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Rothley

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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 AUGUST 2016

GOODBYE!

AND THANK YOU

ON THE 31st AUGUST THIS SITE WILL BE COMPLETELY DELETED AS PART OF THE FINANCIAL CUTS OF LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL. THE GOOD NEWS IS THAT THE CONTENT IS CURRENTLY BEING TRANSFERRED TO A NEW SITE WITHIN THE NEW ROTHLEY PARISH COUNCIL WEBSITE.

THIS NEW PARISH COUNCIL WEBSITE BECOMES LIVE ON THE 1st SEPTEMBER AND YOU WILL FIND ALL OUR VILLAGE HISTORY HAS BEEN TRANSFERRED WITHIN THE COMMUNITY SECTION.

PLEASE BE UNDERSTANDING DURING THIS CHANGE AS IT IS A HUGE UNDERTAKING TRANSFERRING DATA FROM TWO WEBSITES TO FORM A NEW ONE.

ALTHOUGH LEICESTERSHIRE COUNTY COUNCIL HAS 'PULLED THE PLUG' IT HAS TO BE THANKED FOR STARTING THE PROJECT TO ALLOW EVERY VILLAGE TO SHARE ITS LIFE AND HISTORY. I HAVE BEEN THE SITE EDITOR SINCE THE PROJECT BEGAN AND HAVE REALLY ENJOYED RESEARCHING THE CONTENT AND MEETING SO MANY PEOPLE. THEIR GENEROSITY WITH PHOTOGRAPHS AND INFORMATION HAS MADE OUR WEBSITE FULL OF INTEREST AND ENJOYED BY PEOPLE ALL OVER THE WORLD. THANK YOU ALL.

I WILL REMAIN AS CONTENT EDITOR FOR VILLAGE HISTORY ON THE NEW SITE SO I WILL STILL BE SEARCHING FOR ALL THOSE OLD PHOTOGRAPHS AND MEMORIES.

NOW, HOW MANY HUNDREDS OF PAGES HAVE I STILL GOT TO TRANSFER.. ... ...!

MARION VINCENT
SITE EDITOR
www.leicestershirevillages.com/rothley

ROTHLEY REMEMBERS

MEN AND MEMORIALS

THE LATEST HIGH QUALITY PUBLICATION BY THE ROTHLEY HERITAGE TRUST GIVING THE HISTORY OF 17 MEMORIALS IN THE VILLAGE AND DETAILS OF THE MEN WHO DIED IN THE GREAT WAR AND WORLD WAR 2.

Able Seaman Archibald Arthur Newby. His daughters still live in Rothley

For further information and how to order a copy please click on the following link:

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

Latest Pictures

Westfield Lane in Winter

Frosty Vines at Kingfishers Pool

Fishing near the old Cossington Lane Bridge in 1954.

Alfred Davies

Cross Green

The 9th century Saxon cross

The Green

Walks around the village

Rothley Station Signal Box

Rothley Station Signal Box

Rothley Station

Rothley Station

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