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Resident associations

Residents Associations are made up of local volunteers who operate within specific areas of Melton. These associations give you a voice and focus on the local concerns ranging from housing problems, such as repairs, to environmental or crime issues.

Resident Associations play an important role in building communities and delivering services to the people of Melton.

Resident Associations

Residents Action Group, Egerton

Residents Action Group, Egerton (RAGE) was first established in 2003 to represent the residents of the Egerton Ward.

The group celebrated the success of a new community and Sure Start Children’s Centre, The Cove, that opened in July 2008. This community centre provides activities for all residents like bingo nights, and RAGE hold their meetings there as well. The group work closely with The Grove Primary School, based in Egerton, to communicate with local families and to engage residents.

RAGE organise regular events for the residents of Egerton for a reduced cost. Recent events include bingo, cinema trips and family outings to Skegness. RAGE also provides a regular newsletter to all residents in the area.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all meetings have been postponed, until further notice.

RAGE are always looking for new volunteers. For further information, please contact the Chair Tina Culley on 01664 854622.

Fairmead Residents Association

The residents of the Fairmead Estate established the Fairmead Residents Association to help:

  • eradicate anti-social behaviour
  • deal with litter and grounds issues
  • create a friendly environment for the residents.

There are currently no resident meetings being held in the Fairmead area. If you would like to join the residents group and play an active in role in the Fairmead area, please contact the Resident Involvement Officer, 01664 502 502.

The Fairmead Community Centre was refurbished to create a Community and Sure Start Children’s Centre on the estate. The facility provides even more activities for the residents and encourages better use of health services. For more information, please contact the Resident Involvement Officer.

The South Melton Community Association

The South Melton Community Association, which is also known as the Shout4Residents Association, was formed in 2005 and addresses issues within the South Melton area.

The committee support activities in The Edge Sure Start Children's and Community Centre such as a toddler group, tea dancing and Thai Chi classes.

In October 2008, the new Community and Children's Centre on Dalby Road, The Edge, was completed. There are many activities for the local community. The dedicated committee members are also looking at new ways to engage the community such as a family quiz night and bingo evenings.

During the residents' association meeting on 11 February 2010, it was agreed to change the name of the association to 'Shout4Residents' as this name compliments the residents' newsletter Shout!

Currently due to Covid-19 restrictions, all meetings have been postponed, until further notice.

A newsletter is also produced by the resident association which includes useful information about activities and events in South Melton, competitions and a chance for residents to feedback to the association.

Springfield residents association

The residents around Springfield Street and Brookfield Street in Melton formed a residents' association in their area called the Springfield Residents Group.

Pam Griffiths is the Chairperson, supported closely by officers and councillors of the Council. The group focuses on community events and grounds issues.

Your chair is Pam Griffiths, newly elected in January 2019.

If you would like to become involved or have any issues you want raised on your behalf, please contact the Resident Participation and Support Officer on 01664 502 502.

Currently due to Covid-19 restrictions, all meetings have been postponed, until further notice.

The Town Centre Residents Group

The Town Centre Residents Group was formed in 2006 to address issues relating to the town centre. The main issues these meeting discuss are grounds, environmental issues and housing repairs. The meetings take place on a six weekly basis at St Johns Court.

For more information please contact the Resident Participation and Support Officer on 01664 502 502.

The new chair for the Town Centre Residents Group is Carol Graap, she is also the current Vice-Chair for the Tenants Forum Executive Committee.

Currently due to Covid-19 restrictions, all meetings have been postponed, until further notice.

Sheltered Forums

Three times a year, Tenants Forum Executive Committee representatives visit the four sheltered schemes throughout the borough. These forums are well attended by the residents and discuss issues such as ground maintenance and housing repairs.

Currently due to Covid-19 restrictions, all meetings have been postponed until further notice.

Last updated 6 September 2021
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