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59 min ago | Lutterworth 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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3 hrs ago | 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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3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | Burton Mail

South Derbyshire CCTV images released in bid to catch crooks

Derbyshire Police has revealed pictures of four suspects they want to speak to regarding incidents, ranging from people not paying for petrol to stealing cash.

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4 hrs ago | Lutterworth Today

Folk star Chris is on his way back to Harborough

Wood has won gongs at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards four times - for Best Album, Best Original Track and twice as its Folk Singer of the Year.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Burton Mail

New scheme to help protect the vulnerable

The scheme, involving the North West Leicestershire Retail Crime Initiative, will offer support and assistance to anybody who feels vulnerable, threatened or distressed while in the area.

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Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Person injured after suspected assault in Oakham

This website and its associated newspaper adheres to the Press Complaints Commission's Code of Practice.

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Rutland and Stamford Mercury

Councillors step down from Rutland County Council and Oakham Town Council

Joanna Figgis has resigned from Rutland County Council, while Peter Lockett has stepped down from Oakham Town Council.

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Burton Mail

North West Leicestershire councillors set to take on Ice Bucket...

IT'S normally sharp suits and shiny shoes that can be seen around North West Leicestershire District Council's corridors of power, but that could all be set to change in the name of charity.

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Hinckley Times

End of summer fete planned to give new charity a lift

Her dream date was actually a conman based in Nigeria who was also scamming hundreds of other women from across the UK Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at As part of his ... (more)

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GhanaSoccerNet.com

Leicester City to launch loan bid for Ghana striker Abdul-Majeed Waris

Ghana striker Abdul-Majeed Waris could join his compatriot Jeffrey Schlupp at Leicester City as the English side are keen on signing the attacker by next week.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Hucknall and Bulwell Dispatch

One in five people in the East Midlands unaware that dementia risk can be reduced

Almost one in five people in the East Midlands do not think it is possible to reduce their risk of developing dementia, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by Alzheimer's Society.

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Hinckley Times

Threat to cut budget of charity for the blind

Her dream date was actually a conman based in Nigeria who was also scamming hundreds of other women from across the UK Whether it's football, bowls, cage fighting, fencing, tennis, fishing, golf, wrestling, darts, snooker, cricket, boxing, or anything else, we want to hear what the residents of Hinckley Bosworth have been playing at As part of his ... (more)

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This is Derbyshire

Unlucky for some a " 13 fined by Southern Derbyshire...

KELLY Addison-Lees, 33, of Whiteley Avenue, Ilkeston, was fined 200 told to pay 120 costs and 20 victim surcharge for an offence between March 26 and April 10. LUCY Austin, 52, of Macauley Street, Sinfin, was fined 400, told to pay 120 costs and 20 victim surcharge for an offence on April 15. SHELLEY Austin, 36, of Peveril Drive, Ilkeston, was ... (more)

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This is Derbyshire

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The US National Library of Medicine Research and the Fishers Centre for Alzheimer's Research Foundation have produced evidence showing how benzene gases and other traffic pollutants have a direct effect on the human body by aiding the development of dementia and other diseases.

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The Mountaineer Publishing Company

William James Kanos

William "Bill" James Kanos passed away at his residence Aug. 25, 2014, at the age of 93. He was a native of Fayetteville and was the son of the late James V. Kanos and Lucy Underwood Kanos, of Fayetteville.

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Burton Mail

Swadlincote park gets new sundial to honour its historic past

VISITORS to a popular South Derbshire park will be forgiven for thinking they have stepped back in time thanks to a long-awaited ode to an iconic feature.

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Ilkeston Advertiser

Drugs dealers are sentenced

Police forces across the East Midlands and the north of England were involved in the detection of the conspiracy, seizing kilos of amphetamine and cocaine in the process.

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This Is Leicestershire

'Variety and fun builds confidence for exams'

The teenager's mum was recovering from cancer surgery and he also had to cope with the death of his grandfather.

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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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