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  • 30 October 2020 03:50 PM Reminder to celebrate safely as festivals approach

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being reminded to celebrate safely this year as a number of festivals approach – particularly given the added challenges presented by coronavirus.

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  • 30 October 2020 10:36 AM Grants on offer to help local business cut carbon and save cash

    HUNDREDS of small businesses in Leicester could benefit from a share of a £2million council-run grant scheme to help them cut their energy bills.

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  • 30 October 2020 09:28 AM Council launches new advice service for landlords

    LEICESTER City Council has launched a new advice service for landlords who may be having problems with their tenants.

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  • 28 October 2020 03:04 PM Latest phase of road resurfacing works to get underway

    A £380,000 programme of road repairs and resurfacing work on streets across Leicester is beginning this week.

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  • 28 October 2020 12:07 PM Work to begin on £4million revamp of city centre streets

    WORK is due to begin on a major £4million revamp of three busy city centre streets from early next month.

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  • 28 October 2020 09:46 AM Leicester’s bus shelters to go green as part of new partnership

    LEICESTER’S bus shelters are set for a major eco-friendly revamp as part of the city’s ambitious plans to be carbon neutral by 2030.

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  • 27 October 2020 03:05 PM Plans drawn up for Market Place scheme

    AN ATTRACTIVE new route for pedestrians could soon be linking Leicester’s historic Town Hall Square with the shops, bars and cafés in St Martin’s Square.

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  • 27 October 2020 10:30 AM Designs revealed for Leicester’s new carbon neutral bus station

    STRIKING designs for Leicester’s new St Margaret’s Bus Station – and ambitious plans to make the building carbon neutral – have been revealed by the city council.

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  • 26 October 2020 10:23 AM New raised walkway will connect canal and cycle route

    A NEW pedestrian and cycle route linking part of the Great Central Way and the Grand Union Canal is due to be built.

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  • 22 October 2020 11:23 AM Views sought on the future of Leicester’s Haymarket Theatre

    PEOPLE are being asked to help shape the future of Leicester’s iconic Haymarket Theatre.

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  • 20 October 2020 04:31 PM Post a Poppy for this Remembrance Day

    A CAMPAIGN is underway to encourage people in Leicester to commemorate Remembrance Day by creating poppy-themed artwork, cakes or other artefacts.

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  • 20 October 2020 10:46 AM Programme of preservation work to be carried out on Magazine Gateway

    WORK is due to begin on the restoration and repair of one of Leicester’s oldest medieval buildings.

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  • 20 October 2020 09:49 AM Memorial stone commemorates Far East prisoners of war

    A NEW memorial stone commemorating those who were taken prisoner in the Far East during the Second World War has been installed in the city.

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  • 19 October 2020 11:46 AM Be part of Leicester’s virtual Diwali celebrations!

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being invited to be part of the city’s first virtual Diwali Day celebration.

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  • 16 October 2020 02:11 PM New link road to open in Leicester on Sunday (18th)

    A NEW road that will improve bus journey times out of Leicester city centre will open for the first time on Sunday (18 October).

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  • 16 October 2020 01:18 PM Council contacts businesses to ensure they are covid-safe

    PUBLIC safety officers from Leicester City Council are working with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) to contact businesses in Leicester and make sure they are covid-secure.

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  • 16 October 2020 12:53 PM Work begins on £10m highways scheme for new housing at Ashton Green

    WORK has started on a major £10million highway infrastructure scheme designed to unlock further development land at Leicester City Council’s Ashton Green housing site.

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  • 16 October 2020 11:01 AM Leicester gets ready to light up for Christmas

    THE MAMMOTH task of installing the twinkling lights and the colourful garlands that will decorate Leicester city centre this Christmas gets under way this weekend.

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  • 14 October 2020 04:47 PM Gym at Aylestone Leisure Centre reopens after £440k revamp

    GYM facilities at a popular Leicester leisure centre have been transformed, following a £440,000 revamp.

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  • 14 October 2020 02:27 PM Alternatives to traditional Remembrance Day events planned

    PEOPLE across Leicester are being called on to commemorate this year’s Remembrance Day in new and creative ways in the face of Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • 14 October 2020 01:38 PM Sports, schools and social history feature on city’s latest heritage panels

    A CORNER of Leicester with a motor-racing past, memories of a ‘magical’ school and sporting glories new and old are retold on Leicester’s latest crop of fascinating heritage panels.

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  • 14 October 2020 12:27 PM Leicester in Tier 2 of Government’s new Covid alert levels

    RESTRICTIONS on household mixing in Leicester will largely continue unchanged, following the introduction of the Government’s new three-tier Local Covid Alert Level system.

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  • 9 October 2020 01:20 PM Claims open for Covid support payments for those at risk of financial hardship

    EMPLOYED or self-employed people who are told to self-isolate but whose income would be hit by staying at home can now claim a £500 support payment.

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  • 8 October 2020 03:09 PM Jobseeking advice on offer at three city libraries

    JOBSEEKERS will soon be able to get specialist advice at three city libraries.

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  • 7 October 2020 03:27 PM More children walking to school as Clean Air Day approaches

    MORE children are improving their health and contributing towards better air quality by walking to school, according to latest figures from the city council.

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  • 5 October 2020 03:37 PM Government pauses shielding programme in Leicester

    ARRANGEMENTS that have helped some of the city’s most vulnerable residents to shield from the coronavirus will be paused in Leicester today (5 October).

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  • 2 October 2020 05:04 PM Further sewer works due on Aylestone Road

    SEWER works linked to the redevelopments near the Leicester Tigers rugby ground will be taking place again this weekend.

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  • 2 October 2020 05:01 PM Utility works to begin as part of link road scheme

    ENABLING works are due to begin on a scheme to create a new link road which will divert traffic away from residential streets and reduce pollution, traffic congestion and create a better road network in part of Leicester.

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  • 2 October 2020 10:29 AM Plans to refurbish park toilets in £138,000 scheme

    TOILET facilities in seven popular city parks are set to be fully refurbished by Leicester City Council.

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  • 1 October 2020 04:25 PM £3.1million investment to improve Welford Road corridor

    ROADS along one of Leicester’s busiest arterial traffic routes are to undergo a £3.1million programme of resurfacing work and junction improvements this month.

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  • 1 October 2020 01:03 PM Dozens of buildings removed from Leicester's local heritage at risk list

    EFFORTS to preserve Leicester’s rich architectural heritage have resulted in 25 properties being removed from a local list of historic buildings at risk.

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