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Latest News

New Head Chef at Scalford Hall

16 April 2015

Only a few days into the job and already making a positive impact is Scalford Hall Hotel's newest member - Head Chef Kevin Mullett

Swapmeet Switch

14 April 2015

But historic Railway-ana event remains at Quorn

Four Leicester and Leicestershire tourism businesses announced as finalists in the 2015 VisitEngland

7 April 2015

The Dandelion Hideaway, The Exchange, Hotel Maiyango and National Space Centre shortlisted for national tourism awards

Three millionth visitor anticipated

7 April 2015

After another record breaking weekend, the National Space Centre anticipates the 3 millionth visitor will be welcomed to the Centre tomorrow (08/04/2015)

Bosworth buzzing with interest during Richard III reinterment week

31 March 2015

Visitors from around the globe flocked to Leicestershire County Council's Bosworth Battlefield Heritage Centre during a week-long programme of events to coincide with the reinterment of King Richard III

Discover more about King Richard III in Leicester and Leicestershire

30 March 2015

Range of activities, events and experiences available for visitors - follows worldwide interest in reinterment of last Plantagenet King of England

New exhibitions at Harborough Museum

26 March 2015

Two new exhibitions celebrating Leicestershire history have opened at Harborough Museum

Great Central Railway launches 'Raleway Ale'

25 March 2015

There has been a plan brewing at Great Central Railway during the past few weeks

8,000 flames mark King's reburial

24 March 2015

More than 8,000 flickering flames will illuminate the streets around Leicester Cathedral in a stunning commemoration of the reinterment of King Richard III

Thousands witness King Richard III's final journey

22 March 2015

More than 35,000 people lined the streets of Leicester and Leicestershire to mark the final journey of King Richard III