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.

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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).

What behaviour do you find most annoying when on the road?

REVEALED: The most irritating driving habits that bug motorists, according to you

Lane hoggers, tail-gaters and frequent lane-changers are among the most annoying bugbears for motorists, according to new research.

The scene of the crash on the A16

Man convicted of causing death of his friend by dangerous driving and seriously injuring Melton pair

A man who caused the death of his friend and seriously injured a pair from Melton in a crash has been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.

Air ambualnce

Teenaged boy airlifted to hospital after collision with car in Melton this afternoon (Thursday).

A teenaged boy was flown to hospital by air ambulance this afternoon after being in a collision with a car.

The scene in Sherrard Street, Melton, this afternoon as Severn Trent prepare to reopen the road to traffic EMN-170711-145708001

NEWSFLASH: Sherrard Street in Melton to reopen this afternoon

Motorists will be able to drive down Sherrard Street in Melton this afternoon after workmen repaired a burst pipe much quicker than expected.

The Flying Scotsman stopped at Melton Railway Station to pick up passengers on its third visit to the town this year. The restored historic steam train is shown travelling between Whissendine and Wyfordby.
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Flying Scotsman passes through Melton again

Crowds cheers again on Saturday as the Flying Scotsman visited Melton Railway Station for the third time this year.

Pc Trevor Spare takes the details of one of the drivers pulled over as part of the latest Fatal 4 operation in Melton EMN-170611-091402001

16 motorists caught breaking the law at the wheel in Melton in just three hours

Motorists face paying hundreds of pounds in fines after being caught by police using a mobile phone at the wheel or failing to wear a seatbelt in a special operation carried out in Melton.

Sherrard Street is closed to traffic after a pipe burst on Sunday evening and flooded the road EMN-170311-105333001

NEWSFLASH: Shock news about the closure of Sherrard Street in Melton

Motorists and traders in Melton have been given the news they didn’t want - Sherrard Street is to stay closed to traffic until the end of next week.

The scene in Sherrard Street, Melton, on Tuesday morning, as workmen repair a burst water main and the road remains closed to traffic EMN-171031-105916001

NEWSFLASH: Sherrard Street in Melton could remain closed until end of the week

Motorists and traders have been warned that Sherrard Street in Melton could remain closed to traffic until the end of this week.

Flood waters in Shrerrard Street, Melton, after a pipe burst on Sunday evening.
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Main Melton town centre road closed to traffic after water pipe bursts

A main town centre road in Melton remains closed to traffic this morning (Monday) after a pipe burst last night sending water gushing down the road.

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Woman taken to hospital after three-car collision at Thrussington

A woman was taken to hospital after a collision involving three cars in the centre of a village today (Friday).


VIDEO: Top LA directors create new campaign to show dangers of driving with a mobile phone

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’s hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones.

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Woman injured and dog believed killed after collision with lorry in Melton

A woman suffered leg injuries and her dog was believed to have been killed when they were in collision with a lorry in Melton town centre yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

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Melton woman Amy Young, who was killed in a road collision in August 2016 EMN-171018-123616001

Family’s moving tribute to Melton woman killed in road collision

The family of a Melton woman who died in a road accident have talked about their anguish at living without her after a 23-year-old man was jailed for causing her death.

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Traffic chaos
Burton Rd EMN-171018-153350001

Hundreds of responses received for Melton bypass consultation

Hundreds of responses were received in the consultation into the route for the planned £100 million Melton Distributor Road.

Arriva buses announce changes to routes EMN-171017-174608001

Quicker bus service for Melton passengers travelling to Leicester

Bus passengers will be able to travel quicker from Melton to Leicester, and vice versa, from next month.

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Busy route to close for three days in Vale of Belvoir

Motorists are being warned about the closure of busy roads in the Vale of Belvoir next week.

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Dominic Raab - why tougher penalties for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

In a split second, someone’s life can be changed forever.


VIDEO: Shocking CCTV footage released to put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers

Shocking CCTV footage has been released to help put the brakes on reckless drivers hitting refuse workers as they push past in their cars and mount pavements to avoid bin lorries.

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