February 8th, 2016Leicester is a city renowned for its diversity in culture and Narborough Road is no exception, marked as the most muti-national road in Britain.
Its one mile length road is home to at least 23 different nationalities, from countries such as Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia as well as Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan. But how...By February 8th, 20160 comments
April 17th, 2015There has been a step up of security by local shop owners in Leicester, after a series of smash-and-grab raids that have been taking place in the city over the past two weeks. There has been talk of it being one man who is responsible for this spate of break-ins.
Traders in London Road are saying that nine...By April 17th, 20150 comments
December 4th, 2014People in Leicester are being encouraged to shop local this weekend and support Leicester’s small businesses and independent retailers.
The now annual ‘Small Business Saturday’ initiative puts a spotlight on hundreds of small shops and businesses that make a big contribution to Leicester's...By December 4th, 20140 comments
November 4th, 2014Starting from today people in Leicestershire will be able to post online reviews of their experience of dealing with local police, on a new online tool.
Called Rate your Local Police, the system enables people to log on and feedback on any interaction they’ve had with the Force based on a five star rating – similar to...By November 4th, 20140 comments
August 9th, 2014Leicestershire police and trading standards are trying to raise awareness of the dangers of Legal Highs in an operation called OperationNitrox.
The so called 'legal highs' are synthetic substances designed by chemists to be used like illegal drugs. Officially called 'New Psychoactive Substances' (NPS), they...By August 9th, 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
January 31st, 2014
It has been revealed today that the nine-week option has been chosen for the demolition of the Belgrave flyover after members of the public were involved in a two-week consultation to decide the best method for the work. The result was announced by City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby and Keith Vaz MP for Leicester East, following...By January 31st, 20140 comments
September 5th, 2013
Highcross Shopping Centre kicked off its fifth birthday celebrations in style yesterday with colour and lights in a spectacular festival atmosphere.
The ‘Festival of Colour’ aimed to celebrate Highcross’ successful first five years of opening and saw the city centre bathed in a rainbow of...By September 5th, 20130 comments
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