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More prize success for Colston Bassett Dairy at the Great Taste Awards

Colston Bassett Dairy’s impressive winning streak at prize-giving food events has continued.

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Classic cars attract admiring glances PHOTO: Tim Williams EMN-160822-121546001

The ever-popular annual Eastwell Fete returns for a 24th year

All the fun of Eastwell Fete comes around again on Saturday.

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Rosemary Raymond at St Andrews Church PHOTO: Supplied

Literary theme blossoms for flower festival at Whissendine in author’s favourite church

The picturesque village of Whissendine is preparing for its bi-annual flower festival over the August Bank Holiday weekend - and it’s doing it by the book.

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Destiny 2 is just one of a host of big releases coming out in September

Console Corner: Exciting September looms large

What’s the best thing about August?... It’s nearly September. And what’s the best thing about September? How long have you got?

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Last year's triumphant quiz team comprising of Ken and Ros Eggleston and Mike Geraldine Page PHOTO: Supplied

Countdown is on for quiz night at Asfordby Hill

Melton quizmaster Richard Angrave has organised another annual quiz night in September, but this time to raise money for Alzheimer’s Society, the charity leading the fight against dementia.

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Busy crowds at the Birdfair PHOTO: Newton Maxwell Harris

Wildlife stars to thrill at Rutland Water Birdfair

Wildlife TV presenters will entertain visitors at the annual Birdfair at Rutland Water next weekend.

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Melton’s Welby pub fun day to raise cash for Leicestershire Down’s Syndrome Group

A pub in Melton is staging a family fun day next month to help a vital support charity to families across the county.

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Members of Reckless and the team who helped put the day together PHOTO: Supplied

Reckless’s Melton gig at the Noels raises thousands for Crohn’s and Colitis UK

A well attended gig at a popular Melton pub has raised a massive £2,521 for Crohn’s and Colitis UK.

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Melton Gig Guide: August 11 to 16 - Melton Times

A Bit On The Side perform at the Noels Arms on Friday. The acoustic trio from Grantham play a wide range of material from gentle ballads to lively singalongs.

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Hacker emoji Jailbreak, Gene and his handy best friend Hi-5 PHOTO: PA Photo/Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Animation

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide August 10 to 17 - Melton Times

Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie (U) Today at 1.30pm and 3.45pm.

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Fun-runners set off from the Hamilton Tennis Club PHOTO: Tim Williams

Still time to join Hamilton Fun Run or attend family fun day

There is still time for people to sign up to the fourth Hamilton Fun Run.

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Melvin Benn launching his ReBalance plans with Lande Hekt from punk rock band Muncie Girls, PRS Foundation chief executive Vanessa Reed and Lucy Wood, also from Festival Republic.

VIDEO: Festival boss launches ReBalance scheme to get more girls into music industry

Girl power got a helping hand today when one of the world's biggest music promoters launched an initiative in to encourage more female UK led bands, solo acts and sound engineers.

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Eastwell Fete in the grounds of Eastwell Hall PHOTO: Tim Williams

Organisers set their stall out by asking more traders to attend Eastwell Fete

Vacancies for craft and market stalls are still available at Eastwell Fete which takes place on Saturday, August 19.

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Ann Head shows Janet Hall some of her work PHOTO: Tim Williams

Asfordby showcases art talents at exhibition

Twenty six gifted local artists contributed to another successful art exhibition held inside Asfordby All Saints Church on Friday and Saturday.

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You might even up end on a date on the island of Fernando's!

Take Me Out looking for singletons for new series

Ever fancied being on TV? Well if you’re single and looking for love, now’s your chance!

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Wood creations with Adam Littlewood PHOTO: Supplied

Fix-Make-Share-Create event returns for second time

Following the success of the first Fix-Make-Share-Create event in May, Melton Space have organised another two open days at Melton Country Park Cafe.

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Rob Hines and Ann Duggan at The White Lion PHOTO: Tim Williams

Melton comes alive with the sound of music at first ever Folk Festival and Craft Fair

Catchy melodies and beats could be heard from afar as a variety of soloists and bands played at the first ever Melton Folk Festival and Craft Fair.

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Fun-runners set off from the Hamilton Tennis Club PHOTO: Tim Williams

Sign up now for Hamilton family fun run

A popular Melton charity fun run will be held for the fourth time this summer.

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Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus PHOTO: Strictly Theatre Co

Melton Theatre to present ‘An evening with Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus

Strictly Come Dancing stars, Kristina Rihanoff and Tristan MacManus are heading to Melton this autumn with a fantastic night of song, dance and stories from their time on the BBC hit show.

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Firework Championships at Belvoir Castle worth seeing with the family

As always, it promises to be a fantastic spectacle, and the Belvoir Castle Firework Championships 2017 is just a couple of days away.

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