of historic buildings

    PEOPLE who live or work in historic buildings can find out more about the routine care and maintenance of their properties at two workshops.

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  • 2 November 2016 New Charter Street Bridge plans submitted

    PLANS have been revealed for a new, five-metre wide footbridge connecting Abbey Park to Belgrave Road.

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  • 2 November 2016 City gets ready for Christmas

    THE MAMMOTH task of installing the colourful garlands and twinkling lights that will decorate Leicester city centre this Christmas is now nearly complete.

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  • 2 November 2016 City to honour war dead at Remembrance Service

    THOUSANDS of people will pay their respects to the nation’s fallen servicemen and women at Leicester’s annual Remembrance Service and Parade later this month.

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  • 2 November 2016 Premier League trophy to star at Bonfire Night in Abbey Park

    THE Premier League Trophy won by Leicester City Football Club will take centre stage as part of the line-up for this year’s stunning Bonfire Night display at Abbey Park.

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  • 1 November 2016 Workshops to support dementia carers

    TWO workshops will be held this week for carers of people who have dementia.

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  • 1 November 2016 Commuter discounts for Park and Ride to be trialled

    Businesses in Leicester are being contacted to take part in a trial scheme offering reduced cost Park and Ride season tickets to their staff.

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