Belmesthorpe

News from the Village of Belmesthorpe – Dec 2020

NEIGHBOURHOOD WATCH NEWS  Theft of catalytic converters from motor vehicles has been a recurrent crime in recent years, and a recent recurrence in Melton Mowbray serves as a timely reminder of the need to take steps to prevent this expensive nuisance.  Catalytic converters have a value of £300-400 rising to several hundreds

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News from the Village of Belmesthorpe – Nov 2020

In days gone by, when elections were often subject to irregular practices, voters could be bribed to cast their vote for a particular candidate by having drinks bought for them. Blue was the colour of the Whigs. It was not unknown for wealthy C19th Whig landowners to insist on a

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News from the Village of Belmesthorpe – Oct 2020

LOCKDOWN KNITTERS During lockdown and the months following, the group of local knitters led by Dorothy Dolby of Belmesthorpe, have kept themselves busy making various items of clothing for the charity, Knit For Peace. At the end of August another delivery was made to the Headquarters in London and the

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News from the Village of Belmesthorpe – Sept 2020

How to spot a Remote Access scam A Remote Access scam is when criminals contact you out of the blue, pretending to be the representative of a reputable organisation. This may be a telephone or internet provider or sometimes a bank or other service provider. Once the criminals have your

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