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15 min ago | Switched

Ancient Roman Tiles Marked With Dog Paw Prints Unearthed In England

The paw prints and hoof prints of a few meddlesome animals have been preserved for posterity on ancient Roman tiles recently discovered by archaeologists in England.

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3 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

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The Bull's Head, in Countesthorpe, and the Bull's Head, in Stoney Stanton, were targeted in a police "test purchase'' operation Two pubs were caught selling alcohol to a 14-year-old girl who was taking part in an undercover police sting.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Hinckley Times

Readers have their say on bus station development

The building was sold for A 475,000 to Diamond Red Limited - a Leicester-based housing developer who plans to convert the offices into residential homes Scouting For Girls have been announced as headliners of the event, which will also feature DJ Lisa Lashes and The Rifles It seems from comments on our Facebook page that people are united in their ... (more)

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BBC News

The tale of the lion and the spa break

Saturday, as you'll surely need no reminding, is International Circus Day. Author Jeremy Clay delves into the Victorian newspaper archives to unearth a tale of a travelling menagerie, an escaped lion, and a Welsh holidaymaker on a spa stay that proved rather less than stress-free.

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Hinckley Times

Town museum all set for start of new season

The building was sold for A 475,000 to Diamond Red Limited - a Leicester-based housing developer who plans to convert the offices into residential homes Scouting For Girls have been announced as headliners of the event, which will also feature DJ Lisa Lashes and The Rifles Museum volunteers have been working hard during the close season to prepare ... (more)

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This is Derbyshire

Controversial plans for homes on Derby garages sites win approval

John Bain, of Alum Close, has argued that if Derby Homes advertised its garages it could make thousands of pounds a year from them.

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This Is Leicestershire

Triple triumph is achieved at Director of the Year awards

Along with two highly-commended awards and a judge's special recognition, it made the county the best overall performer in the region.

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Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Egg-straordinary effort by bikers and firefighters

Bikers from across the county, including one from Hucknall, all took part in the annual Easter Egg Run organised by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.

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Mirror.co.uk

East Midlands hit by SECOND earthquake 24 hours after 3.2 magnitude tremor

Initial data released by the British Geological Survey said the latest quake struck the Oakham area at around 7.50am today.

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This Is Leicestershire

Belgrave Hall shows off its 'spring clean'

Cracking day out: Makenzie Murray, eight, of Thurmaston, won a prize for his egg design at Belgrave Hall's family event An Easter 'eggstravaganza' complete with egg-hunt, egg-rolling, craft sessions and other egg-related activities provided fun for all ages in the grounds of newly-revamped Belgrave Hall.

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This Is Leicestershire

Decision on Richard after holiday

A decision on whether the University of Leicester's Richard III exhumation licence is valid or not is expected to be made soon after Easter.

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This Is Leicestershire

Visitors' flora fun making arrangements at Evington Park

Now spring is in the air and in the garden a special event at a park gave visitors some expert advice about bringing a touch of hand-made natural beauty into their homes.

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This Is Leicestershire

Sue Townsend funeral service will be at De Montfort Hall

Relatives of Sue Townsend have paid tribute to the author and announced her funeral service will be held at Leicester's De Montfort Hall.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

IcLoughborough

Workmates at Yeates'

He says he worked behind the doors pictured in the photo as commercial mechanic at the time this picture was taken Picture from coach cleaning company Yates in Derby Road, Loughborough.

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Hinckley Times

Big Boro Festival set to wow the crowds in May

The building was sold for A 475,000 to Diamond Red Limited - a Leicester-based housing developer who plans to convert the offices into residential homes The fledgling club, which came into being after the demise of Hinckley United with crippling debts last October, now have a Step 5 facility available thanks to a groundshare deal with Heather St ... (more)

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Live Science

In Photos: Animal Prints on Ancient Roman Tiles

The tiles, which could be nearly 2,000 years old, date back to Britain's early Roman era.

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This Is Leicestershire

Protest as residents fear for future of Westcotes library

Leicester City Council has said it needs to reorganise how it used its community properties in the Braunstone and Rowley Fields, West End and Western Park areas.

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Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Bulwell knife murder man jailed for life

Joshua Davey, 21, of Deptford Crescent, Bulwell, stabbed Danny Parekh 16 times at a play area off Oakleigh Street, in Old Basford, Nottingham, on Sunday 8th July 2012.

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Ilkeston Advertiser

Shop owner foots a A 3,500 fine for planning offences

A shop owner has been fined 3,500 after pleading guilty to failing to comply with enforcement notices served on him by the council.

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IcLoughborough

Jazz legend at Junction 23

"There was a round dance room with live goldfish hanging from the ceiling. I'm not sure what the RSCPCA would make of that today!" Humphrey Lyttelton pictured performing at the Junction 23 club in Ashby Road, Loughborough in February 1985.

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