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Yesterday (06.09.16) afternoon Evington Road was reopened by police. This follows the section between the London Road and St. Stephen’s Road being cordoned, in order for the Police to carry out enquiries in the area, investigating the incident on September 6th involving a 22 Bus Driver.  The 22 Bus Service will resume it’s regular route, turning from London Route directly ... Read More »


A driver of the local 22 Bus Service has sustained an injury to the torso after being stabbed on Evington Road, he has been taken to hospital to receive treatment for the wound. The attack took place on September 6th, at around 3.40pm. Early reports suggest the 52-year-old had got out of the vehicle to confront somebody kicking and hitting his ... Read More »

SKT WELFARE TEA PARTY MAY 2016 On Saturday 21st May 2016 Evington House hosted the annual Sacred Knowledge Trust Welfare (SKTW) Tea Party. The clouds were apparent but the crowds turned up for a fabulous afternoon of tea and a feast of homemade cakes, scones, savouries, sandwiches & sweet treats. Guests from Birmingham, Bedford & Worcestershire joined the loyal Leicester supporters to help raise funds ... Read More »

BEST PUB – THE DOVE – DOWNING DRIVE, EVINGTON Dan from The Dove said, “I was really pleased that the Dove was chosen by Evington in Bloom for this East Midlands competition. We took over the management here in September 2015 and have worked hard to develop our vision of a pub that is the hub of the community, serving quality food and drinks in a welcoming and ... Read More »


In all the excitement last year about Richard III and this year about Leicester City, something has been forgotten.  Exactly 175 years ago in July 1841, Thomas Cook organised the first package tour: a return trip by train from Leicester to Loughborough.  Little did Thomas Cook know that his novel idea, which aimed to get the good people of Leicester ... Read More »

Evington Scribblers

Leicester Lines has been produced by members and guests of Evington Scribblers and sponsored by Leicester’s ‘Everybody’s Reading Festival’ The group was set up in Evington Library in March 2012 by Nicky Bennison (MA Creative Writing) who led it for approximately a year, supported by funding from Everybody’s Reading. She left to continue her excellent work in a number of ... Read More »