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Terminally-ill Leicester woman burgled during holiday

A terminally-ill woman from Leicester returned from holiday last month to find her house had been burgled while she was away. The woman in her 50s was left distraught after finding her house on Headley Road had been burgled some time between 3:30pm on Thursday 6 December and...

Police release image of man sought after Belgrave Road fire

Demolition work was underway at Belgrave Commercial Centre today after parts of the building were destroyed by a huge fire at the weekend. Leicestershire Police believe the fire was started deliberately and have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the...

Forty-seven victims of air disaster in Leicestershire remembered

The forty-seven victims of an airline crash in Leicestershire thirty years ago have been remembered in a special service today. The Kegworth air distater was one of the worst air accidents to ever take place in Britain. Survivors and family members of the 47 victims...

Police looking for these men after brawl near Narborough Road

Police are looking for a group of men after a brawl broke out near Leicester’s Narborough Road. A number of people were involved in the fight in New Park Street at around 3am on 14 December. Some were reported to have thrown punches while one...

Woman killed in crash in Leicestershire

A woman has died following a collision in Leicestershire earlier today. Police were called to the accident on Station Road in Stoney Stanton at 12.05pm today (Monday 7 January). The collision involved two vehicles, a car and a van. The driver of the car died at...

Huge fire on Leicester’s Belgrave Road started deliberately

A huge fire at a commercial centre on Leicester’s Belgrave Road is being treated as arson. Detectives are appealing for witnesses to the blaze to come forward. Emergency services received a number of calls at around 10pm last night (Sunday 6 January) after a fire had broken out in...

Armed Police chase car through Leicester city centre

Three men have been arrested after an armed police chase in Leicester city centre. Police received reports of a group of men acting suspiciously in a car in the Hamilton area of the city at 1:00am on Friday morning. A Police team were deployed, however the vehicle had left the scene. The car was later found...

Man arrested after Police close M1 in Leicesteshire

A man has been arrested after Police had to close the M1 in both directions earlier today. The incident was caused by a driver who had stopped his car on the southbound carriageway of the M1, at around 1pm today. Police were concerned for the welfare of the driver and decided to stop and hold traffic...

Lane blocked on M69 following crash this morning

A lane is blocked on the M69 motorway this morning following a collision. The incident occurred on the southbound carriageway, between Junction 1 for Nuneaton and J2 for the M6. Emergency Services are at the scene dealing with the incident. The event is expected to clear between 10.30am and 10.45am. To keep up with all the latest...

Body found in canal near Glen Parva

An investigation has been launched after a body was recovered from a canal in Leicestershire. Police were called to the area near Blue Banks Avenue, Glen Parva, just after 9am this morning. A dog walker spotted the body in the canal and contacted Police. Emergency services arrived and recovered the body, believed to be that of...

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