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"11.12.2016 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough soldies' tales are revealed Another fascinating insight into the lives - and deaths - of soldiers from Loughborough a century ago. Paying tribute for the ultimate sacrifice...
"10.12.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Who is building what and where in Charnwood The latest planning applications Is anything being built in your neighbourhood?
"10.12.2016 19:45:00" loughboroughecho.net LAOS take on the Mannequin Challenge Members of the Loughborough Amateur Operatic Society (LAOS) took time out from rehearsal to take on the Mannequin Challenge. VIDEO: Members of the Loughborough Amateur Operatic Society strike a pose as part of the latest viral challenge - and we think it rocks!
"10.12.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Top security tips from Santa Paws! Get Christmas all wrapped up with top security tips from Santa Paws! Don't let thieves ruin your Christmas...
"10.12.2016 12:08:00" loughboroughecho.net Medieval banquet planned in Mountsorrel The Mountsorrel Community Team, the village's volunteer action group, is hosting a “totally inaccurate historical evening” that includes a four course feast and entertainment. Celebrations unveiled for special milestone in 2017
"10.12.2016 08:58:01" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Brewery launch beer for Rainbows Hospice Andrew Reed at Charnwood Brewery said: “This is a completely new venture for us but something we really wanted to do." Will you be trying out Rainbow Fox over Christmas?
"10.12.2016 06:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Dogs Trust changes name to Socks Trust... Last year, Dogs Trust Loughborough received a staggering 259 calls in the weeks following Christmas from new owners wanting to give up their dog. Buy someone a pair of socks for Christmas but not a puppy!
"09.12.2016 21:45:00" loughboroughecho.net I'm A Celebrity's Adam Thomas in Loughborough Adam Thomas is swapping critters for cocktails as he is set to make a guest appearance at Wild Lime Loughborough. FROM THE JUNGLE TO LOUGHBOROUGH! I'm A Celebrity's very own Mr Bushtucker Trial is to host a club night
"09.12.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Sapphires return from Poole clash empty-handed Charnwood were without several key players for this fixture, and had to promote two players from their second team, Abbie Hymass, and Alicia Wood to make their national league debuts. Sapphires finding it tough going in the National League
"09.12.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Cat sanctuary founder wants someone to take over her role Joyce Harris currently cares for around 25 cats at the Loughborough Cat Sanctuary which runs from her home in Albert Place, Loughborough. Do you know someone who could take over this vital role?
"09.12.2016 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Dogs Trust Loughborough's 12 Dogs of Christmas Dogs Trust Loughborough, of Hill Farm, Wide Lane, Wymeswold, has teamed up with the Loughborough Echo to present: 12 dogs of Christmas. Twelve dogs of Christmas: Meet live wire Marely and read his story here. Be sure to follow the links in the story to see the other dogs of Christmas that are all looking for forever homes.
"09.12.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Project aims to tackle stress and anxiety in teens Rina Roy, 18, who is also Leicestershire's Member of Youth Parliament, developed the Side by Side initiative to make a difference to her local community. A worthy project set up by Loughborough teenager
"09.12.2016 11:59:00" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands Airport runway closure allows for charity run The family fun run coincided with the seven-weekend closure of the airport for runway refurbishment and resurfacing work. Did you take advantage of this rare opportunity?
"09.12.2016 11:01:34" loughboroughecho.net Trading standards team issue mattress warning Residents were told that the mattresses were left over from deliveries, but despite being described as new and branded, they were poor quality and in one case a used mattress had been packaged to look like new. Don't be duped by mattress offer!
"09.12.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough landmarks feature in exhibition The calendar, for sale at the gallery for £5, contains images of places in and around Loughborough and Leicestershire, chosen and interpreted by individual artists. An interesting exhibition with town sights recreated by artists
"08.12.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Curtain sided lorry thefts arrests 'Operation Barric' was set up in response to an increase in lorries being attack at lorry parks and laybys. Police operation targets thefts from lorries
"08.12.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough draw after last gasp heroics Loughborough 1st XV made the short trip up the A50 to Melbourne RFC for their latest outing in the league and returned with honours even after a dramatic finale. Important tackle ensures Loughborough avoid defeat
"08.12.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Woman dies in North West Leicestershire crash Emergency services were called following reports of a collision involving a grey Ford Fiesta and a silver coloured transit van. Thoughts go out to the woman's family and friends
"08.12.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Extra beds for Loughborough homeless this Christmas “We can provide a warm bed, hot meal, breakfast, use of shower facilities and the use of a washing machine plus, hopefully, a memorable Christmas." Extra help for Loughborough's homeless at Christmas time
"08.12.2016 18:00:36" loughboroughecho.net X Factor judge's surprise visit to curry house It was an unexpected but pleasant surprise for the restaurant staff. Bet this was a bit of a surprise when he walked through the door!
"08.12.2016 17:39:16" Drivers heading north on the A6 from Loughborough beware - there is disruption both ways at the A6006 Zouch Road, Hathern,
with slow traffic, because of a traffic light failure, so traffic is heading through the junction from four directions - please do
"08.12.2016 16:37:56" In case you're about to head off on the M1 to the A42, there are reports of disruption between the M1 Leicestershire and J14 A453 Castle Donington on the A42, with one lane closed and slow traffic on A42 southbound, because of a broken down coach.
"08.12.2016 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Dogs Trust's 12 dogs of Christmas Dogs Trust Loughborough, of Hill Farm, Wide Lane, Wymeswold, has teamed up with the Loughborough Echo to present: 12 dogs of Christmas. Our third dog of Christmas is Kingston who was found as a stray and is looking for a forever home. Read his story here and check out the other homeless hounds we have featured by following the links at the bottom of the story.
"08.12.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bob Dylan to play in Nottingham next year At the Motorpoint Arena in May Don't Think Twice... go book your tickets
"08.12.2016 14:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Judy Murray serves up an ace workshop Delivering her Tennis On The Road workshop alongside lead coach Kris Soutar, Judy put student coaches through their paces and the day drew to a close with a question and answer session. Andy Murray's mum was offering up a few tips in Loughborough
"08.12.2016 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Chai's Friday peace event This Friday (December 9), Charnwood Chai is inviting members of the community to Fearon Hall, of Rectory Road, Loughborough, to discuss peace in different faiths over a warm brew. Charnwood community to get together to discuss peace over a cuppa
"08.12.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Review: Cinderella at Loughborough Town Hall Packed with toe-tapping music from Downton to Dirty Dancing and spellbinding effects with inevitably the inclusion of the customary mayhem Review: Cinders is certainly going to the ball....
"08.12.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Crack cocaine shared like a round of drinks Rfakat Ali (41) was caught with the Class A drug by chance when the police went to a house in Loughborough looking for someone else. Offender was caught with crack-cocaine
"08.12.2016 09:52:02" loughboroughecho.net M1 opens after HGV collision The northbound carriageway was closed between Lutterworth and Leicester, junction 20 and junction 21, after two heavy goods vehicles were involved in a road traffic collision. Approximately 80 litres of diesel spilled onto the northbound carriageway
"08.12.2016 09:11:41" Timeline Photos Drivers watch out, there are going to be some big queues on your way to work this morning. An accident on Snells Nook Lane, Loughborough has caused delays this morning and the A512 is partially blocked. According to Area Traffic Control the delays are all
"08.12.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Echo: Loughborough and Shepshed news Loughborough Echo for news, sport, what's on, lifestyle, video and pictures for Loughborough and Shephed An act of kindness prompts another kind act
"07.12.2016 22:00:00" Does this sound like something you would like to help with?
"07.12.2016 20:59:01" loughboroughecho.net Youngster takes first step on road to the Olympics Ellie Spokes (13), who attends Rawlins Academy, has dwarfism, and trains with Loughborough Town swimming club and the Leicester Sharks swimming club for 10 hours a week. Teenager hoping to make it to the very top of her sport
"07.12.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Six months jail for poppy tin theft Jamie Orchard, aged 31, of William Lyon Court in Bridge Street, indicated a plea of guilty to theft at Leicester Magistrates' Court on Saturday, November 19. Poppy tin thief is jailed
"07.12.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Barrow-upon-Soar police incident - reports of rescue teams in canal Leicestershire Police said that officers were called just after 6pm on Tuesday, December 6, after concerns of the welfare of a man. This incident was spotted by a passer-by
"07.12.2016 17:01:42" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police's Christmas safety tips revealed In the run up to Christmas and into the New Year Leicestershire Police will be publishing social media messages on a different theme each day to help prevent crime during the festive period. Here's how to stay safe this Christmas
"07.12.2016 16:11:41" loughboroughecho.net LIVE: M1 crash closes lanes in both directions NewsLive: M1 crash affecting traffic in both directions ShareByDavid GodsallUpdated15:49, 7 DEC 2016News ShareTraffic chaos expected as crash sparks M1 closures.15:49M1 traffic severe delaysTHERE are severe traffic problems on the northbound and Severe delays on M1 in both directions today after a crash
"07.12.2016 15:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Dogs Trust's 12 dogs of Christmas Dogs Trust Loughborough, of Hill Farm, Wide Lane, Wymeswold, has teamed up with the Loughborough Echo to present: 12 dogs of Christmas. Meet our second dog of Christmas... clever chap Blake! Read all about him and be sure to follow the link in the story to check out yesterday's featured pooch Callie.
"07.12.2016 14:45:01" loughboroughecho.net F.T.Gibbet's SongStarz at Shepshed High School SongStarz is adapted from F.T's series of books which follow a girlband, who become secret agents, as they travel the world in the SongStarz competition whilst battling the forces of T.O.A.D. “I'm very aware of the struggles schools have with funding for arts education. I wanted to create something really easy."
"07.12.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Weird and wonderful Christmas traditions... The Tio de Nadal is a Yule log of outrageous ridiculousness – a hollow bit of wood adorned with a happy face is brought out in Catalonia and Aragon on December 8. Had you heard of any these traditions before?
"07.12.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Revolution Nightclub on December 3 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in a video photo gallery Do you recognise anyone in our latest video photo gallery?
"07.12.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Snibston museum site plans revealed The museum was demolished after its closure by the council, but now proposals to revamp the whole site have been outlined. What do you think about the plans for the site?
"07.12.2016 11:31:45" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Sports Awards 2016 - stars honoured at special night Trophies were awarded for a host of different accolades including Team of the Year, Senior Sportsperson of the Year, Junior Sportsperson of the Year and Club of the Year. Charnwood's sporting stars were recognised at the annual awards night
"07.12.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Closures affecting M1 near Loughborough tonight Best to plan ahead in case of any delays. Might be worth planning ahead....
"07.12.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bumper events guide for Charnwood There's plenty happening in Loughborough and Charnwood this coming week. Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"07.12.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough MP and PM's expensive trousers - her views As her decision to pose for a photoshoot wearing the £995 trousers raised eyebrows among some Tories, Mrs May said she makes a point of meeting people from across society. What do you think about this trouser debate?
"07.12.2016 07:20:50" loughboroughecho.net Balloons to beat Loughborough burglars - police initiative The campaign is being run by Charnwood Borough Council in partnership with Leicestershire Police and Loughborough University. Making people aware of the dangers of leaving windows open
"07.12.2016 06:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is now on sale - and this edition includes:
• A novel way of warning householders about burglars
• Two-page Santa Fun Run special
• Is it the end of the line for phone boxes in Charnwood?
• Great Central Railway
"06.12.2016 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicester City in Twitter trends for 2016 The Rio Olympics, Donald Trump's election as US president and augmented reality sensation Pokemon Go were the biggest global Twitter trends of 2016, the social media site has revealed. Some interesting facts about tweets this year...
"06.12.2016 20:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Borough Council counts rough sleepers Four teams checked nearly 50 locations across Charnwood during the early hours of Wednesday, November 30 for rough sleepers. “I would like to reassure residents that the borough council ensures that anyone who is genuinely without a home is offered support.”
"06.12.2016 20:33:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University to host Aegon Masters This season ending event is similar to the ATP / WTA Tour Finals, with players qualifying from their performances on the Aegon British Tour throughout the year. It will be the first time Loughborough has staged the event. Event gets underway on Thursday and it's free to watch
"06.12.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Loughborough's Echos Nightclub on December 3 VIDEO: Looks like it was another fun night out at Echos in Loughborough
"06.12.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Village customs are disappearing: Book reveals which ones It tells the story of her youth and the huge sense of community in village life. Fascinating book by local author...
"06.12.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Complaint against Loughborough Echo 'not upheld' It follows a story in the Echo that he had invented a story about a nine-year-old girl with terminal cancer, and had appealed to local people and businesses to donate money in order to pay for her to go on a dream holiday. A ruling has been made following our story earlier this year
"06.12.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net New Charnwood licensing applications revealed The latest applications made to Charnwood Borough Council. Find out what events are being planned in your neighbourhood
"06.12.2016 16:20:38" loughboroughecho.net S Club at Loughborough Students' Union S Club was formed in 1998 and quickly rose to fame by starring in their own BBC television series, Miami 7. Are you ready for an S Club party?
"06.12.2016 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Dogs Trust's 12 dogs of Christmas As Christmas approaches, the charity is keen to remind everyone of their slogan, 'A dog is for life, not just for Christmas' in the hope that 2017 will see fewer four-legged friends without a home. We've teamed up with Loughborough Dogs Trust to introduce homeless hounds living at the centre. Meet energetic Callie, the first of 12 dogs we will be featuring, and read her story.
"06.12.2016 13:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Mamas & Papas recall products Following a series of safety checks, Mamas & Papas have identified a potential safety issue with a number of car seats that were sold through Asda, Tesco, Shop Direct and some independent retailers. Have you got one of these car seats? They could potentially have a safety issue.
"06.12.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough police stop 50 cyclists without lights in one night Earlier on the very same evening, the Echo spotted 18 out of 23 cyclists on the same road, without lights. What do you think about cyclists on the roads without lights?
"06.12.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Photographs by Echo readers More fascinating snaps caught on camera. Take a look at our latest batch of photos by Echo readers
"06.12.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough and Leicester court cases revealed Here are the latest listings of outcomes from courts in Loughborough and Leicester. Who has been up before the courts...
"06.12.2016 07:17:18" loughboroughecho.net Hathern's Christmas Tree Festival on its way Well over 100 exhibitors have lined up to deliver what is definitely one of the most spectacular Christmas Tree Festivals in the area. Are you taking part in this year's event?
"05.12.2016 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on December 1 VIDEO: Another fun night out at a Loughborough nightclub - do you recognise anyone?
"05.12.2016 20:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Steve McFadden at Loughborough Wild Lime Steve McFadden will be at Wild Lime, of Market Street, on Friday, December 16 for a club night based around guilty pleasures. Leave it aaaaht! The actor who plays EastEnders' loveable rogue Phil Mitchell will be in Loughborough next week.
"05.12.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEOS: Loughborough Santa Fun Run - thousands take part in annual run This year, for the first time, Santas dressed in blue took part as Leicester City Football Club and the Foxes Foundation joined in the festivities. VIDEO: This weekend's Santa Fun Run was a great success - see if you can spot yourself or anyone you know here in our videos!
"05.12.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net New radio station replaces Oak FM Mark Foster, managing director said: “I've always been extremely passionate about local towns and communities. I just couldn't bear to see the local station disappear from the dial. Oak FM fans will be delighted
"05.12.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Fog warning to Loughborough motorists The fog looks set to descend at rush hour and is set to last for quite a while. Be careful on the roads later....
"05.12.2016 14:58:05" loughboroughecho.net Maxwell Drive Morrisons reopened today The Maxwell Drive store was closed to the public from 5pm on Saturday (December 3) and all day Sunday (December 4) to carry out final work. The store has undergone significant extensions and renovations over the past few months.
"05.12.2016 11:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera locations The list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland week commencing Monday, December 5. MOTORISTS you will want to read this. Loughborough, Kegworth, Birstall and Rothley are just a few of the places on the list.
"05.12.2016 10:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Beware of more delays on the roads... Delays are likely today on Meadow Lane in Loughborough while scheduled tree trimming takes place for Western Power Distribution - there will be two way signal traffic controls in place. Scheduled work could cause you some delays on the roads
"05.12.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Borough council will have £1.5m deficit in 2017/18 The MTFS is prepared annually and is the key document for medium term financial planning within the authority. Medium term financial strategy approved by council
"05.12.2016 07:56:00" loughboroughecho.net Specials take centre stage on busy night shift On Saturday night (December 3) the specials patrolled all over the county, making a total of 17 arrests and dealing with numerous incidents including a sexual assault, several public order offences and an assault against a police officer. Celebrating 185 years of the special constabulary
"05.12.2016 07:17:24" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough pupils' sponsored walk for Rothley twins William and Arthur were born prematurely in 2012, at just 28 weeks and six days, and when they were 20 months old, they were diagnosed as having Spastic Diplegi. Best foot forward to help Rothley twins...
"04.12.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net The latest planning applications in Charnwood Who is planning to build what near you Check out to see what is planned in your neighbourhood
"04.12.2016 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Bobsleigh sixth spot for Hames This was Adam's very first race piloting a 2-man sled and was aided by brake-man Jordan Smallin (22). Impressive debut in two man sled for Hames
"04.12.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Property of the week Modern detached built in 2007. Check a virtual tour of the property of the week
"04.12.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Age has shown me that many things defy logic “He's popped into a piggin' lap-dancing club again.” The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"04.12.2016 16:07:01" loughboroughecho.net Deserved honours for Macmillan volunteers The partnership with De Montfort University, which involves student and non-student volunteers delivering practical and emotional support in the home to people diagnosed with cancer as well as their carers and loved ones, is the first of its kind in the Families recount how important volunteers were to them
"04.12.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Sanctuary aid to help keep refugees warm Since October the charity has handed out over 50 items of warm clothing to immigrants that have attended the reporting centre in South Street, Loughborough. Welcome help for people in need - extra help always appreciated
"04.12.2016 08:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Work underway on Mountsorrel's new £3.9m Memorial Centre The new facility will offer a hall complete with café, two retail units and smaller rooms for the community. It is hoped the work will be finished by September 2017
"04.12.2016 06:52:01" loughboroughecho.net Alex's Wish charity raises £56,000 via pedal power The charity was set up in 2012 after founder Emma Hallam's son, Alex Hallam, was diagnosed with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. An amazing boost for local charity
"03.12.2016 21:12:01" loughboroughecho.net Success for Loughborough swimmers The 50-strong team saw a host of swimmers record personal best times, achieved county qualifying times and win a significant number of medals. Medal success and several personal bests
"03.12.2016 20:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Don't miss the Loughborough Santa Fun Run this Sunday This year, Leicester City Football Club and the Foxes Foundation will participate. Are you taking part in this popular event?
"03.12.2016 19:02:00" loughboroughecho.net Tales of fallen Loughborough soldiers More fascinating insights into the lives of World War One Loughborough soldiers. Paying tribute for the ultimate sacrifice
"03.12.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Anniversary of Shepshed FA Cup match Looking back to a great fixture Do you remember this great cup run?
"03.12.2016 11:58:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough: World's oldest fruit and veg stall is 131 years old The stall which serves Loughborough University has achieved an amazing milestone. An amazing milestone
"03.12.2016 08:56:00" loughboroughecho.net Empty homes facing extra borough council charges Charnwood Borough Council Cabinet have approved the latest report outlining the introduction of an Empty Homes Premium. Charge aims to bring empty homes back into use
"03.12.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood's first Neighbourhood Plan vote is 'yes' Neighbourhood Plans give communities direct power to develop a shared vision for their neighbourhood and shape the development and growth of their local area. Cropston and Thurcaston villagers vote yes in special ballot
"02.12.2016 21:08:00" loughboroughecho.net Youngster wins world championship gold Finley Louis travelled to San Antonio, Malta and took on competitors at the World Martial Kombat Federation (WMKF) World Championships. Great achievement for Shepshed youngster
"02.12.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough musicians launching album for UNICEF All the funds raised will support UNICEF's work with children in more than 190 countries providing healthcare, water, nutrition, education and protection for children. Musical initiative to hep children across the world
"02.12.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Review: Grease the Musical at the Curve is electrifying! Grease is the word this Christmas at the Curve Theatre as Nikolai Foster directs the production of the smash hit musical set in the late 50s – and the Echo can report from start to end the tale of summer-loving and teenage life at Rydell High is "I challenge anyone to go along and not find the songs, cast and choreography utterly infectious."
"02.12.2016 17:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Dream holiday for Loughborough family Tilly and Poppy Crane, aged 13 and 7, have a range of complex medical needs that have left them both requiring frequent hospital stays. Deserved trip of a lifetime to Disney World on the horizon
"02.12.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Making Christmas easier for a loved one with Dementia Home care provider Helping Hands Loughborough has shared advice for families on how to make Christmas easier for a loved one with Dementia. Some tips to make the festive period a little easier...
"02.12.2016 15:04:21" loughboroughecho.net Download Festival 2017 acts added So far it has been announced that System of a Down, Biffy Clyro and Aerosmith are headlining Download 2017. Exciting news for Download fans...
"02.12.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Young mechatronics whizz in Sweden for EuroSkills competition Sam Hillier, aged 23, has been selected for the elite Team UK at the Biennial EuroSkills Finals - known as the 'Skills Olympics' - in Gothenburg, Sweden.
"02.12.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Weird substance in new £5 notes This might upset vegans who have a new fiver in their wallet or purse.... What do you think about this?
"02.12.2016 09:53:43" loughboroughecho.net Natwest's Coalville branch to close next year The branch, in Belvoir Road, is one of five in the county that will be shut over the coming months. The bank says transactions at the branch have dropped by more than a third...
"02.12.2016 08:45:00" DOWNLOAD FESTIVAL FANS! We have big news coming your way today, be sure to keep checking the Loughborough Echo website.
"02.12.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough fly-tipper caught, fined Council officers tracked down an address where the waste had come from and the occupier said that he had removed it as a favour. Leaving waste by the roadside proved costly for this man
"01.12.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Big Brother wants Loughborough couples to apply Do you have what it takes to survive in the Big Brother house? Could this be your chance to become a reality TV star?
"01.12.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Seventh heaven for Loughborough Foxes The win extended Foxes lead at the top of the table to six points Loughborough Foxes keep on track for promotion
"01.12.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: 1960's footage of Loughborough and Quorn The video footage is a snippet from a longer recording taken by Peter Brookman of Quorn from the 1950s and 60s. VIDEO: This 1960s video received hundreds of views on Remember Loughborough.
"01.12.2016 19:00:14" loughboroughecho.net New Loughborough Town Centre Masterplan being drawn up The current Loughborough Town Centre Masterplan was created by Charnwood Borough Council with the Loughborough Town Team back in 2007. Looking to the future for Loughborough town centre - what do you think the town needs?
"01.12.2016 18:00:02" loughboroughecho.net How to get 19 days off work by using only 9 days of holiday in 2017 Fancy having anextended break in 2017? Here's how.... Here's a trick to get an extended break in 2017 without using too many of your holidays
"01.12.2016 17:02:24" loughboroughecho.net Parking charges at the Outwoods move a step closer Charnwood Borough Council Cabinet met on November 17 and approved the introduction of car parking charges at the Outwoods, subject to undertaking relevant consultation in line with legislation and Council policy. More developments in plans to charge visitors to park at this beauty spot
"01.12.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Track Santa's journey to Loughborough on Christmas Eve The NORAD Santa Tracker is now live, so you can keep track of what Father Christmas is up to on the run-up to the special night. Get in the Christmas spirit - and start tracking Santa's journey from today
"01.12.2016 14:00:05" loughboroughecho.net Review: York, a beautiful city to explore Reporter Liam Coleman took to the streets of York for a weekend break through this historic city. TRAVEL: Find out what the historic city of York has to offer
"01.12.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Win holidays with Jet2holidays advent calendar The package holiday specialist, which operates flights out of East Midlands Airport, has created an Advent calendar with a difference, giving lucky players the chance to win a holiday every day. On the first day of Christmas....
"01.12.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Barrow home burgled - did you see anything suspicious? The house was broken into sometime between 2.45pm and 5.15pm and a number of items were stolen. Jewellery and electrical items were among the items taken...
"01.12.2016 08:46:39" Timeline Photos TRAFFIC WARNING:
There is severe disruption on the M1 northbound at J23a, for the A42, Castle Donington.
The M1 lane is blocked on the entry slip road northbound at J23a A42, because of an abandoned vehicle.
"01.12.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Defrost your car properly or risk not being covered by insurance Police have warned drivers to stay on the right side of the rules as the cold snap continues. If you're scraping the ice off your car this morning, better have a look at this warning from the police
"01.12.2016 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough students' noise complaints drop over past year SARG residents were in agreement with Jonathan's claim. Sounds like good news for Ashby Road residents
"30.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Revolution Nightclub on November 26 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in a video photo gallery Are you featured in our latest video photo gallery?
"30.11.2016 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Steel makes it four wins in a row at Liverpool Taking part in the Liverpool Cross Challenge incorporating the European Cross Country Championships Trials, Steel secured a fourth successive victory at the event to ensure a spot on the British team at Chia in Italy. Great achievement for Charnwood AC star in Liverpool
"30.11.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Plans to allow people into Leicestershire libraries without staff Job risk questions with the council's plans to help save £1.3m Waiting to see if jobs are at risk
"30.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Christmas lights switch on - Thousands turn out for festive fun Crowds flocked to Market Place, Loughborough to watch as Gem 106's Sam and Amy and the cast of Cinderella turned on Loughborough's festive illuminations on Sunday, November 27. Check out our video from the evening's festive fun
"30.11.2016 16:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Lexi Branson's aunt starts petition A petition to set statutory requirements and laws for rehoming centres has been started by Victoria Whiteman, the aunt of Lexi Branson who was attacked by a bulldog-cross named Mulan in November 2013. What do you think of the petition to set statutory requirements?
"30.11.2016 16:04:00" loughboroughecho.net National Lottery online accounts 'hacked' - what you need to know Organisers Camelot say that around 26,500 online accounts were accessed after the breach happened on Monday Do you think your account has been hacked?
"30.11.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Gymnastics club grant bid into final round Competing for votes against 315 other community projects in their category (Sport in the Community), the club managed a staggering 16,820 votes. Club now waiting for judges to make their final decision...
"30.11.2016 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Teens arrested after Belgrave stabbing Leicestershire Police have arrested two people after a man was stabbed on Monday, November 28. Did you see what happened? Leicestershire Police are appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident.
"30.11.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net £1.2bn Intelligent Energy deal terminated The Loughborough-based company revealed the “landmark deal” in October last year to purchase contracts from GTL Limited to supply energy-management services to more than 27,400 telecom towers in India. Some bad news for the Loughborough-based company...
"30.11.2016 10:30:47" loughboroughecho.net LIVE: Loughborough train delays due to signalling fault East Midlands Trains have told travellers that trains have been delayed due to a signalling fault LIVE: Rail passengers travelling from Loughborough will need to read this.
"30.11.2016 09:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide Find something to do locally this coming week. Check out what's on over the next seven days
"30.11.2016 07:32:22" Morning everyone! Be careful out there, the roads and pavements are slippy in places - it's a cold start for sure!
"30.11.2016 07:31:55" loughboroughecho.net Festive wonderland at Shepshed Christmas Tree Festival The Rotary Club of Shepshed's 2016 Christmas Tree Festival took place at St Botolph's Church in Church Gate and ran from Friday, November 25 to Sunday, November 27. Check out our video gallery of the popular event!
"30.11.2016 06:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper has hit the streets today - and this edition includes:
• Cyclists on the streets without lights causing concern
• County apology over road closure confusion
• Two-page Christmas lights switch on picture special
"29.11.2016 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Another Loughborough main road closing overnight The closure is required from 8pm on Wednesday, November 30, to 5am on Thursday, December 1. Worth checking to see if this closure - and the diversion - will affect your journey in Loughborough
"29.11.2016 20:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Shock defeat for Loughborough Lightning Almost down and out in both the fourth and fifth events of the night, the south coast outfit showed tremendous resilience to overhaul the Loughborough University side, and could prove to be the surprise package of 2016/17. League newcomers win in dramatic finale
"29.11.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Loughborough's Echos Nightclub on November 26 Capturing a great night out in Loughborough in pictures. VIDEO: See some faces you may know at this Loughborough nightspot - all on our new-look website
"29.11.2016 19:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Improvements to M1 junction - work starting in January Most of the work will take place overnight to avoid lane closures during the day and to minimise delays. Better to be prepared for this major project along the M1
"29.11.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester collision - man pleads guilty after two men died in Fosse Road South Two of the three occupants of the Peugeot, David Paul Anger, 24, and Christopher Mark Needham, 37, sustained fatal injuries and were pronounced deceased at the scene. The Leicester man pleaded guilty to two counts of causing death by dangerous driving, two counts of causing death by driving while uninsured and two counts of causing death by driving while unlicensed.
"29.11.2016 16:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Maserati in three vehicle M1 crash At 1.50pm yesterday, a three vehicle collision on the M1 was reported to Leicestershire Police. This car was out on its first run, luckily no one was injured.
"29.11.2016 15:49:44" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough motorcyclist in fatal crash named Leicestershire Police has named 43-year-old Christopher Dover, of Loughborough, as the motorcyclist who was killed in a collision on Friday, November 25. Leicestershire Police is now appealing for anyone who saw the collision and who hasn't yet spoken to
"29.11.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Kinchbus announces its Christmas and New Year services On Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve, Kinchbus will be running a normal Saturday service on all buses, but with some routes finishing early.
"29.11.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO GALLERY: A deer, a sunrise and The Three Amigos More fascinating photographs feature in our video gallery. Take a look at this great selection of striking photographs by our readers
"29.11.2016 12:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Welcome to new-look Loughborough Echo website The Loughborough Echo website has had a revamp – and here's what has changed. Take a peek at our new-look website which has just gone live - we hope you like it!
"29.11.2016 09:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police launch cybercrime unit Cyber criminals are reported to be exploiting the speed, convenience and anonymity of the internet to commit a range of offences. Are you safe online? Read about the new unit that aims to tackle cybercrime and police tips to stay secure when browsing the web
"29.11.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net MP backs Barrow mum over anti-social behaviour plea The mother said that youths had frightened and caused extreme stress to herself and her autistic son, and it hasn't stopped. Family contacted MP at one of her regular surgeries
"29.11.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester man jailed who confessed to crimes committed ten years ago Confessions of old crimes land this man in jail
"29.11.2016 07:18:06" loughboroughecho.net More public involvement in Charnwood sought “It seems to be something we're not doing right and we need to do more to get true feedback.” What would encourage you to get involved?
"28.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Staples store to close following brand's sale Hilco announced earlier in November that it was planning to phase out Staples-branded shops over the coming months. Signs have now gone up in the store to say when the closure will take place
"28.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'Not enough being done to meet Loughborough car parking needs' 'Work will be undertaken to encourage private investment and development' Concerns voiced over parking in Loughborough and Charnwood
"28.11.2016 19:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough charity's Sleighboat for Christmas A Loughborough-based charity is offering a magical Christmas experience on board Santa's Sleighboat. A festive experience with a difference....
"28.11.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on November 25 VIDEO: It looks like it was an enjoyable night out in Loughborough - see anyone you recognise?
"28.11.2016 17:01:16" loughboroughecho.net Borough council grants for community groups At a Charnwood Borough Cabinet meeting on November 17, councillors agreed that 10 local causes should be awarded grants, including Fearon Community Association which has gained approval to receive £19,734 for a kitchen refurbishment. Good news for community groups
"28.11.2016 16:02:46" loughboroughecho.net Belton Road closure tonight confirmed There was confusion this morning surrounding the closure as Roadworks.org reported the road would be closed today (Monday) between 7.30am and midnight. The Echo has confirmed the closure of the main road, following confusion over dates and times this morning.
"28.11.2016 14:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Costwold Close aggravated burglary appeal Leicestershire Police are asking if anyone saw five men acting suspiciously in the Cotswold Close area of Loughborough on Wednesday, November 23. Police are appealing for information after men forced their way into an elderly person's home and took jewellery
"28.11.2016 13:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera locations The list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for the week commencing November 28, 2016. Drivers will want to read this list
"28.11.2016 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Car fire in Copt Oak On Saturday, November 26, numerous calls were placed to the fire service to report that a car was on fire on Whitwick Road, Copt Oak, in the early hours of the morning. The fire is believed to have been started deliberately
"28.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Hermitage Leisure Centre could be closed under new plans North West Leicestershire District Council is looking into the possibility of building a new leisure centre in Coalville. The council says the facility is “almost at capacity”...
"28.11.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Sutton Bonington rescue - Man with broken ankle stuck on roof Rescue teams from East Leake, Highfields, Newark and Loughborough were called to the incident on College Road, Sutton Bonnington on Saturday, November 26. Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue crews were called to a man stuck on a roof in Sutton Bonington
"28.11.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Nicky Morgan MP to sit on panel to debate impact of Brexit The talk will take place at Loughborough University and will be open to the public to come and share their views. Event at Loughborough University will be open to the public
"28.11.2016 08:03:13" loughboroughecho.net Main Loughborough road closed to traffic today (Monday) Drivers are being urged to plan ahead for a closure in Loughborough and a major diversion through local villages. More roadworks disruption expected in Loughborough and surrounding villages today
"28.11.2016 07:09:14" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands Airport: unsafe items seized Skin and teeth whitening creams with dangerous chemicals, jewellery with dangerous toxic metal levels and laser pens that could cause permanent eye injury were also discovered. Varied haul seized by Leicestershire Trading Standards
"27.11.2016 21:39:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week Must be viewed to appreciate the spacious accommodation on offer. Take a virtual tour of the Echo property of the week...
"27.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net How long might you live? Life expectancy varies from place to place, so how much longer could you expect to live? Try out our widget to find out...if you dare!
"27.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Who is building what near you The latest planning applications Extensions are in vogue
"27.11.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net More police to receive Tasers in Leicestershire Police have said that the move is to increase public safety and the safety of officers. Do you think this is a good idea or not?
"27.11.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed set for community nativity The Christmas Story has been written by Shepshed resident Robin Popley and will be performed at St Botolph's Church for one night only on Friday, December 2, starting at 7.30pm. Lapland theme for community nativity play
"27.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Jake McCarthy Foundation donates £28,000 JMF takes its name from 24-year-old Jake, who tragically lost his life to an undiagnosed brain tumour in late 2012. Cash to fund research into brain tumours
"27.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Readers back Shepshed junction safety call Mr Hibberd is now on a mission to get the Hallamford Road, Belton Street, Oakley Road and Tickow Lane crossroads made safer so that other families do not have to experience the same heartache. What do you think about the junction?
"26.11.2016 22:01:01" loughboroughecho.net 50 things to do before I die Number seven is “return that library book” The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"26.11.2016 20:56:00" loughboroughecho.net Medal success at European championships The squad was involved in both Kata and Fighting events at the championships held in Liege, with medal success across the various age categories. Impressive medal haul from Belgium...
"26.11.2016 18:53:00" loughboroughecho.net Time running out for chance to win £5,000 and help Rainbows Hospice Tickets for the Rainbows Hospice Big Christmas Raffle are on sale until Friday, December 9 costing £1. As well as the top prize of £5,000 – which has been increased from £3,000 - cash prizes of £250, £100 and £50 are up for grabs. The draw, which raised Have you purchased your ticket yet?
"26.11.2016 16:51:00" loughboroughecho.net Book set in Loughborough, Nottinghamshire in the 1980s launches The book, set in and around Loughborough and Nottinghamshire in 1989, tells the tale of a teenager who bears a dirty secret. Book available to purchase now
"26.11.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Factory plan could create 40 new jobs If approved, the new building will be split into two retail units and could create 40 jobs. New jobs in the pipeline
"26.11.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough soldiers' ultimate sacrifice.... We continue look back on those who made the ultimate sacrifice in November 1916. Continuing our tribute to the war dead
"26.11.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough public meeting, war zones discussed Stop the War Coalition was founded in September 2001 in the weeks following 9/11, when George W. Bush announced the “war on terror”. Stop the War has since been dedicated to preventing and ending the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and elsewhere. What do you think about the situation?
"26.11.2016 08:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University's Weekend of Weird The initiative called A Weekend of Weird will feature a range of live performances and film screenings all investigating ideas behind 'the weird' genre. Events kick off today...
"25.11.2016 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net 50p coins worth thousands - secrets revealed Most people will hand over their change to pay for something without even a second thought - but take a second look, it could make you a tidy profit. Have you got a valuable coin in your loose change?
"25.11.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Mixed fortunes for Loughborough Town Ladies LOUGHBOROUGH TOWN HOCKEY ROUND-UP Two cup appearances...with very different outcomes
"25.11.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Christmas Lights Switch on this Sunday A host of entertainment throughout the day, led by the team from GEM 106 and once again all the fun will be shown on a giant screen to add to the atmosphere. It's that time already!
"25.11.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Fernandez Grillhouse Mannequin Challenge Fernandez Grillhouse, of High Street, Loughborough, saw members of staff pause while prepping food, serving customers and even facilitating a proposal! Take a look at the video - it's pretty impressive
"25.11.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net County council change A6 Derby Road roadworks for THIRD time Yesterday, Leicestershire County Council told the Echo that the A6 Derby Road was to be shut to traffic all day at the Bishop Meadow Road roundabout. Here is the latest update on the A6 roadworks....
"25.11.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Rocks block cars on Loughborough street to stop people parking Walking along the road, large white and brown rocks can be seen on grass verges outside a number of properties. What do you think about this situation?
"25.11.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net This Black Friday offer will ensure you have a merry Christmas! After the disappointing response to last year's Black Friday it seems nearly everyone is determined to offer their customers the cheapest deals. Will you be braving the shops to get this offer?
"25.11.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net DAYS OUT: Father Christmas and his Antarctic Grotto... Families will be able to see an underwater Christmas tree situated in the UK's only transparent 360˚ Ocean Tunnel and find out more from the expert aquarist team about how all of the sea life creatures will receive treats during the festive season. Festive treat in store at National Sea Life Centre
"25.11.2016 13:55:20" loughboroughecho.net County council change A6 Derby Road roadworks for THIRD time Yesterday, Leicestershire County Council told the Echo that the A6 Derby Road was to be shut to traffic all day at the Bishop Meadow Road roundabout. Two other town roads will be closed later today...
"25.11.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough schools in Sunday Times Top 10 for East Midlands The annual guide contains the top 2,000 state and independent schools, ranked by their latest academic results. The top 10 independent schools in the East Midlands list contains two entries from Loughborough...
"25.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Church wants to attract new bellringers - are you interested? The bells at the church are considered to be one of the best sets of eight bells in the county. Does this job ring your bell?
"25.11.2016 11:33:43" loughboroughecho.net Great Black Friday deals today at B&M It's simple saving idea has been launched in a bid to help customers afford items they actually want to buy without introducing a confusing offer. Today's the day for the bargains....
"25.11.2016 10:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Missing 85-year-old Loughborough lady found safe and well Residents reported to the Echo that a helicopter was seen circling round and round over Mount Grace Road, Stonebow primary school and Maxwell Drive, Loughborough. Did you see the police helicopter out in Loughborough last night?
"25.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Gym proposal for Loughborough pub building According to Billy's De-Luxe Book of Loughborough Boozers produced by Bill Wells, the pub was opened pre-1831 and was then known as The Greyhound Hotel. Another town pub is set for a change of use - did you ever pop in for a drink?
"24.11.2016 22:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Questions asked over the cost of residents' parking permits Especially concerned with a £35 costing, which makes up the lion's share of the £50 charge. Street parking permit prices put in the spotlight
"24.11.2016 21:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Beaumont twins net 'home' race victory Loughborough Boat Club achieved one win on home water, with twin sisters Cathy and Annie Beaumont continuing a successful year of victories. Success for Loughborough Boat Club at home event
"24.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net When to put up Christmas trees Surely it can't be time to dust of the decorations just yet? Can it? Are you itching to put up your Christmas decorations?
"24.11.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Deliveroo is coming to Loughborough The cyclists will aim to deliver food, which will be cooked fresh to order and delivered from the kitchen to the customers' door within 30 minutes. Deliveroo is being launched in Loughborough, have a look to see where you can order food from now!
"24.11.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: The Kelso in Loughborough VIDEO: Do you recognise anyone on this night out in Loughborough?
"24.11.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Black Friday, Cyber Monday warning to Leicestershire shoppers If you aren't careful, you might get more than you bargained for, and it cost you more than you think! It may be a good time to bag a bargain - but be careful out there....
"24.11.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough main road to close tomorrow - traffic chaos expected The closure will come into force at 7am and is scheduled to be in place well into the evening. Make sure to leave extra time for your journeys tomorrow...
"24.11.2016 13:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Search for Leicester bikes' owners Do you recognise these bikes? Can you help us find who they belong to? Do you recognise these bikes?
"24.11.2016 12:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Andy Murray's mum visiting Loughborough University Mum of Andy and Jamie Murray is delivering tennis workshop World number one tennis player Andy Murray's mum Judy is coming to town!
"24.11.2016 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Tributes paid to Shepshed woman Pat Page lived with husband John in Iveshead Road and was a director of the family business, J.M. Page Transport LTD. Tributes paid to 'always smiling' Pat
"23.11.2016 22:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Digging up the facts behind a surname... Styles, as in One Direction singer Harry , means someone living at the bottom of a hill. Interesting facts behind different surnames...
"23.11.2016 20:52:01" loughboroughecho.net Shelthorpe Dynamo resign from Leicestershire Senior League The team had been promoted from the Senior League's second tier as champions but a mass walk out of players saw several matches postponed because they couldn't raise a team and after being given a deadline by league officials to re-organise, the club A difficult season, but club aims to regroup and rebuild
"23.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Jeremy Corbyn speaks in Loughborough at Labour party conference Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivered a speech branding US President Donald Trump and UKIP interim leader Nigel Farage as “farcical at one level, but in reality it's no joke at all” at Labour's National Policy Forum in Loughborough last weekend. The Labour Party leader expressed his views on US President-Elect Donald Trump and UKIP's Nigel Farage at a conference in Loughborough
"23.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Christmas tree festival at St Botolph's The event begins on Friday (November 25) and runs until Sunday (November 27) at St Botolph's Church in Church Gate, Shepshed. Popular three day event gets underway this Friday...
"23.11.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Santa Fun Run draws closer The event has raised around £500,000 for local and national charities since it started in 2005. Will you be taking part in this year's event?
"23.11.2016 16:50:02" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough street's emergency closure tonight Leicestershire County Council has announced that a temporary closure will be implemented with immediate effect. This could affect your journey home - or even your parking plans tonight
"23.11.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Revolution Nightclub on November 19 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in a video photo gallery Are you featured in our video gallery?
"23.11.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Long Whatton's Joe to perform with Black Tongue Guitarist Joe Sammakia is set to share the stage with upcoming “doomcore” band Black Tongue who have over 124,000 likes on their Facebook fan page. Gig in Nottingham tonight...
"23.11.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Weather report: Extremely dry month of October Just 25mm fell at Barrow during the entire month and I recorded just 28mm at Mountsorrel. The latest weather report from expert Phil Morrish
"23.11.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Collision in Birstall - Fire services called to smoking vehicle One fire engine from Birstall station was called to the incident at Greengate Lane, Birstall, where a vehicle was smoking in the aftermath of a road traffic collision. Fire services were called to an incident in Birstall last night
"23.11.2016 10:00:01" loughboroughecho.net What's On and Gig Guide for Charnwood this week Find something to do this coming week in the Loughborough and Charnwood area. Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"23.11.2016 07:13:43" loughboroughecho.net East Leake fireman retires after 31 years at station At his leaving presentation, Chief Fire Officer John Buckley presented 'Pop' with a certificate of loyal service and a range of gifts from the East Leake crew. A fond farewell to 'Pop'
"23.11.2016 06:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper has hit the streets today - and this edition includes:
• The town's parking provision is in the spotlight
• Readers back junction safety plea
• Questions posed over street parking permit costs
• Another chance to
"22.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Madeleine McCann: Reports from Italy on sighting Online campaigners claim she looks like several missing girls and they have been working to identify her for over a week. Official Madeleine McCann campaign speaks out on new sighting in Europe
"22.11.2016 21:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Sports Awards finalists unveiled The awards, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, received 110 nominations this year and judges have now selected finalists in all 11 categories. Find out who is on the award shortlist this year...
"22.11.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Search burglaries in Loughborough postcodes Just input your postcode into our interactive story to find out how many burglaries have taken place near you - and whereabouts. So what did your postcode uncover?
"22.11.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed Dynamo football club steps in to assist youngster Daniel Burke is an eight-year-old with cholestatoma, a skin growth which leaves him with constant discharge from both ears and severely impaired hearing. Great gesture by Shepshed Dynamo to help youngster
"22.11.2016 16:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Megan Cox's Spamalot appearance I'm pretty happy in my comfort zone, not drawing attention to myself, with a wardrobe that is made up of 90% black clothing, but yes, that was me on stage last Tuesday in the blue velvet two-piece with a matching hat. Lots of velvet and the male cast in their underwear - find out how Echo reporter Megan got on in Spamalot!
"22.11.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Drayton Manor's Magical Christmas event launches As soon as I stepped through the gates at Drayton Manor, it put a huge Christmassy smile on my face. Are you planning a trip to see magical festive event?
"22.11.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Constitution agreed for combined Leicestershire authority by Charnwood If approved by all the constituent councils, the documents will be adopted at the first meeting of the Combined Authority once it has been formed, which is anticipated to be in January 2017. What do you think about this proposed new authority?
"22.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough area floods - Drivers saved after severe flooding Services were called to Sileby Road, Mountsorrel, and when rescue teams arrived they found two vehicles stuck in flood water with a lone female stuck in her car. Cars have been towed out of water, and stranded drivers saved.
"22.11.2016 09:10:49" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough roadworks - don't get caught out Take a look at planned roadworks scheduled to take place today and later this week... There is a lot of repairwork planned this week...
"22.11.2016 07:49:44" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood roads closed due to flooding There is slow traffic this morning at Platts Lane in Cossington because of flooding Worth checking to see what roads are still affected by flooding this morning
"22.11.2016 07:20:23" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Castles, clouds and colourful flowers More striking photographs by Echo readers have been put together in our online video. Check out the latest gallery of pictures by Echo readers
"21.11.2016 20:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Aldi store reopens - all the details available here To celebrate the reopening, Aldi store manager Kyle Hanson and representatives from Gorse Covert Community Centre will take part in a ribbon cutting ceremony. Store reopening this week after a major revamp
"21.11.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Castle Donington rogue trading incident - Police appeal Police said that they would like to speak to the pictured people in connection to an incident in Castle Donington, where an elderly lady was approached about repair work that needed to be done to her house. Rogue trading incident that conned elderly woman out of £22,000
"21.11.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Victoria's Secret Party at Loughborough nightspot VIDEO: Another fun night out in Loughborough - you might recognise some of the faces in the video
"21.11.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net A46 car collision - woman saved by firefighters Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Services were called to the scene at 10.46am this morning (Monday, November 21), and rescued a woman after the collision on the A46 southbound. Heroic actions by firefighters to rescue trapped woman
"21.11.2016 13:55:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites The list of mobile safety camera sites in and around Loughborough for this week have been released. Motorists you will want to check this out
"21.11.2016 13:30:01" loughboroughecho.net Flood warning: Loughborough, River Soar levels are rising The Environment Agency has warned that flooding is possible - and people should be prepared to take action. Water levels are rising - be prepared
"21.11.2016 12:17:10" loughboroughecho.net RECAP: Four vehicle M1 collision causing traffic delays Check out our live blog to get all the latest updates on this incident. Follow our live blog for the latest updates...
"21.11.2016 12:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood customer service strategy approved by councillors The Customer Service Strategy 2016-2020, which aims to consider the management and improvement of customer services of Charnwood Borough Council in all service areas, was approved at a full council meeting on November 7. Looks like online interaction is going to be focused on
"21.11.2016 09:26:52" loughboroughecho.net Kitchen fire in Loughborough Two engines from Loughborough and one from Birstall were called to the scene at Garendon Green, Loughborough, on Sunday, November 21 after they received an emergency call at 6.45pm Fire engines were called to a kitchen fire in Loughborough
"21.11.2016 08:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Missing Loughborough teenage girl found She was last seen in the town on Friday lunchtime. Can you help police with this missing person appeal?
"21.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire councils unite to boost tourism This new approach comes after local stakeholders called for a greater strategic focus on tourism and place marketing, linking to wider economic development activity. Bid to attract more visitors to town
"20.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Are you legally allowed a smoking break at work? Your rights explained All you need to know about lighting up during the working day - and what your rights are When can people light up?
"20.11.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week There are large gardens to front and rear and a plot extending to 0.3 acres Village property
"20.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Watch Echo editor try to reproduce a piece of Loughborough's history When the Messenger's factory was closing down, an apprentice at the firm gave Robert Davy a very old printing block With a spoon and a rolling pin
"20.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Concern over damage in Shepshed by agricultural vehicles “They are really loud when they come by and it's not just one or two, there have been days when we've seen 14 vehicle movements a day" Getting stuck down the road
"20.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough toddlers science classes launched Two successful tasters have already run at The Tesco Extra Community Centre with 20 Mini Professors and their parents enjoying Dinosaurs and Volcanoes. A great adventure
"19.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net All the way to Amsterdam to rescue kitten “I was crying when I saw the trap - I had to do something" Amazing gesture
"19.11.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough rider's Team GBR hopes In October, 20-year-old Smith trialled for Equestrian Team GBR's World Class Podium Potential squad, and will find out if she has been successful towards the end of the month. Waiting for any news
"19.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Black Friday battle plan - time to plan ahead Being prepared is essential if you are keen to bag a bargain this Black Friday. Handy tips for the big day
"19.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Sciences zone plans for Loughborough's Astra Zeneca site The LLEP has played an important part in a group of key partners including local businesses Almac, 3M and Medilink East Midlands, the universities of Leicester and Loughborough, local and national government Breathing new life into site
"19.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Town Hall's Panto: Cinderella Loughborough Town Hall is ready to send audiences into the magical world of Cinderella just in time for Christmas. Are you going to the ball?
"18.11.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough snowboarder sidelined after injury in Austria The 30-year-old former football coach from Loughborough has been in Austria as part of the Home Nations academy on stage one of a three-tier programme which could see him represent GB at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. 'I just misjudged my speed and as soon as I left the ramp I knew I was in trouble.'
"18.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough public inquiry, housing plans off Nanpantan Road It is cheduled to last four days. Homes near the Outwoods
"18.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough sees hot air balloons fly above Readers were busy capturing the moment hot air balloons flew overhead. This was quite a sight
"18.11.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Free starter packs for Loughborough homeless Loughborough Foyer is part of the Nottingham Community Housing Association (NCHA) which has been selected as one of the recipients of donations from the Leicestershire and Rutland business members of Leicestershire Cares. A great Christmas initiative
"18.11.2016 15:27:18" loughboroughecho.net Poppy Appeal collection tin theft - man arrested The incident took place at Radhas Newsagents, which has been on the corner of Russell Street and Moor Lane in Loughborough for 30 years, at around 8.30pm on the evening of Friday, October 28. Police confirmed to the Echo that the man had been arrested
"18.11.2016 13:29:03" loughboroughecho.net Live: M1 closed after five vehicle collision Check out our live blog to find out the latest updates on the closure of the M1. We will be updating our live blog throughout the afternoon with all the latest news
"18.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bradgate Park's Big Lottery boost for 90th anniversary The Big Lottery Celebrate is a new £5m grant programme, launched in July 2016, from the Big Lottery Fund for communities across the UK to celebrate what makes their local neighbourhood great. Free famiy day
"18.11.2016 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough student's film crowdfunding campaign launched Amy Colyer, who studies at Loughborough College, plans to turn producer to raise awareness of mental health issues among teenagers. A crowdfunding campaign for an important cause
"17.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Vote plea: Loughborough club needs your help The club has been given planning permission to expand its base at the Weldon Road industrial estate in Loughborough and to help with the funding of the £40,000 project the club is hoping to win a £25,000 grant from Aviva's community funding programme Plea to cast a vote to try and help this club
"17.11.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Carols plea for Loughborough church service You can submit your choice up at various town venues up until December 1. What's your favourite Christmas carol?
"17.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: readers capture Remembrance Day in their own images Pictures taken by readers capture the poignant service. VIDEO: Some artistic creations by our readers which capture the atmosphere of Remembrance Day
"17.11.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Mountsorrel man living by candlelight, without heating Had by-passed the electricity meter to obtain power directly from the mains, without paying A man turned to illegal power usage after living by candelight
"17.11.2016 16:11:50" loughboroughecho.net Sentence for man who stabbed Leicester bus driver As a result of the assault, the victim had to undergo emergency surgery and spent five days in hospital. A frightening attack in front of bus passengers
"17.11.2016 15:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Cadbury World Christmas Celebrations weekends launch To celebrate the arrival of the popular panto, Cadbury World's chocolatiers have been working their very own magic on a specially-made Cinderella-themed chocolate creation. DAYS OUT: It's that time of the year again - oh, yes it is!
"17.11.2016 14:17:50" loughboroughecho.net Leicester girl missing for 10 days - police appeal for help Halima Amin, 17, was last seen by her family at around 8am on Monday, November 7 when she left her home in Stafford Street, Leicester, to go to college. Police need help in tracking down missing 17-year-old
"17.11.2016 14:12:56" It's getting windy here in Loughborough this afternoon - and, after checking with the Met Office, they have issued a weather alert for the Midlands.
The report says: “A brief spell of very strong winds is expected as a line of heavy rain moves eastwards
"17.11.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicester 14-year-old missing - can you help? The teenager was reported missing on Monday (November 14) and was last seen in the Willow Court area of Leicester during the early evening of Friday (November 11). Police say it is out of character for Mark to go missing
"17.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Flix cinema celebrates 70th birthday Initially it was a society run by students for students but nowadays it is open to the whole community with a varied programme that includes special events, blockbusters and foreign titles. A great achievement for this town-based cinema club
"17.11.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough charity 10k race postponed The Home-Start 10k was originally scheduled to be held this Sunday (November 20). Hold off on putting your running shoes on for a bit longer...
"17.11.2016 09:48:42" loughboroughecho.net Bag taken from Costa Coffee Loughborough Matthew said his mum's purse, phone and house keys have been taken. Did you see anything in the coffee shop on Tuesday?
"17.11.2016 09:03:24" loughboroughecho.net Woman manages to escape vehicle on its roof in Newtown Linford A WOMAN managed to get herself out of an upside down vehicle, after it left the road in the early hours of this morning. Off Joe Moore's Lane
"17.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Redundancy worries with merger of Shepshed schools 'Following our age-range change, we're consulting our staff and union reps on a proposed restructure.' Jobs fears amid schools merger
"16.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'It's time to sort dangerous Shepshed road junction' 'When you're coming from certain directions it is completely blind, you cannot see at all if there's another car coming.' What's your experience of this place?
"16.11.2016 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Early contender for save of the season First onto the Charnwood College 3G pitch were the seasoned professionals, Salad Dodgers, against their younger opponents, Balotellitubbies. VIDEO: Not a bad save to start the season....
"16.11.2016 19:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Charlie Krarup secures second place on SAS show On Monday night, Charlie Krarup, of Far Street, Wymeswold, came second in the final of SAS: Who Dares Wins on Channel 4. Did you see how this local Loughborough lad did in the finals of a "brutal" SAS show?
"16.11.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough Fair captured by readers Fairground classics such as the waltzers and dodgems were also enjoyed, as well as the Kiddies' Corner for younger thrill-seekers. VIDEO: We've put together some fascinating images taken by our readers at Loughborough Fair
"16.11.2016 17:00:02" loughboroughecho.net HS2 rail bridge over A6 planned near Kegworth There are also new plans for a viaduct, between Long Whatton and Diseworth. What are your thoughts about the route change of the HS2?
"16.11.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor Park With spectacular decorations, festive music and fairy lights, visitors will be transported into a winter wonderland, as Europe's only Thomas Land receives an extra special Christmas makeover. DAYS OUT: Here's an idea to get in the Christmas spirit with a family outing
"16.11.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Living Without Abuse to benefit from festive event The LoveLBG Ladies Business Group is holding a charity Christmas lunch to support Loughborough charity, Living Without Abuse. A very worth cause will benefit from this festive event
"16.11.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Dynamo 'incident': Urgent inquiry launched Loughborough Dynamo FC lost 2-4 to Basford United in the Integro League Cup on Tuesday night - but the game was overshadowed by an incident which left Dynamo with just eight players on the pitch. A strange incident which reduced a Loughborough football team down to eight players
"16.11.2016 12:31:00" loughboroughecho.net Missing Leicester girls - police "increasingly concerned" While police say both girls have been reported missing on previous occasions this year, neither have been missing for any longer than a day. Can you help police track down the missing girls?
"16.11.2016 11:56:23" loughboroughecho.net Review: ESNA's Spamalot a joyous laugh-out-loud success Presented by The ESNA Players and directed by James Nelson who featured in the West End production of the show, the cast and orchestra had the Loughborough Town Hall audience laughing, singing and whistling along all the way through to the very end. The Loughborough Town Hall audience were laughing, singing and whistling along all the way through to the very end...
"16.11.2016 09:00:01" loughboroughecho.net What's on and Gig Guide for Charnwood Find something to do locally this coming week. Looking for something to do this week? Here are a few ideas
"16.11.2016 07:43:58" loughboroughecho.net Two crashes causing rush hour delays on M1, A42 and M42 07:40 RUSH hour drivers around Loughborough are facing severe delays this morning after two accidents on major roads in the area. Reports have come in of an acccident taking place on the M1 between J24 for A6 Leicestershire and J23A for A42 Rush hour drivers could get caught up in these incidents this morning
"16.11.2016 07:20:29" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough town centre's future: Views sought People who do not regularly visit the town are also urged to give their views to find out what could make them come to Loughborough more often. What are your views on the town's future?
"16.11.2016 06:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale now in shops - and our edition includes:
• Underground HS2 tunnel at airport is scrapped - but crossing over A6 is planned
• Chance to win £50 worth of fuel!
• Picture specials on Loughborough Fair and
"15.11.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Carillon Court Shopping Centre new store Yours Clothing is hosting a grand reveal event on Friday, November 18, at its new premises, which was formerly occupied by Evans. Plus size fashion store opening in Loughborough
"15.11.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Photo gallery of readers' photographs See what striking shots our readers have captured. More great photographs taken by our talented readers
"15.11.2016 17:24:48" Timeline Photos Did you catch any photos of the Super Moon last night? Here is Echo reader Darren Cox's photo taken on Sunday, November 13 from Shepshed Road, Hathern, just before 5pm. Comment below with your snaps!
"15.11.2016 12:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Compost ambassadors from Loughborough are sought The aim of the scheme is to educate people about the value and benefits of home composting. Why not help spread the word about composting
"15.11.2016 11:06:34" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed crash: Two people injured Leicestershire Police officers were called to the scene of the incident just after 6pm on Monday, November 14. Two were hurt in this road incident last night
"15.11.2016 07:20:35" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Loughborough's Echos Nightclub on November 12 VIDEO: Another fun night out at a Loughborough nightspot
"14.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net In The Courts: Loughborough and Leicester court cases The latest cases to be heard at courts in Loughborough and Leicester. The latest court cases with people from this area
"14.11.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Man charged with Loughborough rape The charge relates to an incident that took place in the town six years ago. A major development in this six-year-old case
"14.11.2016 17:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Charlie Krarup in Channel 4 SAS final Charlie Krarup, of Far Street, Wymeswold, was one of 25 men selected for the popular television show called SAS: Who Dares Wins. Wymeswold businessman is one of the six survivors
"14.11.2016 16:15:01" loughboroughecho.net Leciestershire mobile safety camera locations The list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for the week commencing November 14, 2016. Mobile safety camera locations in and around Loughborough
"14.11.2016 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Watch Loughborough Remembrance Service clips A parade of over 3,000 people, which included serving and ex-service personnel from more than 25 local uniformed organisations, marched through Market Place on Sunday, November 13. VIDEO: Loughborough paid their respects to Charnwood's fallen heroes
"14.11.2016 14:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Watch Shepshed Remembrance Service clips The town's Remembrance events, on Sunday, November 13, began with a parade led by Leicestershire and Rutland Royal British Legion Pipe Band. A "very moving” service says 91-year-old veteran
"14.11.2016 13:52:34" Timeline Photos There was an aerial spectacle over Loughborough at the weekend.
Essential maintenance work on the runway at East Midlands Airport has meant it has closed at weekends, so balloons can fly around the area, which is usually heavily restricted.
"14.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on November 10 VIDEO: Another fun night out in Loughborough - can you spot anyone you know?
"14.11.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough crash: Three hurt, one seriously, in collision Three men who were in the car sustained injuries, one was seriously injured, and were all taken to hospital for treatment. A serious incident took place in Loughborough this weekend
"14.11.2016 07:21:21" loughboroughecho.net War fears discussion at Loughborough open meeting “This is a subject that affects us all and we welcome anyone to the meeting whether or not you agree with my views” A local discussion on a global issue
"13.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Driving laws you're breaking every day without even realising. Here are just 12 of some of the lesser known Highways Code rules for drivers. Oops - we'd better watch what we're doing!
"13.11.2016 20:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Dishley couple's damp problems going on for 13 years Colin decided to contact the Echo as the process has been “a complete fiasco” and after 13 years he has “ran out of patience”. Frustration over problem that has gone on for years...
"13.11.2016 15:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Bronze medal success at culinary Olympics Chef lecturer Darren Creed, was asked to compete for team GB and was supported by students Daniella Bromley, Emily Bucknall and Rebecca Brooks. Place on the podium for Loughborough chef
"13.11.2016 11:59:01" loughboroughecho.net Remembering brave men who died 100 years ago this month Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and a small number of researchers from the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, we remember some of the men killed in November 1916. The ultimate sacrifice
"13.11.2016 08:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Monty Python flavour for Spamalot by ESNA Presented by the award-winning members of the court of ESNA, Spamalot, written by Eric Idle and lovingly taken from the hit film Monty Python and the Holy Grail, is a non-stop feast of laughter, silliness, romance, more laughter and some French people. Opening night for latest ESNA show is on Tuesday...
"13.11.2016 07:54:00" loughboroughecho.net 'Coffins and skeletons exposed' - Woodhouse Eaves' soldier's memories 'I recall seeing the wallet of a Lewis gunner killed at Bourlon Wood. By the light of a candle I saw photographs of his wife - a sad experience.” Fascinating story for Remembrance Day
"12.11.2016 20:41:01" loughboroughecho.net National silver for Charnwood AC Charnwood AC fielded teams across every age group demonstrating their strength in depth as a club. Great performance by Charnwood AC
"12.11.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net In Bloom supporters get deserved recognition More than 30 It's Your Neighbourhood groups were part of the Loughborough in Bloom effort in 2016 and the majority of them were able to attend a special East Midlands in Bloom certificate presentation event on Wednesday, November 2. In Bloom presentation for town stalwarts
"12.11.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Nature reserve's new name officially revealed The area, situated off Blacksmiths Avenue, was created for the community around two and a half years ago and Shepshed Town Council initially looked into naming it the Queen Elizabeth II Nature Reserve in honour of the monarch's 90th birthday year. School children come up with new name for nature reserve...
"12.11.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net A must-have Elvis Christmas tree It will perfectly compliment my Elvis pewter mug, purchased, in installments, through the News of the World in 1982. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"12.11.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Injured soldier recalls bomb explosion and his rehabilitation “On my second tour two years later, I was leading a patrol in a village near Sangin when I stepped on a bomb" War vet explains how much good the new DNRC centre will do
"11.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Black Friday deals: Handy guide to bagging a bargain Here are our top tips on how to be prepared for the Black Friday sales frenzy - and find out when it is. Top tips on how to bag a bargain...
"11.11.2016 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough 1st XV bounce back with away win LOUGHBOROUGH travelled to West Bridgford for their latest Midlands 2 East (North) league fixture of the season and had to repel a last minute onslaught to run out victors. Loughborough win to stay in promotion chase
"11.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough beggars: Police chief speaks out Loughborough has seen a steady increase in the number of beggars over the coming months, which has caused much debate in the Echo's letters pages. What do you think about the situation?
"11.11.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fairtrade event will take place this Saturday... On Saturday, November 12, the fayre, previously held at Loughborough Town Hall, will be at Loughborough Baptist Church, of Baxter Gate, with a variety of stalls from 10am-3pm. Will you be attending this event on Saturday?
"11.11.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood College incident - child followed to school by car They said the car was possibly a Ford Fiesta which they said had been modified to look “sporty.” Parents of children at local schools warned after incident
"11.11.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Community bonfire hailed as a great success The event took place on Saturday, November 5 at its Morley Lane ground, and it was the first year that the show has been run by the recently merged club. Thousands attend event at Shepshed Cricket Club
"11.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Amadou concert in Thringstone to boost centre funds Amadou, who comes from Dakar, has a family history of percussion and can sing in Wolof, French and English. Senegalese singer will be performing tomorrow night
"11.11.2016 11:00:00" Timeline Photos At thi special 11th hour - we are remembering those who gave their lives for us
"11.11.2016 07:46:35" loughboroughecho.net Communities prepare to honour war heroes... CHARNWOOD'S war heroes will be commemorated at special remembrance events this weekend (Sunday, November 13). Service will take place at Carillon Tower today
"11.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands Airport expansion plans revealed Andy Cliffe, managing director of East Midlands Airport, expressed his plans to see numbers increased following the news that Heathrow will see a third runway. What do you think of the airport's future plans?
"10.11.2016 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net World championship gold for Duckworth Noah Duckworth, 17, was the youngest member of the national squad competing in South Africa and took the inaugural Junior title at the 2016 World Deaf Squash Championships. Noah strikes gold in Africa
"10.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Supermoon, meteor showers in Loughborough skies There is plenty going on for stargazers as we approach Christmas Look up to the skies....
"10.11.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Thieves steal Leicester disabled woman's ramp The victim, who was left paralysed after a collision, is now using a home-made wooden ramp which isn't suitable. This is stooping pretty low....
"10.11.2016 17:00:02" loughboroughecho.net New written test for Charnwood taxi drivers The local authority says that the new policy, which has just been accepted, seeks to reinforce the “high standards for all new licence holders joining the trade.” English language test drawn up for taxi drivers
"10.11.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net John Lewis Christmas advert 2016 has been released Now finally, after weeks of waiting, the advert has been unveiled and it's much more upbeat than last year's Man On The Moon You know the festive season is starting when....
"10.11.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicester's Steampunks in Space is a science fiction celebration Steampunks in Space is the National Space Centre's celebration of the science fiction roots of this cultural phenomena. DAYS OUT: Here's a weekend with a difference in Leicestershire
"10.11.2016 10:06:35" loughboroughecho.net Chip shop fire in Birstall Services received an emergency call at 10pm on Wednesday, November 9 to Sibson Road, Birstall. Chip shop fire in Birstall - Services said that the fire was ten metres high.
"10.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Police tackle Loughborough Fair bad behaviour Sgt Paul Latham, deputy commander of Charnwood police, told the Echo: “We have used it before and we will use it again." Don't misbehave at Loughborough Fair - you have been warned....
"09.11.2016 22:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Tributes paid to "Bossman" of Loughborough Leopold Street fish bar Mr Cheung had owned the shop for nearly 25 years Tribute to the 'Bossman'
"09.11.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Hartley wins Shepshed 7 The seven mile two lap event organised by Shepshed Running Club, through the private grounds of Garendon Park was completed by 429 athletes and all of the local running clubs were out in force with notable success. Local athletes shine at Shepshed 7 event
"09.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Bizarre Loughborough road resurfacing Watch as Echo reporter Liam Coleman gets on his bike down Deane Street 'It's against regulations to resurface the rest of the road'
"09.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough Fair is here! Loughborough's four-day event has returned to the town for its 795th year and the attractions are kicking off tonight (Wednesday, November 9). VIDEO: Loughborough Fair is here! Watch our video to see what it has in stall for you this year!
"09.11.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough poppy tin theft: Girl donates present to replace cash Earlier this month, a thief was caught on CCTV wandering into a corner shop and stealing the tin containing £35 of donations intended for injured servicemen. An inspiring story following a despicable act
"09.11.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Assessment time for would-be USA sports scholars United Sports USA, a sports scholarship consultancy, will be holding the events at the Holywell Fitness Centre in Loughborough with the aim of assessing the applicants and also to educate them about their opportunities in the USA. Would you consider continuing your education in the USA?
"09.11.2016 13:49:55" loughboroughecho.net Police called to Loughborough assault armed with tasers Police said that one man was arrested on suspicion of assault and possession of cannabis, and the other was arrested for carrying an offensive weapon and possession of cannabis. Taser guns deployed in Loughborough - Police were called to an incident last night.
"09.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Revolution Nightclub on November 5 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in a video photo gallery Check out our latest video picture gallery from Revolution
"09.11.2016 10:58:37" loughboroughecho.net Hathern shed fire - deliberate according to Fire Services The report stated that the building involved is a derelict small holding structure which was deliberately set alight. SHED FIRE IN HATHERN - One hundred per cent, extreme damage was caused to the derelict building as firefighters were called to the scene.
"09.11.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Events and Gig Guide - Loughborough and Charnwood Find something to do locally this coming week. See what's on over the next seven days...
"09.11.2016 08:35:54" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough rail passengers facing more delays "Network Rail teams have been working hard yesterday and through the night to fix the problem." There's more rail disruption for Loughborough travellers today
"09.11.2016 07:57:34" loughboroughecho.net US presidential election: Loughborough analysis predicts result For the past two weeks, EMOTIVE – a unique computer programme that analyses up to 3,000 tweets per second, has been analysing twitter activity Morning everyone!
So, looks like work by Loughborough University on predicting the US presidential election proved fascinating - Donald Trump has been elected as the next US president.
Here is the link to how they analysed it:
"09.11.2016 06:56:35" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Fair opens this week The historic fair, organised by Charnwood Borough Council, draws thousands of families every year and this year's popular attractions include the Star Flyer, one of the tallest of its kind in Europe. Will you be going to the fair tonight?
"09.11.2016 06:30:01" Timeline Photos THERE is plenty to read about and see in this week's bargain 50p Loughborough Echo, on sale in shops now, including:
• Council resurfaces just one section in the middle of the road
• Another chance to win £25
• 2,500 lights turned off after midnight
"09.11.2016 05:30:00" Timeline Photos I hope you have enjoyed reading last week's Loughborough and Shepshed Echo newspaper - and we have some good news coming your way for this week's paper, on sale from today.
Today's (November 9) edition of the Echo is on sale at local shops for just 50p -
"08.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Samurai sword handed in for Leicestershire knife amnesty The ornamental sabre was dropped into a secure container set up by Leicestershire Police as part of their Lives Not Knives campaign. Amazing range of items handed in to police during amnesty
"08.11.2016 20:20:01" Timeline Photos How can we top last week's packed Loughborough and Shepshed Echo newspaper, which features our 48-page annual First Class supplement?
Well, we are offering this week's (November 9) edition at the princely sum of 50p - that's half price!
"08.11.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net A guide to watching US election coverage in the UK Your guide to watching the drama unfold on the morning of Wednesday Here's a handy guide to viewing the US presidential elections tonight and into the early hours....
"08.11.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Loughborough's Echos Nightclub VIDEO: Bonfire Night proved a fun night out for townsfolk at a Loughborough nightspot - see anyone you know?
"08.11.2016 18:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood food firm fined £4,000 over salmonella contamination Leicester Magistrates' Court was told borough council environmental health officers discovered the firm was mixing the spices in the back of a van which was dirty and had an old carpet on the floor. Not good news for tikka fans....
"08.11.2016 17:02:07" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough trains cancelled - major disruption for commuters Damage to overhead electrical wires at Luton has caused huge disruptions for services through Loughborough on the London/Nottingham/St Pancras route. TRAINS THROUGH LOUGHBOROUGH CANCELLED: Damage to overhead electrical wires has caused huge disruptions for services on the Loughborough route. How is this going to affect your journey home?
"08.11.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net US presidential election: Loughborough analysis predicts result For the past two weeks, EMOTIVE – a unique computer programme that analyses up to 3,000 tweets per second, has been analysing twitter activity The US Presidential race is hotting up - so says a Loughborough University professor
"08.11.2016 15:59:26" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Marks and Spencers to close? This week the company announced this week that it would be closing 60 stores up and down the country. MARKS AND SPENCERS TO CLOSE?: The future hangs in the balance for Loughborough's Marks and Spencers store after the company announced scheduled store closures today.
"08.11.2016 14:03:01" loughboroughecho.net Police reveal type of firearm seized A man was arrested for possession of a firearm on Sunday, November 6 just after noon. UPDATE: The man has since been released with no further action.
"08.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Gallery of Loughborough readers' photographs Some more striking pictures taken by our talented readers. Check out the latest batch of pictures by Echo readers...
"08.11.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Two car collision in Sileby Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service sent out two engines to the scene, and when they arrived at 9.36am, they initially believed that they would be able to assist the female casualty out of car using a longboard. One female casualty had to be removed from a vehicle after a two car collision at Slash Lane, Sileby this morning.
"08.11.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Inquest into deaths of Hinckley father and children opening in Loughborough Police are not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths. The latest developments in this tragic incident
"08.11.2016 07:13:49" loughboroughecho.net Former Leicestershire chief fire officer's £10,000 expenses revealed Richard Chandler ran up bills totalling thousands of pounds on company cards while taking home a £144,900-a-year salary from Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service. What do you think about these expenses?
"07.11.2016 20:48:01" loughboroughecho.net Daytona invitation for college race ace Seb Morris will drive in one of the world's biggest endurance races after topping the 2016 Sunoco Whelan Challenge in his first ever GT season. Great opportunity for Loughborough race ace
"07.11.2016 20:06:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough and Leicester court hearings revealed The latest batch of court hearings of local people are published. Who has been up before the courts this week?
"07.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on November 3 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough features in our video. VIDEO: There were plenty of people heading for a night out Loughborough - can you spot anyone you know?
"07.11.2016 18:05:01" loughboroughecho.net Woman jailed after Leicester stabbing Emma Magson, formerly of Sylvan Street, Leicester was sentenced at Leicester Crown Court after she was found guilty of killing her partner James Knight following a trial which finished last week. Leicester woman Emma Magson has been jailed for 17 years after stabbing her partner to death.
"07.11.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net 20,000 Jet2 free flights on offer in giveaway The competition runs all this week and offers prizes on average every 15 seconds. Fancy winning a return flight? Well, East Midlands Airport-based Jet2 is giving you 20,000 chances.....
"07.11.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands Airport runway refurbishment closures The Castle Donington airport will re-open tonight at 8pm after closing for 48 hours in order to carry out runway refurbishment. East Midlands Airport is set to re-open tonight
"07.11.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Benefit cap: Government cuts explained Soon thousands of families will start losing up to £115 a week. So what is it, how did we get here, and will it affect you? The benefits cap comes into force today - will it affect you?
"07.11.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Netflix's The Crown: Loughborough filming Filming will take place right along the Great Central Railway, with further scenes shot at the Quorn and Woodhouse station later in the week. Netflix's The Crown filming at Loughborough's Great Central Railway station
"07.11.2016 13:50:25" loughboroughecho.net M1 closed after Loughborough accident The accident occurred this afternoon and involves two cars between junction 23, A512 (Loughborough) and junction 23A, A42. M1 CLOSED - LIVE BLOG: One lane is currently closed due to an accident between two cars- Follow our live blog for updates.
"07.11.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Firearms arrest at Great Central Railway Armed police officers were called just after noon yesterday (Sunday, November 6) to the car park of the station after “concern was raised for the welfare of a man”. Armed police officers were called to the car park of the station after “concern was raised for the welfare of a man”
"07.11.2016 12:30:01" Timeline Photos Don't miss this week's Loughborough and Shepshed Echo - as we are offering it on sale to you for just 50p!
Yes, your local newspaper's November 9th edition will be available in stores for half price!
"07.11.2016 12:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Kayleigh film wins prestigious award It is the second award won by the five-minute film in the last few weeks. Film warns about the dangers of online grooming
"07.11.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites The list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for the week commencing November 07, 2016. Drivers you may wish to read this list
"07.11.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fatal crash victim named The collision took place at 1.50am on Sunday, October 30, on the A512 Loughborough Road and involved a Ford Fiesta and a BMW. Police renew appeal for witnesses
"07.11.2016 07:46:14" Morning!
If you are wondering why the lights have gone out in parts of Loughborough this morning and are checking Facebook on your mobile for clues, Western Power Distribution has just tweeted this:
"We apologise for a #powercut in the #Loughborough
"07.11.2016 07:21:34" loughboroughecho.net Recruitment drive by Bare Bones The workshops were held at Knightthorpe Methodist Church Hall in Loughborough in October and they have already attracted a few new potential members. Is Morris dancing something you have wanted to try?
"06.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the week Detached family home of generous proportions Check out our virtual tour of the property of the week...
"06.11.2016 19:30:01" Timeline Photos I hope you have been enjoying this week's Loughborough and Shepshed Echo newspaper - and we have some good news coming your way for next week's paper....
The November 9th edition of the Echo will be on sale at local shops for just 50p - that's half
"06.11.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed town team to draw up list of new priorities One of its biggest achievements has been to secure thousands of pounds worth of funding to transform more than a dozen shop fronts around the town including Shepshed Volunteer Centre, Sew Retro, Spencer's Traditionals and Gasworks. What do you think should be on the list?
"06.11.2016 14:45:00" loughboroughecho.net University of Leicester three-spined stickleback study An international researching team at the university found that male fish build nests to suit local environments - and females judge the males on their ability to respond to changing conditions. Study reveals male fish are judged on their DIY skills by females
"06.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Reverend bids farewell to Baptist Church The couple were presented with a cheque from the congregation, a Mont Blanc fountain pen for Howard, and a rose and garden vouchers for Hilary. End of an era in Shepshed...
"06.11.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Paying tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice... Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and a small number of researchers from the Loughborough Carillon Tower & War Memorial Museum, we look back on those who made the ultimate sacrifice in October 1916. We should never forget...
"06.11.2016 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Centre Stage shows touring villages near you Centre Stage is part of a network of more than 40 rural touring schemes across the UK, providing access to arts events for people in rural areas. New programme gets underway next week...
"05.11.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Hammond and Solo qualify for finals The pair were competing at the White House Farm Equestrian Centre and came second to qualify for the finals which will be held at Drayton in the Clay in Derbyshire. Great achievement for equestrian duo
"05.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Do you get distracted by TV shows? It is surprisingly common and research has shown 15 per cent of us actually cause damage to our home while watching TV. Has this happened to you?
"05.11.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Nobody actually drives at 40mph in a 40 speed limit My wife has got away with speeding in the past because the G-forces distort her face to such a degree that she's unidentifiable on the traffic cameras. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"05.11.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Memorial woodland for Freemasons at Bradgate Park To mark the 300th anniversary of the formation of the United Grand Lodge of England in 1717, a number of projects in Leicestershire and Rutland are underway, including a year-long programme to create a tranquil and reflective space at Bradgate Park. Plan to create a tranquil and reflective space
"05.11.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Quartet write book on an incredible dolphin quest What makes the foursome's excursion different though is that they've produced an illustrated book of the event. Book now for sale...
"05.11.2016 11:30:00" Timeline Photos How can we top this week's packed Loughborough and Shepshed Echo newspaper, which features our 48-page annual First Class supplement?
Well, we are offering next week's (November 9) edition at the princely sum of 50p - that's half price!
"05.11.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Rainbows Hospice set to get slice of £200,000 The funds will be split between Loughborough charity, Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People, and the company's internal charity, Healthy Hope. Welcome cash boost from golf day
"05.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough locked room adventure gains approval It is the second such venture to be given approval this year, with work currently underway to transform the former Loughborough Echo building in Swan Street into Hour Escape Ltd. Will you be trying out this adventure when it opens its doors?
"04.11.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Sapphires suffer narrow home defeat CHARNWOOD Sapphires took to the court on their first home match of the season at Charnwood College against Norfolk side Thoroughbreds, whom like Charnwood had lost both of their two opening games. Sapphires still searching for first National League win
"04.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Borough council hands £347,376 to county council The borough council argued it was the county council's duty to pass the money on while the county council argued that the withheld money could be pumped into a range of other health services across Leicestershire. What do you think about this decision?
"04.11.2016 18:30:00" Timeline Photos Don't miss next week's Loughborough and Shepshed Echo - as we are offering it on sale to you for just 50p!
Yes, your local newspaper's November 9th edition will be available in stores for half price!
"04.11.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Bonfire Night safety tips from Loughborough Fire Station Kris Platts, crew manager for Loughborough Red Watch, issued safety tips as people prepare to celebrate Bonfire Night tomorrow (Saturday, November 5).
"04.11.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Postman sentenced for stealing parcels 'It is a criminal offence to tamper with or delay the delivery of mail.' Suspended prison sentence for stealing parcels
"04.11.2016 16:54:04" loughboroughecho.net Leicester woman found guilty of stabbing partner to death According to police reports during the early hours of the morning Magson phoned for an ambulance, telling the call taker that James had returned home from a night out and “collapsed on her.” She failed to mention he had suffered a stab wound. A 26-year-old woman from Leicester has been found guilty of murder after stabbing her partner in the chest following an argument
"04.11.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Firefighters bring history lesson to life... Children had been busy making a cardboard London, including the infamous Pudding Lane Bakery and Loughborough Fire Station's Red Watch were asked to lend a helping hand. Special history lesson for pupils...
"04.11.2016 13:00:00" Timeline Photos Can you support Loughborough in trying to create the best sports bra?
"04.11.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Father and son walk to raise cash for Uganda Melvin and Phil Cotton walked over 56 miles from their home in Stoke to the Beacon Christian Fellowship in Loughborough. Best foot forward to help Ugandan project
"04.11.2016 09:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Download Festival 2017 headliners revealed Download Festival, the world's premier rock and metal event has announced its headliners, as well as 12 of the world's most exciting bands in rock, pop punk, hardcore and metal. Have you seen who's going to be playing at next year's event?
"04.11.2016 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Video: Movie role for Grammar School pupil Year seven pupil Oliver Cunliffe managed to secure a prominent role in Starfish. A top movie role for a Loughborough pupil
"03.11.2016 21:06:00" loughboroughecho.net Cort celebrates PGA play-off win Victory for Cort secures his place on the Great Britain & Ireland PGA Cup team to face the United States at Foxhills Club & Resort in Surrey next September Great win for Rothley golfer
"03.11.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New Loughborough pub conversion plans are revealed The town pub served its last pint in November 2015. New plans drawn up for a former Loughborough pub - what do you think about this?
"03.11.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police receive 'good' rating in new report The force was judged as “good” overall by inspectors who also highlighted the way the Force has: “Plans in place to increase collaborative working across the East Midlands, allocated resources to high priority areas, planned for future demand and Leicestershire Police has been put under the spotlight
"03.11.2016 15:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Massive fireworks show at Conkers There will be plenty of 'oohs' and 'aahs' as one of the largest fireworks displays in the East Midlands returns to Conkers this year. Here's an idea for a family night out....
"03.11.2016 12:03:01" loughboroughecho.net Man bailed after Humberstone Gate pedestrian car crash Leicestershire Police has said that a 21-year-old man arrested in connection with an incident on Humberstone Gate, Leicester, has been released on police bail. A 21-year-old man has been released on police bail after a car hit pedestrians in Humberstone Gate, Leicester on Tuesday night
"03.11.2016 10:19:57" Traffic update: A6 Quorn is backed up but improving. Area Traffic Control says there was an accident earlier this morning and a diesel spill.
"03.11.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Remembrance Day services in Loughborough and Charnwood Armistice Day will be commemorated on Friday, November 11, with a service at the Carillon Tower and a two-minute silence will be held at 11am. The start and end of the silence will be marked by the firing of a ground maroon. A time to honour the fallen...
"02.11.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Revolution Nightclub on October 29 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in a video photo gallery A great night out at Revolution - are you in our gallery?
"02.11.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Ladies hold their nerve to win penalty shoot-out Loughborough Town produced a hardworking and disciplined display. Loughborough continue great start to their season
"02.11.2016 19:58:00" loughboroughecho.net Breezy Bagel bar and LOFT clothing open new Loughborough store The new store is on High Street, Loughborough on the site that was previously JIM, and the night club Vice Versa before it. New venture will open its doors tomorrow morning...
"02.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Made in Chelsea's Loughborough visit: Alex Mytton and JP coming Alex Mytton and Josh 'JP' Patterson will be appearing at XO Thursdays on November 3, at Vodka Revolution on Baxter Gate. Stars of reality TV show Made in Chelsea will be coming to Loughborough for one night only
"02.11.2016 16:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Gritting team in action to keep roads moving The teams were out last night (Tuesday, November 1) - for the first time this winter - treating a number of roads in the county as the thermometer fell. Gritting team out for the first time last night
"02.11.2016 15:00:48" loughboroughecho.net Bonfire night in Loughborough - what are your plans? If you're attending a fireworks display or bonfire this weekend the Echo would love to hear from you, so please email any photos you have or details of events that you will be attending to firstname.lastname@example.org If you are attending an event then let us know!
"02.11.2016 14:12:56" GOOD news for motorists.
Water main works at the junction of the A6 Derby Road and Belton Road have been completed, say Area Traffic Control.
"02.11.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Man arrested after Leicester crash last night Leicestershire Police were called to Humberstone Gate just before 5pm last night following a report of a vehicle colliding with pedestrians. A 21-year-old man has been arrested following a report of a vehicle colliding with pedestrians in Leicester
"02.11.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough fashion show this Thursday The event, by SOS Charity Fashion Shows, will see brand new high street clothing for sale at a fraction of the cost as the company acquires extra garments produced by clothing manufacturers. On the catwalk to raise awareness of Girls Brigade
"02.11.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough, Charnwood events and gig guide Find something to do locally this coming week with our handy guide. Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"02.11.2016 08:30:00" Timeline Photos We have just put the finishing touches to our annual First Class supplement, which features photos of children's first year in school across Loughborough and Charnwood.
The supplement is great for parents and relatives to keep and treasure those special
"02.11.2016 08:14:10" Morning! Just a reminder to motorists in and around Loughborough - the town's roads will be busy again today as there are temporary lights on Derby Road at the Belton Road/Alan Moss Road junction. Be prepared for delays.
"02.11.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester pedestrians collision: road reopens Emergency services attended the scene and four people were reported to have been injured in the incident. Here's an update on the crash last night in Leicester when pedestrians were injured
"02.11.2016 06:59:15" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Christmas Toy Appeal donations plea The appeal is run by volunteers and relies on donations from the public to be able to make a difference. Can you help this year's appeal?
"02.11.2016 06:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale today, and our edition includes:
• Postman sentenced for stealing parcels
• Our bumper First Class supplement!
• New coffee bar opens its doors
• Festive toy appeal is launched
• Find out who is In The
"01.11.2016 20:53:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough bounce back with narrow win After two consecutive defeats for Loughborough in the last fortnight it was important for the team to stop the rot. Great to see promotion challenge back on track
"01.11.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University: Police tackle 'invisible cyclists' One of the top priorities for police officers covering the university beat is to stamp out irresponsible cyclists who are endangering pedestrians and motorists. Bid to stamp out irresponsible cyclists - what do you think?
"01.11.2016 18:00:01" Timeline Photos Yes, it's that time of year again!
We are just putting the finishing touches to our annual First Class supplement, which features photos of children's first year in school across Loughborough and Charnwood.
The supplement is great for parents and
"01.11.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO GALLERY: Readers' stunning photographs Another batch of striking photos taken by our talented readers. Check out the latest batch of pictures by Echo readers
"01.11.2016 15:00:13" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University's Control Systems Group developing Repoint Repoint is a patented ultra-high availability/maintainability track switch that could help support increased levels of day-to-day rail traffic across the network. Consortium and university to develop radical switch design
"01.11.2016 14:13:00" loughboroughecho.net M1 death crash: Dementia man drove 30 miles in the wrong direction Albert Kenneth Newman, aged 86, of Nottingham, died when his blue Mazda drove the wrong way up the motorway near to Junction 24 of the M1 in the parish of Lockington and Hemington. Police have been criticised by Loughborough Coroner.
"01.11.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Advance warning of road and footpath closures A NUMBER of road closures, footpath closures and parking orders are scheduled to take place in November. Don't be caught out by these road and footpath closures
"01.11.2016 10:06:00" loughboroughecho.net Car fire in Kegworth - services believe it was deliberate The fire was extinguished at 11.05pm after one hose reel jet and a thermal image camera had been used. Services were called to an Audi car alight in Long Lane, Kegworth last night
"01.11.2016 09:11:16" TRAFFIC UPDATE.
Traffic is at a standstill on the Alan Moss Road junction in Loughborough today.
Motorists have been waiting around 10 minutes as a temporary traffic light has been installed.
Leicestershire County Council, which is carrying out the
"01.11.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Loughborough's Echos Nightclub Capturing a great night out in Loughborough in pictures. VIDEO: Another fun - and Halloween-themed - night out at a Loughborough nightspot
"01.11.2016 06:55:09" loughboroughecho.net Missing Hathern woman found safe and well Her family had been growing increasingly concerned for her welfare. Caroline has now been found safe and well
"31.10.2016 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New pound coin: Facts Loughborough businesses need to know A new campaign to support retailers and other major businesses to prepare for the historic new £1 coin has been launched. All you need to know (so far) about the new £1 coin.....
"31.10.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Nicholls just misses out on Aegon doubles title Nicholls and Grey justified their second seed status by reaching the final to face the number one seeds Dasha Ivanova and Petra Krejsova Dramatic conclusion to tennis tournament at University
"31.10.2016 19:03:00" loughboroughecho.net In the Courts... Here is the latest list of cases heard at Leicester Magistrates' Court Who has been up before the magistrates?
"31.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough result at Communities in Bloom This year was the first time Loughborough was put forward for world scrutiny, following much success at both East Midlands and Britain in Bloom level over the years. A great result for Loughborough with Forest Road Green Belt getting a special mention.
"31.10.2016 17:58:00" loughboroughecho.net Who is building what near you The latest planning applications A look at the latest list of planning applications
"31.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on October 27 VIDEO GALLERY: Clubbers had a fine time at a Loughborough nightspot - can you spot anyone you know?
"31.10.2016 15:57:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough taxi drivers encouraged to report hate crime Their job exposes them particularly to unpleasantness and abuse Agencies unite to raise awareness of hate crime
"31.10.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dogs Trust Loughborough firework advice Staff at Dogs Trust Loughborough are getting ready to help petrified pooches cope this November as fireworks screech and soar into the night sky. Is your pooch petrified of fireworks? Here are some tips on how to keep them calm during firework season
"31.10.2016 14:30:01" Timeline Photos It's that time of year again!
We are just putting the finishing touches to our annual First Class supplement, which features photos of children's first year in school across Loughborough and Charnwood.
So don't forget to pick up a copy of the Loughborough
"31.10.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera locations The list of mobile safety camera sites in and around Loughborough for this week have been released. Are any of these locations on your daily commute?
"31.10.2016 11:30:00" loughboroughecho.net Missing Hathern woman - have you seen her? Her family say they are growing increasingly concerned for her welfare. Police are appealing for your help to find missing Carole
"31.10.2016 10:54:55" loughboroughecho.net Video: Poppy Appeal tin stolen from Loughborough newsagents The shop owner has spoken to the Echo of her shock at the incident. CCTV images of the man have been viewed online more than 800,000 times
"31.10.2016 09:20:34" loughboroughecho.net Live: Man with bladed weapon in town 09:16 Police were called to Burder Street in Loughborough at 6.34am this morning (Monday, October 31) following a report of a man with a bladed weapon. Police said that he had caused damage to property and in the interests of public safety armed officers LIVE BLOG: Police at the scene of this ongoing incident in Loughborough this morning
"31.10.2016 07:01:01" loughboroughecho.net Mountsorrel care home is approved Ideal Care Homes wants to build the new home, which would provide both general residential and residential dementia care, on “disused” land at Linkfield Farm off Loughborough Road. Green light given to 66-bed care home in Mountsorrel
"31.10.2016 06:41:12" loughboroughecho.net Man dies following collision Emergency services were called to the A512 Loughborough Road at about 1.50am yesterday (Sunday, October 30) following a collision involving a Ford Fiesta and a BMW. Our thoughts are with victim's family and friends
"30.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the week This hidden gem beautifully nestled beside a 14th century church has a small country house feel and has not been on the open market for more than 30 years. Check out our video gallery of this beautiful property
"30.10.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Polling card row at Shepshed Town Council Shepshed Town Council members voted not to issue polling cards due to the cost - £2,600. Do you think there should have been polling cards?
"30.10.2016 17:08:00" loughboroughecho.net Freemasons award cash to local charities The donations were made at a special event held at Freemasons' Hall in Leicester where a total of £28,490 was donated. Welcome boost for local charities
"30.10.2016 07:02:00" loughboroughecho.net Paying tribute to soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice 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 remember some of the men killed in October 1916. Important that we don't forget those brave soldiers...
"29.10.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Old CDs going for nearly £10,000 What have you got that could be worth a small fortune? Let's hope you haven't just sold one of these for peanuts...
"29.10.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Police hail social media initiative a great success The police joined forces with street pastors, doormen, and student volunteers alike to give an insight into work they carry out on a weekend. Fascinating initiative proves a great success
"29.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Clocks set to go back this weekend The clocks are set to go back on Sunday, October 30, from 2am to 1am. Don't forget to alter those clocks!
"29.10.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Looking back on a very warm September September was dominated by humid air masses coming from the south with frequent areas of high pressure! Echo weather expert Phil Morrish looks at the latest statistics
"29.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Haunted Heritage Michele Smith's ghost encounters Michele Smith is a paranormal investigator and runs a paranormal company called Haunted Heritage with her close friend Gillian Hibbert. Tales of a ghost hunter...
"29.10.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Villages to benefit from £250,000 cash pot The money has been pledged by North West Leicestershire District Council through its new Enterprising Town Centres grant scheme. Cash aims to help regenerate areas and create jobs
"28.10.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough lose top of the table clash with Coalville Loughborough suffered their first league defeat of the season at the weekend when they lost top spot in the Midlands Two East (North) league table to neighbours Coalville. They will be eager to bounce back this weekend!
"28.10.2016 19:09:00" loughboroughecho.net Barrow artist fredSTACKS releases song to combat Brexit abuse Fred Warner, or better known as fredSTACKS released his track 'Standing Together- A movement against prejudice and hatred' as part of compilation album #MoreInCommon. Album is available to download from today
"28.10.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dress up for spooky Halloween at Twycross Zoo The zoo will also run several spooky Halloween activities where visitors can win prizes from small treats to an annual membership. Will you be dressing up for a special trip to the zoo?
"28.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net McDonald's bid to open until 4am in Loughborough for the whole week 'The weekend is always busy with the bars and clubs and in the week it is more for working people.' What do you think about this proposal?
"28.10.2016 15:07:21" loughboroughecho.net Businesses vote 'Yes' in Love Loughborough ballot The Business Improvement District (BID), also known as Love Loughborough, will continue for the next five years. VIDEO: Major vote on whether Loughborough should still have a Business Improvement District.
"28.10.2016 14:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Bridge is demolished for rail work The bridge, in Cossington, was demolished overnight on Saturday, October 8 - Sunday, October 9 and the new, replacement bridge is now being constructed in stages over weekend nights during both October and November. Replacement is being constructed over weekend nights
"28.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Pets at Home Loughborough Support Adoption fundraiser Pets at Home, of Willowbrook Retail Park, Derby Road, Loughborough, is inviting everyone to the store this weekend (October 29-30) to try and ensure all pets have a “hoppy” Halloween. Loughborough store holding special event this weekend
"28.10.2016 08:22:24" loughboroughecho.net www.loughboroughecho.net LIVE BLOG: Have you been affected by the delays this morning?
"28.10.2016 07:56:02" loughboroughecho.net Woman taken to hospital after house fire in Burton on the Wolds 'Thirty per cent damage to the property' Firefighters had to call for extra assistance
"28.10.2016 06:00:01" loughboroughecho.net 'New' flats plan identical to one already rejected T.T.G. Inns Ltd first submitted a planning application to Charnwood Borough Council last year for the part demolition of the social club in Thorpe Hill and the refurbishment of the remaining building with four flats over it. What are your thoughts on this Garendon Club plan?
"27.10.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Bid to tackle town centre street begging issues 'This is a subject that divides opinions; many people want to see more support given, whilst others think we should focus on the aggressive and intimidating behaviour associated with begging.' What's your opinion?
"27.10.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net What is your favourite scary movie? For those who want to spend the night on the sofa with a tub of ice cream and some toffee popcorn then Echo reporter Matt Jarram shares 10 of his favourite fright flicks to see in the occasion. Do you agree? With Halloween creeping around the corner - what is your favourite scary movie?
"27.10.2016 16:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Care home scheme given green light by borough The care home will be on the site of Quorn Football Club's current training pitch, and will provide 64 en-suite single bedrooms with a number of communal rooms, and facilities for cooking and laundry for the 70 staff that will working at the home. "Where will they park their mobility scooters?"
"27.10.2016 15:00:34" loughboroughecho.net Cameron Fields pleads guilty to murder On Saturday, July 16, 31-year-old Adam was with friends in Sumo Bar, Braunstone Gate, when he left briefly to go to a nearby cash point. "My family and I have to live through the pain of losing Adam at such a young age", says victim's mum.
"27.10.2016 13:54:33" loughboroughecho.net Olivier Marc Thomas Leger's Loughborough exhibition Born and bred in Loughborough, artist Olivier Marc Thomas Leger, better known as Oli, has plastered the walls of Loughborough Town Hall's Sock Gallery with sea life, mountains, tiny music notes and oodles of doodles. VIDEO: Award-winning local artist is inviting all to take a look at his exhibition
"27.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Barrow train crash - worker was seriously injured says new report The report states that a passenger train travelling at approximately 102mph at 10.26am on Sunday, February 14 collided with a conveyor boom projecting from an aggregates train standing in siding at Barrow-upon-Soar. NEW REPORT: Worker was seriously injured in a collision between two trains in Barrow-upon-Soar
"27.10.2016 09:50:39" loughboroughecho.net The Visual Arts Exhibition at Loughborough College The Visual Arts Exhibition is taking place in the Arts Academy Theatre, Loughborough College, between 8am-9.30pm. Is your artwork in our video? Loughborough College students are showcasing their talents today
"27.10.2016 08:07:04" loughboroughecho.net Work on M1 junctions From Junction 23a to Junction 25 Will it help the congestion?
"26.10.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Great Central Railway museum - winning design revealed WilkinsonEyre's striking design was chosen from a shortlist of six candidates following extensive public consultation in October 2016. REVEALED: What do you think of the winning design for the new £18m Great Central Railway museum?
"26.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Gymnastics club needs your vote to support grant bid Now with the support of Leicestershire and Rutland Sport and Charnwood Borough Council Sport development team, the club has been granted planning permission to expand into the unit adjoining its current home. Get voting and back club's ambitious expansion project
"26.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Halloween and Bonfire Night safety advice Make sure your Halloween celebrations are safe
"26.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire encouraged to tackle identity fraud The latest government statistics from Ipsos MORI show that only 33 per cent of people in the East Midlands are following the Government's latest advice to use strong passwords made up of three random words. Do you use three random words for your passwords?
"26.10.2016 16:32:00" loughboroughecho.net Hallamford Road Shepshed motorbike fire At 4.37pm Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service received a call stating a motorbike was on fire. Motorbike fire in Shepshed
"26.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net What's on in Loughborough this week Events and a gig guide for the Loughborough area over the next seven days Check out what is taking place over the week ahead...
"26.10.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police release computer generated image The victim was walking through Nelson Mandela Park in Welford Road, Leicester, when she was approached from behind and subjected to a serious sexual assault. Leicestershire Police have released an E-fit after a sexual assault on a woman
"26.10.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Police send officers into Charnwood schools with Killer Clown warnings Insp Barker: “People have been jumping out at individuals as well as cars." Police want pranksters to be considerate
"26.10.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Jo Johnson MP opens facility at Loughborough University Jo Johnson MP, Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation, was joined by Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan at Loughborough University on October 24 to officially open a major new learning and teaching facility. Universities minister full of praise for new learning hub
"26.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police Pot Noodle data OODLES of noodles have been dished out to prisoners in Leicestershire police cells, with 30,000 Pot Noodles served in the past five years - and beef and tomato is the county's favourite flavour. Seems like pot noodles are a prison favourite...
"26.10.2016 06:03:35" loughboroughecho.net Heritage railway engineering site plan lodged with council The planning application says the site is currently vacant and was formerly a building and roofing merchant. What do you think about this proposal?
"25.10.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net East Leake teacher hosting Rainbows Hospice fund-raiser The special evening of shopping and pampering will take place at Fairfield Preparatory School in Loughborough on Thursday, October 27 from 6.30pm-9.30pm.
"25.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Sapphires still waiting for first National League win A weakened team travelled due to the school half term break, and a number of second team players stepped up, and made their debuts at this level of competition. The team's first home match in the league is this Sunday
"25.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net British Veterinary Association tortoise hibernation advice It was once an accepted practice to place a tortoise into a shoe box or cardboard box over winter and one Castle Donington resident did just that as a child. Do you know how to correctly hibernate your tortoise? A Castle Donington resident and veterinary groups are trying to make sure you do.
"25.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Fair is back in town This year's event will take place between Wednesday November 9 to Saturday November 12. What's your favourite memories of Loughborough Fair?
"25.10.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Road traffic collision on A46 Southbound Ratcliffe Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service received the initial call at 1.24pm to report two vehicles were involved in the collision with no persons trapped. Two vehicles involved in a Leicestershire road traffic collision
"25.10.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough elderly residents faced scam Two elderly people from Loughborough have been scammed out of thousands of pounds – don't be the next victim, says Leicestershire Police. The police have released a warning after a scam has conned Loughborough OAPs out of thousands of pounds
"25.10.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands Airport calls for more support after Heathrow announcement Andy Cliffe, managing director of East Midlands Airport, says the government should focus on a new aviation policy to maximise the contribution of regional airports. East Midlands Airport calls for new aviation policy.
"25.10.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Lifetime Achievement nomination for Loughborough councillor “Frankly I'm flabbergasted. It's a huge honour to be nominated and something I'm almost embarrassed about." Councillor will find out if he has won next week...
"25.10.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net 17-year-old from Castle Donington dies after collision The collision occurred on Hill Top, about 250m north of the junction with the A453, Walton Hill, Castle Donington, at around 5.55pm. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this time
"25.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Stunning readers' photographs revealed Here is the latest collection of readers' photographs. Check out our latest batch of great pictures by Echo readers...
"25.10.2016 06:22:55" loughboroughecho.net Rainbows Hospice chief executive quits for IT career return Until the position has been filled, Mandy Ashton OBE has been appointed as interim CEO. Interim chief executive appointed at Rainbows Hospice
"24.10.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net www.loughboroughecho.net Car fire in Kegworth today believed to be caused by oil leak
"24.10.2016 19:51:00" loughboroughecho.net No joy for Loughborough Dynamo Manager Wayne Halcro had to reshuffle his side due to the unavailability of three senior players but welcomed the return of Sam Saunders after injury. It's seven defeats in a row for struggling Dynamo
"24.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough Kelso - a night out at the venue Capturing another great night out in Loughborough in pictures. Check out our latest video photo gallery...
"24.10.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Indecent exposures on trains - do you recognise this man? British Transport Police want to speak to him as they believe he may be able to help their investigation into three incidents of indecent exposure on trains between Leeds and Loughborough. British Transport Police believe the man may regularly travel up and down the Leeds to Loughborough stretch of line - can you help?
"24.10.2016 17:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Jobs fair features big names such as Amazon, Tesco and M&S More than 25 companies of all shapes and sizes will be at the fair advertising more than 2,500 jobs for people of all skill levels, experience and expertise. More than 2,000 job opportunities at jobs fair later this week...
"24.10.2016 15:56:00" loughboroughecho.net Secondary school application deadline looming Moving to secondary school is not an automatic process, and parents need to ensure they have applied for a place before the closing date. Deadline is just days away...
"24.10.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Castle Donington collision - man sustains "serious injuries" The collision occurred in Hill Top, about 250m north of the junction with the A453, Walton Hill, Castle Donington. Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward
"24.10.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites The list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for the week commencing October 24, 2016. A list of mobile safety camera locations in places such as: Loughborough, Sileby, Kegworth and more.
"24.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Latest court case sentences revealed Here is the latest list of cases heard at Leicester Magistrates Court. Who has been before the courts...
"24.10.2016 08:54:47" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police appealing for Peacock Lane witnesses Leicestershire Police were called just after 3am on Saturday, October 22, to a report of a man lying injured on the pavement in Peacock Lane. Did you see what happened on Peacock Lane at the weekend?
"24.10.2016 06:16:47" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough mum-of-three proud of her new invention! Karen Grace, 34, of Alan Turing Road, initially invented the Towel Cozy to keep children warm after coming out of the water but it has now snowballed into a parent's 'must have' item due its many other possible uses. Mum's invention is now used for a variety of things...
"23.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Line wins Formula 3 Cup championship in dramatic finale The Thurcaston race ace put himself in with an outside chance of winning the title with a fifth place and victory in the penultimate round of the series at Silverstone. Fantastic achievement for young race ace
"23.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week: Far Lane, Normanton on Soar See our latest Property of the Week. Check out our property of the week...