Mayor tries to spruce up Leicester's Golden Mile

The Golden Mile ahead of Diwali celebrations Credit: ITV News Central

The Mayor of Leicester, Peter Soulsby, will join business owners and residents from the Melton Road area of the Golden Mile on a walkabout later. He is visiting to see how the area can be improved.

Ideas already suggested include sprucing up shop fronts, providing new street benches and putting in new street lighting.