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Felix Gillon is jailed for causing the death of another driver while watching porn on the M69.

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The mother of Leicester City commentator Ian Stringer was found at her home weeks after her death.

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The huge blast completely destroyed a house, leaving a woman dead and two men injured.

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Most roadworks will be lifted by next Friday but the busiest period is expected to start on Wednesday.

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Amanda Spielman says disadvantaged pupils should not become an excuse for schools not to improve.

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Parents found out from media reports and say it is "shocking" the school did not tell them about it.

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A petition to save the Paternoster lift describes it as a "piece of engineering history".

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Two others were also injured when two houses collapsed in the blast on Monday morning.

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PC John "Tubby" Stephens is believed to be the inspiration for The Laughing Policeman song.

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Leicester defender Harry Maguire says "confidence is flowing" as manager Claude Puel is victorious on his return to Southampton.

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Leicester back Telusa Veainu is likely to be sidelined until mid-February after sustaining a double fracture of his jaw.

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Community News

Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Avoiding Payday Loans

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 5th March 2013

AVOIDING THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL. In the beginning everyone thought these payday loan lenders where all doing us a favour and it sounds so simple borrow a little bit of money just before your payday and then pay back on your payday.

Our High Streets Still Suffering

Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013

ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Leicestershire community.

The Local Transport Infrastructure

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Leicestershire community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

Local Weather

Maximum Temperature: 5C (41F), Minimum Temperature: 0C (32F), Wind Direction: North North Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 999mb, Humidity: 79%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:09 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 4C (39F), Minimum Temperature: 2C (36F), Wind Direction: Westerly, Wind Speed: 8mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1018mb, Humidity: 78%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:10 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

Maximum Temperature: 9C (48F), Minimum Temperature: 4C (39F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 12mph, Visibility: Good, Pressure: 1018mb, Humidity: 92%, UV Risk: 1, Pollution: Low, Sunrise: 08:11 GMT, Sunset: 15:50 GMT

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