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Column: A new chapter for Primal Fitness by Melton personal trainer Adam Chambers

After five years on North Street, Melton, Primal Fitness has moved to a larger premises just round the corner at 4 Charlotte Street.

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The Wilton Road roadworks which caused massive tailbacks in Melton on Sunday EMN-170628-161515001

Investigation launched after Melton Sunday traffic chaos

The roadworks in Wilton Road on Sunday morning

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Kirstie's house in Daventry

Chance to buy a house for £2 as family opts for unconventional sales method

A woman has put her house up for sale, but not in the conventional manner.

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Music teacher Zosia Cocker conducts the children during their Violins in the Vale production last year PHOTO: Tim Williams

Violins in the Vale strings concert will see young composers play

Music pupils of Harby based violin and cello teacher Zosia Cocker will be participating in an exciting summer strings project on Monday, July 10.

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The Flying Scotsman, pictured here from the Dalby Road bridge on a recent visit, is set to pass through Melton Station again on Saturday 
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Iconic Flying Scotsman steam train set to arrive in Melton

Melton people will get a rare chance to see a steam train chugging into the town station once again on Saturday when the iconic Flying Scotsman stops off on a special journey.

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The display at Egerton Lodge nursing home for the 'Best Dressed Window' competition at the Paint The Town Red event EMN-170628-100423001

Melton business celebrates winning town centre competition

Staff at a Melton optician’s are celebrating after winning the competition for ‘best dressed window’ at the recent Paint The Town Red event in the town centre.

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Faecal bacteria discovered in drinks at Costa, Caffe Nero and Starbucks, BBC’s Watchdog finds

Faecal bacteria discovered in drinks at Costa, Caffe Nero and Starbucks, BBC’s Watchdog finds

Concerning levels of faecal bacteria were present in ice at three major high street coffee chains, according to an investigation.

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Dancing in the streets of Melton PHOTO: Tim Williams

Musical feast for all age groups at Melton’s Midsummer Festival

Melton’s Midsummer Music Festival is almost upon us, and Nigel Keep and the Melton BID are combining once again to put on a day of ‘Music for All.’

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Historian Derek Simmonds at Melton's Drill Hall, which has been shortlisted for a  Leicestershire County Council Green Plaque after he nominated it EMN-170627-131145001

Historic Melton building nominated for special honour

A Melton building with a rich history dating back to the First World War and which retains a close connection with young people in the town has been shortlisted for a prestigious award.

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Business owner counts the £50,000 cost of Holwell workshop blaze

A businessman is counting the cost of a fire which destroyed his premises and led to the loss of materials and equipment valued at more than £50,000.

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Ian Williamson at Wilson's Garage in Melton, which is to close in July EMN-170627-131159001

End of an era with Melton’s oldest garage set to close

Melton’s oldest garage, which dates back almost 60 years, is set to close, the owner announced this week.

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Weather warning for heavy rain and thunder in Melton issued by Met Office

Weather warning for heavy rain and thunder in Melton issued by Met Office

A yellow weather warning for heavy rain has today been issued by the Met Office for Melton and the surrounding region.

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Melton Community Forum to discuss bypass and Local Plan tonight

Updates on Melton’s long-awaited bypass and the latest situation with the borough delayed Local Plan will be discussed at tonight’s (Tuesday) latest meeting of the Community Forum.

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Melton's Got Talent PHOTO: Supplied

Entries sought for SKY Theatre’s Melton talent show

If you’ve been inspired by Britain’s Got Talent recently, then why not enter Melton’s Got Talent.

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Lots of interest in some of the armoured vehicles on display at the Defence Animal Centre open day EMN-170626-173908001

Thousands enjoy Melton festival of military dogs and horses

Around 5,000 people visited Melton’s Defence Animal Centre (DAC) on Sunday to enjoy spectacular displays and find out how military dogs and horses are trained.

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Melton has fifth highest first test pass rate for learner drivers in the UK

If you are planning to take your driving test in Melton the good news is the town has the fifth highest rate for passing first time in the UK.

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Tattooist and shop owner Chris Greaves with Egerton Lodge staff who had Manchester Bee tattoos done at the Cre8tive Ink studio in Melton to raise money for the appeal following the recent terrorist bombing EMN-170626-125242001

Melton carers’ tattoo tributes to Manchester bomb victims

Carers at a Melton nursing home have raised hundreds of pounds for families of those killed and injured in the bomb attack at a Manchester music concert by having supportive tattoos done.

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The Langford family enjoy their Splash session in the pool PHOTO: Tim Williams

Family fitness fun day gets Melton active at leisure centre

People across the borough have been getting active as part of a community fun day held at Melton’s Everyone Active Waterfield Leisure Centre on Saturday.

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The Melton Mowbray Marie Curie Fundraising Group PHOTO: Supplied EMN-170106-165749001

Call in for a cuppa at a Melton Blooming Great Tea Party in aid of Marie Curie

Families out and about in town on Saturday are invited to a tea party organised by The Melton Mowbray Marie Curie Fundraising Group.

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Spectators enjoy a drink whilst admiring the cars on display PHOTO: Supplied

Hundreds raised at Melton Mowbray Golf Club’s Mid-Summer Stilton Rally event

The picturesque Melton Mowbray Golf Club was the perfect backdrop for the club’s Mid-Summer Stilton Rally for classic and supercar/bikes.

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