North West Leicestershire, England Newswire

North West Leicestershire, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for North West Leicestershire, England.

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  1. Planners of HS2 want your opinion on the route with open forum at Measham Leisure CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Burton Mail

    Those who would like to have their say are being encouraged to head to Measham Leisure Centre on Wednesday, September 13 Artist's impression of Measham Wharf to be linked to the reopened stretch of the Ashby Canal between Snarestone and Measham The firm behind the 56 billion plan to build a new high-speed rail line which would go through Measham is inviting the public to an open forum event to give their views on the controversial scheme. High Speed 2 Ltd is the company behind the rail plan which would connect cities from London to Birmingham, and Manchester and Leeds.

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  2. Lifelong fan, Ian Lummis has shared his views on the club's potential moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Burton Mail

    Gresley FC fans have said they are excited by the clubs planned move to a new bigger and better ground. The football club has played at the Moat Ground, in Church Gresley for more than 100 years, but bosses are now set to start a new chapter at a new ground.

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  3. Bowel Cancer UK gets support from MP Andrew Bridgen to increase early diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Burton Mail

    Ashby's MP has pledged to become a bowel cancer champion to lead the change in Parliament for people affected by the disease. Andrew Bridgen, MP for North West Leicestershire, will work with Bowel Cancer UK, the UK's leading bowel cancer research charity, to increase early diagnosis and improve access to the best treatment and care both in Leicestershire and nationally.

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  4. Corbyn allies to share platform with Venezuela ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | Daily Mail

    Irma wipes out TWO Caribbean islands: Category 5 hurricane hammers Puerto Rico with 185mph winds after demolishing 95 per cent of tiny Barbuda and St Martin, killing at least eight Outrage as airline ticket prices rise more than $800 in 24 hours for passengers trying to fly away from Hurricane Irma Amazon under fire for alleged price gouging days before Hurricane Irma hits Florida as cost of shipping 24 bottles of water soars to $179.25 World-famous airport where planes fly over beach-goers' heads as they land is flattened by 185mph winds of Hurricane Irma as St Maarten is decimated by the deadly storm 'This is a Nuclear Hurricane': Mayor of Miami Beach warns residents to 'get out now' after mandatory evacuations of 100,000 people as Irma heads for Florida - leaving a trail of destruction in her wake Florida sheriff offers jail as refuge for suspects fleeing Hurricane Irma - and says sex ... (more)

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  5. No more 'girls' and 'boys' labels: British retailer adopts gender-neutral kids' clothesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2014 | National Post

    In the gender wars recently, British retailers have had trouble striking the right balance in the children's aisle, either perpetuating stereotypes or going too far in the opposite direction. The supermarket Asda came under criticism for selling T-shirts for boys featuring slogans like "Future Scientist," while their T-shirts for girls proclaimed "Hey Cutie!" and "Ponies Rock."

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  6. In the U.K., Gender Debate Spills into the Children's AisleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | The New York Times

    In the gender wars recently, British retailers have had trouble striking the right balance in the children's aisle, either perpetuating stereotypes or going too far in the opposite direction. The supermarket Asda came under criticism for selling T-shirts for boys featuring slogans like "Future Scientist," while their T-shirts for girls proclaimed "Hey Cutie!" and "Ponies Rock."

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  7. Gresley Football Club unveils plans to move from the Moat Ground to a new groundRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | Burton Mail

    The board of Directors at Gresley FC at the Moat Ground. Left to right, George Sutton, Gary Brockway, Barry North, Mark Harrison, Jamie Whitfield and former director Kevin Gladstone Gresley Football Club is hoping its move to a new ground will help it win promotion into the Conference league, starting a new chapter after more than 100 years at the Moat Ground.

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  8. Historic buildings from across the area will be welcoming visitors...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 3 | Burton Mail

    While looking to the future, it is always important to remember the past and preserve it for future generations so they can also benefit from it. Every September thousands of volunteers across the country invite visitors to experience local history, architecture and culture for free and this year is no exception.

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  9. Summer holidays are great, but all good things must come to an endRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 2 | Burton Mail

    So this is it, the end of the school summer holidays and children from across Burton, South Derbyshire, Ashby and the surrounding villages will be heading back to their studies. Make sure you and your children don't get caught out on their first day back to school, risking them being punished for turning up late, or worse, on the wrong day.

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  10. EU overspends its translation budget by A 3mRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | The First Post

    The European Parliament has overspent its translation budget by millions of euros, prompting accusations that the EU is continuing to waste taxpayers' money on vanity projects and bureaucracy. Accounts obtained by the Daily Telegraph show the parliament's in-house translation unit is set to exceed its annual a 8.2m budget by a 3.4m this year.

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  11. Irish blamed for EU's overspending on translation serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | Independent.ie

    THE high cost of translating EU stories into Irish is being blamed for the European Parliament overspending its budget by millions of euro. THE high cost of translating EU stories into Irish is being blamed for the European Parliament overspending its budget by millions of euro.

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  12. Christian girl's parents begged for her to stay with granRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Mail on Sunday

    Family of Christian girl, 5, forced into foster care with Muslim parents begged the council for six months to let her stay with her grandmother The parents of a Christian five-year-old forced to live with Muslim foster carers allegedly 'begged' a council to allow her to live with her grandmother. The Government has been urged to examine the case, which has seen a scandal-hit council place the girl in two Muslim households in the past six months, against the wishes of her family - who repeatedly asked that she be placed with family friends or relatives.

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  13. Hotspots in the area like Ashby Castle, Moira Furnace and Kegworth Museum will be all be open.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 28 | Burton Mail

    Some of North West Leicestershire's favourite and most loved tourist attractions will be opening their doors for free during the first two weeks of September.

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  14. Darth Vader and Game of Throne star among the talent at sci-fi convention near AshbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | Burton Mail

    Stars of some of our favourite television programmes and films - including Darth Vader himself - are heading to North West Leicestershire for its first ever EM-Con. The Comic-Con-style event at Hermitage Leisure Centre, in Whitwick, will welcome actors and actresses from Doctor Who, Game of Thrones and Star Wars, including Dave Prowse, who played Darth Vader in the original trilogy.

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  15. Fantastic images of East Staffordshire, South Derbyshire and North West LeicestershireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | Burton Mail

    World Photography Day took place on Saturday, August 19 and the Burton Mail put a call out on Facebook for readers to submit pictures they had taken in and around East Staffordshire, South Derbyshire and North West Leicestershire. Everyone in the office was wowed by all the fantastic photographs taken, so much so, in fact, that we have put together this stunning slideshow.

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  16. Elderly man killed and woman critically injured in crash on M42 in LeicestershireRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | This Is Leicestershire

    The incident happened at about 8.50pm on the M42 near Appleby Parva, close to Leicestershire's border with Warwickshire. Two cars were involved in the crash, which happened on the northbound carriageway between Junction 10, at Tamworth, and Junction 11, at Appleby Magna, North West Leicestershire.

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  17. Pensioner made neighbours' lives hell by tipping over their wheelie binsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2017 | Metro UK News

    A snobby pensioner made her neighbours' lives miserable, tipping over their wheelie bins and killing their plants, purely because they had grown up in a council house years earlier. Kathleen Neal, 77, was handed an injunction banning her from harassing Sue, 66, and 69-year-old Keith Brookes last year - but she broke it on 14 occasions.

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  18. Arrests made in Derbyshire and Leicestershire for drink and drug...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Burton Mail

    In Derbyshire, almost one in six people tested positive, were unable to provide a sample or refused to be tested for drink driving Thirty-five people were arrested on Derbyshire roads for driving while under the influence of drink or drugs in just four weeks. Forces up and down the country took to the streets between June 1 and June 30 to catch people driving while under the influence.

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  19. 'Get back to your council house' - a pensioner's 12-year campaign of hate against her neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Ashbourne News Telegraph

    A pensioner who made her neighbours' lives a misery for 12 years has been fined 3,500 for continuing her relentless campaign of anti-social behaviour. Kathleen Neal, 77, was slapped with a five-year restraining order in 2016 for harassing a couple living next to her 400,000 detached home in Park Lane, Castle Donington .

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  20. Arson-hit archery club in Ashby sees more than 1,500 raised to replace destroyed equipmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2017 | Burton Mail

    An archery club in North West Leicestershire left devastated after arsonists destroyed 6,000 of equipment is seeing donations flood in. More than 1,500 has been raised for Ivanhoe Archery Club, in Ashby, after a fire was started overnight inside one of its storage containers.

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