Fundraising for village defibrillator

Packington Memorial Hall are fundraising to raise £2500 to purchase a community defibrillator for Packington. It will be available around the clock for anyone to use on a suspected heart attack patient, ONCE 999 has been dialled and contact made with the ambulance service. This important piece of equipment can mean the difference between life …

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HS2 & Planning – Iona, 8, writes to David Cameron

We’re delighted to have received a copy of this letter that Packington resident Iona, aged 8, has written to David Cameron and his government regarding HS2 and planning applications. It’s great to see people of all ages taking an interest in village life and we look forward to hearing if David Cameron takes up Iona’s …

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Neighbourhood watch Volunteers required – Packington needs YOU

New Representatives are needed. A strong Neighbourhood Watch scheme leads to a safer and friendlier village The major aim of  Neighbourhood and Home Watch is to bring neighbours together; this builds strong, friendly, active communities, in which crime and anti-social behaviour are less likely. We want a caring society, focused on trust and respect, in …

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Bull & Lion – open for business as usual under new ownership

New Landlord at our Bull and Lion : Alan Hutchcraft Telephone 01530 587361 Mobile 07976 953002 Following the departure of temporary landlord Justin Hadley, the reins have been taken up by new landlord, Alan Hutchcraft, who has over 20 years experience in the licensed trade. Together with Billy the Chef and the rest of the …

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Planning Permission Refused at Packington Nook

Today Tuesday 7th January 2014 the Planning Application by Hallam Land for 70 houses at Lower Packington Road, Ashby, came up for consideration at Coalville Council Offices. The article and letter below are copied from the website of the Packington Nook Residents Association PNRA: Dear Supporters The District Council Planning Committee have this evening voted unanimously …

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Get Active at the Village Hall

There are two new activities starting at the village hall that we’ve been informed of via the PackingtonPost Facebook page: Sian Flinn says “Strictly-Style Dancing is coming to Packington”. New Dance Fitness Class Starting in Packington Village Hall on Thursday 16th January 2014. Time: 7.15-8pm. The LAUNCH CLASS is FREE, but booking is advised. Text or Call 07741 …

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