Removal of Grenfell-type cladding from student skyrise The Summit causes disruption

Students living in a tower block in Leicester where workers are removing the notorious type of cladding that was at the heart of the Grenfell disaster cannot wait for the work to be finished.

Leicester locals outraged by plans to build over a thousand new homes on Scraptoft nature reserve

Residents have expressed outrage at the submission of controversial plans to build 1,200 new homes in Scraptoft, on land currently designated as a nature reserve.

The Crow’s Nest to host “one of the biggest” Fireworks Night displays in Leicester

There will be a fireworks display at The Crow’s Nest pub to commemorate Guy Fawkes Night tonight.

De Montfort University student helping special needs children and changing lives

Panashe Chenjera, a DMU student of criminology, has spent the last week helping disabled children accomplish things they find hard.

Adapting to being a deaf student at University

Going to university as a deaf student is one of the biggest challenges they can face – adapting their life to suit their surroundings, but also being confident enough to stand up and live with a hearing impairment.