Pukaar News – Leicester

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The first game of the 2014/15 season saw Leicester Riders beat Manchester Giants at home at Loughborough University.     The Riders play their second game of the season away in Cheshire taking on the Cheshire Phoenix on Sunday...
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Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service, Leicester City Council, Leicestershire Police and Crimestoppers have joined hands to launch the ‘Celebrate Safely Campaign’ that includes tips to keep safe over the festivities taking place from 24...
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Revelers out in Loughborough will be breathalysed as a condition of entry into five bars and clubs in the town centre, as part of a crackdown on binge drinking.   Door staff will be able to make an informed decision as to whether...
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Hundreds of people gathered on Nelson Mandela Park on Sunday to send a message to world leaders about climate change.  Families, friends and local groups all came together holding green hearts and home made banners, such as 'Earn Less, Buy Less,...
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A new centre in Leicester for the Brahma Kumaris was opened today by Baroness Verma.  Harmony House on Ross Walk is the new home to the Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, UK.  The organisation provides teaching and education in spiritual...
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Bodie the Belgium Sheppard, is one of the country’s longest serving police dogs and has been awarded a Chief Superintendents Commendation on his retirement, after working for Leicestershire Police for more than 10...
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The University of Leicester have revealed the injuries inflicted on King Richard III during the Battle of Bosworth in 1485 thanks to new research.     According to the research a total of eleven injuries were found, with nine...
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Birmingham based Dhol player, King G Mall took the ice bucket challenge to a whole new level by using his spare dhol drum, instead of a bucket for the challenge after a wedding performance.   After acknowledging such a huge charitable...
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Its one year since Dr Muhammad Taufiq Sattar's family were wrongly targeted in a revenge attack on their home, killing his wife, and three children.  Shehnila Taufiq and her children Zainab, Bilal and Jamil died in the fire at their home in Wood...
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The Leicester Riders played their first game of the year on Saturday night ahead of the BBL regular season.  They played a friendly against the USA Select team, with the Riders winning 93 - 59 in front of a packed out crowd at Loughborough...
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A service was held yesterday to mark the one year anniversary since sports coach Antoin Akpom was murdered.  The 20-year-old was stabbed in Kent Street in September last year during a confrontation. A teenager is serving a life sentence for his...
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