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Work to begin on new hotel development at Leicester stadium

Work will begin this week on a new hotel development at Leicester Tiger’s Welford Road stadium

Outrage as Leicester pharmacy charges £9.99 for Paracetamol and £19.99 for Calpol

A pharmacy chain has sparked outrage after their stores significantly increased prices for Paracetamol and Calpol bottles

New Leicester estate agents shortlisted for national award

A new Leicester based estate agency has been shortlisted for a national award at a prestigious ceremony in London this evening. Harry Albert Lettings & Estates has been nominated in the New Agency Award 2018 category at The Negotiator Awards 2018. The Negotiator Awards is organised by the residential property trade magazine, The Negotiator, and celebrates excellence...

Work starts on new Coalville business park

Building work has started on a new business park set to create more than 120 jobs in Coalville. The £5.5m Vulcan Park is being built by Leicester City Council and will boost business in the town by supporting start-ups and firms looking to expand. The venture is part-funded by £2.4m from the Local Growth Fund and...

Man dies after being pulled from Leicester canal

A man has died in hospital after being pulled out of a canal in Leicester. The man was found near the rowing club at Upperton Road on 8 August at 3.20pm. Police are treating his death as unexplained. The man has not been named but police said it was not Michal Zygan, who has been missing...

Plans revealed for Leicester’s new £75million space park

This is what the new £75m Leicester Space Park could look like when it is completed. The new image has been revealed ahead of a public consultation and a planning application being submitted this summer. The University of Leicester is working with Leicester City Council, Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) and the National Space Centre...

Walkers celebrates its 70th anniversary with six limited edition flavours

Walkers Crisps is celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, and to mark the occasion the company is introducing six new flavours. The limited edition flavoured crisps are all based on famous dishes from the last six decades of the iconic brand’s existence. Walkers was founded in 1948 in Leicester by Henry Walker and initially started off...

Approval given for expansion of controversial site creating 10,000 jobs in Leicestershire

Harborough District Council has approved the controversial plans to expand Europe's largest distribution park in Lutterworth, Leicestershire. Magna Park sits along the busy A5 in South Leicestershire. The distribution storage centre is used by many well known big brands like Asda, Argos and Lidl, with easy access to the M1 and M69. The go-ahead was...

Amazon has over 2,000 Christmas jobs in Coalville

With Christmas just around the corner, internet retailer Amazon is looking for thousands of extra people to work over the busy festive period. The internet giant has a number of sites across the UK and is looking to recruit 20,000 new staff across the country. This includes people who can help pick, pack and ship...

Plans unveiled for new £22m hotel on Granby Halls car park site

New plans for a £22m development, which includes a 165 room hotel, on the grounds of the Granby Hall car park have been revealed. The plans have been developed by Leicester Tigers and the site will be situated next to their Welford Road ground. The hotel will be one of the largest corporate event venues in...

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