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Tideswell Cricket Club May match reports 4 May - Baslow v Tideswell :TCC 194-6, Baslow 100 *11 May – Tideswell v Parkhead: Parkhead 132-8, TCC 135-3 After the long unbroken mont hs of sunshine, the cricket season is finally upon us. But while the weather leaves plenty to be desired, the quality of the cricket has been good. TCC normally begin the season with an away defeat by Baslow, from which it is possible to draw certain conclusions, e.g. whether the team has anyone capable of respectable batting, bowling or fielding this season. In 2003 one name has made the list in emphatic style – Pat Cafferky, whos e 110*, including 5 sixes and 11 fours, laid the foundation for what was the first win in this fixture for at least 10 years. Mike Sayers (37) shared in a 160 partnership that built a total Baslow were unable to get near – especially with this season’s captain John Goddard also establishing his credentials with 417 off six overs and 3 catches. Naturally morale was good for the following weekend, though Sheffield’s Parkhead CC can field a formidable friendly side. John Goddard put the visitors in to bat in chilly conditions on a dampish wicket whic h concealed occasional spiteful bounce. Soni (32) and Noble (39) were the top scorers in a cautious innings that set a manageable target – if the weather would allow. In the end it was bad light that was the greatest threat, and full credit to the visitors for sportingly playing on in the deep gloom after 8 p.m. as Tides well finally ground out the runs. The winning shot was hit by Tim Pepper (40*), the other main scorer being Mike Sayers, who had to retire hurt on 48 with a pulled muscle. Tideswell’s young bowlers also starred: Matt Turner took 3-12 and Ryan Finney 220. Despite the fact that on 18th May the conditions did not allow even a start against BT Pensions, we wouldn’t want to leave any blank spaces, so here

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Copy date June 18th : Deli very date June 26th Ed itor: Tim Sly field TJ Serv ices 16 Queen St Tideswell 01298 871478 Please note The delivery date is dependent on copy being sent on time. It takes five days from copy being received to delivery. The Editor reserves the right to alter, omit or hold over copy to another issue. Unsigned articles will not be printed, but names will be withheld if requested. The views expressed in the issue are not necessarily those of the editorial team.


Offers of help with Marshalling the Inter inns run & the Carnival Parades to ROBERT BARRETT 01298 871873 THIS IS URGENT ! The Police have made it quite clear that we must have many more Marshals than in previous years .



Kevin’s Community Corner. Kevin Lowe, our Community Police Officer/Beat Manager, reports that, as a result of information received from the community, a person was arrested under suspicion of stealing radio aerials from cars parked in High St about a month ago. This person, Kevin says, was not from Tideswell, but a local youth has also been arrested as an accomplice. Both of these people are going through the judicial procedure. Kevin said ‘This is the sort of co-operation that gets results for us all. When members of the public are willing to give us information that the police can act on, we will’. Kevin went on to say ‘I am very grateful for the help that you have given me and I hope that this will encourage more co-operation between the police and the community, thank you’. Kevin can be contacted on 01629 762029. IF YOU CAN READ THIS SO CAN YOUR POTENTIAL CUSTOMERS FOR PRICING PLEASE CONTACT THE EDITOR 871478

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Dear Sir, I feel compelled to write this letter in response to the seemingly endless stream of "We hate the young people of Tides well" whinges featured in this publication. Most of these seem to be based around "I shouted/whined/ threat ened them wit h death but they didn't listen." I'm not surprised. If you really expect them to immediately stop whatever they are doing, you have forgotten what it is like to be young. It is true that, for better or for worse, the young people of today have more freedom and more legal protection than ever before. While we can sit around shaking our heads and grumbling about it, at the end of the day we must face the facts. Encouraging a "them and us" mentality is not the solution to any problem, and neither is complaining about it in the hope that it will go away. I believe that the only practical method of dealing with this "youthful exuberance" is for the older generations to win the respect of the young people of Tideswell, as painful as it may sound. We young people are not inherently evil - but shouting at us will get you nowhere in this day and age. A little mutual respect, however, can go a long way. Yours faithfully, George Walkden (17 and a half) Mayfield House, Terrac e road, Tides well

ADULT EDUCATION IN THE HOPE VALLEY May 10th –17th Adult Learners Week. Look out for local events, and items on TV , radio and in the press. There will be a Formal opening of the new Multi-Media Workshop in the College During the afternoon of Wednesday May 14t . We are organising an Open Afternoon and Evening to launch the "Community Involvement" and Access Programme on Wed 18th June, 12.30 - 3pm and 6.30- 9pm. For anyone interested in becoming more involved in their community or voluntary activities. Develop your skills and knowledge. Also for anyone interested in access to higher education. Short Summer courses to include: Interested in learning about the Internet ? Join a session of Becoming Web wise. Phone for further details Summer Water Colours" (painting & drawing). Five weeks on Thursday evenings with Veronica Simpson starting June 5th. 7 -9pm (venues to be arranged -outdoors, weather permitting!) "French for Holidays" -a short six week course to help your holiday run more smoothly, or for an introduction to a full French course in September. Beginners only!

Stove & Cooker Centre For the finest selection of Stoves and Cooking Ranges– right on your doorstep. Also a wide range of fire and cooking accessories . Logs.



Made to measure pine furniture Commercial Rd Tideswell 01298 871223

New village class in Bradwell: IT Class Computing on Thursdays 1.30- 3.30 p.m. starting May 8th.

SOMETHING NEW! "Singing for All" -starts Monday evening 28th April. No experience necessary. Come along to enjoy and improve your singing musical abilities in a friendly group. Mondays at Hope Valley College -Beginners Computing 1 -3.15 p.m., starting 12th May for nine weeks “Map & Compass": two outdoor sessions in the Hope Valley area: 6.30 9.30 pm on 7th and 14th July. Practise and improve your navigation skills!

ADULT EDUCATION IN THE HOPE VALLEY FIRST AID COURSE -for parents and carers. Saturday 10th and 17th May. 9.15- 12.45 p.m. Certificated. (Venue to be confirmed) Has your certificate run out? (or about to?), then "Foundation Certificate in Food Hygiene" is for you! Three sessions- Wednesday mornings, 4th, 11th and 18th June. Valid for 3 years. let us know if you need childcare. Computer Aided Design and Manufacture. "Taster" sessions Mondays 16th and 23rd June (6.30- 9.30 p.m.) Welding "Taster" sessions on Thursdays 19th and 26th June 7.15 -9pm (students can choose to take City & Guilds Basic Welding in September, if they wish ) New Computer class on Tuesday evenings in Castleton. Phone for details Brush up your Maths! Monday evenings, 7.15- 9.15 pm FREE of charge. Pre GCSE class. (GCSE Maths planned for adults, starting September) Aerobics at Bradwell, restarts 9th April and continues after Easter. Wednesday 9.30 10.30 am with crèche. Lip reading. Thursday mornings, 10 12 noon Call us to book a place or for further details on 01433~ 620662 Or e mail us at CRESSBROOK WELLB LESS ING & GALA DAY Sunday June 15th

Blessing of the Wells and Gala Day Commencing at 2.00 p.m.

Monday June 16th

Quiz Night at the Cressbrook Club

Wednesday June 18th

Family Sports Night at 6.00 p.m. on the Village Green

Friday 20th June

Mystery Event at Cressbrook Club

Sat 21st June

Buffet and Band at Cressbrook Club 8 p.m. onwards Torchlight procession at 10.00 p.m.

Not just a Wife Swap, a complete Life Swap! Fed up with your job? Fancy driving a Rolls to the supermarket for a change? Or maybe you'll even be chauffeur driven - you never know what could happen A new programme by the BBC is looking for two families to swap jobs, lives and schools for one week in what is likely to be not only an educational experience but also a lot of fun for all involved. If this doesn't appeal to you, the hunt is on for Britain's Worst Driver 2003. If you’ve got a friend, relation or work colleague who’s woeful behind the wheel, it’s your duty to get in touch! Nominate your dangerous duffers, and as well as transforming their driving skills, Britain’s Worst Driver 2003 will be giving away big prizes to the most improved drivers Log on to Exchange & Mart < for details of both. Finally, there's still time to catch Be a Grand Prix Driver - but hurry because this exciting series ends on May 26 when Vicki Butler-Henderson and Tiff Needell report from Monza in Italy where the winner of The 2003 Exchange & Mart F1 Drivers' Challenge competes in the Thoroughbred Grand Prix. Tune in to Radio Five Live on Mondays at 8.30 pm.

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Guild Decoration

In reply to the letter in the last village voice re. the closure of the ESM. Firstly may I question the reasoning of the editorial committee in allowing such an article to be printed with 'name withheld'. If the village voice has become the tool by which people can write personal criticism and not even have to sign their article, then I fear you are on a downward spiral.

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The 5 members of the committee have made not secret that the club was in financial difficulties; indeed it was made perfectly clear at the last AGM. I have told everyone that has shown an interest, or who has passed comment over the last 6 months, that the club is on the verge of closure. As a committee we have almost begged people to join us.


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What has actually happened is the club should have closed its doors many months ago, but sheer hard work and determination from the very small committee has kept it open. May I make one thing perfectly clear? The strippers were organised by Tideswell football club, who asked the club if they could use the venue for the evening. We were not in a position to turn down any trade, despite the fact that the committee were very much against the idea of strippers. With regard to the club being run as a youth club -ever since the club was opened in the 1960's it has been a rule that anyone over the age of 16 years can become a member and purchase alcohol. The young members of the club, on the whole, have never been any trouble; they have shown unfailing support for the club, making it their meeting place during the week. Surely this is better than 'hanging around' in the street and up to no good? They organised a float in last year's carnival with much hard work and enthusiasm, which won the section. With regard to charging on the door, the club needed £2,500 per week just to break even. What many people don't realise is the club (although seen as an institution) is a business. For 4 years, I have given 100% commitment to the club, working countless unpaid hours along with the other committee members, we have neither asked for or received any thanks and yes I am proud that we kept the club going as long as we did and I can most certainly hold my head up high, can you Mr/Mrs Anon!!! Linda Easton

Bishop Pursglove School Football News M

On Saturday 17th May, two teams were entered into the Bakewell Schools area 7 a-side soccer tournament. There were 16 teams in total taking part, and I am very proud to inform you that Tideswell School A team were the winners. They beat Baslow 5-0, Youlgreave 6-0 and Curbar 6-0 putting them into the quarterfinals where they beat Rowsley 3-0, then in the Semi -final against a physically bigger Bakewell side, winning 1-0. Then into the Final where they met Stanton in a very tense match, ( especially for me) going down 1-0 before halftime. More determined in the second half Sam Furness scored a cracking goal from the half way line, and encouraged by all the parents Duncan Brown scored the winner . So well done lads, Steven Blanchon, Sam Furness, Gareth Bradbury , Aiden Bates, Duncan Brown, James Bainbridge and Daniel Rowe. Please come and give your support to the lads in this years Bishop Pursglove School Soccer Tournament that is to be held on Saturday 14 June at School, kick off 9.30 a.m. There will be a licensed bar, barbecue, teas~ other refreshments, bouncy castle, tombola~ lots of stalls and games, and Tideswell Brass Band will be playing from 10.30 a.m. Hope to see you all there. School Football Coach Andrew Bates


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Hills ‘n’ Dales Licensed Tea Rooms For Morning Coffee, Light Lunches, Afternoon Teas TRADITIONAL ROAST LUNCH SERVED EV ERY S UNDAY A wide range of greeting cards and gifts Tel: 01298 871519 We now have sleeping accommodation for two people.

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Despite granting monies to all the applications that have been sent through to me, I have a considerable total accumulated in the above scheme. This is available to me, as the County Councillor, to grant to any project that helps the community within the Tideswell County Council District. Grants have gone to help all sorts of schemes from providing new cups and saucers to a Village Hall, through play equipment for a pre-school group, funding for an arts project for the elderly, and a millennium tapestry, to a new school playground area and help with a scouts hut. Once again I am asking you to please notify any group or organisation that would like some help with funding and ask them to contact me. Grants are usually in the region of £50 to £500 but I have gone higher on a few occasions. . Thank you in advance for your time and trouble. I look forward to hearing from groups in your area in the near future. Yours sincerely Councillor M rs JN Bevan

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CREATING MUS IC IN TIDES WELL Tel and Fax 01522811229 A major new music project in Tideswell kicks off during the week beginning 2 June when musician, Pete Rosser, comes to town. Composer and player of many instruments, Pete will be introducing himself to local groups and individuals at the start of his 12month attachment to Tideswell as its very own M usician in Residence. In the course of the week he'll make music with pupils at Bishop Pursglove Primary School, brownies, the Brass Band and Tideswell Singers. All young people aged 11-15 are welcome at the Youth Club on M onday 2 June at lpm for a session to explore their kind of music- making. In addition Pete hopes to meet lots of people. He'll be at the Stags Head on Saturday evening 1 June to join in with local musicians. Please Reply to : Gordon Lodge, Snitterton Rd, M atlock, Derbyshire DE4 3LZ E-mail,uk

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