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Man found guilty of attempted murder and rape in Leicester park

A man who carried out a vicious sex attack in a Leicester park and left his victim for dead, has been found guilty of attempted murder. Zakarya Etarghi, 25, was also convicted of rape today following a trial at Leicester Crown Court.  His victim, who cannot...

Man arrested in Leicester over fatal stabbing of teenager Jodie Chesney

A man has been arrested over the fatal stabbing of teenager Jodie Chesney in an East London park. The man was arrested yesterday (Tuesday 5 March), four days after the death of the 17-year-old. Jodie was killed as she listened to music in a park with...

CCTV images released after axe attack in Leicestershire

CCTV images have been released of two men Leicestershire Police would like to speak to about a serious assault in Lutterworth. The incident took place on Sunday 2 December. Two men were assaulted when a fight broke out in High Street. The victims were approached by the driver and passenger of a white Volkswagen Golf who...

Bin collection dates for North West Leicestershire over the festive period

North West Leicestershire Council has not listed its Christmas bin collection dates online. However, you can enter your postcode on the search tool on their website to find out when your next collection will be. The online postcode search tool can be found here To keep up with all the latest updates across Leicestershire, please like our Facebook Page

Leicester man who shot himself while running from Police is jailed

A man from Leicester who shot himself in an attempt to evade arrest, has been jailed for over eight years in prison. The incident happened on 22 October 2018. Keanu Denzil Spencer, 24, was trying to escape from Police, who had received information that Spencer was at an address on Equity Road and in possession...

Plans to provide daily meals for thousands in need in Leicester announced

Students are set to help provide thousands of daily meals to people in need across Leicester under a new proposal announced by De Montfort University Leicester (DMU). The plans were revealed at the United Nations (UN) in New York this week by Vice-Chancellor Professor Dominic Shellard. He outlined a commitment from students to run the...

Cyclist suffers serious injuries after being hit by car in Leicester city centre

A cyclist has suffered serious injuries following a collision with a car in St Matthews Way, Leicester. The male cyclist was taken to Walsgrave Hospital in Coventry following the incident which happened at 5.50pm on Tuesday. The driver of the car did not stop following the collision, which happened near the junction with Wharf Street South. Enquiries...

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Leicestershire

A motorcyclist has died in a road traffic collision in a Leicestershire village. The accident happened at around 7.45pm yesterday evening (Wednesday 20 June), on Laughton Road in Lubenham. It involved two vehicles, a silver and orange coloured KTM 1000 motorcycle and a silver Volvo V40 car. The motorcycle was travelling along Laughton Road in the direction...

Leicestershire farmer’s heartbreak as 55 cows die in suspected poisoning

A Leicestershire farmer was horrified to find 55 of his cows dead in a suspected poisoning at his farm. An investigation is currently underway after farmer Tom Rawson discovered dozens of dead livestock at his farm in Houghton on the Hill on Tuesday 19 June. Mr Rawson, who runs Evolution Farming, said they first realised they...

Concern grows for missing teenager from Leicester

A teenager has gone missing from her home in Leicester. Sheyenne Robertson was last seen at her home address in Raven Road in Braunstone at 1am yesterday (Tuesday 19 June). The 16-year-old is believed to be in the city centre and officers are urging anyone who may know where she is to get in touch. Sheyenne is...

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