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  1. Could another English king be buried under a carpark?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Straits Times

    Philippa Langley , the secretary of the Scottish Branch of the Richard III Society, attends the service of reinterment for the remains of King Richard III at Leicester Cathedral in Leicester, England in March 26, 2015. Just three years after the extraordinary discovery of the king's remains under a carpark, Langley is now on the trail of his forebear Henry I, one of the first rulers of England following the Norman conquest in the 11th century.

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  2. Wolvey back on top after comprehensive victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    Officers are appealing for information and witnesses following a spate of incidents which took place on the track in Leicester on the evening of Monday May 11 and throughout Tuesday May 12 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 Wolvey CC's first team returned to the top of division 3 of the Warwickshire Cricket League, after a comprehensive win over Massey Fergusson. The villagers took three early wickets, the pick of which being Phil Coles' low diving one-handed catch at gully dismissing George Shelton.

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  3. Hilton runner Ben Hall pushed to the limit for the Marathon des...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Burton Mail

    A MARATHON runner who achieved the unthinkable when he ran five races in five days - all in the heat of the Sahara Desert - has been put forward for an award. Ben Hall, 24, of Peacroft Lane, in Hilton, has been nominated by his mum, dad and sister Laura, after his efforts saw more than A 7,000 raised for a children's charity.

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  4. Concrete slab attack could have been catastrophicRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    Officers are appealing for information and witnesses following a spate of incidents which took place on the track in Leicester on the evening of Monday May 11 and throughout Tuesday May 12 A concrete block was placed on train tracks on the Leicester to Burton line putting rail staff and passengers at risk Mindless vandals who put a concrete block across a railway track on a busy county line are being sought by British Transport Police.

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  5. Hinckley players star for in-form county sideRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    Luke Coltman skippered the side and he was joined by, Mark Lord, Mark Deaville, Matt Fearn, Ewan Bartlett and Mitch Lamb in the starting line-up A Leicestershire side packed with Hinckley players are just one game away from Twickenham after they beat Oxfordshire 39-6 to move into the semi-finals of the County Championship Shield. Luke Coltman skippered the side and he was joined by, Mark Lord, Mark Deaville, Matt Fearn, Ewan Bartlett and Mitch Lamb in the starting line-up with Dave Weston, Liam Warren and Dylan Weddle coming on during the game.

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  6. Councillor Paul Dunn hopes to move forward with traffic plans in...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Burton Mail

    MILLION pound 'regeneration' route which could bring new development and jobs to Swadlincote could be given a boost thanks to a councillor's new role. Councillor Paul Dunn, who represents Woodville, is to become deputy cabinet member for highways, infrastructure and transport on Derbyshire County Council.

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  7. Teen ambassadors show football is an international languageRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Lutterworth Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. The team played games in Germany and Belgium and even arranged for their Belgian opponents to come back to Market Harborough for a return visit when matches can be organised with not only Medbourne but many other Harborough-based teams.

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  8. Bank Holiday weekend weather: Barbecues at the ready for a pleasant few daysRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    Bank Holiday barbecue plans look like getting the thumbs-up as forecasters are predicting a mainly dry Bank Holiday weekend. Today should be cloudy but warm in the Hinckley area, with more sunny spells than light rain showers passing through on the steady winds.

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  9. Rag'n'Bone Man signed up for 110 Above festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    The one-man blues band joins the likes of Lucy Rose, Bipolar Sunshine, To Kill A King, Fyfe, Racing Glaciers, Young Kato and more The one-man blues band joins the likes of Lucy Rose, Bipolar Sunshine, To Kill A King, Fyfe, Racing Glaciers, Young Kato, Lisbon, Eliza and the Bear, Laurel, Surf and more for the three-day event at Gopshall Hall Farm in Twycross from June 18 to 21. A spokesman for the festival said: "We are excited and proud to announce Rag'n'Bone Man who is a soul and blues singer deeply rooted in the annals of the past but positioned firmly in the present and future of the underground music scene.

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  10. Elvis Costello will be in the buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    A spokesman said: "Following the success of his solo shows earlier this year, Elvis Costello announces a 21-date UK tour called 'Detour' in the early summer of 2015. "This past year has seen him hit the stage of the legendary Paris venue, l'Olympia and the Bela Bartok National concert Hall in Budapest.

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  11. Barwell Tip opening as usual over Bank HolidayRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    These opening times apply daily during the Summer period, which runs from April 1 to September 30 seven days a week. During the Winter period, which runs from October 1 to March 31, Barwell Tip opens from 9am to 4pm on Saturdays, Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

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  12. Early wickets proved too big a hurdle for Hinckley AmateurRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    After 25 matches Hinckley Amateur's unbeaten run came to a disappointing end when their batsmen collapsed to 80 all out against Newtown Linford. The Amateurs started well reducing the visitors to 110 for six with three wickets each for Lee Rastall and Matt Lester but a good tail end fight back got the village side to 185 for nine.

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  13. Report: Newcastle plan another move for ex-England boss despite two rejections alreadyRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business News

    According to The Independent , Newcastle will make a move for Steve McClaren if, as expected, Derby let the former England boss leave this summer. The Magpies head into Sunday's final game of the season against West Ham knowing that either themselves or Hull City will be relegated to the Championship , with Newcastle's season well and truly falling apart since the departure of manager Alan Pardew to Crystal Palace in January.

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  14. Boxing notebook: Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | NorthJersey.com

    FEATURED FIGHT: Andre Dirrell vs. James DeGale. They'll fight Saturday in Boston for the IBF super-middleweight title Carl Froch relinquished.

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  15. Roger Bullivant set to move onto former Sandvik site in Swadlincote - securing 400 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Burton Mail

    MORE than 400 South Derbyshire jobs have been secured after a major employer announced plans to move to a new site. Roger Bullivant Ltd has safeguarded its future in the district after announcing a move from its current base in Drakelow to the former Sandvik site in Hearthcote Road, Swadlincote.

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  16. Fatal crash driver named as Glenfield manRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    A 27-year-old man who died following a collision in Leicester on Saturday has been named as Benjamin Blakey. The crash took place at about 4.30am in New Parks Way on Saturday May 16, near to the junction of Kemp Road, where the vehicle, a grey VW Polo, left the road and collided with a tree.

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  17. Have your say on congestionRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    Next week around 10,000 residents in the Hollycroft and Battling Brook areas will receive postcards before doorstep visits start in June. The research will study people's travel patterns and they will receive advice on alternative options such as walking, cycling and public transport.

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  18. Solar farm near village approvedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IcLoughborough

    According to the plans, the solar farm will produce a renewable energy output of 1.53 MW which would be able to generate enough clean electricity to power approximately 340 homes. Push Energy Ltd applied to North West Leicestershire District Council in September 2014 seeking permission for the solar farm on land east of Whatton Road and west of the A6 London Road.

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  19. Snibston Museum judicial review statement by county councilRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IcLoughborough

    Through donations and charity events for the Action For Alfie initiative, his family have raised over A 7,000 to aid the development of the partially sighted cerebral palsy sufferer who faces urgent surgery due to having two holes in his heart. He's now been confirmed as a permanent manager with former Quorn defender Chris Gray looking set to become his assistant manager after leaving Midland Football League Premier Division rivals Shepshed Dynamo.

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  20. Diabetes roadshow comes to LoughboroughRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | IcLoughborough

    Through donations and charity events for the Action For Alfie initiative, his family have raised over A 7,000 to aid the development of the partially sighted cerebral palsy sufferer who faces urgent surgery due to having two holes in his heart. He's now been confirmed as a permanent manager with former Quorn defender Chris Gray looking set to become his assistant manager after leaving Midland Football League Premier Division rivals Shepshed Dynamo.

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