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Apprentice heartbreak for former Brooksby Melton College student

Former Brooksby Melton College student Elizabeth McKenna last night (Wednesday) suffered the heartbreak of being fired by Lord Sugar just one step from the final of this year’s series of business relality show, The Apprentice.

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The vacant BargainBuys unit in Sherrard Street, Melton, which has been earmarked for a new cafe/bar EMN-171213-134032001

New family-friendly cafe bar to open in Melton town centre next month

More than £600,000 has been spent on converting a former bargain shop in Melton into a family-friendly eating and drinking venue.

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Public hearing into Melton Local Plan to start next month

A public examination into proposals for the Melton Local Plan will begin next month.

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Apology made to villagers living near Melton who have had water supply problems this week

Severn Trent has apologised to householders in villages around Melton who have had either no water supply or low pressure in their taps this week.

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NEWSFLASH: Date revealed for delayed reopening of Saxby Road in Melton

Motorists, residents and businesses will be relieved with the news that Saxby Road in Melton is to reopen to traffic next week.

Transport
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Melton boy who can’t eat chocolate gets a very special advent calendar

A Melton boy who is unable to eat chocolate because his chemotherapy treatment makes it taste horrible was facing a Christmas without an advent calendar.

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Walkers' master pie makers Guy Coombs and Ian Heircock with their haul of cups and rosettes EMN-170512-165810001

Farmers and food producers showcase their quality at Melton’s Christmas Fatstock Show

Dozens of farmers converged on Melton Cattle Market on Tuesday for the ever popular annual Christmas Fatstock Show and it was two young sisters who emerged with the rosette for Champion Beast.

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The A46 near Seagrave after two lorries and a cement mixer were collision leading to the southbound carriageway being closed for more than 24 hours.
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A46 near Melton is open again to traffic following serious three-vehicle collision

A carriageway of the A46 near Melton has reopened this morning (Tuesday) to traffic hours earlier than expected following a serious three-vehicle collision yesterday.

Transport
The team at Edwards Solicitors offering to help free of charge those whose New Years Resolutions might include writing their will, from left to right, Luke Gliwa, Luanne Morton and Lisa Moore PHOTO: Supplied

Melton law firm offering free wills for the over 55s

Melton law firm Edwards Solicitors are asking if it’s too early to start thinking about your New Year’s Resolutions?

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A46 near Melton closed after two lorries and a cement mixer collide

A carriageway of the A46 near Melton will be closed until mid-morning tomorrow (Tuesday) after two lorries and a cement mixer were in collision this morning.

Transport
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Traffic jams build up again after another water pipe bursts on main Melton road

Motorists have again faced lengthy tailbacks on a main road into Melton after a water pipe burst for the second time in a week.

Business
The NatWest is to close its branches in Oundle and Stamford next year.

REVEALED: The full list of Natwest and RBS branches set to close

Royal Bank of Scotland is to close 259 Natwest and RBS branches resulting in 680 job losses after the state-backed lender said more people are choosing to bank online or on mobile.

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Inspection joy for Melton’s GP surgery

Melton’s GP practice has been taken out of special measures following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Health
Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next recall children’s clothing over choking fears

Next have recalled a pair of children’s coats following the discovery that they could present a choking hazard.

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New-look Melton church gets thumbs-up from member who has attended services there for 77 years

A Melton man who has been attending services at the town’s St Mary’s Church for 77 years has given a thumbs-up to the completed £1.9 million renovation project which has transformed its interior.

Environment
How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

How to stay safe from crime whilst Christmas shopping

Christmas markets spring up across the country and the high street seeing a surge in visitors, shoppers are being warned not to leave themselves vulnerable to theft this Christmas.

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

Business

Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon is facing a backlash over its lack of packaging on a number of deliveries in the build up to Christmas.

Business

VIDEO: Everything you need to know from Philip Hammond’s Budget

All the key facts from Philip Hammond’s Budget with our video graphics.

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RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

RAC warn drivers of increased private parking fines over Christmas

Overstaying in private car parks could prove to be a hidden cost this Christmas as the RAC is warning drivers they are now 13 times more likely to receive a ticket than a decade ago.

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