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  • 20/07/2017 Summer food scheme launched in city

    MORE than 15,000 free meals are being handed out over the next six weeks to children and young people at play schemes, adventure playgrounds and youth centres across Leicester.

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  • 05/07/2017 Mental health campaign launched at city pub

    A CAMPAIGN aimed at getting people to talk openly about mental health is being launched – in a pub.

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  • 21/06/2017 Putting Shared Lives in the spotlight for National Shared Lives Week

    A CITY placement scheme that offers support for adults with learning disabilities is being highlighted as part of National Shared Lives Week.

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  • 14/06/2017 ‘Lift the lip’ session for National Smile Month

    PARENTS and young children will be finding out how to get into good oral health habits at the final National Smile Month event this week.

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  • 13/06/2017 Latest Ofsted report into children’s services finds ‘steady progress’

    CHILDREN’S social services in Leicester are making ‘steady progress’ in their improvement programme, according to the latest findings from Ofsted.

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  • 13/06/2017 Social workers mark their first year in the job

    SOCIAL workers in the city have been awarded certificates to mark their first year in the job.

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  • 16/05/2017 Chance to discuss bereavement at Gilroes

    DYING and bereavement aren’t always easy to discuss, but a Leicester crematorium is giving visitors the chance to talk openly and ask questions about the funeral process this weekend.

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  • 26/04/2017 Household recycling scheme’s appeal for more donations

    A SCHEME which helps give unwanted furniture and electrical items a new lease of life is appealing for more donations.

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  • 21/04/2017 Council invests £500,000 in social work training

    The city council is investing £500,000 in a new training programme for staff working in children’s social care.

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  • 17/03/2017 Council set to take decision on early help service cuts

    THE city council is set to formalise a decision to make initial budget savings of around £3.6 million a year by reducing its early help services.

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  • 16/03/2017 Singing session and flashmob mark Safer Sleep Week

    CHILDREN and families in Leicester will be taking part in a lullaby singing session this week to highlight the importance of safer sleep for babies.

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  • 13/02/2017 Valentine plea to save Glenfield children’s heart centre

    MEMBERS of the public can show their love for the children’s heart centre at Leicester’s Glenfield Hospital tomorrow (14 February) by signing a giant Valentine’s card.

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