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Author Archives: Helen Pettman

ACTIVE ARTS LE8 5PR RECRUITING ARTISTS – EXHIBITION 29TH FEB AND 1ST MARCH 2020

Active Arts are looking ahead to this year’s Art Exhibition in Countesthorpe College, LE8 5 PR on Saturday and Sunday, February 29th and March 1st and we would be grateful please for some publicity please-see entry details here: Entry forms are on the Active Arts web site https://www.activearts.info/artex2019  and artists are asked to fill one in and return it by February ... Read More »

GEORGE’S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE – GENERAL HOSPITAL, LEICESTER

Please see their online calendar for further details: https://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/our-news/marvellous-medicine/ January 2020 Title:  Congenital heart problems; not as rare as you think, and they matter Date:  Thursday 23 January – 6pm to 7:30pm Speaker:  Dr Frances Bu’Lock, Consultant Paediatric Cardiologist Venue: Lecture Theatre, Clinical Education Centre, Leicester General Hospital February 2020 Title:  Living with Fibroids Date:  Thursday 20 February – 6pm to 7:30pm Speaker: Dr Neelam ... Read More »

CLAUDIA WEBBE IS THE NEW MP FOR LEICESTER EAST – ELECTED 12TH DECEMBER 2019

Claudia Webbe is the new MP for Leicester East.  Here are the results: Claudia Webbe, Labour – 25,090 Bhupen Dave, Conservative – 19,071 Nitesh Dave, Liberal Democrat – 2,800 Tara Baldwin, Brexit Party – 1,243 Melanie Wakley, Green – 888 Sanjay Gogia, Independent – 329 2019 Turnout 49,421 (63.01%) She made a powerful acceptance speech.  See video. Read More »

General Election 2019 – Leicester East

GENERAL ELECTION – 12THDECEMBER 2019 – Leicester East   MPs have responsibility to three main groups: their constituents, Parliament and their political party.  For their constituents this includes helping and advising on problems and acting as a figurehead for the local area.  MPs should be meeting constituents and local businesses as much as possible.  In Parliament their duties include participating ... Read More »

A TALK ABOUT ‘URBAN BUZZ’ IN LEICESTER BY MICK EATON 27.08.19

A TALK ABOUT ‘URBAN BUZZ’ IN LEICESTER BY MICK EATON   (This talk on 27thAugust 2019 at the Wycliffe United Reformed Church was by Mick Eaton, Horticultural Adviser to Leicester City Council.   It was hosted by Graceworks and organised by Friends of Evington Park.)   Last year Nick Packham from BUGLIFE visited Leicester with an agenda for growing plants that ... Read More »

PIGGY’S HOLLOW – WHAT’S IT FOR?

PIGGY’S HOLLOW – WHAT WAS IT FOR?   In the shadow of St. Denys’ Church lies Piggy’s Hollow, an unassuming mound with a moat north west of the Shady Lane Arboretum.  This site is generally accepted as the location of Evington Manor, a substantial 13thcentury building with stone foundations and slate roof, built by the noble French aristocratic family the ... Read More »

PIGGY’S HOLLOW – GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY – MAY 2019 BY JO INSTONE-BREWER

PIGGY’S HOLLOW – GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY – MAY 2019 BY JO INSTONE-BREWER Geophysical surveys allow archaeologists to look into the ground at natural and manufactured features without excavating.  Excavation is a destructive process, so many different types of research are conducted before a single spade touches the soil.  On top this generates good practice.  Some sites are protected from unnecessary surveying ... Read More »

PIGGY’S HOLLOW – SOME SPECULATION ABOUT WHAT THE SITE MAY HAVE BEEN

  Scheduled monument. Entrance free. List entry no 1010686 First listed Oct. 81   MEDIEVAL MANORIAL COMPLEX – GRID REFERENCE 5K626027   Access:  From Footpath from Church to School Lane or from Arboretum   Owner: Leicester City Council   The largest manor in Evington was owned by the Grey family of Codnore, Derbyshire from the early 13thCentury to the late 15thCentury and ... Read More »

LOROS RESEARCH – EXPERIENCES OF CARERS OF BAME PATIENTS WHO HAVE DIED OF ADVANCED ILLNESS WITHIN LAST 3-12 MONTHS

Matilda Hanjari, who works for LOROS,  IS employed by LOROS to  work on NIHR funded qualitative project titled: ‘Thinking Ahead about Medical Treatments in Advanced Illness’: A qualitative study of barriers and enablers in end-of-life care planning with patients and families from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) background.   As part of this study they will be recruiting bereaved ... Read More »