Leicester Christmas lights switch-on draws record crowds

Leicester’s annual Christmas lights switch-on saw record crowds as the city got the festive season underway last Thursday night.

Council approves two new student accommodation blocks in Leicester

Two new student accommodation blocks have been approved in two historic parts of Leicester, with the city council giving the plans the go ahead.

Thousands gather to enjoy Leicester Christmas lights switch on

Thousands of people joined in the festivities to watch as the annual Christmas lights switch-on in the Leicester city centre which took place on Thursday night, November 22. 

Council to invest £800,000 to improve parking across Leicester

Leicester City Council is to invest £800,000 in a programme to improve parking provision, tackle careless parking and congestion and improve school road safety.

Christmas ice rink returns to Jubilee Square

Jubilee Square will once again host a temporary ice rink, sponsored by DMULocal and located next to the Christmas wheel.