The new Bishop of Leicester says one of his main challenges will be to get more young people interested in the Church. The Right Reverend Martyn Snow will be officially installed on Saturday during a special service at St Martin's Cathedral.
He takes over from Bishop Tim Stevens, who retired last year after 16 years. Ahead of this weekend's welcoming ceremony, Bishop Martyn has been busy on visits all over the county, and even getting stuck in with the city's footballing success, as Chris Halpin reports.
Muslims and Christians in Lincoln have come together in condemnation of the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday which killed more than thirty people.
After an open air service at the city's Stonebow, members of the Lincoln Churches together group held a procession to join with Muslims at the end of Friday prayers. The chairman of the Islamic Association of Lincoln said the atrocities in Belgium go against everything his religion stands for.
Jeremy Pemberton, who lost an employment tribunal against the Church of England has been given the right to appeal.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people attended celebrations in Leicester as the city's Diwali lights were switched on. There were dancers, fireworks and stalls for those who gathered on the Golden Mile.
See a full video of the evening's entertainment below.
Thousands turned out to see the Diwali lights being switched on in Leicester last night. Here are some of the best photos from last nighT.Read the full story ›
Thousands of people have turned out to see the Diwali lights switch-on at Belgrave Road in Leicester.Read the full story ›
Around three weeks to go until thousands of fireworks light up the East Midlands' night sky for Diwali. Leicester is already home to some of the biggest celebrations outside of India and the city's newest attraction for the big party is now in place.
This 110-foot Leicester Wheel of Light is now on Belgrave Road ahead of thousands of Diwali well-wishers coming to the area. Diwali itself is on the November 11, with an annual lights switch-on event on November 1.
The wheel will stay in Leicester for Christmas celebrations too.
Click here for information about this year's Diwali celebrations in Leicester.Read the full story ›
Every year, thousands of people of all faiths turn out to take part in the celebrations.Read the full story ›
The Bishop of Lichfield, The Right Reverend Jonathan Gledhill formerly retires today.Read the full story ›