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99 Reasons To Love Leicestershire - Leicester Mercury
A spoof of The Beatles' Sgt Pepper LP cover has been created to highlight the history of Leicestershire. The artwork will feature in an exhibition in Leicester's Cultural Quarter from April 22 to 28. The exhibition, 99 Reasons To Love Leicestershire ...
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 07:02:23 GMT
Cash crisis puts Leicestershire's only opencast coal mine's future in doubt - Leicester Mercury
The future of Leicestershire's only opencast coal mine is in doubt after the firm which operates the site revealed it needs financial help. UK Coal is just 17 months into a four-and-a-half-year mining operation to extract 1.5 million tonnes of coal and ...
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:36:34 GMT
900 fewer Leicestershire people on dole - Leicester Mercury
Mandip Rai, head of Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership, said: “This is really fantastic news. It shows it is now about growth in the economy instead of just recovery. It also shows that these jobs are long-term, sustainable ones as ...
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:31:28 GMT
Miss Leicestershire 2014: Holly Desai crowned winner - Leicester Mercury
Trainee accountant Holly Desai has been crowned Miss Leicestershire 2014 and will now compete for the title of Miss England. After months of hard-work, preparation and fund-raising, the 22-year-old was announced winner of the beauty pageant at the ...
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:48:25 GMT