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Village Church

Flip me to learn more about Sept 2017 events at St Andrew's Church, Whissendine.
3 Sept – Communion Service (11am)
10 Sept – Family Service (11am)
17 Sept – Communion Service (11am)
24 Sept – Morning Worship (11am)
For a calendar of church events, click here

Village Pub

Flip me for monthly events at the White Lion Inn.
4 Sept – White Lion Quiz
6 Sept – Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn
13 Sept – Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn
20 Sept – Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn
27 Sept – Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn
27 Sept – Macmillan Coffee & Cake Morning

Monthly Bin Schedule

Flip me to find out what rubbish bin(s) to put out this coming Friday.
Sept 2017

Friday 1 Sept – BLACK
Friday 8 Sept – GREY / GREEN
Friday 15 Sept – BLACK
Friday 22 Sept – GREY / GREEN
Friday 29 Sept – BLACK

What’s on in Whissendine

Forthcoming Events

Thu 19

Curry Night

October 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Fri 20

Grey/green bins

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 8:05 am
Fri 20

Yoga

October 20, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Sun 22

Morning Prayer (22.10.17)

October 22, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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Get involved

Fancy contributing to the village website? We would like to feature more information on the history of the village, including a gallery of historical photos and maps, as well as information on walks around the village, on the open garden scheme and on the flora and fauna in Whissendine. If you can share your knowledge and time, please get in touch!
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Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme has been looking after villagers for over 5 years. Demand for assistance now exceeds supply and WGNS needs new volunteers. See the WGNS page for more details.
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Your Village Needs You!

Start the new year by offering your services to one of the village clubs or associations. There is currently no Rainbows group (for girls age 5-7) in Whissendine and the village would welcome somebody to step up and become a leader. UPDATE: Thank you for stepping up, we now have a Rainbows group!
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Whissendine Environment Group (WEG) is always looking for volunteers to join working parties to maintain the area. In addition, volunteers can be trained in hedge laying / coppicing at Rutland Water. The training is fully funded. See the WEG page for more details.
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Latest News & Blog

Macmillan Coffee Morning (27.9.17)

Macmillan Coffee Morning at The White Lion Inn on Wednesday 27th September from 9.30am -12pm.
Any Cake donations would be greatly appreciated as well as your support on this special day.

Best wishes Yolanda and Chris

End of season bash @ White Lion Inn

End of season bash. As a thank you to all our customers and friends for your support over the last year, we are having an end of season get together on Sunday 24th September from […]

Rutland Plan sharing meeting

Following feedback at the recent RCC roadshow held in the Village Hall, Whissendine Ward Councillor, Ian Arnold, will hold a public meeting to further share information about the Rutland Plan and its relevance to the […]

St Andrew’s Church Quiz Night

October 28, 2017 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm | £10

Continuing our successful Quiz Nights, we are inviting you to come and join us again.

Saturday 28th October.
6:30pm start.
St Andrew’s Church, Whissendine.

Please bring your own drinks […]

RCC Local Plan – feedback sought

Rutland County Council is reviewing the Local Plan – which includes provisional sites for 88 potential new houses in Whissendine – in order to extend the plan period to 2036 and to provide for any […]

Whissendine Flower Festival 2017 Photos

Visit the Whissendine Flower Festival page on this website to see a selection of photographs by Mike McSweeney Photography of the 2017 festival.

Whissendine Flower Festival

Whissendine curry – Sept 2017 menu

Order homecooked Indian curry from the village shop by Tuesday 7pm and collect it from the shop between 5.30pm and 6.45pm on Thursday. Indian dishes freshly made every Thursday. Choose from meat, fish and vegetable […]

STARS Panto Auditions

STARS Panto Auditions
Sunday 1st October at 4:00pm in the Village Hall

Yes, it’s that time again! Auditions for Aladdin will be held in the Village Hall on Sunday 1st October at 4:00pm for the children’s chorus and 4:30pm […]

STARS presents two one-act plays

STARS Presents Two One-Act Plays
Friday 15th and Saturday 16th September at 7:30pm in the Village Hall

The next STARS production will be two one-act comedies on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th September at 7:30pm in the […]

Whissendine Pastel Workshop – spaces left

Whissendine Pastel Workshop 23 Sept 2017

We still have a some spaces left.

Whissendine Village Hall from 9:30 until 2:30.

Price £28

This meeting our artist is Vivien Blackburn who is the president of Leicestershire Sketch Club and a […]

Craft & Produce Show 2017

Don’t forget the Whissendine Craft and Produce Show, held on Saturday 9th September 2017, St Andrews Church.

Click here to see the complete list of classes, rules, tips and sponsors for 2017.

Staging of exhibits 8 -10.30am
Show […]

Premier Cru – 6-piece band raising money for Matt Hampson Foundation

Coming soon to Whissendine: a great 50s, 60s and 70s night out with Premier Cru, a 6-piece harmony band, at the Village Hall. Keep the date free: Saturday 14 October. Tickets are £10 (call/text 07955 […]