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  • 30 November 2020 11:59 AM Schools rewarded during first Climate Action Fortnight

    SCHOOLS in Leicester have taken part in a fortnight of activities to raise awareness of the climate emergency and actions we can all take to help tackle it.

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  • 30 November 2020 10:13 AM Work begins on new scheme to link city’s space and technology attractions

    WORK has started on a scheme to improve the links between the National Space Centre, Abbey Pumping Station and Leicester’s planned space and technology park.

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  • 26 November 2020 01:16 PM Leicester confirmed in Tier 3 of Government’s new Covid alert levels

    RESTRICTIONS in Leicester are set to get even tighter when the national lockdown ends next week.

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  • 25 November 2020 03:12 PM Have your say on Leicester’s Local Plan

    THERE’S still time for people to have their say on the way Leicester will grow in the future – but make sure you tell us your views by 7 December.

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  • 24 November 2020 10:27 AM New walk-up covid testing site opens on Upper Brown Street

    A NEW coronavirus testing site opens in Leicester city centre today.

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  • 20 November 2020 02:20 PM Santa spotted in city as Leicester’s Christmas lights are turned on

    LEICESTER’S magnificent Christmas lights have been switched on, illuminating the city centre with thousands of white lights and colourful decorations

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  • 19 November 2020 02:05 PM New heritage panels mark 80th anniversary of Leicester’s ‘Blitz Night’

    TWO new heritage information panels recounting the events of Leicester’s ‘Blitz Night’ have been installed in the city.

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  • 19 November 2020 09:29 AM Free training and advice for staff at risk of redundancy

    EMPLOYERS in Leicester are being urged to find out about free training and expert careers advice on offer for staff at risk of redundancy. 

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  • 18 November 2020 10:34 AM Additional neighbourhood parking spaces to get underway

    Work is due to begin this month on the latest schemes to create much-needed additional parking spaces in neighbourhoods across the city.

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  • 12 November 2020 02:48 PM New slip road completed at St Margaret’s Bus Station

    A PROJECT to improve bus journey times by creating a new slip road from St Margaret’s Bus Station to the city’s inner ring road has been completed.

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  • 12 November 2020 11:50 AM Kickstart scheme will help unemployed youngsters onto jobs ladder

    BUSINESSES across Leicester will be able to offer unemployed young people guaranteed jobs as part of a new scheme taking place in the city.

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  • 11 November 2020 12:33 PM City’s Christmas tree will be a symbol of hope this winter

    LEICESTER’S giant Christmas tree will be a symbol of hope for the city this winter, as the whole country locks down to stop the spread of coronavirus.

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  • 11 November 2020 10:18 AM Finishing touches for city’s virtual Diwali celebrations

    THE FINAL preparations are being made for Leicester’s first ever virtual Diwali Day event, which people will be able to enjoy at home on Saturday (14 November).

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  • 10 November 2020 04:28 PM Seventy new jobs to be created by city council as part of Leicester’s new Economic Recovery Plan

    SEVENTY new jobs are set to be created by the city council to help boost Leicester’s local economy in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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  • 6 November 2020 02:47 PM Virtual Remembrance Day tribute film to mark commemorations

    A SHORT film commemorating those who have lost their lives in conflict will form the centrepiece of Remembrance Day in Leicester this weekend.

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  • 6 November 2020 11:48 AM Libraries to offer order and collect service for customers during lockdown

    VISITORS to Leicester’s libraries will still be able to borrow their favourite books during lockdown thanks to an order and collect service which is being introduced.

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  • 6 November 2020 09:40 AM New grants to help keep homes warm and energy bills low

    LEICESTER City Council has been awarded £1million for a new scheme aimed at tacking fuel poverty with grants for energy efficient and low carbon heating.

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  • 5 November 2020 10:27 AM Equipment seized following noise nuisance

    A WOMAN who made her neighbours’ lives a misery by playing loud music repeatedly has had her equipment confiscated by officers from Leicester City Council’s noise and pollution control team.

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  • 4 November 2020 05:18 PM Coronavirus: important new information for you

    STAY at home. That’s the message from the government and public health experts, as a second national lockdown gets under way.

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  • 4 November 2020 04:24 PM Work begins on 300 new homes at Waterside

    CONSTRUCTION has started on the transformational development of 300 new homes and new offices at Waterside.

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  • 4 November 2020 03:49 PM Get involved and Post a Poppy for Remembrance Day

    THE closing date is approaching in a creative campaign to mark Remembrance Day with poppy-themed photographs, drawings and designs.

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  • 4 November 2020 03:15 PM Final chance to have your say on future of local laws to tackle problem street drinking

    PEOPLE who want to give their views on laws to tackle problem street drinking and use of so-called ‘legal highs’ in public places across Leicester have just over 10 days remaining to have their say.

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  • 4 November 2020 11:25 AM Ride On announced as partner in Leicester’s new e-bike scheme

    LEICESTER City Council has announced specialist e-bike hire provider Ride On as its partner in the city’s forthcoming e-bike share scheme.

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  • 3 November 2020 12:37 PM Adventurer Ed Stafford visits Leicester schoolchildren

    ADVENTURER and world record-holder Ed Stafford has been sharing tales of his epic Amazon trip with Leicester schoolchildren.

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  • 3 November 2020 09:36 AM Young people win national award for Quaranteens campaign

    YOUNG people from Leicester with experience of being in care have won a national award for supporting each other during the lockdown.

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