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  • 29 December 2017 New solar-powered defibrillator unit in city park

    A NEW solar-powered defibrillator unit has been installed in a city park.

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  • 22 December 2017 Changes to advertised opening times at Leicester's ice rink

    PEOPLE planning to visit Leicester’s ice rink over the Christmas holidays are advised that there have been changes to some of the advertised opening times.

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  • 21 December 2017 Roadworks due to begin in first phase of developments on Vaughan Way

    MOTORISTS are being warned of traffic disruption affecting Leicester’s busy inner road in the new year as preliminary road works get underway as part of two major redevelopment projects.

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  • 21 December 2017 More money for therapy services to help children

    LEICESTER City Council is set to invest more money in specialist therapy services for children, young people and families.

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  • 20 December 2017 Council acquires strategic site on new market square

    THREE properties that overlook Leicester’s new market square have been purchased by the city council as part of its ongoing plans for the regeneration of the market area.

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  • 19 December 2017 Council to buy its York House base

    LEICESTER City Council has announced plans to purchase the Granby Street property that is currently home to its customer service centre.

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  • 19 December 2017 Exhibition aims to bring Anne Frank’s messages to Leicester

    AN EXHIBITION inspired by the life and writings of Anne Frank arrives in Leicester on Friday (22 December) as part of its UK tour.

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  • 18 December 2017 Alice Hawkins to play part in Centenary Cities events

    A NATIONWIDE programme of events to mark the centenary of the first British women getting the vote will get under way next year – and Leicester is to have a key role in the celebrations.

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  • 15 December 2017 Heritage Lottery Fund pulls funding for new railway museum

    THE Board of Trustees responsible for administering Heritage Lottery funding has informed the Great Central Railway (GCR) that it will not be supporting its plans for a new railway museum at Birstall.

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  • 15 December 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 17th December 2017

    There are no new roadworks in Leicester planned for week commencing Sunday 17 December.

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  • 15 December 2017 Event to mark city’s Hanukkah celebrations

    CELEBRATIONS are underway in Leicester for one of the most important festivals in the Jewish calendar.

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  • 14 December 2017 Children’s social care in city singled out for praise

    Leicester’s social care services for children have been singled out for praise in Ofsted’s annual report.

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  • 14 December 2017 City secondary school celebrates ‘good’ Ofsted rating

    A CITY secondary school with a ‘relentless focus on improving the quality of teaching’ has been given a ‘good’ rating by Ofsted.

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  • 13 December 2017 Work under way to protect park’s ancient abbey wall

    URGENT work is being carried out to remove trees that are in danger of causing permanent damage to an ancient scheduled monument on Leicester’s Abbey Park.

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  • 12 December 2017 Christmas events at the Guildhall

    LEICESTER’S medieval Guildhall hosts four special Christmas events this weekend.

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  • 12 December 2017 Final week to have a say on the Local Plan

    PEOPLE have until the end of this week to take part in a public consultation to help shape the direction of planning and development in Leicester over the coming decades. 

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  • 12 December 2017 Late change to planning meeting

    PEOPLE are being advised of a late change to items due to be considered at tomorrow’s meeting of the city’s Planning and Development Control Committee.

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  • 12 December 2017 Sustainability on the menu at schools’ eco-roadshow

    HUNDREDS of local schoolchildren have been sharing ideas about how to make their schools greener as part of the Leicester Eco-Schools Roadshow.

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  • 8 December 2017 Nominate a sporting hero for the Sports and Physical Activity Awards

    IF YOU know a sporting hero from the local community who deserves a bit of recognition, now’s your chance to nominate them for the 2017 Sports and Physical Activity Awards.

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  • 8 December 2017 Historic city pub saved from demolition threat

    A HISTORIC former Leicester pub has been saved from the threat of demolition.

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  • 8 December 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 10th December 2017

    New works in the city (w/c 10 December):

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  • 8 December 2017 More than £800,000 invested in city children’s homes

    MORE than 800,000 pounds’ worth of improvements are being made to children’s homes across Leicester as part of a major programme of refurbishment.

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  • 8 December 2017 Christmas jumpers welcome at Leicester’s ice rink

    SKATERS are being invited to wrap up warm in their best – or worst – Christmas jumpers on Tuesday (12 December) for a special themed night at Leicester’s ice rink, which opens to the public tomorrow (Saturday 9 December).

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  • 7 December 2017 Council backs annual Toys on the Table appeal

    THE ANNUAL campaign that aims to ensure that every child in Leicester has a present to unwrap at Christmas is once again being supported by the city council.

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  • 6 December 2017 Nominations open for Lord-Lieutenant's Award

    People in Leicester and Leicestershire are being urged to nominate inspiring young people for this year’s Lord-Lieutenant’s Award.

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  • 5 December 2017 Leicester’s Christmas ice rink gets ready to open

    LEICESTER’S spectacular Christmas ice rink is rapidly taking shape in the city’s Jubilee Square, ready for the first skaters to glide onto the ice on Saturday (9 December).

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  • 4 December 2017 Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    LEICESTER City Council will be making changes to regular waste and recycling collection days due to the Christmas bank holidays.

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  • 4 December 2017 Youth service wins another award for innovation

    LEICESTER City Council’s youth service has won another award for innovation from the British Youth Council (BYC).

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  • 1 December 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 3rd December 2017

    New works in the city (w/c 3 December):

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  • 1 December 2017 Schoolchildren turn rubbish into art for city centre exhibition

    CHILDREN from a city primary school have been turning their rubbish into artwork as part of an environmentally-themed homework competition.

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