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CROOTS FARM SHOP VINTAGE AND CLASSIC CAR DAY
Croots Farm Shop in Derbyshire will be staging another of its popular vintage and classic car days.
Running from 11am to 4pm on 29th August 2015, the event will also include a teddy bears picnic, as well as a
BBQ featuring Croots Farm Shop’s award-winning sausages and burgers.
The teddy bears picnic gives youngsters the chance to try their hand at circus skills and balloon modelling.
Croots Farm Shop, which is based at Farnah House Farm, Wirksworth Road, near Duffield, has run similar
events over the past few years, attracting car enthusiasts from across Derbyshire and further afield.
Entry to the vintage and classic car day is free. The cost of the teddy bears picnic is £5 per child and will
include a lunchbox, balloon modelling, bouncy castle and circus workshop which will run from 12.30pm to
2.30pm. Tickets for the teddy bears picnic are available in the shop.
LOCAL TEENAGERS TO HELP UNDER-PRIVILEGED IN GHANA
This month a group of young volunteers are off to Ghana to give support and practical help to some of the
thousands of youngsters who are enduring a life struggle in the townships and rural areas of the country.
Pauline Latham OBE, MP for mid-Derbyshire recently met some of the volunteers and was impressed with the
group at Massive whose headquarters are in the village
Members of the group have been practising some of the skills they will need when they reach Ghana.,” said
Will Leech, Massive project manager.
PASSENGER INCREASE ON DERWENT VALLEY LINE
Latest figures show an impressive 8.27% growth in the number of passengers using stations on the Derwent
Valley Line. There has been continued growth during 2014/15 with the most notable annual
increase being 14% at Cromford. This impressive figure combined with the passenger growth during the
previous year means Cromford passenger journeys have actually increased by over25% in just two years.
WORK IN PROGRESS...GIVE IT A NAME AND WIN £25
Work is now under way to refurbish the sports changing rooms on Eyes Meadow. and once work is complete,
Duffield Parish Council wants to name the new changing room block– and that’s where you come in. They are
looking for imaginative suggestions for the name – there’s a £25 prize up for grabs and the winning name will
be set in stone for years to come!
WE ARE THE CHAMPIONS
The Rotary Club of Belper and Duffield has just been presented with the “Gordon Taylor Trophy” for the best
Rotary Club in the East Midlands District by the District Governor, Steve Lawes.
View the Duffield Carnival photo gallery Click here >>
Ashley Franklin’s Pro carnival photo gallery, 25% of the proceeds from print sales will go to the Duffield
Community Association. Click here>>
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