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  • 18 April 2019 Leicester young people nominated for prestigious awards

    TWO young people from Leicester’s Young People’s Council have been nominated for Lord Lieutenants’ Awards.

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  • 17 April 2019 Traders bring fresh tastes to Corn Exchange square

    FOUR specialist food stalls will be trading outside Leicester’s Corn Exchange on Saturday (20 April), giving shoppers some fresh ideas for their weekend dining.

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  • 16 April 2019 Get ready to turn wildlife detective for the City Nature Challenge

    LEICESTER’S annual wildlife survey returns for its tenth year this month, and it’s set to be bigger than ever.

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  • 15 April 2019 No changes to city waste collections this Easter

    ALL recycling and waste collections in Leicester take place on the normal collection day over the forthcoming Easter holiday.

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  • 15 April 2019 Activities in Leicester this Easter

    THERE’S lots going on in Leicester this Easter, with lots of low-cost activities taking place in the city’s libraries, museums, leisure centres and open spaces.

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  • 15 April 2019 Moon talk marks World Book Night at Central Library

    SURVIVAL on the moon and the science of space travel are the themes for a special event marking World Book Night next week.

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  • 12 April 2019 Saddle up for the Easter Bike Jam

    CYCLISTS of all ages and abilities are being invited to take part in a celebration of pedal power, as Bike Jam returns to Ellesmere College next week.

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  • 12 April 2019 New funding will help young children improve communication skills

    A SUCCESSFUL bid for nearly £800,000 of Government cash means young children in Leicester will get more support to improve their speech, language and communication skills.

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  • 10 April 2019 Free Easter fun at Leicester libraries

    LEICESTER’S libraries are hosting some free activities for children during the Easter break.

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  • 9 April 2019 Chance to watch Quadrophenia at New Walk Museum

    A CLASSIC British film will be shown at Leicester’s New Walk Museum this weekend to mark the launch of an exhibition that tells the story of the city’s 1960s Mod scene.

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  • 9 April 2019 Work completed on 1,000th city street to be covered by 20 mph zone

    WORK has been completed on a traffic scheme which includes the 1,000th city street to be covered by a 20mph zone.

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  • 8 April 2019 Family activities in Leicester this Easter

    THERE’S lots going on in Leicester this April to keep kids of all ages busy during the Easter break.

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  • 8 April 2019 Heroes of early years' dental care to be recognised

    THE HEALTH professionals and volunteers who have helped reduce levels of dental decay in five-year-olds are to be recognised in a new awards scheme.

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  • 5 April 2019 Motorists reminded about overnight closures on London Road

    MOTORISTS are being reminded about a series of overnight closures that will be taking place on stretches of Leicester’s busy London Road next week.

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  • 4 April 2019 Family fun marks festival of St George

    ENGLAND’S patron saint will be celebrated in Leicester later this month as the city’s annual St George’s Festival gets under way.

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  • 2 April 2019 Belgrave Hall and Gardens open for summer season

    VISITORS can enjoy the first tastes of spring in the air at the Belgrave Hall’s picturesque and historic walled gardens from this week.

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  • 1 April 2019 Volunteers help to spruce up Narborough Road

    VOLUNTEERS joined a litter pick organised by the city council to help spruce up one of Leicester’s busiest streets.

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  • 1 April 2019 Housing apprentices head to Malta to share their expertise

    APPRENTICES in the city council’s housing department are heading to Malta to encourage others to take up apprenticeships.

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  • 29 March 2019 Views sought on city’s health and wellbeing strategy

    LEICESTER people are being invited to share their views on a health and wellbeing strategy for the city.

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  • 28 March 2019 Artists chance to get involved in Riverside Festival

    ORGANISERS of Leicester’s biggest free family festival are calling on local artists to get involved in displaying and selling their work.

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  • 25 March 2019 Overnight closures ahead as £3.9m London Road scheme progresses

    MOTORISTS are being warned about a series of overnight closures that will be taking place on stretches of Leicester’s busy London Road next month.

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  • 25 March 2019 Work starts on upgrading Newarke Street car park

    WORK starts this week on improvements designed to make Newarke Street car park safer and easier for motorists to use.

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  • 21 March 2019 Plans announced for multi-million pound housing schemes for vulnerable people

    PLANS for a major multi-million pound scheme to build more than 150 homes for vulnerable and older people in the city have been given the go-ahead.

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  • 21 March 2019 Leicester to join the big Earth Hour switch-off

    THE LIGHTS at Leicester’s Town Hall will go off for an hour next weekend as the city joins a worldwide event to highlight climate change.

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  • 21 March 2019 City council-owned housing company’s first homes get go ahead

    PLANNING permission has been granted for the first council homes to be built by a new city council-owned housing company.

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  • 21 March 2019 New grant scheme to help celebrate Church Gate’s built heritage

    PROPERTY owners in Leicester’s Church Gate could get help to restore historic shopfronts as part of a new partnership scheme.

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  • 21 March 2019 Reminder of next phase of Ravensbridge Drive works

    DRIVERS are being reminded of a road closure affecting a busy junction this weekend in the next phase of a major improvement scheme.

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  • 21 March 2019 Crowdfunding success for kayak launch appeal

    AN AMBITIOUS appeal to raise nearly £33,000 for a new kayak launch at the Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre (LOPC) has reached its target.

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  • 20 March 2019 Air pollution in Leicester at lowest ever recorded levels

    AIR pollution in Leicester is at its lowest ever recorded levels, according to the latest figures released by the city council.

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  • 20 March 2019 Survey shows people value their neighbourhood services

    NEIGHBOURHOOD services in the city are delivering a high satisfaction rate among people who use them, according to the results of a recent survey.

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  • 20 March 2019 City council to work with sponsor Santander on new bike share scheme

    LEICESTER City Council is set to team up with Santander to bring a new bike hire scheme to the city.

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  • 19 March 2019 Pilot project helps council cut its carbon emissions

    A THREE-year project to raise awareness of energy consumption in public buildings in Leicester has helped cut carbon emissions and save cash.

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  • 19 March 2019 Proposals set out for new workspace at Pioneer Park

    PROPOSALS for a development that would provide much-needed commercial workspace at Leicester’s Pioneer Park have been outlined by the city council.

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  • 19 March 2019 Crowdfunding boost for city project tackling violent crime

    A PROJECT tackling knife crime in Leicester’s communities has been awarded funding both from Leicester’s City Mayor and the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

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  • 18 March 2019 Help for businesses to become more sustainable

    BUSINESSES in Leicester are being offered help to become more sustainable.

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  • 18 March 2019 Overnight repairs to be carried out on Soar Valley Way

    ONE of the busiest sections of Leicester’s outer ring road is to undergo a series of overnight essential repairs this week.

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  • 18 March 2019 Greyfriars Open Streets celebrates city’s people-friendly spaces

    A SERIES of free events celebrating some of Leicester’s most attractive and historic streets will be launched next month (Apr).

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  • 18 March 2019 City children join the Great Big School Clean

    MORE than 2,000 young people from 35 Leicester schools will be taking part in a month-long litter-picking campaign that gets under way on Friday (22 March).

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  • 14 March 2019 City receives nearly £8m for transport schemes

    LEICESTER has been awarded nearly £8m of Department for Transport funding for a range of city transport schemes.

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  • 14 March 2019 Council’s annual pay policy shows gender parity in salaries

    AVERAGE pay for male and female staff at Leicester City Council is now the same a new report has found.

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  • 14 March 2019 York Road set for £1.4m revamp

    PLANS have been announced to invest £1.4milllion in a major revamp of a city centre street.

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  • 13 March 2019 City council recruits five more homeless prevention workers

    THE city council has appointed five more homeless prevention officers to join its existing team of 13, to meet the increased demand on its services.

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  • 13 March 2019 Refurbishment of city's children's homes well under way

    A MAJOR programme of works to upgrade Leicester’s five residential children’s homes is well under way.

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  • 13 March 2019 Council’s £500k investment to transform disused nursery into adult learning hub

    A DISUSED former nursery building in Beaumont Leys is being transformed into a new adult learning hub thanks to a £500,000 investment by Leicester City Council.

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  • 12 March 2019 More than 1,000 people get jobs with the help of Leicester to Work

    A KEY city council initiative has helped more than 1,000 people into employment and more than 695 people into apprenticeships over the past two years.

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  • 12 March 2019 Businesses helped to benefit from city’s construction boom

    WITH almost 9,000 new construction jobs expected to be created in the East Midlands by 2022, businesses in the city and county are being invited to find out how they can make the most of major regeneration works taking place across Leicester.

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  • 11 March 2019 Public asked their views on selective licensing for private landlords

    PEOPLE are being asked their views on proposals to introduce a scheme to licence landlords who rent properties.

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  • 11 March 2019 First line ups announced for De Montfort Hall’s outdoor concerts this summer

    The first acts have been announced for De Montfort Hall’s outdoor concerts this summer.

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  • 11 March 2019 Event celebrates adult learners’ successes

    AN event celebrating the successes of adult learners in the city, as well as launching the latest plans to develop the service further over the next five years, is taking place this week.

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  • 11 March 2019 Investment in pavement improvements across the city

    PAVEMENTS on streets in five city communities are being treated and sealed as part of improvement works starting this week.

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  • 8 March 2019 Leicester to be transformed into a giant game this spring

    PARTS of Leicester will be transformed into a giant game this spring, as thousands of residents try to walk, run or cycle further than their rivals.

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