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Energy bills fall by up to 11 per cent compared with last year

New analysis of energy tariffs has shown British bills have fallen by as much as 11 per cent in the last 12 months – depending on where you live.

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5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day.

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Petition started to save Market Harborough’s buses

Petition started to save Market Harborough’s buses

Three Harborough councillors have started a petition to save “at risk” town buses in Market Harborough.

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Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare recall toy due to battery scare

Mothercare have urgently recalled a toy due to the discovery of the risk of the battery compartment coming off.

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Motorists advised to top up their tanks ahead of expected petrol price hikes

‘Fill up today’; that’s the advice from industry experts ahead of fears that petrol costs could soar.

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Extra camera to combat Market Harborough’s car park machine thefts

Extra camera to combat Market Harborough’s car park machine thefts

An extra surveillance camera has been installed in Market Harborough to combat a spate of thefts from the town’s parking machines.

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The Market Harborough town bus service is likely to be scrapped next year when Leicestershire County Council subsidy is removed.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-181104-090454005

Market Harborough bus service at risk after council says it costs £109,000

Market Harborough’s number 33 town-and-around bus service is at risk of being axed - because it doesn’t come close to paying for itself.

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FULL LIST of 81 Carpetright stores to close as firm axes 300 jobs

About 300 jobs are to be axed at Carpetright after the embattled retailer unveiled plans to shut another 81 stores and tap investors for £60 million under a sweeping restructure.

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How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

How to tell if your Facebook data has been shared with Cambridge Analytica

Facebook are set to alert 87 million users that their data has been shared with political consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.

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Doritos is offering to pay someone �18,000 to eat crisps for a living. Picture: Twitter

Doritos is offering to pay someone £18,000 to eat crisps for a living

If you’re the kind of person who can think of nothing better than sitting on the sofa eating crisps, then Doritos may have just come up with the perfect opportunity for you.

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Sugar tax war: Tesco, Asda and Morrisons gear up for soft drinks battle ahead of Friday’s levy

Tesco, Asda and Morrisons have all reduced the amount of sugar in their own-label soft drinks prior to the introduction of the so-called “sugar tax” this week.

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Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Aldi launch new BBQ pizza ovens

Hawaiian, Pepperoni or Margarita – whatever your topping of choice would-be chefs can create pizzas like a pro as Aldi are launching a new outdoor pizza oven.

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Gender pay gap: How Harborough companies rank

Companies in Harborough with more than 250 employees have revealed the difference in pay between men and women, following last night’s deadline.

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Behind the scenes at fashion shoot for Harborough luxury clothing label

Anna Butler says “oh wait”, and darts forward with a now half-empty wheel of pins.

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LISTED: The conditions you can’t get prescriptions for and the treatments banned by the NHS

Prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ remedies such as paracetamol and cold treatments have been cut after NHS officials voted in favour of money-saving plans.

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Tesco and FareShare are looking for local groups and charities to donate food to.

Tesco free food scheme appeals for charities and community groups in the Harborough area to come forward

Two Tesco stores in Market Harborough are appealing for charities and community groups to come forward and take advantage of an innovative scheme that enables them to be given free fresh food on a daily basis.

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Price hikes listed: All the prices & charges being increased from April

While wages can often be sat at the same level for years on end, sadly the same can’t be said about prices and charges.

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Why deleting your Facebook account could cause you problems

Following the internet-shaking news that Cambridge Analytica “harvested” the data of 50 million Facebook users, many users of the social network are now considering deleting their accounts.

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VIDEO: Lick my face! Sugar-smiths can now make YOUR face into a giant lolly

hh Forget chocolate eggs this Easter, now you can get your face made into a lolly in the ultimate confectionary personalisation.

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The Poundland advert in question

‘Disturbing’ Poundland Easter advert featuring bunny being branded divides Twitter

An Easter advert featuring a bunny being branded by a chick went viral after it ignited a heated row on Twitter.

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