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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 »

HSBC UK LET’S RIDE LEICESTER – SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST

https://www.letsride.co.uk/events/leicester HSBC UK LET’S RIDE LEICESTER – SUNDAY 25TH AUGUST BACK FOR 2019! We’re closing the roads to traffic in Leicester on Sunday 25 August and hosting a free cycling festival for everyone. There’s lots to do – from fun activities and challenges for the whole family to music, local street food and live stunt shows. Plus a few surprises ... Read More »

EVINGTON VILLAGE FETE AND SHOW – 10th AUGUST 12NOON – 5.00PM

You have until Wednesday 7th August at 8.00pm. to make your entry into Evington Village Show.  There are many categories to enter – see www.evingtonfete.org.uk and download the Exhibitor and Show information. There are still some vacancies for stalls.  Book on line at www.evingtonfete.org.uk and click the Exhibitor and Show information button.       Read More »

EVINGTON HEALTH FAIR – 21ST SEPTEMBER 2019

Enjoy finding out how to improve your fitness and health.  Bring the family to join in the activities, indoors, in the park and the arena.  Demonstrations on the cricket pitch and tennis courts.  Stalls, music, health charities, NHS information, crafts, youth groups, Leicester Ageing Together and more. Read More »

EVINGTON RESIDENT USES CPR AND SAVES A LIFE

An Evington resident (who prefers to remain anonymous) was travelling on a 22 bus from Evington to Leicester on 2nd January when a passenger was taken ill and stopped breathing.  As the most knowledgeable First Aider on the bus, she started heart compressions and told the driver to contact the emergency services. The passenger took a breath just before the ... Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM – ASSESSMENT DAY – JULY 2019

          The Evington in Bloom assessment day took judges (Jo Tarrant and Julie Walker)  from East Midlands in Bloom on a three hour tour of Evington in July 2019.  They visited Evington Park and viewed the Burnaby Gardens, the Fruit garden and the new herbaceous border and then they walked along an attractive path to the ... Read More »

Evington Bicycle Club Looks Ahead to 2019

                    Evington Bicycle Club 2019  runs on a Sunday afternoon from 3.00pm to 5.00pm in Evington Park.  It is run by a team of volunteers who encourage beginners to learn to ride.  Parents are encouraged to help their own children.  The team can then prioritise adult learners.   The club has ... Read More »

STOUGHTON FARM PARK AND GARTREE ROAD PLANNING APPLICATION

  STOUGHTON FARM PARK AND GARTREE ROAD PLANNING APPLICATION   An outline planning application (O&WBC 18/001178/OUT) has been received from Oadby and Wigston Borough Council for the demolition of two semi-detached houses located at Stoughton Grange (near the Cow and Plough) and land opposite Stoughton Grange, which is to the South of Gartree Road.  The proposal is to build 20 ... Read More »

TRANSFORMING NEIGHBOURHOOD SERVICES

Leicester City Council are reviewing eleven buildings in Leicester East and Central, including our own Evington library and Coleman Neighbourhood Centre.  The closing date for all consultations in on 25th July.  See www.leicestercitycouncil/tns To state your opinions, pick up a form in any of the buildings.  (All buildings are listed in the link). Read More »

VOLUNTEER 4 GOOD – OPPORTUNITIES IN EVINGTON

VOLUNTEER 4 GOOD is an Environmental volunteer project for people aged over 50 If you have a few hours to spare and want to meet new people, improve your local environment, do something different and learn a new skill then you can sign up for a volunteer event and help make a difference to local environments and habitats. Its easy ... Read More »