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  • 29 September 2017 Leicester celebrates 30 years of Black History Month

    A WIDE range of events that recognise the contribution made by Leicester’s African and African Caribbean communities to the cultural heritage of the city, gets under way in Leicester today (September 29).

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  • 29 September 2017 Time to apply for a community grant

    COMMUNITY projects to help people overcome mental health problems are getting a helping hand thanks to a new grant funding scheme.

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  • 29 September 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 1st October 2017

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 01 October):

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  • 28 September 2017 Chance to find out more about city's future flood risk plans

    PEOPLE can find out more about proposals to reduce future flood risk to thousands of Leicester homes at a series of public events starting this week.

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  • 28 September 2017 Pencil bollards put stop to dangerous driving

    CHILDREN at a Leicester primary school are hoping that new pencil-shaped bollards will help draw a line under dangerous driver behaviour outside their school.

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  • 27 September 2017 Markets host storytelling workshop

    A STORYTELLING workshop is coming to Leicester Market on Saturday (30), as part of the Everybody’s Reading festival.

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  • 25 September 2017 Noise equipment seized from bar in Braunstone Gate

    OFFICERS from Leicester City Council have seized noise equipment from a Leicester bar after residents complained about very loud music.

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  • 22 September 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 24th September 2017

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 24 September):

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  • 22 September 2017 Leicester gets set for a dazzling Diwali

    LEICESTER’s famous Diwali lights will be lighting up the city’s Golden Mile from Sunday October 8th this year, heralding the start of two weeks of festivities.

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  • 22 September 2017 New scheme gives boost to city's bees and butterflies

    BEES and butterflies will soon be benefiting from new flower-rich areas in Leicester, thanks to a new project that aims to create habitats that will attract and support pollinators in the city.

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  • 21 September 2017 Belgrave Food and Garden Festival comes to hall

    THE finest in local food and drink will take centre stage at this year’s Belgrave Food and Garden Festival.

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  • 20 September 2017 Last chance to view dig finds at Castle Hill Country Park

    THERE’S a final chance to see archaeologists at work in Leicester’s Castle Hill Country Park this weekend, before the four-week community dig comes to an end.

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  • 19 September 2017 Young people’s films aim to help prevent radicalisation

    YOUNG people in Leicester have created a series of films spelling out the difference between ‘radical’ and ‘radicalised’.

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  • 19 September 2017 Programme of talks showcases Splendours of the Subcontinent

    A PROGRAMME of fascinating talks is taking place focusing on a breathtaking exhibition currently on show at Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery.

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  • 15 September 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 17th September 2017

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 17 September):

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  • 15 September 2017 Council begins next steps for new Waterside school

    PLANS for a new school in Leicester’s Waterside area are set to move forward, with a neighbouring school site earmarked for conversion into an early years centre.

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  • 14 September 2017 Launch event for CrowdFundLeicester scheme

    A NEW crowd-funding scheme to boost community-backed ideas and get them off the ground is being launched in Leicester this month.

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  • 13 September 2017 Explore your city on foot this autumn

    FREE group walks around Leicester will help people get out and about this autumn.

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  • 11 September 2017 Exhibitions give information about Local Plan

    PEOPLE will be able to find out more about the new Local Plan covering planning and development in Leicester over the coming 15 years at two events this week.

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  • 11 September 2017 Views sought on ideas to tackle street begging

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being asked for their views on the help provided to those who beg on the city’s streets, and on the potential introduction of new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour associated with begging.

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  • 11 September 2017 Western Park buildings set for new lease of life

    A LOCAL developer and community group could soon be working in partnership to breathe new life into land and empty buildings on a Leicester park.

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  • 11 September 2017 Council moves forward with plans to transform St George’s churchyard

    FINAL plans have been revealed for a major revamp of a 19th century churchyard located at the heart of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter.

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  • 8 September 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 10th September 2017

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 10 September):

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  • 8 September 2017 Have a say on plans to revamp Clock Tower area

    PEOPLE are being invited to give their views on proposals that could see the area around Leicester’s Clock Tower transformed.

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  • 7 September 2017 Parks host Heritage Open Days events

    SPECIAL events will be taking place in Leicester’s parks this weekend as part of a four-day celebration of the city’s history and heritage.

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  • 7 September 2017 Taxi penalty point scheme to be made permanent

    A PENALTY points scheme designed to improve taxi standards in Leicester is set to be made permanent.

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  • 7 September 2017 Council to relax taxi age rules to urge uptake of electric cabs

    A POLICY that restricts the maximum age at which Leicester hackney carriages can be licensed is set to be relaxed to encourage take-up of electric taxis.

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  • 7 September 2017 Time to apply for your child’s primary or secondary school place

    FAMILIES in Leicester who have children due to start primary, junior or secondary school next year can apply for school places from Monday (11 Sept).

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  • 7 September 2017 Homeowner taken to court over breach of planning permission

    A HOMEOWNER who constructed a dormer window that didn’t meet planning regulations has been forced to take it down after the city council took legal action.

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  • 7 September 2017 New figures show tourism is booming in county

    MORE than 33million people visited Leicester and Leicestershire last year, with a million more visitors choosing to spend time in the area in 2016 than in the previous year.

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  • 6 September 2017 MP to visit Leicester’s stop-smoking service

    AN MP with a particular interest in smoking and health will be visiting Leicester’s stop-smoking service this week.

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  • 6 September 2017 Hidden gems open doors for heritage open days

    PEOPLE will have the chance to look around buildings and places that are not normally open to the public this week, as a four-day celebration of Leicester’s history and heritage gets under way.

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  • 5 September 2017 Camera enforcement begins outside station

    CAMERA enforcement of a mandatory bus stop clearway outside Leicester Station has begun.

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  • 4 September 2017 Sustained progress in quality of Leicester’s children’s services, says Ofsted

    CHILDREN’S services in Leicester have improved significantly and are no longer rated inadequate, according to the latest report from Ofsted.

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  • 4 September 2017 Fun of the seaside at Abbey Pumping Station

    ALL the fun of the seaside will be coming to Leicester’s Abbey Pumping Station Museum this weekend.

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  • 1 September 2017 Specialist markets set up shop on new market square

    LEICESTER’S new market square will host two specialist markets on consecutive days next week.

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  • 1 September 2017 Roadworks in Leicester - 3rd September 2017

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 3 September):

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