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Police looking for motorcyclist after fatal collision near Hinckley

Police have released an image of a motorcyclist they are looking to trace after a fatal collision near Stapleton in Leicestershire. The collision took place on the A447, between Stapleton and Dobbies Woodlands Garden Centre, shortly before 1.30pm on Saturday 24 August. The collision involved a...

Pensioner jailed for spying on young girls in his Leicester home

A man in his 70’s has been jailed after spying on young girls with a hidden camera at his home in Leicester. Graham Bertram from Birstall was sentenced to five years when he appeared at Leicester Crown Court today. The 72-year-old was found guilty of two...

Live: Crash on M1 causing traffic near Fosse Park

There has been an accident on Junction 21 of the M1, heading to Fosse Park. Two lanes have been closed with traffic being funnelled through a single lane. Drivers have been warned to expect congestion on the M1 Southbound and the M69 approaching Junction...

Plans for new 238-acre Jaguar Land Rover site in Leicestershire approved

Plans for a huge new Jaguar Land Rover distribution site on farmland in Leicestershire has been approved. The 238-acre site near Junction 11 of the M42 in Appleby Magna and surrounding villages will create about 3,000 jobs. The application had generated hundreds of comments, many objecting...

Burglar who beat couple in their Leicester home escapes from prison

A man convicted of an armed robbery at a house in Leicester has absconded from prison

Man found unconscious after assault in Leicester city centre

Leicestershire Police are investigating an assault after a man was found unconscious in the city centre over the weekend. Emergency services were called to Church Gate on Sunday 1 September at 7am in the morning after the man was found lying on the pavement. The 27-year-old...

Barwell woman jailed for causing brain damage to passenger

A Leicestershire woman, who crashed her car while under the influence of drugs and alcohol seriously injuring her passenger, has been jailed for more than two years. Polly-Anna Dundas, 26, appeared at Leicester Crown Court on Friday 30 August, where she pleaded guilty to causing serious injury by dangerous...

Leicester to see rise in mosquitoes over the next month

Experts are warning the public of more bugs such as mosquitoes in the county over the next month. Recent downpours combined with hot weather are making ideal breeding conditions for the bloodthirsty insects. Leicestershire has experienced damp and humid conditions over the last few weeks, providing...

16-year-old in hospital after hit and run following large brawl in Braunstone

A teenager has been injured after being struck by a van, after a fight broke out in a city estate last night. Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident to come forward. Officers were called to Braunstone Estate in Leicester at around 9pm last night...

Two serial burglars who committed offences across Leicestershire caught

Two serial burglars have admitted a number of offences across Leicestershire – some of which included driving stolen vehicles into properties. The pair were arrested after investigative work including recovery of vehicles, extensive CCTV trawls and the defendants being identified by officers. Oliver Le Butt Seal...

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