Melton Borough Council

Contaminated recycling will not be collected

Your recycling bin will not be emptied if it contains non-recyclable item(s) You will need to remove the item(s) and we will empty the bin on your next brown bin collection day.

Click here to see what can go in your brown bins

Domestic violence

If you are experiencing any kind of abuse from a realtive, partner, ex-partner or roomate, you can seek confidential help and advice.

What is domestic abuse?

  • Emotional, mental and psychological: this can include threatening words or behaviour which causes you to feel depressed, scared and affects your quality of life
  • Harassment/stalking: this could include stalking over the phone or physically stalking you by following you or turning up to places where are 
  • Physical abuse: such as hitting, grabbing, rough handling, spitting, total control over your movements and daily routine
  • Sexual abuse: this may be forcing you into sex, or any other sex related acts without your consent

Help at hand:

Police -

Emergency: call 999

Non-emergency: call 101

Helpful websites (external) -

United Against Violance and Abuse (UAVA) - 0808 80 200 28 (calls) & 07715 994 962  (text only) - a consortium of Women’s Aid Leicestershire Ltd, FreeVA and Living Without Abuse proving specialist domestic abuse services

Free from Violence and Abuse (FREEVA) - A Leicester based charity specialising in supporting people affected by sexual/domestic violence.

Direct Gov - directory for different kinds of abuse with appropriate advice/support links

Living Without Abuse (LWA) - 0300 365 0112 - support and advice for those suffering under abuse

NAPAC 0808 801 0331 - supporting adults who suffered any type of abuse in childhood

NSPCC - 0808 800 5000 (adults worred about children) & 0800 1111 (under 18s helpline) - advice and support for adults who are worried about potential child abuse, and a helpline for children suffering abuse

RESPECT - 0808 802 4040 - an anonymous helpline for those concerned about their use of violence and/or abuse towards a partner/ex-partner