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Earthquake felt across the East Midlands

The British Geological Survey says it is looking into reports of a possible Earthquake in the Leicestershire and Rutland area.

Meanwhile the tremors were felt in Grantham and Kettering.

Interest registered in running 29 Leicestershire libraries

People across Leicestershire have come forward and registered their interest in running 29 community libraries.

The county council says it welcomes the news but a further seven libraries need interest from the community.

Community groups and organisations are being encouraged to manage libraries in the county Credit: PA

Volunteer-run libraries is a measure the authority hopes will save £800,000.

The seven libraries that groups have not registered their interest in yet are:

  • Enderby
  • Measham
  • Burbage
  • Cosby
  • East Goscote
  • Ibstock
  • Kibworth


Police release e-fit image after taxi assault

The e-fit released by Leicestershire Police Credit: Leicestershire Police

Police have released an e-fit image of one of the men they want to speak to about an assault in Market Harborough.

Two men were attacked as they tried to get into a taxi in the town on December 14 last year, and one of them was left needing hospital treatment for a broken jaw.

The assault happened on the High Street at around 3am. The victims were getting into a taxi when they were approached from behind by two or three men.

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