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LEICESTER HUMAN RIGHTS, ARTS AND FILM FESTIVAL, 4th – 10th Dec.

PRESS RELEASE Festival turns spotlight on human rights issues for third year in a row. This year, the Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival runs from December 4 through to December 10. The festival will feature a letter writing campaign, music, poetry, discussions, presentations and a petition, all of which will deal with aspects of human rights. The festival ... Read More »

RUMMY GROUP MEETS EVERY FRIDAY AT EVINGTON PARK HOUSE

At 2pm on Friday afternoons, racks are placed on tables and numbers picked by the group that meets weekly for a friendly game of rummy at Evington Park House. Around twelve people currently attend the club and spend an hour and a half engrossed in play. Rummi is a card game involving 2, 3 or 4 players that can also ... Read More »

EPILEPSY ACTION COFFEE & CHAT GROUP MEETING MONDAY 10th OCTOBER 2016

National charity Epilepsy Action runs a coffee and chat group to support people living with epilepsy in Evington and the surrounding area.The group meets on the second Monday of each month from 2-4pm at Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel, Granby Street, Leicester. The group gives people affected by epilepsy and their families a chance to meet other people living with ... Read More »

WEEK 5 AT THE CHILDREN’S GARDEN ON THE COMMUNITY ALLOTMENT

  RAINBOW GARDEN Hello again! After quite a few weeks we came up the drive to the community allotment, just my mum and I. We went to the polytonal to find a lovely colourful sign that said ‘Grow and Thrive Community Allotment’ which we thought was very smart. There we saw the tyres and pots we had painted before. All ... Read More »

SITTING AND STANDING KEEP FIT CLASS

The Sitting or Standing keep fit classes, in association with the Get Going Together Project and a grant from the Evington Ward, take place every Wednesday afternoon at Evington Park House. The 45-minute long sessions start at 12 noon and classes are open to all, regardless of age and fitness level. There is an opportunity to join in and do ... Read More »

22 BUS TIMETABLE CHANGE

One of the two bus companies operating the 22 Bus has announced changes to the service that came into effect on August 28th.   First Leicester has released a new timetable, which they claim will improve reliability on the route. The alterations appear to be minor, with buses still running at 12 minute intervals for the majority of the day, between ... Read More »

EVINGTON DRIVE BABY FOX IN TROUBLE

  Rachel Curtis is an avid nature lover. One recent Saturday morning she was looking over her garden fence which backs on to the local scout hut when she spotted a baby fox apparently asleep under the goalposts. She was quite surprised because she hadn’t seen a fox in the area for some time. The following morning (Sunday) she took ... Read More »

GOVERNMENT CHANGES TO GCSE RESULTS TRACKING

The Government has made significant changes to the ways in which we interpret our GCSE results. In previous years, schools were judged on the percentage of students who achieved 5 or more GCSE grades at Grades A*-C, including English and Maths. However, a key new measure is known as Progress 8 – the results of every student at every grade ... Read More »

LEICESTERSHIRE CRIME COMMISSIONER WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU

  The new Police Crime Commissioner, Lord Willy Bach, wants the public to get involved and have their say about policing in Leicestershire. The consultation closes at midnight on Friday. Residents are invited to say if they would be prepared to pay an extra 7 pence per week each year as part of their Council Tax. This would reduce the amount of financial ... Read More »

The Witches at Curve

A family trip to the theatre to watch an adaptation of Roald Dahl’s ‘The Witches’, proved to be very enjoyable and entertaining. The audience, both children and adults for whom the book has no doubt been a favourite for decades, were no doubt eager to see a worthy adaptation. Roald Dahl’s vividly descriptive story is certainly done justice on stage, ... Read More »