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Freedom Support Solutions opens new base in Harborough

A company which helps adults with learning disabilities and mental health issues has opened a new base in Market Harborough.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Harborough Today

New Rainbows shop opens its doors in Harborough

Children's hospice Rainbows opened its new charity shop in Harborough yesterday morning with patron and snooker personality Willie Thorne on cue to do the official honours.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

Angler Bob first to win two in Series

He last won in 2010 before taking his second victory on Bank Holiday Monday, when his haul of 161lb 10oz saw him finish well clear of his rivals in the 24-man field.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

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The Farm Shop and Deli Awards, in partnership with Olives Et Al, is run to recognise excellence in independent speciality retailers.

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This Is Leicestershire

NHS Jarrow marchers to reach county at the weekend

The 300-mile People's March involves a group of about 60 women marching from Jarrow, in the north east, to London to lobby Parliament over changes in the health service.

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Harborough Today

Rainbows shines again in Harborough with return of charity shop

The Loughborough-based hospice, which cares for youngsters from across the East Midlands with life-limiting or terminal illnesses, is opening its new premises at 4 Coventry Road, the former home of Expressions Framing and Gallery.

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Harborough Today

Ice bucket challenge is extended to town shops

Staff at Market Harborough's Starbucks coffee shop stopped work at 11am on Bank Holiday Monday to take part in the ice bucket challenge.

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Harborough Today

Police hunting anti-gay pamphleteers: one dressed as a monk

Police are on the look-out for a pair of homophobic pamphleteers who have been handing out hateful tracts in Market Harborough - one of whom was dressed as a monk.

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This Is Leicestershire

Golf: Craig Shave and Tom James share top prize in County PGA...

Leicestershire pair Craig Shave and Tom James, pictured right, shared the honours in the pro-medal section of the County PGA Joules pro-am at Market Harborough.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

Plans for 48 new houses in south east Market Harborough

A scheme to build 48 homes on the south-eastern edge of Market Harborough is likely to be approved next week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

This Is Leicestershire

Launde Abbey fun day enjoyed by hundreds

Hundreds of people visited Launde Abbey, in East Norton, Market Harborough which features a picturesque manor house and chapel set in countryside near the River Chater.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Lutterworth Today

Catholic group's donation to help African school

A Ghanian priest who has been visiting Harborough for the past 12 years has been presented with a cheque in recognition of his 25-year service to his faith.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Harborough Today

Truck-pull challenge hopes to haul in crowds

There's a lorry-load of fun and entertainment being wheeled into the district for the Bank Holiday Monday, with the second annual Welland Valley Charity Truck Pull event.

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Harborough Today

Arts Fresco gets newly-designed logo

Mikki, who gave her services for free and is well-known for her colourful "bendy" paintings of town scenes, said: "While paying homage to the old logo, and in a similar type of font, the new logo refreshes the event identity but brings it bang up to date.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

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

Surrey Advertiser

Great British Bake-Off winner lines up for Woking festival

The Bake-Off 2013 winner is due to judge the baking competition at this year's Woking Food and Drink Festival, next month Frances Quinn, winner of The Great British Bake-Off 2013, who will be appearing at Woking Food and Drink Festival The latest winner of The Great British Bake-Off will star at Woking Food and Drink Festival to demonstrate how ... (more)

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

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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Lutterworth Today

Flood alleviation work to take place

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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

Rail fares: Passengers warned of another price rise

From January the average price of fares will go up by 3.6 per cent, under the agreement that fares should rise by inflation plus one per cent every year.

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