The mother of a nine-year-old boy is appealing to a thief to return irreplaceable photos of him undergoing treatment for a brain tumour.
Following the death of Lexi Branson, Battersea Dogs Home have issued tips for ensuring the safety of families around dogs.
Some of Leicestershire's biggest sporting names are backing a new campaign to help people in the region stop smoking.
ITV News has learned that a new operator at troubled race circuit Mallory Park in Leicestershire is expected to be unveiled this week.
It comes after the leaseholder, Mallory Park Motorsport Limited, was officially liquidated on Friday.
Titan Properties which own the race track in Kirkby Mallory have been in talks with potential new operators after racing at the track stopped earlier this year.
A former SAS soldier from Markfield in Leicestershire is in a coma after a serious motorbike accident in Thailand last month.
Stuart Kyffin is currently being treated at Scunthorpe General Hospital. He returned after a major fundraising effort by his family.
Stuart's brother has praised the public for the support they have shown.
A thief who broke into a Leicestershire pub on Remembrance Day and stole three charity boxes - including one for the Poppy Appeal - has been jailed for 18 weeks.
Simon Piwek, aged 35, of Rossiter Close, Melton Mowbray, pleaded guilty to the burglary at The Welby pub in Melton Mowbray on November 11 and was jailed at Market Harborough Magistrates Court.
Sgt Simon Williams welcomed the prison sentence.
– Sgt Simon Williams, Leicestershire Police
We are pleased with the result in the case.
Piwek did not only steal from the landlords at The Welby but also from the people who had contributed to each of the charity boxes, as well as the charities they had donated to.
Leicestershire Police have released CCTV of a man they would like to speak to after a black Toshiba laptop was stolen from Temple Road on Tuesday November 19 at about 3:30pm.
Rosalie Barnes, founder of the Alex Barnes Proton Therapy Charity, owns the laptop. Rosalie is also involved with the Kids ‘N’ Cancer UK charity.
Rosalie’s son, Alex, was diagnosed with a brain tumour at the age of three and underwent pioneering treatment in the US and this month at the age of 9 was given the all clear.
She said: “It is so important for me to get the laptop back as it holds vital information relating to my charity work.
“It also contains photos of when my son Alex was ill, which are very sentimental to the family. There was also a CD inside the laptop bag which contains photos taken earlier this month when Alex was given the ‘all clear’ from cancer.
“I am appealing to whoever took the laptop to have a heart and please return it to me.”
Family and friends have laid flowers outside the church where the funeral of Lexi Branson is taking place.
Lexi died after being attacked by her family's pet dog.
The funeral of Lexi Branson, who died after being attacked by her family's pet dog earlier this month, is being held this morning.
Mourners at the funeral have arrived for the service wearing pink as it was Lexi's favourite colour.
The Duke of Cambridge will meet thirty young people, including two from Leicester, who carry an award set up in his mother's memory for their immense impact on society.
The Diana Award empowers thousands of young people to tackle social issues that affect other young people using a peer-led approach.
The mother of Alex Barnes has appealed for a thief to return a laptop containing "irreplaceable" photographs of her son's fight against cancer.
Alex, 9, from Fleckney in Leicestershire, has been given the all-clear after undergoing pioneering proton therapy treatment
Police have released an image of the man they want to trace.
The funeral of a four year-old girl from Leicestershire who was killed by her family's dog is to take place today.
Lexi Branson died after being attacked by the dog in her mother's living room in Mountsorrel.
People attending the funeral have been asked to wear pink as it was her favourite colour.