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Our response to the coronavirus outbreak is continuing – and our focus is on keeping critical services running, particularly those supporting vulnerable people.

We are currently working through the detail of the latest government announcements which affect Leicester city and parts of the county. 

Find out more about the support and guidance available, and any changes to our services.

Increased restrictions for Leicester and parts of Leicestershire announced 

New Leicestershire Matters - out now

The summer edition of our residents' newsletter is dropping through letterboxes

Coronavirus special leicestershire matters

The latest edition of Leicestershire Matters - our residents’ newsletter - is out now.

It focuses on our extensive efforts to protect and support residents during the coronavirus outbreak.

The front page is a letter to residents from our council leader, thanking people for heeding national advice and protecting key workers.

Inside the 16-page newsletter, you can also read about: 

  • our thanks to staff and volunteers for their dedication and hard work 
  • how our teams are working 24/7 to keep keep people safe and support schools
  • a landmark £1.5m scheme supporting communities during these testing times
  • a recruitment drive for new care staff
  • help and advice for people looking for mental health support
  • information on how you can enjoy our museums and heritage sites online

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Leicestershire Matters is delivered to homes from Monday, 8 June.

We work closely with a delivery company to monitor delivery rates, but please let us know if you become aware of any issues by contacting our Communications Team:


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