Current Leicestershire News
Bowls: Leicestershire crash to first Cup defeat - This is Leicestershire
Leicestershire Men suffered their first defeat in the Middleton Cup when they were beaten 112-98 by Essex at Dunlow BC. The visitors were looking good at nine shots up after 10 ends, but torrential rain forced off the players, which proved to be a ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 06:57:19 GMT
Police probe arson attack - This is Leicestershire
Two cars parked in a driveway were damaged in a suspected arson attack in the early hours of this morning . Firefighters were called to Dominion Road, Glenfield, at 3.41am today. Police1. Police investigation. The blaze was quickly extinguished ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:12:44 GMT
Man banned from Co-ops - This is Leicestershire
A man accused of stealing meat has been banned from every Co-op in Leicestershire. The 26-year-old, from Leicester, has been told to steer clear of all 55 Midlands Co-op premises by the police. He was released on bail last week after police charged him ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 08:49:45 GMT
Foxes must regain their composure - This is Leicestershire
Leicestershire Foxes face Glamorgan at Grace Road this afternoon (1.45) as they look to get their YB40 challenge back on track. Defeat in a rain-hit game at Somerset on Sunday left the Foxes in third place, three points behind Group C leaders Somerset ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:38:07 GMT
Call for ban on face-down restraint - This is Leicestershire
A mental health charity is calling for the “face down” restraint technique to be banned from use on patients in mental health hospitals. Paul Farmer, chief executive of Mind, said: “Face down restraint, when a person is pinned face down on the floor, ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 12:39:34 GMT
Leicestershire's rubbish tip hours to be cut to save cash - This is Leicestershire
County Hall is looking to save hundreds of thousands of pounds by cutting the opening hours of its rubbish tips and recycling centres. Leicestershire County Council runs 14 sites which are currently open seven days a week, from 8am to 8pm in the summer ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 13:47:45 GMT
Defeat is a reality check, admits Lions coach Gatland - This is Leicestershire
Warren Gatland admitted the British & Irish Lions had been given "a reality check" after they lost their unbeaten Australia tour record. The Lions went down 14-12 to the Brumbies at Canberra Stadium yesterday, and there will be few who would argue that ...
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 06:57:18 GMT
Heavy rainfall leaves reservoirs brimming - This is Leicestershire
Heavy rainfall this spring has left Leicestershire's water supplies almost brimming at the edges, according to the utility firm Severn Trent Water. Resources of water in the region are “healthy” said the water supplier, following a wet May which saw ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:13:10 GMT