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King Charles I is being brought back to life in Tur Langton tomorrow. History enthusiast Daniel Williams will be dressed as the Stuart monarch are he recreates history from 374 years ago. He’ll walk from the The Crown Pub to the King Charles Well located in a field near-by, which many people are unaware exists. […]

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18th January 2019

There are celebrations today after local sports teams and individuals won top awards last night. Market Harborough trampolining star Andrew Stamp picked up the Young Sportsman of the Year title at the Leicester Mercury Sports Awards, in recognition of his silver medal at last year’s Youth Olympic Games. Market Harborough’s Borough Alliance Football Club were […]

Hundreds of power tools belonging to tradespeople have been security marked and registered during an initiative launched in Market Harborough. Police have teamed up with SDS Trade Equipment, who have been providing the service for free, in a bid to return tools to their rightful owners should they be stolen and then recovered. It follows […]

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18th January 2019

The parking machine stolen from a car park in Lutterworth last month has been found dumped in a field. It is too badly damaged to be used again though, after it was smashed out of the ground in the Church Close car park by a vehicle. There was no cash in the machine at the […]

Police are appealing for witnesses and information after thieves stole power tools from a van in Market Harborough in broad daylight. Sanders and drills  were among items taken from the Renault van while it was parked in the car park off Doddridge Road between 1.45pm and 2.30pm on Wednesday. The thieves drilled a hole in […]

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18th January 2019

A driver was taken to hospital after a two-car crash on the A508 between Market Harborough and Great Oxendon this morning. The woman was cut out of the wreckage of a Mercedes by fire crews, who were called to the entrance to Waterloo Cottage Farm, just before 6.45am. Police – who closed the road for […]

Plans have been announced for 350 new homes on the outskirts of Market Harborough. Persimmon Homes is behind the proposal for land east of Blackberry Grange, off Northampton Road. The land in question is identified for housing development in Harborough Council’s proposed local plan, although it warns of the potential for it to increase traffic […]

Emergency services say a driver has a lucky escape after his car was involved in collision with a lorry on the A14 near Kelmarsh this morning. The man was released from the wreckage by fire crews who were called to the eastbound carriageway near Junction 2 at 7.45am, together with Police and the Air Ambulance. […]

A campaign is getting underway to save Market Harborough’s Town Centre Post Office. Hfm revealed earlier this week the branch in St Mary’s Place could shut in April. Harborough MP Neil O’Brien has written to the Chief Executive of the Post Office seeking an urgent meeting with him about the future of the service. And […]

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17th January 2019

A man’s been charged with five sex attacks against women in Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire. Police say four of the victims reported being raped, another woman says she was assaulted. The offences are alleged to have taken place between 2009 and 2014. 53 year-old Jason Lawrance, from Liphook in Hampshire, is due before Nottingham Magistrates’ Court […]


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