Puppet shows at town’s artisan market

Puppet shows at town’s artisan market

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 22nd July 2024

The next monthly Alfreton Artisan Market, which is hosted by Alfreton Town Council, will be taking place at Alfreton House on Saturday (July 27). The shopping extravaganza, which is held at Alfreton House in High Street between 10am and 3p [...]
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Swimmer of the Month for Marlowe

Swimmer of the Month for Marlowe

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Mon 22nd July 2024

A young swimmer has been recognised as the Swimmer of the Month by the leisure centre where they attend. Marlowe Brocklehurst has been announced as the Swimmer of the Month for June at Alfreton Leisure Centre, which is situated in Church S [...]
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Back to school for Blue Watch

Back to school for Blue Watch

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 19th July 2024

It was ‘back to school’ for a fire crew from Alfreton recently when they visited a village school event. Stonebroom Primary School’s Summer Fayre was the venue for a recent visit by Blue Watch from Alfreton Community Fire Station. A spoke [...]
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Second place in competition for air cadets

Second place in competition for air cadets

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 18th July 2024

Alfreton & Ripley Air Cadets ‘flew in’ at second place at a recent competition. The squadron was one of 27 which took part in the recent Trent Wing Field Day at RAF Digby in Lincolnshire. A spokesman for the local squadron said: “Staf [...]
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Reunion for best friends after two decades

Reunion for best friends after two decades

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 17th July 2024

Two Derbyshire best friends have been reunited after two decades of not seeing each other. Staff at the Meadows Care Home arranged for reunion of Rosemary and Bernice to take place at their Alfreton venue. A spokesman for the Mansfield Ro [...]
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“I am proud to have smashed the world record”

“I am proud to have smashed the world record”

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 16th July 2024

It’s incredible news that at the weekend, with the support of a team of helpers, James Saxby managed to break the Guinness World Record for the Longest Continuous Single-Event Triathlon, taking the record from 374.5km to a whopping 503.97km [...]
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“Gigantic” donation for youth activities

“Gigantic” donation for youth activities

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Tue 16th July 2024

AYUP (Alfreton Youngsters Umbrella Provision) is a volunteer run initiative which offers a multitude of weekly activities for youngsters in the town. The CIC (Community Interest Company) was set up in July last year and the activities it o [...]
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Football club thanks top volunteer

Football club thanks top volunteer

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Fri 12th July 2024

A Derbyshire football club has recognised one of its volunteers with an award. Ian McCroy has been named as Alfreton Town FC’s Premier League Community Captain. The presentation was made to Ian on Saturday (July 6) at the Impact Arena. A [...]
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Two charities benefit from energetic team challenge

Two charities benefit from energetic team challenge

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 11th July 2024

Two children’s charities have benefitted from an energetic challenge carried out by a team of retail staff. The fundraising team, which was made up of Dan Warren and fellow employees from the Nike store at Mcarthur Glen Designer Outlet in [...]
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“Come on England!”

“Come on England!”

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Wed 10th July 2024

Residents at The Meadows Care Home in Alfreton are all ready to cheer England on in their Euros Semi Final Match against The Netherlands this evening. A spokesman for the Mansfield Road venue said: “Showing on the big screen this evening, [...]
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