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Belvoir League: Hickling edge Upper Broughton in last-ball thriller

Wymeswold and Thorpe Arnold rearranged their match for later in the season leaving Upper Broughton to host Hickling in the only Belvoir League match of the week.

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Alan Thompson (right) was just outside the top 40 in a field of more than 1,000 runners at Rothley EMN-180619-111218002

Stilton Striders: Thompson claims top 50 finish at Rothley 10k

A group of Stilton Striders made the short trip across the county for the Rothley 10k.

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Parents to have their say on Melton academy term dates

Parents and teachers are to be consulted before an academy trust decides whether to agree term dates which are different from other schools in the Melton area.

Education
Melton Mowbray Tennis Club's team ahead of the Mercury Cup semi-final EMN-180618-175033002

Loughborough end Melton Mowbray Tennis Club’s Mercury Cup defence

Melton Mowbray Tennis Club’s mixed first team relinquished their hold on the prestigious Mercury Cup when they lost to a talented Loughborough TC team.

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The Melton Golf Club ladies' handicap league team, (in pink) with opponents Kibworth EMN-180619-094527002

Melton Golf Club ladies hold strong Kibworth team in league

Kibworth visited Melton Mowbray Golf Club on Monday for a Ladies’ Handicap League match.

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Hamilton Tennis Club look to cash in on Wimbledon buzz

Hamilton Tennis Club will be getting ready for the Wimbledon buzz by holding an open day on Saturday, June 30 with two separate sessions.

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Steve Flowers quickfire knock sparked a winning chase EMN-180618-170558002

County League cricket: Barkby United see off champions Sileby

After a couple of disappointing results, Barkby United got back on the winning trail with a five-wicket victory at defending County League champions Sileby.

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Leicester Banks batsman Nitan Nik is given out lbw to Nick Watchorn EMN-180618-143355002

Egerton Park CC - Firsts fall to Banks, but Seconds step up again

Egerton Park stayed second in County League Division Two despite suffering their second defeat of the season on Saturday.

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Golf is the world's most boring game, according to a recent survey

Stoke Rochford Golf: Gill leaves rivals trailing

An entry of 41 played round three of Stoke Rochford Seniors Trophy.

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Midlands champion Martin Ball EMN-180618-131125002

Louth triathletes clinch Midlands series titles

A total of 19 Louth Tri Club members headed over to Woodhall Spa for the final round of the Midland Sprint Series on Sunday.

Football

The 35 medicines no longer available on NHS prescription from this month

The NHS has banned free prescriptions for some ‘over the counter’ medicines such as constipation and athletes foot starting this month

Health
Samuel Page, who is one of the few UK teenagers to be awarded a coveted RAF flying scholarship EMN-180613-164510001

Melton cadet Sam dreams of fighter pilot career after winning flying scholarship

A Melton teenager is dreaming of a career as a fighter pilot after being one of the few UK teenagers to be awarded a coveted RAFA flying scholarship.

Politics
Great-great-grandmother Shirley Garratt, who is planning to do a charity skydive, pictured with friends from the drop-in club at Age UK Gloucester House in Melton EMN-180615-121445001

Melton great-great-grandmother prepares for charity skydive

A Melton great-great-grandmother is preparing to skydive out of an aircraft from 13,000ft to raise money for the air ambulance.

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Paddington Bear is getting his own 50p coin Picture: The Royal Mint

Royal Mint to release special Paddington Bear 50ps and one has already sold for £16k on eBay

The Royal Mint has announced that it will be releasing special Paddington Bear coins next week.

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Melton Golf Club's ladies foursomes team EMN-180614-085330002

Melton Golf Club: Ladies’ county hopes come unstuck at Market Harborough

Melton Mowbray Golf Club’s involvement in the Ladies’ County Foursomes came to an end after a disappointing loss to Market Harborough.

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More tea vicar? Melton Mowbray Team Parish Rector, the Rev Kevin Ashby, and his wife Alyson enjoy a welcome cuppa in St Bartholomew's Church, Welby PHOTO: Supplied

Welby church flower festival features finest tea sets

More tea vicar? was the theme of two very successful open days at St Bartholomew’s Church, Welby.

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A band playing at Stathern Party in the Park PHOTO: Supplied

Stathern set for a big party in the park and you’re all invited

The biggest party in the Vale of Belvoir is booming again.

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Melton Mayor Pru Chandler and Edd de Coverly, chief executive of Melton Borough Council, with award recipient David Jordan PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Borough Council employee receives 40 years long service award

A long standing employee at Melton Borough Council has received recognition for 40 years service.

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Keast took the first wicket of the match and was last man out after an assured knock EMN-180614-125359002

Market Rasen cricketer Nic Keast handed Lincolnshire debut

Market Rasen cricketer Nic Keast made his county debut for Lincolnshire when they faced Cheshire in the Unicorns Knockout Trophy quarter-finals.

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Iman Barlow gets the ticker tape treatment after her win in Newcastle EMN-180615-111137002

Iman wins seventh Enfusion world title as Muay Thai Assassins star on big stage

Thai boxing sensation Iman Barlow made more history as she made it a magnificent seven Enfusion world title belts with a top-of-the-bill win.

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