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Female trapped after Old Dalby collision

A female casualty was taken to hospital after two cars were in collision in Old Dalby on Tuesday night.

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MV16 student Tom Madigan, who has qualified to fly a light aircraft solo at the age of 18, four years after gaining his glider pilot's licence EMN-170315-170249001

Melton student celebrates rare double flying feat

Few 18-year-olds are qualified to fly solo in an aircraft and a glider like Tom Madigan.

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Police update condition of seriously injured cyclists following collision with a car near Melton

Two of the four cyclists injured when they were in collision with a car near Melton on Sunday remain in hospital where their condition is described as ‘critical but stable’.

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NEWSFLASH: Two cyclists sustain life-threatening injuries after their cycle group was in collision with a car near Melton

Two cyclists received life-threatening injuries when they were in collision with a car near Melton yesterday (Sunday).

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Fire & Rescue news.

Vehicle crashes into building in the centre of Bottesford

Emergency services were alerted this morning after a vehicle crashed into a building in the centre of Bottesford.

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Brian Gibbons, who survived the Zeebrugge ferry sinking in 1987, with remains of the watch which helped save his life and the a framed article from a Melton Times report on the incident EMN-170703-094217001

Brian recalls his lucky escape from Zeebrugge sinking 30 years on

Many of us like to keep old watches for sentimental reasons. Brian Gibbons has a particularly good reason to keep his because he believes it helped save his life.

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Dr Sandy Saunders, of Burton Lazars, who has died aged 94 EMN-170228-164007001

Burton Lazars ‘guinea pig’ airman loses cancer battle

Dr Sandy Saunders, one of the last surviving airmen who received pioneering plastic surgery after the Second World War, lost his battle with cancer on Sunday.

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Sarah's Robb's heavily damaged car after a tree crashed down on to it while she was driving in Syston during Storm Doris EMN-170227-164430001

Alarm and mayhem as Storm Doris rips through Melton

Falling trees and other debris caused mayhem across Melton when Storm Doris ripped through the borough.

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Traffic news

Melton town centre road to be closed to traffic

Motorists in Melton have been warned that Leicester Street will be closed to traffic for three nights next week.

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A car window smashed by a flying slate in the King's Head car park in Melton during Storm Doris EMN-170223-154453001

Melton car park closed off after flying slate damages vehicle in Storm Doris

The entrance to a busy Melton town centre car park was closed off this afternoon after Storm Doris caused slates to fly off roofs damaging one of the parked cars.

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First bus eclipse bus STOCK IMAGES via kb

Caption: First Hampshire's Eclipse bus service PPP-160120-174844001

Rural bus routes in Melton borough are saved from being axed

Threatened rural bus routes in the Melton borough have been saved after county councillors shelved plans to cut £1.3 million of subsidies.

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Traffic news

Ambulance crew treats casualty after collision near pub

A casualty was treated by an ambulance crew after two vehicles were in collision near a Syston pub on Wednesday morning.

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Car extensively damaged by fire at Syston

Car extensively damaged by fire at Syston

Firefighters were called out to deal with a blazing car in Syston last night (Wednesday).

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Police were called to the collision last night (March 20) just before 9pm

Three people trapped after cars were in collision at Nether Broughton

Three people were trapped in the wreckage after two vehicles were in collision on the A606 at Nether Broughton last night (Tuesday).

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Water floods Saxby Road from a burst water pipe this afternoon
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Road flooded in Melton after burst water pipe

Motorists have been struggling through flood water this afternoon in Melton after a water pipe burst.

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Police are appealing for witnesses following the collision on Sunday (February 26)

Man trapped in wreckage after cars in collision on the A46 near Melton

A man was trapped in the wreckage when two cars were in collision on the A46 near Melton on Monday evening.

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Electric car driver Andrew Musson attempts to power his vehicle in Melton's Burton Street car park at a charging point which has remained out of commission since being installed by Melton Council three years ago. EMN-170702-162102001

Anger over redundant Melton electric car charger which hasn’t worked since installed three years ago!

A motorist who tried in vain to power his electric car at a Melton charging point installed by the council three years ago was angry to be told it was not yet operational.

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CCTV footage in Mill Street, Melton, showing a suspected hit-and-run driver who collided with a woman motorist EMN-170802-101324001

Driver turns detective after Melton collision

A motorist was so angry about the antics of a hit-and-run driver after he smashed into her car in Melton she turned detective in a bid to track the offender down.

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Melton man Gareth Morgan, who was killed on the A6006 at Asfordby after the bike he was cycling was in collision with a tractor EMN-170302-105759001

Tributes paid to Melton dad who died in collision

The heartbroken sister of a Melton man who was killed in a road accident has paid an emotional tribute to a brother she had a special lifetime bond with.

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