News from Melton Times

Melton great-great-grandmother prepares for charity skydive

0 Have your say A Melton great-great-grandmother is preparing to skydive out of an aircraft from 13,000ft to raise money for the air ambulance. Shirley Garratt, who is 80, said her late husband, John, wasn’t keen on her doing the tandem parachute jump...

Friday, 17:04 in Regional East

Welby church flower festival features finest tea sets

0 Have your say More tea vicar? was the theme of two very successful open days at St Bartholomew’s Church, Welby. The church was beautifully decorated with flowers based on a tea subject, as this picture shows. Refreshments were served on both days,...

Friday, 15:05 in Regional East

Stathern set for a big party in the park and you’re all invited

0 Have your say The biggest party in the Vale of Belvoir is booming again. Stathern Party in the Park returns on Saturday with plenty of family entertainment scheduled by the Stathern Recreation Association (SRA). Families are invited to enjoy the...

Friday, 15:05 in Regional East

Melton Borough Council employee receives 40 years long service award

0 Have your say A long standing employee at Melton Borough Council has received recognition for 40 years service. David Jordan was presented with a long service award and gifts by the Mayor, councillor Pru Chandler, at a celebratory event attended by...

Friday, 15:05 in Regional East

Families flock to Open Farm Sunday at Brooksby Melton College

0 Have your say Brooksby Melton College opened its gates to the public on Open Farm Sunday (June 10) when families got a chance to see the busy world of farming up close. As well as being a fun and informative day out for adults and children, the...

Friday, 10:07 in Regional East

Aurora Rotary Club’s static cycle raises £500 for Melton causes

0 Have your say Melton Aurora Rotary Club have taken part in an enjoyable static bike ride at Sainsbury’s to raise money for local causes. Members, friends and family of the club pedalled round Leicestershire passing CAMRA hostelries who sponsored the...

Friday, 10:07 in Regional East

Fire crews battle blazing shed at house in Melton

0 Have your say Firefighters were alerted after a shed caught fire at a house in Melton in the early hours of this morning (Friday). Two crews from the town station battled the blaze, which started at 1.18am in King’s Road, for more than an hour....

Friday, 10:07 in Regional East

Children from Whissendine Pre-school experience a day as a firefighter

0 Have your say Nursery tots have swapped their classroom for a day as a firefighter. The heat was certainly on for the children from Whissendine Pre-school as they were put through their paces at Oakham Fire Station. They were invited to look round...

Friday, 10:07 in Regional East

Church’s day of the dinosaurs in Melton was T-riffic

0 Have your say It was a really roarsome adventure for kids who attended the Melton Jurassic June St Mary’s Church activities morning. As families entered the church there were amazing dinosaur tapestries created by Barbara Clark. They were...

Friday, 10:07 in Regional East

Father and son escape jail sentences after admitting serious assault on Belvoir Hunt investigators

0 Have your say The older sister of the late Princess Diana gave a character reference in court today (Thursday) as two members of the Belvoir Hunt were given suspended jail sentences for seriously assaulting two League Against Cruel Sports...

Thursday, 20:23 in Regional East

Can you be sacked for watching the World Cup at work?

0 Have your say The World Cup is finally here and is set to takeover our lives for the next month. For football fans around the globe the tournament will be the highlight of the year but plenty of the games, especially during the group stages, take...

Thursday, 16:22 in Regional East

NEWSFLASH: Council reopens search for new operator for busy Melton bus route

0 Have your say The search for a new company to run bus services between Melton and Oakham has been reopened because the only previous bid would have seen the taxpayer stumping up more than five times more to keep it going. Rutland County Council...

Thursday, 14:37 in Regional East

Royal Mail bans postal workers from flying England flags from vans during World Cup

0 Have your say Royal Mail has banned postal workers from flying the England flag on their vehicles during the World Cup. The news comes as world prepares for the month-long tournament to kick off in Russia later today. Workers have been told they...

Thursday, 14:37 in Regional East

83-year-old copies of the Melton Times discovered in old fire screen

0 Have your say Copies of the Melton Times dating back 83 years have been discovered in the back of an old fire screen by a startled town resident. Karen Antcliffe, who buys household items to upcycle and sell on, bought the furnishing from a stall at...

Thursday, 12:43 in Regional East

Woman taken to hospital after emergency services attend Asfordby Hill property

0 Have your say A woman was taken to hospital yesterday (Wednesday) after emergency services were called out to a house at Asfordby Hill. Police officers attended a property in the village, along with crews from the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and...

Thursday, 11:32 in Regional East

News Widget for Webmasters

Realtime News


Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30