Sherard school pupils celebrated Diwali by doing Mendhi and learning Indian Bollywood dancing

Pupils at Sherard Primary School enjoyed a day of fun and colour as pupils held their annual Diwali Day.

Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

Study reveals the keys to a perfect marriage proposal

The average woman expects her wedding proposal to take place at a landmark in her home city with a dazzling ring costing £1,013, according to new research.

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How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

How to make the most out of your plummeting pound

The plunging value of the pound can make it disheartening to think about how little bang you may get for your well-earned buck in the aftermath of Brexit.

Pupils from Swallowdale visiting Long Field High School PHOTO: Supplied

Do you recognise yourself in this 1982 Melton school photo?

Does this photograph jog any memories?

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Village pub’s staff celebrate special Michelin honour

Licensees and their staff at a village pub are celebrating a special honour in the latest edition of the Michelin Guide.

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Families enjoy Charles Dickens tales at church activites morning

The latest activities morning held in St Mary’s Church on Saturday, proved fun all the way as it was based around the books of author Charles Dickens.

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Play area is revamped

Parents who are campaigning to provide new play equipment on a major Melton housing estate are organising their latest fundraiser during half-term next week.

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Samworth Brothers report a good year

Melton-based Samworth Brothers have announced bouyant trading figures for the last year.

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Melton deli forced to close after just 11 months trading

The owner of a Melton town centre deli has had close it just 11 months after opening up.

Some people genetically programmed to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

Some people ‘genetically programmed’ to crave fatty foods over sugary snacks

You really are what you eat, according to scientists, who have discovered the gene that determines if you like chicken korma or Eton mess.

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Competitors at the Gymkhana Games in Barnstone PHOTO: Supplied

Gymkhana raises funds for Belvoir horse riding charity

Horse enthusiasts enjoyed an afternoon of fun and fundraising at the second annual Gymkhana Games, in aid of Belvoir Vale Riding for the Disabled Group.

Energetic pupils put in a wheely good effort around the school field PHOTO: Supplied

Redmile Primary School puts on own mini Viking Challenge

Competitive young riders at Redmile Primary School took part in their own annual mini Viking Challenge last Wednesday (September 27).


Sherard Primary School pupils have new outdoor play and learning area

Children at Sherard Primary School are celebrating the conversion of a drab playground space into a new outdoor play and learning area.

Asfordby Captains Close School pupils dressed up as their favourite Roald Dahl book characters PHOTO: Supplied

Asfordby school kids get inspired by Roald Dahl

Children at Asfordby Captains Close Primary School dressed up as their favourite character from a Roald Dahl book in order to celebrate 100 years since his birth.

Myriam Bonicel (6) and Sophie Lamin (7) have fun in the Family and Kids Food Zone PHOTO: Lionel Heap

Melton Mowbray Food Festival gets another taste of success

Melton became the centre of the food world over the weekend as crowds flocked to the town to sample some of the finest grub from across the East Midlands, UK and beyond.

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All smiles for the winners of the 2016 Melton Times Business Awards EMN-160930-111759001

Businesses in Melton and surrounding area shortlisted for prestigious Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Awards

Tourism businesses from the Melton area and across Leicestershire will compete in the finals of the annual Leicester and Leicestershire Tourism Awards 2016 in November.

Children at Knossington and Somerby Pre-School have fun pond dipping PHOTO: Supplied

Knossington and Somerby Pre-School wants tots to enjoy its outdoor learning syllabus

A pre-school which was rated ‘outstanding’ at the end of last year, is on the look out for new starters.

B&Q recall

B&Q issues recall over injury risk

DIY chain B&Q has issued a recall after it emerged that one of its products could pose an injury risk to users.

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Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

Headphones causing hidden hearing loss ‘epidemic’

Listening to loud music on personal devices could be leading to an epidemic of deafness among young people, a study shows.

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New Melton Night Rider bus town centre service set to launch next month for two-month pilot

A new night bus service aiming to boost Melton’s night-time economy will be launched next month.

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