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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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  • 1 March 2019 Students give up a day for Leicester

    HUNDREDS of students are heading out across Leicester today (Friday) in what will be De Montfort University’s biggest-ever one-day volunteering event.

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  • 28 February 2019 Walking and cycling thrive five years on from flyover demolition

    THOUSANDS more cyclists and pedestrians are using a route connecting Belgrave to the city centre five years on from the demolition of the crumbling flyover which dominated the area.

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  • 27 February 2019 Resurfacing works to get underway on Green Lane Road

    A SECTION of Green Lane Road in North Evington is due to close to traffic from this weekend for major resurfacing works.

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  • 27 February 2019 City council supports hockey club's return to Leicester

    LEICESTER Hockey Club – one of the most successful women’s hockey clubs in England – is set to move back to the city of Leicester after 10 years away.

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  • 26 February 2019 New one-way system installed at Mere Road

    DRIVERS are being reminded that a new one-way system is coming into effect in part of the Spinney Hills and Wycliffe wards this week. The new one-way system is being introduced on a section of Mere Road and the surrounding streets, following concerns from residents about traffic congestion and parking problems.

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  • 26 February 2019 Just days to go before city's spectacular free 3D show!

    THE UK’s year-long programme of events celebrating 100 years of votes for women ends in spectacular style in Leicester on Sunday (3 March).

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  • 25 February 2019 Leicester awarded funding to tackle mental health stigma

    Leicester has been selected as one of eight areas to tackle mental health stigma locally after winning a bid to become one of 2019’s Time to Change hubs.

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  • 25 February 2019 Walkers step out for charity

    WALKERS converged on Leicester’s Town Hall Square at the weekend (Sat 23 Feb) in support of a heart charity.

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  • 22 February 2019 Last chance to see museum's animals before Easter!

    THE WILD Space gallery at Leicester’s New Walk Museum will close this weekend for a much-needed spring-clean – but it won’t be long before the animals are back on display.

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  • 20 February 2019 Resurfacing work to take place on Belgrave Gate

    PART of a busy city centre road is due to be closed this weekend while resurfacing work is carried out.

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  • 20 February 2019 Council sets out new housing vision for disused Waterside site

    PEOPLE are being invited to comment on proposed housing and development guidelines for a vacant site at the heart of Leicester’s Waterside regeneration area.

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  • 18 February 2019 Traffic-calming works completed in Evington

    A SCHEME of pedestrian safety measures has been completed along the length of a busy road in a Leicester community. The work has been carried out by Leicester City Council on a stretch of Stoughton Drive North, between St Philips Road and Highway Road, following calls to improve safety.

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  • 15 February 2019 Changes planned as part of new one-way system at Mere Road

    A SECTION of a busy road in Spinney Hills is being made one-way to traffic following concerns from residents about traffic congestion and parking problems.

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  • 15 February 2019 Essential works on Goodwood Road this Sunday

    GOODWOOD Road will be closed at its junctions with Wicklow Drive and Westmeath Avenue on Sunday (17 February) to allow essential repairs to take place.

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  • 15 February 2019 Museums go to town for half-term

    A POP-UP museum at Leicester’s Highcross shopping centre next week will give youngsters the chance to do a dinosaur jigsaw, make an Easter bonnet and maybe even handle some fossils.

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  • 14 February 2019 Young people get chance to make music on the Saff

    A COMMUNITY youth music organisation which helped create Leicester’s only youth brass band is running a band camp to give other local youngsters the chance to share the limelight and perform with some of the best local brass musicians and artists.

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  • 14 February 2019 Final touch for Old Town streets revamp

    A FINAL phase of work on a major revamp of the streets in Leicester’s historic Old Town area will get under way from next week.

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  • 13 February 2019 Have a flipping good time at Leicester Market

    Are you are high-flipping, nimble-footed, charity-supporting, elite pancake race athlete with nothing to lose and everything to prove? If so, Leicester Market wants to hear from you!

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  • 13 February 2019 Council to invest £1.35m in next phase of tower block sprinkler programme

    A FURTHER £1.35milllion is set to be invested in fitting sprinkler systems at more city council tower blocks in Leicester, as work nears completion at the first block to have the new fire safety measures installed.

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  • 13 February 2019 LEGO suffragette helps mark 100 years of votes for women

    A LIFE-SIZED suffragette made of LEGO will be installed at Leicester’s New Walk Museum this weekend.

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  • 11 February 2019 Carer Gill gets award at staff celebration event

    A carer who has looked after more than 100 people with learning disabilities has been recognised for her work with an award for outstanding achievement.

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  • 8 February 2019 Consultation launched on learning disability strategy

    A CONSULTATION has been launched to ask people for their views on how the city council could improve services for people with a learning disability.

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  • 7 February 2019 Resurfacing work to take place on Aylestone Road

    A SECTION of Aylestone Road is due to be resurfaced this weekend as part of a programme of repairs by Leicester City Council.

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  • 7 February 2019 Night-time closures in final phase of Ravensbridge Drive works

    A BUSY city junction at the heart of a major road improvement scheme will be closed to outbound traffic overnight over the coming weeks.

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  • 6 February 2019 City awarded share of £6m green taxi charger fund

    LEICESTER has been awarded a share of a £6milllion government fund to create hundreds of charge-points for ultra-low emission taxis.

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  • 6 February 2019 Major investment in road resurfacing and repairs

    OVER £1.1million is being invested in a programme of resurfacing work and repairs to roads in neighbourhoods across the city.

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  • 5 February 2019 City welcomes the Year of the Pig

    EVENTS marking the start of the Chinese New Year will be taking place in Leicester this weekend – and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Pig.

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  • 4 February 2019 Open day offers adults first step to university study

    PEOPLE interested in university-level study but that do not have the traditional entry qualifications can find out about alternative routes at an open day this week.

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  • 4 February 2019 Maintenance work to be carried out on road bridge

    REPAIRS are due to be carried out on a bridge which needs extensive renovation work.

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  • 1 February 2019 Reserve your place at centenary event now!

    A YEAR-LONG celebration marking 100 years of women's suffrage culminates in a spectacular finale next month – and you’ll be able to reserve your place at the free event from Monday (4 February).

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  • 1 February 2019 Council on track to beat targets on reducing greenhouse gas emissions

    LEICESTER City Council has joined others across the country and the world in declaring a climate emergency as it sets out its ambition to exceed its own targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the city.

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