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Take a peek inside a Cold War bunker at Buckminster

A very chilling reminder of Britain’s Cold War past will be open to visitors on Sunday.

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Reverend Elizabeth Thomson PHOTO: Supplied

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

After nearly four years in vacancy Melton’s United Reformed Church will welcome Rev Elizabeth Thomson as the new minister on Saturday.

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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?

Do you fancy appearing on this new dating show?

Fire & Rescue news.

Commercial oven catches fire in Melton

Firefighters were alerted when a blaze broke in a commercial rotisserie oven in Melton on Sunday morning.

Consider buying a Gift that Gives rather than donating Easter eggs PHOTO: Supplied

Rainbows wants Melton and Leicestershire supporters to give a gift that’s sweeter than chocolate this Easter

Only one in 10 children who are cared for by Rainbows can enjoy eating Easter eggs, so this year the hospice in Loughborough is asking people in Melton and Leicestershire to buy a Gift that Gives instead of chocolate.

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The eloquent looking exhibition in Baldocks Lane Park PHOTO: Supplied

Visit and add to Melton’s Baldocks Lane Park exhibition

An outdoor woollen art exhibition in Baldocks Lane Park in Melton is available for all to see over the next few months.

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Console Corner: Ghost Recon: Wildlands review

Vast and full of promise but a bit of a wasted opportunity...

Stamford Steampunk Festival 2013 PHOTO: Jonathan Smith

Steampunk Festival returns to Stamford

The UK’s latest fashion craze returns to Stamford next Sunday (April 2nd).

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Melton borough councillor Leigh Higgins outside The Fox Inn at Thorpe Satchville and villagers who want to see it reopen as a viable business EMN-170322-145520001

Villagers fear future if pub fails to reopen

Residents say their village will die unless its vacant pub is reopened as a viable business.


Must see show at Queniborough to include 50s and 60s music

Eddie and The Gold Tops, a Live and Local music show will be performed at Queniborough Village Hall on Sunday, April 9, at 7.30pm.

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Melton Gig Guide: March 23 to 29 - Melton Times

Grants Free House at Borough on the Hill hosts a Magic Night with Chris Stevenson tonight. Sit back, relax and enjoy magic tricks with a top table magician.

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Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson PHOTO: PA Photo/Paramount

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide March 23 to 30 - Melton Times

The Founder (12A) Today at 6pm.

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The cast of Legally Blonde PHOTO: Andrew Howe/Rutland Photography

Review: SKY Theatre’s Legally Blonde musical at Melton Theatre

The musical is a riotously funny and an impossibly energetic spectacle that will leave you breathless with laughter writes Steve Tierney.

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Open garden event at Gunthorpe Hall

Keen horticulturists are being offered the chance to visit a special garden near Oakham.

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Fordante PHOTO: Alex Styles

Five-piece music ensemble Fordante to headline in Hose

TV and classical composer Phil Mountford returns to Hose Village Hall on Friday evening with his critically acclaimed five-piece ensemble, Fordante, for a spectacular new concert ‘From Puccini to the Movies.’

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Melton Lions Swimarathon PHOTO: Tim Williams EMN-170224-161924001

Last call for teams to enter Lions Swimarathon

It’s the last call for teams wishing to enter the Melton Lions Swimarathon, the borough’s biggest single fundraising event.

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Channel 4 TV casting call for kids from Melton

Channel 4 TV casting call for kids from Melton

A popular TV show is looking for children to take part in a new Channel 4 TV series.

Graham Chapmans former school friends John Bailey (left) and Ifan Griffiths, with fellow Edwardians members Margaret Spencer and Brenda Munton beside the new location for the blue plaque EMN-170313-171916001

Monty Python star’s plaque finds a new home in Melton

Former school friends of Monty Python star Graham Chapman hope the relocating of a blue plaque in the town centre will preserve his legacy for future generations as one of Melton’s most famous sons.

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Scalford HiFi Wigwam Show set to raise thousands for Cancer Research UK

The HiFi Wigwam Show, an annual event for high-fidelity music lovers, returns on Sunday at Scalford Hall.

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Carole Fielding with volunteer Jade Townend and a couple of resident ponies at Pablo's Horse Sanctuary PHOTO: Tim Williams

Night at the Races to boost Long Clawson’s Pablo’s Horse Sanctuary’s coffers

A ‘Night at the Races’ has been organised to raise money for Pablo’s Horse Sanctuary at Long Clawson.

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