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Syston woman travels 3 hours for Tinder date only to be called ‘fat’ and dumped

A woman from Leicester who travelled for three hours to see a man she met on Tinder claims she was called ‘fat’ and dumped when she turned up for their date. Jade Savage set up a GoFundMe page as a joke to claw back the £93 the date cost...

Newborn kittens dumped in plastic bag in Leicester

Two newborn kittens were dumped in a plastic bag and left to die in Leicester

Big names in music and comedy announced for Leicester’s City Festival

The first artists have been announced for a major programme of music, comedy and entertainment at Leicester’s City Festival. The 2019 City Festival takes place over seven fun-packed days from August 19 to 25, including a street art programme. The centrepiece of the festival will be a...

Temperature rise warning: Leicestershire sees rise in dogs left in hot cars

With temperatures set to increase considerably this weekend across the county, dog owners have been warned not to leave their pets in hot cars. The RSPCA said in Leicestershire, 112 calls were made to the charity about dogs in hot cars last year compared to 96 in 2017 -...

Cameras will issue £60 fines in these four bus lanes in Leicester

Enforcement cameras are set to be used on four bus lanes in Leicester to catch drivers illegally using the lanes. The proposal follows traffic surveys revealing up to 56,000 drivers are illegally using bus lanes each month. The cameras will be installed on inbound and outbound...

Leicester Tigers announces plans to sell club

Leicester Tigers has today announced plans for the sale of the club. The club said the move follows the investment in Premiership Rugby Ltd by CVC, which will pump cash into the top clubs. The investment by CVC generated interest in the Tigers from new...

Changes to HS2 route in Leicestershire

Proposed changes to the HS2 route in Leicestershire will be reviewed by county councillors next week. The changes include a re-alignment of an eight-mile section of the line between Ashby and Diseworth to avoid former open-cast mines and old landfill sites. The county council is...

New cycle lanes planned on three main roads in Leicester

Plans have been revealed for three new cycle lanes creating a safer and more direct route between Clarendon Park and Leicester city centre. The plans include a two-way cycle lane from the Queens Road and Victoria Park Road junction across Victoria Park and along the full length of Lancaster...

Cat makes miraculous recovery after being shot in Leicester

A cat had a "lucky escape" after he was "deliberately" shot with a crossbow in Leicester. The RSPCA said the cat, dubbed Robin Hood, was found injured in Glenfield. They described the attack as “sickening” after the crossbow bolt lodged into Robin’s shoulder and came...

£70 fine for parents parking outside these 24 Leicester schools

Anyone stopping or parking on ‘keep clear’ markings outside 24 schools in Leicester could now be captured on camera and fined. A new Traffic Regulation Order (TRO) will allow the city council to use evidence captured by a camera car to fine parents flouting the regulations and putting children’s...

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