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How close should you get to your work colleagues?

Some people spend years in an office without ever really getting to know their colleagues; others dart out the door and down to the pub together as soon as it comes to clocking off time on a Friday.

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Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

Tesco has issued an urgent product recall notice for a range of pens due to fears that they could cause asphyxiation if accidentally swallowed.

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Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

Mum hits out at school bans on fidget spinners

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a “miraculous” help to her son’s ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets.

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Unique grade II listed building in Harborough sold to local firm

Unique grade II listed building in Harborough sold to local firm

A sale has been agreed on The Settling Rooms - the unique grade II listed building near the centre of Market Harborough.

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75 years of experience between the three of them

75 years of experience between the three of them

Three employees from Harboro Rubber Co were presented with watches to celebrate 25 years’ employment.

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Supermarket recalls chicken tikka chunks which may contain glass

SPAR is recalling its Tikka Chicken Chunks because it may contain small pieces of glass.

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M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Harborough employees help raise a huge £10,000 for children’s heart charity Heart Link

Harborough employees help raise a huge £10,000 for children’s heart charity Heart Link

Employees at CDS Global presented a cheque for £10,000 to the children’s heart charity Heart Link – helping providing support for young heart patients and their families.

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Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

Is this £4 Asda jumper offensive?

A mum has complained to Asda over an offensive jumper in their childrens wear section deeming it to be offensive.

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More detail is now required for Harborough district’s major housing plan

More detail is now required for Harborough district’s major housing plan

The Harborough district’s two preferred major development zones should be east of Lutterworth and north of Scraptoft.

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PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Could council be penalised for refusing 290-home development?

District council planners risked going into “special measures” by turning down a “carbuncle” 290-home development this week.

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Multi-million pound plans to revamp leisure centres are approved

A plan to build a new leisure centre for Market Harborough took a big step forward this week.

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Builders will get ‘bomb training’ on Airfield Farm development

Builders will get ‘bomb training’ on Airfield Farm development

Builders working on the Airfield Farm development, north-west of Market Harborough, will be given special training on what to do if they find an unexploded bomb.

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Boozy ice lollies set for sale in Aldi

Summer’s about to get a tad bit boozier as discount supermarket Aldi has announced new premium adult-only ice popsicles.

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Children’s nightlights recalled over safety fears

A range of nightlights available in the likes of Boots, Mothercare, Tesco and Sainsbury’s have been recalled over fears that the products could overheat and pose a safety issue.

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Its bring your dog to work day on June 23rd

It’s bring your dog to work day next month: 7 tips to stay out of the doghouse with HR

Ahead of this year’s Bring Your Dog To Work Day - the event’s founders have published guidance for HR departments of the companies who want to take part.

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Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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Council announces its two preferred sites for thousands of homes

Council announces its two preferred sites for thousands of homes

The Harborough district’s two preferred development zones for hundreds of future homes and jobs have now been selected.

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Planners could say yes to 635 village homes

Planners could say yes to 635 village homes

Plans for 635 new homes in three villages north-west of Market Harborough have been recommended for approval by council planning officers.

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