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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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Big turnout at Melton New Year hunt meet

More than 50 riders took part in the traditional New Year hunt meet in Melton on Monday.

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Melton Sports is now an approved stockist of official Scout and Guide uniforms PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Sports is now the place to get your child’s club uniform

Melton Sports in King Street is now an approved stockist of official Scout and Guide uniforms.

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Our look at the top five most anticipated games of 2017

Console Corner: Top 10 games for 2017: Part 2

Part two of our look at the top 10 most anticipated games of 2017 as we count down to number one.

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No jackpot winner in first Melton draw

The £25,000 jackpot remained unclaimed after the first draw for the new Melton Community Lottery.

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Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Drivers back blanket ban on mobiles

Two-thirds of motorists think the Government should introduce technology to disabled mobile phones in cars, according to new research.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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Bottesford Primary School's Alfie and Zoe approved of their day PHOTO: Supplied

Children from some of the Melton Borough’s primary schools learn to cook healthy food with Mars

Mars Food staff from the national office in Waltham have been cooking up a storm, teaching 300 schoolchildren all about good nutrition and how to cook a healthy meal through the Ben’s Beginners event in December.

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Thriving Melton has bucked the UK trend

Melton is bucking the national and regional trend in terms of attracting increasing numbers of shoppers to its town centre.

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Melton hunt meet moved to new date

The traditional New Year’s Day hunt meeting in Melton will be held on January 2.

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Mayor of Melton David Wright’s Christmas message to our readers

At Christmas time many of our thoughts are of good cheer and happiness but it is also a time of giving and thinking of those in need.

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Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

Console Corner: ‘Tis the season to be jolly thanks to December downloads

‘Tis the season to be jolly...well it is if you have a Sony machine after a superb line-up of free games were released for December.

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Brews blues as Haresfoot leaves

Berkhamsted’s first brewery in over a century is set to leave town – less than three years after its opening.

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Young cooks impress in Rotary contest at Stapleford Park Country House Hotel

Skilled culinary students at the borough’s secondary schools Belvoir High School, John Ferneley College and Long Field Academy have taken part in the opening rounds of the Rotary Young Chef competition.

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

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.

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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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