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Live updates: Part of Leicester city centre shut by police - Leicestershire Live

Live updates: Part of Leicester city centre shut by police  Leicestershire Live

An 'ongoing incident' has closed off part of Leicester city centre. Police say St Nicholas Circle is currently closed "due to us dealing with an ongoing incident.".

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:43 pm


73 adorable photos of children starting school in Leicestershire in 2002 - Leicestershire Live

73 adorable photos of children starting school in Leicestershire in 2002  Leicestershire Live

No matter how many years it has been since you were in school, you probably still get that *fresh* start feeling when September rolls around. It was drilled into us ...

Published on 15 September 2019 | 5:00 pm


Armed drunk threatened neighbour in Leicester street with a 'fearsome' machete - Leicestershire Live

Armed drunk threatened neighbour in Leicester street with a 'fearsome' machete  Leicestershire Live

The judge said he had ignored an earlier chance given to him by the court.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 4:00 pm


Review: We test Leicester's best burger joints - as recommended by you - Leicestershire Live

Review: We test Leicester's best burger joints - as recommended by you  Leicestershire Live

Where should you go for the best burger in Leicester?

Published on 15 September 2019 | 3:00 pm


Police appeal for Ashley Roe who was last seen in Humberstone Gate 2 days ago - Leicestershire Live

Police appeal for Ashley Roe who was last seen in Humberstone Gate 2 days ago  Leicestershire Live

Mr Roe could be sheltering somewhere in the city centre, police said.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 1:32 pm


Diabetic dad left sleeping rough says charity changed his life - Leicestershire Live

Diabetic dad left sleeping rough says charity changed his life  Leicestershire Live

'It felt like there was no one willing to help me, I'd reached the point where I just couldn't see an end to it'

Published on 15 September 2019 | 1:00 pm


Mum accuses Leicestershire council of stalling over disability funding decision in an attempt to save cash - Leicestershire Live

Mum accuses Leicestershire council of stalling over disability funding decision in an attempt to save cash  Leicestershire Live

The county council has been assessing the family, who all have a disability, for more than two years.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 12:00 pm


Sky Sports pundit's question mark over Ayoze Perez - Leicestershire Live

Sky Sports pundit's question mark over Ayoze Perez  Leicestershire Live

Leicester City summer arrival has started last two matches on the bench.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 10:00 am


The best and worst things students have said about Leicester - Leicestershire Live

The best and worst things students have said about Leicester  Leicestershire Live

It is almost that time of year again when Leicester gets some brand new residents. Freshers will be arriving at the University of Leicester and De Montfort ...

Published on 15 September 2019 | 9:00 am


This is what Snibston Colliery in Coalville looks like today - Leicestershire Live

This is what Snibston Colliery in Coalville looks like today  Leicestershire Live

Former miners gave members of the public a tour around the site.

Published on 15 September 2019 | 7:54 am


Driver 'fortunate' after car overturns blocking M69 motorway - Leicestershire Live

Driver 'fortunate' after car overturns blocking M69 motorway  Leicestershire Live

A driver escaped a crash which saw the M69 shut northbound late last night with only minor injuries. Police said that the occupants of a car suffered on minor ...

Published on 15 September 2019 | 7:16 am


Fight zombies in the woods with Fortnite themed kids survival day - Leicestershire Live

Fight zombies in the woods with Fortnite themed kids survival day  Leicestershire Live

If you are looking for something for your kids to do in October half term, then the zombie apocalypse might be the answer. Young Pathfinders, a youth group ...

Published on 15 September 2019 | 4:00 am


Live updates: Overturned car reported on M69 motorway near Hinckley - Leicestershire Live

Live updates: Overturned car reported on M69 motorway near Hinckley  Leicestershire Live

The northbound side of the M69 is blocked due to a collison. Highways England say the motorway is shut between Junction 2 at Hinckley and the M1 Junction 1.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 8:32 pm


Live updates: Police called to crash on A6 near Market Harborough - Leicestershire Live

Live updates: Police called to crash on A6 near Market Harborough  Leicestershire Live

Police are dealing with an RTC on the A6 in the south of the county this afternoon. Motorists are warned to "expect delays" due to the incident, between Kibworth ...

Published on 14 September 2019 | 2:34 pm


Popular Ashby doctors' surgery to be closed next month - Leicestershire Live

Popular Ashby doctors' surgery to be closed next month  Leicestershire Live

The Surgery in North Street was put in special measures two years ago.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 2:26 pm


Tributes are paid to well-known north Leicestershire milkman Larry Hill - Leicestershire Live

Tributes are paid to well-known north Leicestershire milkman Larry Hill  Leicestershire Live

A well known milkman in Charnwood has passed away. Local businessman Larry Hill worked as a milkman for 27 years serving Shepshed, Hathern, Zouch, ...

Published on 14 September 2019 | 2:00 pm


For sale: The stock from an entire Leicestershire record store that's closed down - Leicestershire Live

For sale: The stock from an entire Leicestershire record store that's closed down  Leicestershire Live

There's thousands of records and CDs going under the hammer.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 10:59 am


Man charged over explosives after bomb squad called to village street - Leicestershire Live

Man charged over explosives after bomb squad called to village street  Leicestershire Live

A 29-year-old man has been charged with making or possessing an explosive under suspicious circumstances. Matthew Montanow was arrested after officers ...

Published on 14 September 2019 | 10:48 am


Here's where KFC wants to open new restaurants in Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Here's where KFC wants to open new restaurants in Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Chicken chain chiefs are keen to find suitable locations.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 8:14 am


Jamie Vardy criticises Claude Puel's training methods at Leicester City - Leicestershire Live

Jamie Vardy criticises Claude Puel's training methods at Leicester City  Leicestershire Live

Vardy has commented on his relationship with the Frenchman.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 8:00 am


Swans spotted holding up traffic on busy Leicester dual carriageway - Leicestershire Live

Swans spotted holding up traffic on busy Leicester dual carriageway  Leicestershire Live

We've heard of a pelican crossing but this is ridiculous. A pair of swans has been filmed causing traffic problems on the A46 this morning. The large white ...

Published on 14 September 2019 | 7:54 am


Child online grooming in Leicestershire up by 51 per cent in just a year - Leicestershire Live

Child online grooming in Leicestershire up by 51 per cent in just a year  Leicestershire Live

The figure was way above the national increase of 36 per cent.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 5:00 am


The shocking number of teenagers claiming Universal Credit in Leicester - Leicestershire Live

The shocking number of teenagers claiming Universal Credit in Leicester  Leicestershire Live

Campaigners said the findings reflected the huge number of people "struggling" on low incomes.

Published on 14 September 2019 | 2:00 am


The hidden dangers of magnet fishing - BBC News

The hidden dangers of magnet fishing  BBC News

The hobby is becoming increasingly popular with YouTubers but authorities fear it could result in tragedy.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:39 pm


Do not be alarmed by flaming planes over Leicester say police - Leicestershire Live

Do not be alarmed by flaming planes over Leicester say police  Leicestershire Live

One LeicestershireLive reader said they witnessed “two planes both on fire”

Published on 13 September 2019 | 9:16 pm


Searches for Michael Tomlinson who's been missing from home since Monday - Leicestershire Live

Searches for Michael Tomlinson who's been missing from home since Monday  Leicestershire Live

Police are appealing for help tracing a man who has been missing for four days. Michael Tomlinson was last seen on Monday and police say they are becoming ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 1:37 pm


County Championship: Northants beat Leicestershire to go second - BBC Sport

County Championship: Northants beat Leicestershire to go second  BBC Sport

Northants move up to second in the Championship Division Two table after a seven-wicket win over Leicestershire.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:54 am


'Totally unacceptable' - Plan for 1,000 acre development near Hinckley blasted - Leicestershire Live

'Totally unacceptable' - Plan for 1,000 acre development near Hinckley blasted  Leicestershire Live

Plans to develop a huge area of land near Hinckley are 'totally unacceptable', a councillor has warned. Leicestershire councillor David Bill was alarmed at a ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:54 am


2 crashes and spillage causes delays on M1 - Leicestershire Live

2 crashes and spillage causes delays on M1  Leicestershire Live

There was slow traffic on the M1 this morning due to a spillage and a crash. The exit slip road was partially blocked near Lutterworth following a spillage and a ...

Published on 13 September 2019 | 11:36 am


9 junctions on A511 in Leicestershire in line for multi-million pound revamp - Leicestershire Live

9 junctions on A511 in Leicestershire in line for multi-million pound revamp  Leicestershire Live

Nine junctions along one of Leicestershire's most congested roads could be revamped as part of a £49 million bid to tackle congestion and air pollution.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 3:00 am


County Championship: Northamptonshire chasing 141 to beat Leicestershire - BBC Sport

County Championship: Northamptonshire chasing 141 to beat Leicestershire  BBC Sport

Northants equal a first-class record with eight lbws to set up a chase of just 141 against Leicestershire.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 11:38 pm


Bomb squad, police and ambulance at incident in Leicestershire village cul-de-sac - Leicestershire Live

Bomb squad, police and ambulance at incident in Leicestershire village cul-de-sac  Leicestershire Live

Police, ambulance crews and the bomb squad are at an incident in a cul-de-sac in a Leicestershire village. Vicarage Close in Newbold Coleorton near Ashby ...

Published on 12 September 2019 | 5:07 pm


Coach passengers hurt after crash with car on A47 in Rutland - Leicestershire Live

Coach passengers hurt after crash with car on A47 in Rutland  Leicestershire Live

Coach passengers were treated at the roadside after their vehicle collided with a car on the A47. Some of the 30 passengers on the coach had minor injuries ...

Published on 12 September 2019 | 3:58 pm


Killer Asian hornet nest destroyed near Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Killer Asian hornet nest destroyed near Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Experts hunted the nest after a member of the public reported a sighting.

Published on 12 September 2019 | 12:22 pm


MBO complete at Leicestershire electronic payment solutions provider - East Midlands Business Link

MBO complete at Leicestershire electronic payment solutions provider  East Midlands Business Link

NVM Private Equity's (NVM) fund, NVM Private Equity Vintage III LP, has completed the management buy-out of Leicestershire-based Secure Retail Limited ...

Published on 12 September 2019 | 9:58 am


County Championship: Rob Keogh stars as Northants edge ahead of Leicestershire - BBC Sport

County Championship: Rob Keogh stars as Northants edge ahead of Leicestershire  BBC Sport

Rob Keogh's century steers Northants to a narrow first-innings lead over Leicestershire at Grace Road with three wickets left.

Published on 11 September 2019 | 5:07 pm


'There are jobs available in Leicestershire' even if national vacancies are falling - Leicestershire Live

'There are jobs available in Leicestershire' even if national vacancies are falling  Leicestershire Live

ONS says number of people in work rose in the three months to July.

Published on 11 September 2019 | 11:06 am


Land Rover Discovery stolen in Leicestershire village crashes with police car - Leicestershire Live

Land Rover Discovery stolen in Leicestershire village crashes with police car  Leicestershire Live

The crash happened 10 miles away in a town in a different county.

Published on 10 September 2019 | 3:51 pm


Who is up for a 2019 Leicestershire ProCon award for small non-residential scheme of the year? - Leicestershire Live

Who is up for a 2019 Leicestershire ProCon award for small non-residential scheme of the year?  Leicestershire Live

In the running are a hotel created from a Georgian gem, a remodelled city centre church and a temple to architectural practice.

Published on 10 September 2019 | 2:55 pm


Missing Leicestershire teen found by police in abandoned pub - Leicestershire Live

Missing Leicestershire teen found by police in abandoned pub  Leicestershire Live

Four missing teenagers have been found in an abandoned pub. A 13-year-old girl from Swadlincote, a 16-year-old boy missing from Swadlincote, a 14-year-old ...

Published on 10 September 2019 | 2:28 pm


Hassan Azad, Leicestershire opener with a desire to bat for long periods - The Times

Hassan Azad, Leicestershire opener with a desire to bat for long periods  The Times

With England no nearer to solving their top-order troubles, in the second of a three-part series Elgan Alderman profiles the County Championship openers who ...

Published on 10 September 2019 | 11:00 am


Emergency services attending incident in Saffron Lane - Leicestershire Live

Emergency services attending incident in Saffron Lane  Leicestershire Live

British Transport Police, the fire *service* and an air ambulance were all seen attending the scene.

Published on 10 September 2019 | 10:29 am


Leicester honours one of the city's most prominent Muslim figures - Leicestershire Live

Leicester honours one of the city's most prominent Muslim figures  Leicestershire Live

An Imam from Leicester has been honoured with a new street sign in his name after over 40 years of *service* to Leicester's Muslim community. Hadhrat Shaykh ...

Published on 10 September 2019 | 6:28 am


The Good Food Guide 2020 reveals top restaurants in Leicestershire and Rutland - Leicestershire Live

The Good Food Guide 2020 reveals top restaurants in Leicestershire and Rutland  Leicestershire Live

Here's a few ideas of where to visit for your next meal out.

Published on 10 September 2019 | 5:53 am


Leicestershire will work together for consistent collections - letsrecycle.com

Leicestershire will work together for consistent collections  letsrecycle.com

Councils in Leicestershire are to harmonise their recycling collections in an effort to provide a more consistent *service* within the county.

Published on 9 September 2019 | 9:30 am


The free agents Leicester City can sign now - Leicestershire Live

The free agents Leicester City can sign now  Leicestershire Live

Brendan Rodgers can sign any of these players to bolster his Leicester City squad.

Published on 9 September 2019 | 5:00 am


The schools in Leicestershire that are the hardest to get into - Leicestershire Live

The schools in Leicestershire that are the hardest to get into  Leicestershire Live

Two thirds of parents didn't get a spot at one school.

Published on 8 September 2019 | 2:00 pm


This is why police closed a Leicester road for 3 hours - Leicestershire Live

This is why police closed a Leicester road for 3 hours  Leicestershire Live

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital then discharged and arrested after he crashed into a parked car on a Leicester street. The 39-year-old was arrested after the ...

Published on 8 September 2019 | 11:50 am


The school trips that Leicestershire pupils loved to go on - Leicestershire Live

The school trips that Leicestershire pupils loved to go on  Leicestershire Live

You were treated to some fantastic days, and weeks, out.

Published on 8 September 2019 | 10:30 am


Leicestershire based club to continue growing thanks to new all-weather pitch - Pitchcare

Leicestershire based club to continue growing thanks to new all-weather pitch  Pitchcare

Alberto Costa, MP for South Leicestershire, joined the celebrations at Saffron Dynamo FC in Leicestershire recently as he officially opened their new 61m x 43m ...

Published on 8 September 2019 | 8:00 am


What you can and can't recycle in Leicestershire - a definitive list - Leicestershire Live

What you can and can't recycle in Leicestershire - a definitive list  Leicestershire Live

District councils are joining forces to make recycling easier.

Published on 8 September 2019 | 3:00 am


Review: We try a Full English breakfast on board Leicestershire bus café The Mash Tun - Leicestershire Live

Review: We try a Full English breakfast on board Leicestershire bus café The Mash Tun  Leicestershire Live

There's not many things that beat a good Full English, are there? With bacon, egg, sausage and more, it's a satisfying way to start the day. We've got some ...

Published on 8 September 2019 | 3:00 am


Motorcyclist dies in M69 crash in Leicestershire - BBC News

Motorcyclist dies in M69 crash in Leicestershire  BBC News

Police were called to the crash at 09:26 BST, where a man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Published on 7 September 2019 | 7:00 am


8 fantastic Leicestershire Christmas shows you need to book now - Leicestershire Live

8 fantastic Leicestershire Christmas shows you need to book now  Leicestershire Live

It just wouldn't be Christmas without a festive theatre visit.

Published on 7 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Meet the Leicestershire man who is 1 of Tinder's most fancied singles - Leicestershire Live

Meet the Leicestershire man who is 1 of Tinder's most fancied singles  Leicestershire Live

'I was really surprised, I was almost looking in the mirror and thinking 'me, really?'

Published on 7 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Town centre in Leicestershire in line for £25 million revamp - Leicestershire Live

Town centre in Leicestershire in line for £25 million revamp  Leicestershire Live

Major transport improvements are among ideas on how to use the Government cash.

Published on 7 September 2019 | 3:00 am


Live: Reports of suspected armed robbery at Leicestershire co-op - Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Live: Reports of suspected armed robbery at Leicestershire co-op - Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Police are at the scene of a supermarket this morning in Moira following reports of a suspected robbery. There is a police cordon in place at the Co-op ...

Published on 6 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Thomas Bow secures £36m Leicestershire patching contract - Planning, BIM & Construction Today

Thomas Bow secures £36m Leicestershire patching contract  Planning, BIM & Construction Today

Thomas Bow City Asphalt has secured a patching contract with Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council worth £36m to deliver road repairs.

Published on 6 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Live updates: Police cordon off area of Rally Park in Leicester - Leicestershire Live

Live updates: Police cordon off area of Rally Park in Leicester  Leicestershire Live

Police have cordoned off a large section of Rally Park, off Tudor Road in Leicester. We are reporting on this story live. Updates are below. We want you to be ...

Published on 6 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Porsche owner in court for flicking cigarette butt out of window - Leicestershire Live

Porsche owner in court for flicking cigarette butt out of window  Leicestershire Live

A Porsche owner has been hit with a bill of more than £1,600 after a council officer spotted a cigarette butt being thrown out of the vehicle's window.

Published on 5 September 2019 | 7:00 am


600 jobs for new Leicestershire police officers as Government launches £750m recruitment scheme - Leicestershire Live

600 jobs for new Leicestershire police officers as Government launches £750m recruitment scheme  Leicestershire Live

Police bosses say they need to recruit some 600 officers in Leicestershire over the next five years. Senior officers have launched a campaign to find new officers ...

Published on 5 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Former officer to be referred to CPS over Leicestershire Police's handling of Greville Janner case - Leicestershire Live

Former officer to be referred to CPS over Leicestershire Police's handling of Greville Janner case  Leicestershire Live

The Crown Prosecution *Service* is to consider whether criminal proceedings should be brought against a former Leicestershire Police officer over the handling of ...

Published on 5 September 2019 | 7:00 am


These 10 pubs are the best in Leicestershire and Rutland, according to The Good Pub Guide 2020 - Leicestershire Live

These 10 pubs are the best in Leicestershire and Rutland, according to The Good Pub Guide 2020  Leicestershire Live

Described as Britain's best-loved pub guide, The Good Pub Guide 2020 is published today - and a total of 95 Leicestershire and Rutland pubs are featured.

Published on 5 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Road cleared for Jaguar Land Rover to build 'global' hub in Leicestershire by 2023 - Leicestershire Live

Road cleared for Jaguar Land Rover to build 'global' hub in Leicestershire by 2023  Leicestershire Live

Concerns about the environment, wildlife, traffic and visual impact were raised.

Published on 4 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Children's safety 'compromised' at Leicestershire nursery rated inadequate by Ofsted - Leicestershire Live

Children's safety 'compromised' at Leicestershire nursery rated inadequate by Ofsted  Leicestershire Live

A playgroup where children's safety and wellbeing are being “compromised” has been told it must make urgent improvements after being rated inadequate by ...

Published on 4 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Leicestershire deal another string to Thomas' Bow - Highways Magazine

Leicestershire deal another string to Thomas' Bow  Highways Magazine

The four-year patching contract with Leicestershire County Council and Leicester City Council will see Thomas Bow as the principal contractor. The firm will be ...

Published on 4 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Landlord of 1 of Leicestershire's smallest pubs taken to court by council - Leicestershire Live

Landlord of 1 of Leicestershire's smallest pubs taken to court by council  Leicestershire Live

A landlord of one of Leicestershire's smallest pubs has been taken to court by council bosses. Robert Sandham did not respond to a series of demands from ...

Published on 4 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Thieves target 25 pay and display machines in a month in Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Thieves target 25 pay and display machines in a month in Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

They have hit 18 machines in Leicester city centre alone.

Published on 4 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Update on plans to move 1,000 years of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland's history to County Hall - Leicestershire Live

Update on plans to move 1,000 years of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland's history to County Hall  Leicestershire Live

Designs for the building that will house 'a 1,000 years of Leicestershire's history' are being drawn up as plans to move the records office to Glenfield have ...

Published on 4 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Land for 25 homes being sold in 'buzzing' Leicestershire village - Leicestershire Live

Land for 25 homes being sold in 'buzzing' Leicestershire village  Leicestershire Live

An area of land outside Barwell where 25 new homes could be built is being sold. The 5.6-acre site at Crabtree Farm, off Hinckley Road, is currently owned by ...

Published on 3 September 2019 | 7:00 am


These are the top 10 GP surgeries in Leicestershire according to patients - Leicestershire Live

These are the top 10 GP surgeries in Leicestershire according to patients  Leicestershire Live

The GP surgery in the county that has been rated the best by patients has been revealed. Based on the GP Patient Survey, which is an ongoing poll involving ...

Published on 2 September 2019 | 7:00 am


21 brilliant Leicestershire events to look forward to in September - Leicestershire Live

21 brilliant Leicestershire events to look forward to in September  Leicestershire Live

So, here we are in September! The children are back at school and we're at the end of the summer (although hopefully there will be a few more warm, sunny ...

Published on 1 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Reviewers reveal what they think of Morrisons stores across Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Reviewers reveal what they think of Morrisons stores across Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Some fared well on their parking facilities while others on their friendly staff.

Published on 1 September 2019 | 7:00 am


Council announces emergency closure of Leicestershire tip - Leicestershire Live

Council announces emergency closure of Leicestershire tip  Leicestershire Live

"We're sorry for any inconvenience and would encourage people to use alternative sites."

Published on 31 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Plans unveiled to build £25m surf lagoon in Coleshill near Leicestershire border - Leicestershire Live

Plans unveiled to build £25m surf lagoon in Coleshill near Leicestershire border  Leicestershire Live

A £25million wave park could be built in Coleshill - close to the county border with Leicestershire. Plans have been submitted to build a 5.4-acre artificial surf ...

Published on 30 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Over £1 million in grants awarded to Leicestershire businesses - Leicester News

Over £1 million in grants awarded to Leicestershire businesses  Leicester News

Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2019. Pic of Helen Kenny. Collaborate for Growth, the Leicestershire business support project has awarded £1.2 million in ...

Published on 28 August 2019 | 7:00 am


GCSE results day 2019 in Leicester and Leicestershire as it happens - Leicestershire Live

GCSE results day 2019 in Leicester and Leicestershire as it happens  Leicestershire Live

Students across Leicestershire found out how they did in their GCSEs today. After teenagers picked up their A-Level results last week, Year 11 students found ...

Published on 27 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Women involved in 'county lines' drug dealing jailed - Leicestershire Live

Women involved in 'county lines' drug dealing jailed  Leicestershire Live

Two women have been jailed for their part in county lines drug dealing in Loughborough. Lisa Hutchinson and Pauline Smith were sentenced on Friday at ...

Published on 27 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Big Brother contestants from Leicestershire - where are they now? - Leicestershire Live

Big Brother contestants from Leicestershire - where are they now?  Leicestershire Live

'I went from being unknown to almost a household name'

Published on 26 August 2019 | 7:00 am


The most frustrating things that annoy Leicestershire drivers - Leicestershire Live

The most frustrating things that annoy Leicestershire drivers  Leicestershire Live

These can prompt at least a mild case of road rage.

Published on 26 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Pub that's been open since 1666 named the best in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland - Leicestershire Live

Pub that's been open since 1666 named the best in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland  Leicestershire Live

The pub has been run by Jeff and Carol Evans who celebrate 50 years of marriage this year.

Published on 26 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Loughborough has been named Leicestershire's sexiest town, according to Lovehoney - Leicestershire Live

Loughborough has been named Leicestershire's sexiest town, according to Lovehoney  Leicestershire Live

Loughborough is Leicestershire's sexiest town, according to a leading adult toy company. The town's 57,600 residents apparently spend more on their sexual ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Leicestershire beach shut for bank holiday weekend due to poisonous algae - Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire beach shut for bank holiday weekend due to poisonous algae  Leicestershire Live

Anglian Water continue to test the levels of the algae.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Tip in Leicestershire to be closed for three months for maintenance work - Leicestershire Live

Tip in Leicestershire to be closed for three months for maintenance work  Leicestershire Live

A 12 week long closure will get underway very soon.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Jobs at Leicestershire County Council you can apply for now - Leicestershire Live

Jobs at Leicestershire County Council you can apply for now  Leicestershire Live

There are currently 46 jobs available at one of the county's largest employers.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 7:00 am


18 things to do in Leicestershire this bank holiday weekend - Leicestershire Live

18 things to do in Leicestershire this bank holiday weekend  Leicestershire Live

Hooray - another bank holiday weekend is here! The weather forecast is looking good, and there's plenty of activities to enjoy in the city and county - whether ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 7:00 am


County Championship: Leicestershire bat out final day to draw with Durham - BBC Sport

County Championship: Leicestershire bat out final day to draw with Durham  BBC Sport

Mark Cosgrove's unbeaten century helps Leicestershire bat out the final day to draw their Division Two fixture with Durham.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Leicestershire to invest in weight-management app - PublicTechnology

Leicestershire to invest in weight-management app  PublicTechnology

Council looks to buy commercially available technology.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Weather forecast for Leicestershire over the bank holiday weekend - Leicestershire Live

Weather forecast for Leicestershire over the bank holiday weekend  Leicestershire Live

People are gearing up for the last bank holiday weekend of the summer, with weather forecasters decidedly unclear about what we can expect in Leicester and ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Four-year-old Leicestershire boy completes 50th Parkrun - BBC News

Four-year-old Leicestershire boy completes 50th Parkrun  BBC News

Caleb Bishop, who has run 5km every weekend since his fourth birthday, was presented with a cake.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Leicestershire: Hassan Azad signs new two-year contract with Foxes - BBC Sport

Leicestershire: Hassan Azad signs new two-year contract with Foxes  BBC Sport

Leicestershire opening batsman Hassan Azad has signed a new two-year deal. The Foxes are currently bottom of Division Two in the County Championship, but ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Leicestershire's most popular running routes according to Strava's heat map - Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire's most popular running routes according to Strava's heat map  Leicestershire Live

The fitness firm has created a heat map to show where people seem to prefer hitting the road.

Published on 18 August 2019 | 7:00 am


The area in Leicestershire where house prices are dropping by more than £15 a day - Leicestershire Live

The area in Leicestershire where house prices are dropping by more than £15 a day  Leicestershire Live

The average price of a UK home has increased in price by an average of £11 a day in the first half of the year - but the picture is not the same in every part of ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 7:00 am








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