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Friday, April 10, 2020

City Life

£3.9m transformation of Leicester’s London Road to start

A major transformation of Leicester’s busy London Road is due to get underway this summer. Leicester City Council will be revamping the route between Granby Street and the Victoria Park roundabout, to create a safer and more attractive route for cyclists and pedestrians. New cycle lanes will be created on either side of London Road, between...

Big names in music and comedy announced for Leicester’s City Festival

The first artists have been announced for a major programme of music, comedy and entertainment at Leicester’s City Festival. The 2019 City Festival takes place over seven fun-packed days from August 19 to 25, including a street art programme. The centrepiece of the festival will be a...

How coronavirus will affect bin collections in Leicester and Leicestershire

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, changes are being introduced to recycling and waste collection services across Leicester and Leicestershire

Search for £100,000 National Lottery winner continues with only few days remaining

The National Lottery is still hunting for the person who bought a winning lottery ticket in Leicestershire and hasn't claimed their winnings of £100,000. The winning ticket was purchased in the Melton or Charnwood area and the winner has just a few more days to collect the prize money - it will expire on 23...

Leicestershire sees mini-boom in house prices

House prices in Leicestershire have grown by 6.9% annually, according to the latest Rightmove House Price Index for August. This compares to an annual growth rate of 3.1% across England and Wales. House prices in the month of August itself cooled slightly by 0.9% across the UK, with the average asking price dropping slightly from...

Two major development projects get underway in the city

Motorists are being warned of traffic disruption affecting Leicester’s busy city centre roads in the new year, as preliminary road works get underway as part of two major redevelopment projects. Work will start in early January at sites in both Great Central Street and on two sections of Vaughan Way, as the two...

Leicestershire council starts camera patrols at these 23 schools to catch illegal parking

Leicestershire County Council has revealed that a camera car will be sent to 23 schools across the county to catch drivers who park illegally. The County Council says it will deploy the patrol vehicle outside schools it has identified as having a problem with motorists who ignore parking restrictions. The car will be appearing at dropping...

Major changes to revamp of Leicester’s Fenwick building

Major changes have been announced in the revamp of Leicester’s historic Fenwick building

Leicestershire could see hottest day of the year on Monday

Leicestershire will be basking in sunshine this week as temperatures are set to soar. Monday could see one of the hottest days of the year so far, with a maximum tempreture of 23 °C in Leicestershire. The Met Ofice expects a bright and sunny start to the day, with some cloud increasing through the day, but...

Exclusive discounts and offers for students at Highcross this week

The ever popular Student Sessions is back at the Highcross shopping centre, and for one day only, students can bag some real bargains. The event gives students the opportunity to get some great deals, with exclusive shopping discounts and entertainment on offer. Highcross will be transformed for students from 8:30pm-12am, on Tuesday 10 October, with over...

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