Thousands of illuminations put up along Golden Mile as Diwali approaches
Thousands of festive lights and street decorations are being put in place along Leicester's Golden Mile ahead of Diwali celebrations next month.
Council lighting engineers have begun installing about 4,800 coloured LED bulbs along the full length of Belgrave Road ahead of the festivities
Another 1,200 LED bulbs are being put in place as part of the spectacular 10-metre wide 'Happy Diwali' illuminated archway where the fly-over once stood..
About 35,000 people are expected to gather on the Golden Mile to see the illuminations turned on at the annual Diwali Lights Switch-on celebrations,... read more
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