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3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

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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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6 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

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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6 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Swadlincote nursery told it is still not good enough

A SWADLINCOTE nursery is well on the way to regaining 'good' status, bosses have insisted despite another disappointing inspection report.

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10 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

A5 works will mean traffic hell until 2015

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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Thu Aug 21, 2014

This is Derbyshire

Apprentice Adam Blanksby brews up a career in Derby beer industry

Derventio Brewery in Derby has appointed its first apprentice and is one of many businesses looking to the future, with the help of Derby College, as it does so.

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Hinckley Times

Concerns raised over Lychgate Lane hedges

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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BBC News

Teacher punched and swore at pupils

David Foster, a former science teacher at Derby Moor Community Sports College, admitted swearing and making sexual comments in the classroom.

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This Is Leicestershire

GCSE day: Leicester teenager whose dad was killed says 'he would...

A teenager who has celebrated GCSE success two years after his father was killed in a street attack has said: "I know my dad would be so proud."

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Nottingham Evening Post

City pub Sir John Borlase Warren hailed as pouring the perfect...

The Sir John Borlase Warren in Canning Circus has been recognised as having the best cellar in the East Midlands and East Anglia in the regional stage of the Great British Pub Awards 2014.

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Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Celebrations as pupils pick up GCSE results

Casterton Business and Enterprise College pupils celebrate their 2014 GCSE results.

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