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NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR

By | 2018-06-11T10:52:45+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Parish Council|

NOTICE OF VACANCY IN THE OFFICE OF COUNCILLOR PARISH OF WHISSENDINE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to section 87(2) of the Local Government Act 1972, that as a result of the resignation of Jo Ann Millington, a vacancy exists in the office of Councillor for the said Parish Council. If by 22 June 2018 (14 [...]

Cancelled – Beer & Cider Tasting

By | 2018-07-02T12:27:30+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Feast Week|

APOLOGIES - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED (updated 2 July). Beer & Cider Tasting @ Village Hall. Get the expert's view on a variety of fine hops. Tickets £10. From 7:30pm, Thursday 5th July. This is a Feast Week 2018 event. Feast Week 2018 runs from Saturday 30th June to Sunday 8th July 2018. For [...]

Scarecrow Competition 2018

By | 2018-06-14T13:05:25+00:00 June 14th, 2018|Feast Week|

The Whissendine Feast Week Scarecrow Competition is back! Make a sports or hobbies themed scarecrow for your chance to win £10 in Amazon vouchers. Put your sports or hobbies themed scarecrow outside your house before Saturday 30th June and let Emma know (call Whissendine 381 or email) your address for the judge to find you! [...]

Menopause Madness & Sticky Situation

By | 2018-06-11T10:59:10+00:00 June 11th, 2018|STARS|

Tracey Dene Powell presents two hilarious comedy plays "Menopause Madness" and "Sticky Situation" At Whissendine Village Hall 7.30pm on Friday 5th & Saturday 6th October 2018 (Licensed bar from 7pm each night) Tickets £7.50 (£7.00 concessions) For tickets call or text 07955 213327 / 01664 474437 Or e-mail: tdp.music@btinternet.com Book early to avoid disappointment. Raising [...]

North Beat Team Report – May 2018

By | 2018-06-11T11:39:20+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The crime figures for May 2018 for Rutland North beat is as follows: Burglary - Ashwell, Burley Theft - Ashwell (Church), Essendine, Little Casterton and Whitwell Theft from vehicles - A1 x 4, Greetham x 3, Barnsdale x 3, Egleton x 2, Market Overton, Whissendine, Stretton Criminal Damage - Langham, Market Overton, Ashwell and Burley [...]

Leicestershire and Rutland Federation of Women’s Institutes AGM 2018

By | 2018-05-11T14:32:53+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Women's Institute|

Leicestershire and Rutland Federation of Women's Institutes Annual Council Meeting Hangar 42, Bruntingthorpe, Lutterworth, Leics. Saturday 10 March 2018 Attended: Janet Bilby, Barbara Burnish, Lindsey Cleggett, Pat Lake, Marion Lawrie, Jo-Ann Millington, Rosemary Raymond, Helen Roberts, Ann Rushton, Jean Parkes, Gill Pavitt and Jean Penny (delegate) NFWI Chairman’s address: Lynne Stubbngs welcomed 1400 ladies to [...]

March 2018 WI meeting report

By | 2018-05-11T14:28:12+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Women's Institute|

Whissendine WI invited students from Harlaxton Manor, near Grantham, to talk about ‘Impressions of England’.  The girls come from several different American universities for a "semester" (three months) to learn about the UK and Europe including our history.  As well as visiting places in the UK such as Stonehenge and London, they are making the [...]

Craft & Produce Show tip – Arts and Crafts

By | 2018-05-11T14:18:50+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

In previous years the craft section has been so popular with so many entries we have overflowed! So this year we have separated out soft such as embroidery, quilts and lace from hard materials wood, wicker and metal. We have asked the judges what they look for and this is what they said: ‘When judging [...]

North Beat Team Report – April 2018

By | 2018-06-11T11:36:13+00:00 May 11th, 2018|North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The crime figures for April 2018 for Rutland North beat is as follows: Burglary - Langham Burglary other than dwelling - Egleton, Whissendine Theft of vehicle - Ryhall Theft from vehicle - Hambleton, Greetham x 2, Burley, Barnsdale x 2, A1 x7 Theft - Greetham x 2, Whitwell, Little Casterton Criminal Damage - Greetham x [...]

Whissendine Ward Councillor (May 2018)

By | 2018-04-16T14:00:30+00:00 April 28th, 2018|Ian Arnold, Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

I am sure it has been the topic of many a conversation within the village, yes, the weather and of course the level of flooding that the village has suffered as a result. This has been the area that I have spent a significant amount of time trying to resolve with RCC, to a greater [...]

Do you have a classic car or motorcycle?

By | 2018-04-16T14:35:52+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Feast Week|

The classic car and motorcycle show, a Feast Week 2018 event, will take place in Whissendine on July 3rd 2018 @ 6.30pm. Following on from the success of the last few years, we are holding our annual meeting for “Vehicles of interest”, so this covers Vintage, Classic and modern. The only entry criteria is that [...]

Craft & Produce Show tip – Flowers and Flower Arrangements

By | 2018-04-16T14:19:28+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Do you enjoy flowers? How about entering flowers or a flower arrangement in the craft and produce show in September? Here are some hints and tips to help you to get the best from your flowers! • Look at the brief very carefully and make sure you meet the criteria specified - if it says [...]

Floods in Whissendine (10.4.18)

By | 2018-04-10T13:57:42+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Ian Arnold, Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

10 April 2018 Today the village was again badly flooded in a number of areas such as Stapleford road, the bus stop area and the brook/Cow lane across the road. I have challenged RCC regarding a number of these before and they have had consultants out from Peterborough to look at the brook and proposed [...]

Whissendine 6ix Entry Form

By | 2018-03-26T14:34:52+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Feast Week, Whissendine 6ix|

Download your entry form for the 2018 Whissendine 6ix HERE. Whissendine 6ix Six-mile Road Race & Walk Friday 6th July 2018 Walkers start 7pm - Runners start 7.30pm All enquiries to Ian Arnold (c/o Whissendine 6ix), Tel: 07736 784 210 Email: arnold.whissendine@tiscali.co.uk Entry forms and results can also be downloaded at www.grainstorebrewery.com and www.whissendine6ix.org.uk Event [...]

Best Kept Plot of 2017

By | 2018-03-20T12:24:49+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Whissendine Allotment Association|

On Monday 19 March 2018, the Whissendine Allotment Association held its 5th Annual General Meeting. As well as discussing last year's gardening calendar the association also presented an award for the Best Kept Plot of 2017. The winner of this newly presented award went to Allotment Association Secretary Michelle Penycate. As you can see from [...]

Church Quiz Night

By | 2018-03-12T10:40:52+00:00 March 15th, 2018|Church|

Come and join us for a Quiz Night at St. Andrews Church, Whissendine on Saturday 21st April starting at 6.30pm. Please bring your own drinks and also a plate of food to contribute towards a shared buffet. £10 per team, maximum of 4 people. Please book in advance, contact Alex & David Martin email: quiz@rutlandmartin.plus.com [...]

Craft & Produce Show tip – Junior Section

By | 2018-03-12T10:20:36+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

The schedules have now been delivered either through your letterbox or by school email. So why not take a look at some of the activities in the craft and produce show schedule and start planning your entries! The Junior section is packed with ideas to keep you busy on those rainy days. Here's just a [...]

Feb 2018 WI meeting report

By | 2018-05-11T14:37:01+00:00 March 11th, 2018|Women's Institute|

Whissendine WI members were joined by 14 visitors (including men!) at their February meeting to hear about the Dogs Trust.  Ella, based at Loughborough and wonderfully aided by her dog Brooster, told us about all aspects of their work including rehoming or fostering dogs, offering advice and education for dogs and humans and their campaigns [...]

Annual Village Meeting 2018

By | 2018-03-15T11:35:42+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Parish Council|

All Whissendine residents are invited to this year’s annual Village Meeting to be held at 7:30pm on 14th March 2018 at Whissendine Primary School (not 21st March as first announced). This is your chance to raise questions to the parish council and to listen to what the council has been doing for you this past [...]

Save the date: Whissendine Safari Supper

By | 2018-03-06T14:32:38+00:00 March 6th, 2018|General news, Safari Supper|

Saturday 16th June 2018, 6:30 pm to 11 pm, £15 per person Join us for Pimms and canapés in the gardens of the Old Rectory from 6.30pm for a relaxed evening in great company. Stroll through the village to enjoy a delicious meal, finally returning to the church for deserts. Perhaps you could host a [...]

North Beat Team Report – February 2018

By | 2018-03-06T11:14:31+00:00 March 6th, 2018|North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The crime figures for February 2018 for Rutland North beat is as follows: Burglary Dwelling - Ryhall Burglary other than dwelling - Greetham, Stretton Assault - Great Casterton Theft from motor vehicle - 6 x A1 (HGV’s), Great Casterton Theft - Barnsdale, Whissendine, Langham, Burley, 2 x Market Overton Criminal damage - Pickworth (Hare Coursing) [...]

North Beat Team Report – January 2018

By | 2018-02-26T11:33:09+00:00 February 26th, 2018|North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The crime figures for January 2018 for Rutland North beat is as follows: Burglary Other than Dwelling - Stretton Theft - Greetham x 3, Cottesmore x 2, Little Casterton, Egleton, Burley and Ryhall Assault - Burley Criminal Damage - Greetham x 2 Theft from motor vehicle - A1 x 5, Cottesmore The current Neighbourhood priority [...]

CANCELLED – Village meeting (3/3/18)

By | 2018-03-01T21:39:39+00:00 February 26th, 2018|General news, Ward Councillor|

CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS A village meeting will be held on Saturday 3rd March between 11am and 12.30am at the Village school by Ian Arnold and Rutland Police Constabulary to update the village on activity in Rutland and Whissendine.

Home Straight recruiting

By | 2018-02-22T14:02:41+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|General news|

Home Straight are recruiting ... Home Straight provide bespoke premium care for people wishing to remain in their own home. Our carefully selected team specialise in supporting clients living with dementia and other disabilities, to lead independent lives. We do this by recognising that every client is different, with unique needs. We put them at [...]

Part-time Kitchen Assistant wanted @ White Lion Inn

By | 2018-02-13T17:04:41+00:00 February 13th, 2018|White Lion Inn|

RECRUITING - Part time Kitchen Assistant required to prepare starters, desserts, preparation of food/vegetables and assist the Chefs in day to day running of the kitchen. Full training will be given in Health and Hygiene as well as Health and Safety. If you can work on your own, have initiative, be flexible and would enjoy [...]

Craft & Produce Show tip – Photography

By | 2018-02-04T17:41:02+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Generally what the judges look for in the photography section is good composition and a shot that is well ‘framed’ and catches the eye. So photos that are unusual in terms of lighting, colour, subject and character are all important. This year the rules for the photographic section have changed. All entries must be the [...]

CHANGE OF DATE FOR VILLAGE AGM

By | 2018-02-03T20:37:59+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Parish Council|

All Whissendine residents are invited to this year’s annual Village Meeting to be held at 7:30pm on 14th March 2018 at Whissendine Primary School (not 21st March as first announced). This is your chance to raise questions to the parish council and to listen to what the council has been doing for you this past [...]

Gardening Tips (Feb 2018)

By | 2018-01-22T15:37:13+00:00 January 30th, 2018|Gardening Tips|

Let's start with the Queen I mean Clematis of course. When the bad frosts have gone cut late flowering clematis (those that flower after June) down to about 60cm. (2ft) Have fun planning your vegetables and flowers chosen from the magazines. If you have never grown vegetables or flowers from seed, give it a go [...]

Craft & Produce Show categories announced

By | 2018-02-04T17:29:16+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

The Craft & Produce Show, to be held on Saturday 1 September 2018, is made up of 113 classes across 12 categories or sections (of which 2 categories are for juniors only). For a complete list of classes, show rules, show timetable, hints and tips as well as previous winners, please visit the Craft and [...]

Sir John Sedley Educational Foundation

By | 2018-01-22T15:53:18+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|General news|

Sir John Sedley Educational Foundation Helping Young People since 1637 Registered Charity 527884 Young people, under the age of 25 years, living in Whissendine are eligible to receive financial support to further their education. With high tuition fees, travel costs and expensive books and equipment, the average student spends over £10,000 each academic year. We understand [...]

Aladdin by STARS

By | 2018-01-16T15:33:11+00:00 January 16th, 2018|STARS|

STARS are proud to present Aladdin by Ben Crocker which will take place at the Village Hall on 2nd and 3rd February 2018 at 7.30pm for the evening performances and at 2.30pm for the Saturday matinee. Tickets, priced at £6.00 (£5.00 concessions) will be on sale from the beginning of January at the Village Shop. [...]

Craft & Produce Show tip – Fruit & Veg

By | 2018-02-04T17:30:07+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Every month in the run up to the Craft & Produce Show, the organisers will share hints and tips relating to one of the categories in the show. Check the Craft and Produce Show page for a complete list of hints and tips. This month Keith Dugmore offers advice about fruit and vegetables … This [...]

Whissendine Ward Councillor (Jan 2018)

By | 2018-01-16T13:01:13+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Ward Councillor|

On the 18th of December, I met up with the Biffa contractors who were sent to the village to remove moss from the footpaths in Sherrards Close and Hall Close/Foxhill. They demonstrated their “New Device”, which was a strimmer with a rotary wire brush head, and whilst it created mess it did successfully remove the [...]

White Lion Roars with Laughter

By | 2018-01-16T12:06:47+00:00 January 16th, 2018|White Lion Inn|

Leicester Comedy Show "White Lion Roars with Laughter" here on the 22nd February 2018. Tickets £10.00 which includes a FREE pint of Tiger (no substitutions). Purchase your tickets either at the bar or at comedy-festival.co.uk - limited seating. The White Lion Inn hosts a stellar line-up of stand-up comedians including the writer, comedian and TV [...]

Rutland Young People’s Award Event 2018

By | 2018-01-11T22:23:03+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Rutland County Council|

The Rutland Youth Council would like to invite you to nominate for this year’s Young Peoples Awards which are taking place on Wednesday 7th March from 6pm at the Rutland County Museum. The award recognises and rewards young people who have achieved a great deal and pushed their personal boundaries, whatever they are, demonstrated exceptional [...]

Save the date: Craft & Produce Show 2018

By | 2018-02-04T17:25:05+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Craft & Produce Show|

Save the date: Saturday, 1 September 2018 There will be many of your favourite classes and some new ones including the longest runner bean and an item made of recycled materials. We are also introducing a home brew section. For more information contact Sarah (Whissendine 226) or David (Whissendine 008)

5-star hygiene rating awarded to Mace curry

By | 2018-01-02T15:14:09+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Mace village shop|

We are proud to announce that our weekly curry service has received a 5-star hygiene rating from Rutland County Council (Food Standards Agency - Hygiene Regulation and Legislation). All the meat for our curry is fresh and selected by staff from a supermarket. When we make curry on Thursday the meat still usually has 2 [...]

‘No Finer Life’ at Oakham Castle

By | 2018-01-02T14:54:28+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|General news|

The Archer’s Graham Harvey, brings to the stage the true tale of an unlikely Cotswold hero and an enduring romance. What inspires a young Somerset land girl to set off in search of a best selling author in the darkest days of war? The production moves between the 1940s and the current day, reflecting that [...]

NORTH BEAT TEAM REPORT – DECEMBER 2017

By | 2018-02-26T11:31:12+00:00 December 31st, 2017|North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported to the police for the month of December 2017. BOTD (Burglary other than dwelling) - 3 x Ryhall Theft - Greetham Theft from vehicle - Langham, 2 x A1, attempt Market Overton Assault - Whissendine, Hambleton, Greetham, Langham Criminal Damage - Ryhall, Hambleton, Little Casterton, Whissendine Bilking (theft fuel [...]

North Beat Team Report – November 2017

By | 2018-02-26T11:40:29+00:00 December 1st, 2017|North Beat Team Report (Police)|

The following crime has been reported to the police on the Rutland North beat for November: Burglary Dwelling - Ryhall Theft of Motor Vehicle - Ryhall and an attempt at Stretton (Both plant machinery on site) Theft from Motor Vehicle - Cottesmore (number plates), 2 x A1, Egleton, Barnsdale, 2 x Langham, 2 x Catalytic [...]

Grasmere Christmas Essentials @ Mace Store

By | 2017-11-21T15:58:26+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Mace village shop|

Last year Mace village shop supplied 18 Grasmere Christmas Essentials orders to Whissendine households, all with positive feedback, so why not plan for Christmas now and place your order at the village shop and post office. Please click HERE to download the order forms. Nirav and Nipa Mace village shop

Whissendine curry – Nov 2017 menu

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:48+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Mace village shop|

Order homecooked Indian curry from the village shop by Thursday 7pm and collect it from the shop between 5.30pm and 6.45pm on Friday. Indian dishes freshly made every Friday. Choose from meat, fish and vegetable curries, rice and chapati. Nov 2017 menu 3rd Nov: Chicken curry, Egg Biryani, Rice, Chapati 10th Nov: Chicken curry, Potato [...]

Rutland Plan response to RCC by Ward Councillor

By | 2017-11-06T11:31:23+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

Following the village meeting hosted by Ward Councillor Ian Arnold regarding the Rutland Plan, the Ward Councillor sent a letter of reply to Rutland County Council outlining the concerns of village residents. The Ward Councillor's response letter may be downloaded and viewed in full here.

ST. ANDREW’S CHURCH WINTER MINI BAZAAR & BOOK FAYRE

By | 2017-11-03T14:32:17+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Church|

A large variety of goods for sale with many new additions and some interestingly not so new. A wide selection of books to browse and purchase. Something for everyone so come along to Church for a bargain. Tea, coffee & biscuits. 10am until 4pm, Saturday November 25, 2017

End of season bash @ White Lion Inn

By | 2017-09-20T08:08:17+00:00 September 20th, 2017|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 5pm. Complimentary Hog Roast and Caricaturist - Ray Allen - for your entertainment. Look forward to seeing you. Best wishes [...]

Rutland Plan sharing meeting

By | 2017-11-06T11:31:35+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

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 residents of Whissendine. 10am - 11.30am, 23 September 2017, Whissendine Primary School. All are welcome to attend. The purpose of [...]

St Andrew’s Church Quiz Night

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:48+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Church|

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 and also a plate of food to contribute towards a shared buffet. £10 per team, [...]

RCC Local Plan – feedback sought

By | 2017-11-06T11:31:46+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Rutland County Council, Ward Councillor|

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 additional new housing, employment or other development that may be needed over the extended plan period. RCC is consulting on [...]

Whissendine curry – Sept 2017 menu

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:49+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Mace village shop|

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 curries, rice and chapati. Sept 2017 menu 7th Sept: Chicken curry, Egg Biryani, Rice, Chapati 14th Sept: Chicken curry, Potato [...]

STARS Panto Auditions

By | 2017-09-04T17:43:56+00:00 September 4th, 2017|STARS|

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 for the main speaking parts. All STARS members are invited to attend as well as anyone else who may [...]

STARS presents two one-act plays

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:49+00:00 September 4th, 2017|STARS|

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 Village Hall.  There will be a bar available from 7:00pm and during the interval. Tickets, priced at £6 [...]

Whissendine Pastel Workshop – spaces left

By | 2017-09-04T17:31:35+00:00 September 4th, 2017|General news|

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 member of Leicestershire Pastel Society. Our subject will be:-   Woods/fields with or without snow or [...]

Craft & Produce Show 2017

By | 2018-02-04T17:19:40+00:00 August 30th, 2017|Craft & Produce Show|

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 re-opens at 1.30pm Every child who enters the show gets a rosette Prizes awarded at 4.00pm followed [...]

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

By | 2017-08-31T15:20:42+00:00 August 16th, 2017|Events|

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 213327) with money going to the Matt Hampson Foundation.

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

By | 2017-07-18T20:32:37+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Feast Week|

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 dressed up in a suit with a photograph of Donald Trump for a face and a quiff made of hay [...]

summer holiday sports clubs

By | 2017-07-18T20:22:24+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Activities for kids|

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 form to this email but here is some more information as to why we feel this is the holiday club [...]

Whissendine curry – July 2017 menu

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:49+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Mace village shop|

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 curries, rice and chapati. July 2017 menu 6th July: Egg Biryani, Chicken curry, Rice, Chapati 13th July: Chicken curry, Potato [...]

Call for Flower Festival Volunteers

By | 2017-07-18T20:15:33+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Church, Flower Festival|

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 a range of meals, teas & coffees commencing on Saturday 26th August and continuing on Sunday 27th and Monday 28th August. [...]

Jobs – full time position at White Lion Inn

By | 2017-07-18T20:09:44+00:00 July 18th, 2017|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 experience. If you would like to apply - send your details to info@whitelioninn.com or call 01664 474233 –Yolanda

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

By | 2017-05-31T15:20:30+00:00 May 31st, 2017|Activities for kids, Feast Week|

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 Sunday 2nd July. A great way to get around the village and spot all the pictures.

White Lion Inn Beer Festival 2017

By | 2017-05-19T11:23:28+00:00 May 19th, 2017|White Lion Inn|

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 & Quack 4.2% A traditional mild recipe but full bodied with bags of malty flavour. Black [...]

Whissendine 6ix (2017) race entry now open

By | 2017-06-04T12:27:20+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Feast Week|

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. The event starts and finishes in the Rutland village with the course following a natural circuit [...]

Feast Week sneak preview: Snap Cackle and Pop

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:50+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Feast Week|

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 at £10 per person includes a glass of bubbly. Food - Paella & BBQ - from £5 per [...]

Rev. Janet’s Monthly Missive (May 2017)

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:50+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Church, Rev. Janet Tebby|

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 every purpose under heaven”. Some may recognise those words, not from the song, but from a funeral service. They [...]

Whissendine curry – May 2017 menu

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:51+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Mace village shop|

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 curries, rice and chapati. May 2017 menu 4th May: Chicken curry, Rice, Chapati 11th May: Chicken curry, Potato Curry, Rice, [...]

Forthcoming events @ White Lion Inn

By | 2017-05-02T09:37:15+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|White Lion Inn|

May 4th Willow Weaving workshop (contact Marion 07902407111) start 7pm – pre booking essential Evening of Magic 11th May £18.00 tickets including supper – SORRY SOLD OUT Every Wednesday from 9.00 – 12.00pm is Coffee Morning at the White Lion. Fresh Coffee, latte, tea and cakes all served in the comfort of the pub. Everyone [...]

Job opportunities @ White Lion Inn

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:51+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|White Lion Inn|

The following jobs are available at White Lion Inn, Whissendine: Part–time Cook Part–time Cook required to learn all aspects of the day to day running of our busy kitchen. Experience is not essential as full training will be given – although we expect the applicant to have good hygiene skills. Good communication skills and being [...]

GORDON HASKELL BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:51+00:00 April 26th, 2017|General notices|

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! GORDON HASKELL IS COMING BACK TO WHISSENDINE VILLAGE HALL Friday, 18th August at 7.30 p.m. Tickets only £10 each! *Special offer available - *Book a table for four people for only £50 to include bottle of wine!! (Tables are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment) To obtain tickets contact Tracey [...]

Whissendine St. Andrew’s Church Spring Mini Bazaar & Book Fayre

By | 2017-04-13T13:13:14+00:00 April 13th, 2017|Church|

A large variety of goods for sale with many new additions and some interestingly not so new. A wide selection of books to browse and purchase. Something for everyone so come along to Church for a bargain. Tea, coffee & biscuits. Saturday May 13, 2017. 10am until 4pm.

Whissendine curry – April menu

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:51+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Mace village shop|

Order homecooked Indian curry from the village shop at the weekend and collect it from the shop on Thursday. Indian dishes freshly made every Thursday. Choose from meat, fish and vegetable curries, rice and chapati. One portion of curry should be enough for two people. April 2017 menu 6th April: Mix veg Curry , Chicken [...]

Feast Week preview: Comedian, Food and Music

By | 2017-03-13T15:22:20+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Feast Week|

Whissendine Feast Week 2017 Saturday 1st to Saturday 8th July. Something new in the village during Feast Week: Comedian, Food and Music on Saturday 8th July at the White Lion from 7:00pm. Featuring a stand up Comedian, Food and Music, and a load of fun!! More details to follow.

St Andrew’s Church Quiz Night (April 2017)

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:52+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Church|

April 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm | £10 Following the successful Quiz Night last September we are inviting you to come and join us again. Saturday 8th April. 6:30pm start. St Andrew’s Church, Whissendine. Please bring your own drinks and also a plate of food to contribute towards a shared buffet. £10 [...]

Rev. Janet’s Monthly Missive (Mar 2017)

By | 2017-03-09T17:26:03+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Church, Rev. Janet Tebby|

I'm writing this whilst watching the Big Painting Challenge. Partly because I like to think I know the Reverend Richard Coles (I've spoken to him twice) and partly because who knows, one day, in retirement I might take to watercolours. Despite failing Art O Level, dismally. By the time you read this of course the [...]

Save the date: Whissendine Safari Supper

By | 2017-12-30T19:30:52+00:00 March 9th, 2017|General news|

Saturday 17th June 2017, 6:30 pm to 11 pm, £15 per person Join us for Pimms and canapés in the gardens of the Old Rectory from 6.30pm for a relaxed evening in great company. Stroll through the village to enjoy a delicious meal, finally returning to the church for deserts. Perhaps you could host a [...]

Save the date: Whissendine Feast Week 2017

By | 2017-02-09T11:35:00+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Feast Week, General news|

Save the Date for Whissendine Feast Week 2017: Saturday 1st to Saturday 8th July. There will be plenty of activities throughout the week in the village, for example Open Gardens, Children's Picture Treasure Hunt, Quiz, Pig Race, Duck Race and something new: "Snap, Cackle & Pop", so watch out for more announcements in the Grapevine [...]