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Tories see majority cut in Leicestershire County Council elections

The Conservatives breathed a sigh of relief yesterday as they clung on to control of County Hall. However, they were punished in the north of the county, where Labour made a series of gains at their...

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Worshippers pray to aubergine that looks like a Hindu god

Worshippers are gathering to pray to a vegetable that looks like a Hindu god. More than 80 people have so far visited a small temple at a catering company in Leicester where an aubergine that resembles...

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Battered – but Tories hold on in Leicestershire

Conservatives held on to power at County Hall yesterday despite seeing their majority cut. The Tories went into the election with 33 councillors and emerged with three fewer. The UKIP challenge to the...

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Leicester Tigers unveil new home kit

Leicester Tigers have unveiled their new home shirt for next season. The new shirt, created by Canterbury, ditches the tiger-stripe design from this season for a more traditional style. Tigers will...

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Views from the Bolton and Blackpool camps

While Leicester City and Nottingham Forest slug it out at the City Ground, fans from both sides will have one eye on their phones, checking for news from the Reebok Stadium. Both City and Forest need...

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We always knew Leicester City v Forest would be the big one – Rob...

When the fixtures came out last summer, today's trip to face East Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest immediately grabbed Leicester City fans' attention. The expectations were high and City fans spoke of...

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It's time to believe in miracles – Forest v Leicester City

It is time to believe in miracles for Leicester City fans. Nigel Pearson's men go to arch-rivals Nottingham Forest and have to win – something they have not done since 1972 more than 40 years ago. They...

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Chip pan fire casualty treated in hospital

One person was taken to hospital and treated for smoke inhalation after a chip pan caught fire. Emergency services, including an ambulance crew and firefighters from the city's central station,...

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Footpath closure and bridge works postponed until June

The planned closure of a footpath to allow engineers to build a new footbridge over a railway line has been postponed. Contractors for Network Rail were due to begin work on the bridge, off Station...

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MATCH DAY LIVE: Nottingham Forest v Leicester City, Saturday, May 4, 12.45pm

Can a footballing miracle be pulled off on Saturday and Leicester City reach the play-offs? They have to beat arch-rivals Nottingham Forest and pray results go their away in other games. Tickets for...

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Leicester to play Watford in play-offs on Thursday night

Leicester City will face third-placed Watford in the Championship Play-Offs, after securing a top-six finish in the victory against Nottingham Forest on Saturday. City will host the first leg of their...

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Players showed real passion - Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson on Forest win

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson has hailed the passion of his young players after they secured a Championship play-off spot in heart-stopping fashion. His side's 3-2 victory over Nottingham...

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Leicester Tigers secure home play-off semi-final

Leicester Tigers stayed on course for a record ninth successive Aviva Premiership final after they booked a home play-off semi-final with a comfortable victory over London Irish in their final game of...

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We're in the play-offs - Forest 2 Leicester City 3

It seems miracles can happen in football. A goal from Anthony Knockaert in the first minute of added time secured a 3-2 for Leicester City over rivals Nottingham Forest at the City ground for the first...

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Fans rejoice at City play-off miracle

City have astonished the Foxes faithful with an incredible against-the-odds charge into the Championship play-offs. After Leicester's thrilling 3-2 win this afternoon at Nottingham Forest – the first...

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Tigers ticket office open over Bank Holiday for home semi-final sales

The Leicester Tigers ticket office will be open throughout the Bank Holiday weekend to sell places for Saturday's Aviva Premiership semi-final against Harlequins at Welford Road.Season ticket holders...

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City fans scramble for play-off tickets

City's remarkable surge into play-offs has left Foxes fans scrambling for tickets to see their side take on Watford in the semi-final on Thursday. There is a buzz around town following Leicester's last...

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Plenty of sunshine predicted for bank holiday Monday in Leicestershire

Leicestershire can look forward to plenty of sunshine tomorrow. Temperatures across the county could reach up to 21 deg C on bank holiday Monday, according to Mercury weatherman Dave Mutton. "I think...

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Thousands enjoy bank holiday fun

The sun finally had its hat on this weekend as families soaked up the rays with fine food and traditional May Day festivities. Thousands of people descended on Melton's cattle market for the two-day...

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Parents call for Leicester head teacher to go

Parents of pupils at a primary school have joined staff in calling for its head teacher to resign following claims of poor leadership. Employees at Uplands Junior, in Highfields, have called on...

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