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  • 29 April 2019 04:20 PM Get in the swing at this year’s Riverside Festival

    VISITORS to this year’s Riverside Festival will be able to get into their groove in a programme of jazz and swing music taking place throughout the two-day event.

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  • 29 April 2019 12:45 PM Courses offer fast track to university study

    PEOPLE who are interested in studying at university but who don’t yet have the entry qualifications can find out about alternative routes at a series of open days.

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  • 26 April 2019 12:23 PM Get ready for Walk Leicester

    A MONTH-LONG walking festival showcasing Leicester’s heritage, history and green spaces gets under way this weekend (28 April).

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  • 25 April 2019 03:05 PM Greyfriars Open Streets celebrates city’s people-friendly spaces

    A CELEBRATION of Leicester’s people-friendly streets takes place this weekend (Sunday 28 April), with roads in the city’s historic Old Town area closed to traffic for people to enjoy.

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  • 25 April 2019 01:57 PM Drivers warned of possible delays on weekend of city centre events

    DRIVERS coming into Leicester this weekend are being warned of possible traffic disruption due to a series of events taking place.

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  • 25 April 2019 12:08 PM Latest stage of roadworks at Ravensbridge Drive

    FURTHER roadworks are taking place over the coming weeks as part of a traffic improvement scheme affecting a busy road junction in Leicester.

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  • 25 April 2019 10:17 AM ‘Youth Power’ project launches to support teens in Leicester

    A joint community youth project bringing together Leicester City Football Club, Leicester City Council and De Montfort University is being launched today (25 April) – with the help of City midfielder Hamza Choudhury.

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  • 25 April 2019 09:25 AM Celebrate world Tai Chi Day at Leicester Market this weekend

    LEICESTER Market will be hosting tradition Chinese celebrations and taster sessions of the art of Tai Chi this weekend. To mark world Tai Chi Day on Saturday, April 27, the New Market Square will be hosting a traditional Chinese lion dance at 10am, followed by a demonstration of Tai Chi (Taijiquan) by renowned local instructor Sifu Derek Freason and DMU’s Confucius Institute.

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  • 23 April 2019 01:28 PM More overnight closures due as London Road improvement scheme progresses

    THE latest phase of resurfacing gets under way on London Road this week, meaning there will be more overnight road closures in place on parts of the busy road.

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  • 18 April 2019 10:13 AM 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 05:21 PM 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 01:03 PM 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 01:14 PM 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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  • 15 April 2019 10:24 AM 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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  • 12 April 2019 02:20 PM 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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  • 12 April 2019 01:13 PM 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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  • 9 April 2019 12:23 PM 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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  • 9 April 2019 10:50 AM 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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  • 8 April 2019 11:34 AM 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 11:33 AM 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 11:26 AM 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 02:47 PM 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 04:41 PM 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 11:52 AM 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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