Pukaar News – Leicester

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Twycross Zoo welcomed a new-born gorilla to its great ape family this week, the birth giving hope to the preservation efforts of one of the world’s most critically endangered species. The Western lowland gorilla baby was born to long term zoo...
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On Friday 23 September Leicester’s Hospitals Chairman Karamjit Singh CBE was invited to a small reception being hosted by Masjid Al Falah to accept the cheque for £20,000 which had been collected through donations following a local appeal by...
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Judges for the event had an incredibly hard job on their hands whittling down 50 finalists until a worthy winner was selected.  Those judges were: Jake Quickenden – X-Factor and I’m a Celebrity Fame, Conna Walker  – Fashion designer...
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Finalists for the fourth annual Asian Media Awards (AMA’s) were announced this Monday, with five Leicester based names appearing in six of the shortlisted categories. Celebrating achievement in the areas of journalism, online, print, radio,...
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Leicester’s King Richard III Visitor Centre has been honoured with an award in recognition of its contribution to British Heritage education for schools. The Sandford Award acknowledges curriculum-linked educational opportunities offered by...
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Basketball legend, Drew Sullivan, has been appointed first Patron of the Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project (LAMP), adding high profile support to the charity’s work. An independent voluntary organisation, LAMP offers advocacy...