Pukaar News – Leicester

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  Hundreds of people have flocked to the third annual An Indian Summer festival today which launched on Wednesday and continues this evening and tomorrow in Leicester's Cultural Quarter.   The festival celebrates Indian...
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  Keith Vaz MP has taken part in a Gangnam Style dance at Gateway College in Leicester as part of the city's bid for the City of Culture 2017. Mr Vaz had challenged Southend's local MP David Amees to a Gangnam style dancing...
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  An Indian Summer has arrived for the third year running, the cultural festival marking the heart of India made its stamp on Leicester yesterday.   The festival returned to the cultural quarter and well known faces around...
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  Leicester’s dream of becoming the UK City of Culture 2017 has come a step closer today.   Judges from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) have confirmed that Leicester is among the four cities to make...
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The Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP made a surprise visit to the Golden Mile following his attendance at Leicester Cathedral for a Thanksgiving ceremony marking the 40th anniversary of the expulsion of Ugandan Asians.   The secretary of state for...
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  Leicester City Mayor, Sir Peter Soulsby has today revealed plans for the new Richard III Visitor Centre in the heart of Leicester's old town.   The chosen site for the centre is the former Leicester Grammer School building...
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  Fire crews were called out late last night to put out a blaze at a factory on Troon Way Industrial estate in Thurmaston.  The 10,000 sq ft factory manufactured paper and plastic....
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  An all female bhangra group from Birmingham made their debut on the big screen this weekend (June 7) with the Deol’s Bollywood blockbuster Yamla Pagla Deewana 2.   Founder, manager and lead drummer of the dancing and...
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  De Montfort University welcomed His Royal Highness Prince Edward, the Earl of Wessex today.  He was there to officially open The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Leisure Centre and to open the new offices of the DMU Square Mile...
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