There has been an outbreak of Avian 'flu in this area.
If you keep poultry you need to take action. You need to register your birds, report any illness or deaths in your birds and make sure your birds are safe from infection.
If anyone finds any dead wild waterfowl or dead wild birds please report them to Defra helpline on 03459 335577.
More information on https://www.gov.uk/guidance/avian-influenza-bird-flu#biosecurity-advice... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 14:11 by Janice Kemp
In 2021 Melton Borough Council received funding from Government to install 41 solar pv systems on private homes. To be eligible the household income needs to be below £30,000 and the property needs to have an EPC (energy performance certificate) rated E, F, or G.
Funds are still available Can you help?
If you know or think anyone may be eligible please provide a copy of the attached letter and... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 14:00 by Janice Kemp
Melton Borough Council is in the process of reviewing its Choice Based Lettings and Housing Allocations Policy and is running a consultation to allow local residents and stakeholders to share their views.
Housing allocations policies determine who can join the housing register for social housing and determine the level of priority which will be awarded based on an applicant's circumstances.
The consultation... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 13:56 by Janice Kemp
Your help is required for Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP) development - public engagement on draft networks
Continuing with our programme of work to inform the Council's approach to providing enhanced cycling and walking facilities in the County, public engagement launches this week asking for people's views on the draft priority cycling and walking networks. These have been developed... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 13:52 by Janice Kemp
Shopmobility Melton have wheelchairs and electric scooters for hire to those in the MBC area who may have problems with their mobility.
The last two years have seen a dramatic reduction in usage and we are keen to have more people use us as spring approaches and longer days and warmer weather are not too far away. Some may be reluctant to use a scooter (training will be provided), some may have just... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 14:23 by Janice Kemp
Spring 2022 Arthritis Action
Join us at an Arthritis Action Group to meet other people living with arthritis and share tips and experiences. Groups are friendly and we actively welcome new attendees. We discuss a variety of self-management techniques. Participants will need to contact us directly for the log in instructions for the meeting, and we have produced 'How To' guides for those not familiar... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 14:06 by Janice Kemp
Melton Borough Council is opening the application process for the Omicron grant schemes announced by central government in December 2021.
Local businesses are now able to apply for the Mandatory Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grant as well as the Omicron Discretionary Business Grant.
Full details are available on the Melton Borough Council website.
Posted: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 14:55 by Janice Kemp
Melton Sport and Health Alliance, which is led by Melton Borough Council, is launching Melton Active Champions to celebrate community contribution to physical activity and health in 2021.
Local residents are encouraged to nominate a group, organisation or individual that deserves recognition for their outstanding contribution 'to inspire more people, to be more active, more often' in the borough.
Posted: Fri, 07 Jan 2022 14:38 by Janice Kemp
The Parish Council have litter picking equipment available for use by residents. You can borrow hi-vis jackets, litter pickers, signs and some rubbish bags. Please do dispose of the litter you collect yourselves.
Contact Janice Kemp M: 07776 419328 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 16:07 by Janice Kemp
As one of the themes for the Queen's Platinum Jubilee next year is going to be "Plant a tree for the Jubilee" there are about 10 Cherry tree seedlings which are now between 6' and 10' tall available.
They are a white double cherry which will grown very large in time.
If anyone would like one or more please let Helen know and she will be happy to show them the seedlings now along with original tree, which... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 15:11 by Janice Kemp