Well-known Hucknall family are special guests at opening of new showhomes on town development

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Two new showhomes have opened to visitors at Harron Homes’ sought-after Sandlands Park development in Hucknall.

And Hucknall family The Fongues were invited along as special guests to cut the ribbon at the start of the showhome opening event.

Rubin Fongue and his wife Esther are well known in Hucknall due to their extraordinary triplets Waimi, Mbetmi and Yimi Fongue and their ongoing work to promote green issues, including litter picking, collecting soft plastics in churches, and fund raising in the district.

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In the last year, the Flying High Academy pupils have already received British Citizen Awards and a special award from Ashfield Council and even had a visit to 10 Downing Street to meet then-Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

Rubin and Esther Fongue, with triplets Waimi, Mbetmi and Yimi and Paul Walters or Harron Homes cut the ribbon to open the new showhomes. Photo: SubmittedRubin and Esther Fongue, with triplets Waimi, Mbetmi and Yimi and Paul Walters or Harron Homes cut the ribbon to open the new showhomes. Photo: Submitted
Rubin and Esther Fongue, with triplets Waimi, Mbetmi and Yimi and Paul Walters or Harron Homes cut the ribbon to open the new showhomes. Photo: Submitted
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On February 3, however, it was mum and dad in the spotlight as they were given a sneak-peek at the two new showhomes on the development – the Banbury and the Moreton.

Rubin said, “We currently live in a lovely four-bedroom home but after seeing the five-bedroom Banbury we could be tempted by the extra space

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“We love living at Sandlands Park, we have a fantastic spot on the street just opposite the park, perfect for when the kids need to run around, and our neighbours are lovely.

"It’s brilliant to be surrounded by people always happy to get together for a barbecue and I’m sure the new people joining our community will feel the same way.”

The showhomes can be found on Lovesey Avenue, for more information on Sandlands or to arrange a viewing, visit harronhomes.com/find-a-home/nottinghamshire/sandlands-park-4-2/