The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 ¾ - The Musical

Curve have released video giving a glimpse behind the scenes of Sue Townsend’s The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾-  The Musical. The video, available at offers viewers an exciting sneak peek into the theatre’s latest production ahead of its world premiere this March.

Situated in the picturesque Vale of Catmose Oakham is the County Town of Rutland, England's smallest mainland County. Today Oakham is a thriving market town that is undergoing considerable expansion. It currently has a population of approximately 10,000 people.

Click to watch our video tour of Uppingham

Uppingham is a market town in Rutland, located on the A47 between Leicester and Peterborough. You can enjoy shopping amongst the honey-coloured buildings in this distinctly charming English market town. The market square is transformed once a year into the only fatstock show still to be held in temporary penning, the first recorded show was in 1889.

Commemorating the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the 1954 Anglo/Egyptian treaty

A service commemorating the sixtieth anniversary of the signing of the 1954 Anglo/Egyptian treaty, and the contribution made by the soldiers, sailors and airmen of Leicestershire in the Suez Canal zone.  Held on Monday 13th October 2014 at County Hall, Glenfield Leicester.

Loughborough has had a fantastic investment of over £20 million - to be transformed into a more attractive town centre for shopping and leisure. With some journeys taking only 10 minutes from Leicester train station, it's an ideal new shopping destination.

University of Leicester opens book of condolences for Lord Attenborough

University Centre that bears his name honours Patron and supporter. A book of condolences for Lord Attenborough has been opened at the University of Leicester – the institution with which he had a lifelong association.

Land Rover & The Prince's Countryside Fund rural bursary Winner

James was awarded the Bursary to help develop his family’s sheep farm and Sheep School project. James’ family-run farm business is very traditional and runs the native local breeds – the Herdwick and the Swaledale. It is operated in an environmentally friendly manner with various conservation projects on the land.

Is this the best volunteer opportunity ever?

Rollercoasters, unlimited ice cream, whale watching and clowning around in the Florida sunshine; is this the best volunteer job ever? National charity, Caudwell Children, has launched a campaign to find so-called ’Dream Makers‘ who will do all this and more on their ‘Destination Dreams’ holiday.

Disney wishes Great Ormond Street Hospital Children's Charity a fairy appy christmas

Disney UK to donate £1 to Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity for every download of the new ‘Disney Fairies: Lost and Found’ app from today until Christmas Day

Nick Knowles & Jeff Dennis

Set in the historic area of Leicester, Holy Bones is steeped in history and holds many happy memories for my younger self, as I recall waiting outside here for the bus to take me on holiday to Mablethorpe! Upon entering the premises its like stepping into a time warp, transporting you back to a Dickensian era, the only thing lacking here are the quill pens with Scrooge looking over your shoulder! will be launching today, it's a new dating website for the over 50s but with a slight twist. Created by Matthew Connolly & inspired by his very lovely single mum in her 60s, the concept is simple: children help their 'older' single parents online to meet new people.

Olympic Gold Medallist Sally Gunnell and Royal Caribbean CEO team up to launch learn-to-run groups

Sally has joined forces with Sport England and cruise line Royal Caribbean on a campaign to get more people involved in running. The new running groups see individuals take part in a 9 week programme designed to improve their health and fitness in a fun and supportive environment.

Iconic TV Weatherman Michael Fish

Iconic TV Weatherman Michael Fish has teamed up with Rapanui Clothing and completed a BASE jump to raise awareness of climate change. 68yr old Michael Fish made the freefall jump, landing by parachute, after training with experienced urban BASE jumpers.

Ricky Martin's triumphant run for Headway Leicester

On Sunday July 15th, Ricky Martin achieved the almost impossible. This time last year, as the result of a brain injury, he could not walk. On Sunday he not only walked, but ran up to Old John in Bradgate Park, in around 20 minutes, to raise money for Headway Leicester.  He is on course to raise a minimum of £2,000. Read his incredible story by following the links below:


Loros charity golf day at Rothley Park, Leicestershire. Visit for Diary of Events page.

Remembrance Sunday 2011

The people of Leicester Remember our fallen heroes.

Thinking outside the Eee Box - ASUS launch high definition Eee Box 1501 PC

Unveiled recently at an ASUS event in London, the Eee Box 1501 gives everyone a reason to stay in on the cold winter nights by challenging what a traditional home entertainment system can bring.