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FRIENDS OF PIGGY’S HOLLOW

Piggy’s Hollow is a site of historical interest and is also part of the Arboretum that is situated near to Evington Village centre and Evington Golf Course. It is one of the best medieval moated sites in Leicestershire.  You can clearly see the moat and the platform in the middle.  There would have been a Manor House on the platform ... Read More »

Evington Bicycle Club Looks Ahead to 2018

  Evington Bicycle Club is planning for the future. 2017 saw an increase in membership and the club is to consult on plans for 2018 at a committee meeting, after the season’s end, in October. In 2017 the club welcomed Leicester Wheels for All, b-buddies and  Ride Leicester Festival (open gallery) to its regular Monday club meetings.    Most of the club’s ... Read More »

GROW AND THRIVE IYN IN EVINGTON – SEE DATES OF AUGUST 2017 GARDENING COURSES

This It’s Your Neighbourhood Group called ‘Grow and Thrive is able to put on free gardening courses at Rowlatt’s Hill Allotments, thanks to funding from the National Lottery ‘Awards for All’ which was applied for and given to Friends of Evington/Evington in Bloom.  The tutor for the course is Samantha Woods.  Contact Jessie Cooke at j.cooke@tcv.org.uk or Samantha Woods on ... Read More »

Downing Drive Friends and Neighbours Litter picking

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 »

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

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 »

PARKING IMPROVEMENT PLAN 2016 – 2019

PARKING IMPROVEMENT PLAN 2016-2019 Leicester City council have an on-line parking improvement consultation survey, which is asking you to give your views. https://consultations.leicester.gov.uk/city-development-and-neighbourhoods/parking-improvement-plan. The Action plan states the aims: to meet the needs of people who live, work and visit Leicester. The objectives are encouraging growth of the local economy, inward investment and visitors, with providing high quality parking facilities ... Read More »

‘POKEMON GO’ GUIDE TO EVINGTON by Ben Harding

Anyone that had any contact with children during the 1990’s will surely be familiar with the concept of Pokemon, the exotic ‘pocket monsters’ that played an integral part in the childhood of many millennials. The sensation that  involved trading cards and gorping open-mouthed at a Game Boy has transitioned to the iPhone and has once again grasped the attention  of ... Read More »

EVERYBODY’S READING FESTIVAL COMES TO EVINGTON – THURSDAY 6TH OCTOBER 2016

EVERYBODY’S READING FESTIVAL – THEME ‘SCHOOL MEMORIES’ ‘Evington Scribblers’ meet fortnightly in Evington library on Thursdays.   They are a community group that is supported by Evington library. As part of the EVERYBODY’S READING FESTIVAL’ from 1st – 9th October, they will be holding a ‘School memories’ session on Thursday 6th October from 10.30am – 12.30pm. You are invited to ... Read More »

Spanish Tapas Class

  On July 30th St Denys’ Parish Centre played host to ‘Cooking Spanish Tapas – the healthier way!’, the perfect way to spice up anyone’s weekend. The selection of treats included: Patatas Bravas, Cracked marinated Olives, Cheese & Olive Empanadillas and Pan-fried Chorizo & Rustic Bread. All the food created a gorgeous aroma that could be smelt all around, and ... Read More »