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  • 16/02/2018 Roadworks in Leicester

    Details of this week's roadworks in Leicester

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  • 15/02/2018 City welcomes the Year of the Dog

    EVENTS marking the start of the Chinese New Year will be taking place in Leicester this weekend – and there are plenty of opportunities to celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Dog.

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  • 15/02/2018 Talk tells of suffragettes' struggle

    A TALK by a local historian next month will tell the story of women’s long struggle for the right to vote.

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  • 15/02/2018 Improvement work to begin on Church Gate

    WORK to improve a busy city centre shopping street is set to begin next week

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  • 14/02/2018 Second national award for parks’ volunteering scheme

    A VOLUNTEERING scheme organised by the city council’s parks department has won its second national award.

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  • 09/02/2018 New Walk Museum’s Dinosaur Gallery now licensed for weddings

    IF you’ve ever dreamed of getting married beneath the gaze of a prehistoric giant, then New Walk Museum’s latest offering might be just up your street.

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  • 09/02/2018 Roadworks in Leicester

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  • 08/02/2018 Secondary school celebrates good Ofsted result

    A CITY secondary school has been officially rated ‘good’ by Ofsted, with its 16 to 19 study programme rated as outstanding.

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  • 08/02/2018 Pancake fun on offer at Leicester Market

    SHROVE Tuesday will be celebrated next week at Leicester Market, when it hosts its annual Pancake Day race in aid of local hospice LOROS.

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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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  • 02/02/2018 Children in care get awards at celebration event

    CHILDREN and young people who are in care have been rewarded for their progress and achievements at the city council’s annual Celebrating Success awards ceremony.

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  • 02/02/2018 Campaign to mark Children's Mental Health Week

    A CAMPAIGN has been launched to help encourage children and young people to talk about their mental health.

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  • 02/02/2018 Roadworks in Leicester

    Details of this week's roadworks in Leicester.

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  • 01/02/2018 Leicester ready to celebrate its suffragette

    A BRONZE statue of the shoe factory machinist who fought for women’s right to vote will be unveiled in Leicester’s new market square this weekend.

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  • 01/02/2018 City pool to be officially reopened following revamp

    A CITY swimming pool is to be officially reopened following a major refurbishment.

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  • 01/02/2018 Council wins £10 million for Ashton Green

    The Government has today announced that Leicester is to receive £10 million of funding for highway infrastructure to unlock further development at the city council’s Ashton Green housing site.

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  • 31/01/2018 Story of Sylvia Pankhurst at Guildhall

    THE story of Sylvia Pankhurst – artist and campaigner of votes for women – will be told against a backdrop of slides of her paintings at Leicester’s Guildlhall this Saturday (3 February).

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  • 31/01/2018 Changes to parking permit rules and charges announced

    CHANGES to some rules and charges relating to residents’ parking zones in Leicester have been announced by the city council.

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  • 31/01/2018 Candidates wanted for Young People’s Council

    YOUNG people who want to have their say on local issues are being invited to stand for election to the city’s Young People’s Council (YPC).

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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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  • 31/01/2018 Work starts on city secondary school’s expansion

    WORK is set to begin on a major expansion to a city secondary school.Fullhurst Community College, in Imperial Avenue, Braunstone, will expand into the vacant site formerly occupied by Ellesmere College.

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  • 31/01/2018 Nest-based webcam gives bird’s eye view of Leicester peregrines

    PEOPLE can follow the daily lives of a pair of wild peregrine falcons in Leicester city centre thanks to a new nest box webcam.

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  • 29/01/2018 First CrowdFundLeicester appeal hits its target

    A NEW crowd funding platform to support local community projects in Leicester has seen its first appeal hit its target.

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  • 29/01/2018 New director of children's services

    LEICESTER City Council has appointed Gerard Jones, currently deputy director of safeguarding and early help with Central Bedfordshire Council, as its new director of children’s services.

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  • 29/01/2018 Steam toys in spotlight at museum

    STEAM toys of all shapes and sizes will be taking centre stage at a popular annual event at Leicester’s Abbey Pumping Station.

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  • 26/01/2018 Suffragette families come together for Alice Hawkins statue unveiling

    THE GREAT-granddaughter of the suffragette leader Emmeline Pankhurst will meet up with members of Alice Hawkins’ family next week for the unveiling of a statue that will honour the woman who led the suffrage movement in Leicester.

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  • 26/01/2018 Roadworks in Leicester this week

    Details of this week's roadworks in Leicester.

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  • 25/01/2018 City backs national ‘Time to Talk Day’ campaign

    AN event to encourage people to talk openly about mental health will be held in Leicester next week as part of a national campaign.

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  • 24/01/2018 Consultation launched on major new 20mph zone in city community

    PEOPLE living in Eyres Monsell are being asked their views in a major consultation about an extensive new 20mph zone in the area.

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  • 23/01/2018 Big Garden Bird Watch at city park

    PEOPLE are being to take part in a national bird watch event at a city park this weekend.

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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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  • 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

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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 Time to reflect on Holocaust Memorial Day

    THE MILLIONS of people killed in the Holocaust and in subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur will be remembered in Leicester next week.

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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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  • 16/01/2018 Date announced for Alice Hawkins statue unveiling

    A BRONZE statue of the shoe factory machinist who fought for women’s right to vote is to be unveiled in Leicester’s new market square next month.

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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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  • 11/01/2018 Apply for school place before 15 Jan deadline

    PARENTS and carers of children who will be starting full-time school in Leicester this autumn are being reminded to apply before the deadline of 15 January.

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  • 11/01/2018 Have your say on how city and county will grow

    PEOPLE are being asked to have their say on a plan setting out how Leicester and Leicestershire will grow in the future.

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  • 08/01/2018 Ice rink will be back next Christmas says City Mayor

    LEICESTER’S ice rink closes at 8pm tonight (Monday 8 January) – but the good news is that it will be back in Jubilee Square next Christmas.

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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 Last chance to get your skates on in Leicester

    LEICESTER’S Christmas ice rink will close at 8pm on Monday (8 January) – which means that time is running out for anyone who still wants to have a spin on the ice.

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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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  • 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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  • 29/12/2017 New solar-powered defibrillator unit in city park

    A NEW solar-powered defibrillator unit has been installed in a city park.

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