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August 2014 - No meeting

Thurnby & Bushby Gardening Club
Meetings will be held in the Memorial Hall, Main Street, Thurnby (back room) beginning at 7.30 - 9pm. they will be held on the first Wednesday of the month. Visitors are always welcome and are asked to pay £2. For futher information contact Daphne Lane 241 3892

Programme for 2014

Thurnby and Bushby Gardening Club


September 3rd - Jeff Bates - Colour in the Winter Garden

October 1st - Val Williams – AnEnglishCountryGarden

November 5th - Gary Lilley – Exotic plants at home and

Abroad. (Please bring friends).

December 3rd - Christmas Party

Saturday 8th August 2014

The Coles Plant Centre, Uppingham Road, Thurnby

Farmer's Markets are held every other month on the second Saturday of the month




Monday 11th August 2014 Parish Council Meeting

All Parish Council meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month unless otherwise stated, commencing at 7.30 pm, at the Manor Field Pavilion. The agenda is posted on notice boards and on the PC website.

Members of the public and press are welcome to attend. There is a standing item on each agenda for members of the public to raise issues. Please note that any member of the public wishing to make representations, ask questions or give evidence must notify the Clerk prior to the commencement of the meeting. The time allowed for each member of the public to make a representation, ask questions or give evidence is limited to three minutes. Where there is a group of members of the public wishing to make similar representations, ask similar questions or give similar evidence, the group must appoint one representative to speak on its behalf.

Click on the link below to assess the Parish Council web site for minutes etc


Wednesday 13th August 2014

THURNBY FLOWER CLUB meetings held on 2nd Wednesday of each month in Thurnby Memorial Hall at 7.30pm (back room)

Meeting Dates and Topics for 2014 - 2015


August 13th "BEST of BRITISH" by Vikki Marriott

September 10th "SURPRISE" by Jane Waldron

October 8th "TWO BUNCHES of SUPERMARKET FLOWERS!!" by Lynne Wright

This is a practical evening

November 9th "THE HOLLY & THE IVY" by Roma Berridge

December 10th Christmas Lunch at the Leicestershire Golf Club

followed by a short demonstration from2pmto3pmcalled "TIS THE SEASON" by Shirley Henderson


January No Meeting

February 11th "DREAMGARDENS" by Zoe Padmore

March Fundraiser to be confirmed

March 11th Annual General Meeting,

followed by a talk on show gardens

by June Feehan

For further information contact Penny Webb on (0116) 2737072

Rotary Club of Oadby

International Service Committee

Quiz Night

In aid of Aquafilter Clean Water Systems

and the Rotary Club of Oadby Charitable Trust

General Knowledge Quiz
with big-prize raffle

Saturday 6th September 2014

7.00 pm for a 7.30 pm start

St Peter's Centre, Oadby

Teams of up to 6

Quizmasters David and Margaret Knight

£10 per person including fish (or chicken) and chip supper at 8.30 pm

Bring your own drinks and glasses

Please book via jrosenthal@btinternet.com

or phone Jeff Rosenthal on 0116 2415041

Rotary Club of Oadby Charitable Trust Reg. No. 1081136

Sunday 14th September 2014

Annual Walk organised by the Thurnby And Bushby Society - All welcome

A 3 mile circular guided walk through the countryside on public and permissive footpaths, bridleways and country lanes, from Bushby towards Stoughton and back. There will be refreshments on return.

There will be some steps over stiles. Stout shoes or boots should be worn and clothing to suit the weather of the day. Unsuitable for children under 8, wheelchair users and people with certain disabilities. Guide dogs and well behaved dogs welcome.

Depart at 2pm prompt returning about 4.30pm

Meet at the Rose & Crown car park, Main Street, Bushby

For more details contact Mike 0116 241 2377

Regular Events

Thurnby Table Tennis Club

The Thurnby Table Tennis Club meets at the Memorial Hall, Main Street, Thurnby from 7.30pm every Monday evening except Bank Holidays. The charge is £3 per attendance to cover the hall rental. The club is a non-league social group of experienced players from age 18 and considerably upwards. There are three tables available so even if you haven't played for a while just turn up for a free session (bats provided) and see how you get on. For more information contact Jeff on 0116 5041

Coffee and Chat

A coffee drop-in takes place at the Memorial Hall, Main Street, Thurnby every Monday morning from 10 -12. Transport can be arranged. Tel. 241 8083

Games Afternoon

Every Tuesday2 - 4pmThurnby & Bushby Community Centre,Hill Court,Main Street, Thurnby. Everyone welcome to come along for dominoes,scrabble, card games etc. and a raffle. Entrance £1 to include tea/acoffee/biscuits.

Contact Vi for more information 241 913

St. Luke's Pastoral Care Team

Sunday Tea is held on the first Sunday in the month in the Community Centre,Hill Court, Main Street, Thurnby

Do come along for a cup of tea and a piece of cake and a chat. Lifts can be provided. Telephone Daphne 241 3892 and she will arrange for you to be collected and taken home afterwards.

Raindrops Parent & Toddler Group

Every Tuesday 9.15-11.15 Scout HQ, Court Hill, Thurnby

For children 0 - 4 and their parent/carer

for more information contact Jan 241 2674

Calling all runners – and aspiring runners – in Scraptoft/Thurnby/Bushby and surrounding areas

Meet every Monday 6.30pm the White House Scraptoft

Calling all runners – and aspiring runners – in Scraptoft/Thurnby/Bushby and surrounding areas

We meet every Monday evening at the White House, Scraptoft, at 6.30 pm – rain or shine!

Our weekly runs are usually around 3 miles. The quicker runners do a bit more, the slower ones a bit less. We split up according to ability but always start off together and aim to finish together. And if you're a complete beginner we certainly wouldn't expect you to do 3 miles as soon as you start. We have a variety of routes – mainly on footpaths along the local streets, but with the possibility of some field runs – when the weather is good.

There's no fee to join. You don't have to sign up for a set number of weeks.

For more information contact, Run Leader, Clinton 'Baz' Barratt (mobile: 0773 807 1686) or visit our website (www.scraptoftjoggers.co.uk)

Rural Communities Council Diary of Guided Walks and Events

January 2014

No information currently available