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  • 21 September 2018 Land deal paves way for new homes and school

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor has today announced a new land deal paving the way for more affordable homes and a new free school in the city.

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  • 21 September 2018 New appeal marks first year of CrowdFund Leicester

    A CROWD-funding initiative to help get community-backed ideas off the ground in Leicester is marking its first birthday with a new campaign.

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  • 19 September 2018 Trio of schools awarded Green Flags

    CHILDREN at three Leicester primary schools are celebrating their success in an internationally-recognised environmental award scheme.

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  • 18 September 2018 £400k to be invested in local repairs and community improvements

    A £400,000 PROGRAMME of neighbourhood improvement works has been approved as part of the next of Leicester City Council’s local environmental works.

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  • 18 September 2018 Work due to begin on improving two major city junctions

    TWO major city junctions are to be improved as part of a £5 million traffic scheme beginning next month.

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  • 18 September 2018 Work starts on improved walkway to Leicester Market

    A SCHEME that will replace the dingy alleyway between Horsefair Street and Leicester Market with a welcoming new walkway gets under way tomorrow (Wednesday).

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  • 17 September 2018 ‘Raucous Races’ event celebrates park’s Victorian past

    PEOPLE can step back in time at a Victorian-themed family fun day on Victoria Park this weekend.

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  • 13 September 2018 Free zumba classes move to Friday lunchtimes

    LEICESTER Market’s free Friday zumba classes are moving to lunchtimes so that more people can join in.

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  • 12 September 2018 Second weekend of Heritage Open Day events

    HISTORIC sites and buildings across the city are opening their doors to visitors for the second weekend of Heritage Open Days.

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  • 12 September 2018 Retailers pass under-age knife sales test

    A POLICE-LED operation to test whether retailers in Leicester would sell knives to under-age customers has had encouraging results, with all the businesses tested refusing to sell a knife to the young volunteers.

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  • 12 September 2018 Resurfacing work to take place at busy junction

    PART of a busy road junction is due to be closed to traffic this weekend to allow for resurfacing work to take place.

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  • 12 September 2018 Council unveils ‘joined-up’ approach to lifestyle services

    THE city council is reorganising the services it provides for people who need help to quit smoking, eat more healthily or increase their physical activity.

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  • 12 September 2018 Work on Vaughan Way supercrossing nears completion

    WORK on a new ‘supercrossing’ spanning Vaughan Way to connect the city centre to the new multimillion pound Waterside developments is nearing completion.

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  • 12 September 2018 Traffic disruption on Anstey Lane for Severn Trent Water mains works

    DRIVERS are being warned of traffic disruption ahead of essential works by Severn Trent Water on Anstey Lane.

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  • 11 September 2018 Record numbers of youngsters fed at city's summer holiday clubs

    OVER 30,000 free lunches were given to children in Leicester this summer as part of a scheme to help beat holiday hunger.

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  • 11 September 2018 Essential repairs planned to Turret Gateway

    THE cobbled street under a historical city landmark will be closed temporarily next week, to make way for essential repairs.

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  • 11 September 2018 Coffee morning to raise funds for Laura Centre

    LEICESTER’S Lady Mayoress is inviting people to join her at the Town Hall on Saturday (15 September) for a coffee morning that will help raise funds for the Lord Mayor’s Appeal.

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  • 5 September 2018 Centre marks Recovery Week with open day

    LEICESTER’S drug and alcohol recovery centre is holding an open day to help mark Recovery Week.

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  • 5 September 2018 City to host England Fanzone for Three Lions' visit

    LEICESTER is set for a football fiesta on and off the pitch next week when the city hosts England v Switzerland at the King Power stadium.

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  • 5 September 2018 Two weekends of events shining spotlight on city’s heritage

    DOZENS of historic sites across Leicester will be opening their doors to the public over the next two weekends for a programme of Heritage Open Days.

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