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'Super Head' takes on top role at village school
Victoria Musgrave has taken up the role at Abbots Bromley School, which was the very first Woodard School for girls.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Dance school pupils do it 'Gangnam Style'
Pupils from the Pat Miller School of Dance turned out in force to entertain the crowds at the Rolleston Community Day.
This Is Leicestershire
Leicester Mercury commented What happened to localism? It's the developers calling the shots
North West Leicestershire District Council has been valiantly trying to defend its plans for future housing in the district, despite fundamental flaws and opposition from residents.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Police called to collision near to golf club
Police were called at 2.55pm yesterday after reports were received of an incident outside Burton Golf Club, in Ashby Road.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Celebration for drama pupils
The pupils from The Anne Lee School of Drama entered their Trinity Guildhall Examinations ranging from Introductory to Grade 8 in subjects including speech and drama, Shakespeare, communication studies and individual acting.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
This is Derbyshire
'Village will be turned into a town' after 900 homes given go-ahead
CASTLE Donington will "simply not cope" when a 900-home development is built, according to people living in the area.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
MP speaks at reunion of Bass employees
The group is a long established informal network of ex Bass people who meet for lunch two or three times a year at a location with an interesting history or current excellence and of course a good reputation for food and beverage.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
This Is Leicestershire
DavidWOwen published MP calls for 'no confidence' vote in Prime Minister
North West Leicestershire MP Andrew Bridgen has confirmed that he has called for a vote of no confidence in David Cameron.
Race night held in bid to boost charity coffers
The Blacksmith's Arms, in Main Street, will be holding the event from 5.30pm on Friday, June 14 to raise money for the Punch Community Promise, which supports causes around the Burton area, and the Tree of Hope, a nationwide charity which offers hope to the families of sick children who need specialist medical surgery, treatment, therapy and ... (more)
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Anti-gay marriage rebel in bid to oust Cameron claiming PM has lost 'credibility'
David Cameron faced a new Tory revolt last night after a second Conservative MP admitted he has secretly asked for a vote aimed at sacking him as leader.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Bowls club honours stalwart Bill
THE family of a late village bowls club stalwart have unveiled an honour to him at his former stomping ground.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Mail on Sunday
Overthrow Assad and set up Islamic rule: Bin Laden's former Al Qaeda...
As Britain and France led calls today to support rebel forces in Syria, the leader of Al Qaeda rallied all Sunni Muslims to overthrow President Bashar Assad and set up Islamic rule in the country.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
MP seeks assurances over changes to planning rules
Speaking in Parliament, Andrew Bridgen, who represents North West Leicestershire, tackled Planning Minister Nick Boles over the changes, which the Government believes will make it easier for new businesses to start up.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
This is Derbyshire
Family house has a village setting
The spacious three-bedroomed property is close to local amenities and the village is a hot spot for commuters, being at the heart of the East Midlands' "golden triangle". Officially within North West Leicestershire, it is actually nearer to Derby and Nottingham than Leicester.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Deaf children pledge backed by a Tory MP
North West Leicestershire MP Andrew Bridgen has backed the National Deaf Children's Society call for a Parliamentary debate to protect specialist services, such as teachers of the deaf.
Fri May 31, 2013
Last call on boundaries consultation
VOTERS in North West Leicestershire have just a few days left to make their views known on where they think new ward boundaries should be drawn in the district.
Wed May 29, 2013
Paul Howard, new Town Centre manager
BURTON town centre bosses hope that part of a shopping centre which has previously been described as being 'dead' can flourish again following the opening of a new shop.
Tue May 28, 2013
Big Lottery Fund set to benefit young farmers
A COMMUNITY organisation is on the lookout for young potential farmers to help sustain the future of its rural economy.
Mon May 27, 2013
Junction set to be improved
PLANNING bosses have revealed more details regarding a plan to develop part of South Derbyshire - which will include work on a busy junction.
Fri May 24, 2013
Man hit following race row argument in town
Three Asian men were seen loudly remonstrating with security staff outside The Octagon shopping centre at around 2.30pm today afternoon following an alleged racist incident.