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  • 18 June 2021 03:21 PM Council plans gradual reopening of its facilities this summer

    MUSEUMS, leisure centres, libraries and neighbourhood centres in Leicester will reopen on a step-by-step basis this summer.

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  • 18 June 2021 11:09 AM Memorial walk for Leicester & Leicestershire is formally opened

    A TREE trail in a country park that will provide a space for reflection and remembrance for those whose lives have been affected by coronavirus will be formally opened on Monday (21 June).

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  • 15 June 2021 06:39 PM National Smile Month reminds children to look after their teeth

    A CHALLENGE to count the Rutland Dinosaur’s teeth, some top tips on dental health from Welford, the Leicester Tigers’ furry mascot, and a mass tooth-brushing event have all been helping to remind children in Leicester to look after their teeth.

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  • 15 June 2021 02:24 PM Community projects seek £3million of funding to boost employment and skills

    FIVE community projects in Leicester are being put forward for a share of £3million of funding designed to help support people back into employment through learning new skills.

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  • 15 June 2021 09:07 AM New scheme to engage private sector landlords in meeting city’s housing need

    PRIVATE sector landlords are being offered a package of support and help including financial incentives, secure rental income and hassle-free letting thanks to a new scheme being launched by Leicester City Council.

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  • 14 June 2021 03:41 PM Councils set to approve funding for Leicester Cathedral heritage centre

    LEICESTER Cathedral’s plan to create a heritage learning centre that will enable visitors to find out more about the 2,000 year history of the site is set to be backed by the city and county councils.

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  • 11 June 2021 05:38 PM Bids submitted to finance major economic recovery projects

    BIDS are due to be submitted this month to finance three major development projects to help drive the city’s economic recovery as it emerges from more than a year of lockdowns.

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  • 11 June 2021 01:24 PM Terminal diseases strike trees in Leicester’s Western Park

    DOZENS of mature trees in a city park will have to be felled after becoming infected with terminal diseases.

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  • 9 June 2021 03:34 PM Marsden Lane Ramp scheme completed

    WORK has been completed on a new pedestrian and cycle-friendly ramp linking part of the Great Central Way and the Grand Union Canal in Aylestone.

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  • 9 June 2021 02:05 PM Expansion plans for two city special schools

    TWO special schools in Leicester are set to expand.

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  • 4 June 2021 12:46 PM Pupils help to launch Leicester’s new Food Plan

    PUPILS and staff from Stokes Wood Primary School have been helping to launch Leicester’s new Food Plan.

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  • 4 June 2021 11:12 AM Making Carers Visible for National Carers’ Week

    ONLINE events, wellbeing walks and support for carers will be available next week as part of National Carers’ Week, which runs from 7-13 June.

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  • 3 June 2021 10:51 AM Environmental work underway thanks to teams of local volunteers

    VOLUNTEERS from across Leicester are taking part in schemes ranging from environmental improvements to litter picking as part of two campaigns taking place this week.

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  • 2 June 2021 06:18 PM Walk-in vaccines available for many in Leicester until Sunday

    PEOPLE in areas of Leicester where the take-up of the coronavirus vaccination has been low are being urged to have their jab this week.

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  • 2 June 2021 02:45 PM Landlord pleads guilty to letting unfit property

    A LEICESTER landlord has been fined £2000 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £22 after pleading guilty to breaching a prohibition notice preventing him from letting a property.

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  • 2 June 2021 10:49 AM Cycling and walking improvements to begin on Leicester’s Anstey Lane

    PART of Leicester’s busy Anstey Lane will be getting a new cycle track and better footpaths as part of a major £1million improvement scheme.

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