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Melton borough infants perform impressive nativity plays

Melton borough infants perform impressive nativity plays

Schools across the Melton borough have staged their annual Christmas plays.

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Crowds pack Melton town centre to see Christmas lights switched on

Crowds pack Melton town centre to see Christmas lights switched on

Crowds packed Market Place on Friday to celebrate the start of Christmas in Melton with the traditional switching on of the festive lights.

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Global gifts bought at Melton Fairtrade sales event

Global gifts bought at Melton Fairtrade sales event

Gifts from around the world were purchased at a Melton Fairtrade Christmas Preview at the weekend.

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Get your festive gifts early at Melton Fairtrade Christmas Preview event

Get your festive gifts early at Melton Fairtrade Christmas Preview event

There will be an ideal opportunity to kick start your Christmas shopping early, this weekend, in Melton.

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Countdown is on for Melton Christmas Tree Festival

Countdown is on for Melton Christmas Tree Festival

This year’s spectacular Melton Christmas Tree Festival in St Mary’s Church promises to be a real eye-opener.

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Festival of trees to return to Harby Church

Festival of trees to return to Harby Church

The organisers of Harby Christmas Tree Festival are looking forward to opening the doors of St Mary the Virgin Church in December, to show off more glistening trees.

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Martin’s plea for festive ornaments from overseas for Melton’s Christmas Tree Festival

Martin’s plea for festive ornaments from overseas for Melton’s Christmas Tree Festival

A former salesman from Melton is asking people to aid him with his quest to build up his current collection of festive ornaments.

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Christmas trees glisten at Harby

Christmas trees glisten at Harby

Christmas trees have been twinkling in Harby St Mary the Virgin Church as part of their annual five-day festival.

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Lonely diners enjoy a festive lunch together at Melton Mowbray Baptist Church

Lonely diners enjoy a festive lunch together at Melton Mowbray Baptist Church

For the ninth year running, a record number 50 guests and 23 helpers came together for Christmas lunch at Melton Mowbray Baptist Church.

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Christmas tree delivery from Barnstone cement plant brightens up school hall

Christmas tree delivery from Barnstone cement plant brightens up school hall

A school hall has been lit through December thanks to a generous donation of a Christmas tree from Tarmac’s Cement Works in Barnstone.

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Aldi food donations benefit Melton charity over Christmas

A popular supermarket chain has helped communities in the East Midlands by donating surplus food over the Christmas period.

Volunteers show Christmas spirit to lonely diners by cooking and serving over 50 turkey lunches in Melton church

Kind-hearted volunteers served up Christmas Day dinners to people who would’ve been alone at Melton Mowbray Baptist Church.

Snowball fight breaks out at Christmas Day church service in Melton

Church-goers entered into the festive spirit by taking part in a Christmas Day ‘snowball’ fight.

Melton bank donates Christmas toys and treats to young carers

Melton’s Santander bank and another Leicestershire branch, donated Christmas toys and treats for young carers who attend Barnardo’s CareFree