Multiple motoring offences admitted by Melton man

A Melton Mowbray man has appeared at Loughborough Magistrates’ Court charged with several motoring offences.

Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits risking home security

Millions of Brits are leaving their windows and doors unlocked, leaving keys in the garden and relying on their dog to keep their home safe, a study has found.

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11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal.

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Break-ins in the Vale of Belvoir

Two properties in the Vale of Bevoir were broken into overnight on Sunday.

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The fake 85 voucher offer for Aldi has been described as a 'hoax' by the store.

Aldi issues warning about ‘hoax’ voucher being shared online

Aldi is warning its customers about a ‘fraudulent’ voucher that is being circulated online.

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Melton police to hold first LGBT workshop for teenagers

Police in Melton are holding their first ever workshop with teenagers to discuss lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) issues.

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Burglar is jailed after raiding six Melton shops in a night

A 33-year-old Melton man has been jailed for 26 weeks after breaking into six Melton town centre businesses on the same night.

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Vigilante groups recruiting on Facebook to hunt down ‘killer clowns’

Groups of vigilantes dubbed ‘clown hunters’ are recruiting volunteers across Britain to carry out night patrols and hunt down so-called ‘killer clowns’.

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‘Finn’s Law’ petition calling for attack on police dog to be classed as attempted murder gains thousands of signatures

A petition calling for police dogs and horses to be treated the same as police officers in the eyes of the law has gained more than 14,000 signatures after PD Finn was stabbed by an armed robber.

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Police charge suspect in connection with six Melton shop burglaries

Police have arrested and charged a suspect in connection with burglaries at six Melton shops.

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VIDEO: As man fights off ‘killer clown’ with a hammer who are the killer clowns and why is it happening here?

It’s a craze that has left billions of sane people baffled and has resulted in scores of victims being scared out of their wits.

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National award for Kayleigh Haywood film

A film produced by Leicestershire Police about the dangers of online grooming has won a prestigious national award.

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Standing together for ‘Hate Awareness Week’

Leicestershire Police is encouraging communities to “stand together” and report hate during National Hate Crime Awareness Week.

Police warning as killer clown craze hits UK. Photo: Shutterstock.

Police warning as ‘killer clown’ craze hits UK

Police have warned pranksters who are posing as “killer clowns” to terrify children that they could face arrest.

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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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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.

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.


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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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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