St Helen’s opens refurbished community room

St Helen�"s Close unveils a new community room named after a Louisa Haag, a former member of Chesterfield Municipal Charities. The Mayor Cllr Barry Bingham and consort June speaking to some of the residents
St Helen�"s Close unveils a new community room named after a Louisa Haag, a former member of Chesterfield Municipal Charities. The Mayor Cllr Barry Bingham and consort June speaking to some of the residents

St Helen’s Close, an independent living charity, unveiled a new community room that has been refurbished using money from a £10,000 legacy.

Chesterfield mayor, Coun Barry Bingham, and his wife June visited the new room, which is named after Louise Haag who bequeathed the money,

Miss Haag was a trustee and former chairman of the Chesterfield Municipal Charities, and worked in the family’s pork butchers shop.

Councillor Pat Maskrey of Holymoorside Parish Council, and who is seconded to the charity, said: “The Chesterfield Municipal Charities has a long history and goes back to Victorian times.

“It is important that people remember those who have done charitable work.”