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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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  • 16/06/2017 Camera enforcement to begin on bus-only route

    Camera enforcement is due to begin on a bus-only road in the north of Leicester.

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  • 14/06/2017 Leicester welcomes cycling specialist from Sydney

    A SPECIALIST in sustainable transport visited Leicester last week (6 June) to share her expertise in getting more people cycling.

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  • 26/05/2017 New 20mph zone for Knighton Fields to go ahead

    RESIDENTIAL streets in Knighton Fields are due to be included in a new 20mph zone and get traffic-calming measures installed.

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  • 25/05/2017 Resurfacing work due on Melton Road

    A SECTION of Melton Road is due to be resurfaced during the forthcoming school holidays.

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  • 19/05/2017 Residents asked for views on proposed new 20mph zone

    PEOPLE living in an area of Northfields and Humberstone are being asked their views over whether they want to see a 20mph and traffic-calming measures introduced in the area.

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  • 19/05/2017 Controlled pavement parking scheme comes into effect

    A NEW pilot scheme to provide parking in a residential street in Rushey Mead has come into effect.

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  • 16/05/2017 Road widening and surfacing work due at Keyham Lane West

    ROAD improvements and surfacing works are due to be carried out on part of a busy road.

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  • 12/05/2017 Bus stop clearway camera enforcement to begin outside Leicester Station

    ENFORCEMENT cameras are due to be brought into use to tackle illegal parking or stopping outside Leicester Station.

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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