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Melton couple host garden gathering for Parkinson’s UK

Cream teas and cakes were served at a Melton garden gathering event on Sunday (July 2), in aid of Parkinson’s UK.

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Operator of Melton leisure sites wins industry award

Everyone Active, which operates Melton Sports Village and Waterfield Leisure Centre on behalf of Melton Borough Council, is celebrating after taking home the headline accolade at a top industry awards night.

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Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Kids get bored after just ten days of the summer holidays

Parents beware - the average child will utter their first ‘I’m bored …’ just TEN DAYS into the summer holidays.

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Children present the funds they raised to Harley's mother Katherine PHOTO: Supplied

Young welly wangers at Whissendine Pre-school throw for Harley’s Trust

Youngsters at Whissendine Pre-school have been busy putting their throwing skills to the test for a special cause.

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Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

Three coffees a day is the secret to a longer life

The secret to a long life might be three cups of coffee as a landmark study reveals it reduces the risk of death from all disease.

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A young knight perfects his jousting on a hobby horse PHOTO: Tony Rous

Medieval entertainment for children at Melton church’s activities morning

Joust what was needed! The latest free activities morning held by St Mary’s Church, Melton, proved a fun time for all.

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Popular lunch clubs for elderly Melton and Asfordby people under threat

Lunch clubs which have served hot meals and acted as a social meeting places for elderly people in Melton and Asfordby for 20 years could end because of a shortage of volunteers.

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This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

This is the age you’re officially ‘too old’ to go to a nightclub

If you’re still feeling the effects of a night out, it may be because you’re now “too old” to go to a nightclub.

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The smashed window where burglars forced entry into the JN Nails business in the Bell Centre in Melton EMN-171007-152743001

Burglars break into three Melton town centre businesses on the same night

Owners of three small businesses in Melton are recovering today (Monday) from distressing break-ins overnight.

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Old Dalby student designs £20,000 mobile app which will help the emergency services

A student has spent £20,000 developing an app which he hopes will revolutionise how we use pubs and restaurants and also help the emergency services deal with incidents.

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Thousands enjoy Party in the Park event in Melton

Organisers of Saturday’s Party in the Park event in Melton said it went beyond their wildest dreams with up to 4,000 people helping to raise thousands of pounds for charity.

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Bringing a bottle, not getting too drunk and not double dipping are signs you are the perfect party guest

Bringing a bottle, not getting too drunk and not double dipping are signs you are the perfect party guest

The perfect party guest knows when they are about to outstay their welcome, always brings a bottle - and never double-dips the hummus and salsa, a study has found.

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Bunny rabbit Isabella Cook (5) PHOTO: Supplied

Community flocks to Learning Disability Awareness Day at Melton Country Park

Families had fun in the sun recently at a Learning Disability Awareness Day at Melton Country Park.

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Are you unknowingly sitting on a small fortune worth of computer games?

Are you unknowingly sitting on a small fortune worth of computer games?

We’ve all got boxes and boxes of stuff sitting somewhere in our houses, collecting dust.

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Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits spend 18 months mulling over food

Brits will spend 18 months of their lives mulling over what to eat, a study has found.

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Melton business celebrates winning town centre competition

Staff at a Melton optician’s are celebrating after winning the competition for ‘best dressed window’ at the recent Paint The Town Red event in the town centre.

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Thousands enjoy Melton festival of military dogs and horses

Around 5,000 people visited Melton’s Defence Animal Centre (DAC) on Sunday to enjoy spectacular displays and find out how military dogs and horses are trained.

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The Langford family enjoy their Splash session in the pool PHOTO: Tim Williams

Family fitness fun day gets Melton active at leisure centre

People across the borough have been getting active as part of a community fun day held at Melton’s Everyone Active Waterfield Leisure Centre on Saturday.

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Organic product recalled due to salmonella contamination

An organic food retailer has recalled a line of tahini because salmonella has been found in the product.

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