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Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures have hit a high over the past few weeks, everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun.

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Hungry Shark World on console supports 4k display

Console Corner: Hungry Shark signals change of tide in video gaming world

An announcement from Ubisoft this week has signalled a real change of tide in the world of video games.

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No Mercy for Percy PHOTO: Supplied

Melton Gig Guide: July 19 to 22 - Melton Times

Tonight Nile Rodgers and Chic headline at Belvoir Castle. Tom Jones is also performing this weekend, well “It’s not unusual!” In fact there’s a whole raft of artists playing including Nile Rodgers and Chic, Il Divo featuring Michael Ball and Pete Tong Ibiza Classics with Becky Hill. Just head over to Melton Gig Guide for details and ticket links.

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Mr Incredible (voiced by Craig T Nelson), Elastigirl (Holly Hunter), Dash (Huck Milner), Jack-Jack (Eli Fucile) and Violet (Sarah Vowell) PHOTO: PA Photo/Disney Pixar

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide July 19 to 26 - Melton Times

Show Dogs (PG) A part-animated comedy about Max, a no-nonsense police Rottweiler and an FBI officer called Frank who are charged with the unlikely task of finding a missing panda. Today at 3.45pm.

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LCFC Community Football Skills and Activities Day at Twinlakes PHOTO: Supplied

Leicester City coming to Melton at Twinlakes with their Community Football Skills and Activities Day

Premier League champions of 2015/16 Leicester City Football Club (LCFC) are bringing their Community Football Skills and Activities Day to Twinlakes in Melton, on Friday, July 27.

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Melton and District Model Club's model show PHOTO: Steve Kenney

Melton and District Model Club’s high-flying two-day model show to entertain crowds

The Melton and District Model Club’s annual model show will offer great value entertainment for families over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, July 28 and 29 (10am).

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All ready for the big day are (from left) Lily Woodford with Marley, Hannah Graham with Dudley and Aimee Turner with Mr Darcy PHOTO: Supplied

Dog Trust Loughborough prepares to host popular Summer Fun Day at Wymeswold

Dogs Trust Loughborough is gearing up for its Summer Fun Day, hoping that once again thousands of dog lovers from across the region, accompanied by their four-legged friends, will join them.

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Stephen Hallam, managing director of Dickinson and Morris EMN-180716-150515001

Melton pork pies and Stilton cheese will retain geographical protection in Brexit plans

Producers of Melton Mowbray pork pies and Stilton cheese have been reacting to a commitment by the government to protect their geographical status in this country after the UK leaves the European Union (EU).

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Owner Mandy Watchorn and waitress Teigan Davies outside Melton's new gin bar and steakhouse, The Juniper Tree EMN-180716-111821001

New Melton gin bar and steakhouse opens its doors

Customers have been visiting Melton’s new gin bar and steakhouse, The Juniper Tree, which opened on Friday evening.

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Global Harmony and musical director Liz Underhill PHOTO: Elli Dean

Melton community choir Global Harmony sings praises of retiring musical director

A Melton community choir is soon waving goodbye to its long-serving musical director.

Music
Le Tour de France 2018 takes an ultra (ultra) realistic approach

Console Corner: Tour de France 2018 review

Tour de bore? Good but a bit of a grind.

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BASH PHOTO: Andy Melbourne

Melton Gig Guide: July 12 to 15 - Melton Times

Tonight George Simpson headlines at Amore Restaurant. Expect a mix of choice covers, old and new, and some songs from his first-class album ‘Get on this ride’ and George’s debut album ‘Playing for Strangers.’ Reserve your table by calling (01664) 668280.

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Patrick the pug PHOTO: PA Photo/Walt Disney Pictures/Pugnacious Films Ltd/Nick Wall

Regal Cinema Melton: Film guide July 12 to 19 - Melton Times

The Bookshop (PG) Thursday at 6pm.

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Pesky Alligators on stage PHOTO: Tim Williams

Music and football mixed at excellent Hosenbury festival

Hosenbury at Hose Village Hall was another cracking occasion despite the fact most people were distracted by the England football match.

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Go barking mad for canine event at Hose

Go barking mad for canine event at Hose

A unique annual canine event takes place at Hose Village Hall on Saturday, July 21, from 9am-5pm.

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Print Project Group’s photographs are exhibiting at Melton Library

Print Project Group’s photographs are exhibiting at Melton Library

A group of independent photographers dedicated to creating and printing monochrome images are displaying some of their work at Melton Library.

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Popular radio programme coming to Thorpe Arnold

Popular radio programme coming to Thorpe Arnold

BBC Radio Leicester will be recording its long standing gardening programme ‘Down To Earth’ at Thorpe Arnold Village Hall next Thursday (July 19).

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Leicestershire and Rutland Festival of Archaeology PHOTO: Supplied

Talks and discovery walks in Bottesford part of archaeology festival

The Finding of the Newark Torc and other treasures, Medieval Carvings and Graffiti and Gargoyles are just some of the interesting talks and discovery walks in Bottesford which will form part of Leicestershire and Rutland Festival of Archaeology.

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Belvoir Castle PHOTO: Supplied

Exciting flower and garden festival coming to Belvoir Castle

Belvoir Castle will open its gates for the first Belvoir Flower and Garden Festival at the weekend.

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Young pork pie fans Daniel Bystrom and sister Anna show how festival tasting should be done PHOTO: Tim Williams

Tastings, talks, demonstrations and workshops to look forward to at Melton PieFest later this month

The glorious art of traditional pie-making in the UK will be celebrated as PieFest returns to Melton later this month.

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