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Three supermarkets to close stores in Leicester

Three supermarket chains have revealed that they will be closing stores in Leicester by the end of the year. Sainsbury’s has become the latest supermarket to announce the closure of their store on Narborough Road blaming poor sales. This is in addition to the closure...

Pictures of Leicestershire crash released to warn drivers

Leicestershire Fire & Rescue has released pictures of a crash earlier this morning to highlight the dangers of driving in wet conditions. The two-car crash happened at around 8am yesterday (18 July) on the A4304 between Lutterworth and Market Harborough. One person was taken to the...

Two men arrested after stabbing in Leicester restaurant

Two men have been arrested after a stabbing in a Leicester restaurant earlier this week. The men are being held on suspicion of attempted murder after two 19-year-olds were stabbed during a fight. Emergency services were called to the American diner Tinseltown, on Upper Brown Street...

Police statement after two men stabbed in Leicester restaurant

Police are appealing for witnesses after two teenagers were attacked with machetes at a restaurant in the city centre. Emergency services were called to the Tinseltown restaurant on Upper Brown Street, just after 11pm last night (Monday 15 June). When paramedics arrived at the scene they found...

Two seriously injured after jumping from third floor fire in Mountsorrel

Two people have been injured after jumping from the third floor of a building to escape a fire at a block of flats in Mountsorrel, Leicestershire. Fire crews were called to the blaze on Barons Road shortly after 7:30pm on Saturday 13th July. The fire started...

Free family activities in Leicester this summer

There’s lots going on in Leicester this summer to keep kids of all ages busy – and the good news for local families is that many activities are completely free of charge. From free tennis coaching to story-telling, bike rides to an outdoor showing of a Star Wars favourite, there’s...

Wigston man due to stand trial found dead in prison cell

A man from Wigston who was due to stand trial for murder has been found dead in his Leicester prison cell. Martley Matthew, 63, was found dead at HMP Leicester on 24 June. Matthew was charged with the murder of Ashton Slatcher, 43, who was attacked...

Police dog finds suspect hiding in hedge in Queniborough

A man who tried to evade officers was arrested after a Leicestershire Police dog found him hiding in a hedge. The incident happened on Thursday 27 June after a report that a white Volkswagen Golf had left the road and come to rest in a ditch in Ridgemere Lane,...

Cameras will issue £60 fines in these four bus lanes in Leicester

Enforcement cameras are set to be used on four bus lanes in Leicester to catch drivers illegally using the lanes. The proposal follows traffic surveys revealing up to 56,000 drivers are illegally using bus lanes each month. The cameras will be installed on inbound and outbound...

New cycle lanes planned on three main roads in Leicester

Plans have been revealed for three new cycle lanes creating a safer and more direct route between Clarendon Park and Leicester city centre. The plans include a two-way cycle lane from the Queens Road and Victoria Park Road junction across Victoria Park and along the full length of Lancaster...

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