The first meeting of our Autumn Season will be on Thursday 11th October, 2018, with guest speaker Jo Bennison, a specialist Peony nursery grower from Market Rasen, Lincs, talking on “Peonies – covering species peonies and how breeders have improved on older varieties” (http://www.bennisonpeonies.co.uk)
The following meeting on Thursday 8th November, 2018, will be with Joe Sharman from Monkslivery Nursery on Snowdrops.
At meetings we start at 7.30 pm in the Community Centre with refreshments, a raffle, the guest speaker, and sometimes plants for sale. Annual membership is £10 per person, payable from the October meeting, or £2 per guest for each meeting. All are welcome, so do bring along a friend.
The Committee regret that due to current circumstances the Autumn Show, scheduled to be held on Sunday 9th September, has been cancelled for this year. The Show’s success relies on the efforts of the organisers, volunteers & helpers, and we need more of you!
As a Club we are currently looking for someone to take on the role of Secretary, and for more people to join the committee in general. If you feel you would like to step forward, please contact Katy Ellis by calling 01780 722173, or e mailing: email@example.com
The Club has a full, interesting and varied programme of speakers arranged for our monthly meetings from 11th October 2018 through to May 2019 – see details below.
An opportunity to find out more about independent living in and around Rutland.
Please find attached an update on the St George’s Barracks Project and the work currently being undertaken by the Parish Council and NLPC SGB Working Group to try to influence RCC’s decisions.
PBG Cummings – Chair NLPC
SCHEDULES (Entry Forms)
Schedules are now available from The Fox and Edith Weston Village Shop, OR ring Katy Ellis on 01780 722173
Please find below formal notice of the reduced speed limit applicable to Station Road, North Luffenham
Please find below details of forthcoming road closures due to surface dressing across Rutland as provided by RCC
On Saturday 21st July there are still places available for anyone who would like to join this outing. It is a chance to visit these very fine RHS gardens.
Depart Easton on the Hill Village Hall at 08.30. Return from Hyde Hall at 16.00. Non-members pay £17.50 Please contact Joy Forster on 01780 762156 to book your place.
Empingham Garden Club’s Produce and Craft Show is earlier than usual this year. If you would like to enter, pick up a Schedule from Barbara’s Store in the village, or if you would just like to go along and see, the show is open to everyone from 2.00 – 4.00 pm.
On 22 Jun 18, Sir Alan Duncan MP Chaired a meeting to review the St George’s Barracks Masterplan. Invited were representatives of Rutland County Council, their consultants, RegenCo, the Ministry of Defence (Defence Infrastructure Organisations), County Councillors and representatives of a number of Parish Councils.
Though not an official record of the meeting, which has yet to be published, please find attached a summary of the notes that I made at that meeting. My personal perceptions are included in the final paragraph of the document.
The most important outcome of the meeting was an agreement to form an Advisory Group to work with RCC to help inform the Barrack Development Plan.
PBG CUMMINGS – Chair NLPC
Tel: 01780 720124, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have lost a cat is this yours?
A black and white cat has been shut in the garage overnight. Has collar and has been around for a few days.
Phone 01780 720631 if you think it may be your cat
There is a session of poppy making in our village this Saturday, 16th June, at the Community Centre, from 2 pm to 4.30 pm. No need to bring anything. Please come along with friends and family. All welcome.
The Rutland Community Wellbeing Service has organised four events for local voluntary organisations and community groups. These free short events (no longer than a half day) are intended to provide some initial awareness of topics that may affect local groups.
The events and dates are:
Lone Worker Safety – Afternoon of 18th June 2018
Trustee Roles and Responsibilities – Afternoon of 25th June 2018
Environmental Impact of your group – Morning of 28th June 2018
Safeguarding – Morning of 17th July 2018
For more information and to book your free ticket visit the news section of their website https://www.rutlandwellbeing.org.uk/news or call 01572 725805.
Simon Mutsaars Chief Officer of Citizens Advice Rutland said “The Rutland Community Wellbeing Service intends to run a number of awareness and information events on a range of subjects and we hope that the information provided in each short session will prove invaluable to local voluntary and community groups.”