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Leicestershire police boss in row over with county council over cash

A row has broken out between police and crime commissioner Sir Clive Loader and Leicestershire County Council. The disagreement centres on how a £1.6 million Government crime-fighting fund should be...

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Inquest into death of London Marathon runner Claire Squires

An inquest is to be held today into the death of Claire Squires, from Great Bowden, Leicestershire. The 30-year-old hairdresser collapsed near the finish line of the London Marathon last year. She...

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Lorry driver from Leicester dies after crash near Worksop in Nottinghamshire

A lorry driver from Leicester has died following a crash on the A57 near Worksop in Nottinghamshire on Monday.Police have named him as Barry Hulbert.Mr Hulbert, 56, was driving towards the town at...

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Loughborough University science park expansion could create thousands of jobs

Thousands of jobs could be created with the expansion of Loughborough University's science park. The university already has one of the largest science and enterprise parks in the country which is home...

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Three men in court over attempted robbery of NatWest in Lutterworth

Three men have appeared in court charged with the attempted robbery of a bank. Robert Allen (33), of Hall Farm Crescent, Broughton Astley, Leroy Williams (34), of Hallam Crescent East, Braunstone,...

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Transfer window updates: January 30 morning

Clubs have less than 48 hours to secure the signatures of their model players, as the transfer window will slam shut tomorrow at 11pm. We'll keep you up-to-date with the latest transfer news and gossip...

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Leicestershire woman Claire Squires who died during London Marathon had taken...

A young woman who died in the London Marathon was using a caffeine-like supplement she bought online, an inquest has heard today.Claire Squires, 30, from Great Bowden, near Market Harborough, collapsed...

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Two more men arrested in connection with incident at Moghul Durbar...

Police have arrested two more  people in connection with the disorder in a restaurant in East Park Road, Spinney Hills earlier this month.Two men, aged 73 and 31-years-old, were arrested this morning,...

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Woman injured in collision with car in Welland Park Road, Market Harborough

A woman pedestrian has been injured in a collision with a car in Welland Park Road in Market Harborough. Police have closed roads in the area while ambulance staff treat the casualty. The incident...

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Best Valentine's Day gifts to buy in Market Harborough

A recent trawl of Market Harborough retailers has uncovered a wide range of quality Valentine's Day gifts items; most suitable for women I'm afraid, so I would be very interested to hear from shops...

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Transfer window news: Charlton interested in Leicester City's Jeff Schlupp

Charlton Athletic boss Chris Powell has said he would be interested in taking Leicester City's Jeff Schlupp on loan.Schlupp is currently training with Manchester United and Powell said if nothing came...

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House cordoned off by police in Beaconsfield Road, Leicester

A house has been cordoned off after police responded to a report of assault. Police officers were called to the house in Beaconsfield Road, off Narborough Road, Leicester, at around 8.30am today. A...

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Transfer window updates: January 30 afternoon

The clock is ticking for clubs looking to bolster their teams, as the transfer window deadline is just 32 hours away. As we move into Wednesday afternoon - Christmas Eve for football fans - we'll bring...

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Taxing times for residents

A replacement for council tax benefit will be introduced in a district on April 1. Blaby District Council has developed the scheme after the Government abolished council tax benefit and cut £460,000...

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Cases dealt with at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Cases dealt with at Leicester Magistrates' Court include: Alifia Samiwala (36), of Uppingham Road, Leicester, pleaded guilty to driving at 38mph in a 30mph zone, in Humberstone Road, Leicester, on May...

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Braunstone man Mehran Falsafi made threat to stab his neighbour after noisy...

A man threatened to stab a neighbour following a row over a noisy moped. Leicester Magistrates' Court was told Mehran Falsafi (52), of Lubbesthorpe Road, Braunstone, took exception when a noisy moped...

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£1m investment will improve life for cyclists in Leicester

Cyclists are to benefit from more than £1 million of investment in the city. Leicester railway station – the scene of several bike thefts – will be getting secure storage for 200 bikes, as well as...

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Political row 'holding up plan for food bank' on Gilmorton estate, Leicester

A community group says its efforts to set up a scheme to distribute food parcels on a deprived estate is being hampered by a row between councillors. Gilmorton Development Group hopes to start a food...

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Red Nose Day Community Cash 2013: Comic Relief can put your group in the swim!

Arthritis sufferers say money given to their self-help charity by Comic Relief has had a huge impact on their health and quality of life. Community Leicester Arthritis Self Help (Clash), in Birstall,...

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Leicester Tigers won't risk big guns in crucial LV= Cup encounter against...

Richard Cockerill has ruled out bringing in his big names to start Leicester Tigers' crunch LV= Cup pool game against Llanelli Scarlets. Despite missing more than a dozen players to international duty,...

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