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Thanks from Paul & Caroline

As many of you may know, our Ukranian guests have returned to Ukraine. Initially they went back to sort out documentation that was impossible to achieve from here. Since their return, they have felt relatively safe at home and have decided to stay there for the time-being.

If they decide to move on to another country, they will go to stay with family in USA.

We would like to thank everyone for the wonderful warm welcome that you gave to them and also for the huge amount of practical help that so many of you kindly offered and gave to them. While there were many logistical difficulties living in a village with limited transport they could not have been more warmly welcomed by you all.

Thank you 

Paul and Caroline

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Letter for Laura

We have received a letter for Laura Fordham, just addressed as Creamery Lane. If anyone knows what address Laura is at we can pop it in to her, or if you want to call to collect, we are at Barn Cottage on Creamery Lane. 

Thanks

Donna J 

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Bowled Over

Mark breaks the news to Stuart that he has to bowl two overs!

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PDHS On The Road

Last week, members and guests enjoyed a day out at RHS Bridgewater. John Lord’s photos capture some of the scenes, including TV’s Carol Klein caught on camera!

To become a member of Parwich and District Horticultural Society and enjoy trips at discounted prices contact Jill Love, Jenny Letten or Nina Martin. 

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Picnic Pics

Thank you Mark J for these pictures of Sunday’s picnic. If anyone else has any please send to parwich@hotmail.co.uk

A big thank to Cheryl and her helpers for organising ensuring it was such a great day!

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Meet the Neighbours

Please welcome a new family to the village

Please say hello if you see any of us walking round the village.

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Hoover Box?

UPDATE – all sorted now!

Does anyone potentially, have an up right hoover box going spare please?

Thanks,

Alex 743

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Job Wanted

‘We have a Ukrainian family living with us and the mother of the family, Luda, is looking for a job in the village.

If you know of anyone in the village who is looking for a cleaner, a cook, a carer or any other role that doesn’t require excellent English, please would you get in touch with me.

Also, if anyone needs a wonderful cake for a special occasion, please do let me know as Luda is very talented and would be delighted to bake for you

Please contact me on 07767426107.          Thank you  Caroline H’

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Meet the Neighbours

Please welcome Donna and Mark:

After what seems like an age we have finally made our big move to Parwich. We (Mark and Donna) moved in to Barn Cottage on Creamery Lane over the Easter Bank Holiday and whilst there is still A LOT of work to do on the house, we are settling in and are already loving life in Parwich. Thank you to everyone who has already said hello and introduced themselves whilst we have been finding our way around with our two dogs, Misty (black lab) and Tess (lurcher), we already feel very welcomed!

We decided to take the plunge and make our ‘escape to the country’ when we both found ourselves able to work from home. On the rare occasions when we have to venture to the office, I (Donna) am a digital project manager for the NHS in Leeds, and Mark is a software engineer for a small private company based out of Nottingham University delivering digital workflow solutions.

We moved from Clitheroe in Lancashire after falling in love with Parwich last year. We plumped for Barn Cottage as a project… it’s probably what you’d call ‘quirky’ and we have a long way to go with major renovations…. we plan to temporarily move out whilst we make the improvements and would love to be able to stay in the village during that time, so if anyone knows of anywhere that may be available for a six-month or so let, please let us know…  we will do our utmost to cause as little disruption for everyone but please bear with us while we get there!

Aside from home (improvement) challenges and walking the dogs, we both love motorsports, F1 and MotoGP in particular, (that’s watching not participating!). Mark has a real passion for film and TV and runs his own online review site, and I’m a keen runner and looking forward to finding new local routes to explore/get lost on!

We can’t wait to get firmly rooted in Parwich life… be sure to say hello, we look forward to meeting you all!

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Meet the Neighbours

It is some time since we have said welcome from the blog to our new residents. Lockdown didn’t help. If anyone has moved in over the last couple of years or so and would to say hello to the village please get in touch. To start us off please give a warm welcome to Kirsty:

Hello

My name is Kirsty Norman and I moved into the village a few weeks ago. I am living in Brook Cottage ( not the one nearest The Sycamore, the other one, next to the footpath that goes to the churchyard) so if you are walking past and see me, I would love it if you  say “hello” 😊

I am new to Parwich but not to the area. Although a Southerner originally, I have been in Derbyshire since 1994.

Until recently, I was living in Alstonefield and prior to that, I was  in Bonsall, near Matlock.

Back in the 90’s my family and I used to have The Watts Russell Arms pub in Hopedale and The Manifold Inn at Hulme End. So if you frequented either back in the day, I may have served you a beer or made you a ham cob!

My parents and sister also live in the area, in Alstonefield and near Longnor.

Thank you to those people that I have already spoken to, you have made me feel very welcome.

Regards

Kirsty

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Roger Key’s Birthday

It’s Roger’s birthday this Wednesday (27th) – if anyone would like to celebrate with him, there is an open invite to the Sycamore from around 8pm. Kirstie and Jane are providing some food!

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Rosemary’ s Memorial Service

Just a note to thank all the Parwich people who helped  present St Peter’s Church in such fine form. I have had so many people contact me to CONGRATULATE ME !! on the same.  The Service conducted by the Revd Christopher Harrison was enjoyed by so many , Tom’s children , Olive 7 and William 10 ,it seems stole the show but ‘‘‘twas excellent . And thanks to the Sycamore Inn for outstanding light refreshments during such lovely weather .
The Church looked just brilliant .   Thanks

Thank You

Stuart C

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For anyone who may wish to remember Rosy followed by light refreshments at the Sycamore Inn.  Thanks too to all those that have cleaned the church and the churchyard mowing is just great.

Thank You

Stuart C

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Pick It Up!

To the dog owner –

If you live in the village hang your head in shame.

If you are visiting, don’t come back.

If your dog was wandering unaccompanied next time the dog warden will be watching

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Olly Sutton

Please see below for a message from Olly’s family:

Thank you to all those that came last weekend, a bigger thank you to those that helped tidy up and an even bigger thank you to Bill for saying a few words.

For anybody unable to make it, here is a video of the words people said.

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On the 15th January 2022, we will be holding a celebration of Olly’s life in the Memorial Hall from 2pm.

All are welcome, if possible, RSVP to mail@tobysutton.com so we have some idea of numbers.

Dress code – Smart casual…please no black!

Photos, Stories, Anecdotes & Video Messages – If you have any photos, stories, or anecdotes of Olly that you would be happy to share, or alternatively, if you would like to send a video message rather than attend on the day, please email them to mail@tobysutton.com or upload them here: https://bit.ly/3Huw6ha

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On the 15th January 2022, we will be holding a celebration of Olly’s life in the Memorial Hall from 2pm.

All are welcome, if possible, RSVP to mail@tobysutton.com so we have some idea of numbers.

Dress code – Smart casual…please no black!

Photos, Stories, Anecdotes & Video Messages – If you have any photos, stories, or anecdotes of Olly that you would be happy to share, or alternatively, if you would like to send a video message rather than attend on the day, please email them to mail@tobysutton.com or upload them here: https://bit.ly/3Huw6ha

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On the 15th January 2022, we will be holding a celebration of Olly’s life in the Memorial Hall from 2pm.

All are welcome, if possible, RSVP to mail@tobysutton.com so we have some idea of numbers.

Dress code – Smart casual…please no black!

Photos, Stories, Anecdotes & Video Messages – If you have any photos, stories, or anecdotes of Olly that you would be happy to share, or alternatively, if you would like to send a video message rather than attend on the day, please email them to mail@tobysutton.com or upload them here: https://bit.ly/3Huw6ha

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New Qualified Decorator in Parwich

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After an excellent End of Season Lunch at the Sycamore Inn, where of course we were looked after and fortified with excellent fayre, members of the Parwich Bowls Team lined up to parade the Thursday League runner-up trophy that had been presented at the recent League AGM. That the top place winner’s trophy would have been preferred is history now and we accept this with the dignity that is required of sportsmen; it’s nonetheless a considerable achievement. However the prize carries with it promotion to a higher Division and a chance to pit our skills against some new opposition in our quest to go one better next term!

Mark J

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Olly Sutton

From Alexandra & Family;

We were so grateful to everyone who stood in the cold and braved the November rain to say farewell to Olly. 

Despite our sadness, we were comforted by your presence and the whole family wish to thank you for your tribute

Kind regards 

Alex 

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Olly Sutton

Message from Alexandra:

My beloved husband Olly, will be leaving our village for the last time tomorrow on Monday 1st November.

If you would like to say farewell to him as he leaves the village, we will be leaving at 12:05pm from the Old Post Office.

On 15 January next year, we will be hosting a larger event at the Memorial Hall from 2pm, where his family and friends from all walks of life can celebrate Olly’s life.   

We hope many of you will be able to attend. 

Kind regards,

Alex

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Olly Sutton

Message from Alexandra:

My beloved husband Olly, will be leaving our village for the last time on Monday 1st November.

If you would like to say farewell to him as he leaves the village, we will be leaving at 12:05pm from the Old Post Office.

On 15 January next year, we will be hosting a larger event at the Memorial Hall from 2pm, where his family and friends from all walks of life can celebrate Olly’s life.   

We hope many of you will be able to attend. 

Kind regards,

Alex

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Olly Sutton

Message from Alexandra:

My beloved husband Olly, will be leaving our village for the last time on Monday 1st November.

If you would like to say farewell to him as he leaves the village, we will be leaving at 12:05pm from the Old Post Office.

On 15 January next year, we will be hosting a larger event at the Memorial Hall from 2pm, where his family and friends from all walks of life can celebrate Olly’s life.   

We hope many of you will be able to attend. 

Kind regards,

Alex

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Mis-delivered parcel

Message from John Micklefield:

We were expecting a delivery to Gardeners Cottage today, from Amazon. It was addressed to friends staying with us – Vidal Brownlee, but unfortunately he got the post code slightly wrong – DE6 1QD rather than 1QB. 

Amazon say it was delivered but there’s no sign up here.

Please contact Jon on 075 if was delivered to you.

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Alison Edge

Shaun Edge and family would like to invite their local friends to a celebration of Alison’s life this Saturday (4th September), at Parwich Legion, from 6.30 pm onwards.

Hotch will be providing the tunes and there will be refreshments..

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Alison Edge

Shaun Edge and family would like to invite their local friends to a celebration of Alison’s life on Saturday 4th September, at Parwich Legion, from 6.30 pm onwards.

Hotch will be providing the tunes and there will be refreshments..

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Alison Edge

Shaun Edge and family would like to invite their local friends to a celebration of Alison’s life on Saturday 4th September, at Parwich Legion, from 6.30 pm onwards.

Hotch will be providing the tunes and there will be refreshments..

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A Plea – Please Slow Down

Please can I ask all drivers to slow down when rounding the bend at Dale’s Yard.This afternoon at approx. 5:30 pm, a red car heading out of Parwich in the middle of the road, came round the bend much faster than is appropriate, skidding to get back on his/her side of the road. It’s certainly not the first time: a Tate oil tanker, a big black estate car and another car, all had to take evasive action recently to avoid hitting me whilst I was ‘crawling’ round that bend. Visibility is zero and there is nowhere to escape at that point when driving towards Parwich.

Thanks.

 Kind regards, 

Saskia T

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Alison Edge

Shaun Edge and family would like to invite their local friends to a celebration of Alison’s life on Saturday 4th September, at Parwich Legion, from 6.30 pm onwards.

Hotch will be providing the tunes and there will be refreshments..

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A Big Thank You!

Much to our amazement and delight, Nia and Ed have decided to donate the proceeds from this year’s Panoramic 5 to the blog. We have a numbers of costs annually covering things like web hosting, storage, domain mapping (don’t ask), add free site and more. These costs have in the last few years been covered by generous donations from the PDHS, Parwich Welfare Fund, individual village resident donations and the team themselves. With Covid knocking out the PDHS open gardens the blog’s coffers were in danger of running dry so it is with great joy we received this incredibly generous donation! We now have sufficient funds for several years and even the possibility of upgrading some of our hosting services.

The team would like to thank Nia and Ed and also all the volunteers who helped with the event and the competitors on the night who collectively have made this donation possible.

Thank you all!

A very happy and emotionally overwhelmed Blog Team 🙂

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Dennis Evans

Funeral and Burial of Dennis Evans to be held at Parwich Church, 22nd July 2021 at 10.45am, all welcome (assuming restrictions are lifted by the Church in line with the recent Government proposal) wake to follow afterwards at the Sycamore where the family hope you will join them.

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Dennis Evans

Funeral and burial of Dennis Evans to be held at Parwich Church, 22nd July 2021 at 10.45am, all welcome (assuming restrictions are lifted by the Church in line with the recent Government proposal) wake to follow afterwards at the Sycamore where the family hope you will join them.

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Congratulations!

To Willie Bunting of Alsop who is 100 years old today.

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Amongst the items posted on here for sale on behalf of Geoff and Jack Allsopp is this chest. The lid of the chest is inscribed “Sampson Allsopp 1883” . Sampson was the grandfather of Geoff and Jack. Born in Newton Grange, Sampson married Jeanetta Katherine Brownlee in 1885 in Alsop, presumably taking this chest with him to start his married life. Sampson and Jeanetta had 7 children including Francis Victor who was the father of Geoff, Jack and their 5 brothers and 2 sisters. Sampson died in 1929 and Jeanetta in 1938. They are buried here in Parwich.

It would be good to think that there may be someone out there, related to the Allsopps who might be interested in acquiring this piece of family history.

Enquiries to Christine D 216

SOLD

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Message from Ada B

Ada would like to thank everyone for the gifts she received on her 92nd birthday last month. She received some beautiful flowers, plants, chocolates  and cards. Also a lovely chocolate birthday cake. It was all very nice.

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Thank You

I’d like to thank all those people who have stopped by 6 Chestnut Cottages to wave to Alan.

It really cheers him up

I can’t thank you all enough, please continue, as the days get warmer we are hoping he will be able to sit out and chat to passers by. This is our goal, he misses socialising like so many others.

Thank you so much it really means a lot

Janette H

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Tom’s on TV

Stuart Chambers has kindly let us know that Tom will be on ITV’s ‘Love Your Weekend’ with Alan Titchmarsh at 10am this morning

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