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Melton Mowbray Round Table announce return of Santa float to village streets this Christmas

Santa’s sleigh bells will be ringing around the Melton borough this month, as the annual float returns to the streets of villages to raise thousands for local good causes.

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Former Brooksby Melton College student Elizabeth McKenna - a candidate on the 2017 series of The Apprentice
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Apprentice heartbreak for former Brooksby Melton College student

Former Brooksby Melton College student Elizabeth McKenna last night (Wednesday) suffered the heartbreak of being fired by Lord Sugar just one step from the final of this year’s series of business relality show, The Apprentice.

Melton Santa Fun Run PHOTO: Tim Williams

Snow puts paid to Rotary club’s seasonal Melton Santa Fun Run

The eighth annual Santa Fun Run around Melton Country Park was cancelled because of the snow.

President of the Vale of Belvoir Rotary Club Adrian Cresswell presenting Charlie Fearon with his trophy and �300 for winning PHOTO: Supplied

Impressive acts win judges over in final of Vale’s Got Talent contest

Because of the high standard of performance in the eighth season of Vale’s Got Talent, the judges had a tough time deciding the top three, let alone choosing the winner.

A knitted angel made by the churchs Knit and Chat group PHOTO: Supplied

Angelic invitation to Melton church service

Visitors to Melton over the next few days may find a festive surprise waiting for them.

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Christmas elves will be in town next Sunday PHOTO: Supplied

Elves offering blokes a hand with presents in Melton

Are you a bloke? Have you left your shopping until the last minute, or perhaps not even started it yet?

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Guests enjoy their Christmas Day lunch at Melton Mowbray Baptist Church PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Mowbray Baptist Church shows Christmas spirit by doing meals for the big day

A local church aims to show the true spirit of Christmas by taking in dozens of people on December 25.

Santa touring parts of the Vale of Belvoir PHOTO: Vale of Belvoir Lions Club

Lion’s Santa’s Sleigh run visiting boys and girls the Vale of Belvoir

The Vale of Belvoir Lions Club will be lending a hand to Santa as he tours Vale of Belvoir on another annual Christmas charity collection.

The Death Of Stalin - Steve Buscemi as Nikita Khrushchev, Jeffrey Tambor as Georgy Malenkov, Adrian McLoughlin as Joseph Stalin, Dermot Crowley as Lazat Kaganovich, Paul Chahidi as Nikolai Bulganin, Paul Whitehouse as Anastas Mikoyan and Simon Russell Beale as Lavrentiy Beria PHOTO: PA Photo/Entertainment One/Nicola Dove pa_features-20171017-124417-film

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide December 7 to 14 - Melton Times

Murder On The Orient Express (12A) Today at 4.30pm.

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Melton firefighters with Trumpton PHOTO: Tim Williams

Trumpton ready to tour streets of Melton

When Trumpton comes round, you know Christmas is almost here.

Waltham Scottish Country Dance Group at Egerton Lodge Residential Home PHOTO: Supplied

Melton care home welcomes Waltham Scottish dancers for St Andrew’s Day

Melton’s Egerton Lodge Residential Home celebrated St Andrew’s Day last week by inviting dancers from the Waltham Scottish Country Dance Group to perform.

Hands up if you want to do a Santa run! PHOTO: Tim Williams

630 keen Santas dash for hospice at Belvoir Castle

Exuberant individuals dressed as Santa on Sunday to take part in an annual charity fun run and walk in the grounds of Belvoir Castle.

Queen Victoria and friends tour the town in style PHOTO: Tim Williams

Melton hosts three days of Victorian fun at Christmas Fayre

Thousands of people enjoyed some early festive cheer at Melton’s Victorian Christmas Fayre.

This traditional scene by Abigail Clayton is made from clothes pegs PHOTO: Tim Williams

Special nativity cribs fill Melton’s Sage Cross Methodist Church

Some absolutely stunning nativity cribs from around the world were on display in Melton’s Sage Cross Methodist Church at the weekend.

Christmas Day lunch organisers, Sue Jenkins, Christine and Andrew Astington and John and Hilary Sharpe with Melton Lions president, Sabrina Tait PHOTO: Supplied

Festive lunch supported by Melton Lions

Melton Lions Club have presented a cheque for £200 to Melton Mowbray Baptist Church in support of this year’s Christmas Day lunch, which the church has organised for those who may be on their own on Christmas Day.

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Crowds pack Melton town centre to see Christmas lights switched on

Crowds packed Market Place on Friday to celebrate the start of Christmas in Melton with the traditional switching on of the festive lights.

The Polar Express at the Winter Wonderland PHOTO: John Isgar

Twinlakes Winter Wonderland: Meet Santa!

The festive elves at Twinlakes have been hard at work getting the Winter Wonderland ready for family visits this Christmas.

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Another fantastic year for Trumpton PHOTO: Trumpton's Facebook

Trumpton’s Melton fire crew thank the public for support

Fundraising fire engine Trumpton successfully travelled the town’s streets brightening up people’s neighbourhoods and spreading festive cheer throughout December.

Gathering in the Guard Room PHOTO: Supplied

Belvoir Castle to host a Christmas Musical Extravaganza for all the family

Belvoir Castle is throwing open its doors next week to host a Christmas Musical Extravaganza that is sure to get the whole family excited about the festive season.

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Kate Hudson as Eleanor Strubing PHOTO: PA Photo/Sony Pictures/Barry Wetcher

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide November 30 to December 7 - Melton Times

Murder On The Orient Express (12A)

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