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701, 2022

Is your Tourism or Hospitality Business the Best in Leicestershire?

January 7th, 2022|

Leicestershire Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2021 Is your tourism or hospitality business the best in Leicestershire? Applications for the Leicestershire Tourism & Hospitality Awards 2021 are invited for the following categories:   Small Serviced Accommodation of the Year Resilience and Innovation Award Unsung Hero Award Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism Award Best Casual Dining Experience Best Formal Dining Experience Best Afternoon Tea New Tourism Business Award Experience of the Year [...]

701, 2022

Businesses are encouraged to apply to the Omicron Grants Schemes

January 7th, 2022|

Melton Borough Council is opening the application process for the Omicron grant schemes announced by central government on 21st December 2021. Local businesses will be able to apply for the Mandatory Omicron Hospitality and Leisure Grants as well as the Omicron Discretionary Business Grant. Both schemes will be looking to support those businesses most impacted by the new guidance announced on the 8th December 2021, in response to the rise [...]

312, 2021

Christmas Market & Fair is open!

December 3rd, 2021|

The Christmas Market is open and the town is lit up with the traditional Christmas tree taking centre stage in the Market Place. Thank you to Melton BID and Melton Mowbray Town Estate for putting on such a great event. The Mayor and Mayoress have been in town this morning talking to some of the wonderful stall holders. There are festive gifts, local produce and hand crafted wares [...]

312, 2021

Melton Mowbray Christmas Parking

December 3rd, 2021|

Free Parking For Christmas Shopping Free Parking Friday starts today in our long stay car parks at Burton Street, Scalford Road and Mill Street. You can park for free all day on Friday 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th of December. #ShopLocal #ShopMelton this Christmas to support local businesses. Please remember when in town to #ShopSafe. Wash Hands, Cover Face, Make Space. [...]

1611, 2021

Melton Mowbray Christmas Weekend

November 16th, 2021|

Put the first weekend of December in your diary when Christmas kicks off to a flying start in Melton Mowbray with the Melton Mowbray Christmas Market and Christmas Trees @ St Mary’s. The Melton Mowbray Christmas Market will be held in the town centre over the weekend of Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th December, from 10am until 4pm offering an array of traditional festive gifts, local produce, food [...]

2907, 2021

Let’s Paint the Town Red!

July 29th, 2021|

Let’s Paint the Town Red! As part of a YHeritage funded project, during August 2021 a group of young people and their youth workers will be promoting a range of self-developed family activities and trails that have been inspired by Melton town’s historic phrase "Paint the town red". Youth workers Joe Roughton and Kate Champneys have been working with a group of young people that are [...]

1407, 2021

Judging Commences at Artisan Cheese Awards

July 14th, 2021|

Judging commences at Artisan Cheese Awards An exciting day for artisan cheese makers today as the judging commences for the prestigious Artisan Cheese Awards in St Mary’s church. There will be opportunity for members of the public to go along and taste the cheeses between 5pm and 6pm today! Don’t forget this weekend sees the return of the the UK’s Largest Dedicated Cheese Fair 17/18th July [...]

907, 2021

New Link Path for Melton Country Park

July 9th, 2021|

Melton Borough Council and its contractors will be constructing a new link path between the Melton Country Park and the Persimmon Housing Estate. The work is due to commence on Monday 12th July 2021 and is expected to last a maximum of 4 weeks, with the path being ready for use by Monday 9th August 2021. Should there be any delays these will be communicated via Melton Borough [...]

807, 2021

£9.9m bid submitted for funding for town centre development projects

July 8th, 2021|

Melton Borough Council has worked with its public and private sector partners to submit a Levelling Up Fund bid to the government for just under £10m to develop three key sites in the Melton town centre. The bid includes a package of three complimentary projects contributing towards enhancing the Rural Capital of Food offer and bringing in more visitors to the town by creating destinations for a wide range of [...]

1405, 2021

Discover Melton’s Markets

May 14th, 2021|

Melton Mowbray markets offer a truly unique shopping experience. Here's what you can expect when you visit Melton Mowbray’s markets... The vibrant market town has an abundance of specialist independent retailers, tasty bistros and cafes, local producers and let’s not forget the famous markets that can be dated back to the 1086 Domesday Book. The Cattle & Sheep Market, held every Tuesday, is one of the [...]

1405, 2021

Judging for British Pie Awards Moved

May 14th, 2021|

Judging for this year's British Pie Awards will now be in September. The Pie is one of the icons of British cuisine. Savoury or sweet, hot or cold, the British eat millions of them every year. These Awards have been running since 2009 and are a national celebration of British Pies in all their varieties. The Awards, a celebration of the craft and skill of the [...]

1205, 2021

Free food science and technology advice

May 12th, 2021|

Food Enterprise Centre Technologist Service Melton's new Food Enterprise Centre is offering a free food science and technology advice service to local food and drink manufacturing businesses located within the Borough of Melton. Learn about product development, quality management, evaluation, sourcing, scale-up and much more. Initially, you can receive up to two days’ support through direct discussion of your query or brief with the FEC local food technologist, [...]

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