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Councillor Sood Articles

Councillor Sood Articles Videos made by late Councillor Paul Sood Paul Sood BBC Video Nation BBC Video Nation, see the links below to watch videos Councillor Sood has made for BBC Video Nation: Manjula Sood Videos Ashes Back to my Roots Spirituality The Red Fort Spiritual Faith Article in the Guardian Counsel of Elders Leicester […]

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Doctorate of Laws

Councillor Sood was presented with an Honorary Doctorate of Law from Leicester University on Tuesday 8th July 2008 for her tireless dedicated work for communities and people for the City of Leicester. Cllr Sood was thrilled with the accolade and it was special receiving it from the university where she studied over 30 years ago. […]

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Engagements

Former Lord Mayor’s Engagements During Office Diwali Lights Switch On Diwali has been celebrated in Leicester for many years. It is the largest celebration of the event, outside of India. Each year in the city, lights are turned on to mark the event with people attending from all over the world. The Lord Mayor had […]

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Guest Speaking

Cllr Sood has overcome a number of challenges over the years especially during the sudden death of her husband which, whilst widowing her had a profound impact on the direction of her life. She has been immensely inspirational to a number of people, of all races and religions to overcome hurdles and barriers. She has […]

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Special Olympics

The former Lord Mayors chosen Appeal was the Special Olympics held in Leicester in July 2009 and Councillor Sood raised an astonishing amount in excess of £100,000, during her term. The Special Olympics raise awareness of the capabilities of people with learning disabilities, and give all those who take part the opportunity to achieve amazing […]

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Lord Mayor Ceremony May 2008

Lord Mayor Ceremony May 2008 Pictures of Councillor Sood’s Lord Mayor Making Ceremony in May 2008: History of Leicester Lord Mayor’s Office Manjula Sood The Role of the Right Worshipful Lord Mayor stems back to 1209. This year will mark the 800th anniversary. The Lord Mayor is Leicester’s first Citizen. The Lord Mayor has a […]

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Woman of the Year Award 2006

Woman of the Year Award 2006 The “LeicestHERday” was set up in 2002 to engage, support and empower women throughout Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland and through this initiative empower families and communities. The LeicestHERday Trust is an umbrella organisation formed to give an equal voice to all women and enhance the community at large by […]