Packington Memorial Hall wins best Community Hall award

Packington Memorial Hall beat off tough competition from village halls throughout Leicestershire and Rutland to win the 2013 Rural Community Council Village and Community Hall award and a prize cheque for £250. “This competition continues to impress with its range and standard of entries. It really shows how volunteers of all ages in Leicestershire and …

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Neighbourhood Watch Update

Update From Mike Coke, Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinator for The Grange, Packington. There are currently eight Neighbourhood Watch schemes in Packington listed here on the NW website: Ashby Road Babelake Street Bridge Street Heather Lane High Street Homecroft Drive Spring Lane The Grange Do you know your scheme coordinator? You can find out by visiting that …

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History Group present “Packington Observed”

Packington History Group present “Packington Observed” at the Memorial Hall 2pm until 4pm on Saturday 14th September. Admission is free. See our extensive records and photos of local events, carnivals, the village school and much more. You may recognise your relatives from the past! This is a unique opportunity to meet our local historians and …

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PHS Horticultural Show – Trophy Winners

Saturday 7th September 2013 saw a spectacular Packington Horticultural Society Show,   one of the finest and best attended PHS annual shows that any of us can remember. This has been a really good summer, and the quality and range of exhibits was outstanding. Many thanks and congratulations to all who entered. Angela Parry of …

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Rainbow

Did you see this beautiful rainbow over Packington on Saturday evening? Have you got a good photo of it? If so, why not share it over on our Facebook page? This one was taken by Packington resident Lisa Mayles.

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Open Gardens raises record amount

The 24th Annual Open Gardens Day took place on August Bank Holiday Monday when the glorious weather helped to attract record numbers to the village. In all, over 600 people visited 12 gardens which ranged in size from a few square yards to several acres. The refreshment spots were kept busy with cream teas, cold …

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