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?
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.
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!
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.
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.
Hello again. Thanks for taking the time to read article number two from Kibworth Fire Station. It’s been a fairly quiet month for the station, however within the last week we have attended a domestic fire, a road traffic collision (Car vs Motorbike) and a van that ignited after collid ing with a canal bridge wall.