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Column: A new chapter for Primal Fitness by Melton personal trainer Adam Chambers

After five years on North Street, Melton, Primal Fitness has moved to a larger premises just round the corner at 4 Charlotte Street.

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Gardens at Whissendine ready to look round

Preparations for the forthcoming open gardens event at Whissendine are well underway.

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Families invited to classic car and motorcycle meet at Whissendine

Firmly established within the Whissendine Feast Week, the third running of the classic car and motorcyle meet returns at the beginning of July.

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Swimmers honoured at Melton Lions presentation night

Melton Lions Club recently held their annual Swimarathon presentation evening at Gloucester House.

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More teams of four needed for Melton Mowbray Round Table’s canoe race

A plea by Melton Mowbray Round Table has been made for more teams to enter their fourth annual canoe race around Egerton Park.

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Poignant book is a tribute to ‘sweet Caroline’

A Melton mum has written a loving and moving biography of the daughter she tragically lost in a riding accident to raise money for two charities which have a close connection to her.

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Melton Foxes follow in footsteps of their namesakes

Melton Foxes Under 8s got to tread in the footsteps of the former Premier League champions earlier this month.

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Youth cricket: Old Dalby U15s wrap up Frisby win

Old Dalby Under 15s picked up another good win at Frisby, Hoby and Rotherby.

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Record crowds celebrate Armed Forces Day in Melton

Record crowds turned out on Monday for Melton’s ‘Fly the Flag’ event to welcome the approach of Armed Forces Day.

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Graduates to take on railway challenge at miniature railway near Melton

Twelve university student engineering teams are gearing up to compete in the Institution of Mechanical Engineers Railway Challenge at Stapleford Miniature Railway near Melton.

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Here comes the Cavalry!

A spectacular performance of the world-renowned Musical Ride by the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment will be one of the highlights of Sunday’s open day at Melton’s Defence Animal Centre.

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Melton Thai boxer Griffiths dethrones European champion

George Griffiths was crowned European champion after a brave, battling win over tough Dutch opponent Roan Korver.

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Contestants wanted for eighth Vale’s Got Talent

Members of The Vale of Belvoir Rotary Club have announced that their Vale’s Got Talent competition will return in the autumn for an eighth season.

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Melton rider Hart takes Cadwell Park plaudits

Antony Hart roared back to top form with a hatful of podium finishes after a hectic weekend at Cadwell Park.

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Make a donation to Melissa who is cycling in The Melton Pork Pie Pedal

A valued Melton employee who works at Bentons Estate Agents and Chartered Surveyors is taking on The Pork Pie Pedal bike ride next Saturday (July 1).

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New education trust chief aims for the top

A woman who has taken over responsibility for thousands of schoolchildren across the Melton borough has outlined her vision for their future education.

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Public invited to visit historic Harlaxton Manor

Another rare opportunity to tour Harlaxton Manor will be possible next Sunday.

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The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker’s suitcase contains items worth over £3k

The average holidaymaker jets off to the sunshine with a suitcase crammed full of more than £3,000 worth of tech, toiletries and tanning products, it has emerged.

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Cars have been left covered in a layer of red dust

Why have cars across Leicestershire suddenly been covered in dust?

People across Leicestershire may have woken up this morning to find their cars covered in a mysterious red dust.

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John Ferneley College cricketers claim county double

Young cricketers at John Ferneley College secured a cricketing double by winning two county titles.

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