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A major redevelopment scheme being carried out by The University of Leicester will bring road closures this weekend after its latest stage of improvements is due to take place. With a huge £150m investment, the University aims to transform its...
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A call for artwork inspired by the Covid-19 lockdown has been issued in Leicester. The artwork will be place of display in the city's New Walk Museum and Art Gallery. The museum and galleries outreach team of Leicester city council have made this...
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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Leicester has partnered with Leicester City Football Club’s CEO and the Bishop of Leicester to champion and celebrate Leicester’s community spirit this weekend. They are being supported by a whole host of...
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In the wake of revelations about the exploitation of illegal factory workers in Leicester, we spoke to a former worker who left his job after concerns for his own wellbeing.  Speaking to our team, Kushal Kumar, which is a false name created to...
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Last year, it was reported that Leicestershire had its highest rate of knife crime in a decade. According to Police reports, there were 869 serious crimes that involved knives in 2019. Whilst everything is going on with the lockdown, there are still...