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08.15am Saturday 13th June 2015
CARNIVAL IS CANCELLED
Unfortunately following a meeting with the council at 08.00am it has been decided that the ground is waterlogged and not safe to use.
They have made the decision to cancel any movement on the grass, so we cannot go ahead, it is also very slippy to walk on.
Any monies due will be refunded in time, it may be a while as Sue and I are going on a fortnights holiday ( to get over carnival.)
I will do it on my return.
Sorry for any inconvenience hope to see you next year.
The Queen is crowned
Chloe Kelso has been crowned as the Ilkeston Lions Carnival Queen 2015
Chloe is seen here being presented with her sash by Lion president Ray Birch.
Chloe will lead the carnival parade through the streets of Ilkeston to the Rutland Sports and Recreation Ground on the 13th June 2015
where she will assist Lions District Governor to officially open the carnival proceedings.
!5 year old Chloe lives at Stanley Common, and attends Kirk Hallam Tech.
Her favourite pastime is baby sitting young children.
A WELL DESERVED THANK YOU FROM MARIE CURIE
Following the recent collection days at Tesco and Aldi for the Marie Curie Great Daffodil Appeal a certificate of appreciation has been sent to to Ilkeston Lions Club.
The collections at the end of February and the beginning of March raised £1911.43 which will fund 95 hours of nursing care for more people living with a terminal illness
in their own homes.
A very special thank you was sent to Lion Steve Lynch who stood for 50 hours over 7 days during this time.
Marie Curie say that "Steve was a fantastic help, supporting us at the collections when we had cancellations and taking materials along to collections for us. Steve personally
help to fund almost 80 hours of nursing care."
WELL DONE STEVE.