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  • 23/03/2017 Counterfeit clothing makers prosecuted

    TWO people have been handed suspended prison sentences after being convicted of running a counterfeit clothing factory in Leicester.

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  • 23/03/2017 Connexions opens doors at new premises

    AN information, advice and support service for young people in Leicester has opened the doors of its new premises in the city centre.

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  • 23/03/2017 Chance to name new Green Lifeboat

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being given the chance to name a new river barge that is due to begin service cleaning up the city’s waterways.

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  • 22/03/2017 Leicester joins the big switch-off

    THE LIGHTS at Leicester’s Town Hall will go off for an hour on Saturday night (25 March) as the city joins a worldwide event to highlight climate change.

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  • 20/03/2017 Maintenance work at Gypsum Close recycling centre

    LEICESTER’s Gypsum Close Recycling Centre is due to close for a day later this week, to allow maintenance and improvement works to take place.

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  • 20/03/2017 Event helps communities to get growing

    A COMMUNITY food-growing event is taking place at City Hall this week.

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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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  • 17/03/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 19 March:

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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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  • 16/03/2017 Cuts to senior management save £2.6m in wages

    SENIOR manager numbers in Leicester City Council have fallen by more than a third in the last five financial years, saving the council £2.6m in wages.

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  • 16/03/2017 Fearless Foxes exhibition shortlisted for award

    THE EXHIBITION created by the city council to commemorate Leicester City’s Premier League title success last year has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

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  • 15/03/2017 Apprentices can book place at graduation ceremony

    HUNDREDS of people from across the city and county are being invited to take part in an apprenticeship graduation ceremony.

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  • 14/03/2017 New grant launched to help local businesses reduce their energy bills

    A NEW grant is being launched tomorrow (March 15) to help small businesses cut their energy bills.

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  • 13/03/2017 Shop owners invited to bid for new improvement grants

    RETAILERS from key shopping areas in Leicester are being invited to bid for city council grants to help improve their properties.

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  • 10/03/2017 Leicester gets ready to welcome Sevilla FC

    FANS arriving for Leicester City’s game against Sevilla FC in the UEFA Champions League are to be given a warm welcome on Tuesday (14 March).

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  • 10/03/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 12 March:

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  • 09/03/2017 Over £25million growth money for local economy

    THE LEICESTER & Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has been allocated £25.87million from the Government in the latest round of Local Growth Deal funding.

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  • 09/03/2017 Workshop offers tips on maintenance of historic buildings

    THE routine care and maintenance of old buildings will come under the spotlight at a workshop to be held in the heart of Leicester’s historic ‘Old Town’.

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  • 08/03/2017 New project will tell story of Jewry Wall Museum

    VISITORS to Leicester’s Jewry Wall Museum will be able to glimpse its past in a new project designed to guide them through the city’s Roman history. 

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  • 08/03/2017 Leicester gets ready for ICC Women’s World Cup

    THE COUNTDOWN to the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women’s World Cup 2017 begins today (Wednesday 8 March), with less than four months to go before Leicester hosts its first match of the tournament.

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  • 07/03/2017 Leisure centre and library closed for essential maintenance

    AYLESTONE Leisure Centre and Library will be closed this weekend (11 and 12 March) while essential maintenance work is carried out.

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  • 07/03/2017 New orchard to be planted at old allotment

    AN overgrown former allotment is set to bloom into life by being transformed in to a new community orchard. 

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  • 06/03/2017 Black tie dinner to raise money for Lord Mayor's charity

    A CHARITY black tie dinner to raise money for the Lord Mayor’s appeal will take place later this month. 

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  • 06/03/2017 Social Value Charter to be introduced in Leicester

    LEICESTER City Council is set to introduce a new Social Value Charter to secure employment, environmental and community benefits for the city through its contracts with businesses.

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  • 03/03/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 5 March:

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  • 02/03/2017 Bridge repairs to take place

    REPAIRS are due to be carried out on a road bridge at the junction of Highway Road and Stoughton Road in Stoneygate.

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  • 01/03/2017 More children than ever get place at one of their preferred secondary schools

    THOUSANDS of children across the city will be offered places at secondary schools today – with more children than ever who applied on-time being offered a place at one of their preferred schools.

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  • 28/02/2017 Book a behind-the-scenes tour at Abbey Pumping Station this Saturday

    THERE’S a chance to see parts of Leicester's Abbey Pumping Station this weekend that are not normally open to the public.

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  • 27/02/2017 Pancake fun at Leicester Market

    LEICESTER Market is teaming up with LOROS for a Pancake Day relay race tomorrow (Tue 28 Feb).

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  • 27/02/2017 Series of events mark National Apprenticeship Week

    PEOPLE in Leicester will get the chance to find out more about local training opportunities as part of National Apprenticeship Week (6-12 March).

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  • 27/02/2017 Pencil bollards draw line under dangerous parking

    CHILDREN at a Leicester primary school are hoping that new pencil-shaped bollards will help draw a line under dangerous pavement parking outside their school.

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  • 24/02/2017 Fortnight focuses on fair trade

    LEICESTER will be joining towns and cities across the country next week to highlight the need for a fair deal for the world’s poorest farmers.

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  • 24/02/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 26 February:

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  • 23/02/2017 Restaurant refurb takes historic bank off ‘at risk’ list

    A £1.5million project to create a steakhouse restaurant in a long-neglected bank building has been given the stamp of approval by a national heritage watchdog.

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  • 23/02/2017 Council wins £67k to get more people walking and cycling to work

    LEICESTER is set to receive £67,000 of government cash to help encourage local business to get more of their staff walking and cycling.

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  • 21/02/2017 Residents to have a say on parking scheme

    PEOPLE living in Stoneygate and parts of Spinney Hills are being asked whether they’d like a residents-only parking scheme to be introduced in their area. 

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  • 21/02/2017 New outdoor gym at Beaumont Park

    VISITORS to Beaumont Park in Leicester have a new way to get active, now that work to install an outdoor gym has been completed.

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  • 17/02/2017 Council announces plans for new £30million investment fund

    COUNCIL plans to invest up to £30milllion in local property and other investment opportunities in Leicester have been announced.

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  • 17/02/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 19 February:

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  • 16/02/2017 More ‘walking football’ sessions on offer in city

    NEW coaching sessions in the popular sport of walking football club are due to kick off at Aylestone Leisure Centre next week.

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  • 15/02/2017 New cheaper energy scheme for city and county residents

    LEICESTER and Leicestershire residents are set to benefit from cheaper energy tariffs and better customer service thanks to a new scheme overseen by the city and county council.

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  • 13/02/2017 Council wins £3.1m to help boost local business growth

    A NEW scheme that will support the growth of smaller firms in Leicester and Leicestershire has been awarded over £3milllion of European Union cash.

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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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  • 13/02/2017 New owners for St Martin’s Square

    THE NEW owners of St Martin’s Square have met City Mayor Peter Soulsby to talk about their plans for the area.

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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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  • 10/02/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 12 February:

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  • 07/02/2017 Traffic advice over Glenfield protest march in city

    PEOPLE coming into Leicester this Saturday are being warned to expect traffic delays and parking disruption due to a planned protest march taking place in the city centre. 

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  • 06/02/2017 Free health MOTs for people aged 40-74

    PEOPLE aged 40-74 who live in Leicester are being reminded that they can book a ‘free health MOT’ at their GP surgery.

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  • 03/02/2017 Rainbow flags will mark LGBT History Month

    LEICESTERSHIRE will be flying the rainbow flag for inclusion and diversity as the city and county mark LGBT History Month. 

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  • 03/02/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 5 February:

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