Local Talk

Anyone in Leicestershire

(68 Posts)
1980 Sat 09-Apr-11 22:04:45

Hi anyone in the Leicestershire area?

colditz Sat 09-Apr-11 22:06:40

yes, here. melton mowbray.

Me too...streets away from Colditz smile

1980 Sat 09-Apr-11 22:08:34

Hi,might be abit of a random question but how do i put something to meet mates?

1980 Sat 09-Apr-11 22:09:18

This is all new to me only joined tonight

Mumsnet local (where you posted) has sections where events are advertised etc, so you could try those. Most people keep posting on here to build "friendships" and then lots of people arrange meet ups.

When I toyed with moving to Melton I put a call out to the Melton ladies for advice and later had a meet up where I met Colditz and Mirage.

The key is whether you are looking for instant friendships, how old your children are etc? If you're new to an area or a new mum for instance and want instant contacts dare i say (netmums) are good for playdates etc.

You'll always get a Mnetter willing to meet up if you stick around to chat first.

1980 Sat 09-Apr-11 22:29:31

Im new ish to the area,I live in Mountsorrel i can drive though.I have 2 kiddies boy whos 3 and a daughter whos 11wks.
Im going to keep posting on here then and hopefully make afew friends.
Thanks for your help.

I'll meet you if you like. My DD is 2yrs 4 months, she's a bit of a loon, more boistrious than any boy grin and I just realised if you are new, you may need me to explain that DD is daughter and DS is son.

enjoylife Sat 09-Apr-11 22:51:52

That be great thanks.Do i come back on this bit when i log of,im sorry all the questions.Il try and remember that dd and ds.

enjoylife Sat 09-Apr-11 22:52:41

I changed my nickname but thats still me

I'll private message you later, you'll see an envelope come up in your inbox at very top of page. So you won't lose me! Then just dive into all the boards and have fun. Words of advice, mumsnetters don't use kisses or the term Hun, and they will be brutally honest to the point of being cutting!

So so long as you can hold your own, you'll get the most from it. I've been on here years and I love it.

enjoylife Sun 10-Apr-11 19:08:16

Right ok thanks,il try to not take things to heart which are said on here then.And keep the hun and kisses away.Im going have a good nose through it all now.

NK7d119d11X12623ab3761 Mon 11-Apr-11 14:30:59

Have you tried the SureStart centre in Mountsorrel? They have lots of groups for little ones and you might meet a few people too.

enjoylife Mon 11-Apr-11 15:27:50

Iv had a look and with my son going nursery afew mornings these are the mornings there do alot of activities.But thanks for suggesting that.

Enjoylife, I've messaged you.

superv1xen Mon 11-Apr-11 21:13:57

yes me, i live in the braunstone area. i would be willing to meet up sometime, i have two kids, a boy who is 4 and a girl who is nearly 2.

We could all meet up? Bradgate Park?

enjoylife Tue 12-Apr-11 08:56:02

Im up for Bradgate Park.Whens best for everyone?My son goes nursery mon,wed and fri,but only mornings.

superv1xen Tue 12-Apr-11 09:36:42

i would be up for bradgate park. perhaps one day in the easter holidays would be good?

lizzielawson Tue 12-Apr-11 22:17:47

I'm here too, in Glenfield. DS of 12 and DD of 9.

therealmrsbeckham Wed 13-Apr-11 09:05:53

Hi I live in Syston with DP and 3 DC. DD 10, DS1 4 and DS2 5 months. Would be nice too meet up in easter hols smile

enjoylife Wed 13-Apr-11 09:38:36

Hi therealmrsbeckham,You dont live far from me.Be great if we all could meet up.
Iv just replied to your message as well.

I can do any day in Easter hols except a Tuesday..would love a meet up smile

enjoylife Thu 14-Apr-11 07:51:38

Hi Everyone,Can you all do the Thursday 21st at Bradgate park?Will we all be parking in different car parks?Il be parking at the Cropston car park.

superv1xen Thu 14-Apr-11 10:17:27

yep thurs 21st would be fine with me

i usually park in newtown linford car park when i go, but could park in the cropston one

EllAEllO Thu 14-Apr-11 10:23:13

Hello, just seen this.
I live in Thurmaston, and have dd (12) and ds (4)
Would be good to meet other Leics Mnetters, if me tagging along would be ok? smile

superv1xen Thu 14-Apr-11 10:29:00

course it would the more the merrier!! my ds is 4 too.

EllAEllO Thu 14-Apr-11 10:37:21

Ah brilliant, will look forward to it!

enjoylife Thu 14-Apr-11 14:37:59

Brilliant,is the 21st ok with everyone else as well,and is Cropston car park ok with everyone?

Thurs 21st is good with me, again I normally park at newtown linford but can do cropston no problem. Do I need to wear a pink carnation and carry The Times?

therealmrsbeckham Thu 14-Apr-11 20:53:45

21st is good with me too. What time is best for everyone?

enjoylife Thu 14-Apr-11 21:17:20

What time?Before or after lunch time?

enjoylife Thu 14-Apr-11 21:18:00

And Cropston car park is brilliant,thanks.

EllAEllO Fri 15-Apr-11 14:17:53

21st is good for me too, as is Cropston car park smile

I can do anytime. Enjoylife I asked my friend about activities as we discussed she said there's a brilliant group at st marys church in sileby. 9.30 til 12 I think she said and it's only 50p, Thursday morns.

She said theres another at another church in sileby think it's st gregors on a tues morn. She says that one often does day trips like to stonehurst farm and the church pays for all the kids. Adding it to the thread in case I forget in person.

enjoylife Mon 18-Apr-11 08:53:45

Hi,Thanks alot for that Thedoctorswife,iv found afew groups in the next village from me as well in Rothley.
Is everyone still up for Thursday to go Bradgate park?

I'm up for it. I'm moving house Friday so late morn or early afternoon is best for me.

enjoylife Mon 18-Apr-11 15:55:55

Shall we say 1:00 oclock in Cropston carpark Bradgate park,near entrance???Il look out for you Thedoctorswife46,with your paper.Hopefully if were near the entrance we will work out whos who.
Il be the one running around after my 3yr old trying to keep him to stand with me and his sister.

Brill see you there to make it easier I'll wear my bright fushia pink jacket so you know it's me and my dd is a chunky blonde lunatic.

Choufleur Mon 18-Apr-11 19:40:39

Booo. I can''t come. I'm at work. I've only just spotted this thread.

EllAEllO Mon 18-Apr-11 19:43:30

I'm still up for it. Day 1 of the holidays and I'm already tearing my hair out!

You'll hear us before you see us, DS has a very loud voice blush

Just found this, would love to come to a MN meetup as I'm in Leics too (Wigston) but sadly I'm not around on 21st Please have another one soon so I can come and join the fun! grin

therealmrsbeckham Tue 19-Apr-11 13:24:40

Hi Ladies, sorry but i've gone and double booked myself for thursday blush but would still like to meet up.

Let me know when your planning another get together and have a great time on Thursday smile

enjoylife Tue 19-Apr-11 19:56:26

So whos coming for sure....Ellaello,Thedoctorswife46,superv1xen and me.Is that right?
See you all Thursday at 1:00 at the entrance in Cropston carpark.Just incase i dont make it back on here by then.

EllAEllO Thu 21-Apr-11 10:25:23

I'm sorry, I'm not going to be able to make it either (was really looking forward to it too sad)
I've got a leaky pipe flooding the kitchen ceiling and need to wait for plumber. Stuck in on a lovely day= Boo!

Hope you all have a great time, and if you meet up again, I'd still like to meet up. smile

radiohelen Thu 21-Apr-11 13:17:47

I've only just seen this. I'd have come but we are in the grip of a terrifying chicken pox/diarrhea/vomiting combo. I'd give anything to have been out this afternoon. Lets do another one soon.

superv1xen Thu 21-Apr-11 13:19:42

OMG i totally forgot about this!!!!! damn mumsnet made it drop out of my "threads im on"

aaarrgghh

silly scatty sod arent i

hope you had a good time!

we waited for you Super V! We had this horrfying moment that we may have left you at another entrance.

We just enjoylife and I in the end, we had a great time. She even let my DD ride on her buggy board which means I'll have to have another DC now just to get DD one as she loved it. Thank you enjoylife.

We'll def do another one soon shall we. But I'd suggest everyone marks this thread to watch so it doesnt drop of your list (it dropped off mine too). Then we can arrange something again and PM you if necessary.

superv1xen Thu 21-Apr-11 20:15:40

oh i am so sorry again! but i am glad you had a fab time!

i am definitely up for another one, will watch this thread so it doesn't disappear (actually didn't realise i could do that! blush )

therealmrsbeckham Thu 21-Apr-11 20:18:12

Hi Ladies, glad you had a nice time. Let us know when your planning another meet up smile

enjoylife Thu 21-Apr-11 21:40:35

Had a brill time,its a shame you all couldnt make it.But we all will have to do it again soon,Thanks doctorswife.
Im going to try and work out how to watch this thread now so i wont miss out on the next meet up.

under the blue banner that says mumsnet local - leicester there are subheadings
start new thread, watch this thread etc...

enjoylife Thu 21-Apr-11 22:00:11

Iv found it thanks.Still finding my way around this site.

DartsRus Sat 23-Apr-11 21:57:51

If anyone's having a meet-up in the Melton area sometime, I'd love to know, although I'm usually only free at weekends.

enjoylife Sun 24-Apr-11 17:17:12

Im only free sometimes at weekends,but please let me know just incase we can make it.

enjoylife Tue 03-May-11 15:40:16

Hi,is anyone up for meeting up one afternoon...Maybe park or mini monsters in Lough if you all can get there,or anywhere else.

tigermummy35 Sat 04-Jun-11 15:44:05

I'm in Syston and always looking for new mummy friends. I'm a SAHM, so free weekdays smile

tigermummy35 Sat 04-Jun-11 15:46:52

I should say that I have one DS who is 7 months.

therealmrsbeckham Sat 04-Jun-11 20:40:41

Hi Tiggermummy35 i'm in Syston too. I've got DD 10, DS1 4 and DS2 7 months.
I'm usually around on Tuesdays and Fridays if you want to meet up.

enjoylife Sat 04-Jun-11 21:09:08

Hi Tiggermummy35 and therealmrsbeckham,Im in Mountsorrel.Iv got a ds that 3 and dd 19wks.It would be great to meet up sometime.

therealmrsbeckham Sun 05-Jun-11 20:34:15

Hi Enjoylife, sorry i've not been in touch for ages. i'm back at work now sad don't know where the time has gone!

Would be good to meet up, let me know whn you are free.

enjoylife Sun 05-Jun-11 21:08:22

I would like to meet up,what days do you have of from work?

tigermummy35 Mon 06-Jun-11 18:10:45

I'm usually free Fridays too MrsB and enjoylife. Not this week though, but I think I'm free next week. Shall we PM our email addresses to each other? I'm Jen, btw grin)

therealmrsbeckham Tue 07-Jun-11 11:32:38

Yes i'm usually free tuesday afternoons and Friday mornings (all day Friday in school hols).

debcraze4 Tue 05-Jul-11 15:54:45

Hi
I'm new and based in Hinckley. smile

enjoylife Wed 13-Jul-11 23:13:19

Hi sorry iv not been in touch with anyone.Does anyone want to meet up in the next few wks.Be great to meet up one afternoon.I know afew of you are in Syston,so was thinking hobby horse.You only get an hr to play though,if anyone can think of anywhere better would be fab.

memphis83 Mon 01-Aug-11 21:02:18

Hi ive only just found you, can I join? I live in South Wigston, got a DS who has just turned 1.

DebbaDebbaDoo Thu 25-Aug-11 15:11:36

Hi to everyone. Can anyone recommend reliable/good/reasonably priced builder local to Loughborough area? smile

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