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Narrowboat nosedives after getting stuck in canal lock

A couple scrambled to safety as their canal boat nose-dived into the water.

The holidaymakers failed to realise the vessel had drifted over the sill at the back of a 12ft-deep lock. 110 more words


Man steals digger then calls Leicestershire Police to confess before leading them on a three hour chase

A man managed to lead police on a three hour chase recently, however it wasn’t exactly a high octane affair.

Leicestershire Police were contacted yesterday by a 22-year-old man who told them he had just stolen a digger late last night. 126 more words


Christmas...A Time For Giving - by Ady Alexander

It certainly has been a fabulous summer this year. The number of sand castles that I have seen on the UK beaches, must have been a record. 321 more words


LE11 4PQ, Leicestershire, England

My heart is filled with songs of forever.

Today, one year ago, I travelled to England for the first time. When I think back it feels like it was just yesterday.

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Couple Still Holding Hands After 700 Yrs

The skeletal remains of two lovebirds were uncovered, after being locked in a romantic embrace for the past 700 years.

Archeologists found the happy couple holding hands in an earthen grave during an… 378 more words


#Raphadramatic - The Leicester Forest Road Race

At the weekend I took photographs of the Leicester Forest Cycling Club’s road race. Rather than just shoot pictures of the race itself, I asked people that were riding if they’d mind me following them for the day, the idea being that the set would have a more narrative feel and tell the story of ‘a day in the life of a bike racer’. 369 more words