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Christmas party to raise funds for Pablo’s Horse Sanctuary

Christmas party to raise funds for Pablo’s Horse Sanctuary

A horse sanctuary at Long Clawson – between Melton and Grantham – will hold a Christmas party later this month to raise money for the work it does.

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Tree-mendous effort by WPD’s Melton team

Tree-mendous effort by WPD’s Melton team

Colleagues from Western Power Distribution’s (WPD) Melton team have built and decorated a very special Christmas tree this year. The ‘pylon’ tree was adorned with related decorations and LED lights and was displayed at St Mary’s Church as part of its Christmas tree festival.

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Still time for the 36th Melton Scout Group to post your Christmas cards

Still time for the 36th Melton Scout Group to post your Christmas cards

The last posting date for the 36th Melton Scout Group’s local Christmas card delivery service is Wednesday.

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Distressed shoppers can get help at ‘Keep Safe Places’ in Melton and beyond

Distressed shoppers can get help at ‘Keep Safe Places’ in Melton and beyond

‘Keep Safe Places’ have been set up in Melton and across the county as a help to anyone feeling overwhelmed or distressed during the busy festive shopping season.

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Massive crowds gathered in Melton for the Victorian Christmas Fayre

Massive crowds gathered in Melton for the Victorian Christmas Fayre

Melton was undoubtedly the place to be this weekend as thousands of people descended on the town for its annual Victorian Christmas Fayre.

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Melton stops to marvel at Christmas lights switch-on event

Melton stops to marvel at Christmas lights switch-on event

Melton came to a standstill on Friday night as thousands of people flooded into town to see the Christmas lights switch-on event.

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Record 1,378 Christmas trees seen at Melton festival

Record 1,378 Christmas trees seen at Melton festival

Melton’s (tree)mendous Christmas Tree Festival has again broken its own record for the number of trees on display.

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Melton Festival of Cribs was “another amazing spectacle”

Melton Festival of Cribs was “another amazing spectacle”

Another successful Melton Festival of Cribs was attended by visitors from all over the country.

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Dogs Trust Christmas Fair at Wymeswold raises thousands

Dogs Trust Christmas Fair at Wymeswold raises thousands

Thanks to the dog loving public, Dogs Trust Loughborough’s homeless hounds are celebrating after their Christmas Fair held at the rehoming centre in Wymeswold raised a record amount.

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Melton’s Santa’s Sleigh route 2016

Melton’s Santa’s Sleigh route 2016

Members of the Rotary Club of Melton Mowbray Belvoir, Inner Wheel, Guides and Round Table will again escort Santa’s Sleigh on the annual street collection.

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