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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.

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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).

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Peter Pope presents awards to Melton police officers PC Anthony Brewin and SPC Kimberly Pulley after they came to his aid when he was hit by a car in the town EMN-170516-102600001

Melton police officers given special awards for helping man who was hit by a car

A Melton man who sustained life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car has presented awards to two police officers who came to his aid.

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Fire service tackle blazing car in Stathern

Investigators believe a car which was discovered on fire at Stathern was deliberately set alight.

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The aftermath of an accident on the boundary fence at Barkby Cricket Club where a car crashed druing a match EMN-170905-161044001

Car crash stops play during cricket game

Cricketers were forced to suspend their match when a car crashed into a fence close to the boundary inches from where a fielder had been standing a few moments before.

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Person treated by ambulance crew after car crash at Shoby

Emergency services were scrambled after a car crashed at Shoby yesterday (Sunday) afternoon.

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NEWSFLASH: Four men who smashed up 86 cars in Melton area told to expect jail sentences

NEWSFLASH: Four men who smashed up 86 cars in Melton area told to expect jail sentences

Four men who damaged 86 cars in a wrecking spree around the Melton area have been warned to expect a custodial sentence.

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Residents demand action to slow speeding drivers on Melton street

Pleas by householders for something to be done to slow speeding drivers on a Melton road have fallen on deaf ears.

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Police charge motorist following fatal road crash at Bottesford

Police have charged a man following a fatal road collision at Bottesford nearly a year ago.

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Four men plead guilty to smashing up 86 vehicles in the Melton and Syston areas

Four men have admitted smashing up dozens of vehicles in Melton, Syston, Thurmaston and surrounding villages in an orgy of destruction over two days.

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NEWSFLASH: Cyclist in critical condition after being in collision with a police vehicle in Melton

A cyclist is in a critical condition after being in collision with a police vehicle in Melton.

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Average commuter spends �48K in their career - just to get to work

Average commuter spends £48K in their career - just to get to work

The average British commuter will spend over £48,000 across their working lifetime - just to get to the office.

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Balloons over Dover at the start of the world record attempt across the English Channel EMN-170704-161733001

Old Dalby brewer celebrates world record ballooning flight

A beer brewer is celebrating today (Friday) after helping to break a world ballooning record.

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69-year-old cyclist seriously injured in road collision

Police are appealing for witnesses after a 69-year-old cyclist sustained serious injuries after being in collision with a car.

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Gang of drivers deliberately causing crashes with lone women motorists as part of insurance scam sweeping UK

Gang of drivers deliberately causing crashes with lone women motorists as part of insurance scam sweeping UK

A group of men appear to be targeting lone women drivers in order to make fraudulent insurance claims.

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Heavy traffic in Melton EMN-170329-112457001

Moves to fast-track Melton’s new bypass

Work on Melton’s long-awaited bypass could begin two years earlier than expected, in the spring of 2020, following a move to fast-track the scheme.

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Anger over motorists parking in disabled parking spaces in Melton

Infuriated Claire Lomas has offered to work for the council for free to stop able-bodied motorists parking in disabled spaces in the town.

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Female trapped after Old Dalby collision

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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