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VISIT PIGGY’S HOLLOW IN EVINGTON

On Thursday 16th July at 7.00pm, Peter Liddle (Archaeologist) will be giving a tour of Piggy’s Hollow.  Piggy’s Hollow is a hidden gem and one of the best moated site complexes in Leicestershire.  The guided tour includes the site of the manor house, fishponds and a mill dam next to St. Deny’s Church.  Meet in St. Denys Church car park ... Read More »

TESCO METRO ETHEL ROAD AND HAMILTON SUPERSTORE SUPPORTS LEICESTER SOUTH FOOD BANK

In September a new food bank is to be established in South Leicester under the auspices of the Trussell Trust. Last year the trust distributed over 900,000 emergency food parcels nationwide after people were referred by a frontline care professional such as a doctor, social worker or schools liaison officer. It will take referrals of families from all over Leicester. ... Read More »

Leicester Libraries – Summer Reading Challenge 2015

  Evington Library is running a Summer Reading Challenge this year between Wednesday 1st July and the 31st of August on the theme of ‘Record Breakers’. It is aimed at children aged from 0-15 years of age. Participants will need to visit the library 6 times and read 6 books to win some great Record Breakers treats. Some of these ... Read More »

Buckets and Boots, Baskets and Barrows Festival

St Denys Church, Evington is pleased to launch a new festival, celebrating the creativity of our village.  We will be decorating the Church, churchyard and Parish Centre with a  summer display of decorated barrows, baskets, boots and buckets of all shapes, sizes and designs.   The Festival will be launched with a performance by our Junior Singers on Saturday 4th ... Read More »

CHELSEA MCKAY – A NATIONAL SWIMMER FROM EVINGTON

Chelsea McKay is a local girl doing good, and a rising star on the national swimming scene. Chelsea started her love of swimming with lessons at Evington Leisure Centre; completing all levels by the time she was just 8. Things became serious when Chelsea joined the Leicester Neptunes swimming club, which led to her being asked to swim for the ... Read More »

STORY OF PARKS

The Evington Echo is promoting a wide-ranging, local history project named the ‘Story of Parks,’ which is in association with the Leicester City Council. The project is part of a Heritage Lottery funded project, aiming to engage local people with the history of their local green spaces. One named project is called ‘Podcasts in the Park,’ which has been researching the history of Evington Park, the Arboretum and other ... Read More »

SOLDIERS ON EVINGTON’S WAR MEMORIAL WHO DIED IN WW1

The ‘Evington Eight’ recorded on Evington’s War memorial, had all been resident in Evington at some time and all were killed in action between May 1916 and November 1918, with an average age of 27. GEORGE FRIE BENSKIN George was born in Leicester in 1889 to a large family, His parents were Alfred Benskin and Matilda Martha (nee Frie) According ... Read More »

YOGA FOR ALL

Yoga for all meets on Saturday mornings from 10.00am to 11.00am at Evington Park House, Cordery Road. Read More »