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Adrian Mole at 50.

  We will never know how Adrian coped with his middle-aged crisis. He is bound to be having one! Sue Townsend, the biggest selling UK author of the eighties died in 2014.  There had been talk of a new manuscript but nothing emerged.   Townsend’s agents said that the new story was up to the Sue’s usual high standards.  Mole fans ... Read More »

Improvement Plans – Evington Heritage Village – TRAFFIC

  Evington is now a Heritage Village.  It would be better if traffic could be reduced through the Main Street. The complications arise because the planned ring road was never built. The City Council expect clockwise traffic  to turn right along Uppingham Road and so avoid Evington Village.  However when you come to that junction where the A47 Uppingham Road ... 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 »

EVINGTON EYECARE IS MARKING 25 YEARS OF BEING PART OF THE LEICESTER COMMUNITY

EVINGTON EYECARE IS MARKING 25 YEARS OF BEING PART OF THE LEICESTER COMMUNITY On Friday 27th January between 9.00am and 5.00pm, Evington Eyecare will be celebrating their 25th anniversary, making them one of the longest established family owned businesses in the area.  Everyone is welcome to join in the celebrations. Evington Eyecare  was first opened in February 1992, by mother ... Read More »

LEICESTER AGEING TOGETHER – ACTIVITIES AT ST. CHAD’S PARISH HALL, COLEMAN ROAD

These classes are running at St. Chad’s Parish Hall, Coleman Road in 2017 and are free to members: Craft (Wed. 10-12.30) and Memories of Leicester (Wed. 2-3.30)   We know they’re great activities that really help to engage and bring benefits to older learners, so please help persuade older people to come along and give it a go!  As always, transport can be provided ... 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 »

Evington Village Hall – Bookings 2017

A board of trustees own and run the Village Hall, which is available for lettings.   For more information see the web page: http://evington.wix.com/evingtonvillagehall   Mondays:        Yoga  11 – 12 noon Pre-natal Yoga  7pm – 8.30pm (starting 23rd Jan. 2017) Tuesdays:        Evington Garden Club 7-9pm.  3rd Tuesday of each month. Wednesdays:  Baby Sensory Class  9am – 1.30pm ... Read More »

BICYCLES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS – EVINGTON

BICYCLES FOR ASYLUM SEEKERS We are looking for volunteers to help us repair some bicycles for use by asylum seekers. We currently have some donated bikes stored at GraceWorks, The Common, Evington ready to be renovated. Once the bikes are roadworthy they will be distributed by the Red Cross, who currently have quite a hefty waiting list. If you are ... Read More »