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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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Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

Kodi add-ons shut down in a crackdown on illegal streaming

TV media player Kodi has closed two of its most popular streaming channels following a lawsuit from US satellite broadcaster Dish Network.

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Voters go to the polls a month today

NATIONAL BREAKING: Armed police hold man at gunpoint outside Parliament

Parliament has been put on lockdown this morning after armed police detained a man at gunpoint.

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Worker admits stealing £227,000 from small clothing firm near Harborough

Worker admits stealing £227,000 from small clothing firm near Harborough

A Market Harborough woman has pleaded guilty to the theft of £227,000 from a small Harborough district clothing firm.

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A staggering 8 out of 10 motorists have suffered from road rage in the last year

A staggering 8 out of 10 motorists have suffered from road rage in the last year

A shocking eight out of 10 British motorists say they have fallen victim to road rage in the past year.

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Former radio presenters found guilty of indecently assaulting teenage boys

Two former BBC radio presenters have today (Friday, June 9) been found guilty of various offences of outraging public decency and indecent assault.

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The burnt out barn.

£10k reward bid to catch arsonist

A farmer from the Harborough district has put up a reward of £10,000 in a bid to catch the arsonist who burned down his barn.

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Matthew Sadler (pic left) and Richard Palmer were jailed for a series of pub robberies. Photo: West Midlands Police NNL-170606-175019001

VIDEO: Midlands pub fruit machine robbers jailed after £33k spree

Two robbers who targeted more than 50 pubs across the Midlands stealing around £33,000 from fruit machines were jailed today (Tuesday, June 6) – with footage released of one falling in a canal while fleeing police.

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Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

Snap poll finds 75% want British police routinely armed

A snap poll has suggested that that three quarters of Johnston Press readers would back the routine arming of police officers in the UK.

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