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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

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New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

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Three traction engines, a steam lorry and a miniature Field Marshall tractor set off from the sports field on a parade through the village PHOTO: Supplied

See steam vehicles and wagons at the annual Melton Mowbray and District Model Engineering Society’s open weekend

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ELECTION 2017: Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

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Parkinson’s UK calls for Garden Gatherings in Melton

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Invitation for more local carers to attend charity’s support group in Melton

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Macmillan coffee morning to be held in memory of loved Meltonian June

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Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

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Willow weaving classes return to Melton

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Firefighters battle with blazing Range Rover at Ab Kettleby

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Are you unknowingly breaking the law on the road?

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Volunteers use a speed gun as part of Wymeswold Community Speedwatch campaign PHOTO: Supplied EMN-170522-163017001

Volunteers sought to monitor speeding Melton motorists

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Police accident

Emergency services treat six casualties after cars collide at Ab Kettleby

Transport
Peter Pope presents awards to Melton police officers PC Anthony Brewin and SPC Kimberly Pulley after they came to his aid when he was hit by a car in the town EMN-170516-102600001

Melton police officers given special awards for helping man who was hit by a car

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Greater Manchester Police warn of fraudulent online fundraising pages following bombing

Crime 3
Leicestershire Chief Constable Simon Cole has called upon residents across the county to be vigilant after the UK terror threat level was raised this week to the highest of 'critical' in the wake of the Manchester attack which killed 22 at a music concert EMN-170524-123841001

Melton people urged to be vigilant after Manchester terror attack

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Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

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A mobility scooter stolen from a disabled woman in Melton EMN-170523-134324001

Disabled Melton woman confined to home after thief steals her mobility scooter

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Village school to double in size with £700k extension

Education
John Ferneley student Jess Seddon, the colleges Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme manager Danny OBrien and Melton Sports owner Michael Cooke with the expedition tents PHOTO: Supplied

Melton’s community donations boost John Ferneley College pupil’s Duke of Edinburgh quest

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Gazing at the animals PHOTO: Supplied

Youngsters at Hickling Pastures Pea Pod Day Nursery celebrate Outdoor Classroom Day

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Covered in mud: Little Stars staff at the finish line of the Race for Life course at Prestwold Hall PHOTO: Supplied

Melton’s Little Stars nursery staff take part in Race for Life

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John signs one of his books PHOTO: Supplied

Children’s author visits Melton’s John Ferneley College

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Tesco urgently recalls lipstick and lollipop pens

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Patrick Rendall chair of governors), head teacher Liz Moore, Aiden Selby (site foreman from Derwent Valley Construction) and Shari Setayesh (director at YMD Boon) at the 'topping out' ceremony for Thrussington Primary School's ?700,000 extension. 

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Village school to double in size with £700k extension

Education
Building work underway on Melton's new Aldi store on Leicester Road EMN-170526-160406001

Opening date revealed for Melton’s new Aldi store

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The Mars Petcare UK factory in Melton EMN-170517-160139001

‘Low morale’ reported at Melton factory after redundancies threat

Business

ELECTION 2017: Are UK pollsters headed for another embarrassing election?

Offbeat 57

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

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ELECTION 2017: Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

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NEWSFLASH: Rutland and Melton hustings event cancelled after Manchester attack

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Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

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Campaigners striving to protect Melton Country Park from the impact of neighbouring housing developments EMN-170515-110257001

Campaign aims to protect town park’s wildlife

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Melton dog fouling area EMN-170419-162527001

Volunteers sought to tackle dog foul issues

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Eye Kettleby Lock PHOTO: Supplied

Melton and Oakham Waterways Society volunteers unpick Eye Kettleby Lock

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Eating cheese is better for you than previously thought

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New drug for ‘world’s deadliest cancer’ to be trialed on British patients

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Eating chocolate ‘lowers risk of irregular heartbeat’

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How to beat cravings

Psychologist offers cheats for everyday cravings like cheese and sugar

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Hairdressing students from Brooksby Melton College, Michelle Barrett and Lauren Coy, help tutor Jo Sloan with her charity hair-cutting effort EMN-171205-121812001

Cancer survivor has hair cut off again for charity

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