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Police seek Leicestershire man in connection with Nottingham stabbing

Police are looking for a man who has links to Loughborough in connection with a stabbing on Remembrance Day, last year. The incident took place in Long Row, in Nottingham City Centre, in the early...

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Tom Croft to captain Leicester Tigers against Sale

Tom Croft will captain Leicester Tigers in tomorrow's Aviva Premiership clash with Sale Sharks at Welford Road (3.0).The Leicester back-row forward will be making his 100th starting appearance for the...

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Texas dinosaurs arrive in Leicestershire

ALL the way from Texas, Twycross Zoo took delivery of 15 animatronic dinosaur sculptures today.  At 7am the fearsome life-like creatures, some of which tower an incredible 25-30ft tall and weigh...

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Police oficer taken to hospital following assault by driver in Beaumont Leys,...

A police officer had to be treated in hospital for a head injury after being assaulted by a man he was trying to arrest for drink driving.The incident happened in Greengate Lane, Beaumont Leys,...

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People on bikes stealing mobile phones from victims in Bede Park, Leicester

Police are warning people to be vigilant after an increase in mobile phone thefts in Bede Park, Leicester. The majority of thefts have involved a person on a bicycle riding by the victim and snatching...

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Leicester Tigers fans snap up 10,000 season tickets for 2013-14

Leicester Tigers fans have snapped up 10,000 season tickets for 2013-14 – with three months of the current campaign remaining.Tigers have a record number of season-ticket holders this season with the...

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Win the holiday of a lifetime in Barbados!

Have you entered our competition to win a holiday in Barbados? If not, you still can, as we are extending the competition for a few more days! In addition to this, the organisers at Barbados Crop over...

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Leicester company fined £10,000 after worker lost finger

An engineering company has been ordered to pay more than £15,000 after a worker lost a finger when it was crushed in machinery. Kaby Engineers Ltd admitted breaching health and safety rules at...

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Conman jailed for 'despicable' scam

A conman posed as a Parachute Regiment hero to trick people into sponsoring him to raise cash to fulfil the dying wish of a "terminally- ill" girl, a court heard. Martin Heaver used a Paras beret and...

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Look who's new to the zoo

Some of the most dangerous creatures to ever walk the Earth arrived at Twycross Zoo yesterday for a new prehistoric attraction. Being constructed among the monkeys, penguins and elephants, Dinosaur...

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Van driver is badly hurt in Leicester road accident

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after a road accident in the city. The driver of a white van was treated by paramedics at the junction of Uppingham Road and St Barnabas Road at about...

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Fire-hit Catherine Junior School 'to be rebuilt'

A school which was badly damaged by fire looks set to be rebuilt on its existing site, at a cost of £3.6 million. Youngsters at Catherine Junior School are working from temporary buildings on a playing...

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Man took indecent photos of his granddaughter, three

A man took indecent photos of his three-year-old granddaughter and passed them on to a paedophile friend. The 63-year-old was entrusted by the child's mother to look after the youngster. When the...

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501-day round trip to Mars is dangerous, but important, says Leicester...

A University of Leicester space scientist has described a proposal to send two people on a 501-day round trip to Mars as "dangerous, but important". Scientist Dr John Bridges was commenting on American...

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It won't be another 6-0 hammering at Ipswich, warns Leicester City assistant...

Leicester City's players have been warned not to think Ipswich will be a pushover at Portman Road today. City hammered Ipswich 6-0 at the King Power Stadium in November, but assistant manager Craig...

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Outlook is bright for Leicester City star Anthony Knockaert

Anthony Knockaert is loving everything about his new life at Leicester City, except the weather. The 21-year-old, who hails from Roubaix in northern France, says he feels thoroughly at home at City,...

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Tom Croft is handed skipper's armband for Leicester Tigers' clash against Sale

Tom Croft will mark his 100th starting appearance for Leicester Tigers by captaining the side in today's Aviva Premiership clash against Sale Sharks at Welford Road (3.0) The England and British &...

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Daily Mail critic's slating of Piaf at Curve Leicester rejected by theatre-goers

A theatre critic has slated Curve's production of Piaf as "over-amplified" and "over-cooked" and compared star Frances Ruffelle to Sybil Fawlty. The Daily Mail's Quentin Letts criticised the show's...

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Leicester firm Kaby Engineers Ltd fined after worker lost a finger

An engineering company has been ordered to pay more than £15,000 after a worker lost a finger when it was crushed in machinery. Kaby Engineers Ltd admitted breaching health and safety rules at...

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Sale will be ambitious, says Leicester Tigers' Mat Tait

Mat Tait believes his former club Sale Sharks will not die wondering in their Aviva Premiership clash at Welford Road today. The 26-year-old, who starts at full-back this afternoon, spent three years...

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