Campaign hits back at Westminster for lack of housing

by Cameron Titchmarsh A joint campaign aims to raise awareness of the on-going housing crisis that is affecting not just Leicestershire but the whole of Britain. Only 130,000 new houses are built each year when a predicted 240,000 new houses are needed. With the General Elections just weeks away the East Midlands Housing Group and […]

Businessman spent an unproductive week on jury duty after not being called up

  By Lucy Ross A Leicester businessman called up for jury service was left frustrated and out of pocket despite never being going into court. Clive Ross, 55 received his second and compulsory jury letter in January 2015 summoning him to Leicester Magistrates Country Court. Given six weeks notice, Clive had no choice but to […]

DMU students celebrate Holi

By Sam Ellison Students of De Montfort University celebrated the Festival of Love and Colour last week at Bede Park. DMU’s Indian Society organised the event as they have done for the last two years. Starting from 4pm, students were provided with free powder, called Abir and covered each other in bright colours for over […]

Student Lock-in is back!

By Megan Colley The incredibly popular shopping event, Student Lock-in, at Highcross returns on the 10th March from 8:30pm for another evening full of discounts and giveaways. Participating retailers are offering a range of 10-50% off in store merchandise; retailers involved include Topshop, New look, Debenhams, Karen Millen and many, many more. A shop assistant […]

Are you in the right frame of mind?

By Simone Dalling Coping with exam stress as the exam period looms is the main focus of a revived event at De Montfort University known as ‘Mind your Head week’. However this time ‘Mind your Head week’ will have a larger focus on coping with exam stress considering the exam period is looming. It will take place […]