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  • 28 March 2019 04:40 PM Artists chance to get involved in Riverside Festival

    ORGANISERS of Leicester’s biggest free family festival are calling on local artists to get involved in displaying and selling their work.

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  • 25 March 2019 04:20 PM Work starts on upgrading Newarke Street car park

    WORK starts this week on improvements designed to make Newarke Street car park safer and easier for motorists to use.

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  • 25 March 2019 02:18 PM Overnight closures ahead as £3.9m London Road scheme progresses

    MOTORISTS are being warned about a series of overnight closures that will be taking place on stretches of Leicester’s busy London Road next month.

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  • 21 March 2019 05:32 PM Crowdfunding success for kayak launch appeal

    AN AMBITIOUS appeal to raise nearly £33,000 for a new kayak launch at the Leicester Outdoor Pursuits Centre (LOPC) has reached its target.

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  • 21 March 2019 04:39 PM Leicester to join the big Earth Hour switch-off

    THE LIGHTS at Leicester’s Town Hall will go off for an hour next weekend as the city joins a worldwide event to highlight climate change.

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  • 21 March 2019 04:01 PM Reminder of next phase of Ravensbridge Drive works

    DRIVERS are being reminded of a road closure affecting a busy junction this weekend in the next phase of a major improvement scheme.

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  • 21 March 2019 02:23 PM New grant scheme to help celebrate Church Gate’s built heritage

    PROPERTY owners in Leicester’s Church Gate could get help to restore historic shopfronts as part of a new partnership scheme.

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  • 21 March 2019 01:28 PM Plans announced for multi-million pound housing schemes for vulnerable people

    PLANS for a major multi-million pound scheme to build more than 150 homes for vulnerable and older people in the city have been given the go-ahead.

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  • 21 March 2019 10:13 AM City council-owned housing company’s first homes get go ahead

    PLANNING permission has been granted for the first council homes to be built by a new city council-owned housing company.

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  • 20 March 2019 04:06 PM Air pollution in Leicester at lowest ever recorded levels

    AIR pollution in Leicester is at its lowest ever recorded levels, according to the latest figures released by the city council.

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  • 20 March 2019 12:06 PM City council to work with sponsor Santander on new bike share scheme

    LEICESTER City Council is set to team up with Santander to bring a new bike hire scheme to the city.

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  • 20 March 2019 11:10 AM Survey shows people value their neighbourhood services

    NEIGHBOURHOOD services in the city are delivering a high satisfaction rate among people who use them, according to the results of a recent survey.

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  • 19 March 2019 04:04 PM Crowdfunding boost for city project tackling violent crime

    A PROJECT tackling knife crime in Leicester’s communities has been awarded funding both from Leicester’s City Mayor and the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner.

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  • 19 March 2019 01:20 PM Proposals set out for new workspace at Pioneer Park

    PROPOSALS for a development that would provide much-needed commercial workspace at Leicester’s Pioneer Park have been outlined by the city council.

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  • 19 March 2019 11:46 AM Pilot project helps council cut its carbon emissions

    A THREE-year project to raise awareness of energy consumption in public buildings in Leicester has helped cut carbon emissions and save cash.

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  • 18 March 2019 05:08 PM City children join the Great Big School Clean

    MORE than 2,000 young people from 35 Leicester schools will be taking part in a month-long litter-picking campaign that gets under way on Friday (22 March).

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  • 18 March 2019 02:41 PM Greyfriars Open Streets celebrates city’s people-friendly spaces

    A SERIES of free events celebrating some of Leicester’s most attractive and historic streets will be launched next month (Apr).

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  • 18 March 2019 01:37 PM Overnight repairs to be carried out on Soar Valley Way

    ONE of the busiest sections of Leicester’s outer ring road is to undergo a series of overnight essential repairs this week.

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  • 18 March 2019 11:31 AM Help for businesses to become more sustainable

    BUSINESSES in Leicester are being offered help to become more sustainable.

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  • 14 March 2019 04:20 PM York Road set for £1.4m revamp

    PLANS have been announced to invest £1.4milllion in a major revamp of a city centre street.

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  • 14 March 2019 02:20 PM Council’s annual pay policy shows gender parity in salaries

    AVERAGE pay for male and female staff at Leicester City Council is now the same a new report has found.

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  • 14 March 2019 09:58 AM City receives nearly £8m for transport schemes

    LEICESTER has been awarded nearly £8m of Department for Transport funding for a range of city transport schemes.

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  • 13 March 2019 05:38 PM City council recruits five more homeless prevention workers

    THE city council has appointed five more homeless prevention officers to join its existing team of 13, to meet the increased demand on its services.

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  • 13 March 2019 03:48 PM Council’s £500k investment to transform disused nursery into adult learning hub

    A DISUSED former nursery building in Beaumont Leys is being transformed into a new adult learning hub thanks to a £500,000 investment by Leicester City Council.

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  • 13 March 2019 11:46 AM Refurbishment of city's children's homes well under way

    A MAJOR programme of works to upgrade Leicester’s five residential children’s homes is well under way.

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  • 12 March 2019 05:15 PM Businesses helped to benefit from city’s construction boom

    WITH almost 9,000 new construction jobs expected to be created in the East Midlands by 2022, businesses in the city and county are being invited to find out how they can make the most of major regeneration works taking place across Leicester.

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  • 12 March 2019 10:39 AM More than 1,000 people get jobs with the help of Leicester to Work

    A KEY city council initiative has helped more than 1,000 people into employment and more than 695 people into apprenticeships over the past two years.

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  • 11 March 2019 03:55 PM Investment in pavement improvements across the city

    PAVEMENTS on streets in five city communities are being treated and sealed as part of improvement works starting this week.

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  • 11 March 2019 02:31 PM Event celebrates adult learners’ successes

    AN event celebrating the successes of adult learners in the city, as well as launching the latest plans to develop the service further over the next five years, is taking place this week.

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  • 11 March 2019 11:21 AM First line ups announced for De Montfort Hall’s outdoor concerts this summer

    The first acts have been announced for De Montfort Hall’s outdoor concerts this summer.

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  • 11 March 2019 10:44 AM Public asked their views on selective licensing for private landlords

    PEOPLE are being asked their views on proposals to introduce a scheme to licence landlords who rent properties.

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  • 8 March 2019 12:19 PM Leicester to be transformed into a giant game this spring

    PARTS of Leicester will be transformed into a giant game this spring, as thousands of residents try to walk, run or cycle further than their rivals.

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  • 7 March 2019 02:54 PM Cultural Quarter to get £145,000 makeover

    ST GEORGE’S Cultural Quarter in Leicester is getting a revamp thanks to £145,000 of city council investment.

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  • 7 March 2019 09:03 AM Final touches under way at school’s £15.8m new campus

    FINAL touches are being made to a £15.8 million expansion of a city secondary school, in time for pupils to start using the new facilities next term.

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  • 5 March 2019 04:22 PM Almost 1,000 small retail businesses to benefit from rates cut

    NEARLY 1,000 small businesses across Leicester are to get a discount in their business rates under a new scheme set to come into effect next month.

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  • 4 March 2019 06:03 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 later this month.

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  • 4 March 2019 10:47 AM Work begins on £450k revamp of two city centre streets

    WORK is set to get under way on a range of improvements to roads close to De Montfort University and the recently revamped Mill Lane campus.

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  • 1 March 2019 02:36 PM Work to begin on front wall improvement scheme

    WORK is due to begin on a pilot scheme to rebuild and improve the fronts of nearly two dozen houses in a busy Leicester community.

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  • 1 March 2019 01:43 PM Haymarket Health opens in city centre

    A NEW base for sexual heath services in Leicester opens in the city centre this weekend (Sat 2 March).

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  • 1 March 2019 12:53 PM Children in care get awards for their achievements

    MORE than 190 children and young people who are in care in Leicester celebrated their achievements this week at two special awards events.

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  • 1 March 2019 10:50 AM Bus stops to move as London Road scheme hits railway station

    WORK on the transformation of Leicester’s London Road will move to the area directly in front of the railway station as the £3.9million project progresses.

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