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  • 31 January 2018 Story of Sylvia Pankhurst at Guildhall

    THE story of Sylvia Pankhurst – artist and campaigner of votes for women – will be told against a backdrop of slides of her paintings at Leicester’s Guildlhall this Saturday (3 February).

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  • 31 January 2018 Changes to parking permit rules and charges announced

    CHANGES to some rules and charges relating to residents’ parking zones in Leicester have been announced by the city council.

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  • 31 January 2018 Candidates wanted for Young People’s Council

    YOUNG people who want to have their say on local issues are being invited to stand for election to the city’s Young People’s Council (YPC).

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  • 31 January 2018 New 20mph zone in streets around Marriott Primary School

    A NEW 20mph zone is to be brought in on residential streets around a city school.

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  • 31 January 2018 Work starts on city secondary school’s expansion

    WORK is set to begin on a major expansion to a city secondary school.Fullhurst Community College, in Imperial Avenue, Braunstone, will expand into the vacant site formerly occupied by Ellesmere College.

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  • 31 January 2018 Nest-based webcam gives bird’s eye view of Leicester peregrines

    PEOPLE can follow the daily lives of a pair of wild peregrine falcons in Leicester city centre thanks to a new nest box webcam.

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  • 29 January 2018 First CrowdFundLeicester appeal hits its target

    A NEW crowd funding platform to support local community projects in Leicester has seen its first appeal hit its target.

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  • 29 January 2018 New director of children's services

    LEICESTER City Council has appointed Gerard Jones, currently deputy director of safeguarding and early help with Central Bedfordshire Council, as its new director of children’s services.

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  • 29 January 2018 Steam toys in spotlight at museum

    STEAM toys of all shapes and sizes will be taking centre stage at a popular annual event at Leicester’s Abbey Pumping Station.

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  • 26 January 2018 Suffragette families come together for Alice Hawkins statue unveiling

    THE GREAT-granddaughter of the suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst will meet up with members of Alice Hawkins’ family next week for the unveiling of a statue that will honour the woman who led the suffrage movement in Leicester.

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  • 26 January 2018 Roadworks in Leicester - 28th January 2018

    Details of this week's roadworks in Leicester.

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  • 25 January 2018 City backs national ‘Time to Talk Day’ campaign

    AN event to encourage people to talk openly about mental health will be held in Leicester next week as part of a national campaign.

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  • 24 January 2018 Consultation launched on major new 20mph zone in city community

    PEOPLE living in Eyres Monsell are being asked their views in a major consultation about an extensive new 20mph zone in the area.

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  • 23 January 2018 Big Garden Bird Watch at city park

    PEOPLE are being to take part in a national bird watch event at a city park this weekend.

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  • 19 January 2018 New 20mph zone to be funded by housing developer

    A NEW 20mph zone is to be brought in on residential streets around a city school.

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  • 19 January 2018 Council makes CPO to acquire land for bus improvement scheme

    LEICESTER City Council will use compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers to progress its plans for a new link road that would improve bus reliability and journey times out of the city centre.

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  • 19 January 2018 Roadworks in Leicester - 21st January 2018

    Details of this week's roadworks in Leicester

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  • 18 January 2018 Heroes of grassroots sport collect their awards at council ceremony

    LOCAL heroes of grassroots sport in the city have been recognised for their achievements at the city council’s Sports and Physical Activity Awards.

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  • 18 January 2018 New opportunities on offer in award-winning volunteer scheme

    A RANGE of volunteering opportunities to help improve local parks, riverbanks and nature reserves are available to anyone wanting to turn over a new leaf for the New Year.

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  • 18 January 2018 Leicester young people share their views with world leaders

    YOUNG people from Leicester have been telling world leaders about the issues they want to see addressed at a forthcoming international meeting.

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  • 17 January 2018 Time to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day

    THE MILLIONS of people killed in the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur will be remembered in Leicester next week.

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  • 17 January 2018 Praise for council’s Women in Construction scheme

    LEICESTER City Council has been singled out for praise at a House of Commons reception, for helping to get women into construction and craft trade jobs.

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  • 16 January 2018 Date announced for Alice Hawkins statue unveiling

    A BRONZE statue of the shoe factory machinist who fought for women’s right to vote is to be unveiled in Leicester’s new market square next month.

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  • 12 January 2018 Charter Street Bridge officially opens

    A BRAND new footbridge connecting Abbey Park to Belgrave Road has been officially opened.

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  • 12 January 2018 Roadworks in Leicester - 14th January 2018

    This week's roadworks in Leicester.

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  • 11 January 2018 Apply for school place before 15 Jan deadline

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

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  • 11 January 2018 Have your say on how city and county will grow

    PEOPLE are being asked to have their say on a plan setting out how Leicester and Leicestershire will grow in the future.

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  • 8 January 2018 Ice rink will be back next Christmas says City Mayor

    LEICESTER’S ice rink closes at 8pm tonight (Monday 8 January) – but the good news is that it will be back in Jubilee Square next Christmas.

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  • 5 January 2018 Roadworks in Leicester - 7th January 2018

    Roadworks starting w-c 7 January 2018

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  • 5 January 2018 Reminder for motorists over traffic disruption on Vaughan Way

    MOTORISTS are being reminded to expect traffic disruption at Vaughan Way and Great Central Street from next week as two major redevelopment projects get underway.

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  • 4 January 2018 Last chance to get your skates on in Leicester

    LEICESTER’S Christmas ice rink will close at 8pm on Monday (8 January) – which means that time is running out for anyone who still wants to have a spin on the ice.

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  • 4 January 2018 Council to invest in future of sports services

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor says he is committed to keeping all of the city council’s sports and leisure centres open, as he prepares to approve proposals that will see £1.8m invested in them.

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  • 4 January 2018 Roadworks to begin at bridge as part of flood risk management scheme

    MAJOR flood risk work at Leicester’s Loughborough Road Bridge is set to close the inbound lane to traffic for up to eight months.

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