The Blog

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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We’ve taken the Scout and Guide pledge

Melton Sports is delighted to announce it is now an approved stockist of official Scout and Guide uniform and we look forward to welcoming and serving Rainbows, Brownies, Beavers, Cubs, Guides and Scouts and their families for years to come. A generation ago Allsports, based in the exact same premises in King Street as we...

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Melton Sports’ Twelve Days of Christmas

As the festive season is fast approaching here is Melton Sports’ version of the Twelve Days of Christmas. It’s packed full of gift ideas for the sporty people and sports fans in your life. All together now, ‘On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me . . . 1 British &...

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The best sports podcasts

Sports podcasts are becoming increasingly popular so Melton Sports has ridden the airwaves and...

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