Cheeky comforter

We met again this month and it was good to see everyone busily knitting or crocheting, while we swopped news on what we have been making over the holiday period, pattern ideas and enjoying a coffee.  Some good news was that packages had been passed on to Leicester Royal Infirmary Maternity Unit and that one […]

September Outing Report

A leisurely stroll around Cossington Meadows on a gloriously sunny day was rewarded with some good sightings. First off was an all too brief look at four, maybe five, Common Snipe as they rose up and rapidly descended again a bit further down on Lower Moor. Where the River Soar divided a Kingfisher was spotted […]

Cycling – October

Ten members took part in our September ride organised by Sue and aided by John Page.  Our thanks go to them both.  Despite a poor forecast the rain held off until everyone was at the lunch venue, fortunately.  The next ride will be on Friday 1 November and led by Peter Devine.  We meet at […]

Wednesday Half Day Walking – September Report

A select eleven of us set out from Knossington for an eventful walk over lovely rolling countryside with wonderful views over East Leicestershire and Rutland. The first obstacle encountered was a footbridge with an alarming lean on it. With both hands on the handrail and leaning backwards, we had to inch our way sideways over […]

Beginners Bridge – New Intake

Would you like to learn how to play bridge? Our beginners group that meets every Friday afternoon at Little Bowden Bowls Club is starting a new intake on 20th December. Although bridge is a card game played in teams of 2 you do not need a partner to join our group. No bridge knowledge or […]

Tuesday walking group September report

The group enjoyed a lovely walk from The Spencer Arms at Chapel Brampton. With extensive views over open countryside we made our way to the village of Church Brampton . The sun shone as we  walked over the golf course and through the woods  visiting a nature reserve admiring the many dragonflies and then back […]


Many thanks to Linda , Christine , Liz , Melanie and a new lady member who’s name I forgot to write down , for serving and washing up , you must have enjoyed it as 3 of you have volunteered to do it again in November , many thanks . Pleased to report that 2 […]

Wine Explorers – September

 With help from Naomi and Jonathan Shaw a new wine group has been established. Wine Explorers will be meeting on a Monday evening each month to sample a variety of wines and enjoy a sociable evening together. At their first meeting in August hosted by the Shaws the group compared two New World and two […]