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no. 41 March 2013 The community magazine for Ashgate, Brampton, Brookside, Holymoorside, Somersall and Walton. Cover photo: Abbie Rechert (Walton)

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’ve lost something - a whole month in fact! I have no idea where February went - perhaps it’s the fact that I’m getting older, so each day becomes a smaller and smaller percentage of my life... and that’s becoming ever more apparent!

Looking back, it may turn out to be a month to remember - the month that triggered a change in our behaviour and a shift away from our reliance on the large corporations to supply our food. I’m just relieved we still have a choice locally - I can’t help thinking were it to happen in 10 years time I would no longer have as much choice. But we’re lucky - Chris Evans encourages the nation to ‘bring back and support the markets’ and in Chesterfield we can thank goodness for our market with its wide range of stalls, as well as our farm shops, butchers, bakers and great independent suppliers. But it’s not just Chris Evans who’s come out in response to the ‘horsemeat’ revelations. Delia Smith wants us to get back to cooking - if we’re cooking it from scratch we’ve got a better chance of knowing what’s in it. Great timing then for Old Hall School’s Cookathon - in this edition they’ve asked us to share their recipe and are encouraging you to try your hand at a Chicken Rogan Josh - they’ll even supply the spices! An unlikely advocate of town centre shopping this month is Jeremy Clarkson, with his solution to their demise being - a call to scrap parking fees in town centres and for us to be more like the French when parking... if there’s a space I’ll park in it! With all this media attention on local, independent food it definitely feels as though change is in the air, and I’m hoping the winners in all this will be our small local independent businesses - people who live in and around S40, who are making a living by working for themselves, pumping the money they make back into the local economy. With all this in mind, we seem to have a lot of business-focussed articles this month. I won’t apologise for that, as I’m hoping that by understanding more about the services on offer around us and the people behind them, you’ll be inspired to visit them and hopefully make a purchase. Finally: I’d like to thank Abbie Rechert from Walton who snapped the lovely cover shot whilst walking recently, “the bird stopped right in front of us and looked at me just long enough for me to take this photo” she told me. Paul Chapman.

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Auto Select Cars LIfe in the fast lane.

I’ve been looking forward to this for a while now, meeting up with Rob Bartle from Auto Select Cars in Whittington. Why you might wonder? Well it’s a rare opportunity for me to see in the flesh some very nice cars.


like stuff with wheels and most cars have four of these so they are quite well placed on the list. You’d never know I had a love for these metal functional boxes we are so reliant upon if you saw what I drive but I can appreciate quality marques.

Autoselect are in the business of supplying prestige and sports, mainly German (Audi/BMW/ Mercedes/Porsche) used cars. Rob has the knack of finding clean, low mileage cars just a few years old, the showroom when I was there had cars from £68,000 to £6,500, from exotic to classic, from prestige to 4x4. “Think about it” he enthuses, “the typical Focus or similar will cost between £15 and £25K. In three years time it will be worth 50% of it’s new value and a few years later much less, perhaps as low as 25%.”

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“The prestige vehicles I sell are low mileage and priced similarly to the family hatch. The difference being the residual values they hold are often higher, up to 75% after three years and 50% after five years. This continues as the vehicle ages, so your £15K spent will be worth £10K in three years, take the Focus example, you’re already £2,500 better off and you’ve been driving round in a quality, prestige vehicle for three years. Look after it and chances are I’ll be happy to see it again and secure your next car.” Rob made a convincing case for running a quality car and renewing with Auto Select every three years. All the cars in the showroom are excellently presented and the showroom is as clean as the cars that grace it. So how did you get into car dealership I asked? “I started out in the Fire Service at the age of 20 and stuck with them for 13 years” says Rob, it wasn’t until his first daughter was born that a major change was made, he took time off for paternity leave and never went back! Even whilst working in the Fire Service Rob was running his own business. He and a friend ran a mobile phone shop on Chatsworth Road, this lasted a few years before Rob moved away from

phones and bought his first batch of cars. He’d always been a lover of cars and had fancied the idea of dealing in them, so he took the plunge and started out with four cheap, high mileage cars, “bangers basically” says Rob at Four Lanes End in Cutthorpe. Two years later he opened a garage at Stretton Service Station and it was about ten years ago that he closed this and opened up in the unit off Brimington Road. Things have changed massively since these early days. You may remember the Lamborghini Gallardo advertised in the December 2012 advert, a whole galaxy away from the bangers he started out with. I am always impressed by how quickly Autoselect’s stock moves. The number of times Rob informs me on the day of S40’s print which cars to include in his advert demonstrates how fluid his stock list really is. “The internet is my main audience” says Rob, “I’m selling cars across the country. Last months buyers were from Cambridge, Pontefract, Gloucester, Slough, Newcastle and many other places.” “It’s the time and preparation that sells them, I go to great lengths to ensure that any car in the showroom is turned out looking its best, I take time to find the right cars and when I get something I’ve not seen before I spend time learning about it to make sure that when a buyer calls I know my stuff.” “I’ve also spent time creating the right environment in which to sell my cars and when

I speak to someone they’re important to me. Running your own business ensures you realise this. I’m not on a salary irrespective of how many sales I make, if I don’t sell my stock then I’m in trouble! There have been months when I’ve sold 44 cars, amazing to think but that was exceptional... not a typical month. I’ve recently been joined by James Wright who has a wealth of experience in sales and retail, which gives me some space to breathe.” Rob also has great relationships with dealers and is able to source cars on request, taking the better part-exchange vehicles they take in. He is always on the look out for quality used vehicles so if you have something you think he may be interested in, give him a call. You could find you get a better price from Autoselect than from trading it in at a main dealer. With all these fantastic cars coming through I asked Rob what his car of choice would be? “A Mercedes 4x4” he replies, “I like comfort, I want a car that you can jump in and cruise up to Scotland in. The sports vehicles are great, I do love them too but I have a young family and you only get one passenger seat in an Audi R8. What shall I do with the kids, draw straws to see which one I take today?” All this has me thinking seriously about moving away from family hatches, I just need to convince my wife! If you are in the market for a quality prestige vehicle, Autoselect Cars are on Eastside Road, Whittington. Rob and James have the coffee on awaiting your arrival.

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What’s On Saturday 23 February

Beetle Drive and Pie & Pea Supper 7pm start for our Church Anniversary weekend at Storrs Road Methodist Church & Centre. The cost is £6. All welcome to join us but booking essential to order food please telephone 01246 232169.

Sunday 24 February

Worship4All. 10:45am. Cafe-style service lead by Rev. David Griffiths to celebrate our Church Anniversary at Storrs Road Methodist Church, Brampton. Join in singing with the Worship Group from 10:30 am. Traditional service at 6:15 pm lead by Rev. Diane Hare.

Monday 25 February

Brampton Living History Group: 'Wingfield Manor.' A talk by Clive Holliday. Held in St. Thomas' Church Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road at 7:30pm. Admission Charge £1.50. ALL WELCOME.

Wednesday 27 February

Lent Study 'Glimpses of God' at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Refreshments available from 10am, Study Group starts at 10:30. Anyone is welcome to come along for any or all the sessions.

Thursday 28 February

Brampton Manor: Steak Night £19.95 three course meal. Contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or

Thursday 28 February

Yorkshire Monochrome Group: A chance to see some of the latest work of the members of this popular black and white group. Chesterfield Photographic Society. Chesterfield main Library 7:30 pm. Non members always welcome - free entry.

Sat 2 & Sun 3 March

1940s Weekend at Chesterfield Museum. Experience life on the Home Front, with events also at the Pomegranate Theatre and Winding Wheel

Saturday 2 March

Brampton Food Market. Start at 10am and finish at 1:30pm. Call St Thomas’ Centre on 01246 279916.

Sunday 3 March

Community Meeting at Loundsley Green Community Centre. 7:30 to 9pm. All welcome to help plan centre events etc. Call 07910 858267 for details.

Monday 4 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Madame Butterfly. Chesterfield Theatres Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Tuesday 5 March Chesterfield Theatres: Film: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (12A) A charming adaptation of Paul Torday’s best selling novel about Fred Jones. Starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Brunt and Kristin Scott Thomas. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Wednesday 6 March

Lent Study 'Glimpses of God' at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Refreshments available from 10 o'clock, Study Group starts at 10.30. Anyone is welcome to come along for any or all the sessions.

Wednesday 6 March

Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Plants of High Summer - a talk by Hazel Kaye. United Reformed Church meeting room, Holymoorside at 8pm. Contact: Peter Forrow (Chairman) 01246 568000 or Trevor Gee (Secretary) 01246 569059.

Wednesday 6 March

Michael Bublé Tribute at the Hollingwood Hub. Lee Holland presents the UK’s Best Tribute to the phenomenon that is Michael Bublé. Home of the Chesterfield Canal Trust, in an idyllic position right on the canal. 7:30pm Tickets £5 call 01246 477569 or buy online from the Chesterfield Canal Trust website.

Wednesday 6 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Film: My Week with Marilyn (15) Starring Michelle Williams, Eddie Redmayne, Kenneth Branagh, Emma Watson, Dominic Cooper and Judi Dench. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thursday 7 March

Matlock Camera Club Presentation: Matlock CC show us some of their work. Chesterfield Photographic Society. Chesterfield main Library 7:30 pm. Non members always welcome - free entry.

Thursday 7 March

Chesterfield Jazz Club: Jim Mullen. We will be welcoming superb UK guitarist Jim Mullen on 7 March. Tickets £7.50 online from or £9 on the door. £5 for under 18s. Doors open 8pm. Performance starts 8:30pm. Club Chesterfield, Chester Street, Chesterfield S40 1DL.

Thursday 7 March

Chesterfield Theatres: The Manfreds – Five Faces Tour With original front man Paul Jones, performing many of the tracks from the highly acclaimed album ‘The Five Faces of Manfred’. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Fri 8 to Sat 9 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Chinese State Circus Spectacular two hour extravaganza perfect for the family. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Saturday 9 March

Coffee Morning for Mothering Sunday weekend, Storrs Road Methodist Church from 10am to 12 noon.

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What’s On Sunday 10 March

Mothering Sunday Service at The Gospel Mission - a time to give thanks for mothers everywhere. All ladies present will receive a special gift.

Mon 11 to Wed 13 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Losing the Plot Drama presented by John Godber Company and Theatre Royal Wakefield. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Monday 11 March

Licences and Insurances Speaker: Nikki Joule, Diabetes UK. Chesterfield Voluntary group - Diabetes UK. Meet in the Education Centre, adjacent to Car Parks 5 & 6 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Calow at 7:30pm.

Tuesday 12 March

Chesterfield & District Civic Society: Recent Developments in the Archaeology of the Peak Park. Today's speaker is Ken Smith who is the Cultural Heritage Manager for the Peak District National Park Authority based in Bakewell so he has a detailed working knowledge of this specialised subject. 7:30pm at the Eyre Chapel Newbold (behind the Nags Head Public House in Newbold). Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information.

Wednesday 13 March

Lent Study 'Glimpses of God' at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Refreshments available from 10am, Study Group starts at 10:30am. Anyone is welcome to come along for any or all the sessions.

Wednesday 13 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Charlie Landsborough Singer-songwriter Charlie and his five piece band play music ranging from inspirational to country and from ballad to anthem. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thu 14 to Sun 17 March

Chesterfield Theatres: New Playwriting Festival Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thursday 14 March

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

Thursday 14 March

Singing for the Brain at 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. For more information contact the Alzheimer's society on 01246 223366 .

Thursday 14 March

Competition Evening: Print - “Three of a Kind” Digital - Open Judge Malcolm Sales. Chesterfield Photographic Society. Chesterfield main Library 7:30pm. Non members always welcome - free entry.

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What’s On Friday 15 March

Tabletop Sale at Loundsley Green Community Centre. 2 to 4pm. Tables can be booked through Kate on 01246 550223.

Friday 15 March

Holymoorside Choral Society Spring Concert with guests Walton Holymoorside Primary School Choir. 7:15pm at Holy Trinity Church, Chesterfield. Tickets: £8, £2 for under 12s, available from Claire on 01246 274296. Refreshments will be served.

Friday 15 March

WoW (Worship on Weekdays) 'Only 40 Days' at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Come and enjoy an evening of contemporary worship in a relaxed setting. Refreshments from 7:30pm, worship from 7:45pm.

Friday 15 March

Holymoorside & District History Society: Old Sheffield - A talk by Andy Firth. Venue: Holymoorside Village Hall, 7:30pm £1.50 including refreshments. Contact the Secretary on 01246 568101.

Saturday 16 March

Community Day at Walton Evangelical Church. 10am to 4pm. Local community groups, public services including police and fire service, local Councillors, kids activities, facepainting, 'Live Lounge' with local performers. Refreshments available throughout the day. Entry is free and everyone is welcome.

Saturday 16 March

Opening Day (first of the season) of the Terminus Bowling Club at 1 pm on the green. Celebrating its Centenary Year in 2013. The Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield will be in attendance at 2 pm. New members are welcome at the Club on Chatsworth Road, opposite Brookfield School. Please call the Club Secretary for info on 01246 563888.

Saturday 16 March

Chesterfield Theatres: An Evening with Pam Ayres Following the recent publication of her autobiography, The Necessary Aptitude, Pam Ayres brings you her latest show. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Sunday 17 March Ashgate Hospice: Woofs & Wellies. 9am at Ashgate Hospice. For more information go to Sunday 17 March Chesterfield Theatres: Grimethorpe Colliery Band The world’s most famous colliery band and stars of the film ‘Brassed Off’. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Tuesday 19 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Film: The Awakening (15) In post-WW1 London, hoax exposer Florence visits boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes begins to unravel. Starring Rebecca Hall, Dominic West and Imelda Staunton. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Wednesday 20 March

Lent Study 'Glimpses of God' at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Refreshments available from 10 o'clock, Study Group starts at 10:30am. Anyone is welcome to come along for any or all the sessions.

Wednesday 20 March

Holymoorside Neighbourhood Watch: Meet at the United Reformed Church School Room, Holymoorside at 7:30pm. All welcome. Contact Mike Taylor on 01246 767275 for details.

Thi 21 to Sat 23 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Honk Amateur production for children and adults with superb songs and clever humour. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thursday 21 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Tommy Emmanuel and Martin Taylor - The Colonel and the Governor Tour 2013 Two of the world’s greatest acoustic guitarists embark on this collaborative UK tour. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thursday 21 March

A Sporting Chance: David White shows how to photograph 30+ different sports. Chesterfield Photographic Society. Chesterfield main Library 7:30 pm. Non members always welcome - free entry.

Friday 22 March

Ashgate Hospice: Celebration Lunch. Midday to 3:30pm at the Winding Wheel. For more information go to

Sunday 24 March

The Gospel Mission Palm Sunday Procession 10:45am Meet at the junction of Old Road and Old Hall Road.


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What’s On Monday 25 March

Brampton Living History Group: 'The Hasland Theatre Company.' A talk by Michael McGuire. Held in St. Thomas' Church Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road at 7:30pm. Admission Charge £1.50. ALL WELCOME.

Thursday 28 March

Group Presentations: Work from the society’s special interest groups digital, slide and audio visual. Chesterfield Photographic Society. Chesterfield main Library 7:30 pm. Non members welcome, free entry.

Thursday 28 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Spotlight Comedy Club Featuring Compere Anthony J. Brown and comedians Bobby Mair and Ben Davids. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Friday 29 March

Good Friday Service at The Gospel Mission, 2pm "The final steps to the cross"

Saturday 30 March

Easter Eve Coffee Morning at The Gospel Mission, 11:00 am. Join us in decorating the church for Easter. Enjoy coffee, cake, hot cross buns and peruse our Easter stall, with cards, crafts and Easter gifts available.

Saturday 30 March

Chesterfield Theatres: Barry and Stuart Show and Tell Stars of BBC1’s ‘The Magicians’, Barry and Stuart will stun audiences with their innovative tricks and devious illusions. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Sunday 31 March Easter Celebration for all the family at The Gospel Mission. 9:30am. Easter breakfast and Holy Communion followed by Easter Festival service at 11am. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Sunday 31 March Easter Service: 5 to 6pm at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. Refreshments after the service. Wednesday 3 April

Holymoorside Horticultural Society: AGM United Reformed Church meeting room, Holymoorside at 8pm. Call Peter Forrow (Chairman) 01246 568000 or Trevor Gee (Secretary) 01246 569059.

Thursday 4 April

Look at it Our Way: The way of Marjorie and Tony Thurmston. Chesterfield Photographic Society. Chesterfield main Library 7:30 pm. Non members always welcome - free entry.

Friday 5 April

Chesterfield Theatres: Dave Spikey – Words Don’t Come Easy Tour From 8 Out of 10 Cats, Phoenix Nights and more. This hilarious new show will examine many of life’s situations where words really don’t come easy. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Saturday 6 April

Brampton Food Market. Start at 10am and finish at 1:30pm. Call St Thomas’ Centre on 01246 279916.

Saturday 6 April

Alpine Garden Society National Show. Brookfield School. Open from 12noon to 4pm. Entrance £2.00. There are alpine nursery plant stalls, tombola and refreshments. The show has plants brought by the best alpine growers from England and Wales. Information from Ju Bramley 569025.

Saturday 6 April

Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Spring Show. Holymoorside Village Hall 2:30 to 4:30pm. Contacts: Peter Forrow (Chairman) 01246 568000 or Trevor Gee (Secretary) 01246 569059.

Monday 8 April

The Ecton Copper Mines: solving the problems of mining at great depths in the 18th century. An illustrated talk by John Barnatt. 7:30pm at St Thomas Church Centre, Chatsworth Road, Brampton. Info: NEDIAS, 01246 234212

Tue 9 to Sat 13 April

Chesterfield Theatres: The Pitmen Painters Award winning play produced by Newcastle’s acclaimed Live Theatre and following sell-out seasons at the National Theatre, in the West End and Broadway. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Tuesday 9 April

Chesterfield & District Civic Society: Lancashire, Derbyshire, East Coast Railway (LD & ECR). Martin Smith is a retired traffic planner whose great interest and knowledge is in railways for which he has many entertaining anecdotes. He is a director of the Steeple Grange Light Railway, an 18 inch gauge railway which operates near Wirksworth. 7.30pm at the Eyre Chapel Newbold (which is behind the Nags Head Public House in Newbold). Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information.

Thursday 11 April Singing for the Brain at 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. For more information contact the Alzheimer's society on 01246 223366 . Thursday 11 April Practical Evening: Techniques and Tips. Chesterfield Photographic Society. Chesterfield main Library 7:30pm. Non members always welcome - free entry. Thursday 11 April Chesterfield Theatres: Let’s Hang On Discover how four New Jersey boys invented their own sound, wrote their own songs and became one of the biggest pop sensations of all time. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Friday 12 April

Chesterfield Theatres: Think Floyd Live In Concert Celebrating the 40th anniversary of one of the most influential albums of all time: Dark Side of the Moon. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www.

Saturday 13 April Terminus Bowling Club Open Day. The club will hold a public Open Day on Saturday 13th April (11am to 4pm) so if you want to have a go then pop along in addition, every Wednesday morning throughout the season between 10am to midday, the club welcomes potential new bowlers.

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10 % Independent


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Ten Percent Independent By Nicola Chapman

There’s been a run of sad news from Chesterfield town centre recently - the Co-Op, A for Art, Hudsons, HMV, Jessops cameras, Superdrug (alledgedly) and these are just the ones we know about. The market hall is under construction, and the traders are under pressure. Ravenside with its free parking takes more people away from the high street and the progress of the Northern Gateway promises another supermarket. In our bid to support the independents, we’ve come up with, or should I say stolen, an idea from a website we found! I attempted to stop supermarket shopping altogether and buy from the local independent shops, but quickly realised that it’s a bit unrealistic and hard work! I can’t find flour, any breakfast cereals, frozen peas, olive oil... anywhere else - or anywhere convenient and affordable on a long term basis. So I’ve decided to give myself a break and what this website I found suggests is to take the 10% challenge! To spend 10% of your weekly shopping money in independent shops - so if your weekly shopping bill is usually £100, you spend £10 locally. If we all did that, 8000 households, £10 x 8000, we’d be pumping £80,000 a week back into our local economy, or £351,000 a month, which would be amazing! Since I started my 10% challenge - I’ve discovered a fab fruit and veg stall on the market, I’ve used a local butchers and farm shop, bought nuts and dried fruit in the market hall, lunch from a small sandwich shop, artisan bread on Chatsworth Road and I’ve got to know the people who run the businesses and stalls. They’re really understanding when I’ve no money in my purse and have to nip to the bank (much less embarrassing than in a supermarket). They let me buy one satsuma or one sweet potato if that’s all I want. I’ve even recovered from my fear of having no idea how much things weigh and just ask for 6 mushrooms - they’re fine about it! They don’t give me a mouldy one in the bottom of the bag as I feared they would - in fact I think they want me to go back - after all it’s their business! It starts to feel that we can make a difference and we do have a choice. If you have any suggestions on where we can get more of our daily shop, from good independent shops, let us know on our facebook or twitter pages - I might even progress from 10% to 20%. My first task is to find myself a milkman - if you know one who delivers in the area I’d love to hear from you. Food for thought.

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Is your Child Benefit at risk?


Some Tax Year End thoughts from Peter Boardman, Somersall Financial Management Ltd.

t’s the time of year when you may be taking end of tax year steps to reduce your tax liabilities where possible. You may be familiar with maximising subscriptions to various tax advantageous products but for the first time your ‘adjusted net income’, for the 2012/13 tax year may your Child Benefit! If you’re a high earner you may have already opted out of Child Benefit by completing an online form at stopchbpayments. Only the person entitled to the child benefit can stop the payments which might not be the high earner in the family.

If you haven’t yet taken action you’ll be interested to know that it’s Child Benefit payments made since 7 January 2013 that could be affected, 13 weeks worth of the current tax year.

So if either parent in a partnership, that are living together, has ‘adjusted net income’ of over £50,000 in the 2012/13 tax year then the ‘High Income Child Benefit Charge’ will apply. This tax charge reduces your Child Benefit by 1% for every £100 of income above £50,000. This means if either parent has income of £55,000, Child Benefit will be reduced by half and will be totally eradicated by the affect of the tax charge if the high earner’s income exceeds £60,000. For those with incomes way in excess of £60,000 opting out of Child Benefit may well be the best option and you may already have done so but if you’re caught between or even just over the £60,000 ceiling, making a pension contribution before 5 April may be the best solution. You retain your Child Benefit and create an additional retirement fund - much needed once the children are out of the way! Pension contributions are added to your Personal Allowance before income tax is calculated and would effectively reduce income for the purposes of Income Tax and High Income Child Benefit Charge. So an individual with two children and projected taxable income of £55,000 making a £5,000 gross pension contribution would achieve 40% income tax relief and avoid a £219.37 High Income Child Benefit Charge for 2012/13 tax year and £877.50 charge for 2013/14 using the same scenario. This is an effective amount of tax relief of 44.4% for 2012/13 and 57.5% for 2013/14. If you contributed until your children no longer qualify for Child Benefit, high earners could have a sizeable retirement fund part funded by Child Benefit ‘relief’. There are further examples of extra reliefs using pension contributions, especially if you’re caught up by the loss of Personal Allowance when income exceeds £100,000.

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Jaqui Robbie grew up in South Africa and came to the UK in 2001 with a suitcase of clothes and a single pack of beads! “When we arrived in the UK I got a job teaching, later the beading business was run parallel as an interest, a way to indulge my passion.


ello Beads was an established business which my husband saw for sale and he purchased it for me. We started out doing bead fairs and selling via the internet, but it wasn’t long before I needed more space.” Hello Beads is now based in Hasland. The Studio is the retail side and from here Jaqui runs her internet shop she manages a well stocked shop and business is brisk. Adjoining the studio is the newly opened Beading Lounge with Coffee Bar - a place to

meet your friends and make new ones, exchange ideas, get inspired, have some “Me Time” with a cuppa, relax and enjoy. There are 100s of magazines, books and resources to give you ideas and inspire you. The Beading Lounge also provides a place for Jaqui to run workshops for people - aged three upwards, private sessions, groups and birthday parties. “It’s the social side that is proving popular, people come down, browse, purchase products and have a coffee whilst sharing time with friends. We’ve had some ladies who bring their husbands and whilst they shop, they get comfy on the sofa with a paper and a coffee.” Jaqui enjoyed crafts from a young age, doing some cross-stitch with Gran and being part of a creative family. Her first beads were strung together when she was 12 years old. Jaqui is proof that beading is a timeless hobby as she still has many of those items created in her teens

and perhaps more impressive, is still wearing them today. Her passion has turned to a career, allowing her to enjoy her hobby every day whilst earning a living! How many of us get the chance to do that? With her teaching background, Jaqui is CRB checked, and able to offer sessions for children and host beading parties. She will be offering sessions in Pottery Painting, Clay Modelling, making Dream Catchers, knitting for beginners and lots more. There are a surprising number of interesting options to keep you entertained. Currently courses in Dichroic Glass Jewellery are extremely popular ! The Beading Lounge is a comfortable space and I was surprised by the variety of beads and beading supplies that Jaqui had available. I never realised there was so much variety. The range of beads on offer is huge and is complimented with an array of other craft materials.

“There are just so many different types of beads, it’s amazing what you can create, the end results are so varied - from simple pieces of jewellery to intricate and complex projects, I love it... it’s better than a handbag fetish” says Jaqui. With items of stock from just 0.8mm in diameter Jaqui must have the patience of a saint! If you’d like to explore the treasure trove of beads or are interested in beading or craft workshops for children or adults, Jaqui would love to see you. Hello Beads can be found at Unit 2 Penmore House, Saxton Close (off Hasland Road), Hasland, Chesterfield, S41 0SJ - there’s parking right outside the door (Where the Hand Bag Shop used to be). The Beading Lounge is also available to rent if you are a “Crafting” tutor and looking for a space, Please call Jaqui to have a chat.

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nne-Marie White, from Holymoorside, is the owner and driving force behind Blanc at 131 Chatsworth Road, bringing emerging, innovative and individual designer brands for every occasion, from the UK and Europe to Chesterfield. Blanc, translation “White” from Anne-Marie’s surname, is her personal link to the business. “I’d travel to Harrogate, York and London a couple of times a year, shopping for clothes” enthuses Anne-Marie, “to seek out designers and brands that couldn’t be found locally. It was when shopping for a guest to a wedding outfit that my husband asked what it was that I liked so much about the trips? I did used to get so excited when entering certain boutiques. When I answered that there wasn’t anything like this in Chesterfield, he asked ‘well why don’t you open your own store’?” Anne-Marie had a strong retail and clothing background having worked in River Island for over 10 years progressing up to training store manager. The decision to start Blanc came about a year after leaving River Island as the kids were older and things had started to settle down to a normal pace - giving her time to focus on something new. “I worked for 12 months to line up suppliers, designers and to find the right premises, and Blanc opened its doors in May 2011, so it will soon be our two year anniversary.” “Since opening I have listened to my customers and furthermore fine tuned the designers available in Blanc. Due to demand I have increased the labels for the ‘Mother of the Bride’ and continue to stock a stunning selection of evening dresses which are perfect for that special occasion or cruisewear. Other UK brands include Jolaby dresses, designed and manufactured in Leeds, “we regularly hold fashion shows, my staff and customers model

for me” says Anne-Marie, “Beth wore a Jolaby dress to the York races and was thrilled to bits when Jeff Banks complimented her Jolaby dress purchased from Blanc and commented that she was the best dressed lady there. He was extremely surprised and happy to learn that the dress was local and UK made”, a fine endorsement indeed. It’s not all Mother of the Bride and occasional dresses at Blanc. The stock appeals to all ages, “we have one family where the daughter, mother and grandmother all buy from me” explains Anne-Marie.   In addition Anne-Marie has sourced local UK based designers such as ‘Amazing Woman’ Jeans, “a customer who hadn’t worn jeans for 15 years now has four pairs of Amazing Woman jeans after finding the fit, comfort and styling just right and also sent two pairs to a friend in Ireland who stole hers when to stay” says Anne-Marie. You will also find a range of swimwear, beach bags and accessories - “we’ve added a new range of ‘Benetton’ bags for Spring Summer 2013” a leading brand making a return. If you want to take a look at Blanc’s range, Anne-Marie and her team are really welcoming and would love to see you. For an opportunity to see the clothes being modelled they’re running a fashion show at Nonnas in March where you can shop or browse whilst enjoying a meal, see the events below that will be running during March.

So a final comment from Anne-Marie “I love what I do, I have total choice of designers and stock, I can respond to changes quickly and am not tied down to anyone. I really do love coming into work every day and the satisfaction of seeing ladies going away completely thrilled with their purchases is second to none.”

During March there are a couple of events to see Blanc’s superb new collections.

Thu 21 March: SPRING/SUMMER 2013 LAUNCH IN STORE WITH ASHGATE HOSPICE CHARITY RAFFLE Invites have already been sent out to ‘Blanclub’ members for this event. Between 5:30 and 9:30pm there will be the opportunity to see the complete range of Spring/Summer 2013 collections, and a chance to win £100 to spend in store at Blanc. To become a ‘Blanclub’ member email or call Anne-Marie on 01246 767454. Wed 27 March: LADIES CHARITY FASHION SHOW & LUNCHEON @NONNA’S CHESTERFIELD Enjoy a glass of Prosecco on arrival, a catwalk show of Blanc’s Spring/Summer range followed by either a two course (£15) of three course (£19) luncheon meal with a discretional £1 donation for ASHGATE HOSPICE. Take your seat from 11.45am fashion show starts at 12 noon. This event was a sell-out last year so to secure your seat please reserve your table - call Nonnas 01246 380035. Page 22 •


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has taken on Simon Ward who has total responsibility for customer project delivery. Martin Smith is responsible for sourcing quality products at keen prices - enabling savings to be passed on to the customer.

Reflect on service Polar Windows have been reflecting on what they do best and how they can improve.

2013 sees us looking back” says Rachel Pickup from Polar, “we’ve been looking at the customer journey with Polar and how we can enhance it. We have Paul and Phil out at the sharp end presenting our products. We’re delighted that our two chaps are not the usual double glazing salesmen but are laid back and genuine. We want customers to be 100% happy with the service they receive and come back to us again and again.” A bold statement for any business, but looking at Polar’s history they have been trading for 25 years under the same name which might not sound too important but if a product fails after eight years it’s good to know you can go back to them for a fix under the ten year guarantee. Ensuring behind the scenes elements run smoothly Polar

“We’re proud to be a Derbyshire Trusted Trader” Rachel informs me, “this gives customers assurance that we’re an honest and reliable trader, committed to doing a good job for a fair price, just as the scheme suggests.” And according to a Which magazine satisfaction survey last year, local independent double glazing companies, of which Polar Windows are one, are streets ahead of household names. In the results major UK brands scored between 58% and 63% satisfaction, whilst local firms, like Polar, scored an amazing 83%. Rachel was keen to point out that at Polar it’s not just windows! “We offer a complete range of windows and doors, garage doors, soffits and fascias and rubber roofs. In addition we provide traditional conservatories, more contemporary products, orangeries and have recently provided extensions and garage conversions. People are often surprised at the breadth of our capabilities.” So if it’s a product from the extensive range that you’re interested in or simply want advice on options to improve your home give Polar a call to see how they can help, “we’d be delighted to meet you” adds Rachel.

Recommendations Over 80% of Polar Windows’ business comes from referrals or ‘word of mouth’. This is what Mr and Mrs Uttley had to say: “We are delighted with our new conservatory. Polar Windows is a fantastic company, and we will have no hesitation in recommending them.”

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Having just celebrated a year since opening it’s doors, Coco Bar Bistro, situated at the end of Corporation Street, reflects on a year which has seen it fine tune its offering and perfect its own brand of British tapas.


met up with Andy Greatorex, Marketing Manager, for an update on their first year and discover what this fine tuning is all about. “Our menu changes seasonally, four times a year and has just seen its latest overhaul, to take advantage of the best available local ingredients” explains Andy.

“It’s really important to us to source the best quality ingredients, as locally as possible, so fresh tasty food arrives at the table every time. We’ve permanent real ales from local breweries Raw, Barlow Brewery and Thornbridge Brewery on hand pull and a range of local beers available in bottles. We source our meat with the same principles being fully traceable reared in Derbyshire and delivered fresh almost daily. Our fruit and vegetables are local from GW Price who pride themselves on supplying both organic and seasonal produce. We’re working hard to keep our carbon footprint as low as possible and source 80% of our products from suppliers within 15 miles.” Coco is a great venue, having successfully run a charity fundraiser, private wedding and christening parties. Keeping events firmly on the calendar, Coco also run their own events. “The cocktail evening at the end of January, and one-off menu for Valentine’s both proved big hits. For Mother’s Day we’ve a one off menu for you to try and later in March a Portuguese wine evening to look forward to” says Andy. Coco sits nicely within Chesterfield’s restaurant scene bringing to the table its own unique atmosphere, food and contemporary styling. Chandeliers, exposed brick work, fresh flowers adorning the tables, and an open pass to the kitchen all seem to add to sense of theatre experienced on a busy service. Coco is in a great location - situated in the town centre, a short hop from the train station, as well as being in close proximity to both the Pomegranate Theatre and Winding Wheel - the perfect choice for a pre-theatre bite to eat. Food is served seven days a week from lunch, there’s free parking, free wifi and a great outdoor area to catch a few rays in the summer months (let’s hope). It’s great to see that a year on they are not standing still and are making changes to ensure they remain a great, year-round destination. So if you’ve not yet sampled their British take on tapas and are planning a meal or drinks out why not give them a try, or if you’d like to book a special occasion or event, give them a call to see how they can help.

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A presence in the air? The Campaign continues

Progress report on the Crispin on Ashgate Road Last month I featured an article on the plight of the Crispin on Ashgate Road. Tonight (4 Feb) I’ve just returned from the community meeting to discuss the future for the pub.


t was a busy night, approximately 150 people attended the meeting. I didn’t get to speak to everyone but it appears that most were there to add their support to the campaign to ‘Save the Crispin’. The meeting started with Sarah Butt and Simon Redding introducing the team behind the Campaign to Save the Pub. They outlined the issues faced and recognised that the once thriving pub, was no longer thus. Local residents were alerted to the

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change in use just before Christmas. Around 25 local residents received flyers through their letter boxes advising them of the planned conversion of the pub to a Tesco Express. The local council have six planning applications to consider, relating to the changes. But this is not a major application - it is for small changes to the building, including, extension and car park alterations, alteration to front entrance, installation of ATM and bollards, installation of plant equipment, front signage and gantry and car park signs. In 2005 government-backed changes to planning regulations made it easier to convert closed pubs to other retail use. Not intended, as far as I’m aware, to encourage supermarkets to close trading pubs and convert them to their

outlets - more aimed at reusing derelict or closed pubs. However, this change seems to have played into the hands of the supermarkets enabling them to fast track conversion of pubs to shops. There is an opportunity to progress the community ‘right to bid’, which is still being worked on although it is suspected this will have no impact as it only applies to the sale of a property whereas Enterprise Inns are leasing the property to Tesco and not selling it. A CAMRA (Campaign for real ale) representative stood up and made a brief case. One comment that caught my attention... “the pub is a valued community asset and once it’s a supermarket it’s gone.” So what will bring people back to a pub? Ben Towers, present landlord, thinks the pub has a case and should be viable, so why on most nights are there just a handful of locals at the bar? What do people want from the pub? Why don’t they come anymore? At the meeting, people were encouraged to jot down their thoughts. Many feel it needs to be more family friendly, an outdoor play area for kids, a nice relaxing beer garden, decent food, improved atmosphere, diversify offering a coffee shop experience during the day, comedy clubs, live music, acoustic sets etc. Many ideas came forward and there were definite opportunities to bring back custom, but all the time I was left wondering ‘is it too late?’ James Croft (Director of Property Management for Enterprise Inns) arrived whilst people were refilling their glasses and considering what changes could make a difference. James informed the group that Tesco had signed the lease, so if all the planning applications are approved then the deal is done and Ashgate Road will lose a pub and gain a Tesco. James explained that Enterprise is a business and like any other business, if they are losing money then things need to change. The Crispin is an asset and when compared to other pubs in the area, its no longer viable. Enterprise operate a large number of pubs in the immediate area and with trade as it is today, they cannot afford to operate them all.

James informed the group that “Tesco have signed the lease”, so, provided all the planning applications are approved, it’s probable that Ashgate Road will lose a pub and gain a Tesco. Where next then? Will we wait for the red, white and blue signs to go up, the ATM to be installed, entrance alterations, the extension and car park alterations, and then we can park up and buy our goods? Once it’s there people will use it and the campaign will be over. For the locals who live nearby they will have to put up with traffic 24:7 as deliveries are made, people come and go, and cars stop to use the ATM. Businesses nearby will no doubt feel the impact as trade falls away and some may well close their doors. Some people support the change and look forward to a new local supermarket and all the convenience it brings with it, but that wasn’t the feeling I got from the people gathered tonight. I also get a similar message from local business owners and friends I talk to. Most people feel we have enough supermarkets and mini-markets in our town and would welcome something a bit more interesting... or perhaps in this case something very much like is already there but fresher and improved. But for now the change continues and by the time you read this five of the six planning applications will have been considered. The remaining change is scheduled to be reviewed on 11 March. The campaign continues to see if there are ways to engage with those championing the change and to consider how to create a viable pub again. As I walked home along Chatsworth Road after enjoying a couple of pints of Harvest Gold I heard a rustling sound above me, a carrier bag flapping in the wind... luckily I had my camera to hand... maybe it was trying to tell me something and Tesco’s presence was in the air!

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Life In Miniature Wingfield Railway Group

For young or old, enthusiast or novice there’s something magical about a model railway - the miniature representations of real places, accurately reproduced, the comings and goings of locomotives and engines changing their routes, stopping at stations and making their way through this make believe life.


’m not a collector of trains or a rail enthusiast, but I know how easy it is to become captivated with a hobby, with researching what’s new, coveting the next best thing, and enjoying the socialising and banter that comes with being amongst likeminded people, and it’s this passion that’s the lifeblood of the Wingfield Railway Group. I went along to the Clocktower Business Centre in Barrow Hill to join a Thursday evening meeting and find out what goes on. A room with two permanent layouts (train tracks) set up, with a dozen or so enthusiasts busy fettling and talking trains - an age ranging from 18 to 80, and lots of trains trundling past. David Harding, Secretary of the Group explained “The Group was formed in 1981 when six model railway enthusiasts got together and took a room above the White Hart at Tupton. The club has had many homes since, a room above the old Co Op opposite the Midland Hotel in North Wingfield, above a travel agent in Clay Cross,

New Street in Chesterfield and in the transport depot at Stonegravels. On 1 April this year they will celebrate 12 years at the present site, a large secure room at the Clock Tower Business Centre. Tom Fagon explained how he got into trains “I was given a kit when younger and developed an interest in Great Western Freight trains and steam engines, there is a great range of engines that you can collect and I enjoy making area and age specific layouts. People generally develop an interest in a particular type of engine, time period, company or area. There really are so many ways in which you can indulge yourself.” Accompany this with digitally controlled track and engines equipped with true to life sound effects, one diesel loco engine running on the track slowed as it approached complete with squeaking breaks as it pulled to a halt and the tannoy announced it’s arrival, before another announcement of departure, the whistle blowing and the engine noise rising as it pulls away from the station. The impression I got was that it isn’t just about the models, but about the real thing - they love trains and all that comes with them and they enjoy their hobby as a way to learn about railway history and create something real and tactile. The romantic age of steam may be gone, but their popularity is still clear, demonstrated through groups like this, successful steam railways and the railway museum in York.

Pictures left and above show sections of the two permanent layouts operated by the Group.

The Group referred to pre-grouping days, between 1850 and 1923 many smaller independent railways operated on a small scale, local to an area. Between 1923 and 1947 all operators grouped into Southern, LMS, LNER or Great Western. Apparently, some clubs are only open to members who run stock from a certain group or timeframe, luckily this exclusivity doesn’t exist at the Wingfield Group , everyone is welcome irrespective of their area of interest. Members attend shows and exhibitions, and both layouts from the Group have been shown around the country, pictures of previous awards and wins adorn the walls. The next exhibition is scheduled for the Bakewell Agricultural Centre in June, an ideal chance to catch up with the Group and see layouts first hand. The permanent layouts have historical and local connections. The main display is a continual loop together with a fettling area (Ed: a space where trains can be brought in and set up or adjusted) based on the Hasland Shed. Previous members of the group worked at Hasland so wanted to reproduce an accurate record of their old place of work. The display started taking shape in 1976 and was worked on for around ten years,

being exhibited often. Today as the constant disassembly and reassembly takes it toll on components, it now remains in pride of place in the Group’s room. Members have access to the group’s room 24 hours a day and can come and run trains on the layouts whenever they like. Whilst I was there a small group were working on a new canopy roof for the station on the second layout, a fictional set-up based around a Derbyshire quarry and station. For some the passion extends to their full time job, Paul Barker produces scale models of locos and carriages, creating unique bespoke products not available elsewhere. It was heartening to find that Slaters, a company located in Darley Dale, also provides kits for locomotives, carriages and wagons. The Group is always looking for new members and are keen to offer advice to those who might be new to the world of model railways. So if you already have an interest or you’re are thinking of buying your first track, give them a call. David Harding, Group Secretary, can be contacted on 01246 271099.

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ust a few words to tell you about a day that had everyone smiling. Transition Chesterfield occupied an empty unit in the Pavements and sold potatoes to people. It was on the Saturday when the snow fell and disappeared on the same day but people came and fun was had. The event was officially opened by the Mayor of Chesterfield Cllr Donald Parsons. The potatoes (and there was some garlic that you may have spotted) in question weren’t to eat but were tubers ready for chitting and planting out for the 2013 season. Here’s to a healthy crop.

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The Long Pole WIth A Hook In It? By Godfrey Holmes

Pictures Top to bottom: Burlington Street 1922, Cavendish Street 1950s and Chatsworth Road 1905.


appy days. At 8:15 am exactly, the shopkeeper opens up. Looking up to an already clear blue sky, he hooks in the long barge-pole he customarily props up beside his counter; gently tugs the canvas blind now emerging from a gaily-painted wooden box: a box that stretches across the left window, central doorway and right window. Above that box is proud lettering : << GEO. CLARKE & SON, PROVNS >>. Two stays now slide up to their 90 degree angle. He knows – we know -- business can commence. But for how much longer? These wonderful, unravelling, unfurling, plain or striped awnings are rapidly disappearing. Chesterfield, too, is losing this vital and fascinating part of its streetscape, townscape: as historic and colourful and topographical a feature as the distant hills. Easter, 1996, one of Chatsworth Road’s most familiar, established businesses: B.&.M. GRAVES, fruiterers, shut down. This shop had always done far more trade outside than inside - whatever the weather. Now overpowered by SAFEWAY less than half a mile away, crates of apples and oranges were emptied for the last time. And gently - imperceptibly - another sturdy canvas blind disappeared into its shell forever. That left the whole length of Chatsworth Road with just one functioning awning : KOO’s Coffee Shop and Delicatessen : sited at its junction with Heaton Street, formerly HENDALE’s televisions; and prior to that, ENGLISH’s. In this little row, just down from St. Thomas’ Church, FISHWICK’s Commercial Properties, also BUTLER’s former butcher, have fitted modern replacements. Other parts of Chesterfield are not so lucky. The busy compact shopping centre of Hasland boasts no old-fashioned awning. Whittington Moor, stretching along the main Sheffield Road, somehow manages to host one hundred small retailers or independent businesses: many unmolested by state-of-the-art shopfitters. There, three authentic examples of the sun blinds I love, can still be found. Outside a butcher’s (latterly The Aquaria) one

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blind was definitely used before 1990. Sadly, these premises are now boarded up.

Pictures Top to bottom: Edwardian Sheffield Road, Potters Buxton, High Street 1910 and Whittington Moor 1913.

Another brightly striped red-and-white canvas blind was pulled out in happier times - before it fell into disrepair - shielding what is now CROSS CHEQUE. A third blind is peacefully housed above a thriving newsagent’s opposite LIDL. But it cannot unfurl because, over time, it has lost its hinges and eye. A neighbouring video shop assistant cannot know what she is missing - because her high sunblind is obscured by a competing box, this time accommodating a burglar-proof metal glass-protector. Ironically, Whittington Moor is the home of Chesterfield’s foremost supplier of nylon and polythene sun blinds - many of them manufactured to screen shop units and aspiring elderly persons’ homes! Unlike authentic Edwardian shop blinds - the sort drawn out by a long pole with a hook in it - these newer blinds are not as tactile, nor as durable. Yet they are bright, versatile and distinctly Continental. Their mechanism is a 45-degree quarter circle, rather than neat triangle. And because they are never retracted - even in bad weather - their plastic often tears and their struts fail. So, gone are the days when baker, greengrocer, milliner and hairdresser drew out their awnings on a hot day. I used to count them up on my way to school from the top deck of an Atlantean bus. I made a mental note of who held the barge-pole. Before chilled cabinets sun protection was essential books, picture’s, boxes of chocolates all fade, even today. As a boy, when I saw my toyshop drawing out its four corner-position blinds for the very first time in three months I begged other disgruntled shopkeepers to do likewise. Come one hot Saturday afternoon in 1959, I spotted a sweetshop blind - home of a diminutive silver-haired lady in her 70s – that had never, to my knowledge, emerged from its flaking casing. The shop was closed – so, naughtily, I jerked one rusting iron hinge, then the other, that I might force the precious canvas to reveal itself to the outside world. Then came angry tapping from inside to a net-curtained side window: big trouble! So, what of the future? Will Chesterfield ever again wake to the march of shopkeepers holding long wooden poles? Or must we travel to Buxton, New Mills or Swadlincote in the hope of miraculous survivors? Please mention S40 Local • Page 45



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March is when the gardening year really starts to get going, so there’s lots to do; keeping on top of it all is the key to success. Never worry if you can’t do something at the exact time we say you should; relaxing and enjoying it, is far more important; get round to it when you can. Having said that, here are this month’s jobs and tips: 1. Any remaining overwintering vegetables (leeks, parsnips etc.) should be harvested, before they start trying to grow again. 2. Plant out early potatoes; once the foliage starts to show, be prepared to cover it if a frost is forecast. Most varieties will recover from a light frost but may be weakened, which may affect the yield. 3. Plant onion sets and shallots. Some birds think the tips are worms and pull them up; just push them back if this happens. To discourage the birds, run a few lines of black thread tightly over the bed. 4. Hard prune buddleia bushes; they are very tough, and can be cut right back. 5. If the weather is such that the lawn starts to grow, give it a first cut with the blades set fairly high. 6. Most root crops can be sown now, although some might appreciate covering with a cloche or horticultural fleece – check the instructions on the packet. Some hardy salads can also be sown, e.g. radish, rocket and lettuce. 7. Sow sweet peas – you can use a length of guttering as a seed tray. Keep frost free. 8. Treat yourself and visit a garden centre to buy bulbs for summer colour. 9. Weeds will start to grow, so try to prevent them getting a hold by regular weeding. At the same time you can prepare beds by lightly digging them over, incorporating any compost you have. 10. Dead head daffodils, letting the foliage die down naturally, then removing it when it starts to turn yellow. This is when the bulb’s reserves of energy are restored, and it prepares for next year. Tying it up prevents this happening efficiently, and it doesn’t look particularly nice.

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Business News

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Do you or someone you know have a birthday but have nothing planned? FREE Room hire is available at Brampton Manor for S40 readers in March & April, inclusive of Fridays & Saturdays.

Soccertots/Junior Activities

From 2 March - Soccertots Academy - running Saturdays 10am to 2pm - three age categories 18 months to 3 years, 3 to 5 and 5 to 7 years. Due to its popularity there’s another street dance class starting 4.15 to 5pm for ages 4 to 7.

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If your child is aged 1-8 years why not enrol them in the Pooky Birthday Club. 4 weeks before their birthday they’ll receive a birthday card and a £5 voucher to spend in the shop - plus a special little gift. To enrol - complete a form in the shop or send your child’s name, address and date of birth to Why not join our mailing list for up to date news and offers! Pooky Gardening Club starting very soon...

Newbold Bedrooms Trusted Trader Phil Lowe of Newbold Bedrooms is “delighted to inform you that Newbold Bedrooms is proud to be part of the Derbyshire Trusted Trader Scheme.

You might still find it in the Rose & Crown and Tramway Tavern if you’re quick!

Minuteman Press Promo Products Jon Harris at Minuteman Press has a quick update “we just recently introduced a huge new range of over 40,000 promotional products that we are now able to supply. “This includes things such as pens, keyrings, drinkware, USB sticks, clothing, computer accessories, sports products, etc.

Harleys Wedding Fayre It’s testament to the hard work and quality services we offer that we were accepted into the scheme. I look forward to ensuring this level of service continues with every job I secure. Give me a call if you want to see how we can help with your fitted bedroom or study/office requirements”. Great news to see another of our local businesses demonstrating their commitment to quality of service.

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Shane Calton of Palace Roofline has taken over the shop on Chatsworth Road next to Igloo cycles. “It should be all sign written by the end of the month and up and running by mid Feb” says Shane, hopefully ready for more information next edition.

“We are offering 10% off the first order of promotional products until the end of April.”

Recently Brampton Brewery has introduced two new beers. ‘WhiteBell Pale’ a 4.3% light, hoppy offering brewed specially for the Chesterfield Beer Festival. ‘Sympathy For The Devil’ came about as the brewery celebrated a milestone and brewed Gyle (i.e brew) number 666! Never ones to miss an opportunity and being Rolling Stone’s fans ‘Sympathy For The Devil’ was born. A ruby red ale of around the 4.4% abv mark and available towards the end of February.

Palace Roofline New to Chatsworth Road

Harley’s wedding fayre takes places Sunday 24th March at Harley’s on Chatsworth Road 11am to 4pm, over 20 suppliers to the trade on hand to provide help and information for your special day. Refreshments and entertainment throughout the day.

Landscape Gardener Logs for Sale Gareth and Steve can now supply you with unseasoned firewood logs. Call them for more details on 0789 187 3820 or 01246 230493.

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Business News

Created Gallery 5th Birthday

Maison Mes Amis Getting Set for Summer

Believe it or not March marks Created Gallery’s fifth birthday. Deirdre Gage has been in touch.

Never one to stand still Marcella continues to enhance the offer at Maison Mes Amis, Chesterfield’s little slice of French life.

“We are celebrating by having a Springtime Saturday on 9th March. It seems an age since I started ‘Woolgathering’ at Eyam Craft Centre before founding Created above Libbys at 479 Chatsworth Road. I also find it hard to believe that I’ve been here at 420 Chatsworth Road for over two years.

At the rear there are great plans for the courtyard, a quiet suntrap away from the hustle and bustle of Chatsworth Road. It will be styled like a traditional French courtyard garden sheltered and private.

“Gage birthdays are celebrated with a Grandma Mary chocolate cake and she’ll be making several for this occasion. Naturally, you’re all invited, but please don’t all come at once!” “We;re also hosting a year of interesting exhibitions in the Gallery Upstairs. Featuring Created Special Artists, people whose work we have championed over the years, starting with Anne Menary and also a retrospective of Clare’s work featuring pieces owned by the family and not seen in public before... it promises to be creative and inspiring.”

They have also introduced a ‘Wednesday Treat’ special menu, two courses for £16 and three for £19. There’s a Whisky tasting event in the planning with five whiskies to sample and purchase. 25 April sees the courtyard complete which will be celebrated with a Champagne Night where you can get two glasses of Perrier Jouet Belle Epoque for £15. Marcella was telling me that all the staff have been through a Champagne tasting session so they can appreciate the taste of the finer boutique bottles, sounds like a real hardship! All events will be accompanied by special menus which will be announced closer to the time. If you want to book any event please give Maison Mes Amis a call on 01246 768 789 and of course you can always just call in for a coffee... and a rather nice cake!

TOAD Footwear 1-3 Stephenson Place

Toad Footwear - selling stylish footwear from their shop on Stephenson Place in the town centre and also online, welcomes new brands such as Puma, Crocs, Diesel and Creative Recreation. And will be expanding their range of children’s footwear in July to offer a full range across popular brands such as Vans, Converse, Ugg Australia and much more! To keep up to date with Toad’s news and to enter regular competitions, with great prizes up for grabs - ‘like’ them on Toad Footwear on Facebook.

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Community News

Terminus Bowling Club

What’s that up there?

To celebrate their historic centenary year, the Mayor of Chesterfield - Councillor Donald Parsons and the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Diane Parsons will open the Terminus Bowling Club green on Chatsworth Road, Brampton on Saturday 16 March, at 14.00.

Between 8 and 12 March the comet C/2011 L4 will be at its most visible in the western sky, just after sunset.

The club founded in 1913 plans to celebrate its centenary season in style. From its original membership of 23 gentlemen the club has grown, weathered two world wars and now flourishes with both league and social bowling from March through to October every year for players of all ages and abilities.

Comets originate in a place called the Oort cloud which is estimated to be approximately 100,000 times further away from the Sun than the Earth is – that’s 9.3 TRILLION miles away!

Celebrates 100 Years

A Centennial Gate has been specially commissioned to mark the event and this will be unveiled at the opening of the green. The year promises to be a very special one with celebratory activities planned throughout the season in addition to the usual busy club calendar. A Gala Day is planned during the summer and the year will culminate with the club’s Centenary Dinner in November.

Stargazing with Chesterfield Astronomical Society

Comets travel around the Sun in very elongated orbits and this one is no different. In fact when it loops the Sun it will be just over 60 million miles from the Earth so could be very bright on the horizon.

Comet C/2011 L4 is believed to be on its first and last trip to the Sun, scientists believe the comet will subsequently be ejected from the solar system never to be seen again. It was believed it would be as bright as Venus which, apart from the Moon, is the brightest object in the night sky but its brightness has waned slightly in recent weeks so it may be a little less bright! Nonetheless it will be at least as bright as the brightest stars. So here’s hoping for clear skies when it passes by!

We’ve recently established links with Old Hall Junior School to develop a friendly introduction to the game for non-bowlers and coaching for those wishing to improve. The club will hold a public Open Day on Saturday 13 April (11.00 to 16.00) for anyone who fancies having a go - or new bowlers are welcome to come along on Wednesday morning’s throughout the season between 10.00 and 12.00.

Public exhibition/display space wanted Chesterfield Photographic Society

Chesterfield Photographic Society is looking for exhibition/display space and is keen to form partnerships with commercial and public organisations in Chesterfield. You can benefit from having excellent and varied photographs on display from talented local photographers. Big and small spaces are sought to display anything from one photo to over 100. The Society can provide a wide variety of subjects and will manage regular updates of the images in consultation with the owner of the space. They are particularly keen to work with organisations that can provide larger spaces to host exhibitions, and look forward to working with local companies. If you’re interested please contact Andrew Evans – 07554 189448 or email:

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Live and Local Baltic Crossing

Walton and West Community event Baltic Crossing - musicians performing an innovative and exciting blend of music from Denmark, Finland and the UK, with wild musical joy. Appearing at St Thomas’ Church Centre, Chatsworth Road on Saturday 20th April 2013 7.30 pm start.

Aurora Dawn Chorus Aurora is a successful choir based in Chesterfield and wants to recruit ladies with a low voice range. If you’ve ever been told you can’t sing because your voice is too low - now is your chance to shine. For more information please contact Dawn on 01246 863175 or 0781 089 2978 or email:

The five piece band will bring fiery Scandinavian fiddles, bubbling Northumbrian pipes and a driving guitar and double bass rhythm section for a truly fantastic musical experience. Superb value entertainment at a great local venue. The bar is provided by Brampton Brewery and will be open from 6:45pm. Tickets - £8 or £6 for concessions - available from Created Gallery, 420 Chatsworth Road Tel 01246 232205, Shirley Niblock - 01246 207080 or Howard Borrell - 01246 221400.

Good News For Cyclists Peak Park Funding Bid

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The Government is investing £62million to make cycling more attractive for people in cities and the countryside. £12million of this is to boost cycling opportunities in English national parks.

Lynne Braithwaite has recently launched Spanish for babies, toddlers and preschool children. Mondays during term time, 1.30pm - 2.30pm at Walton Village Hall. Introduce your child to Spanish through songs, games and fun. Cost £3.50. Call Lynne on 07986 771957 for further details.

The Peak District National Park Authority must now work on a bid for a share of this funding. With projects such as the re-opening of the former railway tunnels on the Monsal Trail in 2011 seeing 128,000 cyclists use the trail they are able to demonstrate the sensitive way they can improve the visitor experience through cycling.

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Chesterfield Town FC Wanted Under 7 Players

We are looking for boys or girls under the age of 7 years old on 31 August 2013, minimum age 4 years old. Please contact Tim Sadler on 01246 277325 for further details. Page 60 •

The Authority will be hosting a Peak District Cycling Summit on February 27 where a crosssection of organisations will work to make the Peak District one of the UK’s premier cycling destinations. Plans this year include the first Peak District Cycling Festival, to be held in September and of course the Tour De France passes through the Dark Peak in July 2014.

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Anyone for Tennis? Fresh air and exercise in a great location! By Keith Singleton

If Tennis is your sport, did you know there are great facilities in the picturesque surroundings of Holymoorside. Holymoorside Tennis Club is open to members and also non members on a ‘pay as you play’ basis.


he club situated down by the river on the site of the old allotments next to the Bowling Club, boasts three tarmac courts, two changing rooms, a kitchen and toilets. There’s always a friendly atmosphere and warm welcome to any new members. Membership is £65 or £10 for juniors and allows free use of the courts at anytime during the year, apart from match days. There’s morning social play every Tuesday and Sunday, all year round and member’s club nights on Wednesday evenings starting in April. You don’t have to be at a certain standard to join the club, there’s a wide range of abilities and a summer coaching course available. Membership of the club is not compulsory, the ‘Pay as you Play’ facility is £2 per person, for those people not wishing to pay the Membership fee, see the notice board adjacent to the courts for details. The Club has around 45 adult members with a few juniors taking up membership in recent years. Membership is really for people who play regularly, with the £65 fee for a years tennis working out cheaper than the £2 per day option. Membership has other benefits too - the Club

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has an active social scene with events open to members, as well as their family and friends. There’s social walks, a Treasure Hunt held in a different Derbyshire village each year, occasional bowling evenings, games nights and informal meals out. The Club fields teams in the Chesterfield and District Summer League, mens, ladies and mixed. Two teams are also entered in the Winter League which runs from September to March. There’s also a Club Tournament with a trophy for the winner! Our Wednesday evening Club Nights kick off on Wednesday 3 April and our Open Evening is planned at the courts for Wednesday 1 May from 6pm onwards - come rain or shine! Adults and children are all welcome to come along and meet other members for an informal game of tennis and refreshments. In this idyllic countryside setting an additional bonus is the abundance of wildlife - buzzards, kestrels, kingfishers and many other species of birdlife and wildlife all frequent the area over and around the courts and river. Later this summer with the delivery of the new Cycle Link between Walton and Holymoorside, you’ll be able to cycle to the courts alongside the path of the River Hipper! Visit our website for more details or see our advertisement on the facing page for details of how to contact us. Keith Singleton

Ever thought of model railways as a hobby?

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The long established Wingfield Railway Group is looking for new members to join a small group of friendly and enthusiastic people who are keen to pass on skills which have been developed over many years.

Play anytime, popular times are Tuesday & Sunday mornings. Wednesday evening is Club Night.

Two large '00' scale layouts are currently installed in our Chesterfield clubroom but members also have their own layouts in other popular scales. Joining the Group would enable you to have a great time engaged in a hobby which has thousands of followers throughout the world. If you are interested and are over 18 years of age please contact Darrell Clark on 01246234788 or email

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Community News

Let’s Get Cooking BIG Cookathon With Old Hall Junior School

Let’s Get Cooking is a national network of healthy cooking clubs - to encourage cooking by giving people the opportunity to learn to cook and enjoy good food.


n Thursday 7 March, all the children at Old Hall School will be taking part in this year’s BIG Cookathon event, organised by Let’s Get Cooking - and are hoping you’ll get involved too. Last year 40,000 people across the country took part. Old Hall, through one of the school governors, Sam Passingham, teamed up with CSC Manor Offices to get staff at the site involved. The event was such a great success that the school was awarded a prize for Outstanding Effort! This year they hope to build on their success and get even more people involved. Pupils on the School Nutrition Action Group (SNAG), will be at Brampton Food Market on 2 March giving away Naan breads, spice packs and the Let’s Get Cooking recipe for Chicken

Rogan Josh for you to ‘Takeaway to Make-away’ (vegetarians can substitute the chicken for vegetables or pulses, a drained tin of chick peas or some cubed sweet potato is ideal). If you can’t make it to the Food Market - you’re welcome to pop into the school any time between 4 and 8 March to collect your pack of spices from reception - or you can just use your own with the recipe on the facing page! To support the school’s effort, they need to collate a list of names. So, if you can’t make it to the market but decide to take part, we’d really appreciate it if you could email clerk@ or ring the school on 01246 273801 so we can add you to our list of supporters. A video demonstration of the recipe is available at And for more information about the work of the Children’s Food Trust and Let’s Get Cooking please visit or

Chesterfield Eco Homes Open Day On Sunday 3 March, two householders in Chesterfield, working in conjunction with local group Transition Chesterfield, will open their doors to the public to show off environmentally friendly features, to inspire other householders to make eco changes to their own homes. Colin Harrison from Transition Chesterfield explained: ‘This is a fantastic opportunity for people to visit real eco homes in our community and get inspired to make their own homes more environmentally friendly and cheaper to heat. It will be a bit like an Open Gardens Day, but householders will be showing off their insulation and solar panels instead of their sunflowers and chrysanthemums!’ Our local householders are opening up their homes on Sunday 3 March between 11.00am and 3.00pm, and especially welcome visitors Page 64 •

arriving by foot or bicycle - the nearest bus is No39 or Hulleys.

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4 Inkerman Cottages, off Ashgate Road: Oak frame, straw bale walls, lime render and living roof extension to 1890’s end terrace. The original part of the house has internal solid wall insulation with sheep’s fleece. Multi input hot water system and insulation above existing concrete floors. Multi fuel stove. Please do not park on Inkerman Cottages if arriving by car. 109 Ashgate Road, Ashgate: Extensive solar array with PV panels and water heating panels feeding a large thermal store. Wood burning stove, underfloor heating and solid wall insulation. The event is part of the first ever Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire EcoHomes Open Week event (between 2nd and 10th March 2013). For more information on open days in other parts of the two counties see:

Chicken Rogan Josh Chicken Rogan Josh Chicken Rogan Josh

Rogan Josh is usually made with lamb but is just as good when made with chicken. Serve with basmati or brown rice. Rogan Josh is usually made with lamb but is just as good when made with chicken. Serve with basmati or Dairy brown rice. Rogan Josh is usually made with lamb but is just as good when made with chicken. Serve with basmati or Dairy brown rice. Equipment Ingredients


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Nutritional information per portion (315g): of an adult’s guideline daily amount

Nutritional information per portion (315g): of an adult’s guideline daily amount

of an adult’s guideline daily amount

Chicken Rogan Josh

Serves 4 Dairy 4 chicken breasts OR boned thighs (skin removed) Serves 4 1 x 15ml spoon vegetable oil 4 chicken breasts OR boned 1 medium onion thighs (skin removed) Serves 4 1x red pepper 1 15ml spoon vegetable oil 1. 4 chicken breasts OR boned 1 medium clove garlic 1 onion 2. thighs (skin removed) 3cm piece root ginger 1x red pepper 1 15ml spoon vegetable oil 2 5ml garlic spoons curry powder 1x clove 1 medium onion 3. 2 x 5ml spoons paprika 3cm piece root ginger 1 red pepper 2 x 5ml spoons ground 2 clove x 5ml garlic spoons curry powder 4. 1 cinnamon 2 x 5ml spoons paprika 5. 3cm piece root ginger A pinch of chilli powder 2 2x x 5ml 5ml spoons spoons ground curry powder 100ml cold water cinnamon 2 x 5ml spoons paprika 6. 1 400gof can chopped tomatoes A xpinch chilli powder 2 x 5ml spoons ground 1 x 15ml spoon tomato purée 100ml cold water cinnamon



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Method Peel and finely chop the onion. Cut the red pepper in half. Remove the seeds and pith. Cut the pepper into long strips about ½cm wide. Peel and crush the garlic clove. Peel and grate the ginger finely.


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Cut the chicken into pieces about 2–3cm. Heat the oil in a large saucepan or wok. Add the onion and fry over a low heat until the onion is soft but not brown. Stir regularly.

Chicken Rogan Josh

Wooden spoon

Add the ginger, garlic and red pepper and cook for a further 2–3 minutes, stirring occasionally with a wooden spoon. Next, sprinkle the curry powder, 150ml natural yoghurttomatoes (optional) chilli powder, cinnamon and paprika over the onion 1 400g can chopped A xpinch of chilli powder mixture. Cook for 1–2 minutes, stirring all the time. 1 x 15ml spoon tomato purée 100ml cold water Peel and finely chop the onion. 7. Add the chicken and stir so that the chicken is 150ml natural yoghurttomatoes (optional)Something coated in the spice mixture. 1 x 400g can chopped to try nextContinue time to cook the Cut the red pepper in half. Remove the seeds chicken over a medium heat, stirring occasionally, and pith. Cut the pepper into 1 x long 15mlstrips spoonabout tomato purée • Try adding a handful of peas or 2cm cubes of for about 5 minutes or until the chicken changes ½cm wide. cooked sweet potato for the last 5–10 minutes 150ml natural yoghurt (optional) colour, from pink to white. of cooking. Peel and crush the garlic clove. Peel and grate the 8. Add the tomato purée and chopped canned ginger finely. tomatoes. Stir well and bring to the boil. Turn the Cut the chicken into pieces about 2–3cm. heat down and leave to simmer for 30 minutes. Stir occasionally and add a little water if the mixture is Heat the oil in a large saucepan or wok. Add the too thick or if you prefer more sauce. onion and fry over a low heat until the onion is soft but not brown. Stir regularly. 9. The curry is delicious served like this, but you can add a small pot of yoghurt for a creamier sauce. Add the ginger, garlic and red pepper and cook for Add the yoghurt just before serving, heat gently for a further 2–3 minutes, stirring occasionally with a 1–2 minutes but do not boil as the sauce will curdle. wooden spoon. Next, sprinkle the curry powder, chilli powder, cinnamon and paprika over the onion mixture. Cook for 1–2 minutes, stirring all the time.

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Rehearsals are in full swing for Chesterfield Operatic Society’s next production, Sweet Charity, in April. The part of Charity Hope Valentine marks the first leading role for Alison Doram, who has been a society member since 2000 and was one of the club dancers in the society’s 2001 production of the same show. The 1969 film version starred Shirley MacLaine and includes such memorable songs as Big Spender, If My Friends Could See Me Now and Rhythm of Life. Sweet Charity, set in New York, tells the story of a woman who works in a dance hall and longs for something more. The show runs at the Pomegranate Theatre from April 23 to 27 at 7:15pm with a Saturday matinee (2:15pm). Tickets, priced at £18.50, are available online at www.chesterfieldvenues. or at the theatre box office (01246 345222). But you can be at the opening night courtesy of S40 Local by entering our competition to win two tickets. Just answer the question below.

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2013, The year of the horse… (ish) Will Jackson’s Blog

Well hasn’t it been an interesting year so far? We have had snow, the North Koreans are playing with fireworks again (the two not related I hope) and the 6 nations has started! It looks as though the Chinese New Year celebrations went with a bang too; and as the Chinese embrace the year of the snake, the English sort of embrace… or more like prepare, for what looks to be, the year of the horse. Not only has it been 30 years since Derby winner Shergar was horsenapped from the Ballymany Stud in County Kildare, Ireland; but we have been graciously notified by the UK’s relentless media sources that ‘friends of Shergar’ have been turning up within some of our country’s finest pre-packaged cuisine (‘finest’ may be a little generous). I do happen to indulge in frozen ready meals more frequently than I would probably care to admit. Also, when I was a lot younger, back in the days of ‘holiday jobs’, I

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even had the privilege of helping to make them in a factory (of whose name I wouldn’t care to mention). This means that (a) I know what they taste like and (b) I know how they’re made. Am I surprised that these kinds of meals are full of rubbish (no disrespect intended to horses)? No. Am I surprised that budget food isn’t all it’s cracked up to be? No. Am I surprised that the British public are surprised at the recent revelations? Absolutely! So let’s get some perspective here; if you are to buy a frozen lasagne for £1.29, what on earth do you think will be in it?! To be completely honest, I think horsemeat must be at least 5th on my list of concerns; I wouldn’t even dare to tell you the 4 I have in mind before our galloping friends arrive. Furthermore, it’s a family magazine! I did hear of a little earner too (which as per usual I missed out on). Apparently, these £1.29 frozen lasagnes are fetching over £8 on ebay! I only wish I had managed to do the ‘big shop’ before they withdrew the packs from the shelves. I could have been dining on M&S microwave lasagnes this week… Of which I can assure you, are made up of the finest quality beef, hopefully. It’s good to see Tesco didn’t escape without some involvement too. I always like to see Tesco in the news. And to be honest, regarding Tesco’s budget burger range, I was surprised

that the meat content found was as high quality as horse. I only say this as I have had the divine privilege of tasting one, if I were to guess what it was made out of I definitely wouldn’t have insulted our four legged exracing friends. Not that I don’t like Tesco, but I can only think that it must be some sort of Karma due to their attempts to decimate a lovely local pub whose beer garden I spent many years playing in as a child whilst my father enjoyed a few beers on a Saturday or Sunday afternoon (one for the locals!). Oh and isn’t this going to go on and on and on? I bet it’s pies next, I love a pukka pie too! My pie experience will be shattered! The food testers will be all over Ginsters and Greggs like a rash. They’ll be ‘Neeeigh’ hiding (sorry that was poor). I just hope nobody starts questioning what goes into sausages because if someone tells me that sausages are not made up of 100% of the finest cuts of pork, I will cry into my microwaveable beef in black bean sauce. What if those mini spare ribs aren’t actually spare ribs? Or chicken dippers aren’t actually made from 100% chicken breast? What if it turns out that wafer thin ham isn’t ham at all? I can’t cope… too many questions… Are cheese strings made of cheese? From where I see it, give the cows a break, embrace the horse. That or become a vegetarian… who let’s face it, must be enjoying all this! So happy eating (unless you are visiting McDonalds, Burger King or Wimpy (is Wimpy still going?) and if you are worried horsemeat might effect you, take a look at the French, they seem ok don’t they? All the best, thanks for reading Will.

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Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday in The Jungle Playcentre includes activities delivered from a qualified nursery nurse. The Jungle Play Centre, Fox wood Road, Sheepbridge. Call 01246 260011. Jog Derbyshire Groups @Brampton Manor: All welcome. Mon 6 to 7pm, Wed 9:30 to 10:30am and Thurs 5 to 5:45pm. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit Tots Café at St Thomas' Centre 10am to Midday. An informal get together for parents/carers. Call 01246 279916 for info. Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Spanish for babies, toddlers and preschool children: Mondays in term time 1:30 to 2:30pm (Term time) at Walton Village Hall. Introduce your child to Spanish through lots of songs, games and fun. Cost £3.50. Call Lynne on 07986 771957 for further details. Young at Heart (social afternoon) - all welcome. 1:30 to 3:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. William Rhodes Primary and Nursery School Community Choir: Every Monday 3:30 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. 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 1st Brampton Moor Brownies: Meet at Brampton Moor Methodist Church, starting 6pm. Contact the Brownie guider on 01246 272678 for further details. Aurora Ladies' Choir. 7:15 to 9:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Cock and Magpie Morris: 8 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 Holymoorside Band Rehearsals: non-contesting brass band that plays a variety of concerts. We encourage all abilities and rehearse every Monday and Friday in the United Reform Church at Holymoorside, from 7:45-9:45pm. Instruments are available. or 01246 566691/ 568745 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). RSPB Chesterfield Local Group: 7:15 to 9:15pm at the Winding Wheel. Illustrated talks, refreshments, bird food sales. All welcome. Contact: Alan Goddard 01246 230244 or visit chesterfield Chatters Coffee Shop at Walton Evangelical Church, Moorland View Road, Chesterfield S40 3DD. 10am to midday. All welcome - toys available for young children to play with. We don't charge, but a small donation will help cover costs and any remainder will go to a charitable organisation. For details call 01246 231002 or email Cycling day rides with Chesterfield Spire Cycling Club: Meet at Queen’s Park Sports Centre, Boythorpe Road, 9:25am. Suitable for new and experienced cyclists: 30-60 mile routes. Call Dave Scrivener 01246 455525 or Steve Bright 07734506492 or turn up. Spire Laughter Club: Takes place above Dents Chemists at the Nenna Kind Cancer Drop In Centre at 2pm. A yoga therapy with laughter at its centre so why not come and laugh with us whilst improving your health and happiness. It's like yoga but you're not tied in knots! Call Karen for details on 01246 862790. Knit and Natter: 10am to12:30pm 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. 2 to 4pm.  £2 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 to1:30pm. 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). Brownies. 6 to 7:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Dog obedience training. 7:15 to 8:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details.

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Chesterfield Garland/Clog Dancers: 7:30 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): 3 to 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 www.brampton-manor. com Tiger Tots: A stay and play baby/toddler group. 1:30 to 3pm (term time) Holymoorside Village Hall. Anyone welcome, £2 per family, call in and ask for Becky or call 07701 066801. (Term time only). 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. Bible Study Group: 7pm at the Gospel Mission Congregational Church. Contact Tina: 01246 557719. Come to Time Out on Tuesdays a new community group. Storrs Road Church Centre, 2 to 4pm. Have a chat over a cuppa, make new friends. Join in with table games - Scrabble, cards, dominoes, table tennis etc to play for fun or bring a craft - just come and enjoy yourself. All ages welcome, £2 per session incl refreshments. Holymoorside Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at the United Reformed Church Schoolroom, Cottonmill Hill, Holymoorside. New Members warmly received. For further details ring Shirley Cotton on 01246 567396 or Margaret Copley on 01246 568360. Chesterfield Cycle Campaign: Meetings 7pm at the Town Hall. Contact Alastair on 01246 520820. Old Brampton Women's Institute. 2 to 4pm at The School Room, Old Brampton Church, Old Brampton. New members and visitors warmly welcomed. For more information ring Pat on 01246 2394431 or Jenny on 12046 557024. Chesterfield & District Vegetable and Fruit Growers: 7:30pm at the Committee Room, Holymoorside Village Hall, S42 7DX. Come and join us to share your gardening experiences, beginners welcome. Contact John 01246 569515, Malcolm 01246 569948 or just turn up. No meeting in AUGUST. North East Derbyshire Downs Syndrome Group. Alice's View Children's Centre, North Wingfield from 10am to Midday (Not August or December). Come and join in the fun! Lunch for a small charge after the sessions and is a lovely sharing time after the fun together. Contact Rosie on 01629 537692 or 07500814361. 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. Qi Gong. 10 to 11:15am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. British History Class: Currently looking at Edward II's reign. 10:30 at Chesterfield Library. Contact Margaret Bargh for details on 01246 276800 (Starts 9th Jan 2013). Linedancing (Easy Intermediates) from 11:10am to 12:20pm, Brampton Manor. Members FREE, NonMembers £4.50  Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053. Holymoorside Craft Group: 2 to 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. Beavers. 4:15 to 6pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Messy Play at The Jungle Playcentre. 4:30 to 6:30pm. All children welcome under 12 years. Lots of messy, fun activities. Only £4.95 for 2 hours of fun. Evening Group Road Cycling. Meet every Wednesday 5:45pm onwards at Pelican Cycles, 1 Old Road, Brampton. Ride departs circa 6:15 to 6:30pm. Return around 8:45 to 9pm. Circa 35 miles. For more details contact Pelican Cycles on 01246767078. Cubs. 6 to 7:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Brampton Ladies Club: 7:15pm for 7:45pm start at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Meetings held every Wednesday during school term time with a speaker or social activity. Details 01246 272333. Free Voices Community Choir. The Friends Meeting House, Brockwell Lane - 7:15 to 9pm. We are a nonperforming choir who sing for enjoyment. No need to be able to read music. Contact Helen on 01246 237937 or Jesterfield Juggling Club. 7 to 9pm at Walton Village Centre. All abilities welcome to learn and share skills in all types of circus skills. £1 per week, under 16s welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. We meet, we juggle, we eat cake. 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Brampton Best Knitters: Come and meet in the Rose and Crown for knitting, crochet, other handicrafts, combined with a warm welcome and good company. £1 subs (optional). 7.30pm, Rose and Crown, 104 Old Road, Brampton. Call Suzanne on 07900 814715 for more info. 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. Fairplay Charity Coffee Morning: 10am-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 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. Foljambe Women’s Institute 7.30 to St John’s Church Hall, Walton. Small, friendly group where visitors and new members are most welcome. For more information ring Margaret on 01246 232134. Walton Women's Institute: 2 to 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. Cotton Mill Club: Activity club for young adults with learning difficulties. 7 to 9pm on the last Wednesday of each month at Holymoorside United Reform Church School Room. Contact: B Turner on 01246 566109 for details. Manor Band Mania @Brampton Manor. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit the website Chesterfield Flea Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info 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 United Reform Church Holymoorside. All welcome. Contact Tessa on 0786 658 5575. Yoga. 9:30 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Walking Back To Healthiness: Walking group meets at 10:30am at Holmebrook Valley Park, starting points may vary. To book please call Tina Hensey on 01246 345669. Ichthus Canoe Club Chesterfield (ICCC) meet every Thursday at 6pm (Outdoor during Spring, Summer and early Autumn) or 8pm (pool sessions late Autumn and Winter). For further information and the latest Club programme please email, visit the website or call 01246 274021. Brampton Community Band: Musicians welcome - join and play folk dance music. 7 to 9pm at Old Hall Junior School. For details visit, email: or call: 01246 236805. Beginners session on the 2nd Thursday of each month. Muy Thai. 6 to 7:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Beginners/Novices Linedance Class: 7 to 8:30pm. £5 St Thomas’ Centre, Chatsworth Road. Call Kathryn 01246 569053. Chesterfield Photographic Society: Contact the Club Secretary Brian Davis 01246 275433. Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir practice at Ashgate Croft School, Ashgate Road from 7:15 to 9:30pm. We put on four concerts & a choral day each year. Come & join us. Call Lynda at 01246 202694. Chesterfield Recorded Music Society: Parish Centre, Sheffield Road, Stonegravels, Chesterfield. 7:15pm start. We listen to and discuss mainly classical music and occasionally jazz and music from shows. Meetings September to June. More information from John Strange on 01246 416558. Ringcraft Dog classes. 7:30 to 10:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Holymoorside Choral Society: practice in Holymoorside from 7:30 to 9:30pm.  We sing a variety of music new members, particularly gentlemen, always welcome. Contact Jane Alexander on 01246 566033. Holymoorside Ladies Club: 7:45pm in Holymoorside Village Hall. Variety of speakers and activities. All welcome. Membership not necessary, just £2 on the door. No meetings during school holidays. Call Anne 01245 566789. Kettlercise Class: A group exercise class using light-weight Kettlebells at Back to Basics Gym, Brampton, 5:30 to 6:30pm every Thursday. Suitable for all fitness levels, costs £4 or book 6 classes for £20. Book or call Rachel on 07742 428216. St John's Ambulance Chesterfield Quad Division: Meet at Storrs Road Methodist Church during term time. Badgers and Cadets (5 to 18 year olds) from 6pm. Adults 18+ at 7:30pm. Contact us on 01246 279132 or email 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 Embroiderers' Guild Chesterfield Branch: 7-9pm at Eastwood Hall, Rose Hill, Chesterfield.  Visitors welcome, for details call 01246 568228. 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Chesterfield Farmer's Market: Every second Thursday. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345774 or visit Chesterfield Jazz Club: Regular Jazz Night, Chesterfield Jazz Club, Chester Street, Chesterfield S40 1DL. For details and tickets for gigs call 07764 587 258 / 07980 491 048 or online at Tramway Tavern: Jam Night. Last Thursday of the month only - 9pm at the Tramway Tavern on Chatsworth Road. Pasta Night @ Koo: Two pasta dishes and a bottle of house wine for £22. Gluten/wheat free pasta available on request. Served 5 to 8pm, to book call 01246 205604. Little Chatterboxes Toddler Group, 9.30am at St Thomas' Church Centre. Group run by a Speech and Language Therapist, lots of fun activities to help your child become a happy confident communicator. All children welcome aged 18 months to 3years. Contact Claire for more info: 07909047937, chatterslt@, Fit and Active. 9:30 to 10:15am at St Thomas' Church Centre, Brampton. Fitness class for adults of all fitness levels and age groups. £4 per class. Call Mick on 07852 979546 for details. Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit www. Parent & Toddler - all welcome! 9 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. The Jungle Day Nursery: Coffee Morning for parents / carers to talk and socialise - Every Friday 10.30am to 12.30pm. In The Jungle Day Nursery, Fox wood Road, Sheepbridge. Call 01246 261642. Decoupage. 1 to 3pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Holymoorside Band Rehearsals - a 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 7:45 to 9:45pm. Instruments available. Email: or 01246 566691/ 568745. 3rd Brampton (St Thomas’) Scout Group: Join the adventure for 6 to 14 year olds in the Beaver, Cub or Scout Sections. Meet Friday evenings during term time. Contact Ben Widdowson 01246 567409. Youth Club. 6 to 8pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Knit and Natter: 6:30pm at the Image and Colour Emporium at 413a Chatsworth Road. Get together with like minded people for some knitting and a chat. Cost £3 includes coffee and a cake. Call Tracey on 07526 455410 for more information. 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). Badminton. 8:15 to 9:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Newbold Community Football Training: Highfield Park, Newbold, S41 7DF. 9:30 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 Muy Thai for Adults. 10 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Chesterfield Town Football Club's Girls Section. Training is every Saturday Morning at Highfield Park, Newbold S41 7DF at 10am. Girls should be of Primary School age. Call Tim Sadler 01246 277325 or tim. Muy Thai for Kids. 11am to Midday. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or visit www.visitchesterfield. info Sunday School 9:30 to 10:30am at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Children aged 5 to 11 years Bible stories, crafts, music. Visit our web site Football Training Club: Chesterfield Town Football Club run a Sunday Morning Football Training Club for boys and girls aged under 6 years old. Stand Road Park at 10am. Call Tim on 01246 277325. Gospel Hour 6pm at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. Refreshments and a time to chat after service. Visit our web site Life Drawing and Painting Class with a model, 10:30 to 11:30am then Midday to 1:00pm, with Chris Bennett, artist, at The Whitworth centre, Darley Dale. Cost: £12 full price /£9.00 concs/£6.00 under 18/ students. For info please contact: Sarah Bennett: 01629 733759 or email Rainbow Whist: Holymoorside Community Centre. Starts at 7 to 9pm. Every 2nd and 4th Sunday in the month. Anyone with the ability to play whist is welcome. For details contact Don on 01246 568204. Chesterfield and District Alpine Society meet every 2nd Sunday in the month, between September and May in Holymoorside United Reformed Church at 3pm. Illustrated talks about plants and expeditions to find them. Friendly group. All welcome. Contact: 01246 569025 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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Classifieds 240V Kipor Generator: £120 Sinemaster 1G 1000 Digital Generator, Max. output power is 1.0kVA Low noise design, 54-59 dB - very quiet. Ideal for Caravan or Campervan. Can deliver locally and demonstrate. Call 01246 230831 (Brampton). Dog Crate: £25 Metal with removable metal base tray. 2 doors with double latches. Folds down for storage. 60cm (H) x 54cm (W) x 63cm (D). Good condition. Call 07954 657915 (Walton). Cadet Shoes: £15 Pair of cadet parade shoes. Black size 9. Good condition. Call 07954 657915 (Walton). Putters: £23 & £30 Ping putters 1 rhs ping zing putter £25. Ping G5i putter right handed £30. Call 01246 568981 (Walton). Set of Golf Clubs: £45 Set of clubs full set Calloway Driver, Hippo Fairway 3 and 5 woods, 4 iron to sand wedge irons, putter and bag. Good condition. £45. Call 01246 568981 (Walton). Mens leather walking boots: £30 Scarpa ZG10 GTX. Size 9. vgc. Tel Walton 235374 or 07748833959. Kodak digital picture frame 7” £20 As new, still boxed. Kodak Easyshare SV710. Complete with remote control, USB cable, power adaptor, software CD and instruction book. Call 01246 235374 or 07748833959. Stair Gates: £10 Pair of ‘Lindam’ (Metal) stair gates. To fit openings between 750mm (29.5”) and 850mm (33.5”). Call Neil on 07875 079089 (Walton). Next Ladies Cardigan: £20 Grey coloured marl bat wing casual cardigan (Medium size). Not worn. Still with tags on - £32 new. Call Jo on 07921 388564 (Walton). High Chair by Mamas & Papas: £15 Very good condition been kept at Grandparents for occasional usage. Call 01246 566797 (Brampton).

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Moshi Monsters: 50p Each Various Moshi monsters (Series 4). Call Neil on 07875 079089 (Walton). Divan Bed (4ft) : £75 Complete with two storage drawers, padded headboard and mattress protector. Hardly used. Cost £500 will accept £75. Call 07940 731573 (Walton). Computer Chair: £20 Good quality computer chair colour black swivel action very good condition. Ideal for student. Call 01246 566701 (After 6pm). CD Storage Units: £20 Pair/£8 each Two roll top CD storage units teak and black, stand independently on the floor loads of storage for loads of CDs very good condition. Call 01246 566701 (After 6pm). JCB 68cm (27”) Mobile Tool Box: £20 Duplicated present, new and unused extending handle rear wheels inner tray hinged lid etc (rrp £50). Call 01246 566797 (Brampton). Greenhouse/garage Heater: £10 Parasene model 591/692. 12”dia base x 9”dia top x 15”high 2.1/2 litres capacity and good condition. Call 01246 566797 (Brampton). Diamondback Mountain Bike: £130 Mens large frame bike. 2 years old and only used about 5 times. 26” wheel, front suspension. Complete with helmet, Zefal pump and lock. Call: 01246 232382 (Brampton). Yardman Petrol Mower: £50ono Rotary mower 3.5hp Brigg & Stratton engine 40cm cut works well. Call: 01246 231897 Reproduction Welsh Dresser: £50ono Dark Oak - Complete base, 3 drawers & cupboards & shelves and cupboards above. 1.7 wide x 1.7m high. Call: 01246 231897 Dining Table: £100 Oak dining table (no chairs) with built in black glass runner. Excellent condition only 6 months old. Cost £350 with chairs brand new. Size L 140cm,  w 85cm, h 74cm Call: 07713 116 555

Console Games: £25 DVDs - Shrek and Ben. Nintendos Games - Quantum of Solace & Goldeneye. Playstation 2 Games Tony Hawks; Ultimate Spiderman; Spiderman; Electro; V-Rally; Sing Star Legends - John Lennon, Jackson 5 and Aretha franklin. Play Station Games - Italian Job; Spiceworld; Starwars Lego; Grand Theft Auto. PC CD Roms - Unreal 11 the awakening; UFO Aftersship; Warhammer Battle March; Who Wants to be a Millionaire. All in good condition. £25 the lot. Call: 01246 208037. Black & Decker Workmate Plus: £20 Excellent condition. Call: 01246 275356 (Walton). Various: £Various 2 seater brown leather sofa, excellent condition £200; Black leather look 2 seater sofa, good condition £50; Large Candelabra, silver colour, as new, £45; Swinging Pavement sign, A1 size, easy access for changing posters, waterproof, for business use, as new, £50; Not your daughters Jeans, black, size 10 worn once, £45; 5 ceiling light fittings, 2 matching, wrought iron, as new, £200. Call: 07801 657664 (Walton). House Items: £Various Double oven (Leisure Gourmet Classic Gas - Cream): £100-125; Ceramic 1.5 sink £40-50; Fridge Freezer £50-60. Wooden fire surround, cream marble hearth & back, with coal effect fire, grate & coals £150-175. Call: 07817 753001 (Brampton). Various: £Various Swedish walker £45; Mini exercise bike £25; Moulinex Masterchef food processor £15; Electric trouser press £25; Brother Printer/ Fax £30; Morphy Richards steamgenerator iron £20; Morphy Richards breadmaker £30; Kenwood Chef kitchen mixer £45 All in good condition and with instructions, accessories & recipes. Call: 01246 853614 ask for Lisbeth. Black Recliner Chair: £20 Black leather-effect recliner chair. Also swivels. Slim design. Call 01246 566586

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

email: or call: 01246 568 519

WHICH V40 ARE YOU? THE ALL ALL NEW NEW VOLVO VOLVO V40 V40 RANGE RANGE from from Autoworld THE Autoworld Chesterfield Chesterfield

3 years servicing for 3 years servicing for

£300 £300

BOOK AA TEST TEST DRIVE DRIVE WITH WITH Autoworld Autoworld Chesterfield BOOK Chesterfield TODAY TODAY PERSONAL CONTRACT PURCHASE REPresentative Example: V40 D2 ES PERSONAL CONTRACT PURCHASE REPresentative Example: V40 D2 ES On the road price On the road £19,995.00 price £19,995.00

36 monthly payments 36 monthly (duration 37 payments months) (duration 37 £259.00 months) £259.00

Customer deposit Customer £3,306.00 deposit £3,306.00

Total amount of credit Total amount £16,689.00 of credit £16,689.00

Interest charges Interest £2,352.50 charges £2,352.50

Total amount payable Total amount £22,347.50 payable £22,347.50

Mileage per annum Mileage 10,000 per annum 10,000

Excess mileage Excess charge mileage 14.9p charge per mile 14.9p per mile

GFV (Guaranteed GFV Future Value) (Guaranteed £9,717.50 Future Value) £9,717.50

Fixed rate of interest Fixed rate (per annum) of3.04% interest (per annum) 3.04%

Representative APR Representative 5.9% APR 5.9%

Official fuel consumption for the All-New Volvo V40 range in mpg (l/100km): Urban 24.4 (11.6) - 70.6 (4.0), Extra Urban 44.1 (6.4) - 83.1 (3.4), Combined 34.0range (8.3) in - 78.5 CO₂ Emissions - 94g/km. Official fuel consumption for the All-New Volvo V40 mpg(3.6). (l/100km): Urban 24.4194 (11.6) - 70.6 (4.0), Extra Urban 44.1 (6.4) - 83.1 (3.4), Combined 34.0 (8.3) - 78.5 (3.6). CO₂ Emissions 194 - 94g/km. Finance subject to status. At participating dealers on vehicles registered by 31st March 2013. At the end of the Personal Contract Purchase there are three options: (i) pay the GFV (Guaranteed Future Value/Optional Final Payment) to own the vehicle; (ii) part exchange the vehicle, where equity is available; or (iii) Finance subject to Further status. charges At participating dealers on vehicles registeredofby March 2013.shown At theisend of the Contract Purchase there are three return the vehicle. may be made subject to the condition the31st vehicle. Deposit higher thanPersonal the minimum required. A lower deposit will options: pay the GFV (Guaranteed Future Value/Optional Final to own the vehicle; exchange theCar vehicle, equityThe is available; or (iii) increase(i)the monthly payment. Terms and conditions apply, 18s or Payment) over. Guarantee/Indemnity may(ii)bepart required. Volvo Creditwhere RH1 1SR. service offer is return the vehicle. Further charges may be made subject to the condition of the vehicle. Deposit shown is higher than the minimum required. A lower deposit will applicable to vehicles ordered before 31st March 2013. Services must be carried out at a Volvo Authorised Repairer. Retail offer only. Excludes fleet operators increase the monthly payment. Terms andfor conditions 18s or over. Guarantee/Indemnity may be required. Volvo Car Credit RH1 1SR. The service offer is and business users. See full termsapply, and conditions. applicable to vehicles ordered before 31st March 2013. Services must be carried out at a Volvo Authorised Repairer. Retail offer only. Excludes fleet operators and business users. See for full terms and conditions.

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

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Tree Felling Lawn Laying Fencing & Hedges Ponds & Patios Dry Stone Walling Building Work

Firewood Logs Now For Sale

Any Gardening Work Undertaken • No job too small

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A&H Paving Ltd Block Paving Fencing Drainage Concrete Drop Kerbs Patios Tarmac DCC Registered All construction

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M.J. Redford Building & Construction

Your Local Family Business Extensions & Alterations Roofing Building Maintenance No Job Too Small “The Price We Quality Workmanship Quote Is The Reliable & Trustworthy Price You Pay” No Hidden Free Quotations Extras Over 30 Years Experience

T: 01246 568700 M: 07774 150 177

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Bumper Scuff & Trim Bumper scuffs (black or colour coded) Alloy wheel scuffs & refinishing Seat cigarette burns and trim repairs Air Conditioning service and re-gas FULLY MOBILE SERVICE with NO VAT

Call Steve on 07810 332 272 Ashgate Road • Chesterfield S40 4AG

Pointing Houses, chimneys, walls, brick or stonework. Grind out and repoint. Also general building work. For estimates contact: Terry: 01246 208978 or 0771 966 4426 Pete: 01246 766079 or 0796 259 1264

SB Auto Repairs

Fully qualified mechanic with over 20 years experience Fully mobile service Local & independent All makes Servicing • Cam Belts Engine Repairs • Brakes Tyres • Exhausts

Shaun Boler 07778 750 922 Walton Chesterfield Uniquely designed and created vintage & non vintage jewellery. Free gift wrap & first class postage. Tel: 01246 455195 Mobile: 07850 036397 eMail:

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

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

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Weed control and trees cut tidy Garden trees cut and control Weed patios -cleaned Drives cutting hedge andups Grass CRB checked discounts OAPand Weekly/fortnightly contracts

7 Days A Week Service All Year Round OAP discounts • CRB checked and planting seeding Turfing, Trader A Derbyshire tidy ups Garden patios cleaned Drives and Trusted AND GARDEN CARE LANDSCAPE AFFORDABLE CARE AND GARDEN LANDSCAPE AFFORDABLE Tel: 01246 701 452 cut and trees controlseeding Weed planting and Turfing, A Derbyshire Trusted Trader

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• Slate Tiling Garden and Landscape • Flat Roofing Services • Guttering/Fascias • Repairs Complete maintenance of Rockeries and low maintenance gardens private and commercial estates • Chimney Stack/Pointing • 25gravel Years Experience Winter Maintenance Weekly / fortnightly contracts • Leadwork • Free Quotes Grass and hedge cutting


Greetings Cards • Stationary ATM for most major banks Postal Services • Financial Services MoneyGram Agent Photocopying & Fax Service Foreign Currency & Travel Insurance

OAP discounts - CRB checked

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Garden tidy ups

Turfing, seeding and planting

Drives and patios cleaned


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A Derbyshire Trusted Trader

Mobile: 07941 593483 Weed control and trees cut

3 Breckland Road (Walton Shops) • Chesterfield S40 3LJ

7 Days A Week Service All Year Round




Call us for a Fast Free Quote Trailer and Towbar Specialists since 1997. Local High Quality Service. Find us at: Unit 60, M1 Commerce Park Markham Lane, Chesterfield S44 5HS Accessories Shop · Now doing number plates.

01246 768894

Joinery & Handy Person Friendly Service Free Quotes Call 0773 797 8444 Chatsworth Road Chesterfield S40 3BA

Milkman. Call 01246 568 519. Steve Gentle Handyman Services Cabinets, shelving, flat packs, taps, pictures, lighting, tiling, small joinery and much more. No job too small. Reasonable prices • Top quality • Fully insured

01246 205006 07904 905617 (Wingerworth based)

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Offers Advertisers special offers vary each month and I sometimes wonder how many you actually spot. To make it easier for you I’ve pulled them all onto this single page and iincluded the highlights of the offers that appear in the edition. To find full details and any terms and conditions you’ll need to refer to the adverts or speak to the business involved. I hope you like it and, as usual, if you have any thoughts on the page please get in touch.

Blue Flame

Holymoorside Film

Brampton Manor


Carpet Cleaning Pro

Moorland Natural Therapy Centre

Fit & Active


Fox & Goose


Hello Beads

Sehati Health & Wellbeing

Ideal Carpets

Studio 57

Free boiler service worth £75 when taking out a silver or gold service plan.

Membership: Two months free or three months for the price of two.

Get two carpets cleaned for £29 plus a third for only £5.

Free exercise class at St Thomas Church Centre for all adults of all fitness levels and age groups.

Complimentary Champagne, Sherry or Mulled Wine on arrival, for Mums with their Mothers Day Lunch.

10% discount on your first order, with the advert.

Free underlay, grippers, door bar and delivery.

Free admission to March film for new members.

10% off the first order of promotional products until the end of April 2013.

25% off your first appointment.

£5 off your oven clean during March.

Your first clean from £25 during March.

Pay for one treatment and get the second free.

Free photo shoot and 10” x 8” print.

NOTE: This page only provides the highlights. Where offers have terms and conditions these will be stated in the businesses’ adverts or can be discussed directly with the business making the offer. S40 Local accept no responsibility for errors in the listings. Please mention S40 Local • Page 85

CHESTERFIELD PLUMBING & HOME SERVICES “A Polite, Reliable Service” NO CALL OUT FEE NO VAT • Bathrooms, showers & kitchen installations • Leaks & repairs • No job too small


Tel: 01246 205 000 Mob: 07971 447 040 7 Redgrove Way • Walton • Chesterfield S40 3JN

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

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