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forced to retreat from Derby. Robert Oliver earned his livelihood mainly from farming, moving his young family to several different homes including Brighton near Wolfscote and Brick Kiln at Reapsmoor. His son John was introduced to formal education at Hartington school followed by Biggin school and then St. Luke’s at Sheen.At the age of 10 he had to leave school to help his father – ‘a giant of a man’ – who had recently been contracted to work an old ironstone and lead mine in Hartington Dale, just beyond the track to Moor Farm and owned by the Duke of Devonshire. John, who in later years would recall the repeated terror of climbing a ladder for several hundred feet in the dark, was

eventually allowed to halve his time down the mine and instead drive a donkey which hauled out heaps of ore in a tiny cart. The boy returned to school half-time until he was 12. John now began to divide his efforts between helping his father and building up his own small business, buying eggs from neighbouring farms and selling them at Buxton market. He managed to save enough money to buy a pony and cart and set to work full-time selling eggs and vegetables. His father also gave him work carrying ore to Friden station on the Cromford and High Peak Railway but this came to an abrupt end in late 1869 when the Duke’s agent closed the mine. Set sail for Canada Robert Oliver immediately began to look much further afield for new opportunities and in April 1870, with five children under 14 years old, he and wife Emma left the Peak and set sail for Canada. One son was left behind to be brought up in England. The family settled in Maryborough, Wellington County, Ontario, where Robert returned to farming. Young John toiled alongside him in summer, and in winter worked in the woods learning the skills of a woodsman. He also turned his hand to digging wells, stone blasting and

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Amateur dramatists and musicians from Bakewell are celebrating after receiving £5000 from a local retailer for new stage equipment. Bakewell Town and Community Trust, which runs Bakewell Town Hall in The Square, is a registered charity charged with looking after the Hall for the benefit of the local community. The Trust took over the running of the Hall in 2009 at which point it began an ambitious programme of improvements, including work on the impressive proscenium arched stage in the Assembly Hall based on the first floor. The Hall itself has now been restored, but the stage needed a number of improvements to make it fit for purpose. The Board of Directors, therefore, approached local businesses for support and Central England Co-operative, which has a food store on Market Street, was happy to help. Patricia Lunn, Chair of Bakewell Town and Community Trust, explained; “The Trust is keen to develop new audiences and participants in arts’ activities and is currently undertaking

Patricia Lunn, Chair, Bakewell Town and Community Trust (left) receives the cheque from Joy Welch, PR Officer, Central England Co-operative an initiative to encourage over the building a new local organisations to use the drama group has been facilities for creative established which has workshops, rehearsals and resulted in the successful of a performances. Since taking reintroduction

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Record & CD Fair 10.00-5.00

Cafe Rwanda & Craft Fair (all day) Boot Camp 7.00pm Bridge Club 7.00pm

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Samatha Meditation 7.30pm

‘Strictly No Falling’ 1.30pm (TBC) Legal Advice Clinic 3.00pm Boot Camp 7.00pm Bakewell Family History Group 7.45pm

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Bridge Club 7.00pm

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Boot Camp 7.00pm Red Cross (evening)

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Boot Camp 7.00pm

Craftwise Craft Fair (all day) Aikido 10.30am

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To The Peaks of Fame: John Oliver (1856-1927) Pit Boy to Premier

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threshing, receiving one of the first certificates of a steam engineer. Political Life He went on to establish a political outlet for his considerable experience of working the land and, held in high regard as ‘Honest’ John Oliver, was appointed Minister of Agriculture and Railways. In 1917, as leader of the Liberal Party, he became the 19th Premier of British Columbia. On one occasion he entertained the Governor General, who happened to be the 9th Duke of Devonshire – grandson of the Duke who had closed the mine in

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Hartington Dale some 50 years earlier. During his term in office, Oliver initiated large-scale pump and gravity irrigation projects in the dry South Okanagan Valley, for a time the largest system anywhere

Contined from Page 1 in the world. Its success enabled the development of a productive fruit growing industry centred on a community which was to adopt his name. The village of Oliver was reincorporated as a town in 1990 and now has a population of around 5,000. The Hon. John Oliver died in office on 17 August 1927. His body lay in state in Parliament Buildings prior to a state funeral, when thousands of people lined the route to the First United Church and thence to the Royal Oak Burial Park. John Oliver was described by the officiating minister as a man loved by all, with heavy public demands upon him but ‘not forgetful of his duties to the church’. In British Columbia he is commemorated not only by the town of Oliver on the Okanagan River but by the towering rugged peak of Mount Oliver, also street and school names in Vancouver. In pride of place in his home town stands a full-sized bronze statue of the Peakland pit boy who became premier. Our photograph has been kindly supplied by the sculptor, Leta Shores. Julie Bunting

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LISA ELLIOTT RUNS FOR ASHGATE HOSPICE Lisa Elliott, who lives and works in Hope, is running the London Marathon in April for charity, and is aiming to raise over £1500 for Ashgate Hospice in Chesterfield. Lisa says, “I only started running a couple of years ago and have always wanted to run the London Marathon but never thought I would ever get the chance. “I am currently running 35 miles a week, with the longest distance in one run being 17 miles, as well as running my business and fitting it in with my family life of a husband and two children, Sofia aged 11 and Zak aged 8.

“My main motivation is the fact I’ve always wanted to run a marathon and running for a great charity like Ashgate Hospice has given me the extra determination to conquer it. “Even though the fundraising is going well, I still would like to raise more, so if anyone would like to donate you can do it in person with myself at Lisa's Health and Beauty or on my Just Giving web page below, or just follow the links on the site for Ashgate Hospice”. www.justgiving. com/Lisa-Elliott9 “Thankyou to everyone who is supporting me on this venture”.

ENJOY AN EVENING OF SONG Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and the Whitworth Centre invite you to an Evening of Song at the Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale on Friday 28th February 2014 with the Derbyshire Constabulary Male Voice Choir. The Derby-based choir has been performing concerts since it was formed in 1956. In the past five years it has raised over £35,000 for charities, both locally and further afield. The choir is made up of 30 volunteers, led by Musical Director Chris Hare. They perform a variety of songs from opera, pop and musicals in addition to a couple of traditional hymns. They also perform some

more contemporary songs including Keith Christopher’s Let All Men Sing, Bring Him Home from Les Miserables and The Mansions of the Lord which featured in the film We Were Soldiers and was performed at President Reagan’s funeral service. The Whitworth Centre concert will be raising funds for the Centre and for Derbyshire Wildlife Trust. Doors open at 7pm and the concert starts at 7.45pm. Tickets cost £8 per person and are on sale now, from the Trust on 01773 881188 or the Whitworth Centre on 01629 733678. For more information visit www.derbyshirewild lifetrust.org.uk

ILLUSTRATED TALK The next illustrated talk in the social programme of the Derbyshire Dales Ramblers is on Friday 21st February at 7.30pm in the Imperial Rooms, Matlock and is entitled ‘An Englishman’s First Impressions of Burma’. Dr Miles Ellis relates his experiences of visiting Burma in March 2013, following in the footsteps of his great-aunt who visited the country in 1897 and subsequently wrote an iconic book about her

experiences. The talk, and approximately 300 photographs, gives Dr Ellis’ own impressions of a beautiful and little-known country and its people and how it has changed over the last 115 years. Many of the popular sites in Burma are covered but the emphasis is on the people, their culture and what the future holds for them. Admission £3, includes refreshments. Nonmembers welcome. Tel. 01629 650092.

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James Machon, 23, from Castleton, previously having lived in Bamford, has been selected for the Olympic Team in Sochi. James attended Bamford Primary, Hope Valley College and Lady Manners and graduated from Leeds Met University this year and was included in the Talented Athletes Sports Scholarship programme. James started skiing at Sheffield Ski Village and started competing on snow in 2006. He is one of 300 athletes world-wide to have received an International Olympic Solidarity Scholarship. James has been British Halfpipe Champion in four consecutive years since 2008. James competes in ski Halfpipe which is a discipline of Freestyle skiing and it's a new event making its debut at Sochi. Ski Halfpipe is an extreme sport where skiers perform a sequence of tricks (rotations and flips) down a halfpipe which is about 140 metres long with 6 metre high walls. The object is to

perform difficult manoeuvres with perfect form and land the run. Poor landings and falls can lose more than half of points awarded for the run. James has trained and

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Tin Hut Toddlers Do you have a preschooler and are you currently at a loose end on a Monday afternoon? Would you like to come and socialise at a local toddler group run by parents for parents/ guardians and their under 5’s? Tin Hut Toddlers, formerly known as Bright Owls, will run each Monday afternoon between 1.30pm and 3pm from the 24th February during term time. Offering crafts, songs, indoor and weather dependent outdoor playtime for pre-schoolers for just a £2 donation per family including refreshments, it’s a pleasurable way to pass a Monday afternoon with your child. Tin Hut Toddlers is run by parents for other parents, guardians and their children to meet, play and socialise in a child friendly environment whilst helping raise funds for the group in

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VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT FOR EXPEDITION

The search is on for 30 hardy souls with both a big social conscience and an outsize thirst for adventure. They are being offered the chance to make a challenging trek to the Everest base camp in the Himalayas while helping a local expedition raise awareness of the plight of some of the world’s poorest people.

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sterling work of several small charities who work tirelessly to improve their lives. The 30 volunteers will join the expedition for a fortnight’s trek to Everest next June and will also help to raise money for the Derbyshire-based disaster aid charity Aquabox, UNICEF, and international youth training charities Restless Development and SIIDshare. “We want to hear from anyone who would like to take part in a tremendous adventure and to help Action4Asia raise money to support the work of littleknown charities and aid agencies,” said Chris this week. Two graduates who both live in Baslow, North Derbyshire - Dave Cook and Paul Cave - will lead the main expedition which will travel

from Singapore to Mumbai via Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Nepal and India. It is believed to be the first expedition of its kind and will take the team through terrain that is both physically and mentally challenging, often extremely wild and always potentially dangerous. The route includes areas of arid desert and scrubland, steamy jungle and high mountain Himalayan passes in conditions ranging from hot and humid, intense cold, snow and monsoon rain. Says Chris: Getting to Everest will be the easy part...” Further information is available from Chris on 07581 864857 or via the expedition website – www.action4asia.org

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BHF MENDING BROKEN HEARTS APPEAL

Pupils and parents of Hartington Primary School and members of Hartington Young People’s Activity Club (HYPAC) assisted the school’s Ex-Chair of Governors in raising £1568.00 for the British Heart Foundation by participating in the Celebration Sponsored Swim. This was held at The Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock. Sophie Jardine from the British Heart Foundation presented the participants with certificates and shields thanking them for their tremendous efforts and achievement. Liz Broomhead MBE received the award on behalf of HYPAC whilst John Dean and Maddie Wager received the award on behalf of Hartington Primary School.

LOCAL CHILDREN’S AUTHOR Nominated for National Book Prize!

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Ta d d i n g t o n - b a s e d children’s author Tania Bramley is a familiar face to many primary children in the area, thanks to her frequent school visits and author talks. Now, Tania has had her latest book, ‘The Boys’ Own Bug Club’, nominated for The People’s Book Prize! “I am absolutely delighted,” says Tania. “The publishers and I have worked very hard on this book. We really wanted to create something that would appeal particularly to boys, and the fact that the book has been nominated for a national prize is a measure of our success.”

Tania is very concerned about the lower literacy levels of boys compared to girls, and with their lower levels of engagement with reading generally. “I want boys to love reading,” Tania explains, “which is why I wrote this book. Though of course, girls love it too!” To find out more about The People’s Book Prize, and to vote for ‘The Boy’s Own Bug Club’, visit http://www.peoplesbookp rize.com/. If you’d like Tania to visit your school and talk to pupils about stories and about writing (all for free!), email taniabramley@taniabramley. co.uk

A PANTOMIME FOR MATLOCK A group of local Matlock people is forming a production company to stage a pantomime in February, 2015. Dave Miller, a founding member of the company, said, ‘We are looking for people to join us in this amateur pantomime group, not just as actors but also as – staff back-stage wardrobe, props, stage management, lighting, set design, musicians, singers etc. We are intending to form a steering committee to include a business manager and we invite all interested in this venture to meet us on Friday 21st February at 7.30pm in the Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock. Our first show for next year will be Cinderella at The Pavilion, Matlock Bath. Dave Heptonstall, a local writer and director, said, “Many of the surrounding towns and villages have their own pantomimes but Matlock has not put on a full-scale show for many years. I’m sure there will be much interest in this venture and I look forward to helping with the project.” Anyone who is unable to come to the meeting or who further like would information is welcome to contact us. Dave Miller: tel. 07840 181117. email dmiller8@sky.com Dave Heptonstall: tel. 01629

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The first HOBS meeting of 2014 was held at our usual venue of the Wheatsheaf. Everyone agreed the Christmas party was a huge success with entertainment being provided by Mick Partridge and Stephen Hunt. After an excellent three course meal the members were asked to come up with ideas for our outings at the next meeting on 12th February. To end the evening Tery Bettney brought a selection of Derbyshire countryside slides which we all found very interesting and we followed this by our usual game of bingo. The meeting ended approximately 9.30pm.

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There will be soup and other refreshments available, so why not come and have a go as well as get a bite of lunch after you have worked up an appetite. There is a small entry charge of £1 to the event, which will include for most activities, and a small additional charge for refreshments and certain individual activities. The event is held on Sunday 2 March and runs from 11am till 4pm. Come for as long as you want. For more information contact Peter on 01433 630740.

On 21 February 1819, an unknown man aged around 50 was buried at Wirksworth. He had been found dead on Cromford Moor, his throat cut and his body strung up by its neck to a sapling. The corpse was discovered by two lead miners on their way to work. The deceased was dressed in velveteen breeches under a drab greatcoat with large oldfashioned buttons, and black boots – the common apparel of a drover or jobber. At an inquest the lead miners told how ‘they found his clothes drenched in blood, and a small incision on the left side of his throat. His head was raised about half a yard from the ground; his neck being tied by a piece of packthread and a handkerchief to a young larch tree, not thicker than a hedgestake. In his pockets were found a halfpenny, a night-cap, and a small dull knife; the last was rather bloody, but this might have been caused by the blood having flowed copiously down the inner side of the waistcoat’. Interestingly, the knife was folded shut. There were no signs of a struggle and no traces of blood beneath the body. Although the clothing had turned mouldy, the miners insisted that the body could not have been there for long, for they had passed that way very recently. A Hoofprint Their evidence, coupled with the fact that a pony’s hoofprint was found nearby, obliged the jury to consider whether the deceased was a murder victim, killed elsewhere and then brought onto the moor. On the other hand, it would have been a simple matter for a murderer to throw the corpse into any of the nine or ten disused mine shafts lying within a short distance of where it was found. It might then have lain undiscovered for years. So perhaps the stranger had committed suicide, even though the only weapon at the scene was his own ineffective-looking knife. This supposition led to the bizarre theory that he had inflicted the wound himself but that the knife

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Suzanne Porter take personally to reduce costs, whilst ensuring clients

receive tailored advice about: •The production of a will –

includes trusts, inheritance tax and care home fee planning, plus potential claims on an individual’s estate. •Lasting powers of attorney and court of protection – includes explanation of the procedure and what will happen once an application has been obtained. The firm’s support extends to the families of clients. Suzanne added: “We do everything possible to assist the bereaved, discussing the situation calmly and sensitively with all involved.” Cockertons is a division of Sheffield solicitors, Taylor&Emmet LLP. For more information about its elderly client services, drop into the firm’s Bridge Street offices, telephone (01629) 812613 or visit www.tayloremmet .co.uk/cockertons. Home visits are available on request.

VALLEY CARE DIRECT LTD The management of Valley Care Direct are very proud of the way their business has grown. They believe the commitment they themselves have put into the business has enabled them to grow into a Domiciliary Care Agency they can be proud of. Their reputation as an agency of excellence in the Hope Valley and surrounding areas is well known in the area they work. Valley Care Direct has not

been a fast growing business; during the four years of trading the management have slowly built up their reputation and now have an excellent team of Carers working alongside them. They specialise in all aspects of Care from Social Care to building complete care packages, working closely with Care Managers from DCC, Doctors, Nurses and NHS Continuing Care, specialising in end of Life

Care for terminally ill people who wish to remain at home. The managers of Valley Care Direct work with their staff on a daily basis, enabling them to set up care packages ensuring that their Service Users’ care is “tailor made” to their needs. This also means that they are all available for their Service Users should the need arise. In all aspects of Care the feedback from Service Users and their families has been

second to none. Valley Care Direct has had many milestones from starting the business with just the four managers, to now having their own offices in Bradwell and a staff of approximately 25 excellent Carers working alongside them, which they believe they can be proud of. NEW ADDRESS 17a Vincent Works, Brough, Hope Valley. S33 9HG. Tel 01433 623066.

On hand 24 hours a day to provide high quality care and support for those living in the Buxton area. We are a dedicated team with over 55 years’ experience. We have built a good reputation for consistent quality care We can provide: • Personal care • Meal preparation • Medication (prompt and collection) • Shopping • Night sits • Day sits • Cleaning • Laundry Accompanied visits: • Out for coffee • Short walks • Hairdressers • Doctors • Longer pre-arranged outings

We specialise in: • Dementia care • Palliative care • Setting up complete care packages with complex needs • Liaising with the Service User, Family Members and Community Nurses to ensure that the complete and correct care is in place for the individual service user’s needs Valley Care Direct will endeavour to give: • Choice of call times • Key workers • Consistency • Relationships with staff • Choice of services available

Our duties include: • • • • • •

Personal Care i.e. showering, bathing Medication Prompts Food Preparation Respite Care (Day and Night Sitting) Shopping, Laundry and Cleaning Hospital Visits

and we will always: • Promote independence • Maintain confidentiality

We care about your care 17a Vincent Works, Brough, Hope Valley, Derbyshire S33 9HG. Tel: 01433 623066 Website: www.valleycaredirect.co.uk

Please contact Joan Drabble Belinda Boulton Jean Bradbury

07792 838985 07928 915534 07773 128392

For more information or informal discussion


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Elderly RICK WYSE Dip PFS Certs CII (MP&ER)

INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVICE

WE CAN HELP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY WITH THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS

Sapphire Wealth Consultancy UNLOCK CASH FROM YOUR HOME Equity Release ~ Considering a Lifetime Mortgage… Like many people in or near retirement, you may find you’re well off on paper but less so in practice. It’s not that you don’t have the money – It’s just that most of it is tied up in your home. This can be a dilemma if you need to free up some of this wealth but don’t want to sell your home. What is a Lifetime Mortgage? A lifetime mortgage is a special type of mortgage for people in or near retirement that offers a way

of releasing some of the equity in their home. Like any other mortgage, it’s a loan secured against the property and interest is accumulated, but the difference is that you don’t have to repay any of the loan or interest during your lifetime. The interest rate you pay is fixed for the lifetime of the mortgage. You can use the money however you wish: perhaps you have plans to travel or just want to maintain the lifestyle you enjoyed when you were earning a regular

income. If you’re not as mobile as you used to be, you could use the money to adapt your property to make your life more comfortable. Whatever you’d like to use the money for, taking out a Lifetime Mortgage can offer a more flexible way of planning for the future, allowing you the freedom to enjoy your retirement – without having to sell your home. No Obligation Appointment We provide a two stage appointment process. In the first meeting we will

review your needs and get an understanding of what you want from your retirement. During the second meeting we will make a recommendation whether equity release is right for you. If it is we will let you know the best product based on Independent Advice from the whole market. Equity Release: this is a lifetime mortgage or home reversion plan. To understand the features and risks, ask for a personal illustration.

HIGH PEAK CARERS High Peak Carers, based in Buxton, was set up by Joan, Belinda and Jean in June 2012. All have had longstanding careers as carers employed by Social Services. The company is registered with the Care Quality Commission. Our team of 18 experienced carers are on hand 24 hours a day to provide high quality care and support for those living in the Buxton and surrounding area who may be in need of care or support of any kind in their home. Our reputation is based on providing a reliable care service of exceptional high quality with compassion and understanding. We are dedicated to working closely with our service users to enable them to remain in their own home. We can provide personal care (bathing / showering), medication prompting, meal preparation, shopping,

• Protecting their assets against any potential future costs of long term care.

• Mitigating an Inheritance Tax liability. WILL YOUR HOME BE SOLD TO PAY FOR CARE COSTS? It is a frightening fact according to official government statistics that over 69,000 have to be sold each year to refund Local Authority care costs* The Government will pay certain costs relating to nursing care whilst the individual may be liable for the residential and personal care costs. This means if you have assets you will have to pay yourself. THE GOOD NEWS if you act early enough you could protect a significant part of your estate.

Surprising as it may be, many estates pay 40% tax on their family’s future inheritance. In certain circumstances anything above the nil rate band (£325,000) is taxed at an incredible 40% for the 2013/2014 tax year. THE GOOD NEWS if you act early enough you could reduce any potential inheritance tax liability on your estate.

For advice on Pensions, Life Cover, Mortgages, Investment and Tax Planning Contact Rick Wyse on Tel: 0800 285 1256 or 07896766321 Email: rick.wyse@sapphire-wealth.co.uk Website: www.sapphire-wealth.co.uk Levels, bases of and reliefs from taxation may be subject to change and their value depends on the individual circumstances of the investor. Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. There may be a fee for mortgage advice, the precise amount of the fee will depend upon your circumstances but we estimate that it will be 0.5% of the loan amount * Reference from Laing & Buisson – 09/08/2012

respite care (day / night sitting) hospital visits, outings, laundry, cleaning etc. We specialise in caring for Dementia sufferers, and palliative care. We liaise with the family, GPs and district nurses to enable us to put in the best support package.

Before the care service begins, we will visit you and your family to discuss how we can help and to agree a support plan to meet your needs. Your funding may be private, DCC Direct Payments or Continuing Healthcare Funding.

For more information or informal discussion please contact: Joan Drabble 0779 283 8985. Belinda Boulton 0792 891 5534. Jean Bradbury 07773 128 392.

DAISYCHAIN HOMECARE

Daisy Chain Homecare is a CQC registered Trusted Trader care agency that dedicates itself to people who wish to remain in their own homes. We help them to enjoy and maintain a good quality of life making sure that their dignity, respect and wellbeing are paramount and that trust and confidentiality towards them are always maintained. All the

TO THE TAXMAN I BEQUEATH 40% OF MY FAMILY INHERITANCE

care and support provided is agreed by the service users and their families and our carers aim to give flexible support to ensure that they remain living in their own home as long as possible. Lifeline Service The Lifeline is a way of contacting a call centre via a telephone line by pressing a red button on either a pendant

or on the unit. Invicta Call Centre answer and monitor the calls and in the event of an emergency the Call Centre staff will alert either your nominated contact, doctor or the emergency services to respond and get the required help. You will need a live telephone line and a power point nearby so the Lifeline

can be connected to the call centre. Daisychain will provide, install and maintain the Lifeline equipment. If necessary we replace the Lifeline if it becomes faulty. For more information about our services, costs and how to access the care please contact the office on 01629 258085 or go to www. daisychainhomecare.co.uk

Services Provided by

Daisychain Homecare Services Personal Care Services

Domestic Services

• • • • • • • • • • •

• • • • • • • • • • •

Assist with dressing Assist with washing and bathing Dementia care Help with incontinence care Assist with meals/eating Alzheimer’s care Respite care Provide medication reminders Provide convalescence care Assist with morning/wake-up routine Assist with evening/bedtime routine

Dusting and vacuuming Attend to bed making/changing linen Help with washing and ironing Provide light housekeeping Collect prescriptions Meal preparation Supervise home maintenance General shopping duties Welcome visitors in Grocery stock check/sell by dates etc. Assist with pet care

Championship Services

NEXT ISSUE

Mother’s Day Feature

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Arrange and escort to appointments Reminisce about the past Assist with entertaining Stimulate mental awareness Assistance with reading Participation with crafts and hobbies Plan visits, outings and trips Accompany to lunch or dinner

Visit neighbours or friends Help with travel arrangements Attend clubs or sporting events Monitor diet and eating Companionship and conversation Discuss daily current affairs Assist with daily clothing selection

Lifeline Service

• Wining & Dining • Gifts • Flowers • Beauty Vouchers etc

The Lifeline is a way of contacting a call centre via a telephone line by pressing a red button on either a pendant or on the unit. Invicta Call Centre answer and monitor the calls and in the event of an emergency the call centre staff will alert either your nominated contact, doctor or the emergency services to respond and get the required help.

If you would like to advertise please call Mark Andrews on 01629 812159 or email sales@peak-advertiser.co.uk Deadline for copy is Wednesday 19th February 2014 at 5pm The Peak Advertiser, First Floor, Orme Court (Library Building), Granby Road, Bakewell DE45 1ES Tel: 01629 812159 Email: sales@peak-advertiser.co.uk www.peak-advertiser.co.uk

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For more information about our services, costs and how to access the care please contact the office on 01629

258085 or go to www.daisychainhomecare.co.uk


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EWICE NR P

GT LONGSTONE, DE45 1TP 23, The Meadows, Grisedale Rd West Offers Around

BAKEWELL, DE45 1FF 23, Church Alley

£215,000

A very well presented two bedroom bungalow occupying a pleasant corner position within the attractive village of Great Longstone. Gardens to three sides with detached garage.

• Two bedrooms • End of terraced • Corner plot • Sought after village • Gas central heating • Landscaped gardens • Conservatory.

Offers Around

£275,000

A fantastic opportunity to acquire this block of shops with a flat over in the heart of Bakewell, offering great potential for redevelopment. The accommodation currently comprises; A lock-up sales shop with kitchenette, changing room and office together with a further shop and two stores at ground floor level. To the first floor are two double bedrooms, a lounge, kitchen, bathroom and wc, further wc and lobby.

EPC Rating C VIEWING: Bakewell Office.

VIEWING: Bakewell Office.

For a FREE market appraisal please call Bakewell office 01629 700 699 or Hathersage office 01433 651 888

EWICE NR P

TIDESWELL, SK17 8NP 12, Chantry Lane

Offers Around

£214,950

TIDESWELL, SK17 8HT 1, Sherwood Road,

Offers Around

£109,950

An exceptionally well-appointed two bedroom end-terraced stone property with off-road parking for two vehicles. Pleasantly situated with elevated views over countryside and planning permission to extend the existing accommodation.

A rare opportunity to purchase a charming one bedroom cottage in need of renovation. Providing an ideal investment opportunity or first time buy an early viewing is recommended. NO CHAIN.

• 2 Double bedrooms • Existing planning to extend (on file) • Set in quiet residential cul-de-sac • Atrractive gardens • High gloss kitchen with host of appliances • Oak floors to hall and lounge • Underfloor heating • Stylish bathroom • Occupancy Clause Applies.

• One bedroom • End-terraced cottage • Small external store • Ideal lock-up and leave property. EPC rating E

EPC rating D VIEWING: Bakewell Office.

VIEWING: Bakewell Office.

For a FREE rental appraisal please call 0114 268 9900

Selling homes like yours

BAKEWELL 01629 700699 HATHERSAGE 01433 651 888

DORE OFFICE 0114 236 2420 BANNER CROSS 0114 268 3388

BROOMHILL 0114 266 0061 LETTINGS 0114 268 9900

SURVEYS 0114 235 7741


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OPEN VIEW - Sat 15th Feb 2 - 3pm

DARLEY DALE, DE4 2TZ 2, Peveril Close

Offers Around

£295,950

A well proportioned four bedroom detached property occupying a corner position on a modern development within Darley Dale, close to all local amenities.

• Ground floor wc • Study • Conservatory • En-suite to master • Generous rear garden • Ample parking • Double garage. EPC rating C VIEWING: Bakewell Office.

EYAM, S32 5PJ Laurel Cottage, Riley back Lane

Offers Around

£175,000

A detached cottage believed to date from the time of The Plague but with later additions and the building today is probably around mid 1800. There is a detached garage and a garden area. The home could benefit from a scheme of improvement and currently comprises 2 beds, lounge, snug and kitchen. EPC rating (Awaiting) VIEWING: Hathersage Office.

For a FREE market appraisal please call Bakewell office 01629 700 699 or Hathersage office 01433 651 888

Selling homes like yours

BAKEWELL 01629 700699 HATHERSAGE 01433 651 888

27 Bank Road, Matlock

TANSLEY

£365,000

DORE OFFICE 0114 236 2420 BANNER CROSS 0114 268 3388

Tel: 01629 760899

BROOMHILL 0114 266 0061 LETTINGS 0114 268 9900

SURVEYS 0114 235 7741

www.sallybotham.co.uk

TANSLEY

£499,950

NEW

• • • • • • • •

Detached stone built property Ample off-road parking & garage Stands in delightful gardens FOUR/FIVE BEDROOMS Two bathrooms Spacious sitting room Photovoltaic solar panels Lower floor would lend itself ideally as a work from home space/dependent relative accommodation • EPC=G

BAKEWELL

£435,000

• Substantial stone built former farmhouse • Delightful position with superb panoramic far reaching views • SIX DOUBLE BEDROOMS • FIVE BATHROOMS • Farmhouse style dining kitchen • Spacious drawing room • Dining room & sitting rooms • Gardens surrounding the property • EPC=F

BONSALL

£315,000

MATLOCK BAKEWELL

£130,000 £249,950

PRICE NEW

NEW

• Spacious detached family home and SELF CONTAINED ANNEXE • Sitting/dining with open fire • Level walking distance of Bakewell town centre • Convenient for Lady Manners School • Integral tandem garage & carport • Gardens to front and rear • 4 bedrooms including annexe • EPC=E

TRACT ECT TO CON SOLD SUBJ

• Refurbished Detached Bungalow • Large dining kitchen with conservatory off and sitting room. • Three Bedrooms • Master with en-suite dressing room • Luxuriously appointed family bathroom • Detached garage • Gardens with seating Area • EPC=D

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• Recently built first floor apartment • level walking distance to Bakewell town centre • TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS • Family bathroom & shower room • Spacious living room • Integral garage • Enclosed communal gardens • EPC=D

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2 Dale Road, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3LT

MATLOCK BATH

01629 700246 07976 734364 sales@tpsestates.co.uk

Various Retail Opportunities

FOR SALE NEW PRICE

NEW

Flexible Occupation Agreements for Tenants with New Ideas for Matlock Bath FRITCHLEY, Snowdrop cottage OIRO

MATLOCK, Pear Tree House

£325,000

OIRO

£219,950

This charming, immaculately presented, spacious two bedroomed stone cottage set in an elevated position with superb panoramic views. Part of the former village stocking factory dating from 1768 the accommodation comprises a lounge, large conservatory/dining room, kitchen, two double bedrooms, separate w.c, downstairs bathroom, driveway for 6 cars, detached garage with workshop/studio, lawned gardens and patio areas, sheds, and greenhouse. NO UPWARD CHAIN.

This beautifully presented, and deceptively spacious, four double bedroomed, four storey semi­detached Edwardian property, situated a short distance from Matlock with a delightful rear garden with superb views.

NEW

NEW

Shops of Varying Sizes

OIRO

Possible Market Trader Opportunities

MATLOCK, Hurst Rise

CROMFORD, Hawthorne Drive

£169,950

OIRO

This three bedroomed semi­detached property set on a corner plot with potential for extension (subject to the necessary planning approvals) ideally located close to the centre of the popular and historic village of Cromford. NO UPWARD CHAIN.

£159,950

This extended four bedroomed semi­detached family home which is situated in a one way, quiet road within walking distance of a local shop and the Town Centre, enjoying lovely views towards Riber Castle and the countryside surrounding it. The property is in need of modernisation. NO UPWARD CHAIN.

zoopla.co.uk

www.tpsestates.co.uk

For Further Details Contact:

Tel: 01530 417554 www.rogeretchells.co.uk SALES LETTINGS VALUATIONS SURVEYS AGRICULTURAL

8 THE QUADRANT, BUXTON

01298 23038 ALSO AT

KNUTSFORD, NORTHWICH

AND

CHELFORD

www.rightmove.co.uk

www.frankmarshall.co.uk

FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION 26TH MARCH 2014 BUXTON

BUXTON

Former newsagents with living accommodation. Ground floor area: 52.50 sq m. Situated on the main A6. Suitable for conversion subject to planning permission. EPC rating E

Fish & Chip shop. Fully operating premises. A5 retail use with outside seating. Ideal investment opportunity. EPC rating E

£80,000 - £95,000

Guide Price

Guide Price

Turner Road

£197,500 FOR

New

Stone mid-terrace house in village location. 2 double bedrooms & 2 reception rooms. Garage, parking & good sized garden to rear. Modernisation required Some uPVC double glazing. EPC rating F

Mid-terrace house requiring modernisation. Two bedrooms uPVC double glazing. Ideal for investor Convenient location. EPC rating E

New

£310,000

DOVE HOLES

CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH

£50,000 - £75,000

£90,000 - £100,000 Hallsteads

Burrfields Road

Guide Price

New

Burlow Road

Victoria Terrace

Guide Price

email: buxton@frankmarshall.co.uk

£75,000 - £95,000 Gorsty Low Farm

BUXTON

THE WASH

Tastefully presented modern semidetached house. 4 beds incl. impressive master with en-suite. Cul-de-sac location in popular residential area with delightful countryside views. Detached single garage & driveway parking for several vehicles. Gardens to front & rear. Viewing highly recommended. EPC rating B

Stunning 17th century stone built detached farmhouse. 4 receps, 5 beds, 2 en-suites. Landscaped gardens & paddocks totalling approx. 4 acres (further land available if required). Stable block & tack room. Charming two storey stone barn with garaging to the ground floor. Far reaching countryside views. EPC rating E

£850,000

£225,000

New

£290,000

HomeBuyer Reports & Valuations contact: andrew.dippnall@frankmarshall.co.uk

Manchester Road

BUXTON Brand new semi-detached houses. Popular location on the outskirts of the town. 4 double bedrooms. 2 bathrooms. High specifications throughout. Viewing highly recommended EPC rating B

Brooklands Avenue

CHAPEL-EN-LE-FRITH Extended detached bungalow on a cul-de-sac. 2 bedrooms, lounge & dining kitchen. Enclosed gardens to side and rear. Former garage/store room, ample off-road parking. Hillside views from the front. Viewing recommended EPC rating E

Lismore Road

BUXTON Modern detached house on a cul-de-sac. Popular location in the town centre. 4 beds & 2 receps. Single garage, parking & gardens. Ideal for a family. Gas central heating, double glazing & solar panels. EPC rating B


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Serving the rural community for over 140 years

Freshfields

Lea House

Peak Forest, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 8EE

Middleton by Wirksworth, Derbyshire DE4 4NA

A four bedroom family home. With a good range of outbuildings within a generous plot extending to 0.45 acres. EPC Rating D. Sale guide price: OIRO £449,500 Enquiries to: Ashbourne Office 01335 342201

For Sale By Auction

Monday 31st March

A superb equestrian property with business potential (subject to planning).

The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell at 3.00pm

Comprising a spacious farmhouse, holiday cottage, studio, American barn stable, range of modern outbuildings and sand school. Set in approximately 16.47 acres in a stunning rural location. EPC Rating F. Sale guide price: OIEO £800,000

St Martins Farm Coach Road, Ashover, S45 0JN

Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777

Narrowgate Farm Narrowgate Lane, Wardlow, SK17 8RP A superbly positioned small farm. Comprising a four bedroom detached dormer bungalow with a range of farm buildings and 43 acres of grassland. EPC Rating E. Auction guide price: £550,000 Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777

Devonshire Farm Stony Houghton, Mansfield, NG19 8TR A Derbyshire long house set in 3.80 acres of land. With substantial outbuildings and extensive gardens. EPC Rating E. Auction guide price:

£500,000 Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777

Land at Malthouse Lane,

Land off Flagg Lane, Sheldon, Derbys.

Wingerworth , Derbyshire 4 acre grass paddock Auction guide price: £40,000 Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777

13.76 acres accessible mowing and grazing pasture. Auction guide price:

An 18th Century period farmhouse set in delightful gardens.

Land at Tideswell Moor, Derbys.

Land at Mill Lane, Hartington, Derbys.

Offering spacious 4 bedroom accommodation, useful barn providing stabling and storage, adjoining paddock, in all extending to 1.45 acres. EPC Rating E. Sale guide price: OIRO £700,000 Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777

40 acres grassland Auction guide price:

14 acres grassland

£4,000 - £5,000 per acre

£6,000 - £8,000 per acre

Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777

Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777

£6,000 - £7,000 per acre Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777

Auction guide price:

To book an appointment call now: Bakewell 01629 812777 Uttoxeter 01889 562811 Ashbourne 01335 342201

Leek Derby

01538 398466 01332 200147

Email: bakewell@bagshaws.com ashbourne@bagshaws.com www.bagshaws.com


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Chartered Surveyors • Estate Agents • Auctioneers • Residential Letting Agents BOLEHILL

NE W

Offers around £214,500 • Offers around £239,950 Detached family home enjoying a good-sized plot • Detached double garage with power and •

• •

with potential to further extend subject to planning permission. Entrance hallway, through lounge diner, modern fitted kitchen, downstairs W.C. Three double bedrooms, study and family bathroom. Lawned gardens to front and rear.

• • •

ample driveway parking for several vehicles. Far reaching rooftop views towards the wooded hills that surround the area. Gas fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing. NO UPWARD CHAIN.

• • • • • •

Detached character cottage, located close to the High Peak Trail and "Black Rocks" local beauty spot. Entrance porch and lobby, sitting room, dining room, modern fitted kitchen. Three bedrooms and family bathroom. Exposed original fireplace and character features. Gated driveway and garage Gas fired central heating and UPVC double glazing. NO UPWARD CHAIN.

edge-of-town location, within a 1 minute walk of a regular bus service.

Offers around £179,950 end-of row stone cottage, ideally • Large driveway providing ample off-street

Sitting room, dining room, modern kitchen, utility room/downstairs w.c.

• Three double bedrooms, family bathroom. • Well presented throughout.

parking for two/three vehicles.

• Patio garden area. • Gas fired central heating & UPVC double glazing.

• VIEWING STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.

• Entrance porch, reception hallway, living room, kitchen.

• Three bedrooms & Family bathroom. • Front & rear gardens. • Block paved driveway providing off-road parking for two vehicles.

Gas fired central heating and sealed unit double glazing.

• NO UPWARD CHAIN.

MATLOCK / TANSLEY

PRNE IC W E

WHATSTANDWELL

Offers over £150,000 • •

Offers around £148,000 • Lawned front and side garden and delightful

• Traditional stone semi-detached family home enjoying superb countryside views to the rear. • Sitting room, dining room, modern fitted kitchen. Three double bedrooms and family bathroom. • • Immaculately presented with original feature fireplaces and exposed purlins.

• • • • • •

rear patio adjoining fields.

• Ideally located between Matlock town and Tansley village.

• VIEWING STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. • NO UPWARD CHAIN.

WIRKSWORTH PRNE IC W E

NE

W

PRNE IC W E

Offers around 159,950 • Semi-detached bungalow occupying a popular

located within walking distance of Wirksworth town centre.

created following the conversion of an existing period property. Entrance hallway, living room, modern fitted dining kitchen. Three double bedrooms and family bathroom. High specification and quality fixtures & fittings throughout. Substantial financial incentives. Patio and garden area. Allocated parking. Within walking distance of Matlock amenities and overlooking the River Derwent.

MATLOCK

WIRKSWORTH

• Traditional

Offers around £229,950 • LAST ONE REMAINING of 4 character homes

Individual detached park home, within an exclusive location surrounded by the natural beauty of the Derbyshire Dales. Entrance hallway, living room, modern fitted kitchen.

• Two bedrooms, master en-suite and family bathroom.

• Exceptionally well presented throughout. • Patio and garden to side and rear. • Driveway parking for two vehicles. • Secure gated community. • Local rail links to Mainline trains to Derby/London etc.

Offers around £152,500 • End of row two bedroom cottage enjoying far reaching countryside views.

• Sitting room, well proportioned dining kitchen. • Two bedrooms and family bathroom. • Well presented throughout with feature fireplaces.

• Good-sized south facing front garden with paved patio and lawn.

• Superb views over the wooded hillsides that surround the area.

• Timber garden shed and outside W.C. • VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

MIDDLETON BY WIRKSWORTH PRNE IC W E

MATLOCK

PRNE IC W E

WIRKSWORTH

Offers around £132,500 • Exceptionally well presented character stone cottage.

• Entrance hallway, utility room, open plan living/dining/kitchen.

• Large bedroom with feature exposed roof purlins, well appointed bathroom.

• Immaculately presented and refurbished throughout.

• Walled courtyard garden. • Village location, an ideal second home/ investment opportunity.

• Sealed unit double glazing & gas fired central heating.

• NO UPWARD CHAIN.

39 Dale Road, Matlock 01629 584591; 37 St. John’s Street, Wirksworth 01629 823489 Also at: Ashbourne; Burton upon Trent; Derby; Tutbury; Uttoxeter www.scargillmann.co.uk matlock@scargillmann.co.uk


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Chartered Surveyors • Estate Agents • Auctioneers • Residential Letting Agents

£1,300

• Character four bedroom double fronted cottage • Dining room, sitting room - wood burning stoves • Dining kitchen, utility area, guest cloakroom • Cottage style enclosed rear garden and further courtyard garden with useful store

WIRKSWORTH

HOLLOWAY

LE T

• Two double bed semi-detached cottage • Set in an idyllic position with superb views • Delightful gardens and driveway • Spacious living accommodation • To be let on an unfurnished basis

LE T TO

LE T

£525

pcm

pcm

• Four bedroomed split level property • Hallway, lounge, dining room, breakfast kitchen • Rear lobby, shower room and family bathroom • Garden to the rear, two garages, ample parking •Central heating and double glazing

WIRKSWORTH

TO

TO

£695

£750

pcm

WIRKSWORTH

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£800

pcm

• Four bedroom (two en-suite) executive detached • Guest cloakroom, sitting room, dining room • Dining kitchen, utility room, second sitting room • Delightful gardens, woodland and hill side backdrop • Double detached garage, driveway with parking

TO

TO

£800

pcm

• Period three bedroomed town house • Enjoying a quiet location • Part furnished. Short-term let only • Extensive grounds and off-street parking • Rent to include a gardening service

WIRKSWORTH

TO

TO

TO

LE T

LE T

ALDERWASLEY LE T

BONSALL

WIRKSWORTH

£525

pcm

• Converted two bedroomed ground floor apartment • Open plan living / dining room and kitchen • Two double bedrooms and bathroom • Shared courtyard garden • Well worthy of internal inspection

£325

pcm

• Ground floor two bedroomed apartment • Double glazing and gas central heating • Open plan living area with dining kitchen • Two double bedrooms, modern bathroom • Easy to manage courtyard garden, car space

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If you are a regular visitor to Haddon Hall you will of course know that it is the dovecote, seen on your left as you go up the drive. In one of the dramatizations of Jane Eyre this is the building that was cunningly and most effectively disguised as the chapel, complete with gravestones, where Jane nearly married Mr. Rochester – remember? Stephen Coates, a warden at Haddon Hall, came to the Bakewell and District Historical Society January meeting to share with members his interest in these fascinating buildings. I have to admit that I’d never really thought seriously about dovecotes, vaguely imagining that one looked much like another. Not so! With a series of

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some square, some made of stone and some of wood. Common features are access for the birds, near the top, access for the keeper and a protruding shelf part-way up the outside walls, to keep vermin from running up and/or for the birds to sit

on while sunning themselves. Inside are numerous nest holes where the birds lay their eggs and where the squabs are fed until large enough for the table. As an important source of food dovecotes were found in monasteries and manor houses and were often regarded as a sign of wealth. Society Chair, Jan Stetka, reminded members that our next meeting will be the AGM. He urged us to attend as this is our chance to make suggestions on the running of the society. We are already looking forward to our visit to the brand new Sainsbury gallery at the British Museum to see the exhibition: Vikings Life and Legend. For information about the Historical Society and the Old House Museum please contact Jan Stetka tel; 01629 813727.

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Sheffield High Infant and Junior School is a happy, hard-working and vibrant community housed in splendid buildings with purpose-built libraries, science room, art and music studios and easy access to the Senior School’s substantial sports facilities. Extensive Outdoor Learning facilities were added to the Infant and Junior School in

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COLLEGE HOLDS EVENING OF CELEBRATION For Class of 2008

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Hope Valley College recently invited back the recordbreaking class of 2008 to present them with their GCSE certificates at a special awards ceremony. In last year’s GCSE examinations 81% of the class were awarded 5+ A*to C at GCSE, including English and Maths, surpassing the previous College record by 18%. Principal Bernie Hunter commented: “The students’ results are undoubtedly impressive in both attainment and progress terms. It is our view, however, that the superb collective and individual achievement of the students and staff is not done justice by these statistics alone. “The fact they were achieved at a time when GCSE were being made ‘more robust’, amidst a back-drop

of ill thought through national initiatives, makes these results truly staggering. They are a testament to the hard work and dedication of the students, staff and parents - all of whom deserve a huge amount of credit and congratulations for their achievements.” This year certificates were presented to returning students by Ian Johnston, Deputy Director, Derbyshire County Council’s Children and Younger Adults. As well as students receiving their certificates there was also the presentation of several special awards for students who especially excelled in certain subject areas. In addition to breaking all GCSE records, over a third of students achieved the standard required for the English Baccalaureate – a performance measure

introduced in 2010. The standard requires students to achieve a GCSE grade C or higher across a core of subjects including: English, Maths, History or Geography, the Sciences and a modern foreign language. It is regarded by the government as proof that students have followed an academic curriculum. Mr Hunter added: “It is important that we celebrate the individual and collective academic success that the class of 2008 achieved. Make no mistake, every student here tonight deserved what they achieved and worked hard for their rewards – and that makes us all exceptionally proud. I wish all of them every success on their chosen pathways and hope that they cherish good memories from their time here.”

There has never been a better time to choose Buxton & Leek College. You could have left, or be about to leave school and are looking for your first steps on the road to employment or higher education. You may want high quality vocational education and training to support a new career direction or make progress in your current career. Or you may be an employer looking for quality training to develop your employee’s skills and enhance performance. Buxton & Leek College has the size and resources to provide a comprehensive, high-quality further education and training service to students of all ages and abilities, to meet all ambitions. We specialise in courses which support your educational and career development and our flexible study options mean that you can fit your learning around your home, work and social life. As a Buxton & Leek College student, you’ll have access to industry standard facilities, comprehensive support services and dedicated staff who take pride in supporting you towards your study and career goals. Over the last year, we have spent more than £500,000 upgrading facilities at our Buxton Campus, opened a

specialist training centre for motor vehicle, construction and logistics in Harpur Hill and are nearing completion of phase 1 of an ambitious £7m project to completely rebuild and refurbish our Leek Campus. We also have a very successful training service to local employers; for adults in the workplace and apprenticeships, including advanced and new higher apprenticeships. We do this through our ‘Skillsbase’ team. Education and training should not be just about passing exams. Our ambitions for our students includes helping them become rounded and valued citizens, prepared to take more confident steps in the world of work or on to University –

moving on from being school children to being adults. Our courses are tailored for progress; ensuring that in addition to their main qualifications, young people are able to learn life-skills, maths and English. They are also able to undertake work placements, community projects, volunteering and business enterprise. There is also a healthy social aspect to being at College with a wide range of clubs and societies, including team sports. Our students do really well and clearly thrive on a more ‘grown up’ approach to learning. Each year the government publish national success rate tables which allow Colleges to compare how well their

students have performed. Last year’s tables show that Buxton & Leek College, with a long-course success rate for young people of 88.4%, was placed 14th of 225 general further education colleges. This places us well ahead of many of the alternative options open to school leavers at age 16. The performance of our adult students is almost as impressive – placed 33rd in the same table. The College is uniquely placed as a fully-fledged faculty of the University of Derby. This means we can offer what other Colleges and Schools cannot; a seamless transition from College to University. In some cases this happens without needing to move location. Our campus, shared with the

University in Buxton, occupies the site that was previously the Royal Devonshire Hospital, sporting the iconic Devonshire Dome which is the largest unsupported dome of its kind in Europe. If a student achieves their qualifications with us and chooses to progress onto a degree with the University of Derby, they receive a bursary of £1,000 to spend however they like. Whatever your age, chosen subject or prior level of education; Buxton & Leek College will have something to offer you. We have great staff who are committed to supporting your learning journey. Call in for a chat, visit www.blc.ac.uk, come to see us at an Advice Day or call us on 0800 074 0099 for further information.

Hope Valley College A High Performing Specialist School and Academy We are a smaller than average rural community college offering a high quality, inclusive and wide ranging academic curriculum. Over a third of our eligible students gained the English Baccalaureate in 2013. All students benefit from excellent pastoral support.

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This year sees the start of the government initiative to raise the participation age for young people in education to 17 and eventually rising to 18. Students therefore are now required to stay in education or employment with training until they reach 17, and in future years, 18. Unfortunately, however, some schools are informing pupils that they have to stay on at school as a legal requirement, which isn’t the case. Simon Andrews, Principal of Macclesfield College, said: “It is extremely worrying that pupils across the country are apparently being ill-informed by their

schools on what options are available to them post-16. Schools seem to be suggesting that pupils need to stay at school until they are 18; this is simply not true. The recent report from Ofsted’s chief inspector, David Wilshaw, has been highly critical of schools and their lack of impartial advice and guidance given to pupils. Recent research by the Association of Colleges (AoC) also points out that around 50 per cent of all pupils that stay on at school at 16 leave at age 17 having failed to gain further qualifications. Most of those students, having wasted a year, find more suitable qualifications to study at

Macclesfield College provides a range of specialist courses, including aircraft maintenance engineering college and then go on to prosper.” Colleges offer a wide range of provision for young people that can often better fit their needs. While A-levels are a worthwhile qualification, many young people are now realising that vocational

more likely to have a permanent first job”. Simon Andrews continued: “Colleges such as Macclesfield have industry-standard resources, equipment and facilities that cannot be matched by schools. Students enjoy first-class tuition and

guidance from industry experts, many of whom continue to work in their specialist industries. “In fact, we also offer the opportunity to study for degree-level qualifications right here at the College. We have Higher Education options in a wide range of Foundation Degree, HNC/HND and professional courses including Business Management, Early Years, Aircraft Maintenance, Graphics, Sports, Supporting Teaching and Learning plus many more specialisms.” It is clear that government initiatives with respect to increasing the participation age are being misrepresented in schools and consequently disadvantaging pupils. Mr Andrews therefore invites pupils, parents, and indeed adult learners, to come along to Macclesfield College to see what is on offer and to be given impartial advice and guidance. Mr Andrews said: “If we cannot provide what someone is looking for we will find an organisation that can. We are only interested in what is best for the learner. This was noted by Ofsted in our recent very good inspection.” For further information about the opportunities for young people and adults at Macclesfield College, call 01625 410000 or visit www.macclesfield.ac.uk

HAVE FUN WITH MATHS! Maths can be quite daunting for some children but with a little fun at home you can improve their knowledge, accuracy and speed with numbers. Here is a fun way to help: Play Slap – a game pioneered by Jo at Kip McGrath and easy to play at home. Want to improve your child’s ability with tables? Then… write the answers to the 7 and 8 times tables (for example) onto pieces of paper and stick them with blue tack around the room, or even in the garden using clothes pegs. Call out ‘’7 x 7‘’ and your child runs to the answer and ‘slaps’ it with a fly swat and shouts ‘Slap!’ (Cheap swatters available from any £shop). As they get better, you count aloud to 3 and they must ‘slap’ before you say 3. If they do, they get a point and 10 points gets a reward. It is fun, gets rid of energy and also teaches them the tables as they play! Knowing the tables saves time in maths questions, helps mental arithmetic and reduces slip ups, all good stuff for those all-important SAT’s scores!!

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St Peter & St Paul School

Chesterfield based St Peter & St Paul School has a lot to celebrate. The school opens its doors daily to children not only from the town but also from the catchments of Bakewell, Matlock, Ashover, Dronfield, Sheffield and as far afield as Doncaster and Worksop, as parents opt for the combination of the very best education and exceptional value for money that the school offers. Since Andrew Lamb was appointed Headmaster in 2002, SPSP has been transformed and is now acknowledged as a leading independent prep school with membership of IAPS, an exclusive group of the top UK Independent Schools, as further evidence of the quality of provision available. So what has brought the school to achieve such success? Partly the recognition that the development of a child at SPSP does not stop with the National Curriculum, as the school provides holistic and social programmes that make the rounded individuals you will observe once you’ve travelled down the tree-lined drive to the school. Andrew Lamb and his team have created an environment where children are allowed to excel and build their talents in a range of extra-curricular subjects, enabling them to grow and develop as individuals. SPSP’s focus on small class

sizes assists in the creation of the requisite nurturing and learning environment so often lacking today. Andrew Lamb and his staff team are tremendously proud at what the children achieve at SPSP but then if you ‘ask a lot’ you should not be surprised the children ‘achieve a lot’. So why not give us a call and arrange a tour of the school to see for yourselves what a difference an education at SPSP can really make and take advantage of the opportunities on offer. School entry is not confined to the Reception Class, which is great news for those parents who feel their child’s potential may not be fully channelled at their current school.

STUDENT EARNS PLACE ON UNIVERSITY ACCESS SCHEME Hope Valley College student Jade Taylor Holden has earned a place on the University of Sheffield’s Outreach and Access to Medicine scheme (SOAMS). Jade secured her place after submitting an application outlining why she would like to pursue a career in medicine. The application underwent a stringent review process by a selection board. SOAMS’ aims to make a career in medicine more accessible to students from a broader range of backgrounds, has a limited number of places - making the application process highly competitive.

Head of Science Steve Taylor commented: “SOAMS is exceptionally popular and incredibly prestigious so it is a massive achievement for Jade to be accepted onto the scheme. Jade has a real aptitude for science and a keen interest in medicine so we are delighted that she has secured this place as it will open up a treasure trove of opportunities for her.� SOAMS requires students to participate in a range of activities and courses for three years spanning from Year 9 to 11 with the possibility of continuing throughout A-Levels. It includes modules on topics

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including Medicine Fact and Fiction, Chemistry, Microbiology, Medical Ethics, DNA and First Aid Skills. The programme also incorporates activity days at the University and trips including Thackray Medical Museum and the Robert Winston Facility at Sheffield Hallam University. Mr Taylor added: “SOAMS really opens students’ minds to the possibility of a career in medicine that they may not previously have thought attainable despite having the ability. It equips them with a range of skills that will give participants an advantage when it comes to applying for

graduate places later in life.� Principal Bernie Hunter said: “It is a sad fact that, for a variety of reasons completely unrelated to ability or skill, many students see careers such as medicine as unrealistic or inaccessible. SOAMS does a lot of work to change that perception in and around Sheffield and has already inspired Jade. It is our hope that through Jade’s experiences other students will start to see careers such as medicine as accessible to themselves. However today is about Jade’s achievements and I would like to congratulate her on this fantastic success.�

Since the opening of its new Pre-School, Westbourne School is now the popular choice for both girls and boys from the younger age of three, right up to 16. Nestled on the edge of the Peak District in the southwest of Sheffield, Westbourne School offers small class sizes – an average of 14 pupils – ensuring that each child is treated as an individual and as a result achieves their full potential. Excellent exam results year on year, and a highly successful alumni prove how effective Westbourne’s approach to teaching is. Academic achievement opens the door to further opportunity but that needs to be supplemented with good life skills. The policy of ‘educating girls and boys for life’ ensures that children leave Westbourne with confidence and able to make a valuable contribution to any community. The co-ed environment in which Westbourne children learn cements the close-knit family atmosphere that the school promotes. By learning, playing and developing together, boys

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and girls are able to support one another and grow up functioning effectively together - as is the natural order of life. As well as giving each and every pupil the confidence to ‘give things a go’ with their enviable array of extracurricular activities, there is a strong focus on instilling traditional values, such as respect and manners – These are just some of the many elements that contribute to Westbourne’s friendly, family atmosphere and ultimately to its success. Did you know that there is a new school bus service operating from Matlock, making travel to and from Westbourne easier? Starting at 7.20am from Sainsbury’s in Cawdor Way at Matlock, the bus visits Darley Dale, Rowsley, Bakewell, Baslow, Calver, Grindleford, Fox House and Ringinglow en-route to Westbourne. Pupils from other schools are welcome to come on board! For more information contact: 60 Westbourne Road, Sheffield, S10 2QT Tel: 0114 266 0374 www.westbourneschool.co.uk

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S. Anselm’s PREPARATORY SCHOOL S. Anselm’s Preparatory School perched above Bakewell in the Peak District

National Park offers a superb co-educational opportunity to boarders

alongside local day students to boys and girls aged between 3 and 13. The school bursts with energy; fizzing with enthusiasm for academic work, sport and all the extra-curricular activities a full boarding school can offer, from rock climbing and pillow fighting to ice skating. With bus services from Sheffield, Matlock and Ashbourne it further supports working parents by offering prep and supper to day children. S. Anselm’s has a 100% CE success rate despite having no academic entry requirements and wins scholarships to schools nationwide including Repton, Eton, Shrewsbury and Malvern College. The outstanding learning support department ensures that every child reaches their potential and their individual learning style is understood. Sport, music, art and drama are timetabled into the school day with specialist teachers, including a Team GB coach to teach swimming, 5

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afternoons of sport every week and a brand new astroturf pitch from April 2014. The music, art and drama departments offer endless opportunities to learn, explore and perform using our 250 seat theatre whilst every child represents the school in a team sport. With a dedicated preprep area, children can progress seamlessly into the Prep School although able to welcome those starting at any point. In the Nursery and Pre-Prep children are introduced to swimming, French, sports, pottery and art using the prep school facilities with specialist teachers. S. Anselm’s offers Sports, Art, Music and Drama Scholarships at 9+ and 11+ with a Selection Day on Saturday 15 March. You are welcome to come and visit any time. Call 01629 812734 or email headmaster@anselms.co.u k to register for one of our Open Days or for the Scholarship Selection Day on 15 March. www.sanselms.co.uk.

Abbotsholme School

Open Days: 1st March and 10th May Music, Art, Drama and Sports Scholarship Selection Morning on Saturday 15th March

For more details email headmaster@anselms.co.uk or tel 01629 812734 S. Anselm’s Preparatory School, Stanedge Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire DE45 1DP. Website: www.sanselms.co.uk

Abbotsholme every moment matters an education for life Set in beautiful, rural surroundings, Abbotsholme is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for ages 2-18. It is a school unlike any other: a wonderful place in which to learn and develop, where each child’s contribution is properly valued and encouraged throughout. • • • • • • • • • •

Individual academic excellence and achievement; Small class sizes (around 15), enabling individual attention and support; Separate Prep school facilities, with access to all senior school facilities; Pre-School rated Outstanding in all areas by Ofsted, with experienced, friendly and highly qualified staff; Outstanding Outdoor Education programme with indoor climbing wall and Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme to Gold level; Sporting excellence with key focus on hockey, rugby and cricket; 70 acre working farm and BHS approved Equestrian Centre; New dedicated sixth form centre for independent learning; First class facilities for music, art and drama; Scholarships and forces bursaries available.

An Abbotsholme education is an education for life. Every moment matters. Abbotsholme is an independent co-educational boarding and day school for ages 2-18. It a wonderful place in which to learn and

develop, with pupils leaving Abbotsholme confident, independent and adaptable. We provide a stimulating and balanced learning environment in deliberately small classes, where individual academic

excellence and achievement are in evidence every day. With 170 acres of copses, fields, dingles and games pitches, and science, art and languages taught by specialist teachers from the Senior School, our Prep and brand new Pre-Prep school pupils (for ages 2-4) enjoy unique access to all the facilities that the senior pupils use. Our Senior School develops pupils’ learning with a deliberately wide curriculum including all the usual academic subjects as well as life skills lessons and a variety of outdoor education activities. Sixth Form pupils have a dedicated sixth form centre to encourage independent learning in a wide range of

subjects at A Level, as well as a log cabin boarding village for our boarders. We have outstanding facilities including an indoor climbing centre, BHS approved equestrian centre, and working farm. There are opportunities for den building and kayaking for the Prep School, and Duke of Edinburgh, overseas trips and electric car racing in the Senior School! If Abbotsholme is the school you have been looking for, contact Michele Archer in the Admissions Office for more information on 01889 594 265 or email Michele.archer@abbotshol me.co.uk. You can also find out more information by visiting our website www.abbotsholme.co.uk

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Curbar Primary School sing at Young Voices 2014 Children from Curbar at Sheffield Arena. They Primary school choir have sang and danced beautifully been training exceptionally on the night and were hard in preparation for this splendid ambassadors for year’s Young Voices concert, the school.


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of the year achieving 5 A*C including English and Maths, an increase of 8%. Crucially, progress in English, Maths and Science are all well above national levels. In the sixth form in 2013, almost 80% secured a university place, four students are in further education and 14 are in employment/apprenticeship or seeking work. Headteacher Mr P E Wilkes has been in post since Easter 2011. If you would like more information please feel free

about the transfer to a ‘smaller school’ for Years 7 and 8. We have 11 ‘feeder primary schools’ but also draw widely from beyond our catchment. Highfields strives to be a positive, disciplined, caring and aspirational school community. We believe in the importance of all aspects of education and measure success in the many and varied achievements of all our youngsters. We aim to ensure we provide the extended opportunities, support, care and guidance necessary to make Highfields an all-round experience for our students. We pride

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Highfields Lower School, Starkholmes ourselves on our inclusive nature, knowing our students well and on fostering strong relationships with home and the wider community. Highfields is an inclusive, happy community that values every individual and inspires them to achieve their full potential. GCSE results in 2013 showed 70%

to contact us. Address: Highfields School Upper Lumsdale, Matlock, DE4 5NA Tel: 01629 581888 Upper School (Lumsdale) Tel: 01629 584020 Lower School (Starkholmes) Email: info@highfields. derbyshire.sch.uk Website: www.highfields. derbyshire.sch.uk

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Highfields Upper School, Lumsdale Highfields School is a mixed 11-18 community school with approximately 1300 students serving Matlock and its rural surroundings. Specialising in performing arts, in October 2012 Ofsted graded Highfields as a good school, with an outstanding sixth form. The school operates on a split site, 1.8 miles apart. Years 7 and 8 are taught on the Lower Site (Starkholmes) and Years 9 to 13 on the Upper Site (Lumsdale). This arrangement enables our students to make a smooth and positive transition from their primary school to secondary education and parents tend to feel positive

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Twelve-year-old Amy Bingham, a student at Lady Manners School, is now able to join lessons without leaving her house. Amy is not always able to attend school as she suffers from Netherton Syndrome, a rare skin disease. Keen that she shouldn’t miss out, staff from Lady Manners School have worked with Amy and her parents to make it possible for her to join in from home. Special funding was sought to enable Amy to have a computer at home, which has been equipped according to Amy’s needs. The system was installed

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by Richard Hildebrand, ICT Network Manager at Lady Manners School. He ensured that the computer was set up with programs that other students use in school. There are also plans to allow Amy to use a ‘videoconference’ type link into the classroom in some lessons. Amy said: “I do like to come into school to see my friends but, when I can’t, I am very much looking forward to joining in with lessons from home. I also want to create a website of my artwork, in my spare time.”

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Birkdale School

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Birkdale is a school designed for boys and is the only school in Sheffield specialising in quality education for boys aged 4 -16. We believe single sex education at this stage provides a nurturing environment where boys have the freedom to explore their individual interests and identities. Our thriving coeducational Sixth Form provides a balance when it matters most, preparing pupils for further education. Birkdale is unique. We balance academic attainment with a diversity of experiences outside the classroom which inspire boys to enjoy learning. Opportunities in a wide variety of activities such as sport, music and drama provide Birkdale pupils with an all-round education. When comparing Birkdale with any other school there are 4 key areas to consider: •Outstanding academic record – Standards of teaching and learning are outstanding with our pupils consistently gaining some of the best exam results in the region. 2013 proved to be our best year ever. At A Level nearly 60% of students achieved A* or A grade and a staggering 85% of entries gaining A*- B grades. At GCSE 96% of all Y11 pupils gained 8

GCSE’s or more, A* to C grade with 90% of all entries gaining A* to B. •Individual attention – Our care for each individual’s needs is at the heart of what we do. It is a place where hard work, individual attention, discipline and good

manners are underpinned by Christian values. •Small class sizes •Extra-curricular opportunities - Life at Birkdale is full. There is an enormous range of extra-curricular opportunities in music, drama, academic societies

and outdoor pursuits. We are proud of our school and would love the opportunity to show it to you. Come along to one of our open events or contact us for a personal tour and see for yourself what a Birkdale education has to offer.

ASHDELL Preparatory School ‘Straw hats, red blazers’, even in this busy modern world, Ashdell prides itself on maintaining many of its longstanding traditions. Yet under the straw hats you will see a school that is just as eagerly embracing the 21st century as it is celebrating its past. All classrooms are fitted with interactive whiteboards; the girls use laptops, pc’s and Ipads on a daily basis. Ashdell is the only school specializing in primary girls’ education in the area, and because of this uniqueness, Ashdell aims to develop the whole girl and to prepare her for the challenges in life ahead. Ashdell is proud of its everevolving enrichment programme, where the thread of enriched learning is one that every member of staff in the school weaves throughout their lessons daily. Outside lesson time, Ashdell girls have been very eager to join the extensive range of after school and lunch time clubs such as: board games,

book club, craft, dance fit, drama, embroidery, gymnastics, ICT, choir, netball and various music clubs. All of these activities as well as our core academic lessons help our girls to develop holistically as well as intellectually. Ashdell girls are confident, happy, polite and courteous, much of this is down to the staff that teaches and cares for them. Ashdell is more than just a school. We are a family, and we do our best to encourage our girls to value, respect and look after their school family as much as they do their own. Ashdell girls take an ordinary day and make it shine….. Ashdell is now registering for September 2014 and 2015. To arrange a look around on a normal school day and see what your daughter can be a part of please ring Headteacher Anne Camm on. Telephone 0114 2663835 or email; office@ashdellprep.co.uk

ANTHONY GELL SCHOOL

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Anthony Gell School is a relatively small secondary school serving Wirksworth and the surrounding villages. They currently have around 690 students on role including the sixth form. The school prides itself on delivering a high quality education for its students whilst also providing great pastoral care in a friendly and caring environment. The school’s GCSE results have

been very strong in recent years and it regularly gains one of the best ‘value added’ scores in the County – in the top 5 last summer. The school has a small but strong sixth form of around 100 students but still manages to offer over 20 different A-level courses. Headteacher David Baker says, “We aim to help our students to become independent learners. The

world of work is changing so rapidly that young people need to be able to adapt and learn new skills and knowledge throughout their lives”. The school also has a very wide range of extracurricular activities and clubs including sports, music, drama, art and dance. They also run a wide range of trips both locally and abroad including French and German exchanges, a sports tour to

Holland and an annual ski trip to Austria. The Head says that he is incredibly proud of all that the students at the school achieve. Inspectors who visited the school last year said that students ‘display a remarkable level of maturity and speak very warmly of the positive atmosphere and strong values of the school. It is a very harmonious learning community’.


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LONGSTONE CE (VA) PRIMARY SCHOOL

Would you like your child to attend a lively and thriving school in the heart of the Peak District? Ofsted recently judged our school to be ‘good with outstanding features’. They also said that: •Teachers have consistently high expectations, and that teaching is good and outstanding •Children make rapid progress in every year group •The enthusiasm and commitment of specialist teachers is contagious •Children become wellrounded individuals who are proud of their achievement in school. In addition to this, we can offer your child: •A dedicated and professional staff team •Fun and friendly teachers and staff committed to providing a rounded education so that every child

can reach their full potential •An active and engaging topic based curriculum •Excellent opportunities in sport and music •A supportive and vibrant school community, which is fully inclusive of all needs. The curriculum at Longstone School is broad and balanced, providing rich

and varied opportunities for children to learn in a supportive and caring environment. Specialist teaching takes place alongside normal primary class teaching, enabling the children to develop particular skills while benefiting from the security offered by the class teacher model.

Expectations are high. We aim for children to enjoy the challenge of learning while we help them to develop their understanding of themselves, their community and the wider world. Different learning and teaching styles, including whole class, paired, group and individual teaching enable the curriculum to be adapted to the needs of the child. We are well supported in this vision by staff, children, parents, governors and friends from the local community. Our pupils are highly motivated to work hard and achieve well. We are really proud of our school. If you would like to know more, please contact the school office on 01629 640377 and we will be pleased be show you round our happy school.

NEW JOB AND NEW LIFE FOR NATASHA Last year Natasha was unemployed but after attending several courses with Derbyshire County Council’s Adult Community Education Service, she found a full-time job and a whole new lease of life. Natasha has had various jobs in the past but was unemployed when she started a course at the Ashbourne Adult Community Education Centre. Natasha said: “When I first joined a course I was very unsure and nervous but was soon put at ease”. Natasha’s confidence has grown over the last two years as she has completed a number of courses including English functional skills, maths functional skills and childcare level 1. Currently Natasha is working towards GCSE English and ITQ level 1. Natasha added: “Having up to date qualifications on my CV has really helped me find work and has made me feel

much more confident in my skills”. Attending Derbyshire Adult Community Education classes has made a real difference to Natasha’s belief in her abilities. Natasha commented: “My maths tutor Andre Smith was really good. He explained things well, I found maths difficult at school but in the Adult Community

Education class there was plenty of support and help”. So what’s next for Natasha? “I am looking forward to starting work next week but I don’t want to stop learning and I’m considering studying GCSE maths or ITQ level 2 next year”. Natasha begins her fulltime job next week and is confident that this is just the

start of a new life. Derbyshire County Council’s Adult Community Education Service runs a wide range of courses including Maths, English, Computers, Childcare, First Aid at Work and Food Hygiene. For more information please contact your local Adult Community Education Centre: Fairfield Adult Community Education Centre. 01298 214175. buxton.ace@ derbyshire.gov.uk The Ritz Adult community Education Centre, Matlock on 01629 584336 matlock.ace @derbyshire. gov.uk Ashbourne Adult Community Education centre on 01629 533696 ashbourne. ace@derbyshire. gov.uk For information about county-wide centres please contact the brochure and information line on 01629 533190 or visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/ adulteducation.

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Secretary, Bronwen 01629 813686. Chapel-en-le-Frith Ladies Choir Town Hall, Chapel-en-le-Frith. 7.45-9.45pm. New members welcome. 01298 814015. Cromford Toddler Group meets during term time at Cromford Methodist Chapel on Water Lane, Cromford. 10-11.30am. Darley Dale Band Rehearsals 8-10pm. South Darley Village Hall. Contact Keith Sheldon 01629 734641 after 6pm. Derbyshire Housing Aid Advice surgeries and deposit guarantee scheme. Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock 9.30am-12.30pm. Free confidential, independent advice on all housing matters. Discover, Play and Learn (Under 2’s) at Matlock Children’s Centre. Session focuses on making the most of everyday opportunities to include singing, story time, craft activities and a discussion time for parents and carers. The children are able to mix with their peers, have positive experiences and learn basic skills. 10-11.30am. Free of Charge. Further info. 01629 581867. Drop In at Matlock Children’s Centre. 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Tel. 01433 DRAINS UNBLOCKED ~ 24 HOURS 651559 to arrange a free introductory session. ••• JETTING SERVICE ••• Beavers (6-8 years). 6-7.15pm. Hathersage Scout Headquarters. More info. John on 01433 651889 or website - www.hathersage-scouts.org.uk Tel: 01298 72824 Mobile: 07970 281204 Bingo Queens Court Sheltered Accommodation, Queens Road, Fairfield, Buxton. 7.30pm. Bradwell Teddy Bear Club (Parent, Baby and Toddler Group) meet at the Methodist Schoolrooms, Bradwell (opp. White Hart Pub) from 9.30-11.30am. All welcome. Further info. contact Collette 01433 623838. Bio-Diversity Action Team out and about doing practical work across Fabrication and Welding Engineers Derbyshire. No experience necessary. Contact Steve Wright 01332 348591. Bradwell Pre-School Group See Monday’s Events for further details. • Structural columns and beams British Red Cross Meeting Bakewell Town Hall, The Court Room, Bakewell. supplied 7.30pm. All welcome. (Excluding 4th Tuesday in the month). Further details 01629 582171. • All types of steel fabrication Burbage Band Buxton Senior band rehearsal at Nursery Lane, Burbage. 8undertaken 9.30pm. Experienced players welcome. Call Steve 01298 79152. Busy Bees Toddler Group Busy Bees is for Mums (or Dads or Grannies) and • On-site welding services their babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Plus a trained Breastmates volunteer offers support on breast-feeding, weaning and returning to work whilst feeding. 10am-12noon Fountain Square Church hall, Tideswell. Coffee, Chat, Buxton Road, Tideswell, Derbyshire. SK17 8PQ Snacks, Toys, Games, Crafts, fun. All welcome. Buxton and District Young Farmers Club meet at Farming Life Centre, Email: sales@elliottandwragg.com Blackwell. 8pm. More info. Beth Gratton 07805536605 Church On The Bus 1-3pm. Meets at the railway/New Bus station car park, Matlock. Coffee and Chat Morning 10-11.30am. Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. Chimney and Heating Services Crafty Natters Craft Morning Bring your own craft and learn new crafts. Very friendly mixed age group. All welcome. 9.30-11.30am at Victoria Court • Chimneys Swept • Chimneys Re-Lined Re Lined Community Room, Chesterfield Road, Matlock. School term time only. 50p • Full CCTV Chimney Inspections subs which include unlimited amount of tea/coffee, biscuits and cake. Contact for Ange for more info. 01629 580856. 07896 151304. • Solid Fuel Appliances Installed and Serviced hvwayne96@hotmail.co.uk Cressbrook Band Practise in 'The Cressbrook' (SK17 8SX). 7.30-9pm. Players • Oil Boilers Serviced • Gas Boilers Serviced of all standards welcome. We also offer tuition for learners - of all ages. •• Landlords’ Landlords Certificates Darley Dale Badminton Club meets at the Arc from 7.30-10pm. Sept-April. We are a members club with teams in the local league and we are looking for new Please contact Matt Ramsden on players to come along and show off their racquet skills. 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Bring your own craft or join in on a group project. Please call Beverley Bagshaw on 01629 735997 for more info. Rugby Bakewell Mannerians RUFC Training 7pm. Baslow Sports Ground. See www.pitchero.com/clubs/bakewellmanneriansrfc for more details. See and Know Toddler group at Holy Trinity Church, Matlock Bath. 9.4511.30am term time only. 0-4’s and their parents and carers welcome for toys, Bible stories, songs, crafts and a snack. No charge. For more info. contact Lucy on 07722750501. Sequence Dance (Mixture of Old and New) Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.4510.15pm. Bring your own refreshments. Enquiries 01629 732023. Singing with Lester Simpson 7-9pm. At the Medway Centre, Bakewell. Contact Community Education 01629 813747. Tansley Tots Toddlers 1.30-3.30pm at Tansley Community Hall. First session free. Come and join us. Find out more at: www.tansleytots.yolasite.com and www.facebook.com/groups/tansleytots Teen Group at Matlock Children’s Centre. New teenage parent group (up to 20 yrs). 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Stay and play session £2 per family/carer for up to 3 children and includes a wide variety of toys to play with includes snack. 08450 093019. EVERY WEDNESDAY Adventurers Children’s Club for 5-11 year olds. At the Gospel Hall, North Church Street, Bakewell. Sept-March in school term time. Alpha Course in Local Churches Crich, St. Mary’s Church at 7pm. Contact: Peter Hall 01773 852693. Also Darley Dale, Churches Together at 7pm. Contact: Robert Quarton 01629 734257. Art Classes Life drawing and painting tutored by Diane Kettle B.A. Hons (Fine Art) Certificate of Education. Beginners, improvers and professional, artists welcome at the ‘Friends Meeting House’ (behind the Methodist Church) in Bakewell. 1.30-4.30pm. Tel. Diane Kettle 01629 636763 www.dianekettle.com Ashbourne Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10.30am. Moderate walk. 90– 120 minutes. Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Different walks from around Ashbourne. Ashford Bridge Club welcomes new members to play bridge (Acol) in a social setting. Singles welcome. At Ashford War Memorial Institute. 7-10pm. Tel: 01629 814132. Ashover Baby & Toddler Group 10am-12noon, (term-time only) at Ashover Parish Hall, Milken Lane, Ashover. Come and join us for a cuppa and meet new friends whilst your children play. Tel. Nicola Foster on 07891063154 or visit us at ashovertoddlers.co.uk. Baby and Toddler Weigh Stay and Play 2-3.30pm. Bakewell Medical Centre. Baby Health Clinic and Toddler Group. Please note that the group does not run when the surgery is closed for training. Bakewell Library (Storytime) 10-10.30am. All children aged 5 and under are very welcome to participate, no charge for the activity. A parent/carer is required to stay for the duration of the activity. 01629 812267. Bakewell Bunnies at Bakewell Children’s Centre 10.30am-12 noon. Toddler group for 1-4 yr olds. Older/younger siblings are welcome but activities will be aimed at children aged 1-4. Term time only, no need to book. Tel. 01629 533673. Bakewell Floral Art Club 7.30pm. Bakewell Town Hall. 2nd Wednesday of each month (except January). New members and visitors always welcome. 2nd Bakewell Methodist Brownies Are you aged between 7 and 10 years old? Would you like to join our pack? We meet at Bakewell Methodist Church from 6.30-8pm. Contact Cassie Hodgkinson 01629 810241 or Sharon Wakeman at Bakewell Pet Shop, Water Street. Bakewell Silver Band Full Band rehearsals. 8-10pm at the Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell. Contact Ian Wildgoose 01629 813119. Bakewell Young Farmers’ Club Monyash Village Hall. 8pm. For more info. Tel. Helen Yates 07855 945441. Bamford 0-5 Group. Moore Memorial Hall from 10-11.45am. All welcome for informal play, tea/coffee, children’s snack and outdoor play weather permitting. Please feel free to drop in. Contact Sue on 01433 659961. Bamford Tennis Club Mens S & D Match practice night 6.30pm. Tel. Martin on 01433 650328. Baslow Choir New singers welcome – all ages. 7.30-9.30pm. Baslow Village Hall. Contact Heather Jacques on 01433 631586. Bible Study in the Hope Valley with The Living Hope Church. 8pm at various homes throughout the valley. Contact Pastor Tim Pritt 01433 650942. Bingo 8pm at Bakewell Working Men’s and Social Club, Butts Road, Bakewell. BM&W Brass Wirksworth 8-9.30pm. Moot Hall, Chapel Lane, Wirkworth. Players of all abilities welcome. Call Ray Gould on 01629 540345. Bradwell Bowls Club See Monday’s events for further details. Chatsworth WI meets every third Wednesday at Edensor Tea Rooms, Edensor Village at 7pm. New members are always welcome. Contact Kath Watts on 01246 211437. Chatsworth Cubs (8-101/2 yrs) 6.30-8pm. Pilsley Scout Headquarters, High Street, Pilsley. For more details contact Emma Lowe 07843 090016. Chelmorton Film Circle Chelmorton Institute 2nd Wednesday each month at 7.30 prompt. Coffee Morning (includes Bingo). Queen’s Court Sheltered Accommodation, Queen’s Road, Fairfield, Buxton. 10.30am. Cuppa-call-in 10.15-11.45am, Holy Trinity Church, Tansley. Why not drop in for a relaxing and welcoming cup of tea/coffee and biscuits, (and often cake!). Everyone most welcome. Crafts in the Forest Why not come along to the Peak Forest Reading Room from 10am-12noon and enjoy a relaxing and creative session with like-minded people. Transport arranged if difficult to attend. Dads Group 1.30-3pm - a group for dads, grandads and male carers to spend quality time with their child. 0-5 year olds. Fairfield Children's Centre, Victoria Park Road, Fairfield, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 7PE (01298) 74895. Dale Road Methodist Church Darley Dale invites you to our short informal First Wednesday Service at 7.30pm on the first Wednesday in each month. 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Moderate walk. 90 – 120 KarateVillage Hall, Calver. 6.30-8pm. Tel. Bob Dudgeon, 01433 639908. minutes different walks around the Derbyshire Dales. Kids Klub Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Road, Bamford Pre-School Playgroup See Monday’s Events for further details. Ashbourne. 4-5pm. Kids Klub is a group for those in reception to year 5. Baslow Bridge Players welcomes visitors and new members. Duplicate bridge Little Hedgehogs Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details. at Baslow Village Hall. 12.30-3.30pm (to be seated by 12.20pm). Judy Barker Litton Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health Easy walk. 10.15am. 60-90 minutes. 01629 813100. 2nd Wednesday of the month. Meet at Litton school. Baslow Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Entry level/Easy walk. 45Line Dancing in the Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.40-10pm. With Timberline 75/60-90 minutes 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Meet at Nether End Steve, IDTA qualified instructor, and Jeanette. 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To be placed on our Tuesday’s Events for further details. waiting list, or for information, please Matlock Music Group for babies and ring Jackie Gladwin, Beaver Scout PLEASE NOTE: If you have had a pre-school children with parent/carer. Leader, on 01629 650176. regular event with us which is still listed 10-11.30am approx. during term time. Bell Ringing 8pm at St Giles Held at Matlock Methodist and URC and no longer runs can you please get in church,visitors and beginners welcome Church Hall, Bank Road, Matlock. training given. Tel. 01629 583414 if touch with Nicky on 01629 812159 or email Matlock Musical Theatre Matlock interested. Methodist and United Reformed Church whatson@peak-advertiser.co.uk so we can Bell Ringing Practice in the Bell Tower, Hall, Bank Road. 7.30pm. Bakewell Parish Church. 7.30-9pm. For delete it from the paper. Matlock Philatelic Society second details tel. 01629 814521. Learners Wednesday each month. 7.30pm. very welcome. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. Interesting and varied programme, visitors welcome. Boys’ Brigade 6.30-8.45pm, Matlock Methodist and United Reformed Church, T'ai Chi Ch’uan Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 1.30-3pm. Teacher has over 25years Bank Road, Matlock. Lads aged 6-19 years. Details on 01629 733346. experience. Make the positive change in your life and well-being. Practice Bradwell Pre-School Group See Monday’s Events for further details. Harmony, relaxation and Serenity in a calm social group of like minds. To book Buxton Musical Society Rehearsals - Buxton Methodist Church, 8-10pm. a place call Stu 07832 107286 or David 07428131989. Experienced singers welcome. www.buxtonmusicalsociety.org.uk Matlock & District Embroiderers Group Workshop at Imperial Rooms, Imperial Carer/Toddler Group Bakewell Methodist Church Hall. 9.45am-12noon. £1.50 Road, Matlock from 10am-12noon. Further details contact 01629 732512. per family. (Term time only). Matlock Edgefold Club Social Sequence and ballroom dancing to organist. 8Chatsworth Beavers (6-8yrs) 5-6pm or 6-7pm. Pilsley Scout Hut, High Street, 10.30pm. For more info. 01629 582374. Pilsley. Tel. Amanda Griffiths 07951 067113 or Megan Hudson 07532 005865. Meditate in Buxton Classes held at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, Chatsworth Scouts (10-14yrs) 7-8.30pm. Pilsley Scout Hut, High Street, SK17 6HB, from 7-9pm. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. Join any Pilsley. Tel. Amanda Griffiths 07951 067113. time. No need to book. £5 per class. Tel. 01298 79777/07527292908, or, eChildren’s Freestyle/Jazz Ballroom and Latin Dancing Classes Monyash Village mail: info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org and Hall. Term time only. Tel. Karen 01298 83388. facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre. Clog Dancing in Hope Friendly group who enjoy dancing a variety of different Moving on Up at Castle View Nursery. Preparing children to be ready for styles of traditional clog dancing to live music. 6.45-8pm in Loxley Hall, Hope. nursery. 1-2.30pm. Free of charge. Tel. 01629 581867 to book. Tel. Kate 01433 620051, Ellie 01433 631606 or Jan 01433 670370. Netball for Fun All ages and abilities welcome. Highfields School off Come Dancing Beginners Salsa, Ballroom, Sequence and Latin, 7pm. Adult Starkholmes site. 7-8pm. Paula 01629 581667. ballroom/Latin intermediate 8pm, advanced 9pm. Medway Centre, Bakewell. Open House at Bonsall Village Hall. 2pm. Board games, chat and talks. Run by 01298 23171. retired people for anyone to join in, thanks to the New Horizons Trust. Come Dancing New Junior and Ballroom and Latin class, for girls and boys of Parent and Toddler Group (run by volunteers) at Harpur Hill Children’s Centre, all ages, 6-7pm, Medway Centre, Bakewell. 01298 23171. Buxton. 1.15-3.15pm. No need to book. Tel. 01298 74101. Free of charge. Creative Coffee (First Thursday of the month). Cool River Café, Matlock. 8Peak Forest Aerobics at the Reading Room. 8-9pm. Classes cost £2.50 per 9am. Informal meet up where people pop in for a in business-talk free session. networking event. More info. derbys.creativecoffee.org.uk or twitter Peak Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details. @CCDerbys. Play Tideswell Play and learn together. Toys, crafts, healthy snacks, singing, Cressbrook Band Practise 8-9.30pm. See Tuesday’s Events for further details. tea and coffee for the parents/carers and a chance to take a toy home. At the Cubs (8-101/2 years) 6-7.15pm. Hathersage Scout Headquarters. For more Youth Club Building, Tideswell. 9am-12noon. Children aged 0-5. info. John on 01433 651889. www.hathersage-scouts.org.uk Pre-School Cycling Just bring your bike and helmet to Castleton Village Hall Curbar - All Saints’ Church. 10.30am. Eucharist. on the first Wednesday in the month. £2.00 per child. 1.30-3pm. Enjoy riding Derwent Valley Flower ClubVillage Hall, Calver. First Thursday of each month. round cones, circuits and more. Demonstration of flower arranging. 7.45pm. Tel. 01433 630161. Rotary Club of Buxton meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at Buckingham Dove Holes Public Band See Tuesday’s Events for further details. Hotel, Buxton at 6.30pm for 7pm meeting; 8pm meal following is optional. Explorers 7.30-9pm. See Tuesday’s Events for further details. Enquiries from men and women welcome. Email: buxtonrotary@gmail.com. Fairfield (Buxton) Band See Wednesday’s events for further details. More information: www.buxtonrotaryishere.co.uk; Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup See Tuesday’s Events for full details. www.facebook.com/buxtonrotaryclub. Gymkids Gymnastic classes for children aged 9 mths-5 years. Arc Leisure Run of the Mill Folk Dance Club Meet every 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesday Centre, Matlock. Tel. Yvonne 07717065095 or 01773 834497 for more details. (except in August). Folk dancing for beginners and experienced dancers. Hackney Methodist Church Greenaway Lane, Hackney, nr. Matlock. 10am. Call Florence Nightingale Hall, Holloway, nr Matlock. 7.30pm. Contacts. in for a cuppa, lunch at noon. www.runmilldance.abelgratis.co.uk/ John Daglish 01629 534479, David and Hartington Stay & Play Come and join our friendly, fun and creative playgroup Verena 01332 881221. for the under 5’s. Meets term times 1.30-3pm in Hartington Primary School. Seniors’ Lunch Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Fantastic Sensory Room for babies and tired carers, indoor and outdoor play Road, Ashbourne. 12.30 once a month. Contact the Church for more info. for more energetic tots. Price £1.50 includes children’s healthy fruit snack South Darley Parent and Toddler Group 10-11.30am. Tel. Abi 01629 650911. and drinks for carers. Contact Anna Wardle 07526 696675. Stepping Stones Pre-School Parwich Parwich Memorial Hall. Open sessions Hope Detachment 5th (Derbyshire Cadet) BN WFR Old School House (off 9am-12noon for parents and children to visit. No prior booking needed. 2 full Castleton Road, behind Church). 7-9pm. Tel. Lt D. Chauntry on 01298 27473 day sessions 9am-3pm as well as 2 half day sessions 9am-12noon. or SSI C. Royston on 07773 399980. Story Time at Bakewell Library. 10-10.30am. Litton Baby and Toddler Group at Litton School (term time). 1.30-3pm. All Tai Chi Bakewell and District Tai Chi Group. Medway Centre. 9.15-10.45am. welcome. More details from Medway Centre 01629 813638. Litton Village Hall Play Group 1.30-3pm. All ages welcome. Healthy snacks. Tansley, Holy Trinity Church invites you to a short, said, service of Holy Associated with Litton School. £1.50. Tel. Naomi 01298 873112 or Michelle Communion. 9.30am. The service precedes the regular Wednesday morning 07854 763570. ‘Cuppa-call-in’ for cups of tea/coffee, biscuits and social chat. Matlock Bridge Club St Helen’s Church Hall, Darley Dale. Non members Tideswell Male Voice Choir See Tuesday’s Events for further details. welcome. Prompt start at 7pm. Membership £5. Tel. 01629 583706. Tideswell Singers. Rehearsals at 7.30pm at The Village Hall, Litton. New Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Entry level walk 60-75 members welcome. Please see website for details of rehearsals and minutes. Meet Bandstand, Hall Leys Park, Matlock. performances www.tideswellsingers.org.uk. Matlock Edgefold Club Cash bingo. 8.30-10.45pm. For more info. 01629 Tissington Pre-School See Monday’s Events for full details. 582374. Toddler Group 10.30am-12noon meet at Ashford Old School, Ashford-in-theMatlock Library (Story, Song and Rhyme Time) 11-11.30am with a ‘stay and Water. Contact Angela Unwin 01629 812703. play’ session afterwards. 01629 582480. All children aged 5 and under are Toddler Group Matlock All Saints’ Infant School. Term times only. 1.30-3pm. very welcome to participate and there is no charge for the activity. A The Rotary Club of Bakewell meet every Wednesday lunchtime at 12.25 at the parent/carer is required to stay for the duration of the activity. Rutland Arms Hotel, Bakewell except the 5th Wednesday when it is an evening Matlock Trefoil Guild Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale, at meeting with partners. Occasionally we meet at another venue please contact 7.30pm. Tel. Beryl 01629 580647 or Margaret 01629 56528. 01298 85719 for further information. Matlock Walk, Jog, Run Meet at the tennis courts in Hall Leys Park. 5– 6pm. U:th Drop In Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Meditation 2pm in Calver. Amy 07977 049956. Road, Ashbourne. 7.30-9pm. For those in school years 6 and up. www.alivehealthandbeauty.co.uk All money goes to charity. Weigh Stay and Play at The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. Children’s Centre. 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Play and Praise! Parents and carers and their preschool kids are welcome to St Helen’s Church, Grindleford. 9.15-11.30am, with stories, craft and activities, songs, snacks, refreshments for parents, and a friendly welcome for all. Just turn up or contact Sophie on 01433 639378. Prize Bingo Biggin village hall, nr Hartington. 7.30-9pm. All ages welcome. Refreshments available. Tel. Mary 01298 84326. Scouts (101/2-14 years) 7.30-9pm. Hathersage Scout Headquarters. John on 01433 651889 or look on the website - www.hathersage-scouts.org.uk STARS (Story Time Action and Rhyme) at Matlock Children’s Centre. Includes stories, nursery rhymes, music and action songs, activities games and lots more. Children aged 2-5yrs helping to promote self confidence, communication, language and social skills in a fun and educational way. 1.303pm. Free of charge. Tel. 01629 581867. Stitch Knit and Natter 2-4pm. Gallery Room, The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. Everyone welcome. Marilyn 01629 733246. Tai Chi for Over 50’s at Matlock Imperial Rooms. 1.15-2.45pm. D.C.C. approved tutor. Contact Val Box Tel: 01246 279515. T'ai Chi Group Matlock 6-7.30pm. Relax and keep fit. Beginners welcome. Contact Alan Box 01246 279515. Tai Chi Bamford village institute. 10am-11.30am. Alan Box 01246 279515. The Crafty Bunch Meet every last Thursday of the month. 5-9pm at The Edensor Tea Cottage. Food and drink available. No fee/member subscription. All crafts welcome and a lot of chat! Sewing, crochet, knitting, card making, baking, woodwork, art, printing etc.. More info. Contact Heather 07814 616183 or byard.heather@yahoo.com The Peddlin’ Rats new cycling club, meet Eyam area. Contact Julian for more info 07980 988768 or email julian.69@uwclub.net Tissington Pre-School 9-11.30am at Tissington Village Hall. For more details please call 07817 177405 during session times. Toddler Group 1.30-3.30pm meet at Ashford Old School, Ashford-in-the Water. All welcome. Contact Angela Unwin 01629 812703. Valley Writers Bamford Methodist Church Hall (venue may vary). New group who enjoy writing just for pleasure and welcome the chance to share our work with like-minded people. Tel. 01433 659241. for more info. Volunteer Rangers, Denefields Matlock Weekly environmental activities at ancient hay meadow site. Contact Karen Camara 07966 883253, karen.camara@groundwork.org.uk Weekly Guided Meditation Classes at Heart Jewel Kadampa Buddhist Centre from 7.30-9pm term time. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. Join any time. No need to book. £5 per class.Tel. 01629 581585 or see our website www.heartjewel.org.uk Whist Drive in Tansley Village Hall (upper room), 7.30pm start, cost £1.50. New faces very welcome. Contact Marjorie Ramwell on 01629 583530. Wirksworth Area Community Orchestra 7.45pm. Parish Rooms, Wirksworth. Contact 01629 824055 or mail@wirksworth-orchestra.org Wirksworth Library (Rhythm & Rhyme Sing-a-long Time). 2.15- 2.45pm, free event! 01629 823173. All children aged 5 and under are very welcome. A parent/carer is required to stay for the duration of the activity. Wirksworth’s Stay & Play Baby & Toddler Group (term-time only) 1.30-2.30pm at Wirksworth Surestart Children’s Centre (Memorial Hall). Exciting activities for babies and pre-school children. Costs £1 per family and includes snacks and drinks! Contact Lucy on 01629 824204. Writers in the Peak writing group. 7-9pm. Rutland Hotel, Bakewell. New members welcome. Watch out for extra workshops coming up. Phone Joyce 01629 813315 for details. (Check!) for details. ‘Xcelerate Children’s group for lively 5-11 years. 6pm. At St. Giles’ School. Tel. 01629 55755 or 07838 150003. Yoga Classes (evening). Friends’ Meeting House, Bakewell. Contact Jan Chappell 01629 812960. EVERY FRIDAY Ashbourne Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Entry level walk. 6075 minutes. Meet at Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Bakewell and District Friday Group Medway Centre, Bakewell. All day. Lunch and entertainment for older people. Transport provided. Contact Val Green 01629 813825. Bakewell Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 9.45am. Easy walk 60-90 minutes. Bakewell Swimming Pool. Bakewell Methodist Church Badminton Club Wesley Hall, Bakewell Methodist Church. 8.15-10pm. Tel. Jennifer Morewood 01629 812299. Doreen Gammage 01629 813714. Bakewell Scouts Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell. 7.30-9pm. Please contact Peter Marlor on 01629 813706. Bamford Pre-School Playgroup See Monday’s Events for further details. Bamford Tennis Club Junior coaching from 4.15pm. Tel. 01433 651559 for further details. Burbage Band Buxton See Tuesday’s Events for further details. Bradwell Pre-School Group See Monday’s Events for further details. Bradwell Teddy Bear Club See Tuesday’s Events for further details. Castleton Music Group Running twice a month with two different teachers. One has an emphasis on music and one singing. Tel. Emma on 01433 621595 or 07890 050 196 or Denewood.bandb@virgin.net to check the next session. Castleton Toddler Group 9.45am-11.45pm Castleton Village Hall, How Lane, Castleton. Further info. Emma on 07890 050 196. Email for programme of events on Denewood.bandb@virgin.net. Cromford Community Band Cromford Methodist Church, Water Lane, Cromford. 6.45-8pm. We invite enthusiastic musicians of all abilities, aged 10 years to adults to join us. Tel. 01629 823512. Darley Dale Croquet Club, Whitworth Park 1-5pm. Golf croquet, a simple fun and social game for all. Tel. David Gregory (01629 732455). Edale School - Stay and Play at Edale pre-school playgroup. 2-3.30pm at Edale School. Come and join our friendly group of parents, babies and toddlers for indoor and outdoor play, stories and singing. Contact 01433 670280. Fair Trade Coffee Stop at Tansley Methodist Church 10am-12 noon. Tea, coffee, refreshments and sale of Fair Trade food stuffs. 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Kick Start Walk Local walks with a friendly group. Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health. 2-4pm. (Meet 1.50pm at the bandstand in Matlock park). Gareth Pooley 01629 733915. ‘Little Explorers’- An informal play session for pre-school children including messy play, arts and crafts, music, fitness and stories. 10.30-11.30am at Harpur Hill Children’s Centre, Buxton. Tel. 01298 74101 to book your place. Free of charge. Little Learners at Bakewell Children’s Centre. 10-11am. This group is for children under 2. Helps parents/carers give their children a flying start. Songs & rhymes, story time, play for the children and a talk time for adults (using the PEEP framework). Term time only,to book 01629 533673. Matlock Bridge Club Hosted improvers’ session. St Helen’s Church Hall, Darley Dale. Non-members welcome. 1-4pm. Membership £5. Tel. 01629 583706. Matlock Gilbert and Sullivan Society meets from 7.30-9.30pm at All Saints’ Church Hall, Smedley Street, Matlock. New members welcomed. 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Tools for Self Reliance See Monday’s Events for further details. Toy Library at Matlock Children’s Centre. A stay and play session. A charge of £2 is made per session which includes the hire of one toy for the week. 1011am. Further info. 01629 581867. Weekly Guided Meditation Classes at Heart Jewel Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Matlock Bath. 10.30am-12 noon term time. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. Drop in classes - no need to book. £5 per class. Tel. 01629 581585 or see our website www.heartjewel.org.uk Whist Drive 7.30pm. Great Longstone Village Hall. Raffle. Entry £1 incl. refreshments. Zen in the Peak District See Every Monday’s Events for further details. Zumba Baslow Village Hall. 9.15am. Contact Claire 07990 771155. EVERY SATURDAY Bakewell Croquet Club meets on the Recreation Ground from 10am during the playing season. Contact Alan Reeves 01629 812603. Bingo 8.30pm, Bakewell Working Men’s and Social Club, Butts Road, Bakewell. Chatsworth Bowling Club April-Sept. 5-7.30pm. Open night. Beginners and new members welcome. 01246 567478 or 01629 814439. Children’s Beginner and Intermediate Fiddle Classes 10.15-11.45am. Contact Ria on 01433 631352 for more details. Darley Dale Croquet Club See Friday’s Events for further details. Hathersage Farmers Market 1st Saturday of each month. Hathersage Memorial Hall from 10am-2pm. Contact Gemma Facer 07931 960770. Hathersage Painters Every other Saturday at Hathersage Bell Room. 10am1pm. Contact Audrey Hague 01433 621266. Jog Youlgrave – Jog into January, take your first steps to fitness with Jog Derbyshire’s New Year’s campaign. Suitable for beginners. Meet at Youlgrave Scout Hut, 10.30am. Juggling Club Circus skills practice. 6-8pm. St Annes Centre, Hardwick Square West, Buxton. All ages and abilities welcome. Tel. 07791 657863 for details. Matlock Cycling Club 9.15am. Starting from the car park opposite Stanley Fearn’s Bike Shop, Matlock. Morning mountain bike ride. Tel. Tony Holmes 01629 734753. Matlock Farmers’ Market held on third Saturday of each month in the Imperial Rooms from 9am-2pm. Otter Tots and Juniors Swim School 10.30-12.30pm. For children aged 9 months - 8 years. See Monday’s Events for further details. Rugby Bakewell Mannerians RUFC. 1st XV Matches on the showground, Bakewell. (KO varies 2 or 3pm). Contact Ed Hutchinson 07771916471 or see www.bakewellrugby.org.uk Rebels Retreat/High Peak Country and Western Club 8pm at Sterndale Moor Social Club, Sterndale Moor for Western/Linedance to live country music in a friendly atmosphere. More info via website at www.highpeakcwc.co.uk or contact Jenny 01298 77870. Tryumphant Trotters - Jog into January, take your first steps to fitness with Jog Derbyshire’s New Year’s campaign. Suitable for beginners. Meet at the Chatsworth Park Estate Offices Car Park. DE45 1PJ, 11.30am. Whist Drive Queen’s Court Sheltered Accommodation, Queen’s Road, Fairfield, Buxton. 7.30pm. Whist Drive in Tansley Village Hall (upper room), 7.45pm start, cost £1.50. New faces very welcome. Tel. Marjorie Ramwell for details on 01629 583530. EVERY SUNDAY Bakewell Parish Church Sunday School – called Explorers. Anyone between the ages of 3 and 11 is warmly welcomed. 10.45-12noon. At church. Bakewell Society of Friends (Quakers) Sunday Meeting for Worship 10.30am at the Meeting House on Matlock Road. Young People’s Meeting 10.30am every Sunday with regular activities such as swimming and cooking. Contact Roger Clarke 01629 582122 or bakewell@quaker.org.uk or www.bakewellquakers.org Bakewell Methodist Church Services 10.30am and 6pm on the first, third and fifth Sundays. Junior Church/Seekers at 10.45am. Seekers age groups 3-5, 6-10 and 11+. Creche available. Buxton Model Boat Club seeks new members of all ages and abilities to join us between 9am and 2pm, at the large lake in the Pavilion Gardens, Buxton. 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Dales Christian Spiritualist Church Mencap Society, Greenaway Lane, Darley Dale. Through the school yard. 6.30pm. Divine Service and Clairvoyance. Warm welcome to everyone. Dale Road Methodist Church, Darley Dale invites you to our Sunday Services. 10.30am. Morning worship for all age groups followed by coffee and chat. 6.30pm. Evening worship. Darley Dale St Helen’s Church Sunday services. 11am. Holy Communion on the first, third and fourth Sundays. 8am Holy Communion (BCP) on the second Sunday and All Age Worship 11am. Cafe Church on the 4th Sunday 5pm in the Church Hall beginning with a bring and share meal. Everyone welcome. Darley Hillside Methodist Church Morning services 10.30am. Junior church children welcome from age 3. Darley Dale Croquet Club See Friday’s Events for further details. Fairfield (Buxton) Band See Wednesday’s Events for further details. Family Service At the Gospel Hall, North Church Street, Bakewell. 11.30am12.15pm. 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Coming Events Holloway Methodist Church Sunday Worship 10.30am followed by coffee. Details from Rev. Dr. Robert Foster 01773 839795. All welcome. Junior Mini Rugby Ages 6-13 years old. Bakewell Mannerians RUFC Training. 10.30am-12noon. The Showground, Bakewell. Contact James Adams 07779 587841, or see www.bakewellrugby.org.uk for more details. Kidzone An action packed time of games and activities and learning about God. For 6-11 year olds. 10.45am-12.15pm. At County Hall, Matlock. Organised by Church in the Peak. Contact Chris Cookman 01629 582851. Lea Chapel Main Rd., Upper Lea, Lea. Sunday evening worship service 6.30pm. All welcome!! Matlock Methodist & United Reformed Church Sunday Services 1st Sunday of the month 9.30am and 10.45am. 3rd Sunday of the month 6.30pm. Coffee after service. Matlock and District Tennis Club Social play. 10am-12noon. Meet at Highfields School, Lower School site, Starkholmes. Tom 01629 733346 or Andy 01629 580951. Messy Church at Bakewell Parish Church (every first Sunday in the month). Informal craft based service for all ages finishing with breakfast together. From 9.15am. Tel. 01629 813736 email messychurchbakewellchurch.co.uk Old Chapel, Great Hucklow (Unitarian) Weekly worship. 10.30am. Further details from Liz Shaw. 01433 630541. Otter Tots and Juniors Swim School 10am-12noon. For children aged 2-10 years. Various classes and levels available. See Monday’s Events for further details. Peak Rail Travel on a preserved steam railway through beautiful countryside between Rowsley and Matlock. Onboard buffet and bar, restaurant coaches, station tearoom and buffet, gift and book shops free parking. Open all year, contact 01629 580381 for details. Peak Walking Group Small walking group established in 1999. Offers friendly walks with like-minded people around Peak District National Park every Sunday. All walks are varied between 7-12 miles and are all circular. Own transport needed. From beginners to experienced all are welcome. www.peakwalkinggroup.co.uk - email is publicity@peakwalkinggroup.co.uk. Tel. 01246 853155. Rowsley Methodist Chapel Sunday service. 2.30pm. Stanton Lees Chapel (off A6, near Darley Dale). Independent evangelical church. Services at 2.30pm and 6.30pm. www.stantonleeschapel.org.uk Contact Peter Hulland tel. 01629 732216. Tansley Methodist Church Morning Service 10.30am followed by coffee. Evening Service 6pm. Rev. Keith Bamford 01629 259128. The Dales Christian Centre 29 Chesterfield Road Matlock; morning service including Sunday School, 10.30 am, Sunday Evening service 6pm 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month. Affiliated to Assemblies of God. Tel. 01629 55755 The Dales’ Evangelical Church Meeting in the Community Rooms, Arc Leisure Matlock, Bakewell Road, Matlock DE4 3AZ. Sunday worship services at 11am and 6pm. Minister: Revd Richard Brooks. 01629 733744/733520. www.thedalesec.org.uk The Living Hope Church 10.30am in Hathersage Memorial Hall, Oddfellows Road, for praise, worship and ministry from God’s word. For more details, and because we occasionally meet at other venues, please contact Pastor Tim Pritt 01433 650942. Wirksworth Methodist Church Sunday Worship 10.30am followed by coffee and 6pm. Details from Rev. Dr. Robert Foster 01773 839795. or just turn up. Wirksworth Netball Club Youth (under 18)/Junior Players (year 6). During term time. 10am-12noon. Wirksworth Leisure Centre. Tel. Joy Cooke 01629 822229. Zen in the Peak District 11am. Meditation practice, instruction and help followed by vegetarian lunch and afternoon talk and walk for those who want, near Matlock Bath. Contact jibul@kwanumzen.org.uk or visit http://www.kwanumzen.org.uk/The Peak/ for more info. EVERY DAY Bakewell Pre School Playgroup We offer flexible three hour sessions; 2 to school age. Mon-Fri, 9am-12 noon, St John Hall, Bakewell. Call in or contact 07976 140475 for further details. Bakewell Nursery School We welcome children from 3 months to 5 years. Free flexible sessions for eligible two, three and four year olds. Open 52 weeks of the year 8am-6pm. Contact Mrs J.M. Teale, Head of the Nursery on 01629 813888. Biggin by Hartington Pre-School Ofsted approved. 8.45-12.30pm. 2-4 yrs. Contact Lisa Blood 07527 185969/Linda Kirkham 01298 687465. Brassington Pre-School for 2+ year olds in village hall, Brassington. Mon/Thur/Fri 9.15am-12.15pm. Tues/Wed 9.15am-12.15pm and 12.15-3pm. Contact Fliss Bridges 01629 540855. Breakfast Club at Castleton. 7.45-8.45am. 07890 050196/01433 620630. Cromford Pre-School Playgroup Mon. 12noon-3pm, Tue-Fri 9am-12noon. Tel. 07905 937371 during session time or call in. Darley Churchtown Out of School Club Breakfast Club. 8-8.50am. After School Club 3.15-6pm. During term time only. Tel. Mrs S. Wood 01629 735851. Discovery Centre at the National Stone Centre, Wirksworth. 10am-5pm. Treasure shop/store of stone exhibition/cafe/gem panning. Flagg Nursery School provides top quality free nursery education. Open from 8.15am-3.15pm. Tel. 01298 85208. Free Children’s Competition at the Painted Plate, Eyam. Open for pottery painting. Tel. 01433 639200. Great Longstone Pre-SchoolThe Old School House, Main Street, Great Longstone. Term time 9.15am-12.15pm. Please phone 01629 640842. Holloway Playgroup Florence Nightingale Village Hall, Mill Lane, Holloway. Session times 9.15-12.15pm, Mon-Fri during term time. Tel. Lex anytime on 07838 044153 for a free trial session or Holloway Playgroup in session times on 07813 501731. Matlock Bath Pre-School Playgroup meets for 3 hours each morning from 912noon at the Pavilion Community Centre. Tel. Sarah Stephenson 07870 525001. Matlock Pre-School Playgroup 205 Smedley Street, Matlock. Session times 8.5011.50am and 12.30-3.30pm. Tel. 01629 583639 during session times. Parwich Pre-School Stepping Stones 9am-12noon. Parwich Memorial Hall. Details call Helen 01335 346317 after 2pm. Peak Time Kids Club Hathersage after-school club in its own building on Hathersage School site. 3.15-6pm during school term time and from 8am-6pm during school holidays. Tel. Lynne Condon on 01433 650004. Pilsley Pre-School Nursery 12.45-3.15pm in the Early Years Suite. If you would like to register your child, please contact the school on 01246 583203. Rowsley Pre-SchoolVillage Hall. Open daily Mon, Thu and Fri 8.30-11.30am. Tues and Wed 8.30am-4.30pm. Children taken from 2 yrs and free places for 3 and 4 yr olds. For further details Lulie 07917 624120. South Darley Pre-School Playgroup South Darley village hall. For children 2 years upwards. Mon and Thurs 9.15am-12.15pm and 12.30-3.30pm (lunch club available for all day session). Tues, Wed, and Fri 9.15am-12.15pm. Free places for 3 and 4 years olds and eligible 2 year olds. Sarah 07863 771636. Stepping Stones Pre-School Parwich Mon-Thurs 9am-12noon at the Parwich Memorial Hall. Fri 8.45-11.45am at Parwich Primary School. Children ages 2 school age. Free government funding for 3 and 4 year olds. Tel. Helen Downing 01335 346317. Taddington Tigers meet after school in the new school hall to enjoy playing with friends. Tel. 01298 85278 or arrange to pay a visit. The Hall Nursery School Stoney Middleton, nr Bakewell. Free places for 3 and 4 year olds in a converted 18th coach house in the grounds of Middleton Hall. Contact Mrs Sarah Glossop 01433 631295 for further details. Wirksworth Pre-School Playgroup Cemetery Lane, Wirksworth. Sessions are held from 9am-11.30am and 12.45-3.15pm. Tel. Liz on 01629 822625. Youlgrave Playschool Youlgrave Scout & Community Hall. 9am-12noon everyday. Details Lucy 07745 191366.

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- 2 MAR SNOWDROP GARDENS open to the public at Hopton Hall. 10.30am with last admittance 4pm. Admission £4.00 per Adult (Children up to 16 and parking free). Light refreshments available. Well signed off the B5035 between Ashbourne and Matlock. 12 & 13 MEDITATE IN BUXTON Classes held at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, SK17 6HB, from 10.30-11.45am. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. Join any time. No need to book. £5 per class. Tel. 01298 79777/07527292908, or, e-mail: info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre. THURSDAY 13 TIDESWELL LOCAL HISTORY CLUB Robbie Carnegie on “History of Buxton Opera House”. 8pm in St. John’s Institute, Tideswell. Visitors £2.50 per talk including refreshments. Enquiries to E. Chapman 01298 871468 or J. Walker 01298 871591. 13 CALVER FILM 7.30pm in the Village Hall, Calver. Les Miserables 158 mins Cert 12. The film version of the sensational stage musical. Based on the novel by Victor Hugo. Charity of the Month: Ashgate Hospice. Membership normally is £20 for 10 films, as it is now half-way through the season membership is £10. Guests are £5 per person. For further information call Denise Hall 01433 630760. 13 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90–120 minutes. Meet at Ashford in the Water, park by the old footbridge. 13 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Ashford in the Water CP, Sheldon and Monsal Dale. 01629 640232. 13 CALVER, CURBAR AND FROGGATT SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Calver Methodist Church. 2pm. Living and Working in the Highlands - Chris Laycock followed by tea. New members are very welcome.

FRIDAY 14 CRESSBROOK FILM CLUB, MIDDLE ROW, CRESSBROOK “QUARTET” (cert 12) Dustin Hoffman directs this comedy-drama starring Pauline Collins, Tom Courtenay, Billy Connolly and Maggie Smith. Theatrical temperaments and old hostilities flare as they adhere to that old showbiz adage ‘the show must go on’. Best-of-British actors won’t disappoint! Guest tickets £5.00 per film for adults and £3 for kids.Doors open at 7.30pm, film starts at 8pm and lasts 98 mins. You can contact David on 01298 872 144 to renew your membership, become a member and book guest tickets in advance – vital for a good seat. 14 DERBYSHIRE FEDERATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH 2pm. Meet at the bandstand in Hall Leys Park, Matlock for a walk up to 2 hours. 14 MATLOCK ANTIQUES AND COLLECTABLES SOCIETY Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock. 7.30pm. Goss and Crested China - Brian Wood. SATURDAY 15 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Alstonefield WC CP. Snowdrop walk. 01332 760113. 15 HARDY PLANT SOCIETY Shirland Village Hall. 2pm. An illustrated talk by Peter Cooke about his visit to South Africa to see the abundance of flora in that country. 15 HOW TO HANDLE CONFLICT MEDITATION COURSE 10am-1pm at Heart Jewel Buddhist Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. Learn how to remain calm and avoid retaliating, by responding to conflict with understanding and patience. Practical teachings and guided meditations. Suitable for beginners. Everyone Welcome. Cost £10 inc refreshments. To book please call the Centre on 01629 581585 or email epc.heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk 15 MATLOCK ARTISTS SOCIETY will be having a watercolour demonstration by Carol Hill ( our president). Carol is an accomplished artist painting in both watercolours and oils and she also teaches and runs courses at Pear Tree Farm. The demonstration will take place at All Saints Church Hall, Smedley Street, Matlock at 10am-12.30. It is open to all members and guests. Non members entrance fee will be £5 which includes refreshments.’ 15 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Entertainment with the superb group Unfinished Business. 15 & 16 BIRDS, BOXES AND FEEDERS An event at The Moorland Centre, Edale to celebrate National Nest Box Week (GR: SK124 856) (PC: S33 7ZA) Open 11am to 3pm. Create bird feeders from every day and recycled items! Bird box kits £5, to buy and take home. Learn how to put them together, and how to feed our feathered friends on the “cheep”! Bird food £2. Parking for blue badge holders only on site, car park at entrance to village. Booking essential: 01629 816211. SUNDAY 16 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Peak Forest – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Warslow – Medium 8-12 miles. 9.30am. Anyone welcome. Membership £5 single or £8 family per year. Contact 01298 72230 or 01298 23441. www.buxtonramblingclub.co.uk 16 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 9 miles. Moderate. Idridgehay station. Local walk. 07745 888938. 16 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. Service – conducted by Rev Ant Howe. 16 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 2+). SK 125721. Blackwell (near caravan site) Miller’s Dale, Wormhill, Peter Dale, Hargatewall Hall, Tunstead, Mosley Farm. 01246 417850. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk 16 MATLOCK ADVANCED MOTORISTS AND MOTORCYCLISTS meeting, at Highfields Upper School, off Chesterfield Road, Matlock at 10am. Free assessment drives for local motorists and riders. Please contact Bill Storey on 01629 812732 for full details. Or visit the IAM website at www.iam.org.uk or www.matlock-iam.webs.com 16 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Phil Brown. 8-10.30pm. MONDAY 17 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Derbyshire ‘Save a Life’. 17 HIGH PEAK DIABETIC SELF HELP GROUP Buckingham Hotel, Buxton. 7-9pm unless otherwise stated. Information leaflets etc available at each meeting. General meeting. 17 MATLOCK RAILWAY CLUBThe Duke William, 91, Church Street, Matlock. 8pm. Talk - Steam on Shed presented by Mr Chris Banks. Non members welcome. TUESDAY 18 BRADWELL HISTORICAL SOCIETY ‘Bradwell’s Belgian Refugees during the Great War’ by Brian Gillham at 8 pm. in the Methodist Hall. 18 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 11am. 4 miles. Extra leisurely. N to NE Brassington CP. High Peak Trail, Harboro’ Rocks and Rainster Rocks. 01332 554543. 18 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Moderate. Alstonefield WC CP. Snowdrop walk. 01332 760113. 18 GRINDLEFORD HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Bishop Pavilion (beside bridge) Grindleford S32 2JN. Illustrated talk by James Furniss ‘A Day in the Life of a Dairy Farmer’. Warm welcome to old and new members. 18 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 60–90 minutes. Meet at Ashover Village Hall. 18 ‘TOTS & TEDS’ 1.30-2.45pm at All Saints Bakewell Parish Church. For pre-school Toddlers, Babies and their Carers. Our theme is ‘Whatever the weather...cosy and warm!’. Fun and games! Cool crafts and free play! Singing and music! Story-time and Refreshments! We meet in the Newark with plenty of room! Newcomers and familiar friends are all welcome. For more info. contact: Kath 812457, or Julia 815123. WEDNESDAY 19 BARMY ABOUT BARN OWLS, Wildlife Discovery Room, Carsington Water. Learn more about these birds, meet a barn owl and come on a guided walk with the Carsington rangers. 10am12 noon or 12.30pm-2.30pm. £4 per person. Please note that booking is essential for all events. To find out more and to book contact Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on 01773 881188 or visit www.derbyshirewildlifetrust.org.uk 19 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Leisurely/moderate. Belper River Gardens, Blackbrook and Farnah Green. 07866 308013. 19 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 12 miles. Moderate. Alport roadside, Lathkill Dale, Bradford Dale. 01773 824316. 19 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Calver Crossroads, Chatsworth, Pilsley, Hassop. 01629 732799. 19 “GODLY PLAY”: Story-telling for young and old. Usually held in church on the third Wednesday of the month. 5.30-6.30pm. Light refreshments provided by the Mothers’ Union. St. Giles Church, Matlock. www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk 19 MATLOCK CAMERA CLUB Gothic Wharf Warehouse, Mill Road, Cromford, nr Matlock. Doors open at 7.15pm meeting 7.45pm. Cuba - A Tale of 10 Images - Stuart Crump. Tea/coffee available. 19 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60-90 minutes. Meet at Darley Bridge – cricket club car park. 19 TIDESWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60-90 minutes. Meet at Fountain Square, adjacent to the public toilets. 19 & 20 MEDITATE IN BUXTON Classes held at Samudra Buddhist Centre, 47 High Street, SK17 6HB, from 7-9pm. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. Join any time. No need to book. £5 per class. Tel. 01298 79777/07527292908, or, e-mail: info@samudracentre.org. Our website is www.samudracentre.org and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre. 19 – 22 CENTENARY PLAYERS BRADWELL PANTOMIME PRESENTS ALADDIN at Bradwell Memorial Hall. 7.30pm. Saturday Matinee at 2pm. Adults £5.00, Children/OAP’s £4.00. (including coffee). Opening night special offer price of £3.00. Tickets available from Bradwell Post Office, The Bread Shop and High Peak Heating. 19 – 22 CINDERELLA at 7.30pm Saturday matinee on 22nd. 2.30pm. Hathersage Memorial Hall and tickets are available from Bob and Judy Dawson tel. 01433 650533 at £8 and £6 (concessions). THURSDAY 20 BAKEWELL AND DISTRICT FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY 7.30pm. Town Hall, Bakewell. 20 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90–120 minutes. Meet at Great Longstone – park in the village main street. 20 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Rowsley, Peak village walkers CP. Beeley and Edensor. 01335 390724. 20 MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS - MEETING We all know how life can be overwhelming and very bewildering at times, especially if you are affected by illness. Our group offers friendship to everyone. We share knowledge, ideas, offer support, chat and have fun. 7pm at the ARC Leisure Centre Matlock. Please don’t sit at home - come and join us. Parking is not restricted. The meeting room is on the same level as the car parking so access is not a problem. For more information contact: Ann Powell - mobile 07896285615 20 STARKHOLMES AND DISTRICT THURSDAY CLUB Starkholmes Village Hall. 2-4pm. Visitors and new members will be very welcome. Dark Peak in the Snow - John Ward followed by tea and biscuits. Any enq. please ring Marjorie Thorpe on 01629 55816 or Arlene Hobson 01629 593566. 20 THE CASTLETON HISTORICAL SOCIETY Saws, Snuff and Silverware - Dr Simon Barley. Visitors are most welcome at all meetings. A small charge of £3 includes light refreshments. Walker Room, Castleton Methodist Church, Buxton Road, Castleton, near the Visitor Centre at 7.30pm. 20 WIRKSWORTH THURSDAY GROUP The Community Room, Methodist Chapel, Wood Street, Wirksworth. 10am-12noon. Bring me Sunshine - Joan Carr. 20 - 22 LONGNOR PLAYERS PRESENT THE WITCHES at Manifold School, Warslow. 7pm. Bar/doors open 6.30pm. Saturday matinee 2pm. Bar/doors open at 1.30pm. Tickets available from shops in Longnor, Hartington and Warslow. Adults £7, child/senior citizen £4. Call Ged 01298 83571 or contact via www.longnorplayers.org.uk FRIDAY 21 BASLOW SENIOR CITIZENS CLUB Baslow Village Hall, 2pm. James Pogson - Northern Tea Merchants Fairtrade Tea. Talk and slides. 21 BATH TIME FOR BIRDS Whistlestop Centre, Matlock Bath. Learn about water and why it’s so good for wildlife, decorate a bird bath for your garden and watch the birds with binoculars. 10am-12 noon or 1.30-3.30pm. £3 per child, £1 per adult plus a small charge for materials. Please note that booking is essential for all events. To find out more and to book contact Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on 01773 881188 or visit www.derbyshirewildlifetrust.org.uk 21 DERBYSHIRE FEDERATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH 2pm. Meet at the bandstand in Hall Leys Park, Matlock for a walk up to 2 hours. 21 LIVE AT TIDESWELL PARISH CHURCHAn evening with Philippa Hanna in Acoustic Concert. 7.30-10pm. Tideswell Parish Church, SK17 8LF. Early bird Adults £6. Conc £5. On door Adults £7.50. Conc £6.50. Tickets available at: Tideswell Stores, SK17 8NU. 01298 872796. www.philippahanna.com/tickets 07703 113019. Refreshments. 21 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 7.30pm. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. ‘An Englishman’s 1st Impressions of Burma’ - Dr Miles Ellis. £3. Non members welcome. 01629 650092. 21 WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm.

SATURDAY 22 A WINTER WANDER 6 miles. Take in the spectacular views around Stanage Edge and Higger Tor, descend through the woods of Whim Plantation, on to Hathersage, then North Lees Hall. Some rough paths and two ascents. Meet Hollin Bank car park on the minor road below Stanage Edge, north of Hathersage village (GR: SK236 839) (PC: S32 1BR) Start 11am, finish 3.30pm. Booking essential: 01629 816 211 22 BASLOW W.I. JUMBLE SALE 2pm. Baslow Village Hall. Admission 50p. 22 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am.6 miles. Moderate. Lower Hartsay, bridge over old canal. Heage and Starvehimvalley. 01629 650092. 22 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Paul Hadley. 8-11pm. 22 MEMORY LANE social event held in The Brunel Room, Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. 2-4pm. Paper Kite - Come along and enjoy this popular local duo as they perform a spectacular tribute to the music of the swinging 60s! It is a community initiative which is run by volunteers and funded by the Darley Dale Town Council for the benefit of local residents. It is not a ‘members only’ gathering; everyone is welcome. Admission £2 which includes tea/coffee with savoury and sweet refreshments. Prize raffle tickets cost £1.00. 22 “UNDERSTANDING THE MIND” - Meditation Class suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. Cost £2. 10.30-11.30am “Heart Jewel Buddhist Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU. For further info please phone 01629 581585 or email epc.heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk 22 UPPERTOWN SOCIAL CENTRE Cullumbell Lane, Nr Ashover. Irish Evening - Frank McCaffrey. 7 for 8pm. Contact Eddie Marriott for information and tickets on 01246 590502 or 07966 154798. Website www.uppertown.org 22 & 23 CRAFT FAIR Grand Pavilion Matlock Bath. 10am-5pm. Free entry. SUNDAY 23 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Two Trails – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2:Win Hill – Medium 8-12 miles. 9.30am. Anyone welcome. Membership £5 single or £8 family per year. Contact 01298 72230 or 01298 23441. www.buxtonramblingclub.co.uk 23 “BREATHING SPACE”: Time for quiet reflection on the fourth Sunday of the month. Music and sacred chants, lighting of candles, poems, readings. 6.30-7.30pm. Come and go as you wish. St. Giles Church, Matlock. www.stgilesmatlock.co.uk 23 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Brackenfield Green, High Ordish and Ashover. 01433 631446. 23 GREAT HUCKLOW OLD CHAPEL (UNITARIAN) 10.30am. ‘DIY’ service led by Liz Shaw. Theme: Weather in all its glory! followed by Chapel AGM. 23 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 9 miles (grade 3). SK 267790. Longshaw (wooden pole). The Grouse Inn, Yarncliffe Edge, Lawrence Field, Bolehill, Tumbling Hill, Longshaw. 01433 651679. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk 23 “LEARN HOW TO MEDITATE IN HALF A DAY” Enjoy a peaceful half-day at Heart Jewel Buddhist Centre, Holme Road, Matlock Bath DE4 3NU, learning how to establish and strengthen a personal meditation practice. Suitable for beginners. Everyone welcome. Cost £10 inc light refreshments. 10am-1pm. For further info or to book a place please phone 01629 581585 or email epc.heartjewelcentre@gmail.com www.heartjewel.org.uk 23 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to CD’s. 8-10.30pm. 23 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT MENCAP SOCIETY TABLE TOP SALE Mencap Centre, Greenaway Lane, Darley Dale. 7am-1pm. Free car parking, toilets. Refreshments. Sellers £6 a table. 25p admission, children free. Enq. Jackie 07831316582. We will collect your unwanted items. 23 SELF PROTECTION SEMINAR Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 10am-2pm. For more information or to book your place, call Carl on 07593 377469 or email carl.harvey2@btinternet.com 23 TIDESWELL LIVING HISTORY GROUP Fountain Square, Church Hall, Tideswell. 2pm. Slide show of old photographs. Come along and enjoy a Nostalgic Tour of Tideswell. Free admission and refreshments served. MONDAY 24 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Calver Methodist Church. 24 DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST WYE AND UPPER DERWENT GROUP TALK Darley Dale Methodist Church Hall, Dale Road North (A6), Darley Dale. Derbyshire Wildlife Trust Nature Reserves - Matt Johnson. Wildlife Trust’s Conservation Farming Officer talks about current projects on the reserves. 7.30pm. Admission £2.50. All welcome. 24 THE MATLOCK AND DISTRICT EMBROIDERERS GROUP Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock. 7 for 7.30pm. Memories of Chatsworth - Christine Thompson. New members and visitors welcome. 24 TIN HUT TOTS stay and play session at the Tin Hut, Matlock Preschool. Join us at the Tin Hut for crafts, songs and playtime in term time between 1.30-3pm. £2 per family including refreshments. Come on the day to The Tin Hut, 205 Smedley Street, Matlock or contact Allison at allisonmanning001@yahoo.co.uk or Karla at Karlaj77@aol.com or visit Tin Hut Tots on Facebook. TUESDAY 25 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Calver Sough slip road, Eyam and Housley. 01433 631446. 25 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Ashover CH CP. Local walk. 01629 56052. 25 HIGH PEAK WRITERS which encourages people with mental health issues to write creatively, meets 4-6pm in the piano lounge of the Old Hall Hotel, Buxton. (contact 01298 938920 for details). 25 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10.15am. Three Celebration Walks. Meet at Bonsall Fountain Café. 25 THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION WOMEN’S SECTION BAKEWELL BRANCH Monthly meeting. Speaker Steve Bryan Estate Planning. Raffle. Refreshments. Visitors welcome. Town Hall, Bakewell. 7.30pm. WEDNESDAY 26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Leisurely/moderate. Cromford Meadows. Local walk. 01629 582195/07731 560407. 26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Thorpe, Narlow’s Lane, Tissington, Milldale, Stanshope, Lindale. 01332 840923. 26 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Ogston Reservoir Sailing Club CP, Higham, Morton, Pilsley. 01246 855092. 26 MATLOCK CAMERA CLUB Gothic Wharf Warehouse, Mill Road, Cromford, nr Matlock. Doors open at 7.15pm meeting 7.45pm. Another World of Photography - Ashley Franklin ARPS APAGB ABPPA. (Entries please for next week’s competition). Tea/coffee available. 26 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60-90 minutes. Meet at Highfields School, Lumsdale Road, Matlock. THURSDAY 27 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90–120 minutes. Meet at Rowsley – Peak Village free walkers’ car park. 27 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Haywood CP, White Edge, Wellington’s Monument, Curbar and Froggatt Edges. 01629 583029. FRIDAY 28 DARLEY DALE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. 7.30pm. Mike Davey - Plant Propogation. Visitors welcome £3 per meeting. More info. www.ddhs.org.uk 28 DERBYSHIRE FEDERATION FOR MENTAL HEALTH 2pm. Meet at the bandstand in Hall Leys Park, Matlock for a walk up to 2 hours.

MARCH SATURDAY 1 BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION COFFEE MORNING and bring and buy at Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. 10am-12 noon. Admission including coffee and biscuits £1.00. Please come and support this worthwhile cause. 1 CASTLETON CINEMA CLUB Village Hall. 7 for 7.30pm start. Once More. Entrance fee. Members £2, visitors £5 automatically becoming members. Hot tea and coffee or soft drink served free of charge or bring your own bottle (glasses provided. Enq. 01433 621058 or keith.iggo@virgin.net 1 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Muggington Church. Local walk. 07974 413839. 1 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Entertainment with the 60/70’s group Highly Strung. 1 ST ANNE’S CHURCH, BASLOW QUIZ NIGHTVillage Hall, Baslow. 7 for 7.30pm. Teams of six £15 per team. Bring your own nibbles. Bar provided. Raffle. To support children’s work in the Church. To book a table phone 01246 583800 or 583375. 1 TABLE TOP SALE Eyam Mechanics Institute. 10am-1pm. Bric-a-brac, cakes, tombola, jewellery, books, quite a few musical instruments, suitable for beginners crafts etc, preserves etc. Do not miss these bargains. Admission 50p includes coffee. SUNDAY 2 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Flash – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Macclesfield-Buxton NC – Medium 8-12 miles. 9.30am. Anyone welcome. Membership £5 single or £8 family per year. Contact 01298 72230 or 01298 23441. www.buxtonramblingclub.co.uk 2 BUXTON STORYTELLERS Scrivener’s Bookshop. 42 High Street, Buxton. 2-3.30pm. Come along and join us if you would like to share your stories and develop your storytelling skills. More info. Anne Mulkeen Murray (annemulkeenmurray@gmail.com) or just come along. 2 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 10 miles. Moderate. Cromford Meadows. ‘Up, down and around’ Cromford. 0115 9373126. 2 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 2+). SK 258662. Peak village (retail park). Park at ‘Walkers Zone’ area behind the centre). Rowsley, Stanton. 0114 2306109. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk 2 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Richard Keeling. 8-10.30pm. MONDAY 3 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Bakewell Methodist Church. 3 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT HARD OF HEARING CLUB Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 2pm. AGM. Also table games etc. Contact Celia Ramage 01629 55613 or Sheila Slack 01629 732715. 3 MATLOCK RAILWAY CLUB The Duke William, 91, Church Street, Matlock. 8pm. Film show. Sir William Staniers Pacifics plus World of Signalling. Non members welcome. 3 TIN HUT TOTS stay and play session at the Tin Hut, Matlock Preschool. Join us at the Tin Hut for crafts, songs and playtime in term time between 1.30-3pm. £2 per family including refreshments. Come on the day to The Tin Hut, 205 Smedley Street, Matlock or contact Allison at allisonmanning001@yahoo.co.uk or Karla at Karlaj77@aol.com or visit Tin Hut Tots on Facebook. 3 WHIST DRIVE Join us on the 1st Monday of every month at Biggin Village Hall at 8pm for an enjoyable evening of whist, refreshments and great prizes! Easy adjacent parking and good disabled access. Enquiries please ring Joan on 01335 390377 or Betty on 01298 84370.

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From The Kel Elliott Band

After their sell out gig in Crich last February, Live & Local is delighted to welcome The Kel Elliott Band back on a mini tour of Derbyshire in the next few months, beginning at The Imperial Rooms in Matlock on 22 February, and finishing in Wormhill Village Hall (near Tideswell) on 17 May. Kel Elliott is a singing double bass player fronting an impressively energetic and dynamic jazz/blues band. Kel has what can only be described as distinctly rich & powerful vocals (think Alison Moyet bathed in chocolate!). She’s backed by a tight band of piano, percussion and rhythm guitar, and together they perform fresh self-penned songs with catchy melodies and infectious grooves, as well as quirky versions of well-known hits! As well as great music, Kel interacts so well with her audience; you are in for a thoroughly entertaining evening, in every sense! Kel’s upbeat tales of life

and lost love are lighthearted and infectious. “A star in the making,” Musicians Union Magazine. Live & Local rural touring scheme works with voluntary groups from

across Derbyshire helping them choose professional performances including music of all genres, theatre, storytelling, children’s shows and much more. These shows take place in

the heart of the community at town/village halls, churches and community centres. Show details available: http://www.liveandlocal.or g.uk/QuickGuide.cfm

CROMFORD WI Vice President Judy Noble welcomed members and visitors to the February meeting of Cromford WI and introduced speakers Christine and Ken Levasseur, with the second part of their long distance walk along Offa’s Dyke. This time it was the northern section, some on the English border but going into Wales and ending on the coast at Prestatyn. Ken had taken wonderful photographs of the spectacular scenery, ancient hill forts and industrial archaeology, including the beautiful

Montgomery Canal. The walk, undertaken in the only hot spell in 2012, covered 179 miles and included climbs which totalled more than the height of Everest. Judy Noble thanked Christine, who moved smoothly into President mode for the remainder of the meeting. The January walk took the form of a very interesting tour of Belper’s industrial history from St John’s Chapel through nailmaking to the Strutts. After walking through the River Gardens, members were lucky enough to see

the resident peregrine falcon. In February members look forward to lunch at the Carsington Mainsail restaurant, followed by a visit to Hopton Hall to see the snowdrops, and a walk through Bakewell is planned for March. Crafty members also meet monthly for “Knit and Natter”, which covers other crafts. Several members are going to a performance of “We Will Be Free”, a play about the Tolpuddle Martyrs, at the Florence Nightingale Memorial Hall in Holloway, and plans are being made

for the supper with darts and dominoes on 24th March. The next monthly WI meeting will be held at Cromford Institute on Wednesday 5th March at 7.30pm, when Bob and Julie Whitmore will speak about Derbyshire Blood Bikes. The competition will be for a miniature garden. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month except August, and new members and visitors are welcome – contact Janet Chambers on 01629 822319 for more information.

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2ND ANNUAL DARLEY DALE FUN DOG SHOW

Supporting Darley Dale in Bloom 2014 Darley Dale is going to enter the regional round of the In Bloom competition again in 2014. Having gained a Silver Gilt award in 2013 in the Small Town category, and the Most Improved for East Midlands overall, the aim is to increase the tempo in the future and to go for a Gold Award, a very achievable ambition according to the judges in 2013. To allow us to achieve these ambitions, we will be promoting a number of fundraising activities throughout the year, one of which will be the Second Annual Fun Dog Show on 5th April 2014 in the grounds of the Whitworth Centre. This event was first held 6th April 2013 when some 70 entries were received across 7 different classes. Targeted as fun for all ages, the classes included: Waggly Tail Best Puppy Best Handler under 10) Best Handler (under 15) Catch the biscuit

Winners - Best Handler Under 10 Years Sit and Wait Advanced agility Several local companies provided sponsorship which enabled prizes to be given to the winners along with rosettes and certificates. The second show is

planned to be a significant enhancement over the first alongside more fun classes, there will be a demonstration of Heelwork To Music by local dog trainer Annette Lowe. It is also hoped to include some further activities and

stalls to ensure that a good day is had by all. Further details of the Fun Dog Show, including entry forms, will be progressively posted on the Darley Dale In Bloom website www.darley daleinbloom.co.uk

CHARITY COFFEE MORNING AND BRING AND BUY SALE - Raising Funds for the British Heart Foundation The British Heart Foundation’s (BHF) Matlock and District Fundraising Branch are inviting the people of Derbyshire to attend a coffee morning to raise funds to help save lives. The coffee morning and bring and buy sale is being held on Saturday 1 March between 10am and 12pm at Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale (DE4 2FT). There is a £1 entry fee, and people are urged to bring along any unwanted Christmas presents or other goods to be sold by the organisers to raise further funds. Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer.

It kills nearly one in six men and more than one in ten women and is responsible for almost 74,000 deaths in the UK each year, an average of 200 people each day. There are currently 2.3 million people in the UK living with coronary heart disease. The coffee morning is being organised by the branch as part of the BHF’s ‘Ramp up the Red’ campaign to raise funds that will go directly towards vital research, support and care for those suffering with heart disease. Lorraine McGlone, event organiser and treasurer of the Matlock and District BHF

Branch, said, “Last year’s coffee morning raised £445 and we are hoping to raise even more for the BHF this year, helping them to fund the research that is so urgently needed to fight heart disease. Our branch members will be there on the day, and would love to chat to people about the work we do locally to raise funds, as we are always looking for new members. I hope the event is a huge success and supported by the community.” Sophie Jardine, BHF Fundraising Manager in Derbyshire, said: “Our Ramp up the Red campaign is a fantastic opportunity for

everyone to think about how many lives are affected by heart disease. By organising a fundraising event yourself, or by attending the coffee morning and bring and buy sale on 1 March, you will be helping to save lives. The BHF is the biggest funder of life-saving heart research in the UK. This research has already made medical history but funds are urgently needed to fund further research.” Ramp up the Red to help fight coronary heart disease, the UK’s single biggest killer. You can visit bhf.org.uk/red or call 0800 0316 316 to sign up for your own free fundraising pack.

MATLOCK AND DISTRICT HARD OF HEARING CLUB We started the afternoon by singing ‘Happy Birthday’, and raising a glass of sherry to Val Alcock, a member who was 70 last month. The First World War was the subject of James Clark’s talk entitled ‘Lions led by Donkeys’. An intriguing title - it turned out that the lions were the soldiers doing the fighting and the donkeys were the generals, supposedly doing nothing much in a cosy spot, far from the front line. James was particularly interested in one general, namely General Haig, and he posed the question, was he a ‘butcher’, as some said, or not. There was certainly a great loss

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of life, with 23,000 killed on the first day of the battle of the Somme, and 100,000 killed altogether for gaining only 5 miles of ground. Kitchener’s army was very eager, but the Germans were ‘dug in’ on the hills, which were fortified, and the British and French armies didn’t stand a chance. However, as the war progressed, new tactics, tunnels, mines, tanks and communications were put in place, all of which Haig championed. James compared Haig with Montgomery (2nd World War), and thought Haig was a better General. Alan Clark (no relation to James) made up the

THE MATLOCK FORUM CLUB

At the meeting held on Tuesday 4 February 2014 Mrs. Irene Dougan gave an illustrated talk entitled “Derbyshire Delights”. The subject of the talk was the National Gardens Scheme which opens gardens in England and Wales for charity. Mrs. Dougan began her talk with a brief history of the Scheme and its aims together with some key statistics which exemplified the scope of the Scheme and the way in which it is succeeding in supporting a selected range of charities through its fund-raising activities. Last year it raised £2.1 million and its donations include, for example, £450,000 each to McMillan Cancer Support and Marie Curie Cancer Care. Information for visitors is published in “ The Yellow Book” which has in the region of 3,500 entries per year. In addition to this, Derbyshire and

Nottinghamshire also produce a guide dealing specifically with the two counties. Gardens must satisfy certain criteria for inclusion in the guides. In visiting gardens in Derbyshire as a representative of the Scheme, Mrs. Dougan has acquired a detailed and intimate knowledge of such gardens and their owners. She was able, therefore, to present a series of excellent slides with a very full commentary on an astonishingly varied range of gardens which, regardless of size and location, all had special qualities meriting inclusion in the Scheme. A vote of thanks on behalf of members was proposed by Club Chairman Jim Pocklington. Details of the activities and programme of the Club can be found on its web site at “wwwmatlockforum club.co.uk”

phrase of this title (Lions led by Donkeys) in his book, ‘The Lions’. People wanted a scapegoat but the generals didn’t kill men - the Germans did. Haig was caring and after the war, with the help of his wife, he set up the Poppy Appeal charity to assist those returning from the war, who were harmed both physically and mentally. It is still going strong to this day. James

ended his talk by saying, ‘Haig - I salute you!’ Roland Corfield, chairman, thanked him for an interesting talk, which was pertinent this year, commemorating 100 years since the outbreak of the First World War. The raffle was drawn and teas were served. The next meeting on 3rd March at 2pm in the Imperial Rooms, Matlock will be the AGM.

DERBYSHIRE WILDLIFE TRUST RESERVES

Find out about Derbyshire Wildlife Trust’s nature reserves with Matt Johnson, the Trust’s Conservation Farming Officer, and the Wye and Upper Derwent Group. Matt’s talk will have specific emphasis on Woodside, the Trust’s biggest reserve, part of which is being managed as a working farm with cattle and sheep providing

conservation grazing. The illustrated talk takes place on Monday 24th February at Darley Dale Methodist Church Hall, Dale Road North (A6), Darley Dale. Starting at 7.30pm, admission is £2.50 including refreshments, and everyone is welcome. For more information contact the Trust on 01773 881188.

I have written the following poem ‘Footprints in Snow’ for Valentine’s Day 2014.

FOOTPRINTS IN SNOW

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As snowflakes Are formed In intricate patterns on the window Slowly melting into changing shapes Held by delicate strands We link hands and dance Leaving tiny footprints in snow As our lives step out their paces On that crisp white floor We tread but fleeting traces As our love clings to the pane And trickles softly to rain.

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Poppies are looking for reliable and flexible staff to join our team, working in the Peak District, with hours to suit.

Required to work in a busy Amusement centre in Matlock Bath. No experience necessary as full training will be given Various shifts available, both weekday and weekends This is an all year round position Mature applicants welcome

Please note that due to time constraints we are unable to acknowledge or respond to every application we receive.

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FRIDAY CLEANERS REQUIRED

CARE STAFF NEEDED FOR F/T OR P/T POSITION Experience preferred Day and night duty available Small care home in Matlock Bath

Phone Poppies (Baslow)

01246 583800

Piedaniel’s Restaurant ~ BAKEWELL ~ We are currently looking for a

POT WASHER to cover weekday lunch service Tuesday to Friday For more details please call

01629 812687

Contact 01629 258010 for more details

have vacancies for

Care Assistants

Graduate - Business & Marketing Executive Location • Bakewell, Derbyshire Salary • £19,000 to £24,000 per annum

Previous experience would be an advantage, but not essential as full training is provided. We also have vacancies for

Night Care Assistants Seamstress Part time - three days per week.

rutlands.co.uk is the ultimate online destination for premium performance hand tools and workshop equipment for both trade professional and hobby enthusiast. Each year we launch hundreds of new items across the site and we deliver from our warehouse in the UK to over 40 countries.

This is a diverse role within the small textiles team at Chatsworth. You will become involved in many projects including: making new soft furnishings and costumes; assisting in the conservation of the textile collection; assisting with public tours of textiles and making textile items for temporary exhibitions. You will also have the opportunity to work on exciting projects such as the Christmas display and costumes.

This new role is focussed on planning and implementing the launch of new and innovative products to our customers, helping to drive business growth. As a key member of the marketing services team you will:

Duties will include hanging large heavy curtains and other textiles, often installing at height using scaffolding.

• Organise website new product copy, photography and video • Segment our existing customer database for targeted email marketing • Manage online advertising campaigns including Google AdWords and Shopping • Analyse advertising campaign performance using Google Analytics • Produce a quarterly new product sales and profit performance report • Identify market trends and new product opportunities You will be a current or recent graduate with a 2.1 Degree in business, marketing or related subject. You must be highly motivated, proactive and have excellent communication skills and be proficient in Excel. If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity please email your CV with a covering letter explaining why you believe you suit this role to: mark@rutlands.co.uk or post to Rutlands Ltd, Rutland House, Deepdale Business Park, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1GT

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You should have an interest in all types of textiles and a good basic level of needlework skills including working knowledge of industrial and/or domestic sewing machines. A good basic understanding of cutting and translating paper patterns is also required. Above all you should have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail, able to produce work to the Chatsworth quality. You must have good communication and organisational skills, and be computer literate. You must also be a team player, enthusiastic, self-motivated and able to work alone when necessary. A full UK driving licence and own vehicle is required for the role.

to do night sits Good rates of pay ~ up to £9.00 per hour. Transport essential. Various shift patterns available. Call 01433 623066 or 07814 022601

LOVERS LEAP GARAGE Stoney Middleton

01433 631686 FULL-TIME MOTOR VEHICLE MECHANIC

Shortlisted candidates must bring evidence of their work and this can be anything that illustrates sewing skills and creativity. They will also be required to demonstrate their skills in a sewing test.

Must be able to work without supervision to a high standard, computerised diagnostic skills essential. All makes of cars and light commercials.

Please apply with your CV and covering letter showing current benefits package (or expectations) to: HR Department, Chatsworth Estate Office, Edensor, Bakewell, DE45 1PJ or via email to hr@chatsworth.org

For information please contact Adrian, or Louise Heath, by telephone or CV to:

Closing date: 23 February 2014

loversleap@btconnect.com


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CLASSIFIEDS... GARDENING WORK WANTED PARTTIME GARDENING WORK REQUIRED Experienced, references available. Please call Matt 01629 258695.

SITUATIONS WANTED NEED SECRETARIAL SUPPORT? Ex BT PA/Senior Secretary, flexible working hours, my home/office or yours. Shorthand, data processing, transcription, proof reading, typing etc. No job too small. Telephone Christine on 01433 631854 or 07811 553940.

DOMESTIC CLEANING WORK WANTED! Honest and reliable. Available for all house keeping duties including ironing etc. Matlock. Please call Donna

01629 582 803 0797 997 43 52

PERSONAL GENTLEMAN 60 WLTM a lady of foreign descent for outings, meals out and maybe more. (45-55). Please reply to Box No. FD60 c/o First Floor Offices, Orme Court, Granby Road, Bakewell, DE45 1ES.

IS YOUR DRINKING A PROBLEM? Need help? Friendship? Support? If so, find out more about our Derbyshire Dales Support Group (North Derbyshire Alcohol Advice Service). Tel. 01246 206514 for details. Help-line every Tuesday evening between 6pm and 8pm and 01246 206514 or 204344. MATCHMATES EST: 1985 ALONE? SINGLE? Separated? Divorced? Widowed? 18-85 yrs? Meet your ideal partner A Service for those NOT into ‘ON-Line-dating’ For more details & FREE BROCHURE Tel: 01636 611115 We cover the East Midlands & beyond! A Strictly Confidential Service Unlimited Introductions

I AM LOOKING FOR A GENTLEMAN COMPANION (45-65) to share fun times and life’s adventures with. I am outgoing with a GSOH. Interests include theatre, film, history, music, travel. Please reply to Box No. GC65 c/o First Floor Offices, Orme Court, Granby Road, Bakewell, DE45 1ES.

CHIROPODY

CHIROPODIST HOME VISITING Helen Smith M.Inst.Ch.P Health & Care Professions Council Westfield / Simply Health Claims Accepted Tel: 01433 650809 Mobile 07974 001435

HAIR & BEAUTY

Nails with Liz @ Cut Above VALENTINE’S SPECIAL 14th February 10% 15% off Red Shellacs £17 Stude Last 2 appointments of the day enjoy Discounnt t Shellac file and polish £18 (rrp £20) ‘Happy Nails’ for kids... file and polish £6.50 Firs Parade, Matlock • Tel: 01629 55683

Peak Advertiser Office: (01629) 812159

WANTED MATLOCK & DISTRICT MENCAP SOCIETY will collect bric-a-brac, jumble and furniture. Enquiries ring Jackie 07831 316582.

WANTED WARDROBE WANTED OLD TYPE WITH MIRRORED DOORS AND DRAWERS IN BASE, DRESSING CHEST SIMILAR AGE

TEL: 07885 327753 MODEL RAILWAYS WANTED any make, any condition. Contact Ron on 01629 312189. OLD MECCANO and old tin plate vehicles. 01629 732972.

Thank you Steve, Sam & Nick Bradwell would like to thank everybody for their kind messages of condolence and support following the death of their much loved wife and mother, Judith Bradwell of Bakewell. Judith passed away on 14th January 2014 and her funeral took place in Curbar on 31st January. They would also like to thank everybody for their generous donations in support of Helens Trust (donations are being handled by J W & J Mettam Ltd of Bakewell.

CONGRATULATIONS

FOOT CLINIC NOW OPEN Bakewell Town Hall, Bath Street. Call Susan Kearns Dip CFHP MPS Pract. 07527 476548 for appointment. Home visits available.

ART TUITION FREE TRIAL ART LESSON with professional artist, Diane Kettle B.A. Hons (Fine Art). Cert. Ed. No obligation. Children and adults welcome. 30 years’ teaching experience. Details: 01629 636763. www.dianekettle.com

MUSIC TUITION

DAYTIME MUSIC LESSONS FOR ADULTS Piano, keyboard and guitar 01629 259178 Mob: 07854 446958 email: fionad@mail.com

FREE TRIAL PIANO LESSON offered by Concert Pianist. Details www.pianoartist .co.uk or tel. 01629 581475.

GUITAR TUITION Learn from an experienced musician and teacher. Courses to suit any age or level. Beginners welcome For full details contact: Nigel Barton B.A. (Hons) Jazz, G.L.C.M

01433 631769 peakdistrictguitartuition.co.uk

Claire Ward

Hazel Henderson Buxton 01298 938958 www.hazelspiano.com

07773 288 636 BEREAVEMENT

Beginners to AS/A2 any age! Experienced, effective teacher Excellent exam results

MATHS TUTOR Qualified and experienced with years of experience in junior, secondary, A level, quantitative methods for finance, adult numeracy REFERENCES AVAILABLE Email: jhnhrk92@gmail.com Tel: 01629 823236

PETS QUIET, CARING HOMES needed for friendly, nervous cats. Tel. 08453 712754. Cats Protection League.

GROOM WITH A VIEW

Pamper your pooch Bathing, grooming & Clipping

Microchipping service available Fully qualified & insured

01629 55534 DO YOU HAVE A STRAY CAT PROBLEM? Do you need financial help to have your cat neutered/spayed? Do you need advice on the care of your cat? If so, contact Derby Branch of Cats Protection, 31 Wardwick, Derby, DE1 1HA, or tel. 01332 206956 or visit our website on www.derbydistrict.cats.org. uk or email enquiries@derbydistrictcp. org.uk

PUPPY TRAINING HH CLASSES HH From March 6th for six weeks. Course works towards KC Puppy Foundation Certificate. Venue Cromford Community Centre, Cromford.

BICYCLES

SUE’S MOBILE DOG GROOMING AND MICROCHIPPING SERVICES

IRONING SERVICES The Iron Lady

for your kind of riding

IN THE COMFORT OF YOUR OWN HOME

01433 651263 07840 345526 SHEFFIELD DOG RESCUE has many dogs, all healthy and vaccinated, looking for permanent homes. All ages and sizes, all cross breeds. 07748 620740. LOTS OF KITTENS, young and older cats all looking for loving permanent homes. We need your help. Please consider giving a cat a second chance. Visit w w w. c h e s t e r f i e l d rspca.org.uk or call in at RSPCA Animal Centre, Spital Lane, Chesterfield 01246 273358. ANGEL WINGS ANIMAL RESCUE is always looking for permanent, caring homes for cats www.angelwingsanimalresc ue.co.uk 07512 965665. WE ARE A CARING VOLUNTARY GROUP SET UP TO OFFER SANCTUARY TO CATS Adopting from us gives our cats a chance of a better life with a caring new owner. Our cats will be neutered vaccinated and wormed and treated for flea’s before being offered for adoption. If you can help please ring 01298 816200 or visit our website www.dovecatrescuesanctua ry.org.uk

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NOVELTY CAKES

18 BIKES, HOPE

NOVELTY/ BIRTHDAY/ WEDDING/ GLUTEN FREE made to order. Call Sally 07870 729119.

LOGS & COAL

LOGS FOR SALE SEASONED SPLIT FIREWOOD LOGS FREE DELIVERY 01629 810111 SEASONED HARDWOOD LOGS £70 for 11/2 bulk bags. Free delivery 07515 711323.

COAL & LOGS GOOD QUALITY HOUSE COAL – Lumps, cobbles, doubles or slack delivered in 1/2 ton – 2 ton loose loads

Tel: 07950 495727 / 01629 732122

Litton Logs Firewood supplies for this winter Ring Mark Otter on 07801 928927 www.littonlogs.co.uk

BUFF WYANDOTTE BANTON PULLETS exhibition stock. 01298 872198/07718 984790. OLD HENS FREE to a goodHARDWOOD home. 9 old (hybrid brown egg) hens who are 2 to 3 years old need another chance. If you can give them a good home call 0777 478 2154.

SEASONED LOGS

FISHING BAIT FRESH MAGGOTS ALWAYS ON SALE £2.60 per pint. Please ring 01629 760631 or 07703 065326.

HAY MEADOW HAY top quality. £3 per small bale. 07840 722468.

LIVESTOCK

BERKSHIRE WEANERS FOR SALE T: 07971 082379

IRONING AND LAUNDRY SERVICE Free Collection and Delivery 01629 706277

Bikes/Accessories/Demos/Repairs NVQ 3/Cytech trained mechanics • Hope tech shop Magura passion point • Shimano Service Centre

POULTRY

or SOFTWOOD

ENTERTAINMENT MAGICIAN – Children’s parties. Phone 01298 26745. ANN SUMMERS PARTIES Have the ultimate fab girls night in with lots of fun, laughter and so much more when you host an Ann Summers Party. To book your party contact Gretel on 07922 729789 or 01433 623351.

MOBILE HAIRDRESSER FULLY QUALIFIED MOBILE HAIRDRESSER experienced, affordable. Call Elizabeth 07707 451429 / 01433 631838. MOBILE GENTLEMANS and boys barber. Experienced and reliable, at a time and place to suit your busy life. Teresa 07974 960209.

FOR HIRE BOB-CAT, mini-digger, tractor and dump trailer and dumpers for hire with or without driver. 07966 210181/01298 687465.

FOR HIRE:

BRITISH ECONOMY

COAL All types of coal supplied

Keep Warm with CPP For prompt friendly service 01629 540793 07917 896878

Floor Sanders, Drills, Ladders, Cement Mixers, Heaters, Driers & Lots More

TOOL HIRE BAKEWELL Unit 2c, Station Road Ind. Est. Bakewell

Phone: 813472

WACKER PLATE. Ride on roller for hire. 07966 210181/01298 687465.

KITCHENS/ BEDROOMS PAINTWOOD LTD Painting kitchen/bedroom carcasses and/or doors, save 75% on having a new kitchen installed. No mess, fuss or hassle. 5 year guarantee. Phone Chris on 07984 070617.

Hardwood Logs Ltd

Piano Lessons

Experienced Teacher

TOP GEAR SCHOOL OF MOTORING

S PA N I S H FRENCH GERMAN TUITION

For more information ring Annette on 0784 035 1686 or email annette@dalestraining.me.uk

Congratulations on passing your driving test to Best wishes from

Available from a PGCE Qualified, registered teacher. Extensively experienced with adults and children of any age and level, KS2 – A Level Very competitive rates. Phone 01629 640671 or 07803 127337. Email: lindacmason@hotmail.com

Tel: Helen 01629 580567

ROCK, BLUES, JAZZ

THANK YOU

MATHEMATICS TUITION

…where you can depend upon quality products, excellent service & great value!

All ages welcome Beginners onwards

PIANO LESSONS

ALSO: Keyboard Recorder • Music Theory • Guitar Lessons

Kiln Dried Hardwood available for collection or delivery

BY EXPERIENCED AND PATIENT TEACHER BEGINNERS TO EXAMS

01629 259178 mob: 07854 446958 email: fionad@mail.com

PEAKE Christine Elizabeth formerly of Grindleford and Baslow, on 2 February, at home in Keynsham, Bristol, aged 91. Beloved wife of the late Harry John Peake; dear mother of Mary, Ruth, John and Tim; devoted grandmother and great-grandmother. Funeral to be held at St Helen's Church, Grindleford, Derbyshire, on Monday, 24 February, at 1200. Family flowers only.

TUITION TUITION IN MATHS AND PHYSICS by mature, friendly graduate. Many local references.

07525 241462 derbyshiretutors.co.uk

A LUXURY PURPOSE BUILT CATTERY IN WARDLOW, NR BAKEWELL •Underfloor heating. •All diets catered for. •Scratch poles, toys. •FAB (Feline Advisory Bureau) listed cattery. Wardlow, nr Bakewell •Home from home, plenty of TLC. •Own bedroom & own exercise area.

JILL MIDDLETON 01298 872444 Email: holidays@kool4cats.co.uk web: www.kool4cats.co.uk

Simon and Jackie Ludlam, Holly Grange Farm, Lea Moor, Lea, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 5RA

01629 534475 sales@hardwoodlogsltd.co.uk www.hardwoodlogsltd.co.uk OPENING HOURS: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm. Saturday 9am – 4:30pm. (November-March open Sunday 10am – 3pm) All major debit cards accepted. This project has been supported through the Rural Development Programme for England, which is jointly funded by DEFRA and the European Union.


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DOMESTIC CLEANING CARPET CLEANING and domestic cleaning. Competitive rates. Call Neil 07799 608691.

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Digital aerials and satellites fitted TV wall mounting Telephone Points CCTV supplied and fitted

LET US TAKE THE HASSLE OUT OF LETTING YOUR PROPERTY We are an experienced local family business offering Tenant Finding Services with or without Property Management to suit your needs. Please contact us for more information.

Various locations available within the National Park from 1st April 2014. Closing date for tenders is 12 noon Friday 28th Feb. For further details visit our website at www.peakdistrict.gov.uk or tel: 01629 816 212. Town and Country Planning (Development Management Procedure) (England) Order 2010 NOTICE UNDER ARTICLE 11 OF APPLICATION FOR PLANNING PERMISSION Proposed development at: Address: Pear Tree Cottage, Main Street, Calver, Derbyshire S32 3XR Take notice that application is being made by: Applicant name:

Mr N. Clayton

For planning permission to: Description of proposed development: Erection of stables Local planning Authority to whom the application is being submitted: Peak District National Park Authority

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Local Planning Authority address: Aldern House, Baslow Rd, Bakewell DE45 1AE Any owner of the land or tenant who wishes to make representations about this application, should write to the council within 21 days of the date of this notice. Signatory:

Mr M. Shirley (Oldfield Design)

Date (dd.mm.yyyy): 10.02.2014

COMPUTERS

D.B Home Computer Repairs Quality P.C. repairs throughout the Peak District IT Engineer since 1988

LIMESTONE, gritstone, sandstone, building stone supplied. Walling stone, top soil and aggregate supplied. 07966 210181/01298 687465. 2ND GRADE SAND for sale suitable for bedding, farm tracks etc 07966 210181/01298 687465. BUILDING STONE. Good quality gritstone and sandstone, 30 tons, £75 per ton ono. 01629 583612.

ROMAN BLINDS curtains, cushions and more. Please call Sue 01433 623225.

BUILDING SERVICES

BONSALL 2 bed detached cottage with combi-boiler, washing machine, DG. Parking. £475 pcm and bond. 01629 825461.

Tel: 01629 580712 Mobile: 07761 656702

DRYSTONE WALLING/ LANDSCAPING EXPERIENCED DRYSTONE WALLER and hard landscaping, also masonry work undertaken (incl Ecclesiastical). Garden maintenance jobs considered. 01629 733093/ 07824 367065.

SKIP LOADERS SKIP LOADERS, DUMPERS for hire. 07966 210181 or 01298 687465.

Email: darrenball@toucansurf.com

Peak Valley IT Clearing up your IT worries Having problems with your PC/Tablet? Setup, Email, Word, etc... Not sure how to get the best from it? Let me help you with your life online! Competitive rates

Give Jon a call on 07891 589267 - here to help quickly Computer Services Repairs and Upgrades If you rely on your computer for your business Call 121 IT for a complete support service Professional and friendly service providing: Desktop and Laptop Repairs Upgrades, Maintenance and Servicing Broadband and VoIP Telephony Services Business Continuity, Virus and Malware Solutions

CONCRETE PANELS CONCRETE PANELS supply and fitting service or supply only. For silage pits, retaining walls etc 07966 210181, 01298 687465.

SERVICES ALL SEWN UP Loose covers. J. Noble. Tel. 01629 582421. RECLAIMED MAPLE STRIP FLOORING fixing service available. 07743 699058. RECLAIMED OAK STRIP FLOORING fixing service available. 07743 699058. WOOD FLOORS sanding and sealing. 07743 699058.

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FAMILY HOMES TO RENT • TIDESWELL 2 bed cottage U/F ....£525 pcm • TIDESWELL 3 bed U/F ..................£565 pcm • CRESSBROOK MILL 3 bed U/F ...£695 pcm • WADSHELF 2 bed U/F..................£525 pcm • TIDESWELL 4 bed U/F ................£650 pcm • HATHERSAGE 2 bed U/F .............£575 pcm • MONYASH 3 bed + gardens........£650 pcm • CASTLETON 2 bed.......................£600 pcm • UPPER HULME 6 bed farmhouse ..£1,350 pcm • DARLEY DALE 2 bed U/F .............£500 pcm

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HOME VISITS 7 DAYS Repairs, Speed issues, Installs, Upgrades, Viruses, Internet, Wireless, Data Retrieval, Broadband, Servicing, etc.

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ROOMS TO LET 2 DOUBLE ROOMS in 3 bed house. Dimple Road, Matlock. £200/250 month. Contact Tom: 07463 213674.

Mains Gas Aga and C.H. Big garden, Ample parking

Rent £1250 pcm

WANTED TO RENT

01538 304580/07785 353633

SMALL WORKSHOP IN BAKEWELL AREA with 13 amp power supply for occasional D.I.Y. use for woodwork etc. Phone 01629 640923.

Field available + Barn with 3 integral stables, parking for up to 3 cars & Hay store.

PARWICH 2 bed stone cottage. Log burner in lounge, off-road parking. Suit young couple, no pets. £530 pcm. 01335 390360 / 07971 166158.

ELTON 2-3 BED COTTAGE

COMMERCIAL PROPERTY

DARLEY DALE Self Storage Containers 20ft X 8ft Secure

GCH, DG, patio & garden Bond required £520pcm

LONG OR SHORT TERM GOOD PARKING AND ACCESS MATLOCK AREA

01629 650439

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WIRKSWORTH to let unfurnished. Superb, modernised, two bedroom first and second floor flat in an historic building. Long lease preferred. No large pets. Rent £495 per month. Tel. 01629 584639 or 07746 455471. Large 1 bed ground floor apartment, furnished or unfurnished, stunning views on private estate, car parking, all bills included – £595pcm Rowsley, nr Bakewell 07912 548093 Wayne.mitchell60@gmail.com FARMHOUSE TO LET CHELMORTON 3 bedrooms, unfurnished. £650 pcm. 01298 85678 / 07720 894695. GRINDLEFORD 2 bedroomed flat to rent. Unfurnished, lounge, dining kitchen, bathroom. £550 pcm. 07970 912270. CASTLETON - Cottage, 2 bedrooms, lounge with wood burner, modern bathroom, kitchen, full GCH, small south facing garden, parking for 12 cars. No smokers, DHSS, small pet considered. Furnished or unfurnished. £600 pcm. 01298 871871 or 01433 621772.

Low cost computer repairs throughout the Peak District. Home visits or express takeaway-return service. Competitive rates to suit your budget. Virus removal, Connection / Internet / Wireless problems. Repairs, Re-installs, Upgrades, Data Recovery. We also supply new hard drives, memory, routers etc. 15 years’ experience, free friendly advice. Computers/Laptops securely recycled

Traditional and Modern Re-upholstery

Tel: 07909 920877 or 01629 630056 – 7 days

01629 732701

NORTHWOOD UPHOLSTERY Quality Hair fillings for antique chairs. COLLECTION AND DELIVERY SERVICE Many pattern books to choose from. Telephone Margaret

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e-mail :

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HEDGE AND FENCE SPECIALISTS free quotes 07783 638807.

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BUILDING/DIY

PLASTER CORNICE restored professionally. Call C. Flack 01629 57303.

SHEEP GRAZING LAND REQUIRED to rent within the Peak District. Please call David 07966 088460.

01298 872290 / 07565 857288

‘The Peak District’s Letting Agent!’

TENDER FOR REFRESHMENT TRADING CONCESSIONS

COMMERCIAL UNITS FOR LET Storage/workshops. Hope Valley. 1100ft2 upwards from £3.50 per ft2. Call Jon 07961 044782.

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Choose our full management option and we’ll find you a tenant for FREE! (T&C). Contact us for more details

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SPACE TO LET ON FLEXIBLE TERMS

WORKSHOPS / STORAGE / INDUSTRIAL UNITS Unit 3 - 1,715 sq. ft. £140 pw excl Workshop with mezzanine

Unit 4 - 1,190 sq. ft. £97 pw excl Multi-purpose storage/small production unit

Unit 8C - 2,246 sq. ft. Newly refurbished unit with RSD and office For further information and to view, please contact Helen Yates at Litton Properties Limited Tel: 01629 810822 Email: helen.yates@littonproperties.co.uk

STATION YARD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE BAKEWELL

UNITS TO LET Due to expansion by our existing client, Units 2a and 2b will become available on 1st April 2014. Each unit has approx. 1263 sq ft of floor space and Unit 2a has a mezzanine floor of approx. 1097 sq ft. Both units are currently being used for food preparation. These units can be rented individually or as one conjoined unit. To view, or for more information, please contact John Beauchamp at PSS Properties Ltd. Tel: 01433 630383 Mob: 07831 307888 Email: j.beauchamp@btinternet.com

HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION ITALY, AMALFI COAST Small, B&B in traffic-free mountain village above Positano. Ideal quiet retreat with modern conveniences and kitchen facilities. All rooms en-suite with panoramic sea views. Good walking base with regular local bus service. English speaking host. Airport transfers can be arranged. Tel: Penny Marrone 01954 210681 email: p e n ny. m a r r o n e @ btinternet.com. Photos and further information including prices: www. ninobb.moonfruit.com

DOMESTIC CLEARANCE HOUSE CLEARANCE Garages, sheds, also tools, pottery, silver and gold. Anything considered. Good prices paid. 07967 202357.

MAN AND VAN FOR HIRE MAN AND TRANSIT VAN for hire. Any size, any distance. No job to small. Free no obligation quote. Call Simon 07827 965356 for a fast friendly service. MAN AND TRANSIT VAN for hire. Any distance, any size, no job too small. Free quote. Call Geoff for fast service. 07967 202357.

FOR SALE 9 TON BAGS OF COBBLES all clean. Price negotiable. 07957 616265. BRENDERUP TRAILER T300 independent suspension. 49” x 38” box C/W cover and spare wheel, £150. 01629 640923. LOUDSPEAKERS unused. Amstrad 20” x 10” pair, £22; Elizabethan 14” x9” pair, £12; BT phone/fax/copier, new boxed £25; Binatone phone/ansaphone boxed, £12; Old Singer electric seqing machine, as new £25. 01246 569689 PM. LARGE COLLECTION OF BRIO/Brio compatible wooden train track and accessories, £75. No offers. Mordaunt short Hi Fi speakers. Model MS35Ti. Superb bass tone, £30;. 01629 258695. BOOKCASE/SHELVES 35” 42” 10”, £10; Bookcase/shelves 28” 60” 1 9 /2, £15; Desk consists of 2 sets of polished wood drawers each 14” x 29” x 261/2”, £19; Single bed with mattress, vgc, £20; Put u Up Z bed, single with mattress, £7; Double wardrobe, cream with gold trims, Jarman Platt with top box, £90; Single wardrobe with top box, Jarman Platt £75; Chest of drawers, Jarman Platt 301/2” x 251/2” x 19”, £25; Bedside cabinet Jarman Platt 15” x 27” x 13”, £6. 01629 813178. GEORGIAN OAK WALL HUNG CORNER CUPBOARD VGC £150; Oak bureau 1940s £45; Inset sink £20 have 3; Massage table £60; Wooden fire surround £25; Wooden double bed £20; 3/4 bed divan inc. mattress VGC £28; 6” enamel flu pipe, 1m, new, boxed £30. 01298 26122.

10 BRAND NEW REUSABLE CLOTH PATTERNED NAPPIES with nappy bag and flushable liners, bargain £30; 2 solid oak dining chairs in need of TLC £25ono, happy to email pictures. 07957 820046 Matlock. FRIDGE FREEZER Hotpoint minstral plus, white, 69cm w x 169cm h, exc. working order, good clean cond. but tray inside cracked £125ono; UPVC white front door, Kingsbury fan-light, 920mm x 2085mm, exc. cond. and full working order, also has brass central knocker, as on Screwfix website, as new £351.32, accept £175ono. 01629 636864. GIANT BUBBLE GUM MACHINE globe top, vends at 20p, good condition £50; Beswick Dachshund fireside dog, mint cond., 10.5” tall, black and tan gloss £90. 01629 760631. NEXT 3 SEATER SOFA extremely comfortable, beige fabric, removable cushion covers in good cond., £100ono, can be delivered; 295 Carlton red rustic bricks, new cond. due to over order on garden development, 215 x 100 x 65mm £60ono, can be delivered; Freesat box, Grundig HD satellite receiver, with remote control and power lead £30ono. 07970 900436 Eyam. JAYBE METAL FRAME LOFT BED with pull out bed and desk underneath, good cond., mattress worn £100ono, buyer to collect. 01433659894. SOFA BED futon double steel framed £20; Mirror, antique style frame with bevelled edged mirror o/a size 19” x 25” £10; Ikea ‘Kritter’ childrens table in blue £5; Scalextric type slot car racing, large set in box £15. 01629 640871. KLEIBER VAN TYRES, 205 x 55 x 15. Reinforced with 77.7mm. No repairs or damage, £60. 07971 200143. GT AGGRESSOR 3.0 MOUNTAIN BIKE front suspension, 24 gears, good cond. £60. 01629 735408. DOG CRATE 48” extra large version with a front gate, 124cm x 75cm x 86cm, used very little and in VGC £25. 01629 584313. FOOD PROCESSOR AND LIQUIDISER £20; Royal Doulton Lynne figurine, limited edition 1976 £50; Dralon single divan bed base made by Franklins of Sheffield £10; BHS boys size 10 black pinstripe blazer £7.50; Electric pendulum jigsaw £5; Black and Decker electric plunging router with accessories £20. 07970 790928 Matlock. PAPER TRIMMER made by Cathedral Products, 230 precision paper trimmer for cutting A5 size paper and will cut up to 10 sheets at one time, rotary cutting blade and cutting length is 230mm, only used once, exc. cond., as new. £10; DVD Gossip Girl, the complete fourth season £5. 07814 837329. KING SIZE PINE WOODEN BED BASE c/w fitted sprung slats and Jonelle mattress available, if required. Photos available. £145 ono. 01629 55292. TRADITIONAL REAL WOOD FLOOR LAMP with a mahogany finish and solid 13” diam. circular base, 70” high with inline switch and max. 100 wattage, pink shade included, lovely item £20. 01629 734292.


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CLASSIFIEDS... FOR SALE RECORD WOODWORKING VICE £15 ono. Brand new bean bag style lap tray, unwanted gift, £10 ono. Boxed 13” pizza stone with rack and cutter £6 ono. Habitat hand painted Italian orange coloured jug, marked number 5586, believed 1960’s £10 ono. Hand painted ‘Dorothy Anne’ crocus design jug H24cm £8 ono. Earthenware bowl with handle, believed Baslow pottery, H8.5cm, D21cm £10 ono. Caithness blue/white vase H12cm £5. Glass, 12 sided spaghetti jar, many uses £10 ono. Ceramic Maynards wine gum sweet jar/biscuit H18cm W11cm D11cm £6 ono. 01246 583971 after 4pm or weekends. CHUNKY PINE DOUBLE BED with memory foam mattress £200. 07934 849190. APPLE MAC I BOOK 4 LAPTOP with new battery. £150; Antique grandfather clock, 30 hour, oak case, painted enamel dial.house move forces sale. £750; Antique chinese cabinet 6’ high x 2.5’ wide. Rustic in design and ornately painted. £650. House move forces sale. 01433 63051 or 07771 911402. STONE HEARTH 57”W x 16”D x 2” thick in 3 pieces £125 ono; Glass fish tank with black lid and concealed light 36”W x 12”D x 14”H £50 ono. 07973 116915. DINING ROOM SUITE consisting of dining table 63” x 34” (£100), sideboard 65” x 17” (£125) and occasional/lamp table 22” square x 18”H (£20). Modern and in ex. cond. will sell separately or together. 2 x pine bedside cabinets with drawer & cupboard £35 the pair. Model railway “00” guage items. 33 named goods wagons, 12 coal wagons, 10 coaches (maroon) and a hornby hm4000 dual power controller £240 the lot. may sell items separately. 01298 23543 or 07933 171754.

TENT Lichfield Lantic 8. Only used once then got a caravan. £100; Little Tikes pink horse rocker, like new. £8; Little Tikes Country Kitchen £20; Solid pine cot with bear carved in both ends. Dropside and multi height. No mattress £45; Chicco Liteway Stroller in raspberry pink, hardly used. With new cosytoes and raincover £40; Mothercare baby back carrier with frame £10. 07796 416829 Matlock. MARSHALL VALVESTATE VS65R amplifier for guitar.Twin channel with reverb and footswitch. Hardly ever used condition as new. £60. 01629 812437. QUEEN ANNE HEADBOARD covered in beautiful pink/red toile de jouy fabric-5’ wide £25. Money to charity. 01298 871572. HANIMEX RONDETTE 400S SLIDE PROJECTOR In good working order £10. 01629 582230. HANDMADE WOODEN SINGLE CABIN BED with wardrobe, storage and drawers underneath, really lovely and solid, already dismantled £100. Wooden 1930s fire surround with oval mirror, £50. Traditional Dolls house with family and some furniture £25. Matlock. 07773 107998. PINE FRAMED RECTANGULAR MIRROR measuring 20” x 14” in ex. cond. £5. Pine roll top bread storage bin. Very attractive. £5. Dell Subwoofer Computer Dual Speaker System. In ex. cond. £15 ono. Ivory venetian blind measuring 3’W with 5’3”D. In beautiful condition. £5.Vintage Smith’s electric mantle clock in perfect working order. £15. 01629 760826. TRICITY MICROWAVE OVEN with grill, TMG209, basic microwave cooking, basic grilling, microwave /grill combination cooking, auto cooking, auto defrost, time delayed cooking, child lock. Almost new, used 3 times, cost £90, sell for £50. Reason for selling, had new fitted kitchen. 01629 650503.

MOSES BASKET and stand with nappy stacker, height chart, musical cot mobile, light shade, laundry bag and musical cuddlies all in unisex Bumble and Moo design (Mamas and Papas) £50 the set. Mamas and Papas Primo Viaggio SIP car seat and base unit in City Scape (Black denim) up to 13kg £50; Baby bath with shower attachment Mamas and Papas. £5; Smart Trike with parent handle, harness, and sun shade. £15; Apollo Honeybee 12” girls bike with stabilisers. 2-4 yrs. Like new £20; Britax Vigour 4 pram/pushchair/Travel system. Black. Rain covers, Luxury cosytoes and apron cover included. Removable wheels. Excellent like new cond. £200. 07887 677391 Matlock. PONSFORD 2 SEATER SOFA/BED in dark green fabric ex. cond. £110. 07801 729552 or 01629 584854. PINE SINGLE BED with mattress. Good cond. £25 ono. 01629 735585. 2 ‘CINTIQUE’ FIRESIDE CHAIRS wooden frames with sprung and removable, brown upholstered cushions. Good cond. £30 ono. Buyer to collect. 01629 584301. IKEA COT white, approximate size 4’ x 2’ (120cm x 60cm), with mattress, good cond. £20. 07855 089066. CALOR GAS HEATER as new and unused with full Calor gas bottle, cost £85, accept £35ono. 01629 583730. SINGER SEWING MACHINE white 7446 xl c/w carry bag brand new brought as a present never been used paid £230 will accept £180. 30 large bags of sticks for £150 or 3 large bags sticks for £18. 10 large bags logs £50. Sony video recorder silver in ex. cond. plays videos & will record from TV £25. 4 Mahogany dining chairs in pink draylon does require recovering paid £450 will accept £250. 01629 812945. BATHROOM SUITE in cream colour includes bath with gold colour taps and spray handset, pedestal wash basin and close coupled toilet.All in good clean cond. £85; Buyer to collect from Matlock. 01629 593659.

Peak Advertiser Office: (01629) 812159 SINGLE BED beech effect frame, good cond. hardly used. Can include mattress if required. £45 ono. 01629 826512. MIZUNO CLK FLI HI 20 DEGREE RESCUE CLUB Regular flex and in super condition complete with head cover £20. 01629 583258. DRAPER 37” WOODTURNING LATHE - 240 volt model wtl12a includes drive center and revolving center. £35.Tooltech router table £25. 01629 823947. BEKO ELECTRIC COOKER WITH 4 RINGSAND GRILL Ex. cond. house move forces sale £65 ono. 28”TV Freeview built in excellent working order, together with old type 21” TV £30 the pair. House move forces sale. 07714 402978 or 07713 959963. MOBILITY WALKER 3 wheeled, brakes, basket, foldable for transport, VGC £65; Mobility rollator, 4 wheeled, brakes, seat with basket under, foldable for transport, new cond. £70; Cast iron drainpipe x 2 x 6’ lengths £20. 07970 986066.

OAK VENEER EXTENDABLE TABLE with 4 chairs, exc. cond. £100; Girls cream day bed, no mattress £25; Single metal frame bed with mattress £35, both above in good cond. 01629 582282. PINE DOUBLE BED FRAME VGC, solid bed £75. 01629 733202. SHED PENT 3yrs old,VGC with barers, 8’ x 6’, needs new felt £225ono; Flymo Hover compact, still in box, used once £50. 01629 814153. HILL BILLY ELECTRIC GOLF TROLLEY with charger and battery £70. 07725 987063. ELECTRIC LOG SPLITTER new, still in packaging, RRP £230, accept £185ono. 01629 812482. GABOR BOOTS knee length, size 4, dark brown, 2 buckles at side, as new, cost £120, accept £45; Dalvey travel clock, folds into leather ‘wallet’, quartz alarm movement, as new, boxed, cost £97, accept £35; Freeview receiver, Sony VTX D800 with remote control, stand and instruction manual, boxed £25. 01629 732804.

FOR SALE IFOR WILLIAMS Twin Axle 3.5 Ton Trailer with sides & ramps. 10’ long x 6’6” wide in good condition.

£1,675

(NO VAT)

07950 495727 LADY MANNERS SCHOOL 6TH FORM BOYS 38” BLAZER with blue braid and badge. Brand new. £40; Camera messenger bag - padded. Brand new with label. National Geographic NG2346. £45 ono. Banjo - five string Countryman with resonator.Vgc with Stagg Banjo picks. £65 ono. 07729 390626 or 01433 630429 evenings.

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SHOP RIDER DISABLED SCOOTER with charger, no batteries, VGC £350; Electric wheelchair, patient or carer controlled with charger, no batteries, VGC £150. 01629 812482. FERPLAST INDOOR RABBIT GUINEA PIG CAGE VGC, 116cm long, 54cm wide, 53cm high £35; Mens Bonfire board / ski jacket, VGC, green and cream, size med/large £30. 01629 636662. KING SIZE PALE PINE FUTON BASE no mattress, good cond. £25ono, pick up only. 01298 872408. DRESSING TABLE light oak colour, 5’ long, 28” high, 18” deep, exc. cond. £45; Brass standard lamp with shade £15; Antique wooden magazine rack £12; Bedside lamp with shade £3, many other things as well. 01629 814374. METAL FRAMED HIGH BED with lila futon underneath that turns into a double bed £90ono; Girls bike, suit ages 812 approx. £30ono. 01629 636080. VICTORIAN CAST IRON WEIGHING SCALES black with white enamel dish £15ono; 2 battered brass buckets, h 8”, w 8”, cast iron handles, ideal plant hangers £15 each; Antique cast iron bed head, ornate design, brass knobs, suit king size or double bed, very pretty, w 54”, h 40” £60ono. 01629 810188. BURGUNDY LEATHER SUITE comprising 3 seat sofa and 2 seat sofa (both recliners), together with storage foot stool £300. 01298 70441. CIRCULATION FOOTAND LEG MASSAGER exc. working order £40ono; Recliner chair, manual, VGC £30ono. 01629 810210. HAND CARVED STANTON STONE FIREPLACE with inset, black gas fire with beige marble back and hearth; l 57”, h 43”, d 6”, hearth size w 18”, l 63”, cost £995, sell at £395, exc. cond., must be seen, buyer removes; Next rug, teal and cream, w 78”, l 115”, exc. cond., cost £300, sell at £60. 01629 813781. MOTORHOME MAGAZINES 2011-2013, 13 copies in all, VGC £10ovno; Tomy Disney Winnie the Pooh voice activated light show £10ono. 01629 580293. BAMBOO 4 SHELF DISPLAY UNIT very attractive and in exc. cond., shelves suitable for small TV and music system etc. £45ono. 07711 457813 Baslow. FIRST EDITION HARDBACK NOVELS £2 each; Paperback novels 30p each, hundreds of titles. 01629 580892.

TOSHIBA SATELLITE LAPTOP spares or repair, 15.6” screen OK, good charger, starts but doesn’t boot up, possible drive fault, phone for limited info. £30ono. 01629 583546. HI TEC TRAIL WALKING BOOTS size 10, brown suede with grey fabric inserts and black linings, traction support soles, brand new, never worn £30. 01629 822791. 4 USED RAVA ENDUROTYRES on wheels, 215/70 R16 £10 each. 01629 814964. SEGA MEGADRIVE GAMES all nicely boxed, PGA Tour Golf 2, Stargate, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Theme Park, all 4 for £10. 01629 582665. 2 SEATER BROWN LEATHER SOFA VGC, ideal for smaller room £95, inc. free matching chair. 01629 732844. SHOWER OR BATH GLASS SIDE PANEL 30” x 55” x 6mm thick, with wall fittings £50ono; Mahogany inlaid open bedroom chair with arms, c. 1905 £30ono; Conservatory electric mobile air cooler, grey cooler £20ono. 01629 760086. TAILOR MADE INSULATED WINDSCREEN COVER to fit Fiat motorhome, not used, cost £154 new, accept £100ono. 01298 25537. 6 SPINDLE BACK DARK WOOD CHAIRS one needs spindle repair £10ono each; Hotpoint larder fridge £30ono. 07710 529623. CHILD BIKE SEAT rear child carrier £15. 01629 258695. BABY JOGGER TWIN BUGGY used but still plenty of use left in it £70; Ikea highchair £8; Plastic pink rocker for outdoor use £5. 01298 27167. VAUXHALL ASTRA (2010) alloys and nearly new tyres. 105 stud pattern. 225 x 45 x 18. Cost £795 new, £375. 07792 262798. GARAGE DOORS pair, wooden, 198 x 105cm each, good cond. with hinges, deadlock and bolts £50. 01629 640065. ELECTRIC FIRE contemporary design by Creative Fires, Porta model, hearth or wall mounted, silver on black, cost £400, will accept £150ono. 01629 258203. 5 FULL BRAILSFORD FIRE LOGS and several shorter pieces, plus sand and fluff £10; Fire fittings also availiable; Large rectangular carpet little used, traditional colours, wool, good quality and in good cond. £40. 01629 823062. MOUNTAIN BIKE Diamond Back Traverse, mens/boys 21 speed in blue/black £40 01629 734659. TYRES 175 80 14 on VW, Skoda or Seat steel wheels, 5 studs, 100mm PCD with Dunlop/Barum tyres, tread about 6mm on 2 and 5mm on one and 3.5 on the 4th £80 for set; Pioneer car radio CD with removable front, Euro connector and instructions, as new £40; Headlamps for Mazda 6 (2002-07), front headlamp units complete for both sides, if you have zenon headlamps, standard on Sport, it may be cheaper to replace with these than repair them £60 for both; Snow tyre 205/55/R16, Vredestein Snowtrac mud and snow, tread 4mm £20; Junior golf set, Slazenger, age 4-6, inc. bag, as new £20. 01298 871059.

TRI WALKER like a zimma frame with three wheels and a bag, it has loop brakes and a blue painted finish, also includes bag, in good cond. £20ono. 07796 513520. GIRLS PINK BIKE Ridgeback, 16” wheels, suit age 4-8, VGC £30; Ikea black leather and beech frame chair, very comfy, good cond. £25; Child’s game chest, red and yellow plastic, blackboard top, large £5; Large selection of pristine Sylvanian Families toys, half price ono, some still boxed; Antique brass warming pans £25. 01629 815219. LOVELY TWO SEATER DFS SOFA in purple chenille measures approx. 7’ long including arms. Two years old but hardly used as it sits in my bedroom. pictures on request £250. 01629 820209. ROSSMORE CHERRY WOOD COLOURED CORNER TV UNIT exc. cond. £50. 01629 55980. GENTS NAVY BLAZER BY MAGEE chest 48” reg. plus ‘Magee’ charcoal trousers, waist 42” leg 30.5” £75; Gents brown tweed suit with pleated shooting style back by John Brocklehurst, chest 46”, waist 38”, leg 30.5” £75. 01629 734639. BUSH FRIDGE FREEZER silver, medium size, 12mths old, excellent as new cond. £100ono; White Beko washing machine, 6kg load, 3mths old, excellent as new cond. £100ono, can deliver. 01629 258053. SHARP FROST FREE FRIDGE FREEZER white, 1.85m tall, 369 litre capacity ,energy class a+, LED lighting, plasmacluster ion system, under transferable warranty until 23/08/2017 £225. 01298 872305. CHERISHED REGISTRATION N1 GWN reads as Gwen £850ono. 01629 813508. AKITA MIAMI waterproof motorcycle boots size 6 worn once. £30 ono. Doc Martens boots with steel toecaps. Brand new size 6. £15 ono. Bench grinder 1/2 hp motor; 6” twin wheel. Used once. £30 ono. 01298 214193. PARAMO JACKET dk green, size XXL £50. 01629 823388. GIRLS BICYCLE Magna, 12” wheels, pink and purple with stabilisers, suit 3-5yrs £25; Girls bicycle Magna, 16” wheels, purple, suit 5-7yrs £40. 07866 282586. 2 BAR HEAVY DUTY ROOF BARS for Citroen Belingo van, fixings included, bought from Halfords for £90, good cond. £40. 01433 630294. TRADITIONAL REAL WOOD FLOOR LAMP with mahogany finish and solid 13” dia. circular base, 70” h with inline switch and max. 100 wattage, pink shade inc., lovely item £20. 01629 734292. PINE WARDROBE £60 ono Good cond. one of hinges loose, but easily repaired. 34”W 21”D 72”T unable to dismantle. 2 Doors and homemade shelf. Desperate to get rid, so sensible offers welcomed! Must collect from Tideswell, contact Roz on 07801 833830 for more info. INDESIT 1000 WASHING MACHINE £30; Table Top Fridge, Haier 20” x 20” x 20” £10; Microwave Sainsbury Basic & Toaster (as new) £10. 01246 568977.

TWO 100% WOOL RUGS Extra deep pile Aubusson Chinese fringed rug in green & pink, 63” x 30” excl fringe £45. Super Keshan fringed runner, traditional Persian design in cranberry & navy, 107”x 27” excl fringe £85. Both in ex. cond. Cast & wrought iron Spanish style fire grate with decorative dogs £50. Photos of all items from richard@hillsett.co.uk. 01433 631466. ANTIQUE OAK COURT CUPBOARD VGC, all original inc. cupboard keys £200, buyer collects. 01433 631834. PENKNIFES 2 one in the form of a fish £9, the other is oblong with a Guinness motif on one side & on the reverse is the harp logo £8, or £15 for both. Paper/letter knife stainless steel logo of A&H DAVEY(roadways) ltd, on the handle £8. Electric lights 2 one outdoor the other a table lamp globe shape with a red base £3 each or £5 for both. Brass trivit & teapot plus small cauldron £5. Fire screen native American chiefs head wearing full war bonnet £5. 07963 102633. QUEEN SIZE BED Low level slatted plain wooden base. Mattress spotless and in vgc. £50. Matlock. Sue 07941 580593. CREAM 3 SEATER LEATHER SOFA with matching pouffe £140 ono buyer collects Darley Dale. 4 drawer wood effect sideboard £40. 01629 733625 or 07920 094148. DOG CRATE 48” extra large version with a front gate. Size 124cm x 75cm x 86cm. Used very little and in vgc. £25. 07770 992317. MULBERRY WILLOW OVERSIZED GREY CLUTCH BAG comes complete with dust bag and car cards, used a few times over xmas but its a little too big for me. Mulberry small Bayswater in black never used, unwanted present complete with dust bag and care card and a long shoulder strap which is detachable. Text for prices, deal on both bought at same time. 07826 516797. CAST IRON FIREPLACE £75 ono. Oak beam 3' x 8”x 6” £20. Hand washbasin 14” x 15” £15. Steel toe cap boots new size £8. 01629 824119/07930 311832. BRAND NEW - WALKING BOOK “AA book of Britain's Walks”, hardback full colour maps and photos £10 (RRP £30). Pool/snooker cue, brand new £10. Waterproof ladies walking coat, Phoenix size 12 £8. Ladies trench coat, beige size 12 £5. Swan Chromalin RetroTea Set, unused ex. cond. 5 pieces plus tray £20. 01433 631605 or 07733 101494. SONY MICROWAVE £30; Small fridge (no freezer) as new 19 x 19 x 32cms max £50; Beko upright fridge/freezer (as new) £120. 01298 85084. SYLVANIAN FAMILIES grand hotel & wedding chapel with accessories. £40. Collection Tideswell, welcome to view, used condition. 07894 120192. POULTRY HOUSE New and purpose built, 6-8 birds. Please ring for details. 01629 823728. CANON PG-40 BLACK INK CARTRIDGES X4 £40. 01629 55059.


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CLASSIFIEDS... FOR SALE MILITARY STATUETTE COLLECTION Pewter and silvered, inclds Royal Hampshire by R.Hardy, and English Miniatures. 20 x WWII, 2 x 1990s, 9 x 18/19 cent. £150 the lot. 077 8023 9781. Matlock.

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Call Mick on 07964 447054 4 X 14” STEEL WHEELS, £30 ono; 2 Hancook 185 x 60 x 15 winter tyres, £50. 07773 266636. PEPPA PIG SETVGC, includes all Peppa Pig family, Miss Rabbit and baby rabbit, train driven by Granddad with 2 wagons and playground £15; Mothercare moses basket in pink, perfect cond. £35 with free wooden basket, stand and hanging toys; Mothercare baby bath £5; Cot mobile with soft and colourful animals angled at baby’s direct line of vision, 3 beautiful tunes, detachable electronic pushbutton music box for long term use £15; Cot mobile with dangling rabbits £10. 01629 820176. BLACK SCHOOLING RIDING BOOTS hardly worn, size 5 £9; Fila football boots, size 4 £3; Sturdy black plastic toolbox with removable tool tray, can be padlocked, 24cm x 24cm x 50cm £8; Geomex magnetic world, colour 20 £3.50; Geomex magnetic world, Just Pink 42 £4.50; Extra large bottle of Hama beads and 15 templates, various shapes £14. 01629 813011. OLD PINE WELSH DRESSER ht 33 + 45” (78”), width 36”, depth 18” £100ono; 2 pine three shelf bookcase, ht 48”, width 36”, depth 12” £40ono, both in VGC, buyer collects. 01629 636327. SONY MICROWAVE £30; Small fridge, no freezer, as new 19cm x 19cm x 32cms max. £50. Beko upright fridge/freezer (as new). £120. 01298 85084. 2 CONTINENTAL TYRES 215 x 55 x R17, 4/5000 miles (approx) remaining wear £45 the pair. 01629 640640. BOSCH GWS 7-115 ANGLE GRINDER good cond. £25ono; Angelica Fossilstone tubular headboard to fit double bed, beige / metallic colour in VGC £30ono; Projection screen, 60” wide, 60” drop, professional floor standing model in good cond. £20ono. 07854 634298 Wirksworth. APPLE IMAC 24 INCH 2.16GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 3GB RAM, inc.Apple keyboard and Mighty Mouse, inc.Adobe CS6, Microsoft Office 2011, Apple iLife / iWork software £350ono.Apple MacBook 13”, 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2GB RAM, brand new replacement battery. Includes Adobe CS6 Master Collection, Microsoft Office 2011,Apple iLife/iWork software. £200 ono. 07595 711431 (Matlock Bath). 44 INCH PHILLIPS FLAT SCREEN TV works through computer OK as original set box not working, offers. 07703 909474. HIGH SLEEPER BED WITH LADDER mattress not inc. but standard mattress fits, cost over £200 one year ago, will dismantle and deliver if required, can email PDF with assembly instructions, shelves below and desk on opposite side, h 181cm x w 95cm x l 201cm £100ono; Sergei Meerkat, brand new in presentation box, complete with certificate of authentication, collect from Matlock (Asker Lane area), can post for £2 if required £20ono. 07747 627440 Matlock.

SOLID CHERRY OAK SQUARE COFFEE TABLE with 2 large storage drawers, exc. cond. and very traditional £80; Laura Ashley tall unit, glass front but large two drawer cabinet underneath, solid wood, cost over £1,300 new, accept £100.00; Solid wood bevelled fire surround, mahogany colour, very unusual £80. 07795 332140 Froggatt area. DVD SONY HOME THEATRE SYSTEM DVD MP3 DAVTZ 140 brand new, never been out of the box, unwanted present, cost £120, sell at £85. 01629 823025. ALKO SAFETY CARAVAN HITCH LOCK red, TYP1 £15; Suck-it-&-see pyramid universal towing mirrors x 2, 1 convex and 1 flat, with storage bags £12; Caravan flexible hose, grey, 28mm x 3m £2; Focus 550mm precision hand mitre saw £9. 01629 823581. PHILIPS AVENT MICROWAVE STERILISER £10; Shade a babe buggy sun visor cover, UPF50 £10; Bright Starts baby play gym, from birth, exc. cond. £15; Vtech First Steps baby walker, pink, no phone £5. 01629 580016. BCE 5 FOOT SNOOKER TABLE folds upright for storage, scuff on playing surface, otherwise good cond., cost £145, accept £25ono. 01629 814579. VICTORIAN DOUBLE WARDROBE IN MAHOGANY with drawer underneath, central door and mirror, splits into 3 for easy removal, VG.C £50, buyer collects 01298 83511. ANTIQUE PINE DINING TABLE AND MATCHING SIX CHAIRS handmade in Sheffield using quality distressed pine with a heavy thickset table top in exc. cond., with cutlery draw £140ono; Antique pine plate rack, exc. cond. £40ono; Antique reclaimed pine mirrors, choice of 2 £20 each or £30 pair. 01433. 639199. BOSCH AVANTIXX 6 WASHING MACHINE in white, only 2yrs old and used once a week £125ono. 01629 735800. AQUATEC ELAN BATH LIFT with recent battery and charger £85; Dark wood venetian blind, VGC, w 1120mm, d 1140mm, as new with fittings £20; 3 tier concertina clothes airer / dryer, VGC £5. 01629 824507.

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01773 826698 ARIGHI BIANCHI LYDIA 2 SEATER POWER RECLINER colour urban / cognac, had it less than a year, moving and no space for it, great cond., bargain at £500; Wii games, Skylanders spyros adventure and giants with wireless portal and figurines £30; U draw £10; DJ Hero £7; Western Heroes £3; Tassimo, hardly used, no box £20. 07783 695975. QUEEN SIZE BED low level slatted plain wooden base, mattress spotless and in VGC £50. 07941 580593 Matlock. NIKE VR PRO 3 wood (strong +3) 13° with £150 upgrade Matrix HD Radix6 X-flex shaft, £60. 01246 768019, 07971 200143. APPLE IPAD WHITE KEYBOARD DOCK. This is for the first generation iPad the one with the wide socket. It’s never been opened so still boxed and shrink wrapped, £20. 07792 262798. SOLID MEDIUM OAK COFFEE TABLE VGC, 42” l x 20” w x 16” h £35. 01629 583675. 2 LIVERPOOL ROAD SMALL PLATES depicting Suffork and Sussex individually £5 each. 01433 651462.

PANASONIC STEREO MUSIC SYSTEM turntable, amplifier, FM/AM tuner, double cassette deck and 2 speakers, good cond., instructions and technical spec. inc., collection only £50; Bedroom furniture, G-Plan, padded, dusty pink, double bed headboard (144cm), 2 matching bedside tables (50 cm w), 2 matching 3 drawer chest of drawers (50cm w) and a dressing table with 3 mirrors and 2 sets of drawers, teak, VGC, hardly used, collection only £300. 01629 733559. VINTAGE COLLECTION OF TAPAND DIES Whitworth and BSF, also drill parts in 5 wooden boxes some surface rust, OFFERS. 01629 650494. IKEA BEECH VENEER WARDROBE 1m wide, 370mm deep, 2mtr 370mm tall £10, can deliver at additional cost. 01629 636391.

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FRIDGE FREEZER new in 2012, cost £259, under warranty until March 2015, upright LEC model T5039W/B, 90 l fridge, 45 l freezer £100ono. 01629 56362. HOTPOINT under worktop fridge, vgc, £25. 01246 415491 or 07769 575135. 2 KIDS TREK MT60 20 INCH BIKES 1 x boys, 1 x girls, suitable for age 6-10, bought new from Stanley Fearns, fully adj. to fit child as he/she grows (seat, handlebars and crank), serviced regularly, good cond. £100 each or £180 for pair. 01629 636209. DELONGHI ELECTRIC free standing oil filled radiator, £15. 07934 849190. RALEIGH MX16 BOYS BIKE in good condition 4-7year old 16” single gear front suspension £30. 4x4 sparewheel mounted 3 cycle carrier £15. Thule 3 cycle tow ball mounting bike carrier £110. Please call or message to 07790 676177 Longstone. COT BED - California by Kidsmill solid pine cot with 3 base positions. Converts to junior bed. For 0-4 years. vgc. £ 80. Smoke and pet free home. 01433 659071. FLAT SCREEN 32” LCD PLASMA TV Vgc. LG model 32LC2R. Silver surround and stand. Bargain £100. 01629 823610 PANASONIC UPRIGHT VACUUM CLEANER no longer needed £18 incl spare bags. Braun multipractic food processor, brand new never been out of the box, unwanted gift £40. 01433 639964. CARAVAN ACCESSORIES Levelling Ramps £10. Towing Mirrors. £8. Bulldog Wheel Clamp. £25. Hitch Lock. £12. Electric Hook-up Cable. £15. Stabiliser. £15. Nose weight Scales. £5. 7 KG Gas Bottle, Empty. £5. Adjustable Towing Drop Plate. £25. Roof Bars to fit Mk 4 Fiesta. £25. 01433 631305/07799 143251. 71 ITEMS OF ROYAL ALBERT OLD COUNTRY ROSES 21 items ofAlbany bone china, 40 items of Denby (greenwheat), 21 items of Rosina china, and a Japanese geisha tea set 15 items.A wide variety of pieces, 168 items in total, all in pristine condition. Will sell as a job lot for dealers (£250) or will give prices for individual items on request. Rare commemorative Limited edition Silver Jubilee loving cup, number 981 of 1000. Accept £100. 01629 733288 for details. STANNAH STAIR LIFT SL400 Rises 13 stairs, fixes on right hand side. Vgc. £200. Sherbourne comfi-sit, dual motor electric recliner chair. Lift and rise facility and sleeping position. Vgc, £175 ono; Single electric all position bed with mattress. £100 ono; Phillips hostess trolley (HL 6100) dark brown. £50 ono; Freedom worldwide mobility wheelchair. Metallic blue. Vgc £70 ono. Sky plus box £10. 01335 390282. GATE LEG DARK OAK TABLE and four chairs, £50 can email pictures. 07505 135493.

BRAZILIA G PLAN 4-seater sofa (7’ long). Best quality sand leather, plus chair. Cost £3000, bargain at £400 ono. In ex. cond. For sale due to down sizing. 01246 415491 or 07769 575135. WINTER TYRES 2 x Champiro Winterpro brand. 185 55R 15, hardly used with 8mm tread depth, suitable for Honda Jazz or similar small car, doesn’t fit our new car, cost £120, accept £75ono. 01433 631135. DE LONGHI PORTABLE GAS HEATER 3 heat settings, fair cond.. except for some marks on one side, bottle almost empty - £20. Metpost 100mm (4’’) bolt down fence post mountings - 6 of them for just £10. Large quantity (over 2700) 6mm x 25 mm BZP pozidrive pan head machine screws - £10. 2 buildersAcrow props, extend from about 3’6’’ to 5’6’’ - £10 the pair. Pair of Trident 30cm wall lights, frosted glass, brand new in box, cost £30 - only £10. 07779 277701. Buxton area. GOLF SHOES brand new and never worn!! still in original box with tags, Adidas Adipure Z-Wd mens golf shoes size Uk 7.5 white/grey leather & suede (waterproof) rrp £140 absolute bargain £50. Brand new and never worn, still in original box with tags never worn!! Adidas Adicross Wd spikeless mens golf shoe size UK 7.5 brown leather absolute bargain only £40. please call 07938 242368. DINING SUITE olde tudor dark oak, comprising oval gate leg table, 4 wheel back chairs with cushions, dutch dresser, 37” wide, corner unit with lower cupboard and upper diamond leaded door, also matching 3 light ceiling fitment, good cond. £250 the lot. 01629 732534. SEDGEWICK THICKNESS/ PLANER 300mm bed (3 phase) £1200; Sedgewick table saw 390mm blade (3 phase) £1300; Sedgewick morticer (3 phase) £400; Dewalt radial arm saw (3 phase) £375. Band saw 240v £350. All ono. 07831 122629. TOP QUALITY LEATHER 3 PIECE SUITE good condition, dark green, 2 armchairs and 3 seater sofa. Bargain at £300. 01629 56140. 6 HEAVY DUTY overhead door closers by Union. Top quality, used for 1 week only. Alloy workings with gold cover and arm. Cost £40 each, accept £10 each. 01246 768019 or 07971 200143. FREE TO COLLECT 7 Fluorescent tubes. Up to 240cm. All working. 2 Firestone town & country winter tyres. Tubeless. 135 SR 12, 65Q. 01629 733559. MINI COOPER Genuine fitted protective car boot liner, vgc, £65; Farmhouse table, handmade from reclaimed antique pine, 4-6 seater, l 4’ x w 2’ 6” x h 2’ 6” £200. 01629 814450 ENTIRE SET OF DOCTOR WHO FIGURES Also Rose, Mickey, Daleks and K-9, Time Lord Dalek Prison and yellow lift used in the Satan Pit. Can be sold as a job lot or as separates. Shed load of lego. Can be sold as job lot or in batches. Any fair offer considered depending on amount of lego required. Tshirts, boys, age 8 - 10. John Rocha, Schott, Nike, H&M, George, TU. £2 for designer label, £1 for the others. Stainless carving knife, still in box. £5. Please call 01629 593643 (Lisa). LOUIS VUITTON N42240 handbag and matching purse. Both original and in excellent condition. No tears, stains or damage to exterior or interior. Reluctant to sell, £400 ono. 07792 668062. LEATHER MOTORCYCLE JACKET LEMANS Campri Sport, genuinely as new, size 42ins/107cm, £49. 0797 999 4740. Matlock. YORK MULTI GYM excll cond, full instructions, cost £395, £85. Matlock. 07583 02975. Z BED WITH MATTRESS £10 ono. 01433 630186. LITTLE TIKES 4 IN 1 TRIKE with 4 different stages, footrest to pedals and parent pole, to going it alone, with 5 point safety harness, sun canopy, drinks holder and storage bucket, suitable from 9mths old. Excll cond, well looked after, wheels have normal wear and tear as you would expect. £25. Gt Longstone 07742 043345.

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THE CROODS DVD, used once, cost £10, will accept £5. 01433 631298. PHILIPS HOSTESS HEATED TROLLEY with glass dishes, excll cond, £25. 01629 823751. SINGLE DIVAN AND MATTRESS one year old, little used, excll clean cond, £50; Single divans with mattresses, clean, VGC, little used, £30 each; Three seater settee cream/biscuit/ latte colour. soft fabric 36dx87lx32h £200; Two seater settee cream/biscuit/latte colour. soft fabric.36d x79l x32h £175. Can send photos. Both excll cond, no marks or sagging, pet free, smoke free house. 01246 583564. Baslow. TWO VREDESTEIN SNOWTRAC TYRES size 195 x 50 x 15, £45 ono. 01433 631093 / 07980 946304. 3 PIECE SUITE in dark brown leather comprising 2 seater settee and 2 armchairs. All recline (settee manually and chairs electrically) and are in good working order. £120 ono. Samsung 32” LED HD slim-line TV, 3 years old and in ex. cond. £100 ono. 07557 764633. Cromford.

Derbyshire Needlewoman CLEARANCE SALE!!! Fabrics, haberdashery, kits, craft books, large clearance, bric-a-brac, books etc. Open Wednesday-Saturday 10-4pm 49 High Street, Buxton Tel: 01298 24771

BELFAST SINK £100; Pine Table 59 x 33in, legs antique pine colour, top professionally sanded ready to paint, varnish etc, £100; Table with singer sewing machine, treadle base and chunky pine top, needs sanding, £150; Miele full size dishwasher, white, front sprayed silver but should be easy enough to remove, £100; Lindam tall dog gate, £15; Triple arch top screen covered in terracotta colour fabric £60. 01433 623633. SMALL PINE SET OF DRAWERS H34in, D18in, L34in, £200; Blackberry curve phone, still boxed, £60 ono; Zhu Zhu puppy bowow buggy and Zhu Zhu puppy Sabrina, still boxed, £5; Pram, large wheels ideal for fields and tracks £20. 01629 636083.

CANON PG-40 Black ink cartridges x2 £15. 01629 55059. DUCKERS PINE HIGH BED and mattress, gd cond, £125; Small light wood effect desk, 2 drawers (100cmx50cm) and chair, suit childs room, £25. 01433 651213. 2 IN 1 SNOOKER OR POOL TABLE. 25in x 38in age 4+ £20; Boys bike with stabilisers and helmet age 3+ £20; Golf bag and irons age 6+ £25; Hungry Hippos Game £5; Teksta dog £30; Operation £5. 01629 580712. MAGAZINE RACK white shabby chic £5; Towel rail white shabby chic, £15; Ladies Wrangler jeans, size 28 waist, 34 leg, £15; Can email or MMS pictures. 07531 963394 / Matlock 01629 760805. GIRLS BICYCLE magna 12in wheels with stabilizers, pink and purple, cost £25, suit 45 yrs; Girls bicycle magna 16in wheels purple, cost £40, suit 5-7 yrs. 07866 282583. 2 RECTANGULAR LAMP SHADES burgundy colour, shot-silk-like material, stylish, attractive and spacesaving shape, unusual and difficult to find, 33cm x 22cm, tapering to 28cm x 16.5cm, 22cm high. Brand new, still wrapped. One very slightly damaged in one corner at the back. £19.50 for the pair. 079 5635 2487. Matlock. LE CREUSET FONDUE SET unused, as new, green finish, less than half price £45. 01629 55292. SAMSUNG ECOBUBBLE WASHER WF1804WPN2. 8 KG capacity, nearly new, used only 7 mths. 3.5 yrs remaining on warranty, must sell as moving to home with washer already installed. A*** energy rating, 14 wash programs and EcoBubble technology £199 firm. 01298 872305 Tideswell. WINTER TYRES 185 x 65 R15 Continentals Conti Winter Contact TS830, excellent quality, used two seasons, 6+mm tread, £50; Snooker or pool table, excll cond, folds up vertically on own stand out of way. 70cm x 140cm with all cues and equipment. Made by BCE, £30; Dog basket, oval, size 55cm x 45cm black soft material, washable, £10; Puppy Training pads, box of 70+, £8. Airwalk skateboard, VGC, little used, £15. Matlock 01629 55189.

BEDROOM CURTAINS and matching single bed linen, Dunhelm Red Louisa design. Curtains 54in drop x 64in wide, single quilt, 2 x pillowcases and matching quilted throw, all for £50 which is half the current retail price; Thick warm lined bedroom curtains, cream with self pattern in darker cream, 54in drop x 64in wide, £30. Matlock 07749 494375. CANE TWO SEATER SETTEE armchair and coffee table excll cond, £199. Winster. 01629 650319 / 01629 650353. DVD PLAYER VHS recorder gd cond, £25 the pair or will separate. Instruction books for both. 01629 73309. Darley Dale. ARGOS AUCKLAND RANGE 2 double pine wardrobes 1 x 4 drawer chest and 1 bedside unit, chocolate colour, few scuffs and scratches, ideal for spare room, £100 the lot. Collect from Matlock. 01629 760976. DESK Right hand curved, beech finish, grey metal frame. 1600W x 800D x 725H. Perfect condition. £45 ono. 01629 55495. PRO CLASSIC 300 CROSS TRAINER by Nordic Track, £65 ono. 01298 871131. THOMAS TOMY TRAIN SETS lots of blue track, 2 Thomas engines, 2 Annie’s and 2 Clarabel’s, red bridges and yellow supports, battery operated engines, this is two sets together and one turntable and sheds set, VGC, £20; 50 small vehicles mixed Hotwheels, Matchbox, etc, VGC, 50p each or £10 for the lot; S87 UTD cherished number plate for sale on retention, ideal present, birthday for Sheff United fan, ready to go on your car for £550 ono; Converse size uk 5, not infants, excll cond, high top, navy, white, red, biege chequered pattern, white laces, £20; Fat face body warmer/gilet, dark green. very thick, age 13 years, excll cond, £15. Can email photos. 07835 655348 / 01298 872223.

HOUSE CLEARANCE Garages / sheds also tools / pottery / silver and gold ~ anything considered 07967 202357 HAMSTER CAGE L18”, H18”, W10”. With tubes and a wheel, and a base tray. Vgc. £15 ono. Indesit EcoSense washing machine. £10. 01246 582378 or 07719 518832.

EPSON SX200 COLOURALL IN ONE PRINTER Includes set up disks/instructions and new multipack colour inks £25; Epson S22 inkjet printer, includes set up disk £10; 2 Wooden double glazed windows with opaque glass. Excellent cone. 74 x 61.5 x 18cm with opener. 49 x 60 x 18cm. Offers. 01629 732591. FLUORESCENT LIGHT FITTINGS single 5’ 58W – Ansell ADP158/HF – includes tubes. 4 available. £50 ono for all four. 01629 733647. BIG VAN WITH MAN available to hire 24 hours, 7 days Prompt, courteous, reliable, short call-out, best rates. More Or Less Everything

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BABY TRAVEL SYSTEM 3in1 Mutsy 4rider Light, pushchair & carrycot, compatible with Mutsy & other car seats. Includes footmuff, 2 raincovers, changing bag. Well built. Good cond. (£600 new) Selling £140 ono / Skip Hop Pronto changing station, wipe clean changing mat with pockets for nappies and wipes holder, never used (£29 new) £12. 07887 532862 Wirksworth. PINE DINING TABLE AND 4 MATCHING CHAIRS table 39”D with central pedestal leg. Fair cond. £85. Old Charm solid oak table - 15.5” x 15.5” x 22.5” light oak £100. Prima 24 pc deluxe knife set in aluminium case £25. Oval topped medium oak coloured occasional table with shelf under - 26” x 17” x 26.5” £30. Limited edition Royal Doulton collectors plates with certificates of authenticity HurricaneVictory Pass, Stirling Lancaster Low Overhead, Spitfire Patrol £25 each; Limited Edition Royal Doulton collectors plates - The Lock, The Cornfield, The Haywain, Flatford Mill - £25 each. 07977 049914 after 6pm (Wirksworth). PAINTED 4 PANEL ORIGINAL PINE DOORS X3 1st 70.5cm W192cm H35mm D2nd 75cm W198cm H35mm D3rd 75cm W197.5cm H33mm D £35 each. 2 sinks 1 Stainless steel 1 brown & beige £10 each. Worktop 2 pieces of ivory coloured marble effectapprox 6” used cond. £10 each used stylish, quality Astracast rok Grey 1.5 bowl sink. Vgc. Used approx 18 months comes complete with waste/soil fittings (40mm) £40.VintageArt Deco fan style mirrors 2 of (1 inc green panels) each £60. Cane conservatory 2-seater sofa high backed cushions burnt orange striped £30. 07967 423660 (Matlock).

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05/55 Suzuki Grand Vitara 1.6 VVT+ 4WD 3 door, 57,000 miles, zippy, practical and sporty 4x4 in gunmetal grey with air con, alloys, p/a/s, e/windows, CD. Value for money at only £4,995. £4,995 – Tel: 01629 810489 / 07947 453069 (Trade)

07/07 “Rare” Skoda Fabia VRS 1.9 Turbo Diesel 5 door, 51,000 miles, stunning metallic black VRS, one of a handful of these very special diesel models. One lady owner, full service history with timing belt done. Wow factor for only £6,995.

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Club members with President, Peter Harrison and Jessica Hinchcliffe, one of our youngest members, holding the new computer, together with County Councillor Jocelyn Street and Chairman, Keith Brown When members of thought to the problem own computers, we need a Castleton Photographic and produced a solution. club computer to store our Society assembled for a The solution being a brand thousands of photographs recent club meeting new notebook computer, and admin records. Thanks MOTORCYCLES everyone was expecting drawn from Derbyshire to District Councillor WANTED ‘lights, camera, action’ County Council’s Street, we now have a after Keith Brown FRPS Community Leadership modern computer, that’s WANTED MOTORCYCLES Anything considered. £50switched on the club’s Fund. ideal for our club.” Cash on aging computer. Keith was Club President and If you are interested in £10,000. hoping to send photos to founding member Peter photography and live in or collection. Please phone on 01629 the club’s projector; but Harrison said, “Our club’s near the Hope Valley, call in Tony blank faces echoed a blank computer had been used to to one of their meetings, as 823276/07768 906162. screen, as the poor old show thousands of images the club have a varied and MOTORCYCLE WANTED any computer refused to boot over many years, but we interesting programme British/foreign, up as it had blown a circuit. knew that one day it was planned for 2014. The club age/condition. Fair price Cue Derbyshire County going to fail us. We are a meets at 7.30pm. on the paid. Garages cleared. Councillor Jocelyn Street, small club and didn’t have second Thursday of the 07761 818137. who covers Chapel-en-le- the funds to buy a modern month at the assembly Frith and the Hope Valley. replacement. Although rooms at Castleton Councillor Street gave members brought in their Methodist Church. CAR WANTED

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SMALL/MEDIUM SIZED car or van, anything considered. 01629 823276.

Black, 120k miles. MOT August 2014, Tax May 2014. Well maintained. Set of winter and summer tyres.

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TOYOTA YARIS First registered - Jan 2007 Mileage - Approx 32,000 MoT - January 2015 Tax - July 2014 Silver; 5 door 1.3L engine

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Offers around £4,000 – 01433 650381 (Hathersage)

54 Mercedes ML270 Silver, 132,000 miles, 6 months MoT, 3 months tax, tectronic gear box. Heated seats, electric windows and mirrors, cruise control. Tow bar, multi CD, plus much more. Very good condition. FSH.

£5,250 – 01298 84915

5 door, Arctic Green metallic, central locking, electric front windows, power steering with city button. 2 owners (lady owner 10 years). 59,000 miles. MOT Oct 14, Tax 28 Feb 14. Excellent condition. Ideal first car.

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MOTORHOME A M E R I C A N RV/MOTORHOME Georgie Boy Cruisemaster Royale. 6 berth with low mileage, full MoT in ex. cond. £22,000 ono. 01298 85678.

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MITSUBISHI PAJERO SHOGUN L200 WANTED dead or alive. Call Steve 07792 305114. FORD MONDEO LX 2003(53). Taxed with 9 months MoT. Good condition. £1,200 ono. 01433 650270.

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acquired two further estates at Biggin and Heathcote and Cardlemere lane nearby led directly to them. Land hereabouts was farmed by monks to raise huge flocks of sheep, mainly for their fleeces. There are still sheep dotted about as far

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions ? Have you broken any yet? Justin Welby, the New Archbishop of Canterbury appealed to us in his New Year’s message to “set our eyes on changing the world around us” and we at the Big Green Festival want to do exactly that – help you to make small changes which will have enormous impact on the world around us if we all join in. Each month we’ll offer you a new “small step”. Here’s our first……. Call a halt on carrier bags – bet you’ve got dozens at home – do you seriously want any more? Experts estimate that 500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are used and discarded world-wide each year (more than a million bags a minute). That’s using more than 1 billion barrels of oil at a cost to retailers of around £3.2 billion and those costs are passed onto you the consumer in the prices you pay at shops and

supermarkets. But that’s a tiny part of the real cost. Plastic bags foul up our landscape and kill thousands of animals each year – farmers in our area will tell you of stock lost because they eat discarded bags mistaking them for food. The same is true of marine life – thousands of whales; dolphins; sea turtles and other sea creatures die each year because of discarded plastic bags. David Barnes, a marine scientist with the British Antarctic Survey, says plastic bags have gone from being rare in the early 1990s to being almost everywhere in that last bastion of humanfree landscape. We all know of the hundreds of acres of landfill it takes to bury our waste and that most plastic bags are not biodegradable. They actually go through a process called photodegradation – breaking down into smaller and smaller toxic particles which contaminate both soil and water and end up entering the food chain when farm animals accidentally ingest them. Enough facts to convince you not to use carrier bags? Ok. What can we do? Get a hessian or cotton bag and keep it in your coat pocket ready for your shopping trips.

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in the construction of Birmingham’s NEC, Warwick University and the London Underground. After my brief but very interesting aerial view of the quarries I turned in the direction of Roystone Grange, following a hard surfaced road beside incredible drystone walls made of textured and weathered limestone. It is known that there was a Roman presence in this area and reputedly some of these walls were laid at that time as indicated by the massive ‘orthostat’ stones in the base of some walls, mostly rounded in shape. Built in as straight a line as possible through a landscape

as the eye can see, but the monks have long since gone due to Henry VIII and the Dissolution of the Monasteries. Yet more industrial heritage was to follow when I reached Minninglow Lane and descended the rough track leading through the remains of silica pits, now a conservation site. Deposits of high-firing silica sand were found here which was manufactured into refractory bricks in a brick-kiln complex to the side of the railway line. These bricks were used in the Sheffield Steel industry. Refractory bricks are still manufactured to this day but from the Friden site of DSF Refractories & Minerals a few miles away. The panoramic landscape here is dominated by huge embankments carrying the former railway line, now the High Peak Trail. Even more impressive though is the hilltop landmark of Minninglow, one of my favourite spots in the whole of the Peak District. Dating back to Neolothic times, this was where early Stone Age man buried their dead as close to the heavens as possible. This ancient burial mound has the remains of five chambers which once contained numerous skeletons. The site is thought to be older than most of the Bronze Age tumuli known as ‘lows’ which sit atop Derbyshire hills. It is an interesting thought that when the Romans laid their road from Derventio (Derby) to Aquae Arnemetiae (Buxton) only a short distance away, this graveyard had probably been in existence for 2,000 years! The last part of my leisurely and educational hike was a doddle as I returned to my car by stepping out on the Trail along one of my favourite stretches, as I love the far reaching views and the high embankments, an incredible feat of engineering, stone masonry and wall building that have stood the ravages of time and extreme weather for nearly two hundred years. Sally Mosley www.sallymosley.co.uk

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My walk got off to a lovely start as I approached the Minninglow car park on the High Peak Trail and observed a large flock of small birds in a mesmerising, murmuring display over fields alongside. In the car park is a fascinating new information plaque, sponsored by the National Park and Nottingham Trent University about the winter sky that can be seen above Minninglow, especially the Orion Nebula. I set off along Parwich Lane at a nice brisk pace. With many fields and paths flooded, soddened or just gloopy with mud I had chosen this route because for the main part it was easy terrain. In fact, for the first mile I stepped out with gusto, enjoying the comfort and support of a glorious hard surface beneath my feet! I even saw my first lambs of the season and some catkin as I walked past a scattering of isolated houses tucked away in these rugged limestone hills where jagged rocks emerge from the hilltops like bones, eroded long ago by glacial melt. Arriving at a junction just after Twodale Barn I turned left over a stile to follow a bridlepath steeply downhill to a narrow dry dale where I came across the remains of a lime kiln, long since abandoned, but a sign of an industrial past. The track continued between high grassy banks where a rusty notice warned that blasting may take place in the nearby quarries during the day and I wondered just how protective my soft hat might be! Fortunately no sirens went off whilst I made my way over a man-made land bridge creating safe access for commercial traffic beneath between Ballidon Quarry and Hoe Grange Quarry. The rock worked here belongs to the Beelow Limestones found in the upper part of the carboniferous limestones of the White Peak, deposited some 330 million years ago. Opened in the 1940s by a butcher from Ashbourne, Ballidon produces a million tonnes a year of stone which is known for its exceptional chemical purity and whiteness. As well as being used in fertilizers, animal feeds, adhesives, floor tiles, paint and as a flux in iron foundries, stone and concrete blocks from here were used

around 18 million litres of crude oil. Similar charges are already in effect in Wales and Northern Ireland and retailers in Scotland will be charging for bags from October 2014. Let’s make a difference today – buy yourself a shopping bag; dust off granny’s old wicker basket or knit your own string bag. Whatever you decide, ditch the plastic bag today. One small step - one big impact on our community. To knit your own string bag or to take part in the Festival see our website at www.bakewellgreenfestival.org (or phone 01629 636550).

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