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Local news for Leicester, England continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Woman whose leg was amputated by New York taxi speaks out a year after ordeal

'I was ready to give up': Woman whose leg was amputated after New York taxi ploughed into her speaks out a year after ordeal A British tourist who lost her lower leg after a New York taxi ploughed into her, has revealed she was 'ready to give up' moments after the crash.

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8 hrs 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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12 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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15 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

Caribbean News Now!

Commentary: G8 Summits: Failing paradigm of global governance

By D. Markie Spring The G8 Summit is only empty promises, enormous power and influence! Moreover, this forum comprises governments from eight of the world's most powerful economies relative to nominal gross domestic product with higher human development index: Great Britain, Germany, Japan, Italy, Canada, France, Russia and the US, and includes a ... (more)

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This Is Leicestershire

Cases at Leicester Magistrates' Court

Mohomed Vali-Mahomed , of Broad Avenue, Evington, Leicester, admitted driving without insurance on January 18. He was fined A 225 and had six points put on his licence.

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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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Thu Aug 28, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

'Everyone should learn first aid techniques which saved my life'

For Mr Ghadiali, 66, collapsed during a gym session and staff immediately used CPR and a defibrillator to revive him.

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This Is Leicestershire

NHS Jarrow marchers to reach county at the weekend

The 300-mile People's March involves a group of about 60 women marching from Jarrow, in the north east, to London to lobby Parliament over changes in the health service.

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This Is Leicestershire

Eyres Monsell man jailed for dealing cannabis

Kevin Pryor pleaded guilty to possessing 84 grams of the class B drug, with intent to supply it, on November 11. Leicester Crown Court was told officers executed a search warrant at Pryor's then-home in Sturdee Road, Eyres Monsell.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Leicester City to launch loan bid for Ghana striker Abdul-Majeed Waris

Ghana striker Abdul-Majeed Waris could join his compatriot Jeffrey Schlupp at Leicester City as the English side are keen on signing the attacker by next week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hinckley Times

Threat to cut budget of charity for the blind

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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This Is Leicestershire

Silversmith has gem of a future

Just off the M1, in the depths of Cotesbach, near Lutterworth, lies a small community that is buzzing with creativity.

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This Is Leicestershire

Heritage groups argue why the Empire must strike back

News of the proposed demolition of the historic Empire Hotel, on Leicester's Fosse Road North, has caused a great deal of controversy.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

On Social Marketing and Social Change

A Farewell to Lord Richard Attenborough

PROTIP: Press 'i' to view the image gallery, 'v' to view the video gallery, or 'r' to view a random entry.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90Actor-director Richard...

OCTOBER 21: Lord Richard Attenborough attends the 'Closing The Ring' premiere at the Odeon West End as part of the BFI 51st London Film Festival on October 21, 2007 in London, England.

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Goal.com

Cambiasso snubs Leicester move

The veteran Argentine midfielder had been in advanced talks with the Foxes but could not agree terms and will now look to join another English side EXCLUSIVE By William Joyce Esteban Cambiasso has rejected the chance to join Leicester City , Goal understands.

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The Alternative Press

Richard III Comes to Westfield's Mindowaskin Park Labor Day Weekend

Last year, archeologists found the remains what they believe to be King Richard III buried far beneath a parking lot in Leicester, England.

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Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Robert E. Johnson, president, Becker College

Becker College traces its roots back to the 1784 founding of Leicester Academy, when its charter was signed by John Hancock and Samuel Adams.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

Here it is, a bumper bank holiday weekend of fun

Left, participants in previous years' Sky Ride and mela Tomorrow, thousands of cyclists will make their way around the city centre for the sixth annual Sky Ride, while Cold War jets take centre stage at Bruntingthorpe Airfield.

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