LIVE BLOG: #OneDayInLeicester

3.30pm Traffic Update

2.41pm Facebook Live

Catch the Leicestershire Press team live on Facebook finding out what people think are the best things about Leicester.


2.40pm Fancy a cuppa for a good cause?

Islamic Society students from De Montfort Uni are handing out cups of tea. What’s it all about?


2.31pm Stay safe during Diwali

Here’s a video of top tips on how to stay safe during this weekend’s Diwali celebrations.screen-shot-2016-10-27-at-14-33-50

2.25pm Video vox pop – Scared of the clowns?

In the build-up to Hallowe’en, are the people of Leicester nervous of the creepy clowns craze? Reporters Mollie Mansfield and Lauren Dewfall find out.


2.10pm Gig news

Some music news now from the latest bands showcase at The Cookie.

13.25 Have a heart, Sign a petition

A petition to save a local children’s heart surgery Unit has reached more than 60,000 signatures.2016-09-10-12-12-58

1.10 Live in 3..2..1

DMU Journalism students got an opportunity to go live with BBC Radio Leicester!

1pm Strike!

DMU Futsal brew excitement with a new coachwill-parsons-original

12.40 Taking the jump!

A Leicester-based couple soared through the sky last Sunday, October 23, at London’s O2 Arena to raise money for charity


12.06 Things are getting scary!

Will you make it out of the Leicester Escape Asylum alive this Halloween? Dare you try? Will YOU survive?


11.50 Sweet talking

Students with a sweet tooth were bribed by researchers on how to improve their library facilities at the university.


11.45 Inspiration!

A graduate shares her Inspirational story with DMU Students about Crohn’s disease.picture1


A computer-generated image has been released by police to help them track down a man wanted in connection with a sexual assault.


10.34 Weather update

How is the weather looking in Leicester today?

10.20 Buzzing

The atmosphere in the newsroom is buzzing as the news team begin to submit stories to the website. Expect the first stories to be online in the next 10 minutes.

10.00 Good morning everyone.

Welcome to our live blog this morning. The Leicestershire Press news team will be out and about in Leicester today hunting down breaking news stories so keep your eyes on this page throughout the day.

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