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Japanese students return to Brooke House

4th July 2022 | Community

After three years of lockdown a group of Japanese students is coming to study at Brooke House in Market Harborough for English lessons and a taste of English Life. The students are all girls aged 14 to 16 years. They will fly from Osaka, the second biggest city in Japan on Sunday 24 July and return on Tuesday 16 August.

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New tresurer for the Kibworth Grammar School Hall Committee

4th July 2022 | Clubs and Societies, Community, People

The trustees are pleased to announce that we finally have a treasurer to join us on the committee of KGSH. Welcome Geraldine Burns who has lived in the village for a couple of years now and is keen to become more involved in village life.  Geraldine will be co-opted as a trustee at a special meeting. We are sure that she will be a great asset to our team.  Whilst the hall is busy, we still have some slots available. Kelly, our Hall Officer, is ready to take your call on 0116 2796389, whether it is for an exercise class or some other event or function.

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Ilston Open Gardens

4th July 2022 | Community, What's On

Like the sun, which gloriously greeted the Illston Open Gardeners on that Saturday morning of April 30th, the generosity of the British public who came out in their droves to visit our gardens also shone through. We collected in excess of £3000, and counting, for the Ukraine Appeal! This is an excellent result from a relatively small village of only 40 houses.

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Michael Wood visits The Well

28th June 2022 | Community

Historian and broadcaster Michael Wood visits The Well. Ahead of his recent talk at St Wilfrids Church, a small reception was held at The Well with Timothy and Rebecca. Michael had previously visited in 2016 when he opened our (then) newly built extension. How time flies?

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The Well June 2022

28th June 2022 | Charity, Community

We hope everyone had an enjoyable Platinum Jubilee weekend. Whether it was visiting family, having a street party, or coming along to the community event at Smeeton Road rec.

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A pleasant morning talking rubbish

27th June 2022 | Community

It was certainly a pleasure to talk rubbish with South Leicestershire Wombles Maggie Warrington and Liz Gilbert on a beautiful morning in Mowsley. We were joined by Maggies’s delightful grandchildren and Trainee Wombles, Alfie 6 and Lottie 5

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