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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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  • 3 July 2019 10:42 AM Ellesmere students kick off plastics campaign

    STUDENTS from Ellesmere College are kicking off a summer campaign to reduce litter in our waterways.

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  • 3 July 2019 10:40 AM Exhibition opens the book on classic Ladybird Book art

    A MAJOR new exhibition will get underway at New Walk Museum this summer bringing to life the breathtaking work of artistry from classic children’s books.

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  • 2 July 2019 04:14 PM Pollinators make a beeline for Leicester's ring road

    BEES and butterflies are heading for Leicester’s ring road this summer, thanks to a planting project that’s transforming the city’s roadside verges into havens for pollinators.

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  • 1 July 2019 02:30 PM Apprentices celebrate achievements at graduation ceremony

    HUNDREDS of people who have successfully completed an apprenticeship in the past 12 months have been celebrating their achievements at a graduation ceremony.

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  • 1 July 2019 10:18 AM Drug and alcohol recovery centre marks its first year of work

    A NEW drug and alcohol recovery centre in Leicester has received almost 8,000 visits by people seeking help and advice since it opened its doors last year.

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