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WED­NES­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 13 Pink Rib­bon Pro­gramme for peo­ple who have breast can­cer surgery at Ulver­scorft Ac­tiv­ity Cen­tre, 2pm-4pm, free, fully booked, call Kath­leen on 07860 639693 for more. Dancer­cise at Ulver­scroft Grange, 10am-11am, £3.50.

THURS­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 14 Birstall and Dis­trict Lo­cal His­tory So­ci­ety is host­ing the Story of the Driv­ing Test by Brian John­son. Meet­ing at Birstall Vil­lage Hall, 7.30pm. Shep­shed PACT meet­ing at 7.30pm, Iveshead School, For­est Street, Shep­shed. Tales at the Water­mill will host Christine McMahon at Shep­shed Water­mill from 7.30pm. Tick­ets £9 (£8 con­ces­sions), from Nick Fa­thers on 0116 236 3739, or nick­fa­thers@sky.com, (ad­vance book­ing ad­vised). Ir­ish night in the old sta­bles at The Grif­fin Inn, Swith­land, in aid of the Jake McCarthy Foun­da­tion, 7.30pm. There will be food, wel­come drinks, dancers and band Kelly’s He­roes will be play­ing. Tick­ets £20 di­rectly from the venue. Charn­wood Med­i­ta­tion Group: an in­de­pen­dent not-for-profit com­mu­nity group. New­com­ers wel­come. 7.30pm ev­ery Thurs­day at Charn­wood Road Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Shep­shed. Peo­ple not ex­pe­ri­enced in med­i­ta­tion please speak to Chris North on 01509 506585 prior to first visit. Lough­bor­ough Branch Mul­ti­ple Sclero­sis So­ci­ety, physio/so­cial at Tesco Com­mu­nity Room, Park Road, Lough­bor­ough. 12.30pm-2.30pm, call 01509 633527. Health and well­be­ing sup­port Thurs­days: seated yoga at Ulver­scroft Ac­tiv­ity Cen­tre, 10.30am, £3.50, re­lax­ation at Ulver­scroft Ac­tiv­ity Manor, noon, £3.50, pul­monary fi­bro­sis sup­port group at Ulver­scroft Manor, 1.30pm-3.30pm, and SCF Doodlers and crafts 10.30am at Ulver­scroft Manor. Age UK So­cial Drop-In Group at The Com­mu­nity Room, Tesco, Park Road, Lough­bor­ough, 10am-noon. Come and join for a nat­ter, a cuppa or just a break from shop­ping. In­for­ma­tion and ad­vice avail­able if you need it.

SATUR­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 16 A Song for Enzo, a char­ity con­cert in mem­ory of Vin­cenzo Sozzo, at Trin­ity Methodist Church, Harborough Road, Oadby, at 7.30pm. Pro­ceeds are to go to Le­ices­ter Royal In­fir­mary On­col­ogy and Hae­ma­tol­ogy Ward and Trin­ity Methodist Church’s nom­i­nated char­ity. Tick­ets (£10), from Jane Robin­son 01509 218336 or John Dilleigh 07941 144589. Wildlife and his­tory of Swith­land Wood Walk, 2.30pm, adults £3, chil­dren £1.50 and un­der fives free. Con­tact Bradgate Park for more.

SUN­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 17 BBC Folk Award nom­i­nees Ninebar­row at Bel­ton Vil­lage Hall. Tick­ets £10 (con­ces­sions £8.50) from 01530 224218 or Bel­ton Con­ve­nience Store. They are £12 on the door. Doors at 6.45pm and show at 7.30pm. Free bowls coach­ing at Charn­wood In­door Bowls Club (next to the Lough­bor­ough leisure cen­tre), 10am-noon, all abil­i­ties wel­come. For more in­for­ma­tion call 01509 210018. Lough­bor­ough NCT Nearly New Sale at Lough­bor­ough Stu­dents’ Union, 11.30am - 1.30pm, (11am en­try for mem­bers). En­try is £1 per adult (chil­dren free) and this money goes di­rectly to the NCT char­ity. Con­tact Rachel Fitz­patrick on 07972 103738 or email rachy­wheeler@ya­hoo. co.uk for more.

MON­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 18 Tra­di­tional English Mu­sic Ses­sion and Work­shop with the Grand Union Folk Club at the Soar Bridge Inn, Barrow-up­onSoar. The mu­sic ses­sions take place in the bar and start at 9pm. The work­shops take place in the room at the back of the pub and run from 7.30pm-9pm. En­try is free, a con­tri­bu­tion of £1 is ap­pre­ci­ated. Ray Daw­son with Fid­dle Fac­tor at Lough­bor­ough Folk Dance Club, St Peter’s Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Storer Road, Lough­bor­ough, 7.30pm, £3. Can­cer Self Help Group Lough­bor­ough, 7pm, John Storer House. Com­ple­men­tary Ther­a­pies fol­lowed by Car­ing and Shar­ing. All wel­come. Age UK Technology Help Drop-in at the Com­mu­nity Space Room, Tesco, Park Road, 12.30pm-2.30pm, reg­u­lar group of­fer­ing free help and sup­port with lap­tops, tablets, iPads and smart­phones. Sen­sory stroll through Queen’s Park, Lough­bor­ough, 11am at John Storer House for 11.15am start. For those liv­ing with de­men­tia and their carer/fam­ily mem­ber. Cafe get to­gether af­ter­wards if you have time.

TUES­DAY, SEPTEM­BER 19 East Leake Spir­i­tu­al­ist Church, ser­vice with Marisa Bai­ley, East Leake Vil­lage Hall, Main Street, 7.30pm, all wel­come. Lough­bor­ough Branch Mul­ti­ple Sclero­sis So­ci­ety, physio/so­cial at Gorse Covert Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, Lough­bor­ough. 1.30pm-3.30pm. Call 01509 633527 for more de­tails. Health and well­be­ing guided walk at Ulver­scroft Ac­tiv­ity Cen­tre, 1.30pm-2.30pm, free. Model rail­way open evening at Ulver­scroft Grange, 7.30pm-9.30pm, do­na­tion en­try. Singing for fun and well­be­ing at Ulver­scroft Ac­tiv­ity Cen­tre, 1pm-3pm, £3.50.

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