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1 hr ago | This Is Leicestershire

School reveals its 26m revamp

Features of the new school include an outdoor amphitheatre and performance space, a dedicated sixth-form area, drama studios and a large hall with pull-out tiered seating.

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1 hr ago | Burton Mail

Carpenter's Tough Task

Mail reader and wildlife fanatic Jim Duffy captured this stunning close-up shot of the insect, which is usually seen in southern Europe, in his garden.

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4 hrs ago | Lutterworth Today

New Rainbows shop opens its doors in Harborough

Children's hospice Rainbows opened its new charity shop in Harborough yesterday morning with patron and snooker personality Willie Thorne on cue to do the official honours.

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4 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

Concerts honour wartime service

The event, at Curve, is being put on by the Lord Lieutenant of Leicestershire, Jennifer, Lady Gretton, and will include favourites from the period, from music hall classic It's a Long Way to Tipperary to Edward Elgar tunes performed by a brass band.

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4 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

Cases at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Carla Hamilton , of Brightwell Drive, Leicester Forest East, was found guilty in her absence of failing to give information relating to the identity of a driver believed to have committed an offence on March 26. She was fined 600, with 85 costs and a 60 victim surcharge and six points were put on her driving licence.

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8 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

Leicester school sites may be sold off for 1 to provide...

Former school sites worth about A 250,000 are to be sold for nominal sums so they can be developed to provide affordable housing.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Harborough Today

Sisters give birth on the same day

Two sisters from the Harborough district defied the odds to give their family a double celebration by both giving birth on the same day.

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Hinckley Times

Back to the 80s: The Hinckley Times motor and fashion show in 1989...

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Newsday

Burial space work set to begin

Leicester City Council said it was looking at sites suitable for the creation of a new cemetery in the city Work is set to begin to create more burial space at a Leicester cemetery as part of plans to meet demand over the next century.

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Arsenal FC

Team news: Latest updates for Leicester

Arsne Wenger has given the latest team news ahead of Sunday's trip to Leicester City.

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Hinckley Times

French set to invade town after national focus on Hinckley

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This Is Leicestershire

The First Great Escape

Breakout: Private John Richardson found this photograph while looking through some of his old belongings in the 1960s.

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Harborough Today

Chase is on to snap up homes

Housebuilder Ben Bailey Homes is urging potential buyers in Leicestershire to move quickly if they want to secure their dream family home at the The Chase development in Harborough.

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Hinckley Times

Diver dies in Welsh quarry accident

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Burton Mail

Police and youngsters hold special meeting

POLICE chiefs in North West Leicestershire met with young people to discuss policy issues at the first Youth Police Advisory Group meeting.

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This Is Leicestershire

Golf: Craig Shave and Tom James share top prize in County PGA...

Leicestershire pair Craig Shave and Tom James, pictured right, shared the honours in the pro-medal section of the County PGA Joules pro-am at Market Harborough.

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Business News

PHOTO: Leicester City unveil Esteban Cambiasso, squad number confirmed

Cambiasso signs on a free transfer after being released from Inter in June, and has been awarded the squad number 19, the club confirmed and may yet be available for this weekend's Premier League match against Arsenal.

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Hinckley Times

Villager saves teenager's life twice

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Ilkeston Advertiser

Withdrawal of flat plans is welcomed

A planning application to build 14 flats at land leading on to Hickings Lane Recreation Ground in Stapleford has been withdrawn.

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This Is Leicestershire

The latest entries in our Natural World photo competition

He said: "I thought it was a rat at first and it came scurrying out and jumped up on to the bird table, which it had obviously had a lot of practice at.

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