Leicester and dating articles

A brief history of Leicester

Dating back over 2000 years, Leicester is one of the oldest cities in England and has plenty to interest historians. The history of the origins of Leicester are of course lost in time. However, there are two main theories concerning its origin.
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Accommodation for visitors in Leicester

Leicester has the usual range of places for the visitor to stay from hostels to 5 star hotels. It is not known as a tourist centre and so is served mainly by the major chains, an advantage is that a room is the same in Leicester, London or Leeds.
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Transport in and around Leicester

Leicester is on the main route north from London, passing through the midlands. As such it is well served by both road and rail links.
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Business and Industry in Leicester

Historically Leicester has always been most closely associated with clothing and footwear trades. Whilst the city employment profile shows the largest proportion of workers are engaged in manufacturing there are no longer any major large employers.
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Entertainment, Restaurants and Bars in Leicester

The diversity of ethnicities and cultures in Leicester makes it one of the most varied and vibrant cities in the country. The substantial Asian community has brought with it many interesting events which the city enjoys supporting.
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The Geography of Leicester

Whilst Leicester is an ancient town and settlement it was granted the status of city in 1919 by Royal Charter. From 1801 to 1901 the population of Leicester had grown to over 210,000 and in the last hundred years expanded further to its present level
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Recreational and sports amenities in Leicester

Leicester has a strong tradition of being represented at national level in our three main sports. ie Football, Rugby and Cricket, with the rugby team, Leicester Tigers, being the most consistent in their achievements.
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Shopping in Leicester

The Victorian Clock Tower is generally acknowledged as the main meeting point in Leicester. It is also the focus point for most of the city's shops with the two main shopping centres the Haymarket and the Shires on either side of it.
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Sightseeing in Leicester

In truth Leicester is neither quaint, nor full of historic places to visit. However the few truly ancient or historic buildings it has are shown off well and the city is quite rightly proud of them. Here are a few of the sites worth seeing.
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Social aspects of living in Leicester

With a population rapidly approaching 300,000, Leicester is the largest city in the East Midlands and is in the top 20 cities in England by size of population.
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How to write your advert

Some advice on how to write an advert that matches your personality...
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Blind Date Basics

Your friend has just set you up with a guy you have never met and know nothing about. You have those fears. What if I don't like him? What if I like him but he doesn't like me?
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Being dumped - get over it!

Virtually everyone has been dumped at some time in their life. I know I have and I know how much it hurts...
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First Date Dos and Don'ts

First dates are very nerve racking and often leave us shy, silent and with no chance of getting a second one because we weren't prepared for this one...


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Date Ideas

The first date is not just about restaurants and movies. Here are some great first date ideas starting with the very cheap, moving through the more expensive right through to the extravagant, for when you win the lottery!
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Get out there and flirt!

No matter what you think, to be a great flirt it's not necessary to be devastatingly attractive, rich, smooth, or good at fluttering your eyelashes.
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How to attract a man

I remember my first job. There was this gorgeous guy working there. The only problem was I had never talked to him, but I knew I wanted him.
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Chatroom dating

Chatrooms are a great place to meet potential friends, and perhaps lovers. Even better you don't have to dress up and pass visual inspection to go there.
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Dating Tips for Men

This may sound cheeky but the worst thing you could do when going out on a date (specially if it is your first date with her) is to turn up unshaven, looking dirty and smelling.
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Ending a bad date

The guy that you have fancied for ages has asked you out on a date and you've spent all day getting ready. Then when he turns up he looks like he's been dragged through a hedge backwards and that's just his hair.
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