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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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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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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

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

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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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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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Two people injured in road collision opposite school

An air ambulance was scrambled after a road collision opposite Ratcliffe College on Wednesday evening.

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Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road police could be given police powers to fine or arrest bad drivers

Civilian road patrols could be given the power to fine motorists breaking the law under a proposed policy from the Government.

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Burst water pipe in Melton causing headache for town’s motorists and residents

Burst water pipe in Melton causing headache for town’s motorists and residents

Some Melton residents have endured interruptions to their water supply this week after a pipe burst.

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Firefighters cut woman from wreckage after Old Dalby road accident

A woman was cut free from the wreckage of the car she was travelling in following a collision at Old Dalby last night (Monday).

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Knife conviction is a concern for cabbies

Knife conviction is a concern for cabbies

A Melton taxi driver has questioned the borough council’s decision to grant a licence to someone who was convicted of a knife crime.

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Cyclist dies in Newmarket crash

A cyclist in his 30s died following a crash in Newmarket earlier today.

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Retired highways engineer Russell Collins, who has argued for an inner relief road to be built to ease Melton's traffic congestion EMN-170118-144316001

Town needs relief road

Melton traffic jams would be eased much more effectively by a short inner relief road than the proposed bypass which would be used by motorists travelling on the outskirts of town.

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Police name cyclist killed on the A6006 near Melton

A cyclist who died in a fatal collision on the A6006 in Asfordby, Leicestershire, has been named as Gareth Morgan.

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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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