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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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  • 18/04/2017 Thousands raised for charity by crematorium recycling scheme

    THOUSANDS of pounds has been raised for a local charity by a metals recycling scheme at a crematorium.

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  • 18/04/2017 Major highways investment announced

    A MAJOR highways investment project will improve safety at one of Leicester’s busiest road junctions and improve traffic flow on a key route into the city.

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  • 18/04/2017 More city children than ever get place at their preferred school

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

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  • 13/04/2017 Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club launched

    A NEW monthly breakfast club aimed at giving former servicemen and women a chance to meet and socialise is being launched this weekend.

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  • 13/04/2017 Ideas revealed for city's Western Park

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

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  • 13/04/2017 Resurfacing work to take place at junction

    PART of a busy road junction is due to be closed for four days to allow for resurfacing work to take place.

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  • 13/04/2017 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    New works starting this week (w-c 16 April):

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  • 12/04/2017 City gets ready to welcome Atlético Madrid

    AS LEICESTER fans look forward to tonight’s UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg, the city is already getting ready for next week’s return match.

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  • 12/04/2017 City prepares to welcome The Queen

    LEICESTER city centre will come alive tomorrow (Thursday, April 13) when thousands of well-wishers take to the streets to welcome Her Majesty The Queen. 

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  • 11/04/2017 Peregrine falcons make their home at Leicester Cathedral

    EASTER is traditionally a time for eggs symbolising new life, but a family of birds of prey at Leicester Cathedral have taken it one step further.

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  • 10/04/2017 Easter fun at Belgrave Hall and Gardens

    BELGRAVE Hall & Gardens will be hosting some fun, family events over the schools’ Easter break, as the historic venue’s annual programme of events get underway.

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  • 06/04/2017 Motorists reminded ahead of A50 major works

    MOTORISTS are being reminded that a section of one of Leicester’s busiest roads will close for a few days this Easter to enable resurfacing work to take place.

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  • 06/04/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 9 April:

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  • 06/04/2017 Fun, low-cost activities for families over the Easter break

    FUN, free or low-cost activities for families and children are available in Leicester throughout the Easter holidays at the city’s museums, parks and leisure centres.

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  • 06/04/2017 Pets’ Corner reopens for Easter holidays

    LEICESTER’S Pets’ Corner reopens to the public tomorrow (Friday 7 April) – and everything’s ready for the Easter holidays.

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  • 05/04/2017 Heritage panels bring buildings' past to life

    MORE of the stories behind some of Leicester’s most interesting buildings and places have been brought to life in 20 new heritage interpretation panels.

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  • 05/04/2017 Easter prizes up for grabs at city's markets

    THERE are some exciting Easter-themed activities due to take place at Leicester’s markets over the coming bank holiday weekend.

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  • 04/04/2017 Official unveiling of new facilities at Saffron Hill Cemetery

    NEWLY-REFURBISHED facilities at Saffron Hill Cemetery have been officially unveiled.

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  • 04/04/2017 Primary school’s ‘shared ambition’ leads to good Ofsted rating

    A CITY primary school has been praised by Ofsted inspectors for creating a ‘climate of shared ambition’ that has led to ‘consistently good teaching’.

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  • 04/04/2017 Change to waste collections for the Easter holidays

    RECYCLING and waste collections for some city residents will change next week due to the Easter holidays.

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  • 04/04/2017 Easter break fun at Abbey Pumping Station

    ABBEY Pumping Station Museum will be opening its doors over the Easter holidays with a pair of family-themed events.

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  • 03/04/2017 Route for Queen's visit announced

    THE parade route to be taken by Her Majesty The Queen on her visit to Leicester next week has been announced.

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  • 03/04/2017 Open invitation to local artists

    THE SEARCH is now on to find the paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, sculptures and craft that will feature in this year’s Open Art Exhibition in Leicester.

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  • 31/03/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 2 April:

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  • 31/03/2017 City libraries celebrate Adrian Mole at 50

    SUE TOWNSEND’S best-loved character will be celebrated at Leicester’s busiest libraries next week.

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  • 30/03/2017 Final stage of Belvoir Street revamp to begin

    THE final stage of a £1.3milllion scheme to transform Leicester’s Belvoir Street will get underway next week.

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  • 29/03/2017 Section of A50 to close for major works

    A STRETCH of one of Leicester’s busiest roads will need to be closed for a few days this Easter to enable resurfacing work to take place.

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  • 28/03/2017 Donation paves way for Alice Hawkins statue

    SUFFRAGETTE Alice Hawkins is to be commemorated with a statue in Leicester city centre, thanks to a donation by a local businessman.

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  • 28/03/2017 Funding boost for city road improvements

    OVER £850,000 of new Government money will be invested in major road maintenance on key routes in Leicester over the next 12 months.

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  • 27/03/2017 New online portal launched for Swim Leicester

    A NEW online portal has been launched to help parents track their children’s progress as they learn to swim.

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  • 24/03/2017 Counterfeit clothing makers prosecuted

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

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  • 24/03/2017 Residents asked for views on 20mph zone

    PEOPLE living in Knighton Fields are being consulted over whether they want to see a 20mph and traffic-calming measures introduced in the area.

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  • 24/03/2017 Continental market returns to city

    TRADITIONAL treats from across Europe will be on offer next week when the continental market returns to Leicester.

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  • 24/03/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New work starting week commencing Sunday, 26 March:

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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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