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In at the Deep End
Leon Horton explores the murky depths of Manchester Diving Club
The story of Fun in the Township Andrew Simpson looks back at Chorltonites making their own entertainment
March in your Garden
Fat Grass Garden Designs are setting some time aside to plan their garden for the coming year
Meet the team
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What’s on Chorlton Bookshop’s book shelf
Chorlton Traders News
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In at the Deep End
hen I’m adrift in the backstreets of Chorlton, often dredging my mind for the title for an article, I sometimes notice things for the first time. What? There’s a road called Robert Shaw Avenue? Anyone who’s a fan of Jaws (and we are legion) knows why that name has me reaching for my camera. I, for one, am still afraid to go into the water.
But if you’re not afraid of the water (or even if you are) then you might be interested to learn of another aquaticrelated landmark on our dry shores - the Manchester Diving Group. Moored alongside Chorlton bus station, this mock Tudor building has long held a fascination for me: What goes on in there? Is it a pool or something?
formerly known as The Sunlight House Divers, is a long and fascinating one reaching back to World War II. After the war, servicemen who had been trained to dive by the military continued to pursue the activity in civilian life, and in 1950 - with interest from the public growing - the first incarnation of MDG was set up.
Well, thanks to a recent visit, I can now reveal all. And the short answer is no, it’s not a pool. What it is, though, is a clubhouse and licensed bar, walls adorned with marine life and maritime booty (much of which has been reclaimed from the sea by their own members); and what they offer is the opportunity to learn how to scuba dive.
However, with rationing still affecting all aspects of everyday life, there was so little money available that members had to make their own wetsuits, and even fashioned oxygen tanks from old gas cylinders. Thankfully, that’s all in the past and these days the club provides all the latest gear (bar the wetsuit) and training for any budding Jacques Cousteaus out there.
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was adopted by the British Sub Aqua Club, starts with basic underwater skills at Chorlton Baths - before moving on to inland ‘quarry diving’ at Eccleston Delph, a five star diving facility in Lancashire. After that, the seabed is your oyster as you head out into open waters and visit some
of the most famous diving sites available. Did you know that the Titanic’s sister ship, the Oceanic, lies two miles off the coast of Scotland? Or that the forerunner to the Cutty Sark, the Normancourt, sank in less than three metres off Anglesey? The Manchester Diving Group do. They’ve been to both. And if you start training now, you could be down there with them on one of their next excursions, both here and abroad. All they ask is that you’re over 18 (16 with
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The story of
Fun in the Township
ack in April we were on the green enjoying the Horse & Jockey’s 500th celebrations with a travelling Shakespeare company.
It was a lot of fun and took me back to just under 170 years ago and similar fun on the green. In the long hot summer of 1847 many in the township would have been thinking of the harvest to come and if it turned out to be a good one then the harvest celebrations might also be well remembered. This would begin with the harvest home, where the last wagon loaded with the harvest would be decorated and escorted back accompanied by wives workers and children.
Later there would be the special harvest supper where the farmer rewarded his workers with food, alcohol and music. Later still there would be the religious thanksgiving. Such celebrations only served to underline the rural aspect of so much of what passed for customs and entertainment in the first half of our century. Many of these dated back well into the past and were mirrored across the country, some even surviving as pale imitations in the nearby towns. They incorporated elements of popular history, frivolity and an ever present eye to making money. Processions of locals dressed in outlandish clothing
and carrying all manner of props visited the homes of the gentry and farmers putting on a show and expecting rewards in return. And these rewards were often seen as a means of eking out a household budget. Here in the township some of the most important were played out during Easter week. By far the most spectacular was the custom of pace egging where a group of the younger villagers would dress up and act out the story of St George triumphing over his enemies. Dressed “with cardboard, tinsel, ribbon, calico, etc., of various colours, and presenting a very gaudy appearance, [they] would set off on the dawn of Good Friday for a tour of the village and the surrounding district, calling at the farmsteads, various residences, and public-houses, the occupants of which, expecting the call, were quite prepared to receive them. The company comprised “Open the Door,” “Saint George,” “Bold Slasher,” “Black Morocco King,” “Doctor,” “Doubt,” and “The
Devil,” and each carried a sword, with the exception of the doctor, who carried a large stick and bottle. One of the number was dressed as a lady, whose duty it was to carry the basket for the receipt of eggs and other gifts.” In this form or something similar it was acted out across the country. In most plays St George would vanquish his opponent who would then be revived by the doctor and this well befitted Easter with its message of death and rebirth. Here as elsewhere part of the fun would be the interaction between the crowd and the players. Our “lady” who in some places was known as Tosspot
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“In most plays St George would vanquish his opponent who would then be revived by the doctor and this well befitted Easter with its message of death and rebirth. carried the basket for collecting the gifts on one arm freeing the other hand to hold a long straw tail full of sharp pins. This she would swing at
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performances were outside one of the local pubs. They may well have been welcomed at the homes of the wealthy like James Holt and Daniel Sharp and the better off farmers, but it was the pubs which offered that little bit more. For here there would be an audience whose generosity was fuelled by the beer and a landlord who would reap the benefit as the crowd celebrated the fun of the event with a drink. And as the players moved off to the next venue there would be a procession of children following them adding to the noise and fun of the event.
And we’ll come no more nigh you until next year. “
Part one of ‘How we had fun in the Township’
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improved health, more energy and savings to your travel costs. Cycling is also just great fun, weather riding to work or going on a family trip at the weekends, everyone enjoys a bike ride.” Here’s an overview of what’s on offer: · Trainees are allowed up to 3 sessions, each lasting for approx. 2 hours · Freewheeling is designed and run by the UKs leading cycle training organisation · The sessions cover every skill level, from learning to ride through to advanced urban cycling and everything in between · All Freewheeling instructors are National Cycle Training Standards qualified and first aid trained · Female instructors are available upon request · Courses take place in East Manchester – see website for details · All bookings are taken on-line at www. bikeright.co.uk/freewheeling Here’s what people who have been on a Freewheeling course are saying: “Learning to be able to ride a bike at 62 and not made to feel stupid. Great.” “I’m 57 and never thought I’d be able to ride a bike – and now I can! Yay.” “Just wanted to pass on my thanks to the instructors at the training on Saturday. As someone who is just returning to cycling I feel a great deal safer and more confident on the roads as a result.”
Home made tofu anyone?
Making your own tofu is easy! This is a simple, rough and ready method of making this popular and nourishing food. Traditionally the soy milk is curdled using magnesium chloride or nigari but we’re just going to use vinegar or lemon juice. We’re also going to use ready-made soy milk, although we might show you how to make that in a later edition. You will need: • 1l unsweetened soy milk (these days they call it drink) • About 15ml or 3 teaspoons of vinegar or lemon juice • An improvised tofu press (see below) • A clean tea towel • A heavyish object which fits inside your tofu press • A pan which easily contains the soy milk • A cooling rack or colander and a mixing bowl First you’ll need to improvise a tofu press. This needs to be a container with holes for the soya whey to flow out of and a lid to press down on the soy curds. It could be a colander and a small plate, a cutlery drainer and a storage jar or you could drill holes in and trim the lid of a 1l plastic storage box.
cloth into the bowl, fold the rest of the tea towel over the curd, cover with your lid and place a heavy object on top to press the tofu and leave for 30 minutes or so while the rest of the whey drains into the mixing bowl. Feel free to encourage it by pressing down on the weight every so often.
small white particles floating in a clearish, yellowish liquid. If this doesn’t happen, add another teaspoon or so of vinegar or lemon juice, and briefly return to the heat, stiring until it is fully curdled. 3 Leave the pan to cool and for the curds to settle out.
1 Pour the soy milk into a large pan. Place on a moderate heat until nearly, but not quite boiling - around 95°C if you fancy using a thermometer. 2 Quickly stir in the vinegar or lemon juice and remove from the heat. The soy milk should curdle and look like
4 While the curds are cooling line your tofu press with the tea towel and place it either on the cooling rack over the mixing bowl or in the colander in the mixing bowl. 5 Carefully pour the contents of the pan into the press. Once most of the whey has drained through the
6 When the contents of the cloth feels firmish, turn it out onto a plate and Bob’s your uncle! Sam Paechter
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Clubs, Societies & Groups Bookgroup at the Horse & Jockey Tues March 19th 7.45pm Shappi Khorsandi “A Beginners Guide to Acting English” Chorlton Aikido Club Wednesdays 7.30-9.30pm St Ninians, Wilbraham Rd www.lancashireaikikai.org 861 8456 Community Allotment & Apiary Scott Avenue Allotment 07973139068 07521500223 uk.groups.yahoo.com/ group/grow_for_it/ Chorlton Bridge Club Christine Blackburn Tel: 225 8854 www.bridge webs.com/chorlton Chorlton Civic Society Next meeting Tuesday 12th March 7.30pm Chorlton Library meeting room.
Community Chair - Jenny Slee 0757 0879 091 www. chorltoncivicsociety. org.uk Chorlton Evening Townswomens Guild Meet every 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month at 7.30pm Chorlton Library. 0161 881 6354 Chorlton Good Neighbours 881 2925 goodneighbours@ btconnect.com Chorlton History Group meets on the 1st Thursday of the month at 1.30pm - 3pm at Chorlton Good Neighbours St Nininians Church, Egerton Rd South Chorlton Knits 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at Oddest Bar Chorlton Philosophy Group Meets every Tuesday at 7.30pm, upstairs at the Lloyds pub. All welcome sites.google.com/site/ chorltonphilosophygroup Chorlton Reading Group Once a month in the meeting room behind Chorlton library 7.30pm All welcome 881 1813 chorltonreadersgroup@ gmail.com Coffee and Craft Mornings at Chorlton Good Neighbours. Meet friends and have a coffee, with arts and crafts group. Thursday’s 10-11.30am Wilbraham St Ninian’s Church 881 2925 www.cgncg.org.uk Intergen Volunteer opportunities for Chorlton residents 55+ to work with local primary school children. Estelle Longmore 881
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Community Chorlton. Come along for a chat, a cup of coffee or a quiet painting session. More details from Brenda at email@example.com Chorlton Players Present Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Thurs March 21st to Sat March 23rd at St Werburgh’s Hall, Chorlton, M21 0TL Tickets £6/£4 available at www.chorltonplayers.com Chorlton Sewing Club 1st Thursday of the month 7.30 - 9.30pm Chorlton Library chorltonsewing. wordpress.com Creative Recycling Gallery 40 Beech Rd M21 9EL craftscreativecourses. co.uk Drum & Percussion Group Playing Brazilian and Cuban rhythms. Thursday 7-9pm St. Margarets Church, Whalley Range Sue 226 4311 The Edge Theatre and Arts Centre Manchester Rd, Chorlton Tel: 282 9776 www.watersedgearts.com Making Miniatures Group 4th Monday of the month, 8pm Scout Hut, English Martyrs Church, Alexandra Rd South, M16 Contact Ann 07814 861 285 Ministry of Craft 07850 894 752 www. ministryofcraft.co.uk Rubbish Revamped www.rubbishrevamped. org.uk South Manchester Camera Club Club Meets Monday nights at 8pm Didsbury Methodist Church M20 5LR www.smcc.org.uk
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Music & Entertainment Chorlton Film Institute Samsara Thursday 21st March 2013. Doors open 8.10 pm - Film starts 8.30 pm Entrance £5 St Clements Church Chorlton Folk Club Thursdays 9pm Ellesmere Rd Cricket Club Folk Songs and Tunes at The Beech 1st & 3rd Wednesdays for Songs 2nd & 4th for Tunes. Beech Road, Chorlton, M21 9EG Guitar/Songwriting Lessons Dominic Kearne 07906 203388 www. dominickearne.com Manchester Sing Out Choir (Gospel Choir) If you enjoy singing - this is the place to be. Every Tuesday 7-9pm St Johns Centre, Old Trafford www. manchestersingoutchoir. org firstname.lastname@example.org
Therapy & Support Groups Café Spirit Meets 2nd Monday of the month at Copperfields Café in Chorlton 7.30pm Lesley 882 0848 Email: email@example.com Chorlton Anxiety Group 226 3871 Manchester Institute for Psychotherapy 454 Barlow Moor Rd, Chorlton, M21 0BQ 0161 862 9456 www.mcpt. co.uk
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Scroungers make it 169
he Scroungers Golf Society teamed up again with Chorlton Golf Club to raise another fabulous sum of over £3,000 to buy a powered scooter to help change the life of a severely disabled youngster.
They defied poor weather to enjoy a great day on the Chorlton course and then set about raising funds with donations, fines etc at the après golf dinner before enjoying seeing the 169th scooter they have raised money to buy being presented.
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Her hobbies are wheelchair dancing and latterly wheelchair football and at college she is involved with football, drama and art as well as being a staunch Manchester United fan. Scroungers Captain Len O’Hagan said: “It was another great day for the Scroungers and our thanks go to Chorlton Golf Club for again being very generous hosts and giving terrific support.
The recipient was 12-year-old Katie Gaskell from Salford who attends Oakwood College in Eccles.
“There have never been more than 24 members of the Scroungers over the 20 plus years we have been playing and raising money and this now totals over half a million pounds - a fantastic amount.
Katie suffers from cerebral palsy and Bulber Palsy which inhibits her speech but she made a great effort to thank
“Our members come from a range of clubs such as Saddleworth, Blackley, Oldham and Chorlton and it is great to
Katie receives her scooter from Scroungers and Chorlton officials see the hard work they have put in give such pleasure and life improvement to youngsters such as Katie.”
South West’s good run is ended by leaders
here is plenty of local interest in the race for the prestigious Levenshulme Snooker League’s division one title.
South West Manchester CC led by skipper Ronnie Singh (pictured) are in the thick of the action along with the Lauriston Club.
South West enjoyed a run of six wins before leaders Withington Bowls B ended the winning streak.
An emphatic 6-1 score-line sees Withington maintain a three point lead over Longsight CC B team.
Longsight continued Ladybarn’s recent travails as they inflicted their seventh defeat in their last eight games. South West drop into fourth
spot after local rivals Lauriston Club posted a 5-2 win over Levenshulme B to move a point ahead of South West.
Olympic legacy a big hit for local athletic club
he much vaunted Olympic legacy has certainly made its mark at Trafford Athletic Club in recent weeks.
The club situated at its superb Longford Stadium base on the border of Chorlton and Stretford has had great success over the years in developing young talent through to the top echelons of athletics and has teams of all ages and abilities in the full range of athletic events as well as cross country. It also caters for people who just wish to keep fit and not be involved in competitive athletics with its excellent facilities both on and off the
Since the huge success of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Trafford AC officials are delighted with the influx of juniors to the club. Trafford AC official Mike Harris said: “We have had well over new 100 youngsters between the ages of 8-14 coming down to enjoy the sessions we hold on week night evenings and they are giving our coaches a great boost with their infectious enthusiasm for athletics. “We always welcome
Junior helpers needed at South West
outh West Manchester Cricket Club, based just off Wilbraham Road in Chorlton has been proud of its encouragement and development of junior cricket for over 120 years.
They are looking for volunteers to help and support the thriving junior section for next season. Phil Marshall said: “Volunteers don’t need to know anything about cricket to be of help to us but if they do so much the better. “If anyone has any suggestions or would like to offer their time to support any part of the
junior section they can contact me on 07779 116165. “We are holding two junior registration evenings in March and if there are any juniors between nine-17 (boys or girls) who might be interested we would welcome them to come along with parents or guardians to these evenings when we can give them information about teams and training and answer any relevant questions.”
Some of the new young recruits with their coaches youngsters to the club with them of giving them the opportunity to develop their skills but also to enjoy the club socially and anyone interested is invited to come down on a Thursday evening from 6.30pm to see what is on offer or telephone the club on 0161 881 4488.”
Sports clubs are the lifeblood of the local community providing a huge range of opportunities for people of all ages to get into sport. Our area is very rich in such clubs and they rely so much on the voluntary efforts of people to run them and these sports articles try to provide an insight into the huge amount of work done by these volunteers on behalf of their local community. If you have any stories about sport by individuals or teams contact Geoff Garnett on either 0161 881 7550 or email email@example.com
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