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8 hrs ago | Lutterworth Today

Labour picks its man to fight the next election

Cllr Meghani is a Leicester City councillor for the Beaumont Leys area of Leicester and serves on the court of Leicester University.

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10 hrs ago | This Is Leicestershire

Football: Talent is nurtured at county academy

Football Development Schools take on aspiring footballers from around the East Midlands and train them to professional standard, with considerable success.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Lutterworth Today

Crowd goes potty for snooker during Loros charity fundraiser

A great night of fun, laughter and snooker was had on Saturday night in the Harborough district when legendary snooker champions Steve Davis and John Parrot made a visit to Leicester Grammar School Hall.

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Lutterworth Today

Turbine planning policy is criticised

A proposal to build a 64-metre high wind turbine in the countryside has been condemned by a local parish council as introducing "an alien structure to a tranquil rural setting".

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Lutterworth Today

Start building now, council pleads

A big thank you for contributing... We really appreciate you taking the time to send your content...if it complements our coverage we'll use it in our website or in our newspaper.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Harborough Today

Record GCSE results for Great Glen's Leicester Grammar School

This year has seen the best set of GCSE and IGCSE results yet for the Harborough district-based Leicester Grammar School.

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Harborough Today

Deserted village gets listed status

But it isn't a ridiculous mistake - the long-abandoned "lost" village of Little Oxendon, which lies between Great Oxendon and Market Harborough Golf Club, was selected because of its buried remains.

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This Is Leicestershire

Plans to build 275 homes on farmland in Bushy have been...

Bloor Homes wants to develop the 40-acre site at Charity Farm, off the A47 Uppingham Road, on the edge of Bushby.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Harborough Today

21-year-old Great Oxendon chef dies after car crash last night

A young chef from the Harborough area was killed in a road crash in Rutland at 11pm last night after the car in which he was a passenger hit a tree.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Harborough Today

African head teacher says thanks for support

Gambian head teacher Ismaila Sisay sent the message to local people whose cash donations through a Harborough area charity have helped to keep his school alive.

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Flintshire Standard

Buckley's pride as memorial unveilved to crashed bomber

The memorial to the Wellington bomber crew was revealed at a special ceremony on Saxby Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, 70 years after the bomber fell there on August 13, 1944.

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This Is Leicestershire

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More businesses are moving to Leicestershire and reaping the benefits. Isobel Frodsham spoke to three people who are glad they decided to relocate their companies from the south-east Moving from the bustling city to the peace of the countryside to raise a family is common among many business people.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Harborough Today

Harborough dancer in Got To Dance semi-finals

A dancer from Harborough has got to the semi-final of a TV talent competition, after a performance by her group that judges described as "phenomenal".

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Harborough Today

More war projects are under way

The new display, called Drawn to Danger: The Art of War, opened at Harborough Museum on July 31 and runs until November 15. It explores pieces by First World War artist Frank Brangwyn alongside the work of contemporary war artists such as Jules George, Matthew Cook and Arabella Dorman who have documented recent conflicts first-hand.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Basingstoke Gazette

Owners of Dixon Road site ordered to plant trees

THE owners of a site in Sherfield-on-Loddon where hundreds of trees were felled have been ordered to return the land to how it was.

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Harborough Today

Appeal after burglary

The break-in happened on Saturday, August 2, in Church Street, Billesdon, some time between 12.15am and 7.30am.

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Harborough Today

Exclusive: Police cover 'worryingly low' says whistleblower

Police cover for the district is being left worryingly low, a police whistleblower has claimed, leaving the area vulnerable to crime and officers being put in danger.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

Passengers incensed as Arriva cuts buses

Mohanadev Sampath, manager at Subway in Lutterworth, whose trip to and from work will be hit by bus service cuts The 58 Hinckley bus service runs between Market Harborough and Hinckley, stopping at Lutterworth and several villages along the route.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Harborough Today

Charity festival brings rockin' time to the Rec

Rock on the Rec is making a rollicking' return for its fifth outing in a fortnight's time in Market Harborough.

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The Bluegrass Ireland Blog

Alert: stolen Gibson Mastertone banjo

From the midlands of England, Ron Stevens , organiser of the Heart of England Bluegrass Venue in Kenilworth, forwards this appeal from Terry Foster : Just wondered if you could please keep an eye out for my 1972 Gibson Mastertone five-string banjo, stolen in Leicestershire on the 8th August.

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