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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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  • 19/10/2017 Lancaster Academy to become co-educational

    A CITY boys’ school is set to become co-educational.

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  • 19/10/2017 Events tell the story of Diwali

    A PROGRAMME of events celebrating Diwali will continue over the next few days, bringing to life the sights, sounds and stories of the festivities.

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  • 18/10/2017 Charter Street Bridge to be lifted into position

    A BRAND new footbridge connecting Abbey Park to Belgrave Road is being lifted into place this week.

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  • 17/10/2017 Training offered for budding market entrepreneurs

    A NEW training scheme will offer a launch pad for budding traders at Leicester’s popular market.

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  • 17/10/2017 Schoolchildren learn about water quality and wildlife

    MORE than 50 schoolchildren from a local primary school have been finding out more about how wildlife is affected by water quality at Braunstone Park.

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  • 17/10/2017 Helping hand for businesses to offer young people work placements

    BUSINESSES in Leicester and Leicestershire are being offered a helping hand to take on disadvantaged young people for work placements.

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  • 17/10/2017 Leicester prepares for Diwali Day celebrations

    TENS of thousands of people are expected to take part in Leicester’s world-famous Diwali celebrations on Thursday (19 Oct).

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  • 16/10/2017 Frightening fun at ‘haunted hall’ event

    WITCHES and wizards will be spreading mischief at a city museum this week.

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    13/10/2017 Get your skates on to buy ice rink tickets!

    TICKETS for Leicester’s spectacular festive ice rink go on sale today (Friday October 13), as the countdown to Christmas gets under way.

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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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  • 13/10/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 15 October):

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  • 12/10/2017 Children’s sports activities on offer for half term

    SPORTS activities for children of all ages will be taking place across Leicester during half-term (16-20 Oct).

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    11/10/2017 Plans for major revamp of London Road revealed

    PLANS have been revealed for a major transformation of a stretch of Leicester’s busy London Road.

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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 Winstanley House opens following £2.5m revamp

    An 18th century former manor house is reopening to the public after a £2.5million transformation from derelict ruin to upmarket hotel and restaurant.

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  • 10/10/2017 Exhibitions highlight Local Plan

    INFORMATION about the new Local Plan covering 

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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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  • 09/10/2017 City pool to close for major refurbishment

    COSSINGTON Street pool is set to close to the public for up to three months while major refurbishment work takes place.

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    09/10/2017 Council granted order to acquire land for Waterside scheme

    THE proposed £80milllion regeneration of Leicester’s Waterside area has taken an important step forward.

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  • 06/10/2017 Pop-up shop opens for conversations on World Mental Health Day

    A POP-UP shop will open its doors next Tuesday (10 October) to anyone in Leicester who wants to talk about mental health issues.

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  • 06/10/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 08 October):

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  • 05/10/2017 Two city schools celebrate good Ofsted reports

    TWO city schools are celebrating after being judged ‘good’ in their most recent Ofsted inspections.

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  • 04/10/2017 Council takes steps to acquire land for bus improvement scheme

    LEICESTER City Council has signalled its intent to use compulsory purchase order 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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  • 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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  • 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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    02/10/2017 Pop-up forest gives gum-droppers food for thought

    A MINI woodland, complete with trees, shrubs and bird song, popped up at Leicester’s Clock Tower today (Monday, 2 October) as part of a national campaign to tackle the problem of discarded chewing gum.

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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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  • 02/10/2017 Apprentices taken on to help maintain housing stock

    TWENTY-THREE apprentices who have completed their training with Leicester City Council have now been taken on permanently.

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  • 29/09/2017 Leicester celebrates 30 years of Black History Month

    A WIDE range of events that recognise the contribution made by Leicester’s African and African Caribbean communities to the cultural heritage of the city, gets under way in Leicester today (September 29).

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  • 29/09/2017 Time to apply for a community grant

    COMMUNITY projects to help people overcome mental health problems are getting a helping hand thanks to a new grant funding scheme.

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  • 29/09/2017 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 01 October):

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    28/09/2017 Pencil bollards put stop to dangerous driving

    CHILDREN at a Leicester primary school are hoping that new pencil-shaped bollards will help draw a line under dangerous driver behaviour outside their school.

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  • 28/09/2017 Chance to find out more about city's future flood risk plans

    PEOPLE can find out more about proposals to reduce future flood risk to thousands of Leicester homes at a series of public events starting this week.

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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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    22/09/2017 New scheme gives boost to city's bees and butterflies

    BEES and butterflies will soon be benefiting from new flower-rich areas in Leicester, thanks to a new project that aims to create habitats that will attract and support pollinators in the city.

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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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  • 22/09/2017 Leicester gets set for a dazzling Diwali

    LEICESTER’s famous Diwali lights will be lighting up the city’s Golden Mile from Sunday October 8th this year, heralding the start of two weeks of festivities.

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  • 21/09/2017 Belgrave Food and Garden Festival comes to hall

    THE finest in local food and drink will take centre stage at this year’s Belgrave Food and Garden Festival.

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  • 20/09/2017 Last chance to view dig finds at Castle Hill Country Park

    THERE’S a final chance to see archaeologists at work in Leicester’s Castle Hill Country Park this weekend, before the four-week community dig comes to an end.

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  • 19/09/2017 Young people’s films aim to help prevent radicalisation

    YOUNG people in Leicester have created a series of films spelling out the difference between ‘radical’ and ‘radicalised’.

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  • 19/09/2017 Programme of talks showcases Splendours of the Subcontinent

    A PROGRAMME of fascinating talks is taking place focusing on a breathtaking exhibition currently on show at Leicester’s New Walk Museum and Art Gallery.

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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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    15/09/2017 Council begins next steps for new Waterside school

    PLANS for a new school in Leicester’s Waterside area are set to move forward, with a neighbouring school site earmarked for conversion into an early years centre.

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  • 15/09/2017 Roadworks in Leicester

    New works in the city (w/c Sunday 17 September):

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  • 14/09/2017 Launch event for CrowdFundLeicester scheme

    A NEW crowd-funding scheme to boost community-backed ideas and get them off the ground is being launched in Leicester this month.

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  • 13/09/2017 Explore your city on foot this autumn

    FREE group walks around Leicester will help people get out and about this autumn.

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  • 11/09/2017 Exhibitions give information about Local Plan

    PEOPLE will be able to find out more about the new Local Plan covering planning and development in Leicester over the coming 15 years at two events this week.

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