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WRITE-ON – LEICESTER’S WRITERS’ SHOWCASE – CENTRAL LIBRARY, LEICESTER

Write On – Leicesters Writers Showcase Central Library Leicester  On Wednesday 15 March from 6.30pm Carol Leeming will be reading from her new poetry collection, “The Declamations of Cool Eye” Q& A Book Signings At Write On, A Leicester Writers’ Showcase at Leicester Central Library on Bishop Street. Free entry, book in advance on 0116 2995401 or at the library. Light refreshments provided. Carol Leeming, FRSA, is ... Read More »

LEICESTER AGEING TOGETHER – ACTIVITIES AT ST. CHAD’S PARISH HALL, COLEMAN ROAD

Leicester Ageing Together

These classes are running at St. Chad’s Parish Hall, Coleman Road in 2017 and are free to members: Craft (Wed. 10-12.30) and Memories of Leicester (Wed. 2-3.30)   We know they’re great activities that really help to engage and bring benefits to older learners, so please help persuade older people to come along and give it a go!  As always, transport can be provided ... Read More »

Downing Drive Friends and Neighbours Litter picking

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Downing Drive Friends and Neighbours invite volunteers to join them for Litter Picking Sessions on Feb 23rd, March 30th and April 27th at 10am at Cafe Blends, Downing Drive.  The session is usually for a couple of hours. Drop in to Cafe Blends to register your interest or just come along. Read More »

BICYCLES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS – EVINGTON

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BICYCLES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS We are looking for volunteers to help us repair some bicycles for use by asylum seekers. We currently have some donated bikes stored at GraceWorks, The Common, Evington ready to be renovated. Once the bikes are roadworthy they will be distributed by the Red Cross, who currently have quite a hefty waiting list. If you are ... Read More »

JOIN TCV AND EVINGTON IN BLOOM FOR A DAY ON THE ALLOTMENTS

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Through a Friends of Evington application, Evington in Bloom were delighted to receive a £9,985 grant from the National Lottery (Awards for All).  The money will purchase a community cabin, a metal toolshed and professionally run gardening courses on the Rowlatts Hill Allotments, Blakenhall Road, off Coleman Road. This community project is in partnership with The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) who rent ... Read More »

EVINGTON ECHO DISTRIBUTION AREA – MEET POLITICIANS

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  EAST LEICESTER MP’S SURGERY Keith Vaz MP for Leicester East holds surgeries every Friday at 123 Belgrave Road between 5.00pm and 6.30pm. For an appointment Tel: 2668008 or casework@live.co.uk   Office open 2pm-5pm Monday. to Thursday. EVINGTON WARD Evington councillors are Cllr. Deepak Bajaj, Cllr. Sue Hunter and Cllr. Ratilal Govind   Tel: 454 6360. Cllr. Deepak Bajaj holds monthly surgeries ... Read More »

Evington Village Hall – Come and Cook – 30.11.16 + 7.12.16 + 21.12.16

Leicester Ageing Together

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 »

EPILEPSY ACTION COFFEE & CHAT GROUP MEETING MONDAY 10th OCTOBER 2016

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National charity Epilepsy Action runs a coffee and chat group to support people living with epilepsy in Evington and the surrounding area.The group meets on the second Monday of each month from 2-4pm at Mercure Leicester The Grand Hotel, Granby Street, Leicester. The group gives people affected by epilepsy and their families a chance to meet other people living with ... 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 »