Local Councillor secures funding for maintenance of Whittle Plane

Local Councillor Rosita Page has secured funding from the district council , ensuring that the iconic Sir Frank Whittle replica aeroplane monument at the gateway to Lutterworth was preserved and maintained

Cllr.Page says: “This  is a memorial to the life and work of Sir Frank, who developed the jet engine while he worked in the town between 1936 and 1943 and is a nationally recognised symbol of our town “

Councillor Page has also managed to confirm, from the county council, that there is regular ground maintenance on the island .

Councillor Page is seen pictured with Edward Hemsley and other members of the Whittle Trust

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