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March 2013

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Loki HELLO FROM US all at the Sanctuary. The start of the year has had its ups and downs. We have had quite an influx of dogs and cats coming to us over Christmas which is usual for this time of year. What is unusual is that lots of pedigree dogs are with us for various reasons. We have some beautiful Labradors, German Shepherd and smaller pedigrees all needing loving homes. If you feel you would like to spend your life with a pet whether it be a dog or a cat please call and see us we are open 2-4 during the week and 1-4 at a weekend. Closed on a Tuesday. If you also have time on your hand and need to get fit can we suggest you come and walk some of our dogs during the day. Mornings are better before we open or any time on a Tuesday. It gives us all an incentive to walk if we have a four legged friend at our side & you will be surprised at how much the fresh air and exercise will help lift your spirits especially now the weather is getting a little better. if you would like further information please call us 01302711330 or 07969203206.

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New Healthier Fitter You WHERE DID JANUARY and February go I hear you ask? Probably the same place as your New Year’s Resolution, Diet or plans for a new healthy fitter you. Over the coming months I aim to help us all shed a few extra lbs and help give you control of your weight, health & wellbeing. First things first, we need to accept that your Health & Fitness is different to your weight management. Of course they over lap but your Health & Fitness level is controlled by your activity levels and your weight is most definitely controlled by your consumption!

The first step of taking control of your weight is by understanding what you’re putting in your body. I’m not

on about complex carbohydrates or your daily amino acids; I’m talking about calories (Kcal’s). If a healthcare professional tells you should be eating 2000kcals a day do you have any idea what 2000kcals looks like in food and drink. Without knowing what you aiming for how do you expect to achieve your aim or goal? Pop into bawtry Health & Fitness Studio any Tues or Thurs and I’ll be happy to work out what daily calorie total you should be aiming for. Following NHS guidelines I can guarantee 1-2 lb weight

loss a week; equivalent to 4 stone a year! Sounds good? Imagine you at Christmas this year 4 stone lighter! So first top tip of the year, get to grips with what you are eating calorie wise; you might only be a chocolate chip cookie over your daily target or you might be 1000kcals over! 

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Breakfast is a must! ONCE YOU HAVE an idea of what you’re eating lets help your body out, not work against it. I am often asked “what’s the most common factor you see dealing with obese patients at Rotherham NHS”. Simple; 80% of obese patients don’t eat breakfast. For all kids and adults reading this PLEASE eat breakfast, it kick starts everything! Metabolism & hormonal changes both drive and regulate 6

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your hungry. breakfast is King! Next month i will explain why Metabolism is so important and why without regular physical activity those lbs will be a lot slower to drop off than WiTH physical activity. remember the NHs guidelines for Physical activity for an adult, over 18, is 30mins x 5 times a week of moderate aerobic activity, eg Brisk Walking or Cycling. 

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Tenants & Residents Association

IT IS VERY seldom that children of today receive the praise they deserve so I would like to tell you about a group of pupils from St Patrick’s RC School that recently visited the coffee shop that the TRA hold in Harworth and bircotes Town Hall. They were very well mannered and well behaved, and they are a credit to their School and the community. They were a pleasure to serve. 

FLOODiNG REGARDING THE RECENT flooding at the junction of Lindsey Road/beech Road and the footpath that runs along Snipe Park Wood this has been referred to the Drainage Engineer at bassetlaw

District Council and hopefully will be sorted out soon. 

at the Devonshire Road Centre as it was seldom visited. 

WITH REGARD TO the Antisocial behaviour that has been taking place along the footpath that runs at the back of the Game Cock Pub and Lindsey Road, A1 Housing, along with bDC ASb team are looking into closing the path off but this may take time. 

TRIPS THAT WE are running this year are York on Wednesday 15th May 2013, bridlington Wednesday 14th August 2013 both trips will be £7.00 per person, all money must be paid on booking. To book you can call into the coffee shop we hold in Harwoth and bircotes Town Hall on Thursday Mornings 10.00am -12 noon or call into the Devonshire Road Centre on Tuesday afternoons 2.00-4.00pm. We are looking to run a trip to a Christmas market in Durham in December. 

WE NOW HOLD a craft afternoon on Tuesdays 2.00-4.00pm where members and friends can come along have a cup of tea and bring their knitting, crochet, sewing or any other craft they do, this has replaced the information afternoon that we held on Tuesday afternoons

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THE NEXT MEETING will take place on Tuesday 5th March 2013, starting at 10.30 am, at the Devonshire Road Community Centre. Everyone is welcome to come along, help us to make Harworth/ bircotes an even better place to live, and maybe make new friends and learn some new facts in the process. Refreshments are available and a raffle will usually take place. We would particularly welcome anyone from an ethnic minority, or younger people with fresh new ideas. – So please come and join us. 

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Weather frustrations for Harworth FC FEBRUARY HAS BEEN a very frustrating month for the club with the majority of games for all our teams falling foul to the poor weather that we have had. This will certainly mean a busy next few months when all the games will have to be re-arranged but it is something we are geared up for and with all teams having very competitive squads we will approach them with the enthusiasm that has seen us as a club do so well upto present. First team at the time of writing are third in the table and through to the semi final of the Floodlit cup, the management are positive of a top four finish which at the start of the season seemed a very distant dream, through hard work on and off the field the squad is as good as it has been for sometime and we are seeing more players wanting to return back into the fold which shows how our fortunes have changed for the better. We would still love to get more people through the gates to follow the team and with more local lads playing there really is no excuse, the weather will soon be improving so we really want you all to get behind the team and help us achieve our goals together.

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Reserves have had a change in Management and the club would like to thank Neil Pacskowski for his hard work but he wants to concentrate on playing, so the baton has been passed to Tony Garner and Dave baum, both players from the club so we are promoting from within, we wish them well and with the team well placed for a promotion push and still in two cups it should be an interesting time for the pair of them. Third team have struggled to acclimatise to a new league and in the main a new team, after struggling in the Autumn they now have a settled team and putting together a good run of results, a mid table finish would be an excellent acheivement given the changes the team has had to go through and will look to build from there for next season. Under 19’s have been on a great run and for the first time see themselves at the top of the table, they have a great squad and we all hope that they will be the mainstay of the club for years to come, they are very well positioned for a go at the title which

has never been achieved by a Colliery side so history beckons and we all are behind the lads. Race Night The club would like to thank all those who either sponsored a Race, bought a horse or attended the night as it was a big success raising over £1400, it was great to see All of the teams including our Juniors well represented and it goes a long way to ensuring we have a united club from under 11’s through to our First team, the Club would like to thank beechy, Rob Waite and Committee for organising, ASDA and Pavilion for supplying the prizes and Clay Lane Construction, GD Joinery, Roberts brothers builders, Sassy Salon, GJ Photography and Unicorn Hunters for sponsoring each race, great effort from all. Follow the Football club on our Website on Pitch hero just enter Harworth Colliery and also on our Facebook Page and Twitter @HCIFC Regards Jonathan Wilson, Chairman 

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Arts Review & what’s going on - March 2013

Also locally on stage with village ventures saturday 9 March at Everton Village Hall – Oh La La! In Concert 

saturday 9 March at suttonvillage Hall

Kings of the Cloth of Gold by Angus and ross Theatre Co 

saturday 2 March Arts and Crafts Fair at Doncaster

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Doncaster Museums Hot off the Press

Doncaster print exhibition until 23 March, and a new exhibition Sparkle and Spin: Textile Pictures by Paola McClure who uses vintage fabrics and second hand clothing to create strange alien creatures. She creates work with a sense of fun but a lurking dark edge which her exhibition title does not allude to Intriguing! 12 HARWORTH & bIRCOTES TODAY

Tickhill Music society

15 March 8pm at St Mary’s School Operatic Scenes and Arias www.tickhillmusicsociety.org 

The rock Folk Club in Maltby

8 March Folk for a Fiver £5 and 22 March Jinski Guitar Duo £10/8 www.jinski.com www.therock.org.uk 

Yorkshire Artspace.

Made North Gallery in sheffield an exhibition of ceramic work until 28 March Stories in the Making is an exhibition of work by five very different contemporary ceramic artists whose work is concerned with dialogue. The ceramic artists whose works are on display explore narrative in a number of different ways including the exploration of personal experiences, private stories and memory; the human figure, relationships and identity; political and social commentary; and also the exploration of the ceramic object itself as a message carrying device. MADE North Opening Times: Monday, Thursday, Friday 12 noon to 6pm, Saturdays 11am to 4pm. For further information visit www.madenorth. co.uk or email info@madenorth.co.uk. (or by appointment : 07958 367808) www.artspace.org.uk Yorkshire Art space is located at Persistence Works, 21 Brown street, sheffield s1 2Bs 

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saturday 23 March at 7.30pm village ventures – Nottinghamshire’s Rural Touring theatre events presents -The multi-talented cast of Café Chaos conjure a night of physical and verbal extravagance performed by The Kosh. Comic confusion spills from the kitchen, waiters and diners collide, lovers meet, identities are traded, secrets uncovered, denial and betrayal tear friendships apart; dangerous comedy and a tragic night out are just some of the specials on the menu at Café Chaos. The Kosh are an established international award winning physical theatre company with a reputation for superbly skilful and gloriously theatrical productions, combining dance, drama acrobatics and original music. Tickets: 01302 752515 / 759037 £8 adult and £4 child £25 family ticket with 3 children. Licenced Bar www.villageventures.org.uk 

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Until 13 April Wednesday lunchtime Music Concerts 1pm at Doncaster Museum 6 March Gary O’Shea Piano, 13 March pupils of Danum Academy 20 March Gordon Pullin (tenor) and Roger Fisher (piano) 27 March Jonathan Gooing (piano) tickets £4 And at Cusworth Hall Opposites Attract until 2 June www.doncaster.go.uk/ museums 

focussing on landscape through the vision and writings of the Victorian Polymath John Ruskin. A wonderful and varied exhibition of work including one of the most ephemeral paintings I have ever seen of JWM Turner. Designed to Shine a new exhibition on until 13 October celebrating the centenary of the invention of Harry brealey, the Sheffield son who invented Stainless Steel. 

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WRIGGLE WRIGGLE A NEW DANCE craze perhaps? Well maybe … if you’re a worm that is! In my opinion, worms have to be the unsung heroes of the garden. They only eat what I don’t want, they tidy up leaves from the borders by dragging them down into the soil, and who else improves our soil structure by adding air holes, incorporating organic matter en route and even provides food for the birds (sorry worms!), all for free? As far as I’m aware, garden worms don’t have their own ‘worm awareness week’, they just carry on doing what they do best, quietly making beautifully rich, dark brown garden goodness. You may be happy to leave the worms well alone, merrily munching away in the compost heap, but why not have a go at making your own worm villa (known as a wormery), or buying a pre- made version online? Most kids love worms

so it’s a great activity to do as a family, or indeed if you enjoy the idea of reducing landfill and nourishing your garden at the same time. Worms will happily nosh through your kitchen waste. They’re not that fussy but they don’t like acidic things such as citrus peels, garlic and onion, but things they do love (strangely) are teabags, eggshell and cold mashed potato, (I’ve heard that for worms these foods are like us eating oysters…they erm… put them in the mood for a little wriggle wriggle). That said, worms never over populate and are able to regulate their breeding actively in line with their environment. bizarrely they can also change gender to suit the local talent on offer!

does not get too hot or cold. Their home can be insulated in winter, or moved into the garage. The resulting compost is rich and when scattered into the borders makes a highly concentrated soil improver, as does the liquid ‘wee tea’ which can be accessed via the tap at the base of the wormery. Diluted at 1:10 with water it makes a great natural liquid plant food too. 

They don’t like extremes in temperature, so I’d advise keeping them in a shaded corner which

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Other jobs to do this month include: 

Protecting early spring growth from pesky slugs (try a midnight slug hunt!)

Hoe off any newly germinating weed seedlings on a dry day

Cut back shrubs such as Cornus (dogwood) and buddleia

Herbaceous perennials such as Hostas which are just

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beginning to re-grow can be dug up and chopped into 2 or 4 pieces and replanted to make more. begin feeding fish Don’t forget to provide food for the worms – add a 5cm layer of compost to the top of the soil and let the worms pull it in.

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Top Tips for your Lawn this Spring Like everything else in the garden, our lawns are learning FROM AS to cope with the ups and downs of climate change. LITTLE AS Our lawns take a real battering as a result and we ENT PER TREATM expect them to come back year after year. inc. VAT Well, they will - we take it for granted. Their ability to bounce back is amazing but that doesn’t mean they don’t need some help because every year it gets that bit more difficult. With a little time and effort you can have a handsome and healthy lawn for your family to enjoy which is the envy of all your friends and neighbours.

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Lawns don’t like shade Take a good look at those border plants, shrubs and trees – they all have a habit of encroaching on the lawn’s space and weakening it by denying it light. Then … get the secateurs out!

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Does your lawn need some T.L.C? The ground starts to warm now so it’s a good time to repair those bare patches that always appear over winter. Carefully rake the patch to create a bed, sow the seeds with a little top-soil and don’t let them dry out. They’ll germinate in a few days. Don’t mow or feed them until a few weeks have passed and they’re well established.

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YOUR LOCAL CONTACTS ARE: PC2752 Jim Martin - 07776460406  PC2883 Steven Porter - 07595074256  PCSO9634 Kendra Jacob - 07525226555  PCSO6364 Colin Haywood - 07525226882 TO CONTACT NOTTINGHAMSHIRE POLICE DIAL 101 for Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 

A MALE FROM the Harworth and bircotes area was arrested for various offences for an incident involving a sword in bircotes on the evening of 12th February 2012, where enquiries are continuing by CID officers. I wish to reiterate and confirm that despite several rumours floating about the Harworth and bircotes area, that nobody was injured or harmed as a result of this incident. OVER THE PAST 2/3 months there has been continued success where there have been a number of arrests in the area in response to the increase in Shed and Dwelling burglaries in the area, investigation and enquiries are

Priorities Identified at January Meeting FROM THE PRIORITY Setting Meeting held on January 9th 2013 the three local priorities have been identified from feedback received from the community by the priority survey forms regarding issues of greatest concern and issues the public wanted the safer Neighborhood Team to tackle. The three local priorities have been identified as :Priority 1 :Anti social Behavior Priority 2 : vehicle Nuisance Priority 3 : environmental issues The Next Priority Setting Meeting will be held on Wednesday 3rd April 2013 at 2pm at the HarworthTown Hall. At the meeting Environmental issues have replaced burglary as a priority. Thursday March 14th (10am) at Harworth Parish Hall, scrooby road. Thursday March 28th (4pm) at Library, scrooby road. 20 HARWORTH & bIRCOTES TODAY

POLICE REPORT

INCIDENTS OF NOTE 1st January 2013 to the 31st January 2013 Burglary Dwelling Burglary Other Criminal Damage Vehicle Crime Theft Other

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on-going. Nottinghamshire Police have continued to carry out plain clothes operations and other tactics in the area to assist in catching offenders and detecting crime.

A HARWORTH MALE has been charged with Cultivation of Cannabis at a property in bircotes and was due to appear at Nottingham Crown court on 14th February 2013 for 1st hearing appearance to enter a plea. A MALE FROM the Harworth and bircotes area has been charged with production of Cannabis, Possession of Section 5 Firearm and Abstracting Electricity after a cannabis grow was found at a property in bircotes in December 2012. The Male was due to appear at Worksop Magistrates on 21st February 2013. TWO HARWORTH MALES

have recently been found guilty at Nottingham Crown Court Possession with Intent to Supply Class A and Class b drugs which were from separate unrelated incidents. One of the males will received sentencing in February 2013, the other male will receive sentencing in April 2013.

A MALE FROM the Harworth and bircotes area is due to appear at Worksop Magistrates on 22nd April 2013 for receiving stolen goods in March 2012. THERE HAVE BEEN several cannabis grows found in Harworth and bircotes over the past few months and enquiries are ongoing. The Local Policing Team are encouraging residents to be vigilant and to report any suspicious activity at properties i.e. large numbers of fluorescent lights and fan units and or plant food is a sign that a cannabis grow may be at a property. 

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Police continue to tackle Burglary Other & Autocrime OVER THE PAST 3 months Nottinghamshire Police have used various methods to prevent and detect crime, in particular Shed/

Garage burglaries and Auto crime in the Harworth and bircotes area, which includes offender management from CID and several warrants being carried out in the area. Cre Mark Property Marking has continued to be used at properties which have been subject to burglary others and also the neighbouring properties next to attacked premises where valuables such as Power tools and lawnmowers have been marked up. Shed Alarms are also being distributed to vulnerable properties where the Harworth and bircotes Town Council are in the process of

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WE WANTED GEORGE Clooney but unfortunately he’s not available right now! Probably hugging Anne Hathaway! So what we need is you!! We are looking for ACTORS, DIRECTORS, STAGE MANAGERS, LIGHTING AND SOUND OPERATORS, bACKSTAGECREW AND FRONT OF HOUSE VOLUNTEERS. We are The Everton Players, one of the area’s most exciting and innovative local amateur drama groups and we are expanding. We offer training and support and a warm welcome to one and all. “I had never been on a stage before, and then the Everton Players showed me that I could do it. Last year they had me up on stage in tights! Really, if I can do it anyone can”, said one of their members Linda. “And everyone is so friendly. It’s a chance to meet

new people and learn a new skill or practice an old one”. If you are experienced or new to drama we would like you to come and have a look round we are offering you the chance to watch a rehearsal of our latest production, meet the actors and crew and see how we put a show together. Men and women of all ages are welcome and …. you DON’T have to live in Everton! Just get out your mobile and call me right now on 01777 711101 or 07891 544707 and ask for Linda. see you soon! 

All Saints Church Grand Easter Draw Tower Repair Fund 1 RENOVATED MAMAS & PAPAS ROCKING HORSE. 2 HAMPER. 3 CASE OF WINE. 4 BOTTLE OF CHAMPAGNE. 5 EASTER EGG. 6 DEEP FAT FRYER. 7 MANY OTHER PRIZES. Tickets 20p each or £1-00 for a book of 5, and can be bought from Church members or Gerald Holian and Les batty. Draw to take place in Church on Easter Sunday.  22 HARWORTH & bIRCOTES TODAY

In loving memory of Sheila Major MICK, JAYNE, JEANETTE AND ANGELA would like to thank

family, friends, co-workers (bawtry co-op) and co-op management for the donations received to go to Sheila’s chosen charity , bRAIN TUMOUR RESEARCH LEEDS A total of £728.30 was collected which we have now forwarded on to the charity, with great appreciation, Mick and Family. 

Don’t waste an opportunity to be in charge of your own health! ON AVERAGE 4 medical appointments per day are not attended by patients. Most of these are booked on the same day. These are wasted appointments and opportunities. Increasingly patients are being asked to take more res responsibility for their own health and their own actions. Failing to attend could now have implications. The Tickhill and Colliery PPG is backing The Practice in the implementation of a DID NOT ATTEND POLICY (DNA). Repeated instances of DNA by a patient could result in them being asked to find another doctor. Respect yourself and other people, if you can’t attend, cancel. For more information go to the practice website www.thetickhillsurgery.co.uk orwww.thecollierysurgery.co.uk Jan Hart secretary Tickhill and Colliery surgery PPG 

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The Tickhill & District Lions Club

A request for help . . . AT THE MOMENT the Lions have no suitable large safe and convenient place to store all the equipment used for fund raising and it is difficult to keep track of. It would be better if we could store the equipment in one place. Do you have a secure garage or lockable storage space which the Lions could use to house this equipment and have unlimited access. You would not be responsible for the equipment as the Lions

have their own insurance. If you can help please give us a call us on 07752 688 340 or send us an E-mail to contact@tickhill-lions.com. On a different totally different subject look out for our 40 giant chocolate Easter eggs in shops and businesses all over the district. They are being raffled off to raise money for good causes within our community and beyond so if you see one why not buy a ticket.

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The volunteers will have three days of full training as well as on-going support in the form of monthly Partnership Plus meetings with bassetlaw District Council, Notts County Council, Victim Support Health Service, Fire & Rescue Service, Police, Local Schools, Youth Service and A1 Housing. Dave bacon, Health and Social Care Gerald Connor from theCommunity Manager of bassetlaw Action Centre, who has helped to launch the scheme Safety Partnership said: added: “This scheme adds to a network “The Community Ambassadors of people who already support project is a great opportunity for local our communities, from your people to help support each other. local councillor to your TARA So often we hear people say ‘There’s representative. It is about having nothing out there to help us’ but greater local resources to help, there could be the services that they support and signpost residents to are unaware of.Local knowledge is a obtaining the best possible service great thing and being able to share it and support within their community.” can be very rewarding. It’s amazing how giving just a few hours of your “If you want to help your time can make such a difference to community or are currently helping the lives of other people.” in other ways and would like the opportunity to combine your if you are interested and would knowledge and skills, please get in like to know more about becoming touch.”The community ambassador a volunteer community ambassador roles are open to anyone over the age contact Dave Bacon on 01777 of 16, preferably with a background in 709650 or email him at dbacon@ bassetlawactioncentre.org.uk  community support. Delivered FREE to over 3600 homes | www.todaypublications.co.uk Sherwood Community Safety Partnership is backing a new scheme to create Community Ambassadors. Working on behalf of bassetlaw Action Centre, the ambassadors will have an interest in helping people who live in their local community, address issues and concerns and work with local agencies.

Bawtry Dance Group THE NEW HALL, bawtry. Every Monday 8.15pm. Monday 11th March. Mother’s Day Dance (one for the ladies) Monday 1st April. Live Music with organist billy & Hilary King Mid April. Annual day trip to east coast with afternoon tea dance. Details to be confirmed Monday 6th May. Normal dance but tonight with a light supper. Monday 27th May. Organist billy and Hilary King. Easy sequence dancing for all ages every Monday night 8 – 10.15pm. Pay on the door. Tea, coffee and biscuits plus free raffle. For further information contact Celia Arrowsmith on 01777 818642 

Bawtry Weekly Art Club

BAWTRY ART CLUB meet weekly on a Tuesdays in the New Hall bawtry 9-45 - 11-45am. We cannot offer formal tuition but we are a club who enjoys painting and socializing with like-minded people. New members are always welcome and if it’s something you would be interested in, why not join us? For further details contact Chris 01302 744890 or Gill 01302 719096

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A monthly look at ways to Combat Crime, with East Bassetlaw’s Neighbourhood Policing Inspector, Neil Bellamy.

Your identity – keep it private, keep it safe LAST MONTH, YOU may remember,

I wrote about not “advertising” you property and belongings to a thief. Well this month, I want to offer some advice on protecting your identity and your personal possessions. Protect your identity by keeping it private and keeping it safe. If thieves find out your personal details, they can use them to open bank accounts or obtain credit cards or get loans and benefits in your name. Thieves may also use your details to get documents in your name, like a driving licence or a passport. The information criminals are after includes your name, date of birth, address, National Insurance number and bank or credit card details. This is valuable information and you should keep these details safe – both online and offline. Keeping safe online: Protect your computer with the appropriate firewalls and security software. When using a shared computer, always log off after use and clear the history. be sure you know who you are dealing with and do not enter websites through unsolicited emails. Only carry out financial transactions on secure websites. Look for https in the address bar or a padlock symbol on your browser. Keep passwords and PIN numbers safe. Don’t use the same password for more than one account and never use banking passwords for any other website. 24 HARWORTH & bIRCOTES TODAY

Don’t give too much information on social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace. Keeping safe offline: Shred or destroy documents that contain your personal details before you throw them away and don’t leave your post lying around in communal buildings. bills often contain sensitive information so know the dates when you should receive them and if a bill does not arrive contact your supplier. Always redirect your mail if you move home and if you suspect your mail is being stolen, contact the Royal Mail. Ask a relative or friend to remove your mail when you are away. If you think someone may have tried to get credit in your name, ask for a copy of your personal credit file from one of the three credit reference agencies: Callcredit, Equifax and Experian. Check bank statements immediately and if there are any unfamiliar transactions question them immediately. Never give out passwords, personal or bank details over the phone or by email – even if the caller claims to be from your bank or a utility company. Protecting your possessions: Actually, the chances of you having your bag snatched or your mobile phone stolen are quite low. Nevertheless, there are plenty of things you can do to make it even less likely. Carry your bag close to you with the clasp facing inwards and don’t carry large amounts of cash.

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Keep bags close at hand and in public places hook the handle round a table of chair leg so it can’t easily be snatched away. Don’t flaunt expensive jewellery and possessions; it advertises them to a thief. be aware of your surroundings, especially if you are alone, avoid dark areas, passages and alleyways and carry valuables in separate places so if your bag is snatched you haven’t lost everything. Take care of your bank cards and NEVER write down your PIN or tell it to anyone else. Try to use a machine located INSIDE the bank. It’s much safer and less likely to have been tampered with. If you can’t, select one on a busy street with good street lighting and shield the keyboard with your free hand when entering your PIN. Don’t leave phones and other items lying around at school or on pub tables and keep a record of your mobile phone’s IMEI number (dial *#06# to find it). Then your phone can be blocked if it is stolen. be careful where you use your phone especially in areas where thieves often operate. It’s an expensive item to replace and there is also the hassle of losing all your stored numbers. NeXT MONTH: Looking after your vehicle and its contents. 

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Harworth & bircotes Town Council - March 2013 I DON’T USUALLY acknowledge

anonymous letters, but for once I am making an exception because I understand the concerns expressed that relate to road safety. I am using Harworth and bircotes Today as I have no other means of communicating with the writer. This letter referred to fencing on land privately owned, and therefore officially not the business of Harworth and bircotes Town Council. However, I did make enquiries to the Planning Department at b.D.C. The answer is that fencing less than 1 metre high does not require planning permission. I suggest the writer of the letter talk to the landowner to discuss and hopefully address the issues highlighted.

TREES ARE ANOTHER issue that

cause problems, and again there is little we can do when it concerns a dispute between private landowners. Local Councillors have on occasions managed to achieve success, on other occasions our requests for action have fallen on deaf ears; however we will continue to try to help wherever we can.

NEW BUS SHELTERS have appeared on bawtry Road to replace the old brick shelter and the one that was knocked down by a car. There are several sites where we would like to see shelters in place, so we will keep knocking on County Council’s door. A BLOT ON THe LANDsCAPe. BAR 19, OR as many will remember

it, the Cinema (oh, happy memories of the Saturday Matinee) is undergoing a makeover. The owner requested a meeting with local councillors to outline his ideas and explore possible options for future use; one thing he is very keen on is restoring the original facade and improving the appearance of the building; so, when travelling up Scrooby Road in the future 26 HARWORTH & bIRCOTES TODAY

people will not be met by the current eyesore. The owner is firstly repairing the roof so the building can dry out; he made me laugh when he said that whilst inside the building something prehistoric ran over his foot! I can say no more until ideas are firmed up, but Council welcomes and supports this development.

I DON’T USUALLY report on issues relating solely to bassetlaw District Council, but the following items are, I believe, of particular interest to our community. NeWs FrOM B.D.C. THIS IS THE busiest time of the

year for the Finance Department at b.D.C. because staff are preparing the budget for the next financial year. Like most other councils, b.D.C. has to manage on less money each year because funding from Government continues to be cut; the situation was not helped this year by the lateness of the news of the actual amount to be received. Just like you, councils have to balance income versus expenditure; this year they also had to account for Governmentled changes to the benefits Scheme, plus agree their own version of a local Council Tax – so there was much change to formulas and calculations. My job at bassetlaw Council is Cabinet Member for Finance – not the easiest role in these austere times when difficult decisions have to be made in order to set a balanced budget. However, I am pleased that my Cabinet colleagues and Labour District Councillors agreed to keep Council Tax at nil increase for a fourth year; so some good news.

LOCAL AUTHOriTY MOrTGAGe sCHeMe (L.A.M.s.) Nowadays it is hard for first time buyers to get a mortgage, mainly because most banks/building societies only offer a 75% mortgage; finding 25% deposit of the price of a house is simply too difficult for many people, hence the growth in rented accommodation. Mike Hill, Head of Finance at b.D.C. heard about the new Local Authority Mortgage Scheme; he and I met several times with Government representatives to explore the scheme further. We then made the proposal to Cabinet, and Labour Councillors have voted to support it.

sO HOW DOes iT WOrK? THe BAsiCs Are As FOLLOWs:• The scheme is for first time buyers only, who generally purchase their first home at the lower end of the housing market. As with any mortgage application, the building society carefully screens applicants to ensure they can afford the monthly repayments. • bassetlaw District Council gives the building society a one-off lump sum e.g. £1million, which is returned to Council after 5 years with a small amount of interest – this will offset the interest b.D.C will have paid, because the money comes from ‘prudential borrowing’. • Successful applicants are asked to pay a 5% deposit as a minimum payment, the money provided by the Council acts as the remaining 20%, thus

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community • Successful applicants are asked to pay a 5% deposit as a minimum payment, the money provided by the Council acts as the remaining 20%, thus bringing the total deposit paid to 25% • All the ongoing administrative work is done by the building society, the role of Council is simply to provide the money that acts to indemnify the 20% part of the 25% deposit. £1million may sound a lot of money, but in terms of housing we estimate we will be able to help with about thirty mortgages. Yes, we have to borrow the money to give to the building society, but there never was a better time to borrow and yes, any interest we make will be used to pay the interest on that loan. but overall, we will be helping a number of residents who are desperate to get onto the property ladder. A win-win all round. So when will it start? Well, sometime this year, as Notts. County Council are also going to adopt this scheme, so we have to wait for details on how much money from County will benefit bassetlaw residents; when that money has gone we will initiate our own scheme. My advice is to watch the local press for further information. Cllr June evans, Chairperson 

LIST OF TOWN COUNCILLORS

CLLr Mrs JUNe evANs Chairman 49 – 51 bawtry Road, Harworth DN11 8PA Tel: 743239 CLLr DAviD CHALLiNOr vice Chairman 31 Gilbert Road bircotes DN11 8DL Tel: 750969 CLLr BriAN LeTHerLAND 7 Common Lane, Harworth DN11 8LW Tel: 744345 CLLr sTeve BArNs 133 Scrooby Road, bircotes DN11 8AD Tel: 750256 CLLr BOB TUrNer 35 beech Road, Harworth DN11 8JD Tel: 746830 CLLr Mrs MAriLYN KNiGHT 30 Devonshire Road, Harworth DN11 8JF CLLr Mrs JANeT FLYNN 14 Festival Ave, Harworth DN11 8HF Tel: 751628 CLLr Mrs sHeeNA DeAN 32 Alexandra Road, Harworth DN11

CHANGES TO GOVT. legislation has forced the Town Council to consider whether it can continue to organize the Annual Fireworks display held on the Sports facility on Scrooby Road. Meeting the stringent Health and Safety requirements for stewards, first aid provision and safety marshalls It was AGREED (unanimously) that the Town Council would no longer organize this event.

CLLr MATHeW WrATTeN 31 Scrooby Road, Harworth DN11 8JW Tel: 742463

MEMBERS OF THE public have asked what has happened to the £50,000 provided by ASDA for improvements to the Town. This money has been paid and is held by bassetlaw DC who are looking at creating a Miners’ Memorial on land adjacent to ASDA. Additional street furniture and improvements to the shop fronts and Scrooby Road itself are also being considered by bDC.

CLLr. Mrs MANDY MOrGAN-KiNGsTON 5 Common Lane Harworth DN11 8LW Tel: 745000

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CLLr Mrs GiLLiAN WrATTeN 31 Scrooby Road, Harworth DN11 8JW Tel: 742463 CLLr Mrs DeBBie FOOTe 29 Essex Drive, bircotes DN11 8bS Tel: 743527 CLLr Mrs sANDrA JAMes 10 Chatsworth Court bircotes Tel: 741133

CLLr ANiTA K sMiTH 17 Styrrup Road, Harworth, DN118LL You can contact the council by:

Writing to: Harworth & Bircotes Town Council, information Centre, Bircotes DN11 8XH email: handbtownclerk@hotmail.com executive Officer: steve Bowman 752642 Deputy Clerk: Helen rodger 759037

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Traveline - info . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0870 6082608 Chris’s Cab . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 07764 141228

HEALTH Doctors - Colliery surgery . . . 01302 741860 Doctors - Oakleaf Surgery . . . 01302 741820 Doctors –Dr Raheem. . . . . . . . 01302 741840 NHS Direct . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0845 46 47 Hospital - Bassetlaw . . . . . . . . 01909 500990 Hospital - Doncaster. . . . . . . . .01302 366666

SCHOOLS & NURSERIES ETC Adult Education . . . . . . . . . . . . .01909 473561 Bircotes Pre-School . . . . . . . . . .01302 759222 Harworth CofE Primary Sch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01302 742477 North Notts College . . . . . . . . .01909 504504 Serlby Park School . . . . . . . . . . . 01302 742535 St Patricks RC Primary Sch . . . 01302 743145

GROUPS & SOCIETIES Fellowship of the Services. . . 01302 742108 Rotary Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01302 535165

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Royal British Legion. . . . . . . . . .01302 744345

National Rail Enquiries . . . . . . 08457 484950 Bus Enquires . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01709 515151 Stagecoach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0845 6050 605

Smiley Milers (Wed mornings) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 01302 711100

sunday 17th March- Passion Sunday Service of Holy Communion at 10am sunday 24th March - Palm Sunday Service of Holy Communion at 10am Thursday 28th March - Maundy Thursday Service at 7.30pm Friday 29th March - Good Friday12 noon Procession of the Cross saturday 30th March - Holy saturday Service of the Light at 7.30pm sunday 31st March - easter Day Service of Holy Communion at 10am

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THE PLANNING APPLICATION for the new ALDI Supermarket on Scrooby Road has been discussed by the Town Council. It was AGREED (unanimously) that no objection be raised to this application. The Town Council did however ask that the planning deptlook carefully at the proposed vehicular access. steve Bowman executive Officer 

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Dog Grooming Scruffs & Mutts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Driving Instructor Driving Focus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Electrician DM Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Tim Jackson Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Executive Travel Ex-Zec Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Florist Maxines Florist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Funeral Directors WE Pinder & Son . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 Garden Services & Paving Doncaster Driveways. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Cherry Lane Garden Centre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 GreenThumb . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 W Marsden & Sons Ltd . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Hairdresser Hair by Zilla. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Health & Fitness Bircotes Leisure Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Laser Clinic Lighthouse Laser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Locksmith Metro Locksmith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 S F Locksmith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Logs Tickhill Barn Dried Logs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Opticians Woolcott Opticians. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7

Oven Cleaning Hobknobs Oven Cleaning Service . . . . . . . . . . 29 Oven Butler . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Painting & Decorating Serenity Decorating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Plumbing & Gas Services A* Plumbing & Heating . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 D Kelly Plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 James Winfrow . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Sanderson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Restaurants & Public Houses Blacksmith Arms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .1 Styrrup Hall Golf & Country Club . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Wellingtons CafĂŠ @ Cherry Lane. . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Roofing Torchmaster Roofing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Schools & Colleges Misson School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Skip Hire Retford Waste. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Slimming & Weight Loss Slimming World . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Solicitors Andrew Issacs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Supermarket ASDA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Television Repairs Telefix . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31

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