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'Unattended candle' destroys part of Evington home

Neighbours tried to put out the blaze but could not stop the flames from spreading

A home was gutted after an unattended candle caused a fire, despite neighbours’ efforts to extinguish the flames.

A young woman living in the ground floor flat in Okehampton Avenue, Evington,

today 09:44
'Unattended candle' destroys part of Evington home

Neighbours tried to put out the blaze but could not stop the flames from spreading

A home was gutted after an unattended candle caused a fire, despite neighbours’ efforts to extinguish the flames.

A young woman living in the ground floor flat in Okehampton Avenue, Evington,

today 09:44
Candles cause TWO fires in city in 12 hours and lead to flats being evacuated

The first fire was just before 8.30pm yesterday

Fire crews dealt with two blazes caused by candles in the last 12 hours.

The first incident took place last night at a flat in Marble Street, Leicester, at 8.26pm.

Three appliances were called to the scene with firefighters from

today 08:41
Candles cause TWO fires in city in 12 hours and lead to flats being evacuated

The first fire was just before 8.30pm yesterday

Fire crews dealt with two blazes caused by candles in the last 12 hours.

The first incident took place last night at a flat in Marble Street, Leicester, at 8.26pm.

Three appliances were called to the scene with firefighters from

today 08:41
Man who drank bottle of cider to deal with toothache crashes into bus in Hinckley

He said the bus driver hadn't indicated properly

A driver nearly three times over the limit who smashed into the back of a bus complained the driver had turned without indicating.

Andrew Jackson appeared in Leicester Magistrates’ Court where his solicitor Niraj Keshwala said he had

today 04:29
Man who drank bottle of cider to deal with toothache crashes into bus in Hinckley

He said the bus driver hadn't indicated properly

A driver nearly three times over the limit who smashed into the back of a bus complained the driver had turned without indicating.

Andrew Jackson appeared in Leicester Magistrates’ Court where his solicitor Niraj Keshwala said he had

today 04:29
Police called to Wigston care home after staff members injured in attack

The incident took place over five hours

Police were called to a care home after a woman with learning difficulties attacked staff members, causing another resident to lash out as well.

The incident, which left staff members with bruises and scratches, took place over five hours on

today 04:29
Police called to Wigston care home after staff members injured in attack

The incident took place over five hours

Police were called to a care home after a woman with learning difficulties attacked staff members, causing another resident to lash out as well.

The incident, which left staff members with bruises and scratches, took place over five hours on

today 04:29
Coffee shop bosses on what it takes to be a success in Leicester

We asked local coffee shops how they stand out in a competitive market

While some businesses are having a hard time on Leicester's high street, our coffee shops continue to thrive.

For many people, going for a coffee and a slice of cake is a great way to catch up with

yesterday 19:02
Coffee shop bosses on what it takes to be a success in Leicester

We asked local coffee shops how they stand out in a competitive market

While some businesses are having a hard time on Leicester's high street, our coffee shops continue to thrive.

For many people, going for a coffee and a slice of cake is a great way to catch up with

yesterday 19:02
Gang planned to use imitation firearms to target wealthy home in bid to 'never be poor again'

They carried out a number of trial runs

A gang's get rich quick plan to raid a wealthy family's home was thwarted by the police who swooped to arrest them en route to commit armed robbery.

Leicester Crown Court was told the would-be robbers were fully equipped with two

yesterday 19:02
Gang planned to use imitation firearms to target wealthy home in bid to 'never be poor again'

They carried out a number of trial runs

A gang's get rich quick plan to raid a wealthy family's home was thwarted by the police who swooped to arrest them en route to commit armed robbery.

Leicester Crown Court was told the would-be robbers were fully equipped with two

yesterday 19:02
What Leicester council is doing to secure eyesore International Hotel in city centre

'We are confident we've got everyone out, which is a challenge'

Street wardens and police are keeping a close eye on the International Hotel after a break-in on Monday led to scaffolding poles being thrown out of the window.

Police were called to the derelict building on the corner

yesterday 17:59
What Leicester council is doing to secure eyesore International Hotel in city centre

'We are confident we've got everyone out, which is a challenge'

Street wardens and police are keeping a close eye on the International Hotel after a break-in on Monday led to scaffolding poles being thrown out of the window.

Police were called to the derelict building on the corner

yesterday 17:59
Leicestershire tourists held at gunpoint in Peru
A couple celebrating their first wedding anniversary in Peru were held at gunpoint on a tourist bus.
yesterday 16:17
Why police and bomb disposal team were spotted in Coalville

Police have issued a statement

Police and a bomb disposal team were called out to Coalville last night.

A resident posted a picture of the bomb disposal van on Facebook, saying it was spotted in The Oval.

A spokesperson for Leicestershire Police said: "Police executed a

yesterday 15:53
Daily News
Into The Woods Jr rehearsal pictures: Curve Theatre

Into The Woods: A modern twist on a classic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make performed by Curve Young Company Musicals 16+ group

today 10:47
Four celebrity teams, one glorious day at the King Power and you can WIN tickets to be there

Legend Matt Elliot leads City OG's against three sides in an end of season finale

As the sun comes out and summer approaches, it signals the end of the football season.

But this year, Leicester City’s King Power Stadium will sign off with a showpiece event as four teams fight it

today 10:47
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers gives his thoughts on VAR after Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur Champions League clash

Video technology was used to make two key decisions as Spurs reached the Champions League semi-finals

Brendan Rodgers has backed VAR after the controversy of its use in the Champions League quarter finals.

The Leicester City boss has backed the introduction of video technology to

today 10:47
Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers gives his thoughts on VAR after Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur Champions League clash

Video technology was used to make two key decisions as Spurs reached the Champions League semi-finals

Brendan Rodgers has backed VAR after the controversy of its use in the Champions League quarter finals.

The Leicester City boss has backed the introduction of video technology to

today 10:47
From Lock to Simmons: Sports fan Mike lists his five favourite Leicestershire county cricketers

Who would you put in yours?

Retired Leicester headteacher Mike Ross, who lives in Wigston, has been following sport in the city for the last 70 years.

After much consideration he has now come up with his five favourite players from the worlds of Leicester City, Leicester Tigers and

today 10:47
From Lock to Simmons: Sports fan Mike lists his five favourite Leicestershire county cricketers

Who would you put in yours?

Retired Leicester headteacher Mike Ross, who lives in Wigston, has been following sport in the city for the last 70 years.

After much consideration he has now come up with his five favourite players from the worlds of Leicester City, Leicester Tigers and

today 10:47
Live: Leicester and Leicestershire local council elections news as it happens

Where ever you live in Leicester and Leicestershire you can vote on May 2 - find about about the big issues here

By now you’ve more than likely had a leaflet or two shoved through your letter box or had a person behind a rosette knocking on your door.

The appearance of politicians

today 09:44
Work to start on £8m mental health unit for children at Glenfield Hospital

The Department of Health has backed the plans

Plans to build a 15-bed mental health inpatient facility for children and young people at Glenfield Hospital have been given the go-ahead.

Final approval has now been granted by the Department of Health and work will begin on the new

today 09:44
Latest news from Leicester
today 10:47 Into The Woods Jr rehearsal pictures: Curve Theatre
today 10:47 Four celebrity teams, one glorious day at the King Power and you can WIN tickets to be there
today 10:47 Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers gives his thoughts on VAR after Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur Champions League clash
today 10:47 Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers gives his thoughts on VAR after Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur Champions League clash
today 10:47 From Lock to Simmons: Sports fan Mike lists his five favourite Leicestershire county cricketers
today 10:47 From Lock to Simmons: Sports fan Mike lists his five favourite Leicestershire county cricketers
today 09:44 Live: Leicester and Leicestershire local council elections news as it happens
today 09:44 Work to start on £8m mental health unit for children at Glenfield Hospital
today 09:44 'Unattended candle' destroys part of Evington home
today 09:44 'Unattended candle' destroys part of Evington home
today 08:41 Why Kolo Toure has been 'brilliant' addition to Leicester City's coaching staff
today 08:41 Why Kolo Toure has been 'brilliant' addition to Leicester City's coaching staff
today 08:41 New burial ground could be built on edge of Barwell
today 08:41 New burial ground could be built on edge of Barwell
today 08:41 Candles cause TWO fires in city in 12 hours and lead to flats being evacuated
today 08:41 Candles cause TWO fires in city in 12 hours and lead to flats being evacuated
today 07:38 Hallaton Bottle Kicking 2019 - everything you need to know about the Easter tradition in Leicestershire
today 07:38 Ex Leicester City boss Claude Puel open to Premier League return despite rejecting jobs in England
today 07:38 Ex Leicester City boss Claude Puel open to Premier League return despite rejecting jobs in England
today 06:35 Never mind the Marathon - this is London’s hardest endurance event
today 06:35 More than 1,200 councillors in the UK are called 'John' or 'David', study reveals
today 06:35 More than 1,200 councillors in the UK are called 'John' or 'David', study reveals
today 06:35 Transfer rumours: Chelsea reduce asking price for Eden Hazard, Manchester United move for AC Milan star
today 06:35 Transfer rumours: Chelsea reduce asking price for Eden Hazard, Manchester United move for AC Milan star
today 05:32 Brendan Rodgers outlines Leicester City's transfer strategy
today 05:32 Brendan Rodgers outlines Leicester City's transfer strategy
today 04:29 5 Easter egg hunts happening in Leicestershire in the next few days
today 04:29 5 Easter egg hunts happening in Leicestershire in the next few days
today 04:29 This hidden garden centre in Leicester is one of the best rated on Google
today 04:29 This hidden garden centre in Leicester is one of the best rated on Google
today 04:29 Man who drank bottle of cider to deal with toothache crashes into bus in Hinckley
today 04:29 Man who drank bottle of cider to deal with toothache crashes into bus in Hinckley
today 04:29 Police called to Wigston care home after staff members injured in attack
today 04:29 Police called to Wigston care home after staff members injured in attack
today 23:14 Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester City pair need 'time' to develop
today 23:14 Brendan Rodgers insists Leicester City pair need 'time' to develop
today 22:11 Leicester City v Arsenal date confirmed after Gunners' Europa League win at Napoli
today 22:11 Leicester City v Arsenal date confirmed after Gunners' Europa League win at Napoli
yesterday 21:08 Ben Chilwell reveals what Brendan Rodgers' first words were to Leicester City squad
yesterday 21:08 Ben Chilwell reveals what Brendan Rodgers' first words were to Leicester City squad
yesterday 20:05 West Ham without three key players for Leicester City clash
yesterday 20:05 West Ham without three key players for Leicester City clash
yesterday 19:02 West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini says Brendan Rodgers has turned Leicester City around
yesterday 19:02 West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini says Brendan Rodgers has turned Leicester City around
yesterday 19:02 'Your days are numbered, death will be swift' - Brexit troll who targeted Loughborough MP jailed
yesterday 19:02 'Your days are numbered, death will be swift' - Brexit troll who targeted Loughborough MP jailed
yesterday 19:02 An 'interactive darts experience' is launching inside Leicester pub - here's what to expect
yesterday 19:02 Coffee shop bosses on what it takes to be a success in Leicester
yesterday 19:02 Coffee shop bosses on what it takes to be a success in Leicester
yesterday 19:02 Gang planned to use imitation firearms to target wealthy home in bid to 'never be poor again'
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