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Leicester named one of the cheapest university cities for students

If you are thinking of heading to uni but haven’t made up your mind yet, a new study from marbles.com reveals which city would allow you to stretch your money the most. The study has analysed the average weekly cost of rent, travel, a pint, kebab and social activities such as the cinema and gym...

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...

Plans to redevelop Belgrave Gate costing £2m revealed

Leicester City Council have revealed new plans to redevelop the Belgrave Gate area in the city centre. The £2million development will improve the road linking the Golden Mile to Leicester city centre. The aim is to create a safer and more attractive route for pedestrians and cyclists along Belgrave Gate, from the new Haymarket Bus Station...

25-year-old from Leicester wins Miss Universe Great Britain 2017

The city of Leicester has once again been put on the map after a local 25-year-old was crowned Miss Universe Great Britain 2017. Anna Burdzy is celebrating after winning the title, beating off competition from 34 other finalists at a beauty pageant which took place over the weekend in Cardiff. The dress Anna wore has...

Leicester named one of the top food destinations in the UK

Leicester has been named as one of top food destinations in the U.K. by travel website Booking.com. The city featured at number eight in the Top 10 food destinations in the UK, beating cities like London and Manchester. The ranking was based on feedback from 118 million traveller's on Booking.com. Padlow, a picturesque village in...

Traffic warden caught parking on double yellow whilst issuing parking fines

A traffic warden has infuriated drivers by handing out parking fines whilst his own car was on double yellow lines on a school corner. Angry parents challenged the man outside All Saints Primary School in Wigston Magna, Leicestershire. The warden responded by saying 'I can park wherever I like'. Wendy Scott shamed the warden on Facebook...

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...

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