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Kibworth sings to the world

9th January 2021 | Letters

Carol number five ‘A virgin most gentle’ in this year’s Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, broadcast worldwide annually on Radio 4 and BBC World Service from the candlelit Chapel of Kings College, Cambridge 3pm Christmas Eve, is of local interest, having been composed by Andrew Carter, a past pupil of Kibworth Beauchamp Grammar School.

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Twenty’s Plenty!

9th January 2021 | Letters

This last week (beginning 6 December) whilst many lands celebrated St Nicholas’ Day on the Sunday, some Beauchamp residents may have missed a local anniversary - the installation of the yellow speed restriction signs, now looking so bent, battered and bruised, twenty weeks ago during the fourth week of July.

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Age UK: ‘Not Forgotten This Winter’ campaign

9th January 2021 | Charity, Community

This winter will be the hardest that older people have experienced in recent years. They will face the annual struggle with the hardship and loneliness of colder, darker winter months but this year they are also coping with fear, distress and uncertainty brought by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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A place to carve stone

9th January 2021 | Business

Stone carving is thought to be the oldest form of art, dating back thousands of years into the Stone Age. Our ancient ancestors chipped away at stone to make new shapes, creating something personal and with meaning, from the oldest and most durable material on earth.

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A6: Continuing Traffic Mayhem

9th January 2021 | Councils, News

Two families were lucky to escape, without apparent injury, a near head on collision on Saturday 7 September. A Mini, heading west, collided with a Mercedes saloon heading east  – on the wrong side of the road – with such force that it took 50 yards for the Mini to stop. A second car with a very young baby in it could not stop and hit the Mercedes; miraculously, the baby and Mother were unhurt. The driver of the Mini was driven away by Police.

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The Well

5th January 2021 | Charity, Community

We have been so happy to open our doors at the start of December, both in the café for takeaways and in the charity shop. The atmosphere has been cosy and welcoming and it has been lovely to welcome back old friends whilst meeting some new.

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Kibworth sings to the world

5th January 2021 | What's On

The fifth carol in this year’s Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols was ‘A virgin most gentle’. The Festival was broadcast worldwide on BBC Radio 4 and the BBC World Service from the candlelit Chapel of Kings College, Cambridge on Christmas Eve. The carol is of particular local interest, having been composed by Andrew Carter, a past pupil of Kibworth Beauchamp Grammar School.

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