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Benefits case for a single council across Leicestershire released

A detailed road map setting out the benefits of re-shaping local government in Leicestershire has been published

Young woman groped and pushed into canal in Leicester

A young woman was touched inappropriately and pushed into a canal by a stranger as she walked on a towpath in Leicester

Earthquake tremors reported in Leicestershire

Residents in Melton Mowbray may have felt some ‘tremors’ yesterday evening as a small earthquake struck the county

Cannabis worth £250,000 found in property in Oadby

Police have found cannabis plants worth £250,000 in a property in Oadby

New opening times at waste sites across Leicestershire

A seasonal change in opening hours for Leicestershire’s recycling and household waste sites comes into effect

Man hides £100k of ram-raid cash in toilet

A man has been jailed for hiding money stolen during a series of ram raids on ATM machines across Leicestershire

Fairytale proposal after Grease performance in Leicester

There was a fairytale proposal after a performance of Grease in Leicester

Syston woman travels 3 hours for Tinder date only to be called ‘fat’ and dumped

A woman from Leicester who travelled for three hours to see a man she met on Tinder claims she was called ‘fat’ and dumped when she turned up for their date. Jade Savage set up a GoFundMe page as a joke to claw back the £93 the date cost...

Rare 50p coins released this week could be worth a fortune

The Royal Mint has released a special edition 2019 Peter Rabbit 50p coin this week, and they could be worth thousands of pounds. The coins were not intended for general circulation, however 400 have been released to the general public. The special edition coins contain one...

MPs call for complete ban on pavement parking

MPs are calling for a ban on motorists parking cars on pavements because it "puts pedestrians in danger". The Commons' Transport Committee has called for a new law and an awareness campaign on the impact it has, especially for those with mobility or visual impairments. The...

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