Open Gardens

Over 300 people came to see the 16 open gardens in Ullesthorpe on Sunday 24th June.  Visitors were offered the chance to vote for their favourite garden and the results of the vote were: Lisa and Rich in Windmill Court (Garden 8) June and Keith at...

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Marc Smith clothing grants

Do you have a child in year 6 at Claybrooke, Ullesthorpe school or any other school, who will transfer to an Upper school in September 2018?  If so, the Marc Smith Charity will consider applications from parents for Clothing grants at their meeting in...

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Grants available

The Baldwins Charity is currently considering applications for funds to support individual Ullesthorpe residents suffering hardship, as well as organisations that support our objectives.  If you would like to know more about the funds available and how to apply...

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School Readers needed

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO LISTEN TO CHILDREN READ IN LOCAL PRIMARY SCHOOLS Can you spare an hour or two a week to listen to children read in a local primary school? Schoolreaders is looking for more volunteers in Leicestershire to carry out this important role. Reading...

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Magna Park rejected

Late on Wednesday 10th January HDC Councillors rejected the planning application from IDI Gazeley to further expand Magna Park.  This is an amazing victory for residents who have opposed the plans since they were first proposed 3 years ago.  For more information click...

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Allotments available

We expect to have a few plots available for the 2018 season and we are currently advertising for new tenants. Do get in touch if you are interested. You can apply to rent either a part or a whole plot: there is plenty of space to grow lots of veg and fruit. If you...

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