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‘Premium’ supermarkets add value to Harborough homes, according to research

Harborough’s selection of supermarkets adds significant value to the town’s homes - according to research published by Lloyds Bank. Peter Buckingham, diresctor of residential sales at Andrew Granger & Co, says the access to ‘premium’ stores like...

today, 17:08 in Regional East
 

Poignant ‘Tommy’ silhouette installed in Lutterworth

A poignant reminder of those local people who made the ultimate sacrifice during World War I has been installed close to a town war memorial. Harborough District Council has installed the striking metal figure next to the War Memorial in Lutterworth...

today, 15:54 in Regional East
 

400 more homes for village in Harborough district?

A huge scheme for 400 more homes in a Harborough district village has just been submitted to the council. The outline application from Manor Oak Homes is for up to 400 houses – including a site for a new primary school – on an 82-acre site south of...

today, 09:36 in Regional East
 

'I'm just disappointed really' says owner of Market Harborough cafe and bar that was broken into overnight

A thief broke into a Market Harborough cafe and bar last night (Wednesday, August 15), and stole a quantity of alcohol. The break-in happened at The Square Cafe Bar in the town centre. The thief, his face hidden with a scarf, broke through the front...

yesterday, 11:15 in Regional East
 

A-level Results: Students at Market Harborough's Robert Smyth School celebrate

A-level results have held steady in Harborough, despite results nationally showing an eight-year low. Dan Cleary, Principal of Robert Smyth School said today's results were "really brilliant" with pupils securing more than a hundred A* and A...

yesterday, 11:15 in Regional East
 

Boxer from Market Harborough to be honoured with green plaque

A champion boxer from Market Harborough will be commemorated with a green plaque after the public voted for him to receive the honour More than 5,000 votes were cast in the quest to find the latest six winners to be honoured with a green plaque by...

yesterday, 10:03 in Regional East
 

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across our region. This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. While some people may not...

Wednesday, 10:55 in Regional East
 

£6 million pumped into local facilties and infrastructure over past five years says Harborough District...

Money from new developments has helped pay for new community infrastructure across the district says Harborough District Council The district council says that more than £1million a year is being pumped into communities in the Harborough district to...

Wednesday, 10:26 in Regional East
 

Big adventure book from intrepid Harborough man

Harborough-based adventurer and TV star Ed Stafford has a big new book out soon, encouraging readers to “do their own bonkers trip!” Ed (42), who lives in Hallaton, was the first person to walk the length of the Amazon and now hosts survival shows on...

Tuesday, 09:36 in Regional East
 

Pedestrians injured after car crash near Houses of Parliament

A number of pedestrians have been injured after an incident outside the Houses of Parliament, police have confirmed. A crash involving a car has taken place by the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament earlier this morning. An armed response team...

Tuesday, 08:38 in Regional East
 

Last ditch search for Lottery winner who may live in the Harborough area

The clock really is ticking for a mystery local lottery winner who has just a week left to claim an amazing Lotto Millionaire Raffle prize worth £1,000,000. The last-ditch search is still on to find the owner of the winning ticket from the Lotto draw...

Monday, 13:03 in Regional East
 

John's real-time WW1 blog: Turning point in the war for Market Harborough readers

August 13, 1918... This remarkable photograph of the RAF destroying German planes in an aerial dogfight marks a turning point in the way the war is covered by the Market Harborough Advertiser. Throughout the reporting of the conflict the Advertiser...

Monday, 12:01 in Regional East
 

Harborough property firm leads the way in industry survey

A property agency in Harborough has been named as one of the biggest in the UK in a prestigious industry survey. Fisher German is in the top 15 of the Property Week Top UK Agency 2018 survey, which ranks firms in order of UK revenue. The firm achieved...

Sunday, 09:12 in Regional East
 

The big Harborough planning dilemma...

A series of light industrial units near Great Bowden; work to trees in Lubenham; internal alterations to the pub in Tilton on the Hill. Just three of 18 planning applications received so far this week by Harborough District Council. Any one of them...

Sunday, 08:18 in Regional East
 

The day Market Harborough mugging victim got his money back

It’s been almost eight weeks since 79-year-old Angus Rudkin was robbed in broad daylight on the streets of Market Harborough. But this week brought much better news for ‘Gus’, who uses a walking frame – he got every penny of his stolen money back....

Saturday, 08:21 in Regional East
 
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