Who can you spot having fun at Kings Mill Reservoir?

Kings Mill Reservoir is back in the news again as Ashfield Council is looking to install car parking charges on an area used by Sutton-in-Ashfield Sailing Club.

Monday, 6th January 2020, 2:33 pm
Updated Tuesday, 7th January 2020, 4:03 pm
Sutton Sailing Club  in 1971
Sutton Sailing Club in 1971

Take a look though our archive pictures dating back to the 1960s and see who you can see either in the sailing club, or Kings Mill Model Boats, Mansfield Sea Cadets, or Mansfield Sub Aqua Club all who use the facilities provided by the sailing club.

The 1963 Mansfield Sea Cadets presentation evening
The 1968 Mansfield Sea Cadets presentation

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Mansfield Sea Cadets Pennant Presentation Evening 1970
Sutton Sailing Club in 1971
Mansfield Sea Cadets from left, Junior Sea Cadet Abigail Seals, Royal Marine Kieran Brotherhood, Sea Cadet Yolanta Colling, Royal Marine Ryan Banner and Sea Cadet Mayne Goddard.
David Sommerville at Kings Mill Reservoir in 2014
The boat is owned by Barry Collins who is a member of the Kings Mill Model Boat Club who meet at the reservoir three times a week
Peaceful protest at Kings Mill Reservoir
The King and Miller to Kingfisher, which will transform King's Mill Reservoir, are: L to R: Paul Crawford, Coun Cheryl Butler, Cloun David Griffiths, Chris Watkinson, Pam Hallam, Ray Hallam, Cloun Alan Rhodes, Cloun Chris Warren, Andrew Cartwright.
Peter Crawford, third right, President of the Mansfield Lions and fellow members Nigel Canham, second right and Brian Johnson are helped by Layla Kirk, centre to present 15 new junior buoyancy aids to Sue Holmes, the acting Commodore of Sutton Sailing Club