Pukaar News – Leicester

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A ground breaking conference for healthcare practitioners is returning to Leicester for a second year to examine issues around sudden heart deaths in young people.   The second annual SADS Awareness Conference will take place on Tuesday...
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Bollywood singer Shreya Ghoshal talks to Pukaar News at her 2014 UK tour press conference in London.     At the press conference she gave a big thank you to Vijay Bhola from Rock on Music for organising the...
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Singing sensation Shreya Ghoshal performs live at the Royal Albert Hall in London to a sold out crowd as part of her 2014 UK & European Tour.   This will be followed by performances at The NIA in Birmingham, Colston Hall in Bristol...
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Today saw the grand opening of Leicester's new food hall.   Hundreds of shoppers flooded through the doors at the opening today after the ribbon was cut by City Mayor Sir Peter Soulsby and Jade Pole from Country...
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The High Court has ruled that Leicester will bury the remains of King Richard III in the city's cathedral.     The Bishop of Leicester The Right Reverend Tim Stevens announced the results this morning at a press conference at...
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Leicester’s statue of King Richard III was supposed to begin its  journey on Monday to its new home in the heart of the city’s Cathedral Quarter, but it proved to difficult for restorers to remove the statue which is currently located at Castle...
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Leicester’s Curve theatre has been awarded a Highly Commended Access for All Tourism Award at this year’s Visit England Awards for Excellence.  The theatre had previously won the Silver award in 2012 in the same category.   The Curve...
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Schools from Leicester celebrated 500 days to go until the 2015 Rugby World Cup on Tuesday at a coaching session in the city.     Pupils from two primary schools were given training tips by coaches from the Rugby Football...
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Yesterday fans lined the streets of Leicester to celebrate Leicester City’s promotion into the Barclays Premier League and their clinching of the SkyBet Championship Trophy. The celebrations revolved around an open-top bus parade in which the...
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A multi-faith memorial service took place in Leicester on Sunday to pay tribute to five servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. It was held at the Shree Sanatan Mandir a Hindu temple in Leicester, where one of the victims Flight...
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Hundreds of mourners turned out for the funeral of author Sue Townsend in Leicester.   The ceremony was held at the 1,500 seat De Montfort Hall and was shown on a big screen outside.     There was a collection of...
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