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Aberglaslyn Hall set to be auctioned by Leicestershire County Council - Leicester Mercury
Aberglaslyn Hall, in Snowdonia, Wales, was closed by Leicestershire County Council in July last year because of increasing costs. The council was subsidising the centre by nearly £57,000 a year and said it could no longer afford to keep doing so ...
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 13:39:59 GMT
Leicestershire weather forecast - Leicester Mercury
Today: Although there will be a lot of cloud there will be a few bright spells coming through at times. The odd shower may develop after midday but most places will stay dry and with light winds it should feel pleasant. Maximum Temperature 18C. Tonight ...
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 06:27:53 GMT
The small Leicestershire village that wasn't short of brave men - Leicester Mercury
It may be 100 years ago, but I'm amazed at the amount of information that is being discovered about Leicestershire's part in the First World War. In August 1914, several men of the north Leicestershire village of Barrow-upon-Soar volunteered at the war ...
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:02:32 GMT
Child protection review planned in Leicestershire following Rotherham sexual ... - Leicester Mercury
Social services bosses in Leicestershire will review the way they look to protect children from sexual exploitation following the Rotherham abuse scandal. Officials at the Leicestershire and Rutland Safeguarding Children Board are to look again at ...
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:04:50 GMT
Consultation planned on major changes at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service - Leicester Mercury
Residents across Leicestershire are to be asked about a series of major changes planned for the county's fire service over the next five years. Fire authority bosses have warned they face a £7.5 million gap in their finances over that time and are look ...
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 12:02:32 GMT