The Heritage Lottery Fund which provided the bulk of the funding for a new Heritage Centre at Beeston Lock has just given the go ahead for the work to begin. This follows local fundraising efforts to raise the rest of the money that was needed. The project will produce a heritage museum creating an exhibition gallery, resource centre, community cafe, fishing tackle shop, cycle hire facility, a kitchen garden and allotment space. All those associated withy the project are delighted that the go ahead has now been given. Further details are at www.canalsideheritagecentre.org.uk
There is to be a BMX Event organised by 4uth on Hickings Lane Park, Stapleford on Saturday 19th September, 12pm to 4pm. There will be displays by Extreme Wheels and opportunities for youngsters to have ago. It's a free event and everyone is welcome.