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Adrian Mole at 50.

  We will never know how Adrian coped with his middle-aged crisis. He is bound to be having one! Sue Townsend, the biggest selling UK author of the eighties died in 2014.  There had been talk of a new manuscript but nothing emerged.   Townsend’s agents said that the new story was up to the Sue’s usual high standards.  Mole fans ... Read More »

EVINGTON LIBRARY – WHAT IS THE FUTURE?

The consultation about Transforming Neighbourhood Services is now happening for the East and Central areas of the Leicester City.  It has a deadline of 19th February 2017.  Forms are available at Council sites and on line at www.leicester.gov.uk/tns Friends of Evington trustees think: The Library building should be retained for the Heritage Village of Evington. There could be an improved ... 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 »

LEICESTER – CITY SERIES OF LECTURES

‘City Series’ is a new public lecture series in Leicester focussing on a wide range of urban topics, such as architecture, planning, history and geography. It is being organised by Leicester City Council in collaboration with De Montfort University, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University. The inaugural talk on Thursday 26th January will be delivered by Sir Peter Soulsby and will ... Read More »

Transforming Neighbourhood Services – East of the City of Leicester. Includes Evington.

TRANSFORMING NEIGHBOURHOOD SERVICES IN THE EAST OF THE CITY – 2017 Transforming Neighbourhood Services is about changes to libraries, community services, youth centres, housing offices and local customer service points.  The council want to work with the local communities to make these services fit for the future.  Changes to government funding mean that the Council cannot run the services as ... Read More »

EAST LEICESTER AND RUTLAND CYBER BEAT PROJECT EXTENDED UNTIL 1ST MARCH 2017

  Society has changed dramatically as a result of new technologies, and for many people their “community” is not particularly a geographic one but something that exists online. In September 2016 Leicestershire police started trialling a new project ‘The Cyber Beat’. Two Officers within Leicestershire Police set up online accounts through Facebook and Twitter, the idea being to take the ... Read More »

Evington Bicycle Club looks ahead to 2017

On a cold Sunday morning (18 December) the leaders of Evington Bicycle Club met to check over the cycle fleet.  The club is preparing for the 2017 Summer season which begins on Monday April 3rd at six 0’clock. We’re already looking forward to warmer days! The picture shows one of our great sun-filled events from 2016.  This is the club ... Read More »

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 »