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Issue no. 68 - November 2015

Cover photography courtesy Conor Graves


Welcome to the November edition of S40 Local! Well the Chatsworth Road festival has been and gone thank you to everyone who participated and supported the events. The feedback has been really positive from the people I’ve spoken to – and we’ve got a brief round-up on page 46. So, we now seem to be hurtling head-along towards Christmas, how did that happen? To help you make your gift choices using our local businesses, we’ve put together a gift guide, thanks to our fantastic advertisers. Please take a look perhaps even arrange a Christmas shopping day, with a lunch stop, on and around Chatsworth Road! A massive thank you to Conor Graves for the cover photo showing our landmark crooked spire reflected in a puddle, and reflecting the Autumn season. Take a close look to get the full effect, perhaps even turn your magazine upside down for the true image! We love hearing from you so please do drop us an email if you’ve anything to share. Here’s what some people had to say this month… “Thank you very much for including the article on Sam Broomhead. We have had lots of people getting in touch saying they have seen it, just shows how many people take the time to read S40!” From Sam's Mum! “I am retiring from teaching Linedancing. Many thanks for all you do with S40 Local - long may it continue to be a growing community "bible"!” Kathryn Shemwell. Finally – a small benefit of shopping with our small independent retailers, they don't have to charge you 5p for a carrier bag! Half term and the December edition are fast approaching, before I know it we’ll be decorating the tree for the St Thomas' Christmas Tree Festival... just need to figure out what we’re doing with it this year! More next month. Paul.


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03 01. Tinderbox & Heathscapes: 'Yule Love Our Logs': Wintery Nordic chic. Stools, side tables and coffee tables upcycled from locally managed trees, painted, varnished or natural - prices from £29. T: 01246 56833 / 07800803131 E: - 02. Brampton Picture Framing: Why not frame Paul Cummings Poppies, a great gift this Christmas with a choice of four standard designs starting from £167.88. Or frame a special photo/artwork - pop in to find out prices, but don't leave it too late! 03. Brampton Brewery: Three Bottle Gift Pack. Choose any three Brampton bottled beers in a branded presentation box for just £7.70. Five Litre Mini Kegs. approx 9 pints of real ale, available with 4.0% abv ‘1302’ ale - £19. Or the 5.8% abv 'Speciale' ale - £24. Page 4


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04. Igloo Cycles: Orbea MX Dirt 24 children's bike, £229 . Frog road bikes priced from £400 and hybrid bikes from £250 Hope R4 front light and R2i LED front light. 05. Live, Laugh & Love with Julie Drury: Get your Christmas 2015 family photograph at Live, laugh and love with Julie Drury, 65 Chatsworth Rd. Tel 07847 941248 or check out their Facebook page. 06. Maison Mes Amis: Treat a loved one to a meal at Maison Mes Amis - gift vouchers available. Contact 01246 768789. 07. JMJ Pottery: Bespoke, hand thrown pottery article/piece. A special individual gift for friends and family, with wording included in the price. JMJ Pottery, 140 Chatsworth Road. 01246555461.

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11. Blanc: Clutch Bag. This clever fold over clutch even adapts to carry an ipad. Shown in gold platino leather/foil hide. Also in silver or plain Italian leather. Free gift wrap service available, if you really can't decide let her choose! Gift vouchers available (£10, £25 or £50). 12. Eleanor Rose Lingerie. Caro by Marie Jo - bra £78 and briefs from £35. Gift vouchers available and free luxury gift wrapping during December. 13. Embellish the new Makeup and Hair Studio on Chatsworth Road are selling Redken Hair Gift sets and Embellish Gift Vouchers - the perfect stocking fillers. 14. Brampton Therapy Centre: Gift Vouchers. Ideal for that person in your life who would love to be pampered, needs help with relaxing or to reduce discomfort. Available in any denomination from Brampton Therapy Centre. 15. EXLEN GET THE REAL DEAL this Christmas! Our bestselling Lenovo laptop only £299. Have the ultimate gaming experience with our Frontira-i5 Gaming Pc from £599. We build Custom PC’s too! Please mention S40 Local · Page 7

What’s On


Brampton Christmas Food & Craft Market ST THOMAS’ BRAMPTON

Saturday 7 November 10am to 2pm

First Sat of the month (excluding Jan & Aug) St Thomas’ Centre (Behind St Thomas’ Church) Chatsworth Road Brampton S40 3AW

Monday 12 October

Friday 16 October

Monday 26 October

Chesterfield Diabetes Group – ‘Open Forum’ Panel of Diabetes Nurse Practitioners & People with Diabetes. 7:30pm, Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Holymoorside and District History Society: “Christmas in the Dales” by Andy Firth. Holymoorside Village Hall, 7:30pm - £2. All welcome - call 568101 or visit www.holymoorsidehistorysociety. com

Brampton Living History: ‘Sutton Scarsdale – A Corinthian Masterpiece’ Speaker: John B Taylor. 7:30pm at St Thomas’ Centre, Brampton.

North East Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology Society: History of Coal Mining in Ashfield. A talk by David Amos. 7:30pm at St Thomas' Church Centre, Chatsworth Rd. Visitors welcome, info from NEDIAS: Cliff@ or 234212. Tuesday 13 October Derbyshire Wildlife Trust 7:30pm Annunciation Church Parish Centre, Spencer St, Chesterfield, S40 4SD. Talks monthly. Pedestrian access from Queen St. £2.50; U16s free. Everyone welcome. Call Angie: 236930. Friday 16 October Parkinson's UK Chesterfield & District Branch: Monthly Branch Meetings. Singer Dave Grant. 2pm to approx. 4pm at St. John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Chesterfield. WOW at Storrs Road Methodist Church – WOW at Storrs Road Methodist Church – Worship on Weekdays. An evening of contemporary music and café style worship with the Worship Group. Refreshments from 7:30pm.

Sunday 18 October Wedding Fayre @ Maison Mes Amis. See for more detail. Saturday 24 October Children’s Fun Day: 10am to 3pm for ages 5 – 11 years. Crafts, painting, cooking, Bible stories, music all free including lunch. Christadelphian Church, 19a Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. www. Sunday 25 October Vintage and Quirky: The Handmade Event. The Cavendish Hall, Edensor, 10am to 5pm. Handpicked designers and makers offering seasonal inspiration, perfect presents and festive flavours, all original and unique. Pop-up Cafe with delicious home baking. For info email:

Maison Mes Amis – Mother & Daughter Tea. Raising funds for Kids n Cancer Charity. £10 for Mum, £5 for Daughter. See for info. Tuesday 27 October Hardwick Probus Club 10am (Chesterfield): Speaker Cliff Lea ‘Cromford before Arkwright’. The Olde House Loundsley Green. 10am. T: 01246 567278 or 07912 258674 / Saturday 31 October The Manor: Halloween Manor House of Horrors. See page 11. Maison Mes Amis: A Night of Magic. See page 25. Tuesday 3 November On Broadway: Fitness Fusion Taster Sessions. See page 18. Fashion Show at Maison Mes Amis. Blanc will be hosting a Fashion Show raising funds for Kids 'n' Cancer at Maison Mes Amis starting at 7pm. For more info or to purchase tickets pop in or telephone Blanc 01246 767454.

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What’s On Wednesday 4 November

Sunday 8 November

Thursday 12 November

Coffee Morning: Open house 10:30am - 1pm at 3 Thorndon Way, Walton. A fund raising event in support of the new Macmillan Cancer Care Centre to be built at Chesterfield Royal Hospital. Books, cards, prints, bookmarks etc by Ann Bateman (cover shot issue 64 – June 2015). T: 229610.

Remembrance Day Service at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Rd. 10:45am focusing on the 70th anniversary of the ending of WWII. The Service will name many locals involved who were either linked to the church or lived nearby. If you have names of relatives or neighbours involved please e-mail : If you have medals, photographs or other memorabilia please to bring them along. Monday 9 November

Chesterfield 50+ Inspired Group Open Meeting. Christmas Open Meeting at the Council Chambers, Chesterfield Town Hall. 10:15am-12:45pm. Refreshments including Mince Pies. T: 01629 532446.

Thursday 5 November 2015 Chesterfield Embroiderer’s Guild: Clothaholics, (Japanese textiles), Helen Smith. The Saints Parish Rooms, St Mary’s Gate, Chesterfield at 7pm. T: 275177. “Show and Tell” - Bring your DIGITAL images from your outings with the Society over the summer to show to members. Chesterfield Photographic Society. T: 567138 The Manor: Bonfire Night. See page 11. Friday 6 November 2015 Magic of the Musicals presented by Peak Performance. Holymoorside Concert at 7:30pm at St. Peter's Church. £7 (£2 under 18s). Available from 566561 or on the door. Proceeds to charity. Saturday 7 November Christmas Market at St Thomas’ Centre, 10am to 1.30pm. Chatsworth Rd, S40 3AW. T: 279916. E: / www.stthomascentre. com Ancient Egypt: The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt local Group: An illustrated lecture by Claire Ollett on Howard Carter and Tutankhamun.1:30pm, The Lecture Theatre, Chesterfield Central Library. £3 on the door. www.egyptology-ssae. org T: 471556

Chesterfield Diabetes Group – ‘Understanding Your Lipids, Cholestrol, etc’ Speaker: Dr Paul Masters, Consultant Chemical Pathologist 7:30pm Education Centre, Chesterfield Royal Hospital. North East Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology Society. “Robert Blincoe, Ellis Needham and Litton Mill”. A talk by Chas Arnold. 7.30pm St Thomas' Church Centre. / 234212 Tuesday 10 November Mellors & Kirk Valuation Day: See pg 9. Derbyshire Wildlife Trust 7.30pm at the Annunciation Church Parish Centre, off Queen St, Chesterfield, S40 4SF. Talks monthly. Pedestrian access from Queen St. £2.50 incl. refreshments; Under 16s free. Everyone welcome. Call Angie: 236930 for info. Chesterfield & District Civic Society: Social evening, including seasonal refreshments. Visitors would be very welcome. Eyre Chapel. 7:30pm. Contact Yvonne Williamson 566509 for info. Wednesday 11 November Stocking Shopping at Westfield Infant School, 4.30pm to 8pm. Find perfect Christmas stocking fillers in a festive evening of food, drink and shopping with quirky gift ideas from independent local retailers. Stall hire £20. T: Hannah on 07979 556254 for more details.

Political Greats In Conversation: Former MPs Lord Hattersley and Matthew Parris participate in an exclusive event supporting Derbyshire charity Helen’s Trust. Interviews and audience questions at Thornbridge Hall. Secure your place early. Tickets £15 can be purchased by contacting St Helen’s Trust on 01629 812759 or at www. “China - The Tourist Route” An AV presentation given by Colin Brenchley from Worksop. Chesterfield Photographic Society. T: 567138 North East Derbyshire Field Club now meet at St Thomas’ Church Centre, Brampton so come along at 7.30pm to hear Steve Clements talk about Fungi. T: 01246 207683. The Manor: Christmas Market. See page 36. Wednesday 12 to Saturday 14 November Chesterfield Embroiderers Guild. Celebrations exhibition. Rose Hill United Reformed Church. 10am to 4pm daily. 01246 568 938. Saturday 14 November Sheffield High School open day. www. or call: 0114 358 7602 Coffee Morning: Fundraising event for the RNLI Lifeboats charity. Coffee, cake, tombola, bric-a-brac and raffle. 50p entry. Holymoorside Village Hall from 10am to midday. For details T: 01246 566084.

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Saturday 14 November

Thursday 19 November

Saturday 21 November

Ceilidh at St. John's Church Walton, everyone invited £5 per adult including a pie and pea supper and dancing! Booking required 01246 566205.

PRINT COMPETITION - Theme is “After Dark” with an OPEN DIGITAL section. Judged by Erica Oram. Chesterfield Photographic Society. T: 01246 567138

Holymoorside Scout Group: Community Christmas Fayre. 1-4pm at Holymoorside Village Hall. Free entrance. Great gifts for the whole family with Christmas very much in our minds! Raffle tickets with some great prizes and if anyone would like to donate any unwanted gifts or items suitable for a raffle prize please call. T: 566580 / 07784 771 447.

HoneyBelles Ladies Choir present ‘Sweet Harmony’ at Ashover Parish Hall. Songs from modern day classics to musical wonders. Doors open 7 for 7:30pm performance. Adults £6 Children £3. E: honeybelleschoir@ or T: 07890 095683 Saturday 14 to Sunday 22 November Artists at the Art Room: 'A Touch of Christmas' at the Art Room, Wilkin Hill, Barlow S18 7TE 10:30am to 3:30pm daily. Handcrafted Christmas gifts and art by local artists. E anne@ Sunday 15 November Shoebox Sunday. The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Road will hold its Shoebox Sunday Service led by Tina Tonge. 10:45am. Please bring along packed shoeboxes for children who will have so little this Christmas. RSPB Field Trip: The RSPB reserve at Frieston Shore. Minibus is available for this trip. Contact groups/chesterfield. Family Remembrance Service in Holymoorside​​United Reformed Church at 3pm. Come and light a candle to remember a loved one.​​ Everyone is welcome. Maison Mes Amis: The Groovy Cats. See page 25.

Friday 20 November Parkinson's UK Chesterfield & District Branch: Monthly Branch Meetings. Singer. Alex John. 2pm to approx. 4pm at St. John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Chesterfield. Holymoorside and District History Society: “Chatsworth – The Housekeeper’s Tale” by Christine Robinson. Holymoorside Village Hall, 7:30pm - £2. All welcome call 01246 568101 or visit www. Cheese n Cheers: Chesterfield Town Hall from 7:30pm. Beer from Brampton Brewery & Cheese from RP Davidson Cheese Factors. Raising funds for the Mayor's Appeal. Tickets £7.50 T: 01246 207080 (no entry without ticket). Saturday 21 November ​Chesterfield Cats Protection: Christmas Market​. Rose Hill United Reformed Church.10am to 2:30pm, free entry. Refreshments, tombola, raffle, games, cake stall, home-made crafts, plants, CP merchandise. T: 01246 802 919​. Charity Christmas Market: St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, 11am to 3pm. Local produce, cards, crafts, jewellery and more, as well as plants, 'nearly new' stalls and activities for the children. anta will be here! Homemade refreshments. Raising funds for the Smiles Foundation. T: 234696

Monday 16 November

Saturday 21 November

RSPB: Meeting: "Immersed in Nature. A wildlife photographer's journey". By Paul Miguel. Refreshments, raffle and bird food at discounted prices. Contact www.

Christmas Craft Fair at St Thomas' Church Centre, Chatsworth Road. 103pm. Free admission. Hand crafted xmas gifts/cards/knitted items/cakes / bags/jewellery/shabby chic and vintage items/children’s gifts/tombola etc. Coffeebar Open. T: 07540 407890.

The Gospel Mission Christmas Fayre on Old Rd. 2pm to 3:45pm The perfect opportunity to pick up Christmas gifts large and small. Cakes, groceries, tombola and games for the children. Café Fayre will be serving Christmas treats. Create Christmas. The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Rd. Children and teenagers join in art and craft activities that will re-create the story of Christmas and will be the centrepiece of the church’s Christmas celebrations. 2:15pm-3.30pm North East Derbyshire Field Club A walk around Whitwell. Meet at Pennine Way Car Park, 10.30am start. Bring lunch. T: 207683. Thursday 26 November “Two Member Talks” Digital presentations by Chris Mellows & Des Haslam. Chesterfield Photographic Society. T: 567138 Casa: Veuve Clicquot Evening. See page 45.

Friday 27 November Brookfield Community School Christmas Market 6.30pm onwards. £1.50 Adults, kids free. Over 20 stalls from local businesses. E: bpfa@

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What’s On Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 November.

Friday 4 December

Thursday 10 December

Festive Frolics: Natural Earth Woodcrafts located behind 6 Holymoor Road. Call in and have a browse of our traditional craft stands and demonstrations whilst enjoying a mulled wine or drink from the bar. ​ Starts at 10am​. Details call:​07879 456016.

Parkinson's UK Chesterfield & District Branch: A concert of seasonal music by Peak Performance. 7:30pm St. John's Church, Walton. Tickets £8 from Anne Thompson T: 01246 566448

North East Derbyshire Field Club now meet at St Thomas’ Church Centre, Brampton so come along at 7.30pm to hear three members talk about their experiences volunteering for the National Trust. T: 01246 207683.

Saturday 28 November Christmas Fair at St. Mark’s Church, St. Mark’s Road, Brampton. 122.30pm. Refreshments, tombola, raffle, games, cakes & pastries, jewellery, gifts, bric-a-brac, games, preserves & pickles. The Mayor of Chesterfield will open the fair & Father Christmas will be visiting. Holymoorside United Reformed Church's​​Christmas Bazaar in the Village Hall 2pm to 3.30pm. Christmas Stall, Chocolate Stall, Gift Stall. Refreshments served. Sunday 29 November Christingle. The Gospel Mission Church, Old Rd. 3:30pm in aid of The Children’s Society. People will be invited to make their own Christingle to take home. Refreshments after the service. Monday 30 November Brampton Living History - Janet Murphy ‘Chesterfield 1914.’ 7:30pm, St Thomas’ Centre. Wednesday 2 December RSPB Midweek Walk: Chatsworth Park. Contact groups/Chesterfield. Thursday 3 December Image Matching – Our popular test in lateral thinking returns with our usual rivals of Matlock and Dronfield. Chesterfield Photographic Society. T: 567138

Messy Church Storrs Road Methodist Church. 3:30 to 5:30pm Crafts, games, short worship session & food. Children must be accompanied by an adult, Booking essential by 27 November T: 274021 / E: storrsroad. Saturday 5 December Holymoorside Choral Society's annual Christmas Fair with coffee, mince pies, carol singing & cake stalls, second hand books and brica-brac. 10:30am at Holymoorside Village Hall. Brampton Food Market 10am to 1:30pm at St Thomas’ Centre, Chatsworth Rd, S40 3AW. T: 01246 279916. Email: admin@ or www. Holymoorside Band Christmas Concert: See page 18. Christmas Choir Concert: The Staveley & District Churches United Choir perform at Hasland Methodist Church. 7pm. For further details please contact Julie Hunt on: 01246 238143. Tuesday 8 December Mellors & Kirk Valuation Day: See page 9. Derbyshire Wildlife Trust: 7:30pm at the Annunciation Church Parish Centre, off Queen St, Chesterfield, S40 4SF. Talks monthly. Pedestrian access from Queen St. £2.50 incl. refreshments; Under 16s free. Everyone welcome. Call Angie: 01246 236930 for info.

Christmas Tree Lighting at Old Road's Christmas Tree outside Serpent Motors. 7.15pm. Sing carols with the Ashover Band. Santa will present gifts to the children. Mince pies & coffee after. Casa: Casino Royale Night. See page 45. Saturday 12 December Holymoorside Choral Society's Charity Christmas Concert at St John's Church, Walton Back Lane at 7:30pm with returning guests the brilliant Ireland Colliery Band. Tickets from Claire on 01246 274296. Phoenix Concert Band’s winter concert Snowflakes & Sleigh Rides Eastwood Hall, Hasland 7pm. Appealing to all ages, featuring Howard Blakes ‘The Snowman’ with guest narrator and soloist, together Bandland by Derek Bourgeois, and Leroy Anderson’s Christmas Festival. Tickets £7 adults, £3 for kids. From Frances Jones on 01773 779487 or Hasland Chiropody 38 Mansfield Road, Hasland 01246 279521. Saturday 12 December Gospel Mission 109th Anniversary. The Mayor and Mayoress will celebrate at the service at 2:30pm. A buffet tea after. Children can help to complete the ‘Create Christmas’ art & decorate the Christmas Tree. 5pm finish with carols round the tree.

Wednesday 9 December

Thursday 3 December Chesterfield Embroiderer’s Guild: Stumpwork, Nicola Hilton. The Saints Parish Rooms, St Mary’s Gate, Chesterfield. 7pm. T: 275177 Casa: Michael Moore Sings Bublé. See page 45.

Casa: Comedy Party Night. See page 45. Thursday 10 December Selecting Calendar Photographs Members bring up to three digital images for potential selection for a calendar - members vote for the top 12. Chesterfield Photographic Society. T: 01246 567138

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Destination Chesterfield is running a 'Made in Chesterfield' campaign to raise the profile of the manufacturing and engineering sector in the area. To support the campaign we've been taking a look at what's been made here in the past. Some we expected, some we definitely did not! Here's some (but not all!) of the things we found.

Midget Submarines, a bit of a surprise with Chesterfield being so far from the sea. Back in World War II the Royal Navy built a series of tiny four man submarines for special missions. These were the type of boats used, for example, to attack the German battleship Tirpitz, to raid harbours, and to scout beaches for the D-Day landings. Some of these very special craft were built by Markham's at their Broad Oaks works in town. They built four; two X-craft and 2 XE-craft. The boats were small enough to go on the back of a railway wagon, so it was not a problem building them here. For submariners joining their vessels in Chesterfield, it must have been puzzling to be sent to a place eighty-five miles from the coast... Go-Karts. At one time famous local company Robinson's acquired a London firm called JJ Blow, based by the giant postal sorting office at Mount Pleasant. Manufacturing was moved to Chesterfield. The company was basically a manufacturer of agricultural equipment, things like butter churns and milk filters, but for some reason they also made go-karts. These were made in Chester Street, but manufacture moved to the Oldfield works off Chatsworth Road, where Morrison’s supermarket is now. The karts were nicknamed 'Blowkarts' and were popular in the 60's and 70's. The karts don't seem to have been the height of fashion, but they were apparently well made, well balanced, robust little things which were great fun and won races, which was the point! Page 20

Cannons. There still stands an old water mill close to the River Hipper on Dock Walk with the sign 'Cannon Mill 1816' on it. You can see the water wheel today, if you peer over the side. This mill was part of the famous Griffin Works owned by Ebenezer Smith and Co, a major iron-founder back in the 18th and early 19th century. Smith's was one of Chesterfield's contributions to the industrial revolution. They smelted iron in large quantities, using ore dug from local mines, and they made all sorts of things, including cannons and cannon balls. Cannons made in Chesterfield were used against the King's enemies in the American War of Independence and in the wars against Napoleon. The works employed over 1,200 people at one point.

Steam Engines. Ebenezer Smith also made steam engines and boilers. There's a very old engine in the Science Museum in London inscribed with the words “Francis Thompson Engineer 1791” that is thought to have been made at least partly at the Griffin works. Thompson was from Ashover, and his son later worked with the Smiths in Chesterfield, building steam engines for pumping water and powering machinery, especially for mines and factories. Locomotive Engines. As well as the stationary steam engines made by Smiths, other Chesterfield companies such as Oliver and Co, and later Markham's made

locomotives designed to go on rails. These weren't big main-line engines, but small powerful things designed for shunting and for work in factory and mine sidings.

Railway Carriages and Wagons. There were several makers of carriages in town. Markham's made some, there were also the Edward Eastwood's 'Railway Wagon and Wheel Works' and a couple of others. These firms would also repair wagons, even loaning you a wagon while they did the work; kind of like courtesy cars today. If you like train sets, you can get modern models of Eastwood's Chesterfield-made wagons for your layout. Disposable Nappies. Robinson's were the world's first producer of disposable nappies, using a design patented by Valerie de Ferranti and husband Pat Hunter-Gordon. Valerie was the grand-daughter of inventor Sebastian de Ferranti, a famous name in electrical engineering, and seems to have had an inventive and practical mind: a rare combination. The first trade names were 'Paddi Pads'; the later all-in-one version was called Cosifits. They were made in the Goytside Road works. Many of you, when babies, will have found their ease in these popular garments. Leather. One of Chesterfield's oldest industries is leather making and working. This goes back a very long way. Old charters and maps show a series of tanneries between the south of town and the River Hipper, and there always seems to have been leather workers in town: St Mary's Gate was once called Soutergate which means 'shoemaker street', and there's still a Souter Row in the Shambles. As well as shoe makers, boot makers and clog makers (there were several in town in the nineteenth century) there were glovers, saddle and harness makers. Interestingly, the manufacture of gloves, requiring a finer grade of leather, was for a while a local speciality using skills learnt from French prisoners captured during the

wars against Napoleon. There’s still a tannery in town today: Clayton's, who make leather for industrial and luxury uses, and famously, for cricket balls. Silk. History books often mention the Lombe Silk Mill at Derby as one of the first modern factories of the industrial revolution. Well, Chesterfield also had a silk mill of its very own. William Tucker's mill was five stories high (huge for the time) and employed scores of people. It was near the bottom of South Place, on a site now buried under Markham Road and the Ravenside car park. It's thought that it dated back to the 1780s but may have been operating before then. The silk business eventually failed and the building was later used by Harrison's, a boot and shoe company. Cigarettes. Starting in Wheeldon Lane, near the Ragged School, then moving to Spital, George Mason and Sons built a business cutting and packaging tobacco for pipes and for hand-rolling, and we guess, for chewing. They also produced cigarettes; a pack of eight Mason's Golden Flake cigarettes could be had for tuppence (2d in old money, less than 1p). Like the silk mill, they employed teenage girls in large numbers, advertising the work as 'clean and light'. Sweets and confectionery. Many of us remember Trebor's and the smell of peppermint wafting over town, but there were sweet makers here in the past too. Samuel Elliott's of Park Road manufactured boiled sweets by the ton, and there was Goundry & Co. of St Mary's Gate; J.A, Wardell of Church Walk; Sam Clark's of Vicar Lane; plus others of different sizes, there are surprisingly few dentists in the directories though. Despite the loss of these old enterprises, Chesterfield still makes quality sweets today - there's Willett's of New Whittington (est 1927) who specialise in traditional sweets for the wholesale market. We also have Frederick's, makers of S40 Local's favourite ice cream. There were ice cream makers in the past, the likes of Monfredi Augustine's of Knifesmithgate. Hosiery, socks and stockings were big business for a while in the 19th century, with many local enterprises. It died back though as businesses in the larger mill towns in Lancashire and Yorkshire out-scaled us. Ready to Wear Suits. In 1903 Meshe David Olinsky from Lithuania opened a tailoring business, Cross Tailoring, on Holywell Street, now somewhere under the car park. One of his ideas was to sell ready made suits; another was to change his name, and his company’s, to Montague Burton. Montague hit on a good balance of quality, cost, and price, and started Please mention S40 Local · Page 21

opening other stores, beginning with one in Mansfield. Eventually there were over 400 Burton's. However, Burton's moved their manufacturing, management and warehousing to Leeds and Manchester, leaving Chesterfield behind. You need a bigger population of customers to maximise Burton's idea, so he naturally moved to where the customers and suppliers were, but he got a good start in Chesterfield. Boxes and Packaging. People think of Robinson's as specialising in healthcare products such as surgical dressings, and its founder was in fact a Chesterfield chemist, but it actually began by making boxes for pills. And making boxes and commercial packaging stayed part of the company as they expanded their lines. As well as boxes for medical items, they made boxes for cereals (Quaker Oats, Ready Brek, Sugar Puffs) and soap powders and.... well just loads of products that you certainly will have used. The boxes were made in the Square Box factory on Chester Street near the gasometers, some of which survives: you've probably noticed the green tank on the water tower.

Pottery. We can't talk about manufacturing in Brampton without mentioning pottery. There is some good clay round the local area, often associated with coal seams. This has been true for ages, but the growth of pottery (and brick making) seems to have gone hand in hand with the growth of mining. There were as many as ten commercial potteries in Brampton alone at one stage in the 19th century. Brampton was famous for its salt-glazed 'brown ware', which is made by putting salt on to the items while they're in the kiln. Being in unpretentious Derbyshire the items produced tended to be practical rather than showy. Ginger beer bottles for commercial use, jugs, pots, hot-water bottles: that sort of thing. Although the large commercial potteries have now gone (Pearson's survived till 1994) we still have a quality potter in Brampton, our friend Janine at JMJ Pottery on Chatsworth Road.

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Furniture. Looking back at 19th century directories and articles it sometimes looks as though Chesterfield was crammed full of furniture shops. Back then much furniture was made locally, shops had their own staff of joiners, cabinet makers, and upholsterers. In Chesterfield there was Green's, White’s, Todd’s, and of course, Eyres. Eyres had their own factory in Tapton Lane, demolished in 1982. Beer. Brewing is an old industry and Chesterfield had, and still has, a good reputation for beer - “in this town is the best ale in the Kingdom” said Cilia Fiennes in the 17th century - and there have been some big breweries here over time. There were also many malt houses, where barley is allowed to sprout and then dried. The new Brampton Brewery in Chatsworth Road has inherited the name of a previous brewery up on Wheatbridge Road where Matalan is now. Some people may still remember the old brewery building. Still surviving are the Georgian offices of the Scarsdale Brewery on St Mary's Gate. And you may have wondered why the road from the old Royal Hospital to the railway station is called 'Brewery Street' – it's where the Chesterfield Brewery used to be (taken over by Mansfield we believe). Giant Undersea Tunnel Boring Machines. Markham’s built advanced tunnelling machines and tunnelling shields to help dig the London Underground, the Paris Metro, the Moscow Metro and others. They also built two to help dig the channel tunnel: 1300 tons each, 27 feet wide: just huge. Chesterfield has seen industries come and go, adjusting and adapting to the changing times over the years. How people make a living in 2015 would amaze the people of 1915, and the people of say 1715 would call a lot of it witchcraft. What will the people of 2115 think of what we did in 2015? Who knows?

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Vis Vires Words: Paul Chapman

Vis Vires is a new Chesterfield business. James Truswell and his brother Paul are proud to bring to market a selection of quality gents and ladies timepieces at a very competitive price. We caught up with James for a quick chat about the new product launch. “I’m James Truswell, I’m 21 and have always lived in Unstone, a small village on the outskirts of Chesterfield. The other Director of Vis Vires is my brother Paul, also from Chesterfield who owns Scribe Furniture on Newbold Road, another Chesterfield Business.” “I've always had a business mind and like to keep up with fashion trends. I was in the process of developing my own brand of gym clothing when I spotted a gap in the watch market. It wasn’t long before I focused my attention on the watch business and scrapped the gym clothing. I have very big plans to change the affordable yet luxury watch industry, combining it with the latest fashion trends, it’s a product that I don’t think anyone else is doing.” “The watches are designed in Chesterfield and we have our warehouse and office here. We named our flagship watch the 'Chesterfield' to represent our home town. We’ll be selling the watches globally so people will hear about Chesterfield. We are also proud to have ‘Chesterfield, United Kingdom' engraved on the back of every watch."

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“Our products are affordable, luxurious, minimalist timepieces with interchangeable Nato bands, so you can keep up with the latest fashion trends or alternatively choose a genuine leather strap. The great thing about our timepieces is that they perfectly compliment a formal outfit, however still look great as a casual watch. They’re high quality stainless steel, with a Japan quartz movement - one of the best in the market. However we have plans for a 24k gold case with an upgraded Swiss movement.” “Our watch range is themed around stately homes to represent our British heritage and allows us to promote the UK as we distribute our products globally.” Vis Vires watches are available online at plus instagram - @ visviresworld and Facebook /visviresworld and the brothers are in talks with some retailers who wish to stock their products.


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Tea, cakes, jam and Jerusalem Getting to know the Walton WI Words: Paul Chapman Pictures: WI

The UK's Women’s Institute (WI) celebrated its 100th birthday on 16 September this year. It was founded in 1915 during the First World War to educate women in the preservation and preparation of food to help see the UK through the war years. It feels like a very British institution, but was actually founded in Canada in 1897, set up to bring women from isolated communities together and offer training in home economics, child care and some farming tasks that typically fell to the women. During the second World War the WI were at the forefront of education supporting women in the war effort. Today they remain relevant and in tune, as popularity of some of what are thought of as traditional skills and values are fuelled by TV shows like the Great British Bake Off, The Sewing Bee and the Home Front. A new generation of women are keen to pick up these skills and the WI has its role to play in supporting this education in a fun and friendly way. Diana Fagg from the Walton WI explains more. “The WI is a registered charity and consists of a federation that governs how we operate and regions that manage at a more local level. The charity’s primary purpose is still education.” The WI in Derbyshire celebrates its centenary in two years and the Walton branch will play its part in the celebrations, despite being much younger, at a mere 76 years. “The local groups operate independently but follow national governance” adds Diana, “local institutes are governed by their members so there is the flexibility to craft a local branch that fits local needs.”

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The national WI even have their own college, Denman College in Oxfordshire. “May Martin, judge on the BBC’s Sewing Bee is a WI member and tutor at the college” says Diana. “Denman is a small country house where the WI runs courses on a wide range of skills including things like cookery, crafts, gift wrapping, silversmithing, walking tours, drama, music; if there’s a need, the WI try to meet it. It’s a busy place with on-site accommodation for those attending courses.”

"It’s not unheard of to have grandmother, mother and daughter in the same group." The ladies at Walton recently attended Denman college, bringing back skills to share with the rest of the group. Other recent activities have included a private Garden Party at Park Hall, a trip down the Canal to the Hollingwood Hub for cake and wine, taking part in an Eisteddfod organised by the Derbyshire Federation, a bring and buy sale to raise funds for charities that support women in deprived parts of the world, plus loads of additional activities. “The WI is changing” Diana adds. “Ages vary widely at institutions, some members are in their teens, some retired and it’s not unheard of to have grandmother, mother and daughter in the same group. Here at Walton our longest serving member has been with the group for over 50 years.” “We somehow manage to be old fashioned but up to date at the same time” adds Diana, “our annual conference sets new

aims such as campaigning for "Care not Custody" for people with mental health problems.” Many of today’s meetings still close with a resounding rendition of Jerusalem, although it is a matter of choice for individual groups, here at Walton we do sing! The Walton group meet at 2pm on the third Wednesday of the month, with regular sub groups including the Book group and Flower arranging. We have tea and cake and possibly a glass of wine every now and then! If you’d like to see what they do, the ladies at Walton would love to see you, just give them a call on the numbers below to find out more.

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Written In Stone

Remembering our War Heroes. Words: Sheila Young

Imagine for a moment that you are walking past a war memorial in a town a few days after the commemoration ceremonies have taken place in November. There is one solitary wreath of poppies standing upright which draws your attention. Then you see that there are two bottles of beer inside the wreath. You are disgusted at such an act of disrespect and you are determined to remove the offending bottles. However when you look more closely you see a card has been placed under the bottles. It reads….’.this one’s for you mate. I miss you and our Saturday nights. We had some good times. God Bless and Rest in Peace.’ You realise that far from being an act of disrespect it is a tribute to a friend who has died in a recent conflict. It is his ‘act’ of remembering. Is there a ’right’ way to remember? Does it matter as long as it comes from the heart? As the centenary of the First World War approached, millions of pounds were pledged to encourage communities throughout the country to explore their First World War heritage. By remembering and sharing their experiences it was hoped it would deepen their understanding of the impact of conflict. The most visible form of this shared heritage and legacy is the war memorial. There are war memorials in most cities, towns and villages and they form a part of our everyday landscape. This is particularly so at specific commemoration dates when the nation pays its respects to those who have fallen in conflict and yet sometimes we also see people sitting on them, eating their lunch or waiting to meet Page 32

a friend or at worst they are vandalised or urinated on by those the worse for wear because of alcohol. When these incidents happen it naturally causes outrage and deep offence. As well as the traditional war memorial, we may also see a row of cottages, a hall, a stained glass window in a church or a lych gate. These are all ways of remembering the men and women who gave their lives in war but all with different forms. From discussions with young people, a series of questions arose. What were the thoughts and feelings of those at home in the aftermath of the war about how to remember the fallen? How did the idea of the war memorial as we know it arise? How were those decisions made and by whom? Who paid for them? Who decided where they would be erected and what form the memorial would take? How was the content of a commemoration ceremony chosen, the words, the music? Whose names were included and whose were not? How do young people feel about war memorials and commemoration ceremonies today?

"this one’s for you mate. I miss you and our Saturday nights. We had some good times. God Bless and Rest in Peace." The Pomegranate Youth Theatre received £25,700 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting project to try to explore some of these questions. ‘Written in Stone’ was created and is being led by Project Managers Sheila Young of Dexter Productions and Carole Copeland from The Pomegranate Youth Theatre and

set out to enable a group of young people to research and explore the heritage and history of their local war memorials and commemoration ceremonies and their relevance to young people today. To discover whose voices were heard and whose were less well represented on war memorial committees. With the help of Chesterfield Museum, Chesterfield Library and Denise Coss, they explored the viewpoints and feelings of The Church, The Establishment, the War Widows, the Mothers and the Veterans. The voices of the soldiers themselves are represented through their letters to home about how they would like to be remembered. The project captured the thoughts of young people and enabled them to work with professional writer Sheila Young, to write and devise a stimulus piece of theatre, culminating in a performance rehearsed and directed by Carole Copeland. This piece was then performed to the Canotila (Calow), Draco (Chesterfield) and Centaurus (Tupton) Explorer Scout groups. Their responses to the piece were collected to form the basis for workshops that will take place in the Autumn. These will be led by professional musicians, Richard Stone and Rob Laughlin and will

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Christmas Market: 12 November @The Manor Words: Paul Chapman

The Manor Salon and Spa hold its first Christmas Market on 12 November. We had a quick chat with Lisa from The Manor about the event and products available. "Local businesses and stall holders will showcase the perfect Christmas gifts. There will be mulled wine and nibbles, accompanied by Laura Ashby singing," says Lisa. "There will be a charity raffle on the night with some fantastic prizes to be won. All in aid of Ashgate Hospice. Food will also be served in the Manor bar and Thursday is Steak Night so whilst at the market you can enjoy two Derbyshire rump steaks and a bottle of house wine for just £29.50." "Be sure to make a note in your diaries and pay us a visit" enthuses Lisa, "there will be a great selection of products on offer and you can enjoy a drink or meal with us once you've got the shopping done!" The Salon at The Manor has gone from strength to strength under the supervision of new Manager Katie Newman who now employs six therapists and a stylist in Rituals, the hair salon, also located at The Manor.

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Casa: Home Words: Paul Chapman Pictures: Casa

Casa isn’t just a hotel. To Steve Perez, the owner, and the staff that work there it’s a way of life – HOME even! Casa is an asset for Chesterfield, a place for people to meet, eat and stay with a little inspiration from Steve’s homeland, Spain. As Casa celebrate its fifth birthday on 11 November this year, Lucy Daly tells us more about this successful local business. Santiago Garcia Perez, Steve’s father, originally from Spain, ran the Red Lion at Stonedge, introducing Derbyshire to Mediterranean food with his menu of tapas, pepito (Spanish steak sandwich) and paella. Steve worked in Barcelona as a waiter and chef but returned to the UK to set up his business selling imported beers from a van. Changes in cross border shopping laws meant Steve had to reinvent his business and, shortly after, Steve’s break came when his entrepreneurial eye spotted a gap in the ready to drink market for a Vodka based product and he launched VK Vodka Kick. This proved a huge success, with Steve’s company, Global Brands, growing fast and being named as the third fastest growing business by the Sunday Times in 2003 and again in 2005. Through his business dealings Steve often struggled to find suitable places to dine and accommodate his customers. He already owned the site at Lockoford Lane after purchasing it as an investment for VK and decided to combine his own needs for quality accomodation, his passion for food and his Spanish roots, right here in his home town. Casa opened in 2010, offering great quality service, comfortable accommodation, including beds Steve would want to sleep in and locally sourced food, inspired by Spain. Page 42

Over the last five years the venue has amassed accolades for many things including its beds, awarded UK Comfiest Bed of the Year in 2012 by, a rating as one of the top 5 hotels in the UK by Trip Advisor, Derbyshire’s highest awarded 4 star hotel in 2013 and 14… the list goes on.

"The name 'Casa', of course, means 'home' in Spanish and that's exactly what I wanted the hotel to feel like - home." Steve Perez, Owner. The accommodation includes four hot tub suites, two of which have private saunas and open balconies overlooking Chesterfield, a place for guests to indulge themselves. For wedding ceremonies and celebrations, Casa offer a fully bespoke service, couples can choose from three licensed rooms for different layouts and experiences. Photographs of the bridal couple are often taken at Steve’s home at Walton Lodge Estate in beautiful surroundings. And for something extra special weddings can be hosted in the grounds of Walton Lodge with a marquee set in the 350 acre estate. Steve’s 350 acre estate at Walton Lodge is only a few miles from the hotel and has become the source of much of the food served – truly grow your own – reducing the food miles and being in control of the quality of the products. Where food can’t be sourced from the family farm, Casa support local businesses, S40 Local advertisers Highfield House Farm for instance providing some meats.

Cocina, Casa’s two rosette restaurant, offers a quality dining experience and a great place for a celebration - intimate or comfortable for larger parties up to twenty. The space is cleverly divided by voile curtains enabling the team to change the spaces making it either cosy for single diners in the hotel, or opening up for larger groups. The à la carte menu varies with the seasons and Cocina have recently launched their autumn menu together with a selection of daily specials. Barca is a more informal lounge bar at Casa, serving great coffee, enticing cocktails and a fine selection of European beers. Tapas are available throughout the day, along with healthy options and salads, free wifi, easy parking a perfect place to meet before meals and events. On match days you can park at Casa for £5, redeemable in Barca against food all day, plus they roll out the ‘Big Green Egg’ and cook pulled pork sandwiches which can be eaten on the terrace and go well with a beer! Casa is a family business and many of the staff have been there from the start, some from Global Brands now work in the hotel. I left Lucy, reminded once again of what an asset Casa is to Chesterfield. If you’ve never been, perhaps it’s time to support this local independent business that’s so successful. Cocina is open seven days a week for dining and they are now taking bookings for Christmas… I know from experience that Cocina delivers on its promises for a family dinner and a celebration. Lost for Christmas present ideas? Why not treat a loved one to a night at Casa with a meal in Cocina?

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Chatsworth Road Festival 2015 Snap shot roundup! Thank you to everybody who sent in photos of their festival experiences, unfortunately we didn't have space to include them all, so head to S40 Local's website and our facebook page where more pictures will be loaded.

Blanc, Eleanor Rose & Nonnas Italian Evening of Fashion & Glamour: Over 55 ladies enjoyed the event hosted by three '131' businesses; Nonnas, Blanc and Eleanor Rose Lingerie. The evening started with vintage cocktails, outfits were modelled; everything from Italian knitwear, lace and silk underwear through to glamorous Italian evening dresses. Then followed a delicious Dolce Vita Buffet! The feedback was great 'Salute cin cin' to running a similar event next year!



Crown Decorating Centres: Upcycling competition. "Voting was very close with Beth (age 11) and Aisling (age 10) just sneaking ahead as joint winners." Aisling - Chair refurbishment Beth - Chest of drawers refurbishment. A fantastic event , it was great to welcome new faces into the store. Dean Newton at Crown Decorating Centre. Winner of the Char Challenge Teresa Lambarelli, Cafe Aroma. "We had such good feedback over the festival weekend. The winner for the kids I spy will be announced by the 21 October!" "A big thank you to everyone that came and milked the Moo sale' Sarah Fernandez, Moo Fashions. Harlequin Arts: Feedback from the felt making session at Harlequin Arts studio, “It’s been good fun. I want to try it again now…Will you run some more?" Winners of the Manor Fields Fun Dog Show sponsored by Morrisons (handler in brackets) Handsomest Dog - Ruben (Heather) Prettiest Bitch - Coco (Annie) Cutest Puppy - Winston (Rachel) Distinguished Veteran - Stanley (Gemma) Waggiest Tail - Rufus (Poppy) Cleverest Trick - Alfie (Vicky) Have-A-Go Flyball - fastest time - 5.87s - Milo (Karen)

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LoveBrewing's competition winners: Mr Glazedale of Sutton Scarsdale (wine) Mr Madin of Boythorpe (liqueurs) Mr Varley of Calow (beer). New customers visited the shop because of the festival, wanting to support the local area. They enjoyed the home brewing demonstrations and will hopefully have found a new hobby, whilst we have found new customers. We look forward to next year's festival. Danny Elliott, Manager.

Girrafe: "The Giraffe festival baby Geoffrey weighed in at 4kg. The winner, Gavin Green."

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News From Libby's 479 Chatsworth Road Libby Morris, not one to let the grass grow under her feet, has so much going on, so I’m back again as she updates me on the last few months of activity! And it’s not just grass that grows at Libby’s, the team have been awarded “Most Improved Garden” by the Chesterfield in Bloom awards. “A lot of our garden has been grown from seed, sweet peas, perennials and even vegetables used in the cafe. All watered and tended to by hand" explains Libby, “we were up against some stiff competition but a lot of time and effort has gone into the garden so we’re chuffed to bits with the result.” Which incidentally is at the rear of the café and is a lovely relaxing place to sit and enjoy a drink and some food.

Sarah has been designing and selling lace clothing online for many years and is very excited about seeing her products in a local business. Prices start at £28 and items can be tailor-made if required. Sarah’s lace will be available in store from the beginning of November, along with many of the other carefully sourced Christmas lines from Holland, Sweden, Germany and many others. All will be available to view and buy on Libby’s Ladies Night, on Monday 16 November (ticket only). Be sure to call in and book a place. Last but not least… the big jolly man with the bright red suit… Santa will be visiting Libby’s on 20 and 21 December to meet a small number of lucky children. Call early to book your time, gifts for the kids and food and drinks for the adults.

“We’re also waiting for the results of the Chesterfield Food & Drink Awards, where we’ve been nominated as Best Coffee Shop/Café and Best for Customer Service – watch this space.” This edition includes an feature on Casa, and Libby has been working with Casa to put together their festive Christmas displays. It promises to be fantastic, the decorations being installed have been designed by the team at Libby's. The partnership came about when Libby took her team to Casa for their own Christmas celebrations and got chatting to Steve’s partner Angie. As a result (and after a trip to Frankfurt) Libby and her team have spent the last few days sorting out a beautiful array of decorations, a perfect example of two local businesses working together. If you don’t fancy dusting down the Christmas decs this year you could always pop in to see Libby. The team are available for hire to decorate your home for Christmas, tree, decorations, installation and removal all bespoke to your needs! New in Libby’s shop - a range of lace by Sarah Figini of Chatsworth Road. Sarah has designed a bespoke lace clothing collection, that is flattering for ladies of all sizes and include armwear tops to wear beneath sleeveless dresses etc and evening jackets. Page 48



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Palace Roofline Brampton Rovers Sponsorship Palace Roofline Ltd has recently taken to sponsorship of the local U9's football Team Brampton Rovers, funding new kit for the teams. Look out for the teams in their new kit.

Gilder's 118 Challenge Gilder, the Chesterfield Mitsubishi dealership has raised a massive £3971 for Ashgate Hospice with its 118 Challenge. The team had hoped to raise £1,180 through a sponsored walk, which took in six pubs on a four-mile course, and required participants to dress up as the duo from the 118 118 TV adverts. Dave Littlewood, General Manager at the dealership, said: ‘Never in my wildest dreams did I think we’d be able to raise so much. It’s a truly fantastic result and I’m so proud of everyone who took part and has given money. A huge thank you to them all. ‘We certainly stood out in our outfits, and

lots of people were stopping in their cars and giving us money, which was really nice. Somebody who saw us from their block of flats waved us over and gave us the contents of a tupperware box of money they had. The pubs we visited had signs explaining what we were doing, too. People have such big hearts here and were so generous – it was a really great experience. ‘The hospice does incredible and inspirational work, so we always like to give it as much help as possible.’ Alison Ward-Foster, the Fundraising Manager at Ashgate Hospicecare, said: ‘It’s absolutely fabulous to have a local business like Gilder support their local hospice. More than 30 people took part and the supporters along the way were incredibly generous. We would like to thank everybody involved. ‘The money raised will make a big difference to the patients and their families. It will pay for 35 patient home visits by the specialist Hospice at Home Team, meaning patients with life-limiting illnesses can stay in their own homes, which we know means a lot to them.’ Pictured: Participants of the 118 Challenge organised by Gilder Mitsubishi Chesterfield in aid of Ashgate Hospicecare.

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Sales Vacancy iDeal Carpets iDeal Carpets presently have a vacancy for a sales person to cover two days per week and holiday cover. No sales experience is necessary as training and support will be provided to bring the suitable applicant up to speed. The position is customer facing so applicants will need to be comfortable with meeting and greeting customers in the showroom. If you're interested please get in touch, details on the advert opposite.

Seasonal Round Up Terminus Bowling Club As the crown green bowling season draws to a close, here’s a round-up of results from recent competitions:

Santa Specials Canal Cruises The Chesterfield Canal Trust’s Santa Special fundraising cruises this year. Chesterfield: The tripboat, John Varley, will be doing Santa Special trips every Saturday and Sunday from 21 November to 20 December leaving from Tapton Lock on the A61 at the Tesco roundabout, S41 7JB. Hollingwood Hub: The tripboat, John Varley, will be doing Santa Special trips on Monday 21, Tuesday 22, Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 December. The tripboat Madeline will be doing trips on Saturday 19 and Sundays 13 and 20 December as a back-up service. All leaving from Hollingwood Hub on Works Road, S43 2PF. There is a present for every child and a mince pie and drink for every adult. £6 per person. Details below and for bookings, call 01629 533020.

The Bradley Cup singles competition for Vets over 70: • Winner Alan Rowland runner up Peggy Fletcher. The Fletcher Cup singles competition for nonwinners: • Winner Kathryn Lambert - runner up Steven Cockroft. The Longson Trophy a bowls drive: • Winner Peter Kennett - runner up Ian Forsyth. The Finals’ Day was well supported with 46 spectators cheering on the competitors, and the results from the Knockout Competitions were: The Sanders Cup, open scratch singles: • Winner Stan Baxter - runner up Rob Wadd. The Brayshaw Cup Hcp singles: • Winner James Poxon - runner up Rob Wadd. The Marsh Cup Hcp doubles: • Winners Sarah Hadfield and John Witham, Runners up Eddie Lawrence and Alan Rowland. Congratulations to our winners and thank you to everyone who has supported the club during 2015, we look forward to welcoming bowlers old and new during 2016!

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Textile Workshops Chameleon & Harlequin Arts Harlequin Arts, from Brampton Courtyard has teamed up with Tracey at Chameleon on Chatsworth Road to offer monthly textile workshops, this autumn. On 30 October Karen introduces felt making; on 20 November you can learn how to use a peg loom to create a purse on 11 December uses sparkle and stitch to create a glitzy embellished notebook. To book: contact Tracey at Chameleon on 01246 766 953. Further details on Karen will also be running Friday evening craft workshops from her studio at Brampton Courtyard. There will be Farbric Painted Bags and Fabric Wreath making on Fri 13 Nov and 11 Dec respectively. Contact Karen on 07980 039647 or email to book a place.

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Polar Windows Which? Trusted Trader. Words: Paul Chapman

Polar Windows recently received certification from Which?, the national consumer body, in their Trusted Trader scheme. The scheme assesses local tradesmen and women, and provides consumers with the assurance that the business meets the exacting Which? consumer standards. Which? states “We’re not afraid to fail those who do not make the grade, in fact 1 in 4 traders do not pass. Only those who meet our high standards are credited with Which? Trusted trader status.” “An extra benefit of using Which? Trusted Traders is that we have Ombudsman Services on hand to offer extra peace of mind. Ombudsman Services provide independent dispute resolution to all Which? Trusted trader customers”.   Polar Windows’ Managing Director, Alan Crowe is rightly proud of the accolade. “We have a reputation for being technically inventive and are renowned for our quality of both goods and service,” he says. “Most of our work is repeat business, or from recommendation. Any product purchased

from Polar is guaranteed to be of the highest quality.” “Over the years, we have proved ourselves time and time again. Anyone using Polar can rest assured that they're getting quality service and quality goods at the best possible price with an aftercare service, which is unrivalled in the industry.” “It is always rewarding to receive recognition for our continuous efforts. Validation as a Which? Trusted Trader member is further reassurance to our ever-growing band of loyal customers that we are still attaining the expected level of excellence.” With a workforce of just under 50 staff and 100% year-on-year growth in commercial sales, Polar Windows certainly doesn’t rest on its laurels. As well as supplying housing associations, hospitals and local authorities, current contracts are in place with some of the country’s largest contractors including Kier, Morgan Sindall Willmott Dixon, Lovell, Interserve and Keepmoat. Polar are now the area's largest manufacturer and installer of conservatories, windows and doors, having grown from a small family business to an ever-evolving company covering a 35 mile radius for its domestic market across 3 counties – Derbyshire, Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. Polar’s customers can choose from a wide range of doors and windows, as well as conservatories, patio doors, warm roofs, soffits and fascias. They can benefit from a one-stop-service, which includes surveying, design, electrics, plumbing, plastering, flooring and heating. Picture shows Alan Crowe, Polar's MD with the Which? award. Thanks to Mike Snow from Reflections for help with the words.

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Introducing Morgans Hair & Beauty Words: Paul Chapman Morgans beauty is an emporium for hair, health and beauty, a collection of individual complimentary beauty therapists with their own skills and experience, working under one roof to provide a wide range of services. Based at no. 1 Sheffield Road, the business was established by Lea Mather in 2002. The range of services they offer at Morgans is extensive. The hair salon, Tu-Lisas@Morgans, staffed by Lisa and Lisa, offers ladies, gents and children’s cuts, styling and colouring. The beauty team consists of two full time therapists, Ruth and Janet who are supported by Julie, Heidi and Suzy. In addition, Steve is available for sports massage, Tara for tattooing, Kim and Dave offer Botox and filler treatments, whilst Sarah provides nail and eyelash extensions!

Eastern treatments and techniques which enable identification of imbalances throughout the body to find the root cause of pain, illness and disease. Problems targeted by Sanjiao Therapy include back pain, fatigue, migraine, IBS, neck problems, arthritis, depression, skin complaints and vertigo, to name but a few. The recently fitted Sunshower, has the latest EU safety tubes, which enables a completely safe all over tan and is now available for booking. Morgans are currently offering removal and treatment of unwanted blemishes, such as thread veins, skin tags, milia, warts and moles, using ACP, advanced electrolysis, which is safe and carried out by fully trained specialists. Pamper packages are available, tailored to suit any customer across any range of services, they can even host your Teen Pamper Party.

Treatments the team offer include; Dermalogica facials, massage including Swedish Massage, Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage and the popular Caci nonsurgical face lift and body toning. Make up, manicures and pedicures as well as eyelash and eyebrow tints and shapes and semipermanent makeup.

As well as their impressive array of beauty therapies, you’ll find their café run by Darren and Emma, a cosy place to take a drink before or after your treatment or simply drop in whilst in town. It’s close to the town centre, next to Lombardis on Sheffield Road and conveniently located, just a two minute walk from the donut (Holywell Cross) car park.

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The Intern Film review Words: Lynn Ludditt

Need a pick-me-up for these darker Autumn evenings? Then look out for the release of ‘The Intern’ starring Robert de Niro and Anne Hathaway, directed by Nancy Meyers (It’s Complicated, The Holiday). De Niro (Meet the Fockers, Raging Bull) plays Ben Whittaker, a seventy year old widower who having had a forty year career (printing telephone directories ‘in the traditional way’), now finds himself lonely, struggling with retirement and yearning to be back amongst ‘commercial’ action. En-route home from his Tai Chi class he sees an advertisement for a Senior's Internship programme with an extremely successful online fashion-based company. Work experience for oldies! He sees this as a golden opportunity to get back into the workplace, to occupy his day, mix with young people, learn about digital technology, exercise his mind and above all, be a useful member of a workforce once again. Ben successfully gets the job after submitting an impressive video of himself and undergoing a series of interviews by fashion conscious ‘en pointe’ staff young enough to be his grandchildren. He is assigned to support company founder and mega-busy Jules Ostin played by Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables, One Day) who really has no time to be babysitting an Intern, let alone one whose teeth may not be his own! Jules, at 32 is the victim of her own success, juggling and struggling to keep abreast of organisational requirements as well as the needs of Paige (JoJo Kushner) her six-year-old daughter and neglected house-husband Matt (Anders Holm). It seems that Jules needs Ben’s wisdom and advice more than she’s willing to admit. Ben is a true gent with impeccable manners, a wealth of experience - both personal and professional, a suit and tie for every occasion and a fully co-ordinated walk-in wardrobe to die for! He soon becomes ‘one of the boys’ giving fashion and love-life advice to the young guns in exchange for lessons on email and social media. The Boys’ road trip to save Jules’ butt is hilarious as are the scenes with Fiona (Rene Russo), the company’s in-house masseuse. From the get-go De Niro is funny, warm and charming and perfectly cast in the role - the chemistry between himself and the charismatic Ms Hathaway is spot on and keeps the audience engaged throughout. 'The Intern’ is humorous and touching in equal measure and demonstrates perfectly that older people have so much to give and share with today’s younger generation. The film’s cinematography is colourful and vibrant; the depiction of a trendy young workforce is spot on. De Niro and Hathaway combined with a good (if not always totally believable) plot, strong supporting cast (Adam DeVine, Zack Pearlman, Jason Orley and Christina Scherer), engaging characters and a huge helping of laugh-out-loud moments make this a very enjoyable film. A great tonic! Should be available on prescription….

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Good Mental Health Managing Your Wellbeing

Lizzie Kelly offers tips on how to spot deteriorating Mental Health. Words: Lizzie Kelly

Mental Health issues seem to be attracting media attention at the moment. We’ve all heard the statistics, 1 in 4 people will at some time in their lives experience psychological difficulties. We can talk freely about back pain and even bowel trouble, but share with friends, family or work colleagues that you are struggling to get out of bed, to leave the house, or that sometimes you just cry 'for no reason’, and the silence can be deafening. Talking about how we feel, how we really feel can be so difficult when we don’t understand it ourselves - everyone seems to be getting on with their lives and coping so much better than you are. There are times in everyone’s lives, yes, everyone’s when we just feel overwhelmed, stress at work, difficulties in relationships, loss, or something you can’t quite put your finger on results in us feeling lost, stuck or struggling to cope. Battling on when you feel broken inside and trying to keep it all together - going to work, getting the kids to school, keeping on top of the house when every part of you seems to be screaming to just close the curtains and curl up into a ball can feel like being asked to climb a greasy pole with both hands tied behind your back. Being told, or telling yourself to just ‘get a grip’ really isn’t helpful or do-able. What people need, what we all need at times is help and support both from ourselves and those around us. It might seem odd to think of asking ourselves for some understanding and compassion but all too often when the blackness descends we lose sight of our ‘self’ and the resources and creativity that we possess. All sense of worth and value evaporates. Note to self - everyone is not coping and getting on with life as well as you might think or as amazingly successfully as the exterior might suggest. Page 60

So, what can be done? What can you do and what can we all do to get this sorted? The good news is, LOTS! 1. The most important is to recognise that something isn’t quite right. To notice and be aware of yourself and those around you; feeling low or anxious is a lot easier to sort when it’s at a low level and the whirlpool is only just visible on the horizon. All of us experience sadness, stress and tragedy at some time in our lives. The death of a loved one, unemployment, illness, relationship breakdown or whatever else, which naturally and understandably results in emotional distress and upset. These events are part of life and the subsequent emotional responses and feelings are what makes us human; they cannot and should not be avoided but they can certainly be made easier and the potential for longstanding harm reduced. 2. Try to be gentle with yourself and allow yourself the time and space to recover from the trauma - make sure that you do things for yourself that make you feel good - fill the tank back up. 3. For some people, talking about it is a struggle – maybe the thoughts and feelings are too confusing to articulate, so if talking to someone at this point isn’t for you then what is important is that you don’t just pretend that everything is fine. If feelings are repressed and not given a voice, over time they start to toxify - what once was unpleasant and uncomfortable becomes putrid and agonising. So write things down, draw, paint, run, swim, cook, take the dog out, listen to music - whatever helps you. 4. If you feel you do want to talk about it a good place to start is a friend or family member that you feel you can trust and open up to. Talking things through might also allow

that other person to open up to you and say, ‘Actually, I really struggle with that sometimes too’. Raising your hand and speaking up can not only help you but those around you - perhaps they’ve been suffering in silence, just like you, and they too can finally loosen the grip they’ve held around their own throat. However, often people feel they don’t want to ‘burden’ a loved one or they want to discuss things with someone outside their circle. Talking to a trained professional who can help and support you to unpack, explore and find new ways of managing life’s difficulties can be an extremely helpful and empowering step. 5. If you are worried about someone close to you - perhaps their behaviour has changed and they’re isolating themselves or they don’t seem to be ‘themselves’, just ask them how they are and let them know you’re there. If a colleague returns to work after time off to help them deal with a psychological issue, give them a smile, tell them it’s great to see them back and ask them how they are.

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Garden Things for the Winter Words: Colin Harrison Pictures: Robert Nixon Betts


You have been organised enough to order bare-rooted trees or shrubs (local nurseries may have some, although the varieties will be limited), they should be delivered sometime this month. Plant them out as soon as possible – it is essential the roots don't dry out, so if you have to keep them for a few days, wrap them in some old sacking or something similar, and (very important) keep them out of the wind.


Prune established apple and pear trees; this can be done any time over winter but early winter days are more likely to be mild and pleasant. Aim for an open, wine-glass shape, to allow air to circulate and fruit to form where it will receive maximum light.


Most perennials should now be cut down to ground level, although you can leave those with attractive seed-heads if they’ve not been made tatty by the wind – grasses can be particularly effective for a few more weeks, especially if they get frosted, and seedheads can attract birds..


Lawns may still need occasional mowing; keep them clear of fallen leaves, and rake out worm-casts. You can also lightly trim hedges to keep them tidy, but don't overdo it otherwise you'll be looking at bare patches all winter.


Sow over-wintering vegetables – cabbages, broad beans and peas are just some that will grow much faster in spring if they’ve had the chance to develop roots beforehand.


Outside containers should be insulated before it gets consistently cold, by wrapping in bubble-wrap. Do this when it’s mild and not frosty, otherwise you’ll just seal in the frost…


Continue to check any bare soil for germinating weeds and deal with them; it's normally easier to get out all of a dandelion root out if the soil is wet. Digging over vegetable patches can be quite pleasant if the weather is good, with the possible added bonus of a robin watching to see if you turn up any worms. But try to avoid walking on wet soil, as this will compact it, then you'll need to dig it again.


If the birds have left you any holly berries which you want for Christmas decorations, protect them with fleece or a loosely fixed bag.


If you have bird-feeders, keep them topped up (and provide fresh water as well); encouraging foraging birds, especially tits, will help deal with over-wintering pests and their eggs, as well as being great fun to watch.

10. Mostly the colder months are about planning for next year, looking at catalogues and ordering seeds. No-one can predict what the weather will be like next week, let along next year, so you'll have to assume it will be a normal summer – if only we knew what that was any more...! If you have excess vegetables and no freezer space, Transition Chesterfield is still holding monthly produce swaps for anything you’ve either grown or made yourself (jams, chutneys etc.) at our regular Green Drinks. These are on the first Wednesday of the month at The White Swan, St Mary’s Gate (opposite the church) 7:30pm onwards. Page 62

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Regular Events Monday

Tots Café at St Thomas' Centre 9:45 to 11:30am (term time). An informal get together for parents/carers. 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.


William Rhodes Primary & Nursery School Community Choir: 3:30 to 4:30pm, choir made up of children, staff, parents & the wider community. 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..


Aurora Ladies' Choir: 7:15 to 9:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details.


Lah di Dah – Ladies vocal harmony group meet every Monday (except Bank Holidays) 7.30 to 9.30 pm Walton Village Hall. Contact Lesley 01246 260903.


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

1st Monday

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.

3rd Monday

Guide Dogs Chesterfield: Meet 7:30pm at The Rose and Crown, 104 Old Road. We welcome new volunteers. T: Gabbie Pattison on 07525 248740 (email: or via Facebook - Guide Dogs Chesterfield).

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RSPB Chesterfield Local Group: 7:15 to 9:15pm at Eastwood Hall, Rose Hill. Illustrated talks, refreshments, bird food sales. All welcome. Contact: Steve Williams 07971 000331 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.

Tuesday and Thursday

Chesterfield Spire Cycling Club day rides: usually meet 9.25am Queens Park Sports Centre, Boythorpe Rd. 30 - 60miles. New riders always welcome. For details call Steve 07734 506492.

Tuesday and Thursday

Zumba Gold - Fitness For 50+ Tues & Thurs at 10am & 11am. Chester St Club. Easy, fun, friendly classes only £3.50 TONING after the 11am Thurs class: Zumba with weights for just 50p 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: Tues 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: Above Dent's Chemists at the Nenna Kind Cancer Drop In Centre at 2pm. Yoga therapy with laughter - come and laugh with us whilst improving your health and happiness. Call Karen on 01246 862790.


TimeOut a friendly community group meets 2 to 4pm at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Come along for a chat, cuppa, games, bring a craft, help complete a jigsaw, surf the internet etc. T: 01246 274021. 


Danceworks dance studio for 4-15 year olds at Loundsley Green Community Centre. Ages 3-5yrs at 4-5pm, and 6+ at 5-6pm. T: 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.


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. New female dancers and wo/ men musicians welcome. T: 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 7:30-9:30pm. Players of orchestral instruments invited. Vacancies for brass, percussion & strings. Ashgate Croft School (term time). T: Dave on 07985 603423/


Rose & Crown, Old Road: General Knowledge Quiz. Every Tuesday night - gallon of ale for the winner. Music quiz - last Sunday of each month, gallon of ale for the winner & rolling cash prize for 100% score.


Chesterfield Theatres: Tuesday Night Dances. At the Winding Wheel. 7:30pm-10.30pm. £4.85.


Tuesday Quiz Night at The Manor from 8:30pm. General knowledge with cash prizes to be won plus Play Your Cards Right. Call: 01246 277760.

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Chesterfield Town WI: 7pm in Chesterfield Studios, Rose Hill, S40 1LW. Fancy a giggle? Why not come and join us? New members welcome. For more info or

2nd Tuesday

Holymoorside Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at the United Reformed Church Schoolroom, Cottonmill Hill, Holymoorside. New Members warmly received. Details please call Margaret Copley on 01246 568360.

2nd Tuesday

HNChelp, cancer support group. Meet at the Olde House, Loundsley Green Rd (excl August) from 2 to 4pm. We welcome any patient, carer or any one affected by head and neck cancer. or call or text 07950 599869.

2nd Tuesday

Chesterfield Cycle Campaign: Meetings 7:30pm Market Hall, Meeting Room 1. 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, S40 4SD. Talks monthly Sept to April. Access from Queen St. £2.50 incl. refreshments; Under 16s free. All welcome. For info T: Angie on 01246 236930

Tuesday (2nd & 4th)

Chatters Coffee Shop at Walton Evangelical Church, Moorland View Road. 10am to midday. All welcome - toys available. No charge, but a small donation appreciated - any remainder to charity. T: 01246 231002 or email

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, and outings/trips. Rosie T: 07500 814361 or 01629 537692.


Cub Scouts: 6 to 7:30pm (Term time). Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details.


Tramway Tavern Classic Album Night. We play NME's top 100 albums of all time, all night long. There is also a mini music picture quiz, highest score wins 2 pints. Every Wednesday from 4pm.


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.


Holymoorside Tennis Club New members Welcome. Club Night 6pm and Social Tennis Sun/Tues 10am. T: 01246 566718.


Pelican Cycles Winter Indoor Cycle Spinning 7:30pm at Queens Park Leisure Centre. Booking essential - Please contact or 01246767078


Qi Gong: 10 to 11:15am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details.


Terminus Bowling Club, Chatsworth Road. Open every Wednesday between 10am and 11am.  Come and try your skills at crown green bowling. Informal coaching - equipment provided - free - all welcome. T: Andy Hoe: 07968 161 275


Woolly Wednesdays: 10am to 12:30pm & 6:30 to 9pm - regular social crafting. For crafts that aren't messy or noisy - that gets in the way of talking & eating cakes. Contact or 01246 807575. 104 Saltergate, S40 1NE.


British History Class: 10:30am at Chesterfield Library. Contact Margaret Bargh for details on 01246 276800.


Chameleon UFO: (Unfinished objects) group.1pm to 4pm, £3 per session, bring your knitting, stitching, crochet or any other unfinished projects. Image & Colour Emporium, 420 Chatsworth Road. Call 07526 455410 for details.


Holymoorside Craft Group: 2 to 4pm in the Committee Room, Holymoorside Village Hall. Informal, welcoming group. Any crafting such as papercraft, embroidery, knitting, sewing, drawing etc. Call: Cynthia 01246 569103. No meet Jul or Aug.


Beaver Scouts: 4:15 to 6pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details.


Cub Scouts: 6 to 7:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details.


Brampton Ladies Club: 7:15pm for 7:45pm start at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Meetings held every Wednesday during school term time with a speaker or social activity. Details 01246 272333.

Wednesday (Term Time)

Free Voices Community Choir: The Friends Meeting House, Brockwell Lane - 7:15 to 9pm. We are a non-performing choir who sing for enjoyment. No need to be able to read music. Call Helen on 01246 237937 or


Jesterfield Juggling Club: 7 to 9pm at Walton Village Centre. All abilities - learn and share skills in all types of circus skills. £2/ week adults & £1/under 16s - welcome if accompanied by an adult. Call 07766 468 499/ E:


Bible Class: 7:30 to 8:30pm at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. Topics presented for study and discussion. Visit our web site


Scouts: 7:30 to 9:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details


Brampton Best Knitters: Come and meet for knitting, crochet, other handicrafts, combined with a warm welcome and good company. £1 subs (optional). 7.30pm, Rose and Crown, 104 Old Road, Brampton. Call Suzanne on 07900 814715 for info.


HoneyBelles Ladies Choir. Rehearse at 7.45pm in the Bassett Rooms, Ashover. New members always welcome, no auditions. We sing because we enjoy it. Info; FB

1st Wednesday

Green Drinks: An opportunity for like-minded people to get together for a fun, relaxed, interesting evening once a month. Starts at 7pm and the location varies so please check at

1st Wednesday

Nightingale Probus: 10am to 12 Noon at The Olde House, Loundsley Green Road, Newbold. Activities include theatre trips, outings, lunches, walking & scrabble groups & more!  For info T: Debbie 01246 767298 or Marilyn 01246 222446.

2nd Wednesday

Cuppanatta Club from 10am at Java Coffee Company, come and have a cuppa and a natter and meet new friends. Java Coffee, 8 Stephenson Place. Call: 01246 274455.

3rd Wednesday

Chesterfield Fairtrade Group: 6.30pm in Chesterfield Town Hall. New members always welcome to help with events or attend meetings connected to promoting Fairtrade. Contact Jenie Lismore on 01246 455178.

3rd Wednesday

Brampton and Walton Townswomen: 10am to midday at St Thomas' Centre, Chatsworth Road. A friendly group who welcome new members.For more details T: 01246 233179 or 01246 237363 or

4th Wednesday

Walton Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at St. John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane. Book Group, Flower Arranging, Choir and much more! New members and visitors welcome.  Contact Lynn: 01246 209472 / Rosemary: 01246 201931.

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Cotton Mill Club: Activity club for young adults with learning difficulties. 7 to 9pm on the last Wednesday of each month at Holymoorside United Reform Church School Room. Call: B Turner on 01246 566109.

Last Wed

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.


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 adult & child; 50p per extra child. Drinks & biscuits.


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.


Brampton Bicycle Club: 6 to 7pm at Holmebrook Valley Park. Cycle coaching and fun for kids between the ages of 5 and 16 years. (Term time only)


Ichthus Canoe Club Chesterfield: (ICCC) meet 6pm (Outdoor Spring, Summer & early Autumn) or 8pm (pool sessions late Autumn & Winter). For info 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. 7.15 to 9.15 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. 7:15pm. We listen to and discuss mainly classical music, occasionally jazz and music from shows. Meet 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. T: Nerys Mansell on 01246 569693 for info.


Holymoorside Ladies Club: 7:45pm in Holymoorside Village Hall. Variety of speakers and activities. All welcome. Membership not necessary, just £2.50. Term time only. Call Anne 01246 566789.


TAI CHI & Qigong: Gentle exercise for health and relaxation. 10am at Wingerworth Church Centre, Long Edge Lane. Contact: T: 01246 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. T: 01246 279132 or email

Thursday (Term Time)

Walton Art Group: 7.30 to 9.30 pm, meet at Walton Village Hall, Walton Back Lane. New members welcome. Phone Brenda on 01246 237481 or Rosie on 01246 568321.

1st Thursday

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.£4 on the door.7:30pm. T: Wendy on 07764 587258.

1st Thursday

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.

1st Thursday

Embroiderers' Guild Chesterfield Branch: 7-9pm at The Saints Parish Centre, St. Mary's Gate, Chesterfield, S41 7TJ. Visitors welcome, for details call 01246 275177.

2nd Thursday

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.

2nd Thursday

Alzheimers Society: Singing for the Brain. 2-4pm at St John's Church, Walton, Chesterfield S42 7LT. T: 01246 223366.

2nd Thursday

Chesterfield Farmer's Market: Every second Thursday. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345774 or visit

2nd Thursday

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.

3rd Thursday

Friendship Group at St John's Church, Walton Back Lane. 2 to 4pm. Come along and meet new friends over tea and home made cake. All are welcome. Contact Hazel on 01246 236042 for more information.

3rd Thursday

Chesterfield Jazz Club: Regular Jazz Night, Chesterfield Jazz Club, Chester Street, S40 1DL. For details and tickets for gigs call 07764 587 258 / 07980 491 048 or online at

Last Thu

Tramway Tavern - Beer Of Frankenstein. We take a perfectly good beer and make it awesome. We blend, dry hop, grogg and spice, just because we can. Then it's down to a vote, is it "alive" or an "abomination!" Available from 6pm!


Parent & Toddler: All welcome! 9 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre. For details 07910 858267.

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Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info Centre on 01246 345777/8 or


Yoga for People Living with Cancer: Friends Meeting House Chesterfield 11:00am to 12:30pm. For further details please contact Pauline Nunn on 0779 115 7672 or email:


TAI CHI & Qigong: Gentle exercise for health & relaxation 10am Wingerworth Church 01246 273795


Découpage: 1 to 3pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details.


Knitting Group: Meetings in Cutthorpe Village Hall between 1 and 3pm. £1 per session, knitting, crochet, cross-stitch etc, come and have a cup of tea and a natter! Call Barbara Stringer on 01246 620314 or 07980 510591.


Funtime Fridays: 3:45 to 5pm The Active Zone @ pooky - After school fun painting pots - Booking essential as limited spaces. Please call Pooky to book T: 01246 231400 (Term time only).

Fridays (Term Time)

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. All abilities - rehearsals Mon & Fri 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. T: Tracey on 07526 455410 for info.


Table Tennis Club - The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Road, Brampton 7.30 to 9pm . £1 incl refreshment.


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.

2nd Friday

Alzheimer’s Society: Carers Support Group. 10am to midday. The Pavillion, Queen’s Park, S40 2ND. T: 01246 223366.

Friday (2nd and 4th)

The Chesterfield Art Club: Meet at Whitecotes School from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Worknights, Demonstration & Critiques. Visitors welcome at £3/session. For info T: Terry 01246 416565. (Not Aug or Dec).

4th Friday

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.

Saturday Mornings

Newbold Community Football Training: Highfield Park, Newbold. 9:30/11:30am. For boys & girls of all abilities. 5 to 15 yrs. FA qualified coaches, 1st aiders, drinks/snacks. £2 T: Tim on 01246 277325 or


Muy Thai. 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

Sunday Mornings

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: 9am Holy Communion & 10:45am for All Ages. Refreshments after both. St John's, Walton Back Lane.


The Manor: Sunday Carvery 12-6pm & Live Music from 5pm. Call: 01246 277760.


Gospel Hour: 6pm Christadelphian Church, Sheffield Road. Refreshments


Sunday Lunch Club Midday to 3pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre, Cuttholme Road. Enjoy lunch with pudding and tea/ coffee. A community project - nominal charge. Check for dates - booking essential.. T: Barbara May 01246 563126.

Alternate Sundays

Sew Social 4:30 to 7pm. 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. Details or 01246 807575. 104 Saltergate, S40 1NE.

1st Sunday

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: 01246 231002.

1st Sunday

Southside Jazz Band: The Rose & Crown between 4pm and 6pm.

Sunday (2nd & 4th)

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.

3rd Sunday

British Cycling Breeze Rides For women only Sign on at T: 0772 588 5151.

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Classifieds Acorn 120 Stair Lift: £250 Can be seen working. Buyer collects £250 or installed for £400. T: 01246 230282 or 07855 224693 (Brampton) Leather Swivel Armchair: £65 Beige with high back and circular self cantering base. In excellent condition. T: 01246238210 or 07774187867 (Walton) Towbar - Renault Laguna Mk 2: £20 Single electrics. T: 01246238210 or 07774187867 (Walton) Roof Bars - Renault Laguna: £20 Genuine Renault part for Mk2. T: 01246238210 or 07774187867 (Walton) Towbar for Peugeot 407: £20 Single electrics. T: 01246238210 or 07774187867 (Walton) Various: Sewing Machine: £40 ono (Electric); Bread Maker: £10; Philips Electric Heater: £15; Clock radio: £10; Black & Decker Sander: £10. T: 01246 557548 Cane Furniture: £100 Three piece cane furniture plus cane glass topped table, in good condition, recently re-covered. Buyer collects. T: 01246 569884 (Walton) Dog Car Safety Harness (med): £5 T: 07833 515909 (Walton) Large Dulux Dog Soft Toy: £5 T: 07833 515909 (Walton) Ladies RAB walking jacket: £25 Size 10. Black. Waterproof outer layer, detachable inner fleece layer. Vgc - only worn couple of times. T: 01246 237185 (Walton) Horse Rider Prorector: £35 Airowear horse rider body and shoulder protector. Level 3. Size - Y3 short.  Chest 59 - 66cm (23.5 26"). VGC. Was £100+ new. T: 07875 079089 (Walton)

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Travel Cot: £15 Mamas and papas 'home and away' travel cot. VGC. T: 07875 079089 (Walton) Kodak Printer: £15 Kodak ESP5210 'all in one' colour printer. Never used. T: 07875 079089 (Walton) Vivarium: £30 Suitable for Leopard Geckos or small snakes. Heat mat and bowls included - all VGC. Size 24"x15"x8" T: 01246 567892 or 07791 479173 Baby Bath: £5 White with change mat. Both vgc. T: 07833 515909 (Walton) Wall Hung Flueless Gas Fire: £175 Stylish black glass fronted Focal Point Piano wall hung flueless real flame gas fire. Never used, on offer in B&Q at £298. T: 07890 186356 (Walton) Exercise Bike: £40 V-fit MXC1 Folding X-Frame Magnetic Exercise Bike. Bought this year, used only twice. T: 01246 272039 (Collect from Walton) Caddy 530 Trailer: £120 5' x 3' trailer; 1' and 2' depth options; canvas cover, new light fittings, spare wheel; Good condition. T. 07739084478 (Ashgate) Sand bags: £3 Same as council use, pack of 10. T: 01246 568280 Tennis Balls: £12 Used top quality ideal for dogs 50 balls. T: 01246 568280 Tarpaulin: £20 70% clear 12' x 18' ideal for chicken run. T: 01246 568280 Girls Playmobil: £20 Jeep, horse box, caravan, hospital set with figures etc. T: 01246 551170

Children’s Castle: £20 Attractive, sturdy grey plastic castle forms a large layout. With 8 keeps and knight s etc. T: 01246 551170 Various: TAGG quilted riding gilet, raspberry/ rose reversible. Size xs (11-12 yrs) New: £10, Charles and Owen riding hat. VGC. Size 6.5: £5, Capezio Student Footlight 650 Dance Shoe, tan, boxed: £15, Tappers & Pointers Black Tap shoes, size 4: £8, Pink ballet leotard with tutu wrap & headband. Age 3. VGC: £5, Osprey wetsuit.  Male, small, lightweight, full-length, black/grey. £10, Guitar Carry Case, Rockcase by Warwick: £15, Boss FS 6 Dual Footswitch & Jack for guitar. Boxed: £20, Nerf gun.  N-Strike Deploy CS-6, New/boxed: £15, Art portfolio Carry Case. 72 cm x 50 cm. New: £10, Rexel Art Carry case.  Black, 47cm x 36cm. New: £5. T: 07443 601886. Compost Bin (330ltr): £10ono T: 01246 279020 Electric Rotavator: £40 9” wide tines. Brand new used once for less than 1m! T: 01246 569194 (Somersall) Various: Gear 4 Street Party 111 speaker for iPod boxed/white: £15ono, HP Printer, Scanner & Copier never used: £20ono, Oral B vitality electric toothbrush New:£10, Uni AT Camera bag grey New: £15, Monsoon basket weave summer bag pink/flower design New: £15, Frank Sinatra books: £15ono. Kenwood juicer new/boxed: £25ono. T: 01246 566701 after 6pm. Adults Folding Bicycle: £100 Apollo transition, 5 gears, rear carrier, excl cond only used twice. T: 01246 569067 (Holymoorside) Wanted: Pelham Puppets T: 01246 568541 (Walton)

Adverts for stuff under £200 are free, any item or ‘collection of items’ £200+ are £5, and larger adverts with a picture are price on application.

email: or call 07764 801080

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΄Your΄ local fitted bedroom specialist Trusted Trader reviews which speak for themselves:

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Polite professional service, punctual, left no mess. Would recommend. Reviewed on 29/03/2015

Lots of good advice, polite and friendly fitter. Exellent


Reviewed on 05/03/2015

We had excellent service from beginning to end. There was attention to detail in everything. We have used Newbold Bedrooms before and we are very happy to recommend them. Reviewed on 24/04/2014

Contact Philip for a no obligation quote

Tel: 01246 222 194

36 St Mary’s Gate, Chesterfield S417TH Open Mon to Sat 12 - 3pm

Tel 01246 206 775 Mobile 0779 633 2463 Page 76

01246 203748 / 07757 737 283

High quality, reliable and efficient services Boiler Installations (Monthly payment scheme available)

Complete Bathrooms Boiler & Gas Fire Servicing Floor & Wall Tiling Landlord Gas Safe Certificates


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Firewood Logs Now For Sale

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Block Paving Fencing Drainage Concrete Drop Kerbs Patios Tarmac DCC Registered All construction

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Confidence in a crisis...

Established 1986

French Polisher 4U @Barrdale Furniture Restorations

� Traditional French & spray polishing � Colour matching to existing furniture � Antique & modern furniture restoration � Heat & water resistant finishes � Free collection & delivery � Insurance work � Free written estimates

Tel: 01246 281689

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Call Steve on 07810 332 272 Send photo by email for quote

65 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield S40 2AL

Special Occasion Hairdressing and Photography

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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.

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Chimney Sweeping Services

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Blueflame Free boiler service when taking out an annual service plan with their advert.

Discover Bathrooms Extra discounts for NHS and Emergency Services Staff.

Brampton Therapy Centre £5 off your first appointment.

Fitness Fusion Free taster session at On Broadway Class.

Car Air Con Air-con service/regas just £40. Call Steve on 07810 332272. Chatsworth Chiro 10% off all treatments until end November 2015. dBMusic Free introductory guitar lesson.


Floor Depot Free Bedroom carpet with selected beds and mattress. HTM They pay your VAT on orders placed between 1 October and 31 December 2015.

iDeal Carpets Free underlay, gripper, door bar and delivery. Ovenfresh Your first oven clean from £35. Polar Windows Pay no VAT on orders placed before 30 November 2015. The Manor Gift Vouchers - Spend £40 get £10 free. The Manor Spa Microdermabrasion save 50% get 6 treatments for just £90. Tiska Karate First four weeks lessons free.

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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Call Alan on: 01246 274008 or 07759 588578 Page 80



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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

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

0773 8633446 Chesterfield


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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:

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“Youssef” Your Local IT Technician

7 Redgrove Way • Walton • Chesterfield S40 3JN

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Unit 3E Aven Industrial Park, Tickhill Road, Maltby Rotherham S66 7QR 01709 811404 Bateman Court, Matlock Street, Bakewell Derbyshire DE45 1EE 01629 813252 131 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 2AU 01246 206268


Design | Supply | Fit | Relax

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• 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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