Pukaar News – Leicester

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Starting this Saturday 30th January, until the following weekend, National Storytelling Week is taking place across the country.  In 2020, Leicester Libraries spent much of lockdown conducting online storytelling sessions for families, and now,...
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Humanity has forever toyed with the ideals of 'helping your fellow man' and unity against oppression, adversity, and misfortune. During times of hardship, huge swathes of the populace often pull together, put aside differences, and fight towards a...
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Two of Leicester's most popular green spaces have seen the planting of nearly 5,000 trees following a successful bid to the Forestry Commission's Urban Tree Challenge Fund. Green spaces are well known to be important in combatting negative mental...
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Evidence for the rise in coronavirus cases in Leicester has brought with it worrying figures from the teams tasked with tracking down those that test positive. Once a person tests positive for Covid-19 they are sent an automated message which they...
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In this episode, Romail Gulzar spoke to Geno Crandall, a basketball player for Leicester Riders. He talks all about his life, career and the future of basketball in Britain. Geno grew up in Minneapolis, one of the ‘twin cities’ of Minnesota....
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A coronavirus walk-in centre that is offering rapid testing to people without symptoms is helping to identify Leicester citizens who could be passing the virus to others without knowing. The city council-run operation has been going for around...
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Libraries and arts organisations across the county are being transformed through local company Buzzing Roots' new project Overgrown City. The aim is to redecorate their windows to recreate an enchanted forest and they are inviting the...