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no. 42 April 2013 The community magazine for Ashgate, Brampton, Brookside, Holymoorside, Somersall and Walton.

Intro Hi,

Another year goes by! The ‘4’ on the cover is all I’ve had time to do to celebrate four years of S40 Local. I did have big plans but unfortunately I didn’t have big time! So Happy Birthday S40 Local and a huge thanks to everyone who’s supported S40 Local either by having an advert, providing some content or simply picking up the phone, calling one of the businesses and telling them where you found the number. Then there’s the thanks to my delivery team for braving the snow, Cathy for invoicing everyone and Matt, WIll, and Godfrey for their articles, Louise for hours spent proof reading my appalling grammar and my wife! I was called militant this week in response to our edition last month (Wikipedia: Militant is usually used to describe a person engaged in aggressive verbal or physical combat). I was a little taken aback by this, I don’t consider myself militant. What I think is happening is I’m simply feeding back the comment and opinion people are feeding me as I meet and talk. I’m here to support the small independent business and will continue to do so. Take a look through the advertisers in any edition of S40 Local, they are sole traders, people with small shops, even the larger businesses are still very small in the scheme of things, these guys are important to our economy and community so chances are I might get more ‘militant’ yet! A rather large victory was achieved by a small group on 11 March. The Save The Crispin group did just that, they saved it! Planning was proposed for six changes at the pub to allow Tesco to open it as an Extra store and four of the six applications were rejected. This doesn’t mean it’s all over though, there will need to be plans to create a viable long term business and Tesco may resubmit their plans. I intend to meet with the group and see what happens next so promise to keep you posted. But for the moment I think we should all celebrate a local victory with a pint in our local pub. So down to business. A sporty feel in this months S40; swimming, golf, bowling, cycling plus loads of other stuff. Please enjoy it and if you’re social media savvy don’t forget to ‘like‘ us on Facebook and follow us on twitter, not that we ever tweet anything! Till after Easter. Paul Chapman.

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Business Article

Very Eco Logic A fresh solution to heat and energy supply.

With fuel bills rising, heating our water and homes is an ever increasing proportion of our overall household expenditure - so ‘off grid’ and sustainable solutions start to make sense not only from a financial but also an environmental perspective. Most of us are now familiar with Solar panels (or Solar PV), and also with traditional wood burning stoves to heat homes - solid fuel being one of the most cost effective ways to provide heat. But by integrating a range of alternative solutions there is a real opportunity to heat your home and water independently, putting you almost entirely in control of your energy provision, with very little reliance on multinational fuel companies.

A false chimney breast allowing the

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To understand some of these alternatives, I went along to a house

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in Walton with Simon Smith from Eco Logic Electrical, where they have recently been undertaking some work that links three solutions. “The starting point of this system is a wood burning stove with an integrated back boiler, the stove sits pride of place in the lounge providing an attractive focal point for the family living space” explained Simon. “The whole chimney breast is false, built to accommodate the stove which needs a chimney. I installed a twin wall stainless steel flue to feed through the roof space. It’s only noticeable at the front of the property where you can see a small black chimney, but many people make a statement with the flue, keeping the stainless appearance right through the installation” Simon outlined. The woodburning stove requires a supply of solid fuel, the fuel burns and the heat from the stove and radiant heat from the flue, heats the room it’s in and then the rooms surrounding the flue on other floors. The stove is used to feed heat into a back-boiler, which is used to heat a thermal store or hot water into the central heating system. The heart of the system is a large thermal store which, in this particular installation, lives in the roof space, “although the thermal store looks like a hot water cylinder, it’s not. A thermal store holds water that is heated, then when you need hot water, cold is fed through the thermal store, passing through a long system of pipework (that is surrounded by the heated water) before emerging as hot water” explained Simon.

“We reckon that the system will be about 80% cheaper than gas, this means a real saving of £1600 a year” thermal alone provides us with hot water in the summer and then we have the solar PV. This was installed about six months ago and although we’re on the new lower feed in tariff as our installation happened after the tariff changed we’ve benefited from cheaper installation costs and recently had our first pay back tariff of £400, even with this year’s grey winter skies.”

The water in the thermal store can be heated from one of four sources in this installation: 1. Solar thermal tubes on the roof (we haven’t got to those yet!); 2. The back boiler heated from the wood burning stove;

“We reckon that the system will be about 80% cheaper than gas, this means a real saving of £1600 a year to us. Long term, the savings will easily cover the costs” adds Hazel.

3. The combi boiler; 4. There is also the option of heating the store by plugging into the mains electric supply, but so far in this system it’s not been needed, but in this home the energy can be provided from the solar PV panels on the roof.

Alternative energy provision requires a large financial outlay but delivers long term solutions to reduce ongoing costs. They make sense for those with a high income or with available savings looking to reduce their energy bills. I was blown away by what I saw, a real integrated solution that puts the control back to the home owner who is now able to manage their energy costs. If you’d like to discuss any part of the solution give Simon a call, “it can be installed in phases to help spread the costs” Simon added.

In terms of heating the home, once the back boiler reaches 58 degrees the heat supply switches automatically to provide hot water to the central heating system and radiators. When the stove isn’t lit the system works the same way as a combi boiler.

I spoke to the homeowner Hazel to ask why they had the system installed and how they are finding it? “We are ‘off supply’ for our gas so have been using Calor gas for years. As costs have risen we were looking for another solution. We used to fill the cylinder 3 or 4 times each winter but since Simon completed the installation we haven’t had to fill it at all. I suspect we’ll be down to one Calor fill each Winter from now on” said Hazel. “The solar

A more contemporary setting and an exposed flue providing heat through the house.

The heart of the system, the thermal store, not pretty to look at but pretty effective and hidde n away in the loft.

The final part of this integrated solution are the solar PV panels on the roof, providing electricity throughout the day and enabling the homeowner to benefit from the government feed in tariff, where you get paid for feeding electricity back to the national grid.

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An intergrated ECO Logic HETAS approved installation uses a wood burning stove with a back boiler to supply hot water to the central heating system. Once the stove is up to temperature you’re heating your whole house and not just the one room. Include a Solar PV system together with having your electricity supply Voltage Optimised with an ECO Logic installation and your electricty costs are vastly reduced... even when the sun doesn’t shine! Solar Thermal systems supply hot water during the day that is delivered preheated to your boiler - more savings!

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Sunday 24 March Monday 25 March Tuesday 26 March Wednesday 27 March Thursday 28 March Thursday 28 March Thursday 28 March Thursday 28 March Friday 29 March Friday 29 March Saturday 30 March Saturday 30 March Saturday 30 March Saturday 30 March Saturday 30 March Sunday 31 March

Sunday 31 March Sunday 31 March Sunday 31 March Sunday 31 March Monday 1 April Monday 1 April

The Gospel Mission Palm Sunday Procession 10:45am Meet at the junction of Old Road and Old Hall Road 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. Chesterfield Theatres: We'll Meet Again. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Chesterfield Theatres: Temples, Tigers and the Moonbear. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Spotlight Comedy Club. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Chesterfield Theatres: In Conversation - Using the Blue Pencil. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Photographic Society Group Presentations: Work from the Society’s special interest groups digital, slide and audio visual. Chesterfield Main Library 7:30 pm. Non members always welcome—free entry. Chesterfield Theatres: Spotlight Comedy Club Featuring Compere Anthony J. Brown and comedians Bobby Mair and Ben Davids. 8pm at The Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Good Friday Service at The Gospel Mission. 2 pm. "The final steps to the cross" Fish Night Specials board & Live music at Brampton Manor. The Offenders plus kids disco in the function room must be pre booked. Contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or Easter Egg Hunt at Brampton Manor. 10:30am to 12pm. Pre-booking required includes an Easter egg and bun, plus a Free kids meal voucher for on the day. £1 Members, £2 non members. Contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or Easter Eve Coffee Morning at The Gospel Mission. 11.00 am. Join us in decorating the church for Easter. Enjoy coffee, cake and hot cross buns and peruse our Easter stall, with cards, crafts and Easter gifts available. Easter Bunny Cruises on the Chesterfield Canal: For many years the Chesterfield Canal Trust has run Santa Special cruises. At Hollingwood Hub on Easter Saturday, they are launching their first Easter Bunny Cruises. These trips will run for one day only. All tickets cost £6. Booking is essential. To secure your tickets, ring 07709 088007. 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. 8pm at The Pomegranate Theatre. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Chas and Dave. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Jazz Brunch with Jazz2Funk. Featuring the West Coast fusion sounds of Jazz2Funk, superb Sunday entertainment with croissants, muffins, fruit juice, tea, coffee, sausage and bacon cobs (vegetarian option available). £10 tickets in advance include table reservation, or £10 on the door pot luck. For more information visit or call Wendy on 07764 587258. 11:3oam to 2:30pm at Club Chesterfield, Chester Street, Chesterfield S40 1DL. Easter celebration for all the family at The Gospel Mission. 9.30 am. Easter breakfast and Holy Communion followed by Easter Festival service at 11.00. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Easter Service: 5 to 6pm at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Refreshments after the service Easter Sunday worship with Holy Communion at Storrs Road Methodist Church. 10:45am led by Rev Jocelyn Lewis Easter Sunday Carvery at Brampton Manor. From 12 to 4pm. Contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or Bank Holiday Monday BBQ at Brampton Manor. With Live music with Damien Downes from 2pm. Contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or Chesterfield Easter Market: 10am to 4pm. Chesterfield Market plays host to a variety of fun activities with the annual Easter market and table top sale. Major stores will be open during the day and the Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints has an open day and will be offering trips up the tower of the worldfamous crooked spire. For information call the Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345777 or 01246 345778.

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Tue 2nd & Wed 3rd April Tuesday 2 April Wednesday 3 April Thursday 4 April Thursday 4 April Friday 5 April Friday 5 April

Friday 5 April Saturday 6 April Saturday 6 April Saturday 6 April Sunday 7 April

Loundsley Green Community Centre open meeting - all in the community welcome to plan events & activities in the community centre. 7.30pm in the side meeting room of the centre. TRX & Kettle bell Demo Days at Brampton Manor. Demonstrations throughout the day. Contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or Chesterfield Theatres: Let Me Be Your Star! Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Annual General Meeting. United Reformed Church meeting room, Holymoorside at 8pm. Contact: Peter Forrow (Chairman) 01246 568000 or Trevor Gee (Secretary) 01246 569059. Soccer: Tots Taster Session at Brampton Manor. 10am to 1pm. Contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or Chesterfield Photographic Society: Look at it Our Way. The way of Marjorie and Tony Thurmston. Chesterfield main Library 7:30 pm. Non members always welcome—free entry. 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. 7.30pm at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Open Evening at Brampton Manor. From 6pm Meet George Woolgar Pro European Touring Golfer, nutrition advice & priority booking for the Body Transformation Challenge. The Salon will be open, come along and meet our therapists, special offers on the evening. Live music with Towards The Sun. Contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or Towards the Sun at Brampton Manor: 19:30-23:30. Live Music every friday Night in association with Realtime Live. Brampton Food Market. Market starts at 10am and finishes at 1:30pm. Call St Thomas’ Centre for details on 01246 279916. 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. 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. Chesterfield Theatres: A Trip Through the Decades. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www.

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Thursday 11 April

Thursday 11 April Thursday 11 April Friday 12 April Friday 12 April Saturday 13 April Saturday 13 April Saturday 13 April

Saturday 13 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 Ashgate Hospice Volunteer Drop In Day: 10am – 8pm. We welcome all volunteers, past, present and future to come to the Day Unit at Ashgate Hospice for a cuppa, cake and informal chat. If you would like further details please email or call 01246 567250. We look forward to seeing you! Chesterfield Theatres: The Cookin' Pots. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. 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. At The Pomegranate Theatre. Contact the Box Office on 01246 345 222 or online 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 (behind the Nags Head Public House in Newbold). Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information. Holymoorside Film: with guests Chesterfield Garland dancers and band "Tortoise in Love" Tom is as slow as a tortoise in plucking up courage to ask out pretty Anya. The comedy locals have to jolly him along. Great fun! Evening starts at 7:30pm Holymoorside Village Hall. See or call Ann 01246 567118 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. Chesterfield Photographic Society Practical Evening: Techniques and Tips. Chesterfield main Library 7:30 pm. Non members always welcome—free entry. 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. 7:30pm at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online 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. 7:30pm at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Whiskey Bob at Brampton Manor: 19:30-23:30. Live Music every Friday Night in association with Realtime Live. Terminus Bowling Club Open Day. The club will hold a public Open Day from 11am to 4pm. If you want to have a go then pop along. Every Wednesday morning throughout the season between 10am and 12pm, the club welcomes potential new bowlers. Chesterfield Cats Protection: Holymoorside Bazaar, Village Hall, Holymoor Road, Holymoorside. Open 10.00 am to 1.00 pm - free admission. Refreshments, tombola, raffle, games, cake stall, home made crafts, plant stall, CP merchandise, bargains galore! Contact: Gill 01246 209946 "Who let the Dads out?" - Dads only playgroup: 9:30 to 11 am at Chesterfield Baptist Church, Cross Street S40 4ST. Bacon butties, tea, toast, fruit, newspapers, magazines, music, craft time for dads/grandads/male carers and their pre-school children. Please come - you will be very welcome! For more information please contact: or ring Mick on 07976 641034. Chesterfield Theatres: UWE Megaslam American Wrestling Show. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online


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Sunday 14 April Sunday 14 April

Monday 15 April Monday 15 April

Tuesday 16 April Wednesday 17 April

Thu 18 to Sat 20 April Thursday 18 April Friday 19 April Friday 19 April Friday 19 April Friday 19 April Friday 19 April Saturday 20 April Saturday 20 April Saturday 20 April Tue 23 to Sat 27 April Thursday 25 April Thursday 25 April Thursday 25 April Friday 26 April Friday 26 April

Friday 26 April

Worship4All service at Storrs Road Methodist Church. This will also include a baptism. 10:45am led by Rev Helen Hoe. The Worship Group will be singing before the service. IGLOO Sportive: A road biking/cyclosportive challenge - choice of two routes - 130km and 65km. The event is supported by and registered with British Cycling. Starting venue is Holmebrook Valley Park, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S41 8XP. Entry Fee: Long Route £25 and Shorter Route £20, Additional £3 charge for day entries. Entry via or, for details www. or email Whisky Tasting at Maison Mes Amis. See advert for details. To book any of the events call Maison Mes Amis on 01246 768 789 or call in. Annual General Meeting followed by a talk Organisation of Diabetes Care in Derbyshire by speaker, Dr Robert Robinson, (Consultant Diabetologist). Chesterfield Voluntary group - Diabetes UK. Meet 2nd Monday in the Education Centre, adjacent to Car Parks 5 & 6 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Calow at 7.30pm. Chesterfield Theatres: Film - Bel Ami (15) A starry cast brings to life this stylish and scandalous tale of high society 19th Century France. Starring Robert Pattinson, Christina Ricci and Uma Thurman. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Baltic Crossing at Hollingwood Hub A fantastic five-piece band made up of young traditional musicians from Finland, Denmark and the UK. Wherever they meet, at least one must cross the Baltic Sea - hence their name! They have played at big festivals including Womad. Hollingwood Hub beside the Chesterfield Canal at 7:30pm. All tickets cost £8. To book, ring 01246 477569 or book online at the Chesterfield Canal Trust website. Chesterfield Theatres: Dead Guilty Powerful revenge thriller starring Anne Brecon, Junnell Funnell and more. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Japanese Exchange: See the work of our friends at Toyota Camera Club in Japan. Chesterfield Photographic Society. Chesterfield main Library 7:30 pm. Non members always welcome—free entry. Parkinson's UK Chesterfield & District Branch. An Illustrated talk about Chatsworth presented by His Grace The Duke of Devonshire, 7:30pm at St. John's Church Centre ,Walton Back Lane, Chesterfield. Refreshments included. Tickets: £10 available from Anne Thompson on 01246 566448. Ashgate Hospice: Under the Hammer - On Line Auction and Fundraising Day with Peak FM. Get your radios and tune in. All Day. For more information go to Holymoorside & District History Society: Towns, Villages and Castles of Derbyshire - A talk by Clive R. Hart. Venue: Holymoorside Village Hall, 7:30pm £1.50 including refreshments. Contact the Secretary on 01246 568101. Junkyard Dogs' at Brampton Manor: 19:30-23:30. Live Music every Friday Night in association with Realtime Live. Chesterfield Theatres: The Lumberjacks Stand up comedy starring well known faces Craig Campbell, Stewart Francis and Glenn Wool. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Hip Hop Juniors Class and Hip Hop Kids. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Spring Fayre: Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Road is holding its Spring Fayre at 2.00pm. Come along and browse round the wide variety of stalls, join in with one of the games, have a cup of tea and a home made cake or just meet up with friends for a chat. All welcome. Chesterfield Theatres: Saturday Night Dance. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Chesterfield Theatres: Sweet Charity Amateur production presented by Chesterfield Operatic Society. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online A Champagne Night at Maison Mes Amis. A chance to see the new outdoor courtyard and sample fine Champagnes. To book any of the events call Maison Mes Amis on 01246 768 789 or call in. Chesterfield Photographic Society AGM: We welcome your input to the running of the Society. Chesterfield main Library 7:30 pm. Non members always welcome—free entry. Chesterfield Theatres: Spotlight Comedy Club International comedy special featuring Compere Anthony J. Brown and comedians Wes Zaharuk and Sajeela Kershi. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Chesterfield Theatres: Suggs – My Life in Words and Music. Well known comedian and singer of Madness visits the Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Messy Church 'God the Builder' at Storrs Road Methodist Church Centre. After school from 3.30 to 5:30pm (come along when you can). Crafts, games, singing, worship and food but mainly FUN!! Everyone welcome but children must be accompanied by an adult. Please book your place by 19th April to assist catering and crafts. Tel 01246 270012 or email Holymoorside Film: "The Full Monty" filmed in locations throughout Sheffield - now a comedy drama classic and on tour as a stage play. Save the fare and enjoy this ‘naughty but fun’ movie nearer home with friends. You can keep your hat on! Cert 15. Starts at 7:30pm Holymoorside Village Hall. See www. or call Ann 01246 567118.

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Friday 26 April Saturday 27 April Saturday 27 April Saturday 27 April

Dan Aspinall' at Brampton Manor: 7:30 to 11:30pm. Live Music every Friday Night in association with Realtime Live. Chesterfield Theatres: Hip Hop Juniors Class and Hip Hop Kids. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Ceilidh at Loundsley Green Community Centre. Tickets from Pru Jones:

Chesterfield Theatres: Keep it Cash. Chosen by 20th Century Fox as the voice of Johnny Cash at the launch of the film ‘Walk The Line’, the band will create note perfect, the musical legacy of Johnny Cash complete with his iconic baritone voice. Box Office 01246 345 222 or Sunday 28 April Transition Chesterfield Wild Food Walk. 10:30am Demonstrating the wide range of food that grows for free all around us, a fairly gentle walk taking about 2 hours finishing at Loundsley Green Community Centre. Numbers limited so booking essential, £2 per person - accompanied children (free) welcome. Details and to book call: 01246 566598 or email: Sunday 28 April Transition Chesterfield Wild Food Lunch. A light lunch of soup, bread and tapas style seasonal wild food, all growing in the immediate area - an opportunity to discover some of the flavours and tastes of the British spring and ask questions about the plants used. Loundsley Green Community Centre 12:30pm to 2pm. Numbers limited so booking essential, £5 per head. For details and to book call: 01246 566598 or email: Monday 29 April Brampton Living History Group: 'The River Derwent- Source to Mouth.' A talk by Norma Consterdine. Held in St. Thomas' Church Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road at 7.30pm. Admission Charge £1.50. ALL WELCOME. Wednesday 1 Chesterfield Theatres: Film - Anna Karenina (12A). Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. May Wednesday 1 Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Tudor Gardens - a talk by Maureen Taylor. United Reformed Church May meeting room, Holymoorside at 8pm. Contact: Peter Forrow (Chairman) 01246 568000 or Trevor Gee (Secretary) 01246 569059. Thursday 2 May Chesterfield Theatres: In Conversation - Chelsea Challenge - A 'Blooming' Lifeboat. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Thursday 2 May Chesterfield Theatres: Me and Me Dad. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Thursday 2 May Chesterfield Theatres: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - From Twig to Bow. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Saturday 4 May Brampton Food Market. Market start at 10am and finishes at 1:30pm. Call St Thomas’ Centre for details on 01246 279916. Saturday 4 May Chesterfield Theatres: Candy Girls. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www.chesterfieldtheatres. Sun 5 & Mon 6 The Chesterfield Art Club Exhibition at Ashover Parish Hall: Open 10am - 5.00pm daily. Free Admission. May Exhibition of approximately 150 pictures from over 40 artists varying in subject matter, media, and style. Most work is for sale. The exhibition coincides with the Ashover May Day Celebrations. Monday 6 May Chesterfield Cricket: Mayor's Cup at Queen's Park - Twenty20 cricket starting at 11am with Chesterfield CC playing the Derbyshire Academy Tuesday 7 May Chesterfield Theatres: Queen of the Dance. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Wednesday 8 Chesterfield CC's annual Sporting Dinner at the Proact Stadium with Geoff Miller, Alec Stewart and Kevin May Connelly - tickets at £39.50 from Mike Taylor on 07790 777483 Wednesday 8 Chesterfield Theatres: Film - Les Miserables (12A). Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. May Thursday 9 May Singing for the Brain: St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane 2pm to 4pm. Anyone with dementia or any similar condition is very welcome to come along with their carers and enjoy an afternoon of tea, cake, song, chat and fun. Staff from Alzheimer's Society will be on hand for advice. For more information contact the Alzheimer's society on 01246 223366. Thursday 9 May Chesterfield Theatres: Charley's Aunt. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Thursday 9 May Chesterfield Theatres: Michael English. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Friday 10 May Chesterfield Theatres: T Rextasy - I Love to Boogie. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Saturday 11 May Ashgate Hospice: Spring Fair & Rainbow Ribbons. 11am to 2pm Ashgate Hospice. For more information go to Sunday 12 May Chesterfield Theatres: Being Tommy Cooper. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Monday 13 May Chesterfield Theatres: Jazz in the Bar - Sally Doherty. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www.

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Monday 13 May

On the track of Unstone’s Past Rail Lines – exploring the relict landscape of the old branch line. An illustrated talk by Jane Marson. 7:30pm at St Thomas Church Centre, Chatsworth Road, Brampton. Info: NEDIAS, 01246 234212. David Wilmot Memorial Lecture. Monday 13 May Angry Man to Iron Man (My diabetes & Fitness Journey) Speaker: Bob Leatherday. Chesterfield Voluntary group - Diabetes UK. Meet 2nd Monday in the Education Centre, adjacent to Car Parks 5 & 6 at Chesterfield Royal Hospital, Calow at 7.30pm. Tuesday 14 May Wine Tasting Night at Maison Mes Amis. See advert for details. To book any of the events call Maison Mes Amis on 01246 768 789 or call in. Tuesday 14 May Chesterfield & District Civic Society: Update on Planning in Chesterfield. Mike Hayden is the Head of Regeneration Chesterfield Borough Council. For the last few years, Mike has provided the Society with enlightening updates of such developments as Waterside and the Northern Gateway. Find out what developments there have been in the last twelve months. 7:30pm at the Eyre Chapel Newbold (behind the Nags Head Public House in Newbold). Call Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information. Thursday 16 May Hickman & Cassidy at Hollingwood Hub: Hickman and Cassidy are a transatlantic duo inspired by the traditions of America and Britain. They will be appearing at Hollingwood Hub beside the Chesterfield Canal at 7:30pm. All tickets cost £8. To book, ring 01246 477569 or book online at the Chesterfield Canal Trust website. Thursday 16 May Chesterfield Theatres: One Night of Queen. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online www. Friday 17 May Holymoorside & District History Society: Joseph Paxton - A talk by Lorraine Mayfield. 7:30pm at Holymoorside Village Hall £1.50 including refreshments. Contact the Secretary on 01246 568101. Saturday 18 May Coffee morning Bible Mission Project Aid: 10am to 12 noon at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Cakes, books, bric-a-brac, plants on sale. Sunday 19 May Pentecost Worship4All cafe style service at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Led by Rev Andrew Checkley. The Worship Group will be singing before the service. Sunday 19 May Chesterfield Cricket: National 40 over cricket match between Yorkshire and the Unicorns at Queen's Park. Sunday 19 May Ashgate Hospice: Fancy Drag Race. 9:30am start in Chesterfield town centre. For more information go to Sunday 19 May Robinson Bowls Club Open Day from 12 noon until 5 pm at Walton Dam. All are welcome and bowls can be provided, but please wear flat shoes. For more information please contact Alan Taylor, Tel: 01246 206061.

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The decision to open Pooky, a new toy shop on Chatsworth Road, just a month after the a global toy store had announced it was coming to Chesterfield, must have been daunting for owner Victoria Holmes. But you only need to take a peek inside to experience the unique charm of this independent toy shop and you will see how very different the two concepts are.

I wanted to open a traditional toy shop with a quirky edge” explains Victoria “I love traditional toys, wooden toys, things that aren’t easy to locate or generally available on the high street”. Her range includes newborn and christening gifts and toys for children up to about eight years of age. The toys have a certain simplicity, but

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are brightly coloured and certain to transform a room. “We’ve many old favourites, including pedal cars, ride-on toys, rocking horses, puzzles, crafts, kitchens, role play games and dressing up outfits. Then there’s games, dominoes, Ludo, Snakes and Ladders, chess sets - games which teach children that you can’t win all the time! Some of them have batteries and some are plastic... but not many.” “When my children visit their Great Grandma, she doesn’t have a massive selection of toys so they play with things like dominoes and her magnifying glass and they are entertained for ages” says Victoria “and it’s on this basis that I choose my stock. It’s often the simpler toys that keep them entertained the longest”. “Many of the children’s parents had the toys I stock when they were children and Grandparents love it as they remember playing with the same games with their children”.

“I remember when I first opened, one lady commented that ‘Pooky was both the worst and best thing to happen to Chesterfield” Victoria has two infant girls so has had plenty of opportunities to research other toy shops, and she’s put her lessons into practice “I decided not to put in a central display unit cluttering the shop to give people plenty of space to wheel round a pushchair or two - it was something I used to find hindered my progress in some stores and I wanted Pooky to be a more pleasant shopping experience.”

If you’ve never stepped through the door then pay Victoria a visit, perhaps take your children to choose a pocket money toy or take a look at their selection of good quality £5 party presents. As I left I realised where I knew Victoria from... our girls are in the same class at school, it’s a small world Chesterfield!

Since opening, Victoria has changed and developed what’s on offer. “I remember when I first opened, one lady commented that ‘Pooky was both the worst and best thing to happen to Chesterfield’. Worst, as she was worried about the money she’d spend and best, as it had a great range of traditional stock, something not seen elsewhere, I was really thrilled,” commented Victoria. Alongside the traditional toys for sale, Pooky provides a range of additional products such as tailored party bags for £2 each with stationary or games, filled with wooden toys that last - not a pile of plastic that is likely to be in bits after a few hours play. Pooky can also arrange for Peppa Pig to attend your party or event, last seen at the summer fair at Holymoorside and out and about meeting her fans on Chatsworth Road during the Festival week. Victoria also offers a ‘lay-by’ service allowing you to pay by installments for more expensive items. Savings cards are also on offer allowing you to pay small amounts each week for an expensive birthday gift, but could also be used to help teach your children about saving - putting their pocket money away each week to save for something they really want. You can also join their birthday club - Pooky will send a card and voucher four weeks before your child’s birthday to spend in the shop - and another little gift when they visit the shop. There’s also a lovely range of children’s greetings cards. New to Pooky in April will be a dedicated area where local makers can display and sell gifts for children - for example hand painted artwork for babies and children, including commissions and nursery/children’s bedroom wall paintings. If you don’t see what you want, you can browse the catalogues for even more choice, place your order and collect from the shop when it arrives.

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Business Article

Pull Kick Glide Sally Parkin of Midlands Swim School

Kid’s schedules are so hectic - filled with activities, classes and play dates, but the one thing I hear most often from parents is “I don’t mind what activities they want to try out or which they stop, but the one thing they have to learn is how to swim”.

“It’s about learning through fun for children in small groups, a maximum of four children to a teacher (or six children if two teachers are working with the group) and we engage with the kids through games” says Sally.


“One thing that I heard from parents when I was doing research for starting up the swim school, was how kids often spent more time waiting for their turn at the side of the pool than they actually spent swimming. In a 30 minute session they might only get to do four widths. I make sure our pupils are in the water all the time and the 30 minutes are spent being taught” says Sally.

I met up with Sally who recently started offering lessons from the privately owned pool, to learn more about the principles behind her swim schools.

“We also have questionnaires and feedback loops so I can capture any areas where people feel we can improve.”

e’ve got a number of options for swimming lessons locally and one of those is Midlands Swim School and EMSA Babies sessions at the Springwell Farm pool at Holymoorside, managed by Sally Parkin.

They offer lessons for all ages from the baby classes from 6 months to 3 years, to the swim school for children from three years. They also offer adult classes - where there is no age limit!

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Teaching at Holymoorside are Rachel, Rebecca, Beth and Dave, all qualified to ASA or STA Level two, CRB checked and fully insured. Sally’s approach to business is simple, she has established a set of solid principles that must

be adhered to and achieved by all her team, she mentors them all to ensure this is happening. “All my teachers take part in a continual training program which sees them under constant assessment to ensure their training is bang up to date, plus most of our teachers are qualified lifeguards and first aiders. Sally has always been a swimmer, having previously swum at a regional and national level in swimming and lifesaving disciplines. “I’ve been running the swimming academy since 1998. Prior to that I worked in sales, but after my first child was born I didn’t want to go back. I got an offer to teach swimming and ended up increasing my teaching time until I was pretty much working full time again. In 1998 I decided to set up on my own - at that time there wasn’t a great deal of choice for swimming lessons other than the local authority. I wanted to offer an alternative and since then the business has continued to grow.” “Midlands Swim School and EMSA Babies both come under the umbrella of EMSA LTD and we now run schools in Sheffield, Nottingham, Derby, Ripley, Castle Donnington and Mansfield so I was really pleased to bring classes to Chesterfield at Springwell Farm” adds Sally. To find out more about the classes on offer at Midlands Swim School, why not check out their website at, give Sally or Liz a ring on 07792 505521 or email


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Business Article


John Beevers of Blueflame Heat Plan Ltd Winter is hanging around this year, it’s not clearing off, snow in mid-March, what’s it all about? What it does mean is an extended reliance on our central heating systems. Blueflame is a local, Chatsworth Road based, gas service company that specialises in providing annual Service Plans for part or all of the central heating system. Central heating and hot water are things we rely on completely, but we don’t always realise it until something goes wrong - and when it does go wrong, it can be expensive and frustrating to put right - especially if it happens on a bank holiday - as it invariably does! Service Plans are the way to spread the cost of these breakdowns through monthly payments, and how we can ensure there’s someone to help us if things do go wrong. John Beevers is one of the directors at Blueflame, which was set up about 12 years ago and from the outset they established themselves as a supplier of Service Plans, “Of the first five contracts we sold we still have contracts with four, the other one moved and left the area” says John. With any boiler the cost of parts and labour charges that come with adhoc repairs can be very costly, a few repairs and you start thinking about a new boiler. The advantage of a Service Plan is it provides peace of mind, your system gets fixed when it fails and you don’t have to worry. “Most of our customers have come to us after a bad experience with another supplier, mainly the national guys. The customer expectation with a Service Plan is simple, ‘my boiler breaks and someone comes out and fixes it’ in many cases there are so many exclusions and get out clauses that people end up unhappy with the service. “Our terms and conditions are nine points on a single side of A4 in 12pt font, you won’t have to trawl through a book of detail. We do have a couple of exclusions like faults in system design, the problems caused due to defective installations and we have restrictions on some gas fires but otherwise if it’s broke, we’ll fix it.” “We recently learnt of a customer with a national contract being charged for sludge build up in the system. Many times it’s simply the sludge that’s caused the fault, so with us - if it’s the sludge that caused it, we’ll fix it.” Blueflame offers a few levels of cover but basically, it’s Silver for the boiler or Gold for the boiler with the full central heating system (brief outline shown in their advert opposite) and with prices of national Service Plans creeping up, the cost of Blueflame’s plans is a lot more competitive than you might think. Perhaps now is the time to review your contract and consider diverting your pound from the national Service Plan providers to Blueflame - supporting the local guys and the local economy. In addition to specialising in Service Plans, Blueflame offer a complete range of gas and plumbing services, including, boiler swaps, upgrades, power flushing to mention just a few so they might be worth a quick call whatever the problem. Left: A typical Blueflame installation.

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Your response to the 10% independent article has really taken us by surprise, thank you to everyone who’s been in touch with feedback, support and ideas for making it a success. What’s really been ‘trending’ in S40 this month has been the love of the milkman and I say that in a social media sense as well. From the first delivery of S40 Local last month, we were inundated with phone calls, emails and texts recommending local milkmen but none of these have just said “here’s the number of a milkman” - all have been accompanied by high praise for their supplier with comments such as: “delivers really early in the morning and is friendly and reliable,” “Fab milkman! Even when we had that really deep snow the other year (2011) he always managed to deliver our milk!” And it’s not just me who’s been inundated following the request for a milkman - our local milkmen have found the page of S40 Local stuffed into many a returned milk bottle from their faithful customers! Anyway, on the 13 March we received our first milk bottle delivery for many years and we took this photo (below) of our Peak District Diaries bottles lined up in the fridge, and posted it on the S40 Local Facebook page. Consider that our most popular posts generally receive a hit rate of about 80 people, imagine our surprise when the milk phenomenon took hold and the bottles went viral, well in a local sense perhaps! We recorded 1613 people seeing the post and received 26 comments - sharing the milkman love and our ‘likes’ growing on Facebook. Now, I’m no social media guru, and much as I’d like to say we planned this campaign to perfection - it really was a total surprise! Just shows that when something captures the imagination, social media can help spread a story like wildfire! If you’d like to follow us - you never know we may post something interesting again one day - find us on facebook - S40 Local and give us a ‘like’. Amidst all the excitement, what I’ve forgotten to do is introduce the local milkmen behind the phenomena - Mike Wildgoose (566 186) and Mick Barrett (203 768)... both of whom have business cards in this month’s edition should you want to choose one.

Here’s what you said: “Mick Barratt is my milkman. He has never failed to deliver my milk and always with a smile even when it’s raining. I can not thank him enough, genuine caring guy and even known to help deter the odd dodgy character in the really early hours. Boost the local economy use your local milkman and get the freshest tastiest pint around. Thanks Mick for never letting me down...” “Mike Wildgoose is our milkman he always delivers our milk whatever the weather! So much nicer milk than the supermarket rubbish!!” “Mick Barrett top milky in Chesterfield have used him for years, very polite always friendly and most important to me reliable carry on the good work Mick, oh yes come rain or snow he still arrives” “Yep Wildgoose milk rocks! Never missed a delivery ever... even in 55cm of snow!”

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So what was it about milk that struck a chord? It seems that for those of you who do have a milkman, you really love them - and you’ve built up a loyal relationship with them. As I type a pint of pure fresh semi-skimmed milk from a supermarket is 56p. Delivered to my door in a glass bottle costs 59p so it’s not costing me that much more but there’s simply Daisy, the farmer and milkman in my supply chain... and even better Daisy only lives about 15 miles away. 10% is just one part of our quest to drive more money into our local economy. A great example that shows how the same money can be circulated through the local economy was when I went into Maison Mes Amis to buy a coffee last week. I buy a coffee, Maison pay me for their advert and we go into Maison again for lunch and a coffee. That same £1 has now been to Maison twice, no shareholders involved, no going to China to pay manufacturers, simply an example of the money staying local.

“Talking about the 10% element, I attend the St Thomas’ monthly Food Fairs (both as a visitor and a producer of home made preserves and cakes) - this is an easy and enjoyable way in which people can achieve their 10%!” Stuart Robinson

How else has the 10% challenge changed things? I now write my shopping list in a completely new way. Rather than basing it around the layout of the supermarket, I now arrange it, as below, chunking up into the different suppliers I can use. It still includes a supermarket shop but just for the stuff that tends to be in tins or boxes. The rest I’m buying from the fruit and veg stalls on the market, the nut stall in the temporary market hall, and from the butchers or local farm shop. What we’re also doing, to keep it cost effective, is bulking out our meals with more vegetables , beans and lentils etc... What I’ve noticed is how little extra time it’s actually taking to shop, trips are arranged around the daily routine but I do have to remember to carry more cash as the cards aren’t so welcome! Thank you to everyone who’s shared their ideas. If you want to tell us about your 10% experiences - please email us or post a comment on facebook or twitter.





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Roughing It for the YMCA By Matt Kane

Earlier this month, I joined about thirty people to sleep rough for a night in Nottingham’s Trinity Square in aid of the YMCAs nationwide Sleep Easy initiative.


erhaps I was trying to impress my girlfriend (her best friend is the Communications Manager at the Charity’s Nottinghamshire Branch) or maybe I was feeling fearless after a couple of beers when I agreed. Either way, kipping outside in the freezing cold doesn’t seem such a bad prospect two months prior to the event, but reality hits when you’re climbing into your sleeping bag in the open air, on the cold pavement, at half past two in the morning. I’ve never had to worry about having a roof over my head and have never seriously thought about the fact that others don’t have it as easy as me or that homelessness can happen to anyone. In England alone, over 75,000 young people are homeless and in the city of Nottingham youth homelessness is on the rise. Of course, not all homeless people sleep rough at night. Some who are forced to sleep outside walk at night to keep warm whilst sleeping in the day. Many do find temporary accommodation and there are also the ‘hidden homeless’ who stay on family and friends’ sofas without ever contacting the authorities, often going under the radar.

The YMCA provides emergency accommodation for rough sleepers as well as a range of accommodation for young people who might need help in other areas of their lives. They also provide young people with other types of support including training in basic life skills, drug and alcohol counselling and support for those at risk from exclusion at school. Like many charities, the YMCA is confronted with an increasing number of cases at a time when funding is drying up and the squeeze on people’s wallets is getting ever greater. That is why events such as the Sleep Easy are vital in raising much needed funds and awareness. Of course, before an event like this, there are a number of practical considerations to bear in mind in addition to the fundraising. And I left it quite late before giving much thought to how many layers I would wear, perhaps in the vain hope that the temperature might rise. I think I settled on four layers and two pairs of socks. I regret not wearing more socks… The night itself was very well organised. The YMCA fenced off a sizeable section of Trinity Square which was staffed with security all night. It served as a good location as Nottingham is notorious for having few public toilets, so being round the corner from the YMCA’s offices meant we could nip there. After registration and photos at 8 o’clock it was time to hit the streets in teams asking the theatre goers and half-drunk people of Robin Hood country to empty their pockets and give to this very worthy cause. Nottingham on a Friday night is as rowdy and as raucous as it gets and, in many ways, the bucket-collecting was more of a challenge than the sleep out. Yet again, however, we found people were amazingly generous and in good spirits. So much so that when we came to count what we’d collected, in amongst all the pound coins and spare change were a number of ten and twenty pound notes! By the time I reached my bed, consisting simply of a sleeping bag inside a cardboard box, it was about 2.30am.

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The temperature had dropped noticeably throughout the night and I consoled myself that, unlike last year, at least it had stayed dry! Well, almost. Just as everybody was trying to sleep, one female party-goer decided to relieve herself close to where we were laid which then trickled down the sloped square and only narrowly missed me. Remember what I said about Nottingham and public toilets?

sleeping rough and I have to say, it’s something I won’t be in a rush to do again. I felt fortunate that it was only one night. Some people are forced to do it every night, without several layers of clothes, without the fenced off security guarded area, and often all alone against the world… If you’re reading this before the cut-off date of 30 March you can sponsor me at aspx?registrationID=420953. It would be greatly appreciated.

In total with sponsorship and money collected on the night, the event raised over £8,000, more than £1,500 on last year which is fantastic given the financial climate. And, for those who are considering doing it, go ahead and give it a try. I agree it doesn’t quite have the appeal of sleeping in your own bed at home, but it does give you a slight insight into what it’s like

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Despite this, and waking up two hours later, probably the coldest I’ve ever been, I managed to maintain my knack of being able to sleep just about anywhere and raised over £400 in the process.

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Playground to Podium A breakfast presentation by Ian Drake, CEO of British Cycling Hosted by Derbyshire Sport Cycling is big news, and as a former minority sport, has recently exploded into mainstream. With so many disciplines to choose from there really is something for everyone! On 28 Feb I blagged my way into a presentation run by the Derbyshire Sport ICON Programme. The presenter was Ian Drake CEO of British Cycling since 1998 and an instrumental figure in bringing cycling success to the UK during the Olympics and in the Tour de France. The success stems from solid investment and coaching, which took a major step forward in 1997 when lottery funding boosted the sport. Ian has been involved in cycling throughout his career, starting as a teacher at the Frederick Gent School in Derbyshire he established a ground breaking after-school cycling club. He worked as a consultant with British Cycling alongside his teaching, but it wasn’t until 1998 that he joined the organisation full-time. Ian helped establish a ‘playground to podium’ pathway which was introduced in 2000 - and proved vital in the performance of British Cycling in the Beijing Olympics where the cycling medals rocketed to 34 in Olympic and Paralympic Cycling - compared with a total of only five medals secured in almost 85 years!! In 2009 Ian was appointed CEO at British Cycling, the head man for the 2012 games, his main responsibility being to increase participation and develop the pathway. Ten years ago cycling was a minority sport in the UK, way down below mainstream sports like football, cricket and rugby, today there is a major change as cycling has the highest new uptake of any sport in 2012 (estimated 1 million new riders) followed by athletics, gymnastics and tennis. The time honoured UK favourite sports are struggling to maintain their share or are seeing numbers of participants fall as youngsters change allegiance. Before the 2012 games British Cycling organised cycling events which took place across the country. The ‘Sky Rides’ saw city centres closed off with cyclists enjoying the chance to try out traffic free roads, and the ‘Go Ride’ events aimed at school children encouraged kids to have a go at racing on a marked course on a local field with British Cycling coaches leading the sessions. It is believed that these events followed by the Olympics may have helped to get over 1 million people back on their bikes. Page 36 •

So what’s the secret of the step change in cycling success? Ian explained an amazingly simple approach - get more people cycling, give young cyclists more opportunities to get involved and diversify into all disciplines. “After the Beijing Olympics people did question if we’d done it too quickly?” Ian outlined, “The UCI were so concerned we saw regulation changes as they thought the UK team were simply too dominant. We saw a real changes in the profile of the team, at Sydney the average team age was 30 but in 2012 this was down to 24, demonstrating that talent is being spotted and entered onto the pathway to podium program much quicker and earlier.” Ian’s background in after school clubs means he knows how to get kids involved in sport “to get kids riding at school I would set up a race series that could take place on a school field and create a mountain bike circuit round the grounds. It was about getting kids participating” says Ian. Another important factor in the success has been the role of Manchester and the Velodrome as the central base for British Cycling, with riders moving to Manchester to be part of the program and work with the coaches and support who are all based in the same central location. Other sports are looking carefully at this approach to see if it will work for them, centralising all the talent, coaches and support in one location with excellent facilities. “Manchester used to refer to the velodrome as the white elephant, today it’s known locally as the medal factory” comments Ian. After Beijing many people said the team couldn’t do it again, the pressure was on for 2012 but British Cycling has shown that 2008 was no oneoff and to add to the success achieved the UKs first Tour de France winner in Bradley Wiggins, “seeing Bradley Wiggins pull on the yellow jersey was, for me, the most powerful moment, it lifted the whole team” adds Ian. You only have to look at the profile of cyclists to see how things are changing - knighthoods for Sir Chris Hoy, Sir Bradley Wiggins and Sir David Brailsford (Performance Director at British Cycling and Team Sky Manager) and Mark Cavendish and Bradley Wiggins voted by the British public as BBC Sports Personalities of the year. Back at a local level, ICON and Sport Derbyshire are supporting and funding some regional talent to ensure they can dedicate to their sports and fulfil their potential. James Shaw from Heanor is on the Under 16 Olympic Talent

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Pathway, Emily Watson-Thoday from Matlock is tandem partner for a partially sighted rider in the National Paracycling team and Rosie Blount from Breadsall, Derby is on the Olympic Academy Program for track riders, after taking a national title in the track championships. What can you do if you want to get involved locally? I was disappointed that the majority of the cycling interest was based in Derby, seemingly with little to offer in Chesterfield, but there’s no reason why we couldn’t feature on the British Cycling map. With British Cycling offering coaching courses it just needs interested people to sign-up and establish the courses and cycling sessions. In the meantime though - there are still loads of opportunities to get on your bike:

Then we have facilities like: • The BMX track at Brimington. • Children’s pump track at Millhouses Park. • Local road cycling clubs including Chesterfield Spire, Bolsover and District, Bolsover Wheelers and Staveley Wheelers. • Pelican evening rides- every Wednesday from 5:45 contact 01246 767078. • Sherwood Pines trails just a 35 minute drive away. • Linacre Woods with it’s circular bridleway. • Not forgetting the Peak District just on our doorstep with cycle friendly trails and some big hills!

• Go Ride conferences are taking place to see what will be delivered this year

Looking forward there’s the extension of the Hipper Valley trail up to Holymoorside from Somersall Park, making cycling, as a means of transport more accessible and safer - thanks to work by the Chesterfield Cycle Campaign, and in October 2014 we will welcome a new ‘state of the art’ velodrome to Derby!

• Breeze rides for ladies take place locally each month (see regular events) - run by Michelle Meikle 0772 588 5151.

... and of course if you need new gear there’s a couple of great shops on Chatsworth Road that can help!

• Sky Rides are taking place all over the country (unfortunately nothing within a 20 mile radius of Chesterfield on the website right now)

• Cycle Speedway run for kids of all ages by a British Cycling coach at Graves Park. Page 38 •

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Chesterfield British Cycling might not have many Chesterfield based activities in place at the moment, but there’s still plenty going on. Here are some cycling related updates from four local organisations Wheely Fun Wheels, the Peak Park, Chesterfield Spire Cycling Club and Igloo Cycles.

Wheely Fun Wheels Alastair Meikle is the man behind local business Wheely Fun Wheels and a driving force in the Chesterfield Cycle Campaign so is a good ambassador for all things two wheels (and in some cases more).

2013. The Festival will be co-ordinated by the Peak District National Park Authority, High Peak Borough Council, Derbyshire Dales District Council and Staffordshire Moorlands District Council. The Peak District Cycle Festival will include a wide variety of guided rides and cycle related activities throughout the week and help encourage people to come, cycle and stay in the area. All events will be listed on the Peak District cycling festival web pages and will be available for download at the beginning of the summer. Starting small scale it’s hoped the event will grow year on year, with the first year activities forming the fringe and a major international event forming the core of the festival from the second year onwards.

“We’re not really sport orientated but in the last year we have trained over 1400 Y5 and Y6’s in North East Derbyshire to Bikeability Level 2 and over the next year we expect that to increase to over 1600. The local School Sport Partnership and ourselves will be rolling out a programme of balance bike training at infant level in schools next winter. We have funding to provide holiday cycling clubs and we hope to have Go-Ride accreditation for that shortly. Basically all the stuff is in place, it just has to come together and as ever it’s getting a bit late for this summer!” says Alastair.

We hope to bring you more on this as plans unfold but for now you’ll have to make do with dusting off the bike and waiting for the sun to shine... although this isn’t compulsory!

In partnership with Transition Chesterfield Alastair and Andy Holdaway are running a bike maintenance workshop for £2 a person, on 21 April at Loundsley Green Community Centre, with the potential to become a regular workshop and community bike recycling project. Call 01246 210704 or email workshop@ to book a place.

2. Burbage Round - a 35 mile route taking in Owler Bar, Dore Moor, Ringinglow, Burbage, Hathersage, Owler Bar, back to Holmebrook Valley Cafe.

Peak Park: Peak District Cycling Festival The Peak District National Park Authority Park are delighted to announce the first ever Peak District Cycling Festival which will take place from 7 to 15 September 2013. The event will lead up to the Tour of Britain through the Peak District which will run from 15 to 22 September Page 40 •

Chesterfield Spire Cycling Club: Spring Rides May 2013 For road cycling, Chesterfield Spire Cycling Club is holding Spring Rides on Saturday 11 May, starting from the Holmebrook Valley Park Cafe at 9am. There’s three routes are: 1. Strines Round - a 50 mile route taking in Owler Bar, Dore Moor, Ringinglow, Rivelin Mill, Bradfield, Strines, Bamford, Hathersage, Owler Bar, back to Holmebrook Valley Cafe.

3. Cordwell Valley - a 10 mile short ride to Cordwell Valley, ride out of the valley and enjoy the descent back to Holmebrook Valley. All rides are free to enter and the Spire Club is affiliated to the CTC (Cyclists Touring Club), so for CTC members the two longer rides will count towards the season long CTC Tourist Competition 2013. For more details of the rides or joining in other club activities contact Dave Scrivener (Club Secretary) on 01246 455525 or email secretary@chesterfieldspirecyclingclub.

The Igloo: 14 April 2013 What is The Igloo? It’s a road biking/ cyclosportive challenge on Sunday 14 April 2013 starting from Holmebrook Valley Park, Chesterfield S41 8XP complete with on-site cafe! With a choice of two routes – 130km and 65km, the long route with 2400m of climbing heads out on the Peak District Eastern Moors, up the west side of Sheffield and then loops back via Ladybower to the Hope Valley, Calver, Rowsley and Matlock Moor, the shorter route (right) has 1350m of climbing, including Hathersage, Calver, Rowsley and Matlock Moor. Who’s behind it? Dark & White Events are Peak District event organisers specialising in a wide variety of challenging events for trail runners, mountain bikers and road cyclists. Igloo Cycles (Chesterfield) play a supporting/technical role, Endurance Fuel will be fuelling the feed stations and the event is supported by British Cycling. Entry is £25 for the long route, £20 for the shorter one with an additional £3 charge for day entries. Entry can be done online via or Your entry covers SPORTident electronic timing, downloadable gpx files etc, vehicle support, Endurance Fuel sponsored feed stations etc plus Spot Prizes - courtesy of Igloo Cycles, Endurance Fuel and Dark & White.

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Isn’t it just whacking a ball? George Woolgar is a Tournament golf professional attached to Chesterfield Golf Club and has just received sponsorship from Brampton Manor Country Club.


rampton Manor are providing membership and support with training and nutrition, things you wouldn’t necessarily associate with golf training. But as George explains, golf is about more than just hitting the ball. “Before a tournament I’ll warm up for about an hour, then my round might take five hours, maybe more. This is followed by a warm down and often a long trip home with flights and time zones to content with. I then have to fit in time to do gym work and normal practice sessions”. All sports pros can benefit from time in the gym with a tailored training schedule. I chatted about this to Matt Gratton, Leisure Manager at Brampton Manor and the only sport we could come up with where additional physical strength and endurance wouldn’t enhance your performance was Darts! As I spoke to George the benefits quickly became clear “The time on the course is tiring and it’s important to approach the last tee as relaxed and refreshed as the first, and the difference a solid fitness level can have is amazing” says George, “because of my golf, my body strength is out of balance - my top right hand side is much stronger than my left and the reverse is true with my lower body, it’s the impact that the turn of my swing has on my body”. “Nutrition is also key, I need to make sure my body is correctly fuelled and I’m eating the right things at the right time. The team at Brampton Manor are working with me on this and I’m hoping to see improvements this year.” But the difference between winning and losing can be the psychological Page 50 •

side this can be affected without the right advice on nutrition. It’s about managing the pressure you put yourself under when playing “When practising I can putt a four foot putt all day, but when you’re at the last green and this ball could win an event, the pressure is huge, there might be a crowd watching, the players are watching the TV cameras are on you and on top of this there is the prize money” says George “and you need to finish in the top dozen or so just to cover your costs. It might look glamorous but life as a golf pro is hard work both physically, financially and mentally. The support and work with Brampton Manor is fantastic, a huge help to me on the circuit” adds George. George is 27 and turned Professional in April 2008. Unfortunately he suffered an injury last year that put him out for 7 months, and is having to work this season to get himself back to the Challenge Tour and his main goal, the European Tour. In golf there are three pro levels, with the European Tour being the top level for players such as Lee Westwood the level below is the Challenge Tour, and below that the Euro Pro Tour. Last year George won his first Euro Pro Tour event and will be starting this years season back on the Euro Pro Tour. He will be playing some challenge Tour invites from last year’s win as his injury stopped him from playing those events and progressing to the next level. I’m hoping to bring you further updates on George’s progress, it’s great to see talented local sports people being supported by our local businesses. We wish George lots of luck for the coming season. You can follow George’s progress on his website and Twitter.

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OPEN DAY 13th April Join us on our Open Day between 10am and 2pm and find out about membership at one of the finest golf courses in Derbyshire. Have a drink and a chat with the team in the club house and ask any questions you may have. You then have the opportunity to spend some time with our Professional on the practice ground. Membership available for all Playing and Social categories, young or old, male or female, you’ll love our course and our Club. Trevor Glover - Club Secretary.

A superb18 hole parkland golf course on the outskirts of Chesterfield. Opportunities exist for playing and social membership and we offer an ideal venue for society golf. Members and visitors are assured of a warm welcome at the Club with excellent bar facilities and catering provided by Neil and Nicola Hancock. For further details please call the Secretary/Manager, Trevor Glover or visit our website. Looking down the 10th Hole at Chesterfield Golf Club with the ‘Halfway House’ in the foreground.

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Business News Brampton Brewery Snippets

Exciting news from Brampton Brewery! From 2 April they will be running their third pub, The Brunswick Inn in Derby. The Southside Jazz Band will be back at the Rose and Crown on Sunday 7 April from 4pm. The annual St George’s Beer Festival at the Rose & Crown runs from Tuesday 23 April until Sunday 28 April with 20+ ales available, ciders as well as live music and quizzes.

Heathscapes Plus The Tinderbox Local tree and log specialists, Heathscapes, welcome “The Tinderbox” team to their woodyard, to produce contemporary pieces including stunning trunk stools, wood slice table mats, chunky chopping boards and woody goodies.    Heathscapes Arborists work hard to maintain the natural beauty and valuable contribution trees make to our community, but where intervention or removal is required the wood is carefully sorted, split and stored as a valuable renewable fuel energy form - dry (15% moisture) logs.   The Tinderbox  team adds another facet to Heathscapes’ tree values and offering by creating something naturally beautiful, useful and in the tree’s true form - further re-cycling the trees felled by Heathscapes. You can view the products on offer by visiting Heathscapes at their timber yard off Holymoor Road, Holymoorside, give Phillipa a call first to let her know to expect you.

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Sehati Spiritual Awareness. Sehati are now offering workshops/courses in Spiritual Awareness, Law of Attraction and more. Have you heard of the Law of Attraction? To put it simply it’s how you attract more of what you want and less of what you don’t want in your life! Hypnotherapist Denise Nosrati now runs regular group sessions and workshops as well as one-to-one tuition, in Saltergate, Chesterfield. She shows people how to intensify the Law of Attraction by combining it with powerful self-hypnosis techniques to create the kind of life they want by using the power of their mind. Denise can be contacted for further information on 07983 352 343.

Brampton Manor Friday 5th April: Open Evening

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Business News MAISON MES AMIS For Hire: A New Venue

Adding to their coffee by day and cocktails by night, Maison Mes Amis have recently played host to a number of private functions - both corporate and family. The venue has availability for private hire on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings although other nights can be accommodated by request. Recent events include, a local business event, a 21st birthday for 60 people, a sit down 40th birthday for 54 people, a 30th birthday with a DJ and drinks and a Skatt Band with drinks and sit down meal. From conferences to birthday parties, formal dining to wedding breakfasts Maison Mes Amis will work with you to make your event a success. Give them a call to discuss your needs.

Pet Purrfect New Business If you’ve a pet and are hoping to support the 10% independent challenge - the new business Pet Purrfect at 65 Chatsworth Road could help you do just that. Elouise Boam has just opened for business near the bottom of Chatsworth Road opposite Majestic Wines! This new venture realises an idea that’s been forming in Elouise’s mind for years. She explained “I’ve worked locally at Robinson’s for the last 15 years but I’ve always wanted to run my own business and the time was now right for me to give it a go. My pet supplies business, Pet Purrfect, is the result. I love pets, Maisy, my Patterdale Terrier, is my companion. My business caters for pets including dogs, cats, small pets such as rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, ferrets and wild birds. I sell food, supplies, accessories, beds, toys, treats, bird feeders and hay and straw, and offer a local independent alternative to the supermarkets and large retail chains”.

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With Crispy Frogs Legs and Scallops with Chorizo making an appearance as starters on the new evening menu at Maison Mes Amis you’ll see a more distinctive French theme to some of the dishes. Roasted Venison and 28 day dry aged Sirloin join the mains and there’ll be new desserts including Poached Rhubarb and Creme Brulee. And these are just a taster, visit the web site or call in to see the full menu.


Now up and running, the events are coming in thick and fast at Maison, with Whisky Tasting on the 15 April, A Champagne Night and chance to see the new outdoor courtyard on 25 April and a Wine Tasting night on 14 May. Please book early to reserve your place on any event of your choice. To book any of the events call Maison Mes Amis on 01246 768 789 or call in.

C&J Book Keeping are new to S40 Local, but wanted to make businesses aware of a change in payroll processes that could impact them. “On the 6 April 2013 a dramatic change will take place to how payroll is processed. Employers will have to ensure payroll software is updated to process Real Time Information (RTI). This will mean that every time payroll is processed HMRC will be notified of PAYE and NI deductions at the time the employees are paid, rather than once a year” says Caroline. “All data held for employees must be kept up to date, especially name, date of birth and National Insurance numbers.” “To be ready to report RTI on 6 April, you will need to make sure you either have the appropriate payroll software - with the RTI function, installed or arrange to use a payroll provider, like C&J Book Keeping. “Time is running out.” C&J’s business card is on page 80 should you want to get in touch.

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Garden Tips


10 things to do in the garden By Colin Harrison of Transition Chesterfield

By the time you read this we will be moving into spring and the weather should be noticeably warmer. However the continuing cold means that most garden jobs are best left at least two weeks past the time they would normally be done, even if just for the comfort of the gardener! What follows assumes that we do finally get to something that is recognisable as spring…. 1. Early potatoes should already be planted, although the cold weather means that this may not be the case. Main-crops normally go in around mid-April, but remember that they’re frost-tender and may need some protection if the overnight temperature threatens to drop below zero. 2. Lots of vegetables can be sown now - check the seed packets. They will mostly be hardy types (carrots, beetroot, parsnips etc.) and can go direct into the soil, but that may depend on if you’ve had the chance to prepare the beds for them. Never sow into frozen soil. 3. If you’re not confident about growing things from seed, there will be lots of vegetable seedlings available in garden centres. However, they will have been raised in a fairly benign environment and won’t appreciate going straight outside, especially if it’s chilly, so they need to be slowly acclimatised by being protected at night – but don’t bring them into a heated house. 4. Seeds for tender vegetables can be sown indoors; tomatoes, courgettes, squashes, peppers and so forth. Again, you can buy young plants from garden centres but they can be quite expensive for what you get, plus it’s far more satisfying to grow things from scratch. 5. Hardy annuals and herbs should also be sown outside now. Some seeds store reasonably successfully for several years, but others don’t; parsley won’t keep at all, but if you let a plant set its own seed every year you’ll never be without it. 6. As the days warm, anything in pots will need to be watered more often, especially houseplants, which should be moved away from direct sunlight. Start including a weak feed, increasing to full strength as new growth starts to sprout. 7. If you have fruit trees and shrubs that aren’t pruned during winter they may be the sort that need to be done now, e.g. gooseberries and plums. There is no single rule that covers what needs to be pruned when, so either check online or visit the library. 8. Lawns should be growing faster now, so may require more frequent and lower cuts. You can also repair any patches that have appeared over winter by sowing seed into them; loosen the soil a bit first, and rake the surface. Protect any newly-sown areas against pigeons. 9. There’s not really a month when you shouldn’t be weeding, but it’s much more important now, especially as some weeds produce their seeds so early. But don’t attack too vigorously – check that what you’re about to remove isn’t a shoot of something that’s supposed to be there. 10. Mulching with compost is by far the best way to feed your garden, but if you can’t produce enough or haven’t got a good source, most established plants will appreciate some general fertiliser spread around the area above where their roots will be, and gently forked in – don’t overdo it and damage the roots themselves. Page 58 •

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Community News

Crown Green Bowls

Celebrating 100 Years at the Terminus

Some of you may remember the Terminus Hotel. Built on Chatsworth Road in 1906, next to the end of the tramline that ran from Chesterfield town centre to Brampton. Owned by the original Brampton Brewery, the Terminus Hotel developed the plot of land opposite as a garden and bowling green for the recreational use of its staff and customers. And in 1913 The Terminus Bowling Club was formed, initially, by a group of railwaymen. On formation they had 23 members - today membership number stands at 83, the youngest being in their early teens, the oldest being a few years older! On 13 April the green hosts it’s Annual Open Day - a great opportunity to try out Crown Green Bowling. They will be on the look out for new members so again, if you’d like to try your hand with a local club, that’s the day to call in. Looking back at their history, the club had strong membership and survived two world wars and a major recession. In 1956, Warwicks and Richardson soaked up Brampton Brewery but continued tenancy of the green. It wasn’t until 1976 that a problem occurred - John Smith’s who had taken over Warwicks and Richardson in 1962 decided they no longer needed the bowling green! A grant from the sports council was secured and trustees appointed . The ground was purchased in 1977 for the princely sum of £6000, David Dolman, today’s centenary President, was one of the four original trustees. The Terminus Bowling ground was very much a man’s domain, even the annual dinner was men only until as late as 1951. Various ‘discussions’

The Tram used on the Terminus’ Logo is on display at Crich Tramway museum and was recently brought out for members to photograph for use on the new flag.

took place over the years with regard to allowing ladies - not just to play and be members, but even to allow them entry to the grounds to watch their partners play! But each time it was deferred for one reason or another, toilet facilities being one of the main issues.

Crown Green Bowling is a ‘healthy sport’ in Chesterfield where we have access to at least nine local greens. Within a small radius are The Terminus, Chesterfield (Beetwell Street), The Britannia, Holymoorside, Robinsons Dam, Queens Park, Boythorpe Inn and both, Old and New Whittington greens. In 1985 the club secured a grant from the Sports Council to remove the corrugated steel screen and urinal from the corner of the ground and install a new club house. The grant “was for the installation and connection of toilet facilities to promote bowls for women”. But, even with the new facilities it was 2009 before ladies were accepted as full members of the club. After this slow start, today lady membership is healthy and positively encouraged, they can even play without a male accompanying them! In the spirit of modernisation, the club has recently established a relationship with Old Hall School and on two mornings children from Yr5 and Yr6 attended sessions at the green with child specific apparatus and games. This will become a regular feature on the club’s calendar and it’s hoped some children will stay involved as they progress to Brookfield School, and join in sessions during the summer school holidays. If you can’t make the open day, the club has informal Wednesday morning sessions to encourage new members to come along. The green is open for anyone to turn up and give it a try and there’s always someone on hand to help with bowls and give instruction. On 16 March at the Centenary opening celebration, His Worship the Mayor Cllr Parsons bowled the golden jack for the first game with Centenary President David Dolman and presented the new Terminus flag. The Mayoress was given the honour of opening the new centenary gate. So if you want to see if Crown Green Bowling is for you, there’s plenty of opportunities to give it a go, and you’ll be made very welcome!

Pictures: Clockwise from top; Getting ready for the day with Old Hall School; Hard work bowls; David Dolman Centenary President bowls the golden ball 2012 whilst Peter Brabbing accompanies; members pose on opening day 2012 for a club photo; Old Hall try their hand at bowls.

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Community News

Holymoorside Bowling Club Open Day Saturday 27 April 1pm to 4pm You are welcome to come along and experience Crown Green Bowling in a lovely location and a friendly atmosphere. Coaching and bowls are provided along with light refreshments. Please wear flat soled shoes.

Who let the dads out? Dads, grandads and male carers, please join us for bacon butties, tea, toast, fruit, newspapers, magazines, music and craft time with your pre-school children from 9.30 - 11.00 am on Saturday 16 March and 13 April (further dates to be decided) at Chesterfield Baptist Church, Cross Street S40 4ST. For more information please contact: or ring Mick on 07976 641034

For further information please contact Ernie Barnes on 012465 568 324 or simply turn up on the day. 07976 641034

Chesterfield Community Arts Festival: 2-6 May 2013

13 April 9:30 Hours Chesterfield Baptist Church Cross Street Chesterfield

Featuring around ninety artists and art groups - filling the town with music, dance, arts, celebration and fun.

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Highlights include • The Candy Girls - a new play at the Pomegranate Theatre telling the story of the Trebor Factory workers • Charity Shop DJ - a pedal-powered ‘pick and mix’ dance party for all ages on Saturday night at the Winding Wheel. The Ballroom will be transformed into a magical sweet-themed party paradise. There will be guest DJs, a chance to DJ yourself, dressing up, sweets served by Chesterfield’s own Twisted Roller Vixens on rollerskates, a bar and dancing.

Georgia Peskett New Work Georgia Peskett (Brampton based artist) has had a busy year so far with new paintings now here (visit and brand new published limited edition prints released - details on the prints pages online. Orders are now being taken following their recent successful launch at the Spring Fair. For further enquiries email Georgia on

• The Arts Market - Over 40 stalls packed with art and crafts direct from artists and makers from across the district. Browse quirky, beautiful and special items for yourself, your home or your loved ones in the Winding Wheel Auditorium. • Live music all over town. The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment returns to Chesterfield. Local musicians will be appearing including open mic sessions, pre-show performances in the Pomegranate Bar, performances in the Winding Wheel cafe, Folk in the Library Theatre, Ireland Colliery Brass Band – and watch out for the Orchestral Flash Mob! • Sunday local choirs performing around the town and the Big Sing in Rykneld Square at the end of the day. For the latest programme contact the Chesterfield Theatres Box Office on 01246 345 222 or go online to www.chesterfieldtheatres. from April 2013. Ascending (with Red Kite) - Oil on linen Page 62 •

50 Years     at  Chatsworth…  

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invite you   along   to   a   “behind   the   scenes   talk”   by   John   Oliver,   grandfather   of   one   of   our   Year   2   pupils,   and   re>red   Comptroller   of   Chatsworth   House.           The  third  genera>on  member  of  his  family  to  live  and  work  at  Chatsworth,   John  recounts  his  life  growing  up  as  a  child,  and  later  on,  his  career  and  the   projects  he  worked  on,  at  “Britain's  favourite  stately  home”.  

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Tuesday  30th  April,  7.30pm    Walton  and  Holymoorside  Primary  School    In  advance  £2.50  each  from  the  School  Office  and  Studio  One      Hairdressers  at  Walton  Shops  

InformaIon: 01246  566502  /     Refreshments   available  on  the  evening  and  all  proceeds  to  the  school  PSA    

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Spring is in the air...

Apparently! Will Jackson’s Blog


am so glad that there is yet another reason to be buying chocolate! As much as I like chocolate, even I have to admit that I am finding buying the stuff pretty tiresome! Since Christmas and Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day and now Easter, it’s all getting a bit repetitive.

I am not entirely sure what chocolate has to do with Easter but I am willing to let that go (but only because it involves chocolate!). I get the bunny thing, ie the symbolism of fertility and I think I even get the egg thing, ie the start of life and as Easter is usually all cracking off at springtime, I think I get the sheep thing too. But I definitely don’t get where the chocolate got involved, not that I am complaining though. Not wishing to waste too much time thinking about it, I have come to the conclusion that the only reason Easter involves chocolate is because there is so much left after the events going off beforehand. Of course, if anyone has any other ideas, by all means let me know! I do know for a fact that after the tirade of chocolate Easter eggs and discovery of prizes from the umpteen Easter egg hunts, children throughout the UK will begin the parent controlled drip feeding of chocolate until well into May, if not June and July. Obviously this will only be providing that strict conditions are met regarding finishing their meals, adhering to bedtimes and that bedrooms are tidied; you have to love blackmail! Not forgetting of course that in the interest of the children’s teeth, a small commission will need to be taken from the vast chocolate hoard by the parents concerned. Easter being on the horizon brings with it a variety of other significant events; Lighter nights, milder weather and more importantly, spring fairs. It seems to have been the longest winter ever this year and I am definitely ready for spring and with it the bargains of bric-a-brac, tombolas and cake stalls. There is always plenty going on around the area and the S40 Local always does a great job of promoting everything and anything worthy of a look in… as I am sure you already know! Let’s face it, nothing beats homemade cake! And if that wasn’t enough, accompanying the cake comes hundreds of jars of homemade jam, marmalade and lemon curd, not to forget the chutneys and pickles! And the term ‘spring clean’ says it all to me. There is no doubt that spring is the kick up the backside we need to shake off those winter blues and get into the New Year. It has to be my favourite season, if not just for the cake! There are also a couple of bank holidays thrown in which, for those who are lucky enough to get the time off work, provides more time at home and about. It’s just a shame that Jack Frost doesn’t seem to get the message; I have to remind myself that it is indeed late March when my car tells me it is -1C in the mornings and not early February; but let’s be honest, the British weather has never been anything other than unreliable! So whatever you end up doing over Easter, embrace the spring, embrace the cake and take it easy on the cleaning… unless of course, there is a promise of chocolate upon completion! Oh and with all this talk of chocolate and cake, I must remember to book an appointment with my dentist. Happy Easter! Thanks for reading. Will (

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Storrs Road Methodist Church and Centre, Brampton (side entrance on Upper Moor Street). Large and small halls for hire, with full kitchen facilities, for group meetings, courses and parties, etc. Also full disabled access. The centre has recently been fully refurbished. For info call 01246 566189 or contact: Ashgate Hospice: Come Dine at Mine! Hold a dinner party in aid of Ashgate Hospice. An exciting way to raise money, whilst socialising with your family and friends. For further information please contact Alison Ward‐Foster on 01246 567250 or email Parish Centre 91, Sheffield Road, Stonegravels: Rooms are available for hire for educational, social and vocational activities from £5 per hour, including children’s and family parties. Modern kitchen and full disabled access. For information contact us on 01246 209433 or The Jungle Day Play Centre: Parent and Toddler Session 0 to 5 year olds. £3.50. Every Monday, Wednesday, Friday in The Jungle Playcentre includes activities delivered from a qualified nursery nurse. The Jungle Play Centre, Foxwood 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: 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.

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Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Every Tuesday Alternate Tuesdays Alt Tuesdays 1st and 3rd Tuesdays 2nd Tuesday 2nd Tuesday 2nd Tuesday 3rd Tuesday 3rd Tuesday

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Dog obedience training. 7:15 to 8:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. 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: Call Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or 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 - a lovely sharing time after the fun together. Contact Rosie on 01629 537692 or 07500814361. 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. 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 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. Call 07766 468 499 or email Bible Class: 7:30 to 8:30pm at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Topics presented for study and discussion. Visit our web site Scouts. 7:30 to 9:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details

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1st Wednesday 3rd Wednesday 3rd Wednesday 3rd Wednesday 4th Wednesday Last Wednesday Last Wednesday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday

Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Thursday Every Thursday (Term Time) 1st Thursday

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. Call: B Turner on 01246 566109. 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. Pub Quiz at The Crispin, Ashgate Road. 9pm. 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 Do you play an instrument? Would you like to play jazz with the Chesterfield Jazz Club house band? Come to Jam Session, at Club Chesterfield, Chester Street, S40 1DL. £4 on the door for participants and spectators. 7:30 start. Visit or call Wendy on 07764 587258 for more information

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1st Thursday 2nd Thursday 2nd Thursday 3rd Thursday Last Thursday Thursday & Friday Friday Friday Friday Friday Friday Friday

Fridays (Term Time) Friday Friday Friday (2nd and 4th) Friday Saturday Mornings Saturday Saturday Mornings Saturday Saturday Sunday Mornings Sunday Mornings Sunday 1st Sunday Sunday (2nd & 4th) Every 2nd Sunday Every 3rd Sunday

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 The Saints Parish Centre, St. Mary's Gate, Chesterfield, S41 7TJ. Visitors welcome, for details call 01246 568228. Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild: Meet on 2nd Thursday of the month (except August). 7.00pm at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield. For further information contact the Secretary on 01246 455110. 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. 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 U7's Team 2013/14: Players boys or girls must be Under 7 on the 31st of August 2013. Call Tim Sadler 01246 277325 or if interested. 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 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 Mountain Bikes: £40 each Ladies and gents bikes. 26” alloy wheels. Call: 01246 203303 Electronic Organ: £85 Technics electronic organ & organ stool with various music books. Call: 01246 568321 Various: £Various Pink mini fridge, good condition: £5; Computer table, slide out shelf for keyboard, good condition: £5; Free standing lamp. Modern, silver with an up-light and flexible reading lamp (a bit lose at junction with standing base): £10; Static exercise bike, not used £30. Call: 01246 235721 or 07791052007 Professionally Made Curtains: £30 Pair lined Draperite curtains 2 widths in each. Rufflette tape. Drop 147cms. Slight fading on one edge. Rich Autumn tapestry colours. Call: 01246 206760 Mamas and Papas Cot Bed £30. Lucia cot bed. Can deliver locally. Call: Mark or Nicky 01246 275 071 (Walton) Child Carrier Backpack: £60. MAC PAC child carrier rucksack complete with rain cover and sun shade. Excellent condition. Call: Mark or Nicky 01246 275 071 (Walton) Cameras: £25 each (£40 pair)Canon DC301 camcorder. Records direct on to mini D.V.D complete with battery charger and all leads. Nikon Coolpix L22 digital camera with SD card. £25 each or £40 for both. Call 01246 200872 (Walton) Trestle Table: £20 72” x 32” x 6mm thick – very sturdy ideal for car booting, catering etc. Call : 01246 224535 (Walton) Petrol Hedge:£25 Petrol hedge trimmer by Performance Power . Call : 01246 224535 (Walton) Phil & Teds E3 Travel Bag: £10 Old style bag, pushchair folds and pops into bag for plane travel. Used once only so just standard baggage handler marks! Call: 01246 568519 (Brookside)

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Computer Accessories: £Various Belkin retractable mouse compact as new in original packaging used once £5. Belkin screen guard for ipad 2 in original packaging £7 also Belkin screen guard for iPad 2 used once lifetime guarantee mirror finish - both £10. Belkin verve tab folio case for kindle touch slight mark - original packaging £5 Call 0246566701 (after 6pm ) Super Large Magna Scooter: £20 11” wheels pump up tyres. Blue - suit boy or girl aged 5 to 8 years. Cycle style front and rear brakes. Very good condition. Note: the best scooter you have ever seen! Call 01246 569600 (Somersall) Boys Crusader Mountain Bike £30 24” wheel - Silver and Blue. Suit youth 8 to 12 years. Dual suspension. 18 gears - very good condition. Call 01246 569600 (Somersall)

Leaded Glass: £10 each Glass Window Leaded 4mm clear sizes 445mm x 1010mm and 485mm x 1010mm Call : 01246 224535 (Walton) Bradcot Caravan Awning: £199 Bradcot Active awning. Easifit alloy poles size 900 burgundy and grey excellent condition. Call 01246 220863 (Brampton) Phil & Teds Cocoon: £10 Grey and black, slight sun fade but otherwise fine condition. Call: 01246 568 519 (Brookside) WANTED: Upright Piano An upright PIANO in reasonable condition but not necessarily modern. For retiree who wishes to try playing again! Will collect. Please call: 01246 569693

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

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All aspects of joinery. A friendly reliable service.

01246 580 430

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

Tel 01246 203748 Mob 0775 773 7283




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

Call Steve on 0789 187 3820 Or 01246 230493 (evenings) Page 76 •

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

Call Tony on: t: 01246 207 046 m: 07890 657903

Vernon Road • Brampton • Chesterfield S40 1EL

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

Yew Tree Drive Chesterfield S40 3NB Please mention S40 Local • Page 77

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Kati Nightingale

ãSprechen Sie Deutsch?Ò German Language Classes German Language Classes Tailored to you particular needs tailored to your particular needs Kati Nightingale 07729 11 1449

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

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

01246 569618 or 0773 436 2551

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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

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Deliveries to you door. Locally produced milk. A range of other diary products. A traditional 30 year old business.




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Smart Cleaning Home/Office Cleaning Daily • Weekly • Monthly

07880 545126 / 01246 201219 Woodland View, 1 Glencoe Way, Chesterfield S40 4PN




• 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

Greenlawn Greenlawn Greenlawn Greenlawn Services and Landscape Garden Services Landscape Garden Services Landscape Garden andand Complete maintenance of

Rockeries and low maintenance

low maintenance maintenance of andRockeries Complete maintenance Rockeries ofprivate maintenance lowgardens Complete estates& and commercial and gravel Services Landscape and Garden Complete maintenance private commercial estates estates gardens private and commercial gravel of estates private and commercial gravel• gardens Winter Maintenance contracts / fortnightlycutting GrassWeekly & low hedge Winter MaintenanceWinter maintenance Weekly / fortnightly contracts of maintenance Complete maintenance Rockeries and and hedge cutting checked - CRB OAP discounts& GardenGrass tidy •Weekly Turfing, seeding planting and hedge Grass Maintenance Winter checked - CRB discounts OAP ups contracts fortnightly / gardens estates commercial andcutting private gravel

Garden tidy ups and patios cleaned Weed control &Drives trees cut •discounts DrivesDrives &- CRB patios cleaned cleaned and patios checked OAP planting Turfing, seeding and contracts Trader / fortnightly A Derbyshire Weekly Trusted Trader A Derbyshire Garden design & new build Trusted specialists

Garden tidy ups

cutting and hedge Grass Maintenance Winter Turfing, seeding and planting

Weed control and trees cut tidy Garden trees cut and control Weed patios and Drives cutting specialists hedge andups Grass checked CRB -cleaned discounts OAP Artifical grass • Soft & hard landscapers

7 Days A Week Service All Year Round fencing & block paving and planting Decking, seeding Turfing, Trader A Derbyshire tidy ups Garden cleaned patios and Trusted Drives 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

7 Days A Week Service All Year Round

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7 Days A Week Service All Year Round


Holiday Transfers Airports Ports Coastal Air Condi oned 1 to 6 Seater 01246 569 646 07801 059 721

Somersall Park Road • Walton • Chesterfield S40 3LD

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Book Keeping

• 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


Chesterfield Book Keeping Vat Returns Payroll

OAP discounts - CRB checked

01246 566419

Garden tidy ups

Turfing, seeding and planting

Caroline & Julie

Drives and patios cleaned

0772 415 5328 or 0779 500 7992

A Derbyshire Trusted Trader

Mobile: 07941 593483 Weed control and trees cut


Admin Services Credit Control RTI (Real Time Info Payroll)

7 Days A Week Service All Year Round


Leannes Nails & Beauty

Mobile Beauty Therapist and Nail Technician. Acrylic nails, Manicures, Waxing etc. This Months Offers: Full Set Acrylic Nails £20 Manicure £10 Please contact me for a full price list

Leanne Challenger

07761 752 116


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6 week short courses for all ages Beginner • Intermediate • GCSE Revision *** Gift Tokens *** Individual, group or couples classes Contact Jane Qualified tutor - expert tuition

Chesterfield Language Learning Centre(est. 2008) 1 Brampton Courtyard 11a Old Hall Road (through the archway) BRAMPTON Chesterfield S40 3RG

Phone 07840 733369 email: See website for more details


Landscape Construction Specialists

All aspects of garden and landscaping work carried out including: • Patios • Turfing • Block Paving • Gravels • Fencing • Mowing • Hedge Cutting • Tree Services Call us now on:

01246 272351 / 07909 984263

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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Suitable for your occasion, party, event etc. Any age ... 7 to 97 yrs! Country music plus Spanish, Irish, Latin, Pop! Kathryn, your instructor, has 13 Years experience, is qualified, insured, licensed and CRB checked.


01246 569053



07851 829 267




Home or Work Fast & Efficient Service Car washed, shampooed & waxed Mini & Full Valets inside and out AUTOGLYM products used Tailor made packages & commercial work



smart valet uk fully mobile car valeting services at your convenience Please call for a quote of further information on:

07880 545 126 orGet01246 201 219 that showroom shine every time!

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



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.

Shaun Boler 07778 750 922

01246 768894

Walton Chesterfield

Offers Blueflame

Ideal Carpets


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Greenlawn Gardens

Moorland Natural Therapy

Smart Valet

Free boiler service with 12 month Service Plan contract.

10% off first order of Mary Kay cosmetics.

£10 off every £100 spent.

Free underlay, gripper, door bar and delivery.

10% off promotional products.

25% off your first appointment.

£5 off oven cleans until end May 2013.

First clean from £25.

10% off for new business customers.

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 81

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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