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Changes to bin collection days in Leicestershire over Christmas and New Year

Changes to bin collection days over the Christmas and New Year period have been announced across Leicestershire. We have compiled a list of changes to collection days in your area. Please click on the link below for your area: Leicester City Charnwood Borough Council Oadby and Wigston Borough Council Melton Borough Council Harborough District Council Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council Blaby...

Leicestershire council plans barriers to stop cars driving in flooded road

A Leicestershire council wants to add gates to a notorious ford where drivers keep getting stuck

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,...

Florist from Leicestershire to star in the new series of The Apprentice

The new series of The Apprentice is about to get under way, with 18 more ambitious hopefuls vying to be Alan Sugar's business partner. One of those candidates is florist Elizabeth McKenna. The 39-year-old has strong roots in Leicestershire, attendeding Brooksby College in Melton Mowbray and opening her first shop in Shepshed. Much of Elizabeth's...

More details provided on £50million Vaughan Way redevelopment

Highcross Leicester hosted a public exhibition this week highlighting the extensive works taking place on Vaughan Way, as part of a major city centre redevelopment. The £50million scheme, which was granted planning permission in October 2017, comprises of two new hotels, the creation of 35,000 sq ft of new office space and a new public...

Is a happy spouse the secret to growing old gracefully?

A new study has found that if your husband or wife is a happy person, you’re more likely to lead a healthier and longer life. The study found that a spouse’s life satisfaction has more of an impact on your health than your own life satisfaction.

Plans unveiled for new state-of-the-art school in Leicestershire

A planning application is being submitted for the state-of-the-art Holywell Spring Farm primary school in Ashby

Christmas lights switch on in Leicester

Yes it's that time of the year with Christmas fast approaching. To mark the festive season the Christmas lights switch on will take place in Leicester on Thursday 17 November on Humberstone Gate West. City Mayor, Peter Soulsby will be joined by X Factor winner Sam Bailey along with co-actors from the pantomime Jack and...

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...

Oadby Council agrees to keep street lighting on into early hours after recent burglaries

Concerned residents are pleased after their local borough has agreed to keep street lighting on into the early hours, after a spate of burglaries in the area. Residents from the Oadby area of Leicester signed online petitions to have street lighting put back on after dark. The move comes after an increase in thefts in...

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