The A6 Derby Road is closed in Loughborough in both directions due to a crash between Bishop Meadow Road and A6004 Alan Moss Road.
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has said she has lost her job. She made the announcement on Twitter this morning.
Disappointed not to be continuing as Education Secretary & Min for Women & Equalities - two wonderful roles it's been a privilege to hold
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A technology company based in Loughborough is proposing to cut 200 jobs, according to reports.
Proactive Investors said Intelligent Energy is also planning the closure of some offices, with the majority of the job losses expected to take place in the UK.
It is reported that the hydrogen fuel cells group will now focus on its smaller applications for its technology such as drones and powering mobile phone towers.
The 73-year-old victim was walking along Churchgate around 10pm on Friday 19 February when he was pushed to the floor and assaulted before his wallet was stolen.
The victim sustained minor injuries but was left extremely distressed by the incident. The wallet contained cash.
Anyone with any information should contact Leicestershire Police on 101.
Education Secretary and Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan has backed longer school days, saying they could be particularly beneficial to pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.
Hear what she had to say below:
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Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie: Sat 20th Feb (Town Hall, Loughborough)
This weekend the Marvellous Imaginary Menagerie travelling circus arrives in Loughborough.
There’ll be puppets, theatre, music and magic at the Town Hall. Visitors will also be invited inside the caravan of curiosities and be entertained by its crew of ‘mysterious misfits’.
"Packed full of puppetry, physical theatre, music and dance, we are looking forward to welcoming Dr Longitude and his characters for an entertaining afternoon of family theatre here at Loughborough Town Hall."
For prices, opening times and more information visit: www.loughboroughtownhall.co.uk
Leicestershire Police are trying to find three men who ran to the aid of another man being assaulted in the street in Loughborough.
The assault happened at about 2.50pm on Sunday 27 December in a pedestrian area between High Street and Market Place.
The 36-year-old victim was walking towards Baxtergate when the suspect walking in the same direction but on the opposite side, ran across, grabbed him by the collar and punched him several times in the head.
He was not injured but left shaken by the ordeal.
Three people described as young, white men, ran to the victim’s aid and separated him from the suspect.
The suspect has been described as Eastern European appearance, in his mid 40s, 6ft tall and of large build.
Police would like to trace the three men who assisted the victim as they will have valuable information that can assist with our enquiries.
If this is you or you know who the good samaritans were then call 101.