Category: Coalville Heroes

We’ll provide the Headtorch….

Coalville Market, sounds, lights and the Famous 50! Local people and businesses have come together to help us create this immersive experience. (In less than 10 days with very little budget!) Starting with the mining heritage of (most) of the Famous 50, progressing into…

Famous Fifty get reported on the BBC!!!

See what the BBC said about our exhibition… they also sent a film crew who did a live broadcast at lunchtime followed by a longer broadcast in the early evening East Midlands Today programme. Coalville’s wooden WW1 soldiers depict ‘Famous Fifty’ The wooden soldiers…

Mock Interviews -exciting times!

It was a real pleasure to meet the pupils of King Edward VII College in Coalville on 1 March 2017. Deana and Julia, took part in the ‘mock interview’ day, they saw just how much talent and passion there is in young people, some with clear cut…

EXHIBITION : George Smith of Coalville – the Children’s Friend

Hope you can make it to the market in Coalville on Friday or Saturday  (Feb 17th / 18th) to visit the first contemporary art exhibition it has ever hosted! Newbridge pupils have been working very hard to create an interpretation of the life and…

Sometimes its nice to say thank you…

Our first 6 months have been amazing!!! This is just a thank you to everyone who believed in us in the beginning, who are sharing the journey with us; who we have already met and will meet in 2017. Starting a new business takes a lot…

12 Days of Coalville Market Christmas! Win £50 to spend for your entries.

Ok. Starting on December 1st  your chance to make a song for Coalville but also to win £50 to spend! Day 1 will be followed by 11 more. Watch as they reveal the full song!  A true Coalville community version will be made and…

BELVOIR DALE PRIMARY SCHOOL ROCKS HAMLET AT CENTURY THEATRE

Tuesday November 29th marks a significant day in the history of the future of Coalville. Tears were brought to the eyes of an audience of friends and family that watched the children of Belvoirdale Primary taking  to their local stage to perform Hamlet with…

Action Man’s 50th Birthday Trail

Action Mans 50th birthday trail – round Coalville town Centre and the Market. Plus School design challange. Questionnaires and forms at participating shops and downloadable from here. Any questions call Deana on 07974260453 Particpating stores and intructions attached! Good luck action-man-challenge-trail-instruction-2016action-man-questionnaire-nov-2016

Mighty Creatives inspire us…

Fantastic day meeting lots of education specialists and art/ culture creatives – bringing back ideas to Coalville!

Shire Grant success…

We are really happy to announce that following a Leicestershire County Council Shire Grant application submitted last month… We have heard we were awarded £9000 for our #growlocal & #eatsocial project which we will deliver in Coalville and the surrounding area. More information to…

Reverse DIY SOS – Good News

Here are some of the pictures of the community garden that has been subjected to a reverse DIY SOS – that is, lovely things that were in place have been taken away by local community gardening organisations. This is because the land has been sold…

Thank you – 1080 times

On Tuesday 8 November 2016 Deana and Julia, our Directors were assisted in a massive feat by some rather special people including James, Kristiana, Amy, Katherine, Sarah and Christine. What did we do to earn so many thank you’s? 9am -12.30pm,  Julia , Deana…