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  • 31 March 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 2nd April 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 2 April:

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  • 31 March 2017 City libraries celebrate Adrian Mole at 50

    SUE TOWNSEND’S best-loved character will be celebrated at Leicester’s busiest libraries next week.

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  • 30 March 2017 Final stage of Belvoir Street revamp to begin

    THE final stage of a £1.3milllion scheme to transform Leicester’s Belvoir Street will get underway next week.

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  • 29 March 2017 Section of A50 to close for major works

    A STRETCH of one of Leicester’s busiest roads will need to be closed for a few days this Easter to enable resurfacing work to take place.

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  • 28 March 2017 Funding boost for city road improvements

    OVER £850,000 of new Government money will be invested in major road maintenance on key routes in Leicester over the next 12 months.

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  • 28 March 2017 Donation paves way for Alice Hawkins statue

    SUFFRAGETTE Alice Hawkins is to be commemorated with a statue in Leicester city centre, thanks to a donation by a local businessman.

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  • 27 March 2017 New online portal launched for Swim Leicester

    A NEW online portal has been launched to help parents track their children’s progress as they learn to swim.

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  • 24 March 2017 Counterfeit clothing makers prosecuted

    TWO people have been handed suspended prison sentences after being convicted for their involvement in running a counterfeit clothing factory in Leicester.

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  • 24 March 2017 Residents asked for views on 20mph zone

    PEOPLE living in Knighton Fields are being consulted over whether they want to see a 20mph and traffic-calming measures introduced in the area.

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  • 24 March 2017 Continental market returns to city

    TRADITIONAL treats from across Europe will be on offer next week when the continental market returns to Leicester.

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  • 24 March 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 26th March 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 26 March:

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  • 23 March 2017 Connexions opens doors at new premises

    AN information, advice and support service for young people in Leicester has opened the doors of its new premises in the city centre.

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  • 23 March 2017 Chance to name new Green Lifeboat

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being given the chance to name a new river barge that is due to begin service cleaning up the city’s waterways.

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  • 22 March 2017 Leicester joins the big switch-off

    THE LIGHTS at Leicester’s Town Hall will go off for an hour on Saturday night (25 March) as the city joins a worldwide event to highlight climate change.

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  • 20 March 2017 Maintenance work at Gypsum Close recycling centre

    LEICESTER’s Gypsum Close Recycling Centre is due to close for a day later this week, to allow maintenance and improvement works to take place.

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  • 20 March 2017 Event helps communities to get growing - 21st March 2018

    A COMMUNITY food-growing event is taking place at City Hall this week.

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  • 17 March 2017 Council set to take decision on early help service cuts

    THE city council is set to formalise a decision to make initial budget savings of around £3.6 million a year by reducing its early help services.

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  • 17 March 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 19th March 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 19 March:

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  • 16 March 2017 Singing session and flashmob mark Safer Sleep Week

    CHILDREN and families in Leicester will be taking part in a lullaby singing session this week to highlight the importance of safer sleep for babies.

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  • 16 March 2017 Cuts to senior management save £2.6m in wages

    SENIOR manager numbers in Leicester City Council have fallen by more than a third in the last five financial years, saving the council £2.6m in wages.

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  • 16 March 2017 Fearless Foxes exhibition shortlisted for award

    THE EXHIBITION created by the city council to commemorate Leicester City’s Premier League title success last year has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

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  • 15 March 2017 Apprentices can book place at graduation ceremony

    HUNDREDS of people from across the city and county are being invited to take part in an apprenticeship graduation ceremony.

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  • 14 March 2017 New grant launched to help local businesses reduce their energy bills

    A NEW grant is being launched tomorrow (March 15) to help small businesses cut their energy bills.

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  • 13 March 2017 Shop owners invited to bid for new improvement grants

    RETAILERS from key shopping areas in Leicester are being invited to bid for city council grants to help improve their properties.

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  • 10 March 2017 Leicester gets ready to welcome Sevilla FC

    FANS arriving for Leicester City’s game against Sevilla FC in the UEFA Champions League are to be given a warm welcome on Tuesday (14 March).

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  • 10 March 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 12th March 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 12 March:

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  • 9 March 2017 Over £25million growth money for local economy

    THE LEICESTER & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has been allocated £25.87million from the Government in the latest round of Local Growth Deal funding.

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  • 9 March 2017 Workshop offers tips on maintenance of historic buildings

    THE routine care and maintenance of old buildings will come under the spotlight at a workshop to be held in the heart of Leicester’s historic ‘Old Town’.

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  • 8 March 2017 New project will tell story of Jewry Wall Museum

    VISITORS to Leicester’s Jewry Wall Museum will be able to glimpse its past in a new project designed to guide them through the city’s Roman history. 

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  • 8 March 2017 Leicester gets ready for ICC Women’s World Cup

    THE COUNTDOWN to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup 2017 begins today (Wednesday 8 March), with less than four months to go before Leicester hosts its first match of the tournament.

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  • 7 March 2017 Leisure centre and library closed for essential maintenance

    AYLESTONE Leisure Centre and Library will be closed this weekend (11 and 12 March) while essential maintenance work is carried out.

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  • 7 March 2017 New orchard to be planted at old allotment

    AN overgrown former allotment is set to bloom into life by being transformed in to a new community orchard. 

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  • 6 March 2017 Black tie dinner to raise money for Lord Mayor's charity

    A CHARITY black tie dinner to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s appeal will take place later this month. 

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  • 6 March 2017 Social Value Charter to be introduced in Leicester

    LEICESTER City Council is set to introduce a new Social Value Charter to secure employment, environmental and community benefits for the city through its contracts with businesses.

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  • 3 March 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 5th March 2017

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 5 March:

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  • 2 March 2017 Bridge repairs to take place

    REPAIRS are due to be carried out on a road bridge at the junction of Highway Road and Stoughton Road in Stoneygate.

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  • 1 March 2017 More children than ever get place at one of their preferred secondary schools

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

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