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Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson wants more of the same as top two beckons

Leicester City could move back into the automatic promotion places tonight with victory at Leeds. City rose to third on Saturday after their impressive win at Sheffield Wednesday, and Nigel Pearson's...

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Floods in Leicestershire: Schools and roads closed as floods cause more problems

Schools were shut, roads remained closed and stranded animals had to be tended by RSPCA officers as floodwater continued to create problems. Two primary schools – Dovelands in Western Park, Leicester,...

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Neil Warnock believes Leicester City will finish top of Championship

Leeds United boss Neil Warnock believes his side are facing the best squad in the Championship tonight when Leicester City visit Elland Road. Warnock's men beat second-placed Crystal Palace on...

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Lollipop man Bob Pole, 73, threatened, abused and sworn at by drivers in...

Lollipop man Bob Pole has been abused, sworn at and threatened by motorists as he guides children across the road. The 73-year-old great-grandfather, who has been a lollipop man in Knighton, Leicester,...

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Leicester City's Ben Marshall determined to secure place in starting line-up

Ben Marshall is determined to cement his place in the Leicester City starting line-up. The midfielder came back with a bang at Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday and was man of the match in City's 2-0...

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Floods in Leicestershire: Warnings still in place across the county

After heavy rain overnight and into the morning the Environment Agency issued warnings of "imminent" flooding along watercourses in the county today (Tuesday, November 27). Police are urging drivers to...

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Nigel Pearson: Miserly defence record is key for Leicester City's promotion push

Leicester City's miserly defensive record will be key to a promotion push, says manager Nigel Pearson. City took their tally of clean sheets to eight on Saturday with victory at Sheffield Wednesday,...

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Topps Tiles records profits of £12.5 million for 2012

Leicestershire flooring and tile chain Topps Tiles has weathered a difficult start to the financial year and recorded profits of £12.5 million. The Enderby-based retailer's pre-tax profits were up from...

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Win tickets to see Leicester Tigers v Bath

We have two pairs of tickets to give away for Leicester Tigers' Aviva Premiership clash with Bath on Saturday. There is no question to answer, all you have to do is email your name, address and...

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Your guide to making a flood insurance claim

The torrential downpours which have flooded hundreds of homes, taken two lives and submerged swathes of land in the South West are set to arrive in Leicestershire, with the Environment Agency warning...

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De Montfort University unveils multi-million pound plans to revamp campus

De Montfort University has unveiled multi-million pound plans to revamp its campus in Leicester city centre. The development will be paid for using funds secured from a £90m bond issue it announced...

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Leicestershire flooding and weather update

One flood warning remains in place in Leicestershire after several days of heavy rain. Forecasters are now warning that temperatures are set to fall below freezing over the next few days. One flood...

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Nigella Lawson meets her fans in Leicester

HUNDREDS of people braved the cold, wet weather to meet everyone's favourite TV chef, Nigella Lawson today.  Arriving at Waterstones in Market Street, to sign copies of her new book, Nigellissimo, she...

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Pig causes chaos on M1 during rush-hour in Leicestershire

A pig brought chaos to rush-hour commuters after running loose on the M1 yesterday. The pig, which had to be put down, was reported on the motorway between junctions 21 and 21A at about 3pm. Police...

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De Montfort University unveils plans to rebuild part of its campus in Leicester

De Montfort University's latest rebuilding project is set to add some futuristic buildings to the skyline of the city. The university has more than £90 million available to rebuild a large area of its...

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Kennedy House hostel man's jaw broken in fight, Leicester court told

A man who broke a hostel resident's jaw in a fight about a pool game has been jailed for 12 months. Alan Gonter (24) admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm on August 7. Leicester Crown Court was told...

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Delight as stolen cages recovered after break-in at the Leicestershire...

Volunteers at a wildlife hospital are celebrating the return of stolen animal cages worth thousands of pounds. The stainless steel and aluminium enclosures were stolen in a break-in at the...

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Teenager robbed at knifepoint by two students in The Newarke, Leicester

Two college students robbed a teenager at knifepoint in daylight. The 18-year-old victim was walking along The Newarke when he was accosted by the pair, who were wearing hoods and scarves. One – Joseph...

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Hinckley dentist John Atkinson risks jail over breach of order

A dentist who defrauded the NHS is at risk of serving a suspended jail sentence after failing to carry out unpaid work. John Atkinson was found guilty of 17 charges of false accounting involving claims...

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