Police gatecrash party in lockdown zone of Leicester

Police gate crashed a house party being held in South Wigston in Leicester over the weekend

Men subjected to racial abuse before hit and run in Leicestershire

Two men were racially abused before a hit and run incident in Measham last night

Government urged to extend furlough scheme in Leicester

There are increased calls for the government to extend its furlough scheme for areas forced into local lockdowns such as Leicester and for key sectors of the economy

Police can now issue fines of £3,200 if you flout Leicester lockdown rules

New regulations come into force today allowing Police to enforce the local lockdown in Leicester

Leicester’s infection rise driven by under-19s and workers

A new report by Public Health England has found a high number of “young and middle-aged people” in Leicester have tested positive for Covid-19

Woman sexually assaulted in Leicester park

Police were called to Victoria Park in Leicester after a woman was sexually assaulted earlier this week

Police will turn back drivers from Leicester fleeing the lockdown

Leicestershire Police will be carrying out spot checks on vehicles leaving Leicester to ensure residents are complying with the lockdown

Leicester Mayor says new lockdown measures are stricter than expected

People in Leicester and its outlying areas will have to follow stricter lockdown restrictions for at least two weeks, with all non-essential shops closing

Map shows which areas of Leicester and Leicestershire will remain in lockdown

A map has been revealed outlining which areas in Leicester and Leicestershire are included in the lockdown extension announced yesterday

Government confirms Leicester will remain in lockdown

The government has confirmed that the current lockdown measures will remain in place in Leicester and will be reviewed...

Latest testing data reveals hundreds more diagnosed with Covid-19 in Leicester

The latest data on coronavirus testing in the city reveals almost 900 people tested positive for the virus over a two-week period this month

Hundreds risk ‘leaving in a body bag’ from Leicestershire beauty spot

Hundreds of people flocking to a reservoir in Leicestershire during the sunny weather are at risk of "leaving in a body bag"