Chairman to attend Community awards ceremony and unveiling of replica of Isaac Newton’s Water Clock

10 September 2019

The unveiling of a replica clock, citizenship ceremony and a community awards ceremony are all events which the Chairman of Nottinghamshire County Council will be attending this week. 

On Wednesday 11 September Nottinghamshire County Council Chairman, Councillor Kevin Rostance, will be attending a Citizenship Ceremony at Bridgford Hall, West Bridgford, welcoming around 20 new British citizens into the country.  

Later that day, the Chairman will celebrate and thank volunteers who work to manage and develop Greenwood Community Forest at the Greenwood Community Awards taking place at Swancar Farm Country House. This will be the third time that Councillor Rostance will attend the event thanks to his role as the Greenwood Community Forest Champion for the county council. 

On Friday 13 September, Coun Rostance is set to take part in honouring a replica of Isaac Newton’s Water Clock. The Museum of Timekeeping, based at Upton Hall, has recreated the clock based on one designed and built by Isaac Newton when he was a teenager. 

The Chairman will be joined by members of the museum and the British Horological Society at the event, which will take place at 5pm. 

Coun Rostance, said: “I am delighted to attend the unveiling of the replica water clock and would like to express my thanks to the Museum of Timekeeping for their hard work and dedication to honouring the work of Isaac Newton.”

Coun Rostance will conclude the week with a visit to the Hickling Pastures Scarecrow Festival at 1pm on Sunday 15 September. 

Later that day, Vice Chairman Stuart Wallace will attend the Bassetlaw District Council Annual Civic Service at 1:45pm. 

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