Pukaar News – Leicester

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Microbiologist Professor Bill Grant from the University of Leicester has had a bug named after him.   An academic journal was printed this month naming a bacterium isolated in Japan after the Leicester...
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Many of Leicester's top businessmen and women were in attendance at the Leicester Business Diversity Awards last Friday.   Taking place at the Sturgess Jaguar car dealership on Narborough Road, around 300 people attended the dinner and...
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An elderly man was left lying on the road with broken hip for over two hours waiting for an ambulance to arrive. East Midlands Ambulance Service have launched an investigation to find out why 62 year old Roy Everett was left lying in the road in...
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The Leicester City festival kicked off on Saturday the 22nd of August, hosting an array of entertainment from one end of the historical spectrum to the other.         With Leicester now firmly on the map due to...
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Details of many of Leicester's historical buildings and landmarks are being displayed on heritage panels across the city centre.   The panels, which have become popular with tourists and local people, celebrate Leicester's 2,000 years of...
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Hundreds of Rugby fans from around the Midlands gathered in Leicester City centre on Saturday to have their photographs taken with the 'Webb Ellis' Rugby World Cup Trophy.     Fans took advantage of the opportunity near the...
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Miss Cheshire, Natasha Hemmings, an English literature student at Nottingham University was crowned Miss England 2015 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.   Thousands of applications were made for this year’s contest. Through regional heats...
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The Mr England final was held a day before the Miss England final in Coventry at the Ricoh arena. The twenty semi finalists went through stages and heats to be judged accordingly, including sports person, personality, talent, and working with...
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The Pukaar News team spent some time with Holly Desai, currently Miss Leicestershire and a finalist in this years Miss England 2015 Beauty Pageant.       Preparations are still going strong for the lead up to the Final...
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The Leicester Caribbean Carnival celebrated it's 30th birthday today, with an estimated 80 thousand people turning up and enjoying the festivities.     Following last years rainy carnival, this year the people of Leicester...