Time capsule to be buried to celebrate centenary of Hickling Women’s Institute

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Members of Hickling Women’s Institute are to bury a time capsule containing artefacts from their community to celebrate the branch’s centenary.

Ten items are to be deposited in the capsule on Monday evening under an extension being built at the village hall.

Information will be also be inserted in it about Fred Maltby Warner - the first foreign-born governor of the US state of Michigan - who was born in the village 150 years ago.

The Warner family have given Hickling an American flag, which was once flown over the Capitol building, to be be flown in the village on the night.

Dignataries due to attend the time capsule burial, which is at 7pm, will include the Sheriff of Nottingham and local councillors.

Village residents are invited and members of the county WI executive committee are also due to be there.