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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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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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Police outside the Palace of Westminster, London. Picture: PA

LIVE THURSDAY: Hero police officer and woman who died named after Westminster terror attack, eight arrested in raids across UK

Four people have died in the Westminster terror attack including the police officer who was stabbed and his attacker

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Scene of the cash machine raid at the coop in Great Glen. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Cashpoint ripped out of village supermarket with JCB

Thieves have used a JCB digger to rip a cash machine out of a village Co-op in the Harborough district.

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Robin Maughan.

Harborough entertainer charged with 18 sexual offences

A former entertainer from Market Harborough has been charged with 18 sexual offences against children, it was revealed this week.

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Police officer hit by car during chase in Rugby

Police officer hit by car during chase in Rugby

A police officer was hit by a car during a police chase which started in Rugby town centre yesterday (Wednesday March 15).

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Lily was found safe and well yesterday

Desborough house hit by burglary

Police are appealing for witnesses after a burglary Desborough.

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A scene from the site of the shooting at the Greenfields travellers site in Braybrooke. Pictures by Andrew Carpenter. NNL-160713-090755001

Police bid to identify seven men over Braybrooke shooting

Detectives investigating the shooting of a 17-year-old boy in Braybrooke are appealing to the public to help identify seven men.

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Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

A warning has been issued about a potential scam which involves the sending of fake emails or texts offering a tax rebate.

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UPDATED: Hundreds of cannabis plants found in village chip shop

UPDATED: Hundreds of cannabis plants found in village chip shop

Police have discovered hundreds of cannabis plants growing above a village chip shop in the Harborough district.

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Shock...Bruno Guadagnini founder of Bruno's Gym after the break-in at the Western Avenue premises.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Thieves take cash from town gym

Thieves broke into a town gym at the weekend, and stole money stored in two cash tins kept on the premises.

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Asda fined �300,000 over poor hygiene after dead mice and flies found at delivery depot

Asda fined £300,000 over poor hygiene after dead mice and flies found at delivery depot

Asda has been fined £300,000 after dead mice and flies were discovered in the aisles of a home delivery depot that distributes food to online shoppers.

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Cash and jewellery stolen in Wilbarston burglary

Cash and jewellery stolen in Wilbarston burglary

Cash and jewellery was taken after three men with covered faces broke into a house in Queens Road in Wilbarston.

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The cast of Hollyoaks

Hollyoaks producers warn of FAKE Facebook casting call for extras

Lime pictures, producers of hit Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks have issued a warning after it emerged that companies claiming to be recruiting paid extras on their behalf were doing so WITHOUT the knowledge or consent of the producers.

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Chuanfang Zhenh at Leicester Crown Court, accused of shaking a baby to death. PICTURE LEICESTER MERCURY

Aunt jailed for six years for the manslaughter of her niece

A 31-year-old woman has been sentenced to six years in prison for the manslaughter of her seven-month-old niece, who she was babysitting.

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CCTV images of the people police want to speak to in connection with the theft.

Thieves steal £250,000 worth of alcohol after posing as delivery drivers

Thieves posing as delivery drivers drove into Magna Park and stole nearly £250,000 worth of alcohol.

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Crossbow recovered during drug raids in Harborough

Crossbow recovered during drug raids in Harborough

The Chief Constable of Leicestershire joined local police on two drug raids in Market Harborough last week.

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Mother and baby rescued from flat fire - man arrested for arson

A mother and baby were rescued from a first floor flat in Kibworth by the Fire Service, after a blaze that is believed to have been started deliberately.

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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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Becky Hood.

Missing woman is found safe and well

Becky Hood, who was reported missing earlier this month, has been safe and well.

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