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Tour of the Town 4th July 2017

TOUR OF THE TOWN

Tuesday 4th July 2017

Members of Alfreton Town Council will be undertaking their Annual Tour of the Town and will be at the locations listed below :-

 

Councillor JW and KW  
Area Approximate Time
Depart from Alfreton House 16.00
Rodgers Lane Play Area 16.02
Crabtree Allotment Site 16.10
Beech Avenue Play Area and Footpath 16.20
Meadow Lane Footpaths 1 & 2 16.35
Meadow Lane Industrial Area 16.45
Alfreton Railway Station 16.50
Milton Avenue Allotment Site 17.05
Flowery Leys Lane Footpath 17.20
Birchwood Road 17.25
Village Green 17.30
   
Councillors SW and PH  
Peasehill Allotment 18.00
The Green 18.05
Alfreton Welfare Ground 18.10
Footpath Adjacent Alfreton Academy 18.25
Southend Allotments 18.30
Watchorn Play Area 18.40
Alma Watchorn Park including shelter 18.50
Alfreton Park 19.05
House of Confinement 19.10
Bus Station 19.20
Return to Alfreton House 19.30

 

Printed and Published by T Crookes. Assistant Town Clerk. Alfreton Town Council

Room 12 Alfreton House, High Street, Alfreton, Derbyshire DE55 7HH. Telephone 01773 520032.

Additional Information

Mayor elected for 2017/18

At the Annual Meeting of the Town Council on 16th May 2017, Councillor John Walker was appointed as Mayor for the 17/18 municipal year.  Councillor Walker takes over from Councillor Kerry who presented the Parish Meeting with her Annual report. Councillor Kerry is the Deputy Mayor this year.  If you would like the Town Mayor to attend an event please contact the office by email:

office@alfretontc.co.uk or call 01773 520032.  Councillor Mary Kerry can be seen passing the Chain of Office to Councillor John Walker.

Lifesaving defibrillators installed at Alfreton House

Leisure Centre gifts equipment to Town Council.

The Town Council was approached at the end of 2016 as potential recipients of a defibrillator from fund raising at Alfreton Leisure Centre.  The equipment, which is there for anyone to use on someone in cardiac arrest, has been installed in the grounds of Alfreton House, and is easily identifiable by the bright yellow box.

Fitting a defibrillator and housing unit costs around £1,500, the installation costs have been met by the Town Council and ongoing maintenance and checks of the unit will be the responsibility of the Town Council.  Shown with the Town Mayor, Councillor John Walker are Michael Conway who a made significant personal contribution to its purchase, due to having first-hand experience of requiring  a defibrillator whilst having a cardiac arrest at Alfreton Leisure Centre and Manager Peter Sharkey.  Hector the Hound is the Leisure Centre’s mascot and he stole the opportunity to grab the attention of children, so they too become aware of what a defibrillator is and how it can be used to save lives.

Town Mayor, Councillor John Walker said ‘The Council welcome the gift from the Leisure Centre and were happy to support their suggestion of installing the defibrillator at the opposite end of Town to them.  This is a vital piece of equipment which, you would hope is never required but when needed has the proven potential of saving lives.    It will benefit the residents and visitors to Alfreton.

In an emergency, people phone 999 and the ambulance service will give them the access code to open the box housing the defibrillator.

An ambulance is then dispatched and the operator provides guidance on what to do. This is all clearly explained on the front of the box.

The staff and members of Alfreton Town Council have a training session in early July on the correct use of the equipment and maintenance checks.

 

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Our grateful thanks to the animal handlers from White Post Farm who made this such a successful & interactive part of the day.

Thanks also to Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline who were sponsored by Alfreton Town Council to provide free face painting which proved to be amazingly popular. Apologies to those who were unable to get their faces painted, clearly we shall need to have more face painters at the next event!

Over £130 was raised by Derbyshire Children’s Holiday Centre which is the Mayors chosen charity this year. The charity provides disadvantaged children with a break at the seaside which they may otherwise never receive.