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  • 31 December 2018 Get your skates on for Bollywood-themed session on ice

    LEICESTER’S Christmas ice rink will be welcoming Bollywood fans of all ages on Thursday (3 January), with a specially-themed skating session at 7pm.

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  • 28 December 2018 First customers sign up for greener, cheaper energy

    A NOT-FOR-PROFIT provider that aims to supply some of the cheapest gas and electricity on the market has signed up more than 200 customers since its launch in November.

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  • 21 December 2018 Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    PEOPLE living in Leicester are being reminded of changes to regular waste and recycling collection days over the Christmas and New Year bank period.

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  • 20 December 2018 Work to begin on next phase on London Road improvement scheme

    WORK on the major transformation of Leicester’s London Road will move to two busy junctions when roadworks resume early in the new year.

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  • 20 December 2018 Over £350,000 of Right to Buy cash to support purchase of affordable homes

    PLANS to use over £350,000 of Right to Buy cash to help provide more affordable homes have been announced by Leicester City Council.

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  • 19 December 2018 Pupils appeal to school-run drivers in anti-idling campaign

    PUPILS at a Leicester primary school are calling on drivers to cut air pollution by turning off their engines while stopping on the school run.

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  • 18 December 2018 Homeless services on offer in Leicester

    THE city council is tackling homelessness all year round, but over the winter months its services become even more vital to those in need.

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  • 17 December 2018 New street cleaning machines in operation

    NEW STREET washing machines are now in operation across the city, tackling a range of stubborn cleansing problems including removing chewing gum.

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  • 17 December 2018 Christmas park and ride services over festive period

    EXTENDED Park and Ride services are operating in and out of Leicester over the Christmas period to make it easier than ever to visit the city.

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  • 17 December 2018 Celebration of local art at 29th Open exhibition

    A PANEL of judges has been assessing the paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures and craft that will feature in this year’s Open exhibition in Leicester – and the winners have been announced.

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  • 14 December 2018 Christmas gifts and seasonal cheer at city’s art market

    PEOPLE can pick up a crafty Christmas treat this weekend at the Art at Christmas Fair.

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  • 14 December 2018 Successful bid generates extra £14m for city and county

    Major plans to unlock an extra £14m for public services across Leicester and Leicestershire have been given the thumbs up.

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  • 14 December 2018 Christmas events bring city centre to life

    AS the countdown to Christmas continues, visitors coming into Leicester can experience an enchanting light show as part of the festive wonders on offer.

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  • 14 December 2018 Festive treats in store at city’s theatres this Christmas

    JOURNEY to Vermont for a White Christmas, enjoy swashbuckling fun on Treasure Island and fly away to Neverland for the festive season – all without leaving Leicester city centre.

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  • 14 December 2018 Foxes fans set to turn the ice blue on Thursday

    LEICESTER’S Christmas ice rink will be welcoming Leicester City fans of all ages next Thursday (20 December), with three special football-themed skating sessions.

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  • 13 December 2018 Apply for a school place before January 15 deadline

    PARENTS and carers of children who will be starting full-time school in Leicester in autumn next year are being reminded to apply before the January 15 deadline.

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  • 12 December 2018 Leicester’s pioneering approach to tackling diabetes goes to parliament

    A PIONEERING Leicester project that aims to help local people tackle the threat of diabetes will be showcased at the House of Commons.

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  • 11 December 2018 Government confirms £10m grant for Ashton Green

    A GOVERNMENT grant of £10million is to fund new roads that will help unlock further development at Leicester City Council’s Ashton Green housing site.

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  • 11 December 2018 Ravensbridge Drive junction reopens for Christmas period

    A BUSY junction which has been closed to traffic for six weeks for major improvements has reopened to traffic. The junction of Ravensbridge Drive and the A6 St Margaret’s Way reopened in both directions to traffic today (Tuesday, December 11).

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  • 11 December 2018 Investment to be approved for two Leicester museums

    LEICESTER City Council is due to approve investing a total of more than £2.8million on projects to improve and develop two landmark museum buildings.

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  • 10 December 2018 Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    LEICESTER City Council will be making changes to regular waste and recycling collection days due to the Christmas bank holidays.

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  • 10 December 2018 Water main burst delays Ravensbridge Drive reopening

    A MAJOR water main burst has delayed plans to reopen a busy road junction in Leicester.

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  • 7 December 2018 Ravensbridge Drive junction to reopen over Christmas period

    A BUSY junction which has been closed to traffic for six weeks for major improvements will reopen to traffic next week.

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  • 6 December 2018 Santa gets ready to swap Lapland for Leicester

    SANTA will be swapping Lapland for Leicester this Christmas – and he’s about to move into his cosy new home in the city centre.

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  • 5 December 2018 Council agrees terms to transfer site for Little Theatre’s expansion plans

    A PROJECT to extend the Leicester theatre where a young Richard Attenborough first trod the boards is being backed by Leicester City Council.

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  • 5 December 2018 Season’s Eatings – ‘tis the season to be safe

    AS Christmas presents go, a dose of food poisoning is unlikely to be on anyone’s wish list.

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  • 3 December 2018 Chance to grab a crafty Christmas gift at city’s art market

    ARTISTS and crafters are being invited to take part in a festive art fair later this month.

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  • 3 December 2018 Leicester's Christmas ice rink all set for Thursday's opening

    IT’S taken contractors Icescape three days and 65,000 litres of water to create the thick layers of ice for Leicester’s Christmas ice rink, but the popular city centre attraction is now ready to open to the public.

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