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  • 26/05/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works starting this week (w/c 28 May):

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  • 26/05/2017 New 20mph zone for Knighton Fields to go ahead

    RESIDENTIAL streets in Knighton Fields are due to be included in a new 20mph zone and get traffic-calming measures installed.

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  • 25/05/2017 Support for young traders at Leicester Market

    YOUNG entrepreneurs will be taking their first steps into the world of business at Leicester Market this weekend.

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  • 25/05/2017 Resurfacing work due on Melton Road

    A SECTION of Melton Road is due to be resurfaced during the forthcoming school holidays.

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  • 25/05/2017 Riverside Festival celebrates 20th anniversary

    A HUGELY popular free summer festival in the city is celebrating its 20th anniversary.

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  • 25/05/2017 Medieval Magazine Building closes temporarily for repairs

    ONE of Leicester’s best-know medieval landmarks is temporarily closing its doors to the public due to it needing repairs to its parapets.

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  • 22/05/2017 International artists flock to Leicester for celebration of street art

    SOME of the world’s most-acclaimed street artists will be arriving in Leicester today (22 May) to take part in the biggest celebration of outdoor art the city has ever seen.

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  • 19/05/2017 Residents asked for views on proposed new 20mph zone

    PEOPLE living in an area of Northfields and Humberstone are being asked their views over whether they want to see a 20mph and traffic-calming measures introduced in the area.

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  • 19/05/2017 Controlled pavement parking scheme comes into effect

    A NEW pilot scheme to provide parking in a residential street in Rushey Mead has come into effect.

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  • 19/05/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works starting this week (w/c 21 May):

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  • 18/05/2017 Alice in Wonderland comes to museum

    GIANT chess pieces, croquet and top hats will be taking centre stage at Abbey Pumping Station Museum for a special Alice in Wonderland-themed event this month.

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  • 18/05/2017 Loughborough academic to deliver City Series lecture

    A Loughborough academic is set to present a City Series lecture at Leicester City Hall on Thursday 25 May.

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  • 17/05/2017 Fearless Foxes exhibition shortlisted for award

    THE EXHIBITION created by the city council to commemorate Leicester City’s Premier League title success last year could win a prestigious award tonight (Wednesday 17 May).

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  • 17/05/2017 Leicester welcomes trophies ahead of ICC Women’s World Cup

    CRICKET fans in Leicester will be able to get close to two of the game’s best-known trophies later this week, as the city gets ready to host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup.

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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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  • 16/05/2017 Visitors from Denmark will view city’s regeneration schemes

    A DANISH delegation will be in the city later this week to find out more about Leicester’s regeneration plans.

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  • 16/05/2017 Schools showcase support for Global Goals

    PUPILS from Leicester schools will be recognised for their work to support worldwide sustainable development goals at a celebration event this week.

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  • 16/05/2017 Road widening and surfacing work due at Keyham Lane West

    ROAD improvements and surfacing works are due to be carried out on part of a busy road.

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  • 15/05/2017 New river barge takes to the waterways

    A NEW barge dedicated to cleaning up the River Soar has been launched.

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  • 15/05/2017 Mass tooth-brushing event kicks off National Smile Month

    A MASS tooth-brushing event will kick off National Smile Month in Leicester and Leicestershire.

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  • 12/05/2017 City to join national celebration of adult learning

    A WEEK of activities aimed at helping adults develop new skills and interests gets underway next week as Leicester joins the national Festival of Learning.

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  • 12/05/2017 Bus stop clearway camera enforcement to begin outside Leicester Station

    ENFORCEMENT cameras are due to be brought into use to tackle illegal parking or stopping outside Leicester Station.

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  • 12/05/2017 Cut-price offer to encourage composting

    RESIDENTS across Leicester and Leicestershire are being urged to get composting as part of International Compost Awareness Week.

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  • 12/05/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works starting this week (w/c 14 May):

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  • 11/05/2017 New Lord Mayor of Leicester to be inaugurated

    LEICESTER’S new Lord Mayor is due to be officially inaugurated in a ceremony at the Town Hall tonight (Thursday, May 11).

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  • 10/05/2017 Morris dancers in Leicester for national Day of Dance

    HUNDREDS of Morris dancers will be in Leicester this weekend for a celebration of traditional dancing.

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  • 09/05/2017 Jewry Wall offers a night at the museum

    LEICESTER’S Jewry Wall Museum will open its doors for an evening of poetry next week, with readings from some of the nation’s favourite poets.

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  • 08/05/2017 Countdown to city’s annual Bioblitz wildlife survey

    VOLUNTEERS can take part in Leicester’s annual wildlife survey this weekend, as Bioblitz returns for its eighth year.

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  • 05/05/2017 Evening closures at Leicester Leys pool next week

    EVENING swimming sessions at Leicester Leys leisure centre will be cancelled on three days next week to allow essential maintenance work to be carried out in the pool’s changing rooms.

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  • 05/05/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works starting this week (w/c 7 May):

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  • 02/05/2017 Event helps school leavers select apprenticeships

    AN EVENT in Leicester next week could help local young people on their way to proper training, paid work and a long-term career.

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  • 02/05/2017 Students get involved in repainting railings

    LOCAL college students are helping to spruce up a stretch of railings in the city centre.

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  • 28/04/2017 New parking bays welcome coach trips to Leicester

    BRAND new facilities for coach operators in Leicester city centre are making it easier for groups to visit the city and its attractions.

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  • 28/04/2017 Residents' parking scheme to be introduced near Watermead Park

    A RESIDENTS-only parking scheme is due to be introduced in a street near Watermead Park after complaints about long-running traffic problems.

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  • 28/04/2017 Proposals outlined for new Waterside school

    PEOPLE will be able to find out about plans for a new primary school in Leicester’s Waterside area at two public events next week.

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  • 28/04/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works starting this week (w/c 30 April):

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  • 27/04/2017 New Top Trumps game puts spotlight on Leicester

    A POPULAR card game that has captivated fans of all ages since the 1970s now includes a version that is dedicated to Leicester and its attractions.

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  • 26/04/2017 Heritage Sundays give chance to peer into city’s past

    SOME of Leicester’s best historic buildings will be opening their doors to the public in a new monthly programme of heritage-themed activities.

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  • 26/04/2017 Latest landlord forum to take place

    LANDLORDS and letting agents can get up-to-date help and advice on issues affecting them at an event next month.

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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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  • 25/04/2017 Explore the city on free led walks

    PEOPLE are being invited to explore the city over the springtime by joining in with a series of free led walks.

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  • 25/04/2017 Road closures for weekend's Vaisakhi procession

    THOUSANDS of people are due to take part in a major annual Sikh parade through the Leicester this weekend. 

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  • 24/04/2017 Volunteers sought for environmental projects

    VOLUNTEERING opportunities helping to improve the city and county’s parks and open spaces will be on offer next month.

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  • 21/04/2017 Enforcement cameras will tackle illegal stopping at bus stops and zig-zags

    ENFORCEMENT cameras are due to be brought into use to tackle illegal parking or stopping in bus stops and on school zig-zag markings across the city.

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  • 21/04/2017 City primary school unveils £3million extension

    A CITY primary school is celebrating its £3million extension project with an official opening event.

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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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  • 21/04/2017 New 20mph zone due to be introduced in Clarendon Park

    A NEW 20mph speed limit is due to be introduced in residential streets between the Clarendon Park and Knighton areas of the city.

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  • 21/04/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works starting this week (w/c 23 April):

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  • 20/04/2017 Family fun marks St George’s Festival

    A DAY of free activities in Leicester city centre will mark the festival of England’s patron saint this Saturday (22 April).

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  • 19/04/2017 Council acts to solve problems on popular city park

    THE city council is to suspend the use of barbecues on Watermead Park in a bid to stop anti-social behaviour there.

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