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Desborough Town Council elections likely to be held in April or May

Elections to fill 10 vacancies on Desborough Town Council may be held in April or May.

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Just two councillors remain on Desborough Town Council

Labour Party sets out plan for Desborough Town Council

The Labour Party says the 10 seats left vacant on Desborough Town Council should be filled at the earliest opportunity.

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Independent Desborough group ready for early election

The leader of a party set up to solely serve the people of Desborough says they are ready to fill 10 seats on the town council.

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Just two councillors remain on Desborough Town Council

Tories resign en masse at Desborough Town Council

The Conservative group on Desborough Town Council has resigned en masse after claims of bullying and abuse.

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From left, Harborough MP Neil O'Brien and Rohini Corfield outside 10 Downing Street

Pioneering campaigner from Market Harborough takes a trip to Number 10

The project manager of a pioneering Harborough campaign aimed at reducing loneliness has been to 10 Downing Street.

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The four Lynx helicopters fly over the crash site at Tilton on the Hill. PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER

Solemn reminder of a fatal helicopter crash near Market Harborough

There were tears and prayers when four helicopters flew over the site of a fatal crash in Harborough this week.

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Superbug fuelled by food additive

Deadly superbug fuelled by food additive in cakes, juices and jams

A sugar additive found in cream cakes, fruit juices and jams has fuelled the rise of a killer superbug, according to new research.

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Fizzy drinks fuelling obesity crisis in children AND adults

Fizzy drinks fuelling obesity crisis in children AND adults

Fizzy drinks really are fuelling the obesity epidemic - among both children and adults, according to new research.

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Xenophobic Brits more likely to have voted Brexit claims study

Xenophobic Brits more likely to have voted Brexit claims study

British citizens who fear immigrants and thought they threatened their values and way of life were more likely to have voted Brexit.

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Energy drinks ‘cause mental health problems and kidney damage’

Energy drinks ‘cause mental health problems and kidney damage’

Children should be banned from buying energy drinks as they can cause high blood pressure, heart problems, obesity and even kidney damage, warns new research.

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VIDEO: Everything you need to know from Philip Hammond’s Budget

All the key facts from Philip Hammond’s Budget with our video graphics.

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Independent Desborough group claims landslide victory in maiden election

A party created out of frustration at Desborough’s huge tax rise has claimed a landslide victory in its first election.

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Independent Desborough group gearing up for first election

Independent Desborough group gearing up for first election

A political party borne out of frustration over Desborough’s 400 per cent council tax rise will contest its first election this month.

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Cllr Neil Bannister

New leader elected for Harborough District Council

A new leader has been picked for the Harborough district.

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Cllr Blake Pain.

Council leader Blake Pain resigns in shock move at meeting

The Conservative leader of Harborough District Council Blake Pain has announced his resignation in a shock move at tonight’s (Mon) Full Council meeting.

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Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Four million over-55s plan to downsize

Nearly four million homeowners aged over 55 have plans to downsize, according to a new survey.

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John Dilley

John's real-time WW1 blog: A sobering front page

August 21, 1917...

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Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

Energy drinks could act as a ‘gateway’ to cocaine for young people, say scientists.

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GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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