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Leicester braced for a chilly week

The Met Office has issued a warning of snow for tonight and tomorrow for the East Midlands. Temperatures have already dwindled to single digits, with a minimum temperature of 0°C expected tonight. The snow is due to a large band of cloud and rain pushing in from the West, colliding with cold air over the...

The Coca-Cola Christmas truck is coming to Leicester

You’ve seen the Coca-Cola Christmas truck on TV… now see it in real life! The tour dates for the Coca-Cola truck have been revealed and it's coming back to Leicester on Tuesday 13th December. The visit to the Highcross Centre last year saw hundreds of families come along to have their picture taken with the...

Leicestershire Towns could be crowned Britain’s best High Street

Two Leicestershire towns are in the running to win the title of Britain's best high street and win £10,000. Hinckley and Market Harborough have been selected as finalists in The Great British High Street Competition 2016. Both towns have been selected in the Market Town (large) category alongside Bridgnorth in Shropshire. The organisers said they were bowled...

Leicester could see some of the hottest weather in UK this week

The East Midlands is expected to have some of the hottest weather in the UK over the next day or two. Temperatures could soar and exceed the hottest September day in the UK for more than 50 years. NHS England has issued a level-two heat alert, which means there is a high chance that...

Leicester tops ‘least railway stations per population’ poll

Leicester has the fewest number of railway stations per population, reveals new research by the Press Association. The city has just one station serving almost 350,000 people. Hull is in second place with a single station serving nearly 260,000 people, while Oldham is third with one for 230,000 residents. At the peak of the railway boom in...

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