Daughter films “emotional” documentary to highlight father’s battle with multiple sclerosis and his pioneering treatment

A Leicestershire-based film student is aiming to raise awareness of a pioneering new treatment for sufferers of multiple sclerosis by making a documentary all about her dad’s struggles with the disease.

Paralysed ex-rugby player Matt Hampson to headline De Montfort University Autism Awareness events

Former professional rugby player Matt Hampson will be bringing his message of “Get Busy Living” to De Montfort University with a motivational speech as part of Autism Awareness Week.

DMU and Leicester City team up to host football tournament for refugees

De Montfort University (DMU) is working with Leicester City Football Club to host a football tournament for refugees and asylum seekers.

Mandala Project team works to spread word about how it can help DMU students

The organisers of a scheme which supports students who have experienced sexual or domestic violence are trying to raise more awareness about their work.

City Council to increase number of staff on homelessness prevention team

An increase in families needing the help of Leicester’s homelessness prevention team has been attributed to benefit changes and high private rents.