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Friends unite to donate money for the funeral of Harborough’s Arron Micklewright

Heartbroken friends have raised almost £4,000 for the funeral of a 27-year-old Market Harborough man who died last week.

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More than 400 properties empty in the Harborough district

More than 400 properties empty in the Harborough district

There are more than 400 properties in the Harborough district that have been empty for more than six months - the equivalent of a village the size of Great Bowden.

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Work on £54m Harborough station plan will start on Monday

Work on £54m Harborough station plan will start on Monday

Work starts on Monday on the major upgrade of Market Harborough’s railway station, the cost of which now stands at £54million.

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Warning for heavy rain. Photo: Paul Franks

Weather warning for heavy rain and thunder in Harborough issued by Met Office

A yellow weather warning for heavy rain has today been issued by the Met Office for Harborough and the surrounding region.

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Sainsbury’s recalls sandwich fillers in food bug scare

Sainsbury’s has removed 13 of its own-brand sandwich fillers from its shelves following the discovery of food bug listeria in them.

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PICTURES: Desborough Carnival

Glorious weather helped make Desborough Carnival a huge success on Saturday.

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Find out more about Harborough’s new multi-million pound railway station

Find out more about Harborough’s new multi-million pound railway station

A drop-in session about the major improvements to Market Harborough railway station is being held at the station next week.

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Learning Disabilities week was celebrated by Freedom Support Solutions in Market Harborough with an 80s themed Danceathon.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Celebrating with five hours of 1980’s classics!

It could be a photo straight from an edition of a 1980’s Harborough Mail - and there’s a good reason for that.

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The Armed Forces paraded along the High Street on sunday before the church service.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

PHOTOS: Tributes to armed forces

Harborians lined the streets yesterday (Sunday) to pay tribute to the armed forces.

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One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits would rather date a pet owner

One in five Brits say they would rather date someone with a pet, according to a new survey.

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The scene on the M6 this morning

Two men injured after car crashes with lorry at Catthorpe Interchange

Two men have been injured, one seriously, after a car collided with a lorry on the Catthorpe Interchange in the early hours of this morning (Monday June 26), leaving them trapped for over an hour.

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Ex Harborough Mail editor John Dilley with a copy of the Market Harborough Advertiser.

June 26, 1917 – So you think fake news and sponsored stories are just a trend of the internet age?

Fake news, click bait and sponsored stories are a 21 st century phenomenon, aren’t they? Well if you think that you’re wrong: because at least a hundred years ago newspaper editors were quite happy to take a commercial shilling for promotions wrapped up in editorial clothing.

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Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

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Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teens ‘as sedentary as 60-year-olds’

Couch potato teenagers do as little exercise as 60-year olds, according to new research.

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A quarter of holidaymakers have struck disaster in Spain

A quarter of holidaymakers have struck disaster in Spain

Spain is the holiday destination where you are most likely to fall ill or have your passport or money stolen, according to new research.

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A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

A third of animal owners confess to ‘throwing sickies’ to tend to poorly pet

Nearly half of all animal owners confess that they’ve pulled a ‘sicky’ to pander to a poorly pet.

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Half of us don’t know our neighbours’ names, says poll

Half of us don’t know our neighbours’ names, says poll

More than half of all Brits don’t even know their neighbours’ full names, a survey has found.

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TOMY recall children’s toy over injury fears

Children’s toy manufacturer TOMY Europe has recalled a popular product over safety fears.

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Cars have been left covered in a layer of red dust

Why have our cars suddenly been covered in dust?

People across the country will have woken up this morning to find their cars covered in a mysterious red dust.

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FEATURE: Opera in Harborough - it’s hot in every sense!

FEATURE: Opera in Harborough - it’s hot in every sense!

Nevill Holt is preparing itself for a new, ambitious opera hall to host the performances that currently take place on its grounds every year. Reporter Alex Dawson got his hands on a ticket to find out more.

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