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Anger over 2000 seater arena

British Basketball League Cup champions Leicester Riders could find themselves in a new £2.5 million stadium in time for next season, which is planned at Leicestershire County Cricket club's Grace Road Stadium. But the plans have angered residents.

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  1. Chris Halpin

Controversial plans for 2000 seater Leicester Riders arena, full report

Controversial plans have been drawn up to build a new arena for the country's most successful basketball team at a cricket ground which is more than 100 years old.

The Leicester Riders need a new base and are joining forces with Leicestershire County Cricket club and Leicester College.

But proposals for the 2000 spectator arena at the Grace Road Stadium is causing anger to those who live nearby. Chris Halpin reports.

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