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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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Win in our #RunEveryDay challenge with Ron Hill

Our Run Every Day Challenge is back for 2016 and there are prizes to be won! This October Melton Sports is teaming up once again with Ron Hill, the leading British running brand, to share and celebrate the simple joys of running. The idea is to encourage people to put together their own run streak...

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The mental health benefits of sport

What do Olympic cyclist Victoria Pendleton, rugby player Jonny Wilkinson, cricketer Andrew Flintoff and tennis star Serena Williams all have in common? Apart from reaching the very top of their sport, they are among a number of stars to have spoken about their battles with mental illness. They have helped to diminish the stigma surrounding...

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Couch to 5k and beyond

Running is probably the best way there is to get fit, lose weight and beat stress – and it’s free. What’s more, if you live in the borough, you don’t have to do it alone for we have Melton Running Club. It meets every Monday at 6.30pm outside the council offices at Parkside and twice...

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Easy ways to get your daily boost

Modern life is fast paced but that doesn’t mean we are moving more. In...

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