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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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Wetherspoons bans England flags from its pubs during World Cup but will allow fans to wear football shirts after outcry

Popular pub chain Wetherspoons has banned staff from flying the St George Cross during the World Cup.

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The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

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John Dilley

John's real-time WW1 blog: Clergymen who both lose sons face the ultimate test of their faith

June 18, 1918

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Toni Collette in Hereditary

Review: Hereditary is a truly unsettling experience - and may be just too scary

Matt Adcock reviews Hereditary (15)

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Race for Life will be emotional test for Great Glen woman

Race for Life will be emotional test for Great Glen woman

A Great Glen estate agent risk manager is swapping her business attire for running gear next month when she takes on what will be an emotional Race for Life event.

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Helen Martin is opening her garden during the National Garden Scheme at The Paddocks in Hungarton.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-180613-090705005

Helen’s ‘bung it in’ two acre garden paradise

There’s not much in the picture-postcard Harborough district village of Hungarton – a pub, a church and one of those slightly sun-bleached mini-libraries in the old village phone box.

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Pedal devils raise cash in memory of Stoke Albany man

Pedal devils raise cash in memory of Stoke Albany man

Family and friends of a Stoke Albany man who died after suffering a cardiac arrest while cycling took part in the Norwich 100 bike ride and raised more than £3,000 for the Air Ambulance.

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Julian Evans

Harborough adventurer’s next challenge...

Harborough adventurer Julian Evans is going to tackle one of the world’s most isolated mountains – Mount Denali in Alaska.

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Young farmers raise £10,000 in memory of Kibworth youngster Sam

Young farmers raise £10,000 in memory of Kibworth youngster Sam

A 177-mile cycle in memory of a Kibworth youngster who died in an accident at his family’s farm in 2007 raised more than £10,000.

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Crafts...Harry 6 and Hattie Hine 5 with pigs made from twigs during Blaston show. (MAIL PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER) NNL-140630-093646001

Enjoy sights and sounds of countryside at Blaston Show

A quiet corner of our area’s countryside will be transformed into a busting showground next Sunday (June 24) when the Blaston Show makes a return.

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Founder president Pat back in club’s top role

Founder president Pat back in club’s top role

Kibworth and Fleckney Inner Wheel welcomed their new president for 2018/19 at a recent meeting.

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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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Villages between Market Harborough and Lutterworth set to lose vital bus

Villages between Market Harborough and Lutterworth set to lose vital bus

The bus service that links Market Harborough to Lutterworth is to be axed in July, the bus company says.

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Struggling with hay fever? Worst is yet to come says Met Office

Pollen levels have been unusually high in recent weeks, with as many as 20 million hay fever and asthma sufferers impacted across the country.

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Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup.

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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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To kill or not to kill: You face some tough moral choices in Vampyr

Console Corner: Vampyr review

Fresh blood restores some Order.

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The Poppy Walk set off from Welland Park on sunday with centre, Tom Ashmore 94 Lesley Bowles chairman of Harborough District Council and Neil O'Brien MP.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-180613-092256005

A walk for remembrance in Market Harborough

A walk to raise money for the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal took place in Welland Park, Market Harborough on Sunday.

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The Fratellis are the latest act coming to Texfest in Market Harborough.

Excitement builds ahead of huge music festival in Harborough

The biggest music festival ever seen in Harborough takes place at the end of June.

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