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Primark recalls kids’ clothing over choking fears

Clothing giant Primark has recalled a line of children’s clothing over safety fears.

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Owning a car and carrying cash joining things like Yellow Pages and fax machines on list of  increasingly absurd things in modern life

Owning a car and carrying cash ‘increasingly absurd’ in modern life

Owning a car is bcoming ‘increasingly absurd’ as it carrying cash, according to new research.

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Baby teething necklaces recalled due to choke hazard

Amber necklaces and bracelets, wooden teething rattles and teething clips have been recalled after Trading Standards test results revealed them to be a choking hazard.

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Nearly a third of us wont see mums for Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of us won’t see mums for Mothering Sunday

Nearly a third of all Brits will not see their mums this Mothering Sunday and almost half will not even send a card, according to a poll.

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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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Are you smarter than an 11 year old? Find out by taking the tes

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

New research has revealed just 16% of parents score full marks in an 11 Plus quiz.

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When do the clocks go forward in 2017?

When do the clocks go forward in 2017?

The light nights are coming - and hopefully they’ll bring some warmer weather with them.

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Your chance to meet the Framework Brewery team

Your chance to meet the Framework Brewery team

You can meet the team behind Leicestershire’s latest brewers, Framework Brewery, on Thursday, March 30.

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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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Derek Hunt working on a stained glass window in his studio at Medbourne.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

FEATURE: How Derek gives his village a touch of glass

A fox peeps out from behind a tree in Derek Hunt’s Medbourne studio.

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Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco to cut petrol and diesel prices by 2p ahead of Mother’s Day

Tesco is to cut the cost of petrol and diesel by two pence per litre at all of its petrol stations this afternoon, Friday March 24.

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Duo travel back in time to take on a 120-mile canal stroll!

Duo travel back in time to take on a 120-mile canal stroll!

Two men from Market Harborough are to walk 120 miles along the Grand Union canal for charity.

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Meet Lois’s new running partner that has helped her train for a marathon!

Meet Lois’s new running partner that has helped her train for a marathon!

Lois Hickman has an unusual training buddy as she pounds the streets around Kibworth in preparation for this year’s London Marathon.

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Swifts to fly high with council help

Swifts to fly high with council help

Lutterworth Town Football Club - nicknamed The Swifts - could be flying high next season - with the council’s help.

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Seriously ill mother moves closer to home

Seriously ill mother moves closer to home

Seriously ill mother Katherine Boulton has at last been moved from John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford to a hospital closer to her Market Harborough home.

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Denis Kenyon, Mark Robinson chairman, Brian Tanner civic society and Rosalind Willatts inside the Cottage Hospital War Memorial.
PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Cottage Hospital now ready to be sold - so what next for the building and war memorial?

The vacant “Cottage Hospital” in Market Harborough will now be sold by the NHS, having been officially declared “surplus to requirements”.

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Pictures of the 41 who died from Hallaton during the Great War.
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Little museum’s exhibition is up for national award

An exhibition in a little village museum in the Harborough district has been shortlisted in the prestigious national Heritage and Media Awards 2017.

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A6 Closure: Between Rothwell and Desborough, 
The safety of the road bridge over the River Ise has been compromised due to the foundations on the approach to the bridge proper being undermined. The compacted material used to build the foundations have shifted and surveys showed that there were voids and cracks within them. 
Northamptonshire Highways are digging out the old material and then replacing it to form a solid base for the road surface. 
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A6 won’t fully re-open until the end of August – but a section will open tomorrow

The A6 won’t fully re-open until the end of August, after damage to the carriageway leading to a railway bridge was found to be worse than expected.

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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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“A witch-hunt”: Desborough councillor speaks out after resignation

An ex-Desborough councillor who resigned after facing ‘intimidation from the anti-council’ and after calling a constituent ‘girly’ says there was a witch-hunt against him.

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