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Melton poultry owners ordered to take protection measures after new bird flu scare

0 Have your say Poultry owners and keepers in the Melton area have been ordered to take extra biosecurity measures after fears of another outbreak of bird flu. In December 2016, the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) ordered UK...

Thursday, 16:22 in Regional East
 

Melton hotel still faces an uncertain future

0 Have your say The future of the Scalford Hall Hotel, near Melton, remains uncertain after it reopened last week following a short period of closure. We reported last week how 35 full and part-time staff were re-employed under new management after...

Thursday, 13:00 in Regional East
 

Fallen trees block roads in the Melton area following night of strong winds

0 Have your say Work is ongoing to clear fallen trees across the Melton area after last night’s (Wednesday’s) high winds. Trees fell across Welby Lane at Asfordby Valley and on Six Hills Lane, between Grimston and Wartnaby. Another tree came down on...

Thursday, 12:44 in Regional East
 

Melton police chief steps up fight against crime

0 Have your say Police in Melton are intensifying their fight against crime by targeting prolific offenders and the issues which cause them to break the law, as well as improving the way officers engage with residents. That was the message from Insp...

Thursday, 11:07 in Regional East
 

Melton’s John Ferneley College presents Footloose

0 Have your say A cast and crew of 90 students are set to tread the boards in John Ferneley College’s musical drama Footlose. The school’s 12th annual production has required hours of rehearsal, and countless hours of time and effort have been put...

Thursday, 10:44 in Regional East
 

More volunteers sought by Melton St John Ambulance unit

0 Have your say The Melton unit of St John Ambulance is operating with only half the number of first aiders it needs to cover local events and emergencies. The organisation is sounding an appeal this week for more volunteers to train up, with a team...

Thursday, 09:44 in Regional East
 

MP demands police act after vicious Melton dog attack

0 Have your say A Melton woman whose terrier was viciously attacked by another dog and required life-saving surgery is angry that police declined to investigate the incident. She was told by officers that it was a matter for the council to look into...

Thursday, 07:23 in Regional East
 

Poignant flypast for Tilton villagers

0 Have your say Villagers gathered on Tuesday to watch a commemorative flypast of four helicopters with a particular poignancy for their community. The event, at Tilton-on-the-Hill, was part of a special flight journey across the UK for the Army to...

Wednesday, 15:47 in Regional East
 

Melton Rotary clubs want creative children to enter youth competitions

0 Have your say Creative children from the Melton borough are invited to enter the first phase of four youth competitions this spring. The Rotary Club of Melton Mowbray Belvoir and the Rotary Club of Melton Mowbray want youngsters to enter their Young...

Wednesday, 12:10 in Regional East
 
Family and friends rally behind Asfordby man diagnosed with cancer on his birthday

Family and friends rally behind Asfordby man diagnosed with cancer on his birthday

0 Have your say An Asfordby man who was diagnosed with cancer on his birthday has sparked a family fundraising effort which has raised hundreds of pounds for charity. A doctor gave Andrew Ogleby the devastating news about his illness on the day he...

Tuesday, 18:48 in Regional East
 
Regular Saturday family fun returns to Melton church

Regular Saturday family fun returns to Melton church

0 Have your say Saturday marked the return of the activities mornings at St Mary’s Church in Melton, and what a celebration it proved to be for visitors of all ages. Things got underway in the Market Place when at 10.15am, New St George Morris dancers...

Tuesday, 16:13 in Regional East
 
Melton dog enthusiast Michelle doing first London Marathon for Dog’s Trust

Melton dog enthusiast Michelle doing first London Marathon for Dog’s Trust

0 Have your say A passionate dog lover from Melton aims to raise £2,000 for Dogs Trust by completing the London Marathon in April. First-time runner Michelle Young, 33, is doing the 26.2 mile race because it’s something she’s always wanted to cross...

Tuesday, 15:34 in Regional East
 
Major employer in Melton names its new boss

Major employer in Melton names its new boss

0 Have your say A new group chief executive has been named for a leading food manufacturer in Melton Mowbray after a nine month wait. Samworth Brothers, of Leicester Road, has named Flor Healy (55) as its new boss. He replaces Alex Knight who left as...

Tuesday, 12:33 in Regional East
 
Asfordby woman pleads guilty to assaulting another woman

Asfordby woman pleads guilty to assaulting another woman

0 Have your say A 25-year-old Asfordby woman has been fined £108 after admitting assaulting, by beating, another woman at an address in the village. Kayleigh Danielle Walling, of Asfordby Place, appeared before Loughborough magistrates in connection...

Tuesday, 12:21 in Regional East
 
Busy start to the new year for Melton business park

Busy start to the new year for Melton business park

0 Have your say The New Year has got off to a brisk start for Melton’s Pera Business Park which has just welcomed its latest arrival. Osteopath Mitchell Hopewell-Lovett is moving his clinic to the Nottingham Road based park as he seeks to grow his...

Tuesday, 11:41 in Regional East
 
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