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Global gifts bought at Melton Fairtrade sales event

Global gifts bought at Melton Fairtrade sales event

Gifts from around the world were purchased at a Melton Fairtrade Christmas Preview at the weekend.

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Get your festive gifts early at Melton Fairtrade Christmas Preview event

Get your festive gifts early at Melton Fairtrade Christmas Preview event

There will be an ideal opportunity to kick start your Christmas shopping early, this weekend, in Melton.

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Countdown is on for Melton Christmas Tree Festival

Countdown is on for Melton Christmas Tree Festival

This year’s spectacular Melton Christmas Tree Festival in St Mary’s Church promises to be a real eye-opener.

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Festival of trees to return to Harby Church

Festival of trees to return to Harby Church

The organisers of Harby Christmas Tree Festival are looking forward to opening the doors of St Mary the Virgin Church in December, to show off more glistening trees.

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

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

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

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Christmas trees glisten at Harby

Christmas trees glisten at Harby

Christmas trees have been twinkling in Harby St Mary the Virgin Church as part of their annual five-day festival.

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Lonely diners enjoy a festive lunch together at Melton Mowbray Baptist Church

Lonely diners enjoy a festive lunch together at Melton Mowbray Baptist Church

For the ninth year running, a record number 50 guests and 23 helpers came together for Christmas lunch at Melton Mowbray Baptist Church.

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Christmas tree delivery from Barnstone cement plant brightens up school hall

Christmas tree delivery from Barnstone cement plant brightens up school hall

A school hall has been lit through December thanks to a generous donation of a Christmas tree from Tarmac’s Cement Works in Barnstone.

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Can you spot your child in school nativities from across the Melton Borough?

Can you spot your child in school nativities from across the Melton Borough?

Stars, angels, shepherds and camels were among the characters in some of this year’s school Christmas performances.

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Busy year again at Syston’s Christmas lights switch-on

Busy year again at Syston’s Christmas lights switch-on

Syston was packed again for the big Christmas lights switch-on a fortnight ago.

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Give the gift of gin this Christmas with these fantastic festive treats

Gin Advent CalendarPicture: John LewisCount down the days to Christmas one mini bottle of Edinburgh Gin at a time thanks to this cute advent

Global gifts bought at Melton Fairtrade sales event

Gifts from around the world were purchased at a Melton Fairtrade Christmas Preview at the weekend.

Tesco's latest release could see them win the war for weirdest Christmas crisp flavour

Rightly hailed for their usual Christmas release - Pigs in Blankets flavoured crisps - this winter's limited edition flavour has left many

2017's comfiest clothes to lounge around in on Christmas morning

Onsies, jammies, slippers and socks and slippers: tear open the wrapping paper in style with comfy lounge wear for the big day.Tartan