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Prize Marrows and Dancing Shoes

24th June 2024 | Local History

A replica of the Hallaton Helmet was officially unveiled at Hallaton Museum last Wednesday 19 June. This amazing, high quality replica of the original helmet was researched by Leicestershire Museums, and made by Rajesh Gogna, Silversmith. He produced two copies: one that is on display at Harborough Museum, the other at its home in Hallaton.

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 Listen to the Band!

24th June 2024 | Clubs and Societies

It’s hard to imagine a better way to lift the spirits on a cool, cloudy Sunday afternoon than by going to the Summer Concert of the Kibworth Band. It was held at the Kibworth Hub and all seat tickets had been sold. There are in effect three bands: the Seniors, the Youth Band (some of whom have already progressed to the Seniors so play in both) and the Training Band. These young children are just learning their instruments but gave us an excellent effort with their short programme, including ‘Ode to Joy’ and ‘When the Saints go Marching In.’

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 School’s Charity Summer Fair

24th June 2024 | Schools

Leicester High School for Girls raised £890 for the Kibworth based, Leicestershire Wildlife Hospital at its Junior Summer Fair, a well-attended event that brought together students, families, and members of the community.

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RNLI Lifeboats 200

24th June 2024 | Charity

In landlocked Leicestershire it seems strange to be writing about the RNLI. This volunteer organisation not only looks after our shoreline it also often oversees some of our inland lakes and water holes. There are 40,000 water holes. Saddington Reservoir is just one.

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