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The Well, Kibworth

The Well

24th January 2023 | Charity

Happy New Year to everyone!  We hope that you all had a nice Christmas.  If like many you were afflicted by one of the many bugs doing the rounds over the last few weeks, or are currently suffering, we hope that you feel better soon.

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Get to know your neighbours

23rd January 2023 | Charity, Community

On Sunday 18 December Kilby neighbours and friends met for Christmas drinks at the home of Iain and Denise Bell. This annual event, now in its tenth year, was a ‘thank you’ to everyone who has supported ‘Get to Know your Neighbours’ in the past year.

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National Garden Scheme

23rd January 2023 | Charity, What's On

Despite yet another challenging year, the National Garden Scheme donated over £3.11 million to important cancer and nursing charities. Support for these charities is crucial and your visits to our gardens throughout the year are so very important to generate these vital funds. Thank you so much for your support in 2022 and I hope we will see more of you during 2023. 

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Age (UK) The cost of cold

23rd January 2023 | Charity

The cost-of-living crisis is already having a dramatic impact of the lives of so many. Particularly vulnerable older people. New polling from Age UK found that 94% of older people (15.4 million) are worried about the cost-of-living increases. 44% of older people (7.2 million) have already reduced or expect to reduce spending on things that they need.

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The Well, Kibworth

The Well report

19th December 2022 | Charity

The last two years unexpectedly became a real period of change and development but we have now reached calmer waters! 

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Harborough Singers Head for a Sell Out!

19th December 2022 | Charity, Clubs and Societies

The Harborough Singers Christmas Concert with celebrity guest Jemma Redgrave is heading for a sell-out. Jemma, renowned actress and fourth-generation member of the famous Redgrave acting dynasty, had been due to appear with the choir at the same concert last year, until Covid very sadly caused the event to be called off at the last-minute.

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