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Inside this week’s Longford Leader we have details of how just under half of those due to pay the Household Charge gave over the €100 to Longford Co Council. Read the council’s response.

Also, details about another sexual attack on a woman in Longford town on Sunday night. Gardai are appealing for witnesses to come forward.

Hollywood actor Will Ferrell, who has family connections to the county, may return to Ireland, and possibly Longford, to do a film.

We also have a special 16-page supplement on this year’s Co Longford Ploughing Championships, which take place this Sunday in Ballymahon.

Among the many stories inside the newspaper, we also have:

- A Longford animator’s short film has been selected for a prestigious film festival.

- The launch of a new gardening competition for kids.

- Details about the latest burglaries in Longford.

- Kerbing stolen from Killashee village

- An interview with the Garda Chief Superintendent, who talks about crime in the county, including the drugs problem.

- A new sporting organisation seeks a new ground.

- A prestigious honour for a Longford Dance company.

- St Christopher’s management and parents to meet with minister.

- Photos from the Longford Rose night and Clondra’s school extension opening.

- All the local news from your area

As well as that, we have all the sports action - Reports from the ACFL round one games, plus a look ahead to Longford’s home game against Wexford.

All that, and more, in this week’s Longford Leader, which is available from your local shop on Wednesday morning, April 4.

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