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Community near Harborough 'devastated' over loss of its only bus

A mobile home community where most residents are retired has been left “disgusted” and “devastated” at the potential loss of their only bus.

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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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Average speed cameras are being installed between Lutterworth and Market Harborough

New speed cameras to be installed between Market Harborough and Lutterworth

Plans for new average speed cameras on a busy main road through a Harborough district village have been welcomed by local residents.
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New CCTV camera installed at busy Harborough junction

A new closed circuit television camera (CCTV) has been installed in the district.

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Ryanair has just made it harder for passengers to check in - unless you pay for your seat

Customers flying with Ryanair will find it harder to check-in for their flights this summer - unless they pay for their seat.

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Work is continuing on the improvements to Market Harborough's rail station

Council leader says Market Harborough's station upgrade remains a 'top priority' for Network Rail

The leader of Harborough District Council says he is pleased that a major project to improve Market Harborough’s railway station remains a “top priority” for Network Rail.

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Lucky escape for a driver as their car flips onto its roof on a busy Market Harborough road

This is the surprising sight that greeted rush hour traffic near Market Harborough town centre on Monday evening this week.

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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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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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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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Potholes: Is this the worst road in Harborough?

It’s the third week of our pothole campaign, and we think we’ve found the worst road in the Harborough district – so far.

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One of the potholes in Springfield Street

Campaign: Let's fix Harborough's roads

Anyone who’s been along Springfield Street in Market Harborough, or a hundred rural roads across the district, knows that potholes are an issue that appears to be getting bigger.

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Market Harborough Station

Passengers are being advised to plan ahead as the next phase of multi-million pound upgrade to railway in Harborough

The first piece of work to upgrade the track at Market Harborough takes place this weekend as part of a major project to increase the line speed through the station.

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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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The scene of the incident

Names of those who died in car crash near Harborough released by police

Police have named the three people who died in a road traffic collision near Market Harborough.

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Three people die in crash near Market Harborough

Police are appealing for witnesses after three people died in a road traffic collision near Market Harborough on Monday.
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Harborough MP backs construction traffic protesters

Harborough MP Neil O’Brien has backed a residents’ campaign against plans to route construction traffic down their streets.

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Comment: Nationalising our railways is the only way to fix chronic problems

Just who exactly supports the UK’s privatised railway industry?

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Desborough man in critical condition after car accident

A man from Desborough is in a critical condition following a car accident this morning.

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