A retired university lecturer from Market Harborough whose performance on the tennis court has been affected by his eye disease is urging people to get regular sight checks to spot early signs as part of a countywide awareness drive.
A campaign to beat bullying and to offer support and advice to victims is gaining pace and spreading its wings.
Video: KibFest 2013 video Picture gallery
While the rain held off, around 1,500 people flooded the gates of a festival held in memory of a man who died in a collision while out cycling last year.
Video: Whittle weekend was so wonderful video Picture gallery
A special exhibition exploring the work of Sir Frank Whittle showed there is still plenty of interest in the aviation pioneer more than 70 years after his jet engine first flew.
Macmillan Cancer Support’s bright green bus will be in Lutterworth town centre next Thursday.
A blue heritage plaque has been unveiled at The Old House in Kibworth to mark the importance of two of its former residents, writer John Aikin and his sister, the poet and writer Anna Laetitia Barbauld.
Runners helped rescue a horse which was running free after its rider suffered a fall.
Have a drink at a pop-up pub being set up in Harborough tomorrow (Friday).
Discard the winter woolies and inject some colour into your wardrobe with a women’s fashion show in Harborough today (Thursday).
A man from Desborough is embarking on a mission to help people in Haiti.
Parishes in the Harborough district are to get a share of £250,000 to spend on projects to improve their communities.
One year on from the London Olympics and they are still serving to inspire events in the district for all the family to get involved in.
As predicted, Cllr Blake Pain was confirmed as the next leader of Harborough District Council last night (Monday).
A primary school has achieved the top grade in its recent Ofsted report.
A woman was airlifted to hospital after falling from a horse at Rockingham Castle.
Firefighters attended a home in Harborough to free a person who had become trapped in a bedroom.
Armed police were deployed in Market Harborough yesterday (Sunday) after reports of a gun shot being heard.
Macmillan Cancer Support’s bright green mobile information and support centre is coming to Harborough tomorrow (Tuesday).
A sponsored bounce by tots and toddlers has raised more than £400 for charity.
We all like our home comforts and while Jack Cooper was away on service during the Second World War it was his weekly copy of the Mail that brought him not only news but a sense of solace.
So, I’m not a happy bunny (and no, that’s not just a turn of phrase, since I’m currently sporting my Easter get-up)....
The Mail is delighted to be helping to launch a fantastic new initiative that will help spark new business and further prosperity in the district.
The two princesses that will ride at the front of the Harborough Carnival parade will be nine-year-olds Chloe Dilks and Evie Anderson.
Elderly residents at a housing scheme in Brixworth have come to the aid of a local doctor’s practice.
I reckon taking weddings is the icing on the cake, with the church full of happy people. And this year I have 19, in eight different churches, as well as four wedding blessings at Hothorpe Hall.
A frustrated resident who has been waiting four months for proper repairs to a pothole- ridden road outside his home says the highway needs to be completely resurfaced.
The departing leader of Harborough Council has reflected on his time at the helm in his final column for the Mail.
An innovative new time bank project in which people offer their skills in exchange for help from others is being launched in Lutterworth.
A driver, who is not believed to be seriously injured, was taken to hospital after their car crashed through a six-foot wall into a garden.
A new initiative which is hoping to inspire bussinessmen and women in Harborough district is proving popular just one week after it launched.
A selection of pictures taken by Mail snappers over the last seven days.
Plans to merge Harborough’s Robert Smyth and Welland Park academies are going out to public consultation once again.
The mum of a 16-year-old girl who has spina bifida and hydrocephalus is organising a fundraiser for charities that have supported her and her daughter.
Celebrations were held at Eyebrook Reservoir today (Thursday, May 16) to mark the 70th anniversary of the Dambusters Raids.
Their name may not be the most well-known in the district, but Harborough district organisation Room For Music is providing great support for young musicians and studio technicians alike.
Scouts from the Harborough district have been busy pursuing adventure in all its forms.
Charity music festival Kibfest is set to kick-start the summer with an impressive line up of bands this weekend.
A charity golf day is being organised by the Harborough Mail to help raise funds for a good cause at the same time as having a fun day out on the course.
What began as half a day of free entertainment featuring 25 street artists turned into arguably the biggest event in Harborough’s calendar .
Officers from Leicestershire Police’s serious collision unit are appealing for witnesses following a fatal collision on the M1 motorway near Lutterworth.
A man stepped up to have his locks chopped off to raise funds for a charity close to his brother’s heart.
A blood donor from Welford was honoured for rolling up her sleeves to help save lives.
A house builder has teamed up with a Great Glen pub to raise money for the Air Ambulance after two workmen were injured in an accident at the Solar House development in the village.
The roll-out of the new non-emergency NHS 111 phone service for Harborough and the wider county will now not launch next month as previously planned, health bosses announced yesterday (Monday).
Harborough MP Sir Edward Garnier has urged the person behind a fake Twitter account purporting to be him to ‘get a life and do something useful instead’.
Harborough Mail publisher Johnston Press reported its first increase in operating profit for nearly seven years yesterday in spite of the challenging economic environment.
A free training workshop for families whose loved ones are affected by Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia is being offered.
Doctors who between them serve hundreds of patients in the Harborough district have been getting on their bikes to raise money for deserving causes.
With six weeks left until the gates open for the 56th annual Blaston Show on Sunday, June 30, businesses are showing their support for the event.
Video: Spot your fish video
A school of fish is floating to Leicester after hundreds of people in Harborough joined together to support a Leicestershire Craft Centre project.
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Friday 24 May 2013
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