Page 1

Also covers High Ackworth Low Ackworth Thorpe Audlin 3300 copies

August 2020

Issue No. 76


Exercise injuries during lockdown Lockdown changed the landscape for how most of us work, exercise and socialise. Most of the new injuries we are seeing in clinic are due to:   

Increased training (i.e. runners doing significantly more miles) People taking on new forms of exercise. (i.e. using the opportunity to start a fitness journey, landscape the garden or try a new hobby). Working from home with a modified set up. (a kitchen table will never be a great desk long term).

Why are these causing injuries? The human body does not like swift change. We are only good at what we do… Usain Bolt switching his training volume to cycling is as likely to get injured as you or I joining the Ackworth Road Runners if we aren’t used to running. This is also evident when athletes suddenly increase their training i.e. the string of muscle injuries that followed the appointments of Marcelo Bielsa and Jurgen Klopp. Both managers suddenly changed their teams playing styles and doubled their fitness sessions… and then the muscle injuries started. And it’s the same for the rest of us… whether that’s working from home or starting a new exercise regime, we need to condition our bodies to adapt and be resilient to the new demands. That means slowly and consistently pushing yourself to achieve more but all the while allowing sufficient time to recover and so adapt. Now both Leeds United and Liverpool FC have very fit squads with low injury rates because the players are used to that level of intensity. For more information and a clear and simple understanding of this theme see our “Tendonitis explained” post on our social media channels or get in touch.

If this blog relates to you, call us now. www.regenphysio.co.uk Tel: 03338008606 @regenphysio

2

Please mention “The Arrow” when responding to advertisements


School’s out for summer! I hear the gasp of relief, home schooling has been a huge challenge for so many parents and grandparents over the last few months. Hopefully life can return to a little bit of normality and we can spend some quality time with our families over the next 6 weeks. Children can now look forward to returning to school in September and spending time with their friends and teachers.

and congratulations to those who have received their SATs. The deadline for the September issue is earlier than normal due to the holiday break Monday 10th August. The September issue will be distributed the week commencing 24th August. Keep safe everyone. Michelle Sidebottom Tel: 07795 387937 michelle@arrowpublications.co.uk www.arrowpublications.co.uk Find us on facebook

This time of year, the Arrow would be full of prom photos, leaver parties, summer fayres etc., but, as you know, that’s not been possible! I sincerely hope all of our young people who have missed out on this special transition year, whether it is to Secondary School, College, 6th Form or University/workplace, have the chance to say goodbye to those they will miss, and succeed in their new environments. Good luck to everyone awaiting their exam results and

3


A local walk from Roche Abbey

Please take care when walking and follow the Countryside Code. People in England can exercise with up to five others from different households provided physical distancing guidelines are followed. People living alone or single parents with children under 18, can meet outdoors. Give way to other walkers. Sometimes you just have to be ready to be tested, like do I trust the map, my nose, the footpath (or any lack of it) ahead? As in life, so with walking, plan but be ready for the unexpected. Starting at the car park at Roche Abbey head away from the Gate House along a narrow footpath reaching Gypsy Lane after 250m Cross Gypsy Lane and continue on the footpath through Nor Wood ignoring all paths off, for ½ mile to reach a railway underpass. Go through and stay on the path as it continues northwards taking care at each junction of paths to “keep left” until reaching a church on the right, and a T junction ahead. Turn left Be ready for a climb, first a long staircase, then a metalised footpath, and after 300m with a wall ahead turn left to enter open farmland, then after 240m at a fingerpost turn left again now going downhill. In approximately half a mile just after passing under two sets of high-tension cables the map say turn left and head towards woods then turn right. But the footpath continues straight to reach a railway line. Turn left and after 130m reach the railway underpass. Off to the left in the distance is the path you could have taken! Go through the underpass. The route should now continue straight but the footpath disappears into undergrowth to emerge at a field edge with woods to the left. Now is not the time to be in doubt, that comes in 180m when reaching a lone bush, the path verse off right through a field of long grass, but there is no path! Moving ahead on the correct bearing struggle through the vegetation, going uphill, for ¼ mile until suddenly with some relief to the left a footpath comes into view. Head for it immediately and looking backwards see a track we should have come from. After 80m you reach Abbey Lane turn left and after 140m on your right the footpath taking you back to the start. Part of the joy of rambling is being lost in the landscape but always knowing your way home. Courtesy of Doncaster Ramblers

4

Please mention “The Arrow” when responding to advertisements


SYLVIA’S TUITION FOR CHILDREN NOW OPEN THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER

Providing catch up tuition in Reading, Maths & English for ages 5 years to GCSE 



  

Providing a safe environment to learn having implemented the latest government guidelines. PPE provided along with table shields for everyone’s Protection. Patient, experienced female teacher. Entrance exams and GCSE’s. Excellent Results.

TEL: 01977 611164

BASED IN ACKWORTH


BRACKEN HILL

For more information on

Advertising with Arrow Publications visit our website

arrowpublications.co.uk or call Michelle 07795 387937

AUTO ENGINEERS Wakefield Road, Ackworth, Pontefract WF7 7AZ

Telephone (01977) 611860

Established over 30 years in Ackworth. Total quality workmanship over 35 years.

Local Recovery within a 5 Mile Radius Reliants, Cars & Light commercials, Petrol, Cats & Diesel Testing PRICE MATCH MOTs

No Re-Test Fee

 FREE Car Loan Service  Pick Up & Drop off facilities  Tyres & Exhausts  Tracking  SOLUS PRO Diagnostic Equipment  Brakes  Hydro Suspension Pump Up  All Types of Service & Repairs

Including Vehicle still with a Warranty

Phone Garry for a FREE Quote!

£30 MOT With this voucher

Vast experience working within the community over many years with excellent reviews on our quality and trustworthiness     



Professional, reliable and trusted family cleaning business. All DBS checked with Public Liability insurance cover. Infection control cleaning system All local areas covered Very competitive prices for a personal service, no job too big or small, weekly, fortnightly or a one off clean and end of tenancy clean. Quality cleaning & attention to detail guaranteed.

Please contact Louise or Irene

On 07742 886207

for further information

6

Please mention “The Arrow” when responding to advertisements


‘ladkgvm

7


Ackworth Tennis Summer Camps

Monday 27th - Thursday 30th July Monday 10th - Thursday 13th August We run tennis camps for all ages and a range of abilities. If you’re a complete beginner or attend weekly coaching, this camp would be for you. Each day you will learn a different shot and develop it in fun games and competition. Children will be organised into groups of ability. Where possible we will remain outside at all times and social distancing guidelines will be strictly adhered to. Toilets will be used on a one in one out basis, and hygiene standards will be maintained. These guidelines will be adapted depending on the LTA and Government advise at the time of the camps taking place.

Details

Mini Tennis Camp (4-8 years) - 9-11am £8 per day, £30 per week ********* Junior Camp (9-16 years) - 11-4pm [Packed lunches required] £18 per day, £65 per week - sibling and membership discounts available ********* To book onto camps please go to www.ackworthtennisclub.net then click on holiday camps. If you have any questions please contact Head Coach, Alice Robson on 07967405553 or coaching@ackworthtennisclub.net

8

Please mention “The Arrow” when responding to advertisements


ACKWORTH PAIR ARE THE BEST IN THE NORTH OF ENGLAND ACCORDING TO THE L.T.A. WOW! Lightning can not only strike twice, it can do it again the following year. AckPhoto from the Yorkshire awards as the worth tennis club won two awards from North of England awards have yet to be held owing to Covid 19. the L.T.A. in 2019; and double WOW!, they’ve won another pair of even more prestigious awards in 2020. The Chairman of Ackworth tennis Club: Don Saul has been recognised for years of tireless work behind the scenes, by the L.T.A. In 2019 he was named Yorkshire volunteer of the year; recently, he was informed that he was L.T.A. volunteer of the year for the North of England 2020. He has taken a club on the verge of extinction and converted it into an inclusive, diverse and dynamic organisation, thanks to his devotion of time, energy, intellect and organisational experience. However, nothing would have been achieved without the support and hard work of an excellent committee of Ackworth people: Peter Barker – secretary, Clare and Jon Rice – I.T. and welfare officer, respectively, Simon Nee – treasurer, Bernadette Gillespie – Social officer and Keith Shaw – founder and honorary vice chairman. In April 2018 membership was 17, by 2019 it was 145 (700+% increase). This year it is already over 150. No coaching to a Head coach and two assistants, with over 80 members receiving coaching each week. No competitive teams to two. An outreach programme delivered by the Head coach to over 2000 pupils in17 state primary schools. Appointing an excellent coach was essential to help save Ackworth tennis club, and take it to the next level: Alice Robson was the perfect person for the role. Alice has created a coaching programme from scratch and attracted members young and old to play and be coached. .Alice Robson was named Yorkshire coach of the year 2019 and L.T.A. coach of the year for the North of England 2020. Ensuring that the club becomes even more inclusive, Don has worked with College Lane surgery to set up a formal social prescription scheme between the NHS surgery and an LTA-recognised club, to allow suitable patients to be prescribed exercise, in the first instance, rather than medication. As a club, we support, fully, the L.T.A. aim of ‘tennis opened up’. We've always tried to be inclusive, and now, we’ve got a new all weather court available, mainly funded by Ackworth school, our partner and host; which is completely wheelchair accessible. We want to be inclusive for all of the community, including people with physical and / or mental disabilities. The Club would not exist if it wasn’t for the positive efforts of Ackworth school, our host and its always supportive Head: Anton Maree. Don and Alice both believe that "This is an exemplary story of what a small club can do – and it’s all been achieved through co-operation between partners: Club, an independent school: Ackworth school, Yorkshire tennis, the L.T.A. and The Tim Henman Foundation who have provided funding for Alice to introduce tennis into 17 local primary schools. Yorkshire Tennis provided two years of funding until the role of coach became self-financing, and it's been great with everyone working together – that’s what has made all of this possible.”

9


Thinking of a new bathroom We specialise in Bathroom Supply & Fitting, Wet Rooms & Tiling

Call us now for a quote

10

Please mention “The Arrow” when responding to advertisements


Treat The Present as a Gift You Never Know What the Future Holds On 18 September 2019, we received the most devastating news; my amazing daughter, Jess, an 8 year old little girl, who loved her family, friends and being mischievous was diagnosed with Leukaemia ALL. We couldn’t believe it - only hours earlier Jess had been playing at school. Acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (cancer of the blood), also known as Leukaemia ALL, progresses quickly and aggressively, so we were instantaneously catapulted into a world that, for us, meant chemotherapy, operations, transfusions, hospital stays, intensive care and lots of medical procedures that (up until that point) we had very little knowledge of. As adults, we were frightened, knowing all too well the fragility of human life. But Jess was a fighter, her bravery and courage were part of who she was, so we were hopeful that would help her through. We were surrounded by knowledgeable professionals, promising statistics and lots of help and support. All of which reassured us we were in good hands and helped us to tackle the battle head on. Charities such as Candlelighters helped us along the way; they offer support (for both patients and families), practical advice and relief in terms of normality and fun (wherever possible) in between the medical procedures . We will forever be thankful to them, and have raised over £10,000 for them since October last year. In spite of all this, 18 October 2019 brought some tragic news. Exactly a month after diagnosis, Jess lost her battle. None of us were expecting it. Like her diagnosis, Jess’ death was sudden - only hours earlier she’d been painting pictures in the hospital playroom. At the time, no one could explain to us what had happened. Not only had we lost our beautiful, spirited, mischievous little girl, but we didn’t understand why. Now we were catapulted into another world we knew little of; a world of understanding how such a tragedy could happen. It took months for us get confirmed answers, which finally came through the coroner’s report. The doctor explained that medical advances in children’s leukaemia had come a long way, but there is still a long way to go. Unfortunately, the treatment was too much for Jess. Medically speaking, Jess had been one of the statistics we were warned about - one of the children who wouldn’t make it. Jess will never be a statistic to us. She was the loving, spirited little girl who taught us about bravery and courage and about looking for the rainbows when it rains. As Jess’ mum, I am committed that Jess’ memory will live on, that her fighting spirit keeps going (in every sense of the word!) and that something positive will come of our tragedy. I would love to see a world where no child and family ever has to experience what we did. Which is why I’m on a mission to raise as much money as we can to support children’s cancer charities. We’re documenting all of our progress on our website, www.teamjess.co.uk , which has been created in Jess’ memory. The next fundraising event is the Sheffield 10k to raise funds for Children with Cancer UK. If you would like to find out more, or want to donate, please have a look at our website or you can email me at jill@teamjess.co.uk.

11


Bounce Back with Promoting local communities since 2005 Over 31,000 monthly distribution covering 38 villages.  Embedded in local communities, supporting village life.  Trusted local people ensure efficient and accountable distribution.  Affordable, tailor made packages available to suit your business needs and budget.  Design service if needed at no extra cost.  Website which hosts copies of all our latest magazines. 

Lets get your business back on track arrowpublications.co.uk 12

Please mention “The Arrow” when responding to advertisements


07500 109788

Radiators, Leaks, Blockages, Outside Taps, General Plumbing

13


What’s On In Ackworth? Social Activities, Classes and Clubs for Everyone Day

Activity

Venue

Contact

Mon.

Community Library

Bell Lane Centre

9 am - 12 noon

Mon.

Yoga

Bell Lane Centre

10 am - 11.30 am

Mon

Bloom Wakefield

Bell Lane Centre

10 am—noon

Mon.

Craft Club

Bell Lane Centre

1.30pm– 3.30 pm

Mon.

C G Dance Academy

Bell Lane Centre

5pm—8pm

3rd Mon

Book Club

Ackworth Library

7pm

Tues.

Parent and Toddler Group

Bell Lane Centre

9.30 am – 11.15am

Tues.

Painting for Pleasure

Bell Lane Centre

10.30am-12.30pm

Tues.

Community Library

Bell Lane Centre

1 pm- 6 pm

4th Tues

Parish Council Drop In

Bell Lane Centre

1 pm - 3 pm

2nd Tues

Church Coffee Afternoon

Bell Lane Centre

2 pm -3 pm

Tues.

Yoga

Bell Lane Centre

1.30 pm – 3 pm

Tues

Zumba Kids

Bell Lane Centre

4.30pm-5.25pm

Tues

Zumba

Bell Lane Centre

5.30pm—6.30pm

Tues.

Yoga

Bell Lane Centre

6 pm - 9.15 pm

Wed.

Parents and Toddlers

Bell Lane Centre

9.30 am – 11.15 am

Wed.

Painting for Pleasure

Bell Lane Centre

10 am – 12 noon

Wed.

Line Dancing

Bell Lane Centre

1 pm – 3 pm

Wed.

2nd Ackworth Rainbows

Bell Lane Centre

5.30pm – 6.30pm

Wed

Community Library

Bell Lane Centre

1pm—6pm

Wed.

Zumba Kids

Bell Lane Centre

4.30pm – 5.25pm

Wed

Zumba

Bell Lane Centre

6.30pm—7.25pm

Wed.

Needles and Pins - Craft

Bell Lane Centre

7 pm – 9 pm

Thurs.

Pilates

Bell Lane Centre

9.30am -10.30 am

Thurs.

Slimmer's Support Group

Bell Lane Centre

9.15am-10.15 am

Thurs.

Community Library

Bell Lane Centre

1 pm – 6 pm

Thurs.

My Baby Can Dance

Bell Lane Centre

10.30am-11.30am

Thurs

Adult Zumba

Bell Lane Centre

5.00pm—5.55pm

Thurs.

1st Ackworth Rainbows

Bell Lane Centre

5.30 pm– 6.30pm

Thurs.

Nostell Karate Club

Bell Lane Centre

7 pm – 8.30pm

4thThurs

Heritage Group

Bell Lane Centre

7 pm – 9 pm

3rd Fri.

Ackworth Carers Group

Bell Lane Centre

1.30pm – 3.30pm

Fri

Community Library

Bell Lane Centre

9am—12 noon

Sat

C G Dance Academy

Bell Lane Centre

9am—1pm

625617 07870 294412 611583

649320 625617 649320 07905 975392

07870 294412 649320

01977616547 625617

07947001393

625617

612859 07799080416 619356 625617

Sat.

Community Library

Bell Lane Centre

9 am – 1 2 noon

Sat

Zumbini

Bell Lane Centre

10.30am -11.15am

625617

Sun.

Ackworth Community Church

Bell Lane Centre

10.30am-12.30pm

Sun.

Spiritualist Church

Brackenhill Centre

6.30 pm-8.30 pm

611585

Mon.

Child Minder’s Group

Low Ackworth Centre

1 pm -3 pm

611285

Mon.

Bingo

Low Ackworth Centre

7.30 pm - 9 pm

611285

Tues.

Mother and Toddler

Low Ackworth Centre

9.am – 11 am

Tues.

Art Group

Low Ackworth Centre

1 pm – 3 pm

Tues.

1st Ackworth Scouts

Low Ackworth Centre

6 pm – 7.30 pm

611225

Tues

Line Dancing

Low Ackworth Centre

8 pm - 9.30 pm

07885 536216

649320

615843

Thurs. Art Club Ackworth Centre 10 am – 3 pm 14 Please mention “The Arrow”Lowwhen responding to advertisements 1s tThurs

Yorkshire Country Women’s

Low Ackworth Centre

7.30 pm – 9 pm

613704


Tues.

Ackworth Road Runners

Cricket Club

6.30pm

612677

Thurs.

Ackworth Road Runners

Cricket CLUB

612677

Wed

'Down Memory Lane' Singing Dementia Sufferers & Carers

Carr Bridge Pavillion

6.15pm beginners 7pm Open for all 1pm—3pm

07950825094

Sun. Mon. Mon Tues. 2nd Tues. Wed. Thurs. Thurs. 1st & 3rd Thurs. Mon.

Sequence Dancing Coffee Morning Little Notion yoga Music Group 74 Club Boys Brigade Anchor Boys - Company Coffee Morning Slimming World Little Friends Baby &Toddler Group

Methodist Church Methodist Church St Mary’s Ackworth St. Cuthbert’s Ch. Methodist Church Methodist Church All Saint’s Church Methodist Church All Saint’s Church

7.30 pm– 9.30pm 10.30 am-12noon 6-7pm & 7 15-8pm 7.30 pm 7.30.pm – 9 pm 5.30 pm – 9 pm 10.00 am-12noon 9 am -1am & 7pm 1.30pm – 3.00 pm

613734 615210 07947331980 602751 615608 07960038024 612913 07903819409 613834

Brownies

Bell Lane School

6pm – 7.30 pm

Tues. Tues.

Beavers Cubs

Howard School Howard School

5.15pm– 6.15 pm 6.30 pm – 8 pm

611225 611225

Mon Thurs

Guides 2nd Ackworth Brownies

Oakfield Park School Oakfield Park School

7pm—9pm 6—7.30pm

www.girlguiding.org.uk

The Ackworth Churches

610243

What’s On In Badsworth? Social Activities, Classes and Clubs for Everyone Mon. Mon Tues. Mon—Fri

Computer Clinic Craft Club Parent and Toddler Group After School Club every school night

The Lawson Hut The Lawson Hut The Lawson Hut The Lawson Hut

7 pm – 9 pm 2pm—4pm 10 am – 11.30 am 4 pm – 6 pm

07540565292 07800909371 07540565292 01977 640011

Tues. 3rd Tues 2nd Wed Mon&Thur Fri Fri. 3rd Fri

Hips, Bums and Tums Parish Council Drop in WI Pilates—9.30—11.30am mon Prince of Wales Outreach Group Fit and Friendly Exercise Disparate Housewives

The Lawson Hut The Lawson Hut The Lawson Hut The Lawson Hut The Lawson Hut The Lawson Hut The Lawson Hut

6.15pm – 7.15pm 7—7.30pm 7.00pm—9.00pm 6.30 pm–7.30 pm 10am –1pm 6 pm – 7 pm 8pm—10pm

07702 232212

07813 839888 01977 708868 07702 232212

Also fit Alarms City & Guilds Qualified

All work guaranteed Interior & exterior decorating Call for a competitive quote clint.pell59@gmail.com

15


0% FINANCE AVAILABLE

16

Please mention “The Arrow” when responding to advertisements

Profile for Arrow Publications Ltd

August issue of the Ackworth Arrow  

August issue of the Ackworth Arrow  

Profile for arrowmags
Advertisement

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded