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Swannington NOW


Swannington may be full of history and industrial heritage but it is not a preserved fossilised exhibit. Swannington is a lively village full of interesting people and exciting community events. So if you would like to share your events with the rest of the village (and the world) then email us with the details so that people can read it here.

Fancy a pint?

Down to business

Village walks


Whats happening in Swannington?

Here is a comprehensive up-to-date list of clubs and societies currently active in the village. If your club or society is village based and is missing from the list please email us and we will ad it. There is no charge. To add your details or to change your existing entry or update it with events etc., please email webmaster@swannington-heritage.co.uk


Swannington Drawing
& Watercolour Art Classes


Art classes for all abilities at Swannington village hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays... Read more

Swannington Art Classes
Swannington Womens Institute

First Monday of every month, 7.30pm, Village Hall. Contact: Liz Reed email: e.reed1@ntlworld.com or Tel: 01530 452357 or Jane Elson email: jaelson29@gmail.com or Tel: 07717 182905
www.swanningtonwi.moonfruit.com

Image: The WI Garden, created by members.

Swannington WI

Swannington
St. Georges' Church


Newsletter editor - Helen Foster: 01530 836935
Click here to download the latest newsletter


St. Georges Church Swannington

Swannington Church of England
Primary School


We are a small, village primary school for children aged between 4 and 11... Read more

Swannington School
Swannington Parish Council

Meets 2nd Monday of every month, 7pm, Village Hall
Parish Councillors

Chairman: John Barnett 01530 834164

Clerk: Brian Duncombe 01530 831383
http://swannington.leicestershireparishcouncils.org

Cygnets of Swannington Childminding

Contact: Sarah Truswell: 07823777712 sarahfaytruswell@yahoo.co.uk
Or find us on Facebook:
Cygnets of Swannington Childminding

Newly OFSTED registered childminder In Swannington. Limited spaces available. Drop offs and pick-ups from Swannington C of E primary school. All day and holiday care also available.
1st Griffydam Rainbows

Contact: Vera Macdonald Tel: 01530 223456 for details and venue etc.

For girls aged 5 - 7 years. Meet on Monday evenings, 6pm - 7pm term time only.

www.girlguiding.org.uk
S R Judo Club

Friday evenings, Village Hall
Contact: Derek Hollis 01530 451130

Swannington Social Group

Thursday evenings, Village Hall
Contact: Trevor Popay 01530-838401.
Whist drives held on the 1st, 2nd and 4th Thursdays each month, commencing 7.30pm.
£2 entry plus raffle prizes.

Pilates & Yoga Class

Thursday at 1:30pm, Village Hall
Contact: Karen Chappell: 07917 410770 karen@bodylogiq.com
www.bodylogiq.com
Swannington
Retired People's Fellowship


Meetings: Every Wednesday at the Village Hall from 1.00 - 4.00 pm. Contact: Mary Lumsden 01530 832008 There is a small weekly fee. We meet to enjoy cards, dominoes, bingo, afternoon tea and plenty of chatting! Very friendly group. We enjoy lunches out and a day trip - usually to the coast. This year we will be going to Skegness. If anyone would like to join please call me for further details.
Swannington Heritage Trust

Why not come along to one of our volunteer groups, Wednesdays and Fridays. Read more
Zumba Class

From 2nd March 2012, Village Hall, 1pm to 2pm
Contact: Paula Seymour 07947 313 621
Coleorton & New Lount
Volunteers Group


Why not join our volunteer group? Read more
1st Swannington Guides
and Brownies


Contact: Patricia Hibbert Tel: 01530 835441

Saturday 24th March - Table Top Sale, at the village hall 11am - 3pm. Various stalls - come along and grab a bargain!

Fancy a pint?

"Sometimes I drink my whiskey neat. Other times I take my tie off and leave my shirt out"
- Tommy Cooper.

“Beer: The cause of, and solution to, all of life's problems.”

- Homer Simpson.

“Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your beer.”
- Lady Astor to Winston Churchill, to which he replied, "Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it."

It doesn't matter which end of the village you live in there's at least one pub within a short walk! Each of our historic pubs has made its own unique contribution to the life of the village.

Station Inn Swannington

The Station Inn

Tuesdays - Curry Night 6pm - 8pm £4.50
Wednesdays - Quiz Night, 9pm start, free drinks prizes, snowball cash prize.
Entertainment most Saturday nights
Sunday - Hot roast cobs 2pm - 6pm
or BBQ in the Summer months.

Open:
Monday - Tuesday 4.30pm-11.30pm
Wednesday 12.00-2.30 and 4.30-11.30
Thursday 12.00-2.30 and 4.30-11.30
Friday - Saturday 12.00-12.30am
Sunday 12.00-11.30pm
Food served: Friday 12 - 2.30pm £3.99 menu
and specials board.

Robin Hood Swannington
The Robin Hood

Traditional home cooking with great offers like our early birds menu served Tuesday-Thursday 5.30-7.00 @£7.50 for 2 courses also pie night Tuesday (2 pies with veg @£10) and Steak night Wednesday also our specials menu with something for every ones taste. A traditional village pub with a very friendly atmosphere catering for all age groups and welcome families to take part in our traditional pub games or to support their favorite team on Sky sports whilst supping on one of our four cask ales or one of our wide selection of keg or spirit beverages.

Open:
Monday 4.00pm - 11.00pm
Tuesday - Friday 12.00-2.30 and 4.00-11.00
Saturday 12.00-12.00, Sunday 12.00-9.00
Food is served Tuesday-Saturday 12.00-2.00
and 5.30-9.00 Sunday 12.00-4.00
Booking Advisable

New Inn Peggs Green

The New Inn

In the same family since 1978 the New Inn is situated in Peggs Green, adjoining Swannington. This welcoming pub is stuffed with memorabilia collected by the family and locals over many years. There is an attractive garden to the rear of the pub. Tasty food is on offer on certain nights of the week and fresh cobs are always available. Read more...

Open:
Monday 12-2.30 & 5.30 -11.00pm
Tuesday 5.30-11.00pm
Wednesday 5.30-11.00pm
Thursday 12noon-11:30pm
Friday 12-2.30 & 5.30-11.00pm
Saturday 12-3.00 & 6.30-11.00pm
Sunday 12-3.00 & 7.00-10.30pm

Nice doing business with you!

Do you run a business in the village? If so, you may list your business and update, free of charge, on this page. Where possible we would like you to post a reciprocal link on your website or display a Trust poster in your premises where it can be seen by your customers.

Please email info@swannington-heritage.co.uk with your details and a suitable photograph.

Chilli & Spice Restaurant

Tel: 01530 832211 Quality Indian cuisine with great dishes and excellent service. www.chillinspicerestaurant.co.uk

Chilli & Spice Indian Restaurant
Cuckoo Gap Ltd

Tel: 01530 836721 Offer a self drive hire service available throughout the UK.
www.cuckoogap.co.uk


Cuckoo Gap Tractor Hire
Eynon Baldock Joinery

Rear of 1, Spring Lane, Swannington LE67 8QR
Tel: 01530 837803


Eynon Baldock Joinery
Birdhouse Design Limited

Tel: 01530 837333 We design logo's brochures, leaflets, promotionals, and websites ... Read more

Birdhouse Design Ltd Swannington
Swannington Garden Services

For information or to book a visit call Kevin Chamberlin on 07834 354585

Swannington Garden Services
Tracy Bird Professional Dog Grooming
Small and medium breeds based in Swannington

Tel 07766 855055 tracy@spacottage.com


Doghouse Dog Grooming Swannington

SSM Driving School

Pass your driving test!
Call Steve on
01530 814555
www.ssmdriving.com


SSM Driving School

Redhall Garage

68 Loughborough Road, Coleorton, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 8HG 01530 224387
www.redhallgarage.co.uk


Redhall Garage
Circle Garage

122 Loughborough Road, Coleorton, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 8HF 01530 832282

Redhall Garage
Cygnets of Swannington Childminding

Contact: Sarah Truswell: 07823777712 sarahfaytruswell@yahoo.co.uk
Or find us on Facebook:
Cygnets of Swannington Childminding

Newly OFSTED registered childminder In Swannington. Limited spaces available. Drop offs and pick-ups from Swannington C of E primary school. All day and holiday care also available.

Cygnets of Swannington Childminding

Limby Hall PA
I can help you to become more effective, efficient, and therefore help you grow your business. You can feel confident that whilst I concentrate on the smaller, detailed tasks you can focus your valuable time on driving your business forward. I offer executive level, virtual assistant support to you, your team or customers.

Limby Hall PA
Contact
Sam on 0797 6717 093 www.limbyhallpa.com

 


Village walks

Swannington Heritage Trust is documenting a range of walks to suit all abilities and give ideas to both village residents and visitors. This web page is a new feature for 2012 and by the end of the year there will be at least 12 walks in our catalogue, so keep returning to see what is available. Access the Village Walks page via the left hand menu.

 

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