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Teddies go on tour at Melton activities morning

0 Have your say Teddy bears of all shapes and sizes could be found in St Mary’s Church, Melton, earlier in the month for the latest activities morning based on a teddy bears picnic. One teddy even got a bird’s eye view of the town after joining a...

56 min. ago in Regional East
 

Worthy Melton borough causes share cash from Great Rempstone Steam and Country Show

0 Have your say Deserving causes which applied for funding from organisers of the Great Rempstone Steam and Country Show have received their £500 donations. Due to the success of previous shows, particularly 2017’s “record-breaking” event, the...

56 min. ago in Regional East
 

Melton pet store will let kids get up close to animals at summer workshops

0 Have your say Parents in Melton can take their kids to a series of fun, free pet workshops at Pets at Home this summer, which will educate the next generation of pet owners on how to care for pets responsibly. Children can expect to find out about...

56 min. ago in Regional East
 

Kids have a whale of a time at open evening for new Melton Little Robins Pre-school

0 Have your say Children and their parents were invited to look round a new pre-school in Melton during an open evening. Little Robins, in the community centre at St Mary’s Primary School, opened its doors for families to roam free either indoors in...

56 min. ago in Regional East
 

How the UK is blind to veterans taking their own lives after serving their country

0 Have your say Veterans who end up taking their own lives often go under the radar and are the forgotten victims of war. Campaigners say it is imperative their battles do not go overlooked and want more studies to be carried out to get a better...

yesterday, 16:19 in Regional East
 

Firefighters tackle blazing barn at Eastwell

0 Have your say Firefighters are tackling a blaze in a barn at Eastwell this morning (Friday). Two crews from Melton and a water carrier team from Loughborough were deployed to the incident, on Stathern Road, shortly before 9am. Leicestershire Fire...

Friday, 14:30 in Regional East
 

Here’s what PTSD is and its impact on British veterans explained

0 Have your say Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is the most common mental health issue that Combat Stress treats. PTSD is one of a few mental health conditions where you have to have gone through a specific type of traumatic event to get it....

Thursday, 16:54 in Regional East
 

Queniborough drug dealer jailed for 12 years following disabled man’s murder

0 Have your say A Queniborough drug dealer was jailed for 12 years today (Thursday) after being part of a gang connected to the murder of a man in a deal which went wrong. Christopher Cunningham-Pithouse (24), of Glebe Road, pleaded guilty at a...

Thursday, 16:54 in Regional East
 

Why PTSD and suicide must not be allowed to define our brave Armed Forces

0 Have your say PTSD and suicide must not be allowed to define our brave Armed Forces. It is a myth that most veterans are ‘broken’. The reality is that most veterans successfully adapt to life after the military and flourish in the civilian world....

Thursday, 16:54 in Regional East
 

Send us your photos if you are doing something special in Melton on Saturday

0 Have your say Summer has truly arrived and as the temperatures have hit a high over the past few weeks, everybody is looking for any excuse to have fun in the sun. And, whether it’s heading out for a family picnic, enjoying a leisurely stroll at a...

Thursday, 14:18 in Regional East
 

Melton youth club praised after crucial funding keeps it going

0 Have your say A Melton youth club has been held up as a shining example of how a community should support its young people by the county police and crime commissioner as he provided £10,000 to keep it going for another year. Lord Willy Bach praised...

Wednesday, 20:24 in Regional East
 

Get your nominations in for Melton Times Achievement Awards 2018

0 Have your say Do you know someone in the Melton area who has achieved something special in business or who should be recognised as a real community hero? If you do, we want to hear from you because the nominations for this year’s Melton Times...

Wednesday, 17:17 in Regional East
 

Mother tells of continual torment after son commits suicide following horrors of military service in...

0 Have your say Every day June Black apologises to her son Aaron while looking at a photograph of him in his military uniform. “Sorry for not letting you use my computer and telling you to go and use your mate’s, sorry for not doing your washing that...

Wednesday, 17:17 in Regional East
 

Residents celebrate their Melton Community Lottery winnings

0 Have your say Two Melton residents have been celebrating their winnings on the Melton Community Lottery. David Glover scooped £2,000 by matching five numbers and Sally-Anne Morgan won a 16GB Amazon Fire tablet computer after being drawn out by...

Wednesday, 17:17 in Regional East
 

Melton mum backs hospice campaign after losing her dad while heavily pregnant

0 Have your say A Melton woman is supporting a hospice fundraising campaign in memory of her father who died when she was eight months’ pregnant, and never got to see his new granddaughter. Catherine Ashman-Lee, who is 30, has bought a £25 wrought...

Wednesday, 15:24 in Regional East
 
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