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February can be one of the coldest months of the year, but there’s plenty to be getting on with in the garden. Now is a good time to wrap up warm and get your growing space prepared and ready for spring – it won’t be long before the seed-sowing, planting and weeding season is upon us. Digging the vegetable patch is my priority this month. Weeds have set in since the last of 2013’s crops were harvested, and these need to be dug out before I can put in the first early potatoes, onions or broad beans. Once the weeds are removed, a barrow-load or two of well-rotted manure or homemade compost will be added to some areas of the plot. Potatoes and beans love the nutrients that this sort of organic matter offers, whereas onions are best grown in non-enriched
soil or they might rot. When the soil is prepared, I’ll put up a couple of plastic tunnel cloches to warm up it up – then I can plant first early potatoes, such as Arran Pilot or Rocket, at the beginning of March for a slightly earlier crop. I usually pop a few seed potatoes in large pots in the greenhouse, too – these will grow quickly and strongly in the frostfree environment and could be ready to harvest as early as May. Hibernating Whilst the veggie patch is progressing nicely, the rest of the garden is a bit of a mess – there are dead stems and flower heads everywhere. I could smarten things up by doing a bit of hacking and pruning but I’m going to leave it as it is for now. Beneficial insects such as ladybirds hibernate in the hollow stems of perennials,
and birds will feed on the seed heads of thistles, sunflowers and teasels. It’s best to wait until the new growth starts to show in a couple of months before cutting back these plants. Butterflies and lacewings may be over-wintering in the shed or greenhouse, so I’m leaving the big clear-out for a while, too. Piles of leaves and twigs building up in the corner of the garden might be home to a hibernating hedgehog – in fact, dying plants and leaves are a valuable source of food, warmth and shelter for all sorts of wildlife. I’ll need to be careful, too, when collecting that compost for the potato bed – there may be a toad or a slow worm sleeping the winter months away in the warmth of the compost heap. Winter wildlife It’s around this time of year that the first insects will be emerging from hibernation. Bumblebees are often the first to appear, buzzing about looking for food. Snowdrops, crocuses and other early flowering, nectar-rich bulbs make a splendid breakfast for a hungry bee. If you didn’t get around to planting spring bulbs in autumn, it’s possible to buy crocus, daffodil and grape hyacinths in pots from the garden centre or nursery, and plant them out now. Just a few colourful blooms in pots on the patio will
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The people of Bakewell and of Derbyshire can be proud to hear that David Rawson, one of their own, has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours list for services to the local and international community. In all his efforts he has been assisted by his devoted partner, Tina. At 6 foot 5 inches David, literally, stands out everywhere he goes and was a natural to become a sergeant as a young man in the Grenadier Guards where he met many of the country’s leaders at close quarters. Since then he has now been elected as President of the Matlock Grenadier guards. After returning to Bakewell, he soon took over the task of helping the town’s Christmas celebrations. For these he undertook, every Christmas, the installation of 150 Christmas trees, a Christmas crib and Santa’s grotto. He also organised the visits of fire engines, steam engines and many other attractions. Since 1980 he has been one of the main organisers of the Bakewell Carnival, held every July, including the duck race, raft race and the final procession, making it the largest and most successful carnival of this area. All the net income from this event is distributed to local charities.
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Left to right: Edwina Edwards (former County Commissioner), Jane Collier (retiring Area Commissioner), Tamsin Rawlinson (Queens Guide), Christine Connolly (retiring assistant Area Commissioner), Katie Tanfield (newly appointed assistant Area Commissioner), Kathy Wildgoose (Area Commissioner), Tina Robinson, Anna Quick, Doreen Furness, Janet Smurthwaite and Vicky Ibbotson From the beginning of 2014 Kathy Wildgoose from Bakewell becomes the Area Commissioner.
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BASH – BAKEWELL AND ASHFORD FILM SOCIETY “SUMMER IN FEBRUARY”, 9th FEBRUARY
Bakewell and Ashford Film Society will be screening Summer in February. Cert 15 at the Medway Centre, Bakewell at 7.30pm. “The Newlyn School of artists flourished at the beginning of the 20th Century and the film focuses on the wild and bohemian Lamorna Group, which included Alfred Munnings and Laura and Harold Knight. The incendiary anti-Modernist Munnings, now regarded as one of Britain’s most sought-after artists, is at the centre of the complex love triangle, involving
aspiring artist Florence Carter-Wood and Gilbert Evans, the land agent in charge of the Lamorna Valley estate. True - and deeply moving - the story is played out against the timeless beauty of the Cornish coast, in the approaching shadow of The Great War.” Films for the rest of the season are: 9th March: Skyfall (2012), 13th April: Intouchables (2011), 11th May: The Illusionist (2006), 8th June: A Late Quartet (2012) plus AGM & Summer Social. Membership forms are
CROMFORD WI Christine Levasseur, the Cromford WI President, welcomed members and visitors to the first meeting of 2014, and introduced Andy Pollock, well known locally for his 28 years serving as Countryside Ranger, who gave a very interesting illustrated talk about one of the most historic railways in the world, the Cromford and High Peak Railway. The railway, which faced great challenges such as steep gradients, was designed by Josias Jessop in the 1820s to provide a route for goods to travel from Cromford up to Whaley Bridge and then by canal to the developing town of Manchester. Andy showed historic photos, some dating back into the 19th century, and modern slides of a tranquil High Peak Trail, developed following the closure of the railway in the 1960s. Many of the members have walked along where the trains used to run, and can still visit the Engine House at Middleton Top and see the magnificent beam engine. The competition for a piece of railway memorabilia was won by Norma Marshall with her superb railway man’s pocket watch and whistle, second was Diana Flint with souvenirs of the Rocky Mountaineer railway, which formed part of a holiday in Canada, and third was Judith Hamilton with a train jigsaw. Entries included model trains and photos of the Ffestionog railway taken in 1936, all making an interesting display. Since the December meeting, members had enjoyed a Christmas lunch at the Market Place Restaurant, the Via Gellia Group Carol Service at Wirksworth Methodist Church, and a Sherry and Mince Pies morning. The next monthly WI meeting will be held at Cromford Institute on Wednesday 5th February at 7.30 pm, when Christine and Ken Levasseur will continue the account of their walk along Offa’s Dyke. The competition will be for “Something Welsh”. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month except August, and new members and visitors
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The Soroptimists met for their first business meeting of the year and reviewed the activities of 2013. Buxton member Elaine McDonald is now President of the Region, and attended the National Arboretum to represent East Midlands and
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Miller’s Dale and District W.I met in Litton Village on Wednesday 8th January for their first meeting of 2014. Almost all the members were present plus some visitors and it was really good to see everyone. Judy Cooper, our President, welcomed us all and then introduced our speaker Mrs. Joyce Buxton; she gave a most enjoyable talk, with beautiful photos, on her ‘Trek to Everest Base Camp’. Previously she had a life threatening illness but due to the research that had been done at The Hallamshire, Joyce was successfully diagnosed by use of a ‘cam pill’ and fully recovered. She then decided she would do something she had always wanted to do and so the trek to Everest Base Camp became a reality. We were all held spell-bound by her amazing journey and thought her to be an inspiring woman. Refreshments were then served and this was followed by The Business Meeting. The Christmas lunch at The Sickleholme Golf Club had been a great success - a good end to 2013. The Members enjoyed catching up with each other and the meeting eventually closed at 10pm. The next meeting will be held in Litton Village Hall on Wednesday 12th. February; our Speaker is Sandy Shaw talking ‘About something from Nothing’
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Ian Morgan took Tideswell History Club on a virtual tour of Bolsover at our January meeting and told us much of its great historical importance. Because the town has Norman origins and a magnificently sited castle, the streets are laid out in a grid pattern very similar to the streets in Castleton. Some of the little lanes connecting these streets are known as “Becks” and one of these rejoices in the insanitary sounding name of “Cockpiddle Beck”. There had been a siege of the castle in the Middle Ages and in common with Castleton and Tideswell it had received a visit from no less a person than the “Hammer of the Scots” Edward the First. Sadly the castle keep and surrounding buildings were subject to “modernisation” in the Jacobean era of the 17th century, so much of the Norman ruggedness has been swept away. King Charles the First visited the castle in the 1630s and the owner William Cavendish supported his cause in the ensuing Civil War. However, when William departed from the field of battle at Marston Moor having lost 3000 of his men, he fell out of favour with the Royalists. Much later and after the collapse of Oliver Cromwell’s Commonwealth, William tried to win favour with Charles the Second by re-vamping the castle and laying on a sumptuous welcome but he was snubbed by a Royal nonappearance. Ian also told a very interesting story of when Richard Arkwright the Second (the “richest commoner in England”) wanted to buy Sutton Scarsdale Hall nearby – to clinch the deal he produced a £10,000 note! Only three £10,000 notes had been created and he possessed all three. Because of the huge success of his father’s cotton empire he was the Bill Gates of his time, even lending
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The Crafty Kids Club, run by the Bakewell Community Art Workshop group, is a club provided for local people with preschool age children. Led by local Registered Childminder Jane Law, the group provides an opportunity for parents, grandparents and carers to try out arts and crafts (with no cleaning up!), swap parenting tips and socialise in a safe and supportive environment. The group has recently been awarded a grant through Derbyshire Community Foundation from the Ashby Fund, which we are very grateful to have received as it will help us to continue for the next three terms. We continue to do our own fundraising and are
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The Matlock-Eaubonne Twinning Association will be visiting our friends in Eaubonne for the weekend of 2nd-5th May this year. Eaubonne is a thriving town in the northern suburbs of Paris, and the weekend visit usually involves at least one trip into Paris. Last time we went (in 2012) we had a splendid day visiting the Parc de Bercy, the National Library and a backstage tour of the impressive Opera Bastille, all organised by our partners in Eaubonne. The Association is now in its 22nd year, and is always keen to welcome new members. On our
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We think of St Valentine’s Day as the most romantic day of the year; its associations with love date back to pagan times and the observance of fertility rituals. Lots were drawn for marriageable young women at the Roman Feast of Lupercalia, a celebration gradually absorbed into respectable Christian traditions. St Valentine’s Day, however, continued to be marked by efforts at matchmaking. Hopes for a ‘match made in heaven’ have surrounded courtship with romantic superstition, and customs aimed at identifying a future spouse used to be popular around the Peak. Many a lass who sat shelling peas would count the contents of each pod; if she found nine perfect peas and placed them over a doorway she could expect to marry the first man to come through the door. Dreams of a future husband were encouraged by advising a girl to sleep with a slice of wedding cake beneath her pillow. Honeysuckle under the pillow led to erotic dreams, while a wedding would surely follow if honeysuckle was brought into the house — or if two teaspoons were accidentally placed in the same cup. Bachelor’s Buttons Over the centuries many amorous souls have tried to encourage the affections of another with aphrodisiacs. The oyster still maintains its old reputation but we have lost faith in tomatoes and
potatoes, both still an expensive rarity when they were favoured by the Elizabethans, who knew tomatoes as ‘love apples’. In Tudor times, the plant known as Bachelor’s Buttons was thought to have special powers, referred to in Quip (Greve, 1502:) ‘Therebye I saw the batchelor’s butons, whose vertue is to make wanton maidens weepe, when they have worne it forty weekes under their aprons for a favour’. A favour was a token given to the object of one’s
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man she would marry. St Agnes, patron saint of virgins, was martyred for her refusal to marry a man she did not love. A variety of associated traditions survived into late Victorian times, usually involving a day of fasting and a prayer to the saint. The most magical night of the year for a chance of supernatural assistance is Halloween, October 31st. Many old Halloween traditions were related to divination. A Derbyshire maiden could seek an apparition of her future husband by various means, such as placing a sprig of rosemary and a sixpence beneath her pillow before settling down to sleep. The reflection of a future partner would also be sought in a candlelit mirror. One favourite old divination custom was reserved for Christmas when an ash faggot, bound with green twigs, was burnt on the hearth. Each unmarried girl in the company chose one of the bindings; she whose bond was first to snap in the flames would be first to wed. Another way to bring your single status to an end is to touch or brush against the groom at a wedding. But for a wedding, there has first to be a proposal and for a proposal, romance. And what better opportunity is there for this than to celebrate St Valentine’s Day, when romance is really in the air? Julie Bunting
On July 12th this year, Bakewell will host its first Green Festival. It will be a day of celebration for all things ‘green’ to be found in the Peak District. So, from now until then each Peak Advertiser edition will contain something for you to think about or do, a green challenge for all the family. We start with this delicious Mozarella roulade for you to make. I can vouch for the fact that it is absolutely delicious to eat and not as difficult to make as perhaps it sounds. Have a go and let us know what you think - at the moment you can contact us on the website at w w w. b a k e w e l l greenfestival.org and soon on Facebook and Twitter. And if you would like to take part in the Festival now is the time to let us know. We want to hear from you if you can offer a stall, demonstration, short talk or film which fits with the green theme. The Website has all the details, but if you are not computer minded just phone me, Jeni Edwards, on 01629 636550.
MOZZARELLA ROULADE Ingredients – 50g margarine 50g plain flour 100g cheddar cheese 200ml milk 4 eggs 300g cream cheese clove of garlic 150g mozzarella cheese Good squirt of tomato puree 4 sundried tomatoes 8 black olives (we use kalamata) Sprig basil Method – Melt the margarine in a saucepan, add the flour and stir in the milk gradually to make a smooth sauce. Grate the cheese and add to the sauce, bring gently to the boil stirring well. Place sauce in a mixing bowl and set aside for about 15 minutes. Prepare a baking tray by greasing and lining with baking parchment. Separate the eggs, putting the yolks in with the cheese sauce mixture and the whites in a clean bowl. Whisk the whites well and stir the yolks into the sauce. Next fold the whites into the cheese sauce mix. Spread onto the baking tray and cook in a warm oven, gas 6/200 degrees. You may need to turn during
the roulade base onto the new sheet of parchment. Spread on the filling leaving a 1 cm gap at the narrower ends. Turn the roulade portrait style and roll toward you using the parchment and keeping the roll tight while not allowing the filling to escape from the sides. To serve, slice and place on a baking tray. Reheat in a moderate oven for 20 – 30 mins.
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VALENTINE’S DINNER 14 FEBRUARY 2014
And Another Thing…
SIR JOSEPH WHITWORTH
Following our feature on Joseph Whitworth (Peak Advertiser 20 January), we have received a postscript
from Iris Wagstaffe, a former Chairman of the Whitworth Centre (Institute) Board of private Trustees. Iris is able to
This valentine’s day
supply detail regarding the Lady Whitworth scholarships for local young people, noting that ‘The scholarships (minor
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and major) were to help youngsters to attend the local grammar schools i.e. Lady Manners in Bakewell and Herbert Strutt’s in Belper (as youngsters could get on the train at Darley Dale and travel either way) - the Ernest Bailey Grammar School in Matlock was not opened until the mid 1920s so until then the Lady Whitworth scholarship children went to Bakewell or Belper. I can’t recall any mention of any youngsters going to the Anthony Gell Grammar School in Wirksworth as they would have had to walk from Cromford Station up to Wirksworth.’ Iris was also the last Secretary to the Lady Whitworth Educational Foundation. She adds: ‘I passed to the DCC Archivist the minute book and records, (that I had taken on from the late Leonard Geeson… at Lovedays Solicitors in Matlock who was my immediate predecessor as Secretary to the Lady Whitworth Foundation), when the Foundation was wound up in the 1990s. Certainly from what I recall that as well as supporting local young people at the grammar schools the minute book showed that the Foundation also gave grants to those 18+ people who went in to further education. I recall one local beneficiary of such an award telling me that the £28 grant he had received in late 1920s/early 1930s helped him for a whole year at college in Nottingham. ‘Thanks again for highlighting Sir Joseph’s wonderful gifts to Darley Dale, surrounding parishes and districts that were actually brought to fruition by Lady Louisa and the other 2 legatees of Sir Joseph’s estate.’
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Spinach and Celeriac Roulade with Roasted Vegetables and Sauté New Potatoes
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Valentines Done Up Nicely The world’s oldest surviving paper Valentine is thought to be a love letter kept in the British Museum. It was penned by the Duke of Orleans, a French prisoner in the Tower of London, to his wife around February 14th 1415. As time went by, but still long before the advent of printed Valentine cards, hand-written lovers’ messages were put to rhyme. John Gay’s effort of around 1730 was a romantic offering with a nod to tradition, being a flowery verse spoken by an imaginary maid: ‘Last Valentine, the day
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when birds of kind Their paramours with mutual chirpings find, I early rose, just at the break of day, Before the sun had chas’d the stars away; A-field I went, amid the morning dew, To milk my kine (for so should house-wives do), Thee first I spied, and the first swain we see, In spite of Fortune, shall our true love be.’ Illiteracy made it impossible for most lovesick folk to set their feelings to
paper. They could perhaps find someone with modest literary skill to compose and write messages on their behalf – for a small fee. T h e following admission from an enterprising paper-seller was quoted in the ‘London Labour and the London Poor’ in 1861: ‘It has been, and is still, a few pence to me, though I can only read and write middlin’. I write notes and letters for some as buys paper of me. I’ve often got extra pennies for doing up valentines in nice ‘velopes.
Why, I spoke to a servant girl the other day; she was at the door, and says I, “Any nice paper today, to answer your young man’s last love-letter, or to write home and ask your mother’s consent to your being wed next Monday week?” ‘Well I finds she can’t write, and so I offers to do it for a pint of beer, and she to pay for paper, of course.’ It was quite likely that both the suitor and his potential mother-in-law had to pay someone to read their letters at the other end. Either way, their responses are not on record. Julie Bunting
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QUARTET – 14th FEBRUARY
Dustin Hoffman directs this comedy-drama adapted by writer Ronald Harwood. Beecham House is a retirement home with a difference. It specifically caters for former artistes including one-time opera singers Cissy (Pauline Collins), Reginald (Tom Courtenay) and Wilf (Billy Connolly). Once part of a quartet, things are complicated by the arrival of the fourth member of their quartet, Jean (Maggie Smith), a die-hard diva who also happens to be Reginald’s ex-wife. 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! Cert 12. Cressbrook Film Club has a 4 metre screen, 5.1 surround sound, really comfy seats, the bar is open for refreshments before and after the film. Doors open at 7.30pm, the film starts at 8pm and lasts 98mins. Membership of Cressbrook Film Club is £20 for the whole season with guest tickets available at £5.00 per film for adults and £3 for kids. Contact David on
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Valentine’s Menu Friday 14th and Saturday 15th February Chicken and Black Pudding Terrine Piccalilli, toasted hazelnuts, crostini
Pan Seared Scallops Chestnut cream, smoked pancetta dust, crispy sage
Warmed Pork Rillettes – Cornichons, garlic crostini Broccoli and Stilton Soup – Freshly baked bread Creamed Goats Cheese and Roasted Beetroot
Pine nut dressing, honey balsamic
Crispy Pork Belly Tender stem broccoli, apple puree, cider jus
Seared Rib-Eye of Beef Marcaire potato cake, mushroom ketchup, baby carrots, beef tea
Seafood Gratin Salmon, sea bass, prawn and scallop in a rich seafood sauce, melted gruyere
Honey Glazed Duck Breast Confit leg, pea and mint salad, duck gravy
Sweet Potato Gnocchi
Tomato sauce, shaved parmesan, rocket salad
Selection of Home-made Desserts
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01629 812159 Julie Bunting’s fascinating feature on Sir Joseph Whitworth in the last issue reminded me that I had not been walking around Darley Dale for some time, so off I set for a trip down Memory Lane! I parked in the car park to the side of the Whitworth Institute where donation boxes are provided for help
with maintenance costs. In a winter that is turning out to be extremely mild, this was a misty and murky day of freezing fog so my thermals made a rare appearance. Instead of wet and soggy undergrowth, an early morning hoare frost had created frozen works of art, especially numerous jewelencrusted cobwebs. After walking down through Whitworth Park past the obelisk that Julie had referred to, I made my way to Darley Dale station, part of the Peak Rail heritage line. Last year I went on one of their experience days and actually drove a steam train backwards and forwards several times from here to the outskirts of Matlock, something I will never forget
MY FAVOURITE WALKS – TWO DALES This is not intended as a walk guide
as it was amazingly good fun. Gently using the regulator to power the engine to make the distinctive chuff chuff sound was the best bit but I also
enjoyed pulling down on the whistle as a warning every time I saw a W sign beside the track. These show the driver where a footpath or right of way crosses over the line. On the opposite side of the road from the station and close to a couple of cottages which were designed by Paxton, a footpath runs parallel with the line before emerging opposite the Carriage Museum where Caroline Dale-Leech MBE has the most incredible collection of carriages and associated memorabilia. Open to the public on certain days it is well worth a visit, especially to hear Caroline’s amazing snippets of knowledge. Just past Red House I
turned down a footpath taking me back to the railway line which from here passes through meadows beside the meandering river Derwent. Trains were not running on this particular day but it must be great fun to walk along here when they are. After about half a mile I went under a subway beneath the tracks to follow an old path, eventually emerging by the main road opposite Darley House which for a time was reputedly owned by Sir Joseph Paxton. In stonework above the door of Darley House Lodge which is visible from the pavement, there is a shield and the motto ‘sic viresco’ which evidently means ‘thus I flourish’. This area of Darley Dale contains several imposing and impressive large houses, some with stable blocks alongside and lodge cottages at the end of each drive, probably built when the turnpike road was laid in the bottom of the valley in 1824. Most have their backs to the road and fronts to the meadows. From the A6 my route headed up Grove Lane with Audley St Elphin’s Park to my left. The much renovated and extended St Elphin’s House was Darley Dale Hydro in the late 19th century and then a renowned school but now forms the centrepiece of the retirement village. Walking uphill I crossed over Blind Land and headed to Hackney, emerging at the side of the former Primitive Methodist Chapel. After turning right I walked a short distance before making my way to Holt Road with views
across the valley through bands of swirling fog. Some properties here were much older than those I had seen down below, being stone cottages and farmhouses. Long ago this was the route of the former coach road north from Matlock at a time when the bottom of the valley was still marsh and bog. Every once in a while I came across gritstone water troughs designed to quench the thirst of passing carriage or cart horses and pack ponies. The old route descended to Two Dales, then known as Toad Hole, before ascending again to Darley hillside, carrying on to Northwood and Rowsley. Another old road came across the moors from Chesterfield and passed through Toad Hole before crossing the river at Darley Bridge. I now had a little detour into Holt Wood and Ladygrove where spooky mist was lingering beneath the trees. Sadly it was not cold enough to freeze the gloopy mud which lay in deep patches on the network of fabulous woodland paths that can be found here. Numerous springs emerge from the hillside, running through walls on occasion in a race to beat each other down through the trees.
Everywhere was damp and coated with a thick blanket of moss. I came across some fantastic strange shaped fungi decorating a decaying tree stump. Sydnope Brook which descends from moorland above was restricted by a succession of three dams, Potter Dam, Fancy Dam and Nancy Dam to provide power for Ladygrove Mill, built by Abraham Flint for spinning cotton. Records of 1785 show that the mill then had 400 working spindles, but in 1789 it was converted to flax spinning by Daniel Dakeyne of Knabb House. In 1830 his sons Edward and James invented and patented a revolutionary water-pressure powered disc engine, the 7 ton casing being transported here from the Hurt foundry where it was made at Alderwasley. Lace and rabbit skin gloves are also said to have been produced at Ladygrove. After wandering along an assortment of woodland paths and arriving at a magnificent cascade of water, I descended to a lower path beside the dams. I then walked past the complex of derelict mill buildings and modern commercial buildings before following Ladygrove Road to the base of Sydnope Hill
where Ladygrove House, built by the Dakeyne family in 1796, nestles majestically behind a high boundary wall. From here I had a wander around the quiet backwater of cottages surrounding The Plough Inn which has a datestone of 1755. Rather interestingly I discovered that the Two Dales tug of war team known as ‘The Ploughmen’ became the 600 kg Midland Champions in 2013. On my way back to the Whitworth Institute I called in at Coates butchers for some beef steak to make a nice winter stew, but before heading for home I managed to spoil my appetite for tea by consuming a simply scrumptious bacon, brie and cranberry baguette at the Terrace Cafe to the rear of the Institute, which is open 7 days a week and serves delicious food. Sally Mosley www.sallymosley.co.uk
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+,*+725+27(/ The new management team invites you to celebrate Valentineâ€™s Day in style at the High Torâ€™s own restaurant. Our chef has created a tasty three course menu using fresh, locally sourced ingredients, with a trio of fantastic sharing desserts to ďŹ nish.
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Mushroom soufďŹ‚ĂŠ with a rocket garnish Steamed mussels with bacon in a white wine and cream sauce, with toasted ciabatta Lamb kofta kebab, served on a bed of Greek salad with tatziki zatziki
Mains Salmon ďŹ llet on a bed of spinach, served with celeriac chips and homemade tartare sauce Derbyshire ribeye steak with chilli butter, homemade chips and a caramelized onion and rocket garnish Braised lamb shanks with rosemary mash, roasted vegetables and a red wine jus Baked gnocchi in a rich tomato sauce with glazed taleggio cheese and a toasted garlic ciabatta
Trio of Desserts to Share Baked strawberry and champagne cheesecake Tia Maria chocolate crĂ¨me with biscotti Tarragon panacotta with a strawberry compote and basil sugar Why not make a weekend of it with our super dine and stay package which includes: â€˘ Prosecco Reception â€˘ Three course Valentineâ€™s Dinner â€˘ Full English breakfast
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Situated in Matlock Dale between the country town of Matlock and the spa town of Matlock Bath, this beautiful grade II listed building was first built in the early 1800s by Colonel Edward Payne. Throughout its 200-year history this building has seen many changes in how it is utilized, has a rich history of families living in the property and has even seen the odd name change. Colonel Edward Payne, who owned a number of properties within the area, first named the property the Ivy Cottage, since then it has gone on to be known as Tor Cottage, Tor House, High Tor Guest House, up to its current name the High Tor Hotel. The building itself has been used for a number of purposes, from private dwellings, a lodging/guest house, a hotel and even a school (Matlock Modern School). Unfortunately in 2007 the building was the victim to a devastating fire leaving very little of the original features intact, which given the rich history of the building is even more tragic. Having been left derelict for 5 years, the building was purchased by a family new to the area and under the shadow of the Tor after which the building is named, they set about restoring the property to its former glory. Having spent approximately ÂŁ3m on the
restoration project, the building is back in all its splendour. Many of the original features have been recreated or returned and the modern interior complements these features to breathe new life and welcome guests with open arms. Whether you are a guest of the hotel or popping in for a coffee, we would recommend taking a look around to admire its beauty and appreciate the effort involved in restoring the building to its original magnificent condition. Looking out through the stained glass and lead windows at the beautiful surroundings, our modern stylish restaurant offers a
perfect place to enjoy a fabulous meal. Whether you are a guest of the hotel or simply passing by, our restaurant is open seven days a week for lunch and evening service. Our chef is constantly altering the menu to match the best seasonal produce to offer fantastic full of flavour dishes. We believe in sourcing where possible high quality local ingredients to ensure our food is always as fresh as it can be, which our customers say shines through into the food. We offer a wide range of beautifully presented homemade dishes to suit all tastes from light starters to excite the palate, modern
twists on classic dishes or deliciously indulgent desserts. Should you have any special dietary requirements or allergies please let us know as we are more than willing to accommodate this for you. Our extensive wine list allows us to offer our diners a perfect wine to complement any dish served to create a fine dining experience. Our attentive waiters are always on hand to provide impeccable service and ensure you have the best possible dining experience with us. For more information or to make a reservation please do not hesitate to contact us.
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THE DERBYSHIRE SALE ROOM
GENERAL SALE SATURDAY 15 FEBRUARY 10.30 AM
at The Derbyshire Sale Room, Buxton Road, Bakewell
A SUBSTANTIAL TWO BEDROOM SEMI-DETACHED PROPERTY WITH THE ADDITION OF A STUDY/BOX ROOM AND OFFERING THE OPPORTUNITY TO STAMP ONE’S OWN MARK. Sitting room, Dining room, Conservatory/Sun room, 2 Bedrooms, Bathroom Study/Box room, Garden, Patio, substantial Garage having an up and over door, inspection pit, light, power, rear and side aspect windows and side personnel door. EPC – Pending. NO CHAIN
Household furniture, furnishings and effects including furniture for restoration. A good entry of household collectable ceramics, china, porcelain and glassware. Pictures, prints, mirrors, clocks, etc. A wide variety of collectables. Viewing day of sale from 9am -------------------------Catalogue on-line www.fidler-taylor.co.uk
NEATHBANK - LEA
A PARTICULARLY ATTRACTIVE DETACHED PERIOD COTTAGE OOZING CHARM AND CHARACTER AND RENOVATED TO PROVIDE HIGH CALIBRE FAMILY ACCOMMODATION. Nestling in the heart of this sought after and picturesque Derbyshire village this detached stone built cottage believed to have its origins in the mid 18th Century has undergone extensive refurbishment in recent years. The renovation includes the incorporation of an attached barn and a superb garden room extension to create a well proportioned three/four bedroom family home. Full advantage has been taken of the traditional charm and character which is complemented by a high standard of finish throughout. Neathbank is enhanced by landscaped and well stocked gardens, a private southerly aspect plus ample car parking and garaging. EPC rating E. VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
WELKIN HOUSE - STANTON LEES
AN INDIVIDUAL MODERN STONE BUILT FIVE BEDROOM FAMILY HOME INCLUDING GROUND FLOOR SELF-CONTAINED ANNEXE OPPORTUNITY AND SITUATED WITHIN GOOD GARDENS AND A DELIGHTFUL BACKWATER VILLAGE ON THE FRINGE OF THE PEAK DISTRICT NATIONAL PARK. This high calibre detached home provides well proportioned four bedroom family accommodation together with additional ground floor accommodation sufficient to provide independent living as a Granny annexe, teenagers suite or visiting guests. Built in the 1970’s of local mellow gritstone with cutstone detail to openings which include broad mullioned windows allowing excellent natural light and views throughout and add to the elegance of this individual home. Complementing the house are good sized gardens providing formal and less formal space with opportunity for the garden enthusiast and family recreation alike. EPC rating: E. VIEWING HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.
PROPERTIES TO LET
CHURCH STREET, MATLOCK A delightful two bedroom cottage set back from the road in a quiet position on the outskirts of town. Redecorated throughout and benefits from curtains and new carpets.
ROCK TERRACE, BAKEWELL
A FIRST FLOOR APARTMENT OOZING CHARACTER AND CONTEMPORARY DESIGN WITHIN A CONVERTED PERIOD COACHING INN BEING PART OF THE HIGHLY REGARDED HORSESHOE MEWS DEVELOPMENT. With generous open plan kitchen and living space complemented by two good sized double bedrooms, one with en-suite bathroom and separate shower room, the property has ample room as a full-time home or for those accommodating visiting guests or perhaps two sharing. An internal inspection will reveal the quality finish and attention to detail throughout the design. EPC rating: B. NO CHAIN
Larger than average one bedroom cottage benefits from a small garden and allocated parking for one car. Ideally suited to the single occupant or professional couple. NEWLY AVAILABLE PROPERTIES: CHESTERFIELD Hasland, Chesterfield North Wingfield, Chesterfield New Whittington, Chesterfield
2 Beds 2 Beds 2 Beds
£420.00 - £550.00 £450.00 £450.00
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BRADWELL, S33 9LD Willow Brook House, Softwater Lane
TIDESWELL, SK17 8PG The Clockhouse, Buxton Road
A well proportioned detached family home lying at the head of Soft Water Lane approached over a bridge with its garden fronting to Bradwell Brook. The home faces out in a southerly direction taking in the views towards Bradwell Edge looking over its well stocked garden. The two main reception rooms have patio doors opening out on to the garden with a further reception room and the kitchen and utility room at the rear of the home. The master suite has both en-suite dressingroom and bathroom and there are four further double rooms together with a family bathroom. Outside is an attached double garage, large shed, ponds, lawns, well stocked gardens and the soothing soft babble of the brook. EPC rating E
A character cottage gabled onto the road in this sought after and desirable village known as the Cathedral of the Peak. The home offers well proportioned accommodation and two garden areas. There is a further 4 acres available by separate negotiation and stabling with the house, which if not used for equestrian pursuits could form an office or accommodation subject to planning permission. Entrance hall, through drawing room, dining kitchen with aga, master bedroom with en-suite, two further double bedrooms, family bathroom, off-road parking. EPC rating F
VIEWING: Hathersage 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
BAKEWELL, DE45 1FG End Cottage, Monyash Road
A deceptive 4 bedroom semi-detached Edwardian property occupying a pleasant position within walking distance of the picturesque town of Bakewell. Offering accommodation over 4 floors an internal viewing is advised.
• Versatile layout • 4 Bedrooms • Useful basement with • 4 Piece bathroom • Sought after location • Elevated position.
LITTON, SK17 8QP Holborn Cottage
A truly charming two bedroom cottage appointed retaining many original features including inglenook style fireplace complete with wood burning stove. Situated in the delightful village of Litton which itself offers an array of amenities whilst remaining accessible to the larger towns and cities.
• 17th Century cottage • Inglenook fireplace • Gas central heating • Two bedrooms • Village location • Courtyard garden • Useful outbuildings.
Awaiting EPC rating
EPC rating E
VIEWING: Bakewell Office.
VIEWING: Bakewell Office.
For a FREE rental appraisal please call 0114 268 9900
Selling homes like yours
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DORE OFFICE 0114 236 2420 BANNER CROSS 0114 268 3388
BROOMHILL 0114 266 0061 LETTINGS 0114 268 9900
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BRADWELL, S33 9JL Bridge House, Netherside
HATHERSAGE, S32 1DL 2, Station Road
BRADWELL, S33 9JL Bridge Cottage, Netherside
A centrally positioned cottage in the heart of the village
A well located mid terrace cottage in the heart of this
A centrally positioned cottage in the heart of the village
with off-road parking. The home has a pleasant
much sought after and desirable village at the head
with off-road parking. The home has a pleasant
enclosed rear garden and is a level walk to Bradwell's
of the Hope Valley only 10 miles from the centre of
enclosed rear garden and is a level walk to Bradwell's
comprehensive facilities for a village of its size. 2 well
Sheffield. All the local amenities are a relatively level
comprehensive facilities for a village of its size. 2 well
proportioned reception rooms, large breakfasting
short walk including the train station. There are 2
proportioned reception rooms, large breakfasting
kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Gas CH. Great
bedrooms, lounge, kitchen and bathroom. Night
kitchen, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Gas CH. Great
backdrop of Bradwell Edge EPC rating D.
storage heating and UPVC SUDG. EPC rating E.
backdrop of Bradwell Edge. EPC rating D.
VIEWING: Hathersage Office.
VIEWING: Hathersage Office.
VIEWING: Hathersage Office.
For a FREE market appraisal please call Bakewell office 01629 700 699 or Hathersage office 01433 651 888
PROPERTY AVAILABLE TO RENT 19, RIVERSIDE CRESCENT, BAKEWELL, DE45 1HF
6, HALL END LANE, ASHFORD-IN-THEWATER, DE45 1QJ
2 bedroom apartment located in the centre of the sought after town on Bakewell. The property consists of 2 Double bedrooms, large open plan kitchen diner and living room, beautiful bathroom and stunning views. Must be viewed to appreciate the size and location.
A deceptively large 3 bedroom end terrace cottage in the picturesque village of Ashford-in-the-Water. The property consists of 3 double bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 3 reception rooms, kitchen with breakfast bar. Garden to the rear with office or playroom. Available from the 1st April 2014.
8, EDGE VIEW, STONEY MIDDLETON, S32 4TQ
21, CASTLETON ROAD, HOPE, S33 6SB
EED R G A LET
A 2 bedroomed mid terraced cottage close to the village centre. The property comprises kitchen diner, sitting room, 2 bedrooms, family bathroom and garden with patio to the rear. Unfurnished. Available now.
£1100 PCM A well proportioned four double bedroomed semidetached home with splendid rear garden, off-road parking and glorious views both front and rear from first floor level. Gas central heating and some sealed unit double glazing. Unfurnished. Available midFebruary 2014.
STORRS MILL, STORRS, S6 6GY
THE OLD TEAROOM, CASTLETON S33 8WQ
A Fantastic opportunity to rent a former mill in a picturesque setting which has been converted to a 5 bedroom detached property. 5 double bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large kitchen, 2 living rooms, games room, conservatory, office, sauna, 5 acres, 2 ponds and a stream. Must be viewed.
A picturesque 3 bedroom cottage located in the Market Square of Castleton. The property comprises of 2 double bedrooms and 1 single bedroom, 1 family bathroom and 1 en-suite, large living room, kitchen with dining room attached. The property has many original features including wooden beams to the ceilings, stone built arch, fireplace and flagstone floors. The property is fully furnished.
£1900 PCM 5, SCHOOL LANE, HATHERSAGE, S32 1AQ A fine looking 3 bedroom cottage located in the much sought after village of Hathersage offers living space over 3 floors. The property comprises of 3 bedrooms, family bathroom, kitchen diner, living room and on road parking. Available on a long or short term contract. Located close to local amenities including shops, pubs and schools.
CHAPMAN HOUSE, HIGH STREET, STONEY MIDDLETON, S32 4TL This is a beautiful detached stone built, modernised country cottage, with stunning views across the Derwent Valley. Set within a friendly rural community, it benefits from a large and fully stocked garden, external store rooms and parking space to the rear. It has 3 bedrooms (2 doubles, one single), central heating and double glazing.
To view any of these properties please contact our rentals dept on 0114 268 9900
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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Alban House, Main Street
An imposing 17th Century, four double bedroom stone built residence with generous off-road parking and stone store. Centrally positioned in the popular Peak Park village of Taddington with picturesque views across the surrounding countryside and set in landscaped gardens adjoining open farmland. Energy Rating F
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Four double bedroom stone built residence Retaining charm and character With a wealth of original features Enclosed front and rear gardens Viewing essential
NEW PRICE £475,000
Cottage Farm, The Hillock
£535,000 plus stock at value
Derwent Gallery, Main Road
A unique opportunity to acquire a detached stone built character cottage with substantial barn offering potential for conversion into separate annexe, holiday cottage or dependent relative accommodation subject to gaining the relevant planning consents. Generous enclosed garden and off-road parking. Energy Rating D
A unique opportunity to acquire an extended three double bedroom, family home with enclosed level garden, generous off-road parking, retail shop and workshops, currently run as a successful art gallery and picture framing business in a popular tourist location within the Peak District National Park. Energy Rating D
• Period stone built farm cottage • Ample parking • Easy commutable distance to Sheffield
• Family home with business opportunity • 440sq ft of retail space plus workshops • All year round Peak District Tourism
• Stone barn offering potential for conversion • Lady Manners School catchment
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• Level garden & gravel drive with ample parking • Grindleford train station 0.5 miles away
NEW PRICE £180,000
NEW PRICE £150,000
Cornerways, Manchester Rd Tideswell
A fully refurbished three bedroom semi-detached property with offroad parking, detached garage with utility/workshop to the rear and generous enclosed rear garden enjoying superb views. Occupying a peaceful cul-de-sac location with outstanding views across the river towards Bradford Dale. Energy Rating C
A charming two bedroom stone built period cottage centrally located in the historic village of Tideswell, home to the Cathedral of the Peak, within walking distance to an excellent range of shops, amenities, country inns and cafés. Ideally suited as a holiday cottage or investment property. Energy Rating E.
• Three bedroom semi-detached property • Close to local shops and amenities • Lady Manners School catchment • Beautifully presented throughout • Derbyshire Dales District Council occupancy clause applies
• Charming two bedroom stone built period cottage • With gas central heating and double glazing • Seating terrace • Use of a garden which is common land and maintained by the owners • No Upward Chain
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A unique three double bedroom residence nestled in approximately an acre of landscaped gardens, with double garage and generous offroad parking. Including a substantial outbuilding suitable for home office or independent annexe subject to gaining the necessary planning consents. Energy Rating D
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Outstanding far reaching views
Immaculately presented throughout
Detached outbuilding with services Ideally suited as home office or annexe or could easily be adapted to stabling for two horses
High quality contemporary fixtures and fittings
Spacious eight bedroom terraced property offering a variety of potential
54 West Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6HG 7 6HG Description:
Eight bedroom spacious property that would would appeal appeal to to aa variety of purchasers. The property is ocated located in in aa popular area of Buxton close to the University campus. iversity campus. There is potential for the property to remain as aa single single emain as dwelling as well as being converted into bedsits or or flats, flats, o bedsits all subject to the necessary consents. It isis conveniently conveniently located for the town centre and all local amenities. al amenities.
Carillon, Main Street
Entrance Vestibule, Entrance Hall, Lounge, Dining Room, Breakfast Room, Kitchen & Shower Room
Four Bedrooms, Bathroom & WC
Landing, Four Bedrooms & Bathroom
Front Garden & Rear Yard
Through the joint auctioneers Bagshaws, Bridge Street, Bakewell, DE45 1DS Tel: 01629 814774
A charming Grade II Listed three bedroom stone-built end terrace cottage with enclosed rear courtyard and off-road parking. Occupying a picturesque popular village location, close to local shop and country inn. Ideally suited as a main home or holiday cottage. Energy Rating: exempt
• Grade II Listed three bedroom cottage • Retains charm and character • Easily managed enclosed rear seating terrace
• Off-road parking for one vehicle if required • Viewing is essential
NEW PRICE £144,950
The Old Salt House, 5a Buxton Rd Bakewell A well presented two bedroom stone built mid-terrace cottage occupying a central location in the historic market town of Bakewell within easy level walking distance to shops, restaurants and amenities. Enclosed rear seating terrace, double glazing and storage heaters. Energy Rating E
• • Ideally suited for first time buyers or holiday cottage • Rear courtyard includes raised paved and gravel seating terrace • Central Bakewell location • Close to local shops and amenities Two bedroom stone built mid-terrace cottage
Guide Price £200,000
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A substantial four bedroom detached dormer bungalow, well presented throughout with detached two storey garage, detached home office, generous parking and enclosed landscaped gardens. Occupying a rural village location with outstanding views across open countryside. Energy Rating D.
• Four bedroom detached dormer bungalow • Ideally suited for wheelchair access, dependant living or holiday cottage accommodation
• Enclosed landscaped gardens • Occupying a rural village location • Outstanding views across open countryside
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Here are just a few of the properties Caudwell & Co sold in 2013. Perhaps yours could be next?
Guide price: £450,000
Guide price: £425,000
Guide price: £550,000
Green, Birchover, Derbyshire
Great Longstone, Derbyshire
Guide price: £475,000
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Guide price: £399,000
Great Hucklow, Derbyshire
Guide price: £425,000
Guide price: £595,000
Guide price: £425,000
Tel: 01629 810018 • www.caudwellandco.com
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YEW TREE COTTAGE
Curbar, Hope Valley, Derbyshire
Moor Road, Ashover, Derbyshire
An attractive stone built former vicarage dating from circa 1865 on the edge of this highly sought after Peak District village.
An immaculate cottage situated in the middle of this popular Derbyshire conservation village with a pretty garden and off road parking.
Entrance hall; four reception rooms; kitchen/breakfast room; four bedrooms; three bath/shower rooms; separate one bedroom holiday cottage; off road parking; double garage; attractive gardens; EPC rating – D.
Two reception rooms; kitchen/breakfast room; utility; garden room; four bedrooms; two bath/shower rooms; cottage garden; off road parking with further garden area; EPC rating – E.
Guide price: £999,500 (subject to contract). Viewing: By appointment with Caudwell & Co. on 01629 810018.
Guide price: On application. Viewing: By appointment with Caudwell & Co. on 01629 810018.
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THE OLD VICARAGE
Churchtown, Darley Dale, Derbyshire
Hassop Court, Hassop, Derbyshire
A lovely stone built family house set in just under two acres situated on the edge of the hamlet of Churchtown close to Darley Dale.
A recently renovated Grade II listed house with off road parking and gardens all within the curtilage of Hassop Hall, ideal as a Derbyshire base or holiday let.
Two reception rooms; kitchen; utility; four bedrooms; family bathroom; off road parking; land extending to approximately 1.87 acres; EPC rating – E.
Open plan kitchen/sitting/dining room; two double bedrooms; two bath/shower rooms; off road parking; three areas of garden; EPC rating – E.
Guide price: £420,000 (subject to contract). Viewing: By appointment with Caudwell & Co. on 01629 810018.
Guide price: £ 329,500 (subject to contract). Viewing: By appointment with Caudwell & Co. on 01629 810018.
THE COACH HOUSE Middleton Hall, Stoney Middleton, Derbyshire Entrance hall; sitting/dining room; kitchen/ breakfast room; four bedrooms; two bath/ shower rooms; off road parking; small garden; new central heating system; EPC rating – E. Rent: £1,050pcm. Viewing: By appointment with Caudwell & Co. on 01629 810018.
WESTLOWE LODGE Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire
HOOLEY HOUSE Butts Road, Bakewell, Derbyshire A well presented stone built house situated close to the centre of Bakewell with wonderful views over the town from the ﬁrst ﬂoor sitting room. Two reception rooms; kitchen; three bedrooms; two bath/shower rooms; off road parking; single garage; small rear garden; roof terrace; EPC rating – D.
Guide price: £300,000 (subject to contract). Viewing: By appointment with Caudwell & Co. on 01629 810018.
Rutland Square, Buxton Road, Bakewell DE45 1BZ Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Entrance hall; two reception rooms; kitchen/ breakfast room; three bedrooms; two bathrooms; lovely gardens; EPC rating – D. Rent: £990pcm. Viewing: By appointment with Caudwell & Co. on 01629 810018.
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• Spacious detached bungalow • Stands in delightful gardens • Two/three bedrooms • Family bathroom & shower room • Living room / Dining kitchen • Dining room / bedroom three • Driveway & garaging • Including area of woodland • EPC=E
SPACIOUS PINE LOG GARDEN ROOM • Stone built end of row period property • TWO DOUBLE BEDROOMS • Family bathroom • Spacious dining kitchen • Living room • Located in a quiet residential area • Close to excellent local amenities at Darley Dale • EPC=E
• Exceptionally well presented semi-detached home • Three bedrooms • Good sized well equipped fitted kitchen • Spacious dining lounge • Entrance hallway with cloakroom off • MODERN SHOWER ROOM • Gardens and off-road parking • EPC=C
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• A well presented and spacious modern family home • Village location • Three bedrooms and family bathroom • Fitted kitchen • Through dining / lounge • Courtyard garden • Available immediately • EPC=C
• One bedroom furnished studio apartment • Landlord may consider selling this ideal investment property • Gated secure forecourt • Breakfast kitchen • Shower room • Front forecourt • Town centre location • Available immediately • EPC=E
• First floor apartment • Allocated parking • Two bedrooms • Lounge • Kitchen • Family bathroom • Available immediately • EPC=E
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The Country Property Specialists
Biggin by Hartington, Derbyshire, SK17 0DH
Aldwark, Grange Mill, Derbyshire, DE4 4HX
A delightfully positioned detached farmhouse set in 16.43 acres.
A fully renovated Grade II listed Gentleman’s residence.
The accommodation is well presented with two reception rooms, three bedrooms and re-fitted family bathroom. There are a good range of outbuildings including steel and brick barns. EPC Rating E.
With five bedrooms, formal gardens leading onto the paddock. Situated in a very convenient location. EPC Rating E.
Sale guide price: £595,000 Enquiries to: Ashbourne Office 01335 342201
Sale guide price: £620,000 Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777
3 Dale View
Earl Sterndale, Derbyshire
Bradbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1PB
A well presented four bedroom rural property.
A detached three bedroom house in a rural location.
Nicely situated on the edge of this popular peak district village. EPC Rating D.
Subject to an Agricultural Occupancy Condition. Council Tax Band E. EPC Rating D.
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Sale guide price: £235,000 Rent: £665 pcm
Enquiries to: Ashbourne Office 01335 342201
Enquiries to: Bakewell Office 01629 812777
Back on Bakewell’s highstreet after 15 years
Preliminary Auction Announcement
We are delighted to announce the opening of our new shop window off Rutland Square in Bakewell. After 15 years without a highstreet presence we will be unveiling our newly refurbished double fronted shop window at Rutland Mews. The window space will be used to market all our latest properties from across the region along with land sales, auctions and other services provided by Bagshaws. Our sales office will still be located within the Agricultural Business Centre and all property details will also be displayed here giving our clients even greater exposure to the homes they are selling.
The next property and land auction will be on Monday 31st March 2014 3.00pm at The Agricultural Business Centre, Bakewell. Entries to date include: 43 acre farm at Ashover
3.80 acre farm at Stony Houghton
Land at Hartington
13.76 acres at Sheldon
Further entries are invited Contact the Bakewell Office for details or visit our website at www.bagshaws.com.
For more information about marketing your property please call Ed Lawley on Bakewell 01692 812777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To book an appointment call now: Bakewell 01629 812777 Uttoxeter 01889 562811 Ashbourne 01335 342201
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Chartered Surveyors • Estate Agents • Auctioneers • Residential Letting Agents WIRKSWORTH
Offers around £249,950 • Ample driveway parking for
• Detached property enjoying a larger than average plot.
three/four vehicles & garage.
• Sitting Room, Dining Kitchen, Utility Room. • Two Bedrooms, Shower Room. • Two Attic Rooms offering potential to extend the living
accommodation (subject to planning/building regulations approval).
• Extensive rear garden. • Gas central heating • NO UPWARD CHAIN
Offers around £199,950 • Front & rear courtyard style garden areas. • Enjoying superb rooftop views towards Bolehill. • Sitting Room, Dining Room, modern fitted Kitchen. Secluded location, yet within walking distance • • Three Bedrooms, Family Bathroom with of Wirksworth town centre. separate Shower Cubicle. • Gas fired central heating & sealed unit double glazing. • Immaculately presented throughout. • Well proportioned traditional stone mid-terrace cottage.
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a large plot and enjoying superb views to the rear.
• Sitting Room, Breakfast Kitchen, Utility, Dining Room/Third Bedroom.
• Ample driveway parking & detached garage.
double glazing & oil fired central • Two further Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom. • UPVC heating. • Excellent potential to further extend (Subject to necessary consents). • VIEWING STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.
Offers around £179,950 • Detached Bungalow, ideally located within level walking distance of local shops & bus routes.
• Entrance Hallway, Sitting Room, well-fitted Kitchen. • Two Bedrooms, Family Bathroom. • Installed solar panels. • Gravelled front garden & fully enclosed lawned rear garden & patio.
• Driveway parking & garage. • Highly regarded, popular cul-de-sac location. • Gas fired central heating & UPVC double glazing. • NO UPWARD CHAIN.
• Sitting Room, Dining Room, Breakfast Kitchen. • Four Double Bedrooms (Extremely Spacious Attic Bedroom Four), Family Bathroom. • Attractive patio and lawned garden to rear & stone outhouse.
Offers around £195,000 • Detached modern family home occupying a popular & convenient cul- de-sac location.
Offers around £157,500 • Three Bedroom Semi-Detached family home ideally located within a cul-de-sac location.
• Lounge, Dining Room, Fitted Kitchen, UPVC Conservatory.
• Sitting Room, Dining Room, Fitted Kitchen, Guests'
• Three Bedrooms, Shower Room. • Lawned front garden & ample driveway parking. • Rear patio garden area. • Rooftop views over Wirksworth. • Gas fired central heating & sealed unit UPVC
• Three Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom. • Potential to further extend (subject to planning /
• NO UPWARD CHAIN.
walking distance of town centre amenities.
• Rooftop views over Matlock Town and countryside beyond.
• Gas fired central heating. • NO UPWARD CHAIN.
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Offers around £245,000 • Highly regarded street location within
• An Extremely Well Proportioned Stone-Built Semi-Detached period property.
building regulations approval).
• Gated block- paved driveway. • Fully enclosed, good sized lawned rear garden & garden store.
• Views over countryside towards Riber Castle. • Within Walking distance of town centre amenities. • Gas fired central heating/sealed unit upvc double glazing.
Fixed Price £249,750 • Two/Three Bedroomed Detached Bungalow, occupying • Mature, well established lawned garden &
Offers around £135,000 • Well proportioned Semi-Detached Victorian Cottage.
• Sitting Room, Dining Room, Fitted Kitchen. • Two Double Bedrooms, Family Bathroom. • Front forecourt garden & large rear garden. • Superb far reaching countryside views.
• Gas fired central heating & sealed unit double glazing.
• VIEWING STRONGLY RECOMMENDED. • VENDOR LOOKING TO ACHIEVE A QUICK SALE.
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• Period three bedroomed town house • Enjoying a quiet position • Part furnished; Short term let only • Extensive grounds and off-street parking • Rent to include a gardening service
• Ground floor two bedroomed apartment • Sealed unit double glazing and gas central heating • Open plan living area with dining kitchen • Two double bedrooms and modern bathroom • Easy to manage courtyard garden and car space
• Two bedroomed ground floor apartment • Gas fired central heating and double glazing • Entrance hall, open plan kitchen living room • Two bedrooms and family bathroom • Allocated parking space
• Two double bedroomed 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
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• 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
• Two bedroomed mid town house • Living room, breakfast kitchen and bathroom • Low maintenance patio garden area • Driveway providing off-street parking • Gas fired central heating and double glazing
• Two bedroomed unfurnished terraced house • Lounge, under stairs storage, separate dining room • Fitted kitchen with built-in appliances • Two bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and bathroom • Small garden to rear and communal car standing
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WORMHILL 3 bed detached bungalow with panoramic views plus The Potting Shed, beautiful 2 bed holiday let providing useful income. Set in a select hamlet at Hargate Hall in the Peak District National Park. Located in part of original walled garden. Viewing highly recommended. Rural yet only 5 miles from historic Buxton. EPC ratings E & D
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these areas. Looking ahead to 2014 we anticipate further pick-up in the market, having already experienced a very strong start to January. “Tim’s appointment comes as part of our plans for growth and expansion.
His experience will help us to continue building on the success of last year.” Speaking about his new role, Tim said: “I am delighted to be joining an estate agency with such a long and esteemed history, and look forward to working
with the ELR team.” ELR is a truly independent business, privately owned by local property professionals, offering a wide range of services including property sales, surveys, lettings, mortgages and auctions.
London-Paris In 4 Days – ON A BIKE?! Eight men from Matlock are looking to embark on a journey of a lifetime in aid of Arthritis Research UK to try and raise awareness of the illness and as much money as possible. In October 2012, a local girl from Matlock was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at the tender age of 9. Her condition has been, and continues to be controlled by two weekly injections to ensure she is pain and symptom free. She remains under the excellent care of the rheumatology team at Sheffield Children’s Hospital and receives constant help, support and additional care from Arthritis Research UK. Phil Maycock, Marcus Smith, Dave Watts, Nick Jenkins, Pete Denton, Andy Hodkin, Martin Bonsall and Jake Hodkin have decided to participate in the London-Paris bike ride 2014 in aid of Arthritis Research UK. The LondonParis bike ride consists of riding approximately 300 miles in 4 days, averaging 75 miles a day. Most of the people participating have not been on a bike for a long time and certainly not ridden 75 miles before!! When something like
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Calver Children’s Cinema will be showing Planes on Saturday 8th February at Calver Village Hall. Doors open 1.30pm, film starts at 2.30pm. Ticket price £3 each for adults and children, under 3s free. To reserve tickets phone 01433 631298 or pay on the door. Disabled facilities, free parking. Teas, coffees, cakes will be on sale by 1st Curbar Guides. There will also be a goodies stall for the children. All profits go to local schools and children's charities. Dusty is a crop-dusting plane who dreams of competing in a famous aerial race. The problem?
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Estate agent Eadon Lockwood and Riddle have appointed experienced valuer Tim Venn following a surge in enquiries from home owners looking to sell, and potential buyers registering their details. Tim has 8 years’ experience in both sales and lettings, including time spent working in London. He will work across the Sheffield and Peak District region, from his base in the firm’s Hathersage office. The team expansion also follows the agency’s recent success, as recognised in the national Estate Agent Awards, in which they received acclaim in two categories including ‘Best Small Agent’, and employee James Ross was named in the ‘Valuer of the Year’ category. ELR’s investment in the development of their team is indicative of a growth in property market confidence, and follows an 18% upturn in sales seen by ELR in the last quarter of 2013. Nick Riddle, Director, said: “ELR has a number of offices across South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire, and we are seeing a great deal of movement both in terms of sales and lettings in both of
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Energy available from the air or from the ground around you can be utilised by a heat pump system to provide all your heating and domestic hot water requirements. If land is available next to your property you could go for loops of pipe buried one metre down, or placed at the bottom of a lake if one is available. If space is limited, the pipes can be installed vertically in bore holes or you could opt for an air source system. Heat pumps can be connected to under-floor heating pipework or appropriately sized radiators. Heat is supplied in a gradual and continuous manner, taking into account the current outdoor temperature to provide just the right amount of heat to keep your house at a comfortable temperature throughout the year. At the heart of any heat pump is a refrigeration system which picks up heat energy from the environment at one temperature and delivers it at a higher temperature to
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lovely and warm and we have loads of hot water. We use a small, reasonably priced green electricity provider and are very happy to do our bit and have a small carbon footprint.” Note that from this year, the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme for domestic properties will
Success At County Dance Auditions
Three talented dance students from Highfields School were successful in auditioning for the Derbyshire County Youth Dance Company last month. 17-year-old Hannah Postlethwaite and Cara Makin, aged 13, both from Wingerworth, and Scarlett Richards, also 13, from Matlock, will be representing Highfields and the county in dance. The girls will be rehearsing once a week at The Winding Wheel in Chesterfield with other talented dancers from the region, and working towards
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performances to represent the region in dance. They train in contemporary dance and also cover technique and choreography. Hannah hopes to go on to study art at university after leaving Highfields next summer, but aims to keep up dancing too. Head of dance at Highfields, Kerryn Wise, said, “These students have done tremendously well to get this far. They join three other students from Highfields who passed the auditions last year, and I am very proud of all of our dancers showing this degree of talent.”
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Since 2011 The Renewable Shop has been helping domestic and commercial customers to lower their energy bills, benefit from Government incentives and reduce their impact on the environment. Now based in Darley Dale, The Renewable Shop provides a comprehensive installation and maintenance service for small scale renewable energy systems. Future proof your home: Time is running out for home-owners to claim their Renewable Heat Premium Payment (RHPP) voucher. The voucher scheme finishes on the 31st March 2014. We urge you to act fast and get in touch, to ensure your installation is completed by The Renewable Shop and registered by the deadline. After the closure of the voucher scheme at the end of March, the Government will be introducing a new incentive scheme. From Spring 2014 home-owners will receive domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) tariff payments for 7 years, for heat generated by biomass boilers, heat pumps and solar thermal panels. Typical payback periods for renewable systems, against oil, LPG, solid fuel & electric heating, (including
fuel savings and RHI payments) are: 3 to 5 years for ground source; 2 to 4 years for biomass; 5 to 7 years for air source and 7 to 10 years for solar thermal panels. Whether you need an air source heat pump for your new build or pellet boiler for your old leaky property, we have the expertise to install a system bespoke to your requirements. Future proof your electricity usage with the installation of a solar PV system. A domestic solar PV system will typically cost £6,000 inc VAT; the payback is after just 6 years. Future proof your business: Now is the time for your business to replace your oil, LPG, electric or solid fuel heating system and switch to a renewable heat source such as a biomass boiler or ground source heat pump.
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were also pleased with the fact that as the bench was made locally and from recycled plastic waste, there would be no more painting
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GET HANDS-ON AT DERBYSHIRE ECO CENTRE THIS SPRING Whether you are interested in crafts, conservation or climate change, the Derbyshire Eco Centre has something for you. Discover the joy of learning this spring at Derbyshire County Council’s flagship eco building. From permaculture, organic fruit and veg growing and bee keeping to renewable energy technologies and self-building with timber, straw and lime, we have something for everyone. Learn traditional coppice
craft skills, make your own hurdle, basket or charcoal and make sculptures and plant frames for your garden from willow. If you are looking to develop your skills for work, there are also qualifications on offer to adults of all ages. The Lantra Level 1 Award in Dry Stone Walling starting in March is a nationally recognised qualification. Or if you are looking for a first step into work or volunteering in the countryside or gardening,
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“Good amount of hands on experience. Inspiring & motivating. Thank You!!” (Self build with timber, 2013.) “Great course, would recommend it. Tutors were outstanding in every respect. Days filled with great advice, learning, encouragement and a good laugh.” (Dry stone walling Level 1, 2013). For children aged between 4 and 14, there are family learning workshops in the February half term and Easter holidays, where adults and children can learn together skills such as willow sculpture, storytelling using massage, bird watching and making mosaics, felt, rugs, collages or bird boxes from natural and recycled materials. If you are self-building or ‘greening’ an existing property, you may need construction skills. Some courses in DIY, plumbing and woodworking are available at the Eco Centre and longer courses, including qualification courses, are run at other Derbyshire Adult Community Education Centres in Ashbourne, Bakewell, and Hope Valley. V i s i t www.derbyshire.gov.uk/adu lteducation for more details. For more information about courses at the Derbyshire Eco Centre, please call 01629 533038, e m a i l email@example.com, go to www.derbyshire.gov.uk/eco centre or drop in for a visit. It is close to the historic market town of Wirksworth and shares a site with the National Stone Centre. The centre is open Monday to Friday 9.30am to 4.30pm.
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Citizens Advice Bureau HIGH PEAK – Tel. 01298 214550. Helpline Tel: 08444 111 308 if ringing from a landline, or 0300 3300 650 if ringing from a mobile Mon Wed & Fri 10am-2pm, Tues 1–8pm & Thurs 10am8pm, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org (TIDESWELL –The New Surgery, Parke Road, Wednesday 2-5pm (Appointments only). BASLOW – Baslow Health Centre, Church Lane, Wednesday 9.30am12.30pm (Appointments only). HARTINGTON – The Surgery, Dig Street, Wednesday 9.15–11.30am (Appointments only). EYAM – The Surgery, Church Street 2nd & 4th Thursdays monthly 9.30am–12.30pm (Appointments only). BRADWELL– Netherside Surgery 1st & 3rd Thursdays monthly 9.15am–12.15pm (Appointments only. HOPE – The Evelyn Medical Centre, Marsh Avenue, Friday 9.15am–12.15pm (Appointments only). Please see our website for details of all our sessions www.highpeakcab.org.uk EVERY MONDAY Alzheimer’s Society Memory Cafés Social event providing access to support and information for people with dementia, their carers, family and friends. Groups are friendly and informal. Every 4th Monday of the month. Medway Community Centre, Bakewell. Please pop along anytime between 2-4pm. Contact the Alzheimer’s Society on 01246 223366 or email email@example.com Ashford Badminton Club 8-9.30pm. In the sports hall at Lady Manners School. Contact Pete Rhodes on 01629 810319/0775 4421211 for more info. Ashbourne Sinfonia Rehearsals at Thorpe Village Hall and Parwich. 7.30pm. Contact Howard Kilner 01298 84844 for details. Badminton Hartington Village Hall between 8-10pm. Everyone welcome. For further info. 07870 879734. Bakewell Choral Society rehearsals, 7.15-9.30pm in Bakewell Methodist Church, Matlock Street, Bakewell. Term time only. Tel. 01629 650919.. Bakewell Cubs 6.15-7.45pm. At the Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell. Further info. Mike Horrod 01629 732173. Bamford Pre-School Playgroup meets during term time at the Methodist School Rooms, Main Road, Bamford. 9am-12noon. Caroline Hunter 07919 007770. Bamford Tennis Club - Ladies S&D Match practice night 6.30pm. Ruth 0114 289 9384. Baslow Mother and Baby Group 10am-12noon. Baslow Church Rooms. Charge is £2 per family. Just turn up or tel. Rachel Brown on 01246 583022. Biggin W.I. meet at 7.30-9.30pm 2nd Monday in the month. Tel. Francis 01298 84447 or Lynn 84548. Bradwell Bowls Club Open bowling. 6pm. All welcome beginners or advanced. Tel. June 01433 620227 for more info. Bradwell Pre-School 9am-12noon at the Memorial Hall, Netherside. Contact Wendy Riley 07756 236563. Bridge Club Bakewell Town Hall. 7.15pm. Pairs (Acol). Visitors just turn up. £1.50 pp. 01629 814439/01298 871151. (Not Bank Holidays). Bright Owl's Toddler Group Matlock Join us at the Tin Hut Playgroup for crafts, songs and playtime every Monday in term time 1.30-3pm. £2 per family including refreshments. Come on the day or if you'd like further details contact the playgroup on 01629 583639 or 205 Smedley Street, Matlock. British Red Cross Meeting Red Cross House, Matlock Green, Matlock. 7.15pm. All welcome. Further details 01629 582171. Burbage Band Buxton training and lessons. Free tuition and instrument provided. Tel. Steve 01298 79152. Buxton and High Peak Art Society meet at Dove Holes Community Centre. 1.30-3.30pm. Tel. Secretary, Bronwen 01629 813686. Chapel-en-le-Frith Ladies Choir Town Hall, Chapel-en-le-Frith. 8pm. 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. This session will be held by one of our Children Centre Workers every Monday, you can come along for free advice and help on any matters that you are concerned about. No Appointment necessary just drop in between 9–11am. Fishpond Choir Rehearsal 7.30-9.30pm. The Fishpond, Matlock Bath. Further info. email firstname.lastname@example.org or turn up on the night. Great Longstone Bridge ClubVillage Hall. 7-10pm. New members needed and welcomed. Tel. 01629 640442. Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup Bishop Pavilion, Bridge Field. 9.30am12.30pm. Contact Supervisor -Rebecca Stephenson 07842 095402. Hathersage Choir Rehearsals in the Lawrence Hall, at the Hathersage Memorial Hall. 7.30-9.30pm. Contact Secretary on 01433 650554. Hope Mums, Bumps, Babies and Toddlers A small friendly group run by new mums. The Old School in Hope from 10-12. Drop in any time for tea and chat. Contact Jane 07966476636. email@example.com for more details Hope Valley Lions Club meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at The Rising Sun Hotel, Bamford at 8pm. Visitors and prospective members welcome. Further info. Club President Jerry Fisher on 01246 461378.
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Interested in Cycling? – Led rides for women at Hassop. Meet at Hassop Station, 10–11am. Suitable ride for beginners, small children welcome. Rides are led by British Cycling Ride Leaders. Bring your own bike or hire one for only £6.00. Jazz Workshop 7.30pm at Hope Valley College. Experienced players or beginners to jazz – everyone welcome. Pete on 01433 631284. Lah di Dah Small, friendly ladies singing group looking for new members to sing wide variety of songs, unaccompanied in several parts. Previous experience preferable but not necessary. Meet at Whitworth Centre. 7.309.30pm and at a variety of events. Contact Julia on 01629 56744. Learn to Dance Masson Mill, Matlock. 7-8pm ish. All buzz it ruzz it. Social dancing to include waltz, quick step, rumba, fox trot. 01629 760208. Little Hedgehogs Pre-School (supporting pre-school children in the Hollingsclough, Longnor and Flash areas ). Children enjoy creative play and learning, songs and stories and our beautiful location in a purpose built preschool. Open Mon/Wed/Fri term time from 9am-3pm, £17.50/day. Part days available along with half portion (and half price) school lunches. Further info please call 01298 83233 (school hours) and ask for the Pre-School. Litton Village Hall Mums and toddlers exercise session. 9-10am. Suitable for all ages and fitness levels (be prepared to sweat) £6 drop in or £20 for 4 sessions (spaces limited, please call first). Tel. Michelle 07854 763570. Matlock Bridge Club St Helen’s Church Hall, Darley Dale. Competition night. Prompt start at 7pm. Membership £5. Tel. 01629 583706. Matlock Cycling Club 9.30am. Starting from Cromford Market Place. Slow morning ride. Details Tony Holmes 01629 734753. Matlock Derwent Valley Lions Club meet on the 2nd Monday of each month at the Square and Compass, Darley Bridge at 8pm. New members always welcome. For more info. visit www.matlocklions.org.uk or tel. 0845 8339583. Messy Explorers 1.30-3pm - a chance for your child to develop their senses using a variety of messy resources. 0-5 year olds, Fairfield Children's Centre, Victoria Park Road, Fairfield, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 7PE (01298) 74895. New & Young Parent’s Baby Groups 1-3pm. Matlock Children’s Centre. A group for new or young parents to meet with their 0–1 year old babies. An informal meeting place, fun activities, health promotion, opportunity to meet new friends, share ideas & experiences, free refreshments and healthy snacks. Open during school holidays but not bank holidays. 01629 581867. Otter Tots Swim School 1.30-2.30pm. During term time only at S. Anselm’s School, Bakewell. For all babies and children from 3 months to school age. Contact Victoria 07944 391362. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.ottertots.com. Peak Forest Playgroup 9.15am-1.15pm Tel. Charlotte or Lara on 07733 166715. Peak Pre-School Stanton in the Peak School. 9am-2pm. Details: Cathy (Supervisor) on 07799 084244, Tuesday evenings only 6-8.30pm. Peep Two’s Preparing your child for nursery. At Matlock Children’s Centre. 10– 11.30am. A group to help parents and carers give their children a flying start and prepare them for nursery. The session includes songs, rhymes, craft activities and talk time for parents.Tel. 01629 581867 for more info. Qigong 8pm. Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock - suitable for all - good for back pain, injuries, arthritis, joint problems, stress and more - 07896 977388. www.derbyshireqigong.org.uk Rowsley Toddler Group Rowsley Methodist School Room, Chatsworth Road. 9.30-11.30am. (term time). Stanton-in-Peak Bell Ringing Practice 7.30-9pm. Learners very welcome. For details tel. 01629 636889. Stay and Play 1.30-3pm. A fun and interactive group for all families with children 5 years and under. Matlock Children’s Centre. 01629 581867. Tai Chi for the Over 50s 11am-12noon at Tansley Village Hall, Tansley. For further details 01629 56235. Tideswell Band rehearse at the Youth Club Building, 7.30-9pm. Contact Simon Lewis for details 07762 797595. Tissington Pre-School 9.30am-12.30pm at Tissington Village Hall. For more details please call 07817 177405 during session times. Tools for Self-Reliance 10am-12noon, Roman Catholic Church Crypt, Bakewell. Volunteers welcome to help refurbish tools for third world. Contact Mrs M. Pope 01629 733944. Toddlers Group for 0-4yrs, with parents or grandparents. Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale. 9.30-11.30am. Info. 01629 735988. Under 1’s Baby Group 1.30–3pm at Matlock Children’s Centre. A group for parents to come along, meet new friends and share their baby experiences. Tel. 01629 581867 for more info. Wing Chun Kung Fu 9pm. Arc Leisure Centre, Matlock - Practical self defence and health for men and women- genuine Ip Man lineage - 07896 977388. www.derbyshire-wingchun.org.uk Wirksworth Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 2pm. Entry level walk. 45– 75 minutes. Meet Wirksworth Leisure centre. Wirksworth Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 2pm. Easy walk. 60–90 minutes. Meet Wirksworth Leisure centre. Women’s Badminton Group age flexible. Well established. Matlock area, new welcomed. For further details 0114 2397225. Yoga with Louise at the Medway Centre in Bakewell. Drop in class £6.50. 7.309pm. Dynamic Hatha Yoga. Mats provided. All levels welcome including beginners. Contact Louise (BWY) on 01538 304561 or just turn up. Map on website. www.yogamania.co.uk Youlgrave Bee Group 1st Monday in the month. 7pm. Contact 01629 630202. Zen in the Peak District 7pm Meditation practice, instruction and help, near Matlock Bath. Contact email@example.com or visit www.kwanumzen.org.uk/The Peak/ for more info. EVERY TUESDAY Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Cafe Social event providing access to support and information for people with dementia, their carers, family and friends. Groups are friendly and informal. Every 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Old Hall Hotel, Buxton, 10.30am-12noon. Tel. Nikki at Alzheimer’s Society on 01246 223366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org An Art Group Peak Forest Reading Room. New members always welcome. 7.30-9.30pm. Tel. Elaine 01298 71485 or come along to our next class. Art with Matlock U3A Scout HQ Matlock Green, 10-12 noon. New members welcome. Call Ruth on 01629 56636. Ashover Indoor Bowls Club meets Tuesday and/or Wednesday. 2-4.30pm. Ashover Village Hall. New members needed. Baby and Toddler Group (Totzone) Unit 4 off Olde English Road, Matlock. 1011.30am (term time only). Contact Josie 01629 584783. Baby Massage-parents are taught the art of gentle massage with their baby in small relaxing groups. 1.30-3pm. Contact Harpur Hill Children’s Centre, Buxton on (01298) 74101 for further info. and to book a place. Free. Bakewell Bridge Club Medway Centre. Players should be seated at 6.50pm for a 7pm start). New players and visitors welcome. Secretary Tony Margree 01629 636267. 1st Bakewell Brownies 6.15-7.30pm. The Brigade Hall, Bath Street, Bakewell. Further info. Heidi 01629 810369, Helen 732173, Doreen 812863. Back on Balance 7-8pm and 8-9pm. Litton village hall. No exercise experience necessary. Focus on improving your overall spinal health. £6 drop in or £20 for 4 sessions. Please bring a mat or towel. Tel. Michelle 07854 763570.
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Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Easy walk 60–90 minutes different walks around the Matlock area. Matlock and District Tennis Club Social Play. 6pm-till dusk. Highfields School Back 2 Netball This is a great way to keep fit and have fun, even if you’ve not Lower School site, Starkholmes. April to September. Tony 01629 56531or played since school or all all! Great Longstone School Sports Hall, 7–8pm. Judith 01629 732614. Bakewell Crafty Kids Club 10am-12noon in term time. Crafts and fun for preMatlock and District Rifle Club Contact Len Webster 01629 584797. school children. (Parent/carer required to stay) £2 donation per family. Matlock Multiples Group every fortnight. 10-11.30am. We're a new group for Further details contact Medway Centre on 01629 813638. twins (or more) bumps to preschoolers and their parents/grandparents. Tel: Bakewell Methodist Church Badminton Club Wesley Hall, Bakewell Methodist 07717 833641 or email@example.com Church. 7.30-10pm. Tel. Jennifer Morewood 01629 812299. Doreen Gammage Matlock Workplace Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 12.30pm Easy walk 01629 813714. 45 – 60 mins Meet in reception at Derbyshire Dales District Council Town Hall Bakewell Town Guild A newly formed Townswomen’s Guild in Bakewell. Meet Bank Road (bottom end) for a brisk walk around Matlock in your lunch hour. on the 2nd Tuesday every month. Bakewell Town Hall. Between 10am-12noon. Meditation Classes at Age Concern, Orme Court, Granby Road. 7.30-9.30pm. New members very welcome. Enq. 01246 582219. Further info. 01298 24861. Bakewell WI every third Tuesday of the month at The Friends Meeting House, NWR (Bakewell) first Tuesday in the month. We are a friendly group that meets Bakewell. 7.30pm. Contact Rashelle Maltz-Jones (01629 810355) and Jacky in each others’ homes in and around the Bakewell area. Are you a lively minded Severn (01629 810037) for further info.or just come along on the night. woman wanting to make friends locally, exchange ideas, have interesting Visitors welcome. discussions and join in social events? National Women’s Register is a Bamford Pre-School Playgroup See Monday’s Events for further details. countrywide network group see www.nwr.org.uk for more info; registered Bamford Tennis Club adult coaching and social tennis from 6pm. Tel. 01433 charity 295198). Tel. Lorraine on 01298 85024. 651559 to arrange a free introductory session. Otter Tots Swim School Classes 12.30-2.30pm. See Monday’s Events for Beavers (6-8 years). 6-7.15pm. Hathersage Scout Headquarters. More info. further details. John on 01433 651889 or website - www.hathersage-scouts.org.uk Peak Artists are a group who paint in various media. South Darley Village Hall Bingo Queens Court Sheltered Accommodation, Queens Road, Fairfield, from 7-9pm. Further info. 01629 734304. Buxton. 7.30pm. Peak Chamber Orchestra Calver Methodist Church. Contact Glyn Davis 01433 Bradwell Teddy Bear Club (Parent, Baby and Toddler Group) meet at the 630689. Methodist Schoolrooms, Bradwell (opp. White Hart Pub) from 9.30-11.30am. Peak Forest Play group Peak Forest Reading Room. See Monday’s Events for All welcome. Further info. contact Collette 01433 623838. further details. Bio-Diversity Action Team out and about doing practical work across Peak Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details. Derbyshire. No experience necessary. Contact Steve Wright 01332 348591. Pilates Hathersage Methodist Church Hall. 11.30am-12.30pm. Hope Loxley Bradwell Pre-School Group See Hall. 8.15-9.15pm. Phone Claire 07990 Monday’s Events for further details. 771155. British Red Cross Meeting Bakewell Preparing for Nursery and School at PLEASE NOTE: If you have had a Town Hall, The Court Room, Bakewell. Bakewell Children’s Centre. 10.30-12 regular event with us which is still listed 7.30pm. All welcome. (Excluding 4th noon. This weekly group is for 2 and 3 Tuesday in the month). Further details and no longer runs can you please get in year olds. Helps parents/carers give 01629 582171. their children a flying start and prepare touch with Nicky on 01629 812159 or email Burbage Band Buxton Senior band then for Nursery and School. Term time firstname.lastname@example.org so we can rehearsal at Nursery Lane, Burbage. 8only, no need to book. For further info. 9.30pm. Experienced players welcome. 01629 533 673. delete it from the paper. Call Steve 01298 79152. Rowsley Crafts Club 7-9pm. The Busy Bees Toddler Group Busy Bees is kitchen to the rear of Rowsley Village for Mums (or Dads or Grannies) and their babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers. Hall. Bring your own craft or join in on a group project. Please call Beverley Plus a trained Breastmates volunteer offers support on breast-feeding, Bagshaw on 01629 735997 for more info. weaning and returning to work whilst feeding. 10am-12noon Fountain Square Rugby Bakewell Mannerians RUFC Training 7pm. Baslow Sports Ground. See Church Hall, Tideswell. Coffee, Chat, Snacks, Toys, Games, Crafts, fun. All www.pitchero.com/clubs/bakewellmanneriansrfc for more details. welcome. See and Know Toddler group at Holy Trinity Church, Matlock Bath. 9.45Buxton and District Young Farmers Club meet at Farming Life Centre, 11.30am term time only. 0-4’s and their parents and carers welcome for toys, Blackwell. 8pm. More info. Louisa Fotherby 0780 5097032. Bible stories, songs, crafts and a snack. No charge. For more info. contact Church On The Bus 1-3pm. Meets at the railway/New Bus station car park, Lucy on 07722750501. Matlock. Sequence Dance (Mixture of Old and New) Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.45Coffee and Chat Morning 10-11.30am. Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, 10.15pm. Bring your own refreshments. Enquiries 01629 732023. Darley Dale. Singing with Lester Simpson 7-9pm. At the Medway Centre, Bakewell. Contact Crafty Natters Craft Morning Bring your own craft and learn new crafts. Very Community Education 01629 813747. friendly mixed age group. All welcome. 9.30-11.30am at Victoria Court Tansley Tots Toddlers 1.30-3.30pm at Tansley Community Hall. First session Community Room, Chesterfield Road, Matlock. School term time only. 50p free. Come and join us. Find out more at: www.tansleytots.yolasite.com and subs which include unlimited amount of tea/coffee, biscuits and cake. Contact www.facebook.com/groups/tansleytots Ange for more info. 01629 580856. 07896 151304. Tideswell Male Voice Choir Rehearsals at 7.30pm at the Old Grammar School, email@example.com (situated to the rear of St John’s Parish Church), Tideswell. New members Cressbrook Band Practise in ‘The Cressbrook’ (SK17 8SX). 7.30-9pm. Players welcomed. of all standards welcome. We also offer tuition for learners - of all ages. Tot Spots 9.30-11.15am - baby clinic drop in with health visitor and childrens Darley Dale Badminton Club meets at the Arc from 7.30-10pm. Sept-April. We centre worker. Breastfeeders and Friends - 11.15am-12.30 -Breastfeeding are a members club with teams in the local league and we are looking for new Support Group. Fairfield Children's Centre, Victoria Park Road, Fairfield, players to come along and show off their racquet skills. Contact Bill Simpson Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 7PE (01298) 74895. on 01629 760294 for more details or just come along to the Arc. Whist Drive 7.30pm at Bakewell Working Mens and Social Club, Butts Road, Denefields Seniors’ Lunch Club (Matlock). 11.15am onwards. Come and see Bakewell. us for a bit of company and a meal. Contact Chris Smith 01629 583512. Wirksworth Toy Library Wirksworth Children’s Centre, Memorial Hall. 9.30Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health Health walk – Tuesday Strollers 10am. 11.30am. Stay and play session £2 per family/carer for up to 3 children and Local walks with a friendly group. All abilities welcome. First Tuesday of every includes a wide variety of toys to play with includes snack. 08450 093019. month. Meet at Stancliffe House, Molyneux Business Park, Whitworth Road, Youlgrave Playschool Youlgrave Scout and Community Hall. 9am-12noon Darley Dale. Booking essential 01629 733915. everyday. Details Saffron 01629 636768. Dove Holes Public Band Ambitious young band welcomes all young or Young Parents Group at Matlock Children’s Centre 12.30-2pm. Up to the age experienced players to rehearsals every Tuesday and Thursday. 1B Dale Road, of 21 years are welcome with their children. A one stop shop for all your Dove Holes. 7.30pm. Contact Hayley Burton 07816 405744. support needs. Tel. 01629 581867 for more info. Explorers (14 years upwards). 6-7.15pm. Hathersage Scout Headquarters. For EVERY WEDNESDAY more info. contact John on 01433 651889 or look on the website Adventurers Children’s Club for 5-11 year olds. At the Gospel Hall, North www.hathersage-scouts.org.uk Church Street, Bakewell. Sept-March in school term time. Flagg Tiddleypeeps Under 5’s. Flagg Village Hall. This is a lively, thriving group Alpha Course in Local Churches Crich, St. Mary’s Church at 7pm. Contact: with families from Flagg, Tideswell, Hartington as well as surrounding villages. Peter Hall 01773 852693. Also Darley Dale, Churches Together at 7pm. 9-11.30am. Tel. 01298 85208. Contact: Robert Quarton 01629 734257. Football Pay and Play Sessions A social, fun kickabout! – Baslow Multi-use Art Classes Life drawing and painting tutored by Diane Kettle B.A. Hons (Fine court, 6–7pm, £2.00 a session, Baslow Multi-use court, 16+ years. Art) Certificate of Education. Beginners, improvers and professional, artists Free Coffee Morning and chat at Dale Road Methodist Church Hall, Darley Dale welcome at the ‘Friends Meeting House’ (behind the Methodist Church) in from 10-11.30am. Come and meet old and new friends. No charge, just Bakewell. 1.30-4.30pm. Tel. Diane Kettle 01629 636763 www.dianekettle.com friendship. See you there! Ashbourne Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10.30am. Moderate walk. 90– Go-Dai Karate Club ARC Leisure Centre, Matlock. Adult classes 7-9pm. For 120 minutes. Ashbourne Leisure Centre. Different walks from around more info. check our website: britishgodaiassociation.co.uk/Matlock or Ashbourne. contact Nigel Briggs directly on 01246 567913. Ashford Bridge Club welcomes new members to play bridge (Acol) in a social Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup 9am-3pm. See Monday’s Events for further setting. Singles welcome. At Ashford War Memorial Institute. 7-10pm. Tel: details. 01629 814132. 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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 and 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. Dales Christian Spiritualist Church Mencap Centre, Greenaway Lane, Darley Dale. Through the school yard. 7.30pm. Healing and meditation. Warm welcome to everyone. Ducklings at Bakewell Children’s Centre 1.30-30pm. Weekly group for parents/carers and their babies aged 0 to 1. Expectant parents are also welcome. Term time only, no need to book. Further info. 01629 533 673. Fab Friends social group for men and women in the Matlock area. Meet fortnightly to chat about upcoming activities/events. Free to join. New members welcome. Contact Sam for details on 07581 417336 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Farming Life Centre Walking for Health Entry Level Walks. 1pm 60 minutes. 3rd Wednesday of the month. Our walks are short, gentle, entry level walks usually one hour in duration designed to help ease people back into walking. Family Arts and Crafts (suitable for pre-school children).10-11.30am. Please contact Harpur Hill Children’s centre, Buxton on (01298) 74101 for more information and to book a place. Free of Charge. Fairfield (Buxton) Band Are you interested in music? Can you play an instrument? Do you want to learn to play? Band practice. 7.30-9pm. Contact Maureen 01298 25590. Girls’ Brigade 6.30–8.30pm, Matlock Methodist and United Reformed Church, Bank Road, Matlock. Details Mrs Yvonne Brant 01629 582023. Grindleford and Eyam Playgroup 9am-3pm. See Monday’s Events for further details. Forest Adventure 3+’s, 9am-12noon (for those attending big school from Sept 2014). High Peak Badminton Club Buxton Community School. 7-10pm. All ages and abilities from 11 years. Coaching on the night 7-8pm. Day 01298 71707. Eve 01298 22502. Interested in Cycling? Led rides for women at Tissington. Meet at Ashbourne Cycle Hire, 10–11am. Suitable ride for beginners, small children welcome. Rides are led by British Cycling Ride Leaders. Bring your own bike or hire one for only £6.00. Indoor Bowling Village Hall, Calver. 2-4pm. Enquiries Bob Dudgeon, 01433 639908. Indoor Short Mat Bowling in the Working Men’s Club on Butts Road, Bakewell at 6.45pm - just turn up. Beginners welcome. Contact Alec on 01298 871638. Karate Village Hall, Calver. 6.30-8pm. Tel. Bob Dudgeon, 01433 639908. Kids Klub Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Road, Ashbourne. 4-5pm. Kids Klub is a group for those in reception to year 5. Little Hedgehogs Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details. Litton Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health Easy walk. 10.15am. 60-90 minutes. 2nd Wednesday of the month. Meet at Litton school. Line Dancing in the Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.40-10pm. With Timberline Steve, IDTA qualified instructor, and Jeanette. Details 01629 636386. Longnor Play and Stay for mums/dads and busy babies. Friendly playgroup meets term time at St Bartholomews’ School 9.30-11.30am. All welcome, £1 entry. Contact Wendy 01298 83233 (day) or 83304 (eve) for more info. Matlock Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 10am. Easy walk 60-90 minutes. Different walks around the Matlock area. Matlock and District Rifle Club See Tuesday’s Events for further details. Matlock Music Group for babies and pre-school children with parent/carer. 10-11.30am approx. during term time. Held at Matlock Methodist and URC Church Hall, Bank Road, Matlock. Matlock Musical Theatre Matlock Methodist and United Reformed Church Hall, Bank Road. 7.30pm. Matlock Philatelic Society second Wednesday each month. 7.30pm. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. Interesting and varied programme, visitors welcome. T'ai Chi Ch’uan Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 1.30pm - 3pm. Teacher has over 25years experience. Make the positive change in your life and well-being. Practice Harmony, relaxation and Serenity in a calm social group of like minds. To book a place call Stu 07832 107286 or David 07428131989. Matlock and District Embroiderers Group Workshop at Imperial Rooms, Imperial Road, Matlock from 10am-12noon. Details contact 01629 732512. Matlock Edgefold Club Social Sequence and ballroom dancing to organist. 810.30pm. For more info. 01629 582374. Moving on Up at Castle View Nursery. Preparing children to be ready for nursery. 1-2.30pm. Free of charge. Tel. 01629 581867 to book. Netball for Fun All ages and abilities welcome. Highfields School off Starkholmes site. 7-8pm. Paula 01629 581667. Open House at Bonsall Village Hall. 2pm. Board games, chat and talks. Run by retired people for anyone to join in, thanks to the New Horizons Trust. Parent and Toddler Group (run by volunteers) at Harpur Hill Children’s Centre, Buxton. 1.15-3.15pm. No need to book. Tel. 01298 74101. Free of charge. Peak Forest Aerobics at the Reading Room. 8-9pm. Cost £2.50 per session. Peak Pre-School See Monday’s Events for further details. Play Tideswell Play and learn together. Toys, crafts, healthy snacks, singing, tea and coffee for the parents/carers and a chance to take a toy home. At the Youth Club Building, Tideswell. 9am-12noon. Children aged 0-5. Pre-School Cycling Just bring your bike and helmet to Castleton Village Hall on the first Wednesday in the month. £2.00 per child. 1.30-3pm. Enjoy riding round cones, circuits and more.
Rotary Club of Buxton meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday at Buckingham Hotel, Buxton at 6.30pm for 7pm meeting; 8pm meal following is optional. Enquiries from men and women welcome. Email: email@example.com. More information: www.buxtonrotaryishere.co.uk; www.facebook.com/buxtonrotaryclub. Run of the Mill Folk Dance Club Meet every 2nd, 4th and 5th Wednesday (except in August). Folk dancing for beginners and experienced dancers. Florence Nightingale Hall, Holloway, nr Matlock. 7.30pm. Contacts. www.runmilldance.abelgratis.co.uk/ John Daglish 01629 534479, David and Verena 01332 881221. Seniors’ Lunch Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Road, Ashbourne. 12.30 once a month. Contact the Church for more info. South Darley Parent and Toddler Group 10-11.30am. Tel. Abi 01629 650911. Stepping Stones Pre-School Parwich Parwich Memorial Hall. Open sessions 9am-12noon for parents and children to visit. No prior booking needed. 2 full day sessions 9am-3pm as well as 2 half day sessions 9am-12noon. Story Time at Bakewell Library. 10-10.30am. Tai Chi Bakewell and District Tai Chi Group. Medway Centre. 9.15-10.45am. More details from Medway Centre 01629 813638. Tansley, Holy Trinity Church invites you to a short, said, service of Holy Communion. 9.30am. The service precedes the regular Wednesday morning ‘Cuppa-call-in’ for cups of tea/coffee, biscuits and social chat. Tideswell Male Voice Choir See Tuesday’s Events for further details. Tideswell Singers. Rehearsals at 7pm at The Village Hall, Litton. New members welcome. Please see website for details of rehearsals and performances www.tideswellsingers.org.uk. Tissington Pre-School See Monday’s Events for full details. Toddler Group 10.30am-12noon meet at Ashford Old School, Ashford-in-theWater. Contact Angela Unwin 01629 812703. Toddler Group Matlock All Saints’ Infant School. Term times only. 1.30-3pm. The Rotary Club of Bakewell meet every Wednesday lunchtime at 12.25 at the Rutland Arms Hotel, Bakewell except the 5th Wednesday when it is an evening meeting with partners. Occasionally we meet at another venue please contact 01298 85719 for further information. U:th Drop In Eilm Pentecostal Church, Waterside Business Park Waterside Road, Ashbourne. 7.30-9pm. For those in school years 6 and up. Weigh Stay and Play at The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale. Children’s Centre. 1.30-3pm for further information call 01629 581867. Whist Drive Moore Memorial Hall, Brentwood Road, Bamford. 7.30pm. Admission £1 incl. tea and biscuits. Wirksworth Community Choir Rehearsals in term time. 7.45pm. Wirksworth Junior School. Sopranos welcomed. 01629 822978. Wirksworth Derbyshire Dales Walking for Health 9.45pm. Moderate walk. 90– 120 minutes. Meet at Wirksworth Leisure centre. Different walks from around Wirksworth. Wirksworth Netball Club Wirksworth Leisure Centre DE4 4JG. 8.15-9.30pm term-time only. Small, friendly, competitive club. Contact either Christine Galbraith (Membership Sec) on 01629 824187/07801 956 692, firstname.lastname@example.org or Erin Bower (Chairperson) on 01629 733968 or 07980 880719. Youlgrave Playschool See Tuesday’s Events for full details. Youlgrave 1st Scouts Beavers and Cub Scouts 6.30-7.45pm. Scout hut, Youlgrave. Boys and girls aged 53/4-10. Yoga Classes Over Haddon 10.30am. Friends Meeting House, Bakewell pm. Contact Michelle (BWY). 01629 815168. EVERY THURSDAY Pilates in Bakewell 9.45-10.45am, 6-7pm, 7-8pm. Teresa Tinklin 07906 312372, bodyhealthpilates.co.uk EVERY FRIDAY Pilates Calver village hall. 07971 566261.
JANUARY 29 – 30 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, email: email@example.com. Our website is www.samudracentre.org and facebook.com/SamudraBuddhistCentre. 29 - 8 FEB YOULGRAVE’S PANTOMIME -BABES IN THE WOOD Village Hall, Youlgrave. 7.30pm. Matinees each Saturday 2.30pm. Booking is by John and Judith Orchard 01629 630202, Mon-Fri. 10am-6pm, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org You really shouldn’t miss it!!
THURSDAY 30 BAKEWELL DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Moderate walk 90 – 120 minutes. Meet at Calver – next to the church. 30 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 8 miles. Moderate. Longshaw Lodge main NT CP. Local walk. 01629 583840.
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BAKEWELL PHOTO CLUB Friends Meeting House, Chapel Row, Bakewell. 7.30pm. Members Night. MATLOCK RAILWAY CLUBThe Duke William, 91, Church Street, Matlock. 8pm. Film show. Power of the A40 plus Steam on the Grade. Non members welcome. 3 MATLOCK AND DISTRICT HARD OF HEARING CLUB Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 2pm. Lions led by Donkeys - James Clark. Contact Celia Ramage 01629 55613. 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. TUESDAY 4 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 11am. 3 miles. Extra leisurely. Parwich village green CP. In, out and around Parwich. 01629 650497. 4 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10.30am. 6 miles. Leisurely. Allestree, Woodlands Road CP. 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Cromford Institute, The Hill, Cromford. 7.30pm. Christine and Ken Levasseur - Walking in the Steps of King Offa. Visitors and new members welcome. 5 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 5 miles. Leisurely/moderate. Osmaston roadside by pond. Shirley - one stop only. 07891 219150. 5 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Elton Church, Cork Stone, Baltic Wood. 01629 823149. 5 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Tansley Church, Tansley Moor Cuckoostone, Lumsdale, Riber. 01629 581941. 5 MATLOCK CAMERA CLUB Gothic Wharf Warehouse, Mill Road, Cromford, nr Matlock. Doors open at 7.15pm meeting 7.45pm. Dance and Movement Photography in the world of Advertising - Hilary Shedel.Tea/coffee available. 5 MATLOCK DERBYSHIRE DALES WALKING FOR HEALTH 10am. Easy walk 60-90 minutes. Meet at The Whitworth Centre car park, A6, Darley Dale. 5 MATLOCK W.I. Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 7.30pm. 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Meet at the bandstand in Hall Leys Park, Matlock for a walk up to 2 hours. 7 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Entertainment with rock and roll group The Rapids. 7 WHIST DRIVE Chelmorton War Memorial Institute. 7.30pm. SATURDAY 8 CALVER CHILDRENS CINEMA will be showing Planes. Calver Village Hall. Doors open 1.30pm, film starts at 2.30pm. Ticket price £3 each for adults and children, under 3s free. To reserve tickets phone 01433 631298 or pay on the door. Disabled facilities, Free parking. Teas, coffees, cakes will be on sale by 1st Curbar Guides. There will also a goodies stall for the children. All profits go to local schools and children's charities. 8 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 6 miles. Moderate. Allestree Woodlands Lane CP. Local walk. 01332 557887. 8 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to Nick Stone. 811pm. SUNDAY 9 BASH FILMS Bakewell and Ashford Film Society. Medway Centre, Bakewell. 7.30pm. Summer in February. Cert 15. Members £24 for 10 films. Visitors £5. 9 BUXTON RAMBLING CLUB Start at Pavilions car park, Buxton (next to swimming pool). Walk 1: Ashford in the Water – Short up to 8 miles. 10am. Walk 2: Goyt valley – 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 9 BUXTON STORYTELLERS Scrivener’s Bookshop. 42 High Street, Buxton. 23.30pm. Come along and join us if you would like to share your stories and develop your storytelling skills. More info. Anne Mulkeen Murray (email@example.com) or just come along. 9 DERBYSHIRE DALES GROUP OF THE RAMBLERS’ ASSOCIATION 10am. 11 miles. Moderate. Monsal Head. Cressbrook Dale, Eyam, Black Harry Gate. 01629 826435. 9 DERWENT AND HOPE VALLEYS ADVANCED MOTORISTS meeting at the Eyre Arms, Calver Cross Roads at 10.am. “Free assessment drives for local motorists. Also motorcyclists welcome to come along. Please contact on 01629 812732 for full details. Or visit the IAM website at www.iam.org.uk or www.matlockiam.webs.com 9 HALCYON RAMBLING CLUB 9.45am. 10 miles (grade 3). SK 233811. Hathersage station (approach road). Leadmill Bridge, Callow Farm, Offerton Hall, Shatton Lane, Abney Moor, Stoke Ford, Eyam Moor, Hazleford Hall, Hathersage. No dogs. 0114 2509223. www.halcyonrambling.co.uk 9 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. 9 MATLOCK EDGEFOLD CLUB Sequence and ballroom dancing to CDs. 8-10.30pm. MONDAY 10 BAKEWELL METHODIST CHURCH COFFEE MORNING Matlock Street, Bakewell. 10am-12noon. The Charity stall is in aid of Kankudibi. 10 BAKEWELL BIRD STUDY GROUP Friend’s Meeting House, Matlock Street, Bakewell. 7.30pm. Autumn in the Isles of Scilly - Migrants, rarities and much more - Terry Bond. 10 NATURE TOTS at the Whistlestop Centre in Matlock Bath. Wiggly Worms! Wiggle along with the wiggliest of worms and make a mini-wormery. Mud heaven aimed at children aged 3 plus. 10–11.30am. £3 for one child – discounts for second child and multi-session bookings. Please call Derbyshire Wildlife Trust on 01773 881188 to book family places. TUESDAY 11 CHRISTIAN COFFEE CLUB Imperial Rooms, Matlock. 10am. Visiting speaker. 3
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Guest tickets £5.00 per film for adults and £3 for kids.Doors open at 7.30pm, film starts at 8pm and lasts 98mins. 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. 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We are about to let pass one of those days which once had a special significance, in this case Woolsack Day, which falls on 3 February. The date commemorates the martyr Saint Blaise, adopted as the patron saint of wool combers due to his having been tortured with implements resembling wool combs before being put to death. Sacks of English wool often used to be marked with his initial, B, while his supposed protection of sheep extended to treating their ailments with holy water consecrated on 3 February. The wool industry had a profound influence on the Peak, where monastic
farming granges made an invaluable contribution to the English wool trade. Sheep farming brought local jobs and spin-offs; hackle pins for combing wool were amongst the wide variety of pins and needles manufactured at Hathersage. A record from the mid-17th century shows a Tenter Yard Croft in this village, a tenter being a large frame on which woollen cloth was stretched to dry. A specific reference to combing mentions Tideswell, where in 1841 a former woolcombers’ shop was pulled down for road widening. And from Alport near Youlgrave comes a description of around 200
years ago describing Thomas Burdekin as ‘Very Bald the Head, wool comber’. Blessing of throats Textile workers such as combers and stockingers would take part in the general celebrations around Woolsack Day, though perhaps not on the same scale as seen in the Yorkshire woollen towns. This extract of a record from Tideswell mentions revelries at a local inn, apparently referred to under the names of the proprietors, Mr B.Baker and Molly Baker: ‘1795, Feb. 7, I was at B.Baker’s from 6 o’clock to about 12, with Mr. F.Baker and his stockingers. They
held Blaze today. Sam Slack was singing.’ And on February 5, 1799: ‘Shrove Tuesday. Mr. Francis Baker kept his Bishop Blaze today at his mother-in-law’s, Molly Baker. I went to them about 4 o’clock and stay’d till betwixt 1 and 2 in the morning.’ Saint Blaise also had another claim to fame, in that he once saved a boy from choking on a fish. He thus became the patron saint of those suffering from throat ailments, giving rise to the custom of blessing throats on 3 February, an event which is understood to survive in some parts of the world. Julie Bunting
Curbar Church has an intimacy which is just right for Baslow Choir’s Christmas concert. It is dark and cold outside at this time of the year, and the church is always light and cosy within. This seasonal mood suited the programme of works which entertained the audience on the two nights of performance. Having overcome an initial sluggishness evident in the opening Willcocks’ arrangement of Ding Dong Merrily On High, the choir was fully attentive to pitch and timing when singing a lovely hymn-like work from the 1600s, Johann Ebeling’s All My Heart This Night. A collection of arrangements by Karl Jenkins followed. The first half ended with a recent composition which the choir sang some years ago by local composer, David Önaç, Veni Immanuel.
With its rippling piano accompaniment it received a fitting performance by the choir. The principal guests were Plague o’ Bells. This group of ten handbell ringers never fails to delight. The range of sound and rhythm achieved is remarkable. Michael Coe’s Ebb and Flow (specially written, we were told, for the handbell team) and the Dance of the Reed Flutes from Tchaikovsky’s Nutcracker suite were particular highlights. All of it entertained as the audience’s enthusiastic applause richly showed. A Rutter arrangement of Here We Come Awassailing, with each verse differently treated, started the second half. This was followed by another delightful work, a C.H Trevor arrangement of a Bohemian carol. Nor was
Benjamin Britten overlooked in this centenary year of his birth. The second half ended with another rousing Willcocks’ arrangement, this time of the traditional French carol, Masters in the Hall. Sadly, at the Saturday performance the talented Katie Strudwick was unable to be present to accompany the choir on the flute. With Chris Flint at the piano and Robert Girdler on the organ - and taking his place among the tenor and basses when opportunity allowed - the choir was well able to compensate for her absence with such able accompanists. Mid-half humour was provided by spirited readings given by choir members Rosemary Thomas and Nicky Wright. The choir was ably directed by Andrew Marples. As ever at this event, the audience
had a chance to participate with two well-known carols. It is a delight to attend the choir’s concerts. Everyone performs with such enthusiasm. It is just such a pity that there are not more men: the ladies now outnumber them by almost three to one. Your reviewer’s New Year wish will be to see more men step forward. Bill Blackburne
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CAN ANYONE HELP? book, in order to honour their names. I intend to set these men back into the environment they come from before they departed for wartime service, exploring their lives in the quarries, on the land and railway and in the business of the spa town of Buxton. I would appeal to any relatives to take the time to contact me with regards to information, and especially photographs associated with these men and their
families. I would also appreciate any help with relevant photographs of the places mentioned, especially the villages around Buxton. Any help, whether large or small, will be gratefully received. I can be contacted by writing to Keith Taylor at ‘Wensleydale’, 4 Oker Road, South Darley, Matlock, DE4 2JQ or by phone on 01629 732622 (mobile 07790 575077). Yours sincerely Keith Taylor
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Dear Reader, This year marks the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War and I am at present researching the stories of the lives and deaths of the servicemen whose names are inscribed on the war memorials in Buxton, Fairfield, Harpur Hill, Burbage, Peak Dale, Wormhill and King Sterndale (including some of the names on the Chelmorton memorial). They total over 340 men. The results of this work will be published as a
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Farm Staff Required
MILK DELIVERY PERSON required to join our long serving established team. This position will suit someone who enjoys working outdoors and independently. Ideal for anyone wishing to fit a job in around their hobbies, leaving work behind once they’ve finished. 5 nights per week, 12am - 9 am, approximately 35 hours. Please call for more information 01433 651650
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www.unitedresponse.org.uk/jobs Two exciting new positions have arisen at Chatsworth. Please apply as described below.
Catering Functions Supervisor Due to the successful growth of the Chatsworth catering events business a new opportunity has arisen for an experienced catering supervisor. You should have catering supervisory experience of providing a quality dining experience and hold a relevant qualification or be able to demonstrate the equivalent hands-on experience. You will supervise events in the daytime and evenings, ranging through small corporate events, private dinners and parties to large and lavish weddings. The majority of the events will be held in one or more of the rooms at the Stables at Chatsworth, occasionally events may be in a marquee or other related location. This is a full-time post working 40 hours per week including weekends and evenings.
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General Farm Worker required
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01629 55534 ANGEL WINGS ANIMAL RESCUE is always looking for permanent, caring homes for cats www.angelwingsanimal rescue.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 fleas before being offered for adoption. If you can help please ring 01298 816200 or visit our website www.dovecatrescuesanctuary .org.uk
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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. BEARDED DRAGON, comes with heated glass tank and accessories, £50. 07934 849190.
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Litton Logs Firewood supplies for this winter Ring Mark Otter on 07801 928927 www.littonlogs.co.uk
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EQUESTRIAN UNWIN EQUINE RESOURCES from January 2014 proudly offers equine rehabilitation services. Demos and seminars onHARDWOOD horsemanship plus husbandry. In addition equine specific first aid and health and safety training for equestrians/agricultural workers. Tel. 07968 516807. Bakewell offices. www.unwinequineresources .co.uk
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DO YOU NEED HELP WITH YOUR PC? 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
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( OF HATHERSAGE ) on passing his driving test with
Old clocks repaired and restored at reasonable 6 prices
RECLAIMED MAPLE STRIP FLOORING fixing service available. 07743 699058. RECLAIMED OAK STRIP FLOORING fixing service available. 07743 699058.
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GUTTER CLEANING GUTTER & DOWNPIPE CLEANING est. 1981. Phone Chris on 07984 070617. Mon-Sat.
PROPERTY FOR SALE
Invitation to Tender Tenders are invited from suitable contractors for grounds maintenance operations in Winster during 2014. Further information and tender pack available from: Rob Greatorex, Clerk & Responsible Financial Officer, Winster Parish Council, Hefford House, Main Street, Winster, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 2DH. Telephone: 01629 650954 Email: email@example.com
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Regency house with fantastic views of High Tor 1/3 acre of terraced grounds 2 bathrooms, 2 reception rooms, conservatory & double glazing.
Closing date for tenders: 11am Friday 21st February 2014.
Telephone: 01629 55028
Goods Vehicle Operator’s Licence C. Burton, trading as Burtons & Co. Ltd. of 20 Woodside, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6PW is applying for a licence to use Lafarge / Tarmac, Tunstead Quarry, Wormhill, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 8TG as an operating centre for 6 goods vehicles and 0 trailers.
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ENTERTAINMENT MAGICIAN – Children’s parties. Phone 01298 26745.
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BUILDING/DIY 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.
BUILDING SERVICES PLASTER CORNICE restored professionally. Call C. Flack 01629 57303.
SKIP LOADERS SKIP LOADERS, DUMPERS for hire. 07966 210181 or 01298 687465.
CONCRETE PANELS CONCRETE PANELS supply and fitting service or supply only. For silage pits, retaining walls etc 07966 210181, 01298 687465.
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PROPERTY TO LET FOR SALE OR RENT
4 Bed, 3 Bath Farmhouse between Ashford & Tideswell Mains Gas Aga and C.H. Big garden, Ample parking
Rent £1250 pcm
Field available + Barn with 3 integral stables, parking for up to 3 cars & Hay store.
01538 304580/07785 353633 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.firstname.lastname@example.org
Short Term Let Feb - April 30th Unfurnished 3 bed bungalow near Hathersage. £100 per week. 01433 650935
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Garage - 194 sq. ft. £15 pw 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: email@example.com
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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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Family house, 3/4 bed, with paddock and outbuildings. Takes pets. Eyam, Bakewell, Tideswell area. 07850 511568.
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: penny.marrone@ btinternet.com. Photos and further information including prices: www. ninobb.moonfruit.com
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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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Owners or occupiers of land (including buildings) near the operating centre(s) who believe that their use or enjoyment of that land would be affected, should make written representations to the Traffic Commissioner at Hillcrest House, 386 Harehills Lane, Leeds, LS9 6NF, stating their reasons, within 21 days of this notice. Representors must at the same time send a copy of their representations to the applicant at the address given at the top of this notice. A Guide to Making Representations is available from the Traffic Commissioner’s office.
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FOR SALE BLOCK OF THREE SECTIONAL WOODEN STABLES with front roof overhang. Each stable 3 m x 3.4m with window, partly ply lined. Buyer dismantles, good access for loading. £1,500. Phil 01298 85456 or 07974 967122. PETROL GENERATOR Sdmohx2500. Hardly used. offers around £200. 07939 235312. LARGE PLASTIC DRUMS 160200 Lts with lids will hold liquids or solids £5 each. 3 gun cabinet (brown) with bolts. New cond. £50. 01629 640140 or 07929 665594. 2 X WOODEN FRAMED PINE SINGLE BEDS with mattresses, £50 ono; 4 x steel wheels, 14”, £30 ono; 4 x steel wheels, 14”, £30 ono; 2 winter tyres, Hankook 185/60R 15, £50. 07773 288636. RIO ELECTRIC POWERED WHEELCHAIR will carry large person. Vgc. £425. 01246 568361.
Fridges, Freezers, Cookers, Dryers, Washers starting from £45 All Guaranteed FREE DELIVERY only at
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SAND CARPET/UNDERLAY 22ft x 12ft £50.00; Chest freezer £40; Hairdryer on stand £20; Jvc Cd/Radio with separate speakers £20; Garden shredder £40; Computer desk on wheels, pastel green wood grain £15; Aluminium two tier ladders £40; Workbench foldaway type £25; Traditional standard lamp mahogany with pink shade £30; Wheelbarrows £15; Strimmer £10; Qualcast mower / scarifyer £30; Radiator convector 1000 x 600 £20; Ladies golf clubs & bags From £10. 01246 271533 / 278857 / 07759 121330 / 07759 044757. ALTBERG WALKING BOOTS worn a few times, size 11. ex. cond. £110. Datatool motorcycle, interactive charger-maintainer, £30; Music stand with light, £30. 01629 733421 / 07717 052206. HILL BILLY GOLF TROLLEY complete with battery and charger £50ono. 01629 810337.
The property comprises: two reception rooms, dining kitchen with AGA, downstairs WC, family bathroom and three double bedrooms, one with en-suite shower room. The garden is located to the side of the property overlooking the River Wye. EPC: Rated Band G Rent: £1,000 per calendar month, plus a monthly insurance recharge. An administration fee and bond will also be required. To arrange a viewing please contact Rebecca Mothersole on 01246 565300 or by email email@example.com BLACK LEATHER 2 SEATER SETTEE plus 2 black leather chairs, exc. cond. £350ono. 07876 712442 or 01629 650408. CANE 3 PIECE SUITE very clean condition, £50. 01246 768153.
HOUSE CLEARANCE Garages / sheds also tools / pottery / silver and gold ~ anything considered 07967 202357 YAMAHA CLARINET b flat, with case and books, recent full service £180ono. 01433 630354. WROUGHT IRON GATES 4’ high, to fit 13’ gap (bow top) £250ono; Tomy baby monitor, digital, as new, still boxed £35. 07791 916807.
SNOW CHAINS V20-1, fit tyre size 145/70 13, 165/70 10, 150/65 315, 160/65 315, 145/70 12, 155/70 12, as new, never used, only put on spare wheels £40 no offers. 01629 735293. MOBILITY SCOOTER £300; Large mobility scooter £350; Self propelled wheelchair £50; Assisted wheelchair £40; Bath lift £200; Rise and recline chair £200. 01298 85341. PINE SINGLE BED AND WARDROBE £50ono; Cast iron fireplace £75ono; Oak beam 3’ x 8” x 6” £20; Handwash basin, 14” x 15” £15ono; Steel toe cap boots, new, size 8 £8ono. 01629 824119. MAMAS AND PAPAS Arid pushchair / stroller with rain cover, VGC £35; Mamas and Papas Futura highchair, VGC £35; Graco car booster seat, 1536kg with instruction booklet, VGC £25. 01629 55421. PAIR OF BROWN WALKING BOOTS boys / mens, size 8, good cond., hardly worn £10; 10 Jacqueline Wilson books inc. some hardbacks, all as new £15. 01433 639098.
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53 PLATE VAUXHALL CORSA 1.7 SXi DTi diesel 60,020 miles, 12 months MOT, taxed until April 2014 £1,850 – 07812 370384
FOR SALE HARDWOOD EXTERIOR DOOR exc. cond., complete with 5 lever mortice lock and brass door furniture, size 79.25” x 31.75” £40; Also a quantity of brass door furniture £7.50. 01629 636310. WHEELCHAIR new cond., only used a few times £60. 01629 812027.
MAN AND VAN For removals/deliveries etc, excellent rates, free quotes, over 15 years’ experience
Call Mick on 07964 447054 BABY ACCESSORY BOX £5; Graco pushchair, green velour, used but good cond. £15; Pedal bin, large, wall clock, fruit basket, all matching red, as new £10; Flymo hover compact 300, still in box, used once £50; Powercraft router, 1200w, never used, still in box £30; Router table, never used £30. 01629 814513. PLECO LOFT LADDER lightweight aluminium, complete with handrail and ladder hook, approx. weight 11.5lb, 2” wide treads (not rungs), vertical height to floor up to 9’ 6”, minimum trap door sizes, 36” length x 20” wide, good cond. £25. 01629 55955. MYERS BRAND NEW BED 3/4 size, never used £100; 2 dining stools, light oak, immaculate £5; Fridge, immaculate £35; 3 light oak kitchen dining chairs and table £20; Garden kneeling stool £3. 01629 823020.
ROCKING CHAIR American sprung with leatherette upholstery, VGC £160ono; 2 wood slat blinds, Ikea Lindman, natural wood finist, w 80cm, h 130cm, all fittings, VGC £5 each. 01629 822862. MAMOD STEAM ROLLER boxed £85; Hornby heavy goods 00 set, boxed £95; Diecast lorries x4, boxed £35; Old banjo with case £100ono; Walking stick, buffalo horn carved with a hen mallard head £150; Gents silver top sword stick £120ono. 01629 636989. IKEA BEECH WOOD COMPUTER DESK 30” x 20” x 30” h £20; Canon printer Pixma IP1600 £10; Bath panel, beech wood, 67” x 20”; Oriental rug, 5’ x 3’, black with cream border £25; Hall carpet rug, 9’ x 2’ 6”, red, green and cream £25. 01629 735557. 5FT DOUBLE DIVAN BED 2 x 2’ 6” with inter grippable mattresses, 2 pine bedheads £110ono. 01246 582054 Baslow.
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CLASSIC CAR REPAIRS • SERVICING • TUNING • MoTS •
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27 Causeway Lane, Matlock CONSERVATORY CHAIR £10; Computer chair £15; 2 DFS leather chairs with oak base and drawer £40 each or both for £70; HP desktop printer 1050, never used inc. ink cartridges £15; DFS seat £20. 01629 734496. BRIDESMAID DRESSES sizes 10 and 12, cornflower blue, long and off-shoulder style £20 each; Centrepiece circular table mirrors, 60cm, 6 for £50 or £10 each. 01629 734339. SODA SIPHON as new, complete with 6 cartridges £20; Automatic coffee percolator, Sona, as new, makes up to 9 cups £20. 01629 814577. MAMAS AND PAPAS WHITE COT £40ono. 01629 650810. 3 ELECTRIC OIL FILLED RADIATORS Delonghi Dragon winter warmers, 4 settings, 24hr timers, virtually new, cost over £120 each, only used while boiler was fitted, very efficient and economical £30 each. 01298 25294. LONG BLACK VINTAGE FRANK USHER EVENING DRESS beautiful, size 12/14, worn twice only, long sleeved, very fitted £80ono. 07546 268586. MAROON LEATHER SUITE comprising of 3 seater recliner sofa, 2 seater recliner sofa and storage foot stool £300. 01298 70441. IKEA CIRCULAR EXTENDING DINING TABLE and 4 chairs, matching sideboard and wall glass display cabinet, all in birch, all exc. cond. £150ono. 01629 732846. TEAK DROP LEAF DINING TABLE 4’ 8” to 1’ 3” x 2’ 9”; Teak sideboard, 5’ long; Bedroom suite, white and light wood, inc. 5’ 6” wardrobe, 4’ 6” bed, 4’ 6” dressing table and stool; Spindle back rocking chair; 2 seat settee. 01629 812921. BELLING COOKER HOOD semi integrated green glass front, 60cm wide, never used £20; Wall mounted cupboard, 17” x 15”, antique double doors with lock £25. 01629 734667. HIDEAWAY DINING SET AND 4 CHAIRS brown / oak, table 75cm h, 118cm dia. £250ono; Tomy digital baby monitor TF525 £35; Petrol hedge trimmer, 2 stroke, Speak & Jackson, cutting 28mm, length 58mm £50. 07791 916807. SELECTION OF CLOTHES ladies / teenager, size 6-8 and size 5 shoes, Topshop, River Island etc., good clean cond. £20 for big bag; Box of card crafting things, decoupage papers, card, toppers, ribbon, backing papers, pens (all sorts), good cond. £25. 01629 630220.
Available 7 days a week Any job considered Packing & Storage available - CRB Certified Tel Stuart
01246 276828 07950447439
JAYBE METAL FRAME LOFT BED with pull out bed and desk underneath, good cond., mattress worn £75ono, buyer to collect. 07962 908831. FOLD UP TRESTLES x2, metal, high quality, fold and interlock together into slim profile for easy carrying and storage, VGC £15. 01433 651500.
SPRITE MUSKETEER 1987 clean condition. £200. 07799 143251.
COMPASS RALLYE 644 Twin axle 2008 model 4 berth with end bedroom fixed island bed with privacy glass/lounge/shower, separate toilet and wash room. Microwave/fridge/freezer 3 ring gas hob and oven and 40 litre on-board water tank. Blown air central heating. Full wheel and draw bar lock and security alarm. Full service history. Library Picture One owner. VGC. £9,850ono – 01629 732122 / 07950 495727
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USED KITCHEN FOR SALE light wood effect with gas hob, electric oven and extractor, built under fridge, all in VGC, and a large amount of floor and wall units inc. a full double stainless sink unit. Offers?; Ideal Concord CXD40-100 in good cond., complete with original instructions. Offers? 07855 246879.
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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FORD MONDEO TDCI ESTATE 2002, VGC, Silver, 153,000 mls, 9 mths MOT, 6 mths Tax. New clutch/flywheel, 40-50mpg, Great workhorse, includes roof bars & tripple ladders. Ideal car for window cleaning round or family car.
PORTABLE CARLTON LUGGAGE SUIT HOLDER good cond. £20; 100+ vinyl LPs £30; Aiwa turntable, as new £30 or both £50; 1 pair Ado chenille fully lined curtains, wine colour, 120” x 72” drop, never used, accept £75; 6m x 2.75m drop fabric, as above £50 or both £100. 01629 814225. NEST OF 3 SQUARE GLASS COFFEE TABLES beautiful cond., 16” x 20”, 12” x 17”, 12” x 12” £20; Kingsize bedspread, silver / grey, beautiful cond. £10; HP printer / copier / scanner and fax, GWO and good, clean cond. £20. 01629 813968. BLACK LEATHER DRESSAGE BOOTS size 6, VGC £120; Pytchley blue tweed riding / show jacket, s 40”, as new £80; Dk grey upholstered office chair, VGC £25; Leather butt and armchair, good cond., antique dark red, free for collection. 01629 540351.
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MOTORCYCLES WANTED WANTED MOTORCYCLES Anything considered. £50£10,000. Cash on collection. Please phone Tony on 01629 823276/07768 906162. MOTORCYCLE WANTED British/foreign, any age/condition. Fair price paid. Garages cleared. 07761 818137.
MITSUBISHI PAJERO SHOGUN L200 WANTED dead or alive. Call Steve 07792 305114. FORD ORION May 1993. Metallic silver. 1.8 diesel. FSH. One owner. 3 months MoT. 9 months tax. £795 ono. 01246 583408. PEUGEOT 106 INDEPENDENCE Y2001. 1 Blue. 91 /2K miles. Taxed April. MoT Nov. New clutch and head gasket. Not PS. Plus 2 winter tyres on rims. Good runner. £650. 01629 812643. FIESTA 1.8 diesel. 5 door. 106,000 miles. T and T. Clean condition. £550. 07799 143251.
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£1,395 ono – 01629 735496 / 077177 55377
TOYOTA YARIS First registered - Jan 2007 Mileage - Approx 32,000 MoT - January 2015 Tax - July 2014 Silver; 5 door 1.3L engine
Offers around £4,000 – 01433 650381 (Hathersage)
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Black, 120k miles. MOT August 2014, Tax May 2014. Well maintained. Set of winter and summer tyres.
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140BHP, One owner, 6 speed manual, gleaming black paintwork, 71,000 miles, MoT till June, 50+MPG, no major faults, no dents, HPI clear.
Library Picture £6,600 ono – 01433 639948 / 07800 736888
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Peak Advertiser 3rd February 2014 – Page 47
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LANT LANE LTD
Here at Lant Lane Ltd we specialise in many different services. Our Accident Repair Centre offers a quality repair service, customers can just turn up at anytime for a quote on their vehicle, from a small scratch to a major accident. Also it’s important to know that you as the customer have every right to use a repairer of your own choice and not the Insurance company’s recommended repairer. Make a call to Lant Lane, our advice and help is free of charge and we are happy to assist with reporting your claim and dealing with all the paperwork for you to make sure your claim is dealt with as smoothly as possible. We also offer a free Courtesy Vehicle whilst your car is being repaired. Our repair services are second to none and we pride ourselves in providing a quality service first time every time. Our Vehicle Repair Garage offers a full range of mechanical services for all makes and models with all the modern diagnostic equipment to diagnose and
Historic London Borough Market cure most problems at a fair price. Servicing, MOT and all repairs undertaken. We have a Commercial Department where we fully refurbish any type of Commercial, Industrial, and
FORD FOCUS 1.8 TDCi Zetec 2009
5dr hatchback, A manual T CD, Vred, + 42,000 miles, 0 1 £ S T S O C side airbags, alloys, 9 T 1215 A/C, VER
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Agricultural Vehicle from a small transit tipper to a large dustbin lorry. These vehicles are usually blast cleaned on site and painted in one of our two large paint shops. One of our current projects and ongoing is the refurbishment of railway wagon chassis and bogies and all associated components. This project is for a local Derby based company who we have worked for for many years. These chassis are a staggering 70ft in length
and have to be transported with a special extended trailer. We grit-blast the surfaces to remove all the old paint and rust and then we apply specialist coatings. They are then rebuilt for use back on the rail lines. During 2011/12 we won the contract worth 150K to carry out all the blast cleaning and painting of the historic London Borough Market. All the columns and market roof were dismantled and transported here to Derbyshire where a local engineering firm carried out repairs to the scrolls and corroded areas of cast iron. It was then transported here to Lant Lane for blasting and refinish to its historic twotone green colours. The fabulous structure is now complete and is famously known as London Borough Market where traders sell all types of fresh food and drink, hot and cold. Lant Lane Limited offer a mobile blast cleaning service established over 30yrs. Our works include brick and stone cleaning to all types of properties. Cellars, gables, fireplaces and all types of wooden beams etc. Smaller components can be done here at Lant Lane, such as motorbike frames and components, wheels, cast iron radiators, lamp posts and stone sills. Most items and materials can be cleaned, so please give us a call for advice at any time.
05/55 LAND ROVER Discovery 3 TDV6 SE (Automatic). Big spec - Sat Nav, Full Leather, E/M/H Seats, HSE Alloys, + + +
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One of the main drawbacks of working full-time is that I’m left with little opportunity to shop. I don’t mean a slog-around-thesupermarket sort of experience, the one where you go in for half a pound of carrots and a packet of cornflakes and come out with an exotically-flavoured family yogurt selection, a bumper size bag of the sort of pasta you don’t really like, and enough other items, which you’d previously never realised you needed, to fill a medium sized pantechnicon or feed a small developing country! No, I’m thinking more of the trip which sees me coming home with four bags full of ill-fitting trousers, a blouse which would fit me if I lost four stone and a skirt I’ll never wear. I’m not a good shopper. For example, I tend to walk into a store firmly believing that I’ve lost a considerable amount of weight and dropped two dress sizes since I left the house – this, of course, is almost never true. It’s likely I will have eaten a healthy breakfast. I’m partial to a bit of fruit or a nice boiled egg in the mornings, but it’s just as likely I will have followed it by eating some totally inappropriate item, generously smothered with lashings of butter and half a jar of strawberry jam (not always a great accompaniment to a sausage) and which is likely to result in the tape measure having to give a little extra, rather than winding itself in a bit, when
I get to the shop! Nevertheless, I can generally muster up the imaginary size 14 me when I get there... until I try on a pair of jeans which probably still wouldn’t pull up much further than my knees, even if I unpicked the seams on both legs and sewed them together as a covering for just one limb! If I don’t have a lot of success with the slim-fit trousers (and let’s face it, I never do) then my next port of call is often the rails of “tops” – and if it’s a “sale rail”, all the better! Incidentally, have you ever, like me, wondered why tops have never caught on with men? They buy shirts, T shirts and I’m told some fellows even have the urge to buy the occasional vest – but they never rush home with their carrier bags overflowing with tops... it’s just a thought for any budding entrepreneurs out there, maybe there’s a genuine business gold mine sitting waiting to be dug out! But, not for the first time, I digress. My first port of call in any shop is the “sale rail” I’m a sucker for a bargain (or perhaps I’m just a sucker?) It’s true that some of the most hideous elements of my wardrobe have started life on the sale rail where everything is a fiver – and in most cases, at a fiver the items are very definitely overpriced! If I do pick up something well made from the bargain basement it’s guaranteed to say XL in the label but have been made to fit someone four foot six or aged no more than seven. If it is my
size there’ll be buttons but no buttonholes or a toothless zip, the only thing I can pretty much guarantee with my sale rail clothes is that they’re very unlikely to be a bargain! If I can’t find a “top” that fits the bill – or fits, for that matter – I’m always excited with the prospect of a new cardigan, I know they’re not everyone’s cup of tea – my other half thinks they make me look like an old granny – which, of course, I am! But in all honesty, I need to chuck a few out before I buy any more – or move into bigger premises and buy another chest of drawers! So, having exhausted my search for clothes that fit, I often branch out to the world of shoes – I love a good flattie and I’ve been known to sport a jaunty pump now and again....so it’s hard to explain why my wardrobe is full of shoes which see me teetering around like Dick Emery or are so high I can only wear them for five minutes before I get altitude sickness! I’ve got any number of gorgeous shoes stashed away which I never wear (don’t tell the other half, but a lot of them I’ve never actually worn) – the lovely pair with kitten heels... shame their colour clashes with every other item I own, then there’s the pretty sandals, lovely to look at on the shelf but always make me feel that I look like a giraffe when they’re on my feet (don’t ask)... or the nice ones that are supposed to be held on your foot with a little bar that sits between your first two toes, but actually end
up flying off at all sorts of angles with every step I take – and there’s nothing less attractive than a woman who’s just launched her footwear into the back of your leg, then used a string of expletives because she’s stood on something small and sharp as she struts about on the pavement in her bare feet! I’ve even got a pair of hiking boots, nothing funny about them expcept the fact that I never go hiking! Anyway, after reading what I’ve just written – and feeling qualified to vouch for the fact that all of it is true (I’ve checked the wardrobe and the giraffe sandals are definitely there) I’ve decided to revise my thinking... One of the main advantages of working fulltime is the fact that I have little opportunity to go out and shop. I don’t get a chance to buy cheap t-shirts that end up wider than they are long, the first time you wash them. Nor do I get any opportunity to bring home bags full of items that were very reasonable and will fit me just as soon as I drop the odd stone. Instead I content myself with the occasional trip to the supermarket to hunt out the artichoke flavoured yoghurts and all the other essentials. I popped in this evening as a matter of fact, on the way home from work, there were all sorts of things on offer – I’d love to tell you all about them but I’m afraid I’ll have to dash... well the pantechnicon won’t unload itself!! © Jean Goodwin 2014
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At Valley Lodge Care Home, we’d like to invite you to join us for two regular events we’ll be holding to bring the community together. Every Wednesday from the 5th February, we’ll be holding a weekly Lunch Club open to anyone who would like to join us for a 2-course lunch and some afternoon activities with new friends at Valley Lodge. We offer a wide variety of homely meals prepared by our kitchen team to suit all dietary requirements. A minibus with disabled access is available to transport you to the club and back home again. The cost for Lunch Club and transport is just £5.00. For more details and to book your place, call Jan on 01629 583447. Another wonderful event we’ll be holding on a monthly basis at Valley Lodge is our Dementia Support Group. If you have a friend or relative with dementia and would like to meet other people in a similar situation to yourself, join us on the last Wednesday of each month. Our first meeting starts on Wednesday 26th February at 6.30pm, we’ll be offering support and advice as well as refreshments and friendships. For more information, contact Kate on
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WIRKSWORTH & DISTRICT PROBUS CLUB
Friday the 13th is reputed to be a day when things go awry but 31 members, wives and friends enjoyed a Christmas trip to York on this day in December. The Railway Museum, Minster and shops were popular places to visit on this grey but dry day. At the January meeting, Colin Pigeon, the Club’s Chairman, welcomed Lee Broderick who entertained the members with 6 audio visual presentations on her favourite subject Wild Life. Her skill and patience was seen in the high quality images of birds, animals and flowers in their natural environment on the African subcontinent and India. Stunning landscapes and the native way of life
added a supplementary dimension to the shows. The presentations also included beautiful images taken by her late husband who was also a keen wildlife photographer. The meeting was rounded off with a very humorous set of images that described scenarios that hopefully would not happen to travel photographers. A vote of thanks was given by Tony Holmes. The next meeting of the above club is on the 10th of February when Ian McEwen will be telling members “10 things you didn’t know about the Magistracy”. Meetings are held at the Hope & Anchor and commence at 10.30am. New members and visitors are welcome to attend.
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on how to look after the loverly lingerie you had for Christmas. 1. Fold bras and pants in half and place in a lingerie bag, or use a pillowslip, tie a knot in the slip or you will lose your lingerie. 2. Wash on delicate only in your machine, do not use bio powders/liquid or fabric conditioners. 3. Hang to dry in the airing cupboard, do not tumble dry or put on the radiators. This way will keep your lingerie looking new for years, yes years. There is
lycra in almost everything these days and lycra doesn’t like heat, bleach or chlorine. Heat turns fabrics a grey colour so no sunshine drying. These washing tips can be used for your swimwear and nightwear especially silks. Spring has arrived in the shop with new arrivals in lingerie and swimwear, swimwear has its matching dresses all ready for a one stop shop. Sale rail still continues. Just a little reminder – two weeks to Valentine’s Day!
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