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Here’s what PTSD is and its impact on British veterans explained

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the most common mental health issue that Combat Stress treats.

Politics
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Queniborough drug dealer jailed for 12 years following disabled man’s murder

A Queniborough drug dealer was jailed for 12 years today (Thursday) after being part of a gang connected to the murder of a man in a deal which went wrong.

Crime

Why PTSD and suicide must not be allowed to define our brave Armed Forces

PTSD and suicide must not be allowed to define our brave Armed Forces.
Health
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Send us your photos if you are doing something special in Melton on Saturday

Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures have hit a high over the past few weeks, everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.

Arts
Hungry Shark World on console supports 4k display

Console Corner: Hungry Shark signals change of tide in video gaming world

An announcement from Ubisoft this week has signalled a real change of tide in the world of video games.

Lifestyle
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Melton Gig Guide: July 19 to 22 - Melton Times

Tonight Nile Rodgers and Chic headline at Belvoir Castle. Tom Jones is also performing this weekend, well “It’s not unusual!” In fact there’s a whole raft of artists playing including Nile Rodgers and Chic, Il Divo featuring Michael Ball and Pete Tong Ibiza Classics with Becky Hill. Just head over to Melton Gig Guide for details and ticket links.

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Melton swimmer James Bartley qualifies for eight events at national championships

Young Melton swimmer James Bartley’s fine form has landed him with a hectic schedule at this year’s English National Championships.

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Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide July 19 to 26 - Melton Times

Show Dogs (PG) A part-animated comedy about Max, a no-nonsense police Rottweiler and an FBI officer called Frank who are charged with the unlikely task of finding a missing panda. Today at 3.45pm.

Whats on
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Melton sportswoman Bex Rimmington qualifies for World Ironman after star turn at UK championships

Multi-talented sportswoman Bex Rimmington is set to take on the world’s elite triathletes after excelling in one of sport’s toughest challenges.

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Melton youth club praised after crucial funding keeps it going

A Melton youth club has been held up as a shining example of how a community should support its young people by the county police and crime commissioner as he provided £10,000 to keep it going for another year.

News
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Residents celebrate their Melton Community Lottery winnings

Two Melton residents have been celebrating their winnings on the Melton Community Lottery.

Lifestyle
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Melton-based CK Dons seek players to boost promotion bid

CK Dons FC are looking for new players to strengthen the team ahead of their next campaign in the North Leicestershire League.

Football
Best Independent Retailer Award sponsored by Abstract Audio was won by Gemma Clarke - The Personal Travel Agent, at the 2017 Melton Times Achievement Awards EMN-180717-160135001

Get your nominations in for Melton Times Achievement Awards 2018

Do you know someone in the Melton area who has achieved something special in business or who should be recognised as a real community hero?

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Veteran Aaron Black, is just one of the many veterans who suffered from PTSD after service.

Mother tells of continual torment after son commits suicide following horrors of military service in Afghanistan

Every day June Black apologises to her son Aaron while looking at a photograph of him in his military uniform.

Health
Catherine Ashman-Lee (right), who is supporting the LOROS Forget Me Not flower campaign, with her mum, Kate Wilkins (left) and friend, Rachel Starkey EMN-180713-125650001

Melton mum backs hospice campaign after losing her dad while heavily pregnant

A Melton woman is supporting a hospice fundraising campaign in memory of her father who died when she was eight months’ pregnant, and never got to see his new granddaughter.

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Melton Town give Rushden and Diamonds tough workout

Melton Town’s new signing Robbie parsons made an instant impact with a goal on his debut against AFC Rushden and Diamonds on Tuesday evening.

Football
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Grantham and Melton Cricket Association: Melton Mowbray CC chase down Market Overton

Queniborough’s hopes of defending their Grantham and Melton Association title took a knock after a 66-run defeat at rivals Houghton-on-the-Hill.

Sport
Sites and smells of the country attract big crowds PHOTO: Rob Inglis

Thousands savour the magic and nostalgia of bustling Rempstone steam and country show

A massive crowd attended the longest running weekend steam event in the UK - The Great Rempstone Steam and Country Show.

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Hamilton Tennis Club ladies clinch promotion

Hamilton Tennis Club’s ladies’ third team were delighted to clinch promotion after an 8-1 win against Roundhill Fourths.

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