Archive for June, 2013

Not Quite Over Parwich

Following our request yesterday, thank you for these Red Arrows photos taken shortly before their Parwich fly past; one by only a couple of minutes, but the other by a couple of months:

Hello to all,

The first photo was taken quickly as the Red Arrows flew over Nottingham in a flash, on the way to Parwich.
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The second photo I took down in London on the day of the Trooping of the Colour.
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Hope you all had a good day yesterday.

Pam & I have visited Parwich on a number of occasions & have always been made very welcome with the friendliness of all.

Kind regards
Pam & John
Arnold, Nottingham

However does anyone have any photos taken closer to the Parade? Also can anyone resolve the conflicting claims of the Oddfellows and the Carnival & Recreation Committee as to who organised this mini local airshow?

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All the fun of the Fair

Thank you JFS
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Click here for the full Wakes Week programme.

Children’s Sports.

These are held on Nethergreen at 6.30 pm and are open to any children wishing to take part.

Flat Races.
1. Girls 9-10, 50 yards / 2. Boys 9-10, 50 yards
3. Girls 7-8, 35 yards / 4. Boys 7-8, 35 yards
5. Girls 5-6, 25 yards / 6. Boys 5-6, 25 yards
7. Mixed under 5s, 25 yards

Ride on Race.
8. Mixed under 5s, 25 yards

Sack Races.
9. Boys 6-8, 25 yards / 10. Girls 6-8, 25 yards
11. Boys 9-11, 50 yards / 12. Girls 9-11, 50 yards

Flat Races.
13. Boys over 11, 100 yards / 14. Girls over 11, 100 yards

Skipping.
15. Girls 9-11, 50 yards / 16. Boys 9-11, 50 yards
17. Girls 5-8, 35 yards / 18. Boys 5-8, 35 yards

Three-Legged Races.
19. Girls 5-8, 35 yards / 20. Boys 5-8, 35 yards
21. Girls 9-11, 50 yards / 22. Boys 9-11, 50 yards

Potato Races.
23. Boys 6-8, 35 yards / 24. Girls 6-8, 35 yards
25. Boys 9-11, 50 yards / 26. Girls 9-11, 50 yards

Egg & Spoon Races.
27. Mixed under 6s, 25 yards
28. Boys 6-8, 35 yards / 29. Girls 6-8, 35 yards
30. Boys 9-11, 50 yards / 31. Girls 9-11, 50 yards

Wheel Barrow Races.
32. Boys 8-11, 50 yards / 33. Boys 8-11, 50 yards

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Our Weatherman in the Village says:

What a difference a day makes! It’s a good job Wakes Saturday wasn’t Wakes Friday, as we’d all have got very wet. Thankfully the weather was kind, and got better through the day. The outlook for the rest of Wakes Week is pretty good – looking dry for today (Sunday), Monday and Tuesday. There is some possibility of rain on Wednesday, but the chances are better conditions are in prospect for the end of the week. Temperatures look like being a little cooler than average, but at least it looks dry for a few days.

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On Wednesday 10 July Parwich Horticultural Society has organised a visit to two beautiful Northamptonshire gardens. Coton Manor in the morning, and Kelmarsh Hall in the afternoon. Both of these gardens should be at their ‘blooming’ best at this time of year.Coffee/ tea on arrival at Coton Manor is included. Lunch can be purchased at the Cafe in either garden or if you prefer to take your own picnic, there are facilities for this at both gardens. Full details are on the poster below. Please let Glynis know by 1st July if you would like to reserve a place.

JulyTrip

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Wakes Underway

Wakes Week has got off to a great start with the Oddfellows Parade and the Carnival.

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Chris is singing on the Green, the Fun Fair is underway and the Legion and the Pub are busy. Have a fun evening.

Chris

We have photos of the Parade and the Carnival, that will appear soon here on the Blog, but also keep sending us your Wakes photos.

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Red Arrows Fly Past

How did the Oddfellows organise the Red Arrows fly past at this morning’s parade? Perfect timing.

I took a couple of photos, but unfortunately my computer crashed at the wrong time while uploading them, and they seem to have gone. Did anyone else get any photos of this? If you did and are happy for them to go on the Blog please email them to parwich@hotmail.co.uk. Also any other Wakes photos are welcome.

Thank you, Peter

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For Wakes Weeks activities in more detail, please see the full Wakes Week programme.

What’s on Where this Week
Day Time Event Location
Sun 30th 10am to 12am Tennis Club Sessions: all welcome Tennis Courts
Sun 30th 11am Campsite “Songs of Praise” Service Parson’s Croft
Sun 30th 12 noon Fun and Games with the Campers Parson’s Croft
Sun 30th 6pm Junior Treasure Hunt & Over 13s Treasure Hunt assemble Village Green
Sun 30th 8pm Wakes BBQ Legion
Mon 1st 10am
/ 10.07am
Bus to Bakewell
arrives Bakewell 10.40, leaves 13.35
Sycamore Cottages
/ Alsop Church
Mon 1st 6.15pm Pilates for intermediates Memorial Hall
Mon 1st 6.30pm Wakes Week: Children’s Sports Nethergreen
Tue 2nd 6.30pm Matlock Tuesday Bowls League: home vs Bradwell B Bowling Green
Tue 2nd  
7pm
7.30pm
8pm
36th Annual Parwich Hill Race
Local Mothers’ Race
Junior Hill Race
Senior Hill Race
starts at The Sycamore
Wed 3rd Green bin, Blue bin and food caddy collection Parwich
Wed 3rd School: French club concerts
Wed 3rd 6pm to 9pm Wakes Week: Family Fun Night Parson’s Croft
Wed 3rd 6pm
7.15pm
No Pilates this week Memorial Hall
Thu 4th School: Dove Valley Sports QEGS
Thu 4th 9am to 11.30am Toddler Group Memorial Hall
Thu 4th 11am to 1pm Evie’s Artistic Session
More info: 390488
Memorial Hall
Thu 4th 1.15 pm for 1.45pm Matlock Thursday Friendly Bowls League: home vs Whitworth A Bowling Green
Thu 4th 6pm to 9pm Wakes Week: Children’s Film Night: Life Of Pi Memorial Hall
Thu 4th 8.30pm Wakes Week: Traditional Race Night Legion
Fri 5th 6.30pm Wakes Week: Annual Ball Race Pump Hill
Fri 5th 9pm End-of-Wakes-Week Dance
Music by Colin Keyworth & Breaking Poynt
Memorial Hall
Sun 7th 2pm Bowls Nadin Cup Bowling Green
Sun 7th 6.30pm Evensong Parwich Church

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Click here for the full Wakes Week programme.

11.00 am – The Campsite “Songs of Praise Service”.
This year’s service will be held on the Campsite on Parson’s Croft. It will be led again this year by Rev. Andy Larkin. It is a popular event which brings together villagers, visitors, and our camping friends from Notts DA. The Service is followed by an opportunity to sit and chat, with tea and coffee provided by the campers.

12.00 noon – Fun and Games with the Campers.
Tug o’War and Volleyball are regulars at this friendly (but fiercely contested) sporting extravaganza, before we move on to more unusual competitions to test the skills of the participants.

6.00 pm – Treasure Hunts around the Village.
Assemble on the Green for a 6.00 pm start (even if it rains – and it usually does!)
For many years Pippa Sillitoe set our Junior Treasure Hunt for the under 14s. Pippa has now left the village and this year the questions have been set by Sharon Rankin. The Village Treasure Hunt for the over 13s has been set by Val Stevenson and Fiona Hadfield.

8.00 pm – Wakes BBQ at the Legion.
A chance to mull over the questions and decide just where you went wrong!
Sausages & pork burgers provided by Paul Dickinson.

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Bowling Slow Down

Parwich Crown Green Bowls Club

Poor week this week. We played teams who we had beaten in the first half of the season quite comprehensively only to lose by virtually the same margin in the reverse fixture. It’s a funny old game!

Matlock Tuesday League.
Away – Matlock Park – 25 June.

Thank goodness we have Edith and Rick, they managed to come from well behind to win their game 21 – 15. Unfortunately all our other three doubles pairs came a cropper, although two of the games were very close. We are languishing down towards the bottom of the division and this result will not make things any better. Next week we play the team top of the league. Keep your fingers crossed.

  • Next match – Home – Bradwell – 2 July 6.30pm.

Matlock Thursday Friendly League.
Home – Lafarge, Hope – 27 June.

Although we lost we did have some good games in the match. You may recall, or not as the case may be, that we had two new members join the club. The first new members for three years. Anyway this was their first foray into league matches and they did really rather well. Audrey B and Tony A won their game by the fabulous score of 21 – 8, whilst Sue A and Dennis E narrowly lost 21 – 14. What a start for them and us.

We shared the singles games three each, but our opponents in the matches that we won had better scores than our players in the games we lost, if you can understand that. The final score was therefore 127 Lafarge and 111 to Parwich. We were fifth in the division, but we may well drop a place or two after this result.

  • Next match – Home – Whitworth – 4 July – 1.45pm.

No game this weekend because of Wakes Week. Keep your fingers crossed that the weather is kind to us.

John B.

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Click here for the full Wakes Week programme.

Parwich Church is dedicated to St Peter, and Wakes Saturday is traditionally the Saturday nearest to St Peter’s day – June 29th. This year’s celebrations fall on St Peter’s Day itself.

On Wakes Saturday, the Parwich Branch of the Independent Order of Oddfellows holds its annual Club Walk around the village – as it has done for over 150 years.

9.45 am – Oddfellows’ procession – starting from the Sycamore.
11.00 am – Oddfellows’ Service – in St Peter’s Church. All welcome.
1.15 pm – Oddfellows’ Dinner – in the Memorial Hall.

11.00 am to 4.00 pm – Village Market on the Green.
Village and outside charity stalls offering a range of activities.

6.00 pm – Fancy Dress & Carnival – assemble at the School steps.
6.15 pm – Grand Fancy Dress Parade, led by the Ashbourne Band.

  • Pedestrian: 1 to 4 Years, 5 to 7 Years, 8 to 10 Years, 11 to 15 Years, Adults.
  • Pedestrian Groups: Under 10 Years, 10 to 15 Years, Adult.
    (A pedestrian group consists of two or more people and the age of the group is determined by the oldest group member.)
  • Pedestrian with Animals: All Ages.
  • Pedestrian Prizes: 1st £4.00, 2nd £3.00, 3rd £2.00
  • Vehicles & Floats (unrestricted) – Prizes: 1st £12.00, 2nd £6.00, 3rd £4.00

7.30 pm – Hog Roast & Entertainment.
Once again our evening Hog Roast with entertainment will follow the Carnival & Fancy Dress Parade. Stay behind after the Procession to enjoy a concert of Band Music by The Ashbourne Band (until about 8.30 pm) and then Chris Houlihan. Gazebos, tables and chairs provided.

Balls for our Ball Race will again be on sale throughout Wakes Week, priced at £1.00. Don’t miss out on the fun and the chance to win one of the FIVE prizes.

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Gardens Trip

On Wednesday 10 July Parwich Horticultural Society has organised a visit to two beautiful Northamptonshire gardens. Coton Manor in the morning, and Kelmarsh Hall in the afternoon. Both of these gardens should be at their ‘blooming’ best at this time of year.Coffee/ tea on arrival at Coton Manor is included. Lunch can be purchased at the Cafe in either garden or if you prefer to take your own picnic, there are facilities for this at both gardens. Full details are on the poster below. Please let Glynis know by 1st July if you would like to reserve a place.

JulyTrip

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Roving Reporters Required

We would like to make sure we cover all the Wakes events here on Parwich.org. If anyone would like to help by sending in reports and /or photos that would be fantastic. Just email parwich@hotmail.co.uk or contact a member of the blog team: Mike A, Mike H, Peter T, Emma S or Fiona H.

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Final Reminder for Buttonholes

If you wish to buy a red rose buttonhole for Saturday, you need to place your order with Delia by 7pm tomorrow, Thursday 27 June. Price: £3.50. Delia can be contacted on: 390758/ 07773 487882/ dee.pegg@btinternet.com

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Saturday June 29th: Wakes Saturday.

Parwich Church is dedicated to St Peter, and Wakes Saturday is traditionally the Saturday nearest to St Peter’s day – June 29th. This year’s celebrations fall on St Peter’s Day itself.

On Wakes Saturday, the Parwich Branch of the Independent Order of Oddfellows holds its annual Club Walk around the village – as it has done for over 150 years.

9.45 am – Oddfellows’ procession – starting from the Sycamore.
11.00 am – Oddfellows’ Service – in St Peter’s Church. All welcome.
1.15 pm – Oddfellows’ Dinner – in the Memorial Hall.

11.00 am to 4.00 pm – Village Market on the Green.
Village and outside charity stalls offering a range of activities.

6.00 pm – Fancy Dress & Carnival – assemble at the School steps.
6.15 pm – Grand Fancy Dress Parade, led by the Ashbourne Band.

  • Pedestrian: 1 to 4 Years, 5 to 7 Years, 8 to 10 Years, 11 to 15 Years, Adults.
  • Pedestrian Groups: Under 10 Years, 10 to 15 Years, Adult.
    (A pedestrian group consists of two or more people and the age of the group is determined by the oldest group member.)
  • Pedestrian with Animals: All Ages.
  • Pedestrian Prizes: 1st £4.00, 2nd £3.00, 3rd £2.00
  • Vehicles & Floats (unrestricted) – Prizes: 1st £12.00, 2nd £6.00, 3rd £4.00

7.30 pm – Hog Roast & Entertainment.
Once again our evening Hog Roast with entertainment will follow the Carnival & Fancy Dress Parade. Stay behind after the Procession to enjoy a concert of Band Music by The Ashbourne Band (until about 8.30 pm) and then Chris Houlihan. Gazebos, tables and chairs provided.

Balls for our Ball Race will again be on sale throughout Wakes Week, priced at £1.00. Don’t miss out on the fun and the chance to win one of the FIVE prizes.

Sunday June 30th.

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Hello Possums,

bulldogIt wasn’t a very promising outlook for the Parwich Open Gardens but the old bulldog spirit prevailed.

Unpaid bills dating back fifty years have come to light in a store-room at Montague Jeffrey’s bespoke men’s outfitters in Northampton. The culprit at the time was a little known repertory actor named Errol Flynn, who failed to robin hoodpay for socks, ties, underpants and shirts. He went on of course to find fame and fortune in Hollywood as the heart-throb hero in ‘The Adventures of Robin Hood’; Flynn, being true to character apparently distributed the clothing in question to the poor and needy.

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Cottage Curries

Home made curries prepared to authentic recipes using the best ingredients, frozen in microwaveable containers.

  • Chicken Balti*** or Chicken Tikka masala***, £5.95
  • Lamb Jalfrezi, £6.75, ***
  • Lamb Vindaloo, £6.95****
  • Chilli con carne, with lime juice, dark chocolate & Chipolti smoked chilli. £5.25***
  • Rice, plain or pilau, £1.50.

Please telephone 01335 390488 for orders or enquiries, Cottage Curries is fully registered and has a five star hygiene rating.

Special requests catered for with sufficient notice.

Paul and Evie Burlinson
The Cottage On The Green, Parwich
Tel. 01335 390 488. Email paulburlinson@btinternet.com

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Tudor Fun Day

Chance to step back to the time of Henry VIII

Families can step back from the 21st century to the time of Henry VIII by joining the Great Tudor Farming Day in the tranquil Dove Valley on Saturday July 6.The outdoor event, from 11am to 4.30pm at the Dove Valley Environmental Centre, Under Whitle Farm near Longnor, will take people back to 1537 to share the daily lives of the Horobin family.

Children can dress in Tudor outfits and try their skills at spinning, weaving, farming, gathering vegetables and herbs, cooking and making reed lights as our 16th century ancestors would have done. Families can watch a re-enactment of skulduggery at Upper Whitle Farm, meet a Tudor quack (doctor), discover how to research local history, write with a quill and learn the secrets of the Tudor landscape and wildlife.

Peak District National Park ranger Lynn Burrow, who helped organise the event, said: “We want to open up a different world and show people what life was like for a Peak District farming family during the time of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn.

“Children can become part of an oxen plough team, and everyone can try their hand at dry hedging, archaeological exploration and Tudor dancing.”

The event is co-ordinated by Elspeth Walker of the Dove Valley Environmental Centre and run mainly by volunteers. Although free, donations are invited to help cover costs.People should bring a packed lunch (drinks will be available), and clothing suitable for a day outdoors including wellies in case of wet ground.

The postcode for the Dove Valley Centre is SK17 0PR, or ordnance survey map reference SK107 305 (between Longnor and Sheen), tel: 01298 83282.

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Despite a rainy start to the day, Open Gardens stayed mostly dry, attracting more visitors than had initially been expected, and raising around £1100 in ticket sales, plant sales and cream teas. Seventeen gardens opened this year – up from eleven last year – and it was particularly good to see a number of new additions to the list of regular favourites.

If any of our readers is able to supply us with photos of the Childrens’ Show of paintings and plants in the Memorial Hall, we would delighted to share them. In the meantime, here is a small selection of photographs taken on the garden trail.

Please click on any photo to view the whole gallery in full-screen size.

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Our Weatherman in the Village says:

As I write, this the weather could not have been less kind to Open Gardens today – I would be surprised if we see anyone out – but looking at the Met Office radar, it just might be a bit drier this afternoon.

The outlook for the start of the working week is looking good, with warm dry conditions prevailing Monday through Wednesday. Unfortunately, as we run up to Wakes, the forecast is looking more changeable. I always feel that any forecast beyond 4 or 5 days is guesswork, so let’s just hope in ignorance…

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What’s On Where: June 23rd to 30th

What’s on Where this Week
Day Time Event Location
Sun 23rd Open Gardens & Children’s Horticultural Show Parwich / Memorial Hall
Sun 23rd 9.30am Holy Communion Parwich Church
Sun 23rd 10am to 12am Tennis Club Sessions: all welcome Tennis Courts
Sun 23rd 11.15am Mattins Alsop Church
Sun 23rd 2.30pm Methodist Service Parwich Church
Mon 24th School: visit from local fire engine School
Mon 24th 6.15pm Pilates for intermediates Memorial Hall
Tue 25th School: KS1 Mini Olympics QEGS
Wed 26th Grey bin and food caddy collection Parwich
Wed 26th School sports day
Wed 26th 6pm
7.15pm
Pilates for Beginners
(two sessions, both mixed)
Memorial Hall
Thu 27th School: KS2 trip to Manchester Museum
Thu 27th 9am to 11.30am Toddler Group Memorial Hall
Thu 27th 11am to 1pm Evie’s Artistic Session
More info: 390488
Memorial Hall
Thu 27th 1.15 pm for 1.45pm Matlock Thursday Friendly Bowls League: home vs Lafarge B Bowling Green
Thu 27th 6pm Circuit Training Memorial Hall
Fri 28th INSET Day Parwich School
Sat 29th WAKES WEEK BEGINS Parwich
Sat 29th 9.45am Oddfellows’ procession starts from Sycamore
Sat 29th 11am Oddfellows’ Service Parwich Church
Sat 29th 11am to 4pm Village Market Village Green
Sat 29th 1.15pm Oddfellows’ Dinner Memorial Hall
Sat 29th 6pm for 6.15pm Grand Fancy Dress Parade, led by the Ashbourne Band assemble School steps
Sat 29th 7.30pm Hog Roast & entertainment Village Green
Sun 30th 10am to 12am Tennis Club Sessions: all welcome Tennis Courts
Sun 30th 11am Campsite “Songs of Praise” Service Parson’s Croft
Sun 30th 12 noon Fun and Games with the Campers Parson’s Croft
Sun 30th 6pm Junior Treasure Hunt & Over 13s Treasure Hunt assemble Village Green
Sun 30th 8pm Wakes BBQ Legion

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Poppy’s Jersey Milk

Pippin's new baby

Pippin calved last Sunday so there is plenty of Jersey milk available. 80p litre/£1.50 for 2 litres.

Please call at Nethergreen Farm, 01335 390191, Fiona@nethergreenfarm.plus.com

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Winning Week on the Greens

Parwich Crown Green Bowls Club

Two really good wins this week against opposition that is considerably higher than us in the leagues. Can you believe also that these matches represent the half way point in the season.

Matlock Tuesday League.
Away – Matlock Golf Club – 18 June.

We have never played well on the Golf Club green, but this week not only did we play well, we excelled ourselves. We managed to win all four games giving us our highest score of the year! Edith and Rick played their usual powerful game, matched by Dawn and Clara. Our other two pairs were well in command and we finished up deserved winners 84 to 45. The Golf club were two places ahead of us in the league, but hopefully this win will lift us above them.

  • Next match – Away – Matlock Park B – 25 June, 6.30pm.

Matlock Thursday Friendly League.
Home – Chatsworth A – 20 June.

Chatsworth are third in the league and always have a good team. We can’t seem to get it together in the doubles games, but although we only won one game we were only nine points behind at 51 to 60.

Thankfully we pulled things around in the singles winning four out of the six games. And more than holding our own in the other two games. The final result gave us a win by 131 to 118

  • Next match – Home – Lafarge, Hope – 27 June – 1.45pm.

No game this weekend because of ‘Open Gardens’. Don’t forget to support the Horticultural Society on Sunday.

John B.

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Buttonholes

If any Oddfellows would like a red rose buttonhole for the parade on Carnival Day and have not already ordered, please do so by 7pm on Thursday 27 June. Buttonholes are priced at £3.50 and will be available from outside the Sycamore Inn on the morning of the parade.

Thank you, Delia

390758/ 07773 487882/ dee.pegg@btinternet.com

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Feeding is still going on in the tit nest. The fledglings should appear soon. John F-S

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Treat for Stephen Booth Fans


The launch of Stephen Booth’s latest book, Already Dead, will take place on Thursday 20 June at Chesterfield library.

The local author will be chatting to readers from 7.30pm about his latest crime thriller set in the Peak District.

Tickets cost £3 for adults and £2 for concessions and are available from the library.

You can check if there’s a copy of any of Stephen Booth’s books at your local library using DCC’s online catalogue

The event has been organised in partnership with Waterstones Chesterfield.

More information about Chesterfield library is available on DCC’s libraries page

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Swifts in the Gutter

There seem to be more swifts around the village than usual. John F-S

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Temporary Road Closure on A5012

We have been informed that there is a temporary 30 mph to 10 mph speed limit on the A5012 Via Gellia, Pikehall road, 400 m east of the junction with Mouldridge Lane. This covers a 4.8 km stretch as a result of works to undertake carriageway surface dressing. The closure is planned for 17.6.13-26.7.13.

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Hello Possums.

toastFollowing on from Sheffield University’s winning formula for the perfect cream tea, The Royal Society of Chemistry have joined forces with The British Cheese Board to create the perfect cheese on toast. No alternative variations such as Welsh rarebit will be entertained. The next projects are to calculate the ideal circumference of the hole in a doughnut, why are sandwiches served in rounds when they are actually square and the best ways to toast a teacake, ‘Cheers’, ‘Good health’ or ‘Here’s mud in your eye’.

mummyPadihersef, a 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy, is undergoing a spring clean. He has been on display at Massachusetts General Hospital since being donated in 1823. The mummy is having up to date preservation techniques applied, to avoid any further deterioration. Although Padihersef is of great research value into ancient Egyptian embalming methods, he is not thought to have been a prominent person in society or to have had any direct link to the Pharaohs. Recent x-rays have revealed a perfectly preserved and apparently unused shovel under the bindings that would suggest Padihersef was a council workman or something of that nature.  (more…)

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Our Weatherman in the Village says:

Apologies for the missing statistics and forecast last week, we were engaged in the Wateraid Mountain challenge 200, where the charity Wateraid aim to get 200 of the UK’s highest peaks climbed on the same day raising both money (from spronsorship) and awareness of the Wateraid charity. Wateraid is an international charity that transforms lives by improving access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation – something we in Parwich can thankfully take for granted.  (more…)

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A charity event is taking place at Hill Top Farm on Friday 21st June, in aid of the East Midlands Air Ambulance: a service which demonstrated its importance to our community earlier in the year.

The main attraction is a live band, Purple Cloud of Funk, who perform a wide range of well known covers. You can find out more about them on their Facebook page, and you can hear samples of their music on their official website.

“We are lucky to get local band Purple Cloud of Funk”, says Robert Gosling, “as they were on Radio 1 a couple of weeks ago!”

There will be a bar and a burger van, and camping is even available for those who might need it!

Tickets are £6 in advance and £7 on the door. For tickets and information, please contact one of the numbers shown on the flyer below.

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What’s On Where: June 16th to 23rd

What’s on Where this Week
Day Time Event Location
Sun 16th Father’s Day
Sun 16th 10am to 12am Tennis Club Sessions: all welcome Tennis Courts
Sun 16th 10am to 12pm Let There Be Light – Children’s Event Memorial Hall
Sun 16th 11.15am Family Service Alsop Church
Sun 16th 2pm Bowls Open Doubles Bowling Green
Mon 17th by 9am Bag 2 School Collection School
Mon 17th 10am
/ 10.07am
Bus to Bakewell
arrives Bakewell 10.40, leaves 13.35
Sycamore Cottages
/ Alsop Church
Mon 17th School: Year 1 Phonics Screening School
Mon 17th 6.15pm Pilates for intermediates Memorial Hall
Tue 18th School: Year 6 girls & Mrs. Rodgers trip to JCB Academy
Tue 18th TBC POSTPONED Ladies Group: Trip to Dambusters Museum TBC
Wed 19th Green bin, Blue bin and food caddy collection Parwich
Wed 19th 6pm
7.15pm
Pilates for Beginners
(two sessions, both mixed)
Memorial Hall
Wed 19th 7.30pm Parish Council Meeting Memorial Hall
Thu 20th 9am to 11.30am Toddler Group Memorial Hall
Thu 20th 11am to 1pm Evie’s Artistic Session
More info: 390488
Memorial Hall
Thu 20th 1.15 pm for 1.45pm Matlock Thursday Friendly Bowls League: home vs Chatsworth A Bowling Green
Thu 20th 6pm Circuit Training Memorial Hall
Fri 21st Evening Charity event with live band: Purple Cloud of Funk Hill Top Farm
Sun 23rd Open Gardens & Children’s Horticultural Show Parwich / Memorial Hall
Sun 23rd 9.30am Holy Communion Parwich Church
Sun 23rd 10am to 12am Tennis Club Sessions: all welcome Tennis Courts
Sun 23rd 11.15am Mattins Alsop Church
Sun 23rd 2.30pm Methodist Service Parwich Church

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19p1

19p2

Click on either page to see the fullsized pdf, which includes a letter for parents about this year’s Operation Red Rabbit fun day and the School’s Uniform Policy

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Derbyshire Consumer Hub

New website helps people stay a step ahead of rogue traders

Derbyshire residents now have a new weapon against rogue traders and scammers as a new website is officially launched to help protect local consumers.


The Derbyshire Consumer Hub has been designed to highlight scams, tackle rip-offs and provide information about people’s rights when a product is faulty or a service goes wrong.

Derbyshire County Council has partnered with Citizens Advice Bureaux across Derbyshire who have developed the site − www.derbyshireconsumerhub.info (opens in a new window) – funded by Consumer Empowerment Partnership.

The site brings together a network of advice agencies and local campaigners working to ensure people can find information and guidance about consumer affairs.

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On Your Bike!

Get on your bicycle for Bike Week

Families, friends and individuals are encouraged to take to two wheels in the Peak District to celebrate National Bike Week, June 15 to 23.

Cycling is a fun activity for all ages and abilities and you don’t have to own a bike to join in. Hire a bike for half price at the National Park Authority’s cycle hire centres at Ashbourne, Derwent and Parsley Hay, Monday to Friday, June 17 to 21. Opening times and addresses at www.peakdistrict.gov.uk/visiting/cycle

Swapping regular car journeys for cycling saves on fuel costs, improves fitness and is good for the environment. For people cycling to work there is useful advice at www.pedalpeakdistrict.co.uk/toptips/everyday-cycling

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Good Week on the Green

Parwich Crown Green Bowls Club

It was with a little trepidation to say the least that we played this week. Both our opponents being top of the respective leagues we play in, but more of that later. Firstly congratulations to Clara E for winning so convincingly the Senior Cup last Sunday not to forget her opponent Audrey B for putting up such a close match in the final. It is good to see new names on the Club’s trophies. Well done each of you.
Now to the ‘boring’ league matches.

Matlock Tuesday League.
Home – Hathersage – 11 June.

Hathersage are romping away with the division we play in and having been extremely well beaten in the Thursday League by them we were apprehensive as to the possible outcome. However, we put together some really good games. We shared them two games each, but Pat B and Harry B played a blinder winning 21 – 9. Dot H and Dennis E lost by the smallest margin possible 20 – 21. Thankfully Edith and Rick pulled out all the stops winning 21 – 7. With the other game also close, the final score was Parwich 77, Hathersage 58. Not bad for a team languishing third from bottom. Let’s hope we can keep it up next week when we play Matlock Golf Club.

  • Next match – Away – Matlock Golf Club – 18 June, 6.30pm.

Matlock Thursday Friendly League
Away – Bradwell A – 13 June.

Top of the league, raining like mad, no worries! Although we did not win the match we more than held our own against Bradwell. Although we only won one doubles game we still managed to win on points 53 to 52. This was largely due to a fabulous win by Dennis E and Ian J coming out on top 21 to 10. For once we did not win the singles games either, only winning two out of the six. However the people who lost battled all the way. The final result was Bradwell 136, Parwich 129. Fantastic!

  • Next match – Home – Chatsworth – 20 June – 1.45pm.

Another Club game this Sunday, ‘Open Doubles’. Will we see more new names on the trophy? Why not come along and have a look. We will be there rain or shine 2.00pm.

John B.

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