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Sleaford schoolgirl wins British ice skating crown

After injury ended one sporting career, Sleaford schoolgirl Fiona Lucas has bounced back in style as a British champion ice skater.

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Melton IBC’s last hope for national finals bows out

Melton Indoor Bowls Club’s last hope of representation at the national indoor finals ended with defeat in the area semi-finals last week.

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Take part in charity Swimathon at Melton Waterfield Leisure Centre

Keen swimmer? Could you help Marie Curie raise funds for people with terminal illnesses?

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Melton Hockey: Firsts’ winning run ended by Derwent

High-flying Derwent ended Melton’s three-game winning streak, but the hosts felt they had done enough for a share of the spoils.

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Muay Thai Assassins in final preparations for March show

The Muay Thai Assassin fighters have just over two weeks to prepare for their first show of the year at Melton’s market Tavern on Saturday, March 4.

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Stoke Rochford golf: Hamilton extends Winter Warmers lead

Stoke Rochford golf: Hamilton extends Winter Warmers lead

The latest in Stoke Rochford Golf Club’s seniors Winter Warmer series was a Waltzer.

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Angling: Haywood lands Lake View double

Steve Haywood was on song at Lake View last weekend with two match wins in successive days.

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Melton Golf: Race for club honours hots up

Melton Golf: Race for club honours hots up

The Monday Morning Mingles winter league continued at Melton Mowbray Golf Club this week with several pairs chasing the top spot and in contention for the Mingles title as the end of March fast approaches.

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‘Uphill’ battle to recreate historic race

Plans are being discussed to bring back an historic motor race on the A606 near Melton.

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Melton Golf Club: Former Notts cricketer becomes new club pro

While adept on the fairways, Melton Golf Club’s new PGA professional Alec McKinlay is equally at home at the crease.

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Melton Mowbray Tennis Club confident of council green light

Melton Mowbray Tennis Club’s first coaching camp of 2017 got under way this week under the supervision of head coach Di Burdett, assisted by

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Winter League finale for Hamilton Tennis Club teams

The remaining Winter League fixtures brought disappointment for Hamilton Tennis Club’s teams.

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Swallowdale School praised at county sports awards

A Melton primary school has been recognised at the inaugural Leicester-Shire and Rutland Sport (LRS) Celebration Evening last Thursday.

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Melton Hockey: Firsts battle to back-to-back wins at Westleigh

Melton Hockey Club’s First XI secured an important win as they came out on top of a close competitive game at Leicester Westleigh on Saturday.

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Volleyball: Melton Lions pipped by derby in fifth set decider

Melton Lions Volleyball Club narrowly lost a fifth set decider in their latest National Volleyball League clash on Sunday.

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Redmile School’s basketball team reaches county finals

The Redmile Primary School basketball team have made a clean sweep of victories across the vale and Melton following a fantastic season.

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Iman Barlow turns on the style in Las Vegas world title defence

Multiple world champion Iman Barlow was watched by sporting royalty as she made her Las Vegas fight debut.

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Lake View angling: Danby and Jackson land Middy final spots

With little more than a month to go before Lake View Fishery’s Middy Xtreme Autumn/Winter Final, Jack Danby and Doug Jackson became the latest qualifiers.

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Melton’s national hopes rest on pairs

Melton Indoor Bowls Club’s last hope of being represented at the EIBA National Championships next month hangs on the men’s pairs following Les Gillett’s exit from the singles.

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Melton HC First XI edge out Nottingham students

Melton Hockey Club First XI cemented back-to-back wins as they set out to improve their form going into the final quarter of the season.

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