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  • 30 June 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 2nd July 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 2 July):

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  • 30 June 2017 Flood risk work underway at Loughborough Road Bridge

    HUNDREDS of homes in the north of Leicester will benefit from work to reduce flood risk in the latest phase of an ambitious citywide project.

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  • 29 June 2017 Resurfacing work due on New Parks Way

    A SECTION of Leicester’s outer ring road is due to be closed for a week next month in order for resurfacing roadworks to be carried out. 

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  • 28 June 2017 Passport scheme to reward young museum explorers

    YOUNGSTERS will be given an extra incentive to discover Leicester’s museums this summer.

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  • 28 June 2017 New exhibition showcases changing face of city

    A FASCINATING new exhibition at Newarke Houses Museum will open to the public on Saturday 1st July.

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  • 28 June 2017 Neighbourhood centre transferred to local community group

    A NEIGHBOURHOOD centre in Beaumont Leys has been officially transferred to a local group for it to run.

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  • 27 June 2017 Arts Council England funding announced for city

    LEICESTER’S museums are in line to get £1.6million of extra Arts Council England funding over the next four years. 

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  • 27 June 2017 Schools compete for the ‘eco factor’ at celebration event

    FIFTEEN local schools will be competing to see who has got the ‘eco factor’ in a celebration event at City Hall later this week.

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  • 27 June 2017 Jewry Wall Museum to close its doors for refurbishment

    A MUSEUM telling the story of Leicester’s Roman history is due to close its doors next month ahead of major refurbishment works.

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  • 26 June 2017 Oven gloves off for primary school cooking contest

    YOUNGSTERS from six Leicester primary schools will be competing for the title of Primary Chef of the Year on Wednesday (28 June).

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  • 26 June 2017 Public asked for views on council tax support

    LEICESTER residents are being asked for their views on options that could see changes made to local council tax support.

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  • 26 June 2017 Join the Animal Agents for summer reading challenge

    A GANG of cartoon animals with a penchant for solving mysteries is hoping to enlist the help of Leicester children and young people for this year’s summer reading challenge.

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  • 23 June 2017 New heritage panels give final touch to park’s ‘Centenary Walk’

    FINAL touches are being made to a new processional route leading to Leicester’s main war memorial in one of the city’s most popular parks.

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  • 23 June 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 25th June 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 25 June):

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  • 23 June 2017 Free tai chi sessions at Market Square

    FREE tai chi sessions are being held in Leicester’s new Market Square – and they are open to everyone.

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  • 22 June 2017 Council to lease former tip to Waterside car recyclers

    A former city council recycling centre will be leased to the owners of a vehicle recycling plant looking to relocate from the Waterside regeneration area.

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  • 21 June 2017 Graduation ceremony for apprentices

    A GRADUATION ceremony for apprentices who have trained or worked in the city and county is taking place in Leicester later this week.

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  • 21 June 2017 Putting Shared Lives in the spotlight for National Shared Lives Week

    A CITY placement scheme that offers support for adults with learning disabilities is being highlighted as part of National Shared Lives Week.

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  • 21 June 2017 Event examines impact of climate change on movement of people

    AN EVENT at City Hall later today (21 June) will address the impact of climate change on people from around the world.

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  • 21 June 2017 Castle Classic will herald weekend of cycling events

    THE Castle Classic cycle race will return to the streets of the city later this summer, as part of the Ride Leicester festival.

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  • 20 June 2017 Camera enforcement car visits city school

    A MOBILE camera car which could be used to catch motorists who park illegally and inconsiderately on zig-zag yellow lines is visiting a city school.

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  • 19 June 2017 Pedal-powered theatre at Abbey Pumping Station

    AN evening of pedal-powered, alfresco Shakespeare will be on offer at Leicester's Abbey Pumping Station next month.

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  • 19 June 2017 Vintage vehicles at Abbey Pumping Station

    VEHICLES from days gone by will be taking centre stage at a festival of vintage transport next weekend.

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  • 19 June 2017 Designs revealed for proposed new Waterside school

    STRIKING designs for a planned new primary school in Leicester’s Waterside area have been revealed by the city council.

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  • 16 June 2017 Share your seaside memories with the Maritime Memories Machine

    RESIDENTS of land-locked Leicester are being invited to share their special memories of seaside trips for a museum exhibition.

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  • 16 June 2017 City joins national Clean Air Day

    PUPILS at a Leicester school have been learning about the benefits of active travel as part of an event to mark the first national Clean Air Day.

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  • 16 June 2017 Camera enforcement to begin on bus-only route

    Camera enforcement is due to begin on a bus-only road in the north of Leicester.

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  • 16 June 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 18th June 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 18 June):

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  • 14 June 2017 Consultation on neighbourhood services in east and central areas

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

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  • 14 June 2017 ‘Lift the lip’ session for National Smile Month

    PARENTS and young children will be finding out how to get into good oral health habits at the final National Smile Month event this week.

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  • 14 June 2017 Leicester welcomes cycling specialist from Sydney

    A SPECIALIST in sustainable transport visited Leicester last week (6 June) to share her expertise in getting more people cycling.

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  • 14 June 2017 Continental market in city from June 14th 2018

    EUROPEAN treats and delicacies are on offer from today (14 June) as the continental market returns to Leicester.

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  • 13 June 2017 Latest Ofsted report into children’s services finds ‘steady progress’

    CHILDREN’S social services in Leicester are making ‘steady progress’ in their improvement programme, according to the latest findings from Ofsted.

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  • 13 June 2017 Children’s best book to be announced

    CHILDREN at city primary schools have been busy voting for their favourite read as part of an annual scheme to find Leicester's 'best book'.

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  • 13 June 2017 Social workers mark their first year in the job

    SOCIAL workers in the city have been awarded certificates to mark their first year in the job.

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  • 12 June 2017 Historical figures remembered at market

    A SUFFRAGETTE who campaigned for women’s rights and a man who led the fight against unemployment and poverty in Edwardian Leicester are to be remembered at Leicester Market next week.

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  • 12 June 2017 Vintage vehicles roll out for museum event

    VEHICLES from days gone by will be taking centre stage at a festival of vintage transport later this month.

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  • 9 June 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 11th June 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 11 June):

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  • 6 June 2017 Market event to showcase vegan food and produce

    A mouth-watering range of vegan food and other produce will be available at a special event taking place at Leicester Market this weekend.

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  • 6 June 2017 New pocket park for Moira Street

    AN OVERGROWN site on Moira Street in Leicester has been transformed into a new pocket park, thanks to the efforts of the local community, an environmental charity and the city council.

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  • 2 June 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 4th June 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 4 June):

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  • 2 June 2017 City centre junction to close for major improvements

    A BUSY city centre junction will be closed to traffic from next week as work on a £1.3milllion street improvement nears completion.

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