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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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President of the Vale of Belvoir Rotary Club Adrian Cresswell presenting Charlie Fearon with his trophy and �300 for winning PHOTO: Supplied

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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Students promoting their Boogie Nights 'The 70's Musical' show at Melton's Christmas market PHOTO: Supplied

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.’

Education
Brooksby Melton College's Grounds Team member Tony Riddington receiving the roses from Coles Nurseries managing director James Coles PHOTO: Supplied

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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A knitted angel made by the churchs Knit and Chat group PHOTO: Supplied

Angelic invitation to Melton church service

Visitors to Melton over the next few days may find a festive surprise waiting for them.

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The Amwell's residents admire the trees PHOTO: Supplied

Melton care home residents proudly display tree at festival

Residents from a Melton care home donated a beautifully decorated Christmas tree to the annual St Mary’s Church Tree Festival.

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Stuart Earp as Buttons PHOTO: Supplied

Cinderella Christmas pantomime cast ready for curtain up in Melton

Cinderella is coming to Melton Theatre this Christmas, as Trio Entertainment presents its fairytale family pantomime.

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Representatives of Brown & Co Melton Mowbray present cheque for �3,000 to Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland Air Ambulance's Roy Stevenson PHOTO: Supplied

Melton business Brown & Co donate £3,000 to local air ambulance charity

A Melton business has donated a substantial amount to the Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Rutland Air Ambulance service.

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Everyone Actives regional swim manager Karen Lewis, Team GB Olympic swimmer Ellie Faulkner and Everyone Actives group swim manager Jacqui Tillman PHOTO: Stillsport.com

Operator of Melton’s major leisure facilities celebrates national award for swimming commitment

The operator of Melton’s major leisure facilities has been handed a prestigious industry award for the seventh year in a row, recognising its commitment to swimming.

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Blues and Roots guitarist Chris Wortley PHOTO: Tim Williams

Be serenaded and enjoy a good family day out at Melton Folk Trail Festival

A plethora of folk musicians will be performing next Sunday (December 17), from 12noon to 11pm, as part of the first Melton Folk Trail Festival.

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Christmas elves will be in town next Sunday PHOTO: Supplied

Elves offering blokes a hand with presents in Melton

Are you a bloke? Have you left your shopping until the last minute, or perhaps not even started it yet?

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Guests enjoy their Christmas Day lunch at Melton Mowbray Baptist Church PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Mowbray Baptist Church shows Christmas spirit by doing meals for the big day

A local church aims to show the true spirit of Christmas by taking in dozens of people on December 25.

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Santa touring parts of the Vale of Belvoir PHOTO: Vale of Belvoir Lions Club

Lion’s Santa’s Sleigh run visiting boys and girls the Vale of Belvoir

The Vale of Belvoir Lions Club will be lending a hand to Santa as he tours Vale of Belvoir on another annual Christmas charity collection.

Arts
The Death Of Stalin - Steve Buscemi as Nikita Khrushchev, Jeffrey Tambor as Georgy Malenkov, Adrian McLoughlin as Joseph Stalin, Dermot Crowley as Lazat Kaganovich, Paul Chahidi as Nikolai Bulganin, Paul Whitehouse as Anastas Mikoyan and Simon Russell Beale as Lavrentiy Beria PHOTO: PA Photo/Entertainment One/Nicola Dove pa_features-20171017-124417-film

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide December 7 to 14 - Melton Times

Murder On The Orient Express (12A) Today at 4.30pm.

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Melton firefighters with Trumpton PHOTO: Tim Williams

Trumpton ready to tour streets of Melton

When Trumpton comes round, you know Christmas is almost here.

Arts
Waltham Scottish Country Dance Group at Egerton Lodge Residential Home PHOTO: Supplied

Melton care home welcomes Waltham Scottish dancers for St Andrew’s Day

Melton’s Egerton Lodge Residential Home celebrated St Andrew’s Day last week by inviting dancers from the Waltham Scottish Country Dance Group to perform.

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Anne Allison (left), cutting the cake to celebrate 90 years of the Women's Institute in Harby with branch president Ann Redman looking on PHOTO: Ann Mace

Cake marks Harby Women’s Institute’s 90th anniversary

The Harby Women’s Institute celebrated their 90th anniversary last month in the village hall.

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Hands up if you want to do a Santa run! PHOTO: Tim Williams

630 keen Santas dash for hospice at Belvoir Castle

Exuberant individuals dressed as Santa on Sunday to take part in an annual charity fun run and walk in the grounds of Belvoir Castle.

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Queen Victoria and friends tour the town in style PHOTO: Tim Williams

Melton hosts three days of Victorian fun at Christmas Fayre

Thousands of people enjoyed some early festive cheer at Melton’s Victorian Christmas Fayre.

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This traditional scene by Abigail Clayton is made from clothes pegs PHOTO: Tim Williams

Special nativity cribs fill Melton’s Sage Cross Methodist Church

Some absolutely stunning nativity cribs from around the world were on display in Melton’s Sage Cross Methodist Church at the weekend.

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