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Warwickshire Police say plans are in place to ensure presence at mosques after Finsbury Park attack

Warwickshire Police have reassured members of the public that they have plans in place to protect the Muslim community and others from attacks such as the one which happened in London’s Finsbury Park last night.

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Scam ticket website sells non-existent tickets

Scam ticket website sells non-existent tickets

Gig-goers have been left empty handed after a website sold non-existent tickets to Robbie Williams concerts and UK festivals.

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Holly Jones, who survived the London Bridge terrorist attack, with mum Kate and brother Rob EMN-170614-130833001

Melton woman reflects on her brush with murderous terrorists

“It was absolutely crazy. People were screaming. It was really hard to take in, seeing the odd shoe here and there, phones lying on the ground and belongings scattered everywhere. There were some very seriously injured people on that bridge and I saw things I never ever expected to see.”

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Melton Scouts left reeling after £3,200 raid on their camp site

Scouts and leaders have been left ‘distressed’ after burglars stole thousands of pounds worth of maintenance equipment and building materials from their campsite.

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Gang of four jailed for smashing up 86 cars in 21 villages in the Melton area in criminal damage ‘spree’

Four men who caused more than £20,000 damage by using knives, screw drivers, a crowbar and a hammer to smash windows and slash tyres on 86 cars parked in 21 villages around the Melton area have been jailed.

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A staggering 8 out of 10 motorists have suffered from road rage in the last year

A staggering 8 out of 10 motorists have suffered from road rage in the last year

A shocking eight out of 10 British motorists say they have fallen victim to road rage in the past year.

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Young Melton police cadet volunteers celebrate winning prestigious award

A group of young Melton volunteers who have supported the police at a series of public events are celebrating after being given a prestigious award.

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Burglars condemned after stealing safe from the Melton Samworth Centre charity

Burglars who stole a safe containing £1,300 from a Melton community centre and cafe have been condemned for stealing from a charity.

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Thief sets car on fire near Great Dalby after stealing it

Thief sets car on fire near Great Dalby after stealing it

A thief stole a car and then was believed to have set it on fire deliberately near Great Dalby in the early hours of Sunday.

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Melton woman Holly Jones, who narrowly escaped being a victim of the three terrorists who attacked people on London Bridge and in Borough Market EMN-170506-092953001

Melton’s woman’s ‘incredibly lucky’ escape from the London Bridge terrorists

A former Melton school pupil narrowly escaped being one of the victims of Saturday night’s terrorist attack which left seven people dead and 48 injured.

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London attack: Six killed and at least 48 wounded in ‘terrorist incident’

Six people have been killed and at least 48 people wounded in a terrorist attack in London last night (Saturday, June 3).

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Fidget spinners are all the rage at the moment

Warning over sale of razor sharp fidget spinners

Evil web vendors are cashing in on the biggest craze of 2017 by selling metal fidget spinners - with razor-sharp edges.

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School warning issued after two men approach pupil in Melton

Parents have been advised by a Melton school to ensure their children walk home in pairs after two suspicious men approached a girl in the town.

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Mother of Bottesford road collision victim makes road safety appeal

The mother of a motorcyclist who was killed following a collision near Bottesford has called for more television campaigns to be broadcast to raise awareness of motorbikes on roads.

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Lidl customers warned over Whatsapp competition scam

Lidl customers warned over Whatsapp competition scam

Discount supermarket giant Lidl has this afternoon, Thursday June 1, issued a warning to its customers about a WhatsApp scam using its branding.

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Rosemary Roberts (79), a disabled great-grandmother who had her mobility scooter stolen from outside her Melton home EMN-170530-181116001

Melton great-grandmother is mobile again after heartless scooter theft

A 79-year-old disabled great-grandmother has thanked family and friends for helping her get over the distress of having her mobility scooter stolen from her Melton home.

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The fenced off area around St Mary's Church in Melton where major renovation work is going on until November EMN-170530-182524001

Church raiders make off with £6k tools haul

Work was temporarily halted at Melton’s historic parish church after thieves broke in and stole the builders’ tools worth thousands of pounds.

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Greater Manchester Police warn of fraudulent online fundraising pages following bombing

Greater Manchester Police warn of fraudulent online fundraising pages following bombing

In the wake of Monday‘s terrorist attack, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is warning people to be cautious of online fundraising pages.

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Leicestershire Chief Constable Simon Cole has called upon residents across the county to be vigilant after the UK terror threat level was raised this week to the highest of 'critical' in the wake of the Manchester attack which killed 22 at a music concert EMN-170524-123841001

Melton people urged to be vigilant after Manchester terror attack

Residents across the Melton borough have been urged by police to be vigilant after the UK’s terror threat was raised to the hghest level of ‘critical’.

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Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

Increase in armed police and military support at key locations and events as terror threat level raised to ‘critical’

With the UK terror threat level being raised to ‘critical’, police are continuing to urge residents to be vigilant.

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