John Robins: The Darkness of Robins show is Melton bound

Melton Theatre is one of the lucky venues to have been chosen to host top comic John Robins next year.

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Class 3 centred around Rev David Cowie PHOTO: Supplied

Children get closer to God and champion the great outdoors at Wymondham St Peter’s School

A couple of significant visitors have visited Wymondham St Peter’s Primary School of late to talk to pupils about different topics.

School council members give fruit and vegetables the thumbs up PHOTO: Supplied

Sale of healthy school snacks raises cash for picnic bench at Swallowdale

Swallowdale’s school council has raised over £50 selling nutritious snacks to children as part of their Healthy Schools Week (October 9-13).

Saint Francis Catholic Primary School has been awarded �84,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund PHOTO: Supplied

Melton school awarded large lottery grant to help with community heritage project

A Melton primary school has been given a £84,900 boost.

Book cover for The Mystery of Doe Eyes by Nigel Plane

Absorbing paranormal adventure book published by Melton author

A thrilling paranormal adventure book which will appeal to fans of adult fantasy fiction has been published by a Melton author.

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Participants on the Zombie Trail PHOTO: Supplied

Run for your life on Zombie Trail at Melton Country Park

Melton Country Park is the venue that has been chosen again to host another spooky zombie trek in the woods.

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Melstrum entertain with their ukuleles PHOTO: Tim Williams

Melstrum to play crowd-pleasing charity concert at Nether Broughton

The Melstrum Ukulele Orchestra return to Nether Broughton Village Hall on Saturday, October 28, for another scintillating performance.

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Conker championship time at Long Clawson PHOTO: Tim Williams

They came, they saw, they conkered! Conker crazy day at Long Clawson

The Vale of Belvoir Conker Championship was another nerve jangling cracking affair on Sunday.

Rosemary Russell (left) discusses the artwork on show at the village hall exhibition PHOTO: Tim Williams

Milestone 35th Upper Broughton Art Show was “best ever”

Artists, sculptors and photographers from around the borough have showcased their work at a village near Melton.

Chris Dale and Wendy Lee before their head shave for Macmillan PHOTO: Supplied

Whissendine couple Chris and Wendy brave the shave for Macmillan

A generous couple have braved the shave for a charity that supports people and their families affected by cancer.

Booooo! Imogen, Millie and Louis Whitehouse all dressed up in scary wear PHOTO: Supplied

Fang-tastic fancy dress contest for children at Melton Town Estate’s Halloween Bonfire Party

Ghosts, ghouls and things that go bump in the night will be gathering in Melton on Halloween when the Town Estate launches its first children’s fancy dress contest.

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(Left to right): Leah Macleod, Tracy Heyes, Emily Bates, Alison Bubb, Jay Horton, Vickie Bailey and sisters Laura Mellors and Stacey Kelly PHOTO: Supplied

Melton care home workers march in Leicester Memory Walk for Alzheimer’s

Workers from a Melton care home have gone the extra mile to raise £400 for Alzheimer’s Society.

Speaker Roger Oakes with Bill Roberts, chairman Rutland and Melton branch RNLI PHOTO: Supplied

Rutland and Melton RNLI’s supporters meet for annual lunch event

One hundred people attended the Rutland and Melton RNLI’s annual fundraising lunch at Barnsdale Lodge Hotel this month.

The Mayors Cadet, corporal Joseph Roper receiving his badge of duty from Mayor Tejpal Singh Bains PHOTO: Supplied

Mayor’s Cadet will represent young people at civic events in Melton

A new Mayor’s Cadet has been appointed to accompany the Mayor of Melton on official duties in the town.

Pets at Home Melton PHOTO: Tim Williams

Free pet workshops at Pets at Home Melton

Parents in Melton are invited to take their children to a series of fun, free workshops at Pets at Home this month (October 16-27).

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The brand new fleet of John Deere tractors at Brooksby Melton College PHOTO: Supplied

Brooksby Melton College leases high-spec tractors to help agricultural students on the road to success

A fleet of brand new John Deere tractors have been delivered to Brooksby Melton College (BMC), to help students with their agricultural studies.

Friends enjoying their charity bingo night togetehr at The Crown PHOTO: Supplied

Jackpot! £450 raised at a charity Melton bingo night

Melton gym buddies have raised £450 for MIND thanks to a charity bingo night.

The Scout HQ gets a lick of paint from Biffa comrades PHOTO: Supplied

Biffa team steps up to help Melton’s Scouts

A team of 16 health and safety colleagues from Biffa recently spent a day volunteering at the Holwell Pastures Scout Camp.

Melton Lions at the Silver Star Diabetes bus in town PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Lions out and about to lend a hand in the community

Around 70 people took advantage of the chance to have a free type 2 diabetes test in town thanks to Melton Lions.

Bar associate Andre Price PHOTO: Tim Williams

Melton pub The Kettleby Cross staging 12-day beer festival

Beers from the UK as well as Australia, USA, South Africa, Sweden and Spain are available at The Kettleby Cross in Melton as part of its beer festival.

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