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Sizzling weather expected to continue in Leicester as Summer finally arrives

For those of you who enjoyed the sunshine today, there's good news. There's more on the way with Leicester set to bask in the sunshine. The hot weather is expected to last through the weekend, with the Met Office predicting 'warm and sunny weather' all the way through to Sunday. Although Thursday may start a...

Highcross carrying out random bag searches for increased security

The Highcross Shopping Centre is carrying out random bag searches as part of its increased security measures. The Highcross has assured customers that the searches aren’t in response to a specific threat, but is part of an ‘enhanced security procedure’ following recent terror attacks. Customers passing through the centre will be chosen on a random basis...

Leicester named as one of Britain’s top property hotspots

The property hotspots for 2017 have been revealed and Leicester has been identified as one of the most in-demand places to live in the UK. Property website Zoopla has revealed the most popular areas to live in the country and Leicester features at number 5 on the list. Edinburgh topped the list, followed by Croydon,...

Leicester Riverside Festival this weekend

This year celebrates the 20th year of Leicester Riverside Festival, one of Leicester's biggest free festivals and a lively weekend of activities for the whole family. The event has grown from a small Sunday afternoon event in Bede Park into a major two day festival and a summer highlight of the city's programme. The festival offers...

Leicestershire could see hottest day of the year on Monday

Leicestershire will be basking in sunshine this week as temperatures are set to soar. Monday could see one of the hottest days of the year so far, with a maximum tempreture of 23 °C in Leicestershire. The Met Ofice expects a bright and sunny start to the day, with some cloud increasing through the day, but...

Jamie Vardy’s £1.25m home for sale. Want to take a look inside?

Jamie Vardy has put his £1.25m home in Melton Mowbray for sale. The house was where the wild celebrations took place this time last year, when Leicester won the Premier League title, realising one of the greatest achievement in sporting history. But ironically, those celebrations, and the pictures of them that were beamed around the world,...

New enforcement cameras being brought in across Leicester

New enforcement cameras are being brought in to tackle illegal or dangerous parking across Leicester. This includes parking on yellow zig-zags outside schools, stopping in bus lanes and entrance clearways outside ambulance bays and fire stations. The new plans could see 24-hour camera enforcement outside Leicester Railway Station brought in as early as June 2017. This follows...

Leicester man wins £823,000 from just a £19 bet

A lucky punter from Leicester has scooped an incredible £823,000 from a £19 accumulator bet on Friday afternoon. Betting site Coral said it's the biggest ever horse racing pay-out in the firm’s history and the winner this morning described it as “the realisation of a lifetime dream”. The man in his forties, who wishes to remain...

Top Trumps release Leicester version of classic card game

A classic card game that captivated millions of children of all ages now includes a version dedicated to Leicester and its attractions. The new Top Trumps game - 'Leicester: 30 Things to See and Do’ - features key Leicester landmarks and doubles up as a guide to features of interest. Each of the 30 cards bear...

Claudio Ranieri’s Leicester house for sale. Want to take a look inside?

Claudio Ranieri's four bedroom house in the Stoneygate area of Leicester has been put on the market for £695,000. Estate agents James Sellicks, who are selling the property, said Ranieri was selling the home as he was "moving on to new adventures". The agents describe the house as "unassuming yet stylish", much like the man himself....

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