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8 min ago | Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Public sector strike brings day of disruption for residents

Public services around Hucknall and Bulwell are facing widespread disruption today as public service workers strike over pay and other concerns.

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1 hr ago | Harborough Today

Chris and Tony scoop gold at garden show

A garden designer from the Lutterworth area scooped a gold award and the coveted Best in Show title at this year's Gardeners' World Live event.

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2 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Swadlincote school pupils take work experience selfies - SLIDESHOW

MOST youngsters heading out on work experience normally would have their minds set on making cups of tea but, at one South Derbyshire school, pupils were told to mark the occasion in a different way - by taking a selfie.

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3 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

Kidnap terror as woman is forced into car and driven away

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at The festival aims to bring some of the best art, music and drama to the heart of Market Bosworth for a couple of weeks in the summer ... (more)

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3 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

Families are being priced out of the area

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at The festival aims to bring some of the best art, music and drama to the heart of Market Bosworth for a couple of weeks in the summer ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Spotlight on 'at risk' heritage monuments - SLIDESHOW

A DETAILED report has shone a light on a raft of buildings and monuments which are described as being 'at risk'.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lutterworth Today

Demolition plan is lodged for school

Plans to demolish a village primary school in the Harborough area which was closed due to a lack of pupils have been lodged by Northamptonshire County Council officers.

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Newsday

Plans submitted for ex-colliery site

Daw Mill Colliery, near Nuneaton, closed in March 2013 with the loss of 650 jobs following an underground fire.

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Goal.com

Nugent pens two-year extension at Leicester

The former England striker has extended his stay at the King Power Stadium ahead of the Foxes' return to the top-flight in 2014-15, having hit 20 league goals last season Leicester City striker David Nugent has signed a two-year contract extension with the Premier League newcomers.

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Burton Mail

Audi owners in car theft warning

Leicestershire Police has reported that dozens Audi cars have had their front windows smashed and gloves boxes searched in just two weeks in North West Leicestershire - and detectives now fear that the thieves might be getting set to cross the border into South Derbyshire.

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Emile Heskey and his Ghanaian wife Chantelle Tagoe go back to school at a fancy dress party

The former Liverpool, Leicester and England striker, who now lives and plays in Australia, attended the party dressed as a schoolboy, with Tagoe, whom he married earlier this year, uploading the pics to Instagram.

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Hinckley Times

Two year fund-raising campaign puts lifesaving device in heart of village

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at The festival aims to bring some of the best art, music and drama to the heart of Market Bosworth for a couple of weeks in the summer ... (more)

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Newsday

Council acts after abuse allegations

All 21 residents of a care home at the centre of ill-treatment allegations are to be moved into new accommodation, Leicester City Council has said.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Adrian Mole Musical To Premiere At Curve, March 2015

With book and lyrics by Jake Brunger and music and lyrics by Pippa Cleary , this new musical of Sue Townsend 's best seller will open on 17 March 2015, with previews from 7 March, and runs until 4 April.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Van and people carrier crash in Ayston Road, Uppingham

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The Chronicle Herald

The X-Man Next Door

Colin Furze of Stamford, England, with his homemade pulse jet engine. Furze, a record-setting backyard inventor, goes to great lengths to make himself a like comic book superhero and has a large following on YouTube.

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Hinckley Times

Gallery: Blimp gives a new perspective on Hinckley

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at The festival aims to bring some of the best art, music and drama to the heart of Market Bosworth for a couple of weeks in the summer ... (more)

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Hinckley Times

Thieves target Audi cars across Leicestershire

Over the last few weeks a number of Audi cars across the county have been targeted by thieves who smash the front window and search the glove box Audi owners are being warned not to leave anything valuable in their vehicles after a spate of unusual break-ins.

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The Toronto Star

Running bulls injure three at Spain's San Fermin festival in Pamplona

Three people were injured, one seriously, as thousands of daredevils raced alongside six fighting bulls in the second running of the bulls at Spain's world-famous San Fermin festival Tuesday.

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24dash

Work is underway on Brooklands Gardens

Key partners in the multi-million pound development Brooklands Gardens celebrate the start on site of Seven Locks Housing's flagship extra care scheme.

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