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A ChocFest for everyone

13 November 2017

All kinds of chocolate on offer including gluten free, dairy free and vegan - chocolate festival to be held in Melton Mowbray from 18-19 November 2017

Leicester College students to learn about Tourism Awards

13 November 2017

29 Tourism and Events students to brush shoulders with the winners at this year’s Leicestershire Promotions Tourism and Hospitality Awards

Twycross Zoo welcomes new Director of Life Sciences

13 November 2017

Twycross Zoo is delighted to announce that Dr Matt Hartley, a veterinary and conservation specialist with over 20 years’ experience in zoos and wildlife, has joined the team in Autumn 2017 as the new Director of Life Sciences

Visitor Centre scoops top educational award

10 November 2017

The team at Leicester’s King Richard III Visitor Centre is celebrating a win at the School Travel Awards

Brand new festival 'Timber' launches in The National Forest

1 November 2017

An international forest festival exploring the transformative impact of forests

Countdown to ChocFest

1 November 2017

Chocolate lovers to head to Melton Mowbray – the UK’s Chocolate Capital – from
18-19 November 2017

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

26 October 2017

Families can enjoy the Winter Wonderland experience this December at CONKERS

Finalist positions for College Court in local and national tourism & hospitality awards

24 October 2017

College Court has been shortlisted in no less than nine categories for awards that recognise leading tourism and hospitality organisations, at both a local and national level

Great Central Railway to close Greenacres cafe

18 October 2017

The Great Central Railway is closing the Greenacres cafe which is close to its southern terminus at Leicester North station