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NHS TRIES BRIBES TO HELP QUITTERS selling, peer support and other therapies,” she said. “We can offer support and a range of therapies through our stop smoking service in Barnsley. “This scheme encourages people to quit at the same time as someone they know creating an extra level of support in their personal life and increasing their chances of being successful in their attempt to quit.” It is estimated smoking causes 471 deaths in Barnsley every year and public health consultant Dr Frances Clement said it was important the prob-

lem was tackled. “We’re investing more each year in stop smoking services to support people in their journey to quit. “It’s not an easy thing to do but quitting smoking is the single greatest improvement you can make to your health and the health of those around you.” The launch of a local incentive scheme follows a report by Health England showing rewards and incentives were an effective way of encouraging healthy behaviour. For information about the services call 737077.

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NHS Barnsley is giving £15 High Street vouchers to people who sign up to stop smoking services with a friend. Department of Health figures showed the number of people who had stopped smoking had fallen in the town since the new year.

The number of smokers who have stopped, when tested at four weeks, has dropped from 45 per cent to 41 per cent compared to the national average of 49 per cent. And numbers of people setting quit dates dropped 28 per cent from 2,178 to 1,562. Stop smoking advisor Rachel Foster said the scheme was designed to give smokers extra support when quitting. “The most effective way to give up smoking is using a combination of coun-

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Wax on, wax off: Holly Lingard washed cars in her bikini for charity.

Bikini babe is Miss Charity BIKINI babe Hollie Lingard won a beauty contest — thanks to her efforts with a bucket and sponge. She was a contestant in the Miss Sheffield competition and beat 30 glamour girls to be named Miss Charity because of her fund-raising. Soaper star Hollie and college pals Mollie Stockdale and Nessa Yates, all 17, donned their swimwear and did a car wash for the beauty pageant’s charity, The Autistic Society. The trio turned heads when they set up shop on Wakefield Road and raised about £150. That was enough to earn Hollie, of

Ingleton Mews, Smithies, the title. Travel and tourism student Hollie said: “I felt really happy and was so excited but it was such hard work because we had to practise in our heels all day.” The event was Hollie’s first contest and said the competition was tough. “It was a bit daunting. I was nervous on stage and could feel all the adrenaline. My teeth were shaking.” Hollie will now go on to compete in the Miss Models final in London. And there’s good news fellas — she’s planning another bikini car wash.


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X FACTOR REJECTS VOW NOT TO GIVE UP Class act: Girl band the Poppi Chix. Picture: Scott Bairstow

BY CARLA GEORGE A LOCAL girl band will not give up despite failing to get through to the second auditions of this year’s X Factor. The Poppi Chix, named after the Tall Poppy singing and dance studios, where they were given the thumbs up after the first auditions in Manchester but failed to reach the third round. Known throughout Barnsley for their charity and gala performances, the girls say they are not disappointed just glad of the experience. Natalie Venters, 16, of Schofield Drive, Darfield, said: “We have got so much going on at the moment anyway. “Myself and Ebony are taking our GCSEs and we have plenty of gigs to rehearse for. “It would have been good to get through to the live X Factor auditions but the experience was amazing and we are looking at it as a learning curve.” New member, Megan

Smith, 16, of Sheffield, said: “The auditions were surreal. I made friends with Stephanie McMichael – a contestant in Big Brother 2008 – and she saved me a seat and gave me her mobile number, it was amazing.” The Chix are now focusing their energy on rehearsals for a concert at The Fleets in aid of the vic-

tims of the Chernobyl disaster. Ebony Benson, 16, of Barnwell Crescent, Wombwell, said: “Singing and performing is the only thing we want to do and we will carry on in whatever capacity we can.” The next performance is at The Fleets, Barnsley, tonight at 7pm.

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BY MIKE COTTON TWO horse-themed shows designed to introduce children to the theatre are on at the Civic this week. Hoof!, a physical theatre show for children aged three to ten will be performed on Sunday May 17 at 2.30pm. From tomororw to Saturday May 16, children can see Horseplay, where small groups of children will go inside a specially created stable set. Creator Niki McCretton said: “Going to the theatre is a huge step for pre-school children. “It can be frightening, intimidating or downright boring. “I wanted to create an experience that would entertain and stimulate three to five-year-olds as well as older children. “If they enjoy taking part in Horseplay they should feel more comfortable sitting in a theatre seat watching Hoof!. “I am excited that the Civic is promoting both shows. “It is an ideal introduction to the thrills of live theatre.” Horseplay will be staged from tomorrow to Saturday at 11am, 12.30pm, 2pm and 2.30pm, with final performances on Sunday before the one-off performance of Hoof! Details: 0845 1800 363.

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Kiwi fruit?: Sandra Claydon’s ‘parrot’ Bo.

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Who’s a pretty odd boy, then? SANDRA and Terry Claydon were sick as parrots when they realised they had paid £165 for a bird that wasn’t a parrot. The couple, of Colley Street, Kendray, were told it was a New Zealand parrot when they bought it from a man in Barnsley. It was only when they went to feed their new pet and checked in a pet book they realised there was a mistake. “We were told it was a New Zealand parrot and that it whistled and danced and that it could talk,” said Sandra, 66. “We didn’t know what to feed it so we called the man and he said he would drop some feed round but he never did.

“So my husband went to look for information in some books – it was then he realised.” The pair took the bird to a pet shop but even staff were unsure what it was. They asked the seller for a refund but said he just laughed. The number supplied has since been discontinued. “I feel I’ve been conned, it makes me feel mad that someone can trick someone out of money like this. I’m hoping someone out there knows what kind of bird Bo is. “We want to know how we can look after him properly.”

NORMAN Bailey thought his luck had changed when a cheque arrived in the post. But the out-of-work HGV driver’s smile soon turned to laughter when he saw it was for the sum of 1p. Norman, 60, informed the Child Support Agency he had been made redundant so they would no longer be able to stop the £64 a week child support out of his wage. Norman, of Cypress Road, Kendray, said: “Four weeks later, they sent me this cheque, saying I’d been overpaid. “I just couldn’t believe it. “It’s cost them more to send it. “It would cost me £2.30 on the bus to go and put it in the bank, so I’m going to frame it and Don’t spend it all: Norman Bailey with his cheque for one penny. (S) keep it.”

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We welcome your letters on topical local issues. Send them to editorial@barnsley-chronicle.co.uk or to 47, Church Street, Barnsley S70 2AS Dirty work: Councillors Karen Dyson and Fred Clowery helped clean up the Stairfoot Canal with pupils from Oakhill, Kendray and Hunningley School. Picture: Scott Bairstow

FISHING CLUB REVIVE CANAL BY MIKE COTTON A NEGLECTED stretch of canal at Stairfoot has been given a new lease of life by a youth fishing club. Several bikes and scooters, skateboards, shopping trolleys and dozens of beer bottles were among the junk youth worker Walt Boydell and his team pulled out of

the stretch of canal near the Trans -Pennine Trail. Walt wants to clean up and restock the canal for his fishing club and the rest of the community. He and his team including councillors, kids and the Safer Neighbourhood Team, made a good start. Walt said: “If we empower kids to take a bit of pride in their environ-

ment and their own community they’ll be encouraged to look after it. If they hear that people are going down there and starting fires and causing trouble, I’d hope they’d be likely to look after it and report it if things are happening.” Coun Jim Smith said: “All three Stairfoot councillors are pleased that Walt is going for this environmental work around the canal.” Contact Walt on 07802 854003.

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BEAUTIFUL one bedroomed apartments in Barnsley town centre. Furnished. £100 pw, £400 bond. – Tel. 07950 991144 QUALITY rooms to let in Barnsley town centre with en suite bathroom. All bills included, £75 pw – Tel. 07815 323365 TO let. Four bed new mews in Barnsley area. Available immediately, DSS welcome – Tel. Damien, 07853 302869 ONE bedroom flat, good condition. Unfurnished, no smoking or pets, £300 pcm + bond – Tel. 07969 720745 SELF contained flats, near to town centre. Bond and references required – Tel. 07742 919171 or 07989 259772 BRIDGE Street, Barnsley. Two bed house with appliances. £375 pcm, bond required. No DSS – Tel. 07866 367079 or 07949 682759 4 bed, new detached house on Carlton Road. Available from 1st June. No pets, CCJʼs or DSS. £600 Bond, £600 p.c.m. – Tel. 07803 035577 TOWN centre, 2 bed terrace. Superb condition, GCH, DG. £105 pw + bond – Tel. 07976 621984 THREE bedroom semi, Jump. £440 pcm, £300 bond, 1 months rent up front – Tel. 07840 076318 THREE bedroomed house, Royston, Barnsley. £460 pcm. DG, CH – Tel. 07981 773259 LARGE room to let in Wombwell. £75 p.wk., inc. all bills. No DSS – Tel. 07784 936896 TOWN centre, 2 bed terrace, DG, GCH. £385 pcm, bond required – Tel. 01943 831403 TWO bedroom flat, Royston area. Newly decorated, £75 pw – Tel. 07787 988022 COTTAGE in Higham. Two warm bedrooms. Parking. £460 pm plus £500 bond. – Tel. 07801 399796 2 bed house, DG, GCH, burglar alarm, recently decorated, £380 pcm, £380 bond. No pets – Tel. 07711 382293 LARGE 2 bed. terrace. Lounge, dining room, kitchen. Newly refurbished, quiet location, easy parking. 2 minutes town centre. No pets, no DSS. £100 pw. – Tel. 07969 126721 THREE bed end terrace, Cudworth. CH, alarm, DG. Part/ unfurnished. Includes white goods, nice gardens. Sorry no DSS. £105 pw, 4 weeks rent in advance, bond £450 – Tel. 07939 490666 daytime/ 01977 615598 evenings TWO/ three bed terrace, Barnsley. GCH, DG, off road parking. From £395 pcm + bond – Tel. 07739 948911 2 bed terrace, fully furnished, near Locke Park, £100 per week, £445 bond - Tel. 07811 022693

CAWTHORNE, terraced country cottage on three floors. DG, GCH. Many original features, garden / stream / parking. £598 pcm, refs. No DSS – Tel. 01434 633233 / 632300, 01977 793522, mob 07860 653166 ROYSTON, 2 bed furnished home to let, £360 pcm – Tel. Barnsley 237440 or 07713 467879

house or flat share WOMBWELL area, 3 bed terrace. White goods, GCH. £460 pcm plus £460 bond – Tel. 07855 242216 WOOLLEY Edge, two fully furnished bedrooms to let in fully equipped shared house. £300 pcm each, bond required – Tel. 07921 934305

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land for sale / wanted LAND with full planning for 2 x 3 bed semis, Laithes Lane, Athersley, £80,000, also full planning for 4 bed detached house with large garden, adjacent to 40 Woodhall Road, Darfield, £70,000 – Tel. 07711 382293 ATTENTION landlords/ investors!! Large plot of land for sale virgin grounds, Michaels Estate, Grimethorpe. Full detailed plans passed and building control approved to construct pair of semi detached bungalows with dormer bedrooms and detached garages. All above offered for £65,000 for quick sale (no offers).Alternatively, we can offer a build service to construct the above for £150,000. Thatʼs right!! Two brand new dwellings for £150,000. To obtain a copy of plans or further information – Tel. Andrea on 07976 501054/ 01226 242637

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ROOM to let, Ardsley area, 1.5 miles from town centre. From £55 pw to £75 pw including all bills. No DSS. Nice, clean accommodation – Tel. 07850 915702 ROOMS to let in Barnsley town centre from £50 pw. Bond and good references required. DSS welcome – Tel. 07950 991144 ROOMS, Gawber road area, mature people only – Tel. Barnsley 785314 or 07944 149744

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classifiedrecruitment DARTON HIGH SCHOOL A Humanities Specialist School Headteacher: Simon Hill Churchfield Lane, Darton, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 5EW. Telephone: 01226 382568. E-mail: darton.high@barnsley.org

CARETAKER/ HANDYPERSON

POST REF: E154/CH

37 HOURS PER WEEK Grade 2: Salary Range £13,421 to £15,291 (subject to appeal) To provide support for the letting of the sports facilities in addition to whole school requirements, undertaking a wide range of duties as directed by the Premises Manager, working as part of the school premises team to effect the maintenance, safety and security of the premises and site. We are looking for flexibility in terms of working arrangements. You will have good practical skills, and one or more trade skills useful in day-to-day maintenance, minor repairs and improvement projects. You will have basic numeracy and literacy skills.

SENIOR SCIENCE TECHNICIAN

POST REF: E154/SST

37 HOURS PER WEEK TERM TIME + 5 DAYS DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS Grade 3: Salary range £12,625 to £13,512 (actual salary) Working under the direction of the Science Curriculum Team Leader, will support teachers and pupils by allowing practical work to take place efficiently and safely in Science lessons, ensuring resources are readily available and the working environment is conducive to teaching and learning of the highest quality. The Senior Science Technician also supports the Science Department in carrying out general administrative duties and carries out examination invigilation when required.

EXAMINATION INVIGILATORS

POST REF: E154/EI

AS AND WHEN REQUIRED Grade 2: Pay range £6.97 to £7.95 per hour We are looking to appoint a team of examination invigilators to supplement the team of existing staff within school who carry out exam invigilation, providing additional support in the examination process. You will work under the direction of the Examinations Officer to provide efficient examination invigilation and related tasks. Job descriptions, employee specifications and application forms are available by contacting the school on (01226) 382568. Completed application forms are to be returned to the school address by 12 noon on Friday 22nd May 2009.

DARFIELD VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL A school belongs to more than one group of people. It is fair to say that a school is its own community. When parents register their children at Darfield Valley Primary School they need to be secure in the knowledge that their children will receive the best quality and service excellence in terms of a highly skilled and dedicated workforce. The workforce is not just the teachers, but support staff and outside agencies who all play their part in providing education. Therefore, the Governors are looking for someone to join our team at Darfield Valley who shares and will strive to work towards our vision, and be part of the setting of the new vision for Barnsley LEA.

Class Teacher Yr.2

Scale MPS + TLR 2a for Literacy

Class Teacher Yr.6

Scale MPS (The successful candidate will be responsible for Key Stage 2 SAT’s, be committed to providing outstanding learning experiences and display a good working knowledge of the Key Stage 2 Curriculum.) The Governors welcome experienced, enthusiastic, inspirational and imaginative teachers initially for Yr.2 and Yr.6 from the 1st September 2009. Applicants should be committed to collaborative team working, inclusive education and be prepared to contribute to our developing and understanding of effective learning. Applicants must have proven excellent teaching skills. In addition to their teaching commitment, the successful candidate will be responsible for and lead on literacy throughout the school. In return we can offer you an outstanding working environment including: A commitment to professional development Dedicated leadership and PPA time A supportive team network Hours of work 32.4 Permanent Darfield Valley is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of our children and all appointments will be subject to a full CRB disclosure. Closing date: The closing date for the above posts is Wednesday 20th May 2009. Applicants will have the opportunity to visit the school on Wednesday 13th May, please telephone for an appointment. For an application form, job description and job specification contact Mr. C. Wilkinson B. Ed. (Hons.) Headteacher, Darfield Valley Primary School, Snapehill Road, Darfield, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S73 9LT Tel: 01226 753048

OUR VISION To enhance the lives of everyone we work with and provide each other with the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their potential irrespective of health and ability. Exemplar Healthcare consists of 26 high quality care homes and we specialise in caring for young adults with complex health needs. GREENSIDE COURT Greenside Court is situated in Greasbrough, Rotherham, 2 miles from Jct 34 M1 and is a twenty bed unit providing care for individuals requiring a high level of specialist input. The unit is supported by a team of dynamic proactive health professionals including a GP, Hospital Consultants and Specialist Nurses, We are currently seeking to recruit talented innovative staff for our ten bed neurology and spinal injuries ventilatory care unit, and ten bed Huntington’s disease specialist care unit, this is due to the planned admission of a ventilated client in the near future. RGN/RNLD/RMN x4 full time positions or equivalent internal rotation Experience in independent sector an advantage but not essential. You will be a RN who can take charge of a unit & effectively manage a team of staff ensuring that high standards of care are delivered. A skilled, motivated and enthusiastic individual with good clinical and communication skills. Willing to undertake training and assessment of ventilated service users.

PARA PLANNER

A well established regional firm of Independent Financial Advisers is currently seeking an experienced candidate to provide a full support service for their registered individuals.

CARE ASSISTANTS x4 full time positions or equivalent internal rotation Ability to deliver a consistently high standard of individual care. An understanding of the needs of people with physical and mental disabilities is advantageous but not essential. NVQ preferred but not essential as full training will be given. Please telephone Trudy Duke, Diana King, Jenny Mayall or Rachel Lister on 01709 558465 for an informal visit and further information.

Full FPC and a focused approach are essential. Ideally you will be coming from a para-planning background with a good technical understanding of holistic advice but applications will be considered from individuals who have experience in other areas of financial services. Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. Please apply in writing, with an accompanying curriculum vitae, to: Mrs. C. Ball Blake Independent Financial Planning Ltd Cockerham Hall, 17 Huddersfield Road Barnsley S70 2LT

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KEXBOROUGH HOUSE RESIDENTIAL CARE HOME REQUIRES

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EXPERIENCED full time UPVC Fascia Installer required. Must have clean driving licence, hard working and reliable. Wage negotiable. Send CV to:- Just Fascias, Unit 4 Davies Industrial Estate, Wakefield Road, Barnsley, S71 1NU

Practitioner Scale: Spine point 24-29 Salary £17,263 pa to £20,446 pa Relevant qualifications: NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care (children) or equivalent plus 2 years childcare experience.

ASSISTANT TEAM LEADER Practitioner Scale: Spine point 21-23 Salary £15,698 pa to £16,723 pa Relevant qualifications: NVQ 3 in Health and Social Care (children) or equivalent plus 2 years care experience.

HEATING engineers required. Must have ACS and a clean driving licence. Mainly for boiler upgrades – Tel. 01924 266001/ 07970 685859

12 sales/delivery drivers required for immediate start. No experience necessary as full training will be provided. £1600 p/m + Bonus and incentives for those who qualify. Applicants must be of smart appearance and have their own transport. For an immediate interview – Tel. Barnsley 345883

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RESIDENTIAL CARE WORKER Practitioner Scale: Spine point 19-21 Salary £14,745 pa to £15,698 pa Relevant qualifications: NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care (children) or equivalent. The above permanent vacancies are for 37 hours per week on a rolling rota and have a 370 hours annual leave entitlement inclusive of statutory bank holidays. (Extra allowance paid for unsocial hours, i.e. 6pm – 8am plus weekends.) Applications are sought from all suitably qualified sections of the community but particularly welcome from those with a diagnosis of autism or Asperger syndrome. Please note these posts require us to ask about the successful applicants’ criminal record and proceed with a Disclosure application. The Robert Ogden School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All interviewed candidates for this post will be subject to the relevant checks Closing date: 22 May 2009 Interview & visit date: 1 June 2009 For an application pack please contact,The Personnel Department, The Robert Ogden School, Clayton Lane,Thurnscoe, Rotherham, S63 0BG Telephone: 01709 874443 Fax: 01709 870701 e.mail robert.ogden@nas.org.uk “Committed to Equal Opportunities, NVQ and Investors in People” BUILDING A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR PEOPLE WITH AUTISM

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OUR VISION To enhance the lives of everyone we work with and provide each other with the opportunity to develop, grow and reach their potential irrespective of health and ability. Exemplar Healthcare consists of 26 high quality care homes and we specialise in caring for young adults with complex health needs.

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A vacancy has arisen at our head office in Dodworth. Duties to include secretarial and administrative support, switchboard operation and in addition you will be expected to greet all visitors in an efficient and polite manner. You will need to have a smart and professional appearance, be hard working, enthusiastic, adaptable with a confident telephone manner and good organisational skills. Ideally you will have previous experience. Agency applications cannot be accepted on this occasion. Please apply directly in writing together with your CV stating current salary to:

The Company Accountant, The Brook Group of Companies, Brook House, Barnsley Road, Dodworth, Barnsley, S75 3JT.

If you are committed to providing quality care to either Young Physically Disabled or Elderly people and seek career development then please contact Michelle Mehta on 01977 559703 who will happily discuss the vacancies with you and arrange an informal visit if you wish.

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WHEELERS HAVE MIXED FORTUNES ON THE TRACKS MEMBERS of Birdwell Wheelers have been putting in the mileage in recent weeks. Trevor Mayne rode what is likely to be the only stage race this year by a Birdwell Wheeler in the veterans’ three-day tour of the Abberleys in Worcestershire over the Bank Holiday weekend. Despite riding strongly, he came away empty-handed due in part to bad luck. The opening stage was a hilly time trial over four miles in which he managed to stay in touch with the leading riders’ times. Stage two was a road race over 45 miles in which Mayne was one of two riders who worked together to forge the biggest break of the day. But they were reeled in and the stage finished in a bunch sprint which did little to effect the leaderboard. Stage Three, also a road race, proved to be the defining stage. Four riders got away early on and when two more riders attacked, Mayne tried to join them but had to stop when two horses on the road were

spooked, bringing all but the leaders to a stop! The deciding stage was a hilly, hard-fought road race, and many of the main contenders were dropped but any time Mayne gained was not enough to lift him above eighth place overall. Despite coming second in his age category, Mayne finished the competition frustrated. In the A1 classic at Boroughbridge on a rolling 53-mile circuit, Dave Scargill and Rodger Holmes had mixed fortunes. Scargill attacked from the gun into a headwind and forged a 20 second lead. He was joined a short time later by two other riders and they worked together for 50 miles to finish two minutes ahead of the bunch, Scargill managing third place in a close fought sprint and losing first place by inches. Rodger Holmes in his first road race since being injured in a road crash was going strongly in the bunch until a pile up of riders forced the race to be cancelled. In the NMCF Pooled Clubs’ 25-mile

time trial event at Hatfield Woodhouse, Mayne, with 58.28, led the way followed by Paul Bennington 1-03.14 and John Woodhouse 1-08.42. Mayne was second fastest of 52 riders in the event beaten to first place by less than a minute. Jan Wilson was one of the timekeepers with Malcolm Wilson pushing the riders off. Meanwhile, veteran riders Vic Fielding, Peter Knowles, Derry Dixon, Christine Minto, Dave Cutts and his 15-year-old son Andy had an enjoyable day’s ride cycling mostly on quiet roads and lanes to Sherburn before returning home via Askern. In the Wheelers second club event, 16 riders braved the elements and some were rewarded well for their efforts. First handicap ten points went to Rodger Holmes who wheeled out his good bike for the evening and was rewarded with a time of 14-55 knocking 1-16 off the previous week’s time.

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Plymouth double for Reds fans SEVEN members of the BFC Sea Angling Club decided to combine a deep sea angling trip from the port of Plymouth with Barnsley’s survival battle at Home Park. And the lads struck gold on both counts. Fishing aboard their regular charter boat Size Matters, they anchored over a 280ft deep wreck 50 miles out in the English Channel. The seven club members hooked into top quality Ling, Pollack and Conger Eels giving them a total weight for the trip of over 1,000 pounds. Top weight Ling was a superb 30 pound plus caught by Kev Crossley, following up were excellent 20lb plus fish by Martyn Scully, Stuart Parkin, Frank Outwin, Malc Yates and Brian Hayward. All the team landed Conger Eels in double figures, the best weight of the day being a personal best 50 pound

eel caught by Ashley Scully. Rounding off a hugely successful weekend, the lads then went to the football match to cheer on the Super Reds to victory. The silverfish only match at Fleets Dam saw most of the participants returning double figures nets of fish. The winner was Wombwell angler Jess King with 26lb 15oz of skimmers and roach caught on the long pole, alternating between pellet and maggot. Second was Stuart Merrills with a similar catch weighing 20lb 60z. In third place with a very respectable 18lb 10oz of roach was Dave Smallman. Fleets Dam matches are being held every Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday. For details contact Alan Hanson on Barnsley 292579.

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