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  • 31 May 2019 02:41 PM £7million set to be invested to provide new council housing in city

    LEICESTER City Council is set to invest a further £7million on building and buying properties which can be used to provide much-needed affordable housing in the city.

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  • 30 May 2019 11:19 AM Chance to find out more about volunteering in the city

    PEOPLE who want to use their spare time to make a difference in their community can find out about hundreds of opportunities at events due to held next week.

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  • 30 May 2019 10:52 AM Camera car to help keep children safe on the school run

    ANYONE stopping on ‘keep clear’ markings outside more than 20 schools in Leicester could now be captured on camera and fined.

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  • 29 May 2019 11:10 AM Countdown begins to this year’s Riverside Festival

    PREPARATIONS are getting underway for Leicester’s biggest and best free family-friendly festival.

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  • 28 May 2019 01:14 PM Council works with partners to offer city children 30,000 meals over long summer holiday

    Organisations are coming together to plan how to provide 30,000 meals to holiday clubs across Leicester and ensure children can enjoy good food and free activities this summer.

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  • 23 May 2019 04:49 PM Talks, walks and activities on traffic-free streets at the Open Streets festival

    RICKSHAW rides, guided walks and children’s craft sessions are among the free activities on offer at Open Streets, a monthly festival celebrating Leicester’s unique history and urban landscape.

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  • 23 May 2019 03:44 PM Council announces next phase of secondary school expansion programme

    WORK on a next phase of a multi-million pound school expansion programme, which is helping to provide thousands of new pupils places in Leicester, will get underway this summer.

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  • 23 May 2019 02:49 PM City gears up for fantastic summer of cycling

    NEIGHBOURHOOD bike festivals, themed rides and the return of HSBC UK Let’s Ride Leicester are just some of the activities that will be on offer as the city gears up for another fantastic summer of cycling.

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  • 22 May 2019 04:46 PM 20mph zone approved for city housing development

    A NEW 20mph zone has been approved for a number of streets in the city’s Troon ward.

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  • 22 May 2019 03:21 PM Find out more about Windrush compensation at public event

    LEICESTER is hosting a public event later this week to raise awareness of the Government’s Windrush compensation scheme.

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  • 22 May 2019 02:30 PM Work underway on front wall improvement scheme

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

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  • 22 May 2019 11:54 AM City's new synthetic wickets ready for a summer of cricket

    THE SUN is out and summer is on its way – which means it’s the perfect time to head for Leicester’s parks and open spaces for a game of cricket.

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  • 21 May 2019 01:31 PM Traffic calming and 20mph zone come into effect in Eyres Monsell

    A NEW 20MPH zone covering most of the city’s Eyres Monsell community is due to come into effect next week.

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  • 20 May 2019 02:54 PM Hundreds of schoolchildren to celebrate The Daily Mile

    MORE than 250 schoolchildren will gather together at the King Power stadium later this week to celebrate The Daily Mile initiative.

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  • 17 May 2019 01:45 PM New Lord Mayor of Leicester takes office

    THE new Lord Mayor of Leicester was officially inaugurated in a ceremony at the city’s Town Hall last night.

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  • 16 May 2019 02:28 PM Worldwide graffiti artists Bring The Paint to city this month

    WORLD-renowned graffiti artists will be creating stunning murals and large-scale public artworks on some of Leicester’s buildings for the second Bring The Paint event.

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  • 16 May 2019 11:21 AM Time to vote for your early years' dental care heroes

    IT’S time to vote for the people and organisations who have done the most to reduce levels of dental decay in five-year-olds in Leicester.

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  • 15 May 2019 02:38 PM Open day invites visitors to explore history of local cemetery

    PEOPLE will be able to find out more about the history of a Leicester cemetery at an open day this weekend.

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  • 15 May 2019 11:20 AM Monster movie gets new film club rolling

    EARLY morning screenings of some of Britain’s most popular family films are set to become a regular feature at Leicester’s New Walk Museum.

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  • 14 May 2019 09:51 AM Have a say on proposals for city’s recycling bring banks

    A CONSULTATION has been launched asking people to give their views on plans to reorganise the city’s network of recycling bank sites.

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  • 13 May 2019 01:55 PM AI artwork on its way to central library

    A MESMERISING piece of artwork created using artificial intelligence (AI) will go on display at Leicester’s Central Lending Library this week.

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  • 10 May 2019 01:51 PM Leicester announces exciting Summer of Festivals

    LEICESTER’s festivals already draw thousands of people from around the country, and in the case of Diwali – the world.

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  • 9 May 2019 10:44 AM Newarke Street car park upgrade completed

    AN extensive improvement scheme to make Newarke Street car park safer and easier for motorists to use has been completed.

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  • 3 May 2019 11:19 AM Major improvements to be made to Haymarket car park

    A £1.78m package of improvements is being made to Haymarket Car Park in order to make it safer, cleaner and easier for motorists to use.

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  • 3 May 2019 09:48 AM Work to begin on £1.4milllion York Road revamp

    WORK on a £1.4million revamp of a city centre street gets under way this week.

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  • 2 May 2019 03:26 PM Sunday date for emergency vehicles at Abbey Pumping Station

    A VINTAGE fire engine will be on display at Leicester’s Abbey Pumping Station this Sunday as part of the museum’s annual Emergency Services Day.

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