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Village Church

Flip me to learn more about July 2016 events at St Andrew's Church, Whissendine.
2 July – Communion Service (11am)
10 July – Communion BCP (8am) / Feast Week Family Service (11am)
17 July – Communion Service (11am)
24 July – Communion Service (11am)
31 July – Team Service at All Saints, Oakham (10.30am)
For a calendar of church events, click here

Village Pub

Flip me for monthly events at the White Lion Inn.
Events at the village pub

2 July – Family Games
4 July – Pig Race
7 July – Royal Duck Race
9 July – Village Party (book now!)
28 July – Close-Up Magic Show (2 sittings)

Monthly Bin Schedule

Flip me to find out what rubbish bin(s) to put out this coming Friday.
July 2016

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

What’s on in Whissendine

Forthcoming Events

Tue 30

Archery

August 30, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week for 50 weeks
Wed 31

Pilates

August 31, 2016 @ 4:25 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 50 weeks
Thu 01

Line dancing

September 1, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every week for 50 weeks
Fri 02

Black bin

September 2, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 8:05 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every 2 weeks on Friday until December 16, 2016

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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.
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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

Whissendine Annual Produce & Craft Show 2016

The date for the much-awaited Whissendine Annual Produce & Craft Show 2016 has been announced: 3rd September 2016. The show will take place at St Andrew’s Church and the 104 classes are open to exhibitor, […]

Free Taster Day for Adults with Dementia

Based in the village of Great Dalby, Country Paths is a high quality Day Care provider who supports adults with additional needs. We are launching a brand new weekly support service with an open day […]

Country Paths Adults with Dementia

Day Care provider for Adults with additional needs

Based in the village of Great Dalby, Country Paths supports adults with Learning Disabilities by offering a wide range of activities that promote independence, confidence and a sense […]

New Clerk to the Parish Council Appointed

Whissendine Parish Council has appointed Mrs Elaine Everington of Mill Grove to the position of Clerk, to continue the good work of Mrs Jen Lacey, who is stepping down due to her move from the […]

Holiday Club for Primary Age Children

Revd. Julie and Revd. Janet invite you to a holiday club for primary age children.

Join us for fun, games and craft from 10:00 to 12:30 on 9th to 12th August in Langham village.

Email holidayclub@oakhamteam.org.uk for […]

Rev. Janet’s Monthly Missive (August 2016)

All change!!

No, honest, I’m not talking about politicians, Prime Ministers, party leaders and the like! I’ve been helping a friend to prepare for moving house. This…? tip! This…? Charity Shop! You can’t throw that away, surely! Some […]

Women’s Institute News – July 2016

The recent Book and Bric-a- brac stall that was held under the Buttercross in Oakham made a healthy £275. This will help finance the ninetieth anniversary celebrations later in the year.

Another successful event was the fashion […]

Loodal Farm Inspection Report

We have received the following update from the Senior Environmental Health Officer regarding monitoring for flies around the village.

Just to confirm our weekly inspections of both sheds at Loodall Farm have been completed yesterday (18th […]

Are you concerned about Ambulance Response Times in Rutland?

Ambulance response times in Rutland remain a concern. The East Midlands Ambulance Service has agreed to a Rutland Listening Event to explain what it intends to do to address the situation, and to hear from […]

Environmental Health Officer Update – Houseflies

The Parish Council has received the following update from the Environmental Health Officer inspecting sheds at Loodal Farm and other locations around Whissendine. Note that the current increase of houseflies in the village cannot and […]

Rev. Janet’s Monthly Missive (July 2016)

Oh, the anticipation … the news went round – “it’s coming! Are you going to see it?” Well, did you? The Flying Scotsman! Saturday morning, the dogs and I set off to find a […]

Books and Laptops needed

Many of you will know that Ian is working out in Nigeria this year for Voluntary Services Overseas, he is hugely enjoying the challenge of doing something completely different and you can follow what he […]

Village Party 2016 (a Feast Week event)

Saturday 9th July 2016
7pm till midnight at White Lion Inn

Curry & Pudding
plus
Live Music from THE MOONLIGHTS

Raffle with many prizes to be won.
Play “Heads n’ Tails” for a chance to win a major prize.

Tickets @ £17.50 […]