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Scalford burglar steals cancer charity collection box

A burglar made off with a charity collection box containing a substantial amount of money in a raid on a Scalford tea shop.

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The Waltham Scottish Country Dance Group perform Harry Potter themed reel at East Midlands contest

For the second year running, at the beginning of the month, The Waltham Scottish Country Dance Group entered a team in the Association of Scottish Country Dance Socities Festival (ASCDS) in Nottingham.

Arts
Warning over fake BT ‘WannaCry ransomware’ email

Warning over fake BT ‘WannaCry ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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Cindy Baxter in her boxing gear ahead of her charity bout PHOTO: Supplied

Asfordby amateur boxer to enter the ring for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People

An Asfordby woman will be lacing up her boxing gloves in a knockout bid to raise money for Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

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Volunteers sought to monitor speeding Melton motorists

Teams of volunteers are being set up to monitor the speed of traffic across the Melton borough in a bid to identify where action needs to be taken by the police and local authorities.

Transport
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Melton borough residents urged to join Christians around the world in prayer

Melton Mowbray Team Parish Rector, the Revd Kevin Ashby, is urging people in the town and surrounding villages to take part in global prayer movement Thy Kingdom Come.

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Melton businesses urged to paint the town red

Shopkeepers and other business owners in Melton are being urged to dress their window with a red theme next month for a competition which will form part of a new town centre community event.

Lifestyle
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Melton pub celebrates top award

Licensees at The Boat in Melton are celebrating after being named the town’s best pub in a pretigious annual awards scheme organised by the local branch of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA).

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John Ferneley student Jess Seddon, the colleges Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme manager Danny OBrien and Melton Sports owner Michael Cooke with the expedition tents PHOTO: Supplied

Melton’s community donations boost John Ferneley College pupil’s Duke of Edinburgh quest

A Melton charity and town businesses have teamed up with John Ferneley College to help its pupils take part in the Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) Award scheme.

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Asfordby Valley grandfather faces prison after downloading indecent photos of children

An Asfordby Valley grandfather could face a prison sentence after admitting downloading indecent images of children.

Crime

Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge launches Children’s Hospice Week

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has recorded a video message to celebrate and mark the beginning of Children’s Hospice Week.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Emergency services treat six casualties after cars collide at Ab Kettleby

Six people were treated by paramedics after two cars were in collision at Ab Kettleby yesterday morning (Sunday).

Transport
Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Experts warn of an upcoming ‘bumper season’ for insects over the summer

Hordes of pesky visitors could be invading homes this summer as freak weather conditions will mean a bumper season - for INSECTS, experts say.

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Entertainment in all shapes and sizes in Play Close PHOTO: Tim Williams

All the fun of the fair at Melton Show and Festival

Exhilarating free family entertainment has been planned for Melton Show and Festival next weekend (bank holiday).

Whats on
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Youngsters at Hickling Pastures Pea Pod Day Nursery celebrate Outdoor Classroom Day

Pea Pod Day Nursery children at Hickling Pastures swapped books for nature last Thursday.

Lifestyle
M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ as veggie recipe contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Covered in mud: Little Stars staff at the finish line of the Race for Life course at Prestwold Hall PHOTO: Supplied

Melton’s Little Stars nursery staff take part in Race for Life

Motivated staff from a Melton nursery were put through their paces recently, when they participated in the Race for Life.

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E-cigarette laws to change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

E-cigarette laws to change this weekend - Here’s how vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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