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Melton market buildings and Burrough rehab centre up for coveted ‘property Oscars’

Judges have shortlisted new buildings at Melton Cattle Market and a soon-to-be-opened sports injury rehabilitation centre at Burrough on the Hill for prestigious property design awards.

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Helicopter helps police chase a suspect in Melton

A police helicopter flew over Melton this afternoon (Friday) as officers chased a man suspected of being involved in a physical altercation in the town.

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Pub set to open in historic Melton building in May

A planned micro pub in one of Melton’s oldest buildings could be open by May if planning permission is given.

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Plans unveiled for major new extension at rural care home

A major extension of Scalford Court Care Home is being planned with a new single storey extension which will increase the number of residents by up to 75 per cent.

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Geese and Fountain landlord Nick Holden with some of the reading to be found in the new library.

Pub near Melton starts new chapter with library opening

A village pub near Melton is starting a new chapter with the opening of its own library.

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Free wi-fi connection goes live for Melton town centre visitors

Visitors and businesses in Melton town centre now have access to a free connection to the internet.

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B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

B&M launch new budget friendly wedding range

Weddings can be expensive affairs but high street retailer B&M has released a new selection of wedding accessories to make your big day that bit more affordable with prices starting at just one pound.

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72 new homes approved at Old Dalby despite concerns about nearby railway test track

Plans to build up to 72 homes close to the railway test track at Old Dalby have been approved despite fears voiced by Network Rail about the safety of children who would be walking to and from homes there.

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Developer told to move planned 200-home scheme further away from Melton Country Park

Developers who want to build 200 new homes have been told they must leave a bigger gap between the development and neighbouring residents and Melton Country Park.

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46-metre wind turbine approved near Melton after six-year planning battle

Campaigners who have fought for six years against plans to build a 46-metre tall wind turbine near Melton are facing defeat after the structure was approved by the Secretary of State.

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Police hunt for car after attempted sledgehammer raid on Melton shop

Police are hunting a BMW car related to an incident where men tried to break into a Melton shop with a sledgehammer.

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New investment planned for Melton creamery Tuxford & Tebbutt

The farmer-owned dairy co-operative Arla Foods has announced a £700,000 investment in its Melton Mowbray site.

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Opening salvoes fired on first day of the Melton Local Plan Examination

Residents, council representatives and developers this morning (Tuesday) began a passionate two-week debate on the number of houses and jobs which need to be created across the Melton borough over the next 20 years.

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Controversial plans for 200 new homes near Melton will be recommended for approval

Controversial plans for up to 200 new homes which will help fund Melton’s planned partial bypass will be recommended for approval when they go before councillors on Thursday.

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Meeting set up for residents in Melton borough villages who have had ongoing water supply problems

Villagers who live near Melton have been invited to a special meeting with Severn Trent officials to discuss ongoing issues with their water supply.

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Thirteen tankers brought in to restore water supply to villagers near Melton

Apologies have been made to hundreds of villagers living near Melton who were left without water after a pipe burst.

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Coverage of superfast broadband is almost complete in Leicestershire

Only four per cent of residents and business people in Leicestershire are now unable to access a superfast broadband internet connection.

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Fake toys are flooding the UK market and can be dangerous

Dangerous counterfeit toys that can cause cancer and even KILL are flooding the market

Dangerous fake toys that can cause cancer or even KILL are flooding into the UK – costing the industry a whopping £400 million last year.

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The future of UK shopping? Revolutionary new Amazon supermarket has no checkouts and no staff

Amazon have welcomed the public into their first supermarket more than a year after opening the space to employees for testing purposes.

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Tescos surplus food redistribution scheme Community Food Connection is being rolled out across all of stores in the UK PHOTO: Supplied

Tesco food scheme sees thousands of meals given away in Melton

More than 20,000 meals have been provided to charities and community groups in Melton thanks to Tesco’s surplus food redistribution scheme Community Food Connection.

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