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Issue no. 62 - April 2015

Intro Hello and welcome to edition 62, and our sixth birthday edition. Happy Birthday to S40! Not bad for a non-salesman, non-graphic designer, nonjournalist.. I could go on but it’s a long list. Six years ago I personally delivered 2000 of the 4000 copies of S40 Local through people’s letter boxes - thank goodness now for the fantastic delivery team! There’s no song and dance about it this birthday, but I would like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who’s called, emailed, advertised, supported, written articles for me, proof-read, delivered and all the people who have visited a business or event because of something in S40 Local. This bit is really important, it lets businesses know it’s worth advertising with us and keeps us going. S40 Local has completely changed my outlook on life. Previously I gave little thought to where an item came from, where it was manufactured or what effect buying it would have on anyone except me. Since working day in day out with local, small, independent businesses I make conscious choices with every purchase. I can’t survive without the national chains, but I can make small changes and choices to shop locally where I can.

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I hope through S40 Local we’ve also influenced a few of you to make small changes and support our local shops. So, the Easter Holidays are almost here and Spring is round the corner. I saw a picture on facebook the other day, it read “Spring is here. I’m so excited I’ve wet my plants!” I’m not quite at this stage, but I’m looking forward to a decent showing from the yellow ball in the sky... Don’t forget all back issues and an article archive are available on the new website, along with contacts for all the businesses who have advertised in the last 12 months. Have a great Easter and enjoy the edition. Paul.



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250 years of high (and low) drama in Chesterfield Words: Paul Chapman (contributed)


he Pomegranate Theatre proudly claims to be the oldest Civic theatre in the country. Which is true, but did you know there’s been theatre in Chesterfield since the 18th century? And that Chesterfield corporation and council have been supporting it for pretty much all that time? The first evidence we’ve found for theatre in Chesterfield is an advert in the Derby Mercury in July 1767: ‘Mr Whitley’s Company of Comedians, now at Nottingham ...intend to entertain the Nobility and Gentry at Chesterfield Races’. ‘Comedians’ had a wider meaning back then and a Company of Comedians would put on tragedies and drama too. This doesn’t mean there was a theatre building in Chesterfield, just performances, but means there have been theatrical performances here in town for about 250 years. The next evidence, dated 1779, from Chesterfield Library’s Local Studies section, is a hand-written playbill (advertising leaflet). Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ topped the bill, followed by ‘A Dissertation on the Rights and Privileges of the Town’ given by the Chesterfield Town Clerk (wonder if that was a crowd puller!). The night finished with a farce - with rather subversive overtones called ‘The Mayor of Garratt’. The actors in the farce apparently included members of the corporation and their ladies: you can’t get better evidence of support from the corporation than that! Interestingly, the playbill mentions ‘pit and boxes’ suggesting a purpose built theatre building, although we have no idea where it was. The corporation continued its support and in 1786 opened the New Theatre in Theatre Yard, located where the library is now. The first night (29th August) included “I’ll tell you what”, a farce by the lady author Elizabeth Inchbald, and “The Romp, Or a Cure for the Spleen”’ an operatic comedy by Isaac Bickerstaff. The way it worked then, and into the 1870’s, was the corporation would rent the theatre to a theatre manager. Such managers might have Page 4

the rights to several local theatres and take their players on tour, visiting towns when they were most likely to be busy. In Chesterfield’s case visits were timed to coincide with Chesterfield Races (normally September or October) and Chesterfield Fair. The races, and the auctions at the fair, would attract ‘Nobility and Gentry’ to town and this is when the theatre company would aim to make its money. To encourage repeat visits they might put on different plays each night. When no play was scheduled the managers would sub-let the theatre for other forms of entertainment. All sorts of things could be seen: hypnotists, ventriloquists, band concerts, travelling comedians, trapeze artists, lectures - even an act called ‘Jacko the Man Monkey’! and ‘An Evening With’ events, such as with Sam Hurst the English champion bareknuckle boxer (1861): who brought his belt and silver prizes along to the show. There’s evidence that amateur dramatic societies would use the theatre. (Amateur dramatics have a long history at Chesterfield as we’ve already seen – we doubt the 1779 performances by the corporation were very professional!). Often the shows would raise money for charities like local schools, refugees, and the ‘Chesterfield Winter Soup Kitchens’.

Pits - the cheaper seats behind a wooden barrier. Boxes - segregate wealthier clientele from less desirable theatre goers. However tastes changed in the 19th century, as the Theatre Trust explains on its website: “During the early 1800s theatre attendance lessened, partly due to economic decline and poor standards of acting and production. But also patronage by the middle classes fell as a result of theatre’s increasingly bad reputation and raucous nature”. In Chesterfield there wasn’t enough local interest in quality drama to fill high priced

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seats and the theatre building wasn’t big enough to make money from cheaper forms of entertainment. The theatre also found itself in a dodgy part of town- by the Kennels, Chesterfield’s 19th century slum district. The theatre tried renaming itself: first as ‘Theatre Royal’ (1842) and then ‘Theatre Royal and Concert Hall’ (1863), but that didn’t help much and the decline continued. No longer able to get suitable commercial theatre managers to run it, the corporation turned to the Chesterfield Amateur Dramatic Society, but that didn’t work and the place fell into disuse. This extract of an 1879 letter laments those points to the Derbyshire Times: “The corporation possess a ramshackle dirty old barn, misnamed a theatre; it is down a yard inaccessible to carriages, and it has become so lost in reputation and in dirt that no efforts can induce the Chesterfield public to visit it, and all the theatrical managers who try it leave the town in despair and generally in debt also.” So in 1879 the corporation gave up on having its own theatre and instead gave a theatre licence to the circus in Corporation street (did you know Chesterfield once had a circus building?) which became the Gaiety Theatre of Varieties. The Gaiety was more down-market than the old theatre. Its first night acts included clog dancing, comic vocalists, Irish ‘characters’, and Nemo the Japanese Juggler; with a promise of Zazel the Female Gymnast for the following week. Essentially, it was Chesterfield’s Music Hall - but held serious lectures on Sunday afternoons.

The Gaiety too faced competition, this time with new-fangled cinemas opening in town. It changed hands a couple of times, was rebuilt in brick and reopened in 1895 as the ‘New Theatre Royal’ - a nice reference to the older venue, but with much the same line up. Seeing a need for a space for more serious drama, the corporation decided to refurbish the Stephenson Memorial Hall in 1898. This was renamed the Corporation Theatre in 1910. The old Gaiety again changed its name, becoming the Hippodrome, in 1912. Still showing lots of music hall style live acts (it was visited by Gracie Fields, and someone called ‘Doris the Child Wonder’) it also put on cinema – using a projector it fondly called the ‘EverPopular Hipposcope’. It became a full time cinema in 1930, but changed back to a theatre in 1938. That didn’t work out, it became derelict and was demolished in 1954. Corporately supported theatre continued however and in 1949 the Corporation Theatre – which had been leased to a cinema company - was improved and renamed the Civic. This is the theatre that is now the Pomegranate, it was renamed at public suggestion in 1982. At this time it also switched from having a permanent company to hosting touring ones. The Pom has been hosting quality performances ever since. To celebrate 250 years (ish) of theatre in Chesterfield, why not celebrate by putting on your posh frocks and enjoy an evening at the Pom. pomegranate-theatre.aspx Please mention S40 Local · Page 5


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Tuesday 24 March

Thursday 26 March

Art Exhibition by members of The Chesterfield Art Club. 10 am to 5pm daily @ St. Andrew’s United Reform Church, 187 Newbold Road, Chesterfield S41 7BE. Marking the 60th Anniversary of the dedication of the St. Andrew’s Church Building.

Hardwick Probus Club (Chesterfield): Speaker Peter Kennet ‘The Vulcan Project - An Update’. Meet at The Old House Loundsley Green at 10am. Tel: 01246 567278 / 07912 258674 E:

“Video for business” Workshop. Twin Oaks Hotel. 7 to 9pm. £11 T: 07557 386321 to book. Networking Mummies Derbyshire.

Sunday 22 March

Wednesday 25 March

Medicinal Weeds. Talk by Herbalists John Etherington. 2.30-3.30pm. Do we overlook the most useful plants in our gardens? Learn to look at weeds in a different way and see their true value. £7.50 E:

“Building confidence for sales and cold calling” Workshop. Alfreton Leisure Centre. 10am to midday. £11 - please call 07557 386321 to book. Networking Mummies Derbyshire.

Chesterfield Photographic Society: Lecture “Realm of the Vikings” by our own Jonathan Ratnage. See Thu 16 April for contacts.

Friday 27 March Chesterfield Gilbert & Sullivan Society: ‘SPRING INTO SONG’ Hasland Village Hall, Eastwood Park at 7:30pm. Tickets £7 available from Chesterfield Tourist Info Office. Tel: 01246 418887.

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What’s On Saturday 28 March

Monday 30 March

Friday 3 April

Coffee Morning at Holymoorside Village Hall 10am to Midday. In aid of Lifeboat Charity. Tombola, books, raffle, cake stall plus other stalls. T: 01246 566084.

Brampton Living History: ‘My Memoirs as a Derbyshire Farrier’ Speaker: Mr Bradbury. A talk that will take you to the other side of the globe – literally. Cost £2. 7:30pm, St Thomas’ Centre, Brampton.

Good Friday: 10am All Age Service. Craft activities in the Church Centre, quiet meditation in the Main Church. 11:30am Walk with the Cross through Walton. 2pm An Hour at the Cross. St John’s Walton.

Tuesday 31 March

‘The Last Hour’ 2pm. A dramatic reminder of the last hour of Christ’s life is presented in words and music at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church on Old Rd.

Crafts for Easter – fun morning for kids, Mums, Dads and carers. Entrance £1.50 per child. Proceeds to Bluebell Wood Childrens’ Hospice.  10am to 12 noon - Christadelphian Church, Sheffield Road. www.

Chesterfield Gilbert & Sullivan Society: ‘SPRING INTO SONG’ St John’s Church, Walton starting at 7.30pm. Tickets £7 available from Chesterfield Tourist Information Office or T: 01246 418887.

Sunday 29 March

Tuesday Worship: 11:30am a shorter service with distribution of palm crosses, followed by lunch together - no need to book. St John’s Walton.

Wednesday 1 April Holymoorside Horticultural Society: AGM United Reformed Church meeting room, Holymoorside at 7.30 pm. Tel: 01246 568000 (Peter) or 01246 569059 (Trevor).

Palm Sunday: 9am Service of Holy Communion. 10:45am All Age Holy Communion. Palm crosses will be distributed during both of these services. St John’s Walton.

Thursday 2 April

The Old Road Palm Sunday Procession Begins - junction of Old Rd. & Old Hall Rd. 10.45am. Finishes at The Gospel Mission Church. Join in or just come out to watch. Refreshments afterwards.

Chesterfield Embroiderer's Guild: "Myanmar", a talk by Barbara Meake. 7-9pm, The Saints Parish Centre, Chesterfield S41 7TJ (on St Marys Gate). Tel: 01246 275177.

Colin Yates Big Band Jazz Brunch. 11:30am-2pm at Club Chesterfield, Chester Street. £7.50 from Tourist Information Centre or (5 to 12s £5 on the door, under 5s free) Includes entertainment, papers, tea and coffee. Brunch cobs £2.50.

Maundy Thursday: 7pm Service of Holy Communion. St John’s Walton, Moorland View Road. St John’s, Walton.

Chesterfield Photographic Society: Matlock Camera Club to give us a show. See Thu 16 April for contacts.

Saturday 4 April Brampton Food Market 10am to 1.30pm at St Thomas’ Centre, Chatsworth Rd, S40 3AW. Tel: 01246 279916 Email: Web: www. Easter Craft and Activity Morning The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Rd. (nr Serpent Motors). Join us between 11.00am and 12.30pm. Create colourful displays that tell the Easter story. Ideal for children 4-11. All ages welcome. Refreshments available. Holymoorside Horticultural Society: 2015 Open Spring Show Holymoorside Village Hall 2.30– 4.30pm (Staging 10am–1 pm). Daffodils, spring flowers, floral art, Children’s classes and homecraft. Schedules from the Holymoorside Village Shop. Tel: 01246 568000 (Peter) or 01246 569059 (Trevor)

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Easter Sunday: 6am Greet the Morning. This service will be outside and followed by a shared breakfast. 9am Service of Holy Communion. 10:45am All Age Holy Communion. St John’s Walton.

Phoenix Concert Band presents ‘Fantasy, Fiction & Film’: including music from Star Wars, Harry Potter and more. St John’s Church Walton at 7:30pm.  Tickets £5 available on the door, refreshments provided. phoenixconcertbandchesterfield. Find us on Facebook.

Easter Morning Breakfast and Communion. 9:30am. The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Rd. Easter Morning Celebration. The Gospel Mission Church, Old Rd. 11am where Easter eggs will be given out. All welcome to join the Easter Procession into church to see the empty tomb. Lively family celebration, Includes craft activities for the children. Easter Service at Christadelphian Church, 19a Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. 5-6 pm Refreshments afterwards. www.

Thursday 9 April Chesterfield Photographic Society: Group work – Groups to show their work. Details see entry on 16 April. North East Derbyshire Field Club. 7:30 pm at the Surestart Centre in Holme Hall School. Talk: ‘Chatsworth – a personal view’ by Christine Robinson following publication of her book ‘A Housekeeper’s Tale’. Visitors are welcome. £3. T: 01246 207683

Monday 13 April Intermediate French: Start of 6 week course. 10am – 12pm Hunloke Adult Education Centre S40 2TF. T: 01246 201687 Email: uk or education/adult_education Floristry – Summer Flowers: Start of 5 week course. 12.30pm – 2.30pm Hunloke Adult Education Centre S40 2TF. T: 01246 201687 Email: Hunloke.ace@derbyshire. or education/adult_education North East Derbyshire Industrial Archeology Society talk: Norman Taylor on “The History of the Pinxton Porcelain Factory”. 7:30pm at St Thomas’ Church Centre, Chesterfield Road, Brampton. Visitors welcome. Details from Cliff at 01246 234212.

Saturday 11 April

Chesterfield Diabetes Group – AGM followed by ‘Neuropathy in Diabetes’ Speaker: Dr Rob Robinson. 7:30pm, at The Education Centre, Chesterfield Royal Hospital

Chesterfield Alpine Show at Brookfield School. Chatsworth Road. Open from 10am to 4pm, Show open at 11.30am. Admission £2.50, children free. Refreshments available, plant stalls. More information from Ju Bramley T: 01246 569025

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust: Dolphins (plus AGM at 7.15pm)  Speaker is writer Robert Alan-Haven.  7:30pm @ the Annunciation Church Parish Centre, Spencer St, Chesterfield, S40 4SD. Pedestrian access from Queen St. £2.50 incl. refreshments; Under 16s free.

Chesterfield Cats Protection: Holymoorside Bazaar. Village Hall, Holymoor Road, Holymoorside. 10am-1pm, free entry. Refreshments, tombola, raffle, games, cake stall, home made crafts, plants, CP merchandise, bargains galore! T:0845 371 2754.

Tuesday 14 April Beginners Italian: Start of 6 week course. 7pm – 9pm Hunloke Adult Education Centre S40 2TF. T: 01246 201687 Email: Hunloke. or www. adult_education

Creative Textiles: Start of 6 week course. 1 to 3pm Hunloke Adult Education Centre S40 2TF. T: 01246 201687 Email: Hunloke. or www. adult_education Derbyshire Wildlife Trust 7.30pm at the Annunciation Church Parish Centre, Spencer St, Chesterfield, S40 4SD. Talks monthly. Pedestrian access from Queen St. £2.50 incl. refreshments; Under 16s free. T: 01246 236930 Civic Society Meeting - Update on Planning, talk by Neil Johnson: Development & Growth Manager at Chesterfield Borough Council. 7:30pm. Chesterfield Borough Council Chamber, Town Hall, Rose HIll.  T: 01246 566509

Wednesday 15 April Free informal networking – Coffee Morning. 10am-12pm. Twin Oaks Hotel, off Junction 29. Facebook: Networking Mummies Derbyshire.

Thursday 16 April Chesterfield Photographic Society: Lecture “Sherpa’s & Snowmen- A return to Everest” by Tim Hudson from Lincoln. Non members always welcome - free entry. The Society meets weekly during the Winter in the Lecture Theatre of Chesterfield Library at 7:30pm. T: 01246 567138. Tea Dance at The Fairplay Centre Join us for tea, cake and music, 1-3pm, £3 entry fee. Car Parking at Mecca Bingo - charges apply. For info or call 01246 203963.

Friday 17 April Experimenting with Stitch: Start of 6 week course. 1pm – 3pm Hunloke Adult Education Centre S40 2TF. T: 01246 201687 Email: uk or education/adult_education

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What’s On Friday 17 April

Thursday 23 April

Tuesday 28 April

Chucklebutties – Belper. 10.30am to 12.30pm. Free informal networking coffee Morning. Please go to Networking Mummies Derbyshire on Facebook.

Chesterfield Photographic Society: Competition “Three on a Theme” Print: Open digital judged by Erica Oram CPAGB from Sheffield. See Thu 16 April for contacts.

Messy Church: Storrs Road Methodist Church. From 3:30pm (or as soon after school as possible) with crafts, games, music, worship and a light meal.  For all ages but children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  Booking essential. T: 01246 274021

“Make Your Own Massage Oil and Lip balm - workshop 7.30 to 9.30pm Make your own herb products. Learn about the external use of herbs and how to use herbal remedies effectively. Take away your own (medicinal) lip balm, massage oil, herb card and recipe. £11. E:derwentherbalists@”

Hardwick Probus Club (Chesterfield): Speaker Stephen Flinders: ‘Catherine Crompton’s Diary’. Meet at The Old House Loundsley Green at 10am. Contact Paul Broadhead on 01246 567278 or 07912 258674 or email: paul@

Holymoorside and District History Society: "Picture Postcard Railway Rambles" by Stephen Gay. 7.30pm at Holymoorside Village Hall. £2 incl refreshmemts. All welcome call 01246 568101 or visit www. Parkinson’s UK Chesterfield & District Branch Monthly Meeting. Margorie Dunn, talk on Queen Mary’s Dolls House. St John’s Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Chesterfield. 2pm. WOW (Worship on Weekdays) Storrs Road Methodist Church. A contemporary café style evening with music, reflection and activities. Refreshments from 7:30pm. 7:45 start. 

Saturday 18 April Record Store Day: An excuse to get your vinyl out and give it a spin… or even better call into Tallbird Records on Soresby Street to seek out that disc you’ve lusted after for years. Record Store Day: Acoustic Sets from a selection of local bands at Real Time Live. Midday onwards. See page 41 for details.

Sunday 19 April W4All (Worship for All) service with infant Baptism led by Rev Tracey Harris. 10:45am at Storrs Road Methodist Church - The Worship Group will be singing from 10:30am.

Friday 24 April Messy Church ‘Little & Large’ at Storrs Road Methodist Church. From 3:30pm with crafts, games, music, worship and a light meal. Children must be accompanied by an adult.  Please book by 17 April to assist catering and activities. See 17 April listing. The Robin Johnson Palm Court Trio in Concert: St John’s Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Chesterfield. Supporting The Chesterfield and District Branch of Parkinson’s UK. Music starts at 7:30pm on 24th April 2015. Tickets from Anne Thompson. T: 01246 566448. Refreshments included.

Saturday 25 April Messy Church at St Johns, Walton: 3:30 - 5:30pm. Fun, faith related craft activities, games & songs. For Primary aged children, younger siblings and their parents/ carers. Fun, free fatith with free refreshments provided. E: messychurch@stjohnswalton.

Thursday 30 April Chesterfield Photographic Society: AGM. Non members always welcome - free entry: See Thu 16 April for contacts.

Saturday 2 May Brampton Food Market: 10am to 1.30pm at St Thomas’ Centre, Chatsworth Rd, S40 3AW. T: 01246 279916. Email: admin@ or www.

Thursday 7 May Chesterfield Embroiderer's Guild: A Practical Workshop: 7-9pm, The Saints Parish Centre, Chesterfield S41 7TJ (on St Mary’s Gate). For further information contact 01246 275177. “Create Your Very Own Herbal Tea Blend – workshop Spread over two evenings (7 May & 14 May), we will taste a variety of herbal teas to enable you to decide which herbs you really like to form your own blend of herbal tea. Cost £22. E:

Sunday 10 May W4All (Worship for All) service with Baptism led by Rev Tracey Harris. 10:45am at Storrs Road Methodist Church - The Worship Group will be singing from 10:30am.

Monday 27 April Brampton Living History: ‘World War 1’ Speaker: James Clark. A look into the hardships of the war, which many of our ancestors endured. Cost £2. Meet at 7:30pm, St Thomas’ Centre, Brampton.

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Cinema at the theatre? Oh yes there is! A visit to Chesterfield Venues to discuss the theatres today. Words Paul Chapman Pictures CBC Anthony Radford oversees Chesterfield Borough Council’s venues, which encompasses The Pomegranate, The Winding Wheel, The Assembly Room in the Market Hall and Hasland Village Hall, which combine to provide an entertainment offering covering a wide spectrum. Last year, £495,000 investment from Arts Council England’s National Lottery-funded capital programme, and £255,000 from Chesterfield Borough Council enabled the refurbishment and the installation of new digital cinema infrastructure at the Pomegranate and development of the technical infrastructure at the Winding Wheel to improve the facilities. Resulting in a wide programme of films now being shown at the Pomegranate, alongside the ever popular theatre events and shows. Anthony explains “When we started programming the venues jointly, we noticed there was limited choice in town for the cinema audience and started to explore whether there was an audience for drama based films. The tests screenings saw a good response, so in 2012 we put together a bid for a grant under

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the National Lottery Scheme, which was successful. One key criteria being to provide funds for organisations needing help to ‘help themselves’, and who could prove a long term future and clear business model.” The popularity of the new cinema programme shows there was a demand and the film programme has been well received. The equipment also enables them to do live streaming to the venue, “For instance tonight we are screening La Traviata, it’s being performed live at the Coliseum, London, filmed live and fed by satellite to selected venues – it’s really exciting to be able to deliver live West End shows, to Chesterfield, via the big screen.” There are film showings at 11am and 2:30pm throughout the week and some of these are seeing really good attendances, including children’s films which are proving really popular, in fact the recent showing of Frozen, was a sell out. “Getting people through the door to see films is also helping increase the audience numbers for other events, as people become familiar with the venues and what else is on”.

“The Pomegranate is a beautiful theatre, so it’s about securing the right shows and events. Through the Chesterfield venues audiences can enjoy a wide variety of performance” says Anthony, “comedy is popular, concerts, pop music, drama and latterly musicals such as Joseph. We have a bar and we’re well located with easy access to the town centre. “We’re lucky that there is a significant group of people with a strong affection for our theatres and they back this up with regular attendance” Anthony commented, “some customers come nearly every week. “We recently staged the West End production of The Mousetrap, a superb production, which broke box office records for a play” Anthony enthuses. “From May we will be offering pre-theatre deals, where the ticket price can include a meal before the show at a local restaurant, currently Calabria, Nonnas or the Thai Pavilion.” “Looking forward Chesterfield Borough Council need to firmly establish the Pomegranate as a cinema venue, screening the latest titles, and for the production side we’re setting the bar even higher, with regards the names and productions we’re looking to secure. We’d like to make the venue the first choice for local people, and encourage more people to think about coming to Chesterfield theatres for their night out”.

“Did you know that more people attend theatre than football matches” Anthony points out, “attendance for the pantomime was 12% up on previous year.” Anthony is confident that by providing cinema in the theatres and opening up more opportunities for people to engage with the theatres in different ways Chesterfield Borough Council can secure a long term and prosperous future for Chesterfield venues.

COMPETITION: If you fancy a visit to the theatre, Anthony has kindly offered a family ticket (two adults and two children) for Joseph on Tuesday 14 April at the Winding Wheel and the show starts at 7:30pm. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning is answer the question below. Q: On which street in Chesterfield would you find the Pomegranate Theatre? Answers via email to or on a postcard to: S40 Local: Theatres Competition West Studios Sheffield Road, Chesterfield S41 7LL. Entries must arrive no later than Friday 10 April to ensure we can get the tickets to the winner.

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Eddi Reader & Band Talk: Revelations from Creswell Crags Spotlight Comedy Club Tue 10 March 2015 to Tue 28 July 2015 T.Rextasy The Winding Wheel (excl. 24/03 & Modern Jive Freestyle Ball 14/04) Tickets £4.85, Available at the Sally Morgan box office/on the night. Bar Open. The Elvis Years Chas & Dave Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat OAE Watercycle Project: Tots Splashing About Concert That'll be the Day 2014-2015 Tour The ELO Experience 'Back into the Blue' Spotlight Comedy Club Northern Soul & Motown Night Jasper Carrot's Stand Up and Rock

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Tom Hardwick A Life Not Wasted Words: Tom Hardwick & Paul Chapman Tom is 23 years old and lives in Loundsley Green and has a progressive life limiting disability called Duchenne muscular dystrophy. He has been permanently wheelchair bound since the age of 10, struggles with movement and requires 24 hour care, which his dad currently provides for him. Despite the frustrations of his condition Tom believes that even though his muscles may be wasting away, in God’s hands his life is Not Wasted, also the title of his autobiography! Through his belief and endless determination Tom has been working to support other disabled people. In June he hopes to travel to California for seven weeks to learn how to become a voice and an advocate for disabled people. Through Joni and Friends, a Christian organisation, Tom will go as an intern in their Cause 4 Life scheme and learn how he can support disabled people and their families and bring back what he has learnt to his local community and churches.”

But before he gets there Tom has a challenge, he needs to raise in excess of £10,000 to cover the cost of his flight, accommodation and the specialist equipment he will need. Tom will need a carer to go with him to provide the 24 hour care he needs and the carer will also have to pay for their own travel and accommodation costs for the trip. “I became a Christian at age 13 and attend Holmebrook Valley Church in Chesterfield. My faith has helped me over the years and although the condition has been frustrating through faith I have gained inner strength and confidence to do things completely outside my comfort zone, including writing the book and planning this trip”. Page 20

“The trip aims to support me and provide me with the tools to build relationships with people in the local area including other churches to share what I learn. I hope to encourage others to better engage with people who have disabilities, improving their experience, particularly in church, so they feel fully included in all aspects of church life”. Overseen by another organisation called Through The Roof, Tom has already become what is known as a “Roof Breaker”, improving the experience for people with disabilities within the church; building friendships between disabled people and church members, connecting disabled people with Christian-led activities and serving the church to enable disabled people to participate more fully. Tom’s autobiography Not Wasted by Tom Hardwick, is his story of disability and his journey of faith and is available in Kindle format on Amazon £1.99 and in paperback on £5.99 where it has five stars. It also has five stars and fantastic feedback on Amazon and the funds from the sale of the book will go towards funding his internship. Tom is also putting on events over the next few months across Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire/South Yorkshire and Bolsover Districts, where he will be talking about his plans and what he hopes to gain from his experience as an intern. He will also be promoting his book in the hope it will inspire others to become more aware of how they may be able to use their faith to support others. The next event is on 4th April at North East Derbyshire Christian Fellowship, 85-87 Market Street, Clay Cross, S45 9LS at 7.30pm and then 18th April at Oaks Community Church, Eckington Friendship Hall, Berry Avenue, Eckington, S21 4AR at 7.30pm all of which can also be found in ‘upcoming events’ on Tom’s personal blog. Tom’s fundraising team is looking for help to raise the funds and promote the events. If you would like to offer support, please get in touch on 07896 429418. If you would like to donate, Tom has a site set up at https://

Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a muscle wasting disease which only affects boys as it is carried on the X chromosome and passed on genetically so a girl can be a carrier but will not develop the condition as they have another X chromosome to compensate. The prognosis for this condition is late teens/early 20’s so at 23 Tom is medically speaking in the twilight of his years and doing very well. To keep up to date and watch Tom speaking about his plans for the future and what the internship involves, there’s a short video on his Facebook page; Tom on Twitter: @notwasted2015. His personal blog can be found at http://

What people on Amazon are saying about Tom’s five star rated book, Not Wasted! “Inspirational and encouraging” This book is so inspiring and such a good read that I read it from start to finish in one sitting, I just couldn’t put it down! Tom’s trust in Jesus, in the face of his condition and his humility is a lesson for us all. His story is sprinkled with lovely family anecdotes all written with a pinch of humour. I loved this book and will be recommending it to all my friends!” “Brilliant, Well written what an inspiration this young man is . Looking forward to hearing more from Tom Hardwick in the future.” “Thanks for sharing your story Tom. Genuine, honest and an inspiring story of your faith.” Please mention S40 Local · Page 21

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Recycling. The Mellors & Kirk Way. Words & Pictures: Paul Chapman

Sitting in the office of Mellors & Kirk Auctioneers in Nottingham, I’m rapidly trying to get a few words with Nigel Kirk before he takes centre stage in today’s proceedings where over 500 items are being put through the auction. I’m visiting an Antiques and Objects auction, which takes place on Wednesdays twice a month, every quarter they hold a two day catalogued Fine Art Auction. Mellors & Kirk regularly advertise their valuation days at St Thomas’ Church Centre throughout the year. “The valuation days at Chesterfield have always been good for us” says Nigel, “you never know what people will bring to show you. The church hall venues are great for meeting people, relaxing and friendly, enabling valuations to take place somewhere that’s accessible to people in their community.” Nigel also holds valuation days in five other locations around the county, although before St Thomas’ they hadn’t brought their roadshow to Chesterfield. “We started looking for a suitable venue in Chesterfield after Mellors & Kirk held a sale on the premises of the contents of Thornbirdge Hall near Ashford. Travelling through Chesterfield and the surrounding areas a number of times I started to think we ought to try a valuation day in the area - we did and it’s worked well for us and also for those bringing cherished or curious items to us” explains Nigel. It’s a long process to develop the kind of knowledge that the valuers need to have to enable them to value items that come through the door. Nigel started working with a fine art auctioneer after leaving school as a general assistant and worked through the roles. This was in an agricultural area on the borders of Page 24

the Welsh countryside which had a similar feel to the Derbyshire Dales. He stayed with them for six years, then moved to work for Neales of Nottingham, on Mansfield Road. Nigel founded Mellors and Kirk in 1993, with Nick Mellors, who left in 2000 and Nigel is now the proprietor employing a team of nine staff who between them host the auctions, value items, prepare catalogues and generally keep things running smoothly. At view and sale days Mellors & Kirk provide light lunches with homemade cakes in their café area. “The way business is conducted has also changed massively” explains Nigel “so much of what we sell at auction today is through internet bids. When we issue the fine art catalogue, bids immediately start to be logged from across the world. The internet means we become accessible from every corner of the globe at every auction, and with auto bid tools the customer bidding can do everything automatically even if they can’t watch the auction live online.” Nigel is obviously a man who enjoys his job and is at ease in his surroundings, “I pride myself on creating a sense of trust between the business and our clients. We don’t come to the valuations with a bag of cash, at the event we will make an estimate of the value an item might achieve at auction, discuss it with the client and if they are happy we take the items to auction. This gives the process a transparency and the clients are welcome to come down and watch their items being auctioned, which can be really interesting and exciting.” “And I’m still learning, we will always do our best to research and estimate values, but you never know what’s going to come through the door and that’s what I find exciting about the valuation days. People’s objects often have great stories and history associated, this

makes them interesting to me” says Nigel “at the same time we need to maintain a degree of decorum, some items have sentimental value and we need to handle people’s emotions carefully.” “Recently at St Thomas’ a chap turned up with a pair of German binoculars that were in an extremely tatty condition but the associated history meant they returned £6,000 at auction.” “At another Chesterfield event a lady presented a common World War II medal, but it came with a tribute medal. The tribute medal was issued in Australia and surprising to find it in Chesterfield. After chatting we learnt that the medal was awarded to an Australian soldier who married a Chesterfield girl and the couple set up life in Australia. Unfortunately he was later killed in action and the widow returned to Chesterfield, together with the medal. The medal attracted bids from Australia. So what are your real areas of interest, I asked? “I have an interest in early printed religious books from the 17th century, a time of such turmoil for our country. If we ever have anything of interest in I do have to get permission from the seller to enable me to bid on items because we act as agent of the seller. That said prices at Mellors & Kirk are typically high.” adds Nigel.

FRUIT CAKE A slice of fruitcake from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding - in its presentation tin was recently sold for £420 at the Mellors and Kirk auction. Crown Speciality Packaging in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, made the tins for the royal wedding in 2011 so guests could take a piece home. The slice was sold on behalf of a former employee, who was sent a piece as a thank you gesture for his work.

I have to ask the ‘what’s the most exciting thing that’s ever come through the auction house’ question? “Our largest value item was a Van Breen painting in 2001, which realised a hammer price of £440,000 in our Fine Art Auctions.” The myths of people accidently buying at auction aren’t true it appears, Nigel reassured me that no one at his auctions has ever ended up with an item accidentally! I could see how people could get carried away when bidding, but all sales have preview days, “people can view items at their leisure and then bid via the internet on sale day” explains Nigel. As the bidding got underway I stayed and watched a number of the 500 items go through. There was a real mix of people, some were clearly there as dealers and experts looking for bargains, others simply to see what was going through and bidding for items they liked. I liked the feel of the place, a place for items to be recycled at the highest level, being given new lives in new homes. If you’ve never attended an auction before, a trip does make for an interesting day out, you never know you might just pick up a bargain! … Mellors & Kirk can be found at The Auction House, Gregory Street, Nottingham NG7 2NL. Please mention S40 Local · Page 25


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Playing a round Chesterfield Golf Club’s New Membership Offer Words: Paul Chapman Pictures: CGC

Golfing has a tradition of an establishment set up around a formal old boys network, but as society changes our local golf club is evolving and developing ways to attract new members, relaxing some of the previous traditions. I caught up with Trevor Glover (Secretary/ Manager) and Liz Day (Chair of Marketing) to discuss recent changes. Trevor explained “It’s often hectic up here in the morning, between 7:45 and 9:30am the course is busy and sometimes people have to queue for the first tee, but later in the day the course is quiet. This is a great time for newer players and those looking to return to the game to get back to grips with it - there’s less pressure from other golfers and it’s also now cheaper.” To encourage people on to the green in the afternoons the club is launching a new Off-Peak membership, which means players can play after 1:30pm during the eight summer months and any time after 12:30pm in the winter months. Liz explained “The package is on trial for two years and we may extend if it proves successful. At £500 for a year’s off peak membership, as opposed to £980 for full membership it represents a significant saving for those wanting a slightly more laidback approach to their golf.” The idea was pitched to the marketing committee who recognised things are not what they were in the 50’s, or even the year 2000 when they had a waiting list, and agreed to move forward with the trial. “Golf Clubs across the UK are having a Page 28

difficult time” says Trevor, “membership numbers having reduced by an average of 22% in the last five years. Here at Chesterfield we have a great course and a great membership, we’ve only lost around 6%, much lower than the national numbers.” “We need to keep adapting to people’s lifestyle and make an offer that appeals to 30 to 45 year olds. The old traditions of the club house aren’t so appealing to this audience and that’s also why we started things like dress down Friday in the clubhouse. Golf offers some great benefits - time to escape with friends for a few hours to enjoy a round of golf and a catch-up and the five mile walk is great for your health. Here we have a great course and facilities that allow people to develop their golf, particularly with the help of our club professionals” says Trevor. “We have 550 members today and we’re still a thriving Club, but it’s the membership that keeps us alive and we are seeing it dropping off so we’re having to be innovative and find new ways of doing things. “We realise that the membership approach doesn’t work for everyone and there are people who want the flexibility and choice to turn up at any club and pay standard green fees to play a round. Lovingly christened as ‘Nomads’ in the golfing fraternity. “In the area around Chesterfield we have regular nomads, they play once a week in the winter and twice a week in the summer. But, when they add it all up, these golfers

are paying more than the standard membership at the club. I understand they might not want the financial commitment but paying like this almost always costs more. For the same outlay, and they can still pay monthly, a nomad player could become a club member, enjoy all the benefits this brings and still have a significant amount to spend on green fees at other clubs. We’d really like to turn these players into club members”.

Open Day: Saturday 25 April 2015 “If you’re interested in finding out more about the club, just beginning golf or returning to the game, we have an open day on April 25. This is an ideal opportunity, if you’re thinking of playing golf, to pay us a visit and find out what Chesterfield Golf Club is all about” says Liz.

Off-Peak member benefits include full access to all the club’s facilities, including access to play in monthly and midweek medal competitions.

Investment The appearance of the course and facilities at the club is extremely important. Over the past 18 months there has been investment at the Club of almost £50,000, all of it funded by donations and sponsorship from members. Hope House, our Starters Hut adjacent to the 1st tee, was provided by kind donation of Chris and Barry Twigg; BRM Solicitors sponsored the ‘tee signage’ on each hole; S40 Local advertiser Peter Boardman from Somersall Finance sponsored the club sign on Whitecotes Lane; and a replacement bridge over the stream on the 15th hole was sponsored by Prosperity Wealth Management. In addition Bristol Street Motors and Brettex Site Services have made donations to help with information signs at the club. “The voluntary financial support from members has been fantastic” says Trevor. In addition to the member support the club have recently invested £250,000 in the replacement of the club’s irrigation system.

Online Booking From April onwards: Watch out for our new Online Booking System which will allow internet booking of green fees with the possibility of affordable golf for visitors. It’s great to see that an institution with so much tradition is changing its outlook and the way in which users can access the facilities. If the new changes and the offpeak membership prove successful it may open the door to further initiatives which should help secure the future of the club for many years to come.

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The Science of the Lambs Words: Paul Chapman Pictures: Matthew Prince The signs of spring are everywhere, the snowdrops and daffodils are in bloom and at Highfield House Farm around 200 new lambs are frolicking in the fields. Sounds idyllic but for father and son team, David and Matthew Prince it’s the result of hard work, science and good farm management. And what started out as a hobby for David Prince in 1986 has become a thriving business. He’d always promised himself a farm by the time he was 40, so swapped their house for the farm on Stonedge, near Peak Edge Hotel. Working in the wholesale meat business, he knew one end of a sheep from the other, the farm continued to be a hobby. Today I’m meeting Matthew Prince, David’s son and manager of this family business, “For me it started when Dad bought me some pure Texel sheep to rear as a young lad, they had small green tattoos in their ears which showed they were registered, so we were able to register them with the British Texel Sheep Society and started up the flock.” Over time the flock grew and David left the wholesale trade to concentrate on the farm, trading fat lambs for £40 to £50 at Bakewell.

In 1996 and against all advice, especially from the bank, they opened a farm shop to sell a wider range of products and David started talking to Matthew about working on the farm full time. Matthew explained “I’d studied food science at University and had been working in retail at B&Q as a manager and decided to hand in my notice after ten years”. Today at the farm, the lambing season is almost at its end “we start early at Highfield House, we breed pedigree livestock and the stock needs to have reached a certain size by July to hit the right market”. In January, when lambing gets underway, Matthew and his Dad work from 6am to 10pm and Simon (who also works on the farm as the shepherd) takes the night shift. Between January and March they’ve seen 120 sheep produce around 200 lambs. “We hold three breeds, English Suffolk, with the black faces, Texel and Beltex. The Texel and Beltex are a great shape with a quality carcass” explains Matthew, “plenty of lean meat, in the right places, whilst the Suffolks are maternal, excellent mothers with plenty of milk. Cross the two and you get well fed lambs with lots of milk.” “We artificially inseminate all our ewes and about 75% take first time. We use semen from pedigree breeding stock that we buy for £50 to £100 a dose. Any that don’t take, are run with our own tups (rams), resulting in a good selection of quality lambs.” I was shocked to learn that one pedigree breeding tup recently sold at auction for £145,000 and a top tup will sell for between £40,000 and £50,000. It’s where good money can be made, doses from the tups are frozen and sold at £100 a time. Matthew explained “We’re not in a position to buy a ram for £50,000 but over time we hope to build the flock and our own rams.” “Records show the bloodline and history going back five generations for all our sheep, it’s what sells stock in the pedigree market. More commercial farmers wouldn’t have this history. Everything is tightly controlled, all our sheep are electronically tagged, I weigh and ultrasound scan the lambs regularly to check fat content and computer applications track the management and development of the animals, it’s a very scientific process”. This hard work places the lambs at Highfield House Farm in the top 10% of national stock. “We aim to sell all the lambs as breeding stock, but around 25% don’t make the required standards – we carry a few over to the next year and the rest are sold through the shop at about 20 weeks old. The timing’s important,

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they’re weaned off their mother’s milk and have a few weeks on grass making the meat tasty and tender” says Matthew. As well as lambs the farm has chickens for eggs and like his father, Matthew has added some Dexter cattle which are due to calf at the end of March. “These are for Thomas, my son, to grow up with. They’re a small cattle we can handle and the meat is fantastic, although it will be a couple of years before this turns into stock for the shop” adds Matthew. The products in the farm shop are sourced locally; the beef comes from a breed called Belted Galloways – black cows with a white saddle, from Walton Lodge Farm, along with some lambs and pork. Other lambs come from Upper Town above Holymoorside and

their pork comes from Holymoorside. When low on stock they will sometimes travel to Bakewell for meat. “Today’s buyers want us to be knowledgeable about the food, it’s all about provenance, people want to know where their food comes from, where it’s raised or reared, it’s point of origin” says Matthew, “over the counter we sell quality meat from really local suppliers and within the trade we sell premium sheep.” In the last few years the business has continued to expand, with help from grant funding they expanded and opened up a new shop and added the tea rooms. The two businesses side by side help feed each other. It’s a success story - the farm employs 20 local people, the tea room is busy, the business is growing nicely at a rate they can cope with – it’s a shame the banks couldn’t share the vision and see the potential! Below: Matthew and son Thomas feeding this year’s lambs.

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The Prince family have run the shop for 24 years and we pride ourselves on providing quality locally sourced produce. Beef from Ashover, Bakewell and Baslow, lambs home reared or within 5 miles of the farm and veg from surrounding counties.

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Saturday 18 April 2015: Record Store Day Words: Paul Chapman

I love the idea of ‘Independent Record Store Day’ for two reasons, firstly because I loved my old Sansui turntable and the vinyl I bought and played on it and secondly I’m an advocate of the independents, the people that offer us an alternative to the chains and the mainstream.

copy. We had a queue down the street and round the corner into New Square, turnout was great. This year the minimum pressing of each single has been increased to 500 copies, so hopefully this will mean that more vinyl fans will be able to get the record they’ve queued up for.” says Maria.

On Saturday 18 April, Maria Harris of Tallbird records on Soresby Street has planned a day of events in celebration of record shops.

Tallbird have also teamed up with Real Time Live, on Marsden Street, to host an afternoon of live acoustic music from local bands, the line up includes;

“This year nearly 600 limited edition records will be released, from acts as diverse as The Foo Fighters, A-ha, James Last and the Small Faces. Last year Paul Weller released just 150 copies of a 7” single, it was in such high demand that Tallbird were only allocated one

The Idle Hands (one of the best live Blues bands in the UK today), The Amber Herd and Lorna (both bands from Nottingham with a strong following), The Velveteens (60s-style girl group harmonies), Sonny Piper (Rock ‘n’ Roll and blues), Ben Miles (blues maestro), The House of Thieves (Derbyshire Band of the Year Finalists 2015) and many others to be confirmed plus the event will be hosted by Ashley Hutchings, Fairport Convention’s founder member and a good friend of the shop. The event is free if you collect a ticket in advance from Tallbird Records or Real Time Live or £3 for people who turn up on the door, it all kicks off at 12:00 noon. But that’s not all - Maria will also be releasing her first single on her new label Tallbird001! The 7” single features a track from the Idle Hands on one side and The Amber Herd on the other. “I’m really excited about the release of my first single, ready in time to sell on Record Store Day” enthuses Maria, “We’re selling them at the shop and the venue, a limited quantity of just 250 will be pressed by Breed Media in Sheffield. It’s my first vinyl release and who knows, perhaps the first of many.”

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I was curious to find out how vinyl sales were doing. “Generally sales are growing, 40% up year-on-year and there were in excess of 1 million sales last year, however nothing compared to vinyl’s hay day which saw sales of 875 million in 1977.” Today the average buyer at the shop tends to be in their 40s, reconnecting with an

old love. “Recently someone in the shop commented, you’ve just taken me back 20 years” adds Maria. I know what she means, standing flicking through the bins took me back to Selectadisc in Nottingham. They had numerous shops across town, one for new albums, one for singles and one for second hand items, all busy and open until 10pm on certain nights… the fear of asking for something to be played! I chatted to a customer in Tallbird, into rock, but like Maria and I, passionate about his music and his vinyl collection. We discussed doing something we don’t do so much today – sitting and listening to an album.

“Record Store Day is an opportunity for the people who own independent record shops and the music industry as a whole to say to the people who enjoy buying records ‘Come on in! This is what we do and we’re here, all year round’”. Left for Dead Record Shop - Birmingham. Music from downloads takes on a different purpose or role, once purchased rearrange your playlist and you might never listen to eight or nine tracks on the album. With records you played the whole side, flipped it over and played side two, the less popular tracks grew on you as you listened to the album over time. How many of us can name more than one or two tracks from the last download we purchased? Not many I bet. Vinyl is about buying something and soaking it up, it’s not meant to be background music. After visiting, yet again, I left with a lighter wallet than I went in with, having bought two albums! One newish by Bjork and one very old but released again on heavyweight 180 gram vinyl by New Order. This interest in, what is now, a niche product is good for business at Tallbird. The only record shop in Chesterfield and the only independent place in the town centre, you can also buy a CD and their timing was spot on. Tallbird appear to be doing well and have come a long way in the 18 months Maria has been open. If you’ve never paid a visit you don’t need to wait for Record Store Day, call in anytime and re-live your youth or if you’re under 30, find out what all the fuss is about! Please mention S40 Local · Page 41

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Garden Things for Spring Words: Colin Harrison Picture: Robert Nixon Betts By the time you read this it should be properly spring and noticeably warmer. We’ve had a generally mild winter which lots of garden pests will have survived, so keep an eye open for them. On the plus side, there should be lots of appropriate predators as well as more birds to add their song to the dawn and evening chorus. 1. If you haven’t already done so, plant out first and second early potatoes; they are traditionally planted on Good Friday, although the early Easter this year means it may be best to delay with the maincrops, which should go in around mid-April. Most varieties are frost-tender and may need some protection if the overnight temperature threatens to drop below zero. 2. Lots of vegetables (as well as many annuals and herbs) can be sown now check the seed packets. They will mostly be hardy types (carrots, beetroot, parsnips etc.) and can go directly into the soil, but that may depend on if you’ve had the chance to prepare the beds. There’s still a chance of late frosts - never sow into frozen soil. 3. If you’re not confident about growing things from seed, there will be lots of seedlings for sale in garden centres. However, they will have been raised in a very benign environment and won’t appreciate going straight outside, especially if it’s chilly, so they need to be slowly acclimatised by being protected at night – but don’t keep them in a heated house. 4. Seeds for tender vegetables can be sown under cover; tomatoes, courgettes, squashes, peppers and so forth. Again, you can buy young plants from garden centres but they can be quite expensive for what you get, plus it’s far more satisfying to grow things from scratch. If they need watering, stand the trays in shallow water until the surface of the soil appears damp, as the spray from a watering can could be a bit heavy and flatten the delicate seedlings. 5. Roses and any vigorous shrubs should be given a feed with a general-purpose Page 48

fertiliser. You can buy specific types for different sorts of plants but can then end up with shelves full of packets or tubs which don’t get used (or the labels fade or vanish) that you end up throwing away. For ornamental plants save your money, although for vegetables the benefit of a better crop may be worth it. 6. Mulching with compost is by far the best way to feed your garden, but if you can’t produce enough or haven’t got a good source, most established plants will appreciate some general fertiliser spread around above where their roots will be, and gently forked in – don’t overdo it and damage the roots themselves. If you only have a little compost, either reserve it for your hungriest plants or use it to cover a thin scattering of fertiliser. 7. As the days warm anything in pots will need to be watered, especially house plants, which should be moved away from places where they are in direct sunlight. Start including a weak feed, increasing to full strength as new growth starts to sprout. 8. If you have fruit trees or shrubs their blossom may be damaged by frost, so try to protect them; this is more important for things like apricots or peaches, which are more vulnerable. Larger trees provide their own micro-climate so will suffer less damage (depending on the severity of the frost) and can be left to take their chances. 9. Lawns should be growing faster now, so may require more frequent and lower cuts. You can also repair any patches that have appeared over winter by sowing seed into them; loosen the soil a bit first, and rake the surface. Protect any newly-sown areas against pigeons. 10. If it’s mild there isn’t a month when you shouldn’t be weeding, but it’s much more important now, especially as some weeds produce their seeds so early. But don’t attack too vigorously – check that what you’re about to remove isn’t a shoot of something that’s supposed to be there, or that you’re shaking weed seeds out and distributing them for the plant.

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Article Business News Image & Colour: Spinning a Yarn We have joined the campaign for British wool and are now stocking Bluefaced Leicester wool from West Yorkshire Spinners, ‘reared, sheared and spun in Britain’

It’s also all change for crochet!! Thursday morning is ‘Social Crochet’ from 10 til 1 and just £3 per session. Thursday afternoon is crochet classes from 1.30 til 3.30, £10 for expert tuition. Watch out for details of ‘Yarn Shop Day’ on Saturday May 2nd sponsored by a well known national knitting magazine.

The Market Co is coming to Chesterfield to host a regular Artisan Market, from Sunday 31st May and thereafter every last Sunday of the month, at the market place, in the centre of town. Chesterfield Borough Council, which owns and operate the market, has joined forces with The Market Co, which works with some of the very finest, often award-winning local artisan producers and suppliers, to offer a wide selection of locally produced food and individually hand crafted items. Denise Valente, director of The Market Co said: “We are very excited to bring our Artisan Market concept to Chesterfield.

POOKY Active launch Active Zone kid’s activities Victoria from Pooky Active has launched a new Active Zone. “We are pleased to announce the opening of the ACTIVE ZONE - a place where kids can call in to Paint Pots, Teddy Build, Bag Decorate and more. The opening hours are the same as the shop, but last sittings are always one hour before the shop closes. Special days during term time include Toddler Tuesday, Tiny Toes Thursday and Funtime Friday (see regular events for further details) and during kid’s school holidays we are open for drop in activities throughout the day. If you would like to come as a group, we recommend that you pre-book. We are open throughout the kid’s Easter Holidays, please check our website or give us a call for days and times. Sundays are dedicated to our KIDS PARTIES, choose from ARTY, TEDDY or GLITZ.” Contact: or call 01246 231400. Page 50

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Article Community News CAMPING GEAR: For Brampton Guides! Brampton Guides are going to Peak 2015 and are looking for support with much needed camping equipment. If you have any spare cooking pans, cooking shelters, ground sheets, wash tents, lanterns/ torches, a food storage tent, camp folding tables, in fact any equipment to donate that will help set up the camping kitchen, they’d be extremely grateful.

Chesterfield Canal Trust: Trip Boat Walk Up Cruises In April the Chesterfield Canal Society will see the return of walk-up cruises, on their three barges (no need to book in advance). Madeline will be running every Saturday from

Hollingwood Hub (S43 2JP) starting on 4 April. John Varley will be running every Sunday from Tapton Lock (S41 7JB) starting on 5 April. Hugh Henshall will be running every Sunday from the Lock Keeper, Worksop (S81 1TJ) starting 12 April.

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Scout group has invested in new equipment, enabling them to travel further afield and attend camps in Norway, Iceland, Sweden and Switzerland. They haven’t quite reached their target yet for funds for the new hut, so if anyone would like to make a donation, please contact Shona on 07803408969. Holymoorside Choral Society is thriving under the direction of Andrew

Marples but there are still vacancies in the Soprano and Tenor sections of the choir. Anybody interested in joining the choir or buying tickets for their concerts, please look at the website www.holymoorsidechoral. or call the Secretary, Nerys Mansell on 01246 569693. Below: Allan Stockton, Angela Jones, Chair of Holymoorside Choral Society, Shona Stockton and Shirley Poole.


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Regular Events Weekly Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday 2nd & 4th Monday 1st Monday 3rd Monday 3rd Monday Not Aug Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday (2nd & 4th) Tuesday and Thursday Tuesday and Thursday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday

Jog Derbyshire Groups @The Manor: All welcome. Mon 6 to 7pm, Wed 9:30 to 10:30am & Thurs 5 to 5:45pm. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit Tots Café at St Thomas' Centre 10am to Midday (term time). An informal get together for parents/carers. T: 01246 279916. Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Young at Heart (social afternoon) - all welcome. 1:30 to 3:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. William Rhodes Primary & Nursery School Community Choir: 3:30 to 4:30pm, choir made up of children, staff, parents & the wider community. Enthusiasm is all you need. An ability to sing an advantage but not compulsory! Call Cindy Clark on 01246 234626. 1st Brampton Moor Brownies: Meet at Storrs Road Centre, starting 6pm (Term time). T: Brownie guider on 01246 272678 for further details. Aurora Ladies' Choir: 7:15 to 9:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Holymoorside Band Rehearsals: non-contesting band - plays a variety of concerts. All abilities - rehearsals Monday & Friday 7:45 to 9:45pm United Reform Church, Holymoorside. Instruments available. or 01246 566691/568745 Chesterfield Life Drawing Evening Club Meet 6.30 - 8.30pm The Drawing Room, Sheffield Road S41 7LL All artistic abilities welcome. www. or call 07901 873 636 Maison Mes Amis: Book Club. The first Monday at Maison Mes Amis for their book club. Review the title of the month and then discuss in a comfortable atmosphere with like minded people. 7pm onwards. Call 01246 768789 for details and titles. Guide Dogs Chesterfield: Meet 7:30pm at The Rose and Crown, 104 Old Road S40 2QT. We welcome new volunteers. For further info contact Gabbie Pattison on 07525 248740 (email: or via Facebook - Guide Dogs Chesterfield). RSPB Chesterfield Local Group: 7:15 to 9:15pm at the Winding Wheel. Illustrated talks, refreshments, bird food sales. All welcome. Contact: Alan Goddard 01246 230244 or visit Village Hall Pilates 9:15-10:15am. St Marks, Brampton. 0777 351 6334/ Badminton at Loundsley Green 1:30 to 3pm. For enquiries, contact Mrs Westwood on 01246 236831. Linedancing: (Easy Intermediates) 3pm - 4.15pm, Prince's Sports Club @ the Manor, Brampton. Ideal for returners. New dance every 3-4 weeks. Contact Kathryn, 01246 569053 Chatters Coffee Shop at Walton Evangelical Church, Moorland View Road. 10am to midday. All welcome - toys available. No charge, but a small donation helps cover costs - any remainder to charity. Info call 01246 231002 or email Cycling day rides with Chesterfield Spire Cycling Club: Meet at Queen’s Park Sports Centre, Boythorpe Road, 9:25am. Suitable for new and experienced cyclists: 30-60 mile routes. Call Dave Scrivener 01246 455525, Steve Bright 0773 450 6492 or just turn up. Zumba Gold - Fitness For 50+ If you can walk, you can Zumba! Tues & Thurs at 10am & 11am. Chester St Club. Easy, fun, friendly classes only £3. Also TONING after the 11am Thurs class: Zumba with weights for just £1 extra. Call Jen on 07757 726239 Knit and Natter: 10am to 12:30pm at St Thomas' Centre. An informal gathering for people who enjoy doing craft together. All ages, all abilities. Ring 01246 279916 for more information. Toddler Tuesday: 10am to 2pm The Active Zone @ Pooky - Free tea and coffee whilst your little ones pot paint. (Term time only). Pooky 288 Chatsworth Road. Chesterfield Railway Modellers: Tue afternoon 2pm (and Thu evening 6pm) at The Clocktower Offices (the old Staveley Works Head Office). Contact Darrell Clark for details on 01246 234788. Tuesday Worship: St John's Church, Walton Back Lane. Please join us for Tuesday Worship from 11:30am to 12:15pm, followed by lunch in the Church Centre (£3.00 per person). Email: Tiger Tots: A stay and play baby/toddler group. 1:30 to 3pm (term time) Holymoorside Village Hall. Anyone welcome, £2 per family, call in and ask for Becky or call 07701 066801. (Term time only). Spire Laughter Club: Takes place above Dent's Chemists at the Nenna Kind Cancer Drop In Centre at 2pm. Yoga therapy with laughter so why not come and laugh with us whilst improving your health and happiness. Call Karen for details on 01246 862790. TimeOut a friendly community group meets 2 to 4pm at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Come along for a chat and a cuppa, play a few games, bring a craft, help complete a jigsaw, surf the internet etc. For info call: 01246 274021.  Danceworks dance studio for 4-15 year olds at Loundsley Green Community Centre. Ages 3-5yrs at 4-5pm, and ages 6+ at 5-6pm. Call Elly on 07581 140822 or or on Facebook at Danceworks Loundsley Green. Pregnancy Yoga Class: Friends Meeting House Chesterfield 5:30 to 7pm. For further details please contact Pauline Nunn on 0779 115 7672 or email: Brownies: 6 to 7:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Village Hall Pilates: 6 to 7pm, 7:10 pm to 8:10pm and 8:20 to 9:20 pm all at St Johns Church, Walton. See Tuesday listing for details. Dog obedience training: 7:15 to 8:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. TAI CHI: Authentic Wu Style Tai Chi from Shanghai, taught by an authorised instructor. 7:30pm - 8:30pm Parish Centre, Stonegravels. Contact: Tel:273795 Chesterfield Garland/Clog Dancers: 7:30 to 9:30pm at Methodist Church Hall, Jaw Bones Hill, Chesterfield. New female dancers and wo/men musicians welcome. Call Barbara Wilson on 01246 207800 for further details or visit Chesterfield Film Makers: If you’re interested in making videos. Walton Village Centre, 7:30 for 7:45 pm. For more details phone 01246 277349 or visit Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra 7:30 to 9:30pm. Players of orchestral instruments are invited. Vacancies for brass, percussion & strings. Ashgate Croft School (term time). 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Contact Alastair on 01246 520820. 2nd Tuesday Old Brampton Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at Loundsley Green Church, Pennine Way S40 3NF. New members and visitors warmly welcomed. For more info ring Pat on 01246 2394431 or Jenny on 01246 557024. 2nd Tuesday Derbyshire Wildlife Trust: 7.30pm @ the Annunciation Church Parish Centre, Spencer St, Chesterfield, S40 4SD. Talks monthly September to April. Access from Queen St. £2.50 incl. refreshments; Under 16s free. All welcome. For info call Angie: 01246 236930 3rd Tuesday Chesterfield & District Vegetable and Fruit Growers: 7:30pm at the Committee Room, Holymoorside Village Hall. Come and share your gardening experiences, beginners welcome. Call John 01246 569515, Malcolm 01246 569948 (Not Aug). 3rd Tuesday Thom's Blokes: 10am to noon. A meeting for men which includes talks, activities and regular outings to places of interest. All men welcome. St Thomas’ Church Centre. For info call David on 01246 231115 or 01246 853741. 4th Tuesday North East Derbyshire Downs Syndrome Group: Arkwright Children's Centre, School Lane, Arkwright. 10am to noon. Not August. Families, carers & children meet together for activities. Holiday time outings and trips. Call Rosie 07500 814361 or 01629 537692. Wednesday Cub Scouts: 6 to 7:30pm (Term time). Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Wednesday Village Hall Pilates: 9:15 to 10.15 am, 7:15 to 8:15am. New class “Stretch and Core for Men” 8.30 pm to 9.30 pm all at St Johns Church, Walton. See Tuesday listing for contact details. Wednesday Holymoorside Tennis Club New members Welcome. Club Night Wed 6pm and Social Tennis Sun/Tues 10am. T: 01246 566718. Wednesday Pelican Cycles Winter Cycle Spinning: 7:30pm, at Queens Park Leisure Centre. Booking essential - Please contact or 01246 767078. Wednesday Qi Gong: 10 to 11:15am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. 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Manor Band Mania @The Manor: For details contact The Manor on 01246 277760 or visit Chesterfield Flea Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir: Practise at Ashgate Croft School, Ashgate Road from 7:15 to 9:30pm. We put on four concerts & a choral day each year. Come & join us. Call Lynda at 01246 202694. Village Hall Pilates: 9.15 am to 10.15 am (Term time) at Holmebrook Valley Family Centre, Holmehall. See Tuesday listing for contact details. Fit and Fab Keep Fit Class Holymoorside: A gentle exercise class to music. 9:30am to 10:30am in United Reform Church Holymoorside. All welcome. Contact Tessa on 0786 658 5575. Yoga. Mixed ability classes. Morning session 9:30-11am - £6. Evening session 7:30-9pm £33 for 6 week block. Loundsley Green Community Centre. Call Rachel Armstrong on 07792 978880 for details or Tiny Toes Thursday: 10am to 2pm The Active Zone @ Pooky - Baby hand and footprints on ceramic pottery. To book T: 01246 231400 (Term time only). Central Methodist Toddler Group: Saltergate. 10 to 11:30am (term time). In the town centre this group is ideal for a break from shopping for you & your baby/toddler. £1.50 for 1 adult & 1 child; 50p per extra child. Drinks & biscuits included. Walking Back To Healthiness: Walking group meets at 10:30am at Holmebrook Valley Park, starting points may vary. To book call Tina Hensey: 01246 345669. Muy Thai: Martial arts training. 6 to 7:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre. For info 07910 858267. Village Hall Pilates: 6 to 7 pm (Term time) at The School Room, Old Brampton. See Tuesday listing for contact details. Ichthus Canoe Club Chesterfield: (ICCC) meet 6pm (Outdoor Spring, Summer & early Autumn) or 8pm (pool sessions late Autumn & Winter). For info and the latest Club programme email, or call 01246 274021. Chesterfield Caledonian Badminton Club: at St Andrews United Reformed Church Hall, Newbold Road. 7 to 9pm. New adult members welcome, male and female. Contact Tony Gandy on 01246 569225. Brampton Community Band: Musicians welcome - join and play folk dance music. 7.00 to 9.00 pm at Old Hall Junior School, Old Rd. For more details, visit, email: or T: 01246 236805. Chesterfield Photographic Society: Contact the Club Secretary Brian Davis 01246 275433. Chesterfield Recorded Music Society: Parish Centre, Sheffield Road, Stonegravels. 7:15pm. We listen to and discuss mainly classical music and occasionally jazz and music from shows. Meetings Sept to June. Info from John Strange on 01246 416558. Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir: Practise at Ashgate Croft School, Ashgate Road from 7:15 to 9:30pm. We put on four concerts & a choral day each year. Come & join us. Call Lynda at 01246 202694. Holymoorside Choral Society: practise in Holymoorside from 7:30 to 9:30pm.  We sing a variety of music - new members always welcome. Please contact Nerys Mansell on 01246 569693 for more information. Holymoorside Ladies Club: 7:45pm in Holymoorside Village Hall. Variety of speakers and activities. All welcome. Membership not necessary, just £2.50. No meetings during school holidays. Call Anne 01246 566789. TAI CHI & Qigong: Gentle exercise for health and relaxation. 10am at Wingerworth Church Centre, Long Edge Lane. Contact: sharon.wall@live. Tel:273795 Village Hall Pilates: 7:45 to 8:45pm (Term time) at St Johns Church, Walton. See Tuesday listing for contact details. St John's Ambulance Chesterfield Quad Division: Meet at Storrs Road Methodist Church during term time. Badgers and Cadets (5 to 18 year olds) from 6pm. Adults 18+ at 7:30pm. Term Time. Contact us on 01246 279132 or email Do you play an instrument? Would you like to play jazz with the Chesterfield Jazz Club house band? Come to the Jam Session, at Club Chesterfield, Chester St, S40 1DL. £4 on the door.7:30pm. or call Wendy on 07764 587258 for info. Rendezvous Group: St Thomas' Centre, Chatsworth Road. All seniors invited for activities followed by a light lunch. 10:30am to 1:30pm. £3.50 to cover costs. Details phone 01246 272333. Embroiderers' Guild Chesterfield Branch: 7-9pm at The Saints Parish Centre, St. Mary's Gate, Chesterfield, S41 7TJ.  Visitors welcome, for details call 01246 568228. Chesterfield Evening Townswomen’s Guild: Except August - 7pm at the Friends’ Meeting House, 27 Ashgate Road, Chesterfield. For further info contact the Secretary on 01246 455110.  Alzheimers Society: Singing for the Brain. 2-4pm at St John's Church, Walton, Chesterfield S42 7LT. T: 01246 223366. Chesterfield Farmer's Market: Every second Thursday. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345774 or visit The North East Derbyshire Field Club: Winter meetings - Sure Start Centre, Holme Hall Primary School, S40 4RL at 7:30pm. Summer meetings walks & outings. Details call: 01246 268786. Friendship Group at St John's Church, Walton Back Lane. Held on the third Thursday of every month from 2pm-4pm. Come along and meet new friends over tea and home made cake. All are welcome. Contact Hazel on 01246 236042 for more information. Chesterfield Jazz Club: Regular Jazz Night, Chesterfield Jazz Club, Chester Street, Chesterfield S40 1DL. For details and tickets for gigs call 07764 587 258 / 07980 491 048 or online at Tramway Tavern: Jam Night. Last Thursday - 9pm at the Tramway Tavern on Chatsworth Road. Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Parent & Toddler: All welcome! 9 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre. For details 07910 858267. TAI CHI & Qigong: Gentle exercise for health and relaxation. 10am. Wingerworth Church Centre. Tel:273795 Yoga for People Living with Cancer: Friends Meeting House Chesterfield 11:00am to12:30pm. For further details please contact Pauline Nunn on 0779 115 7672 or email: Découpage: 1 to 3pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. 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Funtime Fridays: 3:45 to 5pm The Active Zone @ pooky - After school fun painting pots - Booking essesntial as limited spaces. Please call Pooky to book T: 01246 231400 (Term time only). 3rd Brampton (St Thomas’) Scout Group: Join the adventure for 6 to 14 year olds in the Beaver, Cub or Scout Sections. Meet Friday evenings during term time. Contact Ben Widdowson 01246 567409. Holymoorside Band Rehearsals: non-contesting band - plays a variety of concerts. All abilities - rehearsals Monday & Friday 7:45 to 9:45pm United Reform Church, Holymoorside. Instruments available. or 01246 566691/568745 Youth Club: 6 to 8pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Knit and Natter: 6:30pm at the Image & Colour Emporium at 413a Chatsworth Road. Like-minded people meet for some knitting and a chat. Cost £3 includes coffee and a cake. Call Tracey on 07526 455410 for more information. Table Tennis Club at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Road, Brampton 7.30pm . £1 entry including refreshments. Badminton: 8:15 to 9:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. The Manor: Friday Live Music from 9pm see website for detail. Call: 01246 277760. Alzheimer’s Society: Carers Support Group. 10am to midday. The Pavillion, Queen’s Park, Chesterfield S40 2ND. T: 01246 223366. The Chesterfield Art Club: Meet at Whitecotes School from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Worknights, Demonstration & Critiques. Visitors welcome at £3/ session. For further information contact Terry 01246 416565. (Not Aug or Dec). Alzheimer’s Society: Memory Café. 10am to midday. The Saints Parish Centre, St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S41 7TJ. No December Café. For info call 01246 223366. Newbold Community Football Training: Highfield Park, Newbold. 9:30/11:30am. Fun training for boys & girls. All abilities. 5 to 15 years. FA qualified coaches, 1st aiders, drinks/snacks. £2 Call Tim on 01246 277325 or Muy Thai for Adults/Kids: Martial Arts training for adults 10 to 11am followed by kids 11am to midday. Bolsover T: 07910 858267. Back to Netball: Have fun and get fit with over 14s. 10 to 11am at Loundsley Green Community Centre. All ages can play if supervised. Only £2.50 per session with the first one free. Call Teresa on 0785 422 4932 for more info. Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Saturday Night Live: St John's Walton. A safe place to chill out with your friends for 11-18 year olds 7 to 10pm, ends at 8:30pm under 14s. Different themes. Regular activities & the Chill-out-zone! Everyone welcome. St John’s Church, Walton Back Lane. Chesterfield Themed Life Drawing Full or Half Day Meet 10.30am - 4.30pm The Drawing Room, Sheffield Road S41 7LL All artistic abilities welcome. or call 07901 873 636 Sunday School: 9:30 to 10:30am at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Children aged 5 to 11 years Bible stories, crafts, music. Visit our web site Church Services: 9 am Service of Holy Communion and 10:45 am Worship Service for All Ages. Refreshments after both services.  All welcome. St John's Church Walton, Walton Back Lane. The Manor: Sunday Carvery 12-6pm & Live Music from 5pm. Call: 01246 277760. Gospel Hour: 6pm at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. Refreshments and a time to chat after service. Visit our web site Sunday Lunch Club Midday to 3pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre, Cuttholme Road. Enjoy lunch with pudding and tea/coffee. A community run project for a nominal charge (check for dates - not every week). To book call: Barbara May 01246 563126. Sew Social 5:30 to 8pm in the Market Hall. A social crafting event with space for you to spread out and sew with me on hand for when you get stuck or need encouragement. Call or 07976 845 662. The Way at Walton Evangelical Church: 3 to 4:30pm. A group for adults with learning disabilities. Join us for tea & biscuits followed by a talk & activities such as craft, drama and singing. Carers welcome. Call: 0808 1082354. Southside Jazz Band: The Rose & Crown between 4pm and 6pm. Chesterfield Sunday Morning Life Drawing Club Meet 10am -12.30pm The Drawing Room, Sheffield Road S41 7LL All artistic abilities welcome. or call 07901 873 636 Rainbow Whist: Holymoorside Community Centre. From 7 to 9pm every 2nd and 4th Sunday in the month. Anyone with the ability to play whist is welcome. For details contact Don on 01246 568204. British Cycling Breeze Rides For women only Sign on at For details call 0772 588 5151.

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Clean Chimneys Do Not Catch Fire! Many insurance companies will now only insure if chimneys are cleaned annually and issued with an insurance certificate.

Zak Morgan

Chimney Sweeping Services

07581 806 407

A clean and professional service

199 Somersall Lane, Chesterfield, S 4 0 3 N A . FULLY INSURED AND QUALIFIED


Reliable, loyal and value for money cleaning services for both your home and business in Chesterfield, Mansfield and surrounding areas.

For a free no obligation quote please contact Hayley on: 07800 551 796 or email:

Paul Redfern Painting & Decorating Domestic and Commercial Insurance Work Undertaken Fully Insured Reliable & Recommended Based in Holymoorside email:

01246 279642 or 0773 436 2551

Alan Hill Design Services (Chesterfield) Architectural plans prepared Extensions & New Builds Barn Conversions & Alterations Planning & building regulations Walton based

Call Alan on: 01246 274008 or 07759 588578

Bumper Scuff & Trim Air Conditioning service & re-gas... Bumpers repaired & sprayed Alloy wheel & wheel arch scuffs Dent reduction & minor damage Plastic, vinyl & leather repairs Dash, seat & trim repairs FULLY MOBILE SERVICE with NO VAT


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Cabinets, shelving, flat packs, taps, pictures, lighting, tiling, small joinery and much more. No job too small. Reasonable prices • Top quality • Fully insured

01246 205006 07904 905617

(Wingerworth based) DGW Joinery Timed Served Carpenter & Joiner 40 Years Experience Services JC Property Challenger of Property Co. Ltd Services Available All Types Joinery For a Free Quote Call Derek 07851460759 • Kitchen / Bathrooms • Electrical Work • Plumbing • Property Repairs • Landscaping / Fencing

Jamie: 07940 533844 Pj: 07766 732853 Based in Chesterfield

DGW JOINERY Time Served Carpenter & Joiner 40 Years Experience All Types of Joinery Services Available For a free quote call Derek 07851 460759

Mikes Corporate Travel A new concept of high quality and service

Michael McVeigh Driver

Up to 8 Passengers Any destination including airports, hospital appointments and shopping trips.

Tel: 07923 505558 Email:


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Call 0773 797 8444 Chatsworth Road Chesterfield S40 3BA

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Steve Gentle Handyman Services


Established 1913 Father & daughter family-run business 24 hour service with Private Chapel of Rest Pre-Paid Golden Charter Funeral Plans Available Tel: 01246 566592 Mob: 07831 851 639 44 Loads Road, Holymoorside, Chesterfield S41 7EU

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Your Local Plumbing & Drainage Expert No Call Out Fee 24/7 All Work Guaranteed Formally the Drain Doctor

0773 8633446 Chesterfield


Business Cards Prices Starting from 10 per Standard Basket

Free collection & Delivery in the Walton area

Tel: 07504 974 349 Now delivering to Ashgate & Upper Brampton

Holymoorside Milkman Mike Wildgoose Locally produced milk, eggs, cream & yogurt.

Tel. 01246 566186 Mobile. 0797 480 1604

House Proud

Cleaning Services

Sarah: 07872 383309 Julie: 07813 791012 Email:

Lawn Mowing & Hedge Cutting Reliable . Affordable . Quality

Call Mark on: 07909 984263 or 01246 272351 EST 1991

Blueflame Free boiler service when taking out an annual service plan with their advert. Brampton Therapy Centre £5 off your first appointment. Car Air Con Air-con service/regas just £40. Call Steve on 07810 332272.

Discover Bathrooms Extra discounts for NHS and Emergency Services Staff.

Upholstery Cleaning

Leather Cleaning

Village Hall Palates Free taster session on 15 April at St John’s Walton.

Rug Cleaning

0788 831 1162 Call or Txt

Polar Windows 20% off Energy Efficient windows plus free upgrade to A rated windows. Select Interiors Closing down sale. All stock reduced to clear.

Floor Depot Double divan, head board and mattress only £275. Plus free rug with every bed quote S40.

See our website for services & offers Carpets Cleaned from £20

Image & Colour Emporium Special offer on colour consultattions booked between April 22 and 25. Ovenfresh Your first oven clean from £35.

David Pyatt Design Free dishwasher with all fitted kitchens.

We will make your carpets clean & fresh

iDeal Carpets Free underlay, gripper, door bar and delivery.

NOTE: This page only provides the highlights. Where offers have terms and conditions these will be stated in the businesses’ adverts or can be discussed directly with the business making the offer. S40 Local accept no responsibility for any errors in the listings.

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“A Polite, Reliable Service” NO CALL OUT FEE NO VAT

We are able to diagnose & fix your Laptop & PC Problems A SONY SPECIALIST * Free Estimates Given * * No Fix No Fee * 9am till 9pm Mon to Sun EGYTEC 3 Raneld Mount Walton Chesterfield S403RE

• Bathrooms, showers & kitchen installations • Leaks & repairs • No job too small

Help When You Need IT! Situated in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Experience of providing support and repairs for a wide range of IT Equipment. You can bring your laptop or PC to our office or we can collect, fix and return it. If you are local to S40 we can arrange a home visit if preferred.


We have a selection of used Laptops available and we carry a large stock of spare parts. Give us a call or email us with your make, model and problem and we will give you a price.

Phone: 01246 237465 Mobile: 07903224417 Website: Email:

Tel: 01246 205 000 Mob: 07971 447 040

“Youssef” Your Local IT Technician

7 Redgrove Way • Walton • Chesterfield S40 3JN

SUDOKU Kindly sponsored by iDeal Carpets, Chatsworth Road. Tel: 01246 270202

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Extended Opening Times at Moorland View Road Showroom • Top quality at affordable prices. • Expert advice and personal service guaranteed. • Family run business. • Complete design, supply, planning and installation service. • All the work is undertaken by our own, expert, time served craftsman.

Showrooms: 456 Derby Road, Chesterfield S40 2EU. 139 Moorland View Road, Chesterfield S40 3PD.


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S40 Local - 62 April 2015  

The April 2015 edition of S40 Local. Featuring fantastic articles including Tall Bird Records, Tom Hardwick & Chesterfield Theatres.