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What kind of Community do we want?

28th January 2023 | Community

When I first moved to the village in 1988, a letter appeared in the Chronicle. A lady requested people stop phoning the police when her husband went for a walk. Yes, you’ve guessed, he was British, but not white enough for some. Has Kibworth become better or worse since then in terms of community cohesion?

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Kibworth Village Hall

23rd January 2023 | Community

Kibworth Village Hall Committee is mourning the loss Trudy Lakin, one of our committee members, who unfortunately passed away just before Christmas. Trudy was active up until the very end, and despite being extremely ill she still found time to think of others and to contribute to our committee meeting just days before she passed away.

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Nature Note - The Ring-necked Duck

23rd January 2023 | Community

This month’s note is a bird you are unlikely to find on your local ‘duck pond’. The ring-necked duck is a small diving duck from North America, related to the tufted duck with which you might be familiar.

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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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Mothers' Union Year End

23rd January 2023 | Community

Our final meeting of the year was on Thursday 1st December. In the middle of the MU International No More 1 in 3 Awareness Campaign for ending all forms of the abuse against women and girls. This Campaign ran from the 25th November to 10th December. The last day coinciding with the International Day of Human Rights. During the Campaign, daily prayer vigils were said at midday. Posters were placed around the village and church raising the profile of those who are exposed to these horrors urging us all to be vigilant and speak out for those in danger. During the meeting we were able to collect £40.00 for charities combating Gender Based Violence.

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