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  1. In pictures: Tracking down the finest beers at Market Bosworth's Rail Ale FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Hinckley Times

    With more than 70 ales on sale, along with ciders, perries, fruit wines and Pimm's, there was enough to quench any thirst Rail Ale festival goers worked up a thirst at the seventh annual steam-themed drinks fest courtesy of the Battlefield Line and Hinckley and Bosworth branch of Camra. Held at Market Bosworth station it featured steam engines of all kinds, shapes and sizes, from rolling stock on the preserved steam railway to original steam rollers and traction engines, plus small scale working replicas.

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  2. Top 10 places to eat out in Hinckley and BurbageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Hinckley Times

    Looking at the list, none of the new places that have just opened in town have yet made it to the top 10. But there are some familiar faces in there, including some from Burbage which TripAdvisor links in with Hinckley. In total, TripAdvisor has ratings for 87 places to eat in Hinckley and Burbage.

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  3. Hinckley's newest playground opened todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Hinckley Times

    The children's play space is located near the bandstand and features a motte and bailey theme with a timber castle structure, wooden houses, a forest watch tower, sheep and ram rockers and a catapult basket swing. Youngsters have already been getting to grips with the exciting new equipment but the official opening is on August 1 - the first day of the week-long Snap Dragon Children and Families Festival.

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  4. Evening digest: here's what you missed in the news todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Hinckley Times

    These words are part of a rousing epitaph to Barwell accountant Susan Taylor, who died three years ago swimming the Channel to raise money for Loughborough-based Rainbows Hospice for children and young people and Diabetes UK. They appear in a memorial inscription on a bench overlooking the sea at Varne Ridge Channel Swim Park between Folkestone and Dover where the 34-year-old stayed before setting off on what became a fatal fundraising endeavour.

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  5. Burbage man jailed for abuse of young girl in 1990sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Hinckley Times

    A Burbage man has been handed an eight year jail term for the sexual abuse of a young girl in the 1990s. Fifty-year-old David John Fern was found guilty at Leicester Crown Court of four counts of indecency with a child and one of indecent assault 20 years ago when the girl was aged between four and six-years-old.

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  6. Barwell woman sexually assaulted girl and sent photos of abuse to manRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Hinckley Times

    A sex offender who molested a three-year-old girl and sent explicit images of the child has been found guilty. Sadie Annette Morris, 24, is facing jail after being found guilty of sexual assault and distributing three indecent images of the child.

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  7. Barwell woman accused of sexually assaulting girl gives evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Hinckley Times

    A Barwell woman accused of sexually assaulting a three-year-old girl told a jury it was a "mystery" how indecent images of the child ended up on a man's mobile phone. While she admitted sending "random strangers" sexual pictures of herself, Sadie Annette Morris, 24, said she would never take or send pornographic images of a child.

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  8. The Midlands is the place to be for theme parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | Hinckley Times

    When it comes to a day out, the Midlands offers some of the best attractions in Europe, according to TripAdvisor. Favourites Alton Towers, West Midland Safari Park and Drayton Manor are all listed in Tripadvisor's top 10 amusement parks in Europe, beating the famous Walt Disney Studios Park in Paris.

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  9. The most popular used car: BMW 3 SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Hinckley Times

    The most looked-for used car on the What Car? website was the BMW 3 Series. The version before the current model gets a five-star rating.

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  10. Barwell woman on trial for sexual assault of girl and distribution of indecent imagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Hinckley Times

    A Barwell woman is standing trial accused of sexually assaulting a little girl and distributing three indecent images of her. She is claiming she is not responsible for child pornography found on the mobile phone of a man she was allegedly in contact with.

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  11. Barwell is the sole library to close in cost-cutting plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Hinckley Times

    More than two thirds of Leicestershire's community libraries will be run by local groups by the end of the month Barwell is the only village library to shut down after volunteers pulled their bid to take responsibility because of fears over its long-term sustainability. It means more than two thirds of Leicestershire's community libraries will be run by local groups by the end of the month.

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  12. Evening digest: here's what you missed in the news todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Hinckley Times

    Two supermarkets with outlets in Hinckley have recalled a range of pasta products after fears they contain pieces of rubber. Sainsbury's which has a store in The Crescent and Tesco which has a supermarket in Hawley Road have taken action with tinned pasta products manufactured by Belgian firm Noliko NV.

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  13. Burbage KeepTheBeat founders call for calm over heart unit threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Hinckley Times

    "We said last time there was a threat it was business as usual. I think this time the message is it is business is even better than usual" Founders of a charity set up to support heart patients at Glenfield Hospital have called for calm in the wake of a new threat to children's complex cardiac care services.

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  14. Barwell man's GBH case is adjournedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Hinckley Times

    The hearing on Monday at Leicester Crown Court resulted in a new date for plea and directions in the matter of Dean Sainsbury. Sainsbury, 26, of Bardon Road, Barwell, is accused of inflicting grievous bodily harm on a 54-year-old man during an incident at Chapel Street, Top Town in Barwell on Saturday June 11. He first appeared before Leicester Magistrates' Court on Monday June 13 before being remanded back into custody ahead of the crown court date.

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  15. Swansea may swoop for Leo Ulloa of LeicesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Hinckley Times

    The Swans are short of options up front, with Alberto Paloschi having already departed the club and Bafetimbi Gomis left out of the club's pre-season tour of the USA. Ulloa joined Leicester from Brighton and Hove Albion for a then record fee of 8 million in 2014, scoring 11 goals in 37 games in his first season, and netting a further six in 29 during last season's heroics, despite falling behind Jamie Vardy and Shinji Okazaki in the pecking order.

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  16. Barwell's famous rock lands green plaque honourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Hinckley Times

    National Space Centre curator Dan Kendall with the largest known chunk of the Barwell meteorite which fell to earth on Christmas Eve 1965. It is now owned by London's Natural History Museum The Barwell meteorite, jet engineer Sir Frank Whittle and women's rights campaigner Lady Florence Dixie have all been chosen as winners in this year's green plaque awards.

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  17. Quiz: Do you know your village pubs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Hinckley Times

    At the Hinckley Times, we pride ourselves in journalism that is honest, accurate and fair. We do our best to correct errors or publish clarifications as soon as possible.

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  18. Ageing Burbage twitcher unfit to drive minibusRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Hinckley Times

    Frustrated birdwatching tour driver Ken Reeves has been told he can no longer take the wheel of large minibuses because he is too old. A founder member of Burbagebirders - a group of amateur birdwatchers which travels the UK and Europe in search of avian antics - he has been told that now he is 70 he is no longer licensed to drive the kinds of vehicles he has been using for the past three decades.

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  19. Post Office proposal for Market BosworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Hinckley Times

    The town's former post office closed in November last year after being run by husband and wife Brian and Lynne Eveson for nearly four decades. No-one came forward to take over the business and although a small post box was put up in the market square, no other replacement service was offered to the busy market town.

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  20. Latest planning applications for Hinckley and BosworthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Hinckley Times

    At the Hinckley Times, we pride ourselves in journalism that is honest, accurate and fair. We do our best to correct errors or publish clarifications as soon as possible.

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