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  • 29 November 2017 Development partner agreed for next phase of Ashton Green

    A HOUSING developer has been selected to work on the next phase of building at a landmark regeneration site in the north of Leicester.

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  • 29 November 2017 Sunday park and ride services start this weekend

    LEICESTER’S Park and Ride services will be running on every Sunday in December, making it easier for people to enjoy everything the city centre has to offer this Christmas.

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  • 29 November 2017 City Mayor to speak as part of lecture series at De Montfort University

    AN event exploring the built environment and public health has added Leicester Mayor Peter Soulsby to its list of speakers. 

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  • 29 November 2017 Christmas events in Leicester this weekend

    CHRISTMAS arrives at two city council museums this weekend, with special events taking place at both the Guildhall and the Abbey Pumping Station.

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  • 28 November 2017 Invitation to learn about Lutyens

    THE ARCHITECT who designed Leicester’s stunning Arch of Remembrance will be celebrated in a free lecture at New Walk Museum this week.

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  • 28 November 2017 Lasting tribute to Leicester war hero to be unveiled in city

    A WORLD WAR I hero who received the Victoria Cross will be honoured at a commemorative ceremony in the city later this week.

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  • 27 November 2017 Views sought on plans to bring schools together in new Waterside primary

    A consultation has been launched on plans to bring together two city primary schools and transfer teaching to a new larger site in Leicester’s Waterside area.

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  • 27 November 2017 City’s carbon emissions fall again

    LEICESTER is on track to smash its targets for long-term carbon reductions after continuing to cut its annual emissions.

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  • 27 November 2017 Council to buy building to make space for street revamp

    PLANS to acquire two properties in Leicester’s Horsefair Street have been announced by the city council.

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  • 24 November 2017 Extra park and ride services throughout December

    LEICESTER’S Park and Ride services will be running on every Sunday in December, making it easier for people to enjoy everything the city centre has to offer this Christmas.

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

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 26 November):

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  • 24 November 2017 New look for entrance to Haymarket Theatre

    A BRAND new entrance will be welcoming visitors to the old Haymarket Theatre when the building reopens to the public next year.

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  • 23 November 2017 Discover Christmas gift ideas at Visit Leicester

    IT’S not too late to pick up a decoration that will give your tree a uniquely Leicester look this Christmas – but the elegant glass baubles featuring the city’s skyline are selling fast.

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  • 22 November 2017 Plan your travel into Leicester for the big switch-on

    THE COUNTDOWN to Christmas begins tomorrow (Thursday 23 November) with the switch-on of Leicester’s glittering Christmas lights – and there are some great travel offers for those heading to the city centre to enjoy the event.

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  • 22 November 2017 Trader jailed after £80,000 fraud

    A FRAUDULENT trader who cheated companies out of tens of thousands of pounds for non-existent promotional goods has been jailed for 40 months.

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  • 21 November 2017 Council backs Living Wage increase

    HUNDREDS of the lowest-paid staff employed by Leicester City Council are set to get a pay rise in line with an increase in the real Living Wage.

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  • 21 November 2017 Poster campaign to highlight issue of domestic violence

    A HIGH-PROFILE campaign has been launched to reach more people who are affected by domestic and sexual violence and abuse.

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  • 21 November 2017 Leicester gets ready to light up for Christmas on 23rd November 2018

    THE COUNTDOWN to Christmas begins this week, with the switch-on of Leicester’s glittering Christmas lights.

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  • 20 November 2017 Search is on to find heroes of sport and physical activity

    NOMINATIONS are being sought from the local community for the 2017 Sports and Physical Activity Awards.

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  • 17 November 2017 Preparation works to begin at new Vaughan Way super-crossing site

    PREPARATION work is due to begin on roads and pavements at the site of the planned new super-crossing on Vaughan Way.

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  • 17 November 2017 Next £700k phase of citywide parking improvement plan announced

    PLANS for more investment in improving city centre car parks and addressing dangerous and inconsiderate parking across Leicester have been announced.

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

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 19 November):

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  • 16 November 2017 Horse chestnut tree lights up for Christmas

    A LEICESTER street tree will be lit up for Christmas this year, thanks to a £5,000 donation by a local developer.

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  • 15 November 2017 Low carbon lecture takes place in city

    INTERNATIONALLY-renowned names in climate change science will be among the guest speakers engaging with visitors at Leicester’s fifth annual Low Carbon Lecture next week. 

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  • 15 November 2017 Next step for Pioneer Park development

    WORK that will pave the way for the development of a space park at Leicester’s Pioneer Park could get under way in spring next year.

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  • 15 November 2017 Two weeks left to give views in Local Plan consultation

    PEOPLE have two more weeks 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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  • 15 November 2017 Call to Government to act on homelessness crisis as city proposes five-year plan

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor is calling on the government to take drastic action to solve the national housing crisis, as the council launches consultation on a new five-year plan to tackle homelessness in the city.

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  • 14 November 2017 Traffic advice as Nagar Kirtan Sikh parade takes to city’s streets

    MOTORISTS coming into the city next weekend are being advised of possible traffic disruption caused by a religious procession. 

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  • 14 November 2017 Special outdoor performance for Story of Parks play

    A PLAY inspired by the work of Sir Edwin Lutyens is set to be performed at the Leicester Arch of Remembrance that he designed.

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  • 14 November 2017 Archbishop of Canterbury welcomed at Guildhall

    THE Archbishop of Canterbury has been welcomed at one of Leicester’s oldest medieval buildings at the start of a visit to the city this week.

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  • 13 November 2017 Event marks World Diabetes Day

    VISTORS to the city centre will be able to find out more about diabetes tomorrow at an event being held to mark World Diabetes Day (14 Nov).

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  • 13 November 2017 Volunteers get to work to mark Inter Faith Week

    VOLUNTEERS from Leicester City Council will be mucking in to transform a city centre courtyard this week.

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  • 13 November 2017 School invites parents to road safety information day

    A LEICESTER primary school is inviting parents back to the classroom to find out how to keep their children safe on the way to and from school.

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  • 13 November 2017 Council to commit £2.9m to improve city centre link to Waterside

    LEICESTER City Council is set to invest almost £3milllion in a major highway improvement scheme that will play a key role in the Waterside regeneration plans.

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  • 13 November 2017 Walk celebrates city's diversity

    ORGANISERS of a walk that will take in six places of worship in Leicester are inviting people to join them on the two-mile route.

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

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 12 November):

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  • 10 November 2017 Protect yourself against flu this winter

    PEOPLE are being urged to protect themselves against flu this winter.

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  • 8 November 2017 New 20mph zone to be introduced in Eyres Monsell

    The latest in a series of citywide 20mph zones in residential areas is due to be introduced in Eyres Monsell.

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  • 8 November 2017 Landlord Forum to take place at City Hall (17th November 2017)

    LANDLORDS and letting agents will be able to find out more about Universal Credit at an event next week.

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  • 7 November 2017 Gritters take to city's roads ahead of black ice

    GRITTING teams are due to take to the city’s roads tonight ahead of sub-zero temperatures and black ice which are due to affect the area. 

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  • 7 November 2017 City Mayor outlines priorities for next capital programme

    IMPROVING neighbourhoods, creating more school places and boosting the local economy are among the top spending priorities being put forward for Leicester City Council's next capital programme.

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  • 7 November 2017 New 20mph zone and traffic calming for Evington Village

    RESIDENTS in Evington Village are due to get a new 20mph zone and traffic calming measures installed in the area.

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  • 7 November 2017 Take a spin on the Wheel of Light this winter

    LEICESTER’S spectacular Wheel of Light will be back in Jubilee Square this week as the countdown to Christmas gets closer.

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  • 6 November 2017 Thousands set to attend annual Remembrance service

    THOUSANDS of people will attend Leicester’s annual Remembrance service to pay their respects to the nation’s fallen servicemen and women.

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  • 6 November 2017 Snow and ice guaranteed in Leicester this Christmas

    PUT on your parka and grab your gloves because there’s going to be snow and ice in Leicester this Christmas – guaranteed.

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

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 5 November):

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  • 2 November 2017 Advance tickets still available for Abbey Park Bonfire Night

    TIME is running out for people wanting to save money by buying advance tickets to Leicester’s biggest and best Bonfire Night celebrations this weekend.

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  • 1 November 2017 Leicester performs strongly in Progress 8 educational measure

    LEICESTER is in the top half of all local authorities for its Progress 8 measure, according to new figures.

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  • 1 November 2017 Awards for horticultural volunteers

    HORTICULTURAL volunteers who have helped their neighbourhoods to blossom have won range of awards for their efforts.

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  • 11 January 2017 New funding earmarked for local environmental works

    A PACKAGE of improvements to pavements and roads in neighbourhoods across Leicester has been approved by the city council.

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