Ashby Monitor – Local News link

A NEW facility has been launched for residents in and around Ashby, such as us here in Packington. The Ashby Monitor site aims to provide information about goings-on in the town, and to promote community events in Ashby, Measham, Packington, Moira, Oakthorpe, Donisthorpe, Blackfordby and more. To follow updates,  go to the  Ashby Monitor Facebook …

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More Songs from the Shows – Saturday 17th May 2014

The Bluecoat Singers are really looking forward to supporting Normanton Holy Trinity Church with their “More Songs from the Shows” Concert at Packington Memorial Hall on Saturday May 17th. “Bluecoat” were founded more than 50 years ago, staging performances of light opera and singing in concerts and shows across the East Midlands, frequently raising money for …

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Bull and Lion – New Team from Monday 28th April 2014

We would like to introduce ourselves, as the new landlord and landlady of the Bull and Lion, from 28th April 2014. My name is Derek Tookey, and my partner in business and life is Emma Talbot. That’s us in the photo alongside. Our vision for the Bull and Lion. We plan to run the Bull …

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Village Defibrillator – Here, Now!

Our new Automatic External Defibrillator – AED – is a life-saving device which gives anyone, trained or untrained, the ability to deliver a life saving shock of electricity to a victim of cardiac arrest, restoring their heart’s normal rhythm. While we all hope this never has to be used, the ability to restart a faltering …

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