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Cerys Powell is fundraising for Cancer Research

  Morcott’s own Cerys Powell is throwing herself around a ‘Pretty Muddy’ 5km obstacle course in a fundraiser organised by national charity Cancer Research UK. This is on 7 September in Nottingham where Cerys is at university. Cerys is going … Continue reading

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Private View: Roy Holley exhibition

Mo Holley (Gardner) cordially invites everyone in Morcott who knew Roy and his work to the private viewing of the upcoming retrospective in Stamford Arts Centre. The exhibition includes both Roy’s wonderful oil paintings and those of his friend and … Continue reading

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Run Julie Run! A marathon fundraiser

Morcott’s own Julie Parker is taking part in the Virgin London Marathon this Sunday 28 April 2019. Julie is raising money to help find a cure for Huntington’s Disease. Sadly, Julie’s son has recently been diagnosed with the disease, and … Continue reading

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Morcott artist has Stamford exhibition

Tina Firkins and her family moved to Morcott (from Stamford) last autumn. Tina is an artist, designer and print-maker with a background in theatre design, and is one of three artists exhibiting this week at Stamford Arts Centre (with a … Continue reading

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John & Tricia Williams: Morcott’s Unsung Heroes

Rural Communities Council Achievement Awards for Leicestershire and Rutland. Rutland has many unsung heroes who quietly and selflessly enrich our communities through the gift of time, energy and commitment to make a difference but every now and again someone stands … Continue reading

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Macmillan Coffee Morning 2018 result

Marjorie and Richard Chown would like to thank everyone in the village who came to the open coffee morning in the Village Hall on Friday (28.9.18). It was a lovely community event, and an impressive £650 was raised for Macmillan … Continue reading

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Charity Stall in Uppingham on Saturday

UPDATE: THIS EVENT RAISED A FABULOUS £850 FOR THE CHARITY, AND THE TEASDALES WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE IN MORCOTT WHO BAKED, OR OTHERWISE SUPPORTED THE EFFORT. A reminder that Beverley and Robert Teasdale are setting up stall in Uppingham … Continue reading

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