Transport

Transport

Tractor and trailer tip over on Shoby bends near Asfordby

Emergency services were alerted this afternoon (Friday) after a tractor and trailer overturned on the Shoby bends near Asfordby.

Transport

VIDEO: Mother films terrifying scene inside plane as it dropped towards the sea

A terrified mother has revealed how “all hell broke loose” as the plane she was travelling on dropped towards the sea.

Transport 3
Latest news EMN-170721-115202001

Plans have been scrapped to electrify railway routes in Leicestershire

A decision to scrap plans to electrify Midland Mainline railway routes in this region could damage the local economy, critics have claimed.

Transport
Jet2 has apologised after the incident

Terrifying moment plane ‘fell from the sky’ during flight home from Ibiza as passenger texted his goodbyes

An airline passenger flying home from Ibiza sent his wife what he thought was a final text as the plane he was on plummeted towards the sea in a 40-50 degree nosedive.

Transport
Motorists warned over delays as great summer getaway begins this weekend

Motorists warned over delays as great summer getaway begins this weekend

Motorists are being warned to expect delays this weekend as almost nine million vehicles embark on the start of the summer getaway.

News 2
Heavy traffic in Melton EMN-170806-183253001

Mystery still surrounds major traffic jam in Melton

Mystery still surrounds the cause of a major traffic jam in Melton which left the town gridlocked for an entire Sunday morning.

Transport 1
LF-107 Lunak Glider PHOTO: Buckminster Gliding Club

Glide Britain visting Saltby Aifield courtesy of Buckminster Gliding Club

Glide Britain, a project which aims to put gliding back on the map is visiting Saltby Airfield, courtesy of Buckminster Gliding Club.

Whats on
Latest news EMN-170713-165902001

NEWSFLASH: Consultation launched today into Melton Local Plan changes

Melton Council announced this afternoon (Thursday) that a six-week consultation into recent changes to the draft Melton Local Plan starts today.

Politics
Latest news EMN-171207-173051001

Pedestrian crossing planned near Melton supermarket

Plans have been unveiled for a new pedestrian crossing near Melton’s busy Sainsbury’s store on Nottingham Road.

Transport
HORRIFIC: The scene of the crash

GRAPHIC VIDEO: The devastating crash footage police want drivers using their phone at the wheel to see

Police are urging drivers who continue to use their phones at the wheel to watch this devastating crash footage.

Transport 1
Woman taken to hospital after road collision at Holwell

Woman taken to hospital after road collision at Holwell

Two women have been treated by paramedics after two vehicles were in collision at Holwell this afternoon (Tuesday).

Transport
Firefighters tackle blazing car at Croxton Kerrial

Firefighters tackle blazing car at Croxton Kerrial

Two crews of firefighters were alerted after reports of a car ablaze at Croxton Kerrial.

News
Police are investigating

Police voice concerns over increasing number of young drivers arrested for drink or drug driving

A growing number of young drivers have been arrested in Leicestershire for driving while under the influence of drink or drugs.

Transport
Police are investigating

Man who died in Buckminster quarry accident is named by police

Police have named the 57-year-old man who died in yesterday’s (Monday’s) accident at a Buckminster quarry as Richard Marjoram.

Transport 3
Police are investigating

Man, 57, killed following accident with HGV lorry at quarry

A 57-year-old man has died at a quarry following an accident with an HGV lorry.

Transport
Michael Seddon took this picture of the Flying Scotsman approaching Melton Station EMN-170307-121604001

Spectacular scenes as the Flying Scotsman comes to Melton

Hundreds of people turned out to see the majestic Flying Scotsman powering into Melton Railway Station on Saturday morning.

Transport
A Peugeot 206 damaged in Drummond Walk during the weekend's arson attacks on the Fairmead Estate in Melton EMN-170307-142847001

Arsonists attack six cars in Melton in a 40-minute rampage

Police are investigating after arsonists went on the rampage in Melton and damaged six vehicles in a 40-minute period.

News
The Wilton Road roadworks which caused massive tailbacks in Melton on Sunday EMN-170628-161515001

Investigation launched after Melton Sunday traffic chaos

An investigation is to be launched following traffic chaos in Melton on Sunday morning.

Transport 1
The Flying Scotsman, pictured here from the Dalby Road bridge on a recent visit, is set to pass through Melton Station again on Saturday 
PHOTO: Tim Williams EMN-170628-101931001

Iconic Flying Scotsman steam train set to arrive in Melton

Melton people will get a rare chance to see a steam train chugging into the town station once again on Saturday when the iconic Flying Scotsman stops off on a special journey.

Transport
Ian Williamson at Wilson's Garage in Melton, which is to close in July EMN-170627-131159001

End of an era with Melton’s oldest garage set to close

Melton’s oldest garage, which dates back almost 60 years, is set to close, the owner announced this week.

Transport
Load more