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2 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

Oadby and Wigston shops team up to tackle crime

Retailers in Oadby and Wigston have joined a Neighbourhood Watch-style group which will link them to each other by radio.

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6 hrs ago | Lutterworth Today

Labour picks its man to fight the next election

Cllr Meghani is a Leicester City councillor for the Beaumont Leys area of Leicester and serves on the court of Leicester University.

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10 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

Man accused of murdering pal Christopher Penman 'had made death...

Gary Daniel said the threat was not taken seriously at the time and the alleged victim, Christopher Penman, had laughed it off.

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10 hrs ago | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

County council approves changes to parking restrictions in Rutland

Among the changes they agreed were the introduction of no parking over and beyond Swooning Bridge on Uppingham Road, Oakham, and a residents-only parking scheme for the Edmonton Way estate and Vicarage Road area.

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11 hrs ago | Harborough Today

Crowd goes potty for snooker during Loros charity fundraiser

A great night of fun, laughter and snooker was had on Saturday night in the Harborough district when legendary snooker champions Steve Davis and John Parrot made a visit to Leicester Grammar School Hall.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Surrey Advertiser

Great British Bake-Off winner lines up for Woking festival

The Bake-Off 2013 winner is due to judge the baking competition at this year's Woking Food and Drink Festival, next month Frances Quinn, winner of The Great British Bake-Off 2013, who will be appearing at Woking Food and Drink Festival The latest winner of The Great British Bake-Off will star at Woking Food and Drink Festival to demonstrate how ... (more)

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Mirror.co.uk

Kate McCann's torment that Madeleine won't be starting...

Kate told a close pal: "It's such a big step and she would have been so excited.

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Nottingham Evening Post

Morrisons opens Nottingham train station shop

The store, which launched this following three months of development, is part of the A 50m redevelopment of the station.

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Lutterworth Today

Rugby club gets ready for anniversary match

As the First World War song almost says: "It's a long way to Pontardawe." Nevertheless 100 years ago in 1914, with the war already raging, the touring side from the Swansea Valley in south Wales travelled the 180 miles or so by road to Lutterworth for a rugby match.

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This Is Leicestershire

VIDEO: Leicestershire motorcyclist pulls record-breaking 180mph...

If you have ever pulled a wheelie on your bicycle and been proud of your achievement, just imagine how Steve Warner feels.

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SkyRide cycling event: Road closures and partial closures on event route from 6am until 6pm on Sunday only.

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samba sets up the city for festival

Project manager Sam Javid said: "We were really excited to bring this event to Leicester.

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This Is Leicestershire

Mercury photo competition: Beautiful from gloom to zoom

From animals in the wild to rolling landscapes, photographers have been enjoying the great outdoors for our latest photography competition.

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Harborough Today

Turbine planning policy is criticised

A proposal to build a 64-metre high wind turbine in the countryside has been condemned by a local parish council as introducing "an alien structure to a tranquil rural setting".

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This Is Leicestershire

The arts are coming home

The gallery will open as an extension of the Embrace Arts building in Lancaster Road, which is run by the University of Leicester, and will be free to enter.

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Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Plea to name men who carried out homophobic attack on Oakham woman

A woman has called on the Oakham community to name the men who left her with a fractured cheekbone in a homophobic attack.

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Business News

Leicester join race for Portuguese striker

Leicester City have joined the chase for Portuguese striker Hugo Almeida as Nigel Pearson looks to add some experience to his side.

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IcLoughborough

Bloom bid to honour our fallen heroes

A VITAL unbeaten 48 from Matt Ellis, aided by the rest of the Sileby tail end, saw them through to what seemed an unlikely win over Leicester Ivanhoe's 1st XI in their Premier League fixture at Mill Lane.

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This Is Leicestershire

Barwell bid for first win

LAST TIME: Barwell's Luke Barlone is brought down but holds on to the ball against FC Manchester, as Nigel Julian closes in Coalville hope to give themselves an early-season pick-up after a hat-trick of late goals left them shell-shocked in midweek.

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Hinckley Times

Knights clash as war returns to Bosworth field

Her dream date was actually a conman based in Nigeria who was also scamming hundreds of other women from across the UK 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 As part of his ... (more)

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