Pukaar News – Leicester

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India's Institute of Directors visited Leicester today to hear from the cities business community about links with India.  The University of Leicester played host to the (IOD) Global Convention which took place in London from 28 – 30 October and...
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Saturday night saw the Leicester Riders take on the Bristol Flyers at home at Loughborough University.  Riders came out on top beating the Flyers 83 - 54.     Riders forward, Paval Losonsky was top scorer with 19 points, six...
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A memorial slab was laid down on Saturday in memory of Antoin Akpom, marking the one year anniversary since his funeral.  Anton’s mother, Cheryl Armatrading, stated that the slab was laid “to recognise who he...
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Thousands of runners from across the county took part in the Leicester marathon today.  Many of those running where doing so for charity.     The annual marathon got underway this morning at Victoria Park, with around 4000...
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Thousands of people from across the country attended Leicester's Diwali celebrations on Thursday night.  The festivities took place on the famous Golden mile and Cossington Street Recreation Ground.     Diwali, known as the...
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Over two hundred and fifty people from different backgrounds and faiths gathered at the University of Leicester, to hear about the contribution of Sikh and Commonwealth soldiers in World War One.     The purpose of the lecture...
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Pupils at Crown Hill's Community College got a chance to learn cricket skills from members of the England and England women cricket squads, as part of the Schools official opening.   The new £21million facility, which is now a local...
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The ceremonial route for the cortege which will transport the remains of King Richard III from the University of Leicester to Leicester Cathedral has been announced. The remains of the King have been held securely at the University of...
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NHS Midwives from across the country were on strike yesterday in a protest over pay.  Midwives at the Leicester Royal Infirmary took part in the strike holding banners and placards in the pouring rain front of the...
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Thousands gathered on Sunday to witness the Diwali lights switch on ceremony on Leicester's Golden Mile. The event drew all members of the community together to enjoy the celebrations, which consisted of live cultural entertainment on stage and a...
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