Signs of success include being happy... and having well-behaved kids

Being happy, healthy and having well-behaved children are the true signs of success - far ahead of being rich, according to new research.

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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The Veterans' Breakfast support group is held at The Harboro Hotel in Melton - Danny O'Brien and Darren Tilson get their full English from Councillors Pam Posnett, Simon Lumley and Mayor David Wright EMN-160512-114104001

First Melton ‘veterans’ breakfast’ is a big success

Former service personnel from the armed forces met up in Melton on Saturday for the town’s first Veterans’ Breakfast event.

Pudsey poses with staff and students who played football against each other for Children in Need. The students were victorious 6 goals to 3 
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Extraordinary fundraising week at Wreake Valley Academy for Children in Need

The school charity council at Wreake Valley Academy co-ordinated a full week of fundraising activities for Children in Need, culminating in a live TV appearance.

Pupils enjoying the Pudsey bake sale PHOTO: Supplied

Bevloir High School’s bake sales raise around £1,000 for Children in Need

A series of bake sales and a “Big Spotacular” non-uniform day at Belvoir High School raised £950.10 for Children in Need.

Airport luggage. Photo: Genevieve Hayward

Clothes, tech and dentures - some of the items lost at UK airports

Lost clothes and glasses mingle with more unusual items in the lost property boxes at the UK’s airports.

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Robert West shows off his Champion Lambs at the Melton Fatstock Show EMN-161130-152404001

All set for fatstock fun

Farmers and food producers are gearing up to compete at the popular annual Melton Christmas Fatstock Show and Sale.

Children at Harby Primary School hosted a dress up in spots day and held a guess how many sweets are in the jar competition. The school raised �150.58 PHOTO: Supplied

More Children in Need Melton Borough school spotacular antics

More primary schools across the Melton Borough were busy fundraising for Pudsey recently.

File photo dated 25/03/10 of five pound notes as ATM operator Bank Machine has launched a network of free cash machines that only dispense �5 notes. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Issue date: Monday June 28, 2010. The group has installed 21 cash machines across Britain that only give out fivers, regardless of how much money is withdrawn. See PA story MONEY ATM. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire EMN-161128-115513001

Who’ll win £25k Melton jackpot?

Melton’s first ever lottery has been launched giving borough residents the chance to win £25,000 every week.

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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The new Nice Pie bakery which has opened in King's Road, Melton EMN-161121-114302001

Pie-making family set up Melton bakery

An award-winning piemakers which has the seal of approval of celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has moved into Melton.

Children at Queniborough Primary School held their own Spotacular day PHOTO: Supplied

Spotacular! Melton Borough Primary Schools fundraise for Children in Need 2016

Primary schools across the Melton Borough have been busy fund-raising once again for this year’s Children in Need.

Janet Baddiley with all things chocolatety PHOTO: Tim Williams

First time ChocFest is a sweet success for Melton

Almost 4,000 people attended Melton Mowbray’s ChocFest at the weekend – a celebration of all things chocolate.

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Emily Collins and Imogen Kingston found some local tasty treats from Melton Cheeseboard and the Fairtrading Post PHOTO: Tim Williams

Long Clawson Food Fayre sold lots of gifts to people in the Vale of Belvoir

Around 450 people attended the 18th annual Long Clawson Food Fayre which was held on Saturday in the village hall.

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Families of servicemen were represented by young and old at Melton's Remembrance Day event EMN-161114-103434001

Support group to start for Melton veterans

A special social and support group is to be set up in Melton for people who served in the armed forces.

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Spafinder Wellness chief operating officer John Bevan presents the award for UKs Best Spa to Ragdale Hall co-owner Penny Nesbitt EMN-161114-151413001

Staff at Ragdale Hall celebrate as it scoops award for best spa in the UK

Ragdale Hall has been crowned the UK’s best spa in this year’s edition of the International Spafinder Wellness Travel Awards.

Melton CAMRA chaiman Kevin Billson presents a Merit Award to landlord Mick Nicklinson for the quality of his cask ales at the Royal Horseshoes, at Waltham EMN-161114-162040001

Waltham pub landlord receives CAMRA award

The landlord of a village pub has been presented with a prestigious award to recognise the quality of his cask ales.

Hatchimals are one of this Christmas' must-have toys

From Silly Sausage to the Hatchimal: meet the toys that will drive Britons to spend £1.1bn before Christmas

As she expertly navigated her hot pink Barbie hoverboard drone through a 360 degree turn, Summer gave some serious thought to why girls might be interested in ownership of a remote-controlled “boy toy”.

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Melton brothers set up pie-making business

Brothers Rob and Pete Sharpe are the latest Melton food entrepreneurs with a range of homemade sweet pies.

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