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					                                                                                                                                            May 2010
                                                                                                                                                           Warsop Page 11
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Great Grandmother
                                                                                                                   Warsop Residents’
                                                                                                                   Positive Response
                                                                                                                   to Store Proposals
does sponsored                                                                                                     Exhibition feedback finds 7 out
skydive for Lincs &                                                                                                of ten in favour of new store
                                                                                                                   More than seventy per cent of residents visiting a public

Notts Air Ambulance.                                                                                               exhibition for a new Tesco foodstore in Market Warsop have
                                                                                                                   backed the company’s plans for a store fronting onto Church
Jean of Clumber Street would like to thank                                                                         The exhibition was staged last week (13/14 April) in the
all friends and business people of Market                                                                          town’s Methodist Church in Clumber Street, to provide an
                                                                                                                   opportunity for local people to study the proposals and talk to
Warsop and district for their support in                                                                           representatives from Tesco about the detailed aspects of the
helping to raise £620 for the charity.                                                                             scheme.
                                                                                                                   Exhibition visitors were invited to complete a feedback form

                                                                                                                   to register their views and comments. From these, 72 per cent
                                                                                                                   of respondents said they supported the scheme, 8 per cent
                                                                                                                   are currently undecided and 20 per cent disagreed with the

                                             Sadie Bradley aged 8, a student at Sherwood
                                             Junior School won the Nottinghamshire County
                                             Floor and Vault Gymnastics Competition at
                                             Rushcliffe Leisure Centre last month, as a result
                                             of this she represented Nottinghamshire in
                                             the East Midlands Regional Floor and Vault
                                             competition at New College Leicester. 
                                             After competing against other gymnasts from Derbyshire,
                                             Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire Sadie went on to
                                             win 2 gold medals.  She won the individual gold medal for her age
                                             group as well as gold in the team event.  Her family are very proud
                                             of her!  Sadie is a member of Worksop Gymnastics Club and has
                                             been training for 4 years, she trains 4 days a week and loves doing
                                                                                                                   The main reasons given by those supporting the new store were
                                                                                                                   to have the opportunity to do a competitively priced weekly

                                                                                                                   family shop in Warsop, rather than travel to nearby towns as
                                                                                                                   most residents explained they currently did. Many welcomed
                                                                                                                   the creation of 70 new jobs for the town and most people felt it
                                                                                                                   would be a ‘good thing’ for Market Warsop.

                                                Welfare FC
                                                                                                                   Those who did not support a new store pointed to the existing
                                                                                                                   traffic issues along Burns Lane (which would provide access to
                                                                                                                   the car park for customers travelling by car); the possible affect
                                                                                                                   on town centre retailers and the loss of two cottages and, to a
                                                are currently looking to add                                       lesser extent, the former cinema, now operating as a bingo hall.
                                                                                                                   Tony Fletcher, Tesco Corporate Affairs Manager, commented:
                                                new players in all positions for                                   “We were delighted that around 250 people took the time to
                                                the upcoming season at Under                                       visit the exhibition and were prepared to offer their views on
                                                                                                                   the proposals for the new store. Naturally it was very pleasing
                                                12 (currently Year 6 ).                                            that such a large majority said they supported the store coming
                                                                                                                   to town, compared to those who did not.”
                                                We play in Rowsley Div 1 on Sundays.
                                                                                                                   Commenting on traffic issues associated with Burns Lane, Mr
                                                                                                                   Fletcher said: “We would work closely with the authorities to
                                                We have a good team but only have a small squad,   and             consider the access arrangements for the store. There may be
                                                to get to the next level we are looking to add new players         opportunities for limited widening of the road along the store
                                                for next season. We are looking for players who like a             boundary, together with improvements to pavements and the
                                                challenge, enjoy their football and have the desire to do          possibility of Tesco sponsoring a residents parking scheme.
                                                well.                                                              Our car park could help parents dropping off and collecting
                                                                                                                   children from the nearby schools, rather than parking on the
                                                We are community status & charter standard club, who are
                                                                                                                   road as currently happens. It’s still very early days, but these are
                                                in the process have having our ground re-developed, with
                                                                                                                   the kind of measures we would consider to improve what local
                                                3 new pitches and an all weather training pitch and new
                                                                                                                   people tell us is already an unsatisfactory situation.”
                                                changing facilities being available in time for next season.
                                                                                                                   Following the public exhibition, Tesco will look to submit a
                                                If this is you, whether you have played for us before, or are
                                                                                                                   planning application to Mansfield District Council over the next
                                                new players you will be made most welcome. Names and
                                                                                                                   couple of months.
                                                details are now being taken. Please get in contact with Gary
                                                or Kevin on the numbers.                                           If approved, the new store would:
                                                MANY THANKS.                                                       	 •	Provide	a	competitively-priced	weekly	shopping	choice	
                                                                                                                       for local people
                                                Kevin   07929490144 or                          	 •	Allow	shoppers	to	stay	local,	rather	than	make	journeys	
                                                                                                                       out of the town
                                                Gary     07939248404
                                                                                                                   	 •	Create	around	70	new	full	and	part-time	jobs
                                                Welbeck Welfare FC Under 12s.                                      	 •	Agree	not	to	offer	in	store	pharmacy,	post	office	or	café	services