Council celebrates LGBT month

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Melton Council has raised the rainbow flag at its Parkside offices to mark the national Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans History month of February.

Flying the flag is a symbol of commitment to the LGBT community and is part of the ongoing work to create a fair and just society.

The council has also started confidential surgeries at its offices hosted by Leicester LGBT Centre on the third Wednesday of each month from (4-6pm) for residents, and (12-4pm) for professionals.

Melton Council deputy leader Pam Posnett, said: “I’m delighted that this service is the first of its kind across Leicestershire and although progress has been made there is still much work left to do.”

For details prior to surgeries call 01162547412.