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Closing the gender gap in sport

There is a gender gap in sport – girls not engaging enough with school sports, women less physically active than men – but efforts are being made in Melton to change this. New research from Women in Sport show girls turn away from school sports in high numbers. It surveyed 25,000 girls and boys from...

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Meet our next ‘shop stars’ in sports massage and sports nutrition

Experts in sports massage / biomechanics and sports nutrition will be the next special guests at Melton Sports on Saturday, November 18. Will Goodbourn will be on hand with free advice and short treatments while Arbonne independent consultant Sarah Helstrip will be offering customers the chance to sample its natural Phytosport nutrition range. Will graduated...

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Cool runnings – top tips for safe winter running

The cold weather and dark evenings can be a challenge for any runner but for many winter is their favourite time of year to get out. Here are Melton Sports’ top tips for safe winter running. Feet first – If you’re going to be pounding the pavements more then make sure your running shoes are...

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Giving youngsters the spirit of adventure

For more than 60 years the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme has inspired and transformed the lives of millions of young people from all walks of life. It’s rightly seen as a passport to a brighter future, giving youngsters the confidence, self-belief, life skills and resilience they need as they enter adulthood and is highly...

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Enjoying sport with your dog is paw-some!

Melton is aiming to become the UK’s number one pet-friendly town in a bid to make residents happier and healthier. It’s a winning idea so Melton Sports was quick to sign up, fill a bowl with fresh water and buy some dog treats for our four-legged visitors so all our customers get the best welcome....

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It’s time to roar your support for the Lions

It’s getting real now, the British & Irish Lions fly out to New Zealand next week and play their first warm-up game on June 3. There will be 10 matches in all on the tour and the heat will definitely be on by the time the first of the three Tests against the All Blacks...

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What will your This Girl Can story be?

This Girl Can has become one of the most successful sporting campaigns of recent times, getting women and girls back into fitness or trying something new. It’s back again in 2017 and there will a special timetable of open days and tasters in Melton and the Vale of Belvoir during the week of June 5-11....

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Come and see our ‘pop up physio’

A ‘pop up physio’ session, to help keep you active and injury free, will be the next event to be hosted by Melton Sports. Physiotherapist Vanesha Patel of Melton Physio Pilates will be in the shop from 11am to 2pm on Saturday, March 25, for the free drop-in session. Customers are invited to call in...

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New community lottery is a ‘win win’ for Melton sport

There’s a new fun and simple way for sports clubs and local good causes to raise money – Melton Community Lottery. The initiative has had a successful launch and is already raising £15,000 a year for local good causes, a sum which will only grow as more people play. The weekly online lottery is backed...

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Highlights of the sporting year ahead

It’s not a World Cup or Olympic year but there are plenty of top sporting events to watch out for in 2017 and you can catch a number of them live with a bit of foresight. It also promises to be a big breakthrough year for women’s cricket, rugby and football. Personally I’m looking forward...

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2019 – a year of world cups

2019 is a year of world cups with cricket, women’s football, netball and rugby...

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