Public Toilets

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The Flower Shop

Business Card

Do you want to sell your unwanted items? Are you looking for that special something? Maybe you would like swap your unused items for something you can use?
Sorry, no properties, cars or commercial ads.

To advertise for free in this column please email me with the details.

Items for Sale

Nothing at the moment.

Items wanted

Video Cassette or DVD
of Hinckley as it was years ago. Think it was produced locally.
Phone: 01455 846 587


Nothing at the moment.

Local Community

Earl Shilton Community
Radio Group

Hilltop Radio is the brand name of the Earl Shilton Community Radio Group, a voluntary organisation with a focus on the community in and around the town of Earl Shilton in Leicestershire.Our objectives are to develop and provide a media network, delivering information and awareness to a wide diversity of the local community.

To read more about Hilltop Radio click here to go to their website.

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Community House

Working together

The Community House was developed through the Crime & Disorder Partnership. The project was launched in September 2001 with the initial funding coming from the Home Office, county and borough council.

The aim of the project is to work with local residents and youth, encouraging them to become involved in community projects and activities, helping to reduce crime and anti-social behaviour and by working together to encourage a sense of pride back into the area.

To read more about the Community House and to find out what is available there click here.

Earl Shilton Trials Club Earl Shilton
Trials Club

is affiliated to the Auto Cycle Union (A.C.U.)

The main aim of the club is to promote trials to suit young riders and beginners. The Club run numerous training days for every standard of rider from just started to expert.

The contact page is here.

E/S Institute

About the "Stute"

The Social Institute was founded at the end of the 19th century to cater for the social needs of the young men of Earl Shilton. Reconstituted in 1977 as a charity, it now serves as a social centre for the whole village and the surrounding area.

Click on the image to go to the webpage or here for more details

The things you see!

The face is familiar....

Further Notes on the Travellers Site

After reading through the solicitor’s letter outlining the main objections to the planning committee’s decision of the Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council approving the building of the travellers site, one thing struck me as rather odd.

Nobody has referred to the fact that the entrance to the site is in a very dangerous position. It […]

Public Toilets (Again)

As far as I can gather from making a few enquiries nothing is being done about replacing the public toilets that were demolished in Earl Shilton. This was done to make room for the street fairs (now discontinued), the farmers market (once a month) and various other activities.

May I respectfully suggest that signs like […]

Update on the previous post

. . . . I received my copy of “The Newsletter of the Town Council” this morning along with my Council Tax demand.

In the newsletter there is an article about the dog mess in Earl Shilton, and I reproduce part of it here.

“The Neighbourhood Wardens at the Borough Council […]

At the Council meeting.

. . . . This evening I went along to the Council Meeting mentioned in the last posting.

After the normal formalities; reading the minutes of the previous meeting, discussing the points raised and any other business the official council meeting closed, and the Mayor, Mr Roger Ellis, handed the chair to […]

You can be a Councillor!

How to be a councillor in Earl Shilton, and it wont cost you anything. Come and see how at the Public Forumat 7:30pm, 9 March 2011 in theMethodist Church Hall,Wood Street, Earl Shilton

If you had £1/4million to spend on recreation facilities and community support in the town, how would you spend it? Because […]