Leicester’s Sporting Success Statue

The Leicester Mercury and Leicester CC jointly commissioned the statue after the outstanding success of the city’s sports teams in their respective 1996/97 seasons.

A Disastrous Wager

The Inn has that look of being settled in place for ever. But was built in 1863 after its predecessor was burnt down due to somewhat unusual circumstances.

Scraptoft Witches Cave

Witches cave

In a small woods on the east side of Leicester lays an unusual small building. Legend says it’s home to a witch. The Leicester Chronicle explores further.

Butt Close Lane

About half way down one of the city’s oldest streets, Churchgate; You will come across a very oddly named street, Butt Close Lane.