Jury out in Hayley Pointon murder trial
The jury in the trial of murdered Hayley Pointon has retired to consider its verdict.
Hayley - a mum-of-two from Coventry - was shot while she was visiting her boyfriend Nigel Barwell at a house in Sunnydale Drive, Hinckley.
Two men deny murder and four others deny charges of assisting an offender.
A streetwear brand designed by a woman from Hinckley has been launched at fashion giant Topshop.Read the full story ›
Househunters in Hinckley are being given the opportunity to own a replica of the Star Trek Voyager.Read the full story ›
Firefighters have tackled a police car on fire outside Hinckley Leisure Centre in Leicestershire, where the count for the constituency of Bosworth is taking place.
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.