Monthly Archives: June 2014

Bacon-Buttie weekend

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June 24, 2014

We just wanted to give grateful thanks for the huge support Litton Village Hall received over this weekend. The total amount raised was an amazing £790. A very sincere thanks to all who supplied cakes, buns etc., and gave most generous donations: also to the very many helpers and bakers from The Hall’s Committee and […]

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Board Members wanted

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June 24, 2014

Interested in food? Want to know more about how a social enterprise works? Looking to get involved in your local community? Tideswell School of Food and Taste Tideswell are looking for potential voluntary board members to bring new ideas, skills and perspectives to its existing board. We are particularly interested in hearing from people with […]

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Litton WW1 Weekend

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June 24, 2014

Friday July 4th – Sunday 6th 2014 Here’s almost everything you need to know about it! Saturday July 5th at 2.30pm near the Methodist Church Come and process behind the Band through the village and into the playing field behind Christ Church. 3.00pm in the memorial field behind Christ Church. This big event (that you’ll […]

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Support Dogs talk

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June 24, 2014

Miller’s Dale & District WI’s June speaker was the Reverend Jane Sharp and her dog Forster; her subject was entitled ‘Support Dogs’. Jane gave us a most interesting and thought-provoking talk. ‘Support Dogs’ originated in and are based in Sheffield, although they supply trained dogs nationwide. These dogs provide ‘disability assistance’ to improve people’s quality […]

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Live from London

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June 24, 2014

Tideswell Cinema has a fantastic programme of live screenings in the next few weeks. This month, on Thursday 17th, the highly anticipated production of David Hare’s play “Skylight” is to be shown, starring Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy. This is to be screened live from The National Theatre. When first produced in 1995, the play […]

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200+ Club

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June 24, 2014

The results of the June 2014 200+ Club draw. In addition our cash prizes the Tideswell Arts Festival has generously donated three tickets per month for the next 3 months, so that nine lucky 200+ club members can win a free ticket to the concert of their choice during the festival in September. £50 – […]

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Chef Joe’s NETTLE SOUP – Serves 2

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June 24, 2014

2 large handfuls of nettle tips, you only want the young leaves. 1 medium sized potato 1 small onion 1 clove garlic 500ml water or light stock salt and pepper to season 8 grates nutmeg 15g butter 50ml double cream (optional) Method Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the onion, cook until the […]

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Dear Editor

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June 24, 2014

As an annual visitor to Tideswell may I congratulate you on the continuation of your excellent Village Voice. I was also this year most impressed by the History phone box and have planted the idea with our local history society and museum here in Llangollen. Whilst writing can I also offer a constructive criticism in […]

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Nuts about Netball

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June 24, 2014

If you used to play netball and want to give it a go again, a Back 2 Netball class runs every Tuesday between 7 and 8pm at Great Longstone School Sport Hall. It is great for fitness and the regulars burnt over 500 calories each and completed over 4000 steps at just one netball session! […]

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Tidsa Ramblers

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June 24, 2014

It was a steady climb from Alport up to Robin Hood’s Stride where the silhouette of the rocks was striking. Having failed to find the hermit’s cave on this occasion a handily sited memorial bench seemed an ideal stop for lunch. The only drawback of the route was the number of cattle we encountered. There […]

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