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Man in serious condition after stabbing in Nuneaton

A man is in a ‘serious’ condition in hospital after being stabbed in a street in Nuneaton. The man was found on Haunchwood Road, near to the junction with Whittle-ford Road and Kingswood Road, on Friday afternoon (9 November). Police attended the scene and the man was taken to hospital. His injuries are serious but not...

Leicester fans join memorial walk today in tribute for Vichai

Thousands of Leicester City fans are set to join a memorial walk today (Saturday 10 November) to honour the two-week anniversary of those killed in the helicopter crash outside the club's stadium. Club owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was among five people who died when the aircraft came down on 27 October. The walk has been named the...

Police respond after warnings over acid attack at Loughborough Fair

Leicestershire Police have dismissed rumours that parents should keep their children away from Loughborough Fair tonight because of a planned acid attack. The message has been sent to a number of schools in the area and shared on social media. A statement from the Police released earlier today stated: “We are aware of concerns being...

Woman pedestrian killed in crash on A46 in Leicester

A woman has died after a fatal road traffic collision on the A46, which closed the busy dual carriageway for over 10 hours last night. Police have released more details this afternoon on the incident. Officers attended the scene just after 8.30pm on Tuesday (6 November) following reports a pedestrian had been in collision with a...

Serious crash closes A46 in Leicester for 10 hours

A serious crash on the A46 in Leicester saw the busy dual carriageway closed for most of the night. The A46 was closed in both directions between Anstey and Wanlip from 9pm last night. It reopened shortly before 7am this morning. It’s believed only one car was involved in the incident, however no details have...

Motorcyclist killed in crash near Ashby

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a lorry this morning. The accident happened on the A511, Ashby Road in Woodville, between Ashby De La Zouch and Swadlincote Paramedics were called to the scene of the crash just after 7.20am this morning. However, the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Police closed the road for...

Live: Police close roads in Leicester following an explosion

Leicestershire Police are dealing with an incident in the Glen Parva area of the city this afternoon. Leicester Road and Little Glen Road at the junction of Soar Valley Way has been closed, with traffic diverted and public transport forced to take alternative routes. At about 3.25pm this afternoon, police had tweeted that they were dealing...

Police appeal after man struck by car in Leicestershire

Police are appealing for help in identifying the driver of a vehicle after a man was struck by a car in Leicestershire. The incident took place on Tuesday 30 October between 6pm and 6.30pm, on Copt Oak, near Markfield. The incident involved the drivers of a white Mercedes van and a small silver car, which both...

Leicester players in tears as stadium falls silent to remember Vichai

An emotional minute's silence was held at Leicester City's first game since the death of their owner in a helicopter crash a week ago. Leicester City players and staff were in tears as fans held aloft their club scarves in tribute to Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. A huge flag tribute was also revealed in the stands before kick-off and players...

Heavy traffic around Fosse Park after man trapped in vehicle after crash

There is heavy traffic around Fosse Park this morning after a collison between two vehicles left a man trapped inside one of the cars. Police were called to Narborough Road South, at the junction with Soar Valley Way, at around 7.30am today.. Fire crews and ambulance services are also at the scene. Area Traffic Control have...

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