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Both carriageways of the A42 were shut between junctions 13 and 14 for several hours.

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Race played a big part in a dispute between workers and management at a typewriter factory in 1974.

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It sells T-shirts, mugs and socks featuring the 93-year-old natural historian's likeness.

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Download Festival's campsite is reduced to "impassable muddy sludge" after torrential rain.

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Leicester City midfielder Harvey Barnes signs a five-year contract, keeping him at the club until 2024.

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East Midlands Airport reverts to previous charges after "gridlock" at the barriers.

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Heavy rain causes two trains to become stuck and leads to evacuations from a flooded village.

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John T Kenney's art became known worldwide after he illustrated six books in Rev W Awdry's The Railway Series.

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Ticket sales for tribute act events such as Glastonbudget and The Big Fake Festival are on the rise.

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The 2019-20 Premier League season will start with Liverpool hosting promoted Norwich on Friday, 9 August.

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Leicestershire's Division Two match with Middlesex is drawn after play is abandoned again.

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Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Avoiding Payday Loans

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 5th March 2013

AVOIDING THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL. In the beginning everyone thought these payday loan lenders where all doing us a favour and it sounds so simple borrow a little bit of money just before your payday and then pay back on your payday.

Our High Streets Still Suffering

Posted by Administrator : Monday 4th March 2013

ARE WE WAVING GOODBYE TO OUR LOCAL HIGHSTREET? Our local High Streets have been suffering in the consumer downturn. Customers have been watching their pennies amid concerns about high inflation and job security. Recently we have lost many large retailers that have been hit by the economic climate and the increasing online competition.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Leicestershire community.

The Local Transport Infrastructure

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

HOW DOES OUR LOCAL TRANSPORT COMPARE? For years people in the Leicestershire community have made their feelings known when it comes to public transport.

Council Tax Rises As Councils Set To Save Money

Posted by Administrator : Friday 1st March 2013

MORE CUTS..... GREAT!!! Many councils across the UK now have the choice to either increase council tax, raise the funds by cutting back on other factors or even worse they do both.

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