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  • 10/02/2017 Half-term fun in Leicester

    THERE’S lots going on in Leicester during the half-term break – with plenty of activities at the city’s museums, libraries, leisure centres and parks to keep youngsters occupied.

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  • 01/02/2017 Comedy festival comes to the Guildhall

    LEICESTER’S Comedy Festival is coming to the Guildhall this month, with Victorian entertainment, sharp Welsh wit and a tribute to Laurel & Hardy among the treats on offer.

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  • 01/02/2017 Steam toy day at Abbey Pumping Station

    HUNDREDS of toy steam engines will be on display at Leicester's Abbey Pumping Station on Sunday (5 February).

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  • 31/01/2017 Signs point to improved experience for city visitors

    PEOPLE visiting Leicester this year will find it much easier to explore the city and its attractions, thanks to a brand new system of on-street maps and signs.

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  • 17/01/2017 Cash award for museum’s Egyptian gallery plans

    THE EGYPTIAN gallery at Leicester’s New Walk Museum could be transformed in time for Easter 2018, thanks to an award of £145,000 from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and the Wolfson Foundation.

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  • 13/01/2017 Writers showcase work at Central Library

    FREE events are being held at Leicester’s Central Library to offer local writers the chance to showcase their work to new audiences.

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  • 12/01/2017 Designs revealed for Jewry Wall revamp

    STUNNING designs have been revealed for a project to transform the site of Leicester’s biggest Roman ruins into a world-class visitor centre.

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  • 11/01/2017 Revamp due for Abbey Pumping Station Museum

    ABBEY Pumping Station Museum could be set for a £500,000 revamp as part of improvement works designed to increase visitor numbers and better showcase its historic collections. 

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  • 06/01/2017 New parking bays welcome coach trips to Leicester

    NEW drop-off points and dedicated parking bays for coaches are to be provided in Leicester city centre to meet rising demand from travel companies and coach operators.

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  • 30/12/2016 Work due to begin on New Walk Museum lift and staircase

    WORK is due to begin on preparing New Walk Museum for the installation of a new visitor staircase and lift.

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  • 21/12/2016 Hannukah celebrations to begin in city

    CELEBRATIONS are due to begin for one of the most important festivals in the Jewish calendar.

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  • 09/12/2016 Pets' Corner closed as precautionary measure

    ABBEY Park’s Pets’ Corner is temporarily closed to the public as part of a nationwide bid to reduce the risk of avian flu.

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