Pukaar News – Leicester

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  Today saw the announcement that the new Leicester Market Food Hall next to the Corn Exchange is set to open on May 23rd.  The glass and timber building which will house eight stalls selling meat, fish and delicatessen produce has been...
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This year Leicester will welcome the first Westival event, a potentially annual community event that comes as part of significant developments to the West End area of the city. Braunstone Gate is set to host the one-day festival on 4th May,...
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Leicester City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby has approved plans for a £205,000 project that is set to improve bus and cycle routes across Leicester. The plans were unveiled by the city council, and include short-term developments that will be carried out...
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  Yesterday saw over a thousand people descend on De Montfort University's Queen Building for the annual Green Light Festival.  The festival which aims to encourage sustainable living was set up by members of Transition Leicester and...
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Next week a group of young unaccompanied people will get the chance to show off their creative talents through an exhibition being held on Monday 24th March at Embrace Arts. This is the product of a three month collaboration between Charnwood Arts...
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Green Light Festival, an annual one-day event that encourages sustainable living in Leicester, is returning to the city for its 4th year.  The festival which takes place this Saturday 22 March at De Montfort Universities, Queens building, has been...
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St Mary’s Field Infant School, in Rowley Fields, will feel the benefit of £4 million worth of funding as they expand to become a primary school. The infant school currently has 236 pupils, but this will nearly double to 420 when the plans take...
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  Matthew W. Barzun, the U.S Ambassador to the United Kingdom paid a visit to Leicester this morning to take a look at the Richard III Visitor Centre and Leicester Cathedral.   The ambassador arrived at Leicester's Guildhall...
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  Spinney Hill park in the city was yesterday full of colour as thousands of people came out to celebrate the Hindu Festival of Holi.   Holi is a spring festival celebrated by Hindus throughout the world, in Leicester the...
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  Hundreds of people came out to celebrate everything Irish yesterday for the city's annual St Patrick's day parade.   The parade began at the Holy Cross Church on New Walk and was led by the Nottingham Police Pipe band which...
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  This weekend saw 140 disabled competitors living with the late effects of Polio and Post Polio Syndrome (PPS) descend on the Marriott hotel in Leicester for the start of the National Indoor Games by the British Polio...
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