Brooksby Melton College’s cookery students secure multiple award wins

January was an exciting month for many of Brooksby Melton College’s (BMC) Catering and Hospitality students, with a selection of catering award wins .

Members of Melton Bowls Club play a special match to help an appeal to find the owner of an unclaimed �100,000 Lottery tickets which was bought in the Melton or Charnwood areas EMN-170217-121538001

Search launched for owner of unclaimed £100,000 Lottery ticket bought in Melton

A desperate search has been launched for a £100,000 lottery winner who has yet to claim their prize after buying a ticket in the Melton and Charnwood area.

How the Melton Times covered the Kettleby Hill Climb in July 1910 EMN-170215-120620001

‘Uphill’ battle to recreate historic race

Plans are being discussed to bring back an historic motor race on the A606 near Melton.

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Bidders wanted for new ‘Sports Village’

Bidders are being sought to design, build and operate Melton’s planned new multi-million-pound leisure complex off Burton Road.

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Librarian Kim Wallis reads to children at the activities afternoon  PHOTO: Tim Williams

Children enjoy ‘Holiday Hullabaloo’ day at Melton Library

To prevent the feeling of boredom during half term week, Melton Library hosted a number of fun activities for youngsters on Monday.

Caped Crusaders, Lego Batman, Harley Quinn, Batgirl and the Revd Kevin Ashby PHOTO: Supplied

Kids enjoy an out of this world Saturday at church activities morning in Melton

Superheroes of all ages descended on Melton Borough Council offices on Saturday for the latest activities morning organised by St Mary’s Church.

Sophie Hewitt with her Sophie-Elise team, Sophie Black, Lucy Wade and Paige Hayman - they have been shortlisted for a national industry award EMN-170602-121806001

National award joy for Melton beauty salon

Staff at a Melton beauty salon are celebrating being shortlisted for prestigious national awards.

Aspiring Student Chef Award winner Joe Smith (centre) with competition judges PHOTO: Supplied

Melton teen chef wins national cookery award

A budding young chef who attends Brooksby Melton College has won a national cookery award.

Full Sky TV service  to be available without satellite dish for first time

Full Sky TV service to be available without satellite dish for first time

Pay-TV giant Sky is to make its full service of 270 channels available without the need for a satellite dish for the first time, as it looks to win back customers who have defected to rivals such as BT.

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Welford at Wymondham St Peter's Primary School PHOTO: Supplied

Leicester Tigers Welford’s been on the prowl in Melton Borough schools

Lucky schoolchildren from two Melton Borough primary schools got a real treat when Leicester Tigers mascot Welford paid them a special visit during lunchtimes.

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New event plans to ‘Paint the town Red’

An army of knitters is being sought to decorate Melton town centre for a brand new event this summer.

Lucy Towle in her pink chef's uniform PHOTO: Supplied

Long Clawson teenager Lucy cooks pink dishes for Breast Cancer Care

A skilled teenage cook who won the Rotary Young Chef competition heat at Belvoir High School, has served up her winning menu to friends and family to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care.

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

What is the most important ingredient in your full English breakfast?

For many Brits there’s nothing better than a greasy, full English but with so much to include on the plate, what’s your must-have ingredient?

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Children are working longer hours than their parents, study shows. Photos: Center Parcs

Children are ‘working’ longer hours than their parents, study shows

The ‘Cult of Busy’ has now infiltrated to our children as research shows primary school kids are ‘working’ – either in school or scheduled activities for up to 46 hours a week

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Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

Privacy scare over selfie app Meitu

The latest photo editing app to go viral, Meitu, has sparked serious security and privacy concerns as Android users are allegedly giving away huge amounts of information to the Chinese tech company in order to download the selfie taking app.

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Pupils from Asfordby Captain's Close Primary School perform in the Young Voices concert PHOTO: Supplied

Asfordby voices sing in national concert

Thirty one passionate singers from Asfordby Captain’s Close Primary School have taken part in Young Voices, singing with over five thousand other children and guest singer Tabby Callaghan.

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From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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Melton Cub Scouts pledge to do their best and help others at century party

Over 100 Cubs from Melton met up with 1,200 youngsters from Leicestershire at Donington Park on December 16, exactly 100 years from when Cub Scouting was officially launched.

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Priorities for making Melton more attractive

Car parking, the night economy and making certain areas of the town more attractive have been revealed as priorities to improve Melton as a shopping and tourist attraction.

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