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Father and son ordered to pay more than £230k for running illegal HGV business on farm

A father and son have been ordered to pay more than £230,000 for their roles in a lorry sales firm which was being run illegally on a Leicestershire farm.
Ben Evans ran his HGV sales business on his father’s land, Roecliffe Farm, in New Packington, nea…

Teenage Vauxhall Astra driver dies after A511 crash with lorry in Sinope

A teenager badly hurt in a crash on the A511 at the weekend has died of his injuries.
The 19-year-old driver was with two friends when his car, a Vauxhall Astra, was involved in a collision with a lorry in Sinope – a village on the road between Coalvil…

3 cut free from car and taken to hospital after crash involving HGV near Coalville

Three people from one vehicle were cut free and taken to hospital after a crash between a car and a HGV today.
They were hurt in a collision between a lorry and a car in Ashby Road at Sinope, near Coalville, some time after 12.30am.
Firefighters used h…

Car speeding wrong way gets wedged between Greggs lorry and police cars in Pocklingtons Walk, Leicester

There were dramatic scenes outside Leicester’s magistrates’ court today when a car heading the wrong way along a one way street tried to force its way past police vehicles and a lorry.
The driver of the white Vauxhall Astra ignored a police officer’s d…

Updates: Driver critical after car and taxi crash in Leicester, closing London Road for 8 hours

A driver has been taken to hospital with critical injuries after a car crash in London Road in Leicester this morning.
Police closed the A6 between Stoughton Road and Sandown Road, between Stoneygate and Clarendon Park, following the collision at 5am t…

10 great photos record demolition of Leicester City's iconic Filbert Street ground 15 years ago

Celebration and heartache, victory and defeat, promotion and relegation – Filbert Street saw it all during its 111-tenure as the home of Leicester City Football Club.
Beginning its life as home to forerunner Leicester Fosse in 1891, its first Football …

Have you got what it takes to be a 2018 Leicester Mercury Business Executive of the Year?

Business leaders who have gone above and beyond to stake their claim within the local economy will be celebrated at the 2018 Leicester Mercury Business Executive of the Year Awards, which are launched today.
As in past years, the awards will honour the…