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  • 20/09/2017 Last chance to view dig finds at Castle Hill Country Park

    THERE’S a final chance to see archaeologists at work in Leicester’s Castle Hill Country Park this weekend, before the four-week community dig comes to an end.

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  • 19/09/2017 Young people’s films aim to help prevent radicalisation

    YOUNG people in Leicester have created a series of films spelling out the difference between ‘radical’ and ‘radicalised’.

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  • 19/09/2017 Programme of talks showcases Splendours of the Subcontinent

    A PROGRAMME of fascinating talks is taking place focusing on a breathtaking exhibition currently on show at Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery.

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  • 19/09/2017 Continental market in city

    EUROPEAN treats and delicacies are on offer next week as the continental market returns to Leicester.

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    15/09/2017 Council begins next steps for new Waterside school

    PLANS for a new school in Leicester’s Waterside area are set to move forward, with a neighbouring school site earmarked for conversion into an early years centre.

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  • 15/09/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 17 September):

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  • 14/09/2017 Launch event for CrowdFundLeicester scheme

    A NEW crowd-funding scheme to boost community-backed ideas and get them off the ground is being launched in Leicester this month.

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  • 13/09/2017 Explore your city on foot this autumn

    FREE group walks around Leicester will help people get out and about this autumn.

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  • 11/09/2017 Exhibitions give information about Local Plan

    PEOPLE will be able to find out more about the new Local Plan covering planning and development in Leicester over the coming 15 years at two events this week.

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  • 11/09/2017 Views sought on ideas to tackle street begging

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being asked for their views on the help provided to those who beg on the city’s streets, and on the potential introduction of new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour associated with begging.

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    11/09/2017 Council moves forward with plans to transform St George’s churchyard

    FINAL plans have been revealed for a major revamp of a 19th century churchyard located at the heart of Leicester’s Cultural Quarter.

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  • 11/09/2017 Western Park buildings set for new lease of life

    A LOCAL developer and community group could soon be working in partnership to breathe new life into land and empty buildings on a Leicester park.

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  • 08/09/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 10 September):

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    08/09/2017 Have a say on plans to revamp Clock Tower area

    PEOPLE are being invited to give their views on proposals that could see the area around Leicester’s Clock Tower transformed.

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  • 07/09/2017 Parks host Heritage Open Days events

    SPECIAL events will be taking place in Leicester’s parks this weekend as part of a four-day celebration of the city’s history and heritage.

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  • 07/09/2017 Taxi penalty point scheme to be made permanent

    A PENALTY points scheme designed to improve taxi standards in Leicester is set to be made permanent.

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  • 07/09/2017 Council to relax taxi age rules to urge uptake of electric cabs

    A POLICY that restricts the maximum age at which Leicester hackney carriages can be licensed is set to be relaxed to encourage take-up of electric taxis.

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  • 07/09/2017 New figures show tourism is booming in county

    MORE than 33million people visited Leicester and Leicestershire last year, with a million more visitors choosing to spend time in the area in 2016 than in the previous year.

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  • 07/09/2017 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 for school places from Monday (11 Sept).

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  • 07/09/2017 Homeowner taken to court over breach of planning permission

    A HOMEOWNER who constructed a dormer window that didn’t meet planning regulations has been forced to take it down after the city council took legal action.

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  • 06/09/2017 MP to visit Leicester’s stop-smoking service

    AN MP with a particular interest in smoking and health will be visiting Leicester’s stop-smoking service this week.

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  • 06/09/2017 Hidden gems open doors for heritage open days

    PEOPLE will have the chance to look around buildings and places that are not normally open to the public this week, as a four-day celebration of Leicester’s history and heritage gets under way.

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  • 05/09/2017 Camera enforcement begins outside station

    CAMERA enforcement of a mandatory bus stop clearway outside Leicester Station has begun.

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  • 04/09/2017 Sustained progress in quality of Leicester’s children’s services, says Ofsted

    CHILDREN’S services in Leicester have improved significantly and are no longer rated inadequate, according to the latest report from Ofsted.

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  • 04/09/2017 Fun of the seaside at Abbey Pumping Station

    ALL the fun of the seaside will be coming to Leicester’s Abbey Pumping Station Museum this weekend.

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  • 01/09/2017 Specialist markets set up shop on new market square

    LEICESTER’S new market square will host two specialist markets on consecutive days next week.

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  • 01/09/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 3 September):

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  • 31/08/2017 Station bus stop clearway enforcement signs installed

    TRAFFIC signs warning drivers of new enforcement cameras to tackle illegal parking or stopping outside Leicester Station are being installed today (Thursday, August 31).

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  • 25/08/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    Ongoing works in the city (w/c Sunday 27 August):

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    24/08/2017 Design revealed for Alice Hawkins statue

    THE SCULPTOR commissioned to create a statue of the Leicester suffragette Alice Hawkins has revealed how the larger-than-life size sculpture will look.

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    24/08/2017 Leicester to get ice rink for Christmas

    IT MAY only be August, but plans for Leicester’s Christmas celebrations are already taking shape.

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  • 24/08/2017 Murder mystery tale retold on guided bike ride

    THE mysterious tale of an infamous local murder will be retold on a free guided cycle ride this weekend.

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  • 23/08/2017 New square hosts antiques market

    LEICESTER’S new market square will soon be filled with curios, collectables and vintage items as a programme of weekly antiques markets gets under way.

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  • 23/08/2017 Story of Parks play returns to the stage

    A PLAY inspired by the work of Edwin Lutyens and his war memorial in Victoria Park will make its return to The Y this weekend.

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  • 22/08/2017 Family fun in Evington

    A COMMUNITY fun day is taking place in Evington this weekend.

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    22/08/2017 Last chance to view Open art exhibition

    THERE are just a few days left to see the paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures and craft that feature in this year’s Open art exhibition in Leicester.

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  • 21/08/2017 Views sought on next phase of flood risk work in Leicester

    PEOPLE are being asked for their views on a new strategy that aims to reduce future flood risk for thousands of homes in Leicester.

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  • 18/08/2017 Trial chicane to tackle speeding vehicles

    A TRIAL scheme to tackle speeding motorists using a route through Knighton Fields is being brought in. 

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  • 18/08/2017 Still time to complete summer reading challenge

    CHILDREN and young people who have been taking part in the city’s summer reading scheme have until the end of the month to complete the challenge.

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  • 18/08/2017 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    Ongoing works in the city (w/c Sunday 20 August):

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  • 18/08/2017 Family-friendly events at New Walk Museum

    A PROGRAMME of family-friendly events inspired by New Walk Museum’s major new summer exhibition continues this weekend.

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    18/08/2017 Young leader from Leicester on US trip in memory of Jo Cox

    A YOUNG leader from Leicester has been selected to take part in a US exchange programme set up in memory of the MP Jo Cox.

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  • 17/08/2017 City’s sixth-form students celebrate A-level results

    SIXTH-form students in city schools are celebrating their A-level results today.

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  • 16/08/2017 Waterways guide showcases new River Soar Trail

    A NEW guide is showcasing fascinating walking and cycling routes along the length of the River Soar and Grand Union Canal.

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  • 14/08/2017 Call goes out to festive stallholders

    TRADERS interested in taking a stall at Leicester Market’s first Christmas Festive Fair are being urged to apply now to secure their pitch.

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  • 11/08/2017 Week-long road closure for resurfacing works

    A MAJOR road is due to be closed to traffic for a week as part of the final phase of extensive improvement works. 

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  • 11/08/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works starting this week (w/c Sunday 13 August):

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  • 10/08/2017 Council outlines new rate relief scheme for local businesses

    A SCHEME that will help almost 2,000 Leicester business affected by the government’s recent rate revaluation has been announced by the city council.

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  • 10/08/2017 Road closures this Sunday for HSBC UK City Ride

    VISITORS to the city centre this Sunday who aren’t already planning to travel in by bike are being warned to expect road closures for the Leicester Castle Classic and HSBC UK City Ride.

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  • 10/08/2017 Try your hand at sport in city centre this weekend

    PEOPLE will be able to try their hands at a number of different healthy activities at an event in Leicester city centre this weekend.

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