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  • 31 March 2020 06:00 PM Coronavirus: important information for you (updated 29 April)

    STRICT new measures from the Government that aim to save lives by slowing the spread of the coronavirus mean big changes to the way we all live, work and socialise – regardless of our age.

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  • 31 March 2020 03:09 PM Looking after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak

    THE coronavirus outbreak is an anxious time for everybody, so Leicester City Council is responding to people’s worries with information and advice to help everyone manage their mental health.

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  • 30 March 2020 05:05 PM Extra help for city’s rough sleepers during pandemic

    The city council is providing almost 100 additional forms of accommodation to ensure that no-one has to sleep rough in Leicester.

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  • 30 March 2020 02:30 PM Work completed on latest community parking spaces scheme

    OVER 50 new parking spaces and laybys have been created across Leicester as part of a programme to help neighbourhoods.

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  • 30 March 2020 01:50 PM Council asks for ‘patience and respect’ amid new challenges for customer services

    THE coronavirus outbreak has meant new challenges for everyone and the people helping to keep Leicester City Council’s customer service line running are no exception.

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  • 27 March 2020 03:49 PM Council reminds public of Government guidance on outdoor exercise

    WITH the weekend coming up, the city council is reminding people that they can leave their homes for exercise just once a day.

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  • 26 March 2020 02:14 PM Council suspends parking charges to support NHS staff

    NHS workers and other key staff who are delivering essential services to the people of Leicester can park free of charge in any city council pay & display car park

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  • 26 March 2020 08:27 AM Coronavirus: Council outlines support to ease financial hardship

    SUPPORT is available to help ease financial hardship being experienced by people who are affected by Coronavirus.

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  • 25 March 2020 02:29 PM Housing services move to critical business only to protect vulnerable

    THE city council’s housing service has moved to critical business only, so that support for Leicester’s most vulnerable residents can still be provided.

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  • 20 March 2020 05:00 PM Council teams up with VAL to co-ordinate volunteer response

    PEOPLE who would like to offer their services to help Leicester’s response to the coronavirus outbreak can now formally register as a volunteer.

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  • 20 March 2020 04:41 PM City Mayor launches fund to support community mobilisation

    A NEW fund has been set up to allow local councillors to support community groups that are helping vulnerable people in their wards.

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  • 20 March 2020 04:17 PM Council offers information for people who need care and support

    The city council has issued some advice and information for people who need extra care and support due to the coronavirus.

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  • 20 March 2020 03:00 PM New £4.6m plan for more specialist pupil places to meet future demand

    PLANS have been announced to invest over £4.6million to expand to create more specialist places at a Leicester school.

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  • 18 March 2020 04:12 PM Schools’ video campaign highlights dangerous of littering and waste

    PUPILS from six city schools have launched an online video campaign raising awareness of the perils of litter, flytipping and plastic pollution.

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  • 18 March 2020 02:07 PM Shopmobility service in the city to close temporarily

    A VOLUNTEER-led service providing scooters for elderly people and those with mobility issues has closed temporarily.

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  • 16 March 2020 11:36 AM Overnight road closures as part of improvement work at St Margaret’s Bus Station

    PART of Leicester’s inner ring road will be closed overnights later this month for resurfacing work as part of a project to improve access to and from St Margaret’s Bus Station.

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  • 13 March 2020 10:47 AM Family fun marks Daniel Lambert Day at city museum

    THE 250th birthday of Leicester legend Daniel Lambert provides the inspiration for a family-friendly event at Newarke Houses Museum tomorrow (Saturday 14 March).

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  • 12 March 2020 03:31 PM £33m funding announced for city transport schemes

    AMBITIOUS plans for public transport, cycling and walking improvements across Leicester have been given a £33million boost thanks to a successful bid to the Government’s Transforming City Fund.

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  • 5 March 2020 04:48 PM Lynne, Carol and Rick celebrate 20 years of Shared Lives

    A LEICESTER woman is celebrating her 20th anniversary in the Shared Lives scheme.

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  • 5 March 2020 01:03 PM £145,000 being invested in sprucing up Narborough Road

    ONE of the main routes into Leicester is being spruced up in a £145,000 improvement scheme focusing on pavement repairs, better street furniture and new bollards.

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  • 5 March 2020 12:24 PM Event highlights safer sleep messages

    SAFER sleep is the theme for an event in Leicester next week that aims to promote the key messages that reduce the risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome.

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  • 5 March 2020 10:57 AM Waste site permit scheme to change in clampdown on improper use

    A PERMIT scheme that allows people to use large vehicles to bring household waste to a Leicester recycling centre is set to change next week.

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  • 3 March 2020 04:02 PM Panel makes recommendations on members’ allowances

    AN independent panel has set out its recommendations for the payment of allowances to elected members of Leicester City Council.

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  • 3 March 2020 03:59 PM Events mark International Women's Day

    EVENTS will be taking place around the world on Sunday (8 March) to mark International Women’s Day.

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  • 3 March 2020 02:16 PM Road safety scheme to go ahead in Humberstone Village

    A SERIES of measures to improve road safety in a community is due to be put into place.

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  • 2 March 2020 09:54 AM Work progressing well on congestion-busting scheme

    A £10.7m highways scheme to reduce congestion and improve road links between the county and the city is gathering pace - and running to schedule.

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  • 2 March 2020 09:20 AM More children in city get their first choice of secondary school

    THOUSANDS of children across the city will be offered places at secondary schools today (Monday 2 March) – with a substantial increase in those being offered their first choice.

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  • 2 March 2020 08:45 AM Overnight closures planned as Lancaster Road scheme nears completion

    MOTORISTS are being warned about a series of overnight road closures that will be taking place on Leicester’s busy inner ring road from later this month.

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