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Latest News

Byron bring proper hamburgers to Leicester this autumn

30 September 2014

This autumn, Byron will bring proper hamburgers to Leicester with the opening of a restaurant at Highcross

National Forest Company appoints new Chief Executive

30 September 2014

The National Forest Company (NFC) is delighted to announce the appointment of John Everitt as its new Chief Executive

Leicester opens up acclaimed German Expressionism collection

29 September 2014

Leicester's New Walk Museum and Art Gallery is celebrating the completion of a major project that aims to open up its world-renowned German Expressionist collection to a much wider audience of people

Derbyshire businesses to showcase local produce at regional food festival

24 September 2014

Derbyshire food and drink businesses will be showcasing their produce at the 11th annual Melton Mowbray Food Festival, held in the town's Cattle Market from 4-5 October 2014

Record summer of short break visitors to Leicester and Leicestershire

24 September 2014

Numbers of bednights for visitors booking on Stay Play Explore short breaks in summer 2014 double last year's figures

Bringing Leicestershire to life

23 September 2014

Leicestershire is soon to have the most innovative online local TV service in the UK

Twycross Zoo welcomes twin Emperor Tamarins

23 September 2014

Twycross Zoo is delighted to announce the birth of two baby Emperor Tamarins who were born in the early hours of Wednesday 3 September, adding to the World Primate Centre’s impressive collection of animals

VisitEngland eNews September 2014 Edition 2

19 September 2014

Welcome to the latest edition of VisitEngland eNews, a bi-monthly newsletter designed to keep you up to date on all of VisitEngland's latest activity, news and insights

100th exhibitor signs up for annual Melton Mowbray Food Festival

18 September 2014

Broughton Bakery to showcase produce at one of the largest regional food festivals in the country

College Court marks first anniversary

18 September 2014

Vice-Chancellor unveils new plaque at University of Leicester's conference centre and hotel


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