Local History Society News: April 2024

March’s talk was on Charnwood slate, gravestones and trade routes. The slate is mined from an area of Charnwood Forest, which is situated in Leicestershire, between Loughborough and Leicester. There had been mining here since Roman times, most of it being used for roofing.  This Charnwood slate is particularly dense and heavy, making transportation on…

Christmas Coffee Morning

What a lovely occasion it was on Tuesday 19 December 2023 down at the Church Street Rooms! Thank you, everyone, for coming and supporting your super village hall. There were mince-pies, sausage rolls, lovely mulled wine, tea, coffee, jokes, singing and lots of chatter. Feel-good factor in spades!!!