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Work begins on new faith school
Work on Leicester's new Muslim faith high school is to start on Friday.

The 17m school project will have places for 600 pupils and has received 15m of funding from the government.

The school, which will be named the Madani High School, will be the home of the Leicester Islamic Academy and is due to be finished by August 2007.

It is hoped the school will address the 1,300 shortfall in places forecasted for Leicester and meet the growing needs of the city's Muslim population.




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