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.

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Parish Councillors

Peter Clark
Hall Farm, Top Street, Elston, NG23 5NP
Telephone 01636 525773 (h)
0115 989 0220 (b)
07973 389617 (m)
e-mail mail@elexcel.co.uk

Sue Dyer
Pear Tree House, The Orchard, Elston, NG23 5PL
Telephone 01636 525979 (h)
e-mail sue-dyer@hotmail.co.uk

Lisa Smith
5 Pinfold Lane, Elston, NG23 5PD
Telephone 01636 525342 (h)
07890 021051 (m)
e-mail l.smith342@btinternet.com

Jim Archer

11 The Paddocks, Elston, NG23 5PH
Telephone 01636 526107 (h)
e-mail james_archer3@hotmail.com

Sue Sterling
Fieldview, Mill Road, Elston, NG23 5NR
01636 525484 (h)
e-mail sue.sterling2@btinternet.com

Michael Key
Devon Farm, Cross Lane, Elston, NG235PR
Telephone 01636 525108 (h)
07753 662176 (m)
e-mail sally.key2@btinternet.com

Hayley Wright
26 Toad Lane, Elston, NG23 5NS
Telephone 01636 526099 (h)
e-mail hayleyjowright@hotmail.co.uk

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

The district councillors for Elston are Councillors Ivor Walker, Keith Walker and Neill Mison

The county councillor for Elston is Sue Saddington.

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