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  • 25/04/2018 New taskforce cracks down on dangerous parking

    DRIVERS who park so dangerously that they cause a hazard to other road users and pedestrians are being targeted in a road safety crackdown led by Leicester City Council.

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  • 18/04/2018 Junction works and road widening in Vaughan Way scheme

    MAJOR roadworks including alternations to a busy junction and carriageway widening are taking place this month as part of the ongoing Vaughan Way scheme.

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  • 05/04/2018 Car parks to accept contactless payments

    DRIVERS will be able to make contactless card and phone payments when parking in the city’s pay and display car parks.

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  • 15/03/2018 Major phase of Vaughan Way works to get underway

    THE next major phase of Vaughan Way road works is due to get underway next week.

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  • 14/03/2018 Potholes and road surfaces to be repaired

    HUNDREDS of thousands of pounds are being spent on repairing failing road surfaces and potholes across Leicester.

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  • 07/03/2018 Surface dressing programme to begin

    A PROGRAMME of surface dressing a number of streets in communities across the city is due to begin next week.

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  • 05/03/2018 Views being sought on proposed road link

    PEOPLE are being asked for their views on a proposed new road link connecting Aylestone Road and Welford Road.

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  • 27/02/2018 Welford Road reopens to traffic after repairs

    Welford Road has reopened to traffic after repairs were completed to an area damaged by a water main leak last week

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  • 22/02/2018 Welford Road inbound to remain closed due to damage from burst water main

    LEICESTER’S Welford Road is expected to remain closed to inbound traffic due to damage to underground cables and infrastructure caused by a burst water main.

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  • 16/02/2018 Roadworks in Leicester

    Details of this week's roadworks in Leicester

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  • 09/02/2018 Roadworks in Leicester

    Details of this week's roadworks in Leicester.

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  • 05/02/2018 Public exhibition will detail Vaughan Way redevelopments

    A PUBLIC exhibition is taking place this week showing detailed designs and information on the proposed highway works at Vaughan Way and Great Central Street.

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  • 31/01/2018 New 20mph zone in streets around Marriott Primary School

    A NEW 20mph zone is to be brought in on residential streets around a city school.

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  • 26/01/2018 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    Details of this week's roadworks in Leicester.

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  • 19/01/2018 Council makes CPO to acquire land for bus improvement scheme

    LEICESTER City Council will use compulsory purchase order (CPO) powers to progress its plans for a new link road that would improve bus reliability and journey times out of the city centre.

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  • 19/01/2018 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    Details of this week's roadworks in Leicester

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  • 12/01/2018 Charter Street Bridge officially opens

    A BRAND new footbridge connecting Abbey Park to Belgrave Road has been officially opened.

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  • 12/01/2018 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    This week's roadworks in Leicester.

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  • 05/01/2018 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    Roadworks starting w-c 7 January 2018

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  • 05/01/2018 Reminder for motorists over traffic disruption on Vaughan Way

    MOTORISTS are being reminded to expect traffic disruption at Vaughan Way and Great Central Street from next week as two major redevelopment projects get underway.

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  • 04/01/2018 Council to invest in future of sports services

    LEICESTER’S City Mayor says he is committed to keeping all of the city council’s sports and leisure centres open, as he prepares to approve proposals that will see £1.8m invested in them.

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  • 21/12/2017 Roadworks due to begin in first phase of developments on Vaughan Way

    MOTORISTS are being warned of traffic disruption affecting Leicester’s busy inner road in the new year as preliminary road works get underway as part of two major redevelopment projects.

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  • 14/11/2017 Traffic advice as Nagar Kirtan Sikh parade takes to city’s streets

    MOTORISTS coming into the city next weekend are being advised of possible traffic disruption caused by a religious procession. 

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  • 08/11/2017 New 20mph zone to be introduced in Eyres Monsell

    The latest in a series of citywide 20mph zones in residential areas is due to be introduced in Eyres Monsell.

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  • 07/11/2017 Gritters take to city's roads ahead of black ice

    GRITTING teams are due to take to the city’s roads tonight ahead of sub-zero temperatures and black ice which are due to affect the area. 

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  • 07/11/2017 New 20mph zone and traffic calming for Evington Village

    RESIDENTS in Evington Village are due to get a new 20mph zone and traffic calming measures installed in the area.

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  • 20/10/2017 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 22 October):

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  • 20/10/2017 Council secures cash for local road network in Leicester

    GOVERNMENT funding of more than £5million is on its way to Leicester to improve the local road network for drivers and bus users.

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  • 10/10/2017 Roadwork schemes to take place over school holidays

    A NUMBER of roads across Leicester roads are due to be closed temporarily during the school half-term holidays for repair and resurfacing work.

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  • 10/10/2017 Leicester Marathon takes to city and county streets

    THOUSANDS of runners will take to the city's streets to raise money for charity this weekend in the annual Leicester Marathon.

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  • 03/10/2017 Park and Ride for Diwali Lights switch-on

    PEOPLE traveling in Leicester this weekend for the city’s Diwali celebrations can take advantage of special Park and Ride services.

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  • 22/09/2017 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 24 September):

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  • 07/09/2017 Taxi penalty point scheme to be made permanent

    A PENALTY points scheme designed to improve taxi standards in Leicester is set to be made permanent.

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  • 05/09/2017 Camera enforcement begins outside station

    CAMERA enforcement of a mandatory bus stop clearway outside Leicester Station has begun.

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  • 31/08/2017 Station bus stop clearway enforcement signs installed

    TRAFFIC signs warning drivers of new enforcement cameras to tackle illegal parking or stopping outside Leicester Station are being installed today (Thursday, August 31).

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  • 18/08/2017 Trial chicane to tackle speeding vehicles

    A TRIAL scheme to tackle speeding motorists using a route through Knighton Fields is being brought in. 

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  • 18/08/2017 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    Ongoing works in the city (w/c Sunday 20 August):

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  • 11/08/2017 Week-long road closure for resurfacing works

    A MAJOR road is due to be closed to traffic for a week as part of the final phase of extensive improvement works. 

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  • 10/08/2017 Road closures this Sunday for HSBC UK City Ride

    VISITORS to the city centre this Sunday who aren’t already planning to travel in by bike are being warned to expect road closures for the Leicester Castle Classic and HSBC UK City Ride.

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  • 03/08/2017 Cheaper season tickets on the way for Park & Ride regulars

    THE COST of using Leicester’s park and ride services could reduce significantly for commuters who buy season tickets this autumn.

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  • 31/07/2017 Crackdown on dangerous parking to begin

    DRIVERS who park so dangerously that they cause a hazard to other road users and pedestrians are being targeted in a road safety crackdown by Leicester City Council.

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  • 31/07/2017 £470,000 highways improvements completed

    MORE than 22,000 square metres of carriageway in the city has been successfully replaced and upgraded as part of a £470,000 highway maintenance programme.

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  • 28/07/2017 Road safety scheme will tackle speeding on section of Welford Road

    A SCHEME to improve road safety on one of Leicester’s busiest routes is due to take place over the school holidays.

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  • 28/07/2017 Roadworks in Leicester this week

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

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  • 21/07/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

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

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  • 21/07/2017 Residents to be consulted on Evington Village 20mph scheme

    RESIDENTS in Evington Village will be asked whether they want to see a 20mph zone and traffic calming measures introduced in the area.

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  • 14/07/2017 Road surface dressing programme to begin

    A SUMMER programme of surface dressing on road surfaces across the city’s estates is due to begin next week.

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  • 12/07/2017 Resurfacing work to begin on New Parks Way

    A SECTION of Leicester’s outer ring road is due to be closed for a week from this weekend in order for resurfacing roadworks to be carried out. 

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  • 03/07/2017 Motorists reminded of overnight M1 northbound closure

    MOTORISTS are being reminded that a section of the northbound M1 will be closed for one night this week for essential maintenance.

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  • 29/06/2017 Resurfacing work due on New Parks Way

    A SECTION of Leicester’s outer ring road is due to be closed for a week next month in order for resurfacing roadworks to be carried out. 

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