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  • 29 January 2021 05:50 PM Final plea for pledges in COVID remembrance project

    A PROJECT to remember all those affected by COVID could get the go-ahead, if its fundraising target is met by Sunday (31 January).

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  • 29 January 2021 05:01 PM Two new rapid coronavirus testing sites to open next week

    TWO new walk-in centres that will offer rapid coronavirus testing to workers who have no symptoms of the virus are set to open in Leicester next week.

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  • 28 January 2021 03:17 PM Free storytelling over Zoom from Leicester Libraries

    LEICESTER Libraries are offering free, live online storytelling sessions to mark National Storytelling Week (30 Jan-6 Feb).

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  • 28 January 2021 02:25 PM Experimental commuter parking scheme to begin in Clarendon Park

    A NEW experimental traffic scheme to tackle commuter parking in one Leicester neighbourhood is due to begin next week.

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  • 28 January 2021 12:42 PM People invited to have their say on Stocking Farm’s regeneration

    PEOPLE who live and work in the Stocking Farm area of north-west Leicester are being invited to have their say on how the area should be regenerated.

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  • 27 January 2021 09:25 AM Grants on offer to pubs affected by lockdown closure

    PUBS whose income doesn’t largely depend upon food sales have until the end of January to take advantage of additional financial help on offer, joining over 70 city pubs that have already received funding.

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  • 26 January 2021 09:14 AM Free online workshops showcase benefits of adult learning

    ADULTS wanting to learn new skills or explore ways of improving their wellbeing can take part in a series of free online workshops next month.

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  • 25 January 2021 03:52 PM Programme of online commemorative events revealed for Holocaust Memorial Day

    A SERIES of online commemorations including talks, recollections and personal experiences relating to the Nazi Holocaust are be held this week as part of international Holocaust Memorial Day.

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  • 18 January 2021 03:59 PM One month left for people to give their views on city’s museums

    PEOPLE wanting to give their views on Leicester’s museums and how they have engaged during the Covid-19 pandemic have one month left to make their voices heard.

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  • 18 January 2021 01:42 PM Successful funding bid supports planting of around 5,000 trees

    NEARLY 5,000 new trees are being planted in two of Leicester’s most popular green spaces, following a successful bid to the Urban Tree Challenge Fund.

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  • 15 January 2021 04:58 PM Traffic-calming scheme to be introduced in city community

    A BUSY route through a Leicester neighbourhood is due to benefit from traffic calming measures after support from residents and ward councillors to bring in such a scheme.

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  • 14 January 2021 03:41 PM Latest phase of footpath widening nears completion at Great Central Way

    Work is nearing completion on the latest phase of a project to widen parts of the Great Central way footpath to provide more space for users of the popular route in and out of the city.

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  • 14 January 2021 01:55 PM A message from Leicester’s director of public health, Professor Ivan Browne

    Leicester's director of public health has warned local people that the coronavirus situation is now putting huge strain on the city's hospitals.

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  • 14 January 2021 01:54 PM Last chance to submit artwork for commemorations for Holocaust Memorial Day

    PEOPLE wanting to create artwork commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day have until this weekend to submit their entries.

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  • 13 January 2021 01:50 PM New textiles training centre to launch in Leicester

    AN innovative project to deliver apprenticeships and accredited training for the textiles industry is set to be launched in Leicester.

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  • 12 January 2021 04:47 PM Reminder to apply for a school place before 15 January deadline

    PARENTS and carers of children who will be starting full-time school in Leicester this autumn are being reminded to apply for a place before Friday’s deadline

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  • 8 January 2021 03:12 PM Caseload rockets for city’s covid tracing team

    THE TEAM charged with tracking down people who test positive for coronavirus, but who fail to respond to an automated message, has seen a huge surge in its workload.

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  • 7 January 2021 11:02 AM Reminder for artwork to be part of commemorations for Holocaust Memorial Day

    Reminder for artwork to be part of commemorations for Holocaust Memorial Day

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  • 6 January 2021 09:16 AM Overnight road closures planned for final phase of Belgrave Gate improvements

    A MAJOR programme of road resurfacing is due to take place at a busy roundabout in Leicester, as work nears completion on a £2million improvement scheme

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  • 5 January 2021 04:14 PM Rapid coronavirus testing helping to identify asymptomatic covid carriers

    A WALK-IN centre offering rapid coronavirus testing to those without symptoms is helping to identify people in Leicester who could be passing on the virus without knowing it.

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  • 5 January 2021 12:53 PM Coronavirus: Important new information for you

    STAY at home, save lives and protect the NHS. That’s the message from the government and public health experts, as a new national lockdown begins to tackle a more easily-caught strain of coronavirus which is spreading across the country.

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