Ex-offenders and former drug and alcohol addicts are being encouraged to try scuba diving to help them on the road to recovery.
On the third anniversary of the death of Ricky Burlton, police release more details about the man wanted in connection with their inquiry.
Beeston Men’s hockey team have been crowned Premier League Champions after winning the play off finals this weekend.
With students returning to Loughborough University this week, police and partners have welcomed students back today in readiness for freshers week, and will be giving out advice on how to avoid being a victim of crime.
– Julie Hill, East Midlands Ambulance Service
Helping to deliver a baby over the phone is not easy, particularly when twins are involved, but if the caller can stay calm and listen to the instructions we give that makes our job much easier.
Mark did fantastically well and did everything I asked him to. He did well to remain as calm as he did; not only did the babies come early, they arrived in a very traumatic way.
A father that had to help his wife deliver their twins eight weeks early is grateful for the reassurance provided over the phone by the emergency medical dispatcher.
Mark Corns, with instructions from Julie Hill over the phone, had to provide CPR to Katie, who was delivered first, and then rip the amniotic sac off Emelia’s head once she arrived.
Julie instructed Mark how to do this, and also help the baby take her first breaths.
– Mark Corns
Julie's guidance and the help she was giving over the phone were absolutely vital. I had done some first aid training with work and strangely enough it had included paediatric CPR but I still needed that reassurance I was doing the right thing.
A family from Loughborough have said thank you to ambulance service staff after their twin girls were delivered 8 weeks early, at home.
Father, Mark Corns, called for an ambulance when his wife, Jenny, went into labour after just 32 weeks.
In the end, Mark had to deliver twins Emelia and Katie himself, with help over the phone from emergency medical dispatcher, Julie Hill.
With such a complicated birth, the instructions given were vital, and helped save the lives of the mother and babies.
Work starts today on the next part of the inner relief road regeneration project in Loughborough.
The Bridge Street and Broad Street junctions with the A6 Derby Road will be blocked off to those turning right, meaning diversions will be in place.
The project is part of a £15 million revamp to boost the economy and pedestrianise much of the town centre, improving the Epinal Way and Forest Way junction.
Engineers say they are making good progress with the work.
Four nurses at an urgent care centre in the East Midlands have resigned, saying they fear low staff numbers, high attendances, and long waiting times are compromising patient safety.
The centre, in Loughborough, opened in March and the organisation that operates it argues that there are enough medical staff and waiting times are not excessive.
Paralympic gold medallist, Richard Whitehead, is expected to attend an Olympic legacy event today in Loughborough.
The 'athletics taster day' is aimed at getting children from deprived neighbourhoods into sport.
The event is part of the ‘Join In’ charity’s campaign to encourage community volunteering, and help develop the Olympic legacy in the area.
Jessica Ennis-Hill will make her long-awaited return to athletics this evening at the Loughborough European Athletics Permit meeting.
The 27-year-old, who won triathlon gold at the London Olympics last summer, has been struggling with an ankle injury but tonight she will compete in the javelin and the long jump as she prepares for the World Championships in Moscow in less than three weeks time.
Ellie Simmonds has today announced that she will be relocating her training base to Loughborough University after the IPC World Championships in August.
The move will provide Walsall-born Simmonds, who won two gold medals at the London 2012 Paralympics last summer, with the opportunity to utilise the facilities available in Loughborough, while allowing her to return to the close proximity of her family home, which is located in the Midlands.
"Loughborough's obviously an incredible campus, with an unrivalled sporting heritage that will provide me with an exciting new challenge and an opportunity to push myself even further," said Ellie Simmonds.
A 17-year-old has pleaded not guilty to having home-made bombs and weapons when he appeared at The Old Bailey today.
The teenager from Loughborough, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is alleged to have also had a notebook with information about a planned attack and how to make the bombs.
Two other 17-year-olds, also from Loughborough, are also charged under the Terrorism Act or the Explosive Substances Act and also denied the charges against them when they appeared at the court.