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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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Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

Star Wars Land not so far (far) away

It may legendarily exist in a galaxy far far away, but it could be that fans of Star Wars could soon visit the Unknown Regions.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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St George's flag

8 things you need to know about Saint George’s Day

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint.

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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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Denis Kenyon, Mark Robinson chairman, Brian Tanner civic society and Rosalind Willatts inside the Cottage Hospital War Memorial.
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‘Moving War Memorial is a risky move’ says Trust

Market Harborough should not be too quick to move its War Memorial, a spokesman from the national War Memorials Trust has said.

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Front, owner Timmy Makra with Kathleen Kettle and Sally McDonald at the Market Harborough Antiques Centre on St Mary's Road.
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Inside the town’s new antiques centre

A new antiques centre in Market Harborough is to have its official grand opening on Monday, May 1.

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Clare with Sky and daughter Jessica.

Ca-nine, nine, nine! Dog saves the day after blaze at Desborough house

A Desborough family escaped a house fire without serious injury - after their dog woke them from their sleep.

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Hallaton apprentice could be named UK’s best

Hallaton apprentice could be named UK’s best

A stonemasonry apprentice from Hallaton has made it to the finals of a national competition aimed at finding the UK’s best young apprentice.

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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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Victim of crime? Report it online

Online crime reporting has just been launched in Leicestershire.

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Hundreds of jobs at risk as Debenhams announce warehouse closures and store reviews

Hundreds of jobs at risk as Debenhams announce warehouse closures and store reviews

Debenhams has revealed it plans to close 11 warehouses and put up to 10 stores under review, in a move impacting at least 220 jobs.

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Last chance to have your photo taken with the Premier League trophy

Last chance to have your photo taken with the Premier League trophy

Calling all Leicester City fans - this is the last chance to have your photo taken with the Premier League trophy.

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Burger King

Fears for 1,000 jobs at 36 Burger King branches as franchisees call in administrators

Up to 1,000 jobs are at risk after Burger King franchisees, which run branches across the country, were forced to call in the administrators.

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Sir Edward Garnier said he understands the Prime Ministers call for a snap election on June 8.

Harborough MP’s surprise at snap election

Harborough MP Sir Edward Garnier said he was “surprised” by Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for a snap election on June 8.

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Kitkats recalled due to allergic reaction fears after error

Kitkats recalled due to allergic reaction fears after error

Nestlé has recalled a batch of its Kitkat Original Milk Chocolate Bites Pouch Bags because it instead contains Kitkat Peanut Butter Bites.

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How do you think we should tackle the obesity crisis? Picture: Pixabay.

Sugar tax works

Hefty taxes on sugary soft drinks could help in the fight against obesity because they stop people buying them, according to new research.

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Hallaton score the first try during this year's Hallaton Bottle kicking.
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WATCH: Hallaton victorious in bruising bottle kicking event

Hallaton won the traditional Bottle Kicking match against neighbours Medbourne 2-0 on Easter Monday.

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