DRIVERS NEEDED – Rushcliffe Voluntary Transport Scheme

rvtsRushcliffe Voluntary Transport Scheme helps people with no alternative means of transport to get out and about. Journeys include going to the dentist, doctor, optician, shopping, social clubs, and visiting friends or relatives. We are looking for volunteers to join our team of friendly drivers. Expenses are paid for all mileage covered.

For further details please contact the Transport team at Rushcliffe CVS on 0115 969 9060 Weekday mornings between 9.00am – 12.30pm.

Rushcliffe CVS, Level 3a, Bridgford House Pavilion Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 5GJ

Rushcliffe Community and Voluntary Service is a Registered Charity, No. 1079880 and a Company Limited by Guarantee, No. 3867757. Registered in England and Wales.

Village girls who died in factory blast

6194547-largeTwo young women from the same small Nottinghamshire village who died in the Chilwell shell factory blast are remembered on the county’s Roll of Honour.

Louie Chaplin was 19 and lived at Monks Lane, Gotham, with parents Ernest, a gypsum miner, and Margaret, sisters Florence and Nora and brother Joseph.

Fanny Taylor was 21 and lived with parents Joseph, also a gypsum miner, and Sarah Ann, sisters Doris and Elizabeth and brother Arthur at Bag Lane, Gotham.

6194548-largeThey were among more than 130 people killed at the factory in the explosion on July 1, 1918. Another 250 workers were injured.

Read more on the Nottingham Post website