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17 min ago | IcLoughborough
It's seven points out of nine for Foxes so far as they followed up an opening day win with a 1-1 draw against local rivals Leicester Ladies. Destiny launched at over 11,000 midnight openings around the world, as fans in over 178 countries shared their fervour on YouTube and in social media.
4 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune
This is an undated file photo released by the University of Leicester, England, of remains found underneath a car park in September 2012 in Leicester, which have been declared "beyond reasonable doubt" to be the long lost remains of England's King Richard III, missing for 500 years. Since the skeleton of the 15th-century king was discovered, scientists have done numerous studies.
6 hrs ago | Harborough Today
Harborough district girls celebrated the Big Brownie Birthday in style earlier this summer with huge simultaneous stop-overs at different venues in the region. Girls from the Market Harborough Brownies' units took part in sleepovers at the county girlguiding campsite centre at Topstones near Tilton-on-the-Hill in the Harborough district, at Conkers in Derbyshire, Snibston Discover Park in Coalville and the National Space Centre in Leicester as part of a special adventure to mark the centenary of the Brownies movement.
10 hrs ago | Hinckley Times
Hinckley Library will face a reduction in hours if approved by councillors - but smaller libraries have had a stay of execution while alternatives are explored 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 Stand Up and Rock tour, the Midlands funnyman will be at the Stockwell Head venue on September 19 and 20 with his Stand Up and Rock tour During her illness, with her immune system at rock bottom, the Norths could not risk taking Lilly to the park or other public spaces to play for fear of her catching an infection Lilly North, from Earl Shilton, second from right, who is recovering from cancer, in her new garden designed and donated by Chris Cooper Hayes, left, and a team of trade and volunteer ... (more)
14 hrs ago | Burton Mail
Mainline Energy, based in Hearthcote Road, Swadlincote, handed the energy saving equipment to Lullington Park Cricket Club free of charge in a bid to help the clubhouse, based in Edingale Lane, benefit not only from cheaper electricity but also generate an additional income by exporting power back to the National Grid. In summer months, the club uses sizeable catering and cellar cooler equipment in addition to CCTV, then, as the autumn season draws in, security lighting equipment must also be powered.
15 hrs ago | Harborough Today
The police station in Market Harborough is being closed to members of the public for up to four months while modernisation work is finished. The front desk service at the station in Leicester Road is being suspended for approximately 16 weeks, while the A 129,000 scheme is completed.
15 hrs ago | Burton Mail
A PET store in Swadlincote is organising a relief campaign to help feed animals left homeless following the devastating blaze in Manchester which killed up to 60 dogs. Phoenix Pet Foods, in Rink Drive, has started a week-long fund-raising effort in a bid to raise as much money as possible for Manchester Dogs' Home, which was destroyed in a suspected arson attack.
16 hrs ago | Hinckley Times
Hinckley Library will face a reduction in hours if approved by councillors - but smaller libraries have had a stay of execution while alternatives are explored 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 Stand Up and Rock tour, the Midlands funnyman will be at the Stockwell Head venue on September 19 and 20 with his Stand Up and Rock tour For the first time in its history, school inspectors have rated Holliers Walk as "Good", the second-highest grading that can be awarded Holliers Walk Primary School pupils and headteacher Cath Allison celebrate their school being graded Good by Ofsted inspectors.
20 hrs ago | Burton Mail
BUDDING snapper Luke Chadbourne captured this amazing picture of last week's supermoon above his house in Berry Hedge Lane, Winshill. The phenomenon occurs when a full or a new moon makes its closest approach to the Earth on its elliptical orbit.
RESIDENTS from North West Leicestershire are being urged by , Andrew Bridgen MP, to take part in Blood Pressure UK's 'Know Your Number! Week' and undertake a free blood pressure check which might save their life. Andrew Bridgen MP said: "High blood pressure is the UK's biggest silent killer, being responsible for 60 per cent of strokes and 40 per cent of heart attacks and is also a risk factor for heart disease, kidney disease and dementia.
Villagers right on the border of Wales and England have been giving their views on what the outcome of the Scottish referendum might mean to them. Whether yes or no, it is believed the vote will have consequences for how governments work in other parts of the United Kingdom.
New plans could finally end a decade of speculation about the future of children's heart services at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital . A consultation paper on the long-term shape of congenital heart services across the UK was launched by NHS England on Monday.
Tina Holt, right, explains the benefits of the insulation materials used in her 'Passivhaus' to Jane Browne, left, and Sarah Vernau, both from West Bridgford, at the open day. Gabrielle Stenson, archive assistant at the Nottinghamshire Archives, dresses as a nurse to mark the centenary of the Great War and is pictured with her parents Anne and Roy Stenson, of East Leake.
SCHOOLS will get the chance to educate students on food and how it gets onto their plates when a popular supermarket launches a new scheme. Morrison's is setting up an Academy of Food, which will be used to teach children about how the food on supermarket shelves gets there .
Market Harborough's flagship arts festival has made a triumphant comeback to the town centre after a four year absence. Arts Fresco returned at the weekend bringing vivid life and colour to the streets of Harborough in a cascade of performing arts, dance and sculpture.
Moores Estate Agents, which has offices in Oakham, Uppingham and Stamford, will host a make an offer weekend across its patch. Sellers can sign up throughout September to be involved.
These are the results from recent hearings at magistrates' courts around the area. We do not carry minor speeding offences.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 09:10 pm
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