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This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.

Crime
Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group.

Business
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Former soldier jailed for eight years for axe robberies in Melton

Victims shouted ‘yes’ in court today (Friday) as former soldier Neil Gordon was jailed for eight years for robbing two Melton convenience stores armed with an axe.

Crime
Check your change

Check your loose change - you could have a 50p worth hundreds in your pocket

Check your pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch now, folks.

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Award-winning Melton stonemason Paul Knight (centre) is flanked from left to right by chartered architects Ian Lowe and James Brindley, from HSSP Architects of Melton Mowbray, who nominated Paul for his award EMN-171115-165859001

Melton stonemason shocked to win coveted industry award

A Melton stonemason is celebrating after winning the county’s most prestigious award for tradespeople after helping build a luxury house in Old Dalby using limestone.

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Belvoir Wassailers male voice choir PHOTO: Supplied

Popular male choir Belvoir Wassailers returning to Melton church

Welby Lane Mission Church in Melton is hosting an annual concert by the popular Belvoir Wassailers on Tuesday, November 28, at, 7.30pm.

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What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear.

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Crowds gaze at the trees in St Mary's Church PHOTO: Tim Williams

Fifteenth Melton Christmas Tree Festival will be spectacular and break records

Clusters of festive trees are set to flood the beautifully refurbished St Mary’s Church next month for its annual Christmas showcase.

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New medical device could be ‘life-changing’ for Martin’s chronic lung condition

A former smoker who had to quit work because of a serious lung condition has praised a new medical gadget he says could be ‘life-changing’ for him.

Health
University graduates

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.
Education
Margaret Phillips shows 95-year-old Nancy Bramall around the crib festival PHOTO: Tim Williams

Old, new and interesting nativity scenes to illumine Melton’s Sage Cross Methodist Church for Festival of Cribs

Beautiful nativity scenes will take centre stage in Sage Cross Methodist Church when another Festival of Cribs returns to Melton.

Whats on
Donate food to Rotary’s Christmas collection in Melton

Donate food to Rotary’s Christmas collection in Melton

The Rotary club of Melton Mowbray is joining with Melton Belvoir Rotary and Melton Lions to bring a little Christmas cheer to the elderly in the area.

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The Belcher family

Former top cricketer chosen to open Melton farm’s shop and deli expansion

A family-run farm near Melton is to open its first shop in a £70,000 plus investment.

Business
Thieves stole tools from 161 vans in just six months in Melton local policing area

Thieves stole tools from 161 vans in just six months in Melton local policing area

Thieves have stolen tools from 161 vans in the Melton local policing area in just the last six months.

Crime
Pudsey Bear PHOTO: BBC Pictures

Let us know about your Melton borough money-makers for Children in Need

It’s November, which means it’s time to get behind another Children in Need charity appeal.

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Melton town road to be closed for five days

Residents and motorists have been warned that a Melton road will be closed for five days.

Transport
An artist's impression of the planned new Six Hills Garden Village EMN-171114-133226001

Planned new garden village near Melton would also include elite sports centre

A planned garden village near Melton with up to 2,625 new homes, schools and shops also now includes development of a regional triathlon centre and aqua park similiar to the one at Rutland Water.

Business
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Firefighters alerted after car left the road at Shoby

Emergency services were alerted after reports of a car ending up in a ditch at Shoby yesterday evening (Wednesday).

Transport

Here’s how to be part of Great British Bake Off 2018 - apply now

Applications are now open for the 2018 series of The Great British Bake Off.

Business
Chris and Caroline Platts with their children Ruby, Harry and Phoebe. The family are benefiting from the Poppy Appeal fund following Caroline's illness. EMN-171113-102311001

Poppy Appeal Fund comes to the aid of Melton army veteran’s family

A former Melton soldier who had to give up work to become a full-time carer for his wife has been talking about how the Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal has come to the aid of his family.

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