‘Lockdown has been tough – but my confidence and study skills have improved through lockdown restrictions’

DMU student Sahar Hussain tells Pythias Makonese that although she has struggled during lockdown, it has taught her many valuable lessons. Sahar Hussain, 21, is currently doing a Masters in Research Applied Health Studies at De Montfort University.  “I have been here for four years-the first three years were for my degree and now my one year […]

Leicester doctors surgery offers free food parcels and community support during pandemic

A Leicester NHS doctors surgery is offering free food parcels to anyone who has been financially impacted by the pandemic, in a bid to help and support the community.

Leicester Varsity becomes latest sporting victim to Covid-19

DMUSports has been dealt another blow after the annual Varsity sporting competition was cancelled for the second consecutive year due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Police raid parties and issue fines as students flout lockdown restrictions in Covid-hit Leicester

A student who was fined £800 for contravening lockdown laws and attending an illegal party says he doesn’t regret going to the party – he only regrets getting caught.

‘Hello again, my dear wife – it’s been a long 20 years…’

The story of how a Zimbabwean family reunited – after nearly two decades apart. Pythias Makonese tells his story.