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Editor’s Note Hi everyone, This month Glorious Homes in Sandiacre are organising a one day paint course, for anyone wishing to learn how to re-vamp furniture or other items, look on page 23, a creative day out. Heritage weekend is in September, it’s a chance to visit places that is not normally open to the public and all entrance to these places are FREE, I can’t list every single event but visit the website, see pages 44,45,46, & 47. Until next month enjoy! Christine Christine Gough - Editor






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iTunes Gift Cards favoured by fraudsters Victims have handed over approximately £520k to fraudsters who have asked for payment using iTunes Gift Cards, since May 2016. iTunes is an online media player developed by Apple and used to organise and access music, films and TV programmes. Apple offer iTunes Gift Cards for sale which can be redeemed on the iTunes Store and various other Apple services. Over the past few months fraudsters have been tricking victims into buying iTunes Gift Cards and asking them to read out/send the serial code for payment in various types of fraud. The fraudsters don’t need the physical card to redeem the value and once the code is sent, the money is lost. There has been a total reported loss of approximately £520k since May 2016, highlighting a lack of awareness. iTunes Gift Cards used in various types of fraud Action Fraud have seen this method of payment being used in types of fraud which include; Loan Scams, fake mis-sold PPI (Payment Protection Insurance) and various banking errors. Additionally there has been a trend in fraudsters pretending to be from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) and asking for payment of debt/taxes using this method. One victim recently reported losing £46k to fraudsters who asked for payment using in iTunes Gift Cards. Here is what Apple say: “iTunes Gift Cards are solely for the purchase of goods and services on the iTunes Store and App Store. Should you receive a request for payment using iTunes Gift Cards outside of iTunes and the App Store please report it to Action Fraud”. Confusing victims with reference about Apple Pay In some cases fraudsters may refer to Apple Pay as a way to explain or legitimise this payment method. iTunes Gift Cards are not the same as Apple Pay, which is a means of making contactless payment linked to credit cards, store credit cards and rewards cards. Individuals who received an unexpected call in which the caller requests

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Local teen Emma Snow writes about various topics and events each month in the Grapevine. “A voice for the young people in our Community”. You might not realise you are a feminist…

Before you make any prejudgments, we need to get the meaning straight. Feminism. The definition is simple: the advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of equality of the sexes. It isn’t about women being more important than men or shaming the male gender. Even in today’s society, it is a topic which has stigma surrounding it. What if you state you are a feminist? People roll their eyes. I struggle to understand why, when so many people are feminists without really realising it. Recently, when talking to my male friends on the subject, some didn’t realise that men can be feminists although most do believe in equal rights for men and woman. To my delight, there were others that did know the true meaning of feminism. In today’s society, why do so many of us still accept gender inequality? Often activists (whether male or female) are shamed for standing up for what is right. Usually in these articles, I try to provide a two-sided argument, but this time there isn’t a valid one for accepting an unequal society. In politics, there are undoubtedly more males than females,


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There are, however, still some inequalities that persist. For example, in some colleges both locally and across the UK, girls are being targeted for causing a distraction due to the clothes they choose to wear. In some cases, yes, the clothes worn may be a little unacceptable for college. However girls not being allowed to, for example, show their shoulders because they are supposedly a distraction to male peers and teachers doesn’t seem quite right. This is particularly so when male students are allowed to wear shorts in some colleges. Sending a girl home and disrupting her education is deemed acceptable as a punishment, but what about punishing the males who objectify women? Public figures such as Emma Watson and Beyoncé have helped to raise the issues surrounding feminism, helping many more to understand and help create small steps towards a more equal world. Emma Watson once quoted ‘I have realised that fighting for women’s rights has too often become synonymous with man-hating. If there is one thing I know for certain, it is that this has to stop’. It is also really encouraging to see that many young teens of both genders are raising awareness of gender equality and happily proclaiming themselves to be feminists. This can hopefully continue and society should gradually change to become even more equal. Article by Emma Snow You can now read more from me on my new blog: https://emmsnow.blogspot.

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BROXTOWE CONTINUES TO DEVELOP A DEMENTIA FRIENDLY COMMUNITY BROXTOWE HAS RENEWED its commitment to being a Dementia Friendly Community and the Council recently hosted a Dementia Friends training session which was attended by Mayor of the Borough, Councillor Graham Harvey. “So many people are affected by dementia and I’m honoured to be one of the Council’s Dementia Friends. The training really opened my eyes to some of the daily challenges that people with dementia face and I would urge our residents to take part themselves so that we as a community can be dementia friendly” said Councillor Harvey. The Council pledged its support to people with dementia in 2014 by signing a Dementia Action Alliance Declaration to help local people ‘live well with dementia.’ Since then, a pioneering housing scheme to offer dementia friendly bungalows has opened in Eastwood and more dementia bungalows are currently being built in Beeston. Accessible leisure activities are also accessible throughout the Borough and a Dementia Café has been set up in Beeston by the Beeston Dementia Friends Group. Other initiatives that the Council is developing include: Identifying Dementia Champions for the Council and training employees and Councillors to become Dementia Friends. Devise e-learning material for Council employees Introduce Dementia-friendly signage Strengthen links with Care Homes and encourage involvement in Older Person’s Week Support businesses in Broxtowe to sign up to the action alliance and adopt dementia-friendly approaches Establish an employee focus group For more information please visit For further information on the campaign and how to become a Dementia Friend, please visit or watch the video at


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Stapleford Jobs Fair organised by the Stapleford Community Group and sponsored by Nottinghamshire County Council & Broxtowe Borough Council. Wednesday 14th September 10 open am until set up from 9 am ) Free fitness evening2 pm ( with Bridgfords Sandiacre Friesland Sports Centre throws open its doors next month for a free have-a-go evening to showcase its leisure facilities and what’s on offer. The Open Evening will be held on Monday 9 February between 4pm and 9pm and follows the recent £54,000 refurbishment of the gym, which has seen a new 33-station Technogym installed. Residents will be able to have a free health check on the new In-Body machine with experts on hand to advise on the detailed read out of things like body mass index, body composition and the muscle to fat ratio. Also on offer is: Free beginners squash taster sessions between 5.45pm-7.15pm for anyone aged 14 and over. Free hi/low aerobics between 7pm-7.30pm and body tone exercise session between 7.30pm-8pm. Free taster session for the new recreational badminton classes between 7.30pm-9pm. Pre-book a free trial in the gym at ladies only sessions at 5pm and 7pm. Free gym trial for everyone at 6pm and 8pm which need to be pre-booked. Councillor Mike Wallis, Erewash Borough Council’s Lead Member for Culture and Leisure, says: “It is always a delight to be able to showcase the top class facilities and exercise sessions we have on offer and we look forward to welcoming residents young and old to Sandiacre Friesland Sports Centre. It’s all completely free – so just go along and take a tour, find out more and have a go at the sessions on offer.” Visitors to the Open Evening will also be able to pick up a free seven day membership to try out the facilities for a week. Anyone wanting to prebook a free gym trial should contact Sandiacre Friesland Sports Centre on 0115 949 0400 or call in to the centre, which is on Nursery Avenue, Sandiacre.

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MUSIC-LOVERS can enjoy two special Proms in The Park events in Broxtowe as the perfect ending to the summer. As part of the D.H. Lawrence Festival of Culture taking place in August and September, the first event will take place at Dovecote Lane Recreation Ground, Beeston on Saturday 17th September from 6.00pm with performances from a range of fantastic musical talent including the Dale Divas and Swing Nouveau. The evening will end with a firework finale at 10.00pm. In Colliers Wood, Moorgreen, the audience will be entertained by music from the Nottingham Symphonic Orchestra, Jeanie Barton.and Composer Luca Natali Stradivari, a descendant of Antonio Stradivari on Sunday 17th September from 2.00pm. Performances are all outdoors, so bring a rug and be prepared for all weathers and bring an umbrella if wet. Public parking is available on site. Tickets are available from Broxtowe Borough Council’s Events Team. Advanced single tickets cost just £6, advance double tickets £10, on the gate single tickets £8 and under 16’s are free. For more information, please contact Broxtowe Borough Council on 0115 917 3695, email or visit


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Thurs 8th Sept 2016 Fri 9th Sept Sat 10th Sept Sun 11th Sept Heritage Open Days is England's biggest festival of history and culture involving over 40,000 volunteers. Every year over four days in September, thousands of events across the country invite you in to explore local treasures of every age, style and function. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – and it’s all FREE. NOTTINGHAM CASTLE opens its doors for FREE to celebrate Heritage Open Days! Join us for a fabulous day out and meet Robin Hood. Plus many of our other costumed characters throughout the Castle's history! Sat10th - Sun11 Sept 10am to 4pm DEBBIE BRYAN LTD, 14-18 St. Marys Gate, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 1PF. The Debbie Bryan shop and tea room is adorned with textile nostalgia and authentic industrial fixture and fittings from Nottingham’s Lace industry. The team will be available for questions about the shop’s heritage collections, with a daily heritage fix of talks and demonstrations. With heritage inspired craft, there’ll be lots on offer for families incl. delicious food & drink offers.With an opportunity to join in the with the dedicated Craft Menu, see the Debbie Bryan Heart of Heritage Pinterest board for inspiration: Opening Times Thursday 8 September: 1100-1730 Friday 9 September: 1100-1730 Saturday 10 September: 1100-1730 Sunday 11 September: 1100-1730 Booking Details - No booking required Debbie Bryan are in Nottingham’s historic Lace Market, opposite the Adam’s Building Debbie Bryan Events: Thursday 8th Sept 11am: Nottingham P:Lace, free Venue host of Dr. Nicola Donovan’s Nottingham :Lace meet-up, Debbie Bryan shares the heard stories making their way to become a part of the oral preservation of the Nottingham Lace Workers. 44

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An Introduction to the stunning Textile Blueprints and how as part of the Debbie Bryan Lace Archive, continuing to inspire the business’s creativity, enjoyed a cyanotype demonstration at 11.30am; the process used to create Blueprint. Saturday 10th Sept11am: Nottingham Lace Draughtman’s Drawings, free View the Debbie Bryan in-house Lace Archive and enjoy a short talk about how the shop came to own the pieces that have helped establish this Lace Market shop as the essential destination for heritage lovers. Sunday 11th September11am: A Royal Connection, free.Working with leading British textile specialists, take the opportunity to learn more about Debbie Bryan manufacturing partners including Cluny Lace and GH Hurt & Son. BROMLEY HOUSE LIBRARY, Angel Row, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 6HLCelebrating it’s 200th birthday this year, you can take a self guided tour of Nottingham’s historic Bromley House Library, situated a stone’s throw from the Old Market Square. Talk to our staff in their regency costumes about the beginnings of the library. The library is located in a Georgian town house(Grade II* listed) and retains many original features. Also there will be access to our lovely walled garden to the rear, one of only two in the city centre. Some of our treasures will be on display and children can follow our mouse trail. There will be plenty of staff and volunteers to answer questions and help with your tour. Soft drinks and home made cake available for a small charge. Opening Times -Saturday 10 Sept: 1000-1600- No booking required Access -Unfortunately the library is only accessible via stairs and so we cannot provide disabled access. In the past we have been very busy on Heritage Open Day so there may be a short queue. The library will be open until 4pm, latest entry time 3.30pm. Situated on Angel Row between Barnados and MSR Newsagents. Website

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Nottinghamshire Archives-Nottinghamshire County Council, County House, Castle Meadow Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 1AG Join Nottinghamshire Archives for a World War I themed open day. See and hear from original letters, poetry and diaries from the Western front. Includes family and children's activities, screenings of The Battle of the Somme film, with input from our military expert, Dr Greg Davey.Tours are limited to 15 people but there is no restriction on access to the general event. Event not suitable for children under the age of 5. Opening Times - Saturday 10 Sept: 1000-1500 No booking required. Find us beside the canal, in-between Nottingham Justice Centre and the HMRC building.Web: St Leonard’s Church, Wollaton-Wollaton Road, Wollaton, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 2AF. Tours of the medieval parish church of Wollaton, with its memorials to the Willoughby family and Robert Smythson, Elizabethan architect of Wollaton Hall. Come and turn the pages of the ‘virtual antiphonal’, the church’s rare medieval service book.Opening Times Saturday 10 September: 1000-1700 and Sunday 11 September: 1200-1600 No booking required. Web: St Martin of Tours Church, Bilborough St Martin’s Road, Off Strelley Road, Bilborough, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 3BH Come and explore this Grade ll* medieval church which was simply but beautifully restored in 2014, winning the SPAB John Betjeman award in 2015 for the conservation of two 1940s murals, painted by Evelyn Gibbs. Lots of activities available for adults and children as well as Pew Cushion, Craft Group and Bilborough Local History Group exhibitions. Take a tablet tour or chat to an experienced guide. Saturday - Stained glass workshop 10.00 - 16.00 -Tower tours 10.30,11.30, 14.30, 15.30, 16.30. Sunday - Medieval Archery with Historia Normanis -Tower Tours 13.30,14.30, 15.30. Opening Times: Friday 9 Sept: 1000-1200 Saturday 10 Sept: 1000-1800 Sunday 11 Sept: 1230-1630. No booking required The Church is signed off the Strelley Road. It’s near the Police 46

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Thurs 8th Sept 2016 Fri 9th Sept Sat 10th Sept Sun 11th Sept ST MARY THE VIRGIN CHURCH Church Lane,Attenborough, Beeston NG9 6AS The Church is Grade 1 listed, set within a conventional churchyard. There will be a display of the history of the church and guide booklets available for adults and children. In the churchyard there is a memorial to those people killed in the WW1 Chilwell Shell Factory Explosion. Saturday: 10am - 6pm Sunday: 2.30 - 6pm BEESTON FIELDS GOLF CLUBHOUSE TOUR Old Drive,Wollaton Road, Beeston NG9 3DA Rebuilt in 1837 by Alfred Fellows of the Nottingham banking family, this prestigious building has been owned by Sir Albert Ball, father of the WW1 flying ace, and Sir Frank Bowden of the Raleigh Cycle Company. In 1923 Alfred Mitchell, a local motor agent bought more land and established a golf club. A rare opportunity to tour the house. The tour is in the clubhouse and exterior. Most of it is accessible. Thursday 8th Sept : Tour 10.30 am Pre-booking is essential there are only 40 places. Contact: Richard English 0115 925 2518 before 7 Sept. GH HURT & SON LTD:THE SHAWL FACTORY 65 High Road, Chilwell, Beeston NG9 4AJ This company, renowned for its high quality knitted and hand-finished scarves and shawls, was established in an old seed warehouse built in 1781, where it remains to this day. Large modern and rare historic lace- knitting machines will be in action and you are invited to have a go at hand-finishing a shawl in the traditional Shetland way. Saturday: 9am - 1pm On-site disabled parking is very limited. Only ground floor rooms accessible to wheelchairs. ST HELEN’S CHURCH Frederick Road, Stapleford NG9 8FN A recently refurbished Grade II* listed building; medieval, dating backto the 13th century, containing memorials to Robert Tevery 1571 and George John Borlase Warren 1801. There is an audio history trail and a quiz for children.Saturday 10th Sept : 10 am - 12 noon There are many more places to visit FREE on the Heritage Open Days website,( local and up and down the country), too many to list here! Visit and follow links . To advertise call 07854990608 or visit our website


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Dr Livingstone. Can you follow the trail around the gardens to find all of the African animals WOLLATON NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY that are hiding away? Wednesday May 18th isat: our nextCost: meeting for a talk on SeaNewstead Cliffs, SaltAbbey Marshes and Sand Date: 4 Apr 2016 Starts 10:00 £1 Trail. Location: Historic House & Dunes. Nottinghamshire-based naturalist David Glynne Fox presents images of coastal birds, Park, Ravenshead, Newstead Nottinghamshire. NG15 8NA wild flowers and insects with marine life of tidal and intertidal zones. We meet at St Leonard’s Community Martin Taylor and Martin Simpson Centre, Bramcote Lane, Wollaton (opposite the library) at 7.30pm. Visitors are very at £3.50 on the refreshments. Award-winning jazz guitaristwelcome Martin Taylor teams updoor, with including acoustic and slide guitar virtuoso For more information visit our website at www.spanglefi Martin Simpson for an unmissable evening of extraordinary music making. Martin Tayloror is to Acting Chairman Peter King (07534567222) aenquiries master concert performer, dazzling audiences with his virtuosity and strong stage presence.

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Useful Numbers and Information Broxtowe Women’s Project Support For support & information about domestic violence phone: Broxtowe Women's Project 01773 719111 - Mon-Fri 10am-1pm (except bank holidays). Confidential answerphone when we are unavailable. Women's Aid Integrated Services- Freephone 24 hour Helpline 0808 800 0340 National Domestic Violence- Freephone 24 hour Helpline- 0808 2000 247 Run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge Men’s Adviceline - for support and confidential advice for men experiencing domestic abuse and violence 0808 801 0327. Action on Elder Abuse 080 8808 8141 CALL for confidential help AND advice on all aspects elder abuse Safeguarding adults- Reporting abuse If you see or know of a worrying situation, please don’t ignore it.Call us on 0300 500 80 80 as soon as possible to discuss your concerns. You can report abuse anonymously. Abuse can happen anywhere - in a residential or nursing home, a hospital, in the workplace, at a day centre or educational establishment, in supported housing, in the street or in the person’s own home.In an emergency, please call 999 in the first instance. SOB -Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide -National Helpline 0300 111 5065. 9am to 9pm every day.Ilkeston (support group) Location: Ilkeston.Meeting day: 4th Thursday of every monthPhone: Eric on 0115 944 1117 (9am - 5pm) Canaan Trust - Homelessness- Long Eaton.Tell us about a rough sleeper. If you see and are concerned about someone who is rough sleeping, please tell us. Please help us by providing as much information as possible. 0115 946 4903. Email us if you wish to discuss a rough sleeper – Citizens Advice- Debt & Money Problems, Housing , Law,& Rights , Discrimination.,Work, Health. etc., Internet Safety- Visit theUK Safer Internet Centre, where you can find e-safety tips, advice and resources to help children and young people stay safe on the internet. Tel: 0844 381 4772. Disability Nottinghamshire- need to talk to someone .Call us for independent, impartial and confidential advice on any aspect of disability or caring. Tel:01623625891. Nottingham Lesbian & Gay Switchboard. Tel: 0115 9348485 Mondays to Fridays from 7pm to 9.15pm. You can leave an answerphone message at other times. Or e-mail at


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DROP IN LEGAL SURGERY FOR DOMESTIC ABUSE FREE DROP IN LEGAL SURGERIES will be on offer for women who live in North Broxtowe and Stapleford, to access free legal information and advice in cases of domestic violence and abuse. Thanks to a partnership between Broxtowe Women’s Project and Nelsons Solicitors, family law specialist’s sessions will take place every other Wednesday starting on 4th May from 9.30am – 2.30pm. The sessions will offer: A private, safe space to talk through their concerns A chance to find out more about the legal options available to them An opportunity to obtain free legal advice in an emergency situation, in the time of a crisis Free impartial legal advice on a range of civil matters Many of the women who Broxtowe Women’s Project supports have a number of complex issues. This might mean they find it easier to remain in an abusive relationship. The sessions aim to make legal advice and support more accessible and to encourage them to move forward in their lives. The project is funded by the Police and Crime Commissioner for Priority Plus areas. For more information please contact Broxtowe Women’s Project on 01773 718 555 or visit Any women experiencing domestic abuse can call the Helpline Monday – Friday between 10.00am and 1.00pm on 01773 719111 or the 24 hour National Helpline on 0808 2000 247.

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