Aldi Ashby 20 – Sunday 15th March 2020 – Road Closures

The Aldi “Ashby 20” is a 20-mile road running race through Packington on Sunday 15th March 2020, starting at 10am.  About 1,500 runners will take part, and there are road closures for safety, for a likely maximum period from about 8am to about 3pm. Full details can be found here on the Ashby 20 website …

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100 issues of Packington Post

No wonder the small Packington Communications Group (PCG) were in celebration mode in the photo above – since 2003, the Group has produced ONE HUNDRED issues of Packington Post, our village bi-monthly magazine. Issue 100, distributed during the weekend of 18th / 19th January 2020, is another bumper 16-page edition. The 9 “core” members of …

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Packington Bonfire and Fireworks Tuesday 5th November 2019

We hope to repeat the success of previous Bonfire Parties, again on the traditional date : Remember, Remember, the 5th November.. There is a need to build a safe bonfire. If you can bring material to burn, check the contents before you take it to the site with Chris Miles. He can be contacted on …

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Probably the BEST Open Gardens in Leicestershire – Monday 26th August 2019 2pm – 7pm

Packington Village Open Gardens Day – Probably the BEST Open Gardens in Leicestershire – Major Village Event on Bank Holiday Monday, 26th August 2019 from 2pm to 7pm. Admission is by passport to 12 gardens, Adults £4.00, accompanied children FREE. Passports available on the day from: Measham Road Car Park, LE65 1WP Memorial Hall, High …

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Major Village Event – Party in the Park – THIS Saturday 6th July 2019

Just 4 days to go to Party in the Park! Saturday 6th July 2019! Join with friends and neighbours to party in our fabulous village park. Bring your own foody feasts – Barbecues permitted if they are off the ground and extinguished before you leave. Join in with the Best Decorated Gazebo competition (choose your …

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Local MP Surgeries Spring – Summer 2019 in Whitwick Kegworth Coalville & Ashby

WhitwickFriday 10th May 2019 1.00pm-3.00pmWhitwick Park Hall, off North Street, Whitwick, Leics LE67 5HBKegworthFriday 14th June 2019 1.00pm-3.00pmKegworth Village Hall, Nottingham Rd, Kegworth, Derby DE74 2FHCoalvilleFriday 12th July 2019 1.00pm-3.00pmThe Marlene Reid Centre, 85 Belvoir Road, Coalville, LE67 3PHAshbyFriday 9th August 2019 1.00pm-3.00pmAshby de la Zouch Town Council, Legion House, South Street, Ashby, Leics LE65 …

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Are these your new Councillors? You only need to choose ONE.. or up to 6 of these 7.. but PLEASE VOTE

Please Scroll down to read these details on following pages: You can vote for up to 6 of the 7 who have so generously volunteered to be Parish Councillors on our village Parish Council. and whose details you can scroll down to read in following posts on this Packington Post village website. Please support them …

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Parish Council Election 2nd May 2019 – Robert Martin

Firstly may I introduce myself. My name is Robert Martin, I live at 20 Ashby Road, have lived in Packington for 52 years, married to Jean, we have two sons, Richard and Edward.I have served for 12 years on the Parish Council and would like to serve the village for a further term to help …

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Parish Council Election 2nd May 2019 – Chris Miles

I am Chris Miles and I am pictured here with my wife of fifty-one years, Pauline. We have lived in Packington all our married lives and love belonging to a small rural community. We were both teachers and I taught at Granville School in South Derbyshire for nearly forty years becoming the Head of Physical …

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Parish Council Election 2nd May 2019 – Ian Peterson

My name is Ian Peterson and I have put my name forward to represent you as a Parish Councillor. I have lived on High Street for almost 20 years and want to contribute to the general wellbeing of Packington. Fellow dog walkers will recognise me as the man with the boisterous whippet. I am also …

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Parish Council Election 2nd May 2019 – Ian Dring

Being a Parish Councillor is as much about working together as about the individual. Each councillor contributes their experience and skills. Having been in business all my life until retirement I have a reasonable understanding of financial matters, a dislike of red tape and box ticking, and a willingness to challenge issues if I believe …

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