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4 hrs ago | Star Tribune

English inventor is the X-Man next door

He has harnessed the powers of X-Men superheroes, rocketing himself to YouTube stardom.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, United Kingdom, World News, Lincolnshire County, England, Northamptonshire County, England, Metal, Wolverine

10 hrs ago | Switched

The Real-Life Set Locations Of Classic Summer Movies, All On One Fancy Map

Creative wizards at Pinterest have concocted the ultimate guide to real-life sets from our favorite summer films.

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Related Topix: Family, Hook, Adventure, Comedy Movies, Travel, us Travel, North America Travel, Chicago Travel, Georgia, World News, Nottinghamshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom, The Shining, Thriller, Horror Movies, Greater London County, England, Essex County, England

13 hrs ago | Harborough Today

VIDEO: Festival a huge draw for music fans

A record crowd turned out to enjoy more than 20 different music acts during the sixth annual Lubstock festival last week.

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17 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

Soap box derby is runaway success

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 Resin - made up of Sime, James, Chez, Sev and Danny - will be performing at the renowned Bloodstock festival in August as well as ... (more)

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Goal.com

Leicester City duo Moore & Schlupp pen new deals

The pair will remain at the King Power Stadium until at least 2017 after playing key roles in the Foxes' promotion back to the top flight in the 2013-14 campaign Leicester City academy products Liam Moore and Jeff Schlupp have signed new three-year deals as the club prepares for their Premier League return.

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Hinckley Times

Cash pot allocated for village causes

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 Resin - made up of Sime, James, Chez, Sev and Danny - will be performing at the renowned Bloodstock festival in August as well as ... (more)

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Hinckley Times

Furever Friends: Spots needs a new patch

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 Resin - made up of Sime, James, Chez, Sev and Danny - will be performing at the renowned Bloodstock festival in August as well as ... (more)

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Harborough Today

Grand opening for ice cream palour

An ice cream parlour has created a special corset-themed sundae to celebrate its grand opening in Harborough on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, United Kingdom

Burton Mail

Burton and Swadlincote firms enjoy place on international success list

TWO firms from Burton and South Debryshire have been highlighted in new list of the fastest growing firms in terms of international sales.

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Burton Mail

Swadlincote Crimestoppers

LAST week we received quite a few calls and the information has been passed on to the officers in the cases.

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Lutterworth Today

Young people's charity stalwart to be made an MBE

A dedicated Harborough district man who has been involved with a Leicestershire young people's charity for more than 30 years has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Hinckley Times

Teachers, firemen and council staff strike over pay

Members from Unison, GMB, Unite, the National Union of Teachers, the Fire Brigades Union and the Public and Commercial Services Union will walk out today over pay and pensionsPolitics School closures, reduced fire services and cancelled driving tests are just some of the possible outcomes that might occur from today's public sector strike.

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Mansfield Chad

'Show-off' death driver could be given day release from jail

A reckless driver who killed a father-to-be while showing off behind the wheel to his girlfriend could be let out on day release - less than 12 months after he was jailed for five years.

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Hinckley Times

Church fun runners off to a gallop

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

'Ill-treatment' care home closes

The owner of a care home where four staff were arrested over allegations of ill treatment has decided to close it to all residents.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Liam Bailey Set to Release Debut Album 'Definitely Now' via Sony Masterworks 8/19

UK soul/rock singer Liam Bailey will release his debut album Definitely Now on Flying Buddha/Sony Masterworks.

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Related Topix: Sam Cooke, Black Entertainment, Soul, World News, Nottinghamshire County, England, Derbyshire County, England, United Kingdom,

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Call to befriend lonely elderly people in Rutland

Befrienders need only spare an hour a week to make a difference to the lives of an elderly person who lives in isolation EMN-140907-152326001 Age UK Leicestershire and Rutland will be putting out a "Kitchener-style call" to residents urging them to befriend isolated elderly in their neighbourhoods.

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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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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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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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