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Melton car park closed off after flying slate damages vehicle in Storm Doris

The entrance to a busy Melton town centre car park was closed off this afternoon after Storm Doris caused slates to fly off roofs damaging one of the parked cars.

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Rural bus routes in Melton borough are saved from being axed

Threatened rural bus routes in the Melton borough have been saved after county councillors shelved plans to cut £1.3 million of subsidies.

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Firefighters rescue cow from river at Rearsby

A cow has been rescued by firefighters after falling into a river in Rearsby this afternoon.

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Water floods Saxby Road from a burst water pipe this afternoon
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Road flooded in Melton after burst water pipe

Motorists have been struggling through flood water this afternoon in Melton after a water pipe burst.

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Melton and Rutland people sought to fill 25 firefighter jobs

A recruitment drive has been launched across Melton and Rutland to take on 25 new full-time firefighters.

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Parents urged to protest with Melton schools set to be hit by big budget cuts

Swingeing proposed cuts in the annual budget of schools across the Melton borough has prompted calls for parents to fight them by protesting to MP Sir Alan Duncan.

Education
Stained glass artist Derek Hunt inspects the progress of the window he is making for St Mary's Church in Melton as part of its �1.9 million Re-Ordering Project EMN-170217-111137001

Melton church members get first look at stunning new stained glass window

Members of a Melton church have enjoyed their first glimpse of a stunning new stained glass window set to be installed there.

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Bird flu outbreak threatens free range status for Melton egg producers

Poultry farmers and smallholders in Melton have been warned they face losing the free range status for their eggs if they don’t comply with new tighter restrictions aimed at preventing the spread of Bird Flu.

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‘Uphill’ battle to recreate historic race

Plans are being discussed to bring back an historic motor race on the A606 near Melton.

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Bidders wanted for new ‘Sports Village’

Bidders are being sought to design, build and operate Melton’s planned new multi-million-pound leisure complex off Burton Road.

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Anger over redundant Melton electric car charger which hasn’t worked since installed three years ago!

A motorist who tried in vain to power his electric car at a Melton charging point installed by the council three years ago was angry to be told it was not yet operational.

Transport
Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia to re-launch the 3310

Nokia has announced it will re-launch the world’s most loved mobile phone - the Nokia 3310!

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Celebrate Valentine’s with a FREE Subway at Melton branches today

Celebrate Valentine’s with a FREE Subway at Melton branches today

If you’re hungry today and not got a three-course meal dinner-date lined-up tonight, you can head along to Subway and feel the love with a FREE sub.

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Melton children’s clothes shop owner set to re-locate

The owner of a popular Melton children’s clothes shop says he has had to re-locate across town because of rising rent and rates.

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Melton business funds life-saving air ambulance missions

Five life-saving missions by the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) will be funded by a cash donation from Melton Mowbray Building Society.

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Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in ten British workers think they will never be able to retire

Four in 10 workers fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research.

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Fairtrade steering group members Polly Swann, Lynn Marriott and Helen Chadwick EMN-171002-111105001

Melton’s Fairtrade status set to continue for another two years

Melton is set to retain its Fairtrade status for another two years as supporters prepare to celebrate the annual fortnight promotion for ethical spending.

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Signal improved for mobile phone customers in Melton

Mobile phone customers in Melton are receiving an improved signal after a new 4G site was activated in the town.

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New guide gives Brexit advice to rural business

Rural businesses and communities in Melton can find out how to get funding from the European Union and what their prospects are when the UK leaves via a new guide book.

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112-year-old Melton pie-maker closes

A family-run business which has made Melton pork pies for more than 100 years and which was championed by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has closed.

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