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This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

This is what you can do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

While some people may not be too bothered about their neighbours smoking cannabis in their own homes, others may find it particularly annoying. It’s not uncommon for people to smell an illegal stench when they’re out and about but it becomes worse...

today, 14:14 in Regional East
 
Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday ‘deals’ not all they seem

Black Friday bargains may not be quite the money-saving deals that they appear to be, according to a leading consumer group. Which? has found that 60 per cent of last year’s Black Friday deals could have been obtained for the same price, or less, at...

today, 12:15 in Regional East
 
Check your loose change - you could have a 50p worth hundreds in your pocket

Check your loose change - you could have a 50p worth hundreds in your pocket

0 Have your say Check your pockets, piggy-banks and down the back of the couch now, folks. A rare 50p coin featuring Sir Isaac Newton recently sold on eBay for £120 (240 times its value) - and you could have one worth £245 in your spare change without...

today, 06:58 in Regional East
 
Melton stonemason shocked to win coveted industry award

Melton stonemason shocked to win coveted industry award

0 Have your say A Melton stonemason is celebrating after winning the county’s most prestigious award for tradespeople after helping build a luxury house in Old Dalby using limestone. Paul Knight (46), who lives in Dalby Road, and Oakham stonemason...

yesterday, 19:14 in Regional East
 
Popular male choir Belvoir Wassailers returning to Melton church

Popular male choir Belvoir Wassailers returning to Melton church

0 Have your say Welby Lane Mission Church in Melton is hosting an annual concert by the popular Belvoir Wassailers on Tuesday, November 28, at, 7.30pm. The choir was originally formed years ago from workers of the Belvoir Estate in order to sing at...

yesterday, 16:53 in Regional East
 
What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

What are the last Christmas posting dates for International Airmail?

0 Have your say While many of us are in constant touch electronically with friends and family, the old tradition of sending (and receiving) Christmas cards to far-flung places is one that we still hold dear. But a physical letter’s journey is still...

yesterday, 06:41 in Regional East
 
Fifteenth Melton Christmas Tree Festival will be spectacular and break records

Fifteenth Melton Christmas Tree Festival will be spectacular and break records

0 Have your say Clusters of festive trees are set to flood the beautifully refurbished St Mary’s Church next month for its annual Christmas showcase. This year’s Melton Christmas Tree Festival will have lots more trees booked in than last year and...

Saturday, 12:51 in Regional East
 
Former soldier jailed for eight years for axe robberies in Melton

Former soldier jailed for eight years for axe robberies in Melton

0 Have your say Victims shouted ‘yes’ in court today (Friday) as former soldier Neil Gordon was jailed for eight years for robbing two Melton convenience stores armed with an axe. The 41-year-old, who lived at New Street, appeared by video link from...

Friday, 16:20 in Regional East
 
New medical device could be ‘life-changing’ for Martin’s chronic lung condition

New medical device could be ‘life-changing’ for Martin’s chronic lung condition

0 Have your say A former smoker who had to quit work because of a serious lung condition has praised a new medical gadget he says could be ‘life-changing’ for him. Martin Chesney (63), who lives at Edmonthorpe, has had chronic obstructive pulonary...

Friday, 15:12 in Regional East
 
Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

Study reveals the uni courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

0 Have your say Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies. The analysis by the Institute of Fiscal Studies...

Friday, 13:30 in Regional East
 
Old, new and interesting nativity scenes to illumine Melton’s Sage Cross Methodist Church for Festival of Cribs

Old, new and interesting nativity scenes to illumine Melton’s Sage Cross Methodist Church for Festival of...

0 Have your say Beautiful nativity scenes will take centre stage in Sage Cross Methodist Church when another Festival of Cribs returns to Melton. The popular festive event will feature cribs from around the world, made from many different materials...

Friday, 12:04 in Regional East
 
Donate food to Rotary’s Christmas collection in Melton

Donate food to Rotary’s Christmas collection in Melton

0 Have your say The Rotary club of Melton Mowbray is joining with Melton Belvoir Rotary and Melton Lions to bring a little Christmas cheer to the elderly in the area. Rotarians will be out in force at Sainsbury’s on Friday and Saturday, December 1-2...

Thursday, 16:25 in Regional East
 
Former top cricketer chosen to open Melton farm’s shop and deli expansion

Former top cricketer chosen to open Melton farm’s shop and deli expansion

0 Have your say A family-run farm near Melton is to open its first shop in a £70,000 plus investment. March House Farm, of Top End, Great Dalby, which has been farmed by four generations of the Belcher family, is officially opening the farm shop on...

Thursday, 14:35 in Regional East
 
Thieves stole tools from 161 vans in just six months in Melton local policing area

Thieves stole tools from 161 vans in just six months in Melton local policing area

0 Have your say Thieves have stolen tools from 161 vans in the Melton local policing area in just the last six months. The worrying figures have prompted police to launch a special crime prevention operation to combat the offences. Melton, which also...

Thursday, 13:49 in Regional East
 
Let us know about your Melton borough money-makers for Children in Need

Let us know about your Melton borough money-makers for Children in Need

0 Have your say It’s November, which means it’s time to get behind another Children in Need charity appeal. Whether it’s a hobby, a challenge, or a dare, we want to here about your Melton borough money-makers. The Melton Times will be running a...

Thursday, 12:09 in Regional East
 
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