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What happened to Sven-Goran Eriksson's 25 Leicester City signings - Leicestershire Live

What happened to Sven-Goran Eriksson's 25 Leicester City signings  Leicestershire Live

From Kyle Naughton to Yakubu to Kasper Schmeichel to Jermaine Beckford, Eriksson was busy in the transfer market.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 6:00 am


What is Leicestershire's motto and what does it mean? - Leicestershire Live

What is Leicestershire's motto and what does it mean?  Leicestershire Live

Most UK counties have their own mottos, and we are no exception.

Published on 23 March 2019 | 12:01 am


Six common driving errors that could end up costing you big - Leicestershire Live

Six common driving errors that could end up costing you big  Leicestershire Live

There are an estimated 32.9 million licence holders in the UK, so from time to time it's no surprise that driving mistakes crop up. Some errors can be innocent ...

Published on 23 March 2019 | 12:01 am


Brothers worked in partnership to repeatedly rape Leicester girl - Leicestershire Live

Brothers worked in partnership to repeatedly rape Leicester girl  Leicestershire Live

The abuse took place several over years in the 1970s.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 4:01 pm


Everything we know about today's M1 closure in Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Everything we know about today's M1 closure in Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

There was chaos on the M1 today after three lorries collided, resulting in an inferno that damaged the carriageway, leaving the road shut for nearly 12 hours.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:41 pm


Police update on woman injured in Leicester hit and run crash - Leicestershire Live

Police update on woman injured in Leicester hit and run crash  Leicestershire Live

A woman who was injured in a hit and run crash earlier this week is still in hospital, police said today. The woman, who is in her 50s, was hit by a silver ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 3:21 pm


Leicester City writer Rob Tanner answers your questions - Leicestershire Live

Leicester City writer Rob Tanner answers your questions  Leicestershire Live

There might not be a game this week but that doesn't mean there's not a stack of things for Leicester City fans to talk about. The continuing saga over the future ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 2:40 pm


Inside traditional Leicestershire £1.5m cottage - with air-con and underfloor heating - Leicestershire Live

Inside traditional Leicestershire £1.5m cottage - with air-con and underfloor heating  Leicestershire Live

The cottage boasts a thatched roof, wooden beams, six self-contained stables and much more.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:41 pm


Melton Mowbray Tennis Club smashes Leicestershire Tennis Awards - Melton Times

Melton Mowbray Tennis Club smashes Leicestershire Tennis Awards  Melton Times

Melton Mowbray Tennis Club came out on top of the County Awards night for the second successive year.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:24 pm


Pictures inside arson-hit restaurant show severe damage caused by fire - Leicestershire Live

Pictures inside arson-hit restaurant show severe damage caused by fire  Leicestershire Live

Pictures of the scorched aftermath from an arson-hit restaurant in Hinckley show the damage caused by the fire. Popular Italian eatery Rossini has been closed ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 1:00 pm


Leicestershire Traveller Jailed For Life For Murdering Pensioner - Capital FM

Leicestershire Traveller Jailed For Life For Murdering Pensioner  Capital FM

A Leicestershire man who was found guilty of the murder of 87-year-old Arthur Gumbley has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 33 years.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 12:04 pm


M1 Leicestershire: Blaze after lorries crash forces closure - BBC News

M1 Leicestershire: Blaze after lorries crash forces closure  BBC News

Queues of two miles were reported after the fire that broke out after the collision on the motorway.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:41 am


Jobs to be lost as Thomas Cook closes Leicestershire high street branch - Leicestershire Live

Jobs to be lost as Thomas Cook closes Leicestershire high street branch  Leicestershire Live

320 jobs will be lost across the country, including some in Leicestershire.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:40 am


Ex-England and Leicestershire cricketer Jeremy Snape on how sporting failure led to business success - Leicestershire Live

Ex-England and Leicestershire cricketer Jeremy Snape on how sporting failure led to business success  Leicestershire Live

"The first ball I bowled was against Sachin Tendulka, so you can't imagine the nerves. My heart was bouncing out of my chest."

Published on 22 March 2019 | 10:35 am


M1 CLOSED: Police investigate after massive fire | Daily Star - Daily Star

M1 CLOSED: Police investigate after massive fire | Daily Star  Daily Star

POLICE are investigating after a massive blaze has forced the M1 to be closed in Leicestershire.

Published on 22 March 2019 | 8:20 am


What Leicester City's perfect summer transfer window may look like - Leicestershire Live

What Leicester City's perfect summer transfer window may look like  Leicestershire Live

The summer transfer window is getting closer as clubs from all around Europe begin to plot their business ahead of next season. Leicester City are one of those ...

Published on 22 March 2019 | 6:00 am


Man in charge of Leicestershire mental health services 'personally sorry for failings' - Leicestershire Live

Man in charge of Leicestershire mental health services 'personally sorry for failings'  Leicestershire Live

The man in charge of mental health services in Leicestershire said he "accepts personal responsibility" for failings listed in a recent Care Quality Commission ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 7:00 pm


Why a helicopter was spotted over Wigston this afternoon - Leicestershire Live

Why a helicopter was spotted over Wigston this afternoon  Leicestershire Live

A helicopter was seen landing at a Wigston school this afternoon (March 21). The air ambulance landed by Wigston Academy, in Station Road, at around ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 3:34 pm


Man dies after falling from roof at business premises in St Matthews in Leicester - Leicestershire Live

Man dies after falling from roof at business premises in St Matthews in Leicester  Leicestershire Live

A man has died after falling from the roof of a building in Leicester yesterday. The man, who has not been named, was pronounced dead at the scene after the ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:55 pm


Man, 20, found guilty of pensioner's 'brutal' murder after burglary - Leicestershire Live

Man, 20, found guilty of pensioner's 'brutal' murder after burglary  Leicestershire Live

A Leicestershire man has been found guilty of the murder of 87-year-old Arthur Gumbley after a court heard his DNA had been found on a cupboard drawer at ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:19 pm


Developer swoops for major Leicestershire site - The Business Desk

Developer swoops for major Leicestershire site  The Business Desk

Godwin Developments has bought a prominent site in Shepshed, Leicestershire. The five acre site is on in Ashby Road. Godwin's group development director ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 12:06 pm


Huge fire involving straw and tyres STILL burning after 38 hours - Leicestershire Live

Huge fire involving straw and tyres STILL burning after 38 hours  Leicestershire Live

A huge fire involving 6.000 tonnes of straw and four tonnes of tyres in a field near Melton is still burning. The blaze in a field off The Butts, in Saltby, which police ...

Published on 21 March 2019 | 7:53 am


Teenager stabbed in Leicester city centre, police confirm - Leicestershire Live

Teenager stabbed in Leicester city centre, police confirm  Leicestershire Live

Police believe there were some 'cross words' between the suspects and the victim.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 7:23 pm


Live: Police tape off area in Leicester City Centre after incident - Leicestershire Live

Live: Police tape off area in Leicester City Centre after incident  Leicestershire Live

A man has been taken to hospital after an incident in the city centre. Police have cordoned off an area at the end of Humberstone Gate, near to the New Look ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 6:23 pm


How to watch 12 Leicester City players in international action - Leicestershire Live

How to watch 12 Leicester City players in international action  Leicestershire Live

Plenty of City players kick off their Euro 2020 qualifying campaigns.

Published on 20 March 2019 | 3:00 pm


This week's Leicestershire new homes round-up - Leicestershire Live

This week's Leicestershire new homes round-up  Leicestershire Live

New homes sites are being launched, some are nearly sold out and there are some good offers on the table. Here's a round-up of what is happening at new ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 1:49 pm


Motorists facing hour-long 40-mile detour due to roadworks this weekend - Leicestershire Live

Motorists facing hour-long 40-mile detour due to roadworks this weekend  Leicestershire Live

Major roadworks on the A47 from Uppingham to Leicester this weekend will see some drivers forced to take an hour-long detour on a journey that normally takes ...

Published on 20 March 2019 | 5:00 am


Burglars steal cameras and dry food from Leicestershire animal hospital charity - Leicestershire Live

Burglars steal cameras and dry food from Leicestershire animal hospital charity  Leicestershire Live

Thieves looted expensive cameras, a swan rescue kit and more from an animal shelter in Kibworth. Burglars cut through perimeter fencing to gain access to ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 6:00 pm


Wetherspoon to serve £1.99 pints at real ale festival coming to Leicestershire pubs - Leicestershire Live

Wetherspoon to serve £1.99 pints at real ale festival coming to Leicestershire pubs  Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire Wetherspoon pubs are set to take part in a 12-day real ale festival, featuring beers from around the world. Customers will be able to sample beers ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 12:34 pm


Fishing without a licence costs Leicestershire man over £560 more than cost of licence - GOV.UK

Fishing without a licence costs Leicestershire man over £560 more than cost of licence  GOV.UK

A 21-year-old man has been successfully prosecuted by the Environment Agency after being found guilty of fishing without a licence in July 2018.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 9:16 am


Investigation launched after 'suspicious' fire at Melton caravan site - Leicestershire Live

Investigation launched after 'suspicious' fire at Melton caravan site  Leicestershire Live

Police are investigating a 'suspicious' fire at a disused caravan site. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue *Service* were called to a huge caravan fire in Melton ...

Published on 19 March 2019 | 9:16 am


Leicestershire Police call handler misused database after split from ex - Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire Police call handler misused database after split from ex  Leicestershire Live

Charlie Elliott assaulted his wife outside his daughter's primary school.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 8:59 am


The 24 roads where speed limits are changing in Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

The 24 roads where speed limits are changing in Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

More routes are to have their speed limits reduced.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 4:00 am


Should drink drivers be 'named and shamed' by police? - Leicestershire Live

Should drink drivers be 'named and shamed' by police?  Leicestershire Live

The number of people being caught behind the wheel while over the limit is on the increase.

Published on 19 March 2019 | 4:00 am


Leicestershire Police is recruiting over 100 new officers - find out how to apply - Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire Police is recruiting over 100 new officers - find out how to apply  Leicestershire Live

The force is holding a number of recruitment seminars before applications open.

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:48 pm


New Battle of Bosworth sculpture trail to showcase key moments of historic Leicestershire event - Leicestershire Live

New Battle of Bosworth sculpture trail to showcase key moments of historic Leicestershire event  Leicestershire Live

Key moments in the historic Battle of Bosworth are set to be showcased by a unique sculpture trail around Leicestershire. The Bosworth 1485 Sculpture Trail will ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:31 pm


The 6 unusual 'UFO sightings' witnessed by Thurnby Lodge woman, 83 - Leicestershire Live

The 6 unusual 'UFO sightings' witnessed by Thurnby Lodge woman, 83  Leicestershire Live

"People say it's a drone but it's too big to be a drone, it looks like a double helicopter."

Published on 18 March 2019 | 6:00 pm


Improvements to canal towpaths provide traffic-free route into city centre - Leicestershire Live

Improvements to canal towpaths provide traffic-free route into city centre  Leicestershire Live

The scheme will help people feel the 'health and wellbeing benefits of spending time by the water'

Published on 18 March 2019 | 2:53 pm


Greggs is hiring permanent employees at these Leicestershire stores - Leicestershire Live

Greggs is hiring permanent employees at these Leicestershire stores  Leicestershire Live

Greggs are now hiring permanent team members in Leicestershire. The popular bakery chain sells some of the nation's favourite treats, from sausage rolls to ...

Published on 18 March 2019 | 2:28 pm


Simple way people in Leicester are helping tackle loneliness - Leicestershire Live

Simple way people in Leicester are helping tackle loneliness  Leicestershire Live

In a café in Oadby, people gather for a chat. It might seem like a standard scene - but something special is happening here. To prevent loneliness, cafés in ...

Published on 17 March 2019 | 11:30 am


Leicester declared UK Space Hub at MIPIM 2019 - Leicestershire Live

Leicester declared UK Space Hub at MIPIM 2019  Leicestershire Live

The annual MIPIM property conference in the south of France came to an end on Friday – a whirlwind week of meetings, events, exhibitions, receptions and ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 12:21 pm


Man, 19, scarred for life after attack in city centre bar - Leicestershire Live

Man, 19, scarred for life after attack in city centre bar  Leicestershire Live

A man is scarred for life after he was hit with a "sharp object" in a city centre bar. The 19-year-old suffered a serious injury to his ear when he was targeted in ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 12:20 pm


11 things about Leicester that really confuse outsiders - Leicestershire Live

11 things about Leicester that really confuse outsiders  Leicestershire Live

I'm a big fan of Leicester. I want to put that out there before I continue. There are loads of things to rave about, but oh boy are there some things that confuse me.

Published on 16 March 2019 | 6:00 am


Where you can see steam trains in and around Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Where you can see steam trains in and around Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Whether you're a passionate railway enthusiast or just enjoy a trip on a historic train there are plenty of places to get your steam fix. Great for a rainy day activity ...

Published on 16 March 2019 | 6:00 am


These are the most dangerous roads for cyclists in Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

These are the most dangerous roads for cyclists in Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Data shows the number of incidents on roads in which a cyclist was injured or killed.

Published on 15 March 2019 | 4:00 am


The 60 Leicestershire towns and villages put 'on alert' over major road plan - Leicestershire Live

The 60 Leicestershire towns and villages put 'on alert' over major road plan  Leicestershire Live

Campaigners have highlighted Leicestershire's 60 towns and villages they want to put on alert over the proposed A46 Expressway. The controversial proposal ...

Published on 15 March 2019 | 4:00 am


Pictures show how Storm Gareth wreaked havoc across Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Pictures show how Storm Gareth wreaked havoc across Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Motorists stuck in flood water and buildings damaged as terrible weather hits.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 4:00 pm


Inside warehouse containing 1 MILLION weird and wonderful artefacts that most people didn't know existed - Leicestershire Live

Inside warehouse containing 1 MILLION weird and wonderful artefacts that most people didn't know existed  Leicestershire Live

A stuffed sewing mouse, boxes of bones and glamorous gowns are just some of the one million things in a storage facility, in the corner of a county industrial ...

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


The £10m building could house Leicestershire records office for the next 20 years - Leicestershire Live

The £10m building could house Leicestershire records office for the next 20 years  Leicestershire Live

Documents would be moved from Wigston to new base at County Hall.

Published on 14 March 2019 | 7:00 am


New special school to be built on existing Shepshed campus - Leicestershire Live

New special school to be built on existing Shepshed campus  Leicestershire Live

A new 50 place special school will be built in a Leicestershire town. The free school, which will cater for children with social, emotional and mental health needs ...

Published on 13 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Leicestershire boy, 8, 'hid knives to protect himself' - BBC News

Leicestershire boy, 8, 'hid knives to protect himself'  BBC News

An eight-year-old child was caught hiding knives from home to protect himself while playing outside, it has been revealed. The boy, from Leicestershire, who has ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 8:42 am


The Leicestershire village road that's too dangerous for a lollipop lady - Leicestershire Live

The Leicestershire village road that's too dangerous for a lollipop lady  Leicestershire Live

A lollipop lady who quit after nearly being mown down as she helped children across a 30mph village road has claimed no-one will take on her old job because ...

Published on 12 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Leicestershire lager brewed in a former sheep shed named as one of the best in the world - Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire lager brewed in a former sheep shed named as one of the best in the world  Leicestershire Live

Owners of a new Leicestershire brewery are celebrating after a beer they produce was named as one of the best in the world. Gunmetal Black Lager by Melton's ...

Published on 11 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Leicestershire councillor faces anti-Semitic abuse in letters - BBC News

Leicestershire councillor faces anti-Semitic abuse in letters  BBC News

Councillor Michael Wyatt said he received the offensive letters after displaying an Israeli flag at his micro-pub.

Published on 10 March 2019 | 7:27 pm


These are the 9 most and least expensive homes sold in Leicestershire in January 2019 - Leicestershire Live

These are the 9 most and least expensive homes sold in Leicestershire in January 2019  Leicestershire Live

According to the Land Registry, 23,132 residential sales were registered across England and Wales in January 2019. The most expensive was of a terraced ...

Published on 10 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Unexplained paranormal sights spotted in Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Unexplained paranormal sights spotted in Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Victorian policemen, a bleeding graveyard and even a disappearing cat.

Published on 9 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Large bed factory fire in Leicestershire 'accidental' - BBC News

Large bed factory fire in Leicestershire 'accidental'  BBC News

Black smoke could be seen six miles away and eyewitnesses described hearing bangs "like shot guns".

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Here's how 160 Leicestershire companies have benefited from £6.6m of EU support - Leicestershire Live

Here's how 160 Leicestershire companies have benefited from £6.6m of EU support  Leicestershire Live

The millions in EU funding has helped county firms grow and others relocate here.

Published on 8 March 2019 | 8:00 am


All the Waitrose stores still open in Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

All the Waitrose stores still open in Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire is losing a Waitrose - but there are still five others to chose from.

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Some of these 36 Leicestershire bus routes could be axed to save £400k - Leicestershire Live

Some of these 36 Leicestershire bus routes could be axed to save £400k  Leicestershire Live

Consultations will be launched on routes across the county.

Published on 7 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Explosions heard from large fire at Leicestershire bed factory - BBC News

Explosions heard from large fire at Leicestershire bed factory  BBC News

Eyewitnesses say thick, black smoke from the fire could be seen from more than six miles away.

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Leicestershire Innovation Week 2019: 9 Top Tips for Innovating Your Business to Success - Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire Innovation Week 2019: 9 Top Tips for Innovating Your Business to Success  Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire Innovation Week is underway, providing opportunities for businesses, universities and business support organisations to work together and ...

Published on 6 March 2019 | 8:00 am


DfT declares electrification extension of Midland Main Line to Leicestershire - Rail Technology Magazine

DfT declares electrification extension of Midland Main Line to Leicestershire  Rail Technology Magazine

The electrification of the Midland Main Line is to be extended to Leicestershire, the DfT has confirmed. Responding to a parliamentary question, rail minister ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Plans revealed to create 2500 jobs in Leicestershire - The Business Desk

Plans revealed to create 2500 jobs in Leicestershire  The Business Desk

Major plans have been lodged to create 2,750 new homes, community facilities and business space near Lutterworth. The 550-acre development on land east of ...

Published on 5 March 2019 | 8:00 am


How will Leicestershire benefit from new £1.6 billion Stronger Towns Fund? - Leicestershire Live

How will Leicestershire benefit from new £1.6 billion Stronger Towns Fund?  Leicestershire Live

Business leaders have raised concerns about the Prime Minister's plans to boost towns over the next 7 years.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Fallen trees, masonry and overhead power lines reported as Storm Freya hits Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Fallen trees, masonry and overhead power lines reported as Storm Freya hits Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Wind speeds reached up to 60mph over the weekend as Storm Freya swept across the city and country. The Met Office had warned residents and businesses to ...

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Meet the mystery man on a 'crusade' to improve this Leicestershire town - Leicestershire Live

Meet the mystery man on a 'crusade' to improve this Leicestershire town  Leicestershire Live

"I'm a local lad, I don't want any thanks for anything I do"

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Midland Mainline electrification will now continue into Leicestershire says Government - Leicestershire Live

Midland Mainline electrification will now continue into Leicestershire says Government  Leicestershire Live

The Government had previously intended to stop the upgrade of the route south of the county border.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Review: It's a Classic featuring Leicester and Leicestershire special schools - Leicestershire Live

Review: It's a Classic featuring Leicester and Leicestershire special schools  Leicestershire Live

Well done to all of the performers involved in the show that took place last Tuesday.

Published on 4 March 2019 | 8:00 am


7 Mother's Day afternoon teas in Leicestershire that you need to book now - Leicestershire Live

7 Mother's Day afternoon teas in Leicestershire that you need to book now  Leicestershire Live

Mums really are brilliant, aren't they? From doing your washing and cooking your tea, to providing a shoulder to cry on and babysitting your children, you can ...

Published on 3 March 2019 | 8:00 am


The exotic animals that could be living in your street in Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

The exotic animals that could be living in your street in Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Councils have revealed the animals licences have been issued for in the last year.

Published on 3 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Thieves steal lead from five Leicestershire churches - BBC News

Thieves steal lead from five Leicestershire churches  BBC News

Police are investigating after the Leicestershire churches were all targeted within the space of four weeks.

Published on 3 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Five Leicestershire care homes and providers have been ordered to improve in one month - Leicestershire Live

Five Leicestershire care homes and providers have been ordered to improve in one month  Leicestershire Live

Five care providers based in the county have failed in their latest inspections and been ordered to improve. The care providers, either care homes or businesses ...

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


5 Leicestershire car boot sales that you can visit in March - Leicestershire Live

5 Leicestershire car boot sales that you can visit in March  Leicestershire Live

The perfect way to get rid of the tat you no longer need.

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Arrest as man dies in car crash on the A46 in Leicestershire - BBC News

Arrest as man dies in car crash on the A46 in Leicestershire  BBC News

A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the crash, which happened at 05:45 GMT.

Published on 2 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Nine out of 10 Leicestershire children get place at first choice secondary school - Melton Times

Nine out of 10 Leicestershire children get place at first choice secondary school  Melton Times

Most children in the Melton area will have got a place at their first choice secondary school, according to figures released today (Friday). Leicestershire County ...

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


Soiled bed sheets and unexplained bruising among failings found at Leicestershire care home - Leicestershire Live

Soiled bed sheets and unexplained bruising among failings found at Leicestershire care home  Leicestershire Live

CQC staff also found scalding hot water and a resident sat alone in a room all day.

Published on 1 March 2019 | 8:00 am


The Leicestershire postcodes where property prices have been soaring - Leicestershire Live

The Leicestershire postcodes where property prices have been soaring  Leicestershire Live

New analysis shows the Leicestershire postcodes that experienced the highest rise in property prices during the last full calendar year. The Reach Plc Data Unit ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Fire crews deal with incident at Coalville pub - Leicestershire Live

Fire crews deal with incident at Coalville pub  Leicestershire Live

Fire crews are battling a fire at a pub in Coalville this morning. Three fire engines were called to the pub in Bardon Road at 4.12am this morning. A call was ...

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Speed limit reductions planned along key route near Loughborough - Leicestershire Live

Speed limit reductions planned along key route near Loughborough  Leicestershire Live

The move is being made to coincide with a massive development.

Published on 28 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Plans for brand new replacement bridge over River Soar connecting Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire approved - Leicestershire Live

Plans for brand new replacement bridge over River Soar connecting Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire approved  Leicestershire Live

Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, has approved plans to replace a bridge at Zouch, near Hathern. Mr Grayling has confirmed the scheme drawn up ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


A42 in Leicestershire closed after collision - The Business Desk

A42 in Leicestershire closed after collision  The Business Desk

The A42 in Leicestershire is closed northbound between J11 (M42, A444, Appleby Magna) and J12 (B5006, Willesley) due to a single vehicle which has ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


'Our son hasn't been allowed at school for almost a month' - Leicestershire Live

'Our son hasn't been allowed at school for almost a month'  Leicestershire Live

Thomas's parents found out the school had terminated the contract with the local authority after receiving a letter.

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Appeal after man dies in collision on A14 in Leicestershire - Leicestershire Live

Appeal after man dies in collision on A14 in Leicestershire  Leicestershire Live

Crash investigators are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision on the A14, close to the Catthorpe Interchange. The incident happened shortly after ...

Published on 27 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Leicestershire schools issue update on Momo Challenge 'suicide game' - Leicestershire Live

Leicestershire schools issue update on Momo Challenge 'suicide game'  Leicestershire Live

"Some children at school have told staff that they have seen the pop up. It is frightening and therefore it is worrying them"

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Two pharmacies burgled in three days in Leicestershire villages - Leicestershire Live

Two pharmacies burgled in three days in Leicestershire villages  Leicestershire Live

Two pharmacies were burgled in two different Leicestershire villages last week. The first incident happened at a shop in Arnold's Crescent, Newbold Verdon, ...

Published on 26 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Review: This Braunstone café is Leicestershire's best eatery according to TripAdvisor - so we tried it out - Leicestershire Live

Review: This Braunstone café is Leicestershire's best eatery according to TripAdvisor - so we tried it out  Leicestershire Live

Think of Leicestershire's best restaurant, and you'll probably picture a fine dining establishment with pressed linen tablecloths and views of rolling countryside.

Published on 24 February 2019 | 8:00 am


How these 6 Leicestershire Costa shops rank on TripAdvisor - Leicestershire Live

How these 6 Leicestershire Costa shops rank on TripAdvisor  Leicestershire Live

There are over 20 branches in the county but only six have been reviewed.

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


The grim sights investigators were met with at this man's Leicestershire farm - Leicestershire Live

The grim sights investigators were met with at this man's Leicestershire farm  Leicestershire Live

'These animals died unpleasant deaths and, inevitably, would have suffered'

Published on 23 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Leicestershire man had gun and £100,000 worth of drugs - BBC News

Leicestershire man had gun and £100,000 worth of drugs  BBC News

Liam Chambers was arrested after a search of a property in Leicestershire.

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Multi-million pound plan to transform rail and roads in county - Leicestershire Live

Multi-million pound plan to transform rail and roads in county  Leicestershire Live

Transport bosses have listed the rail and road projects they would like to see in the county. Officers at Leicestershire County Council say that investing in the ...

Published on 22 February 2019 | 8:00 am


The 'dirty' findings that led to inspectors telling Leicestershire care home it needs to improve - Leicestershire Live

The 'dirty' findings that led to inspectors telling Leicestershire care home it needs to improve  Leicestershire Live

A care home with stained toilets, rusty commodes and 'dirty' rooms, has been told it needs to improve by inspectors. A team from the Care Quality Commission ...

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am


Leicestershire man nets £600 fine for fishing without a licence - GOV.UK

Leicestershire man nets £600 fine for fishing without a licence  GOV.UK

A 26-year-old man has been successfully prosecuted by the Environment Agency after being found guilty of fishing without a licence in August 2018.

Published on 21 February 2019 | 8:00 am








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