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  • 31 December 2019 02:55 PM Busy day expected in Leicester on Saturday

    IT’S going to be a busy day in Leicester on Saturday (4 January), with rugby and football fans heading to the city for afternoon matches - and bargain hunters making a beeline for the January sales before the schools go back.

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  • 23 December 2019 12:48 PM Ideas for families during the Christmas school holidays

    FAMILIES looking for free things to do during the school holidays in Leicester will find lots of ideas on a city council website.

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  • 23 December 2019 08:48 AM More homeless support on offer in Leicester as winter arrives

    EXTRA services to tackle homelessness will be on offer over Christmas and throughout the winter to help ensure that no-one needs to sleep rough in Leicester.

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  • 20 December 2019 12:43 PM Car park to open on Boxing Day to help football fans

    A CITY centre car park that would normally be closed on bank holidays will open on Boxing Day (Thursday 26 December) to help football fans get to Leicester City’s sell-out match against Liverpool.

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  • 19 December 2019 12:56 PM Council scheme gets women cycling in St Matthews

    WOMEN in St Matthews are getting on their bikes thanks to a city council scheme that’s helped them to improve their cycling skills.

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  • 19 December 2019 09:57 AM Leicester to pilot major study of local air pollution

    LEICESTER is set to be the first city in the country to study and model locally-based fine particulate pollution (PM2.5) as part of a new project.

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  • 19 December 2019 09:47 AM Work to begin on final phase of major Belgrave Gate revamp

    A FINAL phase of work to transform the route between Leicester’s Golden Mile and the city centre will get underway early in the new year.

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  • 18 December 2019 02:53 PM Residents to give their views on road safety measures in Humberstone Village

    DESIGNS have been drawn up to improve road safety in a community in response to concerns raised at a series of public meetings.

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  • 18 December 2019 02:36 PM Make donations to the Dawn Centre your Secret Santa choice

    ANYONE looking for an alternative to their Secret Santa present is being invited to make up a pack of toiletries for people in need at the city council’s Dawn Centre.

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  • 18 December 2019 09:35 AM Number of top-rated food outlets in city nearly doubles in five years

    THE number of food outlets in Leicester given the highest possible quality rating has nearly doubled in the last five years.

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  • 17 December 2019 11:48 AM Grants on offer to help local business vehicles go green

    BUSINESSES in Leicester can benefit from a generous grant scheme that aims to increase the uptake of ultra-low emission vehicles and help further improve air quality.

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  • 16 December 2019 04:32 PM Naughty Sugar! takes top prize at 30th Open exhibition

    A PANEL of judges has been assessing the painting, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures and craft that feature in this year’s Open exhibition in Leicester and the prize winners have been announced.

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  • 16 December 2019 11:06 AM Lord Mayor visits community lunch club

    MEMBERS of a lunch club in Knighton invited Leicester’s Lord Mayor to join them for a festive meal.

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  • 13 December 2019 03:27 PM Council seeks members for first Leicester Climate Assembly

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being invited to take part in the city’s first climate assembly and help shape the local response to the climate emergency.

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  • 12 December 2019 05:17 PM Something for everyone at Leicester's ice rink this Christmas

    FOOTBALL fans, Bollywood enthusiasts and anyone who loves dressing up in a Christmas costume can look forward to some special events at Leicester’s Christmas ice rink this month.

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  • 12 December 2019 11:22 AM Libraries staff choose their favourite Christmas reads

    LOVEABLE aliens, a sidekick rabbit called Stanley, Nigel Slater’s winter feasts and a tale of Christmas in the trenches all feature in the books and stories Leicester Libraries staff have picked as their festive favourites.

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  • 11 December 2019 12:04 PM Scheme to reduce waste left behind by students raises £68,000 for charity

    A CHARITY scheme, that encourages students to donate their unwanted items at the end of term instead of throwing them away, has saved an incredible 39 tonnes of items from being thrown away in Leicester.

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  • 10 December 2019 03:25 PM Follow the star ratings to avoid food poisoning this Christmas

    AS unwanted Christmas presents go, a dose of festive food poisoning must rank pretty highly on the list.

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  • 10 December 2019 03:03 PM Council works with local motorcycle group to find new clubhouse

    A LOCAL motorcycle club, that has just celebrated its 60th year, is set to relocate from its current clubhouse to make way for new housing.

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  • 9 December 2019 01:58 PM Waste collection changes over Christmas period

    LEICESTER City Council will be making changes to its regular waste and recycling collection days over the Christmas and New Year bank holidays.

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  • 9 December 2019 10:04 AM Schools get involved in tree-planting

    SCHOOLS in Leicester have been planting native tree species in parks and open spaces to provide more places for wildlife to cope with our changing climate.

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  • 6 December 2019 01:20 PM Leicester libraries put on special events this Christmas

    LEICESTER’S libraries and community centres are counting down to Christmas with some special events for young book lovers.

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  • 5 December 2019 03:04 PM Feast of festive films at Leicester’s Guildhall this Sunday

    THE COSY surroundings of Leicester’s medieval Guildhall provide the perfect setting for a feast of festive films on Sunday (8 December).

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  • 5 December 2019 10:34 AM Council backs annual Toys on the Table appeal

    THE ANNUAL campaign that aims to ensure that every child in Leicester and Leicestershire has some presents to unwrap at Christmas is once again being supported by the city council.

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  • 4 December 2019 05:24 PM Santa moves in to Leicester's new market square

    SANTA will be swapping Lapland for Leicester this Christmas – and he’s about to move into his cosy new home in the city centre.

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  • 4 December 2019 05:04 PM Transformation of Haymarket House gets under way

    WORKS to create a 67-bed hotel in a city centre building that’s been vacant for more than 30 years are now under way.

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  • 3 December 2019 01:52 PM Campaign begins to highlight city’s cultural and creative successes

    19 LOCAL arts and creative organisations are being showcased in a new prospectus and promotional campaign designed to showcase Leicester as the place for experiencing world class culture and growing creative businesses.

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  • 3 December 2019 11:39 AM Social work team wins top national award

    A SOCIAL work team at Leicester City Council has taken the top prize in a prestigious awards ceremony recognising its outstanding work in supporting vulnerable adults.

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  • 2 December 2019 10:56 AM Emergency repairs planned for Krefeld Way

    A SECTION of Leicester’s outer ring road will be closed to traffic this Sunday (December 8) to allow emergency repairs to be carried out.

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