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Police name 33-year-old killed in crash near Hobby Horse roundabout

Police have named the 33-year-old driver who died after a serious collision on the A46 in Leicestershire. John Lee, from Sileby, died at the scene of the crash after the Volkswagen Golf he was driving collided with another car near the Hobby Horse roundabout. The Police are appealing for the public to come forward with information...

Hinckley Road explosion: Trio ‘wanted £300k insurance payout’

Three men accused of the murder of five people in an explosion in Leicester had hoped to claim a £300,000 insurance payout, a court has heard. The blast in the Hinckley Road shop on 25 February destroyed a supermarket and the flat above where a family lived. The court was told Mr Hassan was caught on...

The new £10 note goes into circulation today

The transformation of our coins and notes continues, with a new £10 note going into circulation today. Following the 12-sided £1 coin launched in March and the release of the polymer fiver in September 2016, a new and improved £10 note hits the streets today (14 September 2017). The note features a portrait of Jane Austen,...

12-year-old injured in collision with car in Thurmaston

A 12-year-old boy was injured following a collision with a car in Thurmaston over the weekend. The incident, which involved a white VW Golf car, happened on Humberstone Lane, near the junction with Silverdale Drive, at around 1.30pm on Saturday 5 May. The boy was riding a pedal bicycle at the time. He was taken to...

Senseless attack on 81-year-old man who confronted burglar in his home

Police are investigating a senseless assault on an elderly, vulnerable man in his own home in Leicester. The incident happened on Friday 29 December at 3.30pm, at the man’s home address on Montrose Road South, on the Eyres Monsell Estate. The victim, an 81-year-old man was confronted by a burglar in his kitchen. He was then...

Vichai’s son pays emotional tribute to father and vows to continue his legacy

The son of Leicester City’s owner has paid an emotional tribute to his father and thanked fans for their ‘overwhelming’ support, after the helicopter crash that killed his father and four others last Saturday. Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha’s full statement is included below: “I would like to thank everyone from the bottom of my heart for this overwhelming...

Search underway for missing teenager from Leicester

Police are concerned for the welfare of a missing 19-year-old and appealing for the public’s help to trace her

Pedestrian hit by car in Oadby dies in hospital

A pedestrian who was seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Oadby has died. The collision, involving the 52-year-old man and a car, happened just after midnight on Monday 2 April, on the A6 Harborough Road at the junction with Queens Street in Oadby. Police say a white BMW 520d was travelling along the...

Woman dies in road accident in Leicestershire

A woman was tragically killed in a road accident in Melton Mowbray yesterday. The accident took place at 8.27am on the morning of Tuesday 5 September on Melton Road in Long Clawson. Two vehicles were involved, a white Audi A1 and a blue Volvo 410 rigid HGV. Paramedics attended the scene along with the Police. The...

Over 60 vehicles damaged in vandalism across Leicestershire

Police are continuing their enquiries after a number of vehicles were damaged across Leicestershire. The incidents took place during the night of Sunday 1 January and Monday 2 January, with more than 60 reports of vehicles having their tyres slashed and rear windows smashed. The incidents occurred in a number of areas including Glenfield, Thurmaston, East...

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