Tuesday , 18 December 2018
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OADBY REMEMBERS

On the 4th and 5th July St Peter’s Parish Church, Oadby will be hosting a weekend of First World War commemorations events organised by the Oadby Remembers 1914-1918 community project. A brand new exhibition entitled “From Oadby to The Front” will be launched in the church on Saturday morning. The fifth exhibition from the research team, it will look at the ... Read More »

BRITISH RED CROSS – FIRST CALL SERVICE

The British Red Cross has recently launched a new service provision for the residents of Leicester City. This service is called First Call and aims to provide practical and emotional support with post hospital discharge, or assisting people to remain at home, stopping unnecessary hospital admissions. Practical and emotional support at home will be offered for up to 12 weeks, ... Read More »

Evington Park Bowls Club

  Like myself, many of you will have walked past the bowls green in Evington Park without a moment’s thought of what actually goes on the other side of the barrier. Crowded out by the park bushes and shelters provided, a lovely, almost carpet-type bowling green is hiding away out-of-sight and out-of-mind, crying out to be used. As I did ... Read More »

LEICESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL PRE-OPERATION WAITING AREA IMPROVEMENT

Leicester Tigers player Gonzalo Camacho has opened a new reception area for orthopaedic patients arriving for surgery. Richard Power, a clinical director at Evington’s LGH said: ’The new unit will eliminate the walk, which was a few hundred yards, from the admitting ward to the theatre. Sue Nattrass, a general manager at LGH said it was hoped to create a ... Read More »

Leicestershire Speakers

To improve your skills in public speaking join Leicestershire Speakers, who are a group that meet monthly in Blaby, Leicestershire, check out the link below. http://leicspeakers.co.uk Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM PROGRAMME ON SATURDAYS

11th April 10 am the In Bloom group will be looking at all the sites and making a list of jobs to be done in and around the village. Afterwards refreshments will be provided at Evington Park House and the area behind the house will be checked for jobs too. Meet at the Co-op.   18th April 10am there’ll be ... Read More »

Dogs and Litter pickers

Today dogs and local residents enjoyed a walk around Piggy’s Hollow and the Arboretum in Evington and they returned to the Parish Centre at St. Denys Church for refreshments, which included hot-cross buns doggy treats.  Walkers without dogs took litter pickers for a walk.   Read More »

2ND WORLD WAR BOMBER CRASH, ST. DENYS ROAD, EVINGTON – 10th APRIL 1941

10th APRIL 1941 I was seven years old when I witnessed a Hanley Page Hampden bomber crashing into a field bordering St. Denys Road, Evington. This is my recollection of the incident of 73 years ago, although it may differ slightly from that of some of my contemporaries, wherever they may be. Happily, my recollection has largely been confirmed by ... Read More »