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"27.04.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Police dog used in Rothley to try and track suspects The incident initially took place in Mountsorrel yesterday morning (Wednesday, April 26) when a car failed to stop for police.
"27.04.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Review: Teechers by Festival Players The play itself follows three year 11 students, Salty, Gail and Hobby as they exuberantly perform their end of term play delivering the highs and lows of gaining and subsequently losing a new Drama teacher namely Mr Nixon. There is still time to catch this show....
"27.04.2017 13:40:00" loughboroughecho.net Protecting children's skin in the sun - top tips Young skin is particularly vulnerable to the effects of ultraviolet radiation. Helpful tips for when the sun does eventually come out!
"27.04.2017 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Car collides with dry stone wall The incident took place at the crossroads of Abbey Road and Oaks Road in Charley.
"27.04.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Family fun day on the horizon... Chair of the Hastings Community Association, Jules Ford said “It's been a joy working with local people to put on this Family Fun Day." Fun for all the family this weekend
"27.04.2017 11:30:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed collision - four taken to hospital The road has been closed by the police while investigations are carried out. The air ambulance, fire service and police were all at the scene
"27.04.2017 10:58:00" loughboroughecho.net Sileby salon celebrates 50th birthday The salon was originally founded by Mario Lanza, who came to the UK in 1965 from Sicily. A fascinating tale of a salon's past 50 years
"27.04.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Blaze at empty house believed to be arson Three engines from Birstall, Southern and Western Stations were sent to the scene, along with an aerial ladder platform from Central Station.
"27.04.2017 08:55:45" loughboroughecho.net Bradgate Park Trust wants your views on draft strategy The draft Strategic Plan sets out the Trust's five strategic priorities for the next 10 years and the way in which the charity will work to deliver them. Time to have your say
"27.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Barrow girl's long hair cut for a good cause As well as donating her long locks, a JustGiving page has been set up so people can sponsor the Burton on the Wolds Primary School pupil. Brave Sophie is having her long locks cut off for others less fortunate
"26.04.2017 20:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Madeleine McCann: 'Critical' police leads being pursued Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley said there are “significant investigative avenues” that are of “great interest” to both the UK and Portuguese teams. Police forces here and in Portugal are still working on leads on Madeleine McCann's case
"26.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Marathon milestone for Rothley runner On Sunday he completed the course in a time of 4:09:57 and said he was very proud of his achievement. Marathon runner reaches amazing milestone...
"26.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Why picking your nose and eating bogies might be good for you! It turns out, bogies and snot aren't simply disgusting by-products of the body. Well that's what researchers are claiming....
"26.04.2017 15:56:22" loughboroughecho.net Youngsters praised for helping man who collapsed “It's just my natural instinct; if someone falls over then I go over to them to make sure they are okay." Deserved praise for their actions
"26.04.2017 15:13:20" loughboroughecho.net Tasty offering from Cadbury The new Cadbury Dairy Milk Big Taste Peanut Caramel Crisp has been unveiled by the manufacturer this week. Sounds like a tasty creation!
"26.04.2017 14:00:08" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's tall Paul has his eyes set on Hollywood Paul went to Burleigh Community College in Loughborough and said that he wasn't even the tallest in his class when he was younger. Standing at 7ft 7 inches (and a little bit more) he is the tallest man in Britain!
"26.04.2017 13:24:05" loughboroughecho.net Firefighters rescue trapped crash victim The accident happened at 5.56pm last night in Melbourne Road, Castle Donington when two cars were involved in a head on collision and a member of the public called emergency services after witnessing the crash. Incident happened last night
"26.04.2017 12:28:04" Apparently the sun is shining in Long Eaton - but there's monsoon rain in Uppingham
"26.04.2017 12:24:00" Crikey! It's just been snowing here #springhasarrived
"26.04.2017 10:19:39" loughboroughecho.net Houmous taken off shelves at Sainsbury's The supermarket giant has taken every variation of its chickpea based snack off the shelves as an investigation ensues into a 'metallic taste.' Concerns over 'metallic taste'
"26.04.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net M1 closed after lorry crashes “The driver was not trapped and received first aid from the fire service." Major traffic hold-ups due to this incident
"26.04.2017 08:16:02" loughboroughecho.net Wicked Hathern Fest announces another top act Wicked Hathern Fest is in its sixth year, and once again is being staged at Dishley Grange Farm. Another top act is revealed.....
"26.04.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net General Election briefing for would-be candidates The session will take place at 6pm tomorrow (Thursday, April 27) at Charnwood Borough Council's Southfields Offices in Committee Room 1 and is open to anyone considering standing for election in those constituencies for the general election on June 8. Briefing will give candidates an overview of the process
"26.04.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester murder investigation - three arrested A 19-year-old man was been arrested on Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of his murder. New developments in this tragic case
"26.04.2017 06:09:33" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide Find something to do over the coming week, including the Bank Holiday. What's on over the next seven days...
"26.04.2017 05:30:00" Timeline Photos THIS week's Loughborough Echo is on sale in shops today - and this edition includes:
• 'Tall Paul' sets his sights on Hollywood
• Extra parking for railway station
• Madeleine McCann's parents speak out on 10th anniversary of disappearance
"25.04.2017 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Dynamo win to complete the 'Great Escape' After just six wins in their previous 38 matches had left them facing almost certain relegation a remarkable four wins in a row, culminating in Saturday's 4-1 win over Market Drayton, saw the stay up in Division One South of the Evo-Stik Premier League at A remarkable end to the season...
"25.04.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Festival Players perform Teechers in Loughborough The production is by John Godber, one of the most popular and successful English playwrights of the last 30 years who is best-known for his modern classics Bouncers, On the Piste and Shakers. Have you got tickets to the show?
"25.04.2017 15:50:00" loughboroughecho.net www.loughboroughecho.net Is it going to be great weather for the Bank Holiday?
"25.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Plant Hunters' Fair at Donington Le Heath The Plant Hunters' Fair at Donington Le Heath 1620's House and Garden is returning on Saturday, May 6 after last year's successful event and there will be more nurseries than ever before. A treat in store for plant lovers...
"25.04.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Police name Leicester murder victim A post-mortem examination has confirmed he died as a result of injuries sustained from a stab wound. Police say they are pursuing several lines of enquiry
"25.04.2017 10:59:00" loughboroughecho.net Madeleine McCann's parents speak out as 10th anniversary nears In a statement on the Official Find Madeleine Campaign on Facebook, they spoke out about how they feel - and also criticised how some people have reported the story. It is almost ten years since Madeleine McCann disappeared - and her parents have spoke out
"25.04.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dog attacks debate in Parliament led by Nicky Morgan MP In 2013, Jill Mayes of Limehurst Avenue, Loughborough, was walking her cocker spaniel Ozzy when he was set upon by two large alsations who had been let off their leads. The move follows a dog attack that took place in Loughborough
"25.04.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dishwasher fire tackled by firefighters One crew from Loughborough and one from East Leake attended the property on Seymour Road after the call was received at 8.26pm last night. Faulty motor in appliance believed to be the cause
"25.04.2017 06:13:50" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood council tenants garden competition The event is run by Charnwood Borough Council and is open to its nearly 6,000 tenants. Have you got a garden to enter in this contest?
"24.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Family raising £10,000 to help extend baby Ella's life Seven-month-old Ella-Rose Long of Loughborough has been diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Type 1 which causes severe muscle weakness and a life expectancy of less than 18 months.
"24.04.2017 18:53:00" loughboroughecho.net Views from the Loughborough Carillon Tower Whilst there, Megan climbed the many stairs in the iconic tower to view Loughborough from above. Video: A view from on high over Loughborough
"24.04.2017 16:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Latest Loughborough, Leicester court hearings revealed More outcomes of court case hearings are revealed. More court hearings outcomes are revealed
"24.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Kayleigh Haywood TV documentary to air this week 'Murder on the Internet' tells the story of how the 15-year-old Leicestershire schoolgirl was groomed online, raped and murdered.
"24.04.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Murder investigation launched in Leicester He had injuries that are thought to have been caused by a bladed weapon. The 20-year-old was assaulted on Friday and died in hospital late last night
"24.04.2017 10:59:00" loughboroughecho.net Video: Loughborough Revolution's XO Thursday Video gallery: You might spot someone you know....
"24.04.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed tree stump fire believed to be arson The same evening, a crew was rushed to Margaret Street in Coalville after receiving multiple calls that trees were on fire.
"24.04.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Autism conference in Loughborough this week Autism is a condition that affects how a person communicates, processes information and how that relates to other people. As such, it often goes unnoticed. It is being held for Autism Awareness Month
"24.04.2017 06:36:37" loughboroughecho.net More amazing photos captured by our readers See the latest selection of impressive pictures in our video gallery. Video gallery: More fascinating photos by our readers
"23.04.2017 21:10:00" loughboroughecho.net Who is building what near you The latest planning applications from Charnwood Borough Counci Is anything being built near you?
"23.04.2017 19:09:00" loughboroughecho.net Deceptively spacious home in popular part of Loughborough The rear garden is private and beautifully maintained with areas of shaped lawns and pathways, planted borders with numerous shrubs, plants and trees. Take a virtual tour of the property..
"23.04.2017 16:07:00" loughboroughecho.net The lowest ever mortgage rate deal... It's the time of year when people think about moving and there are great deals on offer. Deals are out there if you look...
"23.04.2017 14:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Spring into action against outdoor thefts "We strongly recommended considering simple security solutions that can deter any would-be thieves.” Don't get caught out by opportune burglars
"23.04.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers tributes at Conkers This thigh-slapping stage show brings together the beloved glamour and personality of Dolly, along with Kenny's charisma and energy. A date for the diary of Country and Western fans...
"23.04.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough College unveil football academy deal The NPL comprised 68 semi-professional clubs and operates at Steps three and four of the non-league pyramid. Great initiative to help young footballers continue education
"23.04.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Honouring our WWI soldiers... Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and a small number of researchers from the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, we continue to look back at those who made the ultimate sacrifice in April 1917. The ultimate sacrifice...
"23.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Day-long festival at Loughborough pub in aid of LOROS Raffle tickets can be purchased over the bar with prizes including a bottle of The Kraken Rum, a meal voucher for two and more. Fund-raiser on the horizon...
"22.04.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Age has added caution to our adventures In my youth I'd travel from one end of the country to the other for a disco – only to discover I was just as unattractive to women in Wigan. The latest observations by columnist Mike Lockley
"22.04.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Donington Historic Festival draws closer The refreshed festival will feature a new 'Get Involved' theme, where visitors can enjoy attractions ranging from stunt driving to drift driving in Caterhams. Are you planning to go?
"22.04.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Harvey's Army: Loughborough appeal for Jake Harvey's Army is looking for information relating to a missing border collie named Jake. Do you have any information? Jake went missing five years ago from the Loughborough area.
"22.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Digging for Health project wins Tesco funding The grant was awarded to the project through the Tesco Bags of Help funding initiative. Cash injection for project which promotes positive mental health
"22.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charity 'excited' by new premises at Six Hills The Carpenters Arms, based in Wharncliffe Road, Loughborough, was granted planning permission in February to transform the hotel, just off the A46, to expand its residential rehabilitation programme for men. New site will allow charity to expand its work...
"22.04.2017 10:43:00" loughboroughecho.net Zanotti takes positives from Brands Hatch outing The Loughborough superbike ace thought he had put Donington Parks mechanical woes behind him, finding a good pace to improve on his previous personal best early on in the practice sessions. Loughborough ace makes progress at Brands Hatch
"22.04.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Marathon running in the spotlight Interesting research at Loughborough University... Running techniques in the spotlight
"22.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Grants boost to Charnwood community organisations These included a wide range of projects both diverse in the age groups that they benefit and the different parts of the community that they are going to help. Grants approved by Charnwood Borough Council
"21.04.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Harsher sentencing comes into force Fines for motorists caught going well above the speed limit will start from 175 per cent of their weekly income rather than the existing level of 100 per cent. Tougher penalties in force from next week...
"21.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire and Rutland Cricket League gets underway... Loughborough Town finished runners-up to Kibworth last campaign and open up this season with a trip to the defending champions, giving them an early indicator as to how their season might unfold. The football season's not finished, but cricket is back!
"21.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Quirky tattoos in and around Loughborough From a box of maggots to an illustrated spoon, we weren't disappointed with what we discovered. From a box of maggots to an illustrated spoon, residents told the Echo of their unusual ink.
"21.04.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 270 new Shepshed homes approved Documentation at the meeting said the local lead flood authority deemed the additional documents submitted by the developer as sufficient. What do you think about this new development?
"21.04.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Capacity app proving a success And what's even more impressive, the man behind the idea confesses to know nothing about computers! "We have about 14 businesses using the app including John Cooper's, the Bell Foundry, Wild Lime and Meet Burger."
"21.04.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net The Festival Players to take to the stage with Teechers From Wednesday, April 26 until Saturday, April 29, The Festival Players will be taking to the stage at Loughborough University's The Sir Martin Robert Theatre with Teechers. Have you got tickets for the latest Festival Players production?
"21.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bullying video which victim's mum wants you to see! Brave mum hopes it will help to stop others becoming victims Mum hopes it will stop others becoming victims
"21.04.2017 13:05:00" loughboroughecho.net What can bouncers legally do in a confrontation? There are many misconceptions about what bouncers are legally allowed to do. Interesting reading...
"21.04.2017 11:27:28" loughboroughecho.net Enforcement officer set to tackle village's dog issues The action follows a number of incidents, including dog attacks, and complaints from residents and parish council staff in recent years. Is this something you think other councils should adopt?
"21.04.2017 10:37:14" loughboroughecho.net Woman taken to hospital after collision in Coalville Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service received a call at around 8.45pm last night (Thursday, April 20) alerting them to the incident in Broom Leys Road in Coalville.
"21.04.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Van targeted in suspected late night arson attack Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said the cause of the fire is believed to be deliberate ignition and 85 per cent fire damage was caused to the van.
"21.04.2017 08:29:07" loughboroughecho.net Swimmer to run London marathon Nick White has already raised £1,900 in sponsorship ahead of the event, on April 23 – so now all that's left to do is run it! Not long now until the big day...
"21.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net South Charnwood GPs' fancy dress party held in memory of Kathy Kathy Wright was the practice manager at Castle Donington Surgery and sadly passed away in September 2016 after battling cancer. The event was in memory of a friend and colleague
"20.04.2017 20:52:00" loughboroughecho.net Meteor shower this weekend - how to see it As long as the sky remains clear, you should get to see an astronomical extravaganza with the naked eye – no binoculars or telescopes are needed. Reach for the skies this weekend - and you might see something amazing
"20.04.2017 20:30:00" loughboroughecho.net Four plead guilty to drugs offences in Leicester Garner met Smith in the car park of a fast food restaurant in Newark, Nottinghamshire, to carry out an exchange. They pleaded guilty on the first day of their trial
"20.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net FC Poplar win dramatic final in extra time Hardings Trophy final is won in dramatic fashion Great win for Loughborough side...
"20.04.2017 17:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Tributes to Alison Jacques who has died aged 50 Her wide ranging artistic talents included a long association with Charnwood Arts and a love of writing. Her sudden death has left family and friends shocked and saddened
"20.04.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net MP Ken Clarke to stand for re-election The Echo has spoken again with Mr Clarke's office today (Thursday, April 20) and they have confirmed he will be standing for re-election in June. “It has been confirmed that he will be putting his name forward to be the conservative candidate for the Rushcliffe constituency.”
"20.04.2017 15:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Greenlight for Oriental spa facility Charnwood Borough Council's Planning Committee approved an application on Thursday, April 6, to transform a property, formerly the Highbury Guest House, on Leicester Road, Loughborough, into an oriental spa with guest accommodation. New life for a guest house....
"20.04.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Crematorium raises £5k for Rainbows A total of £5,000 has been raised in the past year for Rainbows Hospice, which cares for terminally ill children and young people, by Gilroes Crematorium, Leicester. Money raised through steel hips, replacement knee joints, screws to hold bones together and coffin handles recovered from crematorium ashes.
"20.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough area jobs round-up revealed Fancy being a licensee? gym instructor? Project Manager? Those and other jobs are revealed here. JOBS: We've taken a peek at what jobs are on offer around Loughborough this week - including being a gym instructor
"20.04.2017 13:37:42" loughboroughecho.net Teenager missing in Leicester: Police plea Any help for the police in their appeal would be appreciated. Can you help police find him?
"20.04.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net First spring birds spotted in Loughborough Keen twitcher Coun Roy Campsall popped into the Echo to say he had seen two swallows in Garendon Road, Loughborough, on Easter Sunday (Sunday, April 16). Echo readers are invited to submit their bird spottings and photos are also welcome.
"20.04.2017 10:59:00" loughboroughecho.net Virtual reality experience for LOROS patients By simply wearing the virtual reality glasses, patients are 'virtually transported' to a completely different location. An innovative scheme to transport patients elsewhere in the world... virtually
"20.04.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Donington Park crash victim: £395,000 raised to help Billy Monger F1 legends Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are backing the appeal. F1 stars Lewis Hamilton and Jenson Button are backing this appeal after the terrible crash
"20.04.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Thringstone car fire - completely destroyed by blaze The 999 call was received at 5.21am on Thursday, April 20. Fire and rescue services received calls to a woodland area after explosions had been heard
"20.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net An extra 50 car spaces at Loughborough railway station “This is great news for customers in Loughborough." This will make many a traveller very happy
"20.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New GCR museum volunteer appeal The heritage railway is now searching for volunteers to help with a number of areas The Great Central Railway needs your help!
"19.04.2017 20:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Guide to General Election voting Now is the time to check you are registered to vote - and if not, do something about it. An extensive guide to voting in the General Election
"19.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Lightning make it TEN wins in a row With both teams firing on all cylinders right from the word go, the audience were clearly in for a treat. There's no stopping the Loughborough table-toppers...
"19.04.2017 19:30:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Borough Council recruiting for Syrian refugee co-ordinator The council is overseeing the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme - a programme that looks to accept people, who have fled the Middle Eastern state, across the county and Rutland. Charnwood Borough Council is looking to recruit someone to help welcome and support Syrian refugees across Leicestershire.
"19.04.2017 18:53:00" loughboroughecho.net Video: Loughborough Revolution's XO Thursday Video gallery: A fun night out in Loughborough - you may recognise some of the faces featured here
"19.04.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Tributes paid to popular postman after sudden death Ian Blake, or 'Blakey' as he was known lived in Shepshed and passed away aged 50, on Friday, March 24. Celebration of his life was held after his funeral..
"19.04.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Police chase in Shepshed - car found abandoned Leicestershire Police officers were initially alerted to someone driving erratically on the A512 Ashby Road in Shepshed just before 7.30pm yesterday evening (Tuesday, April 18).
"19.04.2017 15:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Little Mix support acts revealed for Donington Park concert Little Mix will perform their signature hits, including 'Shout Out to My Ex', 'Black Magic', 'Hair' and 'Wings', alongside tracks from their new album 'Glory Days'. More acts added to the Little Mix concert at Donington Park
"19.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Marathon milestone for Finn When 64-year-old Peter Finn crosses the finish line at the London Marathon on Sunday (April 23) he will join the 100 marathon club on the tenth anniversary of his first London Marathon. An incredible achievement...
"19.04.2017 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dogs Trust's free training class The sessions will be delivered by the charity's community and education officer and East Midlands Dogs Trust Dog School. Dogs Trust Loughborough is offering families the chance to take part in a free dog training class.
"19.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Reflecting on Maundy Money honour... The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh arrived in Leicester last week to attend the Royal Maundy Service at Leicester Cathedral. A magnificent day for everyone involved...
"19.04.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Vegan festival at Athena Leicester Organised on a voluntary basis by hard-working animal welfare campaigner Victoria Bryceson, and sponsored by The Vegan Cakery, the event will be, by far, the largest of its kind ever held in Leicestershire. “The choice of vegan products on offer will be phenomenal and the festival will really highlight how fun, healthy and affordable a vegan lifestyle can be.”
"19.04.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Events and Gig Guide: Loughborough, Charnwood Find something to do locally this coming week. Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"19.04.2017 05:58:14" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough town centre anti-social fears One resident claims: “The centre of town outside McDonald's has become a no-go area in Loughborough." What do you think about the situation?
"19.04.2017 05:20:00" Timeline Photos THIS week's Loughborough Echo is in the shops today - and it includes:
• The Great Central Railway wants you!
• Hundreds of new homes coming to Shepshed
• Family raising cash to help extend baby daughter's life
• Oriental spa facility approved despite
"18.04.2017 20:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Which cameras are spying on you? You may not be aware of exactly how many different cameras are keeping tabs on your movements through the region. There might be a couple of cameras on this list you weren't aware of....
"18.04.2017 20:05:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Dynamo win with last gasp goal Third win in a row means Dynamo's fate is in their own hands Three wins in a row gives Dynamo chance of avoiding drop
"18.04.2017 18:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Teenager robbed in Leicester “If you saw anyone matching the descriptions of the suspects or if you witnessed the incident then please get in touch." Can you help police with their investigation?
"18.04.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Rushcliffe MP Ken Clarke still to decide on standing for re-election The Echo attempted to contact Mr Clarke today following Theresa May's snap General Election announcement this morning (Tuesday). The Echo attempted to contact Mr Clarke today following Theresa May's snap General Election announcement.
"18.04.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Wife thanks paramedic and air ambulance crew The Echo previously reported the Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance was sent to Broadway, Loughborough, on Tuesday, April 11 after being activated at 12.03pm. "He died for half an hour and he wouldn't have come round again if it wasn't for them."
"18.04.2017 15:02:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough and Charnwood MPs will stand in June general election "At the end of the day it's down to the people of Loughborough to decide.” Nicky Morgan and Edward Argar have said they will be running in the June election
"18.04.2017 13:40:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire primary school places revealed today A total of 97.4 per cent have a place at one of their top three choices. Parents and pupils learn if their bids for primary school places are successful
"18.04.2017 13:05:00" loughboroughecho.net Reaction to Prime Minister's snap general election announcement “In Loughborough we have an excellent MP in Nicky Morgan and I know some people disagree with some of the comments she has made regarding the EU but she totally deserves our support." This is how people around Loughborough reacted to Theresa May's announcement
"18.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fascinating pictures from Echo readers Check out our video gallery of the latest photographs... Check out our latest batch of great pictures by Echo readers
"18.04.2017 09:42:58" loughboroughecho.net Prime Minister calls surprise announcement today In an unusual move, Number 10 did not announce what subject she would address but statements by the Prime Minister in the street are usually reserved for big announcements. A surprise announcement this morning
"18.04.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Driver injured in Donington Park race Monger was in the car for 90 minutes before being airlifted to the nearby Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham. A frightening incident at the famous race circuit
"18.04.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed armed robbery - two men charged Two men have been charged in connection with an armed robbery in Bull Ring, Shepshed, on March 24. Charges made over the Easter weekend...
"18.04.2017 05:50:28" loughboroughecho.net LLRRSP repeats motorbike safety awareness messages Over the past five years (2011 – 2016) there have been 227 serious collisions involving motorcyclists across the East Midlands. Be careful out on the roads.....
"17.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net National Childbirth Trust Loughborough sale On Saturday, April 22, the National Childbirth Trust (NCT) Loughborough Branch will be hosting a Nearly New Sale at Loughborough Students' Union from 11.30am to 1.30pm (11am entry for NCT members). "Whether you're buying, selling or both you can be sure you're helping to support other parents in the Loughborough area by funding NCT's vital work."
"16.04.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Who is building what near you The latest planning applications in Charnwood The latest planning applications...
"16.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week: Beaumanor Gardens, Woodhouse Gated access on both sides of the property lead to private and mature side and rear gardens Take a virtual tour of the property...
"16.04.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New vicar appointed at St Botolph's Rev Lydia Humphreys will officially take up the role in June, a year after the retirement of Rev Canon Cynthia Hebden. Appointment at St Botolph's church
"16.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net First entry in for In Bloom garden competition The competition is open to front gardens and any home floral display, including window boxes, which can be seen by passer-bys. Will you be entering the competition?
"16.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Paying the ultimate sacrifice... Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and researchers from Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, we look back at those who made the ultimate sacrifice in April 1917. Honouring our WWI heroes...
"15.04.2017 17:59:00" loughboroughecho.net War memories clouded their Brexit views The recount did reveal a staggering 12 people who intended to vote for me spoiled their ballot papers. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"15.04.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Actavo creates 150 jobs for locals Actavo has signed a new five-year partnership with ScottishPower to help deliver almost £1m additional smart meters across the UK midlands, incorporating the East Midlands and East of England regions. “We are inviting experienced dual fuel installers to apply, as well as up-skilling gas-qualified engineers.”
"15.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Matilda The Musical at Curve, Leicester. In a joint statement, Curve chief executive Chris Stafford and artistic director Nikolai Foster said: “There has never been a better time to celebrate Matilda The Musical's message of the power of literature, knowledge and education.” "There has never been a better time to celebrate Matilda The Musical's message of the power of literature, knowledge and education."
"15.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bradgate Park's Old John opens this weekend As part of the project the Tower has been cleaned and new displays created that inform visitors about the history of the iconic Leicestershire landmark. "Old John is one of Leicestershire's most loved places and a 'must-see' when visiting Bradgate Park."
"15.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net The third warmest March since 1659! With a mean temperature of 9c it was the third warmest month in the Midlands since records began in 1659! You thought it was hot? You were right!
"14.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Five star Dynamo make it back to back wins After a 1-0 away win at fellow strugglers Rugby Town last Saturday to complete a league double, Dynamo went to another of the fellow relegation strugglers and achieved another league double. Fantastic win for Loughborough Dynamo
"14.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bid to merge two houses rejected Application sought to provide 12 bed spaces, an increase of three within the application site, and the basement was to be converted into a 'cinema room'. Concerns over noise and disturbance to residents...
"14.04.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New minister for United Reformed Church She will be ministering to the URC joint pastorate of Loughborough with Melton Mowbray. Church had been without a minister since August 2015
"14.04.2017 14:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Canal boat fire at Sileby Marina An emergency call was received at 12.54pm today (Friday) and fire crews from Birstall and Loughborough attended as well as Technical Rescue from Southern station. Severe damage caused to one canal boat
"14.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net St John Ambulance gives first aid advice The charity states injuries often tend to vary in scope - with 4,000 people admitted to hospital following accidents involving furniture, while a fall on or off a ladder led to almost 7,000 hospital admissions. Would you know what to do if a DIY accident occurred at home?
"14.04.2017 11:06:33" Harvey's Army, the charity which sees volunteers work to reunite lost pets and helping injured animals, has released the following request: "If anyone sees a tan/red retriever roaming around Loughborough or the surrounding areas contact 0771 4952864. Do
"14.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Villagers unite to raise defibrillator cash The campaign, set up by a team of local residents, hopes to raise £2,200 towards to the cost of the life-saving equipment. Great to see villagers join forces for worthy cause...
"14.04.2017 07:11:51" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum to open From Friday, April 14, until Wednesday, September 13, the Carillon Tower, situated in the heart of Queen's Park, will give locals the chance to learn more about Loughborough and the surrounding areas' fascinating heritage. A briliant experience right on our doorstep
"13.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Ducker eyes up title fight after knockout win “My team have told me it's one step at a time but I would like to box for a British challange belt and then hopefully get up to English title level." Impressive victory in Wales...
"13.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Mission to get Loughborough soldier's name added to Carillon David Nix was killed, aged 22, while fighting in the Korean War. “It is important that David Nix is not forgotten in Loughborough"
"13.04.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'Let down' by police after attempted theft Emily Grace, who runs Foxes Hair and Beauty, in Ward's End, with friend Christie White, has told the Echo she feels there has been “no support or reassurance” from Leicestershire Police and says the force is “not interested” in CCTV they have acquired. Feels the force is not interested
"13.04.2017 14:43:55" TRAFFIC: An accident has been reported on the M1 heading north through the junction with the A42 (J23a) with traffic stretching towards the A50 (J22).
"13.04.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 49-year-old punched and kicked - police want to speak to this man The 49-year-old victim was walking towards the city centre at around 9pm on the evening of Wednesday, February 22 when he was punched in the chest, kicked in the leg and grabbed by the throat. Can you help police with their investigation?
"13.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Entries invited to run in memory of Joe Families and young children areinvited to join a charity mile-long fun run to support the work of the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT). Fancy joining in?
"13.04.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester City fan from Loughborough arrested after Madrid clash Phil Johnson, from Loughborough, used his mobile phone to film as five police officers in riot gear arrested his friend, also from Loughborough. A Leicester City fan from Loughborough filmed his friend as he was arrested by Spanish police after their Champions League fixture.
"13.04.2017 07:12:29" loughboroughecho.net Petition over bus service changes The 129 is a subsidised Community Bus Partnership service provided by Leicestershire County Council and operated by Paul S. Winson that links Ashby to Loughborough via Osgathorpe, Belton and Shepshed. "I feel we have become forgotten"
"12.04.2017 20:52:00" loughboroughecho.net Countless reasons you could be stopped from flying Obvious concerns like being drunk are going to put those passengers at risk of not being allowed to fly but there are other conditions you might not be aware of within an airline's "contract of carriage". Were you aware of a 'contract of carriage'?
"12.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dramatic cup win for Long Whatton It was a great fightback from Long Whatton who found themselves 1-0 down after 10 minutes and then fell further behind just three minutes after the break. Great fightback ends up with cup glory
"12.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Chamber of Trade and Commerce saved by 'dream team' Two former presidents of the chamber - Dermot Breen and Martin Traynor OBE - have come forward to help fill the vacant managerial roles. The Chamber of Trade and Commerce was in danger of closing after 95 years, but these two very well known faces have come to the rescue.
"12.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Brewery brings back special ale for Rainbows Hospice “Rainbow Fox is a bespoke recipe for Rainbows. It is a deep copper ale, ruby red in colour, and balances English malts against fruity, spicy hops” Cheers to a special fund-raiser for hospice
"12.04.2017 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Four plead guilty after more than 80 vehicles damaged The convictions relate to incidents that occurred between December 31, 2016, and January 3, 2017, in Rushey Mead, Thurmaston, Syston and a number of villages in the Melton area.
"12.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Man jailed after admitting Bede Park rape Michal Cezary Podlaszczyk, of no fixed address, approached the victim as she walked through the city park on the morning of Saturday, October 29 last year.
"12.04.2017 10:12:55" loughboroughecho.net Video: Fire crew tackles car blaze at Loughborough supermarket A spokesperson for the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said that 100 fire damage was caused to the engine compartment. The fire service received multiple calls to the fire this morning
"12.04.2017 09:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Zeppelin raid victim's niece aged 100 visited by Mayor Kathleen Grace Perry, who lives at The Willows Care Home, Shepshed, welcomed her special visitors at the end of last month after she missed the 2016 100-year commemoration of the Loughborough bombings. Special guests visit Kathleen...
"12.04.2017 07:25:26" loughboroughecho.net What's on over the next seven days... A round-up of events taking place throughout Charnwood over the next week A range of events across Charnwood...
"12.04.2017 06:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on the shop shelves today - and it includes:
• Schools galore take up challenge
• Mission to get soldier on war memorial
• Application to merge two houses rejected
• Candiates names for county council
"12.04.2017 06:07:59" loughboroughecho.net Plans lodged for retirement village McCarthy and Stone Retirement Lifestyles Ltd has submitted a planning application to Charnwood Borough Council seeking permission for the development. What do you think about these proposals?
"11.04.2017 21:00:27" loughboroughecho.net Driving cars without an MOT - the ONE time you can do it There is a situation where you can take to the roads without an MOT - but you really don't want to get into this last-minute situation. Don't leave things until the last minute...
"11.04.2017 20:08:48" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Lightning too strong for Northumbria Making the long journey north, the Loughborough University based outfit notched up their eighth win on the bounce as they got the better of the hosts 70-47. Loughborough Lightning extend winning sequence to eight
"11.04.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Air ambulance in Loughborough as man suffers cardiac arrest The Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance was activated at 12.03pm today (Tuesday, April 11) and arrived at the scene at 12.24pm. The crew joined paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance Service and community responders
"11.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Basketball hat-trick for Rawlins Academy A packed schedule saw Rawlins Academy take centre stage with three county titles and four teams finishing as runners-up, while Humphrey Perkins clinched one title. Great achievement by Rawlins' youngsters
"11.04.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fire crew rushed to "out of control" bonfire One fire engine from Loughborough Station was despatched to the scene and discovered that one “out of control bonfire” was involved in a fire. The fire also spread to a shipping container that was being used as a wood store
"11.04.2017 11:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Easter fun at Drayton Manor Park The park's special Easter trail is fun for all the family, twisting and turning around the park there are clues to find and solve along the way to earn an egg-stra special Easter treat. Sounds like a great adventure for the whole family
"11.04.2017 07:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Specials join forces to tackle illegal driving By 4pm on Saturday (April 8) the specials had spoken to more than 150 drivers across three sites, and issued 26 traffic reports, seized nine vehicles for various offences, issued five vehicle defect forms, and dealt with a fail to stop incident. Officers from four forces unite for special operation
"11.04.2017 06:20:38" loughboroughecho.net Call to ban motorists' pavement parking If it came to fruition, cars parked on paths could be punished if a traffic warden stumbles across them. Do you agree with these proposals?
"10.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Aims to preserve and restore the heritage of Loughborough cemetery The aims are to preserve and restore the history and heritage of the landscaped Victorian cemetery and tell the stories of the people interred there - many of whom made Loughborough the town it is today. Group created to protect town cemetery
"10.04.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough area court hearings revealed The latest hearings and outcomes of court cases are listed. Check to see who has been up before the courts
"10.04.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leciestershire mobile safety camera locations Sites in Kegworth, Birstall and Hathern are included. MOTORISTS, you may want to give this week's list a read.
"10.04.2017 13:45:00" loughboroughecho.net REVIEW: BTS Performing Arts' Sweet Charity The musical follows Charity Hope Valentine an adult dancer in New York City who is always looking for love but falls for the wrong guy. "If the group can achieve this in just eight weeks, I can't wait to see what they achieve with more time."
"10.04.2017 11:48:00" loughboroughecho.net Sewage pipe burst in Barrow-upon-Soar The Echo reported on Tuesday, April 4, that motorists were being warned on Monday, April 3 to find alternative routes after Barrow Road was closed up to Bridge Street as a sewer pipe had burst, leaking sewage into nearby fields. "We know this is frustrating for local people especially as this has happened so soon after the last burst, and we're working as quickly as possible to get everything back to normal."
"10.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO GALLERY: Fascinating photographs by Echo readers Another batch of interesting photographs feature in our video gallery this week. Check out our latest batch of pictures by Echo readers
"10.04.2017 09:05:45" loughboroughecho.net Bradgate Park blaze destroys 1,000 sq m of scrubland The fire took place at the historic countryside attraction on Saturday afternoon (April 8) as crowds flocked to enjoy the warm weather. A carelessly discarded cigarette is thought to have caused the fire
"10.04.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Tributes paid to British victim of Stockholm terror attack Mr Bevington, who had studied at Loughborough University, lived in Stockholm with his family and worked as a director with music streaming service Spotify. Thoughts go to his family and friends....
"10.04.2017 06:24:42" loughboroughecho.net East Leake group scoops top pantomime awards At the PAL awards evening, ELAPS were nominated in 21 separate categories and were the winners of seven awards. Fantastic achievement by local am-dram group
"09.04.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Yet another thing named after Sir David Attenborough? I have a dream. I fantasise that in millions of years time, the fossilised remains of David Attenborough will be discovered and named after me. That would be rich irony. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"09.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Twenty months of scaffolding at Toothill Road, Loughborough Residents living in Toothill Road told the Echo work to repair a number of balconies began on the three flat blocks nearly two years ago after the concrete had begun to crumble. What do you think about this situation?
"09.04.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week Part of the Beaumanor Hall Estate sale in 1947 when almost the whole of the villages of Woodhouse and Woodhouse Eaves were offered for sale by auction. Take a virtual tour of our property of the week...
"09.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Who's building what near you The latest planning applications in Charnwood Is anyone building something close to you?
"09.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Campaign urges residents to RecycleRight The authority has now launched a new campaign urging Charnwood residents to #RecycleRight and put the right items in the right bins. Do you recycle right?
"08.04.2017 17:55:00" loughboroughecho.net The Voice 2018 auditions in Loughborough Music student Dumisani Mjojo is no stranger to auditions, having sang in choirs and played in bands in Malawi for 13 years before he moved to the UK last year. Students reflect on their experience
"08.04.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dog walking cash for RSPCA Jessie Bosworth, 9, is “animal obsessed” according to her mum, and wanted to raise money for the RSPCA and came up with the idea of walking dogs and when news of her good deed spread the donations flooded in. Great gesture by youngster
"08.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New 4D cinema opening at tourist attraction The 80-seat 4D cinema will show films that will stimulate all five senses and the first film to be shown will be 'Little Ants Adventure'. Revolutionary cinematic experience...
"08.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net These Wicked Rivers release EP They have more than 1,000 Facebook fans, they've filmed music videos and they've even headlined a stage at Y Not Festival. Kegworth based guitarist talks to the Echo..
"07.04.2017 19:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Easter celebrations at Twycross Zoo A busy programme will encourage visitors of all ages to discover the fascinating and endangered animals at the zoo with a chance to win a 12-month membership for two people. Will you be going to the zoo this Easter?
"07.04.2017 17:01:00" loughboroughecho.net New adventure golf opening in Derby Set amid a tropical island paradise over an expansive 14,000 sq ft space, the new adventure facility offers the ultimate mini-golf challenge with two bespoke 18-hole golf courses. Impressive new venture opens next week...
"07.04.2017 15:19:11" loughboroughecho.net Man charged with attempted murder David Glen-Meade, of Rowlett Road, Corby, appeared at Leicester Magistrates' Court on Wednesday, April 5. A 24-year-old man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder.
"07.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Easter activities across Charnwood From Monday, April 10 until Friday, April 21, Charnwood Borough Council has activity sessions to help keep children active during the holidays. A range of events and activities for the Easter holidays
"07.04.2017 13:11:13" loughboroughecho.net Download Festival announces major improvements Managing director of Festival Republic Melvin Benn and Download Festival promoter Andy Copping spoke of a variety new developments at a press event today (Friday, April 7). “We introduced the Dog Blog this year which has enabled us to listen to Download fans and take on board all suggestions. If ever a festival has responded, we have.”
"07.04.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Terminally ill mum tells of seeing daughter's "perfect" wedding Ann Checketts, 67, of Shepshed, fulfilled her wish of seeing daughter Katie, tie the knot on Saturday (April 1), just months after her cancer took a dramatic turn for the worse. “I was just so determined for this all to happen but I never thought it would be possible."
"07.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net National Space Centre half term fun There's plenty to see and do this half term. Lot's to do for the whole family...
"07.04.2017 10:04:10" loughboroughecho.net Girls Active camp is a great success Funded by Sport England and supported by Loughborough University and run in partnership with leading UK charity, Women in Sport, Girls Active helps teachers and girls work together to improve understanding of what motivates girls to take part in PE and Event held at Loughborough University...
"07.04.2017 08:02:51" loughboroughecho.net New LOROS mobile resource centre in Loughborough next week Last week saw the launch of LOROS Local, a new initiative introduced by the hospice to give people in the community easier access to information about the services it offers. LOROS initiative will be in Loughborough next Tuesday
"07.04.2017 05:55:00" loughboroughecho.net GCR bridge work gets underway The 30 metre structure will carry Great Central Railway trains as part of an 18 mile heritage line. Another step forward in this ambitious project
"06.04.2017 20:50:00" loughboroughecho.net In a spin over the new £1 coin... So now the first new £1 for years has come into circulation, people are eager to get their hands on one but it turns out that there may be a sound financial reason as well...some of the coins might be worth as much as £250! Some interesting facts about the new coin
"06.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Turkish delight for Boulter! Boulter had been in great form all week in Turkey and reached the quarter finals of the doubles event with Freya Christie before taking part in the women's singles event. Title win for tennis ace
"06.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough mum marks one year since brain surgery while awake Lisa Upton, 39, who lives with husband Mark and six-year-old twins Maisie and Rudy, is now channelling her energy into raising money for The National Brain Appeal charity and supporting people who are facing awake brain surgery. The incredible story of a woman whose life has been changed after 24 years of seizures
"06.04.2017 18:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough mum marks one year since brain surgery while awake Lisa Upton, 39, who lives with husband Mark and six-year-old twins Maisie and Rudy, is now channelling her energy into raising money for The National Brain Appeal charity and supporting people who are facing awake brain surgery. A day that changed her life....
"06.04.2017 17:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Hayfever levels soaring this weekend The forecast isn't good for Loughborough sufferers.... Have you got the sniffles? This could be why
"06.04.2017 16:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough sees digital library services explained The user-friendly service offers access to more than 13,500 e-books, magazines and newspapers. Why not pop into Loughborough this weekend to find out more about this?
"06.04.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Park Road home owner answers critics The Echo reported last week (Wednesday, March 29), that members of Loughborough South Labour Party had collected 41 signatures from people living near to the property on the corner of Park Road and Mayfield Drive. Empty house owner hits back at critics
"06.04.2017 14:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Taster day at Loughborough Fire and Rescue Station Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service has been hosting 'have a go' days for the past month in order to give aspiring firefighters the chance to gain some practical hands on experience and see what the job entails. Have you thought about becoming a firefighter, but not taken the next step? You can 'have a go' this weekend.
"06.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Baby names that could become a thing of the past... What's in a name? Well some seem to be going out of fashion and many will come as a surprise. Is your name Angela or Derek? This might be interesting to you!
"06.04.2017 10:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Easter Bunny Express in Loughborough Visitors will be able to ride the Easter Bunny Express and hop off at any of the GCR's stations, as well as meet Alice in Wonderland and the Mad Hatter. All aboard for a fun day out
"06.04.2017 09:59:37" loughboroughecho.net Curve review: Fantastic Mr Fox at the Curve in Leicester With 'fun for all the family' stamped all over the show, everyone will come away with one part that they enjoyed. A Roald Dahl classic that has been adapted for the stage and is showing in Leicester until Sunday, April 9.
"06.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Disabled woman criticises Loughborough store's seats The woman, who suffers with leg problems and has limited mobility, told the Echo “courtesy chairs”, or waiting chairs, are those located near checkouts which customers use when waiting for someone or resting. Woman upset at changes to seating at town superstore
"05.04.2017 20:47:00" loughboroughecho.net eBay selling and tax rules explained Websites such as eBay have turned many of us into budding entrepreneurs, selling our unwanted items on the web. Worth checking this out if you sell stuff online
"05.04.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Disastrous season opener for Zanotti The local racer was 'incredibly disappointed' after his team managed to replace a problematic engine just in time for race one only to be side-lined in both races by separate, unrelated mechanical issues. Mechanical problems for Loughborough race ace
"05.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough war memorial - plant pot vandalism "I don't know what possesses people sometimes, it is an absolutely mindless act and completely disrespects everything that the war memorial stands for." Carillon container damaged
"05.04.2017 17:45:00" loughboroughecho.net The Hoosiers to headline Wicked Hathern Fest The talented musicians behind hits including Worried About Ray and Goodbye Mr A are to headline the main stage at the festival, which takes place at Dishley Grange Farm, on Saturday, August 12. Have you seen who's headlining this year's festival?
"05.04.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Police appeal after robbery in Tudor Road The robbery took place in Tudor Road, Leicester, at around 1am on Sunday, April 2 when the victim was near STA coffee shop. Police say he was approached by two men who demanded his phone, wallet and watch and assaulted him, kicking and punching him in the head.
"05.04.2017 15:01:38" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough bagel bar and vintage shop closes after five months "Dear customers, we deeply regret to inform you that we have had to cease trading and enter voluntary insolvency today." The shop only opened in November last year
"05.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Win Cadbury Creme Eggs at Co-op stores The special event will run from Saturday, April 1 to Saturday, April 15 and is open to all customers and members. Every store in the Echo patch is taking part in this egg-citing opportunity!
"05.04.2017 11:45:16" loughboroughecho.net REVIEW: ESNA's Chess The Musical It hasn't made it into my list of top 10 musicals but it was intense, serious and interesting. "In terms of storyline, it hasn't made it into my list of top 10 musicals but I found it intense, serious and interesting."
"05.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough retailers selling hot tubs at discount prices Residents who dream of spending a summer evening in a backyard hot tub, relaxing to watch the sunset, may think it is out of their reach. Hot tubs available at a cheaper price than you might think
"05.04.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Events and Gig Guide, Loughborough and Charnwood Find out what's happening locally over the next few days. What's on over the next seven days...
"05.04.2017 06:11:25" loughboroughecho.net Homes proposal for One Ash site in Quorn The application includes plans to erect two dwellings, demolish existing modern commercial buildings, the relocation of two glasshouses, and works to the existing coach house/cottage. What do you think about this proposal?
"05.04.2017 05:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on the shop shelves today - and it includes:
• Motorists warned of bridge and road closure for rest of the year
• Residents facing scaffolding outside their home for 20 months
• Mum's brain surgery - while still
"04.04.2017 20:34:55" loughboroughecho.net Seven-up for Lightning as they top Superleague Karen Atkinson's team beat Cardiff Dragons 66-45 to maintain their 100 per cent start to the season and move three points clear at the top of Vitality Netball Superleague. Loughborough Lightning in seventh heaven
"04.04.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Kodi website warning puzzles users The message claimed that the site had been seized by the authorities. Statement issued on Sunday...
"04.04.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough man jailed after 'ploughing into' three teenagers “The three young men simply did not stand a chance.” The court heard that the Loughborough man “aggressively” followed another driver at speed before losing control of his car and hitting the boys.
"04.04.2017 16:52:00" loughboroughecho.net Colourful new 50p coins revealed It follows in the footsteps of last year's series of Peter Rabbit-themed coins which were struck to mark the 150th anniversary of Beatrix Potter's birth. Adding a splash of colour to your wallet or purse...
"04.04.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Man jailed for Quorn robbery Joe Maccuish, 29, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to robbery and was sentenced at Leicester Crown Court yesterday (Monday, April 3). Man jailed for nine years for "nasty attack" on elderly Quorn couple
"04.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net The Premier League trophy is coming to visit Mountsorrel The trophy will arrive at Halstead Road playing fields, Mountsorrel at 5.30pm and will stay until 7pm on Wednesday, April 5 (today). The trophy will be visiting Mountsorrel Juniors Football club as they try to raise funds for a defibrillator
"04.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Cadbury Egg Hunt Leicestershire locations revealed If you are looking for something to do with all the family this Easter time, Cadbury has set up a website which let's you know exactly where you can take part in one of the Cadbury Egg Hunt events Have an egg-citing adventure!
"04.04.2017 07:51:44" loughboroughecho.net Sewage leak causes road closure in Barrow-upon-Soar “The closure will allow us to bring in tankers to remove the sewage before it can cause more problems and while we clean up the area." Expect delays in the area for the next couple of days
"04.04.2017 06:19:24" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough children's Race For Life The athletic idea comes after the school's learning support assistant Samantha Vasey was diagnosed with breast cancer last year. Youngsters ready for event this Friday....
"03.04.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Mountsorrel man's butcher's shut - rat remains and droppings found Following a food hygiene inspection the Environmental Health Team closed the Summerfield Butchers in Coalville Market. The remains of a trapped rat, and rat droppings were among some of the findings at this local man's butcher's
"03.04.2017 18:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Borough council toilet fees add up When asked by the Echo the council revealed the entry charge to use the facilities amounted to a total of £39,419 in the year 2015/16. Spending a penny makes council more than £39,000...
"03.04.2017 17:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Echo: Loughborough and Shepshed news VIDEO GALLERY: Hollywood came to Loughborough for one night....
"03.04.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New James and the Balloon Ride at Drayton Manor Park Excited youngsters at launch in Thomas Land All aboard!
"03.04.2017 15:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Half Marathon 2017 - did you take part? “It was absolutely fantastic, and a wonderful day! Every runner I spoke to said that the new route was tough but really good, and I'm hoping that we've raised around… More than 700 runners took part in the Loughborough Half Marathon, were you one of them?
"03.04.2017 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Youngsters set for School Games Spring championships There will be 13 competitions across seven sports with youngsters from more than 45 schools. Action will take place this Wednesday...
"03.04.2017 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net BTS Performing Arts' Sweet Charity to hit the stage BTS Performing Arts is in the final stages of rehearsal for musical comedy Sweet Charity which is to take place at The Robert Martin Theatre at Loughborough University on Friday, April 7, and Saturday, April 8, at 7.30pm. “It's wonderful to work with such a dedicated, hard working and talented young cast, many of whom have their eyes firmly set on a career in the West End.” - BTS Performing Arts
"03.04.2017 10:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Virgin media fraud: two sentenced Six were sentenced at the time, but the two remaining defendants were sentenced on Thursday, March 30 at Leicester Crown Court. Two men, who were part of a group convicted for a multi-million pound fraud, have been sentenced.
"03.04.2017 09:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites Below is the list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland week commencing Monday, April 3. MOTORISTS, have you checked out this week's list of locations?
"03.04.2017 07:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Motorcyclist dies in Donington Park crash The accident happened on Saturday during a race for the Ducati Performance TriOptions Cup. Thoughts go out to the family after this tragic incident
"03.04.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough man charged with attempted murder A 29-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder after an incident at a garage in The Coneries, Loughborough, on Thursday (March 30). Remanded in custody after Saturday court appearance
"03.04.2017 06:17:30" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Moon, the sun and a Brush alternator... More unusual pictures on show in our readers' photographs feature. Check out the latest batch of great pictures by Echo readers
"02.04.2017 20:59:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the week The home has a reception hallway with cobbled flooring. and minstrel galleried landing. Take a virtual video gallery tour...
"02.04.2017 18:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Frog-marched to family gathering It was a night where unruly kids, sulky teenagers and aged aunts were treated to a strange musical mix of Perry Como, Iron Maiden, the big band sounds of Glenn Miller, Beyoncé and Bucks Fizz. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"02.04.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Conkers Easter fun is revealed There is also a range of indoor activities available from exploring the Enchanted Forest Adventure Play area through to the simulated tree top walk and interactive exhibits. Lots to do for the whole family...
"02.04.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Who is building what and where near you The latest Charnwood planning applications Is something being built near you?
"02.04.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Sponsored walk cash for dog rescue centre Nyah Baxter, a Booth Wood Primary School pupil, walked 10 miles with her mum in a bid to raise funds for College Garth Kennels where she sometimes visits to volunteer to walk the homeless hounds. Fantastic gesture by youngster
"02.04.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Christchurch to perform Gypsy The main focus of the musical is on Rose, the archetypal stage mother, who raises Louise and her sister June as they travel around America with their vaudeville act. New production on the horizon...
"02.04.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Volunteers dig deep to transform allotment Bridge Street, which is a project owned and ran by Nottingham Community Housing Association Care and Support in Shepshed, recently acquired the site on the allotments to the rear of Cambridge Street and Leicester Road. Amazing effort reaps rewards
"01.04.2017 20:07:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough half marathon - don't forget new route for runners The 13.1 mile race will start at 9am as those taking part are warmed up by Havana Salsa before leaving the starting blocks from Charnwood College this Sunday, April 2, with the event raising funds for charity, Living Without Abuse (LWA). Good luck if you are taking part!
"01.04.2017 18:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Download Festival: 20 acts added Metal behemoth, Devin Townsend Project will be making their welcomed return to Download Festival, featuring living legend and ex Strapping Young Lad frontman, Devin Townsend. The announcement includes Devin Townsend Project, Suicide Silence, Code Orange and many more.
"01.04.2017 17:04:00" loughboroughecho.net ESNA Players performing Chess at Loughborough Town Hall Audiences will be treated to a story of power, intrigue passion, power-plays and pride set against the backdrop of the international competitive chess arena. Latest offering opens next week...
"01.04.2017 14:02:22" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Fish Bar marks milestone with tasty offer! It has expanded over the years, even picking up a few awards along the way, and is now managed by George's son Bambos, who has proved to be a chip off the old block. Will you be taking up this offer?
"01.04.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Shop opened to support work of Wellbeing Cafe From cushions to prints, to tote bags and jewellery, Emporium at 57, of Wards End, has opened its doors to the public. But it's not your everyday boutique. A great initiative...
"31.03.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Man jailed after secretly spraying his body fluid onto children The former Forest Road, Loughborough, resident has been jailed for six years and eight months for sexually touching young female children. “Long showed extraordinary levels of perversion and we're pleased he has been jailed for his sickening acts."
"31.03.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net End of an era for Loughborough Carillon Kestrels Swift started with Loughborough Town and then had 29 seasons with Carillon amassing more than 1,000 competitive games. Stalwart hangs up his hockey stick after 40 years.
"31.03.2017 19:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Petition over empty Loughborough home Members of Loughborough South Labour Party collected 41 signatures from residents living near to a large property on the corner of Park Road and Mayfield Drive. Concerns that property has become an eyesore
"31.03.2017 18:00:05" loughboroughecho.net Microchip fine for dog owner The council prosecuted Jemma Gibson, of James Street, Anstey, after her Chow Chow dog was picked up as a stray and taken to Garth College Kennels in Hathern in June last year. Fine imposed after borough council prosecution
"31.03.2017 17:01:00" loughboroughecho.net GreenHeart Clean, Loughborough, takes on window-cleaning challenge Babatunde Sobola, managing director of GreenHeart Clean, attempted to take on Terry 'Turbo' Burrows in a window-cleaning competition at London's Cleaning Show which took place March 14 – 16. World record bid by Loughborough man
"31.03.2017 16:00:11" loughboroughecho.net Drunken Loughborough woman scarred barmaid in glass attack "The defendant suddenly picked up a glass on the bar and threw it at the bar supervisor, striking her in the centre of her forehead."
"31.03.2017 14:00:50" loughboroughecho.net Viewing habits of Midlanders revealed Today, Netflix reveals how entertainment preferences compare across the UK - from The North, The Midlands and Greater London to The South, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Do you agree with this assessment?
"31.03.2017 12:55:58" loughboroughecho.net NSPCC Big Board Game Day - are you taking part? Those who participate in 'Big Board Game Day', supported by Hasbro Gaming, will be asked to make a small donation, with all funds raised being donated to the NSPCC to use in its fight to protect every childhood. If you're taking part, send your photos into the Echo!
"31.03.2017 12:09:26" loughboroughecho.net Three men charged after Measham robbery The men have been named by Leicestershire Police and charged with "conspiring to commit robbery" in three different counties. Three men, one from Loughborough and one from Shepshed, have been charged following a robbery in Measham.
"31.03.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough pub reopened following extensive refurbishment Coun David Gaskell was chosen to be the Loughborough pub's guest of honour as it opened its doors following an extensive two-week refurbishment which has created five new jobs. Five new jobs created after extensive refurbishment
"31.03.2017 08:53:47" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough police incident - two injured men arrested Police were called to a report of an assault at a former garage, now a hand car wash, in The Coneries shortly after 5pm yesterday (Thursday, March 30). Another update from yesterday evening's incident
"31.03.2017 08:37:06" loughboroughecho.net Green Gym praised for role in helping fight with depression The gym at Gorse Hill Covert is run by Charnwood Borough Council and offers free sessions for residents to learn practical conservation skills and improve their physical and mental wellbeing. Aim to improve physical and mental well being...
"31.03.2017 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough restaurant keeps licence despite police concerns The application to review the restaurant's premises licence was submitted by PC Jonathan Webb from Leicestershire Police's licensing department, who voiced a number of concerns. Discussions held at council over this restaurant licence
"30.03.2017 20:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Attempted theft at Loughborough salon Christie White, who owns Foxes Hair and Beauty with friend Emily Grace, has told the Echo of an attempted theft that took place yesterday (Wednesday, March 29) in their shop, situated on Wards End. Two Loughborough shop owners have told the Echo of how they caught crooks trying to steal hundreds of pounds.
"30.03.2017 20:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Leigh takes positives from Donington Park races Racing his Aprilia RRV 450R the youngster had a testing qualifying session on the Friday before lining up on the grid for the first race in 11th place. Hathern youngster in action at Donington
"30.03.2017 18:51:06" loughboroughecho.net Lord Sebastian Coe named Loughborough Universitychancellor “I have lots of lovely memories from my time in Loughborough it was the period in my life when my athletics came together, with a fantastically supportive local crowd that would come to the university to watch me compete." Olympic legend appointed
"30.03.2017 17:24:26" loughboroughecho.net RECAP: Loughborough police incident - two men taken to hospital With the police statement released that looks as though that's all the news we will be getting for now, so we are going to sign off this live blog, but please keep checking the Echo website for any updates. RECAP: Two men injured and taken to hospital following incident in town centre
"30.03.2017 16:50:10" loughboroughecho.net Live bedtime story by Fat Controller.... The tale of James and his cheeky antics with a hot air balloon is set to delight fans of the little blue engine. LEISURE: A bedtime story? With the Fat Controller? Live? Yes!
"30.03.2017 16:19:54" loughboroughecho.net Two way traffic lights on main Loughborough road The work will be undertaken all weekend and into next week. It is set to be completed by Wednesday, April 5. Work is to start on Epinal Way tomorrow night (Friday, March 31) from 6pm.
"30.03.2017 15:23:42" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough businessman's funeral boosts charities He left school to become an apprentice painter and decorator for William Davis before working for ATS, in Bridge Street, for 20 years starting as a fitter and progressing to centre manager. Kind donations at a funeral of a football coach
"30.03.2017 13:45:00" loughboroughecho.net National award for 'MediVest' creation Sankha Kahagala-Gamage, 16, and David Bernstein, 16 have beaten off competition from over 21,000 students across the country to be crowned Winners of the UK Young Engineer of the Year 2017 title. Top award for a life-saving design
"30.03.2017 13:08:52" We are live at Loughborough University London this afternoon for the unveiling of Loughborough University's new chancellor.
The new chancellor will replace Sir Nigel Rudd.
The chancellor is the chief ambassador of the university and presides over
"30.03.2017 13:07:45" Timeline Photos We're here at Loughborough University London for the announcement of Loughborough University's new chancellor and will be going live on Facebook very soon....
"30.03.2017 11:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Dr Frankenstein at Curve, Leicester. The cast of seven tell the tale of Victoria Frankenstein - a brilliant, visionary young woman born into a world not ready for her and her eyebrow raising experiments. Is Dr Frankenstein worth seeing? Here's what our reviewer had to say...
"30.03.2017 11:42:12" loughboroughecho.net Echo live: Loughborough University to announce new chancellor The role of chancellor is to act as the chief ambassador of the university and presides over ceremonial functions and confers degrees on graduates of the university. We will be live from Loughborough University London for this exciting announcement
"30.03.2017 11:00:17" loughboroughecho.net App users target Asian hornet - Loughborough folk urged to help People will be able to use the free app - called Asian Hornet Watch - to quickly and easily report possible sightings of the invasive species. An unusual new app is out - and you can help our country's wildlife by using it
"30.03.2017 10:41:49" Timeline Photos DID you know that April 1 marks the start of National Pet Month?! In tribute, the Echo is asking you to post pictures of your furry, scaly, slimy, jumpy, or crawly friends for a chance to be featured on the website. Here is Echo reporters Zoe and Megan
"30.03.2017 09:21:22" Echo reporter Liam Coleman is in London to discover who the new Loughborough University chancellor will be later today. Stay tuned for updates.
"30.03.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Pensioner 'humbled' by Maundy Money honour Clifford Newton, 88, of The Lant, Shepshed, is to travel to Leicester Cathedral on Maundy Thursday (April 13) with 90 other men and 91 women to receive a purse of special coins from Her Majesty. It's no fake! He really is going to meet HRH Queen Elizabeth II
"29.03.2017 21:00:05" loughboroughecho.net TV series issues Loughborough appeal “We want to hear from anyone who's having trouble tracking down someone important - whether it's a rush hour crush, the best friend you made and lost at a festival, a lover who got away, or a stranger that saved your life." Would you like to be on this show?
"29.03.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Boulter back on tour with career high ranking The 20-year-old player has just returned from a series of events in Australia which culminated in reaching the final of the $25k Mildura tournament which took her to a career high ranking of 297. Great to see her return from injury
"29.03.2017 19:06:11" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough pub's gym conversion approved The applicant had previously been granted permission to change the ground floor of the building into a restaurant in 2013 but “the person lined up to take it on pulled out”, according to council documents. Pub to get new life as a gym - what do you think?
"29.03.2017 17:59:03" loughboroughecho.net Terminally ill mum gets to see daughter's wedding blessing A wedding blessing was held at the chapel of the hospice for Katie Checketts and her fiancé Edward Rowsell, an occasion brought forward especially for Katie's mother, Ann. Special moment for family...
"29.03.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Kegworth M1 bridge to close for 40 weeks From Thursday, March 30, the bridge linking Kegworth to the A453 over the M1 motorway will be closed as work is to be carried out relating to the East Midlands Gateway scheme, says Highways England. COMMUTERS, you may wish to plan your journeys ahead as a bridge is to close for 40 weeks and major roadworks are to start.
"29.03.2017 13:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough residents unite following Westminster attack At 7pm on Friday, March 24, locals met to “remember the lives tragically taken” in London and “to show unity in showing an intolerance for hate mongering, discrimination and extremism”. "Wednesday saw one monster end lives and spread hate towards Muslims as a whole."
"29.03.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Young Innovators Challenge deadlines loom The deadline to enter the Science Detectives Challenge has already passed but there is still time to get involved in five other exciting competitions. Deadline for entries in five competitions is this Friday
"29.03.2017 09:26:21" loughboroughecho.net Leicester missing man - police find him safe and well Leicestershire Police said that if you have seen him please call 101 and quote incident 3 of 28 March. Leicestershire Police have now found Mr Avossa
"29.03.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Mountsorrel woman charged in murder case A post-mortem examination determined that he died from a stab wound. More developments in this tragic murder case
"29.03.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide Find something to do locally over the next few days. What's on over the next seven days...
"29.03.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire police fit life saving technology into vehicles “Officers take an oath to protect life. They attend a variety of different incidents every day and can come across a few that involve life threatening trauma." The technology means that police officers can treat anyone suffering from a sudden cardiac arrest
"29.03.2017 06:10:31" loughboroughecho.net Quorn man lands £1,300 bill for cars abandoned in car park A council enforcement officer visited a few days later and found the vehicles, a maroon Peugeot 206 and a blue Peugeot 206. Hefty fine for abandoned cars...
"29.03.2017 05:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo is on sale in shops today, and includes:
• Man landed with massive bill for abandoning cars
• Spending more than a penny....
• Restaurant's licence bid has complaints by police
• Armed robbers strike at building society
"28.03.2017 21:10:55" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Town avoid relegation on extraordinary final day LOUGHBOROUGH TOWN HOCKEY CLUB ROUND-UP Great news for Loughborough Town
"28.03.2017 20:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Danger warning over telescopic ladders Their pyramid-style operation can require up to 32 locking mechanisms and just one faulty part can lead to the ladder collapsing. Might be worth a check in the shed or garage if you have one
"28.03.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Full steam ahead for LOROS event Complete with a ride on the Great Central Railway and an adventure through the beautiful Charnwood countryside, Full Steam Ahead promises to be fun for all the family. Something to look forward to later this year...
"28.03.2017 18:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Undercover Leicestershire police on bikes to catch danger drivers The rules of the road stipulate drivers should give cyclists at least the same space as vehicles when overtaking. What do you think of this plan by the police?
"28.03.2017 17:00:09" loughboroughecho.net Aldi unveils plans for a SECOND Loughborough store New food store, a drive-through coffee shop and additional retail units Yet another supermarket
"28.03.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net MP apologises 'profusely' for HS2 non-declaration to Parliament Mr Bridgen admitted failing to disclose the financial interest in a debate on HS2 in Westminster Hall. MP apologises in Parliament
"28.03.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Sixteen Leicestershire drivers stopped for using mobile phones “Our officers will continue to stop motorists whose behaviour risks causing serious injury, or death, to themselves or others." The operation began following new penalties for drivers caught with their mobile phone at the wheel
"28.03.2017 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Tractor enthusiasts set for 5,000 mile charity trek Philip Gibson, 62, from Hathern, is chairman of the Blue Force tractor enthusiast club which began in Loughborough and now has an international reach of tractor fans, and along with treasurer Peter Plehov, 62, from Quorn, will be driving two brand new, Adventure aims to raise £10,000 for charity
"28.03.2017 11:37:24" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough pub and restaurant to reopen after refurbishment Maxwells, in Maxwell Drive, Loughborough, closed its doors on Tuesday, March 14. The Mayor of Charnwood will be among the guests at the official opening this week...
"28.03.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester missing man - police put out appeal for 81-year-old Leicestershire Police said that if you have seen him please call 101 and quote incident 3 of 28 March. Police told the Echo that his family are concerned for his welfare.
"28.03.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester murder investigation: victim named A post mortem examination which was carried out yesterday determined that he died from a stab wound. Thoughts are with his family and friends
"28.03.2017 06:21:32" loughboroughecho.net Kegworth Museum needs volunteers to survive The museum in High Street has been running since 1992, having grown out of Kegworth Village Association, which started back in the 1970s. Could you help?
"27.03.2017 20:50:00" loughboroughecho.net Video: Loughborough Revolution's Casino Royale Party VIDEO GALLERY: The name's Bond.... there was a Casino Royale night at a Loughborough nightspot
"27.03.2017 20:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Police increase patrols in Loughborough Forest Road area 'We want to stop this problem as soon as we can.' Police commander takes action
"27.03.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net In the Courts The latest court cases from Loughborough and Leicester Magistrates' Courts Who has been up before the courts?
"27.03.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New Loughborough bar and restaurant to open in April THE ORANGE TREE group that already owns a number of bars in Loughborough including the Kelso, are set to open a brand new bar and restaurant in Baxter Gate. Have you been wondering what the 'F' is going on?
"27.03.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New Drayton Manor Park ride launching The new addition marks further expansion to the thriving theme park, which opens for the 2017 season on Thursday, March 30. New season gets underway this Thursday...
"27.03.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Arriva changes Leicestershire bus routes Some routes will see increased frequencies, while others will have more direct journeys into the city centre. A complete timetable review across the county
"27.03.2017 09:06:00" loughboroughecho.net Washing machine fire in Loughborough Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Services said that it believed the cause of the fire was accidental, and that the fire had caused light smoke damage to the kitchen counter. Fire crews from Birstall and Loughborough were called to this fire at the weekend
"27.03.2017 07:59:52" loughboroughecho.net Roadworks planned for the week ahead... Delays possible on a number of routes in and around Loughborough Delays possible at a number of locations
"27.03.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Murder investigation launched in Leicester It is believed the victim may have sustained his injuries during an assault in the car park. Another murder investigation in the city
"27.03.2017 06:18:06" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Fascinating photos by Echo readers Here is the latest batch of stunning images captured by our readers. Check out our latest video photo gallery of readers' pictures
"26.03.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Quorn cottage is property of the week Comprehensive scheme of extension and improvement works. Take a virtual tour of the property...
"26.03.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Special Loughborough Male Voice Choir anniversary There's no audition if you fancy having a go Milestone for choir this year...
"26.03.2017 14:10:00" loughboroughecho.net Give a gift that's sweeter than chocolate this Easter... Everyone loves giving and receiving chocolate at Easter – young people especially. But because of dietary and medical considerations, just 10 pe cent of those cared for at Rainbows Hospice can actually enjoy eating them. Easter plea by Rainbows Hospice...
"26.03.2017 11:07:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Rocks 2017 finalists revealed The bands will battle live for a top slot at Wicked Hathern Fest 2017 - which is owned and run by Hathern Village Association. Slot at Wicked Hathern Fest up for grabs...
"26.03.2017 08:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Paying tribute to our brave WWI soldiers... Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and a small number of researchers from the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, we continue to look back at those who made the ultimate sacrifice in March 1917. The ultimate sacrifice...
"25.03.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Deep Purple are back... Q&A WITH IAN PAICE FROM DEEP PURPLE Band set for new tour
"25.03.2017 19:12:00" loughboroughecho.net There's a patron saint for every occasion Saint Fiacre is the patron saint of those suffering haemorrhoids. The latest observations from columnist Mike Lockley
"25.03.2017 17:09:00" loughboroughecho.net Funeral director turns singer at age of 42 Singer, songwriter and all-round musician Sophia Dady has always had a love for music and after putting her dreams on hold for more than a decade, she has decided to pursue her passion. Leap of faith by Barrow woman
"25.03.2017 15:00:10" loughboroughecho.net Pedal power for charity Alan Dalzell and Bryan Green are in training for the July 30 challenge and hope to raise £600 each for causes close to their heart. Duo hoping to raise cash for charities close to their hearts
"25.03.2017 11:59:00" loughboroughecho.net Shoe retailer Brantano enters administration, jobs at risk The discount shoe retailer Brantano has gone into administration - and this is the second time in a year it has happened. Concerning time for people working at Brantano
"25.03.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Powering a home through an electric car! Low carbon and fuel cell technologies company Cenex, which is based on the Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park, announced the installation of the first domestic, UK-built vehicle-to-grid (V2G) unit in the country last week. Amazing achievement by Loughborough based firm
"24.03.2017 21:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Naked Attraction wants Loughborough ladies Like Meatloaf, most of us would do anything for love... but would you do that? Do you know anyone that would be brave enough to bare all on national television in the name of love?
"24.03.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Foxes on march towards league title Loughborough Foxes returned to league action on Sunday with a trip to play Birmingham & West Midlands in the Midlands Premier League. Great to see the Foxes doing so well...
"24.03.2017 19:45:15" loughboroughecho.net Nottingham Building Society, Shepshed, armed robbery A spokesperson from Leicestershire Police confirmed an armed robbery had taken place and told the Echo two men threatened staff and customers with what appeared to have been a shotgun. Yet another shocking incident in Shepshed has occurred.
"24.03.2017 17:01:09" loughboroughecho.net Networking event for Shepshed businesses The event will take place at the Pied Bull in Belton Street on Monday, March 27 from 6pm. Event designed to help town businesses share ideas
"24.03.2017 16:00:15" loughboroughecho.net Public consultation over Loughborough Town Masterplan The current masterplan dates from 2007 and Charnwood Borough Council told the Echo several months ago that it was time to develop new ways to improve the town centre. Plan will be formulated for public to have their say...
"24.03.2017 15:02:15" loughboroughecho.net Crooks in Shepshed appeared to have a shotgun The Echo received a call off a man in Shepshed, earlier today reporting police presence outside of The Nottingham Building Society, of Bull Ring, Kirkhill. RECAP: Armed robbery in Shepshed, police say the men appeared to have taken a shotgun into the building society. Follow here for live updates.
"24.03.2017 14:09:29" loughboroughecho.net Last chance to have a say on Leicestershire highways maintenance Last year, Leicestershire County Council asked residents for their views on how it carries out highways maintenance. Deadline for views is this Sunday...
"24.03.2017 12:47:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough vigil following Westminster attack At 7pm tonight, locals are invited to meet to “remember the lives tragically taken” in London and “to show unity in showing an intolerance for hate mongering, discrimination and extremism”. “Ideally tonight (Friday, March 24) will be about remembering lives lost and demonstrating solidarity.”
"24.03.2017 12:09:00" loughboroughecho.net Couch to 5k initiative returns The free course will get underway at the 3M sports ground, in Leicester Road, Loughborough, on Thursday, April 6, at 6.30pm. Will you be taking part in this programme?
"24.03.2017 10:24:39" Timeline Photos Loughborough High School have sent us a photo with their red noses on for Comic Relief - Send us your photos or selfies with your own red noses on! #comicrelief #RedNoseDay
"24.03.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Four homeless ex-servicemen found homes in Coalville One instance saw a flat found for a 65-year-old Royal Navy veteran who had been homeless for six years.
"24.03.2017 09:25:40" loughboroughecho.net New app aims to promote independent town stores LoyalFree is a mobile app which looks to replace the traditional, hardcopy loyalty card by allowing customers to collect virtual 'points' when shopping at smaller businesses until they have enough to claim a reward. A useful tool designed to reward customers for shopping locally
"24.03.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Coalville man jailed for attempting to rob couple Jones also pleaded guilty to one count of witness intimidation.
"24.03.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University students' 1,400 hours volunteering More than 400 students contributed to helping the community. Caring efforts in the community by university students
"23.03.2017 21:54:00" loughboroughecho.net All you need to know about planned new £20 note The new note will follow in the trail of thepolymer £5 and £10 notes, featuring Jane Austen and Winston Churchill - but this time, it'll be graced with the face of iconic artist J.M.W. Turner. Here's the latest facts about the new £20 note
"23.03.2017 21:30:00" loughboroughecho.net Free zoo entry for mums this weekend Talking about mothering habits and parenting facts, keepers will stop at the zoo's elephants, lemurs, penguins, gibbons, otters and meerkats, to name a few of the species that reside at Twycross Zoo. LEISURE: Here's an idea for a trip out this weekend for Mother's Day
"23.03.2017 20:58:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Foxes join campaign to boost girl participation The programme will see 200 SSE Wildcats Girls' Football Clubs open throughout England this spring, each run in conjunction with the County FA and its key partners. Do you know someone who might be interested?
"23.03.2017 19:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Bogus faith healer pleads guilty Tunkara was initially reported to Leicester City Trading Standards after a family responded to one of his business cards offering spiritual healing. Family issue warning after faith healer pleads guilty
"23.03.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 605 child sex offences reported in Leicestershire last year This represented a 36 per cent rise from 444 offences in 2014/15, with 19 of the crimes perpetrated against children aged four and under. 107 crimes were recorded against children aged ten and under, while 19 of these crimes were perpetrated against children four and under
"23.03.2017 18:02:56" loughboroughecho.net Clock ticking for Young Innovators Challenge entries Through six challenges linked to the Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) curriculum, the hope is to show primary and secondary schoolchildren that studying STEM subjects can lead to rewarding and fulfilling future careers. There's still time to register to take part
"23.03.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Large quantity of jewellery stolen in Loughborough burglary A house in Forest Road was broken into sometime between 7.30am and 6.30pm on Monday, March 6, 2017. Can you help police find those responsible?
"23.03.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police investigated over acid attack The IPCC (Independent Police Complaints Commissions) is investigating what Leicestershire Police knew and how they responded to information about two people later accused of carrying out an acid attack on Daniel Rotariu. The IPCC is currently conducting an independent investigation into what the force may or may not have known and how it responded to information about the two defendants.
"23.03.2017 14:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Family farm starts to sell milk direct from the cows Charnwood Forest Farm in Charley Road is run by husband and wife team Blaise and Deborah Tomlinson with help from their three daughters: Evie, Millie and Annabelle. Chance to get your milk straight from the cow....
"23.03.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fancy dress party in memory of Kathy On Saturday, March 25, Kathy's friends and colleagues are hosting a fancy dress party to raise money for her preferred charity Macmillan Cancer Support. A fun night out in memory of Kathy
"23.03.2017 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough project needs your vote to win £50,000 funding ITV Central East evening news will feature the projects at 6pm each night this week, with Turned On its Head in Loughborough appearing tonight (Thursday, March 23). Tune into ITV Central news this evening to see Turned On its Head in action
"23.03.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough student tells of Westminster visit on day of attack "The ride home took on a very sombre mood as we thought on the day's events, listening intently to the radio as death and injury tolls rose." Loughborough College Politics and Law students were visiting the Houses of Parliament yesterday
"23.03.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Issues facing the elderly put in the spotlight The event, called Loughborough Later Life, saw a number of organisations and charities, including RNIB, Leicester Shire and Rutland Age UK and John Storer House, gather at Fearon Hall on Friday, March 17. Tackling the issues faced in older age
"23.03.2017 10:05:07" loughboroughecho.net Parliament attack:ex Loughborough student tried to save policeman "I wasn't at all surprised that he was running towards the shots with the police, whilst others were fleeing.” Former Loughborough student was amongst those who tried to save lives of those injured at Parliament
"23.03.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood cuts housing budget by £1.5m due to quicker improvements The Charnwood Standard states that kitchens in council-owned properties shall be replaced every 20 years, bathrooms will be replaced every 30 years and that in terms of heating, boilers will be replaced every 15 years and full systems replaced every 30 Improvements to homes done quicker than expected
"22.03.2017 21:53:00" loughboroughecho.net Exact times for good night's sleep And the trick is not about getting more sleep - it's about getting better sleep. Here's how to get a good night's sleep, apparently
"22.03.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Teenage bike ace aims to conquer the world Jay Leigh, set up 'Double 8 racing' to steer his son's racing career and hopes to attract some sponsorship from local businesses and motorsport fans to help with the costs involved in competing across the UK. Can you assist ambitious team with sponsorship?
"22.03.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Prefab homes causes mortgage headaches for buyer At a Charnwood Borough full council meeting, Coun Christine Radford asked what information was passed to tenants wishing to purchase their prefabricated council homes to help find them a suitable mortgage. Some lenders not willing to provide a mortgage on prefab homes
"22.03.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net National Living Wage rise coming into force Mr Hammond said he hoped to boost to the so-called 'National Living Wage', launched under his predecessor George Osborne's vision, in a bid to get it to £9 by 2020. You could be in for a pay rise very soon....
"22.03.2017 15:53:08" Loughborough Echo LIVE BLOG: Shooting at Parliament - MP Nicky Morgan speaks live to the Echo
"22.03.2017 15:47:29" loughboroughecho.net LIVE: Nicky Morgan MP and gunfire at Parliament Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan was walking towards the Houses of Parliament when shots rang out. LIVE BLOG: Shooting at Parliament - MP Nicky Morgan speaks live to the Echo
"22.03.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New Tax-Free Childcare Scheme opens for registration The average cost of full-time childcare in Britain for a child under the age of two is £222.36 a week. Part-time care costs £116.25 a week. This scheme opens for registration today - and could save you money
"22.03.2017 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bus driver spat at during disagreement on Leicester bus Police are appealing for help in identifying this man. Can you identify this man and help police with their investigation?
"22.03.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fifteen convicted in £1m drugs court case Twelve of the 15 defendants pleaded guilty to their charges, and three have been on trial for the last five weeks. Culmination of nine month investigation
"22.03.2017 10:54:36" loughboroughecho.net Primark product recall amid choking fears The budget clothing brand sold the Novelty Cat Leggings instoresbetween November 8 and February 22. Something to be aware of....
"22.03.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Missing Loughborough woman found safe and well An appeal had been issued following her disappearance on Monday. Good news following an appeal
"22.03.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide Here is this week's list of things going on in and around Loughborough and Charnwood this week. What's on over the next seven days...
"22.03.2017 07:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Review: The Play That Goes Wrong The production introduces the audience to The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society who put on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title of the show suggests, everything that can go wrong, does go wrong. REVIEW: The Play That Goes Wrong was well-timed, well-received and “well” funny!
"22.03.2017 07:06:51" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands Airport: £1m counterfeit goods seized Border Force officers staged the operation earlier this month and found 8,100 items. Discoveries made in the space of three days
"22.03.2017 06:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale in shops now - and this edition includes:
• Police patrols stepped up in part of Loughborough
• Chance to speak out on masterplan for the town's future
• Pride of Charnwood picture special
• Latest on
"21.03.2017 21:52:00" loughboroughecho.net 'Smishing' scam: What you need to know Folk have been warned to stop and think in case they get caught out by a new text message scam known as “smishing”. Best be extra careful with texts from your bank
"21.03.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Five star Loughborough Lightning top the league On Saturday night an unchanged starting line-up meant Lightning were able to pick up where they left off from last week's game against Wasps. No stopping Lightning at the moment...
"21.03.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Pride of Charnwood Awards 2017 - winners announced "It was amazing that there are this many fantastic teenagers living in Charnwood and the difference that they make." VIDEO: The Pride of Charnwood Awards 2017 took place last week - take at look at who won what!
"21.03.2017 18:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Allsopps Tip Open Space ideas wanted From 6pm-7.30pm, locals are invited to the Loughborough Carillion Cricket Club, off Moor Lane, to discuss how the council could make better use of the open space off Little Moor Lane, known as 'Allsopps Tip Open Space'. Residents and community groups are asked to attend a meeting tomorrow tonight to discuss what could be done to improve an area of open space in Loughborough.
"21.03.2017 18:30:05" loughboroughecho.net Woman jailed for life in attempted murder acid attack trial Katie Leong, 52, had formed a relationship with 31-year-old Daniel Rotariu who lived in the same shared house in Turner Road, Leicester. “It is hard to adequately describe the horror and brutality of what was done to him."
"21.03.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Young Innovators competition: Benefits revealed The exciting Canyon Crossing Challenge tasks primary school children with designing and building a bridge using materials from a given list, which can carry up to 12kg whilst minimising the weight of construction. Judge speaks out about the benefits of the competition
"21.03.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Police concerned for welfare of missing Loughborough woman Jean Fuller, 68, was reported missing from the Sharpley Road area of Loughborough yesterday morning (Monday, March 20). Can you help find missing Jean?
"21.03.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Inspector Morse author Colin Dexter dies Mr Dexter died at his home in Oxford this morning (Tuesday, March 21), his publisher Macmillan has said. “With immense sadness, MacMillan announces the death of Colin Dexter who died peacefully at his home in Oxford this morning.”
"21.03.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Nearly 50 pieces of jewellery and car stolen in Hathern burglary Officers are trying to trace the items which were taken from the property sometime between 6.15pm on Wednesday, March 1 and 10am the following morning. Police say much of the jewellery has sentimental value
"21.03.2017 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net British Superbike stars set for pre-season test at Donington Park Fans will have unrivalled access to the stars of the series with an open paddock throughout the day, while a free of charge pit walk will take place during the lunch break scheduled from 1.15pm. Great opportunity for BSB fans at Donington Park
"21.03.2017 10:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Armed robbery in Measham Three men approached the two victims and threatened them with a weapons before making off with a quantity of money. Three men approached the two victims and threatened them with a weapon before making off with a quantity of money.
"21.03.2017 07:12:37" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough College's culinary prizes haul Fifteen hospitality and catering students from the college faced a staggering 46 events over three days, going head to head with the nation's top young chefs and servers. Fantastic success for young chefs...
"20.03.2017 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough quartet help Riders to BBL Trophy win Riders defend their Trophy title in style with Finals record winning margin. Great win for the Riders....
"20.03.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Chamber of Trade in danger of closing after 95 years It is looking for volunteers for the president, vice president, treasurer and secretary roles. Vacant managerial positions need filling or closure is on the cards
"20.03.2017 17:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Neighbourhood Watch schemes role questioned Members of Neighbourhood Watch schemes in Barrow-upon-Soar and Quorn have raised concerns over the amount of information given by police regarding local crime. Are Neighbourhood Watch schemes working? The Echo spoke with a variety of local groups as concerns have been raised about the current system.
"20.03.2017 15:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites Locations in Loughborough, Birstall, Wymeswold and Kegworth have been listed. MOTORISTS, have you seen this week's list of mobile safety camera locations? Definitely worth a quick read of the list!
"20.03.2017 14:03:30" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed murder: two men appear in court Timothy Smith, 45, who is originally from Oxfordshire but had moved to Tamworth, was found in a silver Ford Focus on an industrial estate off Gelders Hall Road at around 9pm on Thursday (March 16).
"20.03.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Outcomes of court cases revealed Here is the latest collection of court hearings revealed. Who has been In the Courts?
"20.03.2017 10:01:01" loughboroughecho.net Casualty cut out of vehicle after collision with M1 barrier Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service received a call just after 5.30pm alerting them to the incident on the northbound carriageway of the motorway between junction 22 for Coalville and junction 23 for Loughborough and Shepshed.
"20.03.2017 08:30:10" Timeline Photos ON you way to work? Beware of queues northbound on the M1 after junction 23 (Loughborough) towards junction 24a (Castle Donington).
There are also massive queues (pictured) in Castle Donington at the moment, with Severn Trent Water working on Station
"20.03.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Fascinating images taken by readers Here are some more interesting photos taken by our talented readers. Check out the latest batch of pictures by Echo readers
"20.03.2017 07:15:11" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed murder - two people charged They will appear before magistrates this morning (Monday, March 20). Victim's father pays tribute to his son...
"19.03.2017 20:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Home on the market for £2.25m Property of the week Check out the property with our video photo gallery...
"19.03.2017 16:02:00" loughboroughecho.net Former NASA astronaut to meet National Space Centre visitors A veteran of four space flights, he has logged over 1,040 hours in space. He was a mission specialist on STS-65 (July 8-23, 1994), STS-70 (July 13-22, 1995), STS-83 (April 4-8, 1997) and STS-94 (July 1-17, 1997). Amazing opportunity for space enthusiasts
"19.03.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net WWI soldiers' lives - and deaths - revealed Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and a small number of researchers from the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, we continue to look back at more of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in March 1917. Paying tribute for the ultimate sacrifice
"18.03.2017 20:53:00" loughboroughecho.net Want to drive a stunt car? Now you can... The theme of this year's Donington Historic Festival is 'get involved', with spectators invited to get behind the wheel or in the passenger seat for a once-in-a-lifetime driving experience. Great event for motor enthusiasts...
"18.03.2017 19:51:01" loughboroughecho.net The wife stopped giving me jobs after I flooded the downstairs My neighbour has a black belt seventh dan in DIY The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"18.03.2017 18:00:03" loughboroughecho.net The Voice auditions at Loughborough venue Following the show's move from BBC to ITV, the live finals of the sixth series are currently airing on the channel with judges Tom Jones, Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Hudson, will.i.am and Gavin Rossdale. Auditions in Loughborough for the next series...
"18.03.2017 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Nine vehicles broken into on one night crime spree The one-night crime spree took place in the early hours of Wednesday, March 1 when thieves targeted vehicles in Brick Kiln Lane, Conway Drive, Lansdowne Road and Woodlands Drive. Police are looking at CCTV footage in bid to track culprits
"18.03.2017 11:59:00" loughboroughecho.net Donington Park's Forbidden Forest rave returns Billed as 'a series of unique forest music events', Forbidden Forest uses the amazing landscape of Donington Park forest as its backdrop to create a truly one-of-a-kind festival experience that keeps people coming back. Will you be going to this event?
"17.03.2017 22:04:00" loughboroughecho.net TV presenter Timmy Mallett's artwork on display in Leicester As the paint is drying on Timmy Mallett's artwork, we catch up with him to discuss art, Wacaday and his love of the Leicestershire countryside… Exhibition of artwork will start later this month...
"17.03.2017 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Man jailed for circulating naked image of 15-year-old girl The 19-year-old sent the image to the victim's family and a friend in an attempt to prompt contact with her. The 19-year-old has also been given a Sexual Harm Prevention Order for 10 years.
"17.03.2017 18:00:32" loughboroughecho.net Staff sickness levels cost Leicestershire County Council £4m And Charnwood Borough Council, which has around 440 FTE employees, has a target of 7.5 sick days per FTE post but at the end of 2015/16 it was at 10.4 days per person. The costs of sickness are revealed in latest statistics
"17.03.2017 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Ex BBC Radio Leicester presenters deny indecent assault charges Julie Wadsworth, 59, and her 69-year-old husband, from Broughton Astley, who also deny outraging public decency, will stand trial in May. The couple are due to stand trial in May
"17.03.2017 14:38:08" loughboroughecho.net Car insurance renewal: Price rise tips A rise of up to £75 a year is set to impact on car insurance premiums in Loughborough following a government ruling. Tips on how to get a good deal this year..
"17.03.2017 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed murder: police seek two men seen running from scene The victim was found dying in a car in an industrial estate off Gelders Hall Road shortly before 9pm last night (Thursday, March 16). Did you see anything suspicious last night that could help police?
"17.03.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Half Marathon just weeks away The half marathon is in its sixth year and runners are invited to take part in the event that supports domestic abuse charity Living Without Abuse (LWA). Are you taking part in this year's event?
"17.03.2017 10:20:55" The Loughborough Later Life event has started at Fearon Hall and runs until 3pm today. A variety of charities and organisations are here to show services on offer for older people. Sessions on specialist subjects will also be taking place throughout the
"17.03.2017 09:05:17" loughboroughecho.net Hotel extension is given the green light The hotel has also been given permission to expand its function room, construct a new nursery building and convert the nursery's current premises into office space. Scheme given the green light by councillors
"17.03.2017 08:28:36" loughboroughecho.net Murder inquiry launched in Shepshed Man found last night Detectives would like to hear from anyone in the area at the time
"17.03.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough, Charnwood crime figures revealed The statistics, published on the police.uk website, show the highest concentration of reported offences to be in the Loughborough Central ward, which covers much of the town centre, both the university and college campuses, and the Ashby Road estates. A round-up of the latest-released crime figures for the Echo area
"16.03.2017 21:52:01" loughboroughecho.net Top 50 moving priorities for homebuyers A new study of 2,000 adults who have moved house reveals the top 50 things people tend to think about when changing address. What would your main priorities be when moving house?
"16.03.2017 21:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Town clinch vital win LOUGHBOROUGH TOWN HOCKEY CLUB ROUND-UP Fantastic win for Loughborough Town Men's 1st XI
"16.03.2017 18:50:18" loughboroughecho.net Maisy, 8, to the rescue of injured worker And what makes it even more impressive is that the Loughborough youngster is the first person to receive this award in the past five years. Maisy to the rescue!
"16.03.2017 18:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Man (17) arrested in Loughborough on firearm and assault charges The man remains in police custody following the arrest yesterday (Wednesday, March 15). An Echo reader spotted seven police vehicles attending the incident...
"16.03.2017 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University staff's Brexit offer “One of university's strengths is its diversity. Our staff and students from around the world are highly valued" Residence cards offer by the university for staff concerned about Brexit
"16.03.2017 15:45:10" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University smashes stem cell record “The donors who were recruited today will offer hope and a chance of life to patients in need of a transplant for decades to come – a truly lifesaving legacy.” Another reason to be proud of Loughborough! Well done to everyone that was involved, "there's no doubt that lives will be saved as a result.”
"16.03.2017 14:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Concerns aired over Tommee Tippee product The Perfect Prep Machine was investigated by the BBC's watchdog programme last year over claims that the filter was not purifying water properly. You might want to check this out if you or someone you know has this product
"16.03.2017 13:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Art event for Children of Fiji The couple have built bridges, schools, medical centres and lots more as part of the charity and all virtually by themselves. Hazel Lale, well known for her books on art, Kerri Pratt (pictured), who has held the title of Artist of the Year, Mall Galleries, Jonathan Vickers and many more will be in attendance.
"16.03.2017 12:45:33" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire fire service promotional video Following the launch of Leicestershire Fire and Rescue's Inspirational To Aspirational wholetime recruitment campaign, the force has now released a brand new supporting promotional video made by Loughborough's Affixxius Films. VIDEO: A Loughborough film company has worked with local people to create a new promotional video for the service.
"16.03.2017 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Luxury Loughborough student house plans withdrawn Currently they are two large mid-terraced dwellings, with a combined nine bedrooms but an extension to the house would create three more bedrooms. Luxury student house is on hold
"15.03.2017 20:59:01" loughboroughecho.net Burnell strikes gold in Abu Dhabi In what promised to be one of the most challenging and competitive events on the calendar, Burnell took the top step of the podium at Emirates Palace Bay on Saturday. Perfect start to the season for Loughborough swimmer
"15.03.2017 19:49:41" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough men's trek to China is underway Baca works with young people who are seeking asylum having arrived in the UK with no family or support. An epic journey to the other side of the globe
"15.03.2017 19:45:18" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera list Locations in Birstall, Wymeswold and Kegworth are included on the list. MOTORISTS: Here's this week's list of mobile safety camera locations in and around Loughborough
"15.03.2017 17:30:02" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University's £40m student accommodation plan approved Building work will start in August 2017, with completion scheduled for September 2019. Work scheduled to start this August
"15.03.2017 16:04:46" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough house fire - family had to evacuate their home “The fire was at the rear and was endangering the property." They escaped through their ground floor window
"15.03.2017 15:07:46" loughboroughecho.net Fairfield's pride as new £8m expansion opens The new development at the Leicester Road school in Loughborough was opened on Friday, March 10, by Simon Timson, a former pupil and now performance director at the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) and British Tennis, as school governors and the Mayor and Official opening of new development
"15.03.2017 14:02:42" loughboroughecho.net You hoped it was true, and now it seems it is! The moment you drop your piece of pizza on the floor and you quickly pick it up and put it back on your plate to eat because the 'five second' rule applied, right? Scientists back the 'five second' rule...
"15.03.2017 11:55:32" loughboroughecho.net Running challenge for donor search for Lucy (6) The pair will don vests designed by Lucy to raise awareness of live donors and encourage people to get tested to see if they can become one. Runners are putting their best feet forward in this heartwarming story
"15.03.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net British Touring Car Championship launch open to public tomorrow The launch at Donington Park will offer the first glimpses of the new cars and driver line-ups for the year ahead, as the entire field descends on the Leicestershire circuit for important media work in the morning, before a vital four hour testing session Get down to Donington Park tomorrow afternoon to see the new cars in action...
"15.03.2017 09:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide Find something to do locally this coming week with our handy online guide. What's on over the next seven days...
"15.03.2017 07:11:57" loughboroughecho.net Best Spring floral display contest launched The competition is being launched from today (Wednesday, March 15) and is open to front gardens and any home floral display, including window boxes, that can be seen by passer-bys. Will you be entering your garden?
"15.03.2017 06:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale today - and our edition includes:
• Closure fears for the oldest voice of Loughborough's businesses
• A massive cash injection to the infrastructure of the Garendon Park site
• Pair embark on epic 4,700
"14.03.2017 21:52:00" loughboroughecho.net WIN: Tickets to Kirstie Allsopp's Handmade Fair Your chance to win tickets to this interesting event later this year. There are just a few days left for you to enter our competition to win tickets to the Handmade Fair.
We've teamed up with The Handmade Fair to give 10 lucky readers the chance to win a pair of entry tickets to Kirstie Allsopp's Handmade Fair in
"14.03.2017 21:01:03" loughboroughecho.net Four-midable Lightning win again LIGHTNING fans were treated to a thrilling spectacle on Saturday when Loughborough clinched a 57-44 victory over Midlands rivals Wasps, to claim their fourth win in a row. Lightning maintain perfect start to the new season
"14.03.2017 19:24:51" We're here live at the Pride of Charnwood Awards 2017, just waiting for all the nominees to arrive at the Oscars themed night.
There are six awards to be handed out tonight
- The caring for others award
- The creativity award
- The helping the community
"14.03.2017 19:17:44" We're here live at the Pride of Charnwood Awards 2017, just waiting for all the nominees to arrive at the Oscars themed night.
There are six awards to be handed out tonight
- The caring for others award
- The creativity award
- The helping the community
"14.03.2017 18:55:01" loughboroughecho.net Stores cutting petrol prices tomorrow So it looks like consumers will benefit from the trio of retailers battling it out. If you are thinking of filling up tonight, perhaps hang on until the morning if possible....
"14.03.2017 18:00:39" loughboroughecho.net Quorn Medical Centre refused planning permission The centre, in Station Road, had submitted a planning application to Charnwood Borough Council seeking permission to extend the building upwards to provide second floor accommodation. Expansion plans are scuppered
"14.03.2017 16:54:43" loughboroughecho.net Basshunter to DJ in Loughborough That's right, the brains behind club bangers such as Now You're Gone and All I Ever Wanted is going to be at Loughborough Students' Union on Wednesday, March 15. That's right, the brains behind club bangers such as Now You're Gone and All I Ever Wanted is going to be in Loughborough tomorrow.
"14.03.2017 14:45:32" loughboroughecho.net Character Weekend at Cadbury World Visitors can also catch the characters in action in the 4D Chocolate Adventure zone – an interactive cinema experience complete with motion seats. LEISURE: Here's an idea for something to do with the family this weekend
"14.03.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Barrow-upon-Soar bridge - Network Rail hold information event The event will give residents the chance to find out more about repairs which have taken place to Grove Lane bridge, and will also inform them of future work that is planned to take place. Residents can find out more at this meeting tomorrow
"14.03.2017 10:06:44" loughboroughecho.net Coalville collision - man taken to hospital Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Services said that they received an emergency call at 8.51pm. A car and a motorcycle were involved in this collision in Coalville
"14.03.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Arrested on suspicion of attempted murder After leaving the scene, a vehicle was damaged when a car was deliberately driven at someone. The injured man in this incident is due to have surgery this week
"14.03.2017 07:28:16" loughboroughecho.net Woodhouse Eaves Scouts scoop £100,000 for dream hut The Building Futures competition, backed by chief Scout Bear Grylls, invited groups across the country to design their ideal meeting place with the chance of winning the funds to build it. VIDEO: See the moment they learned this fantastic news!
"13.03.2017 19:55:33" loughboroughecho.net Video: Loughborough Revolution's Zoo Party VIDEO GALLERY: A Zoo Party was held at a Loughborough nightspot
"13.03.2017 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Belton collision - casualty escapes from overturned car One appliance from Shepshed Fire Station was called to the scene, and when services arrived at 10.56pm, the casualty involved in the crash had self rescued themselves from the vehicle before the arrival of the fire service. Fire crews were called to this incident at the weekend
"13.03.2017 18:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood using £930,000 reserves for budget plans The council also agreed to raise its share of Council Tax by 9p a week for a Band D property - a rise of £5 (4.67 per cent) to £112.09 which will come into place on April 1. Charnwood sets out its budget for the coming year
"13.03.2017 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Long Whatton and Diseworth roadworks rearranged to begin this week The works will take place from Tuesday, March 14 for two days and the road will be closed for the safety of the travelling public whilst patching works are undertaken. ROADWORKS: These planned works were meant to start on March 6, but due to unforeseen circumstances they have been rearranged to begin this week.
"13.03.2017 15:01:01" loughboroughecho.net Belton car fire - crews called to farm near Belton Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Services told the Echo that they believe the car fire was caused because of an electrical fault. A Vauxhall Vectra car was found on fire at the scene.
"13.03.2017 14:01:03" loughboroughecho.net De Lisle hosts launch of play educating young people on extremism More than 17,000 teenagers from around 60 schools will watch the 40 minute performance over the next seven weeks. The play features both religious and far-right political extremism
"13.03.2017 13:05:35" loughboroughecho.net Arsonists target car in Loughborough A spokesperson for Leicestershire Fire Services said that they had received several calls to the fire, and said that at the moment the cause of the fire was believed to have been deliberate. This fire is under investigation
"13.03.2017 12:02:45" loughboroughecho.net Leicester court hearing outcomes revealed Here is the latest batch of court cases. More of the latest court hearings outcomes revealed
"13.03.2017 10:45:48" loughboroughecho.net Lorry overturned on Granite Way The Echo contacted Leicestershire Police just after 10.30am and was told a lorry had overturned on the road. An overturned lorry is blocking a carriageway in Mountsorrel and is expected to take a couple of hours to clear up.
"13.03.2017 10:25:50" MOTORISTS: An overturned HGV is believed to be blocking Granite Way, Mountsorrel. Traffic appears to be moving slowly.
"13.03.2017 08:10:01" loughboroughecho.net More cash for Madeleine McCann police search Madeleine disappeared from the family's holiday apartment in Praia da Luz in Portugal in May 2007 aged three. Police investigation into Maddie's disappearance is extended
"13.03.2017 07:36:46" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Interesting subjects captured in images More fascinating photographs captured by our readers. VIDEO GALLERY: See the latest batch of interesting readers' photos
"12.03.2017 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Hayfever: When are you likely to start suffering? There are various pollens throughout the year that can affect you - take a peek at our handy guide. Already sneezing?
"12.03.2017 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed Drill Hall being sold for £2m Shepshed historian Michael Wortley has compiled a history of the site which begins in 1914 when the drill hall was built, probably by Atkin Brothers Ltd, of Shepshed. History behind town building
"12.03.2017 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Who is building what and where near you The latest planning applications in Charnwood The plans are in
"12.03.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Quorn children backing marathon effort for charity “I wanted to do something different for a young persons' charity and after spotting VICTA's logo on the marathon website and reading the stories, I decided to support them.” Ian Boyd to run in London
"12.03.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fallen Loughborough soldiers' tales revealed Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and a small number of researchers from the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, we look back at some of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in March 1917. Those who paid the ultimate sacrifice
"11.03.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Guide to new tax-free childcare scheme Before adding the extra money to your budget sheet, check whether you eligible. It's good idea to check this out
"11.03.2017 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Top award for Shepshed soldier The former Hind Leys College pupil was presented with his prize as part of a passing out parade from the college in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. "Knowing friends are watching out for you"
"11.03.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Pat completes epic Yukon challenge And what's more impressive is that this isn't her first time tackling the challenge, and she completed this year's trial with next to no training and a gold handbag! Can't help but admire
"11.03.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Top role at historic London theatre landed by Fiona Fiona studied in the English and drama department whilst at Loughborough University, graduating with a first-class degree in drama in 2009. Great move for graduate
"10.03.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Sky TV discounts - how to grab them Help is at hand - as there is a relatively easy way to get a discount on Sky TV without having to jump through too many hoops. This is very handy
"10.03.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the week John German say that rarely does a house of this quality come to the market and internal viewing is a must. East Leake home
"10.03.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Another Loughborough pub demolished after plans approved Now, council officers have granted permission for the development under delegated powers, despite objections from local residents who claimed the flats would result in a loss of privacy and that the pub was a heritage asset and should be preserved. Time called on pub
"10.03.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Ashby man died from stab wounds, post mortem reveals A woman who was found inside the property suffering from serious stab wounds remains in a critical condition in hospital having been air lifted from the scene.
"10.03.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Papa John's bid to stay open until 4am - seven days a week Slight increase in noise will not be prevalent and will not be a greater than the current level of background noise at this site. Fancy an early morning pizza?
"10.03.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough student's app for leisure time Loughborough College student Lee Quinn is the brains behind Capacity; an app that aims to let users know instantly how busy a venue is if they are planning a restaurant meal with family or a night out at a bar with friends. That's a pretty handy and homegrown too!
"10.03.2017 15:45:33" loughboroughecho.net Spit Happens: Stem cell donor event On Wednesday, March 15, there will be multiple sites across the Loughborough campus in which individuals aged 16-30 can complete a short form, provide a saliva sample and join the register. "We are both grateful beyond words that our donors, both strangers, gave this incredible gift to save our lives.”
"10.03.2017 14:07:19" loughboroughecho.net Leicester murder victim identified A 30-year-old Leicester man, who was arrested on Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of murder, remains in custody where he is being questioned by detectives.
"10.03.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Tower of London Beefeater retires after 20 years Phil was born in Loughborough General Hospital in Baxter Gate and attended Garendon High School before joining the Coldstream Guards as a boy tailor in 1965. Town lad was also honoured in New Year Honours
"10.03.2017 10:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Boy in Hathern Road collision A Leicestershire Police spokesperson told the Echo earlier today: “We received a call at 8.26am this morning to a report a nine-year-old had been in a collision with a car on Hathern Road." Nine-year-old in collision with car on main road in Shepshed
"10.03.2017 10:10:00" loughboroughecho.net Female rescued from Whitwick embankment after spinal injury One engine from Coalville Station, another from Ashby Station and a Rope Rescue Unit from Southern Station attended the scene. The casualty was taken to Leicester Royal Infirmary after yesterday's incident
"10.03.2017 09:29:02" loughboroughecho.net Man's body discovered in Ashby house - woman in stable condition A young child was also found inside the house but she was unharmed and is currently being cared for by relatives. Detectives say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the incident
"10.03.2017 07:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Work starts on Loughborough flats site next to Cineworld An artist's impression of what the development will look like once work is completed have been released. Another new flats site in Loughborough town centre is underway
"09.03.2017 22:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Using apps for fast food payments: Is it illegal while using your car? It may seem strange, but using the quick pay apps on your mobile could, in theory, get you into trouble with the law. Next time you roll up to the fast food drive-thru, be prepared....
"09.03.2017 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Athletics Club's England competitors Teenagers Tre Thomas and Ben Higgins travelled to the National Indoor Athletics Centre in Cardiff to represent England in the events. Pair in action representing their country
"09.03.2017 20:00:32" loughboroughecho.net TV stars at Loughborough Comic-Con event A number of famous faces have been announced for the event later this year. Various TV stars being lined up for this exciting Loughborough event
"09.03.2017 18:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Midlands Connect: Junction 19-23 improvements early priority It identifies a series of road and rail projects and aims to boost the Midlands economy by £5bn per annum by 2040. The strategy outlines plans to upgrade transport connections around Loughborough which includes making improvements between junction 19-23 on the M1.
"09.03.2017 18:00:25" loughboroughecho.net Derby favourite to play in Danny Wilkinson charity match Last September, Danny Wilkinson, former Loughborough University student and popular member of the football club, collapsed while playing for Shaw Lane FC and sadly passed away. An apt tribute to a young football player
"09.03.2017 16:00:22" loughboroughecho.net Celebrating Holi at Twycross Zoo The visitor attraction will mark India's most energetic and vibrant holiday to acknowledge the rich diversity of South Asian heritage and culture in the UK today. LEISURE: Zoo is celebrating the Holi festival - and being colourful gets you a discount!
"09.03.2017 15:00:25" loughboroughecho.net Stores issue new product recalls to shoppers Tesco, Poundworld and John Lewis are warning shoppers about a variety of products they may have purchased. It's probably worth checking your kitchen shelves
"09.03.2017 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicester murder: victim died from stab wound The man was found shortly after midnight on the city-bound carriageway of London Road, which was closed for much of yesterday to enable a detailed examination of the scene to take place. More updates from this on-going investigation..
"09.03.2017 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Midlands Engine Strategy: £12m for Loughborough road connections The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has been allocated £25.87m from the Government in the latest round of Local Growth Deal funding. A total of £12m will be invested to improve road connections in and around Loughborough.
"09.03.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net New speed camera locations revealed The county council's ruling cabinet will consider the introduction of cameras in four villages and on three key main and rural routes. More speed cameras may be on the way....
"09.03.2017 10:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Bradgate Park's plea following deer deaths The request for immediate action comes following an increase in deer chases and two unexplained deaths of red deer calves. Dog walkers urged to keep their dogs on a lead after two deer calves were found dead.
"09.03.2017 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Lidl store plan still to be decided A planning application to build the superstore on land in Loughborough was first received by the council in September last year. Did you wonder what was happening with this superstore application?
"08.03.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Superstitious residents don't want to move into unlucky No. 13 Charnwood Borough Council is to renumber its sheltered housing units that are currently No. '13' due to superstitious residents. Would you move into No. 13?
"08.03.2017 20:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Adam Peaty wins gold in Indianapolis The world and Olympic champion clocked a time of 58.86 seconds to take the title with the fastest time ever recorded on American soil. More medal glory for Adam
"08.03.2017 19:00:15" loughboroughecho.net Fly-tipper fined for dumping kitchen fitting waste Officers went to the site and found a sink, kitchen unit doors, worktops, cooker packaging and other household waste. Builder is caught dumping waste from his job
"08.03.2017 17:55:34" loughboroughecho.net Leicester death: murder enquiry launched The victim was taken to hospital where he was subsequently pronounced dead. New developments in this tragic case
"08.03.2017 17:00:44" loughboroughecho.net Thieves steal blue lights off emergency vehicle 'I decided to become a medical first responder last year to give something back to the community.' You really do have to wonder sometimes
"08.03.2017 16:00:16" loughboroughecho.net Auditions for Shakespeare play taking place in Quorn “Shakespeare plays don't offer many female roles so, to give the girls more opportunity, the male characters in Comedy of Errors are to be played by women. And the female characters will be played by men." Fancy putting your acting skills to the test?
"08.03.2017 14:45:30" loughboroughecho.net REVIEW: LAOS Rock of Ages The musical left me, and I'm sure many others, singing 1980s rock songs all the way home. "Overall a brilliant show with a brilliant cast - it will make you wish you were born in a different era"
"08.03.2017 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Police concerned about the welfare of missing Naomi Naomi, 28, was reported missing from the Cordelia Close area of Leicester. Can you help find Naomi?
"08.03.2017 13:00:09" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough public order incident may have involved knife According to Leicestershire Police, no one was injured but it is believed that a knife may have been seen during the incident. Police need your help to identify this man
"08.03.2017 12:00:46" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough bell foundry to cast centenary bell for Lions Club Once the bell has been cast it is to be installed in the Lions section of the National Arboretum which is near Lichfield, Staffordshire. Great news for our town's bell foundry
"08.03.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough van involved in suspected arson attack One fire engine from Loughborough Station was rushed to the scene. This happened in the early hours of this morning..
"08.03.2017 10:34:00" loughboroughecho.net Man dies after being found injured in Leicester road this morning Police believe he may have been the victim of a non-stop collision. The deceased may have been the victim of a hit and run, according to police
"08.03.2017 10:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide Find out what's happening in Loughborough and the surrounding area this week. Want to find something to do this week? Here are some ideas
"08.03.2017 09:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough named world's best sporting university The new sport ranking is based on surveying academic staff that declare a speciality in the subject, and employers who seek to employ graduates that specialize in the discipline. Yes, you read this right - Loughborough is the best in the world!