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Congratulations to our runners from the Melton borough who did the Great North Run

The world-famous Great North Run was a wash with smiles, tears and stories of triumph after thousands crossed the finishing line.

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The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you’re affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.

Transport
New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

New ITV game show is looking for the country’s worst singers

A new television game show is aiming to find the country’s worst singers - and giving them the chance to win a major cash prize.

Arts
Alan Pakenham-Walsh, Judy, Ed and Stephen Smithers receive the winners shield from quizmaster Richard Angrave PHOTO: Supplied

Angrave charity quiz night at Holwell Stute raises £500 for Alzheimer’s Society

Sixteen teams of four took part in the second annual Angrave charity quiz night on Saturday.

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This £1 coin is the rarest in circulation according to Change Checker. (Photo: Johnston Press)

REVEALED: The rarest £1 coin you must NOT cash in

The value of the rarest £1 coin in circulation is set to soar when it is taken out of circulation next month.

Business
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Melton singer performing at major Northen Soul concert

A vocalist whose dad played Northern Soul records as a DJ, will be performing with some of the music and dance movement’s biggest legends at a major event this weekend.

Whats on
Interested spectators young and old browse round the art exhibtion PHOTO: Supplied

First Frisby on Show goes down well with villagers and visitors

Despite the changeable weather, the very first “Frisby on Show” was well attended and raised over £1,500 towards the running costs of St Thomas a Becket.

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Fears grow for missing Melton man

Concern is growing for the safety of a 32-year-old Melton man who has been missing since Friday.

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Melton parade pays tribute to Battle of Britain heroes 77 years on

Crowds lined the streets of Melton on Sunday as the town paid its annual tribute to those who fought in a definitive battle in the skies above England during the Second World War.

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Beer lovers sample Parish Brewery's Passchendaele tribute ale PHOTO: Tim Williams

Melton real ale and cider festival a barrel of laughs

Plenty of revellers flocked to enjoy a cold one at Melton Mowbray Beer and Cider Festival.

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Melton woman accused of fraudulently obtaining ‘large sums of money’ from man

A 32-year-old Melton woman is to face trial charged with fraudulently receiving ‘large sums of money’ from a man.

Crime
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Disney Frozen socks recalled over cancer fears

A line of Disney Frozen socks have been recalled by their manufacturer due to concerns that it may contain a cancer-causing chemical.

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Testing life-hacks: Do copper coins really make flowers live longer?

Testing life-hacks: Do copper coins really make flowers live longer?

How often does someone suggest a new hint, tip or hack that will supposedly make your life a whole lot easier? And which ones can you trust?

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Campaign to get older people fit

More budget busting activities aiming to get older adults fit are taking place in Melton next Monday.

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Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco recalls biscuits due to allergy fears

Tesco has recalled one of its own brand of biscuits because of allergy fears.

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Melton CAMRA chairman Kevin Billson presents Tim Giddens with a Merit Award PHOTO: David Eatherington

Melton CAMRA toasts micro-pub Gas Tap

THE Melton Mowbray branch of CAMRA (The Campaign For Real Ale) has presented a Merit Award to Tim Giddens at the Gastap in Burton Street.

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Getting cheques from the Knipfest committee are (left to right): Amanda George - Dove Cottage Day Hospice, Ben Petts - Cancer Research UK, Janie McCormick - St Barnabas Hospice PHOTO: Ian Selby

Knipfest organisers present proceeds to cancer charities

Charities and organisations have been presented with thousands of pounds in donations raised at a music festival earlier in the summer.

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The Flying Scotsman passes Wyfordby as it travels from London up to York.
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Flying Scotsman chugs through Melton again

Steam enthusiasts cheered the iconic Flying Scotsman as it chugged through Melton again today (Friday).

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Owners asked vet to put three-year-old cat down ‘because it had fleas’

Owners asked vet to put three-year-old cat down ‘because it had fleas’

A family asked vets to put their pet cat to sleep - because it had FLEAS.

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Music couple hope to be hits as publicans

A couple with a passion for music are hoping they will be hits with locals when they take over the Noel’s Arms in Melton.

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