Back to the 80s with BBC Domesday Reloaded

Whitwell Library will be holding a “back to the 80s” event on Monday 24th October 2011 between 2PM and 5PM.

Bring your 1980s toys, fashion, photos, games and memories down to Whitwell Library and help updated the BBC Domesday website for Whitwell.

There will be photographs old and new with “Picture the past”, along with the Whitwell Local History Group.

A drop in surgery for local and family history will be running along with starter sessions with free online resources:

  • Ancestry
  • 19th Century local newspapers
  • and more!

If the above were not enough there will also be old maps of Whitwell to explore and free refreshments.

Half Moon – The verdict is in!

As promised back in August when the Half Moon became part of the Chef & Brewer chain I've finally had chance to eat there on a couple of occasions, the first time a couple of weeks ago and today (16th October 2011).

On our first trip back to the Half Moon we ate on a Sunday with my parents and the first thing we noticed was how much lighter it was inside – As my Mum put it, "It was more like no moon than Half Moon before".  The new interior is much nicer and brighter.

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Whitwell Parish Council Meeting – 12th October 2011

For the sake of clarity: These are not official minutes of the Whitwell Parish Council.  These are minutes taken and produced by for the benefit of the community so that you may see the discussions and reasons around the decisions made, not just that a decision was made on your behalf as a resident.

Update: The minutes have been updated to correct an error in item 16 since first published.

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