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  • 30 June 2021 12:57 PM Work starts on construction of Leicester’s new bus station at St Margaret’s

    WORK has started on the ambitious £13.5million regeneration of Leicester’s St Margaret’s bus station and its surrounding streets.

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  • 29 June 2021 11:35 AM Lots to see at Leicester’s Newarke Houses Museum this summer

    THERE’S still time to catch an exhibition at Newarke Houses Museum that marks the 80th anniversary of the ‘Leicester Blitz’.

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  • 28 June 2021 10:02 AM Consultation launched on Leicester Transport Plan

    PEOPLE across Leicester are being called on for their input into a major new plan setting out transport and travel priorities for the city for the next 15 years.

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  • 25 June 2021 09:04 AM Council to work with local bus companies on new improvement plan

    PLANS to enhance local bus services through an enhanced partnership with local operators have been announced by Leicester City Council.

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  • 24 June 2021 04:03 PM Prepare to go wild for this year’s summer reading challenge

    CHILDREN and families can take part in a wild reading challenge this summer, courtesy of the Wild World Heroes.

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  • 24 June 2021 09:11 AM Residents leave homes in daytime as works begin on unstable wall

    Residents asked to leave home in daytime as works begin on unstable wall

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  • 22 June 2021 03:06 PM Date set for demolition of Goscote House to begin

    CONTRACTORS have been appointed to carry out the demolition of Leicester’s tallest high-rise residential tower block this summer.

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  • 22 June 2021 12:18 PM New youth employment hub opens in Leicester

    A NEW city centre youth hub to help get young people into jobs, education and training has opened its doors.

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  • 22 June 2021 11:55 AM Evington Leisure Centre reopens after £1.45m revamp

    A POPULAR Leicester leisure centre has reopened after a £1.45m revamp.

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  • 22 June 2021 10:09 AM Online celebration marks Armed Forces Day 2021

    Leicester and Leicestershire will be paying tribute to the armed forces community with a digital celebration to mark Armed Forces Day 2021.

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  • 21 June 2021 09:26 AM Last chance for businesses to apply for restart grant

    BUSINESSES that have been affected by the pandemic are reminded that applications for the restart grant close on 30 June 2021.

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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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