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Lost cat returns home after nine years

A woman was astonished after being reunited with her cat who disappeared from her garden in Leicester nine years ago. Victoria Roberts said she was ‘surprised’ when Spike was found fifteen miles from where he went missing. Spike was last seen in her garden in Thornhill...

Plans to convert factory into £9million office space in Leicester city centre

Leicester city council is redeveloping a former factory building in the city centre to create more office space and units for start-ups and growing businesses

Leicester’s National Space Centre wins Venue of the Year 2016 award

The National Space Centre has scooped the 2016 Unique Venue of the Year award in London, beating stiff competition in the category including the iconic view from the Shard. The award was presented at the UK Events Awards 2016, which was hosted at a glitteringly black tie event in London's Grosvenor Square. The UK Events Awards...

Latest jobs with Leicester City Council

If you are looking for a new challenge or just starting out in your career, Leicester City Council have a number of job opportunities currently available. Here is a selection of the latest vacancies: Independent Chair Salary details: £37,306 - £40,057 per annum Closing date: 03 August 2017 Social Worker (Adoption) Salary details: £20,333 - £22,122 per annum Closing date: 10...

Police crackdown on cyclists and antisocial behaviour on New Walk

A strong Police presence has been seen in Leicester's New Walk this week, in an operation to reduce the number of bikes riding along the route and cracking down on anti-social behaviour. This follows concerns raised by residents and businesses on New Walk and King Street of criminal activity in the area. Concerns include thefts...

Leicester has sixth fastest growing city centre population

The population of Leicester city centre is one of the fastest growing in the UK, according to a new study by the BBC. Leicester's city centre population has risen by a huge 145% between 2002 and 2015 - from 6,000 to 14,700, much of it focused on the cultural quarter around the Curve theatre. This is...

Newborn kittens dumped in plastic bag in Leicester

Two newborn kittens were dumped in a plastic bag and left to die in Leicester

One day only: Bargains for students at the Highcross

For one day only, students can bag some real bargains at the Highcross Shopping Centre. The ever popular Student Sessions kicks off tomorrow (Tuesday 7 March) at the Highcross in Leicester at 8:30pm. The event gives students the chance to grab some bargains, with exclusive shopping discounts and entertainment on offer. The shopping mall will be...

Huge ice rink planned for this year in Leicester City Centre

Plans for the city’s Christmas celebrations are taking shape with the announcement that a spectacular ice rink will sit at the heart of a winter wonderland in Jubilee Square. Featuring real ice, the attraction will be open every day (apart from Christmas Day) from 9th December for a whole month. The ice rink will be a...

Last chance to get your skates on in Leicester

Time is running out for those who still want a spin on the ice, with Leicester’s Christmas ice rink scheduled to close at 8pm on Monday 8 January. The real ice rink has proved popular with both local people and visitors, with around 22,000 tickets snapped up since the attraction in Jubilee Square opened...

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