21 November 2014 Last updated at 15:27 ET

Gang steal lead from church roofsAll Saints church in Husbands Bosworth.

The same gang is thought to be behind a series of lead thefts from four churches in Leicestershire.


Leicestershire Police carFatal crash cyclist named by police

A 22-year-old female cyclist who died after a collision with a car in Leicester is named by police.

Jill StideverUnsung Hero award for coach Stidever

Coach Jill Stidever, from Leicestershire, wins the 2014 BBC East Midlands Unsung Hero award after nearly 60 years helping children to swim. BBC Sport

John Hess Article written by John Hess John Hess Political editor, East Midlands

East Midlands mini-budget wish list for the Chancellor

East Midlands MPs lobby for funding ahead of George Osborne's Autumn Statement.

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