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  • 31 January 2017 Signs point to improved experience for city visitors

    PEOPLE visiting Leicester this year will find it much easier to explore the city and its attractions, thanks to a brand new system of on-street maps and signs.

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  • 30 January 2017 Views sought on Church Gate conservation area

    PEOPLE can give their views on council plans for an important city centre conservation area.

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  • 27 January 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 29th January 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 29 January:

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  • 26 January 2017 Claudio Ranieri officially opens school

    LEICESTER City Manager Claudio Ranieri has unveiled a plaque at Forest Lodge Community Primary School to mark the official opening of the school’s new building.

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  • 26 January 2017 City and county win £3.2m sustainable transport boost

    EFFORTS to promote sustainable transport in Leicester and Leicestershire have been given a huge boost with the award of over £3milllion of Government cash.

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  • 20 January 2017 Council set to invest over £1m in air quality improvement plans

    THE first phase of a three-year programme of investment in Leicester’s Air Quality Action plan – worth over £1.1m – has been announced.

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  • 20 January 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 22nd January 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 22 January:

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  • 19 January 2017 Community centres to be leased to local organisations

    THREE community centres in the city are to be leased to local organisations, which will run them and ensure they continue to be open for public use.

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  • 18 January 2017 Chance to sign up for market’s annual pancake race

    THREE teams are being sought to take part in this year’s Shrove Tuesday pancake race at Leicester Market.

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  • 18 January 2017 City Mayor reveals proposals for Clock Tower area

    THE AREA around Leicester’s Clock Tower is set to be transformed under proposals announced by City Mayor Peter Soulsby.

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  • 18 January 2017 Trade for a tenner – or less – at city markets

    TRADERS can rent a stall at Leicester Market for just £10 a day as part of an introductory scheme.

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  • 18 January 2017 Youth services consultation

    CHANGES are being proposed to the way youth services are delivered in Leicester.

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  • 17 January 2017 Have a say on city's Bike Park service

    PEOPLE are being asked for their views on potential changes to opening times, charges and services available at Leicester’s city centre bike park.

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  • 17 January 2017 New guide to Old Town’s legal past

    THE legal history of one of the oldest areas of Leicester has been brought to life in a new audio tour.

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  • 17 January 2017 Cash award for museum’s Egyptian gallery plans

    THE EGYPTIAN gallery at Leicester’s New Walk Museum could be transformed in time for Easter 2018, thanks to an award of £145,000 from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Wolfson Foundation.

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  • 13 January 2017 Horsefair Street bus lane enforcement to begin

    ENFORCEMENT of a new bus gate in a city centre street is due to begin next week to tackle congestion caused by the number of unauthorised vehicles using it.

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  • 13 January 2017 Writers showcase work at Central Library

    FREE events are being held at Leicester’s Central Library to offer local writers the chance to showcase their work to new audiences.

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  • 13 January 2017 School run action plan targets 10 priority schools

    PLANS to address the ongoing issues around road safety, speeding, congestion and parking at 10 Leicester schools are being drawn up by the city council.

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  • 13 January 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 15th January 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 15 January:

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  • 12 January 2017 Council gritters out in force tonight

    GRITTING teams are due to take to the city’s roads from 7pm tonight ahead of predicted icy conditions which are due to affect the area.

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  • 12 January 2017 Designs revealed for Jewry Wall revamp

    STUNNING designs have been revealed for a project to transform the site of Leicester’s biggest Roman ruins into a world-class visitor centre.

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  • 12 January 2017 Apply for a school place before January 15 deadline

    PARENTS and carers of children who will be starting full-time school in Leicester this autumn are being reminded to apply before the January 15 deadline.

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  • 12 January 2017 Scrutiny to consider economy-boosting 25-year rail improvement plan

    AN ambitious 25-year strategy to shape Leicester and Leicestershire’s future rail services and provide a huge boost to the local economy is to be considered by the city council’s transport scrutiny commission.

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  • 12 January 2017 New lecture series to explore Leicester's planning story

    A NEW series of public lectures that will explore the urban development, history and architecture of Leicester will launch later this month.

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  • 11 January 2017 Revamp due for Abbey Pumping Station Museum

    ABBEY Pumping Station Museum could be set for a £500,000 revamp as part of improvement works designed to increase visitor numbers and better showcase its historic collections. 

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  • 11 January 2017 Have your say on neighbourhood services in east of city

    PEOPLE who use neighbourhood services in the east and central areas of Leicester are being invited to have their say on how services are run in the future.

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  • 11 January 2017 Wilko fined over horrific workplace accident

    HOUSEHOLD goods giant Wilko has been fined £2.2million after a horrific accident at a Leicester store left a young female worker paralysed. 

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  • 10 January 2017 Council support for new Cultural Quarter workspace plans

    PLANS for the development of new workspace in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter are set to get a boost with investment in a key building.

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  • 6 January 2017 New parking bays welcome coach trips to Leicester

    NEW drop-off points and dedicated parking bays for coaches are to be provided in Leicester city centre to meet rising demand from travel companies and coach operators.

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  • 6 January 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 8th January 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 8 January:

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  • 4 January 2017 Local photographers show ‘spirit of Greyfriars’ in new exhibition

    LOCAL photographers are set to have their works exhibited after being invited to turn their lenses to the architectural treasures in Leicester’s Greyfriars area.

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  • 4 January 2017 Former hostels set to provide new council homes

    THREE former city council hostels are set to be transformed into new homes for people on the council’s housing register.

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  • 1 January 2017 Fines to begin at Horsefair Street bus gate

    DRIVERS who go through a new bus gate in the city centre will be fined from today (Monday, January 30).

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