I have had a request from the widow of John Bell with regards to the Funeral on Thursday 16th August

If you intend attending  There will be refreshments after at The Lambley Restaurant, Main Street, Lambley NG4 4PN,

For catering arrangements if you intend going to the Lambley Restaurant could you please email Brian Marshall at so that he can pass numbers to Mrs Bell on Wednesday.





Dorothy Ellen Plumb

It is with sadness that we have to inform you of the death of Dorothy Ellen Plumb, 88 years, a Police widow, who died on Monday 6 August 2018.

The funeral is at 2.15pm on Wednesday 29 August 2018 at Epperstone Church, Main Street, Epperstone NG14 6BJ.

Dorothy was the widow of Colin Maurice Plumb who died last year.      He was a County Officer and served at Carlton and the Force Control Room.

Volunteer Drivers

Volunteer Drivers Needed.

Leonard Cheshire Homes

Could you spare a few hours a month to help a disabled person socialise, go shopping, and enjoy their hobbies and interests?

The disabled people we support face challenges in accessing leisure and social activities in their local community. By becoming a volunteer driver, you could make all the difference to someone’s life.

We are looking for volunteers who:

  • Have a valid driving licence
  • Can provide two references
  • Are willing to have a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).
  • Full Midas (Minibus Driver Awareness Scheme) training will be provided.

To find out more about becoming a volunteer please contact:

Shahida Dar – Volunteer Coordinator



Holme Lodge – Leonard Cheshire

Julian Road

West Bridgford


NG2 5AQ.


Thank you John.

Kind regards.


Death of a Retired Officer

John William Bell MBE


Further to the email regarding the death of John William Bell MBE.

John was aged 77 years and died on Thursday 2 August 2018.


There will be a Church Service at 2.30pm. Thursday 16 August 2018 at

St Cyprians Church, Lancaster Road, Sneinton NG3 7AH.   This will be

followed by a private cremation at Gedling Crematorium at 3.30pm.

The Undertakers are A W Lymn, 32 High Street, Arnold NG5 7DZ.


Donations can be sent to the Undertakers or at the Church Service

in aid of the charity MIND.


John joined the City Police in 1960 and served at Central, Canning Circus,

Carlton, Arnold, Radford Road and Sherwood Lodge.    He retired in 2001.

In 1987 he was awarded the MBE.

There will be refreshments after at The Lambley Restaurant, Main Street,

Lambley NG4 4PN.   All are welcome.


John Bell


The NARPO Branch Annual Dinner has been arranged for Friday 7th December 2018 at Ramsdale Park Golf Club, commencing at 7pm.

The Menu and choices will be circulated at a later date.

Unfortunately the Prices have increased this year and the cost will be £19.00 per ticket.

If you wish to attend further information will be published in the next Newsletter but early notification would be appreciated.


John Kennedy

Secretary Notts NARPO

Centre Parcs

Assistant Security Manager

Location: Sherwood Forest Village – Nottinghamshire

Hours of Work: Full-time

Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa £24,100 per annum

Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 – week period

Transport Provided: No

Closing date: 21 August 2018

Assistant Security Manager

We’re a thriving team passionate about working together to deliver excellence, all in a natural forest environment.

Join the UK’s number one short break destination. We are proud to have more than 7,000 team members across five Center Parcs Villages and Head Office, working to create memorable experiences for families in beautiful forest locations.


From initial greeting through to departure our professionally trained security team are here to help. They control access to the Village, assist with emergencies and ensure our guests have an enjoyable stay.

We hope our guests never need them, but knowing we have a Security team on call all year-round provides peace of mind and reassurance.


  • Annual profit share/management bonus
  • Staff Reward Scheme
  • Free use of leisure facilities
  • Discounted Center Parcs breaks
  • 20% discount in restaurant and retail outlets


Reporting to the Security Manager, you will be responsible for the smooth and efficient day to day operation of the Village Security team. Managing a team of Security Officers, you will provide security for the Village and its guests, ensuring that everyone is greeted in a friendly and professional manner.

Your team will be the initial contact for our guests, work colleagues and contractors so excellent communication skills will be required.  Other responsibilities include managing access to the Village, vehicle checks, security foot and mobile patrols of all areas of the Village and perimeter, dealing with security related incidents, ensuring thorough and robust investigations are carried out and being a first aid response.


You will be contracted to work 168 hours per 4 week period on a flexible basis.  You will work 12 hour shifts from 6am to 6pm or 6pm to 6am on a rolling rota.

As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include working weekends, bank holidays and during Christmas and/or New Year on a rota basis.


Essential requirements:

  • A natural leader who can inspire others to work to the best of their abilities
  • Previous Supervisory/Managerial experience
  • Ability to communicate competently both orally and in writing
  • Naturally cheerful
  • Ability to perform well under pressure
  • Current Full Driving Licence
  • Physically capable of carrying out the demands of the role
  • SIA (Security Industry Authority) Door Supervisor Badge

Desirable requirements:

  • First Aid at Work Certificate
  • Previous Management experience within a security environment
  • A working knowledge of IT systems

Closing date: 21 August 2018 at 12 Noon

1st Interviews to be held:  29 August 2018

Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received.  Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.


Recently a photograph was published on wordpress the official site for Notts NARPO requesting names of individuals.

I have been informed that this photograph has now been circulated by someone on a Facebook account,

If people are using Facebook to name individuals then personal data is being published without consent and is a Breach of GDP Regs.

No information circulated by Notts NARPO should be placed on any other social media without the express and written permission of the Branch Secretary, John Kennedy

Further to that the Secretary would like to thanks all contributors even though he appeared on the photo his memory is not as good as it was, a full list of names can be found on the comments below the photograph