A special day in Eastwell as new village hall is opened

Villagers gather for opening of Eastwell Village Hall.
Villagers gather for opening of Eastwell Village Hall.
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Villagers past and present gathered to witness the opening of Eastwell Village Hall on Saturday.

The brand new £250,000 facility was opened by leader of Melton Borough Council Byron Rhodes, kicking off a whole day of celebration.

Opening of Eastwell Village Hall. Pictured are, from left - Councillor Byron Rhodes, village hall chairman Geoff Cawthorn, village hall president Geoff Goodson and treasurer John Gass.

Opening of Eastwell Village Hall. Pictured are, from left - Councillor Byron Rhodes, village hall chairman Geoff Cawthorn, village hall president Geoff Goodson and treasurer John Gass.

This included the dedication of a war memorial, a children’s disco and evening entertainment by rock and blues band Blackwater.

A special commemorative brochure was produced for the occasion, with copies handed to villagers free of charge.