Members of Melton church celebrate £21,000 grant donation

Funds for the major renovation project at Melton’s St Mary’s Church have been topped up with a £21,000 grant from a charity trust.

Melton BID manager Shelagh Core, chair Sarah Browne and Councillor Malise Graham, chairman of the Melton Safer Partnership group show off the 'Ask for Angela' campaign posters, one of the initiatives which has helped the town retain its coveted Purple Flag status EMN-171018-170611001

If you feel threatened on a night out in Melton just ‘ask for Angela’

People on a night out in Melton who get caught up in an intimidating or threatening situation are being urged to use a special coded phrase to alert pub, club or restaurant staff.

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Hundreds of responses received for Melton bypass consultation

Hundreds of responses were received in the consultation into the route for the planned £100 million Melton Distributor Road.

Book cover for The Mystery of Doe Eyes by Nigel Plane

Absorbing paranormal adventure book published by Melton author

A thrilling paranormal adventure book which will appeal to fans of adult fantasy fiction has been published by a Melton author.

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Arriva buses announce changes to routes EMN-171017-174608001

Quicker bus service for Melton passengers travelling to Leicester

Bus passengers will be able to travel quicker from Melton to Leicester, and vice versa, from next month.

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Busy route to close for three days in Vale of Belvoir

Motorists are being warned about the closure of busy roads in the Vale of Belvoir next week.

Proposals for 280 homes on the Jeld-Wen factory site in Melton, revealed at a public exhibition EMN-171016-123901001

First glimpse at plans for hundreds of homes on Melton factory site

Developers have given Melton residents their first look at a major town centre housing scheme on the site currently occupied by one of the biggest local employers.

Water supply

Workmen called out to another burst water pipe in Melton

Engineers have been working to repair another burst pipe in Melton this morning (Friday).


VIDEO: Wrist watch blasted into space and comes back down to earth in Melton

A wrist watch, shot into outer space to prove it can withstand the most extreme conditions, has landed back on earth in Melton Mowbray.

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Line goes dead for EE users hit by phone glitch

EE has been hit by a service outage across the UK, with customers reporting they are unable to make or receive phone calls.

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Pension deficit soars at Melton-based Samworth Brothers

The pension deficit at a Melton-based food manufacturer has more than doubled over the last two years.

Former Brooksby Melton College student Elizabeth McKenna - a candidate on the 2017 series of The Apprentice
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Candidate on The Apprentice pays emotional tribute to her Brooksby Melton College mentor

One of this year’s candidates in the new series of popular BBC TV show The Apprentice has paid an emotional tribute to one of her biggest influences - a late former lecturer at Brooksby Melton College.


Lidl launch ‘hangover-free’ prosecco

If you’re prone to hangover hell every time the bubbly is popped Lidl have answered your prayers with a prosecco that’s allegedly hangover free.

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Police disappointed to catch another 10 speeding motorists at Waltham

Police have expressed disappointment after more motorists were caught speeding through a village near Melton.

Jeremy Smyth-Osborne and Jamie Russell tuck into some halloumi fries with pomegranate seeds at the East Midlands Food Festival at Melton EMN-170910-114534001

Thousands enjoy annual food festival in Melton

More than 10,000 people from throughout the country converged on Melton at the weekend for the annual East Midlands Food Festival which organisers say was one of the best in its 14-year history.

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Water supply

Workmen called out after Melton householders report problem with their water supply

Householders in an area of Melton have been warned to expect low pressure in their water supply this morning (Monday).

Product warning

Baby food removed from shelves after discovery of plastic in stew

Asda have recalled a range of baby food from supermarket shelves following the discovery of a piece of plastic in a kids’ ready meal.

Do you have a fortune hiding in your vinyl collection?

Could you have vinyl worth thousands in your collection?

A rare vinyl recording of cellist Jacqueline Du Pre originally being sold for £1.99 by an Oxfam shop in Thornbury, S Glos is now being offered online by the charity for £2,000.

Roy Haywood, chief executive of developer Haywood Estates.

First business set to move on to new enterprise village at Old Dalby

The first business is to move on to a newly created enterprise village on the edge of the Vale of Belvoir.
Flashback to a previous food festival at Melton: Tim Hatton and Robert Freckingham show off their award winning pies and cheese PHOTO: Tim Williams EMN-170610-133041001

Melton food festival set to be one of the best ever this weekend

Organisers of this weekend’s 14th annual East Midlands Food Festival at Melton reckon it could be one of the best ever.

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