Opening Ceremony

On Saturday 28th November 2009, the Chairman of the Memorial Hall & Recreation Ground Trust, Andrew Vickers, welcomed invited guests and after a short speech the Mayor of Rushcliffe, Peter McGowan, officially opened the refurbished Hall complex at 12 noon on Saturday 28th November 2009.  Joseph Higgins presented the Mayor with a gift and Lydia … Read more


On 23 January 1922 Earl Howe gave a conveyance to Mr J J Sheppard and Mr J N Derbyshire for the eleven acres of land. On 4 April 1922 these two local dignitaries conveyed the land to the Rev. R A Bidwell and others “upon trusts of a village land and premises situated in Gotham”. … Read more