Pukaar News – Leicester

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Hundreds of people took part in a fairy tale walk over the weekend and raised £10,000 for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.   The walk which took place on Sunday at Watermead Country Park in Syston, saw over 300 people walk...
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The 10 day Indian Summer Festival drew to a close on Sunday in a colourful day of dance, music, food and culture.   The festival which is now in its fifth year, ran from 19 – 28 June and is the biggest celebration of South Asian arts...
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A local Leicester youth arts charity welcomed HRH The Earl of Wessex to officially open the doors to its new £1.1 million premises.   Prince Edward visited Soft Touch Arts new home during a visit to the city and county on...
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This years, An Indian Summer Festival kicked off in style today at a special public launch event at Jubilee Square.   To officially launch the 10 day festival, laughter yoga, cooking demonstrations and live music were performed.  There...
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Pukaar News speak to Baroness Verma in an in-depth interview at her family home in Leicester.   From growing up in the city to starting a business at the age of 19, and then entering politics in 2006, Baroness Verma has accomplished a lot...
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Archaeologists from the University of Leicester have started unearthing secrets from the past at Bradgate Park.   Over the next five years, academics, professional archaeologists and students from the University's School of Archaeology...
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Three schools in Leicester will be creating their own wildlife area's, to provide a safe haven for local species, and to teach the children about looking after the environment.   Belgrave St Peter’s, Sandfield Close and Sparkenhoe...
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Thousands of people came out to enjoy the sunshine over the weekend at the Leicester Riverside festival.   The annual event which took place on Bede Park, the River Soar, Castle Gardens and Western Boulevard, had activities for all ages...
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In the lead up to the release of Jurassic World, two film clubs have joined forces and are giving Leicester film fans a roaring treat by showing the 1993 blockbuster Jurassic Park, at a dinosaur themed event.   On June 10, Midlands Movies...
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