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This is what the law says about driving in flip flops or bare footed

Summer is here and the weather continues to get warmer but the sunny conditions can make it uncomfortable to drive in a pair of sweaty shoes.

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In the courts

Father and son escape jail sentences after admitting serious assault on Belvoir Hunt investigators

The older sister of the late Princess Diana gave a character reference in court today (Thursday) as two members of the Belvoir Hunt were given suspended jail sentences for seriously assaulting two League Against Cruel Sports investigators during a meeting.

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These are the laws for flying England flags during the World Cup

The World Cup is just days away and that means only one thing - flags will be flying everywhere.

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Margaret Payne pictured with late husband Stuart and their daughter Laura EMN-181206-161154001

Judge refuses motorcyclist’s appeal in connection with Melton photographer’s road death

A motorcyclist who caused popular Melton photographer Stuart Payne’s death in a horrific road smash has lost his appeal to quash his conviction.

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Treasurer Kathryn Letts and Sandra Leeson (left) at St Peter's Church, at Tilton on the Hill, where thieves have stolen lead from the roof three times in six months EMN-181106-174445001

Church members shocked after third roof lead raid in six months

Shocked members of an historic village church are reeling from the third theft of lead from its roof in just six months.

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Harby man jailed for causing death crash while twice the drink-drive limit

A Harby man has been jailed for six years for killing a driver in a head-on crash while he was more than twice the drink-drive limit.

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Accideny

Child airlifted to hospital after collision with bus at Asfordby Hill

A child has been airlifted to hospital this afternoon (Monday) after being in collision with a bus at Asfordby Hill.

Transport
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Police target offending drivers on A607 between Melton and Grantham

Police have targeted motorists committing traffic offences while travelling on the A607 between Melton and Grantham.

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The top 40 weird 'crimes' you did not know you were committing

The top 40 weird ‘crimes’ you did not know you were committing

The average Brit commits 32 different ‘crimes’ every year - including using a vacuum on a Sunday afternoon and pocketing incorrect change.

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Casualty treated after car rolls on to its roof following collision near Melton

Emergency services were alerted after a car rolled over on to its roof following a collision with another vehicle on the B676 Saxby Road near Melton yesterday (Wednesday).

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Holly Jones (left) and Christine Delcros, who have become good friends since being involved in the London Bridge terror attack in June 2017 EMN-180606-091910001

Special friendship has helped Melton woman cope since London Bridge terror attack

A Melton woman who cheated death in the London Bridge terror attack says counselling and a remarkable friendship with the girlfriend of a Frenchman who was killed, have helped her cope since it happened a year ago.

News
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Police sound appeal after man in his 70s dies following road collision

Police have sounded an appeal for witnesses to come forward following news that a man in his 70s has died following a road collision.

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How parking your car the wrong way round could land you with a £1,000 fine

How parking your car the wrong way round could land you with a £1,000 fine

It’s a little-known rule in the Highway Code that could land you with a big fine.

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10 garden laws you might not know you’re breaking

While gardening might seem the most innocent of pursuits, there are a few factors which could land you on the wrong side of the law when it comes to your outdoor space.

Lifestyle
A bunny ornament, which police believe was stolen from a garden in Melton Mowbray EMN-180525-134835001

Melton police sound appeal over suspected stolen garden ornament

Do you recognise this garden ornament, which Melton police believe was stolen from a garden in the town?

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How police spot a drink driver - even before they’ve stopped your car

Police officers have issued a warning to drink and drug drivers who think they can get away with it: Don’t bother.

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The Edge in Melton, venue for one of the children's centres which could be closed by the county council to streamline family support services EMN-180522-164136001

Vandals damage children’s play equipment at Melton community centre

Police are appealing for witnesses after vandals damaged children’s play equipment at a Melton community centre.

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A climbing wall which was stolen from the campsite of Melton Scouts and which will cost �30,000 to replace EMN-180521-135224001

NEWSFLASH: Stolen 30ft Melton Scouts’ climbing wall found just 10 miles away

Melton scouts are celebrating this morning (Tuesday) after their 30ft climbing wall was recovered after being stolen at the weekend.

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Peter Marsh, a Melton solicitor who has died aged 68 EMN-180521-132536001

Tributes paid to Melton solicitor who was fourth generation of his family to practice in the town

Tributes have been paid to a Melton solicitor, who was the fourth generation of his family to practice in the town, following his death at the age of 68.

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A climbing wall which was stolen from the campsite of Melton Scouts and which will cost �30,000 to replace EMN-180521-135224001

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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