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  • 10 May 2021 10:28 AM Foster carers mark Foster Care Fortnight

    FOSTER carers in Leicester are sharing their experiences and talking about their work as they take part in Foster Care Fortnight (10-23 May).

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  • 6 May 2021 10:14 AM Resurfacing work to take place on part of outer ring road

    REPAIRS and resurfacing work are due to take place at a busy junction on Leicester’s outer ring road this weekend.

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  • 6 May 2021 09:22 AM Latest phase of repairs and improvements to pavements on Narborough Road to begin

    THE next stage of a rolling programme to repair and improve pavements, street furniture and bollards along Narborough Road is due to begin this weekend.

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  • 30 April 2021 08:47 AM New Lord Mayor of Leicester takes office

    THE new Lord Mayor of Leicester has been officially inaugurated in a ceremony at the Town Hall.

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  • 29 April 2021 12:39 PM Stroll into May with annual Walk Leicester Festival

    A MONTH-LONG festival that celebrates Leicester’s great outdoors will get under way on Saturday (1 May).

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  • 28 April 2021 11:48 AM Air quality in Leicester at best levels since monitoring began

    AIR pollution in Leicester was at its lowest level ever recorded last year, as the city saw a huge reduction in traffic as result of the coronavirus lockdown. 

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  • 28 April 2021 09:48 AM Phase one of Jewry Wall revamp underway

    WORK is underway on the first stage of an ambitious project to transform the site of Leicester’s biggest Roman ruins into a world-class visitor centre.

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  • 28 April 2021 09:47 AM First Covid-19 variant for investigation identified in Leicester

    LEICESTER’S Director of Public Health Professor Ivan Browne says that Leicester has received its first notifications from Public Health England (PHE) of a COVID-19 variant in the city that requires investigation and follow up.

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  • 26 April 2021 10:41 AM Major improvements planned for Granby Street gateway

    MAJOR improvements are planned for a busy shopping street that links Leicester city centre and the railway station.

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  • 26 April 2021 09:29 AM Greyfriars heritage scheme offers blueprint for future city centre investment

    THE successful completion of a five-year project to restore and regenerate the architectural heritage of Leicester’s Old Town could offer a blueprint for future investment in the city centre.

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  • 22 April 2021 04:25 PM Programme of preservation work at Magazine Gateway completed

    A SIX-month project to carry out much-needed repairs and restoration work at one of Leicester’s oldest medieval buildings has finished.

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  • 22 April 2021 03:12 PM Designs to improve Leicester Museum and Art Gallery to be discussed

    PROPOSALS have been revealed to update and remodel the interior of Leicester Museum and Art Gallery on New Walk.

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  • 21 April 2021 05:54 PM Get involved with World Book Night

    LEICESTER’S libraries are backing World Book Night on 23 April with a free book giveaway and online discussion.

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  • 21 April 2021 01:28 PM £250,000 pilot project will focus on air quality

    LEICESTER City Council has been awarded nearly £250,000 of Government cash to help make further improvements to local air quality.

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  • 19 April 2021 03:40 PM Handover marks completion of first phase of council house-building project

    THE first phase of a wide-ranging programme to create hundreds of new affordable rental homes for families across Leicester has been completed.

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  • 19 April 2021 12:50 PM Outdoor seating grants to help local hospitality businesses

    CAFES and restaurants in Leicester can apply for grants of up to £4,000 from the city council to buy outdoor furniture.

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  • 19 April 2021 12:47 PM People asked to share their wildlife photos with Leicester Museum & Art Gallery

    PEOPLE in Leicester and beyond are being invited to submit their photographs of the natural world for a new digital exhibition at the Leicester Museum & Art Gallery.

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  • 19 April 2021 12:46 PM Conservation work continues on Abbey Park’s historic precinct walls

    THE latest phase of a major programme of work to repair and preserve the historic precinct wall at Leicester’s Abbey Park is now underway.

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  • 16 April 2021 04:31 PM UK Community Renewal Fund opens to bids from projects in Leicester

    INNOVATIVE projects that will support people and businesses in Leicester can now bid for a share of the Government’s £220million UK Community Renewal Fund.

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  • 15 April 2021 02:56 PM New park and ride site planned for Beaumont Leys

    A NEW 300-space park and ride site is being planned for Beaumont Leys.

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  • 15 April 2021 11:29 AM Supply chain and home-based businesses can claim in latest phase of grants

    MORE businesses are being called upon to apply for grants to help with costs and loss of income during the coronavirus lockdown and recovery.

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  • 15 April 2021 10:37 AM Proposed cycling and walking routes to be delivered alongside the Putney Road link road scheme

    NEW cycling and pedestrian facilities are to be delivered as part of the city’s Connecting Leicester programme, in order to improve links to new developments in the Aylestone Road and Putney Road areas.

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  • 14 April 2021 12:07 PM Work to begin on improved route to replace dingy underpass in Beaumont Leys

    A DINGY underpass is set to be removed as work begins on a range of improvements to a busy neighbourhood road in Leicester.

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  • 13 April 2021 12:06 PM Leicester’s e-bike share opens to all city residents

    LEICESTER’S innovative new electric bike share scheme is opening up to all city residents on Wednesday 14 April.

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  • 9 April 2021 06:16 PM Leicester pays tribute to Prince Philip

    FLAGS in Leicester are flying at half-mast today, as the city mourns the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.

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  • 8 April 2021 03:55 PM Twice-weekly rapid testing now available to everyone in England

    EVERYONE in England is being encouraged to take twice-weekly coronavirus tests to help identify and suppress the spread of new variants of the virus.

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  • 6 April 2021 01:50 PM Proposals will revamp residential area in St Matthews

    CHANGES to part of a Leicester housing estate have been proposed to help reduce crime, create more parking and improve the area for residents.

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  • 1 April 2021 10:12 AM Warning to businesses offering at-home beauty treatments despite lockdown

    BUSINESSES offering beauty treatments at home during lockdown are being warned they face fines, prosecution and possible police action after a rise in the number of reports of such work taking place despite the Covid-19 restrictions.

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