September 23rd, 2014
Revelers out in Loughborough will be breathalysed as a condition of entry into five bars and clubs in the town centre, as part of a crackdown on binge drinking.
Door staff will be able to make an informed decision as to whether that person should be allowed entry based on the amount of alcohol already in their...By September 23rd, 20140 comments
September 14th, 2014The Leicester Riders played their first game of the year on Saturday night ahead of the BBL regular season. They played a friendly against the USA Select team, with the Riders winning 93 - 59 in front of a packed out crowd at Loughborough University, their home for the up coming season.
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May 2nd, 2014Leicester Riders played against the Newcastle Eagles on Sunday night in Loughborough, and came out on top with a 90-79 game in the first leg of their Play-Off semi-final. The lead came after a dominant spell over the third quarter break to inflict a first defeat in fourteen games on the team that they have met in the Play-Off final in...By May 2nd, 20140 comments
April 28th, 2014
The Leicester Riders are through to the BBL Championship semi-finals after securing a victory in their quarter final match against Cheshire Phoenix. The game was cut short 7 minutes and 32 seconds from the end due to Cheshire forward Victor Moses falling victim to a broken ankle that was so serious the players and crowd...By April 28th, 20140 comments
January 10th, 2014
A recovering heroin addict has spoken of how scuba diving helped him escape a life of crime and drug use.
Daniel Hirons was given a unique opportunity to discover a new life underwater thanks to a pioneering scuba programme being run by the Loughborough-based rehabilitation centre 'The Carpenter's Arms Residential...By January 10th, 20140 comments
December 31st, 2013
A GP from Loughborough has been appointed MBE for his work on palliative care for children. Dr Satbir Singh Jassal, director of Rainbows Hospice in Loughborough, said he was dumbstruck and overwhelmed to be honoured by the Queen....By December 31st, 20130 comments
May 29th, 2013
The Spark Festival returns to Leicester with two weeks of theatre, dance and music performances and visual & digital events for children aged 0-13, in theatres, schools and community venues across the city. The festival runs from 29 May to 9 June 2013....By May 29th, 20130 comments
April 26th, 2013
This Sunday see's the Leicester Riders heading on down to Wembley to face last years winners the Newcastle Eagles. Pukaar News caught up with the Riders as they prepare for the big game....By April 26th, 20130 comments
April 8th, 2013
Members of the Midlands Sikh community travelled down to London on Saturday to take part in a protest outside the Houses of Parliament against the death penalty in India. One of those making the trip was Kamalpreet Kaur from Littleover, she is protesting for her cousin Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, who has been on...By April 8th, 20130 comments
April 8th, 2013
Leicester Riders finished off their winning season by beating the Newcastle Eagles 86 - 75 on Sunday. The win means that the Leicester Riders finished the BBL Championship season unbeaten at home. Riders finish the season with 60 points, 10 clear of the second place Newcastle Eagles....By April 8th, 20130 comments
February 11th, 2013
After beating Sheffield Sharks 72 - 51 on Sunday 10 February, Leicester Riders coach Rob Paternostro and manager Russell Levinston talk about the game, and their successful year so far....By February 11th, 20130 comments
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