February 2013

New album for local artist

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February 1, 2013

End Of Summer (released January 2012) is a collection of seven new compositions of guitar-led latin and jazz flavoured instrumental music from Greg Walker, five-time multi-category finalist and semi-finalist in the acclaimed UK Song Contest. Greg’s debut album, Straight From The Source 1, held the No.1 position simultaneously in the overall Jazz chart, the Latin Jazz […]

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Befriending Champion needed

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January 29, 2013

The Derbyshire Trusted Befriending Network has just been launched by the County Council. The network aims make to make it easier for isolated and vulnerable people to find a suitable befriending service that matches their needs in their area. Eighteen befriending services, which have reached set quality standards have been successfully accredited as network members.
The […]

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Weather Stats for 2012

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January 23, 2013

Tideswell, Derbyshire  –  Whole Year 2012 —————————————-   Mean max:                          11.9 (+0.4) Mean min:                           4.9 (+0.1) Mean temp:                          8.4 (+0.3)   Highest max:                       28.3 (24 May) Lowest max:                        -0.3 (8 + 10 Feb)   Lowest min:                        -8.8 (4 Feb) Highest min:                       15.4 (18 Aug)   Lowest grass:                     -12.8 (3 Feb)   Air frosts:                         52 Ground […]

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February’s front cover

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January 23, 2013
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From the Editor

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January 23, 2013

We had our second annual Village Voice ‘staff’ party in mid January. It was a splendid affair with around 20 of the estimated 30 folk who are involved in one capacity or other with getting the Village Voice from the computer out to you. I do occasionally get phone calls from residents asking where their […]

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MS Get-Togethers

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January 23, 2013

MS is the result of damage to myelin – a protective sheath surrounding the nerve fibres of the brain and spinal cord. When myelin is damaged, messages are slow, distorted or do not get through at all and cause the symptoms of MS. MS has periods of relapse and remission, either with a rapid or […]

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Don’t throw it, Freegle it!

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January 23, 2013

Was one of your New Year’s resolutions to declutter? Or have you got a pile of Christmas presents that were given with all the best intentions but just aren’t quite what you want? Rather than relegating them to the bin, why not find new homes for your unwanted stuff through Freegle? It’s an easy way […]

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The Magistrate

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January 23, 2013

Following the fall of snow in the last few days quite a few people who had hoped to join us for The Magistrate were unable to do so. I have just spoken with the distributors of the National Theatre content and they have confirmed that we are able to re-screen the content within six weeks […]

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POPPY APPEAL 2012

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January 23, 2013

I offer sincere apologies to Ken Munns and the residents of Cressbrook, for omitting their village from the last Village Voice details of the Appeal. Their contribution to the total was almost £100. Thank you very much and again, my apologies. Jean Jackson

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DAB Your Ears

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January 23, 2013

Radio lovers can rejoice in parts of Tideswell as DAB radio finally arrives in the village – sort of. If you want to know in principle whether you can get DAB radio, the 
getdigitalradio.com website has a postcode checker. My postcode resulted in a No Signal result but one on Sherwood passed the test so […]

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