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Mouth cancer has risen in Leicester by 30 per cent since 2001 according to Public Health England. The Oral Health Foundation state that the disease causes more deaths per year than testicular and cervical cancer combined and mouth cancer has...
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After releasing a five-year plan to tackle homelessness in Leicester, Councillor Andy Connolly has told Pukaar News that the council want to stop rough sleeping by 2020. The council announced plans to work alongside the private sector in...
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Leicester Curry Awards 2017 took place back in April at the Athena in Leicester, as hundreds turned out to celebrate the best of what the city has got to offer when it comes down to curry. Seven months later, owners from restaurants across the...
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Organisers of this year’s annual ChocFest have gone out of their way to make sure that everyone can enjoy Melton Mowbray’s popular chocolate extravaganza. With increasing awareness of the need to have allergen free alternatives, organisers...
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The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, arrived in Leicester today as he visits the city and Leicestershire over the next few days. Earlier today, the Archbishop stopped off at Guildhall before making his way to Leicester Cathedral for a...
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Sir David Attenborough returned to his hometown of Leicester alongside his nephew, Michael, to open a new state-of-the-art medical building at the University of Leicester. The building, which has been described as a 'new cutting edge medical...
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Jonathan Ashworth, MP for Leicester South recently met firefighters in Westminster to recognise the invaluable work they do to keep communities safe. The event, ‘Love Your Firefighters’, was hosted by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and...
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Leicester's annual Remembrance Day service and parade will take place at Victoria Park on Sunday 12 November, with military veterans, local civic dignitaries and members of the public expected to make up a crowd of around 3,000 people. The parade...
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Christmas may be seven weeks away but plans released by Leicester City Council show the celebrations this year are set to be the biggest so far, with an ice rink returning for the first time in nine years. The rink, which will be next to the...
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Back in October, The University of Leicester announced a transformative £500 million programme of investment that will improve student and academic facilities as well as public spaces over the next decade. Now, as part of that programme, the...