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Man charged with death by dangerous driving after lorry collided with pedestrian

A man from Lutterworth has been charged following the death of a woman after a collision in Earl Shilton last year.

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Storm Doris pulled down trees all over the UK

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video.

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The "racist" t-shirt and Negan from The Walking Dead.

“Holy cr*p, people are stupid:” Walking Dead actor blasts minister who got Primark to ban “racist” t-shirt

An actor whose catchphrase is at the centre of a “racist” t-shirt row has blasted the Methodist minister who got Primark to ban the garment after he complained.

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Your chance to see an elite cycling race

Your chance to see an elite cycling race

The first stage of the prestigious Women’s Tour elite cycling event looks set to come close to Market Harborough and pass through Desborough this year.

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Record numbers due at Festival of Cycling

Record numbers due at Festival of Cycling

A record number of cyclists are expected this year for Market Harborough’s third annual Festival of Cycling.

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Mum’s big leap to help hospital

Birmingham Children’s Hospital has a special place in many families’ hearts and one Lutterworth mum is ready to show her thanks by stepping out of a plane.

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Riding the range: Alan Wooding lived out a boyhood dream on a Canadian ranch.

Travel: Living out a Wild West dream

Mention Canada and most people immediately think of a trip through the Rockies from Calgary to Vancouver – but In the first of two features about one of the Commonwealth country's lesser known provinces, travel writer Alan Wooding enjoys all that the prairie state of Saskatchewan has to offer.

Lifestyle
Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain is at an all-time low - thanks to our our SMARTPHONES.

Offbeat
Rufus Hound as Dr Prentice in What the Butler Saw.

Interview: Comedian and actor Rufus Hound talks about new play in Leicester

Stand-up comedian, panelist, presenter and actor Rufus Hound comes to Curve in Leicester in what is regarded as Joe Orton’s finest play.

Theatre and Comedy
Appeal for Harborough family is close to £20,000

Appeal for Harborough family is close to £20,000

The fund to help Market Harborough’s Boulton family is now close to £20,000, after a money-raising event in the town.

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WATCH: Storm Doris round-up: How it is affecting your county

From road closures and damage being caused by the high winds, here is a comprehensive round-up of incidents affecting Northants, Milton Keynes, Bucks, Beds, Herts, Warwickshire and Oxfordshire.

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Help for hospice from singer Sam

Help for hospice from singer Sam

Former Gartree Prison officer-turned gold selling singer Sam Bailey has chosen the county’s Rainbows Children’s Hospice to benefit from her forthcoming tour.

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Paintballers get all tanked up with T72!

Paintballers get all tanked up with T72!

A tank paintball arena in Husbands Bosworth has celebrated a new arrival – a fearsome Soviet-era T72 tank,

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FOLLOW-UP: Angry reaction over the ‘red phone box saga’ continues

FOLLOW-UP: Angry reaction over the ‘red phone box saga’ continues

It is certainly an unlikely choice as our most-read story of the past few days, but the removal of the red phone box last week was a clear winner. Alex Dawson reflects back on the incident with reaction from the council and BT.

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Relief road to the north of Harborough is suggested

Relief road to the north of Harborough is suggested

Market Harborough’s influential Civic Society has said it is “totally opposed” to a new south-eastern relief road for the town.

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Gin makers are distilling success

Gin makers are distilling success

A gin distilled just a few miles from Harborough has been named one of the winners in the ‘Rural Oscars’.

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Fire caused by a faulty tumble dryer.

ALERT: Market Harborough residents urged to unplug EXPLODING tumble dryers

Residents across Market Harborough are being urged to unplug a range of faulty tumble dryers - after some of them started to EXPLODE.

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Centre going its own way to teach handy skills for life

Centre going its own way to teach handy skills for life

An independent charity based in Lutterworth which helps young people develop practical skills has been given a helping hand by the Lutterworth Rotary Club.

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A6 Closure: Between Rothwell and Desborough, 
The safety of the road bridge over the River Ise has been compromised due to the foundations on the approach to the bridge proper being undermined. The compacted material used to build the foundations have shifted and surveys showed that there were voids and cracks within them. 
Northamptonshire Highways are digging out the old material and then replacing it to form a solid base for the road surface. 
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County council seeking national funding to help pay for A6 repairs

Northants County Council says it is seeking national funding to help pay for repairs to the A6 Rothwell-Desborough bypass.

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Storm Doris to bring 80mph winds and heavy rain

Storm Doris to bring 80mph winds and heavy rain

The UK is set to shiver and get soaked, as Storm Doris hits the country on Thursday.

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