Busy winter evenings

The Crafting for Charities group now has ten members and an eleventh due to join us in February.  We meet at Louisa’s Place on St Mary’s Road where we chat, swop ideas and patterns, as well as knitting and crocheting, and, at the same time, enjoying a welcome cup of one their warming coffees or […]

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Walking all day – February 2020

The next walk will be on 27th February starting from The Fox Inn, Hallaton LE16 8UJ at 10.00am.There are a few options for the walk and a final decision on the route and distance will be made on arrival at the start depending on weather and ground conditions. Please arrive in plenty time to pre-order […]

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 Our next walk is on 20 February starting at 10.00 am. It will be from Brixworth Country Park main car park, which is left at the (second) roundabout off the A508 at the south end of the village bypass. The car park charges are £3.20 for up to 4 hours. A cafe and toilets are available.The […]


In January and in sunshine 19 of us took a stroll around Hallaton  and  learnt something of it history , the food at The Fox was good . On 13th March we meet at the Thornhill  Arms ,  Rushton Kettering , NN 14 1RL  tele no 01536 710251 at 10.15am to order lunch ready for […]

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January Results

Results of our January competition; North / South 1st Don & Jan = 85 2nd Mary & Liz = 74 3rd= Ann & Irene / Ruth & Michael / Valerie & Alison = 55 6th Frank & Myrtle = 51 East / West 1st Valerie & Malcolm = 97 2nd Roger & John / Anne […]

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Social Bridge – Tuesday 28 January

On 28 January we will be holding our monthly “Chicago” competition. Play will start shortly after 1:30 so please arrive in good time. If you would like to play with your regular partner please arrange this in advance and let me know when you arrive so I can seat you accordingly. If you do not […]

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Wednesday Half Day Walking – February

The February 12th walk led by Eddie & Edith is from Ashley. Meet for the usual 10:00 start by the church. A couple of inclines(!), a few stiles and in all probability some mud so waterproof boots and gaiters recommended. Bruce  

Colourful items to send to Malawi

Am about to send another parcel to the Kasupe project.  Members have made some gorgeous, colourful items including knitted jackets and hats for prem and newborn babies, knitted and crochet baby blankets and several dresses for young girls.  I hope to share some pictures of them in Malawi in the next few weeks.

3rd Friday Cycling – March 2020

The new 3rd Friday cycling group starts 2020 with an easy 16 mile circular ride on quiet roads from the Old Red Lion at Welham on Friday 20th March. We will meet in the pub car park at 10.15 to pre-order lunch, ready to leave at 10.30, returning to the pub around 12.30  .   We […]

New Experiences – Feb 2020

We started 2020 with a visit in January to the Jungle park indoor crazy golf in Leicester’s Highcross Centre. Taking advantage of our free bus passes on the X7, we had a great morning testing our putting skills on the 36 crazy holes all for £7.50  . On Wednesday February 5th we are trying our […]