Lisa's bittersweet bike ride in husband's memory by xumiaomaio



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Lisa’s bittersweet bike ride in husband’s memory
                                    On 21st November Lisa              channel my energies to get me        extended her target to £0,000.
                                    Davis of Myrtle Way, Brough        through this difficult time”.          Lisa said; “This has been a
                                    embarked on the most                 Lisa clocked up many miles         bittersweet experience as the
                                    emotional journey of her           cycling around the area in           ride took place almost a year to
                                    life. Lisa travelled to Egypt      preparation for the gruelling        the date after Anthony died and
                                    with 28 others to raise            270 mile round trip. The             Egypt is where we took our last
                                    money for the British Heart        expedition took place over five      holiday together”.
                                    Foundation by taking part in       days in heat up to 30°C. One           Lisa is passionate about raising
                                    a bicycle ride along the Nile.     leg of the journey was over 80       awareness of heart disease, as
                                      Lisa’s husband Anthony           miles. She said; “A couple of        she says; “Something like this
                                    tragically died suddenly from      times I got very emotional and       could happen to anyone at
                                    heart failure a year ago aged      felt like I couldn’t go on, but      anytime at any age”.
                                    just 4. Lisa said of Anthony;     it was as if Anthony was there
                                    “He was my best friend and I       urging me on to finish”.
                                    miss him more than I can say.        Lisa needed to raise £3,000 to
                                    This cycle ride was an amazing     cover expenses and a donation
                                    and emotional experience.          to the charity but has so far
                                    I cried a lot, laughed even        actually raised almost £9,000.
                                    more and made so many new          You can still make a donation
                                    friends. It was a chance to do     at               Taking the heat: Lisa stops for a
                                    something worthwhile, and          lisadavis6 as she has now            roadside break.

Early Christmas surprise for Brough Bananas                                                    Police band raises the
Christmas came early for Lifestyle              Brough Bananas very busy all Summer.           roof with festive fanfare
team the Brough Bananas. Hannah                  Steven Bell, Managing Director of Falcon      The Humberside Police Brass Band
Goodwin (11), Hattie Clarricoates,              Cycles said; “The sheer amount of time and     performed to a packed Village Hall at
Issy Almond, Jade Featherstone and              effort each team puts into their projects to   the annual Christmas concert hosted by
Rebecca Cook (all 10) received top of           benefit the local community is outstanding.    Elloughton-cum-Brough Parish Council.
the range mountain bikes at a surprise          On behalf of Falcon Cycles we hope Brough
presentation at Brough School. The              Bananas enjoy their bikes. Well done!”
bikes were donated by Falcon Cycles
in recognition of the girls’ amazing
efforts over the Summer.
  The team decided to raise awareness of
type  diabetes after Hannah experienced
someone having a ‘hypo’. The girls made
informative leaflets giving advice on
what to do if someone is suffering from
hypoglycaemia. They had an information                                                         The lively programme featured seasonal
stand at the BAE Systems Family Day, ran a                                                     classics like Hark The Herald Angels Sing
cake stall (all low sugar of course) and held                                                  as well as Minnie The Moocher and other
a games day at a local care home. These                                                        modern favourites. The rousing finale
activities, along with many others kept                                                        included A Christmas Festival and the
                                                                                               band’s theme Coppertones which had
Record turn out for village art exhibition                                                     the delighted audience clapping along.

                        The Parish Council sponsored
                        Art & Photography Exhibition
                                                                                                   Editors: Justine & Duncan McMillan
                        was a great success this year
                        with a very high standard                                                               Petuaria Press
                        of exhibitors and record                                                            PO Box 124, Brough,
                                                                                                          East Yorkshire HU15 1YH.
                        attendance. The award for
                        most popular exhibit was won                                                Email:
                        by Denny Lincoln for her Swan                                                 Messages/Fax: 01482 665600
                        Lake which is pictured right                                                   Petuaria Press is funded by
                        with the winner’s trophy.          and was won by Holly Wilson           Elloughton-cum-Brough Parish Council
                         The children’s section was        aged 7 (pictured left) for her       
                        much better supported this year    painting of Welton Church.            Produced by Art & Soul ·

                                          Brough boilerman Jim celebrates 100th birthday
    Former pupils of South Hunsley
                                                                               Brough resident Jim                  in Brough Manor 8 months
    School who left between 980-
    85 can look forward to catching
                                                                               Willingham celebrated his            ago. He is a lifelong Hull FC
    up with old classmates soon.                                               100th birthday on 25th               supporter and only recently
    A reunion is taking place at                                               September last year. Jim, the        stopped attending matches.
    Blackburn Leisure Club on 6th                                 100 year
                                                                               last surviving of ten siblings,      Residents will know Jim as a
    March, organised by Dawn                                      old Jim      was born in Thorngumbald             keen cyclist, having only given
    Fawcett (née Holtby). For more                                Willingham   and did farm work in his             this up when he turned 90.
    details contact justine@                                      proudly      youth. In 1941 he moved                All the family joined Jim at and we                                    shows        to Brough to work as a               Brough Manor to celebrate his
    will pass on your details.                                    off the      boilerman at what is now             milestone birthday. Jim has two
    The local Independent                                         birthday
                                                                               BAE systems.                         sons, Keith who lives locally and
    Monitoring Board at Her                                       card he
                                                                  received       Jim lived in a bungalow on         Barry who lives in London. He
    Majesty’s Prison Wolds,                                                    Haven Avenue for 67 years            also has three grandchildren
                                                                  from the
    Everthorpe are recruiting
                                                                  Queen.       before taking up residence           and three great grandchildren.
    new board members from

                                          Happy hiker
    the area. Positions are
    voluntary but expenses are                                                 Scouts get the Boot on marathon
    paid. This is a challenging
    and worthwhile opportunity.           says thank you
    For more information contact          As reported in the Autumn
    Bernard Pearson on 666661.            edition of Petuaria Press, Doug
    The Environment Agency has            Kirk of Elloughton completed
    submitted a planning application      the Wolds Way in September.
    to East Riding of Yorkshire Council   Doug walked the 80 miles to
    for flood defences by the River       raise money for the National
    Humber. The plans include sheet       Kidney Federation just seven
    piling and earth embankments          months after receiving a kidney      Teams from Elloughton-               team came in seventh place of
    amongst other improvements.
                                          transplant himself. Doug and         cum-Brough Scout troop               6 teams, finishing in a total
    If approved construction will
    commence in Spring 200,
                                          wife Jenny wish to thank             successfully completed the           time of twelve hours and seven
    reducing the risk to over 500         everyone who donated and             Fells Marathon in North              minutes. Pictured above right
    homes and 25 commercial               supported him in his challenge.      Yorkshire, walking 21 miles          they are (L-R) Daniel Heron,
    properties includng BAE Systems.      Currently over £2,000 has been       over two days and carrying           Angus McMillan, Daniel Oakley,
    The Country Park Inn, Hessle          raised and the total is expected     all their own equipment.             Michael Royle and Nathan Lyons.
    was the venue for a fund-             to reach £2,500.                       One of the two Brough teams          The event took place over a
    raising event held on behalf                                               taking part finished in second       weekend. Scouts walked twelve
    of the Encephalitis Society                                                place with a total time of ten       miles on the Saturday, camping
    in October. The event was                                                  hours and 29 minutes. They           overnight and cooking their
    organised by Brough resident                                               were awarded the Haltemprice         own meal before walking a
    and long term fund-raiser                                                  Scout Section Fells Marathon         further nine miles to the finish
    Cath Agnew. Best-selling
                                                                               Trophy, ‘The Boot’ for their         on the Sunday. Four teams
    author Gervase Phinn played
                                                                               achievement. Well done to            taking part where disqualified
    host. The evening raised a
    staggering £4011.30 with                                                   Aneil Sanghera, Alex Almond,         after either losing their way,
    donations still coming in.                                                 Peter Stone, James Roos and          missing out checkpoints or
                                          Fund-rasier Doug Kirk with his       Lewis Beaton, pictured above         failing to complete the route
    The hard work of green fingered       fellow hikers on the Wolds Way.
    residents has been recognised.                                             left (L-R). The other Brough         within the permitted time.
    Elloughton-cum-Brough won
    a Silver Gilt Rose award in the       Team Sugar Rush off on holiday Student appeals
                                          The area‘s Lifestyle teams
    small town category of the
    annual Yorkshire In Bloom             did very well again last year.
                                                                         child support group which is
                                                                         a lifeline for newly-diagnosed for help to hike
    Competition. The award was one        One of our teams ‘Sugar              families. They produced leaflets      Local student Andrew Clark
    of many presented in a ceremony       Rush’ won one of the major           which were informative and            hopes to take part in a tough
    at Bridlington Spa in September.      prizes, a PGL Adventure              well researched. These were           hiking challenge to raise
    Plans for building an                 Holiday to Wales.                    distributed and displayed at          funds to find cancer cures.
    extension to the front of               Sugar Rush decided to do           events throughout the Summer.           Andy, 22 will join the 200
    Brough Methodist Church               everything within their power          The girls, Catherine Banks,         Hike for Hope in November
    have been submitted. If
                                          to educate the public about          Jessica Carr, Shayma Fleet,           on a five day trek through
    permission is obtained the
                                          diabetes as one team member          Rhiannon Gurney and Emily             the Kerala region of south
    work will commence in June
    or July at a cost of £100,000.        has a younger sister with the        Johnson received praise for their     western India. In order to
    A third of the money has              type  variant of the disease.       mature handling of this sensitive     take part Andy must raise
    already been raised but fund-           The group raised funds along       topic.                                £3,200 for the Hike for Hope
    raising will continue through         the way for the parent and                                                 charities, which this year are
    until the Spring.                                                                                                Prostate UK and Wellbeing for
    A new bench dedicated to                                                                                         Women. Andy is appealing
    the memory of Elloughton                                                                                         for help from residents to
    postmaster Roger Spencer is                                                                                      raise the money. For more
    now in place outside St Mary’s                                                                                   information contact Ryan
    Church. The bench was donated                                              Winning Lifestyle team Sugar
                                                                                                                     Duffield on 0793 538742, or
    by Scruton Homes, developers                                               Rush at their pirate-themed coffee
                                                                               morning back in the Summer.           you can pledge your support
    of the former dairy site on
                                                                               The girls raised over £800 for the    online at http://original.
    Stockbridge Road, Elloughton.
                                                                               Diabetes Support Group.     

Audition success for                “Wear your helmets” say youngsters                                           Creative Space
Elloughton dancers                  Enterprising youngsters
Louisa North and Lucy               from Welton School are
Simpson, both aged 0 and           campaigning for children on
from Elloughton, have been          wheels to wear a helmet.
accepted into the Northern            Whether on bikes, skateboards
Ballet Theatre. The girls have      or rollerblades, the children are
been pupils at the Rachel           urging others to always wear a
Salmon School of Dance              helmet. They experienced first
which runs regular sessions         hand how not doing so may
in Elloughton Village Hall and      cause severe head injuries when
Brough Community Centre, as         a friend fell, cracking open          (L-R) Eleanor Crompton Mud, Abigail
well as other locations in the      the helmet she was wearing.           Patterson and Christopher Longwell.   Mother and daughter Jane
West Hull villages.                 Without a helmet the outcome          Not pictured Amelia Kime.             McMillan and Phillippa
                                    could have been very different.       who is organising an assembly         Humphrey have teamed up
                                      Morag Longwell, mother of           with road safety officers. They       to launch a new social activity
                                    one of the children heading           have also made posters to put         group for local craft-workers.
                                    the campaign, said; “We are           up around the village, helping        Two free taster sessions
                                    all very proud of them”. They         to raise awareness of this            are planned and if there is
                                    wrote to their head teacher           important issue.                      sufficient interest it is hoped
                                                                                                                that regular sessions will
                                    Squadron sent packing for Wings appeal                                      become a permanent fixture
                                    Brough Air Cadets, 324               bag-packing for customers at a        in the calendar.
                                    (Hawker Blackburn) Squadron           Hull city centre store.                 The group is aimed
                                    ATC presented a cheque for              RAFA support current and            specifically at local residents
  Lucy began dancing three          £326 to the Driffield branch of       former members of the Royal           who feel isolated, especially
years ago and secured a place       the Royal Airforce Association        Air Force who are in need of          due to caring commitments
on the Northern Ballet Theatre      (RAFA) in support of its annual       help as a result of setbacks          or a disability. The intention
Associate Programme after           “Wings” Appeal. To raise the          in their lives. The cheque            is to provide a creative space
just one audition. She has          money a number of cadets,             was presented at the cadet            where people can meet up
also been offered a place on        supported by staff, carried out       headquarters in Skillings Lane.       to indulge their craft-based
the Northern Ballet Theatre’s                                                                                   hobby or try out new activities
Centre for Advanced Training                                                          Pictured are Wing         and share ideas. The two hour
Programme.                                                                            commander Phil            sessions will take place at the
  Louisa has been dancing                                                             Leadbetter, Cadets        Community Centre from pm
for six years and attended                                                            Daniel Lee and Thomas     until 3pm on Thursday 28th
                                                                                      Hall, Corporal Mike
the Northern Ballet Theatre                                                           Buckingham, Corporal
                                                                                                                January and 4th February.
Summer Course. She is                                                                 David Wilson, Cadet       For more info text or phone
now training with the Ballet                                                          Daniel Loughton and       Phillippa on 0757 48855 or
Company while continuing                                                              Mr Stuart Thompson.       call Jane on 66782.
RAD training at the Rachel
Salmon School of Dance.             Planet Rabbit lands in Brough                     Pedestrians in peril from poor parking
  The school, opened in             Theatre company Planet Rabbit is bringing         The village footpaths are becoming increasingly
200, has had several pupils        John Goodrum’s Sorry I Love You to Brough         hazardous due to poor parking practices and
accepted into the Northern          for a one night only performance at the           inconsiderate cyclists. Common culprits are those
Ballet Theatre. Rachel said;        Methodist Church on 26th March. Planet            parking on pavements or obstructing driveways. Parking
“As a relatively new school it is   Rabbit was set up by Brough girl Claire Butler    in restricted zones outside schools presents a particular
very encouraging now that we        and tours popular plays around small towns        danger to young schoolchildren, hiding them from
are starting to see the results     and villages across the north of England.         oncoming traffic. Pedestrians are also under threat
with children I have been able      Claire, 36 attended South Hunsley and went        from a number of adult cyclists riding recklessly on
to train from the beginning.”       on to study performing arts at Hull College       village footpaths. Humberside Police and East Riding
For more information contact        before attending RADA. For more details see       of Yorkshire Council are campaigning to highlight the
Rachel Salmon on 665227.   or call 07986 22300.          problems, and the Police may prosecute offenders.

Cubs make a splash at swimming gala                                         POLICE REPORT
Brough Cubs swam                                                           Staffing levels at Brough Police     They are well supported by a
their way to victory                                                       Station have been under              number of Special Constables
in the Haltemprice                                                         scrutiny recently after a number     led by Sergeant Howard
District Swimming                                                          of staff were unable to work         Wauldby who contribute a
Gala at Ennerdale                                                          due to illness. Inspector John       many hours to the community.
Sports Centre. The                                                         Thirkettle, the Neighbourhood          A support system is in place
tension mounted as                                                         Policing Team Commander              which allows other officers
the boys endured                                                           for Haltemprice, has made            to help with patrolling and
a nail-biting wait                                                         assurances that local services       problem solving. Inspector
for the result. With                                                       will not suffer. Staff who           Thirkettle will continue to
only one point in it    Back row (L-R): Jack Plummer, Dominick Kissack,
                                                                           remain on duty will continue to      evaluate the situation and has
the team went crazy     Harry Hobson, Oliver Atkinson, Bayley Rowlands.    visit victims of crime and carry     promised to do whatever it
when the result was     Front row: Joshua Paddison, George Mayson,         out foot patrols during the day      takes to ensure that service
announced.              Shad Stone, Harry Taylor and Freddie Capes.        and throughout the evenings.         levels are maintained.

    Cricketers’ title and promotion in centenary year Curtain goes up on
    Hull Ionians Coal Exporters (HICE) The club also fields a 3rd XI playing comedy capers
    Cricket Club finished the year with a                   Saturdays, a midweek XI and junior cricket           The Petuaria Players’ forthcoming
    double promotion at the close of 2009.                  section. Anyone who enjoys a game will               production Curtain Up is written by Peter
      The st XI won the Division  title in                be made most welcome, regardless of                  Quilter and promises an entertaining night
    the Insurance Partnership East Yorkshire                age or ability. Contact club secretary Barry         out at the Village Hall this January. This
    Cricket Alliance and will be promoted to                Young on 07808 98757 or chairman Mike               fast paced comedy follows the story of five
    the Premier Division for 200. The 2nd                  Kingston on 66763 for more details.                 women who inherit shares in a dilapidated
    Xl finished runners up in Division 2, also                                                                   theatre and plan to bring it back to life
    winning a promotion.                                                                                         again. They try various fund-raising schemes
      HICE was formed in 996 when the Coal                                                                      and of course plans go hilariously awry
    Exporters merged with Hull Ionians. The                                                                      along the way. Performances run from
    club has gone from strength to strength                                                                      28th to 30th January and tickets cost £6.
    and these latest achievements make a fitting                                                                 For booking or further information contact
    end to what was the 00th year of cricket                                                                    Stella Reuben on 66860.
    for the Coal Exporters part of the club.
      A Centenary Dinner was held at
    Brantingham Park back in September to                                                                        The Station House Restaurant on
    mark the occasion and also to celebrate                                                                      Station Road, Brough is celebrating
    Ionians’ 43 years.                                      Champions - Hull Ionians Cricket Exporters 1st XI    five years in business this year. The
                                                                                                                 restaurant enjoys a reputation for
                                                       Details understood to be correct at time of               serving first class Chinese and Asian
                                                       going to press. Please check with venue.                  cuisine and is popular throughout
    Sat 9th January                       and Monuments Office gives          Sun 14th March                     the villages and beyond. With the
    Flossie Malavialle, Hunsley           a presentation about local          Wolds & Riverbank                  Chinese New Year approaching
    Acoustic Music - Half Moon            historical finds. Tickets £2,       Countryside Society                in February, owner Monica Chu
    French and British folk - £8.         children free, from 7.30pm.         - Spindlewood Nature               is offering readers the chance to
    Crossfire - Red Hawk                  Sat 13th February                   Reserve First working party of     sample a meal for two to the value
    Sat 16th January                      Hull Ionians v Bradford             the year - tidying up and bulb     of £30. Just tell us which animal will
    Lee Davidson - Red Hawk               Bingley - Brantingham Park          planting from 0am - 2 noon.      represents the next Chinese year.
    Fri 22nd January                      20th Anniversary Pre-Match          Fri 19th March                     One entry will be selected at random
    Wolds & Riverbank                     Lunch with entertainment from       Jazz Night at the Ferry            to win the prize.
    Countryside Society -                 comedian Alfie Moore all for        Live jazz quartet.                 Send your answers by email to
    Welton Memorial Hall Nigel            £5 inc. match admission.           Sat 20th March           
    Nethercote gives an illustrated       Rattlefish - Ferry Inn              Crossfire - The Ferry              or by post to PO Box 124, Brough,
    talk on local wildlife. Tickets £2,   East Yorkshire’s finest indie       Rock cover band.                   HU15 1YH to arrive by 31st January.
    children free, from 7.30pm.           party band - and they’re from       Fri 26th March                     Remember to include your name,
    Sat 23rd January                      Brough!                             Planet Rabbit’s Sorry I Love       address and phone number!
    National Division 2 North             Fri 19th February                   You - Brough Methodist
    Rugby Union Hull Ionians              Jazz Night at the Ferry             Church Travelling theatre for                Your Guide To
    v Waterloo - Brantingham              Live jazz quartet.                  one night only.                              Elloughton-cum-Brough
    Park Admission FREE with this         Sat 27th February                   Sat 27th March                               Parish Council
    copy of Petuaria Press.               The Peasants - The Ferry            The Snip - The Ferry               Parish Clerk
    THE Elvis - Red Hawk                  Acoustic rock - with a twist…       Local favourites playing rock      Jane Smith PO Box 124, Brough, HU15 1YH
    Elvis tribute Night.                  Bram Taylor, Hunsley                and indie covers.                  Tel: 01482 665600
    Thu 28th - Sat 30th                   Acoustic Music - Half               Jinski - Whisky Dogs               Office: 60 Welton Road, Brough
                                                                                                                 Open Tue/Wed/Thu 9.30-12.30pm
    January                               Moon Traditional songs              - Farino, Hunsley Acoustic
    Petuaria Players Curtain              and contemporary humour             Music - Elloughton Village         Bryan Davis 3 Thornhams Way, Elloughton Tel:
    Up - Village Hall Fast paced          “taylored” to the audience          Hall An impressive three act       666455
    comedy capers.                        requirements!                       line up for the year’s first HAM   Vice Chairman
    Sat 30th January                      Sun 28th February                   event at the Village Hall.         Kathleen Galbraith 1 Chantreys Drive,
                                                                                                                 Elloughton Tel: 668381
    Storm - Red Hawk                      We’re Havin’ A Larf -               Sun 28th March
                                                                                                                 Parish Councillors
    Rock covers.                          Brantingham Park Four               We’re Havin’ A Larf                Kate Brogden 39 Stockbridge Road,
    Burns Supper - Brantingham            professional comedians. Tickets     - Brantingham Park Four            Elloughton Tel: 666277
    Park with the ‘Top Notch’             £5 in advance, £7 on the door.      professional comedians. Tickets    Peter Burgess 56a Welton Road, Brough
    Ceilidh band and three course         Fri 5th March                       £5 in advance, £7 on the door.     Tel: 07766 133705
    Scottish dinner £22.                  Jazz Night at the Ferry             Alternate Thursdays                Anthony Busk 5 St Marys Close, Elloughon
                                                                                                                 Tel: 07718 518759
    Sun 31st January                      Live jazz quartet.                  Open Mic Night - Red Hawk
                                                                                                                 Martin Credland 16 Lastingham, Elloughton
    We’re Havin’ A Larf -                 Fri 12th March                      All music lovers welcome to        Tel: 669361
    Brantingham Park Four                 Wolds & Riverbank                   come and listen, play or sing!     Sue Duckles 8 Railway Cottages, Brough
    professional comedians. Tickets       Countryside Society                 Event Contact Details              Tel: 07957 872024
    £5 in advance, £7 on the door.        - Welton Memorial Hall              Ferry Inn Tel 667340.              Tony Galbraith 1 Chantreys Drive, Elloughton
    Sat 6th February                      Historian Nick Sumerton talks       Red Hawk Tel 667340.               Tel: 668381
    Rock Night at the Ferry Inn           about the Roman occupation          Brantingham Park Tel 667302.       Coleen Gill 74 Spindlewood, Elloughton
                                                                                                                 Tel: 666924
    Rock disco.                           and its effect on the local area.   Hunsey Acoustic Music
                                                                                                                 Rita Hudson 35 Welton Low Road, Elloughton
    Fri 12th February                     Tickets £2, children free, from     Will Richardson. Tel 665656.       Tel: 665234
    Wolds & Riverbank                     7.30pm.                             Mob 0784 6083.                  Sarah Rowe 1 Balmoral Lane, Brough
    Countryside Society                   Sat 13th March                      Wolds & Riverbank                  Tel: 07866 395811
    - Welton Memorial Hall                Rock Night at the Ferry Inn         Countryside Society                Pat Smith 36 Drovers Rise, Elloughton
    Ruth Atkinson of the Sites            Rock disco.                         Tony Clark. Tel 668064.            Tel: 666785


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