Leicester students react to news of new university accommodation

Opinions have been divided among Leicester students about the news that 125 new student flats will be built in the city.

Mayor launches plans to protect and maintain city’s trees for future generations

National tree week has marked the start of a new strategy to maintain and preserve the beautiful trees in Leicester.

Leicester Christmas lights switch-on draws record crowds

Leicester’s annual Christmas lights switch-on saw record crowds as the city got the festive season underway last Thursday night.

Council approves two new student accommodation blocks in Leicester

Two new student accommodation blocks have been approved in two historic parts of Leicester, with the city council giving the plans the go ahead.

Thousands gather to enjoy Leicester Christmas lights switch on

Thousands of people joined in the festivities to watch as the annual Christmas lights switch-on in the Leicester city centre which took place on Thursday night, November 22.