Jo & Chris Read of Greendale Farm C&C Park write: All being well, Greendale Farm Caravan and Camping will be re-opening on Saturday the 4th July. This will be a busy day for arrivals. For those who don’t know us we are situated on Pickwell Lane, Whissendine - about half way down. The Campsite accepts [...]
A message from Sue Lammin of Whissendine PC: coming out of lockdown in Rutland and Whissendine. Opticians: they received guidance on 17 June and can now offer a service. Advice is to call your optician before attending and they'll advise how things are working now. Dentists: all 9 Rutland-based dentists are now offering at least [...]
Non-essential retailers like clothing shops, charity shops and retail art galleries are able to re-open from Monday 15 June 2020, in England, provided social distancing measures can be adopted. A range of temporary measures are being Implemented in Oakham and Uppingham to protect the safety of staff and shoppers as people are welcomed back to [...]
People in Whissendine are invited to sign up to a new online network to share their experiences of NHS services and help shape the future of local NHS services. The NHS Citizens’ Panel has been set up by local NHS organisations to gather public views and opinions on a wide variety of health topics, which [...]
Following information from Rutland Water (Anglian Water) yesterday 14th May we have been informed it and its car parks will be closed for the foreseeable future. Please consider forwarding this message to inform anybody you know who may be considering travelling to Rutland Water not to as they will be disappointed. Many thanks indeed. Paul [...]
James Greenberry has sent in this photo of the stunning sunset on 2nd May. He says this was taken just off Harborough Close.
Here is a message from Sue Lammin, Clerk to Whissendine Parish Council Virtual VE Day 75th anniversary events: There will be a number of ways to participate if people wish to: Social media: there are dedicated accounts for Rutland on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Rutland County Museum and Oakham Castle both have exhibitions on their [...]
The following message has been issued by Her Majesty’s Lord-Lieutenant of Rutland Dr Sarah Furness Thank you to everybody supporting our Rutland Community through this difficult time. I am so impressed (but not unduly surprised) with the altruism and community spirit that has been shown as a response to Coronavirus in Rutland. It has [...]
Photo of Whissendine windmill on the evening of 8th April. The fire is at the Asfordby storage site in Melton Mowbray . For local media reports see The Leicester Mercury and The Melton Times Photo credit: James Greenberry(Whissendine resident)
NHS in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland is making temporary changes to some local healthcare services with immediate effect. These include temporary closure of the Urgent Care Centres at Oakham and Melton. For more information, see this Stamford Mercury article
Rutland Health - Primary Care Network Prescription medication can be collected for you from Empingham Medical Practice, Uppingham Surgery, Market Overton Surgery or Somerby Surgery. Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme is co-ordinating the scheme for Whissendine If you need medicines to be collected please call Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme on 0750 059 9635 Further information can [...]
Message from Councillor Rosemary Powell Civic Amenity sites: Cottesmore remains closed but Rutland County Council are getting ready to open North Luffenham Household Waste and Recycling Centre on Tuesday 19th May for essential waste only. i.e. waste that can't be stored safely at home. Please do not make the journey to North Luffenham unless [...]
On 20 March, Wookies posted this on Facebook: We have closed the doors today. Very very sad to do so . We love running our little cafe and will miss all our lovely customers. But we will stay positive and look forward to seeing you after this all passes by . Take care all of [...]
Alison, Chair of the Whissendine Good Neighbour Scheme, has sent out this message to WGNS volunteers and to villagers in general. You are probably reaching peak saturation point with information regarding how to operate and behave during this outbreak but I thought it appropriate to share thoughts and ideas with you. This should be a [...]
A villager sent in the following information about a BT email scam I have received a BT scam email this afternoon. The whole thing looked very convincing. It said if I did not log in and update my info my service would be stopped. I looked at it and the login page was exactly like [...]
Whissendine's Annual Parish Meeting will take place at the Primary School on Wednesday 11 March at 7.15pm. AGENDA Welcome & apologies for absence taken Minutes of 2019 Village meeting (on the village notice board or download here). Rutland Police: PC Laurie Appleton will give an update on issues Parish Council Chairman: Will Farr will give [...]
Fun new play equipment has been installed in the small children’s play area at the banks. This was commissioned by the Parish council on behalf of the village, and was installed during half term. The swings are to be repainted and the hedging trimmed back, but sadly the weather has not been suitable recently, so [...]
Storm Ciara left damage in Whissendine as it swept through over the weekend. James Greenberry has sent in this photo of a fallen tree in the field behind Harborough Close and Station Road was blocked by another on Sunday.
Introduction to Clay and Making Techniques Katherine Staples Ceramics This is a 6 week course, 2 ½ hours per week on a Tuesday morning 9.30am – 12pm in Whissendine, Rutland 25th Feb, 3rd , 10th , 17th , 24th and 31st March Course will involve: Introduction to clay and hand building Introduction to press moulding [...]
Rutland and Melton Candidates Alicia Kearns - Conservative and Unionist Party Marietta King - UK Independence Party (UKIP) Alastair McQuillan - Green Party Andy Thomas - Labour Party Anthony Watchorn - Independent Carol Weaver - Liberal Democrats Polling station: VILLAGE HALL 7am - 10pm The Rutland & Stamford Mercury have written of the sad death [...]
James Greenberry has sent in this photo of the flooding at the junction of Main Street and Cow Lane. It's a timely reminder to be aware that this level of flooding is deep enough to swamp cars. See previous News item Whissendine Brook Overflows
Whissendine pre-school is holding its Nativity at 10.30am on Saturday 7th December 2019 in the Village Hall. Free entry to all
We all know about it! On Saturday night a rave was called on Stapleford Road. The following is some of the media coverage on the event. @WhissendineUK: (Twitter) It's a lovely morning but no doubt we are going to have more than a few tired and frustrated villagers around today! We seem to have been [...]
CELEBRATE SAFELY THIS HALLOWEEN People across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are being reminded to 'Celebrate Safely' this Halloween and only call 999 in an emergency. Last year 816 incidents were reported to officers in the 24 hour period of October 31, including calls about anti-social behaviour related to trick or treating. Some 413 of these [...]
The Parish Council has issued a report on traffic congestion in the village. Click here to download it.
Whissendine brook overflowed at the bridge on Main Street on October 26th. Unfortunately a car misjudged the depth of the water and became stranded. Passers by and a bus driver helped the occupants out and the bus driver offered his bus as a warm, dry waiting space until more assistance arrived.
All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the length of road known as Station Road from Main Street to Pears Lodge Farm The closure is to enable BT to undertake box installation and duct laying work. The duration of the closure shall be from 21st October 2019 to 24th October 2019 The alternative route during the closure [...]
All vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the length of road known as Whissendine Road from Ashwell Road to Whissendine Road The closure is to enable Network Rail to undertake jetting works at the crossing. The duration of the Closure shall be from 21:00 on 12th October 2019 to 09:00 on 13th October 2019 The alternative route during the closure will [...]
There has been a discharge into the Whissendine brook just downstream of the Cow Lane bridge. Severn Trent were informed and report "Our team have attended to this and found no ammonia in the water so have concluded there is no pollution. Evidence of blue paint residue was found in the brook." The brook was [...]
Rutland County Council have sent a road closure notice for Station Road. Vehicles will be prohibited from proceeding along the length of road known as Station Road from Station Road to Ashwell Road. The closure is to allow BT to undertake works to clear blockages and build new concrete chambers. It is anticipated the works will take 29 days. . [...]
This sign appeared recently on Station Road. The roadworks.org website gives the following information: Roadworks, delays likely 31 Jul - 28 Aug Responsibility for these works: BT Location: 20m south of entrance to Pears Lodge farm to 100m south from opposite 19, Station RoadDescription: Build 7 concrete chamber 725mm x 255mm x 665mm deep in [...]
At Grange Farm Ashwell - Sunday 21 July 12 – 5 pm Classic Cars · Garden & Plant Sale · Market Stalls · White Elephant Stall · Cream Teas · BBQ · Pimms · Children’s Area including a Brick Pit · Punch & Judy · Demonstrations · Homemade Produce · Live Music, Entertainment & much [...]
RCC have given notice to the Parish Council that they will be initiating a temporary No Parking zone along Main Street. This is to enable inspection of the blocked road Gulleys between Bishops Corner and the Village Green. Residents concerned will be receiving notification. Date: Wednesday 19th June between 10am and 12pm. The PC have [...]
Do you want to help your community? Come along to the Castle on 5th June from 10am to 1pm to meet organisations who meed volunteers. Pop in for a cop of tea a piece of cake and an informal chat. For more information see : Rutland Volunteer Fair flyer final
The village hall will be open for polling in the European Parliamentary Elections on 23 May between 7am and 10pm. The parties standing in the East Midlands Region are: Change UK - The Independent Group Conservative and Unionist Party Green Party Independent Network Labour Party Liberal Democrats The Brexit Party UK Independence Party (UKIP) & [...]
Whissendine Garden Group will be running a day trip to the wonderful Cambridge Botanic Gardens on Monday 20th May. The club have arranged a minibus which will be leaving from the Sports Club at 10am and returning by 5pm. Anyone interested in going, or wanting further details should please contact Ann Madison - contact details can be found [...]
In Whissendine the election was uncontested and the following people were elected to the Parish Council: Linda Joy Arnold Robert (Rob) Comber William Albert Farr Harry David Hatton Patricia Ivy (Pat) Lake Cynthia May Moss See the RCC website for further information
Chris BROOKES (Lab) – 35 Giles CLIFTON (Con) – 166 Rosemary POWELL (Ind) – 182 ELECTED Kevin THOMAS (Lib Dem) – 110 See the RCC website for further information
Rutland Patient's Voice are the Patient Participation Group of Oakham Medical Practice. A forum for patients to voice their opinion - good or bad With your views, the committee works to build better care At public meetings members hear the latest news from OMP and the NHS If you are a patient at Oakham Medical [...]
Whissendine has both local and county elections on Thursday 2nd May. The Village Hall will be open as a polling stations from 7am to 10pm. The following people have been nominated for Whissendine Parish Councillor. For full details, see RCC Parish & Town Council Elections Linda Arnold Rob Comber William Albert Farr Harry David Hatton [...]
Wookies Café has now opened in Whissendine! Located next to the village shop on Main Street, Wookies is open from 8am to 5pm Monday to Saturday serving hot and cold food to eat-in or takeaway. Fabulous coffee from Two Chimps Breakfast Menu including Bacon, Sausage & Egg Cobs, Porridge, Muffins, Omelettes, Croissants and more Lunches [...]
The Rutland Youth Council would like to invite you to nominate for this year’s Young Peoples Awards which are taking place on Wednesday 6th March from 6pm at the Rutland County Museum. The awards recognise and reward young people who have achieved a great deal and pushed their personal boundaries, whatever they are, demonstrating exceptional [...]
Do you know how to keep yourself and your children safe on the internet? The UK Safer Internet Centre and Rutland County Council are running an Internet Safety Event on Saturday 9th February at The Rutland Showground from 11am where practical advice will be given for the whole family including topics such as: online gaming, [...]
Above is a copy of notice of conclusion of audit. The Annual Governance and Accountability Return is available for inspection by contacting the Honorary Clerk to the Parish council at email@example.com. Alternatively a note requesting access may be posted to 33 Ashwell Road. A time, convenient to the applicant will be arranged for viewing. Copies [...]
Girlguiding in Whissendine is moving both venue and meeting days. With effect from the Autumn term we will be meeting on a THURSDAY at the SPORTS CLUB. Rainbows (girls aged 5 - 7) will meet from 4.45pm to 5.45pm and Brownies (girls aged 7 to 10) will meet 6pm to 7.30pm. If anyone [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
We are renting in Whissendine and hoping to buy a bungalow in the village. Please contact us if you know of any bungalow available now or coming on the market in the next 6 months. Thanks. J & J McCulloch Email
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 [...]
If anyone is interested in fire walking, sweat lodge and drumming classes - not all at the same time - please call 07848956269.
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 [...]
Whissendine Pre-school is now open on Wednesday afternoons. Our opening times are 9.15am to 3.15pm Monday through Thursday and 9.15am to 1.15pm on Fridays. For more information, please visit our website.
Whissendine Ward Councillor Ian Arnold will host a village meeting this Saturday, the 11th November 2017 at 10am - 11.30am at the village school, where he will give an update on Rutland activity including Oakham one-way, as well as the village.
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 [...]
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. Tickets @ £4 each. Children's Picture Treasure Hunt @ The Green from 10am. Walk round the village [...]
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 [...]
Residents of Rutland are invited by the High Sheriff of Rutland, attended by the Sheriff of Rutland Vermont, USA, to be held on Sunday 26th February 2017 (not 2016 as per the invitation).
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 [...]
The Road at the Ashwell Level Crossing will be closed for 12 hours from 22:00 hours on 18th March 2017 until 10:00 hours on 19 th March 2017.
Are you on o2? Are you having problems? We have two mobile phones, both on o2. A couple of months ago we received a text from them saying that the coverage might be weak for a couple of days as they were doing some work in the area. Since then, our signal has been appalling: [...]
Residents of Whissendine may have noticed unusual chalk markings on roads and pavements over the Christmas break. Please do not be alarmed, these were simply route markers for a local running group. Several residents contacted the police concerned their properties were being targeted by burglars but this was not the case. The running group emailed [...]
Leicestershire’s Police and Crime Commissioner Willy Bach is asking for your views as he prepares his first Police and Crime Plan. He wants to make sure that the Plan reflects the issues that local people say are important to them to meet their policing needs and expectations. Are you prepared to help? Survey: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/B78HPFL ----------- [...]
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 on Wednesday 21st September 9:30am – 4pm. During the day there will be an opportunity to try a variety of [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more details and a booking form. See the attached poster for more details.
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 July). I am pleased to say the new shed, we took over 60 samples and the entire shed is [...]
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 should not be attributed to just one source. Yesterday (21 June) we inspected both sheds (at Loodal Farm). We took [...]
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 is up to by checking his blog at ianinnigeria.wordpress.com. If you do you will know that when I went out [...]
Back by popular demand - Chris at the The White Lion Whissendine will be performing his one man Close up Magic Show as lots of people missed it last time! Tickets £12 and are limited to 20 per show. There will be two shows on Thursday 28th July at 7.30pm & 9pm. Contact The White Lion [...]
The Parish Clerk has received the following update from the Environmental Health Officer responsible for monitoring at Loodal Farm: I am writing to update you as to our monitoring this spring that started in April. Until just over 2 weeks ago there were no maggots or flies in either of the chicken sheds. The manure [...]
Sixty-three bird species have been recorded in Whissendine. The full list may be viewed here. Can you add to the list? Barn owl Black-headed gull Blackbird Blackcap Blue tit Bullfinch Buzzard Canada goose Carrion crow Chaffinch Chiff chaff Coal tit Collared dove Common gull Fieldfare Goldcrest Great spotted woodpecker Great tit Green finch Green woodpecker [...]
Whissendine Environment Group AGM 2016 will be held on Thursday 16th June 2016 at 7.30pm at 1a Station Road, Whissendine. Everyone is welcome to attend and find out about WEG’s activities so far and their future plans.
I am producing 2 x one-act plays for Whissendine STARS at the village hall for performances in September 2016, with rehearsals beginning from July. We still need a young male actor, ideally aged between 17 and 25, to act in both plays. If you are interested, or know of anyone who might be, please do [...]
From September 2016 Whissendine Pre-school will extend its afternoon opening hours until 3.15pm on Tuesdays and Fridays (it is currently open on Monday and Thursday afternoons until 3.15pm and on Wednesdays until 12.15pm). The pre-school is located in the village hall and welcomes enquiries. For more information and contact details, please see the pre-school page [...]
I am currently researching the life of Horace Charles Snary, who played cricket for Leicestershire in the 1920s/30s. Horace was born in and, as far as I know, lived in Whissendine all his life, dying there in 1966. Much is known about his career with Leicestershire, but I would dearly like to know more about [...]
Below are the confirmed real ales and ciders for the White Lion Inn Beer Festival served from Fri 27th May: Real Ales CHARNWOOD Salvation 3.8% A light refreshing golden beer, with tropical fruit, citrus, and floral flavours. American Cascade and Amarillo hops create a citrus aroma, and crisp clean bitterness on the finish. DARK STAR [...]
Rutland Walking and Cycling Festival 2016 21st May - 12th June Download PDF programme HERE Discover where walking and cycling can take you this summer with the Rutland Walking and Cycling Festival. Following huge success over the last 7 years, the festival is back for 2016 for a fun packed celebration of Rutland and its [...]
Due to essential road works between Whissendine and Ashwell, the Centrebus 19 service will be re-routed between Whissendine and Langham, and vice versa. The bus will tum around at The Green beforc continuing on to either Langham or Melton as applicable. Passenger Notices will be displayed regarding bus stops that will not be in use for Thursday 14th [...]
A new walk has been posted to the Walks page of the Whissendine website. Click here to see the Whissendine to Ashwell Walk by Graham Davies and Tom Digby. This walk takes you from the Church of St Andrew to the Church of St Mary in Ashwell, taking in field paths, bridleways, quiet lanes and [...]
From Rutland County Council ... notification of road closures: "On or about 27 April 2016 or when Road Closed signs are erected" Cold Overton Road, Langham: Langham to County boundary Whissendine Road & Ashwell Road: Ashwell to Whissendine. Whissendine Lane, Langhamand Oakham Road, Whissendine: Langham to Whissendine Download PDF of full Rutland road closures in [...]
Oakham Castle has been closed for major restoration work since September of last year but will reopen its doors to members of the public on Monday 30th May 2016. A grand reopening event is planned to attract visitors back to the Castle on 30th May (a bank holiday) and showcase what the restoration has achieved. [...]
Thank you to all the wonderful children who took part in the Easter Colouring Competition at White Lion Inn. The lucky winners are: Harry, Harvey, Summer and Ava. Your Easter eggs are waiting at the pub for you! Chris and Yolanda
Join us for Pimms and Canapés in the gardens of the Old Rectory from 6.30pm on Saturday 11th June for a relaxed evening in great company. Stroll through the village to enjoy a delicious starter and main course at two different venues, finally returning to the church for deserts. Email email@example.com for tickets. Calling hosts [...]
Due to essential maintenance work on Oakham Road, Ashwell there will be no through bus service between Whissendine and Ashwell from Monday 14th to Wednesday 16th March. As a result the Service 19 bus will be re-routed during this period, operating as normal to the VILLAGE GREEN BUS STOP in Whissendine, and will then turn [...]
TUESDAY 17TH May 2016 1.30-2.30 pm only £4 Are you interested in buying an Ipad, but want to know more about them before you commit? come along to try out one of our new ipads! Basics of using an iPad Discover some really useful applications Carry out effective internet searching using Safari Take photos and [...]
6 WEEKS FOR £48 Oakham Enterprise Park Wednesdays 20th April to 25th May, 6.30-8.30pm Have you have ever wanted to write, extend your skills, share ideas or work on something you have already started? Now is your chance, come along and join us. Writing and sharing your own ideas within a supportive group. Work on [...]
This year's pantomime is "Puss in Boots". Performances are in the Village Hall on Friday 5th February at 7:30pm and on Saturday 6th February at 2:30pm and 7:30pm. This is a traditional pantomime, fun for all the family. Tickets on sale from the village shop from the first full week in January.
Mr Nirav & Mrs Nipa Modhvadiya are proud to take over our award winning shop from Monday, 16th November . We aim for excellent customer service and product availability, so why not shop with us and support your local village store? Come and join us on our Opening Day between 10am to 2pm. We have some free samples of cheese & bread from [...]
Saturday 23rd January 2016, 7pm at Market Overton Village Hall. 3-course meal, light-hearted speeches, musicians, Scottish country dancing. Celebrating the life and works of Robert Burns. Raising funds for local charities including Lodge Trust and MO Play Area Association. For tickets (£17) please contact Lynn firstname.lastname@example.org
Please could you help look for missing cat Mack. Mack is a very nosey cat who likes nothing more than to squeeze into new places to investigate and likes to roam, but always comes home. He has not been seen now for 10 days. Please check sheds, outhouses etc. to help us find him and [...]
UPDATE: We raised an amazing £324.00 from the Macmillan Coffee Morning, raffle and games played!! Our sincere thanks to everyone who either donated a cake or turned up to eat one at our Macmillan Coffee Morning!! It was so good to see villagers coming together to support this fantastic charity and to know we are [...]
Click the poster above to enlarge it or download the iPad/Tablet course information on a PDF here. To enrol, or for further information, please contact Rutland Adult Learning. Rutland Adult Learning & Skills Service Oakham Enterprise Park Ashwell Road Oakham Rutland LE15 7TU telephone: 01572 758122 e: email@example.com Web: www.rals.org.uk
Click the poster above to enlarge it or download the course information on a PDF here. To enrol, or for further information, please contact Rutland Adult Learning. Rutland Adult Learning & Skills Service Oakham Enterprise Park Ashwell Road Oakham Rutland LE15 7TU telephone: 01572 758122 e: firstname.lastname@example.org Web: www.rals.org.uk
Rutland County Council have provided advice of the following road closure. For more details and a map of the effected roads click here. Temporary road works will be in operation - Burley Closure from the 17th to the 26th September 2015 and - Barnsdale closure commencing on the 28/09/2015 ending on the 08/10/2015, to allow [...]
UPDATE: Results of this meeting may be viewed here. An Extraordinary meeting of the Whissendine Parish Council will take place on 23rd September 2015 at 7.30 in the Village Hall, Whissendine to discuss the future of our village magazine - the Whissendine Grapevine. Residents who can offer to help in any way, or have positive [...]
New Double Yellow Lines are proposed for Main Street, Whissendine to help prevent poor parking practices in the village. Click here to see details of the proposed location. This proposal is currently at the consultation phase. Anybody wishing to comment on this proposal should contact the Parish Council Clerk.
Whissendine Women's Institute is celebrating the national WI centenary this month and they are looking for photos of Whissendine WI to put together a sideshow. If anyone has any photos to share could they e-mail a copy with any details to email@example.com? Some of the WI's old photos have also been borrowed from the WI [...]
Fishes Club, held at St Andrew's Church, Whissendine, will restart after the summer holiday on Sunday 6 September. Fishes Club meets on the 1st and 2nd Sundays of each month at St Andrew's Church on Main Street. On the 1st Sunday, during the 11am Communion Service, children leave the main service after the first hymn [...]
My name is Stella and I’m lost in Whissendine. I left the cattery on Stapleford Road and started exploring the gardens and fields behind it, but I need to get back home now. Please contact Jen Lacey on Whissendine 408 if you see me. Very unfortunately Stella escaped from the cattery at the weekend. She was [...]
In September 2015, Odd John's Kitchen, a new deli/cafe, will open in the picturesque village of Swithland, Leicestershire, offering the best in locally produced/British made artisan food. Local producers are now invited to submit their products. Designed to be a working kitchen offering a home from home environment, the deli/cafe will welcome customers with freshly [...]