Skip to content


see more options  

Get social

From Facebook

Search for news
Archived news

Select a month and year to view archived news stories.

  • 9 November 2018 02:34 PM Wreaths commemorate sacrifices of Indian Labour Corps

    WREATHS made from recycled sari fabric will be laid at Leicester’s Arch of Remembrance on Sunday to remember the Indian Labour Corps of the First World War.

    Read the full story
  • 7 November 2018 10:20 AM Thousands to fall silent for Remembrance Day events

    THOUSANDS of people across Leicester are expected to attend the city’s Remembrance Day events as the nation pays its respects to fallen servicemen and women.

    Read the full story
  • 5 November 2018 11:38 AM Countdown to Christmas gets under way

    THE LIGHTS are going up, the tree’s arrived at the Clock Tower, and the shops are heaving with gift ideas – it may only be November, but it looks like Leicester is ready for Christmas!

    Read the full story
  • 5 November 2018 11:26 AM Diwali Day celebrations to illuminate Golden Mile

    LEICESTER’S dazzling Diwali celebrations will reach their peak this week with the spectacular festivities marking Diwali Day.

    Read the full story
  • 1 November 2018 10:43 AM Appeal for unwanted pallets to help build Abbey Park’s bonfire

    PREPARATIONS are well underway for Leicester’s biggest and best bonfire and firework display this weekend.

    Read the full story
  • 31 October 2018 11:01 AM Traffic advice as Nagar Kirtan Sikh parade takes to city’s streets

    MOTORISTS are being advised of possible traffic disruption caused by a religious procession taking place this weekend.

    Read the full story
  • 31 October 2018 09:45 AM Diwali festivities continue with programme of family events

    LEICESTER’S Diwali festivities are set to continue with a programme of family-friendly events and activities through until Diwali Day itself.

    Read the full story
  • 25 October 2018 01:24 PM New exhibition tells story of women's campaign for the vote

    A PROGRAMME of events celebrating one hundred years of women’s suffrage continues this weekend with the opening of a new exhibition in Leicester.

    Read the full story
  • 24 October 2018 12:38 PM Finishing touches to Diwali preparations

    THE finishing touches are being made to preparations for Leicester’s world-renowned Diwali festivities which start this weekend.

    Read the full story
  • 23 October 2018 05:15 PM Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre set to grow with council support

    A PLANNED £7m expansion of Leicester’s Phoenix Cinema and Art Centre, which will provide two new cinemas, a new bar, open-air terrace and digital art gallery, is to be supported by the city council.

    Read the full story
  • 23 October 2018 12:59 PM Disco inferno for Abbey Park Bonfire and Firework Display

    DISCO’s 1970s heyday will be alive once again at Leicester’s biggest and best bonfire and firework display next month.

    Read the full story
  • 22 October 2018 02:51 PM Celebrate Diwali by moonlight as Museum of the Moon returns to city

    DIWALI visitors to Leicester’s Golden Mile will be able to celebrate by moonlight as a giant seven-metre diameter model of the moon is installed inside Belgrave Neighbourhood Centre.

    Read the full story