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Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson is already planning for next season

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson said he has plenty of work to do in the summer to get the squad in shape for next season. The dust has barely settled on their cruel play-off semi-final exit at...

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Shoplifter told: 'Stay away from Leicester city centre'

A prolific shoplifter who has racked up 100 crimes has been banned from a large area of Leicester city centre for two years. Steven James Harries (37) faces arrest if he breaches the anti-social...

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Should the FA step in now?

What do LCFC fans think? Should the FA act now to prevent what has happened at Watford this season, happening again regarding loan players.What do you think the FA should impose regarding loan players?...

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Leicester Tigers season ticket sales top 12,000

Leicester Tigers have already sold 12,000 season tickets for the 2013-14 campaign before the current season has even finished. With just one more game to go - the Aviva Premiership final at Twickenham...

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Leicestershire 89-1 against Northants at close on day two

Leicestershire's batsmen produced a positive response at the end of what could have proved a very difficult second day against Northamptonshire at Wantage Road. Having finally dismissed the Second...

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Leicester City programme sold at auction for £900

A programme for Leicester City's home win over Chelsea from the last day of 1938 has been sold at auction for £900. The lot – under the hammer at Sotheby's at a specialist football memorabilia sale by...

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Councillor Elizabeth Parsons quits the Conservatives

A district councillor has quit the Conservatives. Councillor Elizabeth Parsons was the Tory member for Blaby District Council's Muxloe Ward but will now sit as an independent councillor. Her husband...

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VIDEO: Dambusters 70: Flypast over Eyebrook Reservoir

Scores of people turned out to watch a flypast to commemorate the heroism of the Dambuster raids today. It was 70 years ago to the day that 19 Lancaster crews from 617 squadron set out to destroy dams...

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Lord Mayor opens new stroke unit

A newly-refurbished stroke rehabilitation unit was today officially opened by the Lord Mayor of Leicester, Councillor Abdul Osman at Leicester General Hospital. The opening of the unit marked the end...

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Rail users face summer disruption

Commuters and other rail users travelling to and from Leicestershire stations will be offered reduced fares and compensation during major summer works. East Midlands Trains warn passengers travelling...

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Two Leicestershire Tory MPs defy the Government on Euro referendum

Two Leicestershire MPs were among the Tory rebels who defied the Government over a referendum on European Union membership North West Leicestershire's Andrew Bridgen and Bosworth's David Tredinnick...

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Leicester City keeper targeted by Premier clubs

Leicester City could face a fight to keep goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel this summer. The Denmark international has attracted the attention of several Premier League clubs, including Swansea and...

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Car crashes into wall in Kibworth

A car has crashed into a wall in Kibworth, causing delays for motorists in the area. The incident, on Leicester Road in the village, has caused tailbacks in both directions along the A6 towards...

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Police message to gay youngsters

A top police officer and colleagues around the county have made a film in which they speak about their experiences of being young and gay. Assistant Chief Constable Steph Morgan – Leicestershire's...

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Live: Traffic and travel updates for Leicester and Leicestershire

11.12am: Fallen tree and debris cleared from the B585 Bagworth Road between Newbold Verdon and Newbold Heath. The road is now open.7.30am The B585 Bagworth Road is closed just off the B582 between...

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Fire at restaurant in Loughborough

Firefighters were called to a blaze at a restaurant in Loughborough this morning. Crews were called at about 4.15am to the fire in the ground-floor kitchen of the two-storey building in Ward's End....

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Sainsbury's boss tells Hinckley 'no' to shopping centre

The future of the £80million re-development of Hinckley town centre is hanging in the balance after Sainsbury's announced it was pulling out of the project. Rescue talks have been arranged after Justin...

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Police search for thugs after street attack in Oakham

Two friends were assaulted when they went to the aid of two women who had been attacked by a gang of thugs. The friends saw three men push the two women to the ground in Mill Street, Oakham, in the...

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Roadworks taking place in Leicester from Sunday

Roadworks will be taking place at the following locations in Leicester next week. New work starting: Watermead Road: carriageway resurfacing. Road closed between Melton Road and Red Hill Circle until...

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What should replace New Walk Centre in Leicester?

Today is the deadline for developers to submit their expressions of interest in Leicester City Council's crumbling New Walk Centre site, which is due to be demolished next year. The council will be...

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