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Generous Melton donations helps Trumpton raise over £8,000

Generous Melton donations helps Trumpton raise over £8,000

Melton firefighters have thanked the community for donating a total of £8137.47 during the 2018 Christmas Trumpton collection.

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Melton toddlers and elderly come together for festive fun

Melton toddlers and elderly come together for festive fun

Youngsters in Melton have been busy bringing smiles to the faces of elderly people.

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Vale of Belvoir Lions’ Santa tour raises over £7k during another record year

Vale of Belvoir Lions’ Santa tour raises over £7k during another record year

The Vale of Belvoir Lions Club raised £7,041.43 when it took Santa’s sleigh around the Vale of Belvoir and the surrounding area on its annual Christmas fundraiser.

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Lions and Rotarians support Melton’s most needy by gifting food parcels

Lions and Rotarians support Melton’s most needy by gifting food parcels

Members of Melton Lions Club, the Rotary Club of Melton Mowbray, Melton and Belvoir Rotary Club delivered 400 food parcels to senior citizens and struggling individuals in Melton and surrounding villages in time for Christmas.

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Melton Baptist Church puts on Christmas Day lunch for those who could have been alone

Melton Baptist Church puts on Christmas Day lunch for those who could have been alone

For the tenth year running, people who would have been alone for Christmas came together at Melton Baptist Church, where they tucked into a traditional meal to make this year’s Christmas a happy, festive occasion.

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Melton Belvoir Rotary Club’s Santa sleigh raises £6,700 for worthwhile causes

Melton Belvoir Rotary Club’s Santa sleigh raises £6,700 for worthwhile causes

A popular and long-standing Christmas initiative which sees Santa’s sleigh visit homes across Melton during the festive period has raised £6,700 this year.

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Blunder costs Asfordby elderly their Christmas food gifts

Blunder costs Asfordby elderly their Christmas food gifts

More than 100 elderly residents in Asfordby missed out on their traditional food gifts this Christmas because of a blunder by Melton Council.

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Santa’s Melton Elves wrap up Christmas in a day for men

Santa’s Melton Elves wrap up Christmas in a day for men

More than 100 Christmas presents were wrapped at the Blokes’ Shopping Day event in Melton.

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Long Clawson Dairy staff are churning out the Christmas cheese

Long Clawson Dairy staff are churning out the Christmas cheese

You could say it’s been a bit busy down at Long Clawson Dairy for the last few weeks.

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Melton care home’s Elf Day supports Alzheimer’s Society

Melton care home’s Elf Day supports Alzheimer’s Society

Staff and residents at Melton’s Broadoak Grange care home dressed up as elves for their Christmas party in support of National Elf Day for Alzheimer’s Society.

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