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no. 34 June 2012 The community magazine for Ashgate, Brampton, Brookside, Holymoorside, Somersall and Walton. Cover: Homo Sapien Oblivia by Liz Linell

Intro Hi and welcome to the June edition of S40 Local.

A busy and exciting month ahead for national events and local celebration. I watched the arrival of the Olympic torch on British soil, another event that I think of as slightly overrated. Then I sit and watch and am struck by the significance of seeing a little piece of our history being made. I have to admit to feeling a slight nervousness having seen the impressive way they’ve previously lit the Olympic torch, burning arrows fired across a crowd etc... and hope that we can pull it off in front of a worldwide audience!

So anyway, we get our own small Olympic event with the arrival of the torch on the 29 June, I’m sure close to the event we’ll be inundated with press coverage, but in the meantime, put it in your diary to watch as the torch bearers make their way up Chatsworth Road, up Walton Road and along to Matlock - culminating in a evening of celebration in Derby City Centre. Sheffield also hosts their evening of celebration on the 25 June, if you’re interested. Earlier in June we’ll be getting our extra holiday and celebrating the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, I know there’s events at our children’s school and there’s a street party here again, it will be interesting to see how the country and local community reacts and look out for the businesses celebrations as many are hosting events. There’s also bike week - 14 to 24 June, an opportunity to get out and ride! I’m riding on the 21 June (longest day), and extend the invitation for you to join me for a local off road ride! 17th June is Father’s Day - don’t forget and as a usual plea please support and buy your gifts and cards from our local businesses. If you’re wondering what the front cover is all about check out page 14 where we cover AIR 12, a project that took place at Chesterfield college. Liz Linell who was part of the project is responsible for the very interesting cover artwork this month. We’ve had some sad news this month, after 26 years St Thomas’ Nursery will be closing at the end of the summer term. I know many of you will have had a relationship with the Nursery over the years, if you’d like to share your memories or messages, please get in touch and we’ll include them in the next edition. I hope you enjoy an exciting June, get involved with the celebrations and we’ll be back with you for the July edition... and two last comments, the first, overheard in a queue recently “it has to be the wettest drought on record” applies to April and you might be pleased to hear that our beech hedge is green so summer might be just around the corner! Until next month. Paul Chapman. Page 2 •

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Until 1 September Chesterfield Museum: 'George Stephenson - his life and legacy' - an exhibition about Chesterfield's most famous Victorian resident. Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery. Open 10am - 4pm, (closed Wednesdays and Sundays) free entry. For details contact the Chesterfield Museum on 01246 345727. 31 May to Jubilee Weekender @ The Tramway Tavern. Celebrate the forthcoming Diamond Jubilee and additional Tuesday 5 June Bank Holiday! One off Brampton Ales plus other guest Jubilee themed beers. Live music on Thursday 31 May night with the 'Tramjam' event (all musicians welcome) and on Monday 4 June night with BB Blackdog playing live. Monday 28 May Awards & Display evening for 2nd Chesterfield Boys' Brigade Company. Come along and see the young people receive the awards and badges gained during the session and get a flavour of what they get up to on a Monday evening. 6:30pm for a 6:45pm start at Storrs Road Methodist Church Centre. Monday 28 May St John’s Church, Walton is Open for You through the week from 8am through to 8pm. Come and find personal space to meet with God. Explore life’s journey so far, and where your path might lead from here. Is it time to explore another route? After all, the journey’s not over yet. Everyone is warmly welcome. Monday 28 May Brampton Living History Group: 'Food and Feast in Tudor England' A talk by Mr M. Dawson. Held in St. Thomas’ Church Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road, at 7.30pm. Admission Charge £1.50. ALL WELCOME. Friday 1 June to Fun Fair in Queen’s Park. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 Tuesday 5 June 345777/8 or visit Friday 1 June Pampered Chef Show @ Storrs Road Methodist Church & Centre: 7.45pm. Come along to your newly refurbished Centre to watch the demonstration, try the innovative kitchen tools, learn to prepare impressive recipes quickly and enjoy the tasty results over tea/coffee. Free admission. Saturday 2 June Chesterfield Cricket: Ticknall. Premier League match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 07790 777483. Sunday 3 June 2012 Jubilee Charity Bowls Challenge: Britannia Bowls Club. Hosted at the Britannia Bowling green behind the Britannia pub the three clubs Britannia, Robinsons and Boythorpe will take place in a challenge event including 72 players. Hog Roast available and funds in aid of Ashgate Hospice. Trophy donated by the Walton & West Community Forum. For details contact Howard Borrell on 01246 221400. Sunday 3 June The BIG Church Jubilee Lunch. 12.30pm to 3.00pm St John’s Church, Walton. Everyone is warmly welcome to this community celebration. For more information and to book a place contact the Church Office on 01246 566205; email or check out the web Sunday 3 June Jubilee Picnic at St Thomas' Church and Centre, bring your own picnic and join us 1-4pm for the fun. Sunday 3 June Sunday 3 June Sunday 3 June Monday 4 June

The Jubilee Big Lunch is set for Sunday at 1pm in The Gospel Mission yard. Any neighbours on Old Road or adjoining roads are invited. Please contact Tina 01246 557719 for more details if interested in joining in the fun and celebrating the Diamond Jubilee. The Jubilee Big Lunch at Loundsley Green Community Centre, Cuttholme Road. Bring a packed lunch and celebrate the Diamond Jubilee with friends and family. Drinks provided. Brampton Manor's 8th Hog Roast. 10 band line up from 12 noon till late. Inflatables for children, all welcome. Brampton Manor: Jubilee Duathlon & Fun Day. Individual or team entries. 2 mile run, 12 mile cycle and 2 mile run. £10 entry fee including tea and cake, showers available. Virtual mini Olympic Cycling

challenge in aid of Ashgate Hospice. Mini sports, bouncy castle, tug of war, bands and BBQ. 80’s revival from 3:30pm with Donna Ramsdale and 80’s disco. Monday 4 June Monday 4 June Monday 4 June Monday 4 June Tuesday 5 June Tuesday 5 June Wednesday 6 June

Jubilee Procession of Witness (Whit Walk). The Brampton Procession of churches with banners and tableaux begins at the junction of Chatsworth Rd and Old Road near The Gospel Mission yard at 9.15am . Please turn out to support or to walk into town to join the main Procession. Contact Tina on 01246 557719. Chesterfield Cricket: Eckington & Alfreton/Ticknall. Cockspur T20 match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 07790 777483. Spring Bank Holiday Market & Table Top Sale. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit ‘Crooked Spire’ Church Open Day and Tower Tour. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit Brampton Manor: Royal Courtyard Splash Party. 2pm till late. Beach bar and Jubilee cocktails, Courtyard BBQ, kids entertainer, Bands and Aqua Splash. Chesterfield & District Family History Society: Research evening on how to grow your family tree. Meet at 7:30pm at St Hugh's Roman Catholic Church, Littlemoor, Chesterfield. Non members welcome, small charge to cover refreshments. For details call Marion Yeldham on 01246 274535. Holymoorside Horticultural Society: A talk by Sarah Grant - Heeley City Farm. 8pm at the United Reformed Church Meeting Room, Holymoorside. Visitors are always welcome at our meetings. For details contact Peter Forrow (Chairman) 01246 568000.

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What’s On Thursday 7 June Saturday 9 June Saturday 9 June Saturday 9 June Saturday 9 to Saturday 30 June Sunday 10 June Tuesday 12 June Tuesday 12 June Thursday 14 June

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Meet a Victorian Engineer - special event @ Chesterfield Museum & Art Gallery. Discover the engineering developments of the 19th century. All events and exhibitions are free. For details contact the Chesterfield Museum on 01246 345727. Chesterfield Cricket: Rolls Royce. Premier League match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 07790 777483. Elton John Concert - B2Net Stadium. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit Regular Lecture: Armarna Letters by Ray Aspden, a Hittite expert. Library Lecture Theatre starting at 1.30pm. Organised by the Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt. Exhibition@ Created Gallery: Meandering through the Seasons. An exhibition by mosaic artist Kate Pheasey. Created Gallery, 420 Chatworth Road. 'The Way' at Walton Evangelical Church: 3pm ‐ 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. The work of a Magistrate - Part 2. Chesterfield and District Civic Society talk by David Sobczak JP. 7:30pm at the Eyre Chapel Newbold. Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information. Lilypad Jubilee Open Evening: 6pm to 9pm at Lilypad at 288 Chatsworth Road. Check out the latest stock whilst enjoying a glass of wine and some chocolates. Singing for the Brain St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane 2pm to 4pm. Anyone with dementia or any similar condition is very welcome to come along with their carers and enjoy an afternoon of tea, cake, song, chat and fun. Staff from Alzheimer's Society on hand for advice. Contact the Alzheimer's society on 01246 223366. Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild. 7pm in the Winding Wheel. Speaker, Matthew Beardsall "Running Coast to Coast". Contact the Secretary on 01246 455110 for further details. Messy Church 'Go For Gold' at Storrs Road Methodist Church Centre. 3pm to 5.30pm. An afternoon of fun and games, crafts, food and a short worship session. All welcome (young and old!) Children must be accompanied. Booking by 12th June call 01246 274021 or email Arts Festival: Desert Island Dickens! Holymoorside Village Hall 7:30pm. A fun revue of words and music - devised, written and performed by local people. £6 (£2 under 16) Book: 01246 567118 or visit www. “When the North Wind Blows - Age if Hittite contact with Egypt” An afternoon with TV personality, author and Egyptologist David Rohl. To be held in the Chesterfield Library Theatre commencing 1:30pm. Please call 01246 276771 or 0114 2581856 for further information and / or to book a place for the event. Organised by the Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt. Arts Festival: Celebration Concert St. John's Church, Walton 7.30pm.  A thrilling evening of music with Harlequin Brass, MusicWork Vocal Ensemble and flute/guitar trio Katy Strudwick, Steve Marsh & Nichola Dinnigan.   £9 Adults (£2 under 16) To book Tel: 01246 567118 or visit  Harlequin Arts Family Workshop - Mini Masterpieces. Feeling creative? Then head down to Harlequin Arts at Brampton Courtyard. Suitable for those with children aged 6-11. £8 per child. 10am-12pm. Also available for creative children’s & adult parties. Details on or Karen on 07980039647. CHESTERFIELD GOLF CLUB: OPEN DAY. Come down and take a look around our excellent course and facilities. Have a drink and a chat with the team in the clubhouse and ask any questions you may have. Then spend some time with our Professional on the practice ground. See page 49. FATHER’S DAY. BIKE WEEK - Cycle Chic Sheffield. Join cyclists in Sheffield, dress to impress vintage style. Gentle ride on quiet roads and off road paths (7 miles). Meet at Endcliffe Park Cafe at 11am. www.sheffieldcyclechic. Worship4All at Storrs Road Methodist Church at 10:45am The Worship Group will be singing before and after the service. Coffee will be served afterwards. Church Fete @ St Peter and St Paul, Old Brampton. 2pm to 4:30pm on the Glebe Field below the Church with ample parking. There will be various stalls plus activities for Fathers’ Day, Holymoorside Brass Band and refreshments. Everyone welcome.

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What’s On Sunday 17 June Sunday 17 June Monday 18 June Wednesday 20 June Thursday 21 June

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Chesterfield Community 5k Run (10am) and Fun Run (11am). Runners will be taken by bus to the starting point at Sheepbridge Industrial Estate and the finishing point is the b2net Stadium. There will also be a fun run around the Stadium for children. For more information please visit: Race for Life Details call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre 01246 345777/8 or visit www. Diabetes UK - Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Voluntary Group. INTERPRETING YOUR TEST RESULTS Speaker: Dr Paul Masters – Consultant Chemical Pathologist. The Education Centre, adjacent to Car Parks 5 & 6 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Calow at 7.30pm. Meetings free to all. Alan Kirk on 01246 233539. BIKE WEEK - Hipper Valley Trail. Join Chesterfield Cycle Campaign on an evening cycle ride along the Hipper Valley Trail on Wednesday 20th June to celebrate the signing of the first route of the Chesterfield Cycle Network. The ride will leave from outside the Queen’s Park cafe at 7.00pm to go to Somersall Park and return. You can join in at any point en route of course. BIKE WEEK - S40 Longest Day: Shortest Ride. Come and ride with me, Paul S40 Local editor, as I do an off road loop to Linacre Reservoir, over to Holy moor and back through Cat Holes before (possibly if the weather is good enough) stopping at a pub in Holymoorside. Enjoy Bike Week - ride won’t be fast so come and join us. Ride will leave Somersall Park Car Park at 6:30pm sharp. 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 details please contact the Fairplay office on 01246 203963. Chesterfield Jazz Club: Pat McCarthy – World class UK guitarist who has worked with Jamie Cullum – www. Chesterfield Jazz Club, Chester Street, Chesterfield S40 1DL. Tickets available call 07764 587 258 / 07980 491 048 or online at Harlequin Arts Adult Creative Workshop - Bookmaking. Feeling creative? Head down to Harlequin Arts at Brampton Courtyard @ 10am -12pm. Workshops £20pp. or call Karen on 07980039647. Arts Festival: Mills & Chimneys Folk Band  Holymoorside Village Hall  8.00pm. Award-winning Derbyshire group.  £9 Adults (£2 under 16) To book Tel: 01246 567118 or visit  BIKE WEEK - Pie & Pea Supper. Organised by the Chesterfield Cycle Campaign, enjoy the company of other cyclists and eat some Pie and Peas at the Olde House. Leave 6:30pm from the town hall for 7:30pm at the Olde House. A Night at the Movies' - The Ireland Colliery Chesterfield Brass Band will be playing at 7pm at Chesterfield Miners Welfare, Chester Street. Tickets £5 each to include Special Ticket prize. Ticket information 01246 204418 / 01246 554386 or at the venue on the evening. Transition Chesterfield: Celebrating our first four years. Come along and say hello over tea and cake, let us know how you think we’re doing, maybe you’d like to join in or there’s a project or idea we might be able to help you with. Friends Meeting House, 27 Ashgate Road, 2pm to 3:30pm (to be followed by our AGM). For details email: or call 01246 566598. Charity Day at the Terminus Bowling Club. Chatsworth Road (opposite Brookfield School). Chocolate Charity Challenge with prizes. 1 pm to 5 pm. £5 to include refreshments. Come and enjoy the event Proceeds to Ashgate Hospice. Details from the Secretary: 01246 563888. Please wear flat shoes. The Chesterfield Art Club Art Exhibition. Large exhibition of work from over 40 club members. A wide variety of subjects in a range of different media and styles. 10am to 5pm Rowsley village Hall, School Lane, Rowsley, DE4 2EE. Free admission and refreshments available. Further information contact Terry on 01246 416565. Chesterfield Cricket: Denby. Premier League match at Queen's Park. Contact Mike Taylor on 07790 777483.

Saturday 23 June Rag Rug Workshop (Traditional Proddy Style): Learn how to make a traditional rag rug made from clippings of old rags prodded into a hessian backcloth. A one day workshop, 10am-4pm cost: £23 at the Art Room Barlow.For details contact Rachael Rastrick on 01246 566989 or 07986 511707 or email rachael. Saturday 23 June Arts Festival: Desert Island Dickens! Holymoorside Village Hall 7.30pm. A fun revue of words and music - devised, written and performed by local people. £6 (£2 under 16) To book Tel: 01246 567118 or visit www. Saturday 23 June Ashgate Hospice Midnight Walk. This is a ladies only 13 mile sponsored walk that starts at Midnight from Cliffe Park in Dronfield and goes to the Hospice and back, also 6.5 mile option. To register or to find out more please visit the Ashgate Hospice website or call the Fundraising Team on 01246 567250. Sunday 24 June ALFIE: Book Launch. Join Arabella Star*, Alfie and all his Derbyshire friends at the launch party at Frederick’s Cafe and Gelateria in Queen’s Park between 1pm and 5pm. Each book sold is helping raise funds for Ashgate Hospice, Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice and the Julie Frederick’s Memorial fund. A fun time with characters from Arabella’s stories, children’s face painting and free gifts for the children. Page 8 •

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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. Sunday 24 June Arts Festival: Jazz Supper Party Holymoorside Village Hall  7.00pm.  Book a table with friends to enjoy good company and great music - the sultry voice of Karen Lake with Impressions Quintet. Tickets £9. To book tel: 01246 567118 or visit Monday 25 June Brampton Living History Group: 'Tudor Cosmetics' A talk by Mrs M. Taylor. Held in St. Thomas’ Church Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road, at 7.30pm. Admission Charge £1.50. ALL WELCOME. Thursday 28 June Songs of Praise St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane 2pm to 3.30pm. Did you grow up going to Sunday school? Come and join us for tea, song and chat at our simple worship afternoon.  Everyone is welcome including anyone with dementia or similar condition and their carers. Call Rachel on 01246 271313. Friday 29 June Olympic Torch Relay passing through Chesterfield. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit Friday 29 June Open Air Theatre ‘Romeo and Juliet’ at Creswell Crags. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit Friday 29 June Martin Stephenson & Helen McCookerybook: Eyre Chapel, Newbold Rd. Martin Stephenson is a gifted singer, songwriter, musician & performer, who in the '80's found considerable fame and critical acclaim with his band The Daintees. Limited tickets - Visit: Saturday 30 June Chesterfield Canal Festival. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 to Sunday 1 July 345777/8 or visit Saturday 30 June Chatsworth Road Festival: Last day to get forms in to ensure inclusion in the printed guide. See page 34. Saturday 30 June URC Holymoorside present a concert by Holymoorside Choral Society at 7:30pm for their 150th Anniversary, called “Let’s Celebrate”. Tickets to incl. refreshments are £5 from (01246) 568546 or 566109. Saturday 30 June Meet a Medieval Dyer - special event @ Revolution House, Old Whittington. Discover how clothes were dyed in medieval times. Part of the Whittington Gala Day. The Chesterfield Museum on 01246 345727.

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Saturday 30 June Family Fun Day @ Queens Park. 12 noon to 6pm. Activities include a climbing wall, NEOS, 5-a-side football competition, face painting, magician, local community organisations, fire, police and lots more! Live music. Organised by churches in Chesterfield. Details call Janet Ayres on 01246 231002 or email office@ Sunday 1 July Chesterfield Cricket: Derbyshire Academy. Premier Cup match at Queen's Park. Call Mike Taylor 07790 777483. Sunday 1 July The Way’ at Walton Evangelical Church: 3:pm to 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. Tuesday 3 July POOKY: LATE Night. An opportunity to shop at Pooky - a special night with great discounts, offers , goody bags (offers from various local businesses) and wine and nibbles. 6pm to 8pm at 286 Chatsworth Road. Tuesday 3 July Chesterfield & District Family History Society: WIthin sight of the Gibbet - a talk by Ian Morgan. Meet at 7:30pm at St Hugh's Roman Catholic Church, Littlemoor, Chesterfield. Non members welcome, small charge to cover refreshments. For details call Marion Yeldham on 01246 274535. Wednesday 4 Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Visit to Heeley City Farm. 8pm at the United Reformed Church July Meeting Room, Holymoorside. Visitors are always welcome at our meetings. For details contact Trevor Gee on 01246 569059. Friday 6 July Parkinson's UK Chesterfield & District Branch: Brampton Community Band in concert at St. John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane. 7.30pm Tickets £6.00 incl. refreshments. Details & tickets - Anne Thompson on 01246 566448. Saturday 7 July Brampton Food Market: St Thomas' Church Centre, St Thomas' Church, Chatsworth Rd. 10am to 2pm. Saturday 7 July

Holymoorside Choral Society present “Let’s Celebrate” at the Whitworth Centre, Darley Dale at 7:30pm. Our salute to the Jubilee and the Olympics with songs that inspire from around the world. Guest artists; Cestrefeld Consortium. Tickets (including refreshments) £8, children under 12 free; please call o1246 208634. Saturday 7 July Harlequin Arts Family Workshop - Olympic Inspired 3D Modelling. Feeling creative? Head down to Harlequin Arts at Brampton Courtyard. Suitable for those with children aged 6-11. £10 per child. 10am-12pm. Also available for creative children’s & adult party bookings. Details on or phone Karen on 07980039647. Sunday 8 July The 4th Inkerman Buzz: 11am to 3pm at the Inkerman Park, between Ashgate Road and Brampton Manor. Many of the favourite exhibitors plus some new ones! Try the new playground! Second 'Inkerman Dog Show - bring your dog for a fun competition. Sustainability, woodworking, local produce & crafts, refreshments from Maxine's mobile wood fired pizza oven. No car parking - walk, cycle or use public transport. Chesterfield Cycle Campaign will be on hand for cyclist advice. Details from 07834 838076 or see also Monday 9 July Diabetes UK - Chesterfield & North Derbyshire Voluntary Group. Licences, insurance & other advice. Speaker: Nikki Joule – Diabetes UK. 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. Call Alan Kirk on 01246 233539. Tuesday 10 July Update on Planning in North East Derbyshire. Chesterfield and District Civic Society talk by Adrian Kirkham. 7.30pm at the Eyre Chapel Newbold. Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information. Tuesday 10 July Open Air Theatre ‘Julius Caesar’ in Queen’s Park provisional date. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit Thursday 12 July Singing for the Brain St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane 2pm to 4pm. Anyone with dementia or any similar condition is very welcome to come along with their carers and enjoy an afternoon of tea, cake, song, chat and fun. Staff from Alzheimer's Society will be on hand for advice. Details contact the Alzheimer's Society on 01246 223366. Thursday 12 July Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild. 7pm at the Winding Wheel. 65th Birthday Party. Contact the Secretary on 01246 455110 for further details. Friday 13 July Harlequin Arts Adult Creative Workshop - Dazzling Decopatch. Workshops cost £20 pp & are from 10am to 12pm. Further details on or phone Karen on 07980039647. Saturday 14 July Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Summer Show. Held in the Holymoorside Village Hall. 2:30pm to 4:30pm. For details contact Trevor Gee (Secretary) 01246 569059. Saturday 14 July Loundsley Green Gala Weekend. This will consist of a fun day on the Saturday (10am - 4pm ), a barn dance to Sunday 15 July on the Saturday night and the inaugural Loundsley Green Olympics Sports Day on the Sunday. Sunday 15 July Chesterfield Cricket: Derbyshire v Unicorns. CB 40 match at Queen's Park. Call Mike Taylor 07790 777483.

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AIR 12

Chesterfield College

Georgia Peskett invited me to an exhibition of her work recently at the Dome - a large performance space at Chesterfield College. The exhibition consisted not only of Georgia’s work but also that of three other artists. What linked them all was AIR!!

College and it’s been an incredible success. The benefits for the college are twofold. We are supporting artists by offering them space and a budget for materials. By having artists in residence our students can understand, through discussion, workshops and observation, the realities of working as a practising artist and how this could be something they could achieve.”

IR 12 or ‘Artists in Residence 12’ is Chesterfield’s arm of AA2A (acronym city here we come) which is Artists Access to Art colleges, a national set of schemes to provide visual artists and designer makers with the opportunity to undertake research or realise a project, using workshop and supporting spaces in fine art and design departments of Higher and Further Education institutions. This gives participating artists and makers the opportunity to use equipment which otherwise might not be available to them, and benefits the institution by bringing in new ideas and techniques.

The artists gave me a little insight into them and their time with the AIR project.


This year 32 colleges in England are hosting AA2A schemes and AIR 12 in Chesterfield has made four artists - Georgia Peskett, Vicki Johnson, Liz Linell and Kate Sully their Artists In Residence. I spoke with Sharlaine Fincham (Artist-inResidence co-ordinator at Chesterfield College) to see what the project means for the college and what benefit it brings, “It is the first time we have run the AA2A scheme at Chesterfield

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The four artists involved vary enormously in their subject and media used, Georgia a more traditional painter, Vicki using large textile prints, Liz painting directly on large expanses of timber (below) and Kate with her delicate 3D textile landscapes.

Although the exhibition is complete, these local artists can often be seen exhibiting in and around Derbyshire. Included on these pages are photographs taken of some of their finished work whilst at college and you can find out more about them via their websites (listed below). Liz Linell Vicki Johnson Kate Sully Georgia Peskett

The scheme will be running again next year so if you are interested in getting involved please contact Sharlaine through the college.

“Born in Sussex, brought up in London, educated in Bristol, I left school at sixteen to learn Italian, bookbinding and painting, in Florence. After art school in London and training to teach art and English in Manchester, I lived in Sri Lanka, married, and was so busy with children it was years before I tried my hand at art again. By this time living in Devon I started a glass painting business which led to a commission for the windows in St Luke’s Hospice chapel in Plymouth. Family matters brought me to Chesterfield in 2005 where I learned Chinese brush painting - something I had long wanted to try. I am currently working in pastel, acrylic, glass paint and ink on large chipboard panels which inspire their own urban/fantasy scenes.”

“Using a wide range of materials and techniques my work explores how it is possible to be both seduced and revulsed by the beauty and colour that exists within images that are often dangerous and deadly. Recently I have been using images digitally printed onto fabrics which are then quilted and stitched to make both 2D and more sculptural artworks.”

“In the past four years I have exhibited and sold at the Great Sheffield Art Show, the Sheffield Botanic Gardens, Chesterfield Arts Society, and won their prize for mixed media in 2010 and the Chesterfield Open Arts prize for 2009. I have participated twice in Derbyshire Open Arts - exhibiting and running open workshops at Via Gellia Mill, Bonsall, and I also ran a one day workshop for Ashby Art club using chipboard this year (see my website). I am currently designing and painting a series of humorous pictures of ‘Things’ sayings, for prints and cards (under the name of Huza, accessible via my website). Two galleries in Chesterfield have had exhibitions of my work, and I have been invited to hold a onewoman exhibition next Spring. I hope to have my AA2A mural finished by then so I can exhibit that too.” Please mention S40 Local • Page 15

“Through the range of different applications for my design work from freelance digital print design, working as a designer maker for interior products and print making, the influences for my work are diverse. Taking inspiration from everyday objects to catwalk shows I am always on the lookout for interesting patterns and textures to inform my work.

“Though my practice working with surface pattern the strengths, weaknesses and relationships between traditional screen printing and digital printing is something I would like to explore further. I currently work with both processes separately and plan to use this opportunity to combine my knowledge and influences, exploring new ways of working using the different processes corroboratively.

“I have a particular interest in applied textile design and experience working with lighting. The residency has been an opportunity to develop experimental samples for use in bespoke lighting applications to form the basis of an exhibition of new work. I’ve also generated a broader range of samples and ideas for combining the different processes for use in future collections.” Page 16 •

“I wanted to use this unique opportunity as artist-in-residence to build a body of prints, using both Intaglio and monoprinting techniques, using the information I gather about the college environment. I’ve visited different departments and my reference material has included photos and studies of the college buildings and the workings of the building. I aimed to convey the diverse nature of the study environment and to compose the finished works into a show. “My work focuses on the details of the ‘everyday’ world and it’s been exciting to see what images may be arrived at within this new framework. “I’ve created a coherent body of prints, paintings, photographs and studies of the college and its working day, using everything that could be visually workable. “Interaction from the students at the college has aided this project as its evolved.”

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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 to -10:30am and Thurs 5pm to 5:45pm. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit

Monday Mornings

Tots Café at St Thomas Centre, an informal get together for parents/carers. Contact 01246 279916 for more information.


Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit www.


William Rhodes Primary and Nursery School Community Choir: Every Monday 3:30pm to 4:30pm, our 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: Meet at Brampton Moor Methodist Church, starting 6pm. Contact the Brownie guider on 01246 272678 for further details.


Linedancing (Intermediates): 1pm to 2:45pm 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: 8pm to 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


Tramway Tavern: Weekly General Knowledge Quiz at the Tramway Tavern on Chatsworth Road. Every Monday from 9pm. 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. or 01246 566691/ 568745

3rd Monday

Guide Dogs Chesterfield. Meet 7:30pm every 3rd Monday at The Rose and Crown, 104 Old Road S40 2QT. We welcome new volunteers. For further information please contact Gabbie Pattison on 07525 248740 (email: or via Facebook - Guide Dogs Chesterfield).

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

Tuesday & Wednesday

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.


Cycle rides for the retired with Chesterfield Spire Cycle Club: meet Queen's Park Sports Centre at 9:30am every Tuesday and Thursday (dependent on weather). Slow easy pace, good company, visits to cafes. Our pace is of the slowest, we wait for everyone. Call Dave Scrivener on 01246 455525 or turn up.


Knit and Natter: 10am to 12:30pm at St Thomas Centre. An informal gathering for people who enjoy doing craft together. All ages, all abilities. Ring 01246 279916 for more information.


Progressive Whist Drive: Holymoorside Community Centre. Starts at 2pm till 4pm. £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.


The Olive Branch ‘Drop In’: Brampton Moor Methodist Church, Chatsworth Road. Every Tuesday 10am to 1:30pm. Refreshments available. All welcome.


Tuesday Worship: St John’s Church, Walton Back Lane. 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).

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Regular Events Tuesday

Chesterfield Garland/Clog Dancers: 7:30pm to 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 visit


Chesterfield Film Makers: if you’re interested in making videos. Walton Village Centre, 7.30 for 7.45 pm. For more details phone 01246 277349 or visit


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.


Linedancing (Improvers): 3pm - 4:15pm, Brampton Manor, Brampton. Members FREE, Non-Members £4.50  Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053.


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

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.

Every Tuesday (Term Time)

Dance yourself Fit at The Parish Centre 91 Sheffield Road Stonegravels 7pm to 8pm. Cost £3 per session. Come and get that feel good factor. Small friendly group. New members welcome. Contact Debbie on 01246 209045.

Alternate Tuesdays

Freehand Writers Group: Meets alternate Tuesday eve at Brampton Manor. We are an informal group of people who all share an interest in writing. New members welcome. For details email freehandgroup@ or website or call Dawn on 01246 569705.

Alternate Tuesdays

Bible Study Group: 7pm at the Gospel Mission Congregational Church. Contact Tina: 01246 557719.

2nd Tuesday

Holymoorside Women's Institute: 2pm 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

Chesterfield Cycle Campaign: Meetings 7pm at the Town Hall. Contact Alastair on 01246 520820.

3rd Tuesday

Chesterfield & District Vegetable and Fruit Growers: 7:30pm at the 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

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 £4.50 Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053.


Brampton Social & Activities Group - 10am to 12:30pm. 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, welcoming group. Any crafting goes such as papercraft, embroidery, knitting, sewing, drawing etc just bring your current project. Contact: Cynthia on 01246 569103. Please note: No meetings in June, July or August as we have a summer break. Meetings recommence on Wednesday 5th September, at 2pm.


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 - 7:15 - 9pm. We are a nonperforming choir who sing for enjoyment. No need to be able to read music. Contact Helen on 01246 237937 or

1st Wednesday

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 Wednesday

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 Wednesday

Fairplay Charity Coffee Morning: (Not August) 10am to 12noon, Fairplay Centre, Chesterfield. Enjoy a slice of cake and 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

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Regular Events 3rd Wednesday

Chesterfield Fairtrade Group: 6.30pm in Chesterfield Town Hall. New members always welcome to help with events or attend meetings connected to promoting Fairtrade. Contact Jenie Lismore on 01246 455178 or Wendy Blunt on 01246 345308.

4th Wednesday

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 Wednesday

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 Wednesday

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


Chesterfield Flea Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit www.


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. For details visit, email: or call: 01246 236805.


Beginners/Novices Linedance Class: 7pm to 8:30pm. £5 entry. 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 7:15pm until 9.30pm. We put on four concerts & a choral day each year. Come & join us. Call Barbara on 07763 142 383


Holymoorside Choral Society: practice in Holymoorside from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. 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)

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

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

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

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

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

3rd Thursday

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

Last Thursday

MES AMIS - Book Club: 7:30pm at Mes Amis, 420 Chatsworth Road. Call for details & the book title. £2.50 includes a hot drink and chocolate. Wine available. Everyone welcome. Call 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. Call the Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit

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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. Email: 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 7:30 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. Call Tim Sadler on 01246 277325 or

Saturday Mornings

Chesterfield Town Football Club's Girls Section. Training is every Saturday Morning at Highfield Park, Newbold S41 7DF at 10am. Girls should be of current Primary School age. The contact is Tim Sadler 01246 277325 or


Chesterfield Market: Call the Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit www.

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 10am. Call Tim on 01246 277325.

Sunday (2nd & 4th)

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

Every 3rd Sunday

British Cycling Breeze ride for women only: Loundsley Green Community Centre at 10:45am 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.

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Created: Featured Artist

Jo Clark

This month our featured artist is animal lover, Jo Clark. One of our newest makers, Jo studied Illustration at Cambridge School of Art and lives in Cambridge with her


Kate Pheasey

cat Daisy. Jo’s designs are hand drawn illustrations inspired by her garden and the creatures who live in it. We have Jo’s cards and prints at Created.

Also visit us to see ‘Meandering through the Seasons’ an exhibition by mosaic artist Kate Pheasey. Created Gallery, 420 Chatworth Rd.

Brampton Manor Becomes One of Two Hubs It was a rainy day in April, but Brampton Manor Sports Club was bustling with bright young athletes. The assembled bunch - just a few of the county’s young athletes already benefiting from the Derbyshire Institute of Sport (DIS) funding.


erbyshire Sport is co-ordinating the programme which has been set up and funded by Derby City Council, Derbyshire County Council and the University of Derby. The three year project has funds of £250k per annum and is in the first 12 months of development. The DIS programme will focus on seven performance sports - Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Golf, Hockey, Swimming, Table Tennis and the development sports - Cycling, Netball, Sailing and Squash. It is hoped around 80 to 100 athletes will be supported by the DIS. Brampton Manor has a key role to play as Hub for the DIS, alongside the University of Derby - in making their facilities available to athletes in the immediate area. You may wonder why sports like Football, Rugby and Cricket aren’t on the list - this is due to the level of support these sports already get. Academies and other structures are already in place, so they don’t need the level of additional support the selected sports above need. Excitingly, there’s been talk of a velodrome opening at Pride Park (scheduled early 2014, although I did hear today that this might be under threat),

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but that would be a great boost to our local cycling talent identified via the DIS programme. Already on board are two highly commended and professional trainers - Andy Wood, Performance Manager and Nick Ward, Strength and Conditioning for DIS. Andy, with over 30 years’ professional coaching experience, is a former professional UK badminton player and became a professional coach following a serious spinal injury. Andy has worked at the highest levels and campaigned for and successfully implemented the international Sports/Badminton Centre at Loughborough, the UK’s top university for sport. As Director of Badminton at Loughborough University, Andy has worked across the world for the International Olympic Committee and the Badminton World Federation as a development technician. Appointed Great Britain Olympic Head Coach and Team Manager, Andy coached and nurtured a variety of high profile international players and led Team GB to success at three different Olympics: Sydney 2000, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 and numerous World Championships, bringing home Gold. Andy commented “through play I’ve recognised the problems caused by incorrect training. The correct training programme concentrates on preparing the body for the demands that the relevant sport will make on it, not all sports have the same requirements”.

Nick Ward has many years experience managing and delivering sport science support and strength and conditioning coaching to professional, elite, and development, university based athletes. Having worked with Bobsleigh Canada Skeleton, Durham University, Hartlepool United, Sheffield Eagles, plus various others Nick’s passionate about the art of strength and conditioning. The DIS role is a perfect fit as Nick is currently looking at the role of movement and strength training on young people and its impact on motor skill development and health. Nick commented that “young people are exactly that - young. It’s so important to recognise this in any training programme and young athletes need a programme designed and developed around them only which is unique to their requirements, age and sport.” Enough talk about delivering the programme, what about those who’ll be on the receiving end? Two athletes explained their feelings on

the DIS: Ellie Koyander (pictured, and yes it is the right way round!) was born into a skiing family and doesn’t remember learning to ski! She started when she was 1 year 9 months old whilst away on a family holiday in Italy. Her earliest memory of skiing was at about 5, entering her first slalom race, when she won her first medal! In 2010 Ellie became the youngest female member of Team GB representing her country at the Vancouver Winter Olympics. A full time athlete on the FIS World Cup circuit, Ellie travels the world training and competing in the Freestyle Moguls discipline. “I think that it is a fantastic opportunity and I’m really looking forward to working with everyone at

DIS to help me make those last little differences in my training which will make all the difference in the world”, she commented. Ashley Davies should be well known to S40 Local readers as we’ve featured Ashley’s progress. The year has had some serious ups and downs for Ashley, after an excellent year which ended in him being selected to play for England in the European Championships, two days later he took on an injury and recovery has been frustratingly slow. “It’s been the best , while most frustrating season for me, by a long way, and I’ve gained so much knowledge about myself from it. The launching of the DIS project has been a great success for me already, and I’ve had a lot of support from them with my injury ,which is great. I am really looking forward to working closer with everyone involved in the DIS, they are a welcome addition to my support team.” What brought the project home to me was the story David Joy (Director, Derbyshire Sport) told me of a local triple jumper. To be selected for Team GB she had a length to jump, she didn’t make it by 1cm, a factor of 0.0008%. For this athlete 1cm was the difference between continuing at performance level - needing to continue in education or work and fitting in training around other commitments - and someone who becomes part of a world class funding programme and able to commit to their sport virtually full time in an attempt to become one of the world’s best. Time will only tell what difference the DIS makes to results but I get the feeling that the team are up for it and so are the young athletes. I look forward to watching these youngsters progress. Please mention S40 Local • Page 27

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Orangeries & Lemons The Chesterfield Orangery Co. Alan Maris Windows

Orangeries conjure up exotic images of citrus fruits grown in stately homes, but as Alan Maris explains, over the last 9 or 10 years the market for conservatories has seen a steady decline, whilst the market for Orangeries has continued to grow.


n conducting a little more research I found that Orangeries date

back to the late 17th Century and at Bretby Hall in Derbyshire the second Earl of Chesterfield completely restyled the gardens. A love of Renaissance design led him to include the building of what is believed to be the first Orangery in this country. Alan Maris really is keeping the Orangery tradition alive and well in Chesterfield! Alan Maris, director and man behind The Chesterfield Orangery Co and Alan Maris Windows – both local independent small businesses – somehow giving you the feeling of being larger enterprises. The professional

look of their adverts and website and being backed up by some hefty standards and quality marks - FENSA, Trustmark and Derbyshire Trusted Trader all helps to build their image. So what is an Orangery exactly? “Well it’s a mixture of brick or stone and glass to the side elevations, with a flat roof surrounding a glass atrium, usually located central to the roof parameter. Generally 40% of the roof area being flat with 60% being glass, constructed on brick pillars. “Our Orangeries have a

thermal efficiency rating of A, the same as a single story extension, so provide a real addition to the house. They use products that carry a ten year guarantee” says Alan. “I don’t make offers of money off or free this or that, this isn’t what we’re about, I offer a straightforward approach and the same applies to my pricing.”

“the second Earl of Chesterfield built what is believed to be the first Orangery in this country” “Many people don’t realise that a conservatory isn’t an extension, typically there is no planning consent required so it’s not the same as a permanent extension to your home. “An orangery on the other hand is totally different. Building consent will be needed but what you will end up with is an additional room for your home that is usable 365 days of the year. I take clients through the complete process from doing the initial design, handing it over to my design team to ensure building control are happy, then overseeing all building and construction before handing over to the client. “The design normally opens up the rear of a house, a kitchen with the addition of an Orangery creates a fantastic open living space that then connects the house seamlessly to the outside”. Having said the Orangery business is on the incline doesn’t mean that conservatories have fallen out of favour. Alan’s other

business, Alan Maris Window’s installs conservatories as well as double glazing, so he can offer you both options to mull over if you’re looking to extend your house and link more seamlessly with your outdoor space. Born and bred in Stonegravels, Alan took to the double glazing business straight from college, and has been involved ever since - some 23 years! He’s traded continuously as Alan Maris Windows since 1999, previously working for various companies, starting with manufacturing, then sales, discovering all aspects of the business before deciding to work for himself. “Double glazing is one of the old rogue trades, it had a very poor reputation in the 80s but as standards and quality controls have been implemented this has changed and now it’s regulated and controlled just like any other business” says Alan. “In fact we were one of the first companies to be designated a Trusted Trader. David Lathrope, a Trusted Trader Development Officer, who retired last year came to us for double glazing, and as a result of the standard of our work awarded us Trusted Trader status.” Alan manages the end to end experience “I take your initial call, will meet you personally to oversee design and I’ll be involved in the final handover to ensure everything is up to scratch. I have complete confidence in the products I sell”.

He’s heavily involved as a moderator of the Chesterfield Forum and has been working with them to make improvements over the past 16 months. He enjoys spending his time on the forum talking all things Chesterfield, he explains “the forum is a great way to seek opinion or simply get an answer for that Chesterfield question that’s been niggling at you for ages – we’re always encouraging new members and would love to hear what you’ve got to say. It’s also worth

sharing your opinion here Councillor John Burrows has recently run a session online, and Toby Perkins occasionally drops in, so take a look at” Thanks to Alan for taking the time out to talk to us and if you’re in the market for windows, doors, conservatories or Orangeries be sure to give him a call and let Alan guide you through the decision process.

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Chatsworth Road Festival Hi All,

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Chesterfield Authors 2012 Dilemma We featured Arabella Stars* first book ‘Augustus the Chatsworth Mouse’ back in the December 2011 edition of S40 Local.


o I was happy to learn that Arabella has written the follow up story, ‘Alfie the East End Mouse Saves the Muscle Mouse Championships’ and this is due to be launched on 24th June. What I didn’t realise was that it almost fell at the first hurdle. In her books Arabella endeavours to encourage children to learn values that they will take on board and, hopefully enhance their lives, and it has to be said that this is true of the moral of her latest book. Arabella tells the story of a young East End mouse who never gives up no matter how hard and disappointing life gets. It’s about working hard to achieve our dreams and not letting any obstacle hold you back. Well for Arabella Star* she has had to live and breathe these values to get this latest book to print. After successfully publishing her first book ‘Augustus the Chatsworth Mouse’, Augustus became quite a popular character worldwide with people posting the book to friends and family overseas. Encouraged by this positive response to Augustus, Arabella set out on a story based around the Olympics as 2012 would be the year of publication and what could be more fitting? A story that appealed to young readers in a way that would, hopefully, raise the level of interest these children would have in the games themselves. What a decision this turned out to be. Due to the Olympic Committees 2006 legislation, the book could not be printed as it stood. If she did go ahead and print, she would no doubt be hearing from the Olympic Committee’s legal team! It was only after reading a newspaper article about Michael Bond, the author of the much loved Paddington Bear stories, in a national tabloid, that plans changed. The Olympic Committee has put a blanket ban on any work of fiction involving the games. Arabella was starting to understand exactly what this would mean for Alfie and his story. After some research and three rewrites of the 7,500 word story she was at the point of completion,

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there were just so many rules that you had to abide by and word combinations you weren’t allowed to use. Despite the disappointing discovery in the newspaper article Arabella didn’t give up. This was all accompanied by her partner Peter suffering a serious heart attack, the central heating boiler breaking and water pouring all over the house, the dreaded Norovirus being contracted and so much more bad news it was almost unbearable ... however Arabella has not given up, you simply can’t knock the Chesterfield girl down. One bit of good news she did receive was in the form of some sponsorship for the book by John Frederick of Frederick’s Ice Cream of Chesterfield. Due to the additional time the rewrites have taken, there has been time to work with John and his family, the result being the sponsorship and the launch to take place in the Queen’s Park Cafe and Gelateria. Phew, all ended well. To celebrate, come and join Arabella Star*, Alfie and all his Derbyshire friends at the launch party on Sunday 24th June 2012, at Frederick’s Gelateria and Cafe in Queen’s Park between 1pm and 5pm. Each book sold is helping raise funds for Ashgate Hospice, Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice and the Julie Frederick’s Memorial fund. It promises to be a fun time with characters from Arabella’s stories, children’s face painting and free gifts for the children. A final comment from Arabella, “It really does prove that you have to keep trying and never let anything get in the way of your dreams.” Alfie will be available locally from Waterstones, Libbys, at the Queen’s Park Cafe and Gelateria, and from all good book shops.

Businesses may want to familiarise themselves with the Protected Games’ Marks. For example the use of the Olympic rings is not allowed or is any association with the games unless you are an official sponsor.

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Most Loved Business Brampton Manor

Brampton Manor is one of our area’s longest standing independent businesses – and because of this it’s also one of those places many people have had involvement with at some point.

freshening up of the bar and invited us to go and have a look around. So after a busy day out for the kids and a day working on the magazine for me, with no meal prepared we decided to call in for food.

hen I was working for Royal Mail at Manor Offices, Brampton Manor membership came as a perk of the job, a place to use the gym or nip for lunch. It’s a while since I’ve spent much time there, so I’m looking forward to rediscovering why it’s been voted ‘most loved business in town’

We were pleasantly surprised – the bar has been updated, retaining the cosy atmosphere but with updated and modern decoration and contemporary furniture; the outdoor kids play area has been fenced in so it’s safely away from the car park – and close to completion are further improvements on the outdoor eating and drinking area in the front courtyard; a lovely sun trap with a real international feel. Also good news for us is an increased focus on the whole family.

Isobel their marketing manager has kept me up to date with changes to the menu and the

Isobel commented “Our newly refurbished bar and bistro capitalise on our great


homemade food for which we have quite a reputation - with a great new menu using locally sourced produce. The focus is very much on families, food to share, light lunches and our Manor favorites! Our new look really adds to the dining experience and compliments the food perfectly, whether it’s ladies that lunch, a family teatime or a night out with friends, Brampton Manor is definitely the place to be. With the recent pool refurbishment and our new salon manager, Natasha Savage, formerly of Champney’s and Rejuvenation, it really has made us one of the best Spas in the area. I am really excited about the future of Brampton Manor, and we would love to welcome you, so if you’ve never visited us you must! See you soon!” We opted for the Italian Family Feast – for £20 we had a selection of pizza, pasta,

chunky wedge style chips, and a choice of two side orders – the meal was enjoyable and provided plenty of food for us. The combination was ideal for the kids who devoured the pasta and pizza ... and Dad enjoyed an Ashover beer. To continue the family feel, they’ve introduced a ‘Mums That Lunch’ loyalty card offering a 10% discount on lunch from Monday to Friday - with the crèche, which is open to non-members, available for a small charge - not that many people know! So, a place where Mum can enjoy a little peace and quiet with a morning coffee or lunch with friends!

a treatment in the Salon and Spa and the Bar and Bistro is a good option when you’re thinking of a place to eat or to go for a beer. Chesterfield’s “Most Loved Business in Town” is a good recommendation, so it’s definitely worth visiting for the first time or reacquainting yourself if you’ve not been for a while.

If this edition reaches you in time you could always try out Brampton Manor on 3 June, for Brampton Manor’s 8th Annual Hog Roast with live bands and kid’s entertainment. There are also Jubilee Events on the Monday and Tuesday plus other events advertised each month in the magazine or on their website below.

It’s worth remembering the facilities at Brampton Manor are open to all. You do need membership for the gym, but some classes are open to all for a small fee, anyone can book

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The Hidden Gem

Chesterfield Golf Club

We often think of golf clubs as exclusive places, where people, particularly men, go to do business and progress their careers - but in recent years golf has opened up and become more accessible. TV devotes a good number of hours to its coverage and star players have become household names. You can even have a round in front of the TV, with Wii Sports.

drive. According to Trevor though “golfers know where courses are, you see the lines cut through the trees and instinct tells you there’s a course there”.

met with Chesterfield Golf Club Secretary/ Manager, Trevor Glover, former Ladies Captain, Liz Day and Mark Crossley, the Course Manager to find out more about one of our local courses to give you an insight into the Club and to extend an invitation to attend their Open Day on the 16 June!

Chesterfield Golf Club was always considered the gentlemen’s club of the area. It was established in 1897 in Somersall Park as a nine hole course and moved to Walton in 1907. It’s a private members club with good standards and being non-profit making all proceeds are invested back into the Club and its future.

I’ve never set foot on the course, why would I? I don’t play golf and it’s well tucked away down the drive off Whitecotes Lane, but as I approached I was amazed by how lush and welcoming the fairways looked and how picturesque the course was. I’d previously seen signs for the course, but never ventured up the

“Over recent years we have seen a decline in the course and its past reputation for quality took a hit. There were issues with drainage, the bunkers looked uncared for and more besides.” said Trevor.


Trevor and Mark are both reasonably new to the Club. Mark has been a Course Manager for 7 years, firstly at Mickleover in Derby (where he was instrumental in improving the standards of the golf course) before moving two years ago to Chesterfield. He had previously worked on the course staff at Skipton, Nelson and Stockport Golf Clubs.

I visited the course in the midst of the April

showers, or downpours and Trevor told me “Three years ago the course would have been closed today. There would have been too much standing water on the greens and the course would have been too wet to play.” It’s testament to Mark’s hard work that today the course is open, the rain water has drained from the greens and their maintenance program, which aims to have the course playable 365 days a year, is well advanced. Mark was first to admit that “not everything is perfect, there are still many improvements to make. Birdholme Brook, which, runs through the back nine holes, was completely hidden from view, but work has been done to open this up and once work is completed it will form a lovely natural water course – a feature you simply couldn’t build.” “Of the seven ground staff, three of us are single figure players, so we really understand what makes the difference between an OK and an excellent course. Obviously you feed this experience into the work you do. As a result Club members know who we are and it’s great to be considered part of the team” says Mark. “We’re now two years into a five year improvement program. We’re aiming to develop an excellent course that’s a pleasure to play, and that needs to be pleasing for two reasons top quality tees, fairways and greens and these amazing views - and I think we’re getting there” says Mark. We are fortunate to have the services of the Chief Ecologist from the Royal and Ancient (golf’s governing body) who is working with us to ensure the Club has a balance with its surroundings. We aim to lower our carbon footprint and create a wildlife haven - we’ve installed over 20 bird boxes recently, many of them are already occupied. In addition to the course it’s easy to overlook the excellent clubhouse, where Neil and Nicola, the Club’s Steward and Stewardess, provide catering and bar services, and the well-stocked pro-shop, run by Mike McLean, the PGA Pro at the Club who is always around for help and advice. I asked Trevor about the typical club member “the average age in the Club is about 59 with around 500 men and 100 ladies – but we do welcome new members - and we have a thriving Junior Section. We’d really love to inject some younger blood into the Club, we only have a small number in the 20 to 35 age group. For beginners and improvers we run a range of coaching and playing options for people of all ages. And to support our younger playing members, up to the age of 30, we’ve introduced a sliding scale of membership fees based on age, to encourage younger players to join us. If you’ve tried it on the Wii or fancy giving it a try for real, for juniors there’s our Cadet Continued over. Please mention S40 Local • Page 47

membership at £10 per annum - kids can attend a golf taster or beginner coaching session and can practice and develop their new found skills on the practice field facilities - these include putting, bunkers and a six hole mini par three course. Saturday morning coaching sessions are also available for children and adults - and they offer the first set of coaching for FREE. Plus there’s an opportunity for ladies to learn with their children - with open mornings, coaching for all levels, short course playing and

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a coffee morning.

says Trevor.

And if you’re involved with a local youth group we can arrange free beginner taster sessions.

I can see what Trevor means, the idea of spending some time in these surroundings is appealing, so if you’re tempted to give golf a try or perhaps return to it after a break, the club is holding an Open Day on 16 June to show people around, have a drink with the team, take some time on the practice ground or try out the course with one of the members who will show you round a few holes.

“Its easy to fill up our time and with less spare time the idea of escaping for three to four hours to play a round of golf may seem tempting but hard to achieve. Our view is that if you do make the time you’ll feel much better for it, our surrounds are exactly what’s needed, a haven to escape, get some fresh air and forget about the stresses for a while”

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Learning from History ... for the Future. Holymoorside History Society

Since its small beginnings in 1973 - in one of the village pubs with a few regulars and a very old map - the Holymoorside History Society has marked each significant Queen’s Jubilee in some way, and the Diamond Jubilee is no different!


he Society is producing a Diamond Jubilee anthology of residents of the village, both past and present, since 1930 - and for that they need your help. If you live in Holymoorside or have accounts from relatives who lived there in the past, they are looking for your contributions - a photograph and supportive write-up. The project leader is Roy Maskrey who you can contact on

01246 568561, assisted by Cyril Robinson who can be contacted on 01246 569217. To Mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Silver Jubilee the Society produced a film, ‘Holymoorside - Portrait of a Village’, originally on video, now available on DVD. A copy of which was accepted by the National Film Archive. For Her Majesty’s Golden Jubilee a further film, ‘Holymoorside Four Seasons’ was produced. So how did a group with a couple of members grow into this 39 year old society who deliver so much? Following the initial meeting in the pub, interest from neighbouring villages was soon expressed - calling for a change of name to the Holymoorside & District History Society and

the interest has steadily grown - not least due to the range of interesting and committed people involved and the exciting projects embarked upon. A founder member, the late Roy Thompson, served as Chairman for thirty one years (becoming President in 2004), until his death in 2010. In 2002 he was honoured by the British Association for Local History, the national charity promoting local history and serving local historians, who named him Historian of the Year for services to local history. He was succeeded by Brian Hutchinson (previously Treasurer), Sandra Mercer (also former Treasurer) and our current Chairman Pat Maskrey. You only need to take a look

Pictures: Opposite - A walk by the River Hipper, an area known as ‘Little Blackpool’; top right - the Chesterfield Guide Stoop in place; bottom - two of the Millennium Project plaques at Ganister Mine and Cotton Mill Dam.

at their website to get a feel for how active this Society really is - it contains a treasure trove of local information. As a Society they are committed to archiving photographs, maps, artefacts, indeed anything connected to village life and, as a registered charity, have a responsibility to ensure these are preserved for future generations. They also have ambitious plans for preserving this information too - they are currently digitally scanning and recording the Society’s archive material into electronic format, a mammoth task indeed! In 1976 soon after the Society was launched, a local historian, the late Ronald Entwistle, was writing a history of the village which the Society published under the title ‘Holymoorside - Past and Present’ (now out of print). The Society made two successful bids for ‘Lottery Awards for All’ grants. One helped fund the Four Seasons video and the other for their Millennium Project - another

substantial piece of work to erect twenty commemorative plaques at locations of historical interest around the village, accompanied by a Heritage Trail Booklet - which can be obtained from the Society. A further project reclaimed and reinstated stone guide stoops, commencing in 1995 with the discovery and re-erection of the post by the roadside at East Moor. During a period of ten years, a further ten posts were re-erected. These guide stoops or posts are stone pillars which show the direction to the nearest market towns. The Project won awards from the Council for National Parks, Lafarge Aggregates and Derbyshire County Council’s ‘Greenwatch’. One can imagine the importance of such waymarkers when, in all weathers, drovers took

pack horses over foreboding open moor lands which Daniel Defoe described as a “howling wilderness”. If you want to know more about the Society please visit their website: www. holymoorsidehistorysociety. com or for meeting details telephone Secretary Anne White on 01246 568101. Meetings are held in the Holymoorside Village Hall on the third Friday of the month (except for the summer recess; June, July and August) and there is no meeting in December. They take the form of talks on topics of historical interest both locally and further afield, with an opportunity to socialise over light refreshments. The Society has no formal membership but everyone is assured of a warm welcome.

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From Rags to Rugs! By Matt Kane

You’ve heard of a ‘rags to riches’ story but how about a ‘rags to rugs’ story?


or S40 readers will soon be able to try their hand at rug-making when Rachael Rastrick’s rag-rug workshops come to the St Thomas Centre on Chatsworth Road later this year. Having studied creative textiles at University, Rachael first began making rugs after attending a taster session nine years ago. For the past year, she has been combining her day job as a primary school teaching assistant with running her own workshops at The Art Room in Barlow, home of professional textile artist Diane Gilder.

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Rachael said: “I went to one of Diane’s exhibitions and thought it was a wonderful space. It’s a contemporary studio, built a couple of years ago in the paddock next to her house. “I asked Diane whether she’d rent out her studio and she said she would if the right course came along so it started from there. “She planted a wonderful meadow in front of it last summer and it looked absolutely gorgeous. “In the creative industry where you learn is almost is as important as what you learn and people who’ve come to my classes have said that they not only enjoy learning the craft but also enjoy the working

space.” The Art Room is certainly proving popular and already has hosted willow-weaving, book-making and the Derbyshire Arts Festival in addition to Diane’s exhibitions and Rachael’s workshops. Diane said: “What we wanted to create was a space where participating artists could display their work as well as somewhere where people can run workshops. “The Art Room has the feeling of a micro-learning centre, it holds about 14 people so it feels quite cosy and friendly. “’I’ve been delighted that it has become somewhere where people can acquire a variety of skills using the knowledge and expertise of the different

tutors using The Art Room.” Two main methods of rugmaking are taught during Rachael’s workshops - the ‘Proddy’ technique where clippings of old rags are prodded into a Hessian cloth and the ‘Toothbrush’ technique which is a traditional Scandinavian stitched rug that originally relied on an old toothbrush to do the stitching. Another technique, the American Braided, will be introduced at Barlow later on this year while, in other sessions, Rachael will show how old jumpers and other jumble can be transformed into decorative and practical patchwork quilts and throws. Rachael believes that the success of her workshops is down to a variety of factors. “Vintage is fashionable these days and it’s something that people remember their parents and grandparents doing so

there’s a nostalgic element too. “Some people also like it because of the recycling aspect and it enables them to have a bit of ‘me’ time. It’s an inexpensive craft as well. “One lady came and said that she couldn’t believe she’d made something so decorative and functional from a couple of thirty-pence duvet covers. She’s gone on to make several rugs as presents for people.” The first workshop at St Thomas’, featuring the Proddy technique, will take place on 22 September with a Toothbrush session on 17 November. For those who can’t make those dates, Rachael also has sessions at Barlow on 1 September, 27 and 28 October and 10 November. Workshops run from 10am till 4pm and cost £26 which includes tea, coffee and homemade cake.

Rachael is eager to stress that the sessions are open to people of all ages. “We’ve had fashion students come to find different ways of making a textile for their college projects through to retired people with everyone in between. “Groups of people come together or people come alone. I’ve also had people ask if they can hire me as a tutor for the day which I am happy to do.” For more information or to register for one of the upcoming sessions you can contact Rachael on 01246 566989 or by email at rachael. Meanwhile, if you’re holding a creative event and need a venue, you can enquire about renting out the Art Room by phoning Diane on 0114 289 0380.

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A Successful Recipe for

Local Arts Ann Grinbergs (Holymoorside and Walton Arts Festival Chair)

to accept assistance with publicity costs from Vittorio Risorto, local resident and owner of Calabria - the Italian Café Bar Restaurant in Glumangate, Chesterfield. When we met it was clear we shared a similar determination to offer a tempting mix of quality and value. Ann Grinbergs (right) with colleague and Secretary Carole Rainbird

If music, words, drama and exhibitions are your thing, then the 10th Holymoorside and Walton Arts Festival menu, running from the 15 to 24 June should serve up something that’s right up your street.

The programme features a good mix with something for everyone to enjoy” says Festival Chair, Ann Grinbergs. “Assembling the right ingredients and making sure everything blends smoothly

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takes a lot of work behind the scenes. The Festival is organised entirely by volunteers and we’re so grateful for the support and expertise of our local supporters”. The festival committee manages the budget - to offer top quality entertainment at accessible ticket prices - and our reputation has helped us secure funding from the Derbyshire County Council Festival Fund as well as help from our local Parish Council this year. We’re also delighted

So with more than a little help from our friends we’ve assembled some tasty morsels of visual arts and workshops, a revue devised by local writers and performers and music; classic, folk and jazz. (Calabria are giving a free drinks offer with some event tickets too!) Some events are shown on the adjacent page, for a full festival programme tel 01246 567118 /861997 or www. Advance booking is advised to ensure availability of tickets. We look forward to welcoming you!

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Community & Sport News Hannah Lawrence Hannah Lawrence has been in touch with a quick update.

highest break of the day (60). But lost out in a high scoring final 250 to 230.

2012 Jubilee Charity Bowls Challenge

This ended a very good season for Adam in which he represented England in an international in Northern Ireland in January and topped the country’s Junior (under 19’s) rankings.

The Walton and West Community Forum have initiated a sporting Jubilee activity involving bowls clubs in the area. The Britannia Bowls Club at the Britannia Inn, Old Road are hosts to the event taking place on Sunday 3 June.

Adam is pictured receiving the runners trophy from Rob Hall the current English Senior champion.

“I’m emailing to let you know that we had our final Fencing Olympic qualifier the other week and unfortunately we failed to qualify as a team. It is very disappointing but from a personal point of view I did have some success since speaking to you. At the end of last season I was dropped from the team and so wasn’t in the team for the start of this season in January, but I managed to fight my way back in the team and was actually the GB captain for the second half of the 2012 season.” “It was a fantastic honour to be captain for my country and I want to say thank you for your support.” Excellent news Hannah, I look forward to more good news on progress.

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Adam plays Billiards at the Whitworth Centre in Darley Dale and is coached by one of the country’s top amateur players, Jim McCann.

Brampton Living History Group Needs You! Are you interested in local history and looking to play an active role in a local society? If so the Brampton Living History Group may just have the job for you. Their treasurer of many years will step down from his position in October this year and as such leaves an opportunity for someone to get involved. If this would be of interest to you please get in touch with John Lilley on 01246 277510 who will explain more.

72 players will participate with teams from the Britannia, Robinsons, Boythorpe and Staveley King George bowls clubs. The events are in aid of Ashgate Hospice and a trophy has been donated from the Walton and West Community Forum. Starting at 1pm with a Hog Roast, spectators are welcome to attend and cheer the teams on... Local Councillor Howard Borrell is on the Forum and commented that “it would be good to recognise the Diamond Jubilee in a way that gets local residents together, hence the idea to instigate a Bowls Challenge. Hopefully it will become an annual event!”

Under 7 Years Old? Interested In Football? Chesterfield Town FC are looking for Boys and Girls to play in our Under 7’s Team next season. Players should be 6 years-old on the 31st of August 2012 (current school Year One). Contact Tim Sadler on 01246 277325.

Simon Chalk Equity Release Do you run a local group for over 55s? Simon Chalk of Bower Retirement Services is available for presentations and talks on equity release. Call Simon on 01246 202571.

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Due to the success of her Sheffield practice, Hypnotherapist Denise Nosrati recently opened a clinic in Saltergate alongside Sheila Howard of Sehati Health and Well Being. Denise is a fully qualified, experienced Hypnotherapist. She is a member of The Hypnotherapy Society and is listed with The Centre for Sports Hypnosis having a specialist certificate in Hypnosis for Sports. Denise helps people to address all kinds of issues in their lives from tackling fears and phobias, driving test and exam nerves, stress and anxiety and much more. She has helped many people to become nonsmokers in just one hypnosis session. Denise describes hypnosis as an invaluable tool that can deeply and effectively influence the subconscious mind and bring about lasting and powerful change so that you can move on to live your life in the way that you want to. She works closely with clients to devise treatment plans tailored specifically to suit their individual needs and personality and free them from

Denise has had particular success in working with athletes and sports men and women of all ages and backgrounds. She works with people at all levels of sport from those who just want to have fun but improve their performance through to elite athletes who are aiming towards success in the Olympics. Denise uses powerful positive suggestions which become embedded in the individual’s belief system and have a dramatic effect on focus, confidence, memory and motivation and therefore improve sport’s performance. She offers a free half hour consultation either by phone or face to face which gives her enough time to understand the presenting issue and tailor a plan to the individual. You can contact Denise on 07983 352 343 or through her website below. Alongside Denise, Sheila continues to offer a range of complementary therapies that will enhance your physical and psychological wellbeing. Sheila has also recently become a Derbyshire Trusted Trader so you know you’ll be in good hands.

Behind The Business Card

JAVA Coffee Company Hidden away behind the buses, bustle and bus stops on Stephenson Place is Java Coffee Company.


teve and Jane Randolph took over Java (slang for coffee) in October 2011 and together with their son Peter run the family business, which is a new venture for them all. They have a vision for Java, a social local... but without the booze, it’s an unassuming, relaxing place in which to pass some time away with a good cup of Java. On the wall they have a statement (right) that sets out their vision in more detail. Steve and Jane have a background in nursing and teaching but have been looking for a change of direction for a while and have always talked about running a cafe. Sitting upstairs with the view of the Spire, Java reminds me of the sort of place we’d seek out as students, somewhere that felt happy with itself where you’d be welcome, even if you just wanted a coffee and a seat for a few minutes. With a new menu, takeaway items and coffee sourced locally from Arden at Clay Cross the food they offer is good quality cafe food freshly prepared to order. Alongside the food and drink, they are the town’s only internet cafe with all PC’s recently updated and are offering printing, scanning and free wifi available with food or drink and are booking intimate events featuring local musicians and groups. In April they hosted their first vintage tea party with a performance by local folk artist Judy Dunlop, “around 40 people attended and an enjoyable afternoon of music, tea and cake was had by all” commented Jane. Java are promoting these Page 64 •

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“We are trying to create the sort of cafe we would like to meet, rest, eat & drink in & hope you like it too.

events as The Java Sunday Supplement, the next event will be 17 June where Fred Baker, Chesterfield Jazz guitarist and formerly of Fairport Convention, will be performing. Tickets are £12 including afternoon tea and can be purchased from Java Coffee Company. They are also ideally placed if you’re destined for the Winding Wheel or Pomegranate, you can call into Java for a pre-theatre drink or snack on a Friday or Saturday night as they keep the doors open until 7pm.

A cafe is about the people who use it. But it is also has to be the sort of place that even if you walk in & it’s almost empty, you’ll feel a welcoming atmosphere, & be happy to stay. We hope you will continue to enjoy coming here. See you again soon.”

Steve and Jane are always happy to discuss and book Java for events and meetings so if you are looking for a venue for your group or society to meet, why not give them a call as the newly refurbished ‘Stephenson Room’ can be rented at a very reasonable rate. The quirky shape makes it a great place to meet up and Jane is thinking of offering French/Spanish conversation classes if there is a demand for them. Give her a call if you are interested. Keep up to date via twitter and facebook or simply call in whilst in town one day and use your voucher below to try them out.



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10 things to do in the garden Spring is now well upon us and the trees and shrubs will hopefully be coming on in leaps and bounds. 1. Mow your lawn on a regular basis. 2. Keep hoeing your flower beds and veggie plot to keep weeds under control. 3. Lift and divide daffodils and other spring flowering bulbs. 4. Start thinking about giving your conifers and other evergreen hedges their first cut. Check for nesting birds before you start. 5. Plant out summer bedding plants after Whit Sunday or when the risk of frost has gone. 6. Prune Ribes and Berberis after they have flowered. 7. Clean your patio and garden furniture in preparation for the first BBQ of the year. (Hopefully) 8. Coppice or pollard Eucalyptus trees to keep them under control. 9. Earth up early potatoes. 10. Ensure any newly planted shrubs do not run out of water. Thanks as always to Paul @Ashgate Garden Care.



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June is the time to dust off your bike if it’s not been out for a while and get out for a ride.


n our family it’s been a good year for biking, my little girl is riding stabiliser free after deciding that when she’s four years old she can ride her bike and sure enough out she went and did so! My little boy has taken part in Bikeability Level 1 training at Westfield and I’m looking forward to more bike based adventures over the summer. One event that caught my eye (not exactly a Bike Week event though) was Paul Heaton, lead voice from the Beautiful South.

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Paul turns 50 this year and to celebrate he’s cycling 50 miles for 50 days, 2500 miles around the UK and Ireland. Stopping overnight in pubs where he can, he’s then performing in the pubs, a great opportunity to see someone you’d not normally see in such surroundings. Just a shame he’s not getting very close to Chesterfield. Last year during Bike Week I took a trip down to Nottingham and visited the cycling festival at the University. The event was well attended and hosted quite a few stalls and displays of interest, the bike jumble a great place to dig out old kit or

simply look longingly at bikes I used to ride as a kid... the Raleigh Chopper for instance recalling how cool I used to think it was. Looking closer to home their are a few things happening in and around Chesterfield during the week which have been listed on the next page, but best to check out the website for details. The Chesterfield Cycle Campaign has been busy and are celebrating the signing of the first route of the Chesterfield Cycle Network. Funding and agreements are now in place for an extension

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of the Hipper Valley Trail to Holymoorside. Work should commence during this financial year so hopefully for Bike Week 2013 we can ride to Holymoorside! The Cycle Campaign has produced the first three in a series of ride leaflets which will be available from the Campaign, Chesterfield Tourist Office and Tapton Lock Visitors Centre. Look out also for the new and heavily revised version of the Chesterfield Cycle Map coming out very soon. For more details on any aspect of the cycle campaign please call Alastair Meikle (Campaign Secretary) 01246 520820, secretary@chesterfieldcc. Hopefully all this will perhaps encourage one or two people to get out on their bikes and enjoy the surroundings. Happy pedalling.

BIKE WEEK EVENTS: Sunday 17th June: Cycle Chic Sheffield

Join cyclists in Sheffield, dress to impress vintage style. Gentle ride on quiet roads and off road paths (7 miles). Meet at Endcliffe Park Cafe at 11am.

Wednesday 20th June: Hipper Valley Trail.

Join Chesterfield Cycle Campaign on an evening cycle ride along the Hipper Valley Trail on Wednesday 20th June to celebrate the signing of the first route of the Chesterfield Cycle Network. Come along and learn about plans for the complete network and see how the colour coded routes are to be linked together using an ‘underground’ style schematic map. The ride will leave from outside the Queen’s Park cafe at 7.00pm to go to Somersall Park and return. You can join in at any point en route of course.

Thursday 21st June: S40 Longest Day - Shortest Ride.

Come and ride with me, Paul S40 Local editor, as I do an off road loop to Linacre Reservoir, over to Holy moor and back through Cat Holes before (possibly if the weather is good enough) stopping at a pub in Holymoorside. There’s no reason for it other than it’s bike week. It won’t be quick, but should be good for a laugh. Ride will leave Somersall Park Car Park at 6:30pm sharp.

Friday 22nd June: Pie & Pea Supper.

Organised by the Chesterfield Cycle Campaign, enjoy the company of other cyclists and eat some Pie and Peas at the Olde House. Leave 6:30pm from the town hall for 7:30pm at the Olde House.

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A Mans Game. Will Jackson’s Blog

It’s that time of year again when the weather is beginning to perk up and the outdoors becomes the new place to entertain. Accompanying those lovely warm evenings with your friends and family has to be the good old barbecue!


nd who better to assume all culinary responsibilities in a barbecuing environment than the non resident chefs… the men! Ironically, at no other point in the year will this ‘gaggle’ of chaps get together, drink too much and unwittingly poison the guests. There is of course a strict hierarchy in the proceedings, a clear chain of command…

And finally, accompanying the 3 stooges are the ‘stragglers’; these random mates don’t attempt to mix with the women inside neither do they want to advance up the chain of command. They remain consistent in their menial roles and are happy drinking the homeowner’s alcohol whilst his attentions are elsewhere. They will periodically assist and interfere but ultimately stand by and partake in the occasional kicking of footballs, entertaining the children and eating all of the garlic bread.

You will always have a ‘head chef’, this is usually the home owner and he is easily identified by a comedy apron (and occasionally a matching chef’s hat). He has a natural ability to move a wide variety of meat products around with his special oversized barbecue tongues (the ones that live in the shed for the other 364 days of the year) and he finds it within his remit to regularly launch a barrage of orders at the wife/girlfriend relating to his concerns of overcooking the meat because she is wasting time preparing pointless items like salad, bread cobs and coleslaw. Second in command is the ‘wafting engineer’. He is vital in the preparation and is never short of a firelighter, bottle of highly flammable liquid and a makeshift piece of cardboard. He remains loyal in ensuring the barbecue is adequately prepared for the upcoming cremation and throughout the night you will find him randomly wafting and prodding the coals; this is very important because without such attention to detail, you would fail to find any ash on your sausage. Of course, at no point could this operation be a success without the ‘beer and raw meat runner’, he is the guy making all this possible and without him the first and second in command would simply dehydrate and subsequently none of the guests would eat any of the Atkins diet that is within their unavoidable destiny. He is not to be belittled, for his role is vital.

When the ‘crack team’ have completed their evening’s culinary tasks, they will drop tools and adjourn to a room consisting of a big telly or possibly into the kitchen, near the fridge. Obviously the cooking, wafting and fetching was very tiring and any attempt to clean up would be out of the question. Their clothing will need fumigating and all traces of exposed bodily hair will have been removed by the searing heat from earlier. Without a doubt, the next morning they will have some form of ‘food poisoning’ caused by an undercooked sausage. It will definitely not be anything to do with the overflowing recycle bin! Roll on summer!

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Elton John tickets: £100 Two tickets for concert at B2 Net stadium on 9 June west stand Block C2 Row H. Cost £60.75 each - will accept £100 for pair.  Call 07765 676302 (Ashgate) Leather three piece suite: £100 Two seater settee and two chairs, green leather with wooden trim.  Good condition. Call 07765 676302 (Ashgate) Velbon SE3 Tripod: £15 Professional Heavy Duty Tripod Call 07939 592513 (Walton) Heated Towel Rail: £15 Chrome Towel Rail / Bathroom Radiator, 90 cm x 45 cm approx. 600w electric element or can be plumbed in too. Call 07939 592513 (Walton)

Mobility Walker : £30ono Walker complete with seat and bag, good condition. Call: 01246 237130 (Ashgate) Leaf Blower & Garden Vac: £50 pair Petrol McCullock garden leaf blower/ vac and Al-ko electric leaf shreader. Call 01246 232642 (Walton). Job Lot of Items: £190 Tea caddy, three music boxes and a hardwood writing desk. Call 01246 211024 (Ashgate). Mushroom compost: £1.50 per bag. A few bags left over. Local delivery may be available. Call 01246 569948. Roof Tiles: £75 Brown Marley Roof tiles - used. Over 200 available. Could deliver locally. Call 01246 569948.

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