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Budget supermarket chain Lidl to help prevent child abuse

The NSPCC has teamed up with Lidl for a campaign aiming to keep children safe from abuse.

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Appeal for witnesses after seven tonnes of rubbish dumped on the Fosse Way

An appeal for witnesses has been launched after seven tonnes of rubbish was dumped in a lay-by on the Fosse Way.

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Police looking for these people in relation to street fight

Police looking for these people in relation to street fight

Police have released these images of people they want to speak to about a large street fight in Market Harborough.

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NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

NHS England warns of bogus text message scam

Members of the public are being warned not to fall for a text scam, where messages are claimed to be from the NHS.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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Burglar tiptoes into house as woman listens to radio

Burglar tiptoes into house as woman listens to radio

A home in Market Harborough has been burgled by a sneaky thief as the disabled female owner was listening to the radio in her kitchen.

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Harborough woman accused of stealing more than £220,000 from clothing firm

Harborough woman accused of stealing more than £220,000 from clothing firm

A Market Harborough woman has been accused of stealing more than £200,000 from a small Harborough clothing firm.

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A contactless mobile phone payment

How contactless payments could land drive-thru users with a £200 bill

Drivers could be fined up to £200 for using contactless payment via their mobile phone while at the wheel, a police force has warned.

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Schoolchildren arrested over spate of town burglaries

Schoolchildren arrested over spate of town burglaries

Two schoolchildren have been arrested by Market Harborough police in connection with a spate of burglaries in the town.

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Alex Puxley was given a jail sentence at Warwick Crown Court.

Harborough man jailed for unprovoked nightclub attack which left victim with a fractured jaw

A man from Market Harborough has been jailed for an unprovoked attack in a nightclub which left his victim with a fractured jaw.

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Some of the debris left behind in the car park.

Used drug debris litters car park

Drug addicts are sleeping rough in a town centre car park, leaving behind a litter of drug paraphernalia including used needles.

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Home security low on house move priorities

Home security low on house move priorities

More than one in ten people regularly go out without locking windows and doors.

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Driver reportedly threatened with machete in road rage attack

Driver reportedly threatened with machete in road rage attack

A man armed with a machete allegedly smashed the windscreen and side-window of a pick-up truck driven by a Harborough teenager in a terrifying road rage incident.

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Is this Britains most stupid legal high as kids sniff fumes from burning wheelie bins

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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