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April 2014 Volume 21 Issue 4

Inside this issue

Bowling invite.............................................................................. Page 6 Special Pull Out & Keep section Pubs & Cafes............ Page 17 Trip of a Lifetime......................................................................... Page 30

The editorial team reserve the right to edit, omit or hold-over copy. All contributions must be signed although names can be withheld if requested.Views expressed are not necessarily those of the editorial team. Reproduction of articles prohibited without prior permission of the editor and contributor. Pictures courtesy 1 of Tideswell Artability Group

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Dates for the Diary

From the Editor


very now and again things take one by surprise. I’m sure we can all think f examples but the one that springs to my mind has been the success of the Couch to 5K(ilometres) group started by Tideswell Running Club back in January.

Thu 10 - Down the Garden Path, David Bell, Local History Club, The Institute 20.00 Fri 11 - Opening of the History Phone Box, Fountain Square 12.00 Fri 11 - Tea With Mussolini (cert PG). Cressbrook Film Club 19.30 Sun 13 - Tidza Ramblers Meet Cherry Tree Square at 10.00. Thu 17 - Charity Quiz, The Star 21.00 Fri 18 - Good Friday Activity Worship, 10.00 Parish Church Thu 24 - Tideswell Cinema “Captain Phillips”, 19.30 The George Mon 28 - “The Winter’s Tale” ballet, Live from ROH, 19.30 The George Saturday 3 May, Tideswell Food Festival, 104, throughout the village. Sat 17 May - Kel Elliott band Wormhill Village Hall £8 19.30. Saturday 31 May West Gallery Quire Concert, 7pm, Christ Church Litton

I imagined that a hardy handful would turn out and over the ensuing 12 weeks, numbers would dwindle to one or two. But no. Over 20 turned up in the dark and cold of a lonesome Monday in early January. Now as the evening lengthens only three or four have dropped out (and for valid reasons of injuries only). The official meet on Monday is supplemented by a Wednesday run along the railway line and groups head off on a Saturday or Sunday to put in the third run of the week. The culmination of their 12 weeks’ training is the No Walk in the Park run in Chesterfield on 5th April. Let’s raise a cheer to those fabulous souls who have endured the wettest winter ever and here’s to many more surprises. Pete Hawkins

The Horse and Jockey

George Hotel Tideswell

2 Steaks on Tuesdays

01298 871382

with a bottle of wine £25

Fresh, homemade pub food. Pizzas eat in or take away

Curry Night Wednesdays 2 curries for £10

FOOD SERVED 12-3 & 5-8 Mon–Thurs, 5-9 Fri 12-9 Sat, 12-8 Sun

Normal homemade food served as well

WEEKDAY SOUP & SANDWICH £5 2 MAINS FOR £12.95 Mon – Fri 12pm- 6pm

Traditional homemade Sunday Dinners with all the trimmings £7.95 Friendly staff, log fires and Sky Sports


01298 872211

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Wormhill Wocks

Come and Sing


he Kel Elliott Band are performing at Wormhill Village Hall on Saturday 17th May at 7.30pm as part of the Live and Local events in Derbyshire.


ideswell Singers are enjoying learning some new repertoire to share with you on various occasions throughout the year. The first of these will be in All Saints Church,Youlgreave at 7:30pm on Saturday 5 April. Admission £7 includes refreshments. Proceeds in aid of church funds.

Kel Elliott is a singing female double bass player fronting an impressively energetic and dynamic band. Kel has what can only be described as distinctly rich and powerful vocals (think Alison Moyet bathed in chocolate). The band perform fresh selfpenned songs with catchy melodies and infectious grooves.

The Singers will be present at Tideswell Food Festival Saturday 3 May to delight you with favourite repertoire including tasty titbits to tickle your taste buds! We are also preparing for our next Come & Sing event on 10 May. This year will be Vivaldi Gloria. We are anticipating over 100 singers in our glorious Cathedral of the Peak. Do, please come and join us! If not as a singer, there will be a performance with visiting orchestra, Ad Hoc Baroque, at 6pm.

It’s a fund raiser for the village hall. We have accessible facilities and tickets are £8.00 available from Angie Taylor on 01298 871907.

Are you Privy?


ideswell Local History Club will be hearing a history of the Privy on Thursday 10th April at 8pm in The Institute. All are welcome although please bring your own paper.

For more information please visit www. or call Carol Bowns 01298 213577

The Anchor Inn

Meadow Lodge Catering for all occasions Parties – Anniversaries – Funeral Teas

Four Lane Ends, Tideswell

Finest locally sourced and home made produce, beautifully presented using fine white china, antique cake stands and fresh flowers.

A good old fashioned pub, situated on the A623 crossroads at Tideswell. We serve home made food by an award winning chef and have cask ales, all sourced within 20 miles!

All crockery, cutlery, napkins and table linen are included.

Delivered to your home or venue with an option of service

Follow us on Twiitter @anchortideswell to keep up to date with our offers and news.

Call Linda for a menu/chat on 01298 871694 or 07941 718674

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Community Kitchen Garden


Weather: even the weather was kind to us for the Work Party.

ast month we wrote down our wish list and didn’t we do well!

AND – something that was not even on our wish list, we were offered a greenhouse at a price not to be refused. Luckily we managed to take it down, and move it without breaking a single pane of glass. Now we need a base so that we can erect it in the Garden.

Containers: we have had offers of large containers for growing more vegetables and herbs. Volunteers: we had a great turnout for the first Garden Work Party and it was great to welcome new volunteers. Between us we were able to clear the slope that had become a bit of a dumping ground, getting it ready to plant wild flowers. Henry and Stuart disposed of all the old carpet, glass and metal which was good. So this area is going to become the Wildlife Garden. And a big thank you to the catering team from Café Church for providing the volunteers with cakes – they were much appreciated.

Do come and join our next Garden Work party on Sunday April 6th. Looking ahead to Tideswell’s 4th Food Festival on May 3rd, when the Garden will be full of fun and activities for all the family. A really good start to the 2014 season!



facials, skincare advice and eye enhancements

waxing and fake bake tanning

manicures and pedicures

special-occasion make-up & bridal packages (MAC products used)

Swedish body/back massage: with aromatherapy, excellent for relieving muscle and joint tension, stimulating the circulation & lymphatic system, soothing the nervous system & emotions, reducing stress & renewing energy.


ANGIE WARBURTON BA (hons), ITEC, VTCT, BABTAC PEEP-O-DAY, LITTON (H) 01298 871552 (M) 07968 352091

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GIFT VOUCHERS: a special beauty or massage treat makes a lovely present for any occasions - just a phone call away for free delivery to your door


Activity Worship



n important day in the Christian year, there will be a short Activity Worship at 10am in the Parish church on Friday 18th, and children of all ages are invited. Lots to do, lots to hear. More details will be available via our schools. A fun time for all, ending with Hot Cross Buns. Please come.


Try Reflexology or Indian Head Massage

Reflexology – Uses gentle pressure applied to the feet for relaxation and healing Indian Head Massage – Fully clothed and seated, your head and shoulders are massaged aiding relaxation and reducing tension

On Easter Day, the Parish Church service is at 9.30am, and we hope to welcome families and villagers to a wonderful time of celebration on this major festival day. (Some chocolate may be involved!)

Helen Almond, The Garden Room, Tideswell. Tel: 01298 872630 or 07895 538459 Email:

Patricia Lawton DipCFHP, MPSPract



held at Fountain Square Pharmacy Ltd, Tideswell on Thursdays.

a natural, safe and effective complimentary medicine to treat all chronic health conditions and to boost your immunity to disease.

Nail Trimming, Removal of Corns & Callouses Verruca Treatments

CALL 07968 167036 for an appointment 162 Baslow Rd, Totley, S17 4DR

For an appointment phone 01298 871249 or see The Pharmacy Staff For a home visit phone 07966 713098.

Parlour Blue

Tideswell Home items, accessories, jewellery, cards & gifts for all!

Dog Training at Fountain Square Hall Book now for February Classes Relaxed amd informal obedience class run by an experienced and qualified dog training instructor.

Opening times Tues to Fri 10-5 Sat 10-4 Closed Sun & Mon

For information and to book please contact Geraldine.

Tel: 01298 871210 or 07500 169185 Email:


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Come and Join Us

As a member the green and our excellent facilities are open for your use every day of the season (six months) except when it is being used for matches or competitions.


ideswell Bowling Club are opening their 2014 outdoor season on Saturday 29th March (elements permitting), and like most clubs and organisations we aim to recruit new members of any age, male, female, and juniors. So if you are a lapsed bowler, or someone who has never tried your hand at Crown Green bowling and would be interested in having a go, why not come along, have a go and see what the club is all about and what it has to offer. We would be pleased to talk to any potential new members and arrange tutorials for beginners if required.

Anyone who might be interested in joining and increasing their social contacts in the village, as well as getting fresh air and exercise in pleasant friendly surroundings is invited to contact John Hallows (07850 534002) or Alan Thornton (01298 872301) or come along and introduce yourself at the green. Give it a try - you won`t regret it and could even really enjoy it (its addictive).

We have a club night on Fridays and during the season play in three competitive leagues as well as playing friendly matches with other clubs around the area and running our own in-club competitions.

Sports Massage and Reexology Soft tissue therapy for improved performance and injury rehabilitation Please ask about Kinesio Taping, Deep Oscillation Therapy and Clinical Reexology Alice Lee-Overton MSMA MAoR 01298 872572/ 07730 587469 April 2014


Buy a Table Top

Eric Willis Memorial Fund



ideswell Bowling Club are very grateful for the donations received in memory of Eric.

ideswell Preschool are holding a table top sale and fun day on Saturday 5th April at The Old Grammar School, Tideswell from 10 - 12. All proceeds made will go towards improving our outdoor play area. Teas, coffees and cakes will be served. There will also be a colouring competition, egg treasure hunt, games and raffle prizes.

The money donated has been used to provide a new trophy for indoor bowls inscribed ‘Eric Willis Trophy’ and a ‘Companion Seat’ which will be sited by the green during the summer season and will be inscribed as a memorial to Eric.

Mr Collier will be bringing his Happy Valley model railway with Thomas, Gordon and all the crew for the children to have a go on. If you are interested in hiring a table to sell your items or promote your business then a donation of £5 would be much appreciated. Please phone Dawn or Julie on 07840 765377. Pick-up points near you 2nd May


4 days £269.00

3rd May


3 days £209.00

5th May


5 days £409.00

6th May


5 days £345.00

9th May


3 days £209.00

10th May


8 days £819.00

11th May


6 days £469.00

16th May


3 days £239.00

T: 01298 871222 F: 01298 872412 E: Anchor Garage Tideswell, Derbyshire, SK17 8RB


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Tidza Ramblers

The walk had been good but the weather simply exceptional for early March.


hough still officially winter it was like a perfect summer’s day as we set off from Grindleford. It was nice to have the company of some younger people too. We pooled our knowledge of the history of Padley Chapel, discovering that one of the martyrs had been a teacher in Tideswell. Coppice Woods beckoned, then the riverside path to Hathersage. A steady climb took us close to the hill fort of Carl Wark from where the views were panoramic.

Pot Holes

Helen Royle - 872507


he severe wet winter weather has caused extensive damage to the county’s roads. The County Councils taking action to mend as many potholes as quickly as possible - their road workers and external contractors are working extra hours to help fix the backlog.

Families were relaxing and children paddling in the sunshine at Padley Gorge. This was voted the best picnic spot in England with places like Kew Gardens and Blenheim Palace lower down the list. Perhaps their ice-cream vans are further away.

So far this year they have had 7,600 reports about potholes compared to 5,200 during the same period last year. If you do spot a pothole please report it online at



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Parish Council Matters


t the March Parish Council meeting, dog fouling was once again discussed. Despite the plea in the last issue of Village Voice, people continue to let their dog(s) foul and also leave bags of dog poo on other people’s property. Please stop this anti social behaviour. There is no excuse for it. On a more pleasant note, the Community Awards for 2014 were also discussed at the meeting. The standard of nominations is as high as ever . THE PRESENTATION NIGHT WILL BE ORGANISED SOON, AND WINNERS ANNOUNCED. The Derbyshire Association of Local Councils (DALC) will be giving training to members shortly. Members of Parish Councils have responsibilities, although they are unpaid volunteers. The law is specific on what the Council may and may not undertake, and all the Councillors are eager to learn more from DALC. Councillors felt that the road signs for Tideswell should be reviewed as visitors do not always find Tideswell easily, depending on which route they use into the village. The tenders for gardening work should be sent to our Interim Clerk Janice Jackson. (01629 650727) . Councillor Mary Landon(01298 871817) is happy to give information about the work, and further details are available on the Parish Notice Board. The notice board is getting a little full, as we have been unable to open part of it for some time. This will be rectified shortly. Thank you for to all for your patience. In the big scheme of things

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it has taken a back seat while we deal with other more pressing work. I would like to make a personal apology to residents who may have tried to contact me after the stormy, windy weather. Our telephone line blew down around the same time as the Sherwood Road tree, and we had no land line for 11 days. Consequently, the voice mail was full when we finally were back on line, and I had 535 emails to answer. If you had been trying to contact me, apologies. Sue Barber on behalf of Tideswell Parish Council

Hearty Health Check The NHS Health Check programme is aimed at people aged between 40 and 74 who feel generally well and are not already known to their GP for existing cardiovascular conditions. The County Council fund the testing programme as part of their public health responsibilities to catch problems early and reduce future health and social care costs. But although the tests are free, only 60% of the residents who qualify are taking up the offer. Cardiovascular disease, which can lead to heart attacks and strokes, is a significant cause of premature death and disease in Derbyshire. The NHS Health Check involves taking a small blood sample from a finger pin prick to test for cholesterol. Blood pressure is also checked and lifestyle issues such as smoking and diet are discussed to create a cardiovascular disease risk score which, if high, can be addressed. 10


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Diagnostic Dogs


ave you heard of Diagnostic Dogs? If you are interested in dogs and / or you have diabetes, epilepsy , cancer or many other ailments, then you should come along to an amazing talk. Nicola from the Diagnostic Dogs Charity will be giving an illustrated talk , hosted by High Peak Diabetic Self Help group at 7.00pm on Monday 19th May at the Buckingham Hotel, Buxton. Please come along to find out more, to learn something new... and to support this wonderful charity. No charge, but a fund raising raffle will be held on the night. For more information contact Sue Barber on 01298 871644.



Tue/Wed Evenings 7.30 pm Old Grammar School, Tideswell

New Members Welcome

From Tideswell to Somerset


ell done to Phil Stafford for his delivery of food etc from our village to the flood victims in Somerset. His Shop in Tideswell van was packed solid, and demonstrated what a caring community we are. There is a display of some of the photos he took in the Parish Church. Do pop in and have a look. It really did look like an inland sea. There is also a display about the Air Ambulance. Each month the church has a particular focus, and April’s highlights the amazing work the helicopter does. It is called out to an emergency situation on average three times day - life saving missions - and each flight costs around £1700. We hope we never need it - but how grateful we should be that it is there. All the money to support and run this service has to be raised, as it receives no government help. The Anchor pub is holding a fundraising event on Friday 20th June - a date for the diary, and an opportunity to show our support.

A warm welcome to all! No previous experience necessary.

This friendly, mixed voice choir meet Wednesdays 7:30 in Litton Village Hall.

Flowers, Plants, Coffee & Cake.

Beautiful gift bouquets and arrangements, delivery to Tideswell.

Tideswell Band

While enjoying a yummy treat customers can also browse the wide selection of gifts and cards we have available.

Rehearse Mon & Fri, 7.30pm - 9.00pm in the Youth Club

We are always looking for new players and committee members Please come along

Bradwell, Hope Valley, S33 9JL

01433 621133

Contact Simon on 07762 797595 or Libs 07748 987503

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What’s on at Nicholson Court • • •

Chair Based Exercises - Friday mornings 10am Bingo – Friday 18 April 2.30pm Quiz Night – Tuesday 29th April 7pm. Refreshments provided but please feel free to bring along your favourite tipple! ALL WELCOME

We also have a good sized communal lounge with kitchen facilities available to hire for meetings, groups etc.

Over 55? - Flats available on this warm and friendly court. Feel free to come for a look round and a chat.

For more information on any of the above, please contact Claire Lamb, Court Manager, Nicholson Court, Chantry Lane, Tideswell, Derbyshire SK17 8PX. Tel; 0370 192 4164.

Tidza Fitness Classes

Come and try your local exercise groups, all classes are designed to suit all levels of fitness as you workout at your own pace. These classes are ideal for beginners and regular exercisers. Classes are held at the Fountain Square church hall and cost £5. Circuits Monday 7-8pm - just turn up. These classes are a mixture of group aerobic exercises and individual exercise stations. Spin Tuesday 1-2pm or 7pm-8pm and Friday 1-2pm or 7.30pm-8.30pm A mixture of sprints, hill climbs, seated climbs and aero racing all without leaving the church hall. All songs are choreographed giving you a great workout. Prefer to train at home? Not a problem, why not have some 1-2-1 personal training at YOUR HOUSE, these sessions are planned to meet your individual needs and goals, e.g. weight loss, toning, to improve your overall health. SPECIAL RATES FOR VV READERS Mountain biking Monthly ladies only evening bike rides See website or call for details, these rides are designed for ALL abilities and cost £5, also available to guide groups or individuals Aromatherapy massage Had a hard week at work, getting stressed at home, why not indulge in a relaxing massage. Sweat and Smile Personal Training is fully insured and we can be contacted on: Mobile: 07914817073 | Facebook: sweat and smile personal training Twitter: sweatandsmile | Website:


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Allotment Show


s of the 1st of April there will just 152 days to go before the next Tideswell Show on August 30th. Now is the time to plan your entries for 2014. At the Allotment Association’s AGM last month it was reported that at the successful 2013 Show all the entries came from Tideswell and the immediate locality. Don’t forget this is an Open Show so your entry will be welcomed. More details will follow in the few remaining months ahead so get planning and get planting. For further details of the Allotment Association and the Show go to

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Litton Concert


aturday 31st May Concert, 7pm, Christ Church Litton

Come and enjoy the Nottingham-based West Gallery Quire ‘Tuesday Occasionals’ who will sing the music of 18th Century English parish churches and nonconformist Chapels, along with the American Shapenote music derived from it. Like Derbyshire’s local Village Carols, this music is lively and harmonious, a joy to sing and listen to. Please come along to find out more – tickets are £5 and the concert starts at 7pm, lasting about two hours. Refreshments will be served. Call 01298 871317 or email with booking enquiries.


Cressbrook Film Club


n Friday 11th April, CFC are showing Tea With Mussolini (cert PG)

This is a story of civilised disobedience based on the childhood memories of Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, set in Florence during the dawn of WW2.

You can contact David on 01298 872 144 to renew your membership, become a member and book guest tickets in advance – vital for a good seat. Go to the website for future films, events and the location of the venue. Need a new website or an old one saving?

A haven for English ‘gentility’ is where tea is served at 4 o’clock precisely each tranquil afternoon, when a diverse group of women meet for tea. As the political climate shifts towards fascism, the ladies must face some inevitable changes. Starring Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Lily Tomlin, Cher and Joan Plowright. Guest tickets available at £5.00 per film for adults and £3 for kids.Doors open at 7.30pm, the film starts at 8pm and lasts 112mins.

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The TDCA is always happy to consider written applications from groups within the community who need extra financial support for a project. Please send any such applications to Sandra Howard, November Cottage, Bank Square, Tideswell.

200+ Club

Thank you.

The results of the March 2014 200+ Club draw £25 - 236, £20 - 143, £100 - 047 £10 - 181, £10 - 127

Band on the Run

Congratulations to all the winners. During the past season the membership has fallen by seven due to a variety of reasons. We can still call ourselves a 200+ club as there are 201 members! But why don’t YOU join your Community Association and help bring the numbers back up? It is only £12 for the whole year with prizes every month. The money raised benefits the community. If you would like to join please contact Dorothy Whitehouse 871661 or Judy Cooke 872408. The free “Welcome Pack” for new residents is available at Peaches Fruit Shop Please would all businesses and local organisations let me know of any changes to contacts, meeting venues and times, phone numbers etc. so that I can keep the information right up to date. If you wish to advertise in the pack please contact me.

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Dorothy Whitehouse 871661


s many of you will now know, Tideswell Band members Emma Thurlby & Simon Lewis will be taking part in this years London Marathon as part of the Huddersfield Marathon band. Their aim is to raise as much money as possible for the deafblind charity Sense and, who knows, possibly set a new world record for a brass band to complete a marathon. To help with the fund raising a quiz is being held at The Star on Thursday 17th April at 9pm. Please come along and support this worthy cause, and enjoy a few beers as well to kick start your bank holiday weekend!

Appealing Daffs


he Buxton Soroptimists have helped the Marie Curie Charity again this year, by bag packing and collecting. Soroptimist International is a world wide organisation for women.The Buxton members carry our service to other charities in the area and each year support the Marie Curie Daffodil appeal. This year they raised well over a thousand pounds. 16

Pubs and Cafes in Tideswell and District In the first of a series of regular special Pull Out and Keeps, we highlight this month all those opportunities to indulge in Tideswell and District. Our local pubs and cafes are the lifeblood of our community and need our support. If you have a holiday cottage and would like more copies of this insert, please contact the editor – a nominal charge may apply.

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The Anchor Inn Originally three cottages, then a farmhouse about 450 years ago, the Anchor Inn became an ale house in 1699, situated conveniently on the A623 a main thoroughfare between Chesterfield and Manchester and on a junction between many local villages. Allegedly haunted, why not visit and find out more? At the same time you can enjoy cask ales and an extensive bar, sample locally sourced and home-cooked food made to order from an award-winning chef (pies are a speciality) and luxuriate in the warmth of open fires.You can even feel virtuous as you stroll the half mile from and back to Tideswell to sample the ambience of the Anchor! With special meal deals and weekly offers visit the website: or contact them on 01298 871371. From Trip Advisor: “The Anchor is now a regular eatery for us. Booking for Sunday lunch is advised as it can get busy, not surprisingly given the quality of the food.” February 2014

The George Inn The George is a listed building retaining many original attractive features from the early 1700s when it was built by the 3rd Duke of Devonshire, Henry Cavendish, in honour of George II. Traditionally called “The George Hotel”, it is more in the style of an Inn and is soon to be named as such. With an extensively stocked bar, busy restaurant, free Wi-Fi and plenty of outside seating, The George has a warm welcome for locals and visitors alike. The George is also home to Tideswell’s popular cinema club, and pre-film meals are available. Find out more at the website: or by calling 01298 871382. From Trip Advisor: “The food at The George hotel was fantastic, we couldn’t fault anything. We will definitely be returning soon.” January 2014

The Horse and Jockey A friendly, local, family-run pub offering a warm welcome to visitors and regulars alike. With food made from local home grown produce, cask conditioned beers and real ales together with wines, spirits and soft drinks, you can enjoy the snug bar, spacious dining areas or sitting outside watching the world pass by. With an extensive menu, a steak night, curry night and fabulous Sunday Roasts, you are bound to find something to tempt your palate. The pub also has Sky Sports for those essential fixtures. Find out more at the website: or call 01298 872211. From Trip Advisor: “Menu was simple but good value and the portions were huge, hot, beautifully cooked and delicious!” February 2014 April 2014


Peak District Parlour The newly opened Peak District Parlour offers a variety of home cooked meals, excellent teas and coffees and has a well-stocked and imaginative deli counter, specialising in British meats and cheeses.You can be sure of a welcoming smile and some delicious home-made cakes (made daily). Freshly baked bread is also delivered daily from Chesterfield. Owners Heather Shirt and Wayne Simpson also offer outside catering and a mobile bar. The Peak District Parlour is opposite the bank and open every day from 8am – 5pm, including Sundays and don’t worry, it still sells the excellent Peak District Dairy ice creams! You can contact the Parlour on 01298 873100.

Vanilla Kitchen Vanilla Kitchen has a commitment to good home cooking made with fresh, local ingredients from which are prepared in season. Offering a warm welcome to locals, and all visitors including walkers and cyclists, this dog-friendly, fully-licenced café offers cakes, snacks and delicious meals as well as the best coffee (also organic and Fairtrade) for miles around. Sunday lunches are excellent and need to be booked, and the new owners also deliver Sunday lunch to those who cannot get out and about. Find out more at the website: From Trip Advisor: “We enjoyed a very pleasant lunch and found the staff and owner very helpful and baby friendly. Food was very good too.” February 2014

The Star Inn Based on Tideswell’s High Street, the Star is open every day and offers food from 6pm – 8.30pm Monday – Saturday and between 12 and 2pm on Sundays.

The Angler’s Rest Situated on the banks of the river Wye at Miller’s Dale the Angler’s Rest offers food daily from 1230 to 1430 and in the evening from 1830 to 2030.

The Red Lion The Red Lion in Litton is open every day from 12 noon and food is served from opening time until 9pm Monday to Saturday, and until 8pm on Sundays.


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Village Green Café The Village Green Cafe in Eyam offers fantastic fair-trade coffees and gorgeous cakes made here on the premises.You can have a home-cooked breakfast or a light lunch, made from great ingredients (including some sourced from local producers). All food is freshly prepared. The Village Green café has a children’s menu, high-chairs and seating inside and out. It also offers items for special diets, such as soya milk or gluten free choices. They will also prepare you a picnic, or provide hot soups for themos flasks. Community is at the heart of the café which is a regular stop for cyclists, walkers and climbers (dogs are welcome too - spot the large jar of bonios in the window!). The café has free wi-fi for customers. Although a relatively new business Village Green has been a finalist in the cafe category in the Derbyshire Food and Drink Awards for the past two years and has also been awarded the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark. Inside the café you will find the work of local artists and some truly lovely British products; some made in the Peak District so whether you’re local or a visitor, if you’re looking for a gift, it could be well worth popping in to visit. Opening hours are 10-4 daily (hours are extended during peak season) and the website address is: .You can also telephone on 01433 631293. From Trip Advisor: “We found this great cafe when we arrived in Eyam for a midweek break. It was a very cold day, but we got a really warm welcome and although it was well after 2pm it was no problem to order lunch. This was of a really high quality made with delicious fresh ingredients.” February 2014

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Tideswell Cinema


“Captain Phillips”

id you know that you don’t have to travel miles to go to the cinema?! Although Tideswell Cinema is a membership organisation, it is open for guest members to come to see any of our films, which are always shown upstairs in The George at 7.30pm, and usually on a Thursday evening, every month between September and April. It is run by a committee of local volunteers, and since September 2012 has also been showing Live screenings from The National Theatre and The Royal Opera House in London. The programme and further details are available on the website www. The Oscar nominated film “Captain Phillips” has been chosen as our April film. It is to

be shown on Thursday 24th April. (Guests - £4.75). Those who have already seen this recently released film say it is fantastic, and it has been reviewed as “smart, powerfully acted, and incredibly intense”. Starring Tom Hanks (“a brilliant performance”), it is the true story of Captain Richard Phillips and the 2009 hijacking by Somali pirates - the first American cargo ship to be hijacked in 200 years. The film focuses on the relationship between Captain Phillips and the Somali pirate captain who takes him hostage. Both men find themselves eventually at the mercy of forces they cannot control. Meals are available at The George before the performance. (We also have a film in May, as we are rescheduling the Italian film “Il Postino”, to be shown on 15th.)

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Prepare the filling by mixing the fruit with the muscovado sugar and cinnamon. Melt the butter and brush over the dough. Scatter the fruit mixture over, leaving a 2.5 cm border. Starting at the longest side, roll it up like a swiss roll and pinch the edges together to seal and then cut into 8 even slices. Place the rolls cut side up into the tin and cover with cling film and leave to rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size. Preheat the oven to 190°C and bake for 2030 minutes or until golden brown and risen. Remove from the oven and allow the buns to cool on a wire rack. Prepare a little fondant icing by mixing icing sugar with a little water until a smooth but thick paste is achieved. Brush the Chelsea buns with the apricot jam glaze and drizzle the fondant icing over the top in a zigzag pattern. Leave to cool completely and serve with freshly brewed tea.

Grease an 18cm round spring form tin. Sift the flour, sugar, yeast and salt into a large bowl. Rub in the butter. In a bowl, mix the milk and egg. Make a well in the centre of the flour mixture and pour the liquid in. Bring the mixture together with a rounded knife and then knead for 10 minutes on a lightly floured surface until the dough is smooth and elastic.

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Litton Parish Matters Pursglove News


ast month I reported on the grounds maintenance contract and explained that Barrett Lane in Litton is allowed to become overgrown in the early autumn to provide a supply of sweet cicily seeds for use in the well dressing. Since then I have been told there is an ample stock of seeds and supplies can be secured elsewhere. So Barrett Lane will be cut back in the autumn to provide a clear route for walkers.

Overall the Parish is relatively litter free and for this we have to thank all those residents who take the trouble to pick up litter as they walk around our roads, tracks and lanes or who come together for a communal litter pick. Unfortunately the same can not be said about dog fouling and there are some locations which are particularly badly affected. The Parish Council has ordered a number of signs to warn against dog fouling and will be installing a bin on Bottomhill Road in Litton. If you know of an area which is particularly badly affected please let your local Councillor know and we will try to do something about it. This year the Council will be holding its Annual Parish Meeting on Wednesday 21 May from 6.30 to 7.30 pm and nearer the time we will be circulating the agenda and further information to all households. It is important to the Council that we listen to what you say and check that what we are doing and plan to do reflects the needs of the Parish. So please make a note of the date in your diary and further information will arrive early in May. John Evans (Chair)

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The last few months at Bishop Pursglove Primary School have been extremely busy as usual. Pupils at the school are working as hard as ever in lessons and many children have been achieving ‘Gold’ as part of the School’s Going for Gold’ scheme and took part in a fabulous Cocktail Party at the end of term. The scheme encourages the children to think about their individual role within the school community and how the choices they make can help the people around them. We have also celebrated World Book Day in school and the children and staff came dressed as their favourite book character. There were some lovely costumes including: Draco Malfoy (Harry Potter), Mr Strong (Mr Men) and even the Queen of Hearts (Alice in Wonderland). Photographs are on the school website. Staff are pleased to announce that the School’s SIRR (School Improvement Review Record) was graded ‘Outstanding’. This is a tribute to all the hard work that governors, staff and pupils have put in to make the school an exciting, friendly and enjoyable place to learn. We are currently working alongside our colleagues at Stoney Middleton School to implement the changes in the Government’s New National Curriculum, which is due to take effect in September 2014. This is an exciting time in school as children across Key Stage 1 and 2, in both schools, will get to learn about new intriguing topics! 26


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East, Felling Male Voice Choir and soloist Kieron-Connor Valentine. where we intend to use the acoustics of this church to their full potential. Tickets are available from the Choir Box Office 01538 266358 with proceeds going towards this year’s adopted charities, Blythe House and Ashgate Hospice.


n February 2014 we spent a weekend at Hope College recording our latest CD which we hope to release by the end of March 2014. The choir heads for Wales to perform in Tenby as guests of Tenby Male Voice Choir on Thursday 27th March and with Cor Abergwaun. a 40 strong mixed choir, in St David’s Cathedral.

More information on the choir and events can be viewed on www,

Closer to home, on the 11th April the choir will be performing at a charity event on behalf of Parkinson’s UK at St Johns Church Walton, starting at 19:30.

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At 19:30 on the 12th April at St Johns Church Buxton, the choir commences it’s own 2014 event season. The choir will perform with guests from the North

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Living History


fter weeks of careful planning, Sunday February 23rd arrived and it was all hands on deck for our Magic Lantern Show. Cakes had been baked, tables laid with cloths and napkins, best china all ready and the projector ready to go. The official start time was 2 p.m,. However, shortly after 1.30 p.m our first viewers arrived, very quickly followed by more and more and more! HELP – panic set in, tables were removed, chairs re-arranged and all our careful planning went out of the window. We eventually accommodated just over 100 people but reassured all those we had to turn away that we would have another show very soon. The event was a huge success and it thrilled us that so many of you came and supported us. We went on to have a further 3 more shows, again each one was enjoyed by all. We did notice that some people attended twice and three times, proof that all the hard work that our wonderful 'photo archivist' Paul Harrison has put into the show has been worthwhile.

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n exciting programme of live screenings, and encores is scheduled by Tideswell Cinema, and as tickets go quickly, if you are interested please book soon, so that you are not disappointed. On 28th April, straight from the Royal Opera House, the ballet based on Shakespeare's great romance "The Winter's Tale" is to be screened. This is Christopher Wheeldon's new ballet - the man behind the enchanting "Alice In Wonderland" ballet which was shown here in 2013. It is a story of endearing love, loss and reconciliation, and is the highlight of The Royal Opera

All the delicious cakes were eaten, thank you to Janice , Helen and Diane for your help with serving the teas and baking, to Andrew for help with the chairs and to Thomas Eccles for designing the fantastic poster for us, you all did a wonderful job. Our next event is the 'Opening of the History Box' in Fountain Square on Friday 11th April at 12 noon. Do come along and witness this special occasion. Please wear something red for this special occasion! The box will contain lots of interesting features and be a great asset to the village. We will be in the vestry at Fountain Square Church from 11 a.m onwards with another display of photographs and teas and coffees will be available. All entrants of our 'poetry competition' have been invited and we hope to see you all there. Thank you very much. Tideswell Living History - 871900

House's ballet season. To book, contact 01298 872993 or email tideswellcinema@ Tickets cost £15 (£12.50 concessions). Early next month the live screening of "King Lear", from The National Theatre on 1st May, is fully booked but we are showing an encore on Thursday 8th May, and tickets still remain (£10). This is a production directed by Sam Mendes, and stars the acclaimed actor Simon Russell Beale. Bookings are also now being taken for the Alan Ayckbourn play "A Small Family Business", to be screened on Thursday 12th June, with an encore on Monday 16th June. 29

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r so it was in July 1939 when Robinsons of Chesterfield celebrated their 100th anniversary by taking three thousand five hundred of their employees and guests on a day out to London. John Robinson, one of the family firm, told of this amazing trip at the March meeting of Tideswell Local History Club. What a remarkable day this turned to be! It was organised in two months flat and with military precision. Eight special colourcoded steam trains left Chesterfield around 5am. The guests had a slap-up breakfast enroute, and were met by 72 buses in London and ferried in shifts to Westminster Abbey, the Tower and London Zoo. All the guests had previously been given colour-coded badges and handbooks which kept them strictly to their own timetable. Only about four people missed the train – but what a day they missed! Robinsons must be one of the oldest companies in Britain. Originally they were potters, but by the 1600s had moved to producing clay tobacco pipes. In 1839 they bought a pill box company from a Mr Fletcher of Middleton by Youlgreave and grew to be the largest cardboard box manufacturer in the country (at one time they were sending 4.5 million Smartie tubes to York every week). The Crimean War encouraged Robinsons to diversify into lint manufacture and the production of surgical dressings and so they became a major employer in Chesterfield.

eaten so much food in their lives” with luncheon and high tea at Lyons Corner Houses and another meal on the train going home. Having seen the sights of London, they all attended a special variety concert in the Albert Hall which had 12 different acts on during the night including Tommy Trinder and Binnie Hale. The company employed a large number of teenage girl operatives and to look after their moral welfare in the big city, they were taken late to London Zoo and then bussed directly to the Albert Hall. At one point during the evening a large deputation of the Robinson family came on stage to welcome and thank their employees. Interestingly, the Albert Hall only cost £150 to hire, whilst the artistes stood them at £600. For today’s equivalent John works on a ratio of: £1 in 1939 money is equivalent to £50 today. This puts the cost of the entire trip at £300,000! A few years ago, John tried to cost a similar excursion at today’s prices, but soon found out that in our whiz-kid, computer-driven age, such a mass-movement of the people would be impossible to lay on. Such was the scale of the whole operation that it caught the attention of the media. There were several big features in the press and newsreel footage of the trip was being shown in picture houses. On a much more sober footing, the organisers were instructed to note the whereabouts of A.R.P. air-raid shelters in case WW2 was declared. It started two months later. Thanks very much John for the “Trip of a Lifetime”- a superb piece of social history.

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Parking Fraud Alert


erbyshire police are urging motorists to remain vigilant following reports of bogus parking fines. Fraudsters are contacting victims by email claiming that they have to pay a parking fine when they have not been in the area at the time of the incident. The email contains a suspicious attachment where victims are asked to download a form for making a payment and photographic evidence of the parking incident. The emails originate from justice.alerts@ and have been spoofed to make it appear as though they have been sent from These emails are not from the Ministry of Justice or GovDelivery. Detective Inspector Rob King, Head of the Derbyshire Economic Crime Unit said: “I would like to urge anyone that receives one of these emails not to open the attachment as it is likely to contain a virus. Instead delete the email and report the incident to Action Fraud.” Detectives have teamed up with Derbyshire County Council and Derby City Council in a bid to Stamp out Fraud in Derbyshire. The countywide drive focuses on increasing public knowledge of different types of fraud to protect Derbyshire residents from becoming a victim of the crime.

E-Library Books Derbyshire library users will be able to borrow more eBooks − and they could win a new eReader for either themselves or a friend. The library service is taking part in a pilot scheme to make more eBooks available. This means that eBook borrowers can download more than 1,000 titles which are not available in other areas. The aim is to carry out research into the impact of eBook lending in public libraries on authors, publishers and on the library service so that a suitable model can then be rolled out nationwide. The extra eBooks include titles from major publishing houses and prominent authors. These include ‘Bring up the Bodies’, the Booker prize winning novel by Derbyshire born Hilary Mantel, ‘Time to be in Earnest’ by PD James and ‘The Hell of it All’ by Charlie Brooker. During the pilot year of the eBook scheme anyone who has borrowed an eBook will be entered into a prize draw to win an eReading device. The eBooks can be borrowed for 21 days after which time they are automatically deleted from the borrower’s mobile device. This eBook service is open to Derbyshire library members. Membership is open to anyone who lives, works or studies in Derbyshire. For more information about joining the library service or about eBooks please visit

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Bowl’d Over


reetings bowlers & all you people yearning to be bowlers, this is neither epistle or missive more a mere memo. By the time you read this we will have put away the short mats & associated equipment for the summer & we’ll soon be gracing the hallowed (ha, ha John, I didn’t see that coming!) green which John Hallows is nurturing with dedicated care. Our first event of the season has little to do with bowls but a lot to do with fun & money – we’re always short of the filthy lucre. Come to our quiz at the Horse & Jockey Thurs. 27th March (not Feb. as I wrote last month – sorry if you went.) If you want fish & chips at 7.15pm please tell a committee member asap & give them £6. If you only want to quiz (starts 9pm) pay £1 on the night.

shifty when you say, ‘I regularly do half an hour’s daily vigorous exercise’. Sleep well, travel safely & have fun on the green. Griff.

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ideswell Tennis Club is a small but perfectly formed club who play regularly throughout the year on the Astroturf courts up at the school. If you’re interested in picking up your racket again, or have recently moved to the area and are looking for a friendly club, then contact Alice Overton on 01298 872462 for more details.

We will be opening the green on Sat. 29th march with a club competition. After that you’re welcome to come bowling. If you take it up you’ll be able to look your doctor straight in the eye & tell him/her that you do exercise regularly, instead of looking

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April 2014 The Village Voice, Tideswell  

The newsletter of the Derbyshire village of Tideswell

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