New Parish Councillor for Packington

At the August meeting of the Parish Council it was minuted that Barry Bryan, Mill Street was co-opted as a Parish Councillor to serve until the next elections. The vacancy was caused by the resignation of Claire Beynon earlier in the year who had moved out of the village. Parish Council minutes and agendas can …

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New Co-Ordinator for Neighbourhood Watch

A village resident has stepped forward to help fill the vacancy for a Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator (NWC) in our village. Stephen Flook, of Mill Street. Packington, pictured at left, hopes to bring new life to this vital position, which has been vacant for some time. Neighbourhood Watch works best when we all keep our eyes …

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Bull & Lion looks forward again

New Manager to help our village pub THRIVE again New manager at The Bull and Lion, Justin Hadley, pictured left, put in a plea: for the village to support his unchanged staff  in their efforts to continue providing great pub food and a welcoming central village meeting-point for us all. Justin has described to Packington …

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Shabby takeover at our Bull and Lion ?

Guest contributor Wally Instrall writes: To Readers of Packington Post, and hopefully The Ashby Times . I would like to express my utter disgust at the shabby way in which Marstons, the brewers, have treated the incumbents of the Bull & Lion. Mandy and her team had started to revive the pub, were succeeding and had gained …

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All change AGAIN at the Bull & Lion?

Packington email alert no. 166 – All change AGAIN at the Bull & Lion! Mandy and her family were surprised to get short notice that Marstons the brewery had signed the tenancy of the Bull & Lion over to new tenants with effect from tomorrow 9th December 2013! Mandy and her team had made significant …

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