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Musician Gordon Haskell wows fans at Whissendine

An evening of beautiful music was enjoyed on Wednesday (February 15) when Gordon Haskell visited Whissendine Village Hall with professional saxophone player, Paul Young.

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Melton racing driver looks Sharpe for new season

picture: Ed Sharpe

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St Francis Catholic Primary School celebrates World Thinking Day

Girls at Saint Francis Catholic Primary School swapped their school uniforms for their Guide, Brownie and Rainbows outfits to mark World Thinking Day.

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Dive in for the Melton Lions Swimarahton and raise money for good causes

It’s time to fetch your goggles, arm bands, trunks and swim suits.

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Angling: West grabs Asfordby and Melton match spoils

The weights were down as Asfordby and Melton Society of Anglers fished their latest match on Sunday.

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Men who sup more than seven pints of beer a week for several years ‘raise heart disease risk’

Men who drink more than a pint of beer a day over several years may increase their risk of heart disease by prematurely ageing their arteries, new research suggests.

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Point-to-point: High-calibre field for Garthorpe opener

Racing returns to Garthorpe on Sunday as the Cottesmore meeting opens the 2017 point-to-point season at the Melton Hunt Club course.

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Rearsby Village Hall to stage an evening of classical music

An evening of classical music at Rearsby Village Hall has been organised on Saturday (March 4).

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Old Dalby church to host Women’s World Day of Prayer service

A special church service is being held at St John the Baptist Church, Old Dalby, to celebrate Women’s World Day of Prayer.

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Award winners and recipients from 2016 with former Mayor Jeanne Douglas PHOTO: Tim Williams

Last chance to enter Melton’s Mayoral Awards 2017

Mayor of Melton David Wright is still inviting worthy nominations for his Mayor’s Awards.

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Ghost Recon is going openworld for the first time and it looks great

Console Corner: Ghost Recon goes openworld

The superb Tom Clancy Ghost Recon franchise is set for its first venture into an openworld setting when Wildlands launches next month.

Lifestyle
Freddie Allen in his Brooke running vest ahead of the London Marathon 
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Pickwell runner Freddie to run the London Marathon in memory of his mother

Thoughts of his mother who tragically died after being kicked by one of her horses, will be spurring Freddie on to complete his first London Marathon.

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Single white rose tribute to Melton councillor Val Manderson

A single white rose was placed where she normally sat as Melton councillors paid emotional tribute to colleague Val Manderson at their meeting last night (Thursday) following her death from breast cancer.

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Storm Doris pulled down trees all over the UK

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video.

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‘Can you hear me?’ - Melton residents warned to hang up on new phone scam

Melton residents are being warned of a new telephone scam which is currently sweeping the United States and is set to hit the UK.

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Belvoir trio, from left, Maxwell, Molly and Ben will tour Sri Lanka before the new season EMN-170223-115355002

Belvoir CC juniors earn county call-up for Sri Lanka tour

A trio of Belvoir Cricket Club juniors are set to tour Sri Lanka after being called up by their county.

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Action from Holwell's quarter-final win over Melton EMN-161214-110943002

Holwell Sports set for stiff County Cup semi-final test

Holwell Sports will attempt to reach their first senior County Cup final in 17 years next week.

Football
Melton juniors Alex Warrington and Isabelle Pymm (left) with fellow qualifiers Alice Atkin and Joseph Noon EMN-170221-130233002

Young bowlers Isabelle and Alex reach county final

Young Melton bowlers Isabelle Pymm and Alex Warrington are one step away from becoming county champions after an excellent performance in the qualifiers.

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Architect appointed for new food and drink hub at Melton market

Work is to start on designing a special hub at Melton Cattle Market to showcase the borough’s heritage for food and drink.

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Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain at a new low

Boredom in Britain is at an all-time low - thanks to our our SMARTPHONES.

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