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Holwell Sports beat high-flying Belper in caretaker manager Ryan Peacock’s bow

Joe Hartopp’s strike gave Holwell Sports only their third win of the season after a tremendous performance against high-flying Belper on Saturday.

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Zak Ginvert carved himself a couple of opportunities Melton against Bourne EMN-171113-170658002

Melton Town and Bourne share spoils in goalless draw

A large contingent of travelling fans helped Melton Town avoid a hat-trick of league defeats with a creditable draw at Bourne on Saturday.

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Tom Glover was in top form with the bat in Sunday cricket last summer EMN-171116-175330002

Egerton Park CC all-rounder wins batting awards

Egerton Park all-rounder Tom Glover was among the prizes at the Grantham and Melton Cricket Association presentation evening.

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County Cup: Melton Town handed home advantage for quarter-finals

Melton Town will be looking to go one better on Tuesday evening when they play in the Senior County Cup quarter-finals.

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Emilie gave Coopers Law his four-star debut at Burghley in 2015 EMN-171115-133505002

Stathern event rider Emilie Chandler finishes season with a flourish

After overcoming early season disappointment, event rider Emilie Chandler capped a strong summer and autumn among elite four-star company at Pau.

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An artist's impression of the planned new Six Hills Garden Village EMN-171114-133226001

Planned new garden village near Melton would also include elite sports centre

A planned garden village near Melton with up to 2,625 new homes, schools and shops also now includes development of a regional triathlon centre and aqua park similiar to the one at Rutland Water.

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Holwell manager John Webster (centre) with his predecessor Simon Daws (right) who returned to Welby Road with a young Radcliffe side EMN-170711-090145002

Holwell Sports manager John Webster quits struggling club

Holwell Sports have begun the search for a new manager after John Webster resigned on Wednesday night.

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From left, Emmadee Fox, and the Penniston trio - Logan, Morgan and Brent EMN-171115-115457002

Kickboxing: Melton’s world champion family

A world championships became a family gathering as a Melton martial arts club returned from an overseas trip with four world champions.

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Football referee Brian Gordon relaxes at home with some admin work for Melton Toy Soldiers Band as he recovers from the cardiac arrest he sustained in May EMN-171114-173638001

Melton football ref who survived cardiac arrest would like defibrillators at all football clubs

A football referee who almost died after collapsing during a cup final believes life-saving defibrillators should be available at all adult matches.

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William Billingsley and family with Leicester City mascot Filbert Fox at a charity fundraiser at Asfordby EMN-171113-145541001

Asfordby fundraiser generates £3,000 for Melton boy suffering from cancer

A charity football match and family fun night at Asfordby raised more than £3,000 for an 11-year-old boy who is being treated for cancer.

Health
Golf is the world's most boring game, according to a recent survey

Stoke Rochford Golf Club: Ewart closes on seniors series leader

The latest seniors winter warmer competition at Stoke Rochford Golf Club was a Texas scramble.

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Melton Tennis Club: Ladies see off Victoria

After a couple of tough weekends, Melton Mowbray Tennis Club’s ladies’ first team returned to winning ways with a terrific 5-3 result at Victoria.

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Clawson Kings have averaged more than three goals a game in league and cup since reforming this season EMN-171114-170124002

North Leics League: In-form Clawson Kings make it three wins on the spin

Goal-hungry Clawson Kings secured their third straight win on Saturday and made it 15 goals in three games.

Football
Colts graduate Christian Jeremiah had the final say at Kettering after a difficult afternoon for Melton EMN-171114-190604002

Depleted Melton RFC outgunned at classy Kettering

Melton slipped closer to the bottom three in Midlands One east as another depleted XV were well beaten at high-flying Kettering.

Rugby Union
Mick Beckhurst will be among the finalists on March 3 next year EMN-171114-110850002

Lake View Fishery: Beckhurst and Griffin egde into final

Mick Beckhurst and Joey Griffin were the latest to qualify for the Middy-Adrenaline Baits winter series final after a busy week at Lake View Fishery.

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Mark Tinsley scored his fifth goal of the season at Bridgford EMN-171114-173446002

Travel sick Holwell Sports beaten by fellow strugglers West Bridgford

Missed chances came back to haunt relegation-threatened Holwell Sports whose miserable away form continued at fellow strugglers West Bridgford on Saturday.

Football
A large contingent made the short trip to Prestwold Hall on Sunday EMN-171114-153514002

Cross country: Stilton Striders double up at Prestwold Hall

The second round of the Derby Runner Cross Country Series was practically on home ground for the Stilton Striders after a last-minute switch from Markfield to Prestwold Hall.

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Matt Catton, a past winner of the Race to Woodhall Spa title, beat current holder Mick Wilson in the Guy Rayson Scratch Knockout final EMN-171114-144422002

Melton Golf Club: Catton pips in-form Wilson in knockout final

Matt Catton won the Guy Rayson Scratch Knockout at Melton Golf Club, beating the current club champion Mick Wilson 2 and 1 in the final.

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Mixed dohbles winners Sue Corfield and Jimmi Cox (left) with finalists Margaret Heggs and Mike Crane EMN-171114-100152002

Comeback win caps Hamilton Tennis Club Championships

Hamilton Tennis Club’s main championships came to a conclusion with the mixed doubles when Jimmi Cox and Sue Corfield faced Mike Crane and Margaret Heggs.

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Mowbray Rangers pegged back as chances go begging

Mowbray Rangers Tigers U13s maintained their unbeaten start to the season, but were slightly disappointed only to take a point at home to Glenfield.

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