Leicester Mercury celebrates 140 years

February 27, 2014 by  

According to the Leicester Mercury, the newspaper itself celebrated 140 years on January 31, and its recent feature highlights the history and importance of newspapers.

An article on the newspaper’s website notes that [Read more]

Businesses encouraged to sign up for Leicester Mercury Business Awards 2014

January 23, 2014 by  

According to the Leicester Mercury, businesses can still sign up to take part in the Business Awards 2014, which is currently set to be the biggest awards event ever seen in Leicestershire, but the deadline is [Read more]

Highways Agency training section extended

December 20, 2013 by  

A mock stretch of motorway used for the training of Highways Agency officers has been extended at an airfield in Leicestershire.

Dubbed the world’s shortest motorway, the road consists of three lanes painted on a section of Bruntingthorpe Proving Ground’s [Read more]

Work starts on £2.5m redevelopment project in Leicester

November 21, 2013 by  

A multi-million pound project has been launched in Leicester to transform the city’s Cathedral Quarter.

The area, newly-developed and combined with a number of neighbouring sites, is expected to become a space for outdoor events [Read more]

Leicester careers event is a success

October 10, 2013 by  

The residents of Leicester were given the chance to browse fresh job opportunities and talk to experts when a careers exhibition came to the city recently.

The Mercury Jobs Fair, which was held at the Curve theatre, was hailed a success after more than 2,000 people turned up, despite there only [Read more]

Leicester theatre seeks leaflet-distribution approval

September 4, 2013 by  

A playhouse in the centre of Leicester is hoping the local council will approve its plans to hand out leaflets to passers-by so it can boost attendance figures.

The Curve Theatre is due to host an open day on [Read more]

Leicestershire teenager lands role in Special Olympics advertising campaign

August 25, 2013 by  

An athlete from Leicester has been given the honour of not only representing his country in the upcoming special Olympics in Print company in Bath printing services Bath, but also featuring in a promotional [Read more]