Adam Peaty's brother, Rich, has praised him for his Olympic success.
The 21-year-old from Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, not only won gold at Rio, but he also set a new world record of 57.13 seconds in the men's 100m breaststroke final.
Uttoxeter's Adam Peaty sensationally won Britain's first medal of the 2016 Rio Olympics by taking gold in the men's 100 metres breaststroke.Read the full story ›
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
The RFL says a minute's applause will be held at all games this weekend following the 17-year-old's death from injuries suffered in gameRead the full story ›
Loughborough College has paid tribute to academy player Ronan Costello who was hurt on Saturday while playing in an Under-19s game.Read the full story ›
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:
A study by Loughborough University shows students who score a B grade in A-level maths today would have secured an E grade 50 years ago.Read the full story ›