Villagers’ smell fears over planned chicken farm near Leicester

By Luke Hawker A scheme for a big new chicken farm and anaerobic digestion facilities just outside Leicester, has been opposed by local councils worried about its ‘methane rich smell’. The application for the new site on Hungarton Lane, Beeby, has been objected to by 66 people and three parish councils. It will be decided […]

The BBC being priced out of sport could be a catastrophe

By Jake Johnson With the BBC facing ever-increasing funding cuts, it looks as if their coverage of sport is set to suffer, and with it the feel good factor that sport can offer. The emergence of pay-per-view channels such as BT, and the previous emergence of Sky, means the BBC simply cannot compete in monetary […]

Voting for DSU elections has opened

By Vicki Connelly

Fairtrade Fortnight being met with success on DMU campus

By Mark Farmer Fairtrade Fortnight is up and running at DMU and is seeing students from across campus take part in the event. The promotion at DMU will see two weeks of Fairtrade awareness events, co-ordinated mainly by Environmental and Sustainability Officer Karl Letten. One focus of their campaign is the slogan, ‘sit down for […]


Mental Health and Wellbeing Day kicked-off at DMU with exams poking their head just around the corner.