Ambulance crew attends after vehicles collide at Shoby crossroads

Emergency services were alerted after two vehicles were in collision at the Shoby crossroads yesterday (Monday).

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Busy Melton back road to close to traffic for up to nine weeks

Melton motorists are being warned that a back road which connects the south of the town with the A607 road to Leicester will be closed to traffic for up to nine weeks.

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AA to close national training centre near Melton and shed 100 jobs

Breakdown response company, the AA, has announced plans to close its national training centre near Melton, where 15 people are employed.

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Police arrest five Melton motorists for drink or drug driving

Five motorists were arrested in the Melton area for being under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Angry Melton taxi driver fined £160 after helping disabled passenger

A Melton taxi driver who was fined £160 for waiting in a car park too long to pick up a disabled passenger says the penalty could put cabbies off taking fares from people with mobility problems.

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Councillors ponder free parking initiative in Melton

A move to make parking in council car parks in Melton free of charge after 5pm looks likely to be shelved.

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Casualty treated after car hits a tree near Melton

Emergency services were called after a vehicle hit a tree on the A6006 near Melton.

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Melton prepares for huge watershed year

Melton is set to go through a watershed year in 2018 with the prospect of finally getting the green light for both its long-awaited bypass and the critical Local Plan governing development for the next 20 years.

The 46100 Royal Scot steam train on a Christmas festive charter train to York, pictured it at Wymondham Crossing.
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Very special steam train chugs through Melton

Train enthusiasts in the Melton area were thrilled on Saturday when celebrity steam locomotive 46100 Royal Scot chugged through on a Christmas festive charter journey through to York.

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed police set to patrol railways across the country

Armed officers on trains across the UK may become a more common sight, following an announcement by British Transport Police.

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Welby Lane in Melton to close for up to 10 weeks

A busy Melton route will be closed to traffic for up to 10 weeks from next month.

The roads are expected to be extra busy this Friday

Warning not to travel on ‘frantic Friday’

Drivers are being urged to avoid travelling on “Frantic Friday” this week when the last of the year’s commuter traffic will clash with the Christmas getaway.
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Green light for long-awaited Melton bypass

A long-awaited partial bypass of Melton moved a giant step forward this week as councillors agreed a preferred route and prepared to apply for government funding.

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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.

Two people trapped after car ends up in a ditch at Wymondham

Two people trapped after car ends up in a ditch at Wymondham

Firefighters were alerted this afternoon (Tuesday) after a vehicle left the road and ended up in a ditch at Wymondham.

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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.

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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.

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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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.

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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.

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