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  • 22 August 2019 11:07 AM Don’t miss out on Healthy Start vouchers

    FAMILIES on a low income are being urged not to miss out on weekly Healthy Start vouchers that can be spent on fruit, vegetables and milk.

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  • 22 August 2019 10:24 AM Prepare for road closures as Let’s Ride Leicester rolls into city

    CITY centre streets will be closed to traffic and opened up for people to enjoy at the weekend, as HSBC UK Let’s Ride Leicester rolls into the city.

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  • 22 August 2019 10:11 AM Junction to be closed in major stage of Ravensbridge Drive works

    DRIVERS are being reminded of forthcoming overnight closures of a busy road junction as part of a major improvement scheme.

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  • 21 August 2019 02:24 PM City museum is second most visited free attraction in East Midlands

    LEICESTER’S flagship museum was the second most visited free attraction in the East Midlands last year, according to a survey carried out by Visit England.

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  • 21 August 2019 12:27 PM Open Streets teams up with Let’s Ride Leicester for summer fun

    OPEN Streets and Let’s Ride Leicester are joining forces to offer visitors to the city centre an array of free, family-friendly activities this weekend.

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  • 21 August 2019 10:18 AM Plans take shape for Leicester's Christmas ice rink

    LEICESTER’S real ice rink will be back for Christmas 2019 – and this year there’ll be a brand new feature for skaters to enjoy.

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  • 20 August 2019 03:52 PM New programme of heritage panels approved

    THE latest phase of heritage interpretation panels telling the story of Leicester’s fascinating history have been given the go ahead.

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  • 20 August 2019 01:05 PM Space-themed fun for all the family on Victoria Park

    THE COUNTDOWN is under way to a day of space-themed fun in Leicester’s Victoria Park tomorrow (Wednesday).

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  • 19 August 2019 05:35 PM Ride Leicester festival brings two weeks of two-wheeled fun

    LEICESTER’s two-week festival of two-wheeled fun is getting under way with races, guided rides, talks and tours.

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  • 19 August 2019 02:25 PM Award for shopfront improvement scheme

    A SCHEME that has helped to revamp shopfronts in the city has won an award from the Federation of Small Businesses.

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  • 19 August 2019 12:04 PM Join in fun reading-themed activities at Curve tomorrow

    POP into Curve tomorrow (Tuesday 20 August) for some free family fun with an intergalactic theme.

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  • 19 August 2019 11:59 AM Man jailed over sale of fraudulent vehicle service stamps

    A MAN who illegally sold vehicle service stamps online for use in falsifying vehicle documents has been jailed for 12 months after an investigation by Leicester City Council.

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  • 19 August 2019 11:16 AM Campaign launched to increase citywide foil recycling rate

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being encouraged to recycle more household aluminium as part of a month-long ‘Foil in Love with Recycling’ campaign.

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  • 16 August 2019 02:56 PM Footballer sculpture is Kicking it to Plastics

    There’s a new addition to LCFC’s squad this season – and he’s made entirely out of plastic!

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  • 16 August 2019 11:49 AM Outdoor gig cancelled due to severe weather

    THE FIRST event in De Montfort Hall's 'Gigs in the Gardens' series - due to take place tonight (Friday) - has been cancelled following warnings of severe weather in Leicester.

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  • 16 August 2019 11:08 AM Join the jury to solve the Green Bicycle Mystery

    ONE of Leicestershire’s most enduring mysteries will be revisited this weekend, with re-enactments, presentations and a rare visit to the city’s original courtroom at Leicester Castle.

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  • 14 August 2019 04:03 PM Council set to begin discussions about workplace parking levy

    DISCUSSIONS about the idea of a workplace parking levy in Leicester are to get underway.

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  • 14 August 2019 01:54 PM Try yoga at New Walk Museum

    IF you’ve ever fancied trying out yoga under the silent gaze of dinosaurs then New Walk Museum’s latest series of sessions could be right up your street.

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  • 14 August 2019 01:31 PM Join the Greatest Showman singalong at New Walk Museum

    FANS of the The Greatest Showman will be able to sing along with all the film’s hit songs at Leicester’s New Walk Museum this weekend.

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  • 13 August 2019 04:27 PM Artists team up to transform underpass

    A NETWORK of pedestrian subways under Leicester’s inner ring road is being transformed with a series of colourful artworks, thanks to a partnership between the city council and local arts company Graffwerk.

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  • 12 August 2019 01:37 PM Council buys more private homes to meet need in city

    MORE private homes have been acquired by the city council, and a further £9.3m is to be set aside for future purchases to help meet demand for affordable housing in the city.

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  • 9 August 2019 02:26 PM City Festival brochure now available

    ART, performance and space travel will be taking centre stage in a huge programme of free, family-friendly events at this year’s City Festival.

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  • 8 August 2019 09:16 AM Theatrical show comes to neighbourhoods this summer

    LIVE family theatre is coming to a library or community centre near you this summer.

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  • 6 August 2019 04:08 PM Two new one-way-systems to come into effect in residential streets

    TWO new one-way systems are being introduced in communities where residents have called for action to tackle rat-running, congestion and parking problems.

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  • 2 August 2019 04:59 PM Time to play in Town Hall Square

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

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  • 1 August 2019 01:50 PM National award for Leicester's flagship museum

    LEICESTER’S New Walk Museum has won a prestigious national award that recognises its contribution to heritage education.

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  • 31 July 2019 03:54 PM Festivals galore make city the place to be this August

    LEICESTER’S summer of festivals continues throughout August, with highlights including the Caribbean Carnival, Gigs in the Gardens and the City Festival.

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  • 31 July 2019 02:35 PM Cycle to work and get a free breakfast!

    USE pedal power to get to work on Cycle to Work Day and you can get a free breakfast pastry and drink.

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  • 31 July 2019 09:48 AM Latest music highlights announced for City Festival

    THE latest confirmed musical artists have been announced as part of a packed programme of music, comedy and entertainment at the heart of Leicester’s City Festival.

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  • 31 July 2019 09:28 AM Gigs in the Gardens to bring alive De Montfort Hall’s grounds

    DE Montfort Hall’s leafy, tranquil gardens will see some of the country’s biggest names in rock, pop, grime, dance and classical music this month in a groundbreaking series of outdoor concerts.

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  • 29 July 2019 11:39 AM Caribbean Carnival comes to city’s streets

    LEICESTER’S streets will come alive with the sights and sounds of the tropics this weekend for the city’s annual Caribbean Carnival.

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  • 26 July 2019 11:17 AM Major investment planned at Braunstone Grove

    MAJOR investment plans have been revealed by a group that has taken over the running of a former city council neighbourhood centre.

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  • 25 July 2019 04:59 PM More free family fun in Leicester this summer!

    From story-telling to football coaching, there's a free activity for every toddler and every teen in Leicester this summer.

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  • 25 July 2019 03:02 PM Daniel Lambert welcomes you to Open Streets event

    DANIEL Lambert will be presiding over this month’s Open Streets festival, as the historic Greyfriars area of the city centre will be closed to traffic and opened up for people to enjoy.

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  • 22 July 2019 04:18 PM Residents to have say on Great Central Way access ramp plans

    PEOPLE are being invited to view proposals for a new ramp to improve access for cyclists and walkers between the Great Central Way and Marsden Lane.

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  • 17 July 2019 11:57 AM Weekend road closures ahead for junction improvement scheme

    A SECTION of Leicester’s Blackbird Road is due to close to traffic this weekend as work to improve a busy junction continues.

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  • 15 July 2019 11:38 AM Children’s summer holiday clubs to offer food and fun

    LEICESTER’s adventure playgrounds and community groups are all set to host thousands of children for fun activities and a free packed lunch this summer, as part of a city council-led scheme.

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  • 12 July 2019 04:29 PM City hosts playdays and family festivals this summer

    FAMILIES can have fun and find out more about the huge range of activities on offer in children’s centres and other council venues this summer by visiting mini playdays in Town Hall Square this summer.

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  • 11 July 2019 03:20 PM Big names in music and comedy announced for City Festival

    THE first artists have been announced for a stunning programme of music, comedy and entertainment at the heart of Leicester’s City Festival.

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  • 11 July 2019 12:14 PM 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 July 2019 11:14 AM Reminder of county council works on Soar Valley Way

    DRIVERS are being reminded of likely traffic disruption and delays while work is carried out on replacing damaged bridge parapets on part of Soar Valley Way from this weekend.

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  • 11 July 2019 10:22 AM Free summer holiday fun at libraries

    FREE family fun days are taking place in libraries across the city over the summer.

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  • 10 July 2019 03:48 PM Free family activities in Leicester this summer!

    THERE’S lots going on in Leicester this summer to keep kids of all ages busy – and the good news for local families is that many activities are completely free of charge.

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  • 10 July 2019 11:24 AM Drivers reminded of forthcoming road closures on London Road

    MOTORISTS are being reminded that a busy route into and out of Leicester will be closed in both directions for three weekends in a row for road works.

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  • 10 July 2019 10:26 AM 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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  • 10 July 2019 09:04 AM Investment in repairing residential streets

    RESIDENTIAL streets in communities across Leicester are due to be repaired as part of a £168,000 investment by Leicester City Council.

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  • 9 July 2019 11:12 AM Funding boost will accelerate city’s work to clean up bus emissions

    MORE buses on Leicester’s busiest routes are set to be adapted to make them cleaner to run as part of the city’s efforts to cut air pollution.

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  • 8 July 2019 11:23 AM Crematorium makes books of remembrance available online

    PEOPLE can now go online to search over 36,000 memorial inscriptions from books of remembrance held at Leicester’s Gilroes Crematorium.

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  • 4 July 2019 03:43 PM City council agrees loan to support Leicester Cathedral Revealed project

    LEICESTER City Council is to loan almost £1m to Leicester Cathedral to help enable it to create a new Heritage Learning Centre.

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  • 4 July 2019 11:47 AM Two-wheeled fun on mass schools’ bike ride

    AROUND 400 schoolchildren and adults from 11 schools will take part in a mass ride into the city tomorrow. (Friday 5 July)

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  • 4 July 2019 10:41 AM Major city centre highway maintenance scheme to begin

    A MAJOR highway maintenance scheme is set to begin on one of the busiest shopping streets in Leicester city centre.

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