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12 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

A day in photos

Players and staff from Everton Football Club arrive in Bangkok to play a friendly match against fellow English Premier League side Leicester City this Sunday.

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16 hrs ago | UKClimbing.com

Whitwick Quarry [Leicestershire, England]

Crag features A once mighty quarry with 20m routes - now sadly filled in. Some boulder problems on the remaining tips as an echo of former glories.

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20 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

Sex line postman given community order

Burton, 32, admitted in police interview he had a A 20 a day weed habit and had smoked a spliff before travelling by taxi to his ex-girlfriend Aimee Radley's house in Hinckley 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 ... (more)

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22 hrs ago | Lutterworth Today

Broadband group unimpressed by BT's offering

The Welland Valley Broadband Group, which is battling for faster internet speeds for several villages in the south-east area of Harborough district as well as some villages on the Harborough-Northamptonshie border, met with BT chiefs last week to hear what the firm is prepared to do to improve the broadband situation in their areas.

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22 hrs ago | Harborough Today

Broadband group unimpressed by BT's offering

The Welland Valley Broadband Group, which is battling for faster internet speeds for several villages in the south-east area of Harborough district as well as some villages on the Harborough-Northamptonshie border, met with BT chiefs last week to hear what the firm is prepared to do to improve the broadband situation in their areas.

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Yesterday | Bakery & Snacks

Hovis bakery to close with loss of 200 jobs

The closure was part of plans to streamline breadmaking operations, said Hovis Limited - a joint venture between Premier Foods and the US Gores Group.

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Yesterday | Lutterworth Today

Free Christmas car parking could return

He said: "Last year we had three free parking Saturdays leading up to Christmas, and they brought a real feelgood factor to the area.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Nottingham Evening Post

Secret to a long life? 'I just get on with it' says 100-year-old

WATCHING German bombers snarl over Beeston as she cradled her newly-born son sticks out in the mind of Norah Hicken, who is reflecting on a lifetime of memories as she turns 100 this weekend.

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Burton Mail

Ambulance made up of washing machines and fridges to be displayed...

AN ambulance made up of illegally discarded fridges and washing machines is to be displayed in a town centre as a council aims to highlight its fly-tipping emergency.

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Burton Mail

Swadlincote raid investigation still taking place

Derbyshire Police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward to help find whoever stole A 3,000 from gaming machines at the Sir Nigel Gresley, based on The Delph, in Swadlincote, on Monday, July 14. Inspector Nigel Lidsey insisted that people should feel no threat to their safety, but officers were doing 'everything in their power' to bring ... (more)

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Hinckley Times

Musical talent gives charity concert a lift

Neighbour tells court that young mum was shouting for help from the front window and said "he's going to kill me" before she fell from the window clutching her baby son to her chest 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 ... (more)

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Boston Standard

'Poor attitude' to health and safety lands poultry firm and contractors in hot water

A poultry farm and four of its contractors have been fined due to their 'poor attitude to health and safety' and 'neglect of duties' after workers were caught on a roof without taking proper safety precautions.

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Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Small Talk at Leenside WI

An extremely fascinating and informative talk was presented to the members of Hucknall Women's Institute recently when Janet and Chris Smith Of Selston were the speakers.

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Lutterworth Today

Anger as plans for waste plant get go-ahead

Furious residents yelled "shame on you" from the public gallery as councillors approved two controversial green power schemes for a rural site in the district.

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Salisbury Journal

Major accomplishment

A STAFF officer at Bulford-based Headquarters 3rd Division has been winning events at the 2014 Royal Tournament held at Melton Mowbray.

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Rutland and Stamford Mercury

504 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force ato receive Freedom of Entry to Oakham

Service personel from 504 Squadron Royal Auxiliary Air Force are soon to be given the Freedom of Entry to Oakham.

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Lutterworth Today

Firms urged to back First World War re-enactment day

Town centre businesses are being urged to get behind an event to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Burton Mail

Voting reminders to be issued in NW Leics

VOTERS in North West Leicestershire are being reminded to confirm they are still on the electoral register after changes were made to the registration system.

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Hinckley Times

Taking on the Great Wall of China in mum's memory

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

War plane could fly again

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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