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Man dies after crash involving a motorbike and car on rural Harborough road

A motorcyclist has died following a road traffic collision last night (Wednesday June 20) near Market Harborough.

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Andy King and Camilla after their slightly delayed wedding.

Spirit of Harborough on display as kind passers-by help stranded wedding guests

It was a wedding day nightmare, when a coach carrying 70 guests to a village church broke down in Market Harborough on Saturday.

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Community near Harborough 'devastated' over loss of its only bus

A mobile home community where most residents are retired has been left “disgusted” and “devastated” at the potential loss of their only bus.

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Critics hail Harborough district's "outstanding" new opera house

The Harborough district’s “wonderful” new opera house at Nevill Holt has been universally praised by critics after a successful opening night.
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The new 300 space car park at Market Harborough Station

Market Harborough Station's new 300 space car park set to open on Monday

Rail passengers in Market Harborough will benefit from a brand new 300 space car park from Monday as the Midland Main Line Upgrade brings major improvements

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Men robbed near Market Harborough by man armed with a knife

Two men were robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight at the weekend, on a busy road through Little Bowden, Market Harborough.

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Lutterworth woman gets award in Queen's Birthday Honours list

The head of a charity aiming to protect children from abuse in sport, who is from Lutterworth, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

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Worry over odd ‘5-road junction’ in Harborough village

Residents are worried that Harborough District Council  may have allowed the creation of a confusing and dangerous five-road junction in their village.

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John Dilley

John's real-time WW1 blog: Mother’s anguish after daughter drowns herself

June 4, 1918...

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Average speed cameras are being installed between Lutterworth and Market Harborough

New speed cameras to be installed between Market Harborough and Lutterworth

Plans for new average speed cameras on a busy main road through a Harborough district village have been welcomed by local residents.
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The former cottage hospital site in Coventry Road.

NHS reveals how much it sold Market Harborough's old cottage hospital site for

The amount paid for the town's old hospital site off Coventry Road has been made public by the NHS.

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John Dilley

John's real-time WW1 blog: The baffling case of missing cows provides respite from stories of battlefield bloodshed

May 28, 1918...

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The team from Welland Park Academy

The rugby champions from Harborough school that have made history

A team from a Market Harborough School has made histroy in winning the County Cup in four different age categories.

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Man jailed for sexual offences that took place in Market Harborough almost 50 years ago

A 77-year-old man is behind bars, after being found guilty of a string of sexual abuse offences that started almost half a century ago in Market Harborough.

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St Dionysius in Market Harborough town centre

Give thank for our local drinks at Market Harborough event

A special invitation has been issued to all in Market Harborough to an evening of thanksgiving for local wine, beer, spirit and cider producers.

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Major bank holiday event in Harborough district cancelled

A major fundraising event held in the Harborough district for more than 25 years has been cancelled this year.

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John Dilley

John's real-time WW1 blog: 17 more casualties overshadow hints of optimism for the future

May 21, 1918...

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John Dilley

John's real-time WW1 blog: Medal for Harborough hero who takes machine gun nest and 30-odd prisoners single-handedly

May 7, 1918...

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Burglar asked for help calling a taxi before taking wallets from Harborough homes

Two distraction burglaries in a Harborough district village involving a woman asking for help to get a taxi have been reported to police.

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Tackling the illegal sale of cigarettes and counterfeit tobacco across Leicestershire a main focus for Trading Standards

Leicestershire County Council was tipped off more than 30 times during 2017/18 about retailers selling cigarettes to children.

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