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Be part of England’s sporting history

It’s been a great summer of sport with the FIFA World Cup, Commonwealth Games and European Athletics Championships and there’s still the Ryder Cup and cycling’s Tour of Britain to come. But now is the time to be on your blocks if you want to be part of one of 2015’s major sporting events –...

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How to start running

Running is for everyone, but if you haven’t really run before how do you get started? The key is to build up your fitness gradually . . . and you start by walking. Walk for a time that feels comfortable and once you can walk for 30 minutes easily, add one to two minute running...

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A new sports shop for Melton

Melton has been without a sports shop – until now that is – for about eight years so I’m delighted to be picking up the baton. But what makes this more special is the fact I am following in the footsteps of a Melton institution – Allsports. This fondly remembered shop served the town and...

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So, why open a sports shop?

It’s a question I’ve asked myself repeatedly over the last two months with so many hurdles to overcome before I could even open! Put simply, I believe a town the size of Melton should have one and if no-one else was in a position to start one up then I should take up the challenge....

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Making exercise part of your home routine

Like it or not our lives have changed forever and many of us will...

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