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Leicester author Sue Townsend's funeral

The funeral of Leicester author, Sue Townsend, takes place today.

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Funeral of Leicester author Sue Townsend today

The author of the Adrian Mole books died on April 10 Credit: PA

The funeral of Leicester author, Sue Townsend, takes place today. The novelist who wrote the Adrian Mole series died last month after a short illness.

A public service of remembrance is being held at Leicester's De Montford Hall this afternoon, which will be relayed live onto a big screen. It will be followed by a private family burial.

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