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Casualties treated after car leaves the road and hits a fence at Melton

A male casualty was taken to hospital this afternoon (Monday) after a car left the road and hit a fence at Melton.

Transport
Never leave the house with wet hair - and always smile - Shutterstock

50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

Parents hand down the same nuggets of wisdom to their children that their own parents did - including ‘get an education’ and ‘always try your best’.

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The moment a staff member at the Craven Street Stores was threatened with an axe during a robbery. Neil Gordon has admitted carrying out the offence at Leicester Crown Court. EMN-170821-165331001

NEWSFLASH: Former soldier admits axe robbery offences at Melton stores

A former soldier has admitted robbing a Melton convenience store and attempting to rob another while armed with an axe.

Crime
Crowds watch the action on the village green at Old Dalby Day PHOTO: Tim Williams

Old Dalby Day is still going strong after over 30 years

A traditional village event that has been running over 30 years is returning on bank holiday Monday (August 28).

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Preparations well underway for popular street market at Langham

The residents of Langham are once again hosting their popular street market on bank holiday Monday.

Whats on
Youngsters and their elders make the most of The Community Family Lunch Project PHOTO: Supplied

Melton lunch project helps families budget food and live healthy

A project that aims to show care for the local community, by providing nutritious meals, physical activities and healthy eating advice for Melton families, has proved popular again during the school summer holidays this year.

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Global Harmony Choir are recruiting PHOTO: Supplied

More men wanted to join Melton choir that sings songs from around the world

Melton’s community choir, Global Harmony, is 20-years-old next year and is on the lookout for singers with deep voices!

Whats on
Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Tesco has recalled a huge list of items and products, including chocolate bars and quorn mince.

Business
‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

A major UK supermarket could have infected thousands of people with a strain of hepatitis E through its pork sausages, says researchers at Public Health England (PHE).

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The average modern British family revealed

The average modern British family revealed

The average modern family wakes up at 6:55am on a weekday, watches three and a half hours of television a day - and has a Ford on the driveway.

Offbeat 1
There will be a solar eclipse tonight: what are your chances of seeing it?

There will be a solar eclipse tonight: what are your chances of seeing it?

A solar eclipse is expected tonight (Monday), with some parts of the world seeing a TOTAL eclipse as the moon passes in between the Earth and the sun.

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The Vicar of Dibley cast PHOTO: Supplied

Cast line-up revealed for The Melton Mowbray Theatre Company’s September production of The Vicar of Dibley

This September, join The Melton Mowbray Theatre Company (TMMTC) at Melton Theatre for a hilarious stage adaption of one of Britain’s best loved sitcoms - The Vicar of Dibley.

Whats on
Meg a Man Legacy 2 features the series from 7 through to 10

Console Corner: Mega Man Legacy 2 review

It’s Mega Man, just not so... mega

Lifestyle
A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

A glass of wine or pint of beer a day can help people to live longer, according to new research.

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Photographs on display at Somerby Memorial Hall PHOTO: Supplied

Resplendant pictures captured by Somerby Camera Club

Some stunning photographs were on display recently at Somerby Memorial Hall.

Arts
Belvoir Castle Firework Champions event PHOTO: David Webster ARPS - www.instagram.com/big_dunk_photography/

Belvoir Castle hosts breathtaking firework competition where best companies go head to head

All eyes were on the evening sky above Belvoir Castle for the Fireworks Champions event last weekend.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Paula Downing picked up another win at the North Yorks Moors Marathon EMN-170817-121647002

Mablethorpe marathon runner conquers North Yorks Moors

Mablethorpe Running Club member Paula Downing joined more than 100 ultra athletes at the North York Moors Marathon.

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Turtle Bay restaurant at Exchange Street. EMN-170614-153333009

RESTAURANT REVIEW: New Caribbean restaurant ticks many boxes but summer children’s menu swings it

Having been to a very enjoyable preview night at Turtle Bay before it opened in June, I could name half a dozen reasons to return.

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An artist's impression of the new Aldi store in Leicester Road, Melton, which is due to open in September EMN-170818-114212001

Jobs still up for grabs at new Melton supermarket due to open next month

A new supermarket which is set to open in Melton next month is looking for store assistants and deputy store managers to work there.

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