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The brave young woman who helped arrest Melton axe robber

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LH2222-01 : �Lionel Heap : Melton News : Craven Street Stores Axe Robbery : Ann and Richard Sage outside their Craven Street shop. Ann was attacked by the axe wielding robber and needed hospital treatment. EMN-170822-151305001

Tears of relief from victims as Melton axe robber pleads guilty

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This is the Wymeswold barn conversion which cost William de Ferrers �38,000 in court costs after using it as a home without planning permission EMN-170823-151006001

Man ordered to pay £38,000 in fines after using Wymeswold barn as a home without planning consent

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Melton residents invited to first Patch Walk in Sysonby ward

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Friends from Somerby and Ashwell united in quest to do Great North Run for Breast Cancer Now

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Over a third of girls face online pressure to live the ‘perfect life’

Offbeat

Gear up for vintage car and bike meet at Scalford

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Fire

Fire destroys tractor and baler in village field

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War historian Trevor Hearn, with a medal from the First World War, who has died at the age of 73. Picture: Tim Williams EMN-170822-105321001

Museum’s special tribute after death of Melton war historian

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Metaltek captain Dan Fleeman and Liam Holohan finished one-two at the West Midlands Championships last week EMN-170823-154859002

Melton semi-pro cycling team Metaltek-Kuota at crossroads after ‘best’ season

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Jamie Gibson (number five) and the British team made history EMN-170823-140531002

Gibson helps Britain make history at Euros

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Defending champion Sam Pollard led at the halfway stage, but was overhauled after lunch by Mick Wilson EMN-170822-174623002

Wilson crowned Melton Golf Club champion for fifth time

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Hamilton Tennis Club's mixed first team EMN-170822-193050002

Hamilton Tennis Club’s mixed team secure season-high result

Football

Grantham and Melton Cricket: Walkover edges champions Queniborough closer

Sport

Melton Olympic Cycling: Haines pips Faver to TT title

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Senior League: Good starts for Asfordby FC and Holwell Sports Development

Football

Stoke Rochford GC: Away day serves up stern test

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The Old Brickyard Tea Garden at Scalford PHOTO: Supplied

Gear up for vintage car and bike meet at Scalford

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All aboard for another steam train ride PHOTO: Tim Williams

Friends of the Stapleford Miniature Railway to stage open weekend

Whats on
Willow Sculpture workshop is available at Melton's Tresillian House PHOTO: Supplied

Willow sculpture and open garden at Melton’s Tresillian House

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Phoebe Howe makes friends with a South African Pygmy Falcon PHOTO: Tim Williams

Families enjoy Melton Learning Hub’s fete

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Variety is the spice for younger tea drinkers

Offbeat
Strongman Mighty Smith heaves a tractor across the main arena PHOTO: Tim Williams

Fete fun in Eastwell popular again

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