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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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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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Steve Crick with the pot hole that ruined his tyre on Meadow Street.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-180321-104254005

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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Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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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 woman left with horrific injuries after motorcyclists forced her car off the road

A mum suffered horrific facial injuries when she crashed after swerving to avoid hitting two motorbike yobs playing a deadly game of "chicken" with her car.
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Junction nightmare...David Durran vice chairman and Martin Reynolds chairman at the Shearsby Bath crossroads.'PICTURE: ANDREW CARPENTER NNL-170711-130147005

Will locals pay to make danger junction near Harborough safer?

It should be Leicestershire County Council who pays for road improvements within its area.

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VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

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VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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VIDEO: Chilling footage shows moment child’s buggy rolls into the path of freight train in Warwickshire

This is the shocking moment a thankfully empty child’s buggy was ripped apart when it rolled across a railway platform and into the path of an oncoming train in Warwickshire.

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