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  • 19/01/2018 New 20mph zone to be funded by housing developer

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

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  • 18/01/2018 Heroes of grassroots sport collect their awards at council ceremony

    LOCAL heroes of grassroots sport in the city have been recognised for their achievements at the city council’s Sports and Physical Activity Awards.

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  • 18/01/2018 New opportunities on offer in award-winning volunteer scheme

    A RANGE of volunteering opportunities to help improve local parks, riverbanks and nature reserves are available to anyone wanting to turn over a new leaf for the New Year.

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  • 18/01/2018 Leicester young people share their views with world leaders

    YOUNG people from Leicester have been telling world leaders about the issues they want to see addressed at a forthcoming international meeting.

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  • 17/01/2018 Praise for council’s Women in Construction scheme

    LEICESTER City Council has been singled out for praise at a House of Commons reception, for helping to get women into construction and craft trade jobs.

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  • 04/01/2018 Roadworks to begin at bridge as part of flood risk management scheme

    MAJOR flood risk work at Leicester’s Loughborough Road Bridge is set to close the inbound lane to traffic for up to eight months.

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  • 21/12/2017 More money for therapy services to help children

    LEICESTER City Council is set to invest more money in specialist therapy services for children, young people and families.

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  • 19/12/2017 Council to buy its York House base

    LEICESTER City Council has announced plans to purchase the Granby Street property that is currently home to its customer service centre.

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  • 27/11/2017 City’s carbon emissions fall again

    LEICESTER is on track to smash its targets for long-term carbon reductions after continuing to cut its annual emissions.

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  • 15/11/2017 Low carbon lecture takes place in city

    INTERNATIONALLY-renowned names in climate change science will be among the guest speakers engaging with visitors at Leicester’s fifth annual Low Carbon Lecture next week. 

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  • 02/10/2017 Deputy City Mayor to resign to join European Parliament

    DEPUTY City Mayor of Leicester Cllr Rory Palmer will be resigning from his post today as he prepares to represent the East Midlands as Labour member of the European Parliament.

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  • 11/05/2017 New Lord Mayor of Leicester to be inaugurated

    LEICESTER’S new Lord Mayor is due to be officially inaugurated in a ceremony at the Town Hall tonight (Thursday, May 11).

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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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  • 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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  • 23/12/2016 Christmas opening hours at city council facilities

    CUSTOMERS are advised to check the opening hours at city council leisure centres, libraries and recycling centres before planning a visit over the Christmas period.

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  • 21/11/2016 Chance to put questions to Leicester’s City Mayor

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being given another chance to put their questions directly to City Mayor Peter Soulsby at an event next month.

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  • 08/11/2016 Council signs up to TUC charter

    LEICESTER City Council is signing up to a charter setting out what help it will give to employees who are diagnosed with a terminal illness.

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  • 27/10/2016 Report reveals equality in city council’s workforce

    THE workforce of Leicester City Council compares well to other cities in reflecting the diversity and ethnic makeup of the city itself, a new report shows. 

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  • 17/10/2016 Eyres Monsell gets set for growing success

    FREE recipe cards and bags of fresh vegetables will be on offer to people in Eyres Monsell later this week, as part of an event to show people how easy it is to ‘grow it, cook it and eat it’.

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  • 29/09/2016 Workshop will showcase smart energy

    A WORKSHOP showcasing smart energy and gathering together experts and partners from across Europe will take place next week.

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  • 12/07/2016 New home for council's social workers

    A REFURBISHED building adjacent to the city council’s Charles Street headquarters has become the new home for 250 council staff.

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  • 19/05/2016 New Lord Mayor takes office

    LEICESTER’S new Lord Mayor has been elected at a ceremony in the city’s Town Hall.

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  • 21/03/2016 Chance to put questions to Leicester’s City Mayor

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being given another chance to put their questions directly to City Mayor Peter Soulsby at an event next month.

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  • 25/02/2016 City among best for voter registration

    LEICESTER has been named in the top 10 areas of the UK for the number of people registered to vote in council elections. 

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  • 14/12/2015 Christmas opening hours

    DETAILS of Leicester City Council's opening hours over the Christmas and New Year holiday period are now available to view online.

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  • 10/11/2015 Electoral register reminder

    CITY RESIDENTS are being reminded they now have less than two weeks to respond to recent electoral registration reminders.

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  • 05/10/2015 Chance to put questions to Leicester’s City Mayor

    PEOPLE in Leicester are being given the chance to put their questions directly to City Mayor Peter Soulsby at an event set to take place later this month.

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  • 23/09/2015 Elections team plans home visits

    ANYONE who hasn’t yet returned their electoral registration form to the city council should expect a home visit over the next few weeks.

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  • 22/09/2015 Have your say on a combined authority, to boost jobs and transport

    Boosting jobs, improving transport and taking decisions locally – that’s the purpose of a proposed combined authority for Leicester and Leicestershire.

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  • 03/07/2015 More shop fronts improved along Golden Mile

    THE latest stage of a project to brighten up shop fronts on Leicester’s Golden Mile has been completed.

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  • 25/06/2015 Proposals for devolved council powers

    THE city mayor and council leaders in Leicestershire have announced proposals to create a combined authority to work together on major regional issues including economic growth, transport and planning.

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  • 12/06/2015 City Mayor appoints new executive team member

    STONEYGATE ward councillor Kirk Master is to join the City Mayor’s executive team at Leicester City Council.

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  • 10/06/2015 Assistant city mayor steps down

    CASTLE ward councillor Lynn Senior has announced that she is stepping down from her role as assistant city mayor responsible for neighbourhood services.

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  • 21/05/2015 New Lord Mayor takes chains of office

    LEICESTER’S new Lord Mayor has taken on the chains of office at a ceremony in the city’s Town Hall.

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  • 20/05/2015 City Mayor announces new executive team

    CITY Mayor Peter Soulsby has announced his new executive team following his re-election earlier this month.

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  • 15/05/2015 Technical services review set to save millions

    LEICESTER’s City Mayor has announced plans to make more than £3 million in savings to help the council to cope with “savage Government cuts”.

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  • 31/03/2015 Changes to bin collections this Easter

    BIN collections for some city residents will change this week due to the Easter holidays.

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  • 24/03/2015 Reminder to register to vote

    CITY residents are being reminded that the deadline to register to vote is fast approaching.

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