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Melton widow’s heart-breaking statement read out in court after road death

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The moment a staff member at the Craven Street Stores was threatened with an axe during a robbery. Neil Gordon has admitted carrying out the offence at Leicester Crown Court. EMN-170821-165331001

NEWSFLASH: Former soldier admits axe robbery offences at Melton stores

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Strongman Mighty Smith heaves a tractor across the main arena PHOTO: Tim Williams

Fete fun in Eastwell popular again

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Police attended a road accident EMN-170821-172539001

Casualties treated after car leaves the road and hits a fence at Melton

Transport

50 nuggets of wisdom every parent should pass on to their kids

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Old Dalby Day is still going strong after over 30 years

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Melton lunch project helps families budget food and live healthy

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Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Business

‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

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The average modern British family revealed

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Melton widow’s heart-breaking statement read out in court after road death

Crime
Police attended a road accident EMN-170821-172539001

Casualties treated after car leaves the road and hits a fence at Melton

Transport
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Hundreds view proposed Melton Local Plan changes at drop-in events

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Melton Town Estate Feoffee John Southerington consults plans for the scheme to upgrade the Wilton Park car park EMN-171108-171122001

Funding boost for Melton car park and town parks

Environment
Emergency services attended a road accident EMN-170814-162119001

Male motorist injured after car flips upside down into ditch at Broughton Hill

Transport

Melton widow’s heart-breaking statement read out in court after road death

Crime
The moment a staff member at the Craven Street Stores was threatened with an axe during a robbery. Neil Gordon has admitted carrying out the offence at Leicester Crown Court. EMN-170821-165331001

NEWSFLASH: Former soldier admits axe robbery offences at Melton stores

Crime

Burglars steal high value items from Melton house

Crime
Horses recover at the Defence Animal Centre in Melton after being released from a field by vandals EMN-170817-165128001

NEWSFLASH: A horse released by vandals from Melton armed forces base has died

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Principal’s pride on A-level results day at Melton Vale 16

Education
Ratcliffe College A-level student Charlie Nicholson, who achieved four A* grades and full marks in maths and further maths, with headmaster Jon Reddin EMN-170817-125731001

‘Shell-shocked’ Charlie celebrates amazing A-level grades at Ratcliffe College

Education
Head of MV16, Melton, Kirstie Black EMN-170816-155839001

NEWSFLASH: Melton Vale 16 staff and students celebrate impressive A-level results

Education
Mrs Boylan is given flowers and presented with a signed Leicester Tigers rugby shirt by the children of Waltham on the Wolds Primary School PHOTO: Supplied

Long-serving caretaker at Waltham on the Wolds Primary School calls time on busy career

Education
Victoria Conyers, manager of the  Oasis Family Centre at Melton, which is now part of the Mowbray Education Trust EMN-170808-172913001

Melton nursery begins new era after joining academy trust

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Tesco recalls thousands of products including Maltesers, Galaxy bars and Quorn mince

Business

‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

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An artist's impression of the new Aldi store in Leicester Road, Melton, which is due to open in September EMN-170818-114212001

Jobs still up for grabs at new Melton supermarket due to open next month

Business
The Melton Local Plan logo EMN-170816-165105001

Hundreds view proposed Melton Local Plan changes at drop-in events

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NEWSFLASH: A horse released by vandals from Melton armed forces base has died

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The Melton Local Plan logo EMN-170816-165105001

Hundreds view proposed Melton Local Plan changes at drop-in events

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Historian Derek Simmonds at Melton's Drill Hall, which has been awarded a  Leicestershire County Council Green Plaque following a public vote EMN-170814-130332001

Prestigious award for historic Melton Drill Hall

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Police are investigating EMN-170814-120625001

Teenagers arrested in connection with release of 21 horses from Melton military base

Crime

Energy drinks could be cocaine ‘gateway drug’ say scientists

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Funding boost for Melton car park and town parks

Environment
Wood creations with Adam Littlewood PHOTO: Supplied

Fix-Make-Share-Create event returns for second time

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Tesco announces plans to scrap 5p single-use plastic bags

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Sisters Ruby and Elsie Leake enjoy the picnic with their cuddly friends PHOTO: Tim Williams

Park was littered with teddies at Melton picnic event

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‘Supermarket X’ could have infected thousands with hepatitis through infected sausages

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A glass of wine or pint of beer a day ‘can help people to live longer’

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Children who skip breakfast ‘may be doing themselves harm’

Offbeat
Gloucester House day care organiser Pam Wright (back row, right) with volunteers, carers and their relatives at a dementia care session EMN-170815-160557001

Relatives and carers celebrate as Melton’s advanced dementia services are saved

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Emergency services attended a road accident EMN-170814-162119001

Male motorist injured after car flips upside down into ditch at Broughton Hill

Transport