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DVLA car tax changes: Find out how much you will pay from April

New tax rules will end up costing motorists hundreds of pounds when they come into force in April.

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A warning is being issued for those who illegally stream tv.

Warning letters to be sent out in illegal TV crackdown

Internet and television providers are sending out warning letters to households believed to be watching pirate TV, either from illegal downloads or Andriod/Kodi devices.

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Trumpton making its way around Melton's streets PHOTO: Tim Williams

Trumpton’s Melton fire crew raise record-breaking £8,269

This year’s (2016) Trumpton appeal raised a record-breaking £8,269.

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Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

Mums sick of kids’ illnesses - 18 times a year

The average mum will fall ill 324 times over their youngster’s childhood with colds and bugs passed on to them by their offspring, a study has found.

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Bishop Martyn Snow with Queniborough School pupils PHOTO: Supplied

Bishop Martyn visits Queniborough School to bless stained glass windows

The Right Reverend Martyn Snow, Bishop of Leicester, joined pupils and teachers at Queniborough Primary School for collective worship.

Education
Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

Why does a bit of snow plunge Britain into transport chaos?

A couple of times a year, the UK is presented with the competing emotions of seeing children bouncing off the walls with excitement and the dread of the chaotic morning commute. It is snowing.

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NEWSFLASH: Man killed after his cycle was in collision with a tractor near Asfordby

A man died after his cycle was in collision with a tractor on the A6006 near Asfordby this morning.

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Christmas trees glisten at Harby

Christmas trees have been twinkling in Harby St Mary the Virgin Church as part of their annual five-day festival.

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Attempted break-in at Melton Museum

Intruders tried to break in to Melton Carnegie Museum at the weekend.

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Resurface work starts as town tip is closed

Melton’s town tip is due to reopen again on Saturday January 28 after extensive resurfacing work has been carried out on the internal road at the plant.

Environment
This is what a collision of galaxies looks like (Photo credit: NASA)

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

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Pupils from Asfordby Captain's Close Primary School perform in the Young Voices concert PHOTO: Supplied

Asfordby voices sing in national concert

Thirty one passionate singers from Asfordby Captain’s Close Primary School have taken part in Young Voices, singing with over five thousand other children and guest singer Tabby Callaghan.

Education
British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

Britain is among the top five countries worldwide for mothers drinking during pregnancy, according to new research.

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Police trace man in connection with Melton sexual assault

Police have traced a man they were searching for in connection with a sexual assault on a woman in Melton.

Crime
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NEWSFLASH: Serious road crash near Asfordby

Motorists have been warned to avoid the A6006 near Asfordby following a serious road collision this morning (Monday).

Transport
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Fire breaks out in chimney of Scalford house

Firefighters were alerted after a blaze broke out in the chimney of a house in Scalford on Saturday night.

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Hacker using laptop

From fiction to fact: the cybercrime threats of the future

Cybercrime was big business for fraudsters in 2016

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Obesity in dogs sparks epidemic of canine arthritis

Britain’s pet dogs are suffering an epidemic of arthritis and obesity among canines could be to blame, experts have warned.

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Christmas tree recycling collection is a tree-mendous success for Dove Cottage

Dove Cottage Day Hospice in Stathern has received around £100 in cash after it offered to dispose of people’s real Christmas trees in exchange for a donation.

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