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Crime commissioner pays a visit to Harborough

Arguably the most important person in county policing was in Harborough last week to speak to residents about their crime priorities

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Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website, Resolver.

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Royal Mail warn of fake ‘missed delivery’ cards

Royal Mail and Action Fraud are warning households not to duped by fake missed delivery cards.

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Fears sedative 10,000 times stronger than heroin spreading across UK

Fears sedative 10,000 times stronger than heroin spreading across UK

Up to 130 drug users may have died in Britain using man-made sedative Fentanyl just since December, fear police.

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UPDATE: Police trace Woman sticking her tongue out after nationwide ‘urgent appeal’ for witness

Police who issued an urgent appeal to find a woman by issuing a distinctive photograph of her with her tongue sticking out but giving few other details, say they have traced her.

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Man knocked off motorbike between the Kilworths, and occupants of the other car fled the scene

A man was left with broken bones after being knocked off his motorbike on a country road police say.

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Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Warning over fake WhatsApp emails

Messages claiming to be from WhatsApp are being sent by fraudsters intending to steal banking and personal information.

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Vandals ruin Lutterworth cricket club covers

Vandals hit Lutterworth Cricket Club on Friday evening (July 14), ripping open their pitch covers.

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Harborough man among three charged in connection with series of burglaries

A Harborough man is among three who have been charged in connection with a series of burglaries in north Warwickshire.

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‘Paedophile hunters should work alongside police’

‘Paedophile hunters should work alongside police’

So-called ‘paedophile hunters’ should be recruited to work alongside police forces to help tackle child sexual exploitation says a leading police and crime commissioner.

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More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS reveals

More than 11,000 new cases of FGM reported, NHS reveals

Latest figures from the NHS has revealed that there has been 11, 471 newly recorded cases of FGM in England in the last two years.

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Drop in crime rate ‘due to less exposure to lead’

Drop in crime rate ‘due to less exposure to lead’

Removing lead from petrol and paints has sparked a dramatic drop in crime levels, suggests new research.

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‘Stranger danger’ alert in letter to local school parents

‘Stranger danger’ alert in letter to local school parents

Parents of children at Harborough area schools have been alerted to the potential danger of strangers, after two local incidents.

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Church warden John Hurford outside All Saints church in Dunton Bassett.
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Lead thieves strike at another Harborough village church

Lead worth an estimated £20,000 has been stolen from a village church in the Harborough district.

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Former Harborough man jailed for sexually abusing young girls

Former Harborough man jailed for sexually abusing young girls

A former Harborough man who deliberately targeted young girls for his sexual gratification has been jailed for 12 years.

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BT customers warned over fake bill

BT customers warned over fake bill

Consumers are being warned of a fake invoice from BT which aims to install banking malware on their computer.

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Harborough man accused of attempted murder of Rugby salesman denies charge

A Harborough man accused of attempted murder after allegedly running over a Rugby car salesman has denied the charge.

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Man shot at in Desborough

A man was shot at while walking his dog in Desborough.

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Scam ticket website sells non-existent tickets

Scam ticket website sells non-existent tickets

Gig-goers have been left empty handed after a website sold non-existent tickets to Robbie Williams concerts and UK festivals.

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