Woman gets trapped in River Soar trying to save her dog

A woman has described her frightening ordeal when she became trapped in a river after falling in trying to rescue her dog.

LOROS Local van attacked by vandals day before Hospice Care Week

The most important week for LOROS Hospice got off to a bad start when its mobile treatment unit was vandalised.

VIDEO: Thousands enjoy rain-soaked Leicester Marathon

Almost 4,000 runners braved torrential rain to take part in the Leicester Marathon and Half Marathon on Sunday.

DS Who!? Student Champions – who are they and what do they do?

The De Montfort Students’ Union is in a state of constant change and this year in particular a new role has been introduced: Student Champions.

Lady Gretton kindly donates funds to Leicestershire charities

There were celebrations all round as Lady Gretton retired as Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire and donated £250 to 14 charities close to her heart.