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.
East Norton Tunnel sits a mile south of East Norton village, between the A47 and Hallaton village. The tunnel, originally built in 1879 is 444 yards long.
For hundreds of years, myths and legends have been attached to this once prominent feature of the Leicestershire landscape.
In an uncultivated field north of Earl Shilton, there is a very special tree. It is in fact two trees, Oak & Ash, that have bonded together, making one.
William Taylor designed & manufactured the first dimpled golf ball in Leicester. Providing the biggest technological discovery in the history of the Golf
The tunnel, originally built by the Great Northern Line, is 471 metres long. The tunnel first opened in 1882 and finally closed in 1964.
Leicester had been through a very rough time during WW2 due to the German air raids.
How long does it take to walk down Every Street in Leicester?