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Chris is off on his jollies and we all hope he has a great time. There’s a lot happening this month: Don’t miss Cartmel Show on 2nd August. This year there’s a free shuttle bus from Cark Station. Northern Rail student discounts Grange Now understands that Northern has extended the great discounts for students’ season tickets also for the 2017/18 academic year. Earlier this year Northern had a trial which included a 40% discount for younger students and a 25% discount on term time season tickets for 16 to 18 year olds. More information will be available through Northern and the local schools, listed below, closer to the start of term. Schools included in the scheme; Dowdales - Dalton, Ulverston VHS - Ulverston, Ripley St Thomas - Lancaster, Lancaster Royal Grammar, Lancaster Girls Grammar and Central Lancaster High. This is your chance to have your say on parking issues - see page 6. Ella Wheatcroft, Y11 from Cartmel Priory School is with us as part of her work experience. This issue includes an article and photographs by Ella which covers Prom Art’s ‘extra’ event on 16th July. Stephen Wilson is urging you to join him on he Allithwaite half marathon to raise money for St Mary’s Hospice. That’s it. School’s out. Have a lovely Summer! Sharon, Sarah, Glenn and Ella.



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MAIN: Juniors perform ‘Be our guest’

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RIGHT BOTTOM: Ballet trio to Mia and Sebastian’s theme from ‘La La Land’

The biennial show from Elite Dance saw the impressive dancers, aged from just four years old, dancing to hits from ‘Stage and Screen’ the theme for this year’s show. They included, ‘Feed the Birds’ and ‘Supercalifragilistic’ from Mary Poppins, The Nutcracker Ballet, If they could see me now and Singing in the Rain to name just a few. The seniors took to the stage en-masse for some skilfully energetic routines to current tunes, Cake by the Ocean and Can’t stop the feeling and the audience were carried along with their enthusiasm. Saturday night saw the dancers perform to a packed house which raised their performances to another level. Such a large audience would have an effect on the most seasoned performer but seven year old Junior, Emilia, took it all in her stride when she took to the stage with Senior, Meg Turnbull, and Intermediate, Katie Shepherd, to perform a beautifully executed ballet routine to Ryan Gosling’s piano solo from the much acclaimed, La La Land. Following Saturday’s show, teachers Jane Baddiley, Kym Walton and Jennifer Jeffreys presented the previous year’s exam certificates and they announced that Senior, Rosa Copley had won a scholarship with the British Ballet Organisation. The school’s Principal, Jane, told Grange Now, “Rosa auditioned in Manchester for a BBO Dance Scholarship – less than 30 places are available in the North and the same in the South each year and students can audition

for ballet or Jazz – Rosa went to both and was offered a Jazz Scholarship where she will receive additional training in Manchester once a month.” Mitch Rowlandson, whose Granddaughter was in the show, told Grange Now, “Congratulations to all involved in the show. From the opening dance set to the Grand Finale we were totally enthralled by the fabulous dancers. “From tap, ballet, modern and freestyle, a lot of hard work had clearly been put into this production, choreography, costumes and great choice of music and all so well rehearsed. The group is sadly lacking a budding Billy Elliot!” Elite Dance always give donations from the profits raised at the show to local causes, with primary schools in the area and Joe and Connie Butterfly Hugs Foundation, benefitting in the past. The beneficiary this year, once accounts have been finalised, will be Victoria Hall the very place where Elite Dance always stage their shows.


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Investment Matters By Jason Crane APFS CFPTM

‘Don’t put all your eggs in one basket’ is a common saying, but in no other area does this resonate more than in Financial Planning. The key to successful Financial Planning is to ensure that you hold a diverse spread of asset types. Other than Cash and Property; two of the main asset types are Equities and Fixed Interest Securities, such as Corporate Bonds.

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Equities/Shares; investing in shares means that you own a share of that company and therefore receive a share of the profits by way of dividend. Dividend income is often seen as a hedge against inflation; in theory, if revenue and costs rise with inflation, so will the profits. Consistent and rising dividends should mean a rise in the share price, ensuring investors benefit from both income and capital growth. Conversely, dividends are by no means guaranteed and the value of shares can fall as well as rise so investors may get back less than they invest. Corporate Bonds are essentially loans to companies in return for a fixed rate of interest; the loan being repayable on a fixed date in the future. Before being repaid by the company, Corporate Bonds can be bought and sold on the stock market with the price very much determined by supply and demand, affected by interest rates, inflation and the financial strength of the company. In terms of risk, this type of investment sits below shares as the company simply needs to have enough cash to service the debt, whereas shareholders require the company to make reasonable profits to pay a dividend. Although this type of investment is considered lower risk than shares, they do have an element of risk as some companies will default; in addition to this, currently we are seeing high prices being paid for this type of asset so whilst it will provide a regular income it may produce a capital loss when the maturity date arrives, thus increasing the potential risk of what has traditionally been seen as a ‘steady away’ type investment. Working with a Financial Planner will help you select the most appropriate assets and ensure your finances remain focused on your long term goals. The comments in this Editorial are only general and should not be taken as specific advice. It is important that you seek independent advice before taking any action on the above, or any other, subjects. It should be noted that the value of some investments can fall as well as rise therefore you may get back less than originally invested. Past performance is not necessarily a guide to the future. Independent Investment Associates Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

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Barrow foodbank has received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

across South West Cumbria who have donated a staggering 275.4 tonnes of food!

The service commented saying, “We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis. We are part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.”

“The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. Each group is assessed on the benefit it brings to the local community and its standing within that community. This is a most prestigious award and is the equivalent of an MBE for individuals. Ann Mills recently attended an event at Buckingham Palace in recognition of the award.”

“None of this would have been possible if it were not for the communities of Barrow, Millom, Ulverston, Dalton, Grange over Sands, Cartmel and other areas

The next foodbank appeal takes place on Sunday 6th August, Father Magner Room, St Charles Church, Grange between 1-3 pm.


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Stephen Wilson urges people to sign up for charity race Local decorator, and father of two, Stephen Wilson, took up running eight years ago when he turned forty, “Not a midlife crisis” he laughingly insists though wife, Lisa, may beg to differ! A long-term runner with Allithwaite Running Club, Stephen has decided to turn his hobby into money, and will undertake three half marathons, over the course of one weekend, in aid of St Mary’s Hospice. Stephen told Grange Now, “I have chosen St Mary’s Hospice, not only because it’s a local charity which does a lot of great work, but also because the hospice is very personal to me and my family. The half marathons are all held over the weekend of 8th - 10th September and Stephen said, “I will be running Langdale, arguably the hardest half marathon in England on the Friday, the most scenic half marathon on the Saturday which is the Allithwaite route and finishing with the World’s

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biggest half marathon event the Great North Run. It is, however, the Allithwaite run which Stephen is most keen to push. He would love as many people as possible to sign up for the event as the full £10 entry fee will go to the Hospice. The race, which starts at 11am, sets off from Cartmel Priory School and there are prizes for race winners and age categories but all levels of competitors are very welcome. Full details of the race can be found on Allithwaite Running Club’s website. A big ‘thank you’ goes to Grange Lions for marshalling the event.

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Locals take on Epic Coast to Coast Triathlon for Muscular Dystrophy UK

The group told Grange Now, “We have had fantastic sponsorship and donations already from local business including Poole Townsend, Furness Building Society, Stripy Horse Day Nursery, Sustaburn, Higginson’s butchers and Lingwood Park

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and we are hoping to raise over £20,000 to support much needed research into the condition.” If you see a team in Orange out training, or doing the event on the 1st and 2nd September, please give them a cheer– or if you would like to donate to this worthy cause please visit our just giving page at:


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New Moor Lane Playground The next fundraiser for this will be when the Trustees’ Chair, Gill Gardner (pictured), sets off on a sponsored 140 mile cycle on the Coast to Coast from Workington to Tynemouth from 16th to 18th August to coincide with her 60th birthday. The Car Park is now complete, the site has been drained and the order

At 16:50 on 12th July, there was a serious incident at Bailey Lane level crossing. A man and a woman were within 5 metres of a collision with the 16:10 Barrow to Lancaster train. The incident left the driver so distressed he was unable to complete the journey. This is the latest in a series of incidents at the crossing and has led Network Rail to apply for a 21 day emergency closure. Network Rail has also commenced a Critical Incident investigation which will include a full review of the crossing.

placed for Phase 1 of the playground (adult exercise equipment, play equipment for children up to 6 years, plus landscaping and related structures). The final push is now on to raise the remaining £20,000 to complete Phase 2 which will provide equipment for older children. Details of how to sponsor her are on the Facebook page.

Speak out about parking

A lone car in Hampsfell car park on Monday 10th July at 12.30pm

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Grange Now has covered the problem of parking in the town many times in the past and now South Lakeland District Council (SLDC) is going on the road to get the views of as many of its off-street car park users as possible. Roadshows are being held in council-run car parks and motorists

have been invited to give their views on current parking arrangements. Workers have been asking for Hampsfell car park to be offered at a reduced rate. If you miss the roadshows, you can fill in the questionnaire online. The survey ends on 4 September.


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Family pride as Amber Wilson complete her law degree Flookburgh lass, Amber Wilson, has made everyone incredibly proud as she is the first person in the family to go to university. A former pupil of Flookburgh Primary, Amber then went on to Cartmel Priory before doing A Level Law, English Language and Psychology at Ulverston Victoria High School. She told Grange Now, “I have just completed my MLaw Degree at Northumbria University in Newcastle, this is a four year integrated master’s degree. I have a particular interest in family law and children’s rights and hope to pursue a career in this area in the future. “In my final year I completed a 15,000 word dissertation on the issue of removing children from the jurisdiction. The most enjoyable part of my course has been working in the University Student Law Office (a law clinic offering free advice for members of the public).”

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The bad days The rainy days And of course, every day Despite her success Amber admits that it was tricky to start with, “I was very homesick during my first year but University has been the best experience, and I’ve made friends for life. Despite living in a city (and loving it) for the past four years I would ideally like to live and work in the local area as I love where we live.” Her graduation was attended by her parents, grandparents, sister and niece and she finished by saying, “I feel proud of my achievements but most of all I have loved making my family proud of me.”

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‘It’s not unusual’ for the Grange Now staff to have a night out together but ‘My My My’ what a fine time was had by all at Tom Jones on Cartmel racecourse. Star quality singer Tom remains undiminished as a truly fabulous voice who held 18,000 spectators captivated with a fine performance. Tom accompanied two young Welsh singers on stage, no doubt a fine experience for them to appear alongside one of the greats. The sun shone, the day’s racing had been enjoyed by many and all in all it was a real treat for everyone who attended.

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Looking down the lens of opportunity This year we’re delighted to have Ella Wheatcroft, a Year 10 pupil from Cartmel Priory School, join us for work experience. Grange born and bred, Ella attended Grange Primary and following her final year at Cartmel she hopes to study photography and journalism in sixth form.

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Simon Rogan will be cooking up some mouth watering delights in the food theatre. Organisers are also delighted to welcome, for the first time, Beetham Nurseries. Don’t miss it!


119th annual sheep dog trials at Hill Farm, Ings, near Staveley, 9am3.30pm. Admission £5, children free.

Ella told us, “I haven’t quite decided yet which sixth form college to go to as I want to look into the different courses and see which works best for me. I also need to investigate what A Levels I need to get into my chosen University.” During her time with us Ella took photographs for our Arts pages for articles on Prom Art and an exhibition at Grange Library. “I have always been interested in photography and enjoy taking photographs of the surrounding landscapes. News and current affairs

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THE LAKE DISTRICT FOLK WEEKEND: Friday to Sunday, August 11-13

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have also been of interest as has creative fiction writing.” Ella hopes to do a degree in journalism and photography and certainly the work she has produced for Grange Now shows that she has a natural aptitude for her chosen career.

THE LOWTHER SHOW: Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13 In the picturesque grounds of Lowther Castle: driving trials; Taste of Cumbria & Beer Festival; fishing island; demonstrations; main arena shows. www.lowthershow.co.uk


Cubs earn highest award Mayor, Councillor Peter Endsor, was delighted to be asked to attend the Cubs silver awards ceremony. Peter told Grange Now, “What a fantastic evening. These young cubs worked very hard to achieve this grade which is the highest level before they go into the scouts. Very well done to them all.”

The 114th show takes place, as usual at Rydal Park, about a mile north of Ambleside, and features novice and advanced sheepdog trials, hound, beagle and harrier shows, a gundog demonstration, puppy and open hound trails and (from the humans!) a shepherd’s crooks and sticks competition. £6 adults and £2 children. Parking free. The action starts at 8.30am. www.rydalshow.co.uk


www.lakelandcountryfair.co.uk HAWKSHEAD SHOW: Thursday 22 August

Lots to see and do at this traditional show held at the picturesque working farm of Hawkshead Hall a quarter of a mile from the village. Adults £7, children £3, free parking. www.hawksheadshow.co.uk

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Bookworms can enjoy visiting the second hand book shop when they visit Sizergh, with sales going incredibly well, Sizergh is looking for donations of second hand books for the shop. If you’ve got any

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GRASMERE SPORTS AND SHOW: Sunday 27 August Bank Holiday Sunday of fun and competitive sporting challenges featuring traditional Lakeland contests for children and adults. Show Field, Stock Lane, Grasmere. Gates open 10am. www.grasmeresports.com


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The stereotypical view of a garage is one of greasy overalls and a grease monkey , but the industry is changing. A few years ago, I decided to swap my mechanic’s tools for a business toolbox and adopt a different approach to running my independent garage. It was quite an ambitious project for someone who wasn’t from a typical business background, but it was a worthwhile and successful exercise. As a familyrun garage business, it is up to us to market our business, win more trade and create a name for ourselves as an important part of the local business community.

We believe here at Freelance Mechanics Ltd we are the closest thing to a main dealer without the main dealer prices. We complete a full set of training courses every year to make sure we are on track with modern day cars. We use the latest diagnostic equipment and have access to technical support from the UK and Germany. If we don’t know the answer we will have it within 24hrs. We are the only independent garage in the area to have direct links to the huge German manufacturing company ZF so you can gain on-site support that even main dealers don’t have. We were the first double clutch specialist in the area and the only one to undertake Ford, VAG and Renault Groups.

We also handle commercial contracts and write maintenance contracts for all types of businesses allowing credit terms up 120 days subject to credit checks. On the back of that we also allow spilt payment terms, so for example, if your bill was £200 you would pay 25% when you pick your car up and then 25% for the next 3 months We can deal with all warranty companies for you thus taking the hassle away from you.

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Howson’s Critters Twenty year old Town Councillor, Lyndon Howson, launched his latest business venture on Saturday 15th July, with a family fun day at the Methodist Church in Grange. Lyndon, always full of enthusiasm, called into the Grange Now offices to tell us all about Howsons Critters and he brought his ten week old pet Tanuki (a Japanese Raccoon dog) called Nanook with him. She is absolutely adorable

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and looks a little bit like a baby badger at this stage. Unusual pets is what Lyndon’s business is all about. He hopes to, not only educate, but allow people to interact with exotic pets and, hopefully, dispel a few myths along the way. His ‘Critters’ include: Royal pythons (who love to sunbathe in the back garden!), 2 Hog

I’ve been teaching French to adults in South Lakeland since 2002 and I love it. I believe you learn better in a friendly and relaxed environment. In my classes the emphasis is on communication and spoken French. If you ask my students, they would say they have fun in class (and learn a lot bien sur!). Check out my website please and feel free to ring or email for more information. À bientôt !

Island Boas, a breaded and a desert horned dragon, 2 geckos, stick insects, skinks and a white tree frog and many others. Lydon intends to takes them to schools, care homes, shows, festivals and children’s parties and any other events people would like to book him for. Details of forthcoming events can be found on Lyndon’s website. Lyndon’s business is also unique in that he intends to give half of the money he raises to charity with proceeds from the aforementioned Family Fun Day going to Charity & Co. See Lyndon’s advert on page 20 for details on how to contact him.

Get a woggle on! Cate King wishes to thank all her loyal supporters from her aqua, pilates, circuits and fitness classes as this term draws to a close. The fun and fitness training sessions held at Abbot Hall, Allithwaite Community Centre and Cartmel Priory School have been more than well subscribed since Adult

Education decided to pass them all over to the private sector. With fifteen years experience Cate is once again welcoming men and women of all ages and backgrounds to consider enrolling now for the new term commencing 4th September. She told Grange Now, “I realise Christmas seems a long way off but wouldn’t it be great to

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Harry gets a 2:1 in History in Politics


Last year, Harry Fenton joined Grange Now for a week’s work experience and we carried an article, written by Harry, about how having Autism has affected his life. Harry wrote of his early years: “Autism is a lifelong developmental disability affecting how people communicate and I’ve gone from a 3 year old boy who couldn’t even speak to graduating from Uni with a 2:1 in History and Politics. When I was diagnosed my family did a lot of fundraising to give me access to a specialist teaching programme known as the LOVASS model of applied behavioural analysis. This involved a high level of intervention and involved breaking down into manageable pieces and then building upon those skills. I responded to the programme very quickly and any doubts people had about its effectiveness were gone. When I started school a year later, I was always with one of my home tutors who carried out the programme and helped me at school. At first, I was home taught half the time and the programme was so successful when I was in Year 4, I could manage school full time and came out of primary school with very good grades. However, I had no social skills so I only made a couple of friends largely because of my autism setting me apart from everyone else. It was a very small school so there wasn’t that many people to choose from to spend time with and there wasn’t anyone remotely like myself .” Fast forward to 2017, and Harry has been in touch to say he’s gone to work for Lloyd BMW Blackpool’s service department on a full time basis in a customer retention role. Harry worked for the company during school breaks and he told us, “I decided to go back there because I was familiar with the dealership, I’ve formed really positive relationships with my colleagues and managers who have been extremely supportive and friendly and there is a lot of variety in the work I’ve done there. Most importantly, it’s a place where I genuinely feel valued both as an employee and as a human being which is something that keeps me going!” You can read Harry’s blogs at: harrysecolivingpage.blogspot.co.uk

MAIN: Prom attendees at the Netherwood Hotel LEFT TOP: Jess Walmsley Deputy Head Girl, and Amy Shepherd, Head Girl. LEFT BOTTOM: Joe Akrigg, Jack Mallinson, Deputy Head Boy, and Joe Rawcliffe, Head Boy.

New CEO appointed Holker Following the departure of Duncan peake, Holker Group have appointed Allen Gibb as the new Chief Executive Officer. Mr Gibb, whose previous role was that of Group Finance Director, has worked for Holker since 2011. The appointment follows a rigorous and competitive recruitment process. Announcing the appointment, Lucy

Cavendish, Chairman of the Holker Group commented “Over the last five years Allen has developed and led the strongest finance team the business has ever known. On these firm foundations he is perfectly positioned to lead the continued growth of the Group. Allen’s commitment reflects my confidence in the exciting future of our business in the

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Excited children welcomed Neil Jurd to Grange CE School to say a huge thank you for the generous donation towards adventurous and expressive arts activities. This year, the charity that was set up by Neil in memory of his wife Michelle, has been able to give £2,000 to the school. Over the past 6 years young people from Grange have had the chance to canoe, climb, experience high ropes, open water swimming, orienteering and many other activities as well as taking part in theatre performances, trying wood carving and felt making all thanks to the hard work of the trustees, committee and other volunteers who arrange and attend the fundraising events. The trust also donates the money raised to military charities in the UK and other local schools.

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As the main summer season approaches hopefully we will have a sunny August. I hope to see you all on the Grange Playing Fields on Sunday 13th August when I will be helping out yet again with the Dales and Lakes Historic Vehicle Show. This

Grange School benefit from the Michelle Jurd Memorial Trust

Children pictured are part of the School Council, Pupil Parliament and Eco Groups. Y6 pupils particularly enjoyed sharing their most memorable moment with Neil when they spoke to him at the end of the special assembly. During

the assembly the Y2 and Y3 children performed a medley of songs including ‘True Colours’ and ‘Can’t stop the feeling’, both very appropriate as the children all feel that the charity has given them a chance to shine!

is the show’s 21st year which was instigated with the help of our renowned late Town Clerk Frank Brooks.

neighbourliness by not parking on pavements or blocking off residents drives.

I have been approached again by residents complaining about the parking of vehicles in the Kents Bank area when the cross bay walks take place. I have asked County Officers to look at the problem but I must ask everyone that does park there please observe good

We are now in the period of full summer so please be aware of not leaving your dog or any animal unattended in your car as this can cause major distress to your pet or even worse in very hot weather. Enjoy your holidays Kindest regards Bill Wearing Conservative County Councillor Grange Division

Soroptimists help to flush away poverty More than a third of the people on the planet, that’s 2.4 billion people, don’t have somewhere safe, clean and hygienic to go to the loo. Soroptimist Alison Hinds spearheaded a campaign to ‘twin’ the toilets on our promenade with a secondary school in Pakistan. She sought permission from Grange Town council and devised a quiz sheet to

raise the funds for the Toilet Twinning Scheme. As a result, a toilet block was built in the school, and in Grange a framed certificate has been placed in each toilet with a plaque outside - evidence of how Soroptimists have helped to improve the lives and health of schoolchildren by providing adequate sanitation facilities, particularly important for the

girls who often miss school during menstruation when there are no private toilets to use.

Tim’s Column It has been a busy month and I am really pleased that my plans to spend more time at home in Cumbria seem to be working out. Although I will be honest with you and say I am rather looking forward to the beginning of the Parliamentary recess and getting off on holiday for a few days with Rosie and the children. I have been spending a lot of time discussing issues with the tourism industry. Clearly the award of World Heritage Status by Unesco to the Lake District National Park is a major opportunity to bring more visitors to our area, particularly from around the world. But I know people worry that with this award will come all sorts of constraints on what they will be able to do if they live inside the park boundary. We are far from the first to gain this status in this country, there are over 30 sites in the UK now and I’m not really aware of any who regret applying. To be frank I feel that us not having the status would have been a bit of an insult and resulted in people wondering why? But clearly we need to keep a close watch on what it brings and ensure that it is a positive thing. Finally, we are running our 13th Annual Summer Tour around the constituency in August. We get to Grange at 12.00pm on the 29th August and then spend the afternoon touring round Allithwaite, Flookburgh, Cark and Cartmel. No one gets turned away and I want to know what as many people think as possible. In the meantime if you need to get in touch the email address is tim@timfarron. co.uk and the phone number is 01539 723 403. Thanks for your support Tim


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A Monet or Matisse in the Making A group of local artists from Cartmel Art Society enjoy a session ‘En Plein Air’ to prepare for their forthcoming exhibition next month. Setting up their easels, members look to fine tune their work by setting up a studio at Yewbarrow House and Gardens. Set in four acres, these beautiful gardens offer a superb opportunity to paint or sketch exotic flowers, sculptures, an orangery, all against the glorious backdrop of Morecambe Bay. An early morning start left them wondering if we needed our sun hats, umbrellas or fleeces. Together with easels, paints, pastels, and other art materials they arrived laden and eager for our outdoor adventure. Whatever the weather working outdoors gives their artists more challenges than usual. A spokesperson told Grange Now, “As a group our aim is

to promote an interest in the arts, whether traditional or modern, and to encourage members of all ages to develop their skill and creativity. Cartmel Art Society meet approximately twice a month at Cartmel Village Hall. A calendar of workshops, running throughout the year, have inspired members to try out new techniques. This year we have enjoyed demonstrations by guest artists such as Jeanette Phillips and Peter Slater. Our artist-led workshops offer a chance to work in small groups in a relaxed and mutually supportive environment. Our ongoing programme of workshops for 2017/2018 offers us new guest artists plus returning favourites such as Francis Winder and our own Valerie Wood.” Ready to see the fruits of their labours? A chance to see their work and perhaps purchase an affordable future

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Monet or Matisse. The ever popular Cartmel Art Society 51st art exhibition starts on Wednesday 9th August until Sunday 13th August at Cartmel Village Hall. Everyone welcome from 10am until 5pm. Entrance £1 to include tea and biscuits. We have access for wheelchairs.

The search is on for Grange Drama As has been reported previously, Grange Drama are in their 70th year and to celebrate they are they looking for new information and photographs to archive.

The next concert in the 2017 season of the Grange-over-Sands and District Concert club will be Michael Petrov on cello and Alexander Ullman on piano. They will delight the audience with Prokofiev’s Cello Sonata in C, Op 119, Schumann’s Drei Fantasiestucke, and Chopin’s Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65. Over the last 2 years Michael Petrov has appeared as a soloist with most British orchestras and at 18 major concert halls throughout Europe. He was nominated by the Barbican as ECHO Rising Star. Recently he made his debut at New York’s Carnegie Hall.

Alexander Ullman is now the Benjamin Britten Piano Fellow at the Royal College of Music. In 2011 he won the Liszt Competition in Budapest. He has also given recitals throughout Europe, the USA and Canada. Admission to hear these very talented international musicians is £12 at the door, free for young people.


A quick glance under ‘shows’ on their website shows where there are one or two missing links. Grange Drama told Grange Now, “Whilst early cast pictures do turn up, it is the persons responsible for bringing a play to the stage who remain the most elusive, namely, the director. The search is on for photographs of George Atkinson, Joyce Caley, Jackie Hadwin, Isobel Keighley, Nora Starzinska and George Webster, all of whom played a major role in the earlier years. If these can be found in time for our September Anniversary Exhibition, to be staged in Grange Library, that would be a real bonus.”

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Play readings continue with ‘The Last Confession’, a gripping thriller about a little known Cardinal from Venice, at 7.30pm on Wednesday 16 August in Grange Institute. This debut play, written by New York lawyer Roger Crane, originally starred David Suchet as Cardinal Benelli of Florence and requires a large number of male readers to give credence to this script and help uncover the bitter rivalries and political manoeuvrings within the plot. If anyone has seen the original West End production why not go along and tell them about it. Welcoming enthusiasts from other drama groups to join in monthly play readings is all part of AmDram so whichever group you belong to go why not join them just for the fun. They tell me the kettle is always on.


Last night of the Proms with Flookburgh Band On Saturday 12th August, Flookburgh Band are holding their hugely popular ‘Last night of the Proms’ concert in Victoria Hall, Grange, and they are delighted to confirm that joining them this year is guest singer, Sue Harrison. The flag waving and the singing starts at 7.30pm and early booking is strongly recommended. Tickets are £10 and Charity and Co will be selling refreshments. Tickets are available from Grange TIC, Cockles in Flookburgh or by phoning 015395 58650.

The Textile Landscape The work of textile artist, Penny Hillier- Evans’ is currently on show in Grange library and can be viewed up until 12th August. During the exhibition period there will be two opportunities to see Penny demonstrate how she creates her beautiful artwork. The first is on 9th August between 2 - 4pm and then again on 12th August between 10am - 12 noon. Penny can be contacted at her studio in Grange on 015395 33968.

Prom Art On Sunday 16th July, Prom Art held an extra exhibition in addition to their usual end of month event. This proved to be very successful and well attended. A beautiful sunny day, there were a wide range of crafts on display, and in particular, a unique display of pyrography which is the art of burning an image into wood to create unusual artwork. The next event will take place on Sunday 30th July, and is well worth a visit.

Photographs and text by Ella Wheatcroft

And all that jazz… On Thursday 24th August, Ulverston Jazz Appreciation Society’s programme includes: Jazz Train: The powerful rhythms, and echoes of faraway places, of the steam locomotive have always fired the imagination of jazz musicians.

Jazz Sketches of Naples: The colourful nature of jazz has always appealed to Italians – and here’s a musical postcard from Napoli. The club’s AGM will follow. Always welcoming jazz ancients and newcomers alike, the Society meets monthly at Bardsea’s Malt Kiln Village Hall,just along the coast road from downtown Ulverston., where it presents recordings to please every jazz taste, along with knowledgeable commentary, on high quality audio equipment.

The music begins at 7pm, and tasty refreshments are included in the modest charge of £2. More information from Roy Booth at 01524 853335, or visit the club’s website at www.ulverstonjazz.co.uk.


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THE OLD VICARAGE NEWSLETTER Allithwaite, Grange-over-Sands

Welcome to our Spring Newsletter - we’ve had an exciting few months with lots of new activities and events April

Rachel Mercer returned at the start of the month to give a stunning concert that the residents thoroughly enjoyed. Spring made our gardens bloom and we filled The Old Vicarage with flowers including an amazing daffodil display and flower oasis created by the residents for Easter. The residents put up flags and bunting for St. George’s Day and we had a traditional St. George’s Day Meal including a delicious Victoria Sandwich. We celebrated Easter with eggs for staff and residents, as well as an Easter Meal.

We baked cupcakes as part of our Easter celebrations and the residents reminisced whilst eating traditional sweets brought in by the staff.


We started the month with a visit from Mollie & Gilbert, 2 baby lambs from Low Bankside Farm, brought by Martin Fishwick. Our residents loved stroking the lambs – sadly we couldn’t keep them! We took advantage of the good weather with outings to Holker Hall and Grange cafes. We have decided to make our garden a bird sanctuary, so with the advice of Watchers bird food shop, we have put up a range of feeders – the results were almost instant. We look forward to bird watching throughout the year. Our residents made some ornate butterfly decoupage, which looked stunning and we have used them to decorate The Old Vicarage.

Kamal with Molly the Lamb

Rachel Mercer making some lyrical sounds

We ended the month with a visit from Bon Marche who brought a wide range of clothes and our residents enjoyed selecting summer wear.

The month ended with a visit by Active Minds Remiscence, who sang songs, told jokes and made our residents laugh. We were also visited by a traditional choir singing hymns from Taize.

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In another first for us, we hired an incubator and hatched some chicken eggs. We enjoyed watching them grow and we invited 2 classes from Allithwaite School to come and look at them. After 10 days the chicks returned to the farm they came from. Next time we hope to have ducks. David Dale came on the Summer Solstice to sing, tell folktales and read poems to our residents. We invited Furness Clogg Dancers to come and visit and they put on a barnstorming concert for us.

On a glorious summer evening we went to Allithwaite Church Barbecue and had all the hot dogs and burgers we could eat before we sat back with a glass of wine to relax.

The chicks planning a great escape

We did some outdoor gardening and potted a huge range of plants - they looked great alongside our sunflowers. We took advantage of the sunny weather with lots of games in the garden as well as having our weekly choir sessions in the sun - followed by ice creams and ice lollies, of course.



Tue 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 - Cartmel Health Walks from Cartmel Racecourse grandstand entrance at 11am. Contact Ewen Cameron on 07929 833528 for information. Tue 1st, 8th, 15th. 22nd and 29th August Gentle Seated Exercise Class for the over 50s at the United Reform Church Hall, Grange from 2- 3pm. Come along and try this fun exercise class to help improve your balance and mobility. £2.50 per session. Contact Age UK on 01539 728118 for more information. Thur 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 - Grange Health Walks from Grange Age UK superstore rear car park at 11am. Contact Ewen Cameron on 07929 833528 for information. Fri 4th/11th/18th/25th - 9.30am - 11.30am. W.I.Hall Orchard Road Arnside LA5 ODP. Local

VICTORIA HALL Wed 2 Natural Voice Singing Workshop 1.30pm. Fri 4 Grange Concert Club: Cello & Piano 8pm

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Saturday 12th August 10am - 12 noon Newton & Field Broughton WI are holding a coffee morning to raise money for Hospice at Home Nurses. Lindale Village Hall. £2 entry includes refreshments. 015395 32168

home baking and seasonal preserves. Fresh eggs and fresh fish. Hand made chocolates. Home grown fruit and vegetables. Plants. Local hand made crafts and gifts. Watercolours. Free entry. Refreshments available. All welcome. Wed 2nd - Cartmel Show Fri 4th - Grange Concert Club present Michael Petrov (cello) and Alexander Ullman (piano). Victoria Hall at 8pm. See Arts pages for full info. Sat 5th - Peter Pan Outdoor production from Chapterhouse Theatre Company. Gates open 4pm and show starts at 6pm. Tickets: in person at the Courtyard Cafe or online at holkercourtyard. co.uk

Sat 5 “Make a Wish” Charity Auction 7pm

Sun 6th - Foodbank Collection. Father Magner Room, St Charles Church, Kents Bank Road. Grange.

Mon 7 – Thurs 10 3P’s Photographic Exhibition 10am – 4pm

Mon 7th/14th/21st - Men’s Over 50s Walking Football at Cartmel Priory School from 7- 8pm on the school field. £2 per session. Contact Age UK on 01539 728118 for more information.

Sun 6 Come Dancing with Grahame & Bernice Baldwin 7.30pm

Fri 11 3P’s Photographic Exhibition 10am – 1pm

Sat 12 Flookburgh Band Last Night at the Proms 7.30pm

Mon 14 Town Council Meeting 7pm Tues 15 U3A meeting 10.15am

Thurs 17 VHSG Bingo Night 7pm

Wed 23 Blood Donor Sessions 2-4pm & 5.30-7.30pm Fri 25 Social Dancing (not sequence) 7.30pm

Dance Lessons with James Reeder 7pm: Weds in August: 2, 16 & 30 only Nat West Bank – Drop-in Sessions

Thursday afternoons 8, 22 & 29. 1 – 4pm VHSG event

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Thursday 17th August 7 - 9pm. £1 entry In aid of Victoria Hall

Wed 9th - Sun 13th - Cartmel Art Society Annual Exhibition. Cartmel Village Hall. 10am until 5pm. Entrance £1 to include tea and biscuits. Access for wheelchairs. Wonderful artwork to view and purchase. Mon 14th - Grange Probus meeting at 10.30am at Netherwood Hotel. David Tomlinson will talk on “Staff of Life” and give bread making demo. Visitors welcome. Contact Sean Jameson 015395 32105 Wed 16th - Grange Drama play reading: The Last Confession. Grange Institute, Main Street, Grange at 7.30 pm. Definitely a large number of male readers would give credence to this script so why not go along. There’s always a welcome smile and cup of tea. Sat 19th - NSPCC afternoon tea party entitled “The Flower Show”

Mon 21st - Cartmel and District Flower Club at 2pm at Cartmel village hall. Groocock Cup Competition. Contact Dianne Cameron 015395 32319 Wed 23rd - Ballroom Dancing with Emma Wattam I.D.T.A. Refresher session for all dancers 7 - 9pm. Allithwaite Community Centre. Coming in September: New beginner class 6 - 7pm All enquiries 07399 096547. Thur 24th - Ulverston Jazz Appreciation Society. Jazz Train followed by Jazz Sketches of Naples. AGM will follow. Bardsea’s Malt Kiln Village Hall. The music begins at 7pm, and tasty refreshments are included in the modest charge of £2. (more info on Arts Pages). Thur 24 August – Grange WI. RC Church Meeting Room, 7.30 pm My Harry King – my career with Border TV and Radio Cumbria. Contact Margaret on 36735 for more details Sun 27th - PROM ART 6080 Exhibitors selling their own Artwork, Photography and Craftwork along the promenade at Grange-over-sands. 10am - 4pm. It’s Free.



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On 5 July, nine Grange Ramblers and one dog set off from Loftus Hill car park in Sedbergh to climb Winder Fell. The weather was ideal with a blustery wind keeping us cool on the steady ascent. A ‘banana’ break was taken near the summit before finishing the ascent to the Trig Point for spectacular views of the surrounding Fells. Lunch was at the end of the steep descent alongside Settlebeck Gill and then onto visit the site of a Norman castle before returning to the Fell and a visit to Lockbank Farm for a well earned ice cream. Good exercise, spectacular views and ice cream to finish - a perfect day!

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A Chocolate bar to really sink your teeth into Anne and Louise are thrilled to finally open their chocolate bar in Grange. In 2016, kitchens were created in the vast cellars allowing them to create Choco-Loris’ chocolate bar in the original kitchen adjacent to the shop. Offering a full menu of breakfast and brunch alternatives this is a unique experience with something for everyone. The ideal meeting place to relax and enjoy a few chocolates with a tea, coffee glass of prosecco or even a chocolate cocktail.

It is often said that people fail to appreciate what’s on their doorstep, but when it’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it should not be overlooked. So we say make the most of August at home in the Lakes, whether it be canoeing on Lake Windermere, taking part in a guided walk, enjoying an outdoor concert or visiting one of the many country shows, farmers markets and food festivals. Wherever you go and whatever you do, picnics are the perfect way to celebrate being out and about in the Lakeland countryside. And what says ‘picnic’ better than a Higginsons hand-made Pork Pies, slices of roast ham with a crusty baguette and a tasty relish? Not to mention a freshly baked Scone or Eccles Cake

It is not often you hear positive comments on the Cumbrian weather, but there are some perks and one of them is successful cheese making. Here at Low Sizergh, our cows enjoy a seasonal grass diet. During winter, the herd eats silage made from the previous summer’s grass and because we have a wet climate it is often cut later than is usual. This mature grass contains more fibre, which boosts the butterfat content of the herd’s milk and makes it excellent for cheese.

Anne, Louise and Chris would like to thank all their customers for their support and look forward to seeing them enjoy their new chocolate bar.

AUGUST... is for getting out and about! We don’t get the longest or sunniest summers up here in Cumbria but when we do get a spell of good weather, we should be making the most of it and ‘getting out and about’ in this beautiful part of the world.

Cheese & Bacon Scones

to complete the feast! You will find all this and more in our Deli Picnic Packs – priced at only £20, these carry-away, two-course gourmet picnics feed four people. The Picnic Packs are PRE-ORDER ONLY, so call 015395 34367 to orders yours today!

We were recently asked to provide our Kendal Creamy cheese for a chef demo at Countryfile Live, where produce from National Trust tenant farms is being showcased. We’re not sure what their recipe is going to be but here’s one that shows the cheese off perfectly: Ingredients

100g Winter Tarn butter, plus extra for greasing 10 rashers Higginson’s streaky bacon 275g self-raising flour ½ tsp baking powder 150ml LS raw milk

50ml vegetable oil 1 LS free range egg 150g Kendal Creamy cheese (grated) 1 tsp sea salt Handful snipped chives

Method Heat your oven to 200°C and grease a muffin tin. Fry the bacon for 5 mins until golden. Let it cool, then chop into chunks and set aside. Combine the flour, baking powder and sea salt in a bowl. Using your fingers, mix in the butter until it resembles breadcrumbs.

In a small bowl, whisk together the milk, oil and egg. Tip into the dry mixture and gently mix until the flour is mostly moistened (lumps will remain). Stir in the bacon, chives and cheese, then spoon into the tin. Bake for 20 mins or until the tops are golden brown. Serve warm.

DON’T MISS: Cartmel Show on Wednesday 2ND August. FIND US IN THE FOOD HALL…with a range of great value Show Offers plus some rather special seasonal delicacies! This local Show is a great family day out, with agricultural classes, displays and a Food Theatre with live demonstrations. COMING UP: National Burger Day takes place on Thursday 24th August… we will have some great offers on our tasty handmade burgers! Why not get stocked up with all the extras: smoked bacon, tasty relish, beef tomatoes and cheese and have a ‘Build your own Burger’ evening?


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St Mary’s


Lifting the Veil on Boarbank

July has been a rather ‘different’ month at St Mary’s, beginning with an interactive service of outdoor worship focussing on ‘Creation’, held in bright sunshine in the grounds of Abbot Hall Hotel and followed by a BBQ. The following day various outdoor activities around Allithwaite replaced the normal Sunday service finishing with a Jacob’s Join picnic lunch at church. Another picnic in the middle of the month following the morning service gave an opportunity to enjoy the Open Garden at the home of one of our members and also to get to know our new Mission Partners, the Marshall family, who are working with refugees in Malta and currently visiting their supporting churches in the

UK. On the last Sunday of the month we are looking forward to another service of outdoor worship – this time with our friends at St John’s Church in Flookburgh. During the month, we hosted a Wine and Cheese evening at which Rev Rach gave a

Grange Methodist

St Charles and St Cuthberts

Methodist Ministers are called to circuits, not just to churches. With this in mind, members of the South Lakeland Circuit travelled by coach to Shirley Methodist Church, Birmingham on Sunday 25th June for a very special event. The Minister, Rev Jo Rand, from Grange was to be ordained, during the Annual Methodist Conference.

It was a very happy occasion, but also a reverent and challenging one, as the congregation are asked to support and uphold the ministers in their work. The candidates, too, are ‘deemed to be worthy to be ordained’ and as Jo returns to work in Grange and the surrounding areas, we are happy to have her here, doing the work she is called to do.

The work of uniting the URC and Methodist churches in Grange is progressing, and both congregations held consultation meetings during the past week. Lots of decisions will have to be made, and these will affect the future work of the churches in this area.

All welcome The Church meets every first and third Sunday each month at 10.30am. at Grange Primary School. For other meeting locations please call 015395 83455 or visit www.hopechurchgrange.org.uk

Grange Primary School

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presentation about her recent visit to Zululand with a group from the Carlisle Diocese, where they visited and took part in school assemblies and church services in a diocese which has links with ours – see photo of one of the school visits!

Grange is a very busy place. Grange may be a place of retirement, but it is a busy place where things happen with courtesy.

The streets are busy. I arrived at Grange in early February. The first thing I noticed was that many cars seem to jostle for too few parking places; and some of those that do park seem to end up in a somewhat unusual angle.

The social side is very active. There are many interest and support groups. People join them in good numbers. There is also the hidden networking that is taking place. As a clergyman, I have always been privileged to see this hidden work of kindness that is done by people for



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a neighbour. It is clearly evident in Grange.

But in all this activity people have time for others. I noticed the consideration of people towards each other. On one busy occasion in church, I wondered how the frail would get out of the cars on our crowded road. I was told that in Grange, you stop in the road to offload people. The other cars wait. It is that sort of place.

So I conclude that Grange is a community of considerate people, who are active in networking and building up social connection, in the midst of (occasional) parking mayhem. Fr. Philip Smith

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By Matron Blue skies and hot sunny afternoons, exactly how summer is meant to be. Our patients have been enjoying the sunshine on our terrace with far reaching views to the forest of Bowland, and beyond. The gardeners have been busy too, a glut of delicious tomatoes this year: cant wait to taste the chutney. But to more serious matters; did you know that we, the Nursing Home, are a registered charity? We are starting our own fundraising committee who have some wonderful ideas about raising much needed funds. If you have any ideas, would like to help or have something to donate to our Grand Raffle then get in touch. You can ring me, email me or better still, pop in and see me for tea, cake and a chat. Watch this space for news of our fundraising events, I’m sure, knowing my staff, that they will be super exciting. Telephone: 015395 32288 manager@boarbankhall.org.uk


We have now had two full months of joint worship on Sunday mornings with our Methodist friends.

It has been a most rewarding time for us all, particularly finding how inspirational it can be to have a sizeable congregation every week. We have had our consultations, both within the congregations and amongst those who use our halls, which will inform the first suggestions with regard to building use in the future. Any organisation which has not completed their survey can still return their reply.

On July 8th five members of the URC congregation went to the ‘Big Day Out’ at Southport, where we heard some inspirational speakers and met friends old and new. The monthly walks continue, with this month’s being on 10th August to Rusland Pool.


Thoughts in Retirement Initially, Mass had been celebrated by visiting Priests at the house of Mr Westwood, a parishioner. However, on 22nd August 1882 Father John Bilsborrow arrived in Grange over Sands and it is from that date that the Mission is dated. For 18 months Father Bilsborrow celebrated Mass in the dining room of the house of Captain John Sutcliffe-Witham at Kents Ford. Grange was fortunate in having a very generous benefactor in the Captain. He had agreed to purchase Kent’s Ford on the understanding that a parish was to be established and it was here that Father Bilsborrow lived when he arrived in Grange. In addition to providing accommodation and facilities for Mass Captain Sutcliffe also provided an income for the Parish Priest of £100 per annum for five years. Great comfort indeed!

On 29th May 1883, the foundation stone of the Church of St. Charles Borromeo was laid and from that day until post Easter 2017 the Catholic community of Grange, Flookburgh and Districts has been privileged to celebrate daily the supreme gift of the Eucharist (Holy Mass), the source and the summit of the liturgy and the Catholic faith. Today, Pentecost 2017, this is no longer the case. In the not too distant future, St Charles will be linked with Christ the King, milnthorpe and Our Lady of Lourdes, Arnside. One Priest, Father Philip Smith, now responsible for three parishes. Many see this as a disaster; what has happened they ask? To suggest reasons for this is a story in itself but the growth of secularism, materialism, decline in faith practice in families, the abuse scandal in the Church, relativism etc are a few possibilities to look at! Personally, yes, it is unfortunate but I do not see it as a disaster but rather as an opportunity to explore the need for a real faith

explosion, ie to seriously pray and work for a true Pentecost experience to enable the laity to see the significance and importance of their baptism by which they become aware of their part in the Body of Christ, the Church. That, together with and NOT apart from the ordained ministry (Bishops, Priests, deacons) they form ‘the Church’ working for the proclamation of God’s Kingdom. To me, this is an opportunity for growth rather than a disaster. An opportunity for opening up the Church in her liturgical life. In no way would I, or do I, decry or underplay the importance of the Sacrifice of Mass, it is the source and the summit, men and women have died to preserve this gift but what I say is that there are so many other ways of giving glory to and praising God without the need of an ordained minister. Jesus comes to us in word and sacrament. An extended Morning Prayer, the Prayer of the Church where the psalms used by Jesus and the Apostles can be and are recited daily throughout the world. Exposition of the Blessed

Sacrament, a time for silent reflection, A Prayer Group where God is praised in, word and song, small groups to share and learn about the word of God in the scriptures, DVD’s to learn more about one’s faith, Stations of the Cross during Lent and the Good Friday afternoon service, the Rosary. None of these need an ordained minister for them to take place. But the Catholic community for years has been used to ‘Father’ seeing to everything ‘churchy’. The Priest is ordained and trained to administer and teach the sacraments, to recognise and care for the sick, the homeless, the lonely etc. In this latter part he should work alongside the laity not separate from them. No, Today is the time for growth. As Cardinal Newman said: “To grow is to change and to become perfect is to change often.” This is the day made by the Lord. Let us pray we do not miss the opportunity. Fr. Parker (now retired) PS If you want to borrow money ask a pessimist, he won’t expect to get it back!




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It was great to see all the children cheering on their house teams and the older children supporting the younger ones. Friends of Lindale, our PTA, served cream teas to the parents and grandparents to raise money for their funds to support school. Our Year 6 celebrated their end of primary school with excellent SATS results to add to their many achievements across the curriculum. They finished

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We hope to have some fun races and a teddybears’ picnic before the end of term.. We wish our older ones well as they move on to Nursery and look forward to welcoming our new little ones to join the fun in September. We are extremely grateful to all individuals who have supported our Charity 517938 throughout the year giving time, money, books, toys,

off the year with a trip to London which included visiting the Tower of London and the Tate Modern. We also held our Leavers celebration and service where the children showed power points of their time at Lindale School. Over the summer we will be preparing to welcome new starters in Reception in September and also new Nursery children who may wish to take advantage of free 30 hours if parents meet certain criteria. Our photo shows Year 6 at the Tate Modern in London.

cakes etc. to help us with our running costs and to the following organisations: Charity and Co.; Grange Youth Theatre; Grange and District Lions; Alan Postlethwaite Ltd.; Furness 150 Community Giveaway and Co op Community Fund for help with specific items. Our next fundraiser is a refreshment stall at the Historic Vehicle Rally on Sunday 13th August, where all donations of cakes and help will be appreciated. You can also help us throughout the year by choosing Grange Preschool when you register your co op membership card and if you shop online, logging into the easyfundraising site and choosing to support Grange Preschool.


This year, the children have excelled at sporting events: Year 5/6 boys won the Cluster Football festival. Year 5/6 team won the Quick Sticks Hockey Competition and the Mini Tennis Festival. Year 6 boys won the Grange Lions Football Competition with Year 6 girls as runners up. In the Cumbria Cricket small schools competition, the Year 6 team won and progressed to the county finals in Keswick. Gymnasts from Key Steps 1 and 2 also qualified for the next round. We have celebrated achievements in the art world also this year. Emma Rouen, was the Junior Winner of the Rotary Club’s Young Photographer Competition. Annabel Holcroft was the overall winner of the World Heritage Schools Pack Competition, organised by the Lake District National Park, to

Cartmel Primary

Acorn Montessori The end of the Summer Term marks the conclusion of our first year in our new location at Cartmel Primary.

Annabel wins a class trip to Brockhole capture what is wonderful and special about the Lake District. Annabel has won a whole class trip to Brockhole, including transport, along with a voucher towards a video camera for school. She also won herself a Herdy sheep, tote bag and certificate.

All the hard work from our Year 6 children certainly paid off with a great set of SATS results. They approached the week with great maturity and are now looking forward to setting off to secondary school. We wish them all well for the future at Cartmel Priory School.

Cartmel Priory School Teamwork and commitment were at the fore as the CPS U13 team won the South Lakes Netball Tournament recently.

Further plans are being made to put up a canopy in the courtyard area and construct a shelter to facilitate an outdoor classroom. It has been a fantastic first year in Cartmel, and we are looking forward to the future.

Lucy G, Jess L, Alicia C, Jodie R, Lisa B, Kerensa W, Isabel W and Rebecca M won the final 8-5 against Windermere School.Leonie P, Kayla P, Amy-Jo S and Faye H have also been key members of the netball team this year. A record number of students qualified for the County Cross Country finals this year, with Rosie W, Warren F, Lisa B, Will D, George A and Izobel J all being selected to compete.

A number of students have also been selected for the District Athletics Team (James B long jump/200m; Lisa B 100m/200m/ long jump/relay; Moses H triple jump/relay; Lukasz G long jump; Keegan S 300m; George A 800m). James B and Lisa B also gained their County Vests, competing for Cumbria at the County Championships in June. Students also performed superbly in the Cumbria Schools Orienteering Championships.CPS coming

The children have enjoyed their new light airy classroom and a number of joint activities with the children from the Primary School. The children love the new outdoor space especially playing in the large sandpit, full sized rowing boat, mud kitchen and using the new safety surface for building and constructing. They have also been growing a variety of plants, and harvesting and tasting their own produce.

third overall (Philippa B 3rd, Mikey R 4th, Ella W 8th, Holly B 10th, Will D 4th, Corey B 10th, Brodie K 11th, Toby W 6th, Matthew B 8th, Harvey H 10th, Andrew B 5th, Ethan W-P 11th, Caitlin M 5th, Holly B-B 6th).Philippa achieved a bronze medal in the W10 category.

The Year 8 geography fieldtrip to Hampsfell took place in June. The whole year group jogged to the top and then undertook fieldwork tasks

examining and collecting data on the Limestone Pavement close to the Hospice. Some excellent field sketches, photographs and data were recorded.

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SOCIETY ROUND-UP Grange Garden Society

On 10th June, members braved the weather to man the Society stall at the Edwardian Festival and thank you for your support. On the 16th, Tom Attwood, of Abi & Tom’s Garden, Witherslack, spoke to the Society about ‘Re-Interpreting the Herbaceous Border’.Illustrated with inspirational slides from many beautiful gardens, the Herbaceous Border was shown to be interpreted in many different ways. Traditional formal planting was the most popular with gardeners and the public at large but newer informal, less structured planting was gaining popularity, using grasses and varying levels of growth and size of plants in unconventional ways. Members were given many new alternatives and planting ideas for upgrading their borders and left the meeting with much to ponder. After a visit to Dutton Hall, Ribchester on 7th July the members look forward to talks on 21st July ‘Wild Orchids’ and on 18th August ‘Meconopsis’. A visit to Yorkshire Gardens is planned for 1st September, travelling by coach. Meetings are in the URC Hall Kents Bank Road at 7.30 Visitors are welcome.

St Mary’s Hospice Friendship & Support Group

The group meet every Friday 2- 4pm in the Father Magner Room, St Charles Church, Kents Bank Road, in Grange. Do you or a family member/friend suffer from cancer or a life-shortening illness? Are you caring for someone or are you recently bereaved? St Mary’s Hospice Friendship and Support Group is here for you. Please drop in for a friendly chat, to make new friends, and/or just to enjoy time together. All are welcome. For more information contact Marie on 33279.

Grange and District U3A

After our summer event at the Cumbria Grand in July we return to the Victoria Hall on the morning of 15th August when we are delighted to welcome distinguished and local photographer Val Corbett. Under the title “My life as a freelance photographer” Val will provide an overview of her photography and her specialism of Lake District landscapes and gardens. Outdoor activities have featured a good deal whatever the weather. The Local Explorers had a ‘Blue Badge’ guided walk in Kirkby Lonsdale whilst the Geology and Landscape Group studied drumlins near Gleaston. The Environment Awareness Group’s second away trip was to the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology at Lancaster University. The group heard about research work on land use and

Please remember: our limit for society reports is 200 words, to ensure everyone gets in. environmental change including the recent publication on the severe impact of pesticides on bees. Our publicity/outreach group has two events planned for September; an exhibition at Grange Library from 16th to 23rd and a “drop in” session at Abbot Hall Hotel on 27th. More details of U3A’s many activities and groups can be found on the Grange and District U3A website at www.u3asites. org.uk/grange, at Grange Library and on posters around the town.

Grange over Sands Golf Club

The Captains’ Days have taken place with the winner of the Lady Captain’s Day was Margaret Calvert with 36 stableford points and Margaret King scoring the best gross of 87. The Gent’s Captains Day was won by John Fishwick with 41 stableford points and the best gross went to Jordan Harrison with 70. The Gent’s Club Champion is Jordan Harrison 68+69 = 137 The overall winners of the Alan Wilson competition were Jordan Harrison 65 + 67 = 132 with Jenna Wearing having the best ladies score of 74 + 74 = 148. Harry Horridge was one of 14 qualifiers at the north regional final of Bridgestone ‘Chase Your Dream’ Trophy, played at Fulwood Golf Club on Sunday 10th June and gained a place at the national final taking place at Woodhall Spa Golf Club in August. The winner will be England’s champion male handicap golfer of the year. In addition, the top nine players will play in the pro-am at the Bridgestone Challenge in September 2017.The winning team there will play in the pro-am at the British Masters supported by Sky Sports at Close House Golf Club, Northumberland, in September 2017. Well done to all the winners this month.

Lower Holker W.I.

Food was the theme for the July meeting, when three carloads of us set out for the ‘Hawkshead Relish’ factory. We were first treated to drinks and many samples, whilst hearing about the past, present and future of this Company. We then had an interesting tour of the factory. We then moved on to the shop in Hawkshead which is only a mile away, and were tempted by more samples to buy from the vast range of jams, chutneys and sauces which are all made at the factory. Most of us had ideas for presents including Christmas. Much was discussed over the excellent lunch which we then enjoyed at the ‘King’s Arms’ just across the square: The earlier sampling had clearly not spoiled our appetites, and the kind weather even allowed some to eat outside. Our September meeting (at Flookburgh Village Hall) is on Wednesday 6th. 1.30pm for members, followed by an open meeting at 2pm when Pam Bolton will tell us all about ‘Rag Rugging’. Visitors are most welcome to join us for this talk. £3 including refreshments.

Grange over Sands NSPCC

NSPCC supporters are invited to come to our next event in August entitled “Afternoon tea in Chelsea”, which will be held in the United Reformed Church Hall on Saturday, 19th August, from 3pm - 5pm. Tickets are £6, which includes quizzes, games, best dressed lady, raffle, musical entertainment and, of course, afternoon tea. Tickets can be obtained from Johnston’s the Jewellers or by telephoning: 015395 34090. Everyone who supports the work of the NSPCC are welcome to attend a very cheerful and sociable afternoon, with all proceeds going to help vulnerable children in Cumbria.


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Another date to remember is the 9th September at 3pm when there will be a free musical concert, once again in the United Reformed Church Hall, with any donations going to the NSPCC.

Meetings normally take place on the second Tuesday of every month and visitors are most welcome .If interested please contact the secretary Joanna Henson on 01229-861800.

Arnside Sailing Club

Grange Soroptimists

Arnside Sailing Club are offering midweek sailing sessions during the school holidays for children and teenagers (7 to 16) at low tide for beginners and high tide for improvers on Thurs 10, Fri 11, Thurs 24, Fri 25 August. The sessions will use the Club’s new boats. The fleet is made up of three Hartley 10s which are small single sailed boats which are suitable for both child and adult beginners and two Hartley 12.2s which come with a mainsail, jib and spinnaker, which are more suited to teenagers and adults. The boats have been named “Hampsfell, Whitbarrow, Winster, Bela and Ashmeadow”. The boats have been funded by grants from Sport England, Hadfield Trust, Cumbria County Council, Arnside Silverdale Area of Natural Beauty and Barnes Trust. The club has also been offered further grants for new children boats from the Sir John Fisher Trust and the Cumbria Community Foundation (Dulverton Trust and Thomas Graham Grassroots Fund). These grants will be used to buy a further four children’s boats. The club cadet programme was set up last year and has attracted over 35 children and teenagers. For more details about the midweek sessions contact arnsidesailingclubtraining@gmail.com

Grange Rotary

The Club meeting on 5 July marked the first for Stuart Harling as President for the year 2017/2018.After lunch he enthralled us with his cycling tales which included Lands End to John O’Groats at 70 miles a day for Rotary charities.Further afield he has visited Gambia,Cuba and Morocco but nearer to home he particularly enjoyed the Outer Hebrides. The John Biddlestone Memorial Trophy was presented for the first time by his wife Maggie and was awarded to a pupil of Cartmel Priory C of E school for outstanding achievement in the form of a stunning framed photograph of trees reflecting in the water by the River Lune at Kirkby Lonsdale.It now hangs on the wall at the Netherwood Hotel. A highly successful annual summer barbecue raised £655 and featured a surprise version of “Would I lie to You” by members of the Social Committee. Our Youth Committee has donated 80 dictionaries to 4 local primary schools with 2 more schools to follow. On 12 July we had a most interesting combined talk by Penny Pullinger and Cathy Lubelska of Age UK and Mind (South Lakes) respectively.

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Members of the North Lonsdale Branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild held their monthly meeting on Tuesday 11th of July. Group member Sue Tyldesley led the day’s class which was on felting, in particular, the addition of stitching and pre- embroidered pieces at the pre-felt stage prior to fully felting the work. There was a great variety of work produced by the enthusiastic members who all agreed that it had been a most enjoyable class. There is no meeting in August. The next meeting is on Tuesday 19th of September which is the A.G.M followed by a talk by Sue Widden on the Guild Collection. At the meeting on October the 10th there will be a visiting tutor, Priscilla Jones from Lancaster.

The club is delighted to have welcomed two more new members in July. In July twelve members enjoyed a sociable walk including a visit to Birkrigg Stone circle followed by a meal. Work on the sensory garden (in Park Road gardens) continues including new planting and the installation of a large bug house “ Buggingham Palace” to encourage beneficial insects in years to come. Look for the Soroptimist logo incorporated into the design! Singing for Memory on Thursday mornings at Allithwaite Community Centre will restart on September 14th. If you or someone you know has problems with memory, mild or moderate dementia or problems with speech why not consider attending. Ring Janice 58001 or Isabel 36378 or Sheila 33422 for information and to book. Anyone interested in joining the club or getting further information on events or our work/ Singing for Memory sessions see our website www.sigbi.org/grangeover-sands/

Newton & Field Broughton WI

The business part of July’s meeting included a report from the AGM in Liverpool which was led by Sue Needham as Margaret Brennand, the representative, was unable to attend. Both Resolutions were passed; one was about alleviating loneliness and the other to reduce the microplastic fibres entering the ocean. In a change to the advertised programme, Catherine Hunt, one of our members gave a most interesting talk on ‘Aromatherapy’. She had a wide variety of natural, organic herbal products which members sampled and Catherine explained what they were used for. There isn’t a meeting in August as the WI has its main fundraising event with a stall at cartmel Show on 2nd August. It is hoped members will provide cakes, savouries, jams, chutneys and produce for sale on the day.

Allithwaite Community Centre & Playing Fields We held our 67th Carnival & Dancing Competition on Saturday 8th July, this year we had brilliant weather. Special thanks to all our helpers and donations on the day. Bookings for any occasion, Hall Hire £9 per hour, please ring 07582 706353.

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At our last meeting Jan Abbot told us the fascinating story of her life and how she challenged herself to do a host of things she had only dreamed about in her younger years. At the top of the list was running the London Marathon and she ended up doing it 3 times. She also had a go at fire eating and showed some very scary photos of herself spitting fire. And she went on some breath-taking treks in furthest Asia. She really showed how she had risen to the theme of her talk – never too late to change your life. And she had even written a book about her experiences. It certainly gave us food for thought for our Bucket Lists. A group of members had a super evening at Williamson Park, walking and watching the play Treasure Island. The weather was very kind to us except for the last half hour when the heavens opened but this seemed to add to the atmosphere. Harry King will be talking to us in August about his career in local media. New members are very welcome

at our meetings. Contact Margaret for more details on Grange 36735.

Lower Holker WI

Sunday 20th August Walk to Chapel Island. Register at Hall at 1.00 pm, departing Hall at 1.30 pm. Cost is £3.50 per adult and u/16s £2.00. Includes light refreshments. Dogs go for free. Bay Search and Rescue recommend Wellingtons as footwear. Swing into the Sixties Friday 1st and Saturday 2nd September. Music from the 40’s and 50’s swinging into the 60’s. Bring your own drinks and nibbles. Come dressed for the times and prize for the ‘Best Dressed’. Tickets £8.00 and pay on the door. Doors open at 7.00 pm and Showtime is 7.30 pm. You will be sorry if you miss this wonderful show! Autumn Craft Fair is Saturday 28th October. Tables cost £10.00 and to book one ring Rhona on 015395 58636. Our popular Christmas Bingo is back on Tuesday 5th December. Thursday Table Tennis and Badminton Day. Table Tennis and Badminton from 9.00 am to 9.00 pm. Cost £1.00 per person unlimited access within times specified. For other days ring Hall. Bring own equipment for badminton. Hall number is 015395 58304 for enquiries. Follow us on Facebook at lowerholkervillagehall

Grange Fell Golf Club

Captains Day’s have been held this last month winner of the Men’s was Kevin Pearson with 45pts and and Ladies winner was Carol Campbell with 37pts, the club have also played in the 9 Hole Club challenge Men’s competition was held at Casterton,and the Ladies at Sedbergh, Dunnerholme were the winners of both competition’s.

Club competition winners were Mick O’Doherty winning the Harry Leach Trophy with a 66, Steve D Wilson won ancillary competition on the day and had the best gross with a 79, Gedye Cup was the next Competition was a Bogey won by Craig Davidson with 6 up, winner of Midweek Medal 3 was Fred Foster with a 65 net beating Gary Holden on card play, Gary was the overall winner of the James Crowe Bowl with the two scores of 66+65=131 net, the following weekend we played for Carlsberg Pairs Trophy winners were Derek Airey and Dave Moore with 62 net. Membership is now available at a reduced rate for this time of year for more details contact the Secretary.

Witherslack WI

Twelve members enjoyed a strawberry tea at the Villa. A late summer outing is planned for September 6th involving a Matinee at the Keswick Theatre to see a comedy called ‘Handbags’.There is an option to stay in the town or take a boat trip. The speaker Simon Thomas of the “Staff of Life Bakery” gave an entertaining account of his life in bread making, starting on Kendal market, then a cafe at the back of what is now Charlie`s Bar, WI markets , and the indoor market. A grant enabled him to set up the present bakery 18 years ago. He spends less time there now and runs bakery courses, contributes to Cumbria Life, writes and does consultancy work. He had come hot foot from Manchester where he is spending 3 weeks baking for a restaurant during the Manchester International Festival of the Arts. He had many amusing tales to tell August no meeting. September 12th Mills on the River Kent by Iain Johnston. Visitors welcome Tel.52302.

Grange Forum

On 22nd June, a Forum trip was organised by Alan Anderson to the World Heritage Village of New Lanark, built by Robert Owen a former mill owner, who was innovative in his treatment of his workers and renowned for his kindness to children in the village. The looms/mules were operating,and the Old Village Store,the Schoolhouse, Annie McCleod’s experience amongst other sites were available and in addition,some managed to fit in a walk along the river to the Falls of Clyde.

Those going on the Forum Theatre trip to see Cilla at the Palace theatre in Manchester need to pay £37.50, payable to Grange Forum, and given to Ann Anderson by the end of September, or earlier, please. There will be another Forum theatre trip in the new year. There will be a Forum afternoon tea held at Carus Green with a Christmas flavour on 30th November at a cost of £10.50 and names should be given to Ann Anderson on 33696 asap in order to reserve places.

Grange & District Art Society

Our new term begins on Thursday 4th September with a general painting session from 2-4pm. We meet every week at Allithwaite Community Centre. If there isn’t a demonstration or workshop, there are either flowers, a still life and sometimes a portrait to paint, or you can bring your own thing. Contact Angela on 33842 or Elizabeth on 35163 for further details. There are evening meetings on the 1st Friday in the month held in the Father Magna room in the Catholic Church, Kents Bank Road from 7-9pm. Next meetings 4th August and 1st september. Contact Pat on 35811.

Coffee Club

At our June meeting, Mark Instone, of Urban Saints, spoke to us about ‘Reaching Tomorrow’s Leaders’. He explained that Urban Saints is the successor of Crusaders, and they, like many other organisations, are continually seeking and mentoring those who will continue to lead the work in the future. It is too easy to rely on plans that have worked in the past and not be prepared to change for the future. In discussion, we found most of us had some leadership role, which had been developed by Christian influences from parents, family and youth leaders. From the Bible, we learnt how many great leaders were often reluctant and frightened when their door of opportunity opened but recognised that God had a plan for them as for each of us and past experiences can all impact on our training. We need to encourage our next generation of leaders. Mark gave us much food for thought! There is no August meeting, so on September 19th we look forward to

welcoming a return visit from Rev Gay Pye, a hospital chaplain, who has recently been on a sponsored walk from Stafford to London , and entitles her talk ‘The NHS – worth walking for?’

Cartmel & District Flower Club

Cartmel & District Flower Club celebrated 50 years of fellowship and beautiful flower demonstrations, summer outings and Christmas Galas with a special afternoon tea at the Netherwood Hotel. A warm welcome was given by Chairman Margaret Turner to guest of honour Rosie Bond, a member of NAFAS NW Area Executive and entertainment was provided by the Ukulele Ladies, who played nostalgic songs from the mid-20th century. A memorable and enjoyable afternoon was had by all present. The club’s next monthly meeting will be on Monday, August 21st at 2pm in Cartmel village hall, which will feature the Groocock Cup competition. Contact Dianne Cameron on 015395 32319 for information on membership and events.

Grange Probus Club

Grange Probus held their Summer Luncheon at the Netherwood Hotel and had earlier enjoyed a fascinating and informative visit to Lancaster Castle. The next monthly meeting will be on Monday, August 14th at 10.30am at the Netherwood Hotel when David Tomlinson will talk about “The Staff of Life” with a bread making demonstration. The Club welcomes retired men and women as new members and meets on the second Monday of each month for interesting talks. Contact Chairman Chris Harris on 015395 34221 or Secretary Sean Jameson on 32105 for information on membership and events.

RNLI Grange Flag Day The Grange over Sands branch of the RNLI held its annual Flag Day on 8 July this year. With the advantage of good weather throughout the day and thanks to our Flag Day organiser, her team of willing volunteers and most of all our generous donors, the amount raised was £761.61. Since there were no expenses, this is the amount that the Branch will send in for the lifeboats. This was an excellent result, better than many previous years, perhaps partly reflecting the

fact that from this year the RNLI has abandoned house-to-house collections. As Chairman of the Branch I should like to thank all the volunteers and donors who contributed to such a successful outcome. May I also appeal for anyone interested in joining our Committee to get in touch with me on 015395 32385 – changes in current members’ circumstances mean that we are again in need of new volunteers. Christine Blakemore

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Main Street Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 6DP

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Letters to the Editor are published on the understanding that they may have to be shortened to fit available space. Publication of a letter in no way reflects the views of Grange Now. All letters must be accompanied by a name and address even if the correspondent requests anonymity. In this case ‘name and address supplied’ will be added.

Dear Editor,

Dear Sir / Madam,

We would all like to give Sara Porter our very best wishes for her new venture. She is leaving Kids Club after 11 years of dedication and commitment to all the children in her care. We will all miss her friendly, cheerful manner and great sense of humour. “Good Luck” from all past and present staff, committee members, parents and children. “Hope to see you around school for a catch up from time to time” Grange Kids Club

I wanted to extend my gratitude to the kind soul who found my car key at the Edwardian Bandstand in Grange-over-Sands.

Dear Editor, I would prefer that the Town Council concentrates its scarce expert resources on more important issues than policing banners and protracted building works. We have been urged to take pride in Grange - to cease placing unsightly banners! The recent tragic events in Manchester and London puts this criticism into perspective: punitive. Grange has a strong vibrant community which at its heart embraces fairness, equality, diversity and inclusivity. Take pride in Grange. Be non-judgemental. Be openminded. Be open to change and we will thrive and continue to enjoy the special quality of life that Grange offers us. Name and address supplied

WALKING FOR ROSIE We would like to thank everyone who attended the walk, on 16 June 2017, donated, sponsored and came to Ravenstown club. You all raised a huge £1900 for us. Every penny will go towards our extension and adaptations for Rosie. A massive thank you again we really appreciate it. Love sarah and stuart

Exciting times ahead in Community Learning and Skills (Adult Education) with a raft of new courses planned and available throughout the South Lakeland area and of course, all of the old favourites as well. Keep a lookout for our new Cumbria County Council Community Learning and Skills Brochure which will be delivered to your

My wife, children and I visited Grange-over-Sands on Sunday 16th July to visit family friends. Whilst in Grange-over-Sands we took the opportunity to visit ‘Prom Art’ and ‘Music in the Park’ event at the Edwardian Bandstand. Both these events were very enjoyable

Dear Editor, Thank you for printing the letter from Mr. K.E.Walker in Issue No.311 (July)

Dear Editor,

South Lakes Community Learning & Skills

The keys were passed over to a Grange-over-Sands Town Council representative who subsequently handed over the keys to Grange Information Centre, whose aim is to offer help and advice for residents and visitors alike. One of the valuable services offered by Grange Information Centre is to reunite lost property with their owner. Grange Information Centre now takes all lost property since the Police Station in Grange-over-Sands closed.

Although the dump of spoil and traffic lights on Holme Lane have now been removed, the ill-conceived development on Jack Hill is now resulting in contractors parking their vehicles on the side of Allithwaite Road and at the Kirkhead Road junction, reducing visibility around the bend in the road and damaging

door in August. This will list all courses currently available in the South Lakes and Barrow. For those of us that prefer to find our information online, all courses for September onwards will be available to view on our website The website gives you the added advantage of being able to book a place on the course of your choice and pay online using your debit or credit card.

If you would like to speak or enrol on a course with us in person, we are running a number of Enrolment Mornings across the area at the start of September, we can be found at:

Friday 1st September. Grange Library. 10am – 1pm

and a credit to the town of Grangeover-Sands. Follow the day spent in Grange-over-Sands we had an uneventful train journey to the park and ride facility at our local train station in Liverpool. When it was time to leave the train, I started to search through my pockets to find my car key. Keep in mind that the spare car key had recently malfunctioned and this was the only working key we had. Needless to say, I was upset when I noticed that my key was not where it was supposed to be. Furthermore the lead time for a replacement key was at least five days. There are literally no words to say how appreciative and relieved I was to find the keys had been handed in to lost property. This big thank you is for the kind soul who found my keys as well as the dedicated group of volunteers who run Grange Information Centre. Andrew, Victoria, Elizabeth and Samuel Grimbly, Liverpool grass verges. Regarding the overhanging trees and shrubbery on Kirkhead Road I raised my concern with the candidates for the recent County Council elections and with the highway authority, and received no acknowledgement. Perhaps Cllr Wearing (to whom I am sending a copy of this) may now have time to take this up as a matter of urgency. Yours sincerely, C.J.Wright, Kents Bank

Friday 8th September. Grange Library. 10am -1pm

We are offering GCSE Mathematics and English courses free of charge to anyone aged 19 or over that doesn’t already have a grade C or above. These courses will be held in both Kendal (Wednesday evenings), and Ulverston (Tuesday evenings) starting the week beginning 11th September. Should you be interested in attending one of these courses please contact the Community Learning and Skills office as soon as possible to guarantee your place.

Ulverston Library. 10am -1pm

Community Learning and Skills Manager, South Lakeland

Monday 4th September. Ulverston Library. 10am – 1pm

Tuesday 5th September. Windermere Library. 10am -1pm

Wednesday 6th September. Kendal Market Hall. 10am -1pm (TBC) Kendal Library. 4pm -7pm

Thursday 7th September. Kirkby Lonsdale Library. 9.30am -12.30pm

Saturday 9th September. Kendal Library. 10am -1pm

Kevin Fothergill

015395 713257 Mon –Fri 09:00-14.00 (24hr answerphone) southlakelandclas@cumbria.gov.uk www.cumbria.gov.uk/learningandskills


The Summer Reading Challenge started 2 weeks ago but there is still plenty of time to sign up for the challenge which continues until early September. We also are holding some activities for children and have leaflets listing all the activities in this and neighbouring libraries. There will be a ‘Sign-along- a story’ storytime at 2.30 pm on 7th August which is an introduction to sign language through animal stories for children aged 2 to 6 years. This is a free event but booking is essential in the Library or by phoning 32749. On16th August there will be a visit from Little Beasties, with a range of exciting animals to meet and handle. This is a free event for children aged 5 years and over but places are limited and must be booked for sessions at 10.30 am and 11.00 am in the Library or by phoning 32749. The Alzheimer’s Society will be holding their regular Drop In on the morning of Tuesday 1st August from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. If you have been diagnosed with any form of Dementia, are a carer, or just want to find out more or get advice regarding support, please pop in for a chat. The Embroiderers Guild will be stitching their beautiful works in the Art Room of the library on the morning of Saturday 5th August. Penny Hillier has a display of delightful textile landscapes inspired by the Cumbrian Landscape and Morecambe Bay until 12th August. She will also be demonstrating the

techniques used to produce her works in the Library from 2 to 4 pm on 9th August and 10 am to 12 noon on 12th August. The 3Ps have a display in the Library for 2 weeks from the 14th August, so if you want to find out more about 3Ps, come along to see what they do. Friends of Grange Library are holding a meeting at 2 pm on Tuesday 29th August, so if you would like to support the Library and want to find out more, please come along. If you or someone close to you has been diagnosed with cancer or is going through treatment, the Library has a wide range of Macmillan information booklets (to take) and books (to borrow) on cancer. We are holding a Living Well Fair in the Library on Friday 15th September. We will have a range of organisations represented including Cumbria Fire & Rescue, Grange U3A, the CCC Community Learning Team & Health and Wellbeing Coaches, Alzheimer’s Society, Fibromyalgia Friends, Grange Soroptimists, Friends of Grange Library and Borrowbox. Full details will follow next month and on posters which will be displayed nearer the time.

Property Talk With

Craig Turner

Property Department Manager and Valuer


Top Tips for selling your property Summer is upon us and the property market continues to thrive. With sales levels increasing many people are thinking about putting their property on the market and in order to get the best agreed price on your property there are generally a few handy tips to bear in mind. You never get a second chance to make a first impression! Never has this been truer than when it comes to property marketing so presentation is of paramount importance. Most purchasers have already made their minds up as they walk through the front door so make sure that any viewings are starting on the front foot and potential purchasers aren’t noticing the things that need doing.

Make sure that the approach to your property is clean and tidy, remove any weeds from paths, maintain borders and gardens and clear a path through the front door. After all this is the gateway to the rest of the property. Doing the simple things can make the biggest difference. A lick of paint throughout can breathe new life into a property whilst exposing as much floor space as practical – a study has even suggested that every square foot of cleared floor space is equivalent to £238!

De-cluttering can have a huge effect on potential purchaser’s perceptions of a property. Try to make sure your property doesn’t look busy. Some buyers can’t see past other people’s belongings but do still need an idea of how the room can be used so don’t leave it too bare either. Carry out any minor repairs. A dripping tap or faulty light can leave viewers thinking more about the jobs required than the property itself. And when it comes to the actual viewing take advantage of the accompanied service offered by the agent. Viewers are more open and expressive when the owner is not around.

Finally, and most importantly, choose the right agent to sell your property. Look for an agent that is established in the town – long standing agents with a continued record of selling property in the area you are marketing, pro-active at selling and marketing property and backed up by a wealth of local knowledge. Don’t be afraid to ask an agent about their sales record, after all it’s the allimportant agreed sale that you are looking for.

For PROPERTY advice call us FREE on 0800 389 2939 or visit www.pooletownsend.co.uk

Poole Townsend are Independent Financial Advisers authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Regulated by the Solicitor Regulation Authority No. 00076553.


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FOR HANDS ON ASSISTANCE with accounts, Self Assessment and VAT. Locally. Call 015395 58916. ANTHONY CLYNES ACCOUNTANTS Accounts, Self Assessment, PAYE/wages Bookkeeping/VAT Personal, friendly service - Contact Tony 07778 485 475 (Grange) Winster Accountancy Services Ltd A complete service for all your accountancy & taxation needs Phone: 015395 36649 Email: advisor@winster-accountancy.co.uk


FREELANCE ADMIN SUPPORT Business / Financial Administration, Debt Recovery / Credit Control Reception / Front Of House Cover for employee absence, short notice, projects or regular contracts. T: 07375 768 739 E: LD.bss@outlook.com


LOCAL TEACHER, 20 years experience, phone Michael 015395 31781 www.fmalexandertechnique.co.uk E-mail michael@fmalexandertechnique.co.uk (Home visits available)


ROGER ARMSTRONG ARCHITECT, Lindale. Design / Property Advice / Applications. Tel 015395 34314. lakelandesigner@gmail.com


PLANS DRAWN New Build, Extensions, etc. Stuart McMinn BSc HND ABEng. Tel: Holme 01524 781081 Mob 07729 845147. DRAWINGS FOR EXTENSIONS, loft conversions, new builds etc. Phone B.J. Walker F.T.C. Building Science. 015395 52211. bernard@bjandjwalker.com


Bathroom Installations by Paul Tilley Full or part installation service available. Tiling. Accessible bathrooms installed. Local, professional, friendly service iKBBi registered Tel Paul Tilley 07799 388 998


DAISYROOTS BOOKS Collectable and contemporary books. Main Street, Grange. Open Mon-Sat 9:30 – 4.30. 015395 38817

Collectable books bought including ephemera. Will travel to view. Please contact 015395 35125. PBFA member.

BUILDERS / MAINTENANCE A B WILSON & SON Over 35 years experience in building, roofing, joinery and general maintenance Also custom made decking, sheds, wood stores and summerhouses. All jobs considered. No job too small. Contact Adrian on (015395) 58412 or 07904 119535 We pride ourselves on our

Building Conversions Joinery Kitchens Bathrooms

Redevelopment Refurbishments Windows Fences Gates

- All aspects of building work -

Mark.J.Garrett 07740 927 610 garrettm1@sky.com


lineage 28p per word + VAT, Semi display from £10 + VAT COLOUR HIGHLIGHTED LINEAGE 38P PER WORD + VAT


Bay Home Care Family run provider of home care services. Delivering high quality individual care and support to help Adults maintain independence within their own homes. We are fully registered with the CQC and bring together over 20 years combined experience within the care sector to support our community. If you are looking for friendly, experienced and consistent care, delivered at a pace that suits you, please contact Phil or Sarah on 015395 34987 or visit us at bayhomecare.org.uk. HEYDAYS CARE & SUPPORT SERVICES We go that extra mile. Providing the highest standard of care and support, helping you to maintain your independence in the comfort of your own home. We are registered with the Care Quality Commission, Cumbria County Council, & Primary Care Trust. Visit us at www.heydayscare.co.uk or contact Dawn or Kelly on 015395 52548


Home Delivery Carpets Ltd Outlets in Grange, Kendal, Ambleside & Barrow Tel: 07905 687 672 www.homedeliverycarpets.com


CARPET CLEANING UNLIMITED and upholstery too. Give Peter Jewell a ring on 01229 885685. Member of the National Carpet Cleaners Association. ULVERCLEAN Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Specialists. For a true deep clean contact Lee Grundy on 01229 586703 Champion Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning Grange over Sands call 015395 62390


GOING ON HOLIDAY? Hospital Stay? Last Minute Departure? Whatever the reason I will take care of your cat(s) in their own home in your absence. Fully insured and excellent references. Kennel Maids Professional Pet Care. 015395 52099. 0776 176 7344 WWW.P4WS.CO.UK


ROB CHAMBERS All types of chimneys and flues Member of the National Association of Chimney Sweeps HETAS Approved. Fully Insured Tel: 01229 588025 Mobile: 07881 921529 ANDREW BACKHOUSE CHIMNEY SWEEP LTD 25 years of quality workmanship in your area Trading Standards Approved 015394 45117 or 07763 145 594 MJ SWEEPING Chimney Sweep. Fully insured. Member of the National Association of Chimney Sweeps. Allithwaite, Grange over Sands. 015395 32587


SUE LAWTON (S.R.Ch,D.Pod.M,M.Ch.S) HCPC Registered Chiropodist. Registered & qualified for 27 years. Home visits covering Grange, Ulverston & surrounding area. 015395 83625 DAVE HEMMINGS M.Inst.Ch.Pod. HCPC Registered. Home visits Grange & surrounding areas. 015395 35487 or 0773 644 8702 CHIROPODY CLINIC Milnthorpe. Ground floor clinic/parking available, Bridge End Business Park, Park Road, Milnthrope. HCPC registered/ degree in Podiatric Medicine. Over 20 years NHS/private experience. www.judithswift.co.uk 015395 64303 Dr Anders - Podiatrist. Expert treatment and advice for all foot problems. Dr Judith Anders PhD is a highly trained degree qualified Podiatrist with over 20yrs experience. Tel: 07584 301653. www.dranderspodiatry.co.uk


CLEANER. Quality cleaning and laundry services. Reasonable rates. Hours available. Call Joan on 0770 622 1466 / 07979 127 318 or e-mail jrcleaningservices@talktalk.net

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CLEANING SERVICES CONT CARTMEL CLEANING COMPANY locally based, reasonable rates for domestic and commercial cleaning service. Call Dawn or Marian 07980 972780 or 07814 822032 and 015395 36155 / 58508

Hazel Lowery Domestic Technician. 015395 58965 email: philiplowery@homecall.co.uk Do you need a helping hand with Cleaning, Shopping, Gardening, Errands or Companionship? If so please call Lorraine on 07488 247 273. Local and Reliable.


DOG WALKING - SOCIALISATION PUPPY WALKING and other services available. KENNEL MAIDS Professional Pet Care. 015395 52099. 0776 176 7344 WWW.P4WS.CO.UK See us on Facebook. LOVE OF PAWS DOG WALKING Solo or group walks, home visits, other daycare options available. Fully Insured. Please call Katie - 07471 944500.


Professional Cleaner. Covering all areas of cleaning. Kinga 07568 549 035.

JOLLYMOSH DRESSMAKING clothing alterations, soft furnishings & curtain making. Large selection of fabrics available. Joanne on 58804 / 07850 087 099 or jollymosh@live.co.uk


LINDALE POST OFFICE. Offers available. Call in for details. Tel: 32231

Regular, builders, spring cleans, Holiday change overs, End of Tenancy Helen 015395 35277 or Lakelandmaids@gmail.com


HANDYMAN SERVICES Clock, Barometer, Furniture Repair and restoration undertaken also minor domestic household repairs. No job too small. Tel: (015395) 33664 ask for Tim e-mail: tim1492@outlook.com.


COMPUTER HELP AT HOME. For computer problems or tutorials in plain English. Call Graham Brook a certified computer engineer on 015395 60868


AND PSYCHOTHERAPY. Sally Holligan. UKCP Reg. Appointments in Allithwaite. Tel 015395 35760 www.cumbriacounselling.com Fairweather Therapy, Child and Adult cognitive behavioural therapy. BABCP accredited. 07792 843 807. www.fairweathertherapy.co.uk COUNSELLOR / EMDR THERAPIST Louise Tych, BACP Accredited. EMDR is NICE approved for PTSD/Trauma/ Flashbacks. Appointments in Grange. www.southlakescounselling.co.uk 07775 610480


Curtains, Roman Blinds and soft furnishings made for you, also clothing alterations. Call Joanne Airey at Sew’n’Sew on 015395 34215 Curtains, blinds and soft furnishings, made to measure and hand sewn. Contact Shirley Kirby on 07772 973426 or 015395 34230


Avondale Dental Practice, Kents Bank Road. Est 1904 Accepting New Patients 015395 33166


ONE-to-ONE DOG BEHAVIOUR and Training Solutions. Martin Gleadow 015395 63567. www.dogtrainingcumbria.com SPECIALIST IN RESCUE REHABILITATION & SOCIALISATION Wendy Senior - Kennel Maids 07761 767 344 WWW.P4WS.CO.UK SEE US ON FACEBOOK

CARTMEL CANINE CLUB Puppy & beginner dog training classes Cartmel Village Hall Wednesday evenings. Please contact Robert or Charlotte 07946 318264 cartmelcanine@gmail.com


Professional Dog Groomer, fully qualified, free local collection & delivery, out of hours appointments. Lamberts Pet Supplies, Main Street, Grange 015395 36544



GARDEN WALLS, FIELD WALLS, Stone Facing. Established 1997. Contact Neil Stanway 015395 31382 mob 07748 271078

ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS T W Electrical (Cumbria) Ltd Electrical Contractors, Domestic, Commercial and Industrial, NICEIC Approved Contractor Free estimates given, Call 015395 59089 or 07702 792 916 LOCAL ELECTRICIAN All domestic work & new installations Full & partial rewires. Free estimates Contact Duke on 07970 601 379 Grange & South Lakes


E N G R A V I N G / T R O P H I E S Kendal Trophies 01539 740217 www.ulverstonsportsandkendaltrophies.co.uk


LANTERN CHARITY SHOP, Allithwaite; lots of great items for sale. Open 9.30-4.30 Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Church Road, Allithwaite LA11 7QH. 015395 34701 eirene@cantab.net Small Upholstered light beige two seater sofa. VGC £80, including a set of Plumbs pink/cream floral loose covers. £70 without covers. 015395 58848. Dusky pink recliner armchair. Elderly but VGC and working order. £30 015395 58848.


JM RESTORERS. Antique, Modern furniture, Porcelain, Paintings. Est 40 Years 015395 68915


SITTING PRETTY Antique traditional and modern furniture re-upholstered locally by time served craftswoman. 20 years experience. Lesley Fursey 01229 464607 www.southlakesupholstery.co.uk


GRANGE GARDENERS for GARDEN MAINTENANCE & DESIGN Extensive plant knowledge We maintain gardens all year round Call Michael Thornborough 015395 32118 mobile: 07796 674 861 www.gardendesigncumbria.com FERNLEIGH GARDEN SERVICES all aspects of maintenance, lawn care, complete clearances, tidy ups, planting, tree work, painting, hedges, pressure washing, waste removed. College trained, call George 0779 686 7762 or 015395 35716


DJ DIXON OF GRANGE Gardens maintained to the highest standards, mowing, hedges, trees, pressure washing, overgrown gardens cleared - no job too big. Fully insured. For a high quality service with an outstanding reputation. Mobile: 0771 320 3609.


GARDEN SERVICES CONT GARDEN MAINTENANCE, grass/hedge cutting, weeding, pruning, treework, dry stone walling. James Hawksley Ltd Tel 07980 354 651 Professional, effective, experienced and reliable Gardening Services for larger gardens/ grounds. Small, large and difficult grass areas cut. Trees, hedges and shrubs beautifully pruned. Renovation projects undertaken. Call Hamish Foulerton. Tel 07747 788 370 or 01539 730501. COPELAND LANDSCAPES, stonewalling, patios, tree work, hedge cutting, fencing, etc. Established 1980. 01524 730 022 or 07815 955 961

M.T.HOWARTH Garden maintenance carried out to a high standard incl mowing, hedges, tree work, fencing and pressure washing. Overgrown gardens cleared and rubbish can be removed. All jobs considered large or small. HOME: 015395 32188 MOBILE: 0789 4737 069 Samantha Hodgson Ltd Garden & Border Design. Plant advice from window boxes to full border makeovers. Over 25 years plant knowledge. Tel 07760 192 083 or 015395 52458. E-mail sam@samanthahodgsonplanting.co.uk Tree Stumps Removed Fully insured Professional Tree Stump Grinding Service GET A QUOTE ONLINE or call Will on 07983 373 724 stumps1066@gmail.com www.Tree-Stumps-Removed.co.uk

PATRICK GARDENS. Reliable & diligent - complete gardening services and DIY help. Outstanding reputation for high quality service. Tel 015395 33872 or 07748 642 463 A.R. DICKSON Countryside Services, Fencing, Walling, Landscaping, Gardening, Tree & Woodland Work, Fire Wood and Kindling For Sale. 0782 4736 255 angus1990@btinternet.com

GRAHAM’S GARDEN SERVICES Friendly and reliable service for all your garden requirements. Our services include Grass Cutting, Garden Maintenance, Patios Jet Washed, Walling, Fencing and hedge cutting. Telephone 07815 313 828 or 015395 58664

Lawns mowed, hedges trimmed, overgrowth strimmed, branches shredded and leaves blown away! Also DIY. Local and friendly. Call Simon on 07950 912212 or 015395 34640. THE LAWNMAN Specialist in fertilisation, weed and moss control, hollow tine aeration and scarification available. The Lawnman 015395 38949.


St Johns Hearing Centre, Main Street, Grange. Comprehensive Hearing Service. Free home consultations. Full aftercare service. Hearing tests, Repair service, Batteries and Accessories. Gentle Wax Removal Service. 40 Years experience. Tel 015395 36391


House Clearances, Houses, Garages, Shedscleared and all contents removed. For prompt reliable and confidential service contact Graham Walkden. Tel: 015395 32793/62378 WA House Clearance & Removals WE PAY CASH FOR HOUSE CLEARANCES! Garages, sheds etc 07528 049 516 / 015395 59469

HOLIDAYS FOR DOGS THE ORIGINAL HOLIDAYS FOR DOGS PROFESSIONAL PET CARE SINCE 2000 KENNEL MAIDS Professional Home Boarding Dog Walking • Cat Care • Small Pets Pet Sitting • Doggy Day Care Fully licensed with SLDC Fully insured & Excellent References PLEASE NOTE We are not an agency or a franchise WE DO NOT BOARD OUT DOGS TO THIRD PARTIES We are mature professionals Having worked as a team for more than 10yrs We can provide fully checkable references and are highly recommended by our local Veterinary Practice Tel 015395 52099 Mobile 0776 176 7344 WWW.P4WS.CO.UK Beware of imitations. See us on Facebook

HOLIDAYS FOR DOGS No Kennels Or Cages Your Dog Lives As Part Of The Family Meet Your Sitter And Visit Their Home No Hidden Costs Or Extras 015395 28858 www.topdogsitters.co.uk Follow us on Facebook


IRONING by Lisa 015395 35422 or 07976 512487


BB Wilson & Son All aspects of Joinery and Building from Ground Work to Slating Landscaping, Conservatories Loft conversions, Extensions. Established 50 years, no job too small Free estimates. Tel: 07972 811 706 - 015395 58340

Mark Walmsley Building & Joinery

Grange-based Garden Designer. Gardens rejuvenated Christopher Holliday. Please contact cph262@gmail.com tel: 32058



I’m your local, friendly handyman for painting, repairs and general DIY around the home. I can do most things! All jobs considered. Call Simon on 07950 912212 or 015395 34640. Handyman Services, Local, Affordable and Reliable. All jobs considered: Painting & Decorating, Garden Maintenance, Guttering, Shelving, Flooring, Fence installation and more Call Trevor on 07810 717 450.

Joinery & Developments Ltd.

Full Building & Joinery services New builds, renovations, extensions, bathroom’s, kitchen’s, windows, groundworks Ian 07765 513 412 / 015395 36316 (Cartmel)

D.A.R. Construction With over 30 years working in and around the lake district. All aspects of building & Architect work and Landscape development served.07570 853 004.


HARD LANDSCAPING fencing, walling, block paving, flagging, paths, patios, driveways, ponds. Free estimates, all work guaranteed. Call Martin Eland 015395 59472, mobile 07821 260 730. Bradley Reeve Landscaping, stone walling, patios. Tel 015395 36938 or 07788 688427


LOCKS EXPRESS the only Locksmiths based in Grange. 24 Hour Callout. All Lock Problems Solved. Trading Standards Approved & Police (CRB) checked. Domestic & commercial work. Eden Mount Road, Grange. Freephone 0800 783 1104. Mobile 07886 831 336.

L A K E WO O D - Lock & Safe Co -

Meathop, Grange-over-Sands

Locksmith & Safe Engineer

Locks and safes, supplied, repaired and fitted with over 30 years experience

Edward Lenihan 07407 192270

Mark offers a complete Builder & Joinery service - Renovation - Extensions - Loft Conversions - Doors - Kitchens - Staircases - Windows -

Mark 32126


Introduction to Mindfulness courses and drop-in sessions beginning September. Learn ways to cope with a busy life and busy mind. Mindfulness is proven to reduce stress and anxiety, improve mental and emotional well being, happiness and bring calm and contentment. 6 week courses: Wednesdays 10-11, Thursdays 2-3, £36 Drop-in: Wednesdays 11:15-11:45, Thursdays 3:15-3:45, £5 Mindful Yoga: Thursdays 10-11:30, £8 or £36 for 6 weeks. Yoga: Tuesdays 7 - 8.30pm URC hall & Mindfulness: Wednesdays 7 - 8pm my house. Just curious? Try a free taster in September. All Victoria Hall. Everyone welcome. Contact: Tracey 015395 36170 or 07969 447545 Spaciousminds@aol. com (Experienced, Qualified & Insured)


MICHELLE 34904 CHARLOTTE Hairdresser and Gel Nails. Grange 32989 or 07966 543223 Phillipa formally of Sweeney Bobs and Mrs Lovetts Cartmel, is now freelance for men’s and ladies home haircuts, colours and perms, visits available for nursing and care homes. Tel 07979 077 411 for an appointment. Michelle Breeze / Chez Michelle Salon or Mobile. Experienced Unisex Hairdresser in Allithwaite. Grange 33908 or 07791955476.


ABLE MEMORIALS - Monumental Masons. Time served masons with over 30 years experience. New memorials, Second inscriptions, repaints, regilds and renovations. Free estimates and home visits given. 1 Wildman Street, Kendal LA9 6EN. Phone 01539 735583 or 01524 784920. PARKIN and JACKSON-Monumental Masons. New memorials, second inscriptions, repaints, regilds and renovations. Visit the showroom on 14 Appleby Road, Kendal LA9 6ES. Telephone 01539 722838. Free estimates and brochure on request. www.parkinandjackson.co.uk


ACORN MONTESSORI Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:45 - 3:15. Monday & Friday 8:45 - 12:00. Contact Melanie Knight 015935 35629 / 07971 828 797.


LAKELAND OPTICAL Main Street, Grange 015395 32951. Independent Optician Eye Examinations & 500 frames in stock. “See better, look better, feel better!” www.lakelandoptical.co.uk


The o Locksmnly it based inhs Grange

All Lock Problems Solved

Tom and Sara’s Gardening Services. College and Heritage Estate Garden trained. Telephone 015395 36898 Email: tomandsaragardening@gmail.com

S & A H O D G S O N LT D . P l a n t & Groundworks Contractors. 9 ton excavator with a rototilt Site clearence, water mains and land drainage. 015395 52458 / 07836 782707.


• Trading Standards Approved • Locks Opened, Repaired & Fitted • Domestic & Commercial • UPVC Door Lock Specialists • Police (CRB) Checked • 24 Hour, 7 Day Service • OAP Discount Eden Mount Road, Grange Freephone: 0800 783 1104 Mobile 07886 831336

www.locks-express.com MASTIC ASPHALT

FLAT ROOFS, Valley gutters, Balconies, Flooring, Building work & Paving. Tel: JR Ellwood Ltd., 015395 68306 / 07773 572 712

STATE REGISTERED OSTEOPATHS Jolyon and Val Wardle, caring and experienced practitioners, are available weekdays at Em J’s hair salon on Kents Bank Road, Grange to treat a variety of conditions. 015395 58647


John Nottingham 34904

PAINTING & DECORATING Lee Logan Ltd. Quality Painter & Decorator + Tiling. Reasonable rates. Tel: 07708 213079

STEVEN T WELSBY EST. 1979 Your Local Painter & Decorator City & Guilds Advanced Full Technology Certificate Fully Insured GRANGE OVER SANDS 015395 34499

RED Painting & Decorating All aspects of decorating including wallpapering. Des Irwin 015395 36288 / 07771 636 842 Wayne Dawson painting and decorating. Over 10 years experience. All aspects of decorating undertaken. For free quotation contact 07557 902 229 or 015395 58630 Email waynedawson1206@gmail.com Or via Facebook

MARK DODD PAINTER & DECORATOR 15 Years Experience Interior & Exterior Decorating Fully Insured, Ring for advice and a quote Tel: 07896 679 263.


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MB Designs Inside and outside Painting Wallpapering l Fully insured Quality work l Free quote & advice

01539 623239 or 07709 977 619 markbarker77@gmail.com



Over 30 Years Experience, Competitive Prices, Fully Insured

07796 418 765 / 015395 32830 e: msenior1938@btinternet.com

Andy Huddart Painter & Decorator

• 35 years experience • free no obligation quotes

07766 337 625 andyhuddart@btinternet.com J.R Dixon Painting & Decorating. Highly skilled and qualified painter and decorator with over 10 years experience. Covering all aspects of interior and exterior decorating. For a free quote contact: 07902 025 716 jrdixondecorating@yahoo.com


R I C H A R D W YAT T P L U M B E R F r o m bathrooms to ball valves no jobs too small. Daytime 0777 260 2506, evenings 015395 35653. ADRIAN A TURNER LTD, Central Heating and Bathrooms Gas Safe Registered.Tel: 015395 34775 Mob: 07821 813062. A. TYSON PLUMBING & HEATING. See main advert back page. Tel 015395 32761. Mob. 0796 738 4114 JOHN RHODES Plumbing & Heating Gas Safe Registered Working locally for 35 years Newton in Cartmel 015395 31585 07810 881910 TAYLOR Plumbing & Heating Engineers Gas Safe Registered Lindale Darren Taylor 07778 394 206


Porcelain, Ceramics, Paintings restored. JM RESTORERS. 015395 68915.


DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND ULVERCLEAN can now offer a true deep cleaning to those dingy looking areas. Contact Lee 01229 586703 or 07858 757 215 for free quotation.


BUILDING SERVICES stone facing, water mains and drainage. Pressure washing, painting. Free estimates, all work guaranteed. Call Martin Eland 015395 59472, mobile 07821 260 730.


Simmons Decorating High Quality Decorating, Interior and Exterior Painting, Paper Hanging. Call Ed on 07974 746 148 Local female painter for all your interior painting needs. Bespoke murals designed and painted for those special rooms. Kara Nicol: 07968 288 505 or via Facebook.


FITNESS AND WELLBEING Personal Training with Elaine in the comfort of your own home. Specialising in rehabilitation and re-introduction to exercise. 07855 135714


NJR PLASTERING all plastering work considered. Free quotes. Contact Niall on 015395 58221 or 07917 458911 Streamline Plastering Ltd All plastering aspects undertaken, internal and external, new build or refurbishments. Time served, 12 years experience. Matt 07432 469 627 streamlineplasteringltd@gmail.com


TOWN & COUNTRY Pest Control Over 30 Unwanted years experience. Most upGuests? to dates methods. 24 hour service. All aspects covered including Quality Pest Control Service Cluster flies. Wasps, Fleas. Experience Rats, Mice, Moles. 50 Years Industry Tel. 015395 62795. Mob 07887 977 085. Cumbria’s Premier Pest Controller www.tandcpestcontrol.co.uk

with highly qualified technicians

Pest Control & Wash Room Services Rodent and Bird Control, Cockroaches, Wasps, Fleas, Flies, Ants, Moles, Loft Clearances

We offer a premium service at competitive rates Pied Piper Northern Ltd Tel/Fax: 01229 480463 www.ppnl.co.uk • info@ppnl.co.uk




Steele`s Removals ltd Local * National * International Secure Self- Storage 24hour access + Self-Drive Removal vans Storage facilities in Flookburgh www.steelesremovals.co.uk info@steelesremovals.co.uk 01229 820 777

SKB WINDOW CLEANING Cleaning of all glass, frames, sills, doors, Solar panels, Gutters, Conservatories. Pressure washing service for Patios, Drives and Decking. Fully insured. Simon - 015395 62877 or 07783 802 192 www.skbwindowcleaning.co.uk


BRADLEY REEVE Landscaping, stone walling, patios. Tel: 015395 36938 or 07788 688427.


G E N E R A L / C A R AVA N / B O AT STORAGE. Lawler 34136.


Estate Cars 6-seater Hackney/Private hire. Local/Long Distance. John Keith owner/operator. Flookburgh based contact 07974 111543

24/ 7 Taxis

R E C L A M AT I O N & S T O R A G E

Vintage Items bought & sold House Clearance, Home & Garden Furniture Bricks, Slabs, Stone, Timber, Fireplaces & Much more

Derek 07725 014 873

St Georges Square, Barrow. LA14 2JQ


Oak Beams & Salvaged Furniture & Architectural Items Bespoke Fireplace Mantles & Suites Reclaimed Timbers & Bespoke Commissions 07920 117 047 lakeswoodwork@gmail.com

REMEDIAL THERAPY RELIEF AND REHABILITATION of Back Pain, Stress, Sports Injuries and Muscle Dysfunction. Contact Mr. G. Grayrigge IIST (Dip) ICHFST, (Adv. Dip) Biomechanics & Sports Medicine on 015395 36483. Home Visits Available. www.grayrigge.com e-mail: info@grayrigge.com




Call Grange 015395 32593 07971 698 541

015395 63405 7 days a week taxi service 4,6 & 8 seater cars wheelchair access vehicles we do all work inc airports, stations, hospital/docs, shopping and tours. Accounts and Contracts available.


We make Bespoke top Quality Workshops, Cabins, Garden Offices & Pods. lakeswoodwork@gmail.com 07920 117 047 OH TREE SERVICES - Qualified and insured arborists/tree surgeons. Please contact Oliver on: 015395 30756 or 07904 698 794 www.ohtreeservices.co.uk


Learn to speak French, German, Spanish. Groups of 4 or 1 to 1. Contact Sonja Vietoris 015395 35667 or text 07846 846 807. PIANO & THEORY TUITION. Experienced, patient teacher has vacancies for pupils of all ages, from beginners to Advanced. Contact Jean Kitchen ALCM. DipMus(OU). CT ABRSM. Tel 015395 35306 Primary mathematics tuition Early help leads to continued success. Retired Primary Headteacher and Ofsted inspector. Enhanced DBS. References available. Please contact 07717 848 080 for initial chat. Philip Watson BA(Hons) A(Mus)LCM: Teacher of Saxophone and Musical Theory, Exam Coaching 01539 734914 John P Howarth ARMCM Teacher of piano, Clarinet, Theory, Jazz Improvisation. ABRSM exam coaching. 015394 42591. MATHS TUITION. All levels. Primary teacher. 1st class maths degree. Enhanced DBS. Free trial lesson. Paul Giblin 32906.


MASSAGE and Craniosacral therapy for back, neck and shoulder pain. Meg Henderson 015395 36298 www.meghendersontherapy.co.uk

Wanted - TOOLS, gardening, joinery, engineering etc. Garages cleared. Tel 32793 VINYL RECORDS bought, anything considered. 07957073438 / 015395 58627 Simon Old suitcases, trunks, leather bags, wooden boxes, tool boxes, wooden ladders, galvanised buckets, watering cans, kitchenware. Peter 015395 62811

David Jackson (fellow sports and remedial therapist) Specialising in treatment and rehabilitation of injuries. www.albamaleaf.co.uk 015395 83592

Bespoke professional wedding photography, from £200.00. 01229 463375 www.chriswarnerphotography.co.uk

Grange now | AUGUST 2017 - Next deadline 18th AUGUST

PORCUPINE @ LakesWoodWork near Ulverston All wood furniture dipping & sanding services Collection services available 07920 117 047

(Promenade Taxis)


The Old Woodyard



lakes covering the south upvc in e nc 23 years experie

Chris Shawcross

Replacement Double Glazing Units, Windows, Doors, Conservatories, Facia Boards & Gutters in uPVC. Free Estimates

Tel: 015395 58214 Mob: 0789 969 0259



Steve Robinson 07967 934 945 / 015395 59006




COCKLES COCKLESIN IN CARTMEL CARTMEL Require Requiresenthusiastic Senior Full and time hardworking staff. Sales Assistant and

Partnegotiable time Sales Hours butAssistant to include Weekends and Bank Holidays For further details please ring

Wendy 07532 414 677 or Please ringonWendy or Ryan on E Mail wendyhowe123@aol.com

07532414677 or 36268

PRIVATE CARER WANTED Private Self-Employed carer wanted For gentleman with M.S 57 hours over 4 weeks Caring nature priority over qualifications. Ring Judith on 015395 35142






Specialists in all aspects of roofing • Slating • Tiling • Pointing • Lead work • • Flat roofing• Free to good home lovely, friendly female cat.

Neutered, house trained, very clean, with carry box, bed, month worth of food. Please phone Michael 07973 222 016


Deadline 18th August 2017, subject to space. Single items max £200, in writing to our offices or e-mail info@ grangenow.co.uk , include your name and address. Wall mounted Dyson vacuum cleaner, battery operated, almost new £99 ono. Tel 015395 33664. Trailer with timber sides 1200 x 1500 x 450 deep plus extension sides with lights and cover. £100 Gents Raleigh Max Ogre 15 (needs new inner tubes) £50. Traditional Ladies bike (needs new inner tube) Offers 015395 33270. Spare wheel for Honda Jazz. Excellent condition £85. Tel: 33702. Kirkby powerful vacuum cleaner with many attachments, excellent condition. £180. 015395 33358. Challenge Xtreme Hover Collect Lawnmower, corded, 1500w, x4 cutting heights vgc little used, £50.00 Grange 34485. Ladies Bike, blue hardly used. £15. Tel: 33361. Wesley Barrell Solid Limed Beech Circular 46” Dining Table, extendable, excellent condition. £200 07968 863 328. A framed wooden ladders £5. A framed aluminium ladders £35. Curtain or material plain & patterned various prices & sizes. Rugs £10. Tents £10 - £15. 3 seater settee patterned, comfortable £45. Coffee table £25. Table cloths £5 £25. Push bikes £10 - £35. Ruck sac £5. Plastic outdoor chairs 4x White £10. 4x Green £20. Tel: 07971 675 274.

• Chimney repairs • Fascias, Soffits • Guttering, cleaned Over years in domestic and industrial flat roofing and 25 sealed

Repairs, replacements and overlays • Green Roofs • Insurance backed warranties • Insulation specialists Windermere: 01539 897 892products with a life expectancy in • BBA approved excess of 40 years We also offer • Thermographic Surveys FREE FOR SALE CONT • Consultancy • Condition Reports

2 deep cream leather armchairs (similar to Stressless) £50 each; 4ft.6ins silvered/pewter metal bed frame with as new mattress £50; large 2 seater sofa (L79 in x H 22 in x W36 in approx.) £100; long mirror (41 in L x 19 in W approx - frame) £35; various plant pots £20 lot.All items excellent condition. 015395 68928. Cane Conservatory Furniture, 2 x single chairs & 1 two seater sofa VGC £95. 015395 36332. Damson trees in pots for sale, various sizes from £6. Witherslack Tel 015395 52289. Viscount CLI Organ. Black & Decker Strimmer, Sharp Stereo Music centre, Electric hedge cutter, Wheelbarrow. 015395 35291. 2 Mexicano Solid oak fire doors, £100 each Excellent Condition ono Tel:07909 456575 (Cartmel) Traditional solid pine double bed frame. Slats, headboard, foot and sides £70 ono Tel:33185. Two white wrought iron headboards, single size. £6 each. Light Beige curtains w 102” - L64” lined £25. Tel: 36579. COOKWORK smoothie maker Used Twice £15.00 Hostess hot tray HT6030v.g.c £25.00 Tel 35982. 2 Artist portfolio cases A1 & pouches £20 tel 015395 35297. Cut Stones suitable for rockery or crazy paving, available for sensible donation to Flame International charity. Several bags of cobbles and stones suitable for edging paths or other decorative work. Donation for Allithwaite community project. ‘Buyer’ to collect.tel; 015395 32868. Parker Knoll 3 seater sofa and 2 recliners in grey velour. £50 each. Will separate. Tel 33082.

01524 730666 or 07772 884690

01524 730666 or 07772 884690

www.westmorlandflatroofing.co.uk info@westmorlandflatroofing.co.uk

W.G.BROWNLIE Ltd. Joinery & Building Contractors

IGLS. 29 Greengate, Levens, Cumbria. LA8 8NF

• Repairs, replacements and overlays • Green Roofs • Insurance backed warranties • Insulation specialists WE ALSO OFFER • BBA approved products with a life expectancy in l 40Thermographic Surveys l excess of years Welalso offer Consultancy l Condition Reports l • Thermographic Surveys • Consultancy • Condition Reports

www.westmorlandflatroofing.co.uk / info@westmorlandflatroofing.co.uk www.westmorlandflatroofing.co.uk info@westmorlandflatroofing.co.uk

01524 730666 or 07772 884690


All high quality Bespoke Joinery. Extensive local experience in holiday homes & second homes since 1999.

l Over 25 years in domestic and l industrial flat roofing l Repairs, replacements and overlays l l Green Roofs l l Insurance backed warranties l l Insulation specialists l l BBA approved products with a life l • Overexpectancy 25 years in domestic and industrial flat roofing in excess of 40 years

nnComplete roofing services;

natural slate, tiling, leadwork, chimneys & velux installation nnExtensions & renovations nnLoft Conversions nnRefurbishments nnConservatories, windows & doors in uPVC or Timber nnHardwood Flooring Specialists

Tel: 015395 60673 Mob: 07810 602999



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Slate & Tile repair Chimney Work Guttering Ridge tiles Re-Roofs

• Lead Work • All Felt & Fibreglass flat roofs. • Wood & UPVC Fascia Boards

We offer a full loft conversion service from initial planning application through to completion of work.

Registered Velux window installer

Grange: 015395 35635 Mobile: 07770 303033 Email: info@askroofing.co.uk FREE ESTIMATES

email: wgbrownlieltd@gmail.com


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DB Driving

Deborah Black ADI, Dip DI •Friendly, patient, lady instructor •Tuition tailored to your needs •Confidence building & pass plus Tel:01539 722777 Mob:07977 542853




Hodgson Builders

PLUMBING AND HEATING Over 20 years experience




Gas Central Heating & Bathroom Installer

Your local choice for all building & roofing work


Fibreglass Flat Roofing System

Corgi Registered



FREE ESTIMATES Tel: 015395 32761 Mob: 0796 7384114


07900 435 409 015395 35201

Caravan & Boat Storage

07764 609 387

Photo &ne id v eo droeys roof survble availa

Moor Lane, Flookburgh



Wareing & Hodgson


Plumbing & Heating Engineers


Locally established with over 40 years experience.

Head Office, 7 Pinewood Avenue, Bare, Morecambe, Lancs. LA4 6HW. Tel: 01524 415969 Mob: 07814 388756



No Call Out Fee Prompt, friendly service



Tel: 35425 or 83904

015395 33515 Alnat Business Park, Lindale


• MOT’s • Servicing & Repairs • Diagnostics for all vehicles • Tyres & Exhausts Brand new designated bay for Cars, Vans & Campervans up to 4 tonnes

Miniheat Ltd. Est. 1968


015395 32053



Adrian A. Turner Ltd

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Plumbing & Heating Engineer

T: 015395 34775 M: 07821 813 062


All Lock Problems Solved • Trading Standards Approved • Locks Opened, Repaired & Fitted • Domestic & Commercial • UPVC Door Lock Specialists • Police (CRB) Checked • 24 Hour, 7 Day Service • OAP Discount

• Gas, LPG, • Vaillant Solar Accredited • Unvented Hot Water • General Plumbing • Central Heating • No Call Out Fee


ll 18 years experience ll Internal and external

Contact David for a free quotation 015395 61887 or 07732 362 186


BUILDING & JOINERY SERVICES 30 years experience

• New Builds • Renovations • Extensions • Loft Conversions • uPVC & Timber windows & doors • Kitchens • Bathrooms • Tiling



GLAZING Glazing & Joinery Service Replacement double glazing Windows & Doors in wood & uPVC by quality craftsmen

Mob: 0787 602 5976 Tel: 015395 64587

015395 31096

E-mail gfaulks1@hotmail.co.uk


Construction Maintenance REDHILLS LANDSCAPES LTDDesign



07772 602 506 / 015395 35653

To advertise in the Classifieds section call: 015395 35453

A complete service from plans to paintwork Established local firm Free estimates and advice 015395 33241 / 077535 74538

Accountants and Business Advisers Whether you require start up advice, help with your year-end accounts, help with your Self-Assessment or a full on-going bookkeeping and support service, we can help you.

015395 36163 www.bfmsltd.co.uk

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All aspects of building work undertaken. Extensions, plastering, tiling etc. Over 30 years experience. No VAT on labour (015395) 33530 or 07754 439 694

Driveways & Paving

Patios, Decking & Steps Walling: Inc Dry Stone Planting & Turfing Garden Rooms Ponds and Water Features Planters & Pergolas Fencing, Gates & sheds

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Frequency to suit requirements Hedges: Cutting & Reduction

 Layout and constructio drawings / material schedules.

General Garden Tidy-up Deck / Timber Treatment

 Detailed estimates

Tree pruning / Felling

 Impartial, practical adv

relating to gardening a land management

Lawn Treatments Mowing & Planting Jet Washing Decks / Patios / Steps

Contact David or Nicola Sm

01524 761028 or 07909 748075

Based in Arnside with over 20 years experience for all gardening requirements

Extensions - Renovations - Conversions - Alterations


Ring Paul or Joan Tel: Flookburgh 58901

A reliable family run business based in A Professionally qualified—20 years exper For all your Gardening requirem No job is too big or

Eden Mount Road, Grange Freephone: 0800 783 1104 Mobile 07886 831336


4, 6, 8 & 16 seater mini-buses and a disabled access vehicle available


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Contact David or Nicola Sm

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