DMU squashes Islamic misconceptions in Discover Islam Week

By Alison Hart Discover Islam Week returns to De Montfort University today as members of the Islamic Society speak out about the misconceptions of the religion. Students are setting up ‘dawah’, or invitation to understand, stalls outside the Campus Centre to teach people about Islam and its beliefs. 20-year-old Iffat Perviaz said: “When some people […]

Excitement and concern over brand new BrewDog bar in Leicester

By Natasha Stapleton There is excitement in the air this week for local craft beer lovers as BrewDog brewery have announced the launch of their new Leicester bar. The craft beer bar, which opens in April, will be located on Friar Lane in the town centre, at the two-storey property formerly known as Will​s Bar. […]

Age UK sees amazing success with new store in Leicester

Spectacular sales have been recorded for the Leicestershire charity Age UK with the opening of a brand new shop.

DMU men’s hockey aim for first ever Varsity triumph

By Tomas Malloy Revenge is on the agenda for the De Montfort Men’s Hockey team as they look to a first ever Varsity win this month. They have never beaten University of Leicester, but after leading last year’s varsity 2-0 and coming up short, left back Laurie Harmsworth is eyeing an historic victory. Harmsworth said: […]

Fire brigade strike in pensions protest

  By Alastair Ulke Students in Leicester have been asked to be ‘vigilant’ ahead of a fire fighter’s strike tomorrow. 999 calls will instead be handled by a ‘contingency crew’ and callers are asked to expect a ‘slow response.’ Phil Coates, the Fire Brigade Union’s Regional Chair for the East Midlands, said: “From 7am tomorrow, […]