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I'll repay Leicester Tigers for sticking by me, vows Mathew Tait

Fit-again Mathew Tait is desperate to repay Leicester Tigers for sticking by him through his 13-month injury nightmare. The 26-year-old back made his first start for more than a year in Tuesday's...

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PCC elections Leicestershire - Thursday, November 15, 2012

People in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland will vote today (Thursday, November 15) to elect their first ever police and crime commissioner(PCC). The PCC will hold the police force to account and...

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Rare gold coin unearthed near Bosworth Battlefield expected to fetch a king's...

A rare gold coin unearthed near Bosworth Battlefield is expected to sell for more than £12,000 at auction. The pristine find dates from 1484 – a year before Richard III was defeated at Bosworth – and...

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Arsonists blamed for fire in Barwell, Leicestershire

Arsonists are believed to have started a fire which destroyed three sheds in Barwell in the early hours of this morning. Firefighters were called to tackle the blaze at Dawson's Lane just after 3.30am....

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Loughborough man charged with poppy tin thefts

A 28-year-old man from Loughborough is due to appear in court today in connection with the theft of Royal British Legion poppy collection boxes. The collection tins were allegedly stolen from different...

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White Goods For A White Christmas!

If you're getting ready for Christmas and are looking to treat yourself or a loved one to a new appliance please give The Marlene Reid Centre a thought if your old domestic electrical appliances such...

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MRC Toy Appeal Launched!

This week sees the launch of the MRC Christmas Toy Appeal for The Marlene Reid Centre in Coalville.   For more than 25 years the local charity has run a very successful appeal to support families in...

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CCTV appeal after robbery bid at shop in Thurnby Lodge, Leicester

A man armed with a knife fled a shop in Leicester when a member of staff pulled out a golf club during an attempted robbery. Police have released CCTV footage of the robbery bid at the shop in Brent...

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Man arrested after teenager indecently assaulted on Leicester bus

A man has been arrested after a teenager was indecently assaulted on a bus in Leicester. The 16-year-old was sitting on a bus which was travelling in the Narborough Road area when a man sat next to her...

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MONDAY FOOTBALL LEAGUE

GOALS Monday 50 Minute League is recruiting NEW TEAMS. Enter a team before Monday 26th November and receive: • Half Price Reg Fee• 1st League game FREE• FREE Mitre Football• FREE set of Umbro Bibs• You...

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MOVEMBER CUP

Goals Leicester is holding a Movember CupWe are delighted to take this opportunity to offer you and your team mates the opportunity to take part in the 1st Annual Goals Movember & Sons Tournament....

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Drug "jackpot" trio jailed at Leicester Crown Court

Three men "who thought they had hit the jackpot" when they stole £1 million worth of cocaine and £100,000 cash in a burglary on a drug dealer's flat have been sent to jail. Leicester Crown Court heard...

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Former West Bridgford man, 57, jailed for benefits fraud after three-year...

A 57-YEAR-OLD man who falsely claimed benefits worth more than £22,700 is in police custody after a three-year investigation. Warehouseman Peter McConnachie, who has lived in Keyworth, West Bridgford...

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Nuisance neighbour fined by Leicester City Council over loud music

A nuisance neighbour who ignored notices to stop playing loud music at her home has been ordered to pay more than £3,500 in costs and fines by magistrates. Leicester City Council's noise team brought...

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Richard III dig: Leicester archaeologists to reconstruct the face of...

Archaeologists working to identify the Greyfriars remains are reconstructing the 500-year-old skeleton's face to give people a possible glimpse of King Richard III. Scientists at the University of...

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Sports awards: Small wonder Wigston teenager Joe's in frame for award

Joe O'Connor might be small in stature – but he towers above all his rivals in the pool world. The diminutive 17-year-old, from Wigston, continued his rapid rise to stardom in 2012 by being crowned the...

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Louis Deacon hails Leicester Tigers faithful after a night to remember

Leicester Tigers lock Louis Deacon is still pinching himself after the "amazing" opportunity of leading out his side on home soil to face the Maori All Blacks. Deacon was named captain for the historic...

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Basketball: Riders determined to banish that strange smell of defeat

Leicester Riders travel to Manchester Giants tonight (7.30) looking to bounce back from their first defeat of the season. The Jelson Homes DMU-backed Riders lost their first match in nine BBL games...

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Boss stole £130,000 from Leicester hotel to fund his drug habit

A hotel duty manager created fake accounts to steal nearly £130,000 to fund his drug addiction and share with his partner, a court was told. Robert Scott Brown was jailed for three years after...

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Leicester City's David Nugent is a real quality finisher – Andy King

David Nugent's sublime finish against Nottingham Forest may have had the television pundits purring but Leicester City team-mate Andy King says finishes like that are the norm in training. Nugent, who...

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