Gardeners’ Corner

We have a new page dedicated to everything related to gardening – plants, shrubs and/or gardening tools that you wish to share or acquire (for free!), together with any hints, tips or articles for your fellow gardeners. Please contribute to Gardeners’ Corner and help to make your neighbourhood a greener place to live.


From the Leicester Mercury: A private funeral service is to be held for Woody at Gilroes Crematorium on Thursday, June 25th, at 1.00pm. A memorial celebration will follow in due course. No flowers please, donations can be made to Compassion in Dying at compassionindying.

In Remembrance

A Leave a Reply box has been provided on our In Remembrance page should anyone wish to share their memories of ‘Woody’ who passed away on 15 June 2020.  

Quiz answers

Here are the answers to our Leicester Trivia Quiz which you have doubtless been waiting for with bated breath: 1: 1961 2: True 3: Wharf Street 4: 1878 5: True 6: 1846 7: 1898 8: 1962 9: True 10: Antigua And the winner was Neil (our local wildlife reporter) who will shortly be receiving his […]

Countdown the days

There are now only TEN days remaining to enter our local trivia quiz. To be in with a chance to win a prize, email your answers (put Quiz in subject line) to by 31 May at the very latest.

Windows on the world

Our local reporter has been observing a few comings and goings through his window. To discover what he has noted just visit our local Wildlife page.