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Leicestershire economy slows after fall in sales - Leicester Mercury
A fall in sales in the UK and abroad led to a slowdown in Leicestershire's economy in the three months to September. The results of the Chamber of Commerce survey will fuel concerns from business leaders that the buoyant growth of the past 18 months ...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 07:59:37 GMT
Massive increase in the use of stun guns in Leicestershire - Hinckley Times
Home Office figures show police used stun guns more than 5,000 times and fired them at suspects on 826 occasions in the first six months of the year. In Leicestershire officers deployed the American-style electric-shock guns 73 times between January ...
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:57:41 GMT
My Leicestershire: Holly Desai - Leicester Mercury
Since winning the title of Miss Leicestershire, Holly Desai doesn't get as much time to herself as she used to. Fitting in everything that comes with being a beauty queen around her day job as a trainee accountant means she's constantly busy, but that ...
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:50:42 GMT
More Leicestershire men killed in early days of First World War are remembered - Leicester Mercury
Fresh information has come to light about the first soldier from Leicestershire to be killed in the First World War. It follows the publication of information provided to the Leicester Mercury by Professor Peter Olive. Prof Olive has pieced together ...
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:39:28 GMT