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VIDEO: Shooting stars due to provide one of most dazzling displays ever this week

Night-time sky-watchers willing to brave the cold can look forward to a spectacular display of shooting stars later this week.

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Harborough's Christmas lights. Photo by Andrew Carpenter

POLL: When should you take your Christmas decorations down in Harborough?

Market Harborough and Lutterworth's festive are lights on and many merrymakers in the town have trawled through their attics to dust off their own lights and hang them with care.

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Take extra care on untreated roads

Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning.

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The audience at the previous meeting at the hangar in November. Photo by Andrew Carpenter.

Meeting to decide Magna Park application postponed due to weather

A planned council meeting to consider proposals to expand Magna Park near Lutterworth has been cancelled due to the weather.
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Our region saw widespread snowfall yesterday. Photo: Stephen Pollard

Ice and snow warning further extended across the region today by Met Office

The Met Office is warning there may be more snow on the way in the south Midland today and have extended the area and timeframe where it may fall.
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JOHN DILLEY’S WWI BLOG: When Harborough didn’t have a war memorial

JOHN DILLEY’S WWI BLOG: When Harborough didn’t have a war memorial

December 11, 1917 – Controversy rises over memorial to Market Harborough’s fallen heroes

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Warning over fake bank notes

Police issue warning to public over fake banknotes this Christmas

Police are warning people to be on their guard during the festive shopping season, as fraudsters take advantage of those full of the festive spirit.

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Aldi recall

Aldi recalls food product because it could contain small pieces of hard plastic

Aldi has recalled one of its food products owing to worries that it may be contaminated with small pieces of hard plastic.

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Baby Rockit Apples from Marks and Spencer

M&S slammed over “irresponsible” plastic apple packaging

Marks & Spencer has been slammed by shoppers and scientists for selling apples in a plastic TUBE - so they can fit in car cup holders.

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Snowed in at home? Know your rights

SNOW DAYS: Can you legally take a day off? Your rights explained if you can't get to work due to snow

The situation: snow has covered large parts of our region and you have to work on Monday. So what are your rights around snow days?
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Maintaining our top activity in the face of acute financial challenges

What is free, widely available and helps make a difference to people, families and communities?

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Snow on Peterborough's Parkways today.  Photo: Shujah Saklain

10 key DOs and DONTs of snow driving this weekend

Much of England has been with heavy snow today - so what do you need to prepare for winter driving?
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Star Wars toys

Do you have valuable Star Wars toys in the attic?

With the latest instalment of Star Wars series ‘The Last Jedi’ due for release next week, the Force could be with Star Wars fans who have valuable vintage action figures.

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Poundland have launched a �1 chocolate bar, Twin Peaks

Poundland launches Toblerone-style treat with 20 per cent more chocolate after court battle

Poundland has finally launched its £1 ‘Twin Peaks’ Toblerone-style chocolate bar this week after a lengthy legal wrangle over its shape and packaging.

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A screenshot from a Facebook Messenger Kids promotional video

Facebook launches messaging app for under-13s

Facebook has launched a messaging app for kids, a move which will see the social media giant expand their user base to a whole previously under-age sector.

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Man who died in six-car collision near Harborough has been named

Man who died in six-car collision near Harborough has been named

A man who died in a six-car collision on the A4304 west of Lubenham has been named as David Stacey.

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Crime news.

Man accused of trying to kill Wolvey car salesman dies in prison

A man accused of trying to kill a Warwickshire car salesman by running him over in a van he had arranged to test drive has died in prison, a judge has heard.

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How you access your news on our website is changing

Your questions answered over Harborough Mail website changes

Got a question about the changes to our website? Help is at hand.

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Police accident

Driver who died after his car hit a tree near Lutterworth has been named

The driver who died after his car was found in a ditch near Lutterworth has been named.

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How you access your news on our website is changing

Editor’s letter: How your Harborough Mail website is changing

A letter from David Summers, our Editorial Director, regarding some changes to the Harborough Mail website.

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