Academics call to scrap school rugby tackling and scrums

A New Zealand study found that playing one game of rugby every three weeks was 460 – 530 times more dangerous than a half an hour cycling trip.

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, […]

DMU Square Mile creates magazine club for secondary school kids in Leicester

By Natasha Stapleton Volunteer students have teamed up with De Montfort University’s project group to create magazine clubs across two schools in Leicester. The students will work with secondary school pupils at New College and The Lancaster School once a week for an hour after school. Volunteer and Third Year English Literature student Lauren Marston, […]