Pukaar News – Leicester

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The Sub-Dean of Leicester Cathedral, Canon Alison Adams, has confirmed that on Maundy Thursday, April 13th, 2017, the service at which Maundy Money is distributed by Her Majesty The Queen will be held in Leicester Cathedral. Canon Alison...
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Members of differing faiths from across the county came together earlier this month in a special congregational celebration of World Religion Day, hosted by the Leicester branch of the Sant Nirankari Mission. The event, held at the city's...
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Leicester City’s Premier League winning manager, who led the underdogs to a seemingly impossible victory against odds of 5000-1, has been awarded a Doctor of Arts degree by De Montfort University (DMU) for his contribution to both sport and...
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His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, attended an event at St Philip’s Church in Leicester this morning to promote on-going work between the armed forces and ethnic minority communities across the city and the UK. Army formations from around...
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Leicester South Labour MP Jon Ashworth attended a meeting in Parliament yesterday, January 17th, with Facebook and e-safety campaigners Internet Matters, to discuss work being undertaken to keep children safe online. The meeting marked a new...
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An academic from De Montfort University with a passion for Asian cinema plans to showcase India’s contemporary film-makers with a dedicated three day festival. Dr Monia Acciari, an Early Career Academic Fellow in Film Studies, aims to encourage...
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The University of Leicester unveiled its very own version of the board game MONOPOLY yesterday (Friday 13th) at an event designed to help students de-stress during the exam period. The game was launched as part of a wider campaign implemented by...
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New plans have been unveiled for a project that could revamp the site of Leicester’s biggest Roman ruins into a world-class visitors centre. The Jewry Wall Museum is home to one of the UK’s tallest civilian Roman structures, and houses the...
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A local voluntary organisation has chosen to provide a promising young archer with the financial support to allow her to realise her sporting dreams. Iulia Petrie, a pupil at Corby technical School and member of Corby Archers, has achieved the...
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A new project organised by the University of Leicester is making a number of oral history interviews with people who lived during the 19th and 20th centuries available online. The project is a partnership between the University Library and the...
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An award winning film produced by Leicestershire Police highlighting the dangers of internet grooming has gone viral hours after being posted online. Kayleigh’s Love Story, a five and a half minute short, was made public on the Force’s...
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Suffolk Street in the Spinney Hill area of Leicester has re-opened after a body of a man was discovered this morning. Police were called to the scene at 6.20am where the street was closed at the junctions with Gedding Road and Drinkstone Road but...