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  • 20/01/2017 Council set to invest over £1m in air quality improvement plans

    THE first phase of a three-year programme of investment in Leicester’s Air Quality Action plan – worth over £1.1m – has been announced.

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  • 20/01/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 22 January:

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  • 19/01/2017 Community centres to be leased to local organisations

    THREE community centres in the city are to be leased to local organisations, which will run them and ensure they continue to be open for public use.

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  • 18/01/2017 Chance to sign up for market’s annual pancake race

    THREE teams are being sought to take part in this year’s Shrove Tuesday pancake race at Leicester Market.

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  • 18/01/2017 City Mayor reveals proposals for Clock Tower area

    THE AREA around Leicester’s Clock Tower is set to be transformed under proposals announced by City Mayor Peter Soulsby.

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  • 18/01/2017 Time to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day

    THE MILLIONS of people killed in the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur will be remembered in Leicester next week.

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  • 18/01/2017 Trade for a tenner – or less – at city markets

    TRADERS can rent a stall at Leicester Market for just £10 a day as part of an introductory scheme.

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  • 18/01/2017 Youth services consultation

    CHANGES are being proposed to the way youth services are delivered in Leicester.

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  • 17/01/2017 Have a say on city's Bike Park service

    PEOPLE are being asked for their views on potential changes to opening times, charges and services available at Leicester’s city centre bike park.

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  • 17/01/2017 New guide to Old Town’s legal past

    THE legal history of one of the oldest areas of Leicester has been brought to life in a new audio tour.

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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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  • 16/01/2017 Get ready for Local Offer Live

    A FREE event for families who have a child with disabilities or special educational needs will take place in Leicester next week.

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  • 13/01/2017 Horsefair Street bus lane enforcement to begin

    ENFORCEMENT of a new bus gate in a city centre street is due to begin next week to tackle congestion caused by the number of unauthorised vehicles using it.

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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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  • 13/01/2017 School run action plan targets 10 priority schools

    PLANS to address the ongoing issues around road safety, speeding, congestion and parking at 10 Leicester schools are being drawn up by the city council.

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  • 13/01/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 15 January:

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  • 12/01/2017 Council gritters out in force tonight

    GRITTING teams are due to take to the city’s roads from 7pm tonight ahead of predicted icy conditions which are due to affect the area.

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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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  • 12/01/2017 Apply for a school place before January 15 deadline

    PARENTS and carers of children who will be starting full-time school in Leicester this autumn are being reminded to apply before the January 15 deadline.

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  • 12/01/2017 Scrutiny to consider economy-boosting 25-year rail improvement plan

    AN ambitious 25-year strategy to shape Leicester and Leicestershire’s future rail services and provide a huge boost to the local economy is to be considered by the city council’s transport scrutiny commission.

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  • 12/01/2017 New lecture series to explore Leicester's planning story

    A NEW series of public lectures that will explore the urban development, history and architecture of Leicester will launch later this month.

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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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  • 11/01/2017 Wilko fined over horrific workplace accident

    HOUSEHOLD goods giant Wilko has been fined £2.2million after a horrific accident at a Leicester store left a young female worker paralysed. 

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  • 11/01/2017 Have your say on neighbourhood services in east of city

    PEOPLE who use neighbourhood services in the east and central areas of Leicester are being invited to have their say on how services are run in the future.

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  • 10/01/2017 Council support for new Cultural Quarter workspace plans

    PLANS for the development of new workspace in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter are set to get a boost with investment in a key building.

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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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  • 06/01/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 8 January:

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  • 04/01/2017 Local photographers show ‘spirit of Greyfriars’ in new exhibition

    LOCAL photographers are set to have their works exhibited after being invited to turn their lenses to the architectural treasures in Leicester’s Greyfriars area.

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  • 04/01/2017 Former hostels set to provide new council homes

    THREE former city council hostels are set to be transformed into new homes for people on the council’s housing register.

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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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  • 23/12/2016 Christmas opening hours at city council facilities

    CUSTOMERS are advised to check the opening hours at city council leisure centres, libraries and recycling centres before planning a visit over the Christmas period.

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  • 23/12/2016 No changes to Christmas waste collections in city

    CITY residents are being reminded that recycling and black wheelie bin collections will be unchanged over the Christmas period.

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  • 22/12/2016 Roadworks in Leicester

    Ongoing works in the city for week commencing Sunday, 25 December:

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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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  • 21/12/2016 Public asked to be vigilant as bird flu confirmed in Lincolnshire

    MEMBERS of the public are being asked to be alert to the arrival of bird flu in Leicester, following news that the virus has been identified at a turkey farm in Lincolnshire.

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  • 20/12/2016 Leisure centres open new Changing Places facilities

    NEW toilet facilities for people with profound disabilities have been installed at two Leicester City Council leisure centres.

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  • 16/12/2016 Leicester city centre ready for Christmas shoppers

    SHOPPERS heading for Leicester city centre can make the most of extra park & ride services and free evening parking in the run-up to Christmas.

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  • 16/12/2016 All the flavours of Christmas at Leicester Market

    LEICESTER’S famous market is gearing up for the busiest week of the year by filling its stalls with everything you need for the perfect Christmas dinner.

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  • 16/12/2016 Roadworks in Leicester

    Ongoing works in the city for week commencing Sunday, 18 December:

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  • 14/12/2016 Packs help people look out for their neighbours

    PEOPLE are being asked to look out for their elderly and vulnerable neighbours during the winter months.

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  • 12/12/2016 Free tooth-brushing packs for city schoolchildren

    CHILDREN at city primary schools will be getting free tooth-brushing packs as part of an ongoing campaign to improve oral health in Leicester.

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  • 12/12/2016 People asked for views on effectiveness of taxi penalty point scheme

    PEOPLE are being asked whether a penalty point scheme designed to improve standards of city taxis has been effective.

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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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  • 09/12/2016 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 11 December:

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  • 08/12/2016 Plan sets out new ambitions for city’s economic growth

    RENEWED plans and a more ambitious vision for Leicester’s economic growth over the next four years are set to come into action.

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  • 08/12/2016 Work begins on cycle circuit at city college

    WORK is beginning on a new purpose-built cycle training circuit in the city.

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  • 08/12/2016 City mayor and deputy city mayor support Toys on the Table

    CITY mayor Peter Soulsby and deputy city mayor Cllr Rory Palmer are showing their support for Leicester’s annual Toys on the Table charity appeal today (Thur 8 Dec).

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  • 08/12/2016 Be aware of risks of button batteries

    PEOPLE are being urged to be aware of the potential risks posed by button batteries.

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  • 08/12/2016 New 20mph zone for residential area in New Parks

    A NEW 20mph zone is being installed in streets near a school in a residential area of New Parks.

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  • 05/12/2016 City household waste collections unchanged for Christmas

    RECYCLING and wheelie bin collections in Leicester will be unchanged over the Christmas period this year.

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