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Thieves steal 30ft climbing wall from Melton Scouts’ campsite

Thieves have stolen a 30ft climbing wall from a Melton Scout camp which will cost them £30,000 to replace.

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Children on the new climbing frame at Hose Primary School PHOTO: Supplied

Hose Primary School installs new climbing frame thanks to lottery grant

A village school has got a new climbing frame which it says will help children develop balance, coordination and fitness.

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Andrew Cooper (Melton Town Estate), Michael Harris (Melton Theatre), Siobhan Lane (RS Bridal Collection) and Shelagh Core (Melton BID manager) celebrate the launch of the new Melton app EMN-180515-154035001

Upgraded Melton app launched to encourage more people to visit town centre

An upgraded mobile town centre app has been launched in a bid to promote Melton businesses and encourage more people to visit the town.

Business
Television chef Simon Rimmer (centre) with Nice Pie co-owners Phil and Kath Walmsley EMN-181105-142115001

Old Dalby pie-maker’s secret vegan pastry recipe wows TV chef

TV chef Simon Rimmer was blown away by a secret recipe when he filmed his show at a pie-making business at Old Dalby.

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Combie Cryan and head brewer Colin Paige, who are to set up Round Corner Brewing at Melton Livestock Market EMN-180105-152736001

Planned new £1million Melton brewery could open in October

A new £1 million brewery is set to open at Melton Livestock Market in October if councillors approve a planning application.

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Melton Foxes Under 7s boys team PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Foxes will sport new kit thanks to fun run effort

When Melton Foxes Under 7s boys team decided they needed new kit they decided to act quick and donned their running shoes.

Lifestyle
Amy Bayes and daughter Lily-bow (centre) have fun with friends in the ball pit at the Kingdom 4.5 Soft Play centre, at Melton, which has been provided in memory of Amy's son, Luke EMN-180905-091605001

New Melton soft play centre is in memory of Luke

A Melton mum whose 12-year-old son was killed in a lorry crash is keeping his memory alive by opening a soft play area for town children.

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Cheese on display in all shapes and sizes at the Artisan Cheese Fair in Melton PHOTO: Tim Williams EMN-180905-135525001

Anger over order to remove Melton cheese fair road signs

Organisers of last weekend’s popular Artisan Cheese Fair in Melton reacted angrily when told to remove around 20 temporary road signs erected to advertise the event.

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Melton lottery players urged to check tickets with £1M prize unclaimed from Leicestershire ticket

Lottery players in Melton are being urged to check their tickets because a £1 million prize from last month is still unclaimed.

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Betsy and Gus Johnson get in the swing of things at the fun day PHOTO: Tim Williams

Community comes together to enjoy a scorching family fun day at Melton’s Sysonby Acres

The community came together to enjoy the sunshine at a family fun day in Melton.

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The new Purple Garlic Indian restaurant in Melton EMN-180805-151958001

New Indian restaurant to open in Melton

A new Indian restaurant is set to open in Melton next week.

Business
Karen Janowitz shows off some of her Corleggy cheeses from Ireland PHOTO: Tim Williams

Eighth Melton Artisan Cheese Fair was no mild affair

Melton’s eighth Artisan Cheese Fair was a red hot affair much like the bank holiday weekend weather.

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Melton CAMRA chairman Kevin Billson with landlords Mike Lynn and Clare Highton at the Blue Bell, Hoby, which has been named CAMRA Melton Area Pub Of The Year 2018

Landlords toast 10 years with pub award from Melton CAMRA

A country pub ran by landlords who have been at the helm almost a decade has won Melton CAMRA’s Pub of the Year Award 2018.

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Recipients of this year's Make It Happen community fund celebrate at the presentation evening at Ragdale Hall Spa'''Ragdale Hall Health Hydro Make it Happen 2018 Presentation Evening : PHOTOGRAPH SUPPLIED PLEASE REFER TO PHOTOGRAPHER FOR PRINT ORDERS : Lionel Heap 07977 597674 EMN-180405-144037001

Special night as Melton community groups get their share of £10,000 Make It Happen fund

Melton should be proud of the legions of kind and inspiring volunteers who give their time to help vulnerable members of our community.

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Demolition of the former King Edward VII School buildings, off Burton Street in Melton EMN-180423-120120001

Sadness as historic Melton school is demolished

Former pupils of an historic Melton school which closed in 2011 have talked about their sadness as bulldozers reduce it to rubble to make way for a new housing development.

Education
The judging in full swing for the Artisan Cheese Awards EMN-180427-143503001

19th century convict inspires supreme champion cheese at Melton awards event

The coveted Supreme Champion award at yesterday’s (Thursday’s) Artisan Cheese Awards in Melton was won by a producer which names some of its cheeses after convicts who were transported from England to Australia in the 1800s.

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Gunvor Carrington, a well-known former Melton travel agent, who has passed away EMN-180425-165137001

Tributes paid to Norwegian woman who became leading Melton travel agent

Tributes have been paid to a woman who grew up in a remote Norwegian town north of the Arctic Circle before moving to Melton to become one of the town’s leading travel agents.

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UK ticket-holder wins £121.3 million EuroMillions jackpot

UK ticket-holder wins £121.3 million EuroMillions jackpot

A UK EuroMillions ticket-holder has won the jackpot prize of more than £121.3 million.

Lifestyle
You can't see them! Mum and daughter have fun with their penguin masks PHOTO: Supplied

Melton families have a flippin’ good time at penguin themed church activities morning

Penguins were on parade at the latest activities morning in St Mary’s Church, Melton, on Saturday, April 14.

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Melton CAMRA chairman Kevin Billson with landlords Mike Lynn and Clare Highton at the Blue Bell, Hoby, which has been named CAMRA Melton Area Pub Of The Year 2018 EMN-180423-153254001

Village pub scoops CAMRA award for the best in the Melton area

Landlords, staff and regulars at the Blue Bell at Hoby are celebrating after it was named the Melton area’s best pub.

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