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Stathern hospice Dove Cottage to host ‘It’s a Knockout’

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Good hygiene is particularly important in preventing yourself or others from becoming infected

Struck down by a stomach bug? Take care and don’t overshare as Norovirus spreads

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MISSING: Samantha Baldwin

Concern growing for missing mum and two young children

Crime
Jed Jaggard outside the Royal Observer Corps monitoring post museum at Buckminster PHOTO: Tim Williams

Take a peek inside a Cold War bunker at Buckminster

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Melton police vehicles are equipped with life-saving devices

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Reverend Elizabeth Thomson appointed new minister at Melton Mowbray United Reformed Church

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Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

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Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

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Do you fancy appearing on this new dating show? Picture: Pixabay.

Could your bridal party be on new TV show Always The Bridesmaid?

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Melton branch of national chain closes for business

Business

Female trapped after Old Dalby collision

Transport
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

Transport
Ambulance Service

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

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Ambulance Service

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

Transport
Fire & Rescue news.

Vehicle crashes into building in the centre of Bottesford

Transport

Concern growing for missing mum and two young children

Crime
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Melton police vehicles are equipped with life-saving devices

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The Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan, MP for Melton

Melton MP caught up in London terror attack

Crime
Police outside the Palace of Westminster, London. Picture: PA

LIVE THURSDAY: Hero police officer and woman who died named after Westminster terror attack, eight arrested in raids across UK

Crime

11 PLUS QUIZ: Are you smarter than an 11 year old?

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Brooksby Melton College's hair and beauty students at The Amwell PHOTO: Supplied

Melton care home supports college’s hair and beauty students

Education
Head teacher Matthew Lee celebrates with members of the School Council PHOTO: Tim Williams

Stathern Primary School ranked in top one per cent for reading, writing and mathematics skills

Education

Pupils at St Francis Catholic Primary School turn into bookworms for national reading challenge

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Jonathan Perkins, Sarah Child, deputy head Steve Nash and Bob Carvell with reception children at Brownlow Primary School PHOTO: Supplied

New mud kitchens at Brownlow Primary School

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Free travel vaccinations and gluten-free foods could all vanish in prescriptions cost-cutting

Offbeat 4

Are condoms a smoking alternative? Teenager points out strange Tesco layout in ALL stores

Business 5
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Melton branch of national chain closes for business

Business
Minted: the new design incorporates the English rose, the Welsh leek, the Scottish thistle and the Northern Irish shamrock (Photo: Royal Mint)

All change as new £1 coin poised to enter circulation – but companies unprepared

Business 5

Nominations being taken for Melton representatives at Leicestershire County Council

Politics
The Rt Hon Sir Alan Duncan, MP for Melton

Melton MP caught up in London terror attack

Crime
Warning over tax rebate scam

Warning over tax rebate scam

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Budget 2017 LIVE: Full coverage and analysis

Politics 4
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Education Minister refutes Melton schools’ cuts claims

Education

Melton and Oakham Waterways Society volunteers clean up after Storm Doris

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Local resident Frank Duckworth with fellow dog fouling campaigners and Melton councillor Alan Pearson. EMN-170313-120840001

Council pledges to crack down on Melton dog fouling offenders

Environment
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!

Transport

Fill up your feeders: it’s time for the RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch 2017

Environment 2

Struck down by a stomach bug? Take care and don’t overshare as Norovirus spreads

Health
A dentist at work, as figures show that the number of tooth extractions in hospital for children aged four and under has risen by almost a quarter in the last decade.

Worrying rise in young children having milk teeth removed ‘due to decay caused by too much sugar’

Health

Enough hidden salt in shopping baskets for 130 bags of ready salted

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New legislation surrounding cigarettes

Smokers warned over new cigarette laws that are coming into force within weeks

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Bill James

Life-changing result of new UK eczema trial

Health