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COME AND COOK – A NEW COURSE IN EVINGTON

A new WEA ‘older and wiser’ course will be starting at Evington Village Hall LE5 6FA  on Wednesday 30th Nov and continuing on Wednesday 7th December and Wednesday 21st December 2016 from 2.00pm – 4.30pm. This course is called ‘Come and Cook’ and invites the over 50s living in Thurncourt, Evington, Belgrave, Wycliffe or Spinney Hills to come and try ... 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 »

RUMMY GROUP MEETS EVERY FRIDAY AT EVINGTON PARK HOUSE

At 2pm on Friday afternoons, racks are placed on tables and numbers picked by the group that meets weekly for a friendly game of rummy at Evington Park House. Around twelve people currently attend the club and spend an hour and a half engrossed in play. Rummi is a card game involving 2, 3 or 4 players that can also ... Read More »

22 BUS TIMETABLE CHANGE

One of the two bus companies operating the 22 Bus has announced changes to the service that came into effect on August 28th.   First Leicester has released a new timetable, which they claim will improve reliability on the route. The alterations appear to be minor, with buses still running at 12 minute intervals for the majority of the day, between ... Read More »

EVINGTON DRIVE BABY FOX IN TROUBLE

  Rachel Curtis is an avid nature lover. One recent Saturday morning she was looking over her garden fence which backs on to the local scout hut when she spotted a baby fox apparently asleep under the goalposts. She was quite surprised because she hadn’t seen a fox in the area for some time. The following morning (Sunday) she took ... Read More »

GOVERNMENT CHANGES TO GCSE RESULTS TRACKING

The Government has made significant changes to the ways in which we interpret our GCSE results. In previous years, schools were judged on the percentage of students who achieved 5 or more GCSE grades at Grades A*-C, including English and Maths. However, a key new measure is known as Progress 8 – the results of every student at every grade ... Read More »

EVINGTON PARK BOWLING CLUB CHARITY GALA

This years club charity gala was in aid of the MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT. Members, friends and families enjoyed a sunny Sunday afternoon bowling in aid of the above charity, followed by an excellent buffet tea. The club’s special events organiser, Warwick Pople, is shown in the photograph presenting a cheque for £800 to the Fundraising Manager, Leicestershire and Rutland, Ms. Jo-Anne Wilson. ... 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 »

POLICE AND CRIME PLAN FOR A PUBLIC FOCUSED POLICE SERVICE

As I develop my first Police and Crime Plan I want to make sure that it reflects the issues that local people say are important to them.  It needs to meet their policing needs and expectations.   That’s why I’m asking for your help.  You may have heard about my new online public survey which has now ‘gone-live’.   The responses to ... Read More »

EVINGTON VILLAGE – HERITAGE OPEN DAY – 10TH SEPTEMBER 2016

FRIENDS OF EVINGTON AND EVINGTON HISTORY AND HERITAGE GROUP HERITAGE OPEN DAY SATURDAY 10TH SEPTEMBER 2016 TOUR OF EVINGTON (A Heritage Village) Walking tours start at 11am and 2.30pm from Evington House LE5 6DE Tours last about 1hour 30 mins. with stops (Visiting Evington House and Park, Main Street, Evington Chapel, The War Memorial, St. Denys Church and Piggy’s Hollow) ... Read More »