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Brampton Rovers AFC FC. Issue no. 52 – April 2014. By Paul Chapman Brampton Rovers AFC Football Club, established in 1966, is one of the biggest amateur clubs in Derbyshire and part of the “Grassroots Partnership” with Chesterfield FC. The Club is a non-profit facility run by volunteers based on the old Newbold School playing fields, opposite the Olde House pub. This active club has over 20 teams – from under 7’s all the way through to adults. Jon Anderson, Committee member responsible for funding explained “we have 250 players across the team spectrum, who currently play in a number
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Chesterfield Retail Awards 2014

Issue no. 52 – April 2014. Words by Paul Chapman Destination Chesterfield are launching our town’s first retail awards and are encouraging you to nominate your favourite Chesterfield Borough retailers in 15 categories. Nominations are open between 1 and 30 April, with a chance to win a £50 hamper from The Pavements Shopping Centre for everyone who submits a nomination at www.chesterfield.co.uk/retailawards or collect a form from retailers throughout town. A panel of judges will shortlist three from each category in mid-May and the winner will be announced at the awards in Chesterfield Market Assembly Rooms on 18 June. We
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125 Years of Chesterfield Club Cycling

Chesterfield Spire Cycling Club. Issue no. 52 – April 2014. Words by Paul Chapman. “Nobody seems to remember what happened about 1880 but it appears that the old penny-farthing lads packed up the game, not seeing much future in a velo with equal-sized wheels” excerpt taken from ’50 Years of Cycling in Chesterfield. The Rover ‘safety bicycle’ of 1885, designed by John Kemp Starley, was one of the most popular diamond framed, chain driven bicycles. It became the template model from which evolved the recognizable modern machine. It soon drove the old ‘ordinary cycle’, better known as the ‘penny farthing’
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Brampton Childhood Memories

Issue no. 52 – April 2014. Words by John Lilley. Following our recent article on Wasp Nest Brick Company John Lilley from the Brampton Living History Group has provided memories of the Inkerman Pool that was sited next to the brick works. As well as playing on the Recreation Ground, we also used to explore and play in another totally different environment, also nearby. On the other side of Old Hall Road, opposite Barker Lane, was a semi-derelict brick works with adjacent overgrown tip and quarry. The brick works were known as Wasp Nest Brick Works. It was fun clambering
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A time to reflect.

A time to look forward. Issue no. 52 – April 2014. Words by Paul Chapman. Another 12 months and 10 editions under the S40 Local belt and we’re suddenly celebrating our fifth birthday! Each April I think; how shall I celebrate this year? What shall I do? What shall I do with the cover? One thing about being totally independent is there is no one to say what you can and can’t do, so after a quick ideas share including a photograph of me – quickly dismissed… we opted for the illustration of Chatsworth Road as a number ‘5’, Hannah
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65 Chatsworth Road

Julie Drury: Live, Laugh and Love. Chloe McGill: The Barber Shop. Issue no. 52 – April 2014. Words by Paul Chapman. Julie Drury has found a new home where she can combine her hairdressing and photography businesses under one roof. And that roof is above The Barber Shop, Chloe McGill’s (picture left) new business, at the far end of Chatsworth Road (no. 65), near the Care 100 and Majestic Wine development. Julie is very excited to have new premises, “it’s wonderful” she exclaims, “at last I have intimate, personal spaces, like the Green Room, pictured opposite. I’m in a space
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Straight Curves

Exhibition: 3rd March onwards. Issue no. 51 – March 2014. Words by Karen Rodgers. “I only began sewing in 2010, completing basic sewing courses and then going on to more advanced techniques such as appliqué and free-machine embroidery. I had always believed that I couldn’t sew, mainly thanks to being told this by my textile tutor at secondary school! I soon discovered a love for free-machine embroidery (described by Kirsty Allsopp as ‘the crack cocaine of the crafting world!’ and I have to agree!). Free-machine embroidery is basically drawing with your sewing machine – either freehand or by sewing over
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Pooky Active

The one-stop children’s shop. Issue no. 51 – March 2014. Words by Paul Chapman. Things don’t stand still for long on Chatsworth Road and someone who’s never accused of this is Victoria Holmes from Pooky Active. “I like to think of Pooky Active as a one-stop children’s shop” explains Victoria, “a place where you can buy clothing, footwear, toys, gifts, accessories, personalised gifts from local independent makers and even take advantage of a children’s hairdressing service.” In the main shop you’ll find the toys, clothing and footwear. The toys are typically traditional, mainly wooden and include everything from pocket money
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Linacre

Issue no. 51 – March 2014. Words by Val Woollven. Many S40 residents will have enjoyed walks round the three reservoirs at Linacre. Thanks to the management of Severn Trent Water, the £1 parking fee gives two hours access to the reservoirs with well maintained paths and duckboards, information posts, glimpses of wildlife and beautiful view points. In the recent wet and windy weather, the reservoirs have been a refuge for those who crave fresh air and can stretch their legs in sheltered woodlands and on relatively mud free paths. An information board by the middle reservoir tells you that
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Java Coffee Company. Local, Friendly, Quality.

Issue no. 51 – March 2014. Words by Paul Chapman. It’s all happening at Java’s! New Cuppanatter Club Meet new friends for the price of a cuppa (natter free – cake optional) at Java from 10am on the second Wednesday of every month. Java Sunday Supplement Our Sunday afternoon concerts are proving very popular, Judy Dunlop delighted us in January with her own brand of folk singing. Two treats in store for you in the spring season: 30 March – Rosie Brown, a highly acclaimed Jazz singer from Sheffield will be singing sunny Brazilian bossa nova and sultry sunny jazz
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