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FOLLOWING IN THE HIMALAYAN FOOTSTEPS OF HIS DAUGHTER
Retired teacher John Holmes (62) is trekking in the Himalayas this month trying to complete the renowned Annapurna
Circuit for charity in memory of his and wife Madeleine’s beloved daughter. Philippa.
She was a high flying past pupil of Ecclesbourne School who completed the Annapurna trek herself in 2008, shortly
before her death the following year from a sudden cardiac problem.
For this reason, John is raising money for Cardiac Risk in the Young* (CRY), and for the Steve Sinnott Foundation
‘DISABLED FRIENDLY’ PATH OPENED IN THE MEADOW
Anne Wood, wife of the Millennium Meadow’s originator, Rodney, officially opened the newly laid accessible path by
cutting a ribbon last month (September 7th) and then traversing the site in her wheelchair to the Philippa Holmes
seat overlooking the ponds.
NAT WEST BANK - DUFFIELD BRANCH
It’s official, Nat West Duffield branch will be closing on 7th January 2015.
The nearest branch for Duffield customers will be Belper at 20, King Street, Belper DE56 1PT
Annual Bonfire and Fireworks Display
Duffield Parish Council annual Bonfire and Fireworks Display on Eyes Meadow Saturday November 8th 2014 at 7pm.
Tickets from usual places or on the night. £2 in advance from village stores.
THE CHANGING FACE OF DUFFIELD
Work has already started to restore parts of Duffield to its attractive past and
provide needed housing as developers, some planning permission granted, get to
Buildings adjacent to the listed Duffield Hall are already demolished and work is
expected to start soon on the former Sunlit Laundry site on the A6 and (subject to
planning) on the former Il Forno restaurant area on New Zealand Lane.
SHOTTLE STATION on the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway is open to passengers again.
This beautiful wayside halt is situated at Cowers Lane near Turnditch on the A517 between Belper and Ashbourne.
The first train to call at re-opened Shottle was the 10:15 from Wirksworth to Duffield and itself was the opening
service of the Ecclesbourne Valley Railway's 'Multiple Memories' weekend. (http://www.e-v-r.com/multiplememories/).
please contact Neil Ferguson-Lee on 07775 720045 or email email@example.com for further information.