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Some ‘lost’ travel jobs to stay in town

Some of the 52 jobs lost when Market Harborough travel firm Diamond Shortbreak Holidays Ltd went bust could remain in the town, it has been revealed.

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Ex Harborough Mail editor John Dilley with a copy of the Market Harborough Advertiser.

JOHN DILLEY’S WWI BLOG: A golden age for newspapers

The Market Harborough Advertiser in the early part of the 20th century was part of a revolution in newspapers that led to a vibrant, local press in this small county town.

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Reunited...Jayne McLaughlin and her pet skunk Sabrina who went missing for six months.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

The skunk that is happy being a pet!

When Jayne McLaughlin’s pet albino skunk Sabrina went missing last October she thought she would never see her again.

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Minted: the new design incorporates the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock (Photo: Royal Mint)

All change as new £1 coin poised to enter circulation – but companies unprepared

It will be all change in Britain on Tuesday when the new £1 coin enters circulation but millions of commuters could be left facing fresh chaos as it emerged 11 out of 18 rail providers had not upgraded their machines and would be unable to accept the new tender.

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33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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David Jordan (Jake Gyllenhaal) and Miranda North (Rebecca Ferguson)

Review: Full-throttle alien thrills with Life

Matt Adcock reviews Life (15), starring Jake Gyllenhaal
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Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Clothing giant Primark has recalled a line of children’s clothing over safety fears.

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Owning a car and carrying cash joining things like Yellow Pages and fax machines on list of  increasingly absurd things in modern life

Owning a car and carrying cash ‘increasingly absurd’ in modern life

Owning a car is bcoming ‘increasingly absurd’ as it carrying cash, according to new research.

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Product warning

Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard.

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Nearly a third of us wont see mums for Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of us won’t see mums for Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of all Brits will not see their mums this Mothering Sunday and almost half will not even send a card, according to a poll.

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Is this Britains most stupid legal high as kids sniff fumes from burning wheelie bins

Is this Britain’s most stupid legal high as kids sniff fumes from burning wheelie bins

Kids are literally getting wasted with Britain’s daftest drug craze - sniffing fumes from burning WHEELIE BINS, its has been claimed.

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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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Tom Clancys Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Console Corner: Ghost Recon: Wildlands review

Vast and full of promise but a bit of a wasted opportunity...

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When do the clocks go forward in 2017?

When do the clocks go forward in 2017?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Your chance to meet the Framework Brewery team

Your chance to meet the Framework Brewery team

You can meet the team behind Leicestershire’s latest brewers, Framework Brewery, on Thursday, March 30.

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The aftermath of Wednesday's attack in Westminster (photo by SWNS.com)

Westminster attack: The stories bringing the horror closer to home in our region

In the aftermath of Wednesday’s terror attack in Westminster we look at the impact it made locally across our region.

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Derek Hunt working on a stained glass window in his studio at Medbourne.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

FEATURE: How Derek gives his village a touch of glass

A fox peeps out from behind a tree in Derek Hunt’s Medbourne studio.

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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Duo travel back in time to take on a 120-mile canal stroll!

Duo travel back in time to take on a 120-mile canal stroll!

Two men from Market Harborough are to walk 120 miles along the Grand Union canal for charity.

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Meet Lois’s new running partner that has helped her train for a marathon!

Meet Lois’s new running partner that has helped her train for a marathon!

Lois Hickman has an unusual training buddy as she pounds the streets around Kibworth in preparation for this year’s London Marathon.

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