Mercury Newspaper Issue 951
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ISSUE 951 WED 2ND MAY TUE 8TH MAY HEELEY CITY FARM AWARDED PRESTIGIOUS ACCOLADE SHEFFIELD 50plus PAGE 8 FREE PICK-UP PRINCE CHARMING ADAM ANT ANNOUNCES NEW SHEFFIELD DATE TIME OUT PAGE TIME4 OUT PAGE 4 HM THE QUEEN RECOGNISES SOUTH YORKS SCOUTS M.V. MOBILITY 27 Scouts from South Yorkshire have been honoured by HM The Queen and International adventurer Chief Scout Bear Grylls for gaining the Queen’s Scouts Award Record number of 15 young people achieving the award from eXu Explorer Scout Unit, Shefﬁeld Hallam District. The highest number of awardees during a 12 month period from one Unit since the award has been presented First Queen’s Scout from High Green for 60 years First Queen’s Scout from Shiregreen for 35 years HM The Queen and Bear Grylls greeted over 600 new Queen’s Scouts from across the UK and The Commonwealth at Windsor Castle on Sunday 29th April. The event comes at a boom time for Scouting following last week’s announcement of the Movement’s continued membership. Total numbers now exceed 525,000. Signiﬁcantly, more and more teenagers are becoming Scouts with the Explorer Scouts showing growth of 12% in 2011. The Queen’s Scout Award is the highest honour in Scouting and is awarded for outstanding personal achievement. This honour is achieved by young people aged between 16 and 25 who have completed a range of challenges, which includes service to their community, completed an expedition in wild country, undertook a ﬁve-day residential project in an unfamiliar environment and learnt a new skill or developing an existing talent. Daniel Levick, aged 24 from Shiregreen, Shefﬁeld said “Working towards my Queen’s Scout Award has been a big challenge but lots of fun. It gave me the opportunity to discover new adventures and make new friends. Balancing all the aspects of the award with other commitments and work has been a challenge but extremely exhilarating and rewarding.” Dave Cattell, aged 20 from Ecclesall, Shefﬁeld said “The expedition I completed in the Lake District was the most challenging aspect of the award. The experience further enhanced leadership skills that I had already gained through Scouting. The team work required to carry out a successful expedition is huge, but the reward when you get to the ﬁnishing point is the knowledge that everyone pulled together to overcome difﬁculties. The skills, memories and friendships I have gained will live with me forever.” Louise Boddie, aged 19 from Ecclesall, Shefﬁeld said “The parade at Windsor was a fantastic occasion and an opportunity to remember all the wonderful experiences and to be recognised for all I’ve achieved through Scouting. To be able to share the day with the amazing friends I have made along the way made it incredibly special.” Chief Scout Bear GLENN ORRAH CARPETS Grylls said “All these young people have lived the adventure of a lifetime to achieve their Queen’s Scout Awards, and I admire that spirit so much. They are huge inspirations to all the other Scouts in the UK and I am so pleased that both Scouting has honoured them today. They are amazing.” The Windsor Castle event has been held regularly since 1934 on a Sunday close to St. George’s Day (23rd April). St. George is the Patron Saint of Scouting. Since the Queen’s Scout Award was instigated, over 100,000 of these awards have been presented to young men and women for outstanding personal achievements and service to their local communities. 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I’m very pleased to report that certain sections of the events and leisure industry are doing very well indeed and some of the venues we work with are hosting really successful events. Despite the gloom and doom that we see on the news and in the press it seems to be that people can still find the money for a good night out however it’s definitely quality that counts. As readers are well aware we advertise holidays, events, gigs, nights out and literally anything to do with everything that we would prefer to do when we aren’t working. Holidays in the UK, caravanning, motorhomes and holiday parks are doing well however ‘top of the pops’ when it comes to holidays are definitely coach tours. All of our operators are doing well and it’s easy to see why. The vehicles these days are really comfortable and luxurious and I know that the operators take a great deal of care when recommending hotels and resorts. Eastbourne appears to be particularly popular. Last year Christmas bookings were well up on the previous year and even at this early time of the year our venues are starting to look towards advertising and most nights have been planned, or planning is underway. As a working DJ I played at many of these events last year and the customers had a great time enjoying good food and music in top venues. These same venues hold events throughout the year and Sheffield Wednesday, Sheffield United, Whitley Hall, Tankersley Manor and the wonderful Clumber Park Hotel and Spa are holding great events and showing many venues how to be successful. It’s all about quality. Being a busy DJ gives me a unique insight into the real world of events and entertainment and being Managing Editor of this paper really helps when it comes to advising promoters and venues. I’m fortunate to be able to witness just how successful venues attract customers and from my perspective, and the feedback from our advertisers, business is booming. Just look at Across 7) Ballot (4) 8) Branch of maths (8) 9) Get back (8) 10) Egg hatchery (4) 11) Refuge (5) 13) Commercial disc player (7) 15) Extravagant period (7) 17) Unbending (5) 20) Pleated skirt (4) 21) Round (8) 23) Detestable (8) 24) Walking step (4) Down the paper and it gives you a good indicator as to how things are really going. I’m very fortunate to be one of the resident DJs at The Bessemer fun pub on Leopold Street and we play classic oldies form the 60s, 70s and 80s. I generally DJ Saturdays and Dave Hayes is the DJ on Fridays. It took a while for these nights to become established and the previous DJ did a great job before deciding to move on to his own business at the end of last year. The Bessemer is packed every Friday and Saturday and despite other venues opening it remains the most successful fun pub in Sheffield and while customers may have tried the new venues in town from time to time the new formula that Dave and I have developed building on the successes of the past have drawn even bigger and more enthusiastic crowds than ever. If you want a great night our with great music and better value drinks prices than other venues then come and see why so many people choose The Bessemer. So there it is, business is booming and it’s not just wishful thinking or over positive reporting it’s a fact. Just to close; Howard would no doubt want me to mention United and Wednesday. I can’t remember a more closely fought battle for promotion between the city giants and it’s down to the last game, after a dramatic weekend, which now sees Wednesday as favourites for automatic promotion. We need both clubs to go up and we here at The Mercury will certainly be supporting both clubs this weekend and which ever one goes into the playoffs. I was DJ at the United ‘Player of the Year Awards’ last night at Bramall Lane and the spirit and togetherness in the Platinum Suite was a credit to the club and everyone involved with it. Similarly I’ll be at the Wednesday ‘Player of the Year Awards’ next Sunday and if last night was anything to go by it will be a great night. Howard should be back with you next week. Andrew Platts Managing Editor 1) Prank (4) 2) Social rank (6) 3) Concur (5) 4) Leave (4, 3) 5) Psychic exercise (6) 6) Abrupt dismissal (5, 3) 12) In an emergency (2, 1, 5) 14) Crazy person (7) 16) Production (6) 18) Generous people (6) 19) Self-exaltation (5) 22) Curved span (4) Last Week’s Solutions ACROSS: 6) Front runner, 8) Gem, 9) Net, 10) Last leg, 12) Braid, 13) Robot, 14) Aspic, 15) Shame, 16) Thief, 19) Faint, 20) Debated, 21) Web, 23) Pew, 24) Level-headed DOWN: 1) Arm, 2) Knead, 3) Crate, 4) Sneer, 5) Fen, 6) Ferris wheel, 7) Recommended, 10) Limited, 11) Go ahead, 17) Fever, 18) Bathe, 19) Feral, 22) Bed, 23) Peg. ADAM ANT RETURNS TO SHEFFIELD Adam Ant and The Good, The Mad and The Lovely Posse, embark on a UK tour in November in support of the forthcoming release of his new album ‘Adam Ant Is The Blueblack Hussar In Marrying The Gunners Daughter’ appearing at The Plug in Sheffield on 24th November, Adam’s explosive live show, will not only feature songs from his new solo album but will also include the classic hits, Antmusic, Dog Eat Dog, Goody Two Shoes, Prince Charming, Kings Of The Wild Frontier, and the Ivor Novello, award winning Stand And Deliver. On Thursday, 16th October 1980, millions of living rooms across the UK, were set on fire by the blazing performance on Top of the Pops by Adam and the Ants. After 3 ferocious, minutes of ‘Dog Eat Dog’ the phenomenon immediately began and they would dominate the charts for the following few years with extraordinary success. But this was no ‘overnight success’, Adam Ant had been working hard behind the warpaint and feathers for his moment. It had been the culmination of years of toil; the journey had started at Hornsey College of Art, where Adam had teamed up with some college friends to form the band Bazooka Joe. With Adam on bass guitar, they played the pubs and colleges around London and it was on a cold November night, in 1975, that Adam saw a group that was to change his life forever. The Sex Pistols played their first ever gig, supporting Bazooka Joe, at St Martins College of Art and the explosive punk band, inspired Adam to start something new. He formed The Ants and performed live repeatedly, at many venues including the Vortex and The Roxy before getting a Thursday night residency at the famous Marquee club in London. The band built a huge cult following despite being unpopular with the established music press, and in 1979 they released their debut album, Dirk Wears White Søx, which topped the independent chart. It has been said that if Adam and the Ants had got on television at this time, then they would have ‘made it’ but the moderate success, made the rest of the band despondent and in early 1980, the Ants left Adam, after an offer to work with the former Sex Pistols manager, Malcolm McLaren. With a new sense of freedom and clarity, Adam immediately put his ideas for a new ‘warrior’ sound into practice and within months had put together a fresh band, including two drummers. The band signed a major label deal and recorded the album ‘Kings of the Wild Frontier’ which became a huge hit, spending 12 weeks at number one and won a ‘Best New Artist’, Brit Award. ‘Antmania’ swept the nation and Adam Ant became one of the most publicised faces in Britain. ‘Stand and Deliver’, hit the number one spot for 5 weeks, winning Adam an Ivor Novello award, ‘Prince Charming’ went straight to number one and a further 12 singles went top 30 . . . at one point, Adam had 8 singles in the top 40 in one week! ‘Goody Two Shoes’ hit the number one spot in the both the UK and Australia. Adam celebrated his continuing success in the United States, with a ‘Best New Artist’ Grammy nomination, in 1982. At a time when videos were the most popular way to promote music, Adam’s charismatic performances in some of the most lavish visuals of the period paved the way for his acting career. His first solo album, ‘Friend or Foe’ continued Adam’s success in the USA, delivering 3 top twenty hits on the Billboard Top 100 and in 1983 he appeared on NBC Television Network’s, ‘Motown 25 Special’, alongside Michael Jackson. Second solo album ‘Strip’ produced the top 5 UK hit ‘Puss in Boots’ but the BBC banned both the video and the song for the follow-up single ‘Strip’. While recording his third solo album ’Vive Le Rock’, with producer Tony Visconti, Adam set out on an acting career by appearing in a theatre production of ‘Entertaining Mr Sloane’ by Joe Orton at The Royal Exchange in Manchester. In 1985 Adam performed ‘Vive Le Rock’ at Live Aid and the next few years were spent concentrating solely on acting in a string of films including Nomads, Love Bites and Slam Dance as well as appearing in several US TV shows such as The Equalizer, Tales from the Crypt and Sledge Hammer! During the 1990’s Adam, again, split his time between acting and music chasing the performing roles whilst returning to the studio to record and release the album, ‘Manners and Physique’, which included the UK top 20 hit, ‘Room at the Top’. The follow up album, Persuasion, remains in limbo without an official release to this day, but in 1994 Adam set about recording ‘Wonderful’, his next album, in London’s Abbey Road studios to be issued the following year along with its self-titled single and the follow up ‘Gotta Be A Sin’ which were accompanied with successful tours of the UK and the United States. It would be twelve years before Adam would play live again, with an acoustic show, in 2006, at the Bloomsbury Theatre in London, where he read extracts from his recently released autobiography Stand & Deliver. The book laid bare Adam’s childhood and his well-documented public mental health battles. In 2008, Adam was presented with the ‘Q Music Icon Award’ placing him alongside fellow recipients Paul McCartney and Bryan Ferry. The Good, the Mad and the Lovely Posse, played to thousands of people last year, and after his recent successful tour of Australia, ‘the BlueBlack Hussar’ is due to appear at many festivals this coming summer, before taking his raw, raucous, raunchy campaign around the UK in November. SAT 24TH NOV 2012 ADAM ANT AND THE GOOD, THE MAD & THE LOVELY POSSE PRICE: £25.00 On Sale Friday 4th May from www.the-plug.com Weekly Wit With... ALBERT SNODGRASS I was in the pub with my girlfriend last night when she said, “Can I ask you a question?” “Sure, babe,” I replied, stroking her hair. “What is it?” She said, “Why are you with me?” I said, “Because I love you.” She said, “I know, but this is the ladies toilets and I’m trying to have a s**t.” I was on for a perfect round of golf yesterday, until the last hole. I walked up to my ball and noticed it was obstructed. So I had a quick look around, bent over and removed it. I was just about to throw it in the bushes, when a voice shouted... “PUT THAT BLOODY WINDMILL BACK.” My wife came in complaining that I never lift a finger around the house. So I did. The middle one. I used to be a fifteen pint a night guy until my doctor told me I had to cut it down by half. So now I’m on fourteen and a half a night. One Sunday morning, a priest wakes up and decides to go golfing. He calls his boss and says that he feels very sick, and won’t be able to go to work. Away up in heaven, Saint Peter sees all this and asks God, “Are you really going to let him get away with this?” “No, I guess not,” says God. The priest drives about five to six hours away, so he doesn’t bump into anyone he knows. The golf course is empty when he gets there. So he takes his first swing, drives the ball 495 yards away and gets a hole in one. Saint Peter watches in disbelief and asks, “Why did you let him do that?” To this God says, “Who’s he going to tell?” pub quiz 1 What is the 1st book of the Bible? 2. With which classic song did Bruce Willis have a UK No.2 hit in 1987? 3. What is the name of the cooking technique where vegetables are cut into narrow fine sticks? 4. On which Apollo mission did Armstrong and Aldrin land on the moon? 5. What is the name of the famous cowboy of rugged jaw and limited intelligence in the Dandy comic? 6. What is the name given to the thin veil worn by Moslem women in public? 7. Which country’s capital city is San Salvador? 8. In the Bible, which angel foretold the birth of Jesus? 9. In which galaxy is the Earth? 10. What type of sausage is usually served in a coil? Answers on Page 2 this week... 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MEGA LADIES NIGHT ROADSHOW The Wildest & Wickedest Show in the UK FRIDAY 11th MAY 2012 Live at Wadsley Bridge WMC £5.00 TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE Featuring PENNY CHANGE Drag Compere FALCON Hunky Male Stripper ROMEO Hunky Male Stripper WADSLEY BRIDGE WMC, THE GRANGE, HALIFAX ROAD Tickets Available form the Club or by calling 0114 231 3151 Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival Enjoy a moment of Magic with the Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival STEP into the shoes of your favourite movie star in the Peak District – the beautiful backdrop for a host of Hollywood blockbusters and memorable TV moments. Follow in the footsteps of Keira Knightley and imagine you’re Elizabeth Bennet, daydreaming of dashing Mr. Darcy on Stanage Edge. Hide from the Sheriff of Nottingham like Russell Crowe’s Robin Hood in Dovedale. Share the heady excitement and unique atmosphere of an outdoor ﬁlm screening at one of a series of fabulous locations amid beautiful countryside. But beware – wherever you go, you’ll ﬁnd yourself playing understudy to the real star of the show – the stunning landscape of the Peak District itself. Get set for a sizzling summer of ﬁlm! Enjoy a star-studded galaxy of classic and contemporary ﬁlms on a giant screen at a variety of stunning locations across the area between May and September 2012. QUAD, Derby’s centre for art and ﬁlm, has joined forces with ofﬁcial tourist board Visit Peak District & Derbyshire to launch the Summer Nights Outdoor Film Festival 2012 and offer an outdoor cinema experience you’ll never forget. Bring your friends, family, blankets and a picnic and settle down for an evening of pure movie magic: Elvaston Castle: Women in Love (15) on Friday May 4 at 6:30pm & Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (15) on Saturday May 5 at 6:30pm Sudbury Hall: The Adventures of Tintin (PG) on Friday May 11 at 6:30pm & Jane Eyre (PG) on Saturday May 12 at 6:30pm Renishaw Hall: The King’s Speech (12A) on Friday June 1 at 7:30pm & The Queen (12A) on Saturday June 2 at 7:30pm Rosliston Forestry Centre: Grease (PG-13) on Friday July 20 at 7:30pm & The King’s Speech (12A) on Saturday July 21 at 7:30pm Queen’s Park, Chesterﬁeld: Mamma Mia (PG) on Friday July 27 at 7:30pm & Jurassic Park (PG) on Saturday July 28 at 7:30pm Calke Abbey: The Woman in Black (12A) on Friday August 10 at 7:00pm & Mamma Mia (PG) on Saturday August 11 at 7:00pm Kedleston Hall: The 39 Steps (U) on Friday August 17 at 7:00pm & Pride and Prejudice (U) on Saturday August 18 at 7:00pm Hardwick Hall: War Horse (12A) on Friday August 31 at 7:00pm & Casablanca (U) on Saturday September 1 at 7:00pm The Lime Kiln, Wirksworth: The Woman in Black (12A) on Friday September 7 at 7:00pm & Grease (PG-13) on Saturday September 8 at 7:00pm The Pavilion, Rolls-Royce Leisure, Derby: War Horse (12A) on Friday September 14 at 5:30pm & Battle of Britain (PG) on Saturday September 15 at 5:30pm Tickets are available from QUAD or at each venue. QUAD Box ofﬁce can be contacted on: (01332) 290606. For more information or to book on-line, please go to: www.derbyquad. co.uk/summernights Follow in the footsteps of your favourite stars,: Chatsworth Classic setting for the ﬁlm of Jane Austen’s novel Pride & Prejudice starring Keira Knightley, The Duchess (Keira Knightley) and The Wolfman (Anthony Hopkins), and star of a major ‘behind the scenes’ BBC documentary in 2012. Derwent Valley Famous location where pilots in 617 Squadron practised low ﬂying before Barnes Wallis’s famous ‘bouncing bomb’ raids during the Second World War, and setting for the post-war ﬁlm The Dam Busters. You can visit the museum dedicated to the original pilots and to the ﬁlm. Dovedale, Lindale and Ilam Hall Luscious White Peak landscapes that appeared in the latest ﬁlm version of Robin Hood, starring Russell Crowe; Jane Eyre and The Other Boleyn Girl. Dovedale was also the inspiration for Charles Cotton and Izaak Walton’s best-selling book The Compleat Angler – and people ﬂy ﬁsh on the river to this day. Haddon Hall Fairytale castle favoured by makers of no less than three versions of Jane Eyre - including the recent 2011 hit; Elizabeth; The Princess Bride and The Other Boleyn Girl. Fashion fans will love a special exhibition spotlighting costumes from the three adaptations of Jane Eyre, running from July 28 until September 2. Hadﬁeld High Peak village near Glossop that took on a new identity as Royston Vasey in BBC TV’s darkly humorous series The League of Gentlemen. Award-winning butchers J.W. Mettrick doubled as Hilary Briss’s shop selling ‘special sausages’. Hardwick Hall Elizabeth grandeur brought bang up to date with clever graphics to transform it into Malfoy Manor in the hugely popular Harry Potter ﬁlms. Holmﬁrth Scenic West Yorkshire location for gentle BBC TV series Last of the Summer Wine, thought to be the longest running sitcom in the world. Longnor Picturesque Staffordshire Moorlands village that starred in the long-running ITV medial drama Peak Practice, and was also the backdrop for the gripping psychological thriller The Holding, released in 2011. Kedleston Hall Robert Adam-designed splendour that ﬁgured in The Duchess, Jane Eyre and Ken Russell’s adaptation of D H Lawrence’s novel Women in Love (which also featured Elvaston Castle, near Derby). Lyme Park Lyme’s lake achieved immortality when actor Colin Firth made many a female heart ﬂutter on emerging from it, dripping wet, in the BBC TV drama Pride & Prejudice in 1998. Lyme Hall also featured in the recent big-screen thriller, The Awakening, in 2011. Matlock and Matlock Bath Matlock is the setting for the new Sky 1 family comedy Starlings, written by Steve Coogan and Matt King, due to be screened in 2012. Matlock Bath provided the location for Derbyshire director Nick Whitﬁeld’s award winning debut ﬁlm, Skeletons. Tatton Park One of Cheshire’s foremost historic houses played host to parts of the television drama based on Evelyn Waugh’s epic novel, Brideshead Revisited. Waugh is said to have stayed at Tatton during the Second War, before the book was published in 1945. More hot news for movie fans Film buffs will appreciate the Just About Movies (JAM) festival at Tatton Park, Knutsford, from May 3 to 7. www.tattonpark.org.uk Head to Trentham Gardens in Staffordshire for some Hot Summer Dates every Saturday throughout July and August – a series of outdoor concerts and movies in a beautiful lakeside setting. www.trentham.co.uk And watch out for a new weekend-long ﬁlm festival being planned by Buxton Film in partnership with Buxton Opera House, set to be held at the town’s showpiece Pavilion Arts Centre in November 2012. For further information, visit www.buxtonﬁlm.org.uk. 7 8 SHEFFIELD 50+ The North’s largest entertainment weekly, telephone our sales team to get your advert on these pages 0114 276 3633 opt.1 NEWS & INFORMATION HEELEY CITY FARM CELEBRATES NEW RARE BREED FARM STATUS Heeley City Farm is celebrating its new Rare Breeds Farm Park status in true style with a big baby boom over the last couple of weeks. After 18 months of hard work, the farm was awarded the prestigious accolade by the Rare Breeds Survival Trust (RBST) in recognition for its tireless work in preserving rare breeds of native farm animals. Lucky and Rosie the farm’s rare breed Large Black pigs were the ﬁrst to add to the farm’s growing population and are ﬁrst time parents to a litter of seven piglets. The three males, or boars, from the litter will carry on Dad Lucky’s rare Defender bloodline and when old enough will be sent on to other rare breed centres across the country to ensure the survival of the line. Ruth Dalton, RBST Field Ofﬁcer for the North said “Heeley City Farm have always had a role in the conservation of some of our rarest farm animals and we are dellighted to welcome them onto our Approved City Farm network.” All the recent births weren’t without drama however. Ewe Bramble, one of several rare breed Soay Sheep at the City Farm, got into difﬁculty whilst giving birth out in the ﬁeld as one of her lamb’s legs became wedged in the birth canal preventing it from being born. Luckily, Pre 16 Youth Training Manager Katie Davis was on hand to help out. “Soays are very hardy sheep so difﬁcult births don’t usually happen” explained Sarah Wild one of the farm’s animal workers. “They originate in the outer islands of Scotland and have adapted over hundreds of years to give birth quickly and without fuss in very harsh conditions” Summer the Pygmy goat also gave birth to twin kids, a girl (nanny) and a boy (billy), called Dandelion and Burdock a few hours after Bramble. Whilst not a rare breed, ﬁrst time Mum Summer is a real character and ﬁrm farm favourite. Nationally, the RBST works closely with its members to ensure the continuing survival of at risk farm animals. Its work is essential for educating the public, maintaining diversity and preventing inbred genetic problems and illnesses which could potentially wipe out the relatively few breeds of commercially bred farm animals. The farm is open 10am – 4pm seven days a week for the public to visit the animals. NEW GUIDANCE TO SPEED UP ACCESS TO THE DRUGS PATIENTS NEED http://mediacentre.dh.gov.uk Lord Howe announced new guidance on the Cancer Drugs Fund, which will help speed up access to the drugs patients need. It will mean in most cases patients will be able to access drugs within a matter of days of an application being made to the Fund. Health Minister Lord Howe said, “Our priority is to ensure that cancer patients get the drugs their doctors believe are best for them. “Today we have issued new guidance on the Cancer Drugs Fund which will further speed up applications for drugs as they will not normally need to go through the PCT funding processes prior to applying to the Fund. This will ensure patients get the fastest possible access to the drugs they need. “We will also undertake an audit of the Cancer Drugs Fund, which will provide evidence from drugs funded through the Fund for the beneﬁt of wider NHS practice.” The Department has worked with NHS colleagues to review the guidance issued in 2011, taking into account public feedback from cancer charities, to ensure cancer patients are able to better access the drugs they need. WHY 5 A DAY? Fruit and vegetables are part of a balanced diet and can help us stay healthy. That’s why it so important that we get enough of them. 5 A DAY highlights the health beneﬁts of getting ﬁve 80g portions of fruit and vegetables every day. That’s ﬁve portions of fruit and veg altogether, not ﬁve portions of each. 5 reasons to get 5 portions Fruit and vegetables taste delicious and there’s so much variety to choose from. They’re a good source of vitamins and minerals, including folate, vitamin C and potassium. They’re an excellent source of dietary ﬁbre, which helps maintain a healthy gut and prevent constipation and other digestion problems. A diet high in ﬁbre can also reduce your risk of bowel cancer. They can help reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke and some cancers. Fruit and vegetables contribute to a healthy and balanced diet. Fruit and vegetables are also usually low in fat and calories (provided you don’t fry them or roast them in lots of oil). That’s why eating them can help you maintain a healthy weight and keep your heart healthy. 5 A DAY is based on advice from the World Health Organisation, which recommends eating a minimum of 400g of fruit and vegetables a day to lower the risk of serious health problems, such as heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and obesity. To get the most beneﬁt out of your 5 A DAY, your ﬁve portions should include a variety of fruit and vegetables. This is because different fruits and vegetables contain different combinations of ﬁbre, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. Almost all fruit and vegetables count towards your 5 A DAY. Potatoes and cassava don’t count because they mainly contribute starch to the diet. COOK REQUIRED Volunteer cook required to run a lunch club every Monday between the hours of 9.30 to 3.00. Must be a good cook and be able to prepare simple meals for the lunch club for up to 20/30 people. Assistance will be given with the serving and washing up. Applicant needs to have up to date Hygiene Certiﬁcates and have or be willing to undertake a CRB (Police Check). We can provide full use of a professional kitchen, a warm and friendly environment and reimbursement of travel expenses. If you are interested or know someone who may be, please contact Paulette Wallace on 0114 2435749. The Meadows,South Yorkshire Housing Association, 30 Busk Meadow,Shefﬁeld S5 7JH. DATES FOR YOUR DIARY Calling all exRN, WRNS, Royal Marines or serving members of the Royal Navy A warm welcome awaits you at the Stocksbridge and Deepcar branch of the RNA. The branch meet on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Legionaires Club Stocksbridge. Any enquiries contact Pete (Vice Chairman) on 0114 2887769 Community Assemblies South West Public Meeting – City wide review of HGV routes – Quaker Meeting House, St James Street – Tuesday, 15 May 7-8.30pm CORRESPONDENCE Send comments and letters, or relevant articles either for the Mercury page or the next Newsletter to: Shefﬁeld 50+, Room LG27, The Town Hall, Shefﬁeld, S1 2HH Tel: 0114 2735426 Email: shefﬁeld50plus@yahoo.co.uk www.shefﬁeld50plus.co.uk WHAT COUNTS TOWARDS 5 A DAY? The following count towards your 5 A DAY... Fresh fruit and vegetables. Frozen fruit and vegetables. Tinned or canned fruit and vegetables. Buy the ones tinned in natural juice or water, with no added sugar or salt. Dried fruit, such as currants, dates, sultanas and ﬁgs. Fruit and vegetables cooked in dishes such as soups, stews or pasta dishes. A glass (150ml) of unsweetened 100% fruit or vegetable juice. Juice counts as a maximum of one portion a day, however much you drink. That’s mainly because juice contains less ﬁbre than whole fruits and vegetables. Smoothies. A smoothie containing all of the edible pulped fruit and/or vegetable may count as more than one portion but this depends on how it’s made. Smoothies count as up to a maximum of two portions per day. Beans and pulses. These only count as one portion a day, no matter how many you eat. That’s because they contain fewer nutrients than other fruits and vegetables. Fruit and veg in convenience foods, such as ready meals and shop-bought pasta ISSUE 951 2/5/12 sauces, soups and puddings. Some readymade foods are high in salt, sugar and fat, so only have them occasionally or in small amounts. You can ﬁnd the salt, sugar and fat content of ready-made foods on the label. Do potatoes count towards 5 A Day? Potatoes are a vegetable, but they don’t count towards your 5 A DAY. Potatoes are classiﬁed nutritionally as a starchy food. That’s because the main nutrient in potatoes is starch (carbohydrate). Also, when eaten as part of a meal potatoes are generally used in place of other sources of starch, such as bread, pasta or rice. Other vegetables that don’t count towards your 5 A DAY are yams, cassava and plaintain: they are also usually eaten as starchy foods. However, other root vegetables such as sweet potatoes, parsnips, swedes and turnips do count toward your 5 A DAY, because they are usually eaten in addition to the starchy food part of the meal. While potatoes don’t count towards your 5 A DAY, they do play an important role in your diet. They are a great choice of starchy food, particularly if they are not cooked in too much salt or fat. They are a good source of energy, ﬁbre, B vitamins and potassium. Although potaoes don’t contain much vitamin C compared to other vegetables, in Britain we get a lot of our daily vitamin C from them because we eat so many. 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They know the conditions and are adapted night frost is forecast. • Check carefully for pests and diseases, to them. Change in conditions results (plants are more vulnerable during their in stress: replanting is an emotional experience for a plant. Many plants recovery period). therefore need some time to recover from • Protect from strong winds. such an operation. • After a few weeks the plant should settle into its new position. When to replant Small trees, shrubs and perennials Pot-grown plants standing in a garden can be replanted Many garden plants - from perennials to fairly easily, provided that the roots are trees - are grown in pots or containers. affected as little as possible. Replanting is best done when the plant is hibernating Because their entire root system has (from the autumn onwards) or just before developed inside that pot or container, the damage which the roots suffer when the new growth begins (end of winter or they are removed from the pot and planted in early spring). The roots then have the is minimal. They are therefore quick to best chance of regrowing successfully. establish themselves. Pot-grown plants What happens when a plant is can be planted throughout the year, unless replanted there is a frost. • The plant needs to adjust and recover. • Usually the turning of the leaves towards Field cultivation the sun is the ﬁrst thing to happen. Trees and shrubs are often ﬁeld-grown Also when a plant is replanted large and then supplied - for deciduous varieties numbers of tiny hair roots, which take - with bare roots or a rootball. 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PDSA advises owners to secure dogs properly, to ensure the safety of everyone (furry or otherwise) in the car. Pet seat belts or harnesses are ideal for medium or larger sized dogs, which secure the dog’s shoulders, legs, chest and back and attach to the car’s seat belt. Alternatively a dog guard can be ﬁtted to secure your boot. For small dogs and other pets, including cats and small pets, a sturdy pet carrier is an ideal way to keep them safe. Always check that the door is securely fastened before driving, to prevent your pet from escaping and, if possible, secure the carrier in the foot well, ensuring there is enough ventilation around it. To help keep your pets safe while travelling, PDSA has put together some top tips for owners. PDSA’s Top Travel Tips: · Introduce your pet to the car from an early age. Allow your pet to explore the inside of your car in their own time (under supervision). With the car stationary, leave the doors open so they can come and go as they please and reward relaxed behaviour. Gradually build up from this – ﬁrst, by just turning the engine on, then when they are comfortable with this, by going for a short drive. Building up slowly can help make young pets less nervous about travelling. · Take pets for a walk before the journey. This is a good way to burn off your pet’s excess energy to prevent them from becoming restless. · Always ensure your pet is secured in a car safety harness or pet carrier before setting out on a journey. This will prevent any distractions and will also help keep you, your passengers, and your pet safe from harm in the event of an accident. · Never let dogs lean out of a moving vehicle’s window. Their eyes or nose can be injured by debris or small stones kicked up from the road. Pets have also been known to fall out or be injured by passing vehicles. · Drive steadily. 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The news comes as over 33,000 consumers have signed a national e-petition in recent weeks to bring an end to above inﬂation beer tax increases. CAMRA’s research shows 73% of regular pub goers** support a freeze in beer duty. National research commissioned by CAMRA has found that Britain’s national pub closure rate now stands at 12 pubs per week, and away from Britain’s city centre high streets – where a net loss of just 6 pubs in total has occurred across Britain in 6 months – rural pubs are closing at a net rate of 4 per week, and suburban at 8 per week. With pubs hit by an inﬂationbusting 42% increase in beer duty since 2008, CAMRA is continuing to rally beer drinkers to sign an e-petition to call an end to above inﬂation increases in beer tax, thus giving struggling pubs a degree of respite in the current climate- www. camra.org.uk/saveyourpint. With over 33,000 consumers backing the petition, CAMRA is lobbying to secure 100,000 signatures and force a debate in Parliament on an issue causing great damage to communities across Britain. Mike Benner, CAMRA Chief Executive, said: ‘Whether situated in a small village, city high street, or on the edge of a housing estate, pubs are so central to our society that whole communities can grow around a particular pub. A threat to the future of traditional pubs is therefore also a threat to countless social groups within Britain that thrive because of their local. ‘Unsustainable beer tax increases by the Government are ripping the heart out of community centres, but with over 33,000 consumers having recently signed the beer tax e-petition, beer drinkers and pub goers are actively voicing their discontent. CAMRA is now campaigning to secure 100,000 signatures, which would force Parliament to debate above inﬂation rises in beer duty.’ CAMRA has also today released new ﬁgures showing the worst hit areas of Britain for pub closures. Breaking down some of the largest counties across the country, targeted ﬁgures show how in 6 months (September 2011 – March 2012) an area such as Lancashire has lost 68 pubs, whilst the West Midlands has lost 37. A full breakdown of the number of pubs lost in the last 6 months – county by county – can be viewed at www.camra.org.uk/ countypubclosures The place to be for the best in 60s, 70s and 80s Music Every Friday & Saturday till 1am walk The Pennine Way, all 272 miles of it, over a period of 17 days, occupying 8 weekends in less than pleasant conditions. They paid all their own expenses, so that all the money raised by My wife and I enjoyed another great weekend of entertainment sponsorship, was handed over to the Mayor. starting off at the Bar Abbey What a weekend of football Friday evening where the Gav entertainment we had as well with Coulson Rock Band, were Wigan and Southampton being red superb as always. Saturday saw us up at The hot on the day plus our own two Hilltop Sports and Social club teams have managed to provide in Dronﬁeld and what a brilliant us with thrilling end of season nights entertainment we had. matches. Being an owl, I am more The band were fantastic, Party than happy to be going into the Popperz who used to be called last game, one point in front of The Grimleys. It’s some time our rivals United, who if the radio since we last saw this superb commentary was correct provided group and their music was good, us all with a gripping second half. without blowing your eardrums Yes even though I am an Owl, I out. The lead singer had so many still follow the fortunes of United, costume changes it made you dizzy. Numbers by T Rex, Wham, they are after all a Shefﬁeld team. Mick Jagger, Ozzy Osborne, David Whatever the outcome at the weekend, and it’s not a given, let’s Bowie and Madness were just a get behind both teams. few of the numbers on offer. A full costume change for each song Ian Bowen, kept everybody in the mood, it’s a shame I don’t see their name Woodhouse much in this neck of the woods so Concert secretaries, do yourselves a favour and book this excellent group. They will keep your members entertained all night. During the evening, a cheque for £1287 was presented to The RADIO NIGHTINGALE Town Mayor, for his charities, the by Mel Jaques majority going to local charities Radio Nightingale is looking for with 25% going to SAFFA. The creative people who can work money was raised by John And together to produce a new sound Jenny marsden, who managed to image for Radio Nightingale. We have new vacancies for people to join the existing team for this exciting new development. Speciﬁcally the team will work brilliant night!", "Fantastic on a series of jingles, information costumes!" & "It was just like messages and programmes. New Year's Eve!" were just Ideal team members are computer some of the comments to be literate; experience with audio or heard at Woodhouse Mill WMC video editing software would be on Saturday night. useful. You will be involved in Yvonne and Sophie are pleased scripting, recording and editing of jingles and programme features. to announce that Divas Thru Good communication skills are The Decades will be returning essential; team members may to Woodhouse Mill WMC later be required to provide voice this year on New Years Eve recordings for production work. and they are looking forward to performing at Hartley House This role does not involve any live programme broadcasting. WMC in Shefﬁeld on Saturday Working hours are Monday May 5th. 5.30-8.30pm, Tuesday 9am – 2pm For availabilty please contact or Wednesday 9am – 2pm. A regular commitment to at least Yvonne on 0789 6315855 one session per week is required. Individuals working on Tuesday and Wednesday must also be able to attend the Monday session for training in the ﬁrst instance and for monthly team meetings. No experience is necessary as full training is provided. The option to be involved in other areas of Radio Nightingale’s work will be available. It is anticipated that this role will be on-going however due to the nature of the work it is possible to accommodate shorterterm involvement. For more information visit our email membership@ radionightingale.org.uk. consists of two excellent female singers, Yvonne and Sophie Whilst both ladies continue with their individual acts, they are thoroughly enjoying this new collaboration. An established and successful solo artiste in her own right, Yvonne has entertained in clubland, on cruise ships and in prestigious venues across the globe whilst at only 17 years of age, the very talented Sophie has already wowed many audiences both in the UK and on the Continent . 'Two great singers!", "A TONY WHYTE 149TH CIU It is with deep regret that Cee Bee Variety Agency have to announce the passing of Tony Whyte, a Clubland Legened that worked with the agency for many years. Tony took his ﬁnal bow last Sunday, the 29th of April. Anybody who would like further information can contact Steph at Cee Bee on 0114 2753909 or 0114 275 4507 VOICE OF THE THE OLD NIGHTINGALE SCHOOL YARD DIVAS THRU THE DECADES Woodhouse Mill WMC was really rocking last Saturday night as Divas Thru The Decades took to the stage and entertained a packed concert room. With 18 costumes changes and great vocals covering songs from female singers such as Lady Gaga, Cheryl Cole, Kylie Minogue, Madonna, Cher, Tina Turner, Dusty Springﬁeld and Connie Francis to name just a few, this professional Shefﬁeld based female duo certainly know how to please an audience of all ages. Divas Thru The Decades The Fountain Precinct Lower Ground Floor Shefﬁeld S1 2GZ 0114 270 6760 Radio Nightingale broadcasts 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for the patients and staff of the Rotherham General Hospital on 945 &1350mw and Hospedia. For more information about the station visit www.radionightingale.org.uk Contact us on 01709 304244 for more information on volunteering. MAGIC AM by Trevor Thomas Well, ﬁrstly this week can I say a massive thank you on behalf of the Jane Tomlinson appeal fund and our own Cash for Kids. Sunday was our Magic Peak District Walk to raise valuable money for lots of charities across the region and about 1000 of us braved the April showers. There’s another massive event taking place this Wednesday May 2nd and hearing about it has reminded me about those school days. What were you good at, and were you the sort of person who liked messing about at all? Although I’m by no means a champion swimmer (I squirm at the sight of a puddle!), I do recall probably cowering away while my classmates got in trouble for jumping or belly ﬂopping into the swimming pool. Well, if that was you, there is actually a world championships in the art of “water bombing” taking place at our own Ponds Forge International Sports Centre. You could get that perfect opportunity to show off your skill. There is a serious side to it with proceeds going to Macmillan Cancer Support I’ll be speaking to one of the organizers on my breakfast show Wednesday morning. Tune us in for details of lots of things that are happening, lots of great prizes, including a month’s worth of cruises that’s underway and the best of the 60s, 70s and more. AGM PART 2 CLUBHISTORIANS.CO.UK by Ruth Cherrington Two other areas that ﬁgured prominently at April’s CIU AGM were smoking and drinking- activities often linked to clubs. We know that since the smoking ban of 2007, smokers have had to go outside or go home. This has had a marked effect on takings and use of clubs. The ban is viewed as a contributory factor to club closures and was described as ‘a case of good intentions criminally badly implemented.’ The legislation stigmatized ‘that section of the community that enjoys smoking in the full knowledge of the risks involved.’ The CIU Council called upon the Government to listen to organizations such as Save Our Pubs and Clubs and Freedom2Choose and allow for separate smoking rooms. These would have to be well ventilated, with no member of staff having to work in them. They would be purely for smokers and any nonsmokers who wanted to be with their smoking friends. Technology has moved ahead and there are excellent partitions that provide a room without the walls but without the smoke for those on the outside. Clubs would be free to choose for themselves about providing such smoking rooms. The meeting also considered a motion that called upon the Government to cease their active encouragement of the binge drinking culture. A decade ago 65% of alcohol was consumed on trade, in places like clubs. Today 65% of alcohol is consumed at home. A lot of that consumption is before going out so that one drink at a club and the drinker is over the top. The blame is then on the club rather than the supermarket or other retailer. There is tacit acknowledgement amongst local councillors and MPs that supermarkets and cutprice drink outlets feed the binge drinking culture but there is a lack of statistical proof. The facts out on the streets are then ignored and no action taken. Minimum pricing will of course increase the proﬁts of supermarkets. Other than to check the age of the person buying alcohol supermarkets are unable to monitor or control any of the aims of the Licensing Act. Clubs have to have much more regard to the law as people are drinking on the premises. ‘For 150 years working men’s clubs have managed the consumption of alcohol by their members and have an undisputed track record of giving their members what they want in a controlled, safe and enjoyable environment.’ Clubs are largely free of binge drinking because they retain strong elements of selfregulation yet are suffering and closing down. The meeting called upon the Government to recognize the responsible roles that CIU clubs play in society and to support them more. 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SAT 12TH MAY AT 9.00PM WARRIOR - GREAT LIVE BAND! www.whitelionshefﬁeld.co.uk 615 London Road S2 4HT 0114 258 5864 0114 255 1500 80s DISCO WITH ROSCOE SAT 5TH MAY - 9:00pm - 1.00am DENNIS VINCENT FANTASTIC VOCALIST - FREE BUFFET THE PLACE TO BE IN WOODSEATS! WOODSEATS WMC Friday 4th May NORTHERN SOUL NIGHT Saturday 5th May BAD PENNY Sunday 6th May STEVIE JAMES JAMMING SESSION EVERY SUNDAY 4pm Start - ALL WELCOME Monday 6:30pm onwards EASY DANCE - Tuition With Mark Tuesdays & Thursday 7pm-8pm ZUMBA FITNESS Every Thursday 12noon-3pm Dancing with the Steel City Dancers First Friday of Every Month NORTHERN SOUL FREE FUNCTION ROOM AVAILABLE 7 DAYS A WEEK CONTACT THE CLUB FOR DETAILS JIMMY JONES QUIZAOKE SHOW NIGHTS EVERY TUESDAY THE STAG, WOODHOUSE EVERY THURSDAY THE BLUE BALL, WHARNCLIFFE SIDE EVERY FRIDAY STAVELEY CRICKET CLUB EVERY SATURDAY BARLBOROUGH M.W. EVERY SUNDAY HOLLY BUSH, RIVELIN THE PLACE TO BE IN HEELEY! Samantha & Carl Welcome You To The Pheasant Trafalgar Road, Sheffield S6 1JY Tel: 0114 231 3976 Mondays POOL NIGHT Wednesdays CARVERY £4.95 NEW MEMBERS WELCOME 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm Thursdays DRIFTIN’ KARAOKE Fridays CARL’S FAB DISCO Sundays CARL’S KARAOKE + OPEN THE BOX & BINGO UT O B ? WA ON A U ?? M O I ? Y T DO MA URY? LE FRO R O INF MERC VAILAB ER.CO.UK A P E TH PACKS NEWSPA 701 Y 3 6 DIA ERCUR 7 E M 42 @M 1 O F 1 IN 0 M NT SAT 5TH MAY @ 8.00pm DISCO NIGHT SUNDAY 6TH MAY @ 8.00pm JOHNNY & THE MOONDOGS TOP BEATLES TRIBUTE BAND princeshefﬁeld@yahoo.co.uk 150 Derbyshire Lane S8 8SE THE PLACE TO BE IN NORTON LEES! 0114 2582095 The Nailmakers Arms Backmoor Road, Hemsworth, Shefﬁeld S8 8LB Telephone: 07976 212592 or 0114 258 6036 Tuesdays - POKER NIGHT Wednesday - NAILMAKERS UNPLUGGED Acoustic Jam ‘Sit In’ - 8:30pm Start CELEBRATE OUR FIRST YEAR IN THE NAILYS! A Special Night of Great Rock and Pop! Live Entertainment Friday 4th May - DAN MORRISON FREE WI-FI! FOR ALL CUSTOMERS Come and Watch Our Six Foot Screen! Probably the Oldest Licenced Premises in Sheffield Welcome to... E OR 60s 70s 80s DISCO! Linda & Martin Welcome You To Saturday 5th May 80s & 90s DISCO FRIDAY 4TH MAY @ 8.00pm We Are Open All Day Every Day TOWNGATE, HIGH BRADFIELD, SHEFFIELD, S6 6LG T: 0114 285 1207 Sunday is ‘Carvery Day’ Monday is ‘Steak Day’ Tuesday is ‘Curry Club Day’ Tuesday is Quiz Night - Jackpot and Prizes to be won - 9.30pm Wednesday is ‘Pie Day’ Thursday is ‘American Day’ Friday is ‘Fish Day’ Visit our website: www.theoldhorns.co.uk The North’s largest entertainment weekly, telephone our sales team to get your advert on these pages 0114 276 3633 opt.1 18 Sponsored by BRADFIELD BREWERY Quality Real Ales brewed using the Finest Malts, Traditional Hops and Natural Spring Water Colin and staff welcome you to . . . THE BLACK BULL WADSLEY BRIDGE Main Street, Aughton - Tel: 0114 2871 020 Fridays & Sundays DJ JON SUNDAY (EARLY DISCO - STARTS 6:30PM) Saturdays GARRY’S KARAOKE NEW POOL TABLE NOW IN FRIDAYS - COMING SOON - BIG BAND NIGHT Mondays - QUIZ NIGHT Win up to £500! Tuesdays - BUSKER’S NIGHT Fridays - DISCO Saturdays - KARAOKE NIGHT THURSDAY 10th May NEW FOOTBALL QUIZ - STARTS 7:30PM BEER & CASH PRIZES CARVERY 7 DAYS A WEEK FROM £4.50 FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS WAITRESS/WAITER SERVICE UNTIL 9PM SPEND £25 ON FOOD & RECEIVE A FREE BOTTLE OF HOUSE WINE! (ONE BOTTLE PER TABLE/BOOKING - TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY) WMC Halifax Road - Shefﬁeld 6 0114 2311 130 Saturday 5th May DON’T SHOOT THE MESSENGER Sunday 6th May SHARON LEWIS BAND Saturday 12th May JUSTIFIED SEQUENCE DANCING WITH TUITION MON AFTERNOON 1:30PM ZUMBA WITH TUITION TUES &THURS 6:30PM OPEN ALL DAY FOR FOOD 9am - 8pm Bar Opens at 11am www.wadsleybridge-wmc.co.uk Woodhouse Westend WMC Mags & Michael Welcome You To 149 Sheffield Road Sheffield Tel: 0114 2693 057 MONDAY THE ANGLERS REST Richmond Park Road - Handsworth - Shefﬁeld Telephone: 0114 2430958 /0114 2442978 DANCE NIGHT & BINGO SUNDAY LUNCH New Menu £5.99 inc. FREE DRINK! THURSDAY SAT 5th MAY QUIZ NIGHT FOR A GALLON OF BEER + BINGO WEDNESDAY MODERN SEQUENCE, BALLROOM, LATIN AMERICAN DOMINO KNOCK OUT SUNDAY BINGO/ OPEN THE BOX FRIDAY 4th May CHRIS JOHNSON & FLATFOOT SAM! EVERY SUNDAY KARAOKE WITH BOB & SUE ROBBIE JAY SATURDAY 5th May KAREN KING Every Wednesday A warm welcome from Diane and Dave at the EARL MARSHALL PUBLIC HOUSE BINGO East Bank Road, Sheffield - 0114 272 8812 BELLHOUSE ROAD WMC - SUNDAY LUNCHES - 470 Bellhouse Road - Shiregreen - 0114 245 6153 (NOON - 3PM) FROM £4.50 GREAT MEALS SERVED 6 DAYS A WEEK WEDNESDAY HANDSWORTH WMC 455 Handsworth Road - Handsworth - S13 9DD Tel: 0114 269 2525 Weekend Live Entertainment Saturday 5th May CHAMELEONZ Sunday 6th May 2 INSANE QUIZ NIGHT Sunday 6th May FUNCTION ROOM FREE TO HIRE -FULL FACILITIES ON THE 52 BUS ROUTE ( EVERY 10 MINUTES) Friday 4th May Function Room Available For Hire, Parties, Weddings, Funerals Etc... up to 150 persons Walkley - Sheffield Tel: 0114 234 8956 BEV BROOKES TOP FEMALE PERFORMER Saturday 5th May JAMES HART SUPER MALE SINGER MONDAY Cash Prizes TUESDAY POKER NIGHT Private League & Cash Games POOL LEAGUE New Members Wanted WEDNESDAY FAMILY GAMES NIGHT THURSDAY SING-A-LONG WITH BILL & PETE FULL SIZE SNOOKER & POOL TABLE SUPERB FUNCTION ROOM Air Conditioned, Private Bar, Seats 150, Catering, Live DJ - For Any Occasion Saturday 5th May RISE Sunday 6th May GARY JOHNSON www.bellhousewmc.co.uk Where to Pick Up Your Mercury in........ 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THE VICTORY CLUB 134 MAIN ROAD - DARNALL - SHEFFIELD TEL: 0114 244 2134 Sunday 6th May PETER JONES ONE HALF OF TOP DUO 2 TO GO Plus Fun Quiz A Warm Welcome from Jill & Steve DANCING WITH RAY Line Dancing & Sequence Dancing with Tuition Spot Waltz with Prizes Sunday 13th May WALKLEY WMC 287 Providence Road FRIDAY 4th MAY BINGO P 45ʼS STUART EDEN FRIDAY FEVER FEVER BINGO NIGHT CRAIG OFFERS A WARM WELCOME TO CUSTOMERS OLD AND NEW NEW HOURS NOW OPEN SAT & SUN 12NOON - 11:30PM Dave’s General Knowledge Quiz with Cash & Beer Prizes TUESDAY 7th MAY Cricket Inn Road, Shefﬁeld Telephone: 07533543549 SUNDAYS CASH BINGO & 5 NUMBER BINGO FREE FUNCTION ROOM FOR HIRE - RING FOR AVAILABLE DATES KICK THE HABIT PARK GARDENERS 9:00PM MONDAY CASH & BEER PRIZES & JACKPOT YOUR BEST LOCAL Karaoke With Stan Still E3 Malin Bridge Inn Holme Lane, Shefﬁeld, S6 4J2 Tel: 0114 2348241 WEDNESDAY 2nd May SUMMER SHOES & BAG PARTY! MONDAY 28th May AN EVENING WITH JOANNE GREGORY in aid of Michaela’s Lymphoma Charity Tickets £10 Starts 7.00 pm AIR CONDITIONED - EXTERNAL SMOKING AREA FOR THAT SPECIAL OCCASION UP TO 100 PEOPLE WEDDING RECEPTIONS, PRIVATE PARTIES, FUNERALS WITH DISCRETION, BUSINESS MEETINGS & CONFERENCES RING 0114 244 2134 FOR DETAILS Every Friday - QUIZ & BINGO in the Concert Room + PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT Every Monday - BINGO & QUIZ in the Lounge Every Thursday - LADIES BINGO NIGHT - CASH PRIZES Sunday 6th May VICTORIA FRANCIS Sunday 13th May JON ALEX NORTHERN SOUL NIGHTS SATURDAY 26TH MAY MEMBERS & AFFILIATED FRIENDS MOST WELCOME The North’s largest entertainment weekly, telephone our sales team to get your advert on these pages 0114 276 3633 opt.1 19 Tel: 0114 285 1118 - www.bradfieldbrewery.co.uk E4 Handsworth Social Club 13 Hall Road, Shefﬁeld Tel: 0114 269 3019 CHANGES Monday Pool Night - New Members Welcome GRAHAM’S FAMILY FUN NIGHT MADELINE ROBERTS SATURDAY 5th MAY CK2 Sunday6th May Saturday 12th May STEVIE MILLER Social Club SERVING THE HEART OF THE COMMUNITY Chaucer Close, Off Halifax Road S5 9QE Tel: 07832 903471 PRIVATE PARTIES ETC FREE FUNCTION ROOM SEATS UPTO 100 PEOPLE FULL CATERING FRIDAYNIGHT 12 NOON - WITH LIVE ENTERTAINMENT, BINGO, SANDWICHES ETC FREE FUNCTION ROOM FOR HIRE LUX DE LUX ROBBIE H Saturday 5th May Saturday 5th May Sunday 6th May Sunday 6th May YOUNG DRIFTER Tuesday 8th May Thursday 10th May NICKY SUMMERS BAND OUT OF AFRICA G STRING Friday 11th May DEVIANCE MONDAY AFTERNOONS Sequence & Modern Dancing WEDNESDAYS from 8pm Start All are welcome in the Concert Room Sequence & Modern Dancing BINGO EVERY NIGHT WE ARE HOLDING OUR BEER PRICES CHILDREN ARE WELCOME IN THE CONCERT ROOM ON SUN LUNCH TIMES & TUE NIGHTS SATURDAYNIGHT 3/4 SNOOKER TABLE Thursday 3rd May Saturday 12th May POPAGANDA Sunday 13th May HALLOWS DAY Frequent bus service routes: 20,97, 98, 33, & 83 (to & from the club) FULLY AIR-CONDITIONED Friday 4th May JON ALEX Saturday 5th May RAY DAVID Monday QUIZ NIGHT Tuesday BUSKERS’ NIGHT & PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT- £100 Thursday Friday OPEN THE BOX Sunday SING-A-LONG WITH BRIAN & FRIENDS (& BINGO) OPEN ALL DAY SAT& SUN PENSIONERS’ SPECIAL 12NOON - 2PM Except Wednesday & Sunday For Enquiries and More Information please call Simon on FOOD SERVED UNTIL 6PM FREE WI-FI JOHN SMITHS £2.15 PINT We are next to St Cecilia’s Church 07832 903471 MIDAS TREVOR CRAIG NOAH’S ARK 197 Mansfield Road, Sheffield S12 2AL - 0114 239 8681 FREE SANDWICHES! Southey Green Road, Shefﬁeld, S5 7QQ Friday 4th May Lisa & Chris Welcome you to the BINGO CARLING £2 PINT TEL: 0114 2325768 / 0114 2311101 RUSSELL T BIRD FREE POOL SOUTHEY Fully Air-Conditioned Concert Room & Lounge SATURDAY 12th May 12 NOON - 6 PM CARLING £2 PER PINT EVERY WEDNESDAY SENIOR CITIZENS LUNCH SOCIAL CLUB NICKY ROGERS SUNDAY LUNCH 5 Number Bingo, Spin The Wheel 0114 2457 806 Live Entertainment SATURDAY 5th May Chaucer Family EVERY MONDAY & THURSDAY QUIZ NIGHT IN THE LOUNGE WITH SEAN 45 Hatfield House Lane, Sheffield S5 6HU NORTHERN SOUL & MOTOWN BINGO EVERY NIGHT EXCEPT MONDAY & WEDNESDAY - 9:15pm Start EVERY WEDNESDAY BALLROOM DANCING WITH TUITION SEAN’S BINGO & QUIZ NIGHT! SHEFFIELD LANE WMC 1st & 3rd Friday of Every Month LITTLE ANT L.A. KARAOKE 2nd & 4th Friday of Every Month SI SONATA SUNDAY 6th MAY JACKPOT BINGO 5 NUMBER BINGO OPEN THE BOX - FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY FRIDAY 4th MAY - JACKPOT £300 Wednesday Poker Night - 8:30pm Start Sunday 13th May GREAT VOCALIST - Old Crown Inn 137 London Road, Sheffield S2 4LE, Tel: 0114 2550 163 Saturday 5th May FRIDAY 4th MAY UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Gemma and Mike Welcome You To... We Cater For Up To 100 People For Private Parties, Christenings & Wakes etc BOUNDARY ACADEMY NOW OPEN AT JORDANTHORPE PARKWAY, S8 8BU! LIVE TERTAINMENT EN EVERY Y SATURDA May 5th - KIRSTY WRIGHT May 12th - PRIVATE PARTY PRIVATE MEMBERS CLUB NEW MEMBERS WELCOME - JUST COME IN AND JOIN!!! INSTANT MEMBERSHIP £2.70 A PINT £2.50 A PINT • NEWLY REFURBISHED FULL SIZE SNOOKER TABLE • FAMILIES WELCOME • CHILDREN’S PLAY AREA • DISCO’S • LARGE FREE CAR PARK • ROOM HIRE • THREE FOOTBALL PITCHES FOR HIRE • ASK ABOUT OUR LOW RATE! TEL: 07957 975032 FIND US ON FACEBOOK SEARCH FOR BOUNDARY ACADEMY IF YOU HAVE AN UPDATED PUBLICITY PICTURE PLEASE SEND IT THROUGH TO US AT INFO@MERCURYNEWSPAPER.CO.UK The North’s largest entertainment weekly, telephone our sales team to get your advert on these pages 0114 276 3633 opt.1 20 Sponsored by BRADFIELD BREWERY Quality Real Ales brewed using the Finest Malts, Traditional Hops and Natural Spring Water The Fox Robin Lane, Beighton, Sheffield 0114 247 9613 ON TWO DIGITAL SCREENS EVERY TUESDAY FRANK WHITE THE OFFICE - FRIDAY 4th MAY Everyone is Welcome to The Office Now Under New Management of Richard & Dawn Entertainment Friday 4th May - £3 ON THE DOOR FRANK WHITE & THE HILLBILLY CATS Saturday 5th May NORTHERN SOUL & MOTOWN with DJ JOHN EVERY SUNDAY KARAOKE & PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT HOSTED BY STEVE - ROLLOVER £60 POOL KNOCKOUT EVERY WEDNESDAY £2 ENTRY - CASH PRIZES CASSIEOKE FUN NIGHT IRISH BINGO & MORE EVERY THURSDAY QUIZ & IRISH BINGO BEER VOUCHER PRIZES FREE REFRESHMENTS EVERY 2ND FRIDAY CASSIEOKE EVERY DAY BINGO - 12NOON TO 3PM CASH PRIZES SPECIAL DEALS ON FOOD & DRINK!! FOOD SERVED ALL DAY Crown & Glove Choose from: 1. Bangers & Mash with Onion Gravy 2. Curry with Chips or Rice 3. Burger & Chips 4. Sweet & Sour Chicken 5. Fish, Chips & Mushy Peas 6. Chilli with Chips or Rice 7. Double Egg & Chips NOW AVAILABLE Mon to Fri 5-8pm All side orders £1.50 double err chips & beans 96 Uppergate Rd, Stannington S6 6BY Cricket Inn Road, S2 5AT Under New Management Bev & Phil Welcome You to... 0787 0644 738 SATURDAY 5th May DAVE THE RAVE’S email: email@example.com The Butchers Marsh Lane - Eckington Tel: 01246 433876 DISCO NIGHT HOUSE DOUBLES ONLY £2.60 FUNCTION ROOM FOR HIRE Ideal for Every Occasion DJ Available 177 Upperthorpe Road, Shefﬁeld S6 3EA Tel: 0114 278 1951 KARAOKE EVERY SUNDAY 3PM TILL 8PM WITH STEVE B Now with FREE Wi-Fi! Supertram & Bus Stops Just a Minute Away! Proudly Presents CHARITY 2 for £5 DISCO AND CONCERT 0114 2324440 / 07739486759 With Our Own Supertram Stop Next Door! CARLTON SOCIAL CLUB NEW MENU THE BELLE VUE E5 Wednesdays from 8:30pm OPEN MIC NIGHT with DAVE MAY Bring Your Own Instrument IN AID OF THE GUIDE DOG APPEAL Starring Stephanie King’s STARS OF THE FUTURE STAGE ACADEMY Followed by A Family Disco FRIDAY 11th MAY Small Cover Charge on the Door For More Information Call 0114 275 3909 0114 275 4507 LA PLATA S.C. 353-355 Walkley Lane, Shefﬁeld, S6 2PB PRIZE BINGO £500 ON 50 NUMBERS + JACKPOT PRIZE Saturday 5th May NIKKI RODGERS Popular Female Vocalist Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday OPEN THE BOX - BIG MONEY Sunday 6th May SARA DANIELS Local Female Singer Saturday 5th May FOOD SERVED 2 for £10 Tues to Friday, 12-2pm & 5-8pm Pensioners Special £4.75 with Pudding Saturday & Sunday 12 while 4pm LARGE BEER GARDEN • AMPLE CAR PARK Swinton Victoria Club Station Street • Swinton • S64 8PU Telephone: 01709 582 329 FREE ENTRY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Only £3 per person Zumba Classes Every Thurs 6-7pm & 7-7.45pm First Saturday of Every Month SOUL NIGHT Friday 6th May CRAZY 88 GREAT ROCK BAND! Saturday 26th May Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday LIVE ENTERTAINMENT RACHEL RAYNOR Saturday 12th May PJ LOUIE Club Secretary 07917 063283 Club Steward 07917 063241 The Bar 07917 063293 1 MINUTE WALK FROM HILLSBOROUGH TRAM STOP, UP FORBES ROAD & YOU’RE THERE! THE IMPERIAL CLIFF STREET • MEXBOROUGH • S64 9HU HAND CRAFTED REAL ALES FRIDAY 4TH MAY FAMILY PRIZE BINGO EYES DOWN AT 9PM!! PLUS CASH GAMES SATURDAY 5TH MAY HALLOWʼS DAY SUPERB 4 PIECE ROCK BAND SUNDAY 6TH MAY DINNINGTON COLLIERY BAND ON STAGE AT 8:30PM MAY DAY MONDAY CABARET WITH NEIL TIMOTHY - CARLENE WATERS - GUS RYDER ON STAGE 6.00 PM HOT FOOD ON SALE! WEDNESDAY 9TH MAY Stars In Their Eyes BUSKERʼS NIGHT Grand Charity Night For More Information Call 07721 052574 DJ BIG BIRD EVERY WEEKEND WITH THIS WEEKʼS HOST CAROLINE SILVERS & FRIENDS SUNDAY CARVERY (12 - 3PM) £4.95 TELEPHONE 07712 200 382 The North’s largest entertainment weekly, telephone our sales team to get your advert on these pages 0114 276 3633 opt.1 21 Tel: 0114 285 1118 - www.bradfieldbrewery.co.uk E6 BRIMINGTON SOCIAL CLUB WHITTINGTON ALBION ROAD NEWBOLD WMC OLD MINERS SOCIAL CLUB Thirlmere Road, Newbold, Chesterﬁeld, S41 8EJ Saturday 5th May EVERY MONDAY Quiz & Bingo TUESDAY - STAR TIME SPECIAL EVERY THURSDAY Dancing with Resident Organist EVERY FRIDAY Bingo + Open The Box SATURDAY 5th May SISTER SISTER SUNDAY 6th May For Details Contact N.M.W.C on 01246 278849 SATURDAY 12th MAY CLUB CHESTERFIELD Chester Street, Chesterfield T: 01246 234200 Sunday 6th May TONY FLETCHER CAMEO TOP BOY/GIRL DUO VINCE SHAW GREAT VOCAL ENTERTAINER SMILE TOP VOCAL/COMEDY DUO Station Lane, Old Whittington, Chesterfield 29 Albion Road - Rotherham Centre Tel: 01709 512545 BINGO EVERY NIGHT Top Weekend Entertainment Friday 4th May Tel: 01246 451961 Every Monday - ZUMBA 6pm to 7pm Every Tuesday - POKER NIGHT Every Wednesday - AUCTION Lotting 12 Noon - Auction Starts 7pm Followed by BINGO - 9:30pm start BIKERS WELCOME SAT 5TH MAY SUN 6TH MAY NATASHA PARX NIKKI ROGERS FUNCTION ROOM AVAILABLE EAST DENE CATHERINE COOPER SOCIAL CLUB LTD The Dusty Miller DONCASTER RD, ROTHERHAM HIGH STREET, BRIMINGTON, CHESTERFIELD T: 01246 233700 www.brimingtonsocialclub.co.uk Saturday 5th May Shefﬁeld Road, Barlborough, S43 4TW Near Chesterﬁeld (2 mins off jct 30, M1) Sunday 6th May Tel: 01246 810 507 Saturday 5th May - Top Tribute! SOUR MASH DAVE ROBINSON Saturday 12th May FLAT FOOT SAM LOUIE STEPHENS Top Male Vocalist ROBBIE H SATURDAY 5th May Sunday 13th May Great Live Band Free Entry - Rock Night! Saturday 12th May - Top Tribute! TEL: 01709 363323 THURSDAY 3rd May WIPEOUT SUNDAY 6th May Free Entry - Rock & Roll Night! ROBBIE DIXON SENSATIONS Monday 7th May Tuesday Night Auction - 7pm - Finish ABBAFEATURING TRIBUTE Bingo Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday MONDAY & WEDNESDAY Bank Holiday Special FERN & DIANA THE GIRLS FROM BJORN AGAIN! £4 in advance or £5 on the door CARVERY FROM £4.60 FOOD SERVED ALL DAY CASK ALES NOW BEING SERVED Large Function Room For Hire Holds 250 People Available for Weddings, Birthdays, Parties etc. Maureen Welcomes You To THE RED LION Real Ale & Mild Beer FRIDAY 27TH APRIL SOUL NIGHT 7:30 Onwards, Bar Until 11:15pm COACH PARTIES ACCEPTED BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Sunday 6th May GREASBROUGH WMC JOHN LEWIS Church Street, Greasbrough, Rotherham Saturday 12th May CHILDREN ALLOWED ON WEDNESDAYS BUT NO CHILDREN ALLOWED ON SATURDAYS VINCENT RENISHAW M.W. 138 Main Road, Renishaw S31 9UW - Tel: 01246 434 157 Saturday 5th May BENJAMIN RIDLEY Male Vocal Entertainer 01709 551117 In the Old Lounge 9:30 Start Wednesday 2nd May ELECTRO 80S Saturday 5th May DANCE MACHINE Sunday 6th May ONE WAY Wednesday 9th May RELENTLESS TERRYVocalWOODPECKER Comedy Entertainer Tuesday 8th May JAMIE ANSBORO SILVERWOOD MINERS WELFARE Doncaster Road, Dalton, Rotherham, S65 3ET MONDAY, WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY KARAOKE TUESDAY 7PM - 8PM ZUMBA CLASS SUNDAY PLAY YOUR CARDS RIGHT/ LOTTO Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat (7pm to 11:30pm) Tues & Thurs & Sun (7pm to 11pm) TEL: 01709 854074 BIRDWELL CLUB/VENUE Sheffield Road, Birdwell, Barnsley 01226 742377 www.birdwellvenue.com EVERY FRIDAY LIVE ROCK ‘N’ ROLL Saturday 5th May THE SHERLOCKS £3 ON THE DOOR Sunday 6th May WILKO JOHNSON & HOOSON £12 ADV - £15 OTD Saturday 12th May RAWMARSH TRADES & LABOUR CLUB Whiteley Avenue, Monkwood Estate, Rawmarsh, Rotherham, S62 7QS Tel: 01709 522825 Saturday5th May MOD REVIEW Thursday 3rd May LITTLE ROCK & SCOTT POWELL £10 ADV - £12 OTD EVERY THURSDAY COUNTRY & WESTERN We Show Sunday 6th May BOY ON A DOLPHIN Saturday 12th May AIR CONDITIONING 20th CENTURY ROCKS DISCO QUIZ Saturday 5th May EDITION AT Saturday 5th May Traditional Home Cooked Food SATURDAY TUESDAY MEMBERS & AFFILIATED MEMBERS ONLY SNACK BAR OPEN SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS DALTON STONE www. mercurynewspaper .co.uk BINGO Sheffield Road, Whittington Moor, Chesterfield - 01246 450 770 READ OUR Online Top Group STONE HEART Sunday 6th May CATHERINE COOPER CLUB CHESTERFIELD - SAT 5th MAY CRAIG ANTHONY FROM AUGUST THE 3RD & EVERY WEDNESDAY TO FOLLOW - AUCTION NIGHT Doncaster & Rotherham Club Listings 22 Sponsored by BRADFIELD BREWERY DONCASTER TRADES South Mall, Frenchgate Centre, Doncaster FRIDAY 4th MAY TREVOR COOPER COUNTRY & WESTERN SATURDAY5th MAY GRAHAM HEATH Quality Real Ales brewed using the Finest Malts, Traditional Hops and Natural Spring Water CARCROFT VILLAGE WMC CHESTNUT AVENUE, CARCROFT, DN6 8AG. TEL: (01302) 722520 Friday 4th May Saturday 12th May Superb Female Vocalist Four Piece Live Band Saturday 5th May Sunday 13th May Superb Girl-Fronted Band Sunday 6th May Great Trio MADELANE ROBERTS STONE IDOLS SHARON LEWIS BAND SLITHER Tuesday 15th May INFINITY CRAIG MICHAEL Superb Rock Band TUESDAY 1st MAY KEITH LOVELL Tel: 01302 326313 www.doncastertrades.co.uk E7 Top Male Solo Friday 18th May Tuesday 8th May WAYNE MARCUS LAURA MCGANN Top Male Vocalist Friday 11th May Great Female Vocalist Saturday 19th May Superb Male Vocalist Top North East Band FOXX FLETCH ARMTHORPE ASKERN SPA CLUB CORONATION CLUB Tranmoor Lane, Armthorpe, Doncaster Tel: 01302 831393 Friday 4th May Moss Road, Askern, Doncaster - Tel: 07950 980268 Forthcoming Entertainment Saturday 5th May INTUITION TALKING STRANGERS Saturday 5th May Saturday 12th May STAR GIRL/BOY DUO MOTOR CITY BRILLIANT SOUL & MOTOWN MALE DUO Sunday 6th May Fantastic Local Band FLIX Great Boy/Girl Duo TONY RIXON STAR MALE VOCALIST Saturday 19th May Friday 11th May Top Boy/Girl Duo TOP RANK REUNION TOP RETRO NIGHT! Every Wednesday - BINGO with ALL CASH PRIZES! 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We’ve never had fourteen consecutive top ﬁve singles or achieved the number one position for two of our studio albums, ok ok…but Steps. We thought we had waved goodbye to this ultimate cheese-fastic quartet over twelve years ago…apparently not. Is it just us, or are we really in the very midst of the dreaded ‘revival years?’ It seems music is just not fulﬁlling enough without a side dish of 90’s classics to enrich us with a delightful portion of horrendous music. Consider if you will, the band in question, Steps. Arguably one of the most successful acts to emerge from the last century, they typiﬁed disco anthems of that era with dance routines, chorus chants and up-tempo belters as a reoccurring theme throughout the bands entire back catalogue. This was more that ﬁtting for the nineties yes…but twelve years on, when the most ‘disco’ anthem the chart now harbours is Lady Gaga dancing around in a bondage leotard and “getting’ low” really is the standard dance routine these days. The entire music industry has upped sticks and waved goodbye to teeny-bopper bands in a massive way, with Steps well and truly falling in the cheesy pit of such dated bands. So what about having a good ol’ giggle, what about belting out the classics, what about getting your glad rags on and joining in with a bit of arm dancing action? If this is how you like to spend your Friday evenings, then hell you missed a great show. Pooling together pretty much every song they’ve ever recorded in their four years of being an active musical quintet, we’d forgotten half the tracks the band had released (phewf) but were quickly reminded with strobe lighting, huge acoustics and ﬁrst rate stage set-ups in full ﬂow throughout the two hour long set. Opening with ‘Loves Got A Hold Of My Heart,’ the entire audience was transported back to the last time Steps played the arena in 1999…and hell everyone was totally loving it. Believe it or believe it not, Steps really don’t do things by halves. Throwing everything into their stage performance, the ﬁve piece could quite easily have opened a new sequin retailers and ensured Ellnett will never go out of business…ever. ‘Deeper Shade Of Blue,’ ‘Stomp’ and ‘Sorrow’ not only got the crowds up and dancing, but lifted the mood to an almost unobtainably high level, overwhelmingly reinforcing Steps ‘happy pop’ genre clincher. Closing with ‘Tragedy,’ (we’re pretty sure there’s a joke in there somewhere) although it pains us to say it, Steps were actually surprisingly good…but you just better not repeat it! MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU This weekend eight hopefuls will battle it out to be crowned the People’s Choice, winning a coveted spot as the opening at the Dance World at this year’s Tramlines. On Friday (4 May) eight of the City’s favourite DJs and producers will take on DQ after being chosen by the public to go through to the next round of the Tramlines People’s Choice competition. Thousands of votes have been received and the top eight acts will take to the stage where one will be crowned the winner. The winning DJ will open up for Steel City DJ Toddla T at the Dance World, on Saturday 21 July. Doors open at 10pm and the night runs through until 4am. The eight ﬁnalists will play on the same bill as headliners Oris J and Andy H who will also be judging the competition to pick the winning DJ/ Producer. The night is £5 entry and all entry fees will go straight back into the festival. The DJs playing on Friday are: J2H, Autograph, Wheresnorth, Kerr, Trow, DEJEDI, SimonB, Jimmy May Kate Hewett, Head Booker at Tramlines said: “A big part Live Previews_Reviews_News Opinion - Single/Album Reviews_Listings if you have any news, reviews, releases/events you’d like us to cover please forward details to firstname.lastname@example.org REVEREND & THE MAKERS PREVIEW 11/05/12 LEADMILL Words by Katy Evans Shefﬁeld’s very own piece of uniquely local indie pop (minus the annoying haircuts and dodgy coats) Reverend And The Makers are to grace the infamous stages of Shefﬁeld’s Leadmill on 11th May. A group who, although have been off the boil with regards to releasing tracks for a while, have made a triumphant return with a collection of new songs along with an updated image to well and truly smash things up Yorkshire style…and who said Yorkshire pride is dead hey?! Recently sharing the stage with Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds on their debut arena tour earlier this year, Jon Mcclure and gang have put themselves slap bang in the spot light once again, harbouring the characteristically Northern mentality they’ve always obtained. Shooting to fame in 2007 with the band’s debut album ‘The State Of Things,’ the hugely successful release peaked at number ﬁve in the UK album charts after selling over 25,000 units in its ﬁrst week of release. Tracks ‘Heavy Weight Champion Of The World,’ ‘He Said He Loved Me’ and ‘The Machine’ branded The Rev and co. as one of the UK’s most talked about debut groups, achieving international musical recognition across the globe. In 2009 the ﬁve piece released their second studio album, A French Kiss In The Chaos, which following much in the same vein as The State Of Things, allowed for Mcclure to experiment with electronic riffs, huge baseline sections and sweeping rhythmic undertones. Although not reaching the commercial success of the previous, A French Kiss In The Chaos snatched the number nineteen position in the UK album charts and along with a string of singles, once again branded Reverend And The Makers back into the limelight of the current music scene. Although wavering within the realms of political lyrics and underlying messages within tracks, the group have announced they are to release their third studio album on 7th May 2012. Entitled @Reverend_Makers “nothing representing the modern times more than the ‘@’ symbol” according to Mcclure, the release comes as a breath of fresh air for the music industry who have undoubtedly been swamped by manufactured and industry selected acts…thank God for The Reverend! Check out www.leadmill.co.uk for all the latest on upcoming gigs at Shefﬁeld’s Leadmill. of Tramlines has always been about showcasing Shefﬁeld talent and this competition does exactly that. The best part of it is that it is the music lovers of Shefﬁeld who have driven this competition. The People’s Choice top eight will take to the decks at DQ this Friday and judges will pick one ﬁnal act from each gig to play at Tramlines in July. “This year’s Dance World is going to be epic! What more could you ask for on your music CV than opening up an event that is curated by Toddla T and includes Benga and MC Youngman, Jack Master and Toddla T Sound.” Each ﬁnalist will play a half hour set which will be recorded. A panel of judges including the headliners will make their decision based on the performances given on Friday. The People’s Choice DJ winner will be announced next Tuesday (8 May). A second gig, to decide the People’s Choice band ﬁnalists, takes place on Saturday 19 May at The Leadmill. Headlined by Wet Nuns to Dead Sons, doors are open at 6:30 and the music will be ﬂowing right on to 11:30. Tickets are £5.00 advance and are available from HMV, The Harley, The Wick at Both Ends, Leadmill Box Ofﬁce, www.leadmill.co.uk, The Bowery and Shefﬁeld Motorpoint Arena Box Ofﬁce. All entry fees will go straight back into the festival. Details on how to get tickets to both events are on the Tramlines facebook page at www.facebook.com/tramlines tive Shop a n r e t l A t s Large Shefﬁeld’s T Shirts, Leather Jackets, Clothing, Footwear, Jewellery... A Little Bit of Everything 97 Devonshire street_shefﬁeld_0114 249 3461 www.rockyhorrors.co.uk Open 10-6 monday-friday _ 11-5 Sunday round-up by stuart renton It’s all X Factor this week, mainly because there’s so much going on in the star studded world of celebrity crooning. By far the best bit of news has to be that ITV is “furious” because The Voice ran over by a few minutes last week, impacting hugely on the cerebral experience that is Britain’s Got Talent. So, not only did ITV move the show back almost a month to compete with The Voice (so very sporting) they’re now moaning when the shows clash. That’s double standards of epic proportions. If I were a commissioner of BBC, I’d employ all the dirty tricks I could to screw with ITV. I’d have presenter, Holly Willoughby’s jugs popping out at random moments through the last minutes of the show (which would accidentally over run by a half hour due to said ‘wardrobe malfunction’); I’d have on set rows between Tom Jones and anyone who “unforgivably” missed the ‘Sir’ preﬁx from his name, and I would offer a discount on the TV License for people who promised not to watch ITV that weekend. And, of course, there’s sexual favours for the nation. Let’s not forget that important part of any smear campaign’s arsenal, and I hear there are a few out of work The Only Way is Essex ‘zimbos’ who are prepared to do their part for the country. Well, at least it’d keep them in paid work… Anyway. So The Voice has turned into the X Factor. Who’d’ve thought it? But even worse, it’s turned into a rubbish X Factor with pointless contestants, mindless over exaggeration of their actual abilities, and more focus on the judges than on the actual singing. Which is probably a good thing, as I’ve heard cats doing it in my back garden at two am with more melody than the bunch of random misﬁts that graced our screens last week! I know it’s supposed to be about the voice, but isn’t it strange how you’ve got the same sob stories designed to pluck at the heart strings? And who’s doing their styling? Louis Spence on crack? (there’s a joke there but I’m not going to make it). At least the X Factor does us the favour of siphoning off the weirdos – so how the hell did Sam Buttery make the ﬁnal cut? He’s the love child of a union between Christopher Biggins and Timmy Mallet in a paint factory. At least he’s out now, I mean, he’s off the show, after proving unpopular with the public. Can’t think why. Maybe it’s snow blindness from the day-glo shirts he wears. Look at me, look at me, he cries. No thanks, mate. I think I’ll gouge out my eyes with a pencil. It really does have about the same effect. In other news, Kelly Rowland isn’t returning to UK shores for the next series of X Factor. Sources cite this as because she can’t negotiate a deal which suits her, which, in case you don’t speak popstar bullcrap, means Cowell won’t let her get away with taking a few weeks off when she fancies faking a sore throat. Speaking of throat infections, I can’t think who she might have pleasured with her “oral talents” to get a spot on the show in the ﬁrst place… Which brings me neatly over to Mr Satan himself: Simon Cowell. The ultimate casting couch producer revealed all in his new book, which basically should have been titled: birds wot I have s***ged. It’s a stylish and charming read that, in a nutshell, says how great he is and how amazing his accomplishments, while the rest of us are merely insects in comparison. Well done, Simon, you’re a true inspiration. The only way you can go from here is down, and on that front, I hear Kerry Katona needs a job! But maybe even Simon Cowell wouldn’t stoop that low. The North’s Largest Entertainment Weekly, Telephone Our Sales Team To Get Your Advert On These Pages 0114 276 3633 Opt.1 Do you have a Powwow cooler and need an urgent water delivery ? Does your cooler need sanitising? As Powwow Water Coolers have gone into administration you may be left high and dry. 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Building upon the success of the ﬁrst concert, the second year was a much more structured affair when the “Proms went to War.” It would have been easy to concern ourselves with only 1914 -18 and 1939-45 type music but there have been a loxt of wars over the years with good music connected with them. The evening opened with ‘O Fortuna’ a prayer to the Gods of fate and war, and moved on to include music depicting the Boar War, the War of the Worlds and concluded with the 1812 Overture written to commemorate the defeat of Napoleon in Russia. The 2010 Proms was a much more lighthearted affair featuring music from well loved ﬁlms ranging from Disney's "Hunchback of Notre Dame" and "The Lion King" through to the Hollywood epics "Highlander" and "Armageddon" when we presented "The Magic of the Silver Screen." 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Fish & Chips £16.50 22nd - 29th September Criccieth - Mid Wales George IV Hotel - £300 BBEM Caravans To Let or Buy OFFERS ON NOW 3rd June - Bridlington - £10 28th June Blood Brothers - Manchester Starring Marti Pellow (Wet Wet Wet) Church Laneham NG22 0NJ SUFFOLK Isle of Wight Looe (Cornwall) Bridlington Guernsey by Air Warners (Norton Grange) Chester Eastbourne London Weekend St Agnes The Lake District (Kendal) Weymouth Scotland (Newtonmore) Torquay Llandudno £279.50 New Trend Holiday Park SKEGNESS NEW TREND HOLIDAY PARK LIES SIX MILES NORTH OF SKEGNESS, WE ARE NESTLED IN THE RESIDENTIAL HEART OF THE VILLAGE CHALETS FOR SALE FROM ONLY £7000 The site was established in 1961 and consists of 123 detached cedar wood chalets built to accomodate four to six persons. Each Chalet has a lounge, 2 bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen and shower/ bathroom and toilet. www.newtrendholidaypark.com TELEPHONE: 01754 872722 New Trend Holiday Park, Ancaster Avenue, Chapel St. Leonards, Skegness PE24 5SS 22-24 November & 11-13 December THURSFORD CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR Virgin Court Hotel, includes Show Tickets & Excursions 3 Days - £189 For Further Information Ring Brenda Tel: 01709 522422 Opening Hours Mon-Sat 9-5pm 45 Bernard Street, Rawmarsh, Rotherham S65 5NR AVA Caravan Sales & Service We Buy Caravans for Cash!!! AVONDALE DART 2003 PIPER 5 BERTH WAS £5495 NOW £4999 Tel: 07861 298823 - 7 Days 73 Westgate, Rotherham S60 1BQ READ THE MERCURY ONLINE AT WWW.MERCURYNEWSPAPER.CO.UK CORNWALL The North’s Largest Entertainment Weekly, Telephone Our Sales Team To Get Your Advert On These Pages 0114 276 3633 Opt.1 32 Bruge & Ostend 3 Days Mini Cruises - Via Hull Zeebrugge Fri 4th May £99, Wed 9th May £79, Fri 18th May £99, Wed 23rd May £79, Wed 30th May £79, Fri 8th Jun £99 Amsterdam 3 Days Mini Cruise - Via Hull Rotterdam Fri 15th Jun £99, Wed 18th Jul £99, Wed 1st Aug £99, Wed 29th Aug £99 Rhine Valley River Cruise 8 Days Via P&O Hull Overnight Each Way - 5 Nights River Cruiser Full Board Destinations: Cologne, Andernach, Cochem, Rudesheime - Tues 18th Sep £599 Rhine Valley 6 Days Cruise & Stay Via P&O Hull Overnight Each Way Inc Half Board On-Board Ship Hotel Inc Free Bar 8.30 - 11pm & 3 Nights Half Board Sun 24th Jun £269, Sun 26th Aug £279, Sun 16th Sep £269, Sun 9th Dec £259 Santona Spain 10 Days Via Brittany Ferries Overnight Each Way Resort 7 Nights HB Inc Wine With Evening Meals - Sun 8th July £499 Battle Of Arnhem 4 Days Cruise & Stay - 68th Commemoration Via P&O Hull Rotterdam Overnight Each Way - 1 Night Arnhem B&B Thurs 20th Sep £175 Euro Shopper 1 Day £50 - Via Dover Calais Ferry - Shopping In Adinkerke & Calais Fri 27th Apr, Fri 11th May, Fri 25th May, Fri 8th Jun, Fri 22nd Jun RIVELIN TRAVEL 16 - 19 - 24 - 26 Seater Mini Coaches Large and small luggage trailers All UK airports Sporting Events Evenings Out etc Blackpool/Skegness door to door service KEPPEL Airport Taxi Fully Licenced and Insured Up to 4 People Return Price From Manchester £100 East Mids £150 Doncaster £60 Tel 0114 233 1000 Ring Albert on 07749868051 R.A. COACH TRAVEL OF SHEFFIELD PARKING OVER 21 YEARS EXPERIENCE 1 - 16 Seats Available • Airport Transfers • Golf Trips • Nightclubs • Wedding Parties • Weekend Breaks All Coastal Runs Covered 1 WEEK £32 2 WEEKS £55 Coaches to Football Matches will be considered Folkestone & Ostend 3 - 4 - 5 Days 3 Days - Fri 27th Apr - 99p Bar 7pm - 10pm - £109 3 Days - Fri 11th May £119, Fri 15th Jun - £119 4 Days - Fri 25th May - £129 5 Days - Mon 28th May - 4 Free Drinks Each Night - £149 Scarborough 4 Days - Bank Holiday Fri 4th May £109 Blackpool 4 Days - Fri 25th May £129 Includes - Half Board - Entertainment Pick-Ups: Barnsley, Shefﬁeld, Rotherham, Chesterﬁeld, Mansﬁeld, M1 Services. 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(Subject to area) SUFFOLK VILLAGES Fri 8—Monday 11 June 4 Days From £225 Staying at the superb Belstead Brook Hotel a former 16th Century Hunting Lodge and includes Excursions to:Snape Maltings—as features on Country File - Woodbridge - Ipswich with guided tour Bury St Edmunds - Lavenham,, Dinner & Breakfast—en-suite Door to Door Departures. (Subject to area) SHETLAND & THE ORKNEYS Sat 23—Friday 29 June 7 days from £699 Cruise/Drive Holiday to explore these wonderful Islands Guided tour of Orkney & Shetland—Train Ride on the West Highland Line Dinner & Breakfast—en-suite Door to Door Departures. (Subject to area) STUNNING SHROPSHIRE Fri 6—Monday 9 July 4 Days from £245 Staying at the charming Buckatree Hall Hotel situated beside a scenic lake and woodland in the Wrekin and includes Excursions to:Shrewsbury - Victorian Blists Hill - Much WenlockDinner & Breakfast—en-suite Door to Door Departures. 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Dan had never ﬁshed for pike, citing a number of reasons including teeth, but as I had some new Rapala lures to review, we thought we would kill two birds with one stone! After some initial discussions about predator behaviour, likely looking ambush points and matching our intended lure to the resident prey species, Dan had his ﬁrst cast..... Nothing happened! On the second cast however, Dan was into his ﬁrst pike, a beautifully marked little snapper of around 4lbs which attacked the lure with some gusto and gave a good account on light tackle. After a short demonstration of how to safely unhook the pike, it was returned and Dan continued with his ﬁshing; just a few casts later and a second ﬁsh hit the spreader block before we decided to move on and try to better his carp tally. Moving onto a different pool, Dan was feeling a little apprehensive as Avoca Lake is a bogey venue where he has been unable to hit anything; conﬁdence plays a huge part in my ﬁshing, and I was fairly certain that we could catch despite unsettled weather and plenty of other anglers on the water. We chose to ﬁsh into a cool north-westerly wind and place our baits on a gravel bar between two island features. Although we picked up one ﬁsh, as the wind dropped it became apparent that the ﬁsh were up in the water, so a change to zig rigs seemed appropriate. Zig ﬁshing is another method Dan had never tried, so after explaining the basics, we got the baits back out. Just over an hour later, Dan had a new personal best in the bag! Not a huge ﬁsh at just under 12lbs, but perfectly proportioned and full of ﬁght, it was a very welcome addition to the picture album! Over the next couple of hours, we had another ﬁve ﬁsh, all taken on Pallatrax Jungle pop ups presented at half depth, before a ﬁnal hour surface ﬁshing. Although the carp were active, they just wouldn’t take mixers conﬁdently, so I set up a light ﬂoat rig to ﬁsh a foot deep with a big lump of bread ﬂake covering a size 12 hook. The ﬁnal ﬁsh of the day followed two minutes later and meant Dan had taken his ﬁrst ever pike, beaten his pb and tried three new methods all in one day! I know Dan enjoyed it, and do you know, it was probably one of the most enjoyable days I’ve ever had on the bank too! Don’t forget, you were a beginner once, why not spend a day helping someone else to learn what you know? You may be surprised how much fun it is! 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With other good races in support it looks like being a cracking weekend’s action. Saturday’s second Channel 4 televised meeting is Goodwood which also has some decent races on offer. Newmarket: 2.00 Makﬁ Suffolk Stakes (Handicap), Class 2, 3yo+, 1m 1f: With only about half of the current 32 entries having a jockey’s name against them this ﬁeld could cut up quite a bit yet. It is a very open a competitive handicap with many having decent chances in my opinion. It is therefore hard to be dogmatic about any one of them but on balance I just about favour the John Dunlop inmate Spanish Duke, who is 1 from 2 on the course and seems to go on any ground. 2.30 Qatar Bloodstock Jockey Club Stakes, Group 2, 4yo+, 1m 4f: If Andre Fabre’s Meandre makes the journey over from France he would be my strong suggestion as the most likely winner. 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Last year’s Group 1 Dewhurst winner, Parish Hall (currently 14/1) also enters the picture strongly as he beat a good ﬁeld in that race including Power, Most Improved, Bronterre and Trumpet Major. However, if Mandaean is absent my next suggestion is Trumpet Major who, as a course and distance winner last time out, in my opinion also represents better value at 10/1 than the favourite at 11/8. Last time out Trumpet Major won the Craven in a good time for the conditions and looked to have improved over the winter. It could be that Parish Hall has also progressed over the winter and he is not to be dismissed lightly but I just favour the claims of Trumpet Major because he has already had a race and shown that he has come on whereas Parish Hall still has to do so. As previous Group race winners, and winners last time out, Caspar Netscher, French Fifteen and Furner Green also have good chances. Of these three I prefer the chance of French Fifteen (currently 12/1) who again has a Group 1 race win on his CV. To sum up: in my book there are at least six live dangers to the favourite and that makes him a poor value at 11/8. 3.45 Pearl Bloodstock Palace House Stakes, Group 3, 3yo+, 5f: In order of preference I like: Stepper Point; Eton Riﬂes; Hamish McGonagall; Mayson; Masamah; Amour Propre; and Caledonian Lady. In my view William Muir’s 3yo colt Stepper Point looked to be on an upward curve last year, handles soft ground, and is one of those that should be followed until beaten providing he strips ﬁt enough he should take a deal of beating here. In case of absence Eton Riﬂes gets the reserve spot. Goodwood: 2.15 Betfred The Bonus King EBF Daisy Warwick Stakes, Listed, Fillies and Mares, 4yo+, 1m 4f: John Gosden’s Polygon heads the shortlist followed by: Tameen; Bolivia; Vita Nova; Qushchi; and Shimmering Surf. She ﬁnished only tenth in the Prix des Tourelles last backend but that trace was run at a good lick and there was no disgrace as she was eased after her chance had gone. 3.30 Betfred Mobile Sports Stakes (Handicap), Class 2, 4yo+, 0-105, 1m 6f: In order of preference I like: Taikoo; Harlestone Times; Lyric Street; Four Nations; Spice Fair; and Samsons Son. Taikoo should have too much class and should prevail. Newmarket, Sunday: 3.15 Qipco 1000 Guineas, Group 1, Fillies, 1m: I reckon that the ones to concentrate on are: Discourse; Lightening Pearl; Lyric of Light; Maybe; Moonstone Magic; and The Fugue. Maybe is a worthy favourite as she is an unbeaten Group 1 winner, but again does not represent value at the current 13/8. Lyric of Light and Lightening Pearl also have Group 1 wins to their names and at 8/1 and 20/1 respectively represent much better value. Discourse (7/1) and Moonstone Magic (8/1) also have decent chances while The Fugue is completely unexposed. My suggestion is Lyric of Light who, as an unbeaten Group 1 winner also, is better value than the favourite and I shall have a further “saver” on Lightening Pearl as her 20/1 odds are just too big for what she has achieved. Selection summary: Newmarket, Saturday: 2.00 Spanish Duke 2.30 Meandre 3.10 Mandaean 3.45 Stepper Point Goodwood: 2.15 Polygon 3.30 Taikoo Newmarket, Sunday: 3.15 Lyric of Light and Lightening Pearl Good Luck! Millers and Rovers News & Reviews 2011/12 local football by Michael Clarke County Senior League The rain has been the main story in th region regarding amateur football for the past two weeks. The Cup Final in the County Senior League has been twice postponed, but hopefully the sun will start to shine soon, as we wrap up the season. The week started with Penistone Church exiting the S&HCFA Snior Cup at the Semi-Final against Worksop Town. Penistone lost the game narrowly, 3-2 and can now concentrate on the County Senior League Cup Final against Thorpe Hesley. It ahs been another good week for Aqua Force Barnsley, who managed to register two wins. The ﬁrst came on Monday, when they beat Swinton Station Athletic 4-1 at Kilnhurst Recreation Ground. Then on Saturday they beat Wickersley 3-1 to move only three points behind Frecheville in second, with two games spare. Caribbean Sports were glad to see the end of their campaign. They were beaten 4-1 on Tuesday night by Worsbrough Bridge Athletic Reserves. Caribbean sadly end the season bottom of the league. Last years Premier Division Champions Swallownest Miners Welfare ended the season on high, as they beat second placed Stocksbridge Park Steels Reserves 1-0. Swallownest end the season in third. Also in the Premier Division, Wombwell Main made it three wins in a row. They beat mid-table South Kirkby Colliery 3-1 at Millar’s Walk. There was one more game played last Saturday. It was between Oughtibridge WMSC and Shefﬁeld Athletic. Oughtibridge came out 3-1 winner. Thorpe Hesley will play Penistone Church in the League Cup Final this weekend. It will hopefully be third time lucky, when the two teams will take to the ﬁeld at Sandy Lane, Worksop Town FC. The game is a 2pm kick-off, with admission £3 (£2 concessions) plus a free programme. The game has been postponed twice due to the torrential rain that the region has been experiencing. MILLERS HELD TO A DRAW AT THE RECREATION GROUND Meadowhall League Bad weather also impended the Meadowhall League’s end to the season. Half of the weeks scheduled ﬁxtures were cancelled. A cup ﬁnal did take place on though! Rawson Spring retained the Tinsley Trophy on Tuesday night, when they beat fellow Second Division outﬁt Penistone Church 1-0. The ﬁrst half was very even, with both temas hitting the woodword. Jack Poulton was on hand in the second-half to volley-in from close range at the back post, and that was enough to settle a tight game in Rawson Spring’s favour. It was a big day on Thursday in Division One. Brunsmeer Abbey pulled three points clear at the top of the league, when they beat Wadsley Bridge WMC 5-1 at HSBC Sports Club. Wesley Hill chipped in wih two goals for Brunsmeer. The bottom two sides, Intake Ball Inn and Beighton magpies also met at Warminster Road. Intake took the points with a 4-1 victory to move four points clear of their opposition. Darryl Parkin scored ﬁve goals, as Hackenthorpe Villa heaped the more misery on bottom-of-theleague Mosborough B. Mark Reid also scored twice, with Hackenthorpe registering a fantastic 8-2 win. Elsewhere, Glen Greene and Adam Wragg both scored as Third Division winners Woodhouse Juniors beat second placed Carlton Social 2-1. Rotherham United were held to a 2-2 draw at the Recreation Ground, despite twice going in front through Gareth Evans and Sam Hoskins. Goalscorer Hoskins was one of the enforced changes for Steve Evans, replacing Lewis Grabban, whilst Mark Bradley came in for the suspended Ryan Cresswell. The Millers made much of the early running, with Evans and Alex Revell both getting early efforts on goal, but unfortunately the latter couldn’t hit the target, and Evans’ effort was comfortable for Jamie Young. The deadlock was eventually broken nine minutes in, when a good break from the visitors resulted in Evans being brought down in the area. The Millers winger dusted himself off before sending the ‘keeper the wrong way from the penalty spot to give Rotherham the lead. The Shots struggled to get back into the game, but as the clock hit 19 minutes they were all square thanks to Peter Vincenti who poked home after good work in the area by Guy Madjo. At the other end, Jason Taylor saw a header cleared off the line, and Revell ﬁred over from the edge of the area after some good work by Danny Schoﬁeld. On the half hour mark, the Millers were back in front thanks to a moment of magic by Hoskins, making his ﬁrst league start. He received the ball on the right hand side of the area, and with few options available to him, executed a perfect chip over Young and into the net via the far post. The home side ﬁnally started to look dangerous as the half came to a close, but it was Revell just one MILLERS NEWS www.themillers.co.uk DEFEAT FOR ROVERS ROVERS NEWS www.doncasterroversfc.co.uk The Rovers made one change to their starting line-up, with Habib Beye replacing Adam Lockwood in central defence. It was an unusual starting time for everyone, with the kick off being at half past twelve for Rovers last game of the season and their last game, for now, in the Championship. The Rovers defended the South Stand end in the ﬁrst half. The visitors got the game underway but the Rovers got the ﬁrst strike at goal in the second minute when good play on their right by Hayter, Oster and Coppinger set up the latter for a crack at goal but he was wide of the far post. The Ipswich response was to go down to the Rovers end where Martinhit a low shot from the edge of the penalty area that had Woods diving to his right to push round the post. From the corner kick, Delaney shot well wide. Another corner to the visitors a couple of minutes later came out to Edwards but his effort from distance was high and wide. At the other end the Rovers won a corner but the keeper caught it under challenge. Ipswich won another corner which was punched away by Woods but back came the visitors to get another corner which SMITH headed in at the far post after 10 minutes. Continuing to press Drury, for Ipswich, shot well wide from 30yards. Then, on the quarter hour, following a corner Delaney headed against the underside of the bar and the ball bouncing down and away. Minutes later and good play by Robertand coppinger led to Coppinger crossing for Hayter to to volley over the bar from close range. In the 21st minute a poor clearance by Woods went straight to Martin, who took it on but as he shot Woods stuck a leg and deﬂected it for a corner. Ipswich were having the better of the play at this stage and went further ahead in the 29th minute when a rasping shot from 30yards on the left from STEVENSON hit the underside of the bar, bounced down and came out, Goal said the assistant and the referee pointed to the centre spot. Past the half hour DUNSCROFT SOCIAL CLUB Enjoy the Football in Comfort!!! THURSDAY NIGHT IS FAMILY DISCO NIGHT! 200 Station Rd, Dunscroft, Doncaster DN7 4JR The Railway Food Served Every Day All Supporters Welcome to the Supporters Pub! West Street, Doncaster TEL: 01302 845 637 37 minute before half-time whose volley from the edge of the area had to be scooped over by the goalkeeper. The second half didn’t begin with the same tenacity as the ﬁrst, and it wasn’t until 56 minutes when the ﬁrst opportunity arose. Unfortunately for the Millers it was also the equalising goal for the visitors; Vincenti stood a ball up to the far post where Madjo headed home from underneath the cross bar. Despite being pegged back twice, Rotherham continued to attack with Evans and Pringle both making bursts into the box to no avail before ﬁnally ﬁnding the net. A scramble on the line eventually saw Hoskins head home from close range only to see the linesman raise his ﬂag very late and rule out his second of the game. The home side began to gain momentum, and their quest for a third was made much easier when Tom Newey was dismissed in the 81st minute. However, substitute Jordan Roberts also picked up a second booking just three minutes later to also cut short his afternoon, and level the sides back up. With the clock ticking down, Shots substitute Reece Connolly missed two glorious chances in injury time to mean the the Millers ﬁnal away game of the season ended all square. and the Rovers got their game going at last. A long crossﬁeld pass from Husband on the left was headed back into the middle by Coppinger at the farpost for Hayter to get a shot on target but Lee-Barrett saved comfortably. a minute later, the 34th, Gilliett, on the Rovers left, crossed to the middle where ROBERT stabbed in to put the Rovers on the scoresheet. Three minutes later, the same combination resulted in Robert heading in but the assistant had his ﬂag up for offside. The Rovers pressed on, with Robert, playing down the middle at this point, having a shot saved. However, Ipswich were still dangerous and as time ran down to the break, Chopra had a shot saved by Woods, who then was in action again in added time to tip a Drury effort from 20yards round a post. Getting the second half underway the Rovers were straight on to the attack with Coppinger on the right. He was tripped but he quickly took the free kick and put it to the far post where Beye, racing in, deﬂected it the wrong side of the post. Coppinger then had another free kick punched away by the Ipswich keeper and in the 55th minute Oster fed Robert on the left but his cross was steered over the bar by Hayter. Just before the hour, Martin put wide from the edge of the penalty area. Past the hour and the substitutions came thick and fast. Play was mostly in midﬁeld at this stage with the Rovers perhaps shading possession but unable to score. Then, in the 78th minute, Beye was adjudged to have brought down Scotland just inside the area, with the referee pointing to the penalty spot. SCOTLAND took the kick and slotted past Gary Woods. This put the visitors in the ascendancy and they controlled the game until the 91st minute when a free kick from Martin Woods on the Rovers right was swept in at the near post by BEYE. A good game to end the season on despite going down to a good Ipswich side. The Newly Refurbished ASKERN SPA CLUB Moss Road, Askern, Doncaster - Tel: 07950 980268 NOW SHOWING and FREE FUNCTION ROOM HIRE AVAILABLE number one fish & chips takeaway & restaurant Tel 01302 320911 DON’T FORGET OUR £1 DRAW ON A SUNDAY NIGHT! BINGO - EVERY MONDAY numberone 1 Spring Gardens, Doncaster, DN1 3DH www.number1chippy.co.uk formerly NEWTONS Sheffield Wednesday News and Views 2011/12 38 SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY NEWS 2011/12 OWLS EDGE BEES CLASH MATCH REPORT www.swfc.co.uk Shefﬁeld Wednesday ensured the battle for automatic promotion will go down to the ﬁnal day of the season after a 2-1 win at Brentford on Saturday. Keith Treacy struck a ﬁne free kick in the ﬁrst half from an almost impossible angle before Clayton Donaldson levelled for the hosts from the spot soon after the interval. But ﬁve minutes after the Bees restored parity, Miguel Llera nodded the Owls back into the lead in front of the sold out following from Shefﬁeld. Owls boss Dave Jones made one change from lastweekend’s 2-1 triumph over Carlisle, with Treacy starting in place of Jermaine Johnson. Wednesday made an attacking start in the pouring rain at Grifﬁn Park as Llera saw an early header comfortably saved by Simon Moore. Brentford, who needed a win to keep alive their slim hopes of reaching the play-offs, quickly launched an attack of their own. Donaldson showed neat skill from the wide left position before cutting back for Jonathan Douglas who struck wide from 20 yards. The home side then created a golden chance to take an early lead on ten minutes. Jake Bidwell whipped in a dangerous ball from the left but Karleigh Osborne couldn’t get the ball out of his feet from four yards, as Stephen Bywater was able to gather. The Bees were looking lively midway through the ﬁrst half and Bywater was forced into making a key save from Harry Forrester, who skipped past two challenges before shooting on target from close range. The attacking edge was with Brentford who almost took the lead once again but for the width of the crossbar. Another ﬁne ball in from Forrester landed perfectly for Douglas, whose effort cannoned back off the upright before Wednesday took the lead from the very next attack. While everyone in the Bees’ penalty area expected a cross into the area, Treacy had other ideas and managed to curl his strike into the bottom corner from an almost impossible angle. Sam Saunders tested Bywater early in the second half but the Owls keeper saved comfortably. And Bywater was to thank again for preserving the Owls’ one-goal advantage, after producing a top drawer diving save to tip Donaldson’s strike wide of the target. Then disaster struck for Wednesday when Mark Beevers’ challenge on Donaldson resulted in a penalty for the Bees, and the same man stepped up to convert the spot kick. But undeterred from that set back, the Owls restored their advantage through in-form stopper Llera. The Spaniard met Treacy’s ﬂag kick with a well-timed header that nestled into the back of the net to delight of the 1,800 Wednesday contingent behind the goal. Saunders’ free kick from the left dangerously ﬂashed across goal before Bywater denied Toumani Diagouraga one on one, closing down the angle for the big midﬁeld man. The Owls had to see out four minutes of added time to hold on to the hugely signiﬁcant victory at Grifﬁn Park - and it was mission complete as the automatic promotion battle will be decided on the ﬁnal day of the season. Brentford: Moore, Balkestein (Bean 81), Saunders, Douglas, Donaldson, Logan (Norris 81), Forrester (McGinn75), Diagouraga, Osbourne, Bidwell, Dean Unused substitutes: Thompson, Legge Owls: Bywater, Buxton, Batth, Llera, Beevers (D Jones 64), Antonio (J Johnson 67), Lines, Semedo, Treacy (O’Grady 82), Ranger, Madine Unused substitutes: Weaver, Lowe JONES PRAISES OWLS CHARACTER GAFFERS REACTION www.swfc.co.uk Dave Jones hailed the character of his Owls’ side following the vital 2-1 win over Brentford at Grifﬁn Park on Saturday. Goals from Keith Treacy and Miguel Llera sealed the travelling triumph that ensured the race for the second automatic promotion slot goes to the last day, when Wednesday host Wycombe while city rivals United travel to Exeter. It was a far from a vintage performance from the Owls in West London but Jones concurred that the result was all that mattered. He said: “It’s all about results at this stage of the season and we got the result today. It wasn’t our best performance and you could see that we could have played better, but you could also say that the players showed tremendous character. “There are a lot of tired players in that dressing room because they have given absolutely everything. “It now goes to the ﬁnal day and that is all we could have hoped for. I played for Everton against Liverpool in an FA Cup semi ﬁnal at Hillsborough in front of 60,000. “There will be 37,000 packed into Hillsborough next Saturday and I’m sure the noise will be the same.” Jones, while full of praise for the resolute nature of his players at Brentford, picked out Stephen Bywater for special mention after the veteran keeper made an outstanding second half save from Clayton Donaldson. Bywater also thwarted Toumani Diagouraga with a sharp one on one save to help Wednesday over the line. Jones said: “Stephen was outstanding for us today. The save he made from Donaldson was world class. “But I am proud of them all. 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All rights reserved. Licence number PRINT/SHEFMER/112523a npower League 1 1 Charlton 2 Shefﬁeld Wed 3 Shefﬁeld Utd 4 MK Dons 5 Huddersﬁeld 6 Stevenage 7 Notts County 8 Carlisle 9 Brentford 10 Colchester 11 Hartlepool 12 Bury 13 Tranmere 14 Bournemouth 15 Preston 16 Yeovil Town 17 Scunthorpe 18 Oldham 19 Walsall 20 Leyton Orient 21 Wycombe 22 Chesterﬁeld 23 Exeter City 24 Rochdale Updated 30/04/12 P 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 45 GD 45 31 41 38 30 22 9 0 10 -2 -4 -16 -4 -5 -13 -19 -4 -17 -7 -28 -21 -24 -29 -33 PTS 98 90 89 80 78 70 70 69 64 59 56 56 55 55 54 54 51 51 47 47 43 42 41 38 Sheffield United News & Views 2011/12 39 SHEFFIELD UNITED NEWS 2011/12 BLADES ONSLAUGHT FAILS TO SECURE WIN MATCH REPORT www.sufc.co.uk The Lane’s biggest crowd of the season and a new kit failed to inspire United to victory in the ﬁnal home game of the regular season. The necessary victory did not materialise, despite ﬁghting back from a two goal deﬁcit. Joel Byrom and Scott Laird gave Stevenage the lead before Richard Cresswell and Matt Lowton gave United a ﬁghting chance. The vast majority of the 30,000+ crowd willed United on late on but a late goal was not forthcoming. O’Halloran was given his full debut in the live Sky clash, replacing fellow loanee, Hoskins, who suffered a hernia problem in the previous match. Taylor also took over at left back from Hill, who collected a hamstring injury at MK Dons. The incoming pair were like-forlike changes as boss Wilson continued with the 4-4-2 formation. The experience of Ertl and Cresswell was added to the bench. Within a minute United’s front two, O’Halloran and Porter, connected with Quinn’s cross but neither could direct the ball past goalkeeper Day, whilst Quinn also whipped in a couple of further dangerous deliveries in the opening 15 minutes but Porter could not connect. Stevenage, for their part, won the ﬁrst corner and Byrom ﬁred well wide, whilst a drilled effort from Freeman was a foot over the crossbar. Williamson half-volleyed over but chances for the visitors continued with Shroot shooting into the side-netting after a probing run by Freeman, who, moments later saw his shot deﬂected just wide with Simonsen at full stretch. Quinn made a hash of trying to turn home a Lowton cross before it got worse for United when Stevenage took the lead after Williamson squandered possession on 31 minutes. Freeman strided across the halfway line, played down the right ﬂank to Agyemang, whose cross was met by a combination of Maguire and BYROM, with the ball spinning into the corner of Simonsen’s net. Two minutes later Simonsen pushed away a Bostwick shot from distance as Stevenage looked for a second. The remainder of the half saw United on top, without really troubling Day. The closest the Blades came was a Williamson freekick, which Maguire met, but the effort was turned away for a corner, from which Doyle lashed over. No changes were made at the interval but United’s aim to secure a win was made much harder when Stevenage doubled their lead on 47 minutes. Buildup on the left ended with LAIRD’s shot deﬂecting off Lowton to deceive Simonsen and delight the away fans in the Bramall Lane stand. United’s attempts to get back in the game were hampered by a string of stray passes and chief Wilson made a double change, introducing Cresswell and Flynn for Porter and Quinn. From a Williamson free-kick, which Maguire nodded back across goal, a Collins header was deﬂected wide, whilst Williamson pulled a shot wide with his left-foot. The substitutes took less than 10 minutes to make an impact, combining as United pulled a goal back. Doyle played the ball left for Flynn, whose cross was met and beautifully placed into the corner of the net by CRESSWELL. Within moments the advantage could been back to two following a breakaway. Freeman carried the ball 50 yards, beating Doyle in the process, but after laying off, Shroot’s effort was deﬂected over. The action was, by now, end to end, with the visitors still looking dangerous on the break. O’Halloran was crowded out as he attempted to get a shot away inside the box, whilst a series of crosses, set-pieces and passes were repelled by the visitors. Beattie was thrown on as the last change, Taylor was replaced and Doyle slotted into left-back. In the ﬁnal ten minutes, Doyle’s long ball was ﬂicked on by Beattie but O’Halloran scuffed his shot, whilst McDonald ﬁred wide soon after but a second goal gave the Blades impetus. On 85 minutes, Maguire’s long diagonal ball was headed down by Beattie for the advanced LOWTON to volley into the roof of the net. The goal ensured the remaining minutes, which was ﬁve plus four additional, was like the alamo with the Blades peppering the Stevenage goal. In those nine minutes, McDonald ﬁred over from distance, Beattie’s shot was kicked away by Day, another McDonald shot was saved, Beattie was off target again and Lowton’s shot was blocked with the ball falling nicely for Day. However, it proved not to be enough as the visitors held on and United had to settle for a point. Blades: Simonsen, Lowton, Doyle, Williamson, Collins, Taylor (Beattie 74), Maguire, Porter (Cresswell 54), McDonald, Quinn (Flynn 54), O’Halloran. Unused: Ertl, Howard. Stevenage: Day, Wilson, Laird, Ashton, Byrom, Roberts, Freeman (Long 84), Bostwick, Agyemang (Beardsley 78), Lascelles, Shroot (Mousinho 74). Unused: Julian, Reid. GAFFERʼS ADMIRATION FOR STEVENAGE SUFC NEWS www.sufc.co.uk Danny Wilson is full of admiration for Saturday’s visitors, Stevenage, but insists he is only concerned with his own team’s performance in front of the live Sky cameras. The Blades boss has praised how the Broadhall Way outﬁt have kept in the hunt for a play-off spot in League One despite losing manager Graham Westley to divisional rivals Preston North End earlier this year and Wilson thinks their current boss deserves a lot of the plaudits: “Sometimes a new manager can go into a job and try and ﬁx something that isn’t broken. Stevenage were successful under Graham (Westley), winning promotion twice and then starting well this season. “They have offered more than they get credit for, but they still have a real doggedness about them. “They are well-organised and disciplined, as you would expect, and Gary (Smith) has just tweaked one or two things to edge them on a bit more. “They are a good side and have continued their momentum after winning the League Two play-off ﬁnal last season. “There are no easy games in this division I have said that every week, there are some good players in this league and everyone has players capable of changing games and Stevenage are no different, so, as always, we are respectful to them. “When Graham left people perhaps thought it would have an adverse affect on their results but it didn’t. They have stayed in contention throughout and not lost any momentum. “They have won the last three on the bounce, to give them a real chance of claiming sixth spot, but Saturday is about how we perform, if we are at our best on the day there are very few teams that can hold us and we believe in our ability.” Ahead of the weekend United know two victories would secure an instant return to the Championship and Wilson says that remains the players’ sole focus: “If the opportunity of winning promotion isn’t an incentive then I don’t know what is and the lads have looked ever so sharp and ‘on it’ in training all week. “It is our hands and that is a great position to be in, we are determined to push ourselves over the ﬁnishing line as soon as possible. If we win on Saturday we have a fantastic chance with one game remaining.” LANE FINAL POSTPONED SUFC NEWS www.sufc.co.uk Monday night’s Taylor&Emmet Shefﬁeld and Hallamshire Sunday Senior Challenge Cup ﬁnal, scheduled for Bramall Lane, has been postponed due to a waterlogged playing surface. It has been the wettest April since records began and the last few days or so has seen consistent rain on the Bramall Lane pitch, with certain areas sodden. It is anticipated that the game - between Athersley Recreation and Swinton WMC - will be rescheduled for May. Please keep checking www.shefﬁeldfa. com for more updates. LONDON ROAD JEWELLERS/PAWNBROKERS OPEN: MON - SAT 10AM TO 5PM, CLOSED SUNDAY CASH IN YOUR GOLD! 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Colchester Wycombe 4-0 1-1 0-3 3-0 1-0 October Sat 1 Sun 16 Wed 19 Sat 22 Tue 25 Sat 29 15:00 12:00 19:45 15:00 19:45 15:00 H H A A H H Charlton Shef Wed Preston Leyton Orient MK Dons Exeter City 0-2 2-2 2-4 1-1 2-1 4-4 November Sat 5 15:00 Sat 12 15:00 Sat 19 15:00 Sat 26 13:00 A H H A Stevenage Oxford Carlisle Chesterﬁeld 2-1 3-0 1-0 0-1 December Sat 10 15:00 Sat 17 15:00 Mon 26 15:00 Sat 31 15:00 H A H H Rochdale 3-0 Bournemouth 0-2 Notts County 2-1 Hartlepool 3-1 January Mon 2 Sat 7 Sat 14 Sat 21 Sat 28 15:00 15:00 15:00 15:00 15:00 A H A A H Carlisle Salisbury Bury Charlton Birm City 3-2 3-1 0-3 1-0 0-4 February Sat 4 15:00 Sat 11 15:00 Tue 14 19:45 Sat 18 15:00 Sun 26 13:00 A H A H A Colchester Wycombe Huddersﬁeld Preston Shefﬁeld W P-P 3-0 0-1 2-1 1-0 March Sat 3 Tue 6 Sat 10 Sat 17 Tue 20 Wed 28 Sat 31 15:00 19:45 15:00 15:00 19:45 15:00 15:00 H A A H A H A Oldham Walsall Brentford Tranmere Notts County Chesterﬁeld Hartlepool 2-3 3-2 0-2 1-1 2-5 4-1 0-1 April Sat 7 Tue 10 Sat 14 Sat 21 Sat 28 15:00 19:45 15:00 15:00 15:00 H A H A H Bournem’ 2-1 Rochdale 2-5 Leyton Orient3-1 MK Dons 1-0 Stevenage 2-2 May Sat 5 15:00 A Exeter City Reproduced under licence from Football DataCo Limited. 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BLADES FANS UNITE FOR SEASON FINALE Live Beamback of Saturdayʼs Game to be shown at Bramall Lane Bramall Lane will stage a beam back of Saturday's ﬁnal game of the regular League One season... you could watch it for a ﬁver. With only 1,700 tickets available to Unitedites for the game at Exeter, the Blades have responded to requests from supporters to screen the game at S2. Live pictures from Devon will be beamed to three big screens that will be positioned in front of the John Street Stand at Bramall Lane. The Blades have reduced ticket prices to just £5 for all seats. Danny Wilson has welcomed the plan to screen the game at Bramall Lane, saying: "I think it is a great decision by the club to give fans the opportunity to watch Saturday's important ﬁxture. Exeter have accommodated us as much as possible, but our fans have turned out in tremendous numbers recently and it is only fair that we try and look after everyone who wants to watch the game. 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