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  • 28 April 2017 Brand new facilities for coach operators in Leicester city centre

    BRAND new facilities for coach operators in Leicester city centre are making it easier for groups to visit the city and its attractions.

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  • 28 April 2017 Residents' parking scheme to be introduced near Watermead Park

    A RESIDENTS-only parking scheme is due to be introduced in a street near Watermead Park after complaints about long-running traffic problems.

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  • 28 April 2017 Proposals outlined for new Waterside school

    PEOPLE will be able to find out about plans for a new primary school in Leicester’s Waterside area at two public events next week.

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  • 28 April 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 30th April 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 30 April):

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  • 27 April 2017 New Top Trumps game puts spotlight on Leicester

    A POPULAR card game that has captivated fans of all ages since the 1970s now includes a version that is dedicated to Leicester and its attractions.

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  • 26 April 2017 Latest landlord forum to take place

    LANDLORDS and letting agents can get up-to-date help and advice on issues affecting them at an event next month.

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  • 26 April 2017 Household recycling scheme’s appeal for more donations

    A SCHEME which helps give unwanted furniture and electrical items a new lease of life is appealing for more donations.

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  • 26 April 2017 Heritage Sundays give chance to peer into city’s past

    SOME of Leicester’s best historic buildings will be opening their doors to the public in a new monthly programme of heritage-themed activities.

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  • 25 April 2017 Explore the city on free led walks

    PEOPLE are being invited to explore the city over the springtime by joining in with a series of free led walks.

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  • 25 April 2017 Road closures for weekend's Vaisakhi procession

    THOUSANDS of people are due to take part in a major annual Sikh parade through the Leicester this weekend. 

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  • 24 April 2017 Volunteers sought for environmental projects

    VOLUNTEERING opportunities helping to improve the city and county’s parks and open spaces will be on offer next month.

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  • 21 April 2017 Enforcement cameras will tackle illegal stopping at bus stops and zig-zags

    ENFORCEMENT cameras are due to be brought into use to tackle illegal parking or stopping in bus stops and on school zig-zag markings across the city.

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  • 21 April 2017 City primary school unveils £3million extension

    A CITY primary school is celebrating its £3million extension project with an official opening event.

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  • 21 April 2017 Council invests £500,000 in social work training

    The city council is investing £500,000 in a new training programme for staff working in children’s social care.

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  • 21 April 2017 New 20mph zone due to be introduced in Clarendon Park

    A NEW 20mph speed limit is due to be introduced in residential streets between the Clarendon Park and Knighton areas of the city.

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  • 21 April 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 23rd April 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 23 April):

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  • 20 April 2017 Family fun marks St George’s Festival

    A DAY of free activities in Leicester city centre will mark the festival of England’s patron saint this Saturday (22 April).

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  • 19 April 2017 Council acts to solve problems on popular city park

    THE city council is to suspend the use of barbecues on Watermead Park in a bid to stop anti-social behaviour there.

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  • 18 April 2017 Thousands raised for charity by crematorium recycling scheme

    THOUSANDS of pounds has been raised for a local charity by a metals recycling scheme at a crematorium.

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  • 18 April 2017 Major highways investment announced

    A MAJOR highways investment project will improve safety at one of Leicester’s busiest road junctions and improve traffic flow on a key route into the city.

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  • 18 April 2017 More city children than ever get place at their preferred school

    THOUSANDS of children across Leicester will be offered places at a primary school today – with more children than ever who applied on-time being offered a place at one of their preferred schools.

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  • 13 April 2017 Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club launched

    A NEW monthly breakfast club aimed at giving former servicemen and women a chance to meet and socialise is being launched this weekend.

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  • 13 April 2017 Ideas revealed for city's Western Park

    A LOCAL developer and community group could potentially be working in partnership to breathe new life into land and empty buildings on a Leicester park.

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  • 13 April 2017 Resurfacing work to take place at junction

    PART of a busy road junction is due to be closed for four days to allow for resurfacing work to take place.

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  • 13 April 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 16th April 2017

    New works starting this week (w-c 16 April):

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  • 12 April 2017 City prepares to welcome The Queen

    LEICESTER city centre will come alive tomorrow (Thursday, April 13) when thousands of well-wishers take to the streets to welcome Her Majesty The Queen. 

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  • 12 April 2017 City gets ready to welcome Atlético Madrid

    AS LEICESTER fans look forward to tonight’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg, the city is already getting ready for next week’s return match.

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  • 11 April 2017 Peregrine falcons make their home at Leicester Cathedral

    EASTER is traditionally a time for eggs symbolising new life, but a family of birds of prey at Leicester Cathedral have taken it one step further.

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  • 10 April 2017 Easter fun at Belgrave Hall and Gardens

    BELGRAVE Hall & Gardens will be hosting some fun, family events over the schools’ Easter break, as the historic venue’s annual programme of events get underway.

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  • 6 April 2017 Motorists reminded ahead of A50 major works

    MOTORISTS are being reminded that a section of one of Leicester’s busiest roads will close for a few days this Easter to enable resurfacing work to take place.

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  • 6 April 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 9th April 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 9 April:

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  • 6 April 2017 Fun, low-cost activities for families over the Easter break

    FUN, free or low-cost activities for families and children are available in Leicester throughout the Easter holidays at the city’s museums, parks and leisure centres.

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  • 6 April 2017 Pets’ Corner reopens for Easter holidays

    LEICESTER’S Pets’ Corner reopens to the public tomorrow (Friday 7 April) – and everything’s ready for the Easter holidays.

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  • 5 April 2017 Heritage panels bring buildings' past to life

    MORE of the stories behind some of Leicester’s most interesting buildings and places have been brought to life in 20 new heritage interpretation panels.

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  • 5 April 2017 Easter prizes up for grabs at city's markets

    THERE are some exciting Easter-themed activities due to take place at Leicester’s markets over the coming bank holiday weekend.

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  • 4 April 2017 Official unveiling of new facilities at Saffron Hill Cemetery

    NEWLY-REFURBISHED facilities at Saffron Hill Cemetery have been officially unveiled.

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  • 4 April 2017 Primary school’s ‘shared ambition’ leads to good Ofsted rating

    A CITY primary school has been praised by Ofsted inspectors for creating a ‘climate of shared ambition’ that has led to ‘consistently good teaching’.

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  • 4 April 2017 Easter break fun at Abbey Pumping Station

    ABBEY Pumping Station Museum will be opening its doors over the Easter holidays with a pair of family-themed events.

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  • 3 April 2017 Route for Queen's visit announced

    THE parade route to be taken by Her Majesty The Queen on her visit to Leicester next week has been announced.

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  • 3 April 2017 Open invitation to local artists

    THE SEARCH is now on to find the paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures and craft that will feature in this year’s Open Art Exhibition in Leicester.

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