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4 hrs ago | Goal.com

Ilkeston 1-6 Leicester: Nugent hits brace as Pearson's men run riot

The Premier League new boys recorded a comfortable victory against their Northern Premier League counterparts, with the former England international on target twice Premier League newcomers Leicester City kicked off their pre-season campaign with a 6-1 win over Ilkeston on Tuesday.

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6 hrs ago | FarmingUK

John O' Gaunt, Melton Mowbray

The farm offers a rare opportunity to buy a good house with fine, uninterrupted views set in its own land within a ring fence.

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11 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

Book lovers hoping for people power win

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at Resin - made up of Sime, James, Chez, Sev and Danny - will be performing at the renowned Bloodstock festival in August as well as ... (more)

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15 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Kodi scales Scafell Pike for Star Foundation and Belmont School

AN intrepid nine-year-old battled his way up the highest peak in England in an attempt to raise money for a local organisation.

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16 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Air cadets crowned winners of wing comeptitin for 7th time

AIR cadets from the 1211 Swadlincote Squadron have been crowned Midlands champions in the South and East Midlands Wing annual Wing Field Day competition - for the seventh time in 13 years.

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16 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Wartime experiences in focus at major exhibition

AFTER two years in the making, a new exhibition will open this week at Swadlincote Town Hall to mark the centenary of the start of the First World War.

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18 hrs ago | Blackpool Today

Giant seahorses adorn hotel in A 80k revamp

New look: Owners of the Queens Mansions holiday apartments in Bispham Mick Grewcock and Sheila Chick have invested i 1 280,000 in the property, including two six-foot seahorses modelled on ones which decorate Morecambe s iconic Midland Hotel.

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18 hrs ago | Goal.com

Club Friendly Treble: Back wins for Sunderland, Leicester and Everton

Leicester City begin their preparations for life back in the big time with a low profile friendly against Northern Premier Division side Ilkeston Town on Tuesday.

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20 hrs ago | Harborough Today

Try your might for the second truck-pull day

Teams are being challenged to test their might and pull eight-ton trucks along a one-mile course for the second annual Welland Valley Charity Truck Pull event.

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21 hrs ago | Burton Mail

Andrew Bridgen: Number of people on Jobseekers Allowance in North West Leicester down by 497

ALMOST 500 fewer people in North West Leicester are receiving jobseeker's allowance compared to this time last year.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Black Country Bugle

Wolverhampton Tank Week in 1918 raised 1.4m

FOLLOWING on from the previous Great War Tank Bank article in The Bugle Lee Dent, Ben Cunliffe and Richard Pursehouse of The Chase Project military research group report on when a different tank came to Wolverhampton in February 1918.

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Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Cycling skills contest at Edith Weston Primary School

Pupils from Edith Weston primary, Brooke Hill Academy and English Martyrs CV Aademy taking part in cycle challenges at Edith Weston school field.

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Nottingham Evening Post

What is Michael Gove's legacy as Education Secretary?

It was an eventful four years as Education Secretary for Michael Gove, a term in office that came to an end last week with Prime Minister David Cameron's Cabinet reshuffle.

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Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

Backtracking: The Hucknall Dispatch headlines from 24th July 1964

The Local Boundaries Commission is thinking of incorporating Arnold, Carlton, West Bridgford, Beeston and Stapleford urban districts into a Greater Nottingham area, and there are fears that Hucknall could be MERGED with the city as well.

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Hinckley Times

War memorials get a centenary spruce-up

Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at Resin - made up of Sime, James, Chez, Sev and Danny - will be performing at the renowned Bloodstock festival in August as well as ... (more)

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Lutterworth Today

Bethan braves a 4,000-foot climb

Mum Bethan Whitelaw was sitting having a quiet cup of coffee when she saw a poster going up in a library window asking for charity volunteers.

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Nottingham Evening Post

Six things to do in Nottingham tonight

2. Jerusalem: A comic, contemporary vision of rural life will be performed at the Lace Market Theatre all this week, starting tonight at 7.30pm.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Lutterworth Today

Trust invites you to to learn how to play

The Great Bowden Recital Trust music charity is launching a sponsored Learn to Play programme giving 50 people the chance to learn their first instrument.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Renovation work begins at Rutland Memorial Hospital

Work is due to begin on transforming a courtyard at Rutland Memorial Hospital into a therapeutic garden for patients, visitors and staff.

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Burton Mail

Swadlincote school celebrates top hygiene award

FIVE STAR STAFF . . . Carol Grummett, Linda Mason and Carol Vaughan from St Edwards Catholic Primary School show off their food hygiene rating.

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