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This is why firefighters were in St Saviours Road, Leicester

'Four breathing apparatus and two hose reel jets were in use'

Firefighters were called to a blaze in the loft of a three-story house today.

Fire crews tackled the blaze in the loft of a house in St Saviours Road in Evington.

A resident raised the alarm at 2.32pm and fire crews ...

yesterday 19:56 open_in_new
Look inside new Oadby dessert parlour - and at some of the treats you can enjoy there

How about an Oreo Dream waffle, or warm triple chocolate cookie dough?

From wonderful waffles to warm cookie dough, an array of sweet treats are available at a new dessert parlour in Oadby.

Taste Buds has been opened by 22-year-old dessert fan Randeep Singh Garcha, who saw a gap in ...

yesterday 18:53 open_in_new
Look inside new Oadby dessert parlour - and at some of the treats you can enjoy there

How about an Oreo Dream waffle, or warm triple chocolate cookie dough?

From wonderful waffles to warm cookie dough, an array of sweet treats are available at a new dessert parlour in Oadby.

Taste Buds has been opened by 22-year-old dessert fan Randeep Singh Garcha, who saw a gap in ...

yesterday 18:53 open_in_new
How you can help 2 Leicestershire good causes win National Lottery grants of up to £50k

Learning for the Fourth Age and the Wellbeing Cafe Project are vying for grants

Two charity projects are asking for public support to help them clinch National Lottery grants of up to £50,000.

The People’s Projects contest for 2018 is underway and all over the country, ...

yesterday 17:50 open_in_new
Mahrez? Iheanacho? Okazaki? Ben Arfa? The search for Leicester City's No.10

Claude Puel is yet to find his perfect partner for striker Jamie Vardy

Riyad Mahrez. Shinji Okazaki. Kelechi Iheanacho. Demarai Gray. Fousseni Diabate.

At some stage during his 31 matches in charge of Leicester City, Claude Puel has tried each of them in the No.10 position behind ...

yesterday 17:50 open_in_new
Mahrez? Iheanacho? Okazaki? Ben Arfa? The search for Leicester City's No.10

Claude Puel is yet to find his perfect partner for striker Jamie Vardy

Riyad Mahrez. Shinji Okazaki. Kelechi Iheanacho. Demarai Gray. Fousseni Diabate.

At some stage during his 31 matches in charge of Leicester City, Claude Puel has tried each of them in the No.10 position behind ...

yesterday 17:50 open_in_new
Leicester City weighing up move for Portugal defender

Ricardo Pereira is a leading contender as Claude Puel looks to bolster his defensive options.

Leicester City are weighing up their options as they look to sign a new right-back, with Porto defender Ricardo Pereira a leading contender.

Reports in Portugal have stated that City are ...

yesterday 17:50 open_in_new
Leicester City weighing up move for Portugal defender

Ricardo Pereira is a leading contender as Claude Puel looks to bolster his defensive options.

Leicester City are weighing up their options as they look to sign a new right-back, with Porto defender Ricardo Pereira a leading contender.

Reports in Portugal have stated that City are ...

yesterday 17:50 open_in_new
How diet change sparked dementia sufferer's dramatic recovery

Sylvia Hatzer has devised her new diet with son Mark

Dementia sufferer Sylvia Hatzer has undergone a dramatic recovery over the last year - and much of that is being put down to a change in diet.

Last year, the 82-year-old widow's dementia was so bad that she had to be kept in ...

yesterday 16:47 open_in_new
How drinking coffee could help you lose weight

But the trick is not to have too much

Coffee really can help you lose weight, new research suggests.

So if you have previously felt guilty about enjoying this little past time, then don’t.

However, it would appear there is a limit to just how much you can have, reports the ...

yesterday 16:47 open_in_new
How drinking coffee could help you lose weight

But the trick is not to have too much

Coffee really can help you lose weight, new research suggests.

So if you have previously felt guilty about enjoying this little past time, then don’t.

However, it would appear there is a limit to just how much you can have, reports the ...

yesterday 16:47 open_in_new
Cyclist seriously injured after collision with car near Billesdon

The cyclist was taken to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham after the collision

A cyclist was taken to hospital today after he was in collision with a car.

The man was seriously injured in the incident on Tilton Lane, near Coplow Lane near Billesdon, at about 6.25am.

The ...

yesterday 16:47 open_in_new
Cyclist seriously injured after collision with car near Billesdon

The cyclist was taken to the Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham after the collision

A cyclist was taken to hospital today after he was in collision with a car.

The man was seriously injured in the incident on Tilton Lane, near Coplow Lane near Billesdon, at about 6.25am.

The ...

yesterday 16:47 open_in_new
Melton student fell to death from abandoned hotel used by 'urban explorers', inquest hears

Thomas Rhodes, 19, died on Mother's Day last year

A teenager from Melton fell to his death from an abandoned hotel which had become a haven for 'urban explorers,' an inquest has heard.

Thomas Rhodes, a university student from Quorn Avenue, in Melton, was found dead at the front of ...

yesterday 16:47 open_in_new
Melton student fell to death from abandoned hotel used by 'urban explorers', inquest hears

Thomas Rhodes, 19, died on Mother's Day last year

A teenager from Melton fell to his death from an abandoned hotel which had become a haven for 'urban explorers,' an inquest has heard.

Thomas Rhodes, a university student from Quorn Avenue, in Melton, was found dead at the front of ...

yesterday 16:47 open_in_new
Leicester Tigers look for a repeat showing when Newcastle Falcons visit Welford Road

'Professional' performance got the job done for Tigers in the north-east and Matt O'Connor calls for the same again

Leicester Tigers will hope to replicate their winning October display against Newcastle Falcons when the sides meet in a crunch Aviva Premiership fixture at Welford Road on ...

yesterday 15:44 open_in_new
Leicester City close to agreeing transfer for Porto's Ricardo Pereira - reports

International right-back reportedly close to joining up with City boss Claude Puel again

Leicester City are close to agreeing a deal for highly-regarded Porto right-back Ricardo Pereira, according to reports.

The 24-year-old Portuguese international is, according to A Bola , likely ...

yesterday 15:44 open_in_new
Leicester City close to agreeing transfer for Porto's Ricardo Pereira - reports

International right-back reportedly close to joining up with City boss Claude Puel again

Leicester City are close to agreeing a deal for highly-regarded Porto right-back Ricardo Pereira, according to reports.

The 24-year-old Portuguese international is, according to A Bola , likely ...

yesterday 15:44 open_in_new
It's a boy! Duchess of Cambridge gives birth to third child

The new royal baby weighed in at 8lb 7oz

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are now the proud parents of a baby boy, Kensington Palace has announced.

The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth at 11.01am and the new royal baby, the couple's third, weighed 8lb 7oz.

A statement from ...

yesterday 14:41 open_in_new
Ben Hamer's message to the Leicester City fans

Goalkeeper says the players share the supporters' frustrations at recent results and urges the Blue Army to stand with them.

Leicester City goalkeeper Ben Hamer has called on the Blue Army to stick with the City players in the final few games of the season.

Hamer said the players ...

yesterday 14:41 open_in_new
Ben Hamer's message to the Leicester City fans

Goalkeeper says the players share the supporters' frustrations at recent results and urges the Blue Army to stand with them.

Leicester City goalkeeper Ben Hamer has called on the Blue Army to stick with the City players in the final few games of the season.

Hamer said the players ...

yesterday 14:41 open_in_new