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Issue no. 51 March 2014

Issue no. 51 March 2014

Chesterfield Photographic Society Fantastic captures from Steve Williams.

Chesterfield’s Marathon Why now and how you could get involved.



Probus & Chesterfield Triathlon Club introduce themselves.

A bite-sized history of the reserviors.

Your local business, Entertainment & Community guide

Intro Hi and welcome to the March edition. I’ve been enjoying the Winter Olympics whilst pulling S40 Local together this month and as I write we’ve won two medals, not bad for a country that isn’t renowned for its snow and great to see some positive news amidst all the gloomy weather. Following up on a number of concerns raised by local residents after last month’s article about the Chatsworth Road Conservation proposals, I’m awaiting a response from Chesterfield Borough Council before I can give you any more information. I’m hoping to be able to bring further news in the next edition. This month we welcome some new advertisers and feature articles on some of our local businesses, a new Chesterfield Triathlon Club, new ladies’ choir and loads more. Thank you for continuing to share your news and for supporting so many of the local clubs and events featured in the ‘What’s on.’ We receive some very positive feedback about the high turnout to these events. Andrew Evans wrote in asking us to feature the Chesterfield Photographic Society competition winners which we are only too delighted to do. You’ll find these wonderful photographs featured on page 14, a massive thank you to winner Steve Williams for allowing us to use his winning shot on this month’s cover. Let’s hope the rain stops so the next edition isn’t wet when it’s delivered! Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook ‘S40 Local’ and it’s Mother’s Day on 31 March, please remember to shop local and support our independent businesses wherever you can. ­That’s it ‘til April�. Paul.

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What’s On

What’s On Mon 24 Feb

Brampton Living History Group: 'Queen Mary's Dolls’ House'. A talk by Marjorie Dunn. Held in St. Thomas' Church Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road at 7.30pm. Admission Charge £2. ALL WELCOME.

Fri 28 Feb

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

Sat 1 Mar

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

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.

Wed 4 Mar

Pancake Day Races on Old Rd. These take place in the drive of The Gospel Mission Congregational Church (nr Serpent Motors) and begin at 7.00pm. Entry free. Just bring your own pan, turn up by 6.45pm and register in the church. All ages welcome. Pancakes and Shrovetide Quiz in the church afterwards.

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

Mr. B The Gentleman Rhymer @ Maison Mes Amis. See advert opposite.

Fri 7 Mar

Women’s World Day of Prayer: Storrs Road Methodist Church (Upper Moor Street, Off Storrs Road, Brampton) is hosting one of the Women’s World Day of Prayer services at 10.30 am. The theme is 'Streams in the Desert' and has been prepared by the Christian women of Egypt.  Both men and women are welcome to come along.

Sun 9 Mar

Big Band Brunch: Swing into Spring with the Colin Yates Big Band at Chesterfield Jazz Club, Club Chesterfield, Chester Street, S40 1DL. Tickets £7.50 (£3 under 12s) includes tea, coffee and Sunday papers. Brunch cobs £2.50 each. Doors open 11:30am, food and music midday to 2pm. www. for tickets or Chesterfield Tourist Information Centre.

Tue 11 Mar S40 Local Copy Deadline (April Edition). Last chance to submit adverts, articles, what's on listings and classifieds for the April edition of S40 Local contact Tue 11 Mar Holymoorside Neighbourhood Watch Meeting to be held in the Holymoorside United Reformed Church Meeting room at 7:30pm. All welcome. Tue 11 Mar Holymoorside Film: “Joyeux Noel” WW1 drama based on real events known as the Christmas Truce of 1914 Cert 12A. Starts at 8pm. Holymoorside Village Hall. Contact Ann/Carole on 01246 567118/861997 Tue 11 Mar The Past: Chesterfield Entrepreneurs. An illustrated talk by David Howes. Eyre Chapel. 7:30pm. Chesterfield & District Civic Society: Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information. Wed 12 Mar

Something Fishy: Ginny Davis performs “Something Fishy” at Hollingwood Hub. All tickets £8. For further information or call 01246 477569.

Thu 13 Mar Chesterfield College Open Day. See advert on page 41. 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 50+ Inspired Open Meeting: 10am to 12:30pm. Chesterfield Town Hall - Council Chambers. Councillor Andy Botham, Deputy Cabinet Member - Jobs, Economy and Transport will be attending to discuss local transport. Page 4

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What’s On Fri 14 Mar

Table Tennis Tournament at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Rd. (nr Serpent Motors ). Entry fee £1. Refreshments on sale. Spectators welcome. Entries by Friday March 7th to . Please give name and contact number or e-mail address.

Sat 15 to The Fox & Goose Inn’s Wedding Open Weekend. See advert on page 27 for details. Sun 16 Mar Sat 15 Mar

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

17 to 22 Mar

Hasland Theatre: Stepping Out. A light-footed comedy by Richard Harris. With dancing! Tickets: £7.50 from the Theatre Box Office on 01246-272271.

Tue 18 Mar Life as a World War One Soldier. James Clark recreates the life of a soldier by wearing the uniform and describing the often harsh daily routine 100 years on. Chesterfield and District Civic Society. Eyre Chapel start at 7:30pm. Wed 19 Mar

Brampton and Walton Townswomen 10 am St Thomas' Suite, Chatsworth Road. AGM followed by our speaker: Simon Davidson of R P Davidson, our local Chesterfield Cheese Factor and cheese producer at the Hartington Creamery. We are a friendly group and make new members welcome - come and visit before joining. For more details call 01246 233179 or email

Thu 20 Mar Blanc's Charity Fashion Show: In aid of Ashgate Hospice with a Ladies Luncheon at Nonna's Chesterfield. A great opportunity to see the latest Spring Summer '14 collections exclusively available to Blanc. Including Italian, French and not forgetting made in the U.K labels. Starts at 12 noon at Nonna's with a welcome glass of Prosecco whilst watching the Fashion show followed at 1pm by luncheon with a two course menu priced at £15. Seats are limited. Tickets just £2 from Blanc on 01246 767454. All proceeds of ticket sales for Ashgate Hospice. Thu 20 Mar Ben Holder at Chesterfield Jazz Club, Club Chesterfield, 8.30pm (Doors Admission: £7.50 online, £9 on door, £5 under 18s from or Tourist Information Centre. Thu 20 Mar All members of Brampton churches who belong to Christian Education: Chesterfield are invited to the Annual General Meeting at 7.30pm in Rose Hill United Reformed Church. For more details please see CEC website: Fri 21 Mar

Parkinson's U K Chesterfield & District Branch: Derbyshire Carer's Association. St Johns church centre, 2pm to 4:30pm.

Fri 21 Mar

WoW (Worship on Weekdays) ‘A Drop of Faith’ at Storrs Road Methodist Church at 7:45pm. A popular contemporary café  style evening with the worship Group. Join us for refreshments from 7:30pm.

Fri 21 Mar

HOLYMOORSIDE HISTORY SOCIETY: Holymoorside Village Hall. 7:30pm. D42 Glynn Waite: THE MATLOCK TRAM SYSTEM. £1.50 including refreshments.

Sat 22 Fri

Hunloke Adult Education Centre: Jewellery Making: Experimenting with Re-Cycled Materials 10am to 3pm - £30. Art: Intro to Drypoint Engraving & Printing 10am to 3pm - £35. Pilates: Back Care 10 to 11:30am - £7. Art: Intro to Portrait Photography 10am to 3pm - £35. Contact Hunloke Adult Education Centre, Chesterfield S40 2TF on 01246 201687 to book a place.

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What’s On Fri 28 Mar

Holymoorside Film: “Private Peaceful” A moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo’s novel of two brothers reunited on the battlefields of Flanders. Beautifully acted by a great cast. Cert 12. Starts at 7:30pm. Holymoorside Village Hall. Contact Ann/Carole on 01246 567118/861997 www.

Sat 29 Mar

Brampton Community Band Spring Ceilidh, 7:30pm at Loundsley Green Community Centre. Tickets: £7.50/£5 unwaged, including children, from: Created Gallery, 420 Chatsworth Road. Call 01246 236805. email:; Price includes Pie & Pea Supper. BYOB.

Sat 29 Mar

‘A Transport of Delight’ Helen Mort - Derbyshire Poet Laureate takes us on an inspirational journey of poetry with music by Katy Strudwick & Nichola Dinnigan (flute/guitar). Holymoorside and Walton Arts Festival event. 7:30pm Holymoorside Village Hall. Tickets £7.50 from Ann/Carole 01246 567118/861997 www.

Sat 29 Mar

Young Embroiderers Group Guild meet four times a year for exciting textile workshops. The meetings are from 10am to 3pm with a lunch break midway. Children from age 5 upwards are welcome. See more details on Visitors welcome. Come and give us a try.

Sun 30 Mar Mothering Sunday Family Service at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Road. at 10:45am. The all age event will be planned and led by The Church Youth Group and there will be gifts for all the ladies present. Refreshments will be served after the Service. Mon 31 Mar

Brampton Living History Group: 'Packhorses and Carriages.' A talk by Caroline Dale Leach. Held in St. Thomas' Church Parish Centre, Chatsworth Road at 7.30pm. Admission Charge £2. ALL WELCOME.

Tue 1 Apr

Chesterfield And District Family History Society: In search of my mother. Talk with Mike Gildersleve. Meetings 7:30pm at St. Hugh's Roman Catholic Church, Littlemoor S41 8PQ. For details call 01246 274 535.

Wed 2 Apr

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

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What’s On Thu 3 Apr

Brampton Community Band Taster Session at 7:30pm at the Friends' Meeting House on Ashgate Road. We are looking for new members. If you can play an instrument but have not played folk dance music, why not come along to one of our Taster Sessions? 

Fri 4 Apr

Messy Church ‘Our Caring God’  An informal fun afternoon of craft, games, music, worship time and a light meal together at Storrs Road Methodist Church Centre for all ages. Come and join us from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.  Please book by Friday 28 March to assist catering. Email: or call 01246 274021.

Fri 4 Apr

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

Sat 5 Apr

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

Sat 5 Apr

Terminus Bowling Club: Public Open Day at the Club on Chatsworth Road (opposite Brookfield School). 11am to 4pm. Come and have a bowl. New members welcome.

Sat 5 Apr

Holymoorside Horticultural Society Open Spring Show (Daffodils, Narcissi, Tulips, flowering bulbs, spring flowers, pot plants, floral art, homecrafts and childrens section). Holymoorside Village Hall & open to the public 2:30pm to 4:30pm. Staging 10am to 1pm.

Sat 5 Apr

Hunloke Adult Education Centre: Create a Vintage Look Using Flowers with Craft 10am to 2:30pm - £30. Contact Hunloke Adult Education Centre, Chesterfield S40 2TF on 01246 201687 to book a place.

Sat 5 Apr

North Midland Alpine Show at Brookfield School. Doors open midday to 3:30pm. Entrance £2. Plants on show bench and Nursery Stalls from round the country, light refreshments available.

Sun 6th April

Wendy's Wooftie Walk. This well loved local event returns this year on 6th April. The walk has raised invaluable funds for Helen's Trust, a local charity which enables people of any age with any terminal illness to remain at home throughout their illness. Entry and sponsorship forms are available on our website www.

Tue 8 Apr

S40 Local Copy Deadline (May Edition): Last chance to submit adverts, articles, what's on listings and classifieds for the May edition of S40 Local contact

Tue 8 Apr

Unveiling the Market Hall Blue Plaque. Chesterfield Market Hall. 6pm. Chesterfield & District Civic Society: Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information.

Tue 8 Apr

The Present: Your Chesterfield – how YOU can make the difference. Come along and find out about the Planning process, and what you can do to have your say. Find out how the quality of major projects can be improved by Design Reviews, and how you can get your voice heard through the consultation process. Chesterfield Market Hall. 7pm. (Opens 6.30pm). Chesterfield & District Civic Society: Contact Yvonne Williamson (01246) 566509 for more information.

Th 10 Apr

Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild. 7pm in the Winding Wheel.  Speaker:  Michael Gildersleve, ‘In Search of my Mother”    For more details contact the Secretary 01246 455110.

Th 10 Apr

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.

Fri 11 Apr

Tideswell Male Voice Choir. St John’s centre. Starts at 7:30pm. Tickets cost £10 (including refreshments) and are available from Anne Thompson on 01246 566448 or Beryl Jackson on 01629 640442.

Please check before attending any event as S40 local cannot be held responsible for any errors in the listings.

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What’s On

Pomegranate Theatre 24 Feb - 1 Mar 3 Mar 4 - 5 Mar 6 - 9 Mar 12 Mar 12 - 22 Mar 17 Mar 18 Mar 19 Mar 22 Mar 23 Mar 25 - 27 Mar 29 Mar 31 Mar 2 Apr 3 Apr 4 Apr 5 apr 7 Apr 8 Apr 9 Apr

The Mouse Trap Sally Doherty Dare to Dance The Gruffalo: Live on Stage Ladies in Retirement Bananas in Pyjamas Moscow Ballet - Giselle Hedda Gabler Othello Emily: The Making of a Militant Suffragette Julie Madly Deeply Grease Kidnapped Essence of Ireland The Only Way is Downton Honor Blackman Voice of the Heart: Karen Carpenter The Sleeping Beauty & Got to Dance Jazz: Djangonauts Kissing Sid James Mike McGear McCartney

FILMS: @ the theatre 10 Mar Gravity

28 Mar Sunshine on Leith 20 Mar Alan Partridge 1 Apr Behind the Candelabra

All 7:30pm at the Pomegranate

Please check with box office for times. Please check before attending any event as S40 local cannot be held responsible for any errors in the listings.

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Winding Wheel 26 Feb 28 Feb 1 Mar 5 Mar 6 Mar 8 Mar 8 Mar 12 Mar 14 Mar 15 Mar 19 Mar 20 Mar 21 Mar 23 Mar 26 Mar 27 Mar 27 Mar 28 Mar 29 Mar 1 Apr 2 Apr 4 Apr 5 Apr 6 Apr 9 Apr 10 Apr 11 Apr 13 Apr

Lady Arabella Stuart: The Queen that Never Was Rock Island Line The Elvis Years 1954 - 1977 Montserrat: Reclaiming Paradise Syd Lawrence Orchestra: The Music of James Bond Born in ‘84 Saturday Night Ballroom Dancing Bird Life through 40 Pennine Years The Magic of the Beatles Oasis UK: The Tribute Show A Taste of Cornwall The Barron Knights The All New Chicago Blues Brothers Revue Wedding Fayre Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda The Searchers Spotlight Comedy Club Gervase Phinn The ELO Experience Omid Djalili Live Charlie Landsborough Sally Morgan Northern Soul & Mowtown Night The Final Curtain The Fureys & Davey Arthur Gerry Cross the Mersey Paul Carrack Billy Pearce

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Photographer Wins Top Prizes

Words Chesterfield Photographic Society and Pictures by Steve Williams Chesterfield Photographic Society member Steve Williams has been awarded the Best In Exhibition prize at the 2014 NEMPF (North & East Midlands Photographic Federation) awards. Steve picked up the Henson Shield for his stunning shot of a Kingfisher emerging from the water with its prey. It was judged to be the best nature image and overall best image from over 2,000 entries. Steve had further success with a picture of a pair of Little Owls, winning a certificate of merit. Four Chesterfield Photographic Society members had nine entries accepted into the

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prestigious exhibition which highlights the top images from the regional camera clubs. The exhibition took place at Durban House, Eastwood and Steve recently presented his work with hints and tips for great nature photography at Chesterfield Library. If you are interested in photography the Chesterfield photographic society meet every Thursday at the central Chesterfield Library. Contact Brian Davis on 01246 275 433 for more information.

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Celebrates Three Decades in Chesterfield Words by Paul Chapman Imperial Windows, founded, owned and managed by Garry Hodgson, is celebrating 30 years of their personal, friendly and successful business. Garry lives in Somersall with his wife and daughter, who owns JJ Florists, above the Imperial Windows showroom, at 3 Old Road the junction with Chatsworth Road. Over the past three decades the name Imperial Windows has become synonymous with quality, professionalism and personal service. Garry prides himself on providing an excellent, customer-orientated service supplying windows, doors, conservatories, soffits and fascias. Garry is joiner by trade and as so, he’s a perfectionist, today he oversees every element of the job from initial design to completion of installation and offers his personal guarantee of satisfaction with every job. “I believe that a great job coupled with a professional caring service are the two key ingredients for running a successful business” Garry explained. Imperials windows have a wide range of products on offer using Rehau’s quality window and door products, Planitherm energy saving glass, Solidor composite doors and Rocal doors and panels manufactured in the UK, to name just a few, Garry is committed to sourcing and using the best products. “With this approach to business, things have gone from strength to strength with an ever-growing band of satisfied customers. Word of mouth is the biggest asset with much of the work coming through recommendation” says Garry. “I am happy to spend as much time as it takes with each customer to advise on which windows would best match their property and guide them through the choices” he explains. “With people looking for extra living space these days, conservatories are a great option and can really enhance your property. With a

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wide range available, we can recommend and design solutions that work” says Garry. “Our showroom on Old Road showcases external doors, french doors, windows and we have samples from all our uPVC, composite and hardwood ranges. It’s a better way to select your products than viewing on a website, I think this really helps customers make the right choice and gives people confidence in the products we have on offer. I’m not at the showroom for standard opening hours as I’m out and about surveying and keeping an eye on jobs but if you give me a call I’m more than happy to call in at your home and then meet in the showroom to help you select the right products.” If you are in the market for windows, doors, conservatories, soffits or fascias give Garry a call to see how he can help.

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Marathon On Sunday 14th September 2014 over 1,000 athletes and runners will be pounding the streets of Chesterfield and raising money for Kids ‘n’ Cancer UK in the Chesterfield and Derbyshire Marathon. The idea of covering these sorts of distances (the equivalent of Chesterfield to Glossop in a straight line!) might seem a bit daunting, but to many it’s one of life’s challenges. The event provides four different race options, the full marathon at 26 miles and 385 yards, the half marathon, a team relay event unique to the Chesterfield Marathon which enables a team of 4 people to enter and run the race in relay – runner 1 taking on 4.7 miles, runner 2 follows with 3.43 miles of the course, runner 3 has the longest stint at 9.51 and runner 4 does a slightly shorter but apparently tougher 8.56 miles PLUS a fun run. John Hanc, running writer is quoted as stating “I’ve learned that finishing a marathon isn’t just an athletic achievement. It’s a state of mind; a state of mind that says anything is possible.” So if you want to join in, and don’t have the state of mind for full marathon, there’s something for everyone and there are still spaces available. The UK boasts marathons from over 500 locations, so Chesterfield is up against some stiff competition, but as Mike Hyman, founder of Kids ‘n’ Cancer UK, puts it “it would be difficult to find a prettier or more appealing UK venue than the stunning and historic market town of Chesterfield, graced with appealing architecture and pretty buildings, cobbled streets, one of Europe’s largest famous aspects, the Crooked Spire”. “It’s not the first Chesterfield marathon, however the last full one was over 20 years ago in 1990, and I’m keen to put Chesterfield

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and Derbyshire back on the athletics map” says Mike. “We hope it will be an event to be proud of and attract up to 10,000 people into our town on the day. As well as the races, there’s a funfair, live bands, market stalls, food & beer tents all planned in Queen’s Park concluding what should be a fantastic day with fireworks.” The organisation on the day will involve 300 people supporting the runners, managing the roads and stewards looking after the whole event. The route starts in Queen’s Park, round town past the Crooked Spire, down to Hornsbridge Roundabout and along the A617 up to Temple Normanton, this being the first time the road has been closed for runners, before returning to finish in Queen’s Park. If you want to help they are looking for volunteers on the day. “Chesterfield Borough Council has been terrifically supportive “ comments Mike.
“We have a seven hour completion target for all runners, so the impact on roads will be significant so it is great to have their backing. “We’re still looking for sponsors, a number of local businesses are already involved in the day and evening events from holding stalls to providing services. We do have space for more businesses to show their support so if you can, it would be great to hear from you.” The event is being organised by the fundraising team at Kids ‘n’ Cancer UK, a Chesterfield based charity, whose patrons include Rick Wakeman, Bobby Davro, Mick Miller and Miki Travis, they offer support to children and families across the country. “Our target for the first marathon is quite realistic, we want to provide a fully funded bus to get local cancer sufferers to Weston Park, Sheffield. Being able to operate the bus,

free of charge, will enable us to get patients to treatment. We’re also hoping the event will help raise awareness of the charity and the issues faced by families. The thing about cancer is, it has no selection criteria. It can affect anyone and although we’d like to think it won’t, it could be someone reading this, who has a child that may benefit from our fundraising activities” says Mike. Mike & June Hyman founded Kids ‘n’ Cancer UK in 2010. “I chaired an appeal to raise funds
for a 13 year old boy with prostate cancer, whose mother had appealed for help to raise the funds to get him to the University of Florida Proton Therapy Institute (UFPTI) in Jacksonville Florida for proton therapy” explains Mike. “Unfortunately he became too ill to travel and on the advice of his Oncologist he received radiotherapy in
this country instead. Having been involved in raising funds in the past (mainly brain tumour cases) I soon realised that no charity covers this unique situation and families are left with no support if funding gets rejected, every child deserves the chance to benefit from the best available treatment for their tumour. “Seeing the heartbreak and stress that families go through has made us determined to do all in our power to ensure this situation does not happen again. Hence, KIDS ’N’ CANCER UK was born.” Kids ‘n’ Cancer UK helps fly patients and their families out to the States for a type of radiation treatment called proton beam therapy which is not available in the UK. The proton therapy creates a pinpoint beam that targets the tumour without any harmful radiation exiting from the body which happens with conventional radiotherapy (photons). The team at Kids ‘n’ cancer UK help to

“I’ve learned that finishing a marathon isn’t just an athletic achievement. It’s a state of mind; a state of mind that says anything is possible.” John Hanc, running writer support the family in many different ways on their epic and challenging journeys to the United States. This includes providing, in some cases, a chaperone, living expenses and flights for other members of the family who are not covered under the program, this enable the families to stay together over the course of the three months in the USA. They are also campaigning to encourage changes in government policy that will enable families to recover lost earnings when they have to take unpaid leave for treatment, after all this is a journey that they are forced to take which is not of their choosing. As I write, the event is seven months away, long enough to go from couch to marathon in 20 weeks so there is just time to get fit! We’ll be following the progress of Brampton Manor’s Jogging Club over the next few weeks to see how they’re progressing (see Lucy’s article on page 22). Kids ‘n’ cancer UK also has supporters that are willing to help with healthcare, fitness and nutrition. For further information contact Andrea Hooley Kids n Cancer UK on 07507 236407. If you do want to run or want to get involved, the event details can be found at www. where there is an online application form. Please mention S40 Local Page 23

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Can anyone run a marathon? Words by Lucy Shakespeare In theory, yes they can! You just need support and to follow a training guide. To avoid injury and get your fitness levels up it is ideal to get yourself fit enough to run a 10k before starting your marathon training plan. Trainer Lucy Shakespeare from Brampton Manor, shares valuable advice from training her clients and her own personal experience of running marathons.

Lucy’s Top Tips 1. It’s a marathon not a sprint: As a beginner runner it’s important to build up steadily. The best way to succeed is to follow a steady progressive plan. There are various different plans which will guide you towards finishing your marathon. Study them and choose the one that is the most realistic with regards to ‘training commitment’ and your current levels of running fitness. Don’t be tempted to load the miles too quickly or you’ll risk early injury, recovery just isn’t fun. 2. The right kit is essential: Sound like a great excuse to go shopping? Simple things like a technical running top and shorts/tights don’t have to cost the earth but they’ll really make a difference to your comfort. Running shoes however are worth investing in and taking a bit of time to find the right ones, most running shops will have a treadmill set up to assess your gate and assess your running style, all of this will help you find the right shoes, remember running shoes have roughly 300-500 miles in them... and don’t leave buying your new kit until the big day. Many have made this mistake, me included and chaffing for 26.1 miles is not fun. 3. It’s not just about running: The temptation is to spend all your time pounding the streets and getting the miles in but allow time for strength, flexibility and core work such as Pilates and yoga etc. This will help prevent injury and support the tasks we are asking the body to perform. We will be introducing running specific strength and core classes at Brampton Manor to support runners along their way. 4. Fuel your body: Fuelling your body is important particularly as the miles start to increase. Try to eat a small, easily digestible snack 1-2 hours before your run, snacks like a banana and bagel are good. Consuming snacks during the run, especially runs of 10 to 20+ miles, will help replenish stores and energy. The key to eating during the run is that anything you consume should be quick and easy to digest, such as fruits or energy gel/bars. After a run, your body is Page 24

begging for replenishment. It is mostly begging more carbohydrates to store as glycogen and for protein to help muscles recover. Can you believe a glass of chocolate milk is an easy way to replenish your body after a run? 5. Make it work for you: Remember your training plan is a guide to get you to the finish line, the sessions are not set in stone and can be moved around to fit your life, family and work commitments. Missing the odd run isn’t the end of the world! 6. Your not alone: Join Jog Derbyshire at Brampton Manor, for free. It’s a fun friendly jog club open to everyone. Running alone can be hard work, at Brampton Manor we have three organised runs per week catering for beginners and beyond. From May we will have an additional Sunday morning session to get you through those long runs. 7. Hitting the wall: This happens to pretty much every runner at some point. Marathon training takes a lot of mental and physical strength, many of us go through the ‘I’m never running again’ phase so remember you’re not alone in your thoughts, talk to other runners and try and remember why your doing it. 8. Reward yourself: Give your self little rewards throughout your training - arrange a lunch with your new running friends when you hit a goal distance, spoil yourself a little... whatever you choose it will feel good as you appreciate what you’re doing. 9. Running makes the world a brighter place: Whatever your reason for running, to lose weight, to make friends, to beat your time, to conquer stress or to blow off some steam, one thing’s for sure, if you make the effort to get out and run, you won’t regret it. 10. Now you’ve done it, what next? A huge sigh of relief, a huge pat on the back and a huge drink. It could be an emotional finish line, feel proud, shout it from the roof tops, most importantly keep up your new healthy way of life. You’ve achieved so, celebrate.

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Things don’t stand still for long on Chatsworth Road and someone who’s never accused of this is Victoria Holmes from Pooky Active. “I like to think of Pooky Active as a one-stop children’s shop” explains Victoria, “a place where you can buy clothing, footwear, toys, gifts, accessories, personalised gifts from local independent makers and even take advantage of a children’s hairdressing service.” In the main shop you’ll find the toys, clothing and footwear. The toys are typically traditional, mainly wooden and include everything from pocket money toys to pedal cars - with a good range of suitable presents for children’s parties. Pooky Active’s clothing range is casual, mainly from British suppliers based in Devon and Cornwall, outdoorsy and much of it organic. Alongside the UK brands is KoziKidz a Swedish manufacturer which is 100% waterproof clothing with reflective strips to make sure children can be seen. Footwear is also available including school shoes, casual shoes, Chipmunks funky footwear, wellies, and the ever popular Muckboots - essential at the moment. And, it doesn’t stop there, upstairs in the shop is a gallery and studio space. Once a month Victoria invites a children’s hairdresser to the shop, but this is no ordinary hairdressing experience - Victoria turns haircuts from a chore into a treat with cartoons on the TV whilst hair is trimmed and tidied. Pooky Active also plays host to parties in the studio for 10 under-five year olds or 12 overfives, offering ‘Glitz Parties’ for girls that like to sparkle, ‘Teddy Making Parties’, ‘Jewellery Parties’, ‘Peppa Pig Parties’ and ‘Pirate Parties’ - the packages can be fully tailored and can Page 30

include food. “The separate spaces are great, it means we can entertain the kids in the studio, whilst Mum or Dad relax with a tea or coffee in the gallery space” says Victoria. When not being a relaxing lounge for parents, the gallery is dedicated to displaying products from small local independent makers of children’s gifts, giving a shop window for their unique personalised gifts. Over the February half term Claire Stead of Bella Creations, whose products are on display in the gallery, will be holding sewing workshops and there will be a whole host of other workshops taking place during the Easter break together with a baby toddler photo competition organised by Lyn at Wings Photography. You may have spotted that since they opened two and a half years ago, Pooky has been moving around, they expanded into the property next door, when they opened Pooky Active, and more recently consolidated the toys and clothing into the new premises, to put everything back under one roof, whilst continuing to increase what’s on offer. If you can’t get down or prefer to shop from home, you can browse their products on their online shop, and use the free local delivery service at

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Hardwick Probus Club Words by Paul Chapman Every month, on the fourth Tuesday, at The Olde House pub on Loundlsey Green Road, the Hardwick Probus Club come together at 10 am. The ‘gentleman only clubs’ are based on a traditional Probus approach and are aimed at providing a friendship group and social occasion for retired businessmen, who might previously have had little time to meet people. The old membership criteria of being retired is less important, the emphasis being to meet like-minded people and enjoy fellowship. I recently met Paul Broadhead, Hardwick Probus Club Secretary, and George Masson at the Chesterfield Golf Club to learn about the clubs. Run by a voluntary committee, the £20 a year subs go towards the booking of a room, speaker fees and a little admin for the 40 members. Probus clubs exist worldwide, formerly as ‘gentleman’s clubs’ but with recent changes seeing more mixed or separate ladies clubs emerging. I was surprised to learn that there are six Probus clubs in Chesterfield alone, alongside the Hardwick club, there are also Cavendish, Chesterfield and Scarsdale for gentlemen and Eastwood and Nightingale for the ladies. Hardwick Probus Club was the fourth launched by the Chesterfield Rotary Club in 1982, as a consequence of people having to wait to join other Chesterfield Probus clubs due to their popularity and success. The format for the sessions is fairly informal, “the main reason for the clubs is fellowship, at our meetings we have a tea or coffee and a quick chat, then a guest speaker gives us a talk about an interesting topic. The next meeting on 25 March we have Stephen Flinders who will be giving us a talk on ‘Stanton, The Iron Dale’ from 1840” says Paul.

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“On 22 April David Templeman will be talking about Sheffield, during the Tudor and Stuart eras. We have occasional trips out to local places of interest and an annual chairman’s outing, but we are looking for new members to get involved and bring new ideas and inspiration” explains Paul. As Ron Presswood clearly explains in his History of Hardwick Probus Club, “Sadly, clubs of this type can easily fall into decline, since by its very nature it will inevitably have a high turnover‘, as a result the Hardwick club is keen to recruit new members.” So, if you think this style of fellowship group would be interesting and you would like to get involved, please get in touch with Paul Broadhead on 07912 258674 or email him on to find out more. History The Probus Organisation, is an offshoot of the Rotary Club movement and was formed in the United Kingdom in 1965. In 1965 Fred Carnill, a member of the Welwyn Garden City Rotary Club, met with other retired friends for morning coffee, mostly with professional and business backgrounds. It was May 1966 before a Committee was formed with Harold Blanchard as Chairman, who is seen as one of the ‘Father Figures’ of Probus along with James Raper. The name Probus was suggested by a member who took the first three letters from PROfessional and BUSiness. It had the advantage that is was a Latin word from which Probity was derived. The Probus Club met with success and new clubs were founded.

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“I only began sewing in 2010, completing basic sewing courses and then going on to more advanced techniques such as appliqué and freemachine embroidery. I had always believed that I couldn’t sew, mainly thanks to being told this by my textile tutor at secondary school! I soon discovered a love for free-machine embroidery (described by Kirsty Allsopp as ‘the crack cocaine of the crafting world!’ and I have to agree!). Free-machine embroidery is basically drawing with your sewing machine – either freehand or by sewing over images. I began making purses and cushions and embellishing them with appliqué and embroidery, but it was only when a friend asked me if I could embroider a bird onto a piece of fabric so that she could frame it that I realised the potential of what I was doing. I mainly take my inspiration from Mother Nature and my work often features birds, butterflies, bees and other fauna and flora. I am very excited to be able to exhibit my work at Straightcurves in Chesterfield – Karen (the owner) is amazing and makes me breathless just hearing what she is up to! Work at the exhibition will be available to buy, but I am also happy to take orders for commissions if you would like something specific.” Sarah Sewell is a Mapperley based textile artist who creates beautiful framed pictures using just a simple sewing machine.

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Business News Maison Mes Amis Book Club

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The first Monday of the month is the time to be at Maison Mes Amis for their book club.

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Review the title of the month and then discuss your thoughts in a comfortable atmosphere with like minded people. First Monday of the month 7pm onwards contact Maison Mes Amis on 01246 768789 for details and titles.

Sehati Health & Wellbeing Changes As of April 1st, Sheila will be semi-retiring and will be working only 2 days a week. The premises are being taken over by her colleague Denise Nosrati and will become Chesterfield Hypnotherapy Centre. Denise will be expanding the business, offering courses and workshops on a range of subjects as well as her usual disciplines of hypnotherapy and reiki training/treatments. Appointments will be available with Sheila by calling 01246 826299 or 07729 733 931. All other enquiries to Denise on 07983 352343.

Claire previously owned a business on Heaton Street and has worked in various salons around Chesterfield. Claire has 25 years experience and is able to offer a wide range of hairdressing services to all ages including colours, perms, cuts, blow dries, setting for older clients and the young including prom and wedding hair and Indian Head Massage. Please call (advert on page 20) or see Facebook page ‘ClairesFreelanceHairdressing’ for further information.

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Business News Peak Edge Hotel at the Red Lion Gastro Pub Of The Year Third Year Running The Peak Edge Hotel has been rewarded at the Derbyshire Food & Drink Awards with the Gastro Pub of the Year title, for the third year running at an awards dinner on Thursday 23 January at the Proact Stadium. Joint owners Jo and Damian Dugdale commented, “We have a great team at The Peak Edge Hotel at the Red Lion and are thrilled to be winners for a third year running. Thank you to everyone involved.”

Blanc Charity Fashion Show Join the team at Blanc on Thursday 20 March for their fashion show, and a Ladies Luncheon at Nonna’s Chesterfield in aid of Ashgate Hospice. It’s a great opportunity to see the latest Spring Summer ‘14 collections, exclusively available to Blanc, including Italian, French and not forgetting made in the U.K. labels. Blanc will be showcasing this seasons must haves in casual wear, evening wear and Mother of the Bride. Starting at Nonna’s from 12 noon with a welcome glass of Prosecco whilst watching the Fashion show, followed by luncheon around 1pm in the restaurant, with choices from a two course menu priced at £15. Seats are limited. To purchase your ticket (price £2) please call Blanc on 01246 767454, the proceeds of all ticket sales will go to Ashgate Hospice.

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Julie Drury, hairdresser and photographer, has returned to Chatsworth Road and taken space above The Barber Shop, 65 Chatsworth Road, Brampton. From her new base she will be providing special occasion hairdressing, Proms, Weddings, Birthdays and other events, as well as photography shoots, makeover/ photoshoots and childrens’ parties. Julie has a wide range of services on offer and from her new base is able to tailor a package to suit. See her business card on page 70 for contact details.

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Moorland Natural Therapy Centre A year on…

Set on the beautiful Stonedge, just past the Peak Edge Hotel on the Darley Road, you’ll find Highfield House Farm Shop and Tea Rooms. Matthew Prince runs the family business, which opened as a farm shop in 1996, and has recently expanded to open a new Tea Room.

Ellena and Robin Outram have been studying hard to keep up with the latest Osteopathy research, methods and techniques. “Robin has enhanced his skills with ‘grumpy babies’, visceral osteopathy (stomach problems and IBS) and acupuncture to help with headaches” says Ellena. “Word is spreading of the benefits of HypnoBirthing, thanks to our work with lovely babies and toddlers, support of local midwives and the recent press coverage regarding Kate Middleton and the type of birth she may or indeed may not have had. It’s very rewarding to see scared and frightened parents-tobe, become happy, excited, relaxed and reassured about birth and meeting their child, by the end of the course.”

The tea room is open from 9am Monday to Saturday and 10am on Sunday “It’s a great place to meet up for a day out in the Peak District or just to enjoy a hearty breakfast” says Matt, “we serve a full English breakfast until 11:30am each day, using locally sourced produce from our own butchery and have a full range of light lunches and afternoon teas available”. “Our customers come to stock up on meat, veg and products from the shop and can now stay and enjoy a meal or a cuppa in the tea room, with great views and products that are all local. Some you can even see growing up on the fields around the farm “ adds Matt.

Brampton Brewery Loyalty Card! If you like a pint you can now be rewarded for it - result! Brampton Brewery has launched a new promotional loyalty card in The Rose & Crown and Tramway Tavern. Each time you enjoy a pint of your favourite Brampton Ale in either pub you can ask for a stamp on your loyalty card. Once you’ve collected eight stamps (four from each pub) you can then exchange your completed card for a free pint of Brampton Ale in either the Rose or Tramway Tavern. The Loyalty Card scheme started on Monday 10 February, so next time you are in either Pub, don’t forget to pick up your card and start collecting.

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“Our hypnotherapy client base is growing and people have reported that it has made a big difference to their lives. Ellena recently qualified in the Fertile Body Method (www., hypnotherapy cannot, obviously, get somebody pregnant, however, it is very effective in helping to support with any stress, anxiety or pressure. Did you know the hypothalamus gland regulates both our reproductive hormones and stress hormones, so if we are under stress or pressure we are unable to release the ‘correct’ amount of hormones which can negatively affect conception and that’s where we can help. We also work with people who have suffered miscarriages or chosen to terminate a pregnancy to help come to terms with personal situations and even provide help with health issues surrounding reproductive organs (both male and female) and regulating the menstrual cycle.“ “Sometimes, with great sadness, couples are unable to conceive and need emotional support through other parenting routes or to see a future without children, Ellena has used hypnotherapy methods with some local couples and the feedback has been really positive.” “Please take a look at our website www. or give them a call on 01246 768140 to have an informal chat or to book an appointment (daytime, evening or weekend).” “Thank you to the S40 readership for your continued support of our small family run clinic.”


Full English Breakfast ‘til 11:30am

Light Lunches Cream Teas 12 Varieties of tea available We use all our own produce, milk and cream from Tupton. Our meats are sourced from fields all within 5 miles of the shop.

Tea Room Opening Times:

Mon-Sat: 9am ‘til 4pm Sun: 10am ’til 4pm

Farm Shop Opening Times: Mon-Sat: 8am ‘til 5pm Sun 10am ’til 4pm

Our .............. Tea Room serves: Tea & Coffee Cream Tea Cooked breakfast Jacket potatoes Filled rolls or sandwiches Panninis & Quiche

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Linacre Words Val Woollven and Pictures by Graham Woollven

Many S40 residents will have enjoyed walks round the three reservoirs at Linacre. Thanks to the management of Severn Trent Water, the £1 parking fee gives two hours access to the reservoirs with well maintained paths and duckboards, information posts, glimpses of wildlife and beautiful view points. In the recent wet and windy weather, the reservoirs have been a refuge for those who crave fresh air and can stretch their legs in sheltered woodlands and on relatively mud free paths. An information board by the middle reservoir tells you that the building of the first reservoir (the lower one, holding 140.9 million litres of water) was agreed in 1855 by Act of Parliament. All new reservoirs are subject to an Act of Parliament. The upper reservoir holding 575 million litres was approved by the 1885 Act and the middle one, holding 410.9 million litres, followed in 1904. The reservoirs supplied 70,000 customers at that time. A sand and chlorination filtration plant was added in 1909 after complaints about the smell and taste of the water. A quote at the time informs us that the poor people used the water for soup, the middle classes bathed in it and the rich people watered their gardens with it! The town of Chesterfield and its surrounding area has grown so much that it is now supplied by other Derbyshire water sources. What and who was there before the reservoirs - fields, woodland, farms and a brook? The name Linacre is Anglo-Saxon origin: in Anglo Saxon times people were either named after the place where they lived, their profession or their appearance. ‘Linacre’ describes an area of ground (acer) used for flax growing (lin) so presumably flax was grown as a crop here at some point in history. The founder of the Linacre line was Lamberte de Linacre (or Lynacre), date unknown. The name Linacre appears in the Domesday Book. Burkes Armoury in 1841 records that over twenty generations of Linacres had lived in Linacre Hall near Chesterfield in Derbyshire. Thomas Linacre (1460 – 1524) built Linacre Hall on land which is now occupied by the picnic area

and car park at Linacre Reservoirs. Thomas was born at Brampton: his memorial plaque in the Parish Church at Old Brampton records: ‘To him was chiefly due the revival of classical learning in this country’. Scholar, physician and priest, Thomas Linacre was renowned for his academic achievement and excellence which elevated him to a prominent position in the society of the day. He was a Fellow of All Souls College Oxford, founder and First President of the Royal College of Physicians and Tutor to both Erasmus (who in turn was Tutor to King Henry VIII) and Sir Thomas More. He was the founder of Linacre College in Oxford: their website records him as having been born in Canterbury (he actually received his early education at Canterbury Cathedral School). There is record of a James Lynacre of Lynacre Hall in Derbyshire giving £25 to the Armada Fund in 1588. The Linacre line died out by 1600 and there seems to be a gap from then on in terms of information about Linacre Hall. White’s Directory of Derbyshire states that by 1857 Lineacre Hall was a farm house and a very ancient building. The Derbyshire Times of December 9th 1938 explains that the farm lately occupied by Mr John Riggot was the site of Linacre Hall. The hall was demolished at some point between these dates and the land was later flooded to make a reservoir. The Chesterfield Water Works and Gas Light Co supplied many villages with water from the works situated at Linacre Wood. The Chesterfield Waterworks and Gaslight Company was formed by Act of Parliament in 1825 and gas was first supplied to Chesterfield in 1826. It later became the Chesterfield, Bolsover and Clowne Water Board. There is no flax to be seen there now but a visit to Linacre Reservoirs will give a view of tufted ducks, great crested grebes and coots as well as a magnificent display of bluebells in spring. Well worth a visit. Please mention S40 Local Page 47


Chesterfield Triathlon Club Words by Brian Furness Triathlon is one of the fastest growing sports in the country and it’s not difficult to see why. As well as giving you three great sports in one, triathlons give you a fantastic workout and a huge, addictive, sense of achievement. Today the sport of triathlon is growing rapidly and Great Britain is the world leader with Non Stanford, Jodie Stimpson, Alistair and Jonathon Brownlee all in the top positions on the World Rankings List and the World championships - coupled with Alistair and Jonathon Brownlee’s Gold and Bronze medals in the London Olympic Games, the sport has seen an upsurge in interest. Triathlons consist of three sports, swimming, biking, and running in immediate succession over various distances, competing for fastest overall course completion time, including timed “transitions” between the individual swim, cycle, and run components.  There are literally thousands of races held every year across the globe, with triathlon clubs in almost every major city and now we have one right here in Chesterfield. The new Chesterfield club welcomes everyone all ages, from 14 years to senior citizens and all levels of fitness and experience from beginners, novices to the elite triathlete. Perhaps you just want to lose weight, you may never have cycled or run or perhaps you’d like to improve your swimming stroke - our teachers and coaches are qualified to help you shape up.

running, pool swimming, group bike rides and coached bike rides (circuits), winter cycle turbo training, spinning classes, nutrition and healthy living classes. Our Winter Programme which runs from November to March has events most nights of the week run from Queen’s Park and our Spring / Summer training programme, which runs from April to October, has sessions at Queens Park, as well as outdoor activities. For those who want to practice events the Spring / Summer programme includes running, cycling and open swimming sessions at Barton Marina, Burton on Trent. The club has four very experienced triathlon coaches, Head Coach, Brian Furness (BTF/ ASA/BSCA qualified coach) and his Assistant Coaches, Richard North and Ian Richardson (BTF Level 1 qualified coaches). We aim to develop community sport in Chesterfield and Derbyshire and are applying for cash funding from Sport England. We are also looking for sponsorship from local businesses and organisations, if you are interested in helping us to grow the club it would be great to hear from you, please contact Brian on 01246 238361. Challenge yourself and come and join a fun and friendly group of members who enjoy working out and a monthly social get together. Annual Membership Fee: Adults £30, Under 18s £20 (No binding contracts).

The club runs triathlon coach-led sessions in the various disciplines throughout the week

Chesterfield Triathlon Club Open for everyone Ages from 14 to Senior citizens All levels of fitness

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Java CoffeeLocal, Company Friendly, Quality It’s all happening at Java’s! New Cuppanatter Club Meet new friends for the price of a cuppa (natter free - cake optional) at Java from 10am on the second Wednesday of every month.

Java Sunday Supplement Our Sunday afternoon concerts are proving very popular, Judy Dunlop delighted us in January with her own brand of folk singing. Two treats in store for you in the spring season: 30 March - Rosie Brown, a highly acclaimed Jazz singer from Sheffield will be singing sunny Brazilian bossa nova and sultry sunny jazz numbers to take us from Spring into Summer. “Beautiful singer of a rare stamp” - Manchester city life. Come to be soothed and uplifted. Accompanied by Jez Matthews on piano. Tickets £12 including refreshments which will be of a Brazilian flavour. 25 May from 5pm we are thrilled to welcome back “Eclectic Mix” a group of young, fresh talented musicians performing their own mix of jazz, folk, ballads and songs from the shows, a truly “Eclectic Mix”. See them play at Java and they’ll have you coming back for more. The tickets for this concert will be £10 including refreshments.

Saturday Afternoons We provide live music most Saturday afternoons, free of charge for your enjoyment. Our resident artist Becky Barnett sings a selection of gentle ballads in beautiful pure tones accompanied by the guitar.

The Saturday afternoon spot is open to anyone who wants to sing/play in a cafe environment (food and drink provided), so if you’re a budding singer or musician and would like a space to perform, give us a call or pop in and see us.

Meeting Space Thinking of starting a group and need a space for meetings, we can offer the venue for up to 20 people - at no charge.

Outside Catering We can also provide outside catering for business meetings/ retirement dos/ parties etc for up to 50 people including delivery. See Jane for details. Java Coffee Company 8 Stephenson Place Chesterfield S40 IXL Call: 01246 274455

The Internet Cafe If you haven't visited Java coffee company yet, come and give us a try. We are a bit different from the usual coffee chains in town. Once they find us our customers come back for more! Use this voucher to get a coffee or tea for just a £1. Looking forward to seeing you at Java's where you'll get a good coffee and a warm welcome. Page 50

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Community News

Chesterfield Barbarians Cricket Club

Looking for Players & Sponsors Winter Training for the 2014 season is now in progress at Brookfield School. • Juniors (year 6 and below) - Sundays 2:30pm onwards • Juniors (years 7, 8, 9) - Sundays 4pm onwards • Seniors and older Juniors - Mondays 7:30pm • Girls Only - Thursdays 6:30pm We are always looking for new players. If you would like to join the club please come along to the training sessions or contact Jon Denby on 01246 271245 (seniors) or Alan Slack on 01246 274922 (juniors). You will be made very welcome. The club is also on the lookout for sponsors. If anyone would like to sponsor either one of our teams (£300 per season) or a matchball (£30 per match), please contact Jon Denby, email

Honey Belles Ladies Choir No experience necessary The Honey Belles started as an idea to get mums out of the house, including me, for one evening a week to do something they loved that didn’t involve children – something just for them. As I went to play groups and other children’s activities I spoke to mums who were more than interested, so I took a leap of faith and booked the Bassett Rooms for our first rehearsal.

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I called on an old work colleague who I hoped would jump at the chance to accompany an all female choir. He, of course, said yes. We had run a successful choir at the high school and college we both worked at and knew how great singing with an enthusiastic group could be. Our membership has grown since putting the Honey Belles on Facebook and Twitter and we now have our doors open to all women over the age of 18. Since January we have 20 members. Some have joined us with a musical background and some have joined us as they love to sing. We are creating a great 3 part harmony sound and strive to sing a varied program of music from Gaga to Lloyd Webber. Our first public performance with be at Ashover’s May Day carnival where we will also have a stall to promote the choir and hopefully find a few more voices to join our group. We also are in talks with choirs, churches and hotels that have shown interest in the Honey Belles performing for them. My aim is to work towards a big, winter concert to show off the choir and hopefully earn enough profit to go into a recording studio next year to lay down a few tracks. I want the choir to make memories that they can be proud of, as well as doing a few cool things along the way. If you want to get involved the choir meets Wednesdays from 7:45 to 9:30pm at the Bassett Rooms, Ashover. Kate Challinor-Moss is their Musical Director and can be contacted on 07890 095 683, via email, or facebook and twitter.






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Garden Tips

Garden Things Words by Colin Harrison March is when the gardening year really starts to get going, so there’s lots to do; keeping on top of it all is the key to success. The exceptionally wet and mild weather over winter may have caused some plants to start into growth early, but here are some of the jobs gardeners would normally expect to do in March: 1.

Plant out onion sets, shallots and early potatoes; once the foliage of the latter starts to show, be prepared to cover it if a frost is forecast. Some birds think the tips of onions and shallots are worms and pull them up; just push them back if this happens. Tightly stretching a few lines of black thread across the bed will help prevent this happening.


If the weather is such that the lawn starts to grow, and it’s dry enough, give it a cut with the blades set fairly high.


Most root vegetable seeds can be sown now, although some might appreciate covering with a cloche or horticultural fleece – check the instructions on the packet. Some hardy salads can also be sown, e.g. radish, rocket and lettuce.


Dig compost into the soil. If the wet weather persists try to avoid walking directly on the soil, which will compact it, but instead stand on a length of planking or something to spread your weight.


Weeds will start into growth, so try to prevent them getting a hold by regular weeding (but see above).


Sow sweet peas – you can use a length of guttering as a seed tray. Keep frost free.


Treat yourself and visit a garden centre to buy bulbs for summer colour, which can be planted straight away.


Cut back dogwoods, willows, elders and winter flowering jasmine; also hard prune buddleias if not done yet.


Dead head daffodils, letting the foliage die down naturally, then removing it when it starts to turn yellow. This is when the bulbs reserves of energy are restored, and it prepares for next year. Tying it up prevents this happening efficiently, and it doesn’t look particularly nice.

10. Most perennials will have started back into growth, so can be lifted and divided if necessary. If you have heavy soil try to improve the drainage when replanting, either by incorporating compost or grit.

Curleys Products design and manufacture various benches, seats, planters and wrought iron work each individually designed and built for the customer. We aim to produce long lasting quality products at competative prices to suit individual clients and their needs.

Wrought Iron Work Hand Rails • Benches Decking • Planters Visit our Showroom at the Britannia Inn

56 Old Hall Road, Brampton, Chesterfield, Derbyshire S40 1HD

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We are able to diagnose & fix your Laptop & PC Problems A SONY SPECIALIST * Free Estimates Given * * No Fix No Fee * 9am till 9pm Mon to Sun EGYTEC 3 Raneld Mount Walton Chesterfield S403RE

Help When You Need IT! Situated in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. Experience of providing support and repairs for a wide range of IT Equipment. You can bring your laptop or PC to our office or we can collect, fix and return it. If you are local to S40 we can arrange a home visit if preferred. We have a selection of used Laptops available and we carry a large stock of spare parts. Give us a call or email us with your make, model and problem and we will give you a price.

Phone: 01246 237465 Mobile: 07903224417 Website: Email:

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The Massage Space Spring into Spring with our 2 for 1 offer Soothe away the aches and stresses of Winter with a therapeutic massage. Right now, I am offering all new customers two massage treatments for ÂŁ40* Contact Jenny to book your massages.

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Regular Events

Regular Events Anytime Anytime Anytime Weekly Mon am (Term Time) Monday Monday Monday Monday (Term Time) Monday (Term Time) Monday Monday Monday 1st Monday 3rd Monday 3rd Monday Not Aug Tuesday Tuesday and Thursday 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. 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. Call on 01246 209433 or Jog Derbyshire Groups @Brampton Manor: All welcome. Mon 6 to 7pm, Wed 9:30 to 10:30am & Thurs 5 to 5:45pm. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit Tots Café at St Thomas' Centre 10am to Midday. An informal get together for parents/carers. Call 01246 279916 for info. Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info. Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Young at Heart (social afternoon) - all welcome. 1:30 to 3:30pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. William Rhodes Primary and Nursery School Community Choir: Monday 3:30 to 4:30pm, our choir is made up of children, staff, parents and the wider community. Enthusiasm is all you need. An ability to sing is an advantage but not compulsory! Come along and join in. Call 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. Adult volunteers are always welcome. Call: 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 www. Holymoorside Band Rehearsals: non-contesting brass band that plays a variety of concerts. We encourage all abilities - rehearsal every Monday and Friday 7:45 to 9:45pm at the United Reform Church, Holymoorside. Instruments are available. or 01246 566691/ 568745 Maison Mes Amis: Book Club. The first Monday of the month is the time to be at Maison Mes Amis for their book club. Review the title of the month and then discuss your thoughts in a comfortable atmosphere with like minded people. 7pm onwards contact Maison Mes Amis on 01246 768789 for details and titles. 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 0773 450 6492 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. 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: TimeOut a friendly community group now meeting every Tuesday afternoon 2 to 4pm at Storrs Road Methodist Church. Come along for a chat and a cuppa, play a few games, bring a craft, help complete a jigsaw, surf the internet etc. For details call: 01246 274021.  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.

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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.

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Regular Events Tuesday

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 207800 for further details or visit Tuesday 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 Tuesday 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. Tuesday Linedancing (Improvers): 3 to 4:15pm, Brampton Manor, Brampton. Members FREE, Non-Members £4.50  Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053. Tuesday 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. Tuesday Chesterfield Theatres: Tuesday Night Dances at the Winding Wheel. 7:30pm-10.30pm. £4.85. Tuesday 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). Tuesday Line Dancing (Improvers) 3 to 4:15pm at Brampton Manor. Members FREE and Non-Members £4.50. New dancers welcome - any age, shape or size! Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053. Tuesday TimeOut a friendly community group meeting every Tuesday morning 10am to 12 noon at Storrs Road Methodist Church.  Come along for a chat and a cuppa, play a few games, bring a craft, help complete a jigsaw etc. For details call: 01246 274021.  Tuesday Pelican Cycles autumn/winter cycle specific spinning class, Tuesday evenings at 8:15pm at Queen’s Park Leisure Centre. Please call Pelican Cycles on 01246 767078 to reserve a place. Tuesdays Pilates Class 6pm to 7pm at St John’s Church, Walton Back Lane. For more information please contact jane@ (term Time) or visit the website Alternate Freehand Writers Group: Meets alternate Tuesday evenings at Brampton Manor. We are an informal group of Tuesdays people who all share an interest in writing. New members welcome. For details email freehandgroup@btinternet. com or website or call Dawn on 01246 569705. Alt. Tuesdays Bible Class at The Gospel Mission Congregational Church, Old Rd. Brampton. 2 to 3pm. 2nd Tuesday Holymoorside Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at the United Reformed Church Schoolroom, Cottonmill Hill, Holymoorside. New Members warmly received. For further details ring Shirley Cotton on 01246 567396 or Margaret Copley on 01246 568360. 2nd Tuesday Chesterfield Cycle Campaign: Meetings 7:30pm Market Hall, Meeting Room 1. 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 welcomed. For more info ring Pat on 01246 2394431 or Jenny on 01246 557024. 3rd Tuesday Chesterfield & District Vegetable and Fruit Growers: 7:30pm at the Committee Room, Holymoorside Village Hall, S42 7DX. Come and join us to share your gardening experiences, beginners welcome. Contact John 01246 569515, Malcolm 01246 569948 or just turn up. No meeting in AUGUST. 3rd Tuesday Thom's Blokes 10am to noon. A meeting for men which includes talks, activities and regular outings to places of interest. All men welcome. St Thomas’ Church Centre. For info call David on 01246 231115 0r 01246 853741. 3rd Tuesday North East Derbyshire Downs Syndrome Group. Arkwright Children's Centre, School Lane, Arkwright - 10am till midday, except for August. Families, carers & children meet together to enjoy time for activities, music & story time with lots of fun plus a drink Wednesday 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 01246 276800. Wednesday Line Dancing (Easy Intermediates) 11:10am to 12:20pm Brampton Manor. Members FREE, Non-Members £4.50. New dancers welcome  - any age, shape or size! Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053. Wednesday Holymoorside Craft Group: 2 to 4pm in the Committee Room, Holymoorside Village Hall. An informal, welcoming group. Any crafting goes such as papercraft, embroidery, knitting, sewing, drawing etc just bring your current project. Contact: Cynthia on 01246 5 Wednesday Beaver Scouts. 4:15 to 6pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Wednesday 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 term time with a speaker or social activity. Details 01246 272333. Wednesday Free Voices Community Choir. The Friends Meeting House, Brockwell Lane - 7:15 to 9pm. We are a non(Term Time) performing choir who sing for enjoyment. No need to be able to read music. Contact Helen on 01246 237937 or Wednesday Jesterfield Juggling Club. 7 to 9pm at Walton Village Centre. All abilities welcome - learn and share skills in all types of circus skills. £2 a week - adults and £1 - under 16s who are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. Meet, juggle, and eat cake. Call 07766 468 499 or email Wednesday Bible Class: 7:30 to 8:30pm at Christadelphian Church 19a Sheffield Road, Chesterfield. Topics presented for study and discussion. Visit our web site Wednesday Scouts. 7:30 to 9:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details Wednesday Brampton Best Knitters: Come and meet in the Rose and Crown for knitting, crochet, other handicrafts, combined with a warm welcome and good company. £1 subs (optional). 7.30pm, Rose and Crown, 104 Old Road, Brampton. Call Suzanne on 07900 814715 for more Wednesday Pilates Class 9:15 to 10:15am at St John’s Church, Walton Back Lane. For more information please contact jane@ (Term Time) or visit the website 1st Green Drinks: An opportunity for like-minded people from any background to get together for a fun, relaxed, Wednesday interesting evening once a month. Starts at 7pm and the location varies so please check at Derbyshire/Chesterfield.

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Chesterfield Fairtrade Group: 6.30pm in Chesterfield Town Hall. New members always welcome to help with events or attend meetings connected to promoting Fairtrade. Contact Jenie Lismore on 01246 455178 or Wendy Blunt on 01246 345308. 3rd Foljambe Women’s Institute 7:30 to St John’s Church Hall, Walton. Small, friendly group where visitors Wednesday and new members are most welcome. For more info ring Margaret on 01246 232134. 4th Walton Women's Institute: 2 to 4pm at St. John's Church Centre, Walton Back Lane, Walton. Activities include: Wednesday Book Group, Flower Arranging, Choir and much more!  New members and visitors welcome.  For details call Sheila 01246 567661 or Diana 01246 56678 Last Cotton Mill Club: Activity club for young adults with learning difficulties. 7 to 9pm on the last Wednesday of each Wednesday month at Holymoorside United Reform Church School Room. Call: B Turner on 01246 566109. Last Manor Band Mania @Brampton Manor. For details contact Brampton Manor on 01246 277760 or visit the website Wednesday Thursday Chesterfield Flea Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Thursday Fit and Fab Keep Fit Class Holymoorside: A gentle exercise class to music. 9:30am to 10:30am in United Reform Church Holymoorside. All welcome. Contact Tessa on 0786 658 5575. Thursday Yoga. 9:30 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre call 07910 858267 for details. Thursday Central Methodist Toddler Group, Saltergate. 10 to 11:30am (term time). In the town centre this group is ideal for a break from shopping for you & your baby/toddler. £1.50 for 1 adult & 1 child; 50p per extra child. Drinks & biscuits included for all.  Thursday Walking Back To Healthiness: Walking group meets at 10:30am at Holmebrook Valley Park, starting points may vary. To book please call Tina Hensey on 01246 345669. Thursday Muy Thai. Martial arts training. 6 to 7:15pm. Loundsley Green Community Centre. For info 07910 858267. Thursday Ichthus Canoe Club Chesterfield (ICCC) meet every Thursday at 6pm (Outdoor during Spring, Summer and early Autumn) or 8pm (pool sessions late Autumn and Winter). For further information and the latest Club programme email, or call 01246 274021. Thursday Chesterfield Caledonian Badminton Club at St Andrews United Reformed Church Hall, Newbold Road. 7 to 9pm. New adult members welcome, male and female. Contact Tony Gandy on 01246 569225. Thursday Line Dancing (Beginners/novices) 7 to 8:30pm at St Thomas' Parish Centre.  £5.   New dancers welcome - any age, shape or size! Contact Kathryn on 01246 569053. Thursday 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 bar to the accompaniment of relaxed live entertainment. Call 01246 566142 for more details. Thursday Brampton Community Band: Musicians welcome - join and play folk dance music. 7.30 to 9.30 pm at Friends Meeting House, 27 Ashgate Road. For details, visit, email: bcband@hotmail. or call: 01246 236805. Thursday 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 discuss mainly classical music and occasionally jazz and music from shows. Meetings September to June. More information from John Strange on 01246 416558. Thursday Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir practise at Ashgate Croft School, Ashgate Road from 7:15 to 9:30pm. We put on four concerts & a choral day each year. Come & join us. Call Lynda at 01246 202694. Thursday Holymoorside Choral Society: practise in Holymoorside from 7:30 to 9:30pm.  We sing a variety of music - new members, particularly gentlemen, always welcome. Contact Jane Alexander on 01246 566033. Thursday Holymoorside Ladies Club: 7:45pm in Holymoorside Village Hall. Variety of speakers and activities. All welcome. Membership not necessary, just £2. No meetings during school holidays. Call Anne 01245 566789. Thursdays Pilates Classes: 6pm-7pm at The School Room, Old Brampton and 7.45pm - 8.45pm at St John’s Church, (Term Time) Walton Back Lane. For more information please contact or visit the website www. Every St John's Ambulance Chesterfield Quad Division: Meet at Storrs Road Methodist Church during term time. Thursday Badgers and Cadets (5 to 18 year olds) from 6pm. Adults 18+ at 7:30pm. Contact us on 01246 279132 or email (Term Time) 1st Thursday Do you play an instrument? Would you like to play jazz with the Chesterfield Jazz Club house band? Come to Jam Session, at Club Chesterfield, Chester Street, S40 1DL. £4 on the door for participants and spectators. 7:30 start. Visit or call Wendy on 07764 587258 for more info. 1st Thursday Rendezvous Group: St Thomas’ Centre, Chatsworth Road. All seniors invited for light lunch followed by activities. 12:45 to 3:30pm. £3.50 to cover costs. Details phone 01246 272333. 1st Thursday Embroiderers' Guild Chesterfield Branch: 7-9pm at The Saints Parish Centre, St. Mary's Gate, Chesterfield, S41 7TJ.  Visitors welcome, for details call 01246 568228. 2nd Chesterfield Evening Townswomen's Guild: Meet on 2nd Thursday of the month (except August). 7pm at the Thursday Winding Wheel, Chesterfield. For further information contact the Secretary on 01246 455110. 2nd Alzheimers Society: Singing for the Brain. 2 to 4pm at St John's Church, Walton, Walton Back Lane, Chesterfield Thursday S42 7LT. For info call 01246 223366. 2nd Chesterfield Farmer's Market: Every second Thursday. For information please call Chesterfield Visitor Information Thursday Centre on 01246 345774 or visit 3rd Thursday Third Thursday Friendship Group from 2-4pm. Everyone is welcome, invite a friend or a neighbour. Held at St John's Church, Walton every 3rd Thursday. for more details contact the Church Office 01246 566205. 3rd Thursday Chesterfield Jazz Club: Regular Jazz Night, Chesterfield Jazz Club, Chester Street, Chesterfield S40 1DL. For details and tickets for gigs call 07764 587 258 / 07980 491 048 or online at 3rd Thursday Third Thursday at Three This is a monthly coffee afternoon for people who have been bereaved at any time; it takes place on the 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. Last Thu Tramway Tavern: Jam Night. Last Thursday - 9pm at the Tramway Tavern on Chatsworth Road.

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Chesterfield Market: Call Chesterfield Visitor Info Centre on 01246 345777/8 or Parent & Toddler - all welcome! 9 to 11am. Loundsley Green Community Centre. For details 07910 858267. 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. 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 is welcome, £1 per session, knitting, crochet, cross-stitch etc, come and have a cup of tea and a natter! For contact 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 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 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 likeminded 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. Alzheimer’s Society: Carers Support Group. 10am to midday. The Pavillion, Queen’s Park, Chesterfield S40 2ND. For info 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 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. Alzheimer’s 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 11am 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 to 10pm, ends at 8:30pm for under 14s. Different theme each month. Regular activities include 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. 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 Church 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 at the Rose & Crown between 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 for those who need them. No need to book. Contact Michelle on 0772 588 5151.

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Classifieds WANTED: Property in the Brookfield School catchment area Local family looking to buy a property in the Brookfield catchment area. If you are looking to sell or thinking of selling your property (2 to 4 bedrooms) this year please contact me before going to an Estate Agent. Call: 0772 083 9410. WANTED: Oil Lamp Shade White cowl lampshade for antique oil lamp 9” diameter. Call: 01246 569101 WANTED: Kitchen Table Do you have a 1960s style Formica drop leaf kitchen table? Size approx 36” x 24” plus fold down flaps. If so please call 01246 207318 (Brampton). Coffee table solid Teak: £37 Octagonal shape with self underneath, good condition. Call 01246 550809 (Walton). Boys Raleigh bike: £50 20” wheels, to suit age 6-9. Excellent condition, hardly used. Call: 01246 569601 Toys: £Various Large varied amount of Duplo (large lego), wheels and people etc: £20. Duplo Purple train: £15. Duplo boxed dinosaur: £15. All in good clean cond. Call: 01246 551170 AeroPilates Machine: £100 AeroPilates 3 chord machine with cardioboard, headrest and DVDs. Can be folded and stored away. Call 01246 550253 after 6pm Free table top electric oven Call: 0775 321 3523 Sleepers: £Various French Oak Sleepers ideal for raised beds etc. All measure 220mm x 125mm. 3 x 0.75M £3 each; 5 x 1.3M £5 each; 5 x 2.25M £10 each. Buyer collects. 01246 276839 (Dunston). Camera Equipment £190 Package Minolta camera 300SLR (35mm film) with four lenses including 18mm wide angle all boxed. Flash unit, filters, large and small tripod, bag and several small items instruction books etc. Call: 01246 550873 (Walton) Aluminium Greenhouse: £50 8’ x 6’ with staging, needs a bit of TLC. Buyer collects will help dismantle. Call: 01246 231897 (Walton)

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Ikea Cabinet: FREE!! IKEA double glass door cabinet. Height 6’6”. One door has come out of wooden joint but is repairable. Will come to pieces to transport easily. Call: 01246 235721 or 07791052007 Ladder: £50 Hardly used multi-purpose ladder and platform. Use as ladder, painting or gardening platform, work bench, stair ladder etc. Compact to store. Call: 01246 235721 or 07791052007 Table: £10 Metal white occasional table - glass top. Call: 01246 569101 IKEA Double Standard Lamp: £8 Call: 01246 569101 Ben Sherman Coat: £40 Grey Duffle coat as new. Large. Call: 01246 569101

Riding Hat: £25 Charles & Owen black riding hat 6 and 7/8’s. Excellent condition. Call: 07875 079089 (Walton) Teach Yourself French: £20 A complete READERS DIGEST 16 cassette set of lessons in its own carry case plus a 4 cd intensive French language course still in original box. Call: 01246 237595 Bedside Cabinets (2): £25 each Two small bedside cabinets - one drawer and one cupboard originally from Brampton Home Furnishings. £25 each or £40 the pair. Call: 01246 234600 (Walton) Camping Trailer: £50 Camping trailer with spare tyre and cover. 4 foot by 3 foot. Call: 01246 568704 (Walton)

Dining Chairs: £20 Set of 4 Teak Dining Chairs. Call: 01246 278747 (Walton)

Sofa & Chairs: £360 3 Seater Sofa, with 2 Chairs (John Lewis) in excellent condition. Beige woven chenille fabric,Cost £1800 new, Bargain at £360. New one arriving Call: 01246 271923 or 07899755362 (Ashgate)

Tapestry Frame: £15 Large wooden floor standing frame. Call: 01246 278747 (Walton)

Hamster Cage: £10 Dreamland Rotastak (Pink) VGC Call: 01246 569779

Mamas and Papas Pine Cot: £80 Including New Mattress. Hardly used and in original packaging. Call: 01246 278747 (Walton)

IKEA Benno TV Bench (NEW): £40 Call: 01246 569779

Bedside Drawers: £8ono Pine bedside unit with 3 drawers. Call: 01246 569101

Valor Dream Gas Fire: £50 Valor Dream inset flame effect coal gas fire with installation manual. Call: 01246 278747 (Walton) Tap Shoes: £Various 2 pairs of Bloch black leather tap shoes (Infant size 12). Excellent condition £5 per pair; Pair of Bloch black leather tap shoes (Infant size 13). Excellent condition £5; Pair of Tappers and Pointers leather tap shoes (Infant size 11). Excellent condition £5. Call: 07875 079089 (Walton) Dancing Bag: £5 Pink rectangular ‘Dancing Friends’ shoe bag. Excellent condition. Call: 07875 079089 (Walton) Compost Converter Bin: £15 Plastic compost converter. Unsure as to whether it’s 220 or 330 litres! Hardly ever used. Buyer to collect. Call: 01246 270141 (Walton)

Child Seats: £Various MaxiCosi Cabriofix Car Seat Group 0 Black: £50. MaxiCosi Isofix Car Seat Base: £50. MaxiCosi Footmuff Light Red £15 Call: 0772 083 9410 Kids Stuff: £Various Pink Bumbo Seat with Tray: £20. Mamas & Papas Play Mat with Arch: £15. Mamas & Papas Bath with support section and Winnie the Pooh Seperate Bath Seat + Top & Tails Bowl: £10. Call: 0772 083 9410 Bowls: £45 Four No.2 flat green bowls and bag. Call: 01246 279008 Pine Bedroom Furniture: £99 3 door wardrobe, dressing table, drawers and beside cabinet. Call: 01246 279008 Conservatory Furniture: £70 Conservatory cane/glass 2 seater table and 2 chairs. Call: 01246 279008

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

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

Phone 07548 520700 email: See website for more details

Alex Bennett

formerly of a Brampton salon has joined the team at Headrocks Hair @ Morgans. Old and new clients welcome! 1 Sheffield road Chesterfield

01246 272799

Mikes Corporate Travel A new concept of high quality and service

Michael McVeigh Driver

Up to 8 Passengers Any destination including airports, hospital appointments and shopping trips.

Tel: 07923 505558 Email:

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Laharn Boarding Cattery

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

Elizabeth Pemberton 01246 850432

Offers Bimbo 10% off just mention S40 Local. Blueflame Free boiler service when taking out an annual service plan with their advert. Brampton Manor Free gift voucher for Mum with a Mother’s Day Carvery meal. Claire’s Freelance Hairdressing Cut and blow dry with an Indian Head Massage taster for £15. Delicibo 10% off with their advert. Valid until 31 March 2014. Discover Bathrooms Extra discounts for NHS and Emercgency Services Staff. iDeal Carpets Free underlay, gripper, door bar and delivery. Java Coffee Company £1 off your tea and coffee with your S40 Local voucher. Leanne’s Nails & Beauty Eyelash / eyebrow tint and eyelash tint £10. Moorland Natural Therapy 25% off your first appointment, with the advert. Ovenfresh Your first oven clean from £35. Polar Windows 25% off throughout their entire range. The Massage Space Two for one offer - two massage treatments for £40 for new customers.

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

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DJN Home Services Joinery

“A Polite, Reliable Service”

Purpose made joinery, e.g. • • • • • •

NO CALL OUT FEE NO VAT • Bathrooms, showers & kitchen installations • Leaks & repairs • No job too small

Radiator covers Shelving Meter cupboards Under stair cupboards Garden Gates etc.

Supply, fitting or repair of locks and locking mechanisms for both UPVC and timber doors/windows.


Insured and all work guaranteed.


For a free quote, then please contact Dean.

Tel: 01246 205 000 Mob: 07971 447 040

Telephone: 01246 567637 Mobile :07876 352041

7 Redgrove Way • Walton • Chesterfield S40 3JN Somersby Avenue, Walton

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

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Retail shop

PC, MAC & Laptops Large stock of latest IT Upgrades , all brands. Hardware available .



Fast Professional Service & Support. IT Support

Call out service

Business or Home Support In-store & on-site

Covering all areas from £39.99+Vat


Installation, support Upgrades and repairs.


HP G250 Amazing Value


S40 Special Price.


Acer Timeline i3 4 GB RAM - 500 GB HARD DRIVE - 15.6" LED, DVDRW, WEB CAM, HDMI - CARD READER, BLUETOOTH, WIFI, Windows 8

S40 Special Price.


Tablets SALE

While Stocks Last

Amazing performance. WIFI, Latest ANDROID, 7” Dual HDMI,Bluetooth,CAMERA.

£ 59

S40 Special Price.


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Exlen Frontira . S40 Special Price.

10.1” Quad

£ 159


+ Windows

22” 22” TFT

£349 £399



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S40 Special Price.

9” Quad

AMD DUAL CORE 3.4GHz Base Unit Only

S40 Special Price.




+ Windows

22” +Monitor

£449 £549

Intel i5 QUAD CORE 3GHz

7 Base Unit Only



+ Windows

24” + Monitor

£579 £689


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

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