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“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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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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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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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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The t-shirt has now been pulled from sale.

Petition launched to return “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after complaint sparks ban

A petition has been launched to return a “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt to Primark stores after a Methodist minister’s complaint saw the garment pulled from shelves.

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Market Harborough Train Station. NNL-150302-191852001

No trains this weekend in Harborough

There will be no trains at all in either direction from Market Harborough this weekend, due to engineering work.

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

Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after angry complaint

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry shopper.

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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. 
Thursday February 2nd 2017 NNL-170202-184600009

A6 to remain closed until at least the end of April

The A6 Rothwell Desborough bypass will remain closed until at least the end of April.

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Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Morrisons recall meat product after listeria is found in packs

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms.

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The A6 closure is to be extended this weekend for more inspections

A6 closure between Desborough and A14 to be extended this weekend

The A6 closure is to be extended this weekend for more inspections.

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Settling Rooms in Market Harborough.

Historic building in Market Harborough goes on the market

The historic Grade II listed Settling Rooms in Market Harborough are for sale for £360,000.

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Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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The allotments at De Verdon Road, which will shut later this year. New plots will be part of the development next to Fairacres showmens site.

New employment site for town

Planners have approved a new employment zone for Lutterworth next to Fairacres showmen’s site - despite objections from the showmen.

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‘Yes’ to new estates in three local villages

‘Yes’ to new estates in three local villages

Planners have said “yes” to 53 new village homes on small housing estates in three different Harborough villages.

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REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

REVEALED: Netflix codes to unlock full film and TV show list

It’s the most popular entertainment streaming service in the world and has revolutionised how we consume films and television shows.

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Scene Setter : B&M Exterior Pics.

New B&M store interviewing for jobs in Market Harborough

A big new store, which is set to create at least 70 new jobs in Market Harborough, will be interviewing this week in The Symington Building in town.

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Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Warning that laundry capsules can burn childrens’ eyes

Chemical burns to the eye of infants caused by brightly coloured laundry tablets have increased by 32-fold in just three years, a new study has warned.

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Product warning

Night skin treatment recalled over glass danger fears

Batches of a skin treatment oil have been recalled following the discovery of glass in one batch.

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Latest school league tables show where you live affects your childs education

Latest school league tables show where you live affects your child’s education

The results are in, and the so-called north-south divide continues to separate children’s educational outcomes by geography – as the recently published secondary schools’ performance data from the Department for Education shows

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