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Richard III Leicester

As the world awaited news at Leicester University of whether the skeleton found in Leicester was indeed the skeleton of Richard 3rd.  Local museum, The Guildhall, Leicester, braced itself for a rush of visitors, including Richard III enthusiasts from around the world.   The Guildhall, adjacent to Leicester Cathedral is...
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UK Shop Vacancy Rates Rise Q1 2012.

The Local Data Company released their quarterly review of High Street Retail Performance in the UK today.  The report shows a rise in vacancy rates to 14.6%.  This is the equivalent of 1 in 7 shops currently vacant – approx 50,000 stores closed. Worst performing areas are  Kensal Town –...
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