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  • 30 September 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 2nd October 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, October 2:

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  • 29 September 2016 Reading festival returns to the city

    A NINE-DAY programme of events celebrating all things book-related will be launched on Saturday (Oct 1st) as Everybody's Reading returns to the city.

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  • 29 September 2016 Workshop will showcase smart energy

    A WORKSHOP showcasing smart energy and gathering together experts and partners from across Europe will take place next week.

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  • 28 September 2016 Trail encourages children to discover city’s hidden gems

    FANTASTICAL creatures, mythical beings and mysterious people feature in a new children’s activity trail which aims to highlight Leicester’s architectural gems.

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  • 28 September 2016 Spot the scarecrows at Abbey Pumping Station

    THE ARRIVAL of autumn will be marked at Abbey Pumping Station this weekend with a special event that celebrates the scarecrows that protect the crops all summer.

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  • 27 September 2016 Work underway on installing Diwali lights

    THOUSANDS of festive lights and street decorations are being put in place along Leicester’s Golden Mile ahead of the city’s breath-taking Diwali celebrations next month.

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  • 23 September 2016 Roadworks in Leicester - 25th September 2016

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, September 25:

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  • 23 September 2016 Road work programme will improve five city residential streets

    A TWO-week programme of improvement works on five residential streets will begin next week.

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  • 23 September 2016 Leicester is next stop for the Davis Cup

    THE TROPHY won by Andy Murray and the GB team last November will be in Leicester next week, giving tennis fans the chance to see it close up.

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  • 22 September 2016 New portrait of Sir David Attenborough revealed in Leicester

    A STUNNING new portrait of Sir David Attenborough at Leicester’s New Walk Museum has been revealed by the man himself.

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  • 22 September 2016 Action to bring empty homes back into use

    TWO houses which have stood empty for a combined total of 13 years are set to be brought back into use.

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  • 22 September 2016 Community centres offered for local groups to run

    LOCAL groups are being given the chance to run three of the city’s community centres as part of Leicester City Council’s plan to transform neighbourhood services.

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  • 22 September 2016 Open Day at Castle Hill archaeological dig

    VISITORS will be able to see for themselves the site of excavations at Leicester’s Castle Hill at an open day this weekend.

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  • 22 September 2016 Bede Park expands with new parkour and outdoor gym areas

    A NEW outdoor gym and purpose-built parkour area will open at Leicester’s Bede Park this weekend.

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  • 21 September 2016 City rolls out blue carpet for Porto fans

    FANS arriving for Leicester City’s first-ever home game in the UEFA Champions League are to be welcomed in style next Tuesday (27 September).

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  • 21 September 2016 Council wins cash to explore extension to green heat network

    LEICESTER is set to receive a share of £2.8milllion of government cash set aside to help the UK expand its green heat networks.

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  • 20 September 2016 Exciting programme of activities for Black History Month

    A PERFORMANCE from an award-winning alto-saxophonist will launch this year’s Black History Month in Leicester.

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  • 16 September 2016 Land secured for Leicester's new railway museum

    LAND that's currently leased to a local allotment society is to be returned to the city council to keep plans for Leicester’s new heritage railway museum on track.

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  • 16 September 2016 Huge programme of events for Diwali festival in Leicester

    LEICESTER’S world-famous Diwali celebrations will be bringing a spectacular two-week fanfare of light, colour and festivities to venues across the city next month.

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

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, September 18:

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  • 15 September 2016 New 20mph zone in North Evington

    New 20mph zone is to be introduced in streets near to Merrydale infant and junior schools. 

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  • 15 September 2016 New portrait of Sir David Attenborough to be revealed

    A STUNNING new portrait of Sir David Attenborough at Leicester’s New Walk Museum is set to be unveiled next week by the man himself.

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  • 15 September 2016 Belgrave Hall Good Food Fair

    AN ARRAY of organic produce will be on the menu at the annual Belgrave Hall Good Food Fair this weekend.

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  • 15 September 2016 Volunteers needed for film on mental health

    VOLUNTEERS are being sought to appear in a film, to help raise awareness of mental health.

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  • 14 September 2016 Success for city netball project

    MORE than 2,700 women of all ages have taken part in a major netball project taking place across the city this summer.

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  • 14 September 2016 View sought on cuts proposed to children's services

    ALMOST half of Leicester’s children and family centres face closure as the city council considers ways to make additional savings of up to £55 million – on top of the £100 million it has already found.

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  • 13 September 2016 Next step for city's Business Improvement District plan

    MORE than 700 businesses are being invited to give their views on proposals for a Business Improvement District (BID) in Leicester.

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  • 13 September 2016 Work complete on new riverside park and nature spot

    A NEW wildlife park has been created on the banks of Leicester’s River Soar as part of a major scheme to improve flood defences.

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  • 12 September 2016 Consultation on services in north east of city

    A CONSULTATION is being launched asking people to give their views on plans to reorganise neighbourhood services in the north-east of the city.

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  • 9 September 2016 Tigers inspire latest city mural

    THE LATEST in a series of murals brightening up the streets of Leicester is rapidly taking shape – and this one has been inspired by the city’s rugby team.

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

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, September 11:

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  • 8 September 2016 Council pledges support for new cycle track at city college

    LEICESTER City Council is set to provide £250,000 of match-funding for the creation of a new purpose-built cycle training track in the city.

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  • 8 September 2016 Book celebrates city’s modern history

    A NEW book that charts Leicester’s journey from the 19th century to the present day will be launched at the city’s New Walk Museum & Art Gallery today (Thursday 8th).

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  • 8 September 2016 Search is on for city’s sporting heroes 2016

    PEOPLE are being given the chance to nominate their favourite local sporting heroes in an annual awards scheme that celebrates the best of the city’s talents.

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  • 7 September 2016 ‘Raucous Races’ event celebrates park’s Victorian past

    PEOPLE can step back in time at a Victorian-themed family fun day on Victoria Park this weekend.

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  • 5 September 2016 Host of activities at city museum this month

    DOODLE some dinosaurs, create a crocodile mask, feed the resident bugs and listen to stories at New walk Museum this month.

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  • 5 September 2016 Meet the Beasts sessions at New Walk Museum

    EXOTIC reptiles and mini beasts will be taking centre stage at a series of sessions taking place at New Walk Museum and Art Gallery.

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  • 5 September 2016 City’s historic gems open doors to visitors

    HISTORIC buildings across Leicester will open their doors to visitors as part of a national campaign to highlight the nation’s heritage.

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

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, September 4:

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  • 2 September 2016 Fearless Foxes extended until half-term

    A RECORD-BREAKING exhibition which tells the story of Leicester City’s Premier League-winning season is to be extended until October half-term.

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  • 1 September 2016 Seaside Special at the pumping station

    ALL the fun of the seaside is coming to Abbey Pumping Station on Sunday (4 September), as the museum hosts its annual Seaside Special Steam Day.

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  • 1 September 2016 Dig will explore story of Castle Hill

    AN ancient monument at the heart of Leicester’s Castle Hill Country Park is due to be investigated later this month as part of a community archaeological project.

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  • 1 September 2016 Pride festival takes to city's streets

    LEICESTER's colourful and vibrant Pride festival will take to the streets this weekend.

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  • 1 September 2016 New bus lane enforcement cameras to be installed on A426

    NEW enforcement cameras will be installed on two parts of the A426 to tackle drivers illegally using bus lanes to cut past queuing traffic.

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