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Report: Leicestershire campaigner 'overwhelmed' by support for flood victims

A woman from Leicestershire says she's been overwhelmed by the generosity of those donating items to send to flooding victims.

Helen Crouch decided to set up a FaceBook page to appeal for donations, and has now had so many, she's had to hire a lorry to take the items north this weekend.

Watch this report from Michael Sibert.

Find out more about the campaign and get involved HERE

Motorcyclist killed in A5 crash named

A motorcyclist who was killed in a crash on the A5 in Lutterworth has been named as Ian Patrick Massey from Leicester.

A motorcyclist killed in a crash on the A5 in Lutterworth has been named Credit: PA Wire

The 51-year-old from Enderby was involved in a collision with a Rover Mini at around 6.15pm on December 29. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the car was taken to University Hospitals Coventry to be treated for minor injuries, police have said.

Leicestershire police say they would like to speak to anyone who may have been travelling on the A5 at the time of the crash.

Roads closed and man arrested over Enderby fight

Road closures remain in place Credit: PA

Road closures are in place and an arrest has been made after a traffic collision reportedly resulted in a fight last night.

Police were called to Blaby Road at about 8.50pm following reports of a collision that is believed to have involved three vehicles and a caravan.

Following the collision a quarrel took place at the scene and two people sustained minor injuries.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of violent disorder and remains in police custody.

Blaby Road from the Foxhunter Island to its junction with Leicester Lane and High Street, remains closed while enquiries continue at the scene.

One man sustained injuries as a result of the collision and was taken to hospital for treatment.

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