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Angry protest outside Leicester Town Hall ahead of city council budget meeting

Anti-cuts protesters and union members carried out an angry protest at Leicester Town Hall this afternoon as councillors met inside to approve cuts of millions of pounds to its spending. More than 50...

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Man arrested in connection with shooting outside Thread nightclub

Police investigating a shooting outside a city nightclub have arrested a man. The incident took place outside Thread, in Yeoman Street, Leicester city centre, in the early hours of Thursday, December...

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Tickets go on sale for Leicester Tigers European clash

Tickets for Leicester Tigers' Heineken Cup quarter-final against Toulon on Sunday, April 7, will go on sale to season ticket holders from 8.30am on Thursday morning.Sales will be limited to two tickets...

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Thug spat on woman train passenger at Melton Mowbray

A drunken thug spat in a woman's face as she travelled on a train to Leicester. The "vile and degrading" assault took place shortly after the 30-year-old victim boarded the train at Melton. A group of...

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Witnesses sought to Quorn road rage incident

A woman was assaulted in her car during an altercation with another motorist. Officers are investigating the incident, where a woman approached the victim as she sat in her car and grabbed her hair....

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Boys robbed at knifepoint in Spinney Hills, Leicester

Four boys were robbed at knifepoint by a gang of young men. The victims, who are 12 and 13, were targeted in Mere Road, Spinney Hills, Leicester. A group of youths threatened the boys with a knife...

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Oadby Town FC keep promotion hopes alive

After a number of weeks without a league game due to cup commitments and the weather, Oadby played Wellingborough Whitworth in a United Counties League game. On a cold night at Freeway Park Oadby, the...

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Drivers warned of delays this evening due to lane closure on M1 northbound

Motorists are being warned of delays this evening due to a lane being closed on the M1 northbound near Leicester Forest East services and junction 21a. This is a result of a broken down abnormal load....

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Leicestershire County Council agrees £48 million of cuts over next four years

Leicestershire County Council has approved around £48 million worth of cuts over the next four years in a bid to plug a huge gap in funds. Councillors voted 32 against 14 to pass the budget, which will...

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Angry exchanges as Leicester City Council passes "savage cuts" budget.

Leicester City Council  has tonight approved controversial plans that will see millions of pounds stripped from its spending in the next two years.City Sir Peter Soulsby said his authority's ability to...

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Cash encourages Leicester students into research

A university has been awarded £10,000 to nurture the next generation of medical researchers. The Inspire award, from the Academy of Medical Sciences and Wellcome Trust, will fund activities for medical...

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Cornershop in Eyres Monsell closed down after live mice found

A corner shop has been closed after health inspectors found live and dead mice in the building. Two live and four dead rodents were discovered in storage areas at Shopways, in The Exchange, Eyres...

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Former prisoner of war Bert Brown dies aged 95

A former prisoner of war who saw the atom bomb dropped over Nagasaki in 1945 has died. Bert Brown was born and educated in Leicester and worked for the Gas Board before joining the Royal Electrical and...

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PM criticised over failure to apologise for India atrocity

Prime Minister David Cameron's decision not to apologise for the massacre of hundreds of Indian people in 1919 by troops under the command of a senior officer in the British-Indian Army has been...

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Man, 23, left paralysed and brain damaged after single punch

A man has been left paralysed and brain damaged after being struck down by a single punch in the street, a court heard. The blow caused the 23-year-old victim to fall and bang his head on the pavement,...

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Two more arrested after spate of vandalism in Narborough

Police investigating a spate of vandalism and criminal damage in Narborough have arrested two more people. A 17-year-old and 15-year-old were arrested on Tuesday in connection with a number of...

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How can Leicestershire's 'would-be' homebuyers improve their chances in the...

It seems incredible now that 40% of home rental payments were made in cash in 2001. A report by the Payments Council, The Way We Pay, showed that the fourfold rise in debit card spending is steadily...

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Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson backs squad for a quick turnaround

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson said his squad have the character to get their automatic promotion push back on track at Blackpool on Saturday. City suffered their second consecutive league...

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7 aside Football Cup

Our Monthly 7 aside cup is being held on Sunday 23rd March @ 6pm. Only Limited Spaces so call us on 0116 2490555 to book your team in. Winners and Runners up Will get Trophies

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7 aside Football Cup

Our Monthly 7 aside cup is being held on Sunday 23rd March @ 6pm. Only Limited Spaces so call us on 0116 2490555 to book your team in. Winners and Runners up Will get Trophies

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