15.1 C
Leicester
Sunday, May 26, 2019

Editor's Picks

Tories hold Blaby, Charnwood and Harborough councils; Lib Dems retain Oadby & Wigston

The Tories have held a number of key councils in Leicestershire, despite seeing a fall in the number of seats. The Conservatives held on to Blaby District Council, despite losing four seats. They also held Charnwood Borough Council and Harborough District Council. The Liberal Democrats held...

Tories lose Hinckley and Bosworth Council but retain Melton and North West Leicestershire

The Conservatives have lost control of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council. The Liberal Democrats are now the largest party, having won 21 of 34 seats, with the Conservatives second on 11, having lost 10 seats. This means the Lib Dem’s have regained control of Hinckley and...

Lost cat returns home after nine years

A woman was astonished after being reunited with her cat who disappeared from her garden in Leicester nine years ago. Victoria Roberts said she was ‘surprised’ when Spike was found fifteen miles from where he went missing. Spike was last seen in her garden in Thornhill...

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...

Controversial plans to build 300 new homes in Oadby given go ahead

Plans to build more than 300 new homes near Gartree Road in Oadby have been given the go ahead, despite objections from local residents. Over fifty residents attended a heated meeting which was held in Wigston College yesterday (April 11) evening. The owners of the land,...

Hitman who killed mum from Hinckley demands IVF treatment to become a dad

A hitman who murdered a mum-of-two from Hinckley has demanded £8,000 IVF treatment so he can father a child from jail. Aaron Newman, 28, was sentenced to 31-years in prison for shooting Hayley Pointon when he was hired to kill her boyfriend. Newman argues he has...

Leicester man mistakenly circumcised in hospital mix-up

A man from Leicester was mistakenly circumcised in a hospital mix-up, a new report has revealed. The error happened at one of Leicester’s hospitals when the patient was admitted to have a cystoscopy (where a camera is inserted into the bladder). But surgeons instead performed the...

Leicester woman killed after being hit by bus named

A woman who was involved in a fatal collision with a bus outside a city primary school last week has been named. Melanie Inskip, 61, was on her way to work as a teaching assistant at Humberstone Junior School when the accident happened. The collision took...

Woman cyclist injured after hit and run in Leicester city centre

A woman cyclist has suffered serious injuries after she was hit by a car in Leicester city centre. Police are looking for the driver who failed to stop at the scene. The incident happened on Burleys Way, during the early hours of Sunday 17 March.

Thieves ram raid Flannels designer store in Leicester city centre

Thieves have broken into a clothing designer store in Leicester city centre stealing hundreds of pounds worth of high end items. The ram raid occurred at the Flannels designer store on Halford Street, where BHS was once located. Police were alerted just after midnight today (March...

Let's connect

18,015FansLike
1,078FollowersFollow