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  • 28 September 2021 09:22 AM Overnight road closures ahead as part of regeneration of St Margaret’s Bus Station

    PART of Leicester’s busy inner ring road will be subject to overnight closures for up to ten days from next week for essential resurfacing works.

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  • 22 September 2021 02:45 PM Youth club seeks crowdfunding support for new community gym

    A YOUTH club in Eyres Monsell is seeking the public’s support for a project that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people of all ages in the area.

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  • 22 September 2021 02:25 PM Review for council’s tree strategy

    A MAJOR plan that guides the management of Leicester’s ‘urban forest’ has been formally reviewed – two and a half years after it was first launched.

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  • 22 September 2021 01:39 PM Renewed environment and sustainability goals set out by council in revised policy

    A KEY policy guiding Leicester City Council’s approach to protecting and improving the environment has been updated to reflect the city’s response to the climate emergency.

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  • 22 September 2021 01:20 PM Council offers support to bring award-winning social supermarket to local neighbourhood

    A FORMER youth centre in Leicester is to be leased to an award-winning social enterprise which plans to open a new store in the city.

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  • 21 September 2021 04:22 PM Leicester’s Great Big Green Week to close with schools’ march for climate action

    SCHOOLS across Leicester are joining a nationwide call for action on climate change this week as part of the first ever Great Big Green Week campaign.

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  • 20 September 2021 10:10 AM Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill lends her support to Santander Cycles Leicester

    OLYMPIC champion and Santander brand ambassador Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill visited Leicester today to support the city’s popular new e-bike share project, Santander Cycles Leicester.

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  • 17 September 2021 01:44 PM Recovery Week highlights the help on offer to overcome addiction

    ORGANISATIONS across the city, county and Rutland are marking this year’s Recovery Week with a range of wellbeing and awareness-raising events.

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  • 15 September 2021 10:59 AM Diwali & Christmas celebrations to return to city’s streets

    LEICESTER’s annual Diwali and Christmas celebrations will be returning to the city's streets this year.

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  • 15 September 2021 09:07 AM Resurfacing work due for section of city’s inner ring road

    ESSENTIAL repairs and resurfacing works will be carried out next week with a series of overnight lane closures on part of Leicester’s inner ring road.

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  • 13 September 2021 10:30 AM Majority opt to keep earlier school holidays in Leicester and Leicestershire

    NEARLY 18,000 responses have been received from people sharing their views on when school holidays in Leicester and Leicestershire should fall.

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  • 13 September 2021 10:11 AM New community artwork takes centre stage at city’s gallery

    A NEW artwork made from pieces created through a series of local community workshops has taken pride of place at Leicester Museum and Art Gallery.

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  • 9 September 2021 05:25 PM Time to apply for your child’s primary or secondary school place

    FAMILIES in Leicester who have children due to start primary, junior or secondary school next year can apply online for a school place from tomorrow (Friday 10 September).

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  • 9 September 2021 10:37 AM Leicester's popular open exhibition puts out call to artists

    LOCAL artists are being given a chance to present their work at Leicester’s flagship museum, as preparations for this year’s Open 32 exhibition get under way.

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  • 8 September 2021 01:29 PM New exhibition at Leicester Museum celebrates Indian modernism

    THE EMERGENCE of modern art in India at the end of the 19th century will be documented in a new exhibition at Leicester Museum & Art Gallery from Saturday (11 September).

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  • 7 September 2021 02:22 PM New 20mph zone for residential streets near school in Belgrave

    A PROGRAMME of traffic calming measures and a 20mph zone are due to be installed in residential streets near to a large city school.

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  • 7 September 2021 10:22 AM New guide highlights greener solution to drainage for developers

    NEW guidance on how developers help adapt to a changing climate by using greener, sustainable drainage systems has been launched by Leicester City Council.

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  • 7 September 2021 10:06 AM Extra funding will extend work experience scheme

    A SCHEME to help young people gain valuable paid work experience and improve their employment prospects has been extended thanks to additional funding.

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  • 6 September 2021 04:17 PM Families invited to Splash on the Soar this weekend

    THERE’S waterside fun in Leicester this weekend as the city hosts activities on and off the river that people of all ages will enjoy.

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  • 6 September 2021 03:49 PM Thousands of city’s burial records made available online

    A NEW online service has been launched to enable people to search for details of all burials which have taken place in Leicester’s cemeteries over the last 170 years.

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  • 6 September 2021 12:00 PM Striking new bridge will form centrepiece for major revamp of busy city road

    PLANS for a major revamp of Leicester’s Abbey Park Road – including a new bike-friendly footbridge across the River Soar and major junction improvements – have been announced by the city council.

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  • 3 September 2021 11:35 AM Chance to explore Leicester’s hidden heritage

    HERITAGE buildings, creative venues and places of worship will be throwing open their doors and offering behind-the-scenes tours for a series of free Heritage Open Days taking place from next week.

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  • 3 September 2021 09:45 AM Council wins award for its work with parent champions

    THE city council has won a national award for its work with parents and young families.

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  • 1 September 2021 01:47 PM Leicester sets out commitment to help Afghan refugees - with Government support

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor has set out his commitment to support Afghan refugees in response to the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan.

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