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2020 Bank Holidays: When are all the Bank Holidays this year

Here are all the the Bank and Public holidays in 2020 for England

This is how the £2.9m revamp of London Road will look with Dutch-style cycle lanes

Plans have been revealed for a major transformation of a stretch of Leicester’s busy London Road. Leicester City Council is proposing a £2.9milllion revamp of the busy route between Granby Street and the Mayfield Road roundabout, to create a safer and more appealing route for pedestrians and cyclists. New off-road 'Dutch-style' cycle lanes will be created...

77-year-old from Wigston travels all around the UK on a ‘tuk tuk’ for charity

A 77-year-old man from Leicester has completed his challenge of travelling around the UK in his 'tuk tuk'. Steve Gibbs from Wigston, drove the vehicle for 3,000 miles to raise money for a Leicestershire charity. He arrived back to Wigston this morning, three weeks later, where well wishers had gathered to cheer him on. Steve set...

Council Tax to increase across Leicester and Leicestershire

Proposals to increase council tax in Leicester and Leicestershire have been agreed. The county council approved an increase of just under 4%, while the city council voted for a rise of just under 3%.  Leicestershire County Council said its increase will allow an additional £94m to...

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 City Council given £10 million for new housing development

The Government has announced today that Leicester City Council will be given £10 million of funding for highway infrastructure enabling further investment in a new housing development. Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond and Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, Sajid Javid met with Leicester’s City Mayor, Sir Peter Soulsby at...

Free things for families to do this Christmas holidays in Leicester

There’s lots of free activities for families to do during the Christmas holidays in Leicester

Plans to redevelop Belgrave Gate costing £2m revealed

Leicester City Council have revealed new plans to redevelop the Belgrave Gate area in the city centre. The £2million development will improve the road linking the Golden Mile to Leicester city centre. The aim is to create a safer and more attractive route for pedestrians and cyclists along Belgrave Gate, from the new Haymarket Bus Station...

Work begins on new Sexual Health Clinic in Leicester’s Haymarket Shopping Centre

Work has started on a new £1.6 million sexual health clinic in Leicester’s Haymarket shopping centre. The new clinic will cover Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. The clinic will be located on the first floor of the Haymarket Shopping Centre, on the site of the old TX Maxx store. The clinic is currently based at St Peter’s...

Cat cafe set to open in Leicester’s Highcross shopping centre

Soon you’ll be able to relax and enjoy a bite in the company of fluffy kitties as the Kitty Café opens in the Highcross Leicester this Spring

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