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Motorcyclist attacked by four men and his bike stolen in Leicester street robbery

Motorcyclist attacked by four men and his bike stolen in Leicester street robbery

A motorcyclist was set upon in 'broad daylight' on a city street by four men who then stole his bike. It was about 12.40pm on Saturday when the victim was attacked while riding his motorbike along Parker Drive, in Stocking Farm, Leicester....

Leicester Mercury, yesterday, 22:06
 
Live: Car crashes next to bus stop in Waterloo Way opposite Leicester train station

Live: Car crashes next to bus stop in Waterloo Way opposite Leicester train station

Police are currently at the scene of a car crash outside Leicester train station. Leicestershire Police has confirmed that it is dealing with an incident in Waterloo Way. A spokeswoman for the force said: "I can confirm we are dealing with an...

Leicester Mercury, yesterday, 19:26
 

Why Strictly 2018 stars Graeme Swann and Oti Mabuse were in Leicester

Strictly Come Dancing stars Graeme Swann and Oti Mabuse were in Leicester today to celebrate the announcement of £1.2million funding towards a network of 2,000 South Asian, female cricketing role models. The former England cricketer and his dance...

Leicester Mercury, yesterday, 19:19
 
Police urge people to avoid the A158 as Nissan and Rover crash causes delays

Police urge people to avoid the A158 as Nissan and Rover crash causes delays

There has been a two vehicle crash on the A158 by Hatton, in between Wragby and Horncastle. Police were called to the crash, involving a white Nissan and a blue Rover, at 4.16pm today, Tuesday, November 20. Man named after court hands him suspended...

Lincolnshire Echo, yesterday, 17:55
 

Four jailed after robbery in Worksop where man was attacked with axe in his home

Four people have today been jailed in connection with a robbery in which a man was attacked with an axe in his Worksop home. Porcher Toynbee, 22, knew the victim and made arrangements to visit him - but instead of making a friendly house-call she...

Worksop Guardian, yesterday, 17:54
 
'Fine, I'll do it myself!' - Fed-up dad patches up pothole-riddled road outside his home

'Fine, I'll do it myself!' - Fed-up dad patches up pothole-riddled road outside his home

A father-of-six has patched up a pothole-riddled road outside of his house after losing faith in the authorities to fix it up. Bart Batley claims previous repair work carried out on his street in Old Leake, near Boston, by the county council was not...

Lincolnshire Echo, yesterday, 17:37
 

Three men arrested in connection with Langwith firearms incident

A further three people have been arrested in connection with a firearms incident in Langwith. Three men have been arrested this morning (Tuesday, November 20) in Nottingham in connection with a firearms incident that took place in Langwith in...

Mansfield and Ashfield Chad, yesterday, 17:31
 

Offer free parking days or see Christmas shoppers go somewhere else, Northampton business group tells council

A business group is urging the borough council to offer free parking days in Northampton or see customers do their Christmas shopping elsewhere. There will be no free parking days at any of Northampton's car parks in the run up to Christmas, it has...

 
Sam and Amy to split up on Virgin Radio from 2019 as Chris Evans takes over breakfast show

Sam and Amy to split up on Virgin Radio from 2019 as Chris Evans takes over breakfast show

Leicester radio DJ Amy Voce has revealed she will be 'consciously uncoupling' with her long term co-host Sam Pinkham. The duo, known as Sam and Amy , have hosted shows together for more than 12 years - moving from Gem 106 to Virgin Radio in October...

Leicester Mercury, yesterday, 17:06
 

Mansfield man creates clothing line in memory of his 18-year-old sister who died in car crash

A heart of red and blue is worn over Daniel Stride’s heart to commemorate his 18-year-old sister who died when she was hit by a car – and now you can buy one too. Daniel, aged 30, from Ladybrook has just launched his own clothing line in memory of his...

Mansfield and Ashfield Chad, yesterday, 16:47
 
Thousands of flowers planted for community PC 'who died too young'

Thousands of flowers planted for community PC 'who died too young'

A Leicester community mucked into help plant some 10,000 bulbs at a memorial garden created in honour of a policeman who died on duty. The planting session in Willow Street also marks the start of a six-month revamp of the site in Willow Street,...

Leicester Mercury, yesterday, 16:38
 

Trio due to appear in court following series of burglaries in Nottinghamshire

Three men are due to appear in court in connection with a series of burglaries in Nottinghamshire. Stephen Ray, 35, of Jubilee Road, Sutton; Liam Gilbert, 26, of Victoria Street, Sutton, and Wayne Wadsley, 49, of The Acre, Kirkby, have been charged...

Worksop Guardian, yesterday, 16:38
 

Northamptonshire is leaving hundreds of children at greater risk of harm - scathing UN report into UK...

The ongoing financial meltdown at Northamptonshire County Council has now drawn the attention of United Nations - as part of a damning report on UK austerity. Prof Philip Alston, the UN’s Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, made...

 

High Peak motorists warned to take care as snow falls

Motorists are being warned to take care on higher routes in the High Peak area due to snow and slush. Snow has been causing problems on the A57 Snake Pass this afternoon and more is possible later this evening. Reports of hazardous driving conditions...

Buxton Advertiser, yesterday, 16:32
 

Appeal after masked robber swipes cash from Chesterfield bookmakers

Police are appealing for information after a masked robber swooped on a Chesterfield bookmakers before making off with cash. Officers were called to Ladbrokes on Sheffield Road, Whittington Moor, just after 7.15pm on Monday, November 19. A man had...

Derbyshire Times, yesterday, 16:32
 


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