VIDEO: Thousands gather in Leicester to honour nation’s fallen heroes on Remembrance Day

Thousands of people attended the annual Remembrance Day service at Victoria Park, Leicester, today (SundayNOV11) to pay their respects to the nation’s fallen servicemen and women and to acknowledge the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War.

VIDEO: Thousands remember in Cosby on 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

Ten thousand poppies were dropped from a Beechcraft Model 18 aircraft, which was widely used in the Second World War, after a ceremony at St Michael and All Angels Church in Cosby on Remembrance Sunday.

Polaris ends placement at The Curve for Ten DMU students

Ten De Montfort University students will complete their placement at the Curve Theatre on Saturday with the staging of Polaris as part of #DMUpride and LGBT History Month.

Art in Prague #1: Dali, Mucha and Warhol

For all of those who find themselves tired just by standing in the middle of the breathtaking yet tourist-packed Old Town Square, there is a secret gateway – the door of the Gallery of Art where the current exhibitions of Dali, Mucha and Warhol will take you to another universe in the heart of Prague.

Halloween film marathon to be hosted by The Shed

On Halloween night, The Shed is hosting a film marathon where they will be showing a range of horror movies throughout the day.

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VIDEO: Thousands remember in Cosby on 100th anniversary of Armistice Day

Ten thousand poppies were dropped from a Beechcraft Model 18 aircraft, which was widely used in the Second World War, after a ceremony at St Michael and All Angels Church in Cosby on Remembrance Sunday.

Film director tells story of first female astronaut

The inspiring story of the first woman astronaut will be the focus of a documentary film screening and Question and Answer session with its director in Leicester on Thursday(NOV15).

Food bank volunteers wanted in Beaumont Leys

A plea for more volunteer helpers has been made by a food bank in Leicester which has seen the demand for its services nearly triple in a year.

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Young Leicester City fan to run 60 miles in 60 days for Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha Foundation

An 11-year-old Leicester City supporter has set himself a mammoth challenge in memory of late club chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha.

Leicester golf club opens new Toptracer range

A Leicester golf club has become one of the first in the Midlands to sport Toptracer technology.

The Cookie launches pie-eating contest

The Cookie has launched its first ‘pie eating contest’, in aid of the Matt Hampson Foundation, which will take place next Wednesday (Nov 7).