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Join us at our Sport Relief fundraiser

February 21 2018

Melton Sports will be pulling out all the stops for Sport Relief with a special fundraising event on Saturday, March 17. Our special guest at the shop in King Street will be sports massage therapist Vicki Stones Hurrell. She will be offering advice, taping and strapping and short treatments between 11am and 2pm in return...

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Race for Life to beat cancer

January 25 2018

Women and girls looking for a little extra motivation to achieve their 2018 fitness goals should check out Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life calendar. Most of us will know someone whose life has been touched by cancer and there are a number of 5k, 10k and Pretty Muddy events on our doorstep. It’s a...

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Calling all Sport Relief superstars!

March 8 2016

Here at Melton Sports we take sport seriously but like having fun, too, which is why we’re organising an event for Sport Relief, writes Toby Heaver. Join us on Saturday, March 19, between 10am and 2pm and enter a competition, take part in our sweepstake or buy a cake in our Sport Relief bake-off! How...

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Running so others can walk

February 17 2016

There’s a major new event on Melton’s sporting calendar this summer – the Road2Recovery Half Marathon and Fun Run. It’s been inspired by Claire Lomas who to date has raised more than £500,000 for the Nicholls Spinal Injury Foundation (NSIF) to support its groundbreaking research into finding a cure for paralysis. Claire’s story, following a...

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Getting started – low or zero impact activities for you

November 5 2015

Here’s a statement which will make you take notice – ‘Sitting is the new smoking’. It’s a striking claim but one you suspect is correct and it certainly got me thinking about why it’s important to move. And let’s face it most of us could stand to do a little more and we all know...

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Cricket trust gets children active and in touch with the countryside

March 12 2015

Melton Sports has adopted the Belvoir Castle Cricket & Countryside Trust as its charity. We’ve got a quality second hand sports book sale in the shop and are organising a quiz night at Melton Royal British Legion Club on Friday, May 1 (teams of four, £7.50pp to include a Ploughman’s Supper, pop in or call...

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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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