Census 2021 arrives for Leicester residents

The Office for National Statistics has this week issued its Census programme for 2021, which residents in Leicester and nationally are legally required to complete.

Police raid parties and issue fines as students flout lockdown restrictions in Covid-hit Leicester

A student who was fined £800 for contravening lockdown laws and attending an illegal party says he doesn’t regret going to the party – he only regrets getting caught.

Leicester City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby backs Watermead Park ‘pandemic memorial walk’ crowdfunding campaign

A crowdfunding campaign backed by Sir Peter Soulsby is aiming to raise enough money to build a pandemic ‘memorial walk’ in Watermead Park to provide a space for reflection and remembrance of the year we did everything possible to protect family and friends.

International students forced to miss classes to spend Christmas with their families

Many international students fear they will be forced to miss face-to-face classes as they will be quarantined on their return to university after visiting their families over the holidays.

Weekly COVID-19 cases at De Montfort University fall by more than 100 in seven-week period

Recorded ‘active cases’ of COVID-19 among staff and students at De Montfort University have fallen by more than 100 in the last seven weeks.