Melton fly-tippers warned they are putting lives at risk

Fly-tippers who blocked a road on the outskirts of Melton have been warned that they are potentially putting lives at risk.

Resident Chris Fisher (left) hands over a petition to crime commissioner Lord Willy Bach (right) and Melton Council leader, Councillor Joe Orson, calling for action to tackle the recent upsurge in crime in the town EMN-171016-104923001

Police top brass to attend public debate on rising crime in Melton

The county’s crime leaders are coming to Melton next week to take part in a public debate about how to tackle rising levels of crime in the borough.

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.

Carla Fox is receives a 'the chief constables commendation for outstanding work' from Leicestershire Chief Constable Simon Cole EMN-171013-122231001

Special police awards for Vale of Belvoir duo

Two volunteers have been given prestigious awards for their work supporting Melton police officers.

Police yet to identify victims of A1 fatal collision after car burst into flames, court told

Police yet to identify victims of A1 fatal collision after car burst into flames, court told

A man and woman have appeared in court charged with causing the death by dangerous driving of two men on the A1 between Stamford and Grantham this week.

Victoria Arthur, 44, of Milton Road, Portsmouth, outside Shirin kebab house in Kingston Road on the night of the stabbing

Murder trial adjourned after defendant falls ill

A murder trial has been adjourned after the defendant was taken ill, a judge told jurors.

Ashley Lakin, who was jailed for four years for causing death by dangerous driving

23-year-old man jailed for causing death of Melton woman in head-on crash

A 23-year- old man, who caused the death of a Melton woman in a head-on collision after overtaking a lorry on a blind bend, has been jailed for four years.

Lincoln Magistrates' Court.

Two charged over A1 crash which killed two men and left road shut for hours

A man and a woman have been charged with causing the deaths of two men in a collision which shut the A1 for large parts of yesterday.

Richard Norton, who is running back-to-back marathons to raise money for the Remembrance Day parade in Melton, with the town's Poppy Appeal organiser Jock Bryson EMN-170910-152317001

Poppy Appeal organiser ‘disgusted’ after police pull out of annual Melton parade

The organiser of Melton’s Poppy Appeal says he is ‘disgusted’ that police cannot afford to marshal this year’s Remembrance Day parade in the town.

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British Transport Police accused of discrimination as white man barred from recruitment workshop

British Transport Police has been accused of discrimination after it emerged white men have been barred from workshops for aspiring officers.

Police conducted speed tests EMN-171010-091544001

Police disappointed to catch another 10 speeding motorists at Waltham

Police have expressed disappointment after more motorists were caught speeding through a village near Melton.


Five people injured after two brawls erupt in Melton town centre

Five people were injured and two of them were taken to hospital in the early hours of Sunday after brawls broke out in two areas of Melton town centre.

Police officers with a knife arch metal-detector outside the Black Swan pub in Melton which was deployed as part of an operation to raise awareness about the dangers of carrying knives EMN-170910-101209001

Melton pub-goers scanned for knives in police operation

Saturday night pub-goers in Melton were scanned for knives at the weekend as part of a police operation to raise awareness of the dangers posed by carrying them.

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29-year-old man in court accused of five thefts from Melton supermarkets

A 29-year-old man was due to appear in court today charged with five counts of theft from supermarkets in Melton.


Emergency services scrambled after car hits front door of a property

Emergency services were alerted after a vehicle went into the front door of a property in Thurmaston this afternoon (Thursday).

One of the injured loose horses found near Saxelbye EMN-170310-110218001

Horse dies and three are injured after being on the loose on roads near Melton

A horse died and three others were injured after apparently being on the loose on roads near Melton on Sunday.

Baldeep Singh, of Dovedale Road, Thurmaston, has been jailed for life after admitting killing his 35-year-old wife, Amandeep Kaur EMN-170210-170531001

39-year-old man sentenced to life in prison for killing his wife

A 39-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murdering his wife at Thurmaston.


NEWSFLASH: Results revealed on suspicious substance sent to Melton Council offices

The substance discovered in a package at Melton Council offices this morning (Monday) has been found to be non-suspicious.


Residents urged not to visit Melton Council offices today after suspicious package found

Staff at Melton Council are still being kept away from their office building this afternoon (Monday) after a package containing a suspicious substance was discovered earlier today.


VIDEO NEWSFLASH: Emergency services attend ongoing incident at Melton Council offices

Police and firefighters have been called out to what is being called an ‘ongoing incident’ at the Melton Council offices this morning (Monday).

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