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New FootGolf facility officially launched in Melton

An exciting new sporting craze which combines football and golf, billed as the UK’s fastest growing sport, has arrived in Melton.

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Terminal 1 Skatepark’s Skate and Donate event to raise funds for children’s cancer ward

Terminal 1 Skatepark’s Skate and Donate event to raise funds for children’s cancer ward

Melton’s Terminal 1 Skatepark is hosting a Skate and Donate 2016 event, for skateboarders only, next Saturday (March 19) from 10am with proceeds going to the children’s cancer ward at Leicester Royal Infirmary.

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Quorn Hunt riders and hounds gather in front of Melton's St Mary's Church for last year's (2015) traditional New Year's Day meeting EMN-151230-131718001

Town Estate set to host Melton’s New Year’s Day hunt

Riders and supporters will gather in Melton’s Play Close park tomorrow (Friday, January 1) for the traditional New Year’s Day hunt.

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Bring your cuddly toy to a teddy bears picnic at Sacrewell

Bring your favourite teddy bear to Sacrewell this bank holiday for an awesome adventure at the farm and activity centre near Wansford.

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An artist's impression of the new badger play area at Ferry Meadows. Photo: Davies White EMN-150817-172312001

Plan for new £128,000 play area at Ferry Meadows revealed

Plans for a £128,000 play area at Ferry Meadows with climbing trees, a badger den and slide have been revealed by the Nene Park Trust.

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View of Rutland Water taken at Barnsdale.
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Try fly fishing at Rutland Water

Fishing at Rutland is well under way this season and Rutland Water Fly Fishers are starting their monthly club bank meetings again.

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Movie Maker Kids fun open day at Edenham Village Hall

Movie Maker Kids is opening its doors to parents and young people at a fun open day tomorrow.

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Rutland Spring Fly fair at Uppingham Community College. From left, Matt Gregory with his daughter Holly, 10 and Noah Evans, nine, with his father Chris promote Rutland Youth Fly Fishing Day'Photo: MSMP1003130-019js

Hundreds attend Rutland Spring Fly Fair in Uppingham

More than 230 people travelled from across the country to attend the Rutland Spring Fly Fair in Uppingham on Sunday.

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Hugh Bunker, of the Environment Agency, centre, with James Roche, of the Angling Development Board and Rutland Water Fly Fishing members, from left, Jeremy Ball, Matt Gregory and Chris Evans

Rutland Water Fly Fishers receives donation from the Environment Agency

A FLY fishing day for youngsters has been boosted by a £3,250 donation.

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Huge support for hunting groups

HUNTING groups in the area received overwhelming support on Boxing Day this year.

News

All aboard Thomas for Santa Special on November 27

THOMAS will be at Nene Valley Railway on Sunday for the start of the 30th season of Christmas Santa’s Specials.

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Burghley pumpkin trail. Picture supplied.

Spooky Halloween treat at Burghley until October 30

VISITORS to Burghley House and gardens can tread through crispy leaves this weekend to find hidden pumpkins and receive a treat.

Arts

Annual fair comes to Stamford on October 12

THE ANNUAL October fair will roll into Stamford next week.

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Last year's Rutland Day at Sykes Lane, Empingham. Photo: SM180910-129js

Celebration of county at Rutland Day on September 17

A FAMILY event packed with live music, demonstrations and children’s activities will be held at Sykes Lane, Rutland Water, Empingham, tomorrow from 11am to 6pm.

Music

Discover boating at Elton on September 18

ELTON Boat Club is holding its annual open day on Sunday from midday to 5pm.

Whats on

Steam rally to support Loros on August 28-29

Stapleford Steam Miniature Railway will be open on Sunday and Monday for the second and last time this year as part of a steam rally supporting Loros.

Outdoors

Children have a splashing good time at Bourne swimming pool

BOURNE Outdoor Swimming Pool opens its doors for the summer season tomorrow.

Lifestyle

Osprey family fun day event

THE first of this year’s popular Osprey Family Fun Days will be taking place on Tuesday at the Lyndon Visitor Centre at Rutland Water.

Outdoors

See joys of spring at Sacrewell Farm

THE old stone barn at Sacrewell Farm and Country Centre has once again been turned in to a lambing maternity unit and is now home to several baby lambs.

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