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Stoke Rochford Golf Club: Ayto maintains slender winter series lead

Stoke Rochford Golf Club’s seniors section played their annual Other Course competition last week, this year using the pars and stroke indices of Broadstone Golf Club, in Dorset.

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Parents dig in to spruce up school garden in Old Dalby

Several parents united to transform a village school’s garden.

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Public hearing into Melton Local Plan to start next month

A public examination into proposals for the Melton Local Plan will begin next month.

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Can you get sued for clearing snow and ice from your paths and driveways? Expert advice

Despite snow falling on most of the region, many residents are still nervous about clearing it for fear of getting punished.

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Paralympic champion Sophie Hahn to make Commonwealth Games debut.

Sprint star Sophie Hahn has been named in the England para-athletics squad for the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

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Two people trapped after car ends up in a ditch at Wymondham

Firefighters were alerted this afternoon (Tuesday) after a vehicle left the road and ended up in a ditch at Wymondham.

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Apology made to villagers living near Melton who have had water supply problems this week

Severn Trent has apologised to householders in villages around Melton who have had either no water supply or low pressure in their taps this week.

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Asfordby and Wymeswold handed home ties in county cup quarter-finals

Wymeswold and Asfordby FC were both handed home quarter-finals against District League Premier opposition as Leicestershire and Rutland FA made their county cup draws last week.

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Tributes paid to former Melton Mayor after his death following a car crash

A former Mayor of Melton has died following a car crash in France.

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Hose school’s recipe takes plaudits in soup challenge

Four budding young chefs from Hose Primary School recently entered a Winter Warmer Soup Challenge through the East of England Agricultural Society Kids Country Programme.

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Melton Town and Asfordby FC denied by big freeze

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NEWSFLASH: Date revealed for delayed reopening of Saxby Road in Melton

Motorists, residents and businesses will be relieved with the news that Saxby Road in Melton is to reopen to traffic next week.

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Melton RFC’s fast show blitzes Wellingborough

Melton RFC saw off familiar Northamptonshire foes Wellingborough on a bitterly cold day, with the game in doubt right up until a midday pitch inspection.

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Ice warning issued by Met Office for Tuesday morning as motorists warned to be prepared for big freeze

With temperatures set to plummet well below zero degrees tonight the Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for ice for the evening and tomorrow morning.

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Playwright thrilled with “first class” Syston QT Theatre Group cast

Members of the QT Theatre Group in Syston were delighted when the playwright, Janet Shaw, travelled down from Yorkshire to see their recent production of her play “One Day I’ll Fly Away!”

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Snow puts paid to Rotary club’s seasonal Melton Santa Fun Run

The eighth annual Santa Fun Run around Melton Country Park was cancelled because of the snow.

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Impressive acts win judges over in final of Vale’s Got Talent contest

Because of the high standard of performance in the eighth season of Vale’s Got Talent, the judges had a tough time deciding the top three, let alone choosing the winner.

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Ice and snow warning further extended across eastern counties by Met Office today

The Met Office is warning there may be more snow on the way in eastern and south Midland areas today and have extended the area and timeframe where it may fall.
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Melton sixth form students perform at Christmas market to drum up interest for their New Year show

Melton Vale extended project students have been out and about promoting their New Year show called Boogie Nights ‘The 70’s Musical.’

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Brooksby Melton College gifted 100 roses from Leicestershire-based nursery

One hundred garden roses have been gifted to Brooksby Melton College (BMC) to plant in their ornamental garden.

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