Fire crews fight to save Leicester’s central station

BY ALASTAIR ULKE Fire fighters are asking students to help save the city’s busiest fire station. Leicester’s central station – which covers De Montfort University campus – is in danger of being closed by cost-cutting. Fire crews are now petitioning against the move and are asking for signatures from Leicester’s public. Duncan Rees, Fire Brigade […]

History fans celebrate the 600th anniversary of Agincourt

By Lily Thake History fanatics gathered to celebrate the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt this Sunday. The free event took place at Leicester’s Jewry Wall Museum from 11.30pm to 3.30pm on October 25. It was set-up to commemorate Henry V’s victory in battle over the French in Agincourt on October 25 1415. Sharon Collins, […]

New DMU facilities revealed in The Watershed official opening

By Lily Thake Sports teams and societies gathered to celebrate the opening of a new DMU student facility, The Watershed, this Monday. Vice Chancellor of De Montfort University, Professor Dominic Shellard officially invited DMU’s 100-plus societies to use the space, on November 2 at 12pm. In his opening speech, Professor Shellard said: “I think this […]

Leicester centre launches as main hub for Documentary Media Month

BY NICOLE PATRICK-GIBSON The Wot Space at Highcross launched it’s centre to host a variety of events for Documentary Media Month on Wednesday at 6pm. Leicester’s sixth film festival will include with free film screenings, workshops and inspirational talks across the city this November. The ‘global citizens’ theme this year will focus on real people’s […]

Black History celebrations commenced at De Montfort University

BY LILY THAKE Black History Month was celebrated in style at De Montfort University, with a series of events held this week. The Launch event began on Tuesday at 3.30pm in DMU’s Campus Centre Atrium and was hosted by its Chief Operating Officer Ben Browne. The afternoon included live performances from a range of talent […]