Leicester's disused Haymarket Theatre which closed in 2006 could reopen as a training centre for the performing arts.
New Leicestershire batsman Dan Redfern suffers a suspected broken finger before his 2014 county season has even started.
Derbyshire's match at Leicestershire is postponed after wicketkeeper Tom Poynton's father died in a road accident.
BBC Sport radio commentators assess the prospects for the teams ahead of the 2014 season
The BBC will broadcast live commentary on every county cricket game this summer.
Leicestershire all-rounder Shiv Thakor will miss the first three months of the new season because of a broken finger.
Leicestershire sign ex-Derbyshire batsman Dan Redfern ahead of the new county season on a two-year contract.
Jigar Naik should replace Graeme Swann as England's spinner, according to Leicestershire director of cricket Phil Whitticase.
Leicestershire announce a £66,486 loss for 2013, but the figure is nearly £190,000 down on the previous year.
Leicestershire confirm Ramnaresh Sarwan as their overseas player next season and also sign seam bowler Charlie Shreck.
Leicestershire's Mike Siddall confirms the club have made significant financial losses for the second successive year.
Leicestershire chief executive Mike Siddall hopes changes for the new season will trigger a financial boost.
Durham will start the defence of their County Championship title with an away game against Northants on 13 April next year.
Leicestershire have held talks with Fidel Edwards but say a deal for the experienced West Indies paceman is "unlikely".
Leicestershire fast-bowler Ollie Freckingham signs a new two-year contract with the Division Two club.
Leicestershire all-rounder James Sykes is one of four players to agree new contracts at Grace Road.
Leicestershire further restructure their management set-up by appointing Ben Smith as first-team coach.
BBC commentators select and give the lowdown on county cricket's best XI of 2013
Matt Coles takes 5-75 as Hampshire beat Leicestershire by 180 runs in the final game of Matthew Hoggard's career.
Just nine deliveries are bowled before rain sets in on day three of the match between Leicestershire and Hampshire.