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"27.02.2017 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Elvis impersonator cleared of stealing funeral charity collection The service took place at St Peter's and St Paul's Church, in Hathern, on October 27, 2015. A jury at Leicester Crown Court took one hour and 12 minutes of deliberations to find him not guilty of the alleged theft.
"27.02.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Broadchurch inspired holidays in Dorset The stunning Dorset landscape again takes centre stage as the beguiling backdrop in the crime drama. TRAVEL: Enjoy watching Broadchurch? Fancy having a holiday there?
"27.02.2017 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough court cases are revealed Who has been up before the court? Check who has been up in court?
"27.02.2017 14:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera locations Locations in Loughborough, Hathern, Birstall and Kegworth are included on the list. MOTORISTS, have you checked out this week's list? Locations in Loughborough, Hathern, Birstall and Kegworth are included.
"27.02.2017 13:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Safety tips for Pancake Day! Shrove Tuesday falls on Tuesday, February 28 this year and town firefighters have put together tips to keep your home safe. Have a fliipin good time...safely!
"27.02.2017 12:00:49" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Revolution in Loughborough on February 23 Video gallery: Plenty of faces you may recognise during a night out in Loughborough
"27.02.2017 07:11:43" loughboroughecho.net Lowest number of empty shops in Loughborough for five years 'This is great news and it shows the success of the BID in recent years.' Good news for town business
"26.02.2017 22:06:01" loughboroughecho.net Who is planning to build what near you The latest planning applications submitted to Charnwood Borough Council Check out the latest planning applications
"26.02.2017 17:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Lotto funding in town tops £14m Twenty-seven Lottery grants were given out in the town during 2016, providing a vital boost to arts, sports and heritage projects alongside community groups helping those most in need. Massive boost to Loughborough from lotto cash
"26.02.2017 12:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed knitting factory on sale for £2m The German textile machinery maker is selling the Kings Road property as part of its plans to scale back its UK operations. Search on for smaller premises
"26.02.2017 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Request to be made to The Queen for a Bishop of Loughborough Post to enable greater representation and engagement of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnics. What do you think about this idea?
"25.02.2017 20:03:47" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough parish priest's view on same-sex marriages 'Too many LGBT people who have been broken and bruised by the church' Parish priest speaks out...
"25.02.2017 15:08:21" loughboroughecho.net Meadow plan for derelict site The land, near Warwick Avenue and Poulteney Drive, has been accumulating unwanted debris, turning what was previously a pleasant environment for local residents to enjoy into an eyesore. Good news for this community...
"25.02.2017 11:58:00" loughboroughecho.net A weekend dedicated to LEGO! Now in its eighth year, the weekend on March 18/19 will see the whole building filled with huge LEGO creations, rare kits, planes, trains and automobiles. Sounds like a great event for LEGO fans
"25.02.2017 07:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Student urges others to take on volunteering role Mohammed Khan, 21, who recently returned from Tamale, in Ghana worked in partnership with British and Ghanaian volunteers on a project run by the Women's Support and Activist Group as part of an International Citizen Service (ICS) programme. Is volunteering like this something you would consider?
"24.02.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Open house event for property of the week A history of letting since the year 2000 Event will take place on Saturday
"24.02.2017 19:00:03" loughboroughecho.net £66m cuts and 3.99 per cent council tax increase agreed by county The full council set the budget, following a meeting on Wednesday, February 22.
"24.02.2017 17:45:00" loughboroughecho.net M1 death crash: police officer found guilty of gross misconduct Jonathan Mortimer, 41 was found guilty of gross misconduct after a panel ruled he had lied when being investigated about his work involving the case and he was sacked. A police officer 'told lies and knew it' when trying to explain why he failed to check that a pensioner's driving licence was revoked - two months before the 87-year-old drove the wrong way up the M1 causing a fatal smash.
"24.02.2017 17:02:01" loughboroughecho.net Plans for Six Hills site passed despite objections Carpenter's Arms charity to use the hotel site to expand its residential rehabilitation programme. Council officers approve scheme despite objections
"24.02.2017 13:00:45" loughboroughecho.net Speed limits are set to be reduced at danger junction Leicestershire County Council is proposing to make the alterations along Iveshead Road and around the Charley Road and Abbey Road junction. What do you think about this move?
"24.02.2017 10:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Dynamo mourn loss of club stalwart “Dave joined Loughborough Dynamo over 50 years ago and remained an active supporter after retiring as a player, regularly attending home games until his illness made it impossible for him to do so." Tribute planned at Saturday's match at the NSG
"24.02.2017 07:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Birthday celebrations for Utilise The Utilise social cafe hosted its first trial event in February last year, and since then has raised more than £2,200 for charity and served 1,100 meals to local residents. Many Happy returns to a brilliant scheme
"23.02.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net New version of Video Killed the Radio Star released Co-writer Bruce Woolley, orginally from Shepshed, has teamed up with Polly Scattergood to "rei-magine the song for the 21st century Also: Read about the origin of the song and how the toss of a coin gave Bruce 50 per cent of the royalties
"23.02.2017 21:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Teenager makes her debut for England U16s Jamey Brewster (15) plays for Derby County Regional Talent Centre and Leicestershire and Rutland schoolgirls. Youngster hopes it can eventually lead to professional career
"23.02.2017 20:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Burger King set to open in town centre Vacancies advertised for fast-food chain Ready to place your order?
"23.02.2017 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Popular cafe driven out of Bradgate Park by vandal attacks The Peppercorns Cafe has been attacked six times since it opened in July last year and it served its last teas and coffees on Sunday, February 12, before moving out of the park. Converted double-decker bus
"23.02.2017 17:45:07" loughboroughecho.net Storm Doris hit Loughborough - see what happened today. The Met Office has extended the amber wind warning until 8pm this evening across the East Midlands. From collapsed roofs to fallen trees, Storm Doris has made its way to the UK and has created quite a bit of chaos in Loughborough...
"23.02.2017 17:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Borough proposes rise in its share of council tax The proposed increase would see the annual charge for an average Band D property rise £5 (4.67 per cent) to £112.09 from April 1, 2017. Council Tax to increase
"23.02.2017 15:00:14" loughboroughecho.net JoJo Bows - the latest trend to hit primary schools JoJo bows are the latest trend to hit primaryschools- but what's it all about? They're a must
"23.02.2017 13:35:55" loughboroughecho.net Storm Doris hits Loughborough From collapsed roofs to fallen trees, Storm Doris has made its way to the UK and is creating chaos all over the country. LIVE UPDATES: From collapsed roofs to fallen trees, Storm Doris has made its way to the UK and is creating chaos in Loughborough.
"23.02.2017 13:28:19" loughboroughecho.net Storm Doris causes Loughborough roof to collapse The Echo received a call from a passerby at around 12.30pm to report that Royland Road turning into Park Road had been closed off, near Trinity Methodist Church. “The call reported one partially collapsed building which had fallen into next door's garden."
"23.02.2017 12:49:21" loughboroughecho.net Queen's Park closed after tree falls on cars Just after 11.30am today (Thursday, February 23), the council tweeted it is to close the public park as a tree has fallen into Granby Street. “The park is set to be closed for people's safety in case anymore fall down. We're in the process of liaising with our contractors."
"23.02.2017 12:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Breakfast club hailed a big success The Charnwood Armed Forces and Veterans Breakfast Club met for the first time on Saturday, February 11 at the Toby Carvery in Loughborough. For the armed forces
"23.02.2017 10:02:09" Is anybody suffering from wind at the minute? Storm Doris that is of course :)
"23.02.2017 09:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Review: Goodnight Mister Tom at Loughborough And so veteran children's playwright David Wood's adaptation of Michelle Magorian's Goodnight Mister Tom begins. "Another effective performance by The Festival Players that was enjoyed by young and old alike"
"23.02.2017 09:00:38" loughboroughecho.net Grandparents saving parents almost £2,000 in childcare costs A report estimates that 9 million grandparents make up "the UK's grandparent army" of childcarers collectively saving parents £16 billion a year Thanks goodness for grandma and grandad
"22.02.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Events and Gig Guide for Charnwood Find something to do this week locally with our handy what's on guide. What's happening and where
"22.02.2017 21:01:05" loughboroughecho.net Podium delight for endurance mountain biker Tom Hodgkinson (31), racing for Team JMC, was up against 57 people in the solo category of the endurance event in Scotland, in horrendous weather conditions. A great achievement by Sileby man
"22.02.2017 20:03:36" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough charity shop facing huge repair bills after break in Thieves broke into SOFA at around 3.30am today (Wednesday, February 22), according to joint CEO Tony Warren, and stole a safe containing around £700. This is the second time the charity has been hit in the last 18 months
"22.02.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net DIY SOS family reflect on 'new lease of life' it generated “It's given the girls a whole new lease of life; I don't think they would have been as far developed as they are without it." Heartwarming story from a deserving Loughborough family
"22.02.2017 16:02:47" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Market cancelled as Storm Doris closes in “Damaging” winds of up to 80mph as well as heavy rain and snow are expected tomorrow (Thursday, February 23).
"22.02.2017 15:01:24" loughboroughecho.net Scarlet fever is back - watch out for these signs and symptoms Public Health England said scarlet fever usually reaches its highest levels in the winter before peaking in March, and there has been a rise in cases over the last few weeks. Something for parents to be aware of...
"22.02.2017 12:04:00" loughboroughecho.net M1 'smart' scheme consultation launched The 'smart' motorway - which uses overhead signs to vary speed limits, and also opens up the hard shoulder to traffic at busy times - is planned between junction 23a at Castle Donington and junction 25 near Sandiacre. What do you think about this initiative?
"22.02.2017 11:43:39" loughboroughecho.net Gas works on busy Loughborough road set to cause delays Two-way temporary traffic lights will be in place so that gas connections for the new Westleigh housing development can be installed. Drivers beware of these roadworks set to start next week
"22.02.2017 10:11:47" loughboroughecho.net Teen robbed by up to seven youths with baseball bats They threatened him and then stole his red Giant mountain bike. Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward
"22.02.2017 09:00:01" loughboroughecho.net How to make Scotch Creme Eggs - read on for a tasty treat! Someone has found a way to make three amazing things even better by combining them in one big ball Do you fancy trying this out?
"22.02.2017 07:19:15" loughboroughecho.net Humphrey Perkins celebrates its 300th birthday Class by class, pupils and staff lined up to fill the letters 'HPS 300' in readiness for a whole school aerial photo. Check out our video photo gallery from the celebrations
"21.02.2017 22:00:10" loughboroughecho.net Storm Doris - amber warning issued for East Midlands Met Office issues amber alert for East Midlands, with predictions of 80mph winds in UK Stormy weather ahead...
"21.02.2017 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net World championship ninth spot for Tasker and Fearon Tasker and Fearon produced another solid performance in the showpiece event of the year, 12 months after they recorded Britain's best World Championship 2-man result for 50 years with a fourth-place finish in Igls. Loughborough bobsleigher just out of the medals
"21.02.2017 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood weather review: Cool month with plenty of clear nights The high pressure meant a lot of cold and clear nights with Barrow-upon-Soar recording 17 frosts and Mountsorrel with 14. Looking back on a cool and dry month...
"21.02.2017 16:45:02" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University Transience Postcard Exhibition The Postcard Exhibition is the third of its type in an ongoing series of annual exhibitions by Art Foundation students at the university. From Henna-decorated hands to a small dog riding a goat, Loughborough University's Fine Art Gallery sees two cultures brought together in an exhibition of more than 200 postcards.
"21.02.2017 15:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Courses available for young pre-drivers The courses which are held at Mallory Park in Kirkby Mallory, are specifically designed for young people who have not yet got behind the wheel. Series of dates available throughout the year
"21.02.2017 13:00:05" loughboroughecho.net Family of missing Markfield woman "extremely concerned" Kathryn Barrett was last seen in the Denmark Road area of Leicester on Monday, January 30, 2017, and was last in contact with her family on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Missing woman found safe and well
"21.02.2017 09:12:11" loughboroughecho.net Fire service at A46 collision At 6.24pm yesterday (Monday, February 20), a call was received reporting a collision involving two cars on the A46 southbound between Seagrave crossroads and Ratcliffe on the Wreake. Fire service called to a road traffic collision that left one man trapped
"21.02.2017 07:16:11" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough museum plea for help by university students The Old Rectory Museum, of Steeple Row, is the focus point of Loughborough University students on the service design for social innovation masters course. Are you interested in helping with this project?
"20.02.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on February 16 Video gallery: Another fun night out at a Loughborough nightspot
"20.02.2017 19:59:00" loughboroughecho.net Mike's Column: Can't even get any peace in the toilet The lighter side of life with the Midlands columnist of the year. The latest observations of top columnist Mike Lockley
"20.02.2017 19:00:07" loughboroughecho.net Medieval re-enactor did not want to live past 50, inquest hears Paul, who was born and raised in East Leake before moving to Bradmore in Nottinghamshire, had suffered depression, and had previously told a friend he did not want to live past 50, an inquest into his death heard. More than 300 people turned up for his funeral at Loughborough Crematorium last September, with friends paying their respects with a parade and knights on horseback
"20.02.2017 17:45:07" loughboroughecho.net Leciestershire mobile safety camera sites The list states that cameras will be at locations in Kegworth, Loughborough, Birstall and Hathern. MOTORISTS, you may want to check out this week's list of mobile safety camera sites. Locations in Kegworth, Loughborough, Birstall and Hathern have been listed.
"20.02.2017 17:30:04" loughboroughecho.net Family of missing Markfield woman "extremely concerned" Kathryn Barrett was last seen in the Denmark Road area of Leicester on Monday, January 30, 2017, and was last in contact with her family on Sunday, February 5, 2017. Police say she is not known to go this long without speaking to her family
"20.02.2017 17:00:35" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough and Leicester court cases are revealed More listings of cases and their outcomes have been revealed. Who has been up before the court?
"20.02.2017 16:39:36" loughboroughecho.net Brendan Mason murder: two men jailed Keith Lowe, 22, and Joshua Hack, 21, both pleaded guilty to the murder of the 23-year-old at earlier hearings at Leicester Crown Court. “Brendan was a lovely young man and he was so happy."
"20.02.2017 14:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Morrisons recalls peppered beef product The supermarket giant is recalling a batch of Peppered Beef Slices because 'Listeria monocytogenes has been found in the product'. Morrisons is recalling packs of pre-cooked beef due to fears bacteria found in the product could cause illness.
"20.02.2017 14:00:05" loughboroughecho.net Missing 16-year-old girl has links to Leicestershire Lesharna Stafford was last seen on Friday, February 17 at 10pm in Clay Cross. The police need your help to trace missing Lesharna
"20.02.2017 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Unclaimed winning lottery ticket, is it in Charnwood? The ticket, which is believed to have been bought somewhere in the Melton and Charnwood area, must be claimed by Thursday, February 23, as prizes expire after 180 days. The ticket, which is believed to have been bought somewhere in the Melton and Charnwood area, has won a prize of £100,000.
"20.02.2017 12:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Sleeping cat, steam trains and the sun More fascinating photographs sent in by our readers. Check out the latest batch of pictures by Echo readers
"20.02.2017 10:00:02" loughboroughecho.net 14-year-old charged with attempted murder in Leicester He has also been charged with possession of an offensive weapon and robbery. Two other boys, aged 15 and 13, have been charged with robbery. A 27-year-old has been left with "serious injuries" following the incident
"20.02.2017 07:19:50" loughboroughecho.net Swimathon bid for Alex's Wish Alex's Wish is hosting its 'Swim the Channel Swimathon' at Soar Valley Leisure Centre in Mountsorrel on Saturday, February 25 between 5.30pm and 7pm. Fund-raising event is taking place this Saturday...
"19.02.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week: Loughborough Road in Rothley See this week's featured property. Check out our video photo gallery
"19.02.2017 15:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Nuclear costs impact on local needs claims campaigner The former Roman Catholic priest concentrated his talk on a series of issues he claimed were generally not reported on in the media. Do you agree with this assessment?
"19.02.2017 12:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Goodnight Mr Tom by Festival Players to be performed Now a modern classic, Michelle Magorian's uplifting tale is brought gloriously to life in this magical stage adaption by David Wood. A magical stage adaptation
"19.02.2017 09:00:09" loughboroughecho.net Nature reserve officially named 'Wander Garden' The area off Blacksmiths Avenue was created for the community around three years ago. Special ceremony for official renaming of nature reserve
"18.02.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Seven jobs that have surprisingly high salaries Did you know senior midwives can earn £80,000? It makes interesting reading...
"18.02.2017 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Gotham residents get Batman Legoland offer Lucky residents can bring the letter they receive to the resort to redeem their free entry to one of the exciting movie themed days running from Friday, March 10 to Friday, March 31. Great offer for Gotham residents...
"18.02.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net You may be breaking the law without realising it! Younger drivers and other high risk drivers often pay a lot more Did you know about 'fronting'?
"18.02.2017 15:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough GP stars in NHS cancer campaign Dr Ben Noble, of Woodbrook Medical Centre, features in Public Health England's Be Clear on Cancer campaign in the Midlands. Campaign to raise awareness of possible cancer
"18.02.2017 12:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Epic marathon challenge completed for DNRC The DNRC was the brainchild of the 6th Duke of Westminster and work started on site in late 2015. An amazing achievement by two former servicemen
"18.02.2017 09:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Mistletoe offer by nature enthusiast Coun Roy Campsall organises the initiative every year and is encouraging people to get involved in order to support the mistletoe's presence in Loughborough. Will you be taking up the offer of free mistletoe?
"17.02.2017 22:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Two men plead guilty to "vicious" murder of Brendan Mason Keith Lowe, 22, pleaded guilty to murder today (Friday, February 17) during a trial at Leicester Crown Court which started on Monday (February 13). The victim was found to have 99 injuries spread across his whole body along with defensive-type wounds to his hands.
"17.02.2017 20:53:02" loughboroughecho.net Inaugural LRS celebration is a huge success Held in partnership with De Montfort University, 10 awards were presented throughout the course of the evening with groups and individuals hailed for their tireless dedication to making local sport and activities happen. Deserved recognition for groups and individuals
"17.02.2017 20:00:05" loughboroughecho.net Dog's Trust income: Resident's concerns aired “Are you aware that the annual income for this outfit is c£90,000,000 (2015)? That's ninety million pounds!" What do you think about the income generated by Dog's Trust?
"17.02.2017 19:51:00" loughboroughecho.net Body found in Queen's Park, Loughborough An area of the park has been sealed off Grim discovery in town centre beauty spot
"17.02.2017 17:58:55" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Police looking to speak with three men Officers are asking for the men to come forward or someone that knows the men as it is believed they could have information relating to the incident. Officers are asking for the men to come forward or someone that knows the men as it is believed they could have information relating to the incident.
"17.02.2017 17:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Glenfield Hospital consultation: 'Speak out' says chief executive “It is very important that as many people as possible respond to the consultation to ensure that the voice of the East Midlands is heard." Have YOUR say on hospital plans
"17.02.2017 16:22:45" loughboroughecho.net Three boys and two girls arrested after Leicester assault A 27-year-old man has been taken to Nottingham's Queen's Medical Centre, where he is currently in a critical condition. Officers were called to this incident in the early hours of this morning
"17.02.2017 15:00:08" loughboroughecho.net Crowdfunding bid to create Forest School The project has been created by Above and Beyond, a community interest company set up by youth workers Andrew Lake and Colin Laws, who have nearly 60 years experience between them of working with troubled and vulnerable youngsters. Cash needed to finance creation of project
"17.02.2017 13:00:15" loughboroughecho.net Leicester, Albion Street death - 20-year-old charged with murder Police have said that he will appear at Leicester Magistrates Court today (Friday, February 17). Police have charged a 20-year-old with the murder of Lauric Lebato
"17.02.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University Special Projects Fund appeal to groups The fund is designed to support projects that are 'one off' or 'special' in nature. Projects could be entitled to a grant up to £15,000
"17.02.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Former X-factor winner links up with Rainbows for new tour Sam begins her 'Sing My Heart Out' tour on March 2 and at each of the 32 performances, there will be a collection for the hospice, which cares for children and young people with life-limited and terminal illnesses. Sam Bailey announces link-up at special visit to hospice
"17.02.2017 09:00:58" loughboroughecho.net Rocks still in place despite council pledge to remove them Several rocks remain on grass verges outside of Loughborough homes - despite the county council stating it would “shortly be removing” them almost three months ago. Do you think the rocks should be removed by the council?
"17.02.2017 07:00:05" loughboroughecho.net New Loughborough skatepark opens its doors The not-for-profit alternative learning provision allows youngsters who cannot cope with full-time education for many reasons to use their creative skills to restore and redesign old skateboards and bikes. A positive initiative for young people in Charnwood
"16.02.2017 21:07:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Lightning ready for superleague opener Eight players from last season's set-up are back for 2017 with head coach Karen Atkinson being aided by Olivia Murphy and and former Jets coach Maggie Birkinshaw working with the defenders. Let's hope a successful campaign is on the horizon!
"16.02.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Residents' anger at nightly noises from repair work “We understand that the work needs to be done but there's no respect at all." Residents' sleepless nights amid this ongoing work
"16.02.2017 18:45:00" loughboroughecho.net The Festival Players donate to Rainbows Cast members from The Festival Players' next production Goodnight Mister Tom gave the charity £1,000 at a recent visit, having raised funds through ticket sales and collections. Members of the group even did a spot of window modelling!
"16.02.2017 18:00:41" loughboroughecho.net Grant of £3.2m to create HPC centre of excellence The funding is to establish HPC Midlands Plus – a centre of excellence in high performance computing (HPC) - which will be based at Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park. Another pioneering centre to be created in the town
"16.02.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Missing Derby 13-year-old may be in Loughborough Amber Rose Henaire-Roberts was last seen at around 5pm yesterday evening (Wednesday, February 15) at her home address on Chester Green in Derby. Police are "concerned" as to the whereabouts of Amber - can you help?
"16.02.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Pride of Charnwood hopefuls The awards ceremony, which will take place at Lynroys in Loughborough on March 14, aims to give positive recognition to young people aged 11-19 years who volunteer their time, effort and energy to improve the quality of life in Charnwood. Nominations are underway for these awards - and there's still time to put names forward
"16.02.2017 11:59:34" loughboroughecho.net Louise Gleadell immunotherapy appeal raises £60,000 She is now raising money to pay for experimental immunotherapy treatment in London which according to the mum is the “only option left” Big support shown for Louise's cancer treatment appeal
"16.02.2017 07:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood council meeting deferred over 'discrepancy' On Thursday, February 9, councillors met to discuss a reserved matters application for 270 dwellings at land off Hathern Road, Shepshed. Big housing development plans put on hold after 'discrepancy' found at meeting
"15.02.2017 22:10:00" loughboroughecho.net Run the Great North Run for Rainbows Hospice The hospice has guaranteed places for the September 10 event and by signing up to run on behalf of Rainbows, your sponsorship will be helping to support children and young people with life-limited illnesses and their families. Is this something that you would consider?
"15.02.2017 21:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Joel Fearon set for part one of ambitious double Joel Fearon will be competing at the World Championships at Koenigssee in Germany as part of the Team GB Bobsleigh squad before he gets back on the track later in the year for the World athletic championships in London. Targeting World championships in two different sports...
"15.02.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Could Loughborough fire station be sold for supermarket site? The idea was raised by Conservative politician Nick Rushton following a review of all the property owned by Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service. What do you think about this suggestion?
"15.02.2017 19:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Mum saved choking son... now wants to help others The mother-of-four, who lives just south of Leicester, became a first aider after a traumatic choking incident with her nine-month-old son. This mum is hoping to help others tackle potentially life-threatening situations with their children
"15.02.2017 17:00:08" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough paedophile jailed for assaults on nine-year-old girl Skinner was given a custodial sentence of a total of two years for the four counts and will remain on licence for a further 12 months. “The victim in this case has shown incredible bravery to come forward and ensure Skinner is brought to justice."
"15.02.2017 16:00:05" loughboroughecho.net Lord Bach visits Loughborough ex-offenders given "second chance" “I can't think of a better, more practical, and down to earth way than stopping ex-offenders offending again than by finding them decent jobs." WATCH: The Police and Crime Commissioner for Leicestershire visited a Loughborough employer helping ex-offenders.
"15.02.2017 15:07:00" loughboroughecho.net Express your creativity in new Eco Tech challenges The competitions are part of the 2017 3M Young Innovators Challenge which aims to inspire the next generation of original thinkers. Are you up to the challenge this year?
"15.02.2017 13:00:11" loughboroughecho.net £248m up for grabs in biggest jackpot of 2017 so far There's a HUGE amount of money to be won on the US Powerball, could it be yours? What would you do if you won the jackpot?
"15.02.2017 12:01:06" MOTORISTS, there is possible delays and a road closure in Coalville due to a lorry becoming trapped under a bridge on Thornborough Road.
"15.02.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Big Weekend is a hit The event, sponsored by Love Loughborough and Charnwood Borough Council, saw a variety of events on offer to residents during the four-day event. Comedy events across town prove a big success
"15.02.2017 11:20:24" loughboroughecho.net Boots' best meal deal is changing - and customers aren't happy Some customers have been able to get the popular £3 deal for just £1 on Mondays - but not for much longer Monday bargain is coming to an end...
"15.02.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood events and gig guide Find something to do this week locally with our handy what's on guide. Check out what is on over the next seven days...
"15.02.2017 08:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough policeman injured: Man jailed for incident Police were called to Loughborough after Johnson was seen inside a building site on Allendale Road. A terrible incident involving a town police officer
"15.02.2017 06:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale in shops now - and stories include:
• Science Enterprise Zone to create 6,500 new jobs
• Reviews special for The Big Weekend
• Residents' anger at nightly repair work
• Residents raises concerns about
"14.02.2017 21:09:00" loughboroughecho.net Massive win for Loughborough Town ROUND-UP OF ACTION FROM LOUGHBOROUGH TOWN HOCKEY CLUB Great win for Loughborough Town
"14.02.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Thousands view video of band's debut EP track Two years have passed and the pair, joined by band mates Dan Wilson and Matt Peach, have played at numerous venues and have released an EP titled 'One'. Great feedback from music video
"14.02.2017 17:00:09" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood multicultural football tournament is a success The aim of the project is to build bridges and bring individuals and communities together to celebrate diversity. Tournament aimed to unite different cultures
"14.02.2017 14:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Chris Betts at The Needle and Pin Chris, a seasoned bartender and habitual people watcher, has studied Mankind at their watering holes and incorporated his findings into his latest act. As well as Chris making an impression on the people at The Needle and Pin, it seems The Needle and Pin made an impression on Chris himself!
"14.02.2017 12:25:47" Echo reporter Liam Coleman is here with Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach at Alltrucks, Loughborough
"14.02.2017 12:07:00" Echo reporter Liam Coleman is live from Alltruck, Loughborough as Police and Crime Commissioner Lord Willy Bach visits volunteers who are behind a project helping ex-offenders gain the skills they need to find work.
"14.02.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fate of Loughborough JobCentre Plus is revealed Plans have been published to reform Department for Work and Pensions Jobcentre Plus offices and benefit centres “in light of 20 per cent of office space being under-used”. Good news for Loughborough branch
"14.02.2017 10:45:02" loughboroughecho.net Review: The Dumb Canadians in Loughborough Last night John Hastings and Dylan Gott performed to an audience of around 15 people at The Kelso, of Ward's End, as part of the Leicester Comedy Festival's Big Weekend. "I knew before the pair even started that the show was going to pretty unique as on my arrival I overheard the duo talking about Nicolas Cage getting into an eyebrow-raising position..."
"14.02.2017 10:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Lord Willy Bach visits Loughborough ex offenders The Echo will be live as Lord Bach meets staff from Alltruck in Bakewell Road, Loughborough, today (Tuesday, February 14) who have been taking part in a rehabilitation project for ex offenders. The Echo will be live as the Police and Crime Commissioner visits Loughborough this afternoon
"14.02.2017 07:24:45" loughboroughecho.net Tesco donates 10,000 meals for the community The figures were revealed as the 'Community Food Connection' celebrated its first birthday and a milestone of five million meals provided nationwide. Great initiative celebrates its first birthday
"13.02.2017 22:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Romance replaced by respect for one another's cunning In truth, I find Valentine's celebrations between longstanding married couples a little awkward, akin to watching pensioners holding hands. The Valentine thoughts of top columnist Mike Lockley
"13.02.2017 21:03:01" loughboroughecho.net Vital win for Loughborough Dynamo A good team display from Loughborough Dynamo brought three valuable points in a 2-0 home win over Chasetown FC, and took Dynamo out of the relegation places. Dynamo move out of the relegation places with home win
"13.02.2017 20:00:08" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough fire engine to be replaced with response vehicle Loughborough Station is currently home to two engines but one will be taken away and replaced with a Tactical Response Vehicle for a trial. What do you think about this change?
"13.02.2017 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on February 9 VIDEO GALLERY: Can you spot anyone you know on this night out in Loughborough?
"13.02.2017 18:00:05" loughboroughecho.net Pat (60) in 430-mile Alaskan event Pat, who is no stranger to tough challenges having taken part in events including the Iron Man World Championships, first took part in the Yukon experience in 2009 and completed the 100-mile course on foot. Hemington mum ready for tough challenge...
"13.02.2017 17:00:08" loughboroughecho.net Space science Enterprise Zone launched - 6,500 jobs predicted The new Science and Innovation Enterprise Zone to support the UK's space science industry will cover 160 hectares at Loughborough Science and Energy Park, the former AstraZeneca site now named Charnwood Campus, and Leicester Waterside. "This is great news for the county and in particular Charnwood."
"13.02.2017 16:31:22" loughboroughecho.net M1 delays after oil spill And a three-vehicle road traffic collision took place this afternoon just 10km from the site causing further traffic disruption. You may want to rethink your journey home tonight, it looks like this incident is causing severe delays.
"13.02.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Review: Paul Sinha at Loughborough University The critically acclaimed international stand-up, who also stars as 'The Sinnerman' on the ITV quiz show The Chase, took to the mic with his new show Postcards from the Z-list. "How did I spend my Saturday night? Oh well you know, watching the guy who wears the dodgy white suit on The Chase tell an unsuspecting audience member all the things he would like to do to him..."
"13.02.2017 14:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera locations Locations in Kegworth, Loughborough and Birstall have been listed. MOTORISTS, have you checked out this week's list of mobile safety camera locations? Worth a read.
"13.02.2017 13:00:17" Motorists, just to let you know two lanes are closed on the M1 northbound between J20 and J21 to allow emergency re-surfacing due to an earlier oil spill. Highways England states it is likely to take several hours to complete and there are long delays.
"13.02.2017 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net REVIEW: Seann Walsh at Loughborough Town Hall Despite not being a massive Walsh fan, it has got to be said that he is one of the best live acts I have seen. From slamming vegans to poking fun at the middle class in coffee shops, TV regular Seann Walsh took to the stage in Loughborough.
"13.02.2017 12:00:08" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough and Leicester court cases are revealed More listings of cases and their outcomes have been revealed. Check to see the latest court cases...
"13.02.2017 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Serious assault in Ashby - police want to trace taxi driver Officers attended and the victim was taken to hospital with head injuries and is in a critical condition. This incident took place in the early hours of yesterday morning - can you help police?
"13.02.2017 10:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Police name Leicester murder victim The 22-year-old was taken to hospital, where he subsequently died. Thoughts go out to his family and friends
"13.02.2017 09:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Delays likely as series of roadworks get underway From today (Monday, February 13) until March 6, Ashby Road, Loughborough is closed in a westerly direction from the junction of Radmoor Road to Epinal Way with no right turn into Regent Street. Just what you wanted to start the week off...
"13.02.2017 08:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Readers' photographs revealed Here is the latest collection of impressive photographs taken by Echo readers. Check out the latest video photo gallery by Echo readers
"13.02.2017 07:11:24" loughboroughecho.net New Science and Innovation Enterprise Zone on the horizon The new Science and Innovation Enterprise Zone will be launched by Midlands Engine Minister Marcus Jones who is visiting Loughborough University Advanced Technology Innovation Centre today (Monday, February 13). More details will be revealed when Minister visits town later today
"12.02.2017 22:18:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week Set on the grounds of approximately 7.5 acres in Walton Lane, Barrow upon Soar. Check out our virtual tour of the property...
"12.02.2017 20:04:01" loughboroughecho.net When Brian interviewed the stars in Leicester Guests included Sir Bobby Charlton, Ken Dodd, David Gower, Norman Wisdom, his hero Leicester City player Arthur Rowley. Fascinating tales from Brian's time on hospital radio
"12.02.2017 19:01:01" loughboroughecho.net Attendance figures by councillors put under the spotlight The Echo contacted the council and requested specific information for every borough councillor, with regards to meetings from January 1, 2016 until January 1, 2017. Find out which councillors attending every meeting...
"12.02.2017 14:59:01" loughboroughecho.net Garden village plans for Six Hills Golf Club If approved, the new development, named 'Six Hills Garden Village', would be situated on a triangular parcel of land bordered by the A46 to the west, the A6006 Paddy's Lane to the north and Six Hills Lane to the south. What do you think about this major proposal?
"12.02.2017 12:00:12" loughboroughecho.net More in-depth tales of fallen Loughborough soldiers Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and a small number of researchers from the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, we look back at those who made the ultimate sacrifice in February 1917. Paying tribute for the ultimate sacrifice
"11.02.2017 22:09:00" loughboroughecho.net Mums fall ill 324 times - study reveals An endless cycle of sore throats, runny noses, migraines and sickness bugs means the average mum will be left feeling under the weather 18 times a year. Top tips to try and break the cycle
"11.02.2017 19:05:01" loughboroughecho.net Blue Peter gardener visits Loughborough project Chris, who worked for nine years as the Blue Peter gardener as well as on This Morning and The Chelsea Flower Show, visited projects to celebrate the work of national charity Garden Organic. Praise for work of town gardening projects
"11.02.2017 17:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Valentine's hygiene warning to couples The Food Hygiene Rating Scheme rates food businesses on their hygiene standards, based on inspections carried out by council inspectors. Check what hygiene rating that restaurant has!
"11.02.2017 12:00:09" loughboroughecho.net Community urged to make use of renovated swimming pool The whole building has been refreshed and new lockers and baby changing facilities have also been installed. Have you been to the renovated pool recently?
"10.02.2017 22:12:00" loughboroughecho.net Quirky alternative Valentine's Day gifts ideas These beauties may catch your eye and should last, unlike roses which will drop their petals and chocolates which will be eaten.... Don't forget to get something for your other half!
"10.02.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Cyclocross success for Wymeswold duo The riders who both race for the MI Racing Academy took on the challenge of completing both the regional league and the national trophy series for the 2016-17 season. Success for Wymeswold brother and sister
"10.02.2017 19:56:00" loughboroughecho.net Space gastronomy in the spotlight at National Space Centre Join the National Space Centre's Mission Commanders for a bumper half-term period. Special events for half term at the National Space Centre
"10.02.2017 18:53:01" loughboroughecho.net Break Escape opens first room Coalville-based Jak Bottrill and business partner Tom Croft opened the doors of Break Escape on Saturday, January 28. Will you be putting yourself through this challenge?
"10.02.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net KANO set for Loughborough University club night English rapper KANO, who is considered one of the pioneers of UK grime and rap and is one of the most celebrated MCs in 21st century hip-hop, will be heading to Loughborough Students' Union on Saturday, February 18. Rapper will be performing next weekend
"10.02.2017 17:00:08" loughboroughecho.net Review: Ruby Wax at Loughborough Town Hall Last time she performed at Loughborough Town Hall she half offered to marry me – all part of her act, you understand. 'Donald Trump, unsurprisingly, and Kim Kardashian taking a verbal lashing'
"10.02.2017 16:36:30" MOTORISTS: There seems to be disruption near the A6 Loughborough Road, Birstall, with queuing traffic because of emergency repairs. There also appears to be congestion between J23A for A42 Leicestershire and J24A for A50 Derby Lockington and delays
"10.02.2017 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Yet another collision at road danger spot This most recent incident just adds to the toll of collisions at the hot-spot, which was one of five notorious road junctions looked into by the Echo in January. Do you think changes should be made to the junctions?
"10.02.2017 13:10:26" MOTORISTS, there appears to be congestion on the A6 Derby Road, both ways, between Pear Tree Lane and Bishop Meadow Road due to roadworks in the area.
"10.02.2017 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net REVIEW: Loughborough comedy festival starts with Hotel D'Comedie Guests and comedy fans were treated to an intimate, relaxed and quite hilarious night at Hotel D'Comedie, on the opening night of Loughborough's The Big Weekend comedy festival. THE BIG WEEKEND: Hotel D'Comedie at Holywell Guest House caused "fits of laughter and lots of warm fuzzys"
"10.02.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Urgent donations appeal at Age UK shops The charity is now trying to increase the money its charity shops generate as statutory sector funding cuts take hold. Have you got anything you could donate to help the charity?
"10.02.2017 10:00:32" loughboroughecho.net Snow showers and "very cold" temperatures to continue The maximum temperature today will be 3°C, dipping to -1°C overnight. Wrap up warm, it's going to be a cold weekend!
"10.02.2017 09:12:05" loughboroughecho.net Weekend events at Bradgate Park With half term upon Leicestershire schools, the Bradgate Park Trust is looking forward to welcoming its 55,000th visitor to the free visitor centre in the heart of the park. Will you be taking a trip to Bradgate Park this weekend?
"10.02.2017 08:17:03" Morning everybody ... are we all wrapped up? There's some of the white stuff in the air - but just a sprinkling at the minute - not enough for a snowman ... just yet :)
"10.02.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Top illustrator will sketch your pet Gemma Correll will be joining Ohh Deer, of The Rushes, Loughborough, on Saturday, February 11, and she is inviting residents to bring a picture of their pets for her to sketch in her unique style. Fancy having your pet's portrait drawn? Well, you might get a chance in town this weekend....
"09.02.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Valentine's Weekend at Cadbury World Families will also be able to enjoy regular live shows in the outdoor marquee throughout the weekend. Sweet activities for Valentine's
"09.02.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Hills win for Hartley In the county's only fell race, Hartley led a strong Barrow team home in a time of 1.30.50 and alongside Ian Cox, Andy Simpson and David Goddard also won the Men's team event. Great win for Barrow Runner
"09.02.2017 19:45:00" loughboroughecho.net E-cigarette fire scare at Travelodge On Tuesday, February 7, freelance journalist Roger Guttridge arrived at Travelodge Loughborough Central Hotel, where he was to stay for the evening, only to discover around 70 guests and hotel staff on the pavement outside of the establishment. Four fire engines were called after e-cigarette smoke caused a scare at a Loughborough hotel
"09.02.2017 19:01:29" Timeline Photos HERE's your chance to win a pair of tickets to see Leicester playwright Joe Orton's What The Butler Saw at Curve.
The tickets are to see the show at Curve on March 7, 2017.
Dr Prentice (Rufus Hound), a psychiatric doctor in an private clinic, is
"09.02.2017 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicester City vs Derby County - extra policing pays off Echo reporter Liam Coleman spotted over 30 police officers boarding the train at Loughborough at around 6pm, and when he arrived at Leicester train station he said that there were even more officers there along with police dogs and officers on horseback. WATCH: Police were on hand at Loughborough train station last night to try and prevent any trouble from football fans
"09.02.2017 17:30:01" loughboroughecho.net Man jailed for fatal collision in Leicester Victoria Gayle, 25, was in the UK visiting a friend who was studying in Leicester. Both friends were returning home from a bicycle ride and were cycling along Upperton Road. A tragic case that has affected lives both in this country and overseas
"09.02.2017 17:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough pub to host LGBT+ night The Boat Inn, of Canal Bank, Loughborough, will be launching its first night dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and other sexual and gender minorities, known as LGBT+, on Saturday, February 11. Pub is praised for this initiative
"09.02.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester disused building fire causes fear Now Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service fear 'it is only a matter of time' before it is reporting the death or serious injury of a firefighter or a member of public at the location. “Our main fear is that it is only a matter of time before we are reporting the death or serious injury of a firefighter or a member of public."
"09.02.2017 14:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Woodhouse Day Nursery findings published by Ofsted Ofsted suspended Woodhouse Day Nursery's registration on October 11, 2016, after the provider notified the education watchdog of an “unexplained injury to a child”. Interesting reading for parents
"09.02.2017 14:00:33" loughboroughecho.net LEISURE: Warwick Castle visit could unearth famous ancestors Also during half-term visitors can once again enjoy the Mighty Trebuchet (the world's largest siege engine) as it celebrates its 10,000th firing. LEISURE: Here's an interesting idea for a family day out
"09.02.2017 12:46:13" loughboroughecho.net Review: ACT One's Annie production When I first discovered the production was to be Annie, I grimaced imaging youngsters shouting along to songs and terrible American accents, but I needn't have worried. "The saying goes 'you should never work with children or animals', but ACT One producer and director Adrian Dobson decided to work with both..."
"09.02.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Half term activities in Charnwood revealed The activities will run from Monday, February 13 to Friday, February 17, at locations across the borough including Loughborough, Birstall and Thurmaston. Looking for something to do with the children this half term? Here are some ideas
"09.02.2017 09:01:51" Good morning motorists, just let you know there appears to be congestion at M1 J24 Kegworth on the A453 southbound. There also appears to be congestion at M1 J21 Leicestershire.
"09.02.2017 07:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Breakfast Club for the Armed Forces is launching The club is being organised by Victoria Coomber and backed by Charnwood Borough Council's Armed Forces Community Covenant. A new club is launching in Charnwood
"08.02.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire hotel celebrates space, history with themed rooms A room dedicated to the historic Premier League victory by Leicester City Football Club in 2016 is planned for later this year. This room may literally be out of this world....
"08.02.2017 21:00:07" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Sapphires clinch first win in National League Charnwood Sapphires travelled to Norfolk on Sunday to take on Thoroughbreds Netball club in Division 3 of the National Premier League, on the back of two very much improved performances. Last second drama secures historic victory
"08.02.2017 19:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Suspected dog theft in Sutton Bonington Kay Needham, 62, of Orchard Close, says she is heartbroken after her dog Florence disappeared on Saturday, February 4. Missing therapy dog is being treated as a suspected dog theft.
"08.02.2017 18:01:20" loughboroughecho.net Tara Palmer-Tomkinson's Birstall connections The family of the socialite, who died aged 45 today, previously owned 175 acres of land in the Birstall area and visited the town in 2011. Shocking and sad news this afternoon
"08.02.2017 18:00:05" loughboroughecho.net New play equipment in place at Glenmore Park Shepshed Town Council was awarded £4,000 for the new play equipment including game and activity panels, 'magic toadstools' and a playhouse. Will you and your family be making use of the new equipmen?t
"08.02.2017 17:30:00" SHOPPERS, Morrisons at Maxwell Drive in Loughborough have told the Echo that the power cut that they had earlier has now been fixed. The shop was plunged into darkness at around 2.30pm this afternoon, and they have just told us that everything has been
"08.02.2017 17:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Death of man in Leicester The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Thoughts go out to his family
"08.02.2017 16:18:26" MOTORISTS, you may want to plan your journey home tonight as there is currently heavy traffic on the A6 Leicester Road in both directions around the B5350 Southfield Road junction. It is believed the delays are due to a road traffic collision that
"08.02.2017 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Four vehicle collision in Shepshed At 8.29am today (Wednesday, February 8), Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service received an emergency call reporting a road traffic collision at Tickow Lane, Shepshed. Traffic clears following four vehicle collision at a busy Shepshed junction
"08.02.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Big Weekend comes to Loughborough Performers include stand-up comedian Seann Walsh and clever quizzer Paul Sinha - who you may recognise from the ITV game show The Chase. Series of events get underway tomorrow night...
"08.02.2017 10:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Four car collision in Shepshed At 8.29am today (Wednesday, February 8) an emergency call was placed reporting a road traffic collision at Tickow Lane, Shepshed. A service spokesperson stated four vehicles were involved in the collision at the junction of Charley Road.
"08.02.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust "requires improvement" The Care Quality Commission inspected the core services provided by the trust between November 14-18 and on November 24, 2016. Among its finding, the CQC said "staff did not always maintain people's dignity and privacy and record keeping was poor in some areas".
"08.02.2017 09:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide Find out what's happening locally in Loughborough and Charnwood this week. Check out what's on over the next seven days
"08.02.2017 07:07:32" loughboroughecho.net Quorn Community Library opening today (Wednesday) “It's been two years in the planning, but we are delighted that Quorn Community Library opens today (Wednesday)" The culmination of two years of hard work and planning
"08.02.2017 06:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale today - and this edition includes:
• Breakfast Club for the Armed Forces is launching
• Town's fire engine being replaced by a response vehicle
• More than 900 new houses needed each year until 2036
"07.02.2017 22:00:34" loughboroughecho.net This Valentine's.... check loved ones' moles Whether it's your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, friend or family – take the time to check for changes in moles. Some timely health advice for loved ones
"07.02.2017 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Lightning miss out on NBL final berth Facing their East Midlands rivals on home turf at Loughborough University, the side in purple fielded a young, untested team due to a number of injuries, which from the off made it an uphill task against a strong Derby outfit. Defeat to Derby sees Loughborough finish season in third place
"07.02.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester City vs Derby County - fans to be searched by police Officers will be able to carry out the actions between noon and 11pm on matchday. Are you going to the Leicester City vs Derby County FA Cup replay?
"07.02.2017 18:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Win Cadbury World family ticket in our competition! The Echo, in conjunction with Cadbury World, have one family pass for four up for grabs for the attraction. Fancy a day out with the family? Here's your chance to win a family pass to Cadbury World!
"07.02.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Police searching Loughborough to trace man “We have carried out numerous lines of enquiry and have attempted on several occasions to arrest Day but have so far been unsuccessful." Can you help police trace this man?
"07.02.2017 14:58:00" loughboroughecho.net Musical Loughborough residents urged to join orchestra initiative Charity Music for Everyone is looking for musicians to take part in Daytime Orchestra (DTO) Loughborough - a group for players of grade three and above. Is this something you would be interested in?
"07.02.2017 14:13:58" MOTORISTS are facing severe disruption on the M1 Leicestershire Northbound between J24A for A50 Derby and J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham. One lane is closed because of a broken down vehicle.
"07.02.2017 12:00:07" loughboroughecho.net Woodhouse Eaves school's 'outstanding' report OFSTED called at the school during the spring term and it was awarded 'outstanding' in every area. School rated as 'outstanding' in every area
"07.02.2017 07:36:53" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire's roads: Speak out on future proposals The authority spent £26m looking after roads, pavements and verges in 2015/16, either directly or through contractors. By 2020 the authority needs to reduce this to £16.5m. A chance to have your say
"06.02.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on February 2 Video gallery: Faces galore for another night out in Loughborough
"06.02.2017 19:57:01" loughboroughecho.net Special life-saving initiative in memory of Barrow club runner Half marathon will also see a tribute Organisers of the Ramathon are offering free CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) training
"06.02.2017 19:00:07" loughboroughecho.net Sileby son's emotional story of mum's cancer journey “We had to talk to the three boys last week and it was heart-breaking, they have known what has been going on with their mum's treatment, but we had to tell them that there is a possibility that she could die." WATCH: Son's emotional video of mum's cancer journey in bid to raise £50,000
"06.02.2017 18:00:07" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire court hearings are revealed Find out which local residents have appeared in the courts. Check out the latest court hearings...
"06.02.2017 17:00:07" loughboroughecho.net Bede Park, Leicester assault - 11 men charged Some have also been charged with subsequent public order offences in Leicester city centre on the same date. Eleven men were charged after their involvement with this assault in Leicester
"06.02.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service 2016 achievements The service began the year with Trevor McIIwaine, a now retired group manager, being recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours, being awarded The Queen's Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service. "These successes have been celebrated widely across the service and we are hoping to build on these in 2017."
"06.02.2017 13:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Barrow-upon-Soar traffic collision - warning over icy roads Fire services told the Echo that they received an emergency call shortly after 9am on Monday, February 6. Loughborough fire crew have warned drivers to be extra vigilant following this collision in Barrow-upon-Soar
"06.02.2017 12:10:04" MOTORISTS, there is reported disruption on the M1 Derbyshire Southbound between J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham and J24A for A50 Derby affecting Trowell Services. Two lanes have been closed and there is queuing traffic and long delays because of a
"06.02.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough police praised by Police and Crime Commissioner The PCC set out on the walk with local inspector Dwight Barker and on the tour of the town he met with residents at the Falcon Support Centre. Commissioner praises work of Loughborough police
"06.02.2017 10:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites Areas in Newbold Verdon, Narborough, Market Bosworth, Coalville, Measham, Ashby, Wigston and Leicester have been added to the list of community concern sites. MOTORISTS, have you checked out this week's list of mobile safety camera locations? Includes places in Kegworth, Loughborough, Birstall and Hathern.
"06.02.2017 09:58:08" loughboroughecho.net Two vehicles in collision in Sileby, fire crews called to scene Their first priority was to make sure that one of the vehicles involved in the collision was safe and that the one casualty was administered first aid. Fire crews were called out to this incident at the weekend
"06.02.2017 08:00:04" loughboroughecho.net Woman found dead in Thurmaston property named Her body was found following a report of a domestic incident at a property in the street. Thoughts go out to her family at this difficult time
"06.02.2017 07:15:43" loughboroughecho.net Video gallery: Striking readers photographs Here is another great selection of photographs taken by our readers. Check out our latest gallery of great photographs...
"05.02.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Who plans to build what near you The latest Charnwood borough planning applications If you were wondering...
"05.02.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough's Hog Stop creates sandwich with popping candy "It tastes great and you can feel it popping at the back of your mouth, it's superb!" VIDEO: Something to get your taste buds POPPING!
"05.02.2017 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Property of the week in Charnwood area The Cropston home has been refitted throughout Home in a popular village
"05.02.2017 19:11:01" loughboroughecho.net Former serviceman complete seven marathons for DNRC Luke and Ibi faced the gruelling task to raise awareness and funds for the new Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) that is set to open in summer 2018. Amazing challenge to net cash for DNRC
"05.02.2017 15:09:00" loughboroughecho.net An unmarked car pulls you over - and you suspect it isn't police Here is advice from police if you suspect you're being flagged down by a bogus officer Tips to be aware of...
"05.02.2017 12:04:00" loughboroughecho.net Dinner for GCR volunteers More than 300 GCR volunteers attended a dinner event at Leicester's King Power stadium, including 66 who have each clocked up more than 40 years of service. Deserved recognition for GCR stalwarts
"05.02.2017 09:01:00" loughboroughecho.net More Charnwood neighbourhood plans are called for The parish council, supported by other members of the community, put together the plan which was supported at a referendum in November and approved by Charnwood Borough Council in December. Do you think this is a good idea?
"04.02.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Booze ban has been instigated by the wife In truth, I only drink to celebrate major events such as the fact that our fridge is still working. One of Mike's favourite topics
"04.02.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Views needed on future of parish councils in the Charnwood area The review could also potentially consider setting up new councils, from scratch or by grouping existing parish councils, or abolishing current councils if there are strong reasons to do so. What are your thoughts?
"04.02.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net A day at Dogs Trust Loughborough The centre, which is located near Wymeswold, Leicestershire, gave the Echo an insight into what staff get up to each day in a bid to find homeless hounds forever families. Interesting behind the scenes look at The Dogs Trust
"04.02.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'Essential' telephone box removal despite concerns Charnwood Borough Council consulted all the relevant parish councils over any possible removals and made its own recommendations to BT. Decision taken to remove boxes
"04.02.2017 09:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Could urgent care centre cope with a crisis? Mr Hickling said: “I'm concerned about incidents like the lorry going through the Christmas market, if something similar happens in Loughborough, they wouldn't know what to do." Concerns that centre is under staffed
"03.02.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Plus-size Loughborough people's TV holiday appeal “Do you avoid holidays because you're the biggest person on the beach?" Is this something you would consider?
"03.02.2017 21:02:00" loughboroughecho.net Woodhouse Eaves CC withdraw from league Now the club, which plays its matches at the King George V playing fields in Main Street, Woodhouse Eaves, is hoping to attract a new group of players to form a social team which would play a series of summer friendlies on Sundays. Now the club wants to rebuild with emphasis on social side
"03.02.2017 19:54:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough neighbours getting tech savvy, says research It claims one in five of UK homeowners in Loughborough communicate with their neighbours via social media. Are you part of a neighbourhood group chat?
"03.02.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Glebe House airs fears at £100,000 cut in funding The charity fears it will not be able to deliver services to users due to changes in Leicestershire County Council funding. Fears that some services might disappear
"03.02.2017 16:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Watches stolen from Loughborough area Leciestershire Police is asking for the public to try and locate the pictured watches after they were stolen in a burglary sometime between Friday, December 23, 2016, and Tuesday, January 3, 2017, from a property in the Forest Road area. Have you seen these watches of sentimental value?
"03.02.2017 15:00:07" loughboroughecho.net Panto returns to Cadbury World The hunt is on to find who fits Cinderella's glass slipper – and with Prince Charming, best friend Buttons, and the Chuckle Bean Fairy Godmother for company – the classic fairy tale guarantees giggles for the whole family. Pantomime fun this weekend
"03.02.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net HSBC defends branch closure Last week, HSBC announced its Castle Donington branch will be one of the 62 branches it closes by the end of 2017. Village branch scheduled to close in June this year
"03.02.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Drunken reveller jailed after attack outside Loughborough club The defendant punched a stranger in the street causing “devastating” head injuries. The victim spent 17 days in hospital having suffered a fractured skull, various haemorrhages, bleeding and swelling on the brain.
"03.02.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Borough council accused of showing 'disrespect' County Coun Max Hunt expressed his annoyance at responses given to questions he placed under cabinet regarding Stapleford Park and Mount Grace Road estate. What do you think?
"03.02.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University tops UK satisfaction survey Around 188,000 home and international students from 196 institutions in 17 countries took part in the Autumn Wave 2016 surveys. Students seem very happy at Loughborough University
"02.02.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Nuclear war: Would Loughborough survive a blast? A tongue-in-cheek website allows you to search your location to see how it would fare in the event of a nuclear bomb blast. Ever wondered how safe you would be if nuclear war broke out?
"02.02.2017 21:02:01" loughboroughecho.net Championship gold for Charnwood AC Conditions were cold and muddy underfoot on the challenging hilly course but the rain held off and Charnwood AC athletes were out in force, despite illnesses leaving several teams understrength. More success for young athletes
"02.02.2017 20:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Man sentenced after fatal Loughborough collision Lesley Ivins, 94, died later that day from the chest injuries he sustained in the incident. Court case revealed this tragic incident in Loughborough
"02.02.2017 19:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Free cakes charity covering Loughborough seeks support National charity Free Cakes for Kids provides cakes for families facing a variety of difficult situations from financial issues to a youngster being in hospital. A tasty new charity is coming to Loughborough
"02.02.2017 18:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Glenfield children's heart unit closure - protest march planned A petition to save the unit has attracted a total of 129,356 signatures - 80,560 paper signatures as well as 48,796 online. Campaigners have issued a call to arms for people to attend the march...
"02.02.2017 16:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Air ambulance at Ratcliffe On The Wreake collision On Wednesday, February 2, an emergency call was received at 6.32pm reporting a collision on the A46, opposite Ratcliffe College. A spokesperson from Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service reported that the incident involved two male casualties.
"02.02.2017 15:02:14" loughboroughecho.net Development proposed for Britannia Inn site Cropston Properties Ltd has submitted an application to Charnwood Borough Council seeking permission for the development on the land between Britannia Street and Hallcroft, which has been vacant since 2010. Homes plan for former pub site
"02.02.2017 13:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Cropston Drive, Coalville, chimney fire A call was received at 9.38am this morning (Thursday), after smoke was spotted in the vicinity of Cropston Drive, Coalville. Aerial ladder platform used to help tackle a chimney blaze
"02.02.2017 13:00:03" loughboroughecho.net Brexit vote - Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan speaks out "I have to be honest: never in my adult life have I felt so concerned about the stability and state of the world in which we live." Nicky Morgan spoke to the Echo today after MPs vote to trigger Britain's exit from the European Union.
"02.02.2017 12:00:02" loughboroughecho.net New fun activity centre opening in Derby Clip 'n Climb has grown to have more than three million users worldwide and offers a range of activities. LEISURE: Here's a fun new centre opening up in Derby soon
"02.02.2017 10:05:40" loughboroughecho.net National award for Loughborough Market Coun David Hayes, Lead Member for Regulatory Services and Town Centre, said: “We're absolutely delighted to have won best large outdoor market!" Our market is tops - it's official!
"02.02.2017 07:00:02" loughboroughecho.net CSI-style task for 3M Science Detectives Challenge The competition, part of the 3m Young Innovators Challenge 2017, tasks youngsters in Years 8-10 with unravelling clues to solve a crime scene scenario. VIDEO: CSI-style challenge for students
"01.02.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net There are jobs at Aldi starting at £42k PLUS a brand new Audi Here is what you need to get an Aldi job and what they'll give you in return If you are interested the deadline is just days away!
"01.02.2017 21:10:00" loughboroughecho.net Boxing academy bids to avoid knockout blow The stark warning came this week from head coach Dave Lambert who said that dwindling numbers had left the club struggling to keep afloat and if things didn't pick up soon it would have no option except to disband. Future of club in doubt if it doesn't attract more members
"01.02.2017 17:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Jobs created at Screwfix Shepshed The company will open the doors to its new store in Old Station Close, Shepshed, tomorrow (Thursday, February 2). Jobs created as a new store opens this week
"01.02.2017 16:05:27" loughboroughecho.net Parliament to debate Donald Trump petition The original petition states that Donald Trump should not be invited to make an official State Visit because it would cause embarrassment to Her Majesty the Queen. Locals continue to petition for and against Donald Trump's UK state visit
"01.02.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Snowflake festival nets cash for Home-Start The event, believed to be the only one of its kind in the country, is organised around the Toothill Road area of the town and was first run in 2014. This festival is taking place this week
"01.02.2017 13:56:28" loughboroughecho.net Easter bunnies recalled over sabotage fears The Co-op supermarket has cleared shelves of all its hollow, foil wrapped Easter bunnies amid fears they have been sabotaged Take them back for a refund
"01.02.2017 12:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Download Festival 40 band announcement Download Festival's Andy Copping said: “We're committed to delivering the best in rock and metal year on year for the Download fans, and this year is no exception." ROCK FANS, have you seen who has been added to Download Festival's 2017 line-up? Read the full list of acts here.
"01.02.2017 12:00:06" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University student's Mirrors play revealed The 21-year-old has been working on Mirrors for over a year having started the play as a project in her second year at university. An interesting play taking place this week by a university student
"01.02.2017 11:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Madeleine McCann's parents lose libel case appeal While the judges' official ruling is yet to be published, lawyers for Mr and Mrs McCann have been informed of their decision. More developments in the libel case brought by Madeleine McCann's parents over the former Portuguese detective
"01.02.2017 10:05:00" loughboroughecho.net Holocaust Memorial Day - Loughborough remembers those who died The theme for this year was 'How can life go on?' Townsfolk remember these dark times in history
"01.02.2017 09:24:12" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Events and Gig Guide Looking for something to do this week? Here are some ideas.... Looking for something to do this week? Here are some ideas
"01.02.2017 07:54:06" Unfortunately our internet and phone lines are experiencing technical difficulties at the moment, we will let you know when things are back to normal, thank you
"01.02.2017 06:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale today - and this week's edition includes:
• Free cakes charity is coming to town
• Crowds flock to see Prince of Wales visit historic railway
• Special initiative in memory of runner who died during
"31.01.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net More UK currency changes: Guide to what you need to know To help you keep track of what currency you can keep hold of or not, here we take a look at everything you need to know about the new monies. It's time to bank that bottle of £1 coins you've been saving!
"31.01.2017 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Jones clinches gold at Kyu championships The event is one of the most prestigious events in the English Karate calendar with more than 1,000 competitors. Fantastic gold medal for teenager
"31.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Kodi: Legal add-ons.... and ones to avoid The programme has been designed to run on computers and home servers connected to TVs – and recent developments mean it is now possible to run the software on selected tablets and smartphones. Top tips on what to do and what not to do!
"31.01.2017 19:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Jailed for 110 years for Leicestershire gun offences The successful conviction brings to an end a lengthy investigation, which uncovered the movement of firearms into Leicestershire from other areas of the country. A lengthy investigation into firearms in Leicestershire
"31.01.2017 18:01:01" loughboroughecho.net Men in Sheds funding plea issued Shed members support the project through the sale of items they produce and Age UK has committed reserves to help maintain the project. VIDEO: Charity hopes businesses will lend a hand to the project
"31.01.2017 17:05:44" loughboroughecho.net Half term UK holiday ideas Luckily the half term break is within touching distance and there's still time to book a UK getaway. TRAVEL: Some half term UK holiday ideas for those who like a bit of luxury
"31.01.2017 16:41:08" loughboroughecho.net The Woman in Black at Curve The tale of Arthur Kipps and the woman pained by the loss of her infant son is one that has become widely-known thanks to the 2012 film adaptation but the stage-production of Susan Hill's novel is the where the dark and twisted tale really comes to life. REVIEW: The Woman in Black will have your hairs standing on end!
"31.01.2017 14:45:31" loughboroughecho.net HRH The Queen visiting Leicester for Maundy Thursday "It will be especially moving to see Her Majesty who has devoted her life in Christian service to the country, giving purses of special coins to the men and women in recognition of their Christian service" The Queen is heading to Leicester soon
"31.01.2017 12:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Delays due to Darwin Crescent work Area Traffic Control Leicester tweeted this morning that Loughborough motorists were experiencing delays on the A6 “due to temporary lights at Darwin Crescent where there are drainage works taking place”. According to roadworks.org, delays are likely due to the work being carried out by Leicestershire County Council.
"31.01.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Seann Walsh at Loughborough Town Hall Seann Walsh will be travelling across the UK with more tour dates announced for spring 2017, starting in February. Will you be getting tickets to go to the show?
"31.01.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Donald Trump Loughborough vigil - more than 100 residents attend “We need to stand up against racism, and fascism and we can't let history repeat itself." Did you attend the vigil against Donald Trump in Loughborough town centre?
"31.01.2017 10:00:31" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough residents sign Trump petition So far a total of 2,410 people from Loughborough have signed the petition - roughly 2.3 per cent of the 103,482 constituents. So far more than 2,400 Loughborough residents have signed the petition.
"31.01.2017 07:17:54" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Forest's £3m lottery funding bid Now, the Charnwood Forest Regional Park is asking what you love most about Charnwood Forest and what projects you think should be included. If successful, what would you like money spent on?
"30.01.2017 21:56:01" loughboroughecho.net What not to do when you wake up in the middle of the night A sleep doctor's tips on how to avoid lying awake at night and what not to do when you wake up Top tips revealed by doctors
"30.01.2017 20:00:02" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on January 26 Here's our video gallery of another fun night out in Loughborough
"30.01.2017 18:08:07" We're here in Loughborough town centre for a vigil against Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban'
"30.01.2017 16:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Reward for information on Glenfield house fire The house in Glenfield Frith Drive, Glenfield, was under renovation when it was found alight on Sunday, November 27. £5,000 reward offered after more than half a million pounds worth of damage was caused to a house following a fire.
"30.01.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net These are the cheapest places to do your supermarket 'big shop' Shopping at Aldi and Lidl can be £15 cheaper than the 'big four' supermarkets New report examines price of shopping at different stores
"30.01.2017 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Transgender teenager opens up about their life “I'm sure people will think how can I - at 16-years-old - know this is the right path for me?" Ciera opens up in TV feature special tonight
"30.01.2017 12:15:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough vigil against Donald Trump's 'Muslim ban' At 6pm tonight (Monday, January 30), residents living in the Loughborough area are invited to meet at The Sock Man, in Market Place, to “show solidarity and send a message of friendship to those Trump seeks to demonise”. “Future generations will look back at the targeting of Muslims - as we look back at the targeting of Jews - with disgust, horror and shame. If we do not speak out, we are complicit!”
"30.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Video: Woods, reflections and a majestic bird See the latest great photographs by Echo readers, put together in our video. The latest batch of pictures by Echo readers
"30.01.2017 10:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera locations Below is the list of mobile safety camera sites for Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland week commencing Monday, January 30. MOTORISTS, you may want this read. This week's list of mobile safety camera sites includes: Loughborough, Birstall, Hathern and Kegworth
"30.01.2017 09:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Roadworks lined up for the week ahead Here is a list of roadworks planned to get underway iin the Loughborough area over the next few days Delays possible, so plan your journeys accordingly...
"30.01.2017 08:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Teenager suffers puncture wounds in Leicester attack Leicestershire Police officers are appealing for anyone who saw the attack happen. Can you help police with this appeal?
"30.01.2017 07:48:07" Morning everyone - here is a warning for commuters this morning....
There is currently slow traffic on the M1 southbound between J23a A42 and J23, A512 (Loughborough), because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been reopened but there is congestion
"30.01.2017 07:03:07" loughboroughecho.net Blockbuster movies subtitled screenings coming to Loughborough Independent cinema Flix is launching a new service as part of the winter/spring programme which will see the cinema have regular subtitled screenings of blockbusters. New service introduced by Flix in Loughborough
"29.01.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Property of the week There is extensive off road parking and access to the detached double garage. Substantially upgraded home
"29.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Huge blaze in Woodgate Loughborough, 1992 Fire at former Mann Egerton premises 25 years ago Can you remember this dramatic event?
"29.01.2017 18:13:01" loughboroughecho.net Concerns aired over Barrow-upon-Soar building site The controversial development was granted conditional planning permission on April 29, 2014, by the Planning Inspectorate, after it went to appeal. Jelson Homes under the spotlight
"29.01.2017 15:10:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough date for peace campaigner He told the Echo: “It's a great opportunity now for people to speak up as we are due to spend £205 billion to replace Trident and maintain those weapons for the next 30 years." Event will take place at Rosebery St Peter's Community Centre
"29.01.2017 12:05:00" loughboroughecho.net Dr Who event at National Space Centre Science of the Time Lords is a fun family and fan weekend, dedicated to the world's longest running sci-fi TV show, Doctor Who. Will you be going to this event?
"29.01.2017 09:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Plan to convert kennels into a home is given the green light At a Charnwood Borough Council planning committee meeting on Thursday, January 12, councillors were advised by officers to refuse a proposal to convert a kennels, situated at Ivy Cottage, of Ashby Road West, Shepshed, to a dwelling with a carport and Committee divided over planning decision
"28.01.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Who is building what near you The latest planning applications in Charnwood http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/who-building-what-near-you-12516860
"28.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Our parish is not ready for a sex shop The flashing, neon signs may cause the poultry to stop laying. 'Her face flushed, “it's everywhere you look.'
"28.01.2017 18:01:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough upcycling project's national scheme backing The project also improves self esteem and confidence by providing people with positive creative activities. Sounds like a great initiative
"28.01.2017 17:12:01" loughboroughecho.net What's the perfect way to spend a cold, winter's day? Survey produces some interesting results... What would your answer be?
"28.01.2017 11:58:01" loughboroughecho.net Rainbows Hospice in volunteer plea 'Volunteer with friends and get your shift together' in Loughborough is the New Year message from Rainbows Hospice Sign up with a friend to help Rainbows Hospice
"28.01.2017 09:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Have you heard of cucamelon? It seems the trend for crossing fruits and vegetables to develop new varieties is gathering pace... What do you think about these hybrids?
"27.01.2017 21:51:00" loughboroughecho.net Driving test changes in 2017: What you need to know The innovations take into account new technology and more realistic driving scenarios and manoeuvres. Four new additions to the practical test...
"27.01.2017 18:01:10" loughboroughecho.net Inquest hears Shepshed care home concerns During the inquest, attendees were shown a chart detailing Mr Penfold's weight in the 12 months prior to his death. Care home criticised by coroner
"27.01.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Paralympic stars visit Stonebow Primary School The visit to Stonebow Primary was part of a unique series of special school visits from top British athletes with the search for a 6 to 15-year-old to design one mascot for the World Para Athletics Championships and one for the IAAF World Championships Youngsters listen to stars relive their Olympic experiences
"27.01.2017 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Ronoc at The Blacksmiths, Loughborough Ronoc, aka Conor Dawson, captivated audience members on Friday, January 13, when he performed at The Blacksmiths, of Wards End, Loughborough. "It is important we support local artists like Ronoc"
"27.01.2017 13:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Sunset Boulevard and Scrooge coming to Curve Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton's Sunset Boulevard will be hitting the stage from September 16-30 and Leslie Bricusse's family musical Scrooge will be entertaining audiences from November 18-January 7. Will you be booking tickets to these Curve productions?
"27.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Man jailed after robbing taxi driver at gunpoint During the incident he also threatened two other motorists, one of whom had children in the car, with the imitation firearm. Blockley has been handed a jail term of more than six years for his crimes
"27.01.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Tower Tech Challenge: New 3M competition Tower Tech is one of six different competitions that make up this year's 3M Young Innovators Challenge. Brand new challenge for this year's Young Innovators
"27.01.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands Airport job fair - more than 350 roles up for grabs The job fair will take place in the Check-in Hall at the Airport Passenger Terminal Building tomorrow (Saturday, January 28).
"27.01.2017 09:25:09" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough Half registration now open The year 2017 marks the sixth year the Loughborough Half Marathon and Team Relay has taken place and, to make things even more exciting, a brand new route has been planned. Will you be taking part?
"27.01.2017 07:00:01" loughboroughecho.net New dementia alliance in Loughborough is launched The Charnwood branch was officially launched at an event by the Mayor of Charnwood, Coun David Gaskell. This is good news for people in the area who have dementia
"26.01.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Strict rules for stage hypnotist entertainers in Charnwood area Age regression and suggesting a participant has lost something such as a body part are prohibited Rules have been put in place for hypnotism shows in Charnwood
"26.01.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Snowboarder returns to action after injury He broke several ribs back in November but returned to action on January 14-15 at Dolni Morava in the Czech Republic. Andrews is back in action this weekend...
"26.01.2017 20:00:02" loughboroughecho.net How to make children less picky at mealtimes - study The recommendations come from a paper published by academics from Loughborough University, the University of Bedfordshire, Aston University, and the University of Warwick. Is your child a fussy eater? This could help
"26.01.2017 19:00:31" loughboroughecho.net Burglar in your home: Guide to what you can do legally There have been, thankfully, just a handful of cases reported publicly in the Loughborough area in recent years. An interesting insight into the law surrounding someone breaking into your home
"26.01.2017 17:04:41" loughboroughecho.net Thai massage business is approved Charnwood Borough Council's planning committee gave the go ahead to the application which proposes to change the use of 2 Woodgate, which has been empty since the beginning of the year, to a massage business. Looks like a new lease of life for this former accounts' premises
"26.01.2017 15:01:18" loughboroughecho.net Pride of Charnwood Awards return for 2017 The awards aim to give positive recognition to young people aged 11-19 years who volunteer their time, effort and energy to improve the quality of life in Charnwood. Nominations are now open!
"26.01.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Stepping back in time to mark Cotes Mill milestone Megan Cox and Joan Shaw take a look in the history books to mark a significant anniversary for Cotes Mill. An impressive milestone for this local landmark
"26.01.2017 10:09:04" loughboroughecho.net Your Android phone's lock pattern can be cracked in five attempts Pattern Lock is a popular protection method for Android devices, but it could be putting you at risk You might want to change your phone lock....
"26.01.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Holocaust Memorial Day in Loughborough In Loughborough, a granite stone in Queen's Park, bears a plaque inscribed with the words “In memory of the victims of genocide in all times and all places” and this will be close to where the memorial event will take place. Ensuring this dark period in history is never forgotten
"25.01.2017 21:56:00" loughboroughecho.net Penalties for speeding offences are changing The new guidelines come into force on April 24 - and the penalties are a lot tougher If you break the law - it's going to cost you more!
"25.01.2017 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Cycle speedway racer in plea for Australia help Lizzie Rigley has been chosen to represent GB in the World Championships in Australia in November 2017 but needs to raise funds to cover travel and accommodation expenses. Let's hope Lizzie makes it to the starting line in Australia
"25.01.2017 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Confusion over BT phone box removal The telecommunications company, said it was carrying out the consultation “against a background of a significant decrease in the use of public phone boxes”, Four boxes set to be removed, but for now it is only two
"25.01.2017 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Prince Charles visits Mountsorrel - hundreds turn out for HRH The heritage centre has been 10 years in the making, and was built after hundreds of thousands of pounds was raised by volunteers. Prince Charles was in the area today, did you go and visit?
"25.01.2017 15:03:23" loughboroughecho.net Teachers and pupils unite for get fit initiative Pupils, staff and teachers from Rendell Primary School have been spending 15 minutes a day running around a course in the school grounds since September last year, and now they have been set a target of completing one mile a day to keep fit. tCheck our the video of the children in action...
"25.01.2017 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Happy Burns Night 2017! Who is Robert Burns and why do we celebrate? All the facts and traditions you need to know about the Scottish bard Find out the history behind this Scottish celebration...
"25.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Global Armageddon: Doomsday Clock announcement is imminent With Donald Trump in place as President of the United States of America causing tremors across the globe, North Korea racing to miniaturise a nuclear warhead to place onto a rocket, and tensions in many regions globally, it can all feel, well.... a bit Scientists will make announcement tomorrow
"25.01.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net HSBC closures: branches affected revealed Sadly, the news will affect people in the Loughborough Echo area. Sadly, local branches are affected in this latest announcement
"25.01.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood events and Gig Guide for this week Find out what's happening on your doorstep this week. Check to see what's on over the next seven days...
"25.01.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough parents warned about dangerous new craze A worried mum has warned fellow mums and dads to be vigilant on social media after the 'salt and ice challenge' left her child with serious burns. Something for parents to be aware of...
"25.01.2017 07:02:40" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood garden waste service sticker scheme approved Councillors heard how dwellings that had not subscribed to the garden waste service are having their waste collected as operators from waste management are unable tell at first glance which properties have not subscribed to the scheme. What do you think about this scheme?
"25.01.2017 06:30:00" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper is on sale today - this week's edition includes:
• £3m lottery funding bid made for the Charnwood Forest's future plans
• New details of HS2 railway route in Kegworth emerge
• Inquest hears concerns about care
"24.01.2017 22:26:50" loughboroughecho.net Grandparents missing out on benefits - here's who can claim Startlingly this could amount to a loss of thousands over a 20-year retirement - and many people are missing out. Do you know someone who might be missing out?
"24.01.2017 20:56:00" loughboroughecho.net Vital win for Loughborough Lightning Victories for Chloe Birch and Henri Hurskainen left the match hanging in the balance at 2-2 going into the men's doubles, however alumni Harley Towler and Peter Briggs ensured Loughborough got the result they needed. Win keeps team on course for end of season play offs
"24.01.2017 20:00:17" loughboroughecho.net Food health risks: Coffee and burnt toast are highlighted Chips, toast, biscuits, crackers, crisps, breakfast cereals and coffee have been identified as danger foods. Here's the latest 'danger food' warning - will this make you change your diet?
"24.01.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood's Largest Loser programme launches Charnwood Borough Council's 10-week Largest Loser programme offers regular weigh-ins and exercise classes. A healthy way to kick start 2017...
"24.01.2017 14:45:32" loughboroughecho.net Product recalls: Tesco, Morrisons, B&M affected If you shop at branches of B&M, Morrisons and Tesco in Loughborough, this could affect you. It's worth checking your fridge and cupboards in case this affects you
"24.01.2017 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough assault - police want to speak to this man The victim was approached by a man who punched him in the face. A man was punched in the face during this assault - can you help?
"24.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Women needed for Loughborough University research Loughborough University researchers studying the health benefits of daily hopping exercises are looking for female volunteers aged 55-70 years to take part in the project. Would you be willing to take part in this project?
"24.01.2017 10:45:00" loughboroughecho.net REVIEW: Christchurch Theatre Club's Legally Blonde the Musical Lucy Maden, who has been with the theatre club since 1994 and starred in numerous performances, took on the role of sorority girl Elle Woods. REVIEW: Tiny dogs, a pink sequin bunny outfit and the occasional bit of law - omigod you guys, Legally Blonde the Musical has taken to the stage.
"24.01.2017 07:11:19" loughboroughecho.net New Loughborough animal rescue centre set to open Animal lover Clare Vann is in the initial stages of starting a rescue centre from her home. Mum of four aims to run centre from her home
"23.01.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Parking in front of your house: The law facts It can be amazingly annoying if other drivers park in front of your house or driveway. Are you aware of the laws regarding people parking outside your home?
"23.01.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Dovecote defeat for Shepshed Dynamo The result means Dynamo are now only two points above the Midland Football League relegation zone and means next week's visit to Boldmere St Michaels who moved out of the drop zone on goal difference is an important game. Relegation concerns grow after latest defeat
"23.01.2017 20:02:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough student's epic running and mountain challenge “It's something I've always wanted to do, my girlfriend did it with her university in Nottingham last year and told me how amazing it was so I went for it.” Student planning for Mount Kilimanjaro adventure
"23.01.2017 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on January 19 See our video gallery of another fun night out in Loughborough
"23.01.2017 18:00:02" loughboroughecho.net Warning over Gmail phishing scam If you use Gmail, beware of this scam that is hitting inboxes.... Do you use Gmail? Watch out for this scam....
"23.01.2017 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net 3.5kg heroin bust in Leicester - five men jailed The defendants all pleaded guilty to various drugs offences at earlier hearings and were sentenced at Leicester Crown Court on Friday, January 20. Two other Leicester men have also been jailed for drug offences
"23.01.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites Locations in Kegworth, Loughborough, Birstall and Hathern have been listed. MOTORISTS, have you checked out this week's list of locations? Sites in Kegworth, Loughborough, Birstall and Hathern have been listed.
"23.01.2017 14:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Birthday girl asks for soup kitchen donations instead of presents And that isn't the only kind gesture carried out by Evie over the last week! What an amazing gesture...
"23.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Video: Amazing photographs by Loughborough Echo readers See our latest batch of photographs taken by readers, put together in a video compilation. Check out our latest batch of pictures by Echo readers
"23.01.2017 10:16:32" loughboroughecho.net "Massive" straw blaze at farm and cafe could be arson The blaze involved a 50 square metre stack of straw, with firefighters having to visit the site multiple times since the initial ignition as the fire is expected to burn for several days. This popular spot is closed today following the fire
"23.01.2017 08:09:58" loughboroughecho.net Mountsorrel Post Office robbery - man charged The incident happened at the Leicester Road premises. More developments following this incident
"23.01.2017 07:16:52" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood bungalow 'crisis' fears expressed “It's a great shame none of the properties are bungalows, I understand smaller houses are needed but there's a desperate need for bungalows in the borough.” Do you think there is a shortage of bungalows in the area?
"22.01.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Who is planning what near you in Charnwood The latest planning applications Take a look at what applications are being planned near you
"22.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Great old Loughborough photos from the 1950s 'I was there when the Coopers Arms closed in the summer of 1968 and recall the juke box playing just inside the door. ' Step back in time with these great pictures.
"22.01.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week High quality upgraded fitting Check out our video photo gallery...
"22.01.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net How to call police if it isn't safe to speak on the phone Silent Solutions is an agreed protocol which decides whether or not police are dispatched to the thousands of silent 999 calls received every day. Useful tips to know in an emergency
"22.01.2017 12:08:00" loughboroughecho.net Paying tribute to the men who died in WWI action Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and a small number of researchers from the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, we continue to look back at those who made the ultimate sacrifice in January 1917. Remembering the ultimate sacrifice..
"22.01.2017 09:06:01" loughboroughecho.net Seven tax rebates that could get you hundreds of pounds back It's January and the Christmas bills are landing... There could be something here for you...
"21.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net I didn't woo the wife with tales of my plumbing skills I pay people to fix my household problems – a policy, my wife claims has cost us around £20,000 in our 27 years of marriage. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"21.01.2017 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Conker delight for Emlyn! The competition to find the biggest conker is held every year and is organised by local councillor and outdoor lover Roy Campsall. Youngster wins conker competition
"21.01.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Dance cash for Glebe House Sharon Wood School of Dance and Drama (SWSDD) raised £830 during its end of year showcase for Loughborough charity Glebe House. Welcome boost for Loughborough charity...
"21.01.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Best foot forward for new walking group... The group will meet weekly starting on Monday, January 23, 2017, from 10.30am in the Hall Croft, near to Shepshed Library. Will you be joining this new group when it launches on Monday?
"20.01.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Football tournament to bring communities closer The 7 a-side tournament is being organised by Human Rights and Equalities Charnwood's (HR&EC) Improving Lives Project. Event will take place at Charnwood College...
"20.01.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Injury blow for Lightning duo “The coaching staff, support staff and players at Loughborough Lightning are all bitterly disappointed that both Britt and Lauren have sustained season ending injuries." Loughborough duo will miss the upcoming Superleague season
"20.01.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Film trailer for Do Something, Jake London-based independent film company, Raya Films, has released the trailer for thriller Do Something, Jake. Film is set in and around Loughborough...
"20.01.2017 15:33:00" MOTORISTS, you may want to change your journey home from work tonight. An accident that occurred earlier today is said be causing severe congestion with queuing traffic on the M1 northbound at J25, A52 (Nottingham). All lanes are open, but congestion is
"20.01.2017 15:05:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Bar created in Victorian pumping station The stunning building has been transformed into a bar called The Pumping Station and has served its first customers. New era for stunning building...
"20.01.2017 12:03:00" loughboroughecho.net Legally Blonde comes to Loughborough Christchurch Theatre Club is set to bring sass, two tiny dogs and a dash of pink to the Town Hall with its performances of Legally Blonde The Musical. Action packed musical just days away...
"20.01.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Plans for cafe at Beacon Hill Leicestershire County Council, which is responsible for Beacon Hill, has submitted a planning application to its own planning authority seeking permission for the project. A cafe is in the pipeline for a local beauty spot
"19.01.2017 22:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Rare £2 coin worth a fortune - do you have one? Coin experts have revealed that a number of 2015 Britannia £2 coins currently in circulation include a striking error - which could make them valuable to collectors. Might be worth having a closer look at your loose change....
"19.01.2017 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Award joy for Adam Peaty Peaty, who was training in his new base at Loughborough University, received the award alongside his two world record certificates achieved in 2016. Olympic champ settling into new base at Loughborough
"19.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough housing estate plans refused after public enquiry An independent inspector refused appeals from the applicants and said that he had done so in order to protect the character and appearance of the land, and its use as agricultural land. New housing estate plans stopped in their tracks - do you agree?
"19.01.2017 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed firm's birthday marked by £30,000 equipment investment Sarabdip Ryatt told the Echo: “We want to thank all our patients and those who have really helped us over the years." New hi-tech equipment to mark firm's anniversary
"19.01.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Old telephone boxes revamped to house defibrillators The machines can deliver vital medical treatment in the first crucial minutes following a cardiac arrest. Great to see old phone boxes being given a new purpose
"19.01.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Pedestrian and car in Loughborough collision The Echo received a report of man lying in the road on the corner of Baxter Gate and High Street at around 5.15pm yesterday (Wednesday, January 18) from a passer-by. A pedestrian was taken to hospital after being involved in a collision with a car in Loughborough town centre.
"19.01.2017 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough University security save student Three members of staff have been presented with Royal Humane Society (RHS) awards after they helped resuscitate a student who had suddenly collapsed and stopped breathing. Amazing actions helped save a life
"19.01.2017 13:00:01" loughboroughecho.net M1 collision - emergency services called to two-vehicle accident Leicestershire Police said that it had received an emergency call at 6.37am this morning to a collision at M1 junction 23 northbound involving two vehicles. MOTORISTS did you see this collision this morning?
"19.01.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough motorists face lengthy delays due to roadworks Delays are likely throughout the roadworks, which continue to the end of the week. This is why some drivers were stuck in traffic this morning
"19.01.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Grant of £400,000 secured to help rough sleepers The government funding will be used to provide extra bed spaces for rough sleepers and additional services to help people stay off the streets and move into more permanent accommodation. Good news for the homeless
"19.01.2017 10:00:24" loughboroughecho.net Leicester murder - man arrested after body found in suitcase The arrest follows the incident where officers were called to an alleyway off Cromer Street, Leicester at 9.36am on Tuesday morning, after a member of the public discovered the body in a suitcase. Man arrested after body found in suitcase earlier this week
"19.01.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Increased police presence in bid to deter crime at Co-op store The society has teamed up with police officers to run the campaign as a verbal and visual way of trying to deter crimes before they take place. Town store is getting tough on criminals
"18.01.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Wellbeing Garden needs your help to win funding The project has been shortlisted for a public vote as part of the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Project wants your vote to help secure Tesco grant
"18.01.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net International call-up for Loughborough Dynamo midfielder Lee (25), is a holding midfielder who can also play at centre back. He arrived in the UK in 2014, and joined Dynamo from Stafford Rangers at the beginning of this year. Dynamo star in Bermuda squad to face Canada on Sunday
"18.01.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Mountsorrel Post Office robbery - large amount of money taken Police said that a man sustained minor head injuries in the incident and was taken to hospital, and that he has since been discharged. Police have arrested a man in connection to this incident
"18.01.2017 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Mouse droppings found at Aldi store The discovery came just days after the Aldi store in Belton Road, Loughborough had undergone a £1m refurbishment. Borough council confirms complaint of rodent activity
"18.01.2017 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Penguin fun at Twycross Zoo From Friday to Sunday (January 20-22) visitors who arrive at the zoo dressed in black and white will benefit from a special discounted entry price on tickets. Chance to celebrate Penguin Awareness Day
"18.01.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Official launch for Young Innovators The launch event was hosted by 3M at its Morley Street, Loughborough, base and gave schools from Charnwood, North West Leicestershire and Rushcliffe the opportunity to hear about this year's six challenges and how they can benefit the children they teach. Teachers gather to hear what this year's contest entails
"18.01.2017 13:00:31" loughboroughecho.net Ten men banned from areas of Leicester after leaving prison In June last year, 13 men were convicted for conspiring to commit violent disorder and jailed for a combined total of more 13 years. Two other men involved in the case are still serving sentences in prison and are due to be released in August
"18.01.2017 12:35:00" loughboroughecho.net Leicester murder - body found in suitcase Police have also revealed that the body discovered yesterday was that of a woman. Police have revealed more details of this ongoing investigation this morning
"18.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Don't Tell the Bride want couples for new series Don't Tell The Bride is looking for new couples to take part in the 2017 series - and is offering pairs a £14,000 budget. Do you know someone who might want to take part?
"18.01.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood events and gig guide Find something to do locally over the next few days. Looking for something to do locally this week? Here are a few ideas
"18.01.2017 08:37:24" A word of warning for commuters this morning as a couple of incidents in the area might be causing you some delays!
There has been a crash between Birstall and Anstey and the A46 is blocking up the island in Birstall to get onto the A6. There is also
"18.01.2017 07:43:41" Timeline Photos Morning all! Take a peek at this week's Loughborough Echo newspaper front page
"18.01.2017 07:07:16" loughboroughecho.net Tributes paid to Loughborough couple Over 300 people took to social media to share their thoughts and memories after hearing that the couple had passed away. Popular couple both passed away at the end of December
"17.01.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Child car seat regulations changing: What you need to know The changes are planned because a backless car seat offers much less protection in the event of a collision. Did you know about these regulation changes?
"17.01.2017 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Pirated TV: Letters on way to Charnwood households Internet service providers are sending out letters from today to households. One of these could be coming through letterboxes on your street
"17.01.2017 18:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Jobs offer at theme park People of all ages are encouraged to apply, whether you're looking to take on a new challenge this year, fit a job around your studies or family life or looking to get out of the house during those retirement years. Do you fancy a job at Drayton Manor?
"17.01.2017 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Little Mix's Donington Park concert sales frenzy Celebrating their fifth week at the UK number one album spot with 'Glory Days', Donington Park has seen unprecedented demand from fans of the girl band, with tickets expected to sell out months ahead of the event. Sounds like there are plenty of Little Mix fans out there....
"17.01.2017 14:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Channel 4 series Hunted seeks new fugitives People from Loughborough and Leicestershire are being invited to apply by the company behind the show. Know anyone who you think could outwit the professionals as a fugitive?
"17.01.2017 13:05:25" loughboroughecho.net Leicester murder investigation launched - body found in alleyway Officers were called to the location at 9.36am today (Tuesday, January 17) by a member of the public. Police have arrested a 50-year-old man on suspicion of murder
"17.01.2017 10:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Road traffic collision in Belton A spokesperson from Leicestershire Police told the Echo: “We were called at 7.37am to a report of a two vehicle road traffic collision." “It involved a van and a car. It appears one of the vehicles collided with a telegraph pole.
"17.01.2017 10:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Theresa May's Brexit speech: Where you can watch it The Prime Minister is set to outline her Brexit Strategy – something that will affect us all. Will you be tuning in later?
"17.01.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Praise for 'outstanding' town plumber Disaster struck Tania Cifre on the first day of 2017 as the shower on the top floor of her three-storey property on Kingfisher Estate began to leak and drip through to the middle floor at her home. Woman praises plumber for New Year's Day efforts
"17.01.2017 08:43:54" If you are driving towards Loughborough, be advised - Hathern Road in Hathern is reported to be partially blocked with slow traffic eastbound at the B5324 Whatton Road junction, because of an accident.
"17.01.2017 08:26:58" Morning everyone - just in case you are heading to the railway station this morning, East Midlands Trains are reporting delays of 15-20 minutes on some services, including those to London.
The firm tweeted: "We're sorry for the slow running. This is due
"17.01.2017 07:09:01" loughboroughecho.net Free tagging kits for villagers to foil burglars Datatag, a global company that uses electronic transponders to protect property, has offered Wymeswold Village Neighbourhood Watch 200 free property marking kits to give to residents. Villagers offered free kits after spate of burglaries
"16.01.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Donald Trump's inauguration: Key facts At the impending inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States of America, both Trump's opponent in the bitter election campaign, Hillary Clinton, and her husband Bill will be at the ceremony. Will you be watching Donald Trump become the new president?
"16.01.2017 21:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Halsall calls time on swimming career “Announcing my retirement from swimming is a weird concept to me as I've never, ever seen it as a career or job. It has only ever felt like a hobby that I've loved doing and happened to be ok at,” said Halsall. Three time Olympian announces her retirement
"16.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Just 40 out of 1,290 planning applications decided in public Remaining 96 per cent determined “under delegated powers” by council officers. What do you think about this situation?
"16.01.2017 18:30:00" loughboroughecho.net New Drayton Manor Park ride revealed The £250,000 ride, made by Italian manufacturer Zamperla, takes visitors on an adventure onwards and upwards LEISURE: A new ride is on its way to this theme park
"16.01.2017 18:00:02" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: Loughborough's Revolution Nightclub party-goers on January 12 Video: Another fun night out in Loughborough - perhaps you can spot a face you recognise....
"16.01.2017 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Prince Charles to visit Mountsorrel centre “We are hugely honoured that Prince Charles would want to come and see the project, and our volunteers very much look forward to showing him around.” It is safe to say he will be given a right royal welcome!
"16.01.2017 16:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Premier League's neglect of disabled fans in the spotlight The House of Commons Culture Media and Sport select committee has today (Monday) released a report which calls for legal sanctions to be taken against the rich football clubs of the Premier League who fail to cater for their disabled fans. Loughborough academic plays leading role in report
"16.01.2017 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Top landscape award for Queen's Park team Queen's Park, situated on Granby Street, Loughborough, has been given a prestigious BALI National Landscape Award for its grounds maintenance. Prestigious award for Queen's Park...
"16.01.2017 13:45:31" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera sites Locations in Kegworth, Loughborough, Birstall and Hathern have been listed. MOTORISTS have you checked where the cameras will be this week? Locations in Kegworth, Loughborough, Birstall and Hathern have been listed.
"16.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fascinating photos captured by Echo readers See the latest selection of great photographs by our readers. Check out our latest video photo gallery of readers' pictures
"16.01.2017 11:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'Blue Monday' claims blasted by mental health chiefs Today is the third Monday of January, labelled Blue Monday, which is supposedly the most depressing day of the calendar year. Today is supposedly the most depressing day of the year - though not everyone is in agreement
"16.01.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough niece's fears over aunt's care issues “She was very poorly with vertigo and dehydration. All of the chaos with the carers most definitely contributed to it." Closure of private care firm's local branch causes problems
"16.01.2017 08:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Robbery of security van in Leicester POLICE officers are appealing for information after a robbery in Elland Road, Leicester. Police appeal - can you help?
"16.01.2017 07:43:17" loughboroughecho.net New post office opens its doors today The Post Office will launch its new Rothley Post Office 'local' service at the Mercury News Shop, at 1 Woodgate, that will be open to residents seven days a week. Service will be open to residents seven days a week
"15.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Property of the Week Charm, character and warmth. Check out our video photo gallery of the property...
"15.01.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fascinating discoveries at Grace Dieu Manor Members of the Loughborough Coin and Search Society conducted a search within the grounds of Grace Dieu Manor School and found a bounty of fascinating items. Check out our video photo gallery of the great finds...
"15.01.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net The driest December since 2004 Weather expert Phil Morrish looks back at the latest weather statistics Reflecting on the latest weather statistics...
"15.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice Here, with the help of Marigold Cleeve and a small number of researchers from the Loughborough Carillon Tower and War Memorial Museum, we remember some of the men killed in January 1917. Timely tribute to Loughborough soldiers...
"15.01.2017 10:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Appeal for help with football book Chris Evans, a journalist living in Leicestershire, is working with the university's football department to produce a book that follows a season with the student team and looks back at its proud history. Can you help with the project?
"14.01.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'In First Class with Zsa Zsa Gabor' Invited for champagne Loughborough man reflects on his memories of Zsa Zsa Gabor
"14.01.2017 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net I understand why some animals eat their young The “star sign” stuff is a load of rubbish, but then I would say that. I'm Cancer and we're notoriously sceptical. The latest observations of columnist Mike Lockley
"14.01.2017 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Pharmaceutical firm digs deep to help out Age UK Morningside Pharmaceutical Ltd, based at Pavilion Way, Loughborough, has donated the money to Age UK Leicester Shire and Rutland which will go towards funding a mini-bus. Substantial cash donation to help fund new mini bus
"14.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net New Loughborough martial arts school to teach the disabled Carl Hodgetts, of CHAMP martial arts classes, will be teaching an adapted style of martial arts to able bodied and disabled students. Sessions will start this coming Monday...
"14.01.2017 09:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Rose celebrates her 100th birthday Mrs Mead, who is a member of Sileby Methodist Church, has two daughters, Patricia and Rosemary, five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Amazing milestone for Sileby lady...
"13.01.2017 20:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough music artist's anonymity over ageism fears From a young age, Jackie has been fascinated by music taking an interest in acoustic guitar playing and songwriting before branching out into electronic music production. Artist doesn't want her identity to detract from music
"13.01.2017 18:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Full Fat n Funky Vintage is launching at Eclectic Karen Horn, of Chapel Street, Shepshed, is inviting local residents to a groovy launch party this Saturday (January 14) as she reveals Full Fat n Funky Vintage to the world. VIDEO: Meet the Shepshed mother-of-three whose vintage collection, which launches tomorrow, will "funk Loughborough up"
"13.01.2017 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Cheapest times to fly abroad - a handy guide If Loughborough residents are busy planning a break abroad this year, they might want to find out when is the cheapest time to fly. These tips could save you hundreds of pounds!
"13.01.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Young Innovators is back with some new challenges The annual initiative, sponsored by science-based technology company 3M and supported by the Loughborough Echo and the Loughborough Learning Alliance, features six STEM-based challenges for both primary and secondary school children. A great competition with fantastic prizes on offer...
"13.01.2017 13:57:00" loughboroughecho.net Legally Blonde The Musical dog actors As bringing glitz, glamour and a dash of pink to Loughborough Town Hall, Christchurch Theatre Club will be bringing dogs Chilli Pepper and Lola! Dogs will star in Town Hall musical...
"13.01.2017 13:00:35" loughboroughecho.net Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky and when are the 2017 dates? Some people refuse to leave their house on Friday the 13th for fear something truly awful might happen. Whether you are superstitious - or just intrigued by the day - find out why it is unlucky and the superstitions some people believe. Do you believe in these superstitions?
"13.01.2017 11:30:01" loughboroughecho.net A6006 in Rempstone closed after two vehicle collision Police were dispatched to the scene and found that two vehicles had been involved in the collision - an Audi and a Land Rover.
"13.01.2017 11:00:41" loughboroughecho.net £1.1m to fix potholes in Leicestershire Councils across England are today (Friday, January 13) finding out their share of £1.2b local roads funding for the 2017/18 financial year from Transport Minister Andrew Jones. The funding from the Department for Transport was announced this morning...
"13.01.2017 10:08:53" loughboroughecho.net Little Mix coming to Donington Park Little Mix will perform their signature hits, including 'Shout Out to My Ex', 'Black Magic', 'Hair' and 'Wings', alongside tracks from their new album 'Glory Days'. Great news for Little Mix fans...
"13.01.2017 09:23:16" loughboroughecho.net Shepshed Town Team frustrated at 'not being listened to' Members of the Town Team, which includes councillors, residents and business owners, said they had grown frustrated at being “ignored” by officers. Do you agree with the Town Team's claim?
"13.01.2017 09:20:22" Timeline Photos Did you take any snow photos this morning? We'd love to see them! Comment on this post or send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
"13.01.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Homeless aid in Charnwood questioned After one man's efforts helped to raise enough money to give a homeless person a permanent home, he has challenged Charnwood Borough Council as to why it didn't do more to help the homeless over the festive period. Aid for the homeless in Charnwood has been called into question
"12.01.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Secret sexting codes parents should know to protect children Not knowing what your child is getting up to on their smartphone or laptop can be a nightmare for parents. Parents might want to swot up on this guide
"12.01.2017 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood Sapphires still waiting for elusive win They made the long trip without four key players whom played in their last fixture before Christmas. Team has to settle for bonus point defeat in Middlesbrough
"12.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Injunctions over Loughborough begging, drugs and urinating The legal action follows a catalogue of 78 incidents recorded by the council. Action taken in the town centre over worrying behaviour
"12.01.2017 18:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Soccer cash boost for hospital The money was raised by Ingles FC when current and former players came together for a 'veterans versus youth' game. A nice donation to show their gratitude
"12.01.2017 15:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Smoke alarm plea by town firefighters The team is also asking people to make sure they have enough smoke alarms in their homes and that they all work. This sounds like one New Year's resolution we should all stick with
"12.01.2017 13:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Village show's future in doubt - plea is issued “The numbers of exhibitors, exhibits and visitors from the community were all down, which followed the trend of the last few years.” Can you help?
"12.01.2017 12:32:30" A 34-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with grievous bodily harm following an assault in Derby Road, Ashby, on New Year's Day.
Andrew Forster, of Malvern Crescent, Ashby, has been charged with grievous bodily harm, actual bodily harm and breach of a
"12.01.2017 11:56:01" loughboroughecho.net MSV take over Donington Park circuit business UK motor racing circuit owner MotorSport Vision (MSV) has reached an agreement with Kevin Wheatcroft, owner and operator of Donington Park, for MSV to take over the Donington Park circuit business and to lease the Donington Park Estate for an initial 21 Donington Park taken over by company that plans a "great new era"
"12.01.2017 10:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Garage fuse fire in Birstall Earlier this morning (Thursday, January 12), Leicestershire Fire and Rescue service received a call to a fire at Loughborough Road, Birstall. It is believed to have been “a fuse box involved in fire.”
"12.01.2017 10:05:57" loughboroughecho.net Construction work at Roxhill site appears to be underway Signs have been spotted on the A6 and the A50 notifying workers of where to go to reach the site and a sign at J24 of the M1 at the beginning of the A453 turnoff states work is to commence from January 9 for 48 weeks. Looks like work is starting on this massive project
"12.01.2017 10:03:29" Traffic update: A broken down vehicle is causing traffic delays on the A6 coming into Loughborough this morning. Queues were reported back to the Granite Way island at Mountsorrel but look to be easing up a little now.
"12.01.2017 07:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Objections to 270 new Whitwick homes The application includes provision for public open space, landscaping, drainage, a car parking area for a local school and access points from Thornborough Road and Church Lane. This homes plan is proving controversial
"11.01.2017 21:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Well and Toni Mackenzie's resolution advice National pharmacy chain, Well, has teamed up with self-empowerment coach and author of bestselling book, 'Your Flight To Happiness', Toni Mackenzie, to offer advice to help you achieve your goals. A national pharmacy chain and a self-empowerment coach have teamed up to offer advice to help you achieve your New Year goals.
"11.01.2017 21:02:00" loughboroughecho.net Golden day for Charnwood AC The event comprised entries at U13, U15 and U17 in which Charnwood was well represented throughout. Charnwood AC athletes bring home a hatful of medals...
"11.01.2017 20:30:01" loughboroughecho.net Top 10 Strictly Come Dancing facts, ahead of UK tour Presenter and singer Louise Redknapp, model Daisy Lowe and actor Danny Mac are among the celebrity contestants appearing on the 10th anniversary tour. LEISURE: Some fascinating facts for Strictly Come Dancing fans as the UK tour gets underway
"11.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net 'World' tour of Shepshed by Ray The 52-year-old musician said: “I want this tour to be more about Shepshed than Ray Vonn." Will you be joining singer on his whirlwind tour?
"11.01.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net East Midlands Airport - kids' Star Wars lightsabers confiscated 'I couldn't believe it when they said that they it wasn't allowed on as it was dangerous and we had to leave it behind.' The little Jedis feel the force of airport security
"11.01.2017 16:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Southwark Cathedral bells made in Loughborough A spokesperson from the bell foundry told the Echo it was asked to make the cathedral a new tenor bell and a seventh bell. VIDEO: John Taylor and Co's bellfoundry has cast two new bells for Southwark Cathedral - and one is an absolute bell-ter!
"11.01.2017 15:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Download Festival launches new blog A spokesperson from the festival told the Echo the blog covers aspects such as disabled access, traffic management and weather plans. The new blog allows attendees to keep up-to-date with ongoing improvements.
"11.01.2017 14:40:01" loughboroughecho.net Preparations for wintry weather in Leicestershire underway Leicestershire County Council is urging residents to be prepared for a potential cold snap. It's looking like the cold weather is still on its way....
"11.01.2017 12:00:01" loughboroughecho.net A42 junction improvement works beginning Significant changes to the A511, A512 and A42 junction 13 Flagstaff Roundabout will soon be visible. Work on second phase of £7m initiative due to start next week
"11.01.2017 10:42:55" loughboroughecho.net Teen charged with three counts of sexual assault A teenager has been remanded into custody and is to appear at court this morning (Wednesday, January 11). A 14-year-old boy has been charged with three counts of sexual assault and is to appear at court this morning.
"11.01.2017 09:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Journalist who broke WW2 outbreak, from Loughborough, dies Working in Poland in 1939, she spotted German forces amassed on the Polish border. Sad news of an amazing journalist who made the scoop of the century
"11.01.2017 08:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Charnwood events and gig guide Find something to do locally this week, during the day or for a night out. Check out what's on over the next seven days...
"11.01.2017 07:25:03" loughboroughecho.net Six Hills Hotel rehabilitation centre proposals revealed Now, The Carpenters Arms charity, based in Wharncliffe Road in Loughborough, is looking to purchase the hotel to expand its residential rehabilitation programme. Ambitious scheme submitted to borough council
"11.01.2017 06:30:01" Timeline Photos This week's Loughborough Echo newspaper has hit the streets! This edition includes:
• Just 40 out of 1,294 plans were decided in public
• The final coupons are printed for the 'Holidays from £10pp' promotion
• More developments on construction work at
"10.01.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Amazon email scam: What to watch out for Now information has been posted about how to avoid being swindled. Shop online with Amazon? Don't get caught out by this scam:
"10.01.2017 21:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Fantastic news for Loughborough Acrobatics Gymnastics Club The news was revealed on Tuesday afternoon and hailed by club head coach Kathryn Ford as a fantastic boost for the club. Full steam ahead for club's expansion
"10.01.2017 20:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Fridge food quiz: Test your knowledge There are some food items that we instinctively put in our fridges, but are we doing more harm than good? Quiz time! You might unearth some interesting facts when the answers to these questions are revealed
"10.01.2017 19:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Kegworth meeting about HS2 railway route The Government announced the new and preferred route for the proposed High Speed Two railway, known as HS2, from Crewe to Manchester and West Midlands to Leeds - known as Phase 2b. Will you be attending this meeting to find out more?
"10.01.2017 17:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Rothley Post Office ATM stolen During the early hours of the morning an ATM was removed from the wall of Gurdip Singh's Post Office, at 9 Woodgate, Rothley. “The incident took place at about 3.42am in Woodgate and extensive damage was caused to the building."
"10.01.2017 17:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Fosse Park teen arrested after inappropriate touching and assault Police are now appealing for information about a series of incidents at the popular shopping venue yesterday evening (Monday, January 9). A 14-year-old boy is still in police custody following the incidents last night
"10.01.2017 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Construction supplier wants to support local businesses Are you looking to launch or expand your business? Or do you have a new service or product you want to get to market? “The initiative is to ensure good ideas aren't wasted and that those who have created the concept are able to be credited for them."
"10.01.2017 15:16:33" loughboroughecho.net Leicester's Hospitals declare "critical incident" due to pressure Leicester's Hospitals is urging people to only attend its Emergency Department in a real emergency after it made the decision to declare a “system critical incident” this morning (Tuesday, January 10). Extra support is being brought in following “an extended period of pressure”
"10.01.2017 13:45:00" loughboroughecho.net Bradgate Park Land Rover found A spokesperson from Leicestershire Police confirmed to the Echo a vehicle with the same registration plate as the one owned by the park was recovered from Stanton Lane, Sapcote, at 10.15pm Monday, January 9. The power of social media is said to have helped result in a happy ending.
"10.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Unusual items left at Loughborough hotel Guests have left some strange things at this Loughborough hotel, which we can reveal here.... The things people forget...
"10.01.2017 10:30:00" loughboroughecho.net Last chance to defend a free British press is today Unless you support us in a Government-run consultation which closes at 5pm today (Tuesday, January 10) we could be held to ransom by anyone who has something to hide and would rather you were kept in the dark. Please help us defend journalism in the UK http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/today-your-last-chance-defend-12430057
"10.01.2017 10:24:42" Timeline Photos M1 TRAFFIC CHAOS - if you are travelling this morning an incident has caused delays on the M1 near Kegworth - follow our live blog for updates
"10.01.2017 09:12:25" loughboroughecho.net Rothley Post Office ram-raided Rothley Post Office, situated at 9 Woodgate, appears to have been ram-raided after photos were posted online of damaged caused to the shop. BREAKING NEWS: Rothley Post Office appears to have been ram-raided, follow our live blog here.
"10.01.2017 08:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Nicky Morgan says PM trouser comments were 'too personal' Mrs Morgan had expressed doubts about the £1,000 Amanda Wakeley “bitter chocolate” trousers, saying she always judged such matters by how she would explain it in Loughborough market. Our MP follows up on previous comments made about the Prime Minister's trousers
"10.01.2017 07:10:04" loughboroughecho.net New Age UK Loughborough office opens A new team has taken up residence in offices above the charity shop at 24 Biggin Street in Loughborough. Lottery funding allows charity to open Loughborough branch
"09.01.2017 22:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Hacking cough: Facts and figures If you are suffering with this, this may explain the situation. Plenty of Loughborough folk will have been suffering with this
"09.01.2017 21:06:00" loughboroughecho.net Stunning fightback gives Dynamo vital three points Several new faces made their debuts, goalkeeper Jack Tolley joining from Mickleover Sports, Roger Lee and Alex Curtis from Stafford Rangers, and former Dynamo centre back Carl Sibson rejoining from Quorn. Long awaited win for Loughborough Dynamo
"09.01.2017 19:45:02" loughboroughecho.net Bradgate Park Land Rover stolen A spokesperson for Bradgate Park told the Echo one of the estate's Land Rovers was stolen earlier this morning (Monday, January 9) at around 11am. “We only have three vehicles within the estate and they are used for delivery runs and taking things around so it's a big hit for us."
"09.01.2017 19:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Loughborough, Leicester court hearings revealed Find out what local people have appeared in court in our latest listings. The latest sentencing of cases at Loughborough and Leicester revealed
"09.01.2017 17:45:01" loughboroughecho.net Leicestershire mobile safety camera locations Locations in Kegworth, Loughborough, Birstall, Sileby and Rothley have been listed. MOTORISTS have you checked out this week's list of mobile safety camera locations? Locations in Kegworth, Loughborough, Birstall, Sileby and Rothley have been listed.
"09.01.2017 17:00:32" loughboroughecho.net Living mannequin in Loughborough shop window She became a living mannequin in the shop window of her store, when she wore her own handmade angel dress. This could have proved a surprise to some shoppers passing this store window!
"09.01.2017 16:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Emergency road closure in Loughborough tonight The closure is due to begin at 4pm on Monday, January 9. Emergency road closure in Loughborough tonight - if you are driving home your route might be affected.
"09.01.2017 14:00:01" loughboroughecho.net Forecasts of snow for Loughborough this week Find out, in detail, what weather forecasters are predicting for this week. Better get those scarves and gloves ready....
"09.01.2017 12:00:00" loughboroughecho.net VIDEO: A prison, a lizard and the moon is captured More fascinating photographs by Echo readers. More great photographs captured by our readers, put together in a short video
"09.01.2017 08:16:42" loughboroughecho.net Five bailed after vehicles damaged in Leicestershire The men, aged 18, 19, 20, 21 and 23, were arrested on Saturday and have now been released on police bail for further enquiries to be carried out. New developments after dozens of cars were damaged
"09.01.2017 07:32:17" loughboroughecho.net Health services future: Loughborough meeting planned “The group will also be inviting people to share what matters most to them about the care they receive." A chance to speak out on local health services
"08.01.2017 19:02:26" loughboroughecho.net New life for Luis Burnage thanks to donations Beacon Bingo, which operates eight bingo halls across the country, is one of the main fund-raisers for CHIPS, a charity set up on behalf of the casino and gaming industry, which aims to provide specialised wheelchairs for children and young people with Fantastic effort by staff and customers at Beacon Bingo
"08.01.2017 15:00:01" loughboroughecho.net New DNRC facility progressing well The workforce figure will increase during 2017 as the final stages for the massive £300 million project progress. "it must also be a thoroughly modern healthcare facility, built to meet exacting standards and fit for the 21st Century."
"08.01.2017 11:59:00" loughboroughecho.net New Loughborough Town Hall season revealed Kicking off the new season in style is Ruby Wax, a much-loved US born comedian, actor and writer. What do you think about the new season's line up?
"08.01.2017 08:00:00" Timeline Photos It's cold outside - so why not plan ahead for a holiday?
And what better way to bag a bargain break than with the Loughborough Echo's 'Holidays from £10pp' promotion!
You can treat your family to a seaside holiday at some of the UK's finest holiday parks
"07.01.2017 20:53:01" loughboroughecho.net Donington Park 2017 programme unveiled Racing action will be held on almost every weekend from the beginning of March until the end of October, with 35 events in total. Great line up revealed for the year ahead...
"07.01.2017 17:00:00" loughboroughecho.net Miss Loughborough marks busy 2016 Kelly, 29, who works as an extra, has also featured in Bollywood comedy Atithi In London Pageant winner reflects on a busy 2016