Pukaar News – Leicester

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  Tuesday 26 June saw the national final of Miss England 2012 taking place at the Athena in Leicester. Over 60 girls competed for the title but it was Miss Devon, Charlotte Holmes who took the crown to become Miss England...
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A former contestant of Britain’s Next Top Model was crowned Miss England 2012 at a glamorous ceremony held at the Athena in Leicester last night.   It was third time luck for stunning model Charlotte Holmes, from Plymouth, who...
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Last night saw the national final of Miss England 2012 taking place at the Athena in Leicester. Over 60 girls competed for the title but it was Miss Devon, Charlotte Holmes who took the crown to become Miss England 2012.   The...
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  A drumming superstar who propelled Bhangra music to new heights in the western world.   From humble beginnings in India, now playing to fans around the globe.   After decades of success, he’s still recording and...
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On Thursday June 21st the writer and journalist Sir Mark Tully made a special appearance at Leicester’s Central Library as part of the Meet the Author series of events. A renowned commentator and expert on Indian affairs Sir Mark was the Bureau...
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Members of the Leicester United Christian Fellowship had a double celebration last weekend, as not only did their congregation become part of the Church of England, but they also had the grand opening of their very own new multi-lingual church....
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Saturday 16 June saw ‘A Taste of America’ an event bringing American culture to St Martins House in Leicester with a performance from New York based band Matuto.   The event was organised by Asaf Hussain, who has taught...
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A retired pensioner will be participating in a sponsored skydive next month to raise funds for her local bowls club and a charity which is close to her heart.   Grace Berrington, who founded the Thurmaston Bowls Club with her husband...
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Experience the vibrant culture of India this weekend in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter, which has undergone a complete transformation for the two-day extravaganza. The annual Indian Summer festival, which is now in its second year, has a number...
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Leicester based Manike Music, run by Maryann and Michael Tedstone have produced an album of Ancient Roman and Greek music entitled ‘S.P.Q.R’.  The project called ‘The Orpheus Project’ was written with instruments that could have...
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Experience the vibrant culture of India this weekend in Leicester’s Cultural Quarter, which is undergoing a complete transformation for a two-day extravaganza.   The annual Indian Summer festival, which is now in its second year, has a...
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