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EVINGTON LOCAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE GROUP MEETINGS

EVINGTON LOCAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE GROUP MEETINGS St. Denys Parish Centre, Church Road, LE5 6FA Meetings held  from 7.00pm – 9.00pm on the second Thursday in the month at St. Denys Parish Centre.   Contact Chris Hossack on 241 5153, chris_hossack@yahoo.co.uk Read More »

EVINGTON LOCAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE GROUP MEETINGS

EVINGTON LOCAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE GROUP MEETINGS St. Denys Parish Centre, Church Road, LE5 6FA Meetings held  from 7.00pm – 9.00pm on the second Thursday in the month at St. Denys Parish Centre.   Contact Chris Hossack on 241 5153, chris_hossack@yahoo.co.uk Read More »

EVINGTON LOCAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE GROUP MEETINGS

EVINGTON LOCAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE GROUP MEETINGS St. Denys Parish Centre, Church Road, LE5 6FA Meetings held  from 7.00pm – 9.00pm on the second Thursday in the month at St. Denys Parish Centre Contact Chris Hossack on 241 5153, chris_hossack@yahoo.co.uk Read More »

HERITAGE OPEN DAY – 21ST SEPTEMBER

HERITAGE OPEN DAY – 21ST SEPTEMBER Two guided walks through Evington with Chris Hossack starting at St. Denys Church (LE5 6FA) at 11.00am and then again at 2.00pm and finishing at Evington Park House (LE5 6DE) where refreshments are served as part of the Health Fair Event. www.evingtonecho.co.uk Read More »

EVINGTON LOCAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE GROUP MEETINGS

EVINGTON LOCAL HISTORY AND HERITAGE GROUP MEETINGS St. Denys Parish Centre, Church Road, LE5 6FA 17th September  Welcome back to Jo Instone-Brewer to tell us about the geophysical survey of Piggy’s Hollow. Meetings held  from 7.00pm – 9.00pm on the second Thursday in the month at St. Denys Parish Centre  Contact Chris Hossack on 241 5153, chris_hossack@yahoo.co.uk     Read More »

Evington’s Moated site, known as ‘Piggy’s Hollow’

ABOUT MOATED SITES Moats: What were they? Most sites referred to by archaeologists as ‘moat’ only survive as a moat or ditch surrounding an island. The ditches are relatively wide, normally between 3m and 6m.  Excavated examples show that they were usually U-shaped in cross section and about 2m deep and most once contained water.  The majority are no longer ... Read More »

EVINGTON LIBRARY – WHAT IS THE FUTURE?

The consultation about Transforming Neighbourhood Services is now happening for the East and Central areas of the Leicester City.  It has a deadline of 19th February 2017.  Forms are available at Council sites and on line at www.leicester.gov.uk/tns Friends of Evington trustees think: The Library building should be retained for the Heritage Village of Evington. There could be an improved ... Read More »

The Green Bicycle Murder Mystery – New evidence

On 5th July, 1919, Bella Wright was found dead beside her bicycle and a police officer noticed a bullet wound in her head.  Bella had been last seen in the company of a man riding a green bicycle who then disappeared.  In 1920 the case was reopened when a green bicycle was fished out of the River Soar.  What followed ... Read More »

LEICESTER – CITY SERIES OF LECTURES

‘City Series’ is a new public lecture series in Leicester focussing on a wide range of urban topics, such as architecture, planning, history and geography. It is being organised by Leicester City Council in collaboration with De Montfort University, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University. The inaugural talk on Thursday 26th January will be delivered by Sir Peter Soulsby and will ... Read More »