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The community magazine for Ashgate, Brampton, Brookside, Holymoorside, Somersall and Walton.

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y the time you’re reading this the clocks will have sprung forward and we’ll be enjoying lighter nights, hopefully.

I really do hope this means we’ll be leaving behind all the bugs and viruses that seem to have blighted many of us over the last few months, me for at least five weeks, sorry family! I understand some of the classes in Westfield and Walton and Holymoorside schools were down by ten kids on some days during March. Leaving that behind us, we’re celebrating our third S40 Local birthday this month. That’s why I’ve included all the fantastic cover photo’s that have been used throughout the 32 editions. To celebrate our 3rd birthday I asked Matt Kane to write an article to mark the occasion - he’s spoken to several of our longest standing advertisers and I’m really pleased and pretty flattered with what they had to say - thanks for the comments and to Matt for the article. I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who’s worked on and supported S40 over the last three years. With the winter behind us it seems some of our local business owners are seeing a brighter horizon - we’ve got more new local businesses opening up and new advertisers getting in touch to tell you about their services - the activity and change gives a good feeling of optimism about the prospects for the area, and certainly at S40 Local it’s been a busy month. In this edition I’ve focused on a number of local historical aspects - celebrating the anniversary of the mass Kinder Trespass, the Centenary of the Chesterfield Motor Club and a new Chesterfield Circular walk that takes you through some historically interesting sights but also gives you a new and different perspective on the town. I hope you find something of interest in the edition, if you’d like us to cover something or to tell us about something that’s going on, please get in touch. Have a great Easter and don’t eat too many eggs. Paul.

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What’s On Until 12 May

Chesterfield Museum - Ancient Greeks. An interactive exhibition about life in Ancient Greece. For details contact the Chesterfield Museum on 01246 345727.

Sunday 1 April

JAVA Coffee: Sunday Supplement. Java's first Sunday Tea Concert featuring Judy Dunlop a well known and talented singer songwriter. Tickets £12 including afternoon tea, available from Java Coffee. For details visit

Monday 2 April

The Hardwick Experience: The grand opening of newly refurbished National Trust buildings at Hardwick Hall. Offering the Stables Shop, Great Barn Restaurant, Visitor Centre and the Coach House Kiosk. Visit

Wednesday 4 April

Holymoorside United Reformed Church - Concert of Easter Music by Stonebroom Methodist Male Voice Choir at 7.30 p.m. Admission free but donations welcome.

Thursday 5 April

Maundy Thursday. Come and join us at St John’s Church, Walton at 7pm for a reflective celebration of Holy Communion.

Friday 6 April

Good Friday at St John's, Walton a time of Reflection, Commemoration and Witness. 10.00am a guided time of personal reflection and prayer in Church. Supervised activities for children. 10.45am Gather together for worship before we journey with the Cross through Walton, retelling the story of Good Friday at stages along the way through Bible readings, hymns and prayer. On return to Church there will be a final time of worship and hearing from Scripture. Everyone is warmly welcome to join us. 2.00pm a time of reflective prayer and worship before the Cross.

Friday 6 April

Revolution House re-opens for the Summer season. For details contact the Chesterfield Museum on 01246 345727.

Friday 6 April

Good Friday Service - The Last Hour at The Gospel Mission, Old Road, Brampton, 2:00pm.

Saturday 7 April

The Gospel Mission, Old Road, Brampton - 11.00am join us for coffee and cake and help decorate the church for Easter.

Saturday 7 April

Harlequin Arts Family Workshop - Crazy Collage Chicks at Brampton Courtyard. Suitable for children aged 6-11. £8 per child. 10am - 12. Further details on or phone Karen on 07980039647.

Sunday 8 April

Easter Sunday. Come and join us at St John’s, Walton, either at 9.00am for a traditional celebration of Holy Communion, or at 10.45am for the Family Celebration for Easter Morning.

Sunday 8 April

Easter Sunday at The Gospel Mission, Old Road, Brampton - 9.30am communion breakfast, 10.45am can you help solve the Easter puzzle? Join us at the Mission at 10.45am or at the junction of Old Hall Road and Old Road at 11.00am and celebrate Easter.

Sunday 8 April

Chesterfield B&Q presents Bringing Back the 60’s at the Winding Wheel. Music from The Beatalls, The Stones and The Pitz, tickets are either £10 or £12 depending on seating and are available from the Pomegranate box office. This is a charity event in aid of Ashgate Hospice and Robbie’s Room Appeal.

Monday 9 April

Easter Market and Table Top Sale, Chesterfield. For details please contact Chesterfield Tourist Information Centre on 01246 345774 or visit

Monday 9 April

Crooked Spire Open Day and Tower Tour. For details please contact Chesterfield Tourist Information Centre on 01246 345774 or visit

Tuesday 10 April

Chesterfield and District Civic Society, Brampton Brewery talk by Chris Radford. 7.30pm at the Eyre Chapel Newbold. Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information.

Tuesday 10 April

Holymoorside United Reformed Church Hall: Ladies Evening. Beauty treatment and Manicure. Flower arranging. Refreshments - Posh Puds. Admission £4 by ticket only, 7.30 p.m. Telephone 566109 or 568546.

Thursday 12 April Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild. 7.00pm in the Winding Wheel. Speaker, Mr Andrew Raftery on the humorous aspects of "Coping with Retirement". Contact the Secretary on 01246 455110 for further details. Thursday 12 April Meet a Greek Soldier at the Chesterfield Museum. Discover what life was like as a Hoplite in Ancient Greece. Contact Chesterfield Museum on 01246 345727.

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What’s On

Thursday 12 April Singing for the Brain St John’s Church Centre, Walton Back Lane 2pm to 4pm. Anyone with dementia or similar condition can come along with carers and enjoy an afternoon of tea, cake, song, chat and fun. Staff from the Alzheimer’s Society on hand for advice. Contact the Alzheimer’s Society on 01246 223366. Thursday 12 April Farmers’ Market. Contact Tourist Information on 01246 345774 or visit Friday 13 April to Fab Four, Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre. For information please call Chesterfield Tourist Sunday 15 April Information on 01246 345774 or visit Saturday 14 April Chesterfield & District Cats Protection: Holymoorside Bazaar. Holymoorside Village Hall 10.00am to 1pm. Home made crafts, cakes, refreshments, tombola, books/puzzles, Cats Protection merchandise and much more. Contact Gill: 01246 209946. Saturday 14 April Terminus Bowling Club Open Day: 11 am - 4 pm. Come and give Crown Green Bowling a try. We provide the bowls, some gentle coaching and light refreshments. Please wear flat shoes. Chatsworth Road, opposite Brookfield School. Please telephone the secretary for information on 01246 559919. Saturday 14 April Chesterfield Cricket: Cuckney. Pre-Season match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 01246 233807. Saturday 14 April The Alpine Garden Society North Midland Show at Brookfield School. From 12noon to 4pm. Plants for sale, refreshments available . Admission £2.00 Sunday 15 April

Chesterfield Cricket: Sheffield Collegiate. Pre‐Season match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 01246 233807.

Monday 16 April

'Diabetes UK - Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Voluntary Group monthly meeting: “AGM – AN UPDATE ON DIABETES MELLITUS” Speaker: Dr Robert Robinson – Consultant Diabetologist. In the Education Centre, adjacent to Car Parks 5 & 6 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Calow at 7.30pm. The meetings are free and open to all – refreshments. Contact: Alan Kirk on 01246 233539.

Monday 16 April

NEDIAS: 'Ticknall Pottery' A talk by Sue Gorick-Brown & Janet Spavold. Visitors welcome. 7.30pm at the Friends’ Meeting House, Ashgate Road. Info from Cliff on 01246 234212.

Thursday 19 April

Tea Dance @ Fairplay. A monthly Tea Dance at the Fairplay Centre, Alexandra Road from 1pm to 3pm. £2 entrance. Enjoy music, tea and cake. Parking in the top right hand corner of Mecca Bingo Car Park. For more detail please contact the Fairplay office on 01246 203963.

Friday 20 April

Holymoorside History Society: The Golden Age of Picture Postcards a talk by Clive Holliday. Holymoorside Village Hall at 7:30pm £1.50 including refreshments. For details contact Programme Secretary Roy Mercer on 01246 569067.

Friday 20 April

Parkinson's UK Chesterfield & District Branch. 2.00pm Toby Perkins Chesterfield's MP will be the guest speaker at the monthly branch meeting. St. John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Walton. Anyone affected by Parkinson's is welcome to attend this meeting.

Friday 20 April

Parkinson's UK Chesterfield & District Branch. Invite you to an evening of Jazz, Stephanie & Her Fellas Playing 30's & 40's Jazz with a French Twist - from 'Under The Bridges of Paris' to 'Almost Like being In Love'. 7.30 pm at St.John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Walton. Tickets cost £8.00 including refreshments and are available from Anne Thompson Tel. 01246 566448.

Saturday 21 April Chesterfield Cricket: Sandiacre Town. Premier League match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 01246 233807. Saturday 21 April Trespass Trail - a 14 mile walk to mark the 80th anniversary of the Kinder Trespass organised by Chesterfield Ramblers. Meet 10.05 am New Mills Heritage and Information Centre, SK22 3BN (grid.ref 000 854). 'Non members welcome. Leader David (07772 132183) Saturday 21 April Rag Rug Workshop (Traditional Scandinavian Style) - learn how to make a traditional rag rug using a simple wooden tool. A one day workshop, 10am - 4pm, cost £23 at the Art Room Barlow. Tea, coffee, biscuits and home-made cake included. Please bring a packed lunch. For details and bookings contact Rachael Rastrick on 01246 566989 or 07986 511707 or email

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What’s On Sunday 22 April

17th Century Candlemaker at Revolution House. Find out how candles were made. Contact Chesterfield Museum on 01246 345727.

Monday 23 April

Brampton Living History Group: 'Mary Queen of Scots Captive Queen' A talk by Mr Templeman. Held in St. Thomas’ Church Meeting Room, Chatsworth Road, at 7.30pm. Admission Charge £1.50 including refreshments. ALL WELCOME.

Monday 23 April

St George's Day Linedance Social, Hasland Village Hall. 12.30pm - 2.45pm. Dress theme: Red & White. Bring & Share lunch. All dancers welcome. Contact: Kathryn 01246 569053.

Thursday 26 April

Songs of Praise - St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane 2pm to 3.30pm. If you enjoy the traditional old hymns and the memories they bring back, come and join us for tea, song and chat at our simple worship afternoon. Everyone is welcome including anyone with dementia or any similar condition and their carers. For more information contact Rachel on 01246 271313.

Friday 27 April

BassToneSlap - performing at The Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale, DE4 2EQ. An original, contemporary and unique percussion band that featured on Dragon’s Den! See: Tickets: £7.50 / £6.00 concs. Enquiries and tickets: Sarah Bennett: 01629 733759 Free Parking, Licensed bar and disabled access.

Friday 27 April

Holymoorside Band Spring Concert at St Thomas’ Church, Brampton at 7.30pm. Tickets £5, Concessions £3, available from or 01246 566691 / 568745.

Friday 27 April

Messy Church "Hand in Hand" at Storrs Road Methodist Church & Centre. All welcome, but children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Come and have fun! Please book your places by 20th April to assist catering. Tel 01246-274021 or email

Friday 27 April

Holymoorside Film: "The King's Speech" Come and enjoy this lovely film with us - worth seeing again! The story of King George VI, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. A galaxy of star performances! Cert 12A. Starts at 7.30pm Holymoorside Village Hall. See or call Ann 01246 567118.

Saturday 28 April

Harlequin Arts Adult Creative Workshop - Hand felting for beginners at Brampton Courtyard. All workshops cost £20 pp, from 10am -12pm. Further details on or phone Karen on 07980 039647.

Sunday 29 April

Park Hall's Secret Gardens on Walton Back Lane will be open to the public on the following Sundays - 29 April, 27 May and 24 June, from 2.00pm to 5.30pm. Cream Teas available. Entrance £3.50, children free. Proceeds to National Gardens Scheme and Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice.

Thursday 3 May

Tea Dance @ Fairplay. A monthly Tea Dance at the Fairplay Centre, Alexandra Road from 1pm tp 3pm. £2 entrance. Enjoy music, tea and cake. Parking in the top right hand corner of Mecca Bingo Car Park. For more detail please contact the Fairplay office on 01246 203963.

Thursday 3 May

"Songs from the Musicals" Peak Performance. 7.45pm at the Holymoorside Village Hall. All welcome. Organised by Holymooorside Ladies Club in aid of "Fairplay". Tickets £4 incl refreshments from Audrey 01246 567314 or pay at the door.

Saturday 5 May

Troyes/Chesterfield Ceilidh: 7:30pm start at St Thomas' Centre, Chatsworth Road. After the Band's 2011 trip to Troyes, a group from Troyes are guests of BCB who are throwing them a ceilidh at St Thomas' Centre. A cracking night guaranteed. Bar from 7:30pm. Tickets very limited from Created Gallery at 420 Chatsworth Road.

Saturday 5 May

Harlequin Arts Family Workshop - Dazzling Decopatch at Brampton Courtyard. Suitable for those with children aged 6-11. £8 per child. 10am-12. Further details on or phone Karen on 07980 039647.

Saturday 5 May

Chesterfield Cricket: Quarndon. Premier League match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 01246 233807.

Saturday 5 May to Monday 7 May

Fun Fair in Queen’s Park. For information please call Chesterfield Tourist Information on 01246 345774 or visit

Sunday 6 May

Holymoorside 10k & Fun Run 2K. Organised by Holymoorside Scout Group. Fun Run starts 10am on the football field and main race starts 10.30am outside the Village Hall, all welcome. Entry forms on website

Monday 7 May

Chesterfield Cricket: Mayor's Cup. Mayors Cup match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 01246 233807.

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What’s On Monday 7 May

Chesterfield May Day Market, Rally and Gala. For information please call Chesterfield Tourist Information on 01246 345774 or visit

Monday 7 May

‘Crooked Spire’ Church Open Day and Tower Tour. For information please call Chesterfield Tourist Information on 01246 345774 or visit

Tuesday 8 May

Update on Planning in Chesterfield - Chesterfield and District Civic Society talk by Mike Hayden. 7.30pm at the Eyre Chapel Newbold. Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information.

Wednesday 9 May

Chesterfield Cricket Sporting Dinner featuring Geoff Miller, Jonathan Agnew and heart surgeon and entertainer Kevin Jones - b2net Stadium - £37.50 - contact Mike Taylor 07790 777483.

Wednesday 9 May

Holymoorside United Reformed Church Hall: Concert by Robinson's Review - 7.30 p.m. Refreshments. Admission £4.

Thursday 10 May Singing for the Brain St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane 2pm to 4pm. Anyone with dementia or similar condition can come along with carers and enjoy an afternoon of tea, cake, song, chat and fun. Staff from the Alzheimer's Society on hand for advice. Contact the Alzheimer's society on 01246 223366. Thursday 10 May Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild. 7.00pm in the Winding Wheel. Speaker, Mrs Sue Siddall on "My Life in Musicals". Contact the Secretary on 01246 455110 for further details. Saturday 12 May

Ashgate Hospice Spring Fair 11am – 2pm at the Hospice. There will be stalls, games, plants, toys, Rainbow Ribbons and much more everyone is welcome!

Saturday 12 May to Sunday 20 May

Chesterfield Area Walking Festival. For information please call Chesterfield Tourist Information on 01246 345774 or visit

Sunday 13 May

Chesterfield Cricket: Old Cestefeldians. Friendly match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 01246 233807.

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Travel Advisors Chatsworth Road

Travel advisors on Chatsworth Road were in our first edition and have continued to support us over the last three years – something which we’re grateful to them for, but also to you our readers for responding to their adverts and using their services for booking your trips.


s the TV seems to be swamped with adverts for faraway destinations (oh and Wales!) I thought I’d call in to see Ian Helliwell from Travel Advisors to see how things were going, and to pick up their latest travel news and tips… “Traditionally the first TV advertising campaign for holidays started on New Years Day, and people went off to book their holidays in early January. But things have changed” says Ian, “people are a lot more cautious in their approach to booking holidays now, Christmas gets more expensive and although people want to, funds don’t always allow it. In the past it was also true that the later you left your booking the cheaper availability would get, but that’s just not the case anymore. Most of the companies that offered knock down late deals aren’t around anymore; they simply couldn’t afford to put people on a flight, and provide accommodation

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and food for less than £300 a week.” So can you still get good deals? “Yes but its gone full circle, the earlier you book the better the price you’ll pay, once availability starts getting taken up the tour operators are now typically increasing their prices and demanding a premium price for those last places. It really is the case now that the earlier you book the better the deal.” So why should I book at Travel Advisors? “We’re completely independent and have a vast range of tour operators available to select from. If we can’t find your perfect destination, then chances are it’s not out there. We can also provide a complete service - we can build a tailor made package for people, flights, visa, tickets, insurance, trips etc and pull it all together, from any corner of the world to a weekend trip to London with a show. We’ve got loads of experience and can take care of the end to end holiday experience.” Any news or tips to share? “If you’re a regular cruiser, with P&O if you book your next trip whilst on board your ship you can achieve some great savings and be awarded spending money. We make sure we tell people about this before they embark on a cruise as it’s such a good deal – but its well worth knowing about.” “We’ve also been awarded by P&O and Cunard for our

growth in cruise sales as a result of the knowledge and experience we have with selling this type of holiday.” Is there a particular trip you’d recommend at the moment? “It has to be China. There is a huge interest in China right now, as they’re such a dominant force people want to go and experience the country. With all the problems in the Middle East and Europe, this is causing people to steer clear of certain areas and with the value of the Euro so bad against the Pound it does make good sense.” “The Wendy Wu Tours are fantastic, they have a range of long weekends (five days) to China. One includes a trip to see the Giant Pandas at the Panda Reserve in Chengdu, this can be extended to ten days which then covers, Beijing, the Great Wall, China’s most iconic attraction, the Temple of Heaven, the Forbidden City & Summer Palace, the ancient capital Xian and finally the Terracotta Warriors.” So if you’re thinking of your next holiday – hopefully you’re doing it well in advance – what better time to support your local independent travel agent and see what Gail, Jo and Fran at Travel Advisors can offer.

Picture: Courtesy Wendy Wu Tours

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Regular Events Anytime

Ashgate Hospice: Come Dine at Mine! Hold a dinner party in aid of Ashgate Hospice. An exciting way to raise money, whilst socialising with your family and friends. For further information please contact Alison Ward‐Foster on 01246 567250 or email


Parish Centre, 91 Sheffield Road Stonegravels: Rooms are available for hire for educational, social and vocational activities from £5 per hour, including children’s and family parties. Modern kitchen and full disabled access. For information contact us on 01246 209433 or


Jog Derbyshire Groups @Brampton Manor: All welcome. Mon 6-7pm, Wed 9.30-10.30am and Thurs 5-5.45pm. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit

Monday Mornings

Maracajacks: music and fun for babies and toddlers, followed by Tots Café at St Thomas Centre, an informal get together for parents/carers. Contact 01246 279916 for more information.


Chesterfield Market: Call Tourist Information on 01246 345774 or visit


William Rhodes Primary and Nursery School Community Choir: Meet every Monday 3:30pm to 4:30pm, our Community Choir is made up of children, staff, parents and members of the wider community. Enthusiasm is all you need. An ability to sing is an advantage but not compulsory! Come along and join in. Contact Cindy Clark on 01246 234626.

Mondays Term Time

2nd Chesterfield Boys Brigade: boys and girls age 6 - 18 at Storrs Road Methodist Church Centre. Every Monday during term time, starts 6pm. Contact 01246 274021 or

Mondays Term Time

1st Brampton Moor Brownies: Meets at Brampton Moor Methodist Church, starting 6pm. Contact the Brownie guider on 01246 272678 for further details.


Linedancing (Intermediates): 1pm - 3pm Hasland Village Hall, Eastwood Park, Hasland. Further details contact Kathryn on 01246 569053.


A-Capella Choirs: sing a mixed selection, blues, swing, ballads and even a Welsh rugby song. If you would like to attend one of our ladies practice sessions, we practice every Monday evening at Loundsley Green Community Centre starting at 7.30pm. Contact Cynthia on 01246 567636 for details.


Cock and Magpie Morris: 8.00pm - 9.30pm @ A.C.C.A 6 Ashgate Road, Chesterfield S40 4AA. New wo/men dancers and musicians always welcome. Phone Shirley Niblock on 01246 207080 for further details or www.


Tramway Tavern: Weekly General Knowledge Quiz. At the Tramway Tavern on Chatsworth Road. Every Monday from 9.00pm - Gallon Of Beer to the Winner.


Holymoorside Band Rehearsals: non-contesting brass band that play a variety of concerts. We encourage all abilities and rehearse every Monday and Friday in the United Reform Church at Holymoorside, from 7.45pm to 9.45pm. Instruments are available. Email: or 01246 566691/ 568745

3rd Monday (Not August)

RSPB Chesterfield Local Group: 7.15pm to 9.15pm at the Winding Wheel. Illustrated talks, refreshments, bird food sales. Non members welcome. Contact: Alan Goddard 01246 230244 or visit groups/chesterfield


Cycle rides for the retired with Chesterfield Spire Cycle Club: meet Queen's Park Sports Centre at 9.30a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday (dependent on weather). Slow easy pace, good company, visit to cafes. Our pace is of the slowest, we wait for everyone. Contact Dave Scrivener on 01246 455525 or just come along.


Knit and Natter: 10am-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.


Progressive Whist Drive: Holymoorside Community Centre. Starts at 2.00 pm till 4:00pm. £2.00 per person.  Everyone is welcome so long as they can play whist.  If people wish to attend they do not need a partner, just turn up. For details contact Don on 01246 568204.

Every Tuesday (Term Time)

Tiger Tots: A stay and play baby/toddler group. 1:30pm to 3pm (term time) Holymoorside Village Hall. Anyone welcome, £2 per family, call in and ask for Becky or call 07701 066801.


The Olive Branch ‘Drop In’: Brampton Moor Methodist Church, Chatsworth Road. Every Tuesday 10a.m. to 1.30p.m. Refreshments available. All welcome.


Tuesday Worship: St John’s Church, Walton Back Lane, Walton. Please join us for Tuesday Worship from 11.30am to 12.15pm, followed by a hot lunch in the Church Centre (usual cost is £2.00 per person).


Chesterfield Garland/Clog Dancers: 7.30pm-9.30pm at Methodist Church Hall, Jaw Bones Hill, Chesterfield. New female dancers and wo/men musicians always welcome. Phone Barbara Wilson on 01246 230677 for further details or


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


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.

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Regular Events Tuesday

Linedancing (Improvers), 3pm - 4.15pm, Brampton Manor, Brampton. Members FREE, Non-Members £4.  Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053.


Quiz Night @Brampton Manor: Contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or

Alternate Tuesdays

Bible Study Group: 7.00pm at the Gospel Mission Congregational Church. Contact Tina: 01246 557719.

2nd Tuesday of the month

Holymoorside Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at the United Reformed Church Schoolroom, Cottonmill Hill, Holymoorside. New Members warmly received. For further details ring Shirley Cotton on 01246 567396 or Margaret Copley on 01246 568360.

2nd Tuesday of the month

Chesterfield Cycle Campaign: Meetings 7.00pm at the Town Hall. Contact Alastair on 01246 520820.

3rd Tuesday of the month

Chesterfield & District Vegetable and Fruit Growers: 7.30pm at Methodist Chapel Meeting Room, Holymoorside. Come and join us to share your gardening experiences, beginners welcome. Contact John 01246 569515, Malcolm 01246 569948 or just turn up.

3rd Tuesday of the month

North East Derbyshire Downs Syndrome Group. Alice's View Children's Centre, North Wingfield from 10am to Midday. Come and join in the fun! Lunch for a small charge after the sessions and is a lovely sharing time after the fun together. Info please call Janine on 01246 204851 ext 304. www.


Linedancing (Easy Intermediates) from 11.10am - 12.20pm, Brampton Manor. Members FREE, NonMembers £4. Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053.


Brampton Social & Activities Group - 10:00 unmtil 12:30. A chance for people on their own to chat, play games, tea or coffee. A friendly atmosphere, day trips etc. Now at St Thomas Centre, Chatsworth Road.


Holymoorside Craft Group: 2pm - 4pm in the Committee Room, Holymoorside Village Hall. An informal group, we welcome new members. Any crafting goes such as papercraft, embroidery, knitting, sewing, drawing etc just bring your current project. (No formal tuition). Contact: Cynthia on 01246 569103.


Mes Amis - Champagne Knitters: 5pm to 10pm at Mes Amis, 420 Chatsworth Road. Bring your knitting, sewing, cross stitch, crochet. Beginners and everyone welcome. £2.50 includes a hot drink and chocolate. Wine also available. Prebooking essential, call on Monday to reserve a space - 01246 557394.


Brampton Ladies Club: 7.15 for 7.45pm at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Meetings held every Wednesday during school term time with a speaker or social activity. Details 01246 272333.

Wednesdays term time

Free Voices Community Choir. The Friends Meeting House, Brockwell Lane - 7.15pm - 9pm. We are a non-performing choir who sing for enjoyment. No need to be able to read music. Contact Helen on 01246 237937 or

1st Wed of the month

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

2nd Wed of the month

NHS Retirement Fellowship: For retired NHS workers, usual format is a speaker and refreshments. Methodist Church Hall, Jaw Bones Hill, Derby Road, 2pm to 4pm. Just turn up or call Anne 01246 275062.

3rd Wed of the month

Fairplay Charity Coffee Morning: (Not August) 10am to 12noon, Fairplay Centre, Chesterfield. Enjoy a slice of cake and a tea/coffee for just £1.50, meet with friends and browse our second hand books for sale. For more information please contact the Fairplay Office on 01246 203963 or look on our website

3rd Wed of the month

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 or Wendy Blunt on 01246 345308.

4th Wed of the month

Walton Women's Institute: 2-4pm at St. John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Walton. Activities include: Keep Fit, Book Group, Flower Arranging, Choir and much more!  New members and visitors welcome.  For details call Sheila Todd on 01246 567661 or Diana Fagg on 01246 566780.

Last Wed of the month

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

Last Wed of the month

Manor Band Mania @Brampton Manor. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit the website


Chesterfield Flea Market: Call Tourist Information on 01246 345774 or visit


Fit and Fab Keep Fit Class- Holymoorside: A gentle exercise class to music. 9.30am to 10.30am in Holymoorside Village Hall. All welcome. Contact Tessa on 07866585575.


Brampton Community Band: Musicians welcome to join and play folk dance music. 7pm - 9pm at Old Hall Junior School. Details, or 01246 236805.

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Regular Events Thursday

Beginners Linedance Class: 7pm start. St Thomas Centre, Chatsworth Road. Call Kathryn 01246 569053.


Chesterfield Photographic Society: Contact the Club Secretary Brian Davis 01246 275433.


Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir practice at Ashgate Croft School, Ashgate Road from 7.15 until 9.30. We put on four concerts per year and a choral day. Come and join us. Contact Barbara on 07763 142 383.


Holymoorside Choral Society: practice in Holymoorside from 7.30 pm to 9.30 pm. We sing a variety of music - new members, particularly gentlemen, always welcome.  Contact Nerys Mansell on 01246 569693.


Holymoorside Ladies Club: 7.45pm in Holymoorside Village Hall. Variety of speakers and activities. All welcome. Membership not necessary, just pay £2 on the door. No meetings during school holidays. Phone Anne 01245 566789 for details.


Kettlercise Class: A group exercise class using light weight Kettlebells at Back to Basics Gym, Brampton, 5:30-6:30pm every Thursday. Suitable for all fitness levels, costs £4 or book 6 classes for £20. Book www. or call Rachel on 07742 428216.

Every Thursday (Term Time Only)

St John's Ambulance Chesterfield Quad Division: Meet at Storrs Road Methodist Church during term time. Badgers and Cadets (5-18 year olds) from 6pm. Adults 18+ at 7.30pm. Contact us on 01246 279132 or email

1st Thursday of the month

RENDEZVOUS GROUP: St Thomas Centre, Chatsworth Road. All seniors invited for light lunch followed by activities. 12.45 to 3.30pm. £3.50 to cover costs. Details phone 01246 272333

1st Thursday of the month

Embroiderers' Guild Chesterfield Branch: 7.00pm-9.00pm at Eastwood Hall, Rose Hill, Chesterfield. Visitors welcome, for details call 01246 568228 (NOT AUGUST).

2nd Thursday of the month

Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild: Meet on 2nd Thursday of the month (except August). 7.00pm at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield. For further information contact the Secretary on 01246 455110.

2nd Thursday of the month

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

Last Thursday of the month

MES AMIS - Book Club: 7:30pm at Mes Amis, 420 Chatsworth Road. Call in for details and the book title. £2.50 includes a hot drink and chocolate. Wine available. Everyone welcome. Call Marcella 01246 557394.

Thursdays & Fridays

Pasta Night @ Koo: Two pasta dishes and a bottle of house wine for £22. Gluten/wheat free pasta available on request. Served 5pm to 8pm, to book call 01246 205604.


Chesterfield Market: Every Friday. For information please call Chesterfield Tourist Information on 01246 345774 or visit


Holymoorside Band Rehearsals - a non-contesting brass band that play a variety of concerts throughout the year. We encourage all abilities and rehearse every Monday and Friday in the United Reform Church at Holymoorside, from 7.45pm to 9.45pm. Instruments available. or 01246 566691/ 568745

Fridays Term Time

3rd Brampton (St Thomas’) Scout Group: Join the adventure for 6-14 year olds in the Beaver, Cub or Scout Sections. Meet Friday evenings during term time. Contact Ben Widdowson 01246 567409.

Friday (2nd and 4th)

The Chesterfield Art Club: Meet at Whitecotes School from 7.30am to 9.30pm. Activities alternate between Worknights, Demonstration, and Critiques. Visitors are welcome at £3 per session. The membership list is currently open. For further information contact Terry 01246 416565. (Not August or December).

Saturday Mornings

Newbold Community Football Training: Highfield Park, Newbold, S41 7DF. 9:30am to 11:30am. Fun training for boys & girls of all abilities aged 5 to 15 years. FA qualified coaches, first aiders, drinks & snacks available. £2.00 per session. Contact Tim Sadler on 01246 277325 or


Chesterfield Market: Call Tourist Information on 01246 345774 or visit

1st Sunday

The Way’ at Walton Evangelical Church: 3.00 ‐ 4.30pm. A group for adults with learning disabilities. You are welcome to join us for tea and biscuits followed by a short talk and activities such as craft, drama, singing. Carers welcome. Call free on 0808 108 2354.

Sunday Mornings

Football Training Club: Chesterfield Town Football Club run a Sunday Morning Football Training Club for boys and girls aged under 6 years old. At Stand Road Park at 10.00am. Call Tim on 01246 277325.

Sunday (2nd & 4th)

Rainbow Whist: Holymoorside Community Centre. Starts at 7:00pm till 9:00pm. Every 2nd and 4th Sunday in the month. Anyone with the ability to play whist is welcome. For details contact Don on 01246 568204.

Every 3rd Sunday

British Cycling Breeze ride for women only: Loundsley Green Community Centre at 10.45 every third Sunday. Cycle off road to the Holmebrook Valley Park cafe and back. Bikes and helmets available for those who need them. No need to book. Contact Michelle on 0772 588 5151.

Various Days

Writer's Group: An informal writer’s meet up, monthly on a Tuesday or Thursday evening. Providing somewhere for writers unpublished or otherwise to meet and hopefully, inspire each other! Contact Dawn Anderson on or 01246 569705.

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Three and Easy. By Matt Kane

This month marks three years since S40 Local first hit the doormats of south-west Chesterfield.


hat started out as a 16-page stapled first issue has mushroomed in to the 80+ page perfect bound publication that it is today covering all aspects of community, commercial and social life in the area. Its growth has reflected the development of one of the area’s key focal points around Chatsworth Road which in the space of 36 months has seen the Blue Deer and Hanger developments, the new St Thomas Centre built and the first Chatsworth Road Festival. To celebrate S40’s third birthday we thought we’d speak to three businesses who appeared in the very first editions of S40 Local and are still with us now. We asked for their views on what they thought the magazine brought to the area and how they feel it’s developed. Created Gallery’s Deirdre Gage has been with S40 since it’s second issue and is a regular contributor to these pages. “I remember Paul coming into the shop with his prototype which was basically two pieces of A4 paper folded over,” reflects Deirdre. “I think he was looking for somewhere to advertise his own business but didn’t know where to go so his wife challenged him to put something together and it’s developed from there.

“Chatsworth Road used to be somewhere people just drove through but not any more.

“It’s become a place where people want to come on a Saturday morning as an alternative to going to Meadowhall or Chesterfield High Street. “I know of people who come from Bakewell to pick up a copy of S40 Local.” Local plumber Graham Porter of Chesterfield Plumbing and Homes Services is another local businessperson who has been with S40 Local from the start. “I decided to advertise in S40 because in my line of business people will often choose somebody who lives near them and who are local. “I was the only plumber to advertise in the early days and as the publication has grown in pages and popularity more people have come on board. “But that isn’t a problem and I still get about two or three calls from S40 per week so it offers really good value for money. “I always ask to be placed next to the puzzle so that people can see me when they’re completing it. “I am glad to be associated with S40 and proud to be one of its first advertisers.” Another local business that has supported S40 from the start is Brampton Brewery. Chris Radford is Managing Director and Head Brewer. “We’ve been very impressed with S40 Local and that’s why we have always advertised with it.

“I think the magazine has two main benefits.

“We’ve seen it grow in the same vein as we have and become as much a part of the local community as we have.

“From a business perspective, it’s given a sense of what is on offer and has made people want to come and shop with independent stores.

“It’s more than just one of those things that drops through the letterbox which is full of pages of adverts.

“As a resident it keeps me informed, I feel I know more about the area because of S40 and some of the articles like the one on the River Hipper in last month’s were really informative.

“A lot of customers know more about Brampton Brewery because of S40 Local and we’re happy to be part of it.”

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Westfield Primary (Infants School) Past, Present & Future If you were born between 1947 and 1949 you may have been one of the first pupils through the newly opened doors of Westfield Primary (Infants) School on 3 September 1954. Perhaps you can recall Miss Styring the Headmistress, or some of the other teachers who were neatly recorded on the first day log book (see insert).


mazingly only £27,785 was spent to build the new school, which shared an official opening with Brockwell County Primary (Infants) School, both built to accommodate the input of new pupils as companies like AGD/The Post Office moved staff to purpose built housing in Loundsley Green from their London offices. Moving to Chesterfield gave people the opportunity to move from small London homes to spacious homes on the edge of the Peak District. What’s going on? So, if you’ve been along Storrs Road recently you may have noticed diggers, accommodation blocks, new access roads and paths on the old playing field. In February, work started to replace the affectionately named Terrapins (portable classrooms) with permanent classrooms which will be attached to the main school building. The work is due to be completed in August in readiness for Westfield Page 26 •

reopening for the 2012/13 term - the Terrapins will have gone and the children will be starting the new year in some brand new classrooms. These temporary Terrapin classrooms have been a feature of life at Westfield for around 40 years – originally added to the school in the 1970’s (no one seems to be exactly sure when!), with a life span of around 25 years, they’ve given the school a good extra 15 years service.

Opening Day 1954

In fact over the years there’s been relatively little structural change at the school. If you take a walk around Westfield with the original plans the addition of the Terrapins increased capacity to over 200 pupils, then in the early 1990’s one additional permanent classroom (Gold class) was added, taking the capacity to 210 across seven classrooms, now allowing for reduced maximum class numbers. Apart from landscaping work and the addition of a car park, things remain pretty much unchanged. Paula Kingdon has been at Westfield since 1976 and has been head since 1996. She told me “a good number of people in the community have a long standing association with Westfield. In November 2004 we held a 50 year celebration and welcomed over a hundred former pupils back to the school. The day was wonderful focusing on times past, we got out old books, photographs etc and it was great to see people reminiscing about days gone by at the school. The school Governors attended and Jo Rhodes, Peter Broomhead and Hayley Vardy were here and they’re still governors and taking an active role in the running of the school to this day.” “Westfield has a place in people’s lives, we get many past pupils returning for Christmas and Summer Fairs etc and it’s always great to see how people are doing”, commented Paula.

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Blue Class.

So are there any new plans for a celebration when the Autumn Term starts later this year? “We’ll be inviting the old Year Two pupils and families back and opening the new space up to parents to take a look round, so people will have chance to see the changes.” I can’t wait to see the new classrooms in August, I also have an interest in the school as Community Governor and father of two children whose time at Westfield will span five years I’ll be spending a lot of time in those classrooms. Thanks to Paula for taking time out to talk to us.

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Image & Colour Emporium Happy First Birthday.

Tracy Oldfield has been open for business at the Image & Colour Emporium now for 12 months, opening her door for the first day, on 1 April 2011. So how has the first year gone opening up a new business in these tough times?

and see how we’ve grown?” says Tracy Oldfield. “We’ve expanded over the year, when we started out the store was a little bare, now we have a fantastic range of colourful accessories including scarves, knitwear and flip flops. We’ve recognised that once people have completed a colour consultation with us they want to try out the new ideas straight away.”

It’s been a challenging first year. Although the space is fantastic it has been hard getting people through the door, not having a shop window on Chatsworth Road does make it more difficult, but when people do find us they are happy they did.”

“It’s a real thrill meeting people, working on the consultations. When people tell you they know what makes them look good, it increases their self esteem and confidence significantly.” “People may have noticed Gloria, our showroom dummy who stands out in all weathers letting people know where we are, tucked behind the Real Ale Corner and Nonsolovino.” “The year has been both exciting and rewarding. I was previously in teaching so this has been a complete change for me. I’ve always had a passion for colour and this has always been something I’ve wanted to do, circumstances changed and I saw an opportunity to try something new.” “I’d love people to come down Page 28 •

“We are exclusive stockists of Republic of One, which is a range of multiwear garments that can be worn in a variety of ways and styles to suit different events or compliment different outfits. Also new in are “Switchflops” a new product of tailored flip flops in a wide range of colours with interchangeable straps, they’re a similar idea to Crocs in how they enable you to tailor footwear using “Jibbitz”.” Tracy is clearly enjoying running the Image & Colour Emporium, “It’s a real thrill meeting people, working on the consultations. When people tell you they know what makes them look good, it increases their self esteem and confidence significantly.” Tracy was keen to point out how colour consultations have changed over time, “Many people may have had a colour consultation previously,

typically at parties etc, it was a big thing in the ‘80’s’, but our product is vastly different from this, you’re given the personal touch. Over the years knowledge has increased with regard to how the process affects the individual directly.” Where next I asked? “I’ve been here a year now and been through a good number of sessions with a wide variety of people, I’m learning all the time but its about adapting the products and service I can offer based on this increased knowledge. All consultations are followed up in six to eight weeks to see how people have adopted to the suggestions” says Tracy. “The next big thing is to expand my range of accessories and find more brands and products to support what I do. I’ll be hosting special events for previous customers, we’ve got a colour exchange event in March - people can bring along items to swap with others, plus have a good old chat and meet new friends. We’ll also be doing men’s colour consultations so watch this space men of Chesterfield!” “If you’re ever wondered about which colours suit you and which don’t then come down and take a look at the Image and Colour Emporium, we’re worth the visit.” Tracy is also available to run sessions about, colour, body shape or scarf tying at ladies groups. If you’d like to book Tracy to come along to your group please give her a call on 07526 455 410.

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Chrysalis Photography An Introduction.

Chrysalis Photography has a brand new Portrait studio in a stunning location here in Chesterfield - it’s well worth a visit.


hrysalis, run by husband and wife team Chris and Allie Langham started out in the back room of their house in Sheffield, before evolving into a fully operational studio in Peterborough at the baby store. They have now relocated closer to their home and have a new studio on the edge of Chesterfield at Dunston Hole Farm. With a wealth of experience in both portrait and wedding photography they don’t just offer a photo shoot, but more of a photographic experience. Chris explains “We take our time over every client. Each session can take up to two hours with a further hour for the viewing session. We aim to provide the best quality service and product possible”. So, whether you are looking for a family portrait, portrait of your newborn baby or children, images of your beloved pets or a fashion and boudoir shoot for the more adventurous, Chrysalis are the ideal choice. With beautiful surroundings, Chrysalis are able to offer both studio and outdoor shoots. Also, new for this year are their ‘Portrait Party’ packages. Take your birthday girl to the studio with up to six of her friends for a birthday party with a difference. Allie says “The studio is set in such a beautiful location and photography is our passion. Just driving here is a pleasure. The studio space is fantastic and we have it just how we want it. It’s state of the art & cosy all wrapped up into one”. Their super new website: is also up and running and after many years they have completely transformed the style of the site. Take a look, there is sure to be something for everyone.


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NICHE Businesses Update

Tracey Guy has been the owner at Niche Hairdressing for seven years, but times change and Tracey has been in touch to let people know that a couple of old friends have returned to Niche.


racey has been hairdressing for over 23 years specialising in weddings, proms and colours. With her team at Niche they can deliver a range of styles and with many years experience they can suit the hairdressing needs of all the family. Two new stylists have recently returned to Niche. The first, Kayleigh, some of you may know - has returned to Chesterfield having spent some time working aboard. Kayleigh, loves the more contemporary cut and is waiting to transform your style. Lisa, who previously worked at Niche about eight years ago, has returned to Chesterfield from living abroad. Lisa also has over 25 years hairdressing experience so you can be sure you’re in safe hands. Michelle has been at Niche for four years and has 20 years experience, she’s a mother of three so she’s also great with the kids haircuts, knowing that a little patience is all that’s needed to ensure the younger family members look as dapper as their parents. For younger children they have booster seats available and an individual child’s cuts can cost from as little as £2 up to £15 for a child’s cut and blow dry. Tracey has some great offers to tempt you - over the Easter period and throughout April - if you book a cut and blow dry for yourself, they’ll cut the kids hair for FREE! Not just one but up to two kids under ten years old can have their haircut whilst Mum is pampered, three for one ... can’t be bad! Niche are also offering £5 off any other service with a minimum spend of £20 so with this and the kids cuts Niche are helping you to save a few pounds this spring. Finally - they have new opening times, Monday to Thursday 9am to 3pm, Friday 9am to 7pm and Saturday 8:30am to 2pm. Tracey is also happy to accommodate appointments outside of these hours by arrangement. Page 32 •

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How well do you know your town? The Chesterfield Suburban Circular: Godfrey Holmes The Chesterfield Suburban Circular Walk gives you the opportunity to get to know it a little more and from a slightly different perspective.


his pleasant eight mile walk takes you through the suburbs, on a tour which circuits the Crooked Spire keeping it well within your view from a variety of new and interesting angles - passing the canal, railway, parks, rivers, almshouses, wayside shops and wetlands. The walk is the work of Godfrey Holmes – local historian, writer and walk guide. Godfrey explains “I’ve always wanted to invent a walk halfway between The Chesterfield Round Walk (Ramblers’ Association): 34 miles and Arkwright Society Chesterfield Local history Trail: 3 miles (Chesterfield Centre) and various Tourist Information Centre Chesterfield Heritage trails: 1.5 miles. “Also I think suburbs, universally, are neglected and

under appreciated. “The highlights for me are: seeing the Crooked Spire from all sorts of angles, interesting forgotten buildings like Reservoir House, off Hawksley, Brambling House, Hady - with all its history, Eastwood Park, Hasland and two particularly interesting stretches of bypass with fantastic pedestrian bridges.” “The main challenge in developing an interesting and rewarding walk has been that if I’d made the Chesterfield Suburban Circular walk too ‘skinny’, you are on back streets just short of the town centre; yet if you make it too plump, it’s too long – I’m hoping I’ve got it just right!” The walk is divided into nine sections and although Godfrey suggests you start from Tapton Park, it can be started at any point within this circuit. Additionally, it’s been written to be followed in a clockwise direction - but there’s absolutely no reason you can’t complete it the other way round. The pictures opposite show a view of section five Boythorpe to Chatsworth Road and section six, Ashgate Road to

Newbold Road. The pictures show just a few of the items of interest along the walk, Part of JJ Blows, Walton; innovative wrought ironwork along Goytside and the remains of the old Robinsons Mill, tucked away behind Chatsworth Road. The walk leaflet is available to buy for 35p from Godfrey at 35 Tunstall Green, Chesterfield, or by calling 01246-769836 or e-mail godfrey.holmes@ All the funds raised from the sale of the leaflet will, after printing, be donated to Pathways. PATHWAYS is Chesterfield’s Inter-Church Project for homeless young adults, based in a disused public house in Whittington Moor. The scheme is really accessible and draws in all sorts of experts: cooks, footcare, GPs, mental health, rehousing etc… to provide very hands-on support for those individuals without roof or door key. So, if you’d like to discover something new about Chesterfield and see our town from a new perspective, please get in touch with Godfrey for a leaflet and support this local charity.

“I think suburbs, universally, are neglected & under appreciated.”

About Godfrey Holmes Godfrey came to Chesterfield in 1979. A keen historian, since retiring in the Autumn of 2003, he has immersed himself in the history of Derbyshire and in Architecture. An accomplished public speaker, Godfrey gives many talks and lectures on Chesterfield, Matlock, Scarborough, Llandudno and Withernsea and other areas of the country in which he lived before making Chesterfield his home. Godfrey also lectures on truancy and human interaction. If you’re interested in seeing other work by Godfrey please contact him (as above) or look up back issues of Reflections magazine in Chesterfield Library. Page 34 •

JJ Blows - Walton

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New club is all that By Matt Kane


A new jazz club is hoping to bring music to people’s ears when it launches in late May.


hesterfield Jazz opens its doors on Thursday 24 May when award-winning saxophonist Tony Kofi plays at Club Chesterfield on Chester Street, off Chatsworth Road.

Pictures: Clockwise from top Pat Sprakes, Tony Kofi and Wendy Kirkland.

Brampton couple Wendy Kirkland and Pat Sprakes are the brains behind the new project and believe they’ve stumbled on a gap in the market. “There’s a very thriving folk scene in the area but there isn’t anything for jazz,” said Wendy. “We used to play at a couple of places in Chesterfield a few years ago but all that has dried up. A similar thing has happened in Sheffield and it’s really difficult to get a gig in this area. “We know that people in the area like jazz. Every time I’ve sent out a mailing people would ask when we were next playing locally and I had to say that we weren’t.” Pianist and Hammond organist Wendy began her passion for jazz over 15 years ago and, together with guitarist husband Pat, has played at gigs and functions across the UK including at the Edinburgh Festival. It’s this desire to see something different on the local music scene that has prompted them to try and give jazz a voice in S40. “We’re bringing national artists to the area and are aiming to offer something different,” said Wendy. “One of the reasons we’ve asked Tony to kick things off is that he and Pat used to do lots of gigs in Nottingham in the 1990s. “So we know him as a colleague and a friend and he’s a very renowned and popular artist.” Indeed, Tony was named best instrumentalist at the BBC Jazz Awards in 2008 and was nominated for a MOBO in the same year. He will kick off what is hoped will become a monthly fixture at Club Chesterfield. June’s event is already in the calendar and will see one of the UK’s leading jazz guitarists Pat McCarthy – who has played alongside the likes of Jamie Cullum - come to Chester Street. Doors open at 7.45pm with the first performance at 8.30pm. Tickets are priced £7.50 in advance from www., £9 on the door or £5 for under 18s.

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Brampton Courtyard’s Latest Tenant

Des Holmes: Artist

Des Holmes used to occupy a shed in Tupton, but now his shed has moved inside one of the workshops at Brampton Courtyard.


“This was true of me, I worked as a landscape gardener or whatever role was available - it wasn’t until a change of circumstances that I took stock and re-evaluated what I was about. In this transition I enrolled on a life drawing course at Mansfield College. I didn’t know what this was and was quite surprised to find a naked man sitting in the middle of the room at my first lesson, but once the shock had worn off I realised that for the first time in a long long time I was doing what I absolutely wanted to be doing.”

I met up with Des to find out more about his passion for art and life in Brampton Courtyard.

Within 12 months Des had started a Foundation art course with a view to continuing to university, but again circumstances conspired against him. He had, however, reached a turning point. Until this point work and life had taken a pretty standard path, focused on securing an income and very little on passion. “The life painting course was a revelation, it set me back on my life’s path”.

rtist Des Holmes, needed a couple of pictures framing so called in at Brampton Picture Framing. Before long Des and Liam from Brampton Picture Framing were deep in discussion about Des’s work and his need for a space to work. Des now occupies the slot left when Rob Dixon from Igloo Cycles expanded into his new premises on Chatsworth Road. He set out redesigning the workshop to meet his needs and when the shed arrived, Studio 2 became ‘Des’ Shed’.

Des has drawn and sketched from an early age, “I think people with natural ability often overlook what they do best and become blasé about it - families arrive and our priority becomes looking after them, this often involves a career path that’s not our real passion and we do whatever it takes to keep a roof over the family’s head” says Des.

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After the course Des continued his day to day self employment but continued to paint in his spare time. Painting became more important as the kids started to grow up, “in fact, the more I did, the more I needed to do”, says Des. “I was at Tibshelf working in a small attic room at the top of the house, to get away from the hustle and bustle of family life. It was here that I learnt the foundations of art, the basics so to speak.

I learned about art - what’s unique about a painting? Why did the artist approach it this way? What is it about the way they work that makes them an individual?” Des moved to Tupton where he had no attic space so a large shed was erected in the back yard, it was one third of an old school building and had character. It wasn’t long before the shed had doubled in size and had become Des’ bolthole, his man territory into which he’d wile away the small hours working. “If you study how an artist’s work has changed over time you clearly see how the influences from life have affected their work as they progress” comments Des, “this all compounded the thoughts I’d been having about how schools and life are all results focused, yet we only get one life – I started to realise that it’s important to live it how you’d like, to do the things that are important to you and decided to make some changes to my own”. Des moved to Brampton this year. He lives right next to the courtyard so when he took on the space at the courtyard was still able to escape there easily, but found the place didn’t feel right. Result. Reconstruct your shed in the workshop so it feels like home again. “The shed has gone up in the workshop, I’ve had to tweak it here and there but it creates an atmosphere in which I can work” says Des.

the picture – he deconstructed art back to its basic principles. I feel I want to have just a little of Picasso’s understanding”. “In my view to study art you’ve got to study Picasso and understand what he was about, in the same way a serious musician would study Johann Sebastian Bach or Joseph Haydn etc”. If you like Des’ painting then I’m afraid you may be disappointed as he doesn’t sell his work, “I have to keep it, it enables me to see how I’ve progressed and as the pictures are driven by emotion I never know what I’m painting next, it’s not the best way to work if you want to be commercial” says Des. He welcomes people to visit him in his shed at Brampton Courtyard where he’s always happy to discuss art, 11a Old Hall Road. He’s considering pulling his work into a book at some point, allowing him to show how his work has progressed, supported with a gallery exhibition of the original works. To give us a new and different view in S40 Local, Des will also be providing his insights into the work of some famous artists. I don’t know about you, but although I recognise the work of some of the classic artists, I have no idea why I should appreciate them ... perhaps Des can help! If, like Des, you have a hidden passion that you think others would like to know about? Please get in touch and share your story.

Des believes a painting must contain soul, he doesn’t work commercially but is driven by his impetuous nature. When he starts a piece of work it becomes all encompassing and is finished quickly, “my paintings should take six hours not six days, I want to be surprised by the results, I’m not a technical painter, I’m an emotional one driven by the energies around me”.

Who influences Des? “You can’t ignore Picasso. He simply wanted to make a picture that pleased him. He wasn’t interested in what people thought or how commercial it might be. He was ahead of his time, he would paint a picture then another version with just one element changed to see how it affected the mood and feeling of

Quero by Des Holmes

What do you paint? “The subject influences how I work, more recently I’ve been doing landscape work brought about by a simple change, walking the dog! We took on a border collie called Scratch and anyone who has a collie will know how much energy they have. I was finding four hours a day to take Scratch out for a walk. This gives you a lot of time to look at the landscape around you, so the length of the walks started to increase as I took my sketch book out and started on the landscape techniques”.

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The L ife Summer is approaching fast and Flowerhouse will be celebrating by opening up its outside courtyard at the rear of 21 Old Road.


his month Rebecca takes us through just a few of the ideas, thoughts and projects she’s juggling to ensure the business remains fresh and interesting ... this is all in addition to doing the everyday things like weddings, bouquets, funeral flowers, running a cafe and flower arranging courses. “I’m currently working on the design of the outside courtyard. I want it to be a relaxing oasis away

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from the hustle and bustle, somewhere you can unwind with a coffee and a slice of delicious homemade cake. I’m having some furnishings made by Oliver Curley of Curleys Products. Oliver has supplied the outside seating at the Britannia Inn and I’ll be stocking his timber garden furniture, planters and trellises together with some of his wrought iron products”. “Again, to celebrate summer arriving, we’ll be offering afternoon teas including a choice of sandwiches followed by scones with speciality jams or a slice of cake and a pot of tea.” “We’ll also be having all sorts of activities for the kids to keep them entertained. It’s important to keep them occupied - allowing parents to have five minutes with a coffee!! So there will be biscuit decorating sessions and flower and plant workshops for the kids during the school holidays.”

“Something I’m very excited about is our iClub ... I’d like to start a small club that will allow iPhone and iPad users to get together and see how others use their devices, learn from each other and exchange ideas. There are many people out there who have these devices but are not tapping into the full potential of them... me included!!” “One other thing we are keen to introduce is Art Journaling sessions with Dianne Spriggs. Dianne, who’s cards and gift tags we stock, explains that Art Journaling is about pulling together colour, words and images onto a page in any style. The sessions will be fun for adults and children alike”. In short a constantly changing offer at Flowerhouse which keeps Rebecca and her team very busy. If you are interested in any of the sessions on offer, pop in or give Rebecca a call to discuss anything - floral or otherwise it would seem!

Forgive us our trepassers Celebrating the Kinder Scout Mass Trepass On 24 April 2012 it will be 80 years since the mass trespass took place on Kinder Scout, the highest point in the Peak District.


he Right To Roam has not always existed as it does today - giving the general public access to natural areas of uncultivated land such as mountain, moor, heath land and down land. In 1884 James Bryce MP introduced the first bill for freedom to roam, he subsequently did so each year for the next 30 years but it was thrown out each time. The Kinder trespass in 1932 put the campaign for the “freedom to roam” into the public spotlight.

Small concessions and access rights were granted in the intervening years, but it was a further 68 years before the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 (CRoW) was eventually granted. It then took another five years to map the areas affected and CRoW was fully implemented on 31 October 2005. The trespass was a pivotal point in influencing this access and also in the creation of our National Parks, of which the Peak District was the first in 1951. The actual trespass on Kinder Scout was organised by the Lancashire branch of the British Workers’ Sport Federation, unsatisfied by the progress of the ramblers association, they

Ramblers set out on 24 April 1932 (Picture: Courtesy of Willow Publishing)

planned a mass trespass on Kinder Scout. On the day, two groups of ramblers set off for Kinder Scout, one setting off from Bowden Bridge quarry and the second from Edale with some starting from the Snake Inn. The Bowden Bridge group diverted at William Clough up to the Kinder plateau where they were greeted by James Watts of Manchester’s gamekeepers. The ramblers far outnumbered the gamekeepers and after a brief fight, during which one gamekeeper was knocked unconscious, they continued to the plateau at Ashop Head. The group who came up from Hope over Jacob’s Ladder could see the struggle with the

gamekeepers but it wasn’t long before the two groups met on the plateau. Pleased with the result the two groups returned to their respective starting points in high spirits and with a strong sense of achievement.

Centre, Edale. Other speakers will include BBC Radio 2s Mike Harding; Dame Fiona Reynolds, Director General of the National Trust, and Kate Ashbrook, General Secretary of the Open Spaces Society.

On arriving back in Hayfield six ramblers were arrested and subsequently five were charged with unlawful assembly and breach of the peace, sentences of between two and six months finally being given out.

Chairman of the Kinder 80 committee Roly Smith “The 1932 Mass Trespass was an iconic event not only for freedom to roam legislation, finally achieved by the CRoW Act of 2000, but as a catalyst for the creation of our National Parks.

The arrest and resulting publicity helped gel the ramblers and just a few weeks later 10,000 ramblers met in Castleton for an access rally in Winnats Pass. To mark the 80th anniversary, on 24 April at least two children of the imprisoned ramblers will attend the launch of the Kinder 80 Festival at Edale. Harry Rothman, son of trespass leader Benny Rothman, will be

“The Trespass anniversary has become an important date in the outdoor calendar, and many people believe that the sacrifice made 80 years ago by these ramblers should never be forgotten. But importantly we will also be looking forward to what has been achieved on Kinder since then by bodies like the National Trust.” The week of activities includes

David Hey (Quaker Meeting House, Sheffield, 7pm April 26,), and Climbing on Kinder by the BMC’s Martin Kocsis (Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw, 7.30pm April 27). A Trespass-themed ceilidh featuring the Well Dressed Band and local singersongwriter Sally Goldsmith will be held at the Broomhall Centre, Sheffield, on Sunday April 29, and special exhibitions will be staged at the Moorland Visitor Centre, Edale; Castleton Visitor Centre, and at the New Mills Heritage Centre. For a more detailed account of events back in 1932 - ‘The battle For Kinder Scout’ is being launched on the 24 April at Edale, price £9.95 which has lots of new information about the people involved in the 1932 protest. The book (below) will be available from bookshops, online or direct from Willow Publishing.

“a further 68 years passed before the Countryside and Rights of Way Act 2000 was eventually granted.” Picture: Courtesy of Willow Publishing

coming from Wales, along with Jan Gillett from Warwickshire, the son of Tona Gillett, a student who was there to observe the incident but was imprisoned for two months. A week of nearly 30 walks, talks and other events in and around the Peak District is planned. The festival will be launched by author and broadcaster Stuart Maconie at the Moorland

a re-enactment walk on 25 April from Hayfield and Edale by ramblers, some in 1930s gear, from Manchester and Sheffield, who will meet up for a victory celebration. That evening, internationally-renowned photographer John Beatty will give his spectacular Wild Vision audio-visual show at the Hope Valley College, Hope. There will also be talks on the History of Kinder by historian

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‘Stoked’ By Paul Chapman

See picture: For those of you who have no idea what this is, you’re definitely young.


he Sansui SR 222 MkIV is a turntable, record player, deck, phonogram or perhaps even gramophone. Its basic job is to rotate a plastic disc with grooves in it whilst a needle is placed in the groove, this needle vibrates, these vibrations are amplified and then pumped to some speakers. The result - music. In my early teenage years I worked as a Saturday lad in WH Smiths in Nottingham. I didn’t earn much but it was enough to get me to college and leave me a few pounds to buy my own stuff. Like many teenagers I developed a love of music, some might say it was unfortunate that I was an ‘80s teenager so it was all Human League and Kraftwerk for me. I started buying typical low end Hi Fi kit and lusted after the Sansui turntable long before I eventually bought one. It was just so simple. Large and black with only one button, on or off. To change the speed you needed to

remove the turntable mat and change the rubber drive belt from one sized rotor to another. At the end of a record you had to manually lift the arm off the record. No gadgets, no extras, no automation, just a stripped back device designed to do its job as best it could for its price. It took pride of place in my bedroom, fitted with an AudioTechnica moving coil cartridge, fed through my Acoustic Research amplifier and a pair of Mordaunt Short loudspeakers it was as good as it got for me. So why did I love it? There’s probably two parts to this, firstly it has to be the fantastically simple design, elegant to look at and weighty in its design, you really felt like you were getting something for your money. The second reason has to be what it brought with it. Albums. I have a couple of hundred of the black plastic discs, some are albums and many are 12” singles. It was the process of searching out what you liked, buying it, getting it home and dropping it on the deck to see what it sounded like. You actually owned something.

The covers and inner sleeves were read entirely and the lyrics devoured to try and understand what the song was about. They even did coloured discs, fold out covers, limited editions etc, I suppose my most coveted disc must be New Orders Blue Monday complete with its mimic floppy disc cover. A record that cost more to make than it sold for and made little or no profit for the band who ploughed money into the Hacienda nightclub in nearby Manchester. Do we get the same pleasure or interest with a download? I’m not so sure.... Today music is purchased as a string of 1’s and 0’s over the internet, downloaded onto your MP3 or iPod and there’s no physical presence. You can still buy a CD with all the digital perfection it brings with it, but for me vinyl has the edge. It’s analogue and I think I’m an analogue creature, yes these recordings are subject to noise and distortion but that’s all part of the fun. Alas the Sansui is now relegated to the loft and all the music I purchased over the years, stored out of view in a cupboard, and I rebought CD versions of all the music I loved most. There does seem to be a renewed interest in vinyl, it seems people like me want a bit of interest with their purchase ... or perhaps its actually much simpler, they just want ‘something physical’ for their money? After writing this, I feel like dragging the turntable down from the loft. Might as well plug it in and show the kids how the dinosaurs used to listen to music!

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Motor Club Clocks Up 100 Years By Matt Kane

One of the oldest active motor clubs in the country is celebrating 100 years at the wheel by recreating the journey that their predecessors made back in 1912.


he North Derbyshire Motor Club will be marking their centenary year by driving from the Chesterfield Hotel to Ollerton on Tuesday 22 May, finishing the 40-mile trip with a meal at a local pub. Despite being around longer than Formula One the Club refuses to take its foot off the pedal, laying on a number of exciting events throughout the year for its 46-strong membership. Alan Chapman, PR and Promotions Secretary for the Motor Club, explains. “We have trials which are about 30 miles long where drivers can use their own car and have to keep to a set speed. “There are checks throughout and points at which they have

to reach along the journey and if they don’t get there on time they lose points. “The driver who has lost the fewest points at the end of the process wins. We do them on a Sunday morning and usually finish for dinner. “The other thing we do is hire a field, usually in Brimington, and we hire an old car and compete around a set course in and around cones. “One competition is timed so is quite skilful whereas the second one just involves driving around the track as fast as you can.”

Trophies for the trials are awarded for each competition and there are end-of-season titles for champion driver, champion navigator, best novice driver and best novice navigator. There are also field event trophies for both the skill and speed events. But the Club is more than just a haven for car enthusiasts and speed junkies, as Alan explains. “It’s as much about the social side as anything.

Trials are £4 for a car and field days are £2 per event.

“We have a pool championship over three days at the Snooker Centre and do archery, ten-pin bowling, go-karting, darts and dominoes.

So if you’ve watched Top Gear and fancy yourself as the next Stig get yourself along to the North Derbyshire Motor Club.

“We’re hoping to go to at least one works factory visit, hopefully to Morgan or if not MG, later this year.”

“It is really good fun. We get people competing in the trials who are in their seventies and others who are teenagers.

Members meetings are the first Tuesday of each month at The Walton Hotel on St Augustine’s Road at 8.00pm. Membership costs just £8 per person for the year, £10 for a couple and £12 for a family.

“With us all using the same car on the field events you generally find out who is the best driver. “It allows us to compete against one another for some really nice trophies without costing a lot of money.”

For more information contact Alan on 01246 276164.

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Pictures: Clockwise from top left: Start of trial from 1913, taken outside the Station Hotel; Riders in 1917 get ready for a speed trial taken at Hardwick Park; Edgar Shelton in a club motorcycle trial, taken around 1927 at Car Lane Bog, near Baslow; The start of a motorcycle trial, from approx 1932, outside the Beauchief Hotel, Sheffield; Cars at the Colwyn Bay at the end of the 1951 night trial; The 50th Anniversary Dinner, from the Station Hotel; The start of a 1960’s Trial and one of the clubs off-road driving events.

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Charity Call The National figures suggest that about 5% of the population in the UK have Diabetes. It doesn’t only affect older people but an increasing number of young children nationally are being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. It is one of the fastest growing conditions and is classed as a chronic disease.


ocally this suggests that at least 5000 people in North Derbyshire have Diabetes. It is likely that about 1500 people have the condition and are yet to be diagnosed. The number of people not yet diagnosed is increasing, which is very worrying as a lot of damage can be done to the body before diagnosis.

The main symptoms of Diabetes are:

1. Tiredness 2. Thirst 3. Irritability 4. Loss of weight 5. Blurred vision If you have any suspicion of any of these symptoms, get a blood test as soon as possible. Diabetes UK is the charity for people with Diabetes, with a network of over 350 voluntary groups throughout the UK, including Chesterfield and North Derbyshire. The group is based at Chesterfield Royal Hospital and is run by an annually selected committee of volunteers. The group provides support, help, companionship, education and information for people living in this area who have Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes as well as helping others who support people with Diabetes. Page 58 •

They currently have on the committee 11 members, all volunteers and they organise meetings with speakers and all outdoor events. Alan Kirk from the Chesterfield Group explained more. “The Chesterfield and North Derbyshire Voluntary Group run regular meetings. If you are affected by Diabetes and want to get involved the best thing to do is simply turn up to one of our meetings. They are usually held on the second Monday in the Education Centre, adjacent to Car Parks 5 & 6 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Calow at 7.30pm. Meetings are free and open to all – refreshments are available after the meeting. We typically have up to 45 people attending. “It’s for anyone affected by Diabetes, whether newly diagnosed or long term, along with carers, friends or relatives. The social group is important as it helps to educate both diabetics and their carers. Whilst unable to offer any medical advice, we are there to offer support and the opportunity to chat with others with the condition and share experiences which can be very beneficial. “We also help raise money for Diabetes Research throughout the year through donations, collections, market stalls and other events. Last year we donated £5000 to Diabetes UK for use in Research, Careline and Children’s holidays. As well as fundraising, we also attend functions in the area to raise awareness of Diabetes.” Please see the list of future events on this page. If you’d like to go along or require further information please get in touch with Alan Kirk on 01246 233539.

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Business News POOKY Children’s Party Packages Victoria Holmes at POOKY is launching POOKY Birthday Parties with Princess and Pirate Themes for children aged three years plus. Parties will be hosted at POOKY where there is an outdoor area. The shop will be closed while parties are taking place. “We’re offering a complete party, with different packages to choose. The cost will be from £7 per head and you can choose from Princess or Pirate Parties (or a mixture of both). You can choose a craft to do (jewellery making, pirate accessories etc.. ) plus they will play themed games (inside or out depending on the weather). I can offer drinks and cakes and you can choose to have faces painted, gift bags or party favours and the Birthday child will get a present too.

please give me a call on 01246 220345 for more details and to book”. More POOKY News ... All S40 readers can get FREE DELIVERY when they order online at all they have to do is put the code “LOCAL” at the checkout and the delivery fees will be deducted.

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Jon Leeming from Brampton Brewery Club dropped us a note about their latest award. “Firstly, just in case you haven’t heard, I am very pleased to announce that Winter Bock won a Bronze Award in the ‘Champion Premium Strong Beers’ Category at the recent SIBA National Beer Competition, the Gold award winner in this category (Green Devil IPA from Oakham Ales) also went on to take the Gold award as the ‘Supreme Champion’, so our beer was in very good company ! :-). A full list of award winners can be seen here at events”. Thanks for letting us know Jon, might just have to try a pint and see for myself.

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Update from Jon Deny.

Table Tennis in Chesterfield

It appears that Chesterfield is a hotbed of talent for table tennis stars of the future.


ere in S40 we’ve got some young talent emerging and being nourished that may well see them biting the heels of Liam Pitchford, who we’ve featured previously and is now England number 1 at just 18 years old. The rise of the sport in Chesterfield is in large part due to the existence of the Colin Deaton Table Tennis Academy based in Staveley. This is one of the best clubs in the country and regularly produces players of England standard – it was Liam’s first club. In the past most of the good players in the area have naturally been from the area around Staveley. However this is changing - the Holymoorside Table Tennis club has been running for some years now and is a fast flourishing club. It is no coincidence that Walton and Holymoorside school dominated the under 11 tournament. In addition - the Colin Deaton Academy are now making big efforts to complement the good work being done at Holymoorside with coaching in schools in this side of town and have set up a satellite club based at Parkside School. The aim is to maximise participation particularly amongst children. The Derbyshire Table Tennis Schools Tournament is an annual event covering four different age groups, both girls and boys. In 2012 out of the 16 winners and runners up, no less than 6 of them came from the small area in Chesterfield covered by S40 Local. Walton and Holymoorside School dominated the under 11 tournament. Harry Beresford won the boys’ tournament while in the girls’ event the same school provided both

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of the finalists, Jenny Morgan beating Bess Heath. In the under 16 boys final Jake Meikle representing the Home Education Group had to fight all the way in the final against Tim Denby representing Brookfield School. Tim was 2-0 up at one stage but Jake managed to turn it around and finally came out on top 3-2. In the under 16 girls tournament, Emily Kelly of Newbold School was runner up yet again. Emily, from Loundsley Green is unfortunate to be the same age as Isobel Ashley from Barrow Hill who trains with the England Ladies squad. But for this, Emily would surely have won the Derbyshire Tournament by now. Jake, Harry and Jenny are now going forward to represent Derbyshire in the national tournament at Doncaster in May. If you want to get involved, the clubs welcome people of all ages and abilities to the following sessions – you can just turn up on the night: Holymoorside Table Tennis Club. Every Thursday 7:30 to 9pm at Walton Holymoorside School. Colin Deaton Table Tennis Academy - Beginner/ Intermediate Sessions. Every Monday 5:30pm to 7pm at Parkside School Every Tuesday 5pm to 7pm at Springwell School, Staveley General Sessions - Every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday 6:30pm until 9:30pm at Springwell School, Staveley. Pictured: Jenny Morgan (U11 Girls) champion, Bess Heath (U11 Girls runner up), Emily Kelly (U16 Girls finalist), Harry Beresford (U11 Boys champion), Jake Meikle (U16 Boys champion) and Tim Denby (U16 Boys finalist).

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Football We last heard from Brampton Brewery FC (BBFC) in December.


ue to frosty weather, 8 January was the first game of 2012 - a “friendly” against local rivals Boythorpe of Division 7. A typical “derby day” saw BBFC with a 2-1 win - Ant Brown grabbing a brace. Although nice to win against a team in a higher division, the main purpose was to get match fit after the break. The following week - to Grassmoor Sports Reserves saw a 10 goal thriller. Nowak opened the scoring, before Roberts, Brown and Howells netted giving BBFC a comfortable 4-0 half time lead. Grassmoor quickly pulled one back before Brown again replied making it 5-1. This

should have been game over but BBFC were now pinned in their own half with the blustery conditions. The game finished 5-5. It was the only game in Division 8 to survive the weather, but the wind was the deciding factor helping both teams in each half respectively – throwing away a 4 goal lead felt like a BBFC defeat. The snow provided four weeks to reflect on that disappointment, until 19 February against Oxcroft. BBFC had a point to prove – and they proved it as 6-2 winners - Ant Brown bagging a hat trick, Roberts getting 2 and Harden netting 1. 26 February was the Sheffield Wed v Sheffield Utd fixture, so four regulars missed the game against Holmebrook Tavern 2nd XI. An exciting game saw BBFC come from behind twice

to claim all three points in a 3-2 victory. Scorers - Roberts, Sharpe and Ash Harden. 11 March - Clay Cross “Miners and Diners” were the visitors to Calow. An impressive display, especially in the second half, ensured a 5-1 home victory with Roberts, Hirst, Stone and Harden x 2 on the score sheet. Congratulations to Ant Brown for scoring BBFC’s first ever hat trick and to Liam Roberts for being Player of the Month. Manager Dan Nowak says “We’re currently 7 points behind second in the league with a game in hand. We’ve won our last 5 games and scored 21 goals in the process. Hopefully, we can continue our great run of form and bring you news of our final promotion push in the next issue.”

Chesterfield’s Champion Dom Steven’s takes on the London Marathon for Alzheimer’s. You may recognise the name Dom Stevens as Destination Chesterfield Manager, working to uplift the image of Chesterfield.


ut would you also recognise him if he ran past you on his London Marathon training runs on a Sunday morning? Well on the 22 April, his training will be put to the test as he steps out to run the 2012 London Marathon for the Alzheimer’s Society – aiming to raise over £1500 by running the 26.2 miles course. Dom Stevens says, “I decided to run for the Alzheimer’s Society for two reasons, the memories of my grandma and

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the difficulties she experienced with dementia in later life. And we have recently had another close family member diagnosed with Alzheimer’s and we’re coming to terms with not only the effect this has on the individual but the pressures this puts on family and friends. Anything we can do to support research into this condition and support people with dementia and their families is a really worthy cause.” Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive at Alzheimer’s Society, said: “We are delighted Dom’s supporting Alzheimer’s Society. One in three people over 65 will die with dementia. It is a devastating condition and can affect anyone. “As a charity, we rely on the generosity of individuals like Dom to help us continue our vital work.” To sponsor Dom please visit as below or text DOMS77£5 to 70070, web:

Breeze Rides Bike rides for women only

Michelle Meikle is Chesterfield’s Breeze Champion. As Breeze Champion it’s Michelle’s role to get women cycling and to make it fun for them. Breeze rides will take place on the 3rd Sunday of each month starting at 10:45am. Rides will be away from busy roads and the first rides will take place from Holmebrook Valley Park. If you want to take up cycling or are returning and want to build up your confidence this is a great way to do it. Bikes and helmets are available to anyone who needs one so there really is no excuse not to give it a try.

Help for Heroes Charity Ball @ Casa Hotel

Help for Heroes was launched in 2007, to support our wounded servicemen and women. (Reg. charity no. 11290920)

CHARITY BALL CASA HOTEL Champagne reception Four course dinner Entertainment with Michael Moore & Jareth Brownhil (male vocalists) Moonlight entertainment disco Charity auction (sponsored by Bamford’s) & a Fun Casino and Raffle Tickets are £48 or £450 for a table of 10 & can be reserved by calling 07743 885825 or emailing All funds go directly to help for heroes.

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It’s not about supporting the war, but about supporting those people who put their lives on the line for us every day. So What Are We Doing? We are holding a Black Tie Charity Ball in Aid of Help for Heroes, at the Casa Hotel, details shown opposite. So What Can You Do? If you cannot attend the event, maybe you could support us in another way to ensure that we can raise as much as possible to help these deserving men and women and give them help and support when they most need it. We require prizes that can be either raffled or auctioned on the night. All donations will be mentioned in the evening brochure. If you require any further information regarding the event, or you would be willing to help in any way, then please do not hesitate to contact us (details opposite). Lynn & the Girls – supporters of Help for Heroes Event ID 20110927-1281-1099

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10 things to do in the garden

Hopefully winter is behind us and we can start enjoying our gardens again. 1. Repair bare patches in the lawn by sowing grass seed. Sow or turf new lawn areas. 2. Keep an eye out for weeds appearing in your flower beds. 3. Put fertiliser or manure on your flower beds and top up the compost in any pots and tubs. 4. Apply a fertiliser with high nitrogen content on your lawns to encourage strong grass blade growth. 5. Plant clematis, honeysuckle and wisteria.

6. Re-pot house plants that are showing signs of becoming root bound 7. Clean your patio and garden furniture in preparation for sitting outside. (Hopefully) 8. Don’t be tempted to buy tender bedding plants until there is absolutely no risk of frost. 9. Re-paint your shed, decking and pergola when its dry with preservative or stain 10. Secure any rambling and climbing roses.

Thanks to Paul at Ashgate Garden Care.

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Spring is finally here … accompanied by little chocolate bunnies! Will Jackson’s Blog

And it’s about time too if you ask me; winter is far too overrated. Spring is a brilliant season. It makes everything and everyone much perkier and it couldn’t have come soon enough. Albeit arriving at the same time as last year! Let’s hear it for spring, Hoorah! Now I am the first to admit that I am not a morning person and as much as I love my over excited and hungry young children waking me up at a despicable hour each and every morning, the season of spring seems to make the torture of starting the day at such an unearthly hour slightly more palatable. The sunrise is never as far away as it was the week before and I always feel happier that the children won’t run the risk of catching hypothermia when I drag them out for a walk to try and avoid us all from developing some form of cabin fever. Even the dog seems happier, which is saying something because our dog really doesn’t have a clue half the time. And what an exciting couple of months too, March and April are by far the best! Not only is there a vague possibility of warmer weather, premature barbecues and beautiful sunrises all accompanied by birdsong and the sound of lawnmowers, we have Easter to look forward to too! Although, if you took any notice of the Supermarket aisles you could be fooled into thinking that Easter started 8 weeks ago. I am fairly sure that last week they were even selling off Easter eggs at discounted prices. What on earth is that about? What I can tell you is that we are on the edge of bankruptcy after buying Lindt chocolate bunnies every week (for the children of course) since they hopped onto the supermarket shelves in late January. Margo is very good like that; “preparing” as she would call it, or “getting them in”. Aside from her preparation skills, she is also very good at hiding such things within the house away from our daughter’s sticky little mitts; in fact, she hides them so well that even I have no idea where they have been stashed away. Believe it or not, there have been times in the past where the hidden chocolate has never been found again, I would probably go so far as to say that it’s a mystery that Hercule Poirot would probably struggle to solve (and we all know how the Belgians love their chocolate!). Well, I am sure you all have enough to be getting on with (Easter eggs are £1 at the moment you know!) but before I go, I would like to wish you all a Happy Easter and remember to say hello when you pass someone on your many spring morning walks, its nice to be sociable and we don’t do it enough these days. Thank you for reading (as always) and if you would like to read more of this complete and utter nonsense, please take a look at my online blog on my website ... Take care, Will Jackson

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JWM Building Services High quality results Friendly and reliable Public liability insurance Domestic Alterations Problem Diagnosis & Repair Professional Design Service Driveways & Landscaping Excavation & Muck Away Drainage Solutions Mobile: 07837 761543 Office: 01246 200795 Based in the Walton area

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Classifieds Natuzzi Leather Stool: £50

Natuzzi Aurora light brown leather stool. 80cm x 60cm x 35cm high. Call 01246 569208 Somersall

Trestle Table: £20

GARAGE CLEAR OUT Giant 10 Inch Blue Tricycle: £40

Get them started in style on a sturdy tricycle from Giant. AluxX aluminium frame, scooter style wheels with solid tyres, wooden rear deck and adult push bar. Good condition, little use.

Folding Trestle Table 32” wide x 72” long. Extremely substantial ideal for decorating or car booting. Call 01246 224535 Walton

Plasplugs Master Tiler Cutter: £35

Goodmans 27” TV: £30

BEKO Under Unit Freezer: £45

Goodmans 27ins screen TV and stand. Call 01246 236177

M&S Girls Blazer: £15

Girls navy blazer and two white blouses (Tesco) never used. 39ins chest. Call 01246 236177

Riders Hat: £10

Charles and Owen Young Riders Hat. Size 6 1/2. With box. Faded Black but hardly worn. Call 01246 568476 Somersall.

Riders Body Protector: £10

Aerowear Riders zipped Body Protector. Size Junior 2, short, chest 78-84cm. Faded black but otherwise vgc. Call 01246 568476 Somersall.

Jazz Shoes: £9

Black leather split sole jazz shoe. As new. Size 2. Call 01246 568476 Somersall.

Diamond wet wheel tile cutter. Height adjustable wheel guard, one cut action for 22.5° & 45° mitres while work surface & water tray stay flat. High torque geared motor, carry handle, water re-circulation system, cutting guide and calliper locks. Various blades. Used but plenty of life left. Used but been in storage for a while so has to go. Good condition, white.

SE Racing - Floval Flyer: £195

24” wheeled cruiser. Lightweight 6066 Aluminum Floval Tubing, Internally Machined Integrated Head Tube, 3D Forged Dropouts and Cr-Mo Landing Gear Fork. Truvativ cranks etc etc. All in excellent condition with one small mark to top tube. Purchased as a 40th birthday present that simply hasn’t been used. Needs someone to ride it.

Pushchair: Jane £40

Purchased as a second backup buggy which hardly got used. Complete with rain cover, about 5 years old. Was £100 when new from Giraffe.

Contact: Paul on 01246 568519.

White Leather Office Chair: £40

Unused and brand new Modini leather swivel armchair. Cream leather upholstered one piece seat & backrest, heavy duty gas height adjustment, satin/ chrome spider base with castors. Still boxed.

Judo Suit: £6

White Olympus Judo suit, 160 cm - youth/small adult. As new. Call 01246 568476 Somersall.

Integrated fridge: £30

Good condition £30 ono. Call 01246 206675 or 07970437026 Walton.

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Mountfield Petrol Lawnmower 39cm: £120

Brand new unused 39cm cut Mountfield hand propelled petrol mower. Absolutely as new. Call David 01246 568820 Brookside.

RCF Cabinet PA Speakers: £400 OIRO

Pair of RCF ART 310-A 10” compact cabinet PA speakers. Popular and ideal for live sound, playback/monitor or corporate events and presentations. Very good condition as careful occasional use only for village film screenings. Full specification available on request. Call 01246 567118 Brookside.

Adverts for stuff under £100 are free, any item or ‘collection of items’ £100+ are £5, and larger adverts with a picture are price on application.

email: or call: 01246 568 519

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AF PLUMBING AND HEATING Boiler Installations Gas Fires & Cookers Servicing & Breakdowns Landlord Certificates & Gas Safety Checks Bathroom & Shower Installations

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“The Price We Quote Is The Price You Pay” No Hidden Extras

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Radiator covers Shelving Meter cupboards Under stair cupboards Garden Gates etc.

Supply, fitting or repair of locks and locking mechanisms for both UPVC and timber doors/windows.

Insured and all work guaranteed. For a free quote, then please contact Dean.

Tel: 01246 567637 Mob: 07876 352041 Somersby Avenue, Walton

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Dominic Gage Physiotherapist Back and and Neck Neck Pain Pain Back Specialist Specialist Back Care Care Back Rehabilitation Rehabilitation Home Visits Visits Home Appointments Evening Evening Appointments and Weekends Weekends and

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Chatsworth Road Medical Centre Chesterfield Royal Hospital Holme Hall Medical Centre NHS Direct The Surgery @ Wheatbridge Call 111 – when it is less urgent than 999

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Business Cards MD Paving • • • •

Specialists in all aspects of block & natural paving. Decking brickwork landscaping & turfing. Fully insured. Free quotes.

7 Cross St • Chesterfield 01246 209928 or 0797 484 1268


PAINTER & DECORATOR Established 1992

High Quality Interior & Exterior Domestic & Commercial Work Free no obligation estimates

Contact James Bayliss Tel: 01246 205752 Mobile: 0798 5566 246 eMail:

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Ladies • Childrens • Mens 01246 241240 • 07966 521862 Unit 3 South Place Off Beetwell Street Chesterfield S40 1SZ


Houses, chimneys, walls, brick or stonework. Grind out and repoint. Also general building work. For estimates contact: Terry: 01246 208978 or 0771 966 4426 Pete: 0796 259 1264

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Holiday Transfers Airports Ports Coastal Air Condi oned 1 to 6 Seater 01246 569 646 07801 059 721 Somersall Park Road • Walton • Chesterfield S40 3LD

Paul Redfern Painting & Decorating Domestic and Commercial Insurance Work Undertaken Fully Insured Reliable & Recommended 01246 569618 or 0773 436 2551 Based in Holymoorside

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

01246 205006 07904 905617 (Wingerworth based)

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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

• Established over 32 years. • Professional building service from design to completion. • All types of building work carried out. • Member of the Gold Card Scheme. Contact Stewart Gould Call 01246 567 168 Mob 07831 321 393 eMail

greenlawn garden services Complete all year round service • Private & commercial estates Maintenance • Low maintenance gravel gardens Grass & hedges cutting service • Garden tidy ups • Turfing Weed control & lawn teatment • Tree cutting Patio & drives cleaned • Weekly/fortnightly contracts

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01246 568 669 or 07980 142 901 JC Plumbing, Heating & Property Services Parkhall Avenue Walton S42 7LR

Supplying Chesterfield with quality handpicked Koi at affordable prices. Free Koi health advice. Dry goods and pond accessories. Call Jonathan on 0781 118 2417 Pond Design & Landscaping Ltd

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