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Further delay to Melton Local Plan after Inspector suggests changes

The adoption of the Melton Local Plan is to be further delayed after a government inspector suggested a package of modifications following the public examination hearing three months ago.

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Passengers waiting for the Centrebus 14 service, in Windsor Street, Melton, which is due to be axed from June, including Brian Ellingworth (right) and Wendy Carter (with push chair) EMN-180420-121926001

Passengers angry after new Melton bus service cuts announced

Elderly people in Melton say they will struggle to get into town when main bus services are cut back in June.

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Catherine Dalley House on Scalford Road which is to be redeveloped into apartments and bungalows for retired people EMN-180420-105515001

Plans to be unveiled for new retirement properties on former Melton nursing home site

Thousands of Melton householders are invited to a public exhibition on Wednesday of proposals to redevelop a former town nursing home into modern retirement apartments and bungalows.

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Motorist admits assaulting parking official in Melton car park

A Melton motorist who parked in a disabled space despite not having a badge has admitted assaulting a council official who challenged him.

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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-180604-160419001

Parents urged to attend Melton event on closure plans for children’s centres

Parents are expected to converge on Melton Theatre on Wednesday night to get more information on plans to close the town’s three children’s centres and replace them with a single hub at Venture House.

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Council remove recycling banks across the Melton borough

Recycling banks are being removed across the Melton borough because residents will soon be able to recycle everything at their own homes.

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Sir Alan Duncan officially opens the Friendly Bench at Bottesford with committee members Jason and Lyndsey Young, and Caroline Arthur EMN-180328-125129001

Pioneering bench set to help lonely people

A unique piece of street furniture aimed at tackling loneliness and social isolation has been officially opened by Melton MP Sir Alan Duncan.

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REVEALED: The 15 Leicestershire County Council official paid between £90k and £194k every year

Leicestershire County Council has published a list of its top paid officials in 2016/17.
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Rural business people in Melton borough urged to apply for LEADER grants

Rural business people and community groups are invited to apply for grants of between £7,500 and £75,000 as part of a scheme to boost East Leicestershire’s economy and create jobs.

Business
Police officers take part in a Patch Walk around Melton with members of Melton Matters and borough councillor Alan Pearson EMN-180313-121442001

Prizes up for grabs for those residents who take part in Melton Patch Walks

Melton businesses have donated prize vouchers for residents involved in community patch walks around the town.

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Melton flies the flag in honour of the Commonwealth

Melton people took part in a national day of celebration to mark Commonwealth Day on Monday morning. Our picture shows the Mayor, Councillor Tejpal Bains, hosting a flag-flying ceremony at the council offices, with Mayor’s Cadet, Joe Roper.

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Melton Mayor to fly the flag for the commonwwealth

The Mayor of Melton will host a special flag-flying ceremony on Monday to celebrate the UK’s relationship with the commonwealth.

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Matthew O'Callaghan with some of Melton's famous pork pies EMN-180703-164055001

Angry response to American bid to make Melton pork pies

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Princess Anne visits Melton to officially open new cattle market buildings

A royal visitor swept into Melton this afternoon (Wednesday) to officially open the town’s livestock market’s new state-of-the-art multi-million pound cattle sheds and auction rings.

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Scheme launched to reduce Melton traffic delays from roadworks

Motorists across the Melton borough may soon be confronted by fewer delays from roadworks if a new County Hall scheme works.

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Melton councillors and staff from MacDonald's join forces to pick litter from Melton streets EMN-180103-131832001

Melton clean-up effort postponed due to the bad weather

The scheduled big clean-up in Melton tomorrow (Friday) has been postponed because of the continuing heavy snow.

Environment
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Nine out of 10 young people in Leicestershire get a place at first choice secondary school

Figures released today (Thursday) confirm that nine out of 10 young people across Leicestershire have secured a place at their first choice of secondary school.

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Heavy snow causes disruption for residents across the Melton borough

More heavy snow has caused disruption for residents across the the Melton borough this morning (Thursday).

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New Council Tax bills revealed - what you will pay from April

Residents in Melton town living in an average Band D property will pay £1,733.20 a year for Council Tax for the year beginning in April.

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Work almost complete to replace Melton street lights with controllable LED bulbs

Work to replace all the street lights in Melton with energy-saving LEDs, which can be remotely switched back on in emergencies or dimmed if required, is almost complete.

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