Pukaar News – Leicester

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Anita Ramdharry is the producer of ‘Chico Chugg’, the first major live action children’s series from television company, Chugg Productions Ltd. Anita is a former BBC TV reporter and producer. She graduated from De Monfort University...
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A third year student from Leicester is one of 10 of a team of cyclists who are to cycle ‘virtually’ from John O’ Groats to Land’s End in aid of Sport Relief 2016 as of Saturday 27th February. Fran Cutts, aged 20, is joining the challenge...
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                 Voting lines opened up to the public February 12 for this year’s Miss & Mr Leicestershire Model awards. The awards will be held at the Mercure Leicester Grand Hotel on Thursday March 17th where Miss and Mr...
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For the second consecutive year Leicester mother and daughter duo Diane Wildbur and Jenna will run the London Marathon in April. Diane, 60, lecturer at De Montfort University and Jenna, 35, hairdresser, will be running to fund-raise for the...
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Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival 2016 award nominees have been announced, following the annual Festival that took place from February 3-21 which featured over 780 events in 68 venues across the city. The awards were set up in 2006 to recognise...
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A new project launches in Leicester in March, bringing together members of the Hindu, Muslim and Sikh communities to learn and celebrate their shared history of contribution to Britain in the First World War. Project 'Unknown and Untold', aims to...
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Saturday February 20th marked the inauguration of the Ahmadiyya communities Baitul Ikram Mosque located in the diverse area of Clarendon Park, Leicester. The new mosque has been entirely self- funded by the Ahmadiyya members as well as...
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A local Leicester dad and policy and project manager has had his passion for craft beer emphasised as he has created his very own ale, which has been designed to complement spiced food and change even Michelin-star restaurants for the...
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The longest single flight of a quad-copter in the world was completed by a UK team of drone experts after they successfully completed their bid to be the first team in history to fly a drone across the English Channel in a single flight of 35km on...
Interviews

Pukaar speaks with Hive of Design’s Creative Director Sharon Lewin about the agency, gaining clients through word-of- mouth and being successful without having a degree. Hive of Design is a  graphic design agency that made its roots in...
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Lianna Swan speaks to Pukaar News in an exclusive interview, telling us about her career and success in being a Gold medal swimmer. Lianna, 18, is a Pakistani swimmer who has recently won gold representing her mothers birth country at the...
Sports

Leicester Hockey Club continued their consecutive winning streak on Saturday after defeating recently crowned indoor hockey champions East Grinstead 2-1 at home. Now sitting in seventh place in the Investec National Premier League table,...
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Councillors are considering banning ‘To Let’ boards in areas of Leicester specifically those surrounding the University of Leicester and De Monfort University.   The ban is being considered to stop unnecessary build-up of ‘To...
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