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  • 28 May 2021 04:05 PM Road improvement scheme scoops national award

    A £10m scheme to tackle congestion and improve road links between Leicester city centre and the rest of the county, has scooped a national award for the considerate way in which the work was carried out.

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  • 28 May 2021 10:44 AM Bus lane improvements planned for part of Leicester’s busy Melton Road

    PLANS for a new bus-only lane and 30mph speed limit on part of Leicester’s busy Melton Road have been announced by the city council.

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  • 27 May 2021 11:04 AM Windrush generation stories brought to life in new project

    THE stories of Leicester’s Windrush generation are due to be told in a new programme of community events taking place this year.

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  • 27 May 2021 10:14 AM New network of living roof, bee-friendly bus stops springing up in Leicester

    A NEW network of plant-topped ‘Living Roof’ bus shelters is springing up across Leicester as part of a major programme to replace and revamp the city’s bus stops.

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  • 27 May 2021 09:40 AM Historic city centre shopping streets set to benefit from heritage cash boost

    BUSINESSES and property owners in two of Leicester’s busiest shopping streets can now bid for a share of a £1.5million fund to help restore historic buildings.

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  • 26 May 2021 04:40 PM Proposed new East Midlands rail link praised by region’s city leaders

    PLANS for a new rail connection linking Leicester and Coventry have been praised by council leaders in both cities as a once in a generation chance to improve transport links in the region.

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  • 26 May 2021 12:00 PM Team effort ensures youngsters don’t go hungry this half-term

    CHILDREN in Leicester who normally have a free school meal won’t miss out over the half-term break, thanks to a holiday food programme that’s supported by Leicester City Football Club and Leicester-based Samworth Brothers.

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  • 25 May 2021 02:00 PM No changes to Covid-19 guidance for city

    Leicester’s Director of Public Health says the Government has confirmed that new advice published on its website in relation to Leicester and other areas, suggesting that additional restrictions were to be put in place, was incorrect.

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  • 24 May 2021 04:37 PM Have your say on school term dates for Leicester and Leicestershire

    People are being asked their views on when school holidays in Leicester and Leicestershire should fall.

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  • 24 May 2021 11:56 AM Africa Day to be formally marked in Leicester for the first time

    AN IMPORTANT day that unites African communities around the world each year is to be formally celebrated in Leicester for the first time.

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  • 24 May 2021 10:13 AM £1.2m boost for work to ensure no-one need sleep rough in Leicester

    AN extra £1.2million of government funding will help ensure no-one has to sleep rough in Leicester, despite unprecedented challenges for homelessness services.

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  • 21 May 2021 02:55 PM City’s first electric buses bring cleaner, greener travel to Leicester

    A FLEET of electric buses powered by 100% renewable energy will replace diesel vehicles on Leicester’s three park & ride routes next week.

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  • 21 May 2021 02:40 PM Alterations ahead for pop-up cycle lanes and footway schemes

    CHANGES will take place over the coming weeks to temporary cycle routes and pavement-widening schemes introduced at the beginning of the pandemic.

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  • 21 May 2021 12:17 PM Testing sites repurposed as Leicester steps up vaccinations

    FIVE of Leicester’s six rapid testing sites are to be converted to vaccination centres as Leicester steps up its coronavirus vaccination programme.

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  • 21 May 2021 08:16 AM Local Offer Live goes online to showcase support on offer

    A VIRTUAL event taking place next week will showcase the support available locally for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

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  • 18 May 2021 10:33 AM Walking bus scheme is latest step in school’s clean air campaign

    A SCHEME to help schoolchildren swap car journeys for walking one day each week has been getting into its stride in one Leicester neighbourhood.

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  • 17 May 2021 09:39 AM Leicester’s popular parks volunteer scheme ready to begin again

    AN award-winning scheme that encourages local volunteers to get involved in improving the city’s parks and open spaces is back up and running after a year-long pause.

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  • 17 May 2021 09:33 AM Chance to explore alternative routes into university education

    PEOPLE who are interested in studying at university but who don’t yet have the entry qualifications can find out about alternatives routes at a series of open days.

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  • 13 May 2021 04:30 PM Art competition celebrates new beginnings after lockdown

    AN art competition has been launched for local people to get creative and celebrate the city emerging from lockdown.

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  • 13 May 2021 03:33 PM Eye-catching new mural helps businesses on King Richards Road

    A NEW mural commemorating King Richard III and the Battle of Bosworth has been created on King Richards Road in Leicester.

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  • 13 May 2021 02:42 PM Last chance to join bike share scheme’s trial offer

    LEICESTER residents, commuters and visitors are being encouraged to sign up for a new ebike hire scheme by 17 May if they want to take advantage of an introductory trial offer.

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  • 13 May 2021 10:00 AM “We’ve Missed You,” campaign launched as city reopens for business

    A CAMPAIGN is being launched to encourage people back into Leicester safely to enjoy its shopping entertainment and hospitality as the city emerges from lockdown.

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  • 11 May 2021 12:23 PM Please support City safely, says Leicester’s director of public health

    AS EXCITEMENT builds ahead of Leicester City’s first FA Cup Final in more than 50 years, one Foxes’ fan is hoping for not one, but two massive results.

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