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Letter from the Editor There’s a definite nip in the air as we have now passed well and truly into autumn. Exciting times here at Grange Now as along with our sister papers in Ulverston and up in Windermere we are now reaching more homes in the South Lakes than any other local newspaper - about 50% more in fact. As Ulverston Now has increased coverage area to include Dalton, the 3 ‘nowmagasine sisters’ collectively account for 30,000 copies a month. Closer to home we are launching a new regular feature this month. ‘Looking back in time’ brings you a monthly collection of images from days gone by. We would love to hear about any connections you have to the people or places in these photographs. In the next edition (deadline 14th October) we will be offering ideas for your Christmas shopping through our gift guide. Horrified gasps all round. It can’t really be that time of year can it? Well not yet, but if you have a business with ideas for our gift guide, then please get in touch.
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Filling a shoebox is a simple and fun thing to do, and doesn’t have to cost a lot of money, and it really does make a difference to a child who has none of the basics we take for granted. The benefits of being a “local” charity are that a team from Cumbria takes the shoeboxes and brings pictures and stories back of the children who receive them and, as a small charity we have no staff to pay, so
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What would you do in an emergency? The Rotary Club of Grange over Sands is to hold a free course of instruction to cover the situation ‘What would you do in an emergency’?
Several parents have been in touch with Grange Now this month about the cost of travel for sixth formers. One parent, whose son is travelling to Ulverston Victoria High School, is currently having to fork out £100 per month to get him there, and it is a similar situation for those travelling to schools and colleges in Lancaster and Kendal. We contacted both Northern Rail and Cumbria County Council for their response. A Northern Rail spokesperson told Grange Now: “In order to keep a fair and unbiased approach to all schools and colleges across the north of England, it was decided to withdraw this particular educational season ticket offer. These tickets are a Northern product, meaning we reserve the right to amend or remove them at any time. This decision was reached on a basis that is both non-discriminatory, commercially viable and practical from a logistical point of view, across our entire Northern network.
The venue will be the Netherwood Hotel on Thursday 10 November between 9.30am and 12.30pm. The purpose of the event is to give advice on how you should react in the case of dealing with an emergency such as heart attack, choking, severe bleeding, electric shock, epileptic fit, diabetic coma, falls or fractures and would you offer the right treatment? Tuition will be provided by Grange and District First Responders. Those interested in attending should register their name, address and telephone number at the Netherwood Hotel Reception Desk or telephone 07533 054 216. If there is enough demand, a further afternoon session may be held.
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Grange branch is delighted to be chosen by the Grange CO-OP to benefit from their new Local Community Fund. Every time a member uses their membership card when they pay for Co-op branded goods, 1% of what they spend will go towards their chosen cause. (21 September until 18 March 2017). Guidance and information is available on the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) website for anyone to access for themselves and NWAS expect potential volunteers to apply on line. If anyone over the age of 18 would like to know more about the work and how the team operates, levels of commitment etc, please speak to David Waugh on 07770 477 733 or by email: davidwaugh100@ gmail.com.
“However, we are investigating the possibility of introducing a residents’ discount card and if the proposal is deemed to be a viable alternative, it will certainly be something we will look into.” I am sure residents will welcome the fact that a residents’ discount card is to be discussed and, hopefully, granted. However, in the first paragraph of Northern’s response, they state: ”In order to keep a fair and unbiased approach to all schools and colleges across the north of England ....” How can you compare transport links in cities with those in rural areas? Tim Owen, Chairman of the The Furness Line Community Rail Partnership told Grange Now that a meeting is being held on Thursday 22nd September [the day we go to press] and the issue of scholars’ passes is on the agenda. Tim will give us an update for the November issue.
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Cumbria County Council sent their guidelines for Post 16 students which state: ‘Free transport will only be available….in the following circumstances: Qualifying Post-16 students from ‘low income’ families Qualifying Post-16 students who have a learning difficulty/disability’ While it is only right that ‘low income’ families should get help, it appears that so many families fall just outwith that threshold, and those are the families who are being squeezed, financially, the most.
MP, Tim Farron took up this issue some time ago but says he has made little progress and has found North to be ‘inflexible’. He says he intends to keep up the pressure on Northern and you can sign his petition at: timfarron.co.uk/en/petition/save-season-tickets-for-sixth-form-students
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As you are reading this, Robin’s Runners will have successfully completed the Great North Run, which took place on Sunday 11th September. This is the second of three runs in memory of Robin Webster, better known to many locals as simply “Sir”. Following Robin’s passing last year, his daughter, Claire Logan, was joined by Philippa Skrein, Bryony Wilmshurst, Emma Teggart and Steven Teggart and, as a team, they decided to run in his memory whilst raising money for three charities that helped Robin and his family greatly. Those charities being: North West Air Ambulance, Rosemere Cancer Care and St Mary’s Hospice, Ulverston. Originally, just two runs were planned. On Sunday 22nd May, a group of five ran the 10km Great Manchester Run. Upon completion, Claire
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The residents of Windermere Road were once again hit by flooding during the torrential downpour on 28th August, which left Windermere Road, the duck pond and the car park behind The Commodore completely underwater. The flooding was due, in part, to a lack of maintenance in waterways and also blocked drains.
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At the beginning of September, a ‘Clear the drains before it rains’ campaign was started by Windermere Councillor Ben Berry which has led to a multiagency meeting which will take place in Victoria Hall on Tuesday 4th October at 7pm. Windermere Road resident, Andrew Baxter welcomes the meeting saying: “This is a good first step. After the floods there was lots of positive messages on social media but we need the drains and gullies cleared and a plan in place. If we don’t get a solution then my neighbours and I will be flooded again and again.”
Attending the meeting will be Cumbria County Council Flood Risk Management Team, Environment Agency, Cumbria Highways and South Lakeland District Council. County Councillor, Bill Wearing who organised the meeting said: “I called this meeting because the problems are only getting worse and working together we can overcome them. I’m urging the whole community to get involved and, as a first action, that the County Council clear the drains before it rains again.” You can sign the petition at: www.ben-berry.co.uk/drains
Investment Matters By Jason Crane APFS CFPTM
At the turn of the year many financial experts expected interest rates to start to rise in 2016, yet on the 4th August 2016 the Bank of England reduced the Base Rate further to a historic low of 0.25%. The message here is that in the UK ultra-low interest rates are here to stay for the foreseeable future. be it single company holdings or an investment fund, you are entitled to a share of the profits by way of a dividend payment. The gap between the yield on these types of investments, and interest available on cash, is bigger than it has been for many years. By way of an example, the average yield on the current largest 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange is in excess of 3% (variable, not guaranteed). Making the most of your savings carries varying degrees of risk, from investment risk to that already mentioned, ‘keeping up with inflation’. It is therefore crucial to review how your savings/assets are structured on a regular basis, in order to provide the best overall return. 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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Seeing the Sites On 5th September, twelve members of Grange’s ‘3Ps’ Group, along with Grange Town Councillors, County Cllr, Bill Wearing, District Cllr, Eric Morell and Alan Williamson of SLDC contractors, Continental Landscapes visited thirteen sites which the 3Ps have massively improved over the past 10 years. Chairman of the group, Cllr Ron Shapland told Grange Now: “These sites varied from woodland and gardens, to the Promenade and the Community Orchard. They looked at work including: clearing and re-planting of green spaces, seats which have been painted and litter bins. They group also went along to the very popular
outdoor gym which is sited at the cafe end of the prom and also viewed the new information boards which were also courtesy of the 3P’s group.” Over a period of ten years, the Group raised over £70,000 and provided at least £50,000 worth of volunteer time. Thanks must go to members of the 3Ps committee and to the local community. They have given their time to make a contribution towards, not just helping to improve and maintain Grange’s environment and attractions, but also by designing printing and distributing leaflets. Quite a feat for a band of volunteers and one for which, as residents of Grange, we should be very grateful.
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Long lines of cars, each displaying a yellow parking ticket, could be seen all over Grange, mainly in the ‘one hour only’ parking bays. Does this mean Grange is full of petty criminals with no regard for the law or could they perhaps be hardworking locals who have jobs in our shops and cafes who, if they were to park in the car parks, would spend £25 of their wages, per week on parking. There are many who say there are plenty of places to park without using the parking bays, Fernleigh Road
for one. If there is one issue which Grange Now repeatedly hears about it’s from the poor residents of Fernleigh Road who cannot park outside their own houses because of people parking there. The parkers can’t win. Isn’t it time something was done for those who work locally? Any suggestions, please get in touch.
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On 7th September, Steve Morris of The Cumbria Steam Gathering, attended the meeting of Lower Holker Parish Council to present them with a cheque for £500. The money has been put towards the cost of resurfacing Flookburgh Square which took place on Wednesday 14th September. The Cumbria Steam Gathering vehicles travel through the Square, to Cark Airfield, every year and they were delighted to make a contribution to the Parish Council plans to improve the Square.
New life for the parish hall Plans for a mix of business space, shopping and commercial development on the site of the Parish Hall have been submitted to SLDC planning department. The plans also include a business hub which would provide hot desking and flexible short term office space. The project would involve the demolition of the Parish Hall and its replacement with a three storey building intended for a variety of active economic uses. The developers suggest that over thirty jobs could be created if the scheme is approved by SLDC planning officers and committee. The Parish Hall was sold over a year ago due its decline in use. The plans have been submitted following a rejection by Historic England to list the building. Initially designed as a four storey building, the project has been amended to
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County Matters Over the last few weeks we have again had some extreme weather conditions with high temperatures, storms and heavy rainfall.
Unfortunately, Windermere Road in the Town experienced flooding on the road between one to two feet. When this occurs on our roads it would help if motorists exercised restraint in their speeds as the wash from the vehicles creates problems for the residents.
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Tim’s Column It has been a bit of a health month when it comes to dealing with issues that people have been bringing me.
I am becoming increasingly worried about the state of our health service in South Lakes. We have some amazing people working in healthcare around here but there just isn’t enough money to allow them to do their jobs properly. A report came out the other week showing that our local health trusts have much higher levels of work absence because of illness than the average for all health trusts around the country. We all know that high levels of sickness often indicate deeper issues than simply the poor health of employees. The feedback I get from people who work in health care in our area is that they are being asked to do too much in the time they have available. Our ambulance service has failed to meet its targets for reaching people in the most serious need
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We have had a few different bands this year and the amount of money in the bucket each week has been amazing. So thank you to all those folk who attended the concerts and donated so generously. At this point I really must give a huge ‘Thank you’ to Victor Hindle and all the ladies of ‘Charity and Co’ who look after us so well every Sunday in the season. Sally Haines is already working on next year’s season and will be looking for sponsors for the concerts so if you, your group or your business would like to
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The induction meeting for the library volunteers took place on the 20th September and again I must record my thanks to all for stepping forward and contributing to help enhance our library service. There has been an update on the County Council Digital Strategy with the aim of making our web site as user friendly as possible so that residents are able to access information and services as efficiently and quickly as possible. Please try this out via our web site on www.cumbria.gov.uk Bill Wearing, Conservative County Councillor
for the past 6 months. We are told continually that the speed with which people suffering from a heart attack or a stroke are treated is critically important to their chances of survival. Just because we choose to live in a rural area rather than a big city should not mean we face higher health risks than other people in the country.
I have written to Jeremy Hunt, the Health Secretary, to ask him what his plans for reform to the NHS will mean for health care in our part of the world. A recent report calculated that our health care in North Lancashire and South Cumbria would be facing a deficit of more than £800 million by 2021 if nothing was done. That is a huge amount of money to find. There is no way it can be achieved simply by greater levels of efficiency. Either the Government comes up with more money or we will have to face massive cuts to our service. As ever if I can help with anything please email me on email@example.com or ring on 01539 723 403. Thanks for your support, Tim
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Later in the month saw Jackie and I at the Cumbria in Bloom Awards in Penrith where we were very proud to see the awarding of an ‘Outstanding Award’ to the Bloom Group for their entry of the Station Border into the RHS ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ category. The group have already won a national award for the Garden of the Year at the Community Rail Awards for this garden so should be very proud of themselves.
And while I have no idea how many days it is until Christmas I do know the free Charity stalls at the Christmas Fair are booking fast so if your group would like one, do get in touch with Sally or myself. Cllr. Tricia Thomas
LOOKING BACK This month, we are excited to introduce a brand new feature, ‘Looking Back’. Every month, we will be stepping back in time, revisiting old photos from our archive, kindly provided, in large part, by Grange Civic Society, and piecing together interesting parts of our local history, hopefully with the help of your goodselves! This October, we are kicking off with this intriguing photo of a sand-boat on the sands. Despite digging around on the internet we can’t find a thing about sand-boating in Grange, so we need your help to find out more about this photo. Who are these gentlemen? What year was this photograph taken? Do you know anything more about this fun-looking sport and its place in Grange’s past? Do get in touch!
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FOOD & DRINK
Marrow and Chorizo Bake Autumn is a season of deep greens, dark yellows and rich oranges and reds. Combining as it does the full flavour, colour and texture of Cumbrian chorizo with the gentler and often under-appreciated marrow, which is grown locally and delivered directly to the farm shop, this recipe from the Low Sizergh Barn kitchen pays homage to all that’s good about the coming season. After the energy of summer it’s lovely to slow the pace, get together round the family table, and tuck into a hearty and comforting dish.
Makes 1 large family dish Method
Ingredients 1 marrow (peeled, deseeded and cut into 1” cubes) 1 tbsp olive oil 1.5 pints of chicken stock 1 tsp dried oregano 2 cloves of garlic (crushed) 2 handfuls breadcrumbs 1 handful of parmesan cheese (grated) 250g lean back bacon (chopped) 1 Cumbrian chorizo (diced) 200g red lentils 1 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
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1. Pre heat the oven to 180c. 2. Fry the bacon and garlic in olive oil for 5 minutes. Add the chorizo and oregano and cook for a further 5 minutes. 3. Add the marrow and lentils and cook for another 5 minutes before adding the tomatoes and stock and simmering for a further 10 minutes. 4. Pour into a casserole dish and bake in the oven for 30 minutes. 5. Remove the casserole from the oven and top with breadcrumbs, return the dish to the oven and bake for a further 10 minutes. 6. Remove from the oven and finish the topping by sprinkling the parmesan cheese over the casserole and baking for a final 10 minutes. 7. Serve with a small salad of Growing Well leaves, and granary bread.
A GOOD OL’ BRITISH PIE The British take their Pies very seriously! There are umpteen national Pie competitions held annually around the UK, and the World Pie Eating Championships takes place ever year in Wigan. It’s one of our favourite foods in Britain, and has been widely celebrated and, no doubt, consumed in the last two weeks as we celebrated British Food Fortnight.
We, at Higginsons are no different. Pies have been on the menu here for 30 years, starting out as an addition to the fresh meat offering. Since then, they have developed a rather large following, much to our delight and our Pie range now extends to over 40 varieties. The thing that sets our Pies apart from so many others is the generous helpings of filling inside mouth-watering golden pastry – and, they’re all made by hand. But don’t just take our word for it! Here’s a lovely review we found on Trip Advisor, from a recent customer.
“This must be one of the best butchers/pie shops in the country. I bought a Cheese, Bacon and Potato pie and also a Pork pie. The Pork pie was probably the best my wife and I have ever had, and the Cheese and Bacon was also superb. The quality of these Pies will take some surpassing and they are packed with filling. People in Grange don’t know how lucky they are” If all this talk of Pies has got you salivating, here’s an October Offer from Higginsons that you won’t want to miss:
• 4 x Meat & Potato or 4 x Cheese & Onion Pies for £6! • 4 x Midi Pork or 4 x Steak, Ale & Stilton, or 4 x Chunky Steak for £10!
The above offer will be available in the Shop during October only, on a first-come, first served basis. Pre-order to avoid disappointment. Keep an eye out in next month’s Grange Now for our Halloween and Bonfire Night specials!
If you have 5 minutes spare and feel so inclined, please leave us a review on our website www.higginsonsofgrange.co.uk or on Trip Advisor www.tripadvisor.co.uk to let us know what you think of our Pies.
Inaugural Sponsors’ Day NEW Raw Milk
Grange over Sands Golf club’s inaugural Sponsors’ Day was played on Sunday 4th September 2016, and proved to be a great success, with over 150 people attending.
After torrential rain all day Saturday the course had recovered sufficiently and the competition was played under a glorious blue sky.
The club wish to acknowledge their grateful thanks to the many local sponsors, in particular Lloyds South Lakes BMW, Wain Homes, Barclays Bank and Windermere Lake Cruises without whose help the event could not have been staged.
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The winning team all came from our friends at Grange Fell Golf Club, their Captain, Tony Montwill, K.Pearson, B.Gregory and S.Watts with a score of 93 points. The longest drive for the men was Jordan Harrison and for the ladies Carrie Cooper. Nearest the pin on the 8th hole went to K.Matthews.
In the afternoon, the winning team, again with 93 points, was Sam Taylor & Jack Cowell from Lloyds BMW and Derrick Hackney & Sam Taylor Snr from Hackney & Leigh Estate Agents. The longest drive for the men was won by Sam Taylor (Lloyd BMW) and the ladies winner was Janet Ingham. Nearest the pin on the 8th hole was won by Roger cairns for the men and Carrie Cooper for the ladies.
The Club wishes to thank all those who provided the prizes which helped the Club to raise over £1500.
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NATURE & GARDENING
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October is the month of Halloween, and beyond fiddling around with pumpkins or chiselling out hard as granite turnips, (see, things were tough in the olden days) there’s still plenty to crack on with on your plot. If you have access to a greenhouse it’s worth lifting some herbs to prolong their availability, mint will do well and it’s worthwhile with thyme in case of a particularly brutal or very wet winter. I usually try and make a late sowing of parsley in pots for this purpose as well. You might read in a few books, or on the back of seed
Belinda will steal your heart
packets, that you can sow your broad beans for next year roundabout now, I’ve not had much luck with this, having tried on a number of occasions, I think either the local climate is too wet or the mice are too hungry.
season, so this extra time in the ground gives them a better chance of achieving a more traditional garlic shape, rather than the, still delicious, enormous mono bulb garlic/ onion monster you get from planting in spring.
Given the right conditions, a sunny spot and rich soil, they will yield knobbly white fist-sized bulbs of a quality far superior to any you’ll find at the supermarket. Beyond Thermidrome, other varieties such as Sprint, with it’s pinkish tinted bulbs, and Elephant garlic should also do well. Elephant garlic benefits from a long growing
You will probably have cleared a few of your beds by now, so continue to mulch as you go. If you’re just starting out and haven’t built up a decent compost heap yet, you could try a green mulch such as field beans or grazing rye that you dig into the soil in the spring. Green manures help retain a lot of the nutrients that might otherwise be leached out of the soil by heavy rain as well as adding organic matter.
One crop that I’ve had far better results with, seeming to be repellent to garden pests, as well as vampires, is garlic. A good variety to sow now is the cosmic sounding Thermidrome. You should get some optimistic little shoots before the winter, which in spring will transform into robust healthy plants.
I’m always tempted to save a couple of heads of garlic to sow again in the autumn. The perceived wisdom is that this can lead to a build up of disease but I’ve never had any problems, other than stopping myself from eating them!
A new book chronicling the red squirrel colony in Forest How, Eskdale is sure to capture the heart of everyone, not just those who love nature and animals. The book is about all of the squirrels but the undisputed star of the show has to be ‘Belinda’ who clearly loves the camera as much as it loves her.
The book’s author, Peter Trimming told Grange Now: “When I started studying the red squirrels, at Forest How, in 2012, I had no plans to write a book. However, I didn’t see the point of taking photographs without knowing which squirrels were appearing in the pictures. John Harris, co-owner at Forest
After several visits, it became obvious that I was compiling a nice photographic record of several squirrels; learning their ways, who would pose for me and who would run off if I approached etc. This continued until the summer of 2014, when squirrelpox struck. I always knew that this was a possible outcome, as the grey squirrel has been in Cumbria for more than 15 years. Over the course of two months, we lost all of our friendly red squirrels.
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Visitors to Meathop Moss Nature Reserve near Witherslack are benefitting from 1,000 metres of newlyopened boardwalk which has just been installed at the reserve, thanks to a grant from SUEZ Communities Trust. The boardwalk will enable wildlife lovers to enjoy at close hand what is one of the best examples of raised peat bogs in the country. A variety of unusual plants can be found on the reserve, which is owned by Cumbria Wildlife Trust, including Sphagnum mosses, cotton grasses and bog rosemary. The habitat is also home to over 200 species of butterflies and moths. Meathop Moss Nature Reserve is free to enter and can be found off the A590 near Witherslack, on the road signposted to Ulpha.
How, with his partner Deb, had named one squirrel who visited regularly, and it seemed sensible to name the other ‘regulars’, so that we could easily refer to individuals sighted each day.
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Fortunately, some survived otherwise there would have been no book!
Sadly, the catalyst for the book was John being diagnosed with cancer in early April 2015. Summer 2015 was chosen as the end point, in the hope that John would survive long enough to see the book published. Although that did not happen, John did have the text read to him and gave his approval”.
This charming book not only contains intimate details about this colony but multiple full-colour photos of his adorable subjects, in amazing detail. Copies of the book are available from: bookguild.co.uk. ISBN: 9781910878552.
Vale of Lune Harriers cross the bay
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On Monday 12th September, Queen’s Guide, Cedric Robinson OBE, led the Vale of Lune Harriers, including Master, Mel Brook, in a ride-out, across the bay. The group left Kents Bank Station end at 2pm for the 2 hour ride across to White Creek Caravan Park. Although very experienced riders, it was the first time riding across the bay for Tony Smith on Axel, Yvonne Shelley on Sam and Amanda and her daughter Sarah on Costa and Carina.
Improved facilities at Arnside Educational Institute An extension to the existing buildings was built to provide space for the Arnside Archive, as well as to provide additional storage space for equipment used in the Joyce Nicholson Hall by local residents. The local Link Library also recently moved into the building and is now fully operational there.
Local councillor, Ian Stewart was instrumental in getting funding from SLDC Locally Important Projects fund and Cumbria County Council, whilst Councillor Pete McSweeney has provided funds from the John Barnes Charitable Trust. A grant has also been received from The Hadfield Trust. South Lakes MP, Tim Farron performed the official opening on Saturday 10th September, alongside local councillors and residents.
Allithwaite Bowling Club raise £500 At their annual charity day barbecue in July, the Club raised £500 which will be split between Derian House and Jigsaw Children’s Hospices. This brings the total raised, over the last 7 years, to a whopping £3230. The Club would like to say a big thank you to Plumgarths for donating the sausages and burgers and to Hargans for donating the potatoes and onions. At the Open Competition, the main fundraiser for the year, Dave Gears from Carcraft
kindly sponsored once again, and they’re very grateful to Dave for his continued support. The competition was won by Allithwaite members, Jeanne Tattersall and Dave Slater who beat Mat Simpson and Joyce Foxcroft in the final.
The C Team also had a great season which saw them winning promotion into Division 4 of the Kendal League. A great year for the club which has 7 teams in all. If you would like to join contact Jeanne on 58531 or Bob on 36528.
Changes to the Preston train
LAUNCHING THIS AUTUMN
The Furness Line Rail Partnership have been in touch to let us know of changes to the weekday train to Preston. The Monday to Friday train to Preston, previously shown as: ‘calling at Grange at 09.51, now departs at 09.24 and calls additionally at
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Kents Bank at 09.20.’ The train has recently been increased to three carriages to provide additional seating capacity. An updated pocket timetable for the Furness Line, dated 1st August, is now available at staffed stations.
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ART & MUSIC This month, Grange Now talks to former English teacher turned author, Jean Briggs.
Artist of the Month: Author, Jean Briggs gun that killed his enemy. Famous man, he may be, but as Hardacre observes, famous men are composed of passions just as ordinary men.
Where do you write? I live in Sedbergh in an old cottage overlooking the River Rawthey and work in a little office upstairs where my desk faces the wall rather than the view of the Howgills – otherwise I might be gazing out when I should be planning the next chapter. My husband and I bought the cottage as a holiday retreat because in term time we lived at Rossall School where I was Head of English. Before Rossall we lived in Hong Kong where I taught English and my husband, an artist, worked in publishing. Why Dickens? When I retired from teaching, I did wonder what I might do after such a busy life. I had written plays and short stories to use in school, but a novel? It was when I started reading Dickens again and came across a book about his founding, with Baroness Coutts, of a home for fallen women that the germ of the idea came. I read about his expeditions with the police into the London’s slums. What about a crime story? My detective duo, Dickens and Jones came
Multi award winning duo head to Arnside Ninebarrow are impressing audiences across the country with their innovative and captivating take on the folk tradition. A multi-awardwinning folk duo, Jon Whitley and Jay La-Bouchardiere combine breath-taking vocal harmonies and melodies, delivering original songs which are inspired and rooted in the landscape and the history of the British Isles. As well as crafting
Describe your writing day? Sometimes I write straight onto the computer, but often I write in longhand. Sometimes the words flow more easily from a pen or pencil. I keep pen and paper by me at all times – just in case an idea comes. And I read Dickens’s novels and letters – I have to keep in touch with him. to life when I gave Dickens, a Superintendent from Bow Street as his partner. What if, a murder took place at the home for fallen women? I began to plan the first novel: The Murder of Patience Brooke. Matilda Richards of The History Press liked the idea of a series and accepted the first book. Meanwhile, I was rapidly planning the second,Death at Hungerford Stairs, which was published in 2015 – the inspiration for this came from my reading about Dickens’s experience as a boy of twelve working at the blacking factory at Hungerford Stairs.
Dickens was very keen on acting – he was, by all accounts, a very good one. The third novel, Murder by Ghostlight, begins in Manchester in 1850. Dickens had acted there in 1848, but there was no murder done, as far as I know! However, I was tempted by the idea of the discovery of a corpse on the stage, and more, by the dramatic notion that Dickens finds it. The body is of a man Dickens loathes and this is a fact that interests Inspector Hardacre of the Manchester Police. Hardacre is even more suspicious because Charles Dickens is found holding the
unique and engaging original material, Ninebarrow also take a wide-range of traditional folk songs and rework them in their own, distinctive way. Most recently, their second album,‘Releasing the Leaves’, received widespread critical acclaim. Find out more at: www.ninebarrow.co.uk Tickets £10 from Sue/John Gibbs 01524 762460. You can see them on Saturday 29th October, WI Hall, Orchard Road, Arnside. Doors 7pm for 7.30pm.
Making a lasting impression Sara Last is the Artist of the Month at Witherslack Community Shop this month. The ‘Artist in the Shop’ for October is Sara Last of Saramics Studio.Sara is an exciting, new, young potter who has taken to potting with gusto and pots are, sometimes literally, flying off the wheel. She makes bright,affordable
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Do you plan your books first? I have the main idea of the story to start with. I know the victim and the murderer and his or her motive, and, of course, the detectives, and that the murder will be solved. But new characters will emerge and take the story in a different direction. Let’s see what happens, I think. And if it doesn’t work, there is always the delete button.
Jean will be holding a book reading event at Grange Library on Tuesday 8th November at 7pm. Tickets priced at £1 can be bought from the library or reserved by calling: 32749
Flookburgh Band play at Cartmel Priory
Flookburgh Band, under their Musical Director, John Iveson, will be presenting their everpopular, ‘The Last Night of the Proms’ concert in Cartmel Priory on Saturday October 1st at 7.30pm. In addition to the Last Night favourites: Land of Hope and Glory, Rule Britannia and Jerusalem, the programme will contain items to appeal to all musical tastes, including two
songs from Karl Jenkins’ ‘The Armed Man’, 633 Squadron, Pirates of the Caribbean and many other favourites.
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Alnwick based, Northumberland Theatre Company has teamed up with Highlights Touring Scheme to bring this highenergy, black comedy to rural village halls. The musical comedy about two best friends, set to an infectious Bangra soundtrack, will bring a touch of Bollywood glamour to Arnside. It’s a play about friendship and ambition and the lengths people will go to realise their dreams. But not all goes to plan for the unemployed actor and his friend and, in their pursuit of fame and fortune, they also encounter the darker side of Bollywood. Performed by an ensemble cast
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Blue Skies are coming back If you didn’t manage to see local artist, Annie Southward’s Blue Skies exhibition at the library in April, then here’s another opportunity to see her wonderful work. Annie’s stunning seascapes, all done in acrylics on canvas, bring the beautiful beaches of Mull and Iona to life. The exhibition will run from 3rd 22nd October 2016. The new library opening times are: 10am - 1pm and 2pm - 5pm.
This is the story of a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Meryl Streep is magnificent in the starring role and Hugh Grant is said to give
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Meryl Streep stars as Florence Foster Jenkins On Saturday, 8th October, Arnside Highlights are showing, ‘Florence Foster Jenkins’.
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Pop up theatre makes welcome return A unique pop up theatre experience is set to return to South Lakeland following a smash-hit debut in Kendal last year.
Featuring four action packed days and over 70 films, the Kendal Mountain Festival will take place 17th - 20th November, and will showcase and screen the very best films, from around the world, in adventure filmmaking, mountain culture, environment and exploration.
At the heart of the Festival is the International Film Competition, which awards 12 films prizes through an independent jury. The film competition is still open and entry details can be found at filmfreeway.com. Crucially ‘Kendal’ is the main social gathering for outdoor enthusiasts in Europe.
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Back by popular demand, award winning theatre company Paines Plough will once again be pitching their Roundabout theatre dome at the town’s Abbot Hall art Gallery for a four days of cutting edge performances from 6- 9 October. Growth by Luke Norris (Thu 6 Oct, Sat 8 Oct & Sun 9 Oct) - A comedy about a hip and trendy young guy who finds a lump on one of his testicles and has to make some serious life decisions.
I Got Superpowers for my Birthday by Katie Douglas (Fri 7 Oct - Sun 9 Oct) - A fast-paced and fantasy filled adventure following three almost-teens as they go on an epic quest to save the planet.
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Congratulations to all the children who completed the Big Friendly Read Summer Reading Challenge. It was great to see such enthusiastic young readers choosing their books. There is still time to book and attend the Borderlines Book Festival in Carlisle with a full programme of author talks and workshops from 1st to 9th October. Featured writers include Sarah Hall, Karen Lloyd, Anna Pavord, Jimmy McGovern, Susan Calman, Ruth Sutton, Geraldine Green and Hunter Davies. Information and booking details are available in the Library and online at borderlinescarlisle.co.uk
The monthly Dementia Information Session will be held on Tuesday 4th October (10.30 am to 12.30 pm) when a representative from the Alzheimer’s Society will be available to provide advice and guidance for diagnosed individuals and their family and friends. No need to book, just come along. From 7th October, we will be selling our usual Charity Christmas cards and gifts, with 70% of the price being received by the specified charity. On 25th October (half term) we will be hosting
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scooped the prestigious Scotsman Fringe First award which is given to theatre that demonstrates outstanding originality.
Roundabout will also host a variety of extra events including live music from the Kendal folk band The Hey Down Treaders, stand-up comedian Ed Gamble with his new show Stampede, and spoken word from Furness-based collective Some Some Unicorn.
a children’s Wordsworth Trust activity from 10 am to 11.30 am. Places are limited so free tickets can be reserved in the Library. This month, we are welcoming a return visit from local artist Anne Southward, with a display of her lovely paintings in our Art Room from 3rd to 22nd October.
Get Online Week is the week beginning 17th October and we are offering free 1-2-1 IT sessions on how to use Ancestry and Find My Past to research your family history (both websites are free to library PC users). Book your session in the Library or by phone on 32749. On 8th November, we will be welcoming returning author Jean Briggs to the Library at 7 pm to talk about Dickens and Ghosts to coincide with the publication of her new novel, Murder by Ghostlight. The event starts at 7.00 pm, tickets priced at £1, to include refreshments, are available from the library or can be reserved by telephone on 32749. (see page 18).
You may have noticed the return of the Self Issue machine. This is now available to ‘Check Out’ books. Instructions are shown on the machine, so why not avoid the queue and give it a try!
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We were thrilled to see our very own Beth Holman’s design on the front cover of the 300th edition of Grange Now.
We have got off to a fabulous start to our new academic year! This term our value is ‘Friendship’ and the children have been showing excellent friendship qualities, with three children winning special certificates already! We spent the day at Castlehead Outdoor activity centre, working together to solve problems and strengthen our friendships. We welcomed 15 children to our Reception class this year and some new faces to our Nursery, and we couldn’t be more pleased. In the Snowy Owl’s class, we are learning about animals and are looking forward to a visit to Dalton Zoo. In Tawny Owl’s, we are learning about superheroes, designing outfits, complete with mask and cape, and the children are full of enthusiasm. Barn Owls have been taking their learning outside, writing Autumn poetry and making physical numbers, to explore place value,using all sorts of unusual objects. They are now looking forward to searching the quarry for ‘Stig of the Dump’. Will they find him? Eagle Owls have produced some outstanding persuasive writing inspired by the unusual book ‘The Day the Crayons Quit’. They are studying Maya and Space and are looking forward to an action packed Maya Day soon.
We were also delighted as our Year 6s arrived at Carlisle Cathedral for the Diocesan Leavers’ Service, to see Robert Wattam’s design in print on the service booklet. What wonderful achievements, to see your work in print! We have started the new term with vigour! Mrs Melanie Knight of Acorn Montessori Nursery and her staff have joined us as an independent
Lindale Primary We have had a wonderful start to the new school year. Over the summer, we had a lot of work done to create a new path and also installed a fantastic Playdale climbing frame and outside musical instruments. This was mainly funded by a successful lottery bid and in-school fundraising. We are delighted that we now have a great play area, and access to the woodland at the bottom of our field, all year round. All classes are now regularly using the outdoors for woodland skills,
nursery school, running from within our premises. Much work has taken place over the summer period; the nursery classroom and our Class 1 space have been transformed and are exciting, vibrant and busy places in which to learn. Our outdoor learning area is now well under development. The Storyteller and Reflective Garden is now in use, and our brand new Mud Kitchen has arrived and is ready to go into place during our ‘Groundforce Day’ on 17th September. We are also awaiting the arrival of a school boat to go in the
Year 4/5 are off to Tower Wood soon to engage in outdoor learning activities such as rock climbing and caving.
nature detectives and problem solving activities. Our next project is to further develop our wood area for den building at playtimes. Years 2-6 started the term with a visit to the Westmorland County show and despite the weather had a good day. Our clubs have started this week and as well as our usual clubs we have now started a choir and a running club. Our new Nursery and Reception children have settled in really well and are quickly making friends.
Lindale Pre-school nursery have been making the most of the sunny weather with hand and feet painting as part of their ‘All about me’ topic. We look forward to a busy term ahead!
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Cartmel Priory School students have once again been celebrating GCSE success- well done to the 2016 cohort who performed superbly this summer.
We welcomed back our growing preschoolers after the summer break, and we are very pleased to have some new little ones joining us.
Comparisons to 2015 national data indicate that they have done even better than last year when, in terms of DFE’s key new indicator ‘Progress 8’, the school was in the top 8% of schools nationally. Across the ability range there were many stories of achievement and excellence. Examples of academic excellence at the highest level include Steven N: 7 A* and 3 As, James M: 6 A* and 3 As and Isabelle W: 5 A* and 4 As.These results are, however, just one element of a story of success. Pupils of all abilities made great progress, with several students overcoming
As well as finding out what our interests are: (dinosaurs and vehicles being first on the list) we will be indulging in plenty of messy play including baking and gardening.
significant personal challenges to successfully move onto 6th Form or college.
A huge well done to everyone. May I take this opportunity to wish our past pupils the very best of luck in the next stage of their education. The school is proud of your achievements and looks forward to hearing of your future successes. Dr P Williams, Headteacher
Flookburgh School The start of the new school year here at Flookburgh has already proved to be a busy and exciting one.
We would like to offer a warm welcome to our two new members of staff Miss Boothby (class 2) and Mrs Martin (Class 4) and of course our reception class who have moved up from nursery. We wish them lots of luck for the terms ahead.
It was a wet start to the day and everyone was very muddy, but Year’s 1 to 6 enjoyed their visit to the County Show and had a great day with staff and parents.
It’s great to be back!
Thankyou to John, Keith, Sara and Alex for your donations, Matt and Tracy for hosting a quiz night and everyone that supported our refreshment stall
Grange CE School The start of the new school year is always exciting and, at Grange, everyone is enthusiastic and eager to start work.
On 16th September all the children enjoyed an adventure filled day at Castle Head Field Centre funded by the donation from Michelle Jurd Memorial Trust. Great fun was had by all and the children were able to take part in activities such as canoeing, raft building, climbing, low ropes etc and thankfully the weather was fantastic!
at the car rally. Thank you also to North West Evening Mail and Glynis Bland Photography for grants towards furniture and resources to enhance the children’s learning experiences.
From 21st September, buying Coop branded goods can support us, if you choose our charity to be the recipient. The deadline for children’s own design Christmas card packs is 14th October (£5.50 for pack of 12) so please submit your A4 design by then. Please call in or speak to Gemma or Nichola if you wish to find out more about us.
School continues to promote Fairtrade and we had a stall at Prom Art on the 25th September selling Fairtrade items from Nepal as well as displaying the children’s artwork. We hope that lots of people were able to pop down to see us. Our amazing felted life cycle of a butterfly was created with the help of Emma Wheatcroft.
We are delighted to have recently been re-accredited with the Eco Schools Green Flag award which is an international award programme, providing a simple framework to help make sustainability an integral part of school life.
There has been lots of work going on at school over the summer holidays with many improvements inside and out and it all looks fantastic.
The children were very excited to see our new play equipment had been installed and were keen to start climbing! The new sun sail will provide a covered area in the grounds for the children to learn outside and make use of our excellent outdoor areas.
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Last year, Tracy Hathorn from the Keg and Kitchen decided it would be fun to have a pumpkin walk along the prom and it proved to be a big hit. This year, Tracy is determined that this year’s walk will be even bigger and better than last year. Organising and running this event does require quite a few people, so if you can help out in any way, please contact Tracy on: 83325.
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Dear Editor, Prom Art needs help urgently Prom Art in Grange-over-Sands has become the largest open air art and craft event in the Northwest since it started in September 2004. It is held on the last Sunday in each month from April to September. Details are on: www.promart.info. Our committee is now down to four members including myself as Life President. However we have excellent help from volunteers and paid stewards. We have a paid minute secretary/administrator,
Dear Editor, We would like to express our appreciation to the many professional people who attended to my husband when he was taken in an emergency to Barrow hospital. Following so much adverse publicity recently [about the NHS] this was most definitely not our experience.
Dear Editor I am very sad to report that one of our local residents has taken it upon himself to try and prevent bicycles travelling on the promenade, or just to cause trouble. On Thursday the 15th of September my neighbour and I were returning from a days cycling. We had travelled on the 15.33 train from Lancaster to Grange, the same train had been used by the man who had boarded at Carnforth. We were cycling slowly along the promenade in single file when we approached a lady and 2 men. We rang our bell in advance of reaching the people, the lady and one of the men used their common sense and moved to one side so that we could all pass safely.
Dear Editor On behalf all residents in Grange we would like to thank Suzanne, Peter and the promenade gardening group for the work they have done that has resulted in the promenade gardens looking the most colourful and well maintained flower beds that we have ever seen in grange over the 20 years we have had a property here. Suzanne has been the leader of the group for the past 2 years and with her husband Peter have put in
Dear Editor, Cllrs are having a moan about no one attending their surgery on a Saturday morning at the library,well 2 good reasons no one came is firstly the library has stopped opening on Saturdays
but are lacking an Hon Secretary. We are considering making our association into a Community Interest Company at our AGM which is to be held at the Commodore Hotel on Sunday 25 September, but maybe tempted to hand all responsibilities to a commercial organisation if one can be found. If you would like to be involved, or can offer suggestions, please phone me on 015395 35297 or Sam Spodofora, our chairman, on 015395 33477. Robert Leach, Life President From receptionists in the A and E department through to all the staff in Ward 5, the care and kindness was second to none. The prompt, calm manner shown us was extremely reassuring. many thanks to all concerned. Arthur and Beryl Brown from Davyhulme (Staying on a local caravan site)
One man however moved to the centre of the path and refused to acknowledge the sound of the bell, we then said ‘excuse me please ‘ to which he replied ‘ why don’t you get off and walk like everyone else ‘. Why cannot some people be tolerant to others and not always wanting to cause problems. Who wants aggro on Grange promenade, maybe he had a bad day in Carnforth, beautiful weather though. Let’s all share our beautiful promenade that is an asset and credit to the town of Grange over sands. Doesn’t this man realise that there are 3 cycle routes that come through the town, cyclists bringing their custom to the numerous cafes. We should be welcoming them not trying to antagonise them, when is this man going to wake up to reality. Name and address supplied.
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Cartmel Quakers - From silence, comes faith in action Silence has been used for centuries as a basis for quiet contemplation and spiritual renewal.
Having missed the last three issues of Grange Now partly due to holidays and then through unforeseen circumstances, I shall briefly summarise parish happenings. ‘The Gift’, the series of videos and talks led by Fr. Parker, concluded towards the end of June. It was well attended with up to 28 participants from the various churches in and around Grange. In August, Fr. Aleks along with 40 or so fellow travellers from parishes around Cumbria, flew to Krakow, where the late Pope John Paul ll was Bishop. A packed 10 day itinerary took in visits to Auschwitz, the Cathedral of the Black Madonna and many other sites of religious interest. During Fr. Aleks’ absence, it was nice to welcome Fr. Parker back for 10 days’ supply. The work being done on the gardens and field has certainly paid dividends with the award of a Silver Gilt Certificate from the Civic Society. Many thanks to all whose efforts have earned this, whether paid or voluntary. Talking of the gardens & field, readers may have noticed that we have erected signs asking people not to exercise their dogs on the field. Sadly,we have taken this action because a number of people have not been cleaning up after their pets and this has led to unpleasant incidents where children and machinery have become victims of the selfishness of these owners. Finally, please look in to admire the newly installed stained glass window following its transfer from the former St. Cuthbert’s Chapel in Flookburgh. Local craftsman, Stuart Bricklebank, has done an excellent job transferring the window and altering it to fit its new home.
For Quakers, this forms the framework for our worship, meeting together in silence so that we can still our minds and open our hearts and lives to God. From the stillness, comes clarity and vision; then we
Grange Methodist Due to ceiling problems, the congregation at Grange Methodist Church, is meeting in the schoolroom. Sunday 18th September was Harvest celebration and the members were joined by the URC church members, and Toast Church. We ran out of seating and the young people sat on pew cushions on the floor.
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can put our faith into action. To celebrate the value of silence, and to provide an introduction to those who are new to silent worship, we are holding some short periods of silent worship at our Meeting House (opposite the surgery on Haggs Lane, Cartmel) on Monday 3 October at 1.30pm, 2.15pm and 3pm, and also on Tuesday 4 October at 6pm
and 6.45pm. Each session will last 15 minutes, followed by refreshments, and is open to all. On the following Saturday, 8 October, we will also be holding a vigil outside the library in Grange, to hold in prayer those affected by climate change and those working towards achieving climate change justice. Join us at 11am for 30 minutes; everyone welcome.
The window ledges were decorated with flowers, but the main display was of groceries of all kinds. These were later taken to the Food Bank in Barrow. Cash gifts were to be shared between the Methodist Charity – ‘All We Can’, which supports third world countries, this year it is to be Uganda; and Water Aid.
and a scripture reading from Psalms mentioned water, and these texts were emphasised by the children. The new Youth worker for the Cartmel Peninsular, Libby, was interviewed by Martha, and two boys with trolleys collected extra food bank gifts.
Toast church members mimed some common uses for water,
Harvest Festival was a highlight for the URC & Methodist churches, with the service at the Methodist church and the supper at the YRC. It is the change of season now, with the walks finished and the Women’s
After the service, tea and coffee was served with pieces of Uganda spicy raisin cake, made by Toast Church members.
Guild starting. Their first meeting is on Wednesday, 5th October at 2.30pm. New members always welcome.
Also, the Women’s Guild are holding their annual Charity Coffee Morning. This year they are supporting ‘Paddlers’ and ‘Singing
for the Brain’, both worthy charities. Hope to see you there.
September was the first month when the URC and the Methodists have shared two services. We look forward to more of the same. Now we can enjoy all the lovely autumn colours.
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Camping at Newark showground, we experienced some rain but this didn’t dampen spirits especially among our hardy Cumbrian band who entered the mini olympics event and were the only group to continue through the ‘downpour’. We were with other Church groups from around the world some as close as Kendal and some as far as Mexico
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and Western Canada, about 2000 people in all. There to celebrate Jesus, we also had many seminars and talks available and felt God impacting our lives as well as hearing some amazing stories of answered prayer. It is good to be reminded we are in one great big family of all ages. We are back in Grange school from the 2nd October at 10.30am and on the first Sunday of each month thereafter. All welcome. Other Sundays and midweek meetings are on the website hopechurchgrange.org.uk
It was with regret and sadness that we had to say ‘Good Bye’ to the Revd Nick Ash. Nick always supported Churches Together, and we will certainly miss him, his presence and his wisdom.
St Paul’s Grange Members of St Paul’s and the Fell Church were able to say their personal goodbyes to the Rev’d Nick Ash at a Parish Lunch held at the Grange Hotel recently and also at an informal service to celebrate his ministry. Members of the Cartmel Peninsula team attended this occasion along with others representing various local organisations and the church was full as people gathered together to wish Nick well for the future.
A table top sale is due to be held in Flookburgh Village Hall on Sunday 16th October and Sunday 30th October. Tables cost £5 each (with proceeds going to local charities) and the event will be open to the public between 10am and 3pm (sellers can gain access at 9am). Tea and coffee will be available. To reserve your table on, either or both dates, please contact Janet on 07814 195 888.
Cerebral Palsy collection
On Saturday 10th September, the Grange branch of Cerebral Palsy Cumbria held a successful street collection in the town. £359.70 was raised to support local families living with cerebral palsy. Many thanks go to the members of Grange Rotary Club who helped, and to those who donated.
October sees Christian Aid’s, ‘Week Of Action’ from 8th to 16th October. It will celebrate the people and places we want to protect from climate change. We are asked to start conversations about being responsible
Notwithstanding the absence of a Team Rector, it will still be business as usual at St Paul’s as we go into the busy autumn season starting with two Harvest Festivals, 9.30am at the Fell Church and 11.00am at St Paul’s on Sunday 2nd October. At 4.00pm is the Harvest Tea followed by the auction of produce which, once again, is in the capable hands of auctioneer Mr Colin Milner. On the Wednesday 12th October, we look forward to welcoming back La Serenata ensemble who will be entertaining us in church with the last of this year’s season
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of lunchtime concerts. Their programme promises to be very entertaining with favourites old and new. Admission, payable at the door, is £8 to include lunch which will be served from 12 noon. On Sunday 30th October the All Soul’s Service will be held at 3.00pm. The names of those whose funerals have taken place in the past year in St Paul’s and the Fell Church will be remembered. Any name anyone would like to have remembered can be included, please write the name on the card provided and place in the wreath in the Lady Chapel.
All welcome The Church meets every Sunday at 10.30am. First Sunday of the month at Grange Primary School. For other meeting locations please call 015395 83455 or visit www.hopechurchgrange.org.uk
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SOCIETY ROUND-UP Allithwaite Running Club
The Lakeland Trails Keswick trail race proved popular at the start of September with a new (muddier) course thanks to Storm Desmond altering the previous route. Tina Jackson placed 6th lady and John Douglas came in 10th in the V40M class. Up against Mo Farah in the Great North Run, Steve Wilson and Matthew Bacon came in with times of 1:57:30 and 1:45:35 respectively, with Matt raising over £200 for Motor Neurone Disease Association via www.justgiving. com/fundraising/Matthew-Bacon4. Well done! Join us on a Monday or Thursday training evening at 6.30pm, Allithwaite Community Centre. Our new website will be up in the next few weeks and we’re on Facebook and email: email@example.com. We’ll be welcoming those who can walk/jog a mile to join us and over 6 weeks, get up to 5km/3miles. Please get in touch. Coming on 29th October the ‘Allithwaite 8’, a mixed terrain race over Hampsfell and the Cartmel peninsula (11am). Entry £8 pre-race/ ARC registered runners, £10 unaffiliated and on the day. Some very special prizes await the winners! To join please email or message via Facebook. Anyone who can help with marshalling will be very welcome.
Grange & District Photographic Society
The club starts its new 2016-17 Programme on 10th October in the Methodist Church Hall, Kents Bank Road, at 7:30 pm. Simon Handley, operator of Skylark Aerial Photography, will show his equipment, and talk about and show examples, using the latest drone photography technology.
The following week, 17 October, features a Member’s Challenge photo competition, while on 24 October, Nick Witham of Wilkinson Cameras of Kendal, will let us know about the latest developments in cameras and equipment. New members and visitors are welcome each Monday. Free on-street parking. Tea or coffee and biscuits at the interval. Further information about our activities can be found on our website www.grangephotogaphicsociety.co.uk
Grange Badminton Club
The Club is about to embark on the 2016/17 season. We play in the second division of the Westmorland Badminton League. Practice nights take place on Monday (and occasionally Wednesday) at the Victoria Hall in Grange, starting at 7pm.
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.
Allithwaite & Cartmel WI
The September meeting was very well attended and after a welcome by the President Jerusalem was sung with gusto. The financial report was given and Smartie tubes,an initiative to raise money for Denman College, were handed in.The County newsletter items were identified and members were encouraged to sign if interested. Details of proposed trips to Liverpool were highlighted and a five mile walk identified for the following week.The Charity Christmas coffee morning in November was discussed and members were asked to make craft and cake items for this event. Mary Stone, the speaker, spoke with energy and enthusiasm about Double Joy Children’s Home in Kenya.Her sincere involvement in the scheme provided the members with a real insight into the daily routine of the children and workers at the home as she oozed enthusiasm with every example given. Her handmade jewellery,cards and calligraphy items were on sale much of the proceeds of which were donated to Double Joy. After the vote of thanks given by Doreen tea and coffee was enjoyed by all. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday 4th October, when the Rev Nigel McCullough will entertain us with some “right royal roles”.
Tuesday 16th August : Six Ramblers went up The Calf from Sedbergh, passing by Winder, Arant Haw and Calders on the way. It was a glorious warm day with magnificent views of the Howgills at the top. During the descent, we visited the Arant Haw and ended back in Sedbergh for a cup of tea after about 6.5 hours of splendid walking. The walk had been rescheduled from the 28th July, due to previously unfavourable weather conditions. Leader Tony Harrison Friday 9th September, three walkers started on Brunt Knott and Potter Fell walk on a cloudy morning. There was several light showers but overall a dry day, lunch was taken on top of Brunt Knott mainly in the cloud but occasionally break with far view, the 7 and half mile walk with 1700 feet ascent was led by Ian Cornway.
Lower Holker WI
At our last meeting, ‘Fun making Jewellery’, Jenny Wheeler encouraged us to play with her extensive selection of beads etc. By feeling and arranging the beads on our beading trays we all made ourselves a necklace and a bracelet. Much fun and concentration with Jenny’s help went into the design, before the choice of fastening type to complete the necklace. If you would like to “have a go” at different things: craft, drama, quizzes etc., why not come along to Lower Holker WI? Since joining, I have taken
part in and made things that I would not otherwise have had a chance to try! Thank you Lower Holker WI. Our next meeting is on Wednesday 5th October in Lower Holker Village Hall at 8pm. when Tom Clare will be talking about ‘Westmorland Villages’. Visitors most welcome. £3 including refreshments.
Cartmel Local History Society
A taste of Townend: Recreating recipes from 1699. The September lecture, by Emma Wright, House manager at Townend was centered on a recipe book, handwritten by Elizabeth Birkett. This contains culinary recipes, instructions for household tasks such as dying and removing stains, and cures for various ailments, such as nosebleeds, epilepsy, toothache, rickets. Elizabeth Birkett moved to Townend in 1703 when she married Ben Brown, the owner. She would have cooked mainly on open fires but she did have an oven, which would only be fired up about once per fortnight. The culinary recipes were mainly dishes for entertaining. Ordinary fare was dominated by clapbread, made from oats.
Emma described a number of culinary recipes, including stuffed pike, roast mutton, shred pie, venison pastie, spinach tart, and capon pie. Deserts included green pudding, little cakes (a bready bun with seeds), bean cakes (sugar and almonds), apricot paste (apricot and sugar boiled down to create jelly like sweets), ‘Mrs West’s cake’. Surprisingly, a wide range of unusual ingredients could be obtained from the village shop in the early 1700s. The evening ended with a tasting of sweetmeats made from one of the recipes.
Despite the torrential rain on Saturday 20th August, supporters of the NSPCC turned out in force to enjoy “Tea in the West End”, which was held in the United Reformed Church Hall. Everyone enjoyed the musical entertainment and friendliness of the afternoon. Grange Over Sands NSPCC would like to thank everybody for coming and making it such a successful event, raising a total of £303.10. Our particular thanks go to Victor Hindle, Sue Harrison and Sylvia Trohear for their musical contribution and Margaret Northcott and Joyce Church. Margaret and Joyce come up with all the ideas for the August events and helped to organise the day. Our stalwart NSPCC supporters, Victor, Sue and Sylvia, have been busy these last two months and have raised a further £215 from two musical concerts they have given. We are indebted to them for helping this essential charity. Once again, thanks to all our supporters and we look forward to seeing you at our Christmas Coffee Morning on the 26th November in the United Reformed Church Hall.
The Club raised £330 at our recent street collection in aid of SSAFA,the charity that provides lifelong support for our Forces. On 7 September, President, Ron Carey, gave a fascinating talk on the life of Sir John Barrow, locally born Statesman and Writer, who is commemorated by the Hoad Monument overlooking Ulverston. On 14 September, our own Mike Butterworth entertained members with his Job Talk, outlining his career in property, including 30 years in Chartered
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On 10 November, the Club is holding an Emergency First Aid Course at the Netherwood Hotel which will be of great relevance to us all.It will cover the situation: What would you do in an Emergency? Grange and District First Responders will give advice on how to react if confronted by someone suffering a heart attack, stroke, choking, bleeding, diabetic coma, fainting, falls and fractures. This is a preliminary announcement of this not to be missed event and we anticipate a high take up. Anyone interested in attending should register their personal contact details at the Netherwood Reception in the first instance or telephone 07533 054 216
As mentioned in the September edition of Grange Now, the society membership is now open to ladies. Our programmes are interesting and varied and the first one on 4th October is entitled: ‘Inspector Morse’s Oxford’ by Colin Milner. On 11th October, Dr Rob David will present Waiter, Miner, Butcher, Spy - a most intriguing title! On 18th October, Michael Fossey will be ‘Decoding Works of Art’. He will be taking a close look at Vermeer. This meeting will be at 14:00 hrs [2pm].
We usually meet at 10.15am prior to which tea and coffee are available. We meet at Abbot Hall Hotel in Kents Bank, Grange over Sands. We look forward to meeting old friends and new, particularly lady members, when we will hand out details of our full programme which runs through Autumn and Winter. Single membership is £25 and for joint membership it’s £40. For further information please ring 015395 33696.
There were 3 visitors at this month’s meeting, 2 of whom were from the USA! Members had very much enjoyed the ‘Walk around Kendal’ in July, followed by a meal at the Brewery. The bus trip to Barnard Castle in August was also enjoyed. A bowl of fruit was raffled as a start to the £10 challenge. Calendars and Diaries were on sale, also a calendar of Old Lindale produced by Sylvia Woodhead. The speaker was Professor Brian Wilson on “Postal History”. The study of this had opened up endless “windows” on social and national history down the centuries, starting with a Roman “letter” found on Hadrian`s Wall. Some of his finds were local and one took us to Tasmania. He has written several books on the subject which were on display. It was a fascinating talk. Next meeting: October 11th “Hawkshead Relish” by Maria Whitehead. Visitors welcome Tel. 52302
Allithwaite Playing Fields Committee
Many thanks to all donations, entrants and helpers at our annual Autumn Show held recently. Please join us on Thursday 13th October at our Dance/Social Evening 8-10.30pm at Allithwaite Community Centre. Admission £3.00 including tea and biscuits. Raffle will be held. We are holding a Children’s Halloween Disco on Saturday 15th October 6pm8.30pm, fancy dress and best decorated
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will be talking to us about her time as a teacher in Greece. New members are welcome – contact Margaret on 36735.
Grange & District Lions Club
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Strange planning Christmas events when we are in the middle of one of the hottest Septembers on record. ‘Boxes of Hope’ have once again approached the Lions for our assistance. Along with filling many shoe boxes with useful gifts for children who have very little, we also help to finance the heat and light for the storage facility in Barrow, prior to their despatch. Lions, Jim and Daphne Rhodes also help in the warehouse to sort and load the vehicle. When we see the excitement and anticipation of the recipient children it makes it makes it all worthwhile. Many people in the community get involved with this project from the churches and other clubs and societies. It can be quite a challenge, as well as good fun, working out how many items will fit in a shoe box. Our next social event will be our 37th Charter Lunch at the Grange Hotel. Can you believe that 37 years of serving the community. We will be joined by fellow Lions from all over the north west to help celebrate.
Grange & District Art Society
Our Autumn programme is well under way. Members meeting again after the long summer break, enjoyed catching up on each other’s views and ideas before settling to work on their individual pictures. Clive Wylie’s demonstration ‘Painting Seascapes in Oils’ proved a real highlight. Those attending expressed such interest and pleasure that they requested a return visit by the artist, for him to lead a workshop. At the time of going to press, the challenge of the month that is the Millennium Competition, has not yet taken place. (We will include the result in our society report next month.) In the meantime, our regular weekly meetings take place on Thursday afternoons (2 - 4pm) in Allithwaite Community Hall. For details contact Angela on 33842 or Elizabeth on 35163.
Evening meetings on the first Friday of each month are held in the hall of St Charles Borromeo Church. For these contact Pat on 35811.
Mothers & Others
On Monday 5th September, members and friends went to Blackpool and enjoyed the spectacular ‘Hot ice show’. The new session opened on 6th September with a Jacobs Join supper and a domino drive in our new venue - ‘The Father Magner room’ at the catholic church. We have a varied program arranged and new members will be welcomed. We look forward to seeing you.
Our creative members did exceptionally well at the County Show recently. Between them they scooped 44 awards – 19 golds, 20 silvers and 5 bronzes (red stars) – clearly the Rio effect has rippled out into Cumbria! Members will have a chance to see some of the award winning entries at our general meetings. A group of members went on a Treasure Hunt around Cartmel instead of our usual meeting in August. It proved to be an interesting night with several of us learning things we didn’t know about the village. Hope the vicar didn’t mind us trampling over graves to look for clues on some of the gravestones! In October, we will be holding our AGM and Zoe Daws
The opening lecture of the new season, entitled ‘Medieval Musical Instruments’, will be given on 11th October by solo historical musician Peter Bull. Dr Bull plays a variety of period instruments (dulcimer, hurdy-gurdy, recorders, flute and lute among them) and he also sings. He has performed at such venues as the Tower of London, Hampton Court and various English Heritage and National Trust properties, including Sizergh Castle. Following this on 25th October Phil Holt, an air traffic controller for well over thirty years, will give what he describes as a humorous yet factual talk on air traffic control. The title of his lecture is ‘The Crowded Sky: experiences of an air traffic controller’. Both lectures begin at 7.15pm in the Victoria Hall.
North Lonsdale Tennis Club
North Lonsdale Flukes (A) Team has kicked off The H&G Seed Veterans’ Winter League (Over 40’s) with 3 wins in 3 outings. The Flounders (B) Team, set up to give our growing membership more playtime, has faced stiff competition early on. The League now boasts 18 teams from as far away as Pilling (20 miles). Annabelle Cartmell Level 2 Tennis Coach, from Slyne, is teaching the basic skills to our bevy of beginners, and giving helpful hints to our intermediates on Thursday nights. A chance to hone these skills is provided with a hitting session organised by Martyn Willacy. www.nlltc.co.uk
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200 Club winners September 20161st £40.00 31 Linda Jenkison: 2nd £25.00 137 Tony Roberts: 3rd £15.00 27 Stewart Wade: 4th £10.00 183 Dave Butterwick.Our annual Craft Fair will take place on Saturday 29th October from 10.00 am to 3.00 pm. Admission is only 50 pence for adults, under sixteen free. Wide selection of handmade crafts ideal for Christmas. Cakes and sandwiches on the day. Still have a few tables left at £10.00 each, ring Rhona on 015395 58636 to book one. Thursday is Table Tennis/ Badminton Day. Everything will be set up already. Table Tennis: 9am to 9pm in Billiard Room. Bats and balls provided. Cost is £4.00 per person, per hour or £2.00 per person, per half hour.
Badminton: 9am to 2pm and from 4pm to 9pm in Main Hall. Bats and shuttlecocks NOT provided so bring your own. Cost is £12.00 per hour or £6.00 per half hour. If anyone is interested in Scottish Country Dancing, please contact Rhona. The general number for the hall is 015395 58304 (ansaphone) when caretaker not available.
Grange and District U3A
Grange U3A activities get into full swing at this time of year. In September there was a Jazz Night at Carnforth Railway Station, the “Film Buffs” group resumed its screenings in the cinema room at the “Keg and Kitchen” and some members of the Cycling Group undertook a circular tour of Cumbria. Our Interest Group Leaders have their annual meeting on 5th October and everyone is invited to our “Drop In” coffee morning later that month. This will be held at the Methodist Church Hall from 10.00 am to noon on Tuesday 25th October. This is your chance to find out more about U3A. All are invited, members and prospective members, to come along for a chat and to meet one another, members of the committee and group co-ordinators over some light refreshments.
and described the various terms used by them. The whole talk was interpersed with humourous insights into his life experiences. He took questions from members. Several people had not been to an auction and he suggested it would be an interesting experience if they were to do so. After the talk, refreshments were served with a selection of cakes made by a member who had recently celebrated a ‘significant birthday’. The next meeting will be the AGM and it will be on 12th October and will include a hotpot supper for those members who had previously ordered it.
Grange Probus Club
On 12th September, Paul Duff gave a very interesting illustrated talk entitled ‘North Peru by Motorcycle’. This trip was nearly cancelled due to a major earthquake in the area but Paul and his wife were not to be deterred and flew to Lima and then on to the town of Cajamarca once the centre of Inca rule. They visited Inca tombs and the sacrificial stone where once the blood of victims was mingled with irrigation water. They encountered many obstacles including a collapsed bridge where local people helped by carrying their motorcycles over the damaged area. Aided by their local guide, Fran they visited a pre-Inca fortress which had been the home of a people known as the Cloud Warriors. They returned to the coast for some well earned relaxation before their flight home. PROBUS is a club for retired men and women of the area to get together once a month to chat, have coffee and enjoy a talk on a wide range of topics from invited speakers. The Club meets on the second Monday of each month in the Netherwood Hotel. For more information on the Club contact: Chairman - Ken Thompson 015395 34898 or Secretary -Ewen Cameron 015395 32319
(L) In the ladies section of the club, August/September brought warm and humid weather. Medal 9 was won by Ellie Woodburn with Grange & District Lions Ronnie Hall as runner-up. The positions Grange Lions Club recently celebrated were reversed for Medal 11. Our Victoria Hall meeting on 18th their past President’s 60th Birthday, Lady Captain, Carol Campbell won October features “Land of Fire and with a curry night at the Manor House Medal 10 with Pam Chamberlain as Ice”, a presentation by our member Hotel at Oxen Park near Greenodd. runner-up. The ladies who went to Hollin Ken Taylor about Iceland’s spectacular They were joined by New Zealand Lion Hall enjoyed a couple of days away. geology and scenery and, of course, the member Martin Buchanan and his wife (M) Our Green staff have being busy Northern Lights. Lonie, who were staying in Cartmel. doing their Annual Autumn maintenance Martin and Lonie are from Bethlehem, More details of U3A’s many activities and working on the course and with grass still near The Bay of Plenty, North Island NZ groups can be found on the Grange and growing it has been a busy time for them. and they are both members of Te Puna District U3A website at www.u3asites. Competition season is coming to an end Lions Club. org.uk/grange, at Grange Library and on here is a summary of the results. Sunday posters around the town. 25th August we played for the Harry Leach Trophy winner was Ian Campbell Newton and Field Broughton WI with 75 net, Ancillary winner was Mike Following the business meeting on Hudson with a 65net, Mac’s Medal was 11th September, the members heard, played on Sunday 11th September ‘Howard Whittaker’ talk about his life winner was Fred Foster with a 68net, as an auctioneer. His career started on the following Sunday the Veterans about 50 years ago. He showed the Trophy was played winner was Gary ‘Auctioneers’ Bidding Agreement’ that Holden with a 63 net. every auctioneer must have on display Knock out competition’s were played throughout the summer concluding with the finals in the last few weeks,Winner of the A B Davy Matchplay was Craig Davidson beating Gary Broadhurst in the final, Henderson Bowl winner FUNERAL DIRECTOR was Dave Fletcher runner up was Nigel Higginson, Independent family firm - Complete funeral service winners of the George Airey Greensome Trophy was Private Chapel of Rest - 24hr Availability Mike Garnett and Nathan Higginson beating Dave Robb and Nigel Higginson and Harold Perkins Trophy winners were Robert Moore
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OCTOBER Sat 1st - Don’t miss Flookburgh Band with their ever- popular ‘The Last Night of the Proms’ concert Full article on Arts Page.
Tues 4th/11th/18th/25th - Cartmel Health Walk - walks for all standards, meet at Cartmel Racecourse grandstand 10.45am. Contact Ewen Cameron on 32319 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Tue 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th - Grange Old Time Dance club Popular Sequence dancing at Lindale Village Hall 7.30pm to 10pm. Everyone welcome. Contact Lis on 35512 Tues 18th/25th - Circle Dancing - community dances for all. No partner needed. Allithwaite Community Centre 2.15 - 4.15pm. Helen Brooks. 015395 35022. Wed 5th/12th/19th/26th - Grange over Sands Methodist Church coffee morning with card and book stall 10am - 12 noon every Wednesday morning.
Wed 5th/12th/19th/26th Slimming World meetings, United Reform Church Hall, Kent Bank Road, Grange 9am, 11am & 7pm. 01229 812374 or 07896 518657
Wed 5th/12th/19th - Ballroom Dancing Classes, resume for winter, with IDTA teacher. Allithwaite Community Centre from 7pm. Telephone Emma on 07399 096547. This replaces the Friday class at Cartmel Primary School. Fri 7th/14th/21st/28th - Lakes Scottish Country Dancing Club – Lindale Village Hall, 7.30–9.30pm. Newcomers - free first class. Just come or ring 01524 781048
Fri 7th/14th/21st/28th Oct. Arnside Country Market 9.30am - 11.30am. WI Hall Orchard Road Arnside LA5 ODP. Free entry. Fri 7th/14th/21st/28th - Arnside Ladies’ Choir. 2-4 p.m. at the W.I. Hall. No experience needed and a warm welcome awaits current
and new members. We have a programme of happy, uplifting songs.
Sun 2nd - Popular Sequence Dancing with Grahame and Bernice, Victoria Hall, Grange 7.3010pm. Enquiries 35512 Sun 2nd - Arnside Highlights present: Northumberland Theatre Company - How to Make a Killing in Bollywood. Arnside Educational Institute, Church Hill, Arnside at 7.30pm. See Arts Page.
Tues 4th - Grange Forum. ‘Inspector Morse’s Oxford’ by Colin Milner. Abbot Hall Hotel, Kents Bank, Grange over Sands. 10.15am. Tea and coffee available. Single membership £25 and Joint £40. Tues 4th - Allithwaite & Cartmel WI - Rev Nigel McCullough will entertain with some “right royal roles”. Allithwaite Community Centre 2pm.
Tues 4th - Council Chamber, Victoria Hall 7pm. Flooding meeting with Cumbria County Council Flood Risk Management Team, Environment Agency, Cumbria Highways and South Lakeland District Council. Tues 4th - Grange Fibromyalgia ME/CFS Friends, Living Well Cafe, Thornleigh Hotel, Grange 2-4pm. Enquiries 33022
Tues 4th - Mother’s and Others. The Dales Highway - Malcolm Kimber. New venue - the Father Magner Room at the Catholic Church, Kents Bank Road. 7.30pm. Thurs 6th - Cartmel Peninsula Local History Society. Cartmel Village Hall at 7.30pm Discovering a Landscape of Industry with Andy Lowe incl wine and nibbles
Fri 7th - Grange and District Natural History Society, ‘Mountains to Maritime; Flora, Fauna and Geology of North and South Walney’ John Osborne. Joint meeting with RSPB. United Reformed Church Hall, Kents Bank Road, 7:30 pm
Sat 8th - Meryl Streep stars as Florence Foster Jenkins. 7.30pm at Arnside Educational Institute, Church Hill, Arnside. See Arts Page Mon 10th - Grange Probus. Guest speaker, Chris Wilcock giving a talk entitled, ‘Water Aid’ Entry £5 inc refreshments. Tues 11th - Grange Forum. Dr Rob David will present Waiter, Miner, Butcher, Spy - Abbott Hall Hotel, Kents Bank. 10.15am.
Tues 11th - Grange Lecture Society. Medieval Musical Instruments with Dr Peter Bull. Victoria Hall 7.15pm. All welcome. £4 on the door. Students & under 18’s: £2. Tues 11th - South Lakeland Decorative & Fine Arts Society (SLDFAS) Harlots, Rakes & Crashing China. Lars Tharp MA (Cantab), HonDArt, FSA. Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal 1.30pm. Entry Fee £10.00. Contact: Ms Dorothy Mitchell on:01524 761836 Wed 12th - St Paul’s Church at 12noon. Lunchtime concert - La Serenata ensemble. Admission £8 to incl lunch payable at the door.
Thurs 13th - Dance/Social Evening 8-10.30pm at Allithwaite Community Centre. Admission £3.00 including tea and biscuits. Raffle will be held. Fri 14th - An Audience with Radio Cumbria’s Val Armstrong. Netherwood Hotel 6.30pm. Tickets, £12.50, are available from Lynda Johnson 01229 861156. Fri 14th - Ballroom & Latin Social Dance Evening, Victoria Hall, Main Street, Grange 7.3010pm. £6 incl drink & biscuits email@example.com
Sat 15th - MacMillan Coffee Morning. 9am - 12noon. St Mary’s Church Allithwaite. Donations of cakes gratefully received. Contact Isabel on 35950. Sat 15th - Children’s Halloween Disco. Allithwaite Community Centre 6pm-8.30pm. For details see society pages
Cartmel & Ulverston Community Learning Welcome to new and returning learners at the start of the academic Year! It’s not too late to enrol. Places are still available on the following classes: èè Greek, Spanish, Italian, French, Polish
èè Photography, Drawing and Painting, Paint in Acrylics, Sewing, Sketching, Glass Fusing, Collage
èè Computing, i-PAD
èè Healthy Hearts, Pilates, Aqua-Fitness, Gentle Circuits, Circuit Training, Exercise to Music èè L2 Counselling (AIM)
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Sun 16th - Table-top sale. Flookburgh Village Hall. 10am 3pm. In aid of local charities. Mon 17th - Cartmel & District Flower Club. Susan Maddocks “Autumn Leaves” 2pm Cartmel Village Hall.
Tues 18th - Mother’s and Others. My life as a paramedic - Dave Robb. Father Magner Room,Catholic Church, Kents Bank Road. 7.30pm. Tues 18th - Grange Forum. Michael Fossey will be ‘Decoding Works of Art’. This meeting will be at [2pm]. Abbot Hall Hotel, Kents Bank. Fri 21st - Grange Garden Society. Meconopsis with Pat Murphy. Grange URC Hall. 2pm.
Fri 21st - Grange and District Natural History Society, ‘Coming to terms with Worms’ - Trevor Piearce, URC Hall, Kents Bank Road, 7:30 pm Sat 22nd - Flookburgh Over 60’s coffee morning in the Village Hall. From 10am.
Tues 25th - T- Pot Stop - Allithwaite Community Centre. Pop in anytime between 10.30 - 12.30. for a cuppa, a cake and a chat.
Tues 25th - Grange Lecture Society. The Crowded Sky: Experiences of an air traffic controller with Phil Holt. Victoria Hall 7.15pm. Thurs 27th - Flookburgh Over 60’s coach trip to Oswaldtwistle Mill leaving the Square at 9:30am. Bookings please contact Gillian Cottam on 015395 35568.
Thurs 27 - Grange WI, RC Church Meeting Room, Kents Bank Road, ‘A taste of Greece with the real Mamma Mia’ by Zoe Daws. Contact Margaret on 36735 for more details. Sat 29th - Cartmel Methodist Coffee Morning. 10am - 12 noon. Sun 30th - Table-top sale. Flookburgh Village Hall. 10am 3pm. In aid of local charities.
SATURDAY WORKSHOPS OCTOBER Take Better Photographs 1st 10 - 4pm Grange Hotel Contemporary Rag Rugs 1st 10 - 4pm Witherslack Village Hall Introduction to Social Media 8th 1 - 4pm Cartmel Priory School Introduction to Keeping Hens 15th 10 - 4pm Rusland Reading Rooms Healthy Backs - Alexander Technique 15th 10 - 4pm Cartmel Primary School Glass Fusing Workshop 29th 10 - 4pm 015395 36323 Mon –Fri 09:00-14.00 (24hr answerphone) firstname.lastname@example.org www.cartmeladulted.org.uk
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DO YOU HAVE A SPARE ROOM? LOOKING FOR HOMESTAY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS. Meet new cultures and earn an extra income. Call Peter at Lakeland Hosts on 07789 392816. www.lakeland-hosts.co.uk
ACCOUNTS & SELF ASSESSMENT
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)
LOCAL TEACHER, 20 years experience, phone Michael 015395 31781 www.fmalexandertechnique.co.uk E-mail email@example.com (Home visits available)
ROGER ARMSTRONG ARCHITECT, Lindale. Design / Property Advice / Applications. Tel 015395 34314. firstname.lastname@example.org
PLANS DRAWN New Build, Extensions, etc. Stuart McMinn BSc HND ABEng. Tel: Holme 01524 781081 Mob 07729 845147.
D R AW I N G S F O R E X T E N S I O N S , l o f t conversions, new builds etc. Phone B.J. Walker F.T.C. Building Science. 015395 52211. email@example.com
Bathroom Installations by Paul Tilley Part or full installation service. All aspects of plumbing and tiling. Accessible bathroom installations. Professional, local, friendly service iKBBi registered. Tel 07799 388998 / 015395 32527
JABBERWOCKY BOOKS Secondhand and collectable books bought including e p h e m e r a . W i l l t r a v e l t o v i e w. Please contact 015395 35125 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org DAISYROOTS BOOKS Collectable and contemporary books. Main Street, Grange. Open Mon-Sat 9:30 – 4.30. 015395 38817
BUILDERS / JOINERS
A B WILSON & SON Over 30 years experience in building, joinery & maintenance including ground work, paving, slating landscaping, tiling, roofing, plastering, custom made decking & summer houses All jobs considered, no job too small Free estimates, Contact Adrian on (015395) 58412 or 07904 119535
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
CARPET AND UPHOLSTERY CLEANER
Carpet and upholstery cleaner, Power Washer,Wallpaper Stripper. Dehumidifier for hire. Postlethwaites 015395 33040
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
CHIMNEY SWEEP 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 23 years of quality workmanship in your area Trading Standards Approved 015394 45117 or 07763 145 594 CHRIS BACKHOUSE, CHIMNEY SWEEP ICS registered member, Public Liability insured Sweep certificates provided, Camera inspections Cowls fitted, nests removed A FRIENDLY & PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Milnthorpe 07443 902 903 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 25 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
LAKELAND MAIDS (015395) 35277 Home helps, General housework. Spring cleans, Holiday homes. Move in/out cleans, Carpet cleaning. Fully insured, References available. Est. 20 yrs www.lakelandmaids.co.uk
CLEANER. Quality cleaning and laundry services. Reasonable rates. Hours available. Call Joan on 0770 622 1466 / 07979 127 318 or e-mail email@example.com A&M CLEANING regular, one-offs, spring cleans, Holiday Lets, Office Cleaning. Fully insured. 015395 32195 or 07747 404775 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
CLOCK & ANTIQUES RESTORER
HANDYMAN SERVICES Clock, Barometer, Furniture Repair and restoration undertaken also minor domestic household repairs. No job too small. Tel: (015395) 33664 Mob: 0750 4888 426 ask for Tim e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
C o m p l e m e n t a r y T h e r a p i s t o ff e r i n g A r o m a t h e r a p y, R e f l e x o l o g y, R e i k i . A n g e l a P o l l a r d 0 1 5 3 9 5 3 5 11 9 email@example.com www.angelapollardtherapies.co.uk Health and Wellbeing Spa Days at Grange Hotel - with an Integrated approach, works alongside NHS treatment - offering Holistic Specialist Massage call 015395 32183, 07957 861408 or firstname.lastname@example.org
COMPUTER HELP AT HOME. For computer problems or tutorials in plain English. Call Graham Brook a certified computer engineer on 015395 60868 Would you like a new computer set up for you in your own home? Call Graham Brook of Computer Help at Home on 07787 727 443.
AND PSYCHOTHERAPY. Sally Holligan. UKCP Reg. Appointments in Allithwaite. Tel 015395 35760 www.cumbriacounselling.com Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Phobias (inc. school phobias), anxiety, depression, addictions, confidence and self esteem. Speak to a professional caring therapist. Experienced in working with adults and children 0779 284 3807 www.fairweathertherapy.co.uk
COUNSELLING, CBT & E.M.D.R Louise Tych BACP Accredited, BUPA Provider Compassionate, confidential, professional 07775 610480 Appointments in Grange www.southlakescounselling.co.uk
CURTAINS & SOFT FURNISHINGS
Curtains, Roman Blinds and soft furnishings made for you, also clothing alterations. Call Joanne Airey on 015395 34215 or 07947 853207 The Leading Edge - curtains, blinds and soft furnishings, made to measure and hand sewn. For further information please contact Shirley Kirby on 015395 34230 or 07772 973426.
ONE-to-ONE DOG BEHAVIOUR and Training Solutions. Martin Gleadow 015395 63567. 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 email@example.com
Professional Dog Groomer, fully qualified, free local collection & delivery, out of hours appointments. Lamberts Pet Supplies, Main Street, Grange 015395 36544
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.
JOLLYMOSH DRESSMAKING clothing alterations, soft furnishings & curtain making. Large selection of fabrics available. Joanne on 58804 / 07850 087 099 or firstname.lastname@example.org Curtains, Roman Blinds and soft furnishings made for you, also clothing alterations. Call Joanne Airey on 015395 34215 or 07947 853207
LINDALE POST OFFICE. Offers available. Call in for details. Tel: 32231
DRY STONE WALLING
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 NICEIC Approved Testing 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 email@example.com COMMENCAL COMBI DISC 09 hardtail medium frame, black, white & blue, new suntour XCM forks. Great bike, well looked after £150 ono 07789 173374
J & M RESTORERS ANTIQUE & MODERN furniture restored & finished. Porcelain repairs. Paintings restoration. French Polishing. 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 MAINTENANCE, grass/hedge cutting, weeding, pruning, treework, dry stone walling, paving, fencing. James Hawksley Ltd Tel 07980 354 651 / 01524 784869 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.
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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 33182 MOBILE: 0789 4737 069 BRYAN DAWSON. Grass cutting, General Gardening and Handy Man. Tel: 015395 33174. Mob: 07522 441 087. Samantha Hodgson Ltd Garden & Border Design. Plant advice from window boxes to full border makeovers. O v e r 2 5 y e a r s p l a n t k n o w l e d g e . Te l 07760 192 083 or 015395 52458. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Tree Stumps Removed
GET A QUOTE ONLINE or call Peter on 01539 720441 email@example.com www.Tree-Stumps-Removed.co.uk IAN SCOTT, Gardener Handyman for help with all your gardening and DIY jobs. Organised, practical and dependable. Tel: 015395 35120 Mob 07468 496317 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 firstname.lastname@example.org GARDEN CLEARANCE Grass and hedge cutting, strimming and fencing. Ron’s Tidy Garden. Tel: 01229 580345 Mob: 07904 151964. Reliable and honest
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PAUL GIBBONS Grass cutting, Pruning, Weeding, Planting, Strimming, Leaf clearing 015395 58492 / 0790 8843 714 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
Chris Bowers. Qualified horticulturalist (NVQ levels 1 & 2 and National Certificate Horticulture) available weekends for all aspects of garden maintenance. 07547 385 508 after 5.30pm 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. GARDEN/OUTSIDE JOBS Reliable, local lady available. For tidy-ups, regular garden maintenance visits, all your mowing, trimming, weeding, pressure washing, clearing, outside cleaning - please call Juliet on 015395 52929 or 07502 254173. All rubbish removed.
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.
HANDYMAN SERVICES by qualified Electrician. Electrical repairs, decorating, flatpacks, joinery & plumbing. Competitive prices. Trevor 015395 35303. Mob: 07717 080 451 Gutter Cleaning and Handyman Contact Joshua Lewis: 07531 581440 / 01229 581082
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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.
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
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
COSY HOME BOARDING FOR YOUR DOG – 1:1 care with our carefully selected local host families. Professional, insured and licensed service giving owners complete peace of mind, because dogs deserve a holiday too! Contact Alison Barking Mad South Lakes: 01539 234044 www.barkingmad.uk.com 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 0800 689 1519 www.topdogsitters.co.uk Follow us on facebook and twitter
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DOMESTIC APPLIANCE CENTRE - Did you know we sell and repair freestanding and integrated appliances? Whether it’s a dishwasher, washer, cooker, dryer, fridge freezer or vacuum – we can help. Why not give us a call to discuss your options 01539 741241.
Senior Care Assistant, Day Care Staff & Cleaner We are looking for kind and friendly individuals with good communication skills and who are genuinely caring Full & Part time positions available
WA House Clearance & Removals WE PAY CASH FOR HOUSE CLEARANCES! Garages, sheds etc 07528 049 516 / 015395 59469 GUY WOODBURN He’s the man who’ll clear your house. They don’t just clear the contents they BUY them. Guy pays CASH for your unwanted items. Furniture, Tools, Jewellery, Gold & Silver, Antiques. For a Free Quote call 01229 715114 or 07990 664 476.
IRONING by Lisa 015395 35422 or 07976 512487 Ironing Collection & Delivery available Grange 32989
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NVQ training No experience needed for day care position – just the right attitude For further information please contact Charlotte Gregson on 015395 33703 Closing Date: 31.10.16
House Clearances, Houses, Garages, Shedscleared and all contents removed. For prompt reliable and confidential service contact Graham Walkden. Tel: 015395 32793/62378
CURWEN JOINERY & DEVELOPMENTS LTD, New builds to renovations, Property maintenance including Roofing and Building work, Internal Woodwork, Building and Decorating. Serving Domestic and Commercial properties & holiday homes. Prompt & Professional Services from Time Served joiner. Ring Ian 015395 36316 / 0776 5513 412. DAVID POSTLETHWAITE Ltd Carpentry & Joinery; Including New build and extensions, kitchens,fencing & decking, uPVC/wooden facia doors & windows. No VAT on labour cost. Free estimates. Office 01229 364 601. Mobile 07815 978 998
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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 I.R. Logan Quality Joinery & Building Services No VAT on labour Mobile: 07712 556904
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. HARD LANDSCAPING FEATURES created in wood, water and stone. Dry stone specialist. 20yrs experience. George Newton 07818 802 659 or 015395 30469 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;Locks opened, repaired & fitted. Trading Standards Approved & Police (CRB) checked. Domestic & commercial work. Car keys cut. Eden Mount Road, Grange. Freephone 0800 783 1104. Mob 07886 831336.
FLAT ROOFS, Valley gutters, Balconies, Flooring, Building work & Paving. Tel: JR Ellwood Ltd., 015395 68306 / 07773 572 712
MICHELLE 34904 or 07974 812 094 CHARLOTTE Hairdresser and Gel Nails. Grange 32989 or 07966 543223 PHILLIPA formerly of Sweeney Bobs Cartmel, is now on the move doing mobile hairdressing from the comfort of your own home, for customers old and new… Phillipa will also be working at the Ambleside Sweeney Bobs on a Wednesday and Friday, and some Saturday’s, for regulars who would prefer to see her there. For an appointment please call 07979 077411. E-mail sweeneybobsbarbers@ aol.co.uk. Look forward to seeing you all.
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. 3 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.
ACORN MONTESSORI Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9-3.30, Friday 9-12.30. Contact Melanie Knight 015395 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
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
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