Richard Smith, from the Leicester Branch of the Richard III Society, believes the spotlight put on Leicester's history since Richard III's discovery, has led to much more interest in the Battle of Bosworth re-enactment that took place this weekend.
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Isolated wintry showers perhaps giving further, mainly slight, snow accumulations inland.
Staying largely dry for most of the night, but then with a line of showers travelling south across the region through the early hours.
A bank robber who threatened customers with a knife and gun while demanding cash has been jailed for 11 years.