Pukaar News – Leicester

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  Rock band Kasabian made a surprise appearance at the city centre Clock Tower today, to celebrate the completion of Leicester’s UK City of Culture 2017 bid.   This morning saw Leicester citizens join together to see off the...
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This weekend Highcross welcomed an additional host of up and coming companies under its roof as part of the Small Business Challenge.   The aim of the Small Business Challenge is to see whether small businesses can thrive in a big...
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  Dr Taufiq Sattar, the father who lost his family in a house fire, says he feels no anger or resentment and says his faith keeps him strong.  He also talks about his pain that he still cannot bury his family after the awful incident....
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  Communities gathered at Church of the Resurrection in Leicester to remember the victims of the Pakistan Church Bomb Blast which happened last week in Peshawar.    The vigil took place on Friday with members of different faiths...
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For one night only, Classical and Bollywood singer Rafaqat Ali Khan, graced the stage at Leicester's Peepul centre to share his message of love and togetherness with his motto that “everyone is one” through his music.   Presented by...
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  The pews were filled as hundreds of people from across Leicester’s community united in prayer at St Peter's Church in Highfields on Friday to remember the five victims who died last week.   Faith and community leaders...
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  The final designs for the memorial tomb which will mark the resting place of Richard III have been revealed by Leicester Cathedral, as they seek planning permission for the design. The Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England will...
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  With only two years to go before the 2015 Rugby World Cup, in which Leicester has been chosen as one of eleven host cities, a new scheme has been put into place to celebrate the countdown.   Posts in the Park is an...
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  Dr Taufiq Sattar, the father who lost four members of his family in a house fire in Leicester gave an emotional speech at a community event at a local Mosque in Leicester.  The family of Murdered Antoin Akpom also attended the Masjid...
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  The man who lost four members of his family in a Leicester house fire has said he "deeply misses" them, as police arrested five people over the deaths.   Dr Muhammad Taufiq Sattar said: "I deeply miss my beautiful wife and...
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  Assistant Chief Constable Roger Bannister, from Leicestershire Police has confirmed a local man in his 20s has been seriously assaulted in Kent Street, and died in hospital later.  Another incident a house fire in which four people...
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