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Want to know what’s planned for former BHS store in Leicester city centre?

Work is progressing on the site of the former BHS store in Leicester city centre. The shop on Gallowtree Gate is being split into a number of new outlets including Sports Direct, USC, Everlast Fitness Club and Flannels. Preparatory work started on the site last year after the building was taken on by Mike Ashley, the...

Teenage pregnancies fall by two-thirds in Leicestershire in favour of online relationships

Teenage pregnancy figures for under 18’s across Leicestershire are down for the tenth consecutive year, with many experts linking this to the amount of time young people spend online. The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS) believes the changing social interactions of teenagers, with growing use of social media and...

Rebekah and Jamie Vardy reveal name of baby daughter

Rebekah and Jamie Vardy have revealed the name of their newborn daughter, sharing a photo with fans of their new arrival

Police begin moving beggars and street drinkers out of Leicester City Centre

A new initiative has been taking place in the city centre this week to move beggars and street drinkers out of the area. Between Monday 17 July and Wednesday 19 July, Police have been speaking with beggars, street drinkers and rough sleepers and using Section 35 dispersal orders to move a number of them on. The...

Annual Remembrance Day celebrated in Leicester

This years annual Remembrance Day will be celebrated on Sunday 12 November, with a parade held at Leicester's Victoria Park. The service and parade will include military veterans, local civic dignitaries and members of the public expected to make up a crowd of around 3,000 people. It will commemorate the nations fallen servicemen and women...

Multi-million pound redevelopment of Leicester’s Belgrave Gate revealed

A multi million pound redevelopment project of the Belgrave Gate area has been proposed, which would house a new hotel complex and revamp the existing Haymarket car park. Leicester City Council hopes the regeneration will bring a significant annual income for the Council. It wants to invest £10million in a scheme that would allow it to...

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 -...

Leicester council offers financial support to people during coronavirus crisis

Leicester city council has outlined the support available to people who are experiencing financial hardship due to the Coronavirus crisis

£80million Waterside regeneration project announced

Leicester City Council have announced extensive plans to regenerate Leicester's Waterside area on the banks of the River Soar. Construction of the £80million project has been awarded to Keepmoat Homes Ltd. Keepmoat will lead the transformation of the largely derelict industrial area to build over 300 new homes with another 5,500 sqm of office space...

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