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Intro Hi and welcome to the July edition.

We’re already on countdown to the third Chatsworth Road Festival - 5 to 13 October, and there’s a deadline looming. If you’re hosting an event, and would like an event listing in the Festival Guide, the committee needs to know the details by the 15 July. It would be great to see the Festival include even more people, community groups, businesses and events this year, so if you’re thinking about getting involved we’d love to hear from you. If you’d like to become involved but don’t want to organise an event, the committee are looking for bunting makers! We’d like to decorate Chatsworth Road so more people who are passing through can see what’s going on. But it’s a really long road, so if you’d like to donate bunting or would like to hold a bunting making party and donate the prepared bunting, we’d be really grateful - please drop any bunting at Created Gallery or give me a call and I’ll collect it! S40 Local is running a Festival Writing Competition, where budding writers can put pen to paper for a piece about ‘Where we live’. The winners will have their piece published in S40 Local and there are some great prizes up for grabs! Have a look at page 30 for more info. We have some new advertisers for this month - some are brand new businesses, some are existing businesses who have been here for a while and have chosen to advertise with S40 Local and others are expanding and offering new products. Earlier in the week I drove along Saltergate and noticed the new Avondale Surgery rising like a ‘Pheonix from the Ashes’ from the old Manor School site. Opposite, there’s the new housing development occupying the space where Chesterfield FC once played and along Sheffield Road the old rugby ground is being developed as a residential site. We’ve an article by Godfrey Holmes about a smaller local redevelopment at Treeneuk - where one house has gone and a small development is to replace it. Things seem to be happening, more ‘Sold’ signs where ‘For Sale’ boards stood and the outlook seems a little more positive. To support the 10% independent campaign (a quest to spend £1 in every ten with a local business), I spent some time at the market - part of Chesterfield’s heritage and in need of our support if it’s to thrive. I also met this year’s Mayor Cllr Paul Stone - his outlook and viewpoint is somehow different from the previous Mayors and his focus for the year is on supporting people facing challenges - take a look at his facebook group for more information - Challenges http://www. Lots happening. Seems like we’ll be busy over the coming months. Have a happy start to summer, Paul.

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In last month’s edition I commented that “Chesterfield is, for me, first and foremost a market town” and if you’ve been taking the 10% independent challenge, to spend 10% of your weekly budget in places other than the major supermarkets, it’s a great place to hit your target in one go. I met Andy Bond from Chesterfield Borough Council’s Regeneration team and Karen Walker, Marketing and Promotions Officer for the Market, in Number 10 The Tearoom. Andy has responsibility for the market “to ensure we have a viable and vibrant town centre and the market plays a very important role in delivering this.” “Chesterfield Market is over 800 years old and has existed since

1165” explains Andy, “Created by King John it’s been at the heart of our town ever since. A cattle market at first, it’s changed massively over time. Today, market days are on Monday, Friday and Saturday with the Flea market on Thursday - and a number of regular stall holders standing every day except Sunday. It’s a destination for tourists, but also a real hub of the community for the people who live here.” The Market Hall was built in 1857 to provide shelter and protection for traders and closed last year for a £4.2M refurbishment. It’s due to reopen in October this year. This investment demonstrates a desire to ensure the market thrives and its importance, alongside the Crooked Spire, for pulling in the tourists and money for our local economy. So why does our market survive? “ It continues to have fantastic support from the residents of Chesterfield and that has a lot to do with its position, it’s right at the heart of town surrounded by retail” answers Andy, “take a look at towns that have moved their market out of the town square and they tell a different story, most of these are now in demise if indeed they are still operating.” “We’ve got a fantastic range of stalls, some such as Aryes and Ibbotsons, who both sell fruit and veg, third and fourth generation family businesses which have been part of Chesterfield for over 80 years.” But markets offer real opportunities for young people and new businesses too. Taking a stall is a relatively low risk way of starting up in retail and testing the market and a product - and there are stalls available for rent. With the market playing such an important role, it’s worrying that the typical customer is over fifty. Andy and his team also recognise that they need to attract new people. “We have fun days and themes that bring young families into town, the Day of Dance, the Christmas Light Switch

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Love Your Local Market 2013 NABMA is the National Association of British Market Authorities and in May 2013 promoted Love Your Local Market week. This was a result of the Portas report aimed at recognition of your local market and it’s role. 600 markets took part and over 2000 new stalls stood that week, Chesterfield took part and four new businesses have taken a permanent stall in town. “Chesterfield’s performance was so good we were amongst the top three or four markets with regards to new businesses and retention of the new stalls” says Andy.

On, they’re not just about the event but about familiarising people with the market. “It’s a different kind of shopping experience to the supermarkets, there’s hustle and bustle and plenty of banter. Regulars who shop here know the stall holders and build up relationships with them. A market is a place where people can interact and have some fun, that’s the environment we want to maintain”. “We also have a monthly Farmers Market, Continental Markets twice a year and new initiatives like the Young Enterprise Scheme run with Chesterfield College and local schools, where around 15 new businesses set up stalls. So we’re targeting a younger audience to encourage them to get involved and support the market.” So how is our market doing in real terms? “It’s doing well. We have between 120 and 140 stalls on for the general markets, so there is room for new traders, the Flea market’s 240 stalls are sold out and I could rent 50 more if I had space!” With the range of stalls, could I get my full weekly shop at the market? “I think you would be close” answers Andy, “there is a fantastic variety of products being offered, you might have to use butchers, bakers etc but we have independent traders close by to the market place.” What about dry goods and tins I ask, “If you dig and search around you can find things you might not think available and if it’s soup you want, we’ve all the ingredients to make your own!”

I often feel like the market gets spread out in town, occupying street sites along Low Pavement and wonder why it’s not confined to the Market Place. “It’s about footfall” explains Andy, “the normal market needs to trade. The street stalls sell products that compliment the market and need people to see them, so we use the street sites to ensure trade is good for everyone.” The issue of footfall and space is top of the agenda at the moment. Alongside the

10% Article redevelopment of the Market Hall there are plans to open up the central area of the Market Place so that as you leave the sheltered stalls in the building you are met with a new central aisle through the market to encourage a flow through the centre, opening up the space. I was encouraged that Andy and Karen are working to maintain our market and relieved that Chesterfield market has survived whilst others have met their demise! I hope the national interest in seasonal products and independent retailers leads to more people becoming regulars

to the markets, and brings people flooding back to support this centre of the community. I left town with two bags of shopping, 18 items in total, 11 purchased from the market or an independent store, and a feeling that I have saved myself some money and remembered a phrase I’d read at the Eden Project a couple of week’s earlier ‘my wallet is indeed my weapon’ and how I choose to spend my money has a real impact!

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Having discussed the market with Andy I had a quick chat with Paul Hind whose stall Top Cards Greetings Cards is positioned directly opposite Boots. “This is a family business” says Paul, “I’ve been working on the market since school, it’s 35 years now at the same pitch and here for every market day, three days a week... come rain or shine and I also do a day at Derby.” “I love it. It’s a way of life for me, hard work but interesting. Chesterfield’s market fits perfectly with our town centre, I think it plays a vital role but we do need to encourage young new businesses to take up stalls. There is space and it’s important that we cater for the needs of the younger shoppers to make sure the market is still here in 10, 20, 30 years.” Records show that

Facts: Chesterfield’s market

was earning royal revenue as long ago as 1165, when the Sheriff of Derbyshire recorded an account of £1 2s 7d from the market of Chesterfield. However, it wasn’t until the Charter granted by King John in 1204 that the town held the right to hold a market twice a week and an annual 8 day fair at the Feast of the Holy Cross in September. In the early 1220’s it outgrew its original site near the ‘Crooked Spire’ church and moved to its current location next to the market hall. Today, as well as the two main markets on Main Square and New Square there are also additional stalls on Central Pavement, Burlington Street and Packers Row. The traditional Market Hall was originally built in

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1857 ‘for the shelter and safeguard of market people’. The council bought the Hall in 1873 and over time the Market Hall has been added to and refurbished but it remains essentially a fine Victorian centrepiece to a thriving market. In the 18th century, sales of cattle and horses were held on the Market Square and adjoining streets, sheep and pigs being sold in an area set out in New Square in 1828 - hence the local name Swines Green. Saturday is the longest established market day with the Monday market first being held in 1923, Friday beginning in 1965 and the Thursday Flea market in 1983. The market trading tradition continues and Chesterfield Market, with a vast array of stalls to browse round, is still one of the largest – and best – in the country.


Summer Market Events 2013 30 July - Medieval Market 23 - 24 August - Street Entertainment Festival 26 August - August Bank Holiday Market & Table Top Sale 7 September - Day of Dance 7 - 14 September - Chesterfield Well Dressing General Market - Monday, Friday, Saturday, 10am - 4pm Flea Market - Thursday, 10am - 4pm Farmers’ Market - 2nd Thursday, 10am - 4pm Tel: 01246 345777/8

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What’s On Sat 22 June Chesterfield Theatres: That'll be the Day at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Sun 23 Chesterfield Theatres: Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office June 01246 345 222 or online Mon 24 Chesterfield Theatres: Deathtrap at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or June online Thu 27 Chesterfield Theatres: Spotlight Comedy Club - Edinburgh Festival Preview Double Header at the June Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Fri 28 June Chesterfield Theatres: Showaddywaddy at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Sat 29 & Chesterfield Canal Trust Festival at Staveley Town Basin, in conjunction with Barrow Hill Sun 30 Roundhouse. Please check the Chesterfield Canal Trust Website for more details. June Sat 29 Chesterfield Theatres: Saturday Night Dance at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 June 222 or online Sat 29 Table Top Sale. The always popular Table Top sale 2pm - 4pm at the Loundsley Green Community June Centre. For details leave a message on 07910 858267. Sat 29 Revolution House - 17th Century Life. 11am to 4pm. Discover what life was like in a 17th century June alehouse with History Re-enactment Workshop. Free Entry. Tel: 01246 345727 for more details. Sat 29 Chesterfield Theatres: Saturday Night Dance at the Winding Wheel. 8pm-11.30pm £7.50 Contact June Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Sun 30 The Gospel Mission Church’s Sunday School Anniversary takes place at 10.45am. The youth June group and Sunday School will be playing an active part in the Service and there will be special presentations to recognize all that has been achieved by the teenagers and children during the last year. Mon 1 July Aurora Ladies Choir: A concert performed by the breathtaking Aurora Ladies Choir. 7:30pm at the Loundsley Green Community Centre. For details leave a message on 07910 858267. Mon 1 to Chesterfield Theatres: A Life in Theatre at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or Wed 3 July online Tue 2 to Chesterfield Theatres: Val Moore School of Dance - Just Gotta Dance at the Pomegranate. Sat 6 July Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Wed 3 July Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Ghost Woods of Derbyshire - a talk by Ian Rotherham. United Reformed Church meeting room, Holymoorside at 8pm. Contact: Peter Forrow (Chairman) 01246 568000 or Trevor Gee (Secretary) 01246 569059. Wed 3 July Canal Cruise: Full Length Cruise with John Varley (including a meal). Ring 01246 551035 to book. Organised by Chesterfield Canal Trust. Thu 4 July Chesterfield Theatres: Tango - Deda Dance Class at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Thu 4 July Chesterfield Theatres: Lyrical Hip Hop and Jazz Deda Dance Class at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Thu 4 July Chesterfield Theatres: Vu-Orchestra at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Thu 4 July Chesterfield Theatres: Mama - The All Era Genesis Tribute Band at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

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Chesterfield Jazz Club: Rob Terry Trio. UK renowned pianist brings his sparkling trio to Chesterfield Jazz Club. Venue: Club Chesterfield, Chester street S40 1DL. Doors open 7:45pm, performance at 8:30pm. Tickets £7.50 online from or £9 on door, £5 for under 18s. Fri 5 & Sat Chesterfield Theatre Company: A generous helping of dramatic morsels. An evening of short, one 6 July act plays. Chesterfield Studios, Rose Hill. 7:30pm tickets from Beth Logan 01246 863810 or 0795 774 5213. Sat 6 July Brampton Food Market. Markets start at 10am and finish at 1:30pm. Call St Thomas’ Centre for details on 01246 279916. Sat 6 July Ashgate Hospice: Summer Fair. 11am to 3pm at Ashgate Hospice. For info go to www. Sat 6 July Who Let The Dads Out. A father-toddler play session 9:30am at Brampton Moor Methodist Church. £2 per family for each event which includes refreshments. For more info contact Mick on 07976 641034 or email Sat 6 July Chesterfield Theatres: Mama - The All Era Genesis Tribute Band at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Sun 7 July Annual Sports Day: Fun for all the family and activities for all ages it's a great chance to get the whole family moving. 1pm to 4pm at the Loundsley Green Community Centre. For details leave a message on 07910 858267. Sun 7 July North Derbyshire Running Club: The Spire 10 mile Road Race 10:30am starting from Holmebrook Valley Park. Over 300 runners are expected and the route will take them through Cutthorpe up to Pudding Pie Hill and then back through Old Brampton and Loundsley Green to the finish. More details can be found on the NDRC website or by calling John Gorman, Race Director, on 01246 568828 or 0780 7130104. Mon 8 July Treatments in Diabetes Care Speaker: Sarah Allcard, (Clinical Nurse). 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. Tue 9 July Chesterfield & District Civic Society: Destination Chesterfield. Dominic Stevens is the Manager of this initiative whose prime objective is to promote the Town, both at home and abroad. Here he will describe how this objective is being approached and what results have been made. 7:30pm at the Eyre Chapel Newbold (behind the Nags Head in Newbold). Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information. Tue 9 to Chesterfield Theatres: Directions Theatre Arts Showcase at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Thu 11 July Office 01246 345 222 or online Wed 10 Ashgate Hospice: Golf Day. Tee off times available from 8am to 4:30pm. Chesterfield Golf Club. July For more information go to Thu 11 July Tea Dance @ Fairplay. A monthly Tea Dance at the Fairplay Centre, Alexandra Road West. 1pm to 3pm £3. Enjoy music, tea and cake. Parking in the top right hand corner of Mecca Bingo Car Park. For details please call the Fairplay office on 01246 203963. Thu 11 July Singing for the Brain: St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane 2pm to 4pm. Anyone with dementia or any similar condition is very welcome to come along with their carers and enjoy an afternoon of tea, cake, song, chat and fun. Staff from Alzheimer's Society will be on hand for advice. For more information contact the Alzheimer's society on 01246 223366. Email: office@ Thu 11 July Chesterfield 50+ Inspired Open Meeting. Meet Alan Charles the new police and crime commissioner for Derbyshire. 10am to Midday at the Town Hall Council Chambers, Chesterfield. Fri 12 July Chesterfield Gilbert and Sullivan Society: Present a selection of Gilbert and Sullivan Music also including Music From The Shows. Join us at St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane Chesterfield. 7:30 pm Tickets cost £8 including refreshments, available from Anne Thompson 01246 566448. Fri 12 July Chesterfield Theatres - Film: Untouchable (15) at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

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Chesterfield Canal Triathlon. 1st Tupton Scout Group will be holding their fourth annual Triathlon. Starts at Shireoaks and finishes at Tapton Lock. 12 miles of cycling, 4 miles of running and 3½miles of canoeing. Competitors must be competent in a canoe (free practice sessions are available). Individual or a team of three, each person doing a different activity. Sponsorship will be split 50/50 between the Scouts and your choice of charity. For further information, contact David Parmley on   Sat 13 July Holymoorside Choral Society: Summer Concert HCS invite you to their summer concert, LOVE AND MUSIC at St. John's Church,Walton at 7:30 p.m. Special guest is the very talented flautist and pianist, Katy Strudwick. Seasonal refreshments are included. Tickets £8 (£2 for children under 12) are available in advance from Claire on 274296 or on the door. Email: Sat 13 July Brampton Potteries Festival Along Old Road from the junction with Chatsworth Rd, as far as Old Hall Junior School. Opened by The Mayor and Mayoress at 12 noon near Serpent Motors, displays can be viewed until 4pm. This year's theme is 'The World of Fairy Tales'. During the afternoon there will be a Summer Fayre at The Gospel Mission Church with stalls, potteries exhibitions, pot decoration and refreshments. Suitable for families with young children. See article page 54. Sat 13 July Chesterfield Circle of the Catenian Association Concert. Chesterfield Parish Church (the Crooked Spire) at 7:30 pm. In support of Ashgate Hospice. Featuring the Holymoorside Band, City of Sheffield Teachers' Choir and soloists Polly Sedman (soprano) and Matthew Pitts (organ). Tickets £8 for adults & £4 for children. Available from Ashgate Hospice, Chesterfield Hospice Shop, Chesterfield Tourist Information, Java Coffee House, Band, Choir and Association members or by calling 0114 2470119. Sat 13 July Ashgate Hospice: Dronfield Party in the Park. 4pm onwards at Cliffe Park Dronfield. For more information go to Sat 13 July Chesterfield Theatres: History-onics 6 at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Sat 13 July Chesterfield Theatres: Saturday Night Dance at the Winding Wheel. 8pm to 11:30pm £7.50 Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Sat 13 July Gala Dinner with Vince Cable at the Proact Stadium. Join other members of the business and entrepreneurial communities from the Midlands in spending a memorable evening with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Rt. Hon. Vince Cable. 7pm at the Proact Stadium, Chesterfield. Tickets £54 available from or call 07806 524 071 . Sun 14 July Chesterfield Festival of Cricket Derbyshire v Yorkshire T20, Email Mike Taylor on wingpc@aol. com for more details. Sun 14 July Inkerman Buzz 11am to 3pm @ The Inkerman Park. Stalls - music - children's activities - crafts. Plus the annual dog show. Please register your dog on the day by midday. Admission free. For details please contact Alastair Meikle, Chair of Friends of the Inkerman, on 01246 520820. Sun 14 July Brampton Potteries Festival on Old Road 10am to 4pm. Potteries Festival Service begins in The Gospel Mission Church at 10:45am and moves round some of the displays outside. Barbecue in the church grounds at 1pm - all welcome. Displays remain available for viewing until 4pm and there are light refreshments in the church until 3:30pm.


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Chesterfield Theatres: Kickers Dance Studio in 'Curtain Call' at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Holymoorside Neighbourhood Watch: Meeting at the United Reformed Church School Room at 7:30pm. Call 01246 767275 for details. Chesterfield Festival of Cricket Derbyshire v Yorkshire LV County Championship (4 days) Email Mike Taylor on for more details. Chesterfield Theatres: Spotlight Comedy Club - Edinburgh Festival Preview Double Header at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Lyrical Hip Hop and Jazz Deda Dance Class at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres:Tango Deda Dance Class at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Jazz Club: Roy Forbes and Ian Hill. Roy's silky smooth vocals and Ian's mellifluous saxophone blend perfectly. Club Chesterfield, Chester Street S40 1DL. Doors 7:45pm, performance 8:30pm. Tickets £7.50 online from or £9 on door, £5 for under 18s. Chesterfield Theatres - Film: Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (15) at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online James Pogson: Northern Tea Merchants - Fair Trade Coffee. Parkinsons UK Chesterfield & District Branch meeting at St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, 2 to 4pm. Join us to find good company, a friendly chat, refreshments, exchange ideas, guest speakers. Ample car parking. Email: Chesterfield Theatres - Film: Great Expectations (12A) at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Ashgate Hospice: It’s a Knockout and fun dog show. 11am onwards at Holmebrook Valley Park. For more information go to Cream Teas & Cakes Pop in and enjoy an afternoon break & scone or cake! Holymoorside Village Hall 2:30 to 4pm A fundraising event for A.D.I Funds 4 School (Gambia). www.adifunds4school. Chesterfield Festival of Cricket Derbyshire v Durham T20. Email Mike Taylor on for more details. The garden at Byways, 7A Brookfield Avenue will be open to the public from 12.30 - 5.30. Winner of the Best Back Garden over 80sq m in Chesterfield in Bloom 2012. Tea and cakes available. Proceeds to Ashgate Hospice and the National Garden Scheme Charities. Entrance £2.50, children free. Chesterfield Theatres: Jazz in the Bar - Dizzy Club at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Film: The Master (15) at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Jason Manford at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: An Evening with Inspirations at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Tango Deda Dance Class at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Lyrical Hip Hop and Jazz Deda Dance Class at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Film: Cirque Du Soleil (PG) at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: A Modern Jive Freestyle Ball at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Film: Beasts of the Southern Wilde (12A) at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

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Diabetes UK Careline Speaker: Mary Smith, (Careline Counsellor, Diabetes UK). 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. Frank Hawkins JP and Mrs Pat Morgan JP: The general work of the magistrate. Parkinsons UK Chesterfield & District Branch meeting at St John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, 2 to 4pm. Join us to find good company, a friendly chat, refreshments, exchange ideas, guest speakers. Ample car parking. Email: Ploughman's Supper Join us for supper and a preview of the scarecrows to be displayed in the village over the August Bank Holiday. 7pm. Holymoorside United Reformed Church. Tickets (£5) available from Barbara Turner (tel. 566109). Strawberry Tea & Ladies Pamper Afternoon. Ringwood Hall, Brimington 2 to 5pm. 2nd year of the event - all proceeds to Breast Cancer Care and Nottingham Breast Cancer Research Appeal. Contact 01246 280077 for details. Chesterfield Theatres: Wedding Fayre at the Winding Wheel. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Summer Holiday Club: 10am to 12 noon at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Ages 5 to 11. Activities include painting, crafts, music, cooking. Visit: www. Chesterfield Theatres: Jazz in the Bar - Impressions Quintet at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Film: I Give it a Year (15) at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Chesterfield Theatres: Film: Life of PI (PG) at the Pomegranate. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Saturday night dances at the Winding Wheel 8pm-11.30pm £7.50. Contact Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

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Once in a blue moon your local newspaper salutes a local resident who has reached the grand-old age of 100. Yet by all accounts, local papers may soon have to devote an entire weekly page to people living to 100 because we are living much longer. It will lighten many moods to learn that the total number of centenarians is projected to rise from 14,500 in 2012 to 110,000 in 2035. It’s estimated that 13% of males and 18.2% females aged 50 in 2012 will reach their landmark 100 year birthday. And of your new born children, around one-third of babies born in 2012 in the United Kingdom are expected to survive to celebrate their 100th birthday (Source: Office for National Statistics, March 2012). Of course, people living longer will have an impact on our pensions and long term care systems and, perhaps more importantly, it will greatly affect your own plans.

The pensions landscape has changed and people need to make the most of their savings so they can sit back and enjoy their retirement. For the vast majority of people, a single pension provides the bedrock for their income. Now today it

is more than that. In the past, as people grew older their investment portfolios became risk averse. They reduced their exposure to equities and generally avoided investments that put their capital at risk. But times are changing and this may not be the most suitable strategy to adopt. People are living longer, with many likely to work past the formal retirement age, which itself is set to increase to 67 from 65 between 2034 and 2036. Working longer could mean that turning on the income tap may not necessarily be given such a high priority for many in their early-50s, as there may still be a need to accrue capital. In any case, if you’re still working, whether full or part time, it may not be necessary to generate maximum income from your investments. If you take income unnecessarily, it could have a detrimental effect. What’s more, many people will have an assortment of different pension schemes having worked for different employers, while many will have also made the most of their Pep, Tessa and Isa tax allowances over the years. They need to turn this nonpension money into an income stream that might be needed for another 30 to 40 years. There are also tax implications to consider, be it capital gains, inheritance tax or income tax liabilities. Many people assume that once they have hung up their working boots they will never have to pay tax again.

This isn’t the case – tax still has to be paid. Investors need to ensure they are using all their available tax-free allowances and ensuring they are paying as little tax as they need. After all your work hard, paying your taxes all your life, you don’t want to be needlessly paying HMRC after you have retired. The traditional ways of planning for retirement are past their sell-by date. How lavish, comfortable or tough your retirement years will be is going to be down to you. You simply cannot afford to rely on the state or your employer any more - generous final salary schemes are fast disappearing. That’s why it is important to get planning early. There is nothing stopping you from getting a clear view of your current position by establishing what your likely state pension entitlement would be. It is also worth contacting the pension trustees of your current and previous employers, who will be able to provide pension forecasts, as will the companies managing any private pension plans. Examine whether you are on track or whether you may have to consider making extra contributions. Many companies that have replaced final salary schemes with defined contribution pension schemes contribute far less now, putting the onus on the employee to boost their pension pot. It is great to think that we have a higher chance of living longer, but it means that we have to make our money work harder while we can – and the sooner you start the better.

To receive a complimentary guide covering Wealth Management, Retirement Planning or Inheritance Tax Planning contact Peter Boardman, Somersall Financial Management Ltd on 01246 559616 by email peter. or visit www. Page 20 •

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Managing Stress A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked: ‘ How heavy is this glass of water?’ Answers called out ranged from 20g to 500g. The lecturer replied ‘The absolute weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it. If I hold it for a minute, that’s not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I will have an ache in my right arm. If I hold it for a day, you will have to call an ambulance. In each case, it is the same weight, but the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.” He continued ‘And that is the way with stress management. If we carry our burdens all the time, sooner or later, as the burden becomes increasingly heavy, we won’t be able to carry on. As with the glass of water, you have to put it down for a while and rest before holding it again. When we are refreshed, we can carry on with the burden. So, before you return home tonight, put the burden of work down. Don’t carry it home. You can pick it up tomorrow. Whatever burdens you are carrying now, let them down for a moment if you can. So, my friends, put down anything that may be a burden to you right now. Don’t pick it up again until after you have rested a while.’ Anon. Contributed by Sheila Howard from Sehati Health & Wellbeing.

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Meet the Mayor: Cllr Paul Stone Think Kung Fu fighting, stuntman, children’s entertainer... what image have you got? I bet not many of you have this year’s Mayor of Chesterfield - Cllr Paul Stone in mind?


he mayoral chains were passed to Cllr Paul Stone in April, when he took up the role for the following 12 months. The honour of Mayor was bestowed to Paul based on his time served as a local councillor. Paul’s a break from tradition, he’s young for the role, at 44, his background is varied and his outlook somehow refreshing. Paul was born in Ashgate and lived in the Loundsley Green and Linacre Woods areas of Chesterfield during his childhood. In 1989 the family settled in New Whittington where he lived until moving to Barrow Hill in 2004. On inauguration the Mayor chooses a Mayoress,

Paul chose colleauge Mrs Barbara Wilson to support him in the role. Barbara, along with her husband, family and friends, started the Nenna Kind Cancer Support Centre in memory of their daughter Helen who died from cancer in January 2011. The Mayor’s year in office focuses around a chosen theme, and the theme Paul and Barbara have chosen is ‘facing challenges’. Paul explains “ I suffer from aspergers, a form of autism. People like me can find it harder to read the signals that most people take for granted. This means I may find it more difficult to communicate and interact with others which can lead to high levels of anxiety and confusion. I’m keen that in my year as Mayor I help give a voice to people who may feel marginalised, and help raise awareness for groups that perhaps get little or no attention. I would like to hear other people’s stories of challenges in their everyday lives and how they cope with change”.

Paul’s been self employed throughout his working life, teaching martial arts with classes at New Whittington, Staveley and Newbold. “I don’t teach professionally any more but do still practice locally, the time constraints associated with my duties as Mayor are going to mean normal activities will be put on hold for 12 months”. Paul has also worked as a variety entertainer, an Auguste Clown character working locally as a live entertainer. Paul commented “Since I’ve become Mayor people think I’m a rich man, their perception of me changes when I put on the chains, the fact that I’m a low earner comes as a huge surprise”. Paul comes from a political family, his uncle a councillor, his father, Cllr David Stone was mayor in 1995/6 and his mother, the late Cllr Freda Stone served as Mayoress. During his former years Paul’s family held office and he spent a lot of time on the phone taking calls and acting as the family PA, perhaps sewing the seeds of a political career... It wasn’t until his mother passed away that he decided to continue the family involvement in local politics. Cllr Paul Stone was elected as a Liberal Democratic member for New Whittington in 2001, this became Barrow Hill and New Whittington ward in 2003, but left the Liberal Democrats to serve as an independent council member in 2012. Activities away from politics really set Paul apart from contemporaries. Paul is skilled and highly qualified in martial arts and has trained as a stuntman, Paul explained “I remember in 1976 seeing a book with Japanese writing, I asked my father what it was, it was a Kung Fu book and the way in which my father described it stuck with me, it seemed magical and I was hooked.” Paul has studied many Martial Arts over the last 30 plus years including, Wado-Ryu (karate), Jujitsu (close combat for defeating an armed and armoured opponent using no weapon or a short weapon), Lau Gar (a form of Kung Fu), Wushu (modern exhibition and full-contact sport based on traditional Chinese martial arts), Wing Chun (a well defined martial art style practiced initially by Bruce Lee). “I have a black belt in Freestyle Kick Boxing” says Paul, “in my black belt fight my opponent had knocked out his previous opponent in 26 seconds, not a welcome prospect for the 18 year facing a grown man. However the fight went well and I came away with a black belt... and conscious!”

Paul is also working on combining all these techniques and hopes to develop his own system of martial arts. “It was whilst reading a martial arts magazine that a stuntman course caught my eye” says Paul, “I attended the course run by Stuntman Active Services, a gym opposite the Granada studios in Manchester. I’d wanted to do martial arts in movies, an extra, the sort of guy killed off in a Tarantino fight scene by Uma Thurman’s character Beatrix Kiddo - I’ve not realised this dream yet but I’m still hopeful I’ll get the opportunity”. But looking to the near future what are you looking forward to? “During the year ahead I will be doing my best to represent the borough in my ceremonial duties, I’m looking forward to it and with the support of my partner Sharon Buxton, and the Mayoress, it’s going to be fun I’m sure. Chesterfield is a great town, I love the people we’re a friendly town and I get the same comment from people who visit so it’s not just me who thinks so - it’s great to be able to represent our town.”


An Afternoon Tea with The Mayor Sunday 21 July 2013 Midday until 4pm at Maison Mes Amis. Everyone is welcome to come along and meet the Mayor. This free entry event includes entertainment from Katie Stewart, the wonderful R & B singer, plus there will be a raffle with all proceeds going to the Mayors chosen local charites. Call to reserve a table and ensure a place.

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Writers Competition


To celebrate this years Chatsworth Road Festival, S40 Local are holding a writing competition. Their are four categories: •

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We are looking for people to enter a piece of writing focussed on the area - be it all of Chesterfield or a part of Chesterfield such as, Chatsworth Road, Brampton, Somersall, Walton, Holymoorside, about the Festival, a community group, an individual or a local event - as long as it relates to our local area anything goes. The piece of writing must be original and unpublished and can be poetry, fact, fiction, historical, article style, a blog whatever you want to submit. We will be looking for pieces that are interesting, inspirational, entertaining and well written. The word limit is 600 words. The entries will be reviewed by a panel of judges from the festival committee and the winning entries will be published in S40 Local. By submitting an entry you grant S40 Local the right to publish the entry in the magazine. The closing date for entries is: Friday 16 August 2013. Please send your entries via email to Paul@ or post them to S40 Local, 34 Westbrook Drive, Chesterfield, S40 3PQ and include your email address and other contact details. A prize of £25 to spend at Pooky for the infants, £30 at Pooky Active for the primaries, £50 to spend at Toad for the senior kids and £100 for a meal at Nonsolovino will be awarded to the winner in each category. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Good look and happy writing!! Page 30 •

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Godfrey Holmes traces the history and changes of this local site

Treeneuk was distinctively built in the 1930s, on the left of, what was then, an insignificant road to the extreme West of bustling Chesterfield. Slack Lane, Ashgate is now a component of the Loundsley Green By-Pass taking traffic from Old and New Brampton, from Matlock and Baslow, to Sheffield. On this site, Mary Stewart, born 1844, spent some of the most fulfilling of her 80 years’ lifespan. In 1865, records show Mary married fellow-Scot John McKenzie of Paisley in Renfrewshire. Imagery ©2013 Google Map data ©2013 Google

Borough Councillor Ernest Bradbury Robinson also made this his home - Ernest was a prominent member and also Director of Robinson’s - manufacturers of everything from willow tobacco boxes to cardboard cartons and surgical dressings. Ernest Robinson’s full title was Mayor of Chesterfield, Conservative County Councillor, Lord High Sheriff of Derbyshire – the oldest secular office at Royal Command.

Treenuk today.

Of interest, the leafy suburbs of Yew Tree, Somersall, Walton, and Brookside boasted many other Robinson dwelling-houses... one of the foremost, Rye Flatt (now ignominiously demolished as well!) combining leisure and meeting facilities for retired employees of the firm. When the Robinsons vacated Treeneuk, William Gadsby, Managing Director of Pioneer Welding and Fabricating Ltd, moved in. He invented the process whereby solids can be separated, using liquids or pneumatic tables – or by using jigs in 1986. After Gadsby, David Smith, father of three, moved into Treeneuk. Smith owned Emblem Double Glazing, Sheepbridge, a once prosperous business venture employing 15. Unfortunately, his wife was homesick for Wingerworth, his business hit turbulence and he needed to sell Treeneuk in some haste. At that time the housing market was flattened by the national recession of 1990/91.

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Thus an unusual Sale by Competition was devised. Conscientiously, Smith had 700,000 tickets printed, to be sold at 3000 local outlets, each ticket priced at £1. Each of the estimated 400,000 competitors who purchased “WIN A DREAM HOME” tickets had to answer three questions using skill. Fine: until... until...Chesterfield Library posted the answers up in their window... to save their staff time assisting countless punters! That simple posting transformed a glorified raffle into a lottery, certainly illegal under Sn. 14 of the Lotteries’ and Amusements’ Act of 1976. So, to avoid an unlimited fine and two years’ imprisonment, Treeneuk’s owner had to return the cash, every penny of it. And

at the same time could not repay his glazing creditors more hundreds and thousands of pounds. The Sheepbridge operation folded in October of 1992, after bailiffs had entered Treeneuk, that July, to repossess it for the bank. Treeneuk, amazingly, was promptly sold by Bothams for a new asking-price of £275,000. A little time later, a sandwich-board appeared on the pavement outside, advertising: Treeneuk Health & Beauty Relax, Replenish, Recuperate.

2012: Leeds-based housebuilder Duchy Homes has secured planning for the development of eight luxury homes in Chesterfield and construction is set to start in May. The Treeneuk Gardens development has been boosted by a funding deal provided by the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) using the governmentbacked Funding for Lending Scheme (FLS). Treeneuk Gardens, which will be home to eight detached, five-bedroom houses, is situated off

Site plan for the new development.

Treeneuk is a beautiful country manor house set in approximately 2½ acres of grounds surrounded by tranquil woodland, listed as a nature reserve.

Slack Lane in Ashgate, Chesterfield, and the first completions are expected in December 2013 and final completion in spring 2014.

This unique tranquil setting is the perfect place to relax and unwind. Located to the west of Chesterfield Treeneuk is also conveniently located for access to the Peak District which is only a few minutes drive away. The M1 motorway is also convenient, with junction 29 approximately 25 minutes drive away.

Jim Cropper, Managing Director at Duchy Homes explains: “We are delighted to be investing in Chesterfield with the construction of eight executive houses and hope the addition of these homes will contribute positively to the local community. We are focused on delivering small developments of executive detached housing and are pleased to be contributing to the local economy by bringing new houses such as Treeneuk Garden to market. With this development and indeed with all our sites we are committed to ensuring it is constructed to fit in with the local surroundings and reflect the peaceful mature woodlands that Treeneuk Gardens is surrounded by and build the next stage in the history of this interesting site.”

Our aim is to provide luxurious and innovative treatments, in a relaxing, private and tranquil setting. Our mission is to ensure that during your time with us you Relax, Replenish and Recuperate. Sharon Mason (owner of Treeneuk) is a highly qualified therapist with many years experience in delivering a wide range of treatments and holistic therapies. As part of her degree studies at Derby University she has undertaken extensive training in International Spa Management. All was well and good for Treeneuk until THIS notice appeared on the Internet after Christmas

So it is that Treeneuk has, in the Spring of 2013, been reduced to a pile of bricks and rubble, worth more in death than life - and awaiting the next chapter in its history.

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Keep On Running The Spiral Scooter Club Far removed from the early days of the mod and rocker face-offs on the beaches of Brighton, the Chesterfield Spiral Scooter Club will more likely be found raising money for Ashgate Hospice, and on the 17 to 19 August will be hosting their tenth Watlerstock event at The Spital Pub, Spital Lane. Ian Guy who is a member of the club explained their background “Chesterfield’s Spiral Scooter Club was around in the 70s, but after splitting up, reformed in 2004 - originally meeting at the Devonshire in Hasland before taking up residence at the Spital Inn in 2009”. The Club’s members all share a passion for one of two things... a Lambretta or a Vespa - the Italian scooters made so popular by the mods or modernist movement of the 60s, plus a love of modern jazz, sharp Italian clothes and attention to style and appearance. Some of the club members were part of the original scene, many being part of the mod revival of the late 70’s and some members are the sons of original mods.

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Kev organised the first two Watlerstock events to raise money for local charity organisations but sadly passed away in March 2006. Kev received care from Ashgate Hospice and so in Kev’s honour The Chesterfield Spiral Scooter Club have continued to hold the annual charity event raising much needed funds, in excess of £20,000 so far, for Ashgate Hospice. The bands at this year’s event include Hopper, an acoustic duo - followed by a DJ on the Friday night. Saturday’s line up sees Shindys, Division Street, Revolver and the Cycle Paths, alongside trade stands, food, an auction and music into the night from True Brit and more tunes from the DJ. Sunday kicks off at 11am with bacon butties at the Spital followed by a ride out at midday, firstly to CMC at Clay Cross for the best scooter trophy, leaving CMC approx. 1:30pm and then to the Olde House Pub, Newbold, leaving there at around 2:15pm and onto Ashgate Hospice to

WATLERSTOCK TEN 17 to 19 AUGUST 2013 The Spital Pub Chesterfield present the cheque for funds raised and back to the Spital for a light bite, to chill and reflect on the event! Everyone is welcome to come along and if you want to see the guys on the way they’ll be coming up Chatsworth Road, so be sure to give them a wave (between 1:45 and 2pm) - although please allow for delays.

and the Isle of White and generally get involved in all things scooter related” says Ian. It’s a world full of weird coincidences - as I write this article, playing on 6Music is Madness by Prince Buster... regarded as one of the most important figures in the history of ska and the tune from which Madness took their name. For details please see www.spiralscooterclub.wix. com or if you simply want to support the cause you can donate at Justgiving SpiralSC

They’re hoping the event will add more much needed funds to the over £20,000 already raised for Ashgate Hospice, through events over the last 10 years. “The club meet Thursday nights at the Spital Inn, take part in ride outs during the summer, attend national rallies including events in Scotland

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10 things to do in the garden By Colin Harrison of Transition Chesterfield There’s quite a lot to do in the garden around now, but pottering around it in summer is one of the rewards for the effort put in over the rest of the year - don’t look on it as work but as relaxation.

As well as routine things like mowing the grass and weeding, here are ten other things that may be necessary (depending on what you grow).

1. Deadhead roses, repeat flowering perennials and bedding plants; check the staking of taller ones so they don’t topple over. 2. Keep watering all plants in containers (indoor and outdoor), and feed them regularly. Tomatoes in grow-bags are especially prone to problems if watered erratically, so try to have a routine for them, aiming to keep the soil moist but not wet. Lots of houseplants will appreciate a spell outside, tucked into a shady (but not too dry) spot. Remember to water and feed them, even if it rains, which is quite a treat for most of them, as it cleans the leaves very effectively. 3. Prune spring flowering shrubs so they don’t get leggy; birds should have finished nesting, so you can trim hedges without disturbing them. 4. If you have to water, do so in the evening when there will be less evaporation and the water has a chance to soak into the soil. Using a hose is more efficient as the water can be directed where it is needed; giving the ground a good soaking once a week is better than a less thorough one every day, which encourages roots to form near the surface. This can make plants more susceptible to future dry spells and damage when hoeing or digging nearby. Using a sprinkler will leave drops of water on foliage - this can cause spots on them, for a variety of reasons. 5. Clear ponds of algae, duck weed and other invasive species.

6. Check for signs of disease on plants prone to them, i.e. blight on tomatoes, clematis wilt and apple scab, and treat accordingly. 7. If poor weather persists, courgettes may need hand-pollinating – and check them regularly to make sure they don’t turn into marrows, although you can leave one or two to do so if you like. 8. While sitting relaxing in the sun, start planning for next year’s spring bulbs, so you can order them early. 9. If fences or garden furniture need painting or treatment with a preservative, try to do it in the middle of a dry spell. 10. A lot of vegetables should be maturing about now; keep an eye on them all, as the unreliable weather may cause some to bolt (i.e. form flowers and seeds); these should be picked before this happens, as they’ll usually be useless after it happens anyway.

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Business News

Ventoux Ventoux

Brampton Manor’s Charity Challenge for Ashgate Hospice By the time this edition is delivered, the Tour de France will have completed 9 stages and the riders will be looking forward to a rest day. A rest day is something Keiron Salt, Craig Lynch and John Kinirons (pictured below left to right) will be looking forward to after they’ve ridden up Mount Ventoux not once... but twice in 24 hours.

it. We’re going up it again the next day! Its 42km of climbing with 3100m of vertical ascent and it’ll be warm.”

“This year my charity challenge will revolve around the Tour de France. Myself and two fellow club Members from Brampton Manor will aim to cycle up Mount Ventoux – the notorious ‘Giant of Provence’ – twice in 24 hours!” explains Craig.

If you’d like to sponsor the Ventoux x2 challenge you can either call into Brampton Manor reception or visit

“Those of you who know of this famous mountain (where British cyclist Tony Simpson sadly died trying to race up it in 1969) will be aware that the Tour professionals have to have a rest day after they go up

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The challenge takes place on 15th and 16th July, the week after the Annual Hogroast Music Festival which this year features the Rolling Stones who appear the day after they play Hyde Park! This event is also in aid of Ashgate Hospice.

Sounds like a fantastic, and rather tiring, way to raise money for Ashgate Hospice, I wish Craig and the guys a safe and enjoyable ride... my tip just repeat the nursery rhyme baa baa black sheep to yourself repeatedly whilst climbing, it takes your mind off things!


















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Business News Chesterfield Golf Club Local Professionals Enjoy Walton Chesterfield Golf Club recently welcomed Prosperity Wealth Management Ltd (Walton) who held their first Pro Am Golf Day in May. Twenty four invited guests and eight professionals arrived at the Club for coffee and bacon rolls, welcomed by Managing Director Martin Bonynge, a Chesterfield member himself. Pro’s taking part included Luke Allen (Lindrick), Shane Naisbett (Chesterfield), Craig Pollard (Tapton), Carl Cross (Townsclliffe & Mellor), John Oates (Hallowes and Robert Macey), Richard Strange and Paul Thornton (Norwood). After the welcome, the guests were entertained by Dave Edward’s Trick Show, an amazing display of incredible trick shots, thoroughly enjoyed by all. Following the show, the teams joined their Professional Team Captain to hone their skills on the Practice Ground prior to the afternoon event. The format of the competition was a Texas Scramble, medal score and each player had to take four drives - the emphasis of the day was to have fun. After the match the guests were invited to dine, and caterers Neil and Nicola Hancock, and their staff, excelled themselves with the menu and service provided. The restaurant looked a picture specially decorated at the request of the Directors of Prosperity Wealth Management. After dinner the prizes were presented to the Captains of the winning teams: Luke Allen (first place), Richard Strange (second place) and Carl Cross (third place). If you’re interested in hosting an event at Chesterfield Golf Club please call Trevor Glover (Club Manager) on 01246 279256.

The Fox & Goose Inn New Head Chef The team at The Fox & Goose, Wigley, are very proud to announce the arrival of their New Award Winning Head Chef Marcus Jefford. Marcus joins them from The Casa Hotel, after looking for a Head Chef role at a venue that could feed his ambition for growth & creativity. Marcus tells his life story so far…. “I studied catering at Westminster college Vincent square (one of the best) and worked initially in Paris for Conran restaurants then they relocated me to London. I then joined Geronimo Inns winning The Evening Standard best gastro pub twice as head chef where I then met my wife who’s from Chesterfield. I worked at many award winning pubs, restaurants and hotels up to a two rosette level before joining the team at The Fox. I aim to continue winning awards, achieving rosettes and look forward to developing our own range of chutneys and jams and of course the Famous Pudding Pie!” Look out for the new summer menu at the Fox & Goose.

Gala Dinner: Vince Cable

Fancy hearing what the Secretary of State thinks of things? An exclusive dinner at Chesterfield’s Proact Stadium takes place on Saturday 13th July 2013 from 7pm. Members of community and business groups will be attending with the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, The Rt. Hon. Vince Cable MP who will give a keynote address followed by the chance to present your own questions to the Secretary of State about the subjects which concern you most. Also speaking will be Chief Executive of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Chamber of Commerce, Mr. George Cowcher.

Pictured above are the eight professionals who took part in the competition together with local George Woolgar (back row 3rd from right). George is a member of Chesterfield Golf Club who is being sponsored by Prosperity Wealth Management and Brampton Manor to enable him to achieve his PGA EuroPro Tour ambitions. Also pictured are Martin and Marie Bonynge. Page 48 •

The event will include a Star Prize auction and raffle. This is an exclusive event and places are limited. Whatever your political persuasion, an opportunity to meet one of the nation’s most high-profile politicians is not one to be missed. Tickets are £54 each.  Places are available as singles, pairs or any other multiples. To book your place email midlandsgaladinner@yahoo. com or contact Julia at 07806 524 071.

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Business News Pooky Active New Business

From July POOKY of Chatsworth Road is taking over the shop next doop, formerly Lilypad and will be selling NOT pre-owned but NEW quality clothing and footwear as POOKY ACTIVE. Victoria Holmes explains “as the name suggests it will be clothing and footwear for the outdoors to tackle all the elements from a short shower to the slopes. Clothing has been sourced from some fantastic British designers mostly from the Cornwall area which are bold and bright. It’s clothing that lets you stay out that little bit longer on the beach when the sun goes down! Throw on a snuggle fleece and play continues! Brands include Lizzie Shirt, Frugi, Little Mites, plus we have the fantastic Kozi Kidz range from Sweden, they supply clothes that are second nature to the Swedes - waterproof clothing, ponchos, puddle suits, jackets, trousers, wellies, riding jackets, snow suits and the new SPLAT BOOTS!

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Image and Colour Emporium will now open on Wednesdays 10am to 4pm starting from 24th July and will launch the UFO sessions on that Wednesday.

One of S40 Local’s advertisers has received the most reviews on the new Trusted Trader website run by Derbyshire County Council with over 100 people having rated his service.

Tracy explains more “join us for a UFO session (UnFinished Objects!!). Bring along your sewing, knitting, needlecraft or any other unfinished project that you keep promising yourself you’ll finish!!  Starting on Wednesday 24th July 2 to 4pm.  £3.00 per session including refreshments.  For more details give me a ring, Tracy on 07526 455410.”

Steve has achieved a five tick status on the site which allows customers to search online and see feedback given from others including the comments they have posted up.

“Kozi Kidz is an amazing brand that is fully waterproof, not showerproof. Our clothing ranges will be from birth to 11 years (depending on the brand) and our footwear will be continental and sized from birth to UK3 and of a high standard to take your little ones from toddling to climbing... school shoes, boots, sandals and some other fashionable labels too. We will also provide a complete measuring service. Pooky Active hopes to open on Sat 3rd August. Look out for flyers, join the POOKY mailing list, follow us on Facebook and keep an eye on your August S40 Local! There is so much happening that you will just have to pop down to see for yourselves and there will be a lot of surprises too that your kids will love! POOKY ACTIVE looks forward to welcoming you all in August and hopes you will love the ranges and make good use of them in our lovely Peak District.

Steve does all sorts of handyman tasks such as repairs, joinery, lighting and small electrics “I think the feedback system works really well” says Steve, “People can post comments on the website and also fill out a feedback form, I include a form with every job for them to send back. “I think Trusted Trader gives people more confidence when calling out traders and from the people I talk to, I can tell they think it’s a good scheme.” If you have a job that Steve can fix you have the knowledge of his past service record from Trusted Trader (see his business card).

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Community News

WE WON! BIG Cookathon With Old Hall Junior School

We won! Old Hall Junior School has won the National Cookathon Prize 2013. The Cookathon, which is run by the Children’s Food Trust, was held in March and Old Hall has won the prize for getting the most people in the local community cooking on the same day.

I Adults left to right – Pete Tomson (chef at CSC from Chartered House Catering), Stella Mitchell (Parent Helper), Sam Pasingham (Community Governor), Annie Branson from Blu Coffee Shop & Bistro, Rebecca Popple from Children’s Food Trust. Children left to right: School Nutritional Action Group members: Laurie G, Michael F, Harvey W, Maisy E, Amelia M-S, Abbie R-E and Charlie C.

n total an amazing 601 people in Brampton and beyond cooked a delicious curry on Thurs 7th March 2013. The school will now receive £500 to continue cookery within the school. The aim of the Cookathon is to promote healthy, home-cooked food. The children at Old Hall all made a naan bread at school to take home and eat with their curry as well as making a spice packet to add to the curry. Many parents, grandparents and friends joined in the competition. In addition, local businesses also helped out to bump up the numbers. These included CSC Manor Offices on Old Road where the canteen chef, Pete Tomson from Chartered House Catering made the curry for employees to eat at lunchtime and Blu Coffee Shop & Bistro on Chatsworth Road ensured that the curry was available on the menu for their customers. Other businesses that joined in were Loaf, the bakery in Crich, Moss Valley Fine Meats and Kir Kaz Indian Restaurant in Sheffield.

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for Chesterfield’s brand new Food and Drink Awards Do you have a passion for food? Then it might just be that Destination Chesterfield have the job for you... or two of you. The town’s marketing campaign, Destination Chesterfield, is in search of two people to join its panel of judges and search out our finest eateries and locally-produced food. The town’s very own Food and Drink Awards launch later this year and are designed to uncover our gourmet gems. The judges will be required to visit the nominated food outlets and rate them according to a set criterion. Destination Chesterfield Manager Dominic Stevens (pictured below) commented: “Whether it’s a sandwich, a takeaway or a three course gourmet meal, Chesterfield’s food outlets offer something to suit all tastes and we want to find and recognise the best. To do this, we need a strong judging panel so we’re reaching out to all food lovers and inviting them to join us.”

Children also promoted the Cookathon at the Brampton Food Market at the St Thomas’ Centre by handing out spice packets and naan bread. The whole school community worked together to achieve this fantastic award and we would like to thank all our parents, grandparents, friends, local businesses and community for supporting us. Special thanks go to Stella Mitchell, who is a parent at the school, for her hard work in organising the event.

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If you’d love to get involved and put yourself forward as a judge, you need to tell Destination Chesterfield, in less than 200 words, why you are Chesterfield’s best foodie. To enter visit www. or send your entry by post to: Food and Drink Awards Competition Destination Chesterfield Chesterfield Commerce Centre Canal Wharf Chesterfield S41 7NA The closing date for entries is Monday 22 July 2013. The awards ceremony, which will be held in Autumn, promises to be a glittering affair. If any businesses are interested in becoming a sponsor of the new awards contact Dominic Stevens on 01246 207207 or email dom.stevens@

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Woddle oo teep a dop? Gloob a woddle a hop! Google ‘Bill & Ben’ and it might make more sense.

Although it’s difficult to believe, as we travel along the changing face of Chatsworth Road today, Brampton and the Pottery industry once went together like the horses and carts that originally transported their products.


n the nineteenth century and the first half of the twentieth century the pottery industry in Brampton flourished and there were ten potteries within easy walking distance of Old Road. The potteries were a major employer. One such was the Briddon/Barker Pottery which was founded around 1800 by Samuel & Henry Briddon. Mr. Barker was the owner of the land where the pottery was sited, hence the road name, Barker Lane. After the death of Samuel Briddon in 1860 the business was continued by his son Henry until his death in 1881. In 1920 they claimed to be the most up to date pottery in Derbyshire. Competition from metal, glass and plastic kitchenware forced closure in 1957.

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Walton Pottery, Brampton was begun by another member of the Briddon family, William. He began the pottery in 1872, and the Briddon family remained there until 1892. They were presumably related to the Briddons at the Barker Pottery. The firm was taken over by the Plowright brothers, who had an adjacent factory and finally closed in 1955. The Oldfield Pottery, begun by Thomas Oldfield was opened in 1810 where Morrison’s supermarket is now situated on Chatsworth Road; there is evidence of a pottery on that site as far back as 1784. The firm was Oldfield & Company from 1826. It was taken over by James Pearson in 1884 and two years after he died in 1905 the firm, became James Pearson Ltd. Pearson Pottery itself continued until 1994 when it was the last pottery in the Chesterfield area to close. Many other potteries were dotted around the area and The Alma Pottery, Beehive Pottery and Wheatbridge Pottery were all close by. Today no potteries remain but their memories live on and there are certainly people still alive who worked in them. Today, there are at least two potters still continuing the Brampton tradition: Janine Mannion-Jones (JMJ Pottery) and Clare Gage at Created Gallery whose studio is on Chatsworth Road. To celebrate this rich heritage, the idea of a Brampton Potteries Festival was introduced in 2008 by The Gospel Mission Church – a small Congregational church hidden away up a yard next to Serpent Motors on Old Road. This was supported wonderfully well by local residents who have created inventive and amusing displays in their gardens (rather like a scarecrow festival but with pots!). Each year the Festival has a different theme - for 2013 it is Fairy Tales - and hundreds come to Old Road to enjoy the Festival and to learn a little about this era of Brampton history. This year’s Festival is on July 13/14th and will include Old Hall Junior School for the first time and several local businesses including JMJ Pottery, Created Gallery and The Flower Pot. The Festival will be opened by The Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield and the event will show once again that history is not all ‘horrible’.

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Will’s Blog


NOTE: This was written for the June edition but was postponed so please enjoy, even if we do know the results.

’m not sure that has got the for talent... ’ll be the first to admit that I was not blessed with a specific talent. I cannot sing, I am dreadful at playing an instrument and I have no natural ability to dance. I am however mildly talented in remembering such things as the contents of cupboards (without looking), how long an egg takes to boil (so it’s perfectly soft in the middle) and I chop vegetables at an alarming pace. I am fairly sure that I am not unique with my talentless blessings either; I am convinced that there are only a limited number of people who have natural ability to perform a talent filled act. I take my hat off to those individuals who can juggle with knives, shock people with impressive card tricks or who can fit inside small objects whilst singing the national anthem. So is this the reason that Britain is hooked on the search for the next talent to perform in front of the Queen? Is it this reason that we the people of Britain are desperate to find another Susan Boyle? Or is it because Saturday night television has deteriorated so badly that this is the only thing worth of watching? Gone are the days when we were spoiled with the likes of Baywatch, Beadles About and Blind Date. Lost in the past are delights such as Play Your Cards Right, Casualty and Dynasty. Today we can do nothing but our best to avoid watching a panel of half-wits supported by a ‘live studio audience’ assess whether some poor individual has any talent or not. And where do these, so called, contenders come from? Why doesn’t anybody feel the need to inform these crazy people that they have no talent, especially prior to making a complete idiot of themselves on national television? Furthermore, the worst ones often bring an entourage of family and friends with them to witness the public humiliation that they are inevitably going to endure. I can never work out why their family and friends don’t tell the poor disillusioned individuals that they possess no talent at all, I mean, who would do that to their nearest and dearest? If I ever managed to convince myself that I could ride a unicycle round a stage blindfolded whilst attempting ventriloquism with my hand up a puppet’s backside, I would personally like to think that someone (not everyone) might just do me the honour of taking me to one side and subtly telling me that (a) I don’t possess natural ability to do such a thing and (b) although talented, it wouldn’t actually be that entertaining. So the alternatives are grim I am afraid. You can forfeit the opportunity to witness forty strong, street dancing ‘troupes’. You could miss out on comedians who really shouldn’t be comedians and you could restrain from witnessing the horror of a pensioner attempting acrobatics… and try another channel. I must warn you though, that by changing channels, you do run the risk of stumbling across another alarmingly awful talent show. This one probably involves some seriously appalling ex-singers who see fit to judge other people who are in no position to sing (in this lifetime or the next) in the hope that they discover another chart sensation. The choice is yours. My only advice would be to give it all a miss and practice your juggling. In retrospect however, a blind folded cycling ventriloquist does sound good; I must remember to check the ads in the back of the S40 to see if anyone is selling a unicycle… Thanks for reading, Will

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Regular Events Anytime

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: centre@ Anytime Ashgate Hospice: Come Dine at Mine! Hold a dinner party in aid of Ashgate Hospice. An exciting way to raise money, whilst socialising with your family and friends. For further information please contact Alison WardFoster on 01246 567250 or email Anytime 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 Monday, The Jungle Day Play Centre: Parent and Toddler Session 0 to 5 year olds. £3.50. Every Monday, Wednesday Wednesday and Friday in The Jungle Playcentre includes activities delivered from a qualified nursery nurse. The Jungle and Friday Play Centre, Foxwood Road, Sheepbridge. Call 01246 260011. Weekly 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 Mon am Tots Café at St Thomas' Centre 10am to Midday. An informal get together for parents/carers. Call 01246 (Term Time) 279916 for info. Monday Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Monday pm 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. Monday Young at Heart (social afternoon) - all welcome. 1:30 to 3:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Monday 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. Monday 2nd Chesterfield Boys Brigade: Boys and girls age 6-18 at Storrs Road Methodist Church Centre.  Every (Term Time) Monday during term time, starts 6pm. Contact 01246 274021 or Monday 1st Brampton Moor Brownies: Meet at Brampton Moor Methodist Church, starting 6pm. Contact the Brownie (Term Time) guider on 01246 272678 for further details. Monday Aurora Ladies' Choir. 7:15 to 9:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Monday 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 www. Monday 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 7:459:45pm. Instruments are available. or 01246 566691/ 568745 3rd Monday Guide Dogs Chesterfield: Meet 7:30pm every 3rd Monday at The Rose and Crown, 104 Old Road S40 2QT. We welcome new volunteers. For further information please contact Gabbie Pattison on 07525 248740 (email: or via Facebook - Guide Dogs Chesterfield). 3rd Monday RSPB Chesterfield Local Group: 7:15 to 9:15pm at the Winding Wheel. Illustrated talks, refreshments, bird food Not Aug sales. All welcome. Contact: Alan Goddard 01246 230244 or visit Tuesday AM 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 Tuesday and Cycling day rides with Chesterfield Spire Cycling Club: Meet at Queen’s Park Sports Centre, Boythorpe Road, Thursday 9:25am. Suitable for new and experienced cyclists: 30-60 mile routes. Call Dave Scrivener 01246 455525 or Steve Bright 07734506492 or just turn up. Tuesday Spire Laughter Club: Takes place above Dent's 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. Tuesday Knit and Natter: 10am to 12:30pm at St Thomas' Centre. An informal gathering for people who enjoy doing craft together. All ages, all abilities. Ring 01246 279916 for more information. Tuesday 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. Tuesday The Olive Branch ‘Drop In’: Brampton Moor Methodist Church, Chatsworth Road. Every Tuesday 10am - 1pm. Refreshments available. All welcome. Tuesday Tuesday Worship: St John's Church, Walton Back Lane. Please join us for Tuesday Worship from 11.30am to 12:15pm, followed by lunch in the Church Centre (£3.00 per person). Email: Tuesday Brownies. 6 to 7:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Tuesday Dog obedience training. 7:15 to 8:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details.

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Chesterfield Garland/Clog Dancers: 7:30 to 9:30pm at Methodist Church Hall, Jaw Bones Hill, Chesterfield. New female dancers and wo/men musicians always welcome. Phone Barbara Wilson on 01246 230677 for further details or visit Chesterfield Film Makers: if you’re interested in making videos. Walton Village Centre, 7:30 for 7:45 pm. For more details phone 01246 277349 or visit Rose & Crown, Old Road: General Knowledge Quiz every Tuesday night - gallon of ale for the winner. Music quiz - last Sunday of each month, gallon of ale for the winner & rolling cash prize for 100% score. Linedancing (Improvers): 3 to 4:15pm, Brampton Manor, Brampton. Members FREE, Non-Members £4.50  Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053. Brampton Manor: Every Tuesday Quiz Night from 8.30pm. General knowledge with cash prizes to be won plus play your cards right. Call: 01246 277760. Christian Chat at Costa Coffee weekly at 6:30 pm 16 Packers Row, Town Centre, Chesterfield Chesterfield Theatres: Tuesday Night Dances which occur on a weekly basis at the Winding Wheel. 7.30pm10.30pm. £4.85. 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 evenings 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. 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 including 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 info ring Pat on 01246 2394431 or Jenny on 01246 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. www. Thom's Blokes 10am to noon. A meeting for men which includes talks, activities and regular outings to places of interest. All men welcome. St Thomas Church Centre. For info call David on 01246 231115 0r 01246 853741. Qi Gong. 10 to 11:15am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. British History Class: Currently looking at Edward III's reign. 10:30am at Chesterfield Library. Contact Margaret Bargh for details on 01246 276800. Linedancing (Easy Intermediates) from 11:10am to 12:20pm, Brampton Manor. Members FREE, Non-Members £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. Beaver Scouts. 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 01246 767078. Cub Scouts. 6 to 7:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Brampton Ladies Club: 7:15pm for 7:45pm start at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Meetings held every Wednesday during school term time with a speaker or social activity. Details 01246 272333. 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. £2 a week for adults and £1 for under 16s who are 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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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. 1st Green Drinks: An opportunity for like-minded people from any background to get together for a fun, relaxed, Wednesday interesting evening once a month. Starts at 7pm and the location varies so please check at www.greendrinks. org/Derbyshire/Chesterfield. 3rd Fairplay Charity Coffee Morning: 10am-12noon, Fairplay Centre, Chesterfield. Enjoy a slice of cake and tea/ Wednesday coffee for just £1.50, meet with friends and browse our second hand books for sale. For more information please contact the Fairplay Office on 01246 203963 or look on our website 3rd Chesterfield Fairtrade Group: 6.30pm in Chesterfield Town Hall. New members always welcome to help with Wednesday events or attend meetings connected to promoting Fairtrade. Contact Jenie Lismore on 01246 455178 or Wendy Blunt on 01246 345308. 3rd Foljambe Women’s Institute 7:30 to St John’s Church Hall, Walton. Small, friendly group where Wednesday visitors and new members are most welcome. For more information ring Margaret on 01246 232134. office@ 4th Walton Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at St. John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Walton. Activities Wednesday include: Keep Fit, Book Group, Flower Arranging, Choir and much more!  New members and visitors welcome.  For details call Sheila Todd on 01246 567661 or Diana Fagg on 01246 566780. Last Cotton Mill Club: Activity club for young adults with learning difficulties. 7 to 9pm on the last Wednesday of Wednesday each month at Holymoorside United Reform Church School Room. Call: B Turner on 01246 566109. Last Manor Band Mania @Brampton Manor. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit the Wednesday website Thursday Chesterfield Flea Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Thursday 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. Thursday Yoga. 9:30 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Friday LINEDANCE Beginners 7pm to 8.30pm. St Thomas' Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road. Patient tuition to a variety of music, including Modern Country, and friendly dancers to help you (and to chat with during the break!) Come with a friend to receive £1 each off the £5 class fee. Kathryn 01246 569053 Thursday 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. Thursday 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 email, or call 01246 274021. Thursday 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. Thursday Muy Thai. Martial arts training. 6 to 7:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for info. Thursday Table Tennis club - 7.30pm to 9.00pm - £1 charge at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Road, Brampton. The club is open to all abilities and is non league. All welcome. Thursday Chesterfield Photographic Society: Contact the Club Secretary Brian Davis 01246 275433. Thursday 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. Thursday 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. Thursday Ringcraft Dog classes. 7:30 to 10:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Thursday 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. Thursday Holymoorside Ladies Club: 7:45pm in Holymoorside Village Hall. Variety of speakers and activities. All welcome. Membership not necessary, just £2. No meetings during school holidays. Call Anne 01245 566789. Thursday 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 www. or call Rachel on 07742 428216. Thursday Pub Quiz at The Crispin, Ashgate Road. 9pm. Every St John's Ambulance Chesterfield Quad Division: Meet at Storrs Road Methodist Church during term time. Thursday Badgers and Cadets (5 to 18 year olds) from 6pm. Adults 18+ at 7:30pm. Contact us on 01246 279132 or email (Term Time) 1st Thursday 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 1st Thursday Rendezvous Group: St Thomas’ Centre, Chatsworth Road. All seniors invited for light lunch followed by activities. 12:45 to 3:30pm. £3.50 to cover costs. Details phone 01246 272333.

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1st Thursday Embroiderers' Guild Chesterfield Branch: 7-9pm at The Saints Parish Centre, St. Mary's Gate, Chesterfield, S41 7TJ. Visitors welcome, for details call 01246 568228. 2nd Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild: Meet on 2nd Thursday of the month (except August). 7pm at the Thursday Winding Wheel, Chesterfield. For further information contact the Secretary on 01246 455110. 2nd Chesterfield Farmer's Market: Every second Thursday. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Thursday Information Centre on 01246 345774 or visit Third Monthly coffee afternoon for people who have been bereaved at any time; it takes place on the third Thursday at Thursday of every month from 3pm to 4pm. It provides an opportunity to meet new friends over coffee Three and home made cake. Venue: Room 1 Parish Centre, St John's Church, Walton Back Lane, Walton. For more information telephone 01246 236042 3rd Chesterfield Jazz Club: Regular Jazz Night, Chesterfield Jazz Club, Chester Street, Chesterfield S40 1DL. For Thursday details and tickets for gigs call 07764 587 258 / 07980 491 048 or online at Last Thu Tramway Tavern: Jam Night. Last Thursday - 9pm at the Tramway Tavern on Chatsworth Road. Thursday & Pasta Night @ Koo: Two pasta dishes and a bottle of house wine for £22. Gluten/wheat free pasta available on Friday request. Served 5 to 8pm, to book call 01246 205604. Friday 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. Friday Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Friday Parent & Toddler - all welcome! 9 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Friday The Jungle Day Nursery: Coffee Morning for parents / carers to talk and socialise - Every Friday 10.30am to 12.30pm at The Jungle Day Nursery, Fox wood Road, Sheepbridge. Call 01246 261642. Friday Découpage. 1 to 3pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Friday 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. Fridays 3rd Brampton (St Thomas’) Scout Group: Join the adventure for 6 to 14 year olds in the Beaver, Cub or Scout (Term Time) Sections. Meet Friday evenings during term time. Contact Ben Widdowson 01246 567409. Friday Youth Club. 6 to 8pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Friday Knit and Natter: 6:30pm at the Image and Colour Emporium at 413a Chatsworth Road. Get together with likeminded people for some knitting and a chat. Cost £3 includes coffee and a cake. Call Tracey on 07526 455410 for more information. Friday Brampton Manor: Every Friday Live Music from 9pm see website for details. Call: 01246 277760. www. Friday (2nd The Chesterfield Art Club: Meet at Whitecotes School from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Activities alternate between and 4th) 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). Friday Badminton. 8:15 to 9:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Saturday Newbold Community Football Training: Highfield Park, Newbold, S41 7DF. 9:30 to 11:30am. Fun training for Mornings boys & girls of all abilities aged 5 to 15 years. FA qualified coaches, first aiders, drinks & snacks available. £2.00 per session. Call Tim Sadler on 01246 277325 or Saturday Muy Thai for Adults/Kids: Martial Arts training for adults 10 to 11am followed by kids 11 am to midday. Located in Bolsover call 07910 858267 for details. Saturday Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Sunday Sunday School 9:30 to 10:30am at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Children aged 5 to Mornings 11 years Bible stories, crafts, music. Visit our web site Sunday Football Training U7's Team 2013/14: Chesterfield Town Football Club run a Sunday Morning Football Training Mornings Club for boys and girls aged under 6 years old. Stand Road Park at 10am. Players (boys and girls) must be under 7 on the 31st of August 2013. Call Jamie Weiz 07970 411501 or if interested. Sunday Church Services: 9 am Service of Holy Communion and 10:45 am Worship Service for All Ages. Refreshments after both services.  All welcome. St John's Walton, Walton Back Lane. Sunday Gospel Hour 6pm at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. Refreshments and a time to chat after service. Visit our web site Sunday Brampton Manor: Sunday Carvery 12-6pm & Live Music from 5pm. Call: 01246 277760. 1st Sunday 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 concs/£6 under 18/students. For info please contact: Sarah Bennett: 01629 733759 or email Sunday (2nd Rainbow Whist: Holymoorside Community Centre. From 7 to 9pm every 2nd and 4th Sunday in the month. & 4th) Anyone with the ability to play whist is welcome. For details contact Don on 01246 568204. Every 2nd Chesterfield and District Alpine Society meet every 2nd Sunday in the month, between September and May, Sunday in Holymoorside United Reformed Church at 3pm. Illustrated talks about plants and expeditions to find them. Friendly group. All welcome. Contact: 01246 569025 Every 3rd British Cycling Breeze Ride for women only: Loundsley Green Community Centre at 10:45am every third Sunday 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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Hamax Sleepy Reclining Cycle Child Seat including bracket attachment - Safety Harness and Foot Supports Suitable for children 9 months - 22kg. Call 01246 569779

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Canon ixus 960 I Titanium compact zoom camera boxed excellent condition £150; Suncamp scenic plus lightweight porch awning £40; Nemesis caravan wheel clamp £60. Golf clubs, 4 pinseeker irons, slazenger No 3 iron, 7 howson irons, putter, sand wedge, 1&3 Drivers bag & stand £50 the lot. Call 0777 993 4878 (Ashgate)

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Felt BMX: £65

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Moses Basket: £50.

Two man tent - unwanted gift never used - ideal for festivals or back garden. Call: 01246 569274 Dunlop F4 Plus with carry case £10; Head Ti.9000 (has pink wrapped handle grip) with carry case £10; Wilson Tour Carry Case padded with shoulder strap – would take 2-3 tennis rackets £2. Call 567742 or 07967801274 (Holymoorside)

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Gray & Nichols bag, Pads (Mens), sweater (med),Gunn & Moore Helmet Senior 56cm, Gloves,Trouser Mens (medium),Duomax Boots studded (Size 11), Kookaburra bats Sizes 7E & 9E, Kipsta shirt Mens (Medium). Call 01246 566423 (Walton)

Double sofa bed - wooden frame. As new never used £50; Card Table - good condition £25; Semi-reclining wooden garden chairs - good condition. £145 each when new £30 each (£50 the pair); Travel Potty system - as new £5; Red potty in shape of a VW Beetle - never used £6; Red Kite Travel Cot occasional use £12; Childs three level booster seat with tray £8. Call 01246 206858 (Whitecotes Lane)

Ladders: £Various

Patio Chairs: £20

Cricket Kit: £150 (May split)

Multi purpose folding metal ladder £40 and 3M extending metal ladder £30. Call 01246 237595 (Walton)

CD Cabinets: £10 (2 for £15)

Two Pedestal Fans: £15 each.

Free standing CD cabinets light wood with black roll down doors very good condition ideal to store all those CDs. Call 01246 566701 after 6pm.

Summer is coming so these adjustable height, oscillating, three speed pedestal fans, 15” diameter approx. are just the thing! Call 01246 206760 (Brampton)

Road Trailer: £100

Wooden road trailer 60”x36”x22” including cover and spare wheel. Good condition. Will deliver. Call 01246 569693

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Three white plastic patio chairs vgc £20 ideal for the summer this year. Call 01246 566701 after 6pm.

Charles Owen Black Adventura Riding Hat size 1 (6 ¾) £10; Lange 160 Skis white, £15; Lange Size 4 yellow boots £5; Royal Doulton Spirit of Affection (mare and foal) white/ black plinth £50; Royal Doulton Spirit of the Wind white/black plinth £50; Royal Doulton Springtime (foal) white on black plinth £15; Mystic Legends pewter/crystal figurine The Winged Horse £10; Myth & Magic pewter/crystal figurine Pegasus by Ray Gibbons £12; Myth & Magic pewter/crystal figurine The Wizard of Summer £10; The Lord of the Rings Collection – first series Gandalf and Shadowfax £20. Call Sue on 07979 220776 (Walton)

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Toshiba 37” TV (not LED/Plasma), surround sound speakers, stands and freeview box £40; IKEA black leather swivel chair and matching stool, good condition £30; Brass table lamp and shade (Eyres) £25; Pair of Jamo hifi speakers £40; Wicker six sided cane two tier table £15; Four tradition deck chairs £10 each; Full set of encyclopaedia Britannica £40; Zip up folding canvas suit carrier £10; John Lewis cane rocking chairs (two) £30 each (or two for £50); Three navy upholstered tub chairs £30 each; Guilt rectangular mirror (86cm x 64cm) bevelled glass (Eyres) £40; Brown leather wing armchair recently recovered £60; 23 piece set Arabesque Denby (6 settings) £60.Call 01246 276839 or 07 818 64 5077 (Wingerworth)

In metallic blue with gyro headset and trick nuts. In vgc and in good working order. Call 07887 381505 (Walton) Mamas and Papas (Bedtime Hugs) Includes rocking stand, matching quilt, adjustable hood, mattress and fitted sheets. Neutral colour. In very good condition and from non-smoking household. Call 07900 558137

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Large number of children’s items ages 5/6, 6/7 and 7/8. All laundered, ironed and good condition. 20p or 30p each. Numerous men’s casual shirts, medium sized and all good condition 50p each. Mens Van Heusen Cheque Shirt 16” collar - brand new £5. Call: 01246 569274

Badminton Rackets: £5 each

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Headphones: £20ono

Angle & Curve classic 3.5mm jack unwanted gift. Call: 01246 569274

CFFC 1st Match at B2NET: £35

First match program at B2Net stadium together with tickets, signed ball and other memorabilia. Call: 01246 569274

Boys Bike £20

Bumper Firepower 16” Wheel boys bike. Suit ages 5-8. Stabilisers unused. Call: 01246 233158 (Walton)

Fender Stratocaster copy: £35

Guitar, black, good condition and great sound. Call 01246 275298 (Walton)

Guitar Amplifier: £35

Marlin practice amplifier, 10 Watt, great tone. Call 01246 275298 (Walton)

Roland Amplifier: £80

Roland Cube 30X Amplifier, 30 Watt, great range of effects, excellent condition. Call 01246 275298 (Walton)

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Sarah: 07872 383309 Julie: 07813 791012 Email:

Mobile: 07950266542



• 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


OAP discounts - CRB checked

01246 566419

Garden tidy ups

Turfing, seeding and planting

Drives and patios cleaned A Derbyshire Trusted Trader

Mobile: 07941 593483 Weed control and trees cut


7 Days A Week Service All Year Round


Leanne’s Nails & Beauty

Mobile Beauty Therapist and Nail Technician. Acrylic nails, Manicures, Waxing etc.

Photography for Beginners TEL 01246 203 385

Small, friendly, practical photography workshops run in the beautiful Peak District. Places limited to six people on each of our four hour workshops. Designed to improve your knowledge, understanding and how to use your camera more creatively. Concessions, 1-2-1 and vouchers available.

This Month’s Offer: Eyelash/eyebrow tint and eyebrow shape just £10.

Please contact me for a full price list.

Leanne Challenger

07761 752 116


MOBILE 07545 622 349 Getting theWEB best from your Camera

For more info call: 07554 189448 / 07905 478430

SB Auto Repairs

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

Shaun Boler 07778 750 922 Walton Chesterfield

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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Leannes Nails & Beauty


Little Fish Events



Brampton Manor: Bar & Bistro


Brampton Manor: Spa

Select Interiors

Brampton Manor

She Fashions

Car Air-con


Igloo Cycles


10% off just mentions S40 Local.

Half price sale starts 10 July 2013.

Free boiler service when taking out an annual service plan.

Free kids meal with two adult main meals or grills. Mon to Thu 4 to 7:30pm.

20% off treatments and free creche when child is in holiday club.

Summer membership offer, join for £1. Three months £99.

July offer price £40 Service and Regas. Call Steve on 07810 332272.

15% off all 2013 Lapierre and Ghost bikes in stock.

Eyelash/eyebrow tint and eyebrow shape just £10.

10% off all invitations ordered in July with code S40.

£5 off until end July 2013.

First clean from £35.

Sale starts 22 June 2013.

70% Off Clearance on selected stock.

Tsuboki Japanese Face Massage £20 for an hour.

Call Paul for more details on 01246 568519.

NOTE: This page only provides the highlights. Where offers have terms and conditions these will be stated in the businesses’ adverts or can be discussed directly with the business making the offer. S40 Local accept no responsibility for any errors in the listings. Please mention S40 Local • Page 73

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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01246 236363 Mon-Fri. 9:30-6 / Sat 10-4

Exlen Technology Ltd. Est 1997


Come to us for

HP G6 -500GB - 6GB


HP Pavilion G6- 6 GB RAM

500GB HARD DRIVE, 15.6" LED WIFI , HD 6480G Graphics Web Cam , Card Reader , DVDRW, HDMI ,Win 7,

PC, Laptop & MAC repairs, Upgrades .Retail shop & Repair Centre .

Fujitsu -i3-320GB-4GB INTEL CORE i3 - 4 GB RAM Image for illustration only

Fast professional service. Repairs for all brands available ex-stock IT support for business or home In-store & on-site .


Call out service covering all areas BroadBand & Networking installation, Virus Removal, Data Recovery & more

320 GB HARD DRIVE, 15.6" LED, WIFI , Web Cam , Card Reader , DVDRW, Windows 8, Free Case,

£379 Toshiba - 500GB TOSHIBA- i5-i3 4GB -500GB - 4GB


500GB HARD DRIVE, 15.6" LED WIFI , Web Cam , Card Reader , DVDRW, HDMI ,Win 7, Free Case,

£449 ms yste r Play PC Se, Work o 1

99 om for H since 1 LARGE SHOWROOM,

750GB HARD DRIVE, 15.6" LED WIFI , Web Cam , Card Reader , DVDRW, HDMI ,Win 8

£339 £349 * while stocks last



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Acer -DC -750GB -8GB

INTEL P1000 - 8 GB RAM


Unit 2A Chatsworth Business Park, 172 Chatsworth Rd. Chesterfield.S40 2AR

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