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Village Church

Flip me to learn more about May 2017 events at St Andrew's Church, Whissendine.
7 May – Communion Service (11am)
14 May – Holy Communion (8am), Family Service (11am)
21 May – Communion Service (11am)
28 May – Morning Worship (11am)
For a calendar of church events, click here

Village Pub

Flip me for monthly events at the White Lion Inn.
1 May – White Lion Quiz
3 May – Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn
10 May – Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn
17 May – Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn
24 May – Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn
26-28 May – Beer & Cider Festival
31 May – Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn

Monthly Bin Schedule

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

Friday 5 May – GREY / GREEN
Friday 12 May – BLACK
Friday 19 May – GREY / GREEN
Friday 26 May – BLACK

What’s on in Whissendine

Forthcoming Events

Fri 21

Black bin

July 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 8:05 am
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Every 2 weeks on Friday, recurring 50 times
Fri 21

Yoga

July 21, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
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Every week for 100 weeks
Wed 26

Wednesday Coffee @ White Lion Inn

July 26, 2017 @ 8:45 am - 11:00 am
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Every week for 52 weeks
Fri 28

Yoga

July 28, 2017 @ 5:15 pm - 7:15 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 100 weeks

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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

Leicester Mercury (7.7.17): US President Donald Trump spotted in small county village

The leader of the free world has been spotted in Whissendine. All over the Rutland village, scarecrows have been popping up as local people celebrate the Great Whissendine Feast Week. One of them has been […]

summer holiday sports clubs

Good Morning

I hope you had a lovely weekend

With the summer holidays just around the corner we would really appreciate it if you could promote our summer holiday clubs.

We have attached our booking […]

Whissendine curry – July 2017 menu

Order homecooked Indian curry from the village shop by Monday 7pm and collect it from the shop between 5pm and 7pm on Thursday. Indian dishes freshly made every Thursday. Choose from meat, fish and vegetable […]

Call for Flower Festival Volunteers

As many of you are aware the flower festival will take place at St Andrews Church over the August bank holiday weekend. In partnership with the church, Whissendine Village Hall provides refreshments and offers […]

Jobs – full time position at White Lion Inn

Recruiting – full time position available -waitering and bar service. Experience preferred although full training will be given. 25 hours plus –Would need to be able to work Weekends and evenings especially. Pay dependant on […]

Feast Week 2017 programme

Saturday 1st July

Big Band @ Village Hall 7pm – 11pm. Enjoy big band swing music and song. Tickets @£11 each.

Sunday 2nd July

Open Gardens @ The Green from 10am. Visit the many gardens in the village. […]

Children’s Picture Treasure Hunt (a Feast Week event)

Come and have a go at the Children’s Picture Treasure Hunt starting on the Green on Sunday 2nd July, from 10am to 4pm.

Treasure Hunt sheets at £1 each will be available on the Green on […]

Afternoon Tea at Number 2 (a Feast Week event)

Thursday 6th July, 3.00pm until 6.00pm
Come and enjoy a cup of tea with homemade scones and cakes.

Look forward to seeing you at 2 Foxhill.

Proceeds to go to Whissendine FeastWeek, supporting village organisations and local charities.

White Lion Inn Beer Festival 2017

The White Lion Beer Festival will be held from Fri 26th May through Sunday 28th May or until the beer runs out.

Saturday: Live Band and Paella from 8.30pm
Sunday: Ukulele Band from 2pm

Ales
DANCING DUCK Black, Sack […]

Whissendine 6ix (2017) race entry now open

Whissendine 6ix

WHERE: WHISSENDINE
WHEN: FRIDAY 7TH JULY, 2017 @ 7.30pm
PRICE: £7.50-8.50 ENTRY FEE

The Whissendine 6ix (six mile) road race and walk was first staged in 1985 and has become a popular event in the running calendar. […]

Feast Week sneak preview: Snap Cackle and Pop

Whissendine Feast Week presents Presents an evening of entertainment starring popular comedian Terry Woodpecker along with a surprise performance!!

Fun, Comedy & Music at The White Lion Inn from 7:00pm on Saturday 8th July 2017.

Entry tickets […]

Rev. Janet’s Monthly Missive (May 2017)

Turn..turn…turn

Another song from my youth! Really showing my age this time. The Byrds. Jim Morrison. And all you Baby Boomers out there are singing along. “to everything there is a season and a time for […]