Welcome to WhyLeicester! My name is Rebecca Jackson, and I’m the founder of WhyLeicester.   A brand new website launched in 2014, with the aim to develop an authoritative source of information for the visitor to Leicester and Leicestershire, ensuring that our visitors experience the very best of Leicester and Leicestershire.

Who’s behind WhyLeicester

Rebecca Jackson is the founder and writer for WhyLeicester.co.uk, a passionate local who is committed to develop a website that covers the depth and breadth of things to see and do in Leicester and Leicestershire. As well as providing a thorough up-to-date events guide and a comprehensive business directory.

Katie JacksonKatie Jackson is a young talented photographer from Leicestershire. Katie specialises is landscape photography, but also enjoys architectural photography taking shots of structure, houses and buildings. Katie is aged 8 ½ and has worked for WhyLeicester.co.uk for nearly a month.  Likes chocolate, running, reading and Hay Day!

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The website is in its early days but we aim to continue to develop and improve the variety of content but to help its journey we welcome any feedback so please let us know what we've got right, what we've got wrong and how we can make this site better. Please use the comments functionality at the base of the articles or contact us directly using our contact us page.

About WhyLeicester

Discover the best of Leicester and Leicestershire, an independent online visitor guide of things to do and see, an events guide and local business directory .