A unique last-minute stocking-filler: How the Barwell Christmas meteorite put Leicestershire on the galactic map

A meteorite fall struck the unsuspecting village of Barwell on Christmas Eve 1965, showering the Leicestershire village with fragments of rocks billions of years old.

Popular pony passes away at Gorse Hill City farm

Gorse Hill City farm has shared the sad news that one of its popular ponies named Biscuit has passed away.

‘Willy Wonka’ of Hinckley goes on chocolate spreading spree

A mystery Good Samaritan has been bringing a little bit of happiness to the people of Hinckley by leaving sweet treats on car windshields this month.

DMU police officer leads city colleagues to £4,000 heroin bust

A De Montfort University police officer helped Leicester City police colleagues make a £4000 drugs bust on Monday afternoon (NOV9) after spotting an individual acting suspiciously on campus CCTV.

Polish pro-choice protestors behind Strajk Kobiet defiant after abuse

Organisers of the Strajk Kobiet (Women’s strike) protest held in Leicester on Sunday (NOV1) have vowed to continue raising awareness of the recent tightening of restrictions around abortion in Poland despite receiving abuse.