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Youngsters net roles in Nutcracker production
Hannah Bishop , of Medbourne, Ashlea Knight of Kibworth and Abigail Taylor of Fleckney were selected at auditions from more than250 young hopefuls.
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Tue Jul 22, 2014
John O' Gaunt, Melton Mowbray
The farm offers a rare opportunity to buy a good house with fine, uninterrupted views set in its own land within a ring fence.
Try your might for the second truck-pull day
Teams are being challenged to test their might and pull eight-ton trucks along a one-mile course for the second annual Welland Valley Charity Truck Pull event.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Bethan braves a 4,000-foot climb
Mum Bethan Whitelaw was sitting having a quiet cup of coffee when she saw a poster going up in a library window asking for charity volunteers.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Trust invites you to to learn how to play
The Great Bowden Recital Trust music charity is launching a sponsored Learn to Play programme giving 50 people the chance to learn their first instrument.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Slimmers launch new groups in area to pass on their weightloss knowledge
First-time mum Sharon Wright is setting up a new class in Harborough because she wants to share her knowledge of how she lost three-and-a-half stone in six months.
Heat health alert for Harborough and wider county
The Met Office has issued a level-two 'heat health alert' for Harborough people to take extra care on Friday, as well as this weekend.
Extra cash for broadband, but who will benefit?
An investment of 9.2m will be made to improve broadband speeds for rural areas but some pockets in Harborough district are still likely to miss out, a County Hall manager admitted this week.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Volunteer fundraiser receives a hero award
An NSPCC volunteer who has earned an award for eight years of dedicated fundraising, is showing no signs of slowing down as she prepares for her next adventure.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Brothers finish run for charity
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Woodland group calls it a day due to a lack of land
A group set up with ambitions to create a woodland for the community in Harborough has been forced to disband.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Schools proud to earn anti-bullying awards
Leicestershire County Council has given charter marks to schools which demonstrated that anti-bullying work is carried out throughout the year.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Grand opening for ice cream palour
An ice cream parlour has created a special corset-themed sundae to celebrate its grand opening in Harborough on Saturday.
VIDEO: Festival a huge draw for music fans
A record crowd turned out to enjoy more than 20 different music acts during the sixth annual Lubstock festival last week.
Young people's charity stalwart to be made an MBE
A dedicated Harborough district man who has been involved with a Leicestershire young people's charity for more than 30 years has been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Audi owners on alert after 28 break-ins in 48 hours
Police have issued a warning to Audi vehicle owners after a spate of thefts from vehicles in a 48-hour period.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Demolition plan is lodged for school
Plans to demolish a village primary school in the Harborough area which was closed due to a lack of pupils have been lodged by Northamptonshire County Council officers.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Desborough feels the pinch as Tesco abandons plans for a new store there
The knock-on effect of the out-of-town Tesco store being given planning permission in Harborough is already being felt - with breaking news this afternoon confirming that the retail giant will not be pursuing its plans for a new Desborough store.
Relief fire crew due to be axed
A fire relief crew based in the Harborough district is due to be axed under a raft of cuts proposed by the fire service.
Second plan for solar farm revealed
It looks like a solar-centred summer for Harborough, as plans for a second big solar energy farm near the town have just been submitted to Harborough District Council.