The first Village Rounders & Picnic event was judged a success by all those that attended. A common theme of the comments received was – “it is really good to have an event that allows both children and adults to get involved”.
After about 90 minutes of Rounders we all relaxed with our picnics, snacks and drinks and shared stories of summer camping expeditions and other local events both past and future. So if you couldn’t get to this years event then look out for the 2012 gathering as it is really worth jotting that date in your diaries. If anybody took pictures of the event please forward them to our new Photo Editor.
The next family event with picnic will be on the 11th September (Grandparents day apparently!) on the village field. I hope to see you all around 2pm for Petanque. French dress is optional but French wine and bread are mandatory!
Voyezvous, là Votre Ami.
The Garden Party at the Beehive originally arranged for July 17th was postponed due to the weather until September 4th. However, it is now apparent that very few of the people who usually help to operate the event are able to be present.
So reluctantly the event is now being cancelled. September 4th is now certain to be a lovely sunny day.
Thanks and congratulations to Ashley Spendlove as he leaves us on Sept 18 to take his place at University. He has been a very reliable, steadfast and cheerful Sunday shop worker and filler-in at other times. Thanks and congratulations too to George Tyler who has helped us in the shop
here and there and now moves on to University. We will miss you both!
Darcie Collington and Jess Bevan-Beirne will take over the Sunday shift between them so two new smiling faces to greet you as they start regular work in the shop.
We need more help – we want to build up our volunteer group more to cope with the many demands of the shop. We are asking for two hours a fortnight which can be in the mornings (11-1) or in the afternoons (3-5) or even the 5.30-6.30 shift on a Friday.
Jen (sister of current volunteer Lucy) is starting this month and Maurice (recently moved into Rose Cottage) in Sept.
Thanks so much to them. Can you help too?! Please see Nikki in the shop (8.30-11) weekdays.
Our next meeting will be on Wednesday 14th September in the Village Hall starting at 7.30pm.
This month’s speaker is Nick Lockett on Photography.
Anita Butt on 01335 370495
The Book Group will meet in the Barley Mow at 8:30 on Wednesday 14 September to discuss Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell. Everyone is welcome to join.
The Stable Shop
Summer Opening Hours
Mon 8.30am-1pm 3pm-5.30pm
Tues 8.30am-1pm 3pm-5.30pm
Wed 8.30am-1pm Closed
Thur 8.30am-1pm 3pm-5.30pm
Fri 8.30am-1pm 3pm-6.30pm
Sat 8.30am-1pm 2pm-5.30pm
Sun & PH 8.30am-10.30am
Fresh bread from The Bakehouse, Wirksworth
Pies, pasties etc from Maycock’s, Holloway
Fresh fruit and veg from Jackson’s and Palins
Local milk, cheese, yoghurt from Peak Dairy and Spondon Cheesery
Fresh meat, ham, sausages etc from Pig’s Tale
Delicious local Ice cream from Bluebells and Peak District Dairy
We stock some fresh goods, but to ensure we have what you want when you want it, we are always happy to take your order in advance on 01335 371863 Vegetable boxes to order, min value £5.
Also on sale: newspapers, magazines, sweets; a wide range of grocery and household products Extra useful services – Cashback /Credit Card / Spondon Dry Cleaning /Stamps. If there is something you would like us to stock, please let us know.
Nikki Bierne – Stable Shop Manager 01335 371863
Kirk Ireton Diary for April 2011, if viewing this on the websites main page, please click the title to view/download.
Kirk Ireton Diary for January 2011, if viewing this on the websites main page, please click the title to view/download.
Kirk Ireton Diary for December 2010, if viewing this on the websites main page, please click the title to view/download.