'Good progress' is being made towards reopening facilities at Melbourn Sports Centre following their sudden closure last month.

The centre, which is in the grounds of Melbourn Village College, shut down unexpectedly at the end of April when owners Be Active Melbourn Ltd went into liquidation.

Cam Academy Trust - which runs Melbourn Village College - said they are "committed to exploring alternative solutions for the local sporting community".

Initially the trust hopes to be able to reopen the artificial football pitch, school gym and sports hall for community use once staffing and safety requirements have been resolved.

Updates into their progress will be provided at https://www.catrust.co.uk/cat-community/melbourn-sports-centre.


The trust is also taking the opportunity to bring forward planned essential remedial insurance work on the swimming pool and sports centre building, which would have necessitated closure for approximately 12 weeks at a later date.

After that, the next stage of the full reopening process will be to enter discussions with parties interested in taking over the running of the centre and associated facilities.

A spokesperson for the trust said: "The Cam Academy Trust is committed to finding a sustainable solution to retain these valuable community facilities and will continue to provide updates online."