November 24th, 2015Many girls dream of being Miss England. But it takes more than just a pretty face to win the title. Every year, thousands of girls from all over the country, take part in heats to get a step closer to wearing the crown.
Pukaar News have spent months following the Miss England pageant to see what its really like...By November 24th, 20150 comments
August 16th, 2015Miss Cheshire, Natasha Hemmings, an English literature student at Nottingham University was crowned Miss England 2015 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.
Thousands of applications were made for this year’s contest. Through regional heats and finals that number was whittled down to fifty-two, who took part in the grand final....By August 16th, 20150 comments
May 14th, 2014Leicester’s Curve theatre has been awarded a Highly Commended Access for All Tourism Award at this year’s Visit England Awards for Excellence. The theatre had previously won the Silver award in 2012 in the same category.
The Curve received the award at the annual awards night held on 12 May at Cheltenham Race Course,...By May 14th, 20140 comments
February 19th, 2014
Friday saw Leicester's New Walk Museum play host to the 25th Open Exhibition and the announcement of this years Attenborough prize winner.
The open 25 exhibition provides an opportunity for artists from the across the region to display their work in the museum, and give seven of them the chance to get onto the...By February 19th, 20140 comments
December 17th, 2013
Leicester’s home-grown singing sensation Sam Bailey was named the winner of the 2013 X-Factor in a dramatic final at Wembley Arena on Sunday night.
The 36 year-old former prison warden from Leicester Forest East saw off fierce completion from fellow finalist Nicholas McDonald. As well as being signed to a record deal, Sam...By December 17th, 20130 comments
April 15th, 2013
This weekend saw the Leicester Riders face the London Lions in a two legged BBl Play-Offs Quarter Final. The riders beat the Lions overall 143-129 on aggregate, winning both home and away games....By April 15th, 20130 comments
July 5th, 2012
The final countdown has begun to find the £1million lottery raffle ticket which was bought in Leicester.
The Lord Mayor of Leicester, Councillor Abdul Osman started a special countdown at the Leicester Clock Tower displaying the hours left for the winner to come forward to claim the prize.
The idea behind...By July 5th, 20120 comments
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