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  • 30 July 2018 Road improvements taking place on two city routes

    TWO busy city routes will be affected by roadworks over the coming week.

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  • 27 July 2018 Portrait of King to go on show in city of his resting place

    AN ICONIC portrait of King Richard III will go on display at Leicester’s New Walk Museum next summer, thanks to a new initiative by the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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  • 27 July 2018 Resurfacing work to close part of A47

    A SCHEME to resurface a section of the A47 in Leicester will take place from this weekend.

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  • 27 July 2018 Heritage Sundays return

    Heritage Sundays return to Leicester this weekend - your chance to have a look around some of our city's best-loved, oldest and most beautiful buildings.

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  • 26 July 2018 Summer cooking events to begin at Leicester Market

    THE aromas of outdoor summertime cooking will be filling Leicester Market from next month as part of a series of culinary events.

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  • 26 July 2018 Castle Classic heralds weekend of cycling in Leicester

    Join us on 12-13 August for a thrilling weekend of cycling in Leicester

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  • 26 July 2018 Latest 20mph scheme works being installed over summer holidays

    TRAFFIC-calming measures are being installed at a number of sites across the city as part of the latest series of 20mph zones in residential areas and near schools.

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  • 25 July 2018 Time to play in Town Hall Square

    YOUNG visitors to the city centre can celebrate National Playday next week by taking part in a day of free – and fun – activities.

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  • 25 July 2018 Neighbourhood centre transferred to local community group

    A NEIGHBOURHOOD centre in Northfields is to be leased to a local group for it to run. Northfields Neighbourhood Centre will now be run by the Islah Trust, which will ensure the building continues to be open for public use.

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  • 24 July 2018 Revamped King Street is ‘another jewel in city’s crown’

    A MAJOR transformation of a popular city centre street has been given a finish fit for a king following a £1million refurbishment.

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  • 24 July 2018 Record numbers turn out to feel the force at New Walk Museum

    A STUNNING exhibition at Leicester’s New Walk Museum that showcases one of the UK’s finest collections of original Star Wars toys has attracted more visitors in its opening weekend than the hugely popular Fearless Foxes exhibition in 2016.

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  • 23 July 2018 History brought to life at cemetery pageant

    OVER a century of local history will be brought to life at a special pageant at Leicester’s Welford Road Cemetery this weekend.

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  • 23 July 2018 New park mural celebrates bug life

    A COLOURFUL mural inspired by bugs, butterflies and bees is now welcoming visitors to Leicester’s Abbey Park.

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  • 18 July 2018 Feel the Force at New Walk Museum this summer

    A STUNNING new exhibition showcasing one of the UK’s finest and most complete collections of original Star Wars toys and film posters opens at Leicester's New Walk Museum and Art Gallery this weekend.

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  • 18 July 2018 CrowdFund campaign helps secure future for historic city bank building

    A CAMPAIGN to raise money for essential repairs to a historic Leicester bank building has reached its target thanks to the city council’s crowd fund initiative.

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  • 17 July 2018 Children's holiday clubs offer food and fun

    CHILDREN in Leicester are being invited to join in holiday clubs where they can enjoy good food as well as range of activities, all free of charge.

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  • 17 July 2018 Community gardening event set to get Old Town buzzing

    A COMMUNITY gardening event will take place in Leicester’s Old Town area this week.

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  • 13 July 2018 Awards for members of the Big Mouth Forum

    MEMBERS of a disabled participation group have received awards at a special celebration event.

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  • 13 July 2018 Sam Says campaign boosted by council backing

    LEICESTER City Council is giving its backing to a road safety campaign launched by the family of a cyclist killed outside Leicester railway station.

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  • 13 July 2018 Kids can swim for a quid this summer

    CHILDREN age six to 16 are being given the chance to splash down for £1 at six city council pools during the school summer holidays.

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  • 12 July 2018 Ellis Meadows thriving as new home for nature

    A NATURE park created on the banks of the River Soar has been recognised for its role in nature conservation in a national awards scheme.

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  • 12 July 2018 City council lobbies Government over alcohol pricing

    LEICESTER’s major public sector organisations are calling on the Government to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol in England.

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  • 12 July 2018 Loughborough Road Bridge closes to traffic from this weekend

    DRIVERS are being reminded that a major road bridge in Leicester will close to traffic from this weekend as vital flood risk work nears completion.

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  • 12 July 2018 City Festival 2018

    City Festival celebrates everything we love about Leicester, right in the heart of the city. This year's event ran from 18 to 27 August.

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  • 11 July 2018 Catch the Gingerbread Man at Leicester libraries this summer

    A SWEET theatrical treat is on offer for city families next week (w/c 16 Jul), as a performance of The Gingerbread Man tours local libraries.

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  • 11 July 2018 Safety improvement works get underway at Spencefield Lane

    WORK has begun on improving safety on a busy stretch of road outside two major city schools.

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  • 10 July 2018 Festival season gets under way with city centre youth event

    LIVE music, games and a World Cup-inspired penalty shoot-out will form part of a city centre Youth Festival this weekend.

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  • 10 July 2018 Festival of Chariots takes to city centre this weekend

    A HUGE decorated chariot will make its way through the city centre this weekend as part of colourful celebrations of the Hare Krishna festival of Rathayatra.

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  • 9 July 2018 Brahmpreet to speak at Strong Cities Summit in Melbourne

    A YOUNG person from Leicester who has been involved in projects to tackle extremism has been invited to Australia to talk about her experiences.

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  • 9 July 2018 Exhibition marks 50 years since Leicester’s worst floods

    AN exhibition marking 50 years since severe floods struck Leicester will be held at Newarke Houses Museum this weekend.

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  • 6 July 2018 Filbert Fox backs 1,000 Tweaks campaign to promote healthy lifestyles for children

    LEICESTER City’s much-loved mascot Filbert Fox is backing a new city council campaign that promotes healthy lifestyles for children.

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  • 6 July 2018 Lots of family fun on offer in city this summer

    FAMILIES can find out about hundreds of fun things to do in Leicester throughout the school holidays with the help of the city council’s new summer fun activities guide.

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  • 6 July 2018 Local voluntary groups invited to talk to city council

    LEICESTER City Council is starting a dialogue with local voluntary and community sector (VCS) groups and organisations, exploring ways to strengthen their relationship.

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  • 5 July 2018 Schoolchildren show off their cycling skills with mass schools’ bike ride

    AROUND 350 schoolchildren from 11 schools will take part in a mass ride into the city tomorrow.

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  • 5 July 2018 New dementia-friendly garden opens at Abbey Pumping Station Museum

    A NEW garden designed as a quiet outdoor space for people living with dementia is being officially opened in the grounds of Abbey Pumping Station Museum.

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  • 5 July 2018 Race for Life Half Marathon to take to city’s streets this weekend

    THOUSANDS of runners will be taking to Leicester’s streets this Sunday (July 8) for the first ever Race for Life Half Marathon race.

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  • 4 July 2018 Little Theatre reaches first target in expansion plans

    A PROJECT to extend the Leicester theatre at which a young Richard Attenborough made his stage debut has reached its first crowdfunding target.

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  • 4 July 2018 Take an ‘Adventure in Time’ at Jewry Wall

    TWO family-friendly events are due to take place at Leicester’s Jewry Wall this summer.

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  • 3 July 2018 Over £1m investment in road repairs planned for summer holidays

    OVER a million pounds is being invested in road repairs across Leicester this summer.

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  • 3 July 2018 Loughborough Road Bridge to close for flood risk work

    A MAJOR road bridge in Leicester will close to traffic for up to eight weeks this summer as vital flood risk work nears completion.

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