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Council services return to town

Melton fire
The fire destroyed most of the council offices in May

Council services at a local authority in Leicestershire hit by a major fire are moving back to the town centre.

Melton Borough Council offices were moved to a temporary location after the fire badly damaged its building in May.

Some of the town services were relocated to Nottingham, but staff have started moving back to refurbished offices in areas not hit by the fire.

The council asked the public to be patient as new equipment and systems were tested.

The main offices have been refurbished and redesigned to accommodate more staff.

The council's call centre will be temporarily relocated to Nottingham Road before moving to Leicester Road.

A council statement said it was hoping a new website and updated telephone system would help them cope with the loss of office space.

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Workers had to use offices in Nottingham for nearly five months




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