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Mitzvah Day 2015

  The Leicester Progressive Jewish Congregation held their annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday 22nd November at the Synagogue on Avenue Road, Stoneygate. The event formed part of Inter faith week and was open to people of all faiths and none. Challah, the plaited Jewish bread traditionally baked for Sabbath and holidays, was made by the 39 people that visited the ... Read More »

Mitzvah Day – Challah Recipe

Challah Recipe Ingredients: 750g strong white or wholemeal flour 75g sugar 3 tablespoons of oil 1 egg 1 sachet of yeast 2 1/2 tablespoons of salt about 350ml of tepid water   1egg for eggwash and poppy or other seeds   Method: Mix ingredients in a large bowl to form a dough. (TIP: Keep yeast and salt apart until you ... Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM PRAISED BY COUNCILLOR

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

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 »

EVINGTON COUNCILLOR PRAISED BY SILVER STAR DIABETES CHARITY

Councillor Deepak Bajaj (Evington ward councillor) organized the first launch of the Silver Star World Diabetes Day Roadshow last week at Evington Leisure Centre, Leicester. The event was a tremendous success and attracted a number of local residents to be screened for Diabetes. The Silver Star Diabetes is a registered charity. The Charity runs Mobile Diabetes Units (MDU’s) and campaigns ... Read More »

Evington History and Heritage Group

This monthly meeting at Evington Park House (LE5 6DE) welcomes Neil Finn on Vernacular Building Traditions in Leicestershire. 7.00pm to 9.00pm.  Use the car park by the side of the house.  The entrance is along Cordery Road.   Read More »

EVINGTON LEISURE CENTRE – LAUNCH OF DIABETES AWARENESS CAMPAIGN

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 »

LEICESTER – FESTIVAL OF MAKING AND MENDING – TRANSITION LEICESTER

    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 »

Leicester groups – It’s Your Neighbourhood – Pruning Fruit Trees

The next IYN forum will be on Monday 26 October, 1.30 – 3.30, at Eyres Monsell Community Centre, Hillsborough Road Leicester LE2 9PQ.  The topic will be pruning fruit trees.  The first part will be a talk by Mick Eaton and the second part a practical session at Featherstone Drive Community Orchard.  Bring your own secateurs.  For further details, please contact ... 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 »