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21-year-old man charged after pedestrian seriously injured by collision with car in Melton

A 21-year-old man has appeared in court in connection with an incident in Melton in which a pedestrian sustained serious injuries after being in collision with a car.

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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.

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Former Melton choirmaster Robert Kalton, who has been jailed for eight years for sexually abusing children EMN-170412-143227001

Former Melton choirmaster jailed for sexually abusing children

A former Melton choirmaster has been jailed for eight years for sexually abusing children in his care.

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NEWSFLASH: Five men convicted of defrauding Melton Council out of more than £200,000

NEWSFLASH: Five men convicted of defrauding Melton Council out of more than £200,000

Five men have been convicted after they defrauded Melton Council out of more than £200,000 of taxpayers’ money.

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Police have taped off Bishop Street to investigate a suspected hit and run incident PHOTO: Lisa Godber

Police hunt suspects after pedestrian seriously injured in road collision in Melton

Police are hunting the occupants of a car who fled the scene after their vehicle was in collision with a pedestrian in Melton last night (Wednesday).

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Police name 17-year-old man killed in Bottesford road collision

A 17-year-old man was killed in a collision involving two vehicles on the Bottesford bypass on Sunday.

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Young man killed in road collision at Bottesford

A young man was killed yesterday (Sunday) in a collision involving two vehicles on the Bottesford bypass.

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VIDEO: Landmark footage of hi-tech thieves serves as warning to owners of keyless entry cars

This is the shocking moment thieves steal a vehicle without the key by using a relay box.

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Rare bank notes stolen in a Queniborough burglary EMN-171127-111834001

Police sound appeal after burglars steal rare bank notes in Queniborough

Detectives investigating a burglary in Queniborough are urging pawn brokers or antique dealers to contact them if they have been approached by someone trying to sell rare bank notes.

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VIDEO: Heavy police presence at UK’s Christmas markets with barriers and armed cops on the streets

This footage shows the “rings of steel” protecting Britain’s Christmas markets this year as security is bolstered amid fears of Berlin-style copycat terror attacks.

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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.

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This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying.

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Neil Gordon, who was sentenced to eight years for robberies at two Melton convenience stores armed with an axe EMN-171117-145210001

Former soldier jailed for eight years for axe robberies in Melton

Victims shouted ‘yes’ in court today (Friday) as former soldier Neil Gordon was jailed for eight years for robbing two Melton convenience stores armed with an axe.

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Thieves stole tools from 161 vans in just six months in Melton local policing area

Thieves stole tools from 161 vans in just six months in Melton local policing area

Thieves have stolen tools from 161 vans in the Melton local policing area in just the last six months.

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Police arrest two men in Melton on suspicion of drugs offences

Police arrest two men in Melton on suspicion of drugs offences

Two men have been arrested by police in a drugs raid in Melton following a tip-off.

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Police issue warning over bogus callers

Police warning over cold calls from bogus bailiffs

Action Fraud, the UK’s fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre, has reported an increase in cold calls to the public from bogus bailiffs requesting payments for a “phantom” debt.

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The scene of the crash on the A16

Man convicted of causing death of his friend by dangerous driving and seriously injuring Melton pair

A man who caused the death of his friend and seriously injured a pair from Melton in a crash has been convicted of causing death by dangerous driving.

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Air ambualnce

Teenaged boy airlifted to hospital after collision with car in Melton this afternoon (Thursday).

A teenaged boy was flown to hospital by air ambulance this afternoon after being in a collision with a car.

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Residents complain about sleepless nights caused by late night Melton raves

Residents on the outskirts of Melton say they have had sleepless nights because of loud music coming from two suspected raves in the early hours of the morning.

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