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There is concern over the impact a massive new prison near Market Harborough would have on neighbouring villages. Both Lubenham and Foxton Parish Councils are strongly opposing the 1700-inmate jail going up on land adjacent to the existing Gartree prison. 600 staff would be employed if it is given the go-ahead, in addition to 100 […]

A company has been ordered to remove a digital advertising display from outside a Market Harborough supermarket, because it is an eye-sore. It was installed at the entrance to Sainsbury’s without planning permission and a government inspector has now ruled the District Council were right to refuse a retrospective application. Cllr Jonathan Bateman, Harborough District […]

Five men have been arrested after a burglary at a house in Sibbertoft. They were held following a Police pursuit, after a car stolen during the break-in on Welford Road on January 8th, triggered automatic number plate recognition cameras. A spokesperson for Northants Police said: “Officers spotted the stolen grey BMW parked up alongside a […]

A Lutterworth man has been jailed for five years for his involvement in a drug dealing gang. Joshua Davies, 24, of Crescent Road, pleaded guilty to being concerned in the supply of class A drugs at Leicester Crown Court. He was one of four men jailed following months of Police investigative work into a ‘drugs […]

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