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Melton man jailed for throwing his puppy from third-floor flat

A Melton man who threw a nine-week-old puppy from the window of his third-floor flat has been jailed and banned from keeping all animals for three years.

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Court news

Melton men among six sentenced for corruption and money laundering offences connected to Royal Household contracts

Six people involved in corruption and money laundering offences with a former senior member of staff at Buckingham Palace – including two Melton men – have been sentenced.

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Phone use behind the wheel at epidemic levels

Phone use behind the wheel at ‘epidemic’ levels

The illegal use of mobile phones by drivers has reached “epidemic” proportions, according to a leading motoring group.

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TV licence fraud is on the rise

Rise in TV Licensing fraud emails

Fraudsters are using emails offering fake refunds on the TV Licence to steal bank account details.

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Police

UPDATE: Police name 17-year-old killed in hit and run on A1 at Grantham

The teenager killed in a hit and run on the A1 at Grantham on Tuesday has been named.

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Nine-week-old puppy Gypsy shortly after she was rescued EMN-160915-173147001

Melton man threw puppy from third floor window

A Melton man who threw a nine-week-old puppy out of the third floor window of his flat has been found guilty of causing unnecessary suffering to the animal.

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Police

UPDATE: Man bailed after 17-year-old is killed in hit and run on A1 at Grantham

A 52-year old-man has been released on police bail pending further investigations after a 17-year-old boy was killed in a hit and run on the A1M at Grantham.

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Following a search a suspect was arrested by Sussex Police earlier this evening

Man arrested after 17-year-old boy is killed in hit and run on A1 at Grantham

A man has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a teenage boy was killed on the A1 at Grantham.

Transport
The debfibrillator at The Edge Community Centre was ripped from the wall by vandals, putting it temporarily out of operation EMN-160913-204149001

Vandals put lives at risk after causing damage to defibrillator

Vandals who attacked a defibrillator in Melton could have put someone’s life at risk say police and disgusted community members.

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Special Constable Sophie Hunt gets the details of one of the motorists stopped during the FATAL4 operation EMN-160913-194840001

Police catch offending Melton motorists during FATAL4 operation

Twenty people were caught not wearing a seatbelt during a police operation in Melton highlighting the four main causes of serious and fatal crashes.

Transport
Ameen Jogee has been given a 12-year prison sentence after being found guilty of Mr Fyfe's manslaughter following a re-trial ordered by the Supreme Court EMN-160817-103215001

Man given 12-year jail sentence for manslaughter of ex-police officer from Old Dalby following re-trial

A 27-year-old man convicted of the manslaughter of an ex-police officer from Old Dalby has been given a 12-year prison sentence today (Monday, September 12) following a re-trial ordered by the Supreme Court.

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Kayleigh Haywood EMN-160709-151641001

Kayleigh’s love story to be screened in Melton to warn of dangers of online grooming

A film about how a Leicestershire teenager was groomed, raped and murdered last year is being screened in Melton on Thursday as a warning to children and parents of the dangers of online grooming.

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Police warning after thefts from vehicles in Melton

Leicestershire Police is urging Melton drivers to protect their vehicles after a recent spate of thefts across the force area.

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The Noel's Arms has posted this CCTV image of the burglar who raided the pub on its Facebook page EMN-160709-134340001

Melton pub uses Facebook to help trace burglar

A Melton pub has taken to Facebook in a bid to trace a burglar who stole hundreds of pounds after breaking in during the early hours of Monday.

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Police outside the Bell Centre shopping centre on Monday morning (September 5) EMN-160509-103503001

Burglary crimewave hits Melton town centre

Burglars have targeted shops, pubs and cafés in Melton during a recent crimewave, prompting calls for an increased police presence in the town and more CCTV cameras in certain areas.

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Paula Poolton

TV show will examine evidence that led to Paula Poolton’s lover being convicted of her murder

THE BRUTAL murder of Titchfield woman Paula Poolton will be the subject of a new two-part BBC documentary .

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Tracey Fyfe with daughters Emma, Tara and Jess. EMN-160609-131215001

‘We’re disgusted’ by decision say murdered man’s family

The widow of father-of-three Paul Fyfe said her family was ‘disgusted’ by the decision to clear a man of his murder, after a retrial, and find him guilty of manslaughter.

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Ameen Jogee has been given a 12-year prison sentence after being found guilty of Mr Fyfe's manslaughter following a re-trial ordered by the Supreme Court EMN-160817-103215001

Man convicted of manslaughter of ex-policeman from Old Dalby after Supreme Court ordered re-trial

A 27-year-old man who was ordered to be retried for the murder of an ex-policeman from Old Dalby has been convicted of manslaughter.

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Police outside the Bell Centre Shopping Centre this morning (Monday, September 5) EMN-160509-103947001

UPDATE: Three shops broken into in Melton’s Bell Centre

Three shops inside Melton’s Bell Centre shopping centre have been broken into - the Melton Times understands.

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Police outside the Bell Centre shopping centre on Monday morning (September 5) EMN-160509-103503001

Burglars smash their way into shops at two Melton shopping precincts

Burglars have smashed their way into shops in a Melton shopping precinct and inside a town centre shopping centre.

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