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  • 30 May 2017 Council announces plans to create thousands more school places

    WORK on the next phase of a multi-million pound school expansion programme, which will help provide thousands of new pupil places in Leicester, will get underway this summer.

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  • 26 May 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 28th May 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 28 May):

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  • 26 May 2017 New 20mph zone for Knighton Fields to go ahead

    RESIDENTIAL streets in Knighton Fields are due to be included in a new 20mph zone and get traffic-calming measures installed.

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  • 25 May 2017 Support for young traders at Leicester Market

    YOUNG entrepreneurs will be taking their first steps into the world of business at Leicester Market this weekend.

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  • 25 May 2017 Resurfacing work due on Melton Road

    A SECTION of Melton Road is due to be resurfaced during the forthcoming school holidays.

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  • 25 May 2017 Riverside Festival celebrates 20th anniversary

    A HUGELY popular free summer festival in the city is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

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  • 25 May 2017 Medieval Magazine Building closes temporarily for repairs

    ONE of Leicester’s best-know medieval landmarks is temporarily closing its doors to the public due to it needing repairs to its parapets.

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  • 22 May 2017 International artists flock to Leicester for celebration of street art

    SOME of the world’s most-acclaimed street artists will be arriving in Leicester today (22 May) to take part in the biggest celebration of outdoor art the city has ever seen.

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  • 19 May 2017 Residents asked for views on proposed new 20mph zone

    PEOPLE living in an area of Northfields and Humberstone are being asked their views over whether they want to see a 20mph and traffic-calming measures introduced in the area.

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  • 19 May 2017 Controlled pavement parking scheme comes into effect

    A NEW pilot scheme to provide parking in a residential street in Rushey Mead has come into effect.

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  • 19 May 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 21st May 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 21 May):

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  • 18 May 2017 Loughborough academic to deliver City Series lecture

    A Loughborough academic is set to present a City Series lecture at Leicester City Hall on Thursday 25 May.

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  • 18 May 2017 Alice in Wonderland comes to museum

    GIANT chess pieces, croquet and top hats will be taking centre stage at Abbey Pumping Station Museum for a special Alice in Wonderland-themed event this month.

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  • 17 May 2017 Fearless Foxes exhibition shortlisted for award, announced tonight

    THE EXHIBITION created by the city council to commemorate Leicester City’s Premier League title success last year could win a prestigious award tonight (Wednesday 17 May).

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  • 17 May 2017 Leicester welcomes trophies ahead of ICC Women’s World Cup

    CRICKET fans in Leicester will be able to get close to two of the game’s best-known trophies later this week, as the city gets ready to host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup.

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  • 16 May 2017 Chance to discuss bereavement at Gilroes

    DYING and bereavement aren’t always easy to discuss, but a Leicester crematorium is giving visitors the chance to talk openly and ask questions about the funeral process this weekend.

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  • 16 May 2017 Visitors from Denmark will view city’s regeneration schemes

    A DANISH delegation will be in the city later this week to find out more about Leicester’s regeneration plans.

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  • 16 May 2017 Schools showcase support for Global Goals

    PUPILS from Leicester schools will be recognised for their work to support worldwide sustainable development goals at a celebration event this week.

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  • 16 May 2017 Road widening and surfacing work due at Keyham Lane West

    ROAD improvements and surfacing works are due to be carried out on part of a busy road.

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  • 15 May 2017 New river barge takes to the waterways

    A NEW barge dedicated to cleaning up the River Soar has been launched.

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  • 15 May 2017 Mass tooth-brushing event kicks off National Smile Month

    A MASS tooth-brushing event will kick off National Smile Month in Leicester and Leicestershire.

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  • 12 May 2017 City to join national celebration of adult learning

    A WEEK of activities aimed at helping adults develop new skills and interests gets underway next week as Leicester joins the national Festival of Learning.

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  • 12 May 2017 Bus stop clearway camera enforcement to begin outside Leicester Station

    ENFORCEMENT cameras are due to be brought into use to tackle illegal parking or stopping outside Leicester Station.

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  • 12 May 2017 Cut-price offer to encourage composting

    RESIDENTS across Leicester and Leicestershire are being urged to get composting as part of International Compost Awareness Week.

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  • 12 May 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 14th May 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 14 May):

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  • 11 May 2017 New Lord Mayor of Leicester to be inaugurated

    LEICESTER’S new Lord Mayor is due to be officially inaugurated in a ceremony at the Town Hall tonight (Thursday, May 11).

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  • 10 May 2017 Morris dancers in Leicester for national Day of Dance

    HUNDREDS of Morris dancers will be in Leicester this weekend for a celebration of traditional dancing.

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  • 9 May 2017 Jewry Wall offers a night at the museum

    LEICESTER’S Jewry Wall Museum will open its doors for an evening of poetry next week, with readings from some of the nation’s favourite poets.

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  • 8 May 2017 Countdown to city’s annual Bioblitz wildlife survey

    VOLUNTEERS can take part in Leicester’s annual wildlife survey this weekend, as Bioblitz returns for its eighth year.

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  • 5 May 2017 Evening closures at Leicester Leys pool next week

    EVENING swimming sessions at Leicester Leys leisure centre will be cancelled on three days next week to allow essential maintenance work to be carried out in the pool’s changing rooms.

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  • 5 May 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 7th May 2017

    New works starting this week (w/c 7 May):

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  • 2 May 2017 Students get involved in repainting railings

    LOCAL college students are helping to spruce up a stretch of railings in the city centre.

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  • 2 May 2017 Event helps school leavers select apprenticeships

    AN EVENT in Leicester next week could help local young people on their way to proper training, paid work and a long-term career.

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