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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 »

GROW AND THRIVE IT’S YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD GROUP

Grow and Thrive became an It’s Your Neighbourhood Group for the first time in 2017 in order to be a volunteer led group that worked on the allotments at Rowlatt’s Hill.  Supported by TCV (The Conservation Volunteers) they have built a cabin and paid for gardening courses.  They applied for and were successful in obtaining funding from Awards of All ... Read More »

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE IYN (IT’S YOUR NEIGHBOURHOOD) GROUPS IN EVINGTON

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE IYN (It’s Your Neighbourhood) GROUPS IN EVINGTON A special event at the City Hall on 31st October was hosted by the volunteer coordinator for Leicester City Council, Penny Brown, to congratulate all the 40 IYN groups in Leicester for their gardening projects. Each of the groups had been assessed in July by Royal Horticultural judges.  At this ... Read More »

Evington in Bloom will be holding a Table Top Sale at Evington Village Hall on Monday 1st May from 10.00am to 2.00pm.  The cost of the stalls is £10.  Local Arts and Crafts welcome. Enquiries: 0116 2418056.  evingtoninbloom@gmail.com   Read More »

VOLUNTEER 4 GOOD – OPPORTUNITIES IN EVINGTON

VOLUNTEER 4 GOOD is an Environmental volunteer project for people aged over 50 If you have a few hours to spare and want to meet new people, improve your local environment, do something different and learn a new skill then you can sign up for a volunteer event and help make a difference to local environments and habitats. Its easy ... Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM CELEBRATE THEIR SILVER AWARD WITH THE LORD MAYOR, CLLR. STEPHEN CORRALL 20th January 2017

The Lord Mayor of Leicester, Councillor Stephen Corrall congratulated nine volunteers from Evington in Bloom for achieving a Silver Award in the National Finals of the Royal Horticultural Society’s Britain in Bloom Awards 2016 and invited them to tea at the Town Hall on 20th January.   This is the first time Leicester has ever been recognised for Horticultural achievement ... 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 »

WEEK 5 AT THE CHILDREN’S GARDEN ON THE COMMUNITY ALLOTMENT

  RAINBOW GARDEN Hello again! After quite a few weeks we came up the drive to the community allotment, just my mum and I. We went to the polytonal to find a lovely colourful sign that said ‘Grow and Thrive Community Allotment’ which we thought was very smart. There we saw the tyres and pots we had painted before. All ... Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM RESULTS FROM EAST MIDLANDS IN BLOOM 2016

We are pleased to announce that Evington in Bloom received the award of Silver Gilt at the ceremony hosted by Mansfield in Bloom.  Thanks go to Judges Peter Benham and Nelly Jacobs who joined us on July 5th for the tour of Evington. Congratulations go to Mayflower School for achieving a Silver in the School Gardening category.  Betty Illingsworth with ... Read More »