They press my buttons, I press theirs

By Sam Chambers When you give a young child a new toy, the chances are they will play with it until it’s worn-out. But the likelihood of that one toy leaving a lasting impression on their life is fairly slim. So, when a five-year-old boy was given his first games console, he had little way […]

The only way they know how to

Review by Sam Chambers Over the years, The Charlatans have had to learn a thing or two when it comes to overcoming adversity. In 1996 they lost founding member and keyboardist, Rob Collins, in a road accident. Then, just eighteen months ago, another original member, drummer John Brookes, sadly lost his three-year battle with cancer, […]

Free advice being offered to young people around Leicestershire on how to vote

By Jake Piercy Young people across Leicester are being encouraged to register to vote as soon as possible by the Leicestershire Citizens Advice Bureau. The group has been targeting students and young people in particular due to their contribution to the vast numbers of no-voters in previous elections, which is shown by the 16 million […]

Leicester’s Dayflower dreaming of stars

Dayflower, a local Dream Pop, lo-fi and tape music band from Leicester, is rising to the spotlight with appearances on the radio.

Art exhibitions come back to Newarke Houses Museum

Newarke Houses Museum is holding the annual Leicester and East Midlands Open Art exhibition for the first time in 26 years.