Loughborough Echo



to the north and south of Park Lane.

Leicesters­hire-based Scholars’ Academy Trust will be running the new school which is being built by Seddon Constructi­on Ltd.

The school building is expected to be completed by July,2022 and it will open for children in September, 2022.

The one-form entry school will cater for children aged four to 11 years and will open with a class of foundation­aged children, the youngest pupils in the school. Older age groups of children will be added in later years.

Scholars’ Educationa­l Trust was formed in 2013 and it includes the 640-pupil Launde Primary School in Oadby and Glenfield Primary School which has 450 pupils on roll. Launde has been graded “outstandin­g” by OFSTED since 2011 and Glenfield was rated as “good” in 2017.

Currently there are two primary schools in Castle Donington – St. Edwards Church of England Primary with 199 pupils on roll and Orchard Community Primary with a roll of 265 pupils.

MARKET. Castle Donington Local Market , an “exciting new adventure” being organised by Castle Donington Parish Council and the Volunteer Centre will interest local businesses, charities and groups.

A second local market is also planned for December 18. The local markets will be held at the Community Hub on 101 Bondgate.

Prospectiv­e stallholde­rs are asked to call 01332 810432 or email clerk@cdpc.org.uk

FLOWER CLUB. “Season ‘s Greetings” is the name of a festive talk and demonstrat­ion to be given at an open meeting of Castle Donington and District Flower Club on Wednesday next week, December 8.

The demonstrat­ion will be given by Vanessa Wellock and everybody is welcome at the meeting at Castle Donington Hub.

Doors open at 7pm, the demonstrat­ion starts at 7.30pm and there will be a raffle, tombola and Christmas plants and flowers on sale. Tickets are £10.



Planning & Policy committee meeting on Monday December 6 at 7pm; Memorial Centre committee meeting on Monday December 3 at 7pm; Finance & General Purposes committee meeting on Monday December 20 at 7pm. The meetings will be held in the Memorial Centre, Leicester Road, Mountsorre­l.

EVENTS AT MOUNTSORRE­L MEMORIAL CENTRE (MMC): Christmas Fayre Sunday December 5, stalls 11am – 3pm FREE admission. The MMC café will be open for the Christmas Fayre, ; Christmas Lights switch-on by the Mayor of Charnwood Sunday December 5 at 5pm, FREE admission; Ratby Co-operative Brass Band, Sunday December 5: £8.00; We Tried Kylie, Friday December 10: £15.00; We Tried Kylie, Saturday December 11: £15.00. December 17-19: Cinderella pantomime, tickets from £12.00, Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) £49.00; New Year’s Eve party: Friday December 31, £37.00.

ST PETER’S PARISH CHURCH. All are warmly invited on Sunday morning o the Parish Church of St Peter for a traditiona­l service of “Sung Mattins” (according to the Book of Common Prayer) at 9:30 am. The officiant will be Gary H. Lee (of Woodhouse Eaves) and refreshmen­ts will follow the Office in the Antil Vestry.

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