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Missing hawk feared dead found 40 feet up a tree in local cemetery

Missing hawk feared dead found 40 feet up a tree in local cemetery

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A missing bird of prey has been found after being spotted in a tree in a cemetery by the owner’s eagle-eyed partner. Amy spied the red-tailed hawk 40 feet up in tree in the local ...

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Fewer than 200 new Covid cases confirmed again today – here’s where

Fewer than 200 new Covid cases confirmed again today – here’s where

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Fewer than 200 new Covid cases have been confirmed across the city and county every day so far this week. In total there were 177 new infections identified in the last 24 hours - ...

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Number of Covid patients in city’s hospitals has more than halved since last month

Number of Covid patients in city’s hospitals has more than halved since last month

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The number of Covid positive patients being treated in Leicester’s hospitals has more than halved since the peak of the most recent wave. Numbers still remain as high as they were ...

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Van pictured on social media was not used in dog thefts, say police

Van pictured on social media was not used in dog thefts, say police

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Police have issued a statement after the picture of a van was circulated on social media over fears it could be linked to dog thefts. Officers took the unusual step after a ...

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Live updates: Busy city road closed to traffic following crash

Live updates: Busy city road closed to traffic following crash

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A busy city road has been closed this afternoon while emergency services teams deal with a collision. Victoria Park Road is currently shut between the Mayfield Road roundabout and ...

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Woman, 32, arrested after burglary at commercial premises in Ashby

Woman, 32, arrested after burglary at commercial premises in Ashby

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A woman was arrested after police were called to a burglary at a commercial premises. The 32-year-old was detained after officers were alerted to a break-in at a property in Ashby ...

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Street in Leicestershire town could be shut for three weeks to repair burst water main

Street in Leicestershire town could be shut for three weeks to repair burst water main

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A street in a Leicestershire town could be closed for up to three weeks while repairs are carried out to a burst water main. Work in Church Street, off the main A47 Leicester ...

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Bar owner at resort near Skegness warned over ‘business meeting’ with dancing, football and shots

Bar owner at resort near Skegness warned over ‘business meeting’ with dancing, football and shots

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A bar owner in a seaside resort near Skegness has escaped with a warning after police raided the venue and found people dancing, watching football and drinking shots inside. ...

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Groby company sets up on-site Covid-19 testing programme for its 650 staff

Groby company sets up on-site Covid-19 testing programme for its 650 staff

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A Leicestershire company has set up an on-site Covid-19 testing programme for its staff. Druck ,a Baker Hughes business which makes measuring instruments, has launched a ...

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Loughborough University engineers build low-cost ventilator to treat Covid patients

Loughborough University engineers build low-cost ventilator to treat Covid patients

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A team of engineers from a Leicestershire university has designed and built a low-cost, non-electric ventilator in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. The ShiVent system has been ...

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