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Harborough district girls celebrated the Big Brownie Birthday in style earlier this summer with huge simultaneous stop-overs at different venues in the region. Girls from the Market Harborough Brownies' units took part in sleepovers at the county girlguiding campsite centre at Topstones near Tilton-on-the-Hill in the Harborough district, at Conkers in Derbyshire, Snibston Discover Park in Coalville and the National Space Centre in Leicester as part of a special adventure to mark the centenary of the Brownies movement.
Two sisters from the Harborough district defied the odds to give their family a double celebration by both giving birth on the same day.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A great night of fun, laughter and snooker was had on Saturday night in the Harborough district when legendary snooker champions Steve Davis and John Parrot made a visit to Leicester Grammar School Hall.
A proposal to build a 64-metre high wind turbine in the countryside has been condemned by a local parish council as introducing "an alien structure to a tranquil rural setting".
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:18 am
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