Harry’s Fund: Christmas Fair at Memorial Hall this Saturday 9th December 2017

Village Event: Family Fun, with Tea Room, cakes, craft stalls and a raffle! . Please come and help us – at Harry’s fund-raising event this Saturday from 10am to 1pm – in Packington’s Memorial Hall We are trying to raise money – £17,000 – for stem cell treatment abroad. There will be a tea room, …

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Ashby Food Gusto Festival – this weekend 2nd & 3rd December 10:30-17:00

Ashby’s best food and drink festival – Market Street Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December 2017 – Don’t miss out! FREE parking available! Great Food and Drink at the Ashby Food Gusto Christmas Fair – Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd December The Market Street in Ashby de la Zouch will come to life with the …

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Village History Group Re-Launch Tuesday 28th November 2017

Our History is taking place NOW – Join us to help record it ! Packington Village History Group (PVHG) invites you to an Open Meeting to discuss its forthcoming activities and encourage you to join us as a new member. PVHG needs to re-launch itself,  to record the history of the coming years of our …

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Tesco Roundabout Night Closures 20 Nov – 1 Dec 2017

Ashby Tesco Roundabout Night Closures A511 JUNCTION with NOTTINGHAM ROAD and ASHBY BYPASS (TESCO ROUNDABOUT) Leicestershire County Council (LCC) Highways has agreed to a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order: A temporary weekday overnight road closure at the Tesco roundabout on the A511 and Nottingham Road, Ashby de la Zouch from the Monday 20th November to Friday …

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Dingy Social Bike Ride – 10am Sat 11th November 2017 Hicks Lodge

Biking and the outdoors as medicine for mental illness ? – a new local initiative by Packington resident Marc Stapleford – FREE to join in. Marc writes: Join me in a new monthly ride initiative, which will focus on connecting people with the outdoors, using biking and the great outdoors as medicine in the management …

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Big Quiz Night at Memorial Hall – Saturday 18th November 2017

Packington Cricket Club Quiz Night Saturday 18th November 2017- Doors Open 7:15pm Packington Memorial Hall, 3 High Street, Packington, LE65 1WJ Bar available 1st Prize – £60 2nd Prize – 6 bottles of wine 3rd Prize – Chocolate hamper Raffle and Games during the interval £15 per team of 4,  Max 25 teams –  to …

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Report on Village HS2 Meeting Friday 29th September 2017

This village meeting, organised by the Packington HS2 Response Team in the Memorial Hall, was attended by approximately 60 residents. The aim of the meeting was to give villagers a better understanding of what the Team have being doing on their behalf in respect of HS2, since the public meetings in January and February, and …

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FREE Tree Scheme – just order by 27 October 2017

Grab a Tree for Free 2017 In the National Forest and beyond The overwhelmingly popular Free Tree Scheme is back again, and you can help to continue the success of the scheme by supporting it this year. The scheme has already seen thousands of trees planted across the district and the District Council is once …

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Probably the BEST Open Gardens in Leicestershire – Monday 28th August 2017

Packington Village Gardens Open Day – Probably the BEST Open Gardens in Leicestershire  – Major Village Event on Bank Holiday Monday, 28th August 2017 from 2pm to 7pm. Admission is by passport to 12+ gardens, Adults £3.50, Accompanied children FREE. Passports available on the day from Packington village Car Park on Measham Road – LE65 …

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Sunday 3rd September 2017 – Cycle race through Packington

Coming through Packington: – Manchester to London 220 mile cycle race “.. there will be a cycling event which will be passing through North West Leicestershire at certain points on Sunday 3 September. There should be minimal impact and Police Operations are aware and in liaison with the event organisers. Please see the attached map …

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