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Congregation hear of Re-ordering Project plans for Melton’s St Mary’s Church

A steady stream of people came through the doors of St Mary’s Church, Melton, on Saturday for the launch of its £1.9 million Re-ordering Project, which will start work at the beginning of next year.

Dave Kitching tired, but elated after completing the Leicester Marathon PHOTO: Supplied

Melton runner Dave raises funds for two vital charities by finishing the Leicester Marathon

An experienced runner and member of the of the St Mary’s Church congregation completed the 26-mile Leicester Marathon yesterday.

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

11 ‘micro-crimes’ you’ve probably committed

Three-quarters of Brits are what is described as ‘micro-criminals’ - committing tiny crimes in shops and online to get a better deal.

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When do the clocks go back?

When do the clocks go back?

It’s almost that time - don’t get caught out.

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Horticultural expert Christina Moulton takes visitors Tony and Jane Hill for an autumnal tour of the garden PHOTO: Tim Williams

Melton open garden event attracts new faces from across the county

For the fourth and final time this year plant lovers were able to see the wonderful outdoor green space at Melton’s Tresillian House, on Dalby Road.

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Record vote by Leicestershire teenagers in ‘young people’s views’ survey

A record number of Leicestershire teenagers have cast votes in the UK’s largest survey of young people’s views.

Melton and Distrcit Flower Club members with their 'best in show' award PHOTO: Supplied

Melton and District Flower Club triumph with their winter wonderland display at Burley House

Five members of Melton and Distrirct Flower Club were crowned the winners of the prestigious Burgley House annual flower festival.

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Only a week left for Melton parents to apply for secondary school places

Parents of children who are to start secondary school next year have just one week left to apply for a place.


Melton post office to reopen major investment

A busy Melton post office reopens on Saturday after a major refit.

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Melton Times letter: Gracias, merci and thank you

Thanks to the Melton Times writing about my charity book “The Village Awakes” online orders are coming-in from Spain, France, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

Make It Happen 2016

Make It Happen: Groups apply for help from grant scheme

This year’s Make It Happen scheme is proving to be as popular as ever, with more community groups putting in their bids for cash.

Zoe Glover from Peachy Belts with some of her products which will be on sale at The Angel Fair

Knossington company among businesses rallying to support Angel Fair

Businesses across Leicestershire – including Knossington-based Peachy Belts – have offered their support for a charity Christmas fair which will help families of terminally ill people this year.

Terry Humm, 57, of Melton Mowbray, is raising awareness after a referral to hospital by his optician in Melton Mowbray led to life-saving treatment

Mini-stroke sufferer from Melton helps to raise awareness

A Melton man is raising awareness after a referral to hospital by his optician led to life-saving treatment of his mini stroke.


Remember, remember, Twyford’s fifth of November

This year’s Twyford Recreation Ground committee’s bonfire night and fireworks event will take place on Monday, November 5, from 7pm.

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Melton street collection raises £238.28 for local branch of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children

The Rutland and Melton branch of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children raised £238.28 from its annual street collection held in Melton town centre on Tuesday, October 11.


Hose lottery draw results

The winners of the October 13 draw of the Hose Millennium Lottery, which took place at Hose School assembly were as follows: -

Police news

Break-ins in the Vale of Belvoir

Two properties in the Vale of Bevoir were broken into overnight on Sunday.

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Non-alcoholic bar area at The Venue PHOTO: Supplied

Have fun at The Venue in Melton

Fun activities for children are currently being held at the Melton youth entertainment hub, The Venue.

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Melton Borough Council is ‘best’ at social inclusion

Melton Borough Council has won an award for ‘excellence in social inclusion’, with unemployment support scheme Me and My Learning contributing towards its success.

At Mowbray Court are, from left - Rosemary Conley, James McCarthy, Housing & Care 21s Director of Retirement Housing, Michelle Reeves, Mowbray Court Manager, Bruce Moore, Chief Executive of Housing & Care 21, Mayoress Mrs Maureen Wright, Martin Sawers, Retirement Housing Manager for Housing & Care 21, and Mayor Councillor David Wright

Rosemary Conley is VIP guest at reopening of Melton retirement scheme following £1m refurb

Celebrity diet and fitness expert Rosemary Conley CBE was the VIP guest when a retirement housing scheme in Melton Mowbray was officially re-opened following a £1 million refurbishment.

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