Pukaar News – Leicester

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Crimestoppers the crime fighting charity held a special event on Thursday 29 October raising over £1000.   Around 50 guests attended the charity dinner which included live music, a champaign reception and a raffle all for a ticket price...
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Pukaar News catch up with the Nooran Sisters ahead of their debut UK tour starting in Leicester.   The world famous Sufi Singers will be performing four dates in the UK starting on Thursday 26 November at Leicester's Ramgharia Hall and...
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A female lawyer is swapping her suit for boxing gloves as part of a charity fundraiser.   Lorna “Hurricane” Hegarty, who works at a law firm in Leicester, will make her boxing debut this weekend when she steps into the ring to raise...
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A 28-year-old man has been charged with the murder of teenager Kayleigh Haywood.   Stephen Beadman, of George Avenue, Ibstock has been charged with murder and one count of rape.   Luke Harlow, 27, of George Avenue, Ibstock, has...
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Police believe that the body found in a field in Ibstock is that of the missing teenager Kayleigh Haywood.   Formal identification is yet to take place.   A post mortem will be carried out to determine the cause of death, and a...
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Sunday will see Leicester lit up with festive cheer as the Christmas Lights are switched on.   The switch-on of Leicester’s Christmas lights at 4.30pm is just part of a packed programme of events on Sunday (22 November) including real...
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Police investigating the disappearance of Kayleigh Haywood have discovered a body in a field in Ibstock, Leicestershire.   The body was discovered by Police at around 20:00 GMT on Wednesday, the teenager's family have been informed of the...
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A vigil was held at Leicester's Clock Tower on Sunday the 15th of November to mourn the deaths of one hundred and twenty nine people, who were killed in terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday the 13th.         We...
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We met with Mark Williams in November to discuss his extensive career, passion for the industry, and his love for the Midlands.         Birmingham born Mark Williams, best known for his doting father figure...
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Thousands of people from across the country came to Leicester last night to watch the annual Diwali celebrations.   Around 37,000 people attended the festivities which took place on Leicester's Golden Mile and Cossington Street Recreation...
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Hundreds turned out on Remembrance Sunday in Syston village in Leicestershire to remember the fallen.   A memorial procession led by the Syston Band started the proceedings at around 10:45am, marching from Melton Road Car Park down Melton...
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