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Medics look after babies and we support parents

In the fourth of our series on Leicester's neonatal team, health correspondent Cathy Buss hears about the people who support the poorly babies' parents. While doctors and nurses at the neonatal unit...

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VIDEO: Help springer spaniel Cedric to enjoy his twilight years

He was sad and soggy when he arrived at the RSPCA centre last year, but now Cedric has been nursed back to health and is in need of a loving new home. The springer spaniel wandered into the reception...

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VIDEO: Tiny lamb Dot just loves to snuggle up in a sock

Tiny Dot the lamb just loves snuggling up in a sock, a boot or even a cosy pocket. Born on a freezing Easter Sunday morning at Willow Lea Farm, in Willey, near Lutterworth, she was the smallest of...

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Money released to draw up detailed plans for Cathedral Gardens scheme

Money to draw up detailed plans for a revamp of the area outside Leicester Cathedral has been approved by the mayor. Church leaders and the city council are working together on a £3 million project to...

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Thugs mug 70-year-old

A 70-year-old man was knocked to the ground by two thugs who stole his wallet. The victim was assaulted from behind in Broom Leys Road, Coalville, at 11.30pm on Friday. He was able to walk home but was...

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Manager Nigel Pearson understands Leicester City fans' frustrations

Manager Nigel Pearson says he fully understands the Leicester City fans' frustration. City's woeful run of form continued with a 2-0 defeat at Barnsley on Monday. They have taken just two points from...

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More snowfall across Leicestershire

Snow returned to Leicestershire today, brought in by bitter north-easterly winds from the North Sea. There was some snowfall in the morning, although it did not settle, and last night also saw more...

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Mars rover Curiosity to take a month off

The Curiosity rover begins its four week break today as the Sun moves between Mars and the Earth blocking communications between scientists and the robot. For most of April, Nasa engineers and...

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Radio1 DJ Greg James visits Leicester

Radio 1 DJ Greg James will be talking to students in Leicester today about his rise to fame and how to make it in the industry. He will be at De Montfort University as part of the national Student...

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Police CCTV appeal in search for pub handbag thief

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman they would like to trace in connection with the theft of a pub customer's handbag. The victim was with friends in the High Cross, in High Street, Leicester...

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CCTV appeal in search for thief who stole woman's bank card to raid her account

Police searching for a thief who stole an elderly woman's bank card to take cash from her account have released a CCTV image of a man they want to trace. The woman's card was stolen from her while she...

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Nigel Pearson has full backing of Leicester City owners

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has confirmed he has the full backing of the club's owners in the wake of speculation about his job being under threat.   A report in the Daily Mirror today claimed...

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Amateur chef Shivi impresses Masterchef judges to gain place in quarter-final

An amateur chef who usually cooks for her pet dog has gained a place in the quarter-finals of a top TV culinary competition. Shivi Ramoutar, 27, beat hundreds of cooks to appear on Wednesday's episode...

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SUPER 7S cup

7 aside football Tournament Sunday 14th April. 6pm Kick off Will your team be crowned the super 7s Winners?? Only £35 per team. Call 0116 2490555 (option 2) to book your team into the tournament  

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Kids Football Parties

Our match winning birthday parties are provided for a minimum of 10 children. Your party will kick off with an hour of action packed football on our new rubber crumb filled synthetic grass pitches....

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Mum of Scalford man allegedly stabbed to death by his girlfriend gives...

A hotel worker was "besotted" with the girlfriend who stabbed him to death, a jury was told today. Edward Miller, 20, was repeatedly knifed by Michelle Mills during a drunken argument at their rented...

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Stabbing victim Edward Miller was besotted with girlfriend, mum tells court

A hotel worker was "besotted" with the girlfriend who stabbed him to death, a jury was told today. Edward Miller, 20, was repeatedly knifed by Michelle Mills during a drunken argument at their rented...

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Pressure is all on Toulon, says Leicester Tigers scrum-half Ben Youngs

Toulon will be under intense pressure to live up to their tag as favourites in Sunday's huge Heineken Cup quarter-final. That is the view of Leicester Tigers scrum-half Ben Youngs, who says his side...

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No snow on house roof was giveaway to drugs officers

A man was caught growing cannabis in his home after police noticed it was the only house in the street with no snow on the roof. Officers found 431 illegal plants growing in Tu H Ma's house in Shottens...

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Woman tried to murder frail mum 'who had lived too long and was a nuisance'

A woman tried to murder her frail 97-year-old mother during a row about whether they were having Christmas dinner together. Julie Faulkner (67) was jailed for five years at Leicester Crown Court...

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