ALFRETON: Probus Club given talk on local history by Wendy Butt

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Alfreton & District Mens Probus Club held their June meeting at the Hilcote Country Club where vice-chairman, Stanley Smith welcomed all members present. Joe Cleary reported on members unable to attend through various circumstances.

Following lunch, the minutes of the previous meeting were read by the secretary, Raymond Sunderland.

The speaker host for the June meeting was Phillip Upton. He introduced Wendy Butt, a local historian, who presented an interesting talk on local history including her involvement with St Andrew’s Church, Swanwick and a local project resulting in the production of a booklet explaining many historical facts surrounding the local area. Colin Walker gave the vote of thanks.