The 1940s Pop up Tea Room at The Bulls Head on May the 15th was a great success, raising £305 for the Air Ambulance. Guests enjoyed tea and home made cake served in vintage china, with light entertainment from Vera Sharalynne. It was a great team effort and thank you to all the villagers that made all the amazing home made cakes as well as those that helped set up, run and clear away afterwards. We love Nailstone♥️
The next pop up tea room will be serving Afternoon Tea on Saturday 28th September in two sittings 1:00pm and 2:30pm. This will be part of the village Commemoration event, more details to follow.
The next Book Club meeting is at the Bulls Head lounge is on Monday 12th June at 7:30pm to discuss “The Last Tudor” by Phillipa Gregory. This is a topical book for Leicestershire readers as it tells the story of Lady Jane Grey, the nine day Queen, who lived our beloved Bradgate Park
On 27th September 1944, the B17-G Flying Fortress called “The Heavenly Body” was on a night navigation training exercise and caught fire, crashing in a field outside Nailstone. Sadly, all 12 Airmen were killed
It would be appropriate to remember these young men that died so far from home. Their Bomber group, helped to end the second world war
A commemoration will be held in the village and there will be a Commemoration service on Friday 27th September at 3pm at the Memorial in the Church Meadow as well as a ticket only Commemoration Evening at the Dove Bank Primary School at 7pm.
The 1940s Pop up Tea Room is coming to the Bulls Head, Nailstone, on Wednesday 15th of May from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Come along to enjoy tea and home made cakes with proper vintage China and pretty table linen. This is all in aid of the Air Ambulance which provides a vital service to rural areas and has saved many lives.
Our good friend Vera may be persuaded to sing a couple of songs and she says there is no need to bring ration books.
Pip pip! Thank you to all the ladies who have offered support already by baking cakes
Plans for a chicane have been delivered to residents on Bagworth Road ahead of planned installation during July 2019. This is part of the redevelopment of the old Nailstone Colliery site which going to be a 1,250,000 sq. ft logistics site called Middas 22.
The Annual Parish Meeting took place on Wednesday 24th April at All Saints Church Nailstone, where the Parish Council presented its annual report to parishioners, (Clerk will be putting this on Parish Council website). It is also the opportunity for all local groups to share and other local groups what they had been doing over the past 12 months.
These groups included, the Church, the Nailstone Women’s Institute and the Nailstone Community Group
Here is the report that the chair of NCG presented to those attending: