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Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

The National Association of Local Councils (NALC) has joined the Local Government Association (LGA) in endorsing a statement from the political leadership of the Council of European Municipalities...

Community Governance Review

East Suffolk Council (ESC) is carrying out a Community Governance Review (CGR). District-CGR-Terms-of-Reference.pdf (eastsuffolk.gov.uk) A CGR involves asking the public and other interested...

UK Power Networks: Storm Eunice

As a result of Storm Eunice, heavy rain and high winds are due to arrive on Friday 18th February. UK Power Networks has extra field engineers and call centre staff on hand to support any customers...

Avian Influenza Update

The Chief Veterinary Officers for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have agreed to bring in new measures to help protect poultry and captive birds. The new housing measures will come into...

Women’s Tour – 9th October

The Women's Tour cycling event will be taking place in Suffolk on the 9th October. The attached document details the route and timings. Road Closures - A rolling road closure will be enforced....

Abandoned bicycles

On Sunday 29th August two pedal cycles were found apparently abandoned in Saddlemaker’s Lane, Melton. One is a green ‘Carrera Subway’ by Halfords. The other is a blue ‘Majestic...

Forgotten your NHS number?

You're not the only one! A new service is now live to help find your NHS number. This service is for anyone living in England and can also be used on behalf of someone else where the name, date of...

Beacon Shield

The Beacon at the Melton Road playing fields , which was installed as part of the centenary commemorations of the end of WW1, has now been augmented with a shield depicting the Melton emblem (also...

TV Licence for over 75s

If you are over 75 years of age, you may have received a letter in the post recently about buying a TV Licence. After 31st July, TV licences will no longer be free for the over 75s. There is a...

Home, but not alone

A new Suffolk-focused community service has been set up to support people who need help during the COVID-19 pandemic. The telephone line is for those in need who can seek information on support with...

Covid-19 Response

You are all aware of the rapidly developing and changing situation surrounding Covid-19. Melton Parish Council has suspended all forthcoming public meetings. The office will also be closed to members...

Land Divestment from East Suffolk Council

Further to Cllr Porter's article in the December/January edition of the the Melton Messenger, full details regarding the divestment of land from East Suffolk Council (ESC) can be found in the Latest...