Pukaar News – Leicester

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  Yesterday was a special day for Leicester Cathedral as Bishop Tim Stevens and City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby layed down the first porphyry paving slab in the cathedral gardens.   Work on the £2.5million project began back in...
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This Sunday will see two of Leicester's most historic buildings open to the public for guided tours.  The Magazine Gateway and Wygston's House will be open as part of the first Heritage Sunday of 2014.   From 11am - 3pm both building...
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Popular ghazal singer Pankaj Udhas is returning to the UK after 10 years and will be performing at a special concert held at De Montfort Hall on Friday, April 4.     Udhas started performing from the age of 11 and has since found...
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  Ice Skating champions Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean have returned to Sarajevo the city where they achieved Gold at the Winter Olympics 30 years ago.  The pair, originally from Nottingham, commemorated their 30th anniversary by...
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  Torvill and Dean are preparing for tonight's performance in Sarajevo where they will recreate the Bolero infront of thousands of people.  It's thirty years since they won gold at the Winter Olympics and wowed judges and millions of...
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  On Thursday 6 February City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby joined fundraisers at the Mary de Castro Anglican Church for an appeal to raise awareness of the Church’s fundraising campaign to construct a new spire. The Mayor hopes that...
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  Sikh groups in Leicester have criticised the Whitehall report which clears the British military of any direct involvement in the 1984 Amritsar Massacre. A review into the incident was initiated by David Cameron last month after archive...
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  The Rainbow Flag was raised in Leicester on Monday by Councillor Manjula Sood to mark the beginning of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans History Month.  February is a national month of significance for the LGBT community, and they...
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  Leicester Cathedral has launched a new website today outlining the story of Richard lll and his 500 year place in Leicester's history.   The Bishop and Dean of Leicester have stated their passionate desire to see that the...
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