Two people from Hinckley and Bosworth have been selected as the faces of a new campaign to promote a luxury wedding venue. Nick Millward, 32, and Charlotte Davis, 29, were the winners of a model search competition launched by Sketchley Grange Hotel and Spa in Burbage.
Leicestershire Police held a FATAL4 operation on the A5 near the M69 junction on Friday to clamp down on the four most common causes of road accidents - speeding, using a mobile phone behind the wheel, drink driving and not wearing seatbelts. Offenders, which mainly involved commercial vehicles, were taken to the car park of Hinckley Island Hotel and "dealt with accordingly", officers said.
The Co-op has announced the move after a toddler in Nottingham found a button battery inside one of the hollow figures. Stores in Hinckley, Burbage, Earl Shilton, Sapcote and Stoney Stanton are among those nationwide which are removing the confectionery from shelves.
The popular sandwich chain is giving away free six inch subs to all customers who purchase a large drink or 500ml bottle of water If you are a fan of Subway, you'll want to head down to one of the three stores in Hinckley and Bosworth on Valentine's Day. The popular sandwich chain is giving away free six inch subs to all customers who purchase a large drink or 500ml bottle of water, costing about 1.50.
Temporary multi-way signalling will hit Rugby Road between February 13 and 15 - a notoriously logjammed route and already part of a lengthy diversion to avoid the closure of a small section of Southfield Road. Hold-ups and delays are expected given the existing tailbacks at the Rugby Road crossroads and potentially worsened when part of Burbage Road in Burbage sees roadworks take place between February 10 and 23. Again multi-way traffic signals will be employed, this time while Severn Trent direct repairs to a sewer because of internal flooding.
A lorry driver has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal crash on the M69 near Burbage. Kerry Pemberton, of Birmingham, was seriously injured when a HGV collided with his van which was parked on the hard shoulder between junctions one and two on May 3 last year.
Parents raised the alarm after at least five groups of children were offered a lift to school by a woman driving a dark grey vehicle through Hinckley town centre and Burbage this week. Steve Wegerif, Bill Cullen, Ian Daniels, Lord Willy Bach, Rosemary Wright, inspector Dan Eveleigh and PC Clive Clarke in Hinckley BID's offices.
Parents raised the alarm after at least five groups of children were offered a lift to school by a woman driving a dark grey vehicle through Hinckley town centre and Burbage this week. Hastings High School, in Burbage, sent a text to parents on Thursday morning warning about stranger danger after the car approached one of its pupils as they walked home from school on Tuesday.
Fines for going well above the speed limit will start from 150% of an offenders income instead of the current 100% levy. A drug trafficker's aeroplane, luxury sports cars and expensive jewellery are some of the seized goods which have been flogged by Leicestershire Police on eBay.