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Flight delay predictions ahead of half-term bank holiday

Thousands of Brits jetting off on city breaks this weekend could be faced with flight delays to popular European destinations.

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Are you unknowingly breaking the law on the road?

Are you unknowingly breaking the law on the road?

One in four motorists admit to regularly ‘taking risks’ on the road, a study has found.

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Police

Harborough man charged with attempted murder over Wolvey collision

Two Market Harborough men have been charged, one with attempted murder, after a man was left with serious injuries in a collision in Wolvey.

Crime
According to an eyewitness the cyclist has been taken away in an ambulance

UPDATE: Two lanes reopened after car flips on M1 near Lutterworth

Two lanes were closed on the M1 near Lutterworth after a car crash and flipped this morning (Thursday, April 13).

Transport
Average commuter spends �48K in their career - just to get to work

Average commuter spends £48K in their career - just to get to work

The average British commuter will spend over £48,000 across their working lifetime - just to get to the office.

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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. 
Thursday February 2nd 2017 NNL-170202-184617009

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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M1 junction 19 drone photography in Catthorpe and surrounding area.
Picture by Rob Howarth/Stella Pictures Ltd 07768 285551
27/01/2017 SPL-9461

Remodelled Catthorpe Interchange officially open

A £191 million remodelling of Catthorpe Interchange was officially opened yesterday (Thursday March 16).

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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. 
Thursday February 2nd 2017 NNL-170202-184600009

Repair work on A6 over River Ise complete - but road cannot re-open yet

Work on the first damaged stretch of the A6 Rothwell-Desborough bypass is complete but the road cannot re-open just yet, says Northants County Council.

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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. 
Thursday February 2nd 2017 NNL-170202-184600009

County council seeking national funding to help pay for A6 repairs

Northants County Council says it is seeking national funding to help pay for repairs to the A6 Rothwell-Desborough bypass.

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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. 
Thursday February 2nd 2017 NNL-170202-184600009

A6 to remain closed until at least the end of April

The A6 Rothwell Desborough bypass will remain closed until at least the end of April.

News 4
The A6 closure is to be extended this weekend for more inspections

A6 closure between Desborough and A14 to be extended this weekend

The A6 closure is to be extended this weekend for more inspections.

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Northamptonshire Highways are digging out the old material and then replacing it to form a solid base for the road surface

A6 closure: I’ve never seen anything like this in 15 years!

Underground holes as big as king-sized beds forced the sudden closure of the seven-mile stretch of the A6 south-east of Market Harborough, contractors have revealed.

News 3
Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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The 747 bus service. Photo courtesy of http://beltoninrutland.co.uk

Harborough district bus service saved for a year

A bus service in the Harborough district that was set to be axed has now been saved - for a year.

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Justice Secretary  Liz Truss and Alan Mak

Justice secretary praises our campaign calling for tougher sentences for killer drivers

The justice secretary has praised our campaign calling for tougher sentences for those who kill on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Number of driving bans handed out by courts falls by 62%

One of the aims of the Drive For Justice campaign is to lobby for greater use of driving bans given out when sentencing and longer bans for those who kill or seriously injure on the roads.

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DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

DRIVE FOR JUSTICE CAMPAIGN: Max sentence for death by dangerous driving may be increased to 20 years

Speculation is rife that the Government’s long awaited review of dangerous driving offences and penalties may consider the possibility of increasing the maximum sentence for death by dangerous driving from 14 years to 20 years.

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Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

Key road safety charities back our Drive for Justice campaign

There is a backlash from families who have lost loved ones to road crashes that justice is not done with lenient sentences compounding their grief.

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Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Killer drivers must pay the price - new Drive For Justice campaign launched

Drivers who kill have been sentenced to an average of just four years in prison with dozens escaping jail altogether, an investigation has revealed.

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Traffic

Roadworks: progress at Tollbar Island and Junction 19 of M1 improvements set to be completed

Highways England says it has made “major progress” on multi-million pound road projects which affect motorists in Warwickshire and Leicestershire.

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