November 7th, 2012
On Wednesday 7 November 2012, volunteers from the Hindu, Sikh, Jain and Buddhist communities teamed up with the St Philip's Centre to run a special charity project to tie in with Diwali.
Volunteers shared food and socialised with nearly 50 elderly service users at the Manor House Neighbourhood Centre on...By November 7th, 20120 comments
November 2nd, 2012
40 years ago Uganda was home to a large Asian community, Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs called it paradise. But the peace and tranquillity that existed for generations was to be short lived due to the actions of Idi Amin. In 1972 he ordered Asians to leave the country and were given just 90 days to flee.
Pukaar...By November 2nd, 20120 comments
October 16th, 2012
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, Leicestershire Police and Leicester City Council are asking members of the community to follow simple safety tips to ensure a happy Navratri and Diwali this year.
Senior representatives from all three of the organisations invited community members from across Leicester to...By October 16th, 20120 comments
September 26th, 2012
This week’s special guests on Sports Talk are the Leicester Riders head coach Rob Paternostro and new signing, centre John Fraley. Presenter John Sinclair discusses how the first game of the season, the away game against the Sheffield Sharks, and how much John Fraley is looking forward to the rest of the season with the...By September 26th, 20120 comments
September 25th, 2012Harvey Weinstein who has worked with the likes of Aishwarya Rai and Anupam Kher gives an exclusive interview to Pukaar news about Finding Neverland and his work in Bollywood.
The show premiered at Curve in Leicester on Saturday night. Bono and the Edge from U2 were in attendance and later met the cast, where...By September 25th, 20120 comments
September 24th, 2012
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Bono & The Edge from Irish rock band U2 were at Leicester's Curve Theatre on Saturday for the opening night of Finding Neverland.
The show was produced by Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein....By September 24th, 20120 comments
September 19th, 2012
This week’s special guests on Sports Talk are the Leicester Riders head coach Rob Paternostro and general manager Russell Levenston. Presenter John Sinclair discusses how the summer has been for the team, the new signings, and the hopes for the up coming season....By September 19th, 20120 comments
September 13th, 2012
Archaeologists who have been searching for the lost grave of King Richard III in Leicester have unearthed a skeleton with a metal arrow in its back which they believe could be the remains of the medieval monarch.
The University of Leicester is leading the archaeological search and over the past two weeks, the...By September 13th, 20120 comments
September 12th, 2012
A lorry fire on the M1 in Leicestershire, caused long delays for many motorists this morning, following the fire which happened next to the Meridian Business Park at junction 21.
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue crews were called to the northbound carriageway at about 11:45, the motorway was closed in both...By September 12th, 20120 comments
August 31st, 2012
The Leicester ladies' hockey club has been honoured at a civic reception by Leicester's Lord Mayor, Councillor Abdul Osman.
The team nicknamed The Pukkas, recently celebrated wins at both the indoor and national championships. The club has existed for 118 years, and relies on a dedicated team of volunteers...By August 31st, 20120 comments
August 27th, 2012
It was a proud day for Leicester, as it is the only place in the East Midlands to host a flame celebration as part of the paralympic Torch relay. Crowds gathered to welcome it and also take part in a wealth of sporting activities laid on by Leicester City Council.
The flame was carried through the busy city...By August 27th, 20120 comments
August 27th, 2012
Around 200 people attended a demonstration at Thurnby Lodge last week August 24, to oppose an Islamic group's plans to turn a disused scout hut into a community centre and prayer room.
...By August 27th, 20120 comments
August 24th, 2012
Many families gathered in Syston on Friday 24 August to march over the closure of the children's heart surgery unit at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester.
They were protesting about a government review which decided to end the service at the Glenfield Hospital and transfer care to Birmingham....By August 24th, 20120 comments
August 16th, 2012
A ground-breaking Leicestershire arts project has celebrated the success of its first graduates at the Curve Theatre in Leicester.
Eleven young people, aged 16 to 25, of the Arts Entrepreneurs project were commended for setting up social enterprises which will benefit their local communities, at the event held today...By August 16th, 20120 comments
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