Cllr Handley was handed the chains by outgoing Mayor Jacky Williams. She was a Stapleford councillor and her chosen charities were Rainbows Hospice and the Link Cafe.
In 2010 the Mayor of Broxtowe was Pat Lally.
He represented Beeston and his chosen charities were the St George’s Mother and Child Hospital in Nigeria and Parish Pantry.
In 2009 the Mayor was Stapleford councillor John Longdon and he raised money for Help for Heroes and Breathe Easy.