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Mayor so delighted to be the fall guy!

http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/Mayor-delighted-fall-guy/story-18381892-detail/story.html#axzz2NDv6ytcA

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Leicester mayor Sir Peter Soulsby takes plunge in charity abseil

http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/Leicester-mayor-Sir-Peter-Soulsby-takes-plunge/story-18366096-detail/story.html#axzz2NDv6ytcA

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Leicester Mercury First Person Column Pay Day Loans

With rising living costs, changes in the welfare system and freezes in salaries we are seeing more and more people turn to pay day loan companies, the results of this are devastating. Shelter recently found that two thirds of the…

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A Bellyful of Laughs Raises £1,200

Leicester Charity Link held an amazing comedy night at Bistro Live to raise money on the 21st February 2013 during Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival. Over 120 guests attended the gig to enjoy a night of good company, incredible comedy and…

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Peter Jones Academy £10 Challenge

Students of the Peter Jones Enterprise Academy in Leicester were given a £10 challenge by Leicester Charity Link to raise as much as they could. The students set out on the 31st of January 2013 into Leicester to see how…

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Performance Challenges Perceptions to Mark National Poverty Week

A thought-provoking production by Unidentified Drama Leicester highlighting the issue of poverty in Leicestershire, will be performed at The Crumblin’ Cookie Coffee Bar on Leicester High Street on Wednesday January 30 at 7pm. The show has been organised by Leicester Charity Link as…

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Could You Live on £18 a Week?

Learning that a Leicester mother had to feed her entire family – including three young children –with £18 a week has inspired three Leicester professionals to live within this budget themselves to mark National Poverty and Actional Homelessness Week 2013.…

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Welfare Uprating Bill 2012

Yesterday the Welfare Benefits Uprating Bill to cap working age benefits increases at 1% for the next three years was passed by Parliament. Analysis by the Institute of Fiscal Studies found that this constitutes a real term cut of 4%…

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Shop at Waitrose Oadby and support Leicester Charity Link

If you happen to be shopping at Waitrose Oadby during November then please vote for Leicester Charity Link. We are one of three charities nominated for November, all money donated by Waitrose will go to support the most vulnerable in…

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Five million paid less than the Living Wage say KPMG

One in five workers in the UK is paid less than required for a basic standard of living, a report has claimed. Click here for full BBC article.

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