Archive | January, 2013

Fairies & elves wanted for photograph competition

Children up to the age of 12 from the Harborough area are being invited to dress up as fairies or elves for a local photography competition with prizes worth up to £500. The children, who must be accompanied by a responsible adult, have the chance to be photographed in a professional studio with a specially […]

Harborough chartered surveyors appoint new head of commercial property

One of the region’s largest independent chartered surveyors has appointed a local commercial surveyor to head up its commercial property department. Kevin Skipworth has joined Andrew Granger & Co ( to help develop the company’s commercial business across their three offices in Market Harborough, Leicester and Loughborough. Joining them from Sturgis Snow & Astill, Kevin […]

Market Harborough boutique becomes area’s flagship store

An independent fashion boutique in Market Harborough has become the area’s flagship store after the closure of its sister branch. Jacks for Women in Oundle is closing next month (February), but co-owner Gill Haynes is hoping that loyal customers will make the 20 mile trip to the Harborough store. “We are very sorry to be […]

Dorothy Perkins Sale Now With An Extra 15% Off!

The Dorothy Perkins sale now has an extra 15% OFF plus new lines added! Take a look at some of the top sale items: Black embellished maxi dress Was: £150.00 Now: £75.00 Petite black velvet dress Was: £38.00 Now: £22.00 Black foil lace tee Was: £26.00 Now: 15.00 Owl print smock blouse Was: 32.00 Now: […]

Harborough companies invited to gear up for New Year growth in aid of local hospice

Local business owners and managers in Market Harborough are invited to a marketing seminar taking place in January to learn about the latest marketing trends and technology which will also raise funds for a local charity. The one day seminar is being held in aid of LOROS, the Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice, with the aim […]

TV’s Apprentice contestant comes to Harborough this January

A contestant in this year’s BBC1 show the Young Apprentice is coming to Harborough to meet local businesses. Alice |Smith was picked from 28,000 applicants as one the final twelve budding young entrepreneurs to compete on the show. She will be conducting a Q&A at the January Business Agenda meeting, a free monthly networking group […]

Counselling services for all ages now available in Harborough

Counselling services for people of all ages in the Harborough area including children from the age of four are now available at a local complementary health centre. Married therapists Simon and Ruth Commons are part of the holistic team of practitioners offering a range of wellbeing services at Archway House between Market Harborough and Lubenham. […]

Channel 4 make enquiries into ground breaking eco-house near Harborough

The production team behind Channel 4’s Grand Designs TV programme has enquired about featuring an eco-house which a trainee architect is hoping to build near Market Harborough on a future series of the primetime programme. The eco-house plans have been designed by Greg Mitchell, Creative Director at Leicestershire based Greg Mitchell Architecture & Design ( […]

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