Cricket Club wins’ approval for extending floodlight operating hours.

By Simon Sansome Leicestershire County Cricket Club has won permission to have the ground’s floodlights on more often despite residents’ objections. Approval from the Planning Committee at Leicester City Council means the Grace Road Cricket Ground can now host major events. Aylestone residents and councillors objected to plans by Leicestershire County Cricket Club to increase the length of time its floodlights […]

Leicester chip shop blaze closes Welford Road

A deep-fat fryer caused an uncontrollable fire that resulted in the destruction of the Welford Chippy.

Emergency services arrived to the scene on Sunday (April 9) at around 4pm, and it took them around two hours to tackle the inferno.

Leicestershire County Cricket Club deducted sixteen points

Leicestershire County Cricket Club have been handed a sixteen point deduction for repeated offences.

Councillors and residents object to Cricket Club floodlight extension.

Aylestone residents and councillors are objecting to plans by Leicestershire County Cricket Club to increase the length of time its floodlights are used.

Man killed in Leicester car park stabbing named

A 22-year-old man who was murdered in a Leicester car park in Canonsleigh Road yesterday has been named as Pedro Godinho.