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Article from Leicester Mercury, 11th Old Dalby Day 1994. The day was opened by Mrs Jackie Fisher, former headteacher, at Old Dalby School. Pictured are Mrs Elaine Welsh, Mrs Rhiannon Bennett and Mrs Sue Potts, with their prize specimens for the…

An article from Leicester Mercury on the 13th Old Dalby Day, August bank holiday, 1996, 'Day long event boosts village. Pictured: a line dancing session, led by Debbie Szopa, of the Melton Line Dancing Club. Other events on the programme included a…

Article from the Leicester Mercury, 2004, presenting David Ayres with a special 'thank you' from local residents, for his two decades of tireless work as chairman of the Old Dalby Day Committee.
David handed over the chairmanship to fellow villager…

Article from the Leicester Mercury on Old Dalby Day 2004, the first for John Lincoln as organising committee chairman. Tyler Simpson (7) can be seen marching with the Melton Tally Ho Band. Clemency Patman & Gemma Hill are pictured in fancy dress and…

Article from Leicester Mercury 'Fire-eating on the bill at Old Dalby Day'.

Article from Leicester Mercury, Thursday September 3 1987 'Old Dalby shows off'. Twelve gardens of Old Dalby were on show, which raised a staggering £1,000 to help towards the final phase of restoration at the local village hall.

Second article…

Sampler dated 24th January 1843 from Old Dalby School created by Mary Catherine Greaves aged 12 and donated to the Village by the Anderson family in memory of their parents Dean and Val

Black and white photo of attendees at a 1962 Christmas Draw in the Sergeant's Mess of the Old Dalby Depot

A colour photo of members of the 'Thursday Group' from the 1970s including (pictured) Bob Hyslop and David Ayres

Photo of Womens' Institute fancy dress party 1970s showing
June Ware
Mavis Bamford
Eva Howe
Jenny Barnett
Joyce Walker
Eunice Tyers
Dorothy Marshall
Val Anderson
June Bednall
Margaret Bairstow
Sue Hodson
Dorothy Orson
Nora Jepson
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