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Active Arts in Countesthorpe

Active Arts are certainly living up to our name this Spring, with a variety of events to invite you to! Saturday 27th  will see the Helix Ensemble’s Annual Concert in St Andrews Church Countesthorpe LE8 5QX, described as ‘music old and new combined in a concert full of rhythm and melody’.  Conductor Toby Purser who regulars will remember from two ... Read More »


This year, 2015, Evington in Bloom was judged the best urban area in the East Midlands and have been invited to enter Britain in Bloom in 2016.  The shield shown in the picture was won by Evington 23 years ago and it is now back again. Cllr. Deepak Bajaj said, “This is a fantastic achievement and I am so proud ... Read More »


CAMPAIGN FOR A SAUNA AT EVINGTON LEISURE CENTRE (From left to right: Cllr. Deepak Bajaj, Luke Morgan (Centre Manager), Steadman Carter and Chris Skill (Duty Manager) Cllr. Deepak Bajaj (councillor for Evington ward) has launched a campaign to extend facilities at Evington Leisure Centre. The petition says: “We the undersigned request the Leicester City Council to provide a Sauna facility ... Read More »


LAUNCH OF DIABETES AWARENESS IN EVINGTON Ahead of World Diabetes Day on Saturday 14th November, the Silver Star charity’s mobile diabetes unit was at Evington Leisure Centre on Monday 9th November to launch diabetes awareness in Evington. Cllr. Deepak Bajaj said he was delighted to launch the first event at Evington Leisure Centre and was grateful to Silver Star Charity’s ... Read More »


    FESTIVAL OF MAKING AND MENDING The Festival of Making and Mending was held on 31st October at the Queen’s Meeting House and was organized as part of the network of people called ‘Transition Leicester’, who share the aim of taking practical action to make Leicester into a thriving, resilient and low-carbon city. For more information about Transition Leicester ... Read More »

Evington – Medical – Clauda Equina Syndrome

      Annie Glover is the driving force behind Cauda Equina UK, the UK’s first and only charity for Cauda Equina Syndrome based here in Leicestershire. With her bubbly, confident personality and her elegant style only the walking aids beside her desk give an outward sign to the devastation caused to her life just five years ago by this ... Read More »

Glenfield Tunnel – Evington Echo

  After years of remaining hidden and derelict, the Glenfield Tunnel has been opened for tours as part of Leicestershire Heritage Open Days. It is an important part of British history and a jewel that highlights the pioneering development that took place during a century fuelled with progression and growth. When completed in 1832, the mile long tunnel was the ... Read More »

Evington politics – ward map, councillors’ surgeries and August 2015 ward meeting

http://www.cabinet.leicester.gov.uk:8071/documents/s69300/EvingtonWardMap.pdf Map of Evington ward after the boundary changes in May 2015. Evington ward was increased and has three Labour councillors representing the area.     The last Evington Community Meeting was held on 27th August 2015 at the Coleman Neighbourhood Centre, Balderstone Close, Leicester LE5 4ES and ably chaired by a new councillor for Evington ward called Cllr. Sue ... Read More »

Evington Library – Pledge Day

A Pledge Day was held at Evington Library on Saturday 11th July to set a Guinness World Record for the highest number of people pledging to take part in a children’s reading campaign. There were also some fun activities for children to take part in on the day. There was an excellent turnout of over 120 people pledging to help ... Read More »

Leicester Libraries – Summer Reading Challenge 2015

  Evington Library is running a Summer Reading Challenge this year between Wednesday 1st July and the 31st of August on the theme of ‘Record Breakers’. It is aimed at children aged from 0-15 years of age. Participants will need to visit the library 6 times and read 6 books to win some great Record Breakers treats. Some of these ... Read More »