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Leicester City star Jamie Vardy announces birth of baby boy with wife Rebekah

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Leicester City player Jamie Vardy has announced the birth of his third child with wife Rebekah.

In a tweet he told his followers he was 'Over the Moon' to announce the arrival on Sunday evening!

He added that both Mummy and baby doing great!


Claudio Ranieri wins FIFA coach of the year

The Leicester City boss has bagged yet another top award after guiding the Foxes to the Premier League title last year.

He beat off competition from Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane and the Portugal national coach Fernando Santos, who were also nominated in the category at 'The Best of FIFA Football Awards'.

Congratulations Claudio!


Leicester music store shuts its doors after 32 years

The company has operated in Leicester for 32 years. Credit: Pukaar News

Sheehans Music store, which has operated in Leicester for 32 years has closed down.

It comes a day after department store Fenwick said it was going to close its store in the city.

In a statement on their Facebook page, the company said "It is with great sadness that we have to tell you that Sheehans has closed down."

We would like to thank everyone who has been part of the Sheehans story during the last 32 years. We have had some great times together. We will post a further announcement in the next few days to let you know about arrangements for instrument rentals and repairs.

– Sheehans Music

Leicester's Fenwick Store announces closure

One of Leicester's oldest department stores has announced it is to close.

The Fenwick store opened in 1962 but in recent years has struggled to compete with the nearby High Cross development, the out of town Fosse Shopping Park and online retailers.

The chairman of the group said it has been a very difficult decision and looking after employees and customers is now the top priority.

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Weekend Picks: A day out with the dinosaurs

New Walk Museum & Art Gallery, Leicester: Saturday 11am - 1pm

It's still some time before Dippy the Dinosaur gets to the Midlands as part of his UK tour but if you can't wait that long and are looking for something free to sink your teeth in to this weekend with the kids - try this.

Head over to Leicester and drop in to the Dinosaur Gallery to discover the Fossil in Focus series.

The event features selected pieces from the museum collections, with the opportunity to handle it and learn a fact or two about life before us.

Read more: Dippy the dinosaur: Where can you see him on tour?

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