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The remains of a 13th century monastic site, Greyfriars in Leicester, which was the burial place of King Richard III, has been granted protection by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport on the advice of Historic England. Richard...
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Leicester has been named as one of the cities to become a 'Centenary City' next year, ahead of the 100 year anniversary of women having the right to vote. The city has been chosen because 0f its connection to the suffrage movement, with Alice...
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National cancer charity, Mesothelioma UK has moved its operational team to offices at The Sidings in Leicester, and has held an official opening on today, Friday 15 December 2017. Mesothelioma UK is a specialist resource centre, specifically for...
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An explosion in Birstall has left two houses collapsed, with cars and between 30-50 houses damaged following the blast that happened at 07:30 this morning. Two people were taken to hospital by air ambulance with "significant" injuries, whilst one...
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The judges of this year's Leicester's Got Talent were impressed by the standard of the 21 finalists, with singer song-writer, Eva Rose being chosen as this year's winner. The show took place on Saturday 9 December at a packed-out Leicester YMCA,...
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Christmas arrives at two Leicester City Council museums this weekend, with special events taking place at both the Guildhall and the Abbey Pumping Station. Saturday (2 December) sees the return of the popular Christmas Craft Fair to the city’s...