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A look at some of the main stories in this week’s edition of the Longford Leader

Senior citizens are being warned to be cautious when answering the door to strangers. A man stole a sum of money from an elderly woman in the Longford area after initially calling to her front door asking for a glass of water.

Longford town councillors are seeking to have the town boundaries extended. The areas being looked at include parts of Clondra, Ardagh, Killashee, Stonepark and Edgeworthstown.

Two Granard authors are hoping their new book will emulate the success of ‘50 Shades of Grey’ after it was published by Penguin Books.

In sport, Longford’s Under-21 footballers lifted the Hastings Cup after staging a late comeback to snatch victory against reigning champions Cavan.