Pukaar News – Leicester

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  It has been revealed today that the nine-week option has been chosen for the demolition of the Belgrave flyover after members of the public were involved in a two-week consultation to decide the best method for the work. The result was...
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  Donington Park will become the global base of electric motor racing championship, Formula E, when it opens as the series’ headquarters and training facility. The venue was selected above multiple European locations, because the...
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  Youngsters in Leicester were educated on fire safety yesterday with the help of furry mascot Lester Lion. Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service visited Sparkenhoe Primary School to teach the pupils about the importance of fire safety,...
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  Today plans were unveiled for the Richard III Visitor Centre, which is due to open this summer following the unearthing of the infamous king’s body in a Leicester car park.   Designer Philip Songhurst offered a teaser of...
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  Leicester worshippers had a lucky escape this weekend when the roof collapsed on the Ramgarhia Temple on Meynell Road, after being struck by lightning. Freak electrical storms battered the country on Saturday, and the temple was hit at...
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  Today Abacus Wills & Trust, a company that provides assistance in writing wills, celebrated their move to Abacus House, and local MP Keith Vaz was present to cut the ribbon and declare the office open. The opening ceremony was...
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The Joe Humphries Memorial Trust will hit a new milestone this week in their campaign to raise awareness of Sudden Arrythmic Death Syndrome (SADS), the disease that tragically claimed the life of 14 year old Joe Humphries and is responsible for the...
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Today Sikh representatives from around the country, including thirty people from the Leicestershire Sikh Alliance and the Sikh community of Leicester, will lobby in the Houses of Parliament for a full inquiry into the extent of British involvement...
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  Today Crimestoppers launches a national discussion to encourage the general public to share their views on crime in an open and friendly outlet, via the crime-fighting charity’s channels and social media platforms. After holding a...
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  A group of raw vegans met up in the Derbyshire Dales for a weekend of fruit, fun and exercise aimed at expanding the UK's fruitarian community.  The event which took place in October at Knotlow farm in Derbyshire, saw over 30 people...
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  Leicester Riders take home the BBL Cup for a second year running after beating the Newcastle Eagles 72 - 69 at Birmingham's NIA Arena in a thrilling game which saw the riders storm back from 12 points down in the fourth...
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