The Mayor's Silent Auction

The Mayor's Silent Auction

SILENT AUCTION NOW CLOSED - The Mayor of the Borough of Broxtowe, Councillor David Grindell is holding a silent auction to raise funds for his chosen charities, Middle Street Resource Centre and Durban House, in aid of supporting mental health in the community.

What’s happening?

The Broxtowe silent auction will be taking place online from 6-20 April giving you the opportunity to bid for FIVE exciting lots with all proceeds going to charity. The auction will close at 5:00pm on Thursday 20 April.

How does it work?

Step one: You browse the four lots listed below.

Step two: You read the rules listed below.

Step three: You submit your bid including your name, contact info to

Step four: The winning bid is then contacted after the auction closes and will be invited to pay the amount bid.

What are the rules?

  • Aged 18+: Bids can only be made by those aged 18 and over.
  • All sales final: All sales are final, there are no exchanges, and all items are sold “as is.”
  • No refunds: No refunds after purchase. Bidders are responsible for item(s) once they’re claimed.
  • No additional bids may be placed once the auction is declared closed.
  • The highest qualifying bid (i.e. bid that complies with your established silent auction rules) wins the item.

What can I bid on?

A stunning Paul Smith ‘hobo swirl’ bag that retails at £540.00 (reserve bid of £250.00) kindly donated by Paul Smith.

The ‘Mayor’s Bear’ – a giant teddy bear donated by the Mayor, Councillor David Grindell.

A Fortnum and Mason tea hamper – we’ll even throw in some scones!

A stunning piece of artwork made from recycled cans depicting local legend Brian Clough.

A brand new ‘Mystery Suitcase’ full of items, the value of which totals over £200!




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