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New chairman appointed for Melton Mowbray 41 Club

0 Have your say Melton Mowbray 41 Club has announced John Wood as its chairman for 2018/2019. John Wood has taken over from Tim Bryan, who handed over the responsibility to John at an AGM meeting at The Stilton Cheese Inn in Somerby. 41 Club is a...

yesterday, 16:16 in Regional East

Three-year sentence for 21-year-old man for Melton drugs offences

0 Have your say A 21-year-old man who was thought to be acting suspiciously while travelling in a car in Melton has admitted drugs offences. Mason Zaque Geragthy, of the Swinfen Hall young offenders’ institution, was sentenced to three years by a...

yesterday, 15:56 in Regional East

5 things employers should know about dealing with hot weather in the workplace

WITH the temperatures heating up, it can be a sweltering time for employees who are stuck behind their desk all day. But there are a few things bosses can do to make life slightly more bearable for staff. Peninsula Employment Law Director Alan Price...

yesterday, 13:16 in Regional East

Melton’s X Factor singer to perform charity gig in town

0 Have your say Melton singer Lauren Lovejoy will be raising money for people diagnosed with autism when she performs at the town’s theatre tomorrow night (Friday). Lauren, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, is donating proceeds from her gig, which starts...

yesterday, 12:53 in Regional East

Developers sought to build 91 new homes on two Brooksby Melton College sites

0 Have your say Brooksby Melton College is selling two of its redundant sites which have planning approval for a total of 91 new homes. Developers who take on the King Street location in Melton town centre have permission to build 18 apartments and...

yesterday, 12:53 in Regional East

300 Scouts prepare for Melton’s popular St George’s Day parade

0 Have your say Around 300 Scouts will march through Melton on Sunday for the annual St George’s Day Parade. Six groups from across the district will take part in the event, which starts outside Tuxford and Tebbutt Dairy, in Thorpe End, at 12.30pm....

yesterday, 11:24 in Regional East

Melton law firm poised to create jobs as business grows

0 Have your say A legal services firm in Melton Mowbray is creating jobs to cope with its growing workload. Lawbrook Grace, based at the Pera Business Park, in Nottingham Road, is planning to recruit a number of new staff this summer. The move comes...

yesterday, 10:47 in Regional East

Scores turn out for behind-the-scenes look at Melton’s Pera business park

0 Have your say Scores of guests turned out for a special opening evening to get a behind-the-scenes glimpse at a Melton business park. About 70 people attended the opening evening and drinks reception at the Pera Business Park, in Nottingham Road -...

yesterday, 10:47 in Regional East

Village school’s funding boost

0 Have your say Staff and pupils at a village school are celebrating a funding award of more than £360,000 which will pay for two new classrooms. It follows news that Waltham CE Primary School was rated again as ‘good’ by Ofsted inspectors. The new...

yesterday, 09:34 in Regional East

Record entry from Irish cheesemakers for Melton’s Artisan Cheese Awards

0 Have your say More than 100 of the nearly 500 cheeses to be judged, at St Mary’s Church on Thursday, will come from the Emerald Isle, produced by 25 of the top Irish artisan cheese makers. A number of them will travel over themselves with the...

Wednesday, 18:39 in Regional East

New vegan and vegetarian restaurant and bar opens in Melton

0 Have your say A unique restaurant and juice bar for vegans and vegetarians has opened in Melton town centre. Owners of Apteekki, based in a former manor house on Burton Street, say they are offering a completely plant-based menu and drinks with...

Wednesday, 16:31 in Regional East

Time to get on your bike and register for Melton’s Pork Pie Pedal

0 Have your say Now that Easter is behind us and the sun is starting to shine it is time to think about registering for this year’s Pork Pie Pedal, starting and finishing in Melton. The cycling fundrasier, on Saturday, July 7, is this year supporting...

Wednesday, 12:10 in Regional East

Brian honoured with long service award from Melton Probus Club

0 Have your say A long-standing respected member of Melton Probus Club has stepped down. Brian Mills was awarded a memento by president Ron Marks to commemorate his 17 years of valued service. Brian spent his working life in the education field and...

Wednesday, 11:03 in Regional East

Two people treated by paramedics after Harby road collision

0 Have your say Two people were treated by ambulance crews this morning (Wednesday) after a road collision at Harby. The incident, shortly before 9am on Waltham Lane, was attended by two Melton fire crews and paramedics from East Midlands Ambulance...

Wednesday, 10:19 in Regional East

Thousands set to enjoy CiCLE Classic climax in Melton town centre

0 Have your say Thousands of people are expected to gather in Melton town centre on Sunday afternoon to enjoy the climax of the 14th edition of the Rutland-Melton CiCLE Classic. It is always a thrilling spectacle as top cyclists sprint to the finish...

Tuesday, 18:42 in Regional East

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