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Your Local Business Entertainment &Community Guide Issue no. 50 Winter 2014

Invest In


The Janksters

New Conservation Area

Wasps Nest Brick Co

Local authors Cid and Mo inspiring young readers.

Proposing to secure the look and feel of Chatsworth Road.

A piece of history, proud and still standing in a house near you.

Intro Hello, Happy New Year and welcome to our Winter edition of S40 Local. Have you noticed the new logo? Over the Winter break we’ve been working on updating the design, layout and fonts. We think it makes it clearer, easier to read and a bit smarter, but I’d be interested in your thoughts too. Until it comes back from print I’m never 100% sure what it will be like so fingers crossed it all looks OK. Thanks to Hannah Wheeler for the work she’s put in. If you’re one of S40 Local’s 200+ Facebook followers you may have seen the plea for someone to help with tidying up the community Christmas tree at Walton Dam. Thank you so much to the people who shared the post, and more importantly to the community spirited people who have stepped forward to help keep this tradition alive! Still on the Christmas tree theme, we joined in with the St Thomas’ Christmas Tree festival this year with our very own tree and offered you the opportunity to hang your feedback, thoughts and ideas on the tree. Thank you everyone for your comments, I’ve included them on page 14, and many thanks to Gemma for reminding me to ask you for your input into the magazine, it’s always really welcome. If you have articles you’d like to submit, news or photos to share I’d love to hear it and share it - and it really is what makes the magazine community focused - so I definitely encourage you to get in touch and send things in. If you’d like to contribute on a regular basis either in response to a brief or with articles of your choosing - whether as a hobby, for experience or on a freelance basis, again please get in touch. Next edition will be with you by 2 March 2014. Enjoy! Paul.

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What’s On Sat 18 Jan

Motown's Greatest Hits: How Sweet It Is at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Sun 19 Jan Worship4All at Storrs Road Methodist Church. A café style service at 10:45am led by Rev Paul King with the Worship Group singing from 10.30.  Refreshments served after the service. Mon 20 Jan

Film: The Paperboy (15) at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Wed 22 Jan

Film: Summer In February (15) at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Wed 22 Jan

Talk - The Isles of Orkneys and Shetland at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thu 23 Jan Paul Daniels at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Thu 23 Jan Spotlight Comedy Club at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online 23 Jan to 1 Jack and the Beanstalk performed by the Community Players: The Playhouse, Storforth Lane, Feb Hasland. Tickets: £6.50. Box office is Mick Wiltshier on 01246 550976. Fri 24 Jan

Chesterfield Male Voice Choir: Whittington Moor Methodist Church, Scarsdale Road, Whittington Moor. Time 7.30pm. Tickets £7 at the door. Guests: Peak Youth.

Fri 24 Jan

Film: The Look of Love (18) at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Fri 24 Jan

Supersonic 70s at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or

Fri 24 Jan

Rose & Crown: Music from Samuel Wain. For those of you that like listening to a bit of music with your ales.

Sat 25 Jan

Postman Pat at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Sat 25 Jan

Chesterfield Theatres: Saturday Night Dance at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Sun 26 Jan Chesterfield Theatres: Brass, Voices & Dance at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Sun 26 Jan Faith and Light Service at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church beginning at 3.00pm and followed by a buffet tea. Faith and Light is a Christian Association formed in 1971 to help people with learning disabilities and learning difficulties. Mon 27 Jan

Brampton Living History Group: 'Calke Abbey 1924 onwards.' A talk by Pat Ashcroft. Held in St. Thomas' Church Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road at 7.30pm. Admission Charge £1.50. ALL WELCOME.

Tue 28 Jan

In Praise of Love at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online chesterfieldtheatres.

29 Jan to 1 Winter Woolly Week at the Image & Colour Emporium. New ranges and fun throughout the week. Feb See advert on page 31 for details. Wed 29 Jan

Talk - Medieval Chesterfield Revisited at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thu 30 Jan In Conversation - Pomegranate Playwrights on Tour at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Sat 1 Feb

Imbolc Open Day at Derwent Herbalists. Chatsworth Road from 11am to 4pm. See details on page 54.

Sat 1 Feb

Brampton Food Market. Markets start at 10am and finish at 1.30pm. Call St Thomas’ Centre for details on 01246 279916.

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Valuation Days Chesterfield St Thomas’ Centre Chatsworth Road S40 3AW Tuesday 11 February 10.00am-1.00pm

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What’s On Sat 1 Feb

Roy Orbison & Friends at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Sat 1 Feb

Rose & Crown: Music from Giles River Company. For those of you that like listening to a bit of music with your ales.

Mon 3 Feb

Jazz in the Bar - Darkside of the Lounge at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Tue 4 Feb

Chesterfield And District Family History Society: Member's 30 minute talk & research evening. Meetings 7:30pm at St. Hugh's Roman Catholic Church, Littlemoor S41 8PQ. For details call 01246 274 535.

Tue 4 Feb

The Turn of the Screw at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Wed 5 Feb

Talk - Escape from Tibet at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Wed 5 Feb

Holymoorside United Reformed Church - Coffee and Communion in URC meeting room at 10am.

Wed 5 Feb

Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Polly Bentley '52 Babies - 100s of Beautiful Gardens'travels of a plant-mad Maternity Nanny. Visits to a multitude of great gardens - Episode 1. United Reformed Church meeting room, Holymoorside at 8pm. Contact: Peter Forrow (Chairman) 01246 568000 or Trevor Gee (Secretary) 01246 569059.

Fri 7 Feb

Winter Shoot Ball at The Peak Edge Hotel at the Red Lion. See advert on page 35 for details.

Fri 7 Feb

Messy Church ‘All Fall Down!’ at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Families are welcome to join us for a fun time from 3.30 to 5.30. Crafts, music, games, a short worship session and a shared light meal. Book by email or by telephone 01246-274021 by 31st January to assist catering.

Mon 10 Feb

Russian State Ballet and Opera House - Bizets Carmen at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Tue 11 Feb Mellors & Kirk: Valuation Day. Free specialist auction valuations. 10am to 1pm at St Thomas’ Church Centre. Call 0115 979 0000 for details. Tue 11 Feb Ours Was The Fen Country at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Wed 12 Feb

Film - Midnight's Children (12A) at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Wed 12 Feb

Talk - Victorian Schoolroom at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

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What’s On Thu 13 Feb Ashgate Hospice: NEW EVENT! - Mr Heart Throb. 7pm at the Proact Stadium, Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Tickets for the evening are £5 and are available online, If you are interested in being a contestant contact the fundraising team on 01246 567250. Thu 13 Feb 51 Shades of Maggie at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Thu 13 Feb Nashville Nights & Dixie Days at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Thu 13 Feb 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. Info from the Alzheimer's society on 01246 223366 Thu 13 Feb Tea Dance at The Fairplay Centre: Join us for tea, cake and music, 1-3pm, £3 entry fee. Car Parking at Mecca Bingo - charges apply. For info or call 01246 203963. Thu 13 Feb Love to Party: Maison Mes Amis. Part of the Valentine’s week celebrations at Maison Mes Amis. See advert below for details. Fri 14 Feb

Film - About Time (12A) at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Fri 14 Feb

Valentine's Ball at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or

Fri 14 Feb

Valentine’s Day at The Peak Edge Hotel at the Red Lion. Romantic 6 course Taster menu in the Bistro together with relaxing Jazz. See advert on page 35 for details.

Fri 14 & Sat Menu d’amour: Maison Mes Amis. Part of the Valentine’s week celebrations at Maison Mes Amis. 15 Feb See advert below for details.

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Wednesday Night: Mid-week Treat! The same standard of great food without the Valentine’s price tag. Two Courses for £18 or Three Courses for £21.

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Join us for a night of love, romance and roses Fun, frolics and fabulous cocktails. Was cupid off target this year? Or do you just want to go out for a nice meal and a good party without being surrounded by soppiness? Food served from 7pm-9pm. DJ and dancing from 10pm-late.

Friday, Saturday Night: Menu d’amour! Warm up by the fire with aperitifs. Enjoy our French inspired Food complemented by great French wines. Share a warm chocolate fondue with strawberries and marshmallows. Then retire on the sofa with a cocktail or two from our special Valentine’s cocktail menu.


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What’s On Fri 14 & Sat Valentine’s Weekend at The Fox & Goose. See advert on page 17 for details. 15 Feb Sat 15 Feb

Tie the Knot at The Fox & Goose: Competition Draw. If you entered the competition it’s time to find out if you’re a winner of the Win a Wedding competition. See details on page 54.

Sat 15 Feb

Chuckle Brothers at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online chesterfieldtheatres.

Tue 18 Feb Fairport Convention at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Tue 18 Feb The Phantom of the Opera at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Wed 19 Feb

Talk - Two Derbyshire Palaces at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thu 20 Feb Nicki Allan Sextet at Chesterfield Jazz Club, Club Chesterfield. 8.30pm (Doors open at 8.00pm). Admission: £7.50 online, £9 on door, £5 under 18s from or Tourist Information Centre. Thu 20 Feb In Conversation - From Shakespeare to Shaw at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online Thu 20 Feb Spotlight Comedy at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online chesterfieldtheatres. Thu 20 Feb That'll Be The Day at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online chesterfieldtheatres. Fri 21 Feb

Holymoorside History Society: 40th Annual General Meeting plus entertainment - “Not to be Missed” Ticket only. Holymoorside Village Hall 7:30 p.m. £1.50 including refreshments.

Fri 21 Feb

My Romantic History at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Sat 22 Feb

Commemorate the start of the 1st World War at the Holymoorside United Reformed Church where you are invited to come and commemorate with a re-enactment of life in the trenches, a sing-along and a wartime tea at 2pm. Tickets £5.00 from B Turner on 01246 566109.

Mon 24 Feb

Brampton Living History Group: 'Queen Mary's Doll's House'. A talk by Marjorie Dunn. Held in St. Thomas' Church Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road at 7.30pm. Admission Charge £1.50. ALL WELCOME.

Mon 24 Feb

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Wed 26 Feb

Talk - Lady Arbella Stuart at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Fri 28 Feb

Rock Island Line at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or

Fri 28 Feb

Rose & Crown: Music from Marv White Blues Band. For those of you who like listening to a bit of music with your ales.

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What’s On Sat 1 Mar

Brampton Food Market. Markets start at 10am and finish at 1.30pm. Call St Thomas’ Centre for details on 01246 279916.

Sat 1 Mar

The Elvis Years at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online chesterfieldtheatres.

Sun 2 Mar

Wedding Fayre at The Peak Edge Hotel at the Red Lion. See advert on page 35 for details.

Mon 3 Mar

Jazz-Sally Doherty at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online chesterfieldtheatres.

Tue 4 Mar

Wedding Showcase Evening at The Peak Edge Hotel at the Red Lion. See advert on page 35 for details.

Tue 4 Mar

Chesterfield And District Family History Society: So you want to become a family historian. Talk with Andrea Thompson. Meetings 7:30pm at St. Hugh's Roman Catholic Church, Littlemoor S41 8PQ. For details call 01246 274 535.

Tue 4 Mar

Dare to Dance at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Tue 4 Mar

Pancake Day Races on Old Road. These take place in the drive of The Gospel Mission Congregational Church ( nr Serpent Motors ) and begin at 7.00pm. Entry free. Just turn up and register. All ages welcome . Pancakes and Shrovetide Quiz in the church afterwards.

Wed 5 Mar

Talk - Montserrat-Reclaimed Paradise at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Wed 5 Mar

Holymoorside Horticultural Society: Lynne Thornley 'Soil' Understanding, managing & improving your soil. United Reformed Church meeting room, Holymoorside at 8pm. Contact: Peter Forrow (Chairman) 01246 568000 or Trevor Gee (Secretary) 01246 569059.

Thu 6 Mar

An Evening of Cheese and Wine at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thu 6 Mar

Syd Lawrence Orchestra at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thu 6 Mar

The Gruffalo at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Mon 10 Mar

Film - Gravity (12A) at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or

Tue 11 Mar Ladies in Retirement at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or Wed 12 Mar

Talk - Birdlife through 40 Pennine Years at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Thu 13 Mar Tea Dance at The Fairplay Centre: Join us for tea, cake and music, 1-3pm, £3 entry fee. Car Parking at Mecca Bingo - charges apply. For info or call 01246 203963. Thu 13 Mar

Chesterfield College Open Day. 4:30 to 7:30pm Infirmary Road. See advert on page 53 for details.

Fri 14 Mar

A Tribute to the Rat Pack at The Peak Edge Hotel at the Red Lion. See advert on page 35 for details.

Fri 14 Mar

The Magic of the Beatles at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Sat 15 Mar

Rose & Crown: Music from Verbal Warning. For those of you who like listening to a bit of music with your ales.

Sat 15 Mar

Oasis UK at The Winding Wheel. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online

Sun 16 Mar Bananas in Pyjamas at The Pomegranate. Box Office 01246 345 222 or online chesterfieldtheatres.

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The Janksters

Words by Paul Chapman Photos Cid & Mo - Cover Images Courtesy Adlard Print Nottingham If you’re a reader, you’ll know the pleasure of losing yourself in a good book, and appreciate Jane Austen’s sentiment when she stated “a book is too short if it’s well written” with a sense of disappointment when you finish a book, even when the ending is fantastic! But, how do you become a book lover, rather than a reluctant reader and how can we nurture that same love of books in the next generation? Local authors and book champions Cid and Mo are on a quest to capture the interest of young readers, particularly boys through their workshops for schools, clubs and societies with their Janksters books, which bridge the reading gap for six to ten year old boys. Cid explains “Both Mo and I have always written, and working in education have developed a passion for sparking interest and pleasure in books with reluctant readers, often boys at Key Stage Two.” Mo, a Head teacher before she left to set up her own chocolate shop, was constantly

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researching to try and understand why people don’t read for pleasure and why so many get ‘turned off’ books at a young age. “For boys, there’s a gap between the picture books and the short paperback novels, apart from comics there’s very little for them to choose and enjoy” says Mo. Cid and Mo’s Janksters series aims to bridge that gap, and if the way our seven year old son consumed both books is anything to go by, they’ve hit the nail on the head. Young readers are taught using key stages; key stage one establishes a set of building blocks which works nicely for boys and girls alike, but with the introduction of sentences at key stage two boys often start to lose interest in reading. “We want to develop independent readers” outlines Cid, “kids who want to read for pleasure, not just associate reading with the rewards sometimes favoured by schools “ “Children need to be able to read a story end to end with no reward other than that of indulging themselves in the fantasy world it

creates” says Cid. I think I know what she means having read the Hobbit as a youngster I established my picture of a Hobbit from the description, no drawing, illustration, green screen, CGI or tablet generated graphic, it was in my mind. But for many boys reading isn’t cool - and Cid and Mo are working to change this perception through reading workshops which they take into schools, it’s about reading being intrinsic. “The important thing is for youngsters to read a book, enjoy it and want to pick up another one” enthuses Mo, “associating reading with pleasure and not work, being inspired by the words on the page. It creates the opportunity to open their eyes to new things, new ideas, new adventures and the world out there... Where will they go today?” And with this pleasure comes a whole host of other benefits “It also makes a massive difference to a child’s development”. Cid and Mo are clearly very enthusiastic about what they do “reading improves grammar,

knowledge, opportunity, history, facts, science, moral understanding, escapism, imagination, cultural awareness... the list goes on”. “We were recently running training sessions for a group of foster carers” explains Mo. “reading to a group of eight to ten year olds we noticed a little girl of just two playing on her own. When we were reading aloud she stopped what she was doing and turned, giving her full attention to what we were doing. She was hooked on the sound of rhythm of the words, this association with words starts when a baby is still inside Mum comforted by the sounds of her voice.” Cid and Mo absolutely recognise the difficulty we all face in finding the time to sit down and read with our children, but in their research and experience, the importance of doing so can’t be ignored - reading aloud to our kids is one of the best investments in time we can make. The pair have recently been appointed as patrons of reading at Concord Junior School

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in Sheffield, the school’s special, designated children’s author with whom the school forms a personal attachment. These patrons may be authors of fictin or non-fiction, poets, storytellers or illustrators. The official launch of the Patron of Reading scheme took place in the school library in November. They gave the children the first opportunity to buy their new book – The Janksters and the Ants in Pants – before its official release. Children and parents queued from 8am to be the first to get their hands on a book! Children wrote stories and poems for a competition, dressed up as book characters and the highlight of the morning was a special guest visitor…Diego De Girolamo, striker for Sheffield United! “Diego kindly agreed to visit and sign books as part of the Patron of Reading Launch and the children were very excited to meet him. It’s part of the Premiership Stars reading scheme which has been really successful and recognises the ‘cool’ value of football players being associated with reading and encouraging children to read.” “We spent the rest of the morning visiting classes, reading extracts from our book, presenting prizes and singing ‘Janksters’ songs! Brilliant!” “We hope that our ongoing involvement with Concord Junior School will help to encourage reading for pleasure and writing for fun. The children are so enthusiastic and keen to learn – it is an absolute pleasure to visit” says Cid. If your school, club or society would like to arrange a visit from Cid and Mo to inspire young readers you can contact them via their website (below). To get hold of their Janksters books - Janksters and the Ants in Pants and Janksters and the Talking Slug you can do so directly from www. or via amazon. Pictures: Cid and Mo,The Janksters and the Talking Slug; Diego De Girolamo. Page 20

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Why invest in Chesterfield? Words and Pictures by Paul Chapman A select group of national and international business leaders, developers, property investors, media, trade and industry, together with direction setters from Chesterfield Council and Destination Chesterfield, gathered at Portcullis House on the banks of the River Thames adjacent to the Houses of Parliament recently. They were invited by Toby Perkins, MP for Chesterfield, to celebrate the launch of the ‘Invest In Chesterfield’ campaign. The invitees were treated to the first glimpse of the campaign, which aims to highlight the opportunities for investment in Chesterfield, to promote the town, pitch schemes and ideas and to encourage people to invest or base their businesses here, rather than elsewhere. It’s a competitive and difficult market. There are lots of towns and schemes across the UK and abroad looking for investment, so we’ve got to do a good job and get the right message to the right people. The campaign is supported by the ‘Invest In Chesterfield’ video.

See it for yourself at To give a national perspective and support the message, Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Umunna MP, attended the event. He recognised the importance of ‘Invest in Chesterfield’ and the progress it’s making, saying: “It echoes what should be happening across the country. It’s a town that’s taking an active interest and responsibility for moving itself forward. A good example of the public and private sector working together and taking responsibility to attract investment and promote their town”. Toby Perkins enthused: “tremendous opportunities exist for our town. It’s a great place to visit, live and work. I am particularly proud that the Small Business Bus visited Chesterfield in December; the only small town that it pulled into. It was a great example of the importance and pull that our small town, on the edge of the Peak District, can create.” Toby was keen to acknowledge the importance of the Chesterfield Champions project, small and large businesses alike taking a role in shaping our town. All this positivity is great and Huw Bowen, Chief Executive of Chesterfield Borough Council, who also attended the event, confirmed how this translates into specific results: “We’ve seen 96% occupancy of our town centre retail units and an 11% uplift in tourism in the last 12 months. Our iconic buildings, the Crooked Spire, the Markets, Shambles and refurbished Market Hall are also all helping to bring people into town to shop.” Huw knows not everything is good and there’s more we need to do to improve. “Although we have 12,000 students at Chesterfield College we still have areas in the Borough that are in the top 10 areas for deprivation and see youth unemployment at 23%, so we need to invest and create new opportunities for people,” he added. Neil Cordon from AVANTI GAS reiterated the pull of Chesterfield, “We were previously looking to relocate to Nottingham, but we are staying in Chesterfield due to the quality of available resources and a great place to work, rest and play.”

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Crush, a design agency located on Marsden Street, Chesterfield, also attended the event. Four years ago, directors Jonathan Worsley and Natalie Brammer took the decision to move their business from Nottingham to Chesterfield. Since then, business has increased fourfold and they now head up a team of seven people at their offices.

“Cost-effective, well-connected and full of potential - Chesterfield is the perfect location for your business” Peter Swallow - Chair of Destination Chesterfield.

“We got off to a great start,” explains Jonathan, “Chesterfield gave us some breathing space away from an overly competitive city. The environment we are in is perfect; we have been able to concentrate on our existing clients and focus on delivering great work without the distraction of being part of a saturated sector. “As well as a good space, we’ve found that the support from local businesses and community far exceeded our expectations. I put this down to Chesterfield people having too much modesty. There are loads of local people doing an amazing job, running hugely successful national and international businesses. But they don’t shout about it. A lot of our growth can be attributed to discovering these local businesses.” Cost was a key factor, with office space available in Chesterfield for a lot less than the £170 sq ft in London, they were able to set up a great space in which to introduce clients and win national accounts. With an excellent local workforce available, good quality accommodation, central location and fresh air to breathe, Crush have found Chesterfield the best place in which to build their business.

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Projects & Results To enable investors to see the possibilities and to ensure a development approach that meets the needs of the town, Chesterfield has a long-term vision with a framework of projects and schemes that create opportunities for investment. Some of these projects are already underway, whilst others are still pitching to potential investors.

Project: The Northern Gateway The Northern Gateway is a £50m development that will bring with it premium

retail and leisure facilities to complement and enhance the town centre. It aims to improve the shopping opportunities so people don’t have to travel to Sheffield, Meadowhall, Nottingham or Derby to shop. Even as an avid supporter of local business and keeping my spend within the town, I still have to travel away from town on occasions to obtain a product or service I’m after simply because it’s not available in Chesterfield or from the various stores and retail areas that now circle our town centre. It is hoped the Northern Gateway

scheme will plug the leak and divert spend back into Chesterfield. The quote below remains at the core of the discussions today and the long-term expectation of the scheme is unchanged. The scheme has backing from Wilson Bowden Developments and Barratt Homes and negotiations are currently underway to secure anchor tenants for the major retail and supermarket elements. Once interest is secured this will see the scheme commencing, although no timescales are currently available.

“The plans will help secure an expected increase in spending of £40million PA, a day and night extension integrated with our present town with the potential to create 1000 new jobs. We are looking to attract the high end retailers, no more charity shops, and want to keep spend in Chesterfield, restricting the flow of people to Sheffield, Derby, Nottingham and Meadowhall. I believe this can be delivered and is a realistic plan for our town.” Quote from S40 Local July 2012 by Councillor John Burrows.

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Article Project: Chesterfield Waterside If you drive away from town, down Brimington Road, on the left you’ll find a canal basin set behind fencing, complete with boarding showing the final shape of the Waterside development. This scheme was first discussed in 2004 in proposals made by the Chesterfield Canal Partnership and the 60 acre development is being led by Chesterfield-based company, Bolsterstone Group, working in partnership with Arnold Laver Group and Chesterfield Borough Council. The site

runs from the former Trebor Bassett site near the train station down to the former Arnold Laver site alongside the A61 and forms part of the A61 Corridor Regeneration area, which has already delivered the independent four-star Casa Hotel, Tesco and the Proact stadium. The 10 year £340 million Chesterfield Waterside development will be an exciting example of regeneration at its best, taking a largely vacant edge of the town and creating a vibrant new environment of

residential and commercial buildings and open spaces. This will be home to a thriving new community of businesses and residents and will become a major attraction for visitors. The development will be characterised by bold and excellent design and a sustainable approach to delivery. With funding secured, the basin has been constructed and in early 2014 the diggers are set to roll on site and begin the first residential phase of Chesterfield Waterside.

Result: Markham Vale At the Invest in Chesterfield launch, Ben Ward from Henry Boot Developments talked us through the joint venture partnership which is redeveloping 200 acres of development land to the North East of town, located on the mostly derelict Markham Colliery Site. “Junction 29a has recently opened in the heart of the scheme and future plans include a rail terminal which makes this location an attractive proposition to businesses needing quick and easy access to the UK’s road and rail network.

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There’s been a strong level of interest in Markham Vale and a number of schemes have been completed on the site including a flagship Environment Centre, the speculatively built Waterloo Court, which is currently fully occupied and a number of bespoke buildings for companies such as Industrial Ancillaries Ltd, Squadron Medical, MSE Hiller Ltd and Andrew Page Automotive have taken a 100,000 sq ft facility which was constructed in just 20 weeks and has made good use of the local labour force that is readily available for such an operation”.

“In addition, in October 2013 Ready Egg products selected Markham Vale to locate its new 35,000 sq ft manufacturing facility which, costing £8M, will generate approximately 50 new jobs. McDonald’s created 90 jobs in its new restaurant and there are plans for a filling station and other food outlets which is hoped will be up and running soon. Great news for the area, when you consider that together these schemes will have generated in excess of 400 new jobs.”

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The family owned, Peak Edge Hotel opened its doors to the 27 luxurious rooms and suites in April 2011 and continues to be busy with visitors using the base to explore Chatsworth House, Haddon Hall, Bakewell, Chesterfield, Matlock and all the area has to offer. The new bedrooms, conference and meeting rooms and facilities have made the Peak Edge Hotel an ideal location for an event, 89 weddings will have taken place at the hotel during 2013 and there are already over 100 booked for 2014. Add to this the major annual events the hotel hosts during the year such as the Seafood Festival in October, the Game Festival in November, the Summer Food and Drink Fayre and the Christmas Market all

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mean the staff at this AA 4 star hotel are kept busy. The adjacent original building, the Red Lion Bar and Bistro has been a pub since 1788, but before that, was a children’s workhouse called the ‘The Woodcutter’, where the children lived after spending the day cutting wood for the lead smelting chimney just behind the building on Stone Edge. These basic conditions a far cry from the luxury accommodation offered today. Take a look at Trip Advisor (an independent review site for hotels across the world) and you’ll find the Peak Edge Hotel rated one of the top ten small hotels in the UK according to

the reviewers. 300 reviews giving a 97% rating on Trip Advisor. It has been under the ownership of Damian Dugdale and his wife Jo since 2001, the original intention being to sell it on as a development opportunity, but 13 years on Damian and Jo are still there having implemented some dramatic changes. “When we bought the pub it was part of the Tom Cobley chain, it was always busy with 400 people typically turning up for lunch on Sunday, to what was one of the area’s first carveries, but the place looked tired and needed a new lease of life.” Damian took on the running of the pub in 2006 and after 12 months shut the doors for a full refit that took three months to complete. “Basically we stripped it back to the bare bones, we sold everything at a local auction run by Fidler Taylor, which attracted a lot of attention, people were really curious about what we were doing”. The contemporary Red Lion bar and restaurant reopened in April 2007, “All our food is sourced locally from the ‘garden of Derbyshire’ and we even produce food on site for the restaurant from our smallholding which provides free range eggs, we have a polytunnel to grow herbs and lettuces and grow tomatoes, apples, gooseberries and rhubarb.” “Originally we had a focus on seafood, I’m originally from Lytham St Anne’s and love seafood, I recall many days spent raking up cockles in the bay, so I encourage a good selection of seafood” adds Damian. “We’d always had an idea about how we could make best use of the pub’s location, right on the edge of the beautiful Peak District, as one of the country’s largest outdoor playgrounds we

wanted to build a hotel next door to the pub. We started developing plans to build the hotel in 2008, when people were struggling to find funding and borrowing, but managed to secure £500k funding from the European Leadership to help with the build”. “People who live close by may think they’re unlikely to stay at the hotel, but it’s a perfect location for a weekend getaway, walks in the Peak, evening meals, a comfortable quiet night’s sleep and a great breakfast - without a long drive to get there!! What more could you want?” laughs Damian. Damian Dugdale is down to earth and friendly, he’s one of 12 children so grew up surrounded by healthy competition. At 18 he was DJing in London and Manchester, working at the Hacienda in the 80’s. At 24 he decided he needed a ‘real job’ and started work with a business supplying uniforms to hotels etc. In 1993 he started up his own business supplying uniforms and today splits his time 80/20 between this and the Peak Edge Hotel. Interestingly in a time when we are encouraged to keep linked-in, up to date and track our careers in a detailed CV, Damian has never done a CV, proof that it’s not all about the paperwork; entrepreneurial spirit and hard work can be all it needs to be successful in business. Next on the agenda is the development of 21 three bedroom log cabins set in landscaped car free grounds, to provide additional accommodation for the weddings and events hosted there. It’s a five year plan to be delivered by 2019, with 6000 trees creating the secluded setting for the 60 additional bedrooms. Watch this space. Please mention S40 Local Page 33

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Chesterfield’s new Italian Delicatessen Words and Picture by Paul Chapman I love Italy; the country, the food, the wine, I love the Italian passion and oh the Ducati Desmo... Vittorio Risorto is from an Italian family who live in and love Chesterfield with this same Italian passion, it’s clear to hear when he speaks. He, and his brother Sev, are partners at Calabria and they have recently opened Delicibo, an Italian deli outside the new Market Hall opposite the Post Office. Delicibo is small but perfectly formed, with the 3 sq metre space packed with wonderful sounding Italian foods - ingredients to recreate the authentic taste of Italy at home. There’s something for everyone at Delicibo; packs of pizza breads (great for lunchboxes), cured meats and wonderful cheeses, olive oils, balsamic vinagars, olives, organic choices, drinks and a whole lot more. “We want people to come, experiment and experience what’s on offer” says Vic, “We’ve some fantastic products and wherever we can we’ll have products for you to try. We want your feedback, so we deliver the things you want to buy regularly”. True to his word, Vic sent me away with samples to try; Tarallini, made close to the birthplace of his father, Benito, offers four

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1st Class Kitchens Come to Walton shops Words and pictures by Paul Chapman

Dave and Helen Oxley’s family business, 1st Class Kitchens, has been a core part of S40 Local for a number of years now and has been installing kitchens and bedrooms locally for over 15 years. For the last ten years their only showroom has been on Derby Road, but from 4th January 2014 you need go no further than Walton Shops on Moorland View Road, where they’ve opened their second showroom. “A showroom makes it easier for people to visualise the products on offer and gives people ideas” explains Dave, “before we opened the showroom on Derby Road we’d been running the business from home without a shop front for about five years, but having a showroom really makes a difference for people, and we’re really excited to be opening our second showroom just round the corner from where we live and in the heart of S40.” Helen and Dave are looking forward to the year ahead, last year was busy for them and as things are right now there is no reason to think 2014 will be any different. The new showroom is fitted out with modern and contemporary designs, although 1st Class Kitchens can provide styles to suit all tastes. Taking pride of place in the new showroom is an all British, a gloss acrylic design that is completely handle free. “People have a perception that British products are expensive but the ranges on offer will have something

to slot into any budget. Supporting British design and build is something we’re keen to do whenever we can” adds Dave. 1st Class Kitchens are agents for a number of quality branded appliances; Bosch, NEFF and Siemens for instance are available to accompany the kitchen ranges, and again prices range from basic to top end products such as the new Siemens ovens that will automatically cook a joint of meat to perfection. In addition 1st Class Kitchens are also stocking Life Tile©, a new range of luxury vinyl tiles offering a great range with simple installation and a warm feel underfoot compared to ceramic flooring, these products are supported by a 20 year domestic wear warranty or a 12 year commercial wear warranty. With many people considering changes to their homes in the new year, 1st Class Kitchens could have just what you’re looking for so why not call in and visit Helen or Dave at Walton Shops, 139 Moorland View Road to check out the new ranges for yourself. The new showroom is open from 10am to 6pm Thursdays and Fridays and 10am to 4pm on Saturdays, call 01246 224114. Derby Road is open Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, Fridays 9am to 4pm and Saturdays 10am to 4pm or you can call them anytime to make an appointment.

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Conserving Chatsworth Road Words by Paul Chapman Pictures CBC

Chatsworth Road is currently being proposed as the twelfth conservation area in Chesterfield, others include Chesterfield Town Centre, Somersall Lane, Brimington Centre, Staveley and Old Whittington. Conservation areas vary in size, character and form but aim to recognise areas with special buildings, features, architecture and historical interest - linking us to our past. Chatsworth Road’s character is marked by a mixture of mainly Victorian and Edwardian housing, with more recent buildings nestled between, together with a number of commercial properties, community buildings, churches, some heavy industry and a small number of listed buildings. As a major arterial route, it’s the only impression many people ever get of Chesterfield as they drive to and from the Peak District or across from the M1 to Manchester to the east and this is another

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reasons this area’s importance is recognised, as an opportunity for people to see Chesterfield in a positive light. Chatsworth Road’s attractive buildings, interesting features and design, together with its important position make the area something the council officers feel is worth protecting. From the terrace housing, commercial properties and Victorian housing with attractive bay windows and interesting detail picked out on and around the front elevation - the road offers an attractive collection of period buildings. Chesterfield Borough Council wrote to the 532 affected businesses, households and residents in the proposed area, that stretches from the Zion Church to Storrs Road, inviting feedback and comments before the end of the consultation in December but are still keen to hear people’s views - you can contact them on 01246 345957 or at Jacob.amuli@chesterfield.

What will it mean for property owners and occupiers? Conservation areas impact property owners in various ways and additional consideration will need to be applied to future changes, taking account of their contribution to the character and appearance that make the area special. That doesn’t mean all changes will be stopped, just ensures the future look and feel of the area is safeguarded. Future grants may be available to enable change to be made in a sympathetic way. Other elements that make up the street scene, such as trees, street furniture etc. will also be considered and protected. New developments would be required to reflect the character and appearance of the area and sit comfortably with surrounding buildings, so if the general design of properties is red brick with slate roofs then a rendered building with a tiled roof may well not meet planning approval.

Paul Staniforth, Development Management and Conservation Manager commented that “for people who own a property within the boundary of the Conservation Area... in other areas adoption of a conservation area has seen a gentle increase in property prices”. At this time it is just a proposal, but recommendations are being made by Council officers to Cabinet at a council meeting during February where the proposal will be considered. If you want to check out the fine detail of the proposal it can be found online at www. or by writing to Chesterfield Borough Council at Town Hall, Rose Hill, Chesterfield or by e mailing Jacob.amuli@ Hopefully I’ll be able to bring you more on this once cabinet has met.

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The Tramway Tavern Chesterfield CAMRA Pub of the Year Words by Paul Chapman Pictures by Dan Lingard

With six local pubs in the running for the award this year, and two Brampton Brewery pubs in the mix, it was great to see the Chatsworth Road pub scoop the honour of CAMRA pub of the year. The Tramway and Rose and Crown (Brampton) were pitched against The Arkwright Arms (Duckmanton), The Chesterfield Arms (Newbold Road), the White Swan (Town Centre) and the Poets Corner (Ashover) - a pretty impressive list of pubs. The Pub of the Year award recognises great pubs for their atmosphere, decor, customer service, value for money, clientele mix, and most importantly, the quality of the real ale served.  Winning means a listing for The Tramway in the national 2015 CAMRA Good Beer Guide, an invaluable resource and real ale tourist map for people who love their ale. As Good Beer Guide editor, Roger Protz explains, “The Good Beer Guide is the most up to date guide to the best real ale pubs in the UK, compiled solely through recommendations and independent judgement. Unlike other guides which charge pubs to feature, the Good Beer Guide lists pubs on their merit alone and doesn’t charge any pub or brewery for entry in the guide”. And it’s not the Tramway’s only recent accolade, they also won the Destination Chesterfield Pub of the Year award, sponsored by In the Works PR, against other finalists Barca Bar at Casa Hotel and The Market. Emma Clarke, who runs the Brampton Brewery, commented “We’re delighted to have won the CAMRA award. It means a lot to us, especially as it’s voted for by CAMRA members, people who are passionate about

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what makes a good pub. It’s great to get recognised for what we do, we work hard at creating a great atmosphere at the Tramway and it’s this coupled with Brampton Brewery’s great real ales and guests beers that people appreciate”. From its beginnings just 5 years ago, the Brampton Brewery estate has grown from the Brewery on Chatsworth Road, to include the Rose and Crown, The Tramway Tavern, The Brunswick Inn (Derby) and the Beer Cellar off-sales. If you’ve never tried a Brampton beer perhaps it’s about time you did and what place to try one than their new CAMRA Pub of the Year.

CAMRA - Campaign for Real Ale is an independent, voluntary organisation campaigning for real ale, community pubs and consumer rights. It was formed in March 1971 by four men from the north-west who were disillusioned by the domination of the UK beer market by a handful of companies pushing products of low flavour and overall poor quality onto the consumer.

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Garden Things Winter Words by Colin Harrison 1. If you have fruit trees or bushes that flower early (apricots, peaches or nectarines) protect the blossom from frosts, which will kill the buds and stop the tree fruiting. Finish pruning fruit trees (except soft fruit). 2. Cut down any grasses that have been left over winter, and start to water any outside pots. 3. Sow early vegetable and salad crops, in a light and frost-free, but not too warm, spot for planting out later. If raising seedlings on a window sill remember that, once germinated, they need to be turned regularly, otherwise they’ll lean alarmingly towards the light. Putting a reflector covered with silver foil on the room side can help prevent this happening. 4. Bare-root trees and shrubs (including roses) can still be planted as long as the ground isn’t frozen. 5. Prune wisteria, and any winterflowering shrubs that have finished flowering. 6. Lily bulbs can be planted in pots, which need to be kept frost-free (although they can be kept in the dark until shoots start to show); sweet peas, which appreciate a long growing season with an early start, can be sown in the same conditions. Dahlias can be started into growth by moving them somewhere light and with moderate warmth, but preferably not that of a centrally-heated room. 7. Check to see if you need to replace any plants that have died over winter,

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but don’t be too keen to remove them yet – some plants won’t show signs of growth until the weather is reliably warmer. 8. If you’ve been feeding the birds, make sure there’s a continuity of supply – natural foods are in increasingly short supply towards the end of winter; water for washing and drinking is also vital, so try to provide that as well. 9. If you want to grow your own garlic, plant it as soon as possible – it needs to be frosted to force the bulb to split into cloves. Don’t use any sold for culinary use, as it might not be suitable for late winter planting and may also carry plant diseases. 10. If you’ve bought seed potatoes, chit (allow stems to develop) them by putting them in a cool but light place, not touching - egg boxes are perfect for this. Ideally, you want three shoots coming from the same end of the tuber, so check where the eyes are and try to arrange so three on the same side are uppermost. Rub off any other shoots that start to grow. This may reach you too late for a last reminder about Transition Chesterfield’s Potato Day, on the 25th January, in The Pavements, when we’ll be selling seed potatoes, plus onions, shallots and garlic (at last years prices) between 10 and 2 (unless you’ve pre-ordered, in which case you can pick up from 9). We always have stock left over which we donate to schools – get in touch at food@ if your school would like some.

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Business News The Fox & Goose Tie the knot on Pudding Pie Hill!

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The Fox & Goose, on Pudding Pie Hill is offering a lucky couple the opportunity to Win a Wedding! You’d be the only bride and groom at the venue, the first floor and grounds are exclusively yours, licensed for civil ceremonies & partnerships we’d host the whole wedding at our venue. Choose from sumptuous menus, sit down meals, afternoon teas, buffets and late night nibbles or go for the most popular option The Fox & Goose Speciality Hogroast & Barbecue.

Neil from Pelican Cycles has been busy over the winter and is proud to announce the addition of the famous Cannondale bike brand to the lineup in store for 2014.

To be in with a chance of winning everything listed below, email , with your name, contact number and tell us how much it would mean to you to win, please also send a photo of yourselves for the next step to win. We will then email you the T’s & C’s, and will upload your photo to our Facebook page, all you have to do is share this with your family and friends, ask them to help you win by liking and sharing your photo from our page. The top 30 couples with the most likes and shares will be put into a prize draw. This will be drawn on Valentines Weekend, Sat 15 February at The Fox & Goose. We have two prizes. Good Luck!

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Jan-Mar 2015 Function Room Hire all day and Welcome drinks for 50 guests –The Fox & Goose; Wedding photography by Kim Caroline Photography or Wings Photography (limited number of photos - a CD or album at additional cost); Registry table design and 15% off wedding flowers - Black Eyed Susan; Chair covers, place cards, menus and a table plan for 50 – Dragon Fly; One hour Limousine hire – Chesterfield Cars; Evening DJ – AS Party; Ice cream bike hire for 50 guests – Derbyshire Ice Cream Bike; 25% Off Bridal Hire – Amy J’s Bridal Boutique; Suit Hire for the Groom – Ashley Rogers; £200 Mother of The Bride Voucher - Blanc; One Tier Wedding Cake serves 75 or 100 – Cake Booth; Full day video coverage – Captive Image; Bridal Wedding Hair Up By Debbie – Brampton Manor Salon & Spa; Bridal Make-up – Tim Curbbun Make-up Artist; Spa Ritual for 2 – Brampton Manor Salon & Spa; 3 Months Membership to get fit for your wedding – Brampton Manor. Due to supplier availability the dates available are strictly Jan-March 2015.

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Function Room Hire all day & welcome drinks for 50 guests – The Fox & Goose; Wedding photography by Kim Caroline Photography or Wings Photography (limited number of photos - a CD or album at additional cost); 50 Chair covers – As Party. Due to supplier availability the dates available are strictly Jan-March 2015.

“Cannondale brings innovative and cutting edge bikes to the market” says Neil. “In what is a big year for cycling in the area with the imminent arrival of the Tour de France into Sheffield, we are extremely proud to welcome Cannondale to Pelican Cycles and alongside our other prestigious bike brands, Scott, Ridley & LOOK, we feel we really can offer a great choice of high quality bikes coupled with the personal service and after sales care that we pride ourselves on. We’d love to see you so please call in to view and discuss your requirements.” Pelican Cycles,1 Old Road. Call 01246 767078 or email:

Brampton Manor Great value childcare Isobel from Brampton Manor has some new year inspiration for busy Mums and Dads “Have you ever thought of joining Brampton Manor but thought ‘I’ll never find the time as I have the kids?’ Well it’s official, Brampton Manor has the cheapest childcare ever!” “For just £10 a month, you can use the creche 7 days a week while you get fit and relax and enjoy time on your own or with your partner/friends. So, what’s stopping you embracing those New Year resolutions, start now as you mean to go on?” “And to give new Mum’s some extra support, we’re introducing a special Maternity Membership rate at just £29 a month, instaed of £39, during Maternity leave.”

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Derwent Herbalists: New to Chatsworth Road Complementary Health Centre, Derwent Herbalists, has recently opened up on Chatsworth Road, opposite GK Ford and tucked behind the main run of shops. Herbalists, Wien Caljouw and John Etherington are graduates of the University of Lincoln and have created their new practice to bring a friendly, family-centred approach to herbal medicine. During their degree Wien and John completed over 500 hours out-patient time. They can offer consultations for health conditions such as blood pressure issues, colds, menstrual, menopausal and other hormonal conditions, insomnias, ear, nose and throat (ENT) and skin conditions. The list is long and all encompassing. Complementary medicine supports other treatments and can help relieve symptoms of any of the above and can also help with more serious and chronic conditions. Often people have suffered health problems for a number of years and herbal medicine offers a new approach. Herbal

medicine is traditional and today is accompanied by medical backup and knowledge, the main way it differs is that it treats the person and not the disorder. Wien and John stock a wide selection of herbs and will blend a prescription for your individual condition and circumstances. “Our diagnostics and treatment plan consider all aspects of the individual” explains Wien, “mental state, diet, nutrition and all other factors are considered. Our advice really is holistic.” To complement their services Wien and John have access to a hypnotherapist, phychologist and counsellor who also operate from their base on Chatsworth Road. Wien and John are members of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists. Contact Derwent Herbalists: Tel: 07787 773583 Or find them on facebook.

Imbolc Open Day 1st February 2014

If you’d like to meet Wien and John, or find out whether or not Herbal Medicine is for you, they’re holding an open day from 11am to 4pm together with talks on traditional medicine in modern times. Imbolc, also called Saint Brighid’s Day, is a Gaelic festival marking the beginning of Spring.

Men Only Evenings 2nd Wednesdays Men are generally less comfortable approaching doctors and therapists, so Derwent Herbalists hold men only drop in sessions on the second Wednesday from 7:30 to 9:00pm to give men the opportunity to discover the benefits of herbal medicines with John.

Saturday Morning Drop In Derwent Herbalists also offer phone assessments and a walk in surgery on Saturday mornings between 9:30am and midday.

Prom Perfect Ten years of making proms perfect Prom Perfect has been supplying the finest prom dresses online since 2003 and has a showroom in Swansea, but owner Emma Romano has recently expanded to open a new showroom in Staveley, Chesterfield. Offering a range of affordable and luxurious prom, evening wear, and cocktail dresses to suit women and girls of all ages and sizes. You can choose from Prom Perfect’s vibrant own label dresses, exquisite international designers collections or even design your own bespoke ‘dream dress’ to order, along with stunning accessories from around the globe. Originally from Swansea Emma’s passion for fashion initially fuelled a move to London to train as a designer, before relocating to Chesterfield with her partner. In a bid to spread its message, the dress specialist hosts fashion shows at schools across the UK and sponsors Miss Teen Queen and Princess UK, to promote beauty and encourage education as a stepping stone into modelling. Emma said: “At Prom Perfect we aim to promote a healthy and positive body image among our young female customers. After working with thousands of teenage girls over the years we have come to realise, especially at prom age, girls can lack confidence in their looks. We like to help girls develop a positive body image. We let the girls know everyone has issues with their bodies, no-one is perfect, but we are all beautiful.” Viewings are by appointment only and prices start from just £99. Call free on 0800 0433 747. Page 56

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Words by Val Woollven When people go for a walk in the lovely autumn sunshine they often bring back seasonal trophies such as blackberries, conkers, mushrooms or acorn cups. My sister went for a walk near Holymoorside... and came back with a brick. She couldn’t resist it because it was special - it had ‘Waspnest’ imprinted on the side. What a wonderful name for a brickworks! I was intrigued and being new to the area, I set out to find out more using the internet and the library. The staff at the local studies section of Chesterfield Library were very helpful. There is an area of Brampton called Waspnest. I couldn’t find an explanation for this but presumably there were many wasps nests there at some point in history. I found Waspnest Cottages off Old Hall Road on the 1898 large scale map, but no brickworks. The Inkerman Brickworks and Colliery were there, off Ashgate Road. The 1918 map showed the cottages and the Waspnest brickworks. I was told that the brickworks were still there in the 1950s; the site was on the corner of Melrose Crescent and Churston Road. The Inkerman Colliery had gone by 1918 - Ashgate Pottery was on its site. It seems that little has been formally written about the Waspnest brickworks as, despite much interest from staff and other library users, nothing else was brought to light. Research on the internet ( revealed that the Waspnest Brickworks was founded around 1909 by two builders, Edward Silcock and Edwin Hattersley, together with a joiner called Arthur Heath and Arthur Gibbons, a butcher. People remember the brickworks being there in 1956. At the time, the brick making clay was often extracted by a type of opencast mining by boring and the firing of explosives. The clay extracted would be ground and mixed with water. The clay would then be pressed and formed into moulds, dried and then fired in ovens. Apparently, the Waspnest bricks have a blue centre when broken. As coal was one of the main industries in the area and clay formed part of the underlying strata associated with the geology of the coal seams, it was inevitable that the two would go hand in hand. The brickworks at Inkerman Colliery would have provided bricks to line the shafts and seams and possibly to build the Inkerman Cottages. The Rod Knoll mine at Old

Brampton mined some small coal seams but specialised in the extraction of fire clay. The Ashgate pottery made Bramptonware pots from the local clay. There are many potteries marked on the old maps. The excavations for the clay for the Waspnest works left a huge hole which, being clay lined, filled with water and was used by all the local children as a free swimming pool. People still remember swimming there, although it wasn’t always pleasant as dead dogs sometimes floated in the water. The pool was filled in when a local child drowned. The land was grassed over to make Inkerman Park. In 2010 pupils from Old Hall Junior School helped the Mayor and Mayoress of Chesterfield to officially open the new Waspnest play area in the park. Brampton Brewery ( has a connection with the Waspnest brickworks. The original Brampton Brewery’s logo featured a well muscled arm holding up a brick hammer together with the words Health and Strength. According to the Brewery website, the image of the strong arm and hammer relates to the brickworks in the area and the Wasp Nest Brick Company in particular, the name being the inspiration for one the brewery’s finest beers. According to Wikipedia, the original St Helena School also has a link to the bricks. In 1909 plans for the school buildings were passed and work started, though it was not an easy site to develop owing to the severe slope of the land. The best materials were used including local bricks from the Waspsnest Brick Works in Brampton. When the hallowed ground at Saltergate was demolished in 2010, fans were keen to have a memento. Internet research ( bob’s board) informed me that one fan asked the demolition crew for a brick and was given a Waspnest one which he proudly put on the mantelpiece, much to his wife’s annoyance! In 1934 the Waspnest brickworks was taken over by the Chesterfield Brick Company, which seemed to be the old company reformed. They ceased trading in the mid 1940s. If anyone has any more tales of the Waspnest brickworks, we would love to hear from you.

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Community News

Ashgate Hospice: Celebrate Chesterfield Get involved: Get In Touch Ashgate Angels are organsing a Chesterfield Carnival on 26 July, to raise money for the Hospice, and they’re looking for your support. If your club, group, organisation or company want to be part of the celebrations, please contact them for details. Sponsorship, from £20 upwards, is being sought for different elements of the event. All supportors will be proudly highlighted through the event’s official website, social media sites, on appropriate correspondence and in marketing campaigns.

Live and Local: The Buffalo Gals Appearing at the St Thomas’ Centre, Chatsworth Road this spring (Saturday 5 April) are The Buffalo Gals,who are fast becoming the country’s favourite old-time country string band. Firmly rooted in traditional American music, with an authentic sound driven by fiddle, banjo, percussive step dance, and soaring harmonies, they produce an irresistible show packed with all the excitement, passion and fun of Appalachian, Bluegrass, Blues and Cajun tunes and songs. Tickets, priced at just £8.50 and £6.50 for concessions, are soon available from Created Gallery, Chatsworth Road (01246 232205, Shirley Niblock (01246 207080) or Howard Borrell (01246 221400). Brampton Brewery bar available, doors open 6:45 pm and show starts 7:30 pm. Live and Local entertainment returns to Brampton in the Spring, organised by West Ward councillors Howard Borrell and Shirley Niblock. Live and Local is an Arts Council and local authority supported organisation which helps bring great entertainment to communities like Walton and West.

For further information please contact Maria Davison on 07443 568145 or email

Brookfield School Fundraiser Thanks!! Rebecca Crawford, Head Girl at Brookfield School organised a charity Christmas Jumper Day event on Wednesday 18th December, with a raffle and bake sale to raise money for Save the Children. With local businesses on Chatsworth Road supporting the event; The Gingerbread Boy Real Bread Company, T.Potts, Candy Cabin, Meringue Bakery & Cafe, Flower House, Blu and Created - kindly donated goods and gift vouchers. The event raised over £1000 for Save the Children. Rebecca said “I would just like to say a huge thank you to them for supporting this event at one of their local schools, we couldn’t have raised that amount of money without your help!” Page 60

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Christmas past. Jog on! Words by Will Jackson Picture from iStockphoto

If you have been on the moon for the last 3 months and have recently returned to earth, I must inform you that you have missed Christmas. If however, you were in any way unsure, or cared for that matter, the key signs that Christmas is over are all around us. Bin bags full of wrapping paper plastering the streets or wedged between wheelie bins (because no one has a clue when bin day is anymore), attempts to plant the now surplus Christmas trees in gardens without any possible hope of success and windows which no longer contain flashing lights. Everyone appears to have resumed into the New Year with no significant changes. The hangovers are gone; houses look less cluttered thanks to the absence of glittery stuff and you can fit things in the fridge again. The only thing to remind you that anything is different is that you occasionally put 2013 instead of 2014 when writing the date. Oh… and Joggers! Joggers are everywhere! In their numbers, they surely cannot be dissimilar to ants. I can’t seem to go anywhere without seeing people jogging. I did notice that the regular joggers left our streets in mid-December, obviously thinking ‘what’s the point?’, Christmas was on its way and fitness regimes can resume in the New Year. But the ones I see now aren’t regular, these are a new breed of jogger and from what I’m witnessing, its people who really shouldn’t be jogging at all. So, I introduce you… to the ‘New Year jogger’. This new breed of the ‘New Year jogger’ have justified over-indulging at Christmas by convincing themselves that they are going to shape up in the New Year. They are not dissimilar to the ‘regular jogger’ in their early festive behaviour (ie replacing jogging with over-indulging); but the difference between the two

is that the ‘New Year jogger’ only ever jogs for a 3-4 week period, beginning and ending in the month of January whereas the ‘regular jogger’ jogs continuously throughout the year. As February looms; the ‘New Year jogger’ resumes their normal annual past time of ‘not jogging’. I can only assume that at some point in January, they must realise that jogging is not for them after all and it all just seems like too much hard work to get up early in the morning or tear themselves from the telly at night in order to propel themselves around and around residential areas in the dark and the freezing cold. The upsetting alternative of avoiding chips and cake replaces the perils of jogging. Incidentally, if during the month of January, for heckling purposes, you need to distinguish the difference between your ‘regular jogger’ and your ‘New Year Jogger’, look out for how clean their trainers are. The ‘regular joggers’ trainers are generally pretty loppy due to their regular use, whereas the new breed are always in brand new gear. And remember, the good news is that come February there are less sweaty people staggering over the roads and pavements undertaking a hilarious form of propulsion that is neither a brisk walk nor a slow run. If however, you are really lucky you might catch one of them leaning on a fence or wall panting and trying not to be sick. To be fair though, they usually do this out of sight of the general public. Roll on Valentine’s Day hey? Overpriced flowers and repackaged unsold Christmas chocolates in heart shaped boxes. Happy New Year for 2013! And as always, thanks for reading! Will Please mention S40 Local Page 63

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Regular Events Anytime Anytime Anytime Monday, Wednesday and Friday Weekly Monday Monday Monday Monday Monday (Term Time) Monday (Term Time) Monday Monday Monday 3rd Monday 3rd Monday Not Aug Tuesday Tuesday and Thursday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday

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. Call 01246 566189 or email Ashgate Hospice: Come Dine at Mine! Hold a dinner party in aid of Ashgate Hospice. An exciting way to raise money, whilst socialising with your family and friends. For further information please contact Alison Ward-Foster on 01246 567250 or email Parish Centre 91, Sheffield Road, Stonegravels: Rooms are available for hire for educational, social and vocational activities from £5 per hour, including children’s and family parties. Modern kitchen and full disabled access. For information contact us on 01246 209433 or The Jungle Day Play Centre: Parent and Toddler Session 0 to 5 year olds. £3.50. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in The Jungle Playcentre includes activities delivered from a qualified nursery nurse. The Jungle Play Centre, Foxwood Road, Sheepbridge. Call 01246 260011. Jog Derbyshire Groups @Brampton Manor: All welcome. Mon 6 to 7pm, Wed 9:30 to 10:30am and Thurs 5 to 5:45pm. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit Tots Café at St Thomas' Centre 10am to Midday (Term Time). An informal get together for parents/carers. 01246 279916 for info. Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Young at Heart (social afternoon) - all welcome. 1:30 to 3:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre 07910 858267 for details. William Rhodes Primary and Nursery School Community Choir: Monday 3:30 to 4:30pm, our choir is made up of children, staff, parents and members of the wider community. Enthusiasm is all you need. An ability to sing is an advantage but not compulsory! Come along and join in. Contact Cindy Clark on 01246 234626. 2nd Chesterfield Boys Brigade: Boys and girls age 6-18 at Storrs Road Methodist Church Centre. Anchors (Y2 – Y3), Juniors (Y4 – Y6) 6:30pm. Company Section (Y7 – Y12) 7pm. Contact 01246 274021 or 1st Brampton Moor Brownies: Meet at Brampton Moor Methodist Church, starting 6pm. Contact the Brownie guider on 01246 272678 for further details. Aurora Ladies' Choir: 7:15 to 9:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Cock and Magpie Morris: 8 to 9:30pm @ A.C.C.A  6 Ashgate Road, Chesterfield S40 4AA. New wo/men dancers and musicians always welcome. Phone Shirley Niblock on 01246 207080 for further details or Holymoorside Band Rehearsals: non-contesting brass band that plays a variety of concerts. We encourage all abilities and rehearse every Monday and Friday in the United Reform Church at Holymoorside, from 7:45-9:45pm. Instruments are available. Enquiries@ or 01246 566691/ 568745 Guide Dogs Chesterfield: Meet 7:30pm every 3rd Monday at The Rose and Crown, 104 Old Road S40 2QT. We welcome new volunteers. For further information please contact Gabbie Pattison on 07525 248740 (email: or via Facebook - Guide Dogs Chesterfield). RSPB Chesterfield Local Group: 7:15 to 9:15pm at the Winding Wheel. Illustrated talks, refreshments, bird food sales. All welcome. Contact: Alan Goddard 01246 230244 or visit Chatters Coffee Shop at Walton Evangelical Church, Moorland View Road. 10am to midday. All welcome - toys available for young children to play with. No charge, but a small donation will help cover costs and any remainder will go to charity. For details call 01246 231002 or email Cycling day rides with Chesterfield Spire Cycling Club: Meet at Queen’s Park Sports Centre, Boythorpe Road, 9:25am. Suitable for new and experienced cyclists: 30-60 mile routes. Call Dave Scrivener 01246 455525 or Steve Bright 07734506492 or just turn up. 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. Knit and Natter: 10am to 12:30pm at St Thomas' Centre. An informal gathering for people who enjoy doing craft together. All ages, all abilities. Ring 01246 279916 for more information. Progressive Whist Drive: Holymoorside Community Centre. 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 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: Pregnancy Yoga Class Friends Meeting House Chesterfield 5:30 to 7pm. For further details please contact Pauline Nunn on 0779 115 7672 or email: Brownies. 6 to 7:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Dog obedience training. 7:15 to 8:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. 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 www. 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. Members FREE, Non-Members £4.50  Contact Kathryn - 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.

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Chesterfield Theatres: Tuesday Night Dances at the Winding Wheel. 7:30pm-10.30pm. £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). Line Dancing (Improvers) 3 to 4:15pm at Brampton Manor. Members FREE and Non-Members £4.50. New dancers welcome - any Tuesday age, shape or size! Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053. TimeOut a friendly community group meeting every Tuesday morning 10am to 12 noon at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Come Tuesday along for a chat and a cuppa, play a few games, bring a craft, help complete a jigsaw etc. For further information please contact 01246-274021. Pelican Cycles autumn/winter cycle specific spinning class, Tuesday evenings at 8:15pm at Queens Park Leisure Centre. Please Tuesday call Pelican Cycles on 01246767078 to reserve a place. Tuesdays (term Pilates Class 6pm to 7pm at St Johns Church, Walton Back Lane. For more information please contact jane@villagehallpilates. or visit the website Time) Freehand Writers Group: Meets alternate Tuesday evenings at Brampton Manor. We are an informal group of people who all share Alternate an interest in writing. New members welcome. For details email or website www.freehandgroup. Tuesdays or call Dawn on 01246 569705. Bible Class at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Rd. Brampton. 2 – 3pm. Alternate Tue Holymoorside Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at the United Reformed Church Schoolroom, Cottonmill Hill, Holymoorside. New 2nd Tuesday 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. 2nd Tuesday Old Brampton Women's Institute. 2 to 4pm at Loundsley Green Church, Pennine Way S40 3NF. New members and visitors warmly 2nd Tuesday 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 3rd Tuesday 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. Thom's Blokes 10am to noon. A meeting for men which includes talks, activities and regular outings to places of interest. All men 3rd Tuesday welcome. St Thomas’ Church Centre. For info call David on 01246 231115 0r 01246 853741. North East Derbyshire Downs Syndrome Group. Arkwright Children's Centre, School Lane, Arkwright - 10am till midday, except 3rd Tuesday for August. Families, carers & children meet together to enjoy time for activities, music & story time with lots of fun plus a drink & a snack too. We also have access to the sensory room & outside play area. During the holidays - outings and trips to the park. Contact Rosie on 07500 814361 or 01629 537692 for info. Qi Gong. 10 to 11:15am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Wednesday British History Class: Currently looking at Edward III's reign. 10:30am at Chesterfield Library. Contact Margaret Bargh for details on Wednesday 01246 276800. Line Dancing (Easy Intermediates) 11:10am to 12:20pm Brampton Manor. Members FREE, Non-Members £4.50. New dancers Wednesday welcome  - any age, shape or size! Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053. Holymoorside Craft Group: 2 to 4pm in the Committee Room, Holymoorside Village Hall. An informal, welcoming group. Any crafting Wednesday 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. Wednesday Messy Play at The Jungle Playcentre. 4:30 to 6:30pm. All children welcome under 12 years. Lots of messy, fun activities. Only Wednesday £4.95 for 2 hours of fun. Cub Scouts. 6 to 7:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Wednesday Brampton Ladies Club: 7:15pm for 7:45pm start at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Meetings held every Wednesday during school Wednesday 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 non-performing choir who Wednesdays sing for enjoyment. No need to be able to read music. Contact Helen on 01246 237937 or (Term Time) Jesterfield Juggling Club. 7 to 9pm at Walton Village Centre. All abilities welcome to learn and share skills in all types of circus Wednesday 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 Wednesday discussion. Visit our web site Scouts. 7:30 to 9:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details Wednesday Vinyl Night at the Tramway. Bring your vinyl for spin and enjoy a Brampton Ale. 8pm onwards. Wednesday Brampton Best Knitters: Come and meet in the Rose and Crown for knitting, crochet, other handicrafts, combined with a warm Wednesday welcome and good company. £1 subs (optional). 7.30pm, Rose and Crown, 104 Old Road, Brampton. Call Suzanne on 07900 814715 for more info. Pilates Class 9:15 to 10:15am at St Johns Church, Walton Back Lane. For more information please contact jane@villagehallpilates. Wednesdays or visit the website (Term Time) 1st Wednesday Green Drinks: An opportunity for like-minded people from any background to get together for a fun, relaxed, interesting evening once a month. Starts at 7pm and the location varies so please check at Chesterfield Fairtrade Group: 6.30pm in Chesterfield Town Hall. New members always welcome to help with events or attend 3rd meetings connected to promoting Fairtrade. Contact Jenie Lismore on 01246 455178 or Wendy Blunt on 01246 345308. Wednesday Foljambe Women’s Institute 7:30 to St John’s Church Hall, Walton. Small, friendly group where visitors and new members 3rd are most welcome. For more information ring Margaret on 01246 232134. Wednesday

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Walton Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at St. John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Walton. Activities include: Book Group, Flower Arranging, Choir and much more!  New members and visitors welcome.  Details call Sheila 01246 567661 or Diana 01246 56678 Cotton Mill Club: Activity club for young adults with learning difficulties. 7 to 9pm on the last Wednesday of each month at Holymoorside United Reform Church School Room. Call: B Turner on 01246 566109. Manor Band Mania @Brampton Manor. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit Chesterfield Flea Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Fit and Fab Keep Fit Class Holymoorside: A gentle exercise class to music. 9:30am to 10:30am in United Reform Church Holymoorside. All welcome. Contact Tessa on 0786 658 5575. Yoga. 9:30 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Thursday Central Methodist Toddler Group, Saltergate. 10 to 11:30am (term time). In the town centre this group is ideal for a break from Thursday shopping for you & your baby/toddler. £1.50 for 1 adult & 1 child; 50p per extra child. Drinks & biscuits included for all.  Walking Back To Healthiness: Walking group meets at 10:30am at Holmebrook Valley Park, starting points may vary. To book Thursday please call Tina Hensey on 01246 345669. Muy Thai. Martial arts training. 6 to 7:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for info. Thursday Ichthus Canoe Club Chesterfield (ICCC) meet every Thursday at 6pm (Outdoor during Spring, Summer and early Autumn) or 8pm Thursday (pool sessions late Autumn and Winter). For further information and the latest Club programme email, www. or call 01246 274021. Chesterfield Caledonian Badminton Club at St Andrew’s United Reformed Church Hall, Newbold Road. 7 to 9pm. New adult Thursday members welcome, male and female. Contact Tony Gandy on 01246 569225. Line Dancing (Beginners/novices) 7 to 8:30pm at St Thomas' Parish Centre.  £5.   New dancers welcome - any age, shape or size! Thursday Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053. Peak Edge Hotel at the Red Lion: Live Entertainment from 8pm. Start the weekend early with a meal in the bistro or a drink at the Thursday bar to the accompaniment of relaxed live entertainment. Call 01246 566142 for more details. Brampton Community Band: Musicians welcome - join and play folk dance music. 7.30 to 9.30 pm at Friends Meeting House, 27 Thursday Ashgate Road. For details, visit, email: or call: 01246 236805. Chesterfield Photographic Society: Contact the Club Secretary Brian Davis 01246 275433. Thursday Chesterfield Recorded Music Society: Parish Centre, Sheffield Road, Stonegravels, Chesterfield. 7:15pm start. We listen to and Thursday discuss mainly classical music and occasionally jazz and music from shows. Meetings September to June. More information from John Strange on 01246 416558. Ringcraft Dog classes. 7:30 to 10:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Thursday Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir practice at Ashgate Croft School, Ashgate Road from 7:15 to 9:30pm. We put on four concerts & a Thursday choral day each year. Come & join us. Call Lynda at 01246 202694. Holymoorside Choral Society: practice in Holymoorside from 7:30 to 9:30pm.  We sing a variety of music - new members, Thursday particularly gentlemen, always welcome. Contact Jane Alexander on 01246 566033. Holymoorside Ladies Club: 7:45pm in Holymoorside Village Hall. Variety of speakers and activities. All welcome. Membership not Thursday necessary, just £2. No meetings during school holidays. Call Anne 01245 566789. Pub Quiz at The Crispin, Ashgate Road. 9pm. Thursday Pilates Classes: 6pm-7pm at The School Room, Old Brampton and 7.45pm - 8.45pm at St John’s Church, Walton Back Lane. For Thursdays more information please contact or visit the website (Term Time) Every Thursday St John's Ambulance Chesterfield Quad Division: Meet at Storrs Road Methodist Church during term time. Badgers and Cadets (5 to 18 year olds) from 6pm. Adults 18+ at 7:30pm. Contact us on 01246 279132 or email (Term Time) Do you play an instrument? Would you like to play jazz with the Chesterfield Jazz Club house band? Come to Jam Session, at Club 1st Thursday 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 Rendezvous Group: St Thomas’ Centre, Chatsworth Road. All seniors invited for light lunch followed by activities. 12:45 to 3:30pm. 1st Thursday £3.50 to cover costs. Details phone 01246 272333. Embroiderers' Guild Chesterfield Branch: 7-9pm at The Saints Parish Centre, St. Mary's Gate, Chesterfield, S41 7TJ.  Visitors 1st Thursday welcome, for details call 01246 568228. 2nd Thursday Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild: Meet on 2nd Thursday of the month (except August). 7pm at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield. For further information contact the Secretary on 01246 455110. 2nd Thursday Alzheimers Society: Singing for the Brain. 2 to 4pm at St John's Church, Walton, Walton Back Lane, Chesterfield S42 7LT. For info call 01246 223366. 2nd Thursday Chesterfield Farmer's Market: Every second Thursday. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Centre on 01246 345774 or visit Monthly coffee afternoon for people who have been bereaved at any time; it takes place on the third Thursday of every month from 3rd Thursday 3pm to 4pm. It provides an opportunity to meet new friends over coffee and home made cake. Venue: Room 1 Parish Centre, St John's Church, Walton Back Lane, Walton. For more information telephone 01246 236042 Chesterfield Jazz Club: Regular Jazz Night, Chesterfield Jazz Club, Chester Street, Chesterfield S40 1DL. For details and tickets for 3rd Thursday gigs call 07764 587 258 / 07980 491 048 or online at Third Thursday at Three This is a monthly coffee afternoon for people who have been bereaved at any time; it takes place on the 3rd Thursday third Thursday of every month from 3pm to 4pm.  It provides an opportunity to meet new friends over coffee and home made cake. Venue: Room 1 Parish Centre, St John's Church, Walton Back Lane, Walton. For more info call 01246 236042 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 Page 70

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Zumba Gold Class at St Thomas Church Centre' Chatsworth Road. Easy to follow, low impact moves for active older adults and those after a low intensity work out. 10am to 10:45 £3.50 per class. Starts 17th Jan 2014. Call Mike on 07852 979546. 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. Yoga for People Living with Cancer Friends Meeting House Chesterfield 11:00am to12:30pm. For further details please contact Pauline Nunn on 0779 115 7672 or email: Découpage. 1 to 3pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Knitting Group: Meetings every Friday in Cutthorpe Village Hall and between 1 and 3pm. Everyone welcome, £1 per session, knitting, crochet, cross-stitch etc - have a cup of tea and a natter! Details: Barbara Stringer on 01246 620314  or 07980 510591. Sportivate Badminton Chesterfield at Brookfield Community School Sports Hall. For 9 to 15 year olds. Develop your game in an encouraging and supportive environment. Badminton England qualified coaches. £4 per week. For further details call Robin Harris 07811 214565 or Pam Rickerby 07584 624525. Table Tennis Club at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church Old Rd. Brampton. 7.30 to 9pm. Entry (including refreshments) £1. Holymoorside Band Rehearsals - a non-contesting brass band that play a variety of concerts. We encourage all abilities and rehearse every Monday and Friday in the United Reform Church at Holymoorside, from 7:45 to 9:45pm. Instruments available. Email: or 01246 566691/568745. 3rd Brampton (St Thomas’) Scout Group: Join the adventure for 6 to 14 year olds in the Beaver, Cub or Scout Sections. Meet Friday evenings during term time. Contact Ben Widdowson 01246 567409. Youth Club. 6 to 8pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Knit and Natter: 6:30pm at the Image and Colour Emporium at 413a Chatsworth Road. Get together with like-minded people for some knitting and a chat. Cost £3 includes coffee and a cake. Call Tracey on 07526 455410 for more information. Brampton Manor: Every Friday Live Music from 9pm see website for details. Call: 01246 277760. Alzheimers Society: Carers Support Group. 10am to noon. The Pavillion, Queens Park, Chesterfield S40 2ND. Call 01246 223366. The Chesterfield Art Club: Meet at Whitecotes School from 7:30 to 9:30pm. Activities alternate between Worknights, Demonstration, and Critiques. Visitors are welcome at £3 per session. The membership list is currently open. For further information contact Terry 01246 416565. (Not August or December). Badminton. 8:15 to 9:45pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. North East Derbyshire Downs Syndrome Group. Meet at Fairplay, Alexandria Rd West, Chesterfield. 12:45pm (not Aug & dates different in Dec) in conjunction with pre-school group for families who meet there weekly on a Friday. Come and join in the fun! Time to play, experience time in the sensory room, meet other families and enjoy new opportunities. £1.50 per family. Contact Rosie on 07500 814361 or 01629 537692 for further info. Alzheimers Society: Memory Café. 10am to midday. The Saints Parish Centre, St Mary's Gate, Chesterfield S41 7TJ. No December Café. For info call 01246 223366. Newbold Community Football Training: Highfield Park, Newbold, S41 7DF. 9:30 to 11:30am. Fun training for boys & girls of all abilities aged 5 to 15 years. FA qualified coaches, first aiders, drinks & snacks available. £2.00 per session. Call Tim Sadler on 01246 277325 or Muy Thai for Adults/Kids: Martial Arts training for adults 10 to 11am followed by kids 11 am to midday. Located in Bolsover call 07910 858267 for details. Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Saturday Night Live at St John's Walton. A safe place to chill out with your friends for 11-18 year olds from 7-10pm, ends 8:30pm for under 14s. Different theme each month. Regular activities - table tennis, table football, pool, X-box, space hoppers, music and the Chill-out-zone! Everyone welcome - bring yourself and your friends! St John's Church, Walton Back Lane. Not August. Sunday School 9:30 to 10:30am at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road Chesterfield. Children aged 5 to 11 years Bible stories, crafts, music. Visit our web site Feeder Squad Football U6's 2013/14: Chesterfield Town Football Club run a Sunday Morning Football Training Club for boys and girls aged under 6 years old. Stand Road Park at 10am. Players (boys and girls) must be under 6 on the 31st of August 2013. Call Jamie Weiz 07970 411501 if interested. 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. Gospel Hour 6pm at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. Refreshments and a time to chat after service. Visit our web site Brampton Manor: Sunday Carvery 12-6pm & Live Music from 5pm. Call: 01246 277760. The Way at Walton Evangelical Church: 3 to 4pm. A group for adults with learning disabilities. You are welcome to join us for tea and biscuits followed by a short talk and activities such as craft, drama and singing. Carers welcome. For further details call free on 0808 1082354. Southside Jazz Band music on the first Sunday of each month at the Rose & Crown. 4pm and 6pm. Rainbow Whist: Holymoorside Community Centre. From 7 to 9pm every 2nd and 4th Sunday in the month. Anyone with the ability to play whist is welcome. For details contact Don on 01246 568204. Chesterfield and District Alpine Society meet every 2nd Sunday in the month, between September and May, in Holymoorside United Reformed Church at 3pm. Illustrated talks about plants and expeditions to find them. Friendly group. All welcome. Contact: 01246 569025 British Cycling Breeze Ride for women only: Loundsley Green Community Centre at 10:45am every third Sunday. Cycle off road to the Holmebrook Valley Park cafe and back. Bikes and helmets available. No need to book. Contact Michelle on 0772 588 5151.

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7 Days A Week Service All Year Round fencing & block paving and planting Decking, seeding Turfing, Trader A Derbyshire tidy ups Garden cleaned patios and Trusted Drives AND GARDEN CARE LANDSCAPE AFFORDABLE CARE AND GARDEN LANDSCAPE AFFORDABLE Tel: 01246 701 452 cut and trees controlseeding Weed planting and Turfing, A Derbyshire Trusted Trader

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Somersall Park Road • Walton • Chesterfield S40 3LD

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AH PAINTING Specialists In all types of paint effects interior & exterior painting & decorating

call 07970 987866 Herbie hare - brampton

All types of property maintenance Your local, fully insured handy man

• Buy to Let Specialists • Property Repairs • Commercial Work Undertaken • Guttering / Fascias • Gardening / Fencing

Mobile 07940 533844 or home 01246 567045 Email:

High-level High-level professionals

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This Month’s Offer: Gelish nails £15 Gelish toes £12... Or both for £25 Please contact me for a full price list.

Leanne Challenger

07761 752 116

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

• End of Tenancy Cleans • Regular Cleaning • Carpet Cleaning • Oven Cleaning • Spring Cleans

High-level High-level professionals professionals

Acrylic nails, Manicures, Waxing etc.


07787 773 583

Rob’s Jobs

Jamie Challenger Holymoorside


+ Acute infections including acute rhinosinusitis, the common cold, uncomplicated upper respiratory tract infections, influenza types A & B. + And others...

+ Back pain and osteoarthritis + Depression + Migraine + Functional dyspepsia + Irritable bowel syndrome + Premenstrual syndrome

Chesterfield Complementary Health Centre 245 Chatsworth Road, 1st Floor, Brampton, S40 2B (Entrance at Rear)

JC Property Services


Derwent Herbalists

01246 551039 07531 200517

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Chesterfield Language Learning Centre(est. 2008)


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

1 Brampton Courtyard 11a Old Hall Road (through the archway) BRAMPTON Chesterfield S40 3RG

Phone 07548 520700 email: See website for more details



• Slate Tiling Garden and Landscape • Flat Roofing Services • Guttering/Fascias • Repairs Complete maintenance of Rockeries and low maintenance private and commercial estates gravel gardens • Chimney Stack/Pointing • 25 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


Join a Folk Band? Brampton Community Band are looking for new members. We meet on Thursday nights in Chesterfield. For more details see our website: or email: or phone: 01246 239048

Laharn Boarding Cattery Vacancy: Experienced Vehicle Technician

Because we care Newly built to the highest standards We only have 6 pens, ensuring lots of time, care and attention!

Due to retirement we have a position available for a fully qualified and experienced motor vehicle technician. More details on Page 54.

Elizabeth Pemberton 01246 850432

To discuss this position please contact Karl or Simon on 01246 278181.

Walgrove Garage • Walgrove Road • Brampton • Chesterfield S40 2DS

Tel: 01246 278181 • Fax: 01246 297787

Offers 3 Counties Karate

1st introductory lesson and dvd free.

Bimbo 10% off just mention S40 Local.


Free boiler service when taking out an annual service plan with their advert.

Brampton Manor Spa days from £45.

Catherine Jade Beauty


Lenovo E535 AMD QUAD Laptop £469

iDeal Carpets Free underlay, gripper, door bar and delivery.

Image & Colour Emporium Up to 50% off hand dyed wools.

Leanne’s Nails & Beauty

Gelish nails £15, Gelish toes £12 or both for £25.

Moorland Natural Therapy 25% off your first appointment.


20% off treatments with selected stylists valid until 28 Feb 2014.

Hot stones £20; Semipermanent Lashes £30 and Gel nails & Gel toes £25


Chatsworth Chiropractic Clinic

Polar Windows

Half price initial chiropractic consultation.

Claires Freelance Hairdressing 10 Fashion Slices for £20.

Discover Bathrooms

Extra discounts for NHS and Emercgency Services Staff.

Your first Oven clean from £35. 25% off throughout their entire range.

Sehati Health & Welbeing 40 minute massage with hot stones £25.

The Massage Space

£10 early bird discount for couples massage training (booked before end Feb 2014).

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 81

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

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New showroom now open on the corner of Moorland View Road & Breckland Road. • Top quality at affordable prices. • Expert advice and personal service guaranteed. • Family run business. • Complete design, supply, planning and installation service. • All the work is undertaken by our own, expert, time served craftsman.



456 Derby Road, Chesterfield S40 2EU. 139 Moorland View Road, Chesterfield S40 3PD.

01246 271727 01246 224114

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Winter 2014