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Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic: Home win for Fleeman

Dan Fleeman won the Rutland-Melton International CiCLE Classic as the 13th edition of the race produced another brilliant spectacle.

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Cruise into May with WiRE Leicestershire and Rutland

A business network for women in Leicestershire and Rutland is hitting the water at its May meeting.

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Your chance to relive one of the best platformers ever made, Duck Tales

Console Corner: Disney Afternoon Collection review

That warm, fuzzy feeling inside... that’s nostalgia.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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8 things you need to know about Saint George’s Day

It’s Saint George’s Day today - the day we celebrate England’s patron saint.

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Martin’s plea for festive ornaments from overseas for Melton’s Christmas Tree Festival

A former salesman from Melton is asking people to assist him with his quest to build up his current collection of festive ornaments.

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Marvel in 2017 (from left to right): Mike Underwood (bass/guitar), Matt Cullingworth (guitar/vocals), Jim Warner (lead guitar/vocals), David Jackson (guitar/vocals), Ben Rainforth (drums) and Lloyd Young (bass/guitar) PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Britpop band Marvel reunites for 20th anniversary charity gig

A former Britpop band from Melton is reforming for a one-off fundraising show to mark the 20th anniversary of its formation.

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Melton and Syston carers sought to take up 50 new jobs

Melton and Syston carers sought to take up 50 new jobs

A recruitment drive has started for 50 new care jobs to look after people in Melton, Syston and other areas of the county.

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Beans On Toast to perform at the Noels Arm pub in Melton

Rebel songwriter, folk hero and people’s champ, Beans On Toast, is heading to Melton next month.

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Quarter peal bell ringing event at Waltham church for Macmillan Cancer Support

A team of six bell ringers will attempt to ring a quarter peal at Waltham-on-the-Wolds church for a double celebration on Friday, April 28.

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Melton racer Hart bounces back with six wins at Pembrey

Antony Hart roared back after a disastrous opening round with six wins and six more podium spots in south Wales,

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The Old Hall in Market Overton open to the public

The gates to The Old Hall in Market Overton are open to the public at the weekend as part of the National Garden Scheme (NGS), which raises funds for a wide range of charities.

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Police make arrest after man is punched in the face in Melton town centre

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man lost two of his teeth when he was punched in the face in Melton town centre.

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Watch outdoor cinema at farm near Melton

Open air cinema is coming to Leicestershire.

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Melton soldier Ben Moore makes his daughter proud by winning emotional charity horse race

Proud 10-year-old leukaemia-sufferer Grace Moore watched her dad, Ben, win a prestigious charity horserace in front of thousands of race-goers yesterday (Thursday) at Cheltenham.

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Meet the candidates for Melton seats on Leicestershire County Council

Melton borough residents will go to the polls on May 4 to vote for councillors to represent them in four wards on Leicestershire County Council.

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Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic: A new twist on an established favourite

One of the most eagerly-anticipated events of the local sports calendar hoves into view on Sunday as the Rutland-Melton International CiCLE Classic returns to our roads.

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Rutland-Melton CICLE Classic: Metaltek out to ruffle feathers at home race

Melton’s own semi-pro team Metaltek Kuota team have always enjoyed ruffling a few feathers among the big budget teams at their home race over the last eight years.

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Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic: Riders to watch

The Classic has built up an impressive alumni of riders in its 13 editions, most famously, world champions and Tour de France titans Mark Cavendish (2007) and Peter Sagan (2009) in their formative years.

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2017 Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic: Where to watch

For the enthusiastic spectator it is possible to see this year’s race in more than 10 places during its route between Oakham and Melton.

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