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"23.10.2016 15:55:01" loughboroughecho.net Katie Melua returns with bewitching new record The Georgian native gets back to her roots with In Winter , and explains why making a concept album felt like such a courageous move. Singer goes back to her roots...
"23.10.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Paying tribute for 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 look back on those who made the ultimate sacrifice in October 1916. A deserved tribute 100 years on....
"23.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Legally Blonde cast for Christchurch revealed Legally Blonde The Musical tells the story of sorority girl Elle Woods and follows her journey as she enrols at Harvard Law to win back her ex-boyfriend Warner. Find out who will be taking which role....
"23.10.2016 10:45:48" loughboroughecho.net Loogabarooga Festival in Loughborough: live coverage We follow the Loogabarooga Festival events live Are you at the Loogabarooga festival today? We will be live blogging events from today, and retweeting and taking lots of photos so check out the blog to see what is going on.
"23.10.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net One World Week: Loughborough events planned Running from Sunday, October 23 until Sunday, October 30, the annual event is an “opportunity to join a world-wide movement of people taking action for justice locally and globally”. Events kick off on Sunday...
"22.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Foxes bounce back with big county cup win The win, in the league cup, was made all the sweeter as the Foxes also used the weekend as a fund-raiser for the Brain Tumour charty. Success for the Foxes on and off the pitch!
"22.10.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net ITV series Victoria filmed at Great Central Railway In the drama, which has been a ratings hit for ITV, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert enjoy their first exhilarating experience of riding on a train through the Leicestershire countryside.
"22.10.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Viewpoint: Pet cat can put the wind up a bull The lighter side of life with Midlands columnist of the year Mike Lockley. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"22.10.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Ryanair launches East Midlands summer 2017 schedule It has been revealed that the 2017 summer schedule will see three flights weekly to Budapest, in Hungary, and two flights weekly to Spanish destinations Girona and Reus. Have you booked your summer holiday yet?
"22.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Campaign to tackle knife crime It coincides with the launch of a nationwide campaign by police forces in England and Wales to tackle knife crime. Let's hope this campaign proves a success
"22.10.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Skeleton run at Beacon Hill for Halloween Halloween runners will take on five miles of terrifying trails, the horror of Beacon Hill, menacing marshals and a final, downhill run to the finish. Will you be taking part in this event?
"21.10.2016 20:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough pay for missed chances The game started very evenly with both sides sizing the opposition up. Loughborough had a couple of early chances on the brake with the pace of Jack Baker, John Harrison and Mike White up front. Fine line between victory and defeat in Midland Premier League
"21.10.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net International tennis back at Loughborough University There will certainly be much local interest in Olivia Nicholls, who graduated from the University in June this year, and is currently the Loughborough Sport Tennis TASS Player Coach. Great action at the Uni and it's free to watch.
"21.10.2016 16:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Aldi to shut for a month Find out why, and over what time period, here. Closure necessary while refurbishment takes place
"21.10.2016 13:57:01" loughboroughecho.net Online petition launched in bid to 'stop the stink' Mr Simon Sansome has family in Birstall and has said that every time he visits them the stench is disgusting, and now something needs to be done about it. What do youthink - have you noticed the smell?
"21.10.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Winning lottery ticket scam - police release images In some cases, the victims are elderly or vulnerable and as much as £50,000 in cash and jewellery has been handed over to the suspects. Detective Constable Catherine Thompson: “From the reports we've received so far we estimate more than £100,000 in cash has been coerced from the victims."
"21.10.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's The Green Man Pub visited by Fire Service The pub is situated under the Carillon Court shopping centre and can only be accessed by a hole under in the centre. Check out our video gallery from the firefighters' visit
"21.10.2016 10:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police post images to aid with Wojciech Wojciechowski enquiries Enquiries continue to establish how Wojciech Wojciechowski, 45, died and detectives have been appealing for anyone who knew him to contact them. Do you know who these people are? Police have released images of two people who may have known dead Polish man
"21.10.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net The day the Jarrow Marchers arrived in Loughborough To mark the anniversary here is the Echo report from the time. It was 80 years ago today that the Jarrow Marchers came to Loughborough - see how we reported it at the time:
"20.10.2016 19:58:01" loughboroughecho.net Raitt lifts his first 'Rock' title Held at Charnwood Forest Golf Club, 'The Rock' is a 36-hole scratch open golf event for leading amateur golfers which has been running since 1969. Leading amateurs battle for Charnwood Forest golf club title
"20.10.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bridge to Work initiative is set for expansion Bridge to Work, led by Loughborough College, previously won a prestigious national award marking its achievement in providing a work-ready 'talent pipeline' for a huge and growing number of employers in the East Midlands. Building bridges to a future career
"20.10.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Demolition plan for Loughborough pub to make way for flats Councillors in the Hastings Ward decided that the application should be dealt with by planning officers rather than a plans committee. What do you think of this plan to demolish a Loughborough pub?
"20.10.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net M1 smart motorways: public exhibitions this Friday and Saturday Plans to upgrade the M1 between junction 23a (Castle Donington) and junction 25 (Derby/Nottingham) to a smart motorway. An interesting public exhibition taking place on Friday and Saturday
"20.10.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Diwali at Town Hall Five Loughborough organisations take it in turns each Diwali to switch on the illuminations and this year saw the Sikh Temple press the on button and light up Loughborough. Communities have come together for the Diwali celebrations
"20.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Community projects get an M&S transformation The Fearon Community Association is a community centre that is home to a wide variety initiatives for the local public to enjoy and is one of 24 projects that have been transformed as part of Marks and Spencer's Spark Something Good initiative. The power of volunteering.....
"20.10.2016 09:56:16" loughboroughecho.net Handbag taken from inside Leicester hospital - Police appeal for help The bag contained college course work which the loss of this has caused great distress to the victim. Do you recognise this man? Police are appealing for any information about a woman's handbag that was taken on Thursday, August 18 at 2.30pm.
"20.10.2016 09:07:00" loughboroughecho.net Collision near Mountsorrel causes road closure Leicestershire Fire and Rescue service received an emergency call at 6.15am this morning informing them of a collision involving a car and lorry and that one person was trapped in car. Three vehicle collision near Mountsorrel this morning caused both carriageways of the A6 to be closed.
"20.10.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Injured Shepshed woman's call over hole in Loughborough road The 68-year-old told the Echo she had to undergo a CT scan at Leicester Royal Infirmary to ensure the fall hadn't left her with a bleed on the brain. One woman's call for action
"19.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Taekwon-do medal success It came hot on the heels of a successful display at the UITF English Open where seniors Pickering and Lynch were joined by a number of juniors as the team collected a total of 15 medals from the event. Great performances at two championships
"19.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Revolution Nightclub on October 15 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in a video photo gallery Check out our gallery and see if you are featured...
"19.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough town centre revamp - views still sought No funding is yet in place but agreement of a scheme will be essential to secure opportunities for investment as and when they become available. What do you think about these proposals?
"19.10.2016 15:10:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Echo: Loughborough and Shepshed news Loughborough Echo for news, sport, what's on, lifestyle, video and pictures for Loughborough and Shephed WATCH - "We're going on a bear hunt" author Michael Rosen was at Loughborough Town Hall for Loogabarooga Festival this afternoon and reporter Megan Cox got to speak to him. Follow our live blog for all the updates from the festival.
"19.10.2016 14:09:00" loughboroughecho.net Serenade cash boost for Shepshed Volunteer Centre “The money will be put to good use in Shepshed for the vulnerable people who need our help." Choir on song to help volunteer centre
"19.10.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Pleaded guilty to Loughborough robbery, burglary The charges relate to incidents in September this year. Four years for these offences in Loughborough
"19.10.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Sileby drug dealer spared prison A police car pulled over a Sileby drug and found him with around £90 worth of crack cocaine and 79ml of methadone – a heroin substitute used by addicts. Interesting reasons behind decision - do you agree?
"19.10.2016 09:01:04" loughboroughecho.net Loogabarooga Festival in Loughborough: live coverage We follow the Loogabarooga Festival events live Take a look at our Loogabarooga Festival live stream - updated regularly throughout the festival from now until Monday!
"19.10.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide There is plenty to see and do locally this coming week. Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"19.10.2016 06:16:06" loughboroughecho.net Loogabarooga Festival gets underway today The illustrated children's literature festival, which is now in its second year, will see scores of workshops, talks and exhibitions across the town. An array of workshops, talks and exhibitions across town
"19.10.2016 05:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale now! This week's edition includes:
* A full run-down of Loughborough's victories at Britain in Bloom
* Who is In The Courts?
* Trampoline park opens its doors
* Pub faces demolition
* Jailed for attack
"18.10.2016 19:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Opening game win for Loughborough Lightning After finishing runners-up for the second season in a row, Lightning who were formerly known as Loughborough Sport, travelled south to take on a strong Surrey Smashers side. Great start to new campaign for Loughborough Lightning
"18.10.2016 17:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Video: Jump Giants trampoline park opens Billed as the largest trampoline park in the Midlands, Jump Giants opened with a huge launch party on Thursday, October 13. Are you going to be trying this out?
"18.10.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO GALLERY: Fascinating photos by Echo readers Here is the latest selection of amazing photographs taken by our readers. Check out our latest batch of pictures by Echo readers...
"18.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Looking Back: Name these Loughborough streets Many landmarks have gone forever and some are almost unrecognisable. So how did you do in our latest quiz?
"18.10.2016 15:09:27" loughboroughecho.net Woodhouse Day Nursery's registration suspended Woodhouse Day Nursery, in Church Hill, Woodhouse Eaves, was shut on Friday, October 14. A Woodhouse Eaves nursery has had its registration suspended due to "potential risks of harm posed to children"
"18.10.2016 14:47:10" TRAFFIC NEWS: In Loughborough gas works mean that there's four way temporary lights on Sparrow Hill at The Conneries. Delays are possible for the next few days.
"18.10.2016 11:17:05" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough students attacked by drunk men Two drunk young men robbed and attacked a pair of students, tossing wheelie bins and a vodka bottle at them and threatening to stab them in Loughborough. Two students were were "absolutely terrified" after they were attacked with wheelie bins and a vodka bottle whilst making their way home in Loughborough.
"18.10.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Woman dies after Sapcote collision Leicestershire Police said that the collision occurred at about 11.30am on Friday, September 16 on the B4114, Coventry Road, Sapcote, and involved a red Nissan Qashqai and a white Tipper truck. Our thoughts are with the family and friends of the woman who died after this collision last week
"18.10.2016 08:24:56" loughboroughecho.net Missing man Robert Paling returns home safe and well Robert Paling, 56, of Richmore Road, Hamilton, Leicester was reported missing on Sunday, October 16 and this morning it was reported he had returned home safe and well. Mr Paling was reported missing at lunchtime on Sunday, October 16 and police have now said that he has returned home safe and well.
"18.10.2016 06:25:49" loughboroughecho.net Cygnet tangled in fisherman's line at Stonebow Washlands Local resident Dawn Dandy contacted the Echo after a walk with her dog, at Stonebow Washlands, near Mount Grace Road, took a turn for the worse. Appeal issued by RSPCA
"17.10.2016 19:59:01" loughboroughecho.net BatFast simulator lets you face world's top bowlers Two school friends from Kenya, decided that after seeing professional cricketers training with a simulator that they wanted to create something just like it, that anyone could use. So what do you make of this idea?
"17.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough and Charnwood court cases revealed See the outcomes of the latest local court cases. Check out who is in the dock...
"17.10.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Revolution Nightclub party-goers on October 13 VIDEO: Another fun night out in Loughborough - spot anyone you know is?
"17.10.2016 16:02:36" loughboroughecho.net Shoplifting deemed to be a lower police priority '“All crime is not equal and does not cause the same harm. I think what the public would like us to do, and that's my experience, they want us to be focused on the harmful crimes.' What do you think about this decision?
"17.10.2016 15:42:26" Timeline Photos TRAFFIC NEWS: In case you missed it earlier, this crash is still causing traffic chaos in the area.
Follow our live blog here: http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/incident-on-m1-in-leicestershire-12036427
"17.10.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fatal Gotham house fire investigated by the police “The thoughts of all at Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are with the family and friends of the deceased at this sad time.” Police and fire services are investigating the circumstances of what happened at this fire on Friday night
"17.10.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Andy Rush awarded at Britain in Bloom ceremony Andy Rush, editor of the Loughborough Echo and Loughborough in Bloom chair, has been named as a Royal Horticultural Britain in Bloom Community Champion Award. Congratulations to our editor Andy Rush who has achieved a fantastic award.
"17.10.2016 12:22:34" loughboroughecho.net M1 incident Leicestershire: latest news All the latest on this incident on the M1 in Leicestershire LIVE: Incident on the M1 where a HGV has collided with the central barrier is causing traffic chaos, follow for live updates.
"17.10.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites The list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for the week commencing October 17, 2016. Are any of these sites on your way to work? Have a check of this week's list of camera locations.
"17.10.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Adey Steel bid for nuclear accreditation Through Fit for Nuclear, Adey Steel Group has been able to benchmark its current working operations against those needed to supply the industry and where gaps have been identified, adapt its processes to ensure it meets the necessary criteria. Various benefits by taking part in the Fit for Nuclear scheme
"17.10.2016 06:59:49" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire police chief criticised for burglaries comments Phil Kay, assistant chief constable of Leicestershire Police, said he would “far rather” officers could focus on preventing crime and protecting the public than spending their time investigating break-ins where carelessness may have played a role. This follows our exclusive story last week
"17.10.2016 06:21:37" loughboroughecho.net Joe Humphries Memorial Trust's 50th grant awarded Joe Humphries Memorial Trust has gifted £300 to 13-year-old Ahmad Saleh, which marks the charity's 50th Inspire Award. Milestone for Joe Humphries Trust
"16.10.2016 20:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Donington Park to host opening round of 2017 Superbike season Donington Park Managing Director Christopher Tate said: “We are absolutely delighted to be confirmed as hosts of the opening round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship season." Exciting news for bike fans
"16.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Georgian style home on the market for £995,000 Property of the Week Take a virtual tour of this great house with our gallery
"16.10.2016 17:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Self-guided walking trail app takes you round city The trail, which has been created by Experience Nottinghamshire in partnership with Nottingham City Council, is available via a GuidiGo app or hosted online at wwwGuidiGO.com Best foot forward for new trail
"16.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Comic Con bid for Loughborough In the past Paul has jointly run Comic Cons in Reading and Northampton, but he wants to venture out on his own for the first time and is hoping some of his past stars will come with him. Ambitious plans for big comic event in town
"16.10.2016 07:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Loogabarooga Festival: Guide to everything you need to know The illustrated children's literature festival, which is now in its second year, will see scores of workshops, talks and exhibitions across the town. Festival promises to be a literary treat
"15.10.2016 20:00:02" loughboroughecho.net England U21 trio sign for Loughborough Lightning Head coach Karen Atkinson said: “I am excited about the opportunity to work with three players who are undoubtedly the future of English Netball and the Super League." Great signing for Superleague franchise
"15.10.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough wins gold at Britain in Bloom finals Loughborough represented the East Midlands region at the award ceremony and the Gold medal, the highest available, confirms its position as one of the greenest and most beautiful small cities in the country. Fantastic achievement for Loughborough!
"15.10.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Some jobs may have grand titles - but the pay remains peanuts I know a “garnish chef”. He squirts ketchup on beefburgers. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"15.10.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Rock of Ages cast revealed Mainly, it's about rock, specifically classic 80s rock, the sort of songs that make you want to sing at the top of your voice. Check out who has been cast in which role...
"15.10.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Help for dogs frightened by fireworks Equafleece's Dog T-shirts have been hailed as revolutionary by canine therapists and vets who have described them as a 'protective portable hug'. An interesting idea for dog owners to consider
"15.10.2016 06:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Great Central Railway's new museum - shortlist of designs The new museum will be at its terminus Leicester North, near Birstall, and is expected to be fully open to the public in 2021. A decision will be made on the winning design soon...
"14.10.2016 20:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood AC just miss out on national podium Whilst the club just missed out on podium positions, numerous outstanding individual and team performances were given, highlighting the future potential for the club in the forthcoming cross country season. Great effort by young athletes
"14.10.2016 19:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Police take action in Barrow-upon-Soar to protect mum and autistic son Mum says they were forced on two occasions to spend a weekend in a hotel because they didn't feel safe. A terrible situation for mother and her son.
"14.10.2016 18:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough lad's TV show SAS training Charlie Krarup, aged 29, of Far Street, Wymeswold, was one of 25 men selected for the popular television show called SAS: Who Dares Wins. Tune in to Channel 4 to see how he fares...
"14.10.2016 17:00:07" loughboroughecho.net Don't get caught out by roadworks PLANNED ROADWORKS FOR THE NEXT FEW DAYS... Have a nice weekend, without getting stuck in traffic!
"14.10.2016 16:00:13" loughboroughecho.net Roald Dahl Day at the Cope Auditorium Student cinema Flix will be celebrating the work of legendary children's writer Roald Dahl by showing film adaptations of his books. Loughborough University are organising a GLORIUMPTIOUS afternoon of cinema.
"14.10.2016 14:00:07" loughboroughecho.net Half term activities in Charnwood - find things to do... Sessions are taking place in locations around the borough including Loughborough, Shepshed, Birstall and Sileby. Check out what's available for your children...
"14.10.2016 12:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Alex Bowen hosting XO Thursdays The 24-year-old scaffolder/model from Wolverhampton is hosting a club night, called XO Thursdays, next week at the Revolution bar on Baxter Gate, Loughborough. Love Island's Alex is hosting a club night in Loughborough next week, will you go?
"14.10.2016 11:02:08" loughboroughecho.net Distraction burglary prompts police warning Pc Neville is urging people to be aware and not open the door to people claiming from the water board, which is no longer in existence. Great advice to make sure you don't become a victim
"14.10.2016 09:37:03" loughboroughecho.net Police appeal for paralysed Leicester man According to police Mr Ussen, 69, of Moorgate Street, Leicester was last seen at home around 1pm yesterday Can you help to find this missing man from Leicester?
"14.10.2016 06:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Social Saturday backing charity efforts Social Saturday is encouraging people to support local organisations in the town and will be held on Saturday, October 15. It's time to get social....
"13.10.2016 20:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough RFC maintain perfect start to season Loughborough were forced to make several changes to their starting line-up but it didn't stop them making a fast start and registering an early 3-0 lead through Greg Biddle. Club in bouyant mood as 100 per cent record stays intact
"13.10.2016 17:02:27" loughboroughecho.net Britain's Got Talent scouting at Highcross Shopping Centre The Britain's Got Talent team is hitting the road once again, scouring the length and breadth of the country to find future stars. Have you got an amazing talent? This Sunday could be your chance to get yourself in the limelight.
"13.10.2016 16:00:15" loughboroughecho.net Castle Donington collision involves two vehicles Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service received a call just after 3.30pm this afternoon (Thursday, October 13) alerting them to the incident. Traffic was backed up in the area during the incident...
"13.10.2016 15:16:31" loughboroughecho.net Car collides into bank wall in Coalville The incident happened at 2.42pm today (Thursday, October 13) in Belvoir Road. Police are still at the scene.
"13.10.2016 13:18:19" loughboroughecho.net Review: Graeme Swann at Loughborough Town Hall England's greatest spin bowler, and the man regarded as being the voice of test match special, bounced off one another with exquisitely timed one liners and anecdotes that could have only been believed told by two of test match cricket's most famous Guess who was in Loughborough last night? Did you see him at Loughborough Town Hall? Let us know what you thought.
"13.10.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Dialogue with the Emperor Qin's Warriors exhibition A Lego man, a plastic baby and a rocking sphere are all sculptures that have been created based on China's world famous Terracotta Warriors. VIDEO: A Lego man, a plastic baby and a rocking sphere! A unique exhibition has opened next to Loughborough University London campus.
"13.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Missing woman last seen in Loughborough - police appeal Carole Hardacre was last seen at around 11.45am on Tuesday (October 11) getting on a bus in Lemyngton Street, Loughborough, heading towards Leicester. Can you help find missing Carole?
"13.10.2016 08:47:57" loughboroughecho.net Commuters facing severe traffic delays on M1 northbound Commuters should expect to face heavy traffic M1 northbound between J24, A6 Kegworth and J25, A52 Nottingham because of an incident earlier on. RECAP: Latest on the M1 northbound traffic delays
"13.10.2016 08:20:40" loughboroughecho.net Traffic delays on M1 northbound Commuters should expect to face heavy traffic M1 northbound between J24, A6 Kegworth and J25, A52 Nottingham because of an incident earlier on. Warning to drivers, severe traffic delays around Loughborough this morning.
"13.10.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Stanford Hall: £43m services contract for rehabilitation centre Working alongside main contractor Interserve, SES is providing full mechanical and electrical services to deliver a purpose-built, state-of-the-art clinical facility for the Armed Forces when it becomes operational in 2018. Major contract worth millions awarded for Stanford Hall development
"12.10.2016 20:56:24" loughboroughecho.net Composer set for new production of Dracula Michael Thornley has spent more than three months creating an original soundtrack for the live performance inspired by the classic tale after being given a unique opportunity to become a composer in residence. Showcase takes place tomorrow - will you be there?
"12.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Baker hits hat-trick as Loughborough bounce back Loughborough Town were happy to sit back and soak up North Stafford pressure and hit them on the counter. An important win for Loughborough Town's 1st XI
"12.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Free babygrow aims to help parents in CPR emergencies Parents in Loughborough can get their hands on the exclusive babygrow this week which is designed to help them perform CPR on their baby if they stop breathing. This possibly life-saving babygrow will be available in Loughborough tomorrow...
"12.10.2016 18:30:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicester cyclist knocked off bike by pedestrian - police appeal On Thursday, September 29 a 63-year-old man was knocked off his bike by a pedestrian in Highcross Street at around 11.50pm.
"12.10.2016 18:01:33" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Revolution Nightclub on October 8 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in a video photo gallery Are you featured in our video photo gallery?
"12.10.2016 17:00:32" loughboroughecho.net Charley Road collision leaves woman with serious injuries A Renault Clio and a lorry were involved in a collision at around 9.45am which resulted in the driver of the Clio, a woman, sustaining serious injuries. Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision to come forward...
"12.10.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Business protest at Cumberland Road Trading Estate Concerns raised over rent increases and future of the site. Video: Businesses protest over rent increases at trading estate in Loughborough.
"12.10.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Community Green Flag raised for dedicated Bloom couple Friday, September 30, was a proud day for Harry and Pat Cook, who live on the corner of the Forest Road and Epinal Way roundabout. Well deserved honour for In Bloom stalwarts
"12.10.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Ofsted praises Beacon Academy improvements Ofsted says that senior leaders, governors and the school's sponsor, the Academies Enterprise Trust, are taking “effective action”. Academy making strides in the right direction...
"12.10.2016 12:52:00" loughboroughecho.net Fruit Routes events taking place this week Events taking place this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Will you be taking part in any of the events this week?
"12.10.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Severn Trent Water work on Charley Road It was reported this morning that traffic was getting busy on the run up to Nanpantan Road, Loughborough, as four-way traffic lights are in operation at the Charley Road and B519 crossroads. Have these roadworks had an impact on your journey to work? Delays could continue for the next few days.
"12.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Heritage centre bid gets £202,100 windfall Tarmac has donated £202,100 to Quorn Parish Council via the Landfill Communities Fund (LCF), to support the development of the centre. Welcome boost for village project
"12.10.2016 10:18:26" loughboroughecho.net Police chief poses tricky question on student burglaries "If people leave doors or windows open there is an expectation the police will investigate". Do you think that the police should investigate student burglaries if windows and doors are left open? This is the question being posed by assistant chief constable of Leicestershire police, Phil Kay.
"12.10.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net HGV collision sees road closed for nearly seven hours Two HGVs had been involved in a collision but both were carrying non-dangerous goods.
"12.10.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide There is plenty happening over the coming week locally - why not have a look to see if something grabs you? Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"12.10.2016 07:03:30" Another tip for drivers this morning - roadworks have started on Charley Road and traffic is getting busy on the run up to Nanpantan Road, Loughborough, so please do allow extra time for possible delays.
"12.10.2016 06:47:17" Morning all!
If you are just about to set off for work on the M1, just be advised - there is heavy traffic on the M1 southbound between J24, A6 (Kegworth) and J23a A42, because of an incident. Traffic is described as 'medium'.
"12.10.2016 06:00:52" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed Scaresheep Festival produces imaginative creations The annual event took place on Saturday, October 8 to Sunday, October 9 and raised more than £650 for Shepshed Volunteer Centre and the Shepshed Special Community Bus. Which creation would you vote for as the best of them all?
"12.10.2016 05:30:00" Timeline Photos There is something for everyone in this week's Loughborough Echo newspaper, including:
* Police chief poses a tricky question.....
* Cut out and use our autumn days out discount vouchers
* Shoplifting deemed to be a lower police priority
* Find out who
"11.10.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Woman touched inappropriately this morning - police appeal The woman was walking when she was approached by a man who was jogging. Police are appealing for help in tracking down the man responsible
"11.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'Couch to 5k initiative' is a big success Supported by Run England the nine week course, launched at the 3M sports ground in Leicester Road, Loughborough, is designed for people who are inactive or who find exercise difficult. Have you been inspired to take up running?
"11.10.2016 19:05:00" loughboroughecho.net Anger as Poplar trees are chopped down on estate Land on the De Lisle owned Garendon Park Estate, off Buckingham Drive has been home to hundreds of Poplar trees for over 40 years, but now they are being cut down using heavy duty chain saws and machinery. What do you think about the decision to cut down the trees?
"11.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed and Loughborough constituency changes in the pipeline The Boundary Commission for England (BCE) has published its initial proposals for new Parliamentary constituencies and a consultation is now underway to gauge public opinion. Boundary Commission review could see big changes...
"11.10.2016 17:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Video of fascinating photographs taken by Echo readers Some more amazing pictures snapped by our talented readers. Check out the latest batch of pictures by Echo readers....
"11.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Olympian Steve Redgrave announces NCSEM open Sir Steve Redgrave, who is regarded as one of Britain's greatest-ever Olympians and the most successful male rower in Olympic history, graced the university campus today. WATCH one of Britain's greatest-ever Olympians open a new sporting centre at Loughborough University today
"11.10.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Bank donates £88,000 to Rainbows Hospice Ikano Bank, the Swedish Bank based in Nottingham, has donated £88,000 to the local charity through its international Ikano Group Health Week initiative. Hospice celebrates windfall from Swedish bank
"11.10.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Free food to bring communities together Free food event in Loughborough to bring communities together during National Hate Crime Awareness Week. Free cuisine from around the world at special Loughborough event this Thursday.
"11.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Gary Beadle injured at Loughborough club The cheeky reality TV star was making a guest appearance when shortly after he arrived he had to leave due to a freak knee injury. Were you at last night's event which saw Geordie Shore star Gaz end up in hospital?
"11.10.2016 09:59:20" loughboroughecho.net Bertie the cat missing in Loughborough Ted Parton is looking to be reunited with his 15-month-old cat, Bertie, who was last seen on the evening of Wednesday, September 21, in the Garendon area. FIND BERTIE: A dedicated owner has already distributed 750 posters and now he is asking Loughborough residents to search for his missing cat
"11.10.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough child abduction claims: Police clarify incident Reports on social media claim that a woman attempted to abduct a child. Woman in Wilko was not trying to abduct child say police
"11.10.2016 06:12:41" loughboroughecho.net Shock after runner kicks dog at Charnwood Water “I couldn't believe it, I had let her off the lead for a minute and then I heard a scream around the corner and ran to check she was okay." Distressing incident at Charnwood Water
"10.10.2016 20:09:01" loughboroughecho.net Sapphires defeated in National League debut It was always going to be tough first game for Charnwood who lost heavily to Billericay in the play offs at Sheffield on their way to securing their place in the National Premier League Division Three. Charnwood Sapphires lose tough opening clash
"10.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dramatic photos of van inferno in Woodhouse Eaves Thought to have been arson Have you seen these photos sent in by an Echo reader?
"10.10.2016 18:01:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough and Leicester courts listings The latest cases from Loughborough Magistrates' Court and Leicester Magistrates' Court. Who is in the courts this week...
"10.10.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Revolution Nightclub party-goers on October 6 VIDEO: It looks like it was a fun night out at a Loughborough nightspot - can you spot anyone you know?
"10.10.2016 15:59:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed homes plans are submitted Four Seasons Healthcare is seeking planning permission for nine three and four bed homes on land described as “unused” and “overgrown” to the rear of the Tickow Lane care home. What do you think about this housing bid?
"10.10.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Residents post Loughborough "Killer Clowns" encounters Killer Clown incidents are being reported in Loughborough, Shepshed, Whitwick and Birstall. Have you been witness to any of these terrifying pranksters? Here is a list of where they have been spotted in and around Loughborough
"10.10.2016 13:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Castle Donington children waving signs to slow down drivers Claire Dawson, of Glover Road, has taken a creative approach to getting cars to lower their speed around the estate where she lives after worrying about her children getting struck by a car while playing out. Creative approach to get drivers to slow down
"10.10.2016 13:30:01" loughboroughecho.net Fire crews rescue horse from three foot ditch The incident took place in Meadow Lane, Syston, on Friday, October 7.
"10.10.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Man stabbed in Leicester - police appeal for witnesses A man was admitted to hospital after he sustained stab wounds during an incident in Oxford Street. Can you help police with their investigation?
"10.10.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites The list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for the week commencing October 10, 2016 Are you up-to-date with the locations of mobile safety cameras? This is the latest release.
"10.10.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Cremation charge increase in Loughborough criticised 'We believe it more responsible and fairer to bereaved families to do this rather than have no price increases, until a huge hike in fees is required ' What do you think about this price increase?
"10.10.2016 10:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Castle Donington collision involves car and motorbike Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service received a call just after 5.30pm yesterday alerting them to the incident which took place in Diseworth Road, Castle Donington. Two fire crews were sent to this incident yesterday evening.
"10.10.2016 08:28:38" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Fire attended A46 roundabout incident At 8.35am several calls were placed by commuters passing the A46 Roundabout with the A6 at Birstall after a car caught fire. Did you see this car fire this morning?
"10.10.2016 06:18:04" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University's health research boost It is one of 20 NHS and University partnerships across England to receive part of a record £816m in a five-year funding package to develop new, ground-breaking treatments, diagnostics, prevention and care for patients in a wide range of diseases. Great news for University...
"09.10.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough war dead from WWI battle revealed 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 during the Battle of Morval in September 1916. Paying tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice
"09.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Simply Red star talks family, fame and life on tour Celebrating the 25th anniversary of their hit album, Stars, Simply Red are back and will be hitting the road in November Can you believe it's 25 years since the release of Stars?!
"09.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week Highly regarded residential location of substantial detached homes leading to Burton Hall. Take a tour inside with our gallery
"09.10.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net The latest planning applications for your area Schemes submitted to Charnwood Borough Council Have a look and see if something is planned on your street...
"09.10.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Glenmore Park bog garden is completed Coun Jane Lennie, vice chairman of Shepshed Town Council, told the Echo: “Rather than try to negate a natural feature, we thought we would enhance it instead." What do you think of the new addition at Glenmore Park?
"09.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Louise Steel releases EP Birstall's Louise Steel, aged 30, will bring out her new EP Dangerous Seduction later this year. International collaboration for singer-songwriter
"09.10.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Conkers' Oktoberfest with beer, food and Oompah music The adult-only event will feature beer, a hot supper of Bavarian food and one of the most entertaining and exciting Oompah bands in the country. Adult only event takes place from October 21-22
"09.10.2016 06:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Bradgate Park deer rut season rules The rut, or deer mating season, sees Red stags roaring and Fallow bucks grunting and the deer change their behaviour. Advice issued by Bradgate Park Trust
"08.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Foxes toast county cup success The senior team won 15-0 at Desford as Chloe Young scored six, Charlotte Cooper scored a second half hat trick while there were also goals for Moore, Eastham, Tugby, Mattock, Kiernan and an own goal. County success ahead of FA Cup clash tomorrow
"08.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'I'd be dead if it wasn't for this church' Battled with addiction for 32 years and only got sober with the help of Beacon Christian Fellowship Spotlight falls on Beacon Christian Fellowship
"08.10.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net CCTV catches fly-tipper dumping fridge-freezers CCTV footage from the unit showed a flat-bed truck driving into the car park on October 10, 2015, and a man dumping the fridge-freezers. Fly-tipper fined after being caught by CCTV footage...
"08.10.2016 15:04:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police advise on Nottingham Knockers Police forces across the country have been issuing warnings after a wave of crimes involving gangs of men claiming to be selling cleaning products when in actual fact they are scoping out houses in preparation for a burglary at a later date. Local incidents prompt advice
"08.10.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Sex is a no-no, unless it involves bees I was gripped by an irrational fear of inadvertently letting slip a swear word during delivery. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"08.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Mum of four wins beauty pageant on her debut Kelly Mitchell will be competing against women from different regions for the honour of being called Miss Galaxy England after she secured the title Miss Loughborough Galaxy. Kelly needs sponsorship to attend grand final - can you help?
"07.10.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Kayleigh Haywood Police film wins award Kayleigh's Love Story was awarded the bronze award in the Social Screen category in the annual Clarion Awards run by EVCIOM at a ceremony held today (Friday, October 7) in Covent Garden, London. Leicestershire Police's Kayleigh Haywood film about the dangers of online grooming has won a prestigious national award
"07.10.2016 19:57:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough beat champions in inaugural BUCS Super Rugby clash Cheered on by over 3,000 Freshers, the boys in purple dominated the first half to lead 17-3 at the interval, but were made to weather a seemingly never-ending Exeter storm in the second half, eventually securing the win they richly deserved. Fantastic win for Loughborough University
"07.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Kyle Busby sent cards from around the world On the run up to his birthday, the teen, who struggles with socialising, asked his dad if the reason he never receives birthday cards is because he “has no friends”. Happy Birthday Kyle! The autistic teen has had the "best birthday ever" after dad posted online plea for cards.
"07.10.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Three homes burgled in Loughborough The first incident happened sometime between September 18 and September 25 in Wren Close. Police issue appeal for witnesses
"07.10.2016 17:00:38" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Loughborough's Echos Nightclub Capturing a great night out in Loughborough in pictures. Check out our video gallery - are you featured in it?
"07.10.2016 16:30:00" loughboroughecho.net Geordie Shore's Gaz is hitting Loughborough The North East lad who has claimed to have a 'degree in pulling' is currently a star on Ex on The Beach, and has been tugging on the heart strings of former girlfriend, Liverpudlian DJ, Lillie Lexie Gregg. Why Aye Man! Look which cheeky chappy is coming to the toon!
"07.10.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Radio One plays Loughborough University video The Students Union's video has been released and during his show, DJ Scott Mills played clips from their own version of Five's 'Moving on Up'. How do you rate the rendition of 'Moving on Up'?
"07.10.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Draconid meteor shower peaks tonight Many astronomers and stargazers consider the Draconid shower to be one of the most spectacular astrological displays of the year. How to see one of the most spectacular astrological displays of the year in Loughborough tonight.
"07.10.2016 11:06:00" loughboroughecho.net Guess celebrities linked to Loughborough Can you identify the famous faces? Sp how did you do in this quiz?
"07.10.2016 09:59:00" loughboroughecho.net Jonas Blue is coming to Loughborough The man behind hit summer singles such as Fast Car and Perfect Strangers will be appearing at Loughborough Students' Union during Freshers week on Saturday, October 8. Chart-topper in town tomorrow - will you be there?
"07.10.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Transit van fire in Woodhouse Eaves Services received an emergency call at 8.39pm last night and one fire engine from the Coalville station was called to the scene on Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves. Ford Transit van believed to have been deliberately set on fire in Beacon Road, Woodhouse Eaves
"07.10.2016 06:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Rothley post office plan approved The proposal to move the local post office 23 metres down the road, from 9 Woodgate to the Mercury News Shop, at 1 Woodgate, were met with resistance from residents when it was announced earlier in the year. This post office is on the move - despite protests
"06.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough fightback to secure vital away win Loughborough came into the match with confidence after a good home win against Southwell the previous week. However it was the hosts who dominated the early exchanges. Great performance by Loughborough RFC's 1st XV
"06.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed sexual assault - police release e-fit of suspect Leicestershire Police are appealing for the public's help in tracking down the suspect. Can you help police track down the suspect?
"06.10.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough Kelso - a night out at the venue Capturing another great night out in Loughborough in pictures. VIDEO: Can you spot anyone you know from this night out at Kelso?
"06.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Scaresheep festival is this weekend Householders all over town will be displaying their handiwork on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9. A festival with a difference....
"06.10.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Teacher caught with child pornography given suspended sentence The 32-year-old from Mountsorrel also asked a 13-year-old girl on the internet to send him revealing and topless photos.
"06.10.2016 13:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Rubicon Sparkling Mango recall A popular fizzy fruit drink is being recalled over fermentation signs - making them liable to potentially explode. Is this your favourite drink?
"06.10.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed tortoise Rocket is home Bekki Jones asked residents in the Griffin Close area of Shepshed to check their gardens and hedges yesterday as her one-year-old miniature tortoise Rocket had gone missing. ROCKET RETURNS! The tiny tortoise returns... right to his owner's doorstep.
"06.10.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Week-long campaign for World Mental Health Day Sessions will be on offer during the week, including a one-off 'Well, Well, Well' event from the Loughborough Wellbeing Café. A week-long campaign to raise awareness
"06.10.2016 10:35:53" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Jazz Club opens The new venture is at the Radmoor Centre at Loughborough College. VIDEO: Coverage from last night's new Jazz Club at the Radmoor Centre, Loughborough College, with footage of legendary trumpet player Bruce Adams.
"06.10.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Finley fund-raiser is a big success The Sandicliffe Loughborough charity group aimed to raise £8,000 to put towards purchasing the machine that will allow the little boy to communicate with his loved ones. Caring efforts in an all-night fund-raiser for young Finley
"05.10.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Young woman robbed in Leicester The 19-year-old victim was walking home around 2am through a walkway leading to Upperton Road from Bede Park when she was approached by a man who assaulted her before stealing her handbag. Young woman robbed in Leicester by man wearing skull bandana - Leicestershire Police appeal for information.
"05.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Wright secures fourth world title in South Africa Competing in the Men's Over 75 event he beat South Africa's Desmond Sacco 11-9, 11-9, 9-11, 12-10 for his third successive world title. South African success for Diseworth squash player
"05.10.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Revolution Nightclub on October 1 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in a video photo gallery A night out at Revolution - are you in our video gallery?
"05.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Criminals jailed for Leicestershire robberies Thomas Law, Callum Marson and Scott Coleman appeared at Leicester Crown Court last week charged with robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, conspiracy to commit burglary and conspiracy to steal motor vehicles. Career criminals jailed for nearly 20 years for their parts played in Leicestershire burglaries.
"05.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Mountsorrel waste site is reopening Mountsorrel Recycling and Household Waste Site, of Granite Way, Mountsorrel, will be reopening tomorrow at 9am after being broken into in the early hours of Sunday, September 11. Vandals have caused problems for this waste and recycling site
"05.10.2016 15:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Quorn set to host FA chairman He is set to attend the game alongside James MacDougal (FA Head of Corporate Affairs) and Mick Baikie (National Clubs Services Manager). FA chairman to attend Quorn match tonight...
"05.10.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Name unveiled for Shepshed's merged school The new school will cater for students from Year 7 all the way through to Year 13, with the aim of the merger being to “make the most of the fantastic teaching staff and facilities we have on the campus”. Do you think this is a good choice of name for the merged school?
"05.10.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Miniature tortoise escaped in Shepshed Bekki Jones is appealing to residents in the Griffin Close area of Shepshed to check their gardens and hedges thoroughly as her one-year-old tortoise Rocket has gone missing. Can you help return Rocket to his owner? Shepshed residents be sure to check your gardens for this tiny tortoise.
"05.10.2016 11:30:41" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Loves Dogs show is a hit Hosted by Love Loughborough and College Garth Kennels, 183 dogs and their owners showed off their furry friends' skills. VIDEO: Dogs galore headed to the town centre at the weekend
"05.10.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Events, Gig Guide for Loughborough and Charnwood Find out what is happening locally this week. Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"05.10.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Review: Greasepaint bring Barnum's circus to town! Barnum is undoubtedly one of the maddest musicals I have ever seen – and there isn't a moment in Greasepaint's production where the audience can catch their breath. Roll up! Roll up! The circus has come to town!
"05.10.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Car fire in Leicester - believed to be stolen and deliberate The incident happened at the A46 Hobby Horse Island to A607 North Bound. Car fire in Leicester last night - believed to be stolen and deliberate
"05.10.2016 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed man charged in connection with death of Carl Pask He is due to appear at Leicester Magistrates Court this morning (Wednesday, October 5). A development in this murder investigation
"05.10.2016 06:07:57" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Santa Fun Run and Walk can be done in blue.... A record number of Santas took part in the Loughborough Rotary Club's annual Santa Fun Run and Walk last year raising more than £40,000 for local and national causes. Will you be taking part in this year's event?
"05.10.2016 05:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale now - and here is just some of what is inside:
* Advice issued to visitors of Bradgate Park about deers
* Loughborough Crematorium price increase criticised
* Picture special for Loughborough Loves
"04.10.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Home defeat for Loughborough Town Loughborough continued to apply a high press but started to rush when in possession, causing too much turnover and allowing Belper back into the game. Catch up on the latest action from Loughborough Town
"04.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Half of East Midlands already turned their heating on - have you? The data collected from British Gas Hive Active Heating customers shows that more people in the region have turned their heating on compared to their southerly counterparts, who are still enjoying the last of the sunshine. So which half do you fall into....on or off?
"04.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Claudio Ranieri painting stolen from Leicester art gallery The gallery is now appealing for the safe return of the stolen print, which is called Claudio Rex Ratae - or Claudio, King of Leicester. Can you help track down this interesting artwork?
"04.10.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net PHOTOS: Harvest, a leopard - and Boris Johnson! Check out the latest batch of pictures by Echo readers
"04.10.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Discarded needle in boy's arm Elaine Spencer, aged 42, who is a member of Warwick Way Action Group (WAGS), said she made the horrifying find at the former Cavills Engineering Works in Station Avenue, Loughborough. A horrible situation
"04.10.2016 15:03:52" loughboroughecho.net Robbery in Leicester - Police are looking for more information “The victim sustained minor injuries in the incident." Leicestershire Police are investigating a robbery that took place on Friday, September 23
"04.10.2016 11:27:16" loughboroughecho.net Charley Road traffic collision The incident was notified to us by a member of the public early today. RECAP: Collision between Shepshed and Whitwick has left woman in "serious condition"
"04.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile speed camera list The list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for the week commencing October 3, 2016 plus two new additions This week's locations of the mobile safety cameras have been revealed
"04.10.2016 10:11:01" loughboroughecho.net M1 blocked following car fire AREA Traffic Control has reported that a car is in flames on the M1 South Bound just before junction 22. Traffic is tailing back and building up. Live Blog: Follow all the latest news on the M1 car fire which is causing tailbacks.
"04.10.2016 09:59:04" reg-cms1a.loughboroughecho.net reg-cms1a.loughboroughecho.net Live Blog: Follow all the latest news on a car fire on the M1 South Bound just before junction 22.
"04.10.2016 09:00:01" Timeline Photos Former Eastenders star Paul Nicholls plays iconic Tim Robbins role in Stephen King's Shawshank Redemption.
"04.10.2016 06:02:10" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands Airport family sports event revealed The event coincides with the closure of the airport for a runway refurbishment programme, in which the airport will be closed for seven consecutive weekends in November and December. Will you be taking part in this special event?
"03.10.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Young driver lost control driving up to 100mph - two killed An inquest heard how the driver caused a crash which killed himself and a motorist from Barrow-upon-Soar in an oncoming vehicle. An inquest heard how the crash killed the young driver and another motorist.
"03.10.2016 19:53:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough fight night on the horizon The dynamic duo will top the bill alongside other local boxers including David Whannell who is best known for scoring goals rather than landing punches at the Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels promotion at Loughborough Leisure Centre on Sunday, October Fight night promises to be a knockout success!
"03.10.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Court cases heard at Leicester Magistrates Court Here is a list of cases heard by magistrates. Find out who has been up before the courts...
"03.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Jonezy raps for Charnwood Borough Council Jonezy has given his special talents to the council and produced a rap for the Don't Muck Around campaign which encourages people to pick up after themselves and their pets. VIDEO: Tackling litter and dog fouling through rap music....
"03.10.2016 16:00:02" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough Freshers welcome party at Revolution Nightclub VIDEO: A special welcome party was held at a local nightspot for Loughborough University freshers
"03.10.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Double decker bus and two cars in collision near Rearsby The incident has left a female passenger with life threatening injuries, according to Leicestershire Police.
"03.10.2016 14:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Five-year-old set for charity haircut Amy Smethurst, of Stonehill Avenue, Birstall, is encouraging people to sponsor her daughter, Lilly, Youngster eager to help cancer charity...
"03.10.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Second novel by Loughborough's Joanna Courtney Joanna is hoping reactions to the latest release will be as good as those to the first book, The Chosen Queen, which was released in May 2015. Author releases second part of historical trilogy...
"03.10.2016 08:33:17" loughboroughecho.net Police appeal for help to find missing Mitch Anthony 'Mitch' Mee, 43, who is known as Mitch, was last seen at Leicester Royal Infirmary at around 7am on Wednesday (September 28). Do you know anything that could help police find missing Mitch?
"03.10.2016 06:11:50" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Death Cafe aims to break taboos Evelyn Silver, who creates artistic ceremonies, is hosting the event as she believes not enough people talk about death, despite it being something everyone will eventually face. What do you think about this new concept?
"02.10.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Spencer sets new PB at Berlin marathon It was a race which saw the second fastest marathon time ever as Ethiopia's Kenenisa Bekele won the race in a time of 2:03:03. A great achievement by local marathon runner...
"02.10.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week The dining area is well proportioned and has a feature cast-iron fireplace. Take a tour of the property with our gallery...
"02.10.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Shoppers reveal bizarre alternatives to plastic bags.... Still dodging the 5p plastic bag of shame bag charge? Why not use a bucket instead? How far would you go to save five pence?
"02.10.2016 06:11:00" loughboroughecho.net £340,000 county cash for Charnwood In June, the Echo reported that the county council was refusing to hand over Government money earmarked for Charnwood's disabled people. Cash will be given to Charnwood Borough Council
"01.10.2016 20:09:01" loughboroughecho.net Aikines-Aryeetey looking to bounce back With attentions now turning back to London and next August's World Championships, Malcolm – who won 4x100m relay bronze at the 2005 and 2007 editions – is adamant Aikines-Aryeetey and his team-mates can put their Olympic disappointment firmly behind them. Loughborough athlete putting Rio disappointment behind him
"01.10.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Stories of WWI soldiers fallen in battle Tanks were used for the first time in history but with limited success, being lightly armed and often subject to mechanical failure. Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice
"01.10.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Hotline for flood queries Leicestershire County Council is the lead local flood authority and as part of its duties decided to ensure the public have a point of call for all queries and problems relating to flooding. County council open hotline for residents
"01.10.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net My earwax has been burning for three days I turned sharply in the Post Office queue and singed someone's eyebrows. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"30.09.2016 20:02:19" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough College squash player becomes an online hit At 17 Noah is the youngest member of the squad heading to South Africa this week for the 2016 World Deaf Squash Championships. Squash player set for World championships...
"30.09.2016 18:04:00" loughboroughecho.net M1 J23 revamp and Loughborough science park among cash bid The Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) has submitted its bid for £144m in economic growth money. Bid submitted for £144m from Government fund
"30.09.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Paula running 5km every day for a year She has chosen to do this after meeting her sister and nephew, who had a rare type of cancer, for the first time - despite them only living in Leicester. Woman takes on fund-raiser to help Wishes 4 Kids
"30.09.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Sandicliffe Loughborough Finley Goffer fund-raiser Sandicliffe Loughborough, of Derby Road, are raising money for six-year-old Finley Goffer, who suffers from a brain disorder. Car dealership to stage 24-hour event to help brave youngster
"30.09.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Rothley Tennis club plays host to the Davis Cup trophy A club spokesman said: “The event is welcome to everyone – whether you are a member or not. The club is one of just two clubs in Leicestershire county to host the cup." Chance to see the Davis Cup trophy on Saturday...
"30.09.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Wooodbrook Vale School warn parents after incident yesterday “We have been informed that a student was approached at approximately 4.30pm by a couple in a car on Valley Road yesterday. The police have been informed. Students have been asked to be vigilant when walking to and from school.” Warning text sent out to parents
"30.09.2016 11:38:13" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands airport baggage handlers filmed The woman spotted the handlers after she stepped off a Ryanair flight, which flew from Malaga to East Midlands. Airport is investigating the incident
"30.09.2016 10:35:28" loughboroughecho.net Sutton Bonington man dies in car crash The driver was travelling from Sutton Bonington towards his home in Kingston-on-Soar when the incident happened, according to Nottinghamshire Police. Our thoughts are with the young man's family and friends following this tragic incident
"30.09.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New Loughborough jazz club launching It will be held monthly with a bar and special guests to accompany Lizzie Cooper and band. One for music fans
"29.09.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Get ready for the drama of the Ryder Cup RYDER CUP PREVIEW Check out our great magazine previewing the Ryder Cup
"29.09.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Lidl store plans for Loughborough are submitted to council The proposed opening times are 7am to 10pm, Monday - Saturday, and Sunday and Bank Holidays, 10am to 4pm. All the latest on the new store proposals
"29.09.2016 18:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Unique insight into policing on social media this weekend From 8pm on Saturday night through to the early hours, the Force will be posting messages, pictures and videos across a range of social media channels about incidents in and around Loughborough which require police attendance. Special initiative kicks off at 8pm on Saturday...
"29.09.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Travel: Sea Life invite to Loughborough teachers Who knew homework could be so much fun! This could be of interest to teachers in Charnwood
"29.09.2016 16:13:39" If you are just about to leave work and head to the motorway, beware - there was an accident earlier on the M1 Leicestershire Northbound between J22 for A50 Leicestershire and J23A for A42 Leicestershire, and there is queuing traffic on M1 northbound
"29.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 27-year-old motorcyclist dies in Kegworth collision William Wilkinson, was travelling on the A50 westbound, a short distance from junction 24 of the M1 in Kegworth when the accident occurred. A tragic accident in Kegworth. Thoughts with his family and friends.
"29.09.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Generator project launched in Loughborough this weekend The Generator, in Frederick Street, will be a creative hub which aims to interact with cultural, creative, artistic outreach and other activities within the town. An interesting project for creative people
"29.09.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Video of Leicestershire Police M1 tactical collision FOOTAGE has been released of a police vehicle that had to safely guide a motorist into a central reservation after the driver took ill causing her to lose control of her vehicle. VIDEO: Amazing video footage of police stepping in to help a motorist who took ill while driving
"29.09.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Another Plan Burrito opens in Loughborough The dessert bar was renovated within a week and now boasts a new burrito building bar and plenty of sombreros. And now there are two in town
"29.09.2016 08:27:41" loughboroughecho.net Fire-fighters tackle building blaze in Loughborough The incident happened at 3.45am on Thursday, September 29. Did anyone see this fire in the early hours of the morning?
"29.09.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Derelict council land in Charnwood to be used by start up firms Charnwood Borough Council has decided to push ahead with plans that would see 10 business units and one compound at Messenger Close. An interesting initiative for new businesses
"28.09.2016 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Sophie Hahn reflects on her Olympic success When Sophie won gold in the 100m T38 in the Paralympic Games, it not only completed a set of major international titles for the Loughborough College athlete but she also then went on to strike a record-breaking silver with the women's 4x100m relay squad. Teenage star gets back to normal after Rio adventure
"28.09.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos Are you up for some laser blasting?
"28.09.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Six sentenced in corruption and money laundering case A FORMER director of Melton Power Services was among those to be sentenced in the case which involved a former senior member of staff at Buckingham Palace. A tale of money laundering and corruption
"28.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: video gallery of Revolution Nightclub on September 24 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in a video photo gallery Check out our video gallery from Revolution nightclub
"28.09.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire councillor Leon Spence leaves Labour over Corbyn Leon Spence, who has been with the county council since 2013, has told the Echo it would be “grossly hypocritical” of him to remain as a Labour councillor and support the newly appointed party leader having been openly against Corbyn since he was elected "I'm not happy with the direction the party is taking"
"28.09.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Sapphires set to make National League debut The team, under the guidance of player-coach Sam Griffin, will start their campaign with an away match against Billericay on Sunday. Exciting times for netball team
"28.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Sunflower competition deadline extended until Friday Prizes will be given to the grandest flowers after a judge has been to measure the plants with first place receiving a cash prize of £25, second place £15, and third £10. Get you entry in before it's too late!
"28.09.2016 07:00:21" loughboroughecho.net Events and Gig Guide for Charnwood this week Find something interesting to do locally this coming week with our handy guide. Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"28.09.2016 06:23:45" loughboroughecho.net Canine capers set to take over town centre The show will take place on Sunday, October 2, from 10am to 4pm, and the day will include a dog agility course, a charity auction and 10 different dog show classes. A day for our four-legged friends
"28.09.2016 05:30:01" Timeline Photos There is plenty to read in this week's Loughborough Echo newspaper, on sale today, including:
* Chance to win a £25 cheque
* Lidl store plans are submitted
* Book benches back for Loogabarooga
* Man jailed after town stabbing
* Term time holidays
"27.09.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Herbert Morris buildings to be demolished Echo opinion: 'Should have preserved some parts at least' Can this really be happening?
"27.09.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough in Bloom tallest sunflowers winners revealed Pride of place this year goes again to Fairfield Preparatory School, whose tallest six winning sunflowers measured a towering total height of 39ft 7ins. How did your child's school do in this competition?
"27.09.2016 18:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Witches of Eastwick by Loughborough University's Stage Society The story is based on the hit Warner Brothers film, which was later transformed into a West End musical of the same name. Will you be going long to this spellbinding show?
"27.09.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Elderly woman is victim of distraction burglary The incident took place in a property in Groby Road at around 9am on Sunday (September 25) when two women knocked on the door of the house and claimed they knew the occupant.
"27.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net QUIZ: Do you know Loughborough? Are you a fresher just arrived in Loughborough? Or have you lived here all your life? Test your local knowledge in our quiz Take a five minute break and test your Loughborough knowledge!
"27.09.2016 15:06:03" loughboroughecho.net Ryanair flight faced medical emergency The Ryanair FR1633 was diverted to Paris Beauvais airport after leaving Limoges in southwest central France at 10.25am this morning (Tuesday, September 27). A medical emergency on an East Midlands Airport-bound flight
"27.09.2016 11:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Man who died after collision with HGV on M1 is named Emergency services were called to the northbound stretch of the M1 motorway near junction 23 at about 5.20am on Friday, September 9. Our thoughts are with the gentleman's family and friends following this tragic incident.
"27.09.2016 09:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough fundraiser for Macmillan Cancer Support Loughborough resident Sonia Soor is raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support by holding a raffle, which includes the chance to win star signed gifts, and by baking a whopping 2,000 cakes. Woman plans fund-raising event in memory of her dad
"27.09.2016 06:11:04" loughboroughecho.net New school approved for Birstall The new school will be for seven to 11-year-olds and will be built on a site within the Hallam Fields housing development area in Birstall, with an anticipated opening date of September 2017. What do you think about this new school being approved?
"26.09.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Sexual assault on 18-year-old girl in Loughborough The incident happened in New Street, Loughborough, which is the small road near John Storer House, which leads to the entrance of Queen's Park. Can you help Loughborough police with their investigation?
"26.09.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'Ghetto' fears of 160-home Anstey site The application for 160 two to four bedroom dwellings was rejected at a planning committee meeting on the grounds of an unacceptable housing mix. Councillors reject scheme - do you agree with the ruling?
"26.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net In the Loughborough and Leicester Courts List of cases heard by magistrates See who has been in the dock
"26.09.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Man who attacked mother holding her 10-day-old baby is jailed Peter Deville, aged 26, of Marsh Road, Mountsorrel, pleaded guilty to carrying out the aggravated burglary with two accomplices at the home of a young couple in Bath Street, Syston, at around 8pm on December 30, 2015. The victim of this awful attack was left “emotionally drained” and “heartbroken”
"26.09.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Video of Revolution Nightclub on September 22 The End of Summer Blowout at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in pictures. VIDEO: Take a look at our video of a night out for folk at a Loughborough nightspot
"26.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Photo Gallery: Amazing images.... The latest selection of photos taken by our readers. Is your picture featured in this latest gallery?
"26.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites A list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland week commencing Monday, September 26. Better make sure you obey the speed limits....
"26.09.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fire crews called to house blaze in Castle Donington The incident happened in Bosworth Road at 5.33pm on Friday, September 23. The fire started outside the property and involved some or part of the kitchen.
"26.09.2016 08:42:35" loughboroughecho.net Man rescued after Charnwood quarry fall One fire appliance from Shepshed, one from Loughborough and another from Castle Donington and technical rescue crews from Southern station attended the incident. Dramatic incident in Shepshed over the weekend.
"26.09.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University student safety messages Loughborough University and Leicestershire Police will be continuing to work with Charnwood Borough Council and the university to help new and returning students have a safe and crime-free time during their studies. Initiative to make students feel safe in town
"26.09.2016 06:03:58" loughboroughecho.net Half term completion target for Parkour facility The £40,000 project will be constructed near the BMX track on the Oakley Road Playing Fields and is being financed by Section 106 monies received from local developments. Exciting project gathers pace...
"25.09.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Great photo collection of Brush Switchgear workmates Most date from the 1980s. Marvellous pics from Fred Hall
"25.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week Flexible living accommodation across three floors. Take a virtual tour of our property of the week...
"25.09.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Legendary sounds of David Bowie David Bowie frequently reinvented his music and image, and is widely regarded as one of the most influential innovators over the last five decades. Ultimate Bowie will be in Loughborough next Saturday...
"25.09.2016 06:00:01" loughboroughecho.net War Tales: Tanks used for the first time on the battlefield There was no dramatic breakthrough although the Allies did succeed in advancing two kilometres, taking control of the villages of Flers, Courcelette and Martinpuich. Paying tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice
"24.09.2016 19:08:01" loughboroughecho.net Shedstore reveals Brits' garden habits Garden shed experts Shedstore.co.uk have asked Brits about their garden habits and it's been revealed that one in five (20%) of people admit to hiding from their loved ones in the humble garden shed. What are your shed secrets?
"24.09.2016 16:08:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough skate park revamp officially opens Goalposts and log seating are also on the way. Community opening is well supported
"24.09.2016 15:44:39" loughboroughecho.net Alleged assault on woman in Loughborough last night 'If you saw anybody acting suspiciously in the area at the time of the incident please contact us ' Police appeal made
"24.09.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Edible Forest Festival is a tasty success Edible Forest presented a unique range of events from bacon rolls, apple pressing and artisan bread making, to cocktails, canapes and gourmet menus. Check out our gallery from successful event...
"24.09.2016 12:06:01" loughboroughecho.net A framed Lockley original for sale I rang the charity shop and offered to sign the piece. They declined on the grounds it may reduce its value. The latest observations from columnist Mike Lockley
"24.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bid for £10,000 to boost Guide Dogs Amy Petterson, has been shortlisted for the Mountain Warehouse Charity Challenge after challenging herself to complete The Yorkshire 100, a 100km hike in 24 hours, whilst guiding a gentleman with a visual impairment. Voting deadline is just days away
"24.09.2016 10:03:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough community centre's 50th anniversary Around 40 people including the Deputy Mayor of Charnwood Borough Council, Coun Pauline Ranson, met at the centre on September 15 to celebrate the decades of work put in to supporting the community. Celebrations at Rosebery St Peter's...
"23.09.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Freshers' Week driving tips for students For some this will be the longest journey they've ever driven, to a new area, with a car fully laden with all their worldly goods. Top tips for the big journey ahead...
"23.09.2016 17:26:41" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough stabbing offender sentenced Fellow attacker who hit victim with a tyre brace also sentenced by court Judge: “I am satisfied that this attack was unprovoked, planned and, more than that, premeditated."
"23.09.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Police warn public of fake winning lottery tickets According to Leicestershire Police the reports relate to victims being approached in the street by one or two people who claim that they have won the lottery but are unable to claim the winnings as they require a passport or another form of Have you been victim to a bogus lottery ticket? Police have given out a public warning
"23.09.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Mystery over location of unearthed plaque After spotting his great uncle in the Echo's regular remembrance articles, Gary Hopkins got in touch in a bid to solve a mystery which is more than 100 years old. Can you shed any light on the mystery?
"23.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Ian wins £25,000 on Postcode Lottery Ian Wood, 53, who works for Rolls Royce, is thrilled that he can now buy a vintage car he's dreamed of owning since childhood. Fantastic win for aerospace engineer
"23.09.2016 10:39:56" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough named University of the Year for Sport The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017. Putting the town on the map
"23.09.2016 09:37:31" Hope you are all enjoying your Macmillan coffee mornings.
If you've held an event let us know how it has gone on and please send us a pic
"23.09.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Crucial vote for Loughborough town centre The BID, also known as Love Loughborough, is where businesses come together to fund, manage and implement an agreed programme of actions to increase footfall in the town centre. An important vote for the town centre
"22.09.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Fake £5 note: How to tell a genuine one Make sure you don't end up with a counterfeit fiver. Some helpful advice for people who are given the new £5 note
"22.09.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New steakhouse opens in Rothley, on the old site of Red Lion Inn A company which prides itself on serving the finest 30 day aged, handcut, British and Irish beef opened its first steakhouse in Leicestershire on Friday, September 16. VIDEO: Take a peek inside this new local restaurant
"22.09.2016 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Baroness of Loughborough sitting attendance Data running from January to the end of April - the latest data available - showed that Susan Catherine Campbell, the Baroness Campbell of Loughborough CBE, has failed to attend any of 55 days on which the House of Lords was sitting and peers could have Some interesting statistics here, including details of a local peer
"22.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Great Central Railway's Sci-Fi weekend Following the success of last year's event, Great Central Railway is staging another Sci-Fi event with more fantasy fun to look forward to. An interesting event this weekend for sci-fi fans
"22.09.2016 15:01:11" loughboroughecho.net Sir David Attenborough opens Bradgate Park's Visitor Centre The centre, which opened its doors to the public on July 1, saw the popular wildlife commentator walk around the attraction and admire the efforts gone into converting an old shed into a centre A very special visitor to Bradgate Park today
"22.09.2016 14:26:08" loughboroughecho.net Review: One Man, Two Guvnors at Loughborough Town Hall James Daw is a true comedic force and is undoubtedly the star of the show, his moves, mannerisms and rapport with the audience were faultless, an engaging performance. Have you got your tickets yet for this hilarious comedy?
"22.09.2016 13:26:19" loughboroughecho.net Term time holidays: Stance for Leicestershire Yesterday (Wednesday, September 21) Derbyshire County Council said it had changed its rules for term-time absences, with new rules meaning parents can take their children out of school for a term-time holiday and avoid a fine A neighbouring authority has changed its rules on term time holidays for pupils - we asked Leicestershire for its latest views
"22.09.2016 12:04:08" loughboroughecho.net Jury gives verdict on Loughborough stabbing case Victim was left with a deep cut to his chin which left him needing 16 internal and 12 external stitches. They took just 32 minutes to come to a decision
"22.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Trampoline park opening in October Featuring more than 100 wall-to-wall green and purple inter-connected and angled trampolines that enable you to bounce off the walls, the Jump Giants park will feature a new Total Wipeout course alongside its large jump arena. Will you be taking the plunge at this new attraction?
"22.09.2016 10:34:46" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough town centre police incident Incident was notified to us by a member of the public this morning Here is the latest on this incident in Loughborough town centre
"22.09.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Enter our tallest sunflower competition Submissions for Loughborough In Bloom's Tallest Sunflower Competition have been extended until Friday (September 30). There's still time to enter this competition
"22.09.2016 09:09:31" loughboroughecho.net Sponsored walk for Hathern Library The library walk starts from the library at 10am on Sunday, September 25 and volunteers will complete a six mile walk as they go down Pasture Lane to Dishley Pool and back to the library. New date for sponsored walk to raise funds for Hathern Community Library
"22.09.2016 08:04:40" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough stabbing case -jury hears defendant had previous conviction Accused of stabbing Minesh Lakha outside the Paget Arms in Oxford Street The latest report from Leicester Crown Court
"22.09.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed Scaresheep Festival entries sought The event first took place last year and proved so popular among local residents that it is making a return for 2016. Te deadline is fast approaching for this unusual festival
"21.09.2016 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Food and drink galore for a tasty autumn festival More than 160 food and drink producers from across the East Midlands, the UK and Ireland are expected to exhibit at this year's Melton Mowbray Food Festival. WHAT'S ON: A tasty event for all the family
"21.09.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Double celebration for Kegworth Town Williams said he was proud to have broken the record and paid tribute to his Kegworth team-mates for making him feel a part of the team from the outset. Promotion success and a record for their overseas star as well
"21.09.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire red route roads top of the list to be policed The red routes include the A6006 A46-Asfordby and the A607 Rearsby-Melton. Officers patrolling high casualty roads in Leicestershire http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/red-route-roads-top-list-11919036
"21.09.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Photos taken at Revolution Nightclub on September 17 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in pictures. A great night out at Revolution nightclub - are you in our gallery?
"21.09.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Curve Review: Million Dollar Quartet is a musical masterpiece It is a wonderful rock n' roll tale of rising stars, fiery egos, and a burning desire to create era-defining songs. Get your Blue Suede Shoes down to the Curve. This production sees a whole lotta shakin goin on!
"21.09.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Gamers support girl about to have major operation Weekend Warlords, of Bedford Square, Loughborough, have hosted their annual charity event with this year's proceeds going to Ashleigh Taylor, from Coalville, who is set to have her kidneys removed. Gamers raise £850 for brave 12-year-old Ashleigh Taylor
"21.09.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Post office robbed: Police appeal for witnesses The men had been seen arriving in a small silver vehicle. Can you help police with this investigation?
"21.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Events and Gig Guide for Charnwood Find out what is happening in the locality this week. Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"21.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Plans to stop badgers digging up bones in Loughborough cemetery ' I was just walking through and saw tibulas and fibulas and even a skull' Grisly finds in the graveyard
"21.09.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Philip Schofield and other stars send special birthday wishes to Kyle Sixteen-year-old Kyle Busby, of Leicester Road, Loughborough, asked his dad, Stuart, if the reason he never receives birthday cards is because he “has no friends”. Celebrities respond to request from Loughborough lad's dad
"21.09.2016 06:19:21" loughboroughecho.net University to host European football matches for Leicester City The Leicester City U19 side will feature in a league which mirrors the Champions League competition and will play their fixtures a few hours before the senior side takes part in European football's most prestigious tournament. Chance to watch Porto, Brugge and Copenhagen in action
"21.09.2016 05:00:01" Timeline Photos This week in your Loughborough Echo newspaper, on sale today:
* Stars send their special birthday wishes to Kyle
* Chance to win another cheque for £25
* Find out who is In The Courts
* Plans to stop badgers digging up grave bones
* Trampoline park is
"20.09.2016 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net 20 PlayStation VR games coming to a PS4 near you.... Anyone thinking of picking up one of these impressive pieces of kit will no doubt wonder what is in the pipeline for PlayStation VR - so here is a rundown of 20 upcoming games for it. Interested in virtual reality? Here are 20 VR games heading your way....
"20.09.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net ISOBAR wins James Dyson Award William Broadway, a Loughborough University Industrial Design and Technology graduate, has been announced as the UK winner of the 2016 James Dyson Award with the ISOBAR. VIDEO: A fascinating invention to help people in developing countries
"20.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough stabbing victim describes attack - court hears The defendant has pleaded not guilty to one count of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and one count of possessing an article with a blade or point in a public place. People may remember this incident taking place in Loughborough town centre - here is the latest from the courts
"20.09.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Road shut: Sewage pumped into a field in Barrow-upon-Soar The road remains shut after reports of a serious leak on Sunday which forced engineers to close-off the area. Motorists in the area may want to avoid this street for now
"20.09.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net New video warns Leicestershire drivers of using your mobile phone at the wheel According to BRAKE, the road safety charity, more than two in five crashes are thought to be caused, at least in part, by driver distraction. VIDEO: A cautionary tale for drivers who might think using a mobile phone at the wheel is worth the risk....
"20.09.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Second Loughborough property closed due to persistent anti-social behaviour Over the last year Leicestershire Police have received a number of complaints from local residents about drugs misuse and abusive behaviour by the occupants of a house in Russell Street. Second property to be closed in Loughborough, with residents evicted for three months.
"20.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 84-year-old man died after road traffic collision Frank Cadle, of Vaughan Street, Coalville, was driving his Citroen when he was in collision with a Jaguar Thoughts go out to the family.
"20.09.2016 11:07:00" loughboroughecho.net More fascinating readers' photos.... The latest selection of photographs taken by our talented readers. Check our our latest gallery of pictures by Echo readers...
"20.09.2016 05:35:30" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood College drops A-level English language course 'This is not a decision that we took lightly' What do you think about college's decision?
"19.09.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Photos taken at Revolution Nightclub on September 15 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in pictures. PHOTO GALLERY: Another fun night out in Loughborough - can you spot anyone you know?
"19.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Family's plea to fund Daniel's hearing equipment Daniel Burke, aged eight, of Conway Drive, who also has Autism Spectrum Disorder, was diagnosed with Bilateral Cholesteatoma in May 2012. Bid to raise £3,500 for specialist equipment
"19.09.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Former DJ sentenced for sexual offences The charges relate to a girl who was 15-years-old at the time of the offences Police issue appeal following this conviction
"19.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough psychotherapists criticise NHS waiting times Caroline Rogers, who works at Woodgate, says patients need help “quickly” especially in areas of coping with bereavement or trauma. Claims that patients often have to wait months for treatment
"19.09.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Man seriously injured outside Leicester pub It is believed he sustained his injuries in an incident which happened outside the Keeper's Lodge Pub and he is currently in a stable condition in hospital. Can you help police with this incident?
"19.09.2016 06:10:28" loughboroughecho.net Rawlins Academy schoolboy praised for community spirit The council's street management team took the idea on-board and worked with Rothley Parish Council which arranged for a bag dispenser to be installed. Youngster helps to keep village clean
"18.09.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Mountsorrel waste site break-in Mountsorrel Recycling and Household Waste Site, of Granite Way, Mountsorrel, was broken into in the early hours of Sunday 11 into Monday 12, September. Waste site is set to re-open next week. Do you have any information on the break-in that caused it to close?
"18.09.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the week Generously sized private rear gardens Woodbrook Road home
"18.09.2016 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Greedy Goat author to appear at Loogabarooga Festival Prague-born writer Petr Horacek will be entertaining children and adults as part of the illustrated children's literature festival at Charnwood Museum on Saturday, October 22, from 11am until noon. http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/greedy-goat-author-appear-loogabarooga-11877027
"18.09.2016 06:00:01" loughboroughecho.net More insights into fallen Loughborough soldiers from WWI Fascinating insights into the lives - and deaths - of soldiers 100 years ago. Touching stories of our boys
"17.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Green Flag idea for Shepshed's Glenmore Park “I think it would be quite nice for Shepshed to have an award for something." Inspired by Harry Cook
"17.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Would hate to be on the loo and get a “fatal error” message You robustly push down the lever – or press a button in posh houses Unsaved work may be lost
"17.09.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 30th anniversary of Sutton Bonington Show The main entertainment was the Knights of Nottingham Jousting team and Titan the Robot. Super pictures from event
"16.09.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 700-mile trip to Leicestershire to trace history of old tapestry According to an embroidery on the piece it was stitched by Mary Hall, a 10-year-old schoolgirl, at Sileby School in 1814 and it was hung in one of Erika's exhibitions in Germany in 1993, along with other samplers envisioning biblical passages of Adam and Travelled from Germany
"16.09.2016 17:10:00" loughboroughecho.net New £40m student accommodation plans at Loughborough University Approximately 600 rooms will be built, including up to 70 student athlete rooms and 40 elite athlete rooms. Residents are invited to special community briefing
"16.09.2016 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Greg Davies tests Taylor Lautner on how to say 'Loughborough' From La-roo-gah-ba-roo-ga, to Luffboro, the variations of Loughborough's pronunciation have marked us as a stand out location when testing our foreign friends on British places. Great video clip
"16.09.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Syringes dumped at Loughborough locations The Echo can reveal the hot spot locations thanks to data provided by Charnwood Borough Council. Ten were found at the Old Ashby Road bus shelter
"16.09.2016 12:10:27" loughboroughecho.net Sunday event at Loughborough Fire Station On Sunday, September 18, the station will be opening its doors to local residents to spread fire safety messages with service demonstrations throughout the day including a road traffic collision demo. Are you going to this family friendly and educational event this weekend?
"16.09.2016 10:54:51" loughboroughecho.net Told to pay out of his own pocket to get council tree cut 'In some cases, we have offered customers the opportunity to pay to have some work carried out themselves' 'Why should I pay for Council Tax and this as well. It is their tree!'
"16.09.2016 09:17:37" loughboroughecho.net Review: Russell Kane battles norovirus to make Loughborough laugh His new show 'Right Man, Wrong Age' is a two hour tour-de-force into adulthood, getting married and becoming a father for the first time. Did you see Russell Kane in Loughborough last night? Tell us what you thought :)
"16.09.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Scottish deer come to live at Loughborough company The company decided to take on a herd of Fallow Deer after members of the team watched a programme on deer in Japan. New additions of the four-legged kind to this local company
"15.09.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Damaged lights on Belton Road junction Exposed wires and hanging lights can been seen at the traffic lights on the Belton Road and Belton Road West junction. Motorists may have been seeing red over this today:
"15.09.2016 18:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Major plans to transform an area of Loughborough People are being urged to help shape the final scheme by taking part in the consultation which runs until October 26. What do you think about these big plans for the town?
"15.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Police car chase around Loughborough - man is jailed Joey Kwong, prosecuting at Leicester Crown Court, said the vehicle was taken the day before, in London Road, Kegworth. This must have been scary for his pregnant passenger
"15.09.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Drunken burglar leaves fingerprints at student property Ashley Kevin Goodwin, 24, of Manor Drive, Loughborough, admitted breaking into two adjacent properties in Granville Street, Loughborough, on August 8. Goodwin was arrested on August 11 and told officers he had been drinking and taking legal highs and could not remember what he had been doing on that night.
"15.09.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Have giant spiders hit Loughborough? In previous years, the Echo has received picture upon picture of Loughborough residents' uninvited crawly autumn house guests, but this year we've not heard of one reported sighting so far! Are giant spiders invading your home? Please send us your pictures
"15.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Edible Forest Festival - food to suit all tastes There's a feast of food and drink in Charnwood Forest from Friday, September 16 to Sunday, September 18. This tasty event begins tomorrow
"15.09.2016 10:01:28" loughboroughecho.net Double gold for Loughborough Paralympians on day seven Former Loughborough University student Mikey Jones led home a British 1-2 in the men's 400m freestyle S7 final as he won gold ahead of teammate Jonathan Fox. More gold medal successes for Loughborough
"15.09.2016 08:58:03" Timeline Photos ANIMAL LOVERS! We're looking for pictures of pets from in and around Loughborough to be featured in our online Furry Friday galleries. This is our latest submission by Carl Andrew Isaacs - Perky the Bearded Dragon! Please comment below with photos of your
"15.09.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Tribute to Dr Patrick Kingsley Patrick began his remarkable career as a junior doctor in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Barbados before working for Fisons, the pharmaceuticals company, in Loughborough for eight years. tribute to a local doctor
"14.09.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net £11m funding boost to Leicester hospitals for research As a result of the last round of funding, Leicester doctors and scientists developed a new drug which could dramatically lessen the severity of asthma. This drug is now in preparation for licensing. A major funding boost to NHS research
"14.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Roads closed for Leicestershire rail bridges work “The Midland Main Line upgrade will reduce journey times, create more seats for passengers and make the railway cleaner and quieter for those living nearby.” Better make sure you change your journey plans if this will affect you
"14.09.2016 14:07:27" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough success at East Midlands in Bloom awards Judges decided that Loughborough was not just worthy of a Gold rating, but of being the overall Best Small City category winners and the list of reasons to celebrate the town doesn't stop there. Today's fantastic results for Loughborough - well done all!
"14.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University up for four Times awards The annual honours, dubbed the Oscars of the higher education sector, celebrate outstanding examples of best practice across a range of activity. Loughborough University is up for more top honours
"14.09.2016 11:00:01" Timeline Photos Don't miss your chance to win £50 of fuel in this week's Loughborough Echo newspaper, on sale now.
Full details are available in this week's edition.
"14.09.2016 10:30:01" Timeline Photos Take a peek at this week's Loughborough Echo newspaper back page - well done Paralympians!
"14.09.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dance teacher invents nine-year-old dying of cancer Andrew White, aged 34, of Park Avenue, Castle Donington, pleaded guilty to a charge of fraud by false representation at Loughborough Magistrates' Court ECHO INVESTIGATION: A shocking story of fraud
"14.09.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Libby Clegg wins second Paralympic title “It is a dream come true; I am absolutely over the moon. The 200m is actually my better event and I love it, so I'm so happy that we took the gold in this one." Another gold for Libby....
"14.09.2016 07:10:01" loughboroughecho.net Events and Gig Guide for Loughborough and Charnwood Find something to do locally over the next few days.... Want to find something to do this week? Here are some ideas
"14.09.2016 06:28:35" loughboroughecho.net 'Dragon's Den' style Loughborough funding day The day has been organised by Charnwood Borough Council and will be attended by big businesses such as BBC Children in Need, The Big Lottery Fund and Tesco. Community groups are being urged to take a trip to the 'Dragon's Den'....
"14.09.2016 05:30:00" Timeline Photos Don't miss this week's Loughborough Echo newspaper, on sale today - it's a cracker!
This week's edition includes:
* An investigation into how a dance teacher invented a story about a girl dying of cancer
* Man told to pay out of his own pocket to get a
"13.09.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Roadworks warning as new road junction is built “We are working closely with the building contractor and Leicestershire Police to ensure the impacts of the works are minimised" Drivers warned about upcoming roadworks on the outskirts of Leicester
"13.09.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Legendary astronaut jetting into Leicester for special visit Working with Colonel Hadfield, the centre has created a timetable of events on Thursday, October 13, that will provide fans, families, children and adults the opportunity to meet and speak with this inspiring man. A chance to meet an astronaut
"13.09.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net National Cycle to Work Day appeal to Leicestershire commuters With a continuously expanding network of cycle paths and shared spaces in Leicestershire, Cycle to Work Day is great way to try out a different way of getting around Leicestershire It's time to get on your bike!
"13.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Open day at Rainbows Hospice Visitors can take a tour of the hospice viewing facilities such as the hydrotherapy pool, music room, multi-sensory room, arts and craft room and soft play. Here's your chance to take a step inside this inspiring hospice
"13.09.2016 09:58:49" loughboroughecho.net Ellie Simmonds secures fifth Paralympic gold Simmonds was victorious in the SM6 200 metres individual medley race, claiming her fifth Paralympic gold. More success in the Paralympics for our local athletes
"13.09.2016 09:02:00" loughboroughecho.net Former Loughborough University footballer dies after collapsing Daniel Wilkinson, 26, collapsed on the pitch while playing for Shaw Lane in a cup match against Brighouse Town at the St Giles Road stadium. Thoughts go out to family, friends and former team-mates
"13.09.2016 06:27:01" loughboroughecho.net Fallen soldiers: September 1916 begins to take its toll 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 September 1916. Another fascinating insight into the lives - and deaths - of soldiers in wartime 100 years ago
"12.09.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Donington Park Sunday Market closes The long-running open air market was an initiative of the late Tom Wheatcroft after he took control of the Donington estate in the 1970s. Sad to see this market close after four decades
"12.09.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Man sentenced for manslaughter after landmark retrial Father-of-three Paul Fyfe was fatally stabbed in the hallway of a house in Balderstone Close, Leicester, in June 2011.
"12.09.2016 16:00:02" loughboroughecho.net PHOTOS: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub reopens after revamps A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in pictures. PHOTOS: This Loughborough nightspot has reopened after a revamp
"12.09.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net 17-year-old found with stab wounds in Leicester - man arrested Police were called to Yeoman Lane in Leicester after the serious assault.
"12.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fascinating photos by Loughborough Echo readers Another selection of interesting snaps by our talented readers. Some more great photographs taken by our talented readers
"12.09.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Medals galore for Loughborough's Paralympians “It's been such a long journey of ups and downs; it's great to be Paralympic champion again.” An impressive medals haul so far from our Paralympians
"12.09.2016 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Kitchen fire in Loughborough The incident happened on Sunday, September 11, at 2.46pm, in Mortimer Way. Elderly couple had left the property prior to the fire.
"12.09.2016 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Gang rob teenage girl in Quorn Were you in the area of St Bartholomew's Church in Quorn during the evening of Wednesday, August 31? A frightening incident for this teenage girl
"12.09.2016 06:19:10" loughboroughecho.net Fellowship urges groups to apply for grant cash “I would encourage people to apply, but also help us by providing as much information as possible in your application." Groups are urged to apply for funding
"11.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net £1.9m property of the week Kibworth Hall This substantial period country home is of considerable integrity and character Now that's a dream home
"11.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net No ball games sign at Shepshed site would not be legal “It is one of those rare sunny days today but we are denied yet again of some peace and quiet on our own property." Noise complaint over boys playing football
"11.09.2016 06:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Renowned Wymeswold author releases third novel She is now back with her third novel, Death and the Seaside, drawing on similar themes and character-driven prose, which lingers with the reader. Alison Moore's latest book
"10.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Photos: Beacon Hill hosts Countryside show The show entertained people of all ages with a variety of events on throughout the day. Something for everyone
"10.09.2016 12:00:08" loughboroughecho.net Our potatoes are the face of the UK's crisps In the dark and distant past, they slaughtered a goat to ensure the Gods looked kindly on our agricultural endeavours, then drank until they were dizzy You'll never guess where i was stung last week
"10.09.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed transplant recipient in organ donor plea Former Shepshed Town Councillor John Mould, aged 58, underwent treatment for Myelofibrosis in 2011. Urging more people to join the organ donor and bone marrow registers.
"09.09.2016 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Former Loughborough football referee is mugged John Cope, of Loughborough, had just drawn out £200 from the Nationwide bank Well-known town man is victim
"09.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough pets in Furry Friday We love your cats and dogs photos but we're still wondering where are the Loughborough lizards? The Shepshed snails? The Donington donkeys? The Costock cats? Where are all the lizards?
"09.09.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Hundreds at ceremonial funeral for fire-fighter Paul Wilkens On Friday, September 9, fire-fighters, dignitaries, members of the public and Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan aligned the streets of Steeple Row in Loughborough. Moving farewell to fire-fighter Paul Wilkens at Loughborough church.
"09.09.2016 14:49:06" loughboroughecho.net M1 northbound at junction 23 re-opened 'We'd like to thank those motorists who were unfortunately caught up in the tailbacks for their patience, the road closure was necessary to allow officers to carry out their enquiries at the scene.' Latest update on traffic situation
"09.09.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Police helicopter deployed following burglary in Loughborough The incident happened at 9pm on Thursday, September 8. Helicopter assisted police officers on the ground while they pursued two men.
"09.09.2016 13:10:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough graduate wins silver in Paralympic Games 'We've been inspired by watching each other train' Great result for the town
"09.09.2016 12:06:36" loughboroughecho.net Section of Ingleberry Road Shepshed is closed following yet another incident. Air amublance at the scenet: Police say the latest collision occurred between a motorcyclist and a car. Air ambulance at third incident in Shepshed this morning
"09.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Flats planned near Loughborough Cineworld Developers say that the intention is to renovate the former office building but that they also saw the potential in the secluded courtyard space to the rear. Apartments at Baxter Gate office building
"09.09.2016 10:32:12" loughboroughecho.net Police investigating two incidents over Loughborough M1 fatal. The northbound carriageway of the M1 at junction 23 remains closed following the incident during the early hours of this morning (Friday 9 September). New developments over M1 fatal
"09.09.2016 07:53:02" loughboroughecho.net Major traffic disruption in Loughborough area following fatal accident on M1 People wanting to get into the town via Nanpantan are finding themselves in major queues along the smaller highways in the oaks in Charnwood area. Long delays for many motorists
"09.09.2016 06:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Tesco donates 3,000 meals from unsold Loughborough store food The food is free and includes fresh fruit, vegetables, bakery items, meat, dairy and ready meals. Great to see unsold store food going to good use
"08.09.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Great Central Railway Diesel Gala this weekend The popular annual event will be held across the GCR's stations on Saturday, September 10 - Sunday, September 11. Here's an idea for a day out in the Loughborough area this weekend
"08.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Second Loughborough escape room is planned If given the go-ahead, the venture would be the second of its kind as work is already underway to transform a former Loughborough Echo town centre building into a similar escape game complex. This latest craze looks like it is taking hold in Loughborough
"08.09.2016 14:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Four arrested after woman's body found at her home Kelly Machin, 34, of Waldwick Close, Leicester Forest East was found in her property by the ambulance service at around 4.15pm on Monday (September 5).
"08.09.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net National Childbirth Trust sale in Loughborough this weekend The twice-yearly events raise money for the NCT, a charity that supports parents locally and nationally through local support groups and services, and more. These sales prove very popular for parents and carers of young children
"08.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough College Paralympians aim for the top Marching athletes from the Great Britain squad joined the colourful and vibrant event while others watched from the Village and Belo Horizonte camp. Our athletes set out their hopes and dreams for the Paralympics in Rio
"08.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Photos taken at Revolution Nightclub on September 3 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in pictures. PHOTO GALLERY: Can you spot anyone you know enjoying a night out in Loughborough?
"08.09.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Two arrested in human trafficking and labour investigation The operation was carried out by the Gangmasters Licensing Authority and assisted by officers from Leicestershire Police, the National Crime Agency and the Government Agency Intelligence Network (GAIN) in the East Midlands.
"08.09.2016 08:52:29" Autumn Fete in aid of Rainbows Hospice Autumn Fete in aid of Rainbows Hospice An afternoon coming together to raise money for Rainbows Hospice, in memory of my good friend Laura Peaty. Rainbows helped her and her family/friends so much in the last few months of her life and it would be great to give something back to them.
"08.09.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough family's pets of all shapes and sizes Vicky Dawson's home, on Charnwood Forester End, Loughborough, has turned into a small safari park due to her 15-year-old daughter Laura Poulter's love for all things furry, scaly and even slimy! Would you like to live in this house? Or are animals not your thing?
"07.09.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Great Central Railway's MD steps down The railway says that over the past two years discussions have focused on how to strengthen the board of directors to ensure that the heritage facility has a greater level of experience at this critical time of expansion. This man has been at the forefront of the development of the Great Central Railway
"07.09.2016 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Paralympians ready to compete in Rio Athletes associated with Loughborough College and Loughborough University will be competing in numerous events over the 12-day schedule. We wish our athletes all the best at the Rio Paralympics
"07.09.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Bake Off's Paul Hollywood to race at Donington Park this weekend Hollywood races for the Beechdean Motorsport team in the series alongside female racer Jamie Chadwick, and made his championship debut at Spa Francorchamps in Belgium in July. This could interest fans of this popular cooking TV programme
"07.09.2016 13:00:00" Timeline Photos Fancy winning £25?
Well, if you buy a copy of the Echo newspaper today, you can enter a simple competition to be in with a chance of scooping the cash!
"07.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Review: LAOS's Little Shop of Horrors is a botanical blast! There are no opening night horrors in this production, apart from the massive man-eating plant, just highlights. Have you got your tickets to Loughborough Amateur Operatic Society's new show?
"07.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough police chief's views on town offenders “I have been doing a lot of work around offenders, looking at the root cause of the problem and then addressing the needs. We have had a lot of success in identifying people that are committing the crimes." Police chief speaks out on how to make a difference
"07.09.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Full ceremonial funeral for firefighter Paul's coffin will be carried on a turntable ladder from Castle Donington Fire and Rescue Station to All Saints with Holy Trinity Church via Diseworth, Long Whatton, and Shepshed Fire and Rescue Station. Here is an update on this story - the public are welcome to pay their respects along the route, but are being requested not to attend the church service
"07.09.2016 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Events and gig guide for Charnwood and Loughborough Find something to do locally over the next few days. Looking for something to do this week? Here are some ideas:
"07.09.2016 06:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Full ceremonial funeral for firefighter Paul's coffin will be carried on a turntable ladder from Castle Donington Fire and Rescue Station to All Saints with Holy Trinity Church via Diseworth, Long Whatton, and Shepshed Fire and Rescue Station. Fitting tribute to a very popular man
"07.09.2016 05:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale today! In this week's printed edition:
* WIN a cheque for £25
* Police chief outlines his vews on offenders
* Picture special for the School Games
* Full ceremonial funeral planned for firefighter
"06.09.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Robbery at store in Sileby The suspects have all been described as wearing gloves and hooded tops pulled tight around their faces. Can you help police with this crime appeal?
"06.09.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough folk urged to help save lives of blood cancer patients September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month and DKMS wants to highlight that many blood cancer patients needing a blood stem cell donation for their survival never find a perfectly matching donor. You can make a difference - and potentially save someone's life....
"06.09.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net School Games come to a close at Loughborough University Around 1,600 athletes from across the UK competed in 12 sports, seven of which included disability disciplines. Pictures from the School Games at Loughborough University.
"06.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Basil Brush makes his return to Cadbury World For the final time this year, Basil Brush, and fellow mischief-maker, Mr Stephen, will put on a fun-filled show, choc-full of singing and silliness for Cadbury World guests. LEISURE: Here's an idea for something to do this weekend - Boom, Boom!
"06.09.2016 09:04:30" loughboroughecho.net Action galore at Donington Park this September British GT is becoming one of the world's top sports car series, boasting huge grids of incredible supercars from the likes of Ferrari, Aston Martin, Porsche, and Lamborghini. There's plenty of motorsports action on its way to Donington Park this month
"06.09.2016 06:23:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough ladies reaching dizzy heights for Rainbows The ladies, who are all from Loughborough, aim to raise hundreds of pounds for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People by taking on an abseil. These brave hospice staff will be taking a big step this weekend
"05.09.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net First Syrian refugees arrive in Charnwood Two families have been moved in to privately-rented accommodation by Charnwood Borough Council as part of the Syrian Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme (SVPRS). Two families have arrived in Charnwood.
"05.09.2016 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Photos: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub on September 11 Another fun midweek night out at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in pictures. PHOTO GALLERY: Another fun night out in Loughborough - do you recognise anyone?
"05.09.2016 15:01:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicester man convicted of manslaughter after retrial The Supreme Court made a landmark ruling in February this year to quash his conviction for murder based on the principle of joint enterprise and ordered that he be retried for murder with an alternative of manslaughter.
"05.09.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Striking pictures by Echo readers More super snaps are featured in this week's Echo readers' photographs section. More fascinating photographs taken by Echo readers
"05.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Review: Britain's Got Talent stars Collabro at Donington Live The Castle Donington show also saw performances by Laura Wright, Aled Jones, The Military Wives Choir and Sinfonia Viva Orchestra. Were you at Donington Live yesterday? Have a look at our picture gallery of all the classical stars and the crowds.
"05.09.2016 10:00:43" loughboroughecho.net Arsonists set fire to caravan in Quorn The incident happened at 4.42pm on Sunday, September 4, in Loughborough Road. Did anyone see this incident in Quorn?
"05.09.2016 09:14:02" loughboroughecho.net Road traffic collision at Alan Moss Road junction The incident happened today (Monday, September 5) at the Loughborough junction between Alan Moss Road, Derby Road and Belton Road near to 300 Spartans chip shop. Did anyone get stuck in Alan Moss Road / Derby Road / Belton Road this morning?
"05.09.2016 08:56:18" loughboroughecho.net Road closure to allow "major bridge upgrades" is cancelled Syston Road in Cossington was one of three major bridge upgrades due to begin in the East Midlands in the coming weeks as Network Rail's investment in the Midland Main Line continues. The road closure was scheduled to begin today...
"05.09.2016 08:00:56" loughboroughecho.net Pupil designs School Games flag for cycling event Sophie Parkin, who is eight years old, won a competition at her school to design a flag for the cycling race at the School Games in Loughborough. A great day - and fantastic design - for this pupil
"05.09.2016 06:18:37" loughboroughecho.net Get off the couch and on the move with free course The 'Couch to 5k' initiative is being run by Poplar Running Club in conjunction with Run England and will launch at the 3M sports ground in Leicester Road, Loughborough on Wednesday, September 14 at 6.30pm. Here's a great idea to get you fit this autumn
"04.09.2016 18:49:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the week Nestled within a collection of three country properties approached by a private driveway with iron gated entrance, Take a virtual tour of the house...
"04.09.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Crime commissioner to recruit 100 new police officers My short time in office has only served to reinforce the importance of officer visibility for public confidence and satisfaction. That's why I am so keen to see more officers out in our communities, and importantly representative of those communities. Announcement as commissioner marks 100 days in the post
"04.09.2016 05:46:01" loughboroughecho.net University hands out community grants Donations were made from the Inside Out Fund which is designed to support members of staff from the University who are involved in community groups outside of work. Grants make a difference to local groups
"03.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bog garden plans for Glenmore Park The park suffered major flooding problems three years ago when water began backing all the way from the far end of the field to the play equipment. What do you think about this proposal?
"03.09.2016 14:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Canine Partners celebrate £30,000 funding booster Canine Partners is an assistance dog training company with a state of the art training base in Osgathorpe, and it received a £30,000 donation from coach company National Express. A great cash boost for Canine Partners
"03.09.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Got a tingle watching our wedding video backwards Marriage has taught me tolerance, forgiveness, patience, loyalty – and a gamut of other qualities that would have been wholly unnecessary if I'd stayed single. The latest observation of columnist Mike Lockley
"03.09.2016 05:58:00" loughboroughecho.net Married in his City shirt after Gary Lineker style pledge Being a Foxes fan all of his life he never thought it would come true, not even in his wildest dreams. But it did, and he had to wear his beloved City top on his wedding day. What would your partner have to say about that idea?
"02.09.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University reveals research findings Early Years specialists in the Loughborough University's School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences, tested 45 foundation stage children at two different schools and found a larger number than previously estimated are experiencing problems with balance Many four-year-olds deemed not physically ready for school
"02.09.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Wallhead ready for UFC debut Wallhead will take on Jessin Ayari at UFC Fight Night at the Barclaycard Arena in Hamburg, tomorrow night (September 3), and the Loughborough fighter is confident his first fight is going to end in victory. An overdue opportunity for popular Loughborough fighter
"02.09.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Post box campaign finally pays off After two years battling without success to get a post box installed, Nigel Trasler of the Haddon Way Residents' Association contacted MP Nicky Morgan in December 2015 for help. Residents finally get their long-awaited post box...
"02.09.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Review: Gareth Gates strips off in Leicester's Footloose Gates has natural stage presence, and relishes the chance to show off his comedic edge. His jaw-grinding, vacant expressions and speedy comic delivery make him the musical's trump card. Have you got your tickets yet?
"02.09.2016 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough pets in Furry Friday This week's gallery features Laura Poulter's animals. Laura has turned her home in Loughborough into a small safari park due to her love for all things furry, scaly and even slimy! Take a look at our latest Furry Friday gallery...
"02.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Opening ceremony gets 2016 school games underway The 2016 School Games are a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes taking place at Loughborough University from September 1-4. For the athletes, the waiting is finally over!
"02.09.2016 10:03:25" loughboroughecho.net Tracey's work is celebrated Has raised awareness of B12 deficiencies after being diagnosed with the condition herself. Deserved recognition for Loughborough woman
"02.09.2016 07:25:42" loughboroughecho.net Tallest sunflower contest is launched The competition, jointly ran by Mike Jones, Bloom Community Participation Chair, and the Loughborough Echo, is looking for the tallest sunflower grown in the Loughborough area by, or in the name of, a child under 16. Get your tape measures out
"01.09.2016 19:00:00" Timeline Photos Guess who's coming to Thringstone?
"01.09.2016 17:01:15" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough flat "closed" by police after anti-social behaviour Over the past eight months, residents have reported continual problems with ASB within a flat at 44 King Street. The activity at the property "seriously affected the lives and wellbeing of residents living nearby"
"01.09.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Call for Market Place anti-social hotspot to be cleaned up 'The big issues we have got is aggressive begging and drunkenness. I have seen a person lying flat on their back in the pedestrianised area – this is ridiculous.' New bench area blighted by problems
"01.09.2016 14:15:42" loughboroughecho.net Fears for man on M1 bridge The man was seen on the bridge at Shepshed, near to junction 23 of the motorway at about 12.25pm on Thursday, September 1.
"01.09.2016 14:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Jogger "touched inappropriately" - police investigate The report concerns a woman jogging along Great Central Way in Leicester and being approached by youths on bikes near Upperton Road. Police are appealing for witnesses - can you help?
"01.09.2016 13:43:08" Loughborough University Double Olympic champion Max Whitlock is on campus today, hosting a gymnastics masterclass for some lucky School Games attendees.
Check him out showing his stuff!
"01.09.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough couple celebrate 65 years of marriage The pair met when they were just 17 and 19-years-old at a dance at Loughborough Town Hall and four years later they tied the knot. Congratulations to Bob and Brenda
"01.09.2016 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Aiming to help villages struck by terrible earthquake To raise funds for her trip Rachel has organised an all day barbecue at The Beacon Pub in Loughborough this Saturday, September 3. Fund-raiser event in town for Nepa aid trip
"01.09.2016 08:22:10" loughboroughecho.net Tractor fire in Cropston The incident happened in Roecliffe Road on Wednesday, August 31 at 6.02pm. Did anyone see this last night?
"01.09.2016 07:16:24" loughboroughecho.net Police go fishing PC Gary Bailey said: “From my work in the community I thought there was an opportunity to make available to local people a different kind of activity that involves them taking an active part in their surroundings, build social links, and learn new skills. Now that's different
"31.08.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Aiming to bond the town over the universal love of tea The idea to bring people together came post-Brexit after Anila and her friends faced racial insults. Everyone loves a cuppa - what do you think of this idea?
"31.08.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Kayleigh Haywood film to be screened in Loughborough Public screenings of a film about how teenager Kayleigh Haywood was groomed, raped and murdered last year are to be held in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland during the next four weeks
"31.08.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Photos taken at Revolution Nightclub on August 28 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in pictures. Check out our gallery from a great night out at Revolution
"31.08.2016 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Eye socket injury for woman assaulted in Leicester bar The 19-year-old victim was approached in the smoking area by a woman who, after a brief argument, poured her drink on her and then threw the glass at her face. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward...
"31.08.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Olympic champions to open 2016 School Games The 2016 School Games is a major multi-sport event for elite young athletes taking place at Loughborough University from September 1-4. Thousands of athletes and supporters bound for town...
"31.08.2016 13:31:30" loughboroughecho.net Two arrested in Loughborough on suspicion of possessing firearm The incident took place at around 3.45pm yesterday (Tuesday, August 30) in Braddon Road, Loughborough, near to the road's junction with Cardell Road.
"31.08.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Investigation begins into bridge collapse Now the government's Rail Accident Investigation Branch is looking into what happened and why. Experts examine what happened and why it happened.
"31.08.2016 10:45:58" loughboroughecho.net Arsonists set fire to hay bales in Quorn The incident happened at 3.15pm on Tuesday, August 30, at a field adjacent to Loughborough Road in Quorn. Did anyone see this fire in Quorn last night?
"31.08.2016 09:48:00" loughboroughecho.net Mum set for sky dive fund-raiser Jane Brooks and her friend, Julie Fuller, will be doing a sky dive tomorrow in a bid to raise £2,000 for Children's Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) after her 12-year-old son, Luke, was diagnosed with auto-immune hepatitis last year. Mum eager to raise awareness of rare illness
"31.08.2016 06:03:39" loughboroughecho.net Thousands enjoy fun and games at town carnival... The event, which is organised by the Shepshed Lions Club, took place for the seventh time on Monday, August 29 and has been described as “probably the best one we have had”. Check out our gallery from Shepshed Carnival...
"30.08.2016 19:41:01" Timeline Photos Here's a sneak look at tomorrow's front page of the Echo.
Don't forget to pick up a copy in the morning!
"30.08.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Men to join women in Serenade singing group A local woman, who has just joined the group, has described the moment she decided to take the plunge, where she has now been part of a number of concerts. Men wanted to join the ranks of Shepshed group
"30.08.2016 11:09:01" loughboroughecho.net Photo gallery: Striking pictures taken by our readers Here is another great selection of pictures taken by Echo readers. Check out our latest gallery of pictures by Echo readers
"30.08.2016 06:04:45" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough in Bloom garden winners are revealed... A shortlist of entries were visited on Wednesday, August 17 by a representative from the Echo and Marion Smith, vice chair of the Loughborough in Bloom Community Participation Group. Check out our blooming gallery...
"29.08.2016 20:03:00" loughboroughecho.net BID team given £17,500 grant to boost marketing Love Loughborough Business Improvement District (BID) has been awarded £17,500 to support a Loughborough town centre marketing programme. Welcome cash to help promote events in Loughborough
"28.08.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Are YOU taking part in this year's scaresheep fest? A total of 49 homes and businesses entered the competition in 2015 and organiser Angie Whitmore is excited to see people's creations for this year's event, which takes place on Saturday, October 8 and Sunday, October 9. This year's event expected to the bigger than last year...
"28.08.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week: Swithland Lane, Rothley Take a peek inside this week's Property of the Week. Take a virtual tour of our property of the week
"28.08.2016 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Fascinating new book for local football enthusiasts The Midland Football League was formed in 1889, with the first competition starting in September of the same year, 12 months after the inaugural Football League was established. Stepping back in time for football fans
"28.08.2016 10:10:00" loughboroughecho.net Charity raises £12,000 to help waiting room project Birstall BAGS, a charity working in and around Birstall, seeks to bring people together to raise funds to support cancer services used by the local community. An amazing fund-raising achievement by village group
"28.08.2016 06:08:01" loughboroughecho.net 40th celebrations of Loughborough's Geeta Bhawan centre Former members travelling from as far afield as London and Manchester attended the ceremony. Milestone for Loughborough religious and community centre
"28.08.2016 05:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Free lecture on sudden heart deaths in Loughborough The week is organised by the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and the Joe Humphries Memorial Trust (JHMT) - a charity set up following the death of 14-year-old Joe Humphries who collapsed whilst jogging. Lecture will take place in October
"27.08.2016 16:06:01" loughboroughecho.net Fight for village services... which ones? The lighter side of life with the Midlands columnist of the year Mike Lockley The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"27.08.2016 12:05:00" loughboroughecho.net Council gets tough on letting agents across the borough The council has decided to impose a penalty to agents that do not comply with the requirements of the Letting Agency Work and Property Management Work Order 2014. What do you think about this decision?
"27.08.2016 06:02:01" loughboroughecho.net LOROS' Walk on the Wildside charity event appeal The ever-popular event will guide walkers through the beautiful Bradgate Park and Swithland Wood, with an extra special 'A Walk in Wonderland' route, designed for children, pushchair and wheelchair users. Best foot forward to help raise funds for LOROS....
"26.08.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Safety tips issued by Air Ambulance amid Casualty TV disaster The BBC One drama is marking its 30th anniversary with a feature length episode to be screened on Saturday, August 27. Safety tips issued ahead of dramatic episode of Casualty
"26.08.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Mourning Oak FM's sudden departure Not too far short of its 20th birthday, the station suddenly ceased broadcasting at 6pm on a Friday evening having gone into liquidation. Former group editor of Oak FM reflects on station's demise
"26.08.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Six men jailed for multi-million pound Virgin Media fraud The mastermind of the fraud was Mahesh Tailor, 51, of Hollies Way, Thurnby, Leicester.
"26.08.2016 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Furry Friday celebrates National Dog Day Furry Friday: HAPPY DOG DAY! What better way to celebrate one of the most important days of the year (maybe the most important day of the year) than looking through a gallery full of pooches from in and around Loughborough? Check out our great gallery celebrating National Dog Day!
"26.08.2016 12:00:00" Timeline Photos Review: Pussy Riot's Maria Alyokhina in shocking world premiere at the Curve in Leicester.
"26.08.2016 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Music festival at Loughborough pub this weekend There will be more than 15 bands playing at PhantomFest between noon and 2am on the day who will be playing a wide range of music from mellow acoustic to indie to rock and roll. Wide range of music on offer to cater for all tastes!
"26.08.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New Loughborough University arts season announced LU Arts has revealed its new programme which will see live screened performances of National Theatre shows The Deep Blue Sea and The Threepenny Opera and multi-award winners vocalists. There's plenty in the pipeline for leisure fans
"25.08.2016 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net More Loughborough young people claiming benefits, figures show But Loughborough Jobcentre Plus has put it down to school leavers. These latest benefits claims statistics prove insightful
"25.08.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Carnival fun on Bank Holiday Monday! The Shepshed Carnival, organised by the Shepshed Lions Club, will take place on August 29 from 11.45am. Fun for all the family
"25.08.2016 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough men jailed for abusing boy The abuse took place in the couple's home in Maple Road South, Loughborough. A despicable case has been heard in court
"25.08.2016 16:02:25" loughboroughecho.net Castle Donington firefighter dies on duty Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service have announced that crew manager Paul Wilkens passed away on the morning of Tuesday, August 23 whilst on duty at the Castle Donington Fire and Rescue station. Thoughts are with his family, friends and colleagues
"25.08.2016 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Bin fire at Watermead Park A phone call was received at 7.45pm to report a bin fire on Watermead Park, of White Horse Lane, Birstall. Arsonists target a local beauty spot
"25.08.2016 11:32:55" loughboroughecho.net GCSE results are in for Loughborough and Charnwood schools Sixteen-year-olds were queuing from around 9am to open the special envelope to discover if their hard work had paid off on Thursday, August 25. Check out our photo gallery featuring local schools...
"25.08.2016 09:15:33" loughboroughecho.net Market traders sponsor kickboxer to compete in world championships Finley Louis will be competing in the World Martial Kombat Federation (WMKF) World Championships in San Antonio, Malta. Making dreams come true....
"25.08.2016 06:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Love Cycling Festival celebrates our love of cycling In the event's inaugural year, and on the back of what was team GB's most successful Olympics in the velodrome, people flocked to enjoy the free afternoon of cycling tips, hints and fun. Photo gallery: Cycling is celebrated in Loughborough town centre
"24.08.2016 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Future of Shepshed market put under the spotlight The market, which takes place every Friday, is based in Hall Croft, on land owned by the Co-op. Town Team eager to give market a welcome boost
"24.08.2016 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Nightlife: Photos taken at Revolution Nightclub on August 20 A great night at Revolution Nightclub in Loughborough captured in pictures. Check out our gallery from a great night out at Revolution
"24.08.2016 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Win tickets to Edible Forest Festival! The first-ever Edible Forest Festival was launched recently to celebrate local food and drink from the Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire. Event promises to tickle the tastebuds...
"24.08.2016 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Headstone finally laid for hat-trick hero James Logan James Logan scored three goals for Notts County against Bolton Wanderers in the 1894 FA Cup Final as they went on to win 4-1, in what was the Magpies' only cup final victory. A touching - and some might say overdue - tribute to a local soccer legend
"24.08.2016 11:07:54" loughboroughecho.net UKIP councillor quits over Facebook posts Tim Hicks was elected onto Shepshed Town Council in May 2015, securing 870 votes for UKIP. A major development in our story about a councillor and controversial Facebook posts