January 16th, 2015A number of events will be held this month in Leicester to remember people who suffered in the Nazi Holocaust and other more recent atrocities.
This year’s events coincide with the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in 1945, when much of the wartime genocide at Nazi death camps first came to the world’s...By January 16th, 20150 comments
December 10th, 2014Ratcliffe College in Leicestershire has received parts of a spitfire that was flown by a former pupil of the school during the Battle of Britain.
Paul Baillon who attended the school from 1923 - 1932, was killed in a dogfight over the English Channel in 1940 just weeks after bailing out of spitfire P9503 near Upavon in...By December 10th, 20140 comments
July 23rd, 2014Schoolchildren from around the country have had the opportunity to visit historic war sites in Belgium as part of a government incentive to encourage young people to learn about the First World War (WW1). To coincide with the global commemorations taking place from 2014-2019, ex-Education Minister Michael Gove launched the centenary...By July 23rd, 20140 comments
June 22nd, 2014Yesterday saw 50,000 fans turn out to watch Leicester band Kasabian perform there homecoming gig at Victoria Park.
Fans from across Leicester, Leicestershire, and the whole of the UK and even Germany were in attendance at the Victoria park gig.
"absolutely tremendous, can I just say Leicester is a...By June 22nd, 20140 comments
February 25th, 2014
Leicester was the host of a celebration of multiculturalism today as a huge international project came to an end. The project by European Multicultural Foundation involved schools from across five different countries.
The project called ‘Feel it – Feel the Difference’ is aimed towards changing the way...By February 25th, 20140 comments
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