What’s on this bank holiday?

Happy Friday and bank holiday weekend everyone!

There’s a number of events going on over the bank holiday weekend for you to get involved in but first we want to cover a couple of things. Firstly we were saddened to see that the local play park on Lyveden Way was vandalised last week – however a very warming story has emerged from it as volunteers Helen and her partner Allan, cleaned up most of the graffiti themselves. Thank you so much to them for showing the community spirit of Oakley Vale!

In other news, those of us that have been unfortunate enough to have experience loss will understand the importance of having the right support around you; and having someone to talk to you. In an effort to support those suffering loss, Lakeland Hopsice has begun offering a bereavement service.

The group is open to those bereaved in the Corby and surrounding areas (adults only) and meetings will be on Wednesdays, in the afternoon one week and the evening the following week (alternate weeks thereafter):

Afternoon meetings 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Evening meetings 6.00pm – 8.00pm

The first group meeting will be on Wednesday 6th September at 1.00pm at the Hospice. To let them know that you wish to join, please contact the hospice on 01536 747755 and ask to speak to Tracy or Lynn.

What’s on this bank holiday weekend?

There are a host of events around the area going on over the weekend for all the family! Take a look at our best picks:

Summer Scooter – All Nighter – TONIGHT – There’s still time to get involved in this special night of fun! Come and shred the Adrenaline Alley park at our Scooter ONLY All-nighter. £18 Gold and £25 Standard. Read more.

Racing Club Karting Re-launch – All Weekend – Join Race Club Karting for their re-launch event weekend as they open their doors and show their new track layout and brand new fleet of sodi gt5-r go karts! Its sure to be a fun filled action packed weekend with show cars, bbq, music, cadet karting & adult karting. See more.

Dunlop MSA British Touring Cars Championship – Sat & Sun – The BTCC returns to Rockingham circuit over the August Bank Holiday weekend and if previous seasons are anything to go by, fans can expect another fantastic two-days of top class racing. Not only from the BTCC teams but the support series too. Visit her for tickets!

Vikings of Middle England! – Sun & Mon – See life of olden times in the tented encampment at Rockingham Castle where tradesmen display their skills, making weapons and coins, weaving nets and brewing medicines. Have-a-go archery and storytellers wow the crowds. 12 noon to 5pm.

Northants & Leics Sci-Fi Show – Sunday – Come along to this FREE event at East Carlton Country Park and meet characters from Dr. Who, Star Wars, and other TV shows. Special guests are Derek Martin, Cheryl Rowlands, and Ian Tootle. Win a K-9, 40th birthday cake in the raffle and there are prizes for children’s best costume. Not only that but the Jurassic Park jeep will be attending the show!

Lot’s to enjoy for the whole family over the weekend! Have a great time!

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