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Monday Jul 28 | Harborough Today

New crafts day for revamped Market Hall

The introduction of a new vintage day at the town's revamped indoor market is being followed up with a new craft day initiative.

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Related Topix: Life, Hobbies, Crafts, Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Monday Jul 28 | Harborough Today

Ethnic minority awards nod for design company

The Curious Agency, based at 149 St Mary's Road in town, is one of three companies from Leicestershire to be shortlisted for the Minority Supplier Development Awards as part of a biennial celebration to mark the achievement of UK small and medium-sized enterprises with at least 51 per cent black or ethnic minority ownership.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Harborough Today

Broadband group unimpressed by BT's offering

The Welland Valley Broadband Group, which is battling for faster internet speeds for several villages in the south-east area of Harborough district as well as some villages on the Harborough-Northamptonshie border, met with BT chiefs last week to hear what the firm is prepared to do to improve the broadband situation in their areas.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Lutterworth Today

Broadband group unimpressed by BT's offering

The Welland Valley Broadband Group, which is battling for faster internet speeds for several villages in the south-east area of Harborough district as well as some villages on the Harborough-Northamptonshie border, met with BT chiefs last week to hear what the firm is prepared to do to improve the broadband situation in their areas.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Harborough Today

Anger as plans for waste plant get go-ahead

Furious residents yelled "shame on you" from the public gallery as councillors approved two controversial green power schemes for a rural site in the district.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Lutterworth Today

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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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Arts, Ballet

Tue Jul 22, 2014

FarmingUK

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Home, Home Listing, Northamptonshire County, England,

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom, Weather

Lutterworth Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Northamptonshire County, England, Jonathan, MS

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Harborough Today

Brothers finish run for charity

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Northamptonshire County, England

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Harborough Today

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.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Harborough Today

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.

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Related Topix: Leicestershire County, England, United Kingdom

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