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Volunteers sought to monitor speeding Melton motorists

Teams of volunteers are being set up to monitor the speed of traffic across the Melton borough in a bid to identify where action needs to be taken by the police and local authorities.

Transport
Paint the Town Red by Melton artist Brian Hollingshead EMN-170522-153537001

Melton businesses urged to paint the town red

Shopkeepers and other business owners in Melton are being urged to dress their window with a red theme next month for a competition which will form part of a new town centre community event.

Lifestyle
M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Bernard the eagle owl with the chick he is rearing at Stapleford Park Hotel's school of falconry EMN-170517-102758001

‘Male’ eagle owl who laid eggs foster rears a chick

A rare new chick born in the grounds of Stapleford Park Hotel is being reared by a gender-confused male eagle owl called Bernard .

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Project Manager Andy Tomkins checks out the new pens in Melton Cattle Market's plush new ?5.5million livestock building with market manager Tim Webster EMN-170515-131045001

New era dawns at Melton Cattle Market with opening of livestock building

Farmers will get their first use of a multi-million pound new livestock building at Melton Cattle Market on Tuesday.

Business
Kodi will not clamp down on streams despite EU Court ruling

Kodi will not clamp down on streams despite EU Court ruling

Kodi has stated that it will not act as police for its own software despite a ruling from the EU Court of Justice that pirate streaming is illegal.

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

Up to 64 jobs could be lost at Melton factory

Dozens of people who work on the canned food production line at Melton’s Mars Petcare UK factory face losing their jobs.

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Nick Holden, licensee at The Geese and Fountain, who is giving free beer to customers who register to vote in the General Election EMN-170516-161444001

Village pub gives away free beer to customers who register to vote in General Election

Free beer is on offer at a village pub to encourage more people to register to vote in next month’s General Election.

Business
Is your car on the DVSA list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

News
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

A campaign has been launched at Melton Country Park to prevent its enjoyment being spoiled and wildlife being displaced as a result of planned housing developments along its perimeter.

Lifestyle
Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

Cure for baldness and grey hair a step closer

A cream or ointment may soon cure baldness or stop hair turning grey, a new study suggests.

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The Sit and Settle cafe in Sherrard Street, Melton EMN-170905-183608001

Break-in misery for Melton cafe owners

One of the owners of a popular Melton cafe felt bereaved after burglars smashed their way in overnight, ransacked the premises and stole money and food.

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B&Q recall

B&Q recalls heaters over safety fears

Home improvement and DIY chain B&Q has recalled a pair of heaters due to safety concerns.

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Currys recall

Curry’s recall tumble dryer over fire fears

A popular range of tumble dryers has been recalled by Curry’s following safety fears.

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Mobile phone users in Melton to get faster new 4G service by Tuesday

Mobile phone users in Melton will soon get access to a faster 4G internet service.

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Residents demand action to slow speeding drivers on Melton street

Pleas by householders for something to be done to slow speeding drivers on a Melton road have fallen on deaf ears.

Transport
Builder Jake Burdett and Richard Sage hold a cigarette packet with was written on by builders in 1939 and left in the brickwork before being found by Jake EMN-170205-104550001

Builder discovers poignant 1939 artefact left by Melton war heroes

A cigarette packet written on and left by builders in the brickwork of a Melton house two months before they went off to serve in the Second World War has been discovered during renovation work on the property.

Arts
KODI WARNING: New law means illegal Kodi box now carries 10-year jail sentence

KODI WARNING: New law means illegal Kodi box now carries 10-year jail sentence

A new law passed yesterday means people using streaming devices like the Kodi box could now be jailed for up to 10 years.

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FIGHTING FAKE NEWS: Campaign launches to combat misinformation and unsubstantiated facts

Today we join a nationwide campaign supported by the newspaper industry to fight fake news and are urging readers to get involved.

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Deputy chairman of Johnston Press's Editorial Board, Gary Shipton

FIGHTING FAKE NEWS: Why this campaign is at the heart of our role in the community

As we approach the most significant national election in a generation, the need for independent local newspapers and their websites to report and explain the issues in an entirely neutral, honest and balanced way is essential.

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