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• wash hands often
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• regularly test and self-isolate if required

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Leader's Christmas message

Nick Rushton wishes all residents a happy Christmas

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The leader of the council, Nick Rushton, is wishing all residents a merry Christmas after a difficult year.


I would like to wish you all a happy and peaceful Christmas at this, the end of yet another eventful and challenging year. 

I have been impressed every day by the determination and resilience of the people of Leicestershire in the face of many uncertainties and I’d like to thank them for the spirit they continue to show.

I’d also like to pay tribute all our council staff for their hard work on behalf of residents often in very difficult circumstances.

I hope you all have a restful Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year.

Leicestershire County Council leader, Nick Rushton


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