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  • 15 February 2019 12:15 PM Young people investigate mental health services

    YOUNG people are conducting a select committee-style investigation into mental health services in Leicester.

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  • 14 February 2019 04:07 PM Ofsted praises improvements in children’s services

    CHILDREN’S services in Leicester are benefitting from strong leadership, accurate self-assessment and a new way of working with families, according to the most recent report from inspectors Ofsted.

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  • 1 February 2019 10:12 AM Are you ready for Fizz Free February?

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being encouraged to join in with Fizz Free February by making a pledge to #gofizzfree.

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  • 31 January 2019 10:20 AM Two-year delay likely for planned Waterside school

    PLANS for a new multi-million pound school building in Leicester’s Waterside area have been put on hold due to serious ground condition issues.

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  • 30 January 2019 05:49 PM City Mayor thanks team that makes Leicester sparkle at Christmas

    THE TEAM responsible for the twinkling lights, festive trees and colourful garlands that decorate Leicester city centre each Christmas were thanked by City Mayor Peter Soulsby today (Wednesday 30 January).

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  • 30 January 2019 03:03 PM Leicester Libraries offer free storytelling at the Highcross

    LEICESTER Libraries will be running free storytelling sessions for children in the Highcross on Saturday (2 Feb) to mark the Chinese New Year and National Storytelling Week.

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  • 29 January 2019 05:28 PM Free talk focuses on women's role in the First World War

    THE ROLE played by women in the First World War is the topic of a free talk at Newarke Houses Museum next month.

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  • 28 January 2019 02:59 PM New 20mph zone for area around Montrose Primary School

    A NEW 20mph zone and traffic calming measures are due to be introduced in streets around Montrose Primary School, Aylestone.

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  • 28 January 2019 02:32 PM Reading Rampage and Our Best Book inspire children and young people to read

    A BOY who needs to learn to swim in a hurry, an overweight girl who deals with put-downs by pretending she finds them funny and a friendship that uses chocolate to break the language barrier are among the inspiring tales on offer as part of this year’s Reading Rampage.

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  • 25 January 2019 11:21 AM New Changing Places facility now available at New Walk Museum

    NEW toilet facilities for people with profound disabilities have been installed at Leicester’s flagship museum.

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  • 24 January 2019 01:03 PM City’s drug and alcohol treatment service ranked ‘Outstanding’

    A DRUG and drug alcohol treatment service commissioned by the city council to provide services in Leicester has been ranked as Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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  • 22 January 2019 04:25 PM Local Offer Live returns for fourth year

    A free event for families who have a child with disabilities or special educational needs (SEND) will take place at Curve in Leicester tomorrow.

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  • 22 January 2019 02:25 PM Chance to get involved in helping new community projects

    PEOPLE across Leicester are being encouraged to start the new year by taking part in a citywide crowdfunding campaign to help local good causes.

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  • 21 January 2019 10:25 AM Consultation launched on civil powers to tackle rogue landlords

    CIVIL enforcement powers could be used by Leicester City Council against private sector landlords who commit certain housing offences.

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  • 17 January 2019 02:47 PM Work completed on project to create parking spaces in communities

    A MAJOR programme of local environmental works to create additional parking in communities across the city has been completed.

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  • 16 January 2019 02:56 PM Gritting teams ready to take to city’s roads

    GRITTING teams are preparing to take to Leicester’s roads over the coming days ahead of sub-zero temperatures which are predicted to affect the area.

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  • 16 January 2019 10:26 AM Traffic-calming and 20mph zone to be installed in Goodwood

    WORK is due to get underway installing a 20mph zone and traffic-calming measures in a Leicester community.

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  • 16 January 2019 09:54 AM Annual Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration to take place

    LEICESTER’S annual Holocaust Memorial Day commemoration will take place later this month.

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  • 10 January 2019 03:33 PM 'Smart' revamp for traffic signs on key city routes

    NEW ‘smart’ signs are helping to give motorists the most up to date traffic information on some of the busiest routes in Leicester city centre.

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  • 10 January 2019 03:28 PM New Year glitch prevents collection of 3,000 direct debit payments

    AN IT glitch that was discovered over the New Year break has left the city council unable to collect January payments due from 3,000 customers.

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  • 10 January 2019 02:02 PM Bid submitted for £10million for range of city transport schemes

    LEICESTER City Council has submitted a bid for £10million of Department for Transport funding for a range of city transport schemes.

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  • 8 January 2019 10:55 AM Programme showcases Leicester’s heritage

    A PROGRAMME of work is set to highlight Leicester’s heritage through information boards, displays and public art.

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  • 7 January 2019 03:22 PM World War I exhibitions now available to hire - free of charge

    THREE pop-up exhibitions produced to commemorate the centenary of Armistice Day are now available to hire.

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  • 4 January 2019 11:23 AM Leicester's ice rink proves more popular than ever

    LEICESTER’S Jubilee Square Ice Rink has proved more popular than ever this Christmas, with ticket sales up by 5,000 on this time last year.

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