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Money-laundering revealed as ‘counterfeit’ fivers turn out to be worn-out genuine notes

What were feared fake versions of the new ‘counterfeit-proof’ fiver have turned out to be genuine, washed-out notes.

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COMMENT: Property market could stall until after election

The country is unmoved, literally, by another election.

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Melton men and women among more than 500 people who have applied for county firefighter vacancies

Melton people were among more than 500 who applied to become firefighters in this month’s recruitment drive, Leicestershire Fire

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Auf Wiedersehn Pet fans fail in their bid to buy iconic Vale of Belvoir pub

Plans by fans of 1980s’ TV show Auf Wiedersehn Pet to buy a Vale of Belvoir pub which featured in the series have failed.

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Supermarket plans memorial tribute to Melton’s much-loved ‘Sainsbury’s cat’

Staff at a Melton supermarket are planning to put up a memorial tribute to a cat which used to visit every day.

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Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Three exciting new features coming to your Facebook

Augmented reality, virtual reality and a chat assistant that knows when you’re hungry – Facebook is making some big changes in 2017.

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Thumbs-up for new Melton street market stalls at Easter event

The first major revamp of Melton’s street market received a thumbs-up from shoppers and traders at a special Easter event.

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Melton rare breeds poultry show likely to go ahead after Bird Flu restrictions

Organisers of the popular annual spring rare breeds poultry sale are confident it will go ahead despite the government maintaining a ban on bird sales.

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REVEALED: How long you’ve got to spend your old paper fivers

The Bank of England will be withdrawing legal tender status of the paper £5 note, featuring Elizabeth Fry, on May 5 - and is encouraging anyone who still has one of the notes to spend them over the next month.

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Product recall

Kids’ rusks recalled over allergy fears

Three cake rusk products have been recalled because they contain egg, wheat and milk which are not correctly declared on the labels.

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Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

WARNING: Criminals can steal PIN by tracking motion of your phone

Hackers can steal PINs and passwords simply from the way we tilt smartphones when typing in information, say security experts.

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NEWSFLASH: Bird Flu restrictions lifted for Melton poultry owners

Poultry owners in Melton have been told they can allow their birds to roam free again from Thursday after the government announced it would be lifting restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of Bird Flu.

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Sadness after the death of Melton’s ‘Sainsbury’s cat’

Customers of a Melton supermarket are in mourning after the sudden death of a cat which used to visit the store every day for years.

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Average commuter spends �48K in their career - just to get to work

Average commuter spends £48K in their career - just to get to work

The average British commuter will spend over £48,000 across their working lifetime - just to get to the office.

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Old Dalby brewer celebrates world record ballooning flight

A beer brewer is celebrating today (Friday) after helping to break a world ballooning record.

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Have you got any of the paper £5 notes left? Picture: Bank of England.

Here’s how long you’ve got to spend your old paper fivers

Got any paper £5 notes that you’ve been hanging on to? It’s time to get them spent ...

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Melton GP practice backs NHS plans to extend opening hours

Melton’s main medical practice says it is ‘supportive’ of new NHS plans to increase access to GP surgeries, which could include an extension of opening hours into the evenings and at weekends.

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Melton Borough Council chief executive Lynn Aisbett, who is retiring in July after 12 years in the post EMN-170504-113855001

Melton Council chief to retire after eventful 12 year

After an eventful 12 years in which the offices burned down, Westminster funding has been progressively cut and a unique method of administrating local government has been pioneered, Lynn Aisbett is retiring as Melton Council chief executive.

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How to find out if someone is ‘stalking’ you on Facebook

How to find out if someone is ‘stalking’ you on Facebook

Facebook has introduced a new feature which allows users to see who has been looking at their profile.

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