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REGIONAL: Family ‘distraught’ as brothers, aged two and six, killed in hit and run

A two-year-old boy and his six-year-old brother were killed in a hit-and-run crash in Coventry yesterday (Thursday).

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Mobile phone networks could be affected by the big freeze

How next week’s cold weather could affect your mobile phone

Bitterly cold weather is on the way in the coming days and the Met Office has issued a warning to mobile phone users.

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Co-op reveals minimum age limit on sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels

Co-op reveals minimum age limit on sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels

Central England Co-op has today announced that it is putting in place an age limit for sales of energy drinks with high caffeine levels.

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Safes stolen in Harborough shop raid

Police are appealing for witnesses after two safes containing cash were stolen from a Market Harborough shop at the weekend.

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A week of freezing nights as weather across Harborough district goes back to winter

A week of freezing nights as weather across Harborough district goes back to winter

You might think spring is in the air, but Leicestershire County Council is preparing the gritters.

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Neale (left), with the other male contestants (top right) and Paddy with Claudia and Chloe (bottom right). Credit: Take Me Out 10th Anniversary Special NNL-180221-144801005

Desborough man to appear on Take Me Out this weekend

A Desborough man is hoping to beat the buzzer this weekend when he appears on a special episode of ITV hit Take Me Out.

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Father fighting for his life after crash near Market Harborough

A father-of-four is fighting for his life after a car crash near Market Harborough that killed three people.

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Councillor Phil Knowles at the sainsbury's car park where machines are still not working.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-180221-082833005

Parking machine raids across Harborough district have cost you £21,000

A spate of raids by thieves on Harborough’s new parking machines have cost the District Council more than £21,000 so far this year.

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Diseased trees to be removed from Market Harborough park

A path in Welland Park in Market Harborough will be temporarily closed to allow for the removal of two unsafe trees.

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John's real-time WW1 blog: Cooking up a recipe to win the war

February 19, 1918...

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Warning over cold call fraudsters claiming to be from Home Office

Warning over cold call fraudsters claiming to be from Home Office

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, have issued a warning over fraudsters claiming to be from the Home Office.

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Channel 4 wants contestants for new series of Hunted

Channel 4 wants contestants for new series of Hunted

Nine people go on the run. Where will they hide? Who will they trust? What would YOU do?

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How to work out if someone has blocked you from Facebook

How to work out if someone has blocked you from Facebook

Facebook might have 2.2 billion users but we can’t all be friends.

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Video: Prezzo turns to the dark side with the launch of the UK’s first charcoal-based pizza

Pizza and pasta restaurant Prezzo has launched two exciting black pizza options made with a charcoal dough base.

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Poundland selling video games for £5? It’s the 1980s all over again

Poundland selling video games for £5? It’s the 1980s all over again

The news that hundreds of Poundland stores throughout the UK are selling refurbished second-hand video games for just £5 will be welcomed nostalgically by any gamer of a certain age.

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Fawlty Towers 2? John Cleese has a new BBC sitcom – and it starts this weekend

Fawlty Towers 2? John Cleese has a new BBC sitcom – and it starts this weekend

Having spent decades away from British sitcoms, veteran comedy performer John Cleese is returning to television for a starring role in new retirement comedy, Hold the Sunset.

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Dom the rescued dog

Dog found dumped with broken leg curled up in frosty grass

The RSPCA is appealing for information after a dog was found abandoned on the side of the road near Lutterworth in the middle of the night, as temperatures plummeted to below freezing.

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Broughton Astley Parish Council chairman Clive Grafton-Reed and Mrs Debbie Barber, parish manager sign the letter of intent watched by members of the council.

Harborough district village takes steps towards getting its own £3.5 million leisure centre

A plan for a major new £3.5 million leisure centre for the Harborough district took a big step forward this week.

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