Brings a programme of professional arts to a variety of venues in
the Village. 2006 will see Active Arts celebrate 30 years service
to the community.
Contact I. Paterson Tel: 0116 277 6259 www.activearts.info
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Victory Club - for young people with learning difficulties.
Young Carers Group – Youth Club.
Girls Group – Year 8 and above Youth Club.
Senior Youth Club – Year 10 and above.
Please contact College for further information
Tel: 0116 277 1555
Countesthorpe Senior Luncheon Club
Meets 12noon each Wednesday, Methodist Church Hall, Countesthorpe.
Please contact David F Ball - 0116 277 5253
Countesthorpe and Foston Heritage Group
The principal aims of the group, which was formed in 2004 are to:
Encourage more people to be involved in heritage activities.
Promote an appreciation of the history, architecture, landscape
and wildlife of Countesthorpe, Foston & district.
Encourage interest in the heritage of the community, through
a program of meetings, guest speakers and joint projects with
similar minded organizations.
Act as a focus for those interested in the heritage of the district.
Monthly meetings (September to May) take place on
fourth Fridays from 7.30pm, normally in the Village Hall.
Further information may be obtained from the secretary,
Mrs June Hawkins, 28 Mulberry Court, Enderby Road, Blaby, Leicester
LE8 4BU. Tel: 0116 277 6330. Email: email@example.com.
Countesthorpe Patient Participation Group
Members of Countesthorpe PPG are all patients at the Countesthorpe
Health Centre, meeting bi-monthly to discuss and suggest improvements
to the patient experience. The group is open to all patients of
Our project in 2012 is to provide a defibrillator for the village
that will be available 24/7 access, probably sited in the village
hall. This will mean if someone were to suffer a heart attack, residents
could use the device themselves to help while waiting for an ambulance.
There is a defibrillator at the Health Centre but due to limited
opening times is not always available.
Countesthorpe Twinning Association
Countesthorpe is twinned with Mennecy a small town on the outskirts
of Paris. Regular family exchange visits and social events throughout
the year. New members welcome. Contact Ted Thomas Tel: 0116 277
Darts - Countesthorpe and District Pairs Darts League
Contact John Jeffcott Tel: 0116 277 8378
Drama - Whetstone Drama Group
Meets at Countesthorpe College Theatre
Contact Carl Smith Tel: 0116 286 2836 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fit to Dance
Village Hall Monday 10.30 – 11.30 Tel: 0116 272 7703
Dance based exercise class suited to the over 50’s
E mail email@example.com
See Brownies and Guides
See Countesthorpe and Foston Heritage Group above
Leicester Accordion Orchestra
Meets at the Village Hall on Tuesday evenings at 19.30 Contact Karolyn
Broadhead Tel: 0116 277 1647
Tel: 0116 277 4351
Countesthorpe Methodist Church. Wednesdays at 12.15pm
David F Ball - Tel: 0116 277 5253
Methodist Church Ladies Fellowship
Meetings held every other Tuesday at 2.30pm Countesthorpe Methodist
Contact Cath Walnutt 0116 277 8083
Meets in The Cornerstone 2.30pm – 4.00pm.
Everyone welcome to call in for tea and cakes.
Contact Mrs. S. Holdridge Tel: 0116 277 4413 or Mrs. S. Gask Tel:
0116 277 8642
Village Hall on Wednesday 09.30 – 10.30
Contact Christina Browne Tel: 0116 22 04768
Royal British Legion
Committee meets 1st Sunday of the month
Contact Mr. Howland Tel: 0116 277 1890
Royal British Legion Women's Section
Meets first Tuesday in the month at 19.30 at Royal British Legion,
Sycamore Street Blaby
Contact Phyllis Brunt Tel: 0116 277 1038
Scouting in Countesthorpe
Cub pack Tuesday evening 6.45pm– 8.15pm. Age group 8 - 10½
Cub pack Wednesday evening 6.30pm– 8.00pm. Age group 8 - 10½
Scout Troop Thursday evening 7.15pm– 9.15pm. Age group 10½
- 14 years
Contact Mr Mark Bicknell, 33 Station Road, Countesthorpe
Stuart Cosby Memorial Trust Fund
The Stuart Cosby Memorial Trust exists to support worthy causes
which operate wholly or mainly for the benefit of inhabitants of
Countesthorpe. Grants may be made to individuals or groups. Enquiries
about or applications for grant aid are welcome and may be made
Chairman Dr. M.G. Thompson, 29 Peatling Road, Countesthorpe. Tel:
0116 277 0584.
Twinning Association - see Countesthorpe Twinning
U3A (University of the Third Age)
With around 30 different groups, there is something to interest
everyone. Tel: 07901 548 576 or come along to the Countesthorpe
Village Hall just before 2.00pm on the second Tuesday in the month. www.countesthorpeu3a.co.uk
Wigston and District Male Voice Choir
Meets on a Tuesday at 19.45 at South Wigston Methodist Church.
Tel: Mrs Mould 0116 277 4655 www.wigstonmalechoir.co.uk
Whetstone Drama Group - see Drama
The Willow Singers
We are a friendly group of ladies that come together to sing a variety
of music in a fun and supportive environment. We always welcome
new members of all voice parts, there is absolutely no audition,
all we ask is that you can sing in tune. We meet on a Wednesday
night at Countesthorpe College under the musical directorship of
Will Welsford. We would love to hear from you and welcome you into
our group. Please email Jo Prosser firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information.
National organization for women of all ages
Meeting held in Village Hall on the 2nd Monday of each month @19.30hrs.
Tel: 0116 277 4063 (Mrs. M. Williams)