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PIGGY’S HOLLOW – WHAT’S IT FOR?

PIGGY’S HOLLOW – WHAT WAS IT FOR?   In the shadow of St. Denys’ Church lies Piggy’s Hollow, an unassuming mound with a moat north west of the Shady Lane Arboretum.  This site is generally accepted as the location of Evington Manor, a substantial 13thcentury building with stone foundations and slate roof, built by the noble French aristocratic family the ... Read More »

BELLA WRIGHT REMEMBERED – 100 YEARS ON

BELLA WRIGHT REMEMBERED – CENTENARY   Friday July 5thmarked the Centenary of the much remembered death of Bella Wright of Stoughton known as the Green Bicycle Case. Bella, the twenty one year old eldest child of seven of a farm labourer living in a then tiny cottage in Stoughton left home one late afternoon in July 1919 by bicycle to ... Read More »

Data Protection Policy for Friends of Evington

DATA PROTECTION, PRIVACY AND COMMUNICATIONS POLICY  Background to Friends of Evington; Friends of Evington’s intentions are: To promote for the benefit of the public the conservation protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment in the Evington suburb of Leicester and the surrounding area. To promote for the benefit of the inhabitants of Evington and the surrounding area the ... Read More »

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 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 »

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

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 »

LEICESTERSHIRE CRIME COMMISSIONER WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU

  The new Police Crime Commissioner, Lord Willy Bach, wants the public to get involved and have their say about policing in Leicestershire. The consultation closes at midnight on Friday. Residents are invited to say if they would be prepared to pay an extra 7 pence per week each year as part of their Council Tax. This would reduce the amount of financial ... Read More »

Constitution of Friends of Evington

CHARITY LAW ASSOCIATION   CONSTITUTION FOR A CHARITABLE UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION  Name  The name of the Charity is Friends of Evington.  (1)  To promote for the benefit of the public the conservation protection and improvement of the physical and natural environment in the Evington suburb of Leicester and the surrounding area. (2)  To promote for the benefit of the inhabitants of ... Read More »

Evington Echo magazine for June, July and August 2016

For those of you who follow the Evington Echo news on Facebook and Twitter, this is to let you know that the Evington Echo website has been updated with the  June, July and August 2016 edition of the magazine as a pdf file.  It is another full magazine with lots of information about the things that go on in Evington ... Read More »