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Warning after man indecently exposes himself at Leicester Park

Police have issued a warning after a man indecently exposed himself in a Leicester park. The incident took place in the car park at Knighton Park on Sunday 5 May at 8am. South Leicester Police issued a statement on social media saying: "Police would like to...

Woman dies after bus accident in Leicester city centre

An elderly pedestrian who was taken to hospital with serious injuries after an accident with a bus in Leicester city centre has sadly died of her injuries. Leicestershire Police are renewing their appeal for any witnesses to the incident to come forward. The collision took place...

Dramatic pictures of four-vehicle crash

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue were called out to a four-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon. The collision took place in Acresford, in North West Leicestershire. Fire crews from Leicestershire and Swadlincote attended the scene. Pictures from the incident show the front of a car on top of another...

Armed Police and helicopter deployed to arrest Leicester man on suspicion of murder

Armed officers and a police helicopter were deployed to arrest a man on suspicion of conspiracy to murder. The 30-year-old was arrested at around 4pm yesterday (Saturday 4 May) in Grasmere Street, Leicester. The arrest was made after a man suffered serious injuries during a stabbing...

Pensioner in critical condition after falling under bus in Leicester city centre

An elderly pedestrian has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after an accident with a bus in Leicester city centre. The collision took place on Humberstone Gate at around 5pm on Friday 3 May. It’s believed the woman fell under a moving bus, sustaining...

Car hit by freight train in Leicestershire

A 28-year-old man has been arrested after his car was hit by a freight train at a level crossing near Melton Mowbray. Police were called to Station Lane, Kirby Bellars, at 3.30am today (Saturday 4 May) by a member of the public who reported seeing the car being driven erratically,...

Man killed in Wigston house fire is named

A man has died in hospital following a house fire in Wigston. The fire started in a property in Salcombe Close in the early hours of Saturday 27 April. The blaze was dealt with quickly by Fire Crews and the male occupant of the house was...

Tories hold Blaby, Charnwood and Harborough councils; Lib Dems retain Oadby & Wigston

The Tories have held a number of key councils in Leicestershire, despite seeing a fall in the number of seats. The Conservatives held on to Blaby District Council, despite losing four seats. They also held Charnwood Borough Council and Harborough District Council. The Liberal Democrats held...

Tories lose Hinckley and Bosworth Council but retain Melton and North West Leicestershire

The Conservatives have lost control of Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council. The Liberal Democrats are now the largest party, having won 21 of 34 seats, with the Conservatives second on 11, having lost 10 seats. This means the Lib Dem’s have regained control of Hinckley and...

Boy hit by bus in Leicester city centre

A boy was hit by a bus in Leicester city centre yesterday afternoon. The incident took place at 3.51pm on Belgrave Gate, near the Haymarket Theatre. Leicestershire Police and East Midlands Ambulance Service were in attendance at the scene of the collision.

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