31st January to 5th February – after sunset: Venus approaches within 6 degrees of Mars If clear on the evenings of the 31st of January to the 5th of February and looking southwest one could not fail to spot Venus. But, on these nights Venus comes to within 5 degrees 23 arc minutes of Mars […]
On Tuesday evening a meeting was held at the Wycliffe Rooms to discuss the plans for the future of our local hospital. The meeting was packed and tempers were frayed as possible options were spelt out to us. None of them were met with glee and the verdict is we have to petition for this […]
Carly Woodward and her mum Helen Woodward have, over the last few years, developed and sustained the White Lion as a pub and restaurant. They would like to share in this success by holding a special ‘Drinker’s Evening’ on Wednesday February 22nd from 7.00pm and extend a warm invitation to come and have a drink […]
The South Kilworth Annual General Meeting will be held at Smithy House Welford Road on Wednesday 15th March starting at 7.30pm. All are welcome to attend and should anyone wish to take over the editing or accounts, then do please volunteer.
After the note about the spring butterflies in the May ‘Kilworth News’ the rest of the summer was quite disappointing, due, no doubt to the weather. We saw the usual Red Admirals, Peacocks and encouragingly more Small Tortoishells but not in the numbers of previous years. Just a few Commas and a single Painted Lady […]
Stanford Reservoir is owned by Severn Trent Water and a permit from them is required for access to the grounds of the reservoir, and the car park by the dam, off the minor road between South Kilworth and Stanford on Avon. This can be obtained from Ian Martindale, Ranger, Visitor Experience Team, at Severn Trent […]
I am one of the Presidents of a charity called the Queen Mothers Clothing Guild ably assisted by Mrs Susan Darby who was for many years also a President of the charity. If you look on the website www.qmcg.org you will see what a worthwhile organisation this is helping many people throughout the country. Princess […]
The Village Hall AGM will be held on Tuesday 4th April at 7.30, in the Village Hall. All are welcome. Any offers of help with the running and upkeep would be most appreciated. You do not have to make a regular commitment, or join the Committee, but volunteers are crucial at VH events/functions to maintain […]