Not the average 9 to 5 working as a writer

By Lauren Sedgley At the age of seventeen, not a lot of teenagers know what they want to do for the rest of their life. At this age they are constantly being pressured to make decisions; do I go to university, do I get an apprenticeship, what other options are there, if I go to […]

An all but ordinary life for Dan and Joe Thompson who spilt their time between school and Speedway

Life is all but ordinary for Dan and Joe Thompson who spilt their time between school and racing Speedway

Making a man

  By Kiran Bedder-Patel “I still remember the bleeping sound of the cash point asking me if I wanted more time. Time is the last thing I wanted at that moment. I was put in a cell and cried all night long I’m not afraid to say it.” Hardly a sequence of events you’d expect […]

Around the world in 80 scarves?

An Oadby and Wigston-based community group aiming to promote and educate healthy emotional well-being has started an initiative to knit a scarf long enough to go around the world.

Riverside festival returns to Leicester- But is it a good thing?

By Kiran Bedder-Patel   The Riverside festival returned to Leicester this weekend, with a range of food stalls, live bands and boat trips for the whole family to enjoy. The free two-day festival which has proved a success for the past 20 years, starts at Bede park and goes along Western Boulevard where a range […]