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Leicester misses out on Olympic homecoming parade

Leicester will not get to host the Olympic homecoming parade, with Manchester chosen for the honour. The city had bid to host the parade for Team GB Olympians and Paralympians returning from Rio. Both Leicester and Leeds has been suggested as alternatives to Manchester due to their sporting heritage but Manchester is the home of...

Man jailed following death of teenager

A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to nine years in prison following the death of a teenager last November. Pravdit Sian, of Leicester, was sentenced today at Derby Crown Court after pleading guilty to “manslaughter with loss of control”. Police and ambulance services were called on the evening of Tuesday 24 November to attend a boy...

Jail for driver who caused death of teenager

An uninsured driver who caused the death of a teenage boy in Leicester city centre has been jailed for eight years after pleading guilty to death by dangerous driving and a number of other driving offences. Reece Webster, 19, appeared at Leicester Crown Court today and admitted causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop...

Do you know this man?

Do you recognise the man in the in the CCTV image. Leicestershire Police would like to speak to him in connection with the theft of a LOROS collection tin from Shires Motorcycle Training School, off Beaumont Way, Leicester. It was taken on 24th or 25th July at around 11am. Police believe he could have information about...

Man pleads guilty to pounding moving car

A man has pleaded guilty to damaging a number of cars including jumping on a moving car and pounding its windscreen. The attacks took place on Burleys Way during afternoon rush hour on Thursday 4th August. Mobile phone footage shared on social media showed him damaging the vehicles as rush hour traffic moved along the...

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