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Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) Are Just Around The Corner

From 1st April 2018, Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards regulations will come into force making it illegal to let most properties that don't achieve a minimum Energy Performance Rating of E. It forms part of...
Street Sign: Changes Ahead

Changes to Landlord Legislation in Leicester: Planned Selective Licensing Scheme

Changes to how the private rented sector in Leicester is governed has been proposed by Castle Ward Councillor, Patrick Kitterick. Namely, the introduction of selective licensing in Leicester. The planned licensing is part of...
Leicester Clock Tower

Confirmed: Haymarket Leicester New Look Set To Close

Last month, we questioned whether New Look in Leicester was safe. We suspected either Fosse Park or Highcross would close though it has been confirmed today that New Look in Leicester Haymarket will be...
Leicester Strategy Diagram

Leicester & Leicestershire 2050: A Vision For Growth

Ten organisations have partnered together to deliver their Leicester vision of growth for the city and Leicestershire over the next thirty-two years - a massive time scale and your views are requested for the...
Leicester Clock Tower

Toys ‘R’ Us To Close

All Toys 'R' Us stores in the UK (including Toys 'R' Us Leicester) are set to close within the next 6 weeks after administrators failed to find a buyer for the failing toy retail...

Greggs Granby Street Leicester Opens!

Greggs have opened a new store on Granby Street, Leicester today but it's business as usual with no opening day offers and half-heartedly erected balloon towers...
Downsizing Homes

Government Scraps National Landlord Database

Minister for the Private Rental Sector, Heather Wheeler, has confirmed the UK Government have no intention of introducing a mandatory, national landlord register, RLA reports, with the plans being "unnecessary and costly". She said “The...

Haymarket Theatre Reopens After Eleven Years

The Haymarket Theatre reopened last night (2nd March 2018) after being closed and derelict for the past eleven years; previously hosting shows like The Nightingale and Christmas pantomime favourites. The building benefited from a £3.6million...
Welcome to Thurmaston Twinned with Offranville Sign by Harry Albert Lettings & Estates Leicester Letting Agent

New Block of Flats in Thurmaston, Costco Petrol Station, Thurmaston Methodist Hall Demolition

The residents in Thurmaston, Leicester have expressed concern over plans submitted to convert the use of an old factory into flats. Councillor Brenda Seaton from Thurmaston Parish Council said "The proposed development at 3...
Midland Heart soon to be Greggs

[Update] Greggs To Open On Granby Street

A few days ago, we reported that Greggs the Baker was opening on Granby Street in Leicester, next to the Barley Mow (which is nearing completion of their refurb). In the article, it was predicted...
Midland Heart soon to be Greggs

What’s Happening To Midland Heart and The Barley Mow, Granby Street, Leicester?

Greggs the Baker is set to open on Granby Street in Leicester once works have completed on the old Midland Heart Building that's been closed for some years next to The Barley Mow which is...
Leicester City Council New Development 2018

Peter Soulsby Responds To Scandalous £24’000 New Walk Council Office Deal

We recently revealed the £24'000 price tag placed on the one and a half acre site which housed the old Leicester City Council offices. Leicester Mayor, Peter Soulsby, has responded to those criticising his...

BHS To Reopen As USC And Sports Direct Leicester

Sports Direct plc owned USC and Sports Direct are to open in the old two-storey BHS building that has lain vacant since BHS' collapse in Summer of 2016. Works are underway to transform the...


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