On 10th June we are visiting the Jain Centre in Leicester. If you’d like to join in please contact Tricia Lessells on lessells@aol.com

The Dog’s Trust talk will now take place at 10:30 on Friday17th June.
Venue: St Martin’s House, Peacock lane LE1 5PZ

Our members may like to know that Sue Ablett will be giving an on-line talk on Argentina. This will take place on Monday 27th June at 14:30. To register, head over to https://www.mirthy.co.uk/ choose talks and lectures then scroll down to Sue’s talks and lectures and click on register.

Everyone is welcome at our talks, We ask for a donation of £5 per person to cover the hire of the room and for a fee + travel expenses for our speaker. The cafe at St Martin’s House is open from 09:30 am and you may wish to arrive early for breakfast/coffee

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Another chance to see … Paul Gillingham’s Travel Talk video “Freewheeling around Orkney”,

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Green Bicycle Mystery – Extra Pictures

Thank you to those who came on the rain-affected Green Bicycle Mystery Ride today. The weather wasn’t helpful but I hope you enjoyed it.

As promised here are photos of the things that we missed, We hope to run this popular event each year so perhaps we will see you again on this or other Ride Leicester events.

The County Police HQ in 1920 was in this building in Market Street South (Now Green Dragon Sq
The Police Court, Horsefair Street, where Ronald Light was charged in 1920 (Police Courts are no longer a part of the legal system) The building is now an opticians.
View from Horsefair St of the yard in which Ronald Light was included in an identity parade. This is the yard behind the County Police HQ in Market Street South.
The Leicester Castle Court – which was the scene of Ronald Light’s Trial. The court room itself has been restored to its original condition.

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