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    24/11/2017 New look for entrance to Haymarket Theatre

    A BRAND new entrance will be welcoming visitors to the old Haymarket Theatre when the building reopens to the public next year.

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    23/11/2017 Discover Christmas gift ideas at Visit Leicester

    IT’S not too late to pick up a decoration that will give your tree a uniquely Leicester look this Christmas – but the elegant glass baubles featuring the city’s skyline are selling fast.

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  • 22/11/2017 Trader jailed after £80,000 fraud

    A FRAUDULENT trader who cheated companies out of tens of thousands of pounds for non-existent promotional goods has been jailed for 40 months.

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  • 16/11/2017 Horse chestnut tree lights up for Christmas

    A LEICESTER street tree will be lit up for Christmas this year, thanks to a £5,000 donation by a local developer.

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  • 15/11/2017 Next step for Pioneer Park development

    WORK that will pave the way for the development of a space park at Leicester’s Pioneer Park could get under way in spring next year.

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  • 08/11/2017 Landlord Forum to take place at City Hall

    LANDLORDS and letting agents will be able to find out more about Universal Credit at an event next week.

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    06/11/2017 Snow and ice guaranteed in Leicester this Christmas

    PUT on your parka and grab your gloves because there’s going to be snow and ice in Leicester this Christmas – guaranteed.

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  • 30/10/2017 Blaze of glory for unwanted pallets at Abbey Park bonfire

    AN APPEAL has gone out for unwanted wooden pallets that will help make this year's Abbey Park bonfire bigger and better than ever before.

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  • 23/10/2017 Free discovery walks and rides for businesses

    BUSINESSES are being offered the chance to take part in a free 10-week programme of cycling and walking activities aimed at helping to improve their employees’ health and wellbeing.

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  • 13/10/2017 City exceeds tourism targets

    TARGETS set to increase the value of tourism in Leicester by 2020 have already been beaten, according to new figures.

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  • 03/10/2017 Leicester aims for skilled and ethical textiles industry

    AROUND 40 representatives of national regulatory and enforcement agencies are to meet in Leicester on Friday (October 6), as the city looks to pilot ways of developing a skilled and ethical textiles industry that can be emulated across the UK.

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  • 27/09/2017 Markets host storytelling workshop

    A STORYTELLING workshop is coming to Leicester Market on Saturday (30), as part of the Everybody’s Reading festival.

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  • 25/09/2017 Noise equipment seized from bar

    OFFICERS from Leicester City Council have seized noise equipment from a Leicester bar after residents complained about very loud music.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 31/07/2017 Former Greyfriars buildings to be sold to Diocese of Leicester

    A FORMER office building owned by the city council is set to be sold to the Diocese of Leicester.

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  • 12/07/2017 Orchestra to turn city centre spaces into musical squares

    THE UNMISTAKEABLE sound of a live orchestra will fill Leicester city centre later this week, with two performances that are set to be a treat for music lovers.

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  • 11/07/2017 Works set to restore mill’s historic façade

    THE FAÇADE of a former textile mill in Leicester’s historic heart is to be fully restored, thanks to a grant from the Greyfriars Townscape Heritage Initiative.

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  • 21/06/2017 Graduation ceremony for apprentices

    A GRADUATION ceremony for apprentices who have trained or worked in the city and county is taking place in Leicester later this week.

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  • 14/06/2017 Continental market in city

    EUROPEAN treats and delicacies are on offer from today (14 June) as the continental market returns to Leicester.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 16/11/2016 Two men prosecuted over dumping controlled waste

    TWO men who illegally dumped trade waste and silt into drains near Bede Park have been ordered to pay fines and costs of over £13,000.

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  • 03/11/2016 Festival brings the flavours of Christmas to Leicester Market

    A FESTIVAL that celebrates the finest locally-produced food and drink returns to Leicester Market on Sunday 20 November.

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  • 27/10/2016 Fast food operator banned after string of offences

    THE operator of a fast food outlet has been banned from running any food business after being convicted of 14 food hygiene offences.

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  • 05/10/2016 London companies' move to Leicester will bring new jobs

    TWO leading companies in the music licensing industry are set to create new jobs in the city after choosing Leicester as the home for their new joint venture.

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  • 21/09/2016 City rolls out blue carpet for Porto fans

    FANS arriving for Leicester City’s first-ever home game in the UEFA Champions League are to be welcomed in style next Tuesday (27 September).

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  • 13/09/2016 Next step for city's Business Improvement District plan

    MORE than 700 businesses are being invited to give their views on proposals for a Business Improvement District (BID) in Leicester.

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  • 24/08/2016 Views sought on new ambitions for city’s economic growth

    AN ambitious council plan to support economic growth in Leicester is set to be revised to reflect the city’s growing ambitions.

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  • 10/08/2016 Work under way on new market square

    WORK to create a new public space on the site of Leicester’s old indoor market is now under way – and the £1.6million scheme could be largely complete by the end of the year.

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  • 28/07/2016 Next step for Dock 2

    PLANS submitted for Dock 2 – the development that will provide grow-on workspace for hi-tech businesses at Leicester’s Pioneer Park – reveal a striking modular building, constructed from aluminium panels, that will complement the original Dock next door.

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  • 25/07/2016 Market hosts fete in aid of children's holiday centre

    A FAMILY fete in support of a resort which provides free holidays for disadvantaged children will take place at Leicester Market this week.

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  • 15/07/2016 Fraudulent car dealer jailed

    A USED car salesman who sold faulty cars with false service histories has been  jailed for fraud.

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  • 06/07/2016 Warning over online advert scam

    PEOPLE are being warned against a scam in which online jobseekers are offered money to place bogus for sale adverts on their eBay accounts.

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