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MV16 achieved ‘a superb set of A-level results’ this year

0 Have your say Melton Vale Sixth Form College (MV16) head, Kirstie Black, said her students achieved ‘a superb set of A-level results’ this year. Youngsters are today (Thursday) due to attend the Burton Road college to get their results. And Mrs...

today, 06:52 in Regional East

Volunteers sought for community litter picks across Melton

0 Have your say If you are fed up with the build-up of litter in the area where you live in Melton would you be prepared to join a community litter pick to deal with it? Residents’ group Melton Matters wants to set up regular purges of badly littered...

yesterday, 12:41 in Regional East

Polish trips help Paul indulge his lifelong passion for steam trains

0 Have your say Fifty years ago this month saw the end of the romantic age of steam train travel in the UK. Passengers paid 15 guineas - around £185 in today’s money - to travel on the return service from Liverpool via Manchester to Carlisle in August...

yesterday, 11:05 in Regional East

Good luck to Melton’s A-level students !

0 Have your say Good luck to everyone in the Melton area who is preparing to get their A-level results tomorrow. We will be at MV16 to talk to students and staff and take photos of those who are celebrating. Look out for our coverage tomorrow on...

yesterday, 10:59 in Regional East

Here is what to do if you think your neighbours are smoking cannabis

People smoking cannabis in their own homes continues to cause problems in some communities across our region. This can create a problem for neighbours who have to put up with the notoriously punch stench wafting towards them. While some people may not...

yesterday, 10:59 in Regional East

NEWSFLASH: Centrebus to operate Melton to Oakham bus services again after U-turn

0 Have your say The busy bus route between Melton, Oakham, Uppingham and Corby will once again be run by Centrebus after it was handed a new five-year contract. The future of the RF1 service, which carried 120,000 passengers last year, looked under...

Tuesday, 18:53 in Regional East

Fun hour of dance in Syston to support children’s hospice

0 Have your say A Syston company which provides resources, teacher training, PPA cover and dance events to primary schools across Charnwood and the Melton borough is running its first charity event next Thursday (August 23). JumpStart Dance is hosting...

Tuesday, 16:02 in Regional East

Pets At Home Melton store helps raise £50k for Alzheimer’s charity

0 Have your say Pets at Home in Melton has helped raise more than £50,000 for Alzheimer’s Society. The company has partnered with the UK’s leading dementia charity to improve the in-store experience for customers living with the illness. Over the...

Tuesday, 15:55 in Regional East

Melton dairy wins prestigious three Great Taste awards

0 Have your say A dairy in Melton is celebrating new awards success for its cheeses. Colston Bassett Dairy was given a rating of three Great Taste stars for its Shropshire Blue cheese at the Guild of Fine Food awards. In addition, the dairy’s renown...

Tuesday, 15:07 in Regional East

Nearly 40 new jobs to be created if Melton nursing home extension is approved

0 Have your say Councillors are expected to approve plans for a 36-bedroom extension and five bungalows at a Melton care home this week which will result in almost 40 new jobs being created. The single-storey development will see 36 en suite rooms...

Tuesday, 14:42 in Regional East

Plans for 82 new homes on site of former Vale of Belvoir cheese factory

0 Have your say Controversial plans to build up to 82 homes on the site of a former cheese factory at Harby will be considered by Melton councillors on Thursday evening. Nigel Griffiths, of First Provincial Properties, has applied to carry out the...

Tuesday, 12:51 in Regional East

Rutland and Melton RNLI’s summer prize draw raises £1,245

0 Have your say The Rutland and Melton branch of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has announced the winners of another successful summer prize draw. A total of £1,245 was raised pushing the annual fundraising figure to a little over...

Tuesday, 11:05 in Regional East

Thousands raised for Parkinson’s UK in Hamilton Melton charity fun run

0 Have your say Excited families got together and had great time on Sunday at a Melton fun run and fun day in aid of Parkinson’s UK. Over a hundred runners donned suitable footwear and participated in the Hamilton 3.4 mile race from Hamilton Tennis...

Tuesday, 11:05 in Regional East

Schemes to help vulnerable Melton people keep safe in a medical emergency

0 Have your say Melton residents are being urged to take part in two schemes which aim to ensure elderly and vulnerable people are safe in the event of a medical emergency. Leicestershire County Council has adopted the ‘Message in a Bottle’...

Tuesday, 09:53 in Regional East

Pedestrians injured after car crash near Houses of Parliament

A number of pedestrians have been injured after an incident outside the Houses of Parliament, police have confirmed. A crash involving a car has taken place by the barriers outside the Houses of Parliament earlier this morning. An armed response team...

Tuesday, 08:32 in Regional East

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