Leicester Caribbean Carnival

30,000 people attended Leicester's Caribbean Carnival and Police say no arrests were made.

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Buses diverted as Caribbean Carnival comes to Leicester

Dancers moving through Leicester during last year's carnival Credit: ITV Central

People in Leicester are being advised of disruption to public transport during the city’s 28th annual Caribbean Carnival which starts tomorrow, Saturday 3rd August.

The colourful event hosts participants from around the country and features caribbean dance troupes,food, music and exhibitions.

Vibrant colours filled the streets Credit: ITV News Central

Buses will be removed from Charles Street and Haymarket from about 1:30pm to about 4:30pm, while London Road will be inaccessible between Mayfield Road roundabout and St Georges Way from about 12:30pm till 6pm.

The changes to the bus routes have been made by the council to ensure safety.

Buses will be diverted away from the carnival procession route, which runs from Victoria Park to the city centre

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