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Welcome to our Spring issue which is our Fourth Year Anniversary Issue.

Thank you to the Mayor, Jan Kirby, for talking to us about her year as the Mayor for Hinckley and Bosworth and see the article on Page 14.

We have received some great feedback since we revamped the look of your local magazine. We are a local independent family run business and are very proud of our magazine and we are really delighted that this is our fourth year anniversary issue. Inside you will find a different look but the same quality and we have a full magazine for you to read, lots of community, charity and local events on the community pages as well as of course all our quality advertisers.

Many thanks to all of our Roundabout the Villages customers for advertising with us, it is really appreciated, and we don’t take it for granted. Many of you have advertised continually with us since our launch four years ago and some continually for over nine years in our sister magazine Roundabout Hinckley. Not many local publications can boast such loyalty!

I hope that you enjoy the competitions in this issue. The Wordsearch offers a great prize of a FREE Family Ticket for The Music in the Park Concert at Wistow Hall in June. This is always a great evening out and even better when the sun shines and provides a lovely setting for a picnic. This has been an extremely popular prize for the last two years and I am sure it will be again as it is a terrific evening, climaxed by an exciting Fireworks display. Many thanks to Wistow Hall for this great prize. The Star Search Competition offers the chance to win a Bouquet of Flowers from us here at Roundabout the Villages.

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exclusivity and be the only company of your business type. Why not enjoy the full exclusivity we offer all of our customers which we have offered since our launch four years ago and also in Roundabout Hinckley. So why not have a chat with me to discuss your advertising for the rest of 2019 to promote your business. Advertising in Roundabout the Villages is really good value with excellent flexible packages available. Our advertisers also receive our free artwork design service as well as regular Facebook and Twitter mentions along with their website link on the magazine’s website at no extra cost as part of our service: www.roundaboutthevillages.co.uk

Rather than being a directory of businesses we have always only accepted quality businesses and if you use or have used any of the Businesses advertising with us in the Magazine and are particularly pleased with them, please do let me know so that your comments can be included on the Testimonials page in future issues. We are always keen to highlight excellent service from our advertisers.

Don’t forget the handy index of all the Advertisers on Page 38. It is so important to us to help and support our local businesses. Remember to look for the Star Search stars. Do please Keep it Local and support your local Businesses as if we don’t support them, they may disappear.

If you are a local business owner, you will have an effective approach to your potential customers by advertising with us and taking advantage of our

Have an enjoyable Easter and see you for our June/July issue.

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Community Pages Fun Coffee Time Crossword Fun Coffee Time Quiz Hinckley Rugby Club Article Index of Advertisers Leicester Animal Aid Article

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Mayor Article Prize Word Search Recipe Star Search Competition Testimonials Useful Telephone Numbers Women’s Networking

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Passionfruit, Lemon Curd and Raspberry Meringue Roulade Ingredients For the meringue: 5 eggs 300g caster sugar

For the filling: 5 tablespoons lemon curd 3 passionfruit 150g raspberries 300ml double cream, whipped

As summer swings back round to us, it is time to get prepared for the inevitable, namely the barbecue season. Even if the barbecue is a wash out and you all end up sheltering indoors, this roulade is guaranteed to lift everyone’s spirits. The combination of sweet pillowy meringue, English raspberries, lemon curd and passionfruit make it a winner. It is also extremely easy to make. If you don’t fancy rolling it, then just fill it as a rectangle and cut everyone squares, it will still look just as fabulous.

always try making your own ice cream with the yolks. Whisk the whites with a small pinch of salt until stiff peaks form, the peaks need to be really stiff otherwise the meringue won’t hold. Now add the sugar a tablespoon at a time, thoroughly whisking after each spoonful, you need to do it gradually so that the stiff peaks hold. Pour into your prepared baking tray, turn down the oven to 150c and bake for 30 minutes or until the top is firm. Now turn off the oven and leave to cool completely in the oven.

For the roulade, preheat the oven to 180c or gas mark four and line a 24cmx34cm baking tray. Separate the eggs, making sure the whites go into a large glass or metal bowl if possible. Sadly, this recipe only calls for the whites, but you could

When you want to assemble, then on a large flat surface roll out a length of baking paper bigger than the rectangular roulade. Sieve over a few tablespoons of icing sugar and flip the roulade out onto the waiting sheet of

paper. Pull off the baking paper that it was baked on. Spread over the cream, then drop over the lemon curd and raspberries, then cut open the passionfruit and scoop over the juice and seeds. Score a line through all the layers with a sharp knife; this needs to be about an inch in all the way along one of the long edges. Now you’re ready to roll. Holding the base paper nearest you with one hand and with your other hand stopping the far edge of the roulade moving, pull the paper as close to the surface of the roulade away from you towards your other hand. Hopefully it will roll itself up. If you need to store it for a while keep it wrapped in the paper in the fridge until you want to eat it then tip it onto a nice long plate and enjoy.

We are not responsible for the outcome of any recipe you try from the magazine. Recipes may not have been formally tested by us or for us and we do not provide any assurances nor accept any responsibility or liability regarding their quality or safety.

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Politics Quiz You can’t escape from Politics on the TV these days but how knowledgeable on the subject are you? Try our quiz to find out how much you know. Theresa May is Conservative MP for which constituency?

What were The Green Party called before their name change in 1985?

Who is known as ‘The Father of the House’?

Who held the position of ‘Speaker’ before the current incumbent John Bercow?

a) Beckenham b) Maidenhead c) Chelsea and Fulham

a) The Environment Party b) The Clean Air Party c) The Ecology Party

a) The longest serving male MP in the House of Commons b) The oldest male MP in the House of Commons c) The Government’s most senior member in the House of Lords

a) Michael Martin b) Betty Boothroyd c) Michael Heseltine

Which is the largest UK constituency by number of eligible voters?

Who became the first ever Labour Prime Minister in 1924?

a) Bristol West b) Manchester Central c) Isle of Wight

a) Ramsey MacDonald b) Stanley Baldwin c) Clement Atlee

What is the name of the country house allotted to the UK Prime Minister?

What is the minimum voting age in UK elections?

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In an election what percentage of the vote must a candidate win to keep their deposit?

How many UK Members of Parliament are there?

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Q & A with the Mayor of Hinckley & Bosworth, Jan Kirby What would you say is the prime role of the Mayor? To represent the Borough Council and all residents of our community. What are the main responsibilities of the Mayor? The Mayor must chair full council meetings and represent the council at any official function in the borough or in other civic areas. They are expected to choose a charity to raise money throughout their term of office. The Mayor has to be non-political and unbiased in all their duties. What have you enjoyed the most during your time as the Mayor? As the mayor I have enjoyed meeting lots of different people in many different roles at all levels. The most special times have been spent with the children and senior residents of the borough. Both the children and our senior residents are always pleased to see the Mayor and it’s so nice to see so many smiling faces. Being the Mayor is a privilege and an honour and I certainly appreciate that. I am always impressed with the respect that people young and old show when they meet the Mayor. What has been the most challenging aspect of your time as the Mayor? Time management is always difficult

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especially when I still work, fortunately I only work part time and can be flexible. Transport and parking can be a challenge, as not all events provide a parking place and our borough doesn’t provide a car for the Mayor, which I appreciate would be an added expense on the council’s budget and the rate payers. What advice would you give to your successor? Be prepared to be flexible and don’t take on too much. Enjoy every moment as being The Mayor isn’t something that everyone has the opportunity to be, and most of all enjoy eating the cakes, smiling and being photographed. What are you most proud of achieving during your time as Mayor? I would like to think I have raised the profile of our borough along with the many different groups and communities that volunteer and contribute to our area. I am very proud of our borough and the whole community including my family and friends for their support. Is there something most people don’t know about you? Most people wouldn’t know that I saved one of my cousins from drowning in the Brownsover canal Newbold on Avon when I was 10 and then both got a good

hiding from my Aunty Josie for going near the canal! What is your favourite Food and Drink? Steak and a cup of tea! What is your favourite quote or saying? Do unto others as you would have done to yourself. Have you got any exciting plans in the pipeline once you complete your year of Mayoral duties? Firstly, a holiday to recharge the batteries then I will continue to help with the improvements for our community. Many thanks Jan for this and thanks to her and also to her husband and consort, Mike Kirby, for their service during the past year.

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Welcome to our Hinckley Spring 2019 Newsletter! Hello everyone! Sunshine - don’t you love it? For us Spring signals the start of the peak season where everyone appears to be in a brighter mood, and decisive! The clocks change and evening viewings galore are booked, and of course the Sales and Lettings volumes increase. For now, if you know anyone who is unhappy with their current agent, whether for sales or lettings please refer Martin & Co. Call or email us on 01455 636349 or email hinckley@martinco.com

As from the 1st April 2018 there has been a requirement for any properties rented out in the private rented sector to normally have a minimum energy performance rating of E on an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC). The regulations came into force for new lets and renewals of tenancies with effect from 1st April 2018 and for all existing tenancies on 1st April 2020. It will be unlawful to rent a property which breaches the requirement for a minimum E rating, unless there is an applicable exemption. A civil penalty of up to £4,000 will be imposed for breaches – so if you haven’t got an EPC, call us to arrange one today! When you buy a new home, it is strongly suggested that you consider an independent survey to give you information on the condition of the property you hope to buy. If you consider how much a house is going to cost, it is certainly well worth having an expert look at it just to check whether there might be any major problems that you are not aware of. The consumers association “Which?” established that whilst 80% of buyers said they wanted a survey on their proposed new home, less than 20% actually instructed one. The reason the majority do not get a survey is that they mistakenly believe that the lenders valuation is a survey. “Which?” found that for those people that did not get a survey, on average one in four had to spend over £2,500 to put serious defects right which would have been uncovered in a condition report. For one in ten people it was over £10,000. By contrast, those that did get a proper survey were able to negotiate a reduction in the asking price of the property that averaged £2,000. If you are a buyer or know of a buyer who would benefit from a Home Condition Survey, email Steve at steve.chadwick@martinco.com for more information and a brochure. We enjoy selling houses and providing excellent customer service, so it’s nice when we receive a testimonial. Here’s the latest from a Landlord; An estate and letting agent that actually understands and cares about the challenges that landlords, sellers and buyers face. I have dealt with the team for over 6 years as a landlord and could not recommend them enough, even when selling a property their high standards prevailed, they certainly ‘Go the extra mile’ to deliver amazing customer service. Well thank you! So, why not try us? Call 01455 636349 or email hinckley@martinco.com Electrical Safety Certificates are not a legal requirement for Landlords...yet! We have recently advised our portfolio Landlords to arrange to have their properties tested. Although not a legal requirement, it could well be sometime this year. We’ve always advised that rental properties should have one in place, not only for the safety of the tenants, but also because a few years ago we had an instance where a conservatory was set on fire by an appliance a tenant had placed in the conservatory during the Christmas period. The first question the insurers asked was “Can I see the Electrical Safety Cert?” The Landlord had listened to our advice and had one in place which immediately placed the blame APRIL / MAY 2019 EDITION

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onto the tenant, not the property. Needless to say, it was a quick decision and a new conservatory was built within a few weeks. We would advise all Landlords to have one as best practice, and if you’d like us to arrange one please call us on 01455 636349 or email at hinckley@martinco.com There’s plenty of do’s when renting a property due to the legal minefield that runs alongside it, but here’s a few don’ts and helpful pointers for new Landlords! • Don’t leave problems to fester – speak to your tenant at an early stage and if relationships break down contact your local authority who may be able to mediate for you. • Don’t leave large sums of rent with your agent for long periods – make sure rent is paid to you on a regular basis and that this is included in your agreement with the agent. • Don’t neglect the repair or maintenance of the property - local authorities have powers to take action against you if the property contains serious health and safety hazards. • Don’t try and remove your tenant by changing the locks or throwing out their possessions. This is illegal and you could be prosecuted. Conditions for Landlords are increasingly challenging. There’s the mortgage relief tax, stamp duty tax on further purchases, EPC rules regarding improvements, never ending legislation...it’s hard to keep up sometimes isn’t it? Not only that, there’s also rental inflation, tenant issues, utility problems, need we go on? We’re looking to increase our rental portfolio this year, and by doing so we aim to continue to offer excellent customer service to all our Landlords, and reduce their hassle factor. Why should you choose us? After all there’s plenty of competition in Hinckley. If you want to gamble your hard-earned asset with the cheapest agent in town, go ahead, you have that option. If you want your asset to be looked after correctly, you should be instructing a professional licenced ARLA agent; one that is a member of The Property Ombudsman and has in place Client Money Protection Insurance. Call Martin & Co on 01455 636349 If you are unhappy with managing your own property, or the agent you are currently employing, why not try us? Email hinckley@martinco.com to enquire.

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Our prize this issue is a family ticket to Music in the Park at Wistow Hall on 8th June. Bring a picnic and enjoy a wonderful evening listening to two fantastic bands, the high-energy Ska-aManga band and the award-winning Kibworth Brass Band plus soloist Samantha Bale. The evening finishes with a fabulous firework display in front of Wistow Hall. The concert is supporting “LOROS” and “Raising Health”. The concert is organised by the Wigston Rotary Club, and the compere is Martin Ballard.

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Find the Music in the Park related words in the grid. One word from the list below is missing, can you work out which one? • Bale • Samantha • Picnic • Display • Brass • Sunshine • Kibworth • Flags • Club • Rotary • Music • Hall • Ballard • Singalong • Proms • Family • Centre • Wigston • Loros • Fun • Concert • Rural • Park • June • Band • Ska-aManga • Refreshments • Fireworks • Charity • Wistow • Martin • Fundraising © ROUNDABOUT THE VILLAGES April / May 2019

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Prize Wordsearch Entry Form Win a family ticket to Music in the Park at Wistow Hall Closing date Friday 17th May 2019 Complete the Wordsearch on the opposite page. Insert the unused word below along with your details, cut out this section and send to Music in the Park Word Search Competition, Roundabout The Villages, 23 Applebees Meadow, Waterside Park, Hinckley, Leicestershire LE10 0FL NAME:.......................................................................................................... TEL:................................................................................. ADDRESS:.............................................................................................................................................................................................. EMAIL:................................................................................................................................................................................................... REMAINING WORD:.............................................................................................................................................................................. Please confirm you are aged 18 years or over CIRCLE YES

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There are several painful complaints such as corns, thickened nails, callus and dry or cracked heels. To help keep your feet healthy Foot Care at Home can visit your home and treat these

own home or advise you if a doctor’s appointment will be needed. Foot Care at Home is a local, friendly, of foot care in the comfort and privacy of your home at very reasonable prices from £20 to £25 per person with a free One hour is allowed for all appointments however it generally only takes around 30-40 minutes for treatment of your feet to be carried out. about your feet and may not even know that foot care is affordable, for a

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A-Plan Insurance is offering support to people in Hinckley and throughout the region A-Plan Insurance in Loughborough has recently celebrated its 1st birthday in their premises at 30 Cattlemarket in the town as people throughout Leicestershire continue to value the personal service that the expanding high street based broker offers. Providing residents and businesses a more personalised way of arranging car, van, home, travel or business insurance as an alternative to online insurance sites, A-Plan does all the hard work to find the right cover to suit clients’ individual circumstances. Insurance cover can be arranged by phone, or by popping into the branch. Refreshingly, A-Plan does not have call centres or call queuing systems and is completely impartial when it comes to offering advice. Citizens Advice have recently highlighted concerns that certain groups of people in the market are particularly susceptible to the “loyalty penalty” for their home insurance. They identified that “people in vulnerable states” are particularly likely to be penalised. Who’s most affected? Citizens Advice reported that 32% of those paying the loyalty penalty are over 65, compared to 23% of the wider population. Those on low or limited incomes or those who are disabled were also found to be less likely to shop around when their home insurance policy renews. How can A-Plan help? These statistics highlight the fact that elderly relatives, parents and neighbours may all be at risk of being penalised for their loyalty. A-Plan APRIL / MAY 2019 EDITION

has helped clients save substantial amounts of money, particularly when they have had their home buildings and contents insurance with a mortgage provider or bank for several years, as these case studies show: “Mr W from Tooting was insured with his bank, paying close to £500 a year. We were able to provide like-for-like cover for £230 annually, with the addition of optional legal cover. Mr W was very happy to be able to have all his policies under one roof. He wrote to his bank to find out their cancellation fee, which came to £26.88, which we agreed to pay. The client was delighted!” “Our Hall Green client, Mr H, was paying over £700 for his home insurance with his bank, without accidental damage. We quoted around £400 less and included optional legal and accidental damage. The client was over the moon!” What can you do? Whether you’re wanting to save money on your own home insurance or you’re looking out for an elderly relative or neighbour, A-Plan would be delighted to offer, without any obligation, a review of cover and price. Not only could they save you money, but they’ll also offer you the right cover for your needs. Please call your local Loughborough branch today on 01509 642410 if you require any assistance. Rest assured that all clients are treated fairly and staff shop around on their behalf for the right price and cover, both when they are a new client and every year when they renew!

Buying insurance has become an impersonal experience. Call centre handlers are on a schedule, so can’t build up a relationship with you. Comparison websites expect you to do all the work and you can’t always be completely sure that the cover meets your specific needs. If you have a home, vehicle or other item that is out of the ordinary it can be very hard to be sure you’ve bought the right product for your requirements. Victoria Stringer (Loughborough Branch Manager) said: “We appreciate that buying insurance can sometimes be confusing, but if you talk to a local broker they will do the shopping around to find the best policy for your individual circumstances. We are proud that the majority of our clients renew with us year after year and so many new clients come to us from the recommendation of our existing ones.” “We like to be where people can access us easily and where we have an opportunity to engage with local businesses and residents and really become part of the community. Loughborough is a great location for A-Plan and on a personal level I feel proud to play a part in the town’s vibrant economy. We are here to provide a personalised service, designed to help our clients find the protection they need.” Please see our advert on inside front cover

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Hinckley Mini Rugby Festival 2019 Hinckley Rugby Football Club will be staging its annual Mini-Rugby Festival on Sunday 28th April. There will be around 1000 players aged from 6 to 12 years taking part from many different clubs around the region. This has become an increasingly popular Rugby Festival over the last few years with participation levels and attendance steadily increasing. Rugby is the passion shared by everyone at the Club and the children of all age groups both enjoy and rise to the challenge that events such as the Mini-Rugby Festival bring. The Festival is a day for everyone to enjoy and the organisers always like to remind everyone that whilst competition is encouraged, they do ask that everyone follows the

Festival’s code of conduct enabling everyone to enjoy the game, in particular reminding all players, parents and coaches to respect the referees and the decisions they make, they are all volunteers and human!! Hinckley Rugby Football Club, based on Leicester Road was established in 1893. The first XV currently play in the National League 2 North. They are one of the top clubs in Leicestershire and support rugby in all its guises and for all ages. They have several senior teams plus colts, as well as a thriving youth and children’s set up featuring boys and girls from under 6s through to under 18s. As a Club they consider their role is to support the rugby needs

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February/March Star Search Congratulations to Diane Sutton who won the Bottle of Champagne from Roundabout the Villages The answer was “I claim my champagne” APRIL / MAY 2019 EDITION

December 2018/ January 2019 Star Search Winner Sylvia Stringer

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Animal Aid At Leicester Animal Aid we do everything we can to make sure the dogs and cats that come into the Centre receive good food, veterinary care and individual attention to help them feel secure and loved. We care for more than 400 cats and dogs every year who are lost, abandoned, unwanted or because their owners can no longer look after them. We try our hardest to make each animal’s stay with us as enjoyable and stress-free as possible. Our dogs have a fantastic indoor training barn with agility equipment complete with a soft play area and our cats enjoy being groomed and using the chill out rooms and outdoor areas. However, the Centre isn’t a substitute for a loving home environment, and we want each one of our dogs and cats to find a new forever family.

herself! She is looking for a home where she is the centre of attention - so no other pets. Older teenage children would be perfect for her to snuggle up to. Staff put on a special party for her one year anniversary at the Centre. Her friend Taylor, a two-year-old crossbreed, came along and they had lots of fun in the training barn seeing who was best at agility!

Sometimes it can take a bit longer for some cats and dogs to find the right home. We match each one based on their individual needs to new homes acting a bit like a dating agency!

Handsome boy, Simba, a six year old domestic short hair, came to the Centre in November as his previous owner could no longer care for him.

Stunning Katie, a five-year-old crossbreed has been at LAA for just over a year and is searching for her forever home. She is an active girl who loves to be outdoors playing and walking. Katie doesn’t like to miss out on things and can open doors

He can get a little over the top when playing or having snuggles but that is easily managed with a few positive training techniques. Because of this, an experienced cat owner and a home without any children under the age of 12 would be ideal. He wouldn’t want to share his new home with a canine companion.

Simba is a very clever boy who loves his food and lots of human interaction. He enjoys spending time exploring the big wide world, so would need a quiet area that he can wander safely. However, he equally loves his home comforts and enjoys fuss and cuddles.

If you feel you could give a home to Katie or Simba give the Centre a call.

Leicester Animal Aid is a rescue and rehoming centre for cats and dogs, based just outside of the South Leicester village of Huncote. www.leicesteranimalaid.org.uk Phone: 01455 888257 Email: info@leicesteranimalaid.org.uk Leicester Animal Aid, Forest Road, Huncote, Leicester LE9 3LE Registered charity number: 242560

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Useful Telephone Numbers

Hospitals & Emergencies Hinckley Hospitals George Eliot Hospital Leicester Royal Infirmary Police (Emergency) Police (Non-Emergency) Gas Emergency Electricity (Loss of Power)

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Apollo Carpets are proud to have been serving Hinckley and the surrounding area for 48 years and offer good quality products at affordable prices for all budgets. Over the years Apollo has always strived to offer new and innovative new products for the market. Since the decision to leave the EU we have strived to change our collection of carpets to be more British based. We have always supported the British Carpet Industry but since the decision to leave the EU we have made a conscious decision to increase our supply of British

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carpets and we are now in a position to offer British carpets across the entire range for our customers. Going forward we will always look to further increase our supply of British carpets. Please support your British carpet manufacturers and your local independent carpet retailer, Apollo Carpets. We have always prided ourselves on offering the best customer service to the people of The Borough of Hinckley and the surrounding area.

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Friday 12th April, 7:30pm Burbage Women’s Institute, Burbage Congregational Church, Church Street, Burbage Burbage WI meets at 7.30pm on the second Friday of each month. Meetings are open to ladies of all ages. The speaker in April is from the Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust. Contact Stella on 01455 230540 or stella@moorex.f9.co.uk. Tuesday 16th to Tuesday 23rd April Annual Easter Bunny Hunt, Hinckley Town Centre Follow the clues on the entry form to find the Easter Bunnies in shop windows throughout the town centre to win an Easter Egg along with entry into a prize draw for a £50 gift voucher. Contact 01455 698494 or visit www.hinkleybid.co.uk. Wednesday 17th April, 10am to 12 noon Armed Forces Coffee Morning, The Green Rooms, St Mary’s Road, Hinckley Older veterans and their spouses, carers, widows and widowers are welcome. Led by Age UK Leicestershire & Rutland. You will receive a warm welcome, free cake and refreshments. Contact Michaela on 0116 2614606 or joiningforces@ageukleics.org.uk. Saturday 27th April, 10am to 2pm St George’s Day Event & Scout Parade, Hinckley Town Centre Patriotic family fun with lots of activities throughout the day. The Scout Parade leaves St Mary’s school playground at 1pm. Saturday 4th to Monday 6th May Burbage Scarecrow Festival, Burbage Burbage’s first ever Scarecrow Festival will take place over May Day Bank Holiday weekend. The theme will be ‘Children’s Books’. The public will vote for the three best scarecrows; first prize is £100, 2nd prize is £50 and third prize is £25. It’s £5 to enter a scarecrow and map booklets will be £3 each. There’s a competition to design the front cover of next year’s booklet in the map booklet itself. All profits will go to the Grove Road Schools’ PTFA. For further details contact Nicola Cross at ptfachair@burbageinfants.org. Sunday 5th May, 3pm to 5pm Music in the Park, Hollycroft Park, Hinckley Ratby Mid Band perform in the bandstand as part of the Events in the Park 2019 season. Monday 6th May, 11am to 2pm East Midlands Dog Rescue Fundraiser, Russells Garden Centre, Mill Hill, Baginton Meet some of the EMDR canine fundraisers (including Scott) on Bank Holiday Monday for our annual Spring Tombola helping to raise much-needed funds for the rescue dogs at EMDR (reg charity number 1126116).

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Friday 10th May, 7:30pm Burbage Women’s Institute, Burbage Congregational Church, Church Street, Burbage Burbage WI meets at 7.30pm on the second Friday of each month. Meetings are open to ladies of all ages. The talk in May is titled Wet on Wet Oil Painting. Contact Stella on 01455 230540 or stella@moorex.f9.co.uk.

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Saturday 11th May, 1pm to 3pm Music in the Mead, Argents Bandstand, Hinckley Steven Faulkner performs a range of popular covers, including hits from David Bowie, Simon & Garfunkel and more. Admission free. Sunday 12th May, 10:30am to 4:30pm Burbage Common Open Day, Burbage Common 25th annual countryside open day. Regular events include stalls, workshops, demonstrations, Morris Dancers, maypole dancing, local wildlife groups, farmers market and more. Monday 13th to Friday 24th May, 8:30am to 5:30pm The Pride Landscape, Atkins Gallery, Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley An LGBT exhibition featuring 6 artwork trees with each one representing the colours and meanings from the Pride flag: life, healing, sunlight, nature, harmony and spirit. Monday 13th to Friday 24th May, 8:30am to 5:30pm Artspiration, Atkins Gallery, Atkins Building, Lower Bond Street, Hinckley An exhibition of artworks by artists supporting other artists and individuals to help dispel the stigma of mental health. Part of Mental Health Awareness week. Thursday 16th May, 5pm to 8:30pm Classic Vehicle Meet, Market Place, Hinckley 2019’s first Classic Vehicle meet. Anyone with a classic vehicle or vehicle of special interest is welcome. Entry will be from Station Road. Free to enter and visit. Contact 01455 698494 or visit www.hinckleybid.co.uk. Saturday 18th May, 10am to 3pm Love Your Local Market, Hinckley Town Centre Lots of children’s activities and entertainment to showcase what Hinckley market has to offer. Part of the national Love Your Local Market fortnight. Sunday 19th May, 3pm to 5pm Music in the Park, Hollycroft Park, Hinckley Junction 21 perform big band swing in the bandstand as part of the Events in the Park 2019 season. Saturday 25th May, 1pm to 3pm Music in the Mead, Argents Bandstand, Hinckley Out of Gas perform popular covers from the 60’s to the present day. Admission free. Saturday 8th June, 1pm to 3pm Music in the Mead, Argents Bandstand, Hinckley The Stanley Opera Company performs songs from musical theatre and opera. Admission free. Saturday 8th June, 1pm Stoney Stanton Carnival Procession starts at 1pm on the Fleet and proceeds through the village and finishes on the war memorial playing fields. There will be lots to do, bouncy castles, land train, laser tag, donkeys, Indian food, tea and cakes, hot dogs, jacket potatoes, fish and chips, lots of games and stalls, brass band, face painting, school choir, tug of war and a beer bus and ice creams and lots more. All funds from the day are split between local groups.

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Barwell Speakers Club Learn to speak in public with confidence • Do you need to improve your presentation skills? • Would you like to improve your ability to communicate? • Are you interested in meeting new people? • Do you want to increase your confidence and learn to overcome your fear of speaking in public? Then Barwell Cedars Speakers Club can help you achieve all that... and lots more, by learning the art of Public Speaking! The club meets every two weeks at the George Ward Centre Stanley Street Barwell at 7.15pm and finishes at 9.30pm. Why not come along as a guest and see for yourself just how your public speaking fears can be sorted, it could be the best thing you ever did. For more information have a look at our web site www.barwellspeakers.co.uk or contact Roy Armstrong on 01455 637 274. Hinckley and District Photographic Society Improve Your Photographic Skills…... Hinckley and District Photographic Society invite you to come along to a club meeting to see how your skills in taking your photographs can be brushed up. The club meets on Fridays at 7.15pm at the Holy Trinity Church hall, Hinckley, where we have talks, demonstrations etc to improve your knowledge of photography. So please just come along as a guest and have an enjoyable evening with us. For further information, please call Ray Dallywater on 01455 230020. Hinckley Natural History Society If you enjoy walking in the countryside and would like to know more about the wildlife you see, then we would be happy to share our knowledge of nature with you. We meet at The Congregational Church in Burbage at 7.15pm every third Thursday in the month. Our meetings are suitable for all ages. For details call Dave on 01455 613920 or visit www.hinckleynaturalhistorysociety.com. Whist Drives Every Monday at 1:30pm to 4:00pm at Barwell Village Hall, High Street, Barwell. Entrance £2. Enquiries to 01455 890570. Every Tuesday at 1:45pm to 4:00pm at Clarke Community Centre, Herford Way (off Far Lash), Burbage. Entrance £3. Enquiries to 01455 238300. Every Saturday at Burbage Congregation Church, Burbage at 7.30pm to 9.45pm. Enquires to 01455 890570. Entrance fee includes modest money prizes, tea/coffee and biscuits. All ages welcome. Burbage Crusaders Bowling Club Lawn bowls is a game that people of any age, gender and ability can take part in and enjoy. It is a very accessible game and many players take it up with the intention of just playing socially for a little fun and exercise in the fresh air with friends. As they gain more understanding of the game and develop their own skill (and make no mistake it is a game of skill) they quickly progress to competitive bowling. If you would like: some gentle exercise in the fresh air, a little friendly competition, to learn a new sport requiring skill and judgement and friendly and encouraging company. All of these are available by joining the Burbage Crusaders Bowling Club. Burbage Crusaders are based at the Burbage Parish Bowling Green situated off Bridge Road, which is off Brookside, LE10 2TJ. We welcome beginners or experienced bowlers of any age or gender. First year’s membership only £10 for senior citizens! Contact any of the following for further information and a chance of an informal try at bowling, Adrian Bennett on 01455 610004, or Anne or Stew Briggs on 01455 456834. Or check out our website at www.burbagecrusadersbowl.uk Hollycroft Park Bowling Club Hollycroft Park Bowling Club starts the new bowling season at the beginning of April. Situated in the colourful surroundings of Hollycroft Park, the Club plays regular matches, both friendly and competitive, throughout

the season, which runs until the end of September. Applications 37 to join the Club are invited from men and women over the age of 14. No previous experience is necessary, and a free trial is offered to potential new members. Reduced fees apply for new members. Anyone interested in finding out more information can come to the bowling green at Hollycroft Park on any Wednesday afternoon during the summer and speak to Club members who will be pleased to assist them. Alternatively, contact can be made on 01455 634635. Hinckley Ladies Bowling Club We play home matches at Hollycroft Park and away matches at local Bowling Clubs. New members are welcomed with coaching and equipment available. Tel 01455 238531 for further information. U3A Hinckley We are a growing local organization, celebrating our 25th anniversary this year, covering a wide area which includes not just Hinckley itself but Burbage, Earl Shilton, Barwell and the surrounding villages. With over 400 members, we have 38 interest groups, offering something for everyone, such as Coffee and Current Affairs, Scrabble, Walking, Singing, Bridge, French Conversation, History, Reading, Lunch Groups, Croquet. Despite the title, the U3A, ‘University of The Third Age’, need not necessarily be academic. Run by members for members, it’s for anyone retired or semi-retired. Our main monthly meetings are on the 3rd Tuesday of the month, at Mary Forryan Centre, St Peter’s RC Church, Leicester Road, Hinckley, open from 1:30pm, when we meet other members, hear what is going on, listen to an invited speaker and enjoy tea and biscuits and chat, for £1. Most of our group meetings are held at the George Ward Centre, Barwell. If you have any queries, visit our website, https://u3asites.org.uk/ hinckley/home, or e-mail u3ahinckley@gmail.com. Burgess Bowls Club, Burbage Come and join a friendly local club for some outdoor bowling. Burbage Parish Council opened the green at Bridge Road on Saturday 6th April. There is no joining or annual fee in the first year and coaching will be available on Saturday mornings during April and May. We bowl socially against other local clubs both on Saturdays and during the week so come and try this sport whether you are experienced or a beginner. For further details contact Paul (01455 617000) or Mike (01455 251374). Hinckley Lions Club Four worthy local charities have been given a financial helping hand by members of Hinckley and Burbage Lions Club. The Lions recently held a series of fundraising events, including a very successful Casino Evening at Hinckley Rugby Club and decided to hand over cheques of £400 each to a quartet of groups they felt provided a great service to the Hinckley area. Club treasurer Mike Hanson went along to present a cheque to Pam Kaur of Coping For Cancer, as well as one to Lawrence House run by the Hinckley Homeless Group. A further £400 was handed over to the Salvation Army who will be putting this to good use for their community restaurant and one to the Women’s Refuge in the town. Next up for the Lions is a Barn Dance on April 27 at Stoke Golding Club. For more details, see the club’s website and Facebook page. Barwell Cricket Club Barwell CC Junior section is going from strength to strength and we are keen to recruit new players. We are looking for girls and boys to join our teams from under 9s up to under 13s. All children are welcome whether they have any previous experience or not, full coaching is given by ECB qualified coaches. There is no commitment and children are invited to come along for a few taster sessions to introduce them to the game. Please contact Mark Spacey on 07780 666232 or mark@myteamwear.co.uk for further details. All information is correct to the best of our knowledge at time of printing. We would advise checking in advance with the appropriate organisation or event organiser to ensure dates and times are still accurate.

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