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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

JOIN TCV AND EVINGTON IN BLOOM FOR A DAY ON THE ALLOTMENTS

Through a Friends of Evington application, Evington in Bloom were delighted to receive a £9,985 grant from the National Lottery (Awards for All).  The money will purchase a community cabin, a metal toolshed and professionally run gardening courses on the Rowlatts Hill Allotments, Blakenhall Road, off Coleman Road. This community project is in partnership with The Conservation Volunteers (TCV) who rent ... Read More »