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

A new supermarket which is set to open in Melton next month is looking for store assistants and deputy store managers to work there.

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

More than 300 people went to drop-in events around the borough to view proposed changes to Melton’s draft Local Plan.

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Funding boost for Melton car park and town parks

A Melton town centre car park will be closed for 26 days next month so a £110,000 refurbishment scheme can be carried out on it.

Environment

Big Melton employer reveals plans to move

One of Melton’s largest employers is set to move, but it is keen to relocate to new premises in the town.

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Old Dalby firm’s sale saves 79 jobs

The jobs of 79 people have been saved after the company where they work in Old Dalby was sold to new owners.

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Raiders break in through front entrance of Melton discount store

Burglars raided a Melton discount store overnight on Sunday and Monday.

Crime
Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year

Complaints about parking charges more than doubled in the last year according to the latest figures released by consumer advice website, Resolver.

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The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The full list of products withdrawn due to contaminated eggs

The food standards agency have released an updated list of products in the UK which have been withdrawn due to possible contamination with the Fipronil insecticide.

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Another warning for Melton tradespeople after 800 commercial vehicles were reported broken into across the county in three months

Police have repeated calls for Melton tradespeople to be vigilant and secure their vehicles after dealing with an unprecedented number of thefts from vans over the last three months.

Crime
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Firefighters tackling blazing tractor at Hose

Firefighters from Melton were alerted yesterday evening (Monday) after a tractor caught fire.

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You might even up end on a date on the island of Fernando's!

Take Me Out looking for singletons for new series

Ever fancied being on TV? Well if you’re single and looking for love, now’s your chance!

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

Shoppers at Tesco stores across Britain will no longer be able to buy 5p ‘single-use’ plastic carrier bags from the end of the month.

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People have reacted to the BBC pay revelations

Prime-time BBC quiz show looking for contestants

The BBC is looking for contestants from our county for a new game show with a difference.

News

GRAPHIC CONTENT WARNING: Sickening footage shows chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws

This sickening footage shows a chicken producer which supplies Asda, Lidl and Nando’s allegedly breaching animal cruelty laws.

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Virgin Media set to hike prices affecting five million customers

Virgin Media set to hike prices affecting five million customers

Virgin Media customers are set to see their monthly bills rise by nearly 5 per cent this autumn.

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Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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Mick Butler (right) proudly displays his quarter-scale model Tiger Moth with Trevor Main PHOTO: Tim Williams

Larger and faster models flown at the Melton and District Model annual show

“A better environment for flying” were the words used by Melton and District Model Club’s chairman to describe the group’s new chosen venue for their two-day annual show.

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NEWSFLASH: Melton bus services saved from the axe

Melton bus passengers have won a stay of execution for services between the town and Loughborough.

Transport
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Melton TV viewers warned to expect interference on pictures

Melton television viewers have been warned they might experience interference because of the installation of new 4G signals in the town.

Arts
Britain’s worst sick day excuses

Britain’s worst sick day excuses

Excuses, excuses. When it comes to calling in sick to work, employees get creative.

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