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MAYFLOWER PRIMARY SCHOOL’S GARDENING SUCCESSES

  In January 2016, Mayflower Primary School gained the Eco Schools Green Flag award. For this award the school’s eco committee took responsibility for designing an action plan to keep the environmental work reviewed. With support from the Gardening club they also did lots of work on the school’s gardens. The Eco School topics are: Energy, Water, Biodiversity, School grounds, ... Read More »

FUN DAY AT COLEMAN NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE, EVINGTON, LEICESTER

On July 23rd Coleman Evington Tenant’s Association held its Summer Family Fun Day, and I think everyone will agree with me when I say it was a giant success. Four months of hard work preparing was all worth it, and the organisers were rewarded with beautiful weather. The sun shined down on a sea of smiling faces, with people spending ... Read More »

BEST PUB – THE DOVE – DOWNING DRIVE, EVINGTON

http://www.doveevington.co.uk/ Dan from The Dove said, “I was really pleased that the Dove was chosen by Evington in Bloom for this East Midlands competition. We took over the management here in September 2015 and have worked hard to develop our vision of a pub that is the hub of the community, serving quality food and drinks in a welcoming and ... Read More »

Tablets Training and Trouble Shooting – Evington

The WEA are running 4 free courses on tablets training and trouble shooting on Thursday evenings from 4.00pm to 6.00pm at Blends Cafe, 43 Downing Drive, Evington LE5 6LL. These courses are free to Evington residents who are over 50 and to the over 50s from other wards, if places are available. The courses are lottery funded and part of ... Read More »

Cooking Spanish tapas – the healthier way! A day’s course in Evington

WEA (The Workers Educational Association) are running this course on ‘Cooking Spanish tapas’ the healthier way on Saturday 30th July at St. Denys Parish Centre, Church Road, Evington LE5 6FA from 10.30pm to 2.30pm.  The course is free for people over 50 living in Evington.  Please contact if you come from a different area.  http://www.leicesterageingtogether.org.uk/   Read More »

EVINGTON IN BLOOM WELCOMES EAST MIDLANDS IN BLOOM/RHS JUDGES

Gardening projects in Evington Today, Monday 4th July, Evington is getting ready to welcome East Midlands in Bloom judges, Peter Benham and Nellie Jacobs to Evington.  They will go on a guided tour and their walking visit will include Evington Park, Graceworks,  Evington village, Evington war memorial, St. Denys Church, Piggy’s Hollow and the Arboretum.  Then they will drive around ... Read More »

CELEBRATING THOMAS COOK AND LEICESTER U3A

In all the excitement last year about Richard III and this year about Leicester City, something has been forgotten.  Exactly 175 years ago in July 1841, Thomas Cook organised the first package tour: a return trip by train from Leicester to Loughborough.  Little did Thomas Cook know that his novel idea, which aimed to get the good people of Leicester ... Read More »