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INTRODUCTION Hello to all our readers and welcome to your May edition of Our Goole!

do our best to let our readers know all about it!

We received some fantastic, positive feedback for our April issue and it’s great to hear that so many of you are enjoying receiving your copy of Our Goole through your letterbox, as well as hearing about everything that is going on in the area via our Facebook page and website.

How are you all enjoying the sunny weather? We’ve been enjoying barbecues in the garden (finally) and of course, the odd cold drink in a local beer garden! The better weather means there is so much more going on in the area and it’s great to see the town buzzing with activity, don’t you think?

If you don’t already, please give our Facebook page, @ourgoole, a like and follow us! Also, if you’ve got some news to share, please do let us know and we’ll

We hope you enjoy this issue and we’ll see you again next month!

MEET THE STAFF lisa warrener-editor

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Asha northway sales executive

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dISTRIBUTION assistants: jamie walton, craig smith, kathryn ford, sam cooke and laura kirby 4

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Horoscopes 35

Events 36


Grants to support community initiatives in the area

12 GOOLE IN COLOUR Museum exhibition that brings old photos of

Goole into modern times

Property 26

22 LITTLE STARS IS BACK! Find out how you can

enter your little ones into

our popular competition

16 LUNCHEON CLUB LAUNCH New club to help lonely senior citizens

38 SPORT Goole Independent

18 MARATHON SUCCESS Local woman completes London Marathon to raise

Pool League raises money

in memory of popular

pub landlord

money for charity

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Several voluntary youth organisations in the area have received thousands of pounds in grants to support the services they provide

In total, £32,000 was distributed across the region via the Positive Activities Grants scheme run by the East Riding of Yorkshire Youth and Family Support Service, with over £15,000 of it going to groups in Goole and the surrounding area. The grants were presented to the groups at a ceremony at County Hall by East Riding 6

Council’s chairperson, Councillor Caroline Fox. Since 2013, East Riding of Yorkshire Council has provided £299,000 to help grow and develop a strong voluntary youth sector across the area. This investment has helped to create 48 new youth groups and support a further 131 youth groups over the last six years. Councillor Fox said: “It was wonderful to meet

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recipients of the award who came from all over the East Riding. The awards will enable these groups to deliver positive activities to children and young people to help improve their personal, social and educational development, as well as providing some great fun activities.”

• 2020 Community Sport: £1,748 to deliver bowls sessions in Goole.

Kevin Hall, the council’s director of children, families and schools, said: “I am delighted that this year we are able to support 19 groups in total. We have seen a wide range of exciting and innovative bids to provide activities for young people across the East Riding, including sports, support for town and village youth clubs and a project to continue providing transport for rural youth groups and individual young people, to reduce social isolation and improve health, wellbeing and independence.”

• Goole Community Group: £2,000 to support youth projects.

The grants were awarded to voluntary not-forprofit organisations to expand the amount of positive activity available to young people in the East Riding.

• Newport Parish Council: £1,200 to support summer excursions.

Grants were awarded in the Goole area as follows:

• New Life Outreach: £2,000 to support outreach workers in Goole.

• Castaway Music Theatre: £1,800 to support a musical production. • Castaway Music Youth: £1,887 for musical equipment.

• Holme on Spalding Moor Kids Club: £2,000 to support the kids club. • New Life Goole: £2,000 to support the youth club. • Gilberdyke Parish Council: £800 to support summer excursions. • Gilberdyke Parish Council: £800 to support the youth club.

• Newport Parish Council: £1,200 to support the youth club.


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Shed and gar This month, Sgt Lonsdale tells us about how to protect our sheds and gardens against theft now the lighter nights are here

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rden security As the weather starts to warm up, we all spend more time outside, but we all also get a bit lax about leaving our property around and locking our sheds and garages when we use them. Opportunist criminals are always on the lookout for bikes, tools, sports equipment and fishing tackle in sheds and garages, as well as in gardens. Below are some areas to consider: Make sure your shed or garage is secured with a good quality lock. Keep back gates locked when not used. Check there are no bins, composters or trees that can be used for climbing over your garden fence to gain access – consider planting thorny bushes inside the fence to deter entry. Do you have security/motion sensor lights? They can be a great deterrent if your home or garden is secluded from street lighting. Loop a strong chain through the handles of your garden tools and connect the ends with a strong padlock.

Stop thieves stealing plants by using heavy plant pots which will be less desirable to walk off with. Many shed windows are never used, if this is the case – why not screw them shut? If you have a household alarm consider extending it to cover your outbuildings or fit a bespoke shed/garage alarm. If you have an expensive bicycle or motorbike, make sure you have a good quality lock securing it when it is not being used. For reference, record a description and add photographs of your cycles, golf clubs, fishing equipment, tools and any other valuable property free on . Consider marking your property too using a visible permanent marker, for example, waterproof paint, engraving or a permanent marker pen, or if you prefer an invisible marker (UV pens etc). It is recommended that you put your postcode prefixed with the number of your address. This allows any recovered stolen goods to be identified and returned to the owner.


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‘Goole in Colour’ at Goole Museum A new exhibition shows old photographs of Goole restored and in colour thanks to the skills of a local photograph restorer Pippa Stainton lives and works in Goole and has a passion for local history, spending many hours researching the history and details in old photographs of the town and surrounding areas. Through her business, Time Travel Restorations, Pippa has extensive photo-editing experience and has sympathetically restored photographs of varying states of disrepair. For the Goole in Colour exhibition Pippa was given access to Goole Museum and the library’s photographic collection and, as a result, has produced some stunning restored and colourised photographs of the town. The photographs take visitors on a journey around the historic town and, unlike the original images, the clarity and restored colour gives the viewer the feeling of going back in time and seeing the town as it really was. Debbie Hardy, Curator at Goole Museum, said: “Painstaking research and detective work worthy of Sherlock Holmes has created not only accurate colours, but also a deeper knowledge of what the photographs actually show. This is a chance to experience time travel – and you only have to visit Goole Museum to do it!” The exhibition runs until June 16th and admission is free. 12

Goole Museum is above Goole Library on Carlisle Street and is open Tuesday to Friday 10am to 5pm, Wednesday 10am to 7pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm. It’s closed for lunch 12 noon to 12.30pm (Wednesdays 1.30 to 2pm). There is lift access up to the museum. For further information about exhibitions and other things happening at Goole Museum and other museums and galleries in the East Riding, visit

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Luncheon club launch thanks to grant The Moorlands Community Charity has secured a generous grant of £30,000 from the Anna Maria Charitable Trust to launch a new project, The Luncheon Club, which will complement its meals-on-wheels service

The Luncheon Club is aimed at senior community members who may not have the opportunity to socialise as much as others, and it will be holding weekly luncheons in West Park Café, The Moorlands Centre and Swinefleet Road Community Centre in Old Goole. There will be activities such as a meet and greet, tea dances, painting, cards, dominoes and much more. The charity is also planning to run some day trips throughout the summer months. Customers will receive a meal of the day from the meals-on-wheels menu (£4 for main and £2 for dessert) and hot/cold drinks and biscuits will be served throughout the session free of charge. Goole Go Far will also provide free transport to and from the venues. 16

The new Luncheon Club Coordinator, Sophie Nicholls, said: “This is a welcome addition to the services our charity already offers and will provide social contact for people who may only see our meals-on-wheels delivery driver from one day to the next. We are hoping friendships form and even if it is difficult to get out, friends can contact each over the phone for a chat.” The Luncheon Club is the newest part of the charity’s meals-on-wheels service, which operates seven days a week. There is no age restriction for this service and they are hoping to expand it to Cowick, Snaith, Carlton, Camblesforth and Drax. For further information, contact The Moorlands on 01405 768111 or email

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Local woman, Amanda Midgley-Bliss, completed the London Marathon last month to raise money for the mental health hospital where she works Amanda, who works at the Retreat Hospital in York, which supports people with mental health needs, completed the marathon in six hours 47 minutes in the blistering heat on April 22nd to raise over £1,000 for the hospital. Amanda said: “I started off well but as I got to mile 13 the water stations started to run out of water and there was no water for three miles. The East End of London really pulled together, they were filling up buckets of water and passing out cups to the runners. After my blip at 13 miles I brought myself round and ploughed on through to the end. “There were so many interesting people running for all kinds of reasons. The weather on the day was scorching though and people were dropping 18

out all over the place through exhaustion. The ambulance crew were so on the ball and were on hand all the way. The reason I carried on and didn’t pull out was because I’m like my mum, who’s a fighter and doesn’t give up. Hopefully, this will be the same attitude my children have. My husband, Ash, has been my biggest support throughout the training and on the day. “He came down to support me with my three daughters. I can’t thank him enough for the encouragement he has given me. I rang him at mile 13 and told him I couldn’t complete it and he was calm and told me I could do it. It was such an amazing feeling getting the medal put around my neck at the finish, I still can’t quite believe I had this golden opportunity, I’ll cherish it forever.”

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Little Stars

competition is back! Our Goole’s Little Stars competition is back for the third year running, giving you the opportunity to let your Little Star shine bright and show off their gorgeous smile with a complimentary 6x4 print to take home with you! You can enter your little darlings into the competition and the whole entry fee of £4.95 will be donated to a local charity. The competition is open to children from Goole and up to a 15-mile radius, up to and including children of six years of age. All you have to do is book a slot with Jay or Gem from Clan Shots Photography and take your little one to their studio on Fourth Avenue, Goole, for their photograph to be taken. We will then publish one photograph from every shoot taken at the Little Stars sittings spread over our July and August issues, along with a voting form in our August edition enabling you to cast your vote and decide who should be crowned Our Goole’s ‘Little Star’ 2018. The first place winner will receive £150 cash from Our Goole and be the front page of the September issue plus a 20x16 inch acrylic photo panel from Clan Shots Photography. Second place will receive £50 cash from Our Goole and the same size acrylic panel from Clan Shots, too. Third place will receive a £40 gift voucher for Clan Shots Photography’s studio - £20 courtesy of 22

Our Goole and £20 courtesy of Clan Shots Photography. Clan Shots is open for photographs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, 10am - 6pm starting from Tuesday, May 15th. Online payments for entries can be made via the website and must be made a minimum of 24 hours before the shoot. Visit or call 07454 956326 to book.

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This month, Business Support Specialist Heidi Green talks about the trouble the high street is facing and why

Trouble on t’high street There are worrying signs on the high street with some big names such as Maplin, Toys R Us, Jamie’s Italian, Debenhams and Prezzo, to name a few, downsizing and giving profit warnings. While retail figures do continue to grow, it is at a much slower rate at only 1.9% in 2017 compared with 4.7% in 2016. This could be partly due to austerity and the decline in disposable incomes. Inflation at around 3% and average wage rises of 2.2% does not help, but also the fact that people now buy online to avoid parking fees, pedestrianisation of town centres and traffic congestion.


The way we buy has changed as has our expectation of customer service. While we see more people buying online, it should be taken into consideration that retailers have increasing overheads through business rate increases and the effect of the minimum wage. Here are a few tips to help your retail business survive and hopefully prosper: • Make it easy for people to find you by being on Google Places for Business. • Ensure your staff know about excellent customer service and there is a process for the sales they are looking to make.

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any special offers you may have. • Have a loyalty scheme to keep existing customers coming back and encourage new ones through your door. For further help and advice on business growth and funding opportunities, contact Heidi Green, Senior Business Advisor for Selby District Council via email at hgreen@

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Property expert David Leake of Housesetc gives his top tips for millennials saving to buy their own home

Housing ladder tips One in three of Britain’s millennial generation will never own their own home, with many forced to live and raise families in insecure privately rented accommodation throughout their lives, according to a report by the Resolution Foundation.

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Revealing a perfect storm of an ageing population and a higher proportion of older people in insecure and costly rented accommodation illustrated how policymakers must tackle the housing crisis now or face footing a massive future housing benefit bill, the report said.

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Get a guarantor: Consider buying with a friend if chances of buying on your own are slim.

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Property of the month

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publishers of vario us advertising publica tions. This role will be of fice-based and primarily over the ph one, so you must be confident with makin g a high number of calls. Full UK drivi ng licence essential. To apply please em ail: .uk

Warehouse Worker

PMP Recruitment are looking for full time Warehouse W orkers in Goole on behalf of a major su permarket. You will be working in the Distribution Centre where we ha ve friendly staff, good management and a great team culture. £8.00- £12.44 per hour (depending on shift and performan ce) To apply contact 0161 211 1313 32

Kitcher Fitter

We are currently rec ruiting for a kitchen fitter to start imme diately in Goole. £165 a day. Perman ent work. The successful cand idate will have: • CSCS card • Ow n transport • Previous experienc e • UTR number • Own tools and saf ety footwear To apply please ca ll 07921 317375


Cleaner required in Goole for 5 days a week Monday - Frida y, 3 hours per day 1pm til 4pm. No experience requir ed as full training will be given. Relia bility essential and transport preferred. Apply for this posit ion by emailing your C.V. to goole@minsterclea or telephone 0148 2 882200

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Required for our cli ent in Snaith/West Cowick. We have va cancies for cleaners to carry out daily cle aning. Hours of work eithe r 5am to 7.30am or 4.30pm to 7pm, M onday to Friday. Rate of pay £8.75 per hour. To apply please em ail m quoting the reference number C577 in the subjec t heading of your em ail

Leaflet Distributi on Assistant

CreateTVT are loo king for hardworking, honest, co mmitted and healthy individuals to join one of Selby’s fastes t growing distributio n companies as a Leaflet Distribution Assistant. For more informati on please contact Lisa War rener on 01405 819141 or email: info@crea


Must be able to lift and carry general building materials, waste, etc… Experience preferre d but not essential Driving licence prefe rred Immediate start av ailable Wages dependant on experience To apply please co ntact 01757 228285 or email: info@db

HGV Tipper drive


12-hour shifts and the work must be completed within th is time. It is planned for 10 hours so is ac hievable. It is mainl y day work with 6am starts and Saturdays highly likely. They are also looking for occasional night dr ivers. Ideally you will have experience and be confident about us ing the tippers. Please call Richar d during office hours on 0115 933 8626

Casual stocktake super visor

Experience in mana gement along with a drive to succeed is a must along with a valid driving licence . You will be expecte d to travel to differ ent locations around yo ur region. To apply please se nd C.V to Melanie Allison at melanie.allison@ or

Office Junior

General administra

tive tasks including : • Updating social me dia and websites • Updating Job Board s daily • General filing tas ks and post outs • Publication distri bution to stores Office based in Sw inefleet - full driving licence essential. 9a m to 5.30pm. To apply please em ail: .uk 33

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The construction sector offers a variety of roles, from engineering to stonemasonry. Jobs in construction could be right for you if you’re a practical person and are interested in how things work and are put together

Career profile: Bricklaying

With construction skills in high demand, we’ve taken a closer look at the industry and one of the key jobs in the area What does a bricklayer do? Builds and repairs walls, chimney stacks, tunnel linings and decorative stonework. They may also refurbish brickwork and masonry on restoration projects. Salary: • £15,000 to £30,000 average per year - working 38 to 42 hours per week. Entry requirements: • Some employers may expect you to have GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) in maths and English. • A Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card. • Labouring or experience on a building site would be helpful. • You could complete a college course, but this isn’t essential. 34

• You could get a bursary, if you want to work in heritage conservation. • You could get into this job through an apprenticeship. • Go Construct - www. has more information on becoming a bricklayer. Working hours, patterns and environment: • Usually work 39 hours a week, Monday to Friday. • Possibility of overtime at weekends and in the evenings. Some jobs may involve working away from home. • You’ll spend a lot of time outside in all-weather conditions. • The work can be physically demanding and you’ll often be working at height on

scaffolding. Skills required: • The ability to read plans. • The ability to work in a wellorganised and accurate way. • A good level of fitness. • Team-working skills. Career path and progression: With experience, you could become a construction site supervisor, or move into related areas like estimating or apprentice training. You could also specialise in decorative brickwork, stonemasonry, or set up your own business. If you would like to have a chat with a Careers Adviser, please ring the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900.


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(20th Jan-18th Feb) You have the power to make someone’s day with the simple things - making breakfast for example. Your friends will appreciate your efforts.


(19th Feb-20th March) If life feels like a bit of a treadmill at the moment, remember that it won’t always be this way. Look ahead, not behind.



(21st May-20th June) Criticism of your partner could leave them feeling down. Try to say a few kind words every day, even if sometimes it is through gritted teeth!


(21st June- 22nd July) A memorable date stirs emotions this month, whether they be good or bad. Rely on good friends to keep you grounded.



(23rd Sept-22nd Oct) A relaxing couple of days put you back on track this month and leave you feeling refreshed and revitalised.


(23rd Oct-21st Nov) Someone who has been meddling in your life will see what karma looks like this month. Good always wins.


(21st March-19th April) Don’t let the bitterness of another person drag you down, stay happy and positive and remember, jealousy is an ugly trait.

(23rd July-22nd Aug) Opening up to someone close could feel like you’ve had the weight of the world taken off your shoulders. Don’t bottle everything up.

(22nd Nov-21st Dec) A change in lifestyle could give you a new lease of life and heaps of energy. Sit down and work out what’s right for you and your body.




(20th April-20th May) A surprise or treat will leave you feeling extra special this month. You will realise how lucky you are for the loved ones in your life.

(23rd Aug-22nd Sept) Inviting a special friend over for lunch or coffee will do you both the world of good. A good laugh is just what you need.

(22nd Dec-19th Jan) Work load aside, life is good right now. Relish in new adventures and gain new friends in the process. 35


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PICNIC IN THE PARK Sunday, 3rd June West Park, Goole Picnic in the Park is back for the fourth year with live bands, stalls, amusements and food. Raising money for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Trust. 12pm - 6pm.

RADIAL AIRCRAFT FLY-IN Sunday 6th May, 9am-5pm Breighton Aerodrome

TOO REX: T.REX TRIBUTE ACT Friday 25th May, Howden Shire Hall, 7.30pm

SHERLOCK GNOMES Friday 25th-Thursday 31st May Junction, Goole

Open to all aircraft types, with pride of place given to those with radial engines. The café will be open.

The UK’s tribute answer to Marc Bolan’s T.Rex. Tickets £17.50. Tel. 01430 431535 or visit

When Gnomeo and Juliet arrive in their new home, their biggest concern is getting their garden ready for spring.

LET’S GET PLAYING Every Monday, 10.15-11.45am (term time) Kingsway Children’s Centre

INTERNATIONAL PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP Every Thursday, 9am-11.30am Home-Start, The Courtyard

COMMUNITY CAFE Every Tuesday, 10am-12pm The Courtyard

For children who are walking to three years. Plenty of activities for parents/carers and their children to share together.

Come along and let us know what we can do to help - it’s a very friendly group and it’s free! Tel: 01405 769966.

Gain confidence in speaking English with our volunteers and staff and share cultural interests. £1 per session.

If you have any local events you would like to promote in Our Goole, COMPLETELY FREE OF CHARGE, email us at: 36

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INTO THE 80S NIGHT Friday 15th June, 8pm Howden Shire Hall

Dress to impress and get into the groove - a fantastic night out guaranteed. Tickets £10 available from the Shire Hall.

CASTAWAY MUSICAL THEATRE: WIZARD OF OZ Wednesday 20th - 23rd June Junction, Goole

Castaway Music Theatre will take you over the rainbow.

MAMBO JAMBO Saturday, June 2nd, 6pm Junction, Goole

A truly unique two-piece with sounds from roots, world, folk and jazz. Tickets £6.50 from

PILATES Every Tuesday, 6.30pm-7.30pm Howden Shire Hall

BOOTHFERRY VOICES Every Wednesday, 7pm-8pm


The Courtyard, Goole

Improving posture, shoulder, pelvis and core stability. For more information, call Val on 07801 954474.

(term time)

Just go along and sing! £3 per session.

Howden Shire Hall

CREEPY CRAWLIES Every Wednesday, 1.30pm-3pm (term time) Kingsway Children’s Centre

Creepy crawlies session - an opportunity for babies to develop their curiosity and to learn new skills. WALKING FOR HEALTH Every other Wednesday, 10.30am West Park

Meet at 10.30am outside the cafe for a 10.45pm start. For more information, call Paul Peacock on 01482 392527. KARATE Every Wednesday, Howden Shire Hall

A fun way to teach discipline and exercise. Kids session at 7pm-8pm and adults from 8pm-9pm. For further information, call Martin Whitehead on 07778 985870.

PARENT AND TODDLER GROUP Every Wednesday and Friday (term time only), 9.15-11.15am

Every Thursday, 6pm-8pm

Open to all teens. Call Howden Shire Hall on 01430 432510 for more information. YOGA SESSIONS Every Thursday, 7pm-8.30pm

The Courtyard, Goole

The Courtyard

£2.50 per child with refreshments, £1.50 for a second child and free if under 12 months.

To suit all ages and abilities. £4.50 per session.

UKULELE JUNCTION Every Thursday, Junction, Goole

A fun and funky ukulele group meeting to learn, interact and perform. 6pm-8pm for intermediates and 7pm-8pm for beginners. THURSDAY CLUB Every other Thursday, 2pm-3pm Rawcliffe Gospel Hall

Pensioners’ social club where everyone is welcome, even if you’re not a pensioner! Call Harold on 01405 839521.

COMPUTER CLUB Every Friday, 10am-1pm The Courtyard

£5 membership and £2 per session, for complete beginners to intermediate users. MARKET Every Friday, Howden Shire Hall, 9am-1pm

Market selling locally produced crafts and artisan products. CRAFT GROUP Every Friday, 1pm-3pm The Courtyard, Goole

A fantastic opportunity to meet new friends, pick up new skills and share your talents with others. Free entry. 37

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SPORTSNEWS If you have any sports news, call us on 01405 819141 or email:

GOOLE POOL LEAGUE TRIBUTE TO POPULAR LANDLORD The Goole Pool League recently held a knockout to raise funds for a memorial plaque and bench in memory of the former landlord of the Steam Packet, John Bennett The GPL, which was formed in 1976, consists of three divisions of 33 teams. Player Sean Broadhead told us: “John Bennett ran the Steam Packet, the home of the Goole Pool League, and he was also involved with various other pubs over the years, including the Royal Hotel on Aire Street, The Peacock, the Creykes Arms in Rawcliffe and the Ferryboat. All the members 38

of the GPL thought a plaque and a bench would be a fitting way to remember John. The original knockout was held in February and £485 was raised, with £100 given out as prize money and the rest going towards buying the plaque and bench.” The plaque and bench have been placed at the Steam Packet pub on Cheviot Avenue.

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