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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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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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Frail 83-year-old from Harborough left waiting 11 hours for ambulance to take her home

Frail 83-year-old from Harborough left waiting 11 hours for ambulance to take her home

A very frail 83-year-old woman from Market Harborough was left waiting for an ambulance for 11 hours after being discharged from Leicester Royal Infirmary.

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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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Man shot at in Desborough

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

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Joy...Maureen Weaver (volunteer), Pam Leeds (client), Maureen OMalley (charity manager), Rohini Corfield (Community Champion co-ordinator) and Kathleen Pearce (client/penpal) celebrate �500,000 windfall to VASL.

Harborough charity wins £500,000 to help tackle loneliness

A Market Harborough based charity has been awarded a huge half a million pound Lottery grant for a pioneering project to combat loneliness across the Harborough district.

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One minute silence during the Armed Forces Day in Market Harborough.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Events for Armed Forces Week in Harborough

Armed Forces Week began on Monday, June 19, with a gathering in the town centre as the official event flag was raised at Harborough District Council’s Symington Building.

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Ticket barriers could be on way for Harborough railway station

Ticket barriers may be on the way at Market Harborough Railway Station.

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Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Adults under 25 “twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged 55 or older”

Young adults are twice as likely to suffer from hay fever as those aged over 54, according to new research.

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Police have cordoned off the scene. Picture courtesy of Harborough FM.

Body found in park near Harborough

The body of a man was found early today (Tues) at a park in the Market Harborough area.

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Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from all-inclusive holidays - unless they stop making fake ‘food-poisoning’ claims

Brits could be banned from going on all-inclusive holidays abroad unless they stop making fake food poisoning claims, tour operators have warned.

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Appeal against failed bid to build nearly 150 homes in Desborough dismissed

Appeal against failed bid to build nearly 150 homes in Desborough dismissed

An appeal against the decision to reject a bid to build 147 houses in Desborough has been thrown out.

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Eric Pinkett will be honoured with a blue plaque in the Harborough district

Eric Pinkett will be honoured with a blue plaque in the Harborough district

David Bowie has one outside Soho Studios in London; iconic DJ John Peel has one in his home village of Great Finborough in Suffolk; and Eric Pinkett has one in Church Langton, Harborough.

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