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Leicestershire News

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Latest News

Major children's authors and illustrators to appear at Loogabarooga Festival

5 October 2015

Programme launched for five-day children’s illustrated literature festival from 22-26 October 2015

Dandelion Hideaway launches woodland explorer's club

28 September 2015

In association with the Royal Forestry Society

International flavour to Melton Mowbray Food Festival this weekend

28 September 2015

Come and sample besides local and regional foods, specialities from around the world this weekend 3-4 October 2015

VisitEngland eNews September 2015 Edition 1

21 September 2015

latest edition of VisitEngland eNews

Loughborough Building Society to sponsor first Loogabarooga Festival

21 September 2015

Loughborough Building Society will be the main sponsor of this year’s Loogabarooga Festival, the first-ever festival of children’s illustrated literature, taking place in the town from 22-26 October 2015

New proposals to transform historic Leicester Market

18 September 2015

LEICESTER’s outdoor market could be set for a stunning transformation if new proposals are given the go-ahead.

The story of King Richard III in Leicester and Leicestershire named on Smithsonian list

18 September 2015

The team behind the story of King Richard III in Leicester and Leicestershire are celebrating after featuring on the Smithsonian’s 21st Century Life List of 25 Great New Places to See

Leicester and Leicestershire showcased to national group travel organisers

16 September 2015

Leading national group travel organisers visited Leicester and Leicestershire from 12-13 September for a tour of some of the local highlights for group travel visitors

Hotel occupancy in Leicester at record high

15 September 2015

Over 80 per cent occupancy reported at city hotels in July 2015

Last updated September 2015