Roberts Street Bomb Fell 19.11.40 about 22.30 hours. Killed 3 adults and 1 child. it fell in gardens between Roberts Street and Newton Road, and demolished rows of terraced houses in both streets. The space in Roberts Street is now occupied by Police houses. The blast from bomb jammed doors of the Fire Station so that they could not be opened, and also broke shop windows in the High Street.
York Road Flares fell in August 1942. A cannister of flares (used to illuminate a target) pierced the roof of the bottom house on left in York Road. It ignited the house and fractured a gas pipe. Escaping gas killed two people, named Abbott.
Harborough Road Bomb In August 1942 three large bombs were dropped by a German Bomber at the rear of number 60 Harborough Road, on land of Manor Farm. There were no injuries or damage to property but the craters were described by a local resident as "large enough to get a double-decker bus in".