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Welcome to Rothley on the edge of the Charnwood Forest and a village full of history. From the Chapel of the Knights Templar to the village with the most cruck cottages in Leicestershire you will find much to interest you in our website. If you are new to the village or seeking information we hope that you enjoy our welcome, shops and history.

LOCAL NEWS JANUARY 2015

FOWKE STREET, ROTHLEY, IS STEEPED IN HISTORY AND THIS IS CAPTURED IN A NEW BOOK TO BE PUBLISHED IN FEBRUARY 2015. WRITTEN BY TERRY SHEPPARD, ROTHLEY HISTORY HERITAGE WARDEN AND CHAIRMAN OF THE ROTHLEY HERITAGE TRUST, IT RECORDS 240 YEARS OF THE HISTORY OF A STREET IN THE HEART OF ROTHLEY

Tracing the history of The Grange, an Industrial Co-operative Society, an old school, cruck cottages, a knitwear factory, farmyard and cottages, this book makes fascinating reading with historical illustrations.

The book will be published on Saturday 28th February 2015 at 11am in the Old School Rooms, School Street, Rothley.

To find out how to pre-order your copy please click on the following link:-

HANDING OVER THE KEYS TO THE NEW SCHOOL

The keys to the new Rothley Primary School were handed over on the 23rd December 2014 after the pupils and staff paraded from the old school on Mountsorrel Lane to the Parish Church for a short service before the handing over ceremony to the Head Teacher, Mrs Fiona Parr.

Head Teacher, Mrs Fiona Parr, receiving the keys to the new Rothley Primary School on Tuesday 23rd December 2014

The children and staff followed the piper from old to new school

For further information, help or support please contact the Site Administrator Marion Vincent 0116 2375156 or vincent.mbe82@yahoo.co.uk

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Westfield Lane in Winter

Frosty Vines at Kingfishers Pool

Fishing near the old Cossington Lane Bridge in 1954.

Alfred Davies

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The 9th century Saxon cross

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Rothley Station Signal Box

Rothley Station Signal Box

Rothley Station

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