A 72-year-old man is in police custody after a 60-year-old woman was found dead at a house in Hinckley last night.Read the full story ›
Staff at a midwifery and scanning clinic got involved in a plot to surprise a pregnant mum-to-be with a marriage proposal.
The baby's father asked staff to write the question on the screen as they showed a picture of the baby, and he whipped out a ring. Thankfully, she said 'yes'.
It was captured on camera by staff at the clinic which has branches in both Leamington Spa and Hinckley. It has had nearly 40,000 views.
Video credit: Donna Grant, Tummy 2 Mummy Midwifery Services
Training pitches at the former Hinckley United football ground have been secured for the local community, following a campaign by people in the town.
A bid by a consortium made up of businesses and schools has been accepted by auctioneers.
The bid was backed by the borough council.
A woman who was knocked down and run over twice by her own car after it was stolen off the drive has told how she could have been killed.Read the full story ›
Electricity substation incident in Hinckley. 200m cordon and two appliances from @lfrshinckley on standby while elec board isolate electrics
Firefighters have been called to a fire at an electricity sub-station in Hinckley.
It's reported people living nearby heard a loud bang before a plume of smoke rose into the air this afternoon at Middlefield Lane.
There is currently a 200 metre cordon in place while firefighters wait for the electricity board to isolate electrics.
A Hinckley councillor has asked Leicestershire County Council to scrap a parking ticket given to Santa's sleigh.
Volunteer Chris Uttley was towing the Hinckley Round Table sleigh when he stopped on zig-zag lines.
He said he only stopped for 30 seconds, but was given the £35 fine by a 'smug' traffic warden.
A Leicestershire County Council spokesperson had said they were reviewing the ticket.
But Michael Mullaney, who is the county councillor for Hinckley, has called for the ticket to be scrapped.
A "smug" traffic warden has slapped a £35 parking ticket on Santa's sleigh after he stopped for 30 seconds on a zig-zag line.Read the full story ›
Work has begun on a £60million pound makeover of a market town in the Midlands, to try and encourage shoppers to spend their money there.Read the full story ›
Police were called to an Asda supermarket in Hinckley, Leicestershire after burglars managed to get away with cash from the self-service checkout tills.
Three men entered the store at around 12.32am this morning whilst it was closed to the public.
They used crow bars to open the tills but no one was threatened or injured in the robbery.
The suspects were wearing face coverings and it is believed they left the store and made off in a vehicle.
We are carrying out house to house enquiries and studying CCTV from the immediate area.
If anyone witnessed the incident or saw three men entering or leaving the store they are urged to contact the police immediately.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was punched in the face at a pub in Hinckley in Leicestershire.
The 41-year-old victim fell to the ground after the assault at the Duke of Rutland Pub at 8:00pm on Tuesday August 19, while she was waiting to be served at the bar .
She was treated in hospital for hand and nose injuries along with bruising to her face and eyes.
Officers have described the suspect as a white woman, aged between 35 and 40 years of age with shoulder length dark brown hair. She was wearing a dress and jacket.
PC Graeme Smith, who is investigating the incident, said:
“This was a nasty assault on a woman in the Duke of Rutland pub.
“There were other people in the pub at the time of the incident so if you witnessed it or know who was responsible, we would like to speak to you.”
Anyone with information is being asked to contact Leicestershire Police on the 101 number or call Crimestoppers Anonymously on 0800 555 111.