WORRIED residents turned out in force last night (Wednesday, May 15) to voice their fierce opposition to the Asfordby windfarm at a public session as part of the inquiry.
A FAMILY of singers turned musical notes into pound notes by performing a concert in aid of a church roof fund.
IT’S Local Business Week and organisers and the Federation of Small Businesses are calling on every UK shopper to think local for a week, and ‘take the pledge’ at www.localbusinessweek.co.uk/pledge to buy three things from their nearest high street or local shop.
MORE than thirty police officers and staff are taking part in a mammoth cycle ride from Leicester to Brighton in support of their colleague, Melton man Stewart Sparling, and to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA).
BATTLE lines have been drawn as a public inquiry into proposals to build a wind farm at Asfordby Business Park and the adjoining countryside got under way this week.
RESIDENTS and families at Gretton Court in Melton, who fought a decision to downgrade its status to ‘sheltered accommodation’, are breathing a huge sigh of relief after an agreement was finally reached with Leicestershire County Council.
THIS time last year we were moaning about the lack of rain and the dry ground which made any planting and growing difficult - there was so much to do before judging day in July and so few workers to do it.
MELTON in Bloom is backing the Royal Horticultural Society’s ‘Edible Britain’ theme for this year’s campaign.
A DISABLED Melton musician raising money for a robotic suit so he can walk again has been awarded £1,000 towards his appeal in recognition of the mentoring he has given young people for over 30 years despite his own difficulties.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to encourage people to recycle old textiles.
CAMPAIGN group STOP has issued a rallying cry ahead of next months’s Asfordby windfarm appeal.
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Weather for Melton
Sunday 19 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 18 C
Wind Speed: 13 mph
Wind direction: North
Temperature: 10 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 15 mph
Wind direction: North