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2 hrs ago | BBC News

Three jailed for laser pilot attacks

Three men who used laser pens to dazzle pilots coming in to land at East Midlands Airport have been jailed.

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2 hrs ago | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Oakham club Royce Rangers to celebrate 40th anniversary

Chairman Chris Green, said: "All supporters, followers and families of players both old and new are invited to come along and enjoy this great landmark.

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3 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

Villagers fighting to save mature trees which face the axe

The thief went into the Carphone Warehouse shop on Friday around 11am singing "low cost phones" repeatedly before threatening staff and an elderly customer, grabbing eight phones and walking out of the store The fledgling club, which came into being after the demise of Hinckley United with crippling debts last October, now have a Step 5 facility ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

Cardiff teenager found dead in university student halls

The two sides of Welsh rugby's civil war will get together later this month in a bid to resolve their feud Former X Factor stars Rhydian Roberts and Lucie Jones are set to strike a chord with Welsh rugby fans this Easter Sunday when they perform at Judgement Day II Police were called to Dhelcy Mae Caberte's room just after midnight on Monday ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Day centres in Rutland could close as council explores its options

The centres, which are run by charity Age UK, are funded by Rutland County Council at a cost of A 82,000 per year.

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9 hrs ago | Lutterworth Today

Road closure notice for Bottle Kicking

The county council has granted the closure of several roads in Hallaton to allow for the Bottle Kicking event on Easter Monday, April 21. While the traditional parades take place through the village streets, the roads on the route will also be temporarily closed for the duration of the parade before being reopened.

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10 hrs ago | This Is Exeter

Transfer rumours: Julien Brandt to Man U, Casemiro to Arsenal,...

However, he was close to leaving for Cardiff City at the end the end of January, until the then prospective owner Massimo Cellino blocked the move.

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12 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

Two burglars raided house as students watched TV

Cox , of Rupert Brooke Road, Loughborough, and Donald , of Wordsworth Road, Loughborough, were sentenced at Leicester Crown Court Joshua Cox and Alexander Donald were then chased by one of the students, who realised intruders were on the premises, in Goods Yard Close, Loughborough.

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13 hrs ago | Lutterworth Today

Take a look at Easter art trail and exhibition

Beth and Tom Pedler, of Harborough, by the Open Tomb display at the Easter Experience exhibition at Harborough Baptist Church last year People are being invited to walk the trail and visit the different displays for the Easter Exploration exhibition which will be at all the churches in town from 10am to 3pm.

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14 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

North Leicestershire Footbal League: Ingles take Premier Division...

Hard-fought: Sileby Saints' Matthew Jurkowski uses an interesting technique to keep Greenhill Reserves' Sean Mead at bay during their clash in Division Two of the North Leicestershire League.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

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The Top 10 British Light Heavyweights of All Time

"You weighed 168 pounds, you were beautiful - you could have been another Billy Conn," words from On the Waterfront and one of cinema's most indelible scenes.

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Burton Mail

Sue Hawley-Smith at her home in Field View, Woodville

Sue and Emma Hawley-Smith have been told they will have to find up to 20,000 to reinforce the edge of their property, in Woodville, which is teetering precariously over a former railway line.

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Hinckley Times

Fundraisers hit their target 33 times over

The thief went into the Carphone Warehouse shop on Friday around 11am singing "low cost phones" repeatedly before threatening staff and an elderly customer, grabbing eight phones and walking out of the store The fledgling club, which came into being after the demise of Hinckley United with crippling debts last October, now have a Step 5 facility ... (more)

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Hinckley Times

Fire crews kept busy over the last few days

The thief went into the Carphone Warehouse shop on Friday around 11am singing "low cost phones" repeatedly before threatening staff and an elderly customer, grabbing eight phones and walking out of the store The fledgling club, which came into being after the demise of Hinckley United with crippling debts last October, now have a Step 5 facility ... (more)

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Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Mark property and deter thieves with police sessions around Bourne and Stamford

Free cycle marking sessions will take place in the Burghley Centre car park in Bourne from 10am until 4pm on Saturday.

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IcLoughborough

Taxi rank picture stirs memories of one driver

"My dad started the taxi business after the Second World War and my mum helped him get his first licence from Loughborough Council" The picture of the Loughborough Taxi Association rank in Market Place during the 1950s was found by Charnwood Borough Council's licencing manager Andy Fox while clearing out a desk drawer ready for retirement.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Movers & Shakers: Futura Park John Lewis at home store welcomes Sabrina Murphy as manager

The John Lewis at home store at Futura Park in Ipswich has welcomed Sabrina Murphy as its new branch manager.

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This Is Leicestershire

Fosse Park shopping centre up for sale

Popular place: Fosse Park has 40 stores, including big names like Next and Boots, and attracts 12 million customers a year Fosse Park shopping centre could be sold to a new owner in a deal worth hundreds of millions of pounds.

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This Is Leicestershire

Tailors Coleman & Son to shut down after 95 years

The end of an era is nigh for a family business, with the announcement a bespoke tailors is to close after 95 years.

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This Is Leicestershire

1,300 sign petition to save Evington's Santander

Making their case: Keith Vaz MP accepts a petition against the closure of Santander's branch in Downing Drive, Evington More than 1,300 people have signed a petition calling on banking giant Santander not to close their nearest branch.

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