Football Remembering

Notts County Council are publicising a Games of Remembrance Day planned on November 8 involving football matches at Notts County and Nottm Forest grounds and played between Men and Women of the British Army and similarly teams from German Armed Forces.

The two games -- Ladies at Notts ground at 12 noon and men Forest at 7pm -- are meant to replicate similar games that took place on Christmas Day 1917 when a WW1 24 hour truce was agreed between England and Germany and which resulted in football being played between the Army personnel of the two countries.

The two games on November 8 will be attended by VIPs and sporting legends from both countries and there will be fan zones, music and exhibition areas at both grounds.

A family ticket for the women’s game will cost £5 (1 adult and 2 children) and for the evening game two adults and two children will be admitted for £10. There will be a concession price of £2 50 to either game for any uniformed services, under 16’s, students and senior citizens.

Tickets are on sale on-line and from the box office of the host clubs.

Contact gamesofremembrance@gmail.com for further information.

The Games of Remembrance through the power of football, aims to bring WW1 stories of courage and sacrifice alive, 100 years after the guns fell silent.

Battles Over - Tribute to 100 years of Remembrance

Parish Councillors

Mary Cherry-Downes
Quince Cottage    
Thorpe, Newark
Notts NG23 5PX
01636 525 221 (h)
E-mail m.cherry-downes@btinternet.com

Mike Lyon
2 Humber Lane    
East Stoke    
Newark, Notts
NG23 5QG
01636 525 264 (h)
E-mail judithlyon842@btinternet.com

Caroline Bilton
3 Humber Lane
East Stoke, Newark
Nottinghamshire
NG23 5QG
01636 525620 (h)
07817 541074 (m)
E-mail caroline.bilton@btinternet.com

Val Pope
Stoke Wharf Farm
Fosse Road
East Stoke, Newark
NG23 5QH
01636 525852 (h)
07505 455941 (m)
E-mail val.pope@aol.com

Our councillors do not have set responsibilities but volunteer as matters arising occur.

If representation is required on external local public bodies, councillors volunteer depending on availability.

District and County Councillors

Nottinghamshire County Council representative -  Councillor Sue Saddington

Newark and Sherwood District Council representatives - Councillor Ivor Walker, Councillor Keith Walker and Councillor Neill Mison

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Contact us

Clerk to East Stoke with Thorpe Parish Council

Mr M Elliott
19/21 Main Street
Keyworth
Notts. NG12 5AA
(0115) 9376506
elliottnews
@btconnect.com

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