LOTTERY funding has been awarded to a local group to put on a historical fair.
Jacksdale Historical Society has been given a grant from the national fund to put on a history fair at Alfreton Leisure Centre on Sunday, October 23.
Back to the Past will see over 30 organisations in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire attend, helping visitors to delve into the area’s past from 10am until 4pm. Alfreton Heritage Trust are also expected to attend. Entrance to the event is £1 and there will be books and photographs on sale. For more information call Paul Nicholls on 01773 604809.
The Heritage Centre in the Old Chapel in the cemetery on Roger’s Lane in Alfreton is open each Sunday from 2pm until 4pm and it is free to come in.