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Leicester man jailed for rape of 12-year-old girl

A Leicester man has been jailed for raping a girl just before her thirteenth birthday. Gary Smith (known as Tommy), was...

Man dies after three vehicle crash in Leicestershire

A man has died following a three vehicle crash in Leicestershire. The accident happened yesterday (3 July) at about 4.45pm in Bruntingthorpe,...

Murdered Leicester jeweller was ‘tortured for security codes’

Four men have gone on trial accused of killing 74-year-old Leicester jeweller Ramniklal Jogiya. The four men are Callan Reeve (20), Charles...

Proposals being drawn to scrap all district councils in Leicestershire

Leicestershire County Council Leader Nick Rushton has set out plans for a huge shake-up, which would see all eight district councils...

Leicester doctors triumph in BBC’s ‘Britain’s Best Junior Doctors’ show

Three doctors from Leicester have triumphed after winning the BBC Two programme ‘Britain’s Best Junior Doctors’. The junior doctors from University Hospitals...

Concern grows for 46-year-old man missing in Leicester

Police searching for a missing 46-year-old man are growing increasingly concerned for his welfare. A public appeal has been issued by officers...

Severn Trent asks customers to use water carefully to avoid low water pressure in...

Severn Trent says high demand for water during the current heatwave could lead to some homes experiencing low water pressure. With the...

Knife arches to be set up in Leicester city centre and Hinckley

Leicestershire Police will be conducting a number of knife arch operations in Hinckley and Leicester city centre during the summer months. The...

Drivers facing delays on M1 after four vehicle crash

Motorists heading on the M1 in Leicestershire are being warned of delays after a crash involving four vehicles. The accident happened just...

Ten dogs killed and cyclist injured in crash in Leicestershire

Ten dogs have died after a horrific collision with a car in Leicestershire. It happened on Whissendine Road, near Oakham, on Monday...

16-year-old girl makes parachute jump in memory of soldier dad killed in Afghanistan

A 16-year-old girl from Leicestershire has made her first parachute jump in memory of her dad, who died whilst serving in...

Work to link Leicester’s Golden Mile with city centre to begin

Work to transform a stretch of road linking Leicester’s Golden Mile to the city centre will get under way next month. Leicester...