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Five people are now confirmed to have died following an explosion at a property in Hinckley Road, Leicester, last night. Five other people remain in hospital, one of which is in a critical condition. Rescue work continues at the scene...
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Athlete Nicholas Cummins, who is also a Postgraduate Researcher at the School of History, Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester, will be representing team GB at the inaugural King Power Quad Nations.  The tournament...
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A Leicester primary school has trained all of its Year 6 pupils in vital life-saving skills with the help of a local charity. Woodstock Primary Academy, in Stocking Farm, has also been highlighting ways in which younger children can raise the...
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The museum’s Dinosaur and Fossil Galleries is now licensed to host civil wedding ceremonies.   The galleries, which are dominated by the colossal Rutland Cetiosaur skeleton affectionately known as George, have been favourite locations for...
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A Polish folklore festival is coming to Leicester in March, which will celebrate some of the country's biggest traditions. The 10th Polish Folklore Spectacular will take place on the 10 and 11 March at De Montfort Hall in Leicester, with over 400...
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Leicestershire Police have launched a new 'surrender bin' initiative, whereby people can put knives into bins as police hope that it will help tackle knife crime across the county. Surrender bins have been set up in a handful of the county's...
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The University of Leicester has announced that former Universities and Science Minister David Willetts, who is an honorary graduate of the University and delivered the inaugural Chancellor’s Distinguished Lecture, is to be installed as the new...
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A statue of one of Leicester's pioneering suffragettes has been unveiled today to commemorate her work towards equal rights for women, as 2018 marks 100 years since women were given the right to vote in this country. Alice Hawkins was a...
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The story of Sylvia Pankhurst – artist and campaigner of votes for women will be told against a backdrop of her paintings at Leicester’s Guildlhall on Saturday 3rd February. The event takes place as Leicester prepares to unveil a statue of...