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Duggie's Ramblings.

26th April 2021 | Community, Coronavirus

Firstly: are unusual ways of earning a living an outcome of the unusual circumstances we are experiencing? Or perhaps have they come to the surface as journalists cast their net wider for human stories?

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Kibworth Bowling Club.

26th April 2021 | Clubs and Societies, Sport

Every year Kibworth Bowling Club supports a local Charity via our Club President. This year our President is The Rev Alan Pyke, his nominated Charity is Admiral Nurses.The charity works alongside people with dementia, and their families, giving one-to-one support and expert guidance. Here at the Bowling Club we hope to raise enough money to enable an Admiral Nurse to operate in the Kibworth/Harborough area.

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Burton Overy postman retires.

26th April 2021 | Business

Alan Crooks overcame the common postman hazard of aggressive dogs on his round, by befriending all of them. When he delivered mail or packages, he had dog biscuits in his pocket. Consequently dogs greeted him with a grin not a growl!

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Editorial, April 2021.

26th April 2021 | Community

We have experienced all types of weather during  the past month including rain, snow and  sunshine. A north wind has dominated the air flow keeping temperatures below normal for this time of year. Walking across arable fields,  I have been surprised at how dry the ground is; already large cracks are visible everywhere. Despite this, Nature has followed its normal  sequence and readers walking up Church Road will have enjoyed the daffodils on the bank     below the church. The sound of children playing  in the parks during the Easter holiday is another sign that spring has arrived. Today I have  watched birds collecting material for building  nests. 

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In the Spotlight

26th April 2021 | Business, People

Rosie was born in Keyham but spent most of her childhood living in Oadby where she went to Leicester High School.  She studied Sports Science at Loughborough University.  In her twenties, she lived in the South of France for a short time and then moved to London where she worked as a PE teacher in a Prep School in Chiswick.  Now married with 3 children, she moved to Kibworth shortly before their first child started school in 2012.

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