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Reverend Elizabeth Thomson appointed new minister at Melton Mowbray United Reformed Church

After nearly four years in vacancy Melton’s United Reformed Church will welcome Rev Elizabeth Thomson as the new minister on Saturday.

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Neymar. Photo: Shutterstock.

RUMOUR MILL: Man United ready to break world transfer record for Neymar | Henry wants to replace Wenger at Arsenal | Chelsea in pole position to sign Virgil van Dijk | Lamela set for Inter Milan

Jose Mourinho has reportedly held talks with Barcelona superstar Neymar about a move to Manchester United. The Red Devils are willing to activate the Brazilian’s £200m buyout clause. (Various)

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Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

NHS England is to launch a consultation next month which could see GPs stop prescribing medicines which are available over the counter for a fraction of the cost.

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Melton Town errors prove costly at Irchester

Two lapses in concentration spoilt Melton Town’s chances of returning home from Irchester with at least a share of the spoils, condemning them to a 3-1 defeat.

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Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

Tesco have been left stumped after a teenager pointed out an unusual placement of condoms across all of their stores.

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The Ipswich team with the trophy in 2015, from left - Christine Rednall, Katherine Rednall, Anna Chalk EMN-170328-090111002

EIBA Nationals at Melton: Rednalls reach triples semi-finals

Ipswich mother-and-daughter Christine and Katherine Rednall wasted no time in securing their quarter-final place in the women’s triples on day three of the EIBA national indoor championships at Melton on Monday afternoon.

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EIBA National Finals at Melton: Defending champions Whiteknights suffer KO

There was a stir in the men’s triples on Monday as defending champions Reading Whiteknights crashed out of the EIBA finals at Melton Indoor Bowls Club.

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Smith double helps Holwell Sports eclipse Holbrook

Brad Smith’s late winner gave a rusty Holwell the points from a seesaw game against Derbyshire side Holbrook at Welby Road on Saturday.

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Do you fancy appearing on this new dating show? Picture: Pixabay.

Could your bridal party be on new TV show Always The Bridesmaid?

Do you fancy appearing on this new dating show?

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Melton branch of national chain closes for business

Melton’s Countrywide store was closed to allow the business to concentrate more on online sales.

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Setback for planned bespoke rabbit hotel

The UK’s first bespoke hotel for house rabbits and guinea pigs could still go ahead despite a planning application being refused by Melton Council.

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The young Hornsea team won the women's fours title at Melton EMN-170327-134615002

EIBA national finals at Melton: Titles for Whiteknights and Hornsea

A Kingsthorpe (Northampton) quartet including three full England players Andy Manton, Neil McKee and Jamie Walker, and junior international Connor Cinato emerged triumphant from a high-quality final at Melton on Sunday.

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EIBA National Finals at Melton: Devon pip Lincs to county title

Devon won the first county title of the championshjips as they beat Lincolnshire in the men’s under 25s inter-county double rink final.

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Minted: the new design incorporates the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock (Photo: Royal Mint)

All change as new £1 coin poised to enter circulation – but companies unprepared

It will be all change in Britain on Tuesday when the new £1 coin enters circulation but millions of commuters could be left facing fresh chaos as it emerged 11 out of 18 rail providers had not upgraded their machines and would be unable to accept the new tender.

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Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of energy customers could roll back bills to 2008 prices

Millions of Big Six energy customers are still overpaying for their energy but could get their prices back to 2008 rates according to the latest research from consumer watchdog Which?.

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33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

33 is the magic number - the age when Brits think they can afford a house

The average age when Britons living in rented accommodation think they’ll be able to afford their own house is 33.

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Commercial oven catches fire in Melton

Firefighters were alerted when a blaze broke in a commercial rotisserie oven in Melton on Sunday morning.

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Eden Hazard.

RUMOUR MILL: Hazard has ‘agreed deal to join Madrid’ | Liverpool and Manchester United to do battle for James | Arsenal and Atletico vie for Lacazette | Morata wanted by Chelsea | Schmeichel lined up to replace veteran Cech

Manchester United and Liverpool are among the big European clubs looking at Real Madrid star James Rodriguez. The Colombian, however, wants Champions League football next season. (The Sun)

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Huntingdon became only the second visiting side to win at Melton in three seasons EMN-170327-092310002

Out of sorts Firsts brought back to earth

After the excitement of the County Cup last week, Melton RFC were given a dose of reality in the league with a disappointing defeat against Huntingdon.

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