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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE IYN (IT’S YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD) GROUPS IN EVINGTON

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE IYN (It’s Your Neighbourhood) GROUPS IN EVINGTON A special event at the City Hall on 31st October was hosted by the volunteer coordinator for Leicester City Council, Penny Brown, to congratulate all the 40 IYN groups in Leicester for their gardening projects. Each of the groups had been assessed in July by Royal Horticultural judges.  At this ... Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM CELEBRATE THEIR SILVER AWARD WITH THE LORD MAYOR, CLLR. STEPHEN CORRALL 20th January 2017

The Lord Mayor of Leicester, Councillor Stephen Corrall congratulated nine volunteers from Evington in Bloom for achieving a Silver Award in the National Finals of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom Awards 2016 and invited them to tea at the Town Hall on 20th January.   This is the first time Leicester has ever been recognised for Horticultural achievement ... Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM IN BRITAIN IN BLOOM FINALS 2016 – SEE THE REPORT

Evington in Bloom was awarded ‘Silver’ in the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom finals 2016.  The judges, Martyn Hird and Glenn Dale came to Evington on 10th August and were taken on a tour and had opportunities to meet the many volunteers who help with the scheme.  Evington was judged in the Urban Community category and they received their ... 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 »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM RESULTS FROM EAST MIDLANDS IN BLOOM 2016

We are pleased to announce that Evington in Bloom received the award of Silver Gilt at the ceremony hosted by Mansfield in Bloom.  Thanks go to Judges Peter Benham and Nelly Jacobs who joined us on July 5th for the tour of Evington. Congratulations go to Mayflower School for achieving a Silver in the School Gardening category.  Betty Illingsworth with ... Read More »

BRITAIN IN BLOOM JUDGES COME TO EVINGTON

Today, Wednesday 10th August, Evington in Bloom welcomes the Britain in Bloom judges Martyn Hird and Glenn Dale to Evington.  We hope they will enjoy the presentation, tour and meeting all the volunteers who help with the scheme at the buffet lunch in Evington Park House. Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM WELCOMES EAST MIDLANDS IN BLOOM/RHS JUDGES

Gardening projects in Evington Today, Monday 4th July, Evington is getting ready to welcome East Midlands in Bloom judges, Peter Benham and Nellie Jacobs to Evington.  They will go on a guided tour and their walking visit will include Evington Park, Graceworks,  Evington village, Evington war memorial, St. Denys Church, Piggy’s Hollow and the Arboretum.  Then they will drive around ... Read More »

Community Action Day in Evington

‘Grow and Thrive’ are organising a Community Action Day at the Rowlatt’s Hill Allotments on Friday 24th June from 10am to 2pm.  These are the allotments off Coleman Road. All welcome and no experience necessary.  Refreshments and tools provided but please bring lunch and suitable clothes. Come and help turn this:   Into this:   Read More »